The Kids Out and About website offers a listing of local summer camps.
You can browse camps by date/week, by age, or by subject.
Check out some of the most interesting summer camps in the Rochester area featured in the Kids Out and About spring newsletter.
R-Centers offer opportunities for youth to expand their horizons and explore their passions at magnet sites which feature structured activities in focused interest areas. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Register at any R-Center to take advantage these exciting summer programs.
Programs are FREE and run Monday – Friday, 8:30a.m.- 4 p.m.
Avenue D R-Center (200 Avenue D; 428-7934)
Sports Center – At Sports Center, kids explore a new sport each week. They learn basic skills through age-appropriate clinics, try fitness exercises, practice as a team, play group games and compete in tournaments.
Campbell Street R-Center (524 Campbell St; 428-7860)
Sports Center – See above description
Edgerton R-Center (41 Backus St; 428-6769)
Creative Arts Workshop – In this arts-infused program, kids can unleash their imaginations. Local artists and trained staff lead daily activities exploring dance, theater, creative writing, music, arts and crafts and more.
Carter Street R-Center (500 Carter St; 428-7890)
The STEM Explosion – Exploring STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects with hands-on activities, helps kids connect learning to their own lives and the world around them. This program will ignite and expand your child’s interest in science and technology.
Humboldt R- Center (1045 Atlantic Ave; 428-7294)
Earth Explorer Expeditions – In this program, kids will discover the great urban outdoors. They’ll explore local parks and natural areas and learn about nature, urban gardening, nutrition, healthy cooking, reusing and recycling and more.
Youth Sports Camp – Kids will learn a new sport each week with a summer-long emphasis on teamwork, and sportsmanship and demonstrating positive behavior on and off the playing field. It is located at the Genesee Valley Field House, 1316 Genesee Street. Ages: 6 to 13 years old.
ArtSmart Summer Camp – This camp will keep your child creative, active and engaged with field trips, group games, theatre, dance, arts and more. It is located at the Lake Riley Lodge, 100 Norris Drive. Ages: 6 to 13 years old.
Dates: July 5 – August 26
Times: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m
Cost: $100 per week for city residents and $145 per week for those living outside the city. Additional siblings can join in the fun at a $20 discount.
The Sandbox offers a safe, fun, clean play & learn environment for little ones all summer long. There are twelve weeks to choose from. Each week includes a theme and each day children will learn through play. Registration is required and all weeks must be paid in advance. For ages less than 7 years.
Dates: June 6 – August 26
Cost: Full Day – $195 per week; Half Day – $145 per week. Before and/or after care available for $15 per day
Location: 1350 Fairport Rd; Fairport, NY 14450
One week camps at Seneca Park Zoo for kids ages 3 to 12.
Times: 9a.m.-12p.m. or 9a.m.-4p.m.
Cost: For Members: $125 for half-day; $195 for full day. For non-members: $145 for half day; $215 for full day.
Location: Seneca Park Zoo Rochester
The ZooTeens program,gives young adults the opportunity to explore their interests in ecology and conservation. ZooTeens must participates in the program for a minimum of two days per week, 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The program runs seven days a week. How many days a week you participate is up to you! There is a fee of $75, due upon acceptance, to participate in the ZooTeen Program.
Four fun filled days of cheer, tumbling, games, lots of laughs and fun! The camps are run from Monday-Thursday from 9am-12pm with a snack during that time.
Dates: July 11 – August 11
Cost: 1 Week=$70.00; 2 Weeks=$135.00; 3 Weeks=$195.00; 4 Weeks=$240.00; 5 Weeks=$300.00
Location: 10 Cedarfield Commons, Rochester, NY 14612
VFX Camp is a volleyball camp teaching all basic skills of the sport. It is open to boys and girls entering grades K – 7th. The half-day camp is for grades K-4th and runs 9am – 12pm. The full day camp is for grades 5th-7th and runs from 9am – 3:30pm (there is a lunch break, but lunch is not provided).
Dates: Monday, July 25 – Thursday, July 28, 2016
Cost: Half Day Camp $100; Full Day Camp, $200. Sibling Discount available
Location: Pinnacle Athletic Campus, 748 Phillips Rd; Victor, NY 14564
Email: Lindsey Schlegel firstname.lastname@example.org
Every summer Writers & Books offers half-day and full-day workshops for creative young readers and writers ages 5 to 18 years. There are approximately 70 camps spread across a period of 9 weeks. Programs support the basic reading and writing skills students learn in school, but they also reach further, tapping into creativity and inspiration, as young people learn to discover their own passions and develop their own voices.
Dates: June 27 – August 26.
Cost: $96 – $375 depending on the class
Location: Writers & Books; 740 University Avenue; Rochester, NY; 14607
Phone: (585) 473-2590 x107
A camp for kids ages 5 to 12 years that includes jump time, games, activities, crafts and lunch! Hours are from about 8:30 AM to 1 PM.
Dates: July 18 – July 22
Cost: $129.99 for the week. Register by July 8 for only $99.99. Space is limited.
Location: Sky Zone; 155 Bellwood Drive; Rochester, NY 14606
Children ages 5 to 13 years will enjoy swimming, music, exciting games, creative Bible lessons, arts/crafts, hiking, fishing, and special activities related to the week’s theme! From 9 AM to 4 PM each day.
Dates: June 27 – August 26
Cost: 5-8 years of age — $90 per week / 9-13 years of age — $110 per week.
Location: 4950 East Lake Road; Rushville, NY 14544
“Kids on the Move” summer camp promotes active and healthy lifestyles for kids ages 6 to 11 years. This is a great opportunity for children to interact with others in a safe and positive learning environment with an emphasis on physical activity and making healthy choices! Takes place from 9 AM to 12 PM.
Dates: June 29 – August 28
Cost: $110.00 Session 1; $135.00 Sessions 2, 3, 4
Location: Turin Swim and Sports Club; 260 Hogan Rd; Fairport, NY
Camp Arrowhead (Pittsford), 585-383-4590
Camp Bay View (Webster), 585-341-4001
Camp Eastside (Penfield), 585-341-4000
Camp Northpoint (Hilton), 585-723-5489
Camp Seneca (St. Paul Street, Rochester), 585-277-1651
Camp Thunderbird (Elwood Ave, Rochester), 585-263-4282
Camp Westside (Elmwood Grove, Rochester), 585-341-3278
Camp Cory (Penn Yan), 585-325-2889 or 315-536-3840
Camp Gorham (Eagle Bay), 315-357-6401