June 12, 2016

Camps – General

Kids Out and About

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.

Website: http://rochester.kidsoutandabout.com/content/week-week-guide-summer-camps-greater-rochester-area

Check out  some of the most interesting summer camps in the Rochester area featured in the Kids Out and About spring newsletter.

R-Center Magnet Programs

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.

Art Smart and Youth Sports R-Center Summer Camps

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.

Phone: 585-428-6755
Website: http://www.cityofrochester.gov/summercamps

Zoo Camp

One week camps at Seneca Park Zoo for kids ages 3 to 12.

Location: Seneca Park Zoo Rochester

Phone: 585-336-7200
Website: http://senecaparkzoo.org/education/summer-camp

Zoo Teen

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!

Phone:  585-295-7394
Email: zooteen@senecazoo.org.
Website: https://senecaparkzoo.org/programs/teens/.

Ignite Cheer Tumbling Center

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.

Phone: (585) 690-3278
Email:  ignitetumbling@gmail.com
Website: http://www.ignitecheertumbling.com/summer-camp


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).

Location: Pinnacle Athletic Campus, 748 Phillips Rd; Victor, NY 14564

Email: Lindsey Schlegel lschlegel@volleyfx.com
Website: http://www.volleyfx.com/camps.html


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.Location: Writers & Books; 740 University Avenue; Rochester, NY; 14607

Phone: (585) 473-2590 x107
Website: https://wab.org/summerwrite

Summer SkyCamp

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.

Phone: 585-797-0030
Website: http://www.skyzone.com/rochester/Activities-Programs/DetailView/agentType/View/ListingID/9592/Summer-SkyCamp

LeTourneau Christian Center

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.

Location: 4950 East Lake Road; Rushville, NY 14544

Phone: 585-554-3400
Website: https://letourneau.org/day-camp/

Roc Kids on the Move Camp

“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.

Location: Turin Swim and Sports Club; 260 Hogan Rd; Fairport, NY   

Phone: 585-507-7924
Email: rockidsonthemove@gmail.com
Website: http://www.rockidsonthemove.com/home.html

YMCA Summer Camps

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 Cory (Penn Yan), 585-325-2889 or 315-536-3840

Camp Gorham (Eagle Bay), 315-357-6401

Free Summer Movies 2022

Free movies this summer around town including: Frontier Field, Highland Park, Webster Park, Ontario State Park and Greece Canal Park


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