Join Us for the Hofstra Summer Camps April Open House on April 22!

Spring is here, which means that summer is right around the corner! Our next Hofstra Summer Camps Open House is happening Saturday, April 22 from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Hofstra University Mack Physical Education Center located at 900 Fulton Avenue in Hempstead. Click here to register for our Open House. Get ready for a day of fun and excitement as you learn about our 2017 Summer Camp programs! Bring the whole family; parents can learn about our vast array of camps and meet the instructors while kids can enjoy demos of 3D printing, Virtual Reality video games, inflatable… Read more »

Lifelong Skills That Develop At Summer Camp

As research has taught us, childhood is a very important time that influences the rest of a human’s life. The skills that they develop during this period are likely to stay with them and shape their future. This is why many families find it valuable to take advantage of summertime by putting their children in a summer camp that will help enrich their skills and interests.

How to Choose the Right Summer Camp

If you’re looking for an exciting experience that will instill a greater sense of independence in your child, consider Overnight Camp. Campers in Overnight Camp experience a traditional day camp and stay the night. Supervised evening activities may include game night, movie night, recreational activities, a scavenger hunt, tournaments, a BBQ, etc.

NEW! One-week Sports Academy Camps! Train with Hofstra’s NCAA Coaches and Staff

Hofstra Summer Camps is proud to announce that all of our Sports Academy Camps are now ONE WEEK camps! Summer Sports Academy Camps at Hofstra University provide the foundation for developing skills at every level of play. Campers entering grades 3-12 learn from Division One college coaching staff in Hofstra’s state-of-the-art David S. Mack Sports Complex, the University Field, Hofstra Recreation Center, the David S. Mack Physical Education Center, Hofstra’s Olympic-size swimming pool, the Hofstra Soccer Stadium, and the James M Shuart Stadium/Howdy Meyers Pavillion. With expert instruction, outstanding facilities and a motivating, positive learning environment, Summer Sports Academy Camps… Read more »

Memories of Baseball Camp: Success with the New York Baseball Academy

Every summer, players of all ages from around the Greater New City Metropolitan area come together to learn the game of baseball from the best. Led by an instructional team consisting of former major leaguers, collegiate coaches, and other baseball experts, the New York Baseball Academy at Hofstra is undoubtedly a summer mainstay of youth baseball instruction. Sam Brinster is one of the hundreds of local youth that have seen improvement in their game after attending New York Baseball Academy at Hofstra. This past summer was Sam’s 8th year at NYBA, and, according to his father Gary, he has shown… Read more »

What People Are Saying About NY Baseball Academy

Visit the New York Baseball Academy at Hofstra University Home Page Sam has become a fine baseball player. I love watching him play, and naturally, I am very proud of him. I particularly like watching him in the batting cages before each high school game. Especially when I see him giving hitting tips to his fellow teammates. I believe that Sam’s ability and willingness to help his teammates comes from what he has learned from the positive spirit at the NYBA Gary Brinster New York Baseball Academy (NYBA) Parent Thanks for the email and photo of Kieran winning the “Super… Read more »

How To Choose A Baseball Camp

If anyone knows how to choose a baseball camp, it’s Bob Hirschfield, founder and director of the New York Baseball Academy (NYBA), now in its 41st year and ranked by Baseball America as one of the top five baseball programs in the county. Last year, NYBA became part of Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, and John Russo, Hofstra’s head baseball coach, became a co-director of the Academy. With an impressive roster of high school and college coaches—and with the addition of Hofstra’s coaches and players—NYBA provides ability-level instruction for players ages 7-17. We asked Bob Hirschfield for some tips… Read more »

Summer at Camp vs Summer at Home

Children are exposed to many different challenges and are encouraged to step outside their comfort zone and try new activities. Through this, they find new skill sets and gain confidence in their ability to succeed at something they were once unsure of.