Instructional Swim Program Makes Hofstra Summer Camp a Splash!

What makes summer camp even more fun for kids? Of course, it’s plenty of time for swimming. One of the unique aspects of Hofstra Summer Camps (excluding Sports Academy Camps) is that it includes an American Red Cross instructional swim program with plenty of fun time in the water. Because camps take place on the picturesque Hofstra University campus, campers gain access to the school’s 50-meter, Olympic-sized indoor pool. It’s fun and learning with the instructional swim program. Campers are evaluated on the first day of each session and placed in the appropriate swim level group. New skills and safety… Read more »

At Our Long Island Summer Camp, Teens Can Explore Career Options Before Choosing a College Major!

What if there was an easier way for teens to decide what career path to take and what to go to college for? Great news: there is! The Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute at Hofstra University allows middle school and high school students to explore real-life career options before they take the next step into higher education. Students can explore career paths such as aviation, criminal justice, culinary arts, veterinary science, entrepreneurship, sportscasting, novel writing and so much more. For students in grades 6-11, the Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute offers a true campus learning environment, empowering them to be responsible and… Read more »

Robotics Summer Camp: Getting Kids Excited about STEM

Learning math or science is not typically at the top of kids’ wish lists of how they want to spend their summer vacation. Yet, there is a growing trend in engaging school-aged children in technology learning that helps stimulate interest in these subjects. At Robotics Summer Camp, offered at Hofstra Summer Camp, boys and girls, entering grades 2-9, build and program real working robots while learning fundamentals of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Unlike traditional summer school instruction that nearly every child dreads, Robotics Summer Camp is fun and builds excitement in STEM. By shifting from classroom work to… Read more »

What’s New at Hofstra Summer Camps for 2017

It’s almost that time of the year again! Hofstra Summer Camps will be here in no time, which means a summer of fun, excitement, and learning is just around the corner! With so many of our popular programs coming back and even more being added this year, your child will have the opportunity to gain so much this summer at Hofstra! With programs in art, science, sports, and more, it’s no wonder the Summer Camp program at Hofstra is the largest on the East Coast! This summer, our Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute is offering three new and updated programs that… Read more »

Join Us for a FREE STEM/STEAM Open House on May 13!

Spring is here, which means that summer is right around the corner! Our STEM/STEAM Open House is happening Saturday, May 13 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Oak Street Center located at 101 Oak Street in Uniondale, directly across the street from the Hofstra campus. Click here to register for our Open House Get ready for a day of fun and excitement as you learn about our STEM/STEAM programs! Students grades 2-12 can enjoy hands-on demonstrations while parents meet our STEM/STEAM instructors and learn more about our vast array of programs available to them. Enjoy a free campus bus… Read more »

New York Baseball Academy and Hofstra University Bring Summer Youth Baseball Clinics to Brookhaven

We are pleased to announce that summer youth baseball clinics are coming to Suffolk County! New York Baseball Academy and Hofstra University, in conjunction with the Town of Brookhaven, will be offering three-day clinics at the Town of Brookhaven Parks. These clinics will be open to ages 7-17 at a cost of $250, which includes a free clinic t-shirt. The experienced staff includes Hofstra coaches, local high school coaches and professional baseball players. Ranked as one of the top 5 baseball schools in the country by Baseball America, the NYBA has an outstanding record of sending alumni to collegiate and… Read more »

Build Skills and Confidence at Hofstra University Sports Academy

Summer Sports Academy Camps at Hofstra University provide the foundation for developing skills
at every level of play. Campers entering grades 3-12 can choose from a variety of camps to
meet their needs. We also offer New York Baseball Clinics for children ages 4 to 18.

Hofstra Overnight Camp

Do you have a child who would love to experience overnight camp? Hofstra has exactly what you (and they) want. Any child entering grades 4 through 9 who is signed up for a session 4 specialty camp is welcome to experience the awesome adventure of overnight camp as a well.

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.