Nature, Science, Technology, History, and Academic Camps in Greater Rochester, NY
Camps that make you think!
Greater Rochester is dedicated to educational experiences for our kids that are also FUN! The following are camps that have elected to be featured on this page, and below it are additional camps of which we at KidsOutAndAbout.com are aware. Know of more? Let us know!
Genesee Country Village & Museum
The Best Summer Camps in History are at the Genesee Country Village & Museum! Summer Sampler camps in the Historic Village recreate 19th-century life through activities and games--pioneering, farm animal fun, 19th century cooking, crafts, bartering at the general store, reenacting and more--and campers can wear 19th-century costumes for the week! Earth Camps discover the great big world of outdoors with bugs, insects, conservation, orienteering, fishing and outdoor skills. Ages 4-16, weekly July 11-Aug 19, with half-day adventures available for children ages 4-6. FREE morning/afternoon extended care daily. Multi-child and multi-week discounts offered. Busing from Downtown Rochester, Brighton, Greece, and Brockport is optional–perfect for busy families!
Rochester Museum & Science Center
Are you looking for hands-on fun this summer? Get ready to share in new adventures, discover science and explore exciting activities this year with Summer Fun 2016 at the Rochester Museum & Science Center! Spend a summer of discovery, growth and inquiry as we provide you with opportunities to have unique and rewarding informal educational experiences. With new camp topics, off-campus field trips, interactions with scientists and other professionals and further inquiry into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics, it's going to be a fun-filled summer! Half and full day camps are offered for campers ages 2-15 years old with Extended Care Options available. Please visit http://www.rmsc.org/science-museum/camps for more information!
Seneca Park ZooExplore the natural world at ZooCamp
There is a ZooCamp for every curious kid, featuring a variety of topics from Lifecyles and the Wonders of Water, to how architects design animal habitats and career opportunities in conservation. Campers will participate in field work, help zoo staff, meet animals face to face, and learn by doing. Parents and guardians receive a daily email newsletter to keep you informed and involved in the fun and the learning. Half and Full-Day options are available for ages 3 through 12, with Before and After Care options also available. Zoo Members receive discounted registration. Visit senecaparkzoo.org/Summercamp for more information and to register.
ArtsROC is an innovative school of computers, music & language, located in Pittsford, NY. Register online now for Minecraft Camp at the ArtsROC web site. Take $25 off for multiple weeks! We offer 10 weeks of camp, packed with great hands-on activities: learn to download your own mods, build with LEGOs, and play outside on our new playground! Fun while learning...that's Minecraft Camp!
Vista Teach LEGO Robotics
Mountain High Adventure Camps
An outdoor adventure program designed for 7-to-16-year-old boys and girls which includes camping, bicycling, mountain climbing (hiking), rock climbing, canoeing, and much more, under the direction of a fully trained, experienced and qualified program director and his staff. It is based out of 45 Britton Rd., Rochester, New York.
Sylvan Learning Center
Summer at Sylvan is all about cool ways to keep your child engaged in learning — from STEM camps to skill programs.
STEM Camps (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) for grades 1 – 8
Academic Skill Camps for all ages
Early Reading Edge (PreK-K)
Study Edge camp
Tutoring and Skill Programs
Tutoring in math, reading or writing.
STC Science Camps at Nazareth CollegeSuperhero Science, Harry Potter Magic, CSI Mystery at Hogwarts
From magical wizardry to exciting hands-on experiments, the offerings in this summer’s STC Science Camps at Nazareth College are sure to capture the imaginations of budding young scientists from around the region. Camps for 2017 include: New for 2017—Superhero Science (July 10-14), Harry Potter Magic (July 17-21 and again on July 31—Aug. 4), and (new in 2016)—CSI: Mystery at Hogwarts! (July 24-28). All camps are for students age 6-13 (except for CSI camp which is for ages 9-13). Camp runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and cost $325 for the 1-week camp. Check out our web site for more details.