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2022 Summer Camp Information

2022 Summer Camp Register HERE

Summer Camp at PS 11 will run from July 5th-August 12th from 9:00-5:00 pm.   And we are happy to report that PS 11 will be our home base this summer.  However, while construction continues in the school building, we expect to spend a good part of our day off site.  We are hard at work creating an enriching, fun-filled, robust camp that will keep your kids active and engaged. We will have more information available soon about other activities, field trips and partnerships. 

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a seat. 

Financial assistance applications will open April 15th.

Week 1, July 5- July 8 – TREASURE ISLAND 
Week 2, July 11-July 15 – SUPER HEROES
Week 3, July 18-July 22 – UP THE RIVER
Week 4, July 25-July 29 –  DOWN ON THE FARM
Week 5, August 1-August 5 –  LET’S GO CAMPING!
Week 6, August 8-August 12 – WATERWORLD

Camp will run Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. The cost will be $600/week. Financial assistance applications will open on April 15th. Camp will be open to incoming Kindergarten students through 6th grade.

The tentative schedule will be:

9:00 Arrival at PS 11
10:30-12:30. Off-site activities 
12:30-1:00 Lunch (bagged lunch)
1:00-1:30 Free Time/Recess
2:00-5:00 PS 11 activities
4:00-5:00 pm Dismissal at PS 11

Highlights from last year:

-Enrichment activities include Hip Hop, WonderHut Science, Art, Sport of the Week, Cooking
-Weekly Giant Room Visits for all groups
-Little Island Visits
-Hudson River Park Junior Ranger Program
-Friday Field Trips
-Targeted academic instruction with PS 11 teachers (teacher referral required)

We will follow all CDC and New York State COVID-19 Guidelines for summer camps.

Please make note of the following:

Staff & Student Requirements

  • Students 5 years of age and older must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
  • All staff and volunteers are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Week 1 Calendar:
Tuesday July 5 – Friday, July 8, 2022
Giant Room Visits-all grades
Friday, July 8 Ferry to Governor’s Island

Week 2 Calendar:
Monday July 11 – Friday, July 15, 2022
Giant Room Visits – all grades
Tuesday, July 12 – Bike NY – Riverside Park (5th & 6th graders – must be 10 years old)
Friday, July 15 Field Trip TBD

Week 3 Calendar:
Monday, July 18- Friday, July 22, 2022
Giant Room Visits-all grades
Tuesday, July 19 – Bike NY – Riverside Park (5th & 6th graders – must be 10 years old)
Tuesday, July 19th – Hudson River Park Wetlab (4th & 5th graders)
Wednesday, July 20th – Hudson River Park Shoreline Ecology (3rd graders)
Wednesday, July 20th – Hudson River Park Wetlab (2nd graders)
Wednesday, July 20th – Jamaica Bay Kayaking (5th & 6th graders)
Friday, July 22 Field Trip TBD

Week 4 Calendar:
Monday, July 25 – Friday, July 29, 2022
Giant Room Visits-all grades
Monday, July 25 – Hudson River Park Garden Habitat (K & 1st graders)
Tuesday, July 26 – Bike NY – Riverside Park (5th & 6th graders – must be 10 years old)
Friday, July 29 Field Trip TBD

Week 5 Calendar
Monday, August 1-Friday, August 5, 2022
Giant Room Visits-all grades
Monday, August 1 – Hudson River Park Garden Habitat (2nd graders)
Tuesday, August 2 – Bike NY – Riverside Park (5th & 6th graders – must be 10 years old)
Wednesday, August 3-Thursday, August 4th – Overnight Camping Trip Harriman State Park (4th-6th graders – pending)
Friday, August 5 Field Trip TBD

Week 6 Calendar
Monday, August 8-Friday, August 12, 2022
Giant Room Visits-all grades
Tuesday, August 9 – Bike NY – Riverside Park (5th & 6th graders – must be 10 years old)
Friday, August 12th Field trip to Lake Welch/Harriman State Park


Staff & Student Requirements

  • We will abide by CDC and NYS guidelines regarding mask wearing and social distancing. We hope that students will be able to go maskless when outside and able to social distance.
  • All summer camp staff and students will be fully vaccinated.
  • Daily health screenings TBD
  • More than one absence per week will forfeit your child’s seat. All absences must be reported to afterschool staff in writing via email (ps11programs@aol.com.)
  • Students should bring a bagged lunch and bottled water. Prepackaged/individual snacks will be provided.
  • Toys and personal items are not allowed.

3 thoughts on “2022 Summer Camp Information

  1. Pingback: Afterschool News & Information | ps11programs

  2. Hi. I wanted to know if you have the calendar for week 2 available.

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