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Hofstra Summer Camps
Hempstead, New York

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Hempstead, New York 11549

250 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

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CAMPER AGES: children entering K - 12 grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Monday - Friday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: REACH Programs for girls and boys entering grades 2-9

REACH Program for Teens for girls and boys entering grades 10-12

Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Wrestling, Team Sports, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Adventure, Travel, and more. Specialty Camps
Actor’s Workshop
Adventure Education
Counselor Apprentice Program
Cub Camp
Fine Arts
Flag Football
GAGA Dodgeball
Musical Theater
Science Education
Marine Biology
Write 0' Rama

Learning Institute
3 – D Computer Animation
Aerodynamics & Design –
Bioengineering An Forensic Science
Introduction To Fashion Design
GBA Fashion Runway
GBA Digital Music Studio
GBA Flight Academy
Math Skills
Minecraft Builders Club
Reach For Teens
Reading/Writing Learning Clinic
Introducton To Robotics
Robotics Engineering Studio
Starburst Video Game Development 1
Starburst Video Game Development 2
Introduction To Video Game Development
Video Game Design Studio
Video Game Programming

Sports Camps
New York Baseball Academy
Hofstra Pep Band Camp
Joe Mihalich Boys Basketball Camp
Krista Kilburn-Steveskey Girls Basketball Camp
Kelly Olsen Dance Academy
Christine A. Nowierski Cheer Camp
Richard Nuttall & Simon Riddiough Soccer Camp
Rob Anspach Wrestling Camp
Shannon Smith Girls Lacrosse Camp –
Seth Tierney Boys Lacrosse Camp
Hofstra University Softball Camp
Kristina Hernandez Volleyball Camp

Barry Tech Programs
Aviation Academy
Careers In Veterinary Medicine – Introduction
Careers In Veterinary Medicine- Intermediate
Criminal Justice Academy - Session
Culinary Arts Academy: Introduction
Culinary Arts Academy: Intermediate
Exercise, Nutrition & Sports Conditioning
Graphic Design
Home Engineering & Carpentry
Junior First Responder -
Mechanical Engineering & Automotive Institute
Video Production

BOCES Outdoor Education Programs
Outdoor Challenge
A Field Study In Marine Biology
Long Island Ecology

Session 4 Camps
Aquatic Camp
Cartooning Workshop
Colonial Crafts & Early Native American Life (BOCES)
Cub Camp
Exploring Languages Around The World (BOCES)
Hofstra Pep Band Camp Featuring Fred Motley
Long Island Ecology (BOCES)
Recreation Camp
Stem Marine Exploration Technology (BOCES)
Travel Camp
Travel Plus
Video Game Mania
Overnight Camp

CAMP LOCATION: Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and video at: Our Camp Website Link:

CAMP FACILITIES: We fully utilize the University�s excellent indoor and outdoor athletic and cultural facilities on Hofstra�s beautiful 240-acre campus.

Give your child the summer experience of a lifetime! With more than 20 specialty camps, 12 sports academy camps and the Learning Institute, Hofstra Summer Camps provides an intellectually enriching atmosphere and hours of fun!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For more than 25 years, Hofstra Summer Camps has provided a safe and enriching environment for children in all grade levels. We expect 2014 to be our most exciting summer ever, with thrilling new programs that offer a variety of ways to enrich campers’ social development, creativity, and physical and academic potential.

Hofstra Specialty Camps offers a broad spectrum of programs — fine arts, performing arts, science, tennis, golf, and more than 20 additional specialties — with the flexibility to register for two, four, six, or seven weeks. Campers spend half the day in their chosen specialty and the other half in recreation and instructional swim.

If your camper in grades 2 through 12 wants to improve their athletic skills, he or she can choose Sports Academy Camps in baseball, basketball, lacrosse, wrestling, volleyball, soccer, softball, pep band, dance, and cheerleading.

Does your camper prefer more intellectual or creative pursuits? No problem! Our Learning Institute programs offer wonderful opportunities for students to challenge themselves in positive, enjoyable settings.

And once again, we are proud to partner with Nassau BOCES to offer a wide range of unique and exciting programs for youth in grades 3-11, including our Hofstra Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute for grades 7-11, which gives teens the opportunity to explore possible future careers in culinary arts, veterinary, video production, graphic design, aviation, criminal justice and more! These experiences will help teens explore their passions while gaining solid fundamentals and skills. With convenient locations on the Hofstra campus and at Nassau BOCES’ Brookville, Caumsett and Barry Tech locations, there is something for everyone!

Hofstra’s knowledgeable and reputable staff focuses on teaching self-respect, courage, and responsibility, while building campers’ self-esteem, self-confidence, and character. Our camps offer far more than typical child care; we help campers discover their special talents and identify their goals and dreams. Additionally, campers have access to excellent indoor and outdoor athletic and cultural facilities on Hofstra’s beautiful 240-acre campus.

We invite you to learn more about our American Camp Association-accredited summer camps, tour the facilities, and meet with our dedicated staff. We look forward to meeting you and satisfying your family’s summer camp needs.

If you have any questions, please call us at 516-463-CAMP.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a six week Counselor Apprentice Program for boys and girls entering 10th or 11th grade by September 2014

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer Spring Break Camps - April 14-17, 2014
After school Programs March - April, 2014
Pre-Collegiate Courses
Discovery Career Institute

OTHER CAMP INFO: Tuition includes transportation and lunch

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