Local camp roundup: Summer fun is still available


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  • Source: rosmarinsdaycamp.com Rosmarins Day Camp in Monroe has been in the day camp business since 1949 on its 60-acre campus along 150-acre Walton Lake, where campers can boat and fish in additional to a daily, comprehensive schedule of outdoor, aquatic, arts and athletic activities.




  • Camp Rez is a day camp open to children 5 to 12 years of age at the Earl Reservoir (the "Rez"). Activities will include sports such as soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball and more.




Looking for camp opportunities for your child for this summer? There's still time.

• Town of Monroe YAC Day Camp at Smith's Clove Park

Tuesday, June 19, from 2 to 8 p.m. is the last time to register a child for the Town of Monroe's YAC Camp. A $25 per child late fee will apply. Residency is required.

Camp runs July 2 through Aug. 10 from 9:30 to 3 p.m. for kindergarten through 9th grade aged children.

Fees are $195 for the first child; and $140 for each additional child.

For Harriman and Kiryas Joel residents, fee is $235 for the first child and $165 for each additional child.

Extended hours are available from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 3 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $2.50 per hour.

Call 783-9108 to learn more.

• YMCA Camp Discovery at the Upper Twin Lakes at the Top of Route 6 in Harriman

Voted the best camp in the Hudson Valley since 2013, four, two week all-day sessions are offered for ages 5 to 15:

Session 1: June 25 - July 6 (No camp on July 4)

Session 2: July 9 - 20

Session 3: July 23 - Aug. 3

Session 4: Aug. 6 - Aug. 17

Totally Trip Week: Aug. 20 to 24

A camp counselor “Meet and Greet” will be held Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This rustic and wooded area spans many acres and includes cabins, a dining hall, buildings for special activities, a basketball court, along with boating and swimming in the Upper Twin Lakes.

Bus transportation is available with pick up times at 7 a.m. or 8 a.m. and drop off times at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. at Central Valley Elementary School or the South Orange Family YMCA in Monroe.

Parents can drop off campers as early as 7:30 a.m. Pick up is no later than 5:30 p.m.

Fees depend on actual drop off and pick up times and start at $432 per two week session; or $250 for one week.

The totally trip week is $330.

Bus transportation is $40 per session, $25 for one-way trip. There is no discount on transportation for campers who attend for only one week.

To register, or for additional details, call the Y at 782-9622, the camp at 928-9684 or email to ymcacampdiscovery@yahoo.com

• Rosmarins Day Camp, Monroe

Rosmarins has been in the day camp business since 1949 on its 60-acre campus along 150-acre Walton Lake, where campers can boat and fish in additional to a daily, comprehensive schedule of outdoor, aquatic, arts and athletic activities. Daily meals and snacks are provided along with a varied special events and other progrrams for preschoolers through its CIT/teen program.

Visit www.rosmarinsdaycamp.com for additional information and camp fees or call 783-7222.

• Day Camp at “Camp Rez” in the Town of Woodbury

Camp Rez is a day camp open to children 5 to 12 years of age at the Earl Reservoir (the "Rez"). All activities have counselor supervision. Activities will include sports such as soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball and more. Jay's Deli will offer a daily lunch. Residency required.

Fee is $600 for the four week July 2 to 27 session; and $500 for the three week July 30 to Aug. 17 session. Camp runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To register or learn more, call 928-9588, extension 6.

• Town of Tuxedo Day Camp

Camp runs July 2 through Aug. 10. Residency required. For details, fees and other information, call 351-2265.



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