We make the summer count. At the 14th Street Y, city kids get a true summer camp experience, recognized as a key to kids’ development.

Children explore new interests, grow their confidence and make friends for life.

Our campers dive into the creative arts, science and technology, sports and games and the great outdoors in a safe, fun and inclusive environment.


Camp Registration Opening in Early January!

We are busy planning for how to safely reopen our signature camps:

  • New Town Day Camp, an indoor camp at the 14Y facilities for children ages 2 to 5.
  • New Country Day Camp, an outdoor day camp located in the 75-acre Staten Island Greenbelt for campers entering Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Kimama 14Y Day Camp will also be opening registration soon! This unique program is specifically designed for Israeli-American children living in the United States. Hebrew-speaking counselors offer an unforgettable 8-week experience, including leading all activities exclusively in Hebrew. Kimama 14Y offers programming for campers ages 5–13, as well as a training program for ages 14–16.

As we plan for summer 2021, we want to hear from camp parents! If you have questions, concerns, or ideas about how we can make the 14Y Camps experience even better, please contact Lili Weiss-Voskidis, the 14Y’s Senior Director of Youth Programs, at

New Country Day Camp

For Children in Grades K – 8 | Early Bird ends January 1!

Fully outdoor summer camp experience held on our beautiful 75-acre campgrounds on Staten Island. Our professional staff empowers campers to be themselves in a supportive, nurturing environment. With innovative, kid-charged activities from nature and science, to the arts and athletics, in addition to two daily periods of instructional and free swim, there’s something for everyone at NCDC.

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New Town Day Camp

For Children Ages 3 – 6 | Early Bird ends December 1!

A true-blue summer camp experience that your children will love! New Town Day Camp offers fun, safe and active daily adventures. The whole of the 14th Street Y’s extensive facility is open to campers, from air-conditioned classrooms and gym to heated indoor pool and well-stocked art studio.

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Toddler Day Camp

For Children 17 Months to 3.5 Years 

Our toddler summer camps give your littles a taste of big-kid day camp, on a shortened schedule, all in the comfort and security of your East Village  community center. All Toddler Camps enjoy outdoor fun and water play on our Rooftop Playground!

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Holiday Camps

For Children in Grades PreK – 5

Enriching, fun camp programs during school closures and half days for children. Your child will enjoy activities including swimming, the arts, gym time, and field trips!

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Blogs About 14Y Camps

Learn more about our camps!

My Daughters’ Summer in the Cloud

Alan Scher, Associate Executive Director, Program | WED, JUL 29, 2020

I have to admit I was a skeptic at first. Virtual camp–how would it possibly approximate the magic of summer camp? Some of my greatest childhood memories are from a…

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Healing in Nature

Mallory Stehle, Associate Director of New Country Day Camp | WED, APR 15, 2020

I grew up in rural Michigan, in the beautiful hills and farmland and swamps with cattails. My backyard had the best sledding hill you could ever want, endless woods to…

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Individuals, Not Labels

Antonio Rodriguez, LMSW, Inclusion Program Manager | TUE, APR 02, 2019

Hey there! My name is Antonio Rodriguez and I am the Inclusion Program Manager at the 14 Street Y. I am often asked, “What’s an Inclusion Program Manager?” That’s a…

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Lifting Women Up for International Women’s Day

Olana Brooks, NCDC Project Manager | FRI, MAR 08, 2019

Happy International Women’s Day 2019! This day has been celebrated for the last 110 years! Beginning within the labor movement, this holiday is celebrated around the world to acknowledge the…

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