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Your Guide to Summer Camps!

Summer camp, 80s style

Happy May, Elmiraland! We’ve compiled a list of summer camps in the area. This is a work in progress so please feel free to leave other camps and links in the comments and we will update accordingly.

Town of Southport Summer Parks Program will have online signups in June. Also, the Chemung County Youth Bureau’s SPOT program will be at Chapel Park again this Summer. Please check www.townofsouthport.com in the coming weeks or call the Parks and Rec office at 607-732-4265.

The Southside Community Center is open each weekday all summer from 2-6 pm (except for July 4). We have a variety of activities and daily snack and dinner, all free! We are open to children and teens age 4-18. Register online and get more information at sccelmira.org

Chemung County Youth Bureau Summer Cohesion is a six-week summer, drop-in, recreational, educational and cultural enrichment program, which provides children, ages 4 through 12, with a safe, structured, and fun summer. This school based program takes place at numerous locations throughout the county. Youth participate in daily activities such as arts and crafts, indoor/outdoor games, attend special performances, and travel to local libraries, parks and museums. Summer Cohesion serves over 800 children each summer. Click the link above for info and registration.

Wine and Design in Elmira is hosting Art Buzz for kids… see below.

The Town of Elmira hosts summer sports camps for kids age 6-12 at the Town Park … schedule and information is on this link.

Tanglewood Summer Camp … fabulous outdoor activities for kids Pre-K and up. We challenge you to browse the catalog and not be envious that you have to go to work instead.

GST Boces Summer of Innovation Progams are held far and wide with tons of different subjects for students of all ages. But sign up soon as they do sell out!

Chemung River Friends will hold youth summer camps in giant canoes on the Chemung River in July! Link to register here.

Please feel free to send us other links via the comments section or email (hello@elmiraland.com).

Comments (1):

  1. Alfred Summer

    July 2, 2019 at 1:17 am

    What is a summer without going to a summer camp? Summer camps are great places for bonding, get-together, unwinding and getting to know people that you want to be friends with. This is why camping is an essential activity that families, schools and friends should always be looking about when summer days are about to come. There are no necessary expenses, no need to travel far and the nature will give everything you need and you go home relaxed with mind cleared off baggage.

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