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2021 Hudson Valley Summer Camps & Programs

The Hudson Valley is a great place to be a kid, even during a pandemic. Here are some summer camps in the region that offer the quintessential summertime experience.

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Beacon Institute’s New Summer Programs Will Get Kids Outdoors and Into Science

With signs of spring popping up across the Hudson Valley, parents are already looking forward to the promise of safe summer activities that will finally get their kids back outside. And there are few better places to explore the wonder of the natural world than with Clarkson University’s Beacon Institute. This summer, the Institute will be offering several hands-on programs for elementary, middle, and high schoolers, with an emphasis on engaging students who are traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields.

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The Art Effect: Helping Young Artists Thrive During the Pandemic

The Poughkeepsie-Based Nonprofit Is Continuing to Offer a Robust Array of In-Person Classes, Summer Camps, and Events
For burgeoning young artists in the Hudson Valley, The Art Effect is more than just a place to take art classes.

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Summer Camps & Programs

From utilizing their imagination in the woods with friends to learning to care for gentle giants at an equine nonprofit, Summer in the Hudson Valley is a great time for kids, even during a pandemic!

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2020 Hudson Valley Summer Camp Guide

While there was heated debate earlier this spring about whether or not summer camp programs should go forward, on June 13, Governor Cuomo gave camps the green light to start programming as of June 29. Here is your 2020 guide to Hudson Valley summer camps, including which programs are continuing ahead in-person, which have gone virtual, and which are cancelled for the season.

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These Hudson Valley Summer Dance Programs Will Keep Kids Moving

Registration is now open for the Vanaver Caravan's SummerDance and CaravanKids
Summer just isn’t the same without camps. For kids and teens, they’re an invaluable opportunity to build lasting friendships and learn new skills. For parents, they come as a well-deserved break accompanied by the peace of mind that their kids are having fun in an enriching environment. This year, kids and parents both can look forward to the return of SummerDance and CaravanKids, the beloved summer dance programs from New Paltz-based the Vanaver Caravan.

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Five New Online Hudson Valley Happenings

Music, theater, classes—and Opus 40 is open for socially distant visits.

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A Day at Summer Camp

A whimsical illustrated account of just another glorious day at summer camp from a former YMCA camp counselor.

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