Columbia County Summer Youth Recreation Programs

Ancram Summer Camp
6-week summer camp open to campers ages 4-12. Applicants must have previously attended a pre-school or day care program. Free for residents of Ancram and $75.00 for nonresidents. The camp is limited to 65 children per week.
Location: Ancram Town Pool, Ancram, NY 12502

Town of Austerlitz Summer Recreation Program
Campers into kindergarten up to age 14 welcome from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. Location: Austerlitz Town Park; Route 203 (behind the Spencertown Academy), Austerlitz, NY 12017

Camp Mahican
Coarc holds a July summer day camp. Children and teens with disabilities, ages 5 to 16 years old are welcome to attend Coarc Camp Mahican. The camp runs from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: Pavilion at Copake Park, Copake, NY and the beach on Upper Rhoda Pond, West Copake, NY 12516
Contact: , 518-672-4451

Claverack Town Youth Program: Summer
A five-week recreational program for school-age residents who have completed kindergarten through age 16. Location: Claverack Town Park, 91 Church Street, Mellenville, NY 12544

Canaan Recreation Program
Canaan Recreation Program includes afternoon camp sessions at the park for Canaan children in the summer.
Location: Stoddard Field, Canaan Town Park, County Route 5, Canaan, NY 12029

New Lebanon Summer Youth Program
Youth who have completed Kindergarten through and including age 13 are eligible. Location: Shatford Park Pavilion, Old Post Road, New Lebanon, NY 12125
Contact: Michelle Bienes, Camp Director 518-794-7774 or 518-788-1150

Crellin Community Park-Summer Recreation Program
The Town of Chatham Summer Recreation Program for youth operates at Crellin Community Park Monday-Friday. The program runs from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The Morning/Afternoon Program is $85.00/$75.00 for Town and Village residents and $175.00/$165.00 for out of town residents. Swim lessons are also available through the American Red Cross for $40.00 per child and $35.00 for each additional child.
Location: 2940 Route 66, Chatham, NY 12037

Copake Park Summer Program
Copake Park Building, 305 Mountain View Road, Copake, NY 12516

Flying Deer Nature Center
Flying Deer Nature Center offers a variety of camps throughout the summer months for different age groups.
Location: 5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, NY 12125

Kinderhook Summer Recreation Program
The Summer Recreation Program is a 6-week program running from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The cost is $20.00 a week for Gardiner residents and $25.00 for non-Gardiner residents.
Location: Volunteer Park, Konkle Lane, Valatie, NY 12184
Contact: Julie Weisz,

Ghent Summer Recreation Program
Ghent Summer Camp is a 1-month camp that runs Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. for children whose primary residence is in the Town of Ghent. The cost is $50.00 per child, and a family is $100.00. The cost for non-residents is $175.00 per child. Children must have completed one year of kindergarten or be six years of age to attend. Location: Water Street Playground, Ghent, NY 12075
Contact: Michelle Radley, 518-392-7672

Hawthorne Valley Farm Summer Camp
Hawthorne Valley Farm offers both day and residential summer camps from late June to early August. Kids Can Cook Day Camp, and Overnight Farm Camp welcome campers ages 8-13. The Kinder Camp is available for children ages 4-7.
Contact: , 518-672-4465 x 201

Hillsdale Summer Youth Program (Roe Jan Summer Recreation Program)
This summer program is a 6-week outdoor educational summer day camp for youth ages 5-13 years old. The camp has a focus on outdoors and environmental education. The cost of the camp is $135.00 per camper.
Location: Roeliff Jansen Park, 9140 Route 22, Hillsdale, NY 12529
Contact: Joe Raco,

Hudson Youth Center Summer Camp
This is a 6-week camp that runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It is open to youth ages 5 and up.
Location: Oakdale Beach, 18 South 3rd Street, Hudson, NY
Contact: Nicky Genito, 518-828-0017

Greenport Recreation Program
Greenport offers a summer recreation program Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.2:00p.m. The cost is $25.00 for Greenport residents and $100.00 for non-residents.
Location: Greenport Recreation Playground, 413 Joslen Boulevard, Hudson, NY 12534

Columbia-Greene Community College Camps
Columbia-Greene Community College offers nine summer sports camps in the months of July and August including Golf, Basketball (two sessions), Softball, Baseball, Tennis, Soccer, Field Hockey and All Sports. Prices range from $115.00 to $155.00