On Land

GOTHAM TENNIS ACADEMY – MONTAUK

Tennis Camps, Lessons, Clinics, Private Tennis Parties, Leagues, Court Rentals and more on six pristine clay courts on the grounds of a beautiful nature preserve.  Gotham Tennis Academy is known for innovation in teaching tennis to players of all ages and levels.  Gotham junior programs and camps emphasize fundamentals, while stressing sportsmanship, hard work and fun. Gotham adult clinics balance competitive play with fun drills, strategy and instruction. info@gothamtennis.com; 631-267-8525

PATHFINDER COUNTRY DAY CAMP 

The pièce de résistance of Montauk camps since 1964 provides a traditional summer day camp experience for children 4–12. Located on 5 acres bordering Fort Pond. Flexible scheduling; door-to-door bus pickup and drop-off; 631-668-2080; pathfinderdaycamp.com 

KATE TEMPESTA’S JUNIOR GOLF/TENNIS/SWIM CAMP 

Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy at Montauk Downs offers a WIDE range of full/partial day and weekly camps/programs for golf, tennis and swim for ages 3-8, plus evening golf camp for 8 and up; ktuga.com; 607-731-1886  

DEEP HOLLOW RANCH SUMMER PONY CAMP 

The iconic ranch run by the Keogh family offers a Summer Pony Camp for kids aged 7-12; Sessions run June to August; campers bring their own jeans, boots, helmets, snack and drink. Classes fill up! Did I hear someone say pony parties? 631-668-2744; deephollowranch.com 

NEO-POLITICAL COWGIRLS THEATER GAMES CAMP 

Kate Mueth’s renowned dance, theatre and storytelling company, the Neo-Political Cowgirls, offers one day theatre games camps for boys/girls ages 8-13. Dates and locations TBD at time of printing so check the website for details; npcowgirls.org; 631-748-8307; an OM partner. 

HAMPTONS BALLET THEATRE SCHOOL WEEKLY INTENSIVES 

The HBTS In Bridgehampton offers weekly summer dance intensives with daily ballet classes and various other fun and exciting forms of dance; kids with dance experience age 5 and up are eligible. Intensives run by HBTS Director, staff and guest teachers; hamptonballettheatreschool.com; 631-237-4810; an OM partner. 

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END (CMEE) PROGRAMS 

The CMEE in Bridgehampton is a valuable East End resource for kids. They offer multifarious daily and weekly camps/programs for ages 2-9, most for the younger set (2-5). Way too many to mention, so check out the website for full details; cmee.org; 631-537-8250; an OM partner. 

On Water

KID’S SURF ACADEMY @ COREYSWAVE  

Semi-private 2-hour group lessons designed to get kids stoked on surfing alongside other kids with professional instructors at Ditch. Private lessons available and Spring/Fall specials for local school kids. Previous instruction preferred, but not required. Ocean safety, surf etiquette, and environmental awareness are also taught; coreyswave.com; 516-639-4879 

SAIL MONTAUK SAILING CAMP 

Learn sailing at Gurney’s Star Island with Sail Montauk’s certified professionals; Memorial weekend basic sailing course plus two-week sessions throughout the summer; hands-on instructions learning the basics with 4-5 students per boat, then racing and games! Ages 9-16; sailmontauk.com; 631-522-5183 

PECONIC WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS CAMP 

Wakesurfing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and tubing is taught to kids ages 5-14 by certified professionals; at Star Island in Montauk; no experience required; 9:30-12:30 M-F, most time is spent on the boats where all equipment is included; 631-680-0111, peconicwatersports.com/montauk