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
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.
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