Camp FAQs

How do I register and when?
Online website checkout, phone or mail. Early registration is encouraged.

Can I register and pay the day it starts?
No. Campers cannot be enrolled unless payment has been processed.

What do I receive upon registration?
Our system will email you a receipt, please note that some camps have requirements for materials-please check the camp topic description. Please download and send in the Camp Medical Form. Please call the office (914) 232-4843 if your receipt was not received through email.

Which age groups do you offer?
Art & Imagination is ages 3 ½ to 5 years; Kids Art for grades 1-5 (grades entering for the Fall); Teen Camp grades 6+ and Young Adult Academy grades 9+. Some camps are grades 3-5 or grades 4&5, check the description for specific age groups.

What if my camper is in between camp ages or grades?
You may choose either age camp group.

When are the camp times?
Art & Imagination Pre-School Camps: Mornings 9:45-12:15pm; Afternoons 1:15-3:45pm.
Kids & Teen Camps: Mornings 9:30-12:30pm; Afternoons 1:00-4:00pm.
Young Adult Academy (Grades 9+): Afternoons 1:00-6:00pm.

Do you offer an Extended Day option?
Yes, campers must pre-register at least 48 hours beforehand; Mornings 8:30 - 9:30am is $10/day, Afternoon 4-5:30pm is $15/day. Early drop-off or late pick-ups that exceed 15 minutes will be charged the extended day rate.

What do they do during Extended Day?
Extended Day care gives a chance for campers to unwind comfortably within the creative atmosphere of the art center. Campers are allowed to free draw, play, do artwork, read, play boardgames, make bracelets or crafts. Extended care is provided during office hours under the care of a teacher or teachers' assistant.

Can we repeat camp topics through the Summer?
YES!! Art has no creative limits! Every day and project is a new beginning.

How many camp topics are covered?
Topics listed are options - choose one topic for each half-day weekly session.

Do they break for lunch?
Yes, full-day campers will be escorted and checked into lunchtime and their afternoon camp as well.

Do you have A/C & water coolers?
Yes.

Do they take a snack break?
Yes, campers and staff, go outside to the side yard and enjoy some silly lawn games, live music, games and crafts such as, friendship bracelet making. Please pack a daily snack for each camp, two daily snacks for full-day campers.

Do we need to bring anything besides a daily snack?
Possibly, be sure to check the topic description.

What is Freaky Friday?
All campers and staff, dress up in costume every Friday. Campers should bring money for the ice cream truck.

What if my child has an allergy? Can this still order from the ice cream truck?
Yes, the ice cream truck has various options to support some allergies, such as peanuts. You may pack a special snack for your camper, please let the office and instructor know.

Do you hire teacher assistants?
Each camp has between 1 and 3 assistants (in addition to the camp instructor), depending on the age group and topic.

What should my camper wear?
Campers should dressed in "art clothes" or be sent with a smock.

What if we need to miss a day?
Campers may attend another day of camp as a make-up, space permitting. Please call the office to schedule at (914) 232-4843.

What if the camp I want is full?
Campers will then be added to a wait list for that specific camp topic. If a spot opens you will be notified ASAP.

Do you offer pay plans?
We do not offer payment plans for Summer Camps.

Can we do a free trial?
There are no free trials for camps, only classes. Feel free to stop by anytime for a visit! See events including our Open Studio/Open House.

Should my campers' lunch be non-perishable?
Non-perishable lunches are encouraged. Most lunches are able to keep well if ice packed. Lunches are stored indoors, a microwave is available for use.

Can my Art & Imagination Camper be full-day?
Full-day registration is available only if the camper is picked up in between the morning and afternoon sessions.