| Kids Out and About Buffalo
Sun, 7/25/2021 -
Sat, 7/31/2021
Title Description
Summer Sampler: Huck Finn Adventures
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
Both boys and girls will enjoy living the adventures of Huck Finn during this one-of-a-kind camp! Learn what life was like for a child living in the 1840's. Set up camp, gather firewood, a light a fire using flint and steel. Explore the forest, help villagers with chores, make your own fishing pole, and so much more. Who knows what other adventures are in store?
Summer Sampler: Farm Kids
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
You can bet the farm your children will have fun at this camp! Spend a week learning and doing at the Pioneer Farm. Help with animal care, collect eggs, tend crops, grind corn, and horse around! Plant the seed for a lifelong love of learning.
Summer Sampler: Girls Academy
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
Notice is hereby given that the Genesee Country Village & Museum will be opening an academy for the instruction of young ladies at the Romulus Female Seminary in Mumford, NY. Instruction will be given in the art of sewing, dancing, penmanship, tea etiquette, and the general arts of becoming a 19th-century lady.
Summer Sampler: Preparing a Meal
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
Let’s get cooking, 19th-century style! Both boys and girls will enjoy this hands-on class, preparing several full meals made from fresh and seasonal ingredients. Learn how to make “toad in the hole,” Scotch eggs and chicken noodle soup from stock and noodles. Take home your own receipt (recipe) book with all the delicious dishes you learned during the week.
Earth Camp: Fishing
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
In this introductory class for girls and boys, learn the skills needed to identify, catch and prepare fish. Become skilled at baiting hooks, identifying aquatic insects, and cooking your catch over an open fire. Practice your newly learned skills while exploring fishing ponds and the Oatka Creek located on the museum's private property.
Earth Camp: Animal Adventures
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
Dig up your passport and get outfitted for a safari expedition. Set up your safari camp, and go on a bug hunt. Through hikes, crafts, games, and stories we’ll spend the week in deep exploration and adventure.
Earth Camp: Salamander Squad
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
Amazing amphibians are all around us, you just need to know where to look. Spend a week searching for these cold-blooded creatures around the nature center. Learn how to safely locate, document, and protect each species. Use field guides, nets and magni-viewers to study specimens up close. Listen to stories, sing songs, create salamander crafts, and so much more!
Art Camp: Rainbows
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
What can you paint with besides a brush… How about fabric, a stick, a cluster of leaves, or a blade of grass? How does light and shadow affect the shade you see and how might you paint or color it? Go on a hunt for art in the Historic Village and learn how we care for and display paintings and artifacts in the Gallery. And then craft your own masterpiece. This camp is all about staying curious, giving things a try, and nurturing the creative spirit in budding artists.
Art Camp: Prisms
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
Campers will learn some of the theory and techniques behind visual art expression – and ways to explore and stretch their skills. They will learn a bit about color theory and design principles as they see examples all around them and apply themselves to their own imaginative 2D and 3D creations. Behind the scenes visits to the John L. Wehle Gallery and close up shadowing of Museum professionals will help them see – and create – in new ways.
Summer Sampler: Full-Day GCV&M Sampler
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
For half of the day our youngest campers will be introduced to the Pioneer Farm and the animals that live there. Collect eggs, grind corn, listen to stories, sing songs, play games, and more. Visiting a farm has never been more fun! For the other half, they will learn all about how animals help people, people help animals, and animals help each other. They will spend time hiking the nature center trails and observing pond life. What a way to spend a summer day!
Summer Sampler: Fun on the Farm
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
During this unique class, our youngest campers will be introduced to the Pioneer Farm and the animals that live there. Collect eggs, grind corn, listen to stories, sing songs, play games, and more. Visiting a farm has never been more fun!
Invention Exchange ( Ages 8-12) - At Explore & More
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
ust imagine all that you can invent! Campers will learn skills in electronics, robotics, and fabrication to create useful, fun, and silly inventions to solve a series of challenges. After building foundational skills, makers will explore the entire design process to invent their own independent project. Your child will learn while having fun! For children ages 8 - 12
Day Camp Programs at Camp Centerland (Junior, Senior, Teen Camp and CIT program)
JCC Buffalo-Camp Centerland
Located on the Irving M. Shuman Campgrounds, Camp Centerland features hiking trails, large open field, outdoor pool, and ropes course with zip line and rock wall. The camper’s experience is enriched in our Gretchen Gross Omanut Art Center and our Rein Family Amphitheater. Camp Centerland’s programming is built on the aspirational arches model, in which campers build on skills they learn over the years at camp.
Summer on the Silver Screen Camp at ATA - Registration open!
Academy of Theatre Arts
New this year! Our “Summer on the Silver Screen” camp takes students behind the scenes of their very own film!
Artpark Art Camp
Returning this July! Four one-week sessions for ages 9-14 are available. Register today.
2021 Buffalo Equestrian Center Summer Camp - Ages 7-12
Buffalo Equestrian Center
In 2021 the Buffalo Equestrian Center will offer FOUR sessions, three weeks of camp for ages 7 - 12 and one week for ages 5 & 6. Each session runs Tuesday through Friday. Each session features activities for riders at the beginner and intermediate levels. Students may progress to a more advanced skill level as skills are mastered. In addition to group riding instruction, the program will also feature instruction on grooming and general horse care. Campers will learn about daily barn management and maintenance at a hunter/jumper barn and learn how to set courses. Children must be between five and twelve years of age and each session is limited to twenty children.
2021 Summer Resident Camp at Camp Scouthaven
Greater Niagara Frontier Council, BSA
Camp Scouthaven is GNFC's long-term home for Summer Resident Camp, both for Scouts, BSA & Cubs! We've assembled the most experienced Summer Camp Leadership Team in the region to ensure we can deliver the promise of scouting to your unit in Summer 2021 and beyond. The time has come to think ahead. I know each and every one of you are looking forward to the next time you can be at Summer Camp. We are too! We invite you all to come discover A NEW FRONTIER!
Mount St. Mary Summer Camp Experiences 2021
Mount St. Mary Academy
Middle school girls entering grades 5 - 8 in Fall 2021 are invited to join our creative, athletic and challenging camps; volleyball, soccer, cheer leading, lacrosse, cooking, photography, crafting and more!
Summer Camp - Town of Tonawanda
Town of Tonawanda
Camp Minis is for children ages 4-6, or incoming Pre-K through 1st graders. Camp Minors is for ages 7-9, or incoming 2nd through 4th graders. Camp Majors is for ages 10-13, or incoming 5th through 8th graders. Each camp will follow the same structure, guidelines, and high-quality programming, but will be specially formatted to be age-appropriate.
Summer at SEM
Buffalo Seminary
We're Planning for a Covid-safe, fun summer! Please let us know if you'd like priority registration for 2021 Summer at SEM. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfQOpdqkyt4yMrm9XMc-km_DOUqlaJvGdvrsEyFtWFGwW5-uw/viewform
Artpark Music & Soccer Summer Camp (ages 9 - 11)
Music & Soccer Summer Camp, presented by Artpark in partnership with Shul Music School, is an educational summer program that integrates music and soccer into creative thinking, problem solving, social behavior, and individual / team skills development in young people. Through mental (music) and physical (soccer) development the Camp seeks to encourage broad thinking, wisdom, fitness, and excellence in performance within an intensive and safe environment.
Horse Camp
Hunters Ridge
Horseback Riding Day Camp!
Kids Summer Dance Camps at BDC
Buffalo Dance Center
Our kids dance camps are a great way to introduce your child to tap, jazz and ballet in a fun-filled atmosphere. Activities include: games, crafts, story time and of course music and dancing!
STEM with LEGO Mindstorms and CODING Camp!
Sylvan Learning Center - Lancaster NY
Summer S.T.E.M. with Lego Mindstorms Sylvan of Lancaster will be hosting STEM Camps throughout the summer. Our camps are fun and engaging. Build-A-Bot students will problem solve like real engineers while building a love of STEM! Coding students will learn programming, develop problem solving and critical thinking skills all while developing their very own video game!
Summer Musical Camps- MEL’s School of Music & Theater
MEL’s School of Music & Theater
Summer Camp at the Buffalo Zoo
The Buffalo Zoo
In-person summer camp is BACK at the Buffalo Zoo! Join us for a wild, week-long, half-day camp experience like no other. Campers will learn and discover through visits to animal habitats, up close animal encounters, crafts, art, nature play, and more!
Youth Summer Art Programs
CEPA Gallery
CEPA summer art programs are a blast! Students learn the art and science behind photography, experimenting in both the darkroom and computer lab. There are classes for 8-12 year olds as well as teenagers and they run for a full week, half day. There is something for everyone, beginners as well as advanced.
Summer Camp - The Little Gym of Williamsville
The Little Gym of Williamsville
Day camp at The Little Gym of Williamsville gives your kid the summer camp experience without the bug bites, poison ivy and week-long commitments. Combining fun physical activity, games, and arts & crafts, we’ll help your child beat the summer heat by staying cool at The Little Gym. Our fantastic camps in Williamsville are also available during some other school breaks!
Spruce Meadow Farm Summer Camp
Spruce Meadow Farm
Campers will have a daily riding lesson, horsemanship lesson and craft project.
Girlstart Summer Camp
Girlstart Summer Camps are week-long STEM programs for girls entering the 4th-8th grades in 2021-2022. 4th-5th and 6th-8th grade camps run simultaneously during the summer and are held in separate activity spaces for in-person camps. These programs achieve consistent positive outcomes by combining formal and informal educational strategies with challenging and relevant STEM curriculum!
Virtual Summer Camp from the Challenger Learning Center of St. Louis
Challenger Learning Center - Take a space mission!
In this week-long experience, campers will take on the roles of scientists and engineers working together from around the world to launch robotic probes that explore our solar system. Each day, the small crew will gather (remotely) with Challenger Learning Center staff for one hour to complete team building, learn about space exploration, and advance their mission. Then, on their own time, crew members must use creative problem solving to complete challenges using only the materials they have at home.
Master Chong’s Summer Camps for Kids
Master Chong's World Class Tae Kwon Do
Master Chong’s Taekwondo offers a fun, safe, and educational summer camp for kids in the Western New York and Buffalo area.
Junior Sail Camp Session 5
Sail Buffalo
Welcome to Sail Buffalo’s Nautical Day Camp, where safety, fun and learning are our top priorities! Here you can expect your child to come every day between 9am – 4pm and have a full day of outdoor activity and nautical education!
Artist Inspiration: Master Artist Techniques for Adults
Creatively Wild Art Studio
If you every wondered how Van Gogh did those oh so cool bush techniques, this class is for you. This is a super awesome class where we live demo some artistic techniques & principles made famous by well known artists- past and present.
WNY Flash-Summer Day Camps
Western New York Flash
Designed for any level player to enjoy the game and be active.
Carrollton’s Camp Wonder Summer Day Camp Begins Virtually in June
City of Carrollton
The City of Carrollton will initially allow 30 registrations for 2021 Camp Wonder due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. All potential participants beyond that number will be placed on a waitlist. Keep in mind, the waitlist is not a guaranteed spot in Camp Wonder. Parents will be made aware if and when the City decides to open up more registered spaces in Camp.
DCPA Education: Summer Acting Classes
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
DCPA Education offers a summer of acting, improv, dancing and more!
Girls & Dolls @ AJs Play Date!
Challenge Island Niagara Frontier
THREE DAYS! THREE HOURS a Day! Spectacular American Girl activities, play, and endless FUN!
Gym Class Heroes Summer Camp - EAST AMHERST
Stutelage Innovations
Get your game on in this fun and active camp that combines the best parts of our health and physical education. Whether we are participating in action-packed, fast-paced team and partner challenges, playing traditional playground and lawn games, completing activities that promote health, and learning about our bodies, you are sure to have a ball!
Legacy Equestrian Center Summer Camp
The Legacy Equestrian Center
Campers learn hunt seat riding, horse care, basic barn first aid, grooming, barn chores, crafts, and much more! Great for learning responsibility. Every rider is involved in getting their own horse ready and returning them to their stall. Dates are available from June through August and their is limited availability to ensure Covid pandemic measures are taken.
Flips Gymnastics & Sports Summer Camps
Flips Gymnastics
Summer is just around the corner; do you have a summer camp program in place for your child? Allow them to have an unforgettable summer here at Flips Gymnastics & Sport! We’ll offer your child excellent fitness programs where they can have fun and still receive an educational experience. We also offer cheerleading & fitness programs to help your child stay fit while learning new team building skills.
Kids Yoga at Lincoln Park!
The Fit Physique
This fun yoga class will include breathing exercises, yoga postures, and learning how to meditate in a kid-friendly way, through songs and activities. Please bring a mat or a towel/blanket. Our instructor is certified through "Kidding Around Yoga"!
Summerspace Camps at Sacred Heart Academy
Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart
We are thrilled to be able to offer in-person camps during Summer '21. This is our 15th anniversary of Summerspace, a series of week-long summer camps for middle school girls in entering grades 5-8. These camps provide girls with the opportunities to explore, learn, have fun and make new friends.
Pokemon Summer Camp - EAST AMHERST
Stutelage Innovations
Join Ash Ketchum and Mr. Dan on an epic Pokémon adventure! Come “Catch ‘Em All” in this fun-filled and action-packed camp. In this Poké-filled camp, we will create stained glass pokéballs, make our own Pokémon cards and even toss our own pokéballs. If you’ve got what it takes to be a Pokémon Master, this camp is the one for you!
BSRA Youth Learn to Row Summer Camps
Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association
Rowing is the ultimate team sport! It teaches you about communication, leadership and character. Rowers will learn about time management and dedication so they can have respect for themselves, their teammates, coaches and family. Rowing is a sport that you can do for the rest of your life, it will challenge you physically and mentally. It's an excellent aerobic and anaerobic workout without the risk of many injuries so participants of all ages are welcome! On top of all of this, rowing brings people together for life-long friendships.
ConnectiKids Summer Program (In Person and Virtual Options)
ConnectiKids Inc.
ConnectiKids summer registration for students in Hartford and surrounding towns is open! The ConnectiKids Summer Program exposes children to information, people, places, and situations while combining an ambitious curriculum of academics in the morning with an afternoon of exciting and enjoyable enrichment classes. The academic component of the program utilizes an integrated curriculum based on the program theme. These experiences help students grow socially, define their identity, and understand their personal strengths, interests, and goals while contributing to increased school performance.
Associated Physical & Occupational Therapists': Summer Links to Learning Summer Program
Associated Physical & Occupational Therapists (APOT)
Programs specially designed & led by pediatric occupational & physical therapists (OTs & PTs) for ages 5 and up. Each week we introduce a new skill area to focus on. The programs run Monday-Thursday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. After a year of computer work, virtual school, and social distancing, we are all excited to get outside, make some friends, and get moving!
Audition Intensive: A Musical Theatre Audition Workshop
Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation
Are you prepared for your next big audition? Become a quadruple threat by learning how to audition from Broadway professionals!
Hawaiian Hullabaloo Summer Camp - EAST AMHERST
Stutelage Innovations
Aloha! Welcome to the Hawaiian Hullabaloo where you will have an island adventure! As we explore the Hawaiian islands, we will make a map to find treasure & design a canoe for our friends Lilo & Stitch. During our luau, we will learn how to limbo & make our own flower leis. The Hawaiian locals will teach us the Hula & Haka so we can tell a story through music & dance. We will become like an “ohana” (family) as we create some delicious fruit kabobs and sand pudding to share!
Hybrid Ninja Academy Summer Camp
Hybrid Ninja Academy
​Don’t miss out on the coolest summer camp in town! Hybrid Ninja Academy is offering 9 weeks of day camp that will include both structured and unstructured activities - check out our weekly themes and daily itinerary!
Buffalo Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program
Buffalo Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program
BYC Junior Sailing Program runs for eight weeks in July and August. The camp is offered in weekly sessions Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm. Children 6 to 17 years old are welcome to participate. Classes offered are Beginner Pram, Adventure Sail, Intro to Racing, and Race Team. Whether interested in learning the basics or fine-tuning your racing skills, the BYC Junior Sailing Program has the perfect class for you!
Summer Art Camp: Harambee! Arts and Crafts from the African Continent
Schweinfurth Art Center
Harambee is a Kiswahili word from Kenya’s national language that means “all pull together.” Join together with artist Vanessa Johnson to explore Africa through arts and crafts, storytelling, drama, and music. Runs July 26-30, 2021; for ages 6-10.
Trilogy Kids Fitness & Fun
Rehab Associates of WNY
Rehab Associates of WNY will be hosting an exciting summer program for kids registered grade K- grade 3 this summer! Trilogy Kids Fitness and Fun is run by a team of Occupational and Physical therapists. Skills addressed will be gross and fine motor skills, cooperative play, relaxation, sensory exploration and more!
Lego Summer Camp - EAST AMHERST
Stutelage Innovations
Hello, all you Lego lovers out there! Do you have a blast getting creative with Legos? If so, this is the camp for you. We will make a variety of projects out of Legos including ships, buildings, bridges, towers and, to top it off, a massive castle that we will destroy with our very own popsicle stick catapults! This camp is great for boys and girls who just want to have fun with Legos and for those who want to create some amazing Lego-based crafts!
Summer Camp- Amherst Youth & Recreation
Amherst Youth & Recreation
Summer Camp June 28 to August 20
Summer Camp @ The Warrior Factory Buffalo
The Warrior Factory Buffalo
The Warrior Factory Buffalo is excited to announce Summer Camp opportunities for Summer 2021!
Summer Art Camp: Sankofa! Arts Traditions from Africa and the African Diaspora
Schweinfurth Art Center
Sankofa is from the Akan Twi language of Ghana West Africa that means to “go back to the past and bring forward that which is useful.” Students will explore traditional art forms from the African continent that have spread around the world. Camp runs from July 26-30, 2021. For ages 11-15.
Summer Theme Camps- Dance Spectrum
Dance Spectrum
Join us this summer for our 6 weeks of fun themed camps for ages 3 & up.
Superhero Summer Camp - NORTH TONAWANDA
Stutelage Innovations
Welcome to the Stutelage Superhero Squad! Do you have what it takes to be a hero? This week, we will celebrate 5 of the most popular superheroes. We will have fun knocking down the arch enemy, making spider web snacks and learning about the history of Batman. You will love making splatter paint artwork, crafting Iron Man paper puppets and discovering why Captain America’s shield bounces. Grab your capes and join us!
Summer Camps- The Coder School
The Coder School
Our camps are run in our school from 9am-3pm Mon-Fri. Kids bring their own lunches and water bottles and we'll take care of the rest! Kids code throughout the week then demo their week's creations later that afternoon.
2021 Summer Nature Camp at Beaver Meadow
Beaver Meadow Audubon Center
6 weeks of Summer Fun at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center starting July 12th for kids who have completed grades K-8!
Summer Camp- Jamestown Audubon
Jamestown Audubon
Summer Day Camp actively engages children with the outdoors, captivating their interest and inspiring them to connect the the natural world. ACNC achieves this by providing campers with time for free play, outdoor adventures, interactive nature-based lessons, and discovery-based activities.
Deep Sea Divers Summer Camp - NORTH TONAWANDA
Stutelage Innovations
Have you ever wondered what goes on in the deep blue sea? If you have, then this is the right camp for you! Dive into the ocean waters and make crafts, play games and bake delicious treats! Campers will love playing sharks and minnows outside, learning about a variety of ocean animals and crafting cute shark headbands. We will make yummy goldfish marshmallow pops, play under the sea BINGO and explore the wonders of the coral reef.
David De Marie Dance Summer Camp
David De Marie Dance
Join us for one of our fun, high energy dance camps this summer! Whether you're an existing student or just starting out, this is a perfect way to get ready for registration in September. Summer camps fill quickly, so register now to secure your spot!
Onstage at ATA Summer Camp - Registration Open!
Academy of Theatre Arts
Throughout the two weeks students will also create their own musical as a team from the set, costumes, and musical numbers. Students will learn what it takes to put on a musical not only on stage but off stage as well. Students will audition and be cast in the full musical production of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.”
Discovery Camps at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Buffalo Museum of Science
Our summer Discovery Camps are back for 2021 with quality counselors, a variety of educational themes, and most of all – fun! As an Erie County Department of Health permitted camp provider, we are working diligently to closely align our summer camp plans with NYS and Department of Health Day Camp Guidelines to create a safe environment for the campers in our care. These plans include fewer camp groups with no more than 12 campers in each group, spaces set up to encourage distancing, and added cleaning protocols.
Summer Camp at Rolly Pollies
Rolly Pollies of Western New York
Summer Camp is your Passport to FUN! Rolly Pollies camps are the perfect combination of enrichment and energy. Featuring curriculum written by NYS Physical Education and National Board Certified Teachers and executed by caring, nurturing, professional teachers in the most well equipped children's facility in WNY, Rolly Pollies provides the best indoor (and air conditioned) camp for children.
Just for Kids Summer Club
Just for Kids School Age Programs
Fun-filled day camp managed by Just for Kids. Come join us for a fantastic summer filled with new friends, engaging activities, and amazing counselors! Locations in Williamsville and Grand Island.
Discovery Camp
Tifft Nature Preserve
Our summer Discovery Camps are back for 2021 with quality counselors, a variety of educational themes, and most of all – fun! As an Erie County Department of Health permitted camp provider, we are working diligently to closely align our summer camp plans with NYS and Department of Health Day Camp Guidelines to create a safe environment for the campers in our care. These plans include fewer camp groups with no more than 12 campers in each group, more time outside, and indoor spaces set up to encourage distancing.