| Kids Out and About Buffalo
Sun, 8/8/2021 -
Sat, 8/14/2021
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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: Wonderland
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
Tumble down the rabbit hole to this exciting camp. Play croquet with the Queen of Hearts, learn how to dance a lobster quadrille, and discover how the Caterpillar became a butterfly. On Friday, join us for a tea party with The Hatter. You’d be MAD to pass this up.
Earth Camp: Outdoor Survival
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
Gain confidence and comfort in being outdoors during this basic survival skills adventure. Become proficient at hands-on activities such as fire lore, camp cooking, tracking, fishing, navigation, shelters, useful plants, camp crafts and other fun survival experiences. Practice how your ancestors may have lived and enjoy nature to the fullest.
Summer Sampler: Confections
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
A 19th-century adventure in decorative confections! Create fancy sweets such as candies, marzipan, cookies, pies and cakes. Record the receipts in your receipt book, so you'll be able to make masterpieces at home, as well.
Earth Camp: Wild Play
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
This camp is perfect for the wild child in your life! During this free-play nature program, campers will explore the trails and ponds, play in the forest, build a fort, search for creatures, or cool off in the sprinkler. Who knows what wild adventure each day will bring? This is a good choice for children who prefer less structure.
Earth Camp: Nature Play
Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center
The great outdoors is great for kids. Many studies have shown that children who play outside do better in school and generally lead happy, healthy lives. During this free-play nature program, campers will be able to choose from a variety of crafts, games, and activities. Play in the creek, build a fort, search for salamanders or cool off in the sprinkler. Who knows what the day’s adventure will be? This is a good choice for children who prefer less structure.
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.
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!
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.
Pioneer Day Camp
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village
Pioneer Day Camp was created for ages 5 (kindergarten) to 10 years old.
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!
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!
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
WE'VE HAD OUR AUDITIONS FOR MAIN ROLES! STILL ACCEPTING STUDENTS FOR ENSEMBLE OR SECONDARY PARTS!
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!
Summer Theme Camps- Dance Spectrum
Dance Spectrum
Join us this summer for our 6 weeks of fun themed camps for ages 3 & up.
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!
Artemis Academy for Girls
Challenger Learning Center of Lockport
Back to the Moon and on to Mars. The next American to set foot on the Moon will be a girl! This program is designed exclusively for girls to build their knowledge of space science, develop their STEM identity and learn about other women working with careers in STEM fields.
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.
Junior Sail Camp Session 7
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!
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.
Spruce Meadow Farm Summer Camp
Spruce Meadow Farm
Campers will have a daily riding lesson, horsemanship lesson and craft project.
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!
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.
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.
WNY Flash-Summer Day Camps
Western New York Flash
Designed for any level player to enjoy the game and be active.
Summer Art Camp: Sunshine & Blue Skies
Schweinfurth Art Center
Celebrate the happiness and joy of summertime through water themed art projects in this mixed media art camp with Joy LoPiccolo. Camp runs Aug. 9-13, 2021. For ages 6-10.
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!
2021 Buffalo Equestrian Center Summer Camp - Ages 5 - 6
Buffalo Equestrian Center
In 2021 the Buffalo Equestrian Center will offer one week of summer camp for ages 5 & 6. The session runs Tuesday through Friday and 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. Each session is limited to twenty children.
Camping Adventures Summer Camp - EAST AMHERST
Stutelage Innovations
Wanderlust and the thirst for adventure are powerful driving forces for most of us! Make your summer a time that inspires traveling and adventure. A glimpse of the excitement of traveling to a new place, an experience of adventure never imagined… If you enjoy nature, telling stories by the fire, and making s’mores, then this is the camp for you!
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.
Summer Art Camp: Introduction to Quilting
Schweinfurth Art Center
Students will make small quilts and explore several techniques for creating designs that make up quilt tops, including learning how to use a sewing machine. Camp runs Aug. 9-13, 2021. For ages 11-15
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 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!
Holiday Happiness Summer Camp - EAST AMHERST
Stutelage Innovations
Are you ever sad when your favorite holiday ends and you have to wait a whole year for it to come around again? Not anymore! Join us for a week of celebratory fun as we journey through the year of some of our favorite holidays! Learn how gold is made, have fun dying silly Easter eggs, race in an eyeball challenge, learn how to make corn dance, and challenge your friends with some Christmas jokes. Happy Holidays!
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.
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!
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.
Pirates and Mermaids Summer Camp - EAST AMHERST
Stutelage Innovations
Ahoy ye pirates and mermaids! Join Captain Colleen and her crew as we spend a week with the pirates and mermaids. Each day, campers will read about both pirates and mermaids and engage in themed crafts. Have fun making your own porthole, decorating edible mermaid tales and making pirate hats. We will learn about coral reefs, use seashells to learn the concept of division and make yummy mermaid bark. Don’t be forced to walk the plank, sign up today!
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!
Catch a Rising Star
Academy of Theatre Arts
This popular one-week camp will allow you to be part of a fun-filled 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.
Space Wars @ AJs Play Date!
Challenge Island Niagara Frontier
THREE DAYS! THREE HOURS a Day! Spectacular Out of this World activities, play, and endless FUN!
Trolls Summer Camp - EAST AMHERST
Stutelage Innovations
Here at Trolls Camp, you will find your happy place! Together we will make magical rainbow slime, create rainbow scratch art, and whip up some Troll bark. We will work to find hidden trolls, learn how to draw Poppy and make our own comic strips. Come join us for a colorful time full of friends, laughter, and happiness!
Summer Camp- Amherst Youth & Recreation
Amherst Youth & Recreation
Summer Camp June 28 to August 20
Broadway Babies
Academy of Theatre Arts
Students work on public speaking and confidence on stage through dramatic play and story telling. At the end of the week students put on a dramatic reading of a story book!
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.
Summer STEM Summer Camp - NORTH TONAWANDA
Stutelage Innovations
Calling all creative engineers! Join us for a week of STEM literacy fun. Each day, campers will read two books and participate in two related engineering challenges. We will create snowball blasters, build a house that can withstand a wind storm, fit our entire bodies into one single index card and build a bridge for the Billy Goats Gruff. This camp is perfect for curious scientists who don’t back away from an obstacle. Are you up for the challenge?
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
WordSMASH Creative Writing Mini-Camps for Grades K-7
The Writers Circle Workshops
This two-hour per afternoon, week-long program is chock-full of writing games, wacky prompts, and time to sink into a favorite book just to read!
Slime Time Summer Camp - NORTH TONAWANDA
Stutelage Innovations
Your favorite messy camp is back with 10 NEW slime recipes! Each day we will make two creative slimes, read books and learn about the world around us. Don’t miss out on chocolate milk slime, kinetic sand slime, or mint chocolate chip slime. We will make heat-activated slime that changes color when you touch it and even slime that will glow in the dark! You will love how soft and smooth the shampoo slime is and how sparkly the glitter bomb slime balls are. The perfect camp for ooey gooey play!
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.
Little Hands on the Farm Camp
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village
Little Hands on the Farm Camp was created for ages 3 to 5 years old (pre-kindergarten).
Summer Camp: Poetry, Pottery, & Paper
Flower City Arts Center
For kids ages 8-11 and you will work with artists to handbuild a ceramic book—on which you will inscribe your own poem, make paper, learn to make different kinds of books, and use letterpress printing techniques to decorate them. This camp is a real hands-on experience taught by professional artists and writers who share “tricks of the trade” in ceramics, book arts, poetry, and creative writing.
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.
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.