Summer Community & Rec Camps in Saratoga County

Town Rec Camps are often your best bet for low-cost summer fun. Most offer field trips too!

This is information for Summer 2019 — specifics may change in the future. Please email me at SaratogaCamps@gmail.com if you notice that I’ve missed a program OR my info is incorrect — many thanks 🙂


Ballston Area Community Center

Weeks Offered: 8 (July 1-August 23, 2019)
Hours: 6:30 am to 5:30 pm
Extended Hours: No
Cost: $190/week (summer day), $225/week (summer travel)
Location:
BACC, 20 Malta Ave, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (summer day), Gordon Creek Elementary School (summer travel)
Age Range: ages 5-12 (summer day), ages 10-15 (summer travel)
Field Trips: Yes, weekly (summer day), daily (summer travel)
Swimming lessons at the Village Pool too! Registration begins in early March and can be difficult to get into if your child isn’t already using the before/after school services at BACC.

Ballston Area Recreation Center

Weeks Offered: 3 (July 1-19, 2019)
Hours: 10 am to 12 pm
Extended Hours: No
Cost: $15 per student
Location:
Ballston Spa Middle School, 210 Ballston Ave, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Age Range: grades K-6
Field Trips: No

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 4 (July 1-26, 2019)
Hours: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
Extended Hours: Yes – early drop off starting at 7:30 am
Cost: $385 ($50 discount for each additional child) – for all 4 weeks
Location:
Charlton Heights Elementary School, 170 Stage Rd, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Age Range:
grades 1-7
Field Trips: Yes
Registration forms were available online starting in Feb 2019. In-person registration is available in May.

Clifton Park Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 8 for full day (July 1 – August 23) & 7 for half day (July 1 – August 16)
Hours: 9 am to 4 pm (full day), 9 am to 12 pm (half day)
Extended Hours: Yes – before and after camp
Cost: $115/week (full day), $7/day (half day)
Location:
Varies depending on grade and length of day
Age Range:
grades 1-8 (full day), grades K-6 (half day)
Field Trips: Yes
Swimming lessons are available for full day campers. They also offer a preschool camp for ages 3-4, as well as MANY sports and other camp programs. Rec booklet can be viewed here.

Galway Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 4 (July 9-August 2, 2019)
Hours: 9 am to 12 pm
Extended Hours: No
Cost: ?
Location:
TBD (due to construction at the school)
Age Range:
grades K-6 (going into K, completed 6th)
Field Trips: ?
Registration forms are available at Galway Elementary School, Galway Town Hall, and the Galway Public Library. Not a lot of info to be found online — the link below is to the spring issue of the Galway Reader that notes both the summer rec program and summer swimming lessons.

Greenfield Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 5 (July 1-August 2, 2019)
Hours: 9 am to 12 pm
Extended Hours: No
Cost: $40/week (residents), $70/week (non-residents)
Location:
Greenfield Elementary School, 3180 Route 9N Greenfield Center, NY 12833
Age Range:
ages 5-14 (children must have completed Kindergarten to enroll)
Field Trips: Yes
Greenfield Summer Rec will accept non-residents if there’s space after the resident registration period.

Halfmoon Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 6 (July 1-August 9, 2019)
Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
Extended Hours: Yes, before (7-9 am) & after (3-6 pm)
Cost: $300 (before June 7th), $560 (after June 7th) for all 6 weeks, discount for each additional child
Location:
Halfmoon Town Park and Halfmoon Town Hall Complex (campers are divided by age)
Age Range:
grades 1-8
Field Trips: Yes
Campers can take swimming lessons and a variety of other lessons including ceramics, gymnastics, soccer, basketball, and jr lifeguarding. They also offer a half-day (9-11:30 am) camp for ages 3-5. Resident registration opens in April.

Malta Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 8 – full day (July 1 – August 23, 2019), 6 – half day (July 9 – August 16, 2019)
Hours: 9 am to 4 pm (full day), 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (half day)
Extended Hours: Yes, before (8-9 am) & after (4-5 pm) for the full day camp
Cost: $124/week for residents and $136/week for non-residents (full day), $110 total for residents and $310 total for non-residents (half day)
Location:
Malta Community Center (full day), Shenantaha Creek Park or Malta Community Park (half day)
Age Range:
grades K-5 (full day), K-9 (half day)
Field Trips: Yes
Full day registration starts in February, half day registration starts in April.

Mechanicville Area Community Services Center

Weeks Offered: 9 (July 1 – August 29, 2019)
Hours: 6:45 am to 6 pm
Extended Hours: No
Cost: $215/week, discount for each additional child
Location:
MACSC, 6 South Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118
Age Range:
ages 5-12
Field Trips: Yes

Milton Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 5 (July 8 – August 9, 2019)
Hours: 9 am to 1 pm
Extended Hours: No
Cost: $160 for all 5 weeks
Location:
Burgess-Kimball Memorial Park on Rowland Street and the Milton Community Center on 310 North Line Rd.
Age Range:
ages 5-12
Field Trips: Yes

Moreau Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 8 (July 1 – August 23, 2019)
Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
Extended Hours: Yes, before care (7:30-9 am) and after care (4-5:30 pm)
Cost: $130/week, sibling discounts
Location:
Harrison Avenue Elementary School, 76 Harrison Ave, South Glens Falls, NY 12803
Age Range:
ages 5-12
Field Trips: Yes

Northumberland Summer Youth Program

Weeks Offered: 6 (July 9 – August 15, 2019)
Hours: 10 am to 3 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Extended Hours: No
Cost: Free for residents
Location:
The bus will leave from the Town Playground located behind the Flag Company across from Stewarts in Gansevoort
Age Range:
ages 5-12
Field Trips: Yes, this is a travel program

Saratoga Springs Recreation Department

Weeks Offered: 8 (July 1 – August 23, 2019) – Camp Saradac
Hours: 9 am to 4:30 pm (drop off begins at 8:45 am, pick up ends at 4:45 pm)
Extended Hours: Yes, before care (7:30-8:45 am) and after care (4:45-6 pm)
Cost: $175/200/week city residents, $240/265/week non-residents (before/after 5/13). Discounts for registering for all 8 weeks and limited scholarships are available.
Location:
St Clement’s School, 231 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Age Range:
ages 5-12
Field Trips: Yes
In addition to Camp Saradac, Saratoga Rec offers many sports clinics throughout the summer.

Stillwater Area Community Center

Weeks Offered: 8 (July 1 – August 23, 2019), 6 weeks for Counselor in Training Program
Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
Extended Hours: Yes, before care (6:30-9 am) and after care (3-6 pm)
Cost: $175/week (Summer Camp), $100/week (Counselor in Training)
Location:
SACC, 19 Palmer Street, Stillwater, NY 12170
Age Range:
grades K-8+
Field Trips: Yes
Summer Programs Offered: SACC Summer Camp (Entering Grades K-3), SACC Adventure Camp (Entering Grades 4-7), RTB Junior Camp (Ages 3-5), Counselor in Training Program (Entering Grades 8+)

Waterford School Age Child Care

Weeks Offered: 10 (June 27 – August 30, 2019)
Hours: 7 am to 6 pm
Extended Hours: No
Cost: $185/week, discount for additional children as well as part-time options
Location:
WSACC, 125 Middletown Road, Waterford, NY 12188
Age Range:
grades K-6
Field Trips: Yes

Wilton Summer Rec

Weeks Offered: 7 (July 2 – August 16, 2019)
Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
Extended Hours: Yes, before care (8-9 am) and after care (3-5:30 pm)
Cost: $540 per child, w/ swimming: $640, w/ swimming & trips: $825
Location:
Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Drive, Wilton, NY
Age Range:
grades 1-9
Field Trips: Yes

       

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