Do you have an athlete looking to hone their skills this summer? Or maybe your child wants to check out a new sport without a long term commitment? There are opportunities for the littlest of sports stars up to the most serious of teenage athletes in the Hudson Valley. We’ve rounded up a list of summer programs with a strong focus on competitive sports and athletic development.
If you find one you like, make sure to register soon as spots fill quickly. And be sure to let them know you found them through Family Friendly Hudson Valley!
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New York Wrestling Academy: Weekly summer camps for Grades K-12. The summer camps will include wrestling clinics, education classes, arts and crafts, sports, and recreational games. Located in Saugerties. (845) 430-4593
Vassar Athletics Sports Camps: Programs in boys and girls basketball (ages 7-15), boys and girls lacrosse (grades 9-12) and co-ed Soccer (ages 7-14). Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. (845) 437-7946
Marist Athletics Sports Camps: Various camps in baseball, football, lacrosse, basketball and soccer. Ages range from K-12th grade depending on program. Marist College, Poughkeepsie. (845) 575-3699
Tay Fisher’s Fundamental Basketball Camp: Basketball camps and clinics with professional basketball player Tay Fisher. Programs available at Bailey Middle School in Kingston, Coleman High School in Hurley, Miller Middle School in Lake Katrine and Troy High School in Troy. Register online.
Pigskin Princess Project Summer Program: Flag football and arts and crafts for girls ages 7-9. Campers will also learn about female athletes in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. The camp runs June 27th – July 1st, from 9am-12pm at the Fishkill Recreation Center, Fishkill. (845) 803-1749
Camp Ulster: Camp sessions in boys baseball, tennis and boys basketball. Ages 7+ depending on program. SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge Campus. Youth Athletic Development program also available at Rondout Valley High School for ages 11-14. (845) 339-2025
Bard College Sports Camps: Programs in squash, soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball, girls volleyball, and boys lacrosse. Ages 5-17 depending on program. Bard College Athletics, Annandale-on-Hudson. (845) 758-7531
SUNY New Paltz Sports Camps: Elite Swimming Camp, baseball, girls and boys basketball, softball and Hawks Sports Day Camp. Ages 7+ depending on program. SUNY New Paltz campus. (845) 257-2341
ERock Soccer Camp: Tyke camp (half-day) for ages 6-7, Day Camp for ages 8-13. July 25th-29th. Thomas Felton Park, Modena. (845) 255-0901
Renegades Baseball Camps: Classic Camp for ages 6-12, Full Week Camp and Pitcher’s Camp for ages 8-14. Camps are coached by Renegades players, Mount St. Mary College baseball players and former Major League Pitcher Joe Ausanio will join the Pitcher’s Camp. Dutchess Stadium, Wappingers Falls. (845) 838-0094 Ext. 231
Total Tennis: Junior Tennis Camp for ages 7-16. Sessions run all summer long. Total Tennis, Saugerties. (845) 247-9177
Columbia-Greene Athletics Summer Camps: Full-day camps for girls softball, boys baseball and co-ed basketball (ages 8-13). Half-day camps for co-ed volleyball, tennis, golf and soccer, as well as girls field hockey (ages 8-16). Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson. (518) 828-4181 Ext. 3210
The Rock Sports Park: Half-day and full-day options for All Sport camp (ages 5-12), softball and baseball camps (ages 7-12). The Rock Sports Park, Chester. (845) 469-9509
Union Vale Parks & Recreation: Full and half day Multi-Sport Camp for ages 5-11, as well as Sports Squirt Camp for ages 3-5. Tymor Park, LaGrangeville. (845) 724-5691
Edge Athletics Basketball Camp: Full-day traditional basketball camp for ages 6-15, and Offensive Skills and Shooting camp for ages 12-17. Camps hosted at Our Lady of Lourdes High School, Poughkeepsie. (845) 202-EDGE