2023 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 26 - July 7
Session 2: July 10 - July 21
Session 3: July 24 - August 4
Session 4: August 7 - August 11

Note: Camp runs from 9am to 4pm.

Note: Camp is closed Tuesday, July 4th.

Summer Camp 2023 Open House Dates
Sunday, February 12 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Hofstra Physical Education Building

Important Dates

Medication Drop Off Days


A Medication Request Form must be filled out by your child's physician, and must either be sent into the camp office ahead of time or accompany the medication being dropped off.

Medication must be in the original container, including the label with your campers name, dosage, and the prescriber's name.

Hofstra Summer Camp Employment

Off-Site Programs 2024
Camp Operating Hours: 10am to 3pm

Choose an Option:

Offsite Camps: Nassau BOCES Barry Tech
Session 1-3 Early Tuition: $2,200 (per Session)
Session 4: Early Tuition: $1,270

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 7 - 11

Session 1: July 1 - July 12
Session 2: July 15 - July 26
Session 3: July 29 - August 9
Session 4: August 12 - August 16

Looking for something different and fun and stimulating for your child this summer? Check out Nassau BOCES Summer Camp Program for students entering grades 7 through 11. The Hofstra Summer Camp and Nassau BOCES partnership offers a wide range of programs designed to motivate young minds and propel career inspirations.

The Hofstra University Nassau BOCES partnership offers a wide selection of amazing learning opportunities for teens, featuring hands-on classes that provide real life and situational training that can jumpstart a successful career. A fantastic way to gain experience in a desired career or discipline, Hofstra Nassau BOCES programs have something for everyone.

As Long Island’s leading academic institution, Hofstra University has a strong tradition of providing extraordinary learning opportunities for the youth of Nassau county.

Whether you’re ready to register for a BOCES program today, or are just beginning to investigate continuing education options, contact the Program Director at ce-youth@hofstra.edu, or call 516-463-7400 to speak to us about your future.

Note: All classes take place at the Nassau BOCES Barry Tech campus between 10am-3pm. If you opt to use Hofstra Summer Camps transportation, camp times will vary.

Offsite Camps: Nassau BOCES Outdoor Education
Session 1-3 Early Tuition: $2,200 (per Session)
Session 4 Early Tuition: $1,270

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 7 - 11
Session 1: Not Offered
Session 2: Not Offered
Session 3: July 29 - August 9
Session 4: August 12 - August 16

These are full day programs in Outdoor Education. Coastal Exploration will take place at Caumsett State Historic Park, and the High Ropes course will take place at Nassau BOCES Brookville Environmental Center. Both classes run from between 10am-3pm. If you opt to use Hofstra Summer Camps transportation camp, times will vary.

Offsite Camps: Long Island High School for the Arts

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 7 - 11

*Please Note the Special Dates for Week 1 of LISHA Only
Week 1: June 27 (Thursday) - July 3 (Wednesday)
Week 2: July 8 (Monday) - July 12 (Friday)
Week 3: July 15 (Monday) - July 19 (Friday)
Week 4: July 22 (Monday) - July 26 (Friday)

New for LIHSA 2024

  1. Free lunch available daily.
  2. Free bus transportation (area pick-up) available to and from LIHSA.

Attend a LIHSA Open House!

Wednesday, December 6, 6-7:30pm

These LIHSA Open House events give prospective students and their families a chance to get to know the Long Island High School for the Arts singular artistic community, explore our campus and meet our faculty and students.

RSVP Here!

For over forty-five years, the Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) has transformed the lives of young emerging artists from across Long Island through both its high school and summer programs. The Hofstra University/LIHSA summer partnership provides an unparalleled experience for students in Grades 7-12 to be guided by faculty mentors and staff who understand the unique needs of young artists.

These classes are held on the LIHSA campus. LIHSA’s facilities are specially designed to support the school’s mission. LIHSA’s 38,000 square feet across three buildings are filled with professional workspaces and facilities. It is situated on 4.5 acres in Syosset Long Island, with plenty of courtyard space to have a picnic lunch and draw artistic inspiration. With four dance studios on campus, a larger theatre that holds 350 audience members with lighting and sound equipment, two smaller black box theatres, an audio-recording studio, numerous classroom spaces, practice rooms, art studios, film editing room, dark room, digital music space and a carpentry shop for scenic design, it is a great place to spend for a young artist to spend their summer!

Programs are flexible—choose to enroll in a one week offering or combine several to be on campus for all four weeks! Programs take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuition price is listed with each course. All programs are held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA): 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791. Phone: (516) 622-5678.

For more information regarding programs and registering please call 516-463-7400, or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu

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For More Information
: (516) 463-CAMP (2267)
Email: ce-camps@hofstra.edu

Please note that opening of on-campus summer camp or any on-campus programs will be subject to all then-current New York State and Nassau County Department of Health requirements and guidance. Any individual visiting the Hofstra campus or attending on-campus programs or camps will be required to follow all such rules and University policies relating to health and safety. Participants will be notified of University policies prior to the start of any on-campus program.