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

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Summer Camps Open House
Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023
Time: 12pm - 2pm
Location: Hofstra Mack Physical Education Center
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Art Programs 2023
Session 1-3 Tuition: $2,050

Session 4 Tuition: $1,270

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 2-10

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

Hofstra Art Experience

Paint yourself a picture of a summer camp filled with amazing art work. This camp teaches age-specific art techniques, styles, and mediums using individual and small-group instruction. Whether you’re a beginning artist or already familiar with many techniques, this camp will offer you new and exciting ways to express your artistic vision.

Curriculum Areas Include

  • Polymer Clay: Campers create sculptures, decorative masks, vases, artistic jewelry pieces and mosaics. Standard techniques of clay sculpting and armature building help create new and exciting projects.
  • Beyond the Rainbow-Painting: Campers learn various techniques of painting through watercolor, tempera, acrylic paints and multimedia paint projects. Each student experiences methods of mixing paints and shading, and 2-D and 3-D projects are addressed while learning different brush strokes.
  • Cartooning for Graphic Storytelling:
    • Grades 2-5 Students learn how to design their own original characters and through the medium of comics, tell simple stories using the four panel comic strip. Students are encouraged to be as original as possible and emphasis is on creating comic strips that are easy to read. Students also learn some basic comic strip design and composition principles to help them tell stories.
    • Grades 6-10 Students learn to create comic book art and illustration for publication. Techniques such as penciling, inking, page layout and drawing fundamentals are taught in the service of telling stories. Students also learn how to create work for publication. The goal of the class is to create and anthology comic book of student work by the end of the session.

Cartooning Workshop

The Hofstra Summer Camps cartooning workshop allows experienced cartoonists as well as those who are new to cartooning to learn the process from creation to publication. Campers create their own characters, write and draw their own stories, and create color comics for the Web. Culminating project is a class comic book.


Mural Making Design

Students will learn the basics of creating large format artwork and how to plan design and execute murals using a variety of mediums.

Projects will vary in approach, from spontaneous drawing to fully realized murals on paper or board using pencil, markers, paints and collage techniques.

Students will be encouraged to experiment with materials before applying them to their finished work and will also learn how to create scale drawings for their mural as a planning tool before starting on the full size work. Imagination, composition, and collaboration will be emphasized and encouraged.

Sessions 1-3 Schedule: For campers entering 2-5 grade your morning will be in the program that you choose and the afternoon will be in a recreation group of 8-10 campers of the same grade and gender where all campers enjoy lunch, instructional swim and recreational sports. For campers entering 6-10 grade your morning will be in a recreation group of 8-10 campers of the same grade and gender where all campers enjoy lunch, instructional swim and recreational sports, and your afternoon will be in the program that you choose.

Session 4 Schedule: This is a full day program spent in the program of your choice.

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.