2020 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 29 - July 10
Session 2: July 13 - July 24
Session 3: July 27 - Aug 7
Session 4: Aug 10 - Aug 14

Note: Camp is closed Friday, July 3rd.

Summer Camp 2020 Open House Dates
Saturday, April 4, 2020; Noon - 2pm
Location: Physical Education Building

Important Dates

Medication Drop Off Days


A Medication Request Form must be filled out by your childs 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, doseage, and the perscribers name.

We are working very hard to provide exciting virtual summer programs - ranging from academics, arts, and engaging STEM programs - where kids can explore their passions from the comfort and safety of home. We will update our site periodically to reflect up-to-date program details and registration information.
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Mechanical and Automotive Institute 2020
For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 7-11
Session 1: June 29 - July 10   Session 2: July 13 - July 24

Click on the blue button below indicating the session you would like to register for and add the program to your cart.

engine check

Mechanical and Automotive Institute: Introduction

In this course, students gain an understanding of how a car engine works. Using Nassau BOCES’ state-of-the-art automotive facilities, students learn the safe and proper use of equipment and maintenance techniques, including tire repair, brake maintenance and how to check and change automotive fluids. By the end of the program students will walk away with a functional model of an engine which they build themselves.

Mechanical and Automotive Institute: Intermediate

With the technological advancements of today’s automobile, even routine maintenance procedures require analytical thinking, dexterity and patience. In this fast paced course, campers will be introduced to state-of-the-art diagnostic, machining and hydraulic test equipment. The course begins with tool and equipment safety, automotive fundamentals, and an Introduction to Hybrid cars. Other Topics include; Brake system theory, accessory drive belt systems and an overview of the eight A.S.E. vehicle subsystems. Upon completion of this course campers will have had a look into the real world work experience of an automotive technician.
getting into the engine

Note: There is a $50 surcharge per two-week session for additional materials and staff requirements.

Schedule:This is a full day program in the Mechanical and Automotive Institute.
This program will take place at Nassau BOCES Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center.

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