2024 Camp Dates

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

Note: Camp runs from 9am to 4pm.

Note: Camp is closed Thursday, July 4th.

Summer Camp 2024 Open House Dates
Sunday, February 11 - 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

Counselor Apprentice Program 2024
Sessions 1-3 Tuition: $3,700 (Total)
Session 4 Tuition: $660

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 10 - 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 (Additional Charge)

It’s great fun being a camper, but it’s even more fun being a camp counselor! After all, as a camp counselor, you can help others grow and learn while having a lot of fun.

The CAP will prepare you for all of the aspects involved in being a counselor and give you the chance to become a junior staff member for the following year. This comprehensive camp will teach you about building relationships, understanding and implementing policies and procedures, working with medical and special needs, and giving CPR. Additional topical workshops and seminars, such as preventing bullying, round out a potential counselor’s understanding of the needs of campers. CAP participants will divide their time between classes, physical conditioning, and assisting in the camps.

We know that excellent camp counselors are what make our camps so special, and it all comes full circle with the CAP, a special program to teach exceptional people how to make these camps so special!

Note: On the first day of camp, the counselor apprentice is given a choice of three specialties; no guarantees can be made regarding placement.

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Eligibility Requirements
  • Boys and girls entering 10th or 11th grade (sophomores and juniors) by September.
  • Must enroll in at least sessions 1, 2, & 3 for a total of 6 weeks. Session 4 is an optional & additional one week session.

Note: Fifteen-year-old (10th grade) and 16-year-old (11th grade) campers who are in the Counselor Apprentice Program may apply for a position at Hofstra Summer Camps the following summer, depending on availability and their evaluation.

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.