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

Culinary Arts Academy 2024
Regular Tuition: $2,250

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 7 - 11

Session 1: July 1 - July 12
Session 2: July 15 - July 26
Session 3: Not Offered
Session 4: Not Offered

Culinary Arts Academy: Introduction to Culinary Careers

Begin your culinary adventure! Explore culinary cuisine from around the world while learning proper cooking techniques, including safety, knife skills, and food preparation. Practice chocolatiering and pastry arts with a professional pastry chef.

chef mike with campers

Culinary Arts Academy: International Cooking

girls Baking

Take your culinary skills to the next level! Expand on the fundamentals of cooking and explore both regional and international dishes. Students learn to make dishes from cuisines that include Italian, Mexican, Chinese, German and American Fare.

Culinary Arts Academy: Baking

Students will learn a variety of skills in this advanced class, including methods for mixing and accurate measuring, baking science, and artisan bread baking.
Students will also experience making yeast dough, breakfast pastries, how to prepare various fillings and icings.

campers mixing

Schedule: These are full day programs in Culinary Arts, which will take place at Nassau BOCES Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center. 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.

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.