2021 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 28 - July 9
Session 2: July 12 - July 23
Session 3: July 26 - Aug 6
Session 4: Aug 9 - Aug 13

Note: Camp is closed Monday, July 5th.

Summer Camp 2021 Open House Dates

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.

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Computer Programming Camp 2021

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 2-10

Session 1: June 28 - July 9
Session 2: July 12 - July 23
Session 3: July 26 - Aug 6

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

Scratch Programming (Grades 2-5)

Calling on any crafty kids who are interested in making and coding. Scratch is software that uses drag and drop “blocks” which interconnect to create computer programs. This course is designed to be a hands-on, interactive introduction into the world of computer programming and technology. They will create highly interactive solutions using popular educational programs like MIT’s Scratch and Carnegie Mellon University’s Alice. Our campers will be empowered as collaborators to solve challenging problems. Ultimately, we will bring code to life by building and programming IoT hardware such as robots, smart devices, augmented reality apps and much more. By utilizing block coding, we give kids a leg up in the fundamentals of programming.

Students are encouraged to bring a pen/pencil as well as a notebook to the program

Introduction to Programming: Python (Grades 6-10)

This course is designed to be a gentle introduction to basic programming concepts, such as algorithms, syntax, loops, and variables. The campers will be exposed to the highly popular programming language known as Python. Students will type real Python that encourage trial-and-error, critical thinking, and creativity. They will have to apply critical thinking with coding puzzles that are naturally scaffolded into increasingly challenging problems. The campers will also be encouraged to showcase their creativity by building and sharing their programs. There will be opportunities for students to collaborate when they get stuck. Coding requires kids to practice new forms of communication, including communicating with the computer itself and conveying their ideas using the most efficient code. Students then apply the coding skills they’ve learned by developing their own scripts and programs in an interactive project-based environment.

Students are encouraged to bring a pen/pencil as well as a notebook to the program

JavaScript - Web Application Development (Grades 6-10)

This course is designed for students looking to dive into the realm of World Wide Web. Using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS; students will construct interactive web pages. In addition, students will be exposed to tools and concepts such as Google Analytics, Search Engine Optimization, and the full life cycle of web development. Students of all different interests will benefit greatly as technical students and visually creative students work together on projects that help them build communication and collaborative skills, all while each student doing what he/she loves most.

Students are encouraged to bring a pen/pencil as well as a notebook to the program

Half the day consists of STEAM Coding programs. For the other half of the day, your child is placed in a recreation group of 8-10 campers in of the same grade and gender where all campers enjoy lunch, instructional swim and recreational sports.

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.