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

Animal Care 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

Careers in Animal Care - Domestic Animals

Take your love for companion animals to the next level. Explore many exciting career paths, develop practical handling skills, and increase your knowledge of Animal Husbandry, Basic Grooming, Diseases, Animal Welfare and Behavior. Typical instructional activities include hands-on experiences with cats, dogs and pocket pets. Various speakers will enrich this 2 week experience.

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Careers in Animal Care - Exotic Animals

camper holding lizard

Is your child crazy about Animals?? Well this is the camp for them!
It's fun, furry, feathery, creepy, crawly and definitely scaly! The campers will learn about exotic animals; their habitat, diet and enrichment necessary for the well-being of the animals as well as disease prevention, handling and lots of loving! We also explore and learn about the environment which effects animals and humans alike. There will also be various speakers to enrich the experience.

Careers in Animal Care - Introduction to Large Animals

In this course students will study the basics of large animal husbandry, including but not limited to, horses, sheep, goats and pigs. Students will demonstrate practical knowledge and skills on horses. Students will also participate in a large animal interactive learning environment. Included in the program will be in-house recreational projects and crafts to supplement and enhance their learning environment.

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Schedule: This is a full day program in Animal Care, 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.