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

Video Game Design Camp 2024
Session 1-3 Regular Tuition: $2,250 (per Session)

Session 4 Regular Tuition: $1,295

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 2-10
Session 1: July 1 - July 12
Session 2: July 15 - July 26
Session 3: July 29 - August 9
Session 4: August 12 - August 16

video game camp- GBA

In addition to many other subjects, GBA provides a wide array of Video Game Development courses for all ages and skill levels. While developing their games, campers apply and strengthen their math, logic, communication, concentration and critical thinking skills, as well as gain a great deal of self-confidence! By the end of every course, each camper gains a fantastic working knowledge of the technical and artistic concepts necessary in designing video games, and will receive their own finished game to bring home for friends and family to play!

Campers interested in a mastery in Video Game Development will earn a special video game designer certificate and business card for completing 3 video game courses over the summer!

VG1: Game Design 101

Design and Code your first Video Game!
Go from gamer to game designer using the same tools as the professionals! With GameMaker software, campers will create a fully functional video game complete with unique characters, controls, levels, sounds, and anything they can imagine! Campers will learn all about the technical and artistic skills used to create the video games they love, and will see their self-confidence skyrocket when they share their finished game with friends and family!
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VGF: Fortnite/Unreal Engine Game Design

From Fortnite Player to Designer!
In this course, campers will become the architect of their own original Fortnite maps and environments! Working in the same professional software used to create the massively successful video game, campers will go hands-on with Unreal Engine software and its powerful industry-leading game creation tools. While designing and playtesting their Fortnite worlds with their classmates, campers will gain a new understanding and appreciation for the inner-workings of the game, strengthening their logic, artistic, computer science, 3D design, communication skills and more.

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VGV: Virtual Reality and Unity Game Design

Make Cutting-edge VR Games!
Using the latest in Oculus VR technology along with the industry-praised Unity 3D software, campers will step inside the fastest-growing field of the video game industry! Virtual Reality unlocks brand new ways for our game designers to use their creativity and build up their technical skills. As they are introduced to professional C# coding, 3D art and level design, and a plethora of cutting-edge VR equipment, campers will be amazed by the games they can create!

VGR: RPG Game Design

Build fantastic Game Worlds and Stories!
This course uses the versatile RPG Maker MV engine to create one of the most widely camper-requested and critically acclaimed genres of video games: Role Playing Games! Analyzing the rich stories of games like Undertale and the Final Fantasy series, campers will create games with sprawling maps and tile sets, story-driven characters with dialogue, sophisticated battle systems, event-based coding, and more!

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VGX: Roblox Game Design

Go from Roblox Player to Creator!
Publish the next big Roblox hit using Roblox Studio! With access to the same tools used to make the most popular games on Roblox, campers will learn all the skills needed to build and publish their very own Roblox games! From action-packed Obbys to huge open-world adventures, campers can create anything imaginable as they utilize Roblox Studio’s versatile creative tools and LUA coding platform. Make new friends and create amazing games this Summer!

Schedule: For campers entering 2-5 grade your morning will be in the program that you choose and the afternoon will be in a recreation group of 8-10 campers of the same grade and gender where all campers enjoy lunch, instructional swim and recreational sports. For campers entering 6-10 grade your morning will be in a recreation group of 8-10 campers of the same grade and gender where all campers enjoy lunch, instructional swim and recreational sports, and your afternoon will be in the program that you choose.

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.