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



General Transportation Information

Parents are notified prior to the start of each session via email and/or a “Welcome Letter” in their mailbox as to the time their child(ren) will be picked up for door-to-door transportation. Please expect delays on the first day of each session, as the drivers and routes may change weekly.

Important things to note:
  • Approximate pickup times range from 7:45-8:30 a.m.; for Manhattan residents, pickups may be as early as 7 a.m.
  • Bus routes may change each week - please make sure your child knows their bus number.
  • Each camper must have the same pickup and drop-off address.
  • Door-to-door transportation will not be guaranteed if you are not registered and paid in full two weeks prior to the start of each week.

Campers typically arrive on campus between 8:45-9:30 a.m. and departure from the university is typically between 4:15-4:30 p.m.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Transportation Office directly at 516-463-6514 or 516-463-6287.
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Campers Not Riding a Bus

All campers receive a bus number regardless of if they are using the bus; for campers not riding a bus, their bus number will be T00.

If you elect to not use transportation, please drop off your camper by 8:45 a.m. to the Attendance Office within the Hofstra Physical Education Building, located on North Campus, to sign them in. Once signed in, our staff will bring them inside the PEB to meet their group.

When picking up your camper(s), please arrive at the “No Transportation” area at the Hofstra Physical Education Building by 3:45 p.m. to sign them out.
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Pickup and Drop Off Locations

Dead-Ends or Cul-De-Sacs

Parents must contact the Transportation Office to make arrangements for dead ends or cul-de-sacs - these campers must meet the bus at the corner of the block for both pickup and drop-off.
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Nassau County

Door-to-door transportation is provided for most Nassau County residents. Certain outlying areas such as Bayville, Lattingtown, Mill Neck, Cove Neck, Oyster Bay Cove, and Laurel Hollow may have to go to another stop in an area close by to meet the bus

Sands Point, parts of Port Washington, Kings Point, and parts of Great Neck may have an area pickup in lieu of door-to-door transportation.
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Queens County

Door-to-door transportation is provided in the following areas: Little Neck, Rosedale, Bellerose, Floral Park, Cambria Heights, Douglaston, Queens Village, Springfield Gardens, and Bayside.

All other Queens locations are serviced by area pickups:
  1. AMC Loews Theatres - Fresh Meadows 7, 190-02 Horace Harding Blvd, NY 11365 (Click for directions)
  2. Stop and Shop Shopping Center - 134-40 Springfield Blvd. St. Albans, NY 11413(Click for directions).
  3. McDonald’s – 2141 Mott Avenue, Far Rockaway, NY, 11691(Click for directions).
  4. Forest Hills High School, 67-01 110th Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375 (Click for directions).
  5. CVS Pharmacy - 157-05 Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach, NY, 11414(Get Directions)
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Manhattan West:
Lincoln Center
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Campers will board the bus from: 65th and Broadway
(Click for directions)

Manhattan East:
Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
Campers will board the bus from: NW Corner Of 66th St And Lexington Ave
(Click for directions)

Manhattan Midtown:

Gramercy Park
New York, NY 10003
Campers will board the bus from: Northeast corner of E 21st Street and Lexington Ave
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Suffolk County

Door-to-door transportation is available in the following locations: Melville, Dix Hills, Amityville, and parts of South Huntington.

All other Suffolk areas are serviced by area pickups in these locations:
  1. Half Hollow Hills High School East, 50 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills, NY 11746. (Click for directions).
  2. Suffolk North: Mayfair Shopping Center - Capital One Bank - 2150 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY 11725 (Click for directions).
  3. Suffolk South: Applebees, 600 North Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY 11757(Click for directions).
  4. Suffolk McDonald’s, 1999 Jericho Turnpike, East Northport, NY 11731(Click for directions).
  5. Suffolk Rite Aid at 25A, 391 West Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743 (Click for directions).
  6. Walt Whitman High School 301 W Hills Rd, Huntington Station, NY 11746 (Click for directions).
  7. Deer Park High School 1 Falcon Place, Deer Park, NY 11729 (Click for directions).
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Buses will arrive at Hofstra’s Physical Education Building at approximately 9 a.m., depending on the route. Our staff will meet the bus and will escort your child to his or her area. Please inform your child of his or her bus number so that he or she knows to remember it each day; bus numbers and routes may change on a weekly basis.

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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.