If you are thinking that going to Summer Camp has gone about of style you would have thought wrong. Summer camps are thriving all over the United States. According to Wolf Pack New York had over 350 Summer camps in 2023 and there is no reason to think 2024 won't have just as many.

Wolf Pack broke down Summer Camps all over the United States to show how popular they were by state. According to their study, New York ranked second overall in Most popular Summer Camps. California took the top spot by a landslide.

Where is there a Hudson Valley Day Camp Based on Nature

When trying to find a camp for your kids over the summer it can be hard to find something that suits all the kids. Even if you have a child that wants to go to a swim camp and you are bound to have one that wants to go to horse camp, That was me as a kid.

Trailside Museums and Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park via Facebook
Trailside Museums and Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park via Facebook

So how can you make a decision? Easy, every kid enjoys nature and luckily we have access to an amazing Summer Nature Discovery camp. Registration for this camp is required and they are currently taking camp reservations.

Trailside Discovery will be your child’s up-close and personal introduction to local wildlife and ecology. (Trailside Museums and Zoo at Near Mountian State Park)


Why Should Kids Go to Summer Camp

Being able to have your child attend a Summer Camp is important on so many levels. It keeps kids engaged with learning over the summer. It allows a kid to experience something for the first time. It also builds them a community during the summer when kids tend to lose touch with their friends at school.

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Touring Beacon, New York

Beacon, New York has become a destination for both Hudson Valley residents and tourists. The choices for recreation, shopping, and dining are endless. The Beacon Flea Market along with boutique shops and tasty restaurants have made Beacon a great place to land for a weekend in the Hudson Valley. This is just a sample of what awaits you in this town along the Hudson River in Dutchess County.

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