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Kings Bay Y

Preschool Summer Camp

Registration for Preschool Summer Camp 2021 is OPEN!

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Our program last summer operated in complete accordance with NYC Department of Health and CDC guidelines and mandates.  There were several modifications to ensure safety (as always) which is our number one priority for both our families and staff personnel as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information or if you have any questions please contact us at (718)-648-7703 Ext. 0 or info@kingsbayy.org
Looking forward to a safe and fun summer 2021!

Preschool Summer Program
Age 2 – 5 years old

Full day program from 9am – 4pm.
Early drop off and late stay available.

The Kings Bay YM-YWHA Preschool Summer Program provides young children, ages 2 to 5, with a happy, fun, recreational, developmental  and social experience in a safe and nurturing environment.  We believe that children should enjoy their summer time and continue their developmental growth through hands-on projects, outdoor  activities, and themed events, while balancing individual needs and interests.  The staff uses a creative curriculum to enhance the children’s experience and to encourage their creativity and social growth.

The Kings Bay Y Preschool Camp provides Enrichment programs with cognitive and academic elements like:

Math, reading, writing, and critical thinking activities

Arts & crafts, literature, cooking, music & dance, and

Lots of outdoor play with water games

The children do not go on any “off-premises” trips.

Breakfast, hot lunch and snacks are provided. All of the food is glatt kosher.

Please contact Oxana at 718-648-7703 ext. 211 or oxana@kingsbayy.org with any questions.

click here to read the frequently asked questions

Dates

  • Week 1: June 28-July 2
  • Week 2: July 6-9 (July 5th – closed for the Independence day observation)
  • Week 3: July 12-16
  • Week 4: July 19-23
  • Week 5: July 26-30
  • Week 6: August 2-6
  • Week 7: August 9-13
  • Week 8: August 16-20

Rates

The rates are for one week

5 days per week: Full day (8.30 – 4pm) $350, Half day (8.30-12 pm) $190 Early drop off (7.45-8.30 am): $25, Late stay (4-6 pm): $40

4 days per week: Full day (8.30 – 4pm) $320, Half day (8.30-12 pm) $175 Early drop off (7.45-8.30 am): $24,Late stay (4-6 pm): $36

3 days per week: Full day (8.30 – 4pm) $255, Half day (8.30-12 pm) $130 Early drop off(7.45-8.30 am): $21, Late stay (4-6 pm): $30

2 days per week: Full day (8.30 – 4pm) $180, Half day (8.30-12 pm) $100 Early drop off (7.45-8.30 am): $16, Late stay (4-6 pm): $22

Early Bird Discount: $75 off Full Summer Registration (Expires May 1, 2021)

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Staff

Susan Kaminsky

Director of Early Childhood Education

Preschool Summer Day Camp FAQ

The KBY Preschool Day Camp serves to provide a friendly, warm and secure atmosphere designed to meet the needs of each child and foster individual growth and creativity within a group setting.

What ages are accepted to the Preschool Day Camp?

The preschool day camp accepts children who have turned 2 by the start of the program through age 6.

What is the schedule for Preschool summer camp 2021?

Our camp season will begin on June 28, 2021, and will meet daily, Monday through Friday, until August 20, 2021. Please note that we are CLOSED on July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day.

How are the groups arranged and what is the staffing?

The children are grouped by age. The youngest campers are 2 to 3 ½ years old, the next group is 3 ½  to 4 ½ years old, and the oldest of the preschool campers are 4 ½ through 5 years old. The groups are staffed by the highly experienced and mature teachers, assistant teachers and classroom aides that work with the preschool during the school year and they are assisted by counselors. Every member of our professional staff has been fingerprinted by the NYC Dept of Investigation and screened by the NY State Central Registry for Child Abuse. We have a ratio in the summer of no less than 1 adult for every 4 children for the younger campers and 1 adult for every 5 children for the older campers.

Do the children go swimming?

All of the children enjoy sprinklers and water play in the yard twice a day.

Are meals included?

The children receive a light breakfast, hot lunch, and snacks. Lunch is delivered daily from our caterer and follows all Glatt Kosher dietary laws.  We participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, sponsored by the USDA and administered by the NYS Dept of Health. Our meals are in full compliance with USDA nutritional standards.

What activities does the camp offer?

Kings Bay Y inspires development through hands-on projects, outdoor  activities, and themed events, while balancing individual needs and interests.  The staff uses a creative curriculum to enhance the children’s experience and to encourage their creativity and social growth.  Older preschoolers  are continuing to develop and practice their skills through pre-reading and pre-math  enriched programs.  Children enjoy arts & crafts, music & dance, water play, toys and games, literature, movement activities and our beautiful play yard.

Are there any trips?

In the interest of the safety of the children, the preschool day camp does not take the children on any off-premises trips.

What does my child need to bring to camp?

The children need the following every day (rain or shine): two bathing suits (wear one and bring one), two towels, water shoes (no thongs or flip flops), underwear, sweatshirt, change of clothing, hat, sunscreen. Those children who are not toilet-trained will also need diapers and wipes. All of the children need a small blanket and sheet for rest time.

What are the payment arrangements?

A deposit of $200 is required upon registration. The balance is due by June 1st. All fees must be paid in full prior to the start of the program.

How do I register for camp?

Please contact our camp office at 718-648-7703 ext. 0 or by e-mail at info@kingsbayy.org.  We encourage you to make an appointment to see our facility and to have any additional questions answered personally. Our applications are also available online and in the main office at the “Y”. An application is needed for each child accompanied by the required deposit. A Dept of Health medical form completed by the child’s pediatrician is necessary before the start of the program.  We will also need a copy of the child’s birth certificate, a completed emergency contact form, and a completed Income Eligibility Form (required by the NYS DOH for our participation in the aforementioned food program).

Early Bird Discount: $125 off Full Summer Registration, $75 off 4-week registration. (Expires March 20, 2021)