Kids on Campus

Kids on Campus

NOTE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all in-person camps have been cancelled for summer 2020.


SUNY New Paltz offers camps, clinics and workshops for children of all ages and ability levels in many different areas of interest, including the arts, STEM, writing, and athletics. Join the hundreds of families who have already discovered the fantastic opportunities for learning, growth and play on campus this summer!

SUNY New Paltz adheres to Child Protection Policy Standards when children under the age of 17 are in the care and custody of SUNY New Paltz faculty, staff and students. You may review the policy here.


  
Young Writers

For children who are in need of remedial literacy support.

Literacy Center Summer Program
Capacity: 50

The Literacy Tutoring Program provides individual and small group help to children needing improvement with these skills.

Due to changes in the college's operations, the program instruction will be provided online. Parents will schedule set tutoring times with graduate candidate tutors paird with their children. 


For more information, please contact:
Sam Slotnick • slotnics@newpaltz.edu • 845-257-2809

07/08 - 07/30
**
28 Hours
5-17
Online, remote instruction
Young Writers

Age dependent

Young Writers Program: Creating Comics & Graphic Novels
Capacity: 16-20

Who doesn't love a story with pictures? We will explore comics, graphic novels, and more as we develop our own characters, write dialogue, and illustrate our original stories to create exciting new texts. 

For more information visit the Young Writers Program Summer Page

 


For more information, please contact:
Bradley Diuguid • hvwp@newpaltz.edu • 845-257-2836

07/13 - 07/17
9:00AM
3 Hours
Ages 10-12
SUNY New Paltz
Young Writers

Age dependent

Young Writers Program: Rise Up & Write
Capacity: 16-20

Do you want to advocate for a better world? Working together, we will explore issues of social justice that are important to us and learn about ways to write and speak as agents of change. 

For more information visit the Young Writers Program Summer Page


For more information, please contact:
Bradley Diuguid • hvwp@newpaltz.edu • 845-257-2836

07/27 - 07/31
9:00AM
3 Hours
Ages 12-16
SUNY New Paltz
Young Writers

Age dependent

Young Writers Program: Teen Writers Institute
Capacity: 16-20

Working in a creative workshop setting, we will tell our stories through personal essays, fiction, and poetry. We'll share ideas and respond to each other's work as we polish our writing.

For more information visit the Young Writers Program Summer Page


For more information, please contact:
Bradley Diuguid • hvwp@newpaltz.edu • 845-257-2836

07/20 - 07/24
9:00AM
3 Hours
Ages 13-17
SUNY New Paltz
Young Writers

Age dependent

Young Writers Program: Wondrous Writers
Capacity: 16-20

Curiosity is the best inspiration for writing! Together, we will explore all sorts of questions as we write, make art, and discover our favorite places on the college campus. 

For more information visit the Young Writers Program Summer Page


For more information, please contact:
Bradley Diuguid • hvwp@newpaltz.edu • 845-257-2836

07/06 - 07/10
9:00AM
2 Hours
Ages 8-9
SUNY New Paltz
Young Writers

Age dependent

Young Writers Program: Writing & Role-playing, Dungeons & Dragons
Capacity: 16-20

Together we will create characters and write mythic stories, replete with magic and monsters, heroes and villains, then role the D&D dice and let the adventures (and the battling) begin! 

Monday - Thursday

For more information visit the Young Writers Program Summer Page


For more information, please contact:
Bradley Diuguid • hvwp@newpaltz.edu • 845-257-2836

07/06 - 07/16
9:00AM
3 Hours
Ages 12-14
SUNY New Paltz
Young Writers

Age dependent

Young Writers Program: Writing for Fun
Capacity: 16-20

Exciting writing prompts, art activities, and inspiring visits to the campus art museum and planetarium will spark our creativity as we learn about and practice the craft of writing. 

For more information visit the Young Writers Program Summer Page


For more information, please contact:
Bradley Diuguid • hvwp@newpaltz.edu • 845-257-2836

07/06 - 07/10
9:00AM
2 Hours
Ages 10-12
SUNY New Paltz
Young Writers

For rising Juniors and Seniors

Young Writers Program: Writing the College Essay
Capacity: 16-20

A good college essay communicates who you are and what you believe. Together we will study essays that work, brainstorm topics, and learn how to organize our ideas as we write in a relaxed, supportive setting. For rising juniors and seniors. 

For more information visit the Young Writers Program Summer Page


For more information, please contact:
Bradley Diuguid • hvwp@newpaltz.edu • 845-257-2836

07/20 - 07/24
9:00AM
3 Hours
Ages 13-17
SUNY New Paltz
STEM

Requirements vary depending on course.

iD Tech Camps @ SUNY New Paltz
Capacity: Vary

iD Tech offers day & overnight camps for aspiring programmers, app developers, video game designers, engineers, filmmakers, and more. iD Tech has specific programs led by tech-savvy, adult-only staff in a fun, energetic and experiential environment. Dates and age requirements vary. 

PLEASE NOTE: All programs offered at SUNY New Paltz through iD Tech are on hold until Summer 2021. iD Tech is offering virtual tech camps for students and more information can be found here.


For more information, please contact:
Camp Specialist • hello@idtech.com • 408-871-3700

06/29 - 08/07
Vary
8 Hours
Vary
SUNY New Paltz