April 8, 2024

Summer Program 2024

Summer Program 2024

The summer program begins July 1 and ends August 30. The program will be hosted at the
Forest Hills American Legion, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills, NY 11375

The program is divided into weekly themes consisting of an innovative mix of academics, art, swim, sports, activities and outdoor fun in the sun!

Daily Activity



Drop off and Breakfast: 8:30 am

Academics / Mini Trips / Outdoor play

Lunch: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



Swimming, Outdoor Fun & Fitness, Field Trips

Themed Activity, Dance, Drama, Sports, Language

Pick up: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Lunch and snacks will provided.

Staff members are certified in first aid and CPR.


Weekly Theme

Summer academics will cover topics including Reading, Creative Writing, Math, Critical Thinking, Public Speaking and theme-based lesson plans.


Weekly Themes


Week 1: N.A.S.A  Astronauts

Week 2: Renaissance Era

Week 3: S.T.E.A.M.

Week 4: Lights, Camera, Action!

Week 5: Safari Adventure

Week 6: Mad Scientist

Week 7: Abracadabra Magic

Week 8: Planet Earth

Week 9: Tournaments / Games Week


Pool days are twice per week for children 6 years and older. Children under 6 will remain with the local explorers group.


Field trips tentatively include The Drawing Center, The Museum of Moving Image, The Museum of Illusions, The American Museum of Natural History, Adventure Land, Hayden Planetarium, The Hall of Science, The Beast Speedboat, The Zoo, Splish-Splash Water Park and the Cinema for a rainy day! Children under 6 will remain local for mini trips for all trips Adventure Land and Splish-Splash Water Park which are privately bussed.


*Detailed weekly schedules are available for registered students.



Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Early drop off: 7:30 AM
Additional fee of $50 per week / per child


Late pick up: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Additional fee of $50 per week / per child


3 or 4 days per week arrangements are available upon request.

**We use public transportation. Major trips will be shuttled by bus.




Program price includes healthy, catered snacks, lunches and a ThinkingCAP t-shirt.


10% sibling discount available.

A registration fee of $75.00 per-child (NON-REFUNDABLE)


Camp fee must be paid in full before or on the deadline date to be eligible for discounted prices.


Register by April 30

1-4 weeks:

5 days: $430
4 days: $360
3 days: $270

5-9 weeks:

5 days: $400
4 days: $340
3 days: $270


Register by June 15

1-4 weeks:

5 days: $440
4 days: $370
3 days: $280

5-9 weeks:

5 days: $410
4 days: $350
3 days: $280