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We're still putting the final touches on 2023 Mid-Winter Camp. Sign up to be notified when registration is open!

NEW YORK CITY, NY

90 Washington on West Mid-Winter Camp

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Here, we put kids in charge.

Preposterous? Possibly. Effective? You betcha.

When you trust kids, they trust themselves. For 42 years, we’ve put kids in charge of their own learning experience. As they try, fail, and learn on their own, they learn to trust their own judgment, and tackle the challenges of an ever changing world with creativity and confidence.

Campers choose activities minute to minute–deciding what they want to do, and for how long. Our job is to get out of their way, cheerlead creative risks, and provide just enough guidance to make sure nobody does anything totally* senseless.

*Totally senseless: By our definition, mistakes aren’t senseless. They’re how you learn.

Camp Details

DATES

NOTES

2023 location & dates coming soon

HOURS

8am to 6pm

AGES

4-12

ADDRESS

Bright Horizons at 90 Washington on West
52 West Street
New York City, NY 10006

CALL/TEXT

347-227-0080

Activities for Every Interest

Campers will design their day in real-time by choosing from a variety of activities offered at once. In the early morning and late afternoon, campers ramp up and wind down with recreational choices. For the bulk of the day, children will choose from the activities listed below. While we can’t say exactly what the day will look like, one thing is for sure: The campers are in control.

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Makery

Imagination is the limit when you mix campers with basic maker kits, digital drawing, and Rexlace.
Animation

Stop-Motion Animation

Kids will create, direct, and produce stop-motion animation movies & shorts with our custom animation stations.
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Media Lab

Campers play with a variety of coding and digital gaming apps as well as other digital media and art based activities.
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Arts, Crafts, & Lounging

Table games, cards, and other crafts are available to kiddos all day.
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Performing Arts

Children can jump into the spotlight with dancing and karaoke.
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Sports & Recreation

Campers & staff join together to play indoor playground games, sports, or whatever kids are interested in that day. And to spice things up we'll have a surprise activity or performance this camp session!

Testimonials From Our Manhattan Camps

(My son) had a great time, he liked the freedom of choice and the variety of activities! He'll be back tomorrow and can't wait for the go-karting! Thanks so much - it's incredible how much flexibility you offer, which is so appreciated!!
Nina

(S&K parent)

(My daughter's) first day was a success. She raved about camp!! She has attended several camps in the past but in her words "this is the best camp ever." As for myself, I feel so much better knowing that she is happy!
Luisa

(S&K parent)

I just wanted to let you know (our kiddo) loved camp and had a great day. She cannot wait to go back. My husband and I enjoyed seeing her work. This is a fantastic camp. (Our younger child) can’t wait for school to end so he can get there too.
Jaine

(S&K parent)

Fees

For as long as COVID regulations require it, registration will be in weekly blocks for MidWinter Camp, instead of by the day (which is our norm). So, please think about your plans in weekly increments and plan to purchase five Day Passes to cover your full MidWinter session. That being said, we know that things happen. If you do miss a day, we’ll still refund it automatically at MidWinter’s end. Learn more about our automatic refund policy here.

All fees include lunch, snacks, and all activities and hours: 8:00am to 6:00pm. 

Fee includes lunch, snacks, activities and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm.

  • Buy any number of Day Passes and use them anytime
  • Unused Day Passes are automatically refunded in mid September
  • You can upgrade a child to a Summer Pass at any time by purchasing 30 Day Passes per a given child
  • Day Passes can be transferred between siblings if they are each on the Day Pass plan

Staff

Tireless child advocates, who balance structure and guidance with staying out of campers’ ways. All staff members are background checked and trained in CPR & first-aid.

Food

We provide daily lunch options from a rotating variety of local restaurants and caterers. We’ll also offer an array of snacks for kids to nosh on throughout the day. Check out the daily menu below.

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AND DOZENS MORE!

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