Spark Camps



Children can discover — or spend more time — pursuing their individual passion, or “spark of genius,” at one of our week-long specialty camps.

Campers can mix and match Spark Camps with their Day Camp weeks, providing them with a customized summer experience as unique as they are! 

 

 

Adventures in Minecraft™ (ages 7 - 12)
Offered: June 19th - 23rd
Campers use technology to hone their flexibility, focus, organization and planning skills. Players are placed in borderless, ramdomly generated land with no supplies, directions, or objective. It is up to them to decide what to do and how to do it. Players collect materials from the world around them in order to "craft" items and build whatever thier mind can imagine. The amount of blocks are limitless. There are forest to explore, mountains to climb, oceans to cross, and dungeons to discover. 

The day is focused on using technology, however campers will transition into phyical play/sports and swim time as scheduled. Swimming at least twice during the week. 

  • Learning with hands-on instruction
  • Physical play (organized games)
  • Swim instruction

Coding (ages 7 - 12)
Offered: August 21st - 25th
 The day is focused on using technology, however campers will transition into phyical play/sports and swim time as scheduled. Swimming at least twice during the week.

    • Learning with hands-on instruction
    • Physical play (organized games)
    • Swim instruction

Stop Motion Animation
Offered: July 31st - August 4th & August 7th - 11th
Campers in this week long art making + tech focussed class get to hone their skills as filmmakers through the hands-on operation of professional grade equipment and software: DragonFrame stop motion. Participants will story board, write scripts, design and fabricate sets and characters, record sound, use green-screens and of course, animate!The resulting short films can be downloaded, shared and viewed again and again and can be also be used as portfolio pieces.

The day is focused on using technology, however campers will transition into phyical play/sports and swim time as scheduled. Swimming at least twice during the week. 

  • Learning and film making with hands-on instruction
  • Physical play (organized games)
  • Swim instruction

Camp H2O (ages 6 - 11)
Offered: June 26th - 30th : July 17th - 21st : August 14th - 18th
Camp H2O provides campers with a five day program to improve technique and advance training sills. Campers will have two swim sessions each day. The morning session will focus on technique and endurance. The afternoon session will focus on FUN! We will use various games and competitions that encourage campers to practice the skills they learn in the morning sessions. 

The camp day will also include teambuilding, outside play / games with an opportunity to combine with other camp groups. 

  • Aquatic learning with hands-on instruction
  • Physical play (organized games)
  • Teambuilding

 

Super Stars Tennis & Swim (ages 6 - 11)
Offered: July 10th - 14th : July 24th - 28th
Tennis & Swim provides campers with a five day program to improve technique and advance training sills in both modalities. Campers will have a 2.5 hour tennis session and a 1 hour instructional swim session each day. Each day will focus on technique and endurance mixed with FUN! We will use various games and competitions that encourage campers to practice and apply the skills they learn through the week.  

The camp day will also include teambuilding, outside play / games with an opportunity to combine with other camp groups. 

  • Aquatic learning with hands-on instruction
  • Physical play (organized games)
  • Teambuilding

 

Dates & Time

June 19 - August 25 
9 am - 4:30 pm

Lunch & Snacks

Questions?


Give us a call at
917-551-6424
We would love to hear from you!

Summer Camp Tour

Dwight Summer Day Camp embraces the same philosophy as Dwight School, which customizes the experience for each student based on individual interests and passions. We call this igniting the “spark of genius” in every child. Through a wide range of age-appropriate programs ― including our specialty “spark” camps ― children can explore, discover what they enjoy doing, and pursue that passion while also making friends and having fun.
 

Dwight Athletic Center

 2116 First Avenue, New York, NY 10029

by phone: + 917-551-6430

by e-mail: director@dwightsummercamp.org

Located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Dwight is a coed summer day camp for children ages 4-12, offering a fun mix of sports, arts, and specialty programs. Choose from one to ten weeks.