Activities & Facilities
Below are just some of the 40+ activities and programs we have. Everything we do is on our own campus!
When it comes to Queens NY summer camps, having a diverse range of activities and top-notch facilities can make all the difference. At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, New York, campers are treated to an exciting lineup of 40+ activities and programs, all conveniently located on the camp's own spacious campus. Whether your child is an outdoor enthusiast, a budding artist, a sports enthusiast, or an adventure seeker, there's something for everyone to enjoy!
From traditional camp favorites to unique offerings, Mill Basin Day Camp ensures that campers have an unforgettable summer experience. Here's a glimpse into some of the activities and facilities available
At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY, there is a special program called "We Play" that caters to campers' hand/eye coordination skills, fosters collaboration, and provides engaging and educational experiences. Queens NY summer camps provide a safe and supportive environment where campers can make new friends, develop new skills, and create lasting memories We Play is a dynamic program that encompasses highly-active games, energetic collaborative activities, colorful patterns, and even educational scenarios designed specifically for preschool-aged campers. It aims to provide a well-rounded experience that combines fun, physical activity, and cognitive development.
At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY, the fun and excitement don't stop with the activities and facilities alone. The camp goes above and beyond to create an unforgettable experience for campers by offering a diverse range of events, shows, and programs that add a touch of magic and entertainment to their summer. Queens NY summer camps offer an incredible array of entertainment options to keep campers engaged and entertained.One highlight is the mesmerizing Laser Light Show, where campers are treated to a dazzling display of colorful lights, synchronized to an energetic soundtrack. This captivating show creates an atmosphere of wonder and awe, leaving campers amazed and enthralled. We have Laser Light Show, Magic Show, Petting Zoo, Basketball Show, Hollywood Game Show, Brain Show, Color War (Olympic Games) Black Tie Gala, Masquerade Ball, Carnival & many more!
At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY, adventure seekers have the opportunity to challenge themselves on an exhilarating climbing and ropes course. This thrilling activity allows campers to test their agility, strength, and problem-solving skills as they navigate through a 60-foot, 2-story climbing Jungle Gym. The Jungle Gym offers a myriad of twists, turns, and slides, providing campers with an exciting and dynamic climbing experience. As they ascend the ropes, conquer obstacles, and manoeuvre through the course, campers not only get their adrenaline pumping but also develop confidence, balance, and coordination. Campers can try their agility and skill in our 60-foot, 2-story climbing Jungle Gym. Twists, turns and slides galore!
Equipped with drums, guitars, keyboards, and bongos, campers get to explore different instruments and discover their musical strengths. Whether they are novices or seasoned musicians, the rock band program caters to all skill levels, allowing campers to learn, collaborate, and create music together. Campers will actually play in a rock band. Drums, Guitars, keyboards and bongos! Can stardom be far behind?
At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY, girl campers have the exciting opportunity to dive into the world of fashion design. The camp offers a specialized program where campers can unleash their creativity and bring their fashion dreams to life. From sketching their ideas to designing and producing their own garments, campers are introduced to the various aspects of the fashion industry. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, they learn the fundamentals of fashion design, fabric selection, and garment construction. In Queens, NY summer camps, campers have the unique opportunity to explore the world of fashion through the exciting Fashion Design program.From Sketch to Design to Production, girl campers can create and make items like skirts, bags and even sneakers!
At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY, campers can discover their love for the stage and unleash their inner performer through the Drama Stage Theatre program. This exciting program allows campers to explore the world of acting, singing, and dancing, as they prepare for captivating performances and talent shows. Performances and Talents Show for the groups to put on for each other. Nothing like being cheered on by your friends and group. A Mill Basin Day Camp favourite!
Hey there! Guess what? At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY, bad weather is never a problem! We've got these awesome indoor, air-conditioned rooms that are perfect for all sorts of camp activities. And one program that campers absolutely love is Playstation Creation. Imagine this: you walk into a room that's carpeted and super cosy, and there are gaming consoles everywhere, including Playstations! It's like a dream come true for video game enthusiasts. You can let your gaming skills shine and even explore the creative side of gaming. Indoor, air-conditioned and carpeted rooms for general camp activities. Bad weather is NEVER a problem at Mill Basin Day Camp.
Oh, let me tell you about another incredible program at Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY: the Lego Lab! It's the perfect spot for all Lego enthusiasts out there. The Lego Lab is like a haven for Lego lovers, with floor-to-ceiling Legos that will make your eyes light up with excitement. No matter your age, the Lego Lab has something for everyone. Whether you're a seasoned Lego builder or just starting out, you'll find endless opportunities to let your creativity soar. With a wide variety of Lego sets, bricks, and accessories, you can build anything your imagination desires. Lego is all the rage! Our Lego Lab at Mill Basin Day Camp is complete with floor-to-ceiling Legos for all ages to enjoy. Instruction and games as well in the LAB!
Hey, guess what? Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY has not just one, but TWO incredible dance studios! And let me tell you, this is one activity that campers absolutely adore. The dance studios at Mill Basin Day Camp are top-notch and We've partnered with one of NYC's leading performing arts studios called Take A Bow. That means you'll be learning from some seriously talented and experienced dance instructors who know how to bring out the best in every camper. In Queens, NY summer camps, campers have the chance to shine on the dance floor with the incredible Dance Studios program.Taught by instructors from one of NYC leading performing arts studios, Take A Bow, this is one of the most beloved activities in camp. Break, hip hop, modern and jazz. Kids are dancing everywhere these days and they will be here too!
You won't believe what Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY has in store for movie lovers like you! Get ready for not just one, but TWO giant theatres that will blow your mind. Includes a 100-inch 3D screen and popcorn and cotton candy machine! (don’t worry parents, they won't get all they want J.) Age-appropriate movies and animated cartoons only. Now, here's a little secret for the parents out there. Don't worry, your kids won't get an endless supply of popcorn and cotton candy. There's a limit, so they won't go overboard. We gotta keep the sugar rush in check, right? (Wink!)
Hey, all you aspiring baking chefs out there, listen up! Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY has something that will make your taste buds tingle with excitement. Get ready for the amazing Baking Center! At the Baking Center, you'll have the chance to unleash your creativity and culinary skills by creating and designing cakes, pizzas, and all kinds of delectable baked goodies. Can you imagine the smell of fresh bread baking in the oven or the sight of a perfectly frosted cake? Mmm, my mouth is watering just thinking about it! Calling all baking chef wannabees! Create and design cakes and pizza and all kinds of baked goodies! All are supervised with camper-friendly and safe equipment! A Yummy activity!
Get ready to jump, dodge, and have a blast because Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY brings you the ultimate action game: Gaga Ball! And let me tell you, it's the hottest game in America right now. Mill Basin Day Camp takes Gaga Ball to a whole new level with not just one, not two, but FOUR exciting Gaga Ball arenas. That's right, you'll have plenty of space to channel your inner dodgeball skills and compete against your fellow campers in this fast-paced, high-energy game. America's hottest action game is at Mill Basin Day Camp! We have 4 arenas for all to participate in!
Yeehaw! At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY, there's a fantastic place called the Tiny Town Playground that will transport campers to a whole new world of imagination and adventure. Get ready to explore a real Western town designed just for you! Queens NY summer camps offer a magical experience with the enchanting Tiny Town Playground.In this whimsical playground, campers can let their imaginations run wild as they step into a bustling western town. There's so much to discover and enjoy. First, hop aboard the train, which comes with a super fun slide that will make you feel like you're riding the rails on an epic adventure. A real western town for campers to explore and imagine! There’s a train with a slide, shop, post office, jail and even a town hall! Yeeeee Hawwwwww!
The Jungle Gym is always supervised by our attentive staff, ensuring that your kids are safe and having the time of their lives. We understand the importance of providing a secure environment, so rest assured that the Jungle Gym is well-padded and meticulously maintained to ensure optimal safety for our campers. For campers in Pre K & K to climb and explore and simply be kids. Always supervised and well padded and maintained for the safety of our campers and your kids.
Circus camps are an excellent way to provide a unique and engaging experience for campers. These camps focus on teaching various circus arts and skills, allowing participants to explore their creativity, build confidence, and improve physical coordination. Juggling, unicycles, clowning and stilts are just some of the new "Circus” skills that Mill Basin Day Campers will learn. All are taught in a safe and instructional environment. So, let your child discover the thrill of gymnastics at Mill Basin Day Camp, where they can develop their physical abilities, build self-confidence, and have a blast in a safe and supportive environment. It's a journey of growth and achievement that they'll carry with them for years to come.
In the gymnastics program, your child will have the opportunity to try out different apparatus, such as balance beams, uneven bars, vaulting tables, and floor exercises. Each apparatus provides unique challenges that contribute to the development of strength, flexibility, and body awareness. By working on fundamental gymnastic movements and activities, your child will have an opportunity to develop agility, strength, coordination, flexibility and self-confidence in a safe, supportive and fun environment.
Get ready to dive into the world of technology and creativity at Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY! We've got not just one, but TWO state-of-the-art computer labs that are equipped with everything you need for an immersive and exciting digital experience. Our computer labs are designed to cater to campers of all ages, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to explore and engage with the latest technology Excellent computer labs complete with gaming (non-violent), creative programs as well as Video Game Design Programming. For learners of all ages!
Get ready for some serious sports action at Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY! We're proud to boast a whopping 15,000 square feet of Sportscenter which is every sports lover's dream come true. In this spacious Sportscenter, campers can enjoy a wide range of exciting games and sports that will keep them active, engaged, and having a blast all summer long. From classics like kickball, football, wiffleball, dodgeball, and volleyball to exhilarating track and field events, there's no shortage of options to get your heart pumping and your competitive spirit soaring. Kickball, Football, Wiffleball, Dodgeball, Volleyball, Track and Field and more! Campers will participate in non-competitive games and sports that promote teamwork and fun! Rubber-padded turf field to ensure comfort and safety.
Welcome to the vibrant and inspiring Arts & Crafts Studio at Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY! In this creative haven, campers are encouraged to let their imaginations soar and their artistic talents shine. Our Arts & Crafts program is all about fostering creativity and providing campers with a wide range of artistic experiences. Step into our colourful studio, where the possibilities are endless. From working with wood to molding clay and even diving into the world of 3D art, campers will have the opportunity to explore various art mediums and techniques. They'll unleash their creativity and bring their ideas to life through hands-on projects that are both engaging and rewarding. Creativity is the main focus of our colorful and inspiring Arts & Crafts program. Wood, clay and 3D are just some of the projects campers will explore.
Mill Basin's Got Talent Studio. Campers are encouraged by directors and FRIENDS to get on stage and show off their skills. Great team and confidence-building activity! At Mill Basin Day Camp in Queens, NY, we believe that every camper has a unique talent waiting to be discovered. So, if you've got a talent that's ready to be shared with the world, step into the Mill Basin's "Got Talent" Studio and let your skills shine. Get ready for a memorable experience filled with applause, camaraderie, and the joy of sharing your talents with an appreciative audience.
In the Multi-Media Center, campers will have access to top-notch equipment and technology that will enable them to explore various forms of multimedia. From recording and mixing sounds to splicing and editing videos, there are endless possibilities for campers to express themselves and bring their artistic visions to life. Our experienced instructors provide expert guidance, teaching campers the ins and outs of multimedia production. They'll learn techniques for recording high-quality sound, capturing stunning visuals, and utilizing editing software to create professional-looking videos. Whether it's creating a short film, recording a podcast, or producing a music video, campers will have the tools and knowledge to produce impressive multimedia projects. Recording sound, splicing video and editing music are just some of the amazing instructions campers will receive in the state-of-the-art center.
Get ready to make a splash at Mill Basin Day Camp's Outdoor Pool! We're proud to offer Brooklyn's largest pool, complete with not just one, but FOUR exhilarating pool slides. It's the ultimate aquatic playground that promises endless fun and excitement for campers of all ages. Brooklyn's largest pool with 4 exciting pool slides. Varying in depths for beginner to advanced swim levels with Certified Red Cross Instruction with our 12 instructors/lifeguards.
Get ready to shoot some hoops at Mill Basin Day Camp's Basketball Courts! We've got not just one, not two, but SIX basketball courts that cater to all ages and skill levels. It's a slam dunk for basketball enthusiasts of all stripes! Our basketball courts are equipped with adjustable hoops, ensuring that everyone can find their perfect height for shooting and scoring. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player, our courts are designed to provide an optimal playing experience for everyone. 6 basketball courts that are adjustable for all ages. Instruction, games…FUN!
It's time to unleash your inner artist at the MBDC Paint Party! Get ready for a colorful and creative experience where campers can let their imaginations run wild and discover their artistic talents. Whether you aspire to be the next Rembrandt or Picasso or prefer to create your own abstract masterpieces, this is the place to be! MBDC Paint party where campers can have fun with their inner Rembrandt or Picasso or become their own abstract legend!
Are you ready to conquer new heights? Mill Basin Day Camp brings you an incredible adventure on our Rock Climbing Wall! Get ready to test your strength, agility, and determination as you tackle our 60-foot horizontal rock climbing and scaling walls. The Rock Climbing Wall at Mill Basin Day Camp is the ultimate challenge for our campers. Whether you're a seasoned climber or a beginner, our wall provides a thrilling experience for all skill levels. With various routes and difficulty levels, you can push yourself to reach new heights and overcome personal obstacles. 60 Foot horizontal rock climbing and scaling walls for our campers to challenge themselves.
Get ready for a splashing good time at Mill Basin Day Camp's Sprinkler Park! Designed especially for our Pre-K and Kindergarten campers, this water wonderland is the perfect place to beat the summer heat and have some serious fun in the sun. Imagine a colourful and interactive oasis filled with sprinklers, buckets, and playful shapes. Our Sprinkler Park is a haven for campers to zig and zag around the water jets, giggling and squealing with delight. It's a water-filled adventure that promises endless excitement and refreshing moments. Splash fun for campers in Pre-K and Kindergarten. Campers get to zig and zag around the fun shapes and sprinklers and buckets. Fun in the Sun!
Hey there! Have you ever heard of a laser maze? It's an incredibly cool and interactive game that will test your agility and problem-solving skills. Imagine navigating through a room filled with laser beams, like a scene straight out of an action movie! A laser maze is an interactive game or challenge that involves navigating through a series of laser beams without touching them. It is typically set up in a dark room or enclosed space with various obstacles and strategically placed lasers. The goal of the laser maze is to reach a specific point or complete a task within the maze while avoiding triggering the laser beams. The lasers are often arranged at different heights and angles, creating a complex network of beams that crisscross the room.
Get ready for a groundbreaking and immersive gaming experience at Mill Basin Day Camp with We Play Interactive! We're proud to introduce EyeClick, a world leader in interactive technology, and their amazing creation called BEAM. It's an award-winning gaming solution that takes any physical space and transforms it into a captivating and active gaming adventure for kids ages 2 and up. It turns any physical space into an immersive, active and highly enjoyable gaming experience for kids ages 2 and up. And MBDC Has it!
Hey, water lovers! Get ready to dive into the world of swimming at Mill Basin Day Camp, where swim instruction is the name of the game. We take water safety seriously, so before we jump in, let's start with a briefing to make sure everyone is prepared for a fun and safe swim session. We Start the swim instruction by providing a water safety briefing to all campers. After swimmer evaluations, we divide the campers into small groups based on their swimming abilities and skill levels. This will allow for more personalized instruction and ensure that each camper receives appropriate guidance. Swim instruction is for BEGINNER swimmers only and is done several a week at their level prior to recreational swim time
Calling all future scientists! Get ready to go mad for science at Queens NY summer Camps exciting Mad Science program. It's a hands-on adventure where your little ones can dive into the world of scientific exploration and discover the wonders of the natural world. In our Mad Science program, we bring science to life through a series of fun and interactive experiments. From creating vibrant rainbows to concocting slimy substances and even making things go foamy, there's no shortage of excitement and discovery. Fun experiments for your little ones that are sure to make them mad for science! Explore the properties of nature with rainbows, slime, foamy and more! Safe for all kids of fcourse!