Summer Camps – NYC – 2018

Although it may not feel like it – summer is just around the corner and if you’re like us you are looking into available summer camps and maybe even worried that they have filled – don’t worry, we have you covered. Here are some awesome and unique summer camps – space is still available, but running out fast.


Chess Camps

Chess Max Academy is offering amazing camps this summer- our top pick is :

Chess Camp with world champion – Anatoly Karpov!

Have your kids learn from the best! One week camp with the world chess champion – Anatoly Karpov. Camp activities include – rated chess, middle game, opening and endgame preparation,review games of the greatest players, problem contests, fun chess variants, prizes and much more. Camp limited to 12 students – this camp offers a very intense chess workout.

Book on GoBambino – receive a 20% discount

Age: 6 – 15 years of age

When: Monday – August 6, 2018 – Friday – August 10, 2018 9 AM – 5 PM – late pickup available (6PM)

Where: 423 East 81st St. Unit B

New York, NY 10028

Cost of attendance: $1,601

Note – there are plenty of week long camps offered at Chess Max running all summer – search for Chess Max Academy on the GoBambino booking app to see the full list. Starting at $600 – for kids of various ages.

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Chess Max Academy is a state-of-the-art school that utilizes the most innovative and beneficial teaching methods that are suitable for the needs of young students.  We offer a private, competitive setting where students are comfortable to learn the basic steps to play chess. The more students understand the nature of the game, the easier it is for them to become more progressive playing the game. After a time, a young player will develop the essential skills to win a variety of chess games.


Language Camps

Want your kids to learn a new language this summer? Here are some fun camps to consider.

Italian Summer Mini Camp

This camp is so creative and extremely convenient to attend – session runs from June 12th – July 19th and your kid can attend as little as 2 days per sessions on the days or more frequently on days that are convenient for you.

The program includes:

  • Giochiamo in Italiano: learn Italian through play – music, theater, and games.
  • Cinema Italiano: study Italian through animated movies and cartoons.
  • Arte Insieme: be creative – make art and speak Italian.
  • Piccolo Teatro: perform your favorite star. Act in Italiano.
  • Le Uscite: outings to museums to discover Italian art
  • Il Tavolo in Italiano: summer school but more fun!

Age: 3 – 6

When: June 12th – July 19th

Attend at least 2 days per session – the camp attendance is flexible

Where: Colina Italiana

1556 Third Ave @ 87th Street, Suite 603

New York, NY  10128

Cost of attendance: $451

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Learn Portuguese!


Provided by Brazil Ahead – children learn Portuguese through a series of activities such as storytelling, music, movies and games from our Brazilian childhood.

Brazil Ahead carefully crafts activities that include specific opportunities to increase exposure to the Portuguese language and to Brazilian culture in a variety of themes, in order to increase vocabulary acquisition and structure in a smooth and fun way.

Classes are designed for students ages 3 to 10

  • Students will be working in different stations according to their age.
  • Kids will be busy working on projects, learning about the Brazilian culture, geography, and participating in group activities and games.
  • Indoor and Outdoor activities (schedule)


  • 2 Portuguese teachers (Language and Arts)
  • 1 Drama teacher
  • 1 Music teacher

Age: 3 – 10

When: June 25th to August 3rd, 2018

Where: Corlears School

324 W 15th Street

New York NY – 10011

Cost of attendance: Varies depending on length of camp

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Sports Camps


Presented by West Side Hoops – drills, scrimmages, games, field trips to iconic NYC basketball courts/arenas, teamwork, sportsmanship building activities and more.

Age: 5 – 11

When: June 18th – July 6th

Where: West Side Hoops NYC

214 W 97th St.

New York, NY 10025

Cost of attendance: $1,471

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Fencing Camp

This is unique!

Provided by Manhattan Fencing – check the GoBambino app for more information on scheduling and ages – there are pre summer and summer camps available of various lengths and for different ages.

Manhattan Fencing also offers drop in classes – check out the GoBambino app for more info on scheduling and pricing.


Learn one of the most elegant, exhilarating and safest sports which teaches discipline, coordination and sportsmanship in NYC’s Olympic fencing facility. Your child will be taught by elite coaching staff consisting of National, International and Olympic coaches.

Camp philosophy is learning to fence and improving your skills while having fun!

“Located in Midtown Manhattan, the Manhattan Fencing Center was started in 2007 by U.S. Fencing Hall of Fame Maestro Yury Gelman. We believe that fencing success has everything to do with the club and coaches. We pride ourselves on our exceptional facility, our world-class coaches and our dynamic programs.”

Age: 5 – 16

When: Check GoBambino App – many options available – Mini camps and full length camps available  – pre summer and all summer long.

Where: Manhattan Fencing

15 West 37th St. 2nd Fl.

New York, NY 10018

Cost of Attendance: $500 – $670

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Check back with the GoBambino booking app for more camps, drop ins and workshops for your kids – GoBambino offers the easiest, fastest way for you to book all activities for your kids and teenagers.


GoBambino Team

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