If you have kids, right about now, you're scrambling trying to come up with ideas for places they can go while you work this summer.  Scramble no longer.  Check these ones out!

You want somewhere they can go where they are safe, they have fun, and maybe learn a little something right?  These camps aren't just day care facilities.  They're camps that the kids are going to love!

In no particular order, here is a list of some of Western New York's funnest, kid approved, day camps:

Buffalo Museum of Science Discovery Camps - Learn about everything from Ooey Gooey science, to ocean discovery, ancient times, and animals with claws!  Camps run from June 25 - August 31, 2018. Register by May 1 to receive 5% per camper per week.  Click HERE for more!

Buffalo Zoo - This one is for children between the ages of 5-12 and was a favorite of my kids.  It offers games, songs, crafts and close encounters with the animals with different themes depending on the week of enrollment.  Click HERE for more!

Orchard Park's Best Summer Camp - They focus on helping your child to feel success in school, sports, and life!  Your child will have the opportunity to participate in an exciting variety of indoor sports, outdoor sports, educational lessons, arts and crafts, and much more!  You can call them at (716) 544-2165 or check out their website for more!

YMCA Summer Camps - According to their website, "whether it’s splashing in the pool, exploring nature, learning a new skill, or going on fun field trips, summer camp at the Y provides an opportunity for children to build meaningful relationships and gain important life skills, such as learning the importance of being caring, honest, respectful, and responsible individuals."  Click HERE For more!

Erie County Fair Camp - this one only lasts 2 1/2 days but it could be the funnest 2 1/2 days of the summer on August 10th—12th & August 17th—19th.  The kids get barn tours, go on scavenger hunts, and even have time to explore the fair with a guardian.  Click HERE for more!

St. Bonaventure Baseball Camp - This camp is for elite baseball players who want to work hard to further their skills in baseball.  While it says it's open for all skill levels, they're looking for players who are willing to work hard and be serious about baseball.  With multiple options available, they close out early so call now!  Click HERE for more!

Penn Dixie Summer Camp - Learn about space, dinosaurs, fossils, nature and more.  They actually team up with the Buffalo Zoo for part of the camp!  Session 1 runs July 16 to 20 then Session 2 is from August 13 to 17.  Click HERE for more!


Still looking for a camp that fits your kiddos?  Check out this website that has camps listed in order by age, when they run, and even the activity that they specialize in.

Good luck!

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