Summer Camp

Summer Camp at BCNY

JULY 5 – AUGUST 11

Each Clubhouse offers an all-day summer recreational program which continues the enriching programming BCNY holds during the school year. Members will enjoy swimming, fitness and athletics, game room activities, music, arts and crafts, and field trips.  Inherent in all of BCNY’s programming is the focus on leadership, conscientiousness, and camaraderie.

Registration is FULL for all clubhouses.
If you are interested in adding your child to the wait list, please provide your clubhouse registrar with: child’s name, age, date of birth and phone number.

 

Summer Camp FAQs

Who can attend summer camp?
Summer Camp is open to all current BCNY members who registered by March 10 and met attendance requirements throughout the Spring Cycle (April – June). If you are unsure about your son’s eligibility for Summer Camp, please see your clubhouse director.

Is there a separate registration form for summer camp?
Yes. Summer registration forms are available online and in the clubhouses. All registration forms must be submitted in person to the Clubhouse Registrar.

Are breakfast and lunch included in the summer program?
Yes, breakfast and lunch will be served daily at our facility.

How much does summer camp cost?
The fee is $25.00 for one member, $35.00 for a family with two or more boys enrolled.

Can I get refunded once my child is registered?
No. Refunds will not be issued.

Where is camp held?
Summer camp is held at all three clubhouses.

What if my son is a member of Gardiner School?
Please see your clubhouse director for more information about the structure for this summer’s Gardiner School Program

Summer Camp Policies

See below to learn about clubhouse specific summer camp information such as drop-off times, pick-up times, late pick-up policies and more! 

What to bring to summer camp: 

  • BCNY Member Card
  • Towel and swim trunks (on swimming days)
  • Blue Trip Shirt (on trip days)*
  • Sneakers (no sandals, crocs, or flip-flops)
  • Water Bottle
  • Do not bring cellphones, electronic devices, toys, athletic equipment, or jewelry to camp. The Boys’ Club is not responsible for items left, lost, or stolen.

Summer Field Trip Policies:

  • Pre-registration and permission slips are required for all field trips.
  • All trips are first-come-first-served and non-refundable.
  • Some trips require an additional fee. Please see your registrar for more information.
  • Alternate clubhouse programming may not be provided for members who miss their designated field trip.

Blue Trip Shirts

  • Each summer camp member will receive a blue trip shirt that they must wear on all trips outside of the clubhouse.

Local Trips

  • Members participating in Local Trips must arrive at the clubhouse by 8:45 AM.
  • All local trips will return to the clubhouse by 4:30 PM.

Mega Trips (AKA Major Trips)

  • Mega Trip departure and return times will vary and will be communicated to those parents whose sons are participating.
  • Members need to bring the following items on Mega Trip Days: 
    • BCNY Member Card
    • swim trunks, water shoes, and a towel
    • water bottle
    • packed lunch or lunch money
    • sneakers (no sandals, crocs, or flip-flops)

Clubhouse-Specific Summer Camp Policies

HARRIMAN CLUBHOUSE SUMMER CAMP POLICIES

DROP OFF POLICIES 

  • Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM.
  • Children should not be dropped off by themselves prior to the building opening.
  • All members ages 12 and under must be signed in by a parent, or authorized adult, each day.


DAILY PICK-UP POLICIES

  • Dismissal is from 5:15 – 5:30 PM
  • All members under the age of 13 must be picked up every day by an authorized adult. This adult must sign their member out at the front desk and the member must “scan out” with his card.
  • Members 13 years and older may leave the clubhouse on their own but must “scan out” with their cards at the Front Desk.
  • Junior members (between ages 10-12) may walk home if parents submit a Junior Release form approving their son to walk home.


EARLY PICK-UP POLICY

  • Members can also be picked up at 2:30 PM.
  • To arrange for a 2:30 PM dismissal please contact the Harriman Clubhouse Front Desk: (212) 533-2550.
  • If you must pick-up your son without a pre-arranged early dismissal, please call the Front Desk at least 30 minutes prior to arrival.


LATE PICK-UP POLICY

  • Parents/guardians who cannot pick up their child at 5:30 PM must call the Front Desk: (212) 533-2550.
  • Two late pick-ups may result in an automatic 1-day suspension. Parents will have to meet with Clubhouse Administration before the member can return to the clubhouse.


BREAKFAST AND LUNCH POLICIES

  • All members will receive breakfast, lunch and a snack.
  • Explorers and Juniors will receive lunch during designated meal times; in addition, a snack will also be provided. Members may bring their own lunch but we will not be able to store or heat up any food.
  • Parents may deliver their son’s lunch during between 11:30 – 12:30.
  • Members 13 and older must bring their own lunch or lunch money to program.


CONTACT INFORMATION

In case of an emergency you should call the Front Desk at (212) 533-2550 to contact your son during programming hours.

GERRY CLUBHOUSE SUMMER CAMP POLICIES

DROP OFF POLICIES

Explorer Member Drop-off
Before 9:00am (breakfast)
Between 11:30am – 12:40pm (lunch)

Junior Member Drop-off
Before 9:00am (breakfast)
Between 12:45pm – 1:55pm (lunch)

Parents and members who do not comply with this policy will not be able to drop off their son(s) that day. If you are unable to make your son’s drop-off time due to an emergency, please contact Gerry Clubhouse by calling (212) 534-2661.


DAILY PICK-UP POLICIES

  • Dismissal is at 5:15 PM
  • All members under the age of 13 must be picked up every day by an authorized adult. This adult must sign their member out at the front desk and the member must “scan out” with his card.
  • Members 13 years and older may leave the clubhouse on their own but must “scan out” with their cards at the Front Desk.
  • Junior members (between ages 10-12) may walk home if parents submit a Junior Release form approving their son to walk home.


EARLY PICK-UP POLICY

  • Members can also be picked up at 2:00 PM.
    To arrange for a 2:30 PM dismissal please contact the Gerry Clubhouse Front Desk: (212) 534-2661
  • If you must pick-up your son without a pre-arranged early dismissal, please call the Front Desk at least 30 minutes prior to arrival.


LATE PICK-UP POLICY

  • Parents/guardians who cannot pick up their child at 5:15 PM must call the Front Desk: (212) 534-2661.
  • Two late pick-ups will result in an automatic 1-day suspension. Parents will have to meet with Clubhouse Administration before the member can return to the clubhouse.


SUMMER FIELD TRIP POLICIES 

All Gerry members must participate in Wednesday field trips. Alternate clubhouse programming will not be provided.


BREAKFAST AND LUNCH POLICIES

  • All members will receive breakfast.
  • Explorers and Juniors will receive lunch during designated meal times; in addition, a snack will also be provided. Members may bring their own lunch but we will not be able to store or heat up any food.
  • Members 13 and older must bring their own lunch or lunch money to program.


CONTACT INFORMATION

In case of an emergency you should call the Front Desk at (212) 534-2661 to contact your son during programming hours.

ABBE CLUBHOUSE SUMMER CAMP POLICIES

DROP OFF POLICIES

  • Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. Children should not be dropped off by themselves prior to the building opening.
  • Members ages 12 and under must be signed in by a parent, or authorized adult, each day.


DAILY PICK-UP POLICIES 

  • Explorers must be picked up at 4:30pm
  • Juniors are dismissed at 5:15pm
  • Teens are dismissed at 5pm
  • All members under the age of 13 must be picked up every day by an authorized adult. This adult must sign their member out at the front desk and the member must “scan out” with his card.
  • Members 13 years and older may leave the clubhouse on their own but must “scan out” with their cards at the Front Desk.
  • Junior members (between ages 10-12) may walk home if parents submit a Junior Release form approving their son to walk home.


EARLY PICK-UP POLICY

  • If you must pick up your son early, please call the Front Desk at (718) 886-5454 at least ONE HOUR prior to arriving.


LATE PICK-UP POLICY

  • Parents/guardians who cannot pick up their child at 5:15 PM must call the Front Desk: (718) 886-5454.
  • Three late pick-ups will result in a meeting with Clubhouse Administration before the member can return to the clubhouse.
  • An additional late arrival will result in an automatic 5-day suspension. Parents will also have to meet with Clubhouse Administration before the member can return to the clubhouse.
  • If your child is not picked up and no guardian can be reached one hour (6:15 PM) after closure your child will be transported to the 109th Police Precinct at 37-05 Union Street ( precinct phone number: 718-321-2250).


BREAKFAST AND LUNCH POLICIES 

  • All members will receive breakfast, lunch and a snack.
  • Members may bring their own lunch, but it must be clearly labeled with the child’s name. We will not be able to store or heat up any food.
  • Members 13 and older can request permission from the Teen Director to leave the clubhouse during lunch.


ABBE CLUBHOUSE FIELD TRIP POLICY

  • On trip days, members should bring a packed lunch or lunch money (min of $15), water bottles, sun screen, change of clothes, water shoes, cap or hat, and a towel.


CONTACT INFORMATION

In case of an emergency you should call the Front Desk at (718) 886-5454 to contact your son during programming hours.