Summer Programs & Learning Fun

Summer at Sixth Street is an affordable summer program that offers New York City youth quality summer workshops in an intimate class setting. 638 E 6th Street, between Avenues B and C

Questions? Email us at

Or call, Monday through Friday, 10am-6pm 212-677-1863

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Session I: July 5th - 22nd

Session II: August 1st- 19th

Mon - Fri 10 am to 3 pm

Early drop-off at 8:30 AM and/or late pick-up at 6 PM available!

Summer Programs

Summer Programs 2016

MakerState STEM Summer Camp2 locations on Lower East Side!

MakerState’s STEM Summer Day Camp from June 29-Sep 2 (10 weeks) focuses on building creativity, problem solving, and social-emotional skills for kids ages 6-12 through hands-on projects in coding & game design, LEGO robotics, 3D design & printing, Minecraft engineering, moviemaking, rocket science, Oculus Rift virtual reality, and more.

Our locations include 14th St. & 1st Ave and Seward Park Co-op. Before/after camp care is available for a full day camp offering 8am-5pm. Your $100 off discount code plus $20 donation to your school’s PTA is STEM16 at

Summer Learning Fun

Suggested Free Summer Activities

The Library

Check out the New York Summer Reading Program for children.


Summer is a great time to get outside and experience our great New York City Parks. Here is a link to activities and free summer programs for children.

Check out Wildlife Conservation Society website. We visited one of the locations this year when we went to the Queens Zoo. This site has information about programs and different zoos and aquariums in the city.

Indoor Activities

PBS Kids has a website for children with all kinds of age appropriate activities.

The National Geographic site for children has lots of science activities.

Download these math apps to make learning math even more fun!

Graffiti Kids Summer Program

4 full weeks (July 5-28)

Monday-Thursday at Graffiti Church, 10 am-4 pm with early drop off at 9 am. Field trips will be on Thursdays.

Boys and Girls Republic 888 East 6th St. (between Ave. D and the FDR Drive)

Contact Person: Leonor Colon, 212-686-8888

8am – 5pm, Mon – Fri. -

Grades K-8th Grade

Openings in April 2016

Cost: FREE spaces are limited, call for more info

Boys Club of New York 287 East Tenth Street, NY, NY 10009 W: (212) 533-2553 F: (347) 505-5335 Contact Person:Shay Gattis, Clubhouse Director,, 212-533-2552 Spaces are limited register ASAP

Fresh Air Fund212-897-8900

Sleep Over & Day Camp options available

Educational Alliance @ PS64 Program Duration: Tuesday July 5th 2016 – Friday August 19th 2016 Space is very limited. Please email Jocelyn if interested.

NYCHA’s Community Centers also offer summer day camp, and selected centers operate evening programs for teens. Join thousands of other youth who already participate in our recreation programs every day. See the full listing of programs below, then stop in at your local Community Center or contact NYCHA’s Community Coordinators at (212) 306-3341, 3388, or 3342 to sign up.

The Lower Eastside Girls Club101 Avenue D

Enter at 402 East 8th Street just West of Avenue D

New York, NY 10009

Programming for girls in Grades 3 and above. Limited space.

Beam Center Summer Day Camps

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, with drop-off beginning at 8:00 AM and pick up until 5:30 PM.

Tuition is $600, or $575 per week if you sign up for multiple weeks.

Our faculty of artists, engineers, and craftspeople share their own practice with kids, from woodworking and electronics to moviemaking, digital media, and handcraft. It's an inclusive community of learning, doing, and making that encourages collaboration and experimentation.

It's open to kids in grades 2 through 8. Tuition Assistance is available to qualifying families. Registration for Summer Day Camps is here: