About Us

Thank you for your interest in Richmond County Day Camp. Since 1995, we’ve provided safe, memorable summers to thousands of Staten Island children & peace of mind to their parents. We specialize in creating a nurturing environment, where campers make friends while building confidence & self-esteem. Our reputation has been built by our team of experienced supervisors & our decades of camping expertise. Our adult staff is carefully chosen for their enthusiasm and experience with children. They understand their roles as mentors & role models & are trained to identify & meet the needs of individual campers, while developing cohesive, spirited groups.

Facility: Our large, private facility is conveniently located at beautiful Mt Loretto, on Hylan Blvd. Its many acres include an air-conditioned gymnasium, outdoor splash pad, indoor & outdoor basketball courts, an indoor sports-plex, multiple sports’ fields, sand volleyball and tennis courts, gaga pits, hiking trails, a fishing pond, an air-conditioned lunchroom & snack-bar & areas for specialized activities like fencing, dance, and martial arts.

Health and safety: is our top priority. Our directors are licensed teachers, with many years of camp experience. Our adult staff consists of college students & teachers. We maintain an 8:1 ratio of camper to staff supervision or lower. All school buses are DOT inspected with seat belts and driven by certified DOE, bus drivers. Our medical directors are RN’s and EMT’s, who are always on the premises. Counselors are background checked, CPR certified and trained. Our facility is protected by state of the art monitoring system and private security.

Activities: Our exciting program combines traditional camp activities like swimming, sports, arts & crafts, fishing, martial arts & dance, with daily trips & special events. Trips include baseball games, Liberty Science, movies, bowling, skating, Medieval Times, Statue of Liberty, indoor amusement parks, mini-golf, & many more. Events include magic shows, Harlem Wizards, carnival, rock climbing, crazy hat day, & much, much more.

Our Value and convenience, remains unsurpassed. Tuition always includes door-door transportation or extended hours, lunch, all activities & trips, insurance, a camp t-shirt & bag. Campers can enroll for any number of weeks, in any order. A flexible payment plan is free & we offer sibling & other discounts throughout the year. Three day & CIT programs are also available.

Enrollment has been ongoing. A deposit holds your spot; dates and payment plans can be finalized later. Please visit our web site to enroll online. You can also attend one of our monthly open houses for a tour.

We look forward to meeting you soon,

Kathy & Larry Marantz, Directors