Manhattan Youth Vacation Camps are back! 

When schools are closed for federal and observational holiday's Manhattan Youth is the pioneering, premier worry-free, and super low-cost option for a full day of child care featuring your child's favorite high-quality enrichment activities.  On select school closures, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM your child will engage in the wide variety of clubs you can only get at Manhattan Youth.  For our working families, to parents who need the day to run errands, to moms and dads who need mommy and daddy time;  See program details below!  


Program Details 

The Vacation Camp Program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and takes place at our Downtown Community Center and Pier 25.  Our doors open at 8:30 a.m. sharp and your children are grouped by grade for a full day of enrichment.  Each grade group engages in a trip to our Pier 25 location for exercise and recreation including a round of mini golf.  Upon return to the Downtown Community Center, your child will enjoy lunch and join our cooking, science, and art clubs! 


Each group will wrap up their day with a fun refreshing swim and a snack before dismissal between 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.  Please be sure to send your child to camp with sneakers, gym/active wear clothing, a bathing suit, a towel, and goggles (optional).  


Drop Off: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. at the Downtown Community Center

Pick Up: 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Downtown Community Center


Program Dates!

Election Day

November 7th, 2023 (SOLD OUT)


Mid-Winter Recess

February 19th - February23rd, 2024

(Registration Opens Monday, January 22nd, 2024)


Spring Recess

April 22nd - April 30th, 2024

 (Registration Opens Monday, March 18th, 2024)


Anniversary Day/Chancellor’s Conference Day

June 6th, 2024

(Registration Opens Monday, May 6th, 2024)


Clerical Day

June 7th, 2024

(Registration Opens Monday, May 6th, 2024)


Tuition and Policies

Charge for each session:

For Weeklong Sessions (Midwinter and Spring Recess Holidays)

1 – 3 days - $135 per day

4 or more days - $115 per day.

For Single Day Sessions (Election Day, Chancellor's Day etc.)

$135 for full day care from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm


Late Registration Fee:  Any registration forms processed within 5 business days of the first day of camp will incur a $30 registration service fee.  Late Registration Fees also apply to registrations within 1 business day of any single-day session.  


There are no refunds for unused or canceled days.

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