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The New Upper Camp Unit Head is...

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Friday, Jan 29, 2016

This summer, Adam Bouley will be the Upper Camp Unit Head. Adam has been a Bank Street Camp theater counselor for four years, but this past summer he was the Coordinator of the Leadership Development Program, during which time he mentored our oldest campers into possible counselors. For the past ...


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Bank Street Summer Camp at the Columbia Kraft Center

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Thursday, Dec 3, 2015

This summer, the Bank Street Summer Camp is pleased be using the space and classrooms of the Columbia Kraft Center at 115th St. We enjoyed using this space during last summer’s August Alliance program and this summer we will be using even more of the classrooms and spaces throughout the ...


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The First Bank Street Summer Camp Maker Fair Made Its Debut!

Posted by Nykeba Corinaldi on Saturday, Jun 27, 2015

The first Bank Street Summer Camp "Maker Faire" made its debut today as the Middle Camp Adventures in Science program and the Upper Camp S.T.E.A.M. program transformed the art room into their very own inventor’s laboratory. One camper remarked, “I’ve never been to such a cool fair like this before,” ...


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Camp Navigator Publishes Bank Street Camp Article

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Monday, Jun 22, 2015

CampNavigator.com, one of the leading resources for parents trying to navigate the ever changing camping industry, recently published a blog post from the Bank Street Summer Camp Blog, titled Giving Kids Time to Know Themselves: Bank Street Summer Camp's Approach to Day Camp.  The article outlines how Bank Street Summer Camp has ...


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Brooklyn Camp Open House A Success!

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Monday, Apr 20, 2015

Excitement was in the beautiful spring air this past Saturday, when The Bank Street Summer Camp Brooklyn held its first open house in the Mary McDowell Upper School building in Brooklyn Heights. Prospective campers and parents were able to take a tour of the school and spend time getting to know some of ...


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What happened this week in Keepers of the Earth?

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Sunday, Mar 22, 2015

One of the programs at Bank Street Summer Camp’s Spring Camp program is Keepers of the Earth with Bank Street’s own Evi Rivera-Williams, along with Alex Kavo and Christopher Mera. This past week Keepers of the Earth learned about taking care of the earth and each other by taking care ...


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Brooklyn Camp Featured in Brooklyn Parent

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015

Brooklyn Parent and New York Metro Parents have featured the Bank Street Summer Camp Brooklyn Camp in a New Places, New Programs article.  Brooklyn Parent continues to be the leading regional source for fun family activities, essential parenting advice, and community news.  Share the good news!      


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The New S.T.E.A.M. Programs at the Bank Street Summer Camp

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Monday, Feb 2, 2015

The Bank Street Summer Camp’s S.T.E.A.M. program is the epitome of experiential education. The Summer Camp, the KiDS College Spring Break Camp, as well as the new Brooklyn Heights Camp, each use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics as a platform to further explore the relationship of function and construction. ...


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Camp Director Cookie Shapiro Interviewed by Camp Navigator

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Thursday, Jan 22, 2015

Bank Street Summer Camp Director, Cookie Shapiro, was recently interveiwed by CampNavigator.com, one of the leading online resources for parents trying to navigate the ever changing camping industry.  Cookie went into great length about philosophy, programs and staffing, specifically on how the Bank Street Summer Camp differs from other camps ...


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Announcing KiDS College Spring Break Staff!

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

This Spring the Bank Street Summer Camp is presenting the third KiDS College Spring Break program from March 16th to March 20th and March 23rd to March 27th. Staffing is as follows. Group 1: Evi Rivera Williams (both weeks) and Alex Kavo (week 1) Grupo 2: Shuber Naranjo (week 1) ...


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Bank Street Camp presents at the National Camp Conference

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

This year Cookie Shapiro, the Director of the Bank Street Summer Camp, will be presenting "Starting the Conversation of Education Leadership for the Camp Professional" at the National Camp Conference in New Orleans. Demonstrating the educational importance of summer programs is essential when framing recreational programs with an educational lens. This ...


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Giving Kids Time to Know Themselves

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

Bank Street Summer Camp’s Approach to Day Camp Kids are busier than they ever have been. Overstimulated and overloaded, many families struggle to find time to balance their children’s lives with recreational play and focused exploration. As a progressive school, Bank Street is focused on the development of children, with regard ...


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August Alliance

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

In cooperation with Columbia University and the Cathedral School, the Bank Street Summer Camp has created the Bank Street Summer Camp August Alliance, providing weekly programs throughout August for children in pre-K to 8th grade.  For many working parents, Summer Camp is no longer seen as a luxury but as a necessity. For many years now, the ...


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Summer Camp & Afterschool Leadership Certificate

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

In partnership with Continuing Professional Studies, the Bank Street Summer Camp has created a Summer Camp and Afterschool Leadership Certificate. These online workshops are designed for professionals in leadership, administration, and staff positions who wish to expand their professional skills and learn more about how Bank Street frames recreational programs with ...


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About Our Blog

Posted by Dylan Morgan on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

As the premier summer camp in New York City, now located on the Upper West Side and in Brooklyn Heights, the Summer Camp at the Bank Street School for Children strives to advance recreation education. This blog will help inform campers, parents and staff about exciting developments and initiatives as they happpen. Join the Camp ...


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