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With over 10 unique day camp and 2 sleepaway camp programs, Commonpoint Queens has been providing a memorable summer camp experience to thousands of children and young adults! We are dedicated to giving all campers the opportunity to establish life long friends, learn new skills, gain independence and achieve self-confidence in an unplugged, nurturing and empowering environment. Summer Happens Here!

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We offer programs for children ages 2 through 16, with specialty camp options for sports, academics, and children with developmental disabilities. Take a look below at our program options, and get ready to have the best summers of your life with Commonpoint Queens!

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for children ages 4-14

Island Quest Day Camp

New pool, new sports fields, new playgrounds, NEW CAMP at your favorite place (HKC)…Join us at Island Quest Day Camp!

Island Quest brings together the strengths, resources, and expertise of 4 separate camps to inspire a summer you’ll never forget. Rooted in decades of shared experience and strong Jewish values, Island Quest combines everything you love about camp with new opportunities to create the ultimate summer adventure.

Build lasting friendships, cool off in the pool, enjoy the endless freedom of summer, and blaze your own trail in the greater community that camp was always meant to be. Whether you want to fly across a zipline, score the game-winning goal, or turn your recycled art into a robot, you can design a path that’s perfect for you!

For more information or to register, please visit their website, or contact the camp office at 718-225-6750 ext. 261, or email

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for children ages 6-15

Tennis Camp

Commonpoint Queens Tennis & Athletic Center at Alley Pond Park will be offering tennis camp for kids ages 6-15 years old. The camp will provide instruction, drills and match play by our highly qualified USPTA Certified Coaches.

We also offer off-court cross training fun activities to supplement campers tennis skills. These activities will include soccer, basketball and a widely spreading sport, pickleball. Campers will also swim twice a week at the Tanenbaum Family Pool.

For more information, please visit their page, or contact or (718) 269-7262.

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for children ages 4-14

Farm Camp at the Queens County Farm Museum

We’re thrilled to partner with the Queens County Farm Museum for a unique experience, connecting the expertise of Explorer Day Camp with unique STEM curriculum, expert agricultural curriculum and a 47-acre urban farm!

Located just down the road from our Sam Field Center in Glen Oaks, this special summer program allows young people the opportunity to explore the natural outdoor setting and take part in daily lessons about farm-centered activities provided by expert staff. Campers enjoy exciting and specialized activities such as Nature Walks, Farming, and Scavenger Hunts as well as traditional summer camp programming like Arts & Crafts, Sports, Theme Days and Games.

For more information call Abel Vigo at 718-423-6111 ext. 240 or by email at You can click here to learn more about this program.

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for children ages 6-11

Summer of Arts & Sports

The Summer of Arts & Sports camp program is the Commonpoint Queens’ Central Queens (located on 108th street in Forest Hills) on site premier summer camp. Campers begin their morning with our extensive program which includes swim, basketball, soccer, baseball, gymnastics, yoga, and fitness games on assigned weeks throughout the season. Your child’s creative core will be nourished with an afternoon of Education, Art, Music, Dance and Drama. Our specialists provide each child with the tools to discover and create. Our program also includes trips, and on site special events.

For more information or to register, please visit their page, or contact

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for children ages 4-14

Explorer Day Camp

Explorer Day Camp is an enrichment summer camp where children ages 4-14 grow and develop through sports, art, music, science and more. We empower campers to build their OWN camp program. The campers thank us later.

Explorer Day Camp offers a variety of subjects to awaken your child’s many interests. Campers explore individual talents, try new activities, make new friends, and most importantly, HAVE FUN! Campers will enjoy access to the high-quality facilities and fields of Forest Hills High School and will have the opportunity to swim daily at the exclusive Bay Terrace Pool Club.

For more information or to register, please visit their page, or contact the camp office at (718) 268-5011 ext 205, or email

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for children ages 10-18

Sababa Beach Camps

Sababa means “No Worries,” and that’s exactly how our campers feel when they’re exploring ocean life in our program. What sets Sababa apart from other camps is its specialty programming that focuses on surfing, sailing, scuba, and seaside media. With truly unique specialty programming, the staff has built a stellar reputation for their commitment to helping young people grow their best sense of self, build meaningful relationships, immerse themselves in passionate pursuits, and stoke their innate spiritual flame. Founded in 2014, Sababa Beach Camps offers both a day camp in Queens and a residential camp in Virginia Beach

For more information visit our website, call us at 516-499-5349 or email us at

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for children ages 6-16

Camp Poyntelle

Sleepaway Camp in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

Camp Poyntelle has been making children’s summer dreams come true since 1947. As a premier Jewish summer camp, we offer a traditional sleepaway experience filled with amazing memories, lasting friendships and nurturing and compassionate staff. We feel that camp is one of the few places a child can be their own person, without judgment or social pressure. Our intentional community is designed to allow kids to be kids, in a low key, fun and inclusive environment.

When you combine awesome sports, creative arts, challenging technology and our 70 acre, one-of-a-kind private lake and waterfront experience – you get something truly special and unique….you get Camp Poyntelle!

For more information or to register, visit our website, or call us at 718-279-0690 (Fall through Spring) or 570-448-2161 (Summer), or email us at

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for children ages 2-5

Nursery Camp

Welcome to Nursery Camp – a first encounter with the world of camping for children 2 years – 5 years old. At our Camp we provide a nurturing, educational and fun environment. With offerings in Bayside, Forest Hills and Little Neck, our program consists of weekly themes, highlighted by special events such as professional entertainment and a special lunch each month for those who attend every day. Outdoor and indoor play activities are designed to increase motor skills and to encourage socialization opportunities. Our daily swim program is facilitated by a certified water safety instructor, and all children are assessed prior to entering the pool.

We understand the special needs of our Nursery age children and have designed a choice of program schedules.

For more information please contact:
Central Queens – Erica Cando at 718-268-5011 ext. 401
Sam Field Center – Jody Dickter at 718-225-6750

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for children entering kindergarten through 6th grade

End of Summer Mini Camps

Summer fun doesn’t have to end when camp is over! We’re excited to be hosting a series of mini camps and skills clinics from August 19 through 30 so your children can continue to make friends, stay active, learn new skills, and enjoy their summer to the fullest.

For summer 2024, we are proud to offer full day programs for children entering kindergarten through 6th grade at our Central Queens, Sam Field, and Bay Terrace sites with a fun mix of trips and swim, sports, and interactive activities.

For more information or to register, contact 718-268-5011 ext. 500 or

Summer Programs for children with developmental disabilities:

Special Services Summer Day Camp

Our day camps specialize in serving children 5-21 who have developmental disabilities. Campers have the adventure of full day summer camp experiences at the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds with occasional field trips.

For more information please contact Natalie Palermo at

Summer Respite

This youth summer after school program serves children with developmental disabilities ages 5 – 21. Children participate in an array of educational, recreational and socialization activities following their summer school program including swimming, creative arts, culinary arts, STEM, physical fitness, theme days, and more. The summer program is offered 2 – 5:30 PM daily.

For more information, please contact Marianna Albines at or 718-225-6750 ext. 262.