For over 65 years, West Hills Day Camp has created adventures for children all over Long Island. Since its inception, West Hills Day Camp has proven to be the premier summer day camp on Long Island – creating lasting memories, adventures and friendships, and providing families with experiences they will remember for a lifetime.

2019 Camp Dates

  • Monday, June 29th through Friday, August 21st
  • Camp Closed: July 3rd

Office Hours

  • Monday thru Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday by appointment ONLY

Activities vary from physically active to pleasantly passive:

  • Extensive action challenge courses, breathtaking zip lines, ATV course and team building area
  • Dynamic arts & crafts complex
  • A comprehensive athletic program teaching basic skills and providing competition in such areas as tennis, basketball, soccer, baseball, and hockey
  • Large beautiful pond for fishing and boating
  • A variety of programs in technology including digital photography, radio station and more

Camp Hours

  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • FREE Before and After Care is available beginning at 7:30 am and extending until 6 pm each camp day for families who opt out of transportation. Please call the office for additional information.

Day Camp Overview

  • We are a long-standing member of the American Camp Association (ACA), ensuring you of the highest standards in camping.
  • We are located on 18 magnificent acres, secured for your child’s complete protection.
  • All children in camp receive American Red-Cross swim instruction in our 7 filtered and heated pools as well as free swim time. We are also home to the famous “Big Blue” giant flume slide.
  • We have a highly qualified professional staff to care for and supervise your child made up of certified teachers, skilled professionals, parents, college graduates, students and registered nurses.

Our staff works year round to create a summer program that you and your child will remember for a lifetime. Start your adventure today.

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