The most common comment from parents during a West Hills Day Camp tour is, “I want to go to camp!”

Throughout the summer we host various family events including Family Fun Day, Family Big Blue nights on Thursdays after camp, and camp shows!  These events in addition to our annual Fall Festival, Spring Carnival and Open House/Open Play days are opportunities for the whole family to swim, play and bond!  We also hold an annual family campout right here at West Hills Day Camp.  Please refer to our camp calendar to see when these amazing events are scheduled.

During the summer parents are welcome to visit the camp anytime between 10:00am and 3:00pm.  This is a great way to see your child in action on the athletic fields, swimming in the pools, climbing Everest or participating in one of our many activities throughout the campgrounds.  Our office staff will be happy to let you know where your child’s group is upon arrival and can also be reached by phone if you want to plan ahead of time to see a specific camp activity.

You are required to check in at our welcome booth upon arrival and depart from the camp before 3:00pm. Once you have presented valid identification, you will be issued ID tags to be worn during your visit.  We encourage parents to come watch their children participating in activities, developing useful skills and growing as individuals!

The Family Overnight

Annual Event for Registered Families

The famous West Hills Family Overnight is the talk of each season at West Hills Day Camp. This event is for West Hills enrolled families only, and opens up the entire campus to a fun-filled weekend of family bonding and adventure. Pitch your tent with your family on our beautiful 18-acres grounds, roll out the sleeping beds and air mattresses and prepare for a night of traditional camping fun with the whole family. Each of our heated, professional sized pools and numerous sports and adventure areas are open to families throughout the day and night. Come together for an EPIC family shaving cream fight, then clean off and sit around the camp fire for roasted marshmallows, stories, and more traditional fun. Enjoy catered food and amenities throughout your stay.

West Hills Families Roasting Marshmallows on the Fire
Camper and Parent Sliding Down the West Hills Giant Waterslide Big Blue

Big Blue Nights

Select Thursdays After Camp

Thursdays after camp (dates subject to cancellation), families can join their kids for a relaxing dip in our pools. Conquer our famous giant waterslide – Big Blue, as you zip down its winds and curves and splash into the pool below! This family-favorite activity is a tradition you don’t want to miss! Grab the family and come down Thursdays after camp for Big Blue Nights at West Hills Day Camp.

The Fall Festival

Annual Event Open to the Public

The famous West Hills Fall Festival is premier Long Island event of the season! This is your first chance to show off your cool and creative costumes for a Halloween themed family event on campus! This free and public event offers Trick or Treating, Haunted Houses (for children young and old), Hay Rides, Carnival Rides, Camp Games, Face Painting, Bounces/Slides, Food/Beverages and Music!

Campers and Family Dressed in Halloween Costumes at the West Hills Fall Festival
Campers with Facepaint and West Hills shirts Riding a Carnival Ride at the Spring Carnival

The Spring Carnival

Annual Event Open to the Public

The famous West Hills Spring Carnival is the perfect way to welcome in the warm weather before the camp season! This free family event draws hundreds of families all across Long Island for a fun-filled day in the sun on our beautiful 18-acre campus. Features include carnival rides, bounce houses, slides, face painting, balloon animals, camp games and activities, DJ, giveaways and raffles, food and refreshments, camp tours and more!

Family Fun Day

Annual Event for Registered Families

The most common comment we get from parents during tours is “I want to go to camp, too!”. With the West Hills Family Fun Day, now you can! Join your children for a full camp day on our 18-acre campus during the season. Enjoy everything you loved as a kid – the warm weather, the outdoor adventures, the friendly competition, running with joy towards your next activity, and taking it all in with a dip in our professional-sized heating pools. At West Hills Day Camp, kids aren’t the only ones who get to have all the fun!

Camper Family Sitting Together on the Bench during Family Fun Day

Up next…


Don’t just take our word for it. Hear from the generations of happy families who have been living the West Hills Adventure for over 65 years.