Summer is just around the corners and the kids will be out of school any day now. What are your plans for the kids this summer? Summer camps have been part of a childhood experience for as far back as we can remember, and you don’t have to break the bank for your kids to get a chance to experience them.

We have compiled a list of affordable summer camps right here in Bergen County.

Meadowlands Area YMCA Summer Camp- East Rutherford, Rutherford, Cliffside Park

Open to a variety of ages and guaranteed fun for all. The Kiddie Kamp is designed for ages 3-5, and the Camp Discovery for those between the ages of 5-13.  There will be specialty camps including musical theater and sport.  The costs are based on if the child will be attending a full day or half day, and how many days a week they will attend.  They also offer financial assistance.  Learn more here.

Ability School- Englewood, NJ

They will provide a summer camp designed for fun and learning. The kids will have plenty of time to do arts & crafts, swim and take walks in nature, all while practicing their math skills and handwriting.  This unique camp is designed for students between the ages of 4-12, and it will run from June 27th until August 12th.  Learn more here.

All Sports Camp- Various cities in Bergen County

All Sports will be hosting camps throughout the summer in a wide variety of sports including soccer, tennis, basketball, golf, lacrosse, t-ball, volleyball, flag football, rugby, cricket, and track and field. Find a camp close to you here.

Art For LearningEnglewood, NJ

Students in grade 1- 11 can attend a weekly art enrichment program hosted by Art For learning at their Englewood location.  The goal is for the kids to leave with a lifelong pursuit of the arts.  They will also be hosting a fashion program as well as a New York Experience program. More information can be found here.

Art Kids Academy- Westwood, NJ

A fun interactive and engaging camp geared for kids ages 5-14. Weekly camps with various themes are available from a full day to half day option.  A few features themes are: artistic animals, digging into art, art adventures, and Art 2.0.  More information about the art camps can be found here.

Bergen County Academies Math Competition Camp-  Hackensack, NJ

This camp provides your students an opportunity to work together with other math lovers.  This camp is designed for those students entering grades 5-9. More information about this camp can be found here.

Camp Invention- Franklin Lakes, NJ

A weeklong exciting summer camp that is sure to be a great time.  Campers will explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation. This camp is open to kindergarten through 6th grade. More information can be found here.

Cresskill Performing Arts Center- Cresskill, NJ

The performing arts camp presented by Cresskill Performing Arts Center sells out fast so act quickly if you are interested.   Open to kids ages 3 to teens. There is something for everyone. More information about the camp can be found here.

Elisabeth Morrow School- Englewood, NJ

A combination of learning and camp, Elisabeth Morrow School may be what your student wants this summer.  Situated on 14-acres this spacious campus has playgrounds, playing fields, and a state of the art science and computer lab. More information about the camps offered can be found here.

Fashion Programs Galore- Englewood, NJ                    

Weekly fashion programs for those in 4th through 11th grades developed by Art for Learning are a great choice in camps this summer. More information available here.

Health Barn USA- Ridgewood, NJ

This camp is designed to empower children to grow their own organic food, as well as to cook up some delicious recipes.  More information about the camps can be found here.

International Ivy Summer Enrichment Programs- Westwood, NJ

A summer camp in STEM learning for those between the ages of 5-15.  With over 60 classes to choose from, your child is sure to find one that they like. More information about the camps can be found here.

Tenafly Nature Center- Tenafly, NJ

Your kids will learn more about the environment and all the wonders in it as they export the natural world around them at the Tenafly Nature Center outdoor learning center.  Open to those between the ages of 4-14. More information can be found here.

Young World Day Camp- Mahwah, NJ

Young World’s summer camp program is for those between the ages of 2 through 5th grade.  Camp begins on June 19th and more information can be found here.

Have a safe and fun summer!

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