Program Dates & Rates 2024

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Overnight Camp

Campers have many opportunities to develop skills and acquire knowledge in a variety of educational and recreational activities including: environmental sciences, project BUILD, canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, wilderness skills, backcountry cooking, fishing, archery, leadership skills, theater arts, music, multimedia, adventure trail, soccer, beach volleyball and more. Evening programs offer time for fun, fellowship and reflection and may include opening and closing campfires, talent shows, round robin activities, dance or other entertainment, and Turtle Games (Peconic Dunes’ version of color war). Overnight camp runs Sunday through Saturday. Daily activities and programs may be adjusted, modified or limited based on age, weather conditions and the requirements of the NYS Department of Health.

Note: All sessions end Saturday morning after breakfast. All campers must depart at that time even if returning for the following session in order for the staff to prepare for the next week. 


PRICE: TBA

AGES: 8 - 15

DATES:

Session 1: June 30 - July 6

Session 2: July 7- July 13

Session 3: July 14 - July 20

Session 4: July 21 - July 27

Session 5: July 28 - August 3

Session 6: August 4 - August 10 

Session 7: August 11 - August 17

Session 8: August 18 - August 24


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Day Camp

Campers can experience a full range of classic and innovative camp activities on our lake and Sound waterfronts, athletic fields and woodlands including nature study, outdoor skills, arts and crafts, music, drama, team sports and more. Lunch and afternoon snack are included. Our Turtle Games Carnival happens every Friday, weather permitting, during which campers take turns running a carnival game and then enjoying the games created by other campers. Day camp runs Monday through Friday, with drop off each day between 8:35am and 8:55am and pickup at 5:00pm. Daily activities and programs may be adjusted, modified or limited based on age, weather conditions and the requirements of the NYS Department of Health. 


PRICE: TBA

AGES: 6-13

DATES:

Monday through Friday
Drop off 8:35 – 8:55am
Pick up 5:00pm

Session 1: July 1 - July 5

Session 2: July 8 - July 12

Session 3: July 15 - July 19 

Session 4: July 22 - July 26 

Session 5: July 29 - August 2

Session 6: August 5 - August 9

Session 7: August 12 - August 16

Session 8: August 19 - August 23


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Counselors in Training

- Admission: The program only admits up to 8 campers per cohort. Determination is made based on an interview process and the quality of the application. Admittance is not guaranteed.

- Weekend Return: CIT’s will return home each weekend on Saturday morning and return by 11:30 AM on Sunday prior to camper admission.

- Activity Apprenticeships: Work hands-on with camp staff in our various departments including Waterfront, Sports, Wilderness, Art, and ECO.

-Customer Service Development: Gain customer service skills transferrable to future jobs.

- Red Cross Training: Train in ARC lifeguarding, CPR, and first aid. Certifications dependent on CIT ability to meet ARC standards and evaluations.

- Peer Mediation / Equity Training : Develop conflict resolution skills for managing interpersonal issues. Engage in discussions about equity, diversity, and inclusion.

- Feedback: CIT’s will receive feedback on their growth and performance as an apprentice in both an instructor and counselor role.

Applications are due by December 31, 2023 and must be submitted as a PDF to peconicdunescamp@cornell.edu. Click here to download an application.


PRICE:                 TBA

AGES:

Entering 11th grade and at least 16 years old by June 10, 2024


DATES:

TBA

Mini Camp

This program is for FIRST TIME CAMPERS who are not sure about a full week at camp. In the mini camp, campers will participate in a shorter week. Campers should pack for the week in case they are having to much fun and wish to extend their stay. Like the full week program. Youth are challenged to develop their skills and knowledge in our numerous activities such as: STEM, kayaking, snorkeling, wilderness skills, back-country cooking, fishing, archery, leadership skills, theater arts, music, multimedia, adventure trail, soccer, and basketball. Each evening has a special event planned including: opening campfires, scavenger hunt, and Turtle Games (Peconic Dunes’ version of color war). Camp runs Sunday through Wednesday morning. Ages 7 - 12 years old only!

PRICE: TBA
AGES: 7-12
DATES: TBA


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Last updated September 6, 2023