Long Island summer camps

Campers put on a musical at Great South

(Credit: Great South Bay YMCA)

If you think it's too early to start planning for summer camp, think again. This is the time of year to research, attend open houses and enroll your children into day or sleepaway camps. And we've made it easy for you! Here, a guide to some of the best summer camps on Long Island in both Nassau and Suffolk.

Compiled by Jennifer Berger and Beth Whitehouse

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    Visitors to the Nassau County Museum of Art

    Nassau County Museum of Art Summer Camp Museum, Art, Children's, Kids 1 Museum Dr. off Northern Blvd. Roslyn Harbor Ages: 5-13. Call for rates.

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    Beth Sholom Day Camp in Roslyn Heights. (May

    Beth Sholom Day Camp Kids 401 Roslyn Rd. Roslyn Heights Ages: 3 to 15. Call for rates and a tour.

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    Friends, from left, Mason Adelman, Miles Adelman, Matthew

    Buckley Country Day Camp Kids 2 IU Willets Rd. Roslyn Ages: 18 months to 15. Call for rates. Open house: By appointment seven days a week.

  • Camp Friedberg Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds Colonial Springs Rd. Wheatley Heights Camp location: Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds. Ages: 2 to 16; grades K to 4 at campgrounds. Open houses: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 27 (rain date May 4), May 18 (rain date June 1).

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    Justin Vishnik enjoys ziplining at Camp Jacobson at

    Camp Jacobson at Robin Hood 340 Wheatley Rd. Old Westbury Ages: 3-16. Call for rates. Open houses: 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 2; call for additional dates and tours.

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    Destination Science Camps Kids Cradle of Aviation Museum 1 Davis Ave. Garden City Locations: Garden City, Jericho, Manhasset, Merrick and Wantagh. Ages: K-6 grade. Open house: Call for dates

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    Campers having fun at Discovery Summer, Center for

    Discovery Summer, Center for Science Teaching and Learning Preserve 1450 Tanglewood Rd. Rockville Centre Ages: 4 to 12. Check website for fees. Open house: 10 a.m. to noon March 15.

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    Friends Academy Summer Camps Kids Duck Pond Rd. Locust Valley Ages: 2 to 15. Check website for fees. Open house: Saturdays, call for tour

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    Campers playing lacrosse at the Future Stars Day

    Future Stars Day Camp - Farmingdale State College Kids Farmingdale State College 2350 Broadhollow Rd. Farmingdale Ages: 6 to 16. Fees starting at $355 a week. Open house: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25 and March 8.

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    Campers enjoying gymnastics at the Future Stars Day

    Future Stars Day Camp - Old Westbury Kids SUNY College at Old Westbury 223 Store Hill Rd. Old Westbury Ages: 6 to 16. Fees starting at $355 a week. Open house: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25 and March 8.

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