These are some scheduled 2011 open houses at Suffolk summer camps. Call to confirm dates and times.

AMAGANSETT

Sportime, 320 Abrahams Path (P.O. Box 778), 631-267-3460, sportimeny.com. Ages: 3 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Preschool and multisport programs provide campers with professional instruction and friendly recreation; activities include basketball, soccer, hockey, swimming, arts and crafts, and more; also offers specialties in tennis, basketball, roller hockey and volleyball. Note: Also in East Quogue, Kings Park, Lynbrook, Massapequa, Roslyn, Syosset and Bethpage locations. Note: open house June 11

BABYLON

Destination Science Camp,
Locations: Babylon, Commack, Oakdale, Sayville, Smithtown and Stony Brook, 888-909-2822, destinationscience.org. Ages: K- 6 grade. Fees: $359 weekly, $718 two weeks, $1077 three weeks, $1436 four weeks. Specialty: The camp builds a love of science starting at an early age. New programs as The Amazing Space Race, Wild Extreme Physics Fun and Techno Robot Creators (where kids can learn about robot science while creating their own mega-bots). Note: Older children, grades 7-11, can participate as camp leaders.

BAYPORT

Camp Edey, Suffolk County Girl Scout Camp, 1500 Lakeview Ave., 631-472-1625, camp@gssc.us. Ages: grades 1 to 9. Fees: $250 a week. Specialties: A girls-only full-day camp with on-site swimming as well as nature, crafts, sports, boating and fishing programs, theme weeks and talent shows. Note: Transportation is an additional $30 a week; meals are included; before- and aftercare available; open houses: 12:30 to 2 p.m. March 20 and April 10, 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 11 and 23

BAY SHORE

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Great South Bay YMCA Day Camp, 200 West Main St., 631-665-4255, ymcali.org. Ages: 3 to 15. Fees: $290 to $990 per session. Specialties: On-site swimming; offers Sports Camp, Teen Camp, Youth Camp, Kiddie Camp, CIT program and Performing Arts Camp; full day, half day and two- and three-day weeks. Note: Transportation available; open houses: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 6, 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 10

CENTER MORICHES

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck. Chet Swezey Road, 631-878-1070, camppaquatuck.com. Ages: 6 to 21 Specialties: A resident summer camp designed for young people with special needs whose mission is to help children and adults achieve equality, dignity, and maximum independence through a safe and quality program of camping, recreation and education; campers participate in typical summer camp activities, such as arts and crafts, talent shows, cookouts, swimming and boating. Note: Open house 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 2.

COMMACK

Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center Camp Wonderland, 74 Hauppauge Rd., 631-462-9800. suffolkycamps.org. Fees: Call for rates. Ages: Wonderland 2- to 5-year-olds, Young Adventurers for grades 1 to 4. Specialties: Coed full- and half-days camp with on-site swimming, arts and crafts, music, pony rides and more; there is a new Young Adventurers Camp on site for children in grades 1 to 4 with swimming, golf, tennis, basketball, arts and crafts and trips. There's also Junior Camp, Tween Camp, Sports Camp, Travel Camp and more (see Wheatley Heights listing). Note: Transportation is an additional fee; open houses: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 6 and 27, March 6 and 20, April 3

DIX HILLS

Park Shore Country Day Camp. 450 Deer Park Rd., 631-499-8580, parkshoredaycamp.com. Ages: 2 to 14. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full-day camp; also midday for preschoolers; there are three on-site heated swimming pools; there are sports, nature, music, performing arts, dance, a ropes course, wall climbing, bungee trampoline, a sports track program, arts and crafts and an in-line skate park. Note: Transportation and a hot lunch program are available; open houses from noon to 3 p.m. weekends starting Feb. 5. 

EAST HAMPTON

Camp Karole at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane (P.O. Box 5107), 631-324-3510, ext. 208, 631-324-9858, jcoh.org, camp@jcoh.org. Ages: 3 to 11. Fees: See website or call. Specialties: On-site swimming; also offers horseback riding, arts and crafts, kayaking, drama, singing, swimming and nature trips. Note: Call about transportation; open house: 12:30 p.m. Feb. 13

Future Stars Sports Camp. Main office: 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, 516-876-3490, fscamps.com. Ages: 6 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Tennis. Note: See Southampton listing for open house details.

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YMCA East Hampton RECenter, 2 Gingerbread Lane, 631-329-6884, ymcali.org. Ages: 3 to 15. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Kiddie Camp, Youth Camp, Arts Camp, Soccer Camp and Quest Camp; "Fantastic Family Day Camp" is a Saturday program for the whole family; Youth Camp offers weekly full-day programs, and Kiddie Camp offers two-, three- or five-day programs; on-site swimming, sports, arts and crafts and general activities. Note: Open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 18 

EAST NORTHPORT

Gan Israel Day Camp, 178 Cedar Rd., 631-656-6240, campgi.com, chanie@campgi.com. Ages: 2 to 15. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full- and half-day camp with sports, weekly trips, drama, swim lessons, crafts, ceramics, outdoor living skills, theme weeks, and stories, games and spirited songs. Note: Meals included; transportation available; before and aftercare available; open house: noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 13, March 6 and May 1

EAST SETAUKET

The Laurel Hill School Summer Program, 201 Old Town Rd., 631-751-1154, laurelhillschool.org, info@laurel hillschool.org. Ages: 3 to 14. Fees: Varies. Specialties: Full-, half- and mini-day programs; camp has four heated in-ground pools; offers sports, drama, teen shop, Club 456, CIT, preschool and more. Note: Transportation available; meals optional; open house from 1 to 3:30 p.m. March 27 

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EAST QUOGUE

Sportime, Rte. 104, 631-653-6767, sportimeny.com. Ages: 3 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Preschool and multisport programs provide campers with professional instruction and friendly recreation; activities include basketball, soccer, hockey, swimming, arts and crafts, and more; also offers specialties in tennis, basketball, roller hockey and volleyball. Note: Also in Amagansett, Kings Park, Lynbrook, Massapequa, Roslyn, Syosset and Bethpage locations; early registration discount at select locations; open house: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25 

HAUPPAUGE

Hidden Pond Day Camp. 660 Terry Rd., 631-232-3222, ext. 201, therinx.com, hiddenpond camp@therinx.com. Ages: 4 to 15. Fees: $1,948 for three-week program to $4,150 for eight-week program. Specialties: full- and half day (4-year-olds and kindergartners only); eight-week program, with a minimum of three weeks; on-site swimming (three heated pools), ice-skating, field sports, archery, climbing wall, go-karts. Note: Meals and snack included; open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 

HOLTSVILLE

Brookhaven Roe YMCA Day Camp Holtsville, 155 Buckley Rd., 631-289-4440, YMCAli.org. Ages: 3 to 13. Fees: $899 for three weeks. Specialties: Kiddie Camp (for ages 3 to 5) offers two-, three- or five-day programs; Youth Camp (for ages 5 to 13) offers weekly full-day programs; on-site swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and general activities. Note: Open house from noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 29, Feb. 26 and March 19 and from 6 to 8 p.m. March 29

HUNTINGTON

KIDZHITZ Band Camp, 304 Main St., Huntington Village, 631-470-9788. Ages: 7-17. Fees: $200 weekly and $520 monthly. Specialties: Weekly Workshops 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This program is designed to teach children about music theory and ultimately how to write, record and perform their own songs. At the end of each week there will be a concert performed by the students.

West Hills Day Camp, 21 Sweet Hollow Rd., 631-427-6700, westhillscamp.com, info@westhillscamp.com. Ages: 3 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Full-, half- and three-day (for ages 3 and 4); on-site swimming (seven heated pools), sports, fishing, boating, dance, yoga, computers and more. Note: Transportation and snacks included; meals additional; open houses on weekends. Open house: April 16 and 17 from noon to 4 p.m.

HUNTINGTON STATION

Work of Heart, 3 Greenhills Rd., 631-673-7373, workofheartchildcare.com. Ages: 18 months to 8 years. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full and half days; two swimming pools, music, science, arts and crafts, dance and sports; aquatics team that specializes in swim safety and Red Cross-certified swim instruction for young children. Note: Open house from 1 to 3 p.m. March 6

KINGS PARK

Sportime, 275 Old Indian Head Rd., 631-269-6300. sportimeny.com. Ages: 3 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Preschool and multisport programs provide campers with professional instruction and friendly recreation; activities include basketball, soccer, hockey, swimming, arts and crafts, and more; also offers specialties in tennis, basketball, roller hockey and volleyball. Note: Also in East Quogue, Amagansett, Lynbrook, Massapequa, Roslyn, Syosset and Bethpage locations. Open house: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 27

MANORVILLE

Future Stars Sports Camp. Main office: 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, 516-876-3490, fscamps.com. Ages: 6 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: golf and tennis. Note: See Southampton listing for open house details. 

MELVILLE

Crestwood Country Day School, 313 Round Swamp Rd., 631-692-6361, crestwoodcountryday.com. Ages: toddlers to teen. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full-day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), mini-day (10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) and junior-day (9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.) programs, with four-, six- and eight-week sessions; seven on-site swimming pools, archery, challenge/rope courses, field trips, music, performing arts, team field sports, instructional swimming, recreational swimming, tennis, teen travel, aerobics/exercise, aquatic activities, arts and crafts, baseball/softball, basketball, bicycling/biking, climbing/rappelling, computer, dance, drama, football, golf, gymnastics, hiking, hockey, nature/environmental studies, soccer and team building. Note: Transportation included; air-conditioned transportation and facilities; open house: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Feb. 5 until June 19

Kenwal Day Camp, 100 Drexel Ave., 631-694-3399, kenwaldaycamp.net. Ages: 3 to 15. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full day, half day; on-site swimming (four heated pools), new inflatable water park, drama, sports, crafts, game room, bungee trampoline, slip-'n'-slide rides, ziplines, go-carts. Note: Transportation and meals available; open houses: noon to 3 p.m. every Sunday beginning Feb. 6, noon to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday from March 5 through the end of June

The New Driftwood Day Camp, 331 Mount Misery Rd., 631-692-6990, driftwooddaycamp.com, driftwooddaycamp@gmail.com. Ages: 3 to 15. Fees: $3,395 to $5,195 for four-week session. Specialties: Full day; on-site swimming, all sports, arts and crafts, go-carts, flying trapeze, drama. Note: Transportation available; meals included. Open House: Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. starting March 1.

Plainview Chinese Cultural Center, 313 Round Swamp Rd., 631-659-3900, http://plainviewccc.org. Ages: 5 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Chinese cultural programs with various activities, including tennis, golf, swimming, music and drama; children spend their mornings on Chinese cultural activities, including dance, yo-yo, arts and crafts and martial arts, and spend their afternoons participating in the Crestwood Country Day School's camp activities; also, one week of full-day Chinese cultural programming taught by teachers brought in from Taiwan. Note: Hot lunch provided; transportation available; open houses: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays

 MONTAUK

Pathfinder Country Day Camp, Second House Road (P.O. Box 807), 631-668-2080, pathfinderdaycamp.com, nancy@pathfinderdaycamp.com. Ages: 4 to 12. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full day; on-site swimming in heated pool, sports, American Red Cross lessons, art, drama, archery, tennis. Note: Door-to-door transportation included; Friday cookouts; open houses: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 28 and 29. 


RIVERHEAD

Renaissance Junior Camp, EEAC Community School of the Arts, 141 E. Main St., 631-369-2171, eastendarts.org, education@eastendarts.org. Ages: 9 to 14. Specialties: Sculpture, drawing, painting and more. Fee: Starting at $350. Theatre Camp includes a weeklong exploration of the fundamentals of theatrical performance, focusing on honesty, spontaneity, physicality and theatrical risk taking through a fun format of improv games and ensemble building exercises that will include stage combat, dialect work, miming and even juggling, all drawn from the instructor's experience as a professional theater actor and circus performer, July 19 to 23. Fee: $310. Jazz/Rock/Blues/Pop Camp is for young guitarists, bass players, drummers, horn, woodwind, piano players and even violinists. Available to children with one to two years' experience. Aug. 2-13. Fee: $650 Note: Open house from noon to 5 p.m. May 29 

Renaissance Kid Camp, 141 East Main St., 631-369-2171, eastendarts.org. education@eastendarts.org. Ages: 5 to 8. Fee: $615 for July 19 to 30. Specialties: A two-week program offering painting, sculpting and craft activities, music where campers sing, dance and musical instruments, and theater. Note: Daily snack provided; campers bring their own lunch in an insulated container; early morning and aftercare available. Note: Open house from noon to 5 p.m. May 29 

SMITHTOWN

Ivy League Day Camp, 211 Brooksite Dr., 631-265-4177, ivyleaguekids.com, info@ivyleaguekids.com. Ages: 2 to 15. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full-day, mini-day; on-site swimming (four heated pools), arts and crafts, challenge/rope courses, computer, field trips, performing arts, team field sports, instructional swimming, recreational swimming, travel/tour, aquatic activities, baseball/softball, basketball, bicycling/biking, camping skills/outdoor living, climbing/rappelling, Counselor Training (CIT), dance, drama, golf, gymnastics, hockey, horseback riding (English saddle), music, nature/environmental studies, photography, skating and tennis. Note: Extended day for working parents; transportation and meals included. Open houses: noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 29 and 30

Sweetbriar Nature Center Discovery Camps, 62 Eckernkamp Dr., 631-979-6344, sweetbriarnc.org. Ages: 3 to 14. Fees: $230 for members, $265 for nonmembers. Specialties: Full-day, half-day (preschool); no pool but sprinkler; nature hands-on activities, nature crafts, games and firsthand experiences with resident animals; Natural Wonders (preschoolers), Discovery Weeks (ages 5 to 10), Explorers Club (ages 11 to 14). Note: Open house from noon to 4 p.m. March 5

SOUTHAMPTON

Future Stars Sports Camp. Main office: 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, 516-876-3490, fscamps.com. Camp: 1370A Majors Path, Southampton, 631-287-6707. Ages: 6 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full-day, multi-sports and tennis. Note: Open house from 3 to 5 p.m. every Saturday starting Feb. 5.

SPEONK

Raynor Country Day School and Camp, 4 Mill Pond Path, 631-288-4658, raynorcountrydayschool.org/camp. Ages: 3-12.  Fees: Call for rates. Specialties:
Twelve-acre grounds offer sports fields, gymnasium, two heated pool aquatics center, air-conditioned school building houses our fine and performing arts program along with computer lab and many other program areas. Note: Transportaion is available; pizza parties twice a week included; open house: 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 14

ST. JAMES

Knox School Summer Adventures, 541 Long Beach Rd., 631-686-1600, knoxschool.org. Ages: Kindergarten to 10th, CIT program for 10th-graders. Fees: $495 to $561 a week with discount available for additional weeks. Specialties: In-ground pool, swim lessons, access to Long Island Sound, kayaking, sports, crafts, chess, science, drama, music and technology; tennis specialty camp; horseback riding specialty camp; baseball camp and Red Bull soccer camp. Note: Transportation and extended day available; lunch provided; open houses: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 5 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30

Harbor Country Day School Summer Camp and Workshops, 17 Three Sisters Rd., 631-584-5555, hcdsny.org, campharbor.org. Ages: 3 to 14. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full and half days; on-site swimming, sports, music, nature, arts and crafts, C.I.T. program. Note: open houses from 9 to 11 a.m. March 2, 1 to 4 p.m. March 20 and 9 to 11 a.m. April 27

STONY BROOK

SchoolPlus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Stony Brook University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 631-615-4215, schoolplusstonybrook.org. Ages: Preschool through grade 10. Fees: $16.50 a class for 18 classes (must sign up for the series). How to apply: Visit the website for information. No entrance exam required.
How it works: Students take classes in a variety of topics, including algebra, Russian and French. Take one class or more. The program offers 11 levels of math, five levels of science and physics, and more. About 165 children are enrolled, director Marina Polonskaia says.

The Stony Brook Summer Programs, 1 Chapman Pkwy., 631-751-1800, ext. 595, stonybrookschool.org, summer.programs@stonybrookschool.org. Ages: Children entering grades 1 to 12. Fees: $395 to $850 for two weeks. Specialties: Full day; offers specialty camps, including marine and environmental science, technology, academic, outdoor education and residential; also sports such as tennis, basketball, soccer, sailing, cross-training and golf, all in a Christian environment. Note: Open houses from 1 to 5 p.m. May 7 and June 4

Stony Brook University Summer Athletic Camps, Stony Brook University, Sports Complex, Nichols Road, 631-632-4550, stonybrook.edu/summercamps. Ages: 6 to 18. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Baseball, coed tennis, softball, girls' lacrosse, boys' lacrosse, girls' soccer, boys' soccer, football, strength and Conditioning, boys' basketball, girls' basketball, and volleyball camp. Note: Open houses from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 26, March 26, April 30 and May 14

Summer Camps at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook University, Sports Complex, Nichols Road, 631-632-4550, stonybrook.edu/summercamps. Ages: Ages 5 to 15. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Coed; June 27 to Aug. 19; on-site swimming; three hours of athletics and three hours of academics each day; camp academies: for children entering grades K to 11 specializing in one-week programs in the following categories: acting, chess; chess/medical (health science); culinary cookery; forensics; GBA (Game Builders Academies, video games); medical (health science)/athletic; sciences; band; dance. Note: Hot lunch and snack included; open houses from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 26, March 26, April 30 and May 14. 

WADING RIVER

Schiff Scout Reservation Cub World, Schiff Scout Reservation, Wading River Manor Road, Wading River. 516-797-7600, tamabile@bsamail.org, inquiry@trcbsa.org. Ages: Boys 7 to 10. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Sleepaway and full-day camp; on-site swimming, archery, crafts, sports, fishing and weekly special events. Note: Transportation and meals included; open house: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 11

WESTHAMPTON

Future Stars Sports Camp. Main office: 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, 516-876-3490, fscamps.com. Ages: 6 to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Tennis. Note: See Southampton listing for open house details.

WHEATLEY HEIGHTS

Cedarhurst JCC of the Greater Five Towns, Cedarhurst JCC of the Greater Five Towns, Camp location: 75 Colonial Springs, Rd., Wheatley Heights. 516-569-6733. Ages: Grades Kindergarten to 9th grade. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full day; on-site swimming, arts & crafts, sports, drama, archery, daily trips and extended trips out of state. Note: Door-to-door transportation; snacks available; open houses: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10, May 1 and June 5

Friedberg JCC Family of Camps. Camp location: Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights, 516-766-4341, friedbergjcc.org. Ages: grades K through 10. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full and half days (pre-school); on-site swimming, theater, special needs, pre-school, juniors, travel, horseback riding, sports, science, photography and more. Note: Transportation and meals available; open houses: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10 and May 15

Mid-Island Y Jewish Community Center. Camp location: Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights, 516-822-3535, miyjcc.org. Ages: Kindergarten to 16. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Full days, half days for preschoolers; on-site swimming, sports, travel, computers drama, CIT and teen travel; rope course and GAGA. Note: Air-conditioned transportation available; open house: 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. April 10.

Suffolk Y JCC Junior Day Camp, Henry Kaufman Camp Ground, Colonial Springs Road, 631-462-9800, ext. 105. Ages: Grades kindergarten to 5. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Three- and five-day programs; on-site swimming, sports, cultural arts. Note: Transportation included. Suffolk Y JCC Tween Camp. Ages: Grades 6 to 9. Specialties: Sports, swimming and travel. Suffolk Y JCC Sports Camp. Ages: Grades 4 to 9. Specialties: All organized sports and special trips. Note: Call about other camps (Theatre, Visual Arts, Travel, Special Needs); open houses: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 6 and 27, March 6 and 20, April 3 at 74 Hauppauge Rd. in Commack; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10, May 1 and 15 and June 5 at the campgrounds

USDAN Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, 185 Colonial Springs Rd., 631-643-7900, 212-772-6060, usdan.com, info@usdan.com. Ages: 6 to 18. Fees: $2,750 to $3,650 plus other fees. Specialties: Full day; on-site swimming, music, art, theater, creative writing, chess, ballet, jazz, band, chorus, daily concerts, recreation, creative and performing arts and more. Note: Transportation additional; open houses: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 23, March 27, April 20 and May 15

WYANDANCH

Wyandanch Youth Services, CAMP GAMBIA, 20 Andrews Ave., 631-643-5629, wyandanchyouthservices.org, swarren@wyandanchyouthservices.org. Ages: 5 to 13. Fees: $200 for five weeks. Specialties: Full day; coed; off-site swimming, crafts, computer lab, game room and sports. Note: Transportation for off-site swimming only; lunch provided; registration begins April 1; open house: March 1

YAPHANK

Brookhaven Country Day Camp, Long Island Ave., 631-924-4033, brookhavendaycamp.com. Ages: 3 to 15. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: Mini-days for nursery and kindergarten; on-site swimming, travel for teens, arts and crafts, drama and dance, boating and sports. Note: Transportation and meals additional; open houses: noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays starting March 5

Camp Sobaco, Suffolk County Girl Scout Council, German Boulevard, 631-472-1625, camp@gssc.us. Ages: Coed camp for children grades 1 to 6. Fees: Starting at $250 a week. Specialties: Full day; on-site swimming, arts and crafts, nature, sports, theme weeks. Note: Transportation $30 a week additional; meals included; before and aftercare available; open houses: 2 to 3:30 p.m. March 20 and April 10, 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 9 and 25