Residential Summer Camps in Upstate New York

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Long Lake Camp For The Arts:
Situated in Adirondack Park, just 90 minutes from Albany in northern New York State, Long Lake Camp For The Arts provide a wide range of 3-week and 6-week co-ed residential summer camp programs for kids and teens ages 9-16. Campers from all around the world choose Long Lake Camp for its perfect size and unique creative programs including Acting, Theater, Fine Arts, Music and Rock summer camps.

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About Long Lake:

Welcome to the warmest, friendliest camp on earth! Long Lake Camp For The Arts is an oasis for creative campers since 1969. We have combined the very best performing arts camp and fine arts camp, together offering you the summer of your life. You concentrate on what you love best. Your summer is 100% customizable by you with our help.

Our Aim:
Our aim is to provide a sense of belonging to campers from all over the world in a nurturing environment to create, learn and grow. Our campers help and inspire each other rather than compete. We provide the means to explore exciting new ideas and balance them with traditional summer fun.

Why Choose Long Lake Camp For The Arts?


- Home Away From Home
Ideally located in The Adirondack Park, our majestic campus and your new friends quickly make Long Lake Camp your home-away-from-home. You will be supported by our 145 spectacular staff to ensure you get everything you need.

- Nurturing, Creative Environment
We provide a nurturing environment where you will improve your skills and learn completely new ones at your own pace. Exciting and challenging classes, numerous stage performances each week, and unlimited studio time generates an electric atmosphere.

- Experiences of a Lifetime
At Long Lake Camp For The Arts, every day is perfect because you combine activities you love with friends that will last a lifetime. Long Lake Camp combines all these great activities for you in one place.

Performing Arts Summer Camp Programs for Kids & Teens Ages 9-16:

- Theater Camp
- Acting / Drama Camp
- Music Camp (Orchestra, Jazz, Rock, Vocals)
- Fine Arts Summer Camp
- Dance Camp (Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap...)
- Summer Rock Camp Program
- Filmmaking Camp
- 3-Ring Summer Circus Camp

Sports / Activities Summer Camps:
- Recreational Sports Program
- Watersports Camp (Wakeboarding, Water-skiing, Tubing)

- 3 and 6-week sessions available. Ages 9-16 for girls, 10-16 for boys 

Camper Testimonials:
"At Long Lake, I have been a rock star, a magician, a beauty pageant host, a sailor, a superhero, dancer, and 20 minutes ago, a cook. I have experienced things in 3 weeks I never thought I would have experienced during my whole life. Thanks to what I consider a hugely supportive family."
- Paul, 3 years at Long Lake

"I've been coming to this camp for three weeks for almost half of my life, and whatever the next years have in store, I know that because I came to this camp, I am a stronger, brighter, better person than I ever was".
- Alyssa, 7 years at Long Lake

"When I came my first time 3 years ago, to LLC, I almost didn't speak a word of English. I quickly realized that thanks to the welcoming love of Marc and Susan, Geoff and Carolyn, all the other staff and the wonderful campers, there really was no need to be scared at all. Although I live across the ocean, I made some of my best friends here in LLC".
- Beni, 4 years at Long Lake

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Address: Long Lake Camp For The Arts, Adirondack Park, Upstate New York, New York , USA
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Summer Tech Camps for Kids & Teens ages 7-18:

iD Tech Camp:
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iD Programming Academy:
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Courses / Programs
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