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Hofstra University is a private university near New York City. Its enrollment is approximately 13,000 students. It offers a wide range of degrees with a well-known law school and many research centers and institutes. Alumni include director Francis Ford Coppola. 

Summer Camps at Hofstra University

Specialty Camps are day camps for children entering grades K–9. Each camp is a two-week session and campers choose a specialty for a half-day and the rest of the day is spent in recreational sports, games and swimming. Specialties include:

  • Academics Subjects (Marine Biology, Science or Writing)
  • Arts (Acting, Dance, Fine Arts or Musical Theater)
  • or Athletics (Adventure, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Dodgeball, Golf, Soccer or Tennis)

Learning Institute offers more academic focused options:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Computer Animation
  • Forensic Science
  • Rasberry Pi Programming
  • Robotics
  • Video Game Development
  • and more
Part of the day includes recreation and swimming. This option is for grades 6–9 and is a two-week day camp with several sessions.

Session 4 offers a wide range of camps in sports, Pep band, dance, cartooning, ecology, foreign languages, marine science, Minecraft and more. It is a week long session with an overnight option.

PreCollegiate Career Discovery Institute is focused on an introduction to careers in:

  • Aviation
  • Business
  • Culinary Arts
  • Engineering
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Professions
  • Languages
  • Law
  • Math
  • Photography
  • Science
  • Sports Journalism
  • Technology
  • Theater
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Video Production
  • Writing with a program in test preparation

Sports Academy camps are for grades 3–12 and are for students who want to focus on a sport for the full day. Sports offered are basketball, lacrosse, baseball, soccer, softball, cheer, dance, wrestling and volleyball.

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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Learning Institute (2-week)
Hempstead, NY
Varies $1,750 N/A
PreCollegiate Discovery (2-week)
Hempstead, NY
Varies $1,795 N/A
Session 4 (1-week)
Hempstead, NY
Varies $850 $1,375
Specialty Camps (2-week)
(Art,Writing,Marine Science,Musical Theater,
Hempstead, NY
Varies $1,575 N/A
Baseball Camps, ages 7-15
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Boys Soccer Camps
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Coed Cheer
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Coed Volleyball
Hempstead, NY
Varies $1,325 N/A
Girls Lacrosse Camps
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Joe Mihalich Elite Boys Basketball Camps
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Kelly Olsen Dance Academy
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Krista Kilburn-Steveskey Basketball Camps
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Lioness Softball
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Seth Tierney Boys Lacrosse Camps
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A
Wrestling Camps
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A