“Nobody cares more about my child than the staff at Buckley. What more could a mom want?” – Camp Parent, New York City
Buckley Day Camp offers one of the highest staff-to-child ratios in the camping industry. With an overall ratio of approximately 1 staff to every 3 campers, we ensure that the needs of each camper and his/her family are met daily.
Did you know:
- Our retention rate for staff is over 65%. We continue to bring back the right staff each summer whose goal is to make each child’s experience at Buckley special.
- Each of our groups are led by a certified teacher and/or mature adult currently pursuing a graduate degree in education or similar field.
- Most of our counselors are former campers at Buckley. They keep coming back each summer because of their passion and dedication to the camp that gave them so much.
- Our leadership team has a mix of educators, mental health professionals and camp professionals with over 100 years experience in day and resident camps.