Buckley Day Camp’s Workshop Program gives campers the opportunity to participate in activities that they enjoy and choose themselves!  Our innovative program has been a part of Buckley Day Camp since our founding in 1984!  It includes diverse activities including sports, science, STEM, enrichment, performance and creative arts.  Through our workshop program, campers are able to discover new interests, learn new skills and have fun all at the same time!

To select your child’s workshop choices ONLINE, please click here to be directed to your Parent Portal. These forms will be located under the FORMS tab.

Sample Workshop Form

Workshop Descriptions

Fly through the air on Long Island’s longest zip line and climb through ropes courses. Both encourage communication and enhance self-confidence.

Get ready to make all sorts of awesome paintings from canvases with acrylics all the way to painting with tennis balls and melting crayons!

Stretch the boundaries of your imagination as you create your very own animated masterpieces! You will receive a DVD of your work at the end of your workshop.

Bullseye! Take aim!  Learn the basics of this popular sport.

Art can happen anywhere!  Help make Buckley beautiful with chalk designs, posters, bulletin boards and much much more!

From Marco Polo to water polo, campers will enjoy all the fun games the pool has to offer.

A grand-slam experience!  Learn the skills to become the next Mike Trout.

Learn to shoot like Lebron & dribble and pass like Chris Paul!

During this 4-week workshop, campers will audition and be a part of the Buckley play, Peter Pan.  At the end of the workshop, campers will perform the show for the entire camp, friends and family.  This is your chance to be a star!  Please note that you must be able to attend for the entire workshop.

Learn the art of modern calligraphy.  Learn the basics of decorative handwriting and lettering!  Make even the simplest words into works of art!

Checkmate!   Our chess program gives campers the opportunity to learn the basics of game play and strategy.

Campers will create fun projects out of clay. Some examples are food, flowers, bugs, and more!

Bon appetite young chefs! Chefs will explore the world of baking and cooking, while eating your creations!

Get ready to learn the newest dance moves while preparing a special show for the entire camp.

Focus… look, explore, and capture all of your favorite Buckley moments with the use of our digital cameras!

Make a splash! Dive into this exciting workshop to work on your skills. For beginners through advanced divers.

Make crazy creations using nothing but decorative duct tape.

Create art inspired by the many different cultures around the world!

Make your own bling in this gem of a workshop.  You’ll be the hit of the party with your home-made bracelets and necklaces!

Enter the fascinating world of Legos to design, create and build actual working robots.

Let your imagination come to life! Campers will work hands-on designing and constructing their own Lego creations.

Enjoy building Lego model sets? Then this is the workshop for you!

An introduction to martial arts and self defense!  No matter if you are a beginner or a black belt this workshop will provide you with new skills and challenges!

Combine all kinds of different styles of arts and mediums to make your very own masterpieces!  Let your imagination soar as you find out that with art there are no limits!

This action-packed workshop offers campers the chance to compete in a variety of sports.

Using the techniques of paper mâché learn to make your own bowls and sculptures.  Finish your creations by decorate you creations with acrylic paint and glitter.

Explore a variety of ways to decorate and create using blocks,  etchings,
and incorporating everyday objects to create multiple prints!  Make your own
greeting cards, design your own notebook cover and make artwork you can
trade with your friends and share with your whole family!

LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 – Develop camper’s competencies through hands-on projects covering key science topics, engineering and technology. Improve problem solving, critical thinking, communication, collaboration and integrate the use of relevant digital tools to improve thinking skills.

10… 9… 8… Build and paint your own model rockets and prepare them for launch.  Your career as the next NASA astronaut begins here!

This fun and educational hands-on workshop allows campers to jump into the interactive world of science.

Design, decorate and organize your very own scrapbooks.  A perfect place for all of your camp memories!

Learn the tricks of the trade of this popular sport.

Game! Set! Match! Start your journey to Wimbledon here. Our tennis instructors will teach beginners the basic of the game and give more seasoned players some new tips and tricks!

Lights, Camera, Action! Feel what it’s like to be in the director’s chair!  Work together with other campers to make your own miniature films!

Learn how to sand, hammer and create in this hands-on workshop where campers design and assemble their own project.