Merrick, NY 11566 (map)
Since 1956, family-owned Merrick Woods has been providing exceptional summer experiences for Long Island families. Located on a beautifully shaded 6-acre campus in North Merrick, Merrick Woods has three heated swimming pools and an additional 12 acres of athletic fields. Activities include all sports, two daily swims, 14 arts and crafts shops, music, tennis, gymnastics, dramatics, a ropes challenge course and a “Tower of Power” with a 60-foot zipline. Merrick Woods offers three- or five-day programs for campers through 4th grade, a special Tween Program for 5th and 6th graders, and daily and multi-day trips for teenagers. Counselors are highly trained and dedicated to making each camper’s summer happy, safe and memorable. For more than 50 years, Merrick Woods has stressed the development of social, emotional and physical growth. Four- and eight-week sessions run from June through August. Call for an appointment and/or further information.
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