Ah, summer camp memories — making new friends, trying new activities and eating ever-so-delicious camp food. Here’s your chance to relive the glory and introduce your kids to the magic all at the same time. Plan a trip to a family camp that will allow both you and the kids to get in on the fun. These seven spots are all within driving distance of NYC.
If your family loves being on the water, then Camp Hi-Rock is the family camp for you. Your family will be able to relax on the beach or go boating or water-skiing on the lake. Don’t know how? Don’t worry they will teach you. Your can also exercise your family muscle and tackle the high-ropes course or the climbing tower. Hi-Rock also offers you your choice of lodging, from private rooms that sleep a family of 5 to basic rooms that sleep 12, perfect if you have a large family or are willing to share with strangers.
Where: 162 East St., Mount Washington, Ma
Dates: Aug. 18-24
Cost: Adults/$38-$45 per night, Kids 7-11/$21-$25 per night, Kids 3-6/$10 per night, food is an additional $3-$8.50 depending on age
Ages: All ages
Distance from NYC: 2.5 hours
Photo courtesy of Camp Hi-Rock
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