School Holiday Camps

Special Chancellor's Day Program
at the Downtown Community Center!

Spend the day (9am to 5pm) at the Downtown Community Center, enjoying art, games, and more! Children must be currently enrolled in our after-school programs to participate. Space is limited.

Students should bring a bag lunch, bathing suit and towel. We'll take care of everything else!


Winter, Midwinter and Spring Recess

We provide full-day coverage for K-5 graders from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm during school breaks in December, February and April. Our holiday camps are open to children from all schools, and take place at P.S. 89, where we have a full gym, theater, cafeteria, schoolyard, art room, dance studio, library and classrooms, filled with our friendly and familiar staff. All grades will swim every day at our Downtown Community Center.

Program Information
  • Drop-off: P.S./I.S. 89 between 8:30 and 9:00 AM
  • Pick-up: P.S./I.S. 89 between 5:00 and 5:30 PM
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided, but you may choose to pack a lunch that will be refrigerated for your child.
  • Anyone picking up your child must be listed on your application and present photo ID.
  • Please send your child to the camp with sneakers and gym-appropriate clothes, as well as a bathing suit and towel

Tuition for Each Session 
1 to 3 days: $100 per day
4 or more days: $85 per day

Please make all schedule changes at least one week prior to the start of camp. There are no refunds for unused or cancelled days. Payment must be sent with your registration form. There is no registration fee.

Contact Information
To sign up for the program, please go to Registration.

Manhattan Youth Office: (212) 766-1104 x265 or email Constance Tarbox for schedule changes prior to the start of camp.

Manhattan Youth at P.S./I.S. 89: (212) 571-2392 to speak with the Program Director during the Holiday Camp Session.


December 23 - 31

February 18 - 21

April 14 - 22