Summer Camps

Make it a Summer of AMAZING! 

Sign your child up for a fun and active summer at the City of Rochester’s ArtSmart and Youth Sports Camps. Camps are open Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., July 1 – August 23, for youth ages 6 – 13 at the unbeatable price of $100/week*. For more information visit call 428-6755

A diverse group of friends, caring staff, affordable prices and convenient locations are just a few reasons to choose R- Center Camps this summer.

ArtSmart Summer Camp, nestled in the heart of beautiful Cobb’s Hill Park, offers youth ages 6-13 fun-filled summer of learning through the arts and creative expression. Music, dance of many genres, visual art, photography, improv and more are presented at an introductory level to meet the interests of Art Smart’s eager participants. Youth are encouraged to set their imaginations free by expressing themselves in a way that suits their own unique style. ArtSmart includes group games and outdoor activities in a spacious, inspiring, outdoor play area. Field trips to exciting and educational Rochester attractions add to the fun. ArtSmart culminates in a final creative showcase and family celebration.

Great Adventures Summer Camp
New this summer, gear up for fun discoveries and expeditiions with Great Adventures Summer Camp at the LaGrange R-Center. Campers will embark on countless adventures and have the opportunity to pursue a variety of interests in themes related to the natural environment and other applications in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the arts, and sports. Weekly field trips bring lessons to life intertwining play and engaging learning.

Youth Sports Camp
Youth Sports Camp, located in the historic Genesee Valley Park, offers participants the opportunity to expand their knowledge of and participate in an endless variety of sports. Each week, a different sport is featured with current and former professional athletes visiting often to add their expertise to their sport of choice. Past guests have included basketball with retired pro-ball player Glen Hagen, Soccer with Nicole Hercules of Flower City Soccer, baseball with Dave Valle, CrossFit training and football with one of the founders of Next Level and Beyond Football. With a special focus on aquatics and water safety, participants may attend swim instruction daily and have the opportunity to participate in the annual summer Aqua Fest. Teamwork, mentorship, sportsmanship and positive behavior on and off the field is emphasized as positive character building qualities that are the foundation for a successful future. Youth also enjoy field trips and have a chance to meet professional athletes.

Why Not Try Them All?
Can’t decide between ArtSmart, Great Adventures Summer Camp and Youth Sports Camp? Sign up for a different camp each week! All camps are offered for youth ages 6 through 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, July 1 - August 23 at the affordable rate of $100 per week for city residents, and $145 per week for those living outside the city. Siblings can join in the fun at a $25 discount. Breakfast and lunch are included at all camps.

Get Started
Don’t miss out on these great programs, they fill up fast! To sign-up, download an application below or call 428-6755 for more information.



*$100 per week for city residents and $145 per week for those living outside the city. Additional siblings can join in the fun at a $25 discount.

 Download an application
 Download an information packet   

Questions? Call 428-6755.