Camp 2018

creative summer camp in new york city

CinemaKidz | where kids go to get creative


Summer Camp 2018 located at Pine Street School, FiDi

accessible by the 2, 3, 4, 5, N, and R trains

Weekly sign-ups: June 25th – August 10th

Running all themes every week


The Best Summer Media Camp For Kids In NYC


CinemaKidz offers the best DIY summer camp for kids ages 5-15.  Our trained professionals guide campers through the fundamentals of filmmaking and creative expression.  Whether your child has a passion for acting, costume design, using technology, or creating art with their hands, our camps are designed for everyone and every interest.  Our campers are encouraged to trust their imaginations and refine their unique vision at each stage of the creative process.Active Learning All Day” 

 A Child-Driven, Hands On Program” Our camps are age-appropriate, hands on, learning-by-doing, child-driven, team-oriented and fun for everyone!  Camps run from 9am to 4pm, with an optional extended day ‘til 5pm (additional cost applies).  We follow a school schedule to create a familiar environment for your child.  We take fun snack breaks, and go outside everyday with structured active play, rain or shine.  We are a nut free environment!  Children are asked to bring one or two snacks and a hearty lunch because we are active all day!

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Camp runs 9am – 4pm everyday throughout June and July.

*We offer Early Bird drop off beginning at 8am, as well as Late pick-up until 5:30pm

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Classic CinemaKidz Schedule

    • 9:00am:  Camp begins
    • 9:15 – 10:30: Make your props and set
    • 1030-1045:  Snack break
    • 1045-1145:  Storytelling storyboard challenge
    • 1145 – 1215: Lunch
    • 1215-130: Outdoor games and free-play
    • 130-145: Quiet time and optional snack
    • 145-345: Stop Motion Studio or Green Screen Adventure time
    • 400: Pick-up
Summer camp 2018



Cinessentials: creative filmmaking  

Best summer camps in brooklyn

In Cinessentials, children will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking in a positive, creative, and team-oriented setting.  Campers are encouraged to stretch their imagination and experiment with the basic techniques of filmmaking.  Children will work together in a collaborative environment to make several short films.

Every child will have a chance to be the Director, Costume Designer, Camera Person, Lighting Technician, and Script Supervisor.  Children work on original movie ideas, either writing them down or simply drawing out their visual tail.


filmmaking for kids

Once the film is in the can, the children will work in teams to edit the film and soundtrack using professional programs including iMovie, Final Cut Pro and more.  We make the process easy for all ages, and most importantly FUN!

Every session concludes with a film screening in the theater room, followed by an Academy Award Ceremony.  Each child gets a copy of the finished film.  Your child will have the experience of a lifetime making new memories with new friends!

Price: $550/week (group/sibling discounts available)

1-week session: M – F, 9a, – 4pm

Open to ages 7 – 13  

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Adventures in Animation

Stop-motion animation camp

Come explore the many techniques of stop-motion animation in our week long Animation-Bonanza camp! Our campers will have an opportunity to create abstract and narrative tales with a fun wide range of materials including: Legos, Play-doh, paper, cardboard, wood, found objects and more!  We teach  our movie-makers how to safely handle these materials and create amazing props for their films.

Campers will learn new skills while having fun!  The simple, hands-on technology allows children autonomy in the movie making process.


art classes for kids
Our camp curriculum encourages artistic experimentation, team work, problem solving and storytelling!  We group children by age and interest, so no matter what your child loves to do, they will have the time of their life and learn age-appropriate skills.

Price: $550/week (group/sibling discounts available)

1-week session: M – F, 9a, – 4pm

Open to ages 6 – 13  

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NYC Movie Adventurers 

DIY summer camp nycNYC Movie Adventurers aims to foster the Independent Creative Kid.  This camp focuses on freedom, creativity and teamwork.  Your child will gain a level of independence and confidence as they explore the most secret and amazing spots in New York City and the surrounding area.

Each day, campers will participate in a morning meeting to discuss the location and what sort of creative films they might want to make there.  We will safely travel to one amazing location each day and make a short film using professional cameras.  Previous location visits include: Floyd Bennet Field, Fort Tilden Beach, Steiner Studios, The Brooklyn Navy Yard, Staten Island Boardwalk, Orchard Beach, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, and many more hidden gems.  Every child will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking and how to use professional cameras outdoors and on the go.

There will be a special visit to a professional film studio located in New York City where campers will tour a real set in action.  Children will leave with life-long skills and a DVD of their short films.

Please Note: This camp is capped at 10 children to ensure an intimate, safe and engaging environment.

Price: $650/week (group/sibling discounts available) + the cost of a metro card

Ages 8-15

1-week session, 9am-4pm  

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