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Due to COVID-19, BCAP has been cancelled for the 2020 season. But check out our updates for BCAP at Home!

Please note we only have a limited number of spots with financial aid available.

BCAP Summer Camp is an award-winning day camp for kids ages 7-12 (grades 2-7). During our two-week summer program, Adventurers visit two institutions on our Cultural Campus each day, where they explore our annual theme through games, experiments, creative arts, and exploration. Our team of experienced educators and counselors are committed to helping our Adventurers grow-- intellectually, socially, personally, and creatively-- in our safe, welcoming, and FUN camp community.

Registration for Summer 2021 will open in Winter.

Theme & Curriculum

Each year educators from the six member institutions collaborate with the BCAP Director to create a curriculum of fun new activities that weave connections between the arts, nature, history, culture, technology, literature, and science. Check out some higlights from past years here.

A Day at Camp

View a sample daily schedule and a sample 2-week schedule.


Choose ONE 2-week session when you register.

For example, Summer 2020 dates were:

  • Session 1: July 6 - 17
  • Session 2: July 20-31
  • Session 3: August 3-14


9:00 am-3:30 pm

  • Free early drop-off at 8:00 am
  • Limited space in Stay&Play aftercare from 3:30-6:00 pm


Drop-off and pickup will be at Brooklyn Museum, Education Gallery, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY, 11238. 2/3 train to the Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum


  • Session 1: $725 (10 days) 
  • Session 2: $725 (10 days) 
  • Session 3: $725 (10 days) 

Online payment with credit card preferred. Payment plans available. Check or money order must be made out to "Brooklyn Public Library."  Stay&Play aftercare is $225.

About our Staff

Each of our camp groups is paired with a fantastic team of 4-5 experienced counselors. Our staff represent the diverse Brooklyn community we serve. Most importantly, our counselors are fun, welcoming, and excited to be a part of the BCAP family. Check out the Jobs page for more details about our full team, staff qualifications and training, and jobs.

Our Partners

Bklyn Public Library, logoBrooklyn Museum, logoWildlife Conservation Society, logoBrooklyn Botanic Garden, logoBrooklyn Childrens Museum, logo  Prospect Park Alliance, logo

2020 Guest Partner

Brooklyn Navy Yard logo

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