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If you're a parent who is looking for some free or low-cost summer camp options, there are a few around Buffalo and Western New York. Spots are filling up fast, so be sure to reach out to them soon.

1. Say Yes Buffalo Day Camps

ASAP Educational Program (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
406 Sycamore Street in Buffalo
8:30 am – 12:30 pm - Extended hours may be available at this site
Contact Pastor Zandra Lewis at (716) 842-2809 or asapep716@gmail.com for more information.

The Belle Center (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
104 Maryland Street in Buffalo
8:00 am – 3:00 pm - Extended hours may be available at this site
Contact Victor Montes at (716) 845-0485 or vmontes@thebellecenter.org for more information. Spanish speakers are welcome.

Matt Urban Center at Polonia Hall (Hope Center) (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
385 Paderewski Drive in Buffalo
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Contact Justin Larke at (716) 893-7222 or Jlarke@urbanctr.org for more information.

King Urban Life Center (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
938 Genesee Street in Buffalo
8:30 am - 12:30 pm - Extended hours may be available at this site
Contact Cheryl Williams-Manney at (716) 895-2050 or cwmanney@kingurbanlifecenter.org for more information.

Delavan Grider Community Center (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
877 East Delavan Avenue in Buffalo
8:00am - 12:00 pm
Contact Candace Moppins at (716) 896-7021 or metrocdc877@yahoo.com for more information. Spanish speakers are welcome.

Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo at Masten Clubhouse (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
397 Northland Avenue in Buffalo
8:00 am - 3:00 pm - Extended hours may be available at this site
Contact Julie Hernandez at (716) 825-1016 or jhernandez@bgcbuffalo.org for more information.

Boys & Girls Club of Northtowns at Town Clubhouse (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
54 Riverdale Avenue in Buffalo
8:00 am - 12:00 pm - Extended hours may be available at this site
Contact Christine Martin at (716) 873-9842 or cmartin@bgcnt.net for more information.

Police Athletic League of Buffalo at Johnnie B. Wiley Site (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
1100 Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo
8:00 am – 3:00 pm - Extended hours may be available at this site
Contact Nekia Kemp at (716) 851-4615 or policeathleticleague@city-buffalo.com for more information. Spanish speakers are welcome.

Police Athletic League of Buffalo at Martha Mitchell Community Center Site (Part of the Say Yes Summer Camp Program)
175 Oakmont Avenue in Buffalo
8:30 am – 3:00 pm - Extended hours may be available at this site
Contact Tara Craig at (716) 837-7954 or policeathleticleague@city-buffalo.com for more information.

For a complete list of Say Yes day camps, click here.

2. YMCA Buffalo Niagara Day Camps

From traditional camp experiences like arts & crafts and sports to specialized activities, our camps offer something for every kid to discover within themselves. ~ YMCA Buffalo Niagara

Delaware YMCA Camps
Independent Health YMCA Camps
Ken-Ton YMCA Camps
Lockport YMCA Camps
William-Emslie YMCA Camps

For a complete list of YMCA Buffalo Niagara day camps, click here.

3. Girls Scouts of Western New York

With a new series of over 50 outdoor programs for girls, summer camp is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Whether for a day, a week, or longer, Girl Scout camp gives girls an opportunity to grow, explore, and have fun in an all-girl environment under the guidance of caring, trained adults. ~ Girl Scouts press release

Day Camp - July 5 to August 13 at Camp Piperwood in Fairport
Day Camp - July 5 to July 23 at Camp Windy Meadows in Lockport
Resident Camp - July 5 to August 6 at Camp Seven Hills in Holland
Resident Camp - July 5 to August 6 at Camp Timbercrest in Randolph
Family Camp - July 30 to August 1 at Camp Seven Hills in Holland
Family Camp - July 23 to 25 at Camp Timbercrest in Randolph

Visit www.gswny.org or call 1-888-837-6410 for more information.

4. Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Programs

Over nine individual sports clinics are offered with instruction in the fundamental skill development for each sport. The program is open to all male & female residents in the metropolitan Buffalo & Lackawanna area between the ages of 6-16. These programs are offered at no cost. ~ Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Programs

Click here for more info on all the Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Programs for Summer 2021.

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