When school is out, SUMMER IS IN! Our summer program located in south Valley Stream is tailored to ensure each camper gets the most out of summer, and experiences everything camp has to offer. All this under the watchful, caring eyes of our dedicated staff. At Camp Barrett we pride ourselves on providing a summer experience that our campers will never forget. Our campers receive personalized attention from experienced instructors, counselors and activity specialists. 


Camp Barrett is located at Barrett Park on the corner of Jadwin Street and Cochran Place in South Valley Stream. Camp Barrett is a completely outdoor seven week summer camp for Incorporated Village residents and our Valley Stream Central High School residents. We offer an experience that combines sports, arts & crafts, dance, music, interacting with new friends and so much more!. The preschool and kindergarten programs modify activities to meet the needs of younger campers. Our afternoon clinics are offered to our campers entering 2nd, through 7th grade. This is a chance for kids to choose activities that they love. Campers will look forward to weekly events, such as Spirit Days, and Water Slide/Bounce House Wednesdays. The camp calendar is packed with special events, such as Color War, Carnival Day, the annual Camp Scavenger Hunt, Shaving Cream Wars  and some very special surprises!  We offer Early Care which starts at either 8AM or 8:30 AM and off-camp day trips such as Mini Golf, Bowling, Adventureland and attending a Mets Game.


Our trained staff create a safe, fun, welcoming environment where kids can be themselves to enjoy learning, playing, exploring, and socializing.The staff is thoughtfully comprised of teachers, educators, college graduates, college students and high school students. Our staff believes in providing campers with an incredible experience and is excited to be role models for your children during the summer. We are proud to have so many unbelievable people, including many returning staff working with us each summer. Camp Barrett is truly a wonderful place for children to spend their summer days laughing, making new friends and learning new skills.