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SUMMER CAMPS Every day's a holiday at the Hampton Country Day Camp! “N o more teachers, no more books!” But plenty of free time on kids and par- ents hands as we sail into the first full month of summer. Why not fill that time with camps and lessons that entertain, enlighten, educate and occupancy your precious little ones these next two months. Here’s a great list to start your search.   SUMMER DAY CAMP Looking to give you kid a well-rounded summer vacation? You can do no better than the East End’s largest space for keeping your kids smiling. Located on 10 plus acres on Buckskill Road in East Hamp- ton the HAMPTON COUNTRY DAY CAMP 516- 656-4215 offers campers 3-11 an almost unlimited variety of activities, sports and play opportunities in a state-of-the-art facility. Sports offered include swimming, tennis, basketball, soccer, softball, hock- ey, Ga-Ga, wooded and grass play grounds. Add plenty of arts and crafts, indoor recreation center a spacious dining hall and you have all the amenities any kid could crave! Need a ride? They offer door- to-door transportation from here to there. For four generations moms and dads have trust- 36 | Montauk Life | JULY 2018 ed their kids to Montauk’s best loved summer camp. Located on the Lake PATHFINDER DAY CAMP 631-668-2080 treats kids to summer the old-fash- ioned way with plenty of time in the great Montauk outdoors swimming, kayaking, playing ball, boating and tennis. Combine that with a healthy dose of arts and crafts, drama and special events and you’ve got the kind of well rounded experience that enriches a child’s mind, body and spirit. Campers can enroll for the whole month or chose weekly sessions. Just here for the weekend? There are daily member- ship available, too. Looking to enroll more than one child? Enjoy sibling discounts for 4 week member- ships, too! Back in East Hampton kids 2 ½ to 7 experience a magical time at THE COUNTRY SCHOOL 631- 537-2255. Where they are encouraged to explore new activities, create lifelong friendships, develop their athletic skills, work together as a group, share thoughts and ideas and express individual creativ- ity. Their state-of-the-art facilities include a 6000 sq, ft, sunny club house with 5 individual classrooms, gym, art/science rooms and kitchen. Outside are three playgrounds, a sports field, shady picnic area, giant sandbox and a heated pool. Choose from weekly half day or full day sessions. Sounds like so much fun you may want to enroll yourself!! One of the area’s oldest and best-loved summer camps is SANDY HOLLOW 631-283-2296. Since 1969 the Hughes family and their talented staff has entertained, enlightened and energized kids from 3 - 14. I should know, my two nieces spent a great sum- mer there in 1988. Had a blast!! Set on 3.5 peaceful, protected acres three miles west of Southampton Village this camp has a simple, wholesome motto: safety, fun and learning! And with a cornucopia of camp activities its easy to see how those aims are reached. Campers choose from softball, basketball, hockey, volleyball, tennis, yoga, swimming, arts and crafts, field trips and more special events than days in the week. Campers 2.5 & 3 have half-day sessions available from 1 to 9 total weeks while campers 4 to 14 spend the whole day over those same intervals. Camp fees include snacks, field trips, T-shirts and tote bags. Come enjoy a memorable summer of fun and friendship here. Also in Southampton FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMP 631-287-6707 has developed a stellar rep-