Arts Camp Poughkeepsie, NY Camp Hillcroft is a traditional summer day camp for kids ages 4-14 located on a beautiful facility in Dutchess County - close to home for Poughkeepsie, NY, parents and campers. Camp Hillcroft offers a variety of art activities for our day campers and is the perfect choice for local Poughkeepsie, NY, artists this summer! Our art program includes such exciting arts as; weaving, silkscreening, ceramics, enameling, scrapbooking, woodworking, and many more! Our instructors are highly trained and are wonderful at encouraging campers of all art skill levels to participate and improve upon their abilities. ..
A hugely popular area for obvious reasons (!) is Cooking at Camp Hillcroft. Campers learn all about the Food Pyramid, general nutrition and create wonderful snacks to eat! Cookies, pretzels, pizza and smoothies remain firm favorites every summer! 2nd-9th graders enjoy this program area very much. Under the instruction of our CIA (Culinary Institute of America) Graduate the campers not only enjoy yummy food but they experience the preparation work behind all the food that they create. After prepping and cooking the item of the day campers enjoy time at the end of each class and get to sample the food! ..