amazing summer camp experiences
The Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds (HKC), a facility for children’s day camps, has enabled hundreds of thousands of children to have fun-filled summers since 1953
Home to 11 independent JCC affiliated day camps
HKC is home to the summer camps run by JCCs and YM-YWHAs in the greater New York area. Today there are 11 different camps that call the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds home serving families from all over New York City, Long Island, and Rockland and Westchester counties.
At the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
Each summer we hire 200+ aspiring leaders
To join our Aquatics and Maintenance staffs. Our summer staff are on the front lines of ensuring that the 5000+ campers who come to camp every day have great experiences.
Our dedicated staff are there to support the camps that call HKC home and their campers and counselors and camp communities.
To enhance the day camp experience and provide a safe environment
Together, with UJA-Federation of New York, we are One Camp Community.