Columbia County Youth Bureau  

"Every Child, Every Day"

  Funded Municipalities

The following towns and villages applied and received 2023 annual funding from the Youth Bureau: 

Town of Austerlitz
Town of Chatham
Town of Ghent
Town of Hillsdale
City of Hudson/Oakdale
Town of Kinderhook

2023 Columbia County Summer Recreation
Program Information

Town of Ancram

Ruth Van Wagner, Director
Christine Mathers, Deputy Camp Director
Ancram Summer Camp
1416  County Rt. 7
Ancram, NY

Program Dates:
Ages: 4 Yrs to 12 Yrs
Cost of Program is free for residents of Ancram/Ancramdale/Boston Corners; $75 per week for non-resident children

Town of Austerlitz

Debbie Oleynek, Director
Spencertown Town Park
Rt. 203,
Spencertown, NY

Program Dates: 7/5/23 to 8/11/23  Monday thru Friday
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Ages: 4 yrs to 14 yrs
Cost: Town Residents $150
Out of town: $350

Town of Chatham

Michael West, Director
Crellin Park
2940 Rt. 66
Chatham, NY 12037

Program Dates: 7/5/23 to 8/11/23 Monday thru Friday
Time: 9 AM to 3 PM
Ages 4 Yrs to 12 Yrs

Town of Claverack

Alexandra Colwell, Director
Claverack Town Park
91 Church St
Mellenville, NY 12544

Program Dates: 7/10/23 to 8/11/23 Monday thru Friday
Time: 9 AM to 2 PM
Must be atleast 5 yrs of age and have completed Kindergarten

Town of Copake

Kaya Sindler, Director
Dakota Curtsinger, Asst. Director
Copake Park
305 Mountain View Rd.
Copake, NY 12516

2023 Program Dates:
July 5th -August 11th
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Monday thru Friday

Minimum: Child must have completed Kindergarten.
Maximum: age is 13

Residents: $100 per camper or $250/family
Non-Residents: $175 per camper or $350/family

Town of Germantown

Austin Sullivan, Director
Camp Palatine
50 Palatine Park Road
Germantown, NY 12526

2023 Program Dates: July 10th - 14th
July 17th - 21st
July 24th - 28th
July 31st-August 4th August 7th - 11th
August 14th - 18th 

Registration Deadline July 9th, 2023
Program Times:
9:00AM - 3:00PM 

Prerequisites: 1 year of school thru end of 6th grade 

Residents of Germantown & Clermont:  $225.00

Town of Ghent

Ghent Summer Recreation Program

Program Dates: 7/5/23 to 8/4/23 Monday thru Friday
Time: 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Greenport Town Park

Michaela Moratta, Director
Greenport Town Park
413 Joslen Blvd.
Hudson, NY 12534

Program Dates: 7/6/23 to 8/11/23 Monday thru Friday
Time: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Town of Hillsdale

Joe Raco, Director
Roe Jan Park
116 Old Rt. 22
Hillsdale, NY 12529

Program Dates: 7/10/23 to 8/18/23 
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Monday thru Friday
Ages: 5 Yrs (Kindergarten to 13 yrs

City of Hudson

Liz Yorck, Director
Oakdale Park
132 N. 6th Street
Hudson, NY 12534
Extreme Weather Location: MC Smith Elementary School
102 Harry Howard Ave
Hudson, NY 12534

Program Dates: 7/3/23 to 8/11/23 (Closed 4th of July)
Monday thru Friday
Time: 9 AM -2:30 PM
Cost of Program: Free for campers that live in the City of Hudson; Outside of city but in Hudson City School District: $50 for first camper, $20 for each additional child in household; Outside of School District: $100 for first camper, $20 for each additional child in household
Age: 5 to 13 *Registration is currently closed for ages 5-6

Town of Kinderhook

Bob Hanna, Director
Andrea Balli, Asst Director
Town of Kinderhook Summer Camp Program
State Farm Road
Valatie, NY 12184

Program Dates: 7/5/23 to 8/22/23 Monday thru Friday
Ages: Kindergarten to 7th Grade
Time: 9 AM to 3 PM

Town of New Lebanon

Robert Long, Director
Shatford Park Pavilion
170 Old Post Road
New Lebanon, NY 12125

Program Dates: 6/26/23 to 8/18/23 Monday thru Friday
Time: 8 AM - 4 PM
Ages:  Kindergarten(fall)  thru age 13
Cost of program is based on where taxes are paid, how many children are enrolling, and when fees are paid.
Registration deadline: June 5th

Town of Livingston

Renee Grezkow, Director
518-851-9441 ext 311
Livingston Recreation Park
Summer Camp Program
63 Lockwood Road
Livingston, NY

Program Dates: 6/26/23 to 8/4/23
Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Ages: 5 Yrs to 12 Yrs
Cost of Program: Residents of Town of Livingston $25; Out of Town Residents: $150
Registration: May 20th 10 AM -1 PM at the Park.