Boys Entering Nursery School (3 & 4 year olds)


Boys entering nursery school are part of the Junior Camp community – the side of camp affectionately called “The Champs”. Our youngest campers are cared for by adult staff and counselors who provide the perfect balance of nurture and fun. We intentionally keep our group sizes small so that each child receives lots of individual attention. The focus for the Bluejays is on making friends, developing independence and trying new things. The boys are transformed into seasoned campers in just one short summer!

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Junior Camp

A Home for Our Youngest Campers

I can’t begin to tell you how happy we are and how happy Wyatt is!!! Being surrounded yesterday by so many happy kids and such a positive environment was infectious. It was such a pleasure to remember what camp is meant for and how taking yourself away from your phone makes you remember when life was simpler. Thanks for all you do!

Allison S. • Parent

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Junior Camp Director

Laurie Selfon

Campers thrive in Junior Camp because of our patient, mature and nurturing staff, appropriately-sized facilities, and emphasis on being a good friend. Our staff is extensively trained, and our program is intentionally designed to encourage each group of campers to become a family. It is wonderful to see our Junior Campers grow over the course of one short summer!

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A Day in the Life of a Bluejay

Sample Schedule

It’s such a thrill to see our youngest campers experience everything that Ramaquois has to offer! The Bluejays’ program, for 3 &4 year olds, is designed to be well balanced. Each day features instructional swim, free swim, lunch and a balance between athletic and non-athletic activities. Their daily program is supplemented by exciting special events, making each day at Ramaquois truly unique!

Every day at Ramaquois is different, click here to view a different schedule!
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For Ramaquois Staff, It’s More Than Just a Summer Job

The Best Counselors

The Bluejays’ counselors are intentionally selected and carefully screened to work with our youngest campers. Each Bluejays group has at least three counselors, including a Mom. Additionally, an experienced Division Leader oversees all of the Bluejays groups. In Junior Camp, we focus on hiring staff that are mature, patient, empathetic, and positive role models.

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Each child has his or her own cubby, and every camper's bunk has bathrooms - little things that go a long way to making a child feel comfortable in a new place.

Like a Home Away From Home

Junior Campers thrive at Ramaquois because of big things like top-notch swim instruction and awesome special events. But sometimes, it’s the little things that make all the difference in the world. Our dedicated counselors re-apply sunscreen and encourage campers to drink water and use the bathroom. They encourage picky eaters to try new foods, and are vigilant about dietary restrictions.

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We post hundreds of photos on our Parents Only website each day. Junior Camp even posts a daily video! Think of it as a way to relive the camp day with your child!
Parents are also a part of the Ramaquois community!

A Place for Parents!

It can be difficult to get your child to tell you about everything that happened at camp. That’s why you have a dedicated point person - a Division Leader, to keep you up to date on everything that’s happening at camp. We’ll call and email about the good stuff!

Sending your child to camp should be easy! That’s why our camp vans stop directly in front of your home. We provide clean towels for every water activity. Plus, our campers wear Ramaquois shirts - for safety, camaraderie, and to make it easier for parents!

We're proud to be considered
one of the best day camps in New York!

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