The December 1 application deadline for the 2022-2023 school year has passed. Applications submitted at this stage of the year will be reviewed on a case by case basis where we have openings and sliding-scale tuition is available. After receiving your application, we will follow up with you if we are able to bring you through the admissions process.
Manhattan Country School offers two summer programs, City Camp and Farm Camp, for current and incoming MCS students.

City Camp

City Camp is MCS’ summer program for children in the 4-5s through 9-10s, including new Lower School students joining the school in the fall. City Camp runs from July 5 to July 23, Monday through Friday, from 9:000 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register for City Camp Today!

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • Q: When is City Camp?

    City Camp runs for three weeks in July, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The 2021 program runs from July 5 to July 23.
  • Q: What will kids do at City Camp?

    City Camp uses MCS classrooms and local community resources, including Central Park and the Urban Assembly Community Garden, to provide enriching activities. Campers will work in pods with their counselors, exploring different parts of Central Park and Riverside Park, engaging in art, movement and science activities, and taking walking trips to local playgrounds, museums and theaters.
  • Q: Who works at City Camp?

    City Camp is staffed with MCS teachers  and seasoned Afterschool Staff who know Lower School kids well. If you have questions, please contact Christine Olszewski, Camp Director: 212 348-0952, ext. 230.
  • Q: What is the cost of City Camp?

    Plan ahead and save! Sign up by April 30 and pay $1,400 for all three weeks or $475 for individual weeks. After April 30, prices increase to $1,500 for three weeks or $500 for individual weeks. Save an additional 10% per child when you enroll siblings!
  • Q: How do I register my child for City Camp?

    Click here to register for City Camp. You will be required to submit your deposit with the registration. 

    Please Note: THE FEE LISTED FOR INITIAL REGISTRATION IS ONLY FOR THE DEPOSIT. The total fee for any session item will be listed in the item description. All charges for the remaining balance will be set up through your Smart account.  After your deposit is submitted, please make any additional payments to your Smart tuition account and alert zporter@manhattancountryschool.org.

Farm Camp

Farm Camp is MCS’ summer program for current students in the 9-10s through eighth grade at the Manhattan Country School Farm in Roxbury, New York. Apply for Farm Camp today!

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Q: When is Farm Camp?

    Farm Camp will operate in two sessions this year; Session One is one week and Session Two is two weeks. In order to follow health and safety guidelines, we will need to limit the total number of campers to fourteen in each session. 

    You are welcome to enroll your child(ren) in one or both sessions. 

    Tuition for Session One is $1,200 and will be held June 21-26, 2021
    Tuition for Session Two is $2,400 and will be held July 12-23, 2021
  • Q: What will kids do at Farm Camp?

    Campers participate in a host of activities at the MCS Farm. They tend the gardens; care for the animals (chickens, cows, pigs and sheep); explore fields, mountains and streams; bake pizza in our outdoor wood-fired oven; prepare ice cream with the Farm’s own naturally raised eggs, milk and yogurt; and prepare meals with our own beef, pork and chicken and organic vegetables.
  • Q: Who works at Farm Camp?

    Farm Camp is operated by the MCS Farm staff, the Farm Camp teacher, our Farm-based education intern and an MCS Farm alumni intern.
  • Q: What is the cost of Farm Camp?

    A sliding scale discount based on your current tuition rate is possible. There is also a $100 discount for siblings attending Farm Camp. Click here for full tuition rates.
  • Q: How do I register my child for Farm Camp?

    Click here to apply for Farm Camp. For health and safety reasons, enrollment is limited to 14 students each session.

Manhattan Country School

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