Unfortunately, there is still a piece of bad news coming: Governor Cuomo decided on sleep-away camps
Therefore, we are terribly sorry to confirm that our Summer Camp “Leader”, which was operating
Yeah, it was supposed to be a great summer full of fun, art, energy, amazing trips,
It is a difficult time we all have to go through. Wishing you optimism, wellness, good luck and please stay safe.
If you registered for the summer-2020, please check for the information letter that will be sent to your email
within the next few days. If you have not received a newsletter by email or if you have any questions, please email us
We appreciate your understanding and patience.
Best regards, Camp “Leader” team
Camp "Leader" is a truly extraordinary place! Camp "Leader" is a rare combination of fascinating recreation; educational programs in Russian, English, Spanish and Italian, mountain climate and beautiful surroundings, comfortable accommodation and exceptionally tasty 4 times daily nutrition, professional staff (teachers, coaches, animators, and stage-managers) and a large selection of entertaining and brain-building amusements – from sport games to staging movies!
2020 Best of East Branch Award Winner. Summer Camp "Leader" has been selected for the 2020 Best of East Branch Award in the Organizations category by the East Branch Award Program.
Summer Camp "Leader" will be open for 9 weeks in 2020: from June 21 to August 23, 2020.
Residential Summer Camp "Leader" for boys and girls 6 to 15 years old, located in the magnificent scenic area surrounded by Catskill Mountains. And it’s only 2 hours away from New York City. Camp “Leader" offers amazing opportunities for your children to enjoy truly inspiring and adventurous summer vacation.
Camp Leader welcomes children from all of America, as well as from Canada, Europe, Russia, Ukraine and other former USSR countries. Children from all over the United States attended our camp last summer —New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maryland, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Florida, Georgia, Arkansas, Alabama, and California sent us their brave pioneers. International guests came from Mexico, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Vladivostok, and Kamchatka).
For any inquiries, please contact us at: +1 (718) 916-4080
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Camp "Leader" is celebrating its 16th birthday in the summer of 2020! With the earlier capacity of 90 children Camp is expanding and coming season we will be able to accommodate up to 120 children. The Camp "Leader" provides a variety of opportunities – from great outdoor fun to development of children's skills of independent living and leadership, responsibility and self-reliance; learning sports and healthy lifestyle; and even weight normalization. Also, the special parts in the camp’s educational programs are classes in Russian, English, Italian and Spanish languages. These programs will allow your children not to only dive into a different culture environment, but also get to another level of knowledge and understanding of foreign language(s).
Camp "Leader" has got the professional cinema crew, film director, and video operator. We're making movies! Last summer our inspired children, also very talented as actors and screenplay writers, created seven short-footage films. In the variety from Godfather and Romeo and Juliet to Batman and Bollywood movies - all of these films, as well as various camp videos are available on our Youtube channel.
The minimum duration of the camp stay is 2 (two) weeks.
Here at the Camp “Leader” we encourage children to participate in a broad range of activities:
Childhood passes - memories remain!
The owner and operator of the Camp "Leader" is a company Leader NY Camp LLC. Educational programs in the camp are implemented in partnership with non-profit organizations LID Foundation Inc. and Leader NY Foundation Corp.