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Oasis in Dobbs Ferry

Oasis at Dobbs Ferry is a great opportunity to get children active this summer! Located on the Mercy College Campus, Oasis provides a traditional camp experience with a variety of activities that allow kids to learn new ways to express their individuality, leadership and creativity. Mercy College provides access to phenomenal athletic facilities including playing fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, an outdoor swimming pool, nature trails and much more- all against the picturesque backdrop of the Hudson River. On top of sports and recreational activities, children are engaged in visual and performing arts, swimming and field trips. Oasis at Dobbs Ferry is the perfect opportunity for children to have an active and safe summer while making lifelong friends along the way!
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Camp Dates

This camps operates from June 29 - August 21, 2015.


Oasis is for children ages 3 to 11. Children are grouped by age and activities are tailored specifically to each age group.  For our pre-K campers we offer the Early Start Imagination Camp.  Click HERE for more details!


Oasis offers flexible enrollment options! Families have the advantage to enroll their children around their summer plans. A minimum of 2 weeks, maximum of 8 weeks, or any combination thereof is all that we require to fully experience our program. The more weeks you sign up for, the more you save per week!

Camp Location

Parking is available onsite.

Transportation To & From Camp

Metro North (Ardsley-on-Hudson)

Oasis Bus Information

Can't get to us? Don't worry, we'll get to you! Our Oasis bus service provides pick-ups and drop-offs from a number of convenient locations in select neighborhoods for an additional $85 fee per week. Door to Door bus service is available for $120 per week, per child. For more information please email

Program Times

Families are welcome to drop their children off in the mornings starting at 8:30am and afternoon pick up is by 5:30pm. For an additional fee, you may sign up for Early Drop Off Service (8:00am-8:30am) or Late Pick Up Service (5:30pm-6:00pm).


Our campers have the option to bring their lunch from home, packed in a soft non-disposable container or to sign up for our hot lunch service for $35/week plus tax. Lunches include a hot entree and side, fruit, bottled water and a dessert. Menus vary daily. Don't like something? No worries, families are able to choose substitutions for specific meals. If you are signed up for the lunch program a cold lunch will be provided on trips days we've got you covered!


Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry is an ideal setting for a summer camp. The scenic campus has beautiful athletic facilities including playing fields, tennis and basketball courts, an outdoor swimming pool, a dance studio, nature trails, and a large indoor gym. With exclusive access to many of these resources, Oasis provides children with a traditional summer camp experience that includes sports and recreation, visual and performing arts, Red Cross certified swim instruction, and field trips. Oasis programs also have a unique outdoor education component that includes everything from environmental studies to orienteering.

Pool Information

Oasis in Dobbs Ferry utilizes the Chemka and Hackley School pool for its American Red Cross swim program. Campers are swim tested on their first day of camp and experience an amazing instructional and recreational swim program during their stay with us!


Oasis staff members are a mixture of teachers, coaches, college students, and dedicated youth workers. Our staff encourage your child through role modeling and full participation to become a part of the Oasis community. You will never have to worry about the safety of your child at Oasis, our counselor to camper ratio is 1:6. 

Are you interested at working at one of our camps?

Click here to visit our staffing page for more information and to apply!

219 days until the fun begins!

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Camp Director: Alla Zaydman
Site contact info: 646-519-5057
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2015 Camp Pricing

# of Weeks2015 CampESIC
Bus Service
2 weeks$1,090.00$1,130.00$170.00

3 weeks$1,600.00$1,660.00$255.00

4 weeks$2,095.00$2,175.00$340.00

5 weeks$2,570.00$2,670.00$425.00

6 weeks$3,035.00$3,155.00$510.00

7 weeks$3,480.00$3,620.00$595.00

8 weeks$3,875.00$4,035.00$680.00

Early Drop Off
(8:00-8:30 am) $40/week

Late Stay                    
(5:30-6:00 pm) $40/week

Returning families save $15 per week, per child.

Early Start Imagination Camp (ESIC) is for campers who haven't completed Kindergarten by the start of camp.
Lunch Service is $35/week plus 7.375% NY sales tax.

Door to Door bus service is available for $120 per week, per child.

Oasis is flexible around your summer schedule! Campers can enroll for a minimum of two consecutive weeks, a maximum of 8, or any combination in between.

One (1) discount program is currently available.
  • Mercy College Discount  - All Mercy College students and employees save 10% off of camp tuition! Note: In order to take advantage of this discount, please scan and email a copy of your valid school ID to, or fax it to 718-855-2435. Cannot be combined with union discounts.

Siblings Save at Oasis!

Save 10% off the cost of tuition for each additional child!

Buddy Bucks

Did someone refer you to Oasis? You could help them earn "Buddy Bucks" Referring families could earn $20 "Buddy Bucks" for each week your camper enrolls!! (That's up to $160 off their registration for EACH buddy they refer!) This is how the program works for Referring families: Are you referring someone to Oasis? Click here to download your Buddy Buck$ voucher!!

Teen Travel Information

Oasis in Dobbs Ferry Teen Travel is a summer program that gives young adults ages 12 to 15 the opportunity to take a unique field trip every day. Participants visit area beaches, play games in parks, explore museums, and give back by doing community service. The Oasis Teen Travel program departs camp each morning at 9:30am, spends the day on an excursion, and returns to the program headquarters by 5:00pm. Please visit the Oasis in Dobbs Ferry Teen Travel page for more information.

Rain Day Policy

Campers participate in group games in the gymnasiums, arts and crafts in classrooms, talent shows on stage and much more! Rainy days never rain on our parade.

License Information

This camp is licensed by the Westchester County Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and is inspected twice yearly. The inspection reports are filed at the Bureau of Food Safety and Community Sanitation. If you have questions, please contact Oasis at 718-596-4900.

American Camp Association Accreditation