May 22, 2017

Wellness Camps For Kids

A guide to kid-centric summer adventures, and meal prep for baby.

Kids’ Ocean Awareness Program with Paddle Diva at Gurney’s Montauk

Safety is always first. With this program, kids ages 6 to 12 get the scoop on how to protect themselves while swimming in the ocean—by learning self-rescue techniques and getting tips on how to navigate waves—all taught by lifeguard-trained instructors. Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-11AM, $80, at Gurney’s Montauk, 290 Old Montauk Highway, paddlediva.com

The Green School

Perfect for young ones who love animals and nature, The Green School’s spring and summer camp offers farm time, pony rides, gardening experience, science experiments, time in nature, baking, water play, sports, art, music, story time, outdoor play and fun weekly themes. Kids aged 3 to 5 feed, groom and ride animals every day; they play in sprinklers and kiddie pools and on Slip ’N Slides on hot days. Located on a 5-acre eco-friendly farm in Bridgehampton, The Green School’s organic garden is grown and harvested by campers. Ages 3-5, June 12-Sept. 1, 9AM-1PM, from $1,155 per week, thegreen-school.org

Jessica Bellofatto Yoga & SUP Summer Camp for Kids

Offered to girls and boys from 6 to 16, this four-day oudoor adventure focused on “movement and mindfulness” helps kids strengthen and lengthen major muscle groups through yoga and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). Monday-Thursday, noon-3PM, $425 per week, Sag Harbor, jbyoga.com

Gourmands, made easy

Perfect for parents on the go, Nurture Life is a subscription service that delivers weekly ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids. Prepared in collaboration with a pediatric dietician, the balanced, delicious entrees introduce new flavors and textures into children’s diets. Nurture Life expands palates and encourages healthy eating with weekly menu changes. A typical baby meal includes salmon with English pea and golden potatos. For toddlers and kids, Nurture Life might offer chicken tenders with mashed yams and French green beans. Subscribe online and select the chef’s menu, or create your own, and a week’s worth of chilled, fresh meals will be delivered to your door. From $45 per week, nurturelife.com