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Camp Sobaco

Camp Sobaco's STEM Camp and Discovery World STEM Center is for both girls and boys entering grades 1 - 6. Located on 42 acres of Pine Barrens on the banks of the Carman's River, it features a state-of-the-art STEM Center, and is perfect for siblings to attend together. 

  • A typical day runs from 9AM-4:30PM
  • Located at 229 German Blvd., Yaphank, NY 11980
  • Choose Your Own Adventure - Campers pick exciting activities from a special menu on select days!
  • It’s Easy Being Green: Each week get an environmental experience with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation!
  • Exciting Field Trips Off-Site or On-Camp Experiences Every Week


Activities Include:

  • Archery Adventure Every Week - Learn the archery basics and hone your new-found skills!
  • Exclusive Programs at Discovery World STEM Center - We'll show you why Science is Fun and Technology is Cool
  • Swimming - Everyone loves our on-site pool.
  • Ga-Ga and other Sports & Games
  • Arts & Crafts - We're artsy and proud of it.
  • Hiking & Nature Activities - Woodland trails on the one-of-a-kind ecology that exist only in the riverside environment of the Pine Barrens.
  • Mini-Golf Course

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Optional Amenities

  • Bus Transportation  - $50 per week. (Week 1 - $30) Includes bus pick-up & drop-off @ designated bus stops.
  • Swimming Lessons - $125/4-Day Session. 45 minute lesson. Red Cross Learn-To-Swim certified instructors.



$295 per child per week (Except Week 1: $195 per child for 3-days)

Read our Parent Guide for information about our camp, clothing, gear, policies and so much more.

Questions? Contact us.

Weekly Sessions

Themes and Special Activities

Week 1: July 1-3
(3-days only)

Art with Edge
Explore, create and design your own bookmark and key chain with our special guest jeweler! Have some fun with paint and design your own t-shirt to take home.

Week 2: July 8-12

Pop! Bang! Fizz!
Meet our special guest mad scientist and join in on some science fun. Explore, create, and work together on some slimy experiments! 

Week 3: July 15-19

Invention Convention
Jump into the world of virtual reality and enjoy a fun field trip to Simplay. Then make your own science creation! This week is packed with fun at our Discovery World STEM Center!

Week 4: July 22-26

Secret Agent Academy
Enjoy a fun-filled day and week at camp! Jump, hide and run at Lazer Kingdom then return to camp and transform to a spy. Your assignment? Solve the case of the missing Gaga Ball! Work as a team to follow the clues around Camp Sobaco. The fate of the Gaga ball in is your hands! 

Week 5: July 29-Aug. 2

Color Wars!
Go under the sea at the Riverhead Foundation. Kids will be VIPs at a very special behind-the-scenes tour of itsfacility. Learn about how they save marine life on Long Island and what you can do to help these amazing animals. 

Week 6: August 5-9

Gross Science
Get up close and personal with an armadillo, birds of prey, and even a rooster. Meet a licensed animal rehabilitator and learn about how she saves local critters. Then, enjoy some excitingscience experiments and creations at our STEM center. 

Week 7: August 12-16

Raiders of the Lost Artifact
Join us for a trip to the Holtsville Ecology Center. Enjoy a tour through the park and learn about the animals they have.Then, enjoy a picnic lunch on the playground!

Week 8: August 19-23

Jurassic Journey
Have a Dino-mite time this week! Search through our dino dig, find fossils to identify and then visit Camp Edey to make more camp friends.

Week 9: August 26-30

Mountain Do
Experience the great outdoors with a CAN DO attitude. Conquer the campground by learning and practicing your skills in knot tying, orienteering, boating, basic firebuilding and outdoor cooking and more. Includes a special martial arts lesson from Breathe Jiu Jitsu!