Family Transportation

Families have the option of dropping-off and picking-up at camp. Regular camp hours are 9:00AM to 3:45PM. Families needing an earlier drop off time (starting at 8AM) and late pick up (no later than 6PM) may take advantage of our extended day program, Club O.T. Flexible scheduling with no prepayment or pre-registration required. Prior to the start of camp, you will receive all required information and security cards. Our Drop-Off & Pick-Up process is designed to be safe, easy and convenient.

Please note: If you are interested in enrolling your camper this summer or looking to switch or add weeks for a camper already enrolled, please call 718-432-1013 to secure your camper’s seat on the bus. Thank you. 

OPTIONAL BUSING

It’s safe and easy to get to camp! Optional bus transportation is available for families located throughout Manhattan, Riverdale and Westchester County*. Due to state laws, campers must be four years or older to ride. Features of our transportation service include:

  • ESF staff members on each bus at all times supervising campers
  • Professional bus company with licensed drivers
  • Air-conditioned mini school buses equipped with seat belts, two-way radios and cellular phones
    • Convenient pick-up and drop-off service
    • Community stops within a few blocks from your home address (below 42nd Street- limited bus stops)

*Westchester County busing available based on interest.

At the time of enrollment, families have the option to add bus service and select their preferred bus stop. Complete details (for example, estimated pick up and drop off time) regarding a campers bus service is provided to families prior to the start of camp.

*Please note: Campers must be at least four years old and enrolled for 4+ weeks of camp to use the bus service.

PROJECTED BUS TIMES

Transportation times depend on location of residence and bus route. Assignments for pick-up and drop-off times and locations will be made prior to the start of camp. Families will be notified in advance of the start of camp with all required details.

Transportation Rates

  • 4 weeks: $640
  • 5 weeks: $800
  • 6 weeks: $960
  • 7 weeks: $1,120
  • 8 weeks: $1,280

BUS SERVICE

Manhattan

  • Below 42nd Street – limited bus stops
  • 42nd Street to 125th Street – multiple community stops available
  • Above 125th Street to Inwood – limited bus stops based on summer 2016 enrollment

Bronx

  • Bronx County bus service (other than Riverdale area) is not guaranteed. Bus service will be based on interest and enrollment.*Bus service is not available from Brooklyn, Queens or New Jersey.
Please call us at 718-432-1013 with any transportation questions.

Transportation Locations and Bus Stops

*Morning pick up and afternoon drop off locations are the same unless otherwise noted.

Downtown West Side (Below 23rd Street)

  • SW corner of 23rd St & 9th Ave
  • SW corner of 23rd St at 7th Ave
  • Midway between Greenwich Ave & 12th St on 7th Ave
  • SW corner of 7th Ave at Grove St
  • SW corner of Broadway at 8th St
  • SW corner of Varick Street at N. Moore St
  • NW corner of W Broadway at Chambers St
  • NE corner of West Side Highway & Chambers Street
  • SE corner of West Side Highway & Vestry St
  • SE corner of West Side Highway & Morton St

Downtown East Side (Below 40th Street)

  • East Houston St between Broadway & Crosby St (AM pick up)/ SE corner of East Houston Street & Lafayette St (PM drop off)
  • SE corner of 1st Ave at 20th St (AM pick up)/ SW corner of 2nd Ave at 20th St (PM drop off)
  • SE corner of 1st Ave at 30th St (AM pick up)/ SW corner of 2nd Ave at 30th St (PM drop off)
  • SE corner of 1st Ave at 40th St (AM pick up)/ SW corner of 2nd Ave at 40th St (PM drop off)

East Side: York Ave, 1st Ave, 2nd Ave

  • SE corner of 1st Ave at 42nd St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of 2nd Ave at 42nd St (PM drop off)
  • SE corner of 1st Ave at 49th St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of 2nd Ave at 48th St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 1st Ave at 56th St (AM pick up)/ SW corner of 2nd Ave at 56th St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 1st Ave at 68th St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of 2nd Ave at 68th St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 1st Ave at 71st St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of 2nd Ave at 71st St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 1st Ave at 75th St
  • NE corner of 1st Ave at 79th St
  • NE corner of 1st Ave at 87th St
  • York Ave at 73rd St
  • York Ave at 78th St
  • York Ave at 83rd St
  • York Ave at 86th St
  • York Ave at 90th St

East Side: 3rd Ave, Lexington Ave

  • NE corner of 3rd Ave at 63rd St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of Lexington Ave at 63rd St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 3rd Ave at 68th St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of Lexington Ave at 68th St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 3rd Ave at 75th St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of Lexington Ave at 74th St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 3rd Ave at 83rd St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of Lexington Ave at 83rd St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 3rd Ave at 87th St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of Lexington Ave at 87th St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 3rd Ave at 90th St (AM pick up)/ NW corner of Lexington Ave at 90th St (PM drop off)
  • NE corner of 3rd Ave at 95th St (AM pick up)/ SW corner of Lexington Ave at 95th St (PM drop off)

East Side: Madison Ave, Park Ave, 5th Ave

  • SE corner of Madison Ave at 85th St
  • NE corner of Madison Ave at 87th St
  • SE corner of Madison Ave 89th St
  • NW corner of E 106th St at Madison Ave
  • NE corner of Park Ave at 91st St
  • NE corner of Park Ave at 95th St
  • 5th Ave between 101st & 102nd Sts

Harlem

  • Frederick Douglas Blvd between 137th -138th Sts
  • Frederick Douglas Blvd at 121st St
  • SE corner of 116th at Frederick Douglas Blvd
  • NE corner of Lenox Ave at 116th St
  • SE corner of Lenox Ave at 119th St

Midtown West & Hell’s Kitchen

  • NE corner of 8th Ave at 47th St
  • 8th Ave btwn 52nd-53rd St (AM pick up)/ SW corner of Broadway at 53rd St (PM drop off)
  • 10th Ave btwn 56th-57th St

Upper West Side: West End Ave (60th St – 106th Sts)

  • NE corner of West End Ave at 60th St
  • NE corner of West End Ave at 64th St
  • SE corner of West End Ave at 66th St
  • SE corner of West End Ave at 70th St
  • SE corner of West End Ave at 73rd St
  • West End Ave between 76-77th Sts
  • NE corner of West End Ave at 79th St
  • NE corner of West End Ave at 82nd St
  • NE corner of West End Ave at 84th St
  • NE corner of West End Ave at 88th St
  • West End Ave between 93-94th Sts
  • West End Ave at 102nd St
  • West End Ave at 106th St

Upper West Side: Broadway (89th – 110th Sts) & Morningside Heights

  • Broadway between 89th-90th St (Northbound side)
  • NE corner of Broadway at 93rd St
  • Broadway between 99th-100th Sts (Northbound Side)
  • NE corner of Broadway at 106th St
  • NE corner of Broadway at 110th St
  • W 116th St at Claremont Ave
  • NE corner of Riverside Dr at 119th St
  • Broadway at LaSalle St

Upper West Side: Amsterdam Ave (68th – 86th Sts)

  • NE corner of Amsterdam Ave at 68th St
  • NE corner of Amsterdam Ave at 80th St
  • NE corner of Amsterdam Ave at 84th St
  • NE corner of Amsterdam Ave at 86th St

Upper West Side: Central Park West (67th – 104th Sts) & Columbus Ave

  • Central Park West between 67th – 68th Sts
  • NE corner of Central Park West at 65th
  • NE corner of Central Park West at 74th
  • NE corner of Central Park West at 86th
  • NE corner of Central Park West at 89th
  • NE corner of Central Park West at 94th
  • NE corner of Central Park West at 104th
  • NW corner of Columbus Ave at 97th St

Hudson Heights & Inwood

  • 181st St at Cabrini Blvd
  • Fort Washington Ave at 190th St
  • Riverside Dr between Seaman & Payson Ave

Riverdale

  • 500 Kappock St (across from 2500 Johnson)
  • Kappock St at Palisade Ave
  • Independence Ave & W 237th St
  • Independence Ave at W 246th St
  • Johnson Ave at Oxford Ave
  • Johnson Ave at W 235th St

Westchester

    *Transportation from these areas is not guaranteed as routes and enrollment varies each summer.

  • Ardsley
  • Bronxville
  • Dobbs Ferry
  • Hastings
  • Mount Vernon
  • New Rochelle
  • Pelham
  • Yonkers

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