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.

Should you require bus transportation for summer 2019 please call 718-432-1013 and speak to our Team!

*Please note: Optional bus transportation is not available for our extended day programs, enrichment lessons or Tennis Clinics.

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: $700
  • 5 weeks: $875
  • 6 weeks: $1,050
  • 7 weeks: $1,225
  • 8 weeks: $1,400
  • 9 weeks: $1,575

*Rate is $175 per week, per camper. There will be a reduced rate of $140 per week, per camper for the week of July 1, 2019.

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 2018 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.

Should your most convenient bus stop not be listed, please call us today, at 718-432-1013 ext. 8280, and we will help customize a new location that will be most convenient for everyone.

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 Reade 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)

  • SE corner of 1st Ave at 20th St (AM pick up)/ SW corner of 2nd Ave at 20th St (PM drop off)
  • NW corner of Broadway at 12th St
  • 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 34th St (AM pick up)/ SW corner of 2nd Ave at 34th St (PM drop off)

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

  • 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
  • NE corner of York Ave at 73rd St
  • NE corner of York Ave at 78th St
  • NE corner of York Ave at 83rd St
  • NE corner of York Ave at 86th St
  • NE corner of 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)/ NW corner of Lexington Ave at 95th St (PM drop off)

East Side: Madison Ave, Park Ave

  • SE corner of Madison Ave at 85th St
  • NE corner of Madison Ave at 87th St
  • SE corner of Madison Ave 89th St
  • NE corner of Park Ave at 91st St
  • NE corner of Park Ave at 95th St

Harlem

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

Midtown West & Hell’s Kitchen

  • 8th Ave btwn 52nd-53rd St (east side of the street)
  • 10th Ave btwn 56th-57th St (east side of the street)

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
  • NE corner of West End Ave at 77th St
  • 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
  • NE cornere of West End Ave at 93rd St
  • SE corner of West End Ave at 102nd St
  • SE corner of 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
  • NE corner of Riverside Dr at 119th 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
  • SE 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 (Northbound)
  • 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

  • NE corner of 181st St at Cabrini Blvd
  • Fort Washington Ave at 190th St

Riverdale

  • 500 Kappock St (across from 2500 Johnson)
  • Kappock St at Palisade Ave
  • SE corner of Independence Ave & W 237th St (RJC)
  • Johnson Ave at Oxford Ave
  • NE corner of Johnson Ave at W 235th St (Bank)

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