LuHi Basketball: Preparing for Our Fall Season
September 18, 2023

Welcome to the LuHi Basketball Academy! We are so excited that you have chosen us as your destination for training and learning. As we enter into our fall basketball season, it is important to be prepared for what lies ahead. With dedicated coaches, quality instruction, and a commitment from each player, success on the court […]

Back to School: Encouraging Healthy Eating Habits in Your Child
September 4, 2023

School is almost back in session, and that means it’s time to get your family ready for some healthy eating habits. The start of the school year can be a stressful time as you adjust to an all-new schedule and try to make sure everyone is well-fed. Unfortunately, parents often end up worrying about junk […]

The Benefits of Competitive Gaming and eSports
August 21, 2023

The rise of Competitive Gaming and eSports has gained growing attention from the mainstream media, highlighting its unique benefits to both professional players and casual gamers alike. With fast-paced action, riveting competition, and teams across the world competing for massive prize pools, competitive gaming’s popularity is undeniable. Here we’ll explore why people are increasingly participating […]

How Cheerleading Develops Confidence in Youth
August 7, 2023

Cheerleading offers more than the opportunity to perform dazzling stunts and routines for large crowds – it can also be a source of inspiration, strength, and confidence in young people. Regarded as one of the most dynamic youth activities by schools across America, cheerleading builds self-confidence through its focus on teamwork and positive reinforcement techniques. […]

Gymnastics: How The Sport Builds Confidence
July 17, 2023

Do you know someone who loves gymnastics? It’s hard to ignore those acrobatics when you’re watching it on TV and even harder to keep from being inspired by the strength, skill, and beauty of the athletes. The fact is that gymnastics offers much more than just impressive flips and jumps: it also helps kids gain […]

How Fashion Design Encourages Creativity in Children
July 3, 2023

Fashion is an important part of many children’s lives – it can be used as means of self-expression and gives kids the opportunity to explore their creativity. For young ones, fashion design has become a popular hobby that encourages them to use their imaginations in new and exciting ways. Not only can fashion provide children […]

Basketball: How the Sport Prepares You For Life
June 19, 2023

One of the most beloved sports in the world, basketball has been a favorite hobby for generations. From neighborhood pickup games to watching your favorite professionals on TV, playing basketball can offer many unique benefits that provide qualities that serve you well in life. Whether it’s learning about important aspects such as teamwork or understanding […]

Summer Vacation: 5 Great Ways to Spend the Break
June 5, 2023

Are you stuck at home this summer and looking for ways to have fun? Don’t worry, there are plenty of exciting activities that can be enjoyed right from the comfort of your own backyard. From summer camp to road trips, these five ideas are sure to make your summer vacation full of adventure and unforgettable […]

4 Outdoor Activities that Encourage Creativity in Your Child
May 15, 2023

Are you looking for new ways to encourage creative thinking and exploration in your children? Learning doesn’t have to be limited to indoors – take advantage of the great outdoors by planning some fun and educational activities that will stimulate your child’s senses and encourage creativity in your child. From painting with nature to making […]

Building Trust Through Day Camp
May 1, 2023

When you come to day camp, it can be a little daunting. With so many unfamiliar faces around, some kids may feel overwhelmed and not sure of how to fit in. That’s why building trust is such an important part of any camp experience! Through activities, forming friendships, and setting ground rules together, day campers […]

How is Your Family Celebrating Spring Break?
April 10, 2023

With the long-awaited spring break just around the corner, parents are eager to get their kids out of the classroom and into some fun activities. Whether you’re looking for something educational or a unique way to spend quality time together as a family, there are plenty of ways to make this special break memorable without […]

4 Exciting Outdoor Spring Activities for the Family
April 3, 2023

With the arrival of Spring and the perfect weather it brings, now is the perfect time to get your family outdoors to enjoy all that it has to offer! From outdoor sports games like soccer and volleyball, or nature-centric activities like scavenger hunts. From picnics in parks or relaxed hikes along wooded trails, there are […]

Spring Sports: Getting Your Child Prepared
March 20, 2023

With spring coming, that means your child’s school is gearing up for a new sports season. With sports like track and field, baseball, tennis, and lacrosse primarily making up spring sports, here’s what you can do to get your child prepared for the upcoming season. Check In with Your Child’s Pediatrician Visiting the pediatrician is […]

Keeping Your Child Hydrated as Spring Approaches
March 6, 2023

Warmer and sunnier days are quickly approaching, which means your child will probably be running around outside all day. However, while it’s good that they’re getting exercise, you obviously want to make sure they’re also getting enough hydration. Here’s how you can go about keeping your child hydrated as spring approaches. The Importance of Keeping […]

Closing Out the Winter Strong!
February 17, 2023

February marks the last full month of winter — which means it might be the end of snow and the cold weather for a while! However, that’s not such a bad thing, especially since spring is around the corner! Here’s how you and your children can bond and create lifelong memories together as winter comes […]

Classic Super Bowl Traditions for Your Family and Friends
February 3, 2023

It’s that time of year again! Super Bowl season is well underway — which means it’s time to gather your friends and family for an eventful evening of football. Ahead of LuHi’s Super Camp Sunday, here are some classic Super Bowl traditions that’ll make the night even more exciting! Super Bowl Traditions Include Party Time! […]

The Importance of Art Programs for Children
January 20, 2023

While it’s certainly important for children to stay physically active at camp, art programs cultivate your child’s inner creativity and intellect — making them as well-rounded as can be. Whether it’s our Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, Fashion Design, or our GIFT and LuHi Country Day Programs, we offer our campers a chance to show their […]

4 Fun New Years Activities for You and Your Child
January 6, 2023

With the new year upon us, it’s a perfect time to reset! As parents, this is a great time to bond with your children and begin a new chapter as the new year starts. Here are some fun New Years activities that you and your child can enjoy. New Years Ball Drop A New Year’s […]

3 Benefits of Dance for Your Child
December 23, 2022

Not only is dancing an incredibly physical activity, but it’s also highly useful in social situations. At LuHi, we offer a Dance Studio and encourage all campers to partake. Given its high number of advantages, here are a few benefits of dance for your child. Improved Cardiovascular and Physical Health There are many benefits of dance, […]

5 Must-Watch Holiday Movies This Season
December 9, 2022

Every holiday season brings about a perfect time for family bonding. Whether it’s baking, singing, or playing games, the holidays always make for everlasting memories. Those everlasting memories even come down to the family movies we all watch and enjoy. Here are 5 must-watch holiday movies this season. “Die Hard” Okay, let’s get this out […]

Monitoring Your Child’s Mental Health
November 25, 2022

Mental health is one of the most important aspects of our daily lives. It’s a crucial part in dictating how we go about our day, and it’s always changing. In the age of social media and the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more important to take stock of your child’s mental health and see how they’re […]

3 of Our Favorite Recipes for Thanksgiving
November 11, 2022

Let’s take a break from all the camp talk and let’s talk about Thanksgiving! It’s one of our favorite holidays of the year here at LuHi. From the gatherings to the feasts and celebrations, there’s plenty to rejoice about with Thanksgiving. Here are some of our favorite recipes to get you prepared for the big […]

Basketball Tips & Tricks
November 10, 2022
Are you an avid basketball player looking to improve your jump shot? Adding the right spin to a basketball before it leaves your hands can be crucial! In the short video below, Coach Josh from LuHi Basketball Academy shows some tips & tricks for putting more spin on a basketball which will improve your shot. [...]
Exploring Nature with Your Child This Fall
October 28, 2022

The fall is a beautiful season to get some bonding time with your child outdoors. The weather is not too hot and it’s not too cold; plus, with the falling leaves and changing weather conditions, there’s plenty to keep your child entertained outside. Here are some of the benefits for exploring nature with your child […]

5 Fun Halloween Activities for Your Child
October 14, 2022

With Halloween right around the corner, your child is probably bouncing off the walls with excitement. Thinking of all the free candy and dressing up will surely have your child giddy. Parents can gear their kids up for the upcoming holiday with these fun Halloween activities. Break those pumpkins out and get to carving! Halloween […]

3 Creative Summertime Activities for Your Child
June 24, 2022

It’s always fun under the sun, but sometimes you need to freshen things up for your child with some creative summertime activities! Trade in the sweat and the physical activity for a day of creative energy. You never know what your child’s imagination will come up with! From arts and crafts to fun games, there […]

5 Ways STEM Programs Are Beneficial to Your Child
June 10, 2022

While it’s great to remain physically active on the field or on the court, partaking in activities that are also intellectually stimulating can have many benefits. At LuHi, not only do we have sports, but we also have a bustling STEM program. In fact, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) activities promote creativity, inventiveness, and ingenuity. […]

Preparing Your Child for Summertime Sports
May 27, 2022

As the summer rolls around, your child may want to get involved in sports. Summertime sports are a great way for your child to remain physically active, as well as learn the skills of collaborating with teammates in real time.  Before you get your child involved in summertime sports, however, it’s important to take the […]

LuHi Map Blog
May 26, 2022

Learn all about what LuHi has to offer here! From the Water Slide to our Performing Arts Center, there’s something for every camper here!

Safety Under the Sun for Your Child
May 13, 2022
With summertime at the helm and the weather getting hotter, your child will definitely want to be hanging outdoors until the sun goes down. While making sure your child is physically active and engaged is certainly important, emphasizing safety under the sun is also very crucial. As kids play under the summer heat, it's imperative [...]
How Camp Fosters Independence in Your Child
April 29, 2022

Sending your child to camp for the first time can be scary for parents — but fret not! Sending your youngsters off will not only be a fun experience for them, but it will also teach them crucial life skills, such as teamwork and critical thinking. Not only that, it will also help in fostering […]

3 Activities to Make Outdoor Playtime Safe and Fun
April 15, 2022

Summer is a great time to be outdoors. Kids of all ages love spending the sunny days playing outside and exploring nature. However, during the spring season, it can be tough to figure out outdoor activities that will keep your child entertained and active. Let’s take a look at some ways to make outdoor playtime […]

4 Ways to Maintain Healthy Habits at Home and at Camp
March 30, 2022

If you can maintain a healthy lifestyle while at home and at camp, your children will have something that is far more valuable than any fancy toy – they’ll have the opportunity to develop good habits early on in their lives. The earlier you can introduce them to healthy habits, the easier it will be […]

How to Be the Best Sports Parent This Spring
March 15, 2022

Is your child getting signed up for a million different sports this spring? Great! But you might be wondering how you’re going to manage such a busy schedule with so many sports practices and games. Parenting is challenging enough… add in a ton of organized activities and it can start to feel overwhelming quickly. Does […]

Finding a Creative Outlet for Your Child
February 4, 2022

Childhood is a formative time for every person. During this time, we learn how to interact with the people and things around us, and we develop skills that we’ll carry with us for the rest of our lives.  Childhood is also the time for children to explore themselves and their place in the world, in […]

3 Ways to Encourage Creative Thinking in Your Child
January 21, 2022

When it’s cold, snowy, or rainy outside, it’s hard to find a child who wouldn’t enjoy drawing or painting, coming up with elaborate stories and plays, or playing dress up? In addition to being plain old fun, these kinds of creative pursuits can have significant and long-term health advantages for your child – regardless of […]

Keeping Your Child Active in Small or Limited Spaces
January 7, 2022

With the cold weather and shorter days typical of the winter season, it can feel so much more appealing to curl up on the couch and watch TV with your loved ones instead of staying active. However, no matter what the weather’s like outside, it’s absolutely essential to the health and well-being of every child, […]

Healthy Recipes to Enjoy This Holiday Season
December 17, 2021

The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to teach young children about healthier food options and the art of cooking. As you prepare for holiday parties and gatherings this year, use healthy recipes to demonstrate to your children that enjoying tasty food doesn’t have to require cups of sugar. On the contrary, festive food options […]

Long Island Activities for the Entire Family to Enjoy this Winter
December 3, 2021

Despite its modest size, Long Island has much to offer in the ways of family fun and activity. With such a dense population, the Island serves as a cultural melting pot, making for the perfect environment to introduce children to the many different ways of experiencing the world.  With bustling communities proud to offer their […]

Gift the Experience: Giving the Gift of Camp this Holiday Season
November 19, 2021

Although the summertime is months behind us, it’s hard not to think about the great memories made by the seemingly endless, carefree summers of our youth. But now, as parents, guardians, and family members, we have the ability to offer the next generation an opportunity to have these same meaningful summertime experiences through the gift […]

A Message from Coach Buck
May 25, 2021

I hope the end of the school year is wrapping up well for you all! Here at LuHi, we are eagerly looking forward to finishing the final weeks of classes strong. It has been a unique year, but one that has gone very well. During the month of May, several of our alumni often stop […]

How to keep it together during quarantine…
March 26, 2020

Throughout these unsettling times, it’s important to remain calm and rational while finding ways to keep our families safe and healthy. We’ve put together some ideas for how to stay sane and motivated during this temporary reality.

R & R: Routines and Relaxation
October 9, 2019

Now that the school year is in full swing and our schedules are packed, it is important that we are taking the time to take care of ourselves.

Pixie Dust for the Soul – My Week in Disney World!
October 9, 2019

Are you planning on taking a trip to Walt Disney World?

Activities to FALL in love with…
October 2, 2019

Don’t get us wrong; we are definitely missing summer! But we can’t help but get excited at the thought of corn mazes, pumpkin picking, apple cider, and trick-or-treating!

Are we ready for camp?
July 6, 2019

When parents or guardians of younger campers call our office, one of the most common questions or concerns we hear is about whether their child is ready for a camp like LuHi.

Our First Blog Post!
June 20, 2019

Welcome to the LuHi Summer Programs Long Island Lifestyle Blog!