Programs for Children Ages 14 – 17

Anne Shore Sleep-Away Camp Program

For Ages 9 – 15

The Anne Shore Sleep-Away Camp Program offers 9- to 15-year-old children a wide range of summer sleep-away camps throughout the Northeast. The 1199SEIU/Employer Child Care Corporation administers the Anne Shore Sleep-Away Camp Program, enabling parents to select the best camp experience for their child. Read More »

Cultural Arts Program (CAP)

For Ages 5 – 17

Weekend cultural and academic programs are available for the children of members who work weekends. Various providers offer a variety of enriching classes in recreational sports, academics, and visual and performing arts. Read More »

Cultural Arts Stipend Program (CASP)

For Ages 5 – 17

Weekend program for children of members who work weekends. Read More »

Holiday Program

For Ages 3 – 15

The CCF Program gives your children a one-week learning experience and covers your workday child care needs at the same time. Register your children this fall for our Holiday Program, which takes place during school breaks. Read More »

Teen Holiday Sleep-Away Program (T-HSAP)

For Ages 14 – 17

Many parents need support when their teens are on school holiday break in February and April. The Teen Holiday Sleep-Away Program at Hands In 4 Youth (the home of Camp Vacamas) provides age-appropriate activities designed to engage teens in team-building and leadership development, team sports and games, debate, art, high and low ropes challenge courses, hiking, outdoor recreation, and nature exploration. Youth are supported through personal growth in an enriching, safe and challenge-based environment.

Teens attend two sessions (seven days and six nights for winter session and five days and four nights for spring session) at Hands In 4 Youth (the home of Camp Vacamas). The camp is accredited by the American Camp Association and operates in a facility with a heated living area, as well as indoor and outdoor activity spaces. Roundtrip transportation is provided from the New York metropolitan area. Read More »

SAT Prep (SAT)

For 11th Graders Only

To help your teen perform well on the college entrance exams, the Child Care Funds offer SAT preparation classes at sites across the New York area on Saturdays. Read More »

Summer Day Camp (SDC)

For Ages 3 – 17

The Child Care Funds contract with summer day camp providers in the greater New York metropolitan area to provide eligible children with a summer camp experience for only a nominal co-payment. Read More »

Summer Day Camp Voucher (SDCV)

For Ages 3 – 17

To ensure that the children of members living in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Upstate New York and Long Island have the chance to experience the joys of summer camp, we offer a Summer Day Camp Voucher. You may use the voucher only for day camps that are licensed or registered by the city, county, or state. This benefit also applies to children who require special accommodations based on dietary or religious restrictions. Read More »

Special Needs Summer Day Camp (SNSDC)

For Ages 3 – 17

If your child has special needs, we’ll subsidize summer day camp at the special needs site of your choice. You must indicate the name of the camp and the type of special need your child has on your application. Read More »

WorkForce 2000 Program (WF2)

For Ages 14 – 17

Teens prepare for college/careers by participating in academic sessions, workshops and unpaid internships, and are exposed to cultural experiences and community service opportunities. Read More »

Youth Mentoring Program

For Ages 15 – 17

The Youth Mentoring Program introduces high school and college-aged youth to career opportunities in the healthcare industry through summer jobs and vocational experiences. Teens are paid to work in 1199SEIU institutions where their parents are employed and also learn job skills, résumé building, art and writing. Read More »