Come join us at our Open House on June 1st and June 8th between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM at OUR LADY OF MERCY SCHOOL located at:  520 SOUTH OYSTER BAY RD. Hicksville, NY. 11801 Call for more information at 516-650-1856 or email at


How YPDC’s Staff Combines Innovation With Tradition

For many kids, camp is about returning to a familiar place where counselors and friends are there to greet you. But, even though there are things that stay the same at camp, there are always new activities and changes to the camp environment and that’s a good thing. It not only gives your kids unique experiences … Read more

Why Your Child Can’t Get Enough Day Camp

You’ve read about statistical and quantitative research on how day camps help your child to become a better, more productive person with a higher quality of life. This is an essential part of why your child should go to camp. But the qualitative aspects of camp are important and they’ve been proven to make a … Read more

A Brief History Of Day Camp

Summer day camp is such an institution; sometimes we take it for granted. But camp, as we know it, has a rich and storied history. All of the traditions that we have come to know and love began somewhere, but most of us don’t know where. Here is a brief timeline of the history of … Read more