Wagon Road Camp

Discovery, Community, Fun!

About Us

Three kids at Wagon Road

Childrens Aid’s Wagon Road Camp is about Discovery, Community, and Fun! When young people come to Wagon Road, they find all the joys of childhood: great friends, activities they love, caring adults, learning by doing, and beautiful grounds to explore.

Our 52 acre facility located in Chappaqua, NY is dedicated to expanding horizons. At Wagon Road young people

  • Ride Horses
  • Swim
  • Climb the Ropes Course
  • Make Art
  • Create Community
  • Enjoy Games, Activities, Sports

In short, they grow into the people they want to be.

Contact Information

Wagon Road Camp
431 Quaker Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514


Summer Day Camp

At our beautiful, forested campus, kids make friends, do exciting activities, and have tons of fun.

Kids swimming at Wagon Road summer camp

The Summer Day Camp operates from the last week of June to the second week of August each year. Campers are bused to and from Wagon Road each day from the Bronx, Manhattan and Westchester in air-conditioned school buses. Our facilities include:

  • 2 heated outdoor swimming pools
  • Athletics facilities for basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, GaGa and other field games.
  • Adventure Ropes Course, including a Zip Line
  • Riding Corrals for horsemanship
  • 9 building that provide indoor space for rainy day activities.
  • An air-conditioned infirmary
  • Trails through 30 acres of woods and marshland

Campers are grouped according to age with two counselors to lead them through a full day of activities: swim, sports, art, adventure, cooking, horsemanship, and many other things.

Swim instruction is provided by Red Cross trained Water Safety Instructors regularly throughout the summer.

Each day campers are provided with a light breakfast, hot lunch, and snack.

Please contact us for more information and arrange a tour of our facility.


Summer Day Camp Enrollment Form (2020)

Overnight Respite

Developmentally delayed children & youth enjoy camp activities throughout the year on weekends and holidays.

Horse riding at Wagon Road

The Overnight Respite program is a Medicaid Waiver Service offered for developmentally delayed children and youth ages 7-17 and authorized by the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).

We provide a unique overnight program offered eight times each year on weekends and holidays. Our program combines 24 hour childcare with a camp setting. This allows our participants to experience outdoor activities during all the seasons of the year, while their families get the break they need.

For more information please contact, Gabriela Naranjo, Respite Program Director.


Overnight Respite Application 2021-22 (English)
Overnight Respite Application 2021-22 (Spanish)
Overnight Respite Calendar 2021-22

Calendar 2021-2022

Date/Time Days Notes
August 19, 6:00 pm - August 25, 5:00pm 6  

October 8, 6:00 pm - October 11, 5:00 pm

3 Columbus Day

November 12, 6:00 pm - November 14, 5:00 pm

2 Veteran's Day

December 26, 6:00 pm – December 30, 5:00 pm

4 Holiday week

January 14, 6:00 pm – January 17, 5:00 pm

3 MLK Day

February 23, 6:00 pm – February 27, 5:00 pm

4 President's Day

March 18, 6:00 pm – March 20, 5:00 pm

5 Spring Weekend

April 19, 6:00 pm – April 24, 5:00 pm

2 Spring Holiday

May 13, 6:00 pm – May 15, 5:00 pm

2 Late Spring Weekend

Adventure Team Building

Adventure Team Building creates opportunities to build communication skills, face fears, and rely on relationships for strength.

Wagon Road Adventure Rope Course

Wagon Road’s Adventure Team Building for schools and professional is a strength-focused program that creates opportunities to build communication skills, face fears, and rely on relationships for strength.

Through the guidance of a skilled facilitator and a sequence of activities, participants work together to solve problems and achieve goals. In this setting participants are challenged to lead, support, take healthy risks, get feedback, and learn through trial and error. These collaborative skills are essential to success in today’s world and can be applied in every facet of a person’s life.

Our facility has a full low ropes and high ropes course, including a zip line. We have also have indoor facilities so our program can operate rain or shine.

Programs are designed to emphasize the themes the client wishes to address. Fees are based on a program of up to 6 hours, from 9:30am to 3:30pm for example.


  • School Groups: $59/student
  • College Groups: $69/student
  • Non-Profit Adult Groups: $74/participant
  • Business Groups: $94/participant

For more information call Nancy Gurman at 914-238-4761 or e-mail her at

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