Camp Life


  • Camp leadership has over 25 years of experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities and in summer camps
  • Camp is staffed by all volunteers
  • All camp volunteers are dedicated, caring and experienced
  • All volunteers are carefully screened with background checks done by department of criminal justice
  • Volunteers receive general training in first aid, seizure protocol, camp rules, supervision and emergency procedures as well as camper specific trainer
  • Registered Nurse on site 24/7
  • Certified lifeguards on duty for all waterfront activities.

If you are interested in volunteering please complete a volunteer application.

Camp Life

Camp Program

All activities are individualized for each camper. Campers are encouraged to try new activities.

Campers have the opportunity to build:

  • Independence
  • Self esteem
  • Friendship
  • Teamwork
  • Responsibility
  • Cooperation
  • Social Skills


Camp Program: Exciting…Diverse…Individualized


  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Badminton

Recreation Activities

  • Swimming
  • Yoga
  • Bocce
  • Fitness
  • Boating
  • Baking
  • Cooperative Games
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Music
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Special Events

  • Campfires
  • Dances
  • Boat Rides
  • Daily Flag Raising
  • Talent Show
  • Musical Performance
  • Bingo Night
  • Make Your Own Sundaes
  • Karaoke
  • S’mores
  • …and much more
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  • Food service is handled by professionals
  • Kitchen is clean and updated and is health department inspected
  • Meals are served family style in the dining hall
  • Salad bar every day at lunch and dinner
  • Every meal is nutritionally complete
  • Special diets accommodated with advance notice


  • Large cabin style housing each with bathrooms and showers
  • All housing is air-conditioned
  • There are common areas in all buildings for group activities
  • Staffing: 3:1 ratio of campers to counselors in each cabin
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Camp Northstar is located on the rocky shores of the northwest corner of Shelter Island at Camp Qunipet. Camp has 40 acres of beach, forest and fields with breathtaking views of the north shore and Greenport. The site is an ideal location for Camp with ample space for all camp activities. There is a paved path for easy access to the different venues.

The facility includes

  • Basketball Court
  • Soccer Field
  • Softball Field
  • Indoor and Outdoor Volleyball Courts
  • Arts & Crafts Center
  • Waterfront, Beach Area
  • Dining Hall
  • Recreation Building

If you would like to your child to attend camp, please complete a camper application.

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