Send Your Dog to Summer Camp
5 spots around NYC to let your little buddy run free
At this point in the summer, one of three things is likely going through your dog-owning mind.
One: You’re feeling pretty guilty about sending Bruiser to be locked up in a tiny crate while you jet off on vacay. Two: You’re feeling pretty guilty about leaving Bruiser holed up inside all day, even if you’re going nowhere. Three: You kinda just wish you and Bruiser could run away together upstate.
In any scenario, might we suggest doggie summer camp. Here, five camps around NYC.
Where it is: Bethel, PA
What it is: A 69-acre farm for boarding your dog
What's included: Grassy dog runs, splash ponds, a converted barn and complimentary pickup and drop-off in all five boroughs (Mondays and Thursdays)
How much it costs: Rate quotes vary with the season and length of stay
THE GETAWAY AT GLEN HIGHLAND FARM
Where it is: Morris, NY
What it is: A 175-acre farm that you camp on with your dog
What's included: Hiking trails, fishing ponds, agility courses, a dining pavilion and overnight accommodations
How much it costs: Ranges from $155 to $400 a night depending on your setup (tent, cottage or RV)
CANINE CAMP GETAWAY
Where it is: Lake George, NY
What it is: A weekend vacation package for you and your dog (the next session: September 18 to 21)
What's included: Training courses, games, walks, camp-like activities (arts and crafts, yoga, etc.), overnight accommodations and all meals
How much it costs: $1,050 for a private room
CAMP GONE TO THE DOGS
Where it is: Stowe, VT
What it is: A weeklong vacation package for you and your dog (the next sessions: September 6 to 12, and September 13 to 19)
What's included: Training courses, games, walks, seminars, overnight accommodations and all meals
How much it costs: $1,625 for a private room