The Rinx


Hidden Pond Day Camp at The Rinx

Our camp family has been growing since 1992. Watch our video and see what we are all about. We would love for you to become part of the H.P.D.C. family.
Stop by and let us show you around.



Things to Know About Hidden Pond Day Camp

1.  The camp was established in the fall of 1992 as part of The Rinx Facility.  Our first summer season was 1993.

Enrollment:  At any given time approx. 500-600 campers on campus

Size:  Approx. 95 acres

Multiple Programs:

  • Full day
  • Mini-day (Kindergarten/4yrs Only)
  • C.I.T.
  • Flexible weekly enrollment (Min. Enrollment is 3 weeks)
  • 4 and 5 day programs available
  • Extended Hours from 7 am - 6 pm

Lunch and Snack are provided daily

2.  Hidden Pond is a private American Camp Association (ACA) Accredited Day Camp that provides a safe and secure environment for all campers.

  • Only the best camps can become ACA accredited
  • There are over 300 safety and program standards that must be met before accreditation is given
  • This is far and above what is require by New York State Health Department.
  • All visitors must be checked in at the main office and obtain a visitors pass and be escorted by a Division Head
  • All staff wears uniforms
  • Parents must sign out their child at the end of each day
  • Emergency numbers, Security Code, and e-mail address are required
  • All late arrivals and early pick-ups must be signed in or signed out in the Camp Office
  • Our Nurse and EMT are always centrally located on campus with walkie-talkie radios
  • Security Staff Monitors the campus all day

3.  Hidden Pond always provides innovative and cutting edge programming that creates fun and excitement.

***Hidden Pond gives children an opportunity to be exposed to a multitude of activites that they may not be able to otherwise experience.


(Some of our Activies)

  • Low Ropes Challenge Course with a "Zip Line".
  • High Ropes Course with a new "Swing Shot" AND "Whale Watch"
  • In door Climbing Wall
  • Go-Carts/Mt. Bike/Razor Scooters
  • Gamers Den (Computers, PS2's, Game Cubes, with 32 inch Flat screen TV's)
  • All types of Creative and Performing Arts Activities/Shows
  • Archery
  • Driving Range
  • Two NHL size Ice rinks (The only camp on Long Island with 2 full size indoor Ice Rinks)
  • 3 Heated Pools (The only camp on Long Island with an Olympic size - fify meters x 3.5 ft deep - heated pool)
  • A separate diving pool - 13 feet deep with two 1 meter diving boards
  • Martial Arts/Wrestling
  • Ga-ga Ball
  • Tetherball
  • New Playground
  • 7th and 8th grade Elective Program, Athletic Tournaments, and Field Day
  • 5th and 6th grade Creative and Performing Arts Elective, Tournaments
  • Sports Clinics - Baseball, Wrestling, Soccer, Badminton

4.  Hidden Pond has a low camper - counselor ration

  • Kindergarten/4yrs 4:1
  • 1st grade 6:1
  • 2nd grad and up 7:1

***Average age of counselors approx. 21

5.  Together, the Hidden Pond Directors and Leadership Team have over 150 years of experience in the Day Camp Industry


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