Philadelphia Summer Camps 2015

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Here is a list of summer camps in West Philly and other Philadelphia neighborhoods that parents and kids might be interested in. The list is continually updated, so if you know of a camp that’s not on here, drop us a line at: editor[at]     Update: 2016 Summer Camp listings are almost ready… stay tuned.




Curio Theatre Summer Camp

Curio Theatre, 4740 Baltimore Avenue

Session 1: July 6 – 17, 2015

Session 2: July 20 – 31, 2015

Camper ages: students in grades 1 – 12.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Extended care is available.

Description: Enjoy two weeks of theatre fun: Acting, improv, movement, games and dance. All working towards a final presentation for family and friends on the last Friday of camp at 2 p.m.

Cost: $450 per session. Scholarships may be available. Email Steve Carpenter at:

For more information and to register, visit:


University City Arts League Summer Arts Camp

University City Arts League, 4226 Spruce Street, Philadelphia

June 29 – August 28, 2015. Two-week sessions.

Camper ages: 5-10

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. (optional before care and after care available)

Description: Stamp your passport as we travel the world this summer. Each session will start with a focus on local myths and legends, and then switch to an exploration of modern and contemporary art of the region. Included:
Lunch, snack, outdoor play and field trips!

Cost: $485 (for members), $515 (for non-members) per two-week session. Register before May 1 and receive discounted pricing ($440/$470).

For more information, visit: or call: 215-382-7811.


Fashion Design Camp (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia

June 22 – 26, July 20 – 24, 2015

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Camper Ages: 8 – 12

Description: At this stylish summer camp, campers brainstorm ideas, sketch their designs, and bring them to life! Throughout the week, campers work with a wide range of materials, fabrics, colors, patterns, and styles. Campers learn how to use and improve their skills on sewing machines, in addition to more manual techniques like measuring, cutting, spacing, hand stitching, and much more!

Cost: $479/week. Early registration discounts are available (by March 14, 2015).

For more information and to register, go here.


Jewelry Design Camp (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia

June 29 – July 3, 2015

Camper Ages: 8 – 12

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (extended hours are available)

Description: At Jewelry Design Camp, campers create a bracelet, a pair of earrings, and a necklace each week! In a two-step process, campers will first design their piece and then create it using hands on methods and an awesome selection of materials. Campers learn jewelry-making techniques like macramé basics, needlework, beading, creating and wrapping loops, measuring, cutting, threading, flattening, and more! Campers are encouraged to focus on the aesthetic and functionality of their designs.

Cost: $479. Early registration discounts are available (by March 14, 2015).

For more information and to register, go here.


Acting Summer Weekend Camp

Dreaming Tree Music, 4721 Pine Street, Philadelphia

July 10 – August 15, 2015

Hours: Fridays & Saturdays 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Camper ages: 7 to 15

Description: Learn acting techniques and the production side of the art, create a short film, develop a strong monologue, have fun and make new friends. The 12-day program is taught by Theatre and Me, LLC founder, actor and director Marcus A. Siler. If you have a child who is 6 that is interested in attending, they would have to be interviewed for the spot (please inquire by email). All children will leave with a DVD of their short film for them to use in their reel, as well as an end of the program showcase. All short films will be submitted to the public access channel phillycam for a possibility to be aired on their channel.

Cost: $60/day. Spots are limited. If you pay for a spot by June 13th, you will receive a $60 discount. If you can not commit to the full 12 day summer program, there are partial spots available, please inquire by email.

For more information, please contact Marcus at 267-918-7333 or email:


NEW! Performing Arts Camp

Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center, 3611 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia

June 22 – August 13, 2015

Hours: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (half-day camp: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 – 4:30 p.m.)

Camper ages: 3 – 18

Description: The Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center has served the Philadelphia community as a full service dance school for children and adults since 1986. In 2006, the Dance Center merged with and became a division of the Dancefusion non-profit organization. The Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center offers year-round training classes for children and adults and is dedicated to the education and preservation of dance as a performing art; teaching at the highest standards the many disciplines of dance to students who will make up our next generation of dancers, artists, patrons and public; using dance as a bridge to cross cultural, social and economic boundaries. Summer camp programs include the following activities: ballet, jazz, pointe, modern, hip-hop, singing, acting, crafts, and musical theater.

Cost: $275-$320 per week.

For more information and to register, click here.


Summer Woodworking Camp

Philadelphia Woodworks, 4901 Umbria Street, Philadelphia

July 13 – August 21, 2015 (weekly sessions)

Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Camper ages: 9 – 14

Description: We’re a woodworking school in Philadelphia focusing on beginner friendly, project oriented classes for adults and children. Our series of safe, fun and educational projects will be perfect to help children expand their understanding of hands‐on crafts and to develop confidence with basic woodworking tools. Your children will make great projects that they can enjoy using at home for years to come. Our 1-week camps are designed to build different projects each session, so multiple sessions will reinforce skills but will not duplicate the projects made!

Cost: $299 + materials ($59).

For more information and to register, click here.


Yes! And… Collaborative Arts Summer Theatre Camp

Independence Charter School, 1600 Lombard St., Philadelphia

July 13 – 31, 2015. One and three-week sessions.

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (optional before care and after care available)

Camper ages: children in grades K through 8th

Description: Yes! And… Collaborative Arts Summer Theatre Camp offers exciting, creative and transformative summer experiences for young people in grades K-8th. Our programs dig into each child’s imagination and awaken a sense of play and wonder. We explore dance, acting, music, visual arts and more in order to teach collaboration, working as a group, and building on each other’s strengths. At this years camp we will explore “What’s out there?”.

Cost: $300 per week (discounted pricing available). Scholarships are available – simply check the “Campership” box on your registration form and you will be contacted with details.

For more information and to register, go to: or call 215.278.4264.


Arden Theatre Summer Camp

62 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia

June 22 – August 28, 2015 (weekly sessions)

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m (1st-5th session)

Camper ages: students in grades 1 – 12

Description: Join Philly’s best theatre professionals for fun classes in Acting, Music, Storytelling, Improvisation, Dance, and Design at Arden Summer Camp. Inspiring creativity, Drama Camp motivates kids to create stories using characters and ideas built from their own imaginations. Explore the world of theatre, interact creatively, and make new friends at Arden Summer Camp!

Cost: 1st-5th session: $400 per week. Add a second week to your session for only $255! Price varies for Teen program depending on the number of weeks.

For more information and to register, visit:


Brooke Lanier Fine Art Summer Camps

Brooke Lanier Fine Art, 201 S. Camac Street, Philadelphia

More info coming soon.

Contact for questions and registration.


Mighty Writers Summer Camps

1501 Christian Street, Philadelphia

More info coming soon.

Visit for updates.


Philadelphia School of Circus Arts Camp

5900A Greene Street, Philadelphia

June 22 – August 28, 2015. One and two-week sessions.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (after care is available)

Camper ages: 5-18

Description: Get your kids moving, climbing, and going upside-down in our air-conditioned space.

Cost: Youth Camps cost $795 per camper for each two-week session and $395 per camper for each one-week Junior Camp Session. Youth Aerials Intensive for experienced aerial students: $975 for two weeks (June 22 – July 3).

More information is available at or by phone: 215-849-1991.


Philly Art Center Summer Art Camps

Fairmount Art Center, 2501 Olive Street; Queen Village Art Center, 514 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia

Early June through Memorial Day, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (extended care is available)

Camper ages: 4 – 12 (Kids Summer Camps); 9 – 14 (Tween Summer Camps)

Description: Kids Summer Camps: Award winning summer camps run by-the-week all summer long, starting in early June and going through Memorial Day! Each week, we delve deep into a new theme, experiencing a wide range of 2 & 3-D media, balanced by daily outside time and an exciting special event, museum trip or visiting artists! Campers are grouped by age and enjoy age appropriate studio challenges supported by the best art teachers in Philly! Tween Summer Camps: These totally tween-centered camps offer specialty themed weeks for kids who want to really focus on a particular medium! Led by experience artists educators, camp themes include: sewing, comics, crafts and hacks, as well as drawing and painting. Sign up for the themes that interest your budding artist! These camps run select weeks only, check the camps page for dates and themes!

Cost: $365 per session.

More details and registration information are available here. Call with questions: 215-765-2787.


Singer Songwriter Camp

The Moving Arts of Mt. Airy Studio, 602 Carpenter Street, Philadelphia

June 22 – June 26, 2015

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. with a concert on Friday evening

Camper ages: 15 – 25

Description: For creative, aspiring musicians ages 15 to 25! Do you dream of becoming successful in today’s entertainment business? Train with Philly’s best music industry professionals to develop skills in everything from songwriting and performing to marketing, networking, and even booking gigs!

Cost: $500 per week.

For more information visit or to submit an audition please email . Audition emails must include: What inspires you and what you’d like to do in the music industry. A YouTube video of your singing or playing a song (originals encouraged). Your name, age, school, email, phone and parents phone (if under 18). Please write “SINGER SONGWRITER CAMP AUDITION” in email subject.


Summer Clay Camps

The Clay Studio, 137-139 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia

July 6 – August 28, 2015

Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (half-day options available)

Camper ages: 6 and up

Description: Fire up your creativity and join the fun at The Clay Studio’s 2015 weeklong art camps, designed for ages 6 and up! Campers expand their imaginations and explore the exciting world of clay through a wide range of projects and building techniques. Whether working with sculpture, claymation, or wheel-thrown pottery, students learn in a supportive, small class setting with plenty of individual instruction and inspiration.

Cost: $360 ($320 for members) for full-day camp.

Questions can be directed to Josie Bockelman, Director of Education at 215-925-3453 x 23 or

For more info and to register online, visit:


WHYY Film and Journalism Summer Camps

150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Camper ages: teens finishing 9th-12th grade.

WHYY Young Journalists Summer Camp

June 29 – July 10, August 10 – 21, 2015

Description: This award-winning, hands-on camp gives you the opportunity to use WHYY production equipment to develop and produce news stories based on your interests, while under the tutelage of experienced media instructors. Facilitated by the staff of WHYY’s Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons, the two-week intensive camp features lectures and training sessions from the renowned staff of WHYY’s news department.

Cost: $1,200 (members); $1,350 (non-members). Scholarships are available.

WHYY Film Academy

July 13 – 31, 2015

Join our award-winning staff for an exciting opportunity to learn all aspects of movie production with other young filmmakers. Learn to script, shoot, act and edit movies as you create your own short film from script to screen, over three fun-filled weeks. If you have the desire to tell a story or have an interest in filmmaking, this is an excellent chance to express your ideas and use professional equipment!

Cost: $1,800 (members); $1,950 (non-members). Scholarships are available.


For more information and to register for both camps, click here or call: 215-351-3318.


PAFA Summer Art Camp

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia

June 29 – August 14, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (After-camp sessions are available).

Camper ages: 5 – 15

Description: PAFA’s summer camp offers enriching and creative experiences for campers in PAFA’s historical galleries, the art studios of the school and around the city. Week long fun and imaginative sessions give campers a chance to learn new skills, create art work and make new friends. Sessions are designed to appeal to all levels and interests of young artists.

Cost: Registration before April 6, 2015: $245/members; $265/non-members per session. After April 6: $280/members, $300/non-members.

For more information and to register, visit, call 215-972-2054 or email:


MADE Studios Teen Fashion Camp

MADE Studios, 305 Cherry Street, Philadelphia

July 20 – July 31; August 3 – August 15, 2015

Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Camper ages: 13 through 19

Description: MADE Studios, a premier fashion and sewing school located on Old City’s Boutique Row, is hosting a Teen Summer Camp. Students ages 13 to 19 can experience the world of Fashion Design from sketch to runway. Students will learn about mood boarding, fashion illustration, fabric shopping, introductory sewing skills, garment construction, and portfolio development. At the end of this 2 week camp, students will showcase a Cynthia Rowley cocktail dress, of their own design, in our MADE Junior Fashion Show. Bring friends and family for what will be a show to remember. Taught by Heather Durkee, design teacher at Charter High School for Architecture and Design, the class will give students the chance to make a cocktail dress, a fully illustrated portfolio, and of course, some new friends. Space is limited to 10 students. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Cost: $625 for a two-week session.

Schedule and Enrollment information is available here.

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Future Summer Music Camps

Rock to the Future, 2139 E Cumberland St

Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (early drop off and late pick up available)

Our innovative summer music camps will inspire and excite your child as they learn guitar, drums, bass, or keyboard and make new friends by forming a band with their peers! Our music summer camps are co-ed, ages 7-12 or 13-17, and last from 9am-4pm for a week (early drop off and late pick up available). We also feature a live student performance on the last day of camp. Experience is not necessary and instruments will be provided.


July 20-24, 2015

Camper ages: 7 – 12

Description: Spend a week learning the basics of acoustic and electric guitar! Learn basic chords, technique, exercises, and basic music theory. Learn popular songs and even write your own music. Students will receive daily lessons and creative workshops. At the end of camp, get a chance to be in the spotlight and perform live for family, friends, and peers. All instruments are provided; no musical experience is necessary.


August 17-21, 2015

Camper ages: 13-17

Description: Spend a week learning how to play music, write songs, and collaborate with other musicians. Students will arrive at Rock to the Future at 8 a.m. and have a fun filled day of learning their choice of guitar, bass, keyboards or drums. Students will receive daily lessons, creative workshops, and band practice. At the end of camp, get a chance to be in the spotlight and perform live for family, friends, and peers. All instruments are provided; no musical experience is necessary.


Cost: Rock to the Future Summer Music Camps are free for lower-income Philadelphia youth (scholarship application must be filled out and approved) and $250 for others.

For more information visit:


Girls Rock Philly Camp

Mastery Charter School – Thomas Campus, 927 Johnston Street, Philadelphia

July 27 – August 2, August 3 – 7, 2015

Hours: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Camper ages: girls ages 9 – 18

Description: For the first time in 2015, we’ll be running two sessions of rock camp. The first week will be for teens (13 to 18) and the second week will be for youth (9 to 12). Girls Rock Philly’s Summer Camp, is a program featuring instrument instruction, workshops, visiting artists, band practice, a showcase and a day in the studio recording their original songs. Campers have instrument instruction every day in groups of 3-5 organized by skill level and age. Campers also attend workshops on topics ranging from songwriting to improvisation to healthy relationships. At the end of the week, bands perform their original song at a showcase and then spend the next day recording their song in a professional studio.

Cost: $100-$450 sliding scale. Registration for 2015 Summer Camps opens on March 11, 2015.

Go to: for more information. Questions? Email:


The Nelly Berman School of Music Camp

461 W Lancaster Ave., Haverford, PA

July 13 – 17; August 3 – 7, 2015

Hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (before and after care is available for additional fee)

Camper ages: 7 – 16

Description: The week long summer camp at The Nelly Berman School of Music offers an unusually high-quality, personalized program for up to 20 students, providing unparalleled one-on-one attention. The emphasis here is on the quality of instruction, the results of which can be heard by the parents and friends themselves at the concert on end of camp concert on the final Friday of each week.

Cost: $450 per session.

For more information and to sign up, visit:, email: or call (610) 896-5105.


School of Rock Summer Camp

421 N 7th St (same building as the Electric Factory)

July 6 – August 14, 2015

Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Camper ages: 9-18

Description: School of Rock Camps are 5 days of learning and playing music, band bonding, and performing! Throughout the week the kids go from zero to a full set of songs and perform at the venue located in our school! Group rehearsal, song casting, one-on-one attention from our instructors, gear education, and band-related activities are all aimed at helping kids learn a set of songs and be totally ready to rock them by the end of the week. Whether you play drums, sing, shred guitar or bass or play keyboard-you’ll have a blast!

Cost: $408.75/session.

For more information and to sign up, click here or call 267-639-4007.


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Robotics Camp (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia

June 22 – August 21, 2015. One-week sessions

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Half Day AM Session: 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; PM Session: 12:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Camper ages: 6 – 12 (Robotics Camp with LEGO® MINDSTORMS®); 12 – 14 (Robotics Camp with Tetrix®)

Description: At Robotics Camp for ages 6-12, campers will use LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT 2.0 and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 to learn the fundamentals of building and programming a wide variety of robots. By learning important principles, campers will acquire the ability to create robots from their imagination, in addition to following instructions for specific robots provided by LEGO® and independent websites.

At Robotics Camp for ages 12-14 (August 10-14), campers will use Tetrix® from Pitsco. This Robotics Camp offers the next level for hands on learning in Robotics. Tetrix allows campers to build and program more complex robots using advanced features such as aircraft grade aluminum parts, powerful drive motors, wires, customizable remote controls, and engineering design.

Cost: Robotics Camp with LEGO® MINDSTORMS®: $479 per full-day full-week session; Robotics Camp with Tetrix®: $579.

For more information and to register, go here.


Computer Coding with Java Camp (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia

July 6 – 10; August 10 – 14, 2015

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Camper ages: 12 – 14

Description: This computer programming camp gives campers a glimpse into Java™, the popular operating software used on over four billion devices worldwide! Campers learn about the logic, planning, and calculations that go into building Java™ programs, in addition to sharpening skills in planning and problem solving. While working on a project throughout the week, campers have the opportunity to express themselves creatively and develop a project, coding from the backend. By the end of the session, campers improve their skills in Java™ and gain a better understanding of computer languages as a whole and leave camp with a cool project! Learning Java™ gives our campers a leg up in the tech world and a better understanding of how many programs work from the backend. No prior experience is necessary, but a basic understanding of Algebra is recommended.

Cost: $549/week.

For more information and to register go here or call (610) 664-8800.


Introduction to Programming with Scratch Camp (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia, PA

July 13 – 17, August 3 – 7, and August 17 – 21, 2015

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Camper ages: 8 – 11; CIT Ages 13 – 15

Description: At this awesome computer camp, campers gain great experience with computer science! Campers use Scratch, a program created by the MIT Media Lab, to create, program, and share projects. Campers code from the backend to create character actions and interactions, in addition to establishing entire interactive adventures and stories. Scratch uses a programming language that is in easy to understand English and created for its own platform. By moving and combining blocks of code, campers develop their own programs to create super cool animation projects. Campers can also make their animations interactive by including instructions, designing their character’s costumes, adding unique background images and sounds, programming their “sprites” (the objects that perform the actions in the project) to dance, sing, and talk, in addition to other endless possibilities. Campers enjoy customizing projects and using lots of creativity. For campers who want to get into computer programming, this is a great place to start!

Cost: $479/week.

For more information and to register, go here or call (610) 664-8800.


Video Game Design (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia

June 29 – July 3; July 27 – 31, 2015

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Camper ages: 6 – 12; CIT Ages: 13 – 15

Using the powerful program Fusion 2.5, campers learn how to create their own video games for use on computers, and create Apps compatible with iOS® devices (the Ipad® and iPhone®) and the Android™. No previous experience is necessary, however more complicated projects are offered to campers based upon their age and ability. Starting with a blank screen, campers begin with a single frame where they place objects, scenery, a scoreboard, and number of lives. They then use the events editor to program how objects behave in this environment. The games and Apps are then expanded to multiple frames and levels, resulting in a complete multi-level arcade and/or platform game/App.

Cost: $479/week.

For more information and to register, go here or call (610) 664-8800.


3D Innovation & Design Minecraft™ Camp (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia

June 22 – 26, July 6 – 10, July 20 – 24, July 27 – 31, August 3 – 7, August 10 – 14, and August 17 -21, 2015

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Camper ages: 7 – 12; CIT Ages: 13 – 15

Description: Stretch your imagination, improve your skills, and work individually or collaboratively (on our own private server) in the same virtual world! Our own servers allow campers to work together on the same projects, creating fun and dynamic group interaction! Using Minecraft as a learning tool, campers participate in one of the world’s most popular gaming platforms to create their own world. By using blocks and various resources, campers will literally “mine” and “craft” their own creations, with some project options including: a medieval village, landscape arenas, secret underground cities, pirate ships, high rise buildings, towers, bridges, castles, caves, roller coasters and entire amusement parks. Campers may also construct famous buildings and structures like the Space Needle, Petronas Towers, The White House, Taj Mahal, Buckingham Palace, The Pantheon and/or structures of their own choosing.

Cost: $479/week.

For more information and to register, go here or call (610) 664-8800.


Anthropologists in the Making

Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

June 29 – August 21, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Pre-camp and after-camp care is available).

Camper ages: 7 – 13

Description: Campers delight in topics such as mythology, dance, music, art, and customs from both long ago civilizations and modern cultures. Through gallery tours, scavenger hunts, art activities, games, and special guest performances, campers will discover the diversity of humankind, past and present.

Cost: Before May 1, 2015: $270 Members / $290 Non-members per session. After May 1: $290 Members / $310 Non-members. A limited amount of partial scholarships ($100 off tuition) are available until May 1. Email: for more information.

For more information about each session and to register go here.


Discovery Camp

The Franklin Institute, 222 North 20th Street

June 15 – September 4, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Extended day program is available).

Camper ages: children in grades Pre-K – 9.

Description: Our day camps allow campers to spend each week exploring the museum, engaging in hands-on science activities, participating in explosive live science shows, and making new friends—all while learning about the lively world of science! Each summer day camp session’s theme is independent of the other weekly themes. Campers do not need to attend weekly sessions consecutively; however it is highly recommended that campers attend a full weekly session to get the best camp experience and to engage in all camp activities.​

Cost: Before April 1, 2015: $315 per week (Members), $340 per week (Non-members); after April 1: $329 per week (Members), $359 per week (Non-members). Scholarships are available (apply by May 1, 2015).

For more information and to register, visit this page.


Academy Explorers Camp

Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

July 6 – August 28, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Optional before and after care available)

Camper ages: 5 – 12

Description: Academy Explorers Camp invites campers to learn about natural science in a safe, fun, and engaging way. Each week of camp explores an exciting new theme and features an off-site field trip.

Cost: $320 (members), $360 (non-members) per session.

For more information and to download Registration Form, go here.


ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp

Temple University College of Science and Technology, 1803 N. Broad Street

July 12 – 24, 2015

Camper ages: students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade

Description: This year’s camp theme: “STEMbiosis: Foundation of our Future.” The EMBHSSC is a two-week, academic, residential camp that emphasizes increasing students’ mathematics and science knowledge and skills while introducing them to college life and stimulating their interest in science and engineering as a potential career path. The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC) is organized to provide activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the Fall of 2013. The camp promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and supports historically underserved and underrepresented students with limited opportunities.

Cost: Students attend the camp free of charge. Students currently in grade 5, 6, or 7 who have an interest in science and mathematics, at least a B average in science and mathematics courses and a passing score on the state’s standardized science and mathematics tests are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: May 22, 2015.

For more information and to apply, go here.


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NEW! Soccer Shots Summer Camp

Smith Memorial Playground, 3500 Reservoir Dr, Philadelphia

August 17-21; August 24-28, 2015

Hours: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Camper ages: 4 – 8

Description: Soccer Shots is offering week long summer camps at Smith Memorial Playground for children ages 4-8. Join us for soccer instruction, games, crafts, snacks, playground fun and prizes!

Cost: $200/week.

For more information and to register, click here. Questions? Call 267-630-1557 or email:


Penn Sports Camps

University of Pennsylvania

From June 22, 2015

Description: A variety of sports camps are available, including swimming, basketball, football, soccer, gymnastics, tennis and more. For more information and online registration click here.


University City Field Hockey Day Camp

Drexel University, Buckley Field, The Field Complex, 43rd and Powelton, Philadelphia

June 29 – July 10, 2015. Two weekly sessions.

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Extended care is provided at no additional cost.

Camper ages: 6 – 12

Description: University City Field Hockey Day Camp (UCFHC) summer 2015 is for boys and girls. No experience or equipment required. We’ll teach your child how to play field hockey, with a focus on skill development, team building, sportsmanship, age appropriate fitness training and fun! Sign up for one week or two. We will give your child what is needed to have a great experience and all you will need to do is send a bagged lunch and a water bottle. That’s it!! Equipment supplied: Field hockey stick, balls. Age grouping: (6-8) and (10-12).

Cost: Early bird sign-up (by May 17): $265 for week 1 and $330 for week 2 ($280 after 5/18 for week 1 and $350 for week 2). Early bird sign-up for both sessions: $595 ($630 after 5/18).

Visit this page for more information and to register.

Contact: Steve Wagner: (phone: 215-901-6880).


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New! City Wild Camp

Fairmount Waterworks, 640 Waterworks Dr, Philadelphia

July 20 – August 7, 2015 (weekly sessions)

Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Camper Ages: 10-13

Description: LandHealth Institute and Fairmount Water Works introduce the pilot offering of City Wild day camp! This summer camp for curious kids offers off-the-beaten-path adventures through Philly’s neighborhoods to explore nature in the urban environment. Every day is a new adventure to a different part of the city – we’ll dip our toes in the Delaware, go behind the scenes of Philly’s hidden infrastructure, hike through our urban forests, and capture all of our adventures through journalling, video, and mixed media art projects.

Cost: $250/week. A limited number of scholarships are available. Contact the Camp Director, Scott Quitel, for details. (215) 802-7648.

For more information, go here. To register, please call the LandHealth Institute at (267) 571-5750.

High School Mock Trial Experience

Drexel University, Philadelphia

June 22-26, 2015

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Camper ages: rising high school juniors and seniors. Rising high school sophomores have been admitted on an individual, case-by-case basis.

Description: An intensive five-day program introducing high-ability students to mock trial and trial advocacy. Students will begin by learning the basics of trial procedure, courtroom decorum, the rules of evidence, and how to make proper objections. They will be coached throughout the week by local attorneys and members/coaches of the nationally competitive Drexel University Undergraduate Mock Trial team.

Cost: $625. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available.

Sign up at (select “Law” in lefthand-side panel) until June 1. Contact Michael Vitlip, Head Coach, Drexel Mock Trial or 215.895.1632 for more information.


West Catholic Prep Summer Camps (Summer Enrichment, Robotics, Music, Art, Personal Fitness, Basketball, Football, and more camps)

West Catholic Preparatory High School, 4501 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

June 22 – August 21, 2015 (weekly sessions)

Hours: Half-day camps: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Full-day camps: 8:30/9 a.m. – 3/4 p.m.

Camper ages: for students entering grades 4th through 9th.

Description: Students prepare to meet the challenges of high school with a strong foundation in academic and social skills.  West Catholic offers fun and enriching summer camps in academics as well as athletics and the arts. Note about food: Campers can purchase a variety of refreshments during breaks Monday through Friday, and may bring or purchase lunch during basketball and football sessions.

Cost: $100 – $300 per session.

For more information about camp dates and to register, click here.


The Evoluer House Summer Empowerment Programs for Teen Girls

Peirce College, 1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia

July 7 – August 27, 2015

Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays—10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Camper ages: girls ages 13 – 18

Description: Two programs are offered this summer: Personal Development Program is an exciting, fresh program taught by youth development and education professionals, to provide a reality-based learning experience to teenage girls to inspire a positive self-image, ambition, and true personal development. Youth Workforce Development Program provides teen girls with the social, resume-writing and communication skills they need to land a job, keep a job, and advance in their lives and careers. This 8-week program is taught by a great team of youth development, human resources, and image professionals.

Cost: Both programs are FREE for those who qualify. Others pay a small fee.

To register, email: Kyleen Shaw at: to request an application. Be sure to indicate which program you would like to register for. More information about the programs is available here. If you have any registration questions, please call 215-592-8988.


Bible Way Baptist Church Summer Camp

1323 N 52nd Street, Philadelphia

Dates TBA

Hours: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Camper ages: 3 – 12

Description: If you’re looking for a way to make new friends, be in a Christian Environment, go on trips and do a little learning, too, then the Bible Way Baptist Church Summer Camp is the camp for you.

Cost: Only $65/week! The extended camp (7 a.m. – 6 p.m.) is $80 per week. Call Sis. Emily at (215) 477 0778 or email for more information.


Chess Camp (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia, PA

July 6 -10; July 27 – 31, 2015

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m

Camper ages: 7 – 12; CIT Ages: 13 – 15

Description: By learning chess, our campers have the chance to sharpen their skills in logical thinking and planning, strengthen their discipline and focus, and engage in friendly competition! Grouped by age and ability, campers receive lessons in chess that focus on rules, strategy, and chess theory. Campers also engage in match play, which is essential to putting lessons learned into practice, and learning from situations that arise when the game is played. Campers will also experience matches with and without a chess clock, to expose them to numerous scenarios (timed and untimed) that will assist in their development as players. On Fridays, campers participate in an “in-camp” chess tournament with a round robin format. This gives campers the opportunity to participate in competition while in a friendly and supportive environment.

For more information and to register, go here or call (610) 664-8800.


CIT Leadership Program (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia

Ages: 13-15

Description: The Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Leadership Program is for motivated teenagers who want to learn and develop new skills while working with children in a camp setting. CITs receive an orientation-training prior to camp and become certified in CPR/First Aid. During the summer, CITs work under the close supervision of our instructors and camp directors, and an evaluation is provided each week (for learning & improvement purposes.) This program helps to prepare our CITs for future work experience and will also bolster their résumés. It also gives our CITs a chance to have a fun and productive summer where they can work in specialty camps of their choice!

To become part of our CIT Leadership Program, an applicant must “register” on and complete an application process. The CIT Leadership Program is offered for every camp that is offered at the University of Pennsylvania this summer. A CIT can choose to work from four to eleven weeks at camp, but a four-week commitment (full week) is the minimum requirement.

For more information and to register, go here or call (610) 664-8800.


Spanish Language Camp (Lavner Camps)

University of Pennsylvania (Houston Hall & Irvine Auditorium), Philadelphia

July 13 – 17, 2015

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m

Camper ages: 8 – 12; CIT Ages: 13 – 15

Description: Want to immerse yourself into a new language and culture? This camp is for you! Learning a new language is easy and natural for children, especially as their brains continue to develop cognitively and linguistically. Using interactive learning tools rather than textbooks, campers use more hands-on and fun methods to improve their language skills (speaking, reading, and writing), and explore the culture through traditional food, dance, history, music, media and much more.

Cost: $419/week.

For more information and to register, go here or call (610) 664-8800.


Al-Bustan Camp: An Arabic Language and Cultural Day Camp

Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia

June 22-26, 2015

Hours: 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Camper ages: children entering K – 5th grades

Description: AL-BUSTAN CAMP provides a fun, welcoming, and enriching environment that brings together campers, artists, educators, and families, while fostering curiosity and creativity. Children have the opportunity to engage with Arab arts and culture through a variety of activities, including music, visual art, storytelling and writing, poetry, and Arabic language instruction. Typically, camp is held for 3 weeks and open to middle-high schoolers, however, this year we see this as a pilot program for one week, to be expanded upon next year.

Cost: $300 if paid in full by May 1, 2015; $330 if paid in full by June 1, 2015. Scholarships are available.

For more information and to register, go here.


Intensive Summer Arabic with Arts

Friends Select School, 17th Street and Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

June 29 – July 27, 2015

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Student ages: Open to rising 8th through 12th graders

Description: Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture and Friends Select School are pleased to offer a new three-week intensive Arabic program for teenagers. The program includes four hours of Arabic reading, speaking, writing, and listening, integrated with two hours of arts instruction in visual art, singing, and drumming. The curriculum, utilizing a national standards-based Arabic curriculum for high school students, will closely integrate arts instruction with language learning and enable students to have a variety of experiences to deepen their engagement in the language and culture.

Tuition: $600 per student (full payment due by June 22). Limited scholarships, based on financial need, are available (apply by May 15th, 2015).

For more information and to register, click here.


Camp Jamison

Pocono Environmental Education Center (two hours from Philadelphia; transportation will be provided from a specific pick up location in Philadelphia)

July 20-24, 2015

Camper ages: 8 – 14 (CIT program is available to 15-16 year olds).

Description: At Camp Jamison children get to experience different activities every day such as creating arts and crafts activities, canoeing on two different lakes, swimming in the Delaware River, Environmental Education activities, friendly and competitive sports games, hikes on five different trails, adventure low ropes courses, and more!

Cost: $426. Full and partial scholarships are available.

For more information, click here or visit:


Camp Sojourner, Girls’ Leadership Camp

New Jersey School of Conservation, Stokes State Forest (Pocono Mountains),

August 3-8, 2015

Camper ages: girls ages 8 – 16

The summer program is located in the Pocono Mountains at the New Jersey School of Conservation, about two and a half hours away from Philadelphia. Buses take girls up to the camp at the beginning of the session and bring them home at the end of the session. Camp office: Calvary Church, 48th and Baltimore. Activities at camp include: swimming, boating, hiking, team-building, campfires, archery, and creative arts such as singing, dancing, drawing, painting, drumming, acting, sewing, and wood-working. Note: As of 2/24/15, we are accepting applications for our WAIT LIST ONLY, with the exception of 8 year old girls, where we still have a few spots available in that cabin.

Cost: Camp tuition is on a sliding scale, depending on family size and income, starting at $300. Scholarships are available.

For more information and to register, visit: or call: 215-951-0330 x 2180.


Little Green School House Summer Camp

219 S. Melville Street, Philadelphia

July 6 – August 28, 2015 (two-week sessions)

Hours: 8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (extended after care available)

Camper ages: 2 – 5

Description: During each two-week session we will do a Deep Exploration of a different topic and use our questions to learn. We’ll also visit parks and playgrounds, go on field trips, play in the water, and learn through music, art, dance, cooking, and gardening. We have a mixed-age environment for students ages 2 through 5 where were inspire all students as teachers and learners.

Cost: $540 for each two-week session, with extended care available for $210 per two-week session. Families who sign up for multiple sessions receive a discount.

For more information go here, call 215-222-0208 or email:


Nature Ramblers and Summer Adventure Treks at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road 

June 15 – August 21, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Before and aftercare available for 8 – 9 a.m. and 3:30 – 6 p.m.

Camper ages: 3 – 15

Description: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education offers two exciting, environmentally-based summer camp programs: Nature Ramblers for younger children and Adventure Treks for pre-teens and teens. All camp programs are run by experienced environmental educators and offer children and teens unparalleled opportunities to explore the natural world and their connection to it.

Cost: Camp fees start at $250/week for members, $270/week for non-members. Partial scholarships are available for low-income families.

For more information and to register, click here.


Second Chance Mission Summer Camp

Woodland Presbyterian Church, 42nd and Pine Sts, Philadelphia

June 22 – August 21, 2015 (weekly sessions)

Hours: 8 a.m – 5 p.m. (extended care available)

Camper ages: 5 – 10

Description: Our summer program offers a variety of fun filled days, including Advance Arts, Science explosion, Craft Mania, Drama and weekly field trips.

Cost: $125 per week ($85/week for campers who attend all summer). Both fees include breakfast, lunch, and snack. All forms of payment are excepted, including CCIS. A $25 non-refundable registration fee is required (this fee will also guarantee your child space). Registration begins May 1st from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For information contact 267-290-9972.


Summer Camp at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia

July 13 – August 14, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Camper ages: For children entering 3rd through 6th grades.

Description: Spend a week (or five!) this summer experiencing Japanese culture at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden! Boys and girls can try many Japanese hands-on activities in the beautiful Japanese House and Garden and at nearby Sakura Pavilion in West Fairmount Park. Each week ends with a special camper-led tour and performance for their parents and guardians. Campers will experience a different theme each week. Sign up for any or all of the offerings.

July 13–17: Taste of Japan (Food Week)

July 20–24: Way of the Samurai

July 27–31: Into the Garden

August 3–7: Sounds of Japan

August 10–14: Manga Madness

Cost: Non-Members $260/week, Members $235/week.

For more information about each session and to sign up, click here or email Nicole Schaller at:


Summer Cycling Day Camp

Neighborhood Bike Works, 3916 Locust Walk (behind St. Mary’s Episcopal Church)

June 29 – August 21, 2015. Two-week long sessions.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Camper ages: 8 – 14

Description: Summer Cycling Day Camp offers youth the opportunity to recondition a bicycle and earn a bike, helmet and lock in just two weeks! Youth complete the Earn-A-Bike curriculum in two weeks, and participate in fun outdoor activities, go on educational field trips and learn about safe cycling, nutrition and healthy lifestyles. Classes are limited to 12 campers per session. Campers MUST already know how to ride a bike and MUST be able to ride a bike for 20 minutes without having a rest.

Cost: $600 for the full-day two-week session. Scholarships are available. Camp registration opens on April 1, 2015.

Click here for more information.


Summer Daze Camp

Jumpstart Learning Center, 45 Long Lane, Upper Darby, PA

Dates TBA

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (before care (6:30 – 8:30 a.m.) and after care (4:30 – 6:30 p.m.) available for additional fee).

Snacks are provided but parents must pack bag lunches for campers.

For more information and to sign up call: 610-734-1560 or e-mail:


Summer Camp at PIC

Parent Infant Center, 4205 Spruce Street

June 22 – August 28, 2015. Two-week sessions.

Hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Camper ages: children entering grades K – 5

Description: Join us for an enriching summer of art, sports, dance, reading, outdoor fun and much more.
PIC’s urban campus provides easy access to all that the Greater Philadelphia area has to offer children during the summer. Camp is divided into five two-week sessions, each with a focus on different theme-related activities. In addition to themed sessions, campers enjoy water play, play at neighborhood parks, visit the museums and cultural institutions that surround us, take trips to the nearby lakes, movies, play games, and see shows by visiting musicians and other performing artists.

Cost: Tuition for sessions 2-5 is $485. Due to the July 4 holiday, the rate for the first session is $435. A one-week session is $280. Discounts and tuition assistance for qualified families are available.

To enroll, visit this page and download an application form, email: or call 215-222-5480, ext. 303.


Tree House Books: History Makers Summer Camp

1430 W. Susquehanna Avenue, Philadelphia

Dates TBA

Hours: Monday-Thursday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Camper ages: 7-13

Description: Tree House Books’ 4-week summer camp is a diverse learning experience for children to explore reading in exciting ways. Each of our camps will read a different book that focuses on a specific time in Black history or on specific African-Americans who changed history. Campers will connect the characters in their books to community stakeholders (past and present) here in Philadelphia. Campers will learn how to interview and record story as they talk with community members, create art and writing projects influenced by what they hear and display their work at our End-Of-Camp party.

Registration for our 2015 Summer Book Camps will open in April of 2015.

For more information, call 215-236-1760, email:, or go to:


Northwestern Stables’ 2015 Horseback Riding Camp

120 Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia

June 15 – August 7, 2015 (weekly sessions)

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Camper ages: 8 – 12

The camp is located at the historic Northwestern Equestrian Facility in Wissahickon Park. It is a terrific experience for children ages 8-12 who love horses. Each day, campers will have a riding lesson, and learn something new about horses. The afternoons are filled with fun arts & crafts, and games in the meadow. This program is the perfect fit for kids who have no previous horse experience, as well as those who are currently riding. By the end of the week, it’s fun to see how much progress campers have made in this concentrated riding opportunity. The program is staffed with full-time adult professionals and three additional counselors for each week.

Cost: $325 per week.

For more information and to register, visit:


Alexa Café: All-Girls Tech Camp

Held at Bryn Mawr College and select campuses nationwide

June 15 – July 31, 2015

Hours: Please check website

Camper ages: 10 – 15

Description: Calling all girls! Build tech skills in a unique, stylish setting where girls collaborate in small, close-knit clusters and discover coding, design, filmmaking, leadership, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and more. Weeklong day and overnight sessions for ages 10-15 are held at campuses nationwide. iD Tech also offers iD Tech Camps (ages 7-17, multiple locations in Philadelphia), iD Game Design & Development Academy (ages 13-18, held at Villanova), iD Programming Academy (ages 13-18), and iD Tech Mini (half/full day for ages 6-9).

Visit for more information and to register. Email: info@iDTech. com. Phone: 1-888-709-8324.


iD Tech Camps: Code, Game, Create!

Villanova UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania, West Chester and more locations nationwide

June to August 2015 (dates vary by location)

Hours: Please check website

Camper ages: 7 – 17

Description: Learn code, game design, app development, robotics, web design, film, photography, and more in a fun camp setting! Weeklong day and overnight programs for ages 7-17 are held at over 100 top universities nationwide. Create and innovate with personalized instruction—only 8 students per instructor. iD Tech also offers iD Game Design & Development Academy (ages 13-18, held at Villanova), iD Programming Academy (ages 13-18), Alexa Café (all-girls STEM program, held at Bryn Mawr), and iD Tech Mini (half/full day for ages 6-9).

Visit for more information and to register. Email: Phone: 1-888-709-8324.


The Miquon Day Camp

2025 Harts Ln, Conshohocken PA (bus transportation from and to University City locations is provided by camp)

June 22 – August 14, 2015

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. After camp care is available.

Camper ages: 4 – 11.

Description: Located in a 10-acre wooded valley just outside Northwest Philadelphia in Whitemarsh Township, we offer a rustic setting in which your children can have that summer camp experience of yesteryear. Long summer days filled with friendships & fresh air, swimming & sports, music & drama, arts & crafts. At Miquon Day Camp, children experience summer the way it used to be–when kids had freedom to play, wonder, and experience the joys of the great outdoors.

Cost: $495/week (discounts apply for 4+ weeks). Camp Fee includes accident insurance, bus transportation, beverages, snacks, and a cookout lunch on Wednesdays.

Click here for more information and to register. E-mail:


Uncharted Horizons Summer Camp

Chamounix Mansion, West Fairmount Park, 3250 Chamounix Dr, Philadelphia

July 6 – August 21, 2015. Weekly day and overnight camps.

Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (day camp)

Camper ages: 10+

Description: We are a West Philly-based youth theater and adventure camp. We use cooperative play and improv theater to build community bonds and support our campers as they grow. We are running seven weeklong sessions (Monday-Friday), the first four of which are 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. day camps and the last three of which are overnight camps. The weeks are July 6th-10th, 13th-17th, 20th-24th, and 27th-31st, and August 3rd-7th, 10th-14th, and 17th-21st.

Cost: The cost for day camps is $250/week, and the cost for overnight camps is $525/week for overnight campers and $350/week for day campers.

More information can be found at Contact email:


West Philadelphia Cooperative School Summer Camp

4625 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia

July 13 – August 28, 2015. Two-week sessions.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Camper ages: 2 – 6

Description: Summer camp days are filled with opportunities for open-ended play and exploration. Our experienced teachers lead a structured circle time that anchors the day with books, songs, and group activities connected to a different theme for each session. Summer camp themes are often related to nature, and children spend much of the day outdoors in our shaded yard and on the back deck where water play and fun sensory projects are offered daily. Trips to local playgrounds and gardens help connect our school to our neighborhood and community.

Cost: $40 per day​,​ with a $10 activity fee and $30 co-op fee per session ​.​

To sign up, email For more information, go here.


Wildlife Warriors Summer Camp

Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia

June 22 – September 4, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. Extended day options are available.

Camper ages: 4 – 13.

Description: This year, campers will help solve the mystery about what is happening to great apes globally. Become Great Ape Heroes and join with Zoo experts to take action and help save these amazing animals. Through each week-long adventure, campers will have exclusive animal encounters, science investigations, action-based projects, behind the scenes tours and of course, memories to last a lifetime.

Cost: $330 (members), $350 (non-members) per week.

Click here for more information and to register. Tel.: 215-243-5601.


Youth Summer Cooking Camp

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, 4207 Walnut Street

July 6 – 24, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Camper ages: 7 – 14

Cost: All-day full week – $525; All-day two weeks or more – $450 per camper per week. Tuition includes one chef jacket, hat and apron.

Registration deadlines: two weeks before the first day of camp unless sold out.

Click here to download Camp Registration Form. For more information, go here. Tel: 215-222-4200 Ext. 3067, e-mail:


YMCA West Philadelphia Branch Day Camp

5120 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

June 15 – August 28, 2015. Weekly sessions.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Extended care is available.

Camper ages: 4 – 14.

Description: Summer Day Camp programs include arts & crafts, sports, games, nature, adventure, performing arts, swimming, field trips, special events, story-telling, camp songs and many other activities. All activities are centered on a weekly theme.

Cost: Full Privilege Members: $170-$185/week; Program Members: $180-$195/week.

Registration closes two weeks before each camp week begins. Online registration closes on June 1, 2015. All campers must have a current Y membership.

To download the camp brochure, click here. For more information and to register, go here or call: 215-476-2700 ext. 2035.


ZoomDance Summer Camp

Major Moment Studio, 1624 South Street, Philadelphia

July 13 – August 28, 2015

Hours: Full days: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Early and Late Care options from 8 a.m. -4 p.m.

Camper ages: 3 – 8

Description: With lots of different movement classes, field trips, swimming, art projects, dancing, and performing there’s plenty of space for all kids to expend energy, express themselves, and find something new they love. Program may vary week-to-week, but specialty classes can include Hip Hop, Music, Yoga, Ballet, and Tap Dance. Each week will also feature ZoomDance performance workshops centered around one of our favorite stories. Pick your schedule: You can choose which weeks to attend, which days of the week you’ll join, and half or whole days.

Registration coming soon, email: with questions. Website:


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