Summer Camps

Here is a list of Summer Camps in and around the Philadelphia  Area. I have tried to include as much information to help you learn more about camps. I have a variety of camps some are full day, half day and even overnight camps.

If you don't see a camp listed here that meets your needs check out American Camp Association (ACA) Keystone Section has an easy to use Find-A-Camp search engine that allows parents to enter a lot of custom fields to locate day and overnight camps - you can find it, and other good information, at http://www.campparents.org.


Overnight Camps


NovaEdge Diversity in Engineering


Golden Slipper



Location: Haverford College and Villanova University

Ages: 10-18

General Information
Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs offers over 20 specialized experiences to middle and high school students. Students can choose one or two classes each week and can attend for half-day or full-day options. Classes range in subject matter such as fashion design, science, coding, cooking, photography, tennis, golf, business, and more!




Full Day Camps



Summer Success
Location: Villanova University


Character POP (Pieces of Positive Psychology) 2nd-4th
June 26th-30th 9am-4pm

Participants will develop the essential life skills and characteristics students need to thrive in the ever-changing and often demanding and stressful 21st century.



Creative Writing 2nd-5th
June 19th-23rd 9am-4pm

During this week-long creative writing class participants will strengthen their writing skills, publish their own book, and visit with a local author!


Growth Mindset 2nd-3rd
June 19th-23rd 9am-4pm

Participants will examine how the brain works and how it gets stronger and smarter through effort and learning.



Book Club 2nd-4th
June 26th-30th 9am-4pm

Using a book title that will be selected from a local elementary summer reading list, participants will focus on reading comprehension strategies through collaboration.









TOUCH OF CLASS DANCE STUDIO 
Location: Milltown  Square
150 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Downingtown, PA 

Summer Intensive
Monday, August 14th - Friday, August 18th
9:00am – 3:00pm
Cost: $400 per dancer
(Broomall Location)

A 5 day intensive including classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Improvisation, Musical Theatre, Injury prevention instructed by the nation's leading choreographers and master teachers.  


Ballet Boot Camp
Day Session Ballet Boot Camp - Mon. August 28th - Wed. 30th - 9 am - 1 pm 
Evening  Session Ballet Boot Camp - Mon. August 28th - Wed. 30th - 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Summer Dance Classes
Broomall Studio
Mondays June 12th – July 25th 
Tuesdays June 13th – July 26th

Downingtown Studio

Wednesdays June 14th – July 26th
Variety, of dance classes for all levels!

Valley Forge Educational Services' Summer Matters Camp




Location: Haverford College and Villanova University

Ages: 10-18

General Information

Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs offers over 20 specialized experiences to middle and high school students. Students can choose one or two classes each week and can attend for half-day or full-day options. Classes range in subject matter such as fashion design, science, coding, cooking, photography, tennis, golf, business, and more!


Briarwood Day Camp

Summer Discovery


Green Valleys Association’s Summer Nature Day Camps




Rock & Roll After School Summer Band Camp



Summerstage at People’s Light &  Theatre



Main Line Art Center


Camp Walnut


Children's Summer Dance Camp 

Berks East Gymnastics


Yellow Springs Camp


Discovery Camp at The Franklin Institute 


Location: Hamilton Family Arts Center, 62 N. 2nd Street in Old City Philadelphia.

Ages:  2-18

General Information: 
Join Philly's best theater 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. We offer a number of thematic camp offerings throughout the entire summer for kids of all ages. Camp themes included Where the Wild Things Are, Star Wars and Space Adventures, Sketch Comedy, and Harry Potter and Magical Creatures – to name a few. On the final day of each session, campers showcase all they have learned by presenting their own original play to family and friends – for example, participants in the Musical Theatre Camp for teens will be able to produce and perform the musical Seussical!
Philadelphia Circus Camp

BVSPCA Critter Camp 


ESF Summer Camps


Half Day Camp



Location: 3544 West Chester Pike Newtown Square, PA 19073

Preschool Camps (ages 4-5)
  • Animal Planet July 5-7 10am-12pm
  • Junior Disney July 10-12 10am-12pm
  • Under the Sea August 28- September 1 10am-12pm
Camps for ages 5-13
  • Trolls (ages 4.5-13) TWO CAMPS- July 10-12 1pm-4pm and August 28- September 1 1pm-4pm
  • (Disney) Theme Park Mania August 7-11 1pm-4pm
  • Awaken the Force: Galactic Rebel Training Camp August 14-18 9am-12pm
  • Cirque du Twirl August 21-25 9am-12pm
  • Dance VBS August 14-18 1pm-3pm


BounceU Exton Summer Camps



Little Sprouts


Stage Stormers
Location: Owen J. Roberts Middle School
Ages: 4-17 years old
General Information:
A theater program for children. Our goal is to help your child explore the infinite boundaries of their imagination by having them participate in one of our children's productions. A blend of instructional and performance opportunities, our summer theater programs will help you develop skills that will last a lifetime. Sessions will be held on the Owen J. Roberts School District campus. We welcome students from surrounding school districts to enroll. Our seasoned professionals will help your child develop a sense of confidence, learn about the theater and help them have one of the most memorable summers of their lives. Above all they'll have FUN!!!








South Exton KinderCare Summer Camp


1st Start Sports Camp
Location: Swarthmore College and Episcopal Academy
Ages: 4-7
General Information:
1st Start Sports Camp is a fun and energetic sports and fitness half day camp where kids will get introduced to a variety of sports such as soccer, lacrosse, and other fun gym games!