You just had them home for Spring Break, and now you're thinking about how you'll entertain your little ones when summer vacation rolls around in a couple of months. No worries! We've rounded up some of our favorite Summer Camps for this season in the area that cater to just about every interest. You're sure to find something they'll love!
For ... the budding performer.
With offerings for K-12, your child can act, sing and dance to their hearts content. Whether they are being introduced to musical theatre, or are veterans of the stage and want to brush up on their skills, Wolf Performing Arts Center's Summer Theatre Camp 2018 is going to make them feel like the budding star that they are!
Wolf Performing Arts Center | 1240 Montrose Avenue, Bryn Mawr | 610-642-0233
For the ... water bug.
Whether your child is fascinated with local history or simply loves a good adventure, the Seaport Summer Camp is a unique experience tailored for ages 6-12. Campers will tour the National Historic Landmark ships, will have hands-on on-water programming (in the Delaware River!) and can learn about the science and history of Philadelphia's waterways.
Independence Seaport Museum | 211 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia | 215-413-8663
For the ... traditionalist.
If your child daydreams of an traditional overnight summer camp experience complete with nature, arts and crafts, and campfires, than Camp Jamison is for them! They believe that overnight summer camp should be a rite of passage for all children because it helps them develop into independent, confident, and curious children who appreciate nature. Camp Jamison works hard to ensure that as many children as possible can attend their diverse, inclusive, and affordable summer camp program.
Camp Jamison | 1 302-990-2267
For the ... child with a social cognitive deficit.
If you have a child that has High Functioning Autism or ADHD, Camp Pegasus might be for them this summer. Camp Pegasus merges social skills therapy techniques with creative art therapies and traditional summer camp activities. Through social, physical, and creative activities, your child will build their self-esteem with new friends.
Camp Pegasus | 600 Haverford Rd., Haverford | 610-649-1080 x3
For the ... artist.
Children ages 4-15 can partake in PAFA's infamous Summer Art Camp! From Printmaking to Illustration, students can learn from talented instructors and will get to experience fun themes each week that will keep the educational program lighthearted. Each day will include a morning and afternoon session with a break for snack and lunch.
PAFA | 118-128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia | 215-972-2054