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Agnes Irwin, Summer at AIS
Summer at AIS provides a one-of-a-kind camp experience for boys and girls in PreK to Grade 12. From our youngest camper to our oldest Course for Credit student, there is an adventure ahead for boys and girls of all ages. Camps, academic courses and sports clinics are available throughout the summer to allow your camper to create a truly customized experience. Focus on your camper's specific area of interest or try something new! Design your summer adventure with 1.5 hour, half-day, or full-day options. Theater, crafts, robotics, 3D game design, field hockey and squash clinics, first aid training,
music, leadership workshops, biology and SAT prep are just some of the opportunities available — allowing children to exercise their minds, bodies, and creative spirits. Join us June 12-July 28 for an exciting summer adventure designed for and by YOU! For more information, visit summeratais.org or email summer@agnesirwin.org.
 
Alexa Café: All-Girls Summer Tech Camps
Held at Bryn Mawr College

This summer, encourage the awesome in your daughter. At Alexa Café, girls ages 10-15 discover a passion for technology in a unique environment that celebrates creativity, philanthropy, and entrepreneurship. Weeklong, collaborative courses are taught in small groups of just 8 girls per instructor—guaranteed—for the most personalized instruction. Girls learn engineering principles, code games, design websites, model 3D characters, snap photos, create films, print 3D objects, and much more.
We believe that technology should be fun and meaningful. At Alexa Café, it's all that and more. Join us as we inspire the next generation of makers. Visit us online at our website to find a camp near you. Questions? We'd be happy to help!
Visit: www.AlexaCafe.com Call: 1-888-709-8324
 
Appel Farm Arts Camp
For over 55 summers, Appel Farm Arts Camp has sparked the imaginations of thousands of young people as they interact with artists from around the world in a beautiful part of rural southern New Jersey. Our campers, girls and boys ages 7-17, come together for an overnight camp experience they won't forget! Our inclusive and nurturing community, with no auditions or competition, allows your child to thrive!
Programs in music, theater, dance, visual arts, photography, video, robotics, recording arts, creative writing, sports and swim, along with traditional camp activities like campfires, dances, and carnivals make for an unforgettable summer. Your child will be comfortable living away from home with healthy food choices from our organic garden and modern bunk housing. 1, 2, 4, 6 or 8-week overnight sessions give your family flexibility when planning your summer.
457 Shirley Road, PO Box 888
Elmer, NJ 08318
(800) 394-8478
www.appelfarmartscamp.org
camp@appelfarm.org
 
Bach to Rock
B2R's unique approach means students with NO previous musical training can be rocking out or singing in a group at camp. Rock Band and Glee Club are coordinated by age (6 or older), grade and musical interests & ability.
For younger kids, we offer a Rock City World Tour (4 - 5) that introduces diverse instruments like the African Hand-Drums and Australian Didgeridoos for kids to explore. Young kids will love spending time in this global musical vacation.
There's also a Recording Arts camp (10 or older) where students can work ‘hands on' in a small class on Pro Tools and our Studio Live digital mixer to learn studio recording.
Half day camps are 9 am - 1 pm or 1 pm - 5 pm. Full day camps are 9 am - 5 pm. Rock City is 9 am - noon.
wayne.b2rmusic.com
226 Sugartown Road, Wayne PA 19087 – Devon Square Shopping Center, Rt. 30 610-989-7625 (ROCK)
 
Bryn Mawr Film Institute: Summer Filmmaking Workshop
Be one of 12 high school students to collaborate on writing, producing, directing, and editing a film that expresses your ideas in your voice. Get hands-on experience with professional equipment and techniques, and learn valuable skills throughout the inspiring
filmmaking process.
824 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA
610-527-4008 x108
www.brynmawrfilm.org/education/production.php
 
Camp Leo
Ages 7 to 15
Join us as we explore the stimulating world of art with weeks of themes and opportunities to delve into new forms of expression! For camp details, contact Steph Bewley, 610-363-9622 ext. 2923 or sbewley@ymcagbw.org . Learn more at www.ymcagbw.org/camp .
• Imagination Station 7 to 12 years • Fashion Camp 10 to 15 years • LEGO Exploration 7 to 12 years
 
Camp UMLY 
Ages 4 to 12 years
Let your children experience the arts at the Upper Main Line YMCA this summer. From visual arts, like painting and clay to the performing arts, like dancing and theatre, we have something to light every camper's creative fires.
For details, contact Janelle Brandberg, 610-647-9622, ext. 2039 or jbrandberg@ymcagbw.org . Learn more at www.ymcagbw.org/camp .
• Lil' Creative Explorers 4 to 7 years • Creative Explorers 7 to 12 years • Art and Clay Discovery 7 to 12 years • Lil' & Jr. Chefs 4 to 12 years
 
Center on Central Young Rembrandts Art Camps
There are 4 weekly sessions for ages 6-12. Morning, afternoon, full day and extended day options are available.
Themes change weekly and lessons change daily. Morning and afternoon sessions are different from each other.
For more information and to register, please go to www.thecenteroncentral.com/ucoming-events/ or
call Katie Opher at 610-710-1487.
The Center on Central,
24 W. Central Ave., Paoli, PA 19301.
Mailing address is P.O. Box 1293, Southeastern, PA 19399
 
Clay Studio, The
Clay Camps are perfect for the budding artist looking for a fun and unique summer experience. Our artist instructors offer patient encouragement as they guide half- and full-day campers through clay projects that help them to learn basic ceramic techniques and grow artistically, all while creating lasting works of art.
139 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215 925 3453
www.theclaystudio.org
 
Community Arts Center‘s Summer Spree Visual Arts Camp and Teen Studios:
Metamorphosis: June 5 to August 25, ages 3 - 17

A camp experience is a gift that extends beyond summer. Community Arts Center's Summer Spree Arts Camp in Wallingford is the perfect place for kids to have fun, be creative, create memories, learn new skills, and work alongside teaching artists. Campers ages 4-11 will explore the theme Metamorphosis – finding inspiration in transformations occurring in nature and interpreting them creatively and enjoy outdoor games combining art and physical education. Teen Studios, for 12+, provide a supportive environment for teens to concentrate on a single medium such as cartooning, photography and ceramics, and more. We have half or full day options in 1or 2 week sessions over 8 art-filled weeks, June-August. Lunch care is available. CAC also offers a camp for children, ages 3-5, the first 3 weeks of June. Learn more about Summer Spree at Community Arts Center! Visit communityartscenter.org/summer-spree-visual-arts-camp or
call 610-566-1713 to request a brochure.
communityartscenter.org/summer-spree-visual-arts-camp
 
ESF Summer Camps
June – August 2017
ESF Camps (Education, Sports and Fun) is an award-winning, family-owned an d operated camp since 1982. ESF is excited to launch an exclusive partnership powered b y the Jack Welch Management Institute to bring the Junior Business Academy to all locations. This program will instill an entrepreneurial mindset in young adults while helping them to build a personal foundation for becoming innovative leaders and design thinkers. While ESF seeks to impro ve their program offerings each year, some things remain the same. They continue to build upon their cutting-edge, age appropriate programming, creating the premier summer experience. ESF Summer Camps provides summer camp experiences at three great locations in t he area including; The Haverford School in Haverford, The Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, and the Montgomery School in Chester. * Please Note: Course offerings vary by location
For more information about ESF Summer Camps, please call
610- 581 -7100 or visit esfcamps.com
 
Friends' Central's Summer Programs
Giving a parent the gift of a smiling child at the end of every day is the primary goal of every FCS Summer Program. With programs for boys and girls ages 3-17, we offer a variety of activities ensuring that each child will find his or her passion, making this the best summer yet! Swimming, archery, ceramics, and solar-powered s'mores are just a few of the exciting activities we have offered throughout our 90+ proven years. Don't miss out and join us this summer by visiting fcsprograms.org !
 
Handwork Studio, The
In this award-winning kids' needle arts, machine sewing and fashion camp, kids ages 5-16 will select one of our specialized camp programs:
Handwork Day Camp ( Ages 5-12) - Imagine your child spending her day in the care of warm and loving counselors, knitting, crocheting, hand and machine sewing the day away, making the most adorable creations.
Glamorize Your Doll ( Ages 7-10) - Designed for campers who have the desire to create trendy clothes and accessories for their very own 18” doll.
Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp ( Ages 9-15) - Whether you have a budding fashionista with her own sense of style and design or a crafty kid who craves making a one-of-a-king panda unicorn, then our camp maybe just the thing.
Fashion Bootcamp ( Ages 11-16) - In this award winning program, aspiring designers will immerse themselves in the fashion world by learning how to execute a collection. From sketching and draping to sewing and modeling, watch your fashion dreams come to life! The result: Go to our website to check out our 40+ locations in 13 states.
35 N. Narberth Ave., Narberth
610-660-9600
www.thehandworkstudio.com
 
HomeCooked
3 nights off Dinner Duty for Parents, 3 days of Fun for the Kids!
Tues, Wed, Thurs 10am-1pm OR 2-5pm, Boys & Girls Ages 6.5-11
Campers make a dinner entrée & a dessert (serves 5) for their family to enjoy each night!
Calling all aspiring young chefs, boys and girls, we've got a great summer camp for you and your family will love it too! 3 hours, 3 mornings or 3 afternoons… and each camper comes home with a ready-to-cook dinner entrée and dessert for 5 people each night! Follow simple cooking directions at home & dinner's done!
Each day features different recipes and topics like kitchen safety, healthy eating, reading recipes, measuring & more!
“Finally the Mom gets something! Dinner off for three nights!” Peggy Mercer, Phoenixville
1 Paoli Plaza (across N Valley Rd from Paoli Station, up from Paoli Nudy's) Paoli, PA 19301
610.647.1002
HomeCooked.net
 
iD Tech Camps: The Future Starts Here
This summer, explore a top campus, make friends as you master new tech skills, and join a community of more than 275,000 alumni. At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 can learn to code, build websites, design video games, experience virtual reality, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, and more! These weeklong, day and overnight summer programs are held at prestigious campuses nationwide and in the Philadelphia area, including the University of Pennsylvania, Villanova, and Arcadia University. iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style. Tech-savvy instructors teach curriculum in small groups of just 8 students per instructor and campers enjoy long-term benefits that extend into future careers. iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform. Get started today at www.iDTech.com or call (888)709-8324 and join us as we inspire the makers of tomorrow.
 
Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs
For 30 years, Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs has been dedicated to providing stimulating and enriching experiences for children and teens through diverse, innovative programs in tennis, golf, enrichment, business, internships, cooking, the arts, and Canyon Ranch for Teens. 
Bryn Mawr, PA U.S.A.
800-TRY-JKCP
www.jkcp.com
 
Kitchen Wizards
For over 13 years, Kathy's Just Desserts has offered quality culinary enrichment programs for kids and for adults. Now, as Kitchen Wizards, we continue to help kids of all ages to discover the magic of cooking, one bite at a time, through our cooking camps, candy birthday parties, scout workshops, Ladies' Night Out events, and more. Visit our site for scheduled programs or book your own event. We also sell made-from-scratch cookie trays, breakfast pastry trays, and special occasion/wedding cakes!
610 348-5284
kw@kathysjustdesserts.com
www.kathysjustdesserts.com
 
Kitchen Workshop, The
Does your child refer to extra virgin olive oil as E.V.O.O and do they HAVE to be home to watch the latest episode of “Chopped”? If so, you may have a budding chef or cheffette on your hands! If your child loves to help you prepare dinner in the kitchen or is advanced enough to cook an entire meal, please fuel that passion by sending them to summer cooking camp at The Kitchen Workshop! Our summer programs will introduce your child to many aspects of the culinary and baking worlds. Along with knife skills, nutrition, kitchen sanitation and safety, your child will spend a week cooking dishes “hands-on”. Your child will build confidence, learn about kitchen safety, gain an understanding of nutrition, make new friends, and above all, have the most fun they've ever had in the kitchen! Space is very limited so sign up today!
Offering half-day and full-day camps for ages 8-12 & 12-15.
Visit www.Kitchen-Workshop.com or call (610) 993-2554.
 
Lavner Camps: Creative Arts Camps ( Ages 6 to 14)
Develop YOUR Skills in The Arts!
***Award-Winning Summer Camps***
1:8 Staff to Camper Ratio... or better!
Lavner Camps is very excited to offer the following Main Line Creative & Fine Arts Camps for Summer 2017: Culinary Arts Camp, Fashion Design Camp, Digital Fashion Design Camp, Fine Arts Camp, Theater Camp, Acting Camp, Hand Sewing: Stuffed Animal Creations!, Graphic Design Camp, Photography Camp and Jewelry Design Camp! Our Premier Summer Camp Locations : Waldron Mercy Academy (Merion Station), Rosemont College (Rosemont), Malvern Preparatory School (Malvern), Valley Forge Educational Services ( Malvern), University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), West Chester University (West Chester) & More! June 12 to August 25 ( Monday-Friday) . Regular Hours 9am-3:30pm. Extended Hours Available - 8-9am & 3:30-6pm. CIT Leadership Program (ages 13-15). www.lavnercampsandprograms.com Info@lavnercampsandprograms.com (610) 664-8800
Lavner Camps is accredited by the American Camp Association!
 
Lavner Camps: Culinary Arts Camp ( Ages 7 to 14)
Discover YOUR Inner Chef! Campers learn about the importance of kitchen and food safety, ingredients, homemade recipes, healthy eating and teamwork, all while having a blast! Our mission is to provide a completely hands-on learning experience in a safe and child-friendly environment. Lavner Camps instructors are excellent cooks and bakers, and are experienced in a diverse background of culinary dishes. Culinary Arts Camp is a fantastic way to meet other children with similar interests while learning life-long skills and having fun. Cooking - AM Baking - PM Our Premier Summer Camp Locations : Waldron Mercy Academy (Merion Station), Rosemont College (Rosemont), Valley Forge Educational Services (Malvern), Plymouth Meeting Friends School (Plymouth Meeting) & More! June 12 to August 25. Extended Hours Available - 8-9am & 3:30-6pm. www.lavnercampsandprograms.com Info@lavnercampsandprograms.com (610) 664-8800
Lavner Camps is accredited by the American Camp Association!
 

Main Line Art Center Art Camp & Pre-Teen Studios
Haverford
The Art of Innovation & Invention

Ages 4-12

Art, science, engineering, and fun collide in one STEAM -tacular summer at Main Line Art Center in Haverford! In each week-long session, artists ages 4-12 explore painting, ceramics, jewelry, digital art, photography, and more through creative projects inspired by our theme, “The Art of Innovation and Invention!” Half day, full day, and extended care options available. Pre-teens and teens have their own programs where they can select their mediums and build the perfect summer.
Discounts for multiple sessions and siblings, and scholarships and financial assistance is available. Call us today for a brochure, or
visit our website to register online: www.mainlineart.org 610.525.0272

 
Media Providence Friends School Summer Camp
For over 40 years, MPFS has provided the community with a summer camp progra m designed to keep young minds happy, healthy, and growing all summer long . In a world of packed schedules during the school year, Summer Friends provides some much needed fun in the sun as well as educational activities, field trips, and more! Summer Friends at MPFS provides children ages 3-10 with an opportunity to participate in weekly thematic units, taught by certified elementary teachers. Weekly themes may include space week, tie-dye week, sports week, and under the sea week . Children enjoy the freedom of summer in a welcoming, safe, and relaxed environment. Enriching on- site programs are complemented by field trips to museums, zoos, and other local venues.
www.mpfs.org
 
Merion Mercy Academy Summer Programs – A Bright Spot in Your Summer!
We are excited to announce our expanded Academic, Enrichment, and Sports programs for boys and girls entering grades 6 through 12. Join us for an exciting class in Digital Photography or Science Forensics. Our 6th and 7th grade Jump Start Extended Day Enrichment offers singing, drama and other creative arts. Visit our website to learn more about these and all our exciting summer programs. Online registration is available.
www.merion-mercy.com/summerprograms
For more information, contact Barbara Harrison, Director of Summer Programs – 610-664-6655 Ext. 120
bharrison@merion-mercy.com
 
Penn Charter Summer Camps offer more choices than ever, with more than 30 camps. Because summer should be an opportunity to try something new – or to dive into something we already love – Penn Charter has camps that explore science, creativity, Spanish imme rsion and sports broadcasting. New this year, sports broadcaster Joe DeCamara, host o n sports talk WIP 94.1, will run a camp to give kids and teens hands-on experience with play-by-play, hosting a ta lk show and conducting TV interviews. The newest in PC's series of science camps is Drone Camp, in which kids will use Syma XIIC drones to learn flight basics and then complete an obstacle course, high altitude, photo and safe-landing challenge. Musical Instrument Design and Creation Camp teaches how to build instruments with laser cutters and 3D printers to create ukuleles, djembe drums and flutes. Two Spanish camps will explore environmental issues and delve into the rich cultures of Latin America.
www.penncharter.com/summercamp
 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Summer Fundamentals
Art Camp
Popular art camps offer enriching, creative experiences in the Pennsylvania Academys galleries & studios & around town. A variety of weeklong sessions are available for all levels of young artists, 6-15 years.
Broad and Cherry Sts., Phila.
215-972-2061       
www.pafa.org
 
Photography Workshop, The
Photographers tell stories. They present the dynamics of life in the big city and the rural countryside. They represent historic record, buy they can also shatter our understanding of history. Photographs preserve our memories and inspire us to become more aware. They reveal our dreams. They excite us. They clarify and mystify. The joy of photography lies in all its infinite possibilities. Each and every photograph offers the extraordinary pleasure of discovery. Viewing, discussing, and creating images is a passage to self-discovery that enhances ones self-esteem. Studying photography is a conduit to a better understanding of various cultures and different ways of seeing, believing, and thinking. Photography broadens our perception of ourselves and the world. Photography is about more than technique; it is about perception and communication. Because the power of photography lies in its ability to communicate our perceptions of the world, photography can intersect with many areas of study. Offering 17 camps at 5 locations for ages 8-11 & 12-16. Visit www.photography.camp or call (484) 604-2004
 
The School in Rose Valley Summer Camp A Summer of Choices
Day Camp
for Children ages 3 - 15
Campers Design their Days
choosing from art, nature, sports & games, woodshop, archery, drama, dance, music, cooking, and more
Beautiful wooded campus on 8 plus acres, near Media , surrounded by a wildlife preserve
Swimming Lessons daily
in our on-site pools
Preschool Program
for 3 & 4 year olds with part-time options
Counselor-in-Training Leadership Program
for 13 - 15 year olds, by the week or for all 8 weeks
Hours 8:30am - 3:30pm daily; extended care 7:30am - 6pm
Staff to Camper ration of 1:4
www.theschoolinrosevalley.org
 
Summer @ Episcopal
A personal and educational enrichment program for boys and girls entering Kindergarten through 12th grade featuring arts, sciences, technology, and athletics as well as academic courses for credit. With over 125 courses ranging from Physics to Jewelry Making, flexible scheduling, and early drop-off and late-pick up, Summer @ Episcopal is the perfect choice for active kids and busy families. For more information, visit
www.episcopalacademy.org
 
University of the Arts Pre-College Summer Institute, The in Philadelphia offers intensive summer programs for high school students in art, media + desi gn, creative writing, dance, jazz + contemporary music, music business and theater. Credit bearing programs range from two to four weeks. Find out more
 
Wayne Art Center "LOST WORLDS" Summer Art Camp 2017
Each season, this popular program welcomes over 1,500 campers from our community. This summer, children will join us and travel across time, space, and land to discover and imagine lost worlds. Over twelve, one-week sessions, let your child become a world explorer as we travel through lost worlds and civilizations of the past! The Wayne Art Center offer s full and half-day classes suited to every age and level of artistic abili ty each summer as part of the Art Camp experience. We hope that you will make the Summer Art Camp part of your schedule this year! For more information on the 2017 Summer Art Camp, visit our website at www.wayneart.org or call Tessa Downs, Summer Camp Director, at 610-688-3553 ext. 208.
 
West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts @ Uptown!:
Camp WCStudio

Award-winning WCStudio is back with a summer packed full of fun and learning. Your performer will take the stage at WCStudio's new home with Uptown! at the Knauer Performing Arts Center, the new professional theater in West Chester. Our camps: Kids Show, Teen Show, Triple Threat Camp, Storybook Theatre, Glee Week, Acting for the Camera and Summer Stock will run from June 12th. – August 18th. Performers, age 4- 17, have the opportunity to work with professional actors, directors, choreographers and musical directors. Give your child the opportunity to find their inner voice and enhance their theatrical skills – while having fun! The WCStudio family creates a warm and encouraging environment perfect for students to express themselves whether they already love the spotlight or are trying to come out of their shell. Early Bird Discounts! Camps are held: Knauer Performing Arts Center, 226 N. High Street, West Chester PA. www.westchesterstudio.com
484-995-2915, therese@westchesterstudio.com
 
West Hill School, The
1455 West Hill Road Rosemont
The fun and engaging West Hill Preschool Summer Program, June 5 – June 30th, is for children 2.7 to age 6. Children discover the fascinating world of BALLS, BOXES, WATERPIPES and WHEELS ! This program immerses the children into thoroughly planned themes with integrated activities in literacy, mathematics, science, art, all taught by educators. We combine learning and discovery with music , creative-movement, waterplay, storytelling, yoga and outdoor fun for the perfect camp experience for young children. Camp runs daily from 8:45am – 11:45am daily, with optional extended day opportunities until 12:45 pm or 1:45 pm (parents/guardians provide lunch).
For more information, visit www.thewesthillschool.org or call the Summer Session Director at 610-525-7660
 
Wolf Performing Arts Center (Wolf PAC) has unique summer programs for all who enjoy theatre in grades K- 12 . Campers will act, sing and dance in a full-day program . With an option for one- week (a review-style show) or two- week (a Broadway Junior show) sessions, campers work toward a final performance for families to enjoy. Campers also expand their creativity and lov e of the performing arts in a wide variety of engaging electives such as improvisation, playwrit ing, Broadway dance, a capella singing and much more! Our acclaimed Wolf HIGH program (rising 9 th - 12 th graders) offers high school students an opportunity to improve their acting skills as well as mento r younger campers as Counselors- in -Training in each two-week session. Before and After care available. Wolf Performing Arts Center 1240 Montrose Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 610 642 0233 www.wolfperformingartscenter.org
 
 
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