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The Agnes Irwin School embarks on a summer adventure that highlights the individual camper and the independent nature of each child. Summer at AIS: Adventures for the Independent Spirit offers flexible schedules and a wide assortment of new courses for boys and girls ages 4-18. We recognize that boys and girls have different needs and interests. With that in mind, campers are empowered to build their own itineraries. Campers and their families can enjoy the freedom to create full-day or half-day programs, sample a variety of activities or focus on a particular area of enrichment. Creative courses include Walnut Street Theatre Camp, AIS Music Academy, Drama, Creative Dance, Crafting, Art Studio, Actor's Workshop, Creative Writing, Photography, GarageBand, Graphic Novels, Jewelry Design, Painting and Pottery, and more! Join us June 13-July 29 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.
Alexa Café is held at prestigious campuses nationwide, including Bryn Mawr, UC Berkeley, Rice, and Georgia Tech. In addition to this all-girls summer program, iD Tech also offers weeklong camps for kids and teens, early-education STEM programs, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform.
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. Appel Farm Arts Camp is located in southern New Jersey, only 45 minutes from Philadelphia and Wilmington, and 2.5 hours from New York City. “Appel Farm was the most incredible and life-changing summer of my life.” ~ Levee, former camper Appel Farm Arts Camp
457 Shirley Road, PO Box 888
Elmer, NJ 08318
(800) 394-8478
www.appelfarmartscamp.org
camp@appelfarm.org
 

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

June 13 - August 26
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

 
Art Camps by Young Rembrandts at The Center on Central
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
 
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)
 
Baldwin Day Camp: The twenty-five acres of lovely grounds and spacious air-conditioned indoor accommodations of The Baldwin School provide for every need in all weather. Three large playing fields, and archery range, five new tennis courts, volleyball court, and “The Super Tent” for outdoor cooking and the camping program, provide for some of the outdoor activities. Full day campers will swim twice a day in the beautiful collegiate size pool. Each group is scheduled for a daily period of expert swimming instruction as well as a recreational swimming period. The swimming program is directed by qualified Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and staffed by certified lifeguards. More Info
 
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.
Meets Mondays-Thursdays, 10am to 3pm, June 27-August 4.
824 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA
610-527-4008 x108
www.brynmawrfilm.org/education/production.php
 
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 more information, contact Karen Murphy, 610-647-9622, ext. 2500 or karen.murphy@umly.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 
 
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:
eARTh Forms – June 22 – August 21 st – Ages 3 - 17

A special summer camp experience is a gift that extends well beyond summer. Community Arts Center's Summer Spree Day Camp in Wallingford is the perfect place for kids to have fun, be creative and work alongside experienced teaching artists, creating memories and learning skills that will last a lifetime.
This year, campers ages 4 -11 will explore eARTh Forms - exploring nature's beautiful designs - during half or full day options in one or two week sessions over eight art-filled weeks, June through August. Young artists will find artistic inspiration in discovering the patterns and rhythms of the world all around us, from tiny shells to spinning galaxies. We will create all kinds of works of art, from drawing a tiny leaf through a magnifying glass, to building a sculpture garden together, complete with a giant, colorful, whirling spiral mosaic sculpture!
Summer Spree's Teen Studios, for artists 12 and up, provide a welcoming and supportive environment for teens to follow their interests and concentrate on a single medium in areas such as cartooning, digital drawing and photography, ceramics, and yoga, to name a few.
All campers will also enjoy outdoor yard games that combine art and physical education and allow them to connect with their friends during each session.
Special camp for pre-K kids and lunch care are also available. To learn more about Summer Spree's program details, visit communityartscenter.org/summer-spree-visual-arts-camp
or call 610-566-1713 for more information or to request a brochure.
 
Continuing Studies in Design at Harcum College Summer 2014 Harness your natural talents while developing real-world industry skills this summer with a design course at Harcum College. Our Continuing Studies in Design program offers classes for personal enrichment and professional development for students of all levels and abilities in three areas: Digital Design, Fashion Design, and Residential Design. Courses are open to high school students to satisfy their curiosity about art and design, nurture existing talents, or build a portfolio for college. Join us this summer at our Bryn Mawr campus, learning from professionals in the field.
Digital Design - explore the dynamic graphic design tools of Adobe Creative Suite's Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign programs.
Fashion Design - Students will learn the techniques to realize and communicate their own unique vision by building the skills necessary to create and construct individual design garments.
Residential Design - Students develop the skill set and critical thinking needed to design living spaces that enhance people's lives. Please call 610-526-6087 for questions and to be added to our mailing or e-mail list -- and receive upcoming program information. More information can be found at www.harcum.edu/csdesign .
 
Creative Arts Camps at Lavner Camps! (Ages 6 to 14)
Develop your skills in the Arts!
Lavner Camps is excited to offer the following Creative Arts Camps for Summer 2016 : Culinary Arts Camp, Fashion Design Camp, Filmmaking Camp, Hand Sewing Camp: Stuffed Animal Creations!, Jewelry Design Camp, Photography Camp, and Theater Camps . These super popular camps are located at the following premier Pennsylvania locations: Germantown Academy (Fort Washington), Gwynedd Mercy University (Gwynedd Valley), Malvern Preparatory School, (Malvern), Plymouth Meeting Friends School (Plymouth Meeting), Rosemont College (Rosemont), University of Pennsylvania ( Philadelphia ~ University City), Valley Forge Educational Services (Malvern), Waldron Mercy Academy (Merion Station), and West Chester University (West Chester).
Lavner Camps also offers a CIT Leadership Program for teens ages 13 to 15.
Camps are in session from June 13 to August 19 depending upon the specific camp and location. Campers may sign up for one week or multiple week options . Extended hours are available at each location (8:00am to 6:00pm).
For more information about any computer-based camp and/or the CIT Leadership Program, visit www.lavnercampsandprograms.com , email Info@lavnercampsandprograms.com or call the Year-Round Office at (610) 664-8800. Lavner Camps is accredited by the American Camp Association.
 
Culinary Arts Camp at Lavner Camps! (Ages 7 to 14)
Campers at the Culinary Arts Camp will learn about the importance of kitchen and food safety, ingredients, home-made 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 chefs are excellent cooks and bakers, and are experienced in a diverse background of culinary dishes.
Throughout the day, campers will enjoy both group and individual lessons with the chefs, combining cooking and baking techniques while learning how to navigate through the kitchen. The variety of dishes and desserts learned throughout the week will be international and domestic. Culinary Arts Camp is a fantastic way to meet other children with similar interests all while learning life-long skills and having fun. The best part of each day, of course, is eating the tasty food and desserts, and bringing them home for Mom and Dad to enjoy as well!
www.lavnercampsandprograms.com
 
Design Courses for Teens - HARCUM COLLEGE
Design courses in the heart of the Main Line. The summer Continuing Studies in Design program at Harcum College is open to 9th–12th grade students who have an interest in developing their skills as artists and designers. Classes are modeled after Harcum's associate of arts degree and certificate programs. Explore the dynamic graphic design tools of Adobe Creative Suite's Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign programs; or learn the techniques to realize and communicate your own unique vision by building the skills necessary to create and construct individual design garments. Teens can enroll in an array of courses, including Digital Design , Fashion Design , Residential Design , Life Drawing , and Portfolio Development .
Please call 610-526-6087 for questions and to be added to our mailing or e-mail list -- and receive upcoming program information. More information can be found at
www.harcum.edu/csdesign
Harcum College is conveniently located in Bryn Mawr, PA between Lancaster and Montgomery Avenues across from the Bryn Mawr Train Station—Paoli/Thorndale Line.
 
ESF Summer Camps
ESF (Education, Sports and Fun) has been an award-winning operator of Summer Camp programs since 1982.
ESF provides over 60 world-class activities for boys and girls ages 3 to 16, designed to encourage exploration and help campers discover their passion.
Mini Camp (age 3) is a fun-filled, first camp experience offering arts & crafts, dramatic play, science & nature, music & dance, sports, water play, and theme days.
Day Camp (ages 4-8) activities, led by an experienced staff, include daily swim instruction and exciting, hands-on activities featuring: sports, art, science, music/drama and much more!
Sports Camp (ages 6-14) is comprised of four age divisions offering topnotch instruction and game play for all skill levels across multiple sports offerings. Instruction and league games in soccer, basketball, baseball & softball, street hockey, lacrosse, team handball, and flag football with swimming available daily.
Senior Camp (ages 9-15) offers multi-level programs and
True Life Adventures designed to broaden the horizons of our older
campers. Enjoy fun, award-winning activities: swimming, art, sports,
fencing, martial arts, team initiatives, service learning and much more!
Leadership Exploration and Development Program (LEaD)
(ages 15-16)
Prepare to be a part of the next generation of ESF Leaders. Discover your unique leadership abilities and gain rewarding experience that will help you develop the skills to be a future ESF counselor or coach!
Specialty Major Camps (grades PreK-10), Specialty camps for varied grades and interests. Hands-on, real world experiences,
unique paths to choose. Select from a one-week or two-week major in areas such as Science and Visual and Performing Arts
Tech Camps (grades K-10)Choose from a variety of
technology camps for a hands-on experience that allows for imagination, exploration and fun! Camps include: game design, Minecraft, digital video and stop motion animation, web design, LEGO
Master Builders, virtual reality, digital photography and graphic design, robotics and more!
Main Line Tennis Camp (ages 6-15) Designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Morning, afternoon and full day
sessions. ESF offers 1-10 week options. An optional extended day program is available.
Please call 610-581-7100 or visit our website at www.esfcamps.com . Camp locations in Haverford, Newtown Square , Chester Spring and Chestnut Hill. Please ask about upcoming Open Houses and/or tour dates.
 
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 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. Fun and skilled Handwork Studio counselors will teach machine and hand-sewing, embroidery, and other embellishing techniques to allow campers to craft their own unique creations for their doll friends. Just bring your own doll and imagination.
Sew Fun (Ages 8-12) - Join us this summer for our brand new Sew-Tech Camp! This new program invites campers to tinker with technology, science, and fibers to develop interactive creations. Our innovative curriculum blends art and science so that each child will be able to create smart accessories, interactive toys, and light up wearables. Projects will involve the use of LED lights, sound, motors, sewing machines, thread, fabric and more!
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. We have developed our fashion and sewing camp with your pre-teen in mind where they have control over all their decisions: patterns, fabric and design.
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: Making really cool projects with new friends while having Fun! Fun! Fun! Go to our website to check out our 40 locations in 10 states.
35 N. Narberth Ave., Narberth
610-660-9600
www.thehandworkstudio.com
 
iD Tech Camps: Code, Game, Create!
This summer, encourage the awesome in your child! At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 can learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, model 3D characters, build websites, print 3D models, and more! These weeklong, day and overnight summer programs are held at prestigious campuses nationwide, including the University of Pennsylvania, Villanova, Carnegie Mellon, Lehigh, West Chester, Stanford, Yale, and more.
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—guaranteed—so both beginners and advanced students can learn at the perfect pace. Campers make new friends, learn foundational STEM skills, and enjoy long-term benefits that extend beyond school, college, and future careers.
iD Tech also offers early-education STEM
programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online
learning platform. Visit us online at our website to find what's near
you. Join us as we inspire the makers of tomorrow. Questions? We'd be happy to help!
Visit: www.iDTech.com Call: 1-888-709-8324
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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/about/summer-programs
 
Summer Friends at Media-Providence Friends School
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. The students at Summer Friends are free to explore, play, and express themselves in the safe and nurturing environment found year-round at Media Providence Friends School.
Dates: June 20 th – August 19 th
Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm (Early morning 7:30am – 8:30am; Extended Day 3pm – 5:45pm)
125 W 3 rd St., Media, PA
610-565-1960
www.mpfs.org
 
The University of the Arts Pre-College Summer Institute in Philadelphia offers intensive summer programs for high school students in art, media + design, creative writing, dance, music, music business and theater. Credit bearing programs range from two to four weeks. Find out more: UArts.edu/SummerInstitute.
 
WAYNE ART CENTER Summer Art Camp 2016
June 6-August 26, 2016 / 12 Weeks / Day Camp / Ages 3-15

Join the Wayne Art Center for our 2016 season of Summer Art Camp, Back to the Future…through Art! June 6 - August 26. Over 200 age-appropriate classes are offered each year over 12 one-week sessions. Available classes include general art, drawing and painting, ceramics, cartooning, fashion design, drama, jewelry, and more! Our professional and engaging faculty will lead children ages 3-15 on an exciting journey of artistic self-discovery in our bright and airy studios. Full and half-day programs are available for ages 5 & up, as well as TEENStudio classes for students 12 and over looking to expand and improve their talents in small, focused classes with plenty of one-on-one instruction. Camp discounts available
for both full-day registrants, and early registrations.
For more information as it becomes available, please visit www.wayneart.org
 
West Hill School, The
Join us as we discover the fascinating world of ROCKS, ANTS, FLOWERS and SHADOWS! Our exciting Summer Program offers children the opportunity to explore the world around them by focusing on these fun, unique and interesting topics relative to their everyday lives. Children will delve into thoughtfully planned activities in literacy, math, science, technology and the arts as they immerse themselves in each week's theme. We combine learning and discovery, with singing, dancing, cooking, storytelling, yoga and outdoor fun (including Sprinkler Day and much more) for the perfect camp experience for young children. Campers can choose full day (9am – 3pm) or morning session (9am – 12noon) and sign up for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 weeks of fun!
1455 West Hill Road
Rosemont, PA 19010
For more information, visit www.thewesthillschool.org or call the Summer Session Director at 610-525-7660
 
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