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Academy Explorers Camp at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Science runs wild all summer at The Academy of Natural Sciences! Campers ages 5–12 can celebrate nature and experience real science as they:
Learn from ACADEMY SCIENTISTS; Meet our LIVE ANIMALS ; Touch LIVE BUGS; Visit with DINOSAURS, and Take WEEKLY FIELD TRIPS across the Delaware Valley.
For general information: 215.299.3798
For reservations: 215-299-1060 or reservations@ansp.org
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
www.ansp.org/summercamp
 
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
 
Camp Invention
50+ camps at local schools in PA & DE
800-968-4332
Coming to local schools this summer, Camp Invention is a weeklong adventure in creativity that immerses children entering grades one through six in exciting, hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Led by local educators, boys and girls are challenged to explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Participants spend their time building original prototypes and creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle, while designing, improving and analyzing their own inventions in a team setting. Don't miss out on all new challenges!
www.campinvention.org
 
Camp UMLY 
Ages 4 to 18 years
Kids connect with nature at the Environmental Education Complex at the Upper Main Line YMCA. Children experience nature firsthand and explore the Y's Nature Center, Barnyard, Outdoor Garden Classrooms and the Cassatt Preserve, with more than five miles of trails and 20-acres of woods, wetlands, meadow, Darby Creek and one-acre pond. Programs are led by a staff of professional naturalists, teachers and certified instructors. For Environmental Education Camp information, please contact Tony Geiger, tgeiger@ymcagbw.org or 610-647-9622, ext. 2013. Learn more at www.ymcagbw.org/camp
 
Camp Watonka
Watonka is a small privately owned Boys sleep-away Summer Camp in the Poconos. With 130 campers, 50 staff and accredited by the American Camping Association, Watonka offers a unique hands-on Program with Electronics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy, Computers, Robotics, Earth Science, Video and Photography. As well as the sciences, our fully elective program includes a full range of crafts, waterfront and sports activities plus dirt bikes, trips and one of the most extensive ropes courses in the North East. Setup a tour, or visit on-line to join other science enthusiasts in over 40 seasons of safe and successful camping.
www.watonka.com
 

Clinic, The
Medicine & Healthcare Leadership Camp

Grab your scrubs and stethoscopes and join us for a healthcare intensive designed for students interested in becoming a doctor, surgeon, nurse and other healthcare professional. Participants will learn how to suture, take vital signs, genetic and forensic medicine, physical therapy techniques and solve complex medical problems… just to name of few of our exciting activities. Upon the conclusion of the camp, students will receive a tool kit to start a club at their school and be assigned a mentor from our Girls In Medicine program. For more information visit us at www.theclinicpa.org or call 610-935-5464

 
Discovery Camp at The Franklin Institute
Spark your child's curiosity and help them develop a lifelong love of science at The Franklin Institute's Discovery Camp!
Choose from 12 weeks of Discovery Camp, each with an exciting and unique theme ranging from natural disasters and the mysteries of space to preparing yourself to become a superhero. Designed for children in grades preK–9, each camp day includes interactive science activities, museum exploration, live science shows, a snack, break for lunch, and time for outdoor play. Campers may also have the opportunity to hear from guest speakers, take field trips, and see planetarium, IMAX® and 3D films. Discovery Camp not only inspires your child's interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), it encourages friendships and establishes memories for years to come. Learn more at www.fi.edu/discoverycamp and call 215.448.1200 to book today!
 
Elmwood Park Zoo Summer Camp
Spend a week with the Elmwood Park Zoo Zookeepers and discover the secrets of their very unique careers. Go behind the scenes and see first-hand how the animals are fed, trained and cared for. Through various presentations and activities, you'll learn what it takes to work as a zookeeper and understand the importance of wildlife conservation.
www.elmwoodparkzoo.org
 
Engineering For Kids Summer Camps (Half or Full Day)
The Shipley School, Springside-Chestnut Hill Academy, Upper Dublin, Upper Gwynedd, Horsham, Doylestown, Newtown
At Engineering For Kids we believe that girls and boys are natural born engineers who have unlimited imaginations and unbridled enthusiasm. We offer fun, hands-on learning for children ages 4 to 12. Our activities range from building flashlights and rockets to making roller coasters and sail boats to programming video games and robots. The variety of programming is extraordinary!
For a full description of our summer camps, please visit us online at www.engineeringforkids.com , email us at greaterphila@engineeringforkids.com or call us at (215) 559-9233.
 
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 have something for everyone! Our rich and varied offerings, filled with endless fun and excitement, are available to children ages 3 through 17 and include day camps, sports camps, and enrichment and academic programs. NEW for 2016! LEGO ® Engineering Camp with “Einstein By Design.” Our newest partner "Einstein By Design" engages children with S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) knowledge by using 3-D printers to build working projects ​​such as wearable tech, automobiles, and drones! This half-day afternoon option can also be chosen as a pathfinder activity! Don't miss out and join us this summer by visiting fcsprograms.org !
 
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
 
Lavner Camps: Academic Camps in Science (Ages 7 to 12)
Lavner Camps is excited to offer the following Academic Camps in Science & STEM for Summer 2017: 3D Innovation & Design with Minecraft™, Elite Minecraft™ Skills with Java™ Coding, Robotics Camp with LEGO® EV3® & Tetrix®, Computer Programming with Scratch, Python™, and Java™, Video Game Design with Apps, GameMaker™ & RPG Maker®, Virtual Reality Camp, Web Design Camp, 3D Printing Camp, Spy Tech Camp, and Science Discoveries 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 Available ( ages 13-15). www.lavnercampsandprograms.com Info@lavnercampsandprograms.com (610) 664-8800
Lavner Camps is accredited by the American Camp Association!
 
LocoSummer | “Modern Robotics” and “Drone Science”
Ages 9-13
Created by an award-winning university professor, LocoSummer is a series of STEM summer camps designed to take curious kids for a deep dive into the world of modern technology through real-world coding, robotics, sensors, 3D design, physics and statistics.
Modern Robotics (Main Line and Philadelphia): Our signature summer camp is back to teach real-world coding and Robotics! Program the sound, motion and lights of the LocoXtreme robot with Python. Learn 3D design and printing techniques. Engage in action-packed coding challenges all week long!
Drone Science (Philadelphia): Uncover the secrets of modern-day magic of drones by learning the mechanical construction and electronics behind modern quadcopters. Students will learn the mechanics, construction, physics, sensors, and coding of drones.
LocoSummer 2017 locations: Haverford, Main Line and Center City, Philadelphia. For more information and to register, visit locorobo.co/summer-camp.htm or call 510-282-1562.
 
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
 
Philadelphia Zoo Summer Day Camp
Day Camp
Close-up encounters with animals, innovative learning, it's a new adventure every day. Half-day & full-day summer camps for children ages 3-15.
3400 W. Girard Ave., Phila.
215-243-5311
www.philadelphiazoo.org
 

Riverbend Environmental Education Center
Summer Exploration Camp

Ages: 3- 13 years (Specialty Camps for ages 10- 13 )
Riverbend campers have been enjoying the great outdoors on our 30 acre nature preserve for 35 years. Riverbend welcomes more than 600 campers each summer for p rograms onsite and across the region with Navigator sessions for 10-13 year olds. While growing each year, Riverbend remains relevant by creating lesson plans fueled by curiosity, exploration and inquiry. Kids from ages 3- 13 spend their days exploring our stream, meadow, forest and ponds in search of animals, plants, and bugs. Riverbend educators use these opportunities to encourage campers to practice 21st century skills like resiliency, self-reflection and grit. Each week focuses on a different nature theme; from Nature's Superheroes to Wilderness Survival to Little Einsteins. Weeks fill up fast so visit www.riverbendeec.org to join the adventure!
Riverbend, 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne
610-527-5234 , hkunz@riverbendeec.org

 
Science Explorers
Science Explorers is an innovative educational company dedicated to providing awesome hands-on science education with a friendly, fun and interactive approach. Our week-long summer science camps are offered in full and half day formats. Topics include: Take a Dive, 3rd Rock From The Sun, FUN-omenal Physics, Potions, Powders and Polymers, Leonardo's Toy Chest and Science Explorers Jr. camps. Co-ed for ages 4-11 years.
www.ScienceExplorers.com
877-870-9517
 
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