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Alexa Café: All-Girls Summer Tech Camps
Ages 10 - 15
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.
888-709-8324
AlexaCafe.com 

 

Camp Invention
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!
campinvention.org

 

Camp UMLY & Club Woodsy
Ages 3 - 17
May 28 - August 30
1416 Berwyn-Paoli Road, Berwyn, PA 19312
With 54-acres of fun, there's something for every child! Traditional camps, as well as specialty camps in arts, theater, dance, music, environmental/stem, tennis and sports. Daily swimming for onsite camps. Financial assistance available.
610-647-9622, ext 2015, kmurphy@ymcagbw.org
ymcagbw.org/camp

 

Camp Watonka
All Boys
Poconos

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.
watonka.co

 

Franklin Institute, The: Discovery Camp
Ages K - 9th grade
Dates throughout the summer.
Get ready to have the best summer ever at The Franklin Institute! Experience the most immersive, educational, iconic science summer camp in the Philadelphia area.Discovery Camp combines the best of your favorite visit to The Franklin Institute with the joy and adventures of summer camp. Activities include museum exploration, theater shows, science projects, games, and workshops, all while fostering a community of humans who love science!
fi.edu/summer-camp

 

Friends’ Central Summer Programs

Ages 3-17

June 17 - August 16

1101 City Avenue, Wynnewood, PA

Our families say it best: “The children always have a positive experience. The multitude of activity options keep the children interested and engaged. Our children look forward to attending camp each summer. Who doesn’t go to FCS? They’re missing out!”

610-645-5132, kclayton@friendscentral.org

fcsprograms.org

 

iD Tech Camps: The Future Starts Here
Ages 7 - 17
Various Local College Campuses
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.
888-709-8324
iDTech.com


Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs
Campus locations differ
Ages 5-18
June 10th – August 30th
Program dates may differ, see jkcp.com for details.
610 S. Henderson Rd, King of Prussia PA 19406
*Campus locations differ
Summer should be about doing something you love, meeting people from all over the world, preparing for college and experiencing something new. Join students from 45 states, 140 countries and 6 continents! JKCP offers 20+ summer programs to choose from for Ages 5-18 at University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University, Haverford College & Yale University. These prestigious campuses offer programs in Business, Esports, Cooking, STEM, Fashion, Sports, Arts & more. JKCP offers cutting edge classes and programs, high-caliber academic curricula, trips on the East Coast and campus life – the Krinsky Experience has mastered it all. 
610.265.9401. imagine@jkcp.com
 info.jkcp.com/neighbors

 

LocoSummer by LocoRobo
Modern Robotics + Drone Science
Ages 10-13, 13+
Bryn Mawr, PA and Center City, Phila
Go for a deep dive into the power of software behind robotics. Program the lights, motion and sound of the LocoXtreme robot with real Python code. Learn 3D design. Learn the magic of engineering and software behind drone flight. Engage in action-packed games and challenges with real robots and drones!Created by an award-winning university professor, LocoSummer by LocoRobo offers a world of technically rigorous, self-paced curriculum, high-quality robotics and sensor hardware, and cutting-edge mobile and web software apps. Our educators -- passionate educators and industry experts -- engage children in hands-on, experiential learning and guide them to develop high proficiency technology skills to succeed in their future careers.
484-704-2613
locorobo.co

 

Penn Charter Summer Camps
Ages 3 - 15
June 10 - August 9
3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19144

For 50 years Penn Charter Summer Camps have been making summer fun! We offer something to engage and inspire every child and teen, and each year brings new offerings. Design your own summer: Mix a few weeks of Day Camp and Sports Camp with one or more of our specialty camps: Drone, Rocketry, Robotics, Science Invention, Science Engineering, Minecraft, Chess, Pottery, DJing, Girls Empowerment, Handwork Day Camp, Fashion and Machine Sewing, Enrichment, Tennis, Wrestling, Squash, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer. And in the four-week Performing Arts Camp, dance, act and sing in Disney’s Aladdin Jr. Experience everything! 
215-844-3460 ext. 364, summercamps@penncharter.com
penncharter.com/summercamp

Riverbend Environmental Education Center Summer Exploration Camp 
Ages 3- 13 years, Specialty Camps for ages 10- 13 
Riverbend, 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne
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. 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.
610-527-5234 , hkunz@riverbendeec.org 
riverbendeec.org

 

Science Explorers
Ages 4 - 11

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. 
877-870-9517
ScienceExplorers.com

Summer at AIS, The Agnes Irwin School

Ages 3 - 18
June 10 - July 26
Ithan Avenue and Conestoga Road  Rosemont, PA  19010
From athletics to STEAM, academics to arts – the summer program at The Agnes Irwin School covers all of your bases for a one-of-a-kind camp adventure! Campers 3-18 are free to try new activities and develop existing skills each week.  With no week minimums, families have the flexibility to enroll for as many Summer at AIS programs as fits their schedules. Morning, afternoon, and full day schedules can be created with ease!  Extend your camp day WITH NO ADDITIONAL FEES! Before and after care is included in the price of camp--making scheduling your summer easier than ever!
610-672-1272, summer@agnesirwin.org
summeratais.org