Summer Camps 2016
Summer Camps for Kids
Now is the time to start choosing summer camps for your kids. To get you started, we compiled the following:
Summer Camp Information
Penn State Sports Camps
Penn State offers a variety of summer sports camps ranging from Rugby to Figure Skating. Sports camps are offered for athletes grades four through twelve. Costs vary, but include housing, meals, and instruction. Athletes get the opportunity to interact with others their age, and are given feedback and instruction by Penn State coaching staff in order to improve and develop skills.
You can find more information and a full list of Penn State Sport Camps here. Registration deadlines differ by camp.
International Sports Training Camp
International Sports Training Camp, located in the Pocono Mountains, is a weeklong coed sports camp. The sports-centered camp offers activities such as gymnastics, soccer, basketball and football. Camp registration can be completed online or via mail. Available camp openings can be found online. Contact (570)-620-2267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Penn State Science Camps (Science-U)
An outreach program of the Eberly College of Science, Science-U offers day and resident camps, for kids entering grades 2 through 12. Exposing young learners to the wonders of science, Science U programs. (list of camps here)
State College YMCA
State College Area YMCA offers three different daycamps for school-aged children. Camps include Explorers (ages 5-8), Trailblazers (ages 9-12), and Tussey Mountain (ages 8-12).
The goal of the YMCA's summer day camp is to enhance physical, social, educational, and moral well-being of each camper, but more simply they want participants to have fun and build lasting friendships.
You can find more information here.
Centre Region Parks and Recreation
The CRPR offers camps for children ages three (must be toilet trained) all the way up to Grade 9. Most of the camps get participants outdoors, interacting with nature. Camps include fly-fishing, kayaking, canoeing and much moret
Located just 25 miles from State College, Camp Woodward offers summer camp programs for skateboarding, BMX, in-line skating, gymnastics, cheerleading, snowboarding/skiing, and digital media. Camp Woodward is a custom-designed overnight camp that provides some of the best facilities in the world, attracting campers and professional athletes. Camps are offered to ages 7-18 with no experience required, just an interest.
Camp Timber Tops
Located in Greeley, Pa., Camp Timber Tops is one of the oldest girls’ overnight summer camps in the United States. Camp activities include outdoor recreation, athletics, creative arts and aquatics. For more information go here.
Pine Forest Camp
Owned and operated by the same family for over 80 years, Pine Forest Camp is located in the Pocono Mountains. The co-ed overnight camp
offers sporting and fitness related activities, outdoor adventures, aquatics and creative arts. Registration can be found online. For more detailed information call (215)-887-9700 or email email@example.com
Penn State Weather Camp
Penn State's Weather Camp is a hands-on experience of the entire weather-prediction process, including the forecast. Participants will also step into the meteorologists' shoes by presenting their own TV weathercast.
Shaver’s Creek Summer Camps offer a wide range of camps each summer for kids ages 4–15. From Wee Wonderers to Rock’n River Adventures, they have a camp to engage and excite your young outdoor explorer.
The Susquehanna Conference Camp & Retreat Ministry
Bible camps for all ages that focus o exploring the outdoors and making a "connection with God." Camp registration can be completed online at www.susumcamps.org or via mail: Mulberry Drive, P. O. Box 2053, Mechanicsburg PA 17055-2053.