Delco summer camps offer adventure, education, and fun!

It’s never too early to start thinking about summer! Delaware County offers a wide variety of exciting summer camps and we’ve rounded up some options sure to satisfy campers of all ages and interests.

 

 

 

BRANDYWINE BATTLEFIELD:  SUMMER HISTORY CAMP

Each day of camp is dedicated to a different aspect of the American Revolution. In addition to daily activities such as Capture the Flag and other fun games and lessons, campers can expect to learn about a concept of the American Revolution and participate in an activity designed to bolster each lesson.

CAMP MEDIA THEATRE

Camp Media Theatre is Delaware County’s only theatre camp produced by a working professional theatre.  It provides an exciting opportunity for kids (5 to 14 years old) to participate in the magic of musical theatre at an early age.

CAMP GARRETT

Situated on 240 acres of beautiful farmland in Newtown Square, this day camp boasts a variety of activities including swimming, art, archery, sports, hiking, gardening, to name a few.

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA PLANTATION:  SUMMER CAMP

Historic adventures await day campers at the 18th Century Plantation.  Offering exciting and unusual ways for children to spend a week of summer through hands-on activities like open hearth cooking, farming, animal care and authentic crafts.

COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER:  SUMMER SPREE ARTS CAMP   

Summer Spree is the ultimate experience for children ages 4 – 11 who want to have fun and be creative.   Campers will explore visual arts, ceramics, movement, dramatic play, hiking, music, tie dye, and weekly special projects taught by visiting artists!

THE CORINTHIAN YACHT CLUB:  JUNIOR SAILING CAMP

Children ages 8 through 17 are invited to discover the joy of sailing.  From Beginner to intermediate to advanced, the courses are designed to produce great, young sailors by teaching the fundamentals of sailing, promoting good seamanship, and learning to do it safely. 

DARLINGTON ARTS CENTER:  SUMMER ARTS CAMP

Inspriring students ages 3-14 to think creatively about the world around them and express themselves through the visual and performing arts.

DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE:  SUMMER KIDS CAMP 

DCCC camp experiences combine specialized learning and creativity with plain old fun! Kids ages 6 – 14 are invited to participate in programs that include: arts & crafts, dancing, photography, acting and more!

HEDGEROW THEATRE COMPANY:  SUMMER CAMP

Offering fun and educational programs for budding performers of all ages.

MAIN LINE ART CENTER:  SUMMER ART CAMP

A Summer of Color! Campers are invited to explore their creativity and their own unique way to color the world. Campers registered for multiple weeks can expect a variety of different lesson, and our experienced teaching artists bring their own flair to the classroom.

MEDIA ARTS COUNCIL:  SUMMER ART CAMP

Looking for summer camp offerings for your young artist? Each week of camp will focus on a different medium and there will be something for every creator! Topics include anime illustration, cyanotypes and relief prints, folk craft celebrations, digital illustration, and more.

NEWLIN GRIST MILL:  SUMMER DISCOVERY

Summer Discovery at Newlin Grist Mill offers history and nature-based experiences in an engaging outdoor environment. Whether looking for tadpoles, creating cloud-inspired art, making ice cream, floating boats, or meeting a box turtle, campers are encouraged to be curious and play in creative, nature-inspired ways.

PHILADELPHIA UNION:  YOUTH SUMMER SOCCER CAMPS

Let your 6-14-year-olds learn from the pros! Union Soccer Schools, the official soccer camps of Philadelphia Union, have various locations in Delco this summer.  Meet players and coaches, go behind the scenes with the team and more.

ROCKDALE ART CENTER:  SUMMER ART WEEKS

Week-long art classes tailored for students to engage their creativity and art making skills. Each week students explore a theme through a variety of art projects. Students works in their own unique artistic style building self-confidence in a fun and creative environment.

ROCKDALE MUSIC:  ROCK CAMP

Not your typical day camp, Rock Camp includes designing your band logo or trying out a new instrument and brainstorming original song ideas.  During each week-long session, campers participate in instrument lessons, rehearsals, and workshops. Each Rock Camp concludes with a concert performance in front of friends and family.

ROCKY RUN (YMCA) AREA:  SUMMER CAMP

Grouped by age and grade, campers learn how to create new friendships and explore the natural world around them. Traditional and specialty camp offerings make it a different adventure every week.  These camps serve families in Media, Parkside, Brookhaven, Elwyn, and all surrounding areas.

SCHOOL OF ROCK DELCO 

Offering a wide variety of music camps and workshops. The local music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals.

UPPER DARBY SUMMER STAGE: SUMMER STAGE 

Introducing children and teens to the performing arts through its Summer Stage programs. These classes teach the basics of singing onstage, musical theater dance, acting, improvisation and storytelling through games and fun exercises taught by a qualified and supportive staff.

VALLEY FORGE SUMMER CAMPS

Offering an array of engaging programs that include swimming, intramural-style sports, arts and crafts, and outdoor activities that take place on Valley Forge Military Academy & College’s 80+ acre campus.

WAYNE ART CENTER:   SUMMER ART CAMP    

Campers ages 5-17 will learn about famous artists who made a mark and learn about their styles and techniques through more than 200 diverse classes in drawing, painting, cartooning, ceramics, sculpture, photography, cooking, jewelry, and more.

WILLOWS PARK PRESERVE:  ECO CAMP

Join Delaware County 4-H and the Willows Park Preserve for a week of Eco Camp where participants will learn about local wildlife, go on hikes, create nature art, discover ways to protect our natural spaces, and more!

YMCA OF EASTERN DELAWARE COUNTY:  SUMMER CAMPS

Campers are encouraged to become a community as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. From athletics to arts, there’s something for every child at the Y.  Locations in Delco include:  Lansdowne, Ridley, Springfield, and Upper Darby.

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