Summer Camps

June 9, 2013 

The list of organizations and agencies in the area that sponsor summer camps for children is extensive. There are sessions and themes to suit all sorts of schedules and tastes.

Here are several of the camps in the county:

PENN STATE SCIENCE CAMPS

•  Spy Games: The Math of Espionage, for grades 9-11 (June 16-21)

•  Marvelous Molecule Mysteries, for grades 2-3, half day (June 17-21)

• Busted! Myth Meets Science, for grades 2-3 (June 17-21)

• Forensic Science Camp, for grades 9-12 (June 23-28)

•  CSI Camp: The Case of the Irate Investor, for grades 4-8 (June 23-28 or July 7-12)

•  Alien AstronoMysteries: Is Anyone Out There? for grades 5-8 (June 24-28)

•  Jr. Science Sleuths: The Mysterious Explosion, for grades 2-3 (July 1-3 and 5)

•  H2-Uh, Oh! for grades 6-8 (July 1-3)

•  NittanyBots: Penn State Mindstormers, grades 3-4 (July 8-12)

•  Nittany Lion, M.D., grades 5-8 (July 14-19)

•  Ecology Camp: The Wild Wonders of Your Own Backyard, grades 4-7 (July 15-19)

• Doctor Winkel’s Wonder Workshop: The Science of Toys, grades 2-3 (July 22-26)

•  Energy Science 2.0: The Next Generation, grades 4-7 (July 22-26)

•  Science Leadership: The Elements of Innovation, grades 10-12 (July 28-Aug. 2)

PENN STATE ATHLETIC CAMPS

•  Baseball I (June 26-29)

•  Baseball Day Camp (Aug. 5-7)

•  Baseball II (Aug. 7-10)

•  Baseball Prospect Camp (Aug. 31-Sept. 1)

•  Lady Lion Basketball Experience Camp (June 9-11)

•  Lady Lion Basketball Elite Camp (June 22-23)

•  Lady Lion Basketball Total Package Team Camp (June 20-22)

•  Lady Lion Basketball Games Galore Team Camp (Aug. 2-4)

•  Nittany Lion Basketball Team Camp (June 15-16)

•  Nittany Lion Basketball Day Camp (June 24-27)

•  Nittany Lion Basketball Advanced Skills Camp (June 28-29)

•  College Prep Cheerleading (June 15)

•  Cheerleading I (July 19-21)

•  Dance Camp (July 19-21)

•  Cheerleading II (Aug. 2-4)

•  Cross Country I (July 7-10)

•  Cross Country II (July 14-17)

•  Diving I (July 3-6)

•  Diving II (July 8-11)

•  Fencing I (July 14-19)

•  Fencing II (July 20-25)

•  Field Hockey Elite Camp (July 7-10)

•  Field Hockey Competitive Camp (July 7-10)

•  Field Hockey Day Camp (July 9-12)

•  Field Hockey Team Camp I (July 21-24)

•  Field Hockey Team Camp II (July 24-27)

•  Figure Skating (June 23-28)

•  Football Advanced Skills Camp II (June 22)

•  Football Position Camp (June 27-29)

•  Golf I: Competitive (June 17-22)

•  Golf II: Developmental (June 23-28)

•  Golf III: Competitive (June 30-July 5)

•  Girls Gymnastics I (June 23-27)

•  Boys Gymnastics (July 24-27)

•  Girls Ice Hockey (July 28-Aug. 2)

•  Ice Hockey Elite High School Camp (July 7-11)

•  Ice Hockey High School Position-Specific Camp I (July 11-13)

•  Ice Hockey I (July 14-19)

•  Ice Hockey High School Advanced Camp I (Aug. 4-8)

•  Ice Hockey High School Position-Specific Camp II (Aug. 8-10)

•  Boys Lacrosse Fr./So. Elite (June 30-July 1)

•  Boys Lacrosse Goalie (July 1-4)

•  Boys Lacrosse Instructional (July 1-4)

•  Girls Lacrosse Camp (July 8-10)

•  Girls Lacrosse Goalie Camp (July 8-10)

•  Rugby I Academy (COED) (June 22-26)

•  Rugby II Combined Camp (June 22-29)

•  Rugby III Advanced Skills-Backs/Forwards (June 26-29)

•  Boys Soccer Youth/Team Camp (July 8-11)

•  Boys Soccer I (Collegiate ID) (July 13-16)

•  Soccer Day Camp (Coed) (July 29-Aug. 1)

•  Girls Soccer Day Camp I (June 17-20)

•  Girls Soccer Middle School Camp (July 17-20)

•  Girls Soccer Identification Camp (July 16-20)

•  Girls Soccer Team Camp (July 21-24)

•  Softball Camp I (July 7-10)

•  Softball Camp II (July 14-17)

•  Swimming Camp I (June 9-13)

•  Swimming Camp II: Start and Turn (June 14-16)

•  Swimming Camp III (June 16-20)

•  Swimming Camp IV: Start and Turn (June 21-23)

•  Tennis Camp I (June 23-27)

•  Tennis Day Camp I (June 23-27)

•  Tennis Elite Camp (June 28-30)

•  Tennis Elite Day Camp (June 28-30)

•  Tennis Camp II (July 21-25)

•  Tennis Day Camp II (July 21-25)

•  Track and Field Camp I (July 7-10)

•  Track and Field Camp II (July 14-17)

•  Boys Volleyball Camp I (July 14-17)

•  Boys Volleyball Camp II (July 18-21)

•  Boys Volleyball Camp III (July 22-25)

•  Girls Volleyball Camp I (June 29-July 2)

•  Girls Volleyball Team Camp I (July 5-8)

•  Girls Volleyball Team Camp II (July 8-11)

•  Girls Volleyball Team Competition Camp (July 11-13)

•  Girls Volleyball Team Competition Camp (July 26-28)

•  Girls Volleyball Coaches Clinic (July 26-27)

•  Wrestling Camp I (June 26-29)

•  Wrestling Camp II (Intensive) (June 26-July 3)

•  Wrestling Camp III (June 30-July 3)

•  Wrestling Team Camp I (July 7-10)

•  Wrestling Team Camp II (July 11-14)

PENN STATE COMMUNICATIONS CAMPS

•  Multimedia Journalism (July 7–11)

•  Film (July 7–11)

PENN STATE IST CAMPS

•  The Girlz Digital World Summer Camp (June 17-21)

•  iTech Academy (July 15-19)

PENN STATE ART CAMPS

•  Session 1: Out of this World, Animal Safari, The Great American Road trip, Experiment with Drawing and Painting, Illustrator Book Factory

•  Session 2: In Living Color, Print it UP, Illuminating Art, Mathtastic Artventures, Medieval Masterpieces

•  Session 3: League of Art, Cruising the Carribbean, Medieval Masterpieces, Say Cheese!, Exotic Critters

•  Session 4: Monster Morph The Great American Road Trip Animal Safari Let’s Explore: Making History our Story

•  Session 5: League of Art, Animal Safari, The Great American Road Trip, Monster Morph, Let’s Explore: Making History our Story Mathtastic Artventures

Art Camp session dates for 6- to 7-year-olds and and 8- to 10-year-olds. These are one week long, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

•  Session 1: June 17-21

•  Session 2: June 24-28

•  Session 3: July 8-12

•  Session 4: July 15-19

•  Session 5: July 22-26

Art Camp session dates for 11-14-year-olds. These are two weeks long, from either 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.

•  Session 1: June 17-28 Wheel Thrown Pottery and More, Drawing and Painting, Sketchbook adventures

•  Session 3: July 8-19 Wheel Thrown Pottery and More, Mixed Media Mayhem, Drawing and Painting

PENN STATE YOUTH CAMPS

•  Architecture/Landscape Architecture Camp I (July 14-18)

•  Architecture/Landscape Architecture Camp II (July 21-25)

•  Honors Music Camp (July 14-20)

•  Weather Camp (June 23-28)

•  Advanced Weather Camp (June 16-21)

•  Visual Arts Camp (July 7-12)

DISCOVERY SPACE OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CAMPS

•  Preschool Camp, for 3- to 5-year-olds, half-day (June 24-28)

•  Creative Chemists, for 6- to 8-year-olds (June 17-21)

•  Superhero Science, for 6- to 8-year-olds (July 22-26)

•  Inventing the Future, for 6- to 8-year-olds (July 29-Aug. 2)

•  Shark Bites and Seashells, for 6- to 8-year-olds (Aug. 5-9)

•  Topping the Charts, for 6- to 8-year-olds (Aug. 12-16)

At Bellefonte art museum:

•  Bees & Blossoms, for 6- to 8-year-olds (July 8-12)

•  Gooey You, for 6- to 8-year-olds (July 15-19)

SHAVER’S CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER SUMMER CAMPS

•  Wee Wonderers Camp, for ages 4-5 (July 30-Aug. 1)

•  Discovery Camp, for ages 6–8, and Explorer Camp, for ages 9-11 (June 18-21, June 25-28, July 1-5, July 16-19, July 22-26 and Aug. 6-9)

•  Rock’n River Adventures, for ages 12-15 (June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12 and July 15-19)

•  Wild about Art, for ages 12-14 (July 30-Aug. 2)

•  Aquatic Adventure, for ages 12-14 (July 23-26)

YMCA OF CENTRE COUNTY CAMPS

•  Extreme Team Camp (June 17-19)

•  Camp Explorers, for ages 5-8 (June 17-Aug. 23)

•  Camp Trailblazers, for ages 9-12 (June 17-Aug. 23)

•  Tussey Mountain camp, for ages 8-12 (June 17-Aug. 23)

CAMP WOODWARD

•  Skateboard (11 weeklong sessions starting June 2 and ending Aug. 17)

•  Inline (6 weeklong sessions starting July 7 and ending Aug. 17)

•  BMX (11 weeklong sessions starting June 2 and ending Aug. 17)

•  Gymnastics (12 weeklong sessions starting June 2 and ending Aug. 24)

•  Cheer (12 weeklong sessions starting June 2 and ending Aug. 24)

•  Snowboard/Freeski (11 weeklong sessions starting June 2 and ending Aug. 17)

•  Digital Media (11 weeklong sessions starting June 2 and ending Aug. 17)

CENTRE REGION PARKS AND RECREATION CAMPS

•  CRPR Canoe Camps, for grades 6-9 (July 1-5 and July 8-12)

•  CRPR Kayak Camps, for grades 7-12 (June 17-21 and July 29-Aug. 2)

•  Wonderful Wetlands Camp, for grades 1-5 (Aug. 5-9)

•  Gross Outdoors Camp, for grades 1-2 (July 22-26)

•  Nature Art Camp, for grades 6-8 (June 17-21)

•  Nature Art Camp, for grades 9-12 (June 17-21)

•  Youth Fly Fishing for Trout Camp, for grades 5-8 (June 24-28)

•  CRPR Youth Fly Fishing for Bass Camp, for grades 7-12 (July 15-19)

•  CRPR GeoCaching Adventure Camp, for grades 6-8 (July 22-26)

•  Outdoor Explorer Camp, for grades 5-8 (Session 1: July 8-12, Session 2: July 29-Aug. 2)

•  “Camp Bill” Youth Theatre Camp (Shakespeare), for ages 8-13 (July 8-12); for ages 14-18 (July 29-Aug. 2)

•  Youth Martial Arts and Culture Camp, for ages 5 and older (Aug. 5-9)

CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY COUNCIL CAMPS

•  Centre Hall Summer Fun Camp, for kindergarten through fifth grade (June 17-Aug. 16)

•  Easterly Summer Fun Camp, for kindergarten through fifth grade (June 17-Aug. 16)

•  Philipsburg camp, for kindergarten through fifth grade (June 10-Aug. 23)

On the Web: www.sciencecamps.psu.edu/2013-camps On the Web: www.gopsusports.com/camps/home.html On the Web: www.outreach.psu.edu/communications-camps On the Web: www.ist.psu.edu/about/summer-camps/summer-camps On the Web: www.studentaffairs.psu.edu/hub/craftcenter/camps.shtml On the Web: www.outreach.psu.edu/for-youth.html On the Web: www.mydiscoveryspace.org/domain/59 On the Web: www.shaverscreek.org

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