2017 Summer Camps – More camps will be added as information becomes available…
Please note that Parkland School District does not endorse any specific camp below. This is a community resource page designed to share information only.
2017 ACADEMIC CAMPS
2017 Summer STEMM Academy http://www.parklandsd.org/web/stemm/stemm-academy-camps
STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) Middle School sessions run from July 17th – 21st. High School sessions run from July 24th – 28th. All 10 camp sessions are at Parkland High School.
A big “Thank You” to Parkland Education Foundation! We will be offering numerous sessions at both the High School (grades 9-11 as of this school year) and the Middle School (grades 6-8 as of this school year). Thanks to our sponsor, the cost of the camps will be only $100 for the High School and $50 for the Middle School and are on a first come basis. We will hold a waiting list for registrations after our total capacity is met. For complete details download the registration forms.
Summer Pre-Algebra Middle School Camp Pre-Algebra flyer and registration
July 24 – August 4 (10 Days)
The Parkland School District will hold a Pre-Algebra camp this summer for Parkland Students ONLY who are entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grades. This camp is targeted for students who will be taking Pre-Algebra in the near future and would like a jump-start on major concepts within the course. This is not a replacement for Pre-Algebra, but an overview of those concepts that are most necessary for success in future Algebra courses. This course will also help prepare students for the 7th and 8th grade PSSA math tests. As with any math course, daily attendance is important.
Summer Algebra I Middle School Camp Algebra I Middle School Camp Registration and information
For 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th Grade Students (Summer 2017) July 24 – August 4 (10 days)
Parkland School District will hold an Algebra I camp this summer for Parkland Students ONLY who are entering 6th, 7th, 8th, or 9th grade. This camp is targeted for two types of students: those who will be taking Algebra I next school year and would like a jump-start on major concepts within the course, and those who have already taken Algebra I and want or need a refresher. This is not a replacement for Algebra I. This camp is not for students taking Pre-Algebra in the 2017-2018 school year. Register by June 2, 2017
Middle School Boot Camp Middle School Boot Camp flyer and registration
August 21 to 25 (five days)
The Parkland School District is pleased to offer Middle School Boot Camp, a transition camp for all Parkland students going to 6th grade or who are new to the district. The camp will provide engaging activities to make summer learning both fun and meaningful. The emphasis will be on preparing students to be successful at middle level education. Strategies, tips, information, and advice will be shared and practiced in the areas of study skills, organization, time management, and public speaking, among others.
Literature and Lemonade Literature and Lemonade flyer and registration
July 24 to August 4 (10 days)
The Parkland School District is pleased to offer Literature and Lemonade, a reading camp for all Parkland students going to 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. The camp will provide reading enrichment as well as support through fun and relevant literacy experiences. The emphasis will be on an enjoyment and appreciation of reading, along with basics such as reading strategies, comprehension, improving fluency, vocabulary development, literary elements, and critical reading skills. Students will find books they love, take part in active, shared reading experiences, and even participate in the Accelerated Reading Program.
Camp Invention at Parkway Manor Elementary School – 6/26-30/2017 Camp Invention flyer and registration information
Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! This summer’s all-new curriculum allows children in kindergarten through 6th grade to experience real-world problem solving and creative thinking as they transform a distant exoplanet, take risks as future entrepreneurs, blast rockets and rubber chickens, and wire a circuit to create their own Spy Gadget Alarm Box!
For children entering grades 2 through 6, Program Times: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Camp LCTI http://www.lcti.org/camplcti/
Camp LCTI returns to Lehigh Career & Technical Institute this summer and we hope you’ll join us for two weeks of STEAM-focused fun and career exploration. We’re offering 16 new classes that feature projects such as building miniature robots, designing video games, baking cupcakes and much more. Campers pick four classes for each weeklong session. Register by May 1 for a free camp T-shirt. For more information, visit lcti.org/camplcti or call 610-799-1360.
Ages: Grades 5-8, Cost: $225/session
Session 1: June 19-23, Session 2: June 26-30
iD Tech held at West Chester University, CMU, Villanova, Bryn Mawr, Arcadia University, Lehigh University and Others
Code, game, create! At iD Tech, students ages 6-18 code apps, design video games, mod in Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies, and more. Kids meet new friends and gain a competitive edge for school and future STEM careers. Programs held across Pennsylvania, and at 100+ campuses nationwide. Visit https://www.idtech.com/locations/pennsylvania-summer-camps/ or call 1-888-709-8324 for more information and to register.
Penn State Lehigh Valley Summer Youth Camps
For students entering grades 1 – 8 Week of July 10 – 14, 2017
Coding, LEGO robotics, video production, creative writing, math, science, and art – Penn State Lehigh Valley’s Summer Youth Programs have something for every learner at every level! Join us this summer for educational and engaging camps that spark students’ creativity and curiosity. https://www2.lv.psu.edu/ce/lvwp/camps/#camps
Penn State Lehigh Valley TEEN SUMMER PATHWAY PROGRAMS
For students entering grades 9 – 11 https://www2.lv.psu.edu/ce/lvwp/camps/#teens
DaVinci Science Center Camp
Camp sessions for students in Pre-K through eighth grade include a variety of fun and engaging week-long morning, afternoon, and full-day sessions from June 19 – August 25. Camp topics include video game making, mini medical school, wizardry, art and design, and many more. Families can register instantly on any web-enabled computer or mobile device by visiting davincisciencecenter.org/summercamp
2017 ATHLETIC CAMPS
Trojan Boys Basketball Camp Boys entering grades 2-10, June27-30.
Brochures can be printed at www.parklandboysbasketball.com or http://parklandboysbasketball.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Trojan-Basketball-Camp-2017-1.pdf
Trojan Cross Country Camp Cross Country flyer and registration information
Ages 5-14 Dates: July 18th-21st, 2017
BACK 2 BASICS BASEBALL & SOFTBALL ACADEMY Back 2 Basics flyer and registration
PARKWAY MANOR SCHOOL For boys and girls, ages 6-12
June 20-21-22 and June 23
BACK 2 BASICS LACROSSE ACADEMY Back 2 Basics Lacrosse Academy flyer and registration
PARKWAY MANOR SCHOOL For boys and girls, ages 6-12
Red Crush Parkland Volleyball Camp Red Crush flyer and registration information
For Girls Grades 5 thru entering 9th Grade
JULY 17 TO JULY 20, 2017
Lady Trojan Basketball Camp Lady Trojan Basketball flyer and registration
July 10th – July 14th, 2017
For Girls Ages 8-15, Grades 3-9
BIG RED Just4Fun CAMP II Big Red Just4Fun flyer and registration
July 24 – 27 at Springhouse MS
BIG RED Just4Fun Camp will give the camper who loves gym class what they always wished for… ALL DAY GYM!
LCCC Cougar Camp Cougar Camp flyer
Learn the basic fundamentals of Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Golf from LCCC Coaches and players.
Ages: K – Grade 8
June 19-23, June 26-30,
July 10-14, July 17-21
LCCC Volleyball Camp Volleyball Camp flyer and registration information
July 24-26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Serving & Attacking Camp (ages 12-17)
July 27-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Junior Cougar Volleyball Camp (ages 8-13)
Oakmont Tennis Club / Summer Junior Tennis Camp Oakmont Tennis Flyer
Oakmont Junior Tennis Camp, which includes lessons for young people ages 5 to 20, is held at historic Oakmont Tennis Club in Allentown,PA, a non-profit organization since 1919. Camp is open to Parkland School District students. Camp is taught by certified tennis Pros with appropriate clearances.
Kutztown University Summer Basketball Camp Kutztown University Baskeball flyer and registration information
June 19-23, 2017
(Day Camp – 9 AM-3 PM)
Junior Golf Clinics Ages 7 – 1 7 Golf clinic flyer
For more information and to register, contact YWCA Bethlehem
Phone 610.867.4669 extension 109
Baseball Camp DeSales University www.desalesbaseballcamps.com
Winning Touch Tennis Summer Camps/Clinics Winning Touch Tennis camp flyer
All camps and clinics conducted at Winning Touch Tennis Club, 1166 N Sherman St. Allentown
Camps conducted by Andraea Drabenstott, USPTA certified pro
2017 RECREATION CAMPS
North Whitehall Township Summer Camp Click here for flyer/registration form
All Elementary and Middle School-Aged children are welcome to attend ALL of the CAMPS!
Manito Equestrian Center Summer Day Camp for Horse Lovers Manito Equestrian Camp registration form and information
2160 N. Cedar Crest Blvd. Website: http://manitocenters.com/
Instruction for beginners through intermediate, including:
Safety around Horses, Grooming, General Care and Maintenance of the Horse and Equipment, Riding Technique, Natural Horsemanship, Arts and Crafts, Games and Water Games, & Much More!
Gress Mountain Ranch For children entering grades 2-12 Gress Mountain Ranch flyer
June 19-23, and July 10-14, July 31 –August 4, 2017
Mission: Animals Helping People & People Helping Animals
The Gress Mountain Ranch is a sanctuary where abused and neglected animals are given life-long care to recover and thrive. In turn, the animals become therapy animals and have a big job to help people learn to improve their self-worth, communication skills, and learn respect for all livings beings.
2017 JUNIOR CHEF SUMMER COOKING CAMPS Cooking Camp flyer and registration
29 Cooks Catering + Culinary Center, 4030 Chestnut Street, Emmaus, PA 18049
Summer Horse Camp Wentz Stables Wentz Stables Camp flyer
Mondays & Thursdays during the summer from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm (before /after care available).
Also 2 week long camps: June 26 – 30, July 31 – Aug 4
2017 ARTS CAMPS
Elementary Music Camp
The Parkland Elementary Band & Strings camp will be held from Monday, July 31-Friday, August 4. The camp is for students who have just finished 4th or 5th grade AND currently play a band or string instrument at school. Held in the Arts Wing at Parkland High School, the camp features a concert band and a string orchestra. Students participate in a daily ensemble rehearsal and small group instruction, plus have a choice to participate in a small ensemble, jazz band, percussion ensemble, or music composition class. Students also attend a mini-recital, given by a local artist/musician. The camp concludes with a public concert on Friday, August 5th at 10:30 AM. Contact your child’s instrumental music teacher for an application or email Mark Syslo at email@example.com for an application. Visit our website at:http://summermusic.wikispaces.com/
The Baum School of Art Summer Arts Camps and The Fashion Academy http://www.baumschool.org/class-schedules-main.php
Students at The Baum School of Art’s Summer Art Camps and The Fashion Academy will have a blast this summer while learning how to create art and fashion. One week and two week camps run from June 19 – August 11, 2017. Children and teens, ages 5-17, can register for ½ day camps or full day camps. Morning studio art camps are from 9:00 am – Noon and afternoon studio art camps are from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who stay for the full day have a supervised lunch hour with a movie and convenient After Camp Care is available from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm.
Pennsylvania Youth Theatre 2017 Summer Stage Camps
June 12 – August 25 PYT Summer Camp flyer and registration information
Fest Camp (summer rock band camp) Fest Camp flyer
Students ages 10-19
2016 Summer Camps
Studio G. Summer Writing Camps Click here for flyer
Elementary,my dear g.: for students entering grades 3—5, story writing and art, August 8th—12th , 9 AM—11 AM. $130
Stuck in the Middle g.: ffor students entering grades 6—8, creative writing and art, August 8th—12th, 1 PM—4 PM. $150
Both camps take place at Paint & Party, 1901 W. Allen St., Allentown, PA
For more info: http://www.studiogallentown.com/
2016 ATHLETIC CAMPS
Basketball Shooting Academy – 3 DAY SKILLS & DRILLS CAMP, JUNE 22-23-24 2016 Boys and Girls ages 8-12, 9:00-12:00 P.M.
BIG RED Track and Field Camp Ages 6- 14 July 5th-9th 2016 (9:00am-3:00pm) http://www.stewartp.org/Big%20Red%20Track%20Camp%202016.pdf
BIG RED Just4Fun CAMP I Ages 6-14 June 21-24th 2016 (9:00am-3:00pm) http://www.stewartp.org/just4fun%20I%202016.pdf
BIG RED Just4Fun CAMP II Ages 6-14 July 12-15th 2016 (9:00am-3:00pm) http://www.parklandsd.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/just4fun-II.pdf
Parkland Striker/Keeper Camp June 16-29th 2016
Red Crush Volleyball Camp Click here for flyer
JULY 18 TO JULY 21
For girls in grades 5-9.
Camp Awesome Click here for flyer
Here is a video that gives you a feel for this camp which features multiple sports and other awesome activities.
June 27 – July 1 and Aug 8-12 at Gametime in Breinigsville
Muhlenberg College Camps and Clinics
Lehigh Lacrosse Day Camp June 20-23
Click here for flyer
Coolest Moves of the Summer Dance Camp – PHS Dance Team Click here for flyer
August 15 – 18 Grades K-8
2016 RECREATION CAMPS
2016 UMT JR. EMERGENCY SERVICES ACADEMY Click here for flyer
WHEN July 18-22, 2016 9am-3pm Daily Ages 12-16
TRAINING POLICE, FIRE, EMS
2016 South Whitehall Township
Summer Playground Program
After Hours Registration Opps: http://www.parklandsd.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/Summer-Playground-Flyer-2016.pdf
Tennis Lessons: http://southwhitehall.com/parks-recreation/events-programs/tennis-lessons/
Camp JCC in Center Valley
When: June 27 – August 19
Where: Camp JCC in Center Valley, 5831 Vera Cruz Road Center Valley, PA 18034
Camp JCC is an 8 week day camp located less than 10 minutes from the Promenade Shops in Saucon Valley. Busing to and from camp and early/late care are available. Enjoy a summer filled with swimming, athletics, arts, outdoor adventure, and more! Activities include archery, arts and crafts, cooking, dance, hiking, instructional and free swim, ropes course, zip line, weekly special events and BBQ lunch, and much more! View our brochure here. To learn more about Camp JCC in Center Valley, please visit www.lvjcc.org/campjcc. For more information, please contact Brenda Finberg at 610.435.3571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dip, Dip, Hooray: Camp JCC Open House & Pool Party June 26, 2016 Click here for flyer
Spend the morning taking a tour of camp and meeting the counselors, then celebrate the opening of the pool by going for a swim with family and friends. Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of face painting, balloon animals, music, and more! A BBQ lunch of hot dogs, salad, lemonade, and ice pops will be available for purchase. You do not need to go to one event in order to attend the other. All are welcome.
Camp JCC Open House: 10:00am – 12:00pm, Pool Grand Opening: 12:00pm – 3:30pm
RSVP your attendance to 610.435.3571 by Wednesday, June 22.
Contact Jodi Lovenwirth at 610.435.3571 ext. 118 or email@example.com.
Visit Camp JCC online at www.lvjcc.org/campjcc.
Neffs Playground Summer Camp
Sponsored by Schnecksville Playground Association
To Register visit: http://www.eteamz.com/spa/index.cfm?league=5167221&subsite=6160986
YMCA Allentown Camps
GREATER VALLEY YMCA Day Camp – Click here for booklet
2016 ARTS CAMPS
Gravity Art Lab
Summer camps at Gravity Art Lab include mixed media art as well as Minecraft design lab. To register, please visit:www.gravityartlab.com
The Altered Photo: Wildlife Photography & Art (June 27 – July 1, 9 am– 12:00)
Campers will practice photo-taking techniques used by professional photographers and will work on altered photography art projects that can turn even basic and low resolution photos into a creative works of art.
Minecraft Design Challenge (Session 1: June 27 – July 1, 1 – 4:00pm, Session 2: July 11 – July 15, 1 – 4:00pm)
Campers will interact with the other players on a private server and will be presented with a variety of Minecraft challenges daily. Activities also include making LEGO models of Minecraft characters.
Traditional Art Camp (July 11 – July 15, 9am -12:00)
Kids will explore a different medium each day learning to paint and draw from observation, photographs and their own imagination. Designed for kids 7-12.
Summer Design Challenge (8 weeks, starts June 24th)
Free online program that will help to fill your child’s summer with fun and creative design projects that require only inexpensive and recycled materials to get your child creating like an artist and innovating like an engineer in no time! For more info or to register: http://gravityartlab.com/SDC
Click here for a flyer
Stagemakers Theater Camp: Cinderella
When: June 27 – July 15
Where: The JCC of the Lehigh Valley, 702 N. 22nd Street Allentown, PA 18104
Come and experience the world of performing arts with Stagemakers at the J Performing Arts Camp. Learn beautiful songs, including “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes” and the classic “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo.” This camp will charm its way into your heart, and remind you that dreams really can come true. Campers will put on a full performance at the end of each 3 week camp filled with everything they have learned from our experienced director, choreographer, musical director, and technical director. All experiences are geared perfectly towards various ages of participants. Scenes will be written specifically for campers to be a star. Improv games will be introduced into the acting portion of the camp. Campers help with the set design and building, costumes, and props. Each day campers have an hour of swim in our indoor heated pool. Every week the group has a BBQ cookout. View our brochure here.
Stagemakers Theater Camp: Finding Nemo
When: July 18 – August 5
Where: The JCC of the Lehigh Valley, 702 N. 22nd Street Allentown, PA 18104
Come and experience the world of performing arts with Stagemakers at the J Performing Arts Camp. Join us this summer for singing, dancing, acting, games, and more on our swim with Nemo and friends. Many boy and girl roles are needed in this under the sea adventure. Campers will put on a full performance at the end of each 3 week camp filled with everything they have learned from our experienced director, choreographer, musical director, and technical director. All experiences are geared perfectly towards various ages of participants. Scenes will be written specifically for campers to be a star. Improv games will be introduced into the acting portion of the camp. Campers help with the set design and building, costumes, and props. Each day campers have an hour of swim in our indoor heated pool. Every week the group has a BBQ cookout. View our brochure here.
Circus Camp at Camp JCC for summer 2016! Click here for flyer
When: July 3, 2016 – July 8, 2016 (No Camp July 4, 2016)
Where: The Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley, 702 N. 22nd Street Allentown, PA 18104
Ages: 6-14 (Campers ages 4-5 will parade before the show)
Between learning circus acts, campers will have the opportunity to participate in regular camp activities at the JCC.
PLEASE NOTE: Auditions are mandatory to participate in Circus Camp and advance registration is required.
Auditions are designed to assess each child’s ability and find an act that they will be most comfortable performing. Auditions will be held on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 9:00am. To learn more about Circus Camp, please visit www.lvjcc.org. For more information, please contact Brenda Finberg at 610.435.3571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.