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Parkland Summer Camp Information

2014 Summer Camps

ACADEMIC CAMPS

Parkland Middle School Summer Camps

Literature and Lemonade  Click here for flyer
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.

Summer Pre-Algebra Middle School Camp  - For Students entering 7th Grade (Summer 2014)  Click here for flyer
The Parkland School District will hold a Pre-Algebra camp this summer for Parkland students who are entering 7th grade.  This camp is targeted for two types of students:  those who are taking Algebra One and wish to review the Pre-Algebra curriculum first or those who will be taking Pre-Algebra in the fall and would like a jump-start on major concepts within the course.  This is not a replacement for Pre-Algebra, but a review of those concepts that are most necessary for success in Algebra One.  This course will also help prepare students for the 7th grade PSSA math test.  As with any camp, daily attendance is important.

Summer Algebra I Middle School Camp   – For 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th Grade Students (Summer 2014)  Click here for flyer
Parkland School District will hold an Algebra I camp this summer for Parkland students 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 in the 2013-2014 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 IThis camp is not for students taking Pre-Algebra in the 2014-2015 school year.

Middle School Boot Camp   MS Boot Camp Flyer 2014
The Parkland School District is pleased to offer Middle School Boot Camp, a study skills camp for all Parkland students going to 6th, 7th , and 8th grades.  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, test-taking, time management, and public speaking, among others.

Middle School STEMM Academy    Click here for flyer       STEMM Website
Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) is a national movement that Parkland identifies as an integral part of our educational process to prepare students in an increasingly global economy.   There are three separate week long offerings designed to build introductory knowledge at the Middle School level to prepare for the high school offerings.

  • PLTW Gateway Academy Summer Day Camp July 7th—11th; 8 am—11:30 am (Grades 6 & 7)
  • K’Nex Design  July 7th—11th; 12 pm —3:30 pm (Grade 8)
  • The Amazing Brain  August 11th—15th; 8 am —11:30 am (Grades 6 – 8)

High School STEMM Academy    Click here for flyer   STEMM Website
The high school offerings will formulate as one camp with four separate learning pods. Students will be together in a whole group environment to learn from career speakers and an overview of the need for jobs in the STEMM field. Students will then work collaboratively in the learning pod they choose for the week.

  • Art and Graphic Design
  • Engineering Design using Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Design using CADD with Rapid Prototyping
  • Biotechnology

Camp Invention  Click here for flyer
Join us at the Camp Invention program held at Parkway Manor Elementary School for students entering grades 2-6 on June 23-June 27, 2014 Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.! The program is being hosted by Parkland School District and will be directed by Michelle Moser. Each day, children will rotate through four exciting, hands on modules.

Camp Invention’s fun, hands-on activities will include:  designing a small, motor-powered vehicle, receiving personalized challenges from National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees, inventing bionic gadgets while journeying to acquire superhuman senses, and using tools to upcycle electronics and build an epic, insect-themed pinball machine.

Call in or mail in your registration. Cost is $230. Availability is limited, so visit http://www.campinvention.org/ or call 800.968.4332 to reserve your child’s spot today!


ATHLETIC CAMPS

Big Red Cheerleading Camp  Click here for flyer and release form
July 14 ‐ July 18, 2014
https://sites.google.com/a/parklandsd.net/ms-crivellaro/bigred
Contact:   Sami Jo Crivellaro  610-573-3524     phstrojancheer@gmail.com

Field Hockey Camp at PHS - Click here for flyer
STEELE Stix Field Hockey Camp July 14th—July 18th, 2014
For Girls Ages 6-14
Directed by: Michelle Steele, Head Coach Parkland High School Field Hockey

Trojan Boy’s Basketball Camp Click here for flyer
Trojans Boys’ Basketball Camp – Boys Entering  Grades 2 through 11th
June 23 – 26, 2014
http://parklandboysbasketball.com/

Lady Trojan Basketball Camp Click here for flyer
July 14-18, 2014
For girls entering grades 3-9.

Red Crush Volleyball Camp Click here for flyer
July 21-25, 2014
For girls in grades 5-9.
Contact: redcrushvolleyballcamp@yahoo.com.

Trojan Cross Country Camp  Click here for flyer
Dates: July 15th-19th, 2014 at Parkland High School
Hours: 9AM – 2PM
Ages: 5-14

 Big Red Track and Field Camp  Click here for flyer
July 8th – 12th  Parkland High School – for ages 6 and up

Parkland Striker / Keeper Team Camp    Click here for flyer
Sunday June 22 to Wednesday June 25

Muhlenberg College Athletic Summer Camps
http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/athletics/summercamps.html

 


ART /MUSIC/DANCE CAMPS

“The Coolest Moves of Summer” Dance Camp   Click here for flyer
Grades K-8!   June 23rd to June 26th
Sponsored by THE PARKLAND HS DANCE TEAM PROGRAM!

PSD Middle School MUSIC Camp
July 28-August 1, 2014 at Parkland High School
Contact: Erich Joella at joellae@parklandsd.org or (610) 351-5750

Elementary Music Camp
The Parkland Elementary Band & Strings camp will be held from Monday, August 4th through Friday, August 8th.  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 8th at 10:30 AM.  Contact your child’s instrumental music teacher for an application or email Mark Syslo at <syslom@parklandsd.org> for an application.   Visit our website at: http://summermusic.wikispaces.com/

Lehigh Valley Girls Rock   www.LVgirlsrock.org
Located at Liberty High School and Zoellner Arts Center of Lehigh University    July 7th-12th

For girls ages 13-16.  Campers will collaborate with local female musicians & artists to learn an instrument, form a band, write a song and perform in front of their family and friends.  Applications close at the end of April, so get yours in today!
Contact: lehighvalleygirlsrock@gmail.com


RECREATION CAMPS

North Whitehall Township Summer Camps   Click here for flyer/Registration form
All Elementary and Middle School-Aged children are welcome to attend ALL of the CAMPS!
9am to 12 noon—[except for T-Ball camp, week of July 7 – July 11]

Stone Gates Stable Summer Camp  Click here for flyer
Summer is right around the corner! Let your child get hands on experience with horses! The camp is open to everyone from total beginners to avid competitors. The slots are filling fast so don’t wait! All students signing up by April 1st get a discount on the camp fee! Call now for your application or go online to download one. www.stonegatestablesllc.com

 Manito Equestrian Center Summer Day Camp for Horse Lovers  Click here for flyer
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!

Asthma Camp of the Greater Lehigh Valley  Click here for flyer
Camp Fowler in Orefield, PA
This is a FREE camp for children ages 7-12 with moderate to severe Asthma.

Gress Mountain Ranch For kids entering 3rd,4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th grades   Click here for flyer

Mission: Animals Helping People & People Helping Animals
The Gress Mountain Ranch is all about the healthy interdependence of humans and animals, and models this for the larger community. Abused and neglected animals are given life-long care to recover and thrive. Through our programs people interact with the animals to develop and deepen their personal experience of the human-animal bond. The Gress Mountain Ranch is dedicated to the mutual well being of humans and animals by inter-twining their lives through nurturing, learning, fun, respect, healing, and celebration of life.

Over 60 permanent animals, small/large and some exotic animals await to meet you at The Gress Mountain Ranch.
Our Website is: gressmountainranch.org and our FB page is gressmountainranchinc.

Camp LCTI   Click here for flyer    Registration Form
Our unique summer career camp features approximately 30 different programs.  From culinary arts to computer maintenance; interior design to digital photography, we’ve got something for every young adventurer in 5th – 8th grade.
Session One: June 24, 25, 26 &27
Session Two: June 30, July 1, 2 & 3

JCC Camp Kochavim in Center Valley
M-F June 16- August 8 9:00-4:00 daily, Bus Transportation available in most areas,  AM and PM  Extended Day options available.  1-8 week sessions available.
http://www.allentownjcc.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=CampKochavim&category=Camp

JCC Camp Kochavim provides a platform for children and teens ages 4-13 to build long lasting friendships, explore their interests, and develop new skills in a safe and nurturing environment.  Our campers are immersed in a spirited, enriching and exceptional day camp experience on our 55-acre property in Center Valley complete with sprawling fields, basketball and tennis courts, pool and locker room, ropes course, art barn, game room, air-conditioned lodge, and four large pavilions.  Campers will participate in daily activities in all areas of Athletics, Arts, Aquatics and Outdoor Adventure. Older campers will have club periods which will allow them to elect activities to enhance their day. Leader-In-Training (LIT) Program for teens entering 9-10th grade.
Please contact Barrie Saias, Camp Director for detailed information and a brochure. bsaias@lvjcc.org       610.435.3571 X180