Main Line Academic Camps and Educational Summer Programs
Don't slide -- flex your child's mind this summer with these academic camps and educational summer programs!
Don’t slide — flex your mind this summer with these academic summer camps and educational summer programs! Our Main Line Parent Summer Camp Guide highlights over 50 summer camps from across the Delaware Valley, including traditional camps, sports camps, and specialty camps.
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The summer enrichment program at AIM Academy is a four-week long program which offers students in grades K-12 the opportunity to reinforce essential skills in reading, writing, comprehension, and math. The younger camp explores an exciting region of the globe and interlaces the topic into the essentials skills. The older campers have STEAM electives to choose from in addition to reinforcing basic skills. AIM also has college prep programs for 11th and 12th graders.
Benchmark Summer Camp offers children in grades 1-6 an ideal setting for developing and maintaining skills and strategies, building confidence and self-esteem, and having fun while becoming stronger learners and self-advocates. The five-week program includes Benchmark’s internationally-recognized language arts program, executive function skills instruction, design thinking activities, as well as art, science, and sports opportunities. In addition, Benchmark campers are challenged and supported as they experience the 35-event Confidence Course, which includes a 40-foot high, 250-foot long Zip Wire.
The Pathway School offers a 6-week Extended School Year (ESY) Program that focuses on each student’s affective, academic, social, communication, and functional needs in various structured learning environments in school and in the community (including supporting their IEP goals).
Haverford, 610-649-1080 x3
Day camp for kids ages 6-16. Camp Pegasus is a source of inspiration for families who struggle with the needs of a child with ADHD, High Functioning Autism (Asperger’s type), Autism Spectrum disorders like PDD and other learning disabilities. Embedded in fun camp activities like sports, art, music and computers are social skills lessons that bring the answers to questions your child seeks.
Fusion provides kids in grades 6-12 a one-to-one classroom setting where the educational experience is completely customized to a student’s needs, learning style, schedule, and interests. Students can catch up on a course that challenged them over the year, get help with test prep skills, or learn something new with electives in arts, music, wellness, and more.
Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, 267-997-7744
- Develop your photographic-eye, and learn to see the world through the lens with Photography Camp.
- Dive into the world of deconstruction and reconstruction with Fashion Camp!
- Embark on challenging adventures and experience the great outdoors with Outdoor Camp!
- Curate a portfolio of drawn and painted works in your creative style Art Camp.
Newtown Square, 484-424-1400
At The Episcopal Academy, learning doesn’t end with the school year. Summer is a fantastic time for students to brush up on academics, gain a competitive edge in their favorite sports, build leadership skills, and socialize with their peers. Explore summer programming options below.
Scientists predict humans will arrive on mars in 2030. What will it take to get there? And how will we survive when we do? Join The Grayson School to answer these important questions at their Mission to Mars Summer Camp.
Collaborate with fellow scientists on this project-based learning adventure to overcome the perils of space travel and reach Mars. Campers will launch rockets, design and construct a space station, engineer a Martian rover, conduct space-based experiments, cultivate a hydroponic garden, and even train for your mission like an astronaut.
Grayson teachers understand the intellectual curiosity of all gifted children, and plan an exciting array of activities that challenge high-ability learners to think critically, ask and answer difficult questions, solve problems to stretch their minds, have fun, and make new friends!