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Sleep Away Camps: Main Line Parent Overnight Summer Camp Guide

For Main Line parents seeking an environment for kids to thrive, time at Sleep Away Camp grants essential life lessons, self-knowledge, and peer bonds to blossom into well-rounded human beings.

Beyond the fun of classic camp activities lies a transformative experience that shapes campers’ character when they leave home for a week or more. Separated from home’s comforts, children awaken resilience and independence while forming meaningful connections under the mentorship of caring counselors.

Over weeks together in natural settings, they learn responsibility, problem-solving skills, and teamwork through challenges. Camp memories imprint deep as campers gain self-confidence to discover their abilities, conquering fears like overnighting outdoors or pushing creative limits.

Click to find out why your neighbors recommend our Main Line Parent Camp Partner Members and scroll to meet some new Summer Camp Friends we found in the area as well! Have an Academic Camp recommendation for the Main Line Parent Community? Comment below to share your experience or show them some LOVE before Valentine’s Day with a nomination to be recognized among the Best for Families!

Woodward PA Camp

    For those who live action sports, a week at Woodward is beyond anything they’ve ever imagined.

    Golden Slipper Camp

      Golden Slipper Camp is an amazing overnight camp in the Poconos for ages 7-15.

      YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser

        Camp Conrad Weiser is located in north eastern Pennsylvania, 30 miles east of Hershey.

        Independent Lake Camp

          Independent Lake Camp is a premier overnight summer camp located in the beautiful Pocono mountains…

          Pinemere Camp

            Pinemere Camp is an authentic Jewish overnight camp located in the Pocono Mountains, offering 3/4/7…

            Appel Farm Arts Camp | Family Favorite Overnight Camp – 2023 LOVE Awards

              Appel Farm Arts Camp is a gender-affirming overnight summer arts camp for kids ages 8…

              Discover more overnight summer camps!

              Delaware Valley University Inspire U! Pre-College Programs

              700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown

              Opportunities for teens to interact with faculty and industry pros while having a real-world campus experience. 

              Camp Onas

              609 Geigel Hill Rd, Ottsville

              Sleepaway camp in Ottsville, PA focused on outdoor adventure, sports, arts, and learning new skills for boys and girls ages 7-16.

              Camp Lindenmere

              163 Lindenmere Lane, Henryville

              Lindenmere has a sister camp relationship with its all-girls programs emphasizing growth through its creative arts and land/water activities.

              Camp Men-O-Lan

              1415 Doerr Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951

              With designated times for spiritual reflection, this Christian camp offers day and overnight options in a beautiful traditional outdoor setting.

              Lake Owego Camp

              1687 Route 6, Greeley

              Located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, Lake Owego Camp is proud to be one of the oldest boys overnight summer camps in the United States that is still owned and operated by its founding family.

              Pine Forest Camp

              185 Pine Forest Road, Greeley

              Pine Forest offers a fun-filled, well-rounded, action-packed program with top-notch instruction and outstanding facilities for campers entering grades 2-11.

              Camp Saginaw

              740 Saginaw Rd, Oxford

              Located in Oxford, PA, this traditional co-ed sleepaway camp has activities like arts, sports, horseback riding, watersports and more on over 200 acres for ages 6-16.

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