The 2020 Guide to Main Line Area Summer Camps

Tyler Arboretum’s summer camp. // Photo Courtesy of Tyler Arboretum

Thanks to a host of unique programs, everyone from toddlers to teens can keep busy, learn new skills and make friends this summer.

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur Summer Camp
Villanova, (610) 687-0650
June-August (day), grades 1-12
Dance, enrichment, science, sports

Agnes Irwin School
Rosemont, (610) 672-1272
June-July (day), grades pre-K to 12
Academics, arts, athletics, STEAM

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The Baldwin School’s Camp Magar
Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-2700
June-August (day), ages 3-12
Art, music, nature exploration, sports, swimming, theater

Benchmark School
Media, (610) 565-3741
July-August (day), grades 1-6
Academics, arts, sports 

Brandywine School of Wizardry
Arcadia, Chester Springs, Radnor, Upper Dublin, Westtown, (610) 827-5678
June-August, ages 6-15
Academics, arts

Camp Kef
Wynnewood, (610) 896-7770
June-August (day), infant to age 15
Arts, sports, technology, theater

Camp Kweebec
Schwenksville, (610) 287-8117
June- August (overnight), ages 6-16
Arts, athletics, aquatics

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Camp Pegasus
Ardmore, (610) 649-1080
June-August (day), ages 6-16
Art therapy, computer gaming, digital photography, games, music therapy, sports

Camp Saginaw
Oxford, (610) 932-8467
June-August, ages 6-16
Arts and crafts, ceramics, culinary arts, media, sports, theater, water sports

CCEDC STEM Innovation Programs
Various locations, (610) 321-8233
June-August, ages 12-18
Cyber security, engineering, environmental science and public health, forensic science, healthcare and medicine, technology, sustainable science, veterinary medicine

CEO Academy for Youth Kids Career Camps
Various locations, (610) 977-2405
June-August (day), grades 4-12
Government, journalism, law, medicine

Chester County Art Association
West Chester, (610) 696-5600
June-August (day), ages 3-18
Art, ceramics, fine art, STEAM

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Club La Maison
Wayne, (610) 964-8800
June-August, ages 3-12
Arts and crafts, gardening, sports, swimming

Community Arts Center’s Summer Spree Visual Arts Camp
Wallingford, (610) 566-1713
June-August (day), ages 4-17
Art, music, nature, photography

Corinthian Yacht Club
Essington, (610) 521-4705
June-July (day), ages 8-16

Crimson Review SAT Summer Bootcamp
Malvern, Wayne, (610) 688-6441
June-August (day), ages 16-18
Academics, college prep, SAT prep, test prep

Darlington Arts Center
Garnet Valley, (610) 358-3632
June-August (day), ages 3-14
Arts, cooking, music, STEAM

Delaware Valley Tennis Academy
Villanova, (610) 527-2387
June-August (day), ages 4-18

Elmwood Park Zoo
Norristown, (800) 652-4143
June-August (day), ages 3-15
Adventure, animals, conservation

Elmwood Park Zoo’s camp // Photo Courtesy of Elmwood Park Zoo.

Emagination Computer Camps
Rosemont, (877) 248-0206
June-August (day + overnight), ages 8-17
Computers, technology

Engage Art Studio
Schwenksville, (484) 968-3101
June-August (day), ages 5-18
Art, drawing, pottery, sculpture, mixed media’

ESF Camps & Experiences
Chester Springs, Chestnut Hill, Haverford, Newtown Square, (800) 529-2267
June-August (day), ages 3-18
Arts, business, science, sports, technology

Episcopal Academy’s Center for Growth & Innovation
Newtown Square, (610) 688-3298
June-August (day), grades Pre-K-12
Arts, academic prep, leadership, math, music, photography, science, theater, writing

Friends’ Central School
Wynnewood, (610) 645-5132
June-August (day), ages 3-16
Arts, academics, nature exploration, sports, technology, theater

Friends’ School Haverford
Haverford, (610) 642-2334
July-August (day), ages 3-8
Academics, arts, cooking, nature, outdoor play, sports, water activities

Future Aviators
Toughkenamon, (610) 268-2619
July-August (day), ages 7-15

Germantown Academy Day Camp
Fort Washington, (267) 405-7321
June-August (day + overnight), ages 3-16
Academics, art, cooking, fashion, music, robotics, theater, science, sports

The Gravity Vault
Radnor, (610) 756-2529
June-August (day), ages 7-14
Rock climbing

The Handwork Studio
Various locations, (610) 660-9600
June-August (day), ages 5-15
Cooking, fashion, machine sewing, needle arts, woodworking

Hedgerow Theatre
Rose Valley, (610) 565-4211
June-August (day), ages 3-14

Holy Child Academy Summer Camp
Drexel Hill, (610) 259-2712
June-August (day), ages 2-14
Arts, cooking, robotics, science, sports, swimming

iCore Fitness
West Chester, (484) 887-8607
June-August (day), ages 6-14
Ninja training, parkour, sports

Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs
Various locations, (610) 265-9401
June-August (day), ages 7-18
Academics, architecture, arts, business, cooking, science, sports 

Kitchen Wizards camp. // Photo Courtesy of Kitchen Wizards.

Kitchen Wizards
Various locations, (610) 348-5284
June-August (day), ages 5-14
Baking and cooking

Lavner Camps
Various locations, (610) 664-8800
June-August, ages 6-14
Arts, education, sports, technology

Main Line Art Center
Haverford, (610) 525-0272
June-August (day), ages 4-12

Media-Providence Friends School
Media, (610) 565-1960
June-August (day), ages 3-10
Art, education

Media Theatre for the Performing Arts
Media, (610) 891-0100
June-August (day), ages 5-18

Merion Mercy Academy
Merion Station, (610) 664-6655
June-July (day), grades 4-12
Academics, enrichment, high school prep, sports

Mission 5&2
Various locations, (484) 486-4089
June-August (day), grades K-8

Music Training Center
Various locations
June-August (day), ages 7-17
Bands, music, musical theater

Penn Museum’s Anthropologists in the Making Summer Camp
Philadelphia, (215) 898-4016
June-August (day), ages 7-13

Philadelphia Rock Gym
Various locations, (877) 822-7673
June-August (day), ages 4-14

Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
Philadelphia, (215) 849-1991
June-August, ages 5-18
Circus arts

Play By Play Sports Broadcasting camp. // Photo Courtesy of Play By Play Sports Broadcasting.

Play by Play Sports Broadcasting
Villanova, (800) 319-0884
June (day + overnight), ages 10-18

Riverbend Environmental Education Center
Gladwyne, (610) 527-5234
June-August, ages 3-13
Adventure and exploration

Shipley Enrichment Camp
Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-4300
June-July (day), ages 5-12
Art, science, sports

Sixers Basketball Camps
Various locations, (610) 668-7676
June-August (day + overnight), ages 5-17

Summer Music Programs
Bryn Mawr, (610) 526-6114
June-August (day), ages 11-17

Travel for Teens
Wayne, (888) 457-4534
June-August (overnight), grades 6-12
Language, photography, service, travel

Tyler Arboretum
Media, (610) 566-9134
June-August, grades 1-8
Adventure and exploration

Tyler Arboretum’s summer camp. // Photo Courtesy of Tyler Arboretum.

Upper Darby Summer Stage
Drexel Hill, (610) 622-1189
June-August, ages 10-17

Valley Forge Summer Camp
Wayne, (610) 989-1262
June-August (day + overnight), ages 6-17
Academics, fitness, leadership skills, nature exploration, sports, STEAM

Villanova University
Villanova, (610) 519-7580
June-August (day + overnight), grades 2-12
College prep, football, lacrosse, leadership, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball

Wayne Art Center
Wayne, (610) 688-3553
June-August (day), ages 3-15
Ceramics, cooking, drama, drawing, jewelry, music, painting, photography

WC Studio for the Performing Arts
West Chester, (484) 995-2915

June-August (day), ages 4-17

Westtown School
West Chester, (610) 399-0123
June-August (day), grades Pre-K-9
Academics, arts, leadership, science, sports, swimming

Wolf Performing Arts Center
Bryn Mawr, (610) 642-0233
June-August (day), grades K-12

Woodlynde School
Stafford, (610) 687-9660
June-July (day), grades K-10
Academics, art, sports

Various locations
June-August (day + overnight), ages 3-18
Art, sports, technology, theater

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