Summer Camp Guide

Fun Things To Do With Kids is thrilled to launch our 2018 comprehensive guide to local summer camps for children of all ages in the Delaware County area.

Below you will find details on summer camps in and around Delaware County. 

We hope this will serve as your ultimate, one-stop resource on how to get your children registered for a summer full of fun! Be sure to check back frequently as we’ll be continually updating this guide as more camps release their information.

*42 Total Camps Listed

Full Day Camps

Platinum Sponsor

Location: 483 Park Way Broomall PA 19008

Milltown  Square  150 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Downingtown, PA 

Summer Dance Classes
Broomall Studio
June 11th - July 24th

Downingtown Studio

June 12th-July 25th

 Variety, of dance classes for all levels!

Hedgerow Theatre School
Platinum Sponsor

Location: 64 W Rose Valley Rd
Ages: 6-18

General Information: Hedgerow Theatre School has been teaching the art and discipline of theatre to adults and children since 1923, creating a community where novice and professional, young and mature work together in a positive and nurturing environment. Our cornerstones of Kindness, Professionalism, and Developing Critical Thinking in a Creative Process are our foundations for all of our classes and professional performances.

MSA Kids Camp
Platinum Sponsor

Location: Marple Sports Arena 611 South Parkway, Broomall, PA  19008
Ages: 3-13 years old

General Information: Each summer MSA’s summer camp provides a unique program of recreation adventure, creativity, and fun. From skating, crafting, ball playing, rock climbing to water slides and more. They have theme days that are enjoyed by all. Each day at camp is filled with new experiences and great opportunities to develop lasting friendships.

*Gold Level Sponsor

Location: Hamilton Family Arts Center, 62 N. 2nd Street in Old City Philadelphia.

Ages:  2-18

General Information: 
Join Philly's best theater professionals for fun classes in Acting, Music, Storytelling, Improvisation, Dance, and Design at Arden Summer Camp. Inspiring creativity, Drama Camp motivates kids to create stories using characters and ideas built from their own imaginations. We offer a number of thematic camp offerings throughout the entire summer for kids of all ages. Camp themes included Where the Wild Things Are, Star Wars and Space Adventures, Sketch Comedy, and Harry Potter and Magical Creatures – to name a few. On the final day of each session, campers showcase all they have learned by presenting their own original play to family and friends – for example, participants in the Musical Theatre Camp for teens will be able to produce and perform the musical Seussical!

Half Day Camps

The Kitchen Workshop

Platinum Sponsor

LocationPaoli Depot Shoppes at 21 Plank Avenue, Suite 204, Paoli, PA 19301
Ages: 8-15
General Information: Does your child refer to extra virgin olive oil as E.V.O.O and do they HAVE to be home to watch the latest episode of “Chopped”? If so, you may have a budding chef or cheffette on your hands! If your child loves to help you prepare dinner in the kitchen or is advanced enough to cook an entire meal, please fuel that passion by sending them to summer cooking camp at The Kitchen Workshop! Our summer programs will introduce your child to many aspects of the culinary and baking worlds. Along with knife skills, nutrition, kitchen sanitation and safety, your child will spend a week cooking dishes “hands-on.”

The Photography Workshop

*Platinum Sponsor
Locations: Downingtown Kerr Park
Upper Merion Township 
Longwood Gardens
Swarthmore College
East Goshen Park
West Goshen Coopersmith Park Half Day Camp
Lancaster's Long Park
Ages: 9-16-year-olds
General Information:  At The Photography Workshop your child will explore the many aspects of the "Art of Photography".  
Our camps are designed to teach real-world skills that allow every child to express their individual creativity and to develop their own artistic style and vision. Additionally, each child will grow as a person, learn how to work with others as a team and hopefully make some new friends with that have similar interests along the way.
Our camps are for kids ages 9-16 years old.  Each session is 3 hours long Monday thru Friday except for our travel camp which is a full day camp.

*Platinum Sponsor

Location: 3544 West Chester Pike Newtown Square, PA 19073

Three-Day Preschool Camp 
Pup Patrol (ages 3.5-5) July 18-20 9am-11am

Three-Day Performance Camp
Moana and Maui (ages 4-13) July 18-20 1pm-4pm

Five-Day Performance Camps 
Descendants (ages 4-13) June 25-29 9am-12pm
Rebels of the Galaxy Space Camp (ages 5-13) July 9-13 9am-12pm
Cirque Acro Camp (ages 5-13) August 20-24 9am-12pm
Dance VBS: Beauty and the Beast Edition (ages 5-13) July 9-13 1pm-3pm

Full Day Five-Day Performance Camp in partnership with The Handwork Studio
Aladdin (ages 8+ including rising third graders) August 13-17 9am-3pm A musical theatre performance camp that includes costume sewing!

1st Start Lacrosse
*Platinum Sponsor
Locations: The Episcopal Academy, Newtown Square, PA
June 18- June 22 (Monday-Friday)  9-12 PM Each Day
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
June 25- June 29 (Monday-Friday)
July 16- July 20 (Monday-Friday)  9-12 PM Each Day
Sea Isle City, New Jersey
July 30-August 3 (Monday-Friday) 9-10:30 AM Each Day
Ages: 4-7
General Information: This summer have your child spend their mornings with Coach John and his staff at 1st Start Summer Camp!! All camps will be half day mornings from 9-12 PM.
At camp, we’ll be playing lacrosse among some other fun sports, as well as some classic gym games! We’ll also take some breaks from sports and do some fun icebreaker games as well as some cool arts and crafts activities!1st Start Summer camp is a perfect opportunity for your child (boys and girls ages 3-6) to get out of the house every morning and get some fun outdoor exercise!
Take advantage of this fun opportunity and register your child today for camp!

Future Captains Sports

Location: Healthplex Sports Club 194 W Sproul Rd
Ages: 4-12
Dates: June 18- 22, July 9-13, August 20-24
General Information: 
Weeklong morning sessions from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m Monday through Friday
Work on technical skills with lots of repetition mixed in with fun and competitive games
Indoors for a safe and a consistent environment
Lots of individual attention and excellent coach to player ratios

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