Summer Camps 2017


SEEK Program

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp

Penn GEMS: Girls in Engineering Math & Science Camp

St. Joseph’s University Summer Reading Program

Penn Summer Scholars Program – for high school students

Arcadia Community Learning Center Reading Camp

Young Writers/Young Readers

Spells Writing Lab

Institute of Reading Development

PACTS Summer Institute – Franklin Institute science institute for rising 6, 7, 8th grades

Math Corps Philly – For current 6th grade students

STEM Summer Programs at Penn for middle & high school students


Arden Theatre Company

Fleisher Art Memorial

Philly Art Center

Filmtech School

Philly Kids Gym

Zhang Sah Martial Arts

Camp Voyages – French Communication Institute

Landmark Camps

Philly Student Stage Camps

Metro Kids’ Club

TLC Charm Camp

Kids on 12th

Western Learning Center

Youth Film & Journalism Summer Camps – for high school students

Seaport Summer Camp

Palumbo Summer Day Camp

Old Pine Community Center – Summer in the City

Philly inMovement

Performing Arts Center for Kids

Clay Camp at The Clay Studio

Zoom Dance

Friends Select Future Stars Camp

Sew Philly

Makom Community Camp

The Franklin Institute Discovery Camp

PAFA Summer Art Camp

City Wild – Exploring nature in an urban environment

St. Peter’s School

School of Rock

Project Flow – Fairmount Water Works, for middle school students

Schuylkill Acts & Impacts – Fairmount Water Works, for high school students

Settlement Music School

Spanish Workshop for Children

Academy Explorers Camp at The Academy of Natural Sciences

TPS City Country Campsincluding Equity & Sustainability Summer Institutes for teens

MacGuffin Theatre & Film Company

NORTH PHILADELPHIA – Including Fishtown/Kensington


LNESC Summer Program – For 5th-8th graders. Located in Kensington. Free trips, free breakfast/lunch. Call 215-423-4811 for more information.

Tree House Books

Althea Gibson Tennis Camp – (215) 232-7404

Rock to the Future

Portside Arts Center

Boyer College of Music & Dance at Temple

954DMC Dance Camp


Christian Street YMCA Day CampAdditional YMCA camps available throughout Philadelphia area.

Dixon Learning Academy

Cookies Day Care Center

The Children’s Playhouse Early Learning

Sunrise of Philadelphia

Girls Rock Philly


Drexel Robotics Camp

Anthropologists in the Making Summer Camp

Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center

Curio Theater Camp


Young Performers Theater Camp

Neighborhood Bike Works

The Hacktory

Shofuso Japanese House & Garden

Chamounix Equestrian Center

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

Red Cross Camp Save-A-Life

University City Arts League

Trapezium Math Club

…and more from West Philly Local!


Carousel House Day Camp

Miquon Day Camp

Figure Skating Camp

Schuylkill Environmental Center

Allens Lane Art Center

Morris Arboretum Adventure Camp

Fun in the Sun

Northwestern Stables

Summer Fit Camp

Philadelphia City Rowing

Six Senses Clay & Art Camp

Indigo Nature Arts Camp

Penn Charter Camps

Summerside on the Hill – Springside/Chestnut Hill Academy

Be Outside Teen Camp – 215-683-3683

SplashLab Arts


City of Philadelphia Summer Youth Camps & Programs

Legacy Tennis Camps

Philly Play

The Business of Doing Good

Yes And…Collaborative Arts Summer Camps

Philadelphia 76ers Camp

The Handwork Studio

Philly Youth Basketball

Science in the Summer – free two-day science classes at local library branches

Introduction to the Performing Arts Camp


Camp Garrett

Camp Invention

Journey’s End Farm Camp

NXT Sports Camps

Camp Rim Rock for Girls (Yellow Spring, WV)

College Settlement Camp

Tall Pines Day Camp

Riverbend Summer Exploration Camp

Engineering for Kids

Main Line Chinese Culture Center

Fashion University Summer Camp

Temple Ambler Summer Camps

Science Explorers – Summer Science Camps

Camp Jamison

Philadelphia Eagles Football Academy

Union Soccer Schools

Phillies Baseball Academy

ESF Summer Camps – Provides busing from Center City, University City, and West Philadelphia



Summer Owls Leadership Experience

Student Conservation Association

UC Green Corps

Penn Summer Mentorship Program

Neurology High School Scholars Program

Philadelphia Outward Bound Leadership Corps

Philadelphia Police Explorer Cadets

UArts Pre-College Summer Institute

Amigos service learning abroad – for high school & college students

Math Corps Philly – teaching assistant positions for 9th-11th graders

If you want to skip straight to the best deals, check out this compilation from 2015 of the free or almost-free camps by Philly Parenting!

You can also conduct your own comprehensive camp search (and research!) using websites like Philadelphia Summer Camps, MetroKidsActivity Hero, The Best Camps, or Kids in Center City.

This list of programs is provided as a courtesy to ICS families and does not represent an endorsement of any of the programs listed.