Monday, February 24 2020 8:00

Summer Camps 2020

Written by County Lines Staff

Our Summer Camp Guide will help you keep your kids energized and engaged all summer long.

If you’re looking for camps for your kiddos, we’ve rounded up some great ones in our summer camp guide that you’re kids are sure to love!

 

BPG | SPORTS Camps

76ers Fieldhouse, 401 Garasches Ln., Wilmington

302-351-4954; 76ersFieldhouse.com

Starting in June

The 76ers Fieldhouse offers athletic camps for all skill levels, from beginner to elite. They provide guidance and leadership in a fun environment while using a state of the art arena. A staff made up of accomplished athletes who have competed at every level leads their camps and programs in basketball, soccer and lacrosse. Learn more at 76ersFieldhouse.com.

 

Camp Geronimo, The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

360 Locust Grove Rd., West Chester

610-793-1037; SpringBrook-Farm.org

June 15–19; 22–26; 29–July 3; July 27–31; Aug. 3–7; 10–14

Camp Geronimo is a summer day camp providing children with disabilities, ages 6–12, the opportunity to meet new friends, engage in animal-assisted activities designed to build communication and sensory integration skills and more. Set on 17 beautiful acres at The Barn at Spring Brook Farm and featuring a one-to-one counselor to camper ratio and on-site registered nurse. Contact Annie Kozicki for more information.

 

Centreville Layton School

6201 Kennett Pk., Centreville

302-571-0230; CentrevilleLayton.org

June 24–July 26

Their PreK–8th grade program is designed to reinforce academics, with an optional afternoon program focused on recreational activities including swimming. The 9th–12th grade program offers a choice of small group support or a program designed to broaden students’ reading and social comprehension. Visit their website for more info.

 

Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington

302-351-8551; DelArt.org

June 8–August 21

The summer art camp provides a creative experience with professional instruction in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Young artists explore drawing, painting, ceramics and more in the studio, galleries and sculpture garden. Each session ends with a camper art show. Contact Rebecca Howell at 302-351-8551 or visit DelArt.org.

 

Excel Camps at Episcopal Academy

1785 Bishop White Dr., Newtown Square

484-424-1411; ExcelAtEA.org

June 8–July 31

Directed by Episcopal Academy’s varsity coaches, Excel’s full- and half-day sports and dance camps include daily nutrition and teamwork sessions and optional swim. Open to young players of any skill level, Excel camps offer individualized attention and customized programming to empower campers to progress through their own personal development.

 

The Music School of Delaware

4101 Washington St., Wilmington

302-762-1132; MusicSchoolOfDelaware.org

Dates/times vary; call for details

Infants, children, teens and adults can experience summer music excellence at The Music School of Delaware. Offering private lessons in over 25 instruments, at the nation’s only statewide, accredited, community music school serving Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. Summer camps include ensembles, strings and early childhood sessions. Music therapy and programs for adults also available. Call or visit website.

 

Thorncroft Equestrian Center

190 Line Rd., Malvern

610-644-1963; Thorncroft.org

June 15–August 17

Thorncroft summer camp introduces riders ages 7+ and counselors-in-training ages 13+ to the excitement, challenges and responsibilities of horseback riding and care. While learning respect and cooperation for each other, the campers’ and CITS’ days are filled with an in-depth look at horsemanship and riding. One- and two-week sessions available. Visit website for more information.

 

Wilmington Friends Summer Camp

101 School Rd., Wilmington

302-576-298; WilmingtonFriends.org

June 15–August 28

Wilmington Friends Summer Camp provides high-quality programming for campers age 3 through rising 9th graders, including sports, art, STEM design and tech, and adventure camps, plus swimming, ice skating and bowling. They are one of the few camps in the area that offers camp from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

 

Woodlynde School Summer Program

445 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford

610-687-9660; Woodlynde.org/SummerProgram

June 22–July 17

Woodlynde School’s summer program is for students entering grades K–10. K–5 students receive daily Wilson Reading System instruction while all students benefit from individualized attention and skill reinforcement. Students enjoy morning academics and afternoon activities. Register today and gain learning strategies for lifetime success.