Looking for great summer camps and activities for kids in Chester County? We've got a lineup of camps to choose from in Downingtown, Kennett Square, West Chester, Exton, Media, Newtown Square and in between!
This year's guide to great local camps includes themes such as Dance Camps, Art Camps, Educational & STEAM Camps, Photography Camps, Nature Camps,, Theater Camps and more.
Explore each local camp option below - contact the camp to register or visit their site for more details!
Advent Preschool offers half-day summer camp for children ages 3-5 between the hours of 9am-1pm.
Our play-based program is run by our preschool teachers offering a mix of learning and play opportunities through June and July.
We offer weekly options, and multi-week and full summer discounts.1601 Green Lane, West Chester, PA Read More
Join us for 5 days on hands-on DIY crafting!
Each week campers will complete a variety of projects based on the session they sign up for.
Check out our website for more information on which projects are offered each week!
Little Crafter camps ages 6-9 and General camp ages 7+ | Use MACKIDS10 for $10 off a 5 day camp5 E. King St., Malvern, PA Read More
Give your child a transformative experience that provides an academic boost as well as a summer of fun!
At Benchmark Camp, world-renowned academics and a beloved recreation program (including swimming, art, science, sports, and zipline) merge to create an awesome summer.
Benchmark Camp builds executive function skills, self-esteem, and confidence and is especially beneficial for bright children with dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, or other learning differences.
Ages: Grades 1-6.
Benchmark Camp runs July 1-August 2
Full-day and half-day offerings. After-camp care available. Math tutoring and hot lunches are also available.2107 North Providence Road, Media, PA Read More
Score big in 2024 at a Breakthrough Basketball Camp!
With 350 basketball camps in nearly every state nationwide, Breakthrough Basketball coaches firmly believe that they have a very important responsibility and an amazing opportunity to have a positive impact on their players' lives.
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Camp Netimus, a residential summer camp for girls, located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, is home to 145 sleep-away campers and more than 80 staff members who come from across the country and around the world. Camp Netimus was founded in 1930 and continues to provide an exciting and enriching summer camp experience for girls ages 7-16.
Save up to 26% at Camp Netimus with this exclusive deal!
708 Raymondskill Rd, Milford, PA 18337Read More
We provide a wide range of enrichment and career exploration summer camp opportunities to students interested STEM and Healthcare.737 Constitution Drive, Exton, PA Read More
The ultimate hands-on learning experience for your technology-loving children!
Our Camps help teach important life skills such as leadership, creativity, problematic and computational thinking - all wrapped up in themes they love, like Robotics, Roblox, Minecraft, YouTube, and more!
Ages 7-14. 8:30-11:30 AM 12:30-3:30 PM | Combine two half days to make full day camps. | Early bird and Sibling Discount.150 E Pennsylvania Ave , #410, Downingtown, PA Read More
Dragon Gym Martial Arts Summer Camp
FULL DAY Summer Camp is recommended for kids ages 6-12 years old. | FULL DAY Summer Camp runs from 8am till 4pm (Full Day Students need to pack a lunch)
HALF DAY Summer Camp is recommended for kids ages 4-6 years old. | HALF DAY Summer Camps run from 8am till 12pm or 12pm till 4pm.
Save 10% with discount code: EARLYBIRD10267 S Whitford Rd, Exton, PA Read More
Trained instructors provide 1-hour one-on-one Orton-Gillingham-based instruction in reading and writing with the option to add on a 1-hour group math instruction.
Lessons customized to each student based on learning needs, skills and goals.
Great way to stop summer slide and build foundational skills for next school year!
For rising 1st - 12th grades, July 1 - August 2, 2024.
Sessions scheduled between 8am - 12pm weekdays.
Discounts for siblings and full pay by 3/15.19 E. Central Avenue, Paoli, PA Read More
Learning meets adventure at Fountain Valley School (FVS) Summer Session, where campers pursue their passions, build confidence, and make new friends. FVS’s secure, 1,100-acre campus is home to a three-story Art Barn, athletic complex with an indoor climbing wall and pool, and ample opportunities for academic exploration in the great outdoors.
6155 Fountain Valley School Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80911Read More
Goshen Friends School’s Summer Camp for preschoolers, pre-kindergartners, & rising kindergartners offers seven weeks of splishing, splashing, socializing, and outdoor fun on our beautiful 10-acre campus just outside West Chester. It is a popular choice among local families looking for a fun, affordable summer camp option for their young child.814 N. Chester Rd., West Chester, PA Read More
Kids Camp at Calvary Lutheran Preschool is a weekly summer camp program for children ages 2.5 to 5 years old. Children will play, explore, and create through weekly camp themes.
Camp runs in weekly sessions, over the course of four weeks this summer:
June 3-7 | June 10-14 | July 29-August 2 | August 19-23.
Sessions for all campers run from 9am-12:30pm.
Sibling discounts available.730 South New Street, West Chester, PA Read More
Kimberton Waldorf Summer Camp offers a traditional day camp experience while maintaining the essence of Waldorf education. Led by Waldorf educators and alumni, it offers a nurturing, structured, yet relaxed environment. Splash and play in French Creek, learning firsthand about our ecosystem each day. Delve into art like tie-dye, painting, and nature-based crafts. Get moving during collaborative and friendly field day activities. Keep your mind in motion over the summer by staying for afternoon story time in our library and enjoying classical concerts at lunchtime, and enjoy healthy snacks each day. Whether your child joins us for one week or the entire summer, expect days filled with adventure and creativity.
For children ages 4 through 12 (rising Kindergarten through 6th grades). Full and half-day options available for Pre-K and Kindergarten.
Registration opens February 1410 West Seven Stars Road, Phoenixville, PA Read More
Mercersburg Academy Summer Programs are all about fun!
Just a few hours' drive from Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia, the beautiful Mercersburg Academy campus provides the perfect setting for a wide range of opportunities for summer learning, personal growth, and, most importantly, fun.
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Mercersburg Academy, 100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236Read More
3 Hours of screen-free fun! Energizing games, exciting gymnastics, cool arts and crafts, and music that guarantees to keep them moving and engaged. Kiss boredom goodbye with themes and programs that constantly change, so no two weeks of camp are ever the same.
Discounts available - Early Bird Discount ends March 15 - use code EARLYBIRD3955 E Lincoln Hwy, Downingtown, PA Read More
We offer a variety of summer dance opportunity for children as young as 18months to as old as 10+ years.
From Storybook Ballet Camps to traditional classes to technique workshops and a musical theater dance intensive, we have something for everyone! We offer sibling discounts too!19 Hagerty Blvd, West Chester, PA Read More
PRG offers seasonal and day camps year round! Summer Camps are our big hit! Stay in house with one of our Discovery Camps or try climbing on actual rock with Camp Real Rock! Full and half day options are available as well as early and late care. Ages 6-1557 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, PA Read More
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Keep your youth moving this summer with dance! We have half-day camps for youth 3.5-6 and 11-18! We also have Theater Dance Workshops for ages 7-17, Choreography Workshops for older youth 13-18 and summer classes for dancers of ALL ages. See the link attached and contact us for more details. Summer registration opens January 15th and early bird, sibling and referral discounts are available!315 Westtown Road, Unit 9, West Chester, PA Read More
Lasting Memories, New Experiences, Best Friends, YMCA Camp!
From sports and swimming to arts and teen leadership, your child will discover a summer of exploration and fun at YMCA Camps of Greater Brandywine. You'll find camps designed to engage all ages from your curious little one to your independent teen. Fun activities include daily swimming, gaga pit, pedal carts, slingshots, inflatables and arts and crafts. Campers can enjoy nature trails, sports fields and playgrounds as well.
After Camp care - until 6 PM - is available at no extra charge!
Specialty Camps vary by location - New this year - Sports Camps, Bumblebee Day Camp (for those with developmental delays) and Teen CampsMultiple Locations, West Chester, PA Read More
Summer Discovery at Newlin Grist Mill offers history- and nature-based experiences in an engaging, inclusive, outdoor environment for children ages 4-12. Campers share unique experiences that connect and expand their interactions with each other and their community. Summer Discovery is the place where learning is fun!
Camp runs from 8:30am to 12:30 pm on the dates below.
2024 Summer Discovery Camps:
- June 24-28 – “Habitat Helpers”
- July 8-12 – “Early American Kids”
- July 22-26 – “Wings & Things”
Cost: $225 per camper per week for Newlin Grist Mill members, $275 for non-members.
Summer Friends provides children ages 3-10 with an opportunity to participate in weekly thematic units taught by experienced counselors and elementary teachers.
The children at Summer Friends participate in a wide variety of experiences that help them shape their vision of the people and the world around them. Children enjoy the freedom of summer in a welcoming and relaxed environment.
The campers at Summer Friends are free to explore, play, and express themselves in the safe community found year-round at Media-Providence Friends School. Smaller groups allow for meaningful interaction with teachers as well as other children of similar ages and all activities are tailored for campers’ developmental and physical levels.
Onsite programs are complemented by special weekly presentations from magicians, scientists, the Philadelphia Zoo, and more, as well as field trips to nature centers, zoos, parks, theaters and other local events. Twice weekly, campers age 5+ participate in instructional and recreational swimming* at Knowlton Swim Club with certified water safety instructors.125 W 3rd Street, Media, PA Read More
Kids camp at Synergy Gymnastics for ages 5-12 from June through August! Join us from 8:45am to 1pm weekdays for a fun-filled camp. Gymnastics experience not required.580 Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA Read More
Photography and Digital AI Art Camps at 7 locations including West Chester, East Goshen, Upper Merion, Chester Springs and Travel Camp.
Learn Photography the FUN way and make friends. Both Full-Day and Half-Day.Various locations, Chester, Montgomery and Delaware Counties, PA Read More
At Time To Leap, we believe that every child is born with an innate love of dance. Our supportive, inclusive environment emphasizes technique in age-appropriate classes taught by highly qualified teachers who deeply care about every student. We know your name here, we know your story here – and we can't wait to bring out the dancer in you. Go ahead, take the leap – join our family!533 E Gay St., West Chester, PA Read More
Trinity AG is excited to host Trinity Summer Camp for the 2024 Summer!
Jesus League Assemble and spend 6 fun packed weeks learning about the Bible and all the Superhero's within it!
Each Week will be themed from Music to STEM! Camp runs from June 17th - Aug. 2nd. We are inviting students who have completed Kindergarten through 11 years old to come join us!1022 Pottstown Pike, West Chester, PA Read More
Get ready for the best days of your child's summer! Twirl dance/acrobatics/performing arts camps are packed with FUN! This summer we're enchanting kids with immersive experiences inspired by Barbie, Bluey, Star Wars, and MORE! New for 2024 are camp partnerships with AR Workshop Malvern and Hippie Chic Cakes. Twirl offers half-day camps for ages 3.5+.3544 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA Read More
Join Uptown Studio for an immersive summer of theatrical exploration.
Empowering ages 4-18, our camps cultivate creativity and self-expression.
From A Capella Singing to Improvisation, experience small groups and a 10:1 student-teacher ratio for personalized attention. Award-winning teaching artists guide young performers to develop authentic characters, culminating in a showcase at the Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center.
Located in West Chester, our camps cover various themes and age groups. Enrich your child's journey with creativity, skill-building, and a memorable performance.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (610) 356-ARTS ext. 1 for registration inquiries. We look forward to welcoming you to the theater! Early Bird & Multiple Camp Discounts.Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center, 226 N. High Street, West Chester, PA Read More
Enhance your player's summer by registering for one of our WCLA Boys Lacrosse Camp, WCLA Girls Lacrosse Camp, WCFH Field Hockey Camp, and Futures Combo Camps!
We offer half or full day camp options for kids preschool aged through 8th grade. Our camps will teach your player the skills and concepts necessary to achieve the goal of play at the next level... and to have fun while getting there!Kelly Field, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA Read More
Join Rebecca from Yoga with Ms. Rebecca for a week full of movement, mindfulness, and fun this summer! Each day we will practice yoga, complete a mindfulness craft, and play fun yoga games. On nice days, we'll even bring our mats outside to enjoy the weather while we flow. Some crafts include a mindfulness jar, positive affirmation rocks, and a mini zen garden. Each child will also design their own yoga bag to bring their mat home in at the end of the week. All materials are provided and no experience is necessary.Various Locations, Downingtown, PA Read More
We bring the power of drawing to our community and our team is dedicated to ensuring kids receives the best art education possible. Our camps are built to be fun, but also help kids increase academic, fine motor and social skills, hand-eye coordination and confidence. Half and full day weekly summer camps are available in various locations this summer for ages 4-12.
Young Rembrandts is the 2023 Main Line Parent LOVE Award Winner for Best Art Classes!
Hi, I'm Jen and I am the Publisher of West Chester Macaroni KID! If you are looking for family fun in Chester County, you've come to the right place. We cover all of the family-friendly, fun things for kids to do in the West Chester and surrounding areas - including Paoli, Malvern, Frazer, Chester Springs, Downingtown, Coastesville. There is so much for families in our towns, we hope to connect you with all of the resources you need to have fun as a family.