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Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public facilities for cooperative group living experiences in the out-of-doors; and which offer a wide range of activities under the supervision of trained leadership for children, youth, adults and special groups of all ages which include campcraft, cookouts, nature lore and conservation, and a wide range of indoor and outdoor recreational, athletic and group social activities.

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American Diabetes Association - Youth ProgramsA priority of the ADA is in the education and empowerment of young people with diabetes. The ADA is the largest camp provider for children with diabetes in the country, offering the only diabetes camp in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. The American Diabetes Association Camp for Kids serves children aged 8 to 16 from Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties in addition to Southern New Jersey. ADA also offers an opportunity for young persons living with type 2 diabetes to participate in a weekend retreat which takes place in the fall.MontgomeryAmerican Diabetes Association - Montgomery; Bala CynwydAmerican Diabetes Association
Angino Boys & Girls Club - Day CampStructured program including socialization through sports, trips, arts and crafts; basic skills education to enhance school achievement and readiness levels through day camping skills and techniques.DauphinAngino Boys & Girls ClubBoys & Girls Club of Harrisburg
Archdiocese of Philadelphia - Deaf ApostolateReligious services, summer camps, and education for the deaf and hard of hearing.PhiladelphiaArchdiocese of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Logan SquareArchdiocese of Philadelphia
Arthritis Foundation - Camp Juveniles Reaching Achievement (Camp JRA)Camp JRA is a week-long residential camp program for children with arthritis. Camp JRA provides a special place where Pennsylvania children with rheumatic diseases can come together to have fun and enjoy being with others to share their challenges. Campers participate in a variety of activities designed to provide opportunities for personal growth, improved self-reliance, independent functioning and development of leadership skills.PhiladelphiaArthritis Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania ChapterArthritis Foundation, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Avon Grove Recreation Association - Recreational ActivitiesAGRA provides programs for children, and theater for adults and children in the Avon Grove Community. AGRA offers gymnastics, basketball, soccer, field hockey, girls lacrosse, softball, wrestling, as well as summer camps.ChesterAvon Grove Recreation Association - Chester; AvondaleAvon Grove Recreation Association
Boy Scouts of America - Cradle of Liberty Council - Boy Scouts (Wayne)Boy Scouts is an outdoor program designed to develop character, citizenship, and fitness for boys ages 11 through 17. Through the advancement program and peer group leadership, Scouting helps a boy develop into a well-rounded young man. The Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in Scouting, is recognized around the world as a mark of excellence. Camping. In the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts may look forward to Boy Scout camping opportunities and many other district activities. In Boy Scouts, youth take responsibility for the activities of the troop. By planning and organizing activities, they develop teamwork and learn to lead as well as follow. After Boy Scouts, many young men transition into the Venturing program.Delaware*Wayne Site - Roger S. Firestone Scouting Resource CenterBoy Scouts of America - Cradle of Liberty Council
Boy Scouts of America - Cradle of Liberty Council - Cub Scouts (Wayne)A program for boys ages 7-10. Cub Scouts is a year-round program designed for boys ages 7 through 10. The program offers fun and challenging activities that promote character development, citizenship training, and physical fitness. Boys begin as Tiger Cubs as they finish kindergarten, and then move into the Wolf and Bear Cub Scout programs (second and third grade). Webelos Scouts (fourth and fifth grade) is the next program, preparing boys to transition into Boy Scouts. Fostering friendship. Cub Scouts are part of a pack, which meets weekly under the direction of a Cubmaster and other adult volunteers. At pack meetings, boys participate in games, educational activities, and group recognitions. Camping. Age-appropriate weekend and summer camping programs are packed with theme-oriented action that brings Cub Scouts outdoors. An economical program. The annual membership fee is $10. Boys’ Life magazine is optional at $10.80 per year. Other costs vary depending upon pack activities. Delaware*Wayne Site - Roger S. Firestone Scouting Resource CenterBoy Scouts of America - Cradle of Liberty Council
Boy Scouts of America - French Creek Council - ScoutingProvides activities for boys and girls including camping, hiking, sports and outdoor activities. Exploring centers around career exploration and venturing is high adventure and hobby interests.ErieBoy Scouts of America - French Creek CouncilBoy Scouts of America - French Creek Council
Boy Scouts of America Laurel Highlands Council - Ebensburg OfficeServices include: Youth development and character education, Camping program and facilities, Activities for local troops, Training volunteer leaders, District committee meetings held monthly, Promoting Scouting in the community, Commissioner service to visit units, Cub and Boy Scout leader round-table program held monthly, High adventure programs for young men and young women ages 14-20, Teen mentoring programs - co-ed.CambriaBoy Scouts of America - Laurel Highlands CouncilBoy Scouts of America - Laurel Highlands Council
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia - Day Care ServicesThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia provide Day Care Services at some of their facilities. Day Care Center Programs include: - Pre-school program - After-school program - Summer Camp - Power Hour - Smart MovesPhiladelphiaBoys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia - Administrative Office - Philadelphia; Center CityBoys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia - Day Care Services - GermantownThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia provide Day Care Services at some of their facilities. Day Care Center Programs include: - Pre-school program - After-school program - Summer Camp - Power Hour - Smart MovesPhiladelphiaBoys and Girls Clubs Germantown Unit - Day CareBoys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia - Day Care Services - Northeast FrankfordThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia provide Day Care Services at some of their facilities. Day Care Center Programs include: - Pre-school program - After-school program - Summer Camp - Power Hour - Smart MovesPhiladelphiaBoys and Girls Clubs NE Frankford UnitBoys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia - Day Care Services - VictorinoThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia provide Day Care Services at some of their facilities. Day Care Center Programs include: - Pre-school program - After-school program - Summer Camp - Power Hour - Smart MovesPhiladelphiaBoys and Girls Clubs Shane Victorino UnitBoys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia - Day Care Services - Wayne AvenueThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia provide Day Care Services at some of their facilities. Day Care Center Programs include: - Pre-school program - After-school program - Summer Camp - Power Hour - Smart MovesPhiladelphiaBoys and Girls Clubs Wayne Avenue Unit - Day CareBoys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
Burn Foundation - Burn SurvivorshipProvides up to 25 scholarships for young burn survivors to attend a week-long summer camp session at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Burn Camp.DelawareThe Burn Foundation - Delaware; UplandBurn Foundation
Camp Harmony Year Round CampingYear round camping for youth and adults.SomersetCamp Harmony Year Round CampingCamp Harmony
Camp Koala for Grieving Children - Camp Orchard Hill1, 2 or 3 day camps for grieving children. Camp Koala is a fun place for grieving children and teens to meet other children who have also experienced a loss, and to be able to share their feelings in a safe and supportive environment. LuzerneCamp KoalaCamp Koala
Camp Kresge - YMCA Wilkes-BarreOffers a wide variety of programs for the families, children, adults, school groups, corporate retreats and team building, facility rentals, and other organized groups. LuzerneSummer CampWilkes-Barre YMCA
Centro Nueva Creacion/New Creation Community Center - After School ProgramAftercare Program provides tutoring, arts and enrichment activities, as well as a rounded, child-centric curriculum that includes poetry, yoga photography, and technology courses. The Program also offers Summer Camp which provides an arts-centric curriculum that includes yoga, photography, poetry, mural painting, gardening and a daily literacy component. These activities are intermingles with more traditional camp offerings such as swimming and team building activities. Fields trips take place at least once a week and are either free or low cost. Along with our programming, campers are provided breakfast, lunch and snack. The Goodlands Community Arts Program began in 2001, it provides students with an opportunity to analyze their surroundings and beautify them. The vision is to use photography as a means of transforming the media’s labels for our community from "The Badlands" to "The Goodlands." The project develops the talents of young artists in Fairhill and presents a positive view of the community by energizing local artistic expression. Youth produce and exhibit photos in galleries, universities, street fairs and community arts events around the city.PhiladelphiaCentro Nueva Creacion/New Creation Community Center - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaCentro Nueva Creacion/New Creation Community Center
Child Care CenterChild care provided to infants 6 weeks to age 12 before and after school hours and summer camp. Programs Offered * Full Time Weekly Care Weekly care for the supervision and nurturing of children ages six weeks through twelve years of age is offered. This program is available for infants through pre-schoolers (full-day), kindergartner, and school-age children (before/after school, summer camp, school holidays, and drop-in care). * Before/After School School-aged children (K-12 years of age) are offered a program that includes a nutritious snack and a planned program of activities which provide a change of pace between school and home. *Summer Camp Summer camp is offered for children during the regular summer season. Children completing kindergarten through the age of 12 are eligible to attend. Additional expenses for special activities and field trips are the responsibility of the parent and are included in the activity fee. * Part-Time Part-time students will be accepted on a limited basis. Part-time at a minimum is 3 days. Part-time must give set days of attendance. If your set day falls on a holiday, you are still required to pay for that day as does our full-time students. We do not exchange or substitute days for any reason. * Child Care Network/Child Care Information Services: Accepted! In cases where the ceiling rate (the amount CCN/CCIS/CAO pays) is less than the private rate (what ``Follow Me!'' charges), CCN/CCIS/CAO families will be expected to pay the difference included with their co-payment each week. DauphinFollow Me Christian Child Care CenterFollow Me Christian Child Care
Children's Country Week Association - CampJunior Camp (ages 5-7), Day Camp (ages 8-12), and Teen Leadership Program (ages 13-16). From our five year-olds, all the way up to our teens, every camper receives a positive outdoor experience.ChesterCHILDREN'S COUNTRY WEEK ASSOCIATIONChildren's Country Week Association
Family Camp WeekendStreamside Family Camp is an exciting weekend filled with fun, friends, good food, and Bible teaching that meet the needs of every age - all at a very affordable price! Relax in our family-friendly setting and enjoy the freedom of developing your own schedule. With activities such as archery, nature, crafts, fishing, and swimming to choose from, there is no room for boredom! Insightful parenting workshops will offer inspiration and good advice, while the children enjoy discovering more about God and His creation. A special get together for the parents will be offered in the evening - leave the childcare to us! We serve three delicious meals a day, so even your “super selective” eaters are sure to be satisfied. Family members of all ages are welcome. However most activities are geared toward children ages 5 plus. Younger children are welcome to attend and participate, but not all activities will be appropriate for them. Monroe*Main Site (Streamside Camp & Conference Center)Streamside Camp and Conference Center
French Communication Institute - Educational and Recreational Program9 week educational & recreational programs provide: - A unique blend of traditional and teen travel camps. - Adventure, discovery, increased self confidence, exposure to different cultures, fun and new friendships. - Classes to introduce, stimulate or improve camper’s skills in the following areas: French, Spanish, Computers, Theater, Art, Hip Hop Dance, Karate, Science & Biology, Reading, Math, Book Clubs, Scrapbooking, Ceramics, Nature Projects and French Cooking & Baking. - Athletics such as Basketball, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Baseball, Tennis, Football, Track & Field, Dodgeball and Kickball that is led by our skilled coaches and counselors. The proper level of competition allows every camper to be comfortable joining in while promoting teamwork & spirit. Every camper walks off the field or court with more friends and feeling better about him or herself. - Daily Field Trips, most with an educational focus, in and around Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Washington, DC. - Swimming: Campers ages 4 to 7 will visit the water-filled theme park Sesame Place. - Campers 8 to 14 will learn basic swim techniques at a pool. - Optional overnight adventures. Provides soccer, baseball, tennis, street hockey, volleyball, football, indoor swimming, ultimate Frisbee, basketball, French, Spanish, theater, computers, French cooking and baking, etiquette, dance, martial arts, science, photography, art, reading and homework help. Fee required.PhiladelphiaFrench Communication Institute - Philadelphia; Logan SquareFrench Communication Institute
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania - Programs for GirlsOffers six overnight resident camps and three day camps on over 3500 acres from the bucolic rolling hills of southern Chester County, to the rich mountainous terrain of the Poconos. Attend sessions that cater to special interests or try something new every day. From Moon Maidens, a week of relaxing fun for girls who like to stay up late, to Adventure Quest, two weeks of biking, hiking and kayaking in Assateague State Park, for girls who want high adventure and travel.MontgomeryGirl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania - Montgomery; MiquonGirl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
Happy Hollow at Hope Child CarePreschool, daycare, school-age summer campDauphinHope United Presbyterian ChurchHope United Presbyterian Church
Hidden Valley Scout ReservationOvernight and day camping from June to August. Activities include hiking, boating, cooking, and archery. Winter weekend rental of facilities to the community.CumberlandHidden Valley Scout CampBoy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom Council
John Hall Boys & Girls Club - Day CampStructured program including socialization through sports, trips, arts and crafts; basic skills education to enhance school achievement and readiness levels through day camping skills and techniques.DauphinJohn Hall Boys & Girls ClubBoys & Girls Club of Harrisburg
LifePath, Inc - Ridge Crest Pediatric ServicesRidge Crest is a 33-bed sub-acute care facility for medically-fragile or technology-dependent children who may or may not have a developmental disability diagnosis. Transitional Care: -For children who plan on being cared for in the family home, but who may still require some medical or nursing support to make that possible. Highly trained staff provide education and support to help families gain the skills they will need when loved ones return home from medical settings. Respite Care: -A vacation spot for special children between the ages of six months to 21 years that need to be away from home. Visits range from days to weeks or longer, if needed. Children bring all of their personal items, equipment and medications with them and Ridge Crest provides the rest in a fun, homelike environment. Residential Long-Term Care: -Children live and thrive at the facility until they reach adulthood or no longer require round the clock nursing care. The goal of the program is to allow each child the opportunity to reach their fullest potential physically, cognitively, emotionally, spiritually and socially. Summer Camp: -For nine weeks each summer, children with developmental disabilities in need of medical care receive socialization and educational opportunities that are truly once in a lifetime experiences. Activities include trips to the zoo, overnight camping, a day at Sesame Place and swimming. Camp is open to children in the community, not just residents of Ridge Crest.LifePath, Inc.LifePath
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf - Extended School YearExtended School Year (ESY) offers a range of program options in excess of the traditional 180-day school year during five weeks in July and August. ESY is a way to maintain progress made during the school year and avoid issues of regression and recoupment over school breaks. ESY services are determined by a student's Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The purpose of the ESY program for school-age students is the implementation of IEP goals.PhiladelphiaPennsylvania School for the Deaf - Philadelphia; East FallsPennsylvania School for the Deaf
Philadelphia Parks and Recreation - CampsOffers a wide variety of cultural camps, overnight and day camps and sports and athletic camps in the Philadelphia region.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Parks and Recreation - Philadelphia; Center CityPhiladelphia Parks and Recreation
Summer AdventuresWeekly field trips, swimming, arts and crafts, reading, writing, math and sports. Includes breakfast, lunch and snacks.DauphinNeighborhood Center of the United Methodist ChurchNeighborhood Center of the United Methodist Church
Summer Celebration Day CampEducation day-camp,encourages reading and writing, theater and arts & crafts. Students are enrolled in Harrisburg Parks and Recreation certified swimming program.DauphinAllison Hill Community MinistryAllison Hill Community Ministry
Tennis for Kids, Inc.Mission: The primary purpose of tennis for kids is to give children ages 8 to 16, from all walks of life, without regard to religion, sex, ethnic or national origin: the opportunity to learn, without financial cost, the fundamentals of tennis, a lifetime recreational activity; the opportunity for expanded social contact early in life, and the opportunity to fill often-empty hours, particularly summer hours, with a wholesome experience. Summer tennis program for children YorkTennis for Kids, Inc.Tennis for Kids, Inc.
Variety Club CampProvides a wide array of programs and services for children with disabilities through school-year and summertime programs.BucksVARIETY CLUB CAMPVariety Club Camp
Village of the Arts and Humanities - Learning Through the ArtsOffers after-school and summer programs for youth ages 13 to 19.PhiladelphiaVillage of the Arts and Humanities - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaVillage of the Arts and Humanities
Your Child's World Learning Center - School Age ProgramServices include: Before / After School program Summer Day camp Team Building programs Bible Study / Vacation Bible ClubPhiladelphiaYour Child's World Learning Center - Philadelphia; OlneyYour Child's World Learning Center

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