Many after school programs and summer camps listed by neighborhood – Main number 215-683-3600, After School Programs 215-683-3676 – www.phila.gov/recreation –
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AMAZING site to help families find programs for children of all ages during the summer from elementary school-aged programs through high school. Find camps, summer jobs, summer reading lists, pools, summer learning programs, free activities, and free meals over the summer. Visit website below NOW and have a safe and happy summer. www.phila.gov/youthprograms
Run by the Salvation Army, this camp allows low income families to experience overnight camping in a beautiful setting for 7-12 years olds. You must contact your closest Salvation Army for information and an application or call # 215-787-2800 (ask for Youth Department for both winter and summer)
The mission of Girls’ Leadership Camp is to provide 8-16-year-old girls in the Philadelphia area with an affordable residential camp experience, and to provide year-round leadership development opportunities for teenage girls. Call (215) 951-0330 x2180 for info or visit website. – http://girlsleadershipcamp.org/
Rock to the Future provides free music programs for youth in grades 1 – 12 in Philadelphia’s underserved communities. Through in-school, after school, and summer programming, Rock to the Future serves over 300 youth annually. As Rock to the Future students collaborate, create, and perform, they learn life skills, gain confidence, learn motivation, and feel pride. Using music, our programs ignite passion and creativity, support academic achievement, and improve self-esteem. We empower individuals and strengthen communities. 215-302-9633 1201 North 3rd St. #283 Philadelphia, PA 19122 RocktotheFuture.org
Dragonfly Forest is committed to offering children with serious illnesses and disorders the opportunity to enjoy a free overnight camp experience in an environment that is safe, equipped to meet a variety of physical, medical and psychological needs, nurturing, and filled with activities that allow each child to reach their “full fun.” Summer Sessions are available for children with Autism, Persistent Asthma, bleeding Disorders and Sickle Cell Disease. Applications must be completed by March 31 each year. For more information or to apply go to website or call 610-298-1820.
Women In Natural Sciences (WINS) is a free after-school and summer science enrichment program at the Academy of Natural Sciences. WINS provides young women with the information, encouragement, and confidence they need to shape their futures. Starts in 8th grade and students must have a B average. Go to ansp.org/education/programs/wins for info or call 215-299-1064.
2 free games for kids, every day, all summer long late Spring to early Fall, at the following bowling alleys. Register below at particiapting lanes. www.kidsbowlfree.com
Erie Lanes 1310 East Erie Ave (North Philly)- 15 and under
South Bowl 19 East Oregon Avenue (South Philly)- 16 and under
Thunderbird Lanes 5830 Castor Ave (NE Philly)- 15 and under
Thunderbird Lanes 3075 Holme Ave (NE Philly)- 15 and under
Village of Champions Soccer Camp Papa Playground, 6839 Lansdowne Ave, Philadelphia June 18 – July 20, 2018 (week-long sessions) Camper Ages: 5-11
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. (half-day option is available) 9am-12pm. Description: Soccer fundamentals and skill development, weekly trips, lunch and snack included. After care available up to 5pm st additional cost. $5 discount for sibling registration. Cost: $135 per week; $80-half day Register: Go to www.villageofchampions.org (Click on soccer camp tab) or contact Michael King Michaeloking@gmail.com 484-469-0699