Summer Camps Directory


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 Luzerne & Wyoming Counties     |     Lackawanna County and Pocono Area

Luzerne & Wyoming Counties


Academy Tutoring
Exeter; 540-9628;

Summer enrichment: 9:30am-5pm Grades K-12 Mid June-Aug One-on-one and small group instruction in all subjects, SAT and ACT prep
Apple Tree/Susquehanna Prep
Forty Fort; 287-2597;         
Day camp: 9am-Noon M-Th; 9am-3pm M-F Ages 3-10 June 2-July 11 (Registration begins in March) Arts & crafts, physical education and more; Additional weeks may be available 
Back Moutain Martial Arts & Wellness Center                                Dallas; 675-9535; Martial arts day camp Ages 5-18 July 21-25 Karate, kempo, yoga, strength training, gymnastics, kick boxing, games and more
Bear Creek Resident & Day Camp
Bear Creek Twp; 472-3741;                                                               
Day & overnight camps Age 4 to grade 12 June 22-Aug 16 Nature programs, art & crafts, hiking, swimming and Bible study; Jr Environmental Counselor volunteer program for grades 9-12
Bloom Early Education Center                                                      Forty Fort; 714-1709; Day camp: M-F: 6am-6pm Completed Kindergarten-Age 12 June-Aug Field trips, Forty Fort park, guest speakers, sports and games
Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club
Mountain Top; Brian Llewellyn: 814-3859;
Junior group instruction Ages 4-15 May-Aug  Junior golf coaching and instructional programs; beginner to advanced players
Boy Scouts - Camp Acahela                                                      Blakeslee; Overnighy & resident camps Ages 6-11 (registered Cub Scouts) June 22-July 25 Various activities such as BB gun and archery instruction and shooting, crafts, nature, swimming and Scout skills
Building Blocks PreKindergarten Summer Camp
Dallas, Wilkes-Barre, Mountain Top; 793-3594;                               
Day camp: 9am-2 Entering Kindergarten in the fall July 7-Aug 14 Kindergarten concepts readiness activities including math, science, reading, health and wellness, culture and social skills in weekly hands-on activities
Building Blocks Summer Camp
Dallas, Wilkes-Barre, Mountain Top; Academic Program Coordinator 793-3594;
Day camp: M-F, full-time, part-time & drop-in options Ages 6-13 June-Aug Science experiments, investigation, cooking, dramatic arts, nature, creative design and more; day trips, all meals and before/after care included
Camp Cadet: Troop N
Hazleton; Trooper Shannon Yorke 459-3890
One-week resident camp  Ages 12-14 (living in Carbon, Columbia, Lower Luzerne or Monroe co.) July 20-25                                   (Limited registrations currently accepted) Application deadline Mar31 Free law enforcement camp building self-confidence and team work (not a discipline camp for troubled children)
Camp Cadet: Troop P
475 Wyoming Ave, Wyoming; 697-2000;
One-week resident camp at Camp Kresge  Ages 12-15 (living in Bradford, Wyoming, Sullivan, or Luzerne co.)  Aug 10-15                                (Application Deadline: Mar 31) Free law enforcement camp building self-confidence and team work (not a discipline camp for troubled children)
Camp Orchard Hill
Dallas; 333-4098;                      
Day camp & special needs, Overnight camp, Leadership training  Day camp: ages 4-15; Overnight: ages 8-17; Leadership: ages 15-18 Day camp: Jun 9-Aug 22; Overnight: June 22-Aug 9; Leadership: Jun 22-Aug 15       Swimming, sports, team games, crafts, dance, skateboarding, climbing wall, canoeing and more; transportation and before/after care; early reg. discounts
Catholic Youth Center
Wilkes-Barre; 823-6121;
Day camp: 9am-3pm (Before/after care available) Ages 6-13 June-Aug (Registration begins in March) Swimming, art & crafts, computers, gym games, trips to local state parks, bowling and movies
Child Development Council                                                                 Hanover Twp 829-1021; Wilkes-Barre 824-1625; W Pittston 655-3390;                                                    Day camp: 6:30am-5:30pm;         (full scholarships available) Grades K-6 June-Aug (Registration begins in March)        Games, crafts, projects and field trips; emphasis on team building
Chris Leicht's Tennis Camp                                                        Wilkes University Tennis Courts, Edwardsville; 408-4055 Half-day camp High school girls Aug 6-8 Personalized instruction in footwork, ground-strokes, volleys/overheads, serves & specialty shots
Country Charm Early Learning Center                                            Drums; 788-4800;                      Day camp Kindergarten-6th grade Begins June 24 Cake Boss Too, Jewelry Design, Clay Creations, Newswatch U, Kid vs Food, Carnival, Lego Laboratory, Sports, Chemistry, Physics and more
Dietrich Theater
Tunkhannock; 996-1500;
Visual arts & theater camps, workshops & ongoing classes Ages 5-17 June-Aug (Registration begins in April) Theme-based camps including art, theater, quilting, visual arts, digital arts and music 
Dragons' Tale Karate                                                                   Luzerne; 574-4393; Martial arts & self-defense  Ages 4 and up June-Aug Age appropriate self defense, how to handle a bully, martial arts, life skills, games and more
Endless Mountains Nature Center
Tunkhannock & Factoryville; 836-3835;                             
Day camp: half & full-day sessions; Counselor-In-Training Day Camp: Pre-K-6th grade; Counselor-In-Training: 7th-12th grade June-Aug Weekly nature themes, games, river and forest life, arts & crafts, journaling, role playing, hiking and live animals
Good Shepherd Academy                                                         Kingston; 606-7398; Day camp: 6:35am-6pm Grades K-6 June 16-Aug 18 Field trips, guest speakers, weekly camp themes, arts & crafts, learning through play and more
Greater Pittston YMCA
Pittston; 655-2255;          
Day Camp: 9am-4pm (before/after care available) Ages 5-12 June-Aug  Hands on learning and fun with a variety of themes, weekly field trips
Hillside Farms
Day camp: 8:30am-2:30pm Entering grades 1-10 June 16-Aug 1  Farm activities, hiking, games, crafts, pony rides, tie-dye, wagon rides and more
Huntzinger's Karate
Wilkes-Barre; 826-3020;                     
Day camps & Junior clinics  (Tues-Fri)               Various ages Call or check online for more information  Life-saving child safety, improve confidence, build self esteem,  anti-bullying and leadership, karate obstacle course; Day camps available for private schools and day cares
I'm Big Now
Dallas; 675-1220
Half-day camp: M-Th 9:30-12:00 Ages 3-8 June-Aug (Registration begins in April) Arts & crafts, outdoor play, story time and themed activities
JCC Camp of Wyoming Valley
Wilkes-Barre and Idetown; 824-4646;                                                                                   
Day camps: 9:30am-3:30pm; also specialty, special needs camps & pre/after care Ages 2-14 Day camp: June 16-Aug 15 (Register by May 16 for discount)             Horseback, boating, tennis, pools, archery, gym, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, hockey, dance, theater, nature, zip line, biking, football, trips, full dining, nurse, transportation plus
Jenny Lynn Academy                                                               Kingston; 288-3808;    Day camps: 9:30am-1:00pm Ages 3-8 June 23-July 31                  (two wk minimum) Weekly themes with arts & crafts, stories and poems; Daily trips to local parks; Organized sports activities and free play
Joan Harris Centre                                                                    Luzerne; 287-7977; Eight wk summer dance course Age 3 and up Late June-mid Aug (Mon-Sat) Hip hop, ballet, jazz and modern dance; dancing with mommy; session ends with show and picnic at Knoebels
KaPow Youth Summer Camp (U6-U12) Wyoming Seminary, Kingston; Field hockey day camp; 9:30am-3pm Ages 4-12 July 30-Aug 1 Focuses on basic field hockey skills and game play
Kids at Kings
Day camp: 9:30am-3:30pm (before/after care available) Entering grades 1-8  June 16-Aug 1           Theater, science, magic, computers, arts & crafts, chess, cooking and photography 
Kindergarten Readiness Program
Conyngham; 436-8748;                       
Day camp: full & half-day sessions Entering kindergarten or 1st grade (ages 4.5 - 6.5) July 7-Aug 15 Teaching reading, writing, math, phonics, socialization and developmental skills in a fun way
Kindermusik of Wyoming Valley
Day camp Ages birth-5 years June-Aug (Registration begins May 1) Music, movement, creative play, arts & crafts
Kingston Recreational Center
Kingston; 287-1106;
Day camp: full-day & half-day sessions 8am-6pm Kamp Kingston (ages 5-8) & Klub Kingston (ages 9-13) June-Aug (Registration begins Feb 14) Organized games, movies, swimming, art & crafts and speakers; Snacks and t-shirt included
Kirby Kidz Theater Workshop                                                     Luzerne; 718-0673; Children's theater workshop Age 6-18 Late June-mid Aug Dramatic arts, voice, dance, theater movement, costuming, set design & more; concludes with an all student musical production at FM Kirby Center
Lake Lehman Summer Camp                                                     Dallas; Day camp: 6:15am-6pm Kindergarten-6th grade June 9-Aug 22   Field trips, guest speakers, weekly camp themes, arts & crafts, learning through play & more
Little Meadows Learning Center                                                 Dallas; 675-4392 Day camp: 6:30am-5:30pm  entering Kindergarten-5th grade June 9-Aug 22 Field trips, guest speakers, arts & crafts, science experiments, music class, cooking activities, computers, water play & more
Luzerne County Community College
Nanticoke; 740-0495;              
Day camps Entering grades 4-9 June 16-Aug 8 LEGO Robotics, Rock Star Academy and Broadcast Camp, Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Camp, Start Your Ovens! Kids Culinary Camp
Luzerne County Library System
Call your local library for availability & details
Summer Reading Program Pre-school-12 years; some teen programs June-Aug (Limited registration)                         Free Library programs: "Fizz, Boom, Read!", science themed program including crafts & special activities; Teen reading program: "Spark a Reaction"
Misericordia University
Day camps Ages 7-19 Mid June-Aug (Registration begins in May)             Career major, educational, creative thinking, sports, theater, art studio & more
MMI Preparatory School
Freeland; 636-1108;                                 
Day camp: 9am-Noon and/or 12:30-3:30pm Ages 6-12 June 23-July 25 (Registration begins in early March) Minecraft Film Class, ArT WOWza, Lego Maniacs, Magnetic Levitation, Designing Roller Coasters, Robotics, Chemistry Fun & more
Music Box Summer Theater Workshop                                        Swoyersville; 283-2195; Theater workshop Ages 6-11   July 21-Aug 17 Acting, improvisation, musical theater & movement; all experience levels welcome
Nature Camp at Frances Slocum State Park
Day camp with 3-day programs (hours vary) Ages 4-15 June-Aug (Registration June 7 at 10am, Pavilion #1) Indoor/outdoor activities including arts & crafts, nature activities, environmental education, interpretation & discovery
Nature Camp at Nescopeck State Park
Drums; 403-2006;
Day camp Ages 4-12 June 24-26; July 29-Aug 1; Aug 6-8; reg. begins in May Discover-E outdoor programs with arts & crafts, outdoor nature activities, environmental education, interpretation & discovery
Newberry Estates Country Club 
Dallas; Brian Llewellyn: 814-3859;                                        
Junior group instruction Ages 4-15 May-Aug   Junior golf coaching & instructional programs; junior short game executive course; beginner to advanced players
New Story STAP - Summer Therapeutic Activities Program                 Wyoming, Berwick & Throop; 714-2350 x7003                                                                                                     Day program: Autism / Developmental Delay or Behavioral Disorder Ages 5-21 July-Aug Mental health treatment for children & adolescents with behavioral and/or emotional challenges
Odyssey Fitness Center                                                             Wilkes-Barre; 829-2661; Sports performance training Junior High & up mid June - Aug Become a stronger, faster & more durable athlete
PAI-The Performing Arts Institute
Kingston; 270-2186;         
Day & boarding camp Ages 10-18 June 29-Aug10 (Currently accepting registration) Music, theater, dance and performing arts
Penn State Hazleton
Hazleton; 450-3110;
Day camp Ages 7-10 June (visit website for more info & additional camps) Critter camp, robotics & more
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Lehman; 675-9253;
Day camp: 9am-Noon, 12:30pm-3:30pm  Entering grades 1-9 June 23-27; July 7-11 Lego Robotics, musical theatre, S.T.E.M, sports, animals/nature, art & more
Revolution Ice Centre                                                                 Pittston; 883-1100; Ice hockey day camps All ages June-Aug All skill levels, beginner to pros; early registration discounts
Ripple Effect Music                                                                  Luzerne; 718-0673; Summer Music Programs Age 4 and up June-Aug Pre-Piano, Beginning Piano & Meet the Instruments Camps; Music Theory Class; Harris Conservatory Choir; private lessons (piano, voice, band & orchestra instruments)
Rock Rec. Sports Complex
Trucksville; 696-2769;                                         
Day camp: Indoor and Outdoor Grades pre-K to high school June-Aug  Basketball Camp, Soccer Camp, Super Sports Camp and Tennis Camp & Clinics and more (Pool & outdoor fun at Valley Tennis & Swim Club following most camps)
Shooting Starz
Wilkes-Barre; 822-1212;
Gymnastics day camp Ages 6 & up Call for dates All Olympic Events - vault, bars, beam, floor and trampoline
Sue Hand's Imagery
Dallas; 675-5094;
Late afternoon daily camps; M-Th Ages 5 & up Late June-mid Aug (Registration begins in April) Drawing, colored pencil, pastel and watercolor for ages 5-12; drawing and painting classes for high school students
The Learning Center                                                                Kingston; 714-4222;                                Academic camps w/ flexible scheduling Ages 4-18   June-Aug Math, reading, writing, study skills, SAT vocabulary & more
Together We Grow Preschool
Wyoming Valley Children's Assn, Forty Fort; 714-1246;                                                                      
Day camp; morning, afternoon or full day Ages 3-5 July 1-Aug 7                                 Indoor and outdoor activities, arts & crafts
Trucksville Early Childhood Education Center
Trucksville; 696-3899;
Day camp: 9:30am-1pm, M-F Age 3 to Grade K June 2-6; June 16-20                                   Theme-based camps, arts & crafts and indoor/outdoor activities
WEBS - Women Empowered by Science                                    Cohen Science Center, Wilkes University, Day camp: M-F 8:30-3:30, Sat & Sun times TBD Girls entering grade 7 & 8 July 27-Aug2 Explore biology, ecosystems, chemistry, genetics, robotics & more
Wilkes-Barre Academy
Wilkes-Barre; 823-7574;
Day camp: 6:30am-6pm (before/ after care available) Ages 4-13 June 9-Aug 22 (Register in May/June) Swimming, arts & crafts, skating, bowling and field trips
Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Wilkes-Barre; 970-5052;      
Day camp, overnight camp, school visits, rentals, family camps, teen leadership programs All ages April-Oct (currently accepting registrations) Boating, sailing, hiking, mt. biking, archery, swimming, high ropes, climbing tower, team building, 480ft zip line, ACA Accredited
Wilkes University Conservatory Summer Dance Intensive
Darte Center; 408-4426;  
Intensive dance clinic Ages 10 & up July 7-10, 14-17, 21-24     Intended for serious dancers, includes calssical ballet technique, pointe, classical variations, modern, jazz, pilates & yoga
Wilkes University Kids' Writing Workshop                                   408-5615; Half-day camp: 9am-noon Middle school students grades 6-8 July 14-18 Imaginative prompts, games, peer sharing; poetry, short story, screenwriting, playwriting; publishing industry, writing process
Wyoming Seminary; Summer at Sem
Kingston; 270-2186;         
Day camp; College Prep camp (day & boarding) Toddler-12th grade Toddler-8th grade:June 9-July 3; 9th-12th grade: June 29-July 26 Early summer fun workshops including computers, foreign languages, sports clinics, writing, science and storybook-themed classes; College Prep Institute
Wyoming Seminary Sports Camps                                           Kingston, 270-2186;                                                                           Girls basketball clinic; Futures wrestling clinic Girls Basketball: Grades 3-8; Wresting: Ages 10 & up Basketball:June 16-20; Wrestling: June 28-July 2 For girls who love basketball in beginner, intermediate & advanced level skills; Train with the top wrestling teams in the country, ranked in the top 10
Wyoming Valley Montessori
Kingston; 288-3708;                          
Day camp; toddler, primary and elementary programs Ages 18 months-13 years June 16-July 25; registration in progress Sports, cooking, crafts, technology, adventure, Chinese & more

Lackawanna County and Pocono Area

Anthracite Heritage Museum
McDade Park, Scranton; 963-4804;
Day camp: 9:30am-12:30pm Ages 7-12 July 15-18 Interactive theme-based camp focusing on NEPA heritage with hands-on activities
Arts Alive Summer Intensive - NEIU Various locations: Everhart Museum, Marywood University & Ballet Theater of Scranton; Fundamental & advanced visual, performing & instrumental music intensive Entering grades 2-12 July 7-30 Award winning program places students & professional artists side by side in visual and/or performing arts. Final performance on July 30 @ Marywood Univ.
Backcourt Hoops
Scranton; 558-3833;
Basketball camp: 4-day sessions Grades K-high school June-Aug (Register before June 30) Basketball related activities
Ballet Theatre of Scranton/The Dance Studio
Scranton; 347-0208;         
Dance camps Ages 2-12+ July-Aug (Register by May 31) Participation in ballet, jazz, ethnic dance with visiting professional artists in theater, music, visual arts and storytelling
Boy Scouts - Goose Pond Scout Reservation                                                    
Lake Ariel;
Overnight & resident camps Ages 12-18 (registered boy scouts) June 22-Aug 9 Merit badges, Pathways, C.O.P.E course, and Voyager program for the elite outdoorsman
Boys and Girls Clubs of NEPA
609 Ash St, Scranton; 342-8709;
Day camp: 9am-4:45pm (before/after care available) Ages 6-18 June-Aug  Swimming, crafts, special events, sports and more
Camp AsthmaCadabra - American Lung Assn.                                                      Scranton; 346-1784; Overnight camp for children with asthma @ Camp Kresge in White Haven Ages 7-12 July 31-Aug 3 Arts & crafts, boating, swimming, rock climbing wall, archery and asthma education
Camp Cadet: Troop R      
Residential camp: Marywood University campus  Ages 12-15 (living in Lackawanna, Pike, Wayne or Susquehanna counties) July 13-18 Free Law enforcement camp building self-confidence and teamwork (not a discipline camp for troubled children)
Greater Scranton YMCA
Dunmore; 342-8115;           
Day camp: 7:30am-5:30pm Ages 3-12 June-Aug (Registration begins March 1) Sports, swimming, arts & crafts, outdoor-themed activities; Summer learning program 
Immanuel Preschool & Kindergarten                                                            Scranton; 961-9080; Day camp: M-F, 9am-2pm Ages 4-12 June 16-July 11 Discovery Summer Camp: Three field trips per week, gym, arts & crafts, mini golf, science experiments & a discovery theme each day
JCC Scranton Camp Daleville
Scranton; 346-6595 ext.115;            
Day camp: 9am-5pm  Age 3 years to grade 9 June 23-Aug 14 (Register before June 1) 100-acre outdoor day camp in rural Daleville with numerous camp activities; Trans. provided from Scranton and Clarks Summit
Keystone College Children's Center
La Plume; 945-8260;
AM/PM & full-day sessions Ages 3-8 June 16-27, July 7-18, July 28-Aug 8 Outdoor themed camps including Moving & Grooving, ARTrageous & Discovery Science
Lackawanna College Environmental Ed Center    
Covington Twp; 842-1506;                                                                  
Day camp Ages 5-14 June 23-Aug 15 Age appropriate experiential activities about animal and plant life, outdoor living skills and conservation on 211-acre property
Lackawanna College Summer Camps                                                        
Scranton; 961-7883;
Day camp; M-F with am & pm sessions Ages 4-14 June 27-Aug 15 Lego, Princess Academy, Clue, Medical Maniacs, Disney Kids, Camp Creations, Fotogra-Fun, Cooking with Brenda, Sing Your Heart Out, CALM & more
Lackawanna County Library System
Scranton; 348-3000 ext. 3015; 
Summer reading program:  Fizz! Boom! Read! Ages birth-12 years and Teen reading program June-Aug                                   Free reading program with storytelling, special events, reading, crafts & more, focusing on the sciences
My Gym Children's Fitness Center
Scranton; 558-1311;                                         
Day camp: 9am-4pm 2 1/2-10 years June-Aug (Registration begins in March) Gymnastics and dance, arts & crafts, storytime and imagination games
New Story STAP - Summer Therapeutic Activites Program                                      Wyoming, Berwick & Throop; 714-2350 x7003                                                                                                     Day program: Autism / Developmental Delay or Behavioral Disorder Ages 5-21 July-Aug Mental health treatment for children & adolescents with behavioral and/or emotional challenges
Penn State Worthington
Dunmore; 963-2600; 
Day camps: 9am-Noon & 1-4pm; Soccer camp 9am-4pm Ages 6-15 July 14-Aug 8 Space, wizards & cauldrons, lego, rocketry, robotics, amimations, claymation, soccer, zoo, bridge building, arts around the world & babysitter training
Riverfront Sports
Scranton; Roger Jacobs 351-6172;
Micro soccer & half-day weekly camps Micro Soccer Academy (ages 2-6); Soccer camp (ages 5-12) June 16-Aug 15 (Call or register online) Creative dramatic sports games and soccer skill development
Scranton Cultural Center                                                                            
Scranton; 346-7369;
Day camp; M-F 9am-4pm Pre-K to 4th grade & 5th-12th grade June 23-Aug 22 Visual art activities, musical theater & dance, games, field trips, guest artists & more; concludes with a final performance
Spirited Art                                                                                                     
Dickson City; 507-1560;
Day camps; 10am-12pm or 10am-1:30pm (age dependent) Ages 5 & up Weeks of June 23, July 7, 14 & 21, Aug 4 & 11 (3 or 4 day camps) Paint acrylics on canvas, learn about color mixing, brush techniques, blending & art history
The Everhart Museum
Scranton; 346-7186 ext 516;
Day camp Completing grades K-6 Session 1: June 23-27  Session 2:  Aug 4-8 Session 1: "Birds of a Feather"; Session 2: "Shark Camp"
The Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children                               Clarks Summit; 585-1000; Residential camps and day camps Grade K-8 (deaf & hard of hearing children) June-July (various weeks by location) Literacy and middle school sports/adventure camp for deaf & hard of hearing children; American Sign Language camp for all
The Woodlands Stable & Tack
Gouldsboro (near Moscow); 842-3742;                  
Day camps Ages 6 and up June-Aug Personalized attention and instruction, horseback riding, bareback games, trail rides, swim horses and a show 
United Neighborhood Centers Project Hope at Camp St. Andrew
Tunkhannock; 344-9882;
Project Hope Summer Day Camp: 8am-4:30pm Ages 5-12 (Lackawanna County residents) July 7-Aug 1 (Registration begins in May)  Recreational, educational and personal enrichment
United Sports Academy
Dunmore; 963-5477;  
Gymnastics camps Ages 3 and up June-Aug (Registration begins May 1) Gymnastics, dance, games, crafts, movies and activities
Waverly Community House - Comm Camp
Waverly; 586-8191;
Day camp Grades pre-K-7; "Counselor in Training" for grades 8-10 June 30-Aug 8 (Open House March 28)           Gym, arts, themed activities and more; also Art & theater special needs day camp Aug 11-15 & 18-22

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