Summer Camps Directory


 Luzerne & Wyoming Counties     |     Lackawanna County and Pocono Area

Luzerne & Wyoming Counties

Academy of Chess, LLC
Wilkes-Barre; 829-0828;
Day camp: 9am-11:30am Grades 2-8 2 one week sessions:
July 13-17 and Aug 3-7
Formal instruction in tactics and strategy, no prior experience required, taught by certified chess coach, US Chess Federation

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 
Art N' Vino
Wilkes-Barre, 430-5045,
Day camp:
10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm
Ages 7-17 June -August Paint with acrylics on canvas with fun breaks dancing to pop music under the mirror ball
Bear Creek Camp
Bear Creek Twp; 472-3741;
Resident & day camps Age 4 to 11th grade June 21-Aug 14 Nature programs, art & crafts, hiking, swimming; Jr Environmental Counselor volunteer program for service hours - 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; 814-3859;
Day camps & weekly programs Ages 5-15 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 21-July 26 Various activities such as BB gun and archery instruction and shooting, crafts, nature, swimming and Scout skills
Bright Beginnings Early Learning Academy
Conyngham; 436-8748;         
Day camp: full & half-day sessions Entering kindergarten or 1st grade (ages 4-1/2 - 6-1/2) July 6-Aug 14 Teaching reading, writing, math, phonics, socialization and developmental skills in a fun way
Building Blocks PreKindergarten Summer Camp
Dallas, Wilkes-Barre, Mountain Top; 793-3594;
Day camp: 9am-2 Entering Kindergarten in the fall July-Aug 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; 793-1725;
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 AsthmaCadabra - American Lung Assn.
White Haven; 346-1784;
Overnight camp for children with asthma @ Camp Kresge in White Haven Ages 7-12 Aug 6-9 Arts & crafts, boating, swimming, rock climbing wall, archery and asthma education
Camp Cadet: Troop N
Hazleton; Trooper David L Peters 459-3890 ext. 269
One-week resident camp  Ages 12-14 (living in Carbon, Columbia, Lower Luzerne or Monroe County) July 19-24
(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 County)  Aug 9-14
(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;                      
Inclusive day camp, overnight camp, leadership training, family camp Day camp: ages 4-15; Overnight: ages 8-17; Leadership: ages 15-18 Day camp: Jun 8-Aug 21
Overnight: June 21-Aug 8
Leadership: Jun 21-Aug 14     
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; Kingston 287-3592; 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
Country Charm Early Learning Center
Drums; 788-4800;                     
Day camp Kindergarten-6th grade Begins June 22 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
Electric Surge Field Hockey Club
Dallas; 406-6914;
Field hockey day camp; 9am-3pm pre-K - 8th grade July 27-31 Field hockey fundamentals, outdoor astro turf skills, defensive 1 v 1s, tactical and technique skills, goal scoring, scrimmages as well as swimming, arcade, basketball 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 29 - Aug 14 Weekly nature themes, games, river and forest life, arts & crafts, journaling, role playing, hiking and live animals
Fiddle Camp
Plains; 208-9191;
Day camp: Mon, Wed, Fri 1-3pm All ages June 29-July 19 Fiddle camp with final concert. Fiddles provided. Registration deadline June 15.
Good Shepherd Academy
Kingston; 606-7398;
Day camp: 6:35am-6pm Grades K-6 June 15-Aug 18 Field trips, guest speakers, weekly camp themes, arts & crafts, learning through play and more
Greater Pittston YMCA
Pittston; 655-2255 ext 103;          
Day camp, overnight camp, teen leadership programs Ages 6+ June 8 - Aug 21 Boating, sailing, hiking, mt. biking, archery, swimming, high ropes, climbing tower, team building, 480ft zip line
Hapkido Taekwondo Institute
Kingston; 287-4290;   
Martial Arts morning sessions Ages 4-12 June 15-Aug 15 Martial arts training - anti-bullying
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 9:30am-noon 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 15-Aug 14 (Register by April 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-1pm Ages 3-8 June 22-July 30                  (two week 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;
8 week 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
J.P Andrejko Boys Basketball Camp
King’s College, 208-5900 ext 5769;
Day camp  9am to 3:30pm Ages 8-16 June 22-26 and July 20-24 Fun, challenging educational basketball experience. 
Kids at Kings
Wilkes-Barre; 371-3600;
Day camp: 9:30am-3:30pm (before/after care available) Entering grades 1-8  June 15-Aug 7          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 6-Aug 14 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
King’s College Field Hockey Camp
Wilkes Barre, 208-5900 ext 5756 Cheryl Ish.
Day Camp 9-12pm Age 6-17yrs July 20-24 Field hockey skills and games for all skill level in a fun learning environment.
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
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
Lady Monarch Girl’s Basketball Camp
King’s College, 570-208-5900 ext 5432
Day camp 9am to 3pm Ages 8-14 July 27-31 Basketball skills, stations and games
Lake Lehman Summer Camp
Dallas; 472-7966;
Day camp: 6:15am-6pm Kindergarten-6th grade June 8-Aug 28 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 8-Aug 28 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 22-Aug 7 LEGO Robotics, Rock Star Academy, Broadcast Camp, Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Camp, Start Your Ovens! Kids Culinary Camp, Girl Power-made w/code
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: "Every Hero Has a Story" themed program including crafts and special activities; Tween and teen reading programs also available
Misericordia University Career Exploration Camps
Day camps High school juniors & seniors June28-July 1           Academic camps in biology, chemistry-biochemistry, communications and media, literature, nursing, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology
Misericordia University Middle School Career Camp
Dallas; 674-6494;
Day camp: 9am-3pm Entering 6th-8th grade Aug 10-14 Learn about occupational therapy, physical therapy, sonography, medical imaging, physicians assistant, nursing, speech-language pathology and other health science careers
Misericordia University Summer Performing Arts Training Academy  
Dallas; 674-6207; or
Day camp; M-F 9am-4pm Ages 7-17 July 22-Aug 9 State-of-the-art vocal, dance, drama and musical training provided by highly trained professional coaches; concludes with two live performances
Mountain Top Art Center
Mountain Top; 474-1040;
Day camp Ages 5-13 June-Aug Weekly themes including cultural arts and techniques using drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, textiles, print making and more
MMI Preparatory School
Freeland; 636-1108;                                 
Day camp: 9am-Noon and/or 12:30-3:30pm Ages 6-15 June 15-July 31 (Registration begins in early March) Minecraft Film, Lego Maniacs, Junior Filmaker, ArT WOWza, Hovercrafts & Bridge Building, Step STOMP Dance, Electronics Lab, Up Up & Away, Scrapbook Studio, Drawing, Magical Science, Beg. Watercolor, Bookmaking, Robotics and more
Music Box Summer Theater Workshop                                        Swoyersville; 283-2195; Theater workshop Ages 6-11   July 13-Aug 9 Acting, improvisation, musical theater & movement; all experience levels welcome
Nature Camp at Frances Slocum State Park
Day camp Ages 4-15 1 day camp in June and 1 in July Discover-E outdoor programs, nature activities, arts & crafts, environmental education, interpretation & discovery
Nature Camp at Nescopeck State Park
Drums; 403-2006;
Day camp Ages 4-12 June 24-26; June28-31; Aug 5-7; reg. begins in May Discover-E outdoor programs with arts & crafts, outdoor nature activities, environmental education, interpretation & discovery
NEPA Mixed Martial Arts
Larksville; 288-1663;
Martial Arts/Life Skills Camp Ages 5-9 Mid June-Aug Martial arts, games, activities, trips and more
Newberry Estates Country Club 
Dallas; 814-3859;                                     
Day camps & weekly programs Ages 4-15 May-Aug   Junior golf coaching & instructional programs; junior short game executive course; beginner to advanced players
Odyssey Fitness Center
Wilkes-Barre; 829-2661;
Sports performance training; am and pm sessions Junior High & up mid June - Aug Become a stronger, faster & more durable athlete
Penn State Hazleton
Hazleton; 450-3110;
Day camp Ages 6-12 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 or full day Entering grades 1-12 June 22-26; June29-July 3 Lego Land, Lego Mindstorm Robotics, Minecraft, Summer Music Camp, Musical Theatre, Sports, Animals/Art, Computers, S.T.E.M. and 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 and Clinics; Pool and outdoor fun 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 Lands at Hillside Farms
Day camp: 8:30am-2:30pm Entering grades 1-10   June-Aug Farm activities, hiking, games, crafts, pony rides, tie-dye, wagon rides and more
Together We Grow Preschool
Wyoming Valley Children's Assn, Forty Fort; 714-1246;                                                                      
Day camp; morning, afternoon or full day (Tue, Wed, Thur) Ages 3-5 June 30-Aug 6                                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 1-5; June 15-19                                  Theme-based camps, arts & crafts and indoor/outdoor activities
Wilkes-Barre Academy
Wilkes-Barre; 823-7574;
Day camp: 6:30am-6pm (before/ after care available) Ages 4-13 June 8-Aug 21 (Register in May/June) Swimming, arts & crafts, skating, bowling and field trips
Wilkes University Conservatory Summer Dance Intensive
Darte Center; 408-4426; 
Intensive dance program: 9am-4:30pm Ages 10 & up July 6-9, 13-16, 20-23    Intended for serious dancers, includes calssical ballet technique, pointe, classical variations, modern, jazz, pilates & yoga
Wilkes WEBS (Women Empowered by Science) Science Camp
Wilkes University;
Day camp Girls entering grade 7 & 8 July 26-Aug 1 Explore biology, ecosystems, chemistry, genetics, robotics and more
Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Institute
Kingston; 270-2186;
Day & boarding camp Ages 10-18 June 28-Aug 9 Music, music theater, dance and Junior PAI; see website for specific dates and ages for each program
Wyoming Seminary; Summer at Sem
Kingston; 270-2186;         
Day camp; College Prep camp (day & boarding) Toddler-12th grade Toddler-8th grade:June 8-26; 9th-12th grade: July 6-31 Early summer fun workshops including computers, foreign languages, sports clinics, writing, science and storybook-themed classes; College Prep Institute
Wyoming Valley Montessori
Kingston; 288-3708;                          
Day camp; toddler, primary and elementary programs Ages 18 months-13 years June 22-July 31 (currently accepting registrations) Sports, Cooking, Crafts, Technology, Primary Water Camp, Adventure
YMCA - Camp Kresge
White Haven; 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

Lackawanna County and Pocono Area

Anthracite Heritage Museum
McDade Park, Scranton; 963-4804;
Day camp: 9am-1pm Ages 7-12 July 14-17 Interactive theme-based camp focusing on NEPA heritage with hands-on activities

Arts Alive Summer Intensive - NEIU
Marywood University & Ballet Theater of Scranton;

Fundamental & advanced visual, performing & instrumental music intensive Entering grades 2-12 July 6-31 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 21-Aug 8 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 Aug 6-9 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 12-17 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- entering 8th grade June 15-Aug 21 (Registration begins Feb 15) Sports, swimming, arts & crafts, outdoor-themed activities; Summer learning program and Camp Readers program
Immanuel Preschool & Kindergarten                                                            Scranton; 961-9080; Day camp: M-F, 9am-2pm Ages 4-10 June 8-July 2 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 22-Aug 13 (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;
Day camp: M-F, 9am-2pm Ages 3-8 June 15-26, July 6-18, July 27-Aug 7 Outdoor themed camps
KinderCare Learning Center
Scranton; 343-3270;
AM/PM & full-day sessions; 6:30am-6pm 6 wks-12 yrs June-Aug Themed activities and summer learning program; off-site field trips for ages 6-12 three times per week
Lackawanna College Environmental Ed Center    
Covington Twp; 842-1506;
Day camp Ages 5-13 June 29-July 31 Age appropriate experiential activities about animal and plant life, outdoor living skills and conservation on 211-acre property
Lackawanna College SummerCamps
Scranton; 961-7883;
Day camp; M-F with am & pm sessions Ages 4-14 June 27-Aug 14 Lego, Princess Academy, Cooking with Brenda I,II & III, Sing Your Heart Out, Hey I'm on the Radio, Paws-a-tively Pets & Calm
Lackawanna County Library System
Scranton; 348-3000 ext. 3015; 
Summer reading program 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: M-F (am & pm sessions) 2 1/2-10 years June-Aug (Registration begins in March) Gymnastics and dance, arts & crafts, storytime and imagination games
Penn State Worthington
Dunmore; 963-2600; 
Day camps: 9am-Noon & 1-4pm Ages 6-15 July 13-Aug 7 Space, wizards and cauldrons, lego, rocketry, robotics, digital amimation, zoo, bridge building, arts around the world, babysitter training and health science
Scranton Cultural Center - Creative & Performing Arts Academy
Masonic Temple; 346-7369 ext. 104;
Day camp; M-F 9am-4pm Pre-K -12th grade June 22-Aug 22 Musical theater, dance, visual arts, trips to Broadway, professional staff, special guest artists; concludes with a final performance
Spirited Art
Dickson City; 507-1560;
Day camps; 10am-12pm or 10am-1pm or 10am-1:30pm (age dependent) Ages 5 & up Various weeks in June-Aug (See calendar online) 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 Weekly from July 6-Aug 7 Nature Camp, Fitness Around the World, Junior Chef, Farm to Table, Chemistry and Your Senses
The Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children
Clarks Summit; 585-1000;
Residential camps & day camps Grade K-8 (deaf & hard of hearing children) June-July (various weeks by location) Literacy & 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 Sports Academy
Dunmore; 963-5477;  
Day camps: 9am-Noon Ages 3 & up July 13-Aug 14 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 29-Aug 7 (Open House March 26)           Gym, arts, themed activities and more;  Art and theater special needs day camp Aug 10-14 and 17-21; Youth art camps - call for details

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