With the (very mild) winter almost over, summer camps are right around the corner.
Phoenixville Patch offered up a rundown last year and it proved popular, so we wanted to give you some ideas of great places to consider when looking around for summer camps.
If you would like to see others added, please leave a note in the comments.
Aerials Gymnastics Center Summer Camp
Where: Aerials Gymnastics, in the Shoppes at Valley Forge, Phoenixville
What: Aerials has full- and half-day camps running throughout the summer. A variety of camps are available for gymnasts age 3 and up. A CheerNastics camp is also offered at Aerials.
Price: Prices vary depending on what type of camp you choose.
More information: Find out more on the Aerials Gymnastics Web site.
Great Valley Nature Center Adventure and Nature Camps
Where: Great Valley Nature Center, State and Hollow roads, Phoenixville
What: For youngsters who love nature, Great Valley Nature Center offers a wide variety of camp choices for the summer. One particularly interesting choice is the Nature of Hollywood camp, where kids will learn about herbology via the magic of Harry Potter and find out more about the creatures and places that appear in films.
Price: Prices vary and GVNC members receive reduced rates.
More information: To find out more about the nature camps, visit the GVNC camps website.
Kimberton Waldorf Summer Camps
Where: Kimberton Waldorf School, 410 W. Seven Stars Road, Phoenixville
What: Facilitated by Kimberton Waldorf staff, this active summer camp will have kids exploring nature and partaking in a variety of activities, from cooking to putting on a play. Camps are available for kids from age 4 through grade seven.
Price: $200 to $250 depending on camp choice and full- or half-day options
More Information: Find the camp flyer and registration form here.
Summer Camp at Phoenix Village Art Center
Where: Phoenix Village Art Center, 207 Bridge St., Phoenixville
What: With options for three-, four- or five-day camps, parents can also choose from nine camp sessions throughout the summer. Art camp is held in the center right in downtown Phoenixville.
Price: $55 to $290; members receive discounts
More information: Check out the Phoenix Village Art Center website.
Summer Camp at Piece of Paradise Farm
Where: Piece of Paradise Farm, 260 Creek Road, Phoenixville
What: Very few spots are left at this camp that focuses on all things equestrian. Check out the website to find out more, and also take a look at this article from when Phoenixville Patch visited the campers during this past summer.
Price: $335 per week
More information: Check out all the details at the Piece of Paradise Farm website.
Rock & Roll After School Summer Band Camp
Where: Rock & Roll After School, 400 Franklin Ave., Ste. 109, Phoenixville
What: There are five sessions of this summer camp slated for 2012. You can enroll online and all levels of experience are welcome.
Price: Register by March 31 to get a special rate of $325 per week.
More information: See the Rock & Roll After School camp page for enrollment information.
We'll feature the Phoenixville Recreation Department's summer camp schedule in an upcoming article, as well.