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Summer Camps in the Phoenixville Area for 2012

Looking for a good, fun place to send the wee ones this summer?

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 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. 

Katie Hynes March 12, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Kimberton Waldorf School runs a wonderful summer camp every year making abundant use of their beautiful outdoor setting along the French Creek, and of their deep understanding of child development. More information at www.kimberton.org.
Lynn Jusinski March 12, 2012 at 03:34 PM
Thanks Katie! I added it to the list above.
Lauren March 12, 2012 at 03:34 PM
Kimberton Waldorf School hosts Summer Camp sessions all throughout the month of July, with outdoor play constituting the heart of our program. Tadpole Camp is for children ages 4-6, and our Active Games and Adventures Nature Camp is for school aged children who've just completed 1st through 7th grade. The link for more information and to download our camp brochure is: http://www.kimberton.org/academics/summer-camp We hope to see you this summer!
iD Tech Camps March 19, 2012 at 04:11 PM
Also, while not in Phoenixville but close by, iD Tech Camps offers summer camps in Philadelphia at Villanova http://www.internaldrive.com/locations/pa-summer-camps-pennsylvania-computer-camps/villanova-university-philadelphia/. At camp, kids and teens ages 7-17 experience the college campus while creating iPhone apps, video games, C++/Java programs, robots, websites, movies, and more. There is also iD Gaming Academy for Teens only held at Villanova.
Manny Savignano June 15, 2013 at 06:42 PM
Camp Fit & Fun in Phoenixville, PA They offer 5 weeks of Summer Day Camp and their counselors are teachers and it is 8.5 hours long. For one week, it is only $190!! www.campfitfun.com

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