Sunshine, fresh air and more time to play! Despite some changes this Summer, there are still plenty of options for your kids to have fun! We have UPDATED our 2020 Camp Guide so that you have the latest available information to plan the perfect summer for your little ones.

Rambling Pines Day Camp

174 Lambertville Hopewell Road
Hopewell, NJ 08525
www.ramblingpines.com
609-466-1212

Rambling Pines is preparing to open on July 6. They are waiting for guidance on whether buses may be used and if pools may open.

Rambling Pines is embarking on their 45th season providing memorable summers for children aged 3 to 15.

To make sure your child has the best possible camp experience, the camp has four age-appropriate programs:
Pine Cone Camp for those entering pre-school, kindergarten and 1st grade
Day Camp for school-age campers entering 2nd through 8th grade
Ramblers Teen Camp for teens entering 7th through 9th grade
Leaders in Training for teens entering 10th grade

Each program provides structured activities chosen for your child’s age group, along with well-trained and caring counselors and all the fun and excitement your child needs for the perfect summer. Campers will participate and receive instruction in aquatics, athletics, archery, performing arts, creative arts, outdoor education, horseback riding, as well as other time-tested camp favorites.

To make the summer a little easier for parents, Rambling Pines offer these special benefits for busy families:

  • Complimentary door-to-door bus service
  • Flexible camp schedules for busy families
  • Modified program available to preschoolers
  • Lunch and snacks provided daily

Rambling Pines is dedicated to the success of each child. The Jordan family believes camp is an essential part of childhood, a place where children can make lasting friendships and mature socially, emotionally, intellectually, morally, and physically.

Hunterdon County YMCA Summer Day Camps

Flemington: 144 W. Woodschurch Rd.
Annandale/Round Valley Branch: 1410 Rt. 22 West.

hcymca.org
(908) 782-1030

Hunterdon County YMCA Keeps Youth Moving, Learning and Exploring all Summer

IMPORTANT CAMP UPDATE  – CAMP WILL OPEN JULY 6TH (SESSION 3) 

With this great news HCYMCA also must share some adjustments to camp that they need to make to ensure that they create a safe, healthy and controlled environment. Nationally, the CDC has enlisted the assistance of the YMCA of the USA, American Camping Association, Environmental Health & Engineering and other renown infectious disease professionals to develop enhanced, evidence-based health and safety guidelines for all camps.  These comprehensive safety protocols and policies will be implemented this summer to keep all campers safe and healthy. HCYMCA’s focus will be on layers of protection.  Their strategic process will include: Promoting Behaviors that Reduce Risk, Maintaining Healthy Environments, Maintaining Health Operations and Preparing for a Case of Illness. With these requirements in place they will need to make a few adjustments to camp that will allow them to adhere to the safety protocols.  These changes may require you to make adjustments to your camp schedule. Please be sure and visit HERE for full updates including transportation changes and changes to specialty camp programs. Registrations and changes required by June 10th.

Kids on Campus @ Bucks County Community College – NOW OFFERING LIVE ONLINE OPTIONS

Newtown Campus
275 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA 18940

bucks.edu/kidsoncampus
215-968-8016

UPDATE: LIVE ONLINE CAMPS! Bucks County Community College is happy to announce that in the pursuit of public health, some of your favorite camp instructors are offering “Live Online” camps. In addition to returning favorites, we also have new camps for you to enjoy – all from the safety of your home. Thank you and we hope that everyone stays safe and healthy. Find out full details HERE.

Registration is now open for Bucks County Community College’s popular day camps for children ages 5 to 14 and overKids on Campus includes enrichment programs, creative workshops and sports clinics designed to make a child’s summer both a learning experience and a fun adventure. Most programs are one-week long between June 22 and August 14, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Newtown campus. On-site before-and-after care is available through the YMCA of Bucks County.

For the younger set, new camps this year for ages 5 to 6 years old include Bring it On Cheerleading; Paints, Clay and Mother Goose; and Pop Star Singing. For ages 7 to 9 years old, new camps include Discovering STEAM, High-End Hotel, and Tie-Dye Typhoon.

New additions for the 10 to 13-year-old crowd include Leather Working, Young Artist: Road to Stardom, and Young Chef Academy. For those age 14 or older, new camps include Firefighter Academy, Podcasting 101, and Introduction to Set Building.

Camp NAC @ Newtown Athletic Club

120 Pheasant Run
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940

campnac.com
(215) 944-8860

Camp NAC will be opening on Monday, June 8 will plenty of updates to make this a safe and fun summer for all! They have expanded camp space to include all 26 acres of the NAC campus, inside and out. All activities that can be outside will be, and they are limiting the number of campers in each group. All programs – will include scheduled time for school work, swimming at the resort, outside activities, hourly hand-washing, staggered lunch times & limited use of supplies. Read more about their safety protocols at HERE.

The goal at Camp NAC extends beyond a typical camp day, striving to provide all campers with a safe environment in which they can grow as an individual and develop the skills to create lifelong friendships. Camp NAC offers a variety of themes and camp options each day from 9am-3pm for campers ages 3-15. There are extended care options and tons of additional programs to choose from. Based on the camper’s age, each camp is tailored to fit their specific interests and needs.

With so many options available, you’re sure to find a camp program that’s a perfect fit for your child. This summer’s specialties include sports, arts, cooking and STEM programs and new theme weeks such as Under the Sea, Princess Warrior, Ninja Nastics and The World of Dr. Seuss. All full-day campers also enjoy 1 hour of recreational swim daily in the 4-acre outdoor water park.

Camp Bucks, YMCA of Bucks County

Doylestown, 2500 Lower State Road

Fairless Hills at Cabrini, 523 S. Oxford Valley Road

Holland, 579 Holland Road

Morrisville, 200 N. Pennsylvania Avenue

Quakertown, 401 Fairview Avenue

campbucks.org

Camp Bucks 2020 is On! June 15th through August 28th: Programs are available throughout Bucks County and provide traditional adventure camps as well as sports and specialty camps with extended day options available. Weekly rates begin at $159! Find out more and enroll HERE!

  • NEW! Safeguards based on CDC guidelines for the health and safety of all children including temperature checking, safe distancing and frequent hand-washing (read more <HERE>)
  • NEW! No deposits required! Refunds guaranteed for situations involving COVID-19
  • NEW! Academic Explorers and Academic Explorers Jr camps with certified teachers focus on ‘bridging the academic gap’ to help prepare students entering Kindergarten and 1st through 3rd grades for the upcoming school year
  • NEW! Half-day Saturday and Sunday weekend camps (information coming soon!)

Liberty Lake Day Camp

1195 Florence Columbus Road
Bordentown, New Jersey, 08505
(Lower Bucks bus picks up at the Yardley Park & Ride and Shady Brook Farm)
libertylakedaycamp.com
609-499-7820

Liberty Lake Day Camp will open on July 6. Camps will be broken into smaller groups based on age. Face masks will only be required when riding the bus, entering the office, or under tends and pavilions during bad weather. For more on coronavirus protocol for this summer, click here

Liberty Lake Day Camp is a transformative summer experience for ages 4-15, teaching life skills that inspire young people to change the world. Campers enjoy the outdoors- screen-free, as they expand their talents, forge friendships, and enjoy the greatest summer experience imaginable!

On sixty magnificent shady acres, just over the river in NJ, campers customize their days through the “Freedom of Choice” elective program, with over sixty Athletics, Fine/Performing Arts, Swimming, Boating, Fishing and Adventure activities. Committed to high quality supervision, small groups are led by teachers and college students.

Liberty Lake is “all- inclusive” with catered lunches, and a flexible 2-9 week season. Camp begins on the bus, with convenient express pick-ups at Shady Brook Farm and the Yardley Park ‘n’ Ride, as well as downtown Center City. On top of all this, Liberty Lake’s main focus is teaching life skills through its five star points:  Independence, Integrity, Teamwork, Aspiration and Friendship. Check out their website, and read why Liberty Lake and its director Andy is recognized around the world for their innovative programming. Open Houses: Feb. 9, March 1 & 22, April 5 & 26 – or call for a personal appointment!

Ravens Run Visual & Performing Arts Camp

85 W. Mechanic Street
New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938
215-901-7849
www.ravensrun.com

UPDATE – Unfortunately all camps for the 2020 season have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  We will miss you this summer! Please stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you in 2021! 

Ravens Run is a unique day camp for kids aged 5-15 who love art. Located in New Hope PA, Ravens Run brings together professional artists and only 100 campers to explore creativity in a supportive, inspiring & fun environment. They provide each child with a rich visual & performing arts experience in a wide variety of media including: drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, digital photography, cake decorating, claymation, movie making, dance, theatre, yoga & singing. They are committed to guiding students through a creative experience that develops their abilities and encourages their personal expression. Each session culminates with a spectacular camp-wide art show and performance. Join Ravens Run as they celebrate their 26th year of quality arts programming! Ravens Run is both serious art and serious fun!  

2020 Dates:
Try-it Week: June 22-26
Session 1: June 29- July 17
Session 2: July 20-August 7

The Goddard School Newtown

119 Pheasant Run
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
215-579-8844
www.goddardschool.com/philadelphia/newtown-pheasant-run-pa

​Summer Camp at The Goddard School located in Newtown is all about providing a new, different, and fun experience! They have designed their summer camp to give families an unforgettable summer by offering a broad range of programs with engaging activities and adventures that meet every child’s needs.  The goal of their summer camp programs is to provide a variety of ways for children to explore, learn, invent, and create while discovering their untapped potential. The founding principle of The Goddard School’s F.L.EX.® Learning Program is that children experience the deepest, most genuine learning while they are having fun. They have incorporated this philosophy into every aspect of the summer program, from STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) activities to outdoor play. The core philosophy of the F.L.EX. Learning Program is that learning should be fun and playful. While the program centers on the importance of play, they have enriched their curriculum with 21st century skills. They have also expanded the summer programs to focus specifically on STEAM and build on the children’s natural curiosity and their desire to learn, explore, practice, and create. NOW enrolling for Summer Camp, and spots are going fast! Please contact the school today at 215-579-8844 to learn more about their program and how they can accommodate all your Summer Camp needs. The Goddard School Newtown looks forward to hearing from you!

The Dance Academy

1486 Buck Road
Southampton, Pennsylvania 18966
215-860-9530
www.thedanceacademybuckscounty.com

While the studio is currently closed, please be sure and check their site or call for updates, details on future plans and offerings.

The Dance Academy is a Bucks County dance studio dedicated to instilling the love of dance in all of their students. They offer classes from children to adult including: toddler dance, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, creative dance, theater dance, and acrobatics. Thier classes are built to help each child develop strong core techniques and their personal artistic talent to the best of their abilities. Many of their students have enjoyed accomplished professional careers on Broadway and Hollywood as well as with professional dance companies. The Dance Studio’s professional and positive environment encourages your dancer to reach their maximum potential using dance as both an educational and inspirational experience. Whether you’re looking for dance classes for your toddler or seeking a studio to grow with your budding ballerina, they would love to talk with you. You can reach them at 215-860-9530. The staff is still available to answer any questions you may have.

Snipes Farm Summer Camp

890 W. Bridge Street
Morrisville, Pennsylvania

https://www.snipesfarm.org
215-295-1138

Snipes has made the difficult decision to CANCEL their 2020 Summer Camps. Please keep them in mind and stay tuned for information about their 2021 season.

Children and Youth have adventures on this 7-generation, historic and beautiful working farm through Snipes Farm Summer Camp Programs! Programs include: Little Sprouts weekly classes for children ages 3-5, Snipes Farm Day Camp for children ages 5-11, the Camp Leadership Program (CLP) for youth ages 12-14 and the Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program for youth ages 15-17. Snipes Farm Day Camp begins the day with fun chores as campers care for animals, garden and cook together. Morning and afternoon activities include: exploring nature in the woods and creek and hands-on science and art projects, theater, music and games.  The Camp Leadership Program (CLP) includes team building, special animal care and campus service projects, a weekly lunch-making extravaganza, art, nature and farming activities. NEW THIS YEAR, there will also be Thursday Treks to local state parks, nature centers and cultural sites. The Counselor-in Training (CIT) Program provides training and leadership skills and asks for a 2-week commitment. All run June through August, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before and after childcare available. For more information or to register, click here

Sew Much Fun Studios

2334 Second Street Pike
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
www.sewmuchfunstudios.com
215-794-9100

Please contact Sew Much Fun Studios directly for updates on summer offerings.
Sew Much Fun Studios is offering sewing classes this summer for kids ages 7 to 14. The studio is filled with fabrics, buttons, ribbon, felt and all the supplies needed to make terrific projects. Students will learn how to use a sewing machine, as well as hand stitch and use their imagination and creativity and have Sew Much Fun!
Sewing sessions are offered Monday through Friday starting the week of June 22 to August 24.  There will be a 10:00 to 11:30, 11:45 to 1:15 and 3:30 to 5:00 class.  Classes are small, so tell your best friends and sign up today!

Summer Essentials

British Swim School

LA Fitness, Bensalem – serves communities throughout Lower Bucks and Northeast Philadelphia
500 Rockhill Drive, Bensalem

Bucks County Richboro – serves Central Bucks communities from Newtown through Warminster
100 Almshouse Road, Richboro

LA Fitness, North Wales – serves Montgomery County
120 Garden Golf Boulevard, North Wales

www.britishswimschool.com

(215) 422-3338

The British Swim School is temporarily closed. Please contact the specific location you’re interested in to ask about reopening dates. You can read more about their reopening plans here
The British Swim School of Greater Philadelphia is the local franchise of the nation’s premiere water survival and learn to swim program. They provide
programs for all ages, 3 months to adult, and all skill levels including beginners.
The British Swim School is ready to help prepare your family for the upcoming swim season, vacations, and summer camp. Their unique program creates safe and happy swimmers by offering the following:
  • A goal-oriented level based program that keeps students challenged
  • Small class sizes that provide individual attention to all students
  • Fun gentle methods that keep students engaged
  • The most highly trained and caring instructors in the area
  • Year-round warm water pools
Visit BritishSwimSchool.com/Philadelphia or call (215) 422-3338 to learn more. The British Swim School is pleased to arrange free water safety assessments for all family members.

Basil Bandwagon

Clinton- 38 Old Hwy 22 | (908) 735-3822
Flemington- 276 US Hwy 202/31 | (908) 788-5737
Lambertville- 239 N. Union St | (609) 460-4500 NEW LOCATION NOW OPEN!
Open Everyday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

www.basilbandwagon.com

Stop by your local Basil Bandwagon Natural Market to get all of your summer camp necessities! They have everything ranging from kid loving snacks to clean wellness products. Have your child ready for the day in the sun with their favorite items in their new fair trade backpack. The Basil Bandwagon staff is always ready to help you– whether to put together the perfect packed backpack, consult on kid friendly wellness and body care products like mineral-based sunscreen and  safe and effective bug repellent, or just find that out-of-this-world camp snack.

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