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With Summer quickly approaching you may be wondering what to do with your  little ones while your at work, or how to keep your teens and tweens busy during the long summer days. Look no further than our 2013 Summer Camp Guide, with the best local camps throughout Philadelphia. This guide will be updated throughout the Spring and Summer months so check back often to see what camp programs best fit your needs as a parent and your child’s interests.


Quest Theraputic Campstherapy camp

Being a parent is no small task. The balancing act of school, social activities and extra-curriculars can be overwhelming, especially if your child is experiencing emotional, social or behavioral problems as well. There is a camp program here to help; Quest can help you and your child have a more enjoyable summer with their 7 week camp program. Quest’s individualized treatment programs are for children 6-18, and are psychotherapy which may be covered through medical insurance reimbursement. So call today and let Quest help.

For more information visit Quest Camps online, Contact their Philadelphia location by phone at 800-313-9733 or by email.


TLC Summer Modeling Campmodeling camp

Do you have a child in your life that is destined to be a star? To rock the runway, model the next big fashions, or master photo shoots like Tyra Banks? The TLC Summer Modeling Camp has a program designed to make your child a huge success. TLC offers programs for girls 4-17 years of age with intensive runway, commercial and print modeling training, professional photo shoots, etiquette training, fashion styling, teen make up techniques, age appropriate projects and much more!

Each camp week for younger girls is themed, while each day is themed for our Teen Program.

For more information please visit TLC Modeling Camp online. Camp starts June 24th and ends August 30th.




Discovery Camp

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Summer Camp at the Franklin Institute is a summer of educational FUN for children in grades Pre-K – 8. Each camp day includes hands-on science activities and workshops, museum exploration, live science shows and demonstrations, a snack, a break for lunch, and time for outdoor play. Campers may also have the opportunity to hear from guest speakers and see planetarium, IMAX and 3D shows.

franklin institute, summer camp

The July 15 – 19 session, “Spy Science,” treats campers to a peek at the limited time, Camp sessions run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with early arrival and late departure options available. Give your kids the best summer ever with The Franklin Institute’s Discovery Camp! Learn more online or call 215.448.1200 to register today.special exhibit, Spy: The Secret World of Espionage, at The Franklin Institute May 4 – October 6, 2013. In this week- long session, campers will learn how spies have taken science to new levels with technology, cryptography, disguises and stealth.



Adventure Aquarium Summer Camp Programadventure aquarium

The Adventure Aquarium, just across the river in nearby Camden County, offers two wonderful summer camp programs for children and teens in an atmosphere that let’s then explore another world and learn about a variety of aquatic species.

Summer Sea Camp, Children ages 6—12:

Get ready for a summer of aquatic fun! Through field trips, hands on activities, crafts, games, a 4D Theatre Show, up-close animal encounters, as well as behind the scenes and exhibit tours at Adventure Aquarium, your child will have a summer experience they won’t soon forget!

Week 1—Shark Scientists, July 8—12, 2013

Week 2—Reptile Researchers, July 15—19, 2013

Junior Marine Biologists, Children ages 13-16:Sea Camp

July 22—August 3, 2013

Junior Marine Biologist Camp is a unique, hands-on, intensive experience for science-minded teens. Campers will learn about the inner workings of the aquarium through behind the scenes tours, meet the exotic animals in our education collection close-up, and experience ecology through interactive demonstrations and activities. We’ll also discuss careers in biology and environmental science and hone our observation skills on trips into the field to explore the diversity of New Jersey wildlife. Camp culminates in an overnight (August 2nd to August 3rd) at Adventure Aquarium.

For dates, cost and more information, email, call 856-361-1023, or visit our website.


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