2018 Bucks County Summer Camp Guide

The sun; the fresh air; the open space.  Bucks County really shines in the summer.  While kiddo down-time is great, there is also tremendous value in planning some time for your children during the summer to participate in scheduled programming.  It not only stimulates their minds but helps keep them busy and active in a positive and productive way.

Fortunately, Bucks County is ripe with opportunities for kids.  Please enjoy our 2018 Camp Guide, you are certain to find the perfect summer plans for your “littles.” 

2018 Bucks Happening Summer Camp Guide

Kids on Campus @ Bucks County Community College

Newtown Campus: 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940
Upper Bucks Campus: 1 Hillendale Road, Perkasie, Pa. 18944‌
Lower Bucks Campus: 1304 Veterans Highway, Bristol, PA 19007
bucks.edu/kidsoncampus
215-968-8016



Registration is now open for the 160 popular day camps at Bucks County Community College, all of which have an educational component. Topics range from computers, athletics, to crafts and academics.

NEW camps include: Sew what’s Next. | Eating Around the World | Cardboard Carnival, Paints, Clay, and Disney, Oh My! |Royal Fun | Droneology | Project Dig | Build your own Customized Electric Guitar | Lead & Succeed 2.0 | Connecting, Networking & Collaborating for Success | Illustration Exploration | Hip Hop Yoga with Some Sass | Jazz workshop III | Hogwarts IV | International Dance | Oh, the Places you will go… When you READ!

Camps run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at all three of our campuses in Newtown, Perkasie & Bristol. A complete camp calendar and registration information is accessible at www.bucks.edu/kidsoncampus. To register, call 215-968-8409. For more information, contact Rick Snyder, at 215-968-8016.

Most camps are one week in length, giving a family the freedom to choose among many programs yet still have time for a family vacation. In cooperation with the YMCA, before and after camp care is also available.

Open House: Saturday, February 10, 10 a.m. – noon, at our Newtown Campus (Gallagher Room – Rollins Center) Snow date, Feb 24)

An early bird 10% discount is available with registrations paid in full by April 6, 2018. You can register by phone, mail, or walk in. A few scholarships are available with an application deadline of March 23, 2018.

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Camp NAC @ Newtown Athletic Club

120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
campnac.com
(215) 944-8860



Camp NAC, located at the Newtown Athletic Club, is offering their Early Bird Discount from January 1st-February 18th. Enrollment begins January 1st. Pay in full and register online by February 18th to receive 10% off total camp fees!

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.

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Camp @ The Dance Academy

1476 Buck Rd, Holland, Pennsylvania
thedanceacademybuckscounty.com
215-860-9530



Summer is a great time get to know The Dance Academy and try different forms of dance. They offer full-day and half day dance camps as well as drop in evening classes. Dancers can enjoy 3, 4 or 5 days camps that vary from Ballet to a combination camp that encompasses tap, jazz, lyrical and ballet. For a complete list of our 2018 camps visit thedanceacademybuckscounty.com.

Since 1987, The Dance Academy in Holland, PA has been offering professional dance training with a personal touch, instilling the love of dance to students and families throughout Bucks County. Under the direction of Miss Donnajean Kline (BFA in Dance, Temple University) and staffed by a group of highly-trained instructors, The Dance Academy shares it’s passion for dance with children of all ages and levels of ability. The Dance Academy shares it’s passion for dance with children of all ages and levels of ability. From our 18 month Mommy-N-Me classes, to our Special Inspiration Dance Class for students with special needs, recreational dance classes, adult jazz fusion, as well as our intensive program, The Dance Academy offers a place for everyone. Additionally The Dance Academy has acquired countless awards and accolades each year at local community events as well as national and international competitions. Through recitals, community performances, competitions, professional companies, and tours; The Dance Academy students are spreading their passion for dance both here in the States as well as on international stages.

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Villa Joseph Marie High School
1180 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966

www.vjmhs.org/summer
215-357-8810

Villa Joseph Marie offers a variety of enriching camp experiences for girls in grades 5-12 through its [email protected] program. Highlights include:

  • Villa’s flagship summer camp, The EDGE, a two-week preparatory program for students applying to Catholic/private high schools, focusing on HSPT preparation, resume writing, and interview skills.
  • CRAM (Critical Reading And Math), for high school students looking to sharpen critical reading and math skills often overlooked or under-taught in the classroom.
  • GOAL (Go Out And Lead), the ideal camp for younger students (grades 5-7), featuring activities that enhance a student’s natural leadership skills.
  • Arts camps, such as Portfolio-Building for Young Artists (grades 6-9, 10-12), a two-week drawing and painting portfolio program, and Creative Arts & You (grades 7-9), a one-week camp that engages students in fun, Pinterest-type projects, including tie-dye, collaging, jewelry-making, and more.
  • Fairy Tale Mock Trial: The Bear Family vs. Goldilocks, a week-long program that gives campers in grades 7-9 an opportunity to learn effective trial advocacy techniques, improve public speaking skills, boost self-confidence and persuasive powers—while making friends and having fun!

There’s something to meet every girl’s interests. Visit www.vjmhs.org/summer or contact Bailey Gorman at [email protected] or 215-357-8810, ext. 209.

Cambria Stables

Cambria Stables
1700 Yardley-Newtown Road, Yardley, PA 19067

cambriastables.com
(215) 801-3024

Treat your child to a great summer and send them to horse camp at Cambria Stables! Sitting on a historical 109 acre farm, your child will spend a fun filled day riding and learning all about horses. Each day is jam packed with riding, hands on activities, arts and crafts, games and more! We have pizza Friday’s and a fun show for parents to watch at the end of the week! This is a wonderful camp for any horse loving kid! Sessions running June-August, Monday-Friday. Ages 6-13, half day options for younger kids. Beginner riders welcome!

Camp RAD

130 Davisville Road, Warminster, PA 18974
At VE Club

CampRAD.net
215-572-0469

Think Fun. Think Summer. Think Camp RAD.

Camp RAD is a 10-week traditional summer day camp full of activities including swimming, basketball, newcomb, hockey, gaga, swimming lessons, soccer, karate, capture the flag, dodge ball, t-ball, storytelling, music, arts and crafts. We will be offering weekly entertainment and events including animals, magicians, puppets, water fun day, talent show and science workshops.

Camp RAD will run from June 11th to August 17th. Camp runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm daily and we offer early and late care 7:30am to 6:00pm.

NEW CAMPER OPEN HOUSE DATES:

February 4th @10am          February 17th @10am

March 3rd @10am               March 25th @10am

April 7th @10am                  April 22nd @10am

Daily Option: Pick any day of the week per week

Weekly Option: Pick any week, 1 to 10

Payment Plans: Customized plans available

Referral Program: Receive credits for referring campers: $50 to $200 per family

Contact Kelly Degorski at 215-572-0469 or email her at [email protected] Visit our website at www.CampRAD.net for more information.

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Breezy Point Day Camp

1126 Bridgetown Pike Langhorne, PA 19053
breezypoints.com
215-752-1987

Celebrating 63 years of camping this summer. Breezy Point Day Camp is the “Best of Nature and Nurture ~ Year- Round! This camp is not just about Bugs, Dirt and Water, but with a new pool and six amazing creative play areas there are plenty of all three. Breezy Point is where friends, fun and outdoor learning combine to build character in our campers ages 2-14. Kids enjoy the Petting Zoo, Crafts, Nature, Sports and Drama plus, our very successful Learn to Swim programs.

Breezy Point provides flexibility for parents; who can choose any 4, 6, or 8 weeks with their own transportation and any hours between 7AM and 6PM. Summer Camp runs for 8 weeks from Monday, June 26 to Friday, August 18. There is also a half day option for younger campers. Breezy Point has an 85% return rate for our Head Counselors many of whom are educators and specialists in their field.

Visit Breezy Point’s fun family Open House on Sunday April 30, 2017, 1-3 PM OR Call 215-752-1987 to visit any time with “Uncle Bill” the program director.  Summer camp begins Monday, June 25th, 2018. Open House dates are Sunday, March 18th and Sunday, April 29th from 1-3 PM.

Visit our website, breezypoints.com.

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Camp Curiosity

4425 Landisville Road Doylestown, PA 18902
campcuriosity.com
215-348-7221

Camp Curiosity: Camp | School | Farm is located on a 55 acre farm in Doylestown, PA. We offer programs for ages starting 1 year to adult.  Programs include: Summer Camps, Clinics, Preschool, Child Care, Tennis, Lifeguarding, Pickleball, Archery, Mini Golf, Ropes Course, Boating, Kayaking, Fishing and More.

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George School Day Camp (GSDC)

1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd,  Newtown, PA
gsdaycamp.org 
215-579-6500

George School Day Camp (GSDC) focuses on age-appropriate games and activities to promote friendship and fun. Children practice skills–like working with others, waiting their turn, and handling success, failure, and frustration–in an environment where they are encouraged by a supportive and loving staff. Located on the beautiful 240-acre George School campus, GSDC campers, ages 4 to 13, have access to athletic fields, tennis courts, a state-of-art fitness and athletics center, and so much more. For more information visit www.gsdaycamp.org or call Beau Byrtus, Camp Director 215-579-6679.

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Hunterdon County YMCA Summer Day Camps

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

hcymca.org
908-782-1030

The “best summer ever” is right around the corner and the Hunterdon County YMCA is offering day camp to make sure kids and teens are adventurous, active and healthy this summer. YMCA camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime. HCYMCA Camp Carr was voted the 2017 Best Camp in the County by Hunterdon Happening.

The HCYMCA offers a variety of camp options. A traditional camp experience is found at Camp Carr in Clinton Township and South Camp at South Hunterdon High School in Lambertville, while Sports Camp is held at the Deer Path Branch in Flemington. There are also over 20 specialty camp options, including travel camp, horseback riding, Mad Science, Bricks 4 Kidz (Lego), Nerf, Ninja Warrior, Super Hero, Artful Discover, ballet, tennis, flag football, extreme sports, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, and more. New for 2018 are Nature Camps including Farming & Gardening, Fishing, and Environmental Survival. With this many options, parents can find the ideal camp for each child.

Summer is the ideal time for kids to get up, get out and explore. But, for some kids summer means no access to recreational and educational activities to help them learn, grow and thrive during out-of-school time. As a result, they can experience learning loss and gain weight twice as fast as during the school year. Attending YMCA summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for kids to keep their minds and bodies active.

A leading nonprofit committed to nurturing the potential of youth, the Y has been a leader in providing summer camp for over 131 years. The HCYMCA continues to give youth an enriching, safe experience with caring staff who model positive values that help build character.

To learn more about HCYMCA day camp, call 908-782-1030 or visit www.hcymca.org. Registration can be completed at either the Deer Path Branch, 144 W. Woodschurch Rd. in Flemington or the Round Valley Branch, 1410 Rt. 22 West in Annandale.

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