Sunshine, fresh air and more time to play! There’s so much for kids to love about summer in Bucks County. And while having some time to just relax is great, there is also tremendous value in planning some scheduled programming for your kiddos to enjoy this summer. It not only stimulates their minds, but helps keep them social and active in a positive and productive way. (Not to mention, you might need the childcare!)

Fortunately, Bucks County has plenty of opportunities for kids. Please enjoy our 2019 Camp Guide, you are certain to find the perfect summer plans for your “littles.”

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

www.britishswimschool.com

(215) 422-3338

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.

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 150+ popular day camps at Bucks County Community College, all of which have an educational component.

NEW camps include:

Down with Descendants | Craft it with Wood | Outside the Box | Crystal Kids Camp | Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game | Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive Storytelling | eSports Apprentice – YouTube© Streamers and Gamers | 3D Game Labs with Unity | Adventures in Augmented Reality! | Digital Filmmaking | Kindergarten Readiness | Custom Painted Signs | Writing Young Adult Fiction | Innovative Leadership | Leadership in Action | Planting Seeds: Art, Science & the Environment

2019 camps run June 17 – Aug 9,  Monday through Friday from 9am to 3:30pm at our campuses in Newtown & Bristol.

Open House: Saturday, February 23, 10 am – noon, at our Newtown Campus (Gallagher Room – Rollins Center) Snow date: March 9.

An early bird 10% discount is available with registrations paid in full by April 5, 2019. Scholarships are available with an application deadline of March 22, 2019.

Registration information is accessible at www.bucks.edu/kidsoncampus.

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 16th. 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.

New camps this year are Broadway Theater, Marvel Madness, Minecraft, Cardboard Creations, Krazy K’nex, Slime Mania, Broadcasting, Techno Kids & more!

Camp @ The Dance Academy

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

The Dance Academy offers a variety of different summer week-long camps in the Bucks County area that combine technique, inspire creativity and entertain campers. Their summer camps focus on children by providing them with training in all areas of dance. Dancers experience the joy of music, creative movement, and self-expression while developing self-confidence and discover their passion for dance in a safe and nurturing environment.

For more information about their summer camps, please visit https://thedanceacademybuckscounty.com/classes-programs/summer-dance-camps/.

For over 30 years, The Dance Academy in Holland, PA has been offering professional dance training with a personal touch, instilling the love of dance to students. Under the creative direction of Miss Donnajean Kline (BFA in Dance, Temple University) and staffed by a group of highly-trained instructors, The Dance Academy has acquired countless awards and accolades each year at local, national, and international competitions. Visit The Dance Academy at www.thedanceacademybuckscounty.com.

George School Day Camp (GSDC)

1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd,  Newtown, PA
gsdaycamp.org 
215-579-6689

A day at George School Day Camp might be spent on the high ropes course, learning archery, swimming, or riding horses. Campers make the most of their 240 acre campus. They offer delicious lunch choices and are peanut and tree nut free. Choose whatever weeks work for you—they do not need to run consecutively. Camp runs Monday, June 24 to Friday, August 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Before and after care available. Ask about our other camp options. Come find out what makes George School Day Camp the Best Day Camp in Bucks County three years in a row!

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

Registration for Hunterdon County YMCA Summer Day Camps has started. This year, some new and exciting programs will be offered in addition to the popular traditional camp options. YMCA camps offer youth, ages 4 – 13, fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests, and create memories that last a lifetime.

Because each child is unique, the HCY offers a variety of camp experiences. Traditional camp is held at both Camp Carr in Clinton Township and South Camp at South Hunterdon High School in Lambertville. Sports Camp is held at the Deer Path Branch in Flemington and Pre-Kamp for Preschoolers is held at the Round Valley Branch in Annandale. There are also many specialty camp options, including Travel Camp, Horseback Riding, Mad Science, Bricks 4 Kidz (Lego), Baseball, Dance, Flag Football, Extreme Sports, Soccer, and Lacrosse, plus Nature, NERF , Super Hero, Wizarding Academy, Archery Tag, and Ninja Warrior Camp.

A Counselor in Training Program is available for children ages 13 – 14 at Camp Carr, Sports Camp and South Camp. This program gives youth the opportunity to learn leadership skills, share what they have learned, and be a role model for younger campers.

Parents can save money by registering now for Y Summer Camps and take advantage of special spring pricing. All camp fees will increase on May 1. This year there is also special pricing for siblings. To ensure that all youth have the chance to experience camp, the Hunterdon County YMCA offers financial assistance to those in need.

Gone Paintin’

14 Commerce Street, Flemington, NJ

www.gonepaintin.com

(908) 200-7809

Give your children a summer camp experience like no other at Gone Paintin’.
They offer small camps of no more than 10 campers per week.
Each camper will create the following each week: Canvas painting, ceramics, glass fusing, clay hand building and wood pallets/wood door hangers. Gone Paintin’ offers one themed snack, one themed movie and one slime each week as well as games and other arts and crafts. They also do two community service projects that benefit our community directly…Empty Bowls and Believe Big Mugs. Camps run Monday – Friday from 9 a.m to 12 noon.  Every Friday they have an art show at Noon to display all of the great projects that your children worked so hard on all week.  The kids absolutely love the anticipation of the art show.  The friendships formed from Monday to Friday in the small groups are awesome. Pack a snack and a drink for your child of age 6 or older, pick their favorite themed week(s) for the summer of 2019 on the calendar at www.gonepaintin.com,  and let them unplug, relax and create. Camp cost is $175 per child per week.  10% Sibling discount is offered.  Sign up by April 1 and save 10%!

Stock Up On Summer Essentials

Basil Bandwagon

Clinton – 38 Old Hwy 22

(908) 735-3822

Flemington – 276 US Hwy 202/31

(908) 788-5737

Lambertville – Opening Spring 2019

Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 7 days a week

www.basilbandwagon.com

Stop by your local Basil Bandwagon Natural Market to get all of your summer camp necessities! We 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. Our 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 our mineral-based sunscreen and our safe and effective bug repellent, or just find that out-of-this-world camp snack. And, if you just can’t decide what to get your camp counselor – consider a Basil Bandwagon Gift Card – they make great gifts for everyone!

Summer Camp Essentials Bag: $130

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