Summer camps are a necessity for many families. If both parents work, the kids need to be cared for over the summer. Yet, many families are feeling pinched right now, so we have had a lot of requests for help in finding inexpensive summer camps. We’ve put together a list of camps in the Philadelphia region that are less than $300 per week. There is more information available on all of these camps at ActivityHero.
The City of Philadelphia runs many affordable programs out of many community centers and surrounding municipalities and townships often have affordable camps, alhtough these are often part-day. Local YMCA’s often offer programs that are affordable and have hours that accommodate working parents.
The Actors Center provides one of the best and most successful Young Acting Camps in the nation – sign up for the full 6 weeks and it’s just $300/week
BETTERBALL! Basketball & Sports Camps Empowering kids to play BETTER in sports and life! Betterball balances summer fun with a dose of structure that kids need to avoid boredom. The programs feature fundamental & advanced instruction, fun games & competition, daily sportsmanship lessons and guest speakers. Optional daily free swim and lunch available. $250/week
Yoga Summer Camp The perfect antidote to a busy year is a week of mindfulness with the Beanie Yogini Kids Yoga Studio! They keep it kid-friendly and fun, using yoga poses to move through a story, creative arts and crafts and lots of time outside in nature. Only $205/week, siblings $175
Delaware County Christian School is hosting a number of great programs at their beautiful locations in Devon (K-5th Grade) and Newtown Square (6th-8th Grade). Campers engage with a great balance of camp time, field trips and service opportunities. U-Pick-it Specials include archery, swimming, nature studies, photography, arts and crafts, cooking and high and low ropes courses! Only $235/week until June 1rst.
Updated: May 13, 2015
For a list of camp discounts, go to ActivityHero