Author Archives: ActivityHero

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I am blogging on all things summer camp.

Philadelphia Area Camp Fairs!

You may not have figured out your vacation schedule for next summer yet, but it’s time to start researching summer camps! Of course you’ll do lots of research online, but Camp Fairs are a great opportunity to meet Camp Directors … Continue reading

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Holiday and Schools-Out Day Camps

If you’re looking for a fun camp for your kids on days school is out, but you’re at work, you’re in luck! There are some great choices for those one-day holidays and also the longer breaks. Many school districts are … Continue reading

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Acting Summer Camp from The Actors Center

TV and movies are entertaining and can be educational, but if your family has a budding actor, it’s even more enthralling.  We asked The Actor’s Center, in Philadelphia, to tell us about their acting summer camp. How would I know … Continue reading

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Win a free week of summer camp!

You can be the lucky winner of a free week of summer camp.  There are many camps on ActivityHero to choose from — including Lavner Camps, Drama Kids, and more! Enter by March 31 for your chance to win – … Continue reading

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Plan a Great Summer of Soccer!

Soccer camps are wildly popular all throughout the United States, and there are plenty of ways for kids to jump in and hone their skills both near home and overnight at a destination camp. Summer is a great time to … Continue reading

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Summer 2014 – what’s new at camp?

In 2014, we see lots of camp traditions continue, as well as camps adding new programs such as Minecraft camp. On the cutting edge, Lavner Camps has added Minecraft “3D Innovation & Design”, cricket, and other new camps, while keeping … Continue reading

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Keep your kids dancing through the summer!

Whether or not your child’s dance classes continue through the summer, it’s a great opportunity to give your dancer some extra studio time! Wissahickon Dance Academy has something for dancers at all levels: half-day camps for dancers age 4-9 year … Continue reading

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Summer 2013: Affordable summer camps

This year, some camp prices have gone up by $10 per week, but we still find a lot of options for inexpensive summer camps around $250 per week (full day).  You can also search for camps by age, date and … Continue reading

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Computer and digital media camps for Gen Z

Kids are ever more tech savvy and able to quickly learn tech skills.  Not only can they find and download an iPhone app in 10 seconds, but now they can learn create an iPhone or Android app by attending a … Continue reading

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It’s a new month, which means a new chance to win a free week of camp! This month’s giveaway is Camp Invention: enhance your child’s education through fun, hands-on activities! The nationally-acclaimed program inspires creative, inventive thinking and allows children … Continue reading

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