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Summer Activities

Updated 2020

Brandywine Red Clay Alliance: Various nature camps and environmental education. For more information,  visit or call, 610-793-1090.


Camp Cadet of Chester County: For ages 11-13. Students will participate in law enforcement activities. For more information, visit


Chester County Art Association: Various art programs for students in grades K-12. For more information, visit


EmpowHER: Two week summer program for girls 6th-8th grade. The program works to help girls manage stress, have healthy relationships, and manage social media. For more information, call 265-405-6375.


Girls Take Charge: Girls summer leadership Academy. For more information, visit or contact, or call 484-880-1458.


Global Scholar ProgramGlobal Scholar is an international relations intensive program that builds the knowledge and skills high school students need to make social change on a local and global scale. Through hands-on learning and meetings with leading policy experts, Global Scholar empowers young and emerging leaders to become change makers on their campuses and in their communities. For more information, visit


Longwood Gardens Summer Camp Programs: Longwood Gardens offers a variety of summer camp programs for students interested in gardening, photography, nature, and environmental preservation. To learn more information, visit this link Longwood Gardens also offers a teen volunteering program. To be eligible to participate, students must be entering 9th grade. 


Pennsylvania Theatre Institute: Summer Programs for students ages 8-14. For more information, visit


Spark the Wave - Service Leadership InstituteWave Week is a six-day intensive service-leadership institute offered at Villanova University. At Wave Week, middle school and high school students from across the country come together to advance their skills in project planning, communication, group dynamics, creativity, decision-making, and so much more.  For more information, visit


STEM Innovation: Career Exploration and Skill Development for Area Youth. Available camps include: Healthcare Connect Academies, Tech and Engineering Academies, and GETT - Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology. For more information, visit


TCHS Summer Career Academies & Culinary Camp: TCHS offers a variety of summer programs for students entering 6th grade through students entering 9th grade. For more information, visit


Temple University: Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs: Offered in West Chester and Exton for 6th-8th graders. If interested in more information, call 1-800-570-8936


The Experimentory at Deerfield Academy: Camps for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. For more information, visit


Young Writers and Readers Camp: Offered at West Chester University. For more information, visit