We have partnered with the top Summer Camps in Pittsburgh to provide you the 2017 Pittsburgh Moms Blog Summer Camp Guide! Below you will find details on summer camps happening around Pittsburgh and how to get your children registered for a summer full of fun.
Carnegie Science Center offers half-day and full-day camps. Girls and boys, ages 4-14, will solve mysteries, learn video game design, create chemical concoctions, experience digital fabrications and program robots – just to name a few. Campers discover the cosmos, explore the rivers, experience 3D printing and laser cutting, solve puzzles and more!
Investigate careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Campers will step into the shoes of video game creators, astronomers, scientists, and robotic engineers. Learn about labs, visit an escape room, explore nature, concoct crazy chemistry, or learn the coding and creation of robots. Even explore “maker” technologies and game design.
Dates: June – August
Great fun, good food and life long friends. Outstanding intro program for first time campers. Overnight camping at it’s best since 1959! Beautiful lakefront setting with a talented staff and wide range of activities. Sailing, horseback riding, drama, mountain bikes, much more! Boys and girls ages 6 – 16 choose their own schedule within general framework. Separate daily activities with planned coed events.
The 1:4 staff/camper ratio allows individual instruction and attention. 2, 4, 6 and 8 week sessions with special one week intro program for ages 6-9. Most of all it’s a great time!
Selected as a “Top Ten Camp in the USA” by EarlyChildhoodEducation.com ’50 Amazing Camps in the USA’
Chosen as Ohio’s “Coolest Camp” by Philly.com ‘Coolest camps in each of the 50 states’
Program Excellence Award presented to Falcon Camp by American Camp Association Ohio
Dates: June 18-August 12 in 2,4,6,8 week sessions.
Snapology offers FUN (and shhh, educational) camps for children ages 4-14. Explore robotics, coding, video game design & animation or enjoy your favorite themes while you learn about engineering, science and physics. We offer awesome topics like animals, space, minecraft, star wars, superheroes and much, much more. Don’t miss out.
Dates: June 12 – August 25; 1,4 and 5-Day Camps
Ages: 4 & Up
Blue Ribbon Farms, Inc. is a beautiful farm located just 10 minutes from the Pittsburgh airport area.
Imagine your child bottle feeding a new born calf, riding a pony, holding a bunny or how about feeding and caring for lambs, goats, chicks or baby pigs. Or learning to cultivate an expansive garden. Let your child be entertained, educated and amazed by the everyday wonders of the farm. They will learn how fruits and vegetables are grown. Collecting eggs and preparing dishes made from foods grown on the farm. It is an experience your child will never forget.
Dates: June 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 | July 11-13, 18-20 |
August 1-3, 8-10, 15-17
Camp Spirit of the Game is Pittsburgh Ultimate’s summer camp for boys and girls ages 7-14. Camp Spirit uses the fast-moving game of ultimate frisbee as a way to teach 5 core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Enthusiasm, and Dedication. Your child will make friends, develop athletically, learn life values– all while having a blast! Choose from 6 weeks of camp this summer. Registration also includes a complimentary shirt and disc for each camper, daily swimming pool access and convenient transportation options from the city and south hills.
Dates: June 19-23, 26-30 | July 10-14, 17-21, 24-28 | July 31-August 4
WPMS Camp is available to children ages 2-6 years old Monday-Friday. Toddlers may choose AM Half day 8-11:30 am or Full Day 8 am-5:30 pm. Preschool age children (3 yrs old and Fully Potty Trained) will have a choice of Half Day AM 8 am-11:30 or PM 12:30-4. Full Day is also available from 8 am-5:30 pm. Children will learn facts around theme based units of study and will enjoy circle time, stories, music, science, art, and other weekly surprises. There will also be opportunities for fun and creativity with outdoor activities including gardening, nature walks, organized yard games, free play, and, of course, a weekly sprinkler day. Visit our website at wpms.edu under Camp!
Dates: June 12 – August 18
Phipps Camps are a place where curious-minded children discover and appreciate their innate connection with nature. Your child will enjoy physical activities, creative natural art activities, activities that spark their interest in preserving the natural world and understanding why that is important in their own lives, and learn about gardening and plants in a fun and engaging atmosphere that feels safe, happy and comfortable.
Dates: June 12 – August 25
Middle and High School students can participate in a one-week summer camp like no other – one that submerses them in bioengineering and regenerative medicine. We utilize regenerative aspects of the natural world – such as starfish repairing injured arms and reptiles regrowing severed tails- to explore how these traits can be translated to human medicine and treatment. The camp is designed to not only expose students to science, but to show them that STEM can be fun, exciting and something that they could pursue as a career.
Dates: Middle School July 10-14 | High School July 17-21 |
High School July 24-28 | Middle & High School July 31-August 4
Ages: Students entering Grades 6-12
Educationally sound programming promoting self-confidence, drama, science, arts, math, and physical education.
ACADEMIC STE(A)M/ARTS CAMPS
Penn State Beaver is proud to offer youth camps that embrace STE(A)M in a fun and educational way through the incorporation of: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.
For years, Penn State Beaver has hosted thousands of children who learn about teamwork, competition, fitness and gain/improve technical sports skills and self-confidence from Penn State Beaver’s athletes.
Dates: June 19 – August 7
Act, Sing & Dance with KSMT this summer in our high energy & fun summer camps! Camps include “Summer Musical Theater” featuring a full production of “Willy Wonka, Jr”, “ShowBiz Kidz” performing troupe, “Conservatory Camp”, and Private Lesson Intensives. This will be a summer to remember at KSMT!
Camps at Sunburst are weeklong extravaganzas of music and art with each camp exploring a different theme, artist, time period or project. This year our campers will create a hamilton-esque hip hop rock opera, start a DIY punk tour and write and record an album! Sign up here or call (412) 475-8280.
Dates & Ages:
April 10-14: Queens of Pop: Knowles, Gaga & Swift – The Trifecta
June 19-23: Night at the Hip-Rock Opera: Vol II
June 26-30: Warped Summer: Punk Rock Extravaganza
August 7-11: Camp Studio: Let’s Make an Album!
Katie’s Clay Studio ART Camp offers a variety of creative and fun camps, mini camps, and one-day workshops for ages 5 to 15. Clay camps and mixed media theme camps offer a wide variety of projects in pottery wheel, clay sculpting, glass fusion, mosaics, canvas painting and tie dye. Campers will have a blast, leave with awesome projects, and receive lots of individual instruction in our limited size camps.
Mention this Ad and get $5.00 off a full day camp! Visit our website for our full schedule and complete information booklet.
Dates: June 9 – August 25
“With so many locations and programs to choose from, your child is guaranteed to have the BEST. SUMMER. EVER.
Summertime at the Y focuses on three key drivers of impact that inspire healthy youth development journeys: achievement, relationships and belonging. Give your child their BEST. SUMMER. EVER. Find a YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh summer camp near you at ycamps.org.”
Dates: June 5 – September 1
Ages: All Ages
Shekinah Ranch Camp a faith-based camp that seeks to allow kids to explore and learn through the primary avenue of horses, but including sports and the wide variety of activities at our camp such as zip line, rock wall, swimming pool, go karts, paintball, creek-walking, and many more. We have 3 camp programs. Day camp which is 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday for ages 5- 8 all summer long. Next is Overnight Camp for ages 9-16 from Sunday to Friday and lastly, Discipleship Program which is 3 week long overnight terms with intense horse training and care for ages 13-17 (Girls Only). Find the camp that best fits your child and we promise to give them a time you wont stop hearing about for the rest of the summer!
Overnight Camp/All Girls Horse Crazy: June 18-23, 25-30, July 30-August 4
Sports Camp: July 9-14
All Around Cowboy Camp: July 23-28
Our teachers develop a fun curriculum that uses surrounding communities and special visitors as an extension of the camp. With the use of technology integrated throughout the programs, children can explore nature, experiment with science, and engage in the creative arts, all while learning about the world around them. We offer:
- Field trips, special guests, daily fitness activities, and action-packed days in rich, engaging spaces
- Flexible schedules; full- and part-time options available and you can choose your weeks
- Policies and procedures implemented to maintain a safe and secure environment for children
Dates: June 12 – August 18
Ages: School Age