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					Summer Programs
& Camps 2011
For School-Age Children




                      PENN STATE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
     A message to you from                                                                                             Penn State Programs & Camps
the Office of Human Resources
                                                                                                         Global Adventure
                                                                                                         6 WEEkS TO 11 yEARS
                                                                                                         Morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack served daily. Children will participate in a wide variety of activities
                                                                                                         including: creative crafts (space, nature, jungle, underwater, etc.), recycling projects, fun with pets, gardening
                                                                                                         experiences, and many more outdoor activities including swimming twice a week for school age camp.

                                                                                                         •	 Two snacks, lunch provided
                                                                                                         •	 Daily field trips for school age children
                                                                                                         •	 12 weeks including themes involving animals, sports, science, and art

                                                                                                         CONTACT:                                  TIME & DATE:                              CAPACITy:
While summer break is a time for rest and relaxation, it’s also a time to explore new worlds and         Linda Reichert                            June 10-September 3                       208
opportunities. From sports to music to science, an active summer should be part of any child’s           (814) 861-4391                            7:00AM-6:00PM
overall summer wellness plan.                                                                            www.cclc.com\FamilyConnection
                                                                                                                                                   FEES:
Penn State’s Office of Human Resources is proud to present this compilation of summer programs.          LOCATION:                                 $195 per week: K-5th Grade
Inside you’ll find a diverse variety of summer activities located in or around the Centre Region.        Daybridge Child Development               Activity Fee for School Age:
No matter what his or her interest, your child is bound to find an activity that will provide fun this   Center at Penn State                      $110 (1-6 Weeks)
summer and memories for life.                                                                            301 Innovation Blvd.                      $200 (7-12 Weeks)
                                                                                                         State College, PA 16803
We hope you find this guide useful!

                                                                                                         College of Information Sciences & Technology
                                                                                                         Tech Savvy Camp for Girls
                                                                                                         RISINg 6TH, 7TH, AND 8TH gRADE gIRLS
                                                                                                         The purpose of Tech Savvy Camp for Girls is to introduce middle school students to the field of information
                                                                                                         technology. The goal is to provide a no-cost, safe and stimulating environment for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls
                                                                                                         as they explore and enhance their skills without the pressure of grades and rivalry of boys. Embracing a hands-on
                                                                                                         learning approach, the girls can apply their skills and their creativity towards a specific project. And similar to actual
                                                                                                         workplaces in the field of information technology, the girls will learn to work effectively in teams. Lunch will not be
                                                                                                         provided so the camper will need to bring a bagged lunch and drink each day. An afternoon snack will be provided.

                                                                                                         CONTACT:                                                      TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                         Jan Mahar and Sherry Walk                                     June 13-17
                                                                                                         (814) 863-7548; (814) 863-9088                                10:00AM-4:00PM
                                                                                                         www.ist.psu.edu/summercamp
                                                                                                                                                                       FEES: FREE
                                                                                                         LOCATION:
                                                                                                         Information Sciences & Technology Building,                   CAPACITy: 75
                                                                                                         University Park, PA 16802
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                        SUMMER                                                                                       College of Architecture &
                      ART CAMPS                                                                                      Landscape Architecture
                        FOR KIDS                                                                                     Summer Camp
                                                                                                                     STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADE 9-jUST gRADUATED SENIOR
                                                                                                                     This Penn State summer camp offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in
                                                                                                                     architecture and landscape architecture and see firsthand the kinds of activities
                                                                                                                     that take place in a university’s professional design programs. Participants in this
                                                                                                                     summer camp will have the opportunity to:
Center for Arts & Crafts                                                                                             •	 Use the facilities of the Penn State School of Architecture and Landscape
                                                                                                                         Architecture.
5 TO 14 yEARS                                                                                                                                                                                               Penn State Academic
                                                                                                                     •	 Be mentored by faculty, alumni, and experienced undergraduate and                   youth Programs
One of the highlights of our year is Summer! We offer a wide variety of specialized art camps designed                   graduate students.
to stimulate the imagination and attract the individual interests of children ages 5 to 14. Every year new                                                                                                  Contact: Chriss Schultz,
                                                                                                                     •	 Try your hand at computer drafting and design.
and exciting art camp projects are designed by Penn State art education and art majors who work as camp              •	 Take part in hands-on building and model-making activities.                         Academic Youth Program
instructors and CFAC staff.                                                                                          •	 Tour the unique architecture and landscape architecture of the Penn State           Coordinator
                                                                                                                         campus and take a field trip to Fallingwater-the famous house designed by          (814) 863-5100 or
This synergetic teaming benefits both campers and art instructors by exposing our campers to a vibrant,                  Frank Lloyd Wright.                                                                1-800-PSU-Today
innovative arts and crafts curriculum while at the same time giving our instructors valuable teaching                                                                                                       www.PennStateYouth.org
experiences. Outdoor play and field trips to various on-campus locations enhance the camp experience.                CONTACT:                                    TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                                     John Farris                                 July 17-21 (camp #1)
Mixed media, painting and drawing, printmaking, nature, music and fantasy, cultural art, papermaking,                (814) 863-5100                              July 24-28 (camp #2)
wheel-thrown pottery, and photography are just some of the varied art camps offered every summer.                    www.outreach.psu.edu/programs/
                                                                                                                     architecture                                FEES:
This is an outreach program of Penn State Student Activities, the College of Arts & Architecture, and Outreach                                                   $945
at University Park.
                                                                                                                     LOCATION:
                                                                                                                     Penn State University Park Campus           CAPACITy: 56

CONTACT:                                                     FEES:
Stephanie Gush or Mandi Gatto
seg130@psu.edu or mcp155@psu.edu
                                                             $175 - Half-day participant
                                                             $350 - Full-day participant
                                                                                                                     Summer Study Programs
(814) 865-9278                                                                                                       13 TO 18 yEARS (gRADES 8 - 12)
www.studentaffairs.psu.edu/hub/craftcenter                   REgISTRATION:                                           Summer Study Programs offer high school and middle school students the
                                                                                                                     “rare” opportunity to experience college life in a controlled and supervised
                                                             REGISTER ONLINE AT:
LOCATION:                                                                                                            environment. Students choose from a wide variety of college credit and
                                                             www.studentaffairs.psu.edu/hub/craftcenter
                                                                                                                     enrichment classes, live in the Penn State dormitories, and enjoy the benefits of
Penn State University                                        Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-      planned afternoon activities (sports clinics, recreational games, music, theater)
003 Ritenour Building (beginning June 2010)                  served basis until allocated places in each camp are    and evening activities (movies, concerts, dance clubs, theater productions). Our
University Park, PA 16802                                    filled. Parents are encouraged to register early to     programs at Penn State University range from 2 weeks to 6 1/2 weeks in length.
                                                             ensure their child(ren)’s placement in the camp(s) of   Enjoy the best summer ever at one of our outstanding programs offering “The
TIME & DATE:                                                 their choice.                                           Total Precollege Experience.”
Camps are 2 weeks long.
Session 1: June 20-July 1                                    For more information call (814) 865-9278.               CONTACT:                                    TIME & DATE:
Session 2: July 5-15 (begins on Tuesday)                                                                             Bill Cooperman                              Late June through mid-August
Session 3: July 18-July 29                                   CAPACITy:                                               (800) 666-2556 or (631) 424-1000            Residential program on PSU Main
                                                             Instructor to student ratio 1:8                         www.SummerStudy.com                         Campus
Half-day programs: 9:00AM-12:00PM
                   or 1:00PM-4:00PM                                                                                  LOCATION:                                   FEES:
Full-day programs: 9:00AM-4:00PM                                                                                     900 Walt Whitman Road                       Varies depending on the program
                                                                                                                     Melville, NY 11747                          length
(If enrolled in FULL-DAY, lunch is supervised.
Campers should bring snacks, drinks, and lunch.)                                                                                                                 CAPACITy: 500-600 students
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                           College of Communications                                                               High School Music Camp
                           Summer Institutes                                                                       (Day and Resident Camp)
                           STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADE 9-12 IN THE FALL                                                STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 9 THROUgH jUST gRADUATED
                           Study and train with the finest professionals and learn from the pros!                  The Penn State Summer Music Camp offers you a unique opportunity to:
                           Film Camp: Offers you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in film and           •	 Participate in large-ensemble rehearsals and performances, master
                           video production. Work with other high school students in small teams to produce           classes, chamber music, combos, and a variety of academic classes.
                           short videos, including writing screenplays, directing, acting, filming, and editing.   •	 Learn from the talented Penn State faculty and guest artists.
                           Learn the basic techniques necessary to bring your creative vision to the screen.       •	 Meet other outstanding student musicians from around the country.
                           journalism Camp: Penn State’s Journalism faculty has professional experience as         •	 Have opportunities for public solo and small ensemble performances.
                           reporters, producers, photographers, and editors. As a Journalism Camp participant;     •	 Live in University Residence halls and attend classes in Penn State’s
Penn State Academic        you will                                                                                   Prestigious School of Music.                                              Penn State Academic
youth Programs             •	 Write stories for print or election media,                                                                                                                        youth Programs
Contact: Chriss Schultz,   •	 Use digital or video cameras to create a photo-essay or broadcast,                   Choose one or two of your favorite areas:                                    Contact: Chriss Schultz,
Academic Youth Program     •	 Learn from Penn State faculty who have served in every role in the field of          •	 Concert band                                                              Academic Youth Program
Coordinator                    journalism,                                                                         •	 Concert choir                                                             Coordinator
(814) 863-5100 or          •	 Choose from three areas of interest for specialized training; Multi-media/           •	 Orchestra                                                                 (814) 863-5100 or
1-800-PSU-Today                photojournalism, Sports Journalism and Television News,                             •	 Jazz Band                                                                 1-800-PSU-Today
www.PennStateYouth.org     •	 Attend a baseball game of the State College Spikes (Class A affiliate of the         •	 Piano - requires faculty accepted audition recording for final            www.PennStateYouth.org
                               Pittsburgh Pirates),                                                                   admission to camp
                           •	 Experience campus life at Penn State!
                                                                                                                   All campers are expected to perform in Saturday’s final concerts. Students
                           CONTACT:                                       TIME & DATE:                             whose schedule would require that they leave campus prior to the final
                           Cindy Stearns                                  July 10-14                               concerts should not apply.
                           (814) 863-5100
                           www.outreach.psu.edu/                          FEES:                                    CONTACT:                                        TIME & DATE:
                           communicationsinstitutes/                      TBA - Film Camp                          Chriss Schultz                                  July 17-23
                                                                          TBA - Journalism Camp                    (814) 863-5100 or 1-800-PSU-TODAY
                           LOCATION:                                                                               (778-8632)                                      FEES:
                           Penn State University Park Campus              CAPACITy: 24                             www.outreach.psu.edu/proga/                     $699 - Resident
                                                                                                                   musiccamps                                      $499 - Commuter

                           Penn State Weather Camp                                                                 LOCATION:
                                                                                                                   Penn State University Park Campus
                           STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 8-12
                           You will have the opportunity to:
                           •	 Explore the underlying principles for understanding meteorology.
                           •	 Learn how to use scientific methods while exploring various aspects of the
                              atmosphere.
                           •	 Acquire valuable knowledge of the present, past, and future states of the
                              atmosphere.
                           •	 Make isopleths surface weather maps, watch the release of a weather balloon,
                              and examine the returning data.
                           •	 Watch a live broadcast and take a video copy home to share with your family,
                              friends, fellow science students, and teachers.
                           CONTACT:                                   TIME & DATE:
                           Chriss Schultz                             June 19-24 (grades 8-10)
                           (814) 863-5100                             June 26-July 1 (Advanced camp for
                           PennStateYouth.org/weather                 11th and 12th graders)

                           LOCATION:                                  FEES: $799
                           Penn State University Park Campus
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                         Penn State Academic youth Programs                                                             Cheerleading & Dance Camps
                         Contact: Chriss Schultz, Academic Youth                                                        STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADE 6-12
                         Program Coordinator
                                                                                                                        These camps offer individuals and teams instruction in proper skill
                         (814) 863-5100 or 1-800-PSU-Today                                                              development and technique.
                         www.PennStateYouth.org
                                                                                                                        CONTACT:                                TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                                        Katie Holsopple                         June 11-12
                                                                                                                        (814) 865-0561                          July 22-24
                                                                                                                        www.gopsusports.com/camps
                                                                                                                                                                FEES: TBA
Language Institute at Penn State                                                                                        LOCATION:
                                                                                                                        Penn State University Park Campus
STUDENTS AgES 15 AND OLDER
The language programs included in the institute are designed for individuals who want to develop proficiency in a
foreign or second language. These credit programs are of particular interest to high school students who want to
get a head start on their college language requirement and to students in professional programs such as business
administration, engineering, and agriculture, as well as to those interested in literature, linguistics, and language
acquisition theory.
                                                                                                                        Sports Camps
The interests of program participants determine areas of emphasis. Individuals proceed from descriptions of             STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 1-12
themselves to descriptions of the culture being studied. Students may register for 3 to 12 credits. Grades are based
                                                                                                                        Penn State has a Summer Sport Camp for you! Summer Sport Camps are available for youth in grades four
on tests, homework performance, class participation, and the oral-proficiency level attained at the end of the
                                                                                                                        through twelve. Penn State rolled out its first Summer Sport Camp, tennis, in 1969, netting 10 participants. Today
language course. Choose from:
                                                                                                                        Penn State hosts about 95 sport camps annually with more than 20,000 young athletes attending each summer.
•	French                 •	Latin                  •	Arabic                 •	Japanese               •	ESL               Penn State coaches and faculty provide instruction, feedback, and tips that can help you improve your athletic
•	German                 •	Spanish                •	Chinese                •	Russian                •	Italian           performance and develop the skills necessary for success in your chosen sport. The sport camps experience also
                                                                                                    •	Hebrew            gives you opportunity to interact with athletes who are your own age and have a similar level of experience.

CONTACT:                                                      TIME & DATE:                                              CONTACT:                                                      TIME & DATE:
Kathy Karchner and Jennifer O’Connor                          Summer 2011                                               Katie Holsopple                                               Visit our web site at:
(814) 863-5100 or (814) 863-5128                              Dates, days, and times vary with each language.           (814) 865-0561                                                www.gopsusports.com/camps
www.outreach.psu.edu/programs/                                                                                          www.gopsusports.com/camps
language-institute                                            FEES:                                                                                                                   FEES:
240outreach@outreach.psu.edu                                  Penn State Summer Tuition                                 LOCATION:                                                     Varies per camp
                                                                                                                        Penn State University Park Campus
LOCATION: Penn State University Park Campus                   CAPACITy: 25 per class



                                                                                                                        Cooks Like A Chef
                                                                                                                        11 TO 13 yEARS
                                                                                                                        •	   Find out about a variety of fruits and vegetable and how to prepare them.
                                                                                                                        •	   Explore the world of seasoning and spices during our taste workshops.
                                                                                                                        •	   Learn basic cooking techniques and how to custom-design your own recipes.
                                                                                                                        •	   Play games and do fun physical activities that encourage a healthy lifestyle.

                                                                                                                        CONTACT:                                LOCATION:                               FEES: $250
                                                                                                                        Anne Quinn Corr                         Foods Lab in Henderson Building
                                                                                                                        (814) 865-7431
                                                                                                                        www.hhdev.psu.edu/cookcamp              TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                                                                                July 11-15 The Basics
                                                                                                                                                                July 18-22 Ethnic Chef
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4-DAY OR
5-DAY CAMP                                                                                                       Leaders-in-Training
                                                                                                                 14 TO 18 yEARS
                                                                                                                 Build and improve your leadership skills by assisting staff
                                                                                                                 members in leading day camp activities with the kids! Please
                                                                                                                 complete the registration form and return it to the Summer
                                                                                                                 Camps assistant director. Include a one-page explanation of how
                                                                                                                 Shaver’s Creek would benefit from having you as a leader-in-

Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center
                                                                                                                 training and what you would gain from the experience. Returning
                                                                                                                 LITs should write about how you will continue to develop your

Discovery & Explorer Camps
                                                                                                                 leadership skills by participating in the program again. Please
                                                                                                                 include your email address with your essay because we will be
DISCOvERy: 6-8 yEARS (ENTERINg gRADES 1-3)                                                                       using email to contact you prior to the summer.
ExPLORER: 9-11 yEARS (ENTERINg gRADES 4-6)
                                                                                                                 CONTACT:
Discovery Camp: Shaver’s Creek woods, streams, and meadows provide a backdrop for investigating habitats         Paul Brigman
and nature’s cycles. We will use hands-on methods to learn about songbirds and their special adaptations.        (814) 863-2000
                                                                                                                 www.ShaversCreek.org
Explorer Camp: Explorers will learn about mammals through hands-on activities. We will set off on the trails     Please email Paul Brigman at pgb120@psu.edu
to discover and explore the many habitats surrounding Shaver’s Creek.                                            to request a volunteer application form.

Discovery and Explorer campers will spend each day in a group of about twelve children, focusing on nature
awareness, natural cycles, and interrelationships of living things. On Thursday the campers should bring old     LOCATION:
shoes for stream exploration. An experienced Shaver’s Creek staff member and a leader-in-training will lead      Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center
each group.                                                                                                      3400 Discovery Road
                                                                                                                 Petersburg, PA 16669
CONTACT:                                                              FEES:
Doug Wentzel or Paul Brigman                                          4-day Session:                             TIME & DATE:
(814) 863-2000                                                        $95 members                                June 21-24
www.ShaversCreek.org                                                  $120 non-members                           June 28-July 1
                                                                                                                 July 11-15
LOCATION:                                                             5-day Session:                             July 19-22
Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center                                                                              July 26-29
                                                                      $125 members
3400 Discovery Road                                                                                              August 8-12
                                                                      $160 non-members
Petersburg, PA 16669
                                                                      Transportation for 5-day sessions is       One training session for all LIT’s Friday, June 17, 9:00AM-4:00PM
TIME & DATE:                                                          available for additional $35 per camper.
4-day Session:                                                                                                   FEES:
June 21-24                                                            CAPACITy: 50-60 Campers per week           There is no fee for the LIT program.
July 19-22
June 28-July 1                                                                                                   CAPACITy: 6 LITs per week
July 26-July 29
9:00AM–3:00PM, Tuesday-Thursday
9:00AM–5:00PM, Friday

5-day Session:
FULL



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                                       Raptor Camp                                                                            Aquatic Adventures
                                       AgES 12-14                                                                             AgES 12-14

                                       More than forty animals—including birds of prey, reptiles, and amphibians are          What is a watershed and why should we care? Join us as we explore
                                       cared for by Shaver’s Creek staff. All of the animals are representatives of species   the Juniata River watershed, investigate streams and lakes, go
                                       found in Pennsylvania. Discover these creatures’ unique characteristics as you         canoeing, and study various ecosystems. Be prepared to get wet and
                                       explore the various habitats around Shaver’s Creek and gain experience caring          have fun in the process!
                                       for and handling these interesting animals. The week will end on Friday with the
                                       campers giving a presentation about the animals.                                       CONTACT:                                         TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                                              George Vahoviak                                  July 26-29
                                       CONTACT:                                      TIME & DATE:                             (814) 863-2000 or (814) 667-3424                 9:00AM-3:00PM
                                       Jennifer Steigerwalt                          August 2-5                               www.ShaversCreek.org
                                       (814) 863-2000                                                                                                                          FEES:
                                       www.ShaversCreek.org                          FEES:                                    LOCATION:                                        $95 members
                                                                                     $95 members                              Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center              $120 non-members
                                       LOCATION:                                     $120 non-members                         3400 Discovery Road
                                       Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center                                                    Petersburg, PA 16669                             CAPACITy: 12
                                       3400 Discovery Road                                                                                                                     campers per week
                                       Petersburg, PA 16669




Rock’n River Adventures
AgES 12-15                                                                                                                    Wee Wonderers Camp
Tell your friends about this great chance to participate in adventure activities this summer! Each day we                     AgES 4-5
will be in a different spot in the Centre Region—catching the currents canoeing on rivers, caving through                     This program is for campers who have completed a year of preschool or kindergarten. We’ll wander the
our stellar limestone formations, rock climbing on sandstone crags or exploring our cool, shaded forests                      trails in search of special places and animal friends. As we share stories and art with the campers, the
on mountain bikes or on foot. Come ready for action, rain or shine. We will meet each morning at the                          parents have the option of enjoying the center or a nearby trail. The camp concludes with a parade and
picnic area on the corner of Park Avenue and University Drive. There is no additional fee for transportation                  ice cream celebration!
for Rock’n River Adventures.
                                                                                                                              CONTACT:                                              TIME & DATE:
CONTACT:                                               TIME & DATE:                                                           Doug Wentzel or Paul Brigman                          August 2-4
Rod Lee                                                June 27-July 1 (FULL)                                                  (814) 863-2000                                        9:00AM–12:00PM, Tuesday-Thursday
(814) 863-2000                                         July 11-15                                                             www.ShaversCreek.org
www.ShaversCreek.org                                   July 18-22                                                                                                                   FEES:
                                                       July 25-29                                                             LOCATION:                                             $35 members
                                                       9:00AM–4:00PM, Monday-Friday                                           Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center                   $45 non-members
LOCATION:                                                                                                                     3400 Discovery Road
Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center                    FEES:                                                                  Petersburg, PA 16669                                  CAPACITy: 24
3400 Discovery Road                                    $305 members
Petersburg, PA 16669                                   $350 non-members




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Stone Valley Camp Adventure
STUDENTS IN gRADES 6-11

Penn State’s Camp Adventure isn’t your ordinary summer camp. It’s a wild summer ride that will challenge your                                        Summer 2011 Day and
definition of adventure. Our trained leaders will show you and your friends the true meaning of fun as you explore the
bounds of adventure in exciting, non-competitive surroundings.                                                                                       Residential Camp Offerings:
Feel the thrill of climbing on one of the largest challenge courses on the East Coast, enjoy backpacking through

                                                                                                                               Science-U
a rugged hemlock forest, and paddle your way through mysterious, unexplored waters-these aren’t your ordinary
Popsicle stick art activities. In fact, our experienced counselors will lead you on an exhilarating, five-day expedition you
won’t soon forget.                                                                                                             STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 2-12 FOR 2011/2012
CONTACT:                                                        TIME & DATE:
Charlene Detwiler (cjl5@psu.edu)                                July 18-22 (Residential)                                       Science – U is a program of summer science camps hosted by Penn State’s Eberly College of Science Outreach
(814) 863-0762                                                  August 8-12 (Residential)                                      Office. The week-long day and residential camps begin on Sunday or Monday and end Friday from mid-June to
                                                                                                                               the first week in August. Each camp curriculum is developed and taught by University faculty who are assisted
www.psu.edu/Stone_Valley                                        Camp begins Monday at 8:30AM and ends Friday at
                                                                                                                               by researchers, local area teachers, graduate and undergraduate students. Check out our website for more
                                                                5:00PM. Optional: Dinner on Friday for campers and
                                                                                                                               information about the 13 different camps listed below:
LOCATION:                                                       family at 6:00PM
108 Business Services Building                                                                                                 •	 Catch the Wave: Adventures in Sound and Light (grades 2-3, June 20-24)
University Park, PA 16802                                       FEES: $416                                                     •	 Nittany Lion, M.D. (grades 5-8, June 26-July 1)
                                                                                                                               •	 Robots, Rockets, and Race Cars (grades 9-12, July 5-8)
Stone Valley Day Camp                                                                                                          •	 Gene Geography: Acloser Look at Your Genetic Landscape (grades 9-12, July 5-8)
                                                                                                                               •	 Junior Science Sleuths (grades 2-3, July 5-8)
STUDENTS IN gRADES 6-11
                                                                                                                               •	 Advanced CSI Forensics: The Case of the Cantankerous Chemist (grades 9-12, July 10-15)
Day Camp Adventure is designed for you and your friends to experience the great outdoors in a way you have
                                                                                                                               •	 Stock Market Madness (grades 10-12, July 10-15)
only dreamed of doing before – all in a fun camp environment. Campers will experience an action-packed week of
conquering the Alpine Tower, Carolina Climbing Wall, Odyssey Course, and Team Development Course. Trade in the                 •	 Penn State CSI: The Case of the Cantankerous Chemist (grades 4-8, two offerings: July 10-15, July 17-22)
macaroni pictures for a climbing harness, hiking boots, and canoe paddle and get ready for real adventure.                     •	 Science Gets Creative (grades 3-5, July 11-15)
CONTACT:                                                        TIME & DATE:                                                   •	 Ecology Camp: The Wild Wonders of Your Own Backyard (grades 4-6, July 18-22)
Charlene Detwiler (cjl5@psu.edu)                                July 25-29                                                     •	 Marvelous Molecule Mysteries (grades 2-3, July 18-22)
(814) 863-0762                                                  Daily drop off between 8:30AM–9:00AM                           •	 Energy Science 2.0: The Next Generation (grades 6-8, July 25-29)
www.psu.edu/Stone_Valley                                        Pick up between 4:00PM–4:30PM                                  •	 Doctor Winkel’s Wonder Workshop: The Science of Toys (grades 2-3, July 25-29)
                                                                                                                               •	 Science Leadership: The Elements of Innovation (grades 10-12, July 31-August 5)
LOCATION:                                                       FEES: $286
108 Business Services Building                                                                                                 CONTACT:                                                Commuter/Full-Day Program:
University Park, PA 16802                                                                                                      Michael J. Zeman, Director, Science-U                   Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-4:00PM
                                                                                                                               (814) 865-0083                                          (Note: Some camps have slightly different hours.
                                                                                                                               www.sciencecamps.psu.edu                                See website for details)
Bennett Family Center Summer Camp                                                                                              LOCATION:                                               Extended Care (Some exceptions apply):
STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 1-3
                                                                                                                               Eberly College of Science                               Morning: Monday-Friday, Drop-off as early as
The Bennett Family Center Summer Camp is a theme based summer adventure. Campers take advantage of the many                    University Park, PA 16802                               7:45AM.
campus resources including the large outdoor pool, the ice rink, the library, and numerous outdoor settings as well as                                                                 Afternoon: Monday-Thursday, Pick-up as late as
field trips to theme parks, baseball games, and state parks. Breakfast, lunch and a snack are served daily. Camp Director      TIME & DATE:                                            5:15PM
Wendy Haslet (certified in elementary education) and two teachers provide a stimulating, fun, and safe program.                June 20-24
                                                                                                                               June 26-July 1                                          Residential Program:
CONTACT:                                  TIME & DATE:                               CAPACITy: 20
                                                                                                                               July 5-8                                                Campers may choose to stay overnight in the dorms,
Gail Guss                                 June 8 start date
                                                                                                                               July 10-15                                              arriving between 4:00PM and 5:00PM on Sunday
(814) 865-4057                            7:30AM-6:00PM
                                                                                                                               July 17-22                                              afternoon and checking out on Friday afternoon.
www.hhdev.psu.edu/hdfs/cp/bfc/
                                                                                                                               July 25-29
                                          FEES:
                                                                                                                               July 31-August 5                                        FEES: Varies by camp
LOCATION:                                 $762/month
123 Bennett Family Center
                                                                                                                                                                                       CAPACITy: Varies by camp
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                                                                          The Music Academy
                                                                          Summer Camps 2011
                                                                          AgE vARIES WITH CAMPS & LESSONS

Community Programs & Camps                                                Fiddle Band Camps for kids & Teens: Students of violin, guitar, cello, piano and other instruments will join together
                                                                          to celebrate American Old-Time, Celtic, Renaissance, and Klezmer repertoire. Students are grouped by level.

                                                                          Little Orchestra String Camps: The Little Orchestra String Camps are an opportunity to further refine important
                                                                          musical skills, especially intonation and ensemble playing, in an intensive program.

                                                                          Music Camps for kids & Teens: Many aspects of general musicianship will be addressed as well as the technical and

       Gold Medal Training Camp                                           expressive fundamentals of individual instruments. The course includes private and group lessons, accompaniment,
                                                                          listening, ear-training, sight-singing, dictation, music history, and movement activities (including sport cup stacking) to
       BEgINNERS TO gRADE 12                                              improve coordination.

       We welcome wrestlers of all ages and skill levels at all of        Summer Rock Camps: Each Summer Rock Camp is a week-long intensive program of rock and roll, blues, jazz, and
       our camps. Our wrestling programs have been specifically           other contemporary styles with an emphasis on ensemble playing. Students will play daily in a band of their peers
       designed by Coach Chertow, a Penn State Graduate and U.S.A.        alongside Music Academy Faculty and develop essential skills regarding technique, improvisation, music history, theory
       Olympian, for even the newest kids to our sport. Helping           and music electronics. Each week concludes with a concert by students and faculty. All ages and levels are welcome,
       young wrestlers develop excellent training habits and a love of    so don’t miss out on this opportunity to discover first-hand what it’s like to be in a full-fledged rock band. Deadline to
       wrestling is very important to Ken.                                register is August 1st.

                                                                          Fairy-tale Ballet Camps: Fundamental ballet technique and creative movement, within the context of our rich
       In a safe, structured environment, our students learn the
                                                                          heritage of folk-tales, will be developed in this enrichment program for young dancers as well as children without
       necessary steps in order to grow into successful, well-            previous dance experience. If you love movement, drama, and the magic of fairy-tale literature, our expert faculty will
       rounded athletes. Not only do they gain essential skills, but an   guide you through this exciting week of dance expression.
       appreciation for fitness.
                                                                          Ballet Intensive Camps: Ballet technique is developed by regular training (two-times weekly, three-times weekly or
       In addition to our summer camps, we conduct training at the        daily). Enrichment and professional-stream programs are offered. Please contact the director for scheduling and Fees:
       Home Training Center (HTC) on Ken’s personal property in           (814) 238-3451 or info@scmusicacademy.org. Ongoing classes in ballet, choir, and private music or ballet instruction
       Boalsburg. This is a unique opportunity to receive world-class     are offered all summer long at The Music Academy. Please Contact: (814) 238-3451 or info@scmusicacademy.org. Free
       instruction in a very personalized, small group environment.       introductory ballet and creative movement classes are offered for new students, ages three and four.
                                                                          CONTACT:                                                        Summer Rock Camps (Grades 2-12):
                                                                          Carol Pharo                                                     August 8-12
                                                                          (814) 238-3451                                                  August 15-19
                                                                          www.scmusicacademy.org                                          2:00PM-5:00PM
                                                                          info@scmusicacademy.org
                                                                                                                                          Fairy-tale Ballet Camps (ages 5-8):
       CONTACT:                                                           LOCATION:                                                       June 27-July 1 (Monday-Friday)
       Tom Tyler                                                          3091 Enterprise Drive, Building D                               July 5-8 (Tuesday-Friday)
       (814) 466-3466                                                     State College, PA 16801                                         10:30AM-12:30AM
       www.kenchertow.com
                                                                          TIME & DATE:                                                    Ballet Intensive Camps (Levels 1 – Advanced)
                                                                          Fiddle Band Camps for kids & Teens                              June 27-July 29 (offered weekly)
       LOCATION:                                                          June 27-July 1 (Monday-Friday)                                  1:00PM-4:00PM
       P.O. Box 120                                                       July 5-8 (Tuesday-Friday)
       Boalsburg, PA 16827                                                July 11-12 and 14-15                                            Classes in ballet, choir and private music or ballet
                                                                          (Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Friday)                               instruction are offered all summer.
                                                                          July 18-22 (Monday-Friday)
       TIME & DATE:                                                       Lower Level: Elementary & Middle School: 9:00AM-                FEES:
       July 17-30 (1 day-2 week options)                                  12:00AM                                                         Free: New ballet students (ages 3-4)
       9:00AM–8:00PM                                                      Upper Level: Elementary & Middle School:                        $100: Fairy-tale Ballet Camps
                                                                          2:00PM-5:00PM                                                   $100: Little Orchestra String Camps
                                                                                                                                          $120/150: Fiddle Band Camps, Music Camps
       FEES:                                                              Little Orchestra String Camps (Grades 2-4):                     $200: Summer Rock Camps
       Vary depending on level of camp and age                            Music Camps for kids & Teens (Grades 1-8):                      Variable: Ballet Intensive Camps
                                                                          July 25-29
                                                                          August 1-5
                                                                          10:00AM-12:00PM (Little Orchestra)
                                                                          2:00PM-5:00PM (Music Camps)
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YMCA of Centre County,                                                                                                      YMCA of Centre County
Bellefonte Branch                                                                                                           State College Branch

                              Early Care & Education Programs                                                               Summer Sports Clinics
                              6 WEEkS TO 5 yEARS                                                                            These clinics will teach fundamental skills and sportsmanship while maintaining a
                                                                                                                            fun atmosphere for the kids. Register at the YMCA—space is limited.
                              Our Early Learning Programs are designed to meet the individual growth and
                              developmental needs of each child. An emphasis is placed on social interaction and            CONTACT:                                    FEES:
                              developmentally appropriate hands-on activities. The core values of the YMCA are              Dan McKenna                                 $45/clinic for YMCA Members
                              encouraged daily while children participate in various centers including: literacy/writing,   (814) 237-7717                              $60/clinic for Non-YMCA Members
                              science, construction, dramatic play, sensory, manipulative, art and indoor/outdoor play.     dmckenna@ymcaofcentrecounty.org

                              CONTACT:                                       TIME & DATE:                                   LOCATION:
                              Heather Heckman, Child Care Director           Call for more information                      State College YMCA Branch
                              (814) 355-5551                                 6:30AM–6:00PM                                  677 W. Whitehall Road
                              www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org                                                                    State College, PA 16801
                              hheckman@ymcaofcentrecounty.org                FEES:
                                                                             Call for more information                      Lacrosse *NEW*
                              LOCATION:                                                                                     FOR BOyS AND gIRLS gRADES 3 TO 6
                              YMCA of Centre County,
                              Bellefonte Branch                                                                             TIME & DATE:                                                               LOCATION:
                              125 West High Street                                                                          June 20-23, 9:00AM-11:00AM                                                 TBA
                              Bellefonte, PA 16823
                                                                                                                            Multi Sports *NEW*
                                                                                                                            FOR BOyS AND gIRLS gRADES 1 TO 3

Summer School Age Programs
                                                                                                                            TIME & DATE:                                                               LOCATION:
                                                                                                                            June 27-July 1, 9:00AM-11:00AM                                             TBA
CHILDREN gRADES 1ST THROUgH 6TH
                                                                                                                            Basketball
Children entering grades 1st though 6th can get out and have fun all summer long. Our unique summer program is
                                                                                                                            FOR BOyS AND gIRLS gRADES k TO 2
all about being on the go! This all-day, state-licensed program is designed to help children develop their values, make
new friends, and most importantly have fun. Each week is centered around a fun-filled theme, packed with arts and
                                                                                                                            TIME & DATE:                                                               LOCATION:
crafts, sports, games, team building activities, swimming, and a weekly field trip. Our YMCA staff is well-trained,         July 25-29, 9:00AM-11:00AM                                                 TBA
experienced, and dedicated.
                                                                                                                            FOR gIRLS gRADES 3 TO 6
                                                                                                                            TIME & DATE:                                                               LOCATION:
CONTACT:                                               TIME & DATE:                                                         July 11-July 15, 9:00AM-11:00AM                                            TBA
Heather Heckman, Child Care Director                   End of School - Start of School
(814) 355-5551                                         6:00AM-6:00PM                                                        FOR BOyS gRADES 3 TO 6
www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org                                                                                                  TIME & DATE:                                                               LOCATION:
hheckman@ymcaofcentrecounty.org                        FEES:                                                                July 18-July 22, 9:00AM-11:00AM                                            TBA
                                                       Call for more information
LOCATION:                                                                                                                   Sports Conditioning
YMCA of Centre County,                                                                                                      FOR BOyS AND gIRLS gRADES 9 TO 12
Bellefonte Branch
                                                                                                                            TIME & DATE:                                                               LOCATION:
125 West High Street
                                                                                                                            July 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 (6 sessions), 9:00AM-10:00AM                   TBA
Bellefonte, PA 16823
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                               YMCA of Centre County
                               State College Family YMCA

Tussey Mountain Adventure Camp                                                                                             Camp Explorers
8 TO 12 yEARS                                                                                                              5 TO 8 yEARS

The camp provides field trips, swimming, arts and crafts, sports, fishing, hiking, creek walks, golf, and skating          The camp includes field trips, swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and much more. Campers need to pack their
park. The children are to be dropped off at the YMCA by 8:45AM and will be transported to Tussey Mountain                  snacks and lunch. One of the most important factors of camp is its staff. No matter how many activities or trips
by bus. All campers will be transported back to the YMCA for pick up at 4:00 PM.                                           are offered, it is the personality, background, and enthusiasm of the staff that ensures camp is fun, exciting,
Campers need to bring their lunch.                                                                                         and safe. With that in mind, each counselor is chosen according to the experience and interest he or she has in
                                                                                                                           working with children. All staff members are first aid and CPR certified and have criminal record and child abuse
CONTACT:                                     TIME & DATE:                                                                  clearances and finger prints.
Cindy Price                                  June 13-August 19
(814) 237-7717                                                                                                             CONTACT:                                      TIME & DATE:
www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org                   FEES:                                                                         Cindy Price                                   June 13–August 26
                                             $160 per week Regular Hours                                                   (814) 237-7717
LOCATION:                                    $190 per week Extended Hours                                                  www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org                    FEES:
State College YMCA Branch                                                                                                                                                $132 per week Regular Hours
677 W. Whitehall Road                        CAPACITy: 30                                                                  LOCATION:                                     $162 per week Extended Hours
State College, PA 16801                                                                                                    State College YMCA Branch
                                                                                                                           677 W. Whitehall Road
                                                                                                                           State College, PA 16801

                                       Teen Team Camp
                                       13 TO 17 yEARS


                                                                                                                           Camp Trailblazers
                                       The camp will give opportunity for teens to learn leadership, volunteerism,
                                       teamwork, and the YMCA character development values of caring, honesty,
                                       respect and enhance responsibility. These skills are enhanced through community     9 TO 12 yEARS
                                       service projects, working with positive adult role models, and participating in
                                       recreational activities. Teen camp is designed to be both educational and fun for   The camp includes field trips twice a week, swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and much more. Campers need
                                       all involved in the program.                                                        to pack their snacks and lunch. One of the most important factors of camp is its staff. No matter how many
                                       CONTACT:                                  FEES:                                     activities or trips are offered, it is the personality, background, and enthusiasm of the staff that ensures camp is
                                       Cindy Price                               $160 per week Regular Hours               fun, exciting, and safe. With that in mind, each counselor is chosen according to the experience and interest he
                                                                                                                           or she has in working with children. All staff members are first aid and CPR certified and have criminal record
                                       (814) 237-7717                            (Members)
                                                                                                                           and child abuse clearances and finger prints.
                                       www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org                $180 per week Regular Hours
                                                                                 (Non-Members)                             CONTACT:                                      TIME & DATE:
                                       LOCATION:                                                                           Cindy Price                                   June 13–August 26
                                       State College YMCA Branch                                                           (814) 237-7717
                                       677 W. Whitehall Road                                                               www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org                    FEES:
                                       State College, PA 16801                                                                                                           $153 per week Regular Hours
                                                                                                                           LOCATION:                                     $183 per week Extended Hours
                                       TIME & DATE:                                                                        State College YMCA Branch
                                       July 18–22                                                                          677 W. Whitehall Road
                                       9:00AM-4:00PM                                                                       State College, PA 16801


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YMCA of Centre County
State College Branch

  Extreme Teen Camp                                                     Recycled Designs Teen Camp
  13 TO 17 yEARS                                                        12 TO 17 yEARS

  The camp will give the opportunity for teens to learn                 Recycled Designs is a camp that shows how to take care of the planet, one action at a time. Each day, we will feature
  leadership skills, water safety, camping safety, teamwork,            activities to go along with the themes such as: waste, air, food, and water. Campers will learn the importance of each
  and have an extreme adventure. We will be camping out                 theme, as well as learn how to reuse our valuable resources. Some of the camp’s projects will include creating recycled
  at Ohiopyle State Park Tuesday and Wednesday night.                   art and jewelry.
  While camping, we will be go white-water-rafting, hiking
  to waterfalls, and enjoying all the park has to offer. Please         CONTACT:                                  TIME & DATE:
  be aware that each teen must pass a simple swim test on               Cameron Frantz                            August 8-11
  Monday in order to whitewater raft.                                   (814) 237-7717                            9:00AM–11:00AM
                                                                        www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org
  CONTACT:                                                              cfrantz@ymcaofcentrecounty.org            FEES:
  Cameron Frantz                                                                                                  $35 (Members)
  (814) 237-7717                                                        LOCATION:                                 $45 (Non-Members)
  www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org                                            State College YMCA Branch
  cfrantz@ymcaofcentrecounty.org                                        677 W. Whitehall Road
                                                                        State College, PA 16801
  LOCATION:
  State College YMCA Branch
  677 W. Whitehall Road
  State College, PA 16801                                               Teen Cooking Camps
  *Camp will be held at the State College Area YMCA Branch on Monday    12 TO 17 yEARS
  from 9:00AM-4:00PM. Campers will leave Tuesday morning for Ohiopyle   The YMCA of Centre County, Bellefonte and State College Branches announce new summer cooking programs for
  State Park and return to the YMCA by 3:00PM on Thursday.              teens. These two programs will give teens a hands-on cooking experience while having fun in the kitchen. Learn the
                                                                        basic uses for certain foods, as well as help develop your imagination to create enticingly new dishes. Eat what you
  TIME & DATE:                                                          make at the end of every class.
  June 20–June 23, Monday-Tuesday
  9:00AM–4:00PM                                                         CONTACT:
  Overnight: Wednesday-Friday                                           Cameron Frantz                                                TIME & DATE:
                                                                        (814) 237-7717                                                July 25-28
  FEES:                                                                 www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org                                    4:30PM-6:00PM (Bellefonte Branch)
  $185 (Members)                                                        cfrantz@ymcaofcentrecounty.org                                9:00AM-11:00AM (State College Branch)
  $205 (Non-Members)
  *Fees include whitewater rafting                                      LOCATION:                                                     FEES:
                                                                        Bellefonte YMCA Branch                                        Bellefonte YMCA Kitchen:
  CAPACITy: 30                                                          125 West High Street                                          $20 (Members)
                                                                        Bellefonte, PA 16823                                          $24 (Non-Members)

                                                                        State College YMCA Branch*                                    South Hills Business School Kitchen:
                                                                        677 W. Whitehall Road                                         $35 (Members)
                                                                        State College, PA 16801                                       $45 (Non-Members)
                                                                        *Note: We will be using the kitchen at the South
                                                                        Hills School of Business
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                     STATE COLLEGE                                                                        Central Pennsylvania Dance Workshop
                     AREA SCHOOL                                                                          3 yEARS TO ADULT

                                                                                                          Central Pennsylvania Dance Workshop offers dance classes in a variety of styles, for all ages. These include
                     DISTRICT                                                                             creative movement; pre-ballet; beginning, intermediate, and advanced ballet; jazz; modern; hip-hop; Irish;
                                                                                                          and tap for children. They also offer a full range of adult classes. They offer an Intersession in May/June and a
                                                                                                          Summer semester in June/July, which includes a performance on Children’s Day during the Arts Festival.



Community Education                                                                                       CONTACT:
                                                                                                          Jill A. Brighton, Director
                                                                                                                                                   FEES:
                                                                                                                                                   Tuition varies depending
kINDERgARTEN TO gRADE 12
                                                                                                          (814) 237-2666                           on class
Community Education offers a variety of short-term enrichment courses for those in grades K–12. Popular   www.cpdw.org
programs include: Shorts and Sports (full-day and half-day program), Galaxy Explorers, Art in August                                               CAPACITy: 10-15 per class
(full-day program), Pottery, Robotics, Photo and Cinema Arts Exploration, and Challenging Science         LOCATION:
Investigations to name a few. Visit our website at www.scasd.org; click Community; then Community         101 South Fraser Street
Education for a complete listing of courses.                                                              State College, PA 16801
CONTACT:                                  TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                          TIME & DATE:
Dr. Donna Ricketts                        June 20-August 26
                                                                                                          Intersession: May-June
Director of Community Education
                                                                                                          Summer Semester: June-July
(814) 231-1062                            FEES:
                                                                                                          Monday–Friday (Some Saturdays)
dmr13@scasd.org                           Varies depending on length of course
                                                                                                          10:00AM–9:00PM
                                          www.scasd.org Go to Community
LOCATION:
411 S. Fraser Street, Room 116            CAPACITy:
State College, PA 16801                   10–40 depending on course
(Office Location)

Camps are offered at various State
College Area School District locations.
                                                                                                          Easter Seals Central PA
                                                                                                          Summer Day Camps
                                                                                                          6 WEEkS TO 10 yEARS

                                                                                                          Easter Seals Child Development Center’s summer camps offer theme-based fun and learning for children within an
                                                                                                          inclusive setting. Children with and without disabilities learn together within the nurturing environment provided
                                                                                                          by Easter Seals qualified staff. Summer day camp activities range from science exploration to music and movement.
                                                                                                          Talented and dedicated staff ensures that all children enrolled are challenged at developmentally appropriate levels and
                                                                                                          also experience daily successes. Balanced snacks are provided along with a hot lunch for full-day campers. Easter Seals
                                                                                                          Summer Day Camps are funded, in part, by the Centre County United Way which allows for a high quality experience
                                                                                                          at an affordable price.

                                                                                                          CONTACT:                                                       TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                          Matt Ernst                                                     June 20–August 5 (off July 4)
                                                                                                          (814) 238-4434, ext 4338
                                                                                                          www.eastersealscentralpa.org                                   FEES:
                                                                                                                                                                         $200 week
                                                                                                          LOCATION:
                                                                                                          383 Rolling Ridge Drive                                        CAPACITy:
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Krislund Camp                                                                                       OR
kINDERgARTEN TO gRADE 12                                                                   You are Here (for teens)
Krislund Camp & Conference Center is located on over 875 acres
of scenic, mountain valley land between Lamar and Madisonburg,
Pennsylvania (23 miles east of State College). Krislund is a joint outdoor
ministry of the Carlisle, Huntingdon, and Northumberland Presbyteries
of the Presbyterian Church USA. Our camping program also serves
                                                                                     Schlow Centre Region Library
a wide cross section of church affiliations, as well as non-churched
backgrounds.
                                                                                     Summer Reading Program
                                                                                     BIRTH TO TEENS
Krislund (which means “Christ’s Land”) is dedicated to loving and
honoring God. Our ministry focuses on ‘Restoring lives by God’s grace in             Our program is designed to encourage children and teens to continue reading during summer vacation. On-line
mountain solitude through worshipping community, purposeful spiritual                registration is available again this year. Check www.schlowlibrary.org. Prizes, programs, and craft activities are all
adventure, and Christian hospitality to all ages.’ Our goal is to offer              part of the program. The reading activities can occur anywhere – not just at the library. Participation in weekly
opportunities to build lasting relationships with peers, staff and God               activities is optional. Singers, storytellers, puppet shows, “storygami” and magic are all part of the summer fun.
through activities, community building fellowship, worship, and Bible                Parents are eligible for prize drawings just for bringing their children to the library!
study.
                                                                                     CONTACT:
Our campers register on Sunday evenings beginning from 6:00PM-                       Anita Ditz
7:00PM and they depart after a brief parent show at 9:30AM. We                       (814) 235-7817
have many specialty camps that we offer as well, from canoeing to
                                                                                     www.schlowlibrary.org
whitewater rafting to photography camps. For more information, check
us out on the web at www.krislund.org!
                                                                                     LOCATION:
CONTACT:                                    FEES:                                    Schlow Centre Region Library
Art DeVos, Program Director                 3rd–12th Grade:                          211 S. Allen Street
Office: 814-422-8878                        $360 “Base Camp” is week-long            State College, PA 16801
Fax: 814-422-8552                           residential stay
www.krislund.org                                                                     TIME & DATE:
                                            K-2nd Grade: “Mini-Camp”                 June 1-August 11
LOCATION:                                   $70 per day, or $190 for 2 ½ days
189 Krislund Drive                          and nights                               Hours of Operation:
PO Box 116                                                                           Monday-Thursday
Madisonburg, PA 16852                       Specialty camps and adventure            9:00AM–9:00PM
                                            trips have additional costs. (Call the   Friday
TIME & DATE:                                camp for more information.)              9:00AM–6:00PM
Weekly Summer Camps:                                                                 Saturday
June 20-August 7                            CAPACITy: 150 campers per week           9:00AM–5:00PM
8:30AM–5:00PM
                                                                                     FEES:
Camp is overnight/residential and                                                    Free
serves K-12th grade. (K-2nd for two
nights and three days/3rd-12th for                                                   CAPACITy:
six nights and seven days.)                                                          Unlimited




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                           Summer Camps Offered by the
                           Child Development
                           & Family Council of Centre Co., Inc.

State College Summer Fun Camp                                                                                       Penns Valley Summer Fun Camp
COMPLETION OF kINDERgARTEN THROUgH 5TH gRADE                                                                        COMPLETION OF kINDERgARTEN THROUgH 6TH gRADE


                                 Fantastic Frolics with the Friz!                                                                                    Fantastic Frolics with the Friz!
                                                 Focus                                     Field                                                                   Focus                                 Field
Weekly Themes                                    Area                                      Trip                     Weekly Themes                                  Area                                  Trip
Elementary Explorations                   Basic Science Concepts                                                    Elementary Explorations                Basic Science Concepts

Marvelous Machines                           Simple Machines                          Lakemont Park                 Marvelous Machines                        Simple Machines                       Lakemont Park

Cosy Cribs                                       Habitats                              PA State Park                Cosy Cribs                                    Habitats                           PA State Park

Groovy Gravel                                 Earth Sciences                          Lincoln Caverns               Groovy Gravel                              Earth Sciences                       Lincoln Caverns

Awesome Anatomy                                Human Body                  Carnegie Science Center & Sports World   Awesome Anatomy                             Human Body               Carnegie Science Center & Sports World

Delicious Delights                           Kitchen Science                        Local Food Hotspots             Delicious Delights                         Kitchen Science                    Local Food Hotspots

Erratic Elements                           Weather and Climate                           Arts Fest                  Erratic Elements                        Weather and Climate                        Arts Fest

Galactic Gallery                                  Space                                  Campout                    Galactic Gallery                               Space                               Campout

Sensational Seas                              Oceanography                                                          Sensational Seas                           Oceanography

Polar Paradise                                  The Arctic                         The Bus Bash Bonanza             Polar Paradise                               The Arctic                      The Bus Bash Bonanza


                                     and swimming twice a week!                                                                                       and swimming twice a week!

CONTACT:                              TIME & DATE:                           Fee includes afternoon snack.          CONTACT:                           TIME & DATE:                        $158/week full-time (Kindergarten)
Jo Nutter, Enrollment Director        June 13-August 19 (tentative)          Subsidies accepted. Limited            Jo Nutter, Enrollment Director     June 13-August 19 (tentative)       $154/wk part-time
(814) 238-5105                        (Monday-Friday)                        scholarships are available.            (814) 238-5105                     (Monday-Friday)                     (under 25 hours/week)
www.cdfc.org                          7:30AM-5:30PM                                                                 www.cdfc.org                       7:00AM-6:00PM                       Activity Fee: $172/Summer
                                                                                                                                                                                           Fee includes afternoon snack.
LOCATION:                             FEES:                                                                         LOCATION:                          FEES:                               Subsidies accepted. Limited
Easterly Parkway Elementary School    $169/week full-time (Grade 1-5)                                               Centre Hall Elementary School      $145/week full-time (Grade 1-6)     scholarships are available.
234 Easterly Parkway                  $182/week full-time (Kindergarten)                                            211 N. Hoffer Ave                  $131/week part-time
State College, PA 16801               Activity Fee: $172/Summer                                                     Centre Hall PA 16828               (under 25 hours/week)               CAPACITy: 36

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Summer Camps Offered by the
Child Development & Family                                                                                     Performing Arts School of
Council of Centre Co., Inc.                                                                                    Central Pennsylvania


Kicks for Kids Camp                                                                                            Summer Program: Camps, Classes, and
COMPLETION OF kINDERgARTEN THRU 6TH gRADE
                                                                                                               Lessons in Music, Dance, and Theater, for
Campers are engaged throughout the summer in age appropriate clubs and themed activities. Field trips
are also part of the summer fun.                                                                               students of all ages.
                                                                                                               AgES 3 TO ADULT
CONTACT:                                                   FEES:
Sharon Triola, Director                                    $169: Full-time                                     The Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania (PASCP) is the region’s premiere school of the
(814) 342-5698                                             $131: Part-time (under 25 hrs/wk)                   performing arts, with almost 20 years of experience in classical and contemporary ballet and orchestra
www.cdfc.org                                               $182: Kindergarten full-time                        music. During the summer, PASCP provides several weeks of intensive ballet instruction for intermediate
                                                                                                               and advanced dancers, as well as shorter enrichment programs for younger dancers (ages 3 to 8).
                                                           $154: Kindergarten par-time (under 25 hrs/wk)
LOCATION:                                                  $162: Activity Fee (non-refundable)                 Many of the PASCP summer performance programs are full day, with classes and rehearsals between
North Lincoln Hill Elementary School                       Fee includes afternoon snack. Subsidies accepted.   9:00AM and 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. Programs for young dancers are two or three afternoons
200 Short St.                                              Limited scholarships are available.                 per week and include performance opportunities at the end of each week. For older students, there is an
Philipsburg, PA 18666                                                                                          opportunity to perform during the Arts Fest.

TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                               CONTACT:                                                 FEES:
June 13-TBA
                                                                                                               Sarah Kopac                                              Variable (depending on specific program)
6:00AM-6:00PM (Monday-Friday)
                                                                                                               (814) 234-4961
                                                                                                               www.pascp.org                                            CAPACITy: Variable
                                                                                                                                                                        (depending on specific program)
                                                                                                               LOCATION:
                                                                                                               3006 Research Drive, Suite D-1
                                                                                                               State College, PA 16801

                                                                                                               TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                               June 20-July 15
                                                                                                               August 1-August 26
                                                                                                               9:00AM-9:00PM




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Centre Region
Parks & Recreation Camps
Residents of the Centre Region are those who live in the Borough of State College,
or the townships of College, Ferguson, Harris and Patton.




          KIDVenture Camps                                                              Wee KIDVenture Camp
          STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 1-6                                                  3 TO 5 yEARS (HAvE NOT ENTERED kINDERgARTEN AND ARE POTTy TRAINED)

          CRPR Summer Day Camps have a whole new idea of fun!!! Join our                Wee KIDVenture Camp welcomes 3-5 year olds
          qualified and enthusiastic KIDVenture staff for an exciting summer of         into a world of imagination and adventure! Each
          discovery, adventure, and FUN! Each week will have an exciting theme          week we will explore and discover a weekly
          and there will be a fantastic mix of programmed activities, as well as time   theme. We will sing and play games, create
          for swimming, field trips, and our weekly Camper’s Choice! NOTE: Both         crafts, and have plenty of adventures. We can be
          kIDventure Camps are full-day programs.                                       anything we want to be. For more information
                                                                                        or to register online, please visit the CRPR
          7:30AM - 9:00AM and 4:00PM-5:30PM each day will be time for check-in
                                                                                        website at www.crpr.org or pick up a Summer
          and check-out as well as “Weekly Camper’s Choice” where campers will
                                                                                        Active Guide in the May 1 edition of the Centre
          have the opportunity to choose from a fantastic selection of individual
                                                                                        Daily Times.
          and small group activities.
          9:00AM-4:00PM will be program time = KIDVenture Time! For more                CONTACT:
          information or to register online, please visit the CRPR website at www.      Beth Lee, Recreation Supervisor
          crpr.org or pick up a Summer Active Guide in the May 1 edition of the         (814) 231-3071
          Centre Daily Times.                                                           www.crpr.org
          CONTACT:
                                                                                        LOCATION:
          Beth Lee, Recreation Supervisor
                                                                                        Easterly Parkway Elementary School
          (814) 231-3071
          www.crpr.org
                                                                                        TIME & DATE:
                                                                                        June 20-August 12 (Omit July 4 & July 13)
          LOCATION:
                                                                                        9:00AM-12:00PM, Monday-Friday
          A. State College High School South Building
          B. Park Forest Elementary School
                                                                                        FEES:
                                                                                        $75 for Residents of the Centre Region/per week
          TIME & DATE:
                                                                                        $113 for Non–residents/per week
          June 20-August 12
                                                                                        (Weeks of July 4 and July 11 holidays receive a
          (Omit July 5 to observe the holiday)
                                                                                        $15 discount due to omitted holiday and Kids
          7:30AM-5:30PM, Monday-Friday
                                                                                        Day at Arts Fest.)
          FEES:
          $155 for Residents of the Centre Region/per week
          $232 for Non-residents/per week
          (Week of July 4 holidays receives a $30 discount due to omitted holiday
          & some weekly fees may increase to cover field trips.)




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                              Centre Region
                              Parks & Recreation Camps
                              Residents of the Centre Region are those who live in the Borough of State College,
                              or the townships of College, Ferguson, Harris and Patton.




Geo-Caching Adventure Camp                                                                                           Wonderful Wetlands Camp
STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 6-8                                                                                         STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 1-5
This great new summer camp is a fun way to learn about the active sport of Geo-caching! Activities for campers       Held at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, this action packed, exciting camp offers nature explorations and hands-
include learning how to use gps devices, exploring local parks, traveling to find local geo-caches, and designing/   on learning mixed with fun games, creative crafts, and recreational activities while teaching about wetlands and
placing their own temporary caches during camp. All equipment is provided for use during camp only. Campers
                                                                                                                     the natural world. Children should dress for the weather and be prepared for this outdoor camp. Activities for
must provide appropriate clothing, sun screen, rain gear, etc. Campers must bring a snack, lunch and drink each
                                                                                                                     campers may include nature activities and explorations, arts and crafts with nature themes, recreational games and
day (labeled with the camper’s name). A Health and Safety Form should be submitted to the CRPR office in
                                                                                                                     activities, and more! Activities will be held at the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, with a one day hike planned to
advance of camp.
                                                                                                                     Spring Creek Park. Most activities will be held outdoors in the streams, fields, and wooded areas so children should
                                                                                                                     dress appropriately. Children should wear shoes or boots and socks. No sandals, please. All activities are held rain or
CONTACT:                                                      TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                                     shine, so children should bring rain coats, hats, or boots during rainy weather. Children should also bring their lunch
Molly A. Hetrick, Recreation Supervisor                       July 25-29                                             with drink and a morning snack each day. An afternoon snack and drink will be provided by the nature center.
(814) 231-3071                                                1:00PM-5:00PM                                          Refrigeration is not available for lunches.
www.crpr.org
                                                              FEES:                                                  CONTACT:                                 LOCATION:                                 FEES:
LOCATION:                                                     $160 for Residents/per week                            Molly Hetrick,                           Millbrook Marsh Nature Center             $160 for Residents/per week
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center                                 $240 for Non-residents/per week                        Recreation Supervisor                    614 Puddintown Road                       $240 for Non-residents/per week
614 Puddintown Road                                                                                                  (814) 231-3071                           College Township
College Township                                                                                                     www.crpr.org
                                                                                                                                                              TIME & DATE:
                                                                                                                                                              August 8-12
                                                                                                                                                              8:00AM–5:00PM


Youth Martial Arts & Culture Camp                                                                                    “Camp Bill” Shakespeare Theatre Camp
AgE 5 AND OLDER                                                                                                      yOUTH AgE 8 TO 18

Take a week long educational trip into the world of martial arts and culture. Students will learn various            “Camp Bill” is a unique theatre camp experience for youth ages 8-18. Campers will combine voice, movement,
techniques and dive into the history and culture of this amazing activity. Full of physically challenging and        dance, puppetry, stage combat, and text, as well as incorporate exercises used by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
mentally stimulating material, this camp will be a part of your child’s summer that they will never forget.          There will be a “share and tell” at the end of the session for an invited audience, as well as the incredible
For more information or to register online, please visit the CRPR website at www.crpr.org or pick up a               opportunity to develop and perform before the Nittany Valley Shakespeare Festival in August. No acting experience
Summer Active Guide in the May 1 edition of the Centre Daily Times.                                                  is necessary and all skill levels are welcome. Please visit www.ShakespeareFestival.us for more information about our
                                                                                                                     partner group Nittany Valley Shakespeare Festival.
CONTACT:                                                      TIME & DATE:
Beth Lee at CRPR (814) 231-3071 OR                            June 20-24                                             CONTACT:                                 TIME & DATE:                              FEES:
Paul Zelinka at Titan Fitness & Martial Arts                  July 18-22                                             Beth Lee, Recreation Supervisor          July 5-8 (8-12 year olds)                 $125 for Residents/per week
(814) 235-1015                                                August 1-5                                             (814) 231-3071                           July 11-15 (13-18 year olds)              $180 for Non-residents/per week
www.crpr.org or www.titanfitness.com                          9:00AM–11:00AM                                         www.crpr.org                             August 1-5 (8-12 year olds)
                                                                                                                                                              Monday-Friday                             Note: The week of July 4 receives
LOCATION:                                                     FEES:                                                  LOCATION:                                9:00AM-1:00PM                             a $25 discount due to 4 day week.
Titan Fitness & Martial Arts at Lionheart Fitness             $60 for Residents/per week                             Millbrook Marsh Nature Center Barn
127 Sowers Street                                             $90 for Non-residents/per week
State College, PA 16801
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Centre Region
Parks & Recreation Camps
Residents of the Centre Region are those who live in the Borough of State College,
or the townships of College, Ferguson, Harris and Patton.



        Kayak Camp                                                                   “Natures Adventures” Art Camp
        gRADES 7 THROUgH 12                                                          gRADES 6 THROUgH 12

        This week-long camp is designed for teens to learn paddling and              This great new camp is open to teens who wish to try various art
        kayaking skills. Techniques in recreational paddling on flat and             mediums “en plein air” at the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center.
        Class 1 & 2 moving water will be addressed during daily field trips          Campers will work with local artist Susan Nicholas Gephart
        to area waterways. Some experience is helpful. Participants must             to explore their artistic side while exploring the marsh. Susan
        dress appropriately for camp activities. Personal floatation devices         believes in nurturing the “Artistic Spirit” of the individual artist.
        (PFD’s) will be furnished and required on the water. All equipment           Her love of the environmental is laced through her landscape
        is provided for use during camp only. Campers must provide                   paintings and shared in her teaching. Susan will share “tried and
        appropriate clothing/swimwear, sun screen, rain gear, shoes that can         true” tips for “plein air” painting in the positive and enriching
        get wet, and an extra change of clothes for trip days. Campers must          environmental of Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. Teens must
        also bring a snack, lunch and drink each day (labeled with camper’s          be able to work independently and creatively and focus on both
        name). A mandatory Swim Safety Evaluation will be held at Welch              guided and free art activities for the four hour time period.
        Pool on Sunday, June 5 and 12, at 8:00PM (select either date).               Activities for campers include instruction in pastel, paint, and
                                                                                     pencil art techniques, plus time spent in nature exploring natural
        CONTACT:                                                                     settings for art activities. All equipment is provided for use
                                                                                     during camp only. Campers must provide appropriate clothing,
        Molly Hetrick, Recreation Supervisor
                                                                                     sun screen, rain gear, etc. A Health and Safety Form should be
        (814) 231-3071                                                               submitted to the CRPR office in advance of camp.
        www.crpr.org
                                                                                     CONTACT:
        LOCATION:                                                                    Molly Hetrick, Recreation supervisor
        Millbrook Marsh Nature Center                                                (814) 231-3071
        614 Puddintown Road                                                          www.crpr.org
        College Township
                                                                                     LOCATION:
        TIME & DATE:                                                                 Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
        June 20-24                                                                   614 Puddintown Road
        August 1-5                                                                   College Township
        8:00AM–5:00PM
                                                                                     TIME & DATE:
        FEES:                                                                        Nature Art Camp (AM) Entering Grades 6-8
        $260 for Residents/per week                                                  June 20-24
        $390 for Non-residents/per week                                              8:00AM–12:00PM

        CAPACITy: 10                                                                 Nature Art Camp (PM) Entering Grades 9-12
                                                                                     June 20-24
                                                                                     1:00PM-5:00PM

                                                                                     FEES:
                                                                                     $160 for Residents/per week
                                                                                     $240 for Non-residents/per week
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Centre Region
Parks & Recreation Camps
Residents of the Centre Region are those who live in the Borough of State College,
or the townships of College, Ferguson, Harris and Patton.




        Youth Fly-Fishing for                                                                   Youth Fly-Fishing for
        Trout Camp                                                                              Bass Camp
        STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 5-8                                                            yOUTH ENTERINg gRADES 7-12
        This exciting camp, offered in partnership with the Spring Creek Chapter of             This great camp is a chance for young flyfishers to take the next step and learn
        Trout Unlimited, is a great way for teens to learn the lifelong hobby of fly-fishing,   about warm water species, fishing with warm water fly tackle, tying poppers
        and more from local instructors and volunteers at the Millbrook Marsh Nature            and more! A full-day experience that includes trips to local waterways.
        Center. Camp includes hands-on instruction, field trips to local waterways              Activities for campers include guest speakers discussing a wide range of topics
        and presentations by experienced local flyfishers. In addition to fly-fishing           including: appreciating of nature, academic knowledge of biology and ecology,
        techniques, lessons will focus on water conservation, stream ethics and more!           flycasting, fly tying, and PA Fish and Boat Commission regulations. (A tentative
        Activities for campers include guest speakers discussing a wide range of topics         camp schedule will be mailed, along with additional parent information, closer
        including: appreciation of nature, academic knowledge of biology and ecology,           to camp.) Participants must dress appropriately for camp activities. Please bring
        fly casting, fly tying, and PA Fish and Boat Commission regulations. (A tentative       polarized sunglasses and rain gear. In case of inclement weather, activities
        camp schedule will be sent prior to camp.) Parents are welcome to attend the            may be moved indoors. The camp will include boating or canoeing, which is
        Friday, July 29 trip (transportation for campers will be provided in a CRPR van).       why the Water Safety Evaluation Night is required. Materials provided only
        Participants must dress appropriately for camp activities. Please bring polarized       for use during camp include: fly fishing tackle, course materials, hip boots,
        sunglasses and rain gear. In case of inclement weather, activities may be moved         fly tying tools and materials, stream sampling kit. The registration includes a
        indoors. The camp will include wading, but no boating or canoeing. Materials            camp t-shirt for each camper. Campers must bring a snack and a drink each
        provided (for use only during camp) include fly-fishing tackle, course materials,       day. Refrigeration of food or drink is not available on site. A mandatory Swim
        hip boots, fly tying tools and materials, stream sampling kit. The registration         Safety Evaluation will be held at Welch Pool on Sunday, June 5 and 12, at
        includes for each camper a camp t-shirt, a fly-fishing book, and a fly box.             8:00PM (select either date).
        Camper must bring a snack and drink each day. A mandatory Swim Safety
        Evaluation will be held at Welch Pool on Sunday, June 5 and 12, at 8:00PM               CONTACT:
        (select either date).
                                                                                                Molly A. Hetrick, Recreation Supervisor
                                                                                                (814) 231-3071
        CONTACT:                                   FEES:                                        www.crpr.org
        Molly A. Hetrick,                          $160 for Residents
        Recreation Supervisor                      $240 for Non-residents                       LOCATION:
        (814) 231-3071                                                                          Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
        www.crpr.org                               CAPACITy: 18                                 614 Puddintown Road & Local Waterways

        LOCATION:                                                                               TIME & DATE:
        Millbrook Marsh Nature Center                                                           June 27-July 1
        614 Puddintown Road                                                                     8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday-Friday
        College Township
                                                                                                FEES:
        TIME & DATE:                                                                            $180 for Residents
        July 18-22                                                                              $270 for Non-residents
        July 25-29
        8:00AM-12:00PM

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Centre Region                                                                                                  Singing on Stage Studios
                                                                                                               STUDENTS AgES 5-18
Parks & Recreation Camps
Residents of the Centre Region are those who live in the                                                       CONTACT:                                                  LOCATION:
Borough of State College, or the townships of College,                                                         Richard and Heidi Biever, Directors                       1108 S. Pugh Street
Ferguson, Harris and Patton.                                                                                   (814) 360-9761                                            State College, PA 16801
                                                                                                               singingonstage@gmail.com
                                                                                                               www.singingonstage.com/summer_camps.htm




                                      Canoe Camp for Youth
                                      STUDENTS ENTERINg gRADES 6-9

                                      This week long camp is designed for beginners to learn
                                      the lifetime sport of paddling and canoeing. Techniques in
                                      recreational canoeing on flat and Class 1 and 2 moving water
                                      will be addressed during daily field trips to area waterways.
                                      Participants must dress appropriately for camp activities.
                                      Personal floatation devices (PFD’s) will be furnished and required       AgES 5-10                                AgES 10-13                                 AgES 14-18
                                      on the water. All equipment is provided for use during camp              The much loved Broadway classic          Bring your imagination to this             Premiering in 1975 and the hit of the
                                      only. Campers must provide appropriate clothing /swimwear,               features famous songs such as Hard       delightful celebration of Seuss!! Follow   1997 Broadway season in a production
                                      sun screen, rain gear, shoes that can get wet, and an extra              Knock Life, Maybe, Easy Street,          the stories of Horton the Elephant,        that originated at City Center’s Encore!
                                      change of clothes for trip days. Campers must also bring a               NYC, and Tomorrow. The Junior            Mazzie La Bird, Gertrude the Bird          series, Chicago won six Tony Awards
                                      snack, lunch and drink each day (labeled with camper’s name).            version of the show allows younger       Next Door, Sour Kangroo, and the           including Best Revival and later the
                                      A mandatory Swim Safety Evaluation will be held at Welch                 students to participate as orphans,      Monkey Trio as they ponder the fate        Academy Award as Best Picture of the
                                      Pool on Sunday, June 5 and 12, at 8:00PM (select either date).           older students to be featured in the                       22
                                                                                                                                                        of the residents of Whoville living on     Year.
                                                                                                               leading roles, and great fun is had by   Horton’s clover. Filled with music and     In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine
                                                                                                               all! The final performance will be at    dance, Seussical offers challenging        Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover
                                      CONTACT:                                   FEES:                         the State Theatre at the end of the      roles for older elementary and Middle      and convinces her hapless husband,
                                      Molly Hetrick, Recreation Supervisor       Canoe Camp #1 (4-day week):   camp. Specific dates and times for the   School students. We will have two          Amos, to take the rap...until he
                                      (814) 231-3071                             $210 for Residents            performance TBA.                         performances at the State Theatre at       finds out he’s been duped and
                                      www.crpr.org                               $315 for Non-residents                                                 the end of the camp. Specific dates        turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent
                                                                                                               TIME & DATE:                             and times for the performance TBA.         to death row, Roxie and another
                                      LOCATION:                                  Canoe Camp #2 (5 days):       June 13-24                                                                          “Merry Murderess” Velma Kelly, vie
                                      Millbrook Marsh Nature Center              $260 for Residents            (Monday-Friday)                          TIME & DATE:                               for the spotlight and the headlines,
                                      614 Puddintown Road                        $390 for Non-residents                                                 June 27-July 16                            ultimately joining forces in search of
                                                                                                               10:00AM-4:00PM
                                      College Township                                                                                                  (Monday-Friday)                            the “American Dream”: fame, fortune
                                                                                                                                                                                                   and acquittal. This sharp edged satire
                                                                                                               FEES:                                    11:00AM-5:00PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                   features a dazzling score that sparked
                                      TIME & DATE:                                                             $450 or 3 payments of $150                                                          immortal staging by Bob Fosse. Please
                                      Canoe Camp #1                                                                                                     FEES:                                      note that the subject is mature and we
                                      July 5-8 (No camp 7/4)                                                                                            $595 or 3 payments of $200                 are only accepting older Middle and
                                      8:00AM–5:00PM                                                                                                                                                High School students for this show.

                                      Canoe Camp #2                                                                                                                                                TIME & DATE:
                                      July 11-15                                                                                                                                                   July 12-August 6
                                      8:00AM–5:00PM                                                                                                                                                (Monday-Friday)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   11:00AM-5:00PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                   FEES:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   $695 or 4 payments of $175
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                            State College Friends School

Kids Camp
CHILDREN WHO HAvE COMPLETED k THROUgH 5TH gRADE

Children can choose from nine exciting Kids Camp themed weeks, including: One Fantastic Summer; Exploring
Our Own Backyard; Spreading Your Wings; Wondrous Water; Celebrating Art and Music; Bringing Stories to Life;
Amazing Animals, Up Close and Personal; Scientific Wonders; and Summer Friends Finale. All of our camps are based        Theater Camp
at the State College Friends School. Each week features a field trip and an afternoon of swimming. Campers will          CHILDREN WHO HAvE COMPLETED k THROUgH 5TH gRADE
enjoy a caring environment guided by the Quaker principles of simplicity, peace, equality, integrity, and community.
Campers need to bring their own lunch and drink in an insulated container. We will provide healthy morning and           At Theater Camp, children use their imaginations and creativity to participate
afternoon snacks. Join us for one week, several or all nine!                                                             in story writing, prop development, set design, acting, pantomime, movement
                                                                                                                         and more in these week-long programs, each culminating in a performance
CONTACT:                                                    TIME & DATE:                                                 on Friday afternoon. Kids work “on-stage” and “behind the scenes” to make
Diane Lehman                                                June 13-August 12 (9 weekly camps)                           this week a dramatic success! Each of our three Theater Week camps features
(814) 237-8386                                              8:30AM–3:30PM                                                a field trip and an afternoon of swimming. Campers will enjoy a caring
                                                                                                                         environment guided by the Quaker principles of simplicity, peace, equality,
scfs@scfriends.org                                          After camp care available until 5:30PM
                                                                                                                         integrity, and community. Campers need to bring their own lunch and drink in
www.scfriends.org                                                                                                        an insulated container. We will provide healthy morning and afternoon snacks.
                                                            FEES:                                                        Join us for one week, several weeks, or all three!
LOCATION:                                                   $160 per week
State College Friends School
1900 University Drive                                       CAPACITy: 30 campers per week                                CONTACT:
State College, PA 16801                                                                                                  Diane Lehman
                                                                                                                         (814) 237-8386
                                                                                                                         scfs@scfriends.org
                                                                                                                         www.scfriends.org
Wee Friends Camp                                                                                                         LOCATION:
AgES 3-5
                                                                                                                         State College Friends School
Wee Friends Camps are fun-filled mornings of arts and crafts, songs, games, stories, and indoor and outdoor play time.   1900 University Drive
Weekly themes include The Light Fantastic; Starfish, Shells, and Sea Treasures; Teddy Goes to Camp; All About Me;        State College, PA 16801
Young Storytellers; and Amazing Animals. All of our camps are based at the State College Friends School in a caring
environment guided by the Quaker principles of simplicity, peace, equality, integrity and community. We will provide a   TIME & DATE:
healthy snack each morning. Join us for one week, several weeks, or all six!                                             June 20-24
                                                                                                                         July 11-15
CONTACT:                                                    TIME & DATE:                                                 July 18-22
Diane Lehman                                                June 13-17                                                   8:30AM–3:30PM
(814) 237-8386                                              June 27-July 1                                               After camp care available until 5:30PM
scfs@scfriends.org                                          July 5-8
www.scfriends.org                                           July 25-29                                                   FEES:
                                                            8:30AM–11:30AM                                               $160 per week
LOCATION:
State College Friends School                                FEES:                                                        CAPACITy: 30 campers per week
1900 University Drive                                       $75 per week
State College, PA 16801
                                                            CAPACITy: 10 campers per week
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Penn State Office of Human Resources
James M. Elliott Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-3186
ohr.psu.edu




This supplement is provided to help families make choices in selecting a program for their children during the summer months. This information is intended as a
reference guide and does not imply approval, warrant accuracy of any information, or endorse any of the programs. Responsibility for selecting a program rests with
each parent. We cannot guarantee the quality of the programs in this listing, and urge parents to carefully interview and check references before leaving a child in
any care situation.
This publication is available in alternative media on request.
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