Upper Merion Parks & Recreation offers a number of different summer camps, all designed to help your children grow and learn in a safe environment.
Adventure Day Camp I is a camp experience for children 5-13 years old, children must have completed kindergarten. Campers participate in daily crafts, games, and sports! Campers will have the opportunity to have fun and make new friends! ADC is a 6 week program that runs from June 24-Aug 2, 8:15AM-5:30PM. No camp July 4. For an added fee, campers will also have the opportunity to register for bus-ride field trips such as the zoo, the movies and Township pool! The ADC trip brochure will be available in late March/early April.
Adventure Day Camp has three great locations: Upper Merion Middle School, Gulph Elementary and the Community Center (ages 9-13 only)
NEW for 2019: Additional hours available at the Gulph Elementary location! You can now enjoy camp from 8:00AM-6:00PM. This offer is for 6 week, UM residents only. Sign up early, limited spots available. *This option maybe be cancelled due to low enrollment*
Adventure Day Camp II is a three week extension of ADC I. This 3 week camp will run from Aug 5-Aug 23, 8:15AM-5:30PM, at the UM Community Center. Campers ages 5-13 will enjoy games, sports, and crafts. As with ADC I, all campers must have completed kindergarten. For an added fee, campers will also have the opportunity to register for bus-ride field trips such as the zoo, the movies and swimming pool! This information will be available mid-July.
Camp Beechtree is a summer camp experience for children 3-6 years old. Campers participate in daily activities such as games, arts & crafts, songs and movement, splash pool, story time and more! Children must be fully potty-trained; no diapers or pull-ups are permitted. Please provide a snack, beverage, and lunch. This is a six-week camp that runs from June 24-Aug 2, 9:00AM-1:00PM. No camp July 4.
Camp Beechtree has two great locations: Candlebrook Elementary and Gulph Elementary.
Consortium for the Arts is a summer camp experience that invites you to expand your craft, express yourself, your talents, and your creativity in a diverse and inclusive environment! This year’s play is the “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”.
Consortium is open to all students entering grades 3-12. This summer’s program will take place at the Upper Merion Area High School. All participants will need to provide their own transportation. Please send your child with a snack and water bottle.
Consortium will take place June 24-August 2, Monday-Friday from 8:15AM-12:30PM or for extended day 8:15AM-3:00PM. No camp July 4.
Teen Leadership Camp is a FUN and EDUCATIONAL opportunity for your teen. The Teen Leadership Camp is designed to help teens transition from a camper to a camp counselor. The Teen Leadership Camp is for teens ages 13-15 years old and will take place at the UM Middle School from June 24-Aug 2. No camp July 4.
Participants will learn how to become a camp counselor and a positive role model. Participants will spend time learning about leadership, camp policies/procedures, interview prep, leading camp activities and learning to handle various camp counselor situations. Participants will also gain hands on experience at one of the ADC/Beechtree locations and will become CPR/First Aid certified. Additional opportunities for participants will include, but not limited to, one excursion per week.
Full calendar of activities will be available in the late spring.
Weekly/Specialty Camps: In addition to the summer long camps listed above, there are other great camps that take place throughout the summer, from sports to science, theater to art and cooking. Learn more about them here.