Summer 2004: Penn Camps for Children
Penn offers summertime fun for
children ages 6-18 in an array of activities from athletics
academics to Arabic and anthropology. For more
information and applications see the specific contact
web site listed for
each camp or program.
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that have been added.
Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics will
sponsor a day camp called PennKids which provides
a summer camp experience for children of Penn faculty, staff,
and students, in grades 1-6. The program embodies the principle
of play, growth, and development, and the camp features weekly
themes, daily swimming, arts/crafts, field trips and sport
and game activities. For more information contact Recreation
at (215) 898-6100. PennKids
features six one-week sessions from June 21-July 30. Each
session is full day 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and cost $250/session.
Early Extended 7:30-8:30 a.m. $25/session. Late Extended
4:45-5:30 p.m. $25/session, Early & Late Extended $40/session.
Sibling Discounts: Siblings registered for the same PennKids
session will receive $20 off each week. The first child will
pay the full session fee while each child thereafter will
receive the discount.
Volleyball Camp at Penn
General Skills Camp, August 7-10, is recommended for
females between the ages of 10-18. Campers experience instruction
and coaching from both current college players and coaches,
while experiencing college life in the residence halls
and cafeterias. Cost is $550 for a resident camper and
$450 for a day camper (9 a.m.-9 p.m.).
Volleyball High Potential Camp, August 12-15, is recommended
for females ages 14-18. Cost is $550 for a resident camper
and $450 for a day camper (9 a.m.-9 p.m.).
information for both camps is available at www.ussportscamps.com or
by calling 1-800-645-3226.
Penn Junior Fencing Camp
18-August 7 for 14-17 year-old fencers with at least one
year of competitive fencing experience required. Contact
David Micahnik, (215) 898-6116 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
information about Wrestling Camps call (215) 898-9504
or visit www.pennsylvaniawrestling.net.
Elite Camp: technique sessions and leadership development
for 40 high school students June 16-20. Technique Mini-Camp:
50 children for all levels and ages: June 20.
Gymnastics Camp provides children with gymnastic instruction
on Olympic apparatus led by Penn's head gymnastics coach
Tom Kovic. The camp also offers swimming at Hutchinson
Gym, arts and crafts, movies and field trips. There are
7 one-week sessions: June 14-18, June 21-25, June 28-July
2, July 6-9, July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30. Monday
through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost is $250 per person/per
session. The July 6-July 9 session will cost $200. For
registration forms call (215) 898-5316 or e-mail email@example.com.
Penn Elite Field Hockey Camp
Hockey Camp, August 8-12, is designed for elite players
who are entering grades 10-pre college and preferably have
varsity experience. Enrollment is limited to 85 players;
camp director is Val Cloud, head coach of Penn's field
hockey. Gwen Alexander, assistant coach, will be the assistant
director. Cost is $475 per week. For information call Val
Cloud (215) 898-6308 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quaker Basketball Camp
2004 Quaker Basketball Camp sessions--June 21-25 and
June 28-July 2--(daily from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.) for boys and girls
ages 7-18; $200 per week; Discounts: Family (2 or more children)
$170 per camper; University employee: $170 per camper; Multi-Session
Discount $340 for both sessions. Please contact Harris Adler
(215) 898-0423 or e-mail email@example.com.
sessions of the Nike Rowing Camp--June 26-29 and July
10-13--are co-ed and geared towards campers between the ages
of 14-18 who have rowed at least one season. The camp includes
on-the-water instruction, videotaping and ergometer training
sessions. Cost is $675 for a resident camper and $575 for
a day camper (8 a.m.-8 p.m.). Instructor: Bruce Konopka,
(215) 573-7071. Call 1-800-645-3226 for information and registration
or visit www.ussportscamps.com.
Levy Junior Tennis Camp
Summer Junior Tennis Camp, for players ages 6-16,
will offer nine one-week sessions. The camp will be held
at the Tennis Pavilion's eight indoor air-conditioned courts
on campus. Camp dates are June 7-11, June 14-18, June 21-25,
June 28-July 2, July 6-9, July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30,
August 2-6. Camp schedule is 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through
Friday. The fee--$250 per week, prorated for July 6-9--includes
a daily cafeteria lunch. A family discount is available
for two or more children that attend in the same week(s).
There is also an extended hours fee (3:30-6 p.m.) of $7 per
day. For information/registration, call Hal Mackin at (215)
898-4741, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://pobox.upenn.edu/~hjmackin/summer.html.
Men's Lacrosse Camp
entering ninth grade and up can attend Lacrosse Camp from
July 18-21. Overnight camp $500, day camp $400. Learn all
aspects of the game from the Penn coaching staff and many
Division I players. Call Chris Malone (215) 746-0291 for
information or e-mail email@example.com.
Elite Women's Lacrosse Camp
entering grades 10-12 are eligible to participate in Women's
Lacrosse Camp--July 6-9, at Franklin Field--the cost is
$420. For information contact (215) 898-9042 or
Quaker Soccer Camp; June 14-18 and July 26-30; boys
and girls ages 7-14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $225, $200 for Penn
employees. A camp for youngsters who are either beginning
their soccer careers or who are ready to develop those
important first skills of the game. The week's instruction
will teach individual skills and techniques through exercises
and small-sided games. Call (215) 573-6178 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for
brochures. Visit http://pennathletics.ocsn.com/sports/w-soccer for information.
Bagnoli All-Star Football Camp
Camp runs July 25-28 and is geared towards boys entering
grades 7-12. The camp is intended for players interested
in improving basic skills and learning both offensive and
defensive techniques. Cost is $360 for an overnight camper
and $285 for a day camper. Information and registration
e-mail email@example.com. Applications are
available at http://pennathletics.ocsn.com/camps/penn-camps.html.
opportunity for 23-25 children ages 6-12 to develop Arabic
language skills and appreciate Arabic culture July 5-23,
at the Morris Arboretum, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; contact Hazami Sayed
at (267) 303-0070 or visit www.albustanseeds.org.
Anthropologists in the Making
children ages 8--12 and for the fist time, young teens ages
13--15 can participate in a day camp that takes them through
time, across continents--and it's right on campus. Anthropologists
in the Making Summer Adventures, organized by the Education
Department of UPM, it will run from June 28-August 20, with
eight theme-oriented one-week sessions. New this year, there
are four weeks of Junior Explorers Camp for young
teens, July 12-August 6. Children may choose one or more
of eight one-week adventure programs; young teens have the
option of taking one to four weeks of the Junior Explorers
Camp. This year's themes are: