An Art-Terrific Summertime Camp
Join us for a week of artistic connections for summertime fun! Art campers will learn basic drawing techniques and explore many fantastic art forms using different media. As we cut, draw, paint, glitter, glue, rub pastels, and make puppets together, we will be developing our storytelling and team-building skills. Come join us for a fun-filled week of art adventure.
Boys’ Basketball Camp
Come to basketball camp! Penn State Basketball Camp will focus on an instructional program based on the individual needs of each camper. We will provide individualized skill development by offering stations, one-on-one coaching, and small group drills. Campers will also get to demonstrate the skills learned during instruction by putting them to use during 3-on-3 competition, 1-on-1 games, and full court competitive games. Each camper will receive a t-shirt and a final camp “report card” with coaching tips and workout plans to help with their continued development.
Coding with Scratch—An Introduction
Scratch is a computer program built on a visual programming language that teaches students their first set of coding skills. Activities are designed to introduce students to the Scratch programming environment and to teach them about the different user components of Scratch. Students will become familiar with changing backgrounds and sprites. Using Scratch, students will create several short programs and a mini computer game. In the process, they will learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively—essential skills for everyone in today’s society.
Girls’ Basketball Camp
Campers come to basketball camp, with all types of goals: Penn State Basketball Camp will focus on an instructional program based on the individual needs of each camper. We will emphasize individualized skill development by offering stations, one-on-one coaching, and small-group drills. Campers will also get to demonstrate the skills learned during instruction by putting them to use during 3-on-3 competition, 1-on-1 games, and full-court competitive games. Each camper will receive a t-shirt and a final camp “report card” with coaching tips and workout plans to help with their continued development.
Girls’ Volleyball Camp
Beginners to experienced players will benefit from this fun week of learning key volleyball fundamentals by incorporating drills and team games. Students will learn the essential elements of serving, serve receiving, forearm passing, setting, hitting, blocking, team serve reception, team defense, and transition to offense. Campers will also work on leadership and teamwork exercises. The end result will be a love for the sport of volleyball!
Lil’ Lionettes Dance Camp
Do you love to dance? Want to learn a Lionette dance team routine? This camp will offer it all! Learn the FUNdamentals of yoga/stretch, ballet, dance team/poms, Hip Hop, Swing/partnering and much more. Each day will include technique drills, dance terminology, and choreography for many different styles of dance in an enthusiastic atmosphere. The camp will conclude with a performance for all parents to show off what you have accomplished.
Musical Theatre: Disney’s High School Musical Jr! NEW Production!
Spend one exciting week learning what it takes to put on a high-spirited musical production! Campers will have a show-stopping good time learning all aspects of a musical production—staging, prop and costume development, singing, acting, and dancing. This camp culminates in a full-blown performance for family and friends on Friday at 2:00 p.m.
Children will learn how nature works by embarking on nature walks to learn about birds, insects and critters and their importance in the ecosystem. Campers will learn all about clouds all while making them! The rainforest may differ from NEPA, but it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. The little safari hunters will collect rocks, soil, plants, leaves and more to create their own terrarium and crafts.
Women in Sciences & Engineering (WISE)
WISE (Women in Sciences & Engineering) is a STEM camp. The topic for the 2022 WISE Summer Camp is Citizen Science: how games make science accessible. For more info, please visit our WISE web page.