Q92.9 FM Summer Camp Guide

It’s every parent’s concern: What’s the best way for your child to spend his or her free time during summer? 

Summer camps play a significant role is boosting your children’s growth and development. The benefits of camp are plenty, from life lessons beyond the classroom and the value of playtime to appreciating nature, staying active and unplugging from technology all while building confidence, independence, and leadership skills. In addition, camps will create a long-lasting memory for your kids. 

Happy Camp Searching!

Join us for a summer of making, learning, and endless possibilities at Assemble’s STEAM Summer Camps, where Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math converge for enriching, hands-on experiences! Each week of camp focuses on a different STEAM-related theme, such as “Animation Camp” and “Eco Explorers.” Camps are set up by age groups for Grades 1-2, Grades 3-5, and Grades 5-9. Participants will enjoy a variety of field trips, creative projects, and visits from guest experts! Camps begin June 17 and run Mon-Fri from 9am-4pm, with optional before and after care from 8am-5pm. Assemble Summer Camps are free for Garfield residents. Visit assemblepgh.org for more info!
Chatham University’s Music & Arts Day Camp provides a fun and engaging summer day camp emphasizing music and the arts. Located on Chatham’s unparalleled Shadyside Campus, families can choose between a six-week session running from June through July or 3-week sessions running in June or July.  The camp is for rising 1st-grade through 9th-grade children, and activities include musical theater, mixed media, School of Rock, swimming, sports activities, and more. In addition, Chatham is also offering a variety of sports camps for soccer, lacrosse, basketball, and baseball. Learn more at www.chatham.edu/summercamps
YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer, situated in Fombell, PA, is an inclusive overnight summer camp for campers’ grades 2nd to 11th. With almost a century of providing enriching residential summer experiences, this historic camp emphasizes personal development and outdoor appreciation fostering lifelong friendships and unforgettable memories. Affiliated with the Greater Pittsburgh YMCA, Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer upholds values such as Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility. Camp offers an array of unforgettable experiences through activities such as archery, rock climbing, and canoeing. Embracing inclusivity, the camp also extends its services to adults with disabilities, ensuring a supportive and accessible atmosphere for all participants. Visit ycampkok.org.
Penn State Beaver is the place to be this summer. Let your kids explore their interests and expand their minds! Penn State Beaver offers academic STEAM camps such as crime scene investigation, musical theater, robotics, coding, cooking, and a new mythical creatures camp! Young athletes can improve sports skills, learn teamwork, and build self-confidence at softball, baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, or fitness camps! All camps are located at the heart of Beaver County at Penn State Beaver Campus. Visit beaver.psu.edu/youth. Hurry, space is limited! Give your kids a summer they won’t forget!
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, located near Uniontown, PA will be offering summer camps in June and July for students in grades 1 through 12. Camps will cover subject areas such as the arts, storytelling, science, career exploration, and STEM. Camps typically run from 9AM to 3PM each day. Discounts are available for multiple camps. Descriptions, dates and prices will be announced shortly. We have experienced instuctors, a beautiful campus, free lunch, and loads of fun! Don’t miss out – Join us at Penn State Fayette for summer camps. For more information, please call 724-430-4211 or visit fayette.psu.edu/ce/youth.
Experience Sewickley Academy during summer break.
Families from all over the Pittsburgh region are welcome to participate in our creative and challenging
academic, art, and athletic programs from Sewickley Academy’s faculty and partners! Visit swck.ly/summercamp for more info!
Windwood Day Camp offers up to 11 weeks of summer camp for children ages 4-13.  Windwood is located in the Wexford Area.  The program offers tons of activities such as swimming, science projects, sports activities, archery, arts and crafts, singing, dancing, zipline, instructional swimming, bounce houses, special entertainment, Friday Fun Days, and so much more.  Parents can also take advantage of the Early Drop off and Late Pick up options for no additional cost.  Tuition price discounts are also available when signing up for multiple weeks at a time.  Don’t miss out, visit our website at windwoodpark.com for more information and online registration!