- Middle School Kids Camp: Monday, Aug. 8 – Friday, Aug. 12 (Students grades 6 – 8), 9 AM – 2:30 PM
- High School Kids Camp: Monday, Aug. 15 – Friday, Aug. 19 (Students grades 9-12), 9 AM – 2:30 PM
School is right around the corner. New friends, new routines. Are you ready to get back to school?
Get all your ingredients ready for a great school year in our Build Your Best School Year Virtual Summer Camps!
Each camper will receive a “Welcome to Camp!” kit including a free Amazon Fire 7 tablet, supplies for camp activities, school supplies, and a special surprise to kick off the start of camp!
Who Can Attend?
Students entering grades 6-12 who reside in Pennsylvania may attend. Priority is given to students experiencing homelessness.
- Opening Remarks by Garry Gilliam, former NFL player and Milton Hershey School graduate
- Animal Qigong and Tai Chi for Youth with Christine Designs Life and Yoga with Bright Kids Yoga
- Comic Drawing and Illustration with Goggleworks
- Exploring Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Train a Virtual Robot to Clean the Ocean with Pittsburgh Technical College and STEM experiments with Dr. Tay
- Introduction to Improv Comedy with Arcade Comedy Theater
- Peer to Peer Mentoring with Juvenile Law Center’s Youth Advocacy Program
- Reel History: Early Hollywood and Digital Literacy and with TEACH
- Bridging Literacy through Storytelling with The Lettered Classroom
- The Best Me I Can Be or Building Your Sense of Self with Wings for Kids
- Nutrition and recipe demonstrations with GIANT Foods and how the immune system works with Lebanon Valley College
- Life Beyond Middle/ High School – Adulting 101 and The Art of Budgeting
Organizations who would like to host a campsite where children can attend, please contact Melissa Turnpaugh at email@example.com or 717-763-6120, ext 120.
There is no cost to families to attend.
Schools and organizations: Please access our digital media toolkit to share news about these camps with the children and families you serve who are experiencing homelessness.
This program is brought to you by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness (ECYEH) program. To learn more about the PA ECYEH Program, visit www.education.pa.gov/K-12/Homeless%20Education/Pages/default.aspx.