Parents are sharing their picks for the best summer sports camps near Philadelphia! Whether your kids are looking for a little friendly competition, to bring their skills to the next level, or just to try something new, you'll find a great fit on this list.
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Phillies Baseball Academy - Summer Camp
Sue Krawitz Tandoc: Boys and girls can be a part of The Phillies Baseball Academy, the premier area baseball summer camp. Campers will receive professional instruction, an official uniform, team play, practice of drills like throwing, catching and batting, much more. Their weekly schedule also includes home run derbies, fielding contests and throwing contests. Each week culminates in a graduation and awards ceremony.
Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps - The Penn Tennis Camp
Shila: Regarded as a premier experience with top rated all-season facilities, Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps take place at the University of Pennsylvania. This comprehensive full day instructional program gives campers individual attention while focusing on technique. The environment is both fun and competitive, while instruction is tailored to groups of similar age and experience level.
Summer Fit CAMP
$199/week, plus $45 registration fee
Shila: At Summer Fit CAMP, children engage in overall fitness and health education. Kids will get exposure in a positive environment to a variety of different fitness-related activities and sports such as basketball, flag football, volleyball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, kickball, and more. In a continual effort to promote physical play, activities also include Xbox Kinetic, dancing, and field trips to trampoline parks, water parks, and bowling alleys to name a few. Camp also promotes Christian values. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Philadelphia 76ers Basketball Camps
Full day, half day, overnight options
Shila: Philly's Official NBA team offers co-ed basketball camps coached by experienced community members. Jr. 76ers day camps are designed to build a strong foundation for the game, campers (ages 6-14) will develop skills in shooting, ball handling, passing and more in a fun and positive learning environment. Jr. 76ers Skills Camp is a high-performance camp designed for dedicated players (ages 10-17) who want to develop top-notch skills in a competitive environment. They also offer an overnight camp!
Philadelphia Sports Club - Camp Highpoint
Full & half day
Shila: A typical full day starts with soccer, kickball, basketball or field games. After lunch, the kids do three activities. Depending on location, there's swimming, laser tag, wallyball, science and nature, arts and crafts, rope courses and more. Half-days can start in the morning or afternoon.
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