Posted: 06/08/2023 | by Tori

Summer Camps in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster has tons of fun for the kids this summer with a variety of summer camps, check them out!

Black Rock Retreat
1345 Kirkwood Pk, Quarryville |
(717) 775-6165
Black Rock Retreat is offering its first-ever Soccer Day Camp for 1st-8th graders, a day camp for 1st-6th graders to experience the outdoors, and their overnight camp for 2nd-12th graders.

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
510 Centerville Rd. Lancaster | (717) 898-1900
Dutch Apple hosts their Broadway Bound Camp which provides young actors the opportunity to participate in a theatrical experience that will develop confidence, responsibility and teamwork. Participants in our classes build self-esteem as they refine their creativity, active listening, and concentration skills all while learning about musical theatre.

YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser
201 Cushion Peak Rd, Reinholds |
(610) 670-2267
Just a short drive away, Camp Conrad Weiser features themed camps such as paintball training, Harry Potter, horseback riding, and more as well as traditional summer camps.

Corn Cob Acres
191 College Avenue, Mountville | (717) 285-7748

New for 2023, Corn Cob Acres is introducing their Camp CCA, a day camp experience for kids ages 5-12. Children will participate in education and supervised play activities geared toward that specific week's theme. Week 1 is Down on the Farm (June 19-22), Week 2 is Farm Olympics (June 26-29), Week 3 is STEAM on the Farm (July 10-13) and Week 4 is Amazing Animals (July 17-20). Learn more about each week by visiting their website.

Girl Scouts Camps

Various Locations

There are several camps for Girl Scouts located near Lancaster. Camps include cabin & tent options, glamping, thrills, STEM activities, and animal lovers.

Hands-On House

721 Landis Valley Rd, Lancaster |
(717) 569-5437
Campers at Hands-On House will encounter STEM Challenges, make crafts, play games based on weekly themes, and have all the fun you expect in the museum. Camps are offered for ages 4-10.

Lancaster County Environmental Center
1050 Rockford Road, Lancaster | (717) 295-2055
Their day camps will fill those long summer days with guided activities that both educate and delight. Let your kids learn and explore the nature around them with fun-filled days with the Lancaster County Parks & Rec.

Lancaster Rec
Various Locations
| (717) 392-2115 x138
Lancaster Rec offers three high-quality summer camps for boys and girls, starting right after the school year ends. Each camp is unique and has its own theme weeks, daily activities and field trips. Your child may start at any of our summer camps the day after you register them, if you do so before noon. Free lunch and snack is served every day at Discovery Day Camp, Sports of All Sorts and Camp Optimist.

Lancaster Science Factory

454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster
| (717) 509-6363
Lancaster Science Factory is offering 25 STEM-related camps for K-8th kids. Camps include Junior Coders, Air & Space, 3D Printing, Making a Mural, Video Game Design and many more.

Lancaster Technology Camps

330 Mumma Dr, Salunga-Landisville | (717) 478-1921
Lancaster Technology Camps offer a variety of camps in movie making, photography, robotics, video game designs, and more tech-related interests!

Millersville University
40 Dilworth Rd, Millersville | (717) 871-4636
The Millersville University Campus thrives during the summer offering a wide variety of camps for a fun and positive experience. Camps are available for younger children, tweens, and teens and provide wonderful opportunities to learn about a specific area of interest and experience what it’s like to be on a college campus. From Technology Camp, to Music Camp, to Field Hockey Camp – a wide variety of offerings for a fun and positive experience.

North Museum of Nature and Science
400 College Avenue, Lancaster | (717) 358-3941
GSK Science in the Summer™ is a science education program that helps elementary school children “grow into science.”In partnership GSK Science in the Summer™ , the Franklin Institute and the North Museum of Nature and Science is providing a FREE summer science camp, for students entering Grades 2 – 6 at the North Museum of Nature and Science.

1571 Manheim Pk, Lancaster | (717) 415-5486
Snapology of Lancaster offers a variety of STEAM camps year-round. Their camps include RoboPets Robotics, Jedi Masters, Amusement Park Engineering, and many more!

Spooky Nook Sports

75 Champ Blvd, Manheim | (717) 945-7087
Spooky Nook Sports offers camps focusing on certain sports, of course, as well as kids camps, experience camps, ninja camp, and more.

Tiny Town

533 Janet Avenue, Lancaster | (717) 947-7350
Tiny Town is offering The Future is You! summer camp this year! Offering two different camps, one for Big Kids (ages 4-8) and one for toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years old). From the future of robots to the future of fashion; Tiny Town has numerous unique summer camp opportunities.

Woodcrest Retreat
225 Woodcrest Rd, Ephrata | (717) 738-2233
Woodcrest Retreat offers three camps; Discover day camp for age groups 6-11, Trekkers day camp for ages 12-14, and a Wilderness Day Camp for ages 8-12.

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