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Summer Study at Penn State
THE SUMMER STUDY AT PENN STATE programs are total pre-collegiate experiences that combine academics and fun (with numerous sports & recreation activities).
SUMMER STUDY AT PENN STATE is a 6.5-week, COLLEGE CREDIT program for qualified 10th, 11th or 12th grade students at the University Park campus of Penn State University, one of America's leading universities. Students earn 3 credits while enrolled in an actual college course taught by distinguished Penn State faculty. Courses include Sociology, History, Biology, Music, Astronomy, Literature, English, Human Development and Family Studies, Art, Psychology, Languages, Theater, Communications and more. In addition to their college course, students choose at least one non-credit enrichment class to round out their academic programming. These "high interest & low pressure" classes include Journalism, Creative Writing, a Community Service program, the nationally renowned Kaplan SAT Preparation course, Calculus, Speed Reading, Engineering, Architecture, Law, ESL, Theater, Music, Art, Medicine, Business and other exciting offerings.
SUMMER ENRICHMENT AT PENN STATE is a 6-week,3.5-week or 2-week NON-CREDIT program for qualified 9th, 10th or 11th grade students. Students select challenging, yet fun classes from a variety of subjects taught by Summer Enrichment instructors. Classes include Creative Writing, Speed Reading, Expository Writing, Theater, Art, Introduction to Law, Photography, Computers, Architecture, Music, Kaplan SAT Preparation course, Community Service, Internships and much more.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ENRICHMENT AT PENN STATE is a 2-week or 4-week program for quailfied 8th grade students. Students will select from a variety of fun and academically enriching classes such as computers, public speaking, chess, theater, writing classes and more.
In all programs, students have full use of the extensive sports and recreational facilities of this "Big Ten" campus, including 2 golf courses, 48 tennis courts, a 72 acre lake, 2 indoor ice skating rinks, 36 racquetball/squash courts, 4 indoor & outdoor pools, basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball and lacrosse facilities. Private tennis and golf instruction is also available as are clinics in basketball, soccer and volleyball. In addition to sports, daily afternoon activities also include Tie-Dying, Jewelry-making, an A Capella singing group, Dance workshop, Rock Band, Poets' Corner and more. Fun-filled evenings include shows, concerts, dance clubs, ice-skating, movies, broomball, bowling, skit night and other great activities.
To further assist in college selection, SUMMER STUDY students have THREE TRAVEL WEEKENDS visiting nearby colleges and universities including Cornell, Syracuse, Ithaca, George Washington, Johns Hopkins, Bucknell and University of Maryland. SUMMER ENRICHMENT students have one weekend away and select either the Upstate NY or Washington DC area trip. 2-week and MIDDLE SCHOOL ENRICHMENT students will take a full day/night trip to nearby Hershey Park. OUR EXCLUSIVE CONCEPT of weekend travel is included in the program fee and completes "THE TOTAL PRE-COLLEGIATE EXPERIENCE" at PSU.
Camp Cayuga in the Poconos
First-Time Camper Guarantee! Separate Teen Campus. Over 60 Daily Activities: Horseback Riding (no fee), Flying Trapeze, Paintball, ATVs, Private Tennis Lessons. Create your own activity schedule each morning with your friends! Modern Facilities. Mature Staff. 2-4-6-8 weeks. Same family ownership since 1964. 1-800-4-CAYUGA.
GENERAL CAMP INFORMATION: Camp Cayuga is a private, coed, nonsectarian, residential summer camp for children ages 5 to 15. The camp is located on a secluded 350-acre estate in the Pocono Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania, just outside the village of Honesdale. It’s about a 3-hour drive from NYC and Philadelphia.
QUALITY & EXPERIENCE: Camp Cayuga was purchased by Mike Buynak in 1964, who turned over the full-time directorship in 1983 to his son, Brian. The Buynaks have owned & operated summer camps since 1957 and have earned a fine reputation over 50 years for providing healthy, safe, fun-filled summers for children! Cayuga is an ACA accredited camp.
GUARANTEE TO FIRST-TIME CAMPERS: Everyone has fun at Camp Cayuga - that’s our promise to you! We specialize in first-time campers and back-up our promise with “Cayuga’s First-Time Camper Guarantee”. Our guarantee provides for a full prorated tuition refund to any first-time camper departing prior to the conclusion of his or her registered session. That's a promise!
SEPARATE TEEN CAMPUS: Cayuga’s property is divided into 2 campuses. With two separate campuses, we can provide two separate programs geared to the different age groups on each campus. Teen Campus houses campers entering 8th to 10th grade who are 13 years old (or older) before arriving at camp. Teen Campus is reserved exclusively for teenagers. Junior Campus houses campers entering 1st to 8th grade who are 13 years old or younger. Campers entering 8th grade, who are 13 years of age before arrival, have the option to reside on either campus.
CREATE YOUR OWN ACTIVITY SCHEDULE: Campers, entering 5th grade & higher, select their own activities each morning after breakfast. Campers can sign-up with their friends, so they can attend the same activities together that day. There are over 60 different activities offered every day! Cayuga’s Elective Program provides campers the opportunity to explore their individual interests and pursue those interests he/she finds most challenging.
JUNIOR DIVISION ACTIVITY SCHEDULE: Campers, entering 4th grade & lower, participate in the Junior Activity Program. Each Junior cabin is provided with its own weekly activity schedule, which is geared to the age and gender of the cabin group. The schedule is different each day of the week! Campers travel together as a “cabin group” to activities under the direct supervision of their counselor.
ENROLLMENT INFORMATION: The camper population is limited to 390 campers. To register your child at Cayuga, you can complete the on-line camper enrollment application or the hard-copy application. Cayuga offers flexible sessions including 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks. Diversity and nonrepetition of the program are two guidelines we use in planning the summer's calendar of events. Sibling credits and "early registration" discounts are available.
OVER 60 DAILY ACTIVITIES: Cayuga offers over 60 daily activities including horseback riding (included in tuition), paintball, ATVs, skateboarding, all land and water sports, as well as scuba diving clinics, swim meets, track meets, horse shows, overnights, cookouts, and exciting trips, weekly special events, and fun evening activities.
FUN TRIPS: This summer is loaded with exciting trips to Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Virginia; Niagara Falls & Canada; New York City; Hershey Amusement Park & The Chocolate World; Dorney Amusement Park & Wild Water Kingdom; Yankees AAA Baseball Games; Backpacking Trips; Rafting Trips; Canoe Trips; Theatre Trips; Golf Course Trips; and many more!
CAMP STAFF: Our success with first-time campers is directly related to the quality of our staff. Each camper is under the close care and direct supervision of at least 2 cabin counselors. Our youngest counselor is entering his sophomore year of college. There is no Junior Staff Program at Cayuga. Our Division Directors assist the cabin counselors, and will frequently communicate with our campers' parents when deemed necessary. In addition, there are over 40 Senior Staff Members who direct and supervise various areas of the camp's program, and stand ready to work with your child on a one-to-one basis to make his/her summer camp experience a successful one. The staff/camper ratio is 1 to 4.
Cayuga features some of the most comprehensive facilities available in camping today: Comfortable Modern Cabins (large bathrooms with 3 to 7 private showers per cabin), 2 Pools, 13-Acre Private Lake, Dining Hall on each campus, Equestrian Center (25 horses, 2 riding rings, scenic trails), Petting Zoo (goats, sheep, mini horse, bunnies, etc), Tennis Center (10 courts), Skate Park (half-pipe, pyramids, ramps, grind rails), Gymnasium, Teen Rec Center, High & Low Adventure Ropes Course (32' climbing tower, 205' zip line, 6 stations), Performing Arts Building, Dance Studio, Aerobics Studio, Martial Arts Room, Weight Training Room, Video Game Room, Roller Hockey Rink, Indoor & Outdoor Basketball Courts, 4 Grass Volleyball Courts, 2 Sand Volleyball Courts, 2 Creative Arts Pavilions, Pottery Room (15 wheels), Ceramics Room (4 kilns), Photography Darkroom, Radio DJ Broadcasting Stations, ATV Track, Mountain Biking & Hiking Trails, Baseball Fields, 4 Athletic Fields, Paintball Fields, 2 Archery Ranges, 2 Riflery Ranges, 4 Golf Cages, 4 Bungee Trampolines, Overnight Sites, Cookout Sites, 2 Snack Bars, Staff Lounge, Separate Teen Campus, and 350 secluded acres for hiking, dreaming, and exploring!
Lake Greeley Camp
First Time Camper Specialists! We pay special attention to the needs of those campers away from home for the first time. Over 60 daily activities and great facilities! Accredited by the American Camping Association. Contact us for a FREE DVD and brochure!
Lake Greeley Camp is a residential camp nestled in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania on 250 picturesque acres, including our very own 50 acre lake. We are a family owned and operated camp specializing in first time campers for more than 45 years.
Our modern cabins are home to 300 campers during the summer, approximately 150 boys and 150 girls, ranging in ages from 6 to 15. Also living in each cabin with the campers are at least two college age counselors, providing 24 hour supervision. Our facilities include a new 12,000 square foot gymnasium, amphitheater, two horseback riding rings, an Olympic size pool, a dance studio and three athletic fields. This year campers can also see something else towering 45 feet above the ground, our brand new rock climbing wall and zipline.
Lake Greeley Camp offers a 100% elective program for campers entering the 5th grade and up. Every day campers can design their own schedule and take part in only the activities they want. During the course of a single day we will offer professional instruction in over 60 different activities. The activities include: Waterskiing, Paintball, Skateboarding, Trapeze, ATV – Quad Riding, Rockwall, Ropes Course, Zipline, Horseback Riding, Archery, Riflry, Mountain Biking, Gymnastics, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Tennis, Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Roller Hockey, Weightlifting, Martial Arts, Golf, Arts & Crafts, Pottery & Ceramics, Woodworking, Theater, Photography, Video Production, Radio – DJ, Camp Newspaper, Guitar, Keyboards, Bungee Trampoline, Swim Instruction, Sailing, Windsurfing and Water Trampoline,
If all that weren’t enough, we also offer a number of trips and special activities for our campers to take advantage of. First, eight times during the summer we will be taking trips to see the AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees. If you like football, then get ready to enjoy the fast-paced action of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers. Twice during the summer we will pack up the entire camp and go to Dorney Park and Wild Water Kingdom for the day. This summer our exciting Three Day Trip will be to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. On a daily basis we will be taking trips to nearby Promised Land State Park and Shohola Falls. There’s also whitewater rafting trips down the Delaware River and off camp mountain biking trips. If you would like to do some good old fashioned camping you can do that too with one of the many overnights we offer right on our campgrounds. You can also combine your love of horses and camping with one of our horseback overnights. On the 4th of July get ready for the famous Lake Greeley Camp picnic, including giant inflatables and fireworks. Specialized clinics taking place during the summer include clinics by professional scuba divers and the Five Star Basketball Clinic. Campers can also participate in Inter Camp games against other camps in just about all of the sports that we offer. There are no tryouts, just sign up.
Lake Greeley Camp is accredited by the American Camping Association. Our priorities are to provide a safe, fun and exciting summer experience for our campers. It is our goal to provide a supportive, family atmosphere at Lake Greeley. We offer discounts of tuition rates for those who enroll early. For our complete promotional package, including our camp DVD, please contact our winter off at 800-743-6754.
Camp Lohikan in the Pocono Mountains
All Arts, Sports & Adventure Activities. Professional Instruction. 65+Daily Activities PLUS Horseback Riding (Ride Every Day - FREE!), Paintball, Jet Ski, Water Ski, ATV-Quads, Bungee Trampoline, Flying Trapeze, Skate Park, USTA Tennis, Rock Band, Spy Camp, Circus Arts, Honda Dirt Bikes, Gymnastics, Performing Arts. Elective "Free Choice" Program. First-Time Camper Program. Tuition Refund Guarantee.
CAMP LOHIKAN in the Pocono Mountains
Camp Lohikan has been owned and operated by the Buynak family since 1957. For over 56 years we have provided a safe, nurturing camp environment where children are encouraged to try new things, learn new skills, make friends, and most of all have FUN!
Amazing things happen when kids are having the time of their lives! In our supportive camp community campers receive lots of positive reinforcement and come home after the camp experience with more independence, stronger self-confidence, and enhanced social skills. It’s an experience with benefits that will last a lifetime!
What sets Camp Lohikan apart from other camps is our program and staff. Nowhere else will you find a summer program with more challenging, exciting activities than Lohikan. Campers get to choose from 65+ arts, sports, and adventure activities every day! And they’re surrounded by highly skilled staff members who enjoy working with children. At least 50% of Lohikan’s staff are experienced, returning staff members. Our key management staff have over 200 years of combined camp experience.
First-time campers receive special attention. Campers coming to Camp Lohikan for their first summer are assigned to senior staff members who monitor their needs and happiness on a daily basis. Our success with first-time campers is one of Lohikan’s hallmarks and we back it up with a Tuition Refund Guarantee!
If your plans allow, we encourage you to visit us during the summer to witness the spirit of Camp Lohikan first hand. If this is not possible, we provide tours of the camp during the off season for your convenience. We can also visit your home to answer questions you might have.
References from Camp Lohikan families are available upon request.
ELECTIVE INTER/SENIOR PROGRAM (5th grade and older): Older campers participate in Lohikan's popular Elective Program. Campers get to choose ALL of their activities on a weekly and daily basis. It’s the ultimate in individualized scheduling! Not only do you get to choose all of your activities... you're guaranteed to get the activities of your choice! Imagine designing a schedule where you can specialize in as many activities as YOU want... or travel with your friends and experience every activity we offer! It's the best!!!
JUNIOR PROGRAM (4th grade and younger): Young campers travel as a cabin group to activities under the close supervision of their cabin counselors. All of the arts, sports and adventure activities deemed appropriate for the age and gender of the group are included in the cabin schedule. Certain activity sites offer electives which allow even junior campers some choice in their activity schedule!
TEEN PROGRAM: The elective program and the 65+ daily activity choices are only two reasons why Lohikan's program is so popular with teens. Exciting evening activities, trips, and special events round out the perfect teen program. Favorites include: Senior Lake Beach Parties, Camp-a-Palooza Rock Concerts, Senior Socials and DJ Dance Parties, Senior Trips, Senior Tiki Bivouac, Senior Movies, Senior Snack Bar & Game Room, Senior Experiment Week, and lots more!
Teenagers who age out of the camper program have the opportunity to continue their camp experience by joining Lohikan's Junior Staff Mentoring Program. Participants in the Leadership Training Program receive a hands-on education that includes: daily program responsibilities, child care skills training, leadership assignments and sessions dedicated to college application preparation. Junior staff members can also participate in the camp's ARC lifeguard certification program. Individuals who successfully complete the junior staff program are guaranteed a counselor staff position at camp.
65+ EXCITING DAILY ACTIVITIES! Pure FUN!... Horseback Riding (Ride Every Day Program - FREE!), Jet Skiing, Paintball, Water Skiing, ATV-Quads, Honda Dirt Bikes, Circus Arts, Flying Trapeze, Rock Band, USTA Tennis, Bungee Trampoline, Gymnastics, Skate Park, Volleyball, Wake Boarding, Scuba Diving, Tarzan Lake Swing, Rave Water Trampoline, Dance, Drama, Music (Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Voice), Tech Theater, Golf, Basketball, All Field Sports (Lacrosse, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Football, Field Hockey, Rugby), Roller Hockey, Backpacking, High & Low Ropes, Rock Climbing, Zip Lines, Mt. Cycling, Outdoor Living Skills, Creative Arts (20+ arts and crafts workshops), Woodworking, Ceramics, Pottery, Rocketry, Chess, Radio Broadcasting, Video Production, Photography, Culinary Arts, Computers, Email (Campers can email home every day!), All Water Sports, Swimming (recreational and instructional), Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Lake Water Slide, Track & Field, Fitness Training, Martial Arts, Wrestling, Mt. Boarding, Archery, Riflery, Cheerleading, and Fishing. Additional non-daily activities include: Delaware Canoe Trips, Rafting Trips. Horseback Overnights, Trips to Amusement Parks, Inter-Camp Games, and lots more!
PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION: All activities are instructed by professionals and supported by a staff of college-enrolled instructors who are certified in their field of specialty. Beginner through advanced skill levels are accommodated and, in certain activities, private lessons are available, i.e., tennis, equitation, music. In addition to instructional classes, recreational time is provided in all activities.
MORE FUN - SUMMER CLINICS! Clinics are special programs offered to add more value to the summer camp experience. Each of our clinics are offered numerous times throughout the summer. Certain clinics are concentrated instructional sessions designed to improve skills by focusing the camper's attention and energy for 2-3 hours a day over a 3-4 day period. These clinics include: The Competitive Tennis Clinic, Beginner/Intermediate Golf Clinics, Cheerleading Clinic, Equestrian Clinic, Horse Care Clinic, High-Five Basketball Clinic and more!
Other clinics focus on the performance aspect of an activity offered in the daily program. Participants receive special instruction and training in preparation for an exhibition or performance which is scheduled for all-camp or public viewing. These clinics include: The X-Games Skateboarding Clinic, the Circus Show Clinic, the Hip Hop Clinic, DJ Clinic, Paintball Tournament Clinic, and the Rock Band Concert Clinic.
Lastly, there are clinics that feature instruction and experiences not offered in the daily program. These clinics include: Spy Camp, Survival Camp, the CSI Clinic, and the Culinary Arts Clinic. No matter which clinic strikes your fancy, you're guaranteed to have a lot of FUN!
AWESOME CAMP STAFF: A great camp experience is only possible with great camp staff. This is where we shine! Our 50+ senior staff members are adult professionals who assume supervisory responsibilities in camp and at least 90% return every summer. Our in-cabin counselors are college-enrolled staff members. Over 50% return every summer. Ninety percent of our staff are Americans who are recruited from all over the United States for their skills, experience and ability to work with children. All staff members are personally interviewed, references are contacted, previous employment is confirmed, criminal background checks are conducted and detailed applications are required. During the 7-10 day pre-camp orientation period staff members are certified in the camp's safety procedures, qualified for instructional responsibilities and receive professional child care training to assume counseling responsibilities during the summer.
CAMP LOHIKAN'S MISSION: Camp Lohikan is a warm, welcoming community of children and adults who come together summer after summer to experience the FUN and personal growth of "camp". Our goal is to provide an environment of support and encouragement where children will grow outside their comfort zone and try new things. Our program is designed to challenge every child with something new to do and provide that child with the opportunity to experience success whether it be in the arts, sports or adventure program areas. Our staff members promote positive interactions among the campers and provide daily role-modeling of character traits we teach in camp: kindness, acceptance, honesty, good sportsmanship, appreciation, cooperation, and leadership. The overall camp program is designed to provide the ultimate in summer camp FUN with the additional lifelong benefits of enhancing the camper's independence, self-confidence, and interpersonal skills.
MEDICAL STAFF: Camp Lohikan's Health Center is staffed with a camp physician, five registered nurses, a health services manager and medical assistants, all of whom reside on the camp grounds. The camp health center is open 24 hours a day.
Independent Lake Camp
A Superior Pocono Mountain Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17. Powerful Individualized Programming, Diverse and Intimate Community, with Committed Creativity and Superb Facilities.
Independent Lake camp is a Superior Pocono Mountain Summer Camp that offers a truly unique summer experience. With a diverse and intimate community, committed creativity, powerful individualized programming and superb facilities this may be the place for your child. Independent Lake Camp offers 2,3,4,5,7 and 9 week session for boys and girls ages 6-17.
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Summer at Woodlynde
K-12 Weekly classes or full 6 week program. Flexible classes in academics, art, music, drama, cooking, activity classes. Look us up on the web Under The Woodlynde School
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