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NEPA Summer Camps 2022

This post will be updated periodically to reflect weekly changes. Some camps may be added or removed from the list.

Keep Your Kids Learning, Playing & Exploring All Summer Long


It’s not easy to fill all those long, sunny days with enriching activities, crucial social interaction, and hours of fun. Sure, they’ll ride that “school’s out for summer” high for the first two weeks or so. Eventually, the shine wears off, and when it does, you’ll start hearing that famous summer mantra — “I’m so boooooorrred-uh,” or the classic “There’s nothing to doooooo-uh.”

Note: adding “-uh” at the end of every remonstration signifies we have breached DEFCON 5 level dramatic. Proceed with caution.

Be prepared well in advance for those all too familiar dregs of summer. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of NEPA summer camps. From basketball day camps to overnight adventures in nature to exploring STEM occupations, Northeastern Pennsylvania is home to hundreds of incredible camps all summer long.

Virtual Summer Camps

Experience all the wonders of summer camp from the comfort of home. Discover digital playgrounds and follow along with counselors as they sing, create, cook, play and make the occasional mess. Many camp programs are offering supplies and materials by mail.

Everhart Museum Adventure Weeks
Everhart Museum
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Macaroni Kid’s DIY Summer Camp
Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre
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Traditional Day Camps

Traditional day camps will keep your little ones busy all day with fun, educational activities, fresh air and plenty of sunshine. And they’ll be back home to tell you all about it over dinner.

Bloomsburg Area YMCA
30 East 7th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-0188
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Bloom Early Education Center Summer Camp
135 Owen Street, Swoyersville, PA 18704
(570) 763-7151
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Building Blocks Summer Camp — Wilkes-Barre
1082 Route 315, Plaza 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
(570) 970-8511
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Building Blocks Summer Camp — Mountaintop
502 South Mountain Boulevard, Mountain Top, PA 18707
(570) 474-2250
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Building Blocks Summer Camp — Dallas
1176 Twin Stacks Drive, Twin Stacks Center, Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 674-5326
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Camp Orchard Hill
640 Orchard Road, Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 333-4098
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Catholic Youth Center (Wyoming Valley CYC)
36 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 823-6121
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Greater Scranton YMCA
706 North Blakely Street, Dunmore, PA 18512
(570) 342-8115
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I’m Big Now Summer Camp
106 South Lehigh Street, Shavertown, PA 18708
(570) 675-1220
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Kingston Recreation Center
655 3rd Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 287-1106
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Peace Camp for Kids
97 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-9977
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Pocono Family YMCA
809 Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(570) 421-2525
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Summer Explorations Day Camps at Wyoming Seminary
1560 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, PA 18704
(570) 270-2161
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Tamaqua YMCA
1201 East Broad Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252
(570) 668-2903
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Waverly Community House
1115 North Abington Road, Waverly, PA 18471
(570) 586-8191
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YMCA – Camp Kresge
382 Camp Kresge Lane, White Haven, PA 18661
(570) 443-2267
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Traditional Overnight Camps

Spending a little time away from the comforts of home at a traditional overnight camp helps build character and independence. And they also get to practice their letter writing skills.

Camp Cayuga
321 Niles Pond Road, Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-3133
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Camp Chen-A-Wanda
355 Camp Road, Thompson, PA 18465
(570) 756-2016
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Camps Equinunk and Blue Ridge
788 Legends Path, Equinunk, PA 18417
(570) 224-4121
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Camp Kresge – Wilkes-Barre YMCA
382 Camp Kresge Lane, White Haven, PA 18661
(570) 443-2267
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Camp Lindenmere
163 Lindenmere Lane, Henryville, PA 18332
(570) 629-0240
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Camp Lohikan
343 Wallerville Road, Lake Como, PA 18473
(570) 798-0255
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Camp Netimus for Girls
708 Raymondskill Road, Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-6131
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Camp Oneka
325 Route 390, Tafton, PA 18464
(570) 226-4049
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Camp Shohola for Boys
105 Weber Road, Greeley, PA 18425
(570) 371 4760
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Camp Starlight
151 Starlight Lake Road, Starlight, PA 18461
(877) 875-3971
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Camp Tioga
1635 State Route 2036, Thompson, PA 18465
(973) 832-7504
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Camp Weequahic
210 Woods Road, Lakewood, PA 18439
(877) 899-9695
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Camp Westmont
81 Spruce Lake Road, Poyntelle, PA 18454
(570) 448-2500
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Independent Lake Camp
70 Clark Road, Thompson, PA 18465
(570) 727-4160
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Lake Greeley Camp
222 Greeley Lake Road, Greeley, PA 18425
(570) 842-3739
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Sports Camps

Work on your jump shot. Hone your goaltending skills. Feed your passion for the games you love at these local summer sports camps.

Backcourt Hoops
5 West Olive Plaza, Scranton, PA 18508
(570) 558-3833
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Big Wheel Roller Skating Camp
3226 North Fifth Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
(570) 424-5499
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Bloomsburg University (Various Sports)
400 East 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 389-4371
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East Stroudsburg University (Various Sports)
200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
(570) 422-3211
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International Gymnastics Camp
100 Gymnastics Way, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(570) 629-0244
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International Sports Training Camp
1100 Twin Lake Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(570) 620-2267
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Keystone College (Various Sports)
One College Green
La Plume, PA 18440
(570) 945-8000
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King’s College (Various Sports)
133 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 208-5855
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Marywood University (Various Sports)
Center for Athletics and Wellness
Marywood University
(570) 954-8252
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Misericordia University (Various Sports)
301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 674-6400
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Muhlenberg College (Various Sports)
2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104
(484) 664-3100
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RailRiders University
250 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, PA 18507
(570) 588-4612
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Revolution Ice Centre
12 Old Boston Road, Pittston, PA 18640
(570) 883-1100
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The Susquehannock Camps
2308 Tripp Lake Road, Brackney, PA 18812
(570) 967-2323
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Tyler Hill Camp
1017 Cochecton Turnpike, Tyler Hill, PA 18469
(570) 224-4131
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United Sports Academy
1035 Reeves Street, Dunmore, PA 18512
(570) 963-5477
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Wilkes University (Various Sports)
84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
(570) 408-4777
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Wyoming Valley Gymnastics
378 Main Street, Edwardsville, PA 18704
(570) 285-4969
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Career Exploration Camps

Learn what it takes to be a scientist, or a police officer and so much more. Get a jumpstart on your future at a camp that allows you to check out different career paths.

Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
(570) 348-6211
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Misericordia University
301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 674-6400
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Penn State Hazleton
13 West Broad Street, Hazleton, PA 18201
(570) 450-3110
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre 
Old Route 115, Lehman, PA 18627
(570) 675-2171
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STEM Camps

Take your love for science, technology, engineering and math to the next level. STEM camps offer a look inside the world’s fastest growing fields.

Bloomsburg Children’s Museum
2 West Seventh Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 389-9206
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Luzerne County Community College
1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
1-800-377-5222
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Middle School Code Breakers Camp at Wyoming Seminary
201 North Sprague Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 270-2161
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Minsi Trails STEM Camp
106 Camp Minsi Road, Pocono Summit, PA 18346
(610) 264-8551
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Nittany Cub Camps
Penn State Worthington
125 Ridgeway Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512
(570) 963-2500
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Penn State Hazleton
76 University Drive, Hazleton, PA 18202
(570) 450-3000
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WISE Camp 
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Old Route 115, Lehman, PA 18627
(570) 675-2171
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Women Empowered By Science (WEBS)
Wilkes University
84 W. South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 408-5000
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Nature Exploration Camps

Get outside and get dirty. Explore the wild side of summer at nature exploration camps designed to give you an up-close look at NEPA’s plants, insects and animals.

Lacawac Sanctuary & Biological Field Station
94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436
(570) 689-9494
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Earth Camp at Indraloka Animal Sanctuary
Indraloka Animal Sanctuary, Dalton, PA 18414
(570) 763-2908
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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, PA 19529
(610) 756-6961
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Old Route 115, Lehman, PA 18627
(570) 675-2171
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Quest – Summer Adventure Camp
Bloomsburg University
400 East 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 389-2100
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Performing Arts Camps

And the Oscar goes to… From singing and acting to directing and stage design, these performing arts camps will help to develop crucial skills in the theatrical arts.

Arts Alive
Marywood University & Ballet Theater of Scranton
1200 Line Street, Archbald, PA 18403
(570) 876-9253
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Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
226 Center Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17846
(570) 784-8181
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Creative & Performing Arts Academy of NEPA
222 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503
(570) 252-4156
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Dietrich Theater
60 East Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-1022
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Kiss Theatre Company
400 East End Centre, Wilkes-Barre Township, PA 18702
(570) 829-1901
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Musical Theater Camp — High School Musical Jr.

Old Route 115, Lehman, PA 18627
(570) 675-2171
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Scranton Cultural Center
420 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503
(570) 346-7369
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S.T.A.R.S. Camp
Shawnee Playhouse
552 River Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
(570) 421-5093
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Wyoming Seminary Creative Arts Camps
201 North Sprague Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 270-2160
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Dance Camps

Perfect that arabesque, and practice those chorus line kicks at one of NEPA’s top notch, summer dance camps. From classical ballet to the latest hip hop steps, these camps will help you lock it down.

Ballet Theater of Scranton / The Dance Studio
310 Penn Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503
(570) 347-2867
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Joan Harris Centre
545 Charles Street, Luzerne, PA 18709
(570) 287-7977
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Lake Bryn Mawr Dance Camp
593 Bryn Mawr Road, Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-2488
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Old Route 115, Lehman, PA 18627
(570) 675-2171
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Wilkes University Summer Dance Intensive
84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 408-5000
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Wyoming Seminary Creative Arts Camps
260 North Sprague Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 270-2167
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Music Camps

Tickle the ivories and pick them guitar strings as you nurture your rock star talent at one of the region’s finest musical summer camps. We’ll say we knew you when.

Camp Crescendo Jazz
Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
(570) 348-6268
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Creative and Visual Arts Camps

Be inspired and create. Or, just awaken your inner Bob Ross and perfect your happy little trees. NEPA’s summer visual arts camps offer everything a budding artist could need.

Arts Alive
1200 Line Street, Archbald, PA 18403
(570) 876-9253
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Bloomsburg Children’s Museum
2 West Seventh Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 389-9206
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Dietrich Theater
60 E. Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-1022
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre 
Old Route, 115, Lehman, PA, 18627
(570) 675-2171
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Spirited Art
253 Scranton Carbondale Highway, Dickson City, PA 18508
(570) 507-1560
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Wyoming Seminary Creative Arts Camps
260 North Sprague Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 270-2167
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Faith-Based Camps

Get together with a group of friends, meet new ones, or just find a little space and time for spiritual fun and reflection at NEPA’s faith-based summer camps.

Arrowhead Bible Camp
122 Arrowhead Cottage Road, Brackney, PA 18812
(570) 663-241
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Bear Creek Camp
3601 Bear Creek Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 472-3741
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Camp Comanche
1557 Heart Lake Road, Scott Township, PA 18433
(570) 254-6272
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Camp Dina for Girls
355 Bangor Mountain Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(718) 437-7117
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Camp Dora Golding for Boys
418 Craigs Meadow Road, East Stroudsburg, PA
(718) 437-7117
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Camp Epachiseca
23 Zaners Bridge Road, Stillwater, PA 17878
(570) 925-2783
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Camp Ichthus
2880 Stagecoach Road W, Palmerton, PA 19701
(610) 410-5871
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Camp Lackawanna
1219 Vosburg Neck Road, Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-3444
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Camp Ladore
35 Ladore Way, Waymart, PA 18472
(570) 488-6121
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Camp Lavi
2656 Upper Woods Road, Lakewood, PA 18439
(570) 798-2009
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Camp Moshava
245 Navajo Road, Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-4271
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Camp Mount Luther
355 Mount Luther Lane, Mifflinburg, PA 17844
(570) 922-1118
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Camp Nah-Jee-Wah
570 Sawkill Road, Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-8596
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Camp Nesher
90 Woods Road, Lakewood, PA 18439
(570) 798-2373
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Camp Orchard Hill
640 Orchard Road, Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 333-4098
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Camp Raninu
62 Raninu Road, Honesdale, PA 18431
(973) 778-5973
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Camp Seneca Lake
1010 Niles Pond Road, Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-3850
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Camp Zeke
31 Barry Watson Way, Lakewood, PA 18439
(212) 913-9783
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JCC Scranton Camp Daleville
Camp Daleville, R.R. 99425, Moscow, PA 18444
(570) 842-8594
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JCC Camp of Wyoming Valley
26 Troxell Switch Road, Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 639-1887
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Mountain View Bible Camp
99 Mt View Lane, Danville, PA 17821
(570) 672-2296
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Mt. Gilead Camp for Girls
440 Rinker Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(570) 629-0920
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Pocono Plateau Camp and Retreat Center
304 Pocono Plateau Road, Cresco, PA 18326
(570) 676-3665
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Rising Light Ridge
588 Railroad Lane, Bear Creek Township, PA 18602
(570) 606-7415
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Rock Mountain Bible Camp
1156 Rock Mountain Drive, Susquehanna, PA 18847
(570) 756-2200
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Round Lake Camp
570 Sawkill Road, Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-8596
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Spruce Lake
5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325
(800) 822-7505
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Streamside Camp
303 Possinger Drive, Stroudsburg, PA 18630
(570) 629-1902
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Boy Scout Camps

Think of all the badges you can earn in one summer dedicated to Boy Scout activities. These camps are sure to keep kids busy from one day to the next.

Camp Acahela
286 T635, Blakeslee, PA 18610
(570) 646-2223
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Camp Lavigne
35 Camp Lavigne Road, Benton, PA 17814
(570) 925-2473
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Camp Minsi
106 Camp Minsi Road, Pocono Summit, PA 18346
(610) 264-8551
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Goose Pond
1047 Goose Pond Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436
(570) 689-2561
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Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation
402 Blue Mountain Road, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
(570) 754-7552
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Pocono Summit Adventure Camp 
106 Camp Minsi Road, Pocono Summit, PA 18346
(610) 264-8551
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Girl Scout Camps

Teamwork, grit, self esteem and girl power abound at these exciting Girl Scout camps. Get the girls together and start earning those badges.

Camp Archbald
100 Camp Archbals Road, Kingsley, PA 18826
(717) 233- 1656
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Camp Mosey Wood
1 Character Road, White Haven, PA 18661
(570) 564-4657
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Camp Wood Haven
103 Camp Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963
(570) 345-4288
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Special Needs Camps

NEPA offers the ultimate summer camp experience for everyone regardless of ability at these carefully designed camps for children with special needs.

Camp Lee Mar
450 PA-590, Lackawaxen, PA 18435
(570) 685-7188
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Rising Light Ridge
588 Railroad Lane, Bear Creek Township, PA 18602
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Summit Camp
168 Duck Harbor Road, Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-4381
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Summer Reading Programs

Hours of adventure await within the pages of a few good books. Local libraries offer summer reading programs to keep kids learning, imagining and exploring all summer long.

Note:  Please consult individual, local libraries for program updates.

Dimmick Memorial Library Summer Reading Program
54 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-2131
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Lackawanna County Library System
520 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
(570) 348-3003
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Luzerne County Library System
71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 823-0165
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Mahanoy City Public Library
17-19 West Mahanoy Street, Mahanoy City, PA 17948
(570) 773-1610
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Article Updated from its Original Version Published on 4/10/19.

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