Summer Youth Camps

Summer Youth Camps

Penn State Hazleton summer youth programs offer students a fun-filled approach to academic and athletic camps during the summer months.

We offer summer camps for elementary, middle and high school students. Please note the dates, times and locations for the various camps.

 

Summer 2018 Youth Camps

June 18 to June 22, 2018

Critter Camp
Each Critter Camp day will include a high-energy, minimally structured hunt to find and learn about as many different plants and animals as possible. You can share your discoveries and use our lab facilities to examine your specimens under the microscope and use them in simple experiments and creative projects. You’ll also be taken on a field trip to a local stream on one of the five days. This camp will spark your enthusiasm for the natural world!
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Grades: 1-6
Fee: $165
Register: Please check back for the link to register. 

 

Lego Robotics
Lego Mindstorms are used in this camp's compelling activities and hands-on robotic challenges guided by facilitators. After a challenge is introduced, you will work in teams to design, program and test robots. Learn how to try different strategies when designing and programming the robots. Through this approach, you will develop skills involved in teamwork, including communication, problem-solving, engineering and troubleshooting and learn that often there is not one answer to a practical problem, but a number of possible solutions.
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Grades: 2-5
Fee:
Register: Please check back for the link to register. 

 

June 19 and June 20, 2018

Babysitter’s Training with Pediatric First Aid/CPR Training
Discover the rewarding world of childcare and learn what to do when you are in charge! In this camp, you will learn about child safety, how to “play it safe,” and the basics of caring for children – all while developing your leadership skills. Find out how to prevent and recognize emergencies, as well as how to provide basic First Aid and CPR for infants and children until an emergency medical team arrives.

Campers must attend all sessions, and upon successful completion of the program, will receive the following certificates and resources:

  • American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR card
  • American Red Cross First Aid Skills card
  • American Red Cross Babysitter Training certificate
  • American Red Cross Babysitter’s handbook
  • American Red Cross CPR Training kit
  • American Red Cross First Aid Training packet

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ages: 11 to 15
Fee: $170
Register: Please check back for the link to register. 

 

June 25 to June 29, 2018

Boys' Basketball
Develop and improve your basketball skills. Our staff, dedicated to the highest ideals of sports conduct and play, base their philosophy on the premise that excellence in basketball, as in life, requires hard work and perseverance.
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Grades: 3-9
Fee: $99
Register: Please check back for the link to register. 

Youth Developmental Soccer
The Youth Soccer Development Camp will offer five days of soccer skill training. Our NSCAA-certified coaching staff will develop and implement all training sessions. Work with current Penn State Hazleton men’s and women’s soccer coaches and players to improve fundamental skills.
Time: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Grades: 3-8
Fee: $99
Register: Please check back for the link to register. 

 

July 9 to July 13, 2018

Girls' Basketball
Welcome to Penn State Girls’ Basketball School, a great opportunity for growth and success in your game! Our staff is composed of enthusiastic, caring, hard-working Penn State coaches, who will work with the campers on basketball fundamentals and team concepts of the game. Improve your basketball skills while having fun at the same time. In addition to teaching basic skills, the staff will provide opportunities for daily competitions.
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Grades: 3-9
Fee: $99
Register: Please check back for the link to register. 

 

Solar and Wind Powered Racing Machines
More information to follow.

 

July 23 to July 27, 2018

Engineering Technology for Girls
Explore engineering with a series of interactive laboratory experiments. The program takes place on our campus and makes use of our Engineering Technology laboratory. Each lab activity includes a hands-on experiment beginning with an overview of the engineering technology discipline and a brief description of the theories related to the experiment. The day culminates with a question-and-answer period.
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ages: 9 - 13
Fee: $185
Register: Please check back for the link to register. 

 

 

 

Summer Youth Camp Forms

Youth Program Medical Form

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Pick up Consent Form

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