Thanks for a great summer camp season! 

We hope to see you in 2016.

Penn State Lehigh Valley offers a wide variety of summer programs for elementary, middle and high school students.

Summer 2016 offerings will be posted in the new year.

Our 2015 camps are listed below.


Authors and Artists – Want to create your own picture books? Learn from the work of your favorite authors and illustrators in this fun camp that combines reading, writing, and art to develop literacy skills in young learners. (a.m.)

Lego® Simple Machines – Explore the world of gears, wheels, levers, and pulleys to learn how everyday machines work.  It’s fun. It’s hands-on. It’s Lego®. (p.m.)

Splash Lab at the Swim-In Zone – Join our friends at Swim-in Zone for lessons in water safety, water confidence, and swimming in a friendly atmosphere where learning is fun. (p.m.)


Digital Storytelling – Lights, camera, action!  Learn to use video production tools like iMovie and Photostory to make your stories come alive through the power of pictures, sound, and video. (a.m.)

Lego® We Do Robotics – Future engineers, work in teams to bring Lego® to life by building and programming your own robotic creations. (a.m.)

Future Programmers – Want to learn how to create your own video game? Learn the secret language, or code, that makes your computer do amazing things. No prior programming experience needed.(p.m.)

Data Detectives – How many times does your heart beat in a minute, an hour, a day? How many people live in Pennsylvania? Can we predict next year’s population? Campers will collect, record and describe data. Other fun activities include brainteasers, games and writing. (p.m.)


Detective Diaries – This camp will begin with a mystery, and it’s your job to solve this “who-dunnit” before the week is over.  Build your sleuthing skills by reading mini-mysteries, examining puzzling artifacts, and using what you discover to write your own detective stories. (a.m.)

Cracking the Code – Be a computer programmer.  Design and play video games while learning how to write the code that runs your favorite programs and makes Angry Birds fly. (a.m.)

Junior Movie MakersGrab a seat in the director’s chair. Use your smart-phone or borrow a flip-cam to shoot your own footage and learn to edit it all together to make and screen your video masterpiece. (p.m.)

Lego® Mindstorms® Robotics: Change your world with Lego® robotics. Use your creative problem-solving skills to design, build, and program your very own Lego® robot, and then test it out with challenge activities for all levels of young engineers. (p.m.)


Lego® Mindstorms® Advanced Robotics – Build the future. Open your mind to opportunities in engineering by exploring the world of Lego® Mindstorms® advanced robotics. Stretch your skills in science, technology, engineering, and math in our Engineering Lab with minds-on learning and hands-on Mindstorms® activities. (a.m.)

High School Writing WorkshopThis session is a true workshop where writers create and share their own writing. Work in any genre and on any aspect of writing you’d like to pursue. Daily readings from writers, both famous and otherwise, are included. (p.m.)

MUSKIFEST VIDEO CAMP – Go behind the scenes at Musikfest, one of the largest music festivals in the nation, with a veteran television journalist for a hands-on video production camp. Limited to 8 participants only. Don't wait!

NOTE: Runs August 3–14, 2015; $500.

*Extended care option available mornings beginning at
8 a.m. and afternoons until 5:30 p.m. Monday through
Thursday and 5 p.m. Fridays*

Each camp is designed and taught by Penn State Lehigh Valley faculty
and/or Lehigh Valley Writing Project Fellows.

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©2015 Penn State Lehigh Valley