Summer is the most exciting time for children. They are on vacation and able to enjoy warm, fun days with friends and family. If you’re looking to give your children recreational and educational activities, have them learn good sportsmanship and allow them to socialize with peers, these are some of the best overnight and day camps to send them this summer!

Camp Oneka

 This camp is one of the oldest and finest summer camps for girls in the nation.  For ages 7-16, this camp has dedicated their family-style environment to growing the girl’s self esteems and building life long friendships. Activites include swimming, sailing, sports, theater, music, etc. Visit or call 570.226.4049

Camp Watonka

 Located in Hawley, Pa, Camp Watonka is a ACA accredited camp. It is an only-boy program  the only program in America offering the traditional overnight experience combining crafts, sports, dirt-bikes, adventure and waterfront with a hands-on science program. Their dedicated and qualified staff of teachers, subject experts and counselors, provide a fully elective program that allows each camper to enjoy their summer of fun to the fullest. Visit or call 570.226.4779.

Lake Greeley

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This is a private, co-ed, overnight camp for kids aged 6-15. With 275 campers, 2, 4, 6 and 8 week sessions and over 60 daily activities, this place has it all! There is a experienced staff of 35 people dedicated to making your children’s stay safe and enjoyable! Visit or call 570.685.7196.

Camp Lohikan


Located in Lake Como, Pa, this camp is co-ed and features programs for 1st-4th grade, a junior program and one for the teenagers. Sitting on 1200 acres and surrounded by a natural preserve, this camp has it all: a 40,000 sq. ft. indoor activity facility, heating swimming pool, 40 acre lake, 30 horses, 7 miles for hiking and more. What’s really great about the program is that the campers entering 5th grade and older get to choose their favorite activities to do, every day! Visit or call 908.470.9317.

New Image Camp

 Camp Pocono Trails is a weight-loss camp for boys and girls, ages 7-19. There will be around 30 kids in an age group and a 4-1 camper-counselor ratio. This program is designed to help kids lose weight to become healthier, but also to help them gain self esteem, how to set goals and achieve them, have fun and make life long friendships. Visit or call 1.800.365.0556.


Or…stay local!


NCC Summer Camp

 For the age group K-9th grade, Northampton Community College offers the Horizons Summer Day Camp. Most classes for K-5th grade are 1/2 day, 9am-noon, Mon-Thurs. Special full day workshops and afternoon classes for 4th-5th and 6th-9th graders are available. Before & after care is also an option for parents at the Bethlehem, Fowler and Monroe campuses, Mon-Fri: 7am-6pm. Visit NCC for more.

YMCA Day Camp


With programs for 3-5 yrs, K-6th graders and 7th-10th graders, the Stroudsburg YMCA offers something for everyone. All day, before and after care are all available. Visit YMCA

International Sports Camp

 This week-long soccer day camp program fro 5-12 year-old kids will teach them new and improved skills each day. All the ISTC sessions are kid-fun and will have them learning and being challenged. For campers who sign up for the full-day program, every day will also include traditional activities such as biking, archery, climbing tower, waterfront activities and more! Visit

PEEC Day Camp


PEEC’s Summer day camp is environmentally themed. Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, PEEC will be teaching your children in 7 different age group sessions. The kids will have fun exploring, hiking, playing games and more. Lunch is included for $50/week. Visit PEEC

Stroud Kids Day Camp

892104.chipperfield-yogaLocated at Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation (15 Day St. East Stroudsburg), this camp runs from 9am-3pm, June 20-August 12th. Kids will have fun with arts and crafts, swimming, natural environmental activities, fitness classes and more. Before and after care is also available and parents may extend their child’s stay by a week. Deadline to register is June 10th. Visit

International Camp


Located in Stroudsburg, this camp offers programs for the Kinder (4-6 yrs), Junior (7-9 yrs) and Senior (10-12 yrs). The kids will swim, play educational games, learn about leadership, basic skills of sports and more. Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Early or after care is provided for an extra $45/week . Visit International



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