Basketball Camp

Register online! (Read Enrollment Information on the right.)
Aug. 7 - 11
9 am - 3:30 pm on M-Th; 9 am - 12 pm on Friday
Boys and girls ages 8-15
Tuition: $150
Deposit required: $150

Head Coaches
Joe Maguire is the head coach for Penn Charter’s girls varsity basketball team. He has coached basketball at all levels for many years, and his experience includes coaching at Father Judge, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, and Archbishop Ryan. Maguire was a standout player in high school and NCAA Division II basketball and he has his undergraduate and graduate degree in education. Currently, Joe is a teacher in the Philadelphia School District.

Chris Rodgers coaches both the boys middle school and the high school varsity basketball teams. As a student, he played for Penn Charter and for Susquehanna University. He has worked for the Philadelphia 76ers and currently works with the National Scouting Report assisting high school athletes in the college recruiting process.

Both coaches have been involved in camp programs for many years.

Program Highlights
Individual instruction; skill development with emphasis on dribbling, shooting, passing; individual and team defensive concepts; understanding the game; enhanced team concepts; shooting contests; competitions, including one-on-one, three-on-one, five-on-five, foul shooting; games.

Sufficient numbers needed to run all programs.

Note: There is no Extended-Day Program, lunch option or transportation available for basketball.

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2017 Enrollment Information for Varsity Camps

Enrollment is limited, so please register early. Nonrefundable full payment for Varsity Camps is required at time of registration. We accept credit card, money order, cash or checks payable to William Penn Charter School. There is also a nonrefundable $25 registration fee for each applicant (whether attending one or multiple camps).

Extended-Day Program: The Early-Bird Program is available for tennis, squash and baseball participants. Drop off any time between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m. Cost: $6/day, $30/week. The After-Camp Program is available for baseball participants, 3:30 to 5:45 p.m. It is also available for tennis if doing Enrichment Camp in the afternoon, and for squash if doing Day or Sports Camp in the afternoon. Cost: $11/day, $55/week. These prices apply to advanced registration only. Drop-ins accepted on a daily basis without pre-registration for a fee of $15 per day, per program. Note: There is no extended-day for basketball and British Soccer participants.

Transportation: AM and PM transportation is available for baseball and wrestling participants only from limited areas. AM transportation is available for squash, and PM transportation is available if campers are doing Day or Sports Camp in the afternoon. Round-trip cost: $100/week; one way cost: $50/week.

Lunch: Basketball and full-day British Soccer Camp participants must provide their own lunch, including a beverage. Baseball participants may sign up for the lunch option for $30 or choose to bring their own lunch and beverage. Tennis, field hockey and squash campers who are at camp for a full day may sign up for the lunch option for $30 or choose to bring their own lunch and beverage.

All campers must have a physical examination prior to camp. Print and complete this medical form for each camper and returned to the summer camp office before the first day of camp.

Welcome letters are available here or on our registration site:
Tennis welcome letter
Squash welcome letter 
Baseball welcome letter
Basketball welcome letter
British Soccer welcome letter 

For additional information on any of the Varsity Camps, contact the Summer Camps office at 215-844-3460 ext. 364 or

Sufficient numbers needed to run all programs.

Contact Information

If you have questions, contact:
Charles Kaesshaefer, Director
Penn Charter Summer Camps
215-844-3460 ext. 364

Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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