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Girls Empowerment Camp

Penn Charter Summer Camps are all full, and we are sorry that we cannot accept additional registrations.

Two sessions offered:
Session 1: June 28-July 2
Session 2: July 12-16*
9 am-3:30 pm

*Session 2 is full, and we are sorry that we cannot accept additional registrations.

Girls ages 10-14
Tuition: $470
Deposit required: $470
Space is limited to 15 campers. Minimum of 8 required.

Camp Staff
Martha Millison has more than 15 years of experience working as a counselor and educator with students from elementary through college age. She is a certified school counselor and licensed social worker. She currently serves as the school counselor at Green Woods Charter School in Philadelphia. Martha also has many years of experience as a camper, counselor and program director.

Program Highlights
Girls Empowerment Camp will combine creative arts, physical challenge, community service, team-building activities and self-reflection to provide girls with an opportunity to build confidence, step outside of their comfort zones and have fun! Whether a girl is comfortable in her own skin or is trying to break out of her shell, Girls Empowerment is a safe place for her to take risks and find her strength. Possible activities include rock climbing, self-discovery challenges, community service, a baking competition, yoga, improv comedy, and self-defense workshop.

Sample Schedule

Monday 
Art project, improv theater workshop

Tuesday 
Cooking competition, yoga workshop

Wednesday 
Adventure challenges, rock climbing

Thursday 
Community service

Friday
Self-defense workshop, art projects


 

2021 Enrollment Information for One-Week Specialty Camps
 

Enrollment is limited, so please register early. Full payment is due at time of registration in order to hold a spot for your child and is nonrefundable. We accept credit card, money order or check payable to William Penn Charter School. If registering after June 1, full payment is due in the form of a credit card or money order. 

Please note: This year we are not able to offer a lunch option or extended-day. Campers must bring their own lunch, including a beverage.

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

By registering, campers and their families agree that should they develop any symptoms in the weeks leading up to camp or during camp, (or have exposure to persons who are ill with covid-19 symptoms) they will immediately and voluntarily withdraw from participation in the camp until they have confirmed negative test results and are cleared by a physician. If there are any exposures during our camp, PC’s on-site nurse will conduct contact tracing and families will be notified of any concerns. 

Welcome letters for our specialty camps are available here and on our registration site:

Science Stem Camp 
Science Discovery Camp 
Robotics Camp (to come)
Junior Robotics Camp 
Girls Empowerment Camp 
Minecraft SurvivalCraft Academy 
Minecraft SurvivalCraft Virtual (to come)
Beginner Chess Camp 
Intermediate/Advanced Chess Camp
Young Architects 

Contact Information
If you have questions, contact:

April Witherspoon, Director of Specialty Camps
awitherspoon@penncharter.com
215-844-3460 ext. 177
or 
Summer Camps Office
summercamps@penncharter.com
215-844-3460 ext. 364