A coed Friends school, pre-K to 12, on 47 acres in East Falls, Philadelphia


Junior Robotics Camp

June 17-21 (4 days)
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
All children ages 6-8

Please note:  Penn Charter Summer Camps are closed on June 19, Juneteenth.

Drop-off begins at 8:15 am in the Middle School circle (Coulter Street entrance), and pickup is no later than 2:45 pm, also it the Middle School circle.

Transportation is limited; details below.

Tuition: $450
Deposit required: $450

Space is limited to 20. 

Camp Staff
Steven Wade (aka “Science Steve”) a National Board-Certified Teacher and a member of Penn Charter’s science department and Lower School faculty, will be teaching this week-long maker camp. Steve has been teaching inquiry-based science for more than 30 years. 

Program Highlights
Who doesn’t like Legos? This will be a fun introduction to robotics and programming. Our Lego Spike Robots are especially designed for young children. In Junior Robotics Camp, campers will build, program and design robots using the Lego Spike robotics system. Each day we will build a new robot design or add features to the robot from the previous day and program the robot to complete various tasks. Campers will learn a variety of building and coding techniques. We will work together and have a chance to demonstrate our robots and to introduce the next challenge.

Please note: This program does not include swimming.

LEGO Robot


2024 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: We are not able to offer a lunch option or extended-day. Campers must bring their own lunch, including a beverage. Transportation can be provided for a limited number of campers ages five and older from Center City and Fairmount; see details.

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 days leading up to camp or during camp, they will immediately and voluntarily withdraw from participation in the camp until they have confirmed negative test results and are cleared by a physician. 

Specialty Camps Welcome Letter

Contact Information
If you read the Specialty Camps Welcome Letter above and still have questions, contact:
Ari Baker, Director of Specialty Camps
215-844-3460 ext. 279
Summer Camps Office
215-844-3460 ext. 364