Science STEM Camp

Does your child like to tinker? Is he or she interested in designing and building things? If so, Science STEM Camp is the perfect place to spend the week.

June 21-25
9 am-3:30 pm
Boys and girls ages 6-8
Space is limited to 15 campers.

Tuition: $445
(includes $50 materials fee)
Deposit required: $445

Science STEM is full, and we are sorry that we cannot accept additional registrations.

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 20 years. He will be assisted by some terrific staff from Penn Charter’s Day Camp.

Program Highlights
Campers will design, build and test projects to keep and take home.

LEGO Robot

Daily Schedule:Monday: Balloon Rocket Cars!
Can you make a car that is propelled by a balloon? How far can it go?

Tuesday: Got Bots?
Do you know what a robot is? How about a bristlebot? Let's make one!

Wednesday:  Lego Robotics!
Who doesn’t like Legos? This will be a fun intro to robotics and programing. Our Lego WeDo Robots are especially designed for young children.

Thursday: Invention Design - What Do You Want to Invent?
Use a motor and lights to enhance your invention!

Friday: Surprise!
We'll put the finishing touches on our inventions and get a surprise take-home project every kid will love!


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
215-844-3460 ext. 177
Summer Camps Office
215-844-3460 ext. 364