Summer camp registration opens for kids, grades 3-12

Abington summer camps

The topics at Penn State Abington summer camps range from business and technology to personal development and college readiness.

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ABINGTON, Pa. — Registration is open for Penn State Abington Kids and Teen College, which offers students a fun-filled approach to learning this summer. The camps are designed for children and teens entering grades 3 through 12 in fall 2023, according to Annamarie McKevitt, the summer youth program director. 

“Penn State Abington camps focus on innovative topics that are engaging for campers and give them the opportunity to pursue their interests and enhance their skills during the summer months,” she said. 

Most of the camps focus on science, engineering, technology, and business, while others offer life skills for students as they prepare for college and beyond. Among the camp topics for 2023

  • Technology and business: Computer coding, Minecraft and Roblox, 3D game design, an innovation challenge, and teen entrepreneurship challenge 

  • Creative: digital content creation, young authors workshop, makers camp, painting and drawing  

  • Personal development and college prep: Personal finance, debate and public speaking, college readiness workshop 

  • Youth police academy 

Six weeks of camps are scheduled to begin June 26 (skipping the week of July 3) and end Aug. 10. All programs will meet Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be led by experienced educators and other professionals. 

Discounts are offered when registering for multiple weeks, and daily lunch from the campus cafeteria is included in the fee. More information is available here

About Penn State Abington 

Penn State Abington provides an affordable, accessible and high-impact education resulting in the success of a diverse student body. It is committed to student success through innovative approaches to 21st-century public higher education within a world-class research university. With more than 3,100 students, Penn State Abington is a residential campus that offers baccalaureate degrees in 25 majors, undergraduate research, the Schreyer Honors College, NCAA Division III athletics and more.