Summer is fast approaching, and pretty soon our homes will be bustling with children leaving school in search of something to do.
As a parent, a full summer to entertain children can be a challenge, especially when it comes to outdoor activities in the heat. Pre-booking a camp will not only guarantee you a place, but will also add some structure to your flight. In addition, your children will have something to look forward to, as well as a place where you can make new friendships and memories.
Whether they prefer tennis or horseback riding, football or hockey, this summer in and around Potstown offers a variety of camps that provide different ways of physical activity for children. The camps target a wide range of ages and abilities to make them welcoming to all. Here are some handy day camps that cover a wide range of interests.
Tennis and Training Greater Pottstown
GPTL is a nationally recognized tennis and educational nonprofit organization. Their camps are held in Maple Street Park in Potstown for children ages 5 to 12. One week is offered in June and one in August. Their coaches teach tennis for all ages and levels.
For more information and registration visit: www.greaterpottstowntennis.org
Innova Riding Stables summer camp
Camp Innova, which caters to ages 4 to 15, offers horseback riding, swimming, barn classes, arts and crafts, horseback riding and more on their farm in Gilbertsville. Their professional team of instructors provides riding training in the hunter / jumper discipline for all levels of riders. Weekly day camps are offered from mid-June to mid-August.
For more information and registration visit: www.innovastables.com
422 SportsPlex Multisports Camp
At 422 SportsPlex in Potstown they offer a multi-sport camp for children aged 5 to 14. Children revolve around six different surfaces where they play different sports and games every day. From hockey and handball to flag and football – this variety is sure to entertain your child. Other activities include sidewalk chalk and yard games at their outdoor station.
For more information and registration visit: www.the422sportsplex.com/camps
The traditional Pottstown YMCA camp
The Pottstown YMCA offers camps for children ages 6 to 11 who love a wide range of activities from swimming and sports to nature and the arts. Children are grouped by age and class. Themes, special events and activities make each week different adventures for their weekly day camps, which run from mid-June to mid-August.
For more information and registration visit: www.philaymca.org/camp/pottstown-area