Summer Camps

Please click on the cover of the brochure and the Interactive PDF of the Summer Camp Guide will open for you.  You can also click on any of the links within the document and Summer Camp Guidethey will take you right to the registration site as well.  All text below includes the same Summer Camps as well.

Create your household account in our new RecDesk software at www.crpr.recdesk.com and then you can also complete the Health & Safety Form for each child.  

Need assistance? Don't worry! Our staff is here to help with every step. Please contact us Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM at 814-231-3071, crpr@crcog.net.   
 


Rec In The Parks Summer Camp

2020 was a successful summer for our new Rec In The Parks Summer Camp program and we are thrilled to bring it back in 2021!  We have lots of fun planned for this summer, with opportunities for children, Campers running rising 1st-5th graders, to enjoy healthy and safe activities, wild and crazy games, and awesome arts and crafts, with time for lunch built-in. This is a walk-in/bike-in/drop-off program, and camp will be held outdoors every day. Rec In The Parks will be held at two parks throughout the summer, 
rotating each week.  For the camp weeks held at Orchard Park, campers will swim at Welch Community Pool on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  Try one week or try them all!   

TIMES:   9:30 AM-2:30 PM
AGES:     Rising 1st-5th grades
FEES:      $153R / $230NR - Orchard Park Weeks
                $140R / $210NR - Spring Creek Park Weeks
                $115R / $173NR - Week 4 (No Camp on Monday, July 5)

LOCATIONS:         See the rotating park schedule below along with weekly themes and registration links.    

Week 1:  June 14-18 Complete
Week 2:  June 21-25, Complete  
Week 3:  June 28-July 2, Complete
Week 4:  July 6-9, Complete
Week 5:  July 12-16, Orchard Park Pavilion - Theme:  Go For The Gold Week!        
Week 6:  July 19-23, Spring Creek Park, Pavilion #1 - Theme:  Halloween In July Week!
Week 7:  July 26-30, Orchard Park Pavilion - Theme:  Going Green Week!        
Week 8:  August 2-6, Spring Creek Park, Pavilion #1 - Theme:  Color Wars Week!
Week 9:  August 9-13, Orchard Park Pavilion - Theme:  Flashback Finale Week!


Code Wiz Virtual Summer Camps

Online coding camps with CodeWiz are now open for Summer 2021! These Summer Camps are all done virtually from the comforts of your home! 

DATES:    See below for specific dates.
TIMES:    All camps run 10 AM-12 PM.
AGES:     7-17 yrs.
FEES:      $250R / $375NR

Make Your Own Roblox Game:  Become a Roblox game wiz using Lua! Create versions of your fairytale universe with Roblox. Roblox studio has all the tools to make your wildest gaming imaginations a reality. In this camp, you and other passionate kids will learn how to make use of the many tools on Roblox to code terrific games, relaying your imaginative capabilities to the world. Through drag and drop techniques, you'll be creating extensions to the Roblox game while fostering your creativity and learning real-world computer coding.  This program is available during the following weeks:  July 12-16 (Program #44372)

Coding with Minecraft: Explore, create or survive! Mine deep into the minecraft world and create the future! In this creative camp, challenge the odds, craft your own kinds of weapons and build dream worlds using code. Do this while also learning fundamental programming concepts, level design and problem-solving skills. You will make use of ready made coding blocks to create mini versions of Minecraft games.  This program is available during the following weeks:  July 12-16 (Program #44374)

Voice Apps for Alexa:  Redefine your voice app experience! Create something completely unique that nobody has ever seen before. During this course, you’ll be equipped to create global apps for Alexa.  You’ll be able to fully incorporate any new feature you can think of into your app, as Voiceflow’s drag and drop feature will make this an absolute breeze. Your design could be the next big thing!  This program is available during the following weeks:  July 12-16 (Program #44376)

Make Your Own Games & Animation:  Dive into the world of code by coding your own space shooter games, trivia games, music bands, beautiful computer-generated art and math simulations or tell a story! You can also use code to create science and social science projects! You will get to incorporate what you are passionate about into the programs you create! The confidence in being unique will be taught to kids and communicated through their code creations.  This program is avaiable during the following weeks:  June 28-July 2 (Program #43377) and/or July 26-30 (Program #43378)

Build Your Own Website:  HTML is the building block of every website. Learn how to build dynamic, engaging and interactive websites of your choice with the understanding of the HTML framework. You don't need to be a pro or a crazy genius to completely figure it out.  You'll be taken through the simple basics and eventually progress to the simpler cascading style sheets(CSS) and take your design up a notch using the bootstrap framework. You can build an online version of your resume or portfolio of projects that will be sure to impress!  This program is available during the following weeks:  June 28-July 2 (Program #43379) and/or July 26-30 (Program #43380)

Artificial Intelligence:  Artificial Intelligence will define the next generation of software solutions. Learn the basics of Al and more. Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm.  It is an advance topic that allows programmers to teach a computer how to learn and identify patterns in every day life.  This program is available during the following weeks:  June 28-July 2 (Program #43381) and/or July 26-30 (Program #43382)


Soccer Shots Themed Summer Camps

Centre Region Parks and Recreation and Soccer Shots are excited to partner and provide children with an opportunity to develop their soccer skills, their character, and their creativity. Centered around a weekly theme, children are provided with fun activities that include soccer games as well as a variety of other age-appropriate learning such as crafts, team building exercises, snack time, or even reading. Children will be encouraged to participate in daily themes, and each camp will conclude with a celebration of the children’s hard work. 

Nature Soccer Camp:  We're learning about nature! Join our enthusiastic and excited Soccer Shots staff for a fun week of curriculum, crafts and lessons that will include activities centered around observing the many animals and cool items that can be found in nature.Nature Camp Image
DATES:          Monday-Thursday, July 19-22 (Friday is a makeup day in case of bad weather)                
TIME:             9:30-11 AM  OR  5:30-7 PM
AGES:            4-6 years                        
FEES:             $93R / $139NR                    
LOCATION:    Sunset Park Pavilion
PROGRAM:    AM REGISTRATION
                        PM REGISTRATION


Tennis Camp
Centre Region Parks and Recreation is excited to offer our first-in-a-long-time Tennis Camp! The camp will be geared toward Advanced Beginners and Intermediate players. You’ve learned the basics, so now it’s time to take those skills to the next level!  This level continues to develop the forehand, backhand, serve, and volley skills. Participants will practice utilizing skills games and match play.  All classes are held at Spring Creek Park’s Tennis Courts. Fridays will be used as a make-up class if necessary because of inclement weather.  Children should bring a racquet if they own one; if not, a racquet can be provided.
 

DATES:  Monday-Thursday, June 28-July 1; Friday, July 2 (weather make-up)  Youth Tennis
TIME:  9:30-11 AM
AGES: 13-15 yrs.                  
FEES:  $60R / $90NR    
LOCATION:    Spring Creek Park Tennis Courts

DATES:  Monday-Thursday, July 26-29; Friday, July 30 (weather make-up)        
TIME:  9:30-11 AM
AGES:  9-12 yrs.                        
FEES:  $60R / $90NR    
LOCATION:   Spring Creek Park Tennis Courts


Outdoor Explorers Camp

For adventurers who wish to explore unique habitats within the Centre Region. During this exciting camp, hikers will discover birds, native plants, and waterways at various recreation areas. Great mini adventures at places you can explore with a daypack. Children should be prepared to hike on the first day and to spend each afternoon exploring different environments. Please dress for the weather. Parents are asked to drop-off and pick-up their child(ren) at different trailhead locations each day.   Outdoor Explorer

CAMP #1:    June 21-25 (#33166) Complete
CAMP #2:    June 28-July 2 (#33167)        
CAMP #3:    July 12-16 (#33168) 
CAMP #4:    July 19-23 (#33169)
TIME:            1-5 PM    
AGES:           10-14 yrs.
GRADES:      Rising 5th-8th graders
FEES:            $185R / $277 NR
LOCATION:   Millbrook Marsh Nature Center


Wonders of Nature Art Camp 

Join local artist Susan Nicholas Gephart to explore the natural world and to connect to the environment through outdoor painting! Young artists will use their senses to discover the wonders nature offers while applying their creativity to sketch and paint their own masterpieces. Campers will have the opportunity to work with different media including pencil sketching, watercolor, and pastels, and will leave camp with lifelong skills to continue to create beautiful pieces of art. All skill levels welcome. Teens must be able to work independently and creatively and focus on both guided and free art activities for the five-hour time period. For more information about Susan and her work, please visit her website.Wonders of Nature Art Camp

DATES:         June 28-July 2                    
TIME:             9 AM-5 PM    
AGES:            10-17 yrs.                    
GRADES:       Rising 6th-12th graders  
FEES:             $250R / $375NR                
LOCATION:    Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
PROGRAM:    33155


Broadway Musical Summer Camps for Elementary School Students

Celebrate the joy of Broadway with us from the comfort and safety of your home! Through small group instruction,we will learn songs, choreography, and play theatre games each day! Stunned friends and families will enjoy a virtual performance of songs from the “musical-of-the-week” on the last day of camp. Our amazing teaching artists make all kids feel included and celebrated. This is a great program for experienced young performers, or kids who have always wanted to give it a try!  Instructor: Recreational Arts, Inc. Staff

Broadway Camp:  Frozen 2 (Live Online) 

Broadway Camp:  Moana (Live Online)
DATES:         Monday-Friday, July 12-16    Moana    
TIME:           10 AM-12:15 PM
AGES:           7-11 yrs.                    
GRADES:      Rising 2nd-5th graders
FEES:            $150R / $225NR                
LOCATION:   Virtual
PROGRAM:   43352

DATES:         Monday-Friday, July 12-16        
TIME:            1-3:15 PM
AGES:           7-11 yrs.                    
GRADES:      Rising 2nd-5th graders
FEES:            $150R / $225NR                
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43353

Broadway Camp:  The Lion King (Live Online)
DATES:        Monday-Friday, July 19-23        The Lion King
TIME:           10 AM-12:15 PM
AGES:          7-11 yrs.                    
GRADES:     Rising 2nd-5th graders
FEES:           $150R / $225NR                
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43354

DATES:         Monday-Friday, July 19-23        
TIME:            1-3:15 PM
AGES:           7-11 yrs.                    
GRADES:      Rising 2nd-5th graders
FEES:            $150R / $225NR              
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43355

Broadway Camp:  Songs of a Disney Princess (Live Online)
DATES:         Monday-Friday, July 26-30        Disney Princesses
TIME:           10 AM-12:15 PM
AGES:           7-11 yrs.                    
GRADES:      Rising 2nd-5th graderss
FEES:            $150R / $225NR                
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43356

DATES:         Monday-Friday, July 26-30        
TIME:            1-3:15 PM
AGES:           7-11 yrs.                    
GRADES:      Rising 2nd-5th graders
FEES:            $150R / $225NR                
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43357


Broadway Musical Summer Camps for Middle School Students

Celebrate the joy of Broadway with us from the comfort and safety of your home! Through small group instruction,we will learn songs, choreography, and play 
theatre games each day! Stunned friends and families will enjoy a virtual performance of songs from the “musical-of-the-week” on the last day of camp. 
Our amazing teaching artists make all kids feel included and celebrated. This is a great program for experienced young performers, or kids who have always wanted to give it a try!  Instructor:  Recreational Arts, Inc. Staff

Broadway Camp:  Newsies (Live Online) Newsies
DATES:        Monday-Friday, July 5-9        
TIME:           10 AM-3 PM
AGES:          11-14 yrs.                
GRADES:      Rising 6th-8th graders
FEES:            $250R / $375NR            
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43358

Broadway Camp:  Mamma Mia! (Live Online)
DATES:        Monday-Friday, July 12-16        Mamma Mia!
TIME:           10 AM-3 PM
AGES:          11-14 yrs.                
GRADES:     Rising 6th-8th graders
FEES:           $250R / $375NR            
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43359

Broadway Camp:  Waitress (Live Online)
DATES:        Monday-Friday, July 19-23        Waitress
TIME:           10 AM-3 PM
AGES:          11-14 yrs.                
GRADES:     Rising 6th-8th graders
FEES:           $250R / $375NR            
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43360

Broadway Camp:  Hamilton (Live Online)
DATES:        Monday-Friday, July 26-30        Hamilton
TIME:          10 AM-3 PM
AGES:          11-14 yrs.                
GRADES:     Rising 6th-8th graders
FEES:           $250R / $375NR            
LOCATION:  Virtual
PROGRAM:  43361


Bricks4Kids:  Jurassic Brick Land Camp

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage...you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Land! Campers will build a world that comes to life with gentle Brontosauruses, ferocious Velociraptors, terrifying T.Rexes, and more. We’ll learn about amazing dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period, and other extinct, prehistoric animals that roamed the earth and swam the seas during that era and millions of years later.  Show us your building skills using our specialized project kits! Come learn, build, and play at Jurassic Brick Land camp!

DATES:           Monday-Friday, July 19-23          Jurassic
TIME:              9 AM-12 PM
AGES:             6-11 years                    
GRADES:        Rising 1st-5th graders 
FEES:              $180R / $270NR
LOCATION:    Orchard Park Pavilion
PROGRAM:    REGISTRATION LINK 

DATES:           Monday-Friday, July 19-23          
TIME:              1 - 4 PM
AGES:             6-11 years                    
GRADES:        Rising 1st-5th graders 
FEES:              $180R / $270NR
LOCATION:    Orchard Park Pavilion
PROGRAM:    REGISTRATION LINK


Art & Acting with Puppets at Millbrook Marshpuppet logo

Campers will play acting games, create art in several dimensions from many materials, try cool technology, learn history, write, perform, and collaborate as they share and develop their talents. Campers will be challenged to "think outside the socks" as they gain a better understanding of puppetry: past, present, and future. This week of camp we will incorporate nature into our puppet creations, games, storytelling and performance. Masks are required in all facilities and outside when physical distancing is not possible. 

DATES:           Monday-Friday, July 19-23          puppets
TIME:              10 AM- 4 PM
AGES:             8-14 years                    
GRADES:        Rising 3rd-8th graders 
FEES:              $200R / $300NR
LOCATION:     Millbrook Marsh Barn
PROGRAM:    REGISTRATION LINK

 

 


State College Community Theatre AcademySCCT Logo

Centre Region Parks and Recreation is thrilled to partner with the State College Community Theatre program to offer the 2-week long SCCT Academy for the summer of 2021!  At the State College Community Theatre Academy, we teach Life Skills through Stage Skills. Our goal is to teach valuable theatre skills, including acting, building character, improvisation, musical theatre, and backstage production work. We focus on building foundations and fundamentals of theatre for our younger students and enhancing skills for our older students. Our students will leave with a stronger knowledge of the craft of theatre and will learn life lessons in creativity, teamwork, focus, and communication. The skills learned throughout the Academy will be combined into an end-of-camp performance for family and friends to enjoy! Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or this will be your first time ever on stage…there’s a place for you at the Academy!  Scholarships are available by contacting State College Community Theatre at office@scctonline.org. Scholarships are needs-based. If you feel you have extenuating circumstances and would qualify for a needs-based scholarship, please contact us before completing registration.  PLEASE NOTE:  These are two-week camps!

Rising Kindergarten - 3rd Grades
DATES:           Monday-Friday, July 26-Aug. 6  (2 weeks!)       
TIME:              Half Day:  8:30 AM-12 PM or 1-4:30 PM
                        Full-Day:  8:30 AM-4:30 PM
AGES:             5-8 years                    
GRADES:        Rising K-3rd graders 
FEES:              $200R / $300NR - Half Day
                         $320R / $480NR - Full Day
LOCATION:     Tudek Park Pavilion #1Theater Camp Picture

Rising 4th-8th Grades
DATES:           Monday-Friday, July 26-Aug. 6 (2 weeks!)          
TIME:              8:30AM-4:30 PM    
AGES:             9-13 years                    
GRADES:        Rising 4th-8th graders 
FEES:              $320R / $480NR - Full Day
LOCATION:     Tudek Park Pavilion #1
Program #:        REGISTRATION LINK

Rising 9th-12th GradesOlder kids Theatre Camp
DATES:           Monday-Friday, July 26-Aug. 6 (2 weeks)          
TIME:              8:30AM-4:30 PM    
AGES:             14-18 years                    
GRADES:        Rising 9th-12th graders 
FEES:              $320R / $480NR - Full Day
LOCATION:     Tudek Park Pavilion #1
Program #:        REGISTRATION LINK


Wonderful Wetlands Camp

This action-packed, exciting camp offers nature exploration and hands-on learning mixed with fun games, creative crafts, and recreational activities all while learning about wetlands and the natural world. Children should dress for the weather. 

CAMP #1:                     July 26-30 (#33123)              Wonderful Wetlands Camp
CAMP #2:                     August 2-6 (#33125)                
CAMP #3:                     August 9-13 (#33126)
REGULAR HOURS:       9 AM-3 PM
EXTENDED HOURS:    8:30 AM-4 PM   (Please use the add-on feature for extended hours when registering.)
AGES:                            5-11 yrs.                          
GRADES:                       Rising 1st-5th graders                
FEES:                             $195R / $292NR
LOCATION:                   Millbrook Marsh Nature Center


Knee High Naturalists Camps

For the young adventurer who is excited about getting hands-on with nature! Come to Millbrook Marsh to discover wonders of the outdoors through leader-led activities, games, songs, and unsKnee High Naturaliststructured nature play. Children will explore the marsh and learn about some of the animals and plants that inhabit the wetland ecosystem. Please dress for the weather and plan to get messy! Ages 3-5yrs; must be potty trained.

CAMP #1:     July 19-23 (#33177)        
CAMP #2:     August 2-6  (#33178)        
CAMP #3:     August 9-13 (#33179)
TIME:             9 AM-12 PM
AGES:             3-5 yrs.; must be potty trained.  
GRADES:        Pre-K                
FEES:              $159R / $238NR        
LOCATION:    Millbrook Marsh Nature Center