seaport summer camp

SEAPORT SUMMER CAMP IS BACK!

Join Independence Seaport Museum for another summer of our award-winning Seaport Summer Camp in 2022! Perfect for children ages 6-12, and with themes ranging from pirates to pop art, there’s something for everyone!  

EVERY WEEK OF SEAPORT SUMMER CAMP INCLUDES:

SCHEDULE AND THEMES:

All camps are run Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 3 PM.

June 20-24, 2022: Row Ho Ho!

Arrrr your campers ready to learn the secrets to becoming a successful pirate? During this pirate-themed week, campers will learn rowing, sailing, and sea shanties, leaving with strong communication, collaboration, and navigation skills.

June 27-July 1, 2022: Menacing Maritime Matters

Mermaids, Krakens, and Typhoons, Oh My! Together we will investigate the truths and myths of scary things for sailors. We won’t let phantom ships and creatures of the depths stop our investigations of these menacing maritime matters!

July 11-15, 2022: Anchors Aweigh!

This Navy skills-themed week takes campers through games, exercises, and obstacle courses on the water and aboard our two historic ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, which will give them a sneak peek of what life is like for sailors.

July 18-24, 2022: Hypothesis & Handiwork

From pollution to pop art, this S.T.E.A.M. week will allow crafty campers to create art from their scientific experiences and conclusions. Let’s get to work!

July 25-29, 2022: Row Ho Ho!

Arrrr your campers ready to learn the secrets to becoming a successful pirate? During this pirate-themed week, campers will learn rowing, sailing, and sea shanties, leaving with strong communication, collaboration, and navigation skills.

August 1-5, 2022: Probing Philadelphia's Past

William, Benjamin, Rocky…Gritty? Using historical techniques, archaeological artifacts, written documents, paintings, and more, learn about Philly’s past and the people who have called the City of Brotherly Love home for over 500 years.

August 8-12, 2022: Kayaking for Kids

Does your camper want to spend the week on the water? Our American Canoe Association Certified Kayak Instructors will teach your child kayaking, navigation, and water safety essentials in this week-long exploration of individual leadership.

Aftercare:

  • Themed aftercare is available weekly, and available until 5:30 PM. The cost is $125 for members; $150 for non-members. Contact us with any questions and to book.

PRICING:

Early Bird Pricing (February 1 – April 30): $325 for members; $350 for non-members

After May 1: $350 for members; $375 for non-members

Save The Date! Registration Opens Tuesday, February 1!

QUESTIONS?

If you have questions, please e-mail camp@phillyseaport.org

visit the seaport museum

Immerse yourself in award-winning and interactive exhibits and climb aboard the oldest floating steel warship in the world on Cruiser Olympia and submerge yourself aboard the World War II-era Submarine Becuna.