Seaport Summer Camp

Learn all about history, science, and how to row or kayak on the Delaware River at Independence Seaport Museum. Perfect for ages 6-12, Seaport Summer Camp features full days of activities and exploration on the water.

Every week is a new discovery at the Seaport, with an in-depth look into the science and history of Philadelphia and its waterways. In addition to weekly hands-on activities and crafts, campers also:

  • Paddle and row on the water every day (weather permitting)

Have an older child who is interested in spending their summer on the water? Our Waterfront Explorers Teen Camp is a perfect fit! Specially designed for campers ages 13-15, spend your days keeping cool on the water in this two-week experience. Don’t know how to paddle or row?  No problem! Learn the basics before heading out onto the Delaware River for guided exploration and adventure. Campers also will learn water safety essentials, navigation skills, and how to work as a team.

Medical and release forms must be completed and submitted prior to the first day of camp. Please fill out health and emergency contact information hereA complete Summer Camp parent packet can be found by clicking here.

This one-of-a-kind camp fills up fast. Book today!

For registration/payment questions contact Alexis Furlong, Director of Sales and Marketing, at 215-413-8622 or For general camp questions contact Melania Majowicz, Assistant Director of Education, at 215-413-8663 or

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A $100 non-refundable deposit per camper is required to secure a camper's registration spot. Please place your deposit by using a credit card with the form provided below, calling us at 215-413-8663 (required for registering more than two campers at once), or by sending a check to the following address: 

Independence Seaport Museum 
Attn: Summer Camp
211 S. Columbus Blvd 
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Health and emergency contact information must be completed for each camper, and submitted prior to the first day of camp. Please fill the form out here

Payment, Cancellation & Refund Policies 
A $100 non-refundable deposit per week, per camper enrolled, is due upon registration. Final balances are due one week prior to the first enrollment session. Extended Care options may be added at a later date, and payments are due no later than the day your camper is signed up for Extended Care.