Summer Camp Guide for Dormont-Brookline

Enrollment is starting soon for many summer camps. Here's a selection of summer camps in the Dormont-Brookline area.

With the choice and variety of camps available in southwestern Pennsylvania, boredom won't be an option this summer.

Organizations, from Citiparks to your local parks and recreation department, offer dozens of camp choices for science, reading, sports, music and more.

Whether you're looking for an all-around experience or a more focused camp, this list features a few in your town and nearby.

Name:  Citiparks
Type of camp:  Day camp.
Cost: Varies.

Kinder Nature Camp, Kids Nature Camp, Outdoor Expeditions, Survival Camp and more are offered by Pittsburgh Citiparks. Location and date varies per camp. Applications and other information is available at the Citiparks Summer Day Camps website.

Name: Dormont Summer Day Camp
Type of camp: Day camp
Cost: $100 per week for KO Residents; $150 per week for non-residents; $15 per week early drop off (8-9am), $15 per week late pick up (4-5pm)
Where: Dormont Recreation Center, 1801 Dormont Avenue
When: June 10 through August 23; 9am - 4pm, early drop off 8-9am, late pick up 4-5pm
For more information: Contact Dormont Recreation Director Kristin Hullihen at khullihen@boro.dormont.pa.us

Name: Camp Invention.
Type of camp:Day camp.
Cost:  $220 per student. Students who register by March 28 will receive a $25 discount. Students who register online will receive an additional $5 off the price of the camp. A limited number of scholarships will be available based on financial need.
Where: Dormont Elementary School.
When: June 24 to 28.
Deadline for registration:
Details: Keystone Oaks teachers will guide the program, which is overseen by Myrtle Elementary teacher Theresa Zimmerman. Parents will responsible for their child's transportation and lunch.
For more information: www.campinvention.org or 1-800-968-4332.

Name: South Hills YMCA Summer Camp, Camp Cloverleaf
Type of camp: Day camp
Where: 425 Bliss Dr., Baldwin
When: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Deadline for registration:
Details:  Ages 4-12, grouped according to age; extended hours available from 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.
For more information: dsloan@ymcapgh.org

Name: South Hills YMCA Summer Camp, Camp Sunshine
Type of camp: Day camp
Where: 51 McMurray Road, Upper St. Clair
When: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Deadline for registration:
Details:  Ages 3-5, grouped according to age (must be potty trained)
For more information: dsloan@ymcapgh.org

Know of another one? We don't want to leave anybody out! Tell us in the comments, and we'll add it to this list.

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