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Camp America Day Camp
Chalfont, PA

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(215) 822-6313
341 Lower State Road
Chalfont, PA 18914

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CAMPER AGES: 2 1/2 to 15 years old

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 8 week summer camp, transportation or early and late care available, lunch and snack provided daily.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Located on 42 scenic acres, Camp America has been creating summer memories with a wide variety of comprehensive, creative and innovative programs and activities for children ages 2 1/2 to 15 years old. For over 50 years, Camp America has offered a nurturing environment filled with fun and excitement, which has kept kids coming back year after year. From sports and recreation activities to creative and learning experiences, there's sure to be something for everyone! Don't let your child miss out on the fun! Schedule your tour today! (215) 822-6313

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Our STARS PROGRAM offers a unique opportunity for gifted and talented children to participate in a half day of stimulating hands-on STEAM based workshops while also being able to also enjoy traditional day camp activities in the afternoon. The instructors present one or two week STEAM based classes on an ever changing schedule. After these morning workshops, STARS return to traditional camp activities including lunch, swim and participation in a variety of sports and creative arts camp activities. Throughout the season, STARS also enjoy a variety of trips related to the STEAM based workshops that are being presented.

Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Boating & Fishing, Red Cross Swim Program, Gaga, Archery, Street Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Ceramics, Wood Shop, Fantasy Zone, Cooking, Go Karts, Challenge Course Including Zip Lines, Rock Wall, High Ropes Elements & Low Ropes Course, American Ninja Warrior Course, Gymnastics & Much More!

CAMP LOCATION: Located on 42 scenic acres in Bucks County, PA., Camp America has provided the ideal combination of people, programs, facilities and activities to meet our campers' unique need's since 1967. Please visit our website to see photos of our grounds!

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 4 swimming pools, 1 with a diving board and 1 with water slides, 6 full tennis courts and 2 practice courts, street hockey pavilion, 2 covered gaga courts, professional little league softball field, 4 baseball fields, 5 newcombe/volley ball courts, beach volley ball court, 8 basketball courts, soccer fields, indoor soccer stadium, miniature golf course, archery range, challenge course (high ropes elements, climbing walls, dual zip line, low ropes team building course and more), gymnastics pavilion, professionally designed kickball field, mini-basketball court, pony corral and barn, cooking, arts & crafts, pottery & ceramics, fully equipped wood shop, computer lab, fantasy zone (indoor play structure), outdoor playgrounds, lake (rowboats, canoes, paddle boats and funyaks), fishing, GZ lounge, pavilion and stage, puppets, go-karts, drama, wooded nature area, state of the art, air conditioned dance studios, classroom and activity space, air conditioned and fully renovated preschool camp building.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp America provides a comprehensive day camp program that promotes the social, cultural, physical and emotional development of children, ages 2 1/2 to 15. we recruit the best counselors and supervisors to help campers as they learn, laugh and play. We offer activities in the best environments possible. We strive to give campers a fun and nurturing experience, enhanced self-esteem, friendship skills, greater independence and a sense of their creative potential. Camp America is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA), an award held by only 25% of camps nation wide. Accreditation requires compliance with the highest quality program, health and safety standards. We have a superior safety record - a record you can trust!

Camp America enjoys an excellent reputation because we hand pick the best people to serve you and your family. Many of our counselors are state certified teachers. Our food managers are certified by the Bucks County Board of Health. All of our instructors have specialized training in their areas of expertise. A full-time Registered Nurse and well stock infirmary are available during regular camp hours. Our staff members are experienced, highly qualified leaders who model friendship and consideration of others to all children. As positive and caring leaders, our counselors and supervisors display the sensitivity required to work well with children meeting their social, emotional and physical needs.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our CIT (counselor in training) program is a learning and transition program for 13, 14 and 15 year-olds. CIT's are organized into groups of 15 boys or girls and get to experience the best of two world's at camp. The counselors for these groups are chosen for their mature, yet youthful, outlooks. A CIT day encompasses work experience, bunk activities including lunch and swimming, as well as sport and recreational periods. CIT's work with both specialist and bunks developing leadership and organizational skills. Daily bunk-time activities include co-ed games, group meetings and discussions, swim and water games, as well as, other recreational opportunities. As the oldest campers, CIT's are rewarded with day trips and after-hours activities supervised by their counselors, division leaders and other staff.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Camp America provides transportation or early and late care options. A discount is offered for parents who choose to provide their own transportation during regular camp hours.

Camp hours with transportation: Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm.
Camp hours with parent transportation: Monday - Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm
Early and Late Care: 7:30 am - 6 pm

Summer 2018 will run from June 25th thru August 17th. We will also have a mini camp week before camp begins (June 18th - 22nd). You can pick one day or you can pick the whole week for a very low rate. For more information please feel free to contact the main office at (215) 822-6313 or visit our website at Our Camp Website Link:

Camp America Day Camp in Chalfont, PA is looking for qualified camp counselors, lifeguards, tennis instructors, gymnastics instructors, kitchen staff and more!

If you are interested in joining our fun camp family please go to our website Our Camp Website Link: and fill out an application found in our job opportunities section located at the bottom of the website.  

You may either mail in your application to 341 Lower State Road, Chalfont, PA 18914 or email it to wearecampamerica[AT]

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