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Summer LIFE
Scwenksville, Pennsylvania

Visit Our Summer LIFE Website
610-296.6725 x115
info[AT]summermatters.org
157 Game Farm Road
Scwenksville, Pennsylvania 19473

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1777 N. Valley Road, Malvern, PA 19355

CAMPER AGES: 8-21+

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Special Needs

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Located on Camp Kweebec’s 200+ acres in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, Summer L.I.F.E. Traditional Day & Overnight Camp offers a camp experience for youth and young adults, ages 8–21, with special needs. Summer LIFE fosters independence and cultivates friendships within the context of traditional camp activities such as fishing, swimming, boating, arts & crafts, sports & games, cooking and environmental education. Campers have been diagnosed with high-functioning autism, speech-language disorders, developmental disabilities, learning differences or social-emotional challenges.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Summer LIFE supports campers with high-functioning autism, speech-language disorders, developmental disabilities, learning differences or social-emotional challenges.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Weightloss, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Sports, Swimming, Horseback Riding, Art, Aquatics & Dance Are Offered At The Camp Facility. In Addition, Activities Such As Zip Lines, Fishing, Ropes Courses, Boating Are Available For Campers Who Express Interest In Them. Every Activity Is Carefully Supervised With The Safety & Health Of Each Camper As The Primary Consideration.

TOP PENNSYLVANIA SUMMER CAMP: Summer LIFE is a Top Summer Camp located in Scwenksville Pennsylvania offering many fun and enriching camp programs.

CAMP LOCATION: Summer L.I.F.E. Day & Overnight Camp is located on Camp Kweebec’s 200+ acres in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Kweebec is set on over 200 pristine acres in Pennsylvania's beautiful Perkiomen Valley. Camp Kweebec's facility has something for everyone! The state-of-the-art facilities offer athletic fields, gorgeous performance and visual art studios, twin private lakes, heated pools, and beautiful cabins,manicured horseback riding facility, zip lines, six tennis courts, high and low rope adventure courses and so much more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer LIFE

*Emphasis on strengthening interpersonal skills and self-advocacy
*2:1 camper-to-staff ratio
*Ongoing behavior support
*Small group activities and structured daily programs
*Travel excursions

Located on Camp Kweebec’s 200+ acres in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, Summer L.I.F.E. offers campers with special needs the opportunity to cultivate friendships within the context of traditional camp activities, such as fishing, swimming, boating, arts and crafts, sports and games, cooking and environmental education.

Transportation for the day camp is provided to and from our Malvern campus and the camp property in Schwenksville. Families also may choose to drop off and pick up their campers at Camp Kweebec daily.

Families of overnight campers are responsible for transportation to the camp property on Sundays. Families may choose to pick overnight campers up at the camp property or at our Malvern, Pennsylvania campus on Fridays.

Summer L.I.F.E. offers low camper-to-staff ratio, experienced camp staff, ongoing behavior support, structured daily programming, engaging activities and real world learning. Staff includes PA certified special education teachers, a full-time nurse and behavioral support specialists.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
We have a number of camp scholarships available to eligible families on an annual basis. Please call 610.296.6725 x115 for more information.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Summer LIFE Open Houses at Camp Kweebec:

Saturday, April 14
10:00–11:30 am

Saturday, May 12
2:00–3:30 pm

Sunday, June 3
11:00 am–12:30 pm

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: School Year Programs (Respite)
Recognizing the importance of year-round recreational and respite programming for youth of all abilities, Summer Matters offers daytime and overnight respite programs throughout the year. These programs offer affordable, engaging opportunities for youth to develop independence, strengthen healthy relationships and broaden their recreational experiences in the real world while giving their families much-needed respite. Please Visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.vfes.net

OTHER CAMP INFO: Many, but not all, of our campers have been diagnosed with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s Syndrome and have difficulty connecting with their peers. They deeply desire friendships, but due to difficulties with social interactions, spend much of their time feeling socially isolated and lonely.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2018 Day Camp
Session 1: August 13–17
Session 2: August 20–24
$875 per session
Day camps run from 9-3 p.m.

2018 Overnight Camp
Session 1: August 12–17
Weekend Only: August 17-19
Session 2: August 19–24
Two-week Session: August 12–24
$1600 per session; $335 weekend; $3530 two-week session

Families of overnight campers are responsible for transportation to the camp property on Sunday.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Valley Forge Educational Services is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. VFES will hire applicants solely based on the applicant’s qualifications and ability to meet the requirements of the position. An applicant’s educational background, credentials (certification/licensure), prior work and volunteer experience, and professional references will be assessed to determine whether the applicant is able to meet the requirements of the position.

Human Resources staff are available to answer questions Monday–Friday, 8:00 am–4:00 pm. Call 610.296.6725 or e-mail jobs[AT]vfes.net.


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