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Summer Matters
Malvern, Pennsylvania

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610-296.6725 x115
1777 North Valley Road
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Matters offers educational and recreational programming for young people ages 4–21+. Programs are of varying formats and lengths and build on participants’ interests to help them succeed, learn and grow. Programs are held at sites in suburban Philadelphia and the mid-Atlantic and include Summer L.I.F.E., three ESY programs, Vocational Immersion Program and respite programs. Summer Matters is headquartered in Malvern, PA. Summer Matters is a program of Valley Forge Educational Services.

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

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 Especially Strong At Camp. 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 Matters is a Top Summer Camp located in Malvern Pennsylvania offering many fun and enriching camp programs.

CAMP LOCATION: 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+, that 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.

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!

State of the art athletic facilities, gorgeous performance and visual art studios, twin private lakes, heated pools, and beautiful cabins,manicured horseback riding facility, twin zip lines, six tennis courts, high and low rope adventure courses and so much more, the Kweebec facility is designed to make summer dreams come true.


*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 a camp experience for youth and young adults that fosters independence and cultivates 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, multisensory activities and “real world” learning. Staff includes PA certified special education teachers, a full-time nurse and behavioral support specialists.

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): visit to view Open House schedule.

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:

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.

2017 Day Camp
August 14-18
August 21–25
Day camps run from 9-3 p.m.

2017 Overnight Camp
One-week sessions: August 13–18, August 20–25
Two-week session: August 13–25

Program hours are 4pm, Sunday through 2pm, Friday if parents are picking camper up at Camp Kweebec on Friday.

Program hours are 4pm, Sunday through 3pm, Friday if parents are picking camper up at our Malvern campus on Friday.

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 to 4:00 pm. Call 610.296.6725 x161 or e-mail jobs[AT]

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