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Why Valley Forge?

Why Valley Forge?
Reasons to Choose Valley Forge Summer Camp:

Fun and Safe 

We offer a fun and safe environment where campers can build self-confidence and leadership while trying new and exciting challenges and learning skills with counselors and campers from around the block – and around the world. Our day camp is for 6-17 year olds, and our overnight/sleep-away camps are for 9-17 year olds.

Extras Included 

At no extra charge VF Summer Day Camp includes early drop off (starting at 7am), late pickup (till 6pm), daily hot buffet lunch, and three t-shirts.

Our Overnight Camp includes daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our Mess hall provides a fantastic balance of foods giving our campers multiple choices of hot or cold foods for every meal. Nutrition and a healthy diet are available for our fitness camp with a full salad bar and multiple energy restoring hot meals.

VF Summer Overnight Camp includes trips to a variety of places including, Six Flags Great Adventure, Dorney Park, Camel Beach, a local sporting event, Sky Zone,Marsh Creek State Park and movie trips to see the latest hit movies. With a trip a least once a week, your camper has the opportunity to get off campus and have fun with all his friends at camp! It also gives the campers an opportunity to practice the leadership and decisive thinking that we coach them all through summer but in a public environment.

VF Summer Day Camp also includes trips. Each week, campers get the chance to go off campus and take a trip on Thursdays. Campers attend Marsh Creek State Park where they have the chance to go canoeing, swim in the pools and splash park, and enjoy a day outdoors! On the alternating weeks, campers go to Sky Zone Trampoline Park where they can bounce in the main trampoline area, play basketball and Dodgeball and practice there flips! Lunch provided.

Opportunity to Try Something New

Valley Forge’s campus has a unique variety of activities that separate us from other local day camps, including paintball, a 40 foot rock climbing and rappelling wall, high ropes and low ropes, and a military style obstacle course! All of these are included as part of your campers week at Valley Forge.

Enrichment Activities

From June 22nd to July 24th we offer enrichment activities that will enhance your camper experience at summer camp. With undertakings such as marksmanship, horsemanship, discover SCUBA, and cooking. Your camper is sure to find something new and exciting to try. Additionally we offer academic courses as well for those campers who need some extra help over the summer. With Math, English, and SAT Prep courses offered and catered to your camper’s level, your camper will get additional support to give them a jump start for the beginning of the school year.

Flexible Schedule 

We pride ourselves on fun and flexibility. For Day Camp, June 22 – August 7, you choose the duration for your son or daughter – from 1 week – 7 weeks and anything in between. For our overnight camps, June 21 – July 24, choose from 1 week to 5 weeks. For any of our camps, you can mix and match weeks to best fit your family’s summer plans.

Staff

We are immensely proud of our diverse and hardworking summer staff. With a selection of international, American college students, teachers and home grown cadets from Valley Forge Military Academy and College we provide the experience and cultural expertise from all corners of the globe.

For the Fitness camp we have an experienced blend of fitness instructors and past cadets, this ensures not only that our campers will receive correct and current instructions to get the best workout but also learn discipline and relentless determination to succeed.

All of our staff have the same background checks that are required to be an employee of the school, which include, child abuse clearance, FBI fingerprinting, PA Criminal Background Check, and Previous Employment Recommendation.