Summertime is a special time for children, which is why we switch gears to create an exciting and memorable summer camp atmosphere for children in all our classrooms. U-GRO's Summer Safari summer camp program is designed to keep your child engaged and learning from June through August with enriching, hands-on adventures and some classic summertime fun!

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Summer Safari Program Highlights

  • Weekly STEAM Investigations
  • Bounce House Fun
  • Theme Days bringing the weekly theme to life
  • Weekly Spirit Days including picnic lunch and ice cream
  • Splash Days and water games
  • Hands-on sensory exploration

Summer Camp In-House Visitors

  • New for 2017: Petting Zoo and Pony Rides - Party Animalz Farm will provide a chance for children to interact with animals including chicks, ducklings, bunnies and piglets in the petting zoo, and all children ages 3 and up will enjoy a guided pony ride.
  • Zoo America - An animal specialist from Zoo America visits to present the Paws, Claws, Scales and Tails program, which focuses on the adaptations animals use for survival in the wild.
  • Stage Show Performance - Jason Horst, an accomplished juggler, performs a show that is sure to provide fun and laughter for all.
  • Music Fusion - Children will learn social, cognitive, motor and communication skills through song and making music. They will engage with instruments, movement, singing and body rhythm.
  • Reptile Demonstration - Presented by Forgotten Friend's founder Jesse Rothacker, this interactive reptile show brings learning to life with a live animal demonstration (ages 3 and up).

Summer Camp Field Trips (Ages 4 and up)

  • Whitaker Center – Children will explore the wonder of science through hands-on experiences and discover the world of dinosaurs through an exhibit and a 3-D Prehistoric Planet Documentary in the Cinema.
  • Paramount Sports Complex - Bounce, jump, climb and slide! Playing and jumping in the Main Gym, climbing the Rockwall, and crawling and sliding through the multi-level Kidmazium is sure to provide fun for all! School-age children ages 6 and up will also have the opportunity to take on the Ninja Warrior Course.
  • U-GRO's Summer Camp Palooza - (Elizabethtown, PA) Children sing and dance to music by Steven Courtney, enjoy bounce house fun, and with a NEW TWIST THIS YEAR, participate in hands-on stations and interactive shows highlighting STEAM.

If your child is already enrolled at U-GRO, please see your Center Director.

If your child is not currently enrolled, please fill out our request information form or contact us at 717-561-2201.

Get a first-hand look at
U-GRO's summer camp.