Summer @ Westtown 2016

Rooted in over 200 years of action-based learning traditions,
Summer@Westtown 2016
Outdoor Education and the Arts.

Come explore our array 2016 Summer Programs: Day Camp, Swim School, Summer Athletics,
High School For Credit Courses, and The Westtown Science Institute.  

Fun, discovery and investigation await every child in a creative, supportive, enriching,
inclusive environment rooted in the Westtown School philosophy.  

Please contact Keith Stater, Director of Auxiliary Programs, with any questions or 610-399-7871.

All programs are open to the general public


Day Camp | June 20 - August 19

Day Camp -Do you want to build a wood and canvas canoe, learn metalsmithing, harvest organic produce, fly through the air on our ropes course or learn the secrets of local wildlife?

Hand chiseling and lathe turning | June 20 - July 1 | 9 AM - 12 PM

Hand chiseling and lathe turning | grades rising 7 - 9

June 20 - July 1

9 AM - 12 PM

Limited to 6 students


Learn to carve wood by hand using chisels to create spoons, spreading knives, or cheese boards. Then try your hand at turning wood on the lathe to make a decorative wooden ornament. All equipment and materials supplied.

Register Here

Swim School | June 20 - July 29

Swim School - Are you a parent looking for a safe, nurturing environment where your kids can take those first strokes?

Summer Academics | June 13 - July 29

Courses for Credit - Are you a student looking for high school classes like Geometry, US History and Economics? Courses available in-person and online?

Westtown Science Institute | June 20 - July 29

Westtown Science Institute - Are you a student interested learning how to build a lightsaber, design the latest Minecraft mod or program robots? 

Athletics | June 13 - August 19

Athletics - Do you want to spend your days out on the fields and courts, perfecting your techniques and working with some of the areas best coaches?

Physical Education: Health for Life | June 20 - July 1 | 9 AM - 12 PM)

0.25 credit (30 hours)  
June 20 -  July 1
Time: 9 AM - Noon


The Westtown School’s Physical Education - Health for Life summer course is designed to expose teens to our 360° well-being philosophy.  The program builds comprehensive understanding of skills and techniques used to maintain life-long health and fitness. Students study health related domains of cardiovascular fitness, sustainable muscular health, flexibility, and conditioning. As part of this 360° program, positive nutrition habits and deepening one's understanding of how fitness and healthy choices affect the body and mind are also presented. Westtown is a field trip unto itself. Students will explore our 600 acre campus; from team building experiences on our Ropes Course to making healthy entrees at our Organic Garden. Westtown School has 12 outdoor fields, a field house with an indoor swimming pool, 5 courts, 2 fitness centers and dance studio, a ropes course, organic garden, 14 acre lake, cross country course and more. The program is limited to 15 students. 


Summer @ Westtown Partners in Academics, Science and the Arts

Each summer Westtown School proudly plays hosts an array of Academic, Science and Arts programs.  Learn More


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