Seasonal Camps

Apply for a Phipps Summer Camp Scholarship

Commonwealth Charter Academy has graciously underwritten a limited number of scholarships for students to attend our summer camps for ages 4 – 13. Apply by noon on Wed., May 29.

Explore our seasonal camps for children ages 2 – 13 and let us immerse your young explorers in the incredible world of Phipps. Highlighting ecology, conservation, healthy living and art concepts through hands-on activities, each session includes nutritious snacks and take-home crafts. To learn even more, please call 412/441-4442, ext. 3925.

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Summer Camps

Rockin' Researchers

AGES 6 – 10

These full-day programs immerse campers in the world of Phipps for a week of scientific discovery and include a healthy lunch program with Let's Move Pittsburgh.

Summer Camps

Little Sprouts: Summer Camps

AGES 2 – 4

These four-day programs for our youngest visitors explore fun topics including wonderful worms, fairy tale gardens and superhero bugs.

Summer Camps

Science Sleuths: Conservation Crew

AGES 9 – 13
July 29 – Aug. 2  |  8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$345 members  |  $360 nonmembers
Includes Let's Move Pittsburgh lunch program

Dive into conservation biology and learn about wildlife, plants, soil, water, and more. Plus use the scientific method to conduct hands-on research, and connect with local scientists every day!

As a part of the Let’s Move! Pittsburgh Lunch program, campers will learn about healthy and sustainable cooking, and one complimentary lunch is available daily. Campers are also welcome to bring a lunch from home.

Summer Camps

Seedling Scientists: Summer Camps

AGES 4 – 6

Our week-long camps for early school-age children use awesome activities to strengthen connections to nature.

Summer Camps

Budding Botanists: Summer Camps

AGES 6 – 8

These week-long programs for ages 6 – 8 go into depth on pollination and garden-to-plate concepts through fun activites.

Sponsored in Part by the Commonwealth Charter Academy

Underwritten in Part by the Commonwealth Charter Academy

Select photos © Cory Doman, Paul g. Wiegman, Annie O'Neill