Summer Programs

STEAM & Language Arts Camp 

The Elementary School STEAM & Language Arts Camp is an exciting, educational, and fun-filled six-week experience for rising 1st through 8th grade junior Scholars. During the Program, they will have great experiences with exciting projects in in math, science, robotics, language arts, reading, art, and much more!! There will be weekly field trips. Previous educational trips have included The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Zoo, Camden’s Adventure Aquarium, and The Academy of Natural Sciences — all included with registration! 

Camp will take place June 17 through July 26, 2024, Monday through Friday; locations will be within the YMWIC partner School Districts of Chester Upland, Coatesville, Norristown, Phoenixville, Upper Darby, West Chester, and William Penn. We are accepting applications now! 

Register your Camper by clicking on your desired location below.

Upward Bound Summer Program 

OurUpward Bound Summer Program will take place within the Coatesville and Upper Darby School District areas for 9th through 12th grade students who meet Upward Bound requirements. This six-week experience will enrich, expose, and prepare Scholars for college and provide insight into future employment opportunities. They will experience projects in the arts, entrepreneurship, mentoring, leadership, golf and much more. Scholars will participate in college campus tours of six Philadelphia-area colleges and visit Fortune 100 corporations. The Program ends with our very popular and well-attended complimentary buffet dinner recognizing the end of the Upward Bound Summer Program with Scholars and parents at the Penn Oaks Golf Club.

We offer paid opportunities for YMWIC Alumni to be employed as Counselors, and for YMWIC Senior Scholars as Junior Counselors.

Click here to register for this enriching and life-enhancing opportunity.

Middle School Science Retreat 

The 2023 YMWIC Summer Middle School Science Retreat is a six-week experience for rising 7th and 8th grade Scholars, full of fun learning opportunities, including a residential experience at Saint Vincent College, in Latrobe, PA. The remainder of the summer camp experience will take place at specific Area School Districts where campers will explore new concepts in math, chemistry, biology, computer science, robotics, language arts, reading, art, and more.   

We are now accepting applications for the 2023 YMWIC Summer Middle School Science Retreat, which is scheduled for is scheduled for June 20 through July 27 or July 28, 2023, Monday through Thursday or Friday, from 7:45AM – 4:15PM. To apply for the 2023 YMWIC Summer Middle School Science Retreat,  click here.  

Registration is Now Open!

YMWIC 2023-2024 Program Year

Registration has begun for the upcoming school year for rising 3rd – 12th grade students. New and returning Scholars should fill out the following forms:

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