summer camp

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Hadas Kuznits
August 16, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of 8 to 12-year-old kids from Philadelphia returned home from a week of summer camp in the Poconos. It’s part of a program sponsored by the city for kids who might not otherwise get to experience this kind of an opportunity. A group of Philadelphia kids, who...
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Craig Berube
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Paul Kurtz
July 11, 2019 - 11:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Wearing a St. Louis Blues hat and windbreaker, Craig Berube's head swiveled around as he watched his campers glide back and forth on the ice. Although a ways away from Missouri, the former Flyers head coach still lives in Bucks County — and still leads his annual...
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Lynne Adkins
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia-area vocational-technical school is offering kids a summer camp that give them more profitable skills than archery. Middle school students can get a hands-on account of what it's like to make a cake, fix a car, design a garden or give a facial at...
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John McDevitt
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two overnight camps for kids, patterned after Pennsylvania State Police training, will be held this summer and online applications are being accepted now. It’s called Camp Cadet, and it’s for children from Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia counties ages 11 to 14...
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Computer Coding
Mike Dougherty
March 09, 2019 - 10:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Men have most of the jobs in the tech industry. But a women's group is working to change that by giving girls a chance to learn how to write computer code during a summer camp in Philadelphia. For seven weeks from June to August, high school sophomores and juniors...
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Kids rehearse six hours a day for Music Theatre Philly's summer camp series production of "Hamilton."
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Cherri Gregg
August 28, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of lucky kids aren't throwing away their shot to bring a miniature version of one of the nation's most popular Broadway musicals to the stage this week. Nearly two dozen kids are rehearsing six hours a day — plus more practice time at home — to perfect Music...
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Camp Philly campers return from a week in the Poconos.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 25, 2018 - 1:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some kids involved in Philadelphia's Parks and Recreation summer camp got the rare opportunity to spend a week at an overnight camp in the Poconos. For many kids, their tech-free week at Camp Philly in the Poconos was their first experience being truly independent...
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A group of teenagers are learning about the African-American struggle for freedom and equality this summer at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 18, 2018 - 5:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some local teenagers are participating in an unconventional two-week summer camp in Center City. It might look like summer school to some, but these students are gladly delving into historical research with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's History Makers Camp...
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The Philadelphia Eagles Eye Mobile unit
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Mark Abrams
July 18, 2018 - 4:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Representatives from the Philadelphia Eagles offered autistic youngsters attending a summer camp on the St. Joseph's University campus a chance to see life a little bit better. The Philadelphia Eagles Eye Mobile unit pulled in to Camp Kinney on Wednesday, and excited...
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State Sen. Vincent Hughes highlights the Read to Succeed summer program, which takes place at a dozen locations across the city.
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Justin Udo
July 10, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials are using the time off from school to help kids get ahead of the curve when they return. The Summer READS: Read to Succeed program is a free reading-centric summer camp used to continue academic achievements through the summer for first- through third-...
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