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  • 1. Day Camp Enrichment Camp Sports Camp Summer 2007 Varsity Camp 
  • 2. 1 2 3 4 Day Camp Enrichment Camp Sports Camp Varsity Camp Advanced Instruction by Varsity Coaches Fun Learning, Hands-On Expert Evenings M–Th Ages 8–18 The Best in Old-Fashioned Fun Instruction, Expand Your Horizons Expert Instruction in 8 Sports Girls Lacrosse, Softball, Boys Jun 18–Aug 3 Ages 3–14 Jun 11–Jun 15 Ages 7–12 Jun 18–Aug 3 Ages 7–13 Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Boys Swimming, Tennis, Art, Archery, Chess, Dance, Cooking, Drama, Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Basketball, Girls Basketball, Soccer, Music, Computers, Sports, Games, Computer, Knitting, Art, Music, Baseball/Softball, Flag Football, Floor Football, Water Polo, Squash. Skill Summer Theme, Trips, Guest Sports & Games, Engineering Hockey, Team Handball, Ultimate Instruction, Drills, Game Play, Performers and Color Team & Design (exploring with K’NEX Frisbee. Daily Swim, options for Conditioning, Fitness, Nutrition Contests. & Legos). Archery, Tennis and Volleyball. and Motivation. Get the edge! June 11–15 June 18–22 June 25–29 July 2–6 July 9–13 July 16–20 July 23–27 July 30–Aug 3 Enrichment Camp 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Day Camp 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Academic Enrichment/Tutoring 8:15 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Sports Camp 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Visit for an Open House Varsity Camps M-Th, 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Jan 28, 2007 2 p.m.–4 p.m. (except Squash, All camps closed Wednesday, July 4 M-F, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.) Feb 25, 2007 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Girls Lacrosse April 29, 2007 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Softball For information or to reserve space, Field Hockey e-mail summercamps@penncharter.com Boys Lacrosse Squash (Boys and Girls) or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364. Basketball (Boys and Girls) Discounted Registration Deadline: April 1, 2007 Soccer (Boys and Girls) Regular Registration Deadline: May 1, 2007 Water Polo (Boys and Girls)  Football
  • 3. f you’re looking for stimulating, fun-filled summer camps for Also new this summer is a seven-week Sports Camp featuring I your son or daughter, we invite you to consider the enrich- ment opportunities available at William Penn Charter School. Our summer program, now in its 39th year, is committed to providing exhilarating summers for children from age three to 18. The seven-week Day Camp offers variety and excitement while eight sports: basketball, soccer, lacrosse, flag football, baseball/soft- ball, team handball, floor hockey and ultimate Frisbee. Choice sports include tennis, archery and volleyball. A free swim each day comple- ments the program. Daily instruction mixed with skill contests, game days, tournaments and guest instructors make this a perfect program building friendships and lasting memories. Swimming, tennis, for sports enthusiasts. archery, computers, team sports, art, music, a talent show and an All programs take place on Penn Charter’s beautiful 44-acre end-of-camp fair are all part of this well-rounded program. Special campus in Philadelphia’s East Falls neighborhood. Participants have themes, trips and guest performers vary the routine and keep the access to the school’s facilities, including seven tennis courts and campers engaged. separate fields for soccer, baseball, softball, field hockey, football Our evening, one-week Varsity Camps provide personalized and lacrosse. Indoor facilities include visual arts studios, a computer instruction designed to help develop the skills that produce outstand- lab, three basketball gyms, a multipurpose field house and a newly ing athletic performances. Offerings include boys basketball, girls renovated six-lane pool. On rainy days these facilities provide ample basketball, softball, football, field hockey, boys lacrosse, girls lacrosse, indoor space. soccer, squash and water polo. Under the leadership of Penn Charter’s We encourage you to contact us for more information. It is easy varsity coaches, each program strives to provide a nurturing, chal- to interchange weeks of day camp and sports camp, and by using lenging environment. our extended day program campers can stay later and then join one This year we are expanding our summer offerings to include a of our evening varsity camps. We are eager to assist you and your one-week Enrichment Camp. Campers will spend the week engaged child by providing summer activities that meet each child’s individual in fun, challenging and artistic activities that will stimulate their interests and needs. creativity. Activities may include cooking, chess, drama, dance, art, knitting, music, sports and games, science and engineering (building Charles S. Kaesshaefer with K’NEX and Legos) and computers. Director of Summer Camps For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364. 1
  • 4. 1 Day Camp P enn Charter has provided an outstanding summer Day Camp program for 39 years. The camp is open to boys and girls ages three through 14 (younger children must be toilet-trained and have completed one year of preschool). The fundamental purpose of the Penn Charter Day Camp is to pro- vide a happy, productive summer for children. The companionship of The Facts peers and the leadership of trained counselors attuned to the physical, social and emotional needs of children enrich the experience. Dates: June 18–August 3 Camp Staff Hours: 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Charlie Kaesshaefer, a member of Penn Charter’s Lower School (early and extended day faculty who has been associated with the Day Camp for more than available) 35 years, is responsible for its daily operation. Assistant Director Ages: Girls & Boys 3–14 Chris Burnett is also a member of the Lower School faculty and has Cost: $2,275 for entire seven- been teaching at the camp for more than 18 years. They are assisted week session ($325 per week) by a qualified group of counselors made up of professional educators, college-age students and some high school-age students as junior $1,950 any 6 weeks counselors and counselors-in-training. The camp’s excellent staff is seventh grade (fall ’07) will enjoy this program designed for young $1,625 any 5 weeks one of its greatest strengths. adolescents. Offerings include traditional camp activities such as $1,300 any 4 weeks tennis, archery, computers, basketball and swimming, as well as a $975 any 3 weeks Senior Bunk creative arts component and weekly trips. Past outings have involved $650 any 2 weeks This program is designed for the experienced camper who is ready tubing, rock climbing, biking, baseball games, go-cart racing and $350 single week for more challenging activities. Campers age 12 and/or entering visits to amusement parks and nature centers. Program Highlights Three-, four- and five-year-olds Six-, seven-, eight- and 10- and 11-year-olds Special Events ♦ instructional swim nine-year-olds ♦ instructional and free swim ♦ fair ♦ music and drama ♦ instructional and free swim ♦ tennis and archery with ♦ summer theme ♦ arts and crafts ♦ archery and tennis instruction tournament play ♦ guest performances ♦ computers ♦ computers ♦ field games ♦ color contests ♦ hikes ♦ arts and crafts ♦ free time ♦ trips ♦ story time ♦ music and drama ♦ computers ♦ talent show ♦ special projects ♦ games and sports ♦ sports and art electives ♦ cookout ♦ games ♦ educational trips ♦ overnight sleep-out ♦ treasure hunts ♦ free play (playground adjacent to room) ♦ daily snacks 2 For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364.
  • 5. Counselor-in-Training Program Early-Bird Program Campers who enroll in this program must be at least 13 years old Hours Drop off any time between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m. and/or entering eighth grade (fall ’07). Counselors-in-training (CITs) Cost $15/day, $75/week will spend some of their time assisting camp staff and developing their After-Camp Program individual skills as beginning counselors. Age-appropriate programming Hours 3:30–5:45 p.m. (Pick up any time before 5:45 p.m.) includes swimming, tennis, archery, art, drama and weekly trips to Cost $25/day, $125/week exciting destinations. In addition, campers will explore opportunities for Snack and supervised activities included. service learning in the nearby community. Teenagers enrolled as CITs A late fee of $1 per minute will be charged for pick-up after 5:45 p.m. need to be available for most of the seven-week session. The fee for this program is the same as the rest of Day Camp. This year’s CITs may Academic Enrichment/Tutoring be eligible for full-time employment next season as junior counselors. On-site enrichment/tutoring is available June 18 – August 3 during the hours of 8:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Amy Goldberg, M.S., Swimming works as a tutor and consultant at several independent schools, We are pleased to announce that the SwimAmerica Program will including Penn Charter, and has 30 years of experience teaching once again be featured at Penn Charter Day Camp. Swim lessons children. She will offer the following three options: follow a step-by-step format that allows each child to progress at his Individual Tutoring in reading, writing and/or math. Amy will or her own pace. This goal-driven, technique-oriented program also develop individual programs geared toward each child’s specific focuses on endurance, drown prevention and water safety. Developed needs to help strengthen and reinforce key skills. Fees and billing by swimming coaches, SwimAmerica is the only learn-to-swim pro- arrangements should be arranged directly with Amy. Contact her at gram endorsed by the American Swimming Coaches Association. For 215-635-4277 or ajogo@aol.com. more information on SwimAmerica, visit www.swimtek.net or call Readiness Reading Skills Group for children entering first grade Kevin Berkoff at 215-233-1357. in the fall. This small group will meet twice a week for 45 minutes Transportation Transportation can be provided for campers ages five and older from Center City and Chestnut Hill and for those living within a several-mile radius of Penn Charter. However, our provisions for your child’s transportation do have limits. We ask your cooperation in registering early for this extra service. Round-trip $125/week; one-way $75/week Extended-Day Program Interested families may enroll in the extended-day option by indicat- ing so in the appropriate space on the application. Campers may enroll in the Early-Bird Program, the After-Camp Program or both. Families who need this service occasionally or in an emergency must contact the director. Payment must be received the day the service is provided. Note: The After-Camp Program is not held on the last day of camp, August 3. For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364. 
  • 6. 1 Day Camp cont. 2007 Enrollment Information for Day Camp Enrollment is limited, so register early. Complete the application and mail with a nonrefundable deposit of $350 before May 1, 2007. (Checks are payable to William Penn Charter School.) Full payment of the camp fee is required for all applications sent after May 1, 2007. Discounts: Families enrolling two or more children will receive a 5 percent family discount on the enrollment of the second and subsequent children; the first child would pay the full fee. Campers who enroll for the full seven weeks and pay in full by April 1, 2007, receive a 5 percent early-payment discount. All campers must have a physical examination prior to camp. Additional and will help children solidify skills needed for successful entry into camp information will be sent out the last week in May. first grade. Many readiness skills will be taught and reinforced. Key The camp fee covers all regularly scheduled activities, including goals of the program are to strengthen phonemic awareness and swimming, tennis and archery instruction. Arts and crafts materials, improve basic sight words. If interested in this readiness skills group, computer software, sports equipment, swim towels, camp t-shirt and please check the appropriate box on the camp application. Fee is $40 Friday treats also are included. Trips may involve additional costs. per week. (Minimum of four children required to offer this group.) Campers must provide their own lunch, including a beverage. Soft drinks, Book Club will help keep skills sharp and encourage summer read- juices and ice cream are available for purchase in the afternoon. ing. The club is open to those children who are entering third grade Penn Charter Day Camp will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in observance in the fall and older. This group will meet once a week for 45 minutes to discuss, respond and engage in activities relating to their reading. of Independence Day. Books will relate to our summer theme, are included in the fee and are For additional Day Camp information, contact the Summer Camps office your child’s to keep. If interested in this book club group, please check at 215-844-3460 ext. 364 or summercamps@penncharter.com, or visit the appropriate box on the camp application. Fee is $20 per week. www.penncharter.com. (Minimum of four children required to offer this group.) Every attempt will be made to schedule sessions during the campers’ Enclosed is a medical form that must be completed “down times” so as to not interfere with their regular activities. If for each camper and returned to the Summer Camps you are interested in any of the above options, please indicate your office before the first day of camp. preference on the applications. 4 For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364.
  • 7. 2 Enrichment Camp S chool’s out! What are you going to do until camp starts? Enrichment Camp is the perfect solution. Campers will spend the week engaged in fun, challenging and artistic activities that will stimulate their creativity. This is hands-on learning at its best! Taught by dedicated staff who love their field, campers will 2007 Enrollment Information for Enrichment Camp Enrollment is limited, so please register early. Complete the application gain knowledge, improve skills and have a greater appreciation for and mail with a nonrefundable full payment of $375 before May 1, 2007. their subject areas. Campers will have some choice in designing their (Checks are payable to William Penn Charter School.) Camper schedules schedule and will immerse themselves in three activities for the week. will be designed on a “first come, first serve” basis. Activity sign-up Activities may include: will be handled by mail once the registration form has been received. ♦ Art The camp fee covers all regularly scheduled activities, instruction ♦ Chess and materials, including a camp t-shirt. Campers must provide their ♦ Computers own lunch, including a beverage. All campers must have a physical ♦ Cooking examination prior to camp. Additional camp information will be sent ♦ Dance out the last week in May. ♦ Drama For additional Enrichment Camp information, contact the Summer Camps ♦ Knitting office at 215-844-3460 ext. 364 or summercamps@penncharter.com, ♦ Music or visit www.penncharter.com. ♦ Sports & Games ♦ Science & Engineering Enclosed is a medical form that must be completed for each camper and (exploring with K’NEX returned to the Summer Camp office before the first day of camp. and Legos) The Facts Date: Week of June 11–15 Hours: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Ages: Girls & Boys 7–12 Cost: $375 For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364. 5
  • 8. 3 Sports Camp P enn Charter’s new Sports Camp is open to boys and girls ages Special Features: seven to 13 and is designed for the athlete who truly loves sports. ♦ Weekly Tournaments: The week will culminate with a sport-specific Open to the beginner, intermediate and advanced athlete, the tournament each Friday. There will also be an awards ceremony to camp will offer instruction, competition, coaching, games and fun honor the accomplishments of the campers throughout the week. The Facts in eight sports per week. Tournaments will include: World Cup, Stanley Cup, Super Bowl, ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ NBA Finals and World Series. Dates: June 18–August 3 Camp Staff ♦ Guest Lectures: Throughout the summer, local coaches and specialists Jim Phillips, a member of Penn Charter’s Middle School faculty and will join us at camp to offer specialized instruction in a variety of areas. Hours: 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. head coach of the boy’s varsity basketball team, is responsible for the ♦ Choice Sports: Featuring archery, tennis and volleyball Ages: Girls & Boys 7–13 camps’ daily operation. Jim brings energy and enthusiasm to this new ♦ Skill contests Cost: $2,275 for entire seven- program and has more than 15 years of experience working in and ♦ Daily swim week session ($325 per week) running camps in the Philadelphia area. Jim will be assisted by a ♦ Recreational activities including capture $1,950 any 6 weeks balance of teachers, coaches and students, all with a passion for sports. the flag $1,625 any 5 weeks $1,300 any 4 weeks Program Highlights Transportation $975 any 3 weeks Two sports will be offered each day, Monday through Thursday. There Transportation can be provided for campers ages five and older $650 any 2 weeks will be instruction, skill development and team competition in each sport from Center City and Chestnut Hill and for those living within a $350 single week daily. Skill contests will take place throughout the summer. Teams will be several-mile radius of Penn Charter. However, our provisions for assembled based on age, skill level and desire of the camper. Each day will your child’s transportation do have limits. be enhanced with a free swim component. Experienced teachers and We ask your cooperation in registering early for this extra service. coaches will work directly with the campers on a daily basis to foster Weekly Sports: self-confidence, sportsmanship and good competitive habits. Round-trip $125/week; one-way $75/week ♦ baseball/softball ♦ basketball Extended-Day Program ♦ flag football Interested families may enroll in the extended-day option by indicat- ♦ floor hockey ing so in the appropriate space on the application. Campers may enroll ♦ lacrosse in the Early-Bird Program, the After-Camp Program or both. Families ♦ soccer who need this service occasionally or in an emergency must contact ♦ team handball the director. Payment must be received the day the service is provided. ♦ ultimate Frisbee Note: The After-Camp Program is not held on the last day of camp, August 3. Early-Bird Program Choice Sports: Hours Drop off any time between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m. ♦ archery Cost $15/day, $75/week ♦ tennis After-Camp Program ♦ volleyball Hours 3:30–5:45 p.m. (Pick up any time before 5:45 p.m.) Cost $25/day, $125/week Snack and supervised activities included. A late fee of $1 per minute will be charged for pickup after 5:45 p.m.  For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364.
  • 9. in the fall and older. This group will meet once a week for 45 minutes to discuss, respond and engage in activities relating to their reading. Books will relate to our summer theme, are included in the fee and are your child’s to keep. If interested in this book club group, please check the appropriate box on the camp application. Fee is $20 per week. (Minimum of four children required to offer this group.) Every attempt will be made to schedule sessions during the campers’ “down times” so as to not interfere with their regular activities. If you are interested in any of the above options, please indicate your preference on the application. 2007 Enrollment Information for Sports Camp ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Enrollment is limited, so register early. Complete the application and mail with a nonrefundable deposit of $350 before May 1, 2007. (Checks Academic Enrichment/Tutoring are payable to William Penn Charter School.) Full payment of the camp On-site enrichment/tutoring is available June 18 – August 3 fee is required for all applications sent after May 1, 2007. during the hours of 8:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Amy Goldberg, M.S., Discounts: Families enrolling two or more children will receive a 5 works as a tutor and consultant at several independent schools, percent family discount on the enrollment of the second and subse- including Penn Charter, and has 30 years of experience teaching quent children; the first child would pay the full fee. Campers who enroll children. She will offer the following three options: for the full seven weeks and pay in full by April 1, 2007, receive a 5 Enclosed is a medical Individual Tutoring in reading, writing and/or math. Amy will percent early-payment discount. form that must be develop individual programs geared toward each child’s specific needs to help strengthen and reinforce key skills. Fees and billing All campers must have a physical examination prior to camp. Additional completed for each camp information will be sent out the last week in May. arrangements should be arranged directly with Amy. Contact her at The camp fee covers all regularly scheduled activities and instruction, camper and returned 215-635-4277 or ajogo@aol.com. Readiness Reading Skills Group for children entering first grade including Friday treats and a camp t-shirt. Penn Charter will provide all to the Summer Camp equipment for campers except baseball/softball gloves. Trips may involve in the fall. This small group will meet twice a week for 45 minutes additional costs. Campers must provide their own lunch, including a beverage. office before the and will help children solidify skills needed for successful entry into first grade. Many readiness skills will be taught and reinforced. Key Soft drinks, juices and ice cream are available for purchase in the afternoon. first day of camp. goals of the program are to strengthen phonemic awareness and Penn Charter Sports Camp will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in improve basic sight words. If interested in this readiness skills group, observance of Independence Day. please check the appropriate box on the camp application. Fee is $40 For additional Sports Camp information, contact the Summer Camps per week. (Minimum of four children required to offer this group.) office at 215-844-3460 ext. 364 or summercamps@penncharter.com, Book Club will help keep skills sharp and encourage summer read- or visit www.penncharter.com. ing. The club is open to those children who are entering third grade For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364. 7
  • 10. 4 Varsity Camps P enn Charter Varsity Camps are designed for the more serious including all-time leading scorer (men’s & women’s), rebounder and athlete who is ready to excel in a particular sport. Advanced, steals leader. She played professionally in France for two years. Cara- intermediate and beginners will be challenged in this program by manico has been giving clinics and personal instruction to basketball our experienced varsity coaches and their assistants. Basic fundamental players in the Philadelphia area. skills will be reinforced, as well as advanced skills, techniques and Program Highlights: Individual instruction; skill development strategies. Our program provides opportunities for every player to help with emphasis on dribbling, shooting, passing; individual and team realize his or her potential as an individual athlete and team member. We defensive concepts; understanding the game; enhanced team concepts; strive to develop sportsmanship, cooperation, dedication, leadership and shooting contests; competitions including one-on-one, three-on-one, responsibility. Conditioning, fitness and nutrition will be explored along foul shooting; games. with motivation and how to get “the edge.” Field Hockey Boys Basketball Head Coach: Erin The Facts Head Coach: Jim The Facts Harrington is cur- Dates: June 18-21 Phillips is currently the Dates: June 25-28 rently head coach for Hours: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. head coach for Penn Hours: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Penn Charter’s varsity Ages: Girls 8-15 Charter’s boys varsity field hockey team. She Ages: Boys 10-15 Cost: $180 basketball team. He left has led the team to two Cost: $180 coaching at the Divi- Inter-Academic League sion 1 college level to titles since taking over in 2003. She also coaches the U-14 Mystx guide this program and has done so for the past seven years. He also Club Team and has been active in the U.S. Field Hockey Futures has been working in and running camps in the Philadelphia area for Program. Harrington played NCAA Division 1 field hockey at both the past 15 years. Ohio State University and Penn State. Program Highlights: Individual instruction; skill development Program Highlights: Individualized instruction; basic funda- with emphasis on dribbling, shooting, passing; individual and team mentals; stick work; tactical sessions; offensive & defensive strategies; defensive concepts; understanding the game; enhanced team goalkeeper instruction; scrimmages and game play. concepts; shooting contests; competitions including one-on-one, If possible, camper should provide own stick, shin guards, mouth guard. three-on-one, foul shooting; games. Call the Summer Camps office if you have equipment questions. Girls Basketball Football Head Coach: Diana The Facts (For Quarterbacks The Facts Caramanico is cur- Dates: June 25-28 & Receivers) Dates: July 23-26 rently head coach for Non-Contact Hours: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Hours: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Penn Charter’s girls Head Coaches: Ages: Boys 12-18 Ages: Girls 10-15 varsity basketball team. Mike Samuel and Cost: $180 Cost: $180 A former assistant Brian McCloskey coach at Germantown bring years of experience Academy and Penn Charter, Caramanico had an outstanding career and leadership to the camp. Samuel, Penn Charter’s quarterback coach at the University of Pennsylvania, where she still holds many records, for the past five years, mentored PC grad and current Boston College 8 For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364.
  • 11. Before taking over Penn Charter’s program in 2001, McDonough assisted at two of the top high school lacrosse programs in the country. The support staff will consist of college players from some of the top Division 1 programs in the country. Program Highlights: Beginner and intermediate level instruction; emphasis on basic fundamentals, stressing shooting and dodging; face-off skills; picks and cutting; defensive positioning; scrimmages and game play. Camper provides equipment. Call the Summer Camps office with questions about equipment. Girls Lacrosse Head Coaches: The Facts starting QB Matt Ryan. Samuel was the starting QB for the Uni- Debbie White and Dates: June 11-14 versity of Wisconsin from 1996 to 1998 and led the Badgers to the Tori Small bring years Hours: 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Big Ten Championship and 1999 Rose Bowl victory. While at Wis- of experience and lead- Ages: Girls 8-15 consin, Samuel became the third leading passer and tied the record ership to the lacrosse camp. White has been Cost: $180 for most wins of any quarterback in the school’s history. McCloskey has been head coach for Penn Charter’s varsity football team for head coach for Penn the past 12 years and has guided the team to a 75-40 record with Charter’s girls varsity lacrosse team for the past 19 years and has been seven Inter-Academic League championships. Recently, McCloskey involved in the sport as a player and coach for more than 25 years. In was named Philadelphia Eagles Coach of the Week. her playing days, White was selected as a first-team college All-Ameri- Program Highlights: Quarterbacks: Individual instruction; basic can and was captain and leading scorer for West Chester University. fundamentals and proper throwing mechanics; 5 parts of the release; She was selected to play for the United States 3-step drop; 5-step drop; throwing on the run; drills; leadership Women’s Lacrosse Team, where she competed skills. Receivers: Individual instruction; catching fundamentals; route for five years. Small currently is director of girls running; blocking; release technique; reading defensive coverage. athletics at Penn Charter and coaches the girls varsity lacrosse team. She previously coached Boys Lacrosse lacrosse at Drexel University and played attack Head Coach: and defense at the collegiate level for Penn State. The Facts Patrick McDonough Program Highlights: Emphasis on is currently head coach Dates: June 18-21 individual skill development; offensive and for Penn Charter’s boys Hours: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. defensive team concepts; development of varsity lacrosse team. Ages: Boys 9-15 position versatility; strategies and tactics; small Having been a top col- Cost: $180 game situations; coached play; agility training legiate player himself, and conditioning. McDonough brings Camper provides equipment. Call more than 11 years of coaching and teaching experience to the camp. the Summer Camps office with questions He played overseas in Australia and has coached at the collegiate level. about equipment. For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364. 9
  • 12. 4 Varsity Camps cont. Soccer Squash Head Coaches: The Facts Head Coach: Geoff The Facts Eddie Mensah and Dates: July 9-12 Shields is currently head Dates: June 18-22 Paul Blackwood bring Hours: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. coach for Penn Char- Hours: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 years of experience ter’s boys varsity squash Ages: Boys & Girls 10-15 Ages: Boys & Girls 8-15 and leadership to the team. A top collegiate Cost: $180 Cost: $180 soccer camp. Mensah player himself, Shields is currently head coach brings more than 15 for Penn Charter’s girls varsity soccer team and previously coached years of coaching and teaching experience to our camp. A support both a boys varsity high school team and a U-18 Girls Inter-County staff of highly skilled junior players will be on hand to maintain a low Select Team. He was a four-year varsity collegiate player and played student-instructor ratio. Shields is excited to christen Penn Charter’s professionally for two years with the Delaware Wizards. Blackwood new squash courts, which should be ready for the opening of camp. currently coaches the Penn Charter boys varsity soccer team and is Program Highlights: Beginner and intermediate level players; certified by the National Soccer Association of America. basic fundamentals will be stressed, including grip, strokes, stance, Program Highlights: Basic fundamentals will be stressed through footwork; tactics; rules; match play; specialized conditioning exer- drills including shooting, passing, dribbling, defending; team and cises; drills; games. individual offense; team and individual defense; emphasis on small- Camper should bring own racquet and goggles. sided games that develop technical ability; tactical formations; Campers wishing to attend Day Camp or Sports Camp for the general game conditions; mental aspects of the game. afternoon at a pro-rated fee may do so by indicating on the application. Softball Water Polo Head Coach: Don The Facts Head Coaches: The Facts “Doc” Mittica is cur- The camp is under the Dates: June 11-14 Dates: July 16-19 rently head coach for supervision of Charlie Hours: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Hours: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Penn Charter’s girls var- Brown, current head Ages: Girls 10-15 coach of Penn Charter’s Ages: Boys & Girls 12-18 sity softball team. Hav- ing started the program Cost: $180 varsity water polo team Cost: $180 15 years ago, Doc has and under the day-to-day experienced tremendous success, guiding the girls to three consecu- direction of Mike McKenna. McKenna was a standout player both at Penn tive Inter-Academic League championships. Mittica also is head coach Charter (team captain) and Princeton University. After graduating from of the U18 Philadelphia Fury Travel Softball Team. A support staff of Princeton, McKenna has continued his involvement in the sport by assisting college and high school players, plus a pitching and catching coach, with Princeton University’s varsity water polo team, coaching a water polo will help offer individual instruction. club team in Princeton, N.J., and officiating games in the area. McKenna Program Highlights: Basic fundamentals will be stressed through will be assisted by experienced high school and college players who will drills including throwing, catching, fielding; reinforcement of proper provide campers with a glimpse of what high-level water polo is like. hitting mechanics; emphasis on the short game (bunting, slapping, base Program Highlights: Beginner and intermediate level players; stealing); special sessions for pitchers and catchers with expert coaches; individual instruction; basic water polo fundamentals with emphasis mental aspects of the game; game play. on shooting and passing; focus on defensive and offensive positioning; Camper should bring own glove. team concepts; lots of water time. 10 For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364.
  • 13. W illiam Penn Charter School, the oldest Quaker school in the world, offers opportunities in academics, arts, athletics and service for boys and girls from kindergarten to grade 12. Our 44-acre campus is a quick trip from Center City Philadelphia, its neighborhoods and suburbs. 2007 Enrollment Information for Varsity Camp Enrollment is limited, so please register early. To reserve space, complete the application and mail with a nonrefundable fee of $180 for each varsity camp selected. Payment should be received before May 1, 2007. (Checks are payable to William Penn Charter School.) All campers must have a physical examination prior to camp. Specific information pertaining to a child’s particular sport(s) will be sent out two weeks prior to the camps’ start date. For additional information on any of the Varsity Camps, contact the Summer Camps office at 215-844-3460 ext. 364 or summercamps@penncharter.com, or visit www.penncharter.com. Enclosed is a medical form that must be completed for each camper and returned to the Summer Camps office before the first day of camp. For more information, visit www.penncharter.com or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364. 11
  • 14. Camp Application 2007 Please check the camps and weeks attending: ❑ Day Camp ❑ Enrichment ❑ Sports Camp ❑ Varsity Camp (9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.) Camp (9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.) (5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m., Mon.–Thurs.) ❑ Wk 1: June 18–June 22 (June 11–15, ❑ Boys Basketball (June 25–June 28) 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.) ❑ Wk 1: June 18–June 22 ❑ Wk 2: June 25–29 ❑ Wk 2: June 25–29 ❑ Girls Basketball (June 25–June 28) ❑ Wk 3: July 2–July 6 ❑ Wk 3: July 2–July 6 ❑ Field Hockey (June 18–June 21) ❑ Wk 4: July 9–July 13 ❑ Wk 4: July 9–July 13 ❑ Football (July 23–July 26) ❑ Wk 5: July 16–July 20 ❑ Wk 5: July 16–July 20 ❑ Boys Lacrosse (June 18–June 21) ❑ Wk 6: July 23–July 27 ❑ Wk 6: July 23–July 27 ❑ Girls Lacrosse (June 11–June 14) ❑ Wk 7: July 30–August 3 ❑ Wk 7: July 30–August 3 ❑ Soccer (July 9–July 12) ❑ Softball (June 11–June 14) ❑ Squash (June 18–June 22, 9:00 a.m.–noon) ❑ Water Polo (July 16–July 19) Camper’s Name_________________________________________________________________________________ Sex ❑ M ❑ F Birth Date_______________________ Age_________ Weight_________ Height_________ Current Grade_____________ Parents___________________________________________________ Home Phone________________________________________ Address__________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ Zip_______________________ E-mail____________________________________________________ School______________________________________________ Emergency Contact (name & phone number)_______________________________________________________________________________ Father’s Work Phone__________________________________________ Mother’s Work Phone____________________________________ Father’s Cell Phone___________________________________________ Mother’s Cell Phone____________________________________ Family Doctor_______________________________________________ Phone_______________________________________________ Please indicate the number of years your child has attended a Penn Charter Summer Program__________________________________________ I understand that the entire camp fee is to be paid by May 1, 2007. Enclosed is a nonrefundable deposit made payable to William Penn Charter School (refer to the appropriate camp’s page for deposit information.) Parent Signature________________________________________________________________________ Date_____________________ The following options are for Day Camp and Sports Camp participants only. Please refer to the brochure for fees. Transportation: Requested? ❑ Yes ❑ No Select one: ❑ Round-trip ❑ One-way, to camp (a.m.) ❑ One way, from camp (p.m.) Extended Day: Requested? ❑ Yes ❑ No Select one or both. Circle days needed. ❑ Early-Bird Program (a.m.) M T W Th F ❑ After-Camp Program (p.m.) M T W Th F Academic Enrichment/Tutoring: Requested? ❑ Yes ❑ No Select one: ❑ Individual tutoring ❑ Readiness Reading Skills Group ❑ Book Club Complete and return to: Charles S. Kaesshaefer Please submit a separate application for each child. Penn Charter Summer Camps 3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144
  • 15. Medical Release Form Parent Consent/Physician’s Certificate No camper shall be permitted to participate in any activities until this certificate of consent is signed by the camper’s parent or guardian, and until the camper is examined and pronounced in satisfactory physical condition by his/her own physician. For Parents We/I consent to full participation in all sports and physical activities by: Camper____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Age_______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Bunk (assigned later by Camp)___________________________________________________________________________________ Parent signature___________________________________________________________________________ Date_____________ Daytime phone_______________________________________________________________________________________________ For Physicians I have examined the above camper and pronounce him/her to be physically fit to participate in all sports and activities during the camp program. Any physical handicaps or other limitations_________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Any allergies________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Any medications______________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date of most recent physical exam________________________________________________________________________________ Physician name______________________________________________________________________________________________ Physician signature_________________________________________________________________________ Date____________ Physician phone______________________________________________________________________________________________ Medical forms should be returned to: Charles S. Kaesshaefer Complete a medical form for each camper Penn Charter Summer Camps and return it to the camp office before 3000 West School House Lane the first day of camp. Philadelphia, PA 19144 215-844-3460 ext. 364 summercamps@penncharter.com
  • 16. Visit for an Open House Jan 28, 2007 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Feb 25, 2007 2 p.m.–4 p.m. April 29, 2007 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage For information or to reserve space, PAID e-mail summercamps@penncharter.com Philadelphia, PA or call 215-844-3460 ext. 364. Permit No. 6118 William Penn Charter School Discounted Registration Deadline: April 1, 2007 3000 West School House Lane Regular Registration Deadline: May 1, 2007 Philadelphia, PA 19144