Workshops

MW South

Summer Teen Scholars


Ages: 14 - 18
Wednesday - 05:30 pm - 07:00 PM
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 - Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

We get prepared for college, via conversations and writing. We read books you won't get in high school. We raise the bar. Summer Trip TBA.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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Graphic Stories Camp


Ages: 9 - 12
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 12:00 pm - 05:00 PM
Monday, Aug 05, 2019 - Friday, Aug 09, 2019

Illustrations are an important part of telling a strong story. This week is all about putting pictures with text. We'll read comic books, graphic novels, and picture books and then create our own! Trip to Philadelphia Magic Gardens. Lunch provided.

Location: MW South

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Summer Tutors


Ages: 5 - 18
Monday - 05:30 pm - 07:00 PM
Monday, Jul 08, 2019 - Monday, Aug 12, 2019

Avoid the summer slide and be prepared for school. Work one-on-one or in small groups to work on individual writing or reading goals.

Location: MW South

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Relax, Relate, Release Camp


Ages: 7 - 10
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 12:00 pm - 05:00 PM
Monday, Aug 12, 2019 - Friday, Aug 16, 2019

We'll practice yoga and mindfulness techniques, providing tools to understand the mind and body. Learn to cultivate empathy, skills for concentration as well as skills to overcome challenges through writing and open discussions. Trip to Bartram's Garden.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Amy Perez

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Drama Camp


Ages: 9 - 12
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 12:00 pm - 05:00 PM
Monday, Jul 22, 2019 - Friday, Jul 26, 2019

We'll write and perform plays, sharpening our acting chops and playwriting skills. We'll also learn how to properly critique films and develop a plot and scenes for our own film. Trip to the Independence Seaport Museum! Lunch provided.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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Write Your Revolution Camp


Ages: 9 - 12
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 12:00 pm - 05:00 PM
Monday, Jul 08, 2019 - Friday, Jul 12, 2019

We’ll learn about social change, read the works of revolutionary writers and poets, and discuss the pressing issues of today issues and write revolutionary declarations for change and take them to City Hall. Lunch provided.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, Shanise Redmon

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Give Me A Beat Camp


Ages: 7 - 10
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 12:00 pm - 05:00 PM
Monday, Jul 29, 2019 - Friday, Aug 02, 2019

We’ll reflect on the social impact of musical movements both past and present. We’ll also create and write our own original song while playing musical instruments. Trip to the Academy of Natural Sciences. Lunch provided.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Ev Reheard

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Summer Mighty Toddlers


Ages: 2 - 5
Sunday - 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 - Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

Come and spend a few hours in educational fun with your toddlers. This weekly play session is family fun. Bring your toddlers and preschoolers and prepare to have an amazing time learning with your Mighty Toddler.

Location: MW South

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Game On! Camp


Ages: 7 - 10
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 12:00 pm - 05:00 PM
Monday, Jul 15, 2019 - Friday, Jul 19, 2019

Game On is a game creation camp! We'll explore many fascinating concepts including coding and create games for others to play! We'll write fantasy stories related to games too. We’ll end the week with a trip to the Franklin Institute. Lunch provided.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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