Londonderry Backyard Summer Camp for both Junior and Senior Campers is full.  Please call Susan Kempski for any updates in openings.

Londonderry Backyard Summer Camp 2018

Summer days aren’t lazy at Londonderry’s Backyard Summer Camp. Children ages 4 (Pre-K) through 6th grade enjoy tending and harvesting the gardens, cooking, exploring and building structures in the wooded areas of the playground, creating crafts, dancing, playing games, and making new friends. Certified teachers weave cross-curricular learning opportunities into hands-on activities and play.  Weekly yoga, STEAM, and music classes are highlights. Pizza picnics are a Friday treat. To paraphrase one of the school’s founders, “Children will want to protect nature as adults when they have directly experienced nature as children.” At Backyard Summer Camp, staff takes every opportunity to help children develop their appreciation for the natural world. Whether composting, admiring visiting owls, growing seeds or dodging raindrops in bathing suits as part of water play, children joyfully connect with their environment every day.

Arts and Crafts • Games • Music • Nature Activities • Gardening • Cooking • Free-Play • Reading • Yoga • Hands-on-Learning • STEM Programs •  Animal Visitors • Pizza Fridays • New Friends • Outstanding Staff

Camp will have an international spin this summer. Join us for all or part of our trek around the globe.

To reserve a place for your child, download the registration form:

Call Susan Kempski at (717) 512-6010 if you have any questions.  Places are limited so please register early.

Hours: 8-5 (Camp day is 8:30-3:30. Before and after camp childcare is included).

Fees: $210 per week (full-day)   $120 per week (half-day)(8:30-1:00)

Ages: Junior Campers (ages 4-5)  Senior Campers (ages 6-12)

Location: Londonderry School, 1800 Bamberger Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110



*An independent Art Camp will be offered by Cindi Hardwicke, Londonderry’s art teacher, for ages 6 and up from Aug. 20-31.  Please visit for more information.


Week 1   (June 11)   Mexico

Week 2   (June 18)   England

Week 3   (June 25)   Kenya

Week 4   (July 2)      United States (closed July 4th)

Week 5   (July 9)      India

Week 6   (July 16)    China

Week 7   (July 23)    Italy

Week 8   (July 30)    Eastern Europe

Week 9   (Aug. 6)     Israel

Week 10 (Aug. 13)   Morocco


Special Mini Camps  (Hours: 9-1   Fee: $150)

My First Summer Camp (age 3) July 16-20

Music (ages 4-5)  July 9-13

Rockets (ages 8 and up) June 25-29