This guide will help lead you in the right direction of what best fits into your family’s summer!

Antiochian Village 

Antiochian Village Camp transforms the lives of young people & families and nurtures their faith in Jesus Christ through Orthodox Christian community living, worship, education, fellowship, and love. Antiochian offers an overnight camp experience on beautiful grounds in Bolivar. in addition to the summer camps, they also offer Winter camp, adult camp, and we all enjoy their gyro’s during Fort Ligonier Days.

Bridget Dawn’s Studio of Performing Arts 

Bridget Dawn’s Studio opened for business in 2003.  We are located in the beautiful small town of
Ligonier, Pennsylvania. Our staff is dedicated to sharing the performing arts with all our students.
Bridget Dawn’s Studio is strongly based upon the development of team work, self discipline,
technique, terminology, flexibility, and having FUN.  Ms. Bridget and staff use their training and
experience to give their students and families the quality instruction and performances they deserve.
We are happy that many of our students have considered BDS their home away from home! Offering Summer camp and classes.

The Compass Inn

Advance registration required, scholarships available. Junior Stagecoach Adventurers: Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28, 2019, 9 am – 2:30 pm. Children entering grades 1st – 3rd Campers will experience day-to-day life as it was at an 1800s stagecoach stop through hands-on activities, crafts and more. Stagecoach Adventurers Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9 9 am – 2:30 pm Children entering grades 4th – 6th This is a fun-filled week of exploring the historic Compass Inn, actively learning about life at a rural stagecoach stop.  

Fort Ligonier 

Cannonball Club: Fun summer activity that engages kid with the ort and its FREE! Children can attend just one club meeting or all seven! Explore the fort and museum, play games and more!
Fort Kids Camp: Fort Ligonier Legendary day camp is a fun interactive experience for kids who have completed grades K-6. Campers experience 18th-century frontier life while exploring the Fort playing camps, and creating crafts and making new friends. camp ends with a special mini reenactment and family picnic.

Ligonier Camp and Conference Center 

Ligonier Camp and Conference Center, located in the Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania just outside Ligonier, is an interdenominational ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh. Begun in 1914, the camp’s rich history of ministry has reached campers across the United States and abroad.
Now, more than 100 years later, God has continued to be faithful to the ministry happening here at Ligonier. With summer camp sessions frequently full to overflowing, an outstanding adventure education program, a beautiful lodge and conference center, and over 500 acres of rustic property including our separate property with a 26 acre lake, our ministry here at Ligonier Camp continues to reach more and more people every year.

Ligonier Valley YMCA

The Ligonier Valley YMCA has a ton of camp offerings this summer!  We also have the FREE Summer Playground Program starting June 10th for Grades 1-6—Games, Swimming, Sports, and a chance to hang with your friends outside—M-Thurs @ Cook Twp Park 9-12 and Fridays @ the Y from 1-4pm.
All camps include daily swim times, please bring a suit/towel, and packed lunch—No Peanut Butter

Main Exhibit Gallery 

July 29 – August 2 Your Children are invited to join us for five days of Art Exploration to get those creative juices flowing for Fall. Project in clay, mosaics, glass paintings and more will be part of our summer program. We’re offering two age groups sessions: 6-10 and 11-14.  Click here for registration 

Powdermill Nature Reserve

Where else can you get up close to the coolest live animals, be encouraged to make a mess, design something original, or live out a wild adventure? If you’re the outdoorsy type, we’ve got you covered with cool science experiments, creepy bugs, huge dinosaurs, and so much more at the natural history or Powdermill camps. Book early—camps fill up fast!

Seven Springs Mountain Resort 

Mom and Dad, how about a day or night to yourselves? Our Kids’ Camps can make your dream a reality! Choose from one of our great camp options that best suit yours and your child’s needs for a day or night of fun. Do your kiddos have some energy they need to burn off? Bring them to Kids’ Camp! Designed for kids walking age through age 10, our Kids’ Camp is loaded with excitement and adventure. After all, Seven Springs is Pennsylvania’s Adventure Headquarters

Southern Alleghenies Museum Of Art 

SAMA’s museums in Altoona, Loretto and Ligonier Valley offer children’s art camps every summer. The two-week camps are facilitated by Museum staff and professional visiting artists. The camps are taught in small, informal groups to foster the child’s creativity, personal growth, and interest in the arts. Additionally, the camps provide children with exposure to a museum setting, as well as ample opportunities to work with a variety of artistic media.

St Vincent College 

Four different nature camps ( bug camp, fur and feathers, slime and scales, eco- adventure) that encompass the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent College’s mission to foster environmental stewardship through education, recreation and conservation will be offered this summer. Since 2008, these summer camps have instilled a love of nature and a sense of environmental stewardship through immersive nature experiences to more than 500 children in the Latrobe area and throughout the region.

Valley School Of Ligonier 

SOAR CAMP Give your children the gift of fun, friends and creativity in a gorgeous natural setting with Valley’s SOAR Camp.  Campers will experience all that Valley and it’s 400 acre wooded-campus has to offer during three summer mini camps! Each camp is designed with specific summer-time needs of children in mind, allowing them time outdoors, the ability to explore their passions and learn new skills, and express their creativity.  Parents and children can customize their camp schedule to allow for a new experience each week.


To Find More Summer Camp programs in the area check out

Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau for all of the laurel highlands

Macaroni Kids for Altoona to Ligonier


If you are a member and we missed your camp please email Ruthie ([email protected]