The best summer a kid can have!

CampCranberry webJune 6 -  August 19, 2022

Camp Cranberry is a weekly, theme-focused day camp. Camp Cranberry is designed to challenge, entertain, and inspire. Our summer programs focus on developing physical, social, and decision-making skills, promoting self-confidence, and most importantly having plenty of fun. Our staff is a carefully selected group of highly qualified individuals who are passionate about working with youth. Collectively, our staff can confidently provide instruction and facilitation in arts and crafts, group games, and other activities. We are committed to providing a positive and supportive summer experience for your child and you.

Our programs are flexible, as we understand families have a lot going on during the summer months. We allow campers to enroll for any amount of time from one week to the entire summer!

Click to Meet the Staff and See Comments from Our Campers' Families
button_meet-our-camp-staff

The safety of our campers is Camp Cranberry’s top priority.
* Camp Counselors are American Red Cross trained in CPR, AED, and First Aid as well as the use of Epi-Pens.
* When visiting the Waterpark, American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards are dedicated to our camp visits to ensure safety!

NEW!
2022 Camp Cranberry Parent/Guardian Handbook is available below for review!  With questions, please contact Hunter Berneburg, Camp Director, at 724-776-4806 x1173. Thank you!    

Options for Residents and Non-Residents

  • Full Day
    Drop Off Hours: 8:30 – 9:00 AM

    Pick Up Hours:  4:00 – 4:30 PM

  • Half Day (Mini Movers and Little Achievers only)
    Drop Off Hours: 8:30 – 9:00 AM
    Pick Up Hours:  12:00 – 12:30 PM

  • Extended Care Options
    Morning Extended Care option starts as early as 7:30 AM and Afternoon Extended Care runs as late as 6:00 PM for $30/ week. Pre-registration for Extended Care is required. (Extended Care is not available for the Mini Movers Camp.)

    Morning Extended Care: Drop Off: 7:30 – 8:30 AM
    Afternoon Extended Care: Pick Up:  4:30 – 6:00 PM

  • Sibling Discount: 5% off for each additional sibling. Children must be registered at the same time to receive discount.

  • Meal Plan: We offer an option of a bag lunch for our campers. For a fee of $30 a week, campers are provided a nutritious lunch, delivered daily from the Cranberry Highlands Golf Course. Sandwich choice (turkey, ham, or sunbutter spread and jelly) will be selected each day and additional items will be added from a rotating menu. (Meal plan not available for Mini Movers)

    This is a sample menu.

Mon & Wed
Selected Sandwich
Apple Slices
Fruit Snacks
Drink
Tues & Thurs
Selected Sandwich
Yogurt
Applesauce
Drink

Friday
Selected Sandwich
Cookie
Pudding
Drink

Review Camp Descriptions below, then click to *Register!

img.button_click-to-register-for-camp Opens in new window                                    
    *Camp registration is not available via mobile devices. 
Please register on a computer or call Parks and Recreation Customer Service at (724) 779-4FUN (4386)

Thank you to our 2022 sponsor! Bridge City Braces

bridge city braces Opens in new window

Our Camps

Mini Movers, Ages 3-4 (Half-Day or Full-Day Options)

Week 1: Creative Campers
Red, yellow, green, blue, and purple - just a sampling of all the different colors our campers will be playing with this week! To kick off summer camp, our curious campers will enjoy a rainbow’s worth of activities, games, and crafts specifically designed to fuel their creativity. 

Week 2: Jurassic Journey
All Dino-Explorers ready for action! This week is filled with fun dinosaur-themed crafts, games, and activities. Whether it involves reading stories about dinosaurs or pretending to be one, campers will have a fun time on their Jurassic Journey. No bones about it - our dino campers will rock this week! 

Week 3: Passport to Fun
Traveling by land, sea, and air - this week will be an adventure like no other. Campers will have the opportunity to 'cross the globe' as they make crafts, play games, hear stories, and complete activities inspired by other cultures around the world. This week promises to have all the right moves for our campers!

Week 4: Space Cadets
THREE, TWO, ONE BLAST OFF!!! We already know that our campers are out of this world, but this week, they will get to explore new frontiers as they make arts and crafts, play games, and partake in space-themed activities. Sign up for this week and rocket to fun! 

Week 5: Stars and Stripes
This week, Camp Cranberry is going to party like it's 1776! During the week, campers will make arts and crafts and participate in games and activities that celebrate the USA. A patriotic-themed week will salute the stars and stripes of America with patriot-themed music and singing! 

Week 6: Mad Science
All little Frankensteins welcome! During Mad Science week, campers will learn all about science as they play games and activities, creative dastardly science projects, and read stories that will magnify their love of science.

Week 7: Mini Builders
Bring your tool belts and put on your hard hats - this week, we're getting down to business and constructing a week of fun! Campers will build the experience of a lifetime as they participate in construction-themed games/activities while having fun exploring how to play hard! 

Week 8: Superheroes
Avengers, assemble! All campers will have the opportunity to become the superhero of their dreams this week. Our Superheroes will play games, make arts and crafts, and complete activities that will show off just how super each of them are. Campers get to "dress up" as their favorite capped character, and parade around the park! It's a "Marvel-ous" idea to join us! 

Week 9: Imagineers
Imagination Station! This week is all about ideas, imagination, and inspiration! Our campers will have plenty of fun as they play outdoor games that let their imaginations run wild! Activities and crafts will be inspired by color, music, play, and imagination! Imagine having so much fun! 

Week 10: Storybook Summer
Kids Castle! Attention all Queens and Kings, this week's camp theme is tailored just for royalty! "Royal" campers will participate in games and activities that explore storybook favorite tales of all time. What better way to finish off this amazing summer than with a storybook ending?! Finish the exciting chapter of Summer 2022 and join us!

Little Achievers, Ages 5-6 (Half-Day or Full-Day Options)

Week 1: Passport to Fun
Traveling by land, sea, and air - this week will be an adventure like no other. Campers will have the opportunity to 'cross the globe' as they make crafts, play games, hear stories, and complete activities inspired by other cultures around the world. This week promises to have all the right moves for our campers!

Week 2: Creative Campers
Red, yellow, green, blue, and purple - just a sampling of all the different colors our campers will be playing with this week! To kick off summer camp, our curious campers will enjoy a rainbow’s worth of activities, games, and crafts specifically designed to fuel their creativity. 

Week 3: Jurassic Journey
All Dino-Explorers ready for action! This week is filled with fun dinosaur-themed crafts, games, and activities. Whether it involves reading stories about dinosaurs or pretending to be one, campers will have a fun time on their Jurassic Journey. No bones about it - our dino campers will rock this week! 
Week 4: Outdoor Explorers
From scat, to tracks, to camouflage - the forest is full of mysteries! Join us as we work together to uncover the hidden world that exists in our own backyard. Campers will practice basic tracking techniques, learn to read clues in the landscape, and discover the adaptations that help animals survive in the wilderness.

Week 5: Stars and Stripes
This week, Camp Cranberry is going to party like it's 1776! During the week, campers will make arts and crafts and participate in games and activities that celebrate the USA. A patriotic-themed week will salute the stars and stripes of America with patriot-themed music and singing! 

Week 6: Space Cadets
THREE, TWO, ONE BLAST OFF!!! We already know that our campers are out of this world, but this week, they will get to explore new frontiers as they make arts and crafts, play games, and partake in space-themed activities. Sign up for this week and rocket to fun!

Week 7: Mad Science
All little Frankensteins welcome! During Mad Science week, campers will learn all about science as they play games and activities, creative dastardly science projects, and read stories that will magnify their love of science. 

Week 8: Imagineers
Imagination Station! This week is all about ideas, imagination, and inspiration! Our campers will have plenty of fun as they play outdoor games that let their imaginations run wild! Activities and crafts will be inspired by color, music, play, and imagination! Imagine having so much fun! 

Week 9: Superheroes
Avengers, assemble! All campers will have the opportunity to become the superhero of their dreams this week. Our Superheroes will play games, make arts and crafts, and complete activities that will show off just how super each of them are. Campers get to "dress up" as their favorite capped character, and parade around the park! It's a "Marvel-ous" idea to join us! 

Week 10: Storybook Summer
Kids Castle! Attention all Queens and Kings, this week's camp theme is tailored just for royalty! "Royal" campers will participate in games and activities that explore storybook favorite tales of all time. What better way to finish off this amazing summer than with a storybook ending?! Finish the exciting chapter of Summer 2022 and join us!


Youth Camp, Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-12

Week 1: Olympic Fun Day
On your mark, get set, GO!!! We have an Olympic-sized week of activities for you! From obstacle courses to relay races, and all of the different games, activities, and crafts planned in between - our campers are going for the gold this week.  Afternoons will be spent at Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove.

Week 2: Big Nature
From scat, to tracks, to camouflage - the forest is full of mysteries! Join us as we work together to uncover the hidden world that exists in our own backyard. Campers will practice basic tracking techniques, learn to read clues in the landscape, and discover the adaptations that help animals survive in the wilderness. Campers will attend the Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove in the afternoons. 

Week 3: Express Yourself
This week of camp is all about expressing ourselves. During the first two weeks, our campers and counselors will get to know each other so that by week 3, everyone is comfortable having fun as their true selves. Campers will express themselves through arts and crafts, games, and activities.  Afternoons will be spent at Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove. 

Week 4: Water World
Looking for us? You can find us down in the deep blue sea this week! During Water World week, campers will create crafts and participate in activities and educational games designed to teach kids about the science and properties of water. Kids will also learn about conservation efforts and how to be mindful of the amount of water they use on a daily basis. And as always, campers will attend the Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove in the afternoons. 

Week 5: Stars and Stripes
This week, Camp Cranberry is going to party like it's 1776! During the week, campers will make arts and crafts and participate in games and activities that celebrate the USA. A patriotic-themed week will salute the stars and stripes of America with patriot-themed music and singing!  Afternoons will be spent at Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove. 

Week 6: Animal Planet
Lions, tigers, and bears oh my! This week is all about the animals that roam our planet! Our crafts, games, and activities are all geared towards understanding and appreciating wildlife. And, who knows... maybe a special guest or two will slither by! Campers will attend the Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove in the afternoons. 

Week 7: Mad Science
All little Frankensteins welcome! During Mad Science week, campers will learn all about science as they play games and activities, creative dastardly science projects, and read stories that will magnify their love of science.  Afternoons will be spent at Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove. 

Week 8: Carnival Week
Step right up, campers! Carnival Week is finally here. This week, we have circus-themed games, activities, and arts and crafts for our campers to enjoy. Campers will attend the Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove in the afternoons.  Come one, come all, because Camp Cranberry is the place to be this summer (especially during Carnival Week!). 

Week 9: Hero's Journey
This week, our campers will stay busy learning what it takes to be a hero! We will learn about community heroes, meet some of our local heroes, play games and make crafts - all focusing on what it takes to be a hero!  Afternoons will be spent at Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove. 

Week 10: Backyard Adventure
What's your favorite thing about your backyard? Is it the barbeques? The games? The sunshine?! No matter the answer, we're packing all of those things into Backyard Adventure week! This week, our campers will make arts and crafts, complete activities, and play lawn games. Campers will attend the Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove in the afternoons. 

Week 11: Amazing Race
Week 11 is the last lap of our camp experience. Combining all of our campers' favorite crafts, activities, and games from the past weeks, we will reflect on the summer we spent together. But - the funs not over yet! We'll finish the week off with a camp-wide race and conclude with an end of summer celebration!  Afternoons will be spent at Cranberry Township Waterpark and Crocodile Cove. 

Future Leaders, Ages 13-15

Our Future Leaders Camp is designed for 13-15 year old's looking for a fun, exciting, and educational summer. This unique camp offers teens the ability to get out of the house and enjoy the summer outside, while learning and experiencing new things each week. This summer Future Leaders will have the opportunity to learn new skills such as CPR, SafeSitter Babysitting, Job Preparation Techniques, and will even plan their own lessons with the campers. This camp will visit the Waterpark 3-5 times per week and will be able to attend the special guest presentations visiting the Youth and Little Achievers camps this summer.