Let’s Play Books Bookstore offers literary-arts-focused, small-group camps for children in the Lehigh Valley. Program curriculum is 3 or 5 days, from 9am to 12pm, with an optional brown-bag lunch period from 12 to 1pm.
There is also an afternoon play-based program available for four children.
Picture Book Fun – Play! M-F July 9-13*
Designed for young book lovers. Days filled with activities, art and cooperative games inspired by classic picture books. Ages 5 to 8.
(Recommended for K-Gr 2/3)
Book Art – Create! M-F July 23-27*
Designed for the budding story-teller who loves art! Children will find inspiration in gorgeous picture books to tell stories through different art mediums and create their own story book! Ages 7 to 12.
(Recommended for Gr 2 – 6)
Animals – in books! M-F August 6-10*
Designed for animal lovers! Each child will pick their favorite animal, and we will create a week of informative play around that animal – from story books and National Geographic periodicals, to maps and other fun research sources, we will enjoy the adventure together! Ages 6 to 10.
(Recommended for Gr 1 – 5)
Just Fun – with some books!
M, W & F June 25, 27 & 29, July 16, 18 & 20 & Aug. 13,15 & 17
Designed for the child that may enjoy a smaller setting. Kids will enjoy board games, puzzles, art and story times. Creativity and cooperative play at its finest! No lunch/afternoon session for these programs. Ages 5 to 8.
(Recommended for K-Gr 2)
Program Hours & Fees
Full week, 9:00am to 12:00pm: $225
Brown-bag lunch hour option, 12:00 to 1pm: $36/wk
M-W-F, 9:00am to 12:00pm: $150 - 1 week, $280 - 2 weeks, $410 - 3 weeks
*Afternoon Create, Explore & Grow Camp – 4 slots available per week-long camp (includes lunch hour). The afternoon session is only available for children attending the morning camp. We will use our minds and imaginations to create art using recycled materials. We will play in the dirt and paint rocks! There will also be time for individual reading or a group audio book, with a group discussion/sharing session at the end of the week. We will explore Emmaus with afternoon walks to the Triangle, with a stop for ice cream one day (or two)!
Full week, 12:00 to 5:00pm: $225* (Lunch hour included.)
Drop-off & Pick-up: 15-minute window before & after start/end time.
Children will spend some time outdoors, weather permitting.
Children staying for lunch should bring their packed lunch and a drink.
No peanuts or tree-nuts of any kind.
Deposit of $100.00 is due to reserve a space. Deposit is transferable to any summer 2018 camp through May 1, as long as there is space available. Please call the store at 610-928-8600 or stop-in to reserve. Or, to reserve a spot right now, tell us which session(s) and click the "Buy Now" button make your deposit with PayPal!