Kids U!

Join us this summer for Kids U! where children and teens can play, build, and explore as part of DelVal's summer programming, right here on our picturesque campus!

Our fun, one-week specialty camps and academies allow students to collaborate and learn from seasoned faculty, educators and industry professionals. Enroll in one week or all six.

Kids and teens ages 7 to 16 will have fun exploring science, media arts, entrepreneurship, robotics and more. Every camp is an energetic, hands-on, enjoyable program where participants are immersed in learning and fun!


Click on the links for camp descriptions,* instructor bios and pricing.

Science and Engineering
Exploring the Solar System (ages 7-9, June 26-30)
Lego STEM Robotics (ages 7-9, July 17-21)
Physics and Engineering (ages 14-16, July 17-21
K’NEX Energy, Physics and Flight (ages 7-9, July 24-28)
Lego STEM Robotics (ages 7-9, July 31-Aug. 4)
Amusement Park Physics (ages 10-13, Aug. 7-11)
Living in Space (ages 10-13, July 31-Aug. 4)

Sports Management and Entrepreneurship
CEO Kids (ages 10-13, July 10-14)
Sports Management Academy (ages 14-16, July 31-Aug. 4)

Life Sciences
Lettuce Grow Using Hydroponics (ages 10-13, June 26-30)
What’s Bugging U? (ages 7-9, July 10-14)
Veterinary Science Academy (ages 14-16, July 10-14)
Zoo "U"niversity (ages 10-13, July 17-21)
Science Behind Nature (ages 10-13, July 24-28)
Pet “U”niversity (ages 7-9, Aug. 7-11)

Digital Media and Arts
Digital Design Academy (ages 14-16, June 26-30)
Intro to Film and TV (ages 8-13, July 10-14)
Music and Voice Production (ages 10-13, July. 24-28)
Digital Illustration (ages 10-13, July 31-Aug. 4)
Digital Photography Academy (ages 14-16, Aug. 7-11)

Coding, App and Game Design
Minecraft Modders/Make Your First Video Game (ages 8-13, June 26-30)
Code Breakers/App Attack (ages 8-13, July 17-21)
Minecraft Designers/Video Game Animation (ages 8-13, July 24-28)
Minecraft Animators/Lego Films and Stop Animation (ages 8-13, Aug. 7-11)

Camp Basics

All camps meet on Delaware Valley University’s main campus in Doylestown at 700 E. Butler Ave. using the classrooms, labs and multi-purpose space. Each program runs for one week, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. Early and late extended care options are available through our partner, the Central Bucks Family YMCA (see below). Campers bring a brown bag lunch and eat as a group with their camp assistant.

Early and Late Care

DelVal is excited to again to partner with the Central Bucks Family YMCA to offer early and late care for Kids U! campers. Care starts as early as 7 a.m. and ends as late as 6 p.m. and we provide transportation between the YMCA and DelVal's campus. Registration for care is separate from camp registration: register here for early care   register here for late care


Program costs minus a $50 processing charge will be refunded for dropping an enrollment. Program costs minus a $100 processing charge will be refunded for dropping an enrollment less than one week before the start date of the camp. No refunds will be issued after the start of the first day of the camp. Fees are nonrefundable at any time. Camps are not transferrable. Send requests for refunds to A full refund will be issued if the University must cancel a camp for any reason and those enrolled participants will be given the opportunity to select another camp.

*Camp activities may be altered to accommodate scheduling conflicts, weather or other unplanned circumstances.