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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Ryan Wagner knows what he wants in a Summer Tennis camp

Posted by Tara Tomasko on Dec 22, 2015 9:00:00 AM

summer_tennis_camp_for_kids.jpgAs a returning student to the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis, Ryan Wagner from Maryland was eager to get back on the court. At ten years old Ryan knows what he wants in a summer tennis camp. We sat down with him to discuss his love of tennis and why he wanted to return to the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis.



Topics: Tennis Camp, JKCP Student Spotlight

Becoming the Next Food Critic at The Julian Krinsky Summer Cooking School

Posted by Tara Tomasko on Dec 11, 2015 11:44:27 AM

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With dreams of becoming the next famous food critic, Abby Lenhard attended the Julian Krinsky Cooking School at Villanova University this summer. She is no stranger to the Julian Krinsky programs, she attended the JK School of Tennis years prior. While doing research for a new cooking camp to attend, she stumbled upon the JK summer cooking program for high schoolers and she knew she had to try it out. During the two week course she was able to increase her knowledge of knife skills and plating techniques as well as critiquing food. 


Topics: JKCP Student Spotlight, Pre-College Summer Programs

JK Spotlight: a look at the summer Business Program with daniel Meadvin

Posted by Tara Tomasko on Nov 6, 2015 10:27:29 AM

An inside look at the jk summer business program from a former studentDaniel Meadvin, a student at the two week, Julian Krinsky summer business program has spent the past four summers at JKCP. Daniel has continued returning each summer because he appreciates that JKCP is not a 'traditional camp.' “It’s nice that there are so many options to try different things that aren’t typical at most other camps and you have the ability to pick and choose activities.” This past summer Daniel took part in the JK Business School summer program and we talked to him all about it:


Topics: JKCP Student Spotlight, Julian Krinsky Business School

JK Spotlight: Chris Meek and a look back at the summer tennis camp

Posted by Tara Tomasko on Nov 6, 2015 9:27:52 AM

After returning for his third year at Julian Krinsky SchoolAn interview with Chris Meek about his time at the JK summer tennis camp of Tennis, Chris Meek enjoyed his time at the summer tennis camp so much so he hopes to become a counselor for the following summer. As a residential camper he enjoyed the weekend trips, the free time to play ultimate frisbee, evening activities like counselor manhunt, and meeting new people from all over the world. He had great experiences as a summer tennis camper at JKCP and hopes to bring the same fun experiences to future campers.


Topics: Tennis Camp, JKCP Student Spotlight

4 Ways Summer Programs for teens Prepared Me For Adulthood

Posted by Jeremy Robertson on Oct 5, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Getting the most out of summer programs for teensAttending a summer program made me the young adult I am today. Throughout the many years I spent at various JKCP summer programs for teens I learned so many things without even realizing. At the time, I was having fun and spending time with friends, but looking back, I realize camp was shaping the adult I would become. Here are four ways that summer camp prepared me for adulthood. 


Topics: JKCP Student Spotlight, Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs

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