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Saturday Trips at JKCP

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Oct 1, 2019 3:28:00 PM

If you are staying longer than one week, you'll love our weekend trips. Many of the JKCP programs are located in and around Philadelphia - a perfect location to explore something new with just a short drive.

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Topics: Life at JKCP

Student Spotlights: Experiencing Yale Summer Academy with Tamie & Kendra

Posted by Ezra Solway on May 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM

In the summer of 2018, Tamie Tominaga traveled from her hometown in Brazil to attend the Yale Summer Academy in New Haven Connecticut. It was a life changing experience for her. The program opened her up to a new way of thinking, a prestigious academic environment that challenged her and friends she met from all walks of life. Now, Tamie is focused on getting out of her comfort zone, something that had eluded her before her time at Yale.  

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Topics: Life at JKCP, JKCP Student Spotlight, High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs, Yale

How Do I Help My Child Make Friends at Summer Camp?

Posted by Brenda Ronan on May 7, 2019 1:32:00 PM

We are going to talk about ten things you can do as a parent to help your child make friends at camp - even though you can't be there with them. While your kids are exploring, learning and playing at summer camp, you will not be there with your child. This can be a startling thought for many parents, especially if it is the first time their child has attended a summer program.

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Topics: Life at JKCP, High School Summer Programs, For Parents

Student Spotlight: How Summer Camp Gave Rachel Solden Confidence And Independence While Preparing For College

Posted by Kara Goldenhorn on Dec 11, 2017 3:13:49 PM

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Rachel Solden, a 17 year old from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, has spent the last four summers attending three of JKCP's different camps and programs. In 2014, she spent four weeks at our Xploration Summer Camp at Haverford College. The following two summers, Rachel spent several weeks at our Enrichment Summer Camp at Villanova University. Most recently, she spent four weeks throughout this past summer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Art: Summer at Penn Program. Over her four years with us, Rachel has really come into her own as a young adult. She attributes JKCP for helping her become the confident, independent woman she is today.

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Topics: Life at JKCP, JKCP Student Spotlight, High School Summer Programs, Architecture at PennDesign, Pre-Professional Programs

Adventures of the Black Squirrel: From Haverford College and Beyond

Posted by Kara Goldenhorn on Oct 31, 2017 2:24:57 PM

 

Hey Everyone!

For those of you who don’t know me, I am Haverford College’s (unofficial) mascot – the Black Squirrel. The College has always been known as the Fords. However, in the 1980’s I came into the picture when the baseball team noticed a bunch of my ancestors on campus and saw us to be a great representation of what their team and college stands for – unique, energetic and hard working individuals.

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Topics: Life at JKCP, High School Summer Programs, JKCP News & Updates, For Parents

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