Camp Funshine is CDC's all-day, 11-week program that is intended to provide a safe, fun, educational summer for elementary school-age children (K-6). The dates for this year's Camp Funshine are Monday, June 14, to Friday, August 20, at CDC's Cranberry, Franklin School-Age and Hasson Heights centers.
*Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, field trips are subject to change.
Awesome Field Trips in 2021!
At CDC we believe that learning opportunities also exist outside of the classroom. This year's field trips include:
- Mad Science of Pittsburgh
- Pittsburgh Pirates Game
- Waldameer Park & Water World
- Keystone Safari
- Weekly Swim Days
Local Adventure Fun
Along with our larger field trips, Camp Funshine will also be visiting several local attractions throughout the summer:
- Camp Olympics
- Adventure Days at Morrison Park, Two Mile Run County Park and Oil Creek State Park
To learn more, call CDC at (814) 670-0838
Ready, Set, Go! School's Out!
Week 1 | June 14 - June 18
Join us as we kick off the 2021 installment of Camp Funshine by meeting new friends and engaging in exciting team building activities! The week will be capped off with our first local adventure of the summer to Two Mile Run County Park.
Week 2 | June 21 - June 25
Calling all crazy, mad scientists! This week will be filled with STEM activities, science shows featuring Mad Science of Pittsburgh and experiments that are sure to blow your mind!
Exploration & Discovery
Week 3 | June 28 - July 2
How much do you know about habitats? Have you explored any in your back yard? This week our focus is all about habitats in nature. You’ll have a chance to put your habitat knowledge to the test while investigating Oil Creek State Park.
Week 4 | July 5 - July 9
Let’s head to the ballpark and take in a Pittsburgh Pirates game! Camp Funshine is all about playing games this week. From board games to card games, to sports and video games. Better yet, try your hand at creating your very own game!
Under the Sea
Week 5 | July 12 - July16
What’s the best way to cool off during the summer? WATER! Week 5 is all about water… from exploring the unique things you can find under the sea to trying your hand at Venango County’s biggest slip & slide, we’re sure you’ll love the wettest week of the summer!
Science In Motion - Gravity
Week 6 | July 19 - July 23
Gravity at a carnival?! Absolutely, because gravity is everywhere! This week takes us to new heights as we learn all about how gravity affects amusement park rides, carnival games and everyday life! We’ll bring learning to life as we head to Waldameer Park & Water World!
Week 7 | July 26 - July 30
Have you ever watched the TV show Survivor? Join us at camp this week as we introduce you to CDC’s version of outwit, outlast and outplay. The highlight of this week is the flagship event of the summer - Camp Olympics! Do you have what it takes to beat the competition? Prove it!
Welcome to the Jungle
Week 8 | Aug. 2 - Aug. 6
Have you ever been on a safari? Come explore the wild unknowns of lions, giraffes and other exotic animals as we head off to Keystone Safari this week at Camp Funshine.
Out of this World!
Week 9 | Aug. 9 - Aug. 13
Join us as we travel to worlds unknown at Camp Funshine in Week 9! Learn about the vast mysteries of space and the solar system before experiencing cosmic bowling at Seneca Lanes!
CDC's Got Talent!
Week 10 | Aug. 16 - Aug. 20
We hate to see summer end! But before it does, we want to celebrate each of you and showcase how awesome you are with CDC’s very own End of the Summer Talent Show. Grab a friend and practice your favorite song or maybe play your best air guitar or show us those cool dance moves – whatever your talent we can’t wait to see it!