Camp Challenge Registration June 1 - August 31 2021

Tuesday June 1

9:00 AM  –  5:00 PM


Note: The June 1st date above is the beginning of our program, but Camp Challenge runs from June 1st to August 31st.


The Free Library Summer Camp Challenge provides resources and training to help camps add literacy-rich activities into their daily programs to fight the Summer Slide. Camp Challenge is generously funded by the William Penn Foundation. Visit the Summer of Wonder page or our Summer Hub to learn more. 

This year, the Camp Challenge program will be available to virtual, in-person, and hybrid summer camps. 

Register here to access online training, in-person outreach, activity ideas for virtual or on-site camps, and hands-on resources for campers and staff.

This year, all camps who register will receive the Special Collection Kit, which will include literacy games, a collection of read-aloud books and activity guides, a multilevel collection of independent reading books, an activity tracker and reading rewards for campers, as well as virtual camp staff training, and support from literacy outreach staff.

Note: Please list the primary contact information for each camp site. Enter the contact of the person responsible for payment of any fees via credit card at the end of the form.

To pay by check, please use the discount code CHECK during payment, email us at Make all checks out to “Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation” with memo "Free Library Camp Challenge Enrollment Fee" and mail them to:

c/o Free Library Camp Challenge

Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation
1901 Vine Street, Suite 111
Philadelphia, PA 19103 

If you are registering on behalf of sites who will pay independently, please let the site leaders know that they should mail in a check.

Scholarships are available. We want everyone to have access to Camp Challenge.  If you have any concerns about paying this site fee, please contact us via email at before starting this form.