Summer Camp Assistance Program

Each year T&E Care funds are used to support students who want to attend a week or two of summer camp, but the families can’t cover all or part of the tuition.  We offer up to $275 towards the tuition cost, per child.  Our website lists lots of local camp suggestions, but the families are allowed to choose any camp of interest – from our list or from any list!  This has been a great way to help our local kids have some extra special fun during the long and hot Philadelphia summers!  If a student is going to a local camp and needs a ride for a week or two, then volunteers are contacted to help out.  (All volunteer drivers need child clearances.)

If you have any information about good camps to put on our list, good scholarships that we can add to our sponsorship list, or if you’d be willing to be a driver on our list, then please get in touch with us at camp@tecare.org.  We also welcome donations toward this important program.


If you are a family who could use this assistance, please check out our Camp Assistance Page.

SUMMER CAMP RESULTS 2018

Once again it was an amazing summer with our summer camp program.  We supported 75 students (from 47 different families) at 35 different area camps!  Lots of soccer, basketball, swimming, cooking, and drawing was enjoyed this summer.  We paid over $17,000 to support 70 of the kids, and 16 received scholarships to some camps.   

We send a special thanks to the following camps for offering great scholarships, valuing over $3300:
Sky High Basketball
TEYSA
Center on Central
Tredyffrin Township
Future Stars
Home Cooked (discount)

Some special words of thanks from the families supported here can be found on our Words of Care page.  One example is:

Let me start by saying thanks for everything, t&e care has been a blessing!  My children had the best time at camp. They made lots of friends and memories. We really appreciate everyone’s time and effort to make this camp experience one to remember. Looking forward to next year!

A HUGE thanks to Charu Gandhi, Allyson Hotz, Kristen Becket, Story Picard, and Mary Saylor for all their efforts coordinating the camp payments and scholarships with the families.  What a great crew!  And last but never least – thanks to Cindy Gilroy for organizing the drivers for the few kids that needed this assistance – and to Stacy Stone, Bill Bellew, and John Novak for their willingness to drive!  Giving up days to offer this support is the most amazing donation of all!

The mission of T&E Care is to maintain a network of people providing financial and other material assistance to persons in need in and around the Tredyffrin and Easttown township areas.

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