Camp Netimus for Girls was founded by the Moore family of Philadelphia and named after an 18th century Delaware Indian chief. Netimus opened in 1930 with 16 campers and included among its facilities the lodge, four cabins, the “bingee” (the shared bathroom in the cabin grove), and one tennis court. Construction was begun on the dam for the lake, and later a second tennis court and the infirmary were built. More than 80 years later, Camp Netimus Sleepaway Camp for Girls has grown to 140 campers with the same philosophy that has allowed us to thrive all these years. As one of the leading Sleepaway Camp for Girls in the country, Camp Netimus helps girls ages ages 7-16 grow and nurture and make lifelong friends.
The Camp Netimus Directors believe there is real value in simply having fun. At Camp Netimus, our goal is to provide girls with a residential summer camp for girls experience filled with moments of self-discovery and spirited activity. Instilled with the tradition of warmth, caring and companionship, Camp Netimus is a place where enduring relationships are born and lifelong friendships develop.
Sleepaway Camp for Girls
Girls return to our summer camp for girls in Pennsylvania year after year; many following the traditions of their mothers and grandmothers. Camp Netimus is indeed an extraordinary place. We invite you to share that experience with us.
Camp Netimus is proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association, the national summer camps accreditation organization. The American Camp Association (ACA) actively promotes and supports camp safety, providing camp leaders with well-tested programs and services that go well beyond fundamental protection and safety.