The Franklin Institute

Academic, Hands-on
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA , 19103
Phone: 215.448.1200
39° 57' 29.3004" N, 75° 10' 21.4536" W

AchSo! German Zoom Lessons for Kids, Teens and Adults

Are you ready for vacation? Are your kids bored at home? Come with me on a weekly virtual mini-vacation to Germany, Austria or Switzerland where you learn German.

Adventuring Portal

We guide a variety of after-school sessions starting at 3pm from both the East and West Coasts depending on how often you'd like to adventure. Our games are hand-curated to ensure players are grouped age appropriately.

Ambler YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

American Swedish Historical Museum

A variety of educational programs for all audiences. From school programs, to Swedish language classes to Swedish genealogy, the Museum has something for learners of all ages.

Andorra Branch Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Ashford Farm

Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Horseback Riding, Nature/Outdoors

Beacon Center for Children

Toddler, Preschool, Pre-K, School Age After School Program and Summer Camp

Bear Creek Resort

Skiing and Snowboarding lessons.

Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Blue Mountain Resort- Palmerton, PA

Exercise & Health, Nature/Outdoors

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

Learn & Discover Ecology & Conservation

Boyertown YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Bushrod Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Bustleton Branch Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Camelback Mountain Resort

Exercise & Health, Nature/Outdoors

Cecil B Moore Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Chamounix Equestrian Center

Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Horseback Riding, Nature/Outdoors

Charles L. Durham Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Charles Santore Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Chestnut Hill Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Christian Street YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Columbia North YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Courtesy Stable

Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Horseback Riding, Nature/Outdoors

CSI: How STEM is used to Solve Crimes

Taught by current and former detectives, this one week class is packed with hands-on activities to learn what it takes to become a crime scene investigator, formatted 90 minutes per day.

David Cohen Ogontz Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre, Inc.

DHCC hosts classes in the following locations: Swarthmore, PA Philadelphia, PA Montgomeryville, PA King of Prussia Center City, Philadelphia Media, PA

Developmental Science Lab

We accommodate for the times you want to visit and participate in our lab! We typically schedule kids for after school hours and both age groups on weekends, if necessary!

Digital Media Academy

Academic, Science, Technology/Computers, Mathematics, Arts: Visual, Film, Photography, Hands-on

DIY.org - The Learning Community For Kids

DIY is continually rolling out new courses on art, baking, cartooning, literature, songwriting, climate change, zero waste living, magic, and several more with some of the best mentors and experts in the world.

Early Learning Children's Academy - Bensalem

We provide before school care and after school care for children up to the age of 12. This program helps parents to make their busy schedule much more manageable, while also providing their children a safe and fun environment.

Early Learning Children's Academy - Buckingham

We can provide your children with before and after school care. If your work schedule does not line up well with your child’s school schedule we can watch and take care of them before school, after school, or both.

Early Learning Children's Academy - Fort Washington

Our before and after school care program serves as a fun and safe place for children to stay at the beginning or end of their school day. We understand how hard it can be to coordinate multiple schedules as a parent.

Early Learning Children's Academy - Rising Sun

We are proud to offer a safe and fun place for children at our before and after school care program in Philadelphia. Located on Rising Sun Avenue, we are a convenient stop for any parent or family with a hectic schedule.

Eastwick Neighborhood Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Elmwood Park Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo is dedicated to providing the community with varied learning experiences that encourage people to play an active role in wildlife and environmental conservation activities. Through the work of its Education Department, the zoo strives to empower its guests with the skills, knowledge and resources that may influence them to lead environmentally healthy lives. The Education Department conducts live animal shows and on-site programs, spring and summer camps, “Zoo-On-Wheels” community outreach programs, and specialty programs for groups such as the Boys and Girls Scouts of America. Each program offers unique learning opportunities and often involves the use of live animals.

Falls of Schuylkill Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Fishtown Community Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Fox Chase Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Frankford Friends School

Academic, Preschool, Religious

Frankford Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Fumo Family Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Gesu School

Academic, Religious

Girls Leadership Institute: Raising Resilient Girls at Home

Our family-based programs are for girls in grades K-12. They bring together our signature games, essential social-emotional skills, and a brave space to build community.

Girls ReCode

Girls ReCode is hosting virtual workshops for elementary and middle school girls in 4 curricula: Intro to Web Development, Intro to App Development with Swift, Intro to Java, and Intro to Python. All workshops are free and do not require experience.

Girls Who Code

After-school clubs for 6th-12th grade girls; summer programs

Greater Olney Branch Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Haddington Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Happy Keys Music & Piano Program

We offer group piano lessons for children ages 4 to 11 through the KeyNotes Group Piano Program. We are available virtually for all distance and remote learners. Our exciting program includes a FREE trial session for all new students!

Haverford Area YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Haverford Township Free Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Holmesburg Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Hope Church School

Academic, Preschool, Religious

iD Tech

Science, Technology/Computers- In person and Virtual classes and camps

Independence Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Independence Historical Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Independence Seaport Museum

Academic, Hands-on, Nature/Outdoors

Ivy Camps USA

Ivy Camps USA specializes in after-school classes that allow your child to discover exciting subjects such as business, arts, and STEM. All classes are taught by students from top US universities such as Harvard, Yale, MIT, & more!

Ivy Experience

Academic, Hands-on, Tutoring

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

Exercise & Health, Healthful Living, Nature/Outdoors

Just Children Holland

Academic, Preschool

Kaiserman JCC

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Katharine Drexel Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Kensington Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Kidscapades

After school experiences for ages 5-8: Create A Calm Box: Sept. 15 / 4:00-4:30 Mix, Bubble & Fizz : Sept 29 / 4:00-4:30 / (science) Candy Science: Oct. 6 / 4:00-4:30 / Spooky Science: Oct. 27 / 4:00-4:30 Grinch Day: Dec. 1 / 4:00-4:30

KIMA Kids Life Coach

1:1, small group and workshops

Kingsessing Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Lansdale Borough Pennsylvania

Sports, fitness and other programs.

Lava Learning: Aloha Mind Math

Mind Math will help your child will develop an agility with numbers and improve concentration and focus. Instructor led online classes teach mental math techniques, inspiring kids to find their inner math rock star.

Lawncrest Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Lillian Marrero Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Little Town Christian Robotics Academy

STEAM for pre-k -12th grade; Robotics leagues; coding classes.

Logan Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Lower Southampton Township Parks and Recreation Department

A variety of classes are offered for all ages.

Majoda Stables

Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Horseback Riding, Nature/Outdoors, Special Needs, Lessons

Mathnasium of Montgomeryville

Mathnasium helps 1st-12th students catch up and get ahead in math. We are proudly serving Montgomeryville, North Wales, Lansdale, Hatfield and nearby areas.

McPherson Square Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Milky Way Farm

Hands-on, Nature/Outdoors

My Guru Philadelphia

Academic, Hands-on

Nicetown-Tioga Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Northeast Philadelphia Regional Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Northeast YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Northwestern Stables

Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Horseback Riding, Nature/Outdoors

Oak Lane Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Overbrook Park Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Overbrook School for the Blind

Academic, Preschool, Special Needs

Parkway Central Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Paschalville Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Penn Museum

Academic, Arts and Crafts, Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Academic, Preschool, Special Needs,American Sign Language Services, Art

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust

Since February 2014, the Pennypack Trust has hosted a variety of movement classes in the Visitor Center and on the trails through the Pennypack Preserve.

Philadelphia Canoe Club

Canoeing, kayaking, flatwater and whitewater paddling (and more).

Phoenixville YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Playdate Theatre

The Drama Club runs weekly; each session is packed with an interactive lesson from a guest artist, theater games, and cohort meeting time with group leaders.

Pottstown YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Queen Memorial Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Ramonita de Rodriguez Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Richmond Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Exercise & Health, Healthful Living, Nature/Outdoors

Rock to the Future

Our new virtual programs keep youth connected, creative, and engaged from home and are available for grades 3 - 12. Classes include instruction on guitar, bass, drums, piano, or vocals, making music on a computer, songwriting, and more!

Rocky Run YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Roxborough Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Roxborough YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Scattered Solutions

Live small group classes for toddlers to teenagers starting at $10!

South Philadelphia Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Spanish and French Language Lessons

All virtual classes cover pronunciation, vocabulary, new phrases, practical grammar, and culture through activities, videos, games, songs and other fun presentation elements.

Spring Garden Academy

We provide before and after school care for grades PreK-8th grades at both of our facilities from 7-8 am and 3-6 pm. Additional full-day programs are offered during the school year.

Spring Mountain Adventures

Exercise & Health, Nature/Outdoors

Spring Valley YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

St. Laurentius School

Academic, Preschool, Religious

Stage It Up Youth Theater Group

The program runs from October 4, 2021, through November 24, 2021 (eight weeks). Mondays-Thursdays 4-6:3pm

Stephen Klein Wellness Center

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Teach.

Academic, Hands-on

TechGirlz

We hold workshops and an annual entrepreneurial summer camp aimed at giving middle-school girls hands-on experience with different kinds of technology enabling them to interact with women who have carved out successful careers in technology fields.

The City School

Academic, Preschool

The Kiski School

Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Sports, Academics

The Schuylkill Center

Exercise & Health, Hiking, Nature/Outdoors

Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Torresdale Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Treehouse Books

Afterschool/Homework Help is offered by registration only. Mon - Thurs 3p-6p

Trippley Foundation

Innovative, academically rich soccer programs via the video game FIFA 20.

TruFluency Kids

Spanish immersion 4-week courses offered year round. Join any time. Ages 4 - 17. Conversational immersion style. Active classes with games, songs, videos, and more. Extra videos and exercises given free.

Tutor Delphia

Academic, Hands-on

University City Arts League

UCAL offers afterschool programming and an early dismissal study group/arts programming ranging from drawing and painting to puppetry, pottery and performance art/dance.

Upper Perkiomen Valley YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

USA Chess

Academic, Chess, Science, Mathematics, Technology/Computers

Wadsworth Library - Philadelphia

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Walnut Street West

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Welsh Road Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

West Oak Lane Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

West Philadelphia YMCA

Arts and Crafts, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Hands-on, Martial Arts, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Soccer, Sports, Swimming

Whitman Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Whizara

Whizara provides instructor-led live online coding and math classes and camps for kids ages 5-18.

Widener Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Winning Feathers

Winning Feathers' Public Speaking, Debate, and Interpersonal Communication programs are held online, and kids meet one hour a week with classmates and coaches. There are several start dates to choose from with weekday and weekend options.

Woodedge Stables

Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Horseback Riding, Nature/Outdoors

Write the World - Writing Workshops

We offer virtual workshops including college admissions essay writing, poetry, family story writing, and more.

Written Out Loud

Creative Writing. We offer afterschool sessions once or twice per week, with a variety of options all week long (including Saturday), accommodating families in all four US time zones.

Wynnefield Branch

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

Wyoming Library

Academic, Hands-on, Reading / Story time

XP League - national

Competitive esports.

Yes I Can Tutoring Services LLC

We offer virtual and in person tutoring to students in grades PreK - 6 in reading, ela, spelling, math, and spanish. Lessons are $25 per hour and we offer services 7 days a week.

Young Gates- San Francisco

Programming classes - Python , Java , Website Making , App Making , Scratch , Data Science , Robotics