We are excited to be able to offer a summer program again this year! The program will run for a total of eight weeks, with the sessions as outlined below. There will be two single-week sessions, one at the beginning and one at the end of the summer, as well as three two-week sessions in the middle of summer. There will be two groupings of children: ages 3 to 6 and ages 7 to 12. The summer program hours will be 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sign-up now using the link below as soon as possible if you are interested, as we are trying to gauge interest and save spots for those within our community before opening it up to new families.
Session 1: June 28 – July 2, one week
Session 2: July 5 – July 16, two weeks
Session 3: July 19- July 30, two weeks
Session 4: Aug. 2 – Aug. 13, two weeks
Session 5: Aug. 16 – Aug. 20, one week
Session 1 – Craftastic (June 28 – July 2) – Campers will spend the session crafting everything listed below, and other things created with their imagination!
- Recycled Crafts
- Wood burning
- Friendship Bracelets
- Sea Glass Making + Sea Glass Windchime
- DIY Instruments
Session 2 – Building and Painting (July 5-16) – Campers will spend the session safely building and painting things all around campus, including working on some permanent fixtures for the campus.
- Little Free Library Build
- Build bird houses and bat box
- Learn how to use simple hand tools
- Painting on various surfaces
- Art Show
Session 3 – Ocean Explorers (July 19-30) – Campers will spend the session learning about ocean life, including creatures, plants, and how the ocean helps regulate our climate. We will do painting, water play, and reading to explore different facets of the ocean.
- Ocean Animal Study
- Painting on wooden animals
- Fish Painting and Drawing
- 3D Sea Creature Building
Session 4 – Science Explorers (Aug. 2 – 13) – Campers learn all about flight while designing, building, finishing and launching their own model rocket. Lift, drag, air resistance and aerodynamics are only part of what we will explore. Younger campers will have a simpler design and build, while more experienced/older campers will have the opportunity to work on more complex projects. Campers will explore biology, chemistry and physics through daily experiments and observation.
- Volcano Eruption
- Science Experiments
- Elephant Toothpaste
Session 5 – Nature on Campus (Aug. 16 – 20) – Campers explore nature on our wonderful outdoor campus grounds. We will make nature books, hear nature tales, use plants to dye fabric, and look closely at the soil and plants around us. We will make tree rubbings, dirt paintings, and play in the outdoors as much as possible.
- Rock Painting
- Bug Catching
- Bug Identification
- Bird Watching
- Bird Identification
- Wild Flower Identification
- Flower Pressing
- Painting Collection Trays
- Nature Crafts
- Identification and Labeling of trees on campus