Summer Camps

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We look forward to seeing all of you this summer!

BEARS Elementary Day Camps 2024

Grades 1–9

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM
  • Theater Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Basketball Camps

Week 1: June 17-21*

8:45 AM – 12 PM
Curious Kids Create:
Science and Art Camp!

Grades 1-4 (Ms. Dimond)

Which is stronger, slime or glue? Have you ever made a seed bomb lollipop? Do you love to ask questions? Come investigate and create in this science and art camp. We will spend the week being curious and creative while we explore scientific questions.

12 – 3:30PM
Summertime in Sweden

Grades 1-4 (Ms. Chance)

Visit the land of the midnight sun! Learn about Sweden’s Midsummer traditions through art, food and games. Campers will create passports, make flower crowns, have a sack race and eat strawberry cream cake!

*No camp Wednesday, June 19th

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $228.00
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $340.00 per week
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $68.00 per week

Week 2: June 24-28

8:45 AM – 12 PM
Sports, Fitness and Fun!

Grades 1-4 (Ms.Goodloe and Mr. Malik)

Join Ms. Goodloe and Mr. Malik for a high energy week of sports and PE games. This week will be spent outdoors, in the gym, and at Meade Park playing sports such as volleyball, soccer, basketball, ultimate frisbee, and floor hockey as well as some favorite PE games and minute-to-win-it challenges. We will also focus on healthy food choices that give our bodies optimum energy to play!

12 – 3:30 PM
Safaris and South Africa

Grades 1-4 (Ms. Chance)

Come visit the rainbow nation where 11 different languages are spoken! Learn about South African culture and wildlife. Campers will make safari animal and basket crafts, learn traditional dances and discover ways to help the endangered species of South Africa.   

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $285.00
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM $425.00
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week

Week 3: July 1-3*

8:45 AM – 12 PM
Future Engineers:
Topping Towers and Building Bridges

Grades 1-4 (Ms. Megan)

Come build, problem solve, create, and explore as campers jump into the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)! Each day, campers will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in one of these areas, working on projects that encourage cooperation and collaboration. Whether it is building bridges to cross an imaginary river, or brightening the world with beautiful works of art, campers are sure to grow in this exciting and engaging week of camp!

12 – 3:30 PM
Rumba in Cuba

Grades 1-4 (Ms. Chance)

Let’s explore the Cuban way of life! Discover the colorful city life of Havana through photographs, books, music and dance. Campers will learn the rumba, play traditional games and create Cuban street art!

*No camp Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th*

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $171.00
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM $255.00
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $51.00 per week

Week 4: July 8-12

Theater Camp!
Broadway Junior Revue: Pure Imagination

Grades 1-7 (Mrs. Kelly and Ms. Theresa)

The perfect introduction to Broadway Junior for young performers!

Pure Imagination is a brand-new revue featuring songs from across MTI’s Broadway Junior® collection. From Broadway Junior musicals based on adored titles like Seussical and Shrek The Musical to Disney favorites like Beauty and the Beast and Frozen, Pure Imagination offers a fun introduction to musical revues for young performers who are new to musical theater.

**Please note that rising 1st and 2nd grade will go to Theater Camp in the morning and Afternoon Camp from 12:00-3:30**

Afternoon Camp for Rising 1st-2nd Graders
Let’s have some good ol’ summertime fun! Campers will play games, spend time outside, have station rotations, complete crafts and visit a local park!

  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $450.00
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week

Week 5: July 15-19

8:45 AM – 12 PM
Cultural Crafts

Grades 14  (Ms. Rachel)

Come explore the world of craft based arts. In this camp, students will practice basket weaving, pottery, jewelry making, and fiber arts. We will look at cultural arts around the world and how they’ve influenced trends and art styles we see today. Come create!

12 – 3:30 PM
Ciao, Italy!

Grades 14 (Ms. Chance)

Let’s travel to idyllic Italy! Discover the beauty of Italy through art, music, games and food. Campers will learn about local ingredients, make and eat a delicious Italian dish and throw coins into the Trevi Fountain!

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $285.00
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM $425.00
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week

Week 6: July 22-26

8:45 AM – 12 PM
STEM in Nature!

Grades 14  (Ms. Rachel)

Love science? Love animals? Join Ms. Rachel to explore the ways that different animals use engineering to navigate the world. Each day campers will do a different project that teaches us about the ways animals function as engineers. Let’s have some fun and learn together!

12 – 3:30 PM
Excursion in Egypt

Grades 14 (Ms. Chance)

Did you know that the people of Egypt invented paper? We’ll learn about Egyptian culture, architecture and traditions. Campers will build sugar cube pyramids, decode secret messages using hieroglyphics, experiment with apple mummies and play Drop the Handkerchief!

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $285.00
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM $425.00
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM  $85.00 per week

Week 7: July 29 – August 2

8:45 AM – 12 PM
Bookmaking:
Read, Write, Play!

Grades 14  (Ms. Kate)

Join friends on a reading adventure! Campers will experience all aspects of reading and writing while experiencing stories in many exciting ways. They will become authors, illustrators, and storytellers, and  embrace the joy of listening to many wonderful tales. Campers will also have the chance to be active and play outside, enjoying all that summer has to offer!

12 – 3:30 PM
Across the Sea to Germany

Grades 14 (Ms. Chance)

Visit the land of poets and thinkers! Explore the Black Forest ecosystem and read German fairytales. Campers will make cuckoo clocks, spider slime and experiment with fizzy witch potions!  

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $285.00
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM $425.00
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week

Week 8: August 5 – 9

8:45 AM – 12 PM
Space Camp

Grades 14  (Ms. Kate)

Travel across the universe in this cosmic camp. Learn about lunar landings, the make-up of the different planets, stars and constellations, and the mysteries that lie beyond our stratosphere.

12 – 3:30 PM
Journey to Japan

Grades 14 (Ms. Chance)

Snow monkeys in hot springs. Oh my! Learn about Japanese culture and wildlife. Campers will learn facts, create their own uchiwa fan and origami, and experience a traditional tea ceremony!

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $285.00
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM $425.00
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM  $85.00 per week

Basketball Camps

(Rising 2nd – 9th grade)

Coach Malik will lead engaging basketball camps for all ages. Get exercise, practice fundamentals, and play hoops in the CDS gym!

  • Week 1: (6/17-6/20 Mon-Thurs)
    Rising 5th-8th grade girls, bring a lunch and snack, 9am-3pm, $350
  • Week 2: (7/15 -7/19)
    Rising 2nd – 4th graders (beginners-co-ed), 8:45-noon, with the option to sign up for afternoon camp, $285
  • Week 3: (7/22 -7/26)
    Rising 3rd – 5th graders (advanced-co-ed), 8:45-noon, with the option to sign up for afternoon camp, $285
  • Week 4: (7/29 – 8/1 Mon-Thurs)
    Rising 6th – 9th grade boys , 9am-3pm, bring a lunch and snack, $350

Little Bears Preschool Camps 2024

Preschool Ages 2–5

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM

Week 1: June 17-21*

Dive into Summer

Let’s splash into summer! Campers will learn about aquatic animals and habitats while exploring water and the outdoors.

*No camp June 19th

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $204.00 per week
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $316.00 per week
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $68.00 per week

Week 2: June 24-28

Calling all Artists: Eric Carle Inspired

Campers will explore different art activities inspired by Eric Carle in celebration of his birthday on June 25th.

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $255.00 per week
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM–3:30 PM  $395.00 per week
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week

Week 3: July 1-3*

Fireworks, Celebrations, and Picnics!

In this short 3 day week camp, kids will learn about summer celebrations. Campers will build noisemakers or musical instruments to join in celebratory fun, discuss picnic foods, and learn about the excitement of fireworks through art.

*No camp Thursday, July 3rd and Friday, July 4th

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $153.00 per week
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $237.00 per week
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $51.00 per week

Week 4: July 8 – 12

Blast off into Outer Space

Blast off to infinity and beyond! Campers will spend the week learning about the planets, galaxies, and astronauts.

  • Half Day Camp:  8:45 AM – 12 PM  $255.00 per week
  • Full Day Camp:  8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $395.00 per week
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week

Week 5: July 15-19

Dinosaur Detectives

Campers will leap into the Mesozoic Era when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Kids will become paleontologists exploring all about dinosaurs!

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $255.00 per week
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $395.00 per week
  • Extended Day 3:305:00 PM  $85.00 per week

Week 6: July 22-26

Magical Creatures

In this week’s camp, kids can let their imaginations run wild as they learn about mythical creatures like dragons, unicorns, and griffins. Campers will create their own magical creature and participate in magical creature-themed games and activities.

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $255.00 per week
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $395.00 per week
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week

Week 7: July 29-Aug 2

Fairy Tales

Campers will grow their imagination through classic fairy tales. From Jack and the Beanstalk to the Gingerbread Man, experience magic through art, play, and costumes.

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $255.00 per week
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $395.00 per week
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week

Week 8: August 5-9

Bugs, Camping and the Great Outdoors

Calling all entomologists! Campers will investigate the natural world of insects, bugs, spiders, and more!

  • Half Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 12 PM  $255.00 per week
  • Full Day Camp: 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM  $395.00 per week
  • Extended Day: 3:30 – 5 PM $85.00 per week