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Summer Camps

Join us at the Children’s Schoolhouse this summer for camps! The Children’s Schoolhouse offers young children a unique play experience in a historic, one-room schoolhouse and large outdoor playground, greenhouse area, chicken coop, and raised bed gardens. Children are free to explore and play while enjoying open ended activities organized around the theme of each week’s camp. Deb and Tara, our Schoolhouse teachers, have decades of experience working with young children and look forward to seeing your children at camp this summer!

All camps run Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Campers must bring their own bag lunch. There are no food/allergy restrictions during summer camp and we are not a peanut free school.

Children must turn 3 before June 1st and may not be older than 6.

Children must be fully potty-trained with no diapers or pull-ups.

Tuition is $140 per child per session for families who do not attend The Children’s Schoolhouse during the regular school year and $125 per child per session for current and alumni Schoolhouse families.

Registration begins in February!

2019 Summer Camp Schedule

June 3-7 Little Sprouts Gardening Camp
Grab a shovel, plant and pick fresh vegetables in our organic raised bed gardens. Work in the greenhouse, helping care for our plants. Paint a flower pot and plant seeds to take home.  Enjoy a week of wonder and excitement playing in the dirt! 

June 10-14 Outdoor Adventure Camp
Build a stream, ride the zip line, climb our tree house, ride tricycles on our path. Spend a week breathing fresh air and discover all that the outdoors has to offer on our fabulous playground.

June 17-21 Cooking with Local Ingredients Camp
Harvest from our gardens and plan a meal based upon available produce. Eat what’s local. Collect eggs from our Schoolhouse Chicks and make quiche. Spend the week creating wonderful food together.

June 24-28 Mud and Water Play Camp
Make mud pies, play in the mud kitchen, run through the sprinkler, build a stream, and get wet. Children will engage in outdoor water play and use their imaginations to explore water with various materials.

July 8-12 Farmer for a Week Camp
Farm life comes to camp this week. Children will plant and harvest their own vegetables, help take care of the chickens, collect eggs, make their own butter, bake bread, play outside and enjoy the simple life!

July 15-19 Junior Chef Baking Camp
Children will become chefs for the week! They will cut, spread, mix, measure, roll and bake. We will bake a different item each day in camp including: homemade pizzas, cupcakes, scones, and muffins.

July 22-26 Construction Zone Camp
Get ready to dig, mix, and build. Create with construction blocks, hollow blocks, and wood. Dress up in hard hats, tool belts, and use real tools. Play with bull dozers; cement trucks, etc. to form your own roads. Build dams with wood and let the water pour through the stream.

July 29 – August 2 Messy Science Camp
Children will have fun becoming scientists for a week. They will explore a number of hands-on science-related activities on topics such as light, color, heat, plants, oil/water, germination, butterflies, magnets, volcanoes and more.

 

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