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Summer CAMP 2023

ENROLLMENT OPENS to new families on Jan 30, 2023

Look here for a registration button on that day

Class Options

Raccoons Full Day  M-Th 8:30am-3:30pm and F 8:30-12:30am $350/week

 

Squirrels Half Day AM M-F 8:30-11:30am $200/week

 

Chipmunks Half Day PM M-Th 12:30am-3:30pm $165/week

No switching between Full Day and Half Day camps throughout the Summer - This helps to keep consistency for teachers and children

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June 5-9

A Bug's Life

Insects are super! Put on your binoculars to observe the fantastic ways they work together, accomplish amazing feats, and create unique homes with their "super" powers.  

Wild Mushrooms
June 26-30

Under the Ground

A crucial part of the life cycle on our planet is decomposition! Worms, mushrooms, pill bugs, and beetles pitch in for this important work. Learn why we compost and how to do it.

Wild Flowers
July 17-21

Art in the Garden

The pollinator garden is growing with flowers and inspiring budding artists! Spend a week experiencing the art of Monet, Van Gogh, O'Keefe, and how nature inspired them! 

Watering Plants
Aug 7-11

Wacky Water

What would Summer be like without lots of fun with water?! Be prepared to get wet while also learning about the water cycle and the importance of conservation.

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June 12-16

Take Flight

Birds swoop and soar to explore! Play with air and wind just like birds. Find out about different nests and eggs. Explore features of feathers and imagine you are a bird.

Forest Trees
July 3,5-7

Terrific Trees

Trees do many things for us! They provide shade, wood, homes for animals, and food. They also clean the air! Learn all about why we can't live without trees.

*No Class July 4 for Independence Day*

Tuition discounted by $25 for half day and $50 for full day

Tomato Plant
July 25-28

Flowers & Fruit

Seeds, stems, leaves, flowers and fruit make up the parts of a plant! Learn about the life cycle of a plant and how they create food for us to eat!

*No class on July 24 for Pioneer Day*

Tuition discounted by $25 for half day and $50 for full day

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June 20-23

Scaly Reptiles

They can live in land or water and they can creep, crawl or slither! Find out about these cold-blooded creatures and expect a visit from Ms Sarah's pet snake..

*No school on June 19 for Juneteenth*

Tuition discounted by $25 for half day and $50 for full day

Bee on a Daisy
July 10-14

Busy Bees & Butterflies

Pollinators are hard at work in our flower garden! Why are they so busy?? Learn all about the bees and butterflies and how they keep things growing.

Little Lamb
July 31-Aug 4

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Our very own Farmer George will visit with chickens and goats to teach us how to take care of farm animals. Learn all about gardening on the "farm."

Important Information

How do I sign up for Summer?

1. Pay the application fee of $50. One fee per application per child. This in NON-REFUNDABLE.

2. Fill out the application. There is only ONE application for both Summer and next Academic year. If you are only interested in Summer, fill out the application fully but choose "No" on the Academic Year questions.

3. You will be notified via email within two weeks of your application if your request has been accepted. At that time, you will receive enrollment forms via Brightwheel.

4. Return your enrollment forms within 2 business days of being notified of application acceptance.  

5. After enrollment forms are received, we will be in contact with you about upcoming events and information. Your child must attend a Meet Your Teacher event. Details forthcoming on dates and times.

6. Tuition for camps is due one month before camps on the 1st day of the month. Your Brightwheel account will be billed seven days before payment is due. For example, If you are enrolled in any June camps, tuition is due on May 1. TUITION PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

AGE QUALIFICATIONS

NEW THIS YEAR --> Children must be three years old before the Summer starts. Their birthday must be on or before June 1, 2020 to enroll in the Summer Camps. We accept ages up to age 5 (or the Summer before entering kindergarten). Children do not need to be out of diapers, and if they are in diapers we will make a toilet learning plan with you and your child.  

REFUND POLICIES, WITHDRAWALS, LATE FEES, CANCELLATIONS (For Summer)

  • The $50 application fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. If your camp choices are full, you are paying to join the waitlist.

  • If payment in not received within 5 days of due date, you forfeit your child’s spot in the program.

  • You may withdraw your student at any time, but you will not be refunded for payment already submitted. For example, if you pay in May for June camps, but then withdraw on May 30, you will not receive a refund. Tuition payments have limited transferability. You may transfer your payment to another week in the Summer with the following limitations. 1) You must notify us at least 7 days prior to week that particular summer camp begins, 2) Transfer will be based on space availability, 3) Pay $25 change fee. For example, if you paid for the week of June 5, but want to change to June 12. You will need to notify us by May 29 and pay an additional $25.

  • We do not want children switching back and forth between half day and full day camps. This disrupts the continuity with children and teachers. There are a few exceptions that you can discuss with the director. Reasoning may include: You are on the waitlist for full day camp and are attending half day until a full day camp slot opens. In this scenario, once a full day slot opens, you would spend the rest of the summer in full day camps. 

  • You must keep your child home if they are showing signs of illness. We cannot refund you for days missed when your child is home sick.

  • There are no "make-up" classes if your child is absent.

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