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SUMMER IS COMING! OLÉ!
I’m beyond excited for Spanish camps this summer! We’ll be running a full summer of various programming- from several weeks of full-day camps, half-day camps, and shorter mini-camps again for little ones ages 2.5 to 9 years old. We’ll have a mix of all of the kids’ favorite activities, from the bounce house to water balloon relays, splash pools, oversized forts, art projects galore, and add in favorites like building and racing cars, digging for treasure, meeting animals, sand art projects, and more, depending on the week your little signs up for!
As always, we’ll be learning a ton of Spanish throughout the day in a very enthusiastic, silly way and using an increased amount of Spanish each day, and kids will learn a LOT in the course of the week!
While every week of summer camp will include a similar basic structure of beginning with songs and a learning game, extensive playing outside, bounce house/ splash pool/ sprinkler time, and specialty activities like animal yoga, gymnastics, art projects, and more, there will be themes that we base some activities on which will change week by week (see more information below). Full day camps will have a rest time in the early afternoon when kids can nap if they wish or do a quiet solo activity like water pens, delve into the library, magnet art, etc. to recharge, as we will be very active and outdoor-based in the mornings and later in the afternoon!
As for my background with camps, this will be my fifth summer running a camp, and twelfth summer working at them. I am a National Camping School certified resident camp director, and ran Lenhok'sin High Adventure Trek camp, as well as working at Bowman Boy Scout camp and L'ecole Bilingue Spanish toddler immersion camp. On a personal note, I simply LOVE all things summer camp and making this a way for your little one to learn some awesome stuff while being able to enjoy the magical greatness that is summer- playing outside with friends, running around, being free, splashing in water, making a mess, and making amazing memories and new friends. I can’t wait to have you all join us for some incredible fun!
SUMMER SCHEDULE 2020:
Themes, dates, schedule, and recommended ages
TEATRO! June 22-26 *Half Day* (4-7)
This week we'll unleash our creativity in theater- from learning songs, to performing puppet shows, dance shows, and enjoying both creating and donning costumes of all kinds! This week, let your imagination reign and get ready for a stunning show at the end of the week from our little performers!
PLAYA! June 29- July 3 *Half Day* (4-7)
We’ll celebrate beach life this week at camp! We'll make awesome sand art, play with squand, and learn about ocean animals and conservation. We'll have extra water play of every kind this week, from splash pads, to small splash pools, sprinkler relay races and making boats to float! We’ll make visors and other beachwear, have boat races, and enjoy splashing and getting sand between our toes.
CREATIVIDAD! July 6- 10 *Full Day* (5-9)
We’ll be creating masterpieces this week in all mediums- creating jewelry, doing sand art, creating glittery unicorn sculptures with clay and play dough, doing origami, painting outside, and when we're not busy creating awesome masterpieces, we'll be bouncing off the walls in the bounce house, learning some fun ball games and gymnastics moves, and playing our hearts out!
ESPACIO! July 13-17 Full day (5-9) *waitlist only* see below
This week we’ll explore outer space, build a rocket ship, paint planets, make glow-in-the-dark projects, learn about stars, and make and play with moon sand and slime! We’ll bounce like astronauts on the moon and eat space ice cream!
RÁPIDO! July 20-24 *Half day* (3- 7)
Exploring all things that go! This week we’ll build and race cars on different tracks, do sink or swim experiments with household items, build a boat, make an airplane, learn about different vehicles, play with the trucks, following a pirate ship’s map to buried treasure, and enjoy building and decorating incredible things that go! We’ll do relay races with our contraptions and use teamwork to make the very best inventions possible!
A CONSTRUIR! July 27- July 31 *Full Day* (3-7) *waitlist only* see below
This week, we will spend the week building and creating! We'll build a variety of life-size creations, build with many types of blocks, create oversized cardboard box fortresses, build model cars, and enjoy group and individual crafts related to creating and constructing!
LAS BELLAS ARTES! August 3-7 *Full Day* (7-11)
This week, we'll have a blast exploring many mediums of art- starting with 3-D jewelry creations, sculptures, and bead art. We'll learn about mosaics, some drawing skills, perspective, and how to embrace our artistic vision! We'll splatter paint, rock paint, fabric paint, glow-in-the-dark paint, and more, as we create masterpieces that draw from inspiration from Hispanic artists, and the world around us!
ANIMALES! August 10-13 *Mini-camp, half day- Mon- Thurs* (2.5-5)
Animals of all types rule this week’s summer camp! We’ll make puppets, explore the jungle, have a sandy desert animal day with sand art, and learn amazing things about reptiles, sea creatures, and mammals in Spanish!
CREACIÓN! August 19-21 *Mini-camp, half day- Wed.-Fri * (2.5-5)
During this quick mini-camp, we'll enjoy a day of things that go, a day of building, and a day of painting projects! Building creativity one project at a time, and lots of movement games and sensory play as we create our masterpieces.
I highly recommend signing up for a two-week session, but will also be happy to sign your little one up for a single week. We will fill up- programs are kept small to keep quality high- so please reserve soon if you want to attend a particular week and need those dates! A non-refundable 50% deposit is required to hold your spot, payable by check, venmo, or cash, and the balance is due by March 31. The deposit can also be paid with credit card on this website, subject to additional card processing fees. Your camper's required paperwork will be sent out via email. Please reach out if you have any questions, and I cannot wait to share summer fun with your little ones!
*To wait-list a camp, just send me your child's name and age through the contact tab and you will be contacted if a spot opens up. There is a chance our program will expand from 4 to 6 campers weekly, in which case we will be able to accommodate more campers on the waitlist, so do contact me today if you'd like to add your child's name to it!
Schedule and cost: Full Day camps run from 9 am to 4 pm (drop off starting at 8:45 am). Full day camps cost $320/week.
Half day camps run from 9 am - 1 pm (Drop off starting at 8:45 am, before care and aftercare available). Half day camps cost $225/ week. Mini-camps are $200/ 4 day program, and $150/ 3 day program. There is a $10 discount for your camper's second and subsequent weeks of camp.
Before-care and After-care: Aftercare is available upon request for $10/ hr. Before-care is available for $10/ hr additionally but must be arranged in advance, either upon registration or at least one week in advance.
See the Stay and Play tab for drop-off days and date night info!