Primary Summer Camp | June 12th – August 18th

Primary Summer

 

 

This year, we are offering a summer camp experience to our primary children. Each day of the week will have a different theme with activities based around that theme as laid out below.  While this is not a Montessori program, we will hold to some of the principals of a Montessori education, such as supporting students to be independent and treating each other and our environment kindly.

Monday: Arts and Crafts

Tuesday: Water Play

Wednesday: Weekly Theme

Thursday: Water Play

Friday: Group Games

Primary Registration Sheet

 

Contact our office for more information

517-336-0422

Elementary Summer Camp| June 12th – August 18th

Elem Summer

This year, we are offering a summer camp experience to our elementary children. Each week will have a different theme with activities based around it as laid out below. There will be one teacher who will be present throughout the whole summer, but each week, a new expert teacher will join to teach us about new areas of expertise. While this is not a Montessori program, we will hold to the principals of a Montessori education, such as supporting students to be independent and treating each other and our environment kindly.


Elementary Summer Registration Form

June 12th – 16th – Art of Baking with Ms. Maria

Bake and create! Does your child love to bake delicious treats and make their very own art masterpieces? Join Ms. Maria for a week of Art and Baking.

 June 19th – 23rd – Fiber Arts Camp with Ms. Shannon

During Fiber Arts camps, the students will work with fabrics and yarns in different ways. The week’s projects will include:  dying fabric multiple ways (natural plants, Shibori, Sharpies, and Glue Batik) and then using the altered fabric to make a bag to take home; learning the knit and purl stitches and making a scarf, bracelet, or belt; weaving a wall hanging from fabric and yarn.

June 26th – 30th –  Water Week with Ms. Alyce

Water week will be spent exploring water in as many ways as possible. We will be doing crafts with water, cooking, experiments with water and of course playing with water! Time will also be spent discussing water conservation and what we can in our everyday lives to save water. One day of the week will be spent at the Aquatic Center in East Lansing. Be prepared to GET WET!

July 3rd – 7th – “Regular” Camp Week

Students will spend time around the school getting to play group games, getting wet, doing art projects, and other “regular” camp activities! While these weeks don’t have a theme, they will still be full of summer fun.

July 10th – 14th – Woodworking with Mr. David

In the woodworking class the children will learn how to hammer, saw, measure, plan, glue, sand, and finish their projects.   We usually have a project of the day and children are encouraged to make projects of their own design. We have lots different dimensions of lumber and fasteners which students will learn to shape and turn into what they want. You may sign up for one week, or both.

July 17th – 21st – More Woodworking with Mr. David

In the woodworking class the children will learn how to hammer, saw, measure, plan, glue, sand, and finish their projects.   We usually have a project of the day and children are encouraged to make projects of their own design. We have lots different dimensions of lumber and fasteners which students will learn to shape and turn into what they want. You may sign up for one week, or both.

July 24th – 28th – Kids on the road (bike camp) with Ms. Mandi

This camp is reserved for children 8 and older who are strong bike riders.  We’ll be learning about bike safety and maintenance as well as biking throughout our community during the week including the library, MSU children’s garden, and the dairy store.  We will have a final long journey on Friday where we will bike to Potter Park Zoo for the morning and Hawk island for swimming in the afternoon where students will be picked up by parents.

July 31st – Aug 1st – Plot to Plate Camp with Ms. Mandi 

Students will be working in the school gardens and green house as well as the kitchen for this camp.  We’ll work with seed starting, harvesting, and weeding.  We’ll use the food from the garden to prepare yummy snacks and experiment with salad dressings, baking, chopping skills, and trying new foods.  We’ll try our hand at garden art and visit a farmers market and a community garden as well.  Students will leave with their own herb garden.

Aug 7thrd – 11thth – Regular Camp Week

Students will spend time around the school getting to play group games, getting wet, doing art projects, and other “regular” camp activities! While these weeks don’t have a theme, they will still be full of summer fun.

Aug 14th – 18th – Art of Baking part II with Ms. Maria

Bake and create! Join us to extend your creativity from part one of this class, or join us for the first time. We will be doing a whole new set of creations exploring the overlap between baking and art.