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Discovery Camps

For children ages 6 and 7 entering 1st and 2nd Grade in the fall. Arts & Sciences offers fun and affordable summer camps that embody our school culture of honoring the whole child – cognitive, social and emotional development. Camps are led by experienced teachers and groups are divided by age. Camp activities are uniquely designed to meet the abilities and interests of each age group to foster a memorable summer camp experience. 

CAMP TIMES: Monday through Friday 9am-3pm. Beforecare (8am-9am) and Aftercare (3pm-5:30pm) is available for an additional charge.

COST: Discovery camps are $285 per week with no additional fees for materials. CYFD subsidies accepted.  Apply online for Financial Aid.

Week 1 – Lab Rats

June 13 – June 17

CAMP IS FULL

Mix, create, investigate! Make hypotheses, experiment with wild concoctions, test the laws of physics…In this camp we’ll employ the concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) learning to take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in problem-solving, embrace collaboration, and work through the creative process as we have a whole lot of fun. Lead Teacher: Max Pitman

Option to be added to the waitlist is available on our registration form

Week 2 – Pokémon

June 20 – June 24

CAMP IS FULL

Become a Pokémon master! Learn about Pokémon and design your own Pokémon characters and set of trading cards. Create your own PokeBalls and capture wild Pokémon to train. We will play our own version of Pokémon Go, searching for different species residing in different areas of the campus. Come and learn about metamorphosis and have a blast sequencing Pokémon battles. Don’t miss your opportunity to “catch them all!” Lead Teacher: Max Pitman

Option to be added to the waitlist is available on our registration form

Week 3 – Pet Shop

June 27 – July 1

CAMP IS FULL

Have a new experience everyday with your favorite stuffed animal! You will have fun creating a pet shop and becoming an expert on your own special friend. Create a habitat or home for your pet, learn what your animal needs to stay healthy and happy, enter your pet in a camp pet show and more!

Lead Teacher: Max Pitman

Option to be added to the waitlist is available on our registration form

Week 4 – Get in the Game

July 11 – July 15

Ready to play? Learn new cooperative and competitive games to play with your friends. Work together as a group to win. Compete in Olympic-style challenges to earn medals. Relax and hang out with card and board games. Share your favorite games from home with others. Good sportsmanship and teamwork will be an essential part of this camp as we practice playing together. Lead Teacher: Max Pitman

Week 5 – Comic Book Creations

July 18 – July 22

CAMP IS FULL

Doodles consuming the pages of your school notebooks? Make them into a full-fledged story illustration!  In this exciting camp, campers will explore what  a great comic book looks like, then expand their ideas to develop characters, learn drawing techniques to illustrate their stories, and create their very own comic strips. Lead Teacher: Max Pitman

Option to be added to the waitlist is available on our registration form

Week 6 – Minecraft In Real Life

 July 25 – July 29

CAMP IS FULL

Get ready to live Minecraft in real life. You’ve played the video game, now use your knowledge to actually make your own pickaxe, collect lava, avoid the creeper and escape the exploding TNT. We will NOT be playing video games in this camp; it is strictly live action role playing. Get busy and get real! Lead Teacher: Max Pitman

Option to be added to the waitlist is available on our registration form

Week 7 – Art Parts

August 1 – August 5

CAMP IS FULL

Brimming with creativity? Express yourself using a variety of mediums. Use natural materials, clay, recycled objects, household items and even food to create your next masterpiece. Prepare to learn new techniques. This week will be anything but conventional. Art is everywhere! Lead Teacher: Max Pitman

Option to be added to the waitlist is available on our registration form