Summer Camp Theme 2018

 

WEEK 1 & 2: YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

In our first week at camp, students will learn how to build a business from concept to pitch. The following curriculum options are open to students in Week 1:

  • K-3 Fashion Boutique
  • K-3 Pizzeria
  • 3-6 BizKid Academy
  • 3-6 Career Academy

Students will also participate in:

  • Literacy Club: Students will be engaged with read alouds of meaningful age appropriate texts and participate in activities based on the book
  • Math Club: Students will participate in learning activities that develop and strengthen their mathematical and inquiry skills
  • Leadership Academy: Students will engage in activities that are designed to promote group interaction, build self-confidence, and develop conflict resolution and leadership skills
  • Literacy Boot Camp: Students receive direct and explicit instruction in 16 Key comprehension skills to help construct meaning from text
  • Guest Speakers: Students will be introduced to a panel of Youth leaders and small business owners who will discuss their trials and tribulations and how they overcame them.
  • Mind Time After Care Program : Students will engage in mindful activities, such as yoga, chess, meditation and more

WEEK 3 & 4: YOUNG CREATIVES

Our second week of camp is dedicated to exploring creative outlets for building and designing. The following curriculum options are available for students participating in this week:

  • K-3 Sticker Fashion
  • K-6 Made to Create Sewing Workshop
  • 3-6 Coding For Beginners
  • 3-8 Young Cosmetologists

Students will also participate in :

  • Literacy Club: Students will be engaged with read alouds of meaningful age appropriate texts and participate in activities based on the book
  • Math Club: Students will participate in learning activities that develop and strengthen their mathematical and inquiry skills
  • Creative Writing: Students will engage in a variety of writing genres in this workshop. Younger students will be given a Story path to help them develop and publish their own books. Older students will enjoy writing poems, creating comics, book reviews and more.
  • Literacy Boot Camp: Students receive direct and explicit instruction in 16 Key comprehension skills to help construct meaning from text
  • Basketball Academy: Students will learn the basics of playing basketball and practice their skills in a student vs staff game
  • Mind Time After Care Program : Students will engage in mindful activities, such as yoga, chess, meditation and more

WEEK 5 & 6: YOUNG EXPLORERS

In Week 3, students will engage in hands on exploration of the sciences

The following curriculum options are available for Week 3:

  • K-6 Young Scientists
  • 3-6 Engineer Academy
  • 3-6 Architect Academy

Students will also participate in the following workshops:

  • Literacy Club: Students will be engaged with read alouds of meaningful age appropriate texts and participate in activities based on the book
  • Math Club: Students will participate in learning activities that develop and strengthen their mathematical and inquiry skills
  • Literacy Boot Camp: Students receive direct and explicit instruction in 16 Key comprehension skills to help construct meaning from text
  • Wiffle Ball : Students will learn the basics of playing baseball through wiffle ball and practice their skills in a student vs staff game
  • Mind Time After Care Program : Students will engage in mindful activities, such as yoga, chess,meditation and more

WEEK 7 & 8: YOUNG ARTISTS

In  week 4 of camp, students will explore art in different forms.

The following curriculum options are available:

  • K-1 How to Draw People
  • 2-5 Fashion Drawing
  • 3-6 Write and Draw Comics
  • K-6 Make Buildings

Students will also participate in the following workshops:

  • Literacy Club: Students will be engaged with read alouds of meaningful age appropriate texts and participate in activities based on the book
  • Math Club: Students will participate in learning activities that develop and strengthen their mathematical and inquiry skills
  • Mural Project: Students will work collaboratively to create a mural on the meaning of education to them and their community
  • Literacy Boot Camp: Students receive direct and explicit instruction in 16 Key comprehension skills to help construct meaning from text
  • Volley Ball  : Students will learn the basics of playing volleyball through and practice their skills in a student vs staff game!
  • Mind Time After Care Program : Students will engage in mindful activities, such as yoga, chess, meditation and more

WEEK 9 & 10: YOUNG AUTHORS

In  week 5 of camp, students will explore their creative side through writing in various forms.

The following curriculum options are available:

  • K-3 Story Path
  • 3-6 Creative Writing
  • 3-6 Journalism
  • 6-8 Blogging for Beginners

Students will also participate in the following workshops and activities:

  • Literacy Club: Students will be engaged with read alouds of meaningful age appropriate texts and participate in activities based on the book
  • Math Club: Students will participate in learning activities that develop and strengthen their mathematical and inquiry skills
  • Literacy Boot Camp: Students receive direct and explicit instruction in 16 Key comprehension skills to help construct meaning from text
  • Soccer : Students will have the opportunity to join our soccer team the Sparrows
  • Self Defense : Students will learn self defense techniques Master Singh, our martial arts specialist
  • Lacrosse : Students will learn the basics of Lacrosse
  • Performing Arts : Show your creative side by singing, music, dancing and performing skits
  • Computer Technology : Students will have access to computers/tablets and learn coding/Photo & Video editing/Animation
  • Mind Time After Care Program : Students will engage in mindful activities, such as yoga, chess, meditation and more

Trips:

  • Liberty Science Center
  • Hudson Play
  • Funlot in Bayonne
  • Turtle Back Zoo
  • Bronx Zoo
  • New York Aquarium/Luna Park
  • Jersey Shore Beach Day
  • Warinanco Skating Center
  • New Jersey Rock Gym