Overview​

O​ur Summer of Wonder camps deliver Waldorf values with fun, creativity ​and outdoor exploration. There are five week-long camps in June and July including Strings Camp with Mary Schallert, acclaimed Orchestra Teacher, and weekly camps offering age-appropriate craft activities, nature observation and outdoor play tailored for preschool and kindergarten (ages 3 to 6) and elementary children (ages 6 to 12). Before and after-camp care is available.

These camps are open to all.

KINDER CAMP9am – 1pm
For campers age 3 by the first day of camp to those who have completed kindergarten and will be rising first graders in the Fall of 2018.
BIG KID CAMP: 9am – 3pm
For campers who have completed first grade to those who have completed sixth grade.

BEFORE CARE for ages 5-12 is $25/week for 8am-9am

 

KINDER CAMP AFTER CARE  for ages 3 to 6 only is $50/week for 1pm-3pm

If you need your 4 to 6 year old to stay later than 3, please register for both Kinder Camp After Care and Big Kids After Care 3pm-6pm

 

BIG KIDS AFTER CARE for ages 6-12  is $60/week for 3pm-6pm

 

ORCHESTRA STRING CAMP AFTER CARE $75/week for 1pm-6pm

RATES FOR CAMP 2018

KINDER camps for 3-6 year olds (including rising first graders) $225/week
BIG KIDS camps for 6-12 year olds (rising 2nd graders and older) $275/week
Strings Camp for 7–12 year olds $275

Special Option | Orchestra Strings Camp
June 25-29

Join Mary Schallert, our orchestra instructor and BP Teacher of Excellence, for a week of musical exploration and inspiration.  We welcome beginning strings players ages 7-12 to learn the basics, as well as more experienced players looking to hone skills. Campers benefit from inspired small group instruction, with individual attention from Mary and our talented youth counselors.

Week
One
June
25-29

BIG KID CAMP | Artisans and Healing

World culture and histories come alive through art! Campers will learn about various artists, eras and techniques while exploring valuable skills associated with the healing power of art in daily creations.

KINDER CAMP | Seeds, Soil, and Sun

Plant seeds and begin your very own sunflower garden! This week focuses on the cycles of plant life through gardening activities and stories.

Week
Two
July
2 -6

BIG KID CAMP | Fantastic Fiber Fun

Learn life skills like sewing (you need it more than you think!), and create structure and pattern from fiber through techniques such as wet felting, natural dying, batik and shibori.

There will be no camp on Wednesday,  July 4.

KINDER CAMP | Little Chefs

Learn to tend your health by making your own yummy dried
fruit, yogurt pops and roll ups. We’ll also bake, cook and share
other ways of nourishing ourselves.

There will be no camp on Wednesday, July 4.

Week
Three
July
9-13

BIG KID CAMP | Cosmos & Crystals

In the mineral kingdom, crystals wear the shiniest crowns, echoing the stars above. This week we’ll combine the two, exploring land formations and constellations. Activities will combine the elements of earth, air, water, and fire.

KINDER CAMP | Ship Ahoy!

Look out, warm weather! We’re rolling up our sleeves and making our own water vessels. We might even get splashed a bit, too!

Week
Four
July
16-20

BIG KID CAMP | Magical Mediums of Mega Art

Work big and bold this week! Using the fundamentals of drawing and sculpture, transform materials such as up-cycled objects, items from nature, and clay into exciting new artistic creations. Tap into creativity and sustainability while learning to create art from anything!

KINDER CAMP | Nature and Animals

We love animals and want to spend the entire week honoring
them. Make bird feeders, sun wands and learn to sew a felt
woodland creature!

Week
Five
July
23-27

BIG KID CAMP | The Power of Art

Learn to navigate the labyrinth of a sometimes-confusing inner world by moving your body and shifting your mind through nature and music. We’ll work on social health by answering the question: what does mindfulness mean in today’s world? Discover the connection between your inner-self and the arts.

KINDER CAMP | A Flurry of Fairies

Time to put on your butterfly wings and construct a woodland
abode – it’s a week devoted to the fun of the fairy folk!