SummerScape at the Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) is in full swing as students engage in new and fun activities this summer.
SummerScape kicked off on June 7 and runs through July 30, and offers week-long camp options to children aged 15 months through 9th grade. A wide array of choices means SummerScape is a great way for children to explore new interests, make new friends, and have new experiences.
Children at the youngest age levels engage in activities designed to build skills, independence, and confidence in an environment rich with age-appropriate experiences like small and large motor works, cutting, painting, matching, sorting, science and many of the Montessori sensorial materials. Each week's session has a unique theme like "Under the Sea," "A Bug's Life," "Farms and Gardens," "Up in the Air," and others.
For children in the lower and upper elementary grades, camps offer opportunities to create, build, and discover, with activities and experiences that nurture a child’s curiosity and imagination. This age group can choose from options like Minecraft where campers use LEGO® Bricks and Technic® elements to build and interact with characters and elements from the popular Minecraft game by constructing motorized and articulated elements from the game, or Stage Make Up where campers create animal faces, fairy tale creatures, and learn to do special effects make-up, or Junior Robotics where campers combine real-life skills with real-kid fun using WeDO 2.0, the newest version of elementary-level robotics from LEGO®, to get an introduction to computer-programing and robotics.
SummerScape programming for campers entering grades 6-8, offer a wide range of experiences designed to give students the opportunity to try new things and enrich their learning. Options range from scripting, staging, and shooting a mini-movie using stop-action animation, to designing and building working drones using custom motors, propellers, and circuit boards, to SummerScape's Middle School Boot Camp where MSR middle schoolers learn valuable study skills, get helpful homework tips, and explore note-taking techniques while learning more about MSR's middle school campus, get acquainted with the Land & Livestock program, and enjoy mini-lessons in middle school subject areas.
The SummerScape camps utilizes both MSR campuses - Lead Mine Campus located at 7005 Lead Mine Road in Raleigh and the Brier Creek Campus located at 408 Andrews Chapel Road in Durham.
For more information about SummerScape at The Montessori School of Raleigh, click here.