Children's House 5 & 6 year olds

These camps are for Children’s House 5 & 6 year olds that are Rising Extended Day (Kindergarten) or current Extended Day students or any non-MSR students ages 5 – 6 years.

  Early Bird (8am – 9am) – $40 After Camp Cool Down (4pm – 5:30pm) – $60  

Week 1: June 10-14

Paper Crafts (9am – 1pm)
We will explore the creative world of paper crafts through quilling, posters, paper chains, origami, kites, rosettes and weaving.
Ellen Boswell ($180)

Eric Carle Camp (9am – 1pm)
Celebrate Eric Carle, one of the greatest children’s authors of our time! Take a literary journey through Eric Carle’s famous tales where the stories will provide opportunities for each child to express themselves through hands-on arts and crafts activities.
Karen Richards ($180)

I Dig Dinosaurs (1pm – 4pm)
Do you know which dinosaur was nicknamed “long neck?” Do you know which dinosaur had the biggest head? Join us for a colossal journey into the world of dinosaurs. Build a dinosaur replica and have an archaeological dig just like a real paleontologist. Join us for a swamp stomping good time!
Karen Richards ($150)

Week 2: June 17-21

Artsy Craftsy (9am – 1pm)
Campers will make various art projects that were a big hit during the school year like folded paper painting, snowflake cutting, masked paintings, watercoloring and more.
Ellen Boswell ($180)

Space Camp (1pm – 4pm)
During Outer Space Week, campers will learn about the solar system. They’ll get to pretend to be an astronaut by decorating their own rocket ship and craft their own stars and planets necklaces and colorful sand art.
Cameron Poole ($150)

Week 3: June 24-28

Buggin’ Out (9am – 1pm)
Sometimes the tiniest creatures make the biggest impact. Children learn about the fascinating insect world by making bug habitats, creating bug-inspired crafts and exploring insects through movement and music.
Cameron Poole ($180)

Amazing Athletes (9am – 1pm)
Amazing Athletes uses sports to benefit children physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. Our program introduces the fundamentals of 9 different sports (soccer, hockey, volleyball, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, football, baseball, and golf), 16 different fruits and vegetables, and 10 different muscles in the body that we use during our sports. Children in Amazing Athletes routinely gain greater confidence, learn to combine fitness with fun, and further develop 7 key motor skills: Balancing, Running, Jumping, Throwing, Catching, Kicking, Bowling.
Amazing Athletes staff ($180)

Eric Carle (1pm – 4pm)
Explore the literature and art of Eric Carle. We’ll work our way through his books with fun crafts, science experiences, art that looks like his illustrations and snacks to go with the theme of the book. What a fun way for a child to begin their summer camp experience!
Cameron Poole ($150)

Week 4: July 8-12

3D Art-O-Rama (9am – 1pm)
Enter the third dimension of the Art world with this exploration into 3D art. Campers will learn how to make their art jump off the page and into the third dimension. Learn different mediums and create your own projects.
Laura Morrison ($180)

Face Painting (9am – 1pm)
Campers will practice creating characters with stage makeup. They will create a portfolio of works for future reference.
Jill Stafford ($180)

Swimming (1pm – 4pm)
Kids will learn water safety, basic strokes and water games. Stay cool in the pool!
Laura Morrison ($150)

Week 5: July 15-19

Holiday Hoopla (9am – 1pm)
We will explore as many holidays from around the world as we can in one week! Your child will enjoy and learn about global traditions through art, food, games and music!
Cameron Poole ($180)

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (1pm – 4pm)
Crafts, baking and activities just for girls! If it involves glitter or cake, we’ll be doing it. Learn how to make friendship bracelets, tie-dye shirts, cake pops, headbands and slime!
Laura Morrison ($150)

Amazing Athletes (1pm – 4pm)
Amazing Athletes uses sports to benefit children physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. Our program introduces the fundamentals of 9 different sports (soccer, hockey, volleyball, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, football, baseball, and golf), 16 different fruits and vegetables, and 10 different muscles in the body that we use during our sports. Children in Amazing Athletes routinely gain greater confidence, learn to combine fitness with fun, and further develop 7 key motor skills: Balancing, Running, Jumping, Throwing, Catching, Kicking, Bowling.
Amazing Athletes staff ($150)

Week 6: July 22-26

Jam Between the Pages (9am – 1pm)
This camp combines the wonderful world of literature with the art of cooking. Kids will explore some incredible books followed by a hands-on cooking lesson while getting a little lesson in grace and courtesy. Aprons and recipes provided.
Cathy Adams ($180)

I Wanna Be a Star! Drama camp (9am – 1pm)
During the week, the kids will make sets, props and costumes for a play to be performed at the end of the week for parents!
Laura Morrison ($180)

Artist Colony — 2D Art (1pm – 4pm)
Kids will practice drawing, painting, mosaic and collage just to name a few!
Laura Morrison ($150)

Moving On Up! (All Day, 9am – 4pm) (Rising 1st graders)
This camp is designed for Children’s House students moving up to Lower Elementary. Children will be exposed to an Elementary classroom and how it runs. They will have a week to learn the rules, explore the materials, have fun learning about community building and become comfortable with their surroundings. The first day of actual school will be a breeze!
Mary-Anna Arnold ($330)

Week 7: July 29-August 2

Enchanted Forest (9am – 1pm)
Search for wood elves and other fairy folk in the Enchanted Forest. We’ll make fantastic flowers and crazy creatures to fill our forest up. Hear fairy tales and bring them to life and sing to see if we can find a unicorn. One day will be costume day, but kids are invited to wear any fairy tale outfits that don’t get in the way of movement or doing art.
Ellen Boswell ($180)

Amazing Athletes (1pm – 4pm)
Amazing Athletes uses sports to benefit children physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. Our program introduces the fundamentals of 9 different sports (soccer, hockey, volleyball, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, football, baseball, and golf), 16 different fruits and vegetables, and 10 different muscles in the body that we use during our sports. Children in Amazing Athletes routinely gain greater confidence, learn to combine fitness with fun, and further develop 7 key motor skills: Balancing, Running, Jumping, Throwing, Catching, Kicking, Bowling.
Amazing Athletes staff ($150)