Summer Camp 2020

Summer Camp 2020 registration will open March 1, 2020!

5% Early Enrollment Discount: Must register by APRIL 1st

10% Sibling Discount Available!

Excite your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity as we explore earth!
Campers will investigate, create and experiment while developing an appreciation of nature and becoming champions of the planet.

WEEK 1: June 15-19
WEEK 2: June 22-26

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, Preschool, & School Age Campers

WEEK 3: June 29- July 2
(4 days only)

Preschool & School Age Campers

WEEK 4: July 6-10
WEEK 5: July 13-17

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, Preschool, & School Age Campers

WEEK 6: July 20-24
WEEK 7: July 27-31

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, Preschool, & School Age Campers

WEEK 8: August 3-7
WEEK 9: August 10-14

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, Preschool, & School Age Campers

WEEK 10 – August 17-19
(3 days only, full-day only)

Preschool & School Age Campers

Specialty Camp
WEEK 2 –
June 22-26

Specialty Camp
WEEK 4 – June 22-26
WEEK 5 & 6 – July 13-17 + July 20-24

Specialty Camp
WEEK 7 – July 27 – 31

CAMP INFORMATION:

Young Scrambler Campers
Ages 1-2 with birthdates 3/1/18-9/30/18,
(M-F, Half-Day only, Not available for week 10)

Scrambler Campers
Age 2 with birthdates 10/1/17-2/28/18

Preschool Campers
Ages 3-4 & Jr. Kindergarten with birthdates 10/1/15-9/30/17

School Age Campers
Kindergarten – 4th Grade with birthdates before 9/30/15

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HALF DAY CAMP: 

9:00 am-1:00 pm
Includes AM Snack and Lunch

FULL DAY CAMP:

7:00 am-6:00 pm
Includes Breakfast, Lunch and AM/PM Snacks
Full-Day School Age Campers enjoy a weekly off-site field trip.

*ALL camps include Water Wednesday and an In-House Field Trip.

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For more information: 
SummerCamp@goldenpondschool.com | (703) 723-7663

CAMP PRICING

Young Scrambler Campers

Half-Day Only
5 days • $270
Week 3 • 4 days • $215
not available for Week 10

Scrambler Campers

                Half-DayFull-Day
5 Days$250$395
4 Days (Week 3)$200$320
3 Days  (Week 10)$150$240

Preschool and School Age Campers 

             Half-DayFull-Day
5 Days$230$375
4 Days (Week 3)$185$300
3 Days  (Week 10)$140$225

Specialty Camps (School Age Only)

             Half-DayFull-Day
Amazing Athletes$260$400
Music, Mindfulness & Mandalas$260$400
Reading$260$400

  

Summer Camp Tuition: Payment due via School Care Works. Log into School Care Works two weeks after enrollment for payment.
Payment: If you are enrolling for 5+ weeks of Summer Camp you may pay in full or pay 1/2 at enrollment + 1/2 on June 1, 2020.
Discounts: 5% Early Enrollment Discount (must register by APRIL 1st, 2020), 10% Sibling Discount.
New Family Application Fee: $50. Pay via PayPal. New families are families that are currently not enrolled at GPS.
Changes: Subject to availability for comparable days/times.
Cancellations: $50 fee.


WEEK 1 – June 15-19

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

Dance with fairies and elves, create musical instruments and meet woodland animals! Fairytales come to life through imaginary play and a background of nature-inspired design.

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

Spend a tree-mendous time exploring the wee folk of the forest. Use bark, twigs, clay and other elements of nature to design a fairy garden, hobbit habitat or gnome home.


WEEK 2 – June 22-26

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

The magic continues – cooking up delightful treats for the Enchanted Woodland Party.

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

The magic continues – cooking up delightful treats for the Enchanted Woodland Party.

Specialty Camp: WEEK 2

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS
Amazing Athletes coaches will be teaching the basic fundamentals and mechanics of 10 different sports including Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Track & Field and Tennis. They will focus on building self-confidence, practicing teamwork and improving key areas of motor development while playing games. Balancing, running, jumping, throwing, catching, kicking and target bowling are incorporated into a non-competitive, learning-based environment.


WEEK 3 – June 29- July 2 (4 days only)

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

Play, build and create with repurposed materials! Learn all about recycling through exciting hands-on activities and creative play. Make a one-of-kind recycled creation for our Trash to Treasure Museum.

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

Steam! Artists and engineers become champions of their environment as they transform trash into treasure! Make jewelry and cool creations from upcycled materials.


WEEK 4 – July 6-10

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

Sort shells, create an ocean mural, discover life beneath the surface, enjoy sand play dough and go on a beach scavenger hunt.

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

Investigate the ocean’s layers and explore marine life in each zone. Discover your favorite sea creatures and learn how you can make a difference to protect their environment.

Specialty Camp: WEEK 4

READING FOR RISING KINDERGARTEN
Develop important skills through word play activities.


WEEK 5 – July 13-17

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

Dive deeper into the ocean with science experiments, creative art activities and themed snacks.

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

Dive deeper into the ocean with science experiments, creative art activities and themed snacks.


Specialty Camp: WEEK 5 – July 13-17 + WEEK 6 – July 20-24 (2-week camp)

READING FOR RISING 1st + 2nd GRADES
Strengthen fluency, comprehension and recall while playing games.

 


WEEK 6 – July 20-24

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

Dig in and explore dirt! Learn about worms, ants, beetles and other insects hidden in garden soil. Plant and tend to flowers and vegetables in the gardens. Create a plantable pot out of newspaper and watch your own seedling grow!

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

Dragonflies, beetles and spiders, oh my! Explore the garden ecosystem examining these amazing predators that help protect our gardens from pests. Create a garden mosaic inspired by your favorite insect.


WEEK 7 – July 27-31

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

Meet the friendliest bug in the garden – a ladybug! Examine live ladybugs up-close before they are set free. Celebrate this gentle insect with inspired art activities, stories and games.

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

What’s all the buzz about? Bees! We’ll take a close look at these important pollinators and learn why we need to protect these mighty creatures. Learn the science behind pollination, honey making, beeswax, bee vision, and the waggle dance!


WEEK 7 – July 27-31

DESCRIPTION COMING SOON!
Collaborate with friends by exploring creative interpretation and mindful movement through various modes of expression; music, art, yoga and dance.


WEEK 8 – August 3-7

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

Discover rocks of all shapes, sizes and colors. Have fun collecting, experimenting and building with different types of rocks. Make and paint your very own rock sculpture!

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

A Jello earthquake? Earth’s layers in a pudding cup? A Pop Rocks volcano? Indulge in sweet treats as you experiment and learn all about rocks!


WEEK 9 – August 10-14

YOUNG SCRAMBLER, SCRAMBLER & PRESCHOOL CAMPERS

Pan for “diamonds”, make a delicious science experiment – your very own rock candy, make friends with a pet rock, and discover all the nooks and crannies in rocks with water play.

SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS

Explore rocks through art and design. Make your own rocks, learn how to make buildable rock slime and craft a clay and rock funny face.


WEEK 10 – August 17-19

PRESCHOOL & SCHOOL AGE CAMPERS
(3 days only, full-day only)

Obstacle courses, parachute play and dance parties! We’ll refuel by preparing and enjoying refreshing drinks and healthy snacks while campers learn healthy habits.
In-House Field Trip: Amazing Athletes