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Here is a sampling of our summer offerings! Please subscribe to our mailing list and check out our complete listing of all our half-day and full-day workshops available for kids, ages 4-12. Don't miss our Early Morning Wake Me Up program and After-Hours Snack and Movie program. During the workshop, students will take breaks for snacks, lunch, and outdoor recess time. 

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7:30-9:00 AM:

Early Morning Wake Me Up! Program
9:00-9:15 AM:

Opening Songs, Activities
9:15-10:15 AM:

Introduction to Day's Theme, Correlating Activity
9:45-10:45 AM:

Small-Group Activities, Challenges
10:45-11 AM:

Snacks, Outside Play
11 AM - 12 PM:

Second Activity
12 noon - 1 PM:

Lunch, Board Games, and Fun for those staying for an Afternoon Workshop
1-1:15:

Team Building Activities
1:15-2:15 PM:

Introduction to Theme, Correlating Activity
2:15-2:45 PM:

Small-Group Activities, Challenges
2:45-3 PM:

Snacks, Outside Play
3:00 - 4:00 PM:

Second Activity, Closing Ceremony
4:00 - 5:30 PM:

After Hours Movie, Snack, and Board Game Program!

Early Morning Wake Me Up! Program

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Join us as we wake up our body and mind, stimulate our creative side, and make friends! We will take heart-pumping kid-friendly music and your favorite moves and combine them into a great morning workout! We will also take some time to have quiet reading, rest, animal fun, creative play, and a morning snack.

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $50/5 days. We will reach out to you to clarify which days your child will be attending!

After Hours Movie, Snack, and Board Game Program!

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

What better way to end a rigorous day than with a fun movie, popcorn, and a snack? We will also have board games available!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $50/5 days. We will reach out to you to clarify which days your child will be attending!

Leadership Internships

Ages 13 - 18

Are you looking for a leadership skill-building experience for your teen? Our interns will further develop their patience, dedication, kindness, and leadership skills through our Leadership internships. Though it’s lots of fun to participate in the activities, it is more important that we be student-focused and a role model for all those around us. These are all soft skills that must be developed to be a successful leader in any venue. We are happy to mentor your child in our fun-loving environment. 

 

Please sign up here by making the registration payment. Upon receipt of your child’s registration, we will email you an application form. All forms will be reviewed and potential interns will be interviewed before being accepted into the program. If the fit does not seem appropriate, your money will be fully refunded.

 

$90/week for the Half-Day Program

$160/week for the Full-Day Program

Terrific Tie-Dye Workshop!

June 16-19, 9 AM - 12 PM

Peanut butter and jelly. Summer and tie-dye. They just go together! Kids can tie-dye bandanas, shirts, sheets, bathrobes, pillowcases, shorts, socks, towels, or almost anything else that is all cotton. Kids should bring anything they would like to tie-dye. There are many patterns available to explore, but sometimes just randomly placing the dye offers the best results! Your child will have tons of fun in our terrific tie-dye workshop! They won't want to miss it!

Ages: 4 - 12.

Tuition: $140 including materials.

Beach Art Paradise!

June 16-19, 1 PM - 4 PM

Your young artist will love this immersion into art inspired by the seashore. Explore art through beached themed projects, including jewelry making, painting, sculpture, weaving, printmaking using shells, sand, driftwood and more.

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $140 including materials.

Love, Peace, and Planet Earth!

June 22-26, 9 AM - 12 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Help keep our planet beautiful by creating unique gorgeous artwork through sustainable art, peace-related activities, recycled art projects, art from nature and memory keepsakes. Help create recycled projects by bringing items from home, old t-shirts, newspaper, cardboard boxes, plastic bottles. You will be amazed at the amazing artwork your child brings home from this camp, along with a new feeling of appreciation of our beautiful world and the peace that comes from protecting it.

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Emotional Intelligence and Practical Planning Bootcamp

June 22-26, 1 PM - 4 PM

There’s more to strength than the physical! At our Bootcamp, we’re working on the ultimate training for unshakeable happiness, using a fitness program for body and mind. We’re familiar with the term “boot camp”, it’s an intensive, all-out experience where everyone walks through the fires of deep personal challenge. In the end, they have rebuilt themselves into someone vastly stronger and more powerful! Your child will have the opportunity to learn the importance of yoga and exercise, organization, and having hobbies. We will take a day to actively work on limiting time with devices, practicing mini-meditation, journaling, and focusing on mindful activities that are TONS of fun! At our Bootcamp, they will learn that they can only make a difference in the world by empowering themselves first.

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Build It! Workshop

June 29-July 3, 9 AM - 12 PM

Art, architecture, and engineering come together in our Build It! workshop, an adventure for every curious kid! Build It! offers a daily balance of mental stimulation and physical challenge, from building a Da Vinci bridge to designing their own city, there’s never a dull moment in construction! They will work together to build catapults, race homemade boats, and shoot off water bottle rockets, simultaneously building their teamwork and organization skills. Build It! incorporates STEAM learning into exciting, one-of-a-kind experiences your child will never forget!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Wilderness Super Safari!

June 29-July 3, 1 PM - 4 PM

A great week awaits you as we create animals with clay, paint and paper mache, meet, hold and learn crazy facts about exotic animals, and listen and learn about music inspired by animals! But it doesn't stop there... let's study the finer points of photography as we go on a photo safari and learn about bacteria and biology as we do some gross science (yuck!). Super scrumptious snacks like edible aquariums and turtle burgers are also on the list of fun and educational activities.  

You won't want to miss this adventure... it's gonna be wild!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

A Trip to Treasure Island

July 6-10, 9 AM - 12 PM

A world of mermaids, pirates, whales, and ships await us as we go on a trip to Treasure Island! Our lost boys and fairy girls will love making wave jars, treasure bags, fairy crowns, and mermaid gardens. Every pirate, fairy, and mermaid will make use of their very own costume and treasure map in a treasure hunt for golden doubloons! And then our treasure seekers will cool off with super fun water games. We will dive into learning about marine life, learn to sing sea shanties, and build regattas to race! Sea inspired snacks will keep us energized as we create seashell seahorses, striking sand art, cool coral reefs, and tinkling sea chimes. We'll top it off with a trip to the pool to cool off our treasure seeking feet!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Imagine That!

July 6-10, 1 PM - 4 PM

You can’t imagine what cool art we will create during this crazy week of imaginative experiences! We’ll pull out all of our favorite activities to allow children to explore the messiness and beauty of art, including marble painting, crayon resist watercolor, spray chalk art, explosive paint bags, and more! Join us as we explore various art mediums including canvas work, 3D art, and environmental art. We will create art in imitation of Salvadore Dali, who painted what he dreamed, and Red Hong Yi, who paints with basketballs and teabags. We will spend a  week measuring and mixing some basic ingredients to create play dough, slime, and elephant toothpaste. It’s going to be messy... and very very fun!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Musical Theater Workshop

July 13-24, 9 AM - 12 PM

Come experience the thrill of creating live theatre! In this 2 week camp, we will put together a musical production comprised of excerpts from a popular musical! Our two-week theater workshop is an excellent opportunity for students with any level of acting experience. In a fun, high-energy environment, we help students build self-confidence while learning from working professionals in the theater industry and making new friends. Throughout our workshop, actors will develop characters, learn music, create original choreography, and an incredibly wide variety of acting styles, methods, theories, and techniques. All of our young actors will participate in a final presentation 30-45 minutes in length for families and friends on Friday, July 24.

Please note that NO classes will take place on July 18 and 19!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $250 including materials.

Backstage and Behind the Scenes Workshop

July 13-17, 1 PM - 4 PM

So, how do you create those incredible scenes that go up behind the actors? And how do you create a unique costume that reflects the personality of the character wearing it? Join Ms. Kym, experienced in both art and theater, and create the backdrop and costumes for our NCAC Theater Production, "Honk"! For those who will be participating in the production, this workshop will allow you to help create and paint the set, make props, and be a part of designing and creating your costume. For those who love theater but would rather not be on the stage, this is the perfect opportunity to become involved! You will leave with skills that you will be able to use in theater settings throughout your thespian career! You will be able to see your work in action at our final production on Friday, July 24, at 7 PM.

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $190 including materials.

Bells, Boomwhackers, Piano,

and More!

July 20-24,  1 PM - 4 PM

If you haven’t heard of boomwhackers, you’re missing out! These awesome plastic pipes, which are tuned to play different notes, are loads of fun to play and a great tool to develop note and rhythm reading, along with teamwork! At this workshop, we will start with boomwhacker tunes (Pirates of the Carribean and Star Wars) and then advance into using state of the art handchimes. 

Students will be divided into groups by age and ability. Beginners will be introduced to musical notation, rhythm, and the musical alphabet through games and exercises. They will learn songs on the piano and perform in class groups. A portion of the program will be spent in our piano lab (one child per piano), and the other will be in an open classroom space where students will explore musical activities through song and movement.

For our more advanced musicians, we will focus on advanced music theory, composing, chord progressions, and reading lead sheets. We will learn about interpreting music and performing it in a meaningful style. We will also talk about various methods of memorizing and preparing for performances. Parents are welcome to join us for our fabulous final concert on the last day of our workshop!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

STEM Club!

July 27-31, 9 AM - 12 PM

At Club STEM, we will have so much fun that your child won’t even know they are developing their STEM skills. We will grow our germs and other disgusting things on Petri dishes; create cool chemical combinations (think slime and small explosions!); design and build bridges and cranes; and tinker around with physics as we build marble runs from scratch at Club STEM! We will study the amazing feats and disastrous follies of engineers and explore great architecture that is also art. In addition to listening to mathematically composed music, we will create cool 3-D multi-media art. Each day will be so packed full of cool STEM-based activities, your child won’t want to leave!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Who Dunnit?!

July 27-31, 1 PM - 4 PM

Live in a house where Mr. Nobody seems to be roaming? After this adventure, your child will be able to catch the culprit once and for all! With Nancy Drew, Carmen Sandiego, Sherlock Holmes, your child could be a spy, detective, or cop in no time at all! Aspiring spy recruits will hone their tradecraft, learn about and from historical spies, and go on their own mission to solve a case. Develop a disguise for cover, make and break codes, discover escape and evasion techniques (by, escaping the room without detection - all of this and more awaits young recruits! Somewhere out there, an elite group of recruits is lurking in the shadows preparing to take on top-secret missions. No one really knows who they are, or for that matter, what they’re really up to. It’s time to join their ranks. Each day at our spy workshop is filled with top-secret briefings and activities that will put spy skills and street smarts to the test.

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Amazing Animal Encounters

August 3-7, 9 AM - 12 PM

Does your child love animals? If so, this workshop is a perfect way to spend the summer! Our zoologists will explore all the branches of the amazing animal world, including personal encounters with invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals! They will expand their artistic skills through animal crafts of all shapes and sizes, as no two animals are alike. They will have the opportunity to play monkey tag, make animal masks, make snake chains, and imitate animal noises. Did you know that you don’t have to leave your house to hear animals? You can hear them in music as well! We will see animals in art, music, the wild, as well as in captivity, creating animal habitat projects and working with the animals themselves. As your child learns about animals through art, music, and the environment, they will see the crazed beauty of the world around them. Come join us for a WILD week of Amazing Animal Encounters!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Pawsitively Pets Mini Vet Workshop

August 3-7, 1 PM - 4 PM

For those who want to be a vet one day, or have a keen interest in working with their beloved pet friends, our mini-vet workshop is for them! Throughout this workshop, your child will walk through the key aspects of the veterinary practice and the daily life of working in an animal hospital. Your child will have the opportunity to make animal art to test their knowledge of the anatomy of animals large and small, in addition to recognizing animal sounds in music and the world around them. Each child will have the opportunity to learn how to care for goats, cats, dogs, birds, guinea pigs, and more! Your child will learn the basics of parasitology and have the opportunity to work on their own “medical case.” By the end of our mini-vet workshop, they will be in love with the entirety of the animal world!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

A Hogwarts Adventure

August 10-14, 9 AM - 12 PM

The Hogwarts Express is leaving Platform 9 ¾ in just a minute and you don’t want to miss it! For five days, every child will discover the magic in them as they make their own wand, flying broom, and Pygmy Puff. Together, the houses will create potions and Fluffy’s drool slime, drinking butterbeer all the while. They will be part of House competitions, hilarious games, and their very own Study of Magical Creatures with REAL animals (or magic with a real magician)! During this amazing workshop, each child will compete in daily challenges, Quidditch, and House games. Ending with a House Cup Ceremony and a trip to the Black Lake (the pool!) this Harry Potter party is so much fun, your child won’t want the Hogwarts Express to ever go back home!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Crazy Carnival Workshop

August 10-14, 1 PM - 4 PM

Imagine walking on the tight line or being in a group pyramid! Or learning to face paint and make balloon animals! Maybe you’d rather be a juggler! Now’s your chance!! Over five days, children learn to be positive and courageous, engaged in learning all about what it means to be part of a team. Our many awesome activities build muscles, improve coordination, increase concentration skills and infuse our performers with confidence and self-esteem. Your mini carnival performer will have the opportunity to try their hand at the ping pong toss, tin can alley, and more! While we rest from the rigors of training, we will create cool art and explore cooler music. Don’t let your child miss out on an incredibly fun opportunity to clown around! Sign up today!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Let Your Voice Be Heard!

August 17-21, 9 AM - 12 PM

Have a child who is constantly singing “The Song That Never Ends”? One with a beautiful voice but is too shy to sing out? Or maybe one who doesn’t even know they like music yet? This is the workshop for them! In our choir workshop, we aim to show that everyone has a voice, and it needs to be heard! We are passionate about providing the highest quality of music education throughout this workshop while maintaining an environment of encouragement, kindness, peer support, and unity. During this five-day workshop, choristers will learn simple choreography to match the songs they sing, allowing them to channel their energy through music and movement, using Boomwhackers, drums, and more! Children match and repeat pitches and rhythms, develop their well-supported healthy singing voice, and continually build vocal skills while having a great time! Ore advanced choristers will be selected to participate in our Handbell Choir. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to develop your child’s musicianship and love of singing!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

3D EARTH Workshop

August 17-21, 1 PM - 4 PM

Getting off the computer screen and into the great outdoors keeps kids active and happy! Rooted and inspired by nature, our earth and art workshop will give your child opportunities to explore the beautiful world around them, through art, music, and simply being in it. Our eARTh workshop aims to impress children with the grandeur and wonder of the wilderness.  Children will create beautiful art from natural materials, explore music inspired by nature, enjoy free play with structured activities such as scavenger hunts in the woods and lessons in which kids build earth sundials to tell the time. They will leave this workshop with a renewed interest in the world around them and the lovely gift of finding joy in the simple things!

Ages: 4-12.

Tuition: $150 including materials.

Terrific Tie-Dye and

Beach Art Paradise:

Combo Packet

 

June 16-19, 9 AM - 4 PM

 

Bring your own lunch and enjoy board games and outside play along with a full day of workshops! Tuition includes registration fees, tuition, and materials.

 

Only:

$240

A Trip to Treasure Island and Imagine That:

Combo Packet

July 6-10, 9 AM - 4 PM

 

Bring your own lunch and enjoy board games and outside play along with a full day of workshops! Tuition includes registration fees, tuition, and materials.

 

Only:

$250

Amazing Animal Encounters and Pawsitively Pets Mini Vet Workshop:

Combo Packet

 

August 3-7, 9 AM - 4 PM

Bring your own lunch and enjoy board games and outside play along with a full day of workshops! Tuition includes registration fees, tuition, and materials.

 

Only:

$250

Love, Peace, and Planet Earth and Emotional Intelligence and Practical Planning Bootcamp:

Combo Packet

 

March 23-26, 9 AM - 4 PM

 

Bring your own lunch and enjoy board games and outside play along with a full day of workshops! Tuition includes registration fees, tuition, and materials.

 

Only:

$250