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Summer Camp 2023 - Grade 1

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Summer Camp will be here before you know it.  Join us for tons of fun including outdoor games, hikes and nature, arts and crafts, silly science, wacky theme days and awesome weekly special events.  You never know what great experiences each new day will bring!


8 weeks starting June 26 (There will be no camp on July 3rd and 4th.)

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm

Fee: $165 per week for residents / $180 per week for non-resident (except for week 2)

All campers must have an updated medical form and current physical on file prior to the first day of camp.

Registration will happen on-line or over the phone only - no in person registration will be accepted this year!!

Weekly Themes
  • June 26 - June 30: Adventure Awaits - Ever dream of being that adventurer who finds the hidden temple, outsmarts the traps or finds the legendary treasure? Then this is the week for you! Each day presents new challenges designed to test your wits, decipher clues and work together to find the prize!
  • July 5 - 7: Holidaze - Every day is a holiday this week! Come join the fun as we take a trip through the calendar and celebrate with games, crafts & activities and end the week with a barbeque fit for the 4th of July!
  • July 10 - 14: Galaxy Quest - If you dream of blasting off to adventures in distant galaxies, then this is the week for you. Learn a few secrets about the universe, try your hand at laser tag and light saber challenges, dress up as your favorite alien and even watch a rocket launch! We’ll have a visit from the Starlab Planetarium too!
  • July 17 - 21: Camp-etition - Which team will prevail in our week of competition? There’s something for everyone: sports, trivia blasts and an assortment of wacky events designed to keep everyone laughing and having fun. Find out which team takes first place and celebrate at our week-ending Taco Fiesta!
  • July 24 - 28: Get Shrec'd! - Ever wish you could close your eyes and find yourself far far, away? This week is a chance to experience the world of fables and fairy tales with a new campy twist. Can you slay the dragon? Blow the house down? Bake the best gingerbread man? This and many other adventures await- with a weekending sundae bar that’ll leave you happily ever after!
  • July 31 - August 4: Into the Arcade - Ever wish you could play video games in real life? Then this is the week for you. Each day we’ll bring some of our favorite virtual adventures into our own and end the week with a special treat!
  • August 7 - 11: Wizard World - Ever dream of attending a certain school of Witchcraft and Wizardry? This may be as close as you get! We’ll join our houses, make potions, search for fantastic beasts and sample some magical treats and maybe even a quest before awarding the House Cup at week’s end!
  • August 14 - 18: Camporee! - Join us to send the season off in style as we make some classic summer memories: Join the Color Run, tie dye a t-shirt, roast marshmallows and end the summer with a summer carnival and a water balloon bash!
  • Reminder: This age group does not go on trips.

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* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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