07 Preschool Specialty Camps Ages 3-5
Our half-day preschool program will give your child the opportunity to have fun, make new friends and learn new skills. Every day will include activities such as arts and crafts, games, stories, and nature exploration. Each week campers will explore an exciting theme. Any child who is 3 years of age by June 20th and has not yet attended Kindergarten may register. Participants should bring a mid-morning snack and drink each day. All children must be potty-trained. All programs are held Monday - Friday from 9:00AM to 12:00Noon. Ages 3 to 5 years. These camps are held at the Indian Valley YMCA Child Care Center, 375 Hartford Tpke, Vernon, CT 06066.
Fun and Fitness 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
6/19-6/23 Session 1
Get Ready for a fun week of fitness!During this week campers will learn yoga, martial arts, experience an obstacle course and play sports. Each day will include warm-ups, floor exercises, stretching and a cool down. This session is a great way to keep the mind and body healthy! This week will be a completely positive experience.
Music Makers 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
6/26-6/30 Session 2
Does your child like "Pete the Cat," "Chicka, Chicka, Boom Boom," or any story book? Then this is the week for them! join us for books, books, and more books! We will tie mathematica, science experiments, and art projects into favorite children's stories. Each "Little Librarian" will have4 a chance to create their own books as well. They'll become real authors and illustrators by the end of the week. Come check it out!
Music and Movement 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
7/4-7/7 Session 3 no camp July 4
Making their own instruments, creating their own songs, and exploring different types of music from around the world will keep your little one busy this week! We will see how music involves counting and can also be tied to many books. Different styles of dances will be explored and most of all we will have lots of fun!
Little Chefs 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
7/10-7/14 Session 4
Campers will have fun learning about health and nutrition as they create one healthy snack each day. During this session, each child will create their own personalized recipe book they will take home at the end of the week. This week will promote healthy eating habits, language and literacy, early math skills, and self-help skills.
World Explorers 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
7/17-7/21 Session 5
Grab your passport and come along! Campers will exploer the culture, art, music, animals, and food of a variety of countries Guests will join us for special stories in a variety of languages and we will end the week with a multi-cultural snack time. Your traveler will have a "passport" at the end of the week stamped with information on each place we visit. what a great way to vacation without ever leaving home!
Little Scientist 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
7/24-7/28 Session 6
TKids are Natural Scientists! This week will let your little scientist explore with hands on experiences that help them discover chemistry, physics, geology, and biology. They will get messy while being encouraged to question the world around them. Daily activities will also have family connections so you can continue to learn together; what a great summer activitiy.
Little Artist 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
7/31-8/4 Session 7
Help your little one explore their creative side! This week will show little artists the many types of mediums that are available to them. They will explore clay, painting, recovered and recycled amterials, and even edible art! Favorite Children's book illustrator Eric Carle will also be highlighted. Join us to experiment with color, textures, and create masterpieces all week!
LIttle Mathematicians 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
Space Engineers 1/2 Day Preschool Camp (Ages 3-5)
8/7-8/11 Session 8
Does your child love to look up at the stars? Do they wonder about what they see? Let them join us this week as we explore space and how to get there! Rockets, astronauts, and planets will fill your camper's day. we will create our own space ship using artistic skills, make model rockets like real engineers, and create out own aliens from a variety of stories. The only limits of what we explore will be our imaginations...blast off with us!
You can count on 1-2-3-4-5 days of fun with this camp! It's important to make math meaningful to young children. That's just what this week will do. Little Mathematicians will find numbers in the world around them, learn different ways of making equations with hands on materials, and use their bodies for measuring and counting. It all adds up to active learning and great memories.
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