16 Jun

Summer 2017 is just one week away!


Join us this summer

Invest in your future!
Build confidence and earn academic credit this Summer.

CATES College Test Prep, Creative Writing, Fencing Academy, Statistics, and other Scholars and Immersives course offerings.

Hurry, limited spaces still available!

Register TODAY:
de360.d-e.org/summer.

Bus Transportation available to many NJ communities and Manhattan! Click here or see below for details.

Bus transportation to D-E 360° SC is offered as a weekly service. The cost per student per week for pick up and drop off is $195 per student. There will be bus routes in both New Jersey and New York, including Manhattan in the following communities:

  • Ridgewood/Glen Rock

    River Edge

    Englewood

    Door-to-Door

  • Closter

    Cresskill

    Tenafly

    Door-to-Door

  • Woodcliff Lake

    Old Tappan

    Door-to-Door

NYC

Students can elect to take public transportation. From New York City, students can take the A subway line to 175th Street and transfer to the GWB Bus Station located at 4211 Broadway, between 178th & 179th Streets and Fort Washington Avenue. NJ Transit Bus 186 provides access to the Dwight-Englewood School campus.

For more information about transportation or pick-up times, contact a D-E 360° SC Team Member in the D-E 360° SC Office at 201-227-3144 or e-mail us at summerprograms@d-e.org.

Meet & greet our team, see our campus:
Join us Fridays, 11:30 AM.

Call 201-227-3144 or Email de360info@d-e.org.

More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
09 Jun

Summer 2017 is just two weeks away!


Join us this summer

Limited Space Still Available!
Register TODAY:
de360.d-e.org/summer.

Junior Summer Day Camp for Preschool – Grade 4:
A nurturing & safe intro to day camp for our youngest children!

Immersives program for Grades 2-12:
Dive deep into Chess, Fencing, HipHop, Visual Arts & more!

Scholars program for Grades 9-12:
CATES Test Prep, Creative Writing, Physics, etc.
Build confidence and gain credit for Fall 2017.

Enrichment for Grades 5-12:
Explore new creative pursuits with Funky Rhythm & Beats, Jewelry Making, Watercolors…

Bus Transportation available to many NJ communities and Manhattan! Click here or see below for details.

Bus transportation to D-E 360° SC is offered as a weekly service. The cost per student per week for pick up and drop off is $195 per student. There will be bus routes in both New Jersey and New York, including Manhattan in the following communities:

  • Ridgewood/Glen RockRiver EdgeEnglewood

    Door-to-Door

  • ClosterCresskillTenafly

    Door-to-Door

  • Woodcliff LakeOld TappanDoor-to-Door

NYC

Students can elect to take public transportation. From New York City, students can take the A subway line to 175th Street and transfer to the GWB Bus Station located at 4211 Broadway, between 178th & 179th Streets and Fort Washington Avenue. NJ Transit Bus 186 provides access to the Dwight-Englewood School campus.

For more information about transportation or pick-up times, contact a D-E 360° SC Team Member in the D-E 360° SC Office at 201-227-3144 or e-mail us at summerprograms@d-e.org.

Meet & greet our team, see our campus:
Join us Fridays, 11:30 AM.

Call 201-227-3144 or Email de360info@d-e.org.

More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
01 Jun

Classes & Programs are filling quickly! Hurry, register today to secure your seat: de360.d-e.org


Join us this summer

Summer 2017 begins June 26!

Sample Offerings include:

Scholars and Academic Enrichment (Grades 5-12)

  • Advancement Classes for credit in Math, Science, and Creative Writing
  • College Test Prep with CATES

Enrichment (Grades 5-9)

  • Cooking
  • Media Production
  • Sports/Athletics

Immersives (Grades 2-12)

  • STEM Challenge
  • Chess
  • Fencing
  • Hip Hop
  • Tennis

Bus Transportation available to many NJ communities and Manhattan! Click here or see below for details.

Bus transportation to D-E 360° SC is offered as a weekly service. The cost per student per week for pick up and drop off is $195 per student. There will be bus routes in both New Jersey and New York, including Manhattan in the following communities:

  • Ridgewood/Glen Rock

    River Edge

    Englewood

    Door-to-Door

  • Closter

    Cresskill

    Tenafly

    Door-to-Door

  • Woodcliff Lake

    Old Tappan

    Door-to-Door

  • Regional Service:

    Hoboken

    Weehawken

    Pick Up & Drop Off at the following locations:

    • 1st stop Washington & 15th, Hoboken
    • 2nd stop Port Imperial Blvd & Harbor Blvd., Weehawken
  • NYC

    Students can elect to take public transportation. From New York City, students can take the A subway line to 175th Street and transfer to the GWB Bus Station located at 4211 Broadway, between 178th & 179th Streets and Fort Washington Avenue. NJ Transit Bus 186 provides access to the Dwight-Englewood School campus.

For more information about transportation or pick-up times, contact a D-E 360° SC Team Member in the D-E 360° SC Office at 201-227-3144 or e-mail us at summerprograms@d-e.org.

Meet & greet our team, see our campus:
Join us Fridays, 11:30 AM.

Call 201-227-3144 or Email de360info@d-e.org.

More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
25 May

Classes & Programs are filling quickly! Register online by June 1 to secure your seat: de360.d-e.org.


Join us this summer

Sample Offerings include:

Scholars and Academic Enrichment (Grades 5-12)

  • Advancement Classes for credit in Math, Science, and Creative Writing
  • College Test Prep with CATES

Enrichment (Grades 5-9)

  • Cooking
  • Media Production
  • Sports/Athletics

Immersives (Grades 2-12)

  • STEM Challenge
  • Chess
  • Fencing
  • Hip Hop
  • Tennis

Bus Transportation available to many NJ communities and Manhattan! Click here or see below for details.

Bus transportation to D-E 360° SC is offered as a weekly service. The cost per student per week for pick up and drop off is $195 per student. There will be bus routes in both New Jersey and New York, including Manhattan in the following communities:

  • Ridgewood/Glen RockRiver EdgeEnglewood

    Door-to-Door

  • ClosterCresskillTenafly

    Door-to-Door

  • Woodcliff LakeOld TappanDoor-to-Door
  • Regional Service:HobokenWeehawken

    Pick Up & Drop Off at the following locations:

    • 1st stop Washington & 15th, Hoboken
    • 2nd stop Port Imperial Blvd & Harbor Blvd., Weehawken
  • NYCStudents can elect to take public transportation. From New York City, students can take the A subway line to 175th Street and transfer to the GWB Bus Station located at 4211 Broadway, between 178th & 179th Streets and Fort Washington Avenue. NJ Transit Bus 186 provides access to the Dwight-Englewood School campus.

For more information about transportation or pick-up times, contact a D-E 360° SC Team Member in the D-E 360° SC Office at 201-227-3144 or e-mail us at summerprograms@d-e.org.

Meet & greet our team, see our campus:
Join us Fridays, 11:30 AM.

Call 201-227-3144 or Email de360info@d-e.org.

More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
18 May

Classes & Programs are filling quickly! Register online by June 1 to secure your seat


Join us this summer

Sample Offerings include:

Scholars and Academic Enrichment (Grades 5-12)

  • Advancement Classes for credit in Math, Science, and Creative Writing
  • College Test Prep with CATES

Enrichment (Grades 5-9)

  • Cooking
  • Media Production
  • Sports/Athletics

Immersives (Grades 2-12)

  • STEM Challenge
  • Chess
  • Fencing
  • Hip Hop
  • Tennis

Meet & greet our team, see our campus:
Join us Fridays, 11:30 AM.

Call 201-227-3144 or Email de360info@d-e.org.

More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
11 May

Meet our Faculty and Staff, eager for Summer 2017 to begin!


Join us this summer

Discoveries & Adventures and Junior Summer Day Camp
(for Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4)

Director Lisa Brown has over 21 years of experience in both public and private schools in New York City and New Jersey. She has worked and taught children from preschool to high school and served as a member of the School Improvement Panel, as well as, Coordinator of the Gifted and Talented Program. Her greatest inspirations are her 100 year old grandmother and 2 sons, Xavier and Jelani.

Assistant Director Stacey Carella earned a B.S. in Special Education/Elementary Education from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. She continued her education and received an M.A. in Educational Technology from New Jersey City University. During the academic school year, Stacy is employed at Nellie K. Parker Elementary School in Hackensack, New Jersey, where she has taught Kindergarten since 2006. Stacey’s motto is: “Live, Love, Laugh!”

Enrichment

Matt Larrowe, D-E Middle School Science teacher, is helping to lead this summer’s “A La Carte” enrichment program for campers in Grades 5-12. Cooking, Media Production, Sports/Athletics, STEM and Visual Arts are just a sampling of our Enrichment offerings. Click here to learn more.

Scholars

Advancement Physics teacher Gary Kapilevich joins our STEM teaching team for Scholars this Summer 2017. Scholars is for campers in Grades 9-12, designed to build confidence in academic areas and college test preparation, and in many cases offer advanced course credit. Click here to learn more.

Immersives

Durkan Fencing Academy co-founder Patrick Durkan and Olympics athlete/trainer Tsolak Gevorkian are just two of the exceptional instructors teaching our “Immersives” program this Summer 2017. Chess, Hip Hop, Mixed Media and more for campers in Grades 2-12. Click here to learn more.

Meet & greet our team, see our campus:
Join us Fridays, 11:30 AM.

Call 201-227-3144 or Email de360info@d-e.org.

More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
05 May

Discoveries & Adventures and Junior Summer Day Camp (for Preschool – Grade 4)


Join us this summer

Learn Boldly and explore the Habitats of the World with D-E 360° Summer Connections!

Our Summer 2017 program kicks-off with a fun-tastic field trip to Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills. Campers will experience nature with outdoor artistic pursuits, flower planting, honey tastings, and more. Learn more at: http://de360.d-e.org/summer/discoveries-and-adventures/

Find us this weekend!

From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!

Meet & greet our team, see our campus:
Join us Fridays, 11:30 AM.

Call 201-227-3144 or Email de360info@d-e.org.

More About Summer Connections

28 Apr

Scholars Program

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Scholars program for Grades 9-12 in English, Math, Science, CATES Test Prep & more.

Build confidence for Fall 2017, and earn course credits. Improve college placement test taking skills.

Missed our Spring 2017 Summer Open House Events?
Meet & greet our team, see our campus:
Join us Fridays, 11:30 AM.

Call 201-227-3144 or Email de360info@d-e.org.

More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
21 Apr

Join us this summer

Choose and Create Your Ideal Summer!
Enrichment Courses in arts, cooking, sports, STEM, and more, for Grades 5-12! Click here

Summer Connections Tours available Fridays, 11:30 AM. Email de360.d-e.org to schedule.

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Intensive “Immersives” for Grades 2-12
July 5-7, 2017

Dive deep into Arts (including Hip Hop, Mixed Media, and Musical Theatre); Sports (including Fencing, Fit U” 3-Day Challenge, and Tennis with Team Tsolak); and more! with our Immersive offerings. Special programs in session during the July 4 Holiday week.

Click here for details or visit de360.d-e.org/immersives.

Durkan Fencing

More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
07 Apr

Choose and Create Your Ideal Summer!


Join us this summer

Enrichment Courses in arts, cooking, sports, STEM, and more, for Grades 5-12! Click here

Summer Connections Tours available Fridays, 11:30 AM. Email de360.d-e.org to schedule.

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String Society

Learn, create and perform… jump start your musical summer with String Society 2017. For exceptional string musicians Grades 5-12. Limited space still available! For String Society Audition information Email de360info@d-e.org.

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More About Summer Connections


Discoveries & Adventures & Junior Day Camp: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4

Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!


Habitats of the World

Summer Fun!
24 Mar

Learn boldly with D-E 360° Summer Connections this Summer 2017!

Join us this summer

Sports offerings for Grades 1-12 with leading national and international competitive trainers!

Tennis Academy with Tsolak Gevorkian, founder/director of TAG International Management, Inc. Gevorkian is formerly a player and captain for the Armenia Davis Cup Team, involved in international competition from 1996 – 2005.

Basketball Academy with T2S Basketball’s Larry Umaña. Learn basketball efficiency through fundamentals, footwork and muscle memory repetition through innovative drills. Umaña has more than 15 years experience in coaching, training, and teaching and is a former Division 1 competitive athlete.

Fencing Academy with Patrick Durkan, founder/director of Durkan Fencing Academy. For the past 32 years Durkan has represented the USA in all levels of fencing, including being a part of the Cadet, Junior, and Senior National Teams. As a student athlete, Durkan competed at Regis High School in New York City where he won the New Jersey State Championship and at Columbia where he was a four time All-American.

More About Summer Connections

Discoveries & Adventures: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4
Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!

Habitats of the World
Summer Fun!
17 Mar

Learn boldly with D-E 360° Scholars this Summer 2017

Learn boldly with D-E 360° Scholars this Summer 2017

Build confidence for placement tests and advanced courses!

  • Scholars classes offer credit-bearing advancement courses in English, Math, and Science.
  • NEW! CATES ACT 36: A 60 hour, two-part prep experience for students taking the ACT in Fall 2017. Offered in partnership with Chris Ajemian (CATES Tutoring), an innovator in standardized test prep.

Summer Connections is:

Discoveries & Adventures: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4
Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!

Habitats of the World
Summer Fun!
09 Mar

String Society 2017 jump start your musical summer

Join us this summer

Learn, create, perform… and jump start your musical summer with String Society!
June 26-30, 2017

A summer day camp program for exceptional string musicians Grades 5-12

Now in its 10th year, String Society is a fun filled week of musical magic, offering an immersive, intensive opportunity to explore gems of the string orchestra repertoire while being introduced to music by living composers.

  • Hurry, limited space still available! Click here to register.
  • Click here to view String Society’s Co-Director Diego Garcia conducting the D-E Upper School Orchestra

Summer Connections is:

Discoveries & Adventures: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4
Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!

Habitats of the World
Summer Fun!

You are listening to String Society’s Director Diego Garcia conducting the D-E Upper School Orchestra

01 Mar

Learn Boldly with D-E 360° Summer Connections 2017!

Join us this summer

Enrichment and Immersive STEM Offerings: Grades 5-12
Enjoy “a la carte” weekly more intensive 1-,2- and 3-week offerings in STEM, from Meteorology and Model Rocketry to and STEM Challenge and Coding with Raspberry Pi. Taught by expert faculty, with many courses in the beautiful new $20 million Hajjar STEM Center.

Discoveries & Adventures: Preschool (age 3) – Grade 4
Explore Habitats of the World! From the arctic and the desert to the rainforest and wetlands, our youngest campers will learn hands-on about biology, ecology, the environment, and why animals live where they do!

Habitats of the World
Summer Fun!
18 Jul

Traffic Updates: Week of 7/18 – 7/22/16

July 18, 2016

Dear Summer Connections Families,

Thank you for your patience this morning. We regret the unexpected construction on E. Palisade Ave. has made a significant impact on local traffic patterns with drop-off this morning at Summer Connections entering and exiting the D-E campus. We were NOT notified of the construction on E. Palisade Ave. prior to this morning; otherwise, we would have made every attempt to contact you to minimize the stress of drop-off. We have just been informed that this construction will be ongoing through Friday, 7/22.

 Here is information that will be helpful to you for Drop-off and Pick-up;

  • You will be allowed to enter the campus from either Lincoln Street or N. Woodland Street.
  • Instructions for Drop-Off and Pick-Up are noted below. We strongly advise that you give yourself extra time for Drop-off and Pick-up. Please see below for specific instructions.  
  • Traffic flow once on campus has also changed as a result of this construction. Click here for the Traffic Flow Map.

Please note we strongly discourage drop-off and pick-up of children on the public streets including N. Woodland, Lincoln, and Walnut Streets.  The safety of our students is our utmost priority; crossing busy streets to enter campus during morning hours in particular is a concern.

Drop-off / Pick-up for Preschool – Grade 4 campers

  • Enter from Lincoln Street Security Gate at 81 Lincoln Street, via Walnut Street.
  • Drop-off and Pick-up will be at the Lincoln Street Exit Gate, located near Mr. Rocky’s Field.
  • At Drop-off, teachers and staff will meet you at the Exit Gate, unload your child(ren) from your car and walk your child(ren) down the driveway to Drapkin Hall.  Please do not get out of your car.
  • At Pick-up, teachers and staff will wait with your child(ren) at Mr. Rocky’s Field and bring your child(ren) to your car.
  • Exit via Lincoln Street Exit Gate.  You must make a right turn onto Lincoln Street; no left turns will be permitted due to construction.  E. Palisade Ave. is closed to all traffic.
  • Remember always to have your car tag in the window.

Drop-off / Pick-up for Grades 5-12 campers

  • Traffic patterns have changed, please follow all directions from staff and personnel.
  • Enter the campus from either N. Woodland or Lincoln Streets via Walnut Street.
  • Drop-off and Pick-up your child(ren) in the upper parking lot(s). At both Drop-off and Pick-up, Staff will guide campers to and from your car.  Please do not get out of your car.
  • Exit via the internal campus connector road to Lincoln Street Security Gate. You must make a right turn onto Lincoln Street; no left turns will be permitted due to construction.  E. Palisade Ave. is closed to all traffic

Soccer Academy: > Drop-off / Pick-Up should take place at Graham Field.

AfterCare

  • Will be held in the Drapkin Hall Gym.
  • Park your car in the lot below the Hajjar STEM Center and Swartley Gallery.
  • Walk down to Drapkin Hall to pick up your child(ren).
  • Exit via the Lincoln Street Exit Gate. You must make a right turn onto Lincoln Street; no left turns will be permitted due to construction.  East Palisade Ave. is closed to all traffic.

Text Messaging We would like to be in touch with you via our Text Messaging System. You will need to log into your Campsite Parent Dashboard to opt-in for the Text Messaging service.  This will allow us to give you updated traffic reports in a timely manner.

Again, your patience at this time is greatly appreciated.

Questions may be directed to 201-227-3144. Visit our website at de360.d-e.org for additional information.

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28 Jun

Welcome to D-E Summer Connections’ Discoveries and Adventures 2016!

Yesterday morning Adventures campers participated in Spirit Challenge by Team Makers who visited our campus for an exciting morning. Leadership, sportsmanship, and teamwork were the themes on this first official day of camp.

This Summer’s Theme: Summer Olympics 2016

Dear Discoveries and Adventures Families,

Welcome to Summer Connections (SC) 2016! We are looking forward to an exciting and engaging summer full of fun and exploration! Our faculty and staff are eager to meet our newest campers and welcome back our SC family. We hope to make your child’s transition into the summer program a smooth one. Below are some things to keep in mind to make this transition as smooth as possible. This summer will be filled with adventures in art, music, movement, sports, culture, and memories for years to come! We can’t wait to get started!

Warmest regards,

Mrs. Simone` Aynilian, Director of Lower School and Adventures Program

Mrs. Stacy Carela, Director of Discoveries and After-Care

Groups

  •  Information on teachers and specific group names are listed below. Scroll down for weekly updates from each one.

Discoveries

Group Name Teacher
Red Miss Rachel Shin
Yellow Mr. Tim Coyne
Blue Mr. Matt McQuillen

 

Adventures

Group Name Teacher
Group 1 Mrs. Tricia Fiore
Group 2 Miss Jenevieve Chimento
Group 3 Miss Suhna Pi
Group 4 Miss Melanie Markarian
Group 5 Mrs. Meg Muller
Group 6 Mr. Dave Pomeroy

Access to Lower School

For the safety of all of our campers and staff, we ask families and friends of families to refrain from entering the school building during the camp day. We will regularly host events for families to join us on campus.

If access to Lower School is necessary, please park your car in a regular parking spot and walk down to the Lower School. Enter the Lower School by crossing the bridge and sign in at the Lower School Main Office. Visors must wait in the posted “Parent Waiting Area.”

Drop-Off and Dismissal / Pick-Up

Morning:

  • Supervised care begins at 8:15 AM.
  • Our camp day begins at 8:30 AM.
  • Drop-off and pick-up take place in front of the Lower School.
  • Please do not drop off before 8:15 AM.

Afternoon:

  • Please do not exit your vehicle.
  • Discoveries dismissal begins at 3:00 PM.
  • Adventures dismissal begins at 3:15 PM.
  • Students not picked up by 3:30 PM will be assigned to After-Care in the Cafeteria. (Charges will apply.)

Procedures:

  • Maintain a single file car line to the right. 
  • Do not exit your car. A faculty or staff member will escort your child to your car and assist him/her in and out of your car from the passenger side. (Please arrange seating in your vehicle to accommodate these procedures.)
  • The left lane must be kept clear for vehicles exiting campus.
  • A car tag will be sent home with your child. Please indicate the child’s family name and group number on the car tag and display it in the windshield of passenger side.
  • The driveway is a one way.
  • Parking is prohibited in Lower School driveway. Please click here for a campus map.
  • Please review all procedures with the person who is responsible for picking up and dropping off your child.

Thank you, in advance, for your patience and understanding as families get adjusted to our pick-up and drop-off procedures.

Medical/Physical Forms

  • Forms must be up to date, completed, and submitted to the SC Office by the time your child arrives on campus.
  • All forms are necessary, even if you child attends D-E during the school year.
  • If you child requires medication during the day, please indicate that on the medical forms and hand medicine directly to our Health Director, Mr. Greiben Agramonte or the Lower School Nurse, Ms. Holly Alasio. Do not send any medication to camp with your child.

What to Bring

  • Every day: Sunscreen, sneakers, water bottle, extra set of clothing, a book for Siesta.
  • Water Play Days: Beach towel, bathing suit, water shoes, extra set of clothing.
  • Trip Days (Wednesdays): SC Blue Shirt
  • Do not bring electronics, money, valuables, or toys to camp. We will not be held responsible for lost or damaged personal property.

Lunch

  • Discoveries: Lunch may be purchased for $45 per week, $9 per day.

All campers are welcome to bring lunch and/or snack from home.

  • Adventures: Lunch is provided daily for Adventures campers only. On field trip days, a bag lunch is provided. If you choose to send a lunch from home, please use disposable containers on trip days.

Lockers

  • Discoveries: Cubbies are provided for Discoveries campers. They may store their Rest items, Water Play items, and any other personal items in their cubbies. They must be cleaned out each Friday, even if a camper is returning the following week.
  • Adventures: Lockers are provided in the Lower School for Adventures campers. They may store their Water Play items, Siesta book, sunscreen, and other personal items in their lockers. They must be cleaned out each Friday, even if a camper is returning the following week.

 Camp Store

  • Please visit our Camp Store locations in the Library and the Klein Campus Center after camp hours with your child if you would like to purchase any souvenirs.
  • Additional SC Blue Shirts are also available for purchase for $12 in the Lower School Office.

Communication

  • Email adventures@d-e.org if your child will be late, absent, or leaving early.
  • Choice classes, spirit events, parent showcases, and other exciting events will be included here in our summer notes e-newsletter. Program updates, group announcements, and photos will be posted as well! Visit http://summer.d-e.org
  • Prior to the start of camp, you may contact us at summerprograms@d-e.org or adventures@d-e.org
  • To reach us by phone:
Program Phone Number
Adventures & Discoveries 201-227-3144, option1
Enrichment & Scholars 201-227-3144, option 3
After-Care 201-290-0287
Director of Health 201-227-3144, option 2

 

Please do not hesitate contacting us with any questions or concerns. We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Mrs. Simone` Aynilian

Director of Lower School Programs

Summer Connections

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27 Jun

Discoveries

by Mrs. Stacy Carela:

Welcome! Here’s helpful information for our first week!

  • “DE Dismissal Sign”-Attached to the welcome letter, each family will receive a neon dismissal sign.  These signs will be placed on the passenger side dashboard of the cars during dismissal.  This will expedite pick-up and help identify Discoveries Campers versus Adventures.  If you would like to include the children’s names on the signs, you can write their names somewhere on the front of the card.
  • Water-Play will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016
  • On Water Play days, send children already dressed in their bathing suits and covered with sun block.
  • Send a change of dry clothes for them to change into afterward.

 

27 Jun

Discoveries: Art

by Ms. Robin Lehovitis:

  • Welcome! You gotta have art!

    • First week we will be familiarizing the campers about the elements of Art and what it means to be an Artist.
    • We will start to sharpen our eyes by practicing shapes and coloring. We will focus on the circle. And look at how other artists use them in their work.
    • We will culminate the week discussing and drawing the Olympic rings.
27 Jun

Discoveries: Red Group

by Ms. Rachel Shin:

We are thrilled to kick off the first week of Discoveries at Summer Connections!

  • We will get to know one another and our daily routines so that all of our friends are comfortable and happy to begin our summer adventure.
  • Making connections with our theme for the week, Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics, we will be exploring the values of a team and the importance of sportsmanship.
  • We will learn how to play and work together to create a positive and collaborative atmosphere while having a fun time with our friends. Get ready for an exciting week at Discoveries!
27 Jun

Discoveries: Yellow Group

by Mr. Tim Coyne:

Welcome to our first week! Here’s what’s happening:

  • We will be using the three Olympic values to help build classroom and discoveries communities
  • We will think and talk about what each of the values – friendship excellence and respect – look in sound like in the Olympics and in our camp setting
  • We will be using books such as – Have You Filled a Bucket Today: A Guide to Daily Happiness by Carol McCloud and One by Kathryn Otoshi – to facilitate our making sense of the values
  • Camp and the Olympics are also about being outdoors and participating in physical activities, so we will be outside exercising, running, jumping, throwing and so much more.  We will also use the book Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus to help us learn about and practice sportsmanship and the idea that we all have different talents, but we can all practice to get better and grow.