Junior Summer Day Camp (ages 3, 4, and 5)

D-E 360 ° Summer Connections (SC) Junior Summer Day Camp (for ages 3, 4 & 5): 

$275/week (Week 2, July 2-6 , 2018: $185)

  • Week 1 (June 26, 27, 28)
  • Week 2 (July 3 & 5)
  • Week 3 (July 10, 11, 12)
  • Week 4 (July 17, 18, 19)
  • Week 5 (July 24, 25, 26)
  • Week 6 (July 31Aug 1 & 2)

This program is designed to offer preschool families seeking a partial day program and introduction to a full summer day camp experience. With a schedule that is centered around a three-day model, from 9:00 – 1:00, we offer preschoolers an opportunity to grow up with us. We want to wow them each and every week they’re here—and leave them looking forward to Summer Connections in the future. That’s why each group’s schedule contains a balance of major program areas—sports, indoor gym for wet weather, outdoor adventure, gardening, and water play.  They will participate in numerous other activities around camp, utilizing the full breadth and depth of our D-E campus.

  • The price of special events are included, as are snacks and daily hot lunch.
  • Junior Summer Day Camp participants must be potty trained.
  • We require interested families to commit to a minimum of three weeks participation.
  • Enrollment is limited to 36 campers (12 per group).

A Special Message for our Enrolled Families: Welcome! 

Dear Junior Summer Day Camp Families,

Welcome to Summer Connections 2018!  We are looking forward to an exciting summer filled with adventure, learning, and exploration.  We hope to make the children’s transition into the summer program a smooth one. Below are some things to keep in mind to help make this summer the most enjoyable one yet!  

This Summer’s Theme: Passports Around the World

Drop-Off and Dismissal:

  • Drop-Off begins at 9:00 a.m. Dismissal for Junior Summer Camp is at 1:00 p.m.
  • Stay in your cars at all times; the children will be delivered to your vehicle.

Health & Medical Forms: Make sure all your required Health & Medical Forms are completed. To access and complete these required Health & Medical Forms please LogIn to the D-E360° Summer Connections Campbrain system: click here. Forms must be up to date, completed, and submitted online or to the D-E ° SC Office by the time your child arrives for camp. All forms are necessary, even if your child attends D-E during the school year. If your child requires medication during the day, please indicate that on the medical forms that must be signed by your child’s physician. Do not send any medication to camp with your child.   If your child requires medication during the day, please indicate that on the medical forms and hand medicine in its original packaging directly to our Lower School Nurse, Ms. Nateka Brewton. Do not send any medication to camp with your child.

Wednesday Water Play:

  • On Water Play days, send children already dressed in their bathing suits and covered with sun block.  Also, water shoes should be worn.
  • Send a change of dry clothes for campers to change into afterwards.

Snack/Lunch:

  • Snack and lunch will be provided each day.   
  • Please inform teachers of any food allergies/also please be sure to list food allergies in your health information.

What Campers Will Need:

  • Extra tops, bottoms, socks, underwear, shoes.
  • Bathing suit, sunblock, water shoes, towel.
  • Each child will be given a locker, where he/she may keep any of these items.

Summer Birthdays:

  • Families are welcome to send in a treat with children if they celebrate a summer birthday.  Please let a teacher know ahead of time.

Contact Information:

  • Mrs. Stacy Carela- carels@d-e.org  
  • Lower School Office- 201.569.9500 (Ext. 7608)

Construction & Building/Bridge(s) Maintenance:

Please note that D-E School construction and building/ bridge(s) maintenance work projects are underway this Summer 2018. Parents/guardians are asked to please pay careful attention in particular during Drop-off and Pick-up for traffic flow changes that may occur as a result. For a campus map click here or see right.

Junior Summer Day Camp SAMPLE Schedule

 

Time

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

*Theme
Thursday!!

9:00-9:30 AM

Junior Summer Camp Arrival

Snack & a
Story

Junior Summer
Camp Arrival

Snack & a
Story

Junior Summer
Camp Arrival

Snack & a
Story

9:30-10:00 AM

Red: Yoga

Yellow: Bodies in Motion

Blue: Adventures in Art

Red: Exploratorium

Yellow: Yoga

Blue: Adventures in Art

Red: Yoga

Yellow: Bodies in Motion

Blue: Adventures in Art

10:00-10:30 AM

Red: Bodies in Motion

Yellow: Adventures in Art

Blue: Yoga

Red: Yoga

Yellow: Adventures in Art

Blue: Exploratorium

Red: Bodies in Motion

Yellow: Adventures in Art

Blue: Yoga

10:30-11:00 AM

Red: Adventures in Art

Yellow: Yoga

Blue: Bodies in Motion

Red: Adventures in Art

Yellow: Exploratorium

Blue: Yoga

Red: Adventures in Art

Yellow: Yoga

Blue: Bodies in Motion

11:00-11:30 AM

Playground-Yellow & Blue

Lunch-Red

Playground-Yellow & Blue

Lunch-Red

Playground-Yellow & Blue

Lunch-Red

11:30-12:00 PM

Playground-Red

Lunch-Yellow & Blue

Playground-Red

Lunch-Yellow & Blue

Playground-Red

Lunch-Yellow & Blue

12:00-12:45 PM

All
Groups:  ITI

All Groups:

Water Play!

All
Groups:  ITI

12:45-1:00 PM

Junior Summer Camp Closing
Circle/Pack Up/Dismissal

Junior Summer Camp Closing
Circle/Pack Up/Dismissal

Junior Summer Camp Closing
Circle/Pack Up/Dismissal

Notes:

Theme Thursday: U.S.A Spirit
Day!  Show your American pride by
wearing RED, WHITE and BLUE! 

*ITI-Interdisciplinary Theme
Instruction

Presenter:  Harry Singer (All about Rocks)