05 Aug

Adventures: Group 1

by Ms. Kate Augustus

Team USA!

  • During the week of August 8, Adventures Group 1 campers will learn more about the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio that will start this weekend! We will watch clips from the Opening Ceremony and discuss which countries are participating.
  • In addition, campers will explore the sporting events that will take place and the athletes that will compete for the gold for Team USA!
29 Jul

Adventures: Group 1

by Ms. Kate Augustus

Exploring Future Olympic Games!

  • During the week of August 1, our Adventures Group 1 campers will explore both the Paralympics and the winter Olympics!
  • We also look forward to learning about when and where future Olympics will take place, and the different athletes and events that will be  involved.
21 Jul

Adventures: Group 1

by Mrs. Tricia Fiore

Athletes, Flags, All Around the World!

  • During the week of July 25, our Adventures: Group 1 campers will explore the continents by learning specifically about Olympics athletes from these areas, and their traditions.
  • We also look forward to exploring the colors, designs and symbols of various flags from countries within the continents of Africa, Europe, the Americas, Australia and Asia.
14 Jul

Adventures: Group 1

by Mrs. Tricia Fiore

Campers Search for Inspiration!

  • During the week of July 18 our Adventures: Group 1 campers will learn about supreme athletes and what it takes to be an Olympian, including hearing about inspirational stories about famous athletes, and thinking and discussing  what inspires them!
  • We also will be preparing for the Showcase on Friday, July 22, which will demonstrate what we have learned and continue to learn about Olympic traditions.
07 Jul

Adventures: Group 1

by Mrs. Tricia Fiore 

Hands-on Parthenons!

  • During the week of July 11, our Adventures: Group 1 campers will learn all about the history of the Olympics and the culture and life of ancient Greece, by creating “parthenons” with various arts and crafts materials.
  • Our campers will also be learning all about Greek gods and goddesses, through the telling of stories from Greek mythology!
27 Jun

Adventures

by Mrs. Simone` Aynilian:

Olympics Skills Challenge this week to kick off our summer!

  • Activities, challenges, games. Leadership, sportsmanship, team spirit on Leggett Field.
  • Trip to High Exposure Action Adventure on Wednesday, June 29. Sporting facility with obstacles high off and low to the ground. Builds strength and courage and develops friendship and teamwork. Online waiver must be filled out in order for campers to participate. https://app.rockgympro.com/tablet/highexposureclimbing
  • Theme Thursday: Thursday, June 30- Culture Day! Wear something to show your pride for your culture or heritage!
27 Jun

Adventures: Art

by Ms. Amanda Wilson

Adventures in art await!

  • Campers will learn about line, shape, color and symbols in art.
  • They will create an Olympics ring poster with printmaking techniques and paint.
  • They will also make an art journal; which they will work on the weeks they are here.
  • They will be using washable paint the first two weeks they are here. Make sure they are wearing suitable clothing.
27 Jun

Adventures: Cooking/Spanish/Drama

by Ms. Sandra Buritica: 

Bienvenidos to our first week of SC 2016!

  • Students will learn and sing the “Greetings of the Day Song” in Spanish. (Buenos Dias, Buenas Tardes, Buenas Noches).
  • Students will learn how to count up to 15 in Spanish.
  • Students will learn how to say “My name is in Spanish” (Mi nombres).
  • Students will learn about the Brazilian Flag, where the Summer Olympics are taking place.
  • I’ll read The Little Red Hen in Spanish and we will discuss the characters and learn their names in Spanish: La Gallina, El Perro, El Gato, y El Pato.
  • Students will learn how to bake bread and make connections to the story: La Gallinita Roja
  • Students will take turns introducing themselves as the characters in the story.
27 Jun

Adventures: Exploratorium

 by Ms. Doran Muus:

Science Comes Alive in the Exploratorium

Next week we will look forward to the following adventures:

  • Build & examine a skeleton with a large floor puzzle
  • Color & make wearable paper model of an arm bone
  • Color & make wearable paper model of a spine
  • Color & make wearable paper model of hands and finger bones
  • Measure our arm and leg bones
  • Make & attach a model of muscles to arm bone
  • Make model of a brain using Playdoh
27 Jun

Adventures: Group 1

by Mrs. Tricia Fiore:

Campers get familiar with the campus!

  • Campers will get to know each other through fun games and activities. We will start and end each day with a group meeting focusing on building community with the campers.
  • We will learn fun facts about the history of the Olympics.
  • We will learn about Olympic symbols and values through arts and crafts.
  • Campers will spend time on the playgrounds and walking throughout the campus.

    Tip: Please make sure your camper has comfortable walking shoes!