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Summer Notes 6/30

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A Week in Review

This week our D-E 360° Summer Connections Enrichment campers became Exquisite French Café Chefs, Amazing Actors, Funky Rhythm and Beat Drummers, Yoga Yogi Bears and so much more! Scholars embarked on courses that will help them build confidence and gain credit for future academic work. And our Immersives campers enjoyed intensive work in STEM, the visual arts, fencing, and more. String Society celebrated its 10th anniversary year; the program will culminate in a Grand Finale Concert on Friday, June 30 at 3:00 PM in Hajjar Auditorium (see below). For details, more photos, and registration information on all these exciting explorations visit us at d-e360.d-e.org/summer.

Enjoy This Week’s Friday Showcase Events!

(Friday, June 30, 2017)

String Society is having its Grand Finale performance in the Hajjar Auditorium, at 3:00 PM. Visit www.d-e.org/news for details. Free admission; all ages welcome and encouraged to attend!

  • Enrichment Theater class presents: ”The Day the Crayons Quit” on Friday at 10 AM in Leggett Hall Room 111.
  • Enrichment Art class show in Swartley, Second Floor Studios at 10:40 AM.
  • Enrichment Model Rocketry at Graham Field at 11:15 AM.
  • Enrichment Funky Rhythm and Beats performs on Friday at 11:40 AM & 12:10 PM in Klein Campus Center Room 124
  • Acting class presents “Peggy the Pint Sized Pirate and Touched by an Alien” at 11:30 AM in Leggett Room 111
  • Make ‘Em Laugh presents “The Forgotten Project” on Friday at 11:30 PM in Leggett Hall Room 111.
  • Discoveries Showcase starts at 2:15 PM. Adventures Showcase start at 2:45 PM. Both Showcases are in the Amphitheater behind Lower School.

A Day in The Life of a Summer Connections Camper


This week in Volleyball, campers learned how to serve and volley.


Tennis was a blast; campers learned how to hit forehands and backhands, and how to serve.

Bon Appétit!

 Our French Chefs made a delectable omelet and a delightful French onion soup.


Campers kicked off the summer right by refining their shooting, defensive, and dribbling skills.

Blast Off!

Campers prepared their rockets for lift off on Friday.

Adventures Week 1 Highlights

Adventures campers had a great week learning about our week’s “Habitats of the World” topic, “The Secret Lives of Bees”.  Each day campers learned about the world of bees through research, art, literature, and song.  Our trip to Greenwood Garden allowed us to view real beekeepers at work. Click here or go to http://de360.d-e.org/summer/discoveries-and-adventures/ for details on each of our Groups’ activities this past week!

Discoveries Week 1 Highlights

Welcome to Discoveries! On our first day of camp, the Red, Yellow and Blue Group all came together as a family during our morning meeting.  Morning meeting is an engaging way to start each day, build a strong sense of community, and set children up for success socially and academically. The campers and teachers each greeted each other and shared information about our topic for the week, “The Secret Lives of Bees”. Click here or go to http://de360.d-e.org/summer/discoveries-and-adventures/ for details on each of our Groups’ activities this past week!

Junior Campers Week 1 Highlights

The Junior Campers had fun meeting new friends this first week of camp! We enjoyed eating lunch like the “big kids” in the cafeteria, did a little moving & grooving and some yoga. On Wednesday we had water play. They LOVED playing in the sprinklers and the slip–and-slide. We even learned a little Spanish with Senora Harrison! Click here or go to http://de360.d-e.org/summer/discoveries-and-adventures/ for more details on Junior Campers’ activities this past week!

Looking Ahead:
D-E 360° Summer Connections 2017 Week 2

(July 2 – 5, 2017)

We are SO excited for the next week! Enrichment campers can look forward to the flollowing:

  • Fit U, a Three-Day Fitness Challenge
  • Coding with Raspberry Pie
  • Media Production
  • Sports Field Trip

Limited space is still available in many Enrichment courses! Visit de360.d-e.org/summer to register online.

Discoveries & Adventures campers will enjoy learning about Wetlands of the World! For details click here or visit http://de360.d-e.org/summer/discoveries-and-adventures/

Yum: What’s for lunch?

Visit our FAQ Page for weekly Menus for our campers! Breakfast and snack items also available for all campers in Grades 4-12.

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!

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