A Summer Of Fun, Exploration, & Adventure

Exciting Camp Experiences Filled With Learning, Creativity, & Lasting Memories

Summer Camp Program | K - 6 grade | Serving the Greater Owatonna, MN Area

Welcome to our 12 week summer camp

Dates

June 8 - August 28

Times

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Before and after camp supervision provided from 5:45 am - 9:00 am and 3:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Ages

K-6th Grade

Generally 5 yrs.-12 yrs. this includes children that will enter Kindergarten in September

Summer Camp Runs From June 6th – August 26th 2022

Discover, New, Fun, & Exciting Themes Each Week!

Week 1 | June 6

The Amusing Dr. Seuss

“When beetles fight these battles in a bottle with their paddles, and the bottle’s on a poodle and the poodle’s eating noodles…they call this a muddle puddle tweetle poodle beetle noodle bottle paddle battle.”—Fox in Socks

 Oh, the places you’ll go! Your child kicks off summer in whimsical style as they explore the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss through art, science, engineering projects, and a ton of fun, whacky books!

 

Week 2 | June 13

Frolicking In The Forest

“It’s spiderwebs and dogwood trees, a muddy trail, a blue-green breeze. A nest, a leaf, a sycamore trunk. A whiff of pine, a hint of skunk.”—A Whiff of Pine, A Hint of Skunk: A Forest of Poems 

This week your little camper heads out to explore the wonders of the forest! They learn just how amazing the deciduous forest really is through nature walks, science experiments, natural art projects, and so much more.

 

Week 3 | June 20

Journey Back To Greece

“The level of our success is limited only by our imagination, and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.”—Aesop’s Fable 

It’s an exciting week as your little one climbs into their time machine to return to Ancient Greece! They discover the arts and culture in Ancient Greece and Rome and participate in their own Olympic Games!

 

Week 4 | June 27

3…….2…....1…….Blast Off!

“Space is for everybody. It’s not just for a few people in science or math, or for a select group of astronauts.”—Christa McAuliffe 

Your little camper hops on their spaceship and sets their sights on some out-of-this-world learning! They feel the rush as they blast off into space, launch rockets, explore planets, and create wild intergalactic art.

 

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Week 5 | July 5

Celebrating America

“My country, ‘tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing.”—My Country, ‘Tis of Thee 

What is America? How did it become its own country? Your camper celebrates their nation’s birthday by learning all about it, making fireworks, and creating red, white, and blue Fourth-of-July art.

 

Week 6 | July 11

Goin’ For A Deep Dive!

“The Urchin spiny. The Sardine tiny. The Mackerel shiny. The Shrimp briny.”—In the Sea 

Your child heads underwater to learn about our beautiful oceans, explore its many slippery and slimy creatures—and even make some of their own! Curious to know why an octopus doesn’t have bones? Dive in!

 

Week 7 | July 18

Exploring The Arctic

“Seals slurp. Buntings trill. Whales chirp. Ravens shrill. Wolves howl. Walrus roar. Bears growl. Lemmings snore. Listen, child, Owls whoooooooo, perhaps the wild is calling you!”—Polar Bear, Arctic Hare: Poems of the Frozen North.  

Bundle up for winter in July—your little one’s going on a trip to the Arctic! How fun is it to build in the frigid cold and experiment with ice smack dab in the middle of summer?

 

Week 8 | July 25

Express Your Inner Artist

“Every child is an artist.”—Pablo Picasso 

Everyone gets creative this week as your camper learns about art. They discover well-known and almost-unknown artists while creating masterpieces just like them while exploring other hidden talents and hobbies.

 

Week 9 | August 1

Journey Back To Egypt

“Climb aboard the riverboat! We’re sailing down the Nile. We’ll hike to Giza’s pyramids in just a little while.” – We’re Sailing Down the Nile: A Journey through Egypt 

Back to the time machine! Your camper heads to Ancient Egyptian civilization, where there’s lots to learn, build, create, design, and investigate. Pyramids, pharaohs, mummies, and tombs—oh my! Fun fact: Ancient Egyptians loved playing board games!

 

Week 10 | August 8

Super Sleuths & Dashing Detectives

“It’s elementary, my dear Watson!”—Sherlock Holmes 

Welcome to the world of detective work! Your camper learns what detectives do and how they work while practicing some keen observation skills of their own.  And who knows—they may just have a camp mystery to solve!

 

Week 11 | August 15-19th

It’s A Barnyard Extravaganza

“Old MacDonald had a farm, E I E I O. And on that farm, he had some…”—Old MacDonald 

What’s going on at the barn this week? Your little farmer experiments, plants, cooks, creates art, and ends the week with a good old-fashioned country hoedown for a rootin-tootin good time!

 

Week 12 | August 22

Running Through Rainforests

“…and the rainforest grew all around, all around; the rainforest grew all around.”—The Rainforest Grew All Around 

This week your child travels through the colorful world of the Amazon rainforest! They create art, explore the ecosystem, and learn about some of the many crazy animals in the rainforest! How long do YOU think a lemur’s tail is?

 

schedule

9:00 - 9:15 AM

Devotion Dive In

9:15 - 10:30 AM

Blow off some S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Get on the Brain Train (Math & Literacy)

11:00 - 11:15 AM

Recess

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Power Play (Sports, Games, Adventures, Water Play & More)

1:30 - 2:30 PM

Chillin’ with my Chums (Board Games, Stories, Movies & More)

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Snack

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