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Weekly Themes

Ages 5- to 12-years old

Summer day camps at the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center put fun into your child’s summertime and allow parents to continue to work on their own educational, career, and family-related goals.

Each program engages, educates, and entertains through hands-on activities provided in a safe, caring environment where students feel free to explore.

Weekly themes chase away school-year doldrums by helping students test the boundaries of their knowledge, discover fascinating facts and new areas of interest while realizing their learning potential and making life-long friends.

Day Camp 2018 Weekly Schedule: 


Camp Dates

Camp Theme

Brief Camp Description

June 18-22

Bead Mania

Campers will keep their hands and minds busy as they dream up art projects involving any and all sorts of Beads!  They will practice lacing skills, design their own own jewelry, and create shaped key chains all while using various beads and stringing methods.

June 25-29

Once Upon A Time ...

Campers will put on their thinking caps as they write their own original story, and then add their own illustrations. The story will be turned into a book and then campers will have the opportunity to visit other classrooms and read their story to the younger children at the end of the week. 

July 2-6*

America’s Unsung Heroes*

*CLC will be closed Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day

Celebrate the lesser known soldiers of the American Revolution, the African-American Patriots. Campers will celebrate their independence as they learn about those unsung heroes who helped make it possible.

 July 9-13

Sip and Create

Campers will get their creative juices flowing as they work on their own canvas painting while sipping on sparkling water or juice. Their masterpieces will be put together and prominently displayed in the CLC lobby at the end of the week.

 

July 16-20

 CLC Food Truck

Campers will create favorite snacks for the younger classrooms in the center and deliver their delicious treats food truck/cart style. The younger classrooms will create their own money and use that to purchase the treats from the campers.

July 23-27

Plush Pals Forever (PPFs)

Prepare to be crafty! Campers will spend the week designing and creating their very own Plush Pal (stuffed animal or pillow) that they can keep and cherish forever. Each camper will be supplied with their very own sewing kit, filled with everything that they need to make this first sewing project a success!

July 30-Aug. 3

 Prehistoric Adventures

Imagine treasure hunting – prehistoric style! Campers will go back in time to create their own prehistoric artifacts such as caveman paintings and dinosaur bones. These prehistoric artifacts will then be placed around campus with clues. Once all the artifacts have been collected, campers will be lead to their next big discovery – a new, even bigger artifact!

August 6-10

Space Invaders

Campers are going to turn their classroom into outer space – complete with a rocket ship, planets, and stars! They will then open up their Outer Space exhibit for exploration by the younger classrooms.

August 13-17

Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Campers will put all of their creative skills to use as they work together with other campers to write their own story, make their own puppets and props, and then end the week with a Puppet Show Finale for the center!

August 20-24 

CLC Rocks CSM

Rocks are Everywhere! Campers will be joining in the efforts spun off from the Kindness Rock project by designing and painting their own rocks and placing them throughout the campus for others to notice or pick-up and enjoy. Campers will then also be given the opportunity to design and paint a rock or stepping stone for their own home garden to keep and enjoy!

August 27-31**

CLC Big Top Circus**

**CLC will be closed Friday, August 31st for a Staff Professional Day

Campers will host the CLC Big Top Circus to help everyone at the CLC bid farewell to summer. They will spend the week creating a variety of circus themed games and activities for all CLC campers to enjoy. They will then lead the CLC in a costume parade and open the circus activities to end the week.

 

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