Summer Programs

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 2, 2019

2019 Summer Programs

 

June 24, 2019 – August 23, 2019 (Closed 4th of July)

Our program is located at the Windsor Discovery Center & Montessori School in the Milo W. Peck building. It has a large gym and numerous large classrooms that facilitate grouping of children by age and interest. There are two fenced in playscapes, a soccer field, and 44 acres of wooded areas and nature trails including a ropes challenge course. We offer summer programs for children 18 months to 10 years old. Elementary programs available for children entering Kindergarten through fifth grade.

Currently enrolled families have priority registration.  External registration is on a first come first serve basis after March 2, 2019.

Toddler Montessori Summer Program

The toddler Montessori summer program is designed for children 18 to 36 months of age.  This 1/2 day program will run from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm, Monday through Friday in two-week sessions from June 24th through August 16th. Please understand there are only 8 spots available each session. This toddler program includes a different theme every session with different focus areas music; creative arts; cooking; and outdoor adventures. Weather permitting, the summer program will also be engaged in water play at every opportunity. Currently enrolled families have priority registration.  External registration is on a first come first serve basis after March 2, 2019.

SESSION 1 June 24 – July 5, 2019 Art Appreciation

SESSION 2 July 8-July 19, 2019 Transportation

SESSION 3 July 22-August 2, 2019 Zoo Animals

 SESSION 4 August 5-August 16, 2019 Nature & Camping

Cost: $350 Per Session

Weekly Themes

 

Registration Forms

Preschool Summer Program

The Preschool summer program is a recreational and educational based program revolving around weekly themes for children ages 3-4 and fully potty trained. The program will operate from June 24th through August 23rd and will have two types of options; Monday through Friday for a full day, 6:45am-5: 30 pm, or Monday through Friday for a half day 8:30 am- 12:00 pm. The summer enrollment is available in one-week increments.  The program will participate in a variety of internal and external field trips.  Weather permitting, the children will engage in water play each week.  Currently enrolled families have priority registration.  External registration is on a first come first serve basis after March 2, 2019.

COST:   1/2 day $165 per week (8:30 am – 12:00 pm)

               Full day $290 per week (6:45 am – 5:30 pm)

 Registration Forms       Weekly Themes

June 24 – June 28     Things that Go Week    

July 1 – July 5 (Closed July 4th)    Gardening Week

July 8 – July 12    Camping Out Week 

July 15 – July 19    Picnic Week  

July 22 – 26    Ocean and Beach Week

July 29 – August 2    Fun and Fitness Week

August 5 – August 9    Wacky Water Week  

August 12 – 16    Favorite Authors Week 

August 19 – 23    Community Helpers Week –

Elementary Summer Programs

The nine-week theme based elementary summer programs are specifically designed for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade.  The programs are divided into three groups, Kindergarten-First Grades, Second-Third Grades and Fourth – Fifth grades. The programs will operate from June 24th through August 23rd, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.  Extended hours are also available from 6:45 am- 5:30 pm. Parents have the option of signing up for any number of weeks.

All of these programs will travel to a Windsor Community Pool (2-3 days per week), as well as weekly field trips. Our programs are theme based with loads of activities based on the children’s interests.

Cost per week:

  • Full Day Option (8:30 am- 4:30 pm) $240 (includes weekly field trip fee)
  • Extended Day Option (6:45 am- 5:30 pm) $260 (Includes  weekly field trip fee)

Activities for Elementary Programs

  •  Adventure Activities *
  • Archery (4th – 5th Grade)
  • Organized non-competitive games
  • Weekly field trips (Additional Fee is required for each trip)
  • Swimming – 2 – 3 Times Per Week
  • Arts & Crafts / Science / Nature
  • Cooking Activities
  • Dance Instruction
  • Community Service Projects (4th – 5th Grade)
  • Yoga / Aerobics
  • Science activities

* such as the ROPES challenge course used to promote team building, trust, and cooperative play.

Summer Program Registration Forms  

Additional Information

  • All Summer Programs will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th.
  • Please return the registration form with the weeks of attendance indicated.
  • All summer program fees must be paid in full upon registration.
  • Each summer program will have a maximum capacity of 20 children per group unless specifically noted. Spaces are limited and will be on a first come basis.
  • Every family is required to pay a $25 registration fee per child.
  • Every child must have a current yearly physical with a copy of the updated information sent to us with their registration information.

Kindergarten & First Graders

Children must be 5 Years of age to attend this program.

The K-1 Summer program is available for children ages 5 and 6.

Each week will consist of a different theme such as; Pirates,  Sports, Science Exploration, Happy Birthday America, Cooking, Nature, Animals-Land, and Sea,  and final week for a Summer Celebration!

Weekly Themes    

2nd Through 3rd Grade Summer Program

The 2nd-3rd grade Summer program is available for children ages 7-8.

This summer’s theme will be Minecraft, which will be explored through a variety of books. We will connect age-appropriate daily activities to a weekly field trip. We will balance structure and unstructured times during the day, including quiet/summer reading packet session in the afternoon.

 

Weekly Themes    

4th through 5th Graders

This program is available for children ages 9-10 and will have weekly themes developed by the children with the teacher.

Some examples could be Party In The U.S.A., Amazing Race, Fun in the Sun, Bring Back Backyard Classics, Summer Olympics, You’ve Got Talent and Survivor. The 4th-5th Program will additionally have archery throughout the summer. This summer program will also have weekly field trips for an additional fee.

Weekly Themes