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Summer Camp

The Dewey School offers a nature-based summer camp experience for children ages 4 years 8 months - 10 years of age. Chose one, two, or all four of the week long sessions (8am - 3pm) designed to strengthen a love for nature and learning through play. 

 

Each day will provide opportunities to connect with nature, build friendships, and strengthen our knowledge of the world around us through a hands-on learning approach.  Our daily adventures take place on 700 acres of forest at the Canterbury Shaker Village with activities including fort building, whittling, free-form art, exploration of stream and ponds, nature games, mindful moments, music, and more. 

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Our Camp Day

Just like our preschool program we believe that limited interruption of the children's work is essential to their learning and exploration therefore our time is ish-time at Summer Camp allowing for shifts in our day as needed.

8:00am: Arrival & Welcome

9:00am: Good Morning Song & Morning Meeting

9:30am: Snack 

10:00am: Adventure Time

12:00am: Storytime, Yoga, and Group Activities

12:30am: Lunch

1:00pm: Mindfulness, Reflection and Rest

1:30pm: Digging Deeper, Daily work & Strengthening Skills

2:30pm: Closing Meeting, Clean Up & Goodbyes

3:00pm: Pickup

We are offering 4 camp sessions for 2024.

Session A: 7/8 - 7/12

Session B: 7/15 - 7/19

Session C: 7/22 - 7/26

Session D: 7/29 - 8/2

Please note that your child must be 4 years 8 months old by the session start date to attend summer camp.  

Tuition per session

Dewey Children enrolled in the 2023-2024 School Year - $265/wk

All other children - $275/wk

Tuition Assistance Opportunity

If you would like to learn more about financial assistance opportunities specifically for summer camp check out this opportunity with Rekindling Curiosity by clicking on the logo!

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Please complete a registration form for EACH child attending camp and email to Alexis Matthews-Cheney.

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