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Toddler and Preschool ~ Summer Camp Classes

Daycroft Discovery Days — Toddler & Preschool summer camps 

 

Have your Daycroft toddler or preschool-age child join us, in play-based summer camp activities ranging from art and culture to
music and activity-based games.  Our main goal is to provide summer care in a COVID-safe, healthy environment
where your child can explore, discover, investigate, create— and even learn a little too!

Toddler Summer Camp

  • Toddler Ages:  15 – 33 Months
  • Toddler Summer Camp registration will be open to all current toddler students exclusively and their contracted 2022-2023 siblings through April 3, 2022
  • Beginning April 4th, contracted toddlers for the 2022 – 2023 Daycroft school year that do not have current siblings will have the opportunity to register, if space allows.
  • Daycroft's Toddler Summer Camp is NOT open to the public.
  • Current Daycroft Toddlers enrolled in Fall, 2022 Preschool may register for Toddler Summer Camps through June ONLY
  • Daycroft's Toddler Summer Camps will be limited to 8 students
  • A one-time registration fee of $25 per camper will be added to each order to cover credit card fees, t-shirts & pizza lunches
  • ALL Toddler Summer Camp Registration MUST be done via email to michelem@daycroft.org and families will be invoiced for payment.
  • A Toddler Summer Camp spot is not secured until payment is received.

Preschool Summer Camp

  • Preschool Ages:  33 months to age 4
  • ALL Preschool summer camp students must be toilet-trained to take part 
  • Please note:  Students entering Young 5 or Kindergarten in the Fall, 2022 should register for the Y5/Elementary Camps
  • Daycroft's Preschool Summer Camp is open to the public
  • Non-Daycroft Preschool Students are required to register for a minimum of two weeks
  • A one-time registration fee of $25 per camper will be added to each order to cover credit card fees, t-shirts & pizza lunches
  • Preschool Summer Camps will be limited to 20 students

Toddler & Preschool Campers

All Toddler & Preschool Camps will take place at our beautiful Daycroft School campus — 1095 N. Zeeb Road — Ann Arbor
Summer Camps are offered Monday – Friday as either Half-day Mornings — 9:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. or Full Day — 9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Morning Drop-off for both Toddler & Preschool Campers is from 8:45 to 9:00 a.m.
Half Day Pick-up is from 12:00 to 12:15 p.m.  —  Full Day Pick-up is from 4:00 to 4:15 p.m.

Take advantage of the early registration discount for Summer Camp classes! 
A one-time registration fee of $25 per camper will be added to each order to cover credit card fees, t-shirts & pizza lunches.
The price for our Toddler & Preschool classes currently reflect this discount.
After April 3rd, 2022, prices will increase by $20 per class.

Please provide a healthy, substantial snack for your camper each day and a water bottle, clearly labeled with your child's name.
Sunscreen, swimsuits & towels for sprinkler fun and any extra clothing and hats should also be clearly labeled with your child's name.
*Please apply sunscreen to your child before camp.*

A reminder email will be sent the week before your child is to attend camp. 
Attached to this email will be forms for COVID-safe guidelines, permissions, immunizations and emergency contact information.
Students will not be allowed to attend camp without these forms on file. 

Lunch & Recess will occur between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Monday through Thursday:  Please provide a sack lunch that does not require warming for your camper. 
Every Friday:  All campers will enjoy a cheese pizza & popsicle lunch which is included in the cost of camp. 
You may also bring a sack lunch on Friday if you would prefer your child not have pizza.
*Please remember to label your child's lunch with their name.*

There are NO refunds after May 1st, 2022 but credit will be given for another week of camp in 2022 if space is available. 
However, should Daycroft's camps be canceled due to a Coronavirus Mandate, a 100% refund will be issued.

Week 1 – June 13 – 17 

Toddler — Down On the Farm 
Enrich your language skills and enjoy the sights and sounds of farm animals through songs, rhymes, counting activities and books. 
Join the fun as we build a fence for the horse, match the baby animals with their mothers and experience what it’s like to be
“Down On the Farm”.  Limited to 8 students
1/2 day toddler $300 - full day toddler $450
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist 

Preschool — We've Got the Beat
Strike up the band as we create musical instruments, learn new songs and listen to music from various genres. Join in the fun as we
make music, create rhythmic patterns and share the joy of music with our friends.  Limited to 20 students
1/2 day preschool $260 - full day preschool - $360
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Week 2 – June 20 – 24

Toddler — Don't Bug Me!
Caterpillars, butterflies and exploring nature are just a few of the discoveries our toddlers will make during this week of insect matching, bug sorting and bug counting games.  Make a bug catcher, investigate fossils and discover the life cycle of a butterfly as we have fun exploring the wonders of nature.  Limited to 8 students
1/2 day toddler - $300 - full day toddler $450
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist 

Preschool — Imagination Station
Be creative with different mediums, and design and construct daily art projects that will stretch the imagination and encourage creativity.  Learn to appreciate different types of art and explore artists and their techniques while trying to apply them to daily projects.  Limited to
20 students
1/2 day preschool $260 - full day preschool - $360
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Week 3 – June 27 – July 1

Toddler — Underwater Exploration
Dive deep into the underwater world of the ocean through songs, rhymes and finger play puppetry.  Let your senses lead the way exploring seashells, oceanic mystery bags and putting your toes in the sand.  Wear your swimsuit on Friday as we may just get a little wet in this fun week of underwater exploration.  Limited to 8 students
1/2 day toddler - $300 - full day toddler $450
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Preschool - If I Ran the Zoo
Uncover the natural habitats of zoo animals, explore your favorites, and craft your way through a week of animal loving activities.  Visit a zoo virtually and learn that polar bears have black skin but see-through fur and many other fun animal facts!  Limited to 20 students
1/2 day preschool $260 - full day preschool - $360
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

 

Happy Fourth of July!  No camps offered July 4 – 8

 

 

Week 4 – July 11 – 15

Toddler — Farmer's Market
Let’s harvest our way through the week from the Daycroft garden beds and enjoy making fresh treats.  Sample fresh fruits and vegetables that support healthy eating and have fun planting an herb too!  Limited to 8 students
1/2 day toddler - $300 - full day toddler $450
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Preschool — Dinosaur Detectives
Calling all paleontologists! Discover the lives of dinosaurs and their relatives alive today. Travel back in time to the Mesozoic Era, work with real fossils and come face-to-face with modern-day dinosaurs through crafts and an excavation!  Limited to 20 students
1/2 day preschool $260 - full day preschool - $360
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Week 5 – July 18 – 22

Toddler — Budding Artists
Put on an art smock and get ready to experiment with mark-making through a variety of materials. Explore the work of famous artists from history and discover how natural elements from our surroundings can be incorporated into artwork!  Limited to 8 students
1/2 day toddler - $300 - full day toddler $450
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Preschool — Out of This World!
The sky’s the limit during this week of fun in outer space.  Become an astronaut and explore the galaxies in our solar system. Launch a rocket, make some space food, and spend the week “Out of This World!”  Limited to 20 students
1/2 day preschool $260 - full day preschool - $360
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Week 6 – July 25 – 29

Toddler — Tell Me a Story
Gather ‘round for a week of creative stories and make-believe. Learn the process of telling a story and develop cooperation through shared imaginative play activities.  Limited to 8 students
1/2 day toddler - $300 - full day toddler $450
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Preschool — Splashtopia
Summertime means HOT but “splish splashing” in water makes HOT, so much better!  Bring your swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, hat and an extra set of clothes and join us for a week of “splish splashing” activities — including summer crafts, sand and games.  Limited to 20 students
1/2 day preschool $260 - full day preschool - $360
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Week 7 – August 1 – 5

Toddler — Let's Go On Safari
Join the expedition on safari to the African Savanna; home to the largest land mammal, the African Elephant! Wild animal sounds, the tropical grassland habitat and paws or footprints are just a few of the sights and sounds to observe on our adventure.  Limited to 8 students
1/2 day toddler - $300 - full day toddler $450
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Preschool — Creative Scientists
Jump into this “hands-on” experience of discovery and experimentation.  Build a volcano, make a lava lamp, and even learn how to make yogurt!  This week is filled with science and loads of “hands-on” fun!  Limited to 20 students
1/2 day preschool $260 - full day preschool - $360
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Week 8 – August 8 – 12

Toddler — Tropical Paradise
Welcome to blue skies, sunshine, tropical gardens and sand!  Listen to Hawaiian music and dance the Hula.  Listen for the ocean in seashells and discover the inside of a coconut. Our tropical paradise wouldn’t be complete without sampling some tropical fruit!  Limited to 8 students
Early Bird Discount:  1/2 day toddler $280 — full day toddler $430 — After April 3:  1/2 day toddler - $300 - full day toddler $450
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

Preschool — The Peaceful Playground
Relax and take a moment to be mindful of the surrounding beauty. Find inner peace through yoga, music, dance and cooperative play.  Develop your fine and gross motor skills and exercise your mind and body while having fun in this week of shared cooperative learning.  Limited to 20 students
1/2 day preschool $260 - full day preschool - $360
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please email michelem@daycroft.org to be placed on the waitlist

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