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Early Childhood-Preschool Camps

Daycroft Discovery Days — Preschool camps 

 

Have your preschool-age child join us, in play-based Summer Camp activities ranging from art and science to sports and games.
Our main goal:  to provide summer care in a safe, healthy environment where your child can run, jump, laugh and sing
— and even learn a little too.  Your child must be toilet-trained to take part. 
All Preschool Camps will take place at Daycroft School — 1095 N. Zeeb Road — Ann Arbor

All Preschool Camps are offered as either half-day mornings — 8:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. or full day — 8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.

Preschool Ages:  33 months to age 4
*Young 5 and Students entering Kindergarten should register for the Elementary Camps*
Non-Daycroft Preschool Students are required to register for a minimum of two weeks.

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 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 two forms for 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:  Send a sack lunch that does not require warming for your camper. 
Every Friday:  All campers will enjoy a cheese pizza, lemonade & 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.*

After-care will be provided from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. for an additional fee.
Please provide a healthy snack for your child to eat during the after-care hour.
The 5:00 p.m. pick-up time will be strictly enforced. 
Additional fees at the rate of $5 per 15 minute, per child will be billed if chronic tardiness occurs. 
The after-care fee is per week, no matter how many days it is used.

Half-Day Camp Tuition — $200 per week
Drop-off:  8:00 - 8:15 a.m. and pick-up:  12:15 - 12:30 p.m.

Full-Day Camp Tuition — $275 per week
Drop-off:  8:00 - 8:15 a.m. and pick-up:  3:45 - 4:00 p.m.

After-care Fee — $25 per week
After-care will be provided from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Week 1 – June 8 – 12
Make It! Take It!
Instructor:  Deb Samar & Kavita Gupta
Grade level:   Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

Love to create with your hands? Make It! Take It! is the perfect place for letting those creative juices flow!  Spend the week making projects like popsicle stick bird houses or feeders and tie-dye shirts! We'll have bundles of fun and be creative too with Make It! Take It! activities!
Half day:  $200     Full day:   $275
 

Week 2 – June 15 - 19
Tiny Chefs
Instructor:  Deb Samar & Kavita Gupta
Grade level:  Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

Cooking is a great way for children to develop independence and learn new skills too!  Join the Tiny Chefs for a week of fun in the kitchen!  Students will learn some fun recipes, like monkey bread and homemade salsa, practice safe kitchen skills and snack on their goodies too!  
Half day:  $200     Full day:  $275

Week 3 – June 22 – 26
Budding Zoologists
Instructor:  Deb Samar & Dave Willoughby
Grade level:  Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

Explore the world of pond life!  Put on your herpetologist hat and explore the world of amphibians including frogs, toads, and salamanders.  Watch tadpoles while learning the life cycle of amphibians.  Identify the sounds of different frogs and toads.  Look at aquatic invertebrates and have fun with pond life art projects!
Half day:  $200     Full day:  $275

Happy Fourth of July!  No camps offered June 29 - July 3 

Week 4 – July 6 - 10
Space Exploration — The Sky's the Limit!
Instructor:  Payal Shah & Dave Willoughby
Grade level:  Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

3...2...1... BLAST OFF!  The sky's the limit with this week of space exploration!  Calling all astronomers and star gazers to explore the planets, stars and far-away galaxies for this "Out of This World" summer camp adventure!  
Half day:  $200     Full day:  $275

Week 5 – July 13 - 17
Animal Kingdom Exploration
Instructor:  Payal Shah & Kavita Gupta
Grade level:  Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

Trek in the desert, explore the jungle, play in the barnyard, and brave the Arctic cold!  Spot and explore the different animals in each of these regions and craft a furry friend to bring home too!
Half day:  $200     Full day:  $275

 Week 6 – July 20 - 24
Famous Artists Around the World
Instructor:  Payal Shah & Mary Howden
Grade level:  Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

Explore famous works of art and artists — preschool style!  Learn to paint in the styles of Monet and Michelangelo, and investigate different artists and how they created their paintings.  Replicate pieces of art from different countries around the world! 
Half day:  $200     Full day:  $275

 Week 7 – July 27 – 31
Musical Memories
Instructor:  Mary Howden & Payal Shah
Grade level:  Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

Have a child that loves to dance or play their own tunes?  Spend the week learning songs, dancing, and making instruments!  Explore how different cultures include music in their lives.  
Half day:  $200     Full day:  $275

Week 8 – August 3 - 7
Under the Sea
Instructor:  Mary Howden & Arthi Krishnamoorthy
Grade level:  Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

Come explore the ocean with "Baby Shark", "The Little Mermaid" and many more, as we sing and craft our way Under the Sea!  
Half day:  $200     Full day:  $275

Week 9 – August 10 – 14
Voyagers Across the Globe 
Instructor:  Dave Willoughby & Arthi Krishnamoorthy
Grade level:  Preschool — Half day and Full day  **maximum 20 students

Every living thing has a habitat!  Through story, art, song and animals we will explore the desert, polar regions and forests and become talented traveling voyagers across the globe, in a quest to discover the habitats or these regions.
Half day:  $200     Full day:  $275

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