Do you love your doll and spend time dreaming of new ways to style and accessorize? Do you and your friends dream up new worlds with your dolls, creating tea parties, going to the beach, or catching the great new movie in the theaters? If so, this camp is for you. Make accessories, read stories, and learn all about the history of American Girl dolls. In this camp, you will design and build your own doll house using boxes and reclaimed materials, and you will find new, inventive ways to make accessories and enhance your doll’s fashion. Don’t have an American Girl doll of your own? Don’t worry! Any doll will do in this popular returning program, so join now!
This program is a service provided for parents who require extended care for children, rising Prekindergarten through Grade 5, before and after regular Summer Programs hours. The exceptional staff plans outdoor play, craft projects, and much more each day. Before and After Care is available for the duration of our Summer at the Cape schedule, beginning on Monday, June 5th and ending on Friday, August 11th. An afternoon snack is provided for the campers. All children must be toilet trained.
Before Care: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Tuition: $50/week
After Care: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Tuition: $65/week
Before & After Care: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. & 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Tuition: $100/week
This one-week camp teaches young dancers about dance terminology, beginning technique, and introduces them to the fun and exciting world of dance! The camp includes ballet, tap, and jazz. Dancers will also enjoy a daily dance education time during which they learn about additional dance styles, read exciting dance stories, and watch amazing dance videos. The last day of the camp will include a short dance performance. Ballet and tap shoes required.
Dates: June 18 - 22 Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon Ages: Rising Grades Prekindergarten, Kindergarten, and Transition Director: Mrs. Jennifer Hazelwood, email@example.com Tuition: $175
Travel back in time to the Mesozoic Era where we will explore the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous time periods. We will dig deep into our study as we become paleontologists and discover different species of dinosaurs. Campers will experiment with hands-on activities such as building a volcano and excavating to uncover dinosaur fossils. Snacks, games, and reading material will offer campers a time to indulge in all things dinosaur. Join us for this “roaring” good time.
Little Dolphins Day Camp: For Children 3 and 4 Years Old (Prekindergarten)
Sandfiddlers Day Camp: For Children 5 and 6 Years Old (Rising Kindergarten and 1st Grade)
The Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers Camps are flexible in that a parent can choose either a half-day or a full-day program. The Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers Camps focus on a different and exciting theme each week, and many of the daily activities will reflect the week’s theme. Campers will participate in a variety of activities in the morning, including swimming two times per week, visual arts, science, reading, mathematics, and creative play. Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers swim lessons take place at the Seatack Recreation Center on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Parents may elect for children not to participate in the swim instruction program. In the afternoons, campers will take a nap and enjoy playground time and free play. Campers must bring a bathing suit, pool shoes, and a towel clearly marked with the child’s name. All students will also need to bring a change of clothes for their return from the pool. A snack will be provided in the mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
Children enrolled in morning or afternoon specialty programs may join the Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers Camps. Please note that if joining the Little Dolphins Camp only for the afternoon session, there will be a nap during that time. All children must be toilet trained.
DAY CAMPS FOR AGES 7 - 11
Dolphins Day Camp: For Children 7 and 8 Years Old (Rising 2nd and 3rd Grade)
Sharks Day Camp: For Children 9 - 11 Years Old (Rising 4th - 6th Grade)
The Dolphins and Sharks Camps offer a wide range of experiences for the student who really wants to explore, and they are flexible in that a parent can choose either a half-day or full-day program. Dolphins and Sharks Camps will focus on a different and exciting theme each week, and many of the daily activities will reflect the week’s theme. Daily activities might include art, cooking lessons, athletic games, exploring with science, and more. Campers also receive swim instruction at the Great Neck Recreation Center on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Campers must bring a bathing suit, pool shoes, and a towel clearly marked with the child’s name each day. A snack will be provided in the mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
Dates: June 6 - August 10 Full Day Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuition - Full Day: $295 per week (lunch included)
Half Day Morning Times: 9:00 a.m. - noon Half Day Afternoon Times: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Tuition - Half Day: $195 per week
Take to the air with Skye, learn safety with Chase and Marshall, engineer with Rubble and Rocky, and explore the outdoors with Tracker and Zuma! Campers will love learning all about the jobs of their favorite Paw Patrol characters in this fun, hands-on camp. Join us for an exciting week of Paw Patrol adventures!
Give your imagination a boost with tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: cities, garbage trucks, catamarans, and dinosaurs. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.?
Dates: July 2 - 6 (No Camp - Wednesday, July 4) Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon Ages: Rising Kindergarten - Grade 2 Director: Mr. Ian Phillips, firstname.lastname@example.org Tuition: $165
The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects such as LEGO X-Wings, R2 units, energy catapults, defense turrets, and settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire!
Dates: June 18 - 22 Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon Ages: Rising Kindergarten - Grade 2 Director: Mr. Ian Phillips, email@example.com Tuition: $185
Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as a motorized Creeper, a portal to the Nether, and a moving Minecart! Create your favorite Minecraft objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. Whether you are new to Minecraft and LEGO materials or a seasoned veteran, you'll be hooked on the endless creative possibilities.
Dates: July 16 - 20 Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon Ages: Rising Kindergarten - Grade 2 Director: Mr. Ian Phillips, firstname.lastname@example.org Tuition: $185
Okay so we won’t be in your backyard but this camp will be full of good old fashion backyard fun! We will make mud pies, mix up rainbow slime, and design butterfly feeders! We will finish up the week with a fun scavenger hunt. This will be a week of science, games, and art that you won’t want to miss!
Dinosaurs, everyone’s favorite extinct species! We will mix up a batch of dinosaur teeth, hatch eggs, and go on a one of a kind dinosaur dig using a chemical reaction. We will work on creating a mini prehistoric model throughout the week and learn fun facts about these fascinating creatures.
Get ready to explore this great big beautiful planet earth! We will dive into the oceans currents, make suncatchers using recycled cups, create coffee fossils, and make super cool tie-dye Earth shirts. Our STEM Earthquake lab promises to shake things up! If you love this planet as much as I do, this is the camp for you!
What’s more fascinating than the great beyond? We will explore the solar system as we conduct science and art labs inspired by outer space. We will stargaze, go on moonwalks, and launch rocket ships! Keep an eye out for any asteroids soaring through space and get ready for a fun, out-of-this-world week! With so much to explore, there are endless things to learn. If you explored with us last year, join us again for all new art and science labs including new additions to our space room!
If you missed out last year on this fun adventurous camp it’s not too late to get the training you need to earn your Super Spy Status! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to explore glow-in-the-dark science, go on scavenger hunts, and decode clues that lead to top secret messages! Get those spy decoding notebooks out and be ready for some secret agent spy training as we sneak through obstacle courses and use our observation skills to figure out clues to a top secret mystery! Sorry we can only reveal this all new mystery to campers with their special agent IDs.
Science is fun all by itself but add some silly themes like Trolls and Frozen and it gets even more fun! Each day we will be inspired by a fun movie theme. We will grow troll hair, rescue treasures from frozen structures, and explore toy making inspired by Toy Story. We will create some silly art too!
Let there be slime! By far slime is the most requested science experiment I am asked to do year round! What’s not fun about slime? It’s slimy, stretching, sometimes bouncy, and the coolest polymer around! Each day we will explore a different type based on a fun theme. We will do some cool art labs inspired by the day’s theme too! So no need to ask if we are going to do slime today, because we definitely will!
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Kryptonite Slime! If you love everything superhero, this is the camp for you. This year we will design and create our own superheroes inspired by our favorites! Join us as we design capes, mask, and conduct all new superhero inspired labs. Calling all boys and girls, we need your super powers! A superhero has lost something valuable and we need heroes to save the day!
The classic volcano experiment has always been a favorite! Children love to explode things and see them erupt and we will put this classic experiment to the test. This year each camper will build an individual volcano that they will be able to erupt over and over again! We will build a large group volcano that we will erupt twice this year using a heated reaction and the classic Mento/Coke reaction! Along with testing out various reactions on our volcanos, we will play games, create art, and learn about some real active volcanoes! Sign up today for an explosive good time!
Get ready to perform task that will lead to daily treasures! New and classic daily themes including safari, outer space, Pokemon and pirates will keep us busy solving puzzles, experimenting, and collecting treasures. We will discover treasures in our science labs and campers will design their own treasure chest to keep their treasures safe. Let’s get exploring!
Join the Sylvan staff for an exciting new program where students will be introduced to four common simple machines: gears, pulleys, levers, and wheels and axles. They will work with a partner following LEGO instructions to build and experiment with actual simple machines. Join now as space is limited!