Acorns (ages 3.5-4) & Sprouts (ages 4-5)

Campers explore the session theme through creative, hands-on activities.  They participate in art, music, drama, storytelling, creative movement and weekly water play.  Depending on the theme of the week, campers will either take a field trip or an entertaining and educational presentation will be held at Evergreen. Acorn and Sprout campers enjoy free swim and play time at a pool once a week. There is a shallow pool for these age groups. Strong swimmers can choose to take a test and enjoy a larger pool. Children must be at least 3.5 years old by June 1 to be an Acorn. Napping is available. Children must be potty trained.

Acorns

Hours: 8:30am -3:00pm (Early Care & Extended Day options)

8:30am -12:00pm (Half day option) (Early Care option)

Program Fee:

Full Day: $325/session

Half Day: $195/session

Sprouts

Hours: 8:30am -3:00pm (Early Care & Extended Day options)

Program Fee:

Full Day: $325/session

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Camp Questions? Email Stephanie Ugol or call 301-942-5979 x101.

Session Descriptions:

 

Session 1: June 19—July 23 Mardi Gras Week!

Explore a child’s version of Mardi Gras, including king cakes, swamp water, beads, masks and more! This week will be full of sparkle, color and creativity! Campers will learn about the holiday and New Orleans as they prepare for a parade! ** MCPS students – In the event of contingency days, this week may be prorated.

Session 2: June 26—June 30  Infinity & Beyond Week!

Blast off in a whimsical rocket, build a Mars-ready rover and try not to fall into black hole! Little astronauts will learn about outer space through crafts, stories and imaginative play.

Session 3*: July  3, 5 —7 Red White Blue Week!

Campers will celebrate our 50 states through crafts, snack-making, shaving cream fireworks and star-spangled slime. Mad Science presents a safe and spectacular workshop, with indoor fireworks! *No camp July 4, 20% discount.

Session 4: July 10—14 Backyard Exploration Week!

Pollinators, planting and pinwheels! Discover the amazing plants and animals right outside our backdoors! Join us for some adventures in science, nature-inspired crafts and recycle-mania!

Session 5: July 17—21 Animal Planet Week!

Pandas, pythons, peacocks– oh, my! Learn fascinating facts about animals from far and wide through crafts, games and an Animals Around the World presentation by Critters and Conservation.

Session 6: July 24—28 Jurassic World Week!

Journey back in time to the days of the dinosaurs! Dig up some dinos, create fossils and save these amazing creatures from the ice age! We’ll have a presentation by paleontologist, Dr. Peter Franz, and an Ancient Animal Ancestors presentation by Critters and Conservation.

Session 7: July 31-August 4 Circus Week!

Cotton-candy play dough, crazy games and clowns! Campers will enjoy a puppet show and workshop with Fizzical Fairytales. This colorful week will end with our own unique circus!

Session 8: August 7—11 Seuss—out Week!

Come tiptoe through the truffula trees, build a cat’s hat and try to balance 10 apples on top during this Seuss-inspired week! We will read at least one of these amazing books each day. Campers will write and illustrate their own books.

Session 9: August 14—18 Aloha Week! 

We’re cruising to paradise island to see volcanoes, do a little limbo dancing, eat tropical fruit and prepare for a luau! Grab your sunglasses, sunscreen and surfboard – and watch out for sharks! ** Closed at 3pm on August 18th.

 

 

 

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