Minnieland at Southpoint Announces Summer Camp Activities

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Week of June 20- June 24 - A Hero’s Adventure

Campers will create their own Superhero personas and begin to create their own classroom cities. They will be setting the scene for the rest of our summer.

  • Monday – Welcome to Camp
  • Tuesday: - Design your own superhero capes
  • Wednesday – Blasting away with air rockets
  • Thursday – Dress like a Superhero Day
  • Friday – Camp Kick Off Party

Week of June 27-July 1 – Ready, Set, Go!

  • This weeks journey takes us around the world to various countries and the campers will get to create their own means of transportation to get there. We will be traveling to Old Mill Park where we will be on the hunt for different ways of getting around.
  • Monday – Pool Day
  • Tuesday – Field Trip: Old Mill Park
  • Wednesday – Pool Day / MUD DAY!
  • Thursday – Racing our balloon powered cars
  • Friday – Around the World Scavenger Hunt

Week of July 4 - July 8 – We Rock!

Bring out your inner geologist! We will be getting down and dirty to explore fossils, geodes, and gems. We will be headed to Monroe Park to experience a day in the life of a gold miner. We can’t wait to see what gems the campers find!

  • Monday – School Closed for July 4th
  • Tuesday – Field Trip: Monroe Park Gold Mining
  • Wednesday – Pool Day
  • Thursday – Making our own fossils
  • Friday – Cooking Project: Hemisphere Cake

Week of July 11- July 15 – Back to Our Roots

We Are Family! Our campers will get to know their heritage and share their findings with their friends. We will be preparing some fun entertainment for the Family Cookout.  We will also be creating roots by working in our school garden. We have lots to plant.

  • Monday – Pool Day
  • Tuesday – Field Trip: Westmoreland Berry Farm
  • Wednesday – Pool Day
  • Thursday – Creating our Family Tree
  • Friday – Family Cook Out

Week of July 18- July 22 – A Wild Adventure

Campers will discover their wild side and explore the Amazon! They will get into teams to have the Youth Zone Survivor Games! We will have Safari Bingo visit to introduce us to some animals.

  • Monday – Pool Day
  • Tuesday – Create our own Immunity Necklaces
  • Wednesday- Pool Day
  • Thursday – Safari Bingo Event
  • Friday – Youth Zone Survivor Games

Week of July 25- July 29 – Adventures in Space

We will blast off into space and become astronauts this week exploring our solar system and even possibly delve into UFOs! Campers will travel to the Air and Space Museum for a fun day of exploration.

  • Monday – Pool Day
  • Tuesday –Field Trip: Air and Space Museum
  • Wednesday – Pool Day
  • Thursday – Hover Craft Race
  • Friday – Cooking Project: Astronaut Pudding

Week of August 1 – August 5 – Let’s Play

Get your team spirit on! This week is all about sports. We will be traveling to the Field House to play some competitive games with our camp teams. On Friday there will be a big kickball tournament against one of our own Minnieland sister schools!

  • Monday – Pool Day
  • Tuesday – Field Trip: Field House
  • Wednesday – Pool Day
  • Thursday – Cooking Project: Grape Jelly Meatballs
  • Friday – Team Spirit Day Kickball Tournament

Week of August 8 – August 12 – Buggin’ Out

  • It’s a creepy crawly week! We will be making some bug snacks to enjoy. We will travel to see Raging Reptiles where the campers will get to handle all sorts of reptiles and bugs!
  • Monday – Pool Day
  • Tuesday – Field Trip: Raging Reptiles
  • Wednesday – Pool Day
  • Thursday – What Bugs Me?
  • Friday – Cooking Project: Backyard Bug Snacks

Week of August 15 – August 19 – Mad Science

Embrace your inner scientist this week. Campers will get to make hypotheses and explore scientific methods. Our scientists will travel to the Richmond Science Museum to continue their experiments.

  • Monday – Pool Day
  • Tuesday – Field Trip: Richmond Science Museum
  • Wednesday – Pool Day
  • Thursday – Making Volcanos and watching them erupt!
  • Friday-Cooking Project: Rock Candy

Week of August 22 – August 26 – D.I.Y. Do It Yourself

D.I.Y! Campers will be working on their creativity by creating tons of Do It Yourself projects. From bird feeders to buildings, our artists and architects will stun you with their awesome creations. Jimmy Potter’s workshop will be coming this week to help us along the way.

  • Monday – Pool Day
  • Tuesday – Jimmy Potter’s Workshop Event
  • Wednesday – Pool Day
  • Thursday – Build your own birdfeeder
  • Friday-Cooking Project: Graham Cracker Building

Week of August 29 – September 2 – Make It Messy

Let’s get messy!!! Our campers will get messy with lots of colors. From painting with our bodies to a fun color run our campers will enjoy getting messy while creating large works of art.

  • Monday – Painting with our bodies
  • Tuesday – Creating a tile mural
  • Wednesday – Making galaxy paintings
  • Thursday – Color Run!
  • Friday- Cooking Project: Rainbow Smoothies

 

 

 

 

 

 

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