Summer Camp Activities - Minnieland Academy at Bristow



Week of June 20-24:  Summer Camp Kick Off

During the first week of camp, our campers will start off their summer with a week-long celebration and preview of the fun and exciting events our summer camp program has to offer.  Campers will enjoy playing outdoor games, crafts and yummy cooking projects related to the Great Outdoors!

Week of June 27- July 1:  Blazin’ Fires

Campers will thrive this summer by brushing up on their camping skills and manners along with learning the importance of fire safety.  Sitting around a virtual campfire and getting to know each other, will be the start to an awesome summer! Some of the activities campers will participate in this week are making s’mores with a solar oven, pitching a tent and welcoming the Nokesville Fire Department as special visitors.  

Week of July 4 – July 8:   Goin’ Green

During Goin’ Green week, campers will enjoy becoming advocates for change while learning the value of self-respect and respect for others all while learning the value of protecting our Earth!  This week campers will be making paper, visiting a recycling center,creating artwork with reusable materialsand organizing and planning a new recycling system at Minnieland!

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

Campers will delve into family heritage and local history as well as hone their gardening skills.  This week, campers will be inspired to make nutritional culinary creations with items from the garden as well as sharing family favorites.  Some of the exciting activities campers will participate in are creating a Minnieland family cookbook, making family trees and learning about local history.

Week of July 18- July 22: Camp Champs

Campers will not only participate in sports and games this week but they will also value the importance of becoming champions of our community through outreach and stewardship.  Some of the activities campers will participate in this week are designing their own mini golf course, playing games at a local park while learning about what it takes to be a true Champion.

Week of July 25- July 29:  Buggin’ Out

This week our campers will creep and crawl through an intensive study of all things bugs!  This week campers will make ants on a log, create zip lines for their pet insects and learn about and explore interesting and rare bugs from around the world!

Week of August 1 – August 5:  Gigantic Antics

Campers will go BIG this week as everything this week will be elevated to the extreme: large things and extreme fun!  During our gigantic antics week, campers will play Giant Jenga and life sized angry birds, create gigantic sculptures and work on a bubble recipe that will make Giant bubbles.

Week of August 8 – August 12:  Shoot for the Stars

Campers will try to reach their full potential, while exploring Aviation, Outer Space, and Astronomy.  This week, campers will make constellation viewers, moon snacks and build their own rocket ships.

Week of August 15 – August 19: Summer Showcase

Campers will showcase their talents and reflect back on the exciting things they did this summer.  Along with showcasing their talents, campers will also make their own scrapbooks, put on their own talent show and make souvenirs to remember the summer by!

Week of August 22 – August 26 – Back to School Review

During this week, we will work with our campers in getting them ready for the school year.  Campers will also enjoy some outdoor fun!


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