Summer Camp Activities - Minnieland at The Courthouse


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

  • Campers will experience life as a super hero and help save “Summer” from the evil villain “Boredom” by working with other super heroes in activities that encourage team work and creativity. 
  • Monday-  Team Banners
  • Tuesday-  Wear Your Favorite Super Hero Shirt
  • Wednesday-  S.T.E.A.M. Build Gotham City
  • Thursday-  Cooking: Make A “Hero” Sandwich
  • Friday-  Snow Cones

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

This week campers will race ahead this week with activities that will explore theories of motion, get a little messy, experiment, and create a little fun.

  • Monday-  Racing Banners
  • Tuesday-  Cooking: Apple Racer Snack
  • Wednesday-  Mud Day
  • Thursday-  S.T.E.A.M. Milk Jug Racers
  • Friday-  Popcorn Day

Week of July 4th-8th:  We Rock!

Rolling along with the summer, campers will discover the world around them and deep inside the earth by explore rocks, minerals, and even gold this week.   

  • Monday-  Minnieland Closed: Fourth of July Holiday
  • Tuesday-  Field Trip:  Lake Anna State Park Gold Panning
  • Wednesday-  Field Trip: Swimming
  • Thursday-  S.T.E.A.M. Sharpie Tie Dye
  • Friday-  Cooking: Make Your Own Cotton Candy

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

It’s gardening week this week at Minnieland.  Campers will get to begin their own garden, learn about local plant life, and identify plant parts. 

  • Monday-  S.T.E.A.M.  Glow Flowers
  • Tuesday-  Field Trip:  Arrit Park
  • Wednesday-  Field Trip:  Swimming
  • Thursday-  Cooking:  Create a Banana Split
  • Friday-  In House Show:  Dean Allen Magic Show

Week of July 18th-22nd:  A Wild Adventure

Campers will get wild with their friends this week!  Campers will learn about endangered animals, wild life conservation, and animal tracking. 

  • Monday-  S.T.E.A.M. Tee Pee Building
  • Tuesday-  Field Trip: Kings Dominion –Senior Campers
  • Wednesday-  Field Trip: Swimming
  • Thursday-  In House Show:  Safari Bingo
  • Friday-  Snow Cones

Week of July 25th-29th:  Adventure in Space

“To boldly go where no one has gone before” this week and explore space.  Campers will learn about constellations, planets, and space flight.

  • Monday-  S.T.E.A.M.  Constellation Geoboards
  • Tuesday-  Field Trip:  Marine Corp Museum
  • Wednesday-  Field Trip:  Swimming
  • Thursday-  Cooking:  Space Ship Kabobs
  • Friday-  Popcorn Day

Week of August 1st-4th:  Let’s Play!

It is all about getting out and having fun this week.  Campers will flex their brain muscles while flexing their bodies in activities that are physical but also challenges the mind.

  • Monday-  S.T.E.A.M.  Dancing Balloons
  • Tuesday-  Field Trip:  Alum Springs Park
  • Wednesday-  Field Trip:  Swimming
  • Thursday-  Make Your Own Play Dough
  • Friday-  Cotton Candy

Week of August 8th-12th:  Bugging Out

It will be getting a little creepy and crawly here at Minnieland this week.  Campers will become Entomologists by studying the classification, life cycle, population, behavior, and habitats of insects.

  • Monday-  ST.E.A.M. Build a Bug Habitat
  • Tuesday-  In House Show:  Raging Reptiles and Bugs
  • Wednesday-  Field Trip:  Swimming
  • Thursday-  Coffee Filter Butterflies
  • Friday-  Cooking:  Worms in Dirt

Week of August 15th-19th:  Mad Science

Ask a question. Construct a Hypothesis.  Experiment. Analyze your data and draw your conclusion. Campers will learn about the scientific method and put it into action through class experimentations.

  • Monday-  S.T.E.A.M.  Dancing Raisins
  • Tuesday-  Field Trip:  Science Museum
  • Wednesday-  Field Trip:  Swimming
  • Thursday-  Naked Egg
  • Friday- Cooking:  Banana Splits

Week of August 22nd- 26th:  Do It Yourself

Campers will get to get hands on this week and gain more confidence by getting to plan, execute, and take home their very own creation.

  • Monday-  S.T.E.A.M.  Junk Boats
  • Tuesday-  Ball Drop Game Craft
  • Wednesday-  Field Trip:  Swimming
  • Thursday-  Popsicle Stick Puzzles
  • Friday-  Snow Cones

Week of August 29th- September 3rd:  Summer Showcase

We will be wrapping up our summer this week by allowing the campers showcase their work and celebrating all the fun we all had and the friendships we made.

  • Monday-  Water Play
  • Tuesday-  S.T.E.A.M.  Fireworks in a Jar
  • Wednesday-  Don’t Break The Water Balloon!
  • Thursday-  Cooking:  Make Your Own Sundae
  • Friday-  End of Summer Celebration



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