Summer Camp Activities South Riding



Week of June 20-24, 2016:  Hawaiian Luau

Campers will have the opportunity to experience the Native Hawaiian Culture through an interactive presentation by Halau O ‘Aulani School volunteers.  Additionally, Good-Life Theatre will be hosting a puppet show called “Land of Aloha”.

  • Monday:  Hawaiian Music and Dance; Swimming (Jr. Youth Zone)
  • Tuesday:  Make and Erupt Volcanoes; Good Life Theatre Show “Land of Aloha”
  • Wednesday:  Learn to Hula with Hawaiian Cultural Dancers; Make a Real Flower Lei
  • Thursday:  Make and learn to play a Ukulele’; Swimming (Youth Zone)
  • Friday:  Luau Lunch Cooking Project

Week of June 27-July 1, 2016:  Barnyard Palooza

Campers will embark on a trip “Down on The Farm” while learning about Barnyard Animals through hands-on activities, celebrating “International Mud Day” and taking a Field Trip to a local farm.  We will also create hand-made crafts using real wool from a sheep!

  • Monday:  Tie-Dye Bandanas; Swimming (Jr. Youth Zone)
  • Tuesday:  Mud Day Play and learning whether they are as Tall as A Pony or a Horse
  • Wednesday:  Field Trip to a local farm
  • Thursday:  “Pigs” In a Blanket Cooking Project; Swimming (Youth Zone)
  • Friday:  Learn to Needle Felt; Fourth of July Family Picnic; In-house Jr. Athletes

Week of July 4-July 7, 2016:  Artful Antics

Campers will find their “Inner Artfulness” through experiencing various types of art projects this week.  They will test their skills with the use of clay, canvas creations and spray painting, just to name a few!  Face Odyssey will visit to create individual caricature drawings of our older campers and face painting of younger campers.

  • Monday:  July Fourth Holiday (School Closed)
  • Tuesday:  In-House Splash Day for All Ages; Clay Creations – Pinch Pots
  • Wednesday:  Face Odyssey Caricature Drawings; Mixed Fruit Smoothies Cooking Project
  • Thursday:  Swimming (Youth Zone); Spray paint mixing on canvas
  • Friday:  In-House Jr. Athletes; Kona Shaved Ice Truck; Mosaic Stones

Week of July 11-July 15, 2016:  Amazing Race

Hold on to your hats as we head out on a race through Life-Size Games.  Have you tried your hand at Life Size Scrabble or Hula-Hoop Ring Toss?  How about Life Size Connect Four?  Campers will take a field trip and experience an in-house Moon Bounce by Hop on Pop!

  • Monday:  Swimming (Jr. Youth Zone); Race with Life Size Scrabble
  • Tuesday:  In-House One Man Band & Splash Day; Hula-Hoop Ring Toss
  • Wednesday:  Field Trip (Youth Zone); Make your own Glow-In-The-Dark Superball
  • Thursday:  In-House Moon Bounce; Swimming (Youth Zone)
  • Friday:  Jr. Athletes Obstacle Course; Make your own Popscicle cooking project

Week of July 18-July 22, 2016:  Ocean Commotion

Come with us as we head to the “ocean” for a week of fun!  We will be catching the sun with our hand-made sun catchers; creating our own Ocean in a Bottle; and making sandcastle sand.  In-house Splash Days and daily sensory activities will bring our week at the beach to a close.

  • Monday:  Swimming (Jr. Youth Zone); Colored Sand Creations
  • Tuesday:  In-House Splash Day; Water Balloon Pinata Game
  • Wednesday:  Field Trip (Youth Zone); Ocean in a Bottle
  • Thursday:  Swimming (Youth Zone); Summer Sun Catchers
  • Friday:  Jr. Athletes; Kona Shaved Ice Truck

Week of July 25-July 29, 2016:  Movin’ & Groovin’

Dancing through the years!  We will be visited by a local Dance Company to show us how to shake and move all while learning a different type of dance each day.  Just a taste of a few dance styles we will learn – Zumba; Country Line Dance; Free Style; and Hip-Hop.  We will then end the week with a Dance Contest!

  • Monday:  Swimming (Jr. Youth Zone); Learn to Zumba
  • Tuesday:  In-House Splash Day; Learn to Country Line Dance
  • Wednesday:  Hop on Pop Moon Bounce; Free Style Dance
  • Thursday:  Swimming (Youth Zone); Hip Hop Style
  • Friday:  Jr. Athletes; Dance Contest

Week of August 1-August 5, 2016:  Cozy Camping

Journey through the forest into the land of the animals with us as we take a camping trip!  We will set up our own camp sites; create a story using rocks and make fishing poles to use on our adventure to a local park.  We will learn camp songs while we sit by the “camp fire” and make s’mores!

  • Monday:  Swimming (Jr. Youth Zone); make fishing poles
  • Tuesday:  Bake cookies in a box oven; create a rock story using river rocks
  • Wednesday:  Fishing and hiking at a local park; In-house splash day
  • Thursday:  Swimming (Youth Zone); Ball & Can Toss Game
  • Friday:  Kona Shaved Ice Truck; Jr. Athletes

Week of August 8-August 12, 2016:  Land of Legos

Come build with us as we travel through the Land of Legos.  We will be building various Lego kits throughout the week and will be completing a Land Before Time Dinosaur Park.  We will also be completing projects with a Lego twist – Lego Marble Run and Lego Glycerin Soap, just to name a few.

  • Monday:  Swimming (Jr. Youth Zone); Lego Tic-Tac-Toe
  • Tuesday:  In-House Splash Day; make your own Lego Glycerin Soap
  • Wednesday:  Field Trip; Lego Marble Run Races
  • Thursday:  Swimming (Youth Zone); make your own Lego crayon
  • Friday:  Jr. Athletes; Balloon powered Lego cars

Week of August 15-August 19, 2016:  Under The Big Top

Campers will be experiencing the Circus through a week of fun and games!  They will have popcorn and cotton candy along with a visit from the Kona Shaved Ice Truck.  Campers will play games; enjoy cooking projects and experience a family movie under the stars.

  • Monday:  Swimming (Jr. Youth Zone); Milk Bottle Ring Toss
  • Tuesday:  Field Trip; Funny Face Photo Booth
  • Wednesday:  In-House Splash Day; Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Dumb-bells
  • Thursday:  Swimming (Youth Zone); Pick Up The Popcorn Game; Shape & Color Clown Face Art
  • Friday:  Jr. Athletes; Kona Shaved Ice Truck; Family Movie Night Under The Stars

Week of August 22-August 26, 2016:  Summer Olympics

We will embark on our last week of Summer Camp EdVenture with our Summer Olympics Theme.  Each day we will compete in fun-filled games, cooking projects and In-House Water Play.  Come and join the fun and experience Minnieland’s take on the Summer Olympics.

  • Monday:  Hop on Pop Moon Bounce; Pool Noodle Ring Toss & Potato Sac Races
  • Tuesday:  Field Trip; Cheetos Torch cooking project
  • Wednesday:  In-House Field Trip – Ponies Plus; Milk Jug Water Balloon Toss & Spoon/Egg Relay Race
  • Thursday:  In-House Splash Day; Balance Beam Boogie & Sponge/Water Relay
  • Friday:  Jr. Athletes; End of Summer Family Style Cookout

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