Summer Camp Activities - Minnieland Academy at The Glen



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 enjoya visit from Kona Ice and Cody and BJ.

Week of June 27- July 1:  Blazin’ Fires

Campers will thrive this summer by learning camping skills and manners along with learning the importance of fire safety.  Sitting around a virtual campfire, getting to know each other, will be the start to an awesome summer! Some of the activities campers will participate in this week are a visit from the ice cream truck and field trips to Prince William Forest Park (Group A) and Leesylvania State Park (Group B).

Week of July 4 – July 8:   Goin’ Green

Campers will explore the three green R’s:  Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. From creating artwork with reusable materials to becoming advocates for change, campers will learn the value of self-respect and respect for others all while learning the value of protecting our Earth! This week campers will discover the value of recycling on their visit to the Stafford Landfill!

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: A trip to Great Country Farms (Group B) and enjoying Signal Hill Water Park (Group A).

Week of July 18- July 22:  Camp Champs

Campers will not only participate in sports and games but 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: A Kids Yoga Session and field trip to the Sports Network!

Week of July 24- July 29:  Buggin’ Out

This week our campers will creep and crawl through an intensive study of all things bugs!  This week campers will enjoy a visit from Raging Reptiles as well as a trip to the Hidden Pond nature Park!

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 learn balloon trick from Uncle Curt’s Balloons and trips to Camp High Roads and Leesylanvia State Park.

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 explore the George Mason Observatory (Group A), Hylton Planetarium (Group B) and have a visit from the ice cream truck!

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 enjoy Kona Ice and Pete the One Man Band!

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 new school year.  Campers will also enjoy some outdoor fun!

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