Carpe Diem Private Preschool – Allen
Elementary Main Camp Themes
Week 1: Welcome Summer
We welcome the campers to Summer Camp with games, ice breakers, art, science and water play! The theme this week is to create the curriculum from the campers interests and passions. Engage in hands on science, wacky art, telephone games, ice breakers, wacky self portraits, and reading buddies! Join us for exciting field trips, make new friends and have fun!
Week 2: Mad Science
Mixtures, components, irruptions! This week we will be bubbling over with fun as we explore all things science. The children will work together and individually to conduct numerous experiments, they will hypothesize the outcome and record their findings in science journals that they make. By the end of the week the children will be able to conduct the same experiments from camp at home with family.
Week 3: Camp Carpe
Children will learn the necessities of camping as they camp out at their school! Our campers will be amazed to see their classroom turned into a outdoor enjoyment ready for a campfire and s’mores. The children will get to camp with tents (brought from home) tell camp fire stories, keep a camping journal, learn about different animals in the wild and scientific facts. The outcome of the week is to bring nature into the school and enjoy it outside as well, to enjoy the simplicity of camping, learn basic skills and have fun. Campers will also take a fun field trip!
Week 4: Dazzling Decades
The campers will step into different decades everyday of the week. They’ll discover 1920, 1950, 1960, 1980 and 1990 and learn about the fashion, pop culture and historical events. The children will be making a variety of art projects, incorporating science, dress up days and dances. Join us for a Sock Hop, Great Gatsby Gathering, Beatles Bash, Neon 80’s and 90’s Jam Session (events each day) and so much more!
Week 5: Carpe Diem Sports Center
The campers will participate in different sports, learning teamwork, point systems and rules. Hands on is the theme this week and the children will be practicing in flag football, soccer, cheerleading, dance, soccer, noodle jousting, chair volleyball, spirit boards, origami, creating team logos and SPORTSMANSHIP!
Week 6: Party In The USA
The campers will celebrate our Independence day with a week full of American themed activities. The campers will learn science, art, fast facts, and even acting! Join us for fireworks in a jar, classroom debates and American Flag dot painting.
Week 7: Artful Antics
This week is all about art! Campers will learn about history, techniques and materials through hands-on projects. We will focus on Van Gough inspired paintings, still art, shadow art, clay, chalk and caracole drawings.
Week 8: Mystery Mayhem
The campers will solve different mysteries around the school this week. They will work together, find clues, create charts, interview each other, create art, learn about finger print science and create a class newspaper that will be incorporated into the mysteries as well.
Week 9: Carpe Diem Food Network
This week the campers will indulge themselves in all things food. They will explore flavors, textures and different kitchen equipment, everything needed to make delicious dishes. The children will mix, whisk, kneed, and bake all week. All learning is hands on and involves intense listening and following directions to make sure the dishes come out correctly. The campers will create pizzas, cookies, pretzels, their own recipes and put on their very own cooking shows.
Week 10: Carpe Diem Olympics
We are kicking off our Summer Olympics at the same time as the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The children will get to participate in events and even get to create events of their own. The campers will run, jump, throw, cheer, dance their way to our very own CD medals. Join us for track, long jump, gymnastics, chair volleyball, soccer and more! Children will work as teams to represent different countries. They will even get to show off their skills to younger children at the school!
Week 11: Friendship/Character Counts
We will wrap up summer with the six pillars of Charter Counts curriculum and the importance of Friendship.The campers will learn about the 6 pillars of Charter Counts, Citizenship, Fairness, Caring , Trustworthiness, Respect and Reasonability. We will create friendship bracelets, summer camp year books and a friendship cake. We will write letters to our community heroes, donate used toys to the children’s hospital and take field trips.
873 Junction Drive, Allen, TX 75013
873 Junction Drive
Allen, TX 75013