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The Art Learning Center Summer Program



School is almost out! That means that it is time to start planning our summer camp. WE have summer planned with fun activities. This year's summer program will be broken down into different weeks. Each week will address a topic of interest that the children will be sure to enjoy.

Week 1 - Getting to know you

This week the children will play games and be part of activities that will help each child get to know everyone in the group.

Week 2 - Gadgets and gizmos

This week the children will explore how things work. The children will make their own milk carton vehicles and explore how machines work.

Week 3 - Animals

What animals live by us? This week the children will learn about local animals, where they live and what they eat. Children will go on a nature walk to look for animal prints, work on animal crafts and snacks. Will be around animals.

Week 4 - 4th of July

Get ready to celebrate the 4th of July with watermelon and pie eating contests. make your own flag, toss the ball around, draw hopscotch and 4- square grids with chalk on the sidewalk, play tag, Red Rover, enjoy s'mores and then take a ride on the slip 'n' slide. Have a week full of good old-fashioned fun in the sun!

Week 5 - Cooking

What are your favorite summertime foods? This week the kids will have fun with food and learn about healthy summertime eating. Making smoothies, flavored fruit ice cubes, fruit salad and more.

Week 6 - Magic Show

The children will learn a few magic tricks of their own this week. Card tricks, pull rabbits out of a hat and the classic scarf trick. The children will put on their own magic show at the end of the week.

Week 7 - Sports Week

This week the children will learn about five fun sports. They will learn the basics of soccer, volleyball, baseball, basketball, and lacrosse. The children will make a volleyball flipbook and homemade lacrosse sticks.

Week 8 - Animals

What animals live by us? This week the children will learn about local animals, where they live and what they eat. Children will go on a nature walk to look for animal prints, work on animal crafts and snacks. Will be around animals.

Week 8 (Continued) - Beach/ Ocean Explorations

Did you know that oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth and contains 97 percent of the earths water? During this week we will learn about the oceans and the what creatures live in it.

Week 9 - Crafts


This week the children will do old fashioned crafts. They will string beads, make picture frames out of sticks and many more crafts.

Week 10 - Wold of Art

During art week the children will create through sculpture, painting and drawing. At the end of the week the children will put on an art show with self-portraits, still life, collages and many more creatives.

Week 11 - Science Week

This week the children will be learning through science. The children will make their own slime, experiment with sink and float, egg in the bottle activity and many more.


* Along with the many fun filled weeks we will also be doing water play on nice days *

* The children will be reading a class novel throughout the summer *

Please bring a backpack with:

Change of clothes
Bathing Suit
Towel
Sunscreen
Filled Water Bottle

*Sneakers must be worn when not doing water play *