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Summer Camps

From June to August, we offer fun, themed summer camps that prevents Summer Brain loss, maintain student’s academic edge while fostering a love of learning in and outside the classroom.

Check out any of our 3 week-long sessions and annual Jumpstart Camp.

SESSION 1: PRINCE & PRINCESS PIRATES ADVENTURE

June 18th-July 6th* *NO CAMP ON JULY 4TH & PG County students can start on June 21st at prorated rate*

 

During this two- week session, campers will explore all 50 states and learn interesting facts about our country, what life was like as a pirate in our history and end the session learning about royalty from kingdoms around the world. We will venture out of the center to Annapolis’ Chesapeake Pirates attraction, take a dip at Glenn Dale Splash Park, and complete our research at Bowie Library. We will also visit different public parks in the area each day. *Camp will be closed Wednesday, July 4th,in observance of Independence Day.

Field trips*: Chesapeake Pirates, Glenn Dale Splash Park, Bowie Library

Camp; 9:00am – 4:00pm; Before care: 6:30am -9:00am Aftercare: 4:00pm – 6:30pm

SESSION 2: FLIGHT ADVENTURE

July 9th – 27th

During the second three- week session, your camper(s) will explore the world of superheroes both fictional and real life, they will learn all about our planet and the solar system we live in, and end the session learning about different countries around the world. Our field trips will include visits to a local fire or police station, SkyZone trampoline park, and the National Air and Space Museum. We will also visit different public parks in the area each day.

Field trips*: Skyzone Trampoline Park, National Air and Space Museum, Fire Station.

Camp; 9:00am – 4:00pm; Before care: 6:30am -9:00am Aftercare: 4:00pm – 6:30pm

SESSION 3: SPORTS ADVENTURE

July 30th – August 17th

Session III is a three-weeks program will end out our adventure series with sports themed adventures. Topics covered will include basketball, baseball and Olympic sports. Each week, we will learn about the history of these sports, some famous players and some fundamentals of each sport. Our field trips will reflect the fun of being active! We will have trips to Allen Pond Park and other local parks daily, attend a Bowie Baysox Minor League Baseball game and end out our summer with a bang with a trip to Six Flags America! *Campers will be asked to pay an additional $25 for the Six Flags ticket*.

Field trips*: Allen Pond Park, Bowie Baysox Game and Six Flags America

Camp; 9:00am – 4:00pm; Before care: 6:30am -9:00am Aftercare: 4:00pm – 6:30pm

Session 4: JUMPSTART Camp

Jumpstart Camp is a 2-week intensive academic boot camp designed to prepare students for the next grade level. The program is available for all grade levels but adapted for elementary students who continue with outdoor activities in the afternoon. Student in Grades 6-11 are exposed to rigorous teaching and practice from 9:30am -3:30pm with an hour lunch. In the morning, students  break out into groups based on their Math level: Grade 1 Math to Algebra and Calculus. In the afternoon session, students select a choice of High school Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Writing.

Daily Schedule (Grades 6-12)

  • Welcome: 9:00am -9:30am
  • Math: 9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Science/writing: 1:00 – 2:30pm
  • Collaboration: 2:30pm -3:30pm

* Please note that Elementary school students will go on mini trips daily and a big field trip on Fridays

What to Bring

  • Label items with camper’s  name
  • Water Bottle
  • Bagged lunch
  • Comfortable and appropriate clothes and shoes

Full day campers will not need a lunch on Friday when we go on the field trip. Campers will eat out. In an effort to build a memorable camp experience, we ask that cell phones, music players, e-readers and personal gaming systems be left at home.