Jun62011

KinderCare Summer of Fun!

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12 Great Camps = One Fun Summer!

KinderCare Summer Camp makes the most fun time of year even better! They have 12 unique and fun camps for pre-school/pre-k and school-age kids running from May through August.

And let’s be honest, it gives our kids some social and educational interaction while giving us parents a bit of our own summer break!

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With so many fun subjects to choose from, a summer spent at KinderCare is going to be an enriching, fun, and memorable one for your child!

Their programs include:

 

  • Wilderness 101

Do your campers have the skills to survive on a deserted island or in the wilderness? They will after this creativity-building week!

 

  • Dig Ancient Egypt

Traveling back to ancient times is easier than you think in this mummy, hieroglyphic and pyramid filled unit.

  • Wild, Wild West

Saddle up for some old-west adventures as we learn about this amazing time in history, when fortunes were made and lost, and legends were created.

  • Scienterrific

Scienterrific shows kids how physics, chemistry, life science, earth science, ecology, and engineering surround them in their everyday lives through cool and easy-to-understand lessons.

  • Spectacular Sports

Learning a new sport can be challenging, but it’s also loads of fun – especially when looked at both creatively and scientifically.

  • Animal Antics

Children will become experts on a host of animals, learning their habits and defenses, what they eat and how they move!

  • Gross and Gooey Science

Nothing fascinates kids quite like things that are gross – the gooier the better in this yuck-filled unit!

  • Kids’ Kitchen

During this unit, children will learn about the foods they eat and how to prepare some of them, leaving this week with skills they’ll use for their lifetime!

  • Sports Smarts

From stretching and having a healthy diet, to learning about some of the most popular sports played around the world, this high-energy camp will make getting fit a whole lot of fun!

  • Art Expo

Learning about famous artists, and studying some basic techniques before trying their hand at different types of art, this unit is sure to bring out the children’s inner artists!

  • Splish Splash!

Water play and activities encourage children to explore the properties, uses and conservation of water.

  • Feats of Science™

Whether you have a pre-schooler or a school-age child, we’ve cool science lessons that are out of this world!

My daughter (5) will be attending the “Feats of Science” program, which I am sure will give her a great foundation for entering kindergarten this fall. We’re both looking forward to her learning about outer space and creating her own shuttle!

What’s also great, is that KinderCare has also sent along this kitchen summer activity for you to try!It’s super simple, and really fun to make!

Kids’ Kitchen Sample Activity:
Vegetable Wraps

Ingredients (makes 4 servings):
2/3 cup cream cheese, softened
1 bag of sprouts from Growing Sprouts
1 ½ cups fresh carrots
1 red bell pepper
1 cup cucumber
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup canned or frozen corn (thawed, ifnecessary)
1 cup frozen edamame, thawed
4 flour tortillas

Directions
•    Clean and sanitize a counter or table in your kitchen.
•    Wash the carrots, pepper, and cucumber.
•    Grate the carrots into a bowl.
•    Thinly slice the pepper and cucumber and place them in separate bowls.
•    Place the corn, edamame, and shredded cheese in separate bowls.
•    Place a serving spoon in each bowl.
•    Place the cream cheese, bag of sprouts, bowls of vegetables, bowl of cheddar cheese, tortillas, measuring cups, and measuring spoons .
•    Spread cream cheese on your tortilla.
•    Place vegetables and cheese in a row down the center of your tortilla.
•    Top their vegetables with shredded cheese and sprouts.
•    Roll up your tortillas as tightly as possible to keep the vegetables inside.
•    Use a knife to cut the wraps in half.

Interested in having your kiddo (or kiddos) attend a session? When your local public schools are on summer break, they are in session! For more information, contact your local KinderCare center director.

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  1. (1.) MelissaJune 6th, 2011

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