Summer Camp

Join us for the Brickton Montessori Summer Camp experience!

Brickton Summer Camp is filled with exploration of every sort! From gardening and cooking, to sports and games, to academic work in our Montessori classrooms. There is always something fun going on at camp. Our locally focused summer camp for toddlers through lower elementary campers has sessions from June 10 through August 16. Summer hours are 7:30 am – 6:00 pm.  

2020 Summer Camp Application

Programs offered:

TODDLER CAMPERS (2-3 years old) 

Toddler campers learn about the world around them and develop their sense of independence and self-confidence through the variety of different and interesting experiences of summer camp within the Toddler Montessori Classroom.

2019 Brickton Toddler  Summer Camp Flyer

CHILDREN’S HOUSE CAMPERS (3-6 years old) 

Children’s House campers spend their days at Brickton exploring the Montessori classrooms as well as enjoying the beautiful outdoors through games, gardening, water play, and art. All sessions are led by our Children’s House Directresses.

CHILDREN’S HOUSE WEEKLY THEMES AND DESCRIPTIONS:

Week 1 June 8-12 Who are we? – Megan O’Heir                                                                            The first week of camp will be spent getting to know each other, the environment around us and even more about ourselves!  We will learn all the fun things that happen during summer, meet new friends, and share some of our favorite things. 

Week 2 June 15-19 Edible Engineering – Megan O’Hehir                                                              We will eat, we will engineer!  What better way to experience learning than by tasting it.  Did you know cookies can tell us about the phases of the moon?  Have you ever created a structure you can eat?  Join us for a week of tasty learning.  

Week 3 June 22-26 Beach Vacation – Megan O’Hehir                                                                     Put your toes in the sand and relax while we enjoy a beach adventure (right in our own school!) Let’s explore shells, animals and more under the sea and on the land!

Week 4 June 30- July 2 (closed July 3rd) Eric Carle Week – Megan O’Hehir                             Brickton, Brickton what do you see? I see a fun week looking at me! Come do art, play games and prepare snacks inspired by Carle’s books.

Week 5  July 6-10 Dinosaur Roar! –  Marcy Flanagan
As we explore the world’s most amazing reptiles, we will make Dino art, measure the size of dinosaur feet and explore the Mesozoic Era!
 
Week 6 July 13-17 Space Explorers – Marcy Flanagan
Let’s venture into outer space! Join us as we learn about our solar system and beyond. 
 
Week 7 July 20-24 Africa – Marcy Flanagan: Join us on an African adventure! We will learn about the countries, songs, and animals of this amazing continent. 
 

Week 8  July 27 Aug. 3 Who’s in Our Backyard? Part 1 – Jen Cozad                                                     Let’s learn about the animals found in our own backyards like birds, worms, and spiders.  We will observe these creatures in their natural habitats and discover how they connect to each other and the ecosystem. 

Week 9  Aug. 3-7 Who’s in Our Backyard? Part 2 – Jen Cozad                                                                   This week will be all about insects including ants, butterflies, grasshoppers, cicadas, and ladybugs.  We’ll do research, work on insect-themed art projects, explore models, and go on nature walks.

Week 10  Aug. 10-14 Let’s Move and Groove – Jen Cozad                                                                                                                                                             Get ready for a dance and music adventure. The children will develop movement skills including balance, flexibility and coordination.  We’ll learn new songs, practice circle dances, and build obstacle courses.

Week 11 Construction Week – Jen Cozad                                                                                                                                                               Animals and people build with all kinds of things.  This week we will explore tools, construction equipment, and natural building supplies such as sticks and mud.  Join us as we dig in!

2019 Brickton Children’s House Summer Camp Flyer

ELEMENTARY CAMPERS (entering first grade through third grade)

Elementary campers explore weekly thematic units through projects, games, arts and crafts experiences and outdoor activities. Weekly sessions are led by Montessori faculty and staff.

ELEMENTARY WEEKLY THEMES AND DESCRIPTIONS:

Week 1 June 8-12: Viaja Comigo! Travel with Me! – Jackie Toro:  Join me as we travel to different Spanish countries to learn their culture, taste their food, and learn their music!

Week 2 June 15-19 The Tribe has Spoken!- Heather Wilcek: Join 

Week 3 June 22-26: When in Rome – Selena Brosnan  Join

Week 4 June 29-July 2  (Closed July 3):  Fun with Geometry  – Beata Cubon: Explore the Pythagorean Theorem, build polyhedrons, discover the geometry in sunflowers and the Nautilus Shell, and search for symmetry in the natural world. Be there or be square! 

Week 5 July 8-12 Edward Lear: The Poetry of Nonsense? – Beata Cubon: Explore Edward Lear’s limericks and meet some of the most endearing misfits of literature: Teapots, Quails, Nutcrackers, Sugar-Tongs, and Jumbles. Let’s set sail “in a sieve” and try to make sense of Lear’s nonsense words and outlandish characters together!

Week 6 July 15-19 Time Travelers – Erica Lane: Let’s explore some of the most fascinating periods of world and American history by reading stories, recreating events through simulations, and building monuments of the time. We will also look at some of the conflicts of these civilizations and problem-solve ways to bring back harmony to tumultuous times. It is sure to be a mind-expanding, history experiencing, conflict resolution making good time!

Week 7 July 22-26  All about the Beach – Aarti Arora: Join Aarti for a week studying the ecosystem that is the beach. We will explore the living and non-living things that make up this exciting biome through projects and games.

Week 8 July 29 – Aug. 2 Photography – Maryam Hassan: Getting your observational skills ready for this week of photography! Students will work on composition, perspective, and editing skills as they venture around the school and in the outside environments taking shots.

Week 9 Aug. 5-9  Film Making – Maryam Hassan: YouTube week returns as we plan, script and then film and edit our own YouTube videos. From animations to blogs to short skits, the children will create a video that they think will inspire others.

Week 10 Aug. 12-16  Invention Convention – Cheryl LaCost: You can be an inventor! Join Cheryl for a good time as we learn, get inspired and invent cool stuff using foam, cardboard, wood, nails, tape, paint, whatever you need to make you creation!

2019 Brickton Elementary Summer Camp Flyer

* No Summer Camp on Thursday, July 4.

Please call 773.714.0646 or email  for more information or to make an appointment.

Tuition Rates

Nido Summer Camp (Ages 3-24 months)

Full Nido Summer enrollment June 10- August 16
Nido guided by our  Directresses in the Montessori prepared classroom
*No Summer Camp on 7/4/2019

Program choice/tuition per week Hours Total Tuition for full summer
3 Half Days / $295 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 10 weeks $2950
3 Core Days / $400 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 10 weeks $4000
3 Full Days / $460 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 10 weeks $4600
5 Half Days / $310 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 10 weeks $3100
5 Core Days / $425 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 10 weeks $4250
5 Full Days / $515 7:30 – 5:30 Total for 10 weeks $5150

Toddler Summer Camp (Ages 2 – 3 years)

Full Toddler Summer enrollment June 10- August 16
Toddlers guided by our Toddler Directresses in the Montessori prepared classroom
*No Summer Camp on 7/4/2019

Program choices/tuition per week Hours Total Tuition for full summer
3 Half Days / $245 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 10 weeks $2450
3 Core Days / $345 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 10 weeks $3450
3 Full Days / $395 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 10 weeks $3950
5 Half Days / $270 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 10 weeks $2700
5 Core Days / $365 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 10 weeks $3650
5 Full Days / $440 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 10 weeks $4400

Children’s House Summer Camp (Ages 3 – 6 years)

Full Children’s House Summer enrollment June 10- August 16
Campers guided by our Children’s House Directresses in the Montessori prepared classroom.
*No Summer Camp on 7/4/2019

Program choices/tuition per week Hours Total Tuition for full summer
3 Half Days / $245 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 10 weeks $2450
3 Core Days / $345 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 10 weeks $3450
3 Full Days / $395 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 10 weeks $3950
5 Half Days / $270 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 10 weeks $2700
5 Core Days / $365 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 10 weeks $3650
5 Full Days / $440 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 10 weeks $4400

Elementary Summer Camp (Ages 6 – 12 years)

Full Elementary Summer enrollment June 10- August 16
Campers guided by our lead teachers in the Montessori prepared classroom.
*No Summer Camp on 7/4/2019

Program choices/tuition per week Hours Total Tuition for full summer
5 Core Days / $335 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 10 weeks $3350
5 Full Days / $410 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 10 weeks $4100

 

Please call 773.714.0646 or email  for more information or to make an appointment.