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 Enrollment

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.

2020 Toddler Summer 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!

2020 Children’s House 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:  See who will outwit, outlast, and outplay other campers. Who will “survivor” the week?  Challenges, puzzles, and teamwork will be some of the highlights of the week.

Week 3 June 22-26: When in Rome – Selena Brosnan: We will live like Romans, well, i\at least for a week.Wear a toga,take over a nation, create laws on the Senate and call yourself Cicero.

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 6-10 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 13-17 Games without Screens- Selena Brosnan: 

Week 7 July 20-24  Video Games – LIVE! – Heather Wilczek: 

Week 8 July 27-31 Sing-a-long – Heather Wilczek: 

Week 9 Aug. 3-7  A Week of Folk – Marcy Flanagan:   

Week 10 Aug.10-14 Fractured History- Selena Brosnan: 

Week 11 Aug.17-21 Bizarre Fruit and Vegetables – Beata Cubon:

2020 Elementary Summer Flyer

* No Summer Camp on Friday, July 3.

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 8- August 21
Nido guided by our  Directresses in the Montessori prepared classroom
*No Summer Camp on 7/3/2020

Program choice/tuition per week Hours Total Tuition for full summer
3 Half Days / $295 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 11 weeks $3135
3 Core Days / $400 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 11 weeks $4400
3 Full Days / $460 7:30 – 5:30 Total for 11 weeks $5060
5 Half Days / $310 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 11 weeks $3410
5 Core Days / $425 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 11 weeks $4675
5 Full Days / $515 7:30 – 5:30 Total for 11 weeks $5665

Toddler Summer Camp (Ages 2 – 3 years)

Full Toddler Summer enrollment June 8- August 21
Toddlers guided by our Toddler Directresses in the Montessori prepared classroom
*No Summer Camp on 7/3/2020

Program choices/tuition per week Hours Total Tuition for full summer
3 Half Days / $245 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 11 weeks $2695
3 Core Days / $345 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 11 weeks $3795
3 Full Days / $395 7:30 – 5:30 Total for 11 weeks $4345
5 Half Days / $270 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 11 weeks $2970
5 Core Days / $365 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 11 weeks $4015
5 Full Days / $440 7:30 –  5:30 Total for 11 weeks $4840

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

Full Children’s House Summer enrollment June 8- August 21
Campers guided by our Children’s House Directresses in the Montessori prepared classroom.
*No Summer Camp on 7/3/2020

Program choices/tuition per week Hours Total Tuition for full summer
3 Half Days / $245 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 11 weeks $2695
3 Core Days / $345 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 11 weeks $3795
3 Full Days / $395 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 11 weeks $4345
5 Half Days / $270 8:30 – 12:00 Total for 11 weeks $2970
5 Core Days / $365 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 11 weeks $4015
5 Full Days / $440 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 11 weeks $4840

Elementary Summer Camp (Ages 6 – 12 years)

Full Elementary Summer enrollment June 8- August 21
Campers guided by our lead teachers in the Montessori prepared classroom.
*No Summer Camp on 7/3/2020

Program choices/tuition per week Hours Total Tuition for full summer
5 Core Days / $335 8:30 – 3:00 Total for 11 weeks $3685
5 Full Days / $410 7:30 – 6:00 Total for 11 weeks $4510

 

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