Summer Camp

Summer Camp Hours 8:00am – 5:00pm

Join us for the Brickton Montessori Summer Camp experience!

Due to an overabundance of caution, additional safety guidelines and practices are being implemented at Brickton Montessori School moving forward. Some programs and details may be subject to change. Please contact or (773) 714-0646 for the most current details.

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 14 through August 20. Summer hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. No camp Monday, July 5.

2021 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.

2021 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 14-18  How Does Your Garden Grow? – Megan  O’Hehir  A big green thumbs up to gardening week!  We will dig in the dirt learning more about planting, life-cycles fruits & vegetables and what plants need to grow.  

Week 2 June 21-25  If you Give a Mouse (or a moose/pig/cat/dog) – Megan O’Hehir  Join us while we have some fun with books by Laura Nermeroff.  That silly mouse keeps wanting more and more and more!  We will read plenty of books and have as much fun as Mouse!

Week 3 June 28- July 2 I SENSE Some Fun – Megan  O’Hehir Young children are naturally curious about the world around and what better way to explore and learn than by using their senses!  Come play, learn and discover through your senses.  This week we will look, listen, touch, smell and taste! 

Week 4 July 6-9 (closed July 5th) Food for Thought –  Megan O’Hehir Good nutrition is an important concept starting at a young age.  We will learn about the food pyramid, a balanced diet and other healthy habits.  What better way to learn about food than to make/taste it too!?

Week 5  July 12-16 Let’s Go Camping!  – Marcy Flanagan Let’s put up a tent and explore the great outdoors right in our own backyard!  We will do some bird watching, make some camp treats, and enjoy some campfire stories and songs. 

Week 6 July 19-23 Little Yogies – Marcy Flanagan During this week we will focus on learning more about our bodies, hearts and minds.  We will try new mindfulness techniques that will help us build empathy, manage everyday emotions and have fun! Come stretch, bend, and breath with us!  

Week 7 July 26-30 Somewhere Over the Rainbow!-Marcy Flanagan This week we will be learning about weather and how it works! Where do rainbows come from and how do clouds form? Let’s find out as we explore the skies and learn more about the amazing weather!

Week 8  Aug. 2-6  Full STEAM Ahead! – Marcy Flanagan This week we will use our know-how and our imagination to learn more about constructing, creating and problem solving!  We will explore concepts such as coding, try new science experiments and  focus on the process of our art!  

Week 9  Aug. 9-13   Around the World in 5 Days! – Savannah Wilcek Join us as we explore the continents of the world!  We will read books about new places, listen to music from different countries, and even try learning some new words in other languages!  The world is ours to explore right from our own classroom! 

Week 10  Aug. 16-20 Calling all Artists! – Savannah Wilcek This week we will delve deeper into the art world.  We will explore many mediums to create unique masterpieces. The children will learn about some well known artists as well as some lesser known ones.   

2021 Children’s House Summer 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 14 – 18 – Lots to Celebrate! – Heather Wilcek We will not only celebrate because it’s the first week of summer camp, but we will also party like it’s 1999 this week! We will investigate and celebrate different holidays, including learning their origins and ways people celebrate them all around the world. 

Week 2  June 21 – 25 – Who’s Who?  – Heather Wilcek Get up close and personal with some of your favorite book characters. We will focus on a variety of popular genres and topics, as well as be introduced to new friends. We will also explore the authors of these books and try to activate our inner authors too. 

Week 3  June 28 – July 2 – Survivor, Season 2  – Heather Wilcek Join us for a week of exciting individual and team challenges! Who will outplay, outwit, and outlast to be the last standing sole survivor? Ok, it won’t be that intense, but many of your skills will be put to the test while finding out how far you can push yourself. 

Week 4  July 6 – July 9 (closed July 5) American Tall Tales – Selena Brosnan  Meet five American heroes and heroines as gigantic as our land itself!

Week 5   July 12 – 16 – Fun with Elementary Math – Selena Brosnan  Get a little glimpse into how fun mathematics is in the UE classroom!

Week 6  July 19 – July 23 – Five History Mysteries – Selena Brosnan  Dig deep into history, and you will find mysteries at every turn!

Week 7   July 26 – July 30 -Time for the Beach – Aarti Arora Summmmerrrr is here!!!!!! Let’s have a fun week at the beach. We will be playing games, exploring sea animals, strolling on the beach, and diving into the sea. Grab your suntan lotion, sunglasses and be ready for a sun-tastic good time! 

Week 8  Aug. 2 – Aug. 6 – Let’s Get Artsy with Aarti  – Aarti Arora Let’s put on our artistic hats and jump into an inventive world. We will use our imaginations to create original masterpieces and designs. We will study a variety of artists and their styles, and use an array of materials. 

Week 9   Aug. 9 – Aug 13 – Mix it up Week – Aarti Arora Anything goes this week! It’s time to mix it up and let our sillies out. We will have a different theme each day to celebrate. Pajama Day and Crazy Hat Day are on the agenda, along with other fun too! Get ready to have a wacky time. 

Week 10   Aug. 16 – Aug. 20 –  Architecture and Design – Erica Lane Dive into a week of columns and cornices or porticos and pediments. We will be studying different elements of architectural design and making some dream buildings of our own. Our work will include drawing as well as 3-D models.

2021 Elementary summer flyer

* No Summer Camp on Monday, July 5.

Please call 773.714.0646 or email "> for more information.

Tuition Rates

Toddler Summer Camp (Ages 2 – 3 years)

Full Toddler Summer enrollment June 14- August 20
Toddlers guided by our Toddler Directresses in the Montessori prepared classroom
*No Summer Camp on 7/5/2021

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 8:00 – 5:00 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 8:00 –  5:00 Total for 10 weeks $4400

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

Full Children’s House Summer enrollment June 14- August 20
Campers guided by our Children’s House Directresses in the Montessori prepared classroom.
*No Summer Camp on 7/5/2021

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

Elementary Summer Camp (Ages 6 – 12 years)

Full Elementary Summer enrollment June 14- August 20
Campers guided by our lead teachers in the Montessori prepared classroom.
*No Summer Camp on 7/5/2021

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 8:00 – 5:00 Total for 10 weeks $4100

 

Please call 773.714.0646 or email  for more information.