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Summerfun 2018 Schedule

Summerfun Session 1:  June 25–29
8:30 – 3:30pm

Summerfun Session 2:  July 2–6
8:30 – 3:30pm
Note: There is no camp on July 4

Summerfun Session 3:  July 9–13
8:30 – 3:30pm

Summerfun Session 4:  July 16–20
8:30 – 3:30pm

Summerfun Session 5:  July 23–27
8:30 – 3:30pm

The Common School Summerfun programs keep kids physically active and intellectually engaged. Programs for ages 5-12 require a 5 day per week commitment and run from 8:30am-3:30pm. We offer a full day and half day 8:30am-12pm option only for our youngest campers ages 3 and 4. There are mutli-session discounts available for families who sign up for four or more weeks of camp.

See our complete Camp Policies here >

The Children’s Garden
Ages 3-4
8:30am-3:30pm (half day option 8:30am-12pm available for our youngest campers)

Our youngest campers will work in our school garden and visit the farm at Bramble Hill. The children will work at Bramble Hill with Farmer Hans twice a week. Camp days will include artistic projects, singing, stories, visits to the conservation area at Larch Hill, splashing in the wading pools and on Friday an afternoon games class with Trevor the Gamesman.

Creatures and Critters
Ages 5-7
8:30am-3:30pm

Come explore the world of creatures and critters. Each week we will study a different group of animals though live animal visits to the classroom, visiting animal experts, related projects and stories. Weekly themes will be Amphibians, Songbirds, Mammals, Birds of Prey, and Reptiles. Our afternoons will include artistic projects, afternoon games class with Trevor the Gamesman, stories, hikes to the Larch Hill conservation area, and singing.

Fantasy Adventures & Games
Ages 8-12
8:30-3:30pm

Fight dragons, search for treasure, meet mythical creatures and engage your imagination as we play Dungeons & Dragons, Magic the Gathering, and a wide variety of modern board games. Afternoons will include games class with Trevor the Gamesman, hikes at Larch Hill Conservation area, and Tuesday and Thursday this group will go swimming at the Amherst College pool. Pick-up on swimming days will be at Amherst College at 3:15pm.

Felting, Fiber and Fabric Arts
Ages 8-12
8:30-3:30pm

Learn to create felt art, needle felting, drop spinning fiber, basic knitting stitches and fabric sewing skills. During group time students will learn new skills and work on projects together. There will also be plenty of time for students to choose which medium to work with and get creative. Afternoons will include games class with Trevor the Gamesman, hikes at Larch Hill Conservation area, and Tuesday and Thursday this group will go swimming at the Amherst College pool. Pick-up on swimming days will be at Amherst College at 3:15pm.