The Albrook School--Montessori at its best
The Albrook School--The Albrook School--Montessori at its best

Summers at Albrook

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This summer open your child's eyes to the world around them. The Albrook School, that is nestled on 6 ½ acres on Somerville Road in Bernard's Township, has air conditioned rooms, two heated in-ground pools, extensive playgrounds, and is staffed with Montessori trained teachers, experienced lifeguards and swim instructors.

Children 4 years of age are eligible to attend the summer program. All campers are required to be completely toilet trained. If your child requires daily medication or has a life threatening allergy, please check with the office before registering. The Albrook School Summer Camp strives to be a nut free environment. Food that contains any form of nuts may NOT be brought to camp.

Each camper will have a swimming lesson in our heated pools each morning. Full day campers will also have a free swim in the afternoon. Camp provides a morning and afternoon snack, full day campers bring their own lunch.

In addition to the free swim, full day campers will participate in group activities such as cooking, storytelling, sewing, crafts, art, board games, woodworking, jewelry making, and computers.

Camp Director – Pauline MacNeill
pmacneill@albrookschool.org

Call to schedule a tour (908) 580-0661.

Camp Schedule

Dismissal Morning Campers 12:00PM

Camp Sing Time 3:15 PM

Dismissal Full Day Campers 3:30 PM

Early Care 7:45-9:00 AM

After Care 3:30-5:45 PM

 

2019 Summer Sessions

Summer at Albrook features four two-week sessions from June 17th through August 9th. This year, we have included an option to register for one week with the exception of Drama and the July 4th holiday week.

  • Session 1: June 17 - June 28
  • Session 2: July 1 July 12
    (closed July 4 - 5)
  • Session3: July 15 - July 26
  • Session 4: July 29- August 9

2019 Camp Programs

All campers enjoy morning swim lessons in our heated pools.

Explore the World

Session 1    (Ages 5½ - 9)
Open to children that have completed kindergarten
This summer the students will learn about Europe using hands-on materials. Projects and multi-media computers will enhance their study of each country.

Fun with Soccer

Session 1 & 2    (Ages 4 - 6)
Practice basic soccer skills such as dribbling, shooting, and passing while developing the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship.

Exploring Nature

Session 1, 2, 3 & 4    (Ages 4 - 6)
Come explore the wonders of nature. During each session, campers will have fun while experiencing related projects with hands-on materials.
Session 1 - Pets from the Animal Kingdom
Session 2 - Explore plants and trees around the United States
Session 3 - The world of reptiles: past and present
Session 4 - The Earth's hidden treasures

STEAM

Session 2 & 3    (Ages 6 - 9)
Open to children that have completed kindergarten
Session 2: Newton's Treasure Chest - Force, Motion and Energy as examined through Newton's Laws.
Session 3: Sound, Color and Light – Inspiring young scientists - experiment with key scientific concepts through hands-on projects and materials.

Drama

Session 2 & 3    (Ages 6 - 9) (available for a two-week session only)
Open to children that have completed kindergarten
Come put on a show! In this two-week session, participants will have the chance to experience every aspect of the theater as they create and perform their own original play. From script writing and acting, to costumes, props, and scenery, the children will learn what it takes to put on a production. Family and friends will enjoy a culminating performance at the end of the session.

Fun with Mathematics

Session 2 & 4    (Ages 5½ - 9)
Open to children that have completed kindergarten
Have fun with geometry, measurement and math operations through individualized lessons and creative projects. Explore math concepts with hands-on concrete materials and technology to develop and enhance critical thinking skills.

Creative Writing

Session 3   (Ages 5½ - 9)
Open to children that have completed kindergarten
Calling all authors! Bring your story alive while developing creative writing skills such as brainstorming, character development and sentence structure. Each camper will write and illustrate a book.

Cooking Around the World

Session 3 & 4    (Ages 4 - 9)
Calling all aspiring chefs! Travel around the world and learn about diverse cultures through their culinary traditions. Different countries will be explored each session as campers cook and create their own recipe books.

Nature Discovery

Session 4    (Ages 6 - 9)
Open to children that have completed kindergarten
Week 1 – Pond ecology - Put your naturalist hat on and journey into the world of pond organisms and nature's method of balance.
Week 2 – Biomimicry (STEAM) - While we learn about the beauty and wisdom of nature we will explore how biomimicry inspires engineers and scientists to create a better world.