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SUMMER CAMP AT HARMONY
Get ready for a summer of endless fun!​

Harmony Summer Fun Days are offered in 1-week sessions centered around themes that fit a variety of academic and art interests including: art projects, science experiments, music, dance, cooking and open play activities.

 

We provide children with the freedom to move at their own pace and engage in hands-on learning!

 

Students will participate in outdoor play and group games at area parks: Park West Playground, Alcott Playground and Weisman’s Park Water Playground.

 

Field trips within walking distance of the center will be on Thursdays. Field trips are subject to change due to weather and availability. Field trips include: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and Oui Chef.

 Summer Camp 2023

 

Ages: 5– 12 years

Hours: 8am – 4pm

Rate: $475 per week

10% sibling discount 

Capacity 15 kids per week maximum

 

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Sample Schedule:

8am-8:45am

Arrival, Morning Meeting and Open Play

9am-11:15am

Outdoor Fun and Organized Games at Park West

11:30am-Noon

Lunch at Park West 

12:15pm-12:45pm

Read Aloud at Harmony 

1pm-2:45pm

Theme of the Week Activities at Harmony

3pm-3:45pm

Practical Life Work & Sunset Meeting

4pm

Dismissal & Pickup  

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Summer Camp 2023 Schedule

June 8 & 9

Summer Kick Off

Week 1: June 12-16

Theme: Mixed Media Art

Monday: Spin Art

Tuesday: Mobiles

Wednesday: Photo Art - All About Me

Thursday: Nature Museum

Friday: Tape Resist Art

Week 2: June 19-23

Theme: Science & History 

BOOK: BORN WITH A BANG 

Story of the universe from the Big Bang to the formation of the sun and solar system.

Monday: Montessori First Great Lesson - The Coming of the Universe

Tuesday: Laws of the Universe Experiments 

Wednesday: States of Matter

Thursday: Constellations & Weisman’s Park Water Playground

Friday: Planets of the Milky Way

Week 3: June 26-30

Theme: Gardening & Cooking

Monday: Sprout House and Parts of Seed

Tuesday: Floral Arranging and Parts of a Flower

Wednesday: Culinary Class at Oui Chef

Thursday: Pollinators and Seed Dispersers 

Friday: Thumbprint Flower Pots

No Camp the Week of July 3-7

Week 4: July 10-July 14

Theme: Mixed Media Art 

Monday: Paper Mache & Sidewalk Chalk Art

Tuesday: Paper Mache continued  & Sidewalk Chalk Art

Wednesday: Stained Glass Sun Catcher

Thursday: Weisman’s Park Water Playground

Friday: Yarn Wrapped Collage Rainbows

Week 5: July 17-July 21

Theme: Science & History

BOOK: FROM LAVA TO LIFE

Story of the Earth from the appearance of the first life forms to the extinction of the dinosaurs.

 

Monday: Montessori Second Great Lesson - Timeline of Life

Tuesday: TBD - Possibly Science Made Fun visits Harmony  

Wednesday: Animal Adaptations 

Thursday: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Friday: Rocks & Fossils Dig 

 

Week 6: July 24-July 28

Theme: Reading & Chocolate 

Novel Study: The Chocolate Touch

 

Monday: History of Chocolate & Chocolate Taste Test

Tuesday: Chocolate Production Process & Milton Hersey 

Wednesday: Solar Oven Smores

Thursday: Weisman’s Park Water Playground & Crock Pot Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Friday: Homemade Ice Cream

Week 7:  July 31- August 4

Theme: Pizza & Performance Arts 

Monday: Pizza The Size of the Sun Reader’s Theater 

Tuesday: Pizza Bingo

Wednesday: Music & Line Dancing 

Thursday: Weisman’s Park Water Playground

Friday: Pizza Party & Talent Show at Park West Individual & Whole Group Reader’s Theater Performance

Week 8: August 7-11

TBD

Have a question?

Contact us at ginny@harmonylearn.com.

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