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Summer Camps

Download the 2014 Summer Programs schedule and application form

2014 Preschool Summer Camp Descriptions

All preschool sessions are open to current and incoming preschool students, as well as graduated kindergartners. Please use the Registration Form to enroll your child in Summer Camp. The last day for camp enrollment is Thursday, May 22.

All-Day & Half-Day Preschool, Sessions 1 - 3

The following sessions have an all-day and a half-day option. Both options include lunch.

All-day times are 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Half-day times are 8:00 am – 12:30 pm.

Session 1: June 2 – 13

Theme: French

Lead Teacher: Mrs. True

French Camp will be full of songs, games and stories in French. We will taste and create French food, and learn about different Francophone countries wit woks on art, music, wildlife, famous structures and more. Presentations from Francophone will help to bring their cultures alive, so we will be able sure to include some of these. As usual our camp will contain the Montessori materials that we all know and love but they may be presented with a French twist! At the end of camp, the children will be able to show you some of what they have learned at our French Extravaganza.


Theme: Intro to Montessori(mornings)/Cooking(afternoons)

For the first time ever, BMS is offering a camp geared completely toward brand new preschool students (morning). The afternoon class will consist of a Cooking Camp offering meal preparation, nutrition and food exploration.

Lead Teachers: Mrs. Waxler and Mrs. Eve Cusack/Miss. Miller

Session 2: June 16 – June 27

Lead Teacher: Ms. Wegerson

Theme: Connecting with Food: Growing, Cooking and Eating!

An exploration of the food we eat, including how to grow it, where we find it in nature, and tasty ways to cook and prepare it.


Theme: Art Camp

Lead Teacher: Mrs. Eve Cusack

Creating with various art media and an introduction to art history. Session will end with a Gallery Show for families to appreciate children's artwork. This summer we will also participate in the Summer Circus Stars Camp with the upper elementary, bringing in a preforming arts component.

Session 3: June 30 – July 3 (No camp on July 4th)

Theme: Physics and Construction

Lead Teacher: Mrs. Waxler

Join us for a camp of creativity and scientific exploration. NOTE: This camp is four days only.

Session 4: July 7 – July 18

The following sessions are specific to all-day or half-day. Both options include lunch.

Session 4 All-day; Theme: Spanish Camp

Lead Teacher: Mrs. Clark

This camp will allow students to explore the Spanish vocabulary, song & dance and food from Spanish speaking countries.

Times: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Session 4 Half-day; Theme: Music Camp

Lead Teacher: Mrs. Eve Cusack

Children will participate daily in song play, musical exploration activities, creative movement, composition, playing instruments, and of course, singing.

Times: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Elementary Session 1:  June 2 - 13

Topic: Time Travelers

Age Group: 6-12 year olds

Time: 8:15 AM-3:15 PM, M-F

Lead Teacher: Emily Miller

The time-travelers camp will provide hands-on opportunities to explore different periods of human development all the way from cave dwellers in central Europe to ancient Asian empires to pioneer life in the United States.

Elementary Session 2:  June 16 – June 27

Topic:  Summer Circus Stars Camp

Age Group:  6-12 year olds

Time:  8:15 AM-3:15 PM, M-F

Lead Teachers: Deirdre Sheets & Ann Dorwin

Long-time circus education specialist and BMS preschool assistant, Ann Dorwin, and BMS Upper Elementary Lead Teacher, Deirdre Sheets, are offering a two-week circus camp for students entering first grade through graduated sixth grade.

Elementary Session 3:  June 30 – July 3. (Note: This camp is only four days long.)

Topic: Camp Challenge

Age Group:  6-12 year olds

Time:  8:15 AM-3:15 PM, M-F

Lead Teacher: Emily Miller

This camp features something for just about everyone - a great time to get to know your personal abilities as well as learning how to work as a team.

Elementary Session 4:  July 7 – July 18

Topic: Construction Camp

Age Group: 6-12 year olds

Time: 8:15 AM-3:15 PM, M-F

Lead Teacher: Jacob Bailey

This camp is all about building things. There will be many building sets out and available for children everyday so that they can work on projects that take a number of days.

Download the 2014 Summer Programs schedule and application form