8 - 9am: flexible drop off window, free choice time
9:15 Reading for connections.The morning starts with a read aloud and group discussion that sets the theme for the day, followed by an extension activity.
10:30 snack & play break (all locations have shady playgrounds!)
11:00 Reading for pleasure. DEAR time! Drop everything and read! Campers can choose from a curated selection of fabulous books of all levels and genres. Campers can choose to read by themselves or with a buddy.
12:00 play break
12:30 STEAM. A new challenge or project every day that puts literacy into action! Build a float using only straws and rubber bands to see how many pennies it can hold; use recyclables to invent a brand new mode of transportation; design a gondola that can transport Rapunzel safely from the tower to land, and write about how it was accomplished. The session ends with sharing challenges and successes.
2:15 Handwriting session with all the good stuff- dry erase boards, gel pens, sand trays, etc…
2:45 - 3:00 Dismissal