Summer Fun at JWP is offered for children ages 2 through rising grade 6**. Week-long camp themes are enhanced with special age-appropriate activities and virtual guest visits. Summer Fun is a great way for children to explore passions, develop life skills, and build character. Incoming students are encouraged to participate.
**The Walnut Park Explorers is only open to current students or those entering in the Fall. The Jackson Adventurers are open to the public (rising kindergarten- grade 6)
SUMMER FUN 2021
The 8-week Summer Fun program for the Walnut Park Explorers (toddler- age 4) begins on Monday, June 14, 2021, and runs through Friday, August 6th, 2021. The Jackson Adventurers (rising kindergarten- grade 6) begin on Monday, June 21, 2021, and runs through Friday, August 6, 2021. Families may choose to sign up by the week.
THEMES: Walnut Park Explorers (Current Toddler -Age 4)
Week 1: Summer Fun
June 14- 18
“School’s out for the summer!!!”
Join us for some fun in the sun while we splash in the water and play outside, in nature. This week will have a variety of special activities to get into summer mode.
Week 2: Gardening
Children will learn about the life cycle of a plant and what makes a plant grow and thrive. Hands-on learning and caring for the earth will be time well spent during Summer Fun.
Week 3: Stars and Stripes
June 28-July 2
We will celebrate the Fourth of July in 2021 style, with red, white, and blue hand-made decorations, songs, a virtual marching band, and of course, homemade, healthy popsicle recipes to go along with a hot summer day!
Week 4: Seasons and Water
July 6-9. *closed 7/5
Water plays a role in each season, with different forms and changes. From condensation to precipitation, from rivers to frozen ponds, the children will experiment with the water cycle as it takes shape during each season.
Week 5: Puppets
Puppets will come to life in the hands and minds of young children, who will combine artistic skills with the dramatic art of putting on an original puppet show.
Week 6: The Circus is Coming to Town
What could be more exciting than joining the circus? Our young children will be introduced to creative skills and entertaining acts that make up a circus.
Week 7: Super Science
Children will be given the opportunity to learn about how rainbows come to be, and other fun scientific questions that they can discover through curiosity and exploration. S.T.E.A.M. will be introduced and hands-on experiments and learning will be part of each day.
Week 8: Scrapbooking
This session is designed to give each child a sense of self as they create scrapbooks, “All About Me!” They will use buttons, paint, stickers, and other art supplies to tell the story of their home, family, and favorite things!
THEMES: Jackson Adventurers (Rising Kindergarten- Grade 6)
Week 2: Myths, Legends, and Fairy Tales
Bring your imagination while we take a magical journey through the timeless myths, legends and fairy tales. While we become acquainted with stories from different countries and cultures, we will be introduced to famous and infamous characters within those traditions. Students will create their own myth, legend, or fairy tale so share with their friends and family.
Week 3: Water World
June 28-July 2
It’s time to cool off! Explore the wonders of water with a variety of different water toys and activities. The JWP sprinkler park has everything needed to have fun in the sun. Explore water through S.T.E.A.M. projects, water games, group challenges, topped off with homemade popsicles!
Week 4: S.T.E.A.M.
July 6-9 *closed 7/5
Dive into the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math during S.T.E.A.M. week. Campers have the chance to put their critical thinking and problem-solving skills to the test. Each camper will have the opportunity to design, create, and build their own projects throughout the week that they can bring home.
Week 5: Around the World in 5 Days!
Pack your bags and passports as we embark on an adventure! Explore world cultures on our trip as we travel around the world in 5 days. Explore the culture, arts, cuisine, and traditions of near and far places.
Week 6: Fun and Fitness
Let’s get up and moving with fun fitness challenges and adventures. Campers will develop and practice fitness skills while playing fun games including relays and obstacle courses.
Week 7: Challenges and Adventure
Come prepared to be challenged both mentally and physically! Campers will be put to the test thought various challenges including our Ninja Warrior and obstacle courses. Mental challenges include “Escape the Room” and other team building adventures.
Week 8: Pay it Forward
This week is packed with practical acts of love and service. Students build meaningful connections as they serve people through our strong partnerships with local nonprofit organizations. Students will learn empathy and compassion for others as they meet the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of disadvantaged children, youth, and adults.
Week 1: June 14-18 **(Current Walnut Park students only)
Week 2: June 21-25
Week 3: June 28- July 2nd
Week 4: July 6-9 (closed. Monday 7/5)
Week 5: July 12-16
Week 6: July 19-23
Week 7 July 26- 30
Week 8: August 2-6
Half Day: 9:00-12:00 $300.00 Full Day 9:00- 3:00 $500.00 Extended Day**
9:00- 5:00 $650.00
Week 4 (July 6-9) CLOSED MONDAY 7/5
Half Day: 9:00-12:00 $240.00 Full Day 9:00- 3:00 $400.00 Extended Day**
9:00- 5:00 $530.00