HMS Summer Programs feature hands on activities covering all developmental areas to keep learning fresh and exciting! The morning program is theme based offering a variety of activities both indoor and outdoor.
Montessori Afternoons will focus on academics and is taught by our certified teachers.
Weeks 1 & 2: 6/24 - 7/5 Let's Make Music! (no camp July 4th)
Weeks 3 & 4: 7/8 - 7/19 Space Travel and Beyond!
Weeks 5 & 6: 7/22 - 8/2 We're Going Camping!
Weeks 7 & 8: 8/5 - 8/16 Construction on Site!
Morning Program: Guided activities will encourage the children to explore the world around them. Activities include arts and crafts, building, imaginative play, science experiments and plenty of time outdoors. Special presenters each week will help round out the fun.
Montessori Afternoons: (Full Day and Afternoon only students) Your child can experience the benefit of a well prepared Montessori environment, with a full range of Montessori materials and certified teachers. Activities in the Practical Life, Sensorial, Cultural, Math and Language curriculum will help your child build skills in all developmental areas. Remember, our children don’t stop learning in the summer, so let’s continue to prepare them to make academic progress!
Enrollment: Themes run for a two-week session, however each week can also stand alone. A child can enroll in either the first week or second week of a session if needed.
Eligibility: This program is open to ALL currently enrolled HMS students. Incoming HMS students who are 2.5 years old by July 1, 2019 are also eligible.
Non-HMS families who have children who are 3 years old by July 1, 2019 may apply. We require a child visit prior to accepting this registration form. Please submit this form and we will contact you to arrange a visit. The deposit will be due upon acceptance.
Sibling discount is 5% off the lower summer tuition for a second child.
It’s time for Summer Camp Adventures at A Whole New World Academy of Hoboken. This year’s summer camp program will reflect the fun and exciting adventures found right in our own backyards. Summer Camp will begin on June 26, 2017 and end on August 25, 2017. In order to make summer fun for the children, and different from the regular school year, we have prepared an outrageously wild and exciting 9 weeks of fun.
Imagine Explore Create Celebrate
This studio based camp experience will include creating drawings, paintings and sculptures combining observation and imagination to help each student enhance their skills and to raise their artistic voice! The session will be split into demonstrations, drawing/painting studio time, snack/break and sculpture studio. Famous artists and their techniques will be introduced as well. Have fun with friends while exploring art materials and making artistic choices! Our program is open to students entering grades 1-7.
Science Technology Engineering Math
We’re excited to once again offer a unique modular camp program that offers participants with guided activities which explore robotics, circuits, coding, engineering, design 3-D printing and so much more! It will be a week of exploration, innovation and creativity. Each day campers will dive deeper into STEM topics indoors but also have ample time to go outside and enjoy the fresh summer air.Our program is designed for students entering grades 1 – 8. Camp will begin at 8:30 AM each morning, with an option to register for before care starting at 8:00AM. Aftercare is available for participating students and runs from 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM.
On-site and virtual options available for 2021, including coding, robotics, music, drama, arts, sports, outdoor fun, Montessori lessons, and more
10 Weeks with an Awesome Theme Each Week!
Please call to inquire or go to our website.
Dance, music, and art; Virtual classes also available
Bricks 4 Kidz - Kids have loads of fun (and learn a bunch!) as they use LEGO bricks to explore the world of engineering, architecture and science in an open, friendly and team-based environment. Bricks 4 Kidz camps keep the pace fast and varied with guided projects and challenges as well as time for free building and design, so the kids are always having fun. Camp activities are designed for kids entering first grade an up, and built around themes they love - Space/Star Wars, Clash of Bricks, Mining and Crafting/Minecraft, Pokemon, Ninjas, Jurassic Brick Park and more. Screened, trained Bricks 4 Kidz staff provide friendly, qualified supervision for your children so you rest assured they are safe and happy. Junior Builders Camp, Ages 4-5 - Designed for kids to discover, explore, invent and create using DUPLO and LEGO® bricks. Kids will learn interesting facts about real world objects and animals in these interactive lessons which reinforce counting, patterning, spatial awareness and fine motor skills. Projects are designed to encourage creativity and imagination while enforcing essential learning literacy, math and spatial skills. Throughout the course of the day, BRICKS 4 KIDZ® teachers provide the raw materials for the children's imaginations to create with model plans, games, and activities. The group setting is ideal for collaborative learning, the kids can build on one another's ideas and make discoveries together that they might not make alone. All children must be toilet trained and able to care for self in the restroom..
601 Park Avenue
This camp combines two of our most popular programs: Debate and Mock Trial.
Speech and Debate
The objective of this program is to prepare participants for the myriad situations that require formal and informal presentations. Participants will learn how to craft and present arguments, opinions and ideas. They will learn the fundamentals of rhetoric and will practice informing, persuading and motivating an audience in a variety of ways. The grading rubric was adapted with the permission of Neil Mercer, the Director of research and Head of Faculty at The University of Cambridge.
Students will learn to effectively present and defend a persuasive argument using the ARESR method developed by the English Speaking Union. Students will learn to outline, draft, develop and deliver effective arguments and counter arguments. They will learn to refute using the four steps of effective refutation. They will explore what is efficient-and inefficient-in arguments (and counter arguments) and the different methods that popular orators have used throughout the years to sway opinion. We will also address political framing techniques, speaker-audience and speaker-topic commonality, persuasive rhetoric, fallacies in reasoning, persuasive use of evidence and stylistic devices.
Mock trial is a hands on simulation of the American judicial system. The goal is to help participants acquire a working knowledge of our judicial system, develop analytical abilities and communication skills, display leadership in a court of law, and gain an understanding of their obligations and responsibilities as participating members of our society. Materials for this course are provided by The American Bar Association and The Constitutional Rights Foundation.
Exploration and explanation of basic legal concepts, court etiquette and vocabulary
-Criminal vs. civil trial
-Bench vs jury trial
-Prosecution vs defense
-Lay witness vs expert witness
-Presumption of innocence
-Burden of proof
-Rules of Evidence
-Use of exhibits
-Direct vs circumstantial evidence
-Objections and objectionable material
-Analysis of statement of charges
-Breakdown of the elements of each charge
-Analyzing the burden of proof
-Outlining the evidence for and against each charge, including: Forensic evidence, eyewitness testimony and statements
-Determining motive or lack of motive
-Determining the opportunity or lack of opportunity to commit the crime
-Analysis of corroboration and/or inconsistencies between witnesses
-Analysis of exhibits
Assignment and analysis of roles in the mock trial
-Pairing witnesses with testimony
-Preparing students for the duties of each role
-Explanation and exploration of the trial process as it relates to each role
Writing and practicing Direct examinations
-Purpose, scope and expectations for each role
-Analysis of proper examination
-Further analysis of witness statements
-Outline of direct examination
-Draft of direct examination
-Analysis and removal of objectionable or extraneous material
-Adjustment based on witness preparation
-Timing of direct examinations and further editing if needed
-Responding to objections
Writing and practicing cross examinations
-Purpose, scope and expectation for each role
-Analysis of proper cross examination
-Analysis of anticipated direct examination
-Further analysis of witness statements
-Outline of cross examination
-Draft of cross examination
-Analysis and removal of objectionable, leading or extraneous material
-Adjustment based on witness preparation
-Timing of cross examinations and further editing if needed
-Responding to objections
Writing and practicing re-direct examinations
-Purpose, scope and expectation for each role
-Analysis of proper re-direct examination
-Analysis of cross examination as it pertains to re-direct examination
-Determining what needs clarification and/or dismissal
-Analysis of objectionable and/or extraneous material
-Timing of re-direct examination and further editing if necessary
Writing and practicing openings (Prosecution/Plaintiff and Defense)
-Purpose, scope, structure and expectations for openings
-Persuasive rhetoric and opening arguments
-Analysis of jury instructions and jury
-Developing and delivering the 'theme' of a case
-Analysis of extraneous or unhelpful information
-Further contemplation of burden of proof and how it pertains to the openings
-Contrasting analysis of defense's opening to the prosecution's opening
-Outline of the opening
-Draft of the opening
-Timing of openings and further editing if necessary
Writing and practicing closings (Prosecution/Plaintiff and defense)
-Purpose, scope, structure and expectations for closings
-Analysis of the charges, evidence, testimony and adjustments that the case may have brought
-Analysis of reasonable doubt
-Persuasive weighing of each argument
-Analysis of what may and may not be referenced in the closing
-Discussion of adaptability and last moment adjustments
-Outline of closings
-Draft of closings
-Timing of closings and additional editing if necessary
Mock trial performance
• Students must bring their own lunch. Snacks will be provided. Parents must email camp director with any allergies in advance. This class requires a minimum of five students to run.
601 Park Ave
Hoboken NY 07030
Students will learn and practice essential Leadership skills such as Negotiation, Delegation, Initiative, Conflict Resolution and more. This class includes:
Improvisation and other Theatre games, building with Kinex, Legos and other materials, balloon relay races, sack races and obstacle courses, STEM activities with gumdrops, marshmallows and spaghetti, making DIY catapults, fencing (with inflatable lightsabers), dodgeball (foam balls), volleyball and other physical activities, building a life-sized house out of recyclable materials, and more
The objective of this program is to prepare participants for the myriad situations that require formal and informal presentations. Participants will learn how to craft and present arguments, opinions, and ideas. They will learn the fundamentals of rhetoric and will practice informing, persuading and motivating an audience in a variety of ways. The grading rubric was adapted with the permission of Neil Mercer, the Director of research and Head of Faculty at The University of Cambridge. This class will include:
-Debate (Instructor is trained by the English Speaking Union and a coach for the New York Debate League)
-Creating a commercial and learning how to market a product
-Pitches (Make and pitch your own movie, book, legislation or product)
Mock trial is a hands-on simulation of the American judicial system. The goal is to help participants acquire a working knowledge of our judicial system, develop analytical abilities and communication skills, and gain an understanding of their obligations and responsibilities as participating members of our society. Materials for this course are provided by The American Bar Association and The Constitutional Rights Foundation.
Woodworking (custom projects and joinery techniques)
1460 Garden Street, Hoboken
Activities include arts & crafts, sports & fitness, cooking, science experiments, field trips to beach front/pool, Gaga, visiting workshops and much more!
Hoboken, NJ 07030
How true are "historical" films? We'll take a look at movies that focus on historical events and discover what is fact, fantasy, or simply a matter of perspective.
Guitar Bar is happy to announce it's summer program "Rock Camp" is back for 2017. Guided by our staff of professional teachers and touring musicians, a group of 3 to 5 students of similar age (ranging from 10-17) and skills will put a rock band together. Students do require some knowledge/lesson experience on their chosen instrument.
From choosing a name, picking or writing their own songs, and rehearsing, the group will learn the inner dynamics and challenges of working together with one common goal - a live performance for family and friends at the end of the two-week session.
Included in the session, students may have the opportunity to play other instruments, as is often done in a typical band experience.
Classes run on a two-week cycle, Monday through Thursday, from 11am-1pm at Guitar Bar. The performance will be on the Thursday evening of the final day of the session at 7pm. Performance spaces will be announced soon, but in the past they have been at Maxwell's and Mulligan's.
Enrollment is limited, so stop in or call for availability and more information.
Sign up online: https://guitarbarjr.wufoo.com/forms/r12vxvd90gmi1rr/
Hoboken Charter School — 713 Washington Street, Hoboken
All Saints Church — 707 Washington Street, Hoboken
St. Matthew’s Parish Hall — 57 8th Street, Hoboken
Pre-K and Kindergarten (must be 4 years old at start of session)*
This half-day program is a great way to introduce younger children to the performing arts in a gentle and fun environment. Small classes with two instructors per class ensures a thoughtful, caring and focused experience in dance, art, voice and theater games.
THE JUNGLE BOOK
This group will perform a fully realized production, directed by Jessica Mccuiston, at the end of the three-week session for family and friends. Each day they will have classes in Theater Games, Voice, Acting, Dance and Art with trained professionals and working artists.
This group will perform a fully realized production, directed by Chase Leyner, musical direction by Aidan Davis, at the end of the three-week session for family and friends. Each day they will have classes in Voice, Acting, Dance and Art with trained professionals and working artists.
This group will perform a fully realized production, directed by Scott Pearson, musical direction by Caleb Damschroeder, at the end of the three-week session for family and friends. Each day they will have classes in Voice and Music Theory, Acting, and Dance with trained professionals and working artists.
*Grades are as of September 2019.
Hoboken Day Care 100 is proud to bring back its Summer Camp Program for 2017. Our program combines learning and play to create a fun and exciting learning environment for ages 5-12. Each week we will have themes ranging from healthy eating and exercise to bugs and science experiments. Local walking field trips are also expected
Daily local trips, history, art, music, science, drama and outdoor play.
Spanish Immersion Camp with dance lessons, indoor soccer and gym time led by certified Physical Education Teacher, daily recess and afternoon snack, daily art class,weekly culinary class, math, social studies, project-based learning, creative writing, out-of-town field trips on Wednesdays, parent presentations on Fridays. Our Middle Schoolers will have weekly themed camps.