Science and Tech
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.
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.
10 Weeks with an Awesome Theme Each Week!
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Each group's schedule is a perfect mix of swimming, sports, creative and performing arts, outdoor adventure and special events. The splishing and splashing is spectacular in our 3 heated pools. Our comprehensive sports program combines skill development and game play while teaching sportsmanship and teamwork. Campers love our creative arts programs and treasure their projects! The endless fun continues at our fabulous outdoor adventure areas, including our rock wall, high and low elements, nature and explorers programs. All this combined with specialty activities such as boating, dance, archery, fishing, our spectacular playgrounds and loads of special events! Our creative and innovative programs grow with our campers and provide summers filled with awesome activities and memorable experiences!
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..
Yoga on the Pier, cooking, art, gardening, playground time and a Science Lab!
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.
With 25 acres, a lake, 6 pools, 7 tennis courts, a 7,000 square foot dining hall, a 1,000 square foot performing arts center, courts, fields and cabins for sports and fine arts, Deer Mountain offers a setting both well-appointed and beautifully transformative. Activities include: Sports (baseball, soccer, etc.), Arts and Crafts, Swimming, Lakes (fishing, canoeing, etc.) and Outdoor Adventures (rock climbing, zip lining, etc.). Smart, authentic leadership and experienced staff create an environment where Kids ages 3-15 years feel comfortable to be who they are. Expert instructors create engaging, high quality programs so kids develop real skills. Parents choose Deer Mountain because of our experience; Kids love us because of theirs.
Professional swim instruction in large, heated pools, an array of athletic fields sized for younger and older children, creative and performing arts such as: arts and crafts, ceramics, woodworking, dance, theater, digital photography and movie making, and specialties such as: archery, music, gymnastics, nature, edible gardening and yoga, among other activities. The camp also has a 38 foot climbing tower, tandem 250 foot zip lines and spider web net climber. Ample indoor space for rainy days.
"DIY Kids" is an enrichment program designed to teach the proper and safe use of hand tools and general woodworking skills to girls and boys between the ages of 9-16 years old. Through a series of lessons and projects, these young builders will gain the abilities and confidence to complete increasingly complicated projects as the program progresses. Students will learn new skills that will last a lifetime, while also using their creativity and imagination to put their own personal touch on projects. Giving a child the opportunity to develop confidence in their abilities to work with their hands is an experience that could help shape their future.
Summer Camp is a week-long immersion for kids between the ages of 9-16 years old. Along the way, students will gain critical woodworking skills including the use of hand and power tools, planing and finishing custom projects, joinery techniques, and more. Students will create a mix of fun and practical projects like kinetic sculptures, chairs, outdoor games, and golf courses. Each day, campers will put their projects to the test during outdoor breaks in the park. Summer camp is lead by Christopher Murphy, a grade-school woodworking teacher with 10 years experience, and Priscilla Van Houten, founder and owner of The DIY Joint®.
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!
Swim, sports, tennis, bicycle riding/instruction, gymnastics, karate, arts and crafts, performing arts, cooking, nature/science, photography, computers, yoga, facilitated play, trips, special events and entertainment, as well as academic reinforcement, Social Skills Groups, Speech and Occupational Therapy.
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.
Jeff Lake Campers have the chance to explore and grow though a strong tradition of quality programming and fun. Learn to swim in one of our 5 heated pools, paddle a canoe, catch a fish or jump on our trampolines on our 35 acre lake. Experience the fun of gymnastics, dance, music, cooking, yoga, pottery, science, nature and arts & crafts. Strengthen your sport skills with our expert coaches in soccer, softball, tennis, basketball, lacrosse and more. Shoot an arrow, challenge our ropes course and make a new friend.
Swimming, arts, sports, ropes course, lake boating and creative playgrounds, instructional and free swim daily. Arts: cooking, art, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, theater, music, dance, science. Sports: gymnastics, tennis, soccer, basketball, softball, hockey, flag football, golf. Adventure: high and low ropes course, zip line, canoeing, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, mountain biking, nature and outdoor skills, archery, fishing, go-karts. Free Play: 4 independent, creative playgrounds
Hands-on science programs with a different topic each week.
Check out more detailed descriptions at http://unionhudson.madscience.org/campinfo.aspx
Off-site Field Trips, Water/Sprinkler Park, Playground Facilities, Arts and Crafts, Science, Math, Literacy Exploration, Dress-up Days, Guest Performers and more! Upcoming Monthly Open House dates will be listed on Park Prep Academys website calendar.
Hoboken, NJ 07030
ROBOTICS In this week-long camp, students will be introduced to sensors and control systems associated with modern robotics and will learn how to use code to autonomously navigate a physical environment. Each day they will reprogram their robot to react and perform differently given a set of constraints. Students will have a chance to plan and implement their own custom modifications to the function and aesthetic of the robot.
Science Camp offers a fun, innovative, and inquiry-based curriculum chock full of exciting hands-on exploration and challenges. Our supportive environment includes a passionate, skilled teaching staff and cool science tools. Kids learn a lot and have a blast!
Campers can choose from topics like:
Explorers (rising 1st grade) - Coding, the laws of motion, chemistry!
Scientists (rising 2nd & 3rd graders) - Robotics, flight, wizardry!
Innovators (rising 4th & 5th graders) - Astronomy, animals, robotics!
Visionaries (rising 6th, 7th & 8th graders) - sailing, virtual reality, ciphers!
Reserve your preferred topic and week(s) today before courses are sold out!