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Camp Whitin 2017 Schedule

 
 Week Dates Camp Ages 
 
Week 1 6/26 - 6/30 NEW! Ooey-Gooey 4 - 6Half-Day Camps
 Inventor's Workshop 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 5-D Dodgeball 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 
Week 2 (4 Day Camp) 7/3 - 7/7 All About The Ocean (4 Day Camp) 4 - 6Half-Day Camps
 K.M.S. (4 Day Camp) 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 Music Studio (4 Day Camp) 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 
Week 3 7/10 - 7/14 Superheroes-In-Training 4 - 6Half-Day Camps
 All Sports 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 Splash ‘N Dash 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 Design, Build & Destroy 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 
Week 4 7/17 - 7/21 NEW! Scales & Tails 4 - 6Half-Day Camps
 Match Point Tennis 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 NEW! Reptile & Amphibians 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 
Week 5 7/24 - 7/28 NEW! Mini DaVinci 4 - 6Half-Day Camps
 NEW! Survivor 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 Van Gogh's Gallery 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 
Week 6 7/31 - 8/4 NEW! Mini Diggers 4 - 6Half-Day Camps
 NEW! Passport To The World 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 Hoop Star Basketball 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 
Week 7 8/7 - 8/11 Jurassic Park, Jr. 4 - 6Half-Day Camps
 WCC Olympics 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 Minecraft Modding (Ages 9-14) 7 - 14Specialty Camps
 MineScratch Video Game Design (Ages 7-12) 7 - 14Specialty Camps
 
Week 8 8/14 - 8/18 A Bug's Life 4 - 6Half-Day Camps
 NEW! Homerun Hitters 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 Harry Potter's Potions & Magic 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 
Week 9 8/21 - 8/25 Football/Floor Hockey Faceoff 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 Step Up Dance & Cheer 7 - 13Full Day Camp
 
  All Weeks6/26 - 8/25 Extended Care
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Week 1 June 26 — June 30
NEW! Ooey-Gooey
Ages 4 - 6
Everyone knows the best part of science is the slimy part! Including gloops and splats and plenty of slime, this “jam”-packed week of science experiments will be as heavy on the fun as it is the study. Pique your little scientist’s curiosity with earth, life, environmental, and physical sciences and perhaps even some low-level chemistry. Mad scientists welcome!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $105.00
Non-Members $130.00
 
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Week 1 June 26 — June 30
Inventor's Workshop
Ages 7 - 13
Feeling creative? Campers will work in teams using every day items to create an innovative project that will help to solve a problem or need to be identified. All projects will be displayed at the end of the week.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 1 June 26 — June 30
5-D Dodgeball
Ages 7 - 13
Come Dodge, Dip, Duck, Dive and Dodge while playing versions of the school classic you know and some you have to see to believe! Games change multiple times daily so there is always something new starting. Camper favorites like Quadrant, Hoops, Doctor/Nurse, Jail, Castle, and many more will be played.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 2 (4 Day Camp) July 03 — July 07
All About The Ocean (4 Day Camp)
Ages 4 - 6
This camp is back again by popular demand! Come explore the ocean with us through puzzles and books to games and other hands-on activities. Every day will be a new adventure as we set sail on a week of ocean creatures, pirates, and aquatic-themed games! No camp July 4th.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $86.00
Non-Members $106.00
 
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Week 2 (4 Day Camp) July 03 — July 07
K.M.S. (4 Day Camp)
Ages 7 - 13
Kickball, Matball and Soccer are combined into one amazing camp! Campers will have the opportunity to play in the gym, on the hill, in the racquetball court or even on the tennis courts! We have so many games to play in this great week that all we need is you! Teams will change daily as we kick our way to a great week of camp. No camp July 4th.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $160.00
Non-Members $205.00
 
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Week 2 (4 Day Camp) July 03 — July 07
Music Studio (4 Day Camp)
Ages 7 - 13
Join us for a musical adventure! Activities will include learning to read and compose music, creative crafts to make your own instruments, musical games, and an exploration of a variety of music genres like Pop, Rock & Roll, Classical, Country and more! No camp July 4th.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $160.00
Non-Members $205.00
 
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Week 3 July 10 — July 14
Superheroes-In-Training
Ages 4 - 6
Calling all campers! It’s time to hero up! Explore the world of superheroes and villains in this week long hero fest! Whether it’s creating costumes or comic books, making clay figurines or just saving the world from destruction, your little superhero will save the day!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $105.00
Non-Members $130.00
 
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Week 3 July 10 — July 14
All Sports
Ages 7 - 13
Anything and everything! Our most popular sport camp of all-time is back for another round of fun. You will participate in classic games like basketball, soccer, floor hockey, and football but wait…we will also play games like Frisbee golf, Mat ball, VBB (volleyball/baseball/basketball) and obstacle courses. Throw in daily themes like crazy hair and costumes and you have all the elements of a great fun-filled camp experience.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 3 July 10 — July 14
Splash ‘N Dash
Ages 7 - 13
Make some waves in our Competition Pool as you play games like water polo, dolphin/gator, basketball, relay races, cannonball contests, and much more! This camp is NOT for non-swimmers as you will be in the pool for a large portion of the day. If you have questions about your swimming ability, please ask.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 3 July 10 — July 14
Design, Build & Destroy
Ages 7 - 13
This camp has quickly become our most popular! Come stretch your imagination by designing bridges, rockets, airplanes, and more, but don’t get too attached to your projects because once we are done designing and building you will be destroying them! Ready-made materials have never been so much fun! Release your inner engineer in a safe and controlled environment.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st.

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 4 July 17 — July 21
NEW! Scales & Tails
Ages 4 - 6
Frogs and snakes and lizards, oh my! In spite of being distantly related, reptiles and amphibians are distinguished by their physical appearance and different stages of life. Learn about these animals and their differences, and on Friday Southwick’s Zoo will be bringing live reptiles & amphibians to camp!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May1st

Members $105.00
Non-Members $130.00
 
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Week 4 July 17 — July 21
Match Point Tennis
Ages 7 - 13
Game, set, match! This camp is for both seasoned pros and newcomers to the game. We will teach fundamentals of forehands, backhands, and serves while competing in friendly contests like Around the World, Knockout, and King & Queen of the Court. Plus there is always the chance to beat the pros! See you on the courts! Please note: a limited number of racquets are available for use.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 4 July 17 — July 21
NEW! Reptile & Amphibians
Ages 7 - 13
Frogs and snakes and lizards, oh my! In spite of being distantly related, reptiles and amphibians are distinguished by their physical appearance and different stages of life. Learn about these animals and their differences, and on Friday Southwick’s Zoo will be bringing live reptiles & amphibians to camp!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 5 July 24 — July 28
NEW! Mini DaVinci
Ages 4 - 6
Similar to the Van Gogh’s Gallery but for younger campers, Mini DaVinci will get your little artist to unleash their creative streak! Including paints and beads, drawing and shaping clay, this tactile camp will inspire original works of art that will take part in an art show at the end of the week!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $105.00
Non-Members $130.00
 
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Week 5 July 24 — July 28
NEW! Survivor
Ages 7 - 13
Are you a survivor? Just like in the reality television show, you will split into teams and take part in various games and challenges. Only by utilizing their skills and working together will campers stave off elimination. Let the competition begin!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 5 July 24 — July 28
Van Gogh's Gallery
Ages 7 - 13
Painting and drawing and fusion beads, oh my! Come release your inner artist as we create mosaics, paint en plein air, make jewelry, pottery, calendars, and more. If you can imagine it, you can create it! A week-ending camp art show will highlight all of your creative pieces!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st.

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 6 July 31 — August 04
NEW! Mini Diggers
Ages 4 - 6
Loading, dumping and bulldozing is in store for Mini Diggers Camp! This week will be about moving, breaking and making with different construction equipment, tools and materials. Construction workers report July 31 for a half day’s wage.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $105.00
Non-Members $130.00
 
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Week 6 July 31 — August 04
NEW! Passport To The World
Ages 7 - 13
Get your passport stamped for a great adventure as we travel the world this summer at Camp Whitin. Experience other countries and cultures through arts and crafts, food, music, stories & games.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 6 July 31 — August 04
Hoop Star Basketball
Ages 7 - 13
Do you love the game of basketball but want to play more contests like Knockout, Team Hotshot, and Around the World? Do you love basketball but need to work on the fundamentals in a low stress, high energy environment? This is the camp for you! Join us as we play all kinds of games with hoops of different heights.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 7 August 07 — August 11
Jurassic Park, Jr.
Ages 4 - 6
Are you ready to walk with dinosaurs? How about dig for bones? This camp will help your little paleontologist explore the world of millions of years ago. Daily projects include dinosaur arts & crafts, fossil finding, rock excavating, running games, and more.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $105.00
Non-Members $130.00
 
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Week 7 August 07 — August 11
WCC Olympics
Ages 7 - 13
After the success of last year’s WCC Olympics, the camp has returned for another fun-filled week. You’ll create team flags and medals, create an Olympic event, and participate in traditional and non-traditional Olympic events. Compete for camp pride!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 7 August 07 — August 11
Minecraft Modding (Ages 9-14)
Ages 7 - 14
1:00pm-4:00pm Why just *play* Minecraft when you can *create* Minecraft? In this camp designed for quick learners or those with block-based coding experience, campers will learn how to code in Java by making a mod for Minecraft! This is professional, text-based coding. Create and then craft a sword out of mushy bananas, or spawn a flying golden cow! Make the full transition from player to content creator!

See page 9 in the Camp Whitin Schedule for other options and discounts.

Members $225.00
Non-Members $275.00
 
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Week 7 August 07 — August 11
MineScratch Video Game Design (Ages 7-12)
Ages 7 - 14
9:00am-12:00pm Learn how to speak the language of computers! Campers will drive into the existing world of computer coding through Scratch, development at MIT. Scratch is a block-based application designed to make simple for anyone to learn programming. Throughout the camp, coders create projects like an epic space battle game or a choose your own adventure story! The possibilities to create are endless! We’ll also occasionally use other applications like MC Edit (Minecraft-related) based on student interest and aptitude.

See page 9 in the Camp Whitin Schedule for other options and discounts.

Members $225.00
Non-Members $275.00
 
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Week 8 August 14 — August 18
A Bug's Life
Ages 4 - 6
Do you like majestic butterflies and creepy crawly bugs? So do we! Not only will we explore Whitin Park during scavenger hunts and find objects to make rock bugs, we will also play themed games like fly, fly and spider, as well.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $105.00
Non-Members $130.00
 
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Week 8 August 14 — August 18
NEW! Homerun Hitters
Ages 7 - 13
Batter up! All ballplayers welcome as campers will find their own batting stance, learn how to hold a bat and how to swing, and other fundamentals. Mini games will test your skills, including pickle, line ball, and the ground ball challenge. And of course everyone digs a longball, so there will be a homerun derby!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 8 August 14 — August 18
Harry Potter's Potions & Magic
Ages 7 - 13
In this camp we will combine activity and sports camps all into one. Get sorted into your houses, make a magic wand, play a game of Quidditch, learn some “magic spells”, attend a lesson in Potions Class, create your own house elf, and compete for the House Cup.

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 9 August 21 — August 25
Football/Floor Hockey Faceoff
Ages 7 - 13
Would you like to play both football and floor hockey but don’t want to choose between them? Now you don’t have to! We will alternate between the two sports daily and play both inside and outside. Campers will compete in team games, as well as contests like hotshot goalie, obstacle courses, punt/pass/kick, and more. There will be no shortage of things to do as once the ball is hiked or the puck drops, it’s game on!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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Week 9 August 21 — August 25
Step Up Dance & Cheer
Ages 7 - 13
From basic steps and numbers to high-octane routines, you will learn it all! This camp will combine cheerleading skills like building bases, spotting, and basket tosses to dance moves including the dougie, freestyle, and hip hop. You will also learn how to create your own routine and become a choreographer for your friends. Don’t worry parents, only safe, appropriate moves will be taught!

Discount available if paid in full BEFORE May 1st

Members $190.00
Non-Members $245.00
 
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All Weeks June 26 — August 25
Extended Care
Ages
Extended Care is an addition to the FULL DAY Camp and provides before and after camp care. Located in the Conference Room, drop off is available beginning at 6:30am, and the camper(s) can remain in this program until 6:00pm. Extended Care is NOT part of the camp day with regards to organized games and activities. Staff will be on site to monitor campers until they are picked up, however, be advised this is a camper driven program. Campers will have the choice of playing board games and card games, reading a book, watching a PG movie or just relaxing with friends before or after camp. Staff will provide a safe, positive environment for your child and are always eager to join in a game but they will not be organizing a group activity. Campers staying after camp will also have the option of Open Recreation gym time on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Staff will bring campers to and from the gym and supervise them while they play.

Members $60.00
Non-Members $80.00
 
 
 
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