The sun will be shining and early childhood students love to be outdoors! Mother Nature is a great teacher and invites children to be observant, utilizing all their senses.

Our summer camp program offers weekly theme based activities that will foster an appreciation for nature, teach children about our North Texas ecosystem, and provide fun opportunities for young explorers and scientists!

SUMMER CAMP 2019
AGES 6 – 15 YEARS

The Great Outdoors Summer Camp is offered in two week sessions at both campuses, Starwood Montessori School and Starwood Academy of Frisco. There is a discount for monthly enrollment.

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Session
I
June 3 to June 14
Session
II
June 17 to June 28
Session
III
July 1 to July 12
Session
IV
July 15 to July 26 & 29-31

Weekly Schedule

Week 1
June 3 -7

The Sky

Above We’ll start the summer with our heads in the clouds! Toddlers will enjoy cloud gazing and learn about different types of weather. Primary students will study types of clouds and explore the science of what makes rain.

Week 2
June 10- 14

Bugs That Fly

Insects fascinate children and there’s much to learn about the value of butterflies and bees to flowers.

Week 3
June 17 -21

Feathered Friends

Students will enjoy bird watching and learn how to name common birds found in North Texas.

Week 4
July 24-28

Backyard Wildlife
(diurnal animals)

Venture on a backyard safari and learn to identify fascinating critters that live around our neighborhoods.

Week 5
July 1 – 5

Let’s Rock!  (Closed July 4)

A rock scientist is a Geologist.  Rocks are small treasures for children and they love collecting rocks.  Students will make scientific observations comparing the sizes, weights, colors, and textures of rocks.

Week 6
July 8 - 12

Bugs in Your Garden

Much of the fun of gardening for children is digging for bugs.  Children get excited when they learn the names of these insects and interesting facts about how they help or hurt the plants in your garden.

Week 7
July 15 - 19

Sounds in the Night (nocturnal animals)

Whoooo do you hear when you’re camping outside?

Week 8
July 22 – 26, 29, 30 , 31

Pond Life

What lives in the pond that’s in your neighborhood or favorite park?  The students will explore fish, frogs, and turtles.

Additional Activities

MONTESSORI LEARNING

New materials such as language cards, sorting activities, or counting objects will be introduced throughout the summer that coordinate with the theme.  These will be available on the shelves for students to explore and repeat during Montessori work times, offering our eager learners the opportunity to learn new information in a Montessori format.

Movement Education

Children will have the opportunity to stretch, exercise, and learn the importance of health. Classes will occur both in the gym and outdoors.

SPLASH DAY

Once a week, students will enjoy experimenting with water through a variety of games and activities. Toddler students should bring a change of clothing. Primary students will be asked to wear their swimsuits under their clothes that day and bring a bag with a towel and a change of clothing.

NATURE WALKS

Toddler students will have a weekly objective to explore on their nature walks.

NATURE J0URNAL

Each Primary student will keep a collection of stories, drawings, and nature items documenting their learning throughout the summer.

CAMPFIRE STORIES

We will foster a love of nature through literacy. Weekly story times will be hosted at an indoor campsite.

Starwood Academy of Frisco offers a full-day summer camp with afternoon activities and field trips to students ages 6 and up.

Students will benefit from morning work times that will help them progress academically during the summer months. Following lunch, Elementary students will have the opportunity to experience STEM, art, athletics, and drama activities. Lunch, afternoon speciality camps, and field trips are included!

SUMMER CAMP 2019
AGES 6 – 15 YEARS

The Elementary Summer Camp is offered in two week sessions.

Session
I
June 3 to June 14
Session
II
June 17 to June 28
Session
III
July 1 to July 12
Session
IV
July 15 to July 26 & 29-31

Discount for Monthly Enrollment Contact Admissions

Daily Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome activities
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Recess
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Morning work time
12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Summer camp activities
3:00 p.m.
Dismissal

Camp Schedule

01
STEM Camp
June 3 - 14

Students will explore Deep Worlds: Marine Biology and Odd Couples of the Animal Kingdom. They will get a glimpse of what it is like as a marine biologist and then explore odd couples of the animal kingdom (such as the tortoise and the rhino). STEM activities will be the foundation of our adventures during this camp.

02
Sports Camp
June 17 - 28

Field Trip to Ninja Nation

Students will participate in youth sports and training through age-appropriate athletic games and activities that are designed to improve gross motor skills. They will learn about teamwork and sportsmanship while playing soccer, basketball, and volleyball.

03
Art Camp
July 1 - 12

Field Trip to Make Expression

Travel with us on this creative journey and change the way you see the world! Students will create 3D masterpieces inspired by world cultures (such as Chinese ceramics, Croatian “licitar” hearts, Maori design carvings from New Zealand, “nicho” boxes from Mexico and much more.) By making art using a variety of materials and playing games students will understand that through art, we can connect with people from all over the world.

04
Drama Camp
July 15 - 26 & 29-31

Field Trip to North Texas Performing Arts

Students are encouraged to express their own personality and will develop a level of comfort performing in front of others. This summer’s theme is Shel Silverstein. The camp concludes with a performance of various songs and skits based on the legendary writer’s body of work for parents to enjoy!