Maternelle Summer Program

We are excited to announce our summer camp offerings! Camps run for 9 weeks starting June 26th and ending August 25th. The maternelle summer program is open to students going into preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year (3-6 years old). Our summer program for older students is located across the street and you can find more information here. All students must be fully potty trained. French language proficiency is not a requirement.

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Registration

Our summer program is highly customizable and flexible based on family's needs. We offer half day, full day, and extended care options. You may pick from a list of weekly enrichment camps (listed below) or day sessions, where students participate in crafts, games and more. All enrichment camps and general sessions take place at our campus located at 5839 SW Hood Avenue. 

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To sign up please click here and fill out the online enrollment form. There is no enrollment deadline but camps fill up quickly. Please refer to the summer billing section for information about payment. 

Enrichment Camp Offerings

For questions please contact our summer coordinator. To view a list of camps in PDF format click here
All enrichment camps are half days, from 9am-noon. Complimentary early drop off is available starting at 8am and half day pick up is after lunch at 12:30pm. Families can add on afternoon care until 3pm for an additional fee. 

Click on the weeks below to see camp offerings.

    Week 1: June 26-30

    • Little sound explorers

      Explore the different ways to make sounds! Campers will bring songs to life through stories and paintings in order to help them understand the effect of sound. By manipulating everyday objects students will discover that music is all around them!

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Monsieur Marc • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French


    Week 2: July 3-7 **closed July 4**

    • Musical Blocks

      Students will spend the week literally and figuartively learning the building blocks of music. While they construct an actual tower using wooden blocks, campers will also build "musical" towers in a variety of ways: with French songs; by exploring rhythm through body and instrument percussion; and by studying pitch, basic music theory, notation, and more using the Orff-Schulwerk approach.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Monsieur Marc • Camp fee: $160 • Language: French

    Week 3: July 10-14

    • Gymnastics

      Try out various gymnastic equipment and learn basic fundamentals on all the traditional apparatus including bars, beam, and trampoline. Learn about the history of the sport and the technical differences between men's and women's gymnastics. Includes gymnastics themed crafts to take home, and at the end of the week students will perform a routine that they helped choreograph!

      Ages: 3-5 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Sarah Ahl • Camp fee: $225 • Language: English


    • La nature en peinture

      Nature painting. Come learn different painting styles and techniques to create natural landscapes, inspired by different artists and their way of representing nature through art.

      Ages: 3-5 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Madame Zoe • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French

    Week 4: July 17-21

    • Circus arts!

      Enter the virtuosic world of clowning, tumbling, acrobatics, storytelling, object manipulation and partner balancing acts. Throughout this fun and exciting workshop series we will work on developing motor and coordination skills, kinesthetic awareness, basic tumbling, creative movement and games as we bravely enter the world of clowns, tumble the roads of acrobats and unlock the potential of creative circus in a safe and joyous way.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Martina & Marina • Camp fee: $250 • Language: English


    • Little sound explorers

      Explore the different ways to make sounds! Campers will bring songs to life through stories and paintings in order to help them understand the effect of sound. By manipulating everyday objects students will discover that music is all around them!

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Monsieur Marc • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French

    Week 5: July 24-28

    • **CANCELLED** Origami tout joli

      Pretty origami. Come create and decorate a collection of objects through the art of paper folding

      Ages: 3-5 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Madame Zoe • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French


    • Gymnastics!

      Try out various gymnastic equipment and learn basic fundamentals on all the traditional apparatus including bars, beam, and trampoline. Learn about the history of the sport and the technical differences between men's and women's gymnastics. Includes gymnastics themed crafts to take home, and at the end of the week students will perform a routine that they helped choreograph!

      Ages: 3-5 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Sarah Ahl • Camp fee: $225 • Language: English

    Week 6: July 30- August 4

    • In the Garden

      A fun and hands-on introduction to basic environmental science. Your budding scientist will discover how, why, and where things grow, how weather affects our gardens, the basic science of seeds, all while exploring leaves, flowers, and the creatures that live in our gardens.

      Ages: 3-5 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Mad Science • Camp fee: $250 • Language: English


    • Soccer

      Spend a week enjoying the world’s most popular sport in a fun, recreational environment. Play fun soccer games to build skills in our fun, age-appropriate camp. Learn and practice soccer skills including: dribbling, passing, receiving and shooting. Everyone is a winner as the week’s fun culminates in an age-appropriate “World Cup” tournament. All campers will receive a soccer ball and a jersey.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer • Camp fee: $200 • Language: English


    Week 7: August 7-11

    • Musique et mouvement

      A fun and creative class for kids to explore and express movement and music. This camp will include games, dances and other activities to develop reflexes, coordination and spontaneity while exercising the right and left sides of brain . A variety of music styles and singalongs will be incorporated to work on rhythm, coordination, and motor skills.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Monsieur Justin • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French


    • Body & Mind

      In this camp students will exceed their own expecations by discovering the amazing things their body and mind can do. Every day, campers will discover their abilities by exploring yoga, relaxation, dance, and games. They will leave class each afternoon feeling surprised and proud of what they learned and accomplished.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Madame Karine • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French


    Week 8: August 14-18

    • Fairy tales & music

      In this camp, students will use French sounds, syllables and words to create songs inspired by fairytales. Campers will learn about different styles of music from around the world. They will develop their sense of music and practice improvisation through games, music, percussion, dance and songs.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Monsieur Marc • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French


    • A world of instruments

      A week of exploring, listening to, and building traditional musical instruments from all around the world. Dancing and singing will work on rhythm, coordination, and motor skills.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Monsieur Justin • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French


    Week 9: August 21-25

    • **CANCELLED** Body & mind

      In this camp students will exceed their own expecations by discovering the amazing things their body and mind can do. Every day, campers will discover their abilities by exploring yoga, relaxation, dance, and games. They will leave class each afternoon feeling surprised and proud of what they learned and accomplished.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Madame Karine • Camp fee: $200 • Language: French


    • **FULL--Waitlist Only** Soccer!

      Spend a week enjoying the world’s most popular sport in a fun, recreational environment. Play fun soccer games to build skills in our fun, age-appropriate camp. Learn and practice soccer skills including: dribbling, passing, receiving and shooting. Everyone is a winner as the week’s fun culminates in an age-appropriate “World Cup” tournament. All campers will receive a soccer ball and a jersey.

      Ages: 3-6 • Time: 9am-noon • Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer • Camp fee: $200 • Language: English