Summer Camp

Students learning during MSP summer camp engineering week
Building during engineering week

MSP offers summer camp for students in Preschool & Kindergarten.  Themes alternate from week to week and include such creative and enriching topics as cooking, drama, Spanish, technology, and science.  Students may attend all summer or pick and choose weeks.  *Those enrolled in MSP toddler classes may choose to go year round.

In addition to the 8 AM to 11:30 PM camp time, there is also early morning and afternoon (until 5:30pm) extended care for Preschool-Kindergarten aged children.

Non-MSP students are invited to attend camps.  *Please note, students not currently enrolled in MSP must be at least 4 years of age to enroll in camp and are required to schedule a child visit before registering for summer camps.  Call (850) 469-8138 or click here to schedule.

2018 Early Childhood Summer Camps (held at 12th Avenue campus):

Click here for descriptions.

  • June 4-8 (Construction & Crafts)
  • June 11-15 (Drama)
  • June 18-22 (Science)
  • June 25-29 (Jewelry)
  • July 2-6 (Around the World) no camp on July 4
  • July 9-13 (Cooking)
  • July 16-20 (Music)
  • July 22-27 (Art)
  • July 30- August 3 (Gala)

 

RATES (those signing up for all 9 weeks, get the final week free)

  • 8:00 – 11:30
    $550/Month  $150/Week
  • 8:00 – 2:30
    $800/Month  $225/Week
  • 7:00 – 5:30
    $1000/Month  $300/Week

 

Elementary Summer Camps (held at Montessori Drive campus):

These camps are run similar to our after-school classes, with individual instructors setting their themes, times, and costs.  Payment is made to the instructors.  Below is information and links to register.

Caitlin Vogel (MSP art teacher) will be hosting the following Art Camps at Montessori Drive for 7-13 year-olds.

Animals, Monsters, and Beasts!

Come create creatures of all sizes and shapes in this full day art camp! This camp offers a unique opportunity for in depth investigation into a theme through extended art making sessions and intimate class sizes in a Montessori environment. Projects include wearable art (think shirts, hats, and animal ears), stuffed creatures, printmaking, exploratory painting techniques (blown ink creations), collaborative art and more! The week culminates in a child-organized art show from 3-3:45 where artists get to share their unique creations with family and friends.

  • Cost: $290 includes non-refundable $20 material fee due at sign up
  • June 4th-8th 8am-3pm
  • Ages: 7-13

Recycle, Re-Imagine, ReUSE

Rediscover new uses for overlooked items in this eco-conscious class. This camp offers a unique opportunity for in depth investigation into a theme through extended art making sessions and intimate class sizes in a Montessori environment. During this full day art camp children will create up-cycled artwork that focuses on the functional. Create beads and bowls from paper, learn how to weave with plastic bags; breathe new life into an old clothing item through alterations, use tin cans to create beautiful candle holders, create wallets out of duct tape and so much more!  The week culminates in a child-organized art show from 3-3:45 where artists get to share their unique creations with family and friends.

IN MOTION SUMMER CAMPS:  The below camps integrate themes children love with a mixture of art, dance, science, and music, with hands-on activities, outside play, cooperative games, movement, and creativity.

Camps are led by Melissa Banks of In Motion (BFA in Choreography and Performance, dancer with Mississippi Repertory Modern Company, 25+ years teaching).

June 11th-15th

 

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

 

Visit the Enchanted Forest Week:  Fairies and fantastical creatures

 

Cost:  $275, includes non-refundable $20 fee for materials.

Campers will go on fairy hunts, make fairy gardens, learn dances and songs, and much more.  This week isn’t just about fairies- elves, gnomes, and other forest creatures will also be in the spotlight!

 

Ages: 6-12

 

June 25th -29th

 

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Outta this World

 

Cost:  $275, includes non-refundable $20 fee for materials.

This camp will focus on outer space, planets/stars, stories of famous astronauts, and even some Star Wars fun!

 

Ages: 6-12

 

July 9th –July 13th

 

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Explorations in the 4 Elements

 

Cost:  $275, includes non-refundable $20 fee for materials.

This week will focus on the 4 elements: fire, water, earth, air with science experiments, craft projects, and musical instrument demonstrations that center around each of the elements (and some info on weird animals and world records).

 

Ages: 6-12

 

July 23rd– 27th   

 

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

 

Fly Away With Me

 

Cost:  $275, includes non-refundable $20 fee for materials.

This camp will focus on things with wings, especially birds and insects, incorporating scientific observations, creative movement exercises, and many hands-on projects.

 

Ages: 6-12

 

 

Click here to register.

Another camp being offered:

Comics 101:  taught by Jeslyn Sebold ()

  • June 18th-22nd
  • 9am-2pm
  • Cost:  $275, includes non-refundable $20 fee for materials.
  • 5th-8th grades

Campers will design characters, write stories, and create their cover and at least 1 finished page of their own personal comic.

Click here to register.

 

 

 

Students cooking plantains during Spanish week at summer camp
Cooking plantains during Spanish week
Students performing during drama week at MSP summer camp
Performance during drama week
Student's constructing an engineering project at MSP summer camp
Construction during an Engineering Camp