Camp Week 8 (updated)

Morning Camp (9am-1pm)Afternoon Camp (1pm-4:30pm)
Guppies
9:00am-1:00pm
Ages 3 & young 4’s
Led by an experienced State-Certified Early Childhood Teacher
Guppies is our traditional day camp specifically designed for our youngest campers. Guppies have a dedicated room with activities such as art, gym, outside play, & STEM tailored to their age. Campers will also begin to learn other important skills such as making friends, sharing, & listening. Pair Guppies with one of our afternoon specialty camps for a fulfilling day. Please note: all campers must be fully potty trained (no pull-ups).
SummerFun/SummerFun Pros/SummerFun All Stars
9:00am-1:00pm
Ages 4+
SummerFun is the ultimate sampler of everything The Connection has to offer. Campers ages 4+  will experience an exciting day of activities including gymnastics/warrior, STEM, sports, arts & crafts, plus plenty of other fun activities. Campers are grouped by age. Pair SummerFun with one of our afternoon camp for a fulfilling day.
Afternoon only camps (1:00pm-4:30pm) will be provided if there is sufficient enrollment since we are not permitted to mix groups.

PM Specialty Ages 3-5
1:00pm-4:30pm
Afternoon Campers ages 3-5 who stay for the afternoon will remain with their morning group and attend a mix of that age-group’s originally scheduled specialty camps, regardless of previous registration. Camp activities include:

Figure It Out
Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? In this camp full of “whodunits” campers will use their five senses to solve a variety of mysteries. From DIY escape rooms to scavenger hunts and iSpy games, our campers will hone their STEM & coding skills_all while having fun!
The Great Outdoors
Campers will spend time learning about nature, playing sports & games, & making nature-inspired crafts. Campers will gain an appreciation for the great outdoors while staying active. Outdoor time will be paired with indoor play.
Gym Kidz
Jump into the gym for this fun filled combo camp! The perfect sampler of both gymnastics & warrior for those younger campers, who love to climb, jump, & tumble. Our focus is to provide children with strength, agility, balance, & confidence, all in a FUN filled environment.
PM Specialty Ages 6-7
1:00pm-4:30pm
Afternoon Campers ages 6-7 who stay for the afternoon will remain with their morning group and attend a mix of that age-group’s originally scheduled specialty camps, regardless of previous registration. Camp activities include:
Inspired Artists
Campers will learn about famous artists and create their own works based on what they have learned. Drawing, painting, sculpting, & other art mediums will be utilized.
Flag, Fit, Fun
Campers will have fun while enjoying a variety of active flag games in this NEW camp! Activities may include flag football, capture the flag, & racing games. Campers will also create their own team flag & participate in an assortment of team building activities.
PM Specialty Ages 8+
1:00pm-4:30pm
Afternoon Campers ages 8+ who stay for the afternoon will remain with their morning group and attend a mix of that age-group’s originally scheduled specialty camps, regardless of previous registration. Camp activities include:
STEM
Our curious campers will investigate unique Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math phenomenon in this interactive camp. Educational lessons will be coupled with exciting experiments to make the perfect equation!
Art Design
Campers will design original pieces of their own collection while learning fashion basics such as sewing, design, & styling. Our fashionistas will create bags, accessories, shirts, bottoms, & more!
Warrior
This camp is designed specifically for our older campers & incorporates both fitness & warrior challenges. Campers will use warrior-specific equipment including climbing ropes, monkey bars, warped wall, cargo net, tumble track, traversing rock wall, as well as gymnastics equipment. They will learn techniques & drills to incorporate into workouts designed to build strength, power, & agility for all skill levels.
Theater Camp 
1:00pm-4:30pm
THE DESCENDANTS
This 2-week camp will run weeks 7 & 8 (August 10-21). Campers will practice in person and put on a virtual performance of THE DESCENDANTS on the last day of the session (Children would perform at TC and it would be streamed to families virtually). 
Stars on Stage (ages 4-7)
Calling all performers! Our theater camp is geared toward children who love to sing, dance, act, & perform! Specialty teachers & counselors will guide campers in learning songs, dances, & lines in preparation for a performance on the last Friday of each session.

The Connection’s Theater Camp is a great opportunity for young stars to learn the basics of performing including singing, dancing, & acting. Campers are led by a talented group of teachers & counselors who provide them with the tools they need to improve their stage abilities in a fun & exciting environment. They will make new friends & learn fundamental theater skills.

Rising Stars (ages 8+)
For older campers looking to gain further knowledge & experience in theater, Rising Stars is an extension of the Stars On Stage Camp. Performers will have rotations in singing, dancing, & acting, with a focus on higher level performance. In addition, campers will participate in improvisation, directing, basic stage stunting, action sequences, & theater education.