CDS Summer 2022

Join Chatham Day School again this summer for friendship, outdoor fun, unique experiences, and learning through play! Children ages 3–7† can choose from six themed weeks designed to fit their interests. Our flexible schedule allows campers to attend all six weeks or to choose individual weeks to fit their family’s needs.

Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. during the weeks of June 13, June 20, June 27, July 5, July 11, and July 18, on the Chatham Day School campus which features a large playground, hiking trails, sports fields, tented outdoor classrooms, and a large patio area. Weekly themes and sample activities* can be found on this page, as well as a sample weekly schedule.

General questions and inquiries about registration/waitlists can be directed to Megan Collyer, Camp Administrator, at mcollyer@chathamdayschool.org. Program-specific questions should be sent to Camp Director Samantha Grobert at camp@chathamdayschool.org. We look forward to speaking with you!

 

*Activities subject to change given COVID-19 protocols and requirements.

†Children must be able to wear a mask indoors and be fully potty-trained to attend camp. Pull-Ups may not be worn.

Camp counselors and students will be required to follow the Chatham Day School COVID-19 protocols, in accordance with the latest CDC and local guidance.

These protocols include:

  • Indoor Mask-wearing
  • Outdoor learning
  • Social distancing (where possible)

CDS Summer staff will provide:

  • Touchless Purell hand sanitizer dispensers
  • Enhanced cleaning of high-touch surfaces

Camp withdrawals must be made in writing by May 16, 2022. If submitted by May 16, 2022, you will receive a full refund, minus a $100 cancellation fee. After May 16, all camp tuition is non-refundable. There is no prorated tuition for partial weeks attended due to absences.

Families registering for all six weeks of camp receive a discount of $25 per week! Please enter 6WEEKS at checkout to apply the discount.

Six Themed Weeks

Theme: Space & Summer Fun
Dates: June 13–17, 2022
Times: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Cost: $280
Age Groups: 3–4 and 5–7

Activities may include:
Moon sand making
Cardboard box rockets
Robotics (Dot & Dash)
Galaxy slime
Fruit rocket skewers

Special event: Science demonstration

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Theme: Pirates & Mermaids
Dates: June 20–24, 2022
Times: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Cost: $280
Age Groups: 3–4 and 5–7

Activities may include:
Digging for buried treasure
Mermaid slime
Egg crate pirate ships
Making mermaid tails or pirate hats
Fizzing science treasure chests

Special event:  Facepainting

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Theme: Superheroes
Dates: June 27–July 1, 2022
Times: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Cost: $280
Age Groups: 3–4 and 5–7

Activities may include:
Make your own superhero cape/mask
Sticky spider web throwing challenge
Superhero handprints
Facepainting
Superhero Puppets

Special event: Superhero obstacle course presented by Child’s Play Challenge Course

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Theme: Beaches and Oceans
Dates: July 5–8, 2021*
Times: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Cost: $225
Age Groups: 3–4 and 5–7

Activities may include:
Sand and water table play
Seashell picture frames
Jellyfish windchimes
Ocean calming jars

Special event: Ice cream truck visit

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*Please note this session begins on Tuesday due to the observance of Independence Day.

Theme: Fairies, Dragons, and Mythical Creatures
Dates: July 11–15, 2022
Cost: $280
Times: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Age Groups: 3–4 and 5–7

Activities may include:
Fairy gardens
Unicorn horns
Dragon hobby horses
Fire-breathing dragon craft
Unicorn salt painting

Special event: Reptile visit

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Theme: Animals
Dates: July 18–22, 2022
Times: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Cost: $280
Age Groups: 3–4 and 5–7

Activities may include:
Cardboard tube tigers
K-Cup Monkeys
Jungle sensory bins
Animal exercises/movement

Special event: Petting Zoo

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Sample Schedule

 

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