Junior STAR Offerings

JR STAR (PreK-2)

JR STAR Camp provides an opportunity for young children entering grades PreK- 2 to be supervised in a core group of same-aged campers during the day AS WELL AS allowing them to make some choices for the classes they want to take.

Note: Campers must be at least 4 years old to attend JR STAR Camp.

Every camper’s schedule will include Swim Instruction and Gym Time in addition to 6 additional Choice Activities.

Swim Instruction — Every camper will participate in an instructional swim time each day. Campers are tested every Monday and placed into a small group according to their current skill level. Campers will receive a progress report at the end of each week.

Gym Time — STAR Camp strongly believes that all children require physical activity during their day. Every camper will participate in gym time each day. Gym activities include gym games, zip line, bounce house, slip and slide, parachute, obstacle courses, and much more!

The remainder of the day will be filled with different activities of their choice from the following:

Art Adventures

Campers will create artwork using an assortment of media such as paints, markers, paper bags, cardboard and more. Campers will be cutting, painting, gluing, drawing and creating magnificent artwork for everyone to enjoy.

Classic Games

Come play Connect 4, Checkers, Cards, Candyland, Chutes and Ladders, Hi-Ho Cherry O, Battleship, and more! Come play all the classics! Compete in tournaments too!

Computer Genius

Have fun with all the MKA approved educational apps while learning on our iPads!

Crafty Campers

Have fun making fuse beads, bracelets, key chains, lanyard and crafty stuff while hanging with your favorite counselors in this class.

Edible Art

Campers will have fun mixing, rolling, measuring and creating edible projects. Yummy and entertaining!

Floor Hockey

Teams will play floor hockey with soft-eaze sticks and a puck. Stick handling, shooting, scoring, and team work will captivate all campers. Get ready for the JR STAR Stanley Cup!

Gymnastics

Tumbling, cartwheels, handstands, and basic gymnastic moves are taught while campers utilize floor mats and balance beams.

Gym Time

STAR Camp strongly believes that all children require physical activity during their day. Every camper will participate in gym time each day. Gym activities include gym games, zip line, bounce house, slip and slide, parachute, obstacle courses, and much more!

JR STAR Basketball

For the basketball fanatics! Coaches will work with camper’s passing, positioning, rebounding and ball handling skills.

JR STAR Dance/Talent Show

Campers will work with counselors throughout the week to prepare singing, dancing or other acts to be performed each Friday at our Camper Showcase. Learn fun dance routines to today’s latest music! Broadway—here we come!

JR STAR Soccer

Skills, drills, shooting and soccer competitions are the heart of this high-speed course for all soccer enthusiasts!

Kids that Code--Coding and Robotics

Campers will learn how to program using Dot and Dash, Sphero, Ozobots, and Code-A-Pillar--toy robots that make coding fun!

Legomania

This class is a little builder’s dream! Have fun using your imagination to create and share Lego structures.

Mad Science

Build a rocket, study live species, have fun with experiments and science in a real science lab. Hands-on experiences make learning fun and meaningful!

Storytime

Everyone loves books! Take a break from your busy day, sit back and enjoy a good book. Favorite read-alouds accompanied by projects will entertain all young campers!

Swim Instruction

Yoga/Zumba

Campers will exercise, dance, move, and groove while developing balance, strength, and coordination.

Please note that if your child is enrolled in “JR STAR Dance/Talent Show” there will be a 10:00 a.m. show every Friday. Come and watch your STAR performer!

At JR STAR Camp include Carnival Day, Pony Day, Reptile Day, Swim Visitation Days, Water Carnival and more! Summer 2017 will include a special day each week! Don’t miss out!

SAMPLE JUNIOR STAR CAMP Daily Schedule (Grades Pre-K-2)
Each camper will be assigned a group (according to grade level) and select 8 different activities from the JR STAR course offerings for each week of registration. Campers will participate in those 6 Choice Activities each day in addition to Swimming and Gym Time!

7:30 a.m. Early morning drop-off ($10 per day)
8:30-9:00 a.m. Regular drop-off
9:00-9:15 a.m. Morning Meeting
9:15-9:45 a.m. Choice Activity 1
9:45-10:00 a.m. Snack
10:00-11:00 a.m. Swim Instruction with Group
11:00-11:30 a.m. Choice Activity 2
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Choice Activity 3
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch and Recess with Group
1:00-2:00 p.m. Gym Time with Group
2:00-2:30 p.m. Choice Activity 4
2:30-3:00 p.m. Choice Activity 5 – tired Pre-K campers may choose to stay with their group for indoor activities in their classroom
3:00 p.m. Dismissal/Car Line
3:00-6:00 p.m. Late Afternoon Supervision ($10 per hour per day)

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