Summer Programs

Aviation Adventure Camp

July 9 – July 13, 2018 // 9AM – 2PM //  Entering Grades 4 – 8
Cost $250 for the week if registered by May 15
After May 15: $300 for the week

Aviation ClubStudents will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) elements through aviation. Participants will reflect on their development as engineers, scientists, pilots and students. Participants will maintain an engineering journal of their challenges and projects to keep and continue to develop after the camp experience. Students will choose a focus area within the realm of aviation to spend independent study time each day and connect with an experts in the field. Areas of focus may be aeronautical design, air traffic control and communication, reading maps, math and aeronautical navigation, airport design, meteorology or aviation history. The final day of camp will include a visit to the Blairstown Airport (conditions permitting). Please contact Guide Nancy or Guide Ty if you have any questions.

Register by June 1

Take advantage of our Sibling discounts available – $25 off additional child if Registered by May 15

Guide Nancy and Guide Ty

 

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Card Camp

June 25 – June 29, 2018 // 9AM-3PM //  Grades 4-8
Cost $275 for the week

Card CampParticipants will develop academic and social skills in the context of the popular game Magic: the Gathering. Daily experiences will incorporate mission-based practices and ideas including: circle work, mutually-enhancing relationships, student-led learning, cooperation, and integrated experiential learning.
This program is designed for children in 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade.

Register by June1

Sibling discounts available – $25 off additional child
Guide Bradley and Guide Ty

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Jr. Lego Engineers Camp

Jr. Lego Engineer CampJune 25 – June 29, 2018 // 9AM – 1PM // Grades 2-4
Cost $200 for the week

Students will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) elements through Lego play. Participants will be maintaining an engineering journal of their challenges and projects to keep and continue to develop after the camp experience.

This program is designed for children in 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th grade. Please contact Guide Tonya (tonya.wikander@ridgeandvalley.org)  if you have any questions.

Register by June 4

Sibling Discounts Available$25 off additional child
Guide Tonya

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Little Nature Lovers

June 25 – June 29, 2018 // 9AM-1PM //  Ages 4-6
Cost $200 for the week

Berry pickingJoin us in meeting like minded families who love nature. The program will model the gentle rhythm of Ridge and Valley Charter School’s kindergarten classes that so lovingly nourish the child’s developing coordination, cooperation, and creativity. Days will include crafts, cooking, exploring and yoga. Each day we’ll discover a new beautiful place in nature: the natural open spaces and trails near our school and around the Paulinskill River. Our time together will be spent primarily outside in the beautiful summer sun with water play on and around the 16-acre facility of the Ridge and Valley Charter School campus.

Register by June1
Take advantage of our Early Bird Discount: $25 off if you Register by May 1

Sibling discounts available – $25 off additional child
Guide Alyssa & Guide Sundae

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Ridge Runners Camp

June 25 – June 29, 2017 // 9:30AM-2PM //  Grades 2-8
Cost $250 for the week if registered by May 1
After May 1: $300 for the week

TRAIL runners clubParticipants will practice person goal setting in the area of: self evaluation, overall fitness, healthy eating habits and body awareness. Activities will include exploration of local trails, yoga, tai chi, meditation, visualization exercises and strength training.

This program is designed for children in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade. 2017 RVCS graduates are welcome if they are interested in being Junior Counselors. Please contact Guide Krissy or Guide Nancy  if you have any questions.

Register by June1
Take advantage of our Early Bird Discount: $50 off if you register by May 1

Sibling discounts available – $25 off additional child
Guide Krissy and Guide Nancy

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Traditional Woodworking Workshop

June 25 – June 29, 2017 // 9AM – 1PM //  Completing Grades 4 – 8
Cost $215 for the week 

Wooden spoonsSpoon carving will be the central focus of this workshop by introducing children to basic wood carving techniques. Instruction will include the use and care of tools, understanding design, and making the finished spoon. This workshop will also promote place-based education by the identification of renewable resources found in our local bioregion. This will help children develop a passion to preserve and use wisely what nature gives us. It will also plant the seeds in our children the interest in life long carving skills by helping them build a relationship with the natural world.

Register by June 1

Guide Mike

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