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SUMMER CAMP

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Welcome to MLA Summer Camp 2024!

MLA offers summer day camp for children ages 5-11. Drop off as early as 7:30am and pick up as late as 6:00pm. Choose your weeks between June 10 - August 16, 2024 (closed July 4). 
Important Information:
  • We go to Krepps Park and Pool on Fridays (weather permitting) starting week 2.
  • Every camper must have a completed registration form and pool permission form.
  • The lunch program/form is optional.
  • We are required to have a current copy of immunizations and physical on file BEFORE any camper can be in attendance.
  • Students go on weekly outdoor adventures with our sister school Mountain SOL week 2-week 9.
  • All packed lunches and snacks sent to school must be 100% PEANUT FREE! 
  • Read the registration form thoroughly before signing. All paperwork is at the bottom of this page.
  • Absolutely no cancellations accepted after May 3rd  - you may only switch weeks after that date.
  • The MLA rate is available only to those families officially enrolled for the 2024-2025 school year.

Weekly Themes

Week 1 (6/10-6/14) Construction- Campers will build skills in bringing their imaginations to life.
Week 2 (6/17-6/21) Come On Down- Winner! Winner! Chicken Dinner! MLA campers will create and run their own game shows. 
Week 3 (6/24-6/28) You Can Dance, If You Want To- Campers will learn and (possibly) enhance natural talents through song, dance, and art activities this week. 
 
Week 4 (7/1-7/5) Yankee Doodle- Campers will learn about the history of our Stars and Stripes.
 
Week 5 (7/8-7/12) Marco?...Polo!- This week campers will hone their survival skills and develop knowledge of famous explorers.
 
Week 6 (7/15-7/19)  Hero Boot Camp- Does your camper have what it takes to be a hero? By the end of this week they will have a jump on it.
 
Week 7 (7/22-7/26) Science & Me- This week will be about science and how it shapes the world around us.
Week 8 (7/29-8/2) Medieval Madness- The Dark Ages weren’t so dark. This week campers will learn some cool things that happened in the past. Who doesn’t love a good Morris Dance?
Week 9 (8/5-8/9) Beach Party- What else can we say?  It’s a beach party, dude!

Week 10 (8/12-8/16) Choice- Campers will vote on favorite activities experienced during camp throughout the summer for a chance to relive them. (We hope they vote for snow cones!)

MLA Workshops

These are completely separate from daycamp.  If a child is enrolled in camp, they will be signed out for the workshop time period and then signed back in by the instructor.

Getting Sticky with It: Ms Renee
6/17 - 6/21
9:30am – 11:30 am

Break up your kid’s day with the grand history of stickers! This group will make their own stickers, start a sticker collection book, discuss the origins of stickers, and make old-school stickers with home-made glue while making friends and learning the fun art of trading and collecting stickers! Everyone loves stickers!  Lets get sticky!
$135 per student
Friendship Bracelets: Ms Alexa
6/24 - 6/27
9:30am – 11:30 am
In this workshop, students will learn how to make a variety of friendship bracelets. From beads, to rainbow loom, to tread, students will create something new everyday. All experience levels are welcome. The workshop will end with a friendship party full of fun, food, and (you guessed it) more bracelets. Learn more here!
 
Escape Room: Ms Alexa
7/8 - 7/11
9:30am – 11:30 am
In this workshop, students will work together to complete escape rooms. Revamped from last year, there will be a brand new escape room to solve every day! Are you up for the challenge?! Learn more here!
Messy Art: Mrs Seese
7/8 - 7/11
12:30pm - 2:30 pm

Push up your sleeves and get some art on you! We will be marble painting with oil, doing string art, tie dye, and more! Wear old clothes and get ready for some fun!
$135 per student 

LEGO Workshop: Mrs Seese
7/15 - 7/18
12:30pm - 2:30 pm

Legos, Legos, everywhere! We will be making Lego keychains, designing Lego mazes, a Lego city, and MORE! Each child will take home a photo book of their creations!
$135 per student
 
Paper! Paper! Paper!: Ms Renee  
7/ 29 – 8/11
9:30am -11:30am

Unlock your child’s creative excitement over art with paper.  This workshop will discuss the origins of paper, discuss how to make paper, the group will attempt to make our own paper from recycled materials, so wear clothes that can get messy.  We will also learn to fold paper into various forms. (airplanes, bookmarks, cups, fortune tellers, etc.)  Paper art comes in various forms and can be hours of fun!
$135 per student
 
Cooking: Mrs Seese
7/29 - 8/1
12:30pm - 2:30 pm

Kid friendly recipes are the center of this exploratory workshop.  In addition to tasty concoctions, participants will learn about table manners and etiquette. Each child will take home a cookbook of their recipes, a placemat, cup, and plate. Recipes are peanut and tree nut free, but some will contain gluten, milk, etc.
$135 per student 
Cupcakes: Mrs Seese
8/5 - 8/8
12:30pm - 2:30 pm

Who doesn’t love a good cupcake? Join us in creating a different cupcake masterpiece each day! We will be baking them from scratch and decorating them! Each child will take home a cookbook of the recipes. Our recipes will be peanut/tree nut free, but will contain gluten, dairy, and etc.
$135 per student 
 

Registration Paperwork and Instructions

1. Please print out and type or print legibly the registration form. Please mail it or drop it off* with the deposit to secure your spot. Deposit is applied to the last week of camp. Address is MLA, 123 Discovery Place, Morgantown, WV 26508.

2. We MUST have a copy of your physical and immunizations for your child to attend camp. If your child is going to the pool, we must have the pool permission form. The lunch program is optional. If your student is participating, please fill out the lunch form below.
* Note: Please remember that we are a school and in session until 6/7/24
If you want to drop off your registration/deposit into our secure dropbox (outside main entryway),we ask that you do so after after 3:30pm. As we do not have staff here after school - if you need to ask questions, please call or email during school hours.  If you need to come in person, please make an appointment so someone is available to help you.
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