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Gator Train Junior Camp

Ages:
Girls & boys age 24 months to entering Preschool
Dates:
June 10 - August 2
*no camp July 4 & 5
Time:
Full-day: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Half-day: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Format:
Eight one-week sessions designed around themes; campers are encouraged to sign up for multiple weeks.
Location:
Laurel’s Lyman Campus in Shaker Heights
Tuition:
Full-day: $350/session
Half-day: $225/session
(July 1-3: Full-day: $225; Half-day: $150)

All aboard! It’s time to ride the the Gator Train! Gator Train Jr. campers will explore the world around them as they set off on week-long adventures, focusing on themes designed to spark imagination, wonder and creativity. Led by Laurel faculty, each week will be filled with outdoor play, music and movement, creative art, water and sensory play, songs and stories, yoga and so much more! In lieu of traditional field trips off campus, Gator Train Jr. campers will have an opportunity to enjoy a special activity each week brought on site specifically for them, with that week’s theme in mind. Seats on this train are limited to no more than 14 campers per week...make your reservation today!

Themes will be as follows:
  • June 10 - 14: Ready, Set, Jump into Summer
  • June 17 - 21: Movin and Groovin
  • June 24 - 28: Down on the Farm
  • July 1 - 3: Star Spangled Spectacular (no camp July 4-5)
  • July 8 - 12: Blast Off into Space
  • July 15 - 19: Journey through the Jungle
  • July 22 - 26: Flipping for Fun
  • July 29 - August 2: Bubblepalooza

Gator Train Camp

Ages:
Girls & boys entering Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten
Dates:
June 10 - August 2
*no camp July 4 & 5
Time:
Full-day: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Half-day: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Format:
Eight one-week sessions designed around themes; campers are encouraged to sign up for multiple weeks.
Location:
Laurel’s Lyman Campus in Shaker Heights
Tuition:
Full-day: $350/session
Half-day: $225/session
(July 1-3: Full-day: $225; Half-day: $150)

All aboard! It’s time to ride the the Gator Train! Campers in this popular Pre-Primary camp will explore the world around them as they set off on week-long adventures, focusing on themes designed to spark imagination, wonder and creativity. Led by Laurel faculty, each week will be filled with outdoor play, music and movement, creative art, water and sensory play, songs and stories, yoga and so much more! In lieu of traditional field trips off campus, Gator Train campers will have an opportunity to enjoy a special activity each week brought on site specifically for them, with that week’s theme in mind.

Themes will be as follows:
  • June 10 - 14: Ready, Set, Jump into Summer
  • June 17 - 21: Movin and Groovin
  • June 24 - 28: Down on the Farm
  • July 1 - 3: Star Spangled Spectacular (no camp July 4-5)
  • July 8 - 12: Blast Off into Space
  • July 15 - 19: Journey through the Jungle
  • July 22 - 26: Flipping for Fun
  • July 29 - August 2: Bubblepalooza

Forest Explorers Camp

Ages:
Girls & boys entering Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten
Dates:
June 10 - August 2
*no camp the week of July 1-5
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Format:
Seven one-week sessions; campers are encouraged to sign up for multiple weeks.
Location:
Laurel’s Butler Campus in Russell Township*
*Shuttle service from Laurel’s Lyman Campus to the Butler Campus is available for an additional charge.
Tuition:
$360/session

Salamanders, spiders and sparrows! It’s time to go on a magical forest adventure at our 150-acre Butler Campus with our one-of-a-kind outdoor immersion camp for young children, modeled after Laurel’s extremely popular Outdoor Pre-Primary School and led by Laurel faculty. Campers will explore nature along the wooded trails, near the ponds or in the creeks and will participate in open-ended play in our activity area. Each camper will experience a variety of process art opportunities throughout the week. This camp runs outdoors in all weather—in the event of lightning or high wind, our cozy Yurt will provide shelter. Campers must be three years old at the time of camp, secure in their potty training, be appropriately dressed for the weather and have a sense of adventure! Registrations for this camp are limited to no more than 12 campers per week.

Magic Tree House Camp

Ages:
Girls & boys entering Grades 1-2
Dates:
June 10 - August 2
*no camp July 4 & 5
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Format:
Eight one-week sessions designed around books in the Magic Tree House series; campers are encouraged to sign up for multiple weeks.
Location:
Laurel’s Butler Campus in Russell Township*
*Shuttle service from Laurel’s Lyman Campus to the Butler Campus is available for an additional charge.
Tuition:
$360/session (July 1-3: $225)

Imaginations will soar inside Laurel School’s 1,600-square-foot Magic Tree House, as campers experience Mary Pope Osborne’s magical series of time travel books–full of adventure, exploration and history. Each week will come alive through dramatic interpretation, imaginary play and creative arts. Scavenger hunts, nature hikes, creek-walking, games, swimming, field trips and low-rope elements on the Project Adventure Ropes Course round out the following themes:

  • June 10 - 14: Tigers at Twilight
  • June 17 - 21: The Knight at Dawn
  • June 24 - 28: Afternoon on the Amazon
  • July 1 - 3: Hurry Up, Houdini! *no camp July 4-5
  • July 8 - 12: Lions at Lunchtime
  • July 15 - 19: Midnight on the Moon
  • July 22 - 26: Polar Bears Past Bedtime
  • July 29 - August 2: Shadow of the Shark

Butler Explorers Camp

Ages:
Girls & boys entering Grades 3-4
Dates:
June 10 - August 2
*no camp July 4 & 5
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Format:
Eight one-week sessions; campers are encouraged to sign up for multiple weeks.
Location:
Laurel’s Butler Campus in Russell Township*
*Shuttle service from Laurel’s Lyman Campus to the Butler Campus is available for an additional charge.
Tuition:
$360/session (July 1-3: $225)

Exploration abounds on our 150-acre Butler Campus complete with wooded trails, ponds and creeks. Each week will be packed full of fun and imaginative activities revolving around weekly themes designed to foster curiosity and collaboration through experiments, games, crafts, creek-walking, swimming, field trips, as well as high- and low-elements on the Project Adventure Ropes Course!

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