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33 E. 33rd Street Indianapolis, IN 46205 (317) 926 - 0425


SUMMER PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

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Early Drop-Off & Late Pick-Up Available Twice Weekly Lessons and Free Swim Weekly Theme Based Field Trips Active Outdoor Summer Curriculum Academic Review and Thematic Learning Special Neighborhood Partnerships A Variety of Specialty Camps

MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP OPTIONS 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

• Rising Junior Kindergarten (age 4) – Kindergarten • Specialty Camps (see descriptions)

CAMP EXTENSION OPTIONS • Early Care 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM • After Care 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM


WHY ST. RICHARD’S SUMMER CAMP!

St. Richard’s summer camp is the place to be during the summer! The goal of SRES summer camp is to provide opportunities for children to try new activities, socialize, learn and practice skills, and have fun. Our summer camp program reflects the school’s values by designing weeklong camps rooted in learning. We also recognize that summer is a time for children to relax and explore new adventures. We value the individual interests of each child, allowing each camper the opportunity to experience success. Weekly sessions provide children with enriching activities and give you peace of mind that their summer will be spent in a nurturing and safe environment. Our trained summer administrative staff designs all activities and field trips with your camper in mind.

ENROLLMENT

Please keep in mind that many of our camps have minimum and maximum enrollment numbers. Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis and cannot be reserved without a completed camp enrollment form and enrollment deposit. In the event that a camp reaches maximum capacity, your child will be placed on a waiting list. Enrollment for all camps closes one week prior to the start of camp. Although we will do our best to accommodate everyone, space cannot be guaranteed. Checks made out to St. Richard’s Episcopal School should be mailed to St. Richard’s Summer Camp at 33 E. 33rd Street Indianapolis, IN 46205. Enrollment forms and pricing information are available at www.sresdragons.org


A Closer Look‌ OUR MINI DRAGON PROGRAM We are ready for another great summer with our Mini Dragon Day campers! Our Early Childhood camp features a specially designed program geared towards younger children. We bring an academic focus into our traditional day camp activities by incorporating learning into our games, crafts, and other daily activities. Each week will have a unique theme filled to the brim with fun! Some of our themes this summer include Summer Blast Off, Little Chefs, and Down On the Farm. Based on the weeks theme, campers will participate in an array of developmentally appropriate and fun activities focusing on evolving their life skills. We pack the week with special activities to teach us about our theme as well as a weekly theme based field trip. Our unique blend of arts, sports, academics and cultural enrichments makes for a one of a kind summer experience that your child won’t want to miss!


NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERSHIPS

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, only three blocks south of SRES, is a convenient and popular resource for all grades. Through the museum’s School Membership program, St. Richard’s campers can visit the museum on an unlimited basis and take advantage of its worldwide educational resources.

The Riviera Club is home to SRES campers swimming lessons, Junior Kindergarten (age 4) and up. Their team of aquatic instructors will be working with our campers to help develop strong, confident swimmers. Additionally, there will be time to explore the outdoor water playground with five pools and 1.2 million gallons of water.


MINI DRAGONS Rising Grades JK (age 4) – Kindergarten ** denotes weeks that contain only 4 camp days due to Holidays

Week 1 May 30th – June 2nd ** Summer Blast Off Field Trip: The Children’s Museum 3, 2, 1 BLAST OFF! Come kick off summer with our very own Mini Dragon Day Camp rocket launch and learn all about astronauts, rocket ships, and all things outer space. Week 2 June 5th – 9th Junior Entomologists Field Trip: Holliday Park Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to explore the creepy crawly insect world. We will dig in the dirt and learn all about the things we discover! Week 3 June 12th – 16th Storybook Adventures Field Trip: Glendale Library Discover your interests as we dive into the world of classic tales. Work together to write and illustrate our very own storybook adventures! Week 4 June 19th – 23rd Sports of All Sorts Field Trip: Indianapolis Indians Game Try your hand at sports, both old and new! Learn about fitness, nutrition, and how to use sports in your everyday life! Week 5 June 26th – 30th Blast From The Past Field Trip: Connor Prairie Let’s travel back in trim through the decades and centuries! Each day we will enjoy a different era from Dinos to Disco!

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Fee: $200 Early and After Care Options Available


Week 6 July 3rd – 7th ** Little Chefs Field Trip: Spencer Farm Put on your chef’s hat and be prepared to get messy! We will experiement with recipes and ingredients to create a variety of yummy food items to share! Week 7 July 10th – 14th Pirates and Princesses Field Trip: The Children’s Museum You are cordially invited to the royal court to have a swashbuckling good time! We will search for treasure, defend our castle, and rule the kingdom. So don your tiara and favorite pirate sword as we sail the seven seas! Week 8 July 17th – 21st Artsy Smartsy Field Trip: Indianapolis Museum of Art Come create masterpieces big and small while exploring a variety of mediums. Use pastels, water colors, clay, and more! The week will finish with a Mini Dragon Art Gallery display! Week 9 July 24th – 28th Animal Planet Field Trip: Indianapolis Zoo Come join us as we learn about different types of animals and their habitats. Have fun creating your own foam art animal masks! Week 10 July 31st – August 4th Circus Circus Field Trip: Skyzone Put your talents to the test as we explore juggling, balloon amimals and more! You won’t want to miss dunking your counselors at our amazing all camp carnival! Week 11 August 7th – 11th Adventure Awaits! Field Trip: Eagle Creek Park It’s the last week of summer so we are going out with a bang! We will take field trips every day and enjoy the amazing things our city has to offer!


WEEK 3: JUNE 12th – 16th

SPECIALTY CAMPS

Royalty Camp by the SRES Summer Camp Staff Grades JK - K 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Hear ye, Hear ye! Come one, come all! By royal command, all of the princes and princesses in the land are cordially invited to Sir Richard’s Castle to celebrate the always popular royalty camp! Spend the week delving into the world of royalty with fairy tales and the Disney Princes and Princesses. Enjoy tea parties, fun crafts, and spa treatments. Each day is filled with elegant adventures! Come join us at St. Richard’s Castle for a week of glamour, pampering, and glitz that you will not want to miss! Don’t forget to wear your favorite princess dress or special attire!

WEEK 4: JUNE 19th – 23rd Super Hero Academy by the SRES Summer Camp Staff Grades JK - K 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Come get the training you need to tap into your Super Hero potential! We will spend the week building our secret identities, testing out and improving our super skills, and so much more! This is no ordinary camp for ordinary kids! So be ready to take on daring rescue missions and strike out the villains that try to take over SRES Mini Dragon Day Camp!


WEEK 7: JULY 10th – 14th Fashion Design by The Art Lab Grades K - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

$250

WEEK 8: JULY 17th – 21st Super Sensory Science by Mrs. AmySue Bacon Grades K – 3 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Calling all scientists! Calling all kids who love to get messy! Join Mrs. Bacon for a week of sensory adventures with science connections. We will conduct experiments that explore, stretch, and use the seven senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, touch, vestibular (balance), and proprioception (movement). Learn how sensory input can help you understand yourself and the world around you while playing, building, observing, and using the scientific method.

SPECIALTY CAMPS

Fashion camp is back with a whole new edition! Create a variety of wearable art masterpieces including tie-die and stenciled shirts, elastic waist skirts, purses, scarves and painted canvas shoes, which campers can bedazzle with ribbons, beads and paint. Also learn about fashion from other countries and create projects inspired by different cultures. A mix of fun and adventure this camp will take trips to the IMA fashion galleries and swim with big Dragon’s camp as well as take part in a mixed media fashion challenge.


WEEK 10: JULY 31st – AUGUST 4th Strategy Games Camp by Learning Through Games Grades K – 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Do you like Chess? Checkers? Risk or Stratego? What about the Chinese game of GO? Or even Bughouse Chess? This is a camp that teaches decision making and math through the fun of these great games. Outdoor and gym activities will take place during breaks. Taught by the locally famous Learning through Games Group.

SPECIALTY CAMPS

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Twisted Fairy Tales and Robotics! by Engineering for Kids Grades JK – K 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Ever wonder how we got to the Happily Ever After in traditional fairy tales? Students will explore a few fairy tales from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale’s obstacles. In the Twisted Fairy Tales Camp, we will design a getaway vehicle for the heroine from Kate and the Beanstalk, help The Three Billy Goats Fluff devise a method to cross the bridge quietly and not wake the Troll, and construct an edible reef entirely from candy to protect The Three Little Fish from the Big Bad Shark! Join us as we explore the Engineering of Fairy Tales! This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Using LEGO® bricks, students build a dancing bird, a spinning top, and a drumming monkey. They also learn how to program and operate their creations to move and make sounds using a laptop computer.


ABOUT ST. RICHARD’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL

The mission of St. Richard’s, an independent Episcopal day school, is to instill knowledge and values for a lifetime through the implementation of our Five Pillars for Success: Faith, Classic Curriculum, Leadership, Civic Responsibility, and Global Readiness. Located at 33rd and Meridian Streets, just north of downtown Indianapolis, SRES offers unique partnerships throughout the city that bring learning to life, a rigorous academic curriculum, three world languages, public speaking and leadership opportunities, a strong fine arts program and organized athletics for continued lifetime success. • 350 students, PK-Grade 8 • Average class size: 15 • $1,000,000 financial assistance granted in 2015 • 36 countries of origin • Faiths represented: Jewish, Hindu, Episcopalian, Catholic and 13 Christian denominations • Diverse Student Population (African American 27%, Asian and Hispanic 5%)


ST. RICHARD’S CAMP QUICK FACTS

St. Richard’s is located at 33 E. 33rd Street • • • • • • • • • • • •

Camp drop-off is between 8:45 AM and 9:00 AM A regular camp day runs from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Camp pick-up is between 4:30 PM and 4:45 PM Before and After Care is available for $50 per week Before Care runs from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM After Care runs from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM All full day campers should bring the following: a sack lunch, water bottle, swim suit, towel and sunscreen to camp each day. Please pack food items that do not need to be refrigerated or heated. Please note that we are a PEANUT FREE facility. Each child will be provided with a morning and afternoon snack. All campers’ items must be labeled with the child’s first and last name. Campers must wear closed toe shoes to ensure safety during all activities.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours of your enrollment. Camper information packets will be sent on May 5th. This packet will detail camp policies, procedures, and information about specific specialty camps.

CAMP QUESTIONS For camp related questions about our Mini Dragon Day Camp or Specialty Camps, please contact: (317) 926-0425 ext. 103 or dragondaycamp@sresdragons.org


Mini Dragon Day Camp 2017