BKW Elementary offers Free Summer Enrichment Camps

Attention elementary families! BKW is offering free Summer Enrichment Camps, with offerings for students who are entering kindergarten through 7th grade in the fall. Camps will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the school as follows:

Dive into Kindergarten (Students entering Kindergarten)
August 2-6 & August 9-13
Students will continue building their literacy foundation and reading skills as they transition into kindergarten. Students will work on phonics skills, sight words and reading beginning level A/B text while engaging in outdoor games and water play. Camp will be instructed by Miss Leddick.

Dance Camp (Students entering 1st-entering 6th)
August 2-6
Come join Mrs. Malone and Ms. Larkin for a beginner level dance camp. We will explore different styles of dance including: hip hop, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, Irish step dancing etc. Can’t wait to see your dance moves!

Jazz Band Camp (Students entering 6th & 7th)
*Tuesday & Thursday Only* July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30, August 2-6, and August 9-13
Join us this summer for a Jazz Band experience. Learn how to start improvising on your instrument, play in an ensemble, listen to and imitate great performers, and create your own piece. Open to all band students moving up from 5th & 6th grade. This camp will conclude with a performance on August 12th. Camp will be instructed by Mr. Slingerland.

Art Camp (Students entering 2nd-6th)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday Only* July 19-23, July 26-30, and August 2-6 Express your inner artist with materials of your choice: paint, pencil, charcoal, pastel, fibers/textiles, paper mache’, clay, collage, printmaking, natural and recycled materials and many more! Be inspired by nature, under the sea, mythology, folk tales, cultural design, contemporary artists – the list is endless. Spend as much time as you like at any center and engage in imaginative open-ended activities which stimulate your creativity! Camp will be instructed by Ms. Skiff.

STEAM Camp (Students entering 2nd-7th)
July 12-16 & July 19-23
Students will work collaboratively to complete STEAM challenges based on the theme of various books. STEAM challenges may involve constructing, cooking, problem solving, creative thinking and more! Camp will be lead by Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. Elble and Miss Leddick.

Drama Camp (Students entering 4th-6th)
July 19-23 & July 26-30
Join us for 2 weeks of fun with performing arts such as reader’s theater, poetry, creative writing and more! Students will learn and participate in a wide range of acting and creative activities including speech, dramatic movement, improvisation, scene starters, public speaking and creative writing. Students will have the opportunity to work on technique as well as explore new disciplines and genres. If you want to have fun, learn about drama and find your full creative potential, sign up for this camp! Camp will be led by Mrs. Keyser and Mrs. Elble.

Applications are due in the elementary main office no later than Friday, June 11. Spots are limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Parents/guardians will receive confirmation of their child’s camp registration the following week.

Downloadable Summer Enrichment Camps Application (pdf) (pictured below)

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