Summer Camps 2019
All Summer Camps will take place at the Early Childhood Center from 9:00AM – 3:30PM daily at a cost of $195 per week.
The weekly camp letter and schedule goes home with campers on Mondays. A campus map is available here.
SUMMER CAMPS AT OAKRIDGE 2019
WHERE IN THE WORLD IS SUMMER CAMP?
WEEK #1: JUNE 10 - 14 “THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SCIENCE”
Grab your lab coat and strap on your goggles for this week of science discovery. We’ll become patrons of science when we visit the Ft. Worth Museum of Science and History, enjoy a visit from “Mad Science” and our own “Oakridge Wizards of Science”! On Science Day, campers will have the opportunity to present and prove some of their own theories.
WEEK #2: JUNE 17 - 21 “OPERATION INVENTOR”
Here’s your chance to meet the world’s most famous inventors as we explore the history of invention. We’ll have our own Science Fair when campers get things “cranking” on Inventor’s Day! Will you be the Camp’s greatest inventor? We will also travel to Studio Movie Grill for a viewing of “Toy Story 4”.
WEEK #3: 24 - 28 “SPACE ODYSSEY”
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1-BLAST-OFF! Get ready for an out-of-this-world journey as we learn about Space exploration and the people who have made it possible. We’ll visit the University of Texas at Arlington’s Planetarium, build a rocket, create a galaxy, and do some great space experiments. Astronaut Day will allow all of our young space cadets a chance to show they have the “right stuff”! We will also experience an afternoon at Alley Cats for a blast of a time!
WEEK #4: July 1 - 5 “DISCOVER AMERICA”
AHOY! Whether they were pirates or great navigators, the world’s greatest explorers will come alive this week! Campers will delve into the adventures of brave and daring men and women who changed the course of history. Get your costume ready for the “Great Explorer’s Trivia Day” and scavenger hunt! This exciting week will also feature an old fashioned, all American picnic, parade and giant water slide.
WEEK #5: JULY 8 - 12 “ANIMAL SAFARI”
Join us on a one-week safari full of exciting encounters with animals from across the globe. Our Animal Safari will include visits and experiences that will teach us about animal behaviors and Habitats. Campers will meet animals at the watering hole, in cages and from afar! We’ll enjoy A visit from “Critterman”, participate in Animal Olympics, and enjoy the African storyteller, Baba.
WEEK #6: JULY 15 - 19 “UNDERWATER ADVENTURE”
Dive into some fun with explorations of the sea floor and other deep sea discoveries. Campers will jump right into this week with fun activities on an ocean discovery cruise. A visit to an area aquarium and encounters with special guests with sea creatures will make a big splash! Our camp will conclude with a splash of a time at a local water park. Each day will be full of fun experiments and activities to spark the minds of our young oceanographers!