Summer Camp 2019


2019 Da Vinci Waldorf Summer Camps!

Camps for children ages 18 months through 8th grade. No camps the week of  July 4.

Online registration is preferred. If you prefer paper registration, please email us to request a paper form, then return it to the school office.


Parent-Child Camps (18 months -3.5 years, and their grown-ups!)

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Thursdays 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., led by Margaret Myren
Six Weeks: June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, and August 1
Registration is for all six weeks.
More information about the Parent-Child experience
Parent-Child Camp Fee: $229 for 6 Thursdays and can be prorated for late joiners. *$25 discount if registered by May 1st!


Early Childhood Camps (ages 4-6/preschool-1st grade in the fall)

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3 Days: Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Early Childhood Camps Fee: $175 per week *$25 discount if registered by May 1st!

Week 1: June 19–21 Young Outdoor Adventurers Camp I (Teacher: Sarah Canga)

We’ll explore nature, play outside, have a “Craft and Nature Scavenger Hunt Day”, a “Bonfire Camp-out Day”, and a “Summer Sun Splash Water & Treasures Day.” Circle games and storytelling will round out a wonderful, healthy camp!

Week 2: June 26–28 Young Outdoor Adventurers Camp II (Teacher: Sarah Canga)

We’ll explore nature, play outside, have a “Craft and Nature Scavenger Hunt Day”, a “Bonfire Camp-out Day”, and a “Summer Sun Splash Water & Treasures Day.” Circle games and storytelling will round out a wonderful, healthy camp!

Week 3: July 10–12 Wee Folk Dancing & More (Teachers: Jutta Distler and Terran Doehrer)

Campers will get to do folk dances, sing the traditional songs that go with them, and play percussion. Children are invited to bring instruments to include in the music-making! There will also be time for snacks, games, and free-play. This camp is brought to us by local folk band Jutta and the Hi-Dukes. Learn more about them here.

Week 4: July 17–19 Gardening & Movement Camp (Teacher: TBD—Jenn Champion OR Sarah Canga)

Week 5: July 24–26 Young Outdoor Adventurers Camp III (Teacher: Sarah Canga)

We’ll explore nature, play outside, have a “Craft and Nature Scavenger Hunt Day”, a “Bonfire Camp-out Day”, and a “Summer Sun Splash Water & Treasures Day.” Circle games and storytelling will round out a wonderful, healthy camp!

Week 6: July 31–August 2 (No EC camp this week)

EC Campers need to bring:

  1. Filled water bottle daily
  2. Backpack with swimwear, towel, change of clothes (this can be left in child’s basket)
  3. Lunch bag with healthy snacks for mid morning
  4. Come with sunscreen and bug spray already applied
  5. Sun hat/visor

Grades Camps (grades 2-8 or 3-8 in the fall)

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5 Days: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grades Camps Fee: $300.00 per week *$25 discount if registered by May 1st!

Week 1: June 17–21: Jr. Chef Camp (Teacher: Elizabeth English) for grades 2-8 in the fall

Come and learn some of the techniques that chefs use when they cook. We will learn some basic kitchen skills while creating some delicious foods and make a recipe booklet! There will be plenty of fun in the sun, as well (weather permitting). The “chefs” will make their snacks and lunches during this week, so just bring a water bottle and be prepared for deliciousness! Campers should bring an apron if they have one.

Week 2: June 24–28: Folk Dancing, Singing & Playing (Teacher: Jutta Distler and Terran Doehrer) for grades 2-8 in the fall

Campers will get to do folk dances, sing the traditional songs that go with them, and play percussion. Children are invited to bring instruments to include in the music-making! There will also be time for snacks, games, and free-play. This camp is brought to us by local folk band Jutta and the Hi-Dukes. Learn more about them here.

Week 3: July 8–12: Summer Stitches (Teacher: Nicole Griffith) for grades 3-8 in the fall

Enjoy lots of fun in the sun, fresh air and movement in addition to fiber handwork projects such as knitting, embroidery, weaving, and dying yarn with native plants!

Week 4: July 15–19: The Art of Nature (Teacher: Chris Ecklund) for grades 2-8 in the fall

We will strengthen our skills of observation by working artistically to depict what we actually see through the mediums of clay, paint, crayons, and pencil. Campers should bring an apron if they have one.

Week 5: July 22–26: Arts, Crafts & Summer Fun (Teacher: Sarah DuRocher) for grades 2-8 in the fall

All sorts of fun activities! We will tie-dye, mosaic, cook, and much more!

Week 6: July 29–August 2: Geography & Cultures (Teacher: Chris Ecklund) for grades 3-8 in the fall

Learn about the countries and cultures where our fellow Waldorf schools are located. Help build and beautify our wall-sized relief map sculpture by painting the wall and hanging postcards. Begin pen pal relationships with students from other countries. We will look at the art, festivals, and foods of other countries and maybe even learn some new words and phrases.

Grades Campers need to bring:

  1. sunscreen/sun protection/hat
  2. bug spray
  3. water bottle filled with water
  4. snack and lunch (except for Jr. Chef campers)

Payment: After registering online, you will be transferred to Paypal to complete payment for your registration (preferred). If you wish to pay by check at the school office, please make checks payable to Da Vinci Waldorf School.
FOR GRADES AND EC CAMPS: An Emergency Information and Release is required for each registered child in order to attend camp. This release is part of the online registration process. Please have your health insurance, doctor, and preferred hospital information handy when you register.