AlphaBEST's SummerZone program expands our before/after school offerings to a summer school format. We recognize the summer as a time for extended learning opportunities, recreation and fun. Parents choose from a menu of summer camp offerings. Each week-long camp features a field trip, technology and fun!
SummerZONE 2013 camps included...
Splash Into Summer
This week will get you wet, wild and ready to splash into Summer! Watch out for splashing and laughing and fun while you learn to play Water Baggy Ball and make a Pinaqua. Enjoy frozen snacks like fishy freeze pops. Exhume the ice man from a block of ice.
Fight the gators, build rafts, learn to crab, fish and hunt in the swamps and bayous just like real Swamp People. Create swamp creatures, eat gator tails, make some swamp slime and experience bayou life. Find honey holes and participate in a swamp scavenger hunt. Get those gators!
Think Like a Sphinx
Make hieroglyphics, mummify a chicken, construct a pyramid out of sugar cubes and more. Do you have what it takes to wear Pharaoh’s fashions? Live like King Tut and Cleopatra during this walk through Egyptian times. Make mummies and sample Egyptian cuisine. Learn to walk like an Egyptian and to Think like a Sphinx.
Mix technology and SUPER POWER and what do you have, a week full of high powered excitement! Design your own Super Hero during this fun filled week. Decide what power you would most like to possess… Would you like to turn objects into gold? Fly, jump or bend metal? Spin webs like Spider Man? Use technology to create your own cartoon character and learn to use your super power. Your imagination will soar during this camp!
Don’t be Chicken! Lose Your Noodles!
This week is all about pool noodles and rubber chickens. Participate in feather vault competitions, learn how to do the noodle relay, play chicken tag and lots of silly games with eggs. Eat noodles with tooth picks and green eggs and ham. Don’t be a chicken...come on and join in the fun!
We Want You
We want YOU to be part of this summer camp! Aren’t you proud to be in the USA? Let’s celebrate America this week. Show your patriotic streak by painting your face in the colors of the red, white and blue. Sip a 4th of July ice cream slush and participate in bicycle tricks and obstacle courses . It’s a Grand Old Summer Camp Week!
Jousting, Knights of the Round Table, Castles, Kings, Royal Courtiers and more. Make a coat of arms, find out how to Catch the Dragon’s tail in a fun filled game and participate in Ye Olde Tournament as Knights and Ladies of the Round Table. We do not jest … you should not miss this exciting camp!
All things that are sticky are in store for you this week. Duct tape, glue, goop, and more sticky stuff than you can think of! Sticky notes, sticky treats and even a sticky catapult are part of the fun.
Do you want to learn how we can go green and preserve our environment? What can you do to help? Recycle, grow a community garden, reuse and reduce. Learn to make Blockheads from recyclables, create art from old wood and garbage cans, and plant seedlings in peat pots made of newspaper.
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Build your own business and work in the town that you create. Play fun city games like Airport and Jump the Trap. Can you design a skyscraper? Learn money skills and produce products for sale. Design a website and marketing plan for your new product. Do the math, change the world, budget and build your Dollars and Sense!