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Christ Episcopal School
A co-ed independent Episcopal School serving students in preschool - grade 8 in historic Rockville, MD

CESummer!

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301-424-6550

CESummer! is based on the campus of Christ Episcopal School, a preschool 2s - grade 8 school in historic Rockville. Located minutes from I-270 and Rte. 200, the CES campus is the perfect backdrop and launching point for your summer adventures.

    

Little Cardinal Education

Camp Cardinal
Weekly Camps

Specialty Camps

Ages 2.5 - 5

June 8 - August 14
9:00am- 1:00pm
Care available 8:00am - 4:30pm

 These separate, exciting, self contained programs are housed in our Preschool building. Each week has different themes, sharing both curiosity and creativity. Little Cardinal Education will be led by CES teachers.

Ages 6 - 10

June 8 - August 14
9:00am - 1:00pm
Care available 8:00am - 4:30pm

Hosted in our Lower School building, this weekly camp is designed to address the specific needs of children based on age and individual pace of development. Campers enjoy a fun filled, all day program tailored to their interests. Weekly Camps will be led by CES teachers, coaches, and graduate students. 

Ages 8 - 14

Various weekly options available. 

Specialty camps give children an opportunity to focus on one specific area of interest. These camps are led by professional instructors, giving way for a great opportunity to learn from the best.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Little Cardinal Education, 2020

a preschool program for children ages 2.5 - 5

June 8 - August 14, 2020
9:00am - 1:00pm

(Care available 8:00am - 4:30pm)

Our 10-week inquiry-based preschool program is perfect for your inquisitive child and combines developmentally appropriate activities with team building and FUN!

Your child's lifetime love of learning begins here!

 Our weekly themes will inspire curiosity and creativity in your child. Experienced Early Childhood professionals and college students will engage children in a variety of multisensory experiences in a safe and loving environment. Additional support is provided by volunteers to ensure that children get plenty of individualized attention. All staff and volunteers undergo criminal background checks.  

LITTLE CARDINAL TAKES PLACE IN THE PRESCHOOL HOUSE ON THE CHRIST EPISCOPAL SCHOOL CAMPUS. Please sign in your child in the dining room of the Church building. Then walk your child to the Preschool House.

WEEKLY THEMES WILL CAPTURE YOUR CHILD'S IMAGINATION

Week 1 & 2 Dates: June 8 - June 19 Theme: Rainforest Adventures

Description: Under Construction--Stay Tuned! Come "Rumble in the Jungle" as we explore the rainforest with our friends! Come join us on a Safari of fun as we encounter the many wonders of the Rainforest. Grab your binoculars and your safari hat and explore the plant and animal life in one our world's greatest resources.

Week 3 & 4 Dates: June 22 - July 3 Theme: Under the Sea and At the Beach

Description: Calling all sea creatures and mermaids! Join us for sand and ocean adventures as we explore the magic of the sea and everyone's favorite summer destination--the beach! Put on your bathing suit, sunscreen and grab a beach towel as we "ride the waves" of summer fun!

Week 5 & 6 Dates: July 6 - July 17 Theme: Cooking Up Science

Description: Young children LOVE to cook! We will nurture the "tiny chef" in your child as we prepare yummy recipes that will have them begging for more! On Friday of Week 5, we will feature a breakfast for families at our Pajama Party. Week 6 will feature a Friday familyTeddy Bear Picnic prepared by your children. Come see what your Master Chef can cook up!

Week 7 & 8 Dates: July 20 - July 31 Theme: Christmas in July

Description: For many kids, Chirstmas is a favorite holiday, so let's celebrate in July with some "seasonal" fun! Tasty treats, festive decorations, singing carols, spending time with friends and family--we might even have a "sleigh" ride! Who knows? Perhaps Santa will even make an appearance! Come join the fun with out all of the holiday fuss!

Week 9 &10 Dates: August 3- August 14 Theme - Arctic Adventures

Description: Let's wrap up the summer by cooling off with Artic Advnetures! Come join the penguins and polar bears and have some "BRRRR-IFIC" fun! Be prepared to play in the snow, build an igloo, and stay cool in the heat of summer! Get your hats, mittens and earmuffs ready for some winter fun!

LITTLE CARDINAL PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

COST PER WEEK:

CES Students (9:00am - 1:00pm): $245  |  Non-CES Students (9:00am - 1:00pm): $265

Early Bird (8:00am - 9:00am): $60

Rest Time and Snack (1:00pm -3:00pm): $110  |  Aftercare (3:00 - 4:30 pm): $100

Week 4 is prorated.

For more information please call Christ Episcopal School at 301-424-6550 or email CESummer@CESrockville.org


Camp Cardinal Weekly Camps

for campers ages 6 - 10

June 8 - August 14, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

(Care available 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

 ~ Led by CES teachers and trusted professional instructors ~

CAMP CARDINAL WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE CHRIST EPISCOPAL SCHOOL CAMPUS

Week 1: June 8-12 - Outdoor Explorers

Come explorfe all that nature has to offer in and around Rockville! Have you ever been camping?  Cooked a meal over a campfire?  Picked strawberries or been in a rowboat?  Bring your backpack and hiking shoes, and join us for a week of fun and adventure in the great outdoors! Expect field trips! (Swimming will not be offered this week.)

Week 2: June 15-19 - Chef It Up! 

Are you a Master Chef in the making?  Come sharpen your cooking skills and help us create a Friday breakfast for your family at our Pajama Party!  If you want to create dishesto tantalize your taste buds, this week is for you! Every cook needs fresh ingredients;  field trips to a grocery store and Butler's Orchard for strawberry picking are planned.

Week 3: June 22 - 26 - Survivor

Back by Popular Demand!!  Campers will be divided into tribes to participate in fun challenges and puzzles and look for hidden immunity idols in a daily scavenger hunt. Together they will work to build team unity within their tribe and across tribal lines, encouraging and supporting others along the way.  At the daily “tribal council,” players will NOT be voted out, but instead will talk about what strategies they used to navigate their daily road map and build their “bag of tricks” to become the ultimate “team player.”

Week 4: June 29 - July 3 - Party in the USA

Everyone loves a party, and campers are no exception!  This week will feature planning a party from start to finish—designing the invitations, making decorations, coming up with a game and a menu, and of course….having the party for family and friends!  Join us on Thursday, July 2 for the fun and games, American Style! (Prorated: no camp on July 3)

Week 5: July 6 - 10 - Arctic Adventure

Historically, July is a very HOT summer month.  Why not make it a little COOLER with some Artic Advnetures!  Come join the penguins and polar bears and have some "BRRRR-IFIC" fun!  Be prepared to play in the snow, build an igloo, and stay cool in the heat of summer!

Week 6: July 13 - 17 - Christmas In July

For many kids, Chirstmas is a favorite holiday, so let's celebrate in July with some "seasonal" fun!  Tasty treats, festive decorations, singing carols, spending time with friends and family--we might even have a "sleigh" ride!  Who knows?  Perhaps Santa will even make an appearance!  Come join the fun with out all of the holiday fuss!

Week 7: July 20 -24 - Creative Arts Extravaganza!

Stay Tuned--Under Construction!

Week 8: July 27- July 31 - Hands On Science

Come join the mad science laboratory!  Does your child enjoy bubbling liquids, making slime, and the occasional explosion?  We will spend the week doing exciting experiments that are sure to leave your camper wanting more.  Excite your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity and join us for a fun-filled week of hands-on science! 

Week 9: August 3 - 7 - Builder's Choice

Building and creating structures is always a hit with kids!  Campers will construct things from everything recyclable (think STEAM Maker Space!)  New challenges and materials will be offered every day to provide hours of fun.   Get ready to use your imagination and be an architect, designer and super builder!

Week 10: August 10 - 14 - The Amazing Race

One of our most popular themes returns from last summer!  Grab your passport, and get ready to embark on a trek “around the world.”  At every destination, each team must compete in a series of challenges, some mental and some physical, and only when the tasks are completed will they learn of their next location.  Each day will be a new adventure in fun, working together and building a sense of community with other campers.


CAMP CARDINAL HIGHLIGHTS

Camp Cardinal (Ages 6-10) prides itself on our small group size, allowing for plenty of individual attention and self-expression of campers who return year after year. Through a variety of interactive experiences, your child will have the opportunity to develop self-discipline, a strong sense of self, and leadership skills. In addition, they will have fun and make friends that last a life-time!

COST PER WEEK:

CES Students (9:00am - 1:00pm): $210  |  Non-CES Students (9:00am - 1:00pm): $230

Early Bird (8:00 am - 9:00 am): $60

Theme extension activities & games (1:00 - 3:00 pm): $110  |  After care (3:00 - 4:30 pm): $100 

  

For more information please call Christ Episcopal School at 301-424-6550 or email CESummer@CESrockville.org


Specialty Camps 2020--Under Construction!

To Be Determined...
Sponsored by YMM Art
Ages: 10 - 14
9:00am – 12:00pm

(Care available from 8:00 - 4:30 pm for additional fees--see Camp Cardinal)
$250 one week session

Description: Coming soon

 

To Be Determined...
Sponsored by YMM Art
Ages: 8 - 14
9:00am – 12p:00m

(Care available from 8:00am - 4:30pm for additional fees--see Camp Cardinal)
$250 one week session

Description: Coming soon

 

  


Application Process and Deposit

Camper registration is now open. Please note our application submission is online.  Once we receive your online registration and non-refundable deposit of $100, you will receive the welcome packet with additional details of the camp and the required paperwork to complete.  This will be sent to the email address provided on your registration form.  We are SO HAPPY to have you at camp!!