Camp Kaleidoscope

IMG_5273 Camp Kaleidoscope for younger campers 2-6 years old is Cedarwood’s setting for exploration, discovery and the development of unique imaginations. This camp is for children turning 2 by 8/31/17 through entering first grade in August 2017. Children who are placed in the 3′s group must be potty-trained in order to attend camp. Children in the 2′s group are not expected to be potty trained. Young children (preschool through first grade) are encouraged to express themselves and develop their sense of independence and self- esteem. Experienced professionals, artists, teachers and assistants kindle the imaginations of the youngsters while they forge new horizons during each one-week session.

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Camp Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.Extended Day Program available for working parents 7:30-9:00 a.m. 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Lunch and Snacks

Lunch is provided by the camp for ages 2-6. Snacks are also provided for 2-6 year olds  CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE LUNCH MENU FOR 2-6 YEAR OLDS

Camp Kaleidoscope Attire

Campers will receive one camp t-shirt to be worn each day with white shorts. White shorts, vinyl sling tote bags, and additional t-shirts may be purchased in advance.


2017 Camp Kaleidoscope One Week Sessions

June 5-June 9   Fun in the Sun
June 12-June 16 It all STEMS from Discovery
June 19-June 23 Light Up With Lit!
June 26-June 30   Calling All Superheroes
July 10-July 14 Music & Art Around the World
July 17-July 21 Imaginary World of Wonka
July 24-July 28 Messy Science
See description of each session below

Kaleidoscope Session Descriptions for ages 2-6

Mud, Sand, and Water Fun, Poetry, Literature, Featured Seminars, Puppets, Plays, Ecology, Picnics, Gardening, Nature Studies, Cooking, Computers, Science Exploration, Painting, Drawing, Music, Dancing, Organized Games, and Special Guests.

Session 1  June 5-9  “Fun In The Sun” – Kick off your summer with our Summer Bash beach party.   Sand art, seashells, and sunsets.  Pool games and picnic lunches.  Grab your sunglasses! SCHOOL’S OUT!  It’s time for summer fun!

Session 2   June 12-16 “It all STEMS from Discovery” – Experiment and explore using Science, Technology, Engineering, and  Math skills.  Sensory tables and activities with water, bubbles, ice and sand, building with inclines and simple machines, cooking geometric grilled cheese, spraying the rainbow, and designing with technology.  We will inquire, discover, discuss, count, combine and construct our way through understanding real world contexts.

Session 3   June 19-23 “Light Up With Lit!” –  Join us as we discover the engaging world of literature and discover the world of award- winning children’s book author and illustrator, Leo Lionni.  Campers will take part in fun activities inspired by the pages of this author’s 40 children’s books including, Swimmy, A color of My Own, Frederick, Inch by Inch, Fish is Fish and more.

Session 4   June 26-June 30  “Calling All Superheroes!” – What is your SUPERPOWER?  Each camper will celebrate individual talents by creating their own name, unique power, story of origin and costume.  We will soar into another universe for Cedarwood’s own MADD ABOUT SUPERHEROES drama camp performance.  Come with us to conquer the world!.

Session 5   July 10-14  “Music & Art Around the World” – Explore the world and travel to exotic destinations.  China, Madagascar, Tahiti and Spain are on our itinerary.  Grab your passports and get ready to taste the cuisine and experience the world in an adventure of a lifetime.

Session 6   July 17-21   “Imaginary World of Wonka'” In the magical world of pure imagination, campers will begin with a spin, traveling through a world of creativity and fun through many hands-on activities and games. We will enter the world of Willy Wonka when we attend the live performance of It’s a Madd Wonka World here at Cedarwood’s very own drama camp.

Session 7    July 24-28  “Messy Science”  – Get your hands dirty and create OOBLEK, volcanos and frozen, fizzing stars.  We will use our senses to discover the magic of messy science.  Edible play dough, shaving cream paintings and science galore.  The messier the better…and much more fun!

Daily schedules vary with each age group and will be posted on the first day of each camp session.

2017 Kaleidoscope Fees

Registration for one week  $25
Registration for two or more weeks $45
Cost per one week session prior to May lst
Three Day Camp (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) For 2's & 3's Only $160
Five Day Camp for 2's – 6's $220
Cost per one week session after May lst
Three Day Camp (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) For 2's & 3's Only  $170
Five Day Camp for 2's – 6's $230
Extended day cost per week
AM $15
PM $35
Both AM & PM $50

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Please print form and mail with camp required fees to: 607 Heavens Drive, Mandeville, LA 70448
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