Camp Kaleidoscope

IMG_4256IMG_5273Camp 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 8/31/18 through entering first grade in August 2018. 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.

Camp Kalidoscope Photos (For attending campers – password can be obtained from the camp office)

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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 or khaki shorts. Vinyl sling tote bags, and additional t-shirts may be purchased in advance.


2018 Camp Kaleidoscope One Week Sessions

June 4-June 8   Down on the FARM!
June 11-June 15 Clowning Around
June 18-June 22 Summer Swampy WETLANDS
June 25-June 29   Spy Kids go STEAMING
July 9-July 13 Mickey Mouse Club House
July 16-July 20 Disco Daze
July 23-July 27 Summer Olympic Games
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 4-8 “Down on the FARM” – Come on down to the farm at Cedarwood’s Camp Kaleidoscope. We will milk the cow, plant seeds in the garden, churn butter and feed the farm animals. Join us and Old McDonald for barn yard yoga, farm to table cooking and more farm fun.

Session 2   June 11-15 “Clowning Around” – You can play under the big top with us and be part of our circus show. We will meet and participate in acts with MT Noggin the Clown. Carnival games, circus art, fun and more. Join us!

Session 3   June 18-22 “Summer Swampy WETLANDS”   – Let’s explore the natural world of the Louisiana wetlands; Alligators, snakes, frogs, cattails and more. Campers will have the opportunity to explore the wetlands environment getting up close to live animals as local wildlife specialists visit Camp Kaleidoscope.

Session 4   June 25-June 29 “Spy Kids go STEAMING” – The Cedarwood Secret Spy Academy is looking for good recruits. Your mission, should you accept, would include decoding secret messages, journey through secret mazes, dust for fingerprints, and attend Cedarwood’s MADD Camp live performance of “Spy Kids”. Join us for STEAM activities and so much more.

Session 5   July 9-13 “Mickey Mouse Club House” – Come enjoy the magical world of Disney and celebrate with Mickey Mouse. Join us for themed activities from your favorite Disney movies like Cinderella, Cars, 101 Dalmatians, The Good Dinosaur and The Little Mermaid. Walt Disney said, “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them”. We can’t wait to dream and imagine with you.

Session 6   July 16-20   “Disco Daze” Let’s disco dance the summer days away. We will move and groove under the mirror ball and lights as we explore rhythm and movement, painting to the beats of the music and participating in a dance party with Mike the Disco DJ. We will attend the original live performance of Cedarwood School’s MADD CAMP performance of Disco Daze. Come shake your groove thing with us.

Session 7    July 23-27  “Summer Olympic Games”  – Who’s ready to get their competitive edge on to win some Olympic medals!! Join us in celebrating Cedarwood’s Kids’ Olympics. The campers will participate in activities such as the disc throw, balance beam, 50 yard dash, torch relay races and so much more. Go for the GOLD!!

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

2018 Kaleidoscope Fees

Registration for one week  $30
Registration for two or more weeks $50
Cost per one week session prior to May lst
Three Day Camp (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) For 2'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 Only  $170
Five Day Camp for 2's – 6's $230
Extended day cost per week
AM $20
PM $45
Both AM & PM $65


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For a printable form that you can mail in with camp required fees to: 607 Heavens Drive, Mandeville, LA 70471 click here – Kaleidoscope Brochure 2018
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