Colossal Specialty Camps


Colossal Half Day Mini Camp

For Campers Entering 2nd-7th

(2017 information coming soon)

Inquisitive minds need to be nourished all year round so why waste precious summer weeks? Half- day and full day, one- week sessions are designed for specific age groups ranging from ages 7 – 12, students entering 2nd -7th grade. Students can select among a menu of challenging and stimulating offerings designed to encourage continued learning while having fun. Each mini-camp will entice your student to spark new interests in Robotics, Marine Science, Aeroponics, Hydroponics, Entomology, STEM activities, Cheer and Volleyball Clinics and and more.

Our Summer Camp is designed and run by our professional staff of caring and experienced teachers, many of whom are members of the full time Cedarwood School faculty. They are carefully selected and highly qualified, energetic, and enthusiastic individuals.

Colossal Girls

One Week, Half Day or Full Day Mini-Camps offered this summer include:

Entomology (Study of Insects)

Robotics

Marine Biology

Hydroponics 

Cheer & Volleyball Clinics

Marine Biology

Camp Hours

Camp Hours for Half Day(AM ONLY)
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Dismissal will be prior to lunch &
Arrival: 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Dismissal: 12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The AM will encompass the activities outlined in the session description.

Camp Hours for Full Day Option (AM & PM)
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Arrival: 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Dismissal: 3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
The PM Option is an extension of the camp day and is only available in conjunction with the AM Hours. Activities will include swimming, water games, recreational sports, arts and crafts.

Full Day Campers– bring lunch/Concessions available
Full Day Campers will participate in the core activities of the session from 9-noon. PM Activities (12-3PM) will include swimming and water games, recreational sports, and arts and crafts.

Camp Colossal Attire

Campers will receive one camp t-shirt to be worn each day with shorts.

2016 Colossal-Half Day or Full Day Specialty Camp Sessions:

June 6-10………….Marine Science  (Rising 4th-7th graders)
Taught by Melissa Hardesty-Campers will learn about exotic marine animals including different types of corals, invertebrates, and fish.  Campers will study the fragile reef ecosystem and learn how scientists are growing coral gardens used to help rebuild dying reefs around the world.  Anatomy of marine life will also be investigated while dissecting different marine specimens.

June 6-10………….LET’S GO with LEGO  (Rising 2nd-4th graders)
Taught by Jenffier McCloy-Using LEGO Education tools and technology, campers will be immersed in engaging hands-on activities that incorporate language arts, math and science with today’s digital world. The campers will build stories, work with simple machines to learn basic principles behind gears/wheels/levers/pulleys, and learn the beginning of coding with our school robots, DASH and DOT!

June 13-17………….Cheer Camp  (Rising Kindergarten – 2nd graders) NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Taught by Mrs. Molly Moore, Cedarwood Cheer Coach-We’ve Got Spirit! What does it take to be a Cheerleader? In this non-competitive camp, campers will learn spirit-filled sideline and floor cheers, peppy crowd-pleasers, a fun dance routine, jumps, small lifts, and basic stunts (No worries, Mom, mats will be used!)  Campers will also participate in cheer-related arts and crafts such as making pom poms, megaphones, spirit face painting, and making healthy spirit-filled snacks! At the end of the camp, the campers will put on a show for their fellow Colossal camp attendees and see what it feels like to really PERFORM!

June 13-17………….Aeroponics and Hydroponics  (Rising 4th-7th graders) 
Taught by Melissa Hardesty -Campers will learn about new ways of growing including hydroponic and aerologic gardening systems.  There will also be a focus on nutrition with crops that are easily grown in the local area.  Campers will actually start seeds and plant them to help with the Cedarwood School garden that will provide fruits and vegetables for years to come.

June 13-17………….Robotics Team!  (Rising 4th-7th grade Cedarwood Students ONLY)
Taught by Jennifer McCloy-This camp is for all 4 – 7th graders who are interested in joining, or continuing, with the Cedarwood Robotics Competition Team! We will build, program and run the EV3 robots from Lego Mindstroms.  The students will also learn the motto of the First Lego League group and how with “Coopertition”, we can all be successful!  Grow your critical thinking skills and creativity with the “Mechani-Cool Crawfish” TEAM!

June 13-17………….Amazing Arthropods (Rising 4th-7th graders) NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Taught by Gillian Rabalais-Get ready to immerse yourself into a hands-on approach of nature and science as campers will get up close to the animals often forgotten. Explore the world that lives just beneath our feet and discover how arthropods (BUGS!) keep the world running. Bug hunts, samplings, and water quality testing of our local watershed is key for this week.  Campers will conclude the week with a special memento that they will make and take with them to keep.

June 20-24…………..Picking up Steam (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math for Rising 4th-7th graders) Taught by Melissa Hardesty- Campers will enjoy different themes each day in which science, technology, engineering, arts, and math skills will be utilized to solve real life problems.  Students will enjoy the hands on approach and team building skills that will be put to the test during this camp session.  This session is designed for 4th – 7th grade students.

July 25-29…………..Cheer Camp (Rising 3rd-6th graders)
Taught by Mrs. Molly Moore, Cedarwood Cheer Coach – We’ve Got Spirit! What does it take to be a Cheerleader? In this non-competitive camp, you will learn spirit-filled sideline and floor cheers, peppy crowd-pleasers, a fun dance routine, jumps, small lifts, and basic stunts (No worries, Mom, mats will be used!) Campers will also spend time watching professional cheer squad videos, doing cheer-related arts and crafts (make your own pom poms, megaphones, and more!) spirit face painting, and healthy spirit-filled snacks! At the end of the camp, the campers will put on a show for their fellow Colossal camp attendees and see what it feels like to really PERFORM.

July 25-29………….Volleyball Clinic (Rising 4th  – 7th grade girls) NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Coached by Coach Shari Purvis-Girls, have you wanted to play volleyball but never tried? Do you want to brush up on your skills before the fall season starts?  We are offering a volleyball clinic that will do just that.  Coach Purvis will be working with the girls individually on serving, passing and setting skills.  We will also focus on conditioning and overall fitness; as well as working together as a team on team strategy.  Come get a heads up on volleyball and be an Ace on the court.

 

Camp Fees

Material & Supply Fee per session-$25

Session Fee for AM/Half Day (9:00AM-noon) prior to May lst-$165/after May lst-$175

Session Fee for PM/Afternoon (noon-3:00PM) prior to May 1st-$90/after May lst-$100

Please print form and mail with camp required fees to: 607 Heavens Drive, Mandeville, LA 70471 (If you are unable to open the camp registration form, download adobe acrobat reader here »)