Preschool Summer Camps Enrolling Now in BedfordPosted on May 8, 2017
Bedford, PA (May 8, 2017) – Kids ages three, four and five in Bedford County can go on a summer safari, blast off into outer space and travel back to the time dinosaurs roamed the earth as part of The Learning Lamp’s preschool summer camp program! This year, The Learning Lamp is offering 12 weeks of camp for preschool kids.
The Learning Lamp’s preschool summer camps for ages 3, 4, and 5 are part-day sessions designed and taught by teachers certified in early childhood education. Parents will find age-appropriate themes like Summer Safari, Space Cadets, Seussville and Everyday Heroes. These camps are available at Bedford Elementary School, as well as sites in neighboring Cambria and Somerset Counties. No matter where your child goes to preschool or kindergarten, The Learning Lamp’s summer camps are a great way to keep him or her engaged in hands-on learning activities all summer long. Tuition is $60 per week, and classes run from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.
Preschool Summer Camps
Summer Safari – June 5-9
There’s no need for a passport when you can explore the Savanna with us! From giraffes to gorillas, learn how wild animals live, what they eat and more. We’re not lion, it’s going to be a wild time!
Crazy Concoctions – June 12-16
Let’s get messy! Art and science come together as we create colorful bubbles and make slime using products found around our homes.
Rockin’ Rhythm – June 19-23
Who’s ready to rock? Let’s explore all things musical as we sing our favorite songs, make ribbon rings to dance with and play musical chairs.
Holiday Extravaganza – June 26-30
Every day is a holiday during this week-long celebration. Revisit Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas and invent a holiday of your own.
Hurray for the USA! – July 3-7 – Program closed July 4, reduced tuition this week only
Learn all about the United States of America as travel from Washington D.C. to Hawaii, and New York to Arizona. We’ll celebrate our independence by making firework handprints, Uncle Sam masks and flags our of pom poms.
Pajama Party – July 10-14
Wear your pajamas and let your imagination run wild as we read our favorite fairytales. This is a pajama party you won’t forget as we make fairy jars, dragons and dress as our favorite story book characters.
Everyday Heroes – July 17-21
From emergency responders to firefighters, meet everyday heroes in our community. Get an up-close look at an emergency response vehicle and make your own police badge.
Fun in the Sun – July 24-28
Get ready for all kinds of fun in the sun! We’ll craft sun visors and paper popsicles, create masterpieces by painting with ice cubes and make lemonade from scratch.
Space Cadets – July 31 – August 4
To infinity and beyond! Join us for an intergalactic adventure. We’ll explore the planets, make telescopes to see the stars and create rockets to blast off into space.
Jurassic Journey – August 7-11
Travel back to the time dinosaurs roamed the earth and become a dinosaur expert. Stomp around like a dinosaur after making dinosaur feet, create fossils from salt dough and learn all about the different dinosaurs, big and small.
Seussville – August 14-18
Oh, the places you’ll go during this fun-filled week of Dr. Seuss! We’ll read our favorite Dr. Seuss classics, make handprint fish and plan rhyming games.
Camp Neverland – August 21-25
“X” makes the spot! We’ll morph into pirates and go on an adventure as we walk the plank, make spy glasses from recycled materials and design pirate hats.
For more information about The Learning Lamp’s 2017 lineup of preschool summer camps, visit thelearninglamp.org. Click on the For Families tab. Parents can register by calling The Learning Lamp at 814-262-0732 extension 243 or 1-855-301-LAMP(5267).
The Learning Lamp is a nonprofit organization with a mission to engage all children in the support they need to succeed. We deliver high quality programs that are affordable and accessible to families of all income levels. The Learning Lamp served 35,525 children from 62 school districts and 39 non-public and private schools and other organizations in 17 Pennsylvania counties and one county in Maryland in 2016.
Our programs include: one-to-one tutoring; before/after school programs; portable classrooms aimed at building math and science skills; alternative education programs for at-risk students; evidence-based prevention programs; online learning and credit recovery; SAT preparation; educationally-focused child care; literacy-based preschool programs; and grant writing and project consulting for schools.