PROGRAM GUIDE CAMP 2021 - Camp Sonshine

 
PROGRAM GUIDE CAMP 2021 - Camp Sonshine
PROGRAM GUIDE
        CAMP 2021
PROGRAM GUIDE CAMP 2021 - Camp Sonshine
Covid-19                                                                    CONTENTS
                                                                                     General Info .......................................................................................................................... 4

         Updates
                                                                                     Camp Information (General) ............................................................................................ 5
                                                                                     Weeks & Themes ................................................................................................................ 6
                                                                                     Important Deadlines .......................................................................................................... 7
                                                                                     Our Savings Center .......................................................................................................... 8
                                                                                     Convenience Services ........................................................................................................ 9
                                                                                     Finance Policies .................................................................................................................. 13
                The plans listed in this guide are dependent on the sta-             Fees (Summer & Spring Break Camps) ...................................................................... 15
                tus of the global pandemic. We are hopeful to bring back
                                                                                     SUMMER PROGRAMS ................................................................................................. 16
                our fun and adventurous program that we are known for,
                                                                                        Silver Spring Camps ........................................................................................ 17
                yet we are fully prepared to adapt, improve and overcome
                                                                                        Discovery Program (PK–K)................................................................................... 18
                whatever obstacles we encounter. We will continue to prac-
                                                                                        Explorer Program (1st & 2nd) ........................................................................ 20
                tice safety precautions per health department guidelines,
                                                                                        Adventure Program (3rd & 4th) .................................................................. 22
                in order to provide a safe experience for your camper(s).
                                                                                        High Adventure Program (5th & 6th) ............................................................... 24
                                                                                        Teen Impact Program (7th–9th) ................................................................... 26
                                                                                        Germantown Camps .............................................................................................. 29
                                                                                        Discovery Program (PK-K) .................................................................................... 30
QUESTIONS?                                                                              Explorer Program (1st & 2nd) ................................................................................... 32
                                                                                        Adventure Program (3rd & 4th) ......................................................................... 34
PLEASE CALL                                                                             High/Teen Adventure Program (5th-9th) .................................................... 36
301.835.CAMP                                                                            Specialty Camps .................................................................................................... 38
WE’RE HAPPY                                                                             Arts Adventure (1st–6th) ....................................................................................... 40
                                                                                        S.T.E.M. Adventure (1st–6th) ..................................................................................... 42
TO HELP!                                                                                Ellicott City Camps ................................................................................................. 44
info@campsonshine.org
                                                                                        EC Core Camp (K–2nd) ....................................................................................... 46
                                                                                        EC Core Camp (3rd–6th) ..................................................................................... 48
                                                                                     EXTENDED SEASON CAMPS ....................................................................................... 50
                                                                                     Spring Break Camp (March 29th – April 2nd)................................................. 51

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CAMP INFORMATION (GENERAL)
                                      SILVER SPRING CAMPS
                                      16819 New Hampshire Ave.
                                      GERMANTOWN CAMPS
                                      20701 Frederick Road
                                      (Neelsville Presbyterian Church)

                  Addresses           SPECIALTY CAMPS
                                      (Same as Silver Spring Location)

general                               ELLICOTT CITY CAMPS
                                      2800 Westchester Ave
                                      (Summit Ministry Center International)

info.
                  Phone #
                                      (301) 835-CAMP (2267)
                  (Parent Services)
                  Camp Hours          9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
                                      FALL/WINTER (Sept. 3rd – Dec. 31st)
                                      9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

                                      SPRING (Jan. 1st – June 12th)
                  Office Hours        9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

                                      SUMMER (June 15th – August 28th)
                                      7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

                  Fax #               (301) 989-7116

                  First Aid           Please call Parent Services

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SUMMER 2021 weeks & Theme                                                                                  important deadlines
Week 1 (June 14–18) – “Tropical Island”
Land ho! Camp has somehow become stranded on a tropical island! Don’t worry though,
                                                                                                           DESCRIPTION                               DEADLINE
we’ll be having so much fun, there’s no need to signal for an S.O.S.!

Week 2 (June 21–25) – “Great Safari”                                                                       Cancel EVERYTHING (with refunds
Jump in your jeep; hang on for a wild ride! This week sends campers deep into                              when requested)
a jungle filled with lions, tigers and…parrots? Get ready for a jungle full of fun!

Week 3 (June 28– July 2) – “USA Week”                                                                      Non-refundable fees: Application fee
Get out your red, white, & blue and come celebrate America’s birthday with us! We’ll have                  ($45 per camper) and deposit ($20
awesome patriotic activities including a 4th of July parade around camp! USA! USA! USA!                    per week per camper)

                                                                                                           Cancel individual weeks (with refunds
Week 4 (July 5–9) – “World Olympics”                                                                       when requested)
                                                                                                                                                     May 15th
During the week where we celebrate our nation’s independence, we also celebrate our
multicultural community at Camp with some fun games and a little competitive spirit. Lace                  Non-refundable fees: Deposit ($20 per
up your sneakers and get ready to go for the gold!                                                         week per camper)
                                                                                                           Full Payment Deadline **no refunds will
Week 5 (July 12–16) – “Superhero”                                                                          be processed after this date
It’s a bird! No, it’s a plane! No, it’s Camp Sonshine! Get ready to protect the citizens of
                                                                                                           Multi-Week Discount - in order to
CampSonshineville from evildoers. Capes and spandex are optional!
                                                                                                           recieve the multi-week discount, you
                                                                                                           must register prior to May 15th
Week 6 (July 19–23) – “Winter Wonderland”
If the heat is bringing you down, come cool off with us this week. An unexpected blizzard
has hit Camp. With plenty of snow and ice, we’ll party–winter style!

Week 7 (July 26–30) –“Crazy Carnival”
We’re pulling out the Big Top this week! Come enjoy the glitz, glamour and awe of the
circus at Camp! Practice to be a trapeze artist on our ropes courses, an animal tamer at
drama, or just sit back and watch with some popcorn!

Week 8 (August 2–6) – “Wild, Wild West”
Howdy partner! Grab your cowboy hat, saddle up and get ready to head out on a
fantastic adventure through the great frontier.

Week 9 (August 9–13) –“Lights, Camera, Action!”
For one week, we’re turning Silver Spring into Hollywood! Grab your tuxedo or gown and get
ready to walk the red carpet like a movie star!

Week 10 (August 16–20) – “Outer Space”
3…2…1…blast off! Let’s travel around the Milky Way, past Jupiter, and through a black hole
exploring the mysteries of outer space! Don’t forget your space suit!

Week 11 (August 23–27) - “Wacky Tacky“
What better way to end the Summer than a week with additional Field Trips & wacky tacky
fun! Campers will get the opportunity to enjoy half & full day trips in every program as well as
participate in crazy sock day, backwards day & more!                                               6   7
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OUR SAVINGS CENTER                                                CONVENIENCE SERVICES
Below you will find a list of our 2021 Camp Sonshine              The following services are available for an additional fee:
savings:

TITLE / CODE           AMOUNT          DESCRIPTION
                                                                  EXTENDED CARE
                                                                  Available at all camp locations. Our Extended Care service gives parents the
                                       Save 5% off                option of early morning dropoff (SS/GT): 7:00-8:30 AM, 3:30-6:00pm;
                                        your camp                 Ellicott City: 7:00-8:30AM, 3:30-6:00pm)
Military Discount      5% off         tuition; plus all
                                      other savings.                 • AM Extended Care- $40/week
                                                                     • PM Extended Care- $50/week
                                        Receive $30
                                                                     • One-time use - $8
                                         in account
                                       credit for each
Family Referral
                                         new family               TRANSPORTATION
Savings               $30 off         (registered) you            Camp Sonshine offers bus pick-up & drop-off services to and from our Silver
                                       refer to Camp              Spring Location. The following fees covers transportation for the entire week.
                                        Sonshine (up              Note: the cost is the same whether you use this service everyday or irregularly.
                                       to the amount
                                         purchased).
                                                                     • AM/PM Transportation - $40/week
                                                                     • AM and PM Transportation - $80/week
                                       Receive $25
                                                                     • One-time use - $8
Multi-Week                            off per week if
Saving                $25 off         you register for
(Expires May 15)                      more than one
                                      week of camp.

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2021 BUS STOP LOCATIONS                                                                                                              LATESTAYS:
              AREA                   RT                              LOCATION                                    TIME                Camp Sonshine provides Campers wtih several opportunities throughout the summer weeks to
                                                                                                                                     experience camp at night! These events are specific to location/program and are limited based
SILVER SPRING CAMPS (Weeks 1-9) 1                                                                           LEAVES    RETURNS        on your selection.
Damascus                            Cow              Damascus Shopping Center – Rt. 124 & Rt. 108           8:15 AM   4:10 PM
SS West                             Dino                 Giant Food, 1280 E W Hwy, Silver Spring            8:05 AM   4:20 PM
                                                                                                                                     LATESTAY
Wheaton                             Dino            Target (south lot) – University Blvd & Veirs Mill Rd    8:25 AM   4:00 PM
DC                                  Eagle                      Roosevelt HS - 13th St. NW                   8:00 AM   4:25 PM
                                                                                                                                     A Latestay is a chance for PK-2nd Grade Campers to experience the thrill of being a “big kid” by
                                                                                                                                     staying on our campgrounds until 8pm! In addition to eating camp food, campers get to partic-
Bethesda                          Elephant          White Flint Plaza (Shoppers Food) – Nicholson Ln        7:50 AM   4:35 PM        ipate in fun-filled activities such as a HAY RIDE and S’MORE MAKING!
                                                  Giant Food (rear parking lot – Tuckerman Ln & Seven                                Available Weeks (Thursdays) : 2, 4, 6, & 8
Potomac                           Elephant                                                                  8:05 AM   4:20 PM
                                                                        Locks Rd
                                                 Lotte Mart at the Twinbrook Shopping Center- Veirs Mill                             Cost : $25 (per latestay)
Rockville                         Elephant                                                                  8:20 AM   4:05 PM
                                                                           Rd.
Aspen Hill                        Elephant       Taco Bell/Boston Market – Georgia Ave & Aspen Hill Rd      8:35 AM   3:50 PM
Rockville North                     Frog               Patel Brothers – Rt. 355 & College Parkway           8:00 AM   4:05 PM        ADVENTURE Latestay (3RD & 4TH)
Gaithersburg                        Frog                 Weis Markets – Rt. 355 & Westland Dr               8:15 AM   4:10 PM        Our legendary ADVENTURE LATESTAY1 are filled with unforgettable experiences such as:
Olney                               Frog                Fair Hill Shops – Greene Turtle Parking Lot         8:40 AM   3:45 PM           • Elaborate themed activities that continue into the night (e.g. group field games, crazy skits,
Clarksville                        Monkey                 McDonald’s – Rt. 108 & Great Star Dr              8:05 AM   3:50 PM           energizing music, wet and messy adventures, and more!)
Columbia                           Monkey         Columbia Mall – Lower level Sears – South parking lot     8:25 AM   4:10 PM           • Roasting s’mores to perfection
                                                                                                                                        • Bonding with fellow campers around a crackling fire
Scaggsville                        Monkey                     Food Lion – Rt. 216 & Rt. 29                  8:40 AM   4:25 PM
                                                                                                                                     Available Weeks (Fridays) : 2, 4, 6, & 8
Briggs Chaney                      Moose               Global Foods – Briggs Chaney Rd. & Rt. 29            8:40 AM   3:45 PM
SS North                           Moose        Sears Auto Center – New Hampshire Ave & Lockwood Dr         8:25 AM   4:00 PM
                                                                                                                                     Cost : $25 (per latestay)
SS                                 Moose            Safeway at Four Corners – University Blvd & Rt. 29      8:15 AM   4:10 PM
EC Location                         Tiger           Summit Ministry Center - 2800 Westchester Ave           8:10 AM   4:20 PM
EC                                  Tiger       Long Gate Center – Target parking lot – Rt. 100 & Rt. 29    8:20 AM   4:10 PM
                                                                                                                                     HIGH ADVENTURE Latestay (5TH–6TH)
                                                  Bridgeway Community Church – 9189 Red Branch Rd,                                   Our spectacular HIGH ADVENTURE LATESTAY allow campers to experience an unforgettable
Columbia N                          Tiger                                                                   8:30 AM   4:00 PM
                                                               Columbia, MD 21045                                                    extended-day on Friday plus evening activities such as:
Laurel East                         Turtle            Kohl’s Laurel – Rt 198. & Russet Green E. Rd.         8:00 AM   4:30 PM            • The Golden Owl game (similar to sardines)
Savage                              Turtle                  Weis Food – Rt. 1 South of Rt. 32               8:15 AM   4:15 PM            • Extended group times
                                                  Union Church – 7195 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia, MD                                     • Late night team games
Union Church                        Turtle                                                                  8:30 AM   4:00 PM
                                                                       21046                                                         Available Weeks (Fridays) : 2, 4, 6, & 8
Columbia S                          Turtle             McDonald’s – Guilford Rd & Eden Brook Rd             8:40 AM   3:50 PM

Bowie                               Zebra
                                                 Shoppers, 10501 Martin Luther King Jr Hwy, Bowie, MD
                                                                                                            8:15 AM   4:15 PM        Cost : Included in weekly tuition2
                                                                       20720
Greenbelt                           Zebra              Safeway at Greenway Center – Greenbelt Rd            8:30 AM   4:00 PM
NE DC                               Rhino                  Starbucks - 2430 Market Street NE                8:20 AM   4:10 PM

                                                                                                                                     1 For campers who’ve just completed 3rd or 4th grade at our Silver Spring and Germantown locations.
                                                                                                                                     2 When latestay costs are included in the weekly tuition, and your child(ren) chooses not to attend the Latestay event, there will
1 Please visit https://campsonshine.org/resource-center/convenience-services/bus-stops/ for weeks 10 & 11                            be no alternative activities planned for them.

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TEEN IMPACT EXTENDED DAY TRIP (7TH–9TH)
Our fun-filled Teen Impact Extended Day Trips allow our teen campers to experience field trips
                                                                                                                                      finance policies
and extra time off grounds with their group.. This year’s fields trips plans include
   Available weeks & Field Trips (tentative)
   • List of trips TBD based on Covid-19 Rules and Regulations.                                                                            POLICY           EXPLANATION/EXAMPLE                                FINANCIAL INFO.
   • Potential Trips:
                                                                                                                                           Week/Program Switching from one week, program, or
       - Sandy Point Beach, Annapolis                                                                                                                                                        No charge! Contingent on space available.
                                                                                                                                           Transfers    camp to another.
       - Harpers Ferry Tubing and Hiking
       - Guppy Gulch                                                                                                                                        Cancelling 1 or more weeks                $20 deposit fee per camper per week
                                                                                                                                                            (retaining others)                        cancelled will be retained by Camp Son-
       - Wonderfly Arena                                                                                                                                    • All cancellations must be in writing.   shine.
       - Splashdown Waterpark
                                                                                                                                           Cancellations    Cancelling every thing
       - Montgomery County Fair                                                                                                                             (per camper)                              $20 deposit fee per camper per week
                                                                                                                                                            • All cancellations must be in writing. cancelled AND the $45 application fee will
Cost : Included in weekly tuition3                                                                                                                          • Having a sibling on the waiting list is be retained by Camp Sonshine.
                                                                                                                                                            not cause for a refund.

                                                                                                                                                            The full regular rate tuition amount All registrations received on or after May
                                                                                                                                           Payment          and all other fees due (including con- 15th must be accompanied by payment in
                                                                                                                                                            venience options) is due by May 15th. full.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Checks cannot be accepted after May
                                                                                                                                                            Check                                     15th. There will be a $35 for any returned
                                                                                                                                                                                                      checks.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      eCheck payment is exclusively accepted
                                                                                                                                                                                                      through the CampMinder database and
                                                                                                                                                            eCheck                                    Camp InTouch application. Families will be
                                                                                                                                           Payment                                                    notified via email for successful and un-
                                                                                                                                           Method                                                     successful payments.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Credit Card payment is accepted through
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the CampMinder database and Camp In-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Touch application. Families will be notified
                                                                                                                                                            Credit Card                               via email for successful and unsuccessful
                                                                                                                                                                                                      payments. Please note that Camp Son-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      shine is charged at 3% processing fee for
                                                                                                                                                                                                      all credit card transactions.

                                                                                                                                           Sickness/        Absensce of more than two consec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Camp will credit for the days missed when
                                                                                                                                           School           utive days to illness or school being
                                                                                                                                                                                                  requested in writing.
                                                                                                                                           Extentions       extended

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Payment will not be processed for camp-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       ers who are unable to enroll or are with-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       drawn without enrollment from the waiting
                                                                                                                                                            Applicable to only children on the wait
                                                                                                                                           Waiting List                                                list. Cancellation of any additional camp-
                                                                                                                                                            list. Does not apply to enrolled siblings.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       ers based on wait list outcomes must be
                                                                                                                                                                                                       requested in writing (the above cancella-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       tion policies will apply).

3 When extended day costs are included in the weekly tuition, and your child(ren) chooses not to attend the extended day trip,
there will be no alternative activities planned for them.                                                                        12   13
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2021 FEES (SUMMER & SPRING BREAK CAMPS)
                                                       The multi-week discount will not be grant-
               Late penalities will apply to registra-
Late Fees                                              ed to registrations made on or after May
               tions completed on or after May 15th.
                                                       15th.
                                                                                                                    (Fees are based on one child, per one week at Camp Sonshine)

               Discounts can only be applied to camp
                                                        Please contact Parent Services at info@                                                       OPTION                                                      FEE
               tuition. There is no discount for conve-
Discounts                                               campsonshine.org for any additonal ques-
               nience options or the $45 application                                                                                                Application Fee                   $45 (one-time fee per year, per child)
                                                        tions on discounts.
               fee.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Regular             Latestay
                                                                                                                                                    Summer Tuition
                                                                                                                                                                                          1 week              1 week
Returned       A fee will be charged for all returned There is a $35 fee charged for returned
Checks         checks.                                checks.                                                        SUMMER CAMP (CORE CAMPS)
               A $20 per week non-refundable de-                                                                                      Discovery (PK-K)                                         $290                          +$25
               post, as well as th $45 application fee
                                                            Your deposit give you freedom and flexibil-
               per child is required with each ad-                                                                                    Explorer (1st-2nd)                                       $320                          +$25
                                                            ity to make payments at your convenience
Deposits

                                                                                                                      silver spring
               vanced or regular rate application at
                                                            until our payment deadline of May 15th or
               time of registration. The deposit is ap-                                                                               Adventure (3rd-4th)                                      $330                          +$25
                                                            until your balance is paid in full.
               plied toward the full balance; it is not a
               separate or additional fee.                                                                                            High Adventure (5th & 6th)                               $340                          $390
                                                                                                                                                                                      (Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11)     (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8)
                                                         The following fees will be applied for
               Because of limited availability, fees for Spring Break Camp cancellations: $5/day                                      Teen Impact (7th - 9th)**                                $350
Spring Break   Spring Break must be paid in full         cancelled or $20/entire week cancellation.
               upon registration.                        NOTE: No refunds for cancellations wil be                                    Arts Adventure Camp (1st-6th Grade)                      $340
                                                         made after February 24th.
                                                                                                                                      STEM Camp (1st-6th Grade)                                $340
                                                                                                                                      Discovery (PK-K)                                         $290                          +$25

                                                                                                                      germantown
                                                                                                                                      Explorer (1st-2nd)                                       $320                          +$25

                                                                                                                                      Adventure (3rd-4th)                                      $330                          +$25

                                                                                                                                      High/Teen Adventure (5th-9th)                            $340                          $390
                                                                                                                                                                                        (Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9)           (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8)

                                                                                                                      ellicott city
                                                                                                                                      K-2nd Grade                                              $235

                                                                                                                                      3rd-6th Grade                                            $235

                                                                                                                    Latestays: Applies to weeks 2, 4, 6, 8

                                                                                                                    Multiweek: $25 OFF per week when you register for 2+ weeks of camp before May 15th.
                                                                                                                    ** (Extended Day Trip Required): Extended Day Trips are included in the price for the teen impact program.

                                                                                                                     SPRING BREAK CAMP (March 29 - April 2)
                                                                                                                                      K-9th grade (single day)                                  $50

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silver spring
                       Our Silver Spring location —nestled on 25 acres of wooded
                       land, fields and streams— has been serving children and
                       families for over 40 years. We’re located right across from
                       the Hampshire Greens community (we are approximately ½
                       mile north of Route 198 and 2 miles south of Route 108 on

summer
                       New Hampshire Avenue).

                               CAMPGROUNDS:

programs
                               16819 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE,
                               SILVER SPRING, MD, 20905

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discovery program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2021
                                                                                                         GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE DISCOVERY (PK-K)
                                                                                                         period     TIME          MONDAY               TUESDAY          WEDNESDAY           THURSDAY               FRIDAY

                   (Pre kindergarten-kindergarten)                                                            1
                                                                                                                  8:35-9:15

                                                                                                                  9:15-9:30     Morning Connect      Morning Connect
                                                                                                                                                                          ARRIVAL
                                                                                                                                                                        Morning Connect     Morning Connect     Morning Connect
                                                             summer programs • silver spring
                                                                                                              2   9:35-10:10        Assembly            Assembly            Assembly           Assembly             Assembly
We cut no corners when it comes to giving our young campers (must be at least 4 years old)
the extra-special care they deserve. Because our little VIP campers are in their formative years,             3   10:20-11:05   Construction Zone                                                               Sonshine Impact
individual attention goes a long way.                                                                                             Group Photo/        Splash Landing                        Splash Landing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Moonbounce/Ball
                                                                                                              4   11:15-11:40   Bathroom & Water                           Theme Day                                 Pit
                                         activities                                                                                   Break
                                                                                                                                     Lunch/              Lunch/                                 Lunch/          Camp Store/ Lost
                                                                                                              5   11:50-12:25
In a nurturing, small-group atmosphere, DISCOVERY campers get to enjoy a healthy mix of                                         Reapply Sunscreen   Reapply Sunscreen                         Giving Tree!       & Found check
indoor and outdoor activities, which are designed to help cultivate the imagination and allow                 6   12:35-1:10      Mini Zipeline        Craft Craze
                                                                                                                                                                             Lunch/
                                                                                                                                                                                              Playground
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lunch/
                                                                                                                                                                        Reapply Sunscreen                      Reapply Sunscreen
kids to explore the physical world. Example activities include: WATER SLIDE, MOONBOUNCE,
                                                                                                                                    Rest (PK),          Rest (PK),                             Rest (PK)            Rest (PK)
     SPLASH PLAYGROUND, PLAY ZONE, LATESTAYS, THEME DAYS and much more!                                       7    1:20-1:55                                                Rest (PK)
                                                                                                                                   Stage It (K)         STEM (K)                              Go Karts (K)     Eco Explorations (K)

                                                                                                              8   2:05-2:40      Discovery Time          Playzone         Toboggan Run       Discovery Train       Turtle Run

                                                                                                              9   2:40-3:00       Daily Debreif        Daily Debreif      Daily Debreif       Daily Debreif       Daily Debreif

                                                                                                                  3:00-3:30                          BUS DEPARTURE & PARENT PICK UP

                                                                                                                                                    CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:
                                                                                                                                                  • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)
                                                                                                                                                  • Transportation (see p. 9 for details1)

                                                                                                                                                 OPTIONAL CAMP ACTIVITIES:
                                                                                                                                                       • Latestay: $25/latestay
                                                                                                                                            (see pp. 11–12 for latestay/overnighter details)

                                                                                                                                                     TUITION COST:
                                                                                                                                                   • 1 week: $290/week
                                                                                                                                • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

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explorer program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2021
                                                                                                           GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE EXPLORER (1st-2nd)
                                                                                                           Period     TIME          MONDAY             TUESDAY            WEDNESDAY              THURSDAY               FRIDAY

                                                                    (1st & 2nd grade)                               8:35-9:15                                              ARRIVAL
                                                                   summer programs • silver spring              1   9:15-9:30     Morning Connect    Morning Connect      Morning Connect       Morning Connect      Morning Connect

                                                                                                                2   9:35-10:10       Assembly                                 Assembly              Assembly            Assembly
A fun and exciting program has been designed for our EXPLORER campers1. Campers are
taught social, emotional, intellectual, physical & creative skills. Our campers get to enjoy a safe                                                                                                                   Construction
                                                                                                                3   10:20-11:05      Go Karts                                Aqua Zone            Venture Time          Zone (1st)
and active outdoor program in which they encounter new and unforgettable adventures.                                                                                                                                  Archery (2nd)
                                                                                                                                                         Pool Trip
                                                                                                                                   Group Photo/                           Craft Craze (Girls)
                                                                                                                4   11:15-11:40                                                                    Aqua Zone              Sports
                                                                                                                                    Group Time                            Dodgeball (Boys)
                                                  activities                                                    5   11:50-12:25        Lunch                                    Lunch           Lunch/Giving Tree!        Lunch
                  Example activities include: POOL TRIPS, WATER SLIDE,
            PADDLE BOATS, ARCHERY, THEME DAYS, LATESTAYS and much more!                                         6   12:35-1:10      Turbo Slide            Lunch                                 Eco Explorations    Sonshine Impact

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Stage It (1st)
                                       CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:                                                     7    1:20-1:55         Pond            Forest Ranger
                                                                                                                                                                             Theme Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Moonbounce         Slingshot Gallery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (2nd)
                                     • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)
                                                                                                                                                     Nature Art (Girls)
                                     • Transportation (see p. 9 for details)                                                                                                                    Camp Store/ Min-
                                                                                                                8   2:05-2:40     Eco Explorations   Wilderness Ranger                                                Venture Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                  ute to Win it
                                                                                                                                                           (Boys)
                                    OPTIONAL CAMP ACTIVITIES:                                                   9   2:40-3:00       Daily Debreif      Daily Debreif        Daily Debreif         Daily Debreif        Daily Debreif
                        • Latestay: $25/latestay (see pg. 11–12 for latestay details)
                                                                                                                    3:00-3:30                        BUS DEPARTURE & PARENT PICK-UP
                                         TUITION COST:
                                       • 1 week: $320/week
                    • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

1 Explorer campers are grouped by grade and gender.
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2021
                                                                                                          GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE adventure (3 rd & 4 th )

                       adventure program                                                                  period     TIME
                                                                                                                   8:35-9:15
                                                                                                                                   MONDAY              TUESDAY            WEDNESDAY
                                                                                                                                                                            ARRIVAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                 THURSDAY               FRIDAY

                                                              (3 & 4 grade)
                                                                  RD          TH                               1

                                                                                                               2
                                                                                                                   9:15-9:30

                                                                                                                   9:35-10:10
                                                                                                                                 Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                    Assembly
                                                                                                                                                      Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                                         Assembly
                                                                                                                                                                          Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                                                              Assembly
                                                                                                                                                                                                Morning Connect      Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Assembly
                                                             summer programs • silver spring
                                                                                                               3   10:20-11:05        Sports            Slip-N-Slide           Archery                                Venture Time

Our Adventure Camp is an assortment of fun, activities, and unforgettable memories. Coun-                                                            Camp Store/Minute
                                                                                                                                                                          Craft Craze (Girls)       Pool Trip
                                                                                                               4   11:15-11:40     Nerf Battle                            Wilderness Ranger                          Sonshine Impact
selors serve up daily adventures where ADVENTURE campers are taught social, emotional,                                                                   to Win it
                                                                                                                                                                                (Boys)
intellectual, physical & creative skills all while making friends, laughing, and being themselves.
                                                                                                               5   11:50-12:25        Lunch                Lunch                Lunch                                     Lunch

                                                                                                                                                                            Ninja Warrior
                                          activities                                                           6   12:35-1:10    Paintball Gallery    Slingshot Gallery
                                                                                                                                                                          Course/ Low Ropes
                                                                                                                                                                                                Lunch/Giving Tree!     Turbo Slide

                                                                                                                                                       Group Photo/
        Example activities include: POOL TRIPS, ELECTIVES, OUTDOOR COOKING,                                    7    1:20-1:55       Dodgeball
                                                                                                                                                        Group Time
                                                                                                                                                                               Go Karts           Forest Ranger      Adventure Team
          GOKARTS, PAINTBALL GALLERY (4th graders only), and much more!                                                                                                                                              Challenge (odd),
                                                                                                               8   2:05-2:40       Aqua Zone           Forest Ranger            Pond               Group Time        Electives (even)

                                 CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:                                                          9   2:40-3:00       Daily Debreif        Daily Debreif        Daily Debreif        Daily Debreif        Daily Debreif
                               • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)
                               • Transportation (see p. 9 for details)                                             3:00-3:30                         BUS DEPARTURE & PARENT PICK-UP

                              OPTIONAL CAMP ACTIVITIES:
             • Latestay: $25/Latesday (see pp. 11–12 for latestay/overnighter details)

                                      TUITION COST:
                                    • 1 week: $330/week
                 • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

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2021
                                                                                                                         GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE high adventure (5 th & 6 th )

       high adventure program                                                                                            period     TIME
                                                                                                                                  8:35-9:15
                                                                                                                                                  MONDAY               TUESDAY           WEDNESDAY
                                                                                                                                                                                         ARRIVAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                            THURSDAY              FRIDAY

                                                                                  (5 & 6 grade)
                                                                                     th         th                            1

                                                                                                                              2
                                                                                                                                  9:15-9:30

                                                                                                                                  9:35-10:10
                                                                                                                                                Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                                     Launch
                                                                                                                                                                     Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                                                       Climbing Wall
                                                                                                                                                                                         Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                                                                             Pool Trip
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Morning Connect

                                                                                  summer programs • silver spring
                                                                                                                              3   10:20-11:05   Archery/Tomahawk        Turbo Slide                        On Road Go Karts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pool Trip
Our High Adventure program provides a balance of structured activity time with relational                                     4   11:15-11:40      Nerf Battle             Pond
                                                                                                                                                                                          (NEW) Water
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sports
                                                                                                                                                                                            Games
group time to help campers build confidence, friendships, and independence. Our trained
staff create an environment where campers can be themselves, hang out with friends, and                                       5   11:50-12:25         Lunch          Lunch/Camp Store                      Lunch/Giving Tree
interact with caring role models.
                                                                                                                              6   12:35-1:10      Slip-N-Slide       Off Road Go Karts        Lunch                                 Lunch
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tarzan Swing &
                                                       activities                                                             7    1:20-1:55
                                                                                                                                                Dodgeball (Group
                                                                                                                                                    Photo)
                                                                                                                                                                       Tarzan Swing          Cooking
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Team Building
                                                                1
Examples of our extreme (but safe) activities include POOL TRIPS, PAINTBALL GAMES,                                                                                                                                             Paintball Games
                                                                                                                                                                       Ninja Warrior
          TARZAN SWING (see pp. 11–15 for latestay details), and much more!                                                   8   2:05-2:40      Paintball Gallery                       Sonshine Impact   Sonshine Impact
                                                                                                                                                                          Course

                                                                                                                              9   2:40-3:00       Daily Debreif        Daily Debreif       Daily Debreif     Daily Debreif       Daily Debreif
                                          CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:
                                        • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)                                                    3:00-3:30                          BUS DEPARTURE & PARENT PICK-UP
                                        • Transportation (see p. 9 for details)

                                        TUITION COST:
            • Regular Week: $340/week; Latestay Week: $390/week (See p. 15 for details)
                     • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

1 All on grounds activity waivers are included in the general Parental consent.
Information about any off grounds activity waivers will be provided.
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teen IMPACT program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2021
                                                                                                           GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE teen IMPACT (7 th -9 th )
                                                                                                           period     TIME          MONDAY              TUESDAY          WEDNESDAY          THURSDAY              FRIDAY

                                                                   (7 -9 grade)
                                                                         th    th                                   8:35-9:15                                             ARRIVAL
                                                              summer programs • silver spring                   1   9:15-9:30     Morning Connect
                                                                                                                                                      Morning Connect/
                                                                                                                                                        Group Photo
                                                                                                                                                                         Morning Connect
                                                                                                                                                                                           Morning Connect/
                                                                                                                                                                                              Giving Tree
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Morning Connect

Teen Impact is designed to help campers build character, develop positive social skills and                     2   9:35-10:10        Launch
practice responsibility. This program offers an “exclusive” teen feel where each day is filled with             3   10:20-11:05                           SSL Day                              SSL Day
opportunities for teens to hang out with friends, participate in fun activities, learn from service                               Go Karts, Archery
                                                                                                                                                                             Pool Trip
projects and interact with caring counselors1.                                                                                    Tag, Tarzan Swing
                                                                                                                4   11:15-11:40

                                          activities                                                            5   11:50-12:25        Lunch               Lunch                                Lunch
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Extended Day Field
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Trip (Pick up at
                                                                                                                6   12:35-1:10
  Examples of our activities2 include POOL TRIPS, PAINTBALL GAMES, TARZAN SWING,                                                                                                                                      8PM)
                                                                                                                                    (NEW) Water
      STUDENT SERVICE LEARNING PROJECTS, FIELD TRIPS, and much more!                                            7    1:20-1:55
                                                                                                                                      Games
                                                                                                                                                          SSL Day           Field Trip         SSL Day

                                                                                                                8   2:05-2:40
                                 CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:
                               • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)                                           9   2:40-3:00       Daily Debreif       Daily Debreif      Daily Debreif     Daily Debreif
                               • Transportation (see p. 9 for details)
                                                                                                                    3:00-3:30               BUS DEPARTURE & PARENT PICK-UP
                                      TUITION COST:
                                    • 1 week: $350/week
                 • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

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germantown
                     CAMPGROUNDS:
                     NEELSVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
                     2 070 1 F R E D E R I C K ROA D,
                     GERMANTOWN, MD, 20876

                     Camp Sonshine Germantown (GT) provides Campers with
                     age-appropriate, outrageously fun activities. Located at

summer
                     Neelsville Presbyterian Church, our GT location is off of
                     Frederick Rd. Right in the heart of Germantown, this loca-
                     tion makes it especially convenient for those living in the
                     Germantown/Damascus/Gaithersburg area.

programs

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discovery program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2021
                                                                                                              GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE GT discovery (pk-k)
                                                                                                              period       TIME           MONDAY             TUESDAY          WEDNESDAY         THURSDAY                 FRIDAY
                         (Pre kindergarten-kindergarten)                                                                  8:45-9:20                                            ARRIVAL
                                                                     summer programs • germantown (GT)          1         9:20-9:35     Morning Connect     Morning Connect   Morning Connect   Morning Connect      Morning Connect

Our Discovery (PK-K) program1 nurtures your child in a safe, small-group environment while                      2        9:45 - 10:20      Assembly            Assembly         Travel Time        Assembly              Assembly
creating new and exciting adventures that encourage their development. Our loving staff in-                                                                                                     Sonshine Impact
                                                                                                                3        10:30-11:05    Playground Time       Aqua Zone
vest the time and attention your child needs. This program’s on-the-go schedule leaves your                                                                                                       Group Time
child happily exhausted and ready for more!                                                                     4         11:15-11:50    Moonbounce              STEM                             Slip N’ Slide

                                                     activities                                                 5        12:00-12:35         Lunch               Lunch          Silver Spring        Lunch            Discovery House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (Chef Jr., Lego Play,
                                                                                                                                                                                                Interactive Story     Creation Station,
    Example activities include: WATER SLIDE, MOON BOUNCE, SPLASH PLAYGROUND,                                    6        12:45-1:20          Sports            Chalk Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Time                  etc.)
        LEGOS & BUILDING BLOCKS, THEME DAYS, LATESTAYS, and much more!
                                                                                                                7         1:30-2:05          Crafts             Stage It                           Chalk Art

                                         CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:                                                   8         2:10-2:45
                                                                                                                                        Interactive Story
                                                                                                                                                            Playground Time     Travel Time          Crafts
                                                                                                                                              Time
                                       • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)
                                                                                                                9        2:45 - 3:00      Daily Debrief       Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief        Daily Debrief
                                      OPTIONAL CAMP ACTIVITIES:
                                                                                                                         3:00-3:30                                            DEPARTURE
                          • Latestay: $25/latestay (see pp. 11–12 for latestay details)

                                          TUITION COST:
                                        • 1 week: $290/week
                     • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

1 Children must be at least 4 years old and potty-trained by the
start of the first week they attend. Campers are grouped by grade.
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2021
                                                                                                         GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE GT explorer (1 st & 2 nd )
                                    explorer program                                                     period     TIME           MONDAY           TUESDAY          WEDNESDAY         THURSDAY             FRIDAY

                                                                    (1 & 2 grade)
                                                                        st         nd
                                                                                                           1
                                                                                                                   8:45-9:20

                                                                                                                   9:20-9:35     Morning Connect   Morning Connect
                                                                                                                                                                      ARRIVAL
                                                                                                                                                                     Morning Connect   Morning Connect   Morning Connect
                                                                summer programs • GERMANTOWN (GT)
                                                                                                           2      9:45 - 10:20      Assembly          Assembly          Assembly          Assembly          Assembly
                                                        1
Our Explorer (1st & 2nd graders) program nurtures your child in a safe, small-group envi-                  3      10:30-11:05        Archery                                            Moonbounce          Lego Play
ronment while creating new and exciting adventures that encourage their development. Our
                                                                                                                                                                                       Sonshine Impact
loving staff invest the time and attention your child needs. This program’s on-the-go schedule             4       11:15-11:50        Crafts           Pool Trip                                             Stage It!
                                                                                                                                                                                         Group Time
leaves your child happily exhausted and ready for more!
                                                                                                           5      12:00-12:35         lunch                            Silver Spring        Lunch          Slip N’ Slide

                                                   activities                                              6      12:45-1:20       Fort Building        Lunch                                                 Lunch

Example activities include POOL TRIPS, WATER SLIDE, ARCHERY, LATESTAYS, and much                           7       1:30-2:05       Aqua Zone         Group Time                        Blue vs Orange
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Electives
                                        more!                                                              8       2:10-2:45        Gaga Ball        Playground        Travel Time

                                        CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:                                               9      2:45 - 3:00      Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief
                                      • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)                                      3:00-3:30                                          DEPARTURE
                                     OPTIONAL CAMP ACTIVITIES:
                         • Latestay: $25/latestay (see pp. 11–12 for latestay details)

                                         TUITION COST:
                                       • 1 week: $320/week
                    • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

1 Campers are grouped by grade. In 1st and 2nd grade,
 campers are also grouped by gender.
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adventure program                                                          GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE GT adventure (3 rd & 4 th )
                                                                                                      period     TIME           MONDAY            TUESDAY          WEDNESDAY         THURSDAY           FRIDAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2021

                                                                  (3 & 4 grade)
                                                                      RD          TH
                                                                                                                8:45-9:20                                           ARRIVAL
                                                             summer programs • GERMANTOWN (GT)          1       9:20-9:35     Morning Connect    Morning Connect   Morning Connect   Morning Connect    Assembly

There is never a dull moment once Adventure camp begins! Our jam-packed program1 has                    2      9:45 - 10:20      Assembly           Assembly          Assembly          Assembly       Travel Time
your child running, dancing, laughing, and most importantly, growing! The energized counsel-
                                                                                                        3      10:30-11:05                                           Nine Square         Archery
ors and fun-blasted activities combine to strengthen confidence and develop skills in every                                       Electives
camper.                                                                                                 4       11:15-11:50                          Pool Trip       Aqua Zone         Slip N’ Slide

                                                                                                        5      12:00-12:35         Lunch                                Lunch             Lunch        Silver Spring
                                              activities                                                6      12:45-1:20
                                                                                                                              Minute-to-Win-it
                                                                                                                                                      Lunch
                                                                                                                                                                   Sonshine Impact
                                                                                                                                 Challenge                           Group Time
           Example activities include POOL TRIPS, BUILDING FORTS, AQUA ZONE,
                             ARCHERY, SPORTS and much more!                                             7       1:30-2:05        Gaga Ball            Sports                         Blue vs Orange
                                                                                                                                                                       Electives
                                                                                                        8       2:10-2:45       Fort Building      Group Time                                          Travel Time
                                      CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:
                                    • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)                              9      2:45 - 3:00      Daily Debrief      Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief   Daily Debrief

                                    OPTIONAL CAMP ACTIVITIES:
                                                                                                               3:00-3:30                                           DEPARTURE
                        • Latestay: $25/latestay (see pp. 11–12 for latestay details)

                                         TUITION COST:
                                       • 1 week: $330/week
                    • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

1 Campers are grouped by grade and gender.

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high/Teen adventure program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2021
                                                                                                                  GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE GT high/Teen adventure (5 th -9 th )
                                                                                                                             TIME            MONDAY             TUESDAY          WEDNESDAY           THURSDAY              FRIDAY
                                                                                  (5 -9 grade)
                                                                                    th    th                      period

                                                                                                                            8:45-9:20                                             ARRIVAL
                                                                         summer programs • GERMANTOWN (GT)          1       9:20-9:35      Morning Connect    Morning Connect     Morning Connect   Morning Connect     Morning Connect

                                                                                                                                                              Assembly or Hang                      Assembly or Hang
Our High/Teen Adventure program provides a balance of structured activity time with relation-                       2      9:45 - 10:20
                                                                                                                                                                   Time
                                                                                                                                                                                  Morning Connect
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Travel Time
                                                                                                                                             High & Teen
al group time to help campers build confidence, friendships, and independence. Our trained                                                Adventure Welcome
staff create an environment where campers1 can be themselves, hang out with friends, and                            3      10:30-11:05        Breakfast            Sports
interact with caring role models.                                                                                                                                                 Community Time
                                                                                                                                          Campers vs Coun-                                              Pool Trip
                                                                                                                    4       11:15-11:50                         Group Time
                                                                                                                                              selors
                                                      activities                                                    5      12:00-12:35          Lunch              Lunch               Lunch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Silver Spring

       Examples of our extreme (but safe) activities2 include POOL TRIPS, GO KARTS,                                                         Gaga Ball/Nine
      OUTDOOR COOKING, DODGEBALL, LATESTAYS, COLOR WARS and much more!                                              6      12:45-1:20                             Archery           Slip N’ Slide        Lunch
                                                                                                                                               Square
                                                                                                                                                                                  Sonshine Impact
                                                                                                                    7       1:30-2:05                           Card Games
                                          CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:                                                                                 Electives
                                                                                                                                                                                    Group Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Electives
                                        • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)                                      8       2:10-2:45                            Aqua Zone             Messy                               Travel Time

                                                                                                                    9      2:45 - 3:00       Daily Debrief      Daily Debrief       Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief    End of Week Debrief
                                                   TUITION COST:
              • Regular Week: $340/week; Latestay Week: $390/week (See p. 15 for details)                                  3:00-3:30                                             DEPARTURE
                       • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

1 Campers are grouped by grade and grouped by gender.
2 All on grounds activity waivers are included in the general Parental consent.
Information about any off grounds activity waivers will be provided.
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specialty                CAMPGROUNDS:
                  SAME AS SILVER SPRING LOCATION

Our Specialty Camps are designed to encourage campers
to explore and develop their talents and interests during the
summer! There will be four different specialized programs:
S.T.E.M. and Arts. All of our Specialty camps will be located
on the grounds of our main location—Living Word Interna-
tional, in Silver Spring, MD.

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arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2021
                                                                                                           GROUP SCHEDULE: arts boys & girls (1 st-6 th )
                                                                                                           period       TIME          MONDAY           TUESDAY          WEDNESDAY         THURSDAY             FRIDAY
                                                                                 (1 -6 grade)
                                                                                    st   th
                                                                                                                      8:35-9:15                                          ARRIVAL
                                                                       summer programs • specialty camps     1        9:15-9:30     Morning Connect   Morning Connect   Morning Connect   Morning Connect   Morning Connect

                                                PROGRAM FOCUS:
                                                                                                             2        9:35-10:10       Assembly          Assembly          Assembly                            Assembly
                                                                                                1
Campers will create and experience a wide range of arts through our Arts specialty camp . Camp
   staff will bring quality programming and legendary service over the course of eight weeks!                3        10:20-11:05                                                                             Slip N’ Slide
                                                                                                                                     Art Specialty     Art Specialty
                                                                                                                                                                         Water Games          Pool Trip
                                                                                                                                       Program           Program                                            Sonshine Impact/
                                                                                                             4        11:15-11:40
                                         core areas of exploration                                                                                                                                            Camp Store

                                    • General Arts (Painting, Drawing, Sculpting)                            5        11:50-12:25        Lunch             Lunch             Lunch                               Lunch

                                           CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:                                              6        12:35-1:10        Archery                                                Lunch

                                       • Transportation (see p. 9 for details)                               7         1:20-1:55       Go Karts
                                                                                                                                                       Art Specialty     Art Specialty                       Arts Specialty
                                       • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)                                                                            Program           Program         Art Specialty       Program
                                                                                                                                                                                             Program
                                                                                                             8        2:05-2:40      Forest Ranger
                                                 TUITION COST:
                                           • 1 week: $340/week
                                                                                                             9        2:40-3:00       Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief
                        • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

                                                                                                                      3:00-3:30                       PARENT PICK-UP & BUS DEPARTURE

1 Available weeks 1–9 (TENTATIVE)

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S.T.E.M.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2021
                                                                                                            GROUP SCHEDULE: STEM boys & girls (1 st-6 th )
                                                                                                            period      TIME          MONDAY            TUESDAY         WEDNESDAY          THURSDAY             FRIDAY
                      Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics                                                  8:35-9:15                                        ARRIVAL

                                                                                  (1 -6 grade)
                                                                                   st    th                   1        9:15-9:30
                                                                                                                                    Morning Connect
                                                                                                                                    Morning Connect
                                                                                                                                                      Morning Connect   Morning Connect    Morning Connect   Morning Connect

                                                                        summer programs • specialty camps     2      9:35-10:10        Assembly          Assembly          Assembly                             Assembly

                                        PROGRAM FOCUS:                                                        3      10:20-11:05                                          Slip N’ Slide                          Archery
                                    1                                                                                               STEM Specialty     STEM Specialty
In our S.T.E.M. specialty camp , we offer an engaging program where campers experience artistic,                                                                                               Pool Trip
                                                                                                                                       Program            Program       Sonshine Impact/
mathematical, and architectural design in a fun and educational way! Campers will explore the basic           4      11:15-11:40
                                                                                                                                                                          Camp Store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Go Karts
          concepts of physics and innovate under our trained and experienced instructors.
                                                                                                              5      11:50-12:25         Lunch             Lunch             Lunch                                Lunch

                                                    activities                                                6        12:35-1:10                                                               Lunch
                                                                                                                                    Pond/Swimming
                Examples of our activities include ROCKETRY, RC CARS, DRONES,                                 7        1:20-1:55                       STEM Specialty    STEM Specialty                      STEM Specialty
           3D PRINTING, SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS, LEGO ENGINEERING, and much more!                                                                             Program           Program        STEM Specialty       Program
                                                                                                                                                                                              Program
                                                                                                              8      2:05-2:40       Forest Ranger
                                           CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:
                                                                                                              9      2:40-3:00        Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief      Daily Debrief     Daily Debrief
                                        • Transportation (see p. 9 for details)
                                        • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)
                                                                                                                     3:00-3:30                        PARENT PICK-UP & BUS DEPARTURE
                                                 TUITION COST:
                                           • 1 week: $340/week
                        • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

1 Available weeks 1–9 (TENTATIVE)

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Ellicott City               CAMPGROUNDS:
                       2800 WESTCHESTER AVE,
                       ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21043

CAMP SONSHINE ELLICOTT CITY IS A CORE CAMP
ACTIVITIES BASED PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES CAMP-
ERS WITH AGE-APPROPRIATE, OUTRAGEOUSLY FUN
ACTIVITIES. LOCATED AT SUMMIT MINISTRY CENTER,
OUR ELLICOTT CITY LOCATION IS JUST MINUTES AWAY
FROM HISTORICAL ELLICOTT CITY.

                                                  44   45
2021
                                                                              GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLe (K-2nd Grade)
            K-2ND GRADE program        summer programs • ELLICOTT CITY
                                                                              period     TIME
                                                                                       8:35-9:15
                                                                                                       MONDAY                TUESDAY            WEDNESDAY
                                                                                                                                                  ARRIVAL
                                                                                                                                                                    THURSDAY              FRIDAY

                                                                                   1   9:20-9:40     Morning Connect        Morning Connect     Morning Connect    Morning Connect     Morning Connect
This program nurtures your child in a safe, small-group
                                                                                                     Assembly & Game-      Assembly & Game-     Assembly & Game-   Assembly & Game-    Assembly & Game-
environment while creating new and exciting adventures that                        2   9:45-10:05
                                                                                                          show                  show                 show               show                show

encourage their development. Our loving staff invest the time                      3   10:10-10:45     Arts & Crafts        Sports & Games           Drama                               Arts & Crafts

and attention your child needs. This program’s on-thego sched-                     4   10:50-11:25      Dodgeball               Cooking          Balloon Games        Camp Wide
                                                                                                                                                                       Challenge
                                                                                                                                                                                         Water Games
ule leaves your child happily exhausted and ready for more!                        5   11:30-12:05
                                                                                                      Minute to Win it
                                                                                                        Challenge
                                                                                                                                 Lunch             Dodgeball

                                                                                   6   12:10-12:45        Lunch               Dice Games             Lunch              Lunch               Lunch

                                                                                                                                                  Board Game        Minute to Win it
                                                                                   7   12:50-1:25         Archery              Chalk Art                                                Sports & Games
                                                                                                                                                   Challenge          Challenge

                                                                                   8   1:30-2:05                            Card Tournament                          Forest Ranger          Archery
                                                                                                       Water Games                                Water Games
                                                                                   9   2:10-2:45                            Scavenger Hunt                              Drama           Sonshine Impact

                                                                                10     2:45-3:00       Daily Debreif          Daily Debreif       Daily Debreif      Daily Debreif       Daily Debreif

                                                                                       3:00-3:30                                              PARENT PICK-UP

                                                                                                                                     activities
                                                                               Example activities include: Water Games, Sports, Art, Scavenger Hunts, Dodgeball & Cooking and
                                                                                                                         much more!

                                                                                                                           CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:
                                                                                                                         • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)

                                                                                                                           TUITION COST:
                                                                                                                         • 1 week: $235/week
                                                                                                      • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th

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3rd-6th grade program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2021
                                                                                                      GROUP SCHEDULE: SAMPLE (3 rd -6 th )
                                                                                                      period     TIME          MONDAY             TUESDAY            WEDNESDAY              THURSDAY               FRIDAY
                                                           summer programs • Ellicott city
                                                                                                               8:35-9:15                                              ARRIVAL
This program provides a balance of structured activity time with relational group time to help
                                                                                                        1      9:20-9:40     Morning Connect    Morning Connect      Morning Connect        Morning Connect    Morning Connect
campers build confidence, friendships, and independence. Our trained staff create an envi-
ronment where campers can be themselves, hang out with friends, and interact with caring                                     Assembly & Game-   Assembly & Game-    Assembly & Game-                          Assembly & Game-
                                                                                                        2      9:45-10:05
                                                                                                                                  show               show                show                                      show
role models.
                                                                                                        3      10:10-10:45    Sports & Games        Cooking               Cooking                              Card Tournament
                                                                                                                                                                                              Camp Wide
                                                                                                                                                                                               Challenge
                                        activities                                                      4      10:50-11:25      Dodgeball        Sports & Games       Sports & Games
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Electives (Dodgeball,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Spa, Lawn Games)
Examples of our activities include: Water Games, Camp Challenge, Archery, Service Project,              5      11:30-12:05          Art              Lunch              Group Time
                          Art, Dodgeball, Cooking and much more!
                                                                                                        6      12:10-12:45        Lunch            Dodgeball               Lunch                 Lunch               Lunch

                                CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:                                                    7      12:50-1:25      Forest Ranger       Group Time         Service Project                          Sonshine Impact
                              • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)                                                                                                                         Water Games
                                                                                                        8      1:30-2:05                                                                                            Cooking
                                                                                                                                                                    Electives (Dodgeball,
                                                                                                                                 Archery          Water Games
                                     TUITION COST:                                                                                                                   Spa, Lawn Games)
                                                                                                        9      2:10-2:45                                                                     Forest Ranger          Archery
                                   • 1 week: $235/week
                                                                                                        10     2:45-3:00       Experiments        Daily Debreif         Daily Debreif         Daily Debreif   End of Week Debrief
                • 2+ weeks: save $25 per week if registered before May 15th
                                                                                                               3:00-3:30                                          PARENT PICK-UP

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SPRING BREAK CAMP
                                                                           (March 29TH – April 2nd)
                                                                                                 extended season • silver spring

extended
                     Jump on board with our exciting, fun-packed, five (5) one-day events from 9 AM to 4:15 PM
                     (we provide Extended Care and Transportation convenience options for an additional fee). You
                     can sign up for any combination and any number of days. No matter which day(s) your child
                     attends, you can be sure that they’ll receive the kind of high-quality program you’ve come to
                     expect from Camp Sonshine. Eager for a full week of camp memories? We offer special prices
                     if you register for all five days!

season
                     Note: There is limited space, so please register early! If any program becomes full, a waiting list will be maintained
                     thereafter. In the middle of March, registered families will be sent an email explaining important details.

                                                                       GRADES K-4
                                   Activities may include go-karts, archery, assembly, jump zone, bowling,

camps
                                                        park trips and so much more!

                                                                       GRADES 5-6
                                   Activities may include go-karts, archery, and each day will include trips
                                                     such as bowling, laser tag and more.

                                                                       GRADES 7-9
                                            Activities may include day trip excursions/field trips.
                                     Here are a few field trips we’ve had in the past: paintball, Sky Zone,
                                     Downtown Annapolis, Players Amusement Center and many more.

                                                            CONVENIENCE OPTIONS:
                                                          • Extended Care (see p. 9 for details)
                                                              • Transportation (see website)

                                                                TUITION COST:
                                              See Spring Break section on p. 15 for tuition details.
                                              Please see p. 15 for our payment/cancellation policy.)

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      1 6 81 9 N e w H a m p s h i r e Av e n u e
      Silver Spring, Maryland 20905
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