James Island Supplements

Summer Supplement Descriptions

James Island Campus – Summer 2017

Week 1:  May 22 – May 26

Sprout Yoga:  Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten

Come join Ms. Therease for a week of FUN exploring the jungle, planting a garden, swimming with the ocean animals, sweating in the desert, and climbing a mountain. Through movement and music we will learn poses from each of these environments—a different pose each day of the week!  Your child will have so much fun learning partner poses as well as individual poses!  I hope to see YOUR child at camp!

Spanish:  Open to 3K, 4K & Kindergarten

¡Hola caracola!  Bragging points?  We love them!  Have your child show off some fab language skills!

Spanish is all about F-U-N—singing, dancing, game playing, running around and learning Spanish all in one.  Colors?  Numbers?  Seasons?  Animals?  Days of the week? DONE!

Your little one will be dominating Dora the Explorer like a champ.  Let’s get this Fiesta started!

Week 2:  May 30 – June 2 (4 day week)

World Cultures:  Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten *(4) 60 minute classes*

Pack your bags for Culture Camp! Paris, London, Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Taj Mahal, pyramids, and the Serengeti—so much world to see, so little time!  Each class is devoted to one continent and coolest countries. A ton of pictures, maps, videos plus a big bag of props collected from many travels should keep us on track.  We will get to dress up, use toys and listen to all sorts of music. Your child will have a great time learning about other cultures and become worldly and knowledgeable little travelers. Adorable, and oh so smart!

Tennis:  Open to 4K & Kindergarten *(4) 60 minute classes*

Bill Blankenfield, former PE teacher, tennis coach, and tennis pro, will offer a beginner’s tennis program for 4K and Kindergarten children.  With the use of beach balls and racquets (all provided by instructor), children will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Serving and basic tennis instruction will be taught through games and fun activities.

Week 3:  June 5 – June 9

Jackson Soccer:  Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten

Jackson Soccer Development will bring a fresh perspective to teaching our children about the game of soccer. Coach Kevin Jackson will bring a high energy class filled with exciting twists on skill development. Emphasis is placed on building character through teamwork and spirited competition. Non-stop action and fun are guaranteed in each uniquely designed session. Classes are held on the front playground. Play clothes & closed toe shoes requested. No cleats or shin guards needed.

Week 4:  June 12 – June 16

Macaroni & Please:  Open to 4K & Kindergarten

Macaroni and Please is a new manners program designed by International Etiquette Consultant, Aly Murphy, owner of Murphy’s Manners, to introduce students to the basic principles of good manners. The classes are fun with interactive activities aimed to help strengthen social and emotional learning focusing on self-presentation, introductions, body language, self-control, empathy, forgiveness, resilience, gratitude, dining etiquette, and manners at school, home and in public.

Gymboree Play & Music:  Open to 3K & 4K

In this Gymboree Camp, little ones will explore movement, music, art and more–all themed around our favorite summer concepts and adventures. Each day will be a different adventure with specially developed activities and equipment for 3’s and 4’s that will challenge their bodies, minds and more.  Colorful props, musical instruments, bubbles, parachutes, puppets and more!  Join us, as we go on Summer Adventures with Gymboree!

Week 5:  June 19 – June 23

Miss Heidi’s Tumble Time:   Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten

Miss Heidi’s Tumble Time is an exciting combination of gymnastics, coordination & basic body movement incorporated with rhymes & music specifically for children ages 2-5 years old. Children are taught gymnastics skills in a progression style on junior-sized Olympic style equipment.

Owner/Instructor, Heidi Davidson, has specialized in instructing preschool gymnastics for over 20 years.  She is USGA Safety certified and a nationally recognized Kinder Accredited Instructor.

Week 6:  June 26 – June 20

Superhero Fitness Class:  Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten

Get fit with Stretch-n-Grow! Exercise and pretend to be all of your favorite Super Hero’s while exercising!  Class is taught by CERTIFIED FITNESS INSTRUCTORS.  Each child gets to bring home their very own Super Hero Cape by the end of the week!

Week 7:  July 3 – July 7

School Closed for Electrical Renovations – No supplements

Week 8:  July 10 – July 14

Wee Little Arts:  Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten *Material’s fee of $35*

We will be exploring and creating art from around the world!  Three projects will be created, each using different media and producing unique experiences.  Capturing the imagination and engaging the minds of children, our summer camps are a wonderful way to enrich seasonal breaks and holidays. During these fun and exploratory camps, students will travel to different regions of the world and experience art in its many forms.

Week 9:  July 17 – July 21

Gymboree Sports:  Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten

A great way to introduce your little athlete to sports!  Each day, children will explore a different sport. Basketball, baseball, soccer, tumbling, volleyball and more will introduce your child into the wide world of sports!  Be an All-star with us this summer!

Week 10:  July 24 – July 28

Karate with School of Empty Hand Art:  Open to 4K & Kindergarten

David and Ann Pettus, owners of the School of Empty Hand Art, will open the world of karate to our children while exercising their mind and body.  “Focus” and “discipline” are buzz-words you will hear in these classes.  Join Sensei s David and Anne for a great week!  Loose clothing is requested.

Week 10:  July 24 – July 28

Stretch-n-Grow Cheer Camp:  Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten

Preschoolers will dance, chant and cheer all week long, learning the basic motions and technique to be a great cheerleader! Taught by our CERTIFIED FITNESS INSTRUCTORS! Each child will take home their very own set of pom poms at the end of the week!

Week 11:  July 31 – August 4

Kids Dance Party:  Open to 3K, 4K, & Kindergarten

Learn some choreography to popular dance songs!  Sweat and exercise all while having fun!!  Taught by CERTIFIED FITNESS INSTRUCTORS of Stretch-n-Grow!  Dancers will each go home with a special prop to remember their week of dance!