Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten, & Kindergarten
This camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is for boys and girls alike. Specifically designed for children going into pre-school, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten will cultivate social skills and allow campers to explore the Elms 33 acre campus. Each week is carefully planned with a theme to discover. Extended care is available before and after each day of camp. (All campers must be 3 years old and potty trained.)
Cost of camp is $200 weekly. Half day camp is $150 weekly. Extended care is available for an additional $50 per week.
We’re offering free Camper Drop-in-Days for ages 3-5 and their parents. Join in on our Water Wednesday Fun! Wear a bathing suit for water play outside on the Elms Campus. Don't forget your sunscreen and a towel!
Meet in the Upper School Gymnasium between 9:00am - 9:15am
Participate in a Martial Arts lesson starting at 9:15am
Wednesday, July 24
Playdate friends will join our preschool summer campers for Pass, Kick, and Run Fun. Preschoolers and their adult will play various sports games around the Elms varsity gym!
Wednesday, August 7
Join the Elms Summer Campers as Junior Master Chefs. After Martial Arts, preschoolers and their adults will explore the Elms Farm and harvest some veggies and herbs! Playdate friends will also get to interact with the Elms Farm chickens!
ADDED BONUS: After Martial and activities, playdate friends and their adults are welcome to join in on our Water Wednesday Fun! Wear a bathing suit for water play outside on the Elms Campus. Don't forget your sunscreen and a towel!
June 10-14 | Growing Gardeners
Grab your gardening gloves because campers will be digging up some backyard science! Investigate flowers and leaves, and experiment with dirt. We’ll even plant seeds to start a tiny garden.
June 17-21 | Storybook Sampler
Jump into the pages of your favorite books and stories! Imaginations will run wild hearing stories of far off lands, wacky characters, friendships and fairytales. You’ll even create a classroom book.
June 24-28 | Science Explorers
Grab your safety goggles and join us for a week of scientific experimentation. Lab coats optional, creative minds required! You’ll get messy with chemistry, and inventive with engineering.
July 1-5 | City Science
Learn and discover about the great people, places, and technology found in our city. Explore who our community helpers are and what resources we have throughout Akron. (No camp on July 4)
July 8-12 | Passport to the World
Embark on a journey around the world in just 5 days. From the seven continents to the four oceans, discover different languages and traditions of other countries.
July 15-19 | PAW-sitive Animal Adventures
Fins, feathers, and FUR! Spend the week learning about the animals we share our homes with and those that live in our yards! Four legged visitors are guaranteed to make an appearance!
July 22-26 | Pass, Kick, & Run Fun
Get your sneakers on and water bottles ready! Campers will spend the week refining their athletic skills and learning to play new games! Gaga ball, anyone???
July 29 - August 2 | ART-ventures
Come enjoy an artistic filled week using a variety of materials including clay, paint, beads, tile, wood and paper. Campers will create works of art to take home!
August 5 - 9 | Junior Master Chef
Learn kitchen basics and develop healthy lifestyles through delicious daily themes ranging from sandwiches 101, soups & salads, to the classics such as: Breakfast for Dinner