Ballestrini's Summer Camp 2023
We are getting ready for a fun filled summer and we are all so excited! Summer Camp will begin on June 19th and end on August 25th. Register by April 1st to secure your child’s place in the program! The summer camp weekly rates are as follows:
Day Camp: 6:30am - 6:00pm
maximum of 9.5 hrs per day
$275 per week
$75 per day
Day Camp : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
$225 per week
$65 per day
Field Trips: will correlate with our weekly learning themes. We will travel by school bus to and from the designated locations. The cost to participate in each field trip is indicated on the attached field trip permission slip. The cost includes transportation and admission. Children ages 5-12 will be permitted to attend all field trips. Children ages 3 & 4 will be allowed to attend field trips with director approval. All children must fill out the permission slip even if they are NOT attending field trips.
T-Shirts: Each child will be provided with one t-shirt. T-shirts are mandatory for travel. Extra shirts can be purchased at a cost of $10.00. Swim shirts may be purchased for $25. Children must keep on the t-shirt or swim shirt for the duration of all field trips, this includes beach trips. This is to indicate that your child is part of our group and to prevent sun exposure.
Sunscreen: Please fill out attached sunscreen form. We will supply sunscreen to be re-applied in the afternoon We ask that parents apply the first coat of sunscreen each morning before children arrive at camp.
Water fun days: Tuesdays will be water fun days. We ask that children arrive wearing a bathing suit and water shoes. Please send your child with a towel and a change of clothing.
Arrival: We ask that children arrive by 9:00AM daily. If your child will be arriving late or will be out, please let us know by 9:00AM
Lunches: Must be packed in throw away bags. We do not allow heat ups in the Summer. Please label lunch with your child’s name. Lunches must contain a drink and silverware.
Water bottles: We ask that all children bring in a refillable water bottle daily.
Popsicles and ice pops: are a wonderful treat on a warm summer day. If you would like to donate a box, the children would greatly appreciate it!
Tropical Paradise: June 19th -23rd (BEACH THURSDAY)
We are excited to kick off the summer with Tropical Paradise week! We are saying Aloha to Summer 2023 on Wednesday with our Hawaiian spirit day! We will enjoy a tasty “Beach in a Bucket” pudding treat as a snack. The campers will also be able to make their own tie dye t-shirt! Thursday we will splash at the beach for our first field trip of the summer.
Summer Safari: June 26th - 30th (ZOO THURSDAY)
Join us as we answer the call of the wild in this summer’s animal-themed adventure! We will be able to visit furry, scaly, and feathery friends on our Field trip to the Roger Williams Zoo. This camp week is perfect for every animal lover. With animal-themed projects, games, and crafts all week long. This is sure to be a wild time!
American pride : July 3rd - 7th (CLOSED TUESDAY)
Oh, say can you see… another amazing summer week of summer camp! This week we will be jumping into the roots of being American. Campers will celebrate our nation's birthday by exploring our unique traditions and landmarks across our country.
Treasure hunters: July 10th- 14th (BEACH THURSDAY)
Ahoy mates! It’s time to sail the seven seas in search of treasure! We will have a week full of pirate themed activities. We will search for treasure, make our own treasure maps, have a whole day of talking like pirates, and building boats. Thursday we will have fun looking for buried treasure at the beach.
Color wars: July 17th - 21st (BEACH THURSDAY)
Explore the wonderful world of color! From painting, sculpting, drawing and more, campers mix colors and let their creativity run wild. We will take a trip to the Beach and create our own sand art! Wednesday will be a festive color war. Be sure to wear clothes that can get messy!
Time travelers: July 24th -28th (MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT MUSEUM THURSDAY)
Fasten your seatbelt, and get ready for a trip through the ages! Campers will travel through time and explore the time of the dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt, and Colonial America! Time travelers will engage in themed activities such as making homemade catapults and having a toga party. Come join us as we have a blast through time! Thursday we will take a trip to the Mashantucket Pequot Museum.
Creepy crawly: July 31st - August 4th (BEACH THURSDAY)
If creepy crawlers fascinate your child, then this camp is for you! Come learn and discover all about creepy, crawly bugs this summer. Campers will build their own bug, create their own bug slime, make buggy treats, investigate the bugs outdoors, and much more! There is so much fun to explore! Join us for a beach trip on Thursday as we explore some of the creepy crawly sea creatures!
Under the sea: August 7th - 11th (MYSTIC SEA AQUARIUM THURSDAY)
In this week of fun we’ll be exploring the deep blue sea. We will have many sea creature themed art activities. We’ll watch sea creatures grow and make pretty ocean scenes. Join us while we discover ocean life with a field trip to the Mystic Sea Aquarium.
Mad science: August 14th - 18th (BEACH THURSDAY)
The campers will use this week to find their inner scientist! Campers will discover a magical place where science, technology, engineering, art and math come together to ignite curiosity and problem solving. We will explore the science of waves with our field trip to the Beach. Our campers get their hands dirty to create homemade play dough, we will learn how to make solar ovens and we will bake a yummy treat!
Mission Impossible: August 21st- 25th
Welcome secret agents! During this camp, you will complete various daily missions including decoding morse code, spy missions, and much more! All missions aim to teach agents teamwork in a fun way. Campers will work together towards a common goal, allowing them to appreciate everyone’s unique talents and strengths!