CAMPS AT PORT CHESTER

Kids U Camps are on for Summer 2020! We are beginning with virtual camp and planning for in person camp beginning on Tuesday, July 7th. See “Summer Camp” below for more information. Kids U offers camp programs during school vacation weeks as well as every week during the summer. Camp is an opportunity to sample everything Kids U has to offer: gymnastics, rock climbing, cooking, science, music, craft projects, games, dance, martial arts, plus lots of other fun activities. Our regular class instructors will be leading the activities in a structured environment with and emphasis on FUN and FRIENDS! No two days are alike! Most camp programs are 3 hours long for children 4-9 years old. Children are required to be potty trained.

CAMP

We are excited to announce that Kids U will be opening for Summer camp on Tuesday, July 7th and will run through September 4th! We want to provide campers with a fun, engaging experience while doing all we can to keep everyone safe and healthy. Please visit the SUMMER CAMP 2020 GUIDELINES tab for our health, safety and cleaning protocols! This summer we have two exciting options. Our themed camp is the camp you know and love, sessions will be offered weekly from 9:15-12:15 or 1:15-4:15. We are also offering a specialized Ninja Warrior Camp for a few select weeks this summer and sessions are 1:15-4:15. 

Themed Camp – 

Kids U Summer Camp is an opportunity to participate in everything Kids U has to offer! There will be a different theme each week and activities are designed around each theme. Children will participate in Gymnastics, Ninja Warrior, Sports & Games, Cooking, Arts & Crafts, Lego, PlayQuad time  and more! No two days will be alike! Camp is for children ages 4-9 and is $250 per week. Sessions are 9:15-12:15 or 1:15-4:15. Registration will be on a weekly basis, in advance. Daily sign-ups or drop-ins will not be permitted. 

Ninja Warrior Camp – 

Are you ready for the challenge? Join in the mania! In this obstacle course based camp, our Kids U Ninja’s will jump, climb, swing and more as they develop balance, strength, problem solving and coordination…all while having FUN! With our state of the art Ninja Obstacle course along with balance beams, rock walls, mats, rings and more, the fun is always changing! Ninja camp is for children ages 5-9 and is $300 per week. Sessions are offered July 27-31, August 10-14 or August 24-28 from 1:15-4:15. Registration will be on a weekly basis, in advance. Daily sign-ups or drop-ins will not be permitted. 

Kids U is planning for an in-person summer camp experience beginning on Tuesday, July 7th but is starting VIRTUAL! Kids can enjoy some of their favorite things about Kids U, with some fun new additions, at home! Virtual camp will be starting on June 15th and will end on Friday, July 3rd. Each week will have a different theme, which all activities will be centered around. Each day will include a live portion starting at 9:30am as well as activities and projects that can be done at your convenience over the course of the day. We will provide activity boxes that will include all components for the art projects, some ingredients for the cooking projects (the rest are mostly staples you should have in your pantry) with recipes, games and more! 

Fees are $80/week which include the weekly activity box as well as resources for all online activities. A 10% sibling/multi-week discount will be applied. After you enroll, you will receive an email with details about accessing Virtual Camp. 

The Way it Works:
The schedule for each week will be organized on an online bulletin board called a Padlet. Once you are enrolled in camp you will be sent the link to the Padlet with instructions on how to use it. The Padlet will be organized by day and you will be able to scroll through all the activities for the day. The first part of camp will be live via Zoom and then there will be a combination of pre-recorded videos, live videos and activities. There will be clickable links for all activities that are not live as well as links and meeting codes for all of the live meetings. Everything you need will be in one place!

The Activity Box:
The activity box will be a box of supplies that your child will use throughout the week. Included will be art project materials and instructions, recipe cards for cooking projects, coloring pages, stickers, a fun Kids U surprise and anything else that your child may need for the week. We will have pick-up times that will be arranged when you sign up.

Sample Daily Schedule:
9:30am – Live Morning Meeting via Zoom
9:50am – Live Gym Class via Zoom
2-3 Activities Daily including:
Cooking (pre-recorded videos on Padlet)
Art Project
Lego – Theme and ideas up on Padlet
Fun Online Activity
Story – online or pre-recorded with Kids U staff member

WE CAN’T WAIT TO “SEE” YOU! 

 

 

Kids U Summer Camp 2020 Guidelines

What will Kids U Camp be like this summer?

  • The program will operate at 50% capacity: 6 campers per group with a maximum of 3 groups.  Siblings will be grouped together. 
  • Registration will be on a weekly basis, in advance; no daily sign-ups or drop-ins will be permitted
  • Campers will stay with their groups and only their groups for the entire camp session, with groups separated in different parts of the facility
  • Covered, shaded outdoor space will be used for some activities
  • Campers will be assigned cubbies for their things, labeled with their names, for the week
  • Campers will be supplied a dedicated box of supplies for the week including their own art materials/Legos/cooking supplies.
  • Kids U staff will reiterate to campers frequently throughout each camp day how to maintain social distance from one another using props, signs and markings on floor. This will be done in a fun and engaging way!
  • Gym and PlayQuad time will be modified to adhere to social distance guidelines.
  • Campers will use hand sanitizer several times over the course of the camp session as well as wash their hands between activities.
  • Campers should bring a nut free snack and their own reusable water bottle labeled with their name each day

Drop Off/Pick Up Procedure

  • Drop-off and pick up times will be assigned by group for the week. You will be assigned your drop-off/pick-up window by the Friday before camp begins on Monday 
  • Parents/Caregivers will be required to wear masks at drop off and pick up. They will check their children in outside without entering the Kids U facility
  • Each camper’s temperature will be checked by a no-contact thermometer at check-in
  • Campers will use hand sanitizer upon arrival, before entering Kids U

Staff

  • All staff members will have their temperatures taken each morning before camp
  • Staff will wear masks for the entirety of camp

Cleaning

  • Equipment, surfaces, and bathrooms cleaned between groups and camp sessions
  • Facility disinfected daily
  • Professional cleaning service employed
SUMMER CAMP

We are excited to announce that Kids U will be opening for Summer camp on Tuesday, July 7th and will run through September 4th! We want to provide campers with a fun, engaging experience while doing all we can to keep everyone safe and healthy. Please visit the SUMMER CAMP 2020 GUIDELINES tab for our health, safety and cleaning protocols! This summer we have two exciting options. Our themed camp is the camp you know and love, sessions will be offered weekly from 9:15-12:15 or 1:15-4:15. We are also offering a specialized Ninja Warrior Camp for a few select weeks this summer and sessions are 1:15-4:15. 

Themed Camp – 

Kids U Summer Camp is an opportunity to participate in everything Kids U has to offer! There will be a different theme each week and activities are designed around each theme. Children will participate in Gymnastics, Ninja Warrior, Sports & Games, Cooking, Arts & Crafts, Lego, PlayQuad time  and more! No two days will be alike! Camp is for children ages 4-9 and is $250 per week. Sessions are 9:15-12:15 or 1:15-4:15. Registration will be on a weekly basis, in advance. Daily sign-ups or drop-ins will not be permitted. 

Ninja Warrior Camp – 

Are you ready for the challenge? Join in the mania! In this obstacle course based camp, our Kids U Ninja’s will jump, climb, swing and more as they develop balance, strength, problem solving and coordination…all while having FUN! With our state of the art Ninja Obstacle course along with balance beams, rock walls, mats, rings and more, the fun is always changing! Ninja camp is for children ages 5-9 and is $300 per week. Sessions are offered July 27-31, August 10-14 or August 24-28 from 1:15-4:15. Registration will be on a weekly basis, in advance. Daily sign-ups or drop-ins will not be permitted. 

VIRTUAL CAMP

Kids U is planning for an in-person summer camp experience beginning on Tuesday, July 7th but is starting VIRTUAL! Kids can enjoy some of their favorite things about Kids U, with some fun new additions, at home! Virtual camp will be starting on June 15th and will end on Friday, July 3rd. Each week will have a different theme, which all activities will be centered around. Each day will include a live portion starting at 9:30am as well as activities and projects that can be done at your convenience over the course of the day. We will provide activity boxes that will include all components for the art projects, some ingredients for the cooking projects (the rest are mostly staples you should have in your pantry) with recipes, games and more! 

Fees are $80/week which include the weekly activity box as well as resources for all online activities. A 10% sibling/multi-week discount will be applied. After you enroll, you will receive an email with details about accessing Virtual Camp. 

The Way it Works:
The schedule for each week will be organized on an online bulletin board called a Padlet. Once you are enrolled in camp you will be sent the link to the Padlet with instructions on how to use it. The Padlet will be organized by day and you will be able to scroll through all the activities for the day. The first part of camp will be live via Zoom and then there will be a combination of pre-recorded videos, live videos and activities. There will be clickable links for all activities that are not live as well as links and meeting codes for all of the live meetings. Everything you need will be in one place!

The Activity Box:
The activity box will be a box of supplies that your child will use throughout the week. Included will be art project materials and instructions, recipe cards for cooking projects, coloring pages, stickers, a fun Kids U surprise and anything else that your child may need for the week. We will have pick-up times that will be arranged when you sign up.

Sample Daily Schedule:
9:30am – Live Morning Meeting via Zoom
9:50am – Live Gym Class via Zoom
2-3 Activities Daily including:
Cooking (pre-recorded videos on Padlet)
Art Project
Lego – Theme and ideas up on Padlet
Fun Online Activity
Story – online or pre-recorded with Kids U staff member

WE CAN’T WAIT TO “SEE” YOU! 

 

 

SUMMER CAMP 2020 GUIDELINES

Kids U Summer Camp 2020 Guidelines

What will Kids U Camp be like this summer?

  • The program will operate at 50% capacity: 6 campers per group with a maximum of 3 groups.  Siblings will be grouped together. 
  • Registration will be on a weekly basis, in advance; no daily sign-ups or drop-ins will be permitted
  • Campers will stay with their groups and only their groups for the entire camp session, with groups separated in different parts of the facility
  • Covered, shaded outdoor space will be used for some activities
  • Campers will be assigned cubbies for their things, labeled with their names, for the week
  • Campers will be supplied a dedicated box of supplies for the week including their own art materials/Legos/cooking supplies.
  • Kids U staff will reiterate to campers frequently throughout each camp day how to maintain social distance from one another using props, signs and markings on floor. This will be done in a fun and engaging way!
  • Gym and PlayQuad time will be modified to adhere to social distance guidelines.
  • Campers will use hand sanitizer several times over the course of the camp session as well as wash their hands between activities.
  • Campers should bring a nut free snack and their own reusable water bottle labeled with their name each day

Drop Off/Pick Up Procedure

  • Drop-off and pick up times will be assigned by group for the week. You will be assigned your drop-off/pick-up window by the Friday before camp begins on Monday 
  • Parents/Caregivers will be required to wear masks at drop off and pick up. They will check their children in outside without entering the Kids U facility
  • Each camper’s temperature will be checked by a no-contact thermometer at check-in
  • Campers will use hand sanitizer upon arrival, before entering Kids U

Staff

  • All staff members will have their temperatures taken each morning before camp
  • Staff will wear masks for the entirety of camp

Cleaning

  • Equipment, surfaces, and bathrooms cleaned between groups and camp sessions
  • Facility disinfected daily
  • Professional cleaning service employed