A Snapshot of a Typical Day at Summer Day Camp

Summer camp programs are an excellent way to keep your kids busy once school comes to an end. During the school year, your child becomes accustomed to daily activities and scheduling. Once school is over, they soon look for something to do. With summer day camp, you can send your child to a facility for a few hours each day where they can take part in fun activities and make new friends.

If you are unfamiliar with summer day camp, it is basically a program where your child can attend camp for a half or full day. Camp counselors and specialist lead fun activities and mealtimes are enjoyed with new friends. Overall, your child can participate in a number of activities while at camp, from sports to swimming and arts & crafts. Learn more about a typical day at summer day camp below.

A full day camp program will begin usually around 8:45 am and continue till around 4:00pm. Children arrive at camp and are taken to their appropriate class where they will enjoy activities with kids their own age.

Depending on the type of camp your child is enrolled in, they will take part in various activities. This can include cooking, dance, fashion design, music, computers, magic, nature, sports, outdoor recreation and more. The day will be scheduled and consist of quality activities at certain time frames. Children will be excited each day to attend summer day camp as there will always be something new to enjoy.

During full day camp, children will take part in AM snack time as well as a hot/cold lunch and PM snacks. Kids love snack time and enjoy lunch time with their new friends.

Also included in summer camp are special programs including themed days. Children are able to dress up or take part in special activities based on the theme presented by the camp.

A typical day at Day Camp may look like this::

8:45 a.m – arrival

9:00 a.m. – planned activity such as arts & crafts

10:00 a.m. – swimming classes based on age group and level

11:00 a.m. – planned activity such as science and robotics

12:00 p.m. – lunch time

1:00 p.m. – organized sports

2:00 p.m. – planned activity such as music and drums
3:00 p.m. – planned activity such as outdoor adventure
4:00 p.m. – Dismissal

The daily schedule will of course vary based on the type of program that your child is enrolled in. When registering your child, take a tour of the facilities so you can see firsthand the camp and the activities on schedule. By learning the schedule, you can choose a summer day camp that will provide activities that your child will be interested in.

Overall, it is a welcome break to send your child to summer camp. They have fun and you relax knowing they are busy and entertained. Contact Zodiac Day Camp to learn more about summer camp options and how you can keep your child busy this summer. There are many options to choose from based on age group as well as activity type.


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