Summer 2022

AM Session: 9am-12pm; PM Session: 12:30-3:30; One day sessions 9am-12pm; Kids grouped by skill level or grade

June 6-9:

AM Oh, the Places You’ll Go: “You’re off to great places! Today is your day!” Gather around and let’s learn through play! Colors, shapes, numbers, alphabet, taking turns, sharing and more awaits us on this colorful adventure through our favorite children’s authors such as Dr. Seuss, Eric Carle, Laura Numeroff and Mo Willems. Ages 2-4; Camp Fee $150

PM Picasso’s Kids: Art is a place for children to learn to trust their ideas, themselves and to explore what is possible -MaryAnn F. Kohl. Dive into art exploration while we learn about world famous artists and attempt to duplicate their styles, famous pieces and explore various mediums. Kid produced art show on final day! Kinder-5th Grade; Camp Fee $150 Supply Fee $30

June 13-16:

AM Reading Rainbow- A child who reads will be an adult who thinks…Learning is fun as we focus on key skills such as writing our names, identifying uppercase letters, clap/count syllables, rhyme, begin sight words, complete patterns, learn letter sounds and so much more! Start preschool with a bang this year! Pre-Kindergarten (Ages 4-5); Camp Fee $150

PM Future Entrepreneurs and Leaders: Warren Buffett tells us the age in which we start our first business is a strong predictor of our business success later in life. Kids can be entrepreneurs too! It all starts with an idea then we will create a business name, product, learn the 4 P’s of marketing and lastly, sell the products during a class craft fair. Profits benefit Sammy’s Window. 2nd-5th Grade; Camp Fee $150 Supply Fee $35

*June 17: VR Space Lab; ONE DAY; Dive into space and time with this ultimate immersive learning experience and VR set. Explore the science behind our planet, solar system, galaxy and universe as our books come to life! Hands-on-learning through activities, puzzles, crafts and more! Take home your VR kits! Ages 6+; $100 (take home kits: $60/value)

June 20-23:

AM Word Munchers-Instill a love of reading for your child at an early age. For all readers who love or hate to read-this camp will take you to the next level. We will focus on sight words, word families, phonics, vocabulary, spelling and reading comprehension. Most of all, we will focus on confidence! Learning is achieved through games, mini book club and group activities. 1st-2nd grade, (Grouped by skill level); Camp Fee $150

PM Around the World Expedition: Get ready to fill your passport and learn about children in all corners of the world while we explore cultures, food, holidays, music, games, language and more in this one-of-a-kind adventure! The world is so much larger than Springfield, Mo! Bon Voyage! PreK-1st Grade; Camp Fee $150

June 27-30:

AM Science You Can Eat: Science is everywhere! Even in the food we eat! This will be the most delicious camp of the summer as we combine science and food using STEAM! Discover carbonation, solar power, geodes, combustion reactions, proteins, gluten, bioluminescence and even DNA extraction while creating snacks you can feast on! Take home a special cookbook at the end of the week to continue to learn and eat at home! Kinder-5th Grade Camp Fee $150 Supply Fee $35

July 5-8 (Tues-Fri)

AM Quirkles-Those silly Quirkles have taken over FFF! Learn all about these silly alphabet characters through reading, science experiments and project-based learning! Children will have so much fun; they won’t even know they are learning! Ages 2-4 Camp Fee $150

July 11-14:

AM Reading Bookworms: There’s no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who love reading and kids who are reading the wrong books-James Patterson. This camp will focus on reading, vocabulary, sight words, spelling and comprehension. Learning is achieved through games, crosswords, play and mini book club! 3rd-5th grade (grouped by skill level); Camp Fee $150

PM Circuit Scribe/LEGO STEM: This electronics class is unlike any you’ve ever dreamed of! A two-part week. First, learn all about conductivity and touch-sensitive circuits while building your understanding of inputs, outputs and signal processing! Create your own sketches and bring them to life using a special ink pen! Then build with LEGO bricks and add lights, sounds, moving parts and 3-D circuits to invent almost anything and make it go! Bring your creations to life while learning about Science Technology Engineering and Math in this unique science class focused on engineering and electricity! 2nd-5th grade; Camp Fee $150 Supply Fee $60 (Take home kit/ $60 value)

*July 15: Magical World of Wizards; ONE DAY: Welcome to the world of wizardry! The magic will come alive in this Harry Potter like session of Potions, Charms and Transfiguration! Costume Optional! Kinder-5th Grade; Class Fee $45

July 18-21:

AM 1st Grade Prep-Hi kindergarten graduates! It’s time to prepare for first grade! Let’s get a jumpstart on sight words, reading, math, telling time, and all the other skills you need to be a great first grader! We will learn a lot, but we will also have a lot of FUN learning! Rising 1st Graders; Camp Fee $150

PM No Cook Cooking-Grades 2-5 Calling all budding chefs! This fun “no cook cooking camp” will teach kids the basics of cooking safely with easy-to-follow recipes that don’t require heat! Plus learn how to grow your own herbs and veggies at home to use to prepare delicious meals you can make for mom and dad! Take home your cookbook at the end of the week! Grades 1st- 5th; Camp Fee $150 Supply Fee $40 (Take home cookbook $20/value)

July 25-28:

AM Kindergarten Prep: Kindergarten is not what it used to be! Kids will get a jumpstart into kindergarten this summer with reading, math, writing and science activities. We will also participate in fun and wacky learning games and music movements. Alleviate any fears about kindergarten with one of FFF’s most popular sessions! Incoming Kindergartners; Camp Fee $150

PM Imagination Station-Grades K-5 Calling all dreamers, story tellers and illustrators! Do you love to write stories or doodle? Let’s fuel your love of books and stories while creating your very own full color, professionally printed hardcover book or comic book. A keepsake for parents and kids alike! Kinder-5th grade; Camp Fee $150 Supply Fee $30

Aug 1-4:

AM Math Prodigy: Math doesn’t have to be scary or dreadful! Conquer fractions, decimals, advanced multiplication/division, word problems, exponents and number theory! Learn through games, problem solving puzzles and team events! Love math or hate it, this camp will prepare you for next year and shake out the jitters! Grades 4th-5th; Camp Fee $150

PM Time Traveler: Part STEM; Part History. Dive into ancient history while integrating STEM engineering challenges. Explore Ancient China, the Greeks and Romans in this one-of-a-kind camp. Did gladiators really fight to the death? Did Romans have indoor plumbing? Is it true Greek scientists and mathematicians were bigger celebrities than athletes? Did the Chinese explore America before Columbus? Get these answers and build unique STEM projects like mini yurts, fengshui houses, suspension bridges, fortune cookies as well as building inventions, monuments and works of art! Grades 3rd-5th; Camp Fee $150

Aug 8-11:

 

AM Multiplication Munchies: Math in third grade revolves around multiplication and division. Shake off the worries and get a head start on multiplication facts through games, songs and secrets of memorization! Take the stress away and be ready to conquer those timed multiplication tests when school begins! 3rd Grade (4th by permission); Camp Fee $150