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Camp Super Star Summer Camps!

Summer Time Means Summer Fun!

Summer Program Sunbury

Our Summer Programs are full of fresh air, friends, and fun!

Great Beginnings Learning Center invites you to join us for our fun-filled, adventure packed summer programs! Children enrolled in our summer camp programs develop skills, form friendships, and discover hobbies which will enrich their lives for years to come.

Weekly themes (indicated on the attached calendars) are a big part of our Summer Program and introduce our campers to the world and its many wonders throughout the summer.

The campers experience many special events in the center as well as both recreational and educational excursions inside and outside of the building.

We have two School Age Summer Camp Programs!

Super Star Camp School-Age 1 is designed for our older school-age kids & Super Star Camp School-Age 2 is designed for our 5 and 6 year olds. (Kindergarten & 1st grade).

To view our full Summer Camp Calendar for Super Star Camp School-Age 1,
please CLICK HERE!

To view our full Summer Camp Calendar for Super Star Camp School-Age 2,
please CLICK HERE!

Registration Deadlines

We anticipate that registration will fill up quickly, so register early to reserve your space. Registration is on a “Space Is Limited” basis. (Please contact us as soon as possible).

Hours of Operation

Great Beginnings opens at 6:30am and closes at 6:00pm

Please see the calendar to be aware of when we will be departing and returning on field trip days. No child may be dropped off at, or picked up from, a field trip site. This rule is for both the safety of the children as well as the ease of transport. Parents may transport their child for field trips only if they are volunteering for that particular event.

Tuition

          5 days a week$170.00
          4 days a week$137.00
          3 days a week$112.00
          2 days a week$92.00
          1 day a week or drop in care$65.00

Registration Fee

There will be a onetime fee of $175.00 due at the time of registration. This fee will cover the admission for field trips, the costs of staffing and transportation, as well as the materials that will be used to help make this summer fun and memorable for your child.

FAQ’s

  1. Q. If my child does not attend a field trip, will I be reimbursed?
  2. A. The activity fee covers all fees for the entire summer for all summer campers. Many times, we have paid in advance, and do not know until a day or week before, after we have paid, that your child is not going to attend and we cannot get our fees back.
  3. Q. What do you do with extra money that you accumulate from children not attending certain activities?
  4. A. Any money left over at the end of the summer is put into parties and additional field trips for the children. All money is put towards your child’s summer enjoyment.

Positive Discipline Procedures

The staff at Camp Super Star will utilize positive discipline strategies when dealing with difficult behaviors.

The “X” system is the current discipline system in the School Age classroom that will carry through to the summer. If a child receives three warnings for a particular unwanted behavior they will receive an “X” on the whiteboard next to their name for that day. Receiving an “X” takes away the child’s opportunity to collect a prize at the end of the week.

If three “X”s are given in one week, the child will be required to write a letter home explaining why it was they obtained 3 “X”s and what they will do to correct their behavior. If no “X”s are given, then the child will be able to draw from the prize box at the end of the week.

This summer we will again be using the Random Acts of Kindness Jar. Campers will receive a token for good behavior as well as going above and beyond. When the jar is full, the whole group will vote on a reward such as a pizza party or electronics day.

The staff also reserves the right to have a camper remain at the center during field trips, if the behavior of that child would threaten their safety or the safety of others.

Field Trip Cancellation Policy

Great Beginnings reserves the right to cancel and reschedule any field trip or activity. Parents will be notified through a posting on the classroom bulletin board. Cancellations may be due to inclement weather, scheduling or transportation errors, or safety concerns.

Library

Every Wednesday beginning June 8th and ending August 3rd campers will take a walking trip to the local library. Campers will check out a book (to be left at the center) and return it the following week. This will encourage children to remain active in reading and reach reading goals throughout the summer. At the end of the summer the library will be throwing Camp Super Star an ice cream sundae party as a reward for all of the reading they have done.

Attire

Great Beginnings Learning Center Summer Program

Camp Super Star campers!

Campers are to wear closed toe tennis shoes every day, as well as clothes that are appropriate for outdoor play.

During water weeks flip flops/ sandals are encouraged to be packed in backpacks for the times that campers are engaging in water activities. Water weeks are indicated on the calendar, during these days children must have a swimsuit, towel, and appropriate change of clothes.

Food

The center will offer campers breakfast from 7:00am until 9:00am as well as a 3:00pm snack. Campers are to bring their own lunches with an ice pack to keep cold. Certain field trips or activities will require us to eat lunch outside of Great Beginnings. On these days we require campers to pack a 100% disposable sack lunch. Dates on which this is required are indicated on the calendar and staff will remind campers in the days leading up.

Volunteering

We always welcome, encourage, and appreciate parent volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering for one or more of the field trips, please see Karen or Sarah as soon as possible.

Transportation

Transportation will be provided for all field trips and is included in the registration fee. Children are not allowed to be picked up from, or dropped off at any location other than the center unless the parent is volunteering for that particular event.

Swimming

Sunbury Summer Program

Splish splash!

We will be taking fourteen swimming trips this summer to the pool at the North Star Golf Course. Extra Great Beginnings staff will be provided that day and life guards will be on duty. The venue follows a schedule of appropriately timed rest periods.

Electronic Policy

Electronics are permitted during quiet time hours.  We are not responsible for any items lost or broken.

What to Bring

  • A refillable water bottle
    • To be kept and washed at the center
  • A complete change of clothes
    • Shirt, shorts, socks, underwear
  • Sun Block- will be kept here after completing the administration of medication form.
    • Spray sun-block is preferable
    • Should be at least 30 SPF
  • Towel
  • Hat, visor, sunglasses

Daily Schedule

On non-trip days, the campers follow this schedule.

          6:30 – 8:30Breakfast and centers
          8:30 – 9:00Get ready to go outside (Sun block/potty/name tags/water bottles)
          9:00 – 11:00Harrison Street Playground/Gardening
          11:00 – 12:00Curriculum /Lesson Plan
          12:00 – 1:00Lunch
          1:00 – 2:00Silent time (board games, coloring books, reading, electronics)
          1:30 – 3:30 (W)Library
          2:00 – 3:00Craft
          3:00 – 3:30Snack
          3:30 – 4:00Get ready to go outside (Sun block/potty/name tags/water bottles)
          4:00 – 5:00Harrison Street Playground
          5:00 – 6:00Clean room / Free Play

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Call (740) 936-5336 Now for Your Child’s Future!