Summer Super Stars is a summer day camp that is uniquely tailored for gifted kids from 4-years-old to 8th graders, with the enrichment of academically challenging classes and plenty of just plain fun activities. Summer Super Stars day camp is held at Northern Regional High School in Allendale, NJ.
ACADEMIC MORNING CLASSES
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Morning classes emphasize group and individual projects designed to stimulate the imagination, develop higher order thinking skills, and inspire hands-on creativity. The curriculum includes cross-disciplinary classes involving science, math, arts, and humanities. A variety of courses are offered each year that may include physical, chemical, and biological sciences, math, logic and problem solving, writing, acting, art, and culture.
CAFETERIA LUNCH BREAK
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Campers bring their own bag lunches, which are refrigerated. They also bring a morning snack. Afternoon snacks are provided.
AFTERNOONS AT CRESTWOOD LAKE
1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
The recreational fun at camp includes swimming at beautiful Crestwood Lake right down the block from the high school. Campers enjoy supervised activities supported by Summer Super Stars staff and water safety personnel. Other afternoon activities may include sand castle building contests, tennis, sports, and various clubs – drama, technology, rocketry, computer games, arts and crafts, set design, and more.
END OF A GREAT DAY
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Counselors and campers return to the high school and gather for pick up by parents.
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Every Friday, campers have either field trips to visit area attractions or museums or enjoy special in-house events that augment the curriculum and provide increased opportunities for learning. The cost is included in tuition for all campers. Parents are encouraged to participate as chaperones on field trips.
Early Childhood – Our early childhood campers, age four to kindergarten, are placed in self-contained groups led by a team of early childhood teachers, head counselors, counselors, and counselors-in-training. Emphasis is placed on individual instruction and social skills.
Primary – Current grades 1-3.
Intermediate – Current grades 4-8.
Primary and Intermediate levels consist of sub groups based on age and grade level emphasizing individual potential, group skills, and fun.
Children who are four years old by July 1, 2013, through current eighth graders and who meet the requirements of the Gifted Child Society are eligible to participle in Summer Super Stars camp. Eligibility forms are available online at www.gifted.org or by calling 201-444-6530.
DATES AND TIMES
Camp runs from July 1 to August 9, 2013, daily 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Campers may enroll for the six weeks or either three week session.
OUR WONDERFUL STAFF
The Camp Director and Curriculum Coordinator provide experienced leadership and supervision of the academic and recreational programs. Staff includes master teachers, experienced teachers of the gifted, mature and capable counselors and responsible counselors-in-training. All are especially sensitive to the unique needs of gifted children. An experienced registered nurse is on the premises daily.
For the convenience of working parents, extended supervision is available 8-9 a.m. and/or 4-6 p.m.