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Camp Adventure’s “Musical Sensation Week” – Week 8

Our summer at Camp Adventure has gone by very quickly, and it has been so much fun! Campers made some great new friendships and had wonderful experiences. Thank you, campers and counselors, for helping us all to have a sensational summer at Camp Adventure!

Our last week of camp was “Musical Sensation Week.” Take a look at this week’s highlights in pictures.

 Swimming Fun

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Week 8 Swim

Time for Archery

Week 8 Archery

Campers and Counselors:

 Smiles and Sillies

Week 8 Misc

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Bouncing is exciting in jumping castles!

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

Week 8 Friday Jumping Castles

A Chilly Science Experiment

Week 8 Science

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Lego Science

Week 8 Science

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Week 8 Science

Outdoor Education

Week 8 Outdoor Ed

Week 8 Outdoor Ed

Week 8 Outdoor Ed

More Science Projects

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Technology

Week 8 Tech

Week 8 Tech

Week 8 Tech

Art

Week 8 Art

Camp Adventure “Out of this World Week” – Week 7

We really had some great adventures during “Out of this World Week” at Camp Adventure. From amazing art and science projects to great field trips and incredible fun with extreme camp counselor makeovers, campers had a very interesting and fun week. Take a look at some of the highlights in pictures.

Art – Fun with Clay

Week 7 Art

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Shape Fun in Art

Week 7 Art

Week 7 Art

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Week 7 Art

Science – Making Chalk and Drawing

Constellations

Week 7 Science

Week 7 Science

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Week 7 Science

Learning New Skills in Technology

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Week 7 Tech

Week 7 Tech

Week 7 Tech

On the Run in Outdoor Education

Week 7 Outdoor Ed

Week 7 Outdoor Ed

Week 7 Outdoor Ed

Week 7 Outdoor Ed

Week 7 Outdoor Ed

Week 7 Outdoor Ed

Week 7 Outdoor Ed

Indoor Games — Fun with Paper Airplanes

and Planets

Week 7 Indoor Games

Week 7 Music

Sunny Swim Days

Week 7 Swim

Week 7 Swim

Week 7 Swim

Week 7 Swim

A Purr-fect Field Trip — The Humane Society of Southern Arizona

Middle school campers took a behind the scenes tour of where these friendly animals are taking up residence until they find their new families to bring them home.

Week 7 Humane Society Field Trip

Week 7 Humane Society Field Trip

Week 7 Humane Society Field Trip

Week 7 Humane Society Field Trip

Week 7 Humane Society Field Trip

Week 7 Humane Society Field Trip

Week 7 Humane Society Field Trip

We love to smile and have fun at camp!

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Week 7 Misc

Take a look at interesting artwork.

Week 7 Misc

Week 7 Misc

Let the extreme counselor makeovers begin!

Campers got to make over their counselors however they wanted. From makeup and face paint to costumes and veils, we sure have very creative campers. Once made up, their counselors definitely turned heads. The kids were then treated to a red carpet runway show, where the counselors debuted their new looks for all to see.

Week 7 Friday Makeover

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Week 7 Misc

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Week 7 Friday Makeover Show

Week 7 Friday Makeover Show

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Week 7 Friday Makeover Show

Week 7 Friday Makeover Show

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Week 7 Friday Makeover Show

Week 7 Friday Makeover Show

Week 7 Friday Makeover Show

Week 7 Friday Makeover Show

Week 7 Friday Makeover

Camp Adventure “Green Week” – Week 6

This week was GO Green week!

Check out our video of Week 6 at Camp Adventure. Then scroll down the page to read about what we’ve been up to and to see more pictures of us at Camp!

Week six at Camp Adventure was all about going green. Campers made art from a variety of recyclable items and had a great time participating in swimming, archery,  dance, music and games all this week. We were treated to a very informative and slithery reptile show. Campers ended their Green Week with an exciting trash launch! Yes, you heard that right. We launched different items to see which would travel the farthest. We did clean all the trash up and recycle it when we were done with this fun activity.

Check out some more highlights with the pictures below.

 Time for Recyclable Art

Week 6 Friday Art

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Week 6 Friday Art

 A reptile show came to our camp!

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

Week 6 Friday Reptile Show

 It’s time for some archery!

Week 6 Archery

Week 6 Archery

Week 6 Archery

 Campers play fun games in outdoor education!

Week 6 Outdoor Ed

Week 6 Outdoor Ed

Week 6 Outdoor Ed

Week 6 Outdoor Ed

We see many smiling faces at Camp Adventure.

Week 6 Misc

Week 6 Misc

Week 6 Misc

 Expressing ourselves through dance

Week 6 Dance

Week 6 Dance

Week 6 Dance

Week 6 Dance

Week 6 Dance

 Get ready for technology time!

Week 6 Tech

Week 6 Science

 Swimming is fun for campers and counselors.

Week 6 Swim

Week 6 Swim

Enjoying exciting indoor games

Week 6 Indoor Games

Week 6 Indoor Games

 Time for some interesting science lessons

Week 6 Science

Week 6 Science

 Friday Fun: Our Trash Launch

Week 6 Friday Trash Launch

Week 6 Friday Trash Launch

Week 6 Friday Trash Launch

Week 6 Friday Trash Launch

Camp Adventure “Patriotic Week” – Week 5

This week was Patriotic week!

Check out our video of Week 5 at Camp Adventure. Then scroll down the page to read about what we’ve been up to and to see more pictures of us at Camp!

 

Patriotic Week was very eventful! We enjoyed patriotic songs and an ice cream social with our preschool, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten friends. On Friday, we tie-dyed t-shirts and pillow cases, went swimming and some campers went bowling.

Tie-Dying Fun

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Field Trip – Let’s Go Bowling!

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Week 5 Bowling

Campers and Counselors are Close-Knit!

Week 5 Tie Dye

Week 5 New Faces

Week 5 Misc

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Indoor Games

Week 5 Indoor Games

Week 5 Indoor Games

Week 5 Indoor Games

Science Savvy

Week 5 Science

Week 5 Science

Week 5 Science

Outdoor Education

Week 5 Outdoor Ed

It’s Time to Swim!

Week 5 Swim

Week 5 Swim

Week 5 Swim

Smiles and Games

Week 5 Misc

Week 5 Misc

Technology

Week 5 Tech

Week 5 Tech

We’re having so much fun at Camp Adventure!

Join us for a summer to remember!

 

Camp Adventure Campers Make it in the Newspaper!

Last Thursday, Arizona Daily Star photographer Benjie Sanders came to Camp Adventure to take pictures of our campers in action. The pictures were in this Thursday’s — July 4, 2013 — East Side and Foothills section of the Star. One of the pictures even made the cover page, taking up most of the cover! Several pictures were inside as well for a great picture story.

We are excited to see Camp Adventure campers in the newspaper. Below, check out the pictures that appeared in the newspaper and on the newspaper’s website at www.azstarnet.com.

Want Adventure? Camp’s Got It!

From left, Emily, Dakota and Ema disassemble a computer to find some other use for the components as part of Tucson Country Day School’s Camp Adventure. The activity was included in a week of activities that also featured building a rock garden and cultural activities at the school. The week culminated with a family potluck Friday.
Campers collected and painted rocks that went into “Art in the Heart: A Desert Rock Garden,” one of the week’s main activities.
Jesse laughs it up as he tries to outrun pursuers hoping to capture his flag during a game at the camp.
A camper gets ready to shoot an arrow during archery.
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Bob is locked in and concentrating on painting a “rock flower” that will eventually go into Tucson Country Day School’s “Art in the Heart: A Desert Rock Garden.” Kids spent a week at Camp Adventure working on the art project and exploring different cultures.

Camp Adventure “Cultural Celebration” – Week 4

This week we was our Cultural Celebration week!

Check out our video of Week 4 at Camp Adventure. Then scroll down the page to read about what we’ve been up to and to see more pictures of us at Camp!

We had a lot of fun and learned so much about each other during week four at Camp Adventure. We explored many different cultures and rounded out the week with a camp-wide potluck. Every camper brought in food to share from their own culture. Campers’ families joined us for Friday’s potluck, and it sure was fun and delicious!

Something really exciting that happened on Thursday this week was that a photographer from the Arizona Daily Star visited us at Camp Adventure and took a lot of pictures of the campers in action. The photographs are scheduled to appear in the newspaper on July 4th, focusing on kids in action! Stay tuned, and be on the look out for our campers’ faces in the newspaper.

Learning About Many Cultures

Campers are Having Fun at Camp Adventure!

Technology

Outdoor Education 

Indoor Games 

Swimming Time 

Field Trip

Friday Celebrations

Join us today for a summer to remember.

Camp Adventure “Pirate Week” – Week 3

It’s Pirate week!

Check out our video of Week 3 at Camp Adventure. Then scroll down the page to read about what we’ve been up to and to see more pictures of us at Camp!

Week three at Camp Adventure celebrated all things pirate!

 Fun at Art

Indoor Games 

Dance Class 

Campers and Counselors 

Archery

Outdoor Education

It’s a Great Time for Swimming!

Fun Field Trips

Pirate Friday

 

Camp Adventure “Hero Week” – Week 2

This week was Hero week!

Check out our video of Week 2 at Camp Adventure.  Then scroll down the page to read all about what we’ve been up to and to see more pictures of us at Camp!

Week two kicked off at Camp Adventure with “Hero Week.” We learned all about different heroes in our community. From police officers and firefighters to garbage collectors and teachers, we found out that heroes are all over. Our exciting and informative week ended with a fun Superhero parade! Take a look at some of this week’s highlights.

Game Time 

 7th and 8th Grade Field Trip – Our Community Service Project

The seventh and eighth graders visited the Ronald McDonald House for a community service project this week.

Superhero Friday

Who is you favorite Super Hero?  We’d love to know.

Join us at Camp Aventured for a summer to remember.

Camp Adventure “Camper Spirit” – Week 1

Yahoo – this week was Camper Spirit week!

Our first week of Camp was so much fun!  Check out this short video that shows us dancing around the campus!

Our first week at Camp Adventure was quite successful with campers getting to know one another and bonding in their own grade-level groups. Our theme, “Camper Spirit,” had children making group campsite flags. They named their group, and the entire camp was treated to an ice cream social!  Take a look at some of the highlights from “Camper Spirit” week.

Campers and Counselors Getting to Know Each Other

 Daily Activities

Wow, what a fun-filled day! Camp concludes for the day at 3:30pm with a closing flag ceremony. Children can also attend before-care beginning at 6:30am, as well as after-care which is open until 6:00pm. Camp Adventure attendees are split into separate grade levels, with camp counselors heading up each group.  Once a month, every group goes on a field trip. Bowling, a Peter Piper Pizza kitchen tour and the movie theater are just a few of the field trips the camp directors have planned. Every Thursday, the seventh and eighth graders participate in a community service project. An upcoming project will focus on downtown Tucson. Special presentations take place at Camp Adventure too. Presenters include National Park Service employees and a reptile specialist. Each week has a different theme here at Camp Adventure:                        

    Week 1: Camper Spirit
           Week 2: Hero Week                                      
Week 3: Pirate Week

                           Week 4: Cultural Celebration
                                   Week 5: Patriotic Week
                                            Week 6: Go Green Week                                                          
Week 7: Out of this World Week
                                                                Week 8: Musical Sensation

Camp Adventure wraps up each themed week with all of the campers joining together for games or a parade and a special treat! We will be taking pictures and will post some great photos that capture the many exciting adventures of our campers. Stay tuned for the highlights from each entertaining week at Camp Adventure!

Camp Adventure Is In Full Swing!

Here at Tucson Country Day School, Camp Adventure is in full swing, and campers are having so much fun, it’s been overheard that they are already planning to come back next year!

With approximately 170 students who will enter first through eighth grade in the Fall (and another 100 students who are 3, 4 and 5), the kids are keeping busy with exciting activities scheduled throughout each day. Camp Adventure has a staff of 40, most of whom are returning employees from previous years, and many are TCDS teachers.

Each camp day begins at 8:00 am with morning flag, announcements and “Swimmers of the Day.” From there, campers head to a variety of activities (our 3, 4 and 5 year-old campers have a modified schedule and only participate in some the following activities):

                 *swim instruction and free swim complete with a team of lifeguards* 

                 *archery and outdoor education*                       

                 *dance*                                        

                 *music*

                 *art*                                          

                 *technology*                                

                 *science*                               

                 *lunch*                                                

                 *indoor games*

Wow, what a fun-filled day!

Camp concludes for the day at 3:30 pm with a closing flag ceremony. Children can also attend before-care beginning at 6:30 am, as well as after-care which is open until 6:00 pm.

Camp Adventure attendees are split into separate grade levels, with camp counselors heading up each group.  Once a month, every 1st through 8th grade group goes on a field trip.  Bowling, a Peter Piper Pizza kitchen tour and the movie theater are just a few of the field trips the camp directors have planned. Every Thursday, the seventh and eighth graders participate in a community service project. An upcoming project will focus on downtown Tucson. Special presentations take place at Camp Adventure too. Presenters include National Park Service employees and a reptile specialist.

Each week has a different theme here at Camp Adventure:

                          Week 1: Camper Spirit

                                   Week 2: Hero Week

                                       Week 3: Pirate Week

                                           Week 4: Cultural Celebration

                                                 Week 5: Patriotic Week

                                                      Week 6: Go Green Week

                                                           Week 7: Out of this World Week

                                                                Week 8: Musical Sensation

Camp Adventure wraps up each themed week with all of the campers joining together for games or a parade and a special treat!

We will be taking pictures and will post some great photos that capture the many exciting adventures of our campers. Stay tuned for the highlights from each entertaining week at Camp Adventure!