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KinderCamp Registration Open

May 05, 2021

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USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER:

https://forms.gle/pF1qamaAZUBX22TZ6

Who May Attend? Kinder Camp is recommended for all incoming kindergarten students at the following elementary schools who have already attended VPK:

Locations:                  Altamonte, Casselberry, English Estates, Forest City, Hamilton, Idyllwilde, Lake Orienta, Midway, Pine Crest, Spring Lake, Wicklow, and Winter Springs Elementary Schools

Days and Times:      Monday through Thursday, July 19 - 29, 2021

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Benefits:                   Kinder Camp will provide experiences and skills needed for your child to start the upcoming school year confidently.

Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided daily.

Staff:                          Teachers are highly qualified, with experience teaching kindergarten through 2nd grade. Each school will also have a paraprofessional staff member for extra classroom support. Class sizes are expected to be 12 students per teacher.

Curriculum:              Daily instruction will focus on phonics and literacy skills needed for early reading and writing. We will be providing a vocabulary- rich, balanced literacy curriculum that is developmentally appropriate for young students. Oral language development, math and science concepts will be included in daily activities. Your child will benefit most by attending every day of this fun and exciting learning program!

 

A draft of the daily schedule is listed below.

The schedule will be finalized at the school level based on school needs.

Kinder Camp

Tentative Daily Schedule

8:10-8:30

Breakfast and transition

8:30-8:50

Morning Meeting (vocabulary mini lesson)

8:50-9:05

Phonics Lesson

9:05-9:50

Balanced Literacy Block1

9:50-10:10

Science Lab Activities

10:10-10:50

Math Block

10:50-11:15

Lunch

11:15-11:30

Afternoon Meeting (vocabulary mini lesson)

11:30-12:15

Balanced Literacy Block 2 -Centers

12:15-12:30

Vocabulary Closing Activity

12:30-12:50

Closing Activity

12:50-1:00

Wrap Up and prepare for dismissal

 Family Engagement in Learning

Support from family members is essential to your child’s academic success. As part of Kinder Camp, your family will be invited to attend a free educational event. You will learn tips and tricks on how to help your child continue their learning growth at home.

Look for your invitation after your child begins attending Kinder Camp.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 407-320-0251.