Montessori School of Pensacola Summer Camps
Montessori School of Pensacola (MSP) offers summer camp for students in 3-6 and Elementary classes. Toddler classes go year round. Themes alternate from week to week and include such creative and enriching topics as cooking, drama, Spanish, technology, and science. Students may attend all summer or pick and choose weeks.
In addition to the 8 AM to 12 PM camp time, there is also early morning and afternoon (until 5:30pm) extended care. Non-MSP students are invited to attend camps. Camps are held at the MSP 12th Avenue campus.
Preschool Students Summer Camp
June 9-13 Lazy Days of Summer -
Children will jump into summer fun by relaxing and reveling in camp activities. This week will be a transition into the “school’s out for summer” feeling and the elements of summer camp will be introduced.
June 16-20 Drama -
Come be in the spotlight this week. Learn theatrical terms, make costumes, and produce a play that will be presented for parents and friends.
June 23-27 Jewelry -
Boys and girls alike will enjoy working with metal and beads to create wearable art. Activities this week will also include creating a special box for their creations.
June 30-July 3 (No camp on July 4th) Around the World -
Around the World Children will go on “cultural adventures” and travel around the world, experiencing music, food, language, and other cultural elements during this week.
July 7-11 Cooking -
Campers will have an opportunity to cook their own meals/snacks each day. They will learn kitchen and cooking safety, etiquette, and hygiene.
July 14-18 Science and Photography -
This week offers opportunities to explore the world of photography and also act as young scientists. Activities will include experiments, engineering, and digital photography.
July 21- July 25 Music and Composers -
Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Te, Do. Come along on a magical, musical tour. Campers will explore musical instruments, styles, and composers during this week.
July 28-August 1 Art and Artists -
Campers’ creativity will flourish during this session. Children will experiment with different artistic mediums and study specific artists and their styles.
August 4-8 Gala -
Since this is the last week of the summer program, it will end with a student-run Gala, like our annual school Gala. Campers will get a chance to host their own party with an art show.
Elementary Summer Camp
June 9-13: Explore Pensacola
This week will be filled with adventure through short walking field trips and special guest visitors. Various kid-friendly businesses have been selected as trip sites and each one will broaden the children's horizons and understanding about their own community. Back on campus, there will be activities that will encourage a sense of community volunteerism. Every summer is a different schedule of trips.
June 16 - 20: Archaeology
This week students will learn methods of survey and hone their excavation skill. There will be a "dig" set up outside for students. Visitors from the Florida Panhandle Archaeological Network will present on the gear used for terrestrial and underwater archaeology. A field trip is planned to the TT Wentworth Museum and Pensacola Historical Society.
June 23-27: Drama
Students are in the spotlight this week, as they learn about putting on a play. There will be exciting drama games that help build confidence and pantomime and improvisation exercises. The young actors will create costumes and sets and put on their play at the end of the week.
July 30 - July 3: (No camp on July 4th) Movement Adventures -
Come take part in four days filled with physical activity connection sports, art and body science. There will be obstacle courses, sports history, movement based on art, yoga based on astronomy and much more. Come get active!
July 7-11: Camp Iwannamakesomeart
Come explore and discover the fun in creative art! Activities will include drawing from nature, painting the great outdoors, and collaging by "campfire". All troopers will discover new artists and techniques that will broaden their skills as an adventurer through the wild world of Camp Iwannamakesomeart.
July 14-18: STEAM
This week is Science, Technology, Engineering & the Arts based in Mathematical elements. It will be full of exciting experiments and hands-on activities. Come hypothesize and conceptualize!
July 21-25: Re-Use, Re-Purpose, Re-do
Children will spend the week designing new creations from old clothing. Old t-shirts, sweaters and socks can be turned into new fashions, such as scarves, stuffed animals, back packs or gifts for friends. The possibilities are endless and all skill levels are welcome.
July 28-Aug. 1: Weave It, Sew It, Make It
Needles, thread, looms, sewing machine and fabric will be out this week. Simple stitching and sewing basics, knitting, weaving, and crafting will be the focus of this camp. Children will be immersed in the world of fiber-arts.
August 4-8: Spanish
Students will be immersed in Spanish culture. Along with working on conversational Spanish skills, students will explore the history and language difference of Spanish-speaking countries around the world. They will also delve in to the art and music of the countries and sample some of the food.
Tennis Elementary Summer Camp
For beginner to intermediate level children 5 years-old and older. Directed by Coach Rick Davis, your child will play group tennis games, learn groundstrokes, serving, net play and proper form using age-appropriate equipment.
June 2nd-6th $150
August 11th-14th $125
Wear: P.E. clothes, tennis shoes, hat & sunscreen. Bring: water bottle, racquet (or use school racquet). Lunch is not provided.