Smart Start Kid's Camp 2021 at Hidden Springs

It’s going to be another great summer!

Based out of Smart Start Preschool in Hidden Springs

13399 N 1st Ave.
208-246-9727
www.smartstartpreschool.net

Welcome!
Smart Start Kid's Camp offers weekly camp sessions for children ages 4-8. With science, art, cooking, nature, sports, acting and more, we offer an adventurous camp that will give your children the summer they deserve!

Basic Information
Ages: 4-8 years
Open Monday –Thursday Full Day Hours: 8:30–3:00 * Half Day Hours: 9:00-1:00
2 or 4 day/week options available weekly

*Morning campers ages 4-5 (seekers), will not need a bike.
*Morning campers ages 6-8 (masters), will need a bike each day.
*Full day campers of all ages will need a bike each day.
**Pool time to be determined

2021 Summer Camps

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CREATURES IN THE HOOD

June 7-10

Session 1

Bees, bugs, birds and more! Join us as we explore and discover the creatures around us, and enjoy nature. With insect nets, bug viewers and binoculars, outside games and nature inspired crafts, we will enjoy all that our neighborhood has to offer!

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FUN WITH FOOD

June 14-17

Session 2

Time for friends, food and fun! Campers will create fun things they can eat. From chopping to cleaning up, measuring, sharing and eating, this camp allows children to get messy and become little chefs! Homemade ice cream, doughnuts, pancakes, salsa and more-- Bring your appetites!

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SPORTS WEEK

June 21-24

Session 3

Soccer, tennis, dance, football, volleyball, lacrosse and more! With the guidance of guest coaches, we’ll cheer, run, exercise our bodies and enjoy the thrill of competition.

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

June 28- July 1

Session 4

With singing, acting, dancing, film-making, and music videos, campers will get their creative juices flowing, and be a star for the week!

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OOEY GOOEY SCIENCE

July 5-8

Session 5

Get ready for a week of icky, sticky, silly fun! Campers will make items such as gack, goop, volcanoes and more. From explosions to slime, rockets and more, campers will become scientists for the week!

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BUILDERS AND INVENTORS

July 12-15

Session 6

With the integration of science and construction, campers will build with legos, blocks, mazes and more! We will explore tools, take apart table, bridge building, fort building, airplane construction, art, mathematics and more!

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PETITE PICASSO

July 19-22

Session 7

The wonder of art awaits! Picasso, Van Gogh, Michael Angelo and more! Bring your creativity and make the world your canvas as we take a look at world famous artists and create beautiful art!

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SPLISHIN & SPLASHIN

JULY 26- 29

Session 8

Get ready to celebrate what makes summer truly great: Water balloons, slip’n’slides, lemonade stands, and cool tasty treats! Come prepared to get wet as we try and beat the heat! —bring your swim suits!

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SUMMER FAVORITES

August 2-5

Session 9

For our last week of camp, we’ll be revisiting our favorite activities we enjoyed over the summer months! A bit of art, sports, science, acting, cooking and plenty of outdoor adventure await!!

Registration

To register, please take the time to fill out the information below.

Please include a $50 deposit per child.
Deposits will be applied to camp tuition, but are non-refundable in the event of cancellation.
** Reservations will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. Space is limited so please do not delay!

General Policies

HOURS AND ATTENDANCE

We are open Mondays through Thursdays. Our hours of operation for full day campers are from 8:30 – 3:00. Half day camp hours are from 9:00-1:00. If you need to drop off or pick up your child in the middle of the day, please text us. Please sign your child in and out of camp each day. If anyone other than a parent will be picking up your child, please let us know in writing. If you know you are going to be late in picking up your child, please contact the camp as soon as possible. After five minutes, a late charge of $1.00 per minute will be charged. Thank you for being respectful of our time at the end of the day, and for your promptness!

CANCELATION AND PAYMENT POLICY

You will receive invoices for camp charges with camp totals and due dates. Camp charges are due in advance. All cancellations require a one week’s notice or you will be charged. There are no make-up days or exchanges for missed camp days. Drop-in’s are welcome when space is available!

WHAT TO BRING

Children need to arrive to camp with sunscreen on. Each day, please send a hearty, packed lunch that does not require refrigerating or heating, a water bottle, and a backpack that your child can manage and wear. Please do not over pack your child’s backpack and please do not send toys or excessive items to camp. Full day campers should come with a bike & helmet, extra sunscreen, and a swimsuit & light weight towel. Half-day campers ages 6-8 will also need a bike and helmet. Half day campers (ages 4-5) do not need a bike and helmet, or swimsuit or towel unless otherwise instructed. All children are required to wear helmets and sunscreen in our care.

ILLNESS/ALLERGIES

Please do not bring your child to camp if he/she is sick or contagious. Please let us know if your child has any special needs or allergies before the first day of camp. Inhalers, Benadryl, or epi-pens can be carried by your child’s counselor when necessary. Please note that Smart Start Kid’s Camp is not a peanut free environment.

BEHAVIOR ISSUES

We reserve the right to dismiss a child from our program due to excessive behavior issues.   The nature of our program requires moving about the neighborhood and engaging in physical activity, and safety is our top priority

SNACKS

We offer the children a popsicle at the end of each day. If your child is unable to enjoy this treat, please supply us with an alternative snack so he/she will not be without. Please send extra snacks for children who will be staying for the full day as children get hungry in the afternoons.

LOST ITEMS

Please label all items, take all items home each day, and do not send toys or personal items to camp with your child.

SWIM TEAM

We will not be taking children to, or picking children up from swim team, as it is disruptive to our scheduled camp activities. We are open to children joining us after swim team if somebody can bring them to us.

General Policies

HOURS AND ATTENDANCE

We are open Mondays through Thursdays. Our hours of operation for full day campers are from 8:30 – 3:00. Half day camp hours are from 9:00-1:00. If you need to drop off or pick up your child in the middle of the day, please text us. Please sign your child in and out of camp each day. If anyone other than a parent will be picking up your child, please let us know in writing. If you know you are going to be late in picking up your child, please contact the camp as soon as possible. After five minutes, a late charge of $1.00 per minute will be charged. Thank you for being respectful of our time at the end of the day, and for your promptness!

CANCELATION AND PAYMENT POLICY

You will receive invoices for camp charges with camp totals and due dates. Camp charges are due in advance. All cancellations require a one week’s notice or you will be charged. There are no make-up days or exchanges for missed camp days. Drop-in’s are welcome when space is available!

WHAT TO BRING

Children need to arrive to camp with sunscreen on. Each day, please send a hearty, packed lunch that does not require refrigerating or heating, a water bottle, and a backpack that your child can manage and wear. Please do not over pack your child’s backpack and please do not send toys or excessive items to camp. Full day campers should come with a bike & helmet, extra sunscreen, and a swimsuit & light weight towel. Half-day campers ages 6-8 will also need a bike and helmet. Half day campers (ages 4-5) do not need a bike and helmet, or swimsuit or towel unless otherwise instructed. All children are required to wear helmets and sunscreen in our care.

ILLNESS/ALLERGIES

Please do not bring your child to camp if he/she is sick or contagious. Please let us know if your child has any special needs or allergies before the first day of camp. Inhalers, Benadryl, or epi-pens can be carried by your child’s counselor when necessary. Please note that Smart Start Kid’s Camp is not a peanut free environment.

BEHAVIOR ISSUES

We reserve the right to dismiss a child from our program due to excessive behavior issues.   The nature of our program requires moving about the neighborhood and engaging in physical activity, and safety is our top priority

SNACKS

We offer the children a popsicle at the end of each day. If your child is unable to enjoy this treat, please supply us with an alternative snack so he/she will not be without. Please send extra snacks for children who will be staying for the full day as children get hungry in the afternoons.

LOST ITEMS

Please label all items, take all items home each day, and do not send toys or personal items to camp with your child.

SWIM TEAM

We will not be taking children to, or picking children up from swim team, as it is disruptive to our scheduled camp activities. We are open to children joining us after swim team if somebody can bring them to us.