program At-a-glance

  • Hands-on living environment projects that connect children to the world around them
  • Real animals visit the classrooms (i.e. turtles, rabbits, snakes, frogs, etc.)
  • 3,000 sq.ft. terrace playground with sprinklers
  • Weekly swimming lessons via SwimJim (optional)
  • Yoga
  • Music & Movement
  • Soccer
  • Arts & Crafts
  • No additional trip fees

PROGRAM DETAILS

The Summer of Science Program at Morningside Montessori School is designed for children between ages 2.0 and 5.5. We offer one program option for children ages 2.0 - 3.5, and two program options for children ages 3.0 - 5.5 (must be fully toilet trained). Our team is comprised of experienced teachers and young adults who return year after year to work with children from our community. Children engage in interactive, hands-on science lessons, soccer, music, yoga, and arts & crafts.

The program takes place in Morningside Montessori School's sun-filled, air-conditioned classrooms and is designed to cultivate children's natural proclivity for hands-on exploration. Through fascinating experiments, interaction with real animals and the living environment, artistic creativity, and physical exercise, children enjoy a summer of fun and learning.  The Nature Company and Reptiles on the Move make guest appearances during the summer and bring animals for the children to see and touch. 

Each day, they have access to our 3,000 square ft. terrace playground, equipped with a playscape, tricycles, and sprinklers to keep their busy bodies cool during the warm summer months. Optional swimming lessons via SwimJim are available at two lessons per session.

 

SESSION DATES

The Summer of Science Program now runs for a total of six weeks or "sessions." One session is equivalent to one week. 

NEW! You may enroll your child for any or all sessions, consecutively or sporadically. (Ex: A child may attend sessions 1 and 2, while another may attend sessions 1 and 3). Space is limited per session. You may enroll in more sessions later on if space is still available. 

Session 1: June 18 - June 22

Session 2: June 25 - June 29

Session 3: July 2 - July 6 (we are closed for Independence Day)

Session 4: July 9 - July 13

Session 5: July 16 - July 20

Session 6: July 23 - July 26 (we are closed on July 27)

 

Program Options

    Curious Clownfish | 2018 Summer of Science Application

    Age requirement: 2.0 - 3.5

    Days & Times: Tues/Weds/Thurs, 9am - 1pm

    Is my child required to be toilet trained? No.

    Base fee: $292 per session. One session is equivalent to one week. 

    Curious Coyotes | 2018 Summer of Science Application

    Age Requirement: 3.0 - 5.5

    Days & Times: Mondays - Fridays, 9am - 2pm

    Is my child required to be toilet trained? Yes. 

    Base fee: $520 per session. One session is equivalent to one week. 

    Curious Capuchins | 2018 Summer of Science Application

    Age Requirement: 3.0 - 5.5

    Days & Times: Mondays - Fridays, 9am - 4pm

    Is my child required to be toilet trained? Yes. 

    Base fee: $600 per session. One session is equivalent to one week. 

    Swimming lessons with SwimJim!  

    Optional swimming lessons via SwimJim are available only to children enrolled in the Curious Coyotes or Curious Capuchins programs. 

    • Children learn to swim with their summer friends 
    • Small instructor-to-child ratio
    • Tailored to each child's specific level (beginners, intermediate, advanced--all are welcome)
    • Children travel with supervised summer program teachers and counselors
    • Full summer program experience is a one-stop-shop! 

    Children in either Curious Coyotes or Curious Capuchins may enroll in optional swimming lessons. Lessons take place twice weekly for an additional fee of $90/week. Note: Session 6 (Week of July 23) includes only one swimming lesson. Prorated fee for swimming lesson during Session 6 is $45.