Summer Camp

The summer of 2017 we’re offering two styles of summer camps at our two Co-op School locations: 87 Irving Place features our experience-based learning approach and 40 Brevoort hosts a variety of our favorite partnering programs to offer weeks filled with science, building, farm-to-table cooking, and more. Details for each camp are below.

Summer Camp at 87 Irving Place

Join our 2017 Summer Camp program at The Co-op School for ages two to six at 87 Irving Place, which features two rooftop playgrounds with gardens and an indoor recreation room! Our collaborative Co-op School approach to experience-based learning continues all summer. Days are filled with creative exploration where fun is integrated with literacy and science. Days are filled with art, music, stories, yoga, dance, and playground games.

Preschool Program

Campers ages two and three start their day with a morning meeting or circle-time to introduce the music and movement activities of the day. The day’s schedule includes plenty of outside time with water play and sprinklers on our rooftop playgrounds. Quiet times include arts and crafts.

The schedule is as follows:
9:00 to 9:30: Drop off and Free play
9:30 to 10:00: Circle Time and Snack
10:00 to 10:45: Movement (M, W, F) and Music (Tues. and Thurs.)
10:45 to 11:30: Sprinklers (M, W, F) and Playground (Tues. and Thurs.)
11:30 to noon: Transition
noon to 12:30: Lunch
12:30 to 2:00: Naptime
2:00 to 2:30: Transition
2:30 to 3:00: Playground
3:00 to 3:30: Arts/Science Project
3:30 to 3:40: Pickup

Half-Day Morning Program

Two year olds will explore both of our rooftop playgrounds and work with our music and movement specialists for a full camp experience—all before lunch.

The schedule is as follows:
9:00 to 9:30: Drop off and Free play
9:30 to 10:00: Circle Time and Snack
10:00 to 10:45: Project Play
10:45 to 11:30: Playground
11:30 to noon: Movement (M, W, F) and Music (Tues. and Thurs.)
12:00 to 12:10: Pickup

Ages Four to Six

This is a place where campers can get messy! Kids will explore hands-on science projects, construct 3D artistic creations, and try new playground games. Our program teams up musicians and movers, painters and players, scientists and sculptors for inventive collaborations.

The schedule is as follows:
9:00 to 9:30: Drop off and Free play
9:30 to 10:00: Morning Meeting/Snack
10:00 to 10:45: Movement (M, W, F) and Music (Tues. and Thurs.)
10:45 to 11:30: Sprinklers (M, W, F) and Playground (Tues. and Thurs.)
11:30 to noon: Transition
noon to 12:30: Lunch
12:30 to 2:00: Rest/Quiet Activity
2:00 to 2:30: Transition
2:30 to 3:00: Playground
3:00 to 3:30: Arts/Science Project
3:30 to 3:40: Pickup

Field Trip Camp for Age Six

Each one-week program takes our adventurers to themed destinations throughout Brooklyn. Day one brings the group together and sets the stage for a week of safe and curious travel via public transportation.

Dates & Fees

Five one-week, full-day sessions:

July 3, 5-7: $375
July 10-14: $440
July 17-21: $440
July 24-28: $440
July 31–August 4: $440

Children ages 2 to 4 may attend less than five days a week with the following options:
Four-day week: $375
Monday/Wednesday/Friday only: $300
Tuesday/Thursday only: $210
Half-Day program for five days: $250 for five days
Half-Day program for 2, 3, and 4 days per week: $50 per day

Early Drop Off & After Care
After care is available from 3:30 to 6:00 for $10.50 per hour

Early drop off is available at 8:30 for a charge of $5 per student, but space is limited so please inquiry about this at sign up.
Siblings receive a 10% discount.

Register Online

Full payment is due with registration. Payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. Schedule adjustments will be made until May 15th pending availability.

Questions?

Please visit our Camp FAQ or email camp@thecoopschool.org.

 

Summer Camp at 40 Brevoort Place

We’re partnering with our favorite local camp programs to offer weeks filled with science, building, farm-to-table cooking, and more.

Construction Kids at the Co-op School

Ages 4 to 6 and Ages 7 to 9

ConstructionKids is proud to offer five week of summer camps at The Co-op School, tailored for two age groups. Each week features a new theme. ConstructionKids teach safe, appropriate tool usage, along with drawing, painting, and creative play and aim to foster each child’s confidence in their skills at designing, making, repairing, and revising.
Early bird discount offered until 3/15/2017.
View details and register here.

Curious Jane at The Co-op School

Grades 1 to 2 and 3 to 6
Curious Jane is a hands-on, project-based program for girls, with creative themes that revolve around science, engineering, and design!
View details and register here.

Butterbeans at The Co-op School
Ages 6 to 10
Butter Beans Food & Garden Summer Camp is a complete farm-to-table experience for campers ages 6 to10. Along the way campers will explore the full spectrum of the food cycle, from planting seeds and harvesting garden-fresh food, to cooking homemade lunches and creating nourishing recipes.
Families who register and pay before March 15, 2017 will receive 10% off camp tuition.
View details and register here.