Want the perfect Summer Experience for your Child?
Registration for Summer Camp 2013 is closed. Questions please call your center director or 717.561.2201.
Summer Camp begins in June-upon the conclusion of the elementary school year – and ends in August when school starts. The summer program reflects a different environment than offered at public school during the school year. It is our goal for school-age and preschool children to enjoy a relaxed, fun-filled day!
- U-GRO Summer Camp involves a variety of fun and learning-based activities
- A reading program will be encouraged every day and a special time will be set apart for personal reading as well as reading to the class.
- One day each week will involve the children in hand-on fun and games as they participate in a special Themed-Day-Celebration.
- Arts and Crafts will provide opportunities for creative expression.
- Weekly Spirit Days will allow for your child to participate in experiences to promote school-wide unity.
- Picnic Days, Splash Days, and Theme-related games and activities will bring fun while indoors and outdoors.
The North Museum: Lancaster, PA Hands-on exploration of the world around us will be enjoyed by all. The children will learn about space while experiencing a show in the planetarium. They will also visit the dinosaur room, live animal room, and more.
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm: Ronks, PA The children will have the opportunity to laugh and learn while engaging in a variety of “agri-tainment” activities on a working farm. We will experience the mind-bending corn maze as well as take a guided wagon tour around the farm. The children will have fun on the Giant Hay Chute Slide and visit the live animals in the barnyard.
Summer Camp Palooza: Elizabethtown, PA Our Palooza fun day event will take place on the beautiful Elizabethtown College campus. We will enjoy time singing, dancing and moving as we listen to the original songs of renowned singer/songwriter, Steven Courtney, as he performs a concert for us with his band, The Suitcase Musicians. In addition to this musical fun, the children will engage in a variety of amusement as they participate in carnival games and activities including bounce houses. In addition, the children will have the opportunity to enjoy other forms of live entertainment.
ZooAmerica: An animal specialist from ZooAmerica will visit the centers to present their Animal Families program. This variety program which includes a live animal demonstration focuses on the different classifications of animals from invertebrates to mammals!
Popcorn Hat Players: The performers from the Gamut Theatre Group will dramatize a children’s story. The story will allow for active participation as the children have fun laughing and enjoying the presentation.
Steven Courtney: Renowned singer, songwriter Steven Courtney will present a live music concert for the children. The children will get up and move as they respond to his lively and creative music!
Stage Show Performance: Cissy and the Man: Jason and Katherine Horst are a unique duo who will perform a stage show including dance, juggling and clowning which is sure to provide laughter, fun and entertainment for all!
Creative Arts Session: The children will tap into their creative sides as they participate in a hands-on art experience with the guidance of a visiting artist from The Art Center in Mechanicsburg. They will discover that they are all artists!
Reptile Demonstration: An interactive reptile show will be presented by Forgotten Friend’s founder, herpetologist, author, and photographer, Jesse Rothacker. It will be a close encounter that will bring learning to life with a live animal demonstration. We’ll meet reptiles from around the world, and a few from our own backyard.
*Weekly Tuition plus a 1x fee of either:
Summer Program Activity Fee: $65
For all children, ages 3 and up. This mandatory activity fee will cover the cost of on-site activities, in-house visitors & U-GRO t-shirt.
Summer Camp Field Trip Fee: $175
For children, ages 4 and up. Your child must be at least 4 years of age to participate in field trips. The field trip fee covers the cost of on-site activities, in-house visitors & U-GRO t-shirt plus the cost of field trip admissions and bus transportation. Field trips will require that a packed brown bag lunch with a drink be brought from home.
*Weekly Tuition varies by centre. To determine the cost for your child either see your center director or call 717.561.2201. If your child is not currently enrolled and you fill out the registration form, we will call to verify weekly tuition rates, summer enrollment fee and schedule a visit for you and your child(ren) at the centre -registration is ultimately dependent upon availability at the time of your visit.
U-GRO provides early care and education programs that help children and families get the best possible start in life. U-GRO makes childhood great for over 1,400 children daily at 12 of the most modern facilities found anywhere. U-GRO is recognized as Central Pennsylvania’s leader in quality childcare and preschool education. When you enroll your child at U-GRO child care and preschool, you’ll receive the best possible program we can provide. Our centre creates a loving, home atmosphere for school-aged children during these significant years of development. We strive to meet your family’s special needs, while establishing a consistent and positive foundation for your child’s well-being. We provide you with loving, quality childcare so your mind is at ease while you’re at work.