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Elmwood Seniors

5th & 6th Graders

Elmwood Seniors

Rooted in our mission, Elmwood’s seniors participate in an electives-based program which allows campers to concentrate on activities they are passionate about, while developing and strengthening relationships in our warm and exciting community.

The summer is divided into three different innovative components: Majors Weeks, Adventure Weeks, and Traditions Weeks. Please read about them below.

Majors Weeks

Weeks one & two (June 27th through July 12th)
Weeks four & five (July 22nd through August 2nd)

  • Daily free swim

  • Optional instructional swim for campers who are not deep water ready to help prepare them for safe deep water swimming

  • Daily two-week Major

  • 2024 Majors:

  • 2D Studio Art: A Fine Art Adventure

  • Performing Arts: Triple Threat Academy

  • Recreational Sports:Pickleball

  • Science: Solar Car & Rocket

  • Science: Hot Air Balloons

  • Sports League

  • Performing Arts: For Us, By Us

  • Art: Small Metals

  • Dance: Studio

  • Daily week-long Minor such as Tennis, Archery, Studio Art, Fencing, Woodworking and Dance

  • Group activities such as gaga, ceramics, Skypark, Street Games, soccer, and music.

  • Wednesday trip days to include Lake Compounce, sailing, horseback riding, Castle Fun Center, a beach day and more

  • Participation in 2023 special events

Sample Schedule:

9:15: Optional free swim, deep water skills swimming, or choice of an activity
10:00: Morning meeting and snack
10:15: Major elective
12:00: Soccer (or other group activity)
12:30: Lunch
1:00: Minor elective
2:00: Ceramics (or other group activity)
2:30: Free Swim
3:30: Snack and Dismissal

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Adventure Weeks

Week three (July 15th through July 19th)
Week six (August 5th through August 9th)

During Adventure Weeks, campers will travel together on daily adventures such as indoor rock climbing, high ropes courses, kayaking and hiking. In addition, all campers will participate in exciting overnight adventures including Club Getaway and a Massachusetts trip where campers will stay in a hotel and visit Six Flags New England and the Basketball Hall of Fame. There are no scheduled in-camp activities

Tradition Weeks

Weeks seven & eight (August 12th through August 22nd)

In the final two weeks of the summer, campers will participate in all of their Elmwood favorites including:

  • Upper Village Bowl
  • Camper Counselor Show
  • Ice Cream Party
  • Carnival
  • Daily free swim
  • Favorite in-camp activities
  • Final out of camp day trip