Camp Joe's 2017
A Connected World: Movement, Art and Science
Amazing summer learning for ages 4 – 13
Experiential learning at it’s best!
Creativity Explored: Science, Nature and Culture
ages 4 – 7
- June 19 - September 1, 2017
Your young camper will be entertained every day of the week at Joe’s! Creative visual and movement arts activities are fused with elements of science learning and nature exploration in this culturally rich camp. The imagination of your young learner is engaged through a sensory stimulating curriculum that fosters cooperation, personal expression, and improves flexibility and coordination. Camp includes quiet time and twice a week pool visits. Register for one or all of the nine (9) unique consecutive weeks of curriculum and activities.
Ages 8 - 13
- June 19-June 23
- June 26-June 30
- July 3-July7
- July 31-August 4
- August 7-August 11
- August 14-August 18
- August 21 - August 25
- August 28 - September 1
Cultivate your child’s creativity through experimentation with a variety of visual and performing arts experiences. Under Peruvian Master Artist Clara Majors, children create beautiful art works from recycled and repurposed materials in the morning, while interactive song and dance performances with local vocal and performing artists end the day. Visual and performing arts practices from around the world are explored in-depth. Register for one or all of the six (6) different weeks of curriculum and activities. Every Friday will feature an exhibition in our gallery of the students work. No sessions the weeks of July 10, July 17 or July 24
Cultural Journey of Dance and Rhythm
- June 19 - July 14
- Performance Date: Friday, 7/14
Travel the world without ever leaving Maryland! Campers will explore, experience and be inspired by music, movement and arts from around the world. Featuring African drum, Peruvian dance, and Chinese dance, this culture-based camp culminates in a performance for friends and family. Campers learn world history through movement, music, song and storytelling. This four (4) week camp concludes with a performance on Friday 7/14 at 5:30 pm, $5 per adult, children 13 & under free.
Dance Theater Experience
Ages 8 - 13
- July 17-August 11
- Performance Date: Friday, 8/11
Future stars will shine on Joe’s stage in a modern and original take on classic musical theater. Young movers of all experience levels will thrive under the direction of talented teachers who blend elements of contemporary, hip hop, and Latin-based dance. Campers will develop dance technique, foster acting and vocal skills while establishing an understanding of stage use and teamwork. This four (4) week camp concludes with a performance on Friday 8/11 at 5:30 pm, $5 per adult, children 13 & under free.
Ages 10 - 13
- July 10 - July 28
Calling all creative, curious campers! Explore the intersection of technology and the arts and build robots! Your young engineer will not only learn robotics programming but also experience photography, theater technical arts, digital media, storytelling and movement. Camp is a hands-on experience that builds skills based in science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts. This three (3) week creative robotics camp culminates in a mini-showcase for friends and family.
The camp day begins at 9:00AM and ends at 3:00PM. The weekly rate is $200 for any of the camps. There are no discounts but limited financial aid is available until end of April. Financial Aid applications will not be accepted without TAX FORMS and proof of income.
Registration forms must be submitted with full payment or a $25 deposit per camp week for each child. The deposit is non-refundable and will hold a slot until the first day of camp.
Early drop-off (7:30AM) is available for no charge. After care requires registration at least one week in advance (exceptions may apply). The rate is $50 per week regardless of the number of days. Register for after care by clicking here. Children who are registered for after care must be picked up by 6:00PM.
There will be no programming on the Monday, July 4.
Parents looking for registration forms should click here.
Children will swim at P.G. Community Pool every Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm-3pm. The pool is located at 3301 Buchanan Street, Mount Rainier, MD 20712. Children under the age of 7 (unless they have passed the swim test) will swim at the wading pool. There will be no pool on the following dates: 7/11, 7/13, 8/15 and 8/17. Creative Robotics campers do not go to the pool.
Family and friends are invited to purchase tickets for the camps show. Tickets are $5 per seat. Show dates are 7/14 and 8/18 at 5:30pm. Doors will open at 5:15pm.
LaTanya Robinson at LaTanya@joesmovement.org
En Español: Jessica Quiroz a Jessica@joesmovement.org
Creative Robotics Camp: Cathy Smith at Cathy@joesmovement.org