Welcome to Knox School Summer Adventures! 541 Long Beach Road, St. James, NY 11780 P: 631-686-1600 F: 631-686-1650 www.knoxschool.org
Knox School Summer Adventures has begun its eleventh year, and our mission remains the same: to provide your child with a fun educational and memorable summer. We serve children entering Kindergarten through 12th grade. Come and see our in ground pool, wonderful sports fields and shoreline, where your child will kayak on Stony Brook Harbor. We offer a wonderful variety of activities including Science, Arts & Crafts, Drama, Music, Dance, Fine Arts, Chess, Field Sports, Tennis, and Swimming. Our traveling Program for 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Graders satisfies older campers ready to explore off campus. Our 10th Graders can join our CIT program and develop skills to become counselors. Specialty Camps include Riding, Tennis, Baseball and Soccer.
Our Day Camp is more than a place where children simply play. We are a community of dedicated educators who aspire to make a profound difference in the lives of children. We are committed to the well being of each child and we want you to feel secure that your child is happy and well cared for!
All Campers:Full-time campers will be involved in all the fun and exciting daily activities Knox has to offer. These include daily swim lessons by a certified Red Cross Instructor in our in-ground swimming pool. Other activities such as kayaking, arts and crafts, fine arts, chess, dance, music, drama, basketball, four square, tennis and science will be available on a rotating schedule.
NEW FOR SUMMER 2013 - GAGA BALL for ALL!!
Tadpoles: Entering Kindergarten in September
This coeducational group of campers have their own learning facility and take part in age appropriate specials throughout the day. The Tadpoles swim twice daily in our in-ground swimming pool. A certified teacher and counselors organize and monitor the day's activities, helping the tadpoles to prepare for the fun of the upcoming school year. Note: Not all activities are available to the Tadpoles.
Minnows: Entering 1st & 2nd Grades
The groups are divided into boys and girls and have the opportunity to play sports-oriented games, work on a variety of projects and receive an introduction to kayaking on Stony Brook Harbor. Both certified teachers and college-age counselors work with the Minnows groups to insure a positive experience.
Sailfish: Entering 3rd & 4th Grades
These children are an extension of the Minnows. Still separated by gender, the Sailfish play intramural sports and are active participants in the drama, music, dance and art programs. Their games and activities evolve from the Minnows and there is a greater emphasis placed on teamwork and strategy than with the younger children.
Dolphins: Entering 5th & 6th Grades
These campers participate in a wide variety of sports and activities. Same-gendered grouping allows the flexibility for the group to choose their favorite games during group meeting times. The games within the group are balanced by their time kayaking on the harbor, swimming in our in-ground swimming pool and taking part in our fine arts programs.
Sharks: Entering 7th & 8th Grades
The Sharks are coed groups whomake up our travel program. The Sharks will journey to area favorites throughout the summer THREE days a week. Please note that some of the scheduled trips for the Sharks will be longer than the regular camp day and transportation to and from camp will not be available.
Barracudas: Entering 9th & 10th Grades
The Barracudas are a coed group that will also be a part of our travel program. The Barracudas will travel to area favorites throughout the summer THREE days a week. Please note that some of the scheduled trips for the Barracudas will be longer than the regular camp day and transportation to and from camp will not be available.
NEW FOR SUMMER 2013 - During their on-campus days (Mondays and Fridays), Sharks and Barracudas will have a blast in our new TEEN REC CENTER. In addition to their regular on campus activities, Sharks and Barracudas will enjoy their own special camp space that features air hockey, ping pong, music, snacks and MUCH, MUCH MORE!
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Knox School Summer Adventures has begun its eighth year with the same mission: to provide your child (kindergarten-10th grade) with a fun, educational, and memorable summer. We aspire to make a profound difference in children’s lives. We are committed to each child and want you to feel secure that your child is happy. Come see our in-ground pool and the Stony Brook Harbor shoreline where the children kayak. We offer many activities including science, arts and crafts, drama, music, dance, and more. Specialty Camps include riding, tennis, baseball, and soccer.
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