Junior Pre-K Program

3 ½ and 4years old

"We just wanted to say thank you so much for the amazing time my son had at your camp. He was bouncing out of bed to go to camp every day, and never wanted to come home at the end of the day."

 

          -Junior Day Parent

Junior Pre-K Schedule

Welcome Greeting

Warm smiles, greeting friends, sharing time is the perfect way to start the day

Morning Investigations

  • Small group activities available to investigate with teacher guidance (arts, science, and manipulatives)

  • Build independence in transitioning from one activity to another with ease through song

  • Learn to share and interact with peers

  • Gain confidence in their independence with adult supervision

Recess and Water Play - Every Day!

  • Sand play

  • Sensory play using measuring cups, manipulatives, shaving cream, etc.

  • Play on the awesome water slide, the playground, and much more!
     

Lunch Time

  • Lunch for full-day campers

  • Dismissal for half-day campers

Singing and Story Time

  • A gathering time for the entire Junior Day program (Open doors for afternoon campers - campers are welcome to explore the other classrooms and join in gathering time)

  • Campers come together to sing fun songs and listen to stories, share in the community spirit, and build social skills

Relaxation Time

  • Campers can rest, look at picture books quietly, or play with puzzles on a blanket from home

  • Soft music plays and teachers sit with campers

Afternoon Explorations

  • Campers have the opportunity to explore in the Activity Room OR join together for a group art activity

Activity Room Explorations

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Puzzles

  • Building Station

  • Doll House

  • Math Activities

  • Science Table

  • Imagination Center - puppet theater, dress ups, etc.

  • Reading Corner

  • Board Games

  • Open-Ended Art Activities

Afternoon Recess

  • Sandbox, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, and free play on the playground

Wrap-up and Dismissal

  • Campers gather together in the classroom and have an opportunity to share experiences from the day before preparing for dismissal

Providing for a summer full of joy, learning, friendship, and fun! Come and experience what all the buzz is about! 

Summer at Norwood

8821 River Road

Bethesda, Maryland 20817

Phone: 301-841-2254

Email: summer@norwoodschool.org

Norwood School is a coeducational independent day school with approximately 450 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.  Norwood's child-centered program inspires confident, compassionate, independent, and creative thinkers who embrace lifelong learning.  Learn more at www.norwoodschool.org