Golden Pond School (Ashburn, VA) | Summer Camp


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Visit: 43940 Farmwell Hunt Plz., Ashburn, VA, 20147
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Golden Pond School (GPS) is a fully-accredited private Preschool, Kindergarten, After School Enrichment, and Summer Camp for ages 2-9 from 7 am-6 pm offering both part-time and full-day options. GPS provides an impressive brain-based curriculum and interactive learning environment. GPS’ warm and charming campus, plus highly-qualified teachers and integrated curriculum make it the leader for early childhood learning.

This summer, make Golden Pond School your child’s home away from home! 10-weeks of themed camps provide exciting learning opportunities plus tons of adventure and play. From Stargazing to Splashing & Dashing, your preschool and school-aged children will love engaging activities and days in the sun all summer long!

All camps include weekly water play with a water slide and splash pad, an on-site performance by a guest entertainer, and special themed snack! Full-day Kindergarten and full-day school-age campers enjoy a weekly off-site field trip. Half-day includes AM snack and lunch, while full-day includes breakfast, lunch, and AM/PM snacks.

2019 camps include:

Preschool Campers on the Move!
Ages 2-4 & Jr. Kindergarten

School Age Campers Journey Through Time!
Kindergarten-4th Grade


Preschool Campers on the Move!

Ages 2-4 & Jr. Kindergarten

Week 1
Sand & Surf
June 13 & 14, 2019 (2 full-days only)
Days filled with bubbles, making chalk and sand art! Soak up the sun while building sand castles and playing water games. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 2
Stargazing
June 17-21, 2019
Cozy up with the great outdoors! Enjoy crafts and games, storytelling with shadow puppets and stargazing. Curious campers will delight in nature discoveries! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 3
Pirates & Mermaids
June 24-28, 2019
Ahoy matey, come aboard for a swashbucklin’ good time on this High Seas adventure! Dress up as pirates and mermaids, search for hidden treasure and decorate mermaid eggs. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 4
How to be a Superhero
July 1-3, 2019 (3 full-days only)
Join our Superhero Training Academy! Design your own costume, train your superhero senses and practice skills on an obstacle course. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 5
Up, Up, & Away
July 8-12, 2019
Creativity soars to new heights as you join a sheep, duck, and rooster in a hot air balloon! Fly first class on GPS Airlines and blast off into outer space. Make flying contraptions that take flight! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 6
Jungle Jamboree
July 15-19, 2019
Embark on a safari learning adventure! Create unique animal art, practice animal yoga poses and go on a lion hunt! Play jungle games and join an elephant conga line. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 7
Music Makers
July 22-26, 2019
Immerse yourself in multi-cultural music and explore our world for sounds! Grow in musical ability as you play along with handcrafted instruments, move to the rhythm and create musical art! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 8
Rodeo Roundup
July 29-Aug 2, 2019
Saddle up for a week of Wild West fun! Ride in a covered wagon, lasso a bull and pan for gold. Stop by the chuck wagon for Marshmallow Haystacks and Cactus Juice when the day is done! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 9
Dino Splash & Dash
Aug 5-9, 2019
Have a great time as a paleontologist and enjoy daily water activities with a dinosaur twist! Romp in the swamp with Spinosaurus, then join friends on land to do the Dino-Pokey. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 10
Silly Summer Days
Aug 12-14, 2019 (3 full-days only)
Ride a trike while painting. Make silly putty. Eat watermelon pizza. Play Sprinkler Simon Says and other super silly water games! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.


School Age Campers Journey Through Time!

Kindergarten-4th Grade

Week 1
Surf’s Up!
June 13 & 14, 2019 (2 full-days only)
Catch some waves and make a splash with water games. Create sand art and sea creatures. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 2
During Week 2, choose from two camp options:

Space is the Place (Kindergarten-4th Grade)
June 17-21, 2019
Experience life as an astronaut on the International Space Station. Design a mini space station, make moon rocks and play a Candy Constellation game! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Art Specialty Camp (Kindergarten-4th Grade)
June 17-21, 2019
Develop your artistic talent with guidance from our Art Specialist. Express yourself as you create unique works using a variety of media. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 3
During Week 3, choose from two camp options:

Treasure Hunters (Kindergarten-4th Grade)
June 24-28, 2019
Voyage to the High Seas and plunge into the Golden Age of Piracy! Dress in pirate garb and follow the pirate code as you go on an epic treasure hunt! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Art Specialty Camp (Kindergarten-4th Grade)
June 24-28, 2019
Develop your artistic talent with guidance from our Art Specialist. Express yourself as you create unique works using a variety of media. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 4
Go for the Gold
July 1-3, 2019 (3 full-days only)
Step back in time to the first Olympic Festival in Greece! Ceremonies open with an Olympic Torch Relay and include Wheelbarrow Chariot Races, Pool Noodle Javelin Throw, and more. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 5
During Week 5, choose from two camp options:

Inventors Workshop (Kindergarten-4th Grade)
July 8-12, 2019
Do you like to tinker? Learn about historical inventions that changed the world. Daily STEM challenges inspire future innovators to experiment and problem solve. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Reading Specialty Camps (Kindergarten)
July 8-12, 2019
During this specialty camp, Kindergartners will develop skills through wordplay activities. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 6
During Week 6, choose from two camp options:

Pyramid Builders (Kindergarten-4th Grade)
July 15-19, 2019
Explore Ancient Egypt! Build 3D pyramids, create a Senet board game and design an amulet for good luck. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Reading Specialty Camp, Part 1 of 2 (1st & 2nd Grade)
July 15-19, 2019
During this specialty camp, Strengthen fluency, comprehension, and recall while playing games. This specialty camp, Week 6, is part of a two-week series; campers must register for Week 6 and Week 7. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 7
During Week 7, choose from two camp options:

Music Mash-Up (Kindergarten-4th Grade)
July 22-26, 2019
Have a blast mashing up 50’s Doo-Wop and classical music, the Electric Slide, the Dab, Hot Potato, and a disco ball — anything is possible! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Reading Specialty Camp, Part 2 of 2 (1st & 2nd Grade)
July 22-26, 2019
During this specialty camp, Strengthen fluency, comprehension, and recall while playing games. This specialty camp, Week 7, is part of a two-week series; campers must register for Week 6 and Week 7. To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 8
Gold Rush
July 29-Aug 2, 2019
Trailblaze the Wild West by covered wagon or on horseback. Wrangle up cattle, play Catch the Bandit and strike it rich panning for gold! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 9
The Ice Age
Aug 5-9, 2019
Meet Megafauna of the Ice Age-giant sized animals and birds! Enjoy daily ice and water activities! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.

Week 10
Crazy Days of Summer
Aug 12-14, 2019 (3 full-days only)
Celebrate Mustache Monday, Tropical Tuesday, and Watermelon Wednesday! To learn more, click here; to register, click here.


Location(s): 43940 Farmwell Hunt Plz., Ashburn, VA, 20147 (Loudoun County)
Campers: 2- to 9-years-old
Duration: Half- & full-day
Before & Aftercare: Before care
Sibling Discount: Yes, ask
Multi-Camp Discount: Yes, ask
Potty-Trained: Not required


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