Golden Pond School (Ashburn, VA) — Canceled


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Located in the heart of Ashburn, young learners love calling Golden Pond School (GPS) home!

Offering private preschool and kindergarten, as well as after school enrichment opportunities, Golden Pond offers both part-time and full-day options that follow an impressive brain-based curriculum in an interactive learning environment. Their highly-qualified teachers and creative curriculum make them an early childhood education leader!

Your little ones are invited to join them this summer! Camps include weekly themed opportunities, as well as academic and specialty camps:

GPS Goes Green (Themed Summer Camps)
Academic & Specialty Camps

Campers are divided by age:

Young Scrambler Campers
Ages 1-2 with birthdates 3/1-9/30/18
M-F, Half-Day Only

Scrambler Campers
Age 2 with birthdates 10/1/17-2/28/18

Preschool Campers
Ages 3-4 & Jr. Kindergarten with birthdates 10/1/15-9/30/17

School Age Campers
Kindergarten-4th grade with birthdates before 9/30/15


GPS GOES GREEN
(THEMED SUMMER CAMPS)

GPS Goes Green-themed summer camps will excite your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity as they explore the earth through a variety of thoughtful, engaging, and fun summer camps! During each themed week, campers will investigate, create, and experiment while developing an appreciation of nature and becoming champions of the planet!

GPS Goes Green 2020 weekly themes include:


Enchanted Forest: Week 1
June 15-19, 2020

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, & Preschool Campers
Young campers will dance with fairies and elves, create musical instruments, and meet woodland animals! Fairytales will come to life through imaginary play and a background of nature-inspired design. They’ll also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Drew Blue Shoes.

School Age Campers
Campers will have a “tree-mendous” time exploring the wee folk of the forest. They’ll use bark, twigs, clay, and other elements of nature to design a fairy garden, hobbit habitat, or gnome home!

To learn more and register, click here.


Enchanted Forest: Week 2 | Young Scrambler, Scrambler, Preschool, & School Age Campers
June 22-26, 2020

The magic continues! Forest-loving campers will cook up delightful treats for an Enchanted Woodland Party. Campers will also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Studio Bleu.

To learn more and register, click here.


Trash-to-Treasure
June 29-July 2, 2020

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, & Preschool Campers
Campers will play, build, and create with repurposed materials! They’ll learn all about recycling through exciting hands-on activities and creative play, as well as making a one-of-kind recycled creation for GPS’ Trash-to-Treasure museum! Campers will also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Capitol Ice.

School Age Campers
STEAM! Artists and engineers will become champions of their environment as they transform trash into treasure! They’ll make jewelry and cool creations from up-cycled materials.

To learn more and register, click here.


Oceans of Fun: Week 1
July 6-10, 2020

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, & Preschool Campers
Young campers will sort shells, create an ocean mural, discover life beneath the ocean surface, enjoy sand playdough, and go on a beach scavenger hunt! They’ll also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring SEAS (Science Engineering Arts & Sand).

School Age Campers
Campers will investigate the ocean’s layers and explore marine life in each zone. They’ll also discover their favorite sea creatures and learn how to make a difference in order to protect the ocean environment.

To learn more and register, click here.


Oceans of Fun: Week 2
July 13-17, 2020

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, & Preschool Campers
Campers will dive deeper into the sea with science experiments, creative art activities, and themed snacks. They’ll also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Under the Sea.

School Age Campers
Campers will dive deeper into the ocean with science experiments, creative art activities, and themed snacks.

To learn more and register, click here.


In the Garden: Week 1
July 20-24, 2020

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, & Preschool Campers
Young Gardeners will dig in and explore dirt! They’ll learn about worms, ants, beetles, and other insects hidden in garden soil, as well as plant and tend to flowers and vegetables in the GPS gardens. They’ll also create a plantable pot out of newspaper to watch their own seedling grow! Campers will also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Backyard Wildlife.

School Age Campers
Dragonflies, beetles, and spiders, oh my! Campers will explore the garden ecosystem, examining these amazing predators that help protect gardens from pests. They’ll also create a garden mosaic inspired by their favorite insect.

To learn more and register, click here.


In the Garden: Week 2
July 27-31, 2020

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, & Preschool Campers
Little ones will meet the friendliest bug in the garden: the ladybug! They’ll examine live ladybugs up-close before they are set free, and celebrate this gentle insect with inspired art activities, stories, and games. Campers will also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Backyard Bugs.

School Age Campers
What’s all the buzz about? Bees! Campers will take a close look at these important pollinators and learn why the community needs to protect these mighty creatures. They’ll learn the science behind pollination, honey-making, beeswax, bee vision, and the waggle dance!

To learn more and register, click here.


Geology Rocks!: Week 1
Aug 3-7, 2020

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, & Preschool Campers
Aspiring Geologists will discover rocks of all shapes, sizes, and colors. They’ll have fun collecting, experimenting, and building with different types of rocks, as well as make their very own rock sculpture! Campers will also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Mad Scientist.

School Age Campers
A Jello earthquake? Earth’s layers in a pudding cup? A Pop Rocks volcano? Campers will indulge in sweet treats as they experiment and learn all about rocks!

To learn more and register, click here.


Geology Rocks!: Week 2
Aug 10-14, 2020

Young Scrambler, Scrambler, & Preschool Campers
Young campers will pan for “diamonds,” make a delicious science experiment: their very own rock candy! They’ll also make friends with a pet rock and discover all the nooks and crannies in rocks with water play. Campers will also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Let’s Rock.

School Age Campers
Aspiring Geologists will explore rocks through art and design. They’ll make their own rocks, learn how to make buildable rock slime, and craft a clay and rock funny face.

To learn more and register, click here.


Growing Fit! | Preschool & School Age Campers
Aug 17-19, 2020

Obstacle courses, parachute play, and dance parties! Campers will refuel by preparing and enjoying refreshing drinks and healthy snacks while learning healthy habits. They’ll also enjoy an in-house field trip featuring Amazing Athletes.

To learn more and register, click here.


ACADEMIC & SPECIALTY CAMPS

Summer is a time great to learn new skills and strengthen academic confidence! From the littlest of learners to students with a few years under their belts, these camps will make for a brighter school year!

2020 Academic and Specialty camps include:


Amazing Athletes | School Age Campers
June 22-26, 2020

In this camp, coaches will teach the fundamentals and mechanics of 10 different sports, including basketball, baseball, soccer, football, volleyball, hockey, golf, lacrosse, track & field, and tennis.

Coaches will also focus on building self-confidence, practicing teamwork, and improving key areas of motor development while playing games. Balancing, running, jumping, throwing, catching, kicking, and target bowling are also incorporated into a non-competitive, learning-based environment.

To learn more and register, click here.


Reading (1 Week) | Rising Kindergarteners
July 6-10, 2020

In this 1-week camp, campers, divided by age, will develop important reading skills through wordplay activities.

To learn more and register, click here.


Reading (2 Weeks) | Rising 1st-2nd graders
Weekdays, July 13-24, 2020

In this 2-week camp, campers will strengthen reading fluency, comprehension, and recall, all while playing games!

To learn more and register, click here.


Music, Mindfulness, & Mandalas | School Age Campers
July 27-31, 2020

Campers will collaborate with friends and explore creative interpretation and mindful movement through various modes of expression, including music, art, yoga, and dance.

To learn more and register, click here.


CONNECT

Call:
(703) 723-7663

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LOCATION

Address:
43940 Farmwell Hunt Plz., Ashburn, VA, 20147 (Map)

County:
Loudoun County


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