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BUSY BEE DAY CAMP  

busy bee summer camp

Busy Bee Camp provides an all-inclusive high quality day camp experience in the convenience of a Glen Rock setting. Designed for children entering grades K-3, the daily "routine" is anything but! A wide variety of games, sports, arts and crafts and more keep the campers busy throughout the day and the summer. Campers will be bused to the Glen Rock Pool for water play four afternoons each week. In addition, a special weekly outing is planned to zoos, bowling and many other great places for summer fun. Children bring their own lunch except for Pizza Wednesdays. Each camper will receive a t-shirt. All staff members are CPR certified. All costs, including trips, admissions, transportation, weekly pizza lunch and on-site activities are included in our fee. 
Each week has a theme and campers will have a blast with all of the additional activities that are planned in between all of the above. Our long running camp is the perfect fit for a well rounded summer experience.  

Hours 9 AM - 4 PM. Before and After care is available for an additional fee. 

Grades: K - 3
Cost per week: $385 per week, $308 for week 2
Time: 9 AM- 4 PM
Days: Monday - Friday
Dates: Week 1 - week of June 27
Week 2 - week of July 5
Week 3 - week of July 11
Week 4 - week of July 18
Week 5 - week of July 25
Week 6 - week of August 1
Week 7 - week of August 8
Location: TBD

ROCK ADVENTURE CAMP -NEW!

Rock Adventure Camp is a new camp for children entering grades 4-6 in September. It provides an all-inclusive high quality day camp experience in the convenience of a local Glen Rock setting. A wide variety of games, sports, arts and crafts and more will keep the campers busy throughout the day. Campers will be bused to the Glen Rock Pool for water play 3 afternoons each week. In addition, a special weekly outing is planned to zoos, bowling and many other great places for summer fun. Children bring their own lunch except for Pizza Fridays. Each camper will receive a t-shirt. All staff members are CPR certified. All costs, including trips, admissions, transportation, weekly pizza lunch and on-site activities are included in our fee. 

Hours 9 AM - 4 PM. Before and After care is available for an additional fee. 

Grades: 4 - 6
Cost per week: $385 per week, $308 for week 2
Time: 9 AM- 4 PM
Days: Monday - Friday
Dates: Week 1 - week of June 27
Week 2 - week of July 5
Week 3 - week of July 11
Week 4 - week of July 18
Week 5 - week of July 25
Week 6 - week of August 1
Week 7 - week of August 8
Location: TBD

PLAYCAMP

Play Camp: Campers will participate in thematic activities each week including daily read alouds, crafts, playground time, water play, and sing-along songs. They will love the familiar daily routine including choices of inside and outside play.  Play Camp leadership is a certified teacher in Elementary Education assisted by experienced counselors.  Play camp is for ages 3 and 4 years old (child must be 3 years old by Oct 1, 2021). Children must be toilet trained.  Play Camp will be held in Central School.  Time: 9 - 12:00, Cost: $260.00 per week except July 4th week is $210.00.  Early Bird registration February 25th - March 18th $10.00 discount.

Ages: 3 - 4
Cost per week: Week 1 $210, Week 2-4 $260
Time: 9 AM- 12 PM
Days: Monday - Friday
Dates: Week 1 - week of July 5
Week 2 - week of July 11
Week 3 - week of July 18
Week 4 - week of July 250
Location: TBD

KINDERGARTEN READINESS CAMPK ready camp

Students who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall will benefit from this new camp built around kindergarten readiness. One of the community school's Pre-K teacher will be leading this camp. This camp will provide students with learning opportunities that go beyond the Pre-K curriculum. This camp will promote social, emotional and academic growth for students before they enter elementary school this fall. Students will take part in hands-on math activities, literature-based art activities, emergent literacy lessons, science experiments and more. There will be ample time and opportunities for socialization with peers. 

Grades: Rising K
Cost: $295
Session 1: 9 AM - 12 PM
Session 2: 1 PM - 4 PM
Days:  Monday - Friday
Dates: August 1 - 5
Location: TBD

 

VETERINARIANS IN TRAINING CAMP (2 Unique Camps)

vet camp

VETERINARY MEDICINE - LEARN TO BE A VET
Veterinarians in Training Camp.  Join us for the week to explore the world of veterinary medicine and all things animal!  Each day will be a fun and exciting topic.  Some examples are performing veterinary wellness exams, learning pet first aid techniques, endangered and exotic animals, and grooming. The best part is that we will always be joined by our VIT animals. You will spend the week learning what it takes to be a vet and care for a variety of animals through hands-on practice.

Grades: 2 - 5
Cost: $275
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Days:  Monday - Friday
Dates: August 1 - 5
Location: TBD

BUNNIES, GUINEA PIGS & HAMSTERS - VET CAMP
Veterinarians in Training Camp.  Join us for the week to explore the world of veterinary medicine and all things furry!  You will spend the week learning about bunnies, guinea pigs and hamsters and how to take care of them.

Grades: K - 3
Cost: $275
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Days:  Monday - Friday
Dates: August 8 - 12
Location: TBD

COOKING CAMP

cooking

FOODS AROUND THE WORLD
Our cooking camp will be run by Chef it up.  In this week, we will take our Jr. Chefs on a culinary adventure and pick a country per day then prepare fun foods and drinks from that region!  Mexico: Empanadas, cold nacho with salsa, Italy: pasta making, kids friendly tiramisu, Greek: cucumber cups, hummus with pita, China: Spring rolls, green tea with honey & lemon, America: apple pies, Mac N’ Cheese bits and much more!

Grades: 3 - 6
Cost: $275
Time: 9:30 AM - 12 PM
Days:  Monday - Friday
Dates: July 18 - 22
Location: Glen Rock High School

HOLIDAYS IN THE SUMMER

Every day is a holiday at Chef it up, Junior chefs will be celebrating a different holiday theme in classes by creating fun themed food and drinks. It will be a blast!
Monday: 4th of July
Tuesday: Valentine’s day
Wednesday: Halloween
Thursday: Thanks given
Friday: St. Patrick’s Day

Grades: 3 - 6
Cost: $275
Time: 9:30 AM - 12 PM
Days:  Monday - Friday
Dates: August 8 - 12
Location: Glen Rock High School

ART CAMPS

summer art

ART: THE GREAT CLAY ADVENTURE
Students will create functional and artistic hand building projects using air-dry clay and acrylic paints. Some examples are: a Pueblo coil pot, animal pinch pots, clay wall pockets, jewelry. Students will expand their imaginations and artistic minds by exploring the exciting world of clay as an art form.  This class is taught by Kim Menke who teaches art at Hamilton School.  Supplies are included.

Grades: 2 - 5
Cost: $285
Time: 9:30 AM - 12 PM
Days:  Monday - Friday
Session 1: July 18 - 22
Session 2: July 25 - 29
Location: Coleman School

SPORTS CAMPS

sport camp

Junior Tennis Camp: Junior Tennis Camp for campers entering grades Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st grade in the Fall. We are so excited to offer this camp and the campers will be using a net that we would put up at the school.  Rather than using big tennis courts. Campers will learn the basics and most importantly in a safe environment and learn the love of tennis and game play.

Grades: Grades Rising Pre-K, K, 1
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cost: $195
Days of the Week: Monday - Friday
Dates: July 25 - 29
Location: GRMS Gym
 

Junior Tennis Camp: Junior Tennis Camp for campers entering grades 2 - 4 in the Fall. We are so excited to offer this camp and the campers will be using a net that we would put up at the school.  Rather than using big tennis courts. Campers will learn the basics and most importantly in a safe environment and learn the love of tennis and game play.

Grades: Grades: 2 - 4
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Cost: $195
Days of the Week: Monday - Friday
Dates: July 18 - 22
Location: GRMS Gym

Golf Camp: Come Tee it up with TGA at Golf Camp.  TGA provides an opportunity for your child to learn the lifelong sport of golf in a safe and fun environment.  Campers will develop basic golf skills as they learn all aspects of the game including: stance, swing, putting, rules, scoring, etiquette, sportsmanship and more.  Daily contests and games with prizes. Campers should bring a snack and a drink.      
Grades: Grades K - 5
Session 1: 9 AM - 12 PM
Session 2: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cost: $235
Days of the Week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 1 - 5
Location: Glen Rock High School (field by Radburn Rd)


Junior Lacrosse Camp:
 
We're facing off at TGA's Lacrosse Camp!  Our curriculum combines LAX instruction, academic lessons and life skills to create a fun and nurturing environment.  Students develop cradling, passing, catching and defending skills through station-based activities and games while coaches enforce a no-contact policy to ensure all plates' safety.  Come play with TGA!

Grades: Grades: 2 - 5
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Cost: $230
Days of the Week: Monday - Friday
Dates: July 25 - 29
Location: Central School

Soccer Camp:
 
3 hours of soccer filled fun each day in a safe and controlled environment. With the low ratio of no more than 10:1, coaches work with campers to build skills and create a team atmosphere. The daily routine includes warm up activities, soccer skill building, games w/ progression, and coach’s challenges. 9 Am - 12 PM.  Campers should bring a snack and drink. 
Grades: Grades K - 5
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Cost: $235
Days of the Week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 8 - 12
Location: Glen Rock High School (field by Radburn Rd)

Baseball Camp:
Under the direction of Coach McGrath.
Grades 3 - 5: Campers will focus on the basics of baseball in a fun, upbeat setting.  Proper throwing mechanics, fielding, hitting and base-running techniques will be taught.  Campers will also be presented with the opportunity to learn these fundamentals of the game from the Glen Rock High School coaching staff, current and former players.

Grades 6 - 8: Campers will focus on the basics of baseball as well, however, there will be more of an emphasis on position specific training techniques, the importance of being an unselfish team player and what to expect as they move closer to high school baseball.  Campers will also be presented with the opportunity to learn these skills of the game from the Glen Rock High School coaching staff, current and former players.


Grades: 3 - 5 & 6 - 8 
Time: Grades 3 - 5 (9AM - 11:30 AM)
Grades 6 - 8 (12 PM - 2:30 PM)
Cost: $190 per session
Days of the Week: Monday - Thursday (Friday rain date)
Dates: July 25 - 28
Location: Glen Rock High School

Glen Rock Basketball Academy: Glen Rock Basketball Academy Summer Basketball Camp for boys entering grades 4 thru 9 in September 2022. The camp is run by the GRHS Boys Basketball coaching staff. Player development through skill work and competitive games along with having a great time playing basketball is the top priority. Campers will have to bring their own lunch and water for the day.  Monday thru Thursday 9am-2pm, Friday 9am-12pm. Location: Glen Rock High School. 

Grades: 4 - 9 Boys
Cost: $285
Date: July 18 - 22
Days & Time: Monday thru Thursday 9 AM -2 PM, Friday 9 AM-12 PM
Location: Glen Rock High School
Boys Lacrosse Camp: This year Head Coach Voto and Brotherhood Lacrosse will be teaming up for a full week long camp experience. Brotherhood Lacrosse has historically put together one of the best camps in the Bergen County area, and your boys will have the opportunity to get coached up by some of the best high school lacrosse coaches in our immediate area.  Brotherhood Lacrosse Camp will provide a safe, fun and competitive environment for lacrosse players of all ages and varying skill levels. We focus on basics to build lacrosse skills and IQ through individual training, positional work and live game play along with daily competitions and giveaways. Players of all ages will have the opportunity to increase their skill levels, and have FUN while learning the sport of lacrosse. Campers would need full equipment: Helmet, Stick, Gloves, Arm Pads and Chest Protector. Cleats or sneakers work as well.  Bring a snack and water.
Grades: Grades 3 - 8
Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Cost: $260
Days of the Week: Monday - Friday
Dates: July 25 - 29
Location: Glen Rock High School

Girl's Summer Lacrosse:
 
The Glen Rock Girls' Varsity Lacrosse Clinics will be run by head coach Kyle McCourt, along with other Glen Rock High School players and coaches affiliated with the program. Players will learn and practice the fundamentals/tactics of girls’ lacrosse.  Numerous skills and strategies of the sport will be learned based on the appropriate age groups, as well as fun activities for enjoyment/team building.  The clinics will be available for girls going into grades 2-5 and grades 6-9.  Players should come equipped with their own girls’ lacrosse stick, goggles, mouthpiece and water/sports drink.

Grades: 2-5 & 6-9
Cost: $150 (Grades 2 - 5), $150 (Grades 6 - 9)
Time: 2 - 5 (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM) and 6 - 9 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Days of the Week: Monday - Friday
Dates: July 11 - 15
Location: Glen Rock High School

Rock Track and Field Camp: The camp is directed by Stacie Gallo. This program incorporates age appropriate activities including warm ups/ cool downs, yoga and stretching, training for races, relay events, and field events including throwing, jumping and hurdling led by high school coaches and athletes that will use their experience and knowledge to educate campers. Campers must bring sneakers, water, sunblock, and a snack.

Grades: Grades 1 - 8
Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost: $190 for one week, $330 for 2 weeks, Call GRCS for sibling discount
Days of the week: Monday - Thursday (Friday rain date)
Session 1: July 18 - 21
Session 2: August 1 - 4
Location:
Glen Rock High School

Football Camp: The camp is run under the direction of GRHS head football coach Jim Kurz, who is also assisted by other high school football coaches and current GRHS football players. The camp is designed for both experienced and inexperienced players and it will teach each player the fundamentals and techniques of the game. Campers will receive on-field instruction and practice specific skills and drills that will help them succeed at their positions. This program is “non-contact” without pads. 

Grades: 2 - 9
Cost: $175
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Day of the Week: Mondays
Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27
Location: Glen Rock High School

Rock Softball Camp:
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oach Kelly Dowell along with GRHS softball coaches and varsity softball players, brings many years of teaching skill development and fundamentals. The camp includes Video Analysis, the ultimate technique in performance feedback for hitting and fielding. Campers should come prepared to play hard, learn a lot and have fun! Equipment needed includes: sneakers or cleats, mitt, batting gloves and bat (optional), batting helmet, lunch, water bottle and sunblock. 

Grades: 3 - 9 Girls
Cost: $265
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Days of the week: Monday - Thursday (Friday rain date)
Dates: June 27 - June 30
Location: Coleman

Volleyball Camp: This program is for players who are looking for a strong foundation in their skill development, and is designed specifically to stress proper fundamentals and techniques. Through this period of concentrated skill training, participants will see major improvements in their overall individual performances. Athletes will be grouped according to skill level. Bob Bertucci Volleyball Camps.

Grades: 6 - 12 Girls
Cost: $315
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Days of the week: Monday - Thursday
Dates: July 11 - July 15
Location: Glen Rock Middle School

Rock Sports Camp
Under the direction of Jim Kurz, head football coach for Glen Rock High School and veteran camp director, Rock Sports Camp introduces young players to a variety of sports including football, soccer, basketball, hockey, volleyball and lacrosse. Games include dodgeball, kickball, Steal-the-Bacon, Soldiers and Medics, Dungeon, and more. The staff is made up of primarily experienced physical education teachers, coaches and current and former Glen Rock star athletes. The camp provides a balance of cooperative activities and individual skill development. Campers enjoy a caring, supportive and fun environment where each child receives recognition for his/her contributions.

Grades: 1 - 5 & 6 - 8
Cost: $185/week 1, $150/week 2, $320/two week combo
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Dates: June 27 - July 1 and July 5 - 8
Location: Glen Rock Middle and High School

Rock Tennis Clinic: 
Join Varsity Tennis coach Bonnie Zimmermann and some talented players to learn and practice your tennis skills.  All levels are welcome to practice strokes and play games that will be fun and challenging.  Campers should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a refillable water bottle and snacks.  Tennis is a fun lifetime sports so let’s get started.

Grades: 6 - 9 
Cost: $215
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Days of the week: Monday - Thursday (Friday rain date)
Session 1: July 11 - 14
Session 2: July 18 - 21
Location: Glen Rock HS Tennis Courts

FASHION DESIGN/SEWING CAMP

sewing
Fashion Design and Sewing camp will have campers learning to sew and for those who know how to sew, they will be expanding their craft. Vivian Burns teaches classes in Glen Rock and surrounding communities. Campers will learn how to use a real sewing machine and create fabulous and fun projects starting with patch pillows, tote bags, etc. and over the course of just one week develop skills to create simple dresses, etc.. This camp will give campers the confidence to sew on a real sewing machine as well as understand and perform basic construction techniques. Bring your own machine or machines are provided. All fabric is included.
Grades: 3 - 7 
Cost per Session: $285
Session 1: 9 AM - 12 PM
Session 2: 1 PM - 4 PM
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: July 18-22
Location: Glen Rock High School

JEWELRY MAKING CAMP
jewelry making

In this camp, students will learn how to use real jewelry findings and professional tools to create unique bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. There is no limit to what can be created! All supplies are included.

Grades: 3 - 7 
Cost: $225
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: June 27 - July 1
Location: Glen Rock High School


SCIENCE CAMPS

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STEM CAMP

The camp is led by the direction of Glen Rock certified teacher, Heather McDermott and certified teachers. Curriculum is grade specific, so returning campers will have a brand new experience! Join us for an action packed morning of STEM exploration through hands on investigations, challenges, problem solving and collaborative learning.  Put on your thinking cap and get ready for your next challenge! Please bring a nut free snack.

Grades 1 & 2
Grades 3 & 4
Grades 5 & 6

STEM Camp Hours: 8:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Cost per week $335
Days: Monday - Friday
Week 1: Plants & Animals July 11 - 15
Week 2: Motion & Energy July 18 - 22
Week 3: Environment & Changes July 25 - 29
Location: Glen Rock High School
 

MATH ENRICHMENT CAMP

This course introduces students to middle school math (Pre-Algebra) and helps to provide a smooth transition. This is a good way to get a math "tune-up" for September’s challenges! Topics include word problems, ratios, decimal arithmetic, scale drawings measuring circles, angles, triangles and prisms, these are just some of the topics that will be covered. All sessions taught in small group classes by Kaitlyn Schamber who teaches Math in the middle school.

Grades: 6 - 7 
Cost: $225
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Session 1
Session 2
July 25 - 29
August 1 - 5
Location:
Glen Rock High School

AUTHOR WRITING CAMP

Students will be inspired by their favorite authors and illustrators and work collaboratively with their classmates to develop their own independent writing projects. They will have a choice of a variety of genres and have the opportunity to take their work through the writing process. The week will end by celebrating their progress and sharing their writing and illustrations.
Led by Rebecca Johnson, teacher in Glen Rock, certified in Elementary Education.

Grades: 2 - 3 
Cost: $195
Time: 9:30 AM - 12 PM
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 15 -19
Location: Central School

WOODWORKING CAMP

woodwork camp

New to camp this year is Woodworking Camp. Come join us this summer and have fun learning the basics of woodworking. Every day campers will start off by learning woodworking safety. They will also learn about the tools that are used and how the projects of the day are put together.  Campers will be doing light sanding with sandpaper, gluing and painting to make fun and exciting projects to bring home each day. Some projects will include a birdhouse, wooden games, animal figures, and much more. Campers may bring a snack and a drink.

Grades: 1 - 5
Cost: $275
Session 1: 9 AM - 12 PM
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: July 18 - 22
Location: TBD

MIDDLE SCHOOL SKILLS

Middle School Success: The transition from elementary to middle school can be a daunting one. As September approaches, some students may feel the need for a refresher in a small group setting. This course offers a review of topics including: binder management, helpful homework tips and time management - reinforcing great strategies that will last a lifetime and intended for students entering Grade 6. The instructor is Anthony Cece, GRMS teacher since 2001 with significant experience in learning strategies and study skills.

Grade: 6
Cost: $135
Time: Session 1 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 8 - 12
Location: GR Middle School

Study Skills Essentials: 
Successful middle school students require a strong foundation in executive functioning skills.  Study Skills Essentials provides students with the necessary tools that are imperative for success in middle school and beyond. Topics include organizational skills, time management, test taking skills, following directions and long-term planning.  In addition to acquiring these essential skills, students will learn valuable tips to maintain them throughout their educational careers. The instructor is Anthony Cece, a GRMS teacher since 2001 with significant experience in learning strategies and study skills.

Grades: 5 - 8
Cost: $135
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 8 - 12
Location: GR Middle School

MUSIC LESSONS

music lessons

Summer is a great time to improve at your instrument or learn how to play something new. Private music lessons offer comprehensive one-on-one music instruction in beginner to intermediate woodwinds, brass, strings, piano, percussion and guitar. 

Instructor: Mohan Music School

Grades: 1 - 12
Cost: Varies
Time: Varies and will be set up with Teacher
Instruction: 30 minute private lesson once a week for 6 weeks
Dates Available: At Signup
Location: Hamilton
              
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