The Independent Day School
IDS Plus/Summer Camp

Summer Day Camp Dates 2019

June 24 - August 9 (7 weeks)
Week 1:  June 24 - June 28
Week 2:  July 1 - July 5 (No camp July 4)
Week 3:  July 8 - July 12
Week 4:  July 15 - July 19
Week 5:  July 22 - July 26
Week 6:  July 29 - August 2
Week 7:  August 5 - August 9

Summer Academy Program

1st - 8th Grade

SUMMER ACADEMY

FULL DAY Program
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1st – 8th Grade
 
 WEEK          
DATES
 THEME
 Week 1
 June 24 - June 28
 Soarin' Into Summer!
 Week 2
 July 1 - July 5 (no camp July 4)
 Red, White and Blue Bash
 Week 3
 July 8 - July 12
 Ooey, Gooey Scientists
 Week 4
 July 15 - July 19
 Ocean's Alive!
 Week 5
 July 22 - July 26
 Amazing Race / Scavenger Hunt
 Week 6
 July 29 - August 2
 Beat the Heat - Water Week
 Week 7
 August 5 - August 9
 Treasure Island / Shipwrecked!

 

FULL DAY Summer Camp Fees:

Please note that there is one-time non-refundable registration fee of $10.00 per child.
Weeks 1, 3-7: $235/wk
Week 2: July 1 – July 5 (NO Camp July 4): $188/wk  
Extended Day AM (7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.): $50/wk
Extended Day PM (4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.): $50/wk
Extended Day BOTH: $75/wk  

**ANNOUNCEMENT**
We have added weekly (optional) field trips for rising 6th - 8th graders during the summer who are registered for the IDS Summer Day Camp. Seats are limited to 14 campers per trip and registration in on a first come, first serve basis. Please see below under "IDS Summer Camp Field Trips" for more information and to register. 
 
DISCOUNTS:
5% Early Bird Discount: Expires Monday, April 1
10% Sibling Discount: Expires, Monday, April 1 (The discount applies to the lower-cost registration(s).

(Discounts do NOT apply to the Extended Day programs)

 
For more information about the Summer Day Camp, sample daily schedules, policies and procedures please review the Family Information Packet (see below under Summer Camp Forms) for more details.

IDS Summer Day Camp Field Trips

Open to rising 6th - 8th graders enrolled in the IDS Summer Day Camp
Click HERE to register!

WEEK

Day / Date

Destination

Depart

Return

Fee

WEEK 1

Tuesday, June 25th

Mystic Aquarium

10:00 AM

3:00 PM

$19.00

WEEK 1

Friday, June 28th

Laser Quest

12:00 PM

3:30 PM

$24.00

WEEK 2

Wednesday, July 3rd

Collinsville Canoe & Kayak

TBD

TBD

$33.00

WEEK 3

Tuesdays, July 9th

Talcott Mountain Science Center

TBD

TBD

$27.00

WEEK 3

Thursday, July 11th

Lake Compounce

10:00 AM

3:30 PM

$24.00

WEEK 4

Tuesday, July 16th

Silver Lanes Bowling

11:00 AM

3:00 PM

$12.00

WEEK 4

Wednesday, July 17th

Hartford Yard Goats

11:00 AM

3:30 PM

$10.00

WEEK 5

Tuesday, July 23rd

Farmington River Tubing

10:00 AM

3:30 PM

$27.00

WEEK 5

Friday, July 26th

Yale Peabody Natural Museum

11:00 AM

3:00 PM

$8.00

WEEK 6

Wednesday, July 31st

New Britian Bees

11:00 AM

3:00 PM

$11.00

WEEK 6

Friday, August 2nd

Brownstone Exploration Park

10:00 AM

3:30 PM

$32.00

WEEK 7

Tuesday, August 6th

Lyman’s Orchard – PYO

11:00 AM

2:00 PM

$14.00

WEEK 7

Thursday, August 8th

Champions Ice Skating

11:00 AM

2:30 PM

$12.00

* Field trips are only available to rising 6th - 8th graders who are enrolled in the IDS Summer Day Camp Program.

*All field trips are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment requirements are not met. There are maximum of 14 spots per field trip. In case of a cancellation, field trips fees will be refunded. 

Click HERE to register!

Young Explorers Half & Full Day Programs

Preschool - Kindergarten

*ALL NEW*

YOUNG EXPLORERS
HALF DAY Program
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Extended Day AM Care option available
Preschool - Kindergarten (for children who will turn 3 years old before 12/31/18 through entering Kindergarten; campers must be fully potty-trained)
 
 WEEK          
DATES
 THEME
 Week 1
 June 24 - June 28
 Ahoy Matey!
 Week 2
 July 1 - July 5 (no camp July 4)
 Parade of Stars / Fourth of July Fun!
 Week 3
 July 8 - July 12
 Outer Space is the Place
 Week 4
 July 15 - July 19
 Art Week! Messy Masterpieces
 Week 5
 July 22 - July 26
 Wonderful Wilderness
 Week 6
 July 29 - August 2
 Save the City - Superhero Week!
 Week 7
 August 5 - August 9
 Splish, Splash - Water Week

 
HALF DAY Summer Camp Fees:
Please note there is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $10.00 per child.
Week 1, 3-7: $125/wk
Week 2: July 1 – July 5 (NO Camp July 4): $100/wk
Extended Day AM (7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.): $50/wk
 
 
YOUNG EXPLORERS
FULL DAY Program
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Preschool - Kindergarten (for children who will turn 3 years old before 12/31/18 through entering Kindergarten; campers must be fully potty-trained)


Register now - one child     OR     Register now - two or more children

 
FULL DAY Summer Camp Fees:
Please note there is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $10.00 per child.
Week 1, 3-7: $235/wk
Week 2: July 1 – July 5 (NO Camp July 4): $188/wk  
Extended Day AM (7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.): $50/wk 
Extended Day PM (4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.): $50/wk
Extended Day BOTH: $75/wk
 
DISCOUNTS:
5% Early Bird Discount: Expires Monday, April 1st
10% Sibling Discount: Expires, Monday, April 1st (The discount applies to the lower-cost registration(s).
(Discounts do NOT apply to the Extended Day programs)

For more information about the Summer Day Camp, sample daily schedules, policies and procedures please review the Family Information Packet (see below under Summer Camp Forms) for more details.

Summer Camp Forms

The following forms are available for download for IDS Summer Day Camps:
 
Family Information PacketPlease note that the Summer Camp Registration Packet includes the Registration Form, Pick Up Permission Form as well as the Information Packet Verification Form. Please download the Family Information Packet and read through this information as it contains important information you will need to know for a safe, fun and organized camp experience.
Health Form  [required]
 
If your child has any medical needs, the following forms must be completed in addition to the required forms listed above. All files must be on file before the child is able to attend camp. These files will also be reviewed for compliance by our camp physician.

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