For students entering grades 1-5
Offers a variety of activities including arts and crafts, music and singing, sports, and many other group-based learning and enrichment activities. This camp takes place on the BASIS Independent McLean campus and features some exciting field trips to theme related destinations. Our 6-week camp is divided into themes. During each individual session, all activities and projects are connected to the overall theme. Students can enroll for an entire theme or any individual week within the theme. Students can also enroll for multiple themes or even the entire summer!
Theme One 6/26-6/30: Culinary Institute of BASIS
Join the BASIS culinary team as we learn kitchen safety while preparing healthy, age-appropriate recipes. We’ll explore food and cooking through hands-on creations, food art, and STEM activities. Campers will also plant their own BASIS pizza garden.
Theme Two 7/5-7/14: DC Experience
Is there a better way to celebrate our country’s independence than exploring DC as a true tourist? From the Washington Monument to the Capitol Building, campers will be ready and willing to share fun facts about their nation’s capital! Campers will explore the history of our country, visit local museums, design their own monument and more during this two week camp. (Students may enroll for one or both weeks)
Theme Three 7/17-7/21: Land Before Time
Travel back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth during this week long camp. Campers will learn to do the Dino Stomp, create and hatch dinosaur eggs and go on a fossil hunt. During this camp we’ll also explore fossils and life in the ocean.
Theme Four 7/24-8/04: BASIS Independent Spy School
We’re looking for secret agents to join the BIA (BASIS Intelligence Agency)! Sharpen your detective skills while learning to use the tools of the trade. Use your detective skills to solve secret messages, examine a crime scene, and get yourself and your detective friends out of our very own escape room. (Students may enroll for one or both weeks)
July 31-August 4
Full Day: 9:00-4:00 PM
Full Day $495 per week