Urban Prairie Waldorf School

2016 Summer Camps

Urban Prairie Waldorf School is pleased to offer a wide variety of week-long summer camps open to children entering grades 1 through 4, both inside and outside the Urban Prairie community. Camps will be held at  UPWS, located at 1220 W. Lexington St.

All camps will begin promptly at 8:30 am and we request that children arrive by 8:20 am.  Before-care is available at 8 am.  You may either choose a half or full day option.  You may also sign up for single drop-in days on a space available basis starting in May.  Half day pick-up will be at 11:45.  Full day pick-up is at 3:30 pm; there is after-care available until 5:00pm.

Pricing:

  • One week whole days: $330
  • One week half days: $220
  • Drop in half day: $60 (available for sign up beginning in May)
  • Drop in full day: $80
  • Before and aftercare: $13/hour

Camp Schedule:

8am- 8:30 – Before care
8:30- 10:00 Weekly themed camp 
10:00- 10:30 Snack outside
10:30- 11:30  Week themed camp 
11:30 pm- 12:30– Lunch, pick up for half day, story time
12:30-3:30pm– Daily afternoon activities
3:30-5:00pm – Aftercare

Daily Afternoon Activities

Mondays: UIC Bowling
Tuesdays: Sheridan Park, The Roosevelt Branch Chicago Public Library (1101 W Taylor Street), Carm’s Italian Ice and Miller Park
Wednesdays: Walk to Fosco Park and Indoor Pool (1312 S Racine)  until 3pm
Thursdays: Take bus 12 to 12th street beach (1200 S Linn White Dr. )
Fridays: Walk to Brooklyn Boulders for rock climbing (100 South Morgan Street) and Mary Bartelme Park
 

Whole Day and Whole Week Campers

All campers staying for the whole day are required to bring a sack lunch including a water bottle, morning and afternoon snack; as well as proper attire for each afternoon activity. Please bring a change of clothes, sunscreen, towel and water play clothing Monday to leave at school all week.

 

UPWS Allergy Policy

The following food items are not permitted school wide, so that we can minimize the risk of life threatening allergic reactions. Please note that the list below is based on the latest information regarding dangerous allergens in our student body:
1) Eggs, in pure form (e.g., boiled, scrambled, raw)
2) Peanuts in any form including oil and flour forms.
3) Tree nuts, in any form. (Includes almonds, cashews, pecans, pistachios, walnuts, hazelnuts, brazil nuts, macadamia, pralines, pesto, nut butters, marzipan, gianduja, Nutella)

Please note also, that the following ingredients ARE ALLOWED at school and in all classrooms: Sesame, Coconuts, and baked goods with egg in the batter.

All campers staying for the whole day are required to bring a sack lunch including a water bottle, morning and afternoon snack; as well as proper attire for each afternoon activity. Please bring a change of clothes, sunscreen, towel and water play clothing Monday to leave at school all week.

Week 1:  June 20 – 25 ~ Archery 

Week 2:  June 28 – July 1 ~ Mandarin

Week 3:  Wednesday- Friday, July 6-8 ~Cooking

Week 4:  July 11-15 ~Capoeira

 Week 5:  July 18-22 ~ Handwork  and Painting

Week 6:  July 25 – 29 ~ Parkour

Week 7:  August 1 – 5 ~Movement (Olympics)

Week 8: August 8-12 ~ Spanish Theater and Fairy Houses