Urban Prairie Waldorf School

2014 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 6 both inside and outside the Urban Prairie community. Camps will be held at the school which is located at 1220 W. Lexington St., and children will play outside each day in neighborhood parks.  All camps will begin at 8:30am.  Before-care is available at 8am.  You may either choose a half or full day option.  Half day pick-up will be at 12:30.  Full day pick-up is at 3pm, and there is after-care available until 6pm.


  • One week whole days: $300
  • One week half days: $200
  • Before and aftercare: $8/hour
  • A 10% discount will be applied when enrolling in more than one week of camp.


Camp Schedule:

8:00 – 8:30am Before care
8:30 – 9:30am Welcome Circle Time / Nature Walk / Recess / Snack
9:30 – 11:30am Special Weekly Subject
11:30am – 12:30pm Lunch and Recess (End half day)
12:30 – 1:20pm Math Games and Arts / Crafts
1:30 – 2:40pm Outdoor / Games
2:45pm Story Time
3:00pm Pick up
3:00 – 6:00pm After care

Week 1:  June 9 – 13 ~ Mandarin

Join in celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival, the most important Chinese festival of the summer. Our Mandarin instructor, Ms. Ding offers a fully immersive mandarin camp with Chinese culture, songs, games, fun and creative activities related to the festival, such as modeling, cooking, story telling and performing.  No previous language experience is necessary.


Week 2:  June 16 – 20 ~ Spanish

Ms. Hidalgo will lead the students in a fun, immersive exploration of the Spanish language.  Campers will practice speaking and writing skills and learn songs and games.  No previous language experience is necessary.


Week 3:  June 23 – 27 ~ Bookmaking

Take journaling to a whole new level!  Each camper will cut, paste and sew their own book with Ms. Leidy and Ms. Ingold.  Students will make their own book covers and pick out the types of pages to fill their book. When they are finished assembling, they can fill it with their own new creations and stories!


Week 4:  June 30 – July 2 (Thursday & Friday off) ~ Celebrate America

Celebrate our nation’s birthday with American-inspired crafts and music.


Week 5:  July 7 – 11 ~ Music
Week 6:  July 14 – 18 ~ Music

Summer music classes will feature a fun variety of singing, rhythm exercises, instrument making, an introduction to percussion and other enjoyable music activities. Working with string instruments is optional for those who are interested. At the end of each week, the children will have the oppotunity to perform what they have learned in a concert.


Week 7:  July 21 – 25 ~ Theater

Inspire your young actor with a week of Theater Camp!   Students in grades 3 – 6 will learn about improv and how to portray emotions with Ms. Leidy through dramatic play and skits.  Younger campers will make puppets based on fairy tales. All students will give performances the last day of camp.


Week 8:  July 28 – August 1 ~ Circus
Week 9:  August 4 – 8 ~ Circus

Students learn tumbling, juggling and other basic circus arts in what is usually our most popular camp of the summer.  Of course it wouldn’t be complete without a camper circus finale!