Summer Place - Week 2 (Grades 5-8)
Day Camp for ages 8 - 13 (entering grades 3 - 8). Children choose Activity Block classes for full day or half day enrichment. Classes run one week at a time from June 29 - July 31.

This week's theme is
Summer Place
7/8/2024 9:00 AM - 7/12/2024 4:00 PM
Grades 5th - 8th
This session has openings
Registration will end on 7/4/2024 at 12:00 PM.
3D Art
Use your imagination to create 3-dimensional objects with various materials.
All Things Disney
We’ll dive into the history of Disney, watch some Disney movies, create Disney crafts, and more of all things Disney!
This class offers exciting ways to take ordinary materials and make something extraordinary. If you love to create and learn about art, this class is the right one for you. Join the fun for each new and exciting week of learning with new materials, ideas, and techniques.
Athletic Camp (Tennis Camp, Grades 5-8) Register separately.
This is for children registering for both Summer Place and Summer Tennis Athletic Camp, grades 4-8 (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Blocks 1 and 2). You must register for Summer Athletic Camps separately.
Bistro Kids
(Double-block class) Learn how to cook like a chef! Prepare and cook your own lunch (and lunch for the counselors) including dessert.
Build This
Get ready to Build This! Each day you'll be presented with a picture or idea of what you need to build, along with a variety of materials to take on the challenge.
Camper's Day Out
(Double-block class) A fun off-campus outing with different destinations each week. (Schedules are subject to change.) Weeks 1 and 4: Manlius Library & Ice Cream, Zoo, Movies, Bowling, Webster Pond Weeks 2 and 5: Butternut Creek, Miniature Golf, Clark Reservation, Big Don's, Chittenango Falls Weeks 3 and 6: Green Lakes, Zoo, Sky Zone, Bowling, Butternut Creek
Just like the Food Network cooking show, participants will be able to stump our chef instructors with secret ingredients and have the opportunity to assist in the creation of a one-of-a-kind dish.
Daily Paper: Summer Place Times
Campers create the Daily Paper with basic journalism skills including interviewing, editing and layout. The paper is distributed daily during lunch time.
DIY Room Design
Using simple materials, you will crate cool items for your room.
Enrichment Course (Spanish Immersion) Register Separately
Our camp offers a unique and interactive experience that combines language learning with culture, songs, play, and crafts. The days are divided into two themes: Musical Language Exploration: Dive into the rhythmic world of Spanish through engaging songs and music; Crafty Language Creations: Unleash your child's creativity with hands-on crafts that bring language learning to life. Taught by MPH World Language Department Chair and French and Spanish Teacher Karin Trouyet.
Fairy Doors and Garden Gnomes
Using supplies from nature, create your own fairy door and Garden Gnome
Flag Football
Are you ready to rumble??? Let's play some Flag Football! (Don Ridall Bowl takes place on Week 6 only.)
Gratitude Workshop
You'll decide as a group what local charity to benefit and work on a fundraising goal.
No Bake Dessert Art- Create and Decorate
Can you make a spider out of Oreo? A Minion out of Twinkies? Campers will take dessert food and create and decorate to make fun creations.
Outdoor Games
Play a variety of fun outdoor games including croquet, lawn darts, paddle and pickle ball, bocce ball, Can Jam, horseshoes and more!
Parks & Places
We’ll go off campus to different destinations daily to discover what’s around Syracuse, both indoor and outdoor. Destinations include the Everson Art Museum, area playgrounds, and other fun (and educational) places!
Learn basic photography to create photos for the camp photo wall.
Recommended for campers taking Photography, you will learn the basics of Photoshop and have fun customizing photos to add to our camp Photo Wall.
Create a pinata with paper mache, wire, and mod podge.
Enjoy this highly popular recreational and competitive sport as you learn how to play table tennis correctly.
Have fun trading cards, and learning and playing the game. Water type, fire type - this class is for every type!
Sports Combination
Sports Combination
Play basketball, soccer, team handball, and more.
STOMP at Summer Place
Use everyday items to create different beats and put on a show at the end of the week. Shows are amazing!
String Art
Check out this hands-on activity! Learn how to create a beautiful personalized piece of art by hammering nails into a wooden pallet and threading string through and around each nail to make a colorful outline.
Summer Camp Swifties
Summer Place's Got Talent
Just like America's Got Talent, so does Summer Place - and we want to see yours! What's your talent?
Summer Science
From nature activities to fun experiments, get ready to see how cool science can be.
Survivor at Summer Place
Get ready castaways! Forming tribes, you'll work together with your teammates to complete the daily challenges.
The Amazing Summer Place Race
You'll learn teamwork as we create teams to compete in the race using challenges, roadblocks, and detours around campus. Get ready for the big race!
Treasure Hunt
The ultimate treasure hunt. Each day’s adventure will lead to a final Grand Hunt at the end of the week.
Summer Extended Hours - Morning
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.+ $40.00
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.+ $20.00
Summer Extended Hours - Afternoon
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.+ $20.00
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.+ $40.00
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.+ $60.00
1 Academic or Enrichment/Summer Place Combo
This discount applies to those taking one Enrichment class (French or Spanish) in addition to full day camp this week.
2 Athletic Camps or Tennis Camp/Summer Place Combo
This discount applies to those registering for two blocks of athletic camps from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. in Basketball Camp and Soccer Camp (1.5 hours each) or Tennis Camp (3 hours) in addition to choosing a full day of summer camp this week.