Summer Place - Week 5 (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
7/29/2024 9:00 AM - 8/2/2024 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grades 5th - 8th
This session has openings
Registration will end on 7/25/2024 at 12:00 PM.
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.
Baking Goodies
Cookies, brownies, cakes and pies!
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.
Board Games
Play some of your old time favorite, or the newest, board games.
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
Carnival Crew
This class will create and design the games for the carnival during Carnival Week for all MPH campers to enjoy.
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.
Gone Fishing
(Double-block class) Learn how to bait a hook, cast, and fish with a bobber. A fishing pole is required. Fishing is done off campus.
Jeff's Circus Party
Join Jeff the Magic Man for fun & exciting circus activities. Learn magic, balloon twisting, juggling, miming, clowning, caricature drawing, and more! Campers will get a take home kit each day to perform their own circus show for friends and family.
Jewelry for P.E.A.C.E.
Create cool jewelry to raise money for P.E.A.C.E. and its local community centers. You'll display and sell your pieces to other campers and staff as a fundraiser.
Make This ! (Grades 5th-8th)
Get ready to Make This! From popcorn balls to slushies to homemade playdough, we’ll have fun making it!
Nail & Hair Design
Learn how to design nails, create cool hair designs, and more.
Off-Broadway - On-Summer Place!
(Double-block class) Campers will work together to create a theatrical performance that they will perform for fellow campers at the end of the week. Students will learn about stage presence, positioning, and performance, all while enjoying creating the show. No previous acting experience is needed!
Off-Broadway - Stagehand and Design
(Double-block class) In this class, you'll create the set and make the entire production come alive! Show is at the end of the week.
Outdoor Games
Play a variety of fun outdoor games including croquet, lawn darts, paddle and pickle ball, bocce ball, Can Jam, horseshoes and more!
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!
Quilling Art
Quilling is the art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped and glues together to create decorative designs.
Learn and play the international game of Rugby in a friendly, non-contact environment. Campers will learn the basic skills and rules of Rugby.
Screen Printing
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!
Summer Camp Swifties
Summer Science
From nature activities to fun experiments, get ready to see how cool science can be.
Treasure Hunt
The ultimate treasure hunt. Each day’s adventure will lead to a final Grand Hunt at the end of the week.
Ultimate Kickball
Play a different style of kickball each day - Longball, Matball, Six Base, Survivor, and more!
Upcycled Fashion Runway
We'll go shopping at the local thrift store and choose items to upcycle, turning them into cool pieces of clothing that you'll want to wear. You'll show them off on the runway 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