Summer 2012 Schedule and Curriculum
Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 3:00pm
(Extended day services available.)
9:00 - 9:15: Welcome Circle & Morning Snack
9:15 - 10:00: O.N.E. Time (yoga, focusing activity, overview of the days activities)
10:00 - 12:00: Field Trips, Presentations & Guests
12:00 - 12:45: Lunch
12:45 - 1:00: Check-In
1:00 - 2:30: Activity & Exploration
2:30 - 3:00: Afternoon Snack & Closing Time
(No Camp from July 2 - 15)
Week 1: June 18 - 22
Grow Your Grocery Store
You can be a farmer too! Discover how with a little space, recycled materials, and time, you can grow fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs for your family.
We will explore: harvesting, composting, neighborhood backyards, exploring dirt and worms, seed identification and planting, creating plant containers and step stones, backyard feast
Week 2: June 25 - 29
Have you ever looked at a plant or animal and wondered- what is that? We'll explore the wildlife in our neighborhood and investigate how various species came to be here.
We will explore: identifying neighborhood plants, birds, insects, and animals, native/non-native species, pollinators- journey of the bee, nature sketch book, beach clean-up, potluck picnic
Week 4: July 16 - 20
O.N.E. with Food
Just because food is "fast" it doesn't have to be "junk." Learn about "new" fast food (whole foods) and discover how who we are is from what we eat.
We will explore: the story of our food (from sources, ingredients, packaging), old vs. new fast food, rolling in dough (play dough and salt dough creations), taste and smell experiments: fresh and local vs. processed and shipped, field trip to Other Avenues, new fast food feast
Week 5: July 23 - 27
Did you know that the Richmind District of San Francisco was originally referred to as "the Great Sand Wasteland?" Let's explore the impact of our decisions in the transformation of a natural landscape.
We will explore: where was the "Sand Wasteland?", layers of our landscape, Balboa Theatre then and now, exploring the Sutro Park and ruins, local art and artists along Balboa, trip to Camera Obscura, flip books, movie matinee
Week 6: July 30 - August 3
Our O.N.E. Story
Nature has a story and we have a voice. Learn to nurture and share our experiences through the art of storytelling.
We will explore: same story/different language, library trip, finding our own story through nature, expressing our own story through song, dance, art, or spoken word, sharing "Our O.N.E. Story"