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6-Week Day Camp * Summer Scholars Camps *  Athletics Camps

Park Summer Camps are back for the Summer of 2021! 

Campers ages 3-14 can safely explore our 34-acre campus, learn from our dedicated faculty and counselors, make new friends, and have tons of fun.

 

Sessions at a glance

Learn about our full summer of camp offerings below.

six-week Summer Day Camp offers six weeks of amazing fun on our incredible 34-acre campus. Campers will a wide variety of outdoor and indoor activities, both educational and recreational. Activities are coordinated around theme weeks that enrich our campers' experiences and create special, fun-filled memories.
Our Summer Day Camp provides your children with a safe community to try new things, be an individual, and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air while exploring the outdoors. Families can select any combination of weeks or all six!
Questions about Summer Day Camp? Contact parkcamp@theparkschool.org or 716.839.1243 x133.

SUMMER DAY CAMP:

$375 per camper per week (multi-week discount available)

Six separate one-week sessions running July 5 - August 13

athletics camps gives campers the chance to learn techniques and grow their game with the help of talented, supportive coaches preparing them for a new season. Athletes will learn new skills and improve existing ones, all while enjoying fun drills and friendly competition with their peers. 

BOYS SOCCER CAMP

$300 per camper per week

August 23-27

BOYS BASKETBALL CAMP

$300 per camper

August 16-20

Summer Scholars Experience offers three separate weeks of programming and will immerse campers in the hands-on, experiential learning that is such an important part of Park’s academic program. Learn a new skill, let your creativity blossom, and have lots of fun each week. Choose one week, two weeks, or all three! Scroll down for program offerings.
Questions about Summer Scholars or Athletic Camps? Contact kwartinger@theparkschool.org or 716.839.1243 x117.

SUMMER SCHOLARS

$300 per camper per week

June 28 - July 2 * August 16 - 20 * August 23 - 27

SUMMER SCHOLARS AND ATHLETICS CAMPS Session descriptions

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ART ADVENTURES

(AGES 7-12)

A little bit of creativity goes a long way!  Students interested in drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, earth art, and creative crafts, come explore and experiment, and see your ideas come alive!

June 28-July 2
August 16-20
August 23-27
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BOYS BASKETBALL

(AGES 10-14)

Enhance your game! Athletes will perfect their game with the help of expert coaches, preparing them for the basketball season that awaits. They will learn new skills and improve existing ones through a variety of skills, drills and conditioning exercises. 

August 16-20
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FUN & FITNESS

(AGES 4-7)

Campers will have non-stop fun as they stay active all week and learn about many different ways to stay fit! Games, sports, and fun competitions will keep our young campers busy all day. They will make new friends and learn team building skills that they will use throughout their lives! 

June 28-July 2
August 16-20
August 23-27
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STORYTELLERS CAMP

(AGES 12-18)

Learn the art of storytelling as we take one week to write and craft our own short stories. Build vibrant characters, explore twisted plot turns and get inspired by all the beauty that surrounds us on these 34 acres. By the end of the week we will put together a collection of stories that you can read the rest of the summer and beyond! 

June 28 - July 2
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BOYS SOCCER 

(AGES 10-14)

Kick off the soccer season ! Players will learn soccer fundamentals from caring and experienced coaches from the Daemen College soccer program. They will learn new techniques and refine existing skills through fun drills. Players should bring cleats, shin guards, and a soccer ball.  

August 23-27
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MESSY, SLOPPY ART (AGES 4-6)

Campers will spend the day creating individual art pieces using techniques and media that are messy, sloppy and fun, but sure to produce great results. Part of the day will be playing games with indoor/outdoor free play. Swimming and lunch will complete a full camp experience. 

August 16-20
August 23-27
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ARCHAEOLOGY CAMP

(AGES 10-14)

Spend the week with a professionally trained archeologist! Dr. Anderson is currently involved in an ongoing project excavating medieval castles and villages in Ireland. This week scholars will get the chance to learn about archeology and even get to work on some digs on campus!

August 16-20
August 23-27
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MATH IN NATURE

(AGES 12-14)

What is the dimension of a leaf? How can we describe trees, clouds, and summer itself, mathematically? If you would like to learn how to become a mathematical poet, then this short course is for you! We welcome young minds to explore the Park campus and create math journals describing what we find along the way!

August 23 - 27
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ALL STAR SPORTS

(AGES 7-9)

Be an “All Star” this week of sports exploration! Have fun in a variety of games including soccer, baseball, and tennis, as well as playground games
such as four square and kick ball. Enjoy a swim in the pool each day to round off this winning week of fun!

August 16-20
August 23-27
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GIRLS SOCCER 

(AGES 10-14)

Kick off the soccer season! Players will learn soccer fundamentals from caring and experienced coaches from the Daemen College soccer program. They will learn new techniques and refine existing skills through fun drills. Players should bring cleats, shin guards, and a soccer ball.  

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GIRLS BASKETBALL 

(AGES 10-14)

Enhance your game! Athletes will perfect their game with the help of expert coaches, preparing them for the basketball season that awaits. They will learn new skills and improve existing ones through a variety of skills, drills and conditioning exercises. 

August 23-27
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GARDENING CAMP

(AGES 8-10)

If you love the outdoors, plants, and crafts, then Gardening Camp is for you! Campers will learn how to plant a variety of veggies, herbs, and/or flowers on Park's campus. Campers will also make and plant their own small garden to take home at the end of the week. Campers will have opportunities to create many decorations to use in their own gardens. Gardening Camp is a place to learn, have fun and get messy! 

June 28 - July 2
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FASHION DESIGN AND SEWING CAMP

(AGES 8-12)

Our one-of-a-kind camp teaches students how to sew, design and style their own garments and accessories in one week. The best part is . . . camp ends with a Fashion Runway Show for parents and friends!  Please bring to camp: 2 +1 yards of your favorite fabric  (we recommend cotton woven prints (calico) that have been prewashed in cold water), and a clean white tee to be redesigned.

June 28 - July 2
August 23 - 27
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SUNRISE ECOLOGY NATURE CAMP

Experienced naturalist Mr. Scott Lembitz will lead campers on a week of non-stop outdoor adventures. Campers will explore Park's 34-acre campus and other locations around Western New York to discover and learn about wildlife and plants while having tons of fun. ***Please note, campers must bring their own lunch daily, as the group will not be back at Park for lunch service. $400/week per camper.

June 28 - July 2 (ages 11-14)
August 16 - 20 (ages 8-10)
 
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AMERICAN GIRL DOLL FASHION DESIGN CAMP

(AGES 8-12)

In our American Girl Doll Fashion Design Camp, we will sketch out some ideas for 18” doll clothes on pattern templates and sew a cool custom garment for you and your doll from the pattern drawings. There will be a nice variety of fabrics and trims so that each student can customize their projects. Please bring to camp: your 18” doll and 2 + 1 yards of your favorite fabric. We recommend cotton woven prints (calico) that have been
prewashed in cold water.

August 16 - 20
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COLLEGE ESSAY CAMP

Get a head start on the college application process by registering for the College Essay Camp! Students registered for the week-long camp will work closely with Park faculty member Charles Hartney to learn about the application process in general and draft and revise the personal essay and other written components of the application. Reduce senior-year stress by producing a finished personal essay before the school year even begins! 


August 23 - 26 (for rising 12th graders only)

*Please note: This camp runs Monday through Thursday, 9am-3pm.
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INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC CAMP

(AGES 8-14)

Come have fun making music, friends, and great memories! The instrumental musical camp will focus on woodwinds, brass, and percussion and will provide campers with one-on-one lessons as well as ensemble rehearsals throughout the week. Campers will also have a swim period mixed in every day. If a student signs up for multiple weeks we will continue to build off of the previous week in their one on one sessions. Campers can be experienced musicians or brand new as no prior experience with an instrument is necessary!


June 28 - July 2
August 23 - 27
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DESIGN IT! BUILD IT!
AGES 10-13

"Design It! Build It!" campers will complete multiple projects while going through the engineering process of design, build, test, and redesign.  For each project campers will develop a design based on specific constraints, build a physical model of their design, test their physical model to determine how well it works, and then tweak or overhaul their original design to go through the process again.  Potential projects for this camp include air-powered paper rockets, PVC pipe bottle launchers, foam pipe roller coasters, balsa wood bridges, and PVC pipe trebuchets. 


August 16 - 20
August 23 - 27 
 
 
 
 

general INFORMATION about Park CAMPS

When can I register?

Registrations for our SIX WEEK DAY CAMP, SUMMER SCHOLARS CAMPS, and ATHLETICS CAMPS are now open! Click on the registration button above or HERE to start your registration. 

What session can my child attend?

The grade your child is entering NEXT school year (2021-2022) will tell you which sessions they are eligible for.  Each session has the grades listed beside the title.

What time are camps each day?

Regular hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm. An early drop-off option is available beginning at 7:30am and the extended day option goes until 5:30pm (additional fees apply). 

Is lunch included?

On-campus camps provide a well-balanced, nutritious lunch every day. The menu is varied, and will be shared ahead of each week. Snacks are also included. 

What do we bring to camp?

All campers must bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and a mask to camp daily. Camper should wear comfortable clothes and sneakers/closed-toed shoes that are safe to walk/run in. Depending on weather, please also pack a raincoat or sweatshirt.

For soccer camp, all campers must also bring cleats, shin guards, and a soccer ball.

For basketball camp, all campers should bring a basketball.

Health & Safety Information

All Park School Camps will follow the COVID safety protocols as outlined in the School's Reopening Plan found HERE.

All campers must upload a copy of their immunization record into UltraCamp.

A nurse is on-site for our camps while they are in session.

Upon arrival each day, you will be asked COVID-19 screening questions AND your child's temperature will be taken.