Summer Camp

Let the team at ASPIRA engage your child this summer!  Our summer program will run from June 14 – August 13, 2021, and is open to all students ages 5 through 13!  Our developmentally appropriate enrichment activities will focus on scientific inquiry, arts and crafts, and physical activity.  Having summer camp at our new High School location, 750 Otts Chapel Road, Newark DE , 19713, will allow us to provide an outdoor camp experience with the expansive field options.

 
Students from all schools are eligible to attend
  
IMPROVED PROGRAMS
Full Day Camp 
Camp Hours: 9am—4pm, Monday—Friday
Morning and Afternoon Session Available
AM Session 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
PM Session 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Extended Care: 7am—5:30pm upon request
Before Care 7am—8:30am 
After Care 4pm—5:30pm 
Breakfast and Lunch provided—FREE 
Breakfast (8:30-9:00am) and Lunch (12:00-12:30pm)
 
 
Please contact us at Aspira.SummerCamp@LAAA.k12.de.us with any questions. 
 
 
 

Week of June 14-18   Animals and their Habitats

Join the Delaware Museum of Natural History in a series of engaging, interactive programs that focus on animals, the environments that they live in, and how theyve adapted to live in and with their environments. Well look at local and global ecosystems and determine where and how humans can help these animals and the areas in which they live.

 

Week of June 21-25 - Soccer

Soccer week will be led by Urban Athletic Futbol Club (UAFC), a travel soccer organization here in Wilmington. Ty Booker and his team will teach campers the skills and fundamentals they need to succeed on the soccer field, as well as introduce soccer to young players the right way. Exercises and drills will focus on individual skills and team strategy.

 

Week of June 28-July 2 Mystery Playhouse Camp

It's no mystery kids love Drama Kids camps!  Campers this week will write, solve, and act up in great plays created, directed, and performed entirely by THEM! Intrigue and investigation are necessities for any mystery. Who? What? Where? When? Why? Campers will hone their observation and detection skills that will result in odd combinations they will develop into a mystery scene and perform for their fellow campers, stumping them ~leaving them clueless! Campers will bring the house down during their end of camp DKI Playhouse Presentation, performing a play their team creates. Want to know how the show ends? SO DO WE, but it's a mystery....    

 

Week of July 12-16  Experiments and Chemical Reactions

Join 4H with hands-on experiential learning by exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math concepts. This week we will focus on experiments and chemical reactions.  Dont miss this opportunity to explore fun and engaging activities designed to develop the following skillsets: mastery, creativity, problem-solving and design! 

 

Week of July 19-23  Robots and Visual/Graphic Arts

Join 4H with hands-on experiential learning by exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math concepts. This week we will focus on robots and visual/graphic arts.  Dont miss this opportunity to explore fun and engaging activities designed to develop the following skillsets: mastery, creativity, problem-solving and design! 

 

Week of July 26-30  Art Color Theory & Abstraction

The Delaware Contemporary helps students to explore color theory with Kandinsky using paint sticks, explore abstraction and color with Moe Brooker using mixed media, and explore water streamers and color banners.

 

Week of August 2-6 - Archery

This camp will cover the fundamentals of archery taught by Carol Protack from New Castle 100 Archers.  The archer will learn safety rules, basic shooting technique and about different types of bows.  Barebow style of instruction will be taught.  This is the simplest bow set up and the best way to start learning.  All equipment will be provided.

 

Week of August 9-13   Gross Science and Chemworks

Join our own Diana Magana from Las Américas ASPIRA Academy to shake up a flask of fun while being a junior chemist.  Campers will learn to mix, swirl and pour like a scientist!  Discover the gross and icky side of science, discovering how germs spread, find out what an owl eats by owl pellet dissection and experiment with gross hands on play.

  • Complete the following online form to request weeks of summer camp https://www.aspiraacademy.org/apps/form/form.LASASP.smFrGPh.wb
  • Submit completed 2021 SC Registration Form (found below) to Aspira.SummerCamp@laaa.k12.de.us or paper forms may be completed and turned in to either ASPIRA campus
    • 326 Ruthar Drive, Newark, DE 19711
    • 750 Otts Chapel Road, Newark, DE 19713
  • Submit current health appraisal (physical within past 12 months) with physician signature and immunization record to Aspira.SummerCamp@laaa.k12.de.us
  • Submit $40 per week non-refundable deposit per child to reserve space for child. Deposit will be considered a down payment for each week.  Deposits will only be refunded if summer camp is cancelled by ASPIRA. (exception for POC participants, please see below)
  • Payments can be made online at https://www.velocitypayment.com/client/delaware/aspiraacademy/payments/index.htm or in person at either ASPIRA campus
  • One time registration into Procare System, system of record for attendance and billing.  If camper is not currently registered than a link will be sent to parent/guardian upon receipt of SC Registration Form.
  • All of family school accounts must be current for children to be eligible for summer camp participation.