2023 PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS
2022 CAMP CARLO SESSION DESCRIPTIONS
All About Star Wars
Calling all Jedis! Begin your Jedi training and explore new galaxies as you fight for peace and justice. Learn the ways of the Force, build droids, go on Jedi missions and play Jedi games. Balance, strength, and mental focus you must have. Jedis in training will make their own light sabers, Yoda ears or Princess Lea hair and various Star Wars crafts. Help Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia fight the forces of evil and defeat Kylo Ren and the First Order. May the force be with you!
Art comes alive in this hands-on exploration of creative art. Each day the campers will be
encouraged to express themselves through the creation of art through varied media.
Get ready for summer by having a fun week of basketball. This camp will balance teaching skills
and fundamentals with games, contests and fun. The basic skills of ball handling, passing,
shooting and defense will be taught throughout the week of camp. The camp is designed to help
each camper improve as a player while providing a fun and encouraging environment.
Brain Games & Teasers
Like weird and unusual games? Like the challenge of working through puzzles and solving riddles?
Come along for a week of different cooperative games and trivia. Journey alongside other Camp Carlo
campers and try to stump your Counselors along the way.
Spend a week under the big top with carnival and circus themed games, crafts and activities for
little ones. Face paint, juggling, "lions" jumping through hoops and more. Come one, come all, to
the greatest week of the summer!
Our flag football camp teaches the core skills of passing, catching, and de-flagging or defensive
positioning while delivering fun and exciting action. Each flag football camp is organized into
training environments that are designed to prepare kids to be champions both on and off the
field. Our camp will teach good sportsmanship, teamwork, and the importance of fair play, and
our local coaches will give children who want to play football the opportunity to learn the game
and improve their skills in a positive environment.
Test the limits of fun through experimenting and building. A little bit of science, a little bit of
engineering, a whole lot of creating. Visit our factory of fun!
Do you love music? Do you play an instrument? Come jam with us! As we learn how different
instruments work, we're going to build our own home-made instruments and learn how to
make music with a variety of objects - including some instruments. We will also explore some
technology used to mix songs and create and record our own songs throughout the week.
Whether you're a tomboy, a girly girl or a little bit of both, this is your invitation to summer
adventure. A week of female heroes in history, science projects, friendship bracelets, double
dutch, the perfect cartwheel and more! Practice secret note passing skills, basic self-defense and
how to deal with bullies. Find out about cowgirls, famous girl saints, female Nobel Prize winners
and more! There is strength in the feminine genius!
We've combined a hybrid of field games such as Kick the Can, Manhunt, and Kickball
with indoor favorites such as Gaga ball, 9Square in the Air, dodge ball and more! It's like your
favorite day of gym class every day!
Harry Potter Fan Club
It's not quite Hogwarts, but it is all things Harry Potter. Regardless of what house the Sorting Hat
places you in, every wizard will make a wand and cultivate a Mandrake, search for Horcruxes, and
brew up some Butter Beer. Show off your Harry Potter trivia and join your fellow Potter Heads
for an exciting week of wizarding.
Heroes to the Rescue! (ages 5-6)
Heroes come in many varieties and wear many uniforms - superheroes, holy heroes, and real-life heroes.
We will celebrate and thank the heroes who help us and discover how we can all be heroes.
Intro to Sports (ages 5-6)
We're going to try out a new sport each day! We'll cover the basics - basketball, soccer, and flag football - and then we'll have some fun with classic gym games like gaga ball, kick ball, and dodge ball. We're not only exploring the rules and techniques of each sport, we'll also be talking about good sportsmanship and playing fair.
Once Upon a Time... (ages 5-6)
Creativity will abound as we explore some classic and some new fairy tales and fables. A little bit
of story-telling, a little bit of theater, a little bit of crafting, a whole lot of fun! Not only will we
encounter some of the classics, we will create mash-ups of classic fairy tales and create
our own new stories.
Find your inner Picasso as you experiment with different styles and mediums of painting. You will learn
about some of the most famous masters of painting and test out the styles they used. Whether you
are a beginner or experienced painter, you will end the week by going home with your own portfolio!
Let your imagination soar as you design and then build your very own paper mache projects. You
will learn about the materials needed, how to make your own wheat paste, and the finishing
touches that will make your project the best new addition to your room.
Geared toward children ages 9-14, campers will spend a week learning the ins and outs of being
a police officer. This camp includes visits from different officers who will share their experiences
and show the gear they use on the job. Campers will engage in physical training and workouts, as
well as practice their marksmanship!
Romans & Gladiators
Salve! Find out what it takes to be an ancient Roman gladiator. Join us at the Roman Colosseum
and explore what happened there. But first, you'll need a shield and helmet and some battle
techniques. We'll pick up a few Latin phrases as we explore Roman architecture and before
the week is over you'll build an aqueduct and a Roman arch. A historical adventure for all!
Players will strengthen individual soccer skills and sportsmanship through training with direct
coaching in small groups. Instruction will focus on getting open, anticipating opportunities,
shooting, and creativity in the attacking third of play. Further emphasis will be placed on
defensive coverage in a 1v1 situation.
Are you the next Bear Grylls or Les Stroud? Spend a week learning elements of the five basic
survival skills - fire, shelter, signaling, food/water and first aid. Join us for an exciting week
learning many valuable skills, like tying important knots, starting a fire without matches or a
lighter, building a sleeping shelter, making snares and developing directional skills among many
Time Travelers (ages 5-6)
Have you ever wanted to time travel?! Join us as we jump back in time and explore ancient Egypt, Rome, and Greece. We'll explore the art, music, food, and people of these by-gone eras and have fun dressing up in costumes and making artifacts from the time period. We'll also be making a timeline to map where we've been. Let history come alive!
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