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Meerkats (entering grades 3-5)

Meerkats

The Meerkats's theme for this summer is "Touring the Globe." Each week, they will explore a new country through activities, cooking, language and art. Meerkats take six field trips per summer, including visits to the Delaware Rock Gym and Clementon Park & Splash World, and partner with the Dragons for games and electives every week.

2019 Weekly Themes & Field Trips

Week 1 (June 17-21): Argentina
Week 2 (June 24-28): Japan (field trip: LEGOLAND)
Week 3 (July 1-3): USA
Week 4 (July 8-12): Australia (field trip: Baltimore Aquarium)
Week 5 (July 15-19): Greece (special event: cookout and movie night with Dragons)
Week 6 (July 22-26): Ghana 
Week 7 (July 29-August 2): Italy (field trip: Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire)
Week 8 (August 5-9): Thailand (field trip: Apple Store)
Week 9 (August 12-16): Egypt (field trip: Air Mobility Command Center
Week 10 (August 19-23): Mexico (special event: Camp Carnival)

Highlights

Highly-trained & Experienced Staff
The Meerkats are led by a year-round WMS teacher Alyssa Novello. Additionally, Meerkats will participate in STEAM activities in our Maker Studios throughout the summer, and Wilmington Montessori School's year-round art teacher Laurie Muhlbauer explores a wide range of art projects with work with campers each week.

Electives
Three afternoons per week, campers choose from a new slate of counselor-led elective activities including archery, basketball, photography, LEGO projects, writing and more.