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Tigers (entering grades 1 & 2)


Tigers swim three days per week and take five field trips over the course of the summer. Every week includes music, arts and crafts, team-building and exploring the Wilmington Montessori School woods. Active games, water play, all-camp parties and in-house field trips round out the summer experience.


As Tigers, campers have their first opportunity to participate in Camp Montessori electives! Three afternoons per week, campers choose from a new slate of counselor-led elective activities including archery, photography, LEGO projects and more. 

Highly Trained & Experienced Staff
The Tigers are led by year-round Wilmington Montessori School teacher Carolyn Malatesta. Tigers also participate in STEAM activities in our Maker Studios throughout the summer. Additionally, Wilmington Montessori School's year-round art teacher Laurie Muhlbauer explores a wide range of art projects with work with campers each week.

2020 Tiger Themes:
Week 1: (June 15): Dino-Mite
Week 2 (June 22): Branching Out
Week 3: (June 29): Fire and Ice
Week 4 (July 6): Man the Fort
Week 5 (July 13): Making Tracks
Week 6: (July 20): Way to Grow
Week 7 (July 27): Mummies, Myths & Mysteries
Week 8: (August 3): Beam Me Up
Week 9 (August 10): Life’s a Beach
Week 10 (August 17): Sound of Music
Week 11 (August 24): Summer’s End

2020 Tiger Field Trips*:
Week 2: Morris Arboretum
Week 4: Fort Delaware
Week 5: Strasburg Rail Road
Week 6: Linvilla Orchards
Week 8: Delaware AeroSpace Outpost
*Please note: field trips are typically scheduled on Thursdays