Our Explorer Camp is designed for children ages 6 and 7. This camp program offers six- and seven-year olds (K and 1st grade) an introduction to an array of new and exciting weekly activities.
Currently enrolled in Kindergarten – 1st Grade (Age 5 or 6 by 9/1/2017)
Explorers have the option to remain at the home campus or travel to the Audubon campus. This determination must be made at the time of registration. You are encouraged to tour the Audubon campus so that you are able to make an informed decision.
Weekly cost per child: $235.00
Found Art – Campers will use objects found in nature in an artistic way. A scavenger hunt will kick off this activity. Campers will also gain the experience of learning to share and trade objects that will help each other craft their work of art.
Scrapbooking – Campers will design their own book of personal and summer camp memories. By using various crafting tools and art media to create a colorful and meaningful book that will preserve your good time with family and friends.
Archery – Champion archer, Joe Gradjus will instruct campers on stringing the bow, notching the arrow, aim and release. The campers will enjoy some light competition in distance shooting and target games. $30.00 – 5 sessions
Cheerleading – This activity is for the beginning cheerleader. Campers will learn the fundamentals of cheering with exercises in floor cheers, chants and dance. Sneakers must be worn. Bring your smiles, spirit and a water bottle.
Flag Football NFL – Flag is a premiere youth football league for boy and girls ages 5-14. The programs provide young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in non-contact, continuing activities while learning lessons in teamwork.
Golf – The Campers will travel to Wood’s Golf this week, Campers will receive instruction from a PGA Instructor, focusing on grip, posture and aim as well as swing technique, putting and chipping. Campers will enjoy hitting balls at the driving range, a few rounds of mini gold and end the week on the chip and putt course. $50.00
Happy Feet– Happy Feet is a co-ed soccer clinic will help players to improve their basic soccer skill. Campers should bring their own shin guards and water bottles. $60.00
Gaga Pit Touch Touch (Hebrew) – Fast paced Israeli soccer Gentle version of dodge ball. Now an American favorite sport of American children.
The swimming program offers the campers an opportunity to relax and cool down in an indoor setting with a leisure pool starting at zero depth. Certified Life guards are always on duty as well as the additional supervision of the LPC staff. Each camp group is offered enrollment options. $85.00 per session for Pioneers Little Pioneers.
Other Activity Descriptions
Board Games – Campers will learn and use strategies in team building and socializing while playing traditional board games such as Chess, Risk, Monopoly, Battleship, Othello, Life, etc.
Chess – Charles Beaty will help the campers learn “game of kings.” This class will teach them the basics to chess as well as developing the strategies needed to say “CHECKMATE.”
Cooking – Lil Cake Boss Cooks: Campers will be creating ice cream cone cupcakes, create cake decorations and cake pop recipes.
Fashion Week – This course will give students an insight to the fashion industry. They will learn how a simple sketch and tons of inspiration can evolve into beautiful clothing. Throughout the week, campers will be creating a “what’s hot” and “what’s not” for the new fall season.
French – This class will give campers and introduction to the French language as well as culture. They will learn pronunciation of new words and even begin to build a new vocabulary.
Ice Skating – Campers will enjoy a break from the heat at Wissahickon Skating Club/Center Ice of Oaks. The campers will receive instruction from a professional instructor on basic skating techniques as well as enjoy some free time on the ice. Skates will be provided. $20.00
Jewelry Making – Campers will learn the basics of design layout, forming, joining, basic construction, filing and finishing completing a unique piece of jewelry.
Karate – Americks Karate’s comprehensive character enrichment program seeks to use karate as a tool used to convey lessons such as self-confidence, focus, discipline, respect, goal settling and self-control, all while being introduced to the tradition martial art of kenpo and tae kwon do. $20.00 10-week session
K’NEX – Imagine-Build-Play K’nex encourages learning by motivating students to master concepts and apply theories through an active process, with key components being inquiry, enthusiasm and creativity. Campers will learn how to build, problem solve and investigate the models they’ve created. Everyone will take home the models they built as well.
Knitting – Campers will learn the basics of knitting including casting on and binding off, knit, purl and stockinet. Students will learn how to make objects such as: headbands, scarves, beanbags or puppets.
Magic – Campers will be introduced to the wonderful world of magic through the guidance of a professional magician. They will learn the art of magic, including presentation, the element of surprise and the use of misdirection, with emphasis on having fun. By the end of the week they will be able to entertain their friend and family with the magic they’ve learned.
Science – Campers will discover science through hands-on explorations using a variety of materials and equipment. Some areas they will explore are: chemistry, plant life, and environmental science.
Sewing – Campers will be introduced to the fundamentals of sewing and the creative design process as they construct a handbag or book-bag. Students will be guided in fabric selection, to cutting, stitching and construction.
Thrive Literacy Exp/Adv/Jrc – Calling all aspiring authors. Write your own book, assemble, illustrate and share our books like real authors. $15.00 – 5 weeks: 12 per class
Violin – 8 weeks of French inspired lessons. $88.00
Yoga – Yoga is for everyone, all ages, boys and girls! Yoga offers many of the same benefits to children as it does to adults, such as a healthier body, the ability to control stress, increased self-esteem and a greater concentration. Certified Yoga Instructor, MaryFrances Trunfio, will introduce fun exploratory poses while focusing on having fun. So, bring your mat, wear comfortable loose fit clothing (no jeans) and get ready to have some fun.
A Typical Day
Morning begins with breakfast, camp songs, and face to name roll call. Then, children will go to the planned activities.
- Campers who are 6 years of age and are enrolled in the East Falls, Cathedral Campus, or have the option of attending the Audubon Campus (children may remain at the home campus). Departure Time is 8:30 a.m.
- All Les Petits Cherubs vehicles are equipped with safety belts.
- All Les Petits Cherubs vehicles have met and passed PA Inspection.
Mid-Day, children go swimming in our Eco-Salt water pool, enjoy lunch, and free time on our shaded rolling five acre campus. Children will then return to instructor led activities.
At 3:00 p.m. East Falls, Radnor, and Cathedral Campers will hop on the Les Petits Cherubs bu and return to their home campus.
Audubon campers remain on campus all day.
- 19 – First Week of Summer Camp
- 16 – Soccer / Magic with reba
- 3 – Community Service / karate
- 10 – Pottery / fishing
- 17 – Archery / babysitting
- 24 – Woodworking / cheerleading
- 31 – Sewing & Quilting / Wood Working
- 7 – Ice skating / K’NEX
- 14 – Summer Olympics / Cooking
- 21 – Chess / Performing Arts
- 28 – End of Summer / Scrapbooking/autographbook
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Children who are 5 years of age or older and attend Cathedral, Radnor, or East Falls Campus are transported to our Audubon campus in a Les Petits Cherubs seat belted bus or van at no additional cost.
All Les Petits Cherubs vehicles are equipped with safety belts.
All Les Petits Cherubs vehicles have met and passed PA Inspection.
Summer Camp hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Extended hours are available from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. There is no additional fee for extended hours. Children will be able to participate in games, outdoor activities, arts & crafts, and so much more!
Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided at no cost to children. A meal income eligibility must be completed and signed for each child. Menus will be forwarded to parents/guardians prior to the start o camp. Children have the option to bring a bagged lunch from home. We ask that parents/guardians inform the administrative office in advance sot that we are able to properly budget our meal program and ensure that each camper receives the proper meal components.
Les Petits Cherubs is a private day camp, which accepts a limited number of enrollments. Parents/guardians have the option to choose which session their child will attend. However, campers must enroll for a minimum of two weeks. Les Petits Cherubs will be accepting enrollments starting on Monday, February 1, 2016. Enrollments will be accepted until our capacity has been reached.
If your camper(s) has signed up for an activity session and later decides they are not really interested, we will make every attempt to make the necessary modifications. We ask that your camper(s) make every effort to attend a minimum of two activity days of that session before we move forward with making changes. The constant change in schedules causes confusion and discord. Our goal is to ensure that each camper has the best experience possible. Please, be certain before you make the activities selections.
For further details and pricing information, contact us! (610) 650-8157
Summer Camp Menu
View our summer camp breakfast, lunch, and snack menu.
In the event a course has been cancelled by Les Petits Cherubs, a refund will be issued. Summer camp registration fees are non-refundable. However, if you would like to cancel a session or class, our administrative office will issue a full refund. However, you must submit two weeks prior written notice.
Payments are due by:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 – Deposits and Registration form are due.
Friday, May 26, 2017 – First half of summer camp payment is due.
Friday, June 16, 2017 – Balance of summer camp payment is due. (Late fees will apply for outstanding balances beyond this date.)
Weekly payments are acceptable. Please call our us to make billing arrangements.
We believe no child should be left behind. Ultimately, summer camp is costly, causing some families inability to afford the tuition. If you are in need of financial assistance, we ask that you call us or write a letter explaining your current financial circumstances. You will be asked to submit a minimum of three pay-stubs, W-2 from 2016, and a notarized letter stating that there is no other household income or family members that contribute to your monthly expenses.