Camp Theme Weeks

Sammy Slug Summer Camp is fresh and exciting every week! We offer a variety of actives related to the theme of each week, as well as other games and crafts. The following are descriptions and ideas of what your camper will engage in over the course of each theme week at Sammy Slug Summer Camp 2017!

*Theme weeks and activities are subject to change. Additional details will be communicated seven days prior to the start of each camp week.


    Unearth the Earth!

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    Week 1: June 26th - June 30th

    Sammy Camp will be kicking off the summer with Earth Week! We’ll have crafts and activities centered around nature and sustainability, a hike, and games like animal charades! On Friday dress up as your favorite plant or animal!

  • Funky Foods!

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    Week 2: July 3rd - July 7th (Prorated Week)

    Week Two is a time to get crazy with your food! We’ll be making crafts with food, playing Spaghetti Tag, and much more! On Dress Up Friday come dressed as your favorite food!

  • Mad Scientists!

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    Week 3: July 10th - July 14th

    In week three of camp we’ll be making “potions”, performing science experiments, and playing some crazy games! We’ll be observing nature as scientists do on a hike around campus, and we may even get to see a real scientist in action!

  • Journey to Outer Space!

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    Week 4: July 17th - July 21st

    Journey with us into undiscovered realms in Week Four of camp! We’ll be making spaceships, playing out-of-this-world games, and celebrating the 48th anniversary of the first moon landing!

  • Cool Creatures!

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    Week 5: July 24th - July 28th

    Week Five is sure to be a favorite! We’ll be playing games like Sharks and Minnows, going on a Safari trip to observe animals, and doing crafts like making animal masks! Come dressed as your favorite animal for Dress Up Friday!

  • Campers to the Rescue!

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    Week 6: July 31st - Aug. 4th

    In Week Six of camp we will be learning about safety! We’ll be learning about firefighters, lifeguards, EMTs, and more. We may have firefighters come pay the campers a visit! We’ll also play games like Water Bucket Relay! For Dress Up Friday come wearing attire of your favorite rescuer or superhero!

  • Sammy Scholars!

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    Week 7: Aug. 7th - Aug. 11th

    For our seventh week of camp we might be visiting the library, seeing a real lecture hall, or taking a walk around the campus. We’ll be playing games and might even get a demonstration from some of the University’s players! Dress Up Friday will be blue and gold Sammy Slug themed!

  • Around the World!

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    Week 8: Aug. 14th - Aug. 18th

    Come join us in our last week of camp to take a trip around the world! We’ll be creating our own new lands, making flags, and learning about cultures around the world! We will also be learning some words from other languages! All countries of the world have beautiful flags, pick your favorite and wear those colors for Dress Up Friday!

Check back with us later for updates to programming for Summer 2016!