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Register Now for Aventuras Summer Camp 2020!

Are your looking to fill your kids’ summer with fun, friendships and adventure?  Look no further than Aventuras Summer!  Embarking on our fourth year of summer adventures, we are thrilled to extend our summer for an entire nine weeks this summer, from June 22nd – August 21st!  Click on your child's grade below to learn more about exciting weekly themes and registration information: 

Boys

 

Our rising Kindergarten children will embark on their first ever summer of adventure through our Aventuras Jr. Program! Children will engage in new and exciting weekly themes that will further enhance their STEM abilities, test their cooking skills, exercise their bodies and expand their imagination and creativity through our specialized art and theater weeks. The fun doesn’t end there as campers will enjoy weekly trips to the Rockville Swim Center Splash Park and fun Friday field trips! Our Jr. Campers will be led by our talented and tenured Pre-K teachers, as they spend a portion of each day preparing for their fall adventure – Kindergarten! 

 

 

Special Note: Rising Kindergartners will not have access to the swimming pool but will instead be in a designated Splash Park area with no standing water.  Rockville Swim Center Splash Park Field Trip will be chaperoned by your child's dedicated classroom teachers, extra support staff, and a member of the Admin team, as health and safety is always our top priority.

 

Field of Dreams: June 22nd – June 26th (3 Spots Left!)
Grab your cleats as we take to the fields this week to learn the fundamentals, hone our athletic skills, and compete in our favorite field games. Following our morning stretch and team pep up, we will focus on kid-favorite sports all week long including soccer, softball, kickball, and field games. We will spend the mornings learning the basics of the game and building teamwork among our campers. During the afternoons, we will take to the fields to play and compete in the sport of the day, followed by our afternoon cool down! Our Friday Finale is sure to leave our Aventuras star struck as we have a special guest appearance by Harlem Globetrotter Spinny Johnson!
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center
Friday In House Field Trip with Special Guest Star Spinny Johnson

 

Build with Me: June 29th – July 2nd (3 Spots Left!)
This week, campers will learn the fundamentals of buying and selling as we create our own Aventuras Jr. Co! First, we will put our engineering skills to the test as we build our Lemonade and Cookie Stand to launch on Friday afternoon. Throughout the week, we will prepare for our grand opening as we perfect our recipes, create a menu, and even learn about marketing as we create and distribute flyers and make a commercial to be shared in our welcome lobby! We can’t wait to learn what it takes to create our first business with our Aventuras Jr. friends!
Special Note: Aventuras Summer Camp will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day!
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center

 

Superhero Adventure: July 6th – July 10th (3 Spots Left!)
Super Aventuras Unite! In this active and engaging week of imagination, young campers will call upon their bravery, courage and creativity as we unleash our inner superhero. After we create our superhero identity, we will use our endless creativity to make our own logos, superhero trading cards, costumes, and self-engineered specialty gadgets. Our Friday field trip is sure to have us soaring to new heights as we fly to the skies with a fun-filled field trip to Zava Zone!
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Zava Zone

 

Finger Paint with Me: July 13th – July 17th (3 Spots Left!)
This week, we get our hands messy as we surround ourselves in the wonderful world of art! We will focus our week on the enchanting works of Iris Scott as we learn the artistic process of finger painting. We will use her works of art as inspiration to create our own mini masterpieces of animals and landscapes. We will finish our week with a fun Sip and Paint adventure with art inspired smoothies and a life-size canvas for each camper to take home!
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Muse Paintbar

 

It’s Not Magic, It’s Science: July 20th – July 24th (3 Spots Left!)
Some science experiments are so cool you might actually believe they are magic! Have you ever wondered how volcanoes erupt? Why some potions bubble over while others stay flat? How about why your hair stands up when held next to a balloon or what makes some objects float while others sink down below? This week we will view these magical experiments and then guess and put our hypotheses to the test as we uncover the magic through these hands-on explorations! Make sure you bring your inner mad scientist and join us as we bust a few of our favorite scientific myths!
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to The Maryland Science Center

 

Teach Me your Talent: July 27th – July 31st (3 Spots Left!)
Do you love to sing? Able to bust out some crazy dance moves? Know how to juggle? This is the week for you! We invite all of our talented campers to teach us something new, and our counselors will share a few of their tried and true talents with your kiddos too! Children will break into groups depending on their interests, and hone their talents. Campers will have the opportunity to plan a song, dance, skit, comedy bit, gymnastics routine, and even a yo-yo show as we all learn a new talent and teach our friends a few of our own. We will end the week with our Aventuras Jr.'s Got Talent Show where we can show off our skills to our fellow Aventuras!
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to The Strathmore Backyard Theater 

 

Top Chef Jr: August 3rd – August 7th (3 Spots Left!)
Each day we will whip up multiple tasty treats as we battle our way through Top Chef Jr.! Each day, our Jr. Campers will create a dish from scratch as they learn how to read and follow a recipe. We will learn the basics of chopping our veggies, mixing together our own seasoning blends, kneading hand-made dough, and even making pasta from scratch! We will end our week with an imaginative cake decoration with the assistance of Fancy Cakes by Leslie so that each camper will be able to use their creativity to create a mini cake of their very own to take home!
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center
Friday In-House Field Trip with Fancy Cakes by Leslie

 

Abracadabra: August 10th – August 14th (3 Spots Left!)
Poof! Just like that your camper will acquire amazing magic skills that are sure to amaze family and friends. Campers will not only learn how to do magic, but will master the skills and patience needed to pull off a true magic trick. We will start off simple as we learn basic card tricks, coin tricks, and illusions that will keep your camper’s audience wanting more. From there, we will take our skills to the next level as we practice mind reading magic and even make a few items disappear! At the end of the week, campers will enjoy a magical performance from Jason Levinson & Co, before putting on a magic show of their very own!
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center
Friday In-House Field Trip with Jason Levinson Company Magic Show

 

The Dream That You Wish Will Come True: August 17th – August 21st (4 Spots Left!)
For our final week of Aventuras, our Jr. Campers will embark on a journey where they can sing, dance and act their dreams to come true! Our imagination and love for the Magic Treehouse Series will lead us to write an adventure of a lifetime. Our creative campers will dream of a new adventure for Jack and Annie, and we will bring our dream to life, as we create costumes and melodies to enhance our storytelling! In between takes, campers will enjoy cooking and art activities inspired by their favorite characters and their adventures. For our Friday Finale, we invite our families to join us as the Jr. Campers perform their play in our Aventuras Backyard Theater, complete with a moonbounce and cold treats to enjoy after the show! 
Tuesday Field Trip to the Splash Park at Rockville Swim Center
Friday Children's Performance and Backyard Inflatables

 

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PoolOur upcoming 1st and 2nd grade children will explore their interests in the areas of sports, cooking, magic, arts, science and more! Fun is the main component of these camps as we inspire our children to dive deeper into their imagination and curiosity. Campers are sure to have a blast enjoying weekly trips to the Rockville Municipal Swim Center and adventurous field trips each Friday. This is a summer to remember as our campers develop life-long friendships and memories while at Aventuras Summer Camp!

 

Field of Dreams: June 22nd – June 26th (12 Spots Left!)
Grab your cleats as we take to the fields this week to learn the fundamentals, hone our skills and compete in our favorite field games. Following our morning stretch and warm-up, we will focus on a new and exciting sport each day, including soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball and field games. We will spend the mornings learning the basics of the game and building teamwork among our campers. The afternoons we will take to the fields to play and compete in the sport of the day, followed by our afternoon cool down! Our Friday Finale is sure to leave our Aventuras star struck as we have a special guest appearance by former Harlem Globetrotter, Spinny Johnson!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday In House Field Trip: Special Guest Star Spinny Johnson

 

Farm to Table: June 29th – July 2nd (14 Spots Left!)
This week, we aim to get closer to nature as we bring a few dishes straight from the farm to our tables! Campers will learn how to plant their own herb gardens, understand how milk and eggs are produced industrially, churn our own butter and bring all of our ingredients fresh to the table. We will engineer our own Aventuras Farm Stand and invite our dear families to join us in the tasting of some of our favorite recipes. Once we have gathered our crops, we will put on our chef hats as we whip up tasty and nutritious dishes inspired by our harvest, such as spaghetti with tomatoes, freshly homemade mozzarella, and delicious mixed berry pie!
Special Note: Aventuras Summer Camp will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Thursday Field Trip: Berry Picking at Butler’s Orchard

 

Superhero Adventure: July 6th – July 10th (16 Spots Left!)
Super Aventuras Unite! In this active and engaging week of imagination, our young campers will call upon their bravery, courage, and creativity as we unleash our inner superhero. After we create our superhero identity, we will use our endless creativity to make our own logos, superhero trading cards, comic strip, costumes, and even self-engineered specialty gadgets such as x-ray vision googles and shrinky dink rays. We will build our secret lairs outdoors and then use our super powers to make our way through our Superhero Obstacle Course, defeat the Villains in an epic Nerf battle, and save the day all before the camp day comes to an end!  
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Zava Zone

 

Life off Canvas: July 13th – July 17th (8 Spots Left!)
This week, we will live our lives off canvas as we let our inner artist shine through! As we learn of famous artists from decades past, children will be able to explore a variety of the arts as they mix, sculpt, carve, and paint with a variety of textures and patterns. From sketching with charcoal, creating cement mosaics, printing with silk screens, and even enjoying some smoothie inspired Sip and Paint, this week has been designed to unleash our creativity and get messy as we explore the beautiful and colorful world of art.
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Color Me Mine

 

It’s Not Magic, It’s Science: July 20th – July 24th (16 Spots Left!)
Some science experiments are so cool you might actually believe they are magic! Have you ever wondered how volcanoes erupt? Why some potions bubble over while others stay flat? How about why your hair stands up when held next to a balloon or what makes some objects float while others sink down below? This week we will put our hypotheses to the test as we uncover the magic through hands-on explorations! At the end of the week, campers will create a Science Fair where they will myth-bust their favorite experiments and share their results with their peers! Make sure you bring your inner mad scientist and join us as we bust a few of our favorite scientific myths!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to The Maryland Science Center

 

Lego Robotics: July 27th – July 31st (12 Spots Left!)
Have a love for LEGOs? Join us as we bring motion and life to LEGO creations all week long! Campers will engineer and create LEGO robotics throughout the week, using coding and robotics kits such as LEGO WeDo, K’NEX, STEAM Technology, and Scratch Software. As we build our coding and robotic abilities throughout the week, we will be able to construct and deconstruct our prototypes, applying newly learned skills and mastering robotic challenges such as having our robots master simple tasks and sounds!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday In-House Field Trip with Snapology

 

Top Chef Jr: August 3rd – August 7th (15 Spots Left!)
Each day we will whip up multiple tasty treats as we battle our way through Top Chef Jr.! Campers will break into teams and work together through timed quick-fire challenges and dive deeper into our dishes and kid-friendly recipes with cook-off competitions as we rack up our tasty team points! We will expand our palates with recipes from around the world including homemade pasta, sushi, pastries made from scratch, and more! The final challenge will be for children to create a multi-course meal including an appetizer, soup, salad, entree, and dessert for our Top Chef judges to taste test!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday In-House Field Trip with Fancy Cakes by Leslie

 

Abracadabra: August 10th – August 14th (6 Spots Left!)
Poof! Just like that your camper will acquire amazing magic skills that are sure to amaze family and friends. Campers will not only learn how to do magic, but also acquire the skills and patience needed to pull off a true magic trick. We will start off simple as we learn basic card tricks, coin tricks, and illusions that will keep your camper’s audience wanting more. From there, we will hone our skills as we practice mind reading magic and even make a few items disappear! At the end of the week, campers will enjoy a magical performance from Jason Levinson & Co, before putting on a magic show of their very own!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday In House Field Trip Jason Levinson Company Magic Show

 

The Dream That You Wish Will Come True: August 17th – August 21st (5 Spots Left!)
For our final week of Aventuras, we will embark on a journey where kids will sing, dance and act their dreams to come true! Inspired by Moana’s adventures by the sea, we will challenge our campers to create a new adventure for our friends Moana, Maui, and Tafiti, as they travel through the sea and battle the monsters of the ocean down below.  Once their stories are complete, we will work to create backdrops, costumes, melodies and more as we rehearse our skits throughout the week. In between takes, campers will enjoy cooking and art activities inspired by their favorite characters. For our Friday Finale, we invite our families to join us as our campers perform their play in our Aventuras Backyard Theater, complete with a moonbounce and cold treats to enjoy.
Tuesday Field Trip to the Rockville Swim Center
Friday - Children's Performance with Backyard Inflatables

 

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NatsOur most adventurous group of campers will tackle a new level of excitement each week! Campers will sharpen their skills each week as they explore the worlds of sports, STEM, art, cooking and more! Each week our fun will soar to new heights with weekly Friday Field Trips and sweet ways to cool off with fun water games and trips to the pool! There is sure to be an adventure around every corner with our amazing summer of Aventuras!    

Aventuras All Star Week: June 22nd – June 26th (20 Spots Left!)
Calling all Hall of Famers – this week is for you! We will kick things off with three times the excitement as we follow in the footsteps of our favorite all stars in basketball, football and baseball! For our stars on the court, we will have our own Aventuras Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Slam Dunk Competition. We will then take to the field where we host our first ever summer camp Pro Bowl. Campers will not only get to play the game, but also show off their skills in our Precision Passing, Best Hands, and End-Zone Dance Off Battles! We will end our week with an ode to the Nats as we see who has what it takes to win it all in a Home Run Derby and All-Star Game!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Top Golf

 

Building the Brand: June 29th – July 2nd (23 Spots Left!)
Think you have what it takes to start your own kid-business? This is the challenge for you! Campers will design a business concept from scratch along with their fellow entrepreneurs. We will brainstorm together, bring our concept to life, and even create a business to support our brand. We will create flyers, commercials and radio ads to market our product as we get ready to launch. We will build a company logo, business plan, mission and values before presenting our ideas to the Aventuras Shark Tank and even get a little local inspiration from the Maryland Route One Apparel Company.  
Special Note: Aventuras Summer Camp will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Thursday In-House Field Trip with Route One Apparel

 

Mysteries of Histories: July 6th – July 10th (23 Spots Left!)
Let’s take a ride back in time as we explore the mysteries of our history! Each day we will explore a new decade as we explore all the roaring 20’s has to offer as we dance the Charleston, learn about mummies and the discovery of King Tut’s Tomb, and create our own caricatures using inspiration from the first Mickey Mouse Cartoon! We then zoom ahead to the Golden Age where we explore the inventions of the 1950’s! The 80’s and 90’s will bring us Thrillerific new music we can dance to, a life-size game of Pac Man, and allow campers to compete in the Aventuras Spelling Bee. Don’t forget our millennials who will host an ugly sweater making day, test our adventurous taste buds with some interesting foodie finds, and even partake in a selfie contest or two. The highlight of our week will be when we bury our Aventuras 2020 Time Capsule, not to be opened until 2050! This is sure to be a blast from the past that you don’t want to miss!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Laurel Roller Skating Center

 

Art Unlimited: July 13th – July 17th (19 Spots Left!)
Art exploration is unlimited this week in our Aventuras Art Lab! Campers will not only have the opportunity to sketch, draw and paint in the Art Lab, but we will explore new mediums of art such as clay throwing, hand knitting, fabric weaving, photography and print-making. Our Friday Field Trip will allow campers to use woodworking to create a masterpiece they are able to take home. Throughout the week, campers will be able to explore their own creative interests working in small groups and fine-tuning their skills. As the week goes on, we will display our artwork creating an Aventuras Gallery of Art for families to view on Thursday afternoon. 
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Hammer and Stain

 

aOS: July 20th – July 24th (20 Spots Left!)
Calling all coders! You don’t want to miss this week of creating, coding and testing! Campers will learn strategies for analyzing, designing and collaborating as they build interactive games, stories, websites and programmable circuits and robots – including drones! We will learn how to transport objects, fire cannons, perform slips and stunts, and even program flight paths. Our aOS kids will enjoy fun coding concepts via Ozobot, Scratch, Raspberry Pi, Tynker, Minecraft, and other camper favorites! Join us as we hope to develop our very own aOS programming platform by the end of the week!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Coding Ninja

 

That’s A Wrap: July 27th – July 31st (23 Spots Left!)

Calling all Jr. Reporters, this is the week for you! Join us at Aventuras News Media where campers will observe, write and report on the news each day! We will transform into the Aventuras News Station where we report live via daily broadcasts, develop our Aventuras News Media web page, create video logs, online blogs and create our hit playlists for our final broadcasts. Our Jr. Reports will have the opportunity to develop their planning, communication and presentation skills both on the screen and behind the scenes and even create a few hilarious outtakes with our Blooper Reel finale!

Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to iHeart Radio

 

Going Off the Menu: August 3rd – August 7th (23 Spots Left!)
Let your taste buds soar as we venture Off the Menu! Going above and beyond our traditional taste-buds, campers will research recipes from around the globe, order their ingredients via PeaPod, visit the butcher, and create delicious dishes from scratch. We haven’t forgotten about our pastry chefs, as we make puff pastry, babka, truffles, and create breathtakingly beautiful pies and cakes to taste and take home! We will be sure to try a few local delicacies and traditional dishes from around the world as we will prep, prepare, cook and taste a new and delicious menu each day. We will finish the week with an amazing display, as we prepare a multi-course meal for others to enjoy! If your child has a love for food and flavor, they do not want to miss this taste-tastic week!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to Sur La Table

 

Mischief Managed: August 10th – August 14th (22 Spots Left!)
Your Hogwarts Letter just came in the mail and you are about to venture on the experience of a life time! Throughout this week of witchcraft and wizardry, we will allow our wands at Olivander’s to find us as we design, carve, and decorate our own wooden wands! After we are sorted into our houses, we will take to the fields and play a few rounds of Quidditch, learning spells to fend off the dementors in the process. We can’t wait to taste and try Butterbeer, Cockroach Clusters, Chocolate Frogs, and Polyjuice Potion Punch and earn House Points with acts of bravery and kindness throughout the week. We will end our week with our very own Wizarding Cup where we battle through the Tri-Wizard Maze!
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Friday Field Trip to The Apothecary Museum

 

Adventure is Out There: August 17th – August 21st (18 Spots Left!)
For our Summer Camp 2020 Finale, we ask campers to bring your taste of adventure along with you as each day we will venture on a new and exciting field trip opportunity! This unique week of exploration will have us zip-lining, hiking, climbing, conquering the tallest coasters and more! The thrill won’t stop when we return to camp, as we will engineer an outdoor fort and partake in our own Aventuras Mud Run!
Monday Field Trip to Cabin John Trail
Tuesday Field Trip to Rockville Swim Center
Thursday Field Trip to Go Ape Adventure Zip Line
Friday Field Trip to Six Flags

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Declassified Middle School Survival Guide: August 24th – 26th (25 Spots Left!)
After a summer of adventure, Middle School is just around the corner! Rising 6th Graders are invited to join us for our Aventuras Declassified Middle School Survival Guide as we tackle this time together! We will master our morning routines, learn to open combination locks, enhance our note-taking skills, and learn to navigate our schedules like the back of our hands. We will learn study tips and tricks and understand how we can harness tech through helpful apps such as PhotoMath, Quizlet, Linguee and BosterBuddy to gain a leg up in those crucial first days of middle school. We will be sure to meet a new friend or two, and plan to sit together at lunch on the first day. Campers will be provided with a Locker Essentials Kit, 2020-2021 Planner and activities schedule of their new school!

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CITInterested in becoming a Counselor in Training (CIT)? We encourage all high school students to join us for our Counselor in Training Program, where you will develop your leadership skills, make life-long friendships, and truly make a difference for children and families while having an action-packed summer! At the end of this fantastic resume-building experience, campers will receive a letter of recommendation and a certificate of completion.

With our Aventuras Counselor in Training Program, CITs can select an age group they are interested in working with, and enroll in a three-week session of growth and leadership experience. Working closely with our Administrative Team, Lead and Jr. Counselors, CIT’s will develop the following skills throughout the summer:

  • Teamwork: CITs will work and play with fellow campers and counselors throughout the summer, developing a sense of teamwork and community among their group of campers.
  • Creativity and Problem Solving: CITs need to think on their toes as the day to day life of summer camp can be unpredictable! Whether it’s altering the plan for the day because of weather or figuring out a more efficient way to complete a task, CITs are constantly provided with opportunities to solve problems and be creative! They must be flexible and think quickly throughout the day.
  • Communication: Communication skills will be strengthening throughout the program as CITs communicate daily with staff, families, and campers in person and via electronic correspondence.
  • Leadership: Most importantly, CITs will act as role models for our campers and strive to go above and beyond in all that they do while making a true difference in the lives of our campers and their families. Being a CIT is more than just a Counselor in Training experience, it is the opportunity to be a teacher, leader and hero.

Orientation for our CIT Program will be held June 1, 2020 – June 5, 2020.   

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