Burnaby Summer Camps 2018 -Pear Tree Education
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Burnaby Summer Camps

Burnaby Summer Camps 2018

1) Pear Tree’s Burnaby Summer Camp brochure (interactive)

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2) Register now for Pear Tree’s Burnaby Summer Camps!

CAMPUS ADDRESS: Brentwood Park Alliance Church, Delta Avenue, Burnaby, B.C.

Each camp registration requires a $100 + GST non-refundable deposit per course, which is to be paid immediately upon registration. To register, either book online using Amilia (option 1), or fill out the following registration form (option 2).

Please note that if you choose Option 2 and do not pay your deposit, you will be asked to re-register using Option 1.

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Pear Tree Education is offering the ultimate in Burnaby summer camps for boys and girls aged 5-9. Each Burnaby summer camp runs from 9am – 3pm.

Our Burnaby camp is located at Brentwood Park Alliance Church, situated on Delta Ave, just off Lougheed Highway and Willingdon Avenue. Click here for location details.

We have summer camps for 8 weeks (starting 10th July and finishing August 31st), with individual summer camps lasting 1 week.

All of our Burnaby summer camps are designed by Pear Tree. Led by experienced school teachers, our summer camps offer exceptional levels of safety, enjoyment and education!

We also offer pre-camp/after-camp care ($125/wk combo).

At $250 per camp, you won’t find a better value for money summer camp anywhere else in Burnaby!

About Pear Tree’s Summer Camps

Pear Tree Education is about to change your idea of summer camps. With any Pear Tree summer course, your child will spend as much time as possible outside, experiencing education hands-on in the open air. Your child will learn and experience diverse skills and goals, such as multidisciplines (science, math, social studies, and language arts), creativity, teamwork, technology, public speaking, sports, and critical thinking. Furthermore, Pear Tree offers some of the most unique educational experiences, connecting education to the community!

If your child has never taken a course with Pear Tree, we’re about to change your understanding of education, too, because Pear Tree Education is Vancouver’s one and only 21st century private elementary school and learning centre. All of our courses are taught by fully-qualified, experienced school teachers passionate about our system of learning. We’re confident you won’t find a better educational summer camp.

Pear Tree’s Burnaby Summer Camp

Located at Brentwood Alliance Church opposite Brentwood Park on Delta Ave, our Burnaby summer camps are situated in a peaceful area, with nature on our doorstep. All of our courses are highly educational, but we’ve created some special camps designed to prepare your child better for their next year in school. Choose from 8 weeks of amazing educational camps! Note: As Brentwood Church is unavailable for July 2nd – 6th, customers are welcome to attend our East Vancouver location for that week. You will still qualify for our special multi-week discounts!

Summer Camp Prices 2018

By booking 4 weeks or more of our summer camps, you could save up to 20% off our regular price. We’re confident you won’t find a better value for money summer camp! Prices are for 5-day weeks. On weeks with statutory holidays, the price will be calculated for the actual number of days.

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Pear Tree Camp Highlights

  • 10-15 kids per camp (maximum)
  • 1 x school teacher per class
  • Plus classroom assistant (for young classes)
  • 1:5 ratio on field trips
  • Specialised first aid training for all managers and teachers
  • Air-conditioned classrooms
  • Very high quality camps
  • Amazing value for money!
  • Healthy balance of indoor/outdoor time

All prices subject to GST Deposit = $100 per course registration

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Pear Tree Education endeavours to provide the most complete Burnaby summer camp service possible.

  • PreCamp & AfterCamp Care (prices in our PDF brochure)

 

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Photos of our Burnaby Summer Camps!

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2018 Burnaby Summer Camps

Week 1: July 10th – 14th

Painter’s Pallet (5-6)

As painters, we will have lots of time to try different paints and painting techniques! We’ll work with water colour, acrylic and tempera paints.

Our paintings will be inspired by nature, animals, literature, our friends and family, and even the summer weather!

The young artists of this course will have a small portfolio of art pieces to share with you at the end of this week.

Math Magician (7-9)

If you think learning math involves doing worksheets and quizzes, we’re about to change your mind! This is a fantastic, hands-on approach to learning math and connecting math to real life.

We’ll explore measurement, create our own word problems, study shapes, try several different addition and subtraction strategies, and work with money.

We will also play lots of math games to strengthen our number sense in fun, age-appropriate way!

 

Week 2: July 16th – 20th

Go Green Eco Team (5-6)

Want to learn about how you can “go green”?

At Pear Tree, you’ll learn how to be better citizens, both locally and globally, through fun and practical ways. We’ll plant terrariums, create our own worm farm, and even make our own eco-friendly soap!

Some great outdoor activities we’ll be doing include participating in recycling relays, as well as storm drain marking to increase awareness about protecting our local salmon streams!

Eco Art (7-9)

Some of the most fun art to create is made of different recycled materials, mediums and of course, your imagination!

Each day will have a different focus of reusable materials and visual elements. While students will still use traditional materials such as paint, construction paper and pastels, we’ll also use natural items such as cork, stones and leaves, as well as recycled materials such as buttons, glass jars, newspapers and fabric.

Week 3: July 23rd – 27th

Our Community (5-6)

We will explore the roles of various important members of our community, including fire fighters, construction workers, doctors, police officers and veterinarians.

These roles will be explored through art, literature, and dramatic play. Students will take on the roles of different community members, design their own town, and learn how they fit in our community.

Medieval Times (7-9)

Hear ye, Hear ye, all Lords and Ladies! Join us for a week of medieval times.

During the camp, you’ll make shields, create a crown, design a personal crest, build a castle, and design a mini catapult.

This course also includes many drama and public speaking activities, with the opportunity to perform like a person from the Medieval times!

N.B. This class will not participate in any activities related to violence, so no need to ask!

 

Week 4: July 30th – Aug 3rd

Nature Explorers (5-6)

Join us in a week of outdoor adventures, where we’ll learn about nature and how to take care of it!

We will learn about BC’s old growth forests, build a hummingbird feeder, use natural items to make eco art, and take photography of nature.

Through nature walks, lots of outdoor play, as well field trips to local natural settings, we’re sure you’ll discover something new about nature this week!

Adventurous Athletes (7-9)

Whether you’re already sporty or an aspiring athlete, this week is a great way to get outside with new friends and get moving!

Each day, there will be skill-based activities related to specific sports, and many opportunities for collaborating with peers. We’ll be playing games like Capture the Flag and California Kick Ball, as well as more traditional sports like tennis and soccer. Not only that, but we will be doing different fitness-based activities to improve our strength and stamina!

Each day, different students will have opportunities to model and explain these activities, which help public speaking and leadership skills. This week will be held outdoors, rain or shine!

Week 5: August 7th – 10th (4-day week)

Drama 101 (5-6)

Let your imaginations run wild in this class! Dramatic play is not only fun and engaging for young children, but it’s an important way for them to explore and make sense of the adult world.

Our drama specialist will engage students in a variety of drama-based games, and provide a safe environment for children to try out different roles.

Students will also have lots of opportunities for play-based learning in our dramatic play centers.

Junior Scientists (7-9)

Get your lab coats and beakers ready!

Science is always fun when you’re doing the experiments! In this exciting, hands-on course, we’ll be conducting a variety of experiments, learning about the scientific method, carrying out observations and recording data in our science journals, just like real scientists.

Among our activities will be ‘Flubber’ making, dissections, and even kitchen science, where we get to eat our experiments!

 

Week 6: August 13th – 17th

Urban Gardeners (5-6)

In this course, we’ll give you tips to be a successful gardener in the city.

We’ll learn about the plant life cycle, collect seeds, categorize plants, and do plant art.

We’ll also create our own compost to improve our plants’ growth, and plant seedlings of our own to take home at the end of the course!

Unique to our Burnaby summer camp, we’ll be making our own urban gardens!

Mixed Media Art (7-9)

Mixed Media is the best of all art forms, because it blends a variety of them to make masterpieces! Rather than focusing on one form of media such as a piece of art that only works with paint, these pieces will include a variety of media.

Some of our art pieces will include painting, papier mache, fabric, wood, and pastels. We will also incorporate photography, magazine ads and different fonts.

This is a wonderful course to exhibit creativity while still learning about different art techniques.

 

Week 7: August 20th – 24th

Interesting Insects (5-6)

Leave your bug spray at home! Find out how insects are important for our community and environment.

We will go on nature walks and study insects in our local area, build insect homes, and even raise butterflies of our own! Students will make daily observations of the butterfly growth and development.

The butterflies will be released in the summer as part of inclusive field trip. We’ll also be learning about ladybirds and releasing these to help the local community.

Food, Glorious Food! (7-9)

Yes, food is glorious! Metro Vancouver is such a “foodie” city, with so many different dishes and fresh, healthy things to eat.

In this course, we’ll introduce students to basic nutrition, prepare a dish each class, learn about fitness and healthy living. We will do blind taste-testing, make food art, and even take food photography!

Students will gain an appreciation for trying new things and how food impacts their body.

 

Week 8: August 27th – 31st

Wetland Wonders (5-6)

Beecher Park and Creek offer a great, safe place for young students to learn about some local wetland animals up close!

Wetlands are an important part of Vancouver’s ecosystem, and as young biologists, we’ll study some of wetlands features up close.

We will learn about the life cycle of a frog, study water plants, observe local birds, and do pond dipping! Each day will have a different focus and we will explore through art, drama, literature and experiments.

Film Studios (7-9)

Calling all future movie directors! Using computers, digital cameras and interactive Smartboards, your team will create and direct several of your own animations and short films.

You’ll make storyboards and scenery, and will create your own short animation and film. You’ll learn how to add voice overs, words, music and sound effects. Each day, we will learn a different drama technique, and we’ll even do some of our own acting to film!

PLEASE NOTE: It is recommended that students bring their own digital camera or iPad.

 

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Goals for Learning

  • critical thinking
  • learning collaboratively
  • presentation skills
  • hands-on exploration
  • applying technology

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