We offer an exciting and interesting variety of activities in our summer camp program for children aged 5 to 12. We incorporate a wide array of fun-filled summer camp adventures that will ensure your little camper will always be entertained, enjoy themselves and stay a happy camper all day and every day. At Summer Camp Parkland, we promote and encourage key skills that your child will keep with them for the rest of their lives. These are skills and qualities such as team work, honesty and respect.
Fitness and healthy living is also an ever present mind-set at our summer camp, a necessary and key thing to have at this important age and stage for children. Summer Camp Parkland has always believed in providing a home away from home, and our loving and caring staff coupled with interesting field trips that take place up to three times a week will ensure all the kids that participate will have a wonderful summer at our camp here in South Florida.
SUMMER CAMP ACTIVITIES
One of the key elements of an awesome summer camp experience is keeping everyone busy with exciting activities and adventures that stimulate the learning, creative, and physical sides of each child.
- Sports and Games
There will be engaging group activities such as soccer, kickball, and baseball as well as individual sports, like gymnastics. This means that there is something for everyone at our summer camp, that will help to develop the younger children’s motor skills and give a challenge to the older ones in both mind and body.
- Water play
Safe and fun pool-based games directed by qualified staff will be a fantastic way to cool off and have a whole load of fun in the sun.
- Summer camp field trips
We will have many exciting field trips as part of our summer camp schedule, including venues such as water parks, movie theaters, bowling alleys, trips to Chuck E. Cheese and IMAX exhibits.
- Educational activities
We understand how important it is to make sure your children are always learning. At Summer Camp Parkland, we have fun and entertaining educational activities that include interactive smart boards, learning about science, nature, and much more.
- Weekly Themes
We will also have weekly themes at our summer camp such as a Nick Jr. Week (with Slime of course), an American Idol Week and a Talent Contest where everyone can show off and everyone is a winner!
- Exciting Activities
Other great activities include bouncy houses, Music and Movement, and Arts and Crafts. Your child will be exposed to many different interests and potential hobbies and is bound to be captivated each day of summer, and beyond.
BENEFITS OF SUMMER CAMPS
Our summer camp will benefit your children in a countless number of ways from social development to fitness. Spending time outside and participating in fun activities is a much better way for your child to spend their days than watching TV for the whole of summer vacation. Children will experience many other perks and life-skills, such as:
- A great number of successes on the trip and become more confident
- Growing more independent by spending time away from home
- Reconnecting with nature
- Becoming more resilient – they will try new things and push themselves in a safe family environment
- Forming life-long friendships and bonds
WHY SEND YOUR CHILD TO US?
Our staff are welcoming and accommodating to your child’s needs, and we genuinely care about them. We can assure you as parents that your child’s safety is as important to us as it is to you, and we will always keep a watchful eye on them. All outings and activities will have an adequate number of accompanying staff and children will be required to wear a Parkland Children’s Academy camp shirt so they can be easily identified and stay part of the group.
Summer camps are also a great way for children to connect with each other and spend their time productively. Many children that don’t attend summer camps often describe their summers as ‘boring’, but with us, fun is guaranteed. Why waste your money on a baby sitter during the day when you’re at work, when you can easily give your child the action-packed summer of a life time? Send us an email and enroll your child for this adventure now!
AFTER SCHOOL CARE
Providing your child with an educationally sound and safe environment is a top priority for you as a parent, and for us. We know that after school care is vital for your child’s academic development, which is why we surround them with loving and caring people in a familiar and helpful environment. At Parkland Children’s Academy we provide a top-notch after school care service where parents can rest assured that their children will feel as comfortable and well looked after as if they were at home with you.
We have two conveniently placed centers in South Florida for you to choose from – close to schools and your office buildings. This means that you as a parent are only ever just a short drive away to collect your kids after a long day of work.
WHAT DO WE PROVIDE AT PARKLAND CHILDREN’S ACADEMY’S AFTER SCHOOL CARE?
We care about your child and want to give them the best possible chance of success. We provide a variety of services as part of our after school care program that aid in this:
- After School Care Homework assistance
Our highly qualified and experienced teachers will be by your child every step of the way when it comes to schoolwork.
- Free pick-up from surrounding schools
We understand how busy you are as parents – let us worry about transport.
- Hands-on curriculum
Our hands-on curriculum focuses on the important things with science, cooking, and technology as some of the areas we engage in.
- Daily extra-curricular activities
These encourage children to pursue their own interests and hobbies, and get them involved in some fun. The activities are varied and interesting.
- Playground time
This encourages children to spend time productively outside, rather than being distracted by screens.
- Safety and security
This is always a priority for us as we know how precious your little ones are. We have experienced school bus drivers that will deliver your child to us with safety guaranteed and top-class security measures in place inside the school.
Healthy and nutritious snacks are included. Don’t worry about packed lunches, leave that in our hands.
- One-on-one communication
With our one-on-one communication with parents, you will always know how your child is progressing in this family-oriented environment.
THE BENEFITS OF AFTER SCHOOL CARE
Now that you know what we offer at the school, you may be asking what the benefits are of enrolling your child in our after school care program, should you choose to do this. We’ve come up with a great number of pros – and no cons. With, the after school care program offers:
- Boosts in children’s academic ability
Having children in a well-structured program with professionals supervising and assisting with homework and learning greatly improves your child’s work ethic and performance. Studies have shown that students attending after school care programs attain better math and reading grades.
- Improved social skills
At Parkland Children’s Academy your child will have a sense of belonging and be surrounded by other children in a fun but educational learning space where they will make new friends. These could be life-long friends.
- It will build your child’s confidence
For kids with learning and attention problems, we offer a safe environment that can sometimes be more forgiving than schools. They will feel welcome and at home with us, which will build self-esteem.
- Encourages Healthy Lifestyle Choices
Our after school care program plays a key role in encouraging healthy dietary habits and encourages physical activity in children. Here in our after school program, we firmly believe in the philosophy that a healthy body is a healthy mind. The importance of playtime and running around outside with friends goes hand-in-hand with learning, and our caring staff makes sure they are playing safely.
- Individual Care and Attention
Finally, there is also a benefit to you, the parents. You don’t need to worry about your child’s wellbeing after school. You can rest assured and focus on your work. Let us at Parkland Children’s Academy make sure your children get the care they deserve.
Don’t compromise on your child’s happiness. Set them up for a brilliant and bright future with our after school care program. So, what are you waiting for? Enroll with us now to give your child the opportunity they deserve in their home away from home.
For more information about our after-school care program, please complete the contact us form or give us a call 954-688-5877.