19Aug
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: My Pets

Families that have pets (whether real of stuffed, imagined or living) know the joy they can bring.  Some people would attest that their home is more complete with their cat or dog or rabbit.  We will share those extra special parts of our families this week!  Some may have a bird, lizard, snake, newt or […]

04Aug
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: What’s Up in the Sky?

During the school year we talk about air transportation as well as birds and other things that fly.  This week we will investigate some more and discover what we haven’t yet seen.  We will look at what new birds, bugs and flying vehicles we can see.  While we see airplanes and helicopters more frequently, but […]

29Jul
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Keeping Cool

The summer sun has been happily warm this year and the children have been enjoying water play, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, hula hoops and many other memorable summer activities.  This week we talked about how people, animals and plants cool off when they are too hot.  We compared how hot and cool water feel differently on […]

24Jul
2015
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Summer Camp: Superhero week!

This week our campers became Super Heroes! They designed their own capes, shields and masks. They even created masterpieces by painting super hero emblems. Several centers held lemonade sales, with the proceeds going to Joining Hearts and Hand, the organization Generations has been supporting for several years. We are working towards helping build a preschool […]

16Jul
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Summer Games

This year we got to enjoy the World Cup and see the US team put out an awesome effort.  In recognition of these efforts, our children will be playing soccer and learning about the sport to continue to grow the love of the game.  What other games do we play in the summer?  Look for […]

15Jul
2015
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Summer Camp Theme: The Great Outdoors

Our theme this week for summer camp is, “The Great Outdoors! ” Our campers enjoyed a field trip to a wild life refuge.  Wild Wings is a not-for-profit educational organization that cares for permanently injured birds of prey or “raptors” which are unable to survive on their own in the wild.  A fact the children found […]

08Jul
2015
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Summer Camp: CSI

Our Summer Adventures 4 Kids is in full swing.  This week the theme is CSI:  Camp Scene Investigations. Our St. John’s kids had to maneuver through a “laser” obstacle course without getting touched by a laser (red yarn which criss-crossed through the room).   Stenson campers showed off their own detective licenses, badges, and disguises!  Over at our […]

07Jul
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: From the Garden

We planted all kinds of seeds in the spring.  When the seeds sprout, we can move them outside and watch them grow flowers and vegetables.  This week we will look at what we’ve grown or learn about what farmers grow for us.  We will try foods that grow in the garden and some things we […]

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