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Aqualicious, Purplicious and More!

June 1-4 (4 days)
Ages 5-7
Brenda Dyer and Sarah Maharry
Cost: $220

Hey Pinkalicious fans! Here is your chance to explore all of Victoria Kann’s creative books. Our literary adventure will include fun crafts to accompany her books, role playing, choral reading, water play, making Play-Doh, unicorns and magic wands. Join us for a "goldilicious" good time! Register here.

(4 day camp due to the Memorial Day holiday. No camp Monday, May 31st.)

Passport to Europe

June 1-4
Ages 5-7
Christy Perry and Payton Atkins
Cost: $220

Come along with us on a fun adventure through five European countries! This week we will be flying overseas to explore the different cultures and experiences that Europe has to offer. Calling all young tourists to grab their passports and get ready to travel! Register here.

(4 day camp due to the Memorial Day holiday. No camp Monday, May 31st.)

Dog Days of Summer

June 7-11
Ages 5-7
Annie Carey and Dylan Hunt
Cost: $270

Do you love dogs? Do you love summertime? If so, this camp is for you! We will play doggie games, read dog books, make dog crafts and dog toys and eat dog themed treats. We’ll learn how dogs drink, why they shake and see what it all looks like in slow motion. We’ll learn about different kinds of dogs and how to care for dogs. We’ll dress like dogs, act like dogs and play like dogs! We’ll end the week with a ‘trip’ to a dog shelter (pretend) and each child will choose a stuffie dog to adopt! So, join us for a barking good time! FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.

Renaissance Faire

June 7-11
Ages 5-7
Bryce Warren and Suzanne Tomlinson
Cost: $270

Welcome to Rivendell's very own Renaissance Faire!  Let us take you on a magical adventure through time and legend. We'll explore the era of knights and castles and kings and queens. Come immerse yourself in the Renaissance lifestyle by eating foods of the period –with your fingers– making toasts to her Majesty’s health as you quaff a ginger ale from your bejeweled goblet, and cheering loudly for the knight of your choice at the joust. This class will surely be a treat for the senses. Remember, the more you participate, the more fun you’ll have! Register here.

Down the Rabbit Hole: Alice in Wonderland

June 14-18
Ages 5-7
Christin Gallagher and Bryce Warren
Cost: $270

Fall down the rabbit hole into a world of fun and adventure. Campers will explore the classic Alice in Wonderland story, have tea parties, celebrate unbirthdays, make hats and crafts, and so much more. By the end of the week, campers will find that getting lost in a good book can take you on a magical adventure and involve more than just reading. You won’t want to miss this enchanted week. Register here.

Puppets and Puppeteering

June 14-18
Ages 5-7
Payton Atkins and Deborah McIntyre
Cost: $270

It will be a beautiful week in the neighborhood as we explore different kinds of puppets and make stick, finger, hand, and string puppets. You will also learn how to make animal shadow puppets for a short performance. Register here.

Adventures of Jack and Annie: Magic Treehouse Books 6-10

June 21-25
Ages 5-7
Annie Carey and Christin Gallagher
Cost: $270

“The wind started to blow. The tree house started to spin.” Calling all Magic Tree House fans! At this mega-fun camp we will read different Magic Tree House books, learn what it would be like to be a kid in different eras, and so much more. Campers will participate in engaging themed activities, crafts and lessons from books 6 - 10. Get ready for a week of kid-powered adventure. FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.

Messy Kids

June 21-25
Ages 5-7
Christy Perry and Dylan Hunt
Cost: $270

Time to get messy! This camp will push young kids to get wild, let loose, and have fun. Whether we are learning about slippery science, gooey cooking, or splattering art, the kiddos will have a great time getting dirty! Our games, snacks, and activities will be sure to be creative and chaotic! Kids thrive with the freedom to make a mess! So come in clothes ready to be washed, and enjoy Messy Kids. FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.

Book Club: Celebrating Children’s Authors

June 28-July 2
Ages 5-7
Annie Carey and Suzanne Tomlinson
Cost: $270

Join us for Book Club! We'll make things to wear, things to play with and things to eat, all based on books by our favorite authors. From Mo Willems and Eric Carle to Lauren Child and Maurice Sendak, each day will be a celebration and adventure into the world of children's picture books! So come join us for lots of crafty & delicious fun! Register here.

Paper Made

June 28-July 2
Ages 5-7
Payton Atkins and Dylan Hunt
Cost: $270

What can you do with a plain-old piece of paper? Well, in this Younger Kids Camp, you'll realize that the possibilities are endless! With a little imagination and some hard work, students will be having a great time making, crafting, folding and tearing to their heart's content. So come see what these young imaginations can do in Paper Made! FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.

Time Travelers

July 5-9
Ages 5-7
Carol Mouton and Deborah McIntyre
Cost: $270

Come join us for a journey in time! We will begin the week building our very own travel machine. We will start our trip living with the dinosaurs. Then, we will travel on together to experience several periods in history. We'll end our journey in the future! Carol and Rachel are looking forward to our adventure together. FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.

All About Plants

July 5-9
Ages 5-7
Payton Atkins and Dylan Hunt
Cost: $270

Get ready to learn all about plants! Throughout the week, campers will engage in activities that focus on the parts of the plant, a plant's life cycle, and plants we can eat! We will be spending a lot of time outside with different plants in our environment. We will also go on nature walks and at the end of the week the whole class will be able to choose and plant something right here at Rivendell together. We look forward to growing with you! Register here.

Bird Camp: Come Fly with Me!

July 12-16
Ages 5-7
Rachel French and Carol Mouton
Cost: $270

Come spread your wings and dive in deep with learning and exploring all about birds! These fascinating creatures explore the sky while making it look like the most fun way to spend any day. We will have hands on artwork, experiments, learning, and so much more! We can’t wait to “quack” up with you this summer. Register here.

Space Explorers

July 12-16
Ages 5-7
Dylan Hunt and Payton Atkins
Cost: $270

The mysteries of space have intrigued humanity for eons! In this sumper camp, we will continue that thirst for knowledge as we soar through the universe! Whether learning about the moon, the planets, the inventions used to study the stars, or getting a little more creative and imagining what may live beyond our solar system, the Younger Kids will have an amazing time being Space Explorers. FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait listRegister here.

Beach Rivendell

July 19-23
Ages 5-7
Carol Mouton and Payton Atkins
Cost: $270

Come frolic with us at Beach Rivendell! We will pretend to be on the beach for some ocean fun as we create art projects, experiment with salt water buoyancy, make our own shells, and play in some wet sand. Join us as we jump into the “waves” for lots of seaside fun! FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.

Building Fun with Dwellings

July 19-23
Ages 5-7
Deborah McIntyre and Elise Behunin
Cost: $270

Do you love to design and build things? This is the camp for you! Can we build nests with our feet and "beaks" like a bird? Probably not, but we can try. We will discover that human dwellings are much easier to construct. We will design and build a model teepee, yurt, mud house, igloo, and a stilt house with a thatched roof. FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait listRegister here.

Silly Science to Storybooks

July 26-30
Ages 5-7
Alison Carter and Carol Mouton
Cost: $270

Join us for a week full of silly, messy and fun STEAM projects. Each day we will read a story, some new and some familiar, and complete fun games, experiments, crafts, and more that go along with each story. Get ready to laugh, create, and make new friends along the way. Don’t forget your messy clothes! FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.

Young Authors

August 2-6
Ages 5-7
Deborah McIntyre and Kelly Hobbs-Perry
Cost: $270

Books can take us on far away adventures, help us solve problems, and inspire us to change the world! But what makes a great book so great? How do you write a book that people will love? If your child loves to read or be read to, or if their imagination never seems to turn off, join us in Young Authors, and let them learn the skills to create a children’s book they want to see in the world! FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.

Up in the Air: The Mystery of Flight

August 9-13
Ages 5-7
Carol Mouton and Deborah McIntyre
Cost :$270

Why does a balloon float? Why do kites soar? How can rockets blast through space? How can a helicopter hover? How can a 575 ton A380 get off the ground? During these five days of fun, you will discover the mystery of flight as you design, build and experiment with different flying apparatus. FULL This camp is full, but you can sign up for the wait list. Register here.