Literacy Camp

Registration opens May 1st, 2019. Please check back to this page for the registration link.

NU Reads offers Themed Camps for ages 7-11 and Play & Learn Camps for ages 4-6. Please click each tab for further information. Our two camps join together during some portions of the day (e.g. lunch, outdoor play, and reading buddies).

Camps are led by Nipissing University teacher education students.

Sign up for one or more weeks. Spaces are limited.​

Description: Each theme sets the stage for a week-long journey filled with hands-on, authentic literacy learning opportunities connected to art, science, nature and more!

Weeks & Themes: Please see below for our 2019 camp offerings. Both camps will include a focus on these overarching themes this year. 

Description: From shared book reading to alphabet games and more, our play-based learning environment provides opportunities for exploration and enjoyment while building literacy skills.

Weeks & Themes: Please see below for our 2019 camp offerings. Both camps will include a focus on these overarching themes this year. 

Single Day Options: For our youngest campers, we offer single full-day options as they are available.

 

For the summer of 2019, we are offering 4 weeks of camp during the month of July. Week 1 is a 4-day camp for $155.00. Weeks 2-4 are 5-day camps for $180.00. For our youngest Play & Learn campers (ages 4-6), we offer single-day options for $40 (as available). 

We are once again offering an Early Bird Rate for registrations received on or before June 1st, 2019. The early bird rate is $165 for 5-day camps and $147 for 4-day camps. Please note the early bird rate does not apply to the option for individual days for the Play & Learn camps.

Our camps are help at Nipissing University and run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with drop-off beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Nipissing University front foyer. After-hours care is available until 5:00 p.m. with an additional charge of $5 per day. Please contact Emma, our camp coordinator, for further information.

Week 1 (July 2nd - July 5th): Inventor's Workshop: Dream, Design, Discover!

Calling all inventors and designers! You’re invited to help us transform our camp rooms into an inventor’s workshop. We’ll read stories about inventions, explore what we can create with found materials, and celebrate what we can do with an idea!

Please note: This is a repeat camp from last year but on a different week.

Week 2 (July 8th - July 12th): Heroes are Everywhere!

Description to follow soon.

Week 3 (July 15th - July 19th): Author Exploration - Mo Willems Week

Description to follow soon.

Week 4​ (July 22nd - July 26th): Welcome to Animal Planet!

Description to follow soon.