Rising 1st-2nd Grade

Best Buddies

Best Buddies 1st-2nd Grades

Campers are assigned a Best Buddies group and will spend the morning and lunch with a team of core counselors. Each day will be filled with exciting choices, some offered by the core counselors and some by specialized instructors with the assistance of the core counselors. Swim instruction is offered every day. Following lunch, Buddies will join other campers in 1st–6th grade on the field for the afternoon activity choices and a closing meeting.

Camper/Counselor Ratio: 10:1


Sample Day Activities Include:

  • Creative Writing
  • Quiet Story Time
  • Dance and Movement
  • Baseball
  • General Sports Games
  • Explorations in Rock Creek Park
  • Weaving and Textile Art

Academic Mix-Ins

List of 2 items.

  • Summer Reading

    Session 1 & 2

    Best Buddies can integrate Summer Reading into their day instead of one activity period.

    The summer reading group is designed to enrich reading, spelling, speech, and writing skills. This approach has been popular with students from many schools and is a great way to reinforce language arts skills. Classes will be 45 minutes in length and may be added to the Best Buddies program.
  • Summer Math

    Session 1 & 2

    Best Buddies can integrate Summer Math into their day instead of one activity period.

    A summer session for review and reinforcement of math skills using manipulatives and fun, hands-on activities. This is a great opportunity for campers to enrich math skills. Best Buddies can integrate this program into their day. Classes will be 45 minutes in length and may be added to the Best Buddies program.