July 2016

This month's newsletter topics

Summer camps – Fall Morning Preschool  – Our Afternoon Programs for the Fall

Themes this month include:

  • Summer Camps
  • Fall Morning Preschool
  • Afternoon Programs for the Fall

Summer Camps:

Summer camps are off to a great start!  Our campers have loved acting with Northwest Children’s Theater, and dancing with Rachael Brown Dance Company.  Children enjoyed learning and playing new sports, as well as camping in the classroom and learning about Portland!

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Hands On offers camp through August!
July 11-14  –  All Around Your World!
Explore learning about many cultures through art and food!

July 18-21  –  Music, Art and Dance, Oh My!
Spend the week learning and playing with local children’s musicians and artist!

July 25-28  –   Art Explorers! Learn about real artists and create your own gallery quality work!

Aug. 1-4  – Dinosaurs! Learn about dinosaurs and fossils!

Aug. 8-11 –  Let’s Build It! We are going to roll up our sleeves and build!

Aug. 15-18 – Recycled Arts! We will create new things out of recycled materials.

Aug 22-25  –  Kids in the kitchen. Cook all week and enjoy food from our garden!

What do I bring?

Please make sure your child arrives with sunscreen, a water bottle, lunch and is dressed for fun in play clothes. You should also send a bag of extra clothes. Summer activities are outside and can be wet and messy!

What are the hours?

Summer camps start at 9AM. Students should be picked up at 12:30 PM. There is no early drop-off in the summer. Families are welcome to play on the playground before and after summer camp.

Can I add more days?

Yes! You can always add more days if we have space available.

Fall Morning Preschool

We are looking forward to another great school year starting in September!

Stop by for a visit Sept. 6th, any time between 10 AM and noon to get to know your teachers, see your class and make new friends!
School starts on Wednesday the 7th at 9 AM.

Preschool hours are from 9-12:30.
Early drop -off starts at 8:30. Your child can attend 1,2,3,4 or 5 mornings a week!
Our weekly music class will continue on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Afternoon Programs

Hands On and St. David’s also partner with other local children’s programs to offer afternoon classes for preschool-aged children in our building. Programs like Portland Early Learning and Express Yourself Dance will continue offering classes again starting in the fall. More information about afternoon classes will be available in August.
Afternoon classes start in September and continue through May.

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