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Preparing for Camp 2021

Dear Camp Families, Welcome to DaVinci Experience! We are so glad that you will be a part of the DaVinci family this summer. This post will provide you with the information you need to prepare for your upcoming camp experience.  What to Bring to Camp Be sure to label your child's belongings with their name.   - Snack, water bottle, and bag lunch (no lunch for half day campers)  - If staying for Extended PM, send an extra snack  - Sunscreen and bug spray (please apply prior to arrival)    - Sneakers or shoes safe for running (no crocs or flip-flops, please!)  - A smock or large t-shirt for painting Directions to Camp:  Our Falmouth programs will be taking place at the  Mason Motz Activity Center,  which is located at 190 Middle Rd. in Falmouth. Please enter through the double doors that face Middle Road. For the safety of our campers, the Middle Road doors are unlocked only arrival and pick-up times. Please use the front door by Falmouth Community
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Grinding Gears with Engineers

 Grinding Gears with Engineers Monday On Monday, campers learned how to build strong structures by utilizing pillars. They created paper structures and statues. Tuesday  On Tuesday, campers built bridges! They used a variety of tools  to create their bridges.  Wednesday We tried the egg drop challenge! Campers built contraptions that would keep their egg safe when dropped from a high spot. In the afternoon, Junior campers built tippy towers with with foam and shaving cream. Thursday It was catapult day! Campers built catapults and tested them.  Friday On Friday campers learned about buoyancy and build boats. 
CRIME LAB Monday To kick off our super fun week at Crime Lab camp, we learned all about what forensic science is and created our own brief cases. These brief cases will hold all our detective work throughout the week! Creative Triangle Brief Case Homemade brief cases After lunch the kids had all sorts of fun creating a lie detector test and learning about hand writing analysis.  The kids are loving handwriting analysis Tuesday Tuesday was finger print day!!! The kids got to take their own finger prints, lift finger prints off glasses, and be detectives and identify finger prints of their friends.  Finger print day was so much fun! The juniors made finger print art The kids are lifting their finger print off the jars We are putting cocoa powder on our jars to uncover finger prints.  We are dusty for finger prints Wed nesday On Wednesday we made lab coats and created our own detective and forensics scientist personas. The seniors put on a play at the end of the day using props they creat

Bug Bonanza

 Bug Bonanza It's getting buggy at DaVinci this week.  Monday On Monday campers made bug journals, studied the parts of a bug, and tried to build bugs with nature and legos. In the afternoon they made bug journals and studied bugs outside. Tuesday On Tuesday the classes made bug catchers and tried catching and releasing bugs. They studied the bugs they found and sketched them in their bug journals. Campers also studied ants and did an experiment that tested what kinds of food ants liked the best.  Wednesday On Wednesday campers studied bees! They learned about the important role that bees play in our ecosystem. They learned about pollination and planted flowers. Thursday On Thursday campers studied butterflies! They made butterfly nets and butterfly inspired art. In the afternoon the campers began studying for their entomologist "conference."  Friday On Friday we hosted our entomologist conferences. Each class presented for another class.  Puppet Show about Bugs

Art of Acting

Art of Acting Lights, camera, action! It was a theatrical week at DaVinci. Monday On Monday, the campers chose what characters they would be representing in our Friday performance. They began preparing for their show. Tuesday It was PJ and Stuffy day! The campers also explored puppetry and made puppets with card stock and popsicle sticks. They continued to work on their performances, and began creating sets and props.  Wednesday It was Wacky Wednesday! Campers arrived to camp with clashing socks and  wacky hair. During the camp day, they continued to work on their performances.  Thursday It was Tropical Thursday! During the camp day, they continued to work on their performances.  Friday It was performance day. At 11:30, all the campers got to perform for families. 
  WEEK AT THE SANDY SPA Monday On Monday, we started our day with a little yoga and got to know one another. We launched into our topic of the day which was skin health and healthy cosmetic products. The girls made foot scrubs and lip scrubs, before we made our way to the beach.  Tuesday  On Tuesday we warmed up our bodies with a little Tai Chi. Our lesson of the day was nutrition. We made guacamole and infused cucumber and lemon water. We also made our own hand sanitizer and played a mystery essential oil game. And of course we made our way down to the beach! Wednesday  Wednesday was friendship day!!! This day was all about focusing on healthy relationships. Our exercise of the day was creating a dance routine with friends (which was the birth of the Firecracker Dance Group). The girls did hair, face masks, friendship bracelets, and nails.  Thursday Thursday focused completely on the 7 Chakras. The girls learned the different chakras and had a chakra candle ceremony where they reflect