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Crime Lab Camp

Dear DaVinci Community,

We have had a great week at Crime Lab camp! Here is a look at a few of our favorite moments:
Monday On Monday, the students created detective briefcases, which were made to hold all of their crafts for the week. After lunch, two detectives from the Portland Police department came to talk to the kids about being investigators. The detectives staged a crime scene and the children had to determine what was important evidence. Afterward, the children took the important evidence out to the police departments mobile crime truck that was parked in the elementary school parking lot. The kids got to use real crime scene tools to find and lift fingerprints off of the items in the staged crime scene.
The Briefcases! TuesdayWe learned quite a bit about fingerprinting today. Each camper created his/her own print book, which was then decorated with fingerprints. Some students also chose to make lip prints with lipstick. They also closely examined their own fingerprints to di…

Preparing for Camp

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 CampBe 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 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 Programs office at any other time.

Allergies and Permiss…

2018 Camp Staff

Meet our 2018 Camp Staff! Administration:Kristen Coleman, Executive Director: Kristen Coleman started as a DaVinci Experience camper many years ago. She attended both the Falmouth and the Cousins Island camps. She went to college and majored in business and finance. Last summer, Kristen interned at DaVinci Experience and fell in love with camp all over again. She enjoys working with children and is the education administrator at a local Falmouth church. DaVinci Experience Summer Camp is excited to have her at the helm with her excellent management skills and her love of working with children. She brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the position. Lydia MacDonald, Camp Director:This is Lydia’s third year with DaVinci Experience Summer Camps, and she is absolutely thrilled to be back. Lydia has nearly a decade's experience working in summer camps. Before joining the DaVinci team, Lydia spent seven years working at a children’s theater Brunswick, where she organized and implement…