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Castle, Knights, and Princesses

Dear DaVinci Community,
It was a royal and fantastical week at Castles, Knights, and Princesses! 
The seniors and the juniors

Monday

The Juniors got to create their own medieval personas and learned a song and dance to the story of Sleeping Beauty. In the afternoon, they made fairy wands and princess dresses. The Seniors learned how people in the Medieval Age told time and also made Codes of Honor.
Senior Class: Codes of Honor
Junior Class: Princess Dress Designing 

Tuesday

Today was castle day! Both classes spent the morning planning their castle designs. They then dedicated the afternoon to building their castles out of recycled materials. The Juniors began their study of multicultural Cinderella stories. They read the Chinese story, “Ye-Shen,” and then painted Ye-Shen’s fish fairy godmother. 
Senior Castles!

Ye-Shen's Fishy Godmother

Wednesday

It was performance day! The seniors performed a skit of “Prince George and the Dragon” for the Juniors, and then the Juniors performed a song about Sleeping Beauty for the Seniors. In the afternoon, the Juniors read the Irish Cinderella and then made swords and shields. The Seniors kept busy on various crafts, such as medieval maps, life-size knight portraits, and more.


Thursday

It was Catapult Day! During the morning, the campers kept busy constructing their catapults. In the afternoon, the Juniors painted their catapults and also read the Persian Cinderella. 

Check out that catapult!

Friday

Today was tournament day! After creating knight regalia, the seniors and the juniors duked it out in a marshmallow-catapult war. In the afternoon, the campers had sprinkler time. 

It was a great week with a lovely group of campers. We hope to see you again soon!


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