Camp Co-op: Around the World in 50 Days

Welcome to Camp Co-op, a full day camp for first through sixth graders. Spend the summer exploring the world, learning about different countries and cultures, making friends and having fun.

Summer camps are open to children entering first grade through sixth grade.

What Your Kids Will Experience

Each week of camp will have a theme, but every week will include the following activities:

  • Kids running a store to raise funds for a local food pantry
  • Tons of outdoor time in our vast wooded playground
  • Arts & crafts indoors and out
  • Water play
  • Celebrate cultural diversity
  • Games & movies

Camp Details

Camp Hours

  • Weekly starting Monday, June 5 – Friday, August 11
  • 7AM – 5:45PM Monday – Friday
  • Camp activities 9AM – 3PM
  • No camp on Tuesday, July 4th

Additional Forms

Additional forms will be emailed after completing registration.

Payment Policy

  • $175 per week non-student
  • $155 per week current student
  • Register before March 15th to get the $155 rate
  • A $100 non-refundable deposit fee is due with registration (fee will be applied to tuition cost)
  • No credit for days missed
  • Balance due 7 days prior to the first day of camp

Cancellation Policy

The full week’s tuition will be charged if a written cancellation notice is not received by the treasurer two weeks prior to the first day of camp.

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Contact

Have summer camp questions or need help enrolling? Please email us at office@mcsomaha.org.

Summer Schedule

Week 1: June 5 - 9 Folk Games Around the World

Card games, ball games and board games; children have been playing games for thousands of years. Explore the world of games: learn new games, find out which game was played by ancient Roman soldiers and make games of your own to take home.

Week 2: June 12 - 16 Ancient Greece

Travel back to Ancient Greece and explore what life was like for kids 3,000 years ago. Take part in a mock Olympics and learn the stories of the Greek gods.

Week 3: June 19 - 23 Happy 150th Birthday Nebraska!

It’s Nebraska’s 150th birthday this year. Explore what Nebraska was like 150 years ago and how it became a state. Participate in the “I Am Nebraska” oral history campaign and learn about the pioneers. Come celebrate!

Week 4: June 26 - 30 Italy

Discover how Romulus and Remus founded the city of Rome. Paint your very own ceiling fresco, just like Michelangelo! Learn about the ancient Roman Empire – the architecture, art, fashion, and food.

Week 5: July 3 - 7 Peace Week

Explore the legacy of individuals like Maria Montessori, Martin Luther King Jr., and Mahatma Gandhi; change makers who believed in peace and non-violence. Pick a cause that you believe will make the world a more peaceful place. Design a poster and march with us for a better world.

Week 6: July 10 - 14 West Africa

Explore the kingdoms of Ghana and Mali. Learn about their rich and diverse culture from medieval times to today through story and theater. Recreate a model of the Great Mosque of Djenne.

Week 7: July 17 - 21 Masks Around the World

People around the world use masks for many reasons: to protect, to disguise and to transform. Explore the world of masks from American Catcher’s masks to Brazilian Carnival masks to masks made in New Guinea for yams. Discover their meaning, enjoy their beauty and make masks of your own.

Week 8: July 24 - 28 India

Learn about the fascinating culture and history of India through stories, songs, and crafts. Visit a Hindu temple, practice yoga, and perform a skit from one of the many stories from India.

Week 9: July 31 - Aug 4 The People of the Plains

Learn about the foods, medicines, tools, clothing, and dwellings of tribes from the Plains. Design your own amulet and create your own medicine alter.

Week 10: Aug 7 - 11 Serving Our Community

Explore the importance of community service and how you can make a difference. Campers will run a store this week to raise money to purchase groceries to donate to a local food pantry.

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Please complete one enrollment form for each student.

Registration will be confirmed when you provide a check for the $100 deposit payable to Montessori Co-op School. Checks can be mailed or provided in-person to Emily Huyck.

Call 402.345.2001 or via email at office@mcsomaha.org if you have questions.

  • Invoices will be emailed