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1 Kindergarten Readiness Specialty Theme Weeks Flexible, Extended Hours Air Conditioned Building Field Trips & Special Events Science & Nature Sports & Games Arts & Crafts San Jose Merryhill School 750 N. Capitol Ave Bldg. D, San Jose, CA sanjose.merryhillschool.com For Further info, please Karen Cooper, Principal or Yesenia Camacho, Camp Director

2 Camp Zone®… Ready?! Aim, Go! Each week, campers jump into action, participating in exciting sports programs, exploring nature, becoming involved in performing and creative arts, playing a part in group activities, and attending special events. Our campers have the opportunity to expand their horizons during the summer, embarking on new adventures, and having fun! Our exceptional program and dedicated staff create an environment that forges lifelong friendships among our campers. We create a summer experience that is unforgettable! Sling Shot Your Way Over Camp Zone at Merryhill School Week 1: June 3-7Chuck E. Cheese/300 Bowling/Magic Mike Performance Week 2: June Oakland Zoo/For Goodness Snakes Show Week 3: June Malibu Grand Prix/Game Truck/Obstacle Course Jump House Week 4: June The Jungle Island/Nickel City/ “ph-antastic ph-un” Assembly Week 5: July 1-5 Cucina Bambini/Game Truck/ Petting Zoo (closed 4 th of July) Week 6: July 8-12Blackberry Farms/Happy Birds Performance Week 7: July Raging Waters/”Mad Messages” Workshop Week 8: July Fremont Aqua Adventures/”Bugs” Workshop Week 9: July 29-August 2 Emerald Hills Golfland/Waterslide Jump House Camp Zone®… Sore On Over KINDERGARTEN! Kindergarten Readiness Program Is your child heading to kindergarten in the fall? Do you want your child to maintain the skills learned in preschool in preparation for the transition to Kindergarten? Our Camp zone K-Readiness Program is designed for students to continue building their skills before starting kindergarten. The curriculum assists the young students with development of their fine motor skills, confidence, literacy, and math readiness in a small group setting. If you’re looking for a program that will have your children ready for Kindergarten, come take a look at our Camp Zone K-readiness program. Weekly Highlighted Field Trips & On-site Activities Camp Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am-4:00pm * Extended Hours: 6:30am – 9:00am and 4:00pm – 6:00pm * No additional cost for extended hours Friendly Reminders K-readiness activities are held every Thursday on site Grades 1 st – 5 th off site campers joining our Wednesdays field trip must pack a bagged cold lunch All campers must wear Camp Zone shirt on Wednesdays

3 Customize FUN Summer is set to LAUNCH! Sample Daily Schedule Summer Academics We know that during the summer we must also further our campers learning by providing the skills to: · “learn to communicate mathematically” · organize and consolidate their mathematical, scientific and historical thinking through communication and comprehension · Communicate mathematical thinking coherently, precisely and clearly · Analyze and evaluate the mathematical and scientific thinking and strategies of others Based on these requirements we recognized that our academic program had to contain Math, Language Arts and Comprehension to insure the building of our camper’s skills in each of these areas. Session for 1st-2nd Grade The math session: 8:30-9:15. The Language Arts & Comprehension session: 9:20-10:05 am. Session for 3rd-5th Grade The math session: 10:25-11:10 am. The Language Arts & Comprehension session: 11:15-12:00. This schedule allows your child to take advantage of both subjects. A qualified teacher will teach these classes. Class size is limited to 15 students. Please fill out the form below to reserve your child’s space in these classes. Summer Academics costs $60.00 per week, for registered campers. If you child is only attending Academic Camp see the office for the rate. Payments must be made on the Monday of the scheduled week in order for the camper to participate. Space is limited! Cancellations and additions require a one week notice. While we will have multiple grade levels, we are incorporating skills, centers and group work that will challenge and build our students learning styles. Our goal is to make sure the academics enriches and prepares your child for the coming school year. 6:30 — 9:00 am Extended Care (no additional fee!) 9:00 — 9:30 am Opening Ceremony – morning exercise, challenges, bunk roll call 9:30 — 10:30 amMorning Academics/Reading Program 10:00 — 10:30 amMorning Recess/AM Snack (Please pack your camper a snack) 10:30 — 11:30amRotation 1 (arts & crafts, cooking, games…) 11:30 – 12:30pmRotation 2 (science, Lego building…) 12:30 – 1:30pmLunch/Recess 1:30 – 2:30pmRotation 3 (reading, team building…) 2:30 – 3:30pm Recreation Room/ Computers/ Wii/ Xbox 3:30-4:00Afternoon Recess/PM Snack (Camp provides afternoon snack) 4:00 – 5:00pmCampers Choice 5:00 – 6:00pmExtended Care (no additional fee!) Our camp program is designed to allow parents to select a summer of fun that will meet the needs of each individual family. Parents may pick and choose the weeks of camp they wish their child(ren) to attend. The Camp Zone program; however, does require a ONE WEEK non-refundable deposit. Along with the regular camp day (9am to 4pm) we offer extended care in the morning (6:30am-9:00am) and in the afternoon (4:00pm-6:00pm). Camp Zone also offers an array of specialty camps that are held after the regular camp day. These camps include activities such as swimming, disc golf, archery, ceramics, cartoon sketching, zumba and more!

4 2013 Weekly Dates & Themes Week 3: June 17-21Superhero Week Superman! Spiderman! Batman! Wonder Woman! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Don’t forget your capes and masks this week, be-cause we’ll be flying around fighting crime, and using our cool super powers! Week 2: June Where the Wild Things Are Remind you of a book or movie?! This week we will explore the amazing world of animals. Week 1: June 3-17 VIP Week This week is a chance to celebrate one of our favorite things in life: FRIENDS! Campers who get to start summer vacation early this week is all about you! Week 4: June The World of Dr. Seuss Oh the things they’ll learn! We will celebrate by engaging children in a series of activities, games, songs, and rhymes linked to four of Theodor Seuss’s most popular books for young children: The Cat and the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, One fish two fish red fish blue fish, and The Foot Book. Week 5: July 1-5 World Domination As the USA takes the week to celebrate its independence, we’ll enjoy classic American traditions, while also learning about other cool places around the world. Week 6: July 8-12 Wild West Yee-Haw! There are some new sheriffs in town this week as we get wild in the west! Come prepared with your cowboy hats, boots, and bandanas so that you can be ready for the hoe-down!! Week 7: July Mystery Week In every child, there is a small detective just DYING to come out. Who is the bathroom vandal at the Merryhill School? What just made that noise? What happens when I try opening my juice box with my teeth? Kids want to learn and know and investigate. What better camp theme than to take that innate urge and run with it? Week 8: July Adventureland Creating an adventure is one of the interesting themes for a summer camp. In this adventureland, the campers will perform many different activities including relay races and treasure hunting where team work is necessary. Week 9: July 29-August 2 Fun and Fitness This week we will focus on health on and wellness – KIDS STYLE! By creating healthy cooking concoctions & playing outside. Campers will learn how to take care of your body.

5 The K-Readiness Experience at Camp Zone It’s time to register for the Kindergarten Kick-off summer program: One Step Closer to Kindergarten! This program is meant for children who will be starting kindergarten in the fall; whether it be at Merryhill or another school. All are welcome! Over the 9 weeks of Kinder Kick-off our teachers will keep an a academic momentum going to ensure that your child is ready for Kindergarten once school begins. Their lessons will be activity-based and very fun. At the end of the summer you will get a report that tells you what your child’s strengths and weaknesses are. Since it’s SUMMER we have plenty of special fun planned as well. Every Thursday we will have an on campus presentation or special activity. Check it out: 6/6 Magic Mike Performance 6/13 For Goodness Snakes Show 6/20 Obstacle Course Jump House (please send your camper with socks) 6/27 “Ph-antastic Ph-un” Assembly 7/5 Petting Zoo Closed for Independence Day 7/4 7/11 Happy Birds Performance 7/18 “Mad Messages” Workshop 7/25 “Bugs” Workshop 8/1 Waterslide Jump House (bring your swimsuit, towel & water shoes … don’t forget to label your belongings) 6:30-8:30am: Extended daycare (no additional fee) 8:30-9:00am: Circle Time 9:00-10:00am: Reading/Writing (review letters, fine motor skills, etc.) 10:00-10:30am: Snack/Recess 10:30-11:30am: Math Review (review counting, patterns, etc.) 11:30-12:30pm: Lunch/Recess 12:30-1:00pm: Quiet Time 1:00-1:30pm: Reading Aloud 1:30-2:30pm: Camp Zone Structured Activities (ie: Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Music, Sports) 2:30-3:00pm: Snack/Recess 3:00-4:00pm: Camp Zone Structured Activities (ie: Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Music, Sports) 4:00-5:00pm: Campers Choice 5:00-6:00pm: Aftercare (no additional fee) *Academic review is offered on Monday- Friday. On Thursdays campers are involved in a “Fun Day”. Every Thursday there is a special on-site activity that every camper will participate in. Please note that there are no academics the first week of camp June 3 th – 7 th. Only Camp Zone Activities will be offered. Sample Schedule It’s Time to Prepare for Kindergarten

6 Cooking Camp On-site Sweet treats, How would like to put your apron on and have some fun baking delicious snacks? Campers will have fun learning simple creative recipes while creating some yummy treats! Dates: July 22 nd -26 th Cost: $65 per session All Ages *This class is taught by Ms. Yesenia Disc Golf & Archery Camp On-site Disc golf is played much like traditional golf, but instead of a ball and clubs, players use a disc or Frisbee. Archery is the art, practice, or skill of propelling arrows with the use of a bow. Campers will learn the technical skills that a disc golfer and archery can use. Dates: June 10 th -14 th Cost: $50 per session 3 rd Grade and up *This class is taught by Mr. Adams Zumbatomic Camp On-site Kids love to crank up the music, shake, wiggle and have a blast with their friends. So why not get fit while they’re at it? This Dance Camp classes are rockin’, high-energy fitness packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines to all the music kids love: like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more! Dates: June 17 th - 21 st Cost: $60 per session All Ages *This class is taught by a certified zumba instructor All classes are held in the afternoon and are determine by the number of participants, excluding swimming. Schedules and specific activities are subject to change with parental notification. No classes on Wednesdays due to our Field Trip Day! Swimming Camp Off-site The primary goals of the swimming lessons are twofold: one, to help swimmers improve their technical skills, and two, to help educate and motivate swimmers and encourage their progress. Swimmers are taught in a structured and enjoyable environment that emphasizes individual improvement. Participants will be divided up into smaller groups based upon age and ability. All levels for ages 4 and up, 5:1 student to teacher ratio, 30 minute classes. Dates: Session 1- June 24 th - July 2 nd cost:$90 Session 2- July 8 th - 19 th cost : $120 Session 3- July 22 nd - 30 th cost: $90 *No classes on Wednesday 7/3 & Thursday 7/4 Times: Sessions are held in the morning between 11:00-12:30pm *This classes are taught by a trained staff of West Coast Aquatics Cartoon Sketching Camp On-site Learn cartooning techniques and get expert tips on drawing for comics and animation with Mr. Adams. Dates: July 15 th -19 th Cost: $50 per session 1 st Grade and up *This class is taught by Mr. Adams Pottery Camp On-site What kid doesn’t want to show off their creative ability? We do everything it takes- pottery, paints, brushes and do all the glazing and firing! Campers will bring home 4 personal projects. Dates: June 24 th - 28 th Cost: $80.00 per session All Ages *This class is taught by a trained staff from Color Me Mine Sewing Camp On-site Get your kids stitching this summer! You will be introduced to step-by-step sewing techniques, pattern layout, pinning, cutting and other basic skills. Let’s have fun with sewing! Dates: June 10 th -14 th Cost: $70 per session 2 nd Grade and up *This class is taught by Ms.Suzie Clay Impressions Camp On-site Learn how to build your very own clay master piece. The class will teach you simple hand building Ceramic techniques, using white earthenware clay. Let this first class introduce you to the wonderful world of ceramics. Dates: July 8 th & 9 th only Cost: $45 per session 3 rd Grade and up *This class is taught by a trained staff from Color Me Mine

7 Camp Zone Weekly Off Campus Activities PERMISSION SLIP My child, ______________________________, has my permission to attend weekly off campus activities throughout the summer (6/3/13-8/2/13). These activities include trips that use a school bus, light rail, and/or walking as modes of transportation. Parent or Guardian Signature: _______________________________________ Date: ___________________ Consent for Medical Treatment As a parent, agency representative, or legal guardian, I hereby give consent to Merryhill School to provide all emergency dental and/or medical care prescribed by a duty licensed physician (M.D.) or dentist (D. D. S. ) for ___________________. This care may be given under whatever conditions are necessary to preserve the life, limb, or well-being of my dependent. Parent or Guardian Signature: _______________________________________ Date: _____________________ In an emergency contact: ____________________________________ Cell Phone: ____________________________ Home Phone: ______________________________________________ Work Phone: __________________________

8 Payment PolicyCheck OnlyCheck # __________Date ________Amount $__________ A non-refundable deposit of one week's camp fees is required at the time of enrollment to hold your reservation. The deposit will be applied to the campers' final week of camp. Weekly camp payment is due on the first day of the week by 9:00am. After 6:00pm on the second day of the week, a $30 late fee will be added to your balance. Weekly Activity payments must be added to your weekly payments. Payment for specialty camps must be paid at the time of registration. All swimming and specially camps are non-refundable. * All camp programs are prescheduled, any changes (additions/deletions) to originally selected programs must be made two weeks in advance. All requests for cancellations with out a two week notice will not be accommodated and payment will be required. *Camp closed on Monday 7/4

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