Summer Camp

El Rancho School Summer Day Camp


2016 Summer Camp

Your child will enjoy a fun-filled summer while experiencing the excitement and joy of learning new things, swimming, and having SUMMER CAMP FUN! Sign up for swim lessons, select camps, a part-time schedule, or for the whole summer! We also offer academic tutoring during the summer.



Bridge-to-Kindergarten Robin’s
1st & 2nd Grades
3rd – 8th Grades
This balanced program is specifically designed for children entering El Rancho School’s kindergarten in the fall. The children will spend their morning having the same prek instruction and playtime, and enjoy camp activities in the afternoon. Snacks and lunch with continue to be free of charge. Campers entering 1st and 2nd grades in the fall will have two hours of language arts and mathematics instruction daily (6/27-8/12). This will be followed by activities tied to the themes of the camps. The first and last camps do not have an academic component. A special high-interest recreation program has been designed for campers entering 3rd – 8th grades. This includes hands-on activities related to the themes, fun field trips and weekly trips to the movie theater. *Parent permission is required to attend all off-campus activities.


Sports Camp: June 13th – 24th (2 wk. camp)
El Rancho Summer Sports Camp
Let’s play softball, basketball, soccer and track and field! These two weeks are dedicated to teaching fundamental skills and enjoying the sports. Each child will have the opportunity to participate in skill-developing clinics and scrimmages with age-appropriate teams. On some afternoons, students may choose active or relaxed activities (movies about sports heroes, unstructured play, etc.). Bring your bike/scooter and helmet to camp for the rolling obstacle course on 6/17. *FIELD TRIPS: The “Eagles” will attend a Sacramento River Cats baseball game on 6/20 and play mini-golf at Scandia Family Fun Center on 6/23.


Celebrate the USA Camp: June 27th – July 8th (2 wk. camp)
El Rancho Summer USA Camp
The campers will learn about national heroes, leaders, monuments, symbols, our 50 states, and paint patriotic shirts. Sign up to ride on the El Rancho float in the Carmichael 4th of July parade. ACTIVITY: All campers will walk to Atria Senior Center to sing patriotic songs on 6/30. *FIELD TRIPS: The “Eagles” will explore Sutter’s Fort and the California State Capital on 6/28.


Science Camp: July 11th – July 25th (2 wk. camp)
El Rancho Summer Science Camp
Students will explore the world of biology, electricity, space, animals, simple machines, and more during this two week applied science camp. They will participate in hands-on activities and experiments, and work with microscopes. *FIELD TRIPS: During this camp the “Eagles” will go to the Aerospace Museum @ McClellan the first week, and the next week the Roseville Utility Exploration Center.


Art Camp: July 25th – Aug. 5th (2 wk. camp)
El Rancho Summer Art Camp
Week #1 is Fine Art: Learn how to draw animals, people, and more during this exciting camp. Art campers will be discussing and comparing artists, using a wide variety of media and playing art games. *FIELD TRIP: “Eagles” will go to Sacramento Art Glass for a tour and demo on 7/28. Week #2 is Creative Crafts: Campers will “make and take” healthy snacks, science projects, and craft projects. *FIELD TRIP: The “Eagles” will paint and fire ceramic items at Alpha Fired Arts this week.


Music Camp: August 8th-12th (1 wk. camp)
El Rancho Summer Music Camp
Do you feel the rhythm of the music? Explore rhythms using streamers, rhythm sticks, drums, and tambourine. Join us as we learn new dance steps, and make instruments. Students will perform in a classroom percussion band. We will learn a lot of new songs, ACTIVITY: All musicians/campers will walk to Atria Senior Center to sing those songs to the senior citizens on 8/12.


Splash Camp: August 15th-19th (1 wk. camp)
El Rancho Summer Splash Camp
Back by popular demand! Enjoy the last week of your summer vacation with a SPLASH! The children will enjoy relay races in the pool, student-made boat races, water balloon games, making and playing with bubbles, and some surprise activities. We will open our pool for “free swim” an hour each afternoon during this camp!

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