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Our Programs

Virtual Summer 2020

Weeks 1-4 (June 15 through July 10) Information


Here’s what you need to know about our Virtual Summer programs:
  • A minimum of 5 participants is required in order to operate each class
  • All classes are approximately one-hour and meet Monday-Friday each week (except Friday, July 3.)
  • All classes are conducted on the Zoom platform and require internet access
  • Classes are live and start promptly at the designated time unless otherwise specified
  • Parental supervision is required during each class
  • There will be two or more staff members facilitating each class
  • Most classes will require basic supplies you may already have at home
    (No materials are included in the class fee.)
  • A specific list of supplies/materials will be sent weekly to participants
  • If a specific software or specific equipment is required for a class, that information is listed in the class description
  • Participants/parents are expected to follow the Code of Conduct during each class
  • The fee for each class is $50 per week, and the fee includes FUN FREEBIES (note: you must also register for the FUN FREEBIES)
  • The At A Glance page has a quick grid of offerings. The complete list with descriptions are below.
Fill out the Virtual Summer Application. The application contains the Code of Conduct, a release and waiver. Please read all information carefully.

If you need more info contact summercamp@friendsbalt.org.

Weeks 1-4 (June 15 through July 10) Virtual Offerings

Food & Stories
Ages 4 to 6
Start your day with some friendly faces, food, and a good story! The teacher will read a story and will lead an activity focused on food! Children engage in hands-on lessons in cooking safety, measurement skills, and ingredient use and create fun art projects involving food! (Projects will involve assembling ingredients; no actual cooking.)

This program is offered Week 1 (June 15-19) and Week 2 (June 22-26) at 10 AM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Food & Stories
Ages 7 to 9
In this class, it’s okay to play with your food! The teacher will read a story and will lead an activity focused on food. There will be hands-on lessons in cooking safety, measurement skills, and ingredient use, plus fun art projects involving food! (Projects will involve assembling ingredients; no actual cooking.) Participants will work together to assemble a “Summer at Friends @ Home” cookbook!

This program is offered Week 1 (June 15-19) and Week 2 (June 22-26) at 1 PM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Imagination Online
Ages 7 to 10
Join our Imagination Online teacher as we stage our first ever virtual production! Young actors will gain confidence and discover hidden strengths through creative writing, improvisation, and collaborative activities. Plus, there will be tons of fun theatre games!
Supplies Required: This course will use basic items and supplies mainly for writing and costuming.

This 3-week program is offered Weeks 2 through 4 (June 22-July 10) at 11 AM culminating in a virtual performance on July 10!

Take Three; an online improv lab
Ages 10 to 13
Join your fellow actors, thespians, and musicians in our first ever online improv lab! We will craft monologues, play a variety of improv games, and prepare acts for a virtual performance. This is the perfect way to cultivate your unique talents from the comfort of your home!

Supplies Required: This course will use basic items and supplies mainly for writing and costuming.

This 3-week program is offered Weeks 2 through 4 (June 22-July 10) at 2 PM culminating in a virtual performance on July 10!

Virtual Artists
Ages 6 to 13
Explore a mix of mediums with digital and physical art projects! Using household supplies and online tools, children will be creating artistic masterpieces to display at home! With fun new techniques and concepts to approach drawing, painting, crafting, and more, children will want to set up their own art studio by the end of this program!

This program is offered Weeks 1 through 4 (June 15-July 10) at 10 AM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Music & Movement
Ages 4 to 6
Take some time to enjoy fun songs and musical games, learn new melodies, dance, jump, and jive with your friends during activities that are sure to keep children up and out of their seats! This program is a great way to get moving and to be active while staying home!

This program is offered Weeks 1 through 4 (June 15-July 10) at 11 AM. You may sign up for more than one week!


Music & Movement
Ages 6 to 9
Get ready for a groovy time of singing, dancing, and fun games! Join our teachers and friends in an active program of music-based games and rhythmic activities that will keep young musicians entertained and on their feet! Children will enjoy hands on lessons in musical concepts (loud/soft, high/low, fast/slow), creating music, musical expression, rhythm patterns and games! Plus, movement activities that will engage your child’s gross motor and problem solving skills!

This program is offered Weeks 1 through 4 (June 15-July 10) at 2 PM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Tech Tapas Online
Ages 7 to 10
Dive in to a wide variety of online offerings with our Tech Tapas menu! Enjoy personal instruction as we utilize some of our favorite Tapas programs all from the ease of your home devices! Projects will explore topics such as audio, video, digital art, and photography.

Supplies Required: This course will require specific, free, software. A laptop or desktop computer is required; tablets or iPads will not work.

This program is offered Weeks 1 through 4 (June 15-July 10) at 11 AM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Animation Online
Ages 10 to 13
Watch your ideas come to life in our favorite animation course! Utilizing online software, participants will create and design their very own animations using classic animating techniques in a variety of ways to bring their stories to life with flair! Children will mix together various animating techniques and styles to complete short tasks and compile their techniques together for their own personal projects!

Supplies Required: This course will require specific (free) software. A laptop or desktop computer is required; tablets or iPads will not work.
This 2-week program is offered Weeks 1 and 2 (June 15-June 26) at 1 PM.

Virtual Builders
Ages 10 to 13
Building from home has never been easier! Using household objects and creative thinking, children will construct, design, and craft various structures and creations as resourcefully as possible! Budding architects will explore building and design techniques with projects that may include toothpick bridges, designing floor plans or landscapes, and beyond!

Supplies Required: This course will require specific (free) software installed on your device. Some additional craft supplies will be needed, and a supply list will be provided.

This program is offered Week 4 (July 6-July 10) at 1 PM.

Art & Science
Ages 6-9
Enjoy your favorite camp classes at home! Our teachers have designed new science and art projects using household materials! Learn new science facts and techniques and develop new artistic skills. Teachers will provide digital demonstrations as they guide participants through cool experiments and the creation of artistic masterpieces at home!

This program is offered Weeks 1 through 4 (June 15-July 10) at 3 PM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Senior Soirée
Ages 10-13
Get together with friends and Mr. Sam for fun camp games! Featuring classic activities such as drumming, cooking, and game-shows, our oldest participants will get to enjoy some of their favorite camp experiences from the comfort of their home.

Week 2: Cooking
Week 3: Summer Favorites
Week 4: Drumming and Percussion

This weekly program is offered Weeks 2, 3, and 4 (June 22-July 10) at 3 PM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Weeks 1-4 (June 15 through July 10) FUN FREEBIES Featuring Mr. Steve and Captain Jack 

Monday Scavenger Hunts!
Ages 4 to 13
Summer wouldn’t be complete without scavenger hunts! Join us on Mondays as we race to see who can find all of the items on the scavenger hunt list! We’ll be on the lookout for common household items that you already have at home. This activity is sure to bring laughter and a few smiles!

This FREE program is offered on Mondays: June 15, June 22, June 29, and July 6 at 12:30 PM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Summer Story Time
Ages 4 to 6
Grab your headphones or turn up the volume on your device, find a comfortable spot, and join your friends for Summer Story Time! We will pick a variety of kid-friendly fun stories to share. Who knows, we may even get to create our own stories!

This FREE program is offered on Wednesdays: June 17, June 24, July 1, and July 8) at 4:15 PM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Friday Trivia
Ages 6 to 13
Get your thinking cap on! Every Friday during our Virtual Summer, you are invited to join us for a 30-minute round of trivia! These trivia questions will cover a variety of general-knowledge topics, plus fun questions about your favorite Summer at Friends staff and programs!

This FREE program is offered on Fridays: June 19, June 26, Thursday, July 2, and July 10) at 12:30 PM. You may sign up for more than one week!

Summer Pen Pals
Ages 4 to 13
Make a connection this summer! During this time of virtual programs, we’ve created a safe and fun way to make new friends and to stay in touch with old friends. Each participant in our Pen Pals program will be paired with another participant of a similar age and with similar interests; and our Virtual Summer staff will facilitate weekly correspondence by providing helpful (but optional) prompts. All correspondence will be done through the Summer Programs Office, and only first names will be used to promote internet safety.

Special Requirement: Parent will email notes (either typed or photos of a note) to the Summer Programs Office.

Participants are expected to send and receive one note each week.

This program is conducted asynchronously Weeks 1 through 4 (June 15-July 10).
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