Philipstown Recreation Department

Philipstown Recreation Department


DAY CAMP: PRESCHOOL


Forms Needed:


Our preschool program, ages 3-5 years, focuses on art, music, storytelling, movement, outdoor exploration, water play, games, picnicking and making friends. Each week will also incorporate special events and activities related to the themes outlined below.  Please provide your child with a morning snack labeled with his/her name.   All campers must be potty trained.   Campers who stay for the full day must bring a separate labeled lunch.


Director:  Caitlin Derry

Half Day: 9:00am-12:00pm
Full Day: 9:00am-3:00pm          

WEEK 1: JUNE 25-29: OUT OF THIS WORLD
This week we are hopping into our spaceships and blasting off into the universe! Join us as we explore the stars and planets and even create our own rocket ships!

WEEK 2: JULY 2-6 (NO JULY 4): BACKYARD BBQ
Get ready for some good old summer fun! This week is all about water exploration, picnics and enjoy yummy summer foods! We will end the week making fresh lemonade and having our own picnic!

WEEK 3: JULY 9-13: DEEP SEA DIVING
Get your fins ready as we deep sea dive and explore the ocean. We will learn all about sea creatures and have a blast experimenting with a lot of water play and hands-on projects.

WEEK 4: JULY 16-20: LET’S GO CAMPING

This week we will use our imaginations as we get ready for a camp out! We will learn campfire songs, make binoculars for exploring and end the week with a sing-a-long and s'mores around the fire!

WEEK 5: JULY 23-27: NATURE AND ART

Let’s spend the week outdoors and turning items found in nature into beautiful works of art!

WEEK 6: JULY 30 - AUGUST 3: CREEPY CRAWLERS

Bees, butterflies, spiders…. oh my! Join us as we go digging in the dirt, learning about insects and embarking on fun bug hunts!

WEEK 7: AUGUST 6-10: ONCE UPON A TIME
Join us on an exciting adventure where we will use our imaginations to become our favorite fairytale characters… maybe a princess or prince, wizard or fairy! We will read a different fairytale each day, experiment with magical potions and let our imaginations run free!

WEEK 8: AUGUST 13-17: OLYMPIC FUN
This week we all turn into athletes as we create our own fun games and use them for some friendly competition!