Adventure Club Summer 2019 Program
A plan of activities for the week is posted by your child’s sign-in book. Bring a bathing suit and towel everyday as we have scheduled and spur-of-the-moment water play.

Weekly Themes
Tournament Time (week 1 / July 2) – indoor and outdoor individual and team challenges
Caribbean Carnival (week 2 / July 8) – kites and culture
Iron Chef (week 3 / July 15) – kitchen skills put to the test
Spin Your Wheels (week 4 / July 22) – bring your bike…use our scooters, rollerblades, skateboards
Amazing Race (week 5 / July 29) – “The Beach” version has low-tide challenges
Come to your Senses (week 6 / August 6) – taste, touch and smell are put to the test
Solar Science (week 7 / August 12) – create and cook with solar ovens and other science stuff
Construction (week 8 / August 19) – build small and big projects
Let’s Celebrate (week 9 / August 26) – new moments mixed with old memories

Centre Play
Centre play is every day before and after theme activities or fieldtrips.

Outdoor centre play includes using equipment from our sports shed, the DLG playgrounds and visits to community parks that are within walking distance in Marpole. Indoor centre play is in our portables with organized and free-play options like arts-crafts, baking for snack and fundraising, building, dance, drama, games, ping pong, pool and science kits. Computers and arcade games are on during a set time. The indoor routine also includes individual and small group English language and math skills tutoring – please speak to our staff if your child needs specific help.

Field Trips
Field trips leave after the 10 am snack and aim to return by 3 pm; any changes to the leave / return times will be posted by the beginning of the week. We drive our centre bus and mini-van for field trips. Adventure Club may use public transit for a specific event - this will be posted with the activity plan for the week. We plan sunny and rainy day options for each field trip day but our first choice is to go to parks and beaches. We may change times / days due to weather and available booking times at some indoor options.

Routine for week 1 and week 6

The centre is closed Monday, July 1 and Monday, August 5 so the routine is a little different. This week includes: theme activities, a play safe and social contract review, centre play, backfield water play and a field trip day which will be posted at the beginning of the week.

Routine for Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8

Mondays: outdoor team games like parachute, soccer, California kickball. If there are no water restrictions, we have backfield water play including squirters, sprinklers and slip-and-slide - bring a bathing suit and towel; centre play and weekly theme activity.

Tuesdays / Thursdays: field trip options include: Hillcrest, Maple Grove, South Arm, Steveston pools; Kitsilano, Spanish Banks, Stanley Park beaches; city park playgrounds and fields; bike and scooter trips of various distances; berry picking; indoor options include S Watermania, bowling, the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, laser tag.

Wednesdays / Fridays: centre play and weekly theme activities.

Routine for Week 9:
We are in the portables but some furniture and supplies will be moved into our designated DLG space this week due to the upcoming construction of a new school. We are still staying open in order to provide needed child care. Our routine may be very different. We still plan on having fun.




 

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