Whether you’re looking for a traditional day camp experience or an opportunity for enhanced learning,
Morristown Beard School has the perfect summer program. Morristown Beard Day Camp is a fun, traditional camp experience kids look forward to year after year. MBS Summer Institute isn’t your ordinary camp–-this immersive, academic experience provides students with exactly the right summer experience to increase their curiosity, satisfy their quest for adventure and inspire creativity in a collaborative environment.
A SUMMER LEARNING ADVENTURE
MBS Summer Institute offers students the chance to expand academic horizons. “The summer courses are different from what students may experience during the academic school year,” says Amanda Gregory, director of the Summer Institute. Students collaborate, so that makes the program intellectually engaging. The courses are also hands-on and experimental, elements of the program that make the environment fun. “Our students are curious, and we keep things relaxed and engaging,” she says.
The program is for rising 6th graders through 12th grade, offering distinct courses for middle and upper school, including courses for credit for grades 9-12. Most students take at least two courses and all classes take place on campus in the best facilities available, including the new Math & Science Center and Center for Innovation & Design. All classes are stationed in a classroom, but many allow students to move around and experience the great outdoors and beautiful MBS campus.
The most energetic, enthusiastic faculty members from MBS teach in the Summer Institute, giving students access to the best minds in the business. Each year, popular courses are offered such as Wordsmithing, a writing class that teaches fundamentals, and Math Madness, where students work on pre-algebra skills through creative puzzles and problems.
This summer, new middle school classes will include an intro to neuroscience and a social science course. In the Climate Summit course, students will participate in a mock Global Summit on climate change. Students will have access to amazing facilities including Science On a Sphere ® (a projection system on a suspended globe). Science classes are taught in the school’s state-of-the-art labs.
A warm, close-knit community makes it easy for students to make friends quickly. They love the academic challenge and collaboration and realize quickly that you can be challenged intellectually and also have fun.
A DAY CAMP LIKE NO OTHER
Morristown Beard Day Camp was founded in 1991 and provides a superior, safe, summer day camp experience to children of various ages, interests and backgrounds. “Morristown Beard School Day Camp is designed to help children develop skills in sports, arts and crafts, dance, swimming, science, performing arts and in life,” says Stephanie Galvez, co-director of summer programs. “Our counselors work to promote good sportsmanship and self- confidence in each camper.” The community here is supportive and welcoming–children thrive and grow stronger as part of the program. All campers are exposed to new experiences daily and are encouraged to develop lasting friendships, collaborate in groups and work toward attainable goals.
“At Morristown Beard School Day Camp, we use innovative programming and nurturing leadership to encourage the acquisition of skills, the development of friendships and a heightened awareness of our natural and social environment, which are all important elements in each child’s growth,” she says. There is daily instructional swim and parents love that every activity is led by experienced adult staff members.
AN EXCEPTIONAL CAMPUS
The campus of Morristown Beard School provides the perfect setting for your child’s summer experience. The William E. Simon Athletic Center is one of the area’s finest sports facilities. Campers make full use of three regulation-size basketball courts, three volleyball courts and four playing fields, including a running track and three multi-sport turf fields. Swimming enthusiasts enjoy the Athletic Center’s Rooke Family Pool, a 25-meter indoor pool featuring six lanes. Performing arts are taught in Founders’ Hall, the School’s Performing Arts Center, housing a 630-seat theatre and providing rooms for music and drama, a dance studio and all the support space for performances at the highest level. You can learn more or register at mbs.net/about/summer-programs.
70 Whippany Rd., Morristown