2022 Summer Arts Program at NMS

We hope that your child will join us for an exciting 9 week Summer Arts Program scheduled from June 13 through August 19.*  Weekly sessions are available for Toddlers 15-33 months of age and Preschool children ages 2 years 9 months through 6 years old.  Each session is developed around a different theme and offers experiences in art, music, imaginative play, and outdoor activities.  We offer full and part-time schedules.  Click here for an overview of all Toddler and Preschool schedule options with weekly pricing.

TO REGISTER:  Use the buttons below to register for all weeks within an age group, or the buttons to the right of each theme to register for just that week.  Click on the theme titles to see both Toddler and Preschool offerings for only that week.  Please carefully review our Cancellation and Change Policies before registering.

Week 1 • I’m a Community Helper  •  June 13 – 17

* This week is reserved for students who were enrolled for the 2021-2022 School Year.

Community Helpers are everywhere — at home, at school, at the library, at the store.  Through walking field trips within our community, we will meet hard-working men and women who make our lives easier every day.

Week 2 • I’m a Farmer  •  June 20 – 24

From animals to farm machinery, crops and people, we will spend the week exploring life on the farm.

Week 3 • I’m a Beekeeper  •  June 27 – 30 (no program July 1st)

Explore the world of bees…become a beekeeper who inspects the hive and gathers the honey. What other insects are also pollinators?

Week 4 • I’m a Meteorologist  •  July 5 – July 8

(no program July 4th)  

Weather is something that children experience every day. Explore weather and rainbows through games, science activities, sensory play, songs, and art.

Week 5 • I’m a Chef  •  July 11 – 15 

Measure, mix and learn about nutrition. Create art with kitchen utensils, design your own chefs’ hat or apron, flip pancakes and roll sushi.

Week 6 • I’m a Musician  •  July 18 – 22  

We will lift our voices in song and bodies in dance all week long. We will explore different genres of music and create instruments from recycled materials.

Week 7 • I’m a Park Ranger/Camper  •  July 25 – 29  

Let’s go camping, animal tracking, and explore the beauty of some of our national parks.

Week 8 • I’m an Astronaut  •  August 8 – 12 

We will have a blast learning about planets, stars, and astronauts.

Week 9 • I’m a Beachcomber  •  August 15 – 19  

Sand, tide pools, castles, birds, and shells. What might we find when combing our local beaches? We may even have a wear-your-bathing-suit-to-camp day!