61 Fun Carnival Games and Activities for Kids
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Fun Circus Games and Activities
Need some fun circa games and activities for your big event? Look no further. Here you will find an immense amount of circus themed ideas to make your event a success. Circus games, music, carnival food ideas, and much much more.
This is a great page filled with games, snacks, art, crafts, and fun ideas for a Circus or Carnival Theme. Activities can be planned for a theme that lasts a day, week or for a family event! Ideas for all ages and all budgets…
How to Create a Circus Themed Event or Party
•Clusters – groups of four or five tied together work well
•Garlands – string clusters together and hang from the ceiling
•Shapes – create any shape with easy to bend aluminum rods
•Centerpieces – anchor on the table with 2 cups of sand in a paper sack
•Rainbow Arch without a frame: Make a rainbow arch grand entrance. Use helium balloons tied on a string or ribbon and anchor each end with a heavy weight
Use twisted crepe paper looped from the ceiling or corner to corner…
Hang streams of crepe paper from the light fixtures or doorways… Streamer doorway is by Katey Magill at HavingFunatHome…
Make lots of colorful PAPER CHAINS to hang and swag from the ceiling and windows!
GET AN INSIDE CIRCUS TENT FEEL!
If your party is in a room with a normal height ceiling, secure bed sheets to the ceiling at each corner of the room. Let the middle drop slightly as you swag them towards the room center.
Hang pictures and posters of clowns, circus performers, cartoon and circus animals and cut-outs of food such as popcorn, ice-cream and cotton candy.
You can make circus posters using pages from any circus coloring book. Enlarge the pages at an office supply store, and then color them with craft paint or watercolor crayons; these cover large areas easily.
Also create circus signs with craft paint and poster board. Include wording such as: “Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth!”, “Under the Big Top!”, or “AMAZING!” Hang the posters on the walls throughout the circus space.
DECORATE WITH TWIRLERS! A fun craft and nice decoration (and craft)
to hang from ceiling, a window or tree! Materials: Plastic coffee can lids (Lids come in a variety of colors), marker, scissors, string
- To make one, use a nail to poke a hole in the center of a plastic coffee can lid.
- With a marker, draw a spiral that starts 3/8 inch from the hole (it keeps going around itself in circular pattern) and gradually extends to the rim—then cut along the line with scissors.
- Knot an end of a piece of string, thread the other end up through the hole in the center, and the twirler is ready to hang up and spin.
- To spin, grasp each one at the bottom, twirl it around and around until the string is wound tight, let go and enjoy. (Source: FamilyFun-but have also seen on CafeMom)
Make a TICKET BOOTH This can be done using a large cardboard box; use paint or markers to decorate the booth.
Circus Themed Music
Be sure to play circus/carnival music–especially as the event starts! Start out with it louder and subdue to background music as time progresses.
Play songs such as: Be a Clown, That’s Entertainment, No Business like Show Business, Thunder and Blazes or Entry of the Gladiators. Some polkas and marches also work.
Fun Circus Themed Games
1.FROG JUMPING GAME
1. Paint the bottom of a large cardboard box (with low sides) blue. The blue is the water.
2. Put some small green paper plates on the ‘water’. These are lily pads.
3. Purchase small toy frogs and have children toss the frogs onto the ‘lily-pads’.
Optional: Put numbers on the pads and add the points up as the frogs land on the pads.
2. THREE LEGGED RACE
It’s best to play on a grassy area or even a sandy beach.
Old rags or stockings
Cut rags in wide strips – 3 feet long.
Use old stockings; they are softer and have some give to them. Pair up into partners and stand side by side.
Tie one persons left leg to the other player’s right, or vise versa. Practice walking together until you get a rhythm going and then try hopping or running. This can be played as a race or just for active fun.
An obstacle course can be created as well. For a real challenge if it is warm -try adding and avoiding an oscillating sprinkler. Be sure to wear swim suits!
The kids won’t be able to make it without getting wet!
3. CLOWN COSTUME RELAY RACE
Divide players into equal teams.
For each team have a box containing a complete costume, each costume should have the same number of pieces (4 or 5 is fun – Shirt pants, big shoes, huge tie, clown nose, wig or mask, etc.)Anything silly that a clown might wear!
In turn each player must put on the costume and run to a certain point where they take the costumes off and put them back in the box.
They run back to start where the next player repeats the process until one team finishes and wins.
4. TIGHT ROPE WALKING
Do you have a balance beam? If not-using bright colors paint a 2″x4″ piece of lumber. Once dry you have your Tight Rope!
Children can pretend placing one foot in front of the other. Add some fun with props. Can they juglle bean bags while walking or balance a book on their heads?!
5. HOT DOGS
1. Give each player one of three names associated with hot dogs-such as: hot dog, relish, mustard.
2. To start play-call out one ‘hot dog’ word. All players with that name run around the parachute.
3. Call Mushroom (see PARACHUTE GAMES for more info–it’s the act of filling parachute with air) and also an action such as skip or shake hands.
4. Players run under the parachute performing the called out action–while returning to their places.
Turn the body so that the chute is held with only one hand.
Walk, hop, jump, or skip around holding the chute.
It looks like a merry-go-round!
7. CIRCUS TENT
1. With the parachute lowered, players raise their arms (and the chute) as high as possible.
2. Once the chute is high, on a signal-all take 3-4 big steps towards the center.
3. Still holding the chute tightly, children sit down at the edge of the chute-under what should appear to be a cathedral
Raise the ‘tent’ as you sing…
‘PUTTING UP THE BIG TOP (ABC tune)
Everybody circle round,
Lift the canvas off the ground,
Pull and pull and watch it rise,
Big Top grows before our eyes.
Everybody circle round,
Lift the canvas off the ground.
OTHER FUN CIRCUS GAMES
8. POPCORN RELAY RACE
– All it takes are two big bowls of popcorn and some small cups per team. Have kids run and get a cupful of popcorn and transfer it to the bowl across the room. The first team finished wins. Because of potential popcorn mess, this would be good played outside!
Click here for KidActivities great POPCORN THEME. Popcorn and a circus or carnival go together!
9. CUPCAKE, COOKIE, OR PIE WALK
Players walk in a circle of numbered squares while music plays.
When the music stops, the facilitator chooses the winning numbers from a hat.
Players standing on a winning number get a prize.
TIP: Check with local codes if home-made goods can be used, otherwise use prizes like Hostess Cupcakes, Twinkies, Fruit Pies, or packaged cookies. Often local grocery stores will donate goods, or check with local fast-food outlets for gift certificates for ice cream cones, cookies, etc.
10. BEAN BAG TOSS #1
1. Create a beanbag toss game by using a large sheet of foam board.
2. Decorate it as desired and cut some circles out that are large enough for bean bags to go through.
3. Support the board by propping something behind it. It could also be propped by taping a hula-hoop to the back-side top and stretching it out at the bottom to stand the board game.
4. Purchase bean bags or make your own from fabric and dried beans.
Also see how to make paper napkin beanbags…(In relay games at page bottom) A fun and functional craft project!
11. BEAN BAG TOSS #2– FEEDING THE CLOWN
This is a great activity for kids of all ages! Purchase or make bean bags suitable for tossing and draw a large picture of a clown on a piece of cardboard with its mouth wide open.
Draw and cut out the mouth so you have a hole large enough to toss the bean bags through.
Place the box about ten feet away (adjust distance for the age of your children) and give each child a chance to toss the bean bags into the clowns mouth!
12. LION TAMER
Set up a hula hoop so it stands up securely. The player tries to throw a small stuffed lion or tiger (or bean bag) through the hoop. Decorate the hoop with colored paper to look like flames.
13. BALLOON STOMP (Win a prize game)
Tuck a prize slip inside a small balloon and then inflate. You can write the name of the prize on the slip or just a number corresponding to a prize. Have lots of prize balloons ready, store in plastic bags. Player chooses a balloon and “stomps” it to pop it and see what their prize will be.
14. KNOCKDOWN THE CANS (Win a prize)
Stack cans in a pyramid. Each player gets to throw one to three balls at the cans. You can use tennis balls, rubber baseballs, or other types of balls for this game. You can decide if they must knock down all or just a few cans to win a prize
15. GUMMY WORM HUNT CONTEST -This one is fun!
Give each child a plate with three gummy worms covered in whipped cream, and a cup.
The first child to find the gummy worms with their mouths and get them into their cup is the winner! No Hands used!!!
IDEA: This can also be adapted to putting whipped cream on a small paper plate. Under the whipped cream put a few m&m’s or a maraschino cherry. The children must find the hidden goodies with their mouths. The first to eat the m&m’s or cherry is the winner! Of course, no hands used…Be sure to have your camera ready-a good photo op!
16. JELL-O EATING CONTEST
To prepare, make one small bowl of Jell-O for each child (plus a few extra).
Line the bowls along the ground outside if the weather permits.
If playing inside, lay a tablecloth or other mess protection under the bowls for easier cleanup.
To play, the kids place their hands on the ground beside their bowls and must keep them there throughout the game. When the command is given to start, all players begin eating their bowl of gelatin. The first one to clean his or her bow wins! Optional: Add a dollop of whipped cream to add a little mess!
17. FRISBEE OR BEAN BAG THROW
Throw a small Frisbee or bean bag at a large picture of a circus animal (lion, elephant, tiger, dog, seal, etc.) on the ground. The closest is the winner.
You can use real bowling pins, a kid’s bowling set, or empty 2 liter pop bottles weighed with a little sand or water…
19. BASEBALL TOSS
Make a target out of plywood or foam core (available at art supply stores) for baseballs. Paint the board with a fun sports design and cut out holes large enough for the baseballs to go through. Each player gets to throw three balls at the target
20. BASKETBALL TOSS
You can use a standard size basketball goal and kid-sized goals. Players get three tries to make a basket…
How many cartwheels in a row can each participant do? Have children challenge themselves-by beating their highest number! (Best to do on soft surfaces)
22. CIRCUS PARADE (For young children)
1. Children form a circle. One person is chosen to be the leader.
2. The leader calls the name of a child and names an animal or circus performer.
3. The child does an imitation on the movements of the animal/person named.
4. AFTER THE CHARADES, all players form a line for a “Circus Parade” led by the leader.
The group moves around the room, each imitating the animal/person he/she represents… Variations: Play a round with sound imitations only—or a combination of sounds and movements…
23. CIRCUS CHARACTERS
Ring Master, Tight Rope Walker, Jester, Food vendors, Elephant, Tiger, Dog, Seal, Lion, Lion Tamer, Fire Eater, Clown, etc.
FUN CARNIVAL ACTIVITIES
• Paint clown faces…Kids love to have their faces painted! Keep the designs simple and provide a limited number of choices so you can move lots of kids through. You can make your own face paint (At page bottom of Paint Recipes) or purchase it from a party supplier or costume shop
• Have kids come dressed as clowns! FOR A CLOWN COSTUME wear over sized clothes, add a wig or hat, wide tie and face paint
• Teach and practice mime
• Tell circus, carnival or circus animal themed jokes (Click here for Joke pages)
• Do caricatures
• Have someone dress like a clown and teach/make animal balloons
• ELEPHANT AND DOG JOKES HERE
Line dancing and square dancing are fun for everyone.
Keep the dances as simple as possible so no one feels intimidated. If budget allows, hire a professional caller or DJ if you can’t find an experienced volunteer.
• FORTUNE TELLER
Have your principal or a popular teacher dress up as a fortune teller. Decorate their office as their booth. Both the fortune teller and the kids will enjoy the ‘game’. Give fortune cookies as a treat. You can get cookies with messages specially designed for kids if you plan ahead.
• FUNNY PHOTOS
Paint foam core or plywood with funny bodies (circus performers, aliens, farmers, etc.) cut out holes for faces. Take Polaroid or digital pictures. Or…
You could someone dress as a clown and pose with the kids and parents!
• TATTOO PARLOR
Temporary tattoos are inexpensive and quick to apply. You can set it up next to the face painting…
As an activity you can also make tattoos…
1 Tbs. cold cream
2 Tbs. cornstarch
1 Tbs. water
Clean paint brush
Mix all ingredients together, stirring to mix well. Use a thin paintbrush to apply the tattoo.
• GUESS HOW MANY
Fill a large clear jar with jelly beans or animal crackers, or ______. Players write their guess as to how many objects are in the jar on a slip of paper. At the end of the carnival or at a set time, announce the winner and award a prize (Or the jar if it’s filled with goodies!)
Decorate an area as the “jail” and have volunteers dress as police officers or sheriffs. A person is arrested when a “friend” pays one ticket to have them jailed. They then have to pay one ticket to get out. This game works better with older children and teens.
Use your own karaoke machine or rent a professional set up. Lots of fun for both kids and parents.
• For OTHER RACES, RELAYS, BEAN BAG, EGG AND BALLOON GAMES
• FOR PARACHUTE GAMES
CIRCUS THEMED SNACKS
1. Make RICE CAKE OR SUGAR COOKIE BALLOONS!
Decorate either large or smaller sized rice cakes or round cookie with frosting. Add a licorice string.
The ‘Balloons, with the clown bear are made using large rice cakes. The ‘balloon’ on the left is blue tinted frosting—the ‘balloon’ on the right is red tinted cream cheese.
When the licorice string is applied, it will stay on the balloon if the frosting or cream cheese is put ‘over’ the string near the base of the balloon. (Image by KidActivities.net)
2. LION FACE
Place a pineapple slice on a paper plate.
Spread shredded carrots around the pineapple for the lion’s mane.
Add two raisins for each eye and cherry nose! Image by KidActivities.net
3. EASY SNACKS
BAGS OF POPCORN
PEANUTS IN SHELLS
NACHOS AND CHIPS…
4. CIRCUS SNACK MIX
Mix animal crackers, m&m’s, raisins and popcorn. Add peanuts if there are no allergies.
5. ICE-CREAM CLOWNS
For the head, place a scoop of ice cream on a plate–or in a paper cupcake liner as in the drawing. For the clown’s hat, place an ice cream cone upside down at the top of the ice cream face.
Have children decorate their clown faces with colorful m&m’s. Use red icing gel for the mouth.
6. Make JELL-O JIGGLERS using animal shaped cookie cutters
7. APPLE MERRY-GO-ROUND
Apples, Animal crackers, Peanut butter or Nutella (Strawberry or food colored Cream cheese if allergies)
Wash and core the apples.
Slice apples into 1/4″ to 1/2″ circles.
Spread the apple rings with peanut butter. Stand the animal crackers up around the apple ring to look like a merry-go-round. KIdActivities added a paper umbrella in the center to more resemble a carousel! Because the peanut butter will keep the apples from yellowing–the ‘Merry-Go-Round’ can be admired a bit before eating! (Image by KidActivities.net)
CIRCUS THEMED ARTS AND CRAFTS
1. ANIMAL CRACKER MAGNETS
Use plain regular animal crackers. Have children color them with regular markers or paint. You can use clear nail polish and paint over what they have colored after it is dry. Then use a magnet small enough and glue it on the back with a hot gun or other strong glue.… instant magnets you can put on your fridge.
NOTE: KidActivities used tempera paint to color the cookies. Clear nail polish was applied as a glaze when they were dry.( It took about an hour for the animal crackers to dry from the paint.) One cookie/cracker was left natural with only a coating of clear nail polish… they all actually all had a ‘glass-like’ appearance.
The magnetic tape– that is cut off from a roll –is what KidActivities put on the back of the magnets. Because the animal crackers are so small–be sure to get a high-quality magnet. For K-A…the magnets stayed on the whiteboard permanently–much better than the refrigerator.
Be sure to let the paint and polish dry well before applying the magnet or magnetic tape. (Image by KidActivities.net)
2. ANIMAL CRACKER PIN
To make this craft project you will need animal crackers, paint, a flat backed pin, clear nail polish or varnish, and some craft glue.
First, paint the animal crackers. After they dry, polish or varnish in a well ventilated area and let them dry. Next glue it to a pin. An option is to only polish/varnish the animal crackers as the one up above– in the image of the magnetic board.
NOTE: Be sure to let the animal crackers dry well before glueing on the pin backs. (Image by KidActivities.net)
3. ANIMAL CRACKER SCENE
Crayons or other materials
On paper draw, color, or paint a circus scene such as ‘Under the Big Top’ or ‘The Background for a Parade’—Glue on the animal crackers to complete the scene.
4. PAINT WITH BALLOONS
5. DECORATE BAGS FOR POPCORN
Lunch Sized Paper Bags, Crayons, Paint, Markers, Stickers, etc.
Put out the bags and decorating materials. Instruct the children to decorate their bags in a bright ‘circus-like’ manner and write the word ‘Popcorn’ on it. When the bags are complete–fill them with popcorn!
6. DRAWING CLOWNS, PAINTING CLOWNS, CLOWN COLLAGE
SAMPLE OF GRADE 1 CLOWN…
Materials: 9×12″ black paper, white glue, oil pastels
1. Draw the clowns on black paper with white school glue
2. Color with oil pastels; blend primary colors to create own secondary colors.
Art by a first grade student of Art teacher Michal Austin.
GRADE 2 CLOWNS
Materials: 9×12″ black paper, 4 1/2″x6″ tagboard, sharpie, glue, markers, scissors, oil pastels, wiggle eyes,pom poms
1. Begin by drawing clowns on the tagboard with a sharpie.
2. Glue on wiggle eyes and pom pom.
3. Color with markers.
4. Cut out. Draw patterns on the black paper with oil pastels.
5. Attach clowns to black paper…Art by a Grade 2 students of At teacher Michal Austin.
7. ART TABLE COLLAGE
Put out some felt, scraps of fabric, yarn, ribbon, google eys, and pom poms — see what the kids come up with! Maybe something like this?! (I’ve had this sample in my files awhile–but misplaced the ‘source’. If you can put a name with this collage, please send info? It’s cute and I’d like to link credit to its creator! Barb)
8. LIFE SIZE CLOWNS–Materials
Large sheets of paper (roll paper), markers, crayons, decorations as desired.
Form partners between the children. Have them take turns tracing each others bodies onto the paper. (If children are young an adult may need to trace) Children then color and decorate their tracing as a clown. Cute all lined up around the room or down a hallway!
9. MAKE A CLOWN BANK
Materials: Paper towel tube, cardboard, construction paper, yarn, poster board
1. Tape or glue a round piece of cardboard to each end of a paper towel tube.
2. Cut a slot for the clown’s mouth, Make it large enough for coins to go through.
3. Paint the tube white, Glue on yarn hair and features cut from the paper.
FALL HARVEST CARNIVAL GAMES…
The following are several games that will work for a ‘Harvest Celebration’. If you are looking for ideas to go with a Harvest Theme–there may be some ideas in the ‘Farm and Harvest Category’ that will work for you!
1. PUMPKIN SEED TOSS
Number and line up 5 small baskets or crates; have children stand 3 feet in front of the first crate and toss seeds into the crates in sequence. Small prizes can be given for each of the crates they get their seeds in.
2. CORN HUSKING RACE
Give each child 4 ears of unhusked corn and race to see who can have all of their corn husked first.
3. PUMPKIN WALK
This is like a regular cake walk except instead of numbers, place pictures of several fall items on the floor for the children to walk on and call out the names of the items instead of numbers. Use fall themed music such as “Turkey in the Straw” or “Jimmy Cracked Corn”.
4. FLOATING PUMPKINS
Number the bottom of the small gourds that look like miniature pumpkins and float them in water for the children to choose one for small prizes.
5. MUSICAL BALES
Play musical chairs with bales of straw instead of chairs. A scarecrow in the center makes a fun decoration for this game.
6. TURKEY IN THE STRAW
Fill a wading pool with straw and hide a small picture of a turkey in it for groups to dig through to see who can find it first.
7. THE SQUIRREL GAME –
Let the kids pretend they are squirrels gathering nuts for the winter. Give each a small paper bag, then toss out several unshelled nuts onto the floor and let the kids race to see who can collect the most. Older and younger children should be separated for this game.
Another way to play this game, (if you have a way to corral a large quantity of leaves) is to hide nuts beneath a large pile of leaves and give the kids a set amount of time to find as many nuts as they can.
8. PUMPKIN RACE
Set up starting and finish lines and have the children race to see who can get their pumpkin over the finish line first using only their feet to slide the pumpkins along. No kicking the pumpkins like footballs…
9. PICKING APPLES
A regular sucker pull can become “Apple Picking.” Make a large apple tree with lots of red apples out of construction paper; then connect the tree to the pegboard. Mark the tips of the handles on only a few caramel apple suckers then poke them through the pegboard holes; poke several unmarked suckers around the marked suckers; then let the kids pick an apple. Have prizes ready for those who get the marked suckers, but everyone gets to keep the sucker they pulled.
10. HARVEST DASH (OUTSIDE GAME)
Set up a fall relay with the kids. Fill large containers with sunflower seed-bird feed. (Popcorn would also work) Have smaller, clear containers at the opposite end.
Kids fill up a cup with seed and race to dump it in the empty container. They sprint back to the start and hand-off the cup to the teammates. Goal of the race is to be the first team to fill up the small container with the seeds.
As an extra challenge, give the kids an over-sized soup ladle instead of a cup. Don’t worry if the seeds spill; that’s part of the fun! The birds will easily find them later.
Try a dollar store for inexpensive clear containers. They usually stock plastic ones in apple or pumpkin shapes in the fall.
Popcorn or candy corn also can be used in place of seed.
11. HARVEST BINGO
Make autumn bingo cards using different types of dried seeds and beans. Check out your grocery store or natural foods co-op for plenty of unusual choices. First child to get bingo wins!
Fall/Autumn Game Category …It has lots of ideas with pumpkins, corn and gourds that will work with a Harvest Theme…Autumn Pumpkin Theme Here…
Circus Preschool Toddler Theme Summer Camp at Home
We’re joining up with the awesome bloggers in the All Things Kids community to bring your creative and fun ideas to get your summer off to a great start. So, the kids are out of school and ready for some fun. The running around in the sprinkler and riding bikes are perfect to start off a summer of freedom. But, what happens when the first “I’m bored” starts? We’ve got you covered on ideas to keep the kids moving, learning, and creating this summer. Each of us All Things Kids bloggers are bringing you ideas for themed activities. These would be perfect too in place of a summer camp or vacation bible school and just do an at-home summer camp with the kids. Why not invite a few friends over and start your own backyard summer camp for the kids?
Backyard Summer Camp
It’s that simple to create a neighborhood summer camp! Pull up the ideas from the all things kids bloggers and you’ve got 7 weeks of themes covered for a summer of camp fun. We’ve found the best crafts, activities, snacks, and more all based on each week’s theme. I’m ready for a backyard summer!
Check out all of the summer camp ideas: Robots, Bugs Around the World , Animals, Ocean and Beach, Nature, and today’s post by us…Circus!
We’re scouring the net for the best and most creative ways to make your own Circus themed Summer Camp for preschoolers and toddlers. We’ve got circus crafts, circus snacks, circus fine motor and gross motor activities to get the summer off to great start.
Circus Theme Crafts
The kids will love a few circus crafts. These lion, tiger, and monkey masks (Danya Banya) will keep the kids occupied and pretending. Or try this elephant mask craft (East Coast Mommy) for more pretend play. For more circus animal crafts, try this activity from Inspired Treehouse.
Kids will love making a craft a day at your backyard camp. Make this elephant mask (Mamas Like Me) and they can wear it throughout the week. Children can work on so many important developmental areas while developing their scissor skills. If painting is more your thing, this lion craft (Sassy Dealz) is a super cute circus animal to make. Need a few more crafts to keep the kids busy with your circus theme? I love these circus clown costumes (KangarooBoo blog) made with party hats and paper plates.
Circus Theme Snacks
A backyard summer camp or themed learning unit definitely needs snacks to keep little ones going and energy levels high. Here’s a few circus themed ideas for snack time:
Goldfish in a bag (You won goldfish!)
Sandwiches cut into fun circus shapes with circus cookie cutters (and then reuse those cookie cutters for stamp art painting later in the week!)
Add these things to a little peanut butter (or other nut butter) for some protein.
Circus Theme Gross Motor Backyard Activities
I know a few little ones who would LOVE this water gun game (Driven By Décor). Use a few ping pong balls and a squirt gun for an easy (and summer-ific) carnival game. Inspired Treehouse put together put together three gross motor circus activities. A ball toss game would be easy to set up with a few bins and some bean bags or balls.
Circus Theme Sensory Activities
The kids (and moms) will get a kick out of a fun circus sensory activity. How cool is this popcorn painting activity (Mess for Less)? We put together a few fun ideas for circus sensory bins in our circus party essentials post
Circus Theme Learning
Any circus unit or backyard camp needs circus books! These are some of our favorites.
Circus – Theme and activities
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Circle time is ideal for getting children to exercise. Use this time to introduce the week’s theme: the circus. Play the role of the animal trainer. Children are the circus animals. Here are suggestions of thematic exercises. Have children stand and walk together in the same direction around your circle time area. Name a few circus animals. Say, “You are tigers.” Children crawl about like tigers. Say, “You are elephants.” Children walk slowly, stretching out their arms and legs to make themselves as wide as possible. Next, state, “You are beautiful horses.” Have them walk holding their head up high, arms alongside their body. When children are used to the game, have them jump through hoops, raise one leg, etc. Variation: Once children understand the game, give each child a different circus animal to represent. Your circle can have a horse, a tiger, an elephant, etc.
Claudine, one of our collaborators suggests an imaginary game to begin each day.
(Open thematic letter – Pipo the clown) Print the letter. Prepare a shiny envelope. Place the envelope in an easy to find location in the daycare. Read portions of the letter to them each day.
(Open thematic poster-circus) Print, laminate, and decorate the walls of your daycare with all kinds of posters. Organize a circus corner. Install mats for trapezists (children can use them to pretend they are acrobats throughout the week). Add balls and scarves for juggling, hoops, makeup, clown costumes, hats, disguises, a mirror, and a clown nose.
VARIOUS CIRCUS WORKSHOPS
Here are a few workshop ideas for this theme.
Building blocks – Construction area: Blanket or parachute to create a large tent.
Role Play: Trains, animals, disguises
Manipulation: Pictures, memory games, animal or clown puzzles
Arts & Crafts: Modeling dough with animal-shaped cookie cutters
Reading: Circus picture books or animal stories
Music and movement: Hoops, scarves, balls, whistle, microphone
The pictures may be used as a memory game or to spark a conversation with the group. Use them to decorate your daycare or a thematic corner. (Open picture game-Circus) Print, laminate, and store in a “Ziploc” bag or in your thematic bins.
MORAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
Children sit two by two. Place mats on the floor. One child lies on the mat on his stomach. The other child uses a ball to massage his back. Play relaxing music throughout the activity.
Provide children with makeup pencils and mirrors. Let children paint their own faces to resemble circus animals or clowns.
Make your own stilts using metal cans. Punch two holes on either side of each can, near the bottom. Measure a piece of rope so it is the appropriate length for children. Thread one end of the rope into each hole and secure with a knot. To walk on stilts, children stand on the cans, holding the rope in their hands. It’s not easy, children will need practice! (Verify that the edge of the can is not sharp, add masking tape for extra protection.)
Have lions jump through hoops. This activity may be done indoors or outdoors. Children stand single file and hop, one at a time, through the hoop you are holding for them. Once all have had a turn, raise the hoop. Add words of encouragement such as, “Come my beautiful lions!” Continue raising the hoop, then alternate between high and low.
One child plays the role of the trainer and stands with his back to the rest of the group at the opposite end of the daycare. The rest of the children are elephants who move in a line towards their trainer. From time to time, the trainer turns around. The elephants must immediately freeze. If an elephant moves, the trainer names him, and the child must sit down until the next round.
Tight rope walker
Stretch a long rope out on the floor. Invite children to imagine the rope is high up in the air. Children walk barefoot on the rope. They mustn’t put their two feet beside the rope if they do not want to fall! There are different ways to walk on the rope. Have them walk backwards, hop on the rope, and crawl on the rope.
Circus memory game
(Open games – Circus memory game) Print cards twice. The cards may be laminated or put in small “Ziploc” bags to protect them. Place cards face down on the floor. One at a time, children pick two cards. If they match, they keep the cards and play again. If the cards do not match, they must replace the cards. Their turn is over.
Build a tower of objects or have children walk while balancing an object on their head.
You be the judge of how sweet you will go depending on the age group under your care. At the circus, there are sweets galore! Small bags of popcorn, candy apples, cotton candy, and sausages are examples of treats you can enjoy. Try turning your kitchen area into a sweet treats canteen. Children can choose their favourite item!
Clown pizza lunch
Prepare a round pizza for each child. Create a clown face using vegetables for eyes, a nose, and a mouth. Add spaghetti for the clown’s hair.
For each child, put one scoop of ice cream in a bowl. Add an upside down cone on top of the scoop. Have children create their clown faces (the scoop) using small candy.
ARTS & CRAFTS
(Open model – Circus hat) Print and trace onto coloured cardboard. Have children cut out and decorate their circus hats. Measure children’s heads and staple closed.
Provide children with Styrofoam balls to paint and decorate with sparkles. Thread string on a needle and push through the ball. Tie behind children’s heads.
(Open coloring pages theme – Circus)
(Open activity sheet – Clown face) Print the face outline. Children add the expression of their choice.
SONGS & RHYMES
By: Patricia Morrison
(No particular tune)
1 elephant wearing a hat
2 lions, very big cats
3 monkeys, making us laugh
4 clowns with noses so red
5 acrobats flying in the air
1, 2, 3, 4, 5…the circus is live!
Have you ever seen a circus?
By: Patricia Morrison
Sung to: Have you ever seen a lassie?
Have you ever seen a circus, a circus, a circus
Have you ever seen a circus
Oh, what a show
With lions and tigers and horses and acrobats
Have you ever seen a circus
Oh, what a show
COMPLIMENTARY ACTIVITY: A DAY AT THE CIRCUS
A day at the circus
(by: Joanne Arsenault)
Makeup, costumes, jumping rope, hoola hoops, balls, soft balls, mats, balance beam, balancing pole, parachute, ribbons and balloons for decorating, musical instruments. Use a parachute to create a big top. Decorate with ribbons, streamers, and balloons. Create a balance beam with a 2 x 4 and cover it with red adhesive tape. Cover a long stick with red adhesive tape too. Use it as a balancing pole. Children can walk like tightrope walkers. Provide mats for clowns and acrobats. Lion tamers can make use of the hoola hoops.
Set the stage:
Emily was going to spend the day at the circus with her friends. When they arrived, they were told that all six clowns were sick and that they could not be in the show. Emily and her friends thought that, if they practiced, they could be the clowns in the next day’s show.
For creative representation:
- Children use makeup and costumes to dress up as clowns
- Children create animal or clown masks
- Children make rings for juggling
- Children build a big top with blocks
For social and moral development:
Relationships with peers:
- Suggest children paint each other’s faces
- Children wait for their turn to get their face painted
- Have children pretend to be happy clowns and sad clowns
- Give children freedom to choose their costume
- Encourage children to clean up on their own
- Invite children to show their parents their work (ex. mask or big top made with blocks)
- Invite parents to come see the show children have prepared
For language development:
- Have children discuss circus pictures
- Ask children if they have ever been to the circus, have them describe the outing
- Show children new words (big top, tightrope walker, juggler, etc.
- Discuss clowns’ emotions (sad, happy, angry)
- Tell a circus story
For psychomotor skills:
- Invite children to perform somersaults on mats
- Let children throw a ball into the air and catch it
- Have children jump in hoops and walk through or under hoops
- Let children walk on a balance beam while holding a balancing pole (stick)
- Have children juggle tiny soft balls
Movement and music
Sing songs using gestures and movements.
For example you may sing an adapted version of
the Hokey Pokey song:
You put your clown foot in
You take your clown foot out
You put your clown foot in
And you shake it all about
You do the hokey pokey
And you turn yourself about
That’s what it’s all about
You put your monkey tail in
You take your monkey tail out
You put your monkey tail in
And you shake it all about
You do the hokey pokey
And you turn yourself about
That’s what it’s all about
Continue with: elephant trunk, balancing pole, etc.
- Invite children to describe their day at the circus
- Review new vocabulary
The Educatall team
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Smirkus Camp – Circus Smirkus
All About Smirkus Camp
What You’ll Learn ★ Daily Activities ★ Facilities & Accessibility ★ Safety ★ Policies
Mailing Address ★ Smirkus Camp Handbook ★ Available Sessions ★ Scholarships
“At Smirkus Camp we create a small family when we’re there and it is like no other camp I’ve been to. Everyone says it’s magical…” – Carly, camper
Spend an incredible summer full of circus fun at Circus Smirkus Camp: the original circus camp. Step inside one of our spectacular European Big Top Tents and join coaches who have performed with companies including Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey, Big Apple Circus, Cirque Us, and of course, the Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour!
Come for two or four weeks (or add a layover to stay longer) to live and train the circus life in the lush, green hills of Greensboro, Vermont. At Smirkus Camp, kids develop new ways to challenge themselves, learn skills like teamwork and problem solving, get terrific physical conditioning, AND enjoy fun summer camp traditions like singalongs, costume themed dinners, kickball, and more! Smirkus Camp is a great place to clown around, have a blast, and make lasting friendships with campers from all over the United States.
Watch this video to get a sense of what our camp is like:
What You’ll Learn
Fabric, Tissue and Aerial Silks, Lyra and Aerial Hoop, Spanish Web & Rope, Straps & Handloops, Cloudswing, Hammock & Sling, Chinese Pole, Single, Double, Triple, Swinging, Dance & Duo Trapeze.
Tightwire, Rolling Globe, Stilts, Unicycle, Rola Bola.
Scarves, Balls, Rings, Clubs, Fruit, Contact & Pass Juggling, Diabolo, Devilsticks, Cigar Boxes, Poi, Hats, Shaker Cups, Manipulation.
Clowning, Improv, Slapstick, Pantomime, Gag Creation, Commedia Dell-Arte, Stage Presence, Musical Theater, Style & Smile!
- Other Skills:
Hula Hoops, Pie Throwing, Dance, Magic, Bubbles, Stretching, Strengthening & Endurance, Safety & Fun!
Daily Circus Activities
- WARM UPS: Safety is our number one priority and that includes warming up our bodies to prepare for all the jumping, bending, twisting and contorting the kids will do throughout the day.
- CORE CLASSES: After warm-ups, campers are split into mixed groups of age, gender and skill to rotate between the four core classes of Acrobatics, Juggling, Aerials and Performance.
- CHOICE ROTATIONS: In the afternoon, campers get to choose from a variety of circus classes that change from day to day and that give campers the opportunity to try out new tricks or to work harder on skills they already love. Our supportive coaches and counselors will assist each camper with working toward their individual goals in a fun and friendly team setting.
View the camp sessions page for more thorough description of the session you’re interested in.
Traditional Camp Activities
Smirkus Camp offers campers a traditional summer camp experience.
Afternoon and Evening Activities range from Scavenger Hunts, Kickball and Capture the Flag to Arts & Crafts, Talent Shows and Camp Fires.
Every session includes lots of fun Camp Songs AND a Pie Day where kids learn to take a pie in the face!
Facilities & Accessibility
Circus Smirkus Camp takes place on 35 acres of hilltop pasture in beautiful Greensboro, Vermont.
- We have have separate girls and boys dormitories with campers staying two, three to four to a room.
- Each dorm has several common areas and is decorated with historical circus memorabilia and props from past Circus Smirkus shows.
- Our kitchen and culinary team work around the clock to provide healthy meals using as many quality, locally sourced ingredients as we can find. Your kids will be very active and challenging their bodies daily so food fit to feed circus athletes is paramount to our mission!
The Smirkus Camp facility is ADA-compliant and our coaches, counselors, and support staff are ready to assist circus dreamers with accessibility concerns to make the most of their camp experience. For more information about accessibility at Smirkus Camp, please call (802) 533-7443 or email [email protected]
Safety 1st, 2nd – ALWAYS!
There is one thing we are stone cold serious about at Smirkus: Safety!
In her book “How to Keep Your Children Safe: A Guide to Parents,” author and former camp parent, Yvonne M. Vissing, uses Smirkus Camp as an example of a camp which makes sure children are safe. “The Circus Smirkus Vermont camp is a model of high-quality care for kids,” she writes.
Rest assured. Safety is a number one issue for us at Smirkus and for parents who are shopping for summer camps for their children.
Smirkus Camp is licensed by the Vermont Department of Health and complies with their regulations. We perform a thorough background check of all newly hired staff, and repeat it every two years for returning seasonal employees.
Covid Requirements: Smirkus Camp follows guidelines from the State of Vermont. Please stay updated on our Covid-19 page.
View our 2021 Fees, Conditions, & Policies – PDF
Circus Smirkus Inclusion Policy:
Throughout history, the circus has sought out and celebrated all types of peoples, cultures, and skills to showcase the multifaceted triumph of human abilities. It is fundamental to our values to welcome employees, participants, and audience members of all backgrounds with the curiosity, respect, and awe human diversity inspires.
Joining a Circus Smirkus program – as a participant, an employee, or an audience member – means you belong. As a company, we promise to consider only merit in making hiring or program decisions. The only thing that matters to us is your willingness to embrace our values and help us create joy and magic for everyone who encounters a Smirkus program. If you’re smart and talented and willing to work hard, please apply for a job with us!
As a proud upholder of circus tradition we commit to providing everyone equal opportunity to become a star, both in and out of the ring.
VT DOH Licensing:
Smirkus Camp is licensed by the Vermont Department of Health and complies with their regulations. We perform a thorough background check of all newly hired staff, and repeat it every two years for returning seasonal employees.
Circus Smirkus Camp is located in Greensboro, Vermont, just down the road from our main headquarters. Email us at [email protected]
SUMMER MAILING ADDRESS FOR CAMPERS:
Circus Smirkus Camp
409 Breezy Ave
Greensboro VT 05841
Camp Office: 802-533-2423
CIRCUS SMIRKUS WORLD HEADQUARTERS:
Big Top Tour Kickoff & Finale (and year-round offices)
1 Circus Road
Greensboro, VT 05841
Circus Themed Activities For Kids
Who doesn’t love a circus theme? The circus theme makes it easy to incorporate gross motor and fine motor skills. What kid doesn’t love the idea of a circus or carnival? Implementing circus themed activities for kids into your gross motor or fine motor activities doesn’t have to be hard. Check out all of the different circus themed activities!
Circus Themed Activities For Kids
All of the following activities are a great way to incorporate gross motor and fine motor skills into Circus Activities! The following is a run down of a ton of great circus activities for an entire week of motor planning.
Start off your week with Circus Yoga! This is a fun and silly way to move little bodies with a circus theme! Not only are their yoga poses, but also great partner poses and fun games included in these ideas!
How about some circus tricks? Using hula hoops to work on motor skills is a fun way to work on gross motor skills with a circus theme.
Think about all of the different ways you could step through the hoop? Forward, backward, sideways, crawling etc are great ways to get started working on motor skills. Add some streamers to create a flaming hoop.
Silly relays are the perfect activities for your carnival or circus theme!
The over sized shoe or clown shoe relay is a fun circus themed activity that incorporates movement. Don’t be afraid to try some partner relays as well.
The beach ball and pool noodle relay is perfect for team work and your carnival or circus theme. You can read about all of the different individual and partner relay races for kids ideas. These all go really well in a circus theme!
How about a fun digital game!?! This game can be played on a computer, tablet, or interactive whiteboard. Work on one to one correspondence while moving! This is such a fun activity for both in person and distance learning.
Circus themed movement cards are fast and easy to use. They let the kids interpret the simple movements written on the cards. They are FREE to you to use in the freebie library.
Let’s not forget about Circus Fine Motor Activities. Check out the 11 different circus themed fine motor activities. I can’t even decide which one is my favorite!
GET THE CIRCUS THEMED FINE MOTOR ACTIVITIES
More Circus Activity Ideas
Stilt Walking – Teach Mama shares how old coffee cans can turn into stilts. Perfect for challenging balance and perfect for a circus theme!
Tight Rope Walking – I love Happy Hooligans version of the tight rope! I love how simple it is to create and all the great strength and balance work involved with the activity!
Ring Toss – I loved the simplicity of the ring toss from ABC’s to ACT’s. Perfect game to work on that eye-hand coordination.
What’s your favorite kind of circus game? I’d love to get more ideas!
Circus Activities For You
Wouldn’t it feel great to have fun circus themed activities that you could use today that someone else has already created for you? Even better, you’d have confidence that these activities will not only be fun for you, but fun for kids. No more searching around the internet looking for circus themed ideas and no more trying to create your own resources. When you purchase the Circus Motor Pack you will join hundreds of others already using these circus activities with their kids!
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10 Circus Crafts and Activities for Kids
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This World Circus Day, let’s rediscover our love for the circus with some Circus crafts and activities for kids. Make your own tent, performers and animals!
There are some joys of our childhood that our kids seem to be missing out on, and one of them is the joy of going to the circus! The circus was an event we looked forward to a lot, and the acts were short, simple and hilarious!
Somehow kids today don’t seem as excited about circuses as we were, probably since they’re too busy staring at screens. But it’s time to change all that, especially since its World Circus Day on 20th April!
This World Circus Day, let’s rediscover our love for the circus with our kids, with some Circus crafts and activities.
Kids Activities Blog shows us how to make some cute clowns using wooden sticks. This multimedia craft uses various supplies – buttons, paper, yarn, pom poms and more!
Strong men are one of the main attractions of the circus and this craft from Pink Stripey Socks proves it! Make these men using cardboard and have fun moving them around!
What’s a circus without the trapeze! Aunt Annie brings the trapeze to life in this awesome craft using regular craft supplies and a full downloadable template. The performers all look so realistic!
This colorful clown puppet is not too hard to make with a free template available for download. Kids will have fun assembling the various parts together to make the final puppet.
Handmade Charlotte creates an impressive circus that’ll really bring alive the feeling of going to the real thing! This is a great project to make use of bits and pieces left over in your craft cupboard.
First Palette brings us a project that uses multiple craft techniques. We particularly like the accordion folding and cutting of the train cars They also have many printables for the circus people and animals, so you’re all set for a packed circus train.
Have you always wondered how those elephants balance on little balls? Create your own balancing circus elephant with a free printable from Learn Create Love.
If you’d like to create your own custom circus, try making paper mache animals as shown in Small World Land. You can create any animals of your choice, like this tiger jumping through a hoop of flames!
Want a complete troupe for your circus? Check out how you can make them using peg dolls, from this tutorial at Red Hand Gang. Love how minor details like the hair and some paint can transform plain pegs into circus performers with personality!
Go to First Palette to learn how to make your very own circus tent! All you need to do is print out the template on card stock and then its just a matter of adding details place for your circus dolls, clowns and animals to play around.
Don’t you feel like you’re at the circus already? Circuses have their own culture depending upon where you live, and these circus crafts and activities for kids are perfect to learn more about them!
Our Five Ring Circus: Beach Themed Kids Activities
Happy Tuesday, my friends! I can’t believe it, but this is officially our final week of Camp Mom. When I came up with the idea I never expected to make it through the entire Summer, but we made it 10 weeks! 50 incredibly fun kids activities are now documented on my blog!
It was a LOT of work, but such a great experience. Lexie keeps telling me that I’m the coolest mom ever because I did so many fun things with them this Summer. She’s on the verge of the tween years and being annoyed by me, so all that hard work and dedication to our Summer project was well worth it!
Our final week of Camp Mom was definitely our favorite. We decided to have a week full of beach themed activities to prepare us for our beach vacation in a few days. Trust me when I say that the activities this week are the coolest!
Here’s a recap of our final week of Camp Mom kids activities:
Jellyfish in a Jar – Camp Mom Day 46
My mom posted this activity on my Facebook wall years ago but we never got the chance to try it. I knew it would be perfect for our beach theme!
- Empty Water Bottle with the label removed (I like Voss water bottles)
- Food Coloring
- Scissors and Thread
- Clear Bread Storage Bags (a fold top sandwich bag would work for a smaller version)
- Fill the empty water bottle with water.
- Add a drop of blue food coloring and shake to disperse.
- Grab the sandwich bag and make a jellyfish head by bunching the closed end together. (It should look like a ghost.)
- Tie a thread loosely around the “neck.” The hole needs to remain slightly open right now so you can fill it with a little bit of water and air.
- Make tentacles by trimming the end of the bag with the scissors. You can also trim the bottom a bit so it fits inside the water bottle.
- Fill the head half full with water, blow in some air and close the hole tightly with the thread.
- Drop your jellyfish into the water bottle, seal the lid tightly and watch it float around as you flip and turn the bottle.
The end result is really cool!
Puffy Paint Sand Castles – Camp Mom Day 47
This craft is very similar to the puffy paint ice cream cones we made a few weeks ago. The kids love puffy paint so much that we had to do it again with a beach twist!
- Construction Paper
- White School Glue (4 oz)
- Shaving Cream
- Paint Brushes
- Empty the glue into a bowl, squirt in an equal amount of shaving cream and blend together.
- Start pouring in sand by the handful until you get the desired consistency. We used a lot!
- Paint a sandcastle onto the construction paper. Make sure to use a thick layer of sandy puffy paint!
- Decorate the sand castle with shells by pressing them gently into the puffy paint.
- Lay flat to dry.
Puffy paint is always a hit with my kids and they loved this beach-themed project!
Under the Sea Graham Crackers – Camp Mom Day 48
I planned this activity back in the Spring and it must be a popular idea! Lily went to a birthday party recently and received a similar one as a favor. She ate it before her siblings could see it, so they still had fun making this snack!
- Graham Crackers
- Blue Frosting
- Baby Goldfish
- Spread a thick layer of blue frosting on a graham cracker.
- Sprinkle a handful of Nerds on the bottom.
- Decorate with Baby Goldfish (or Swedish Fish).
This was an easy snack to make and all of my kids loved it!
Sand Slime – Camp Mom Day 49
Our slime recipe is very quick and easy to make. We wanted to see what happened when we added sand to it!
- 1/2 tsp Borax
- 1/2 cup Water
- 4 oz white glue
- Two bowls and a spoon to mix
- Mix 1/2 tsp Borax (found in the laundry aisle) in 1/2 cup warm water.
- Empty bottle of glue into separate bowl.
- Pour Borax mixture into glue and begin to knead the slime.
- Add the sand by the handful as you knead the slime in the borax solution. Repeat until you get the desired texture.
It turned out to be a neat hybrid of slime and dough. The kids thought it felt like textured Flubber!
DIY Aqua Sand – Camp Mom Day 50
This activity was voted the most favorite in Camp Mom history! I actually agree with my kids. It was really neat to watch!
- Sand (I bought colored sand from Dollar Tree)
- Large Container
- Scotch Guard Fabric Protector
- Foil and large freezer bags
- Put individual sheets of aluminum foil down on a large piece of cardboard.
- Dump each color of sand into large freezer bags.
- In a very well-ventilated area, with your nose and mouth covered, spray the Scotch Guard into the freezer bag until the sand is saturated. Zip the bag shut and shake to disperse.
- Sprinkle the sand into a thin layer on one sheet of foil and allow to dry overnight.
- After it dries, dump the sand into small cups.
- Fill a large container with warm water.
- Hold a funnel over the top of the container, and pour each color of sand through the funnel and into the container.
- Continue with each color and try to make designs along the way!
The best thing about DIY Aqua Sand is that you can use it over and over again! Simply drain the water out of the container and store the sand. When the aqua sand stops repelling water, refresh it with the Scotch Guard and allow to dry overnight again.
This activity was so much fun!
Camp Mom was a HUGE success! We’re really sad to see it end. My kids had a blast with all of these kids activities and they made some great memories along the way!
Thank you SO much for following along with us! I hope you were able to try out some of these kids activities. What was your favorite kids activity from Camp Mom?
You might also enjoy the kids activities included in these posts:
Camp Mom Week One
Camp Mom Week Two
Camp Mom Week Three
Camp Mom Week Four
Camp Mom Week Five
Camp Mom Week Six
Camp Mom Week Seven
Camp Mom Week Eight
Camp Mom Week Nine
Let’s Be Friends!
90,000 Circus Camp and Magic School at Adirondack Park, USA
- Type of educational institution : CAMP, SPORTS TRAINING
- Age : 9 – 16
- Language : ENGLISH
- Required language level : A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
- Goal : speaking practice, sports, arts and creativity, outdoor activities (multi-activity), wellness, nature and ecology
- Intensity of lessons : no lessons
- Location :, Adirondack Park, New York
- Airport : ALB (Albany, New York, USA)
- Sport : MULTISPORT
- Arts and Creativity : Circus
- Residence : Residence
- Accommodation : 5 or more, separate toilet and bathroom
- Infrastructure : lake, river, nature
- Dates : 28.06.2020 – 30.08.2020
- Entry Requirements : No
- Difficulty level : Low
- Price per week (in EURO) : 2036.3769372398
The motto of the Circus Camp and the School of Magicians in Adirondack Park is “Develop the most important art – the art of living!”
Enjoy an unforgettable summer at the Circus Camp and Magician School in Adirondack Park, guided by teachers and with friends who share your passion for His Majesty the Circus.Founded back in 1969, the Adirondack Park Circus Camp and Magic School is a great place to make your dreams come true and make lifelong friends.
Children from 9 to 16 years old from all over the world choose this camp for its unique creative programs. A team of camp staff – and there are 145 people! – will do everything possible to support and provide the children with everything they need. In a favorable environment, everyone will be able to develop their abilities and acquire new skills at their own pace.The success of the classes is ensured by the general creative orientation of the camp – both the participants and the teachers. Classes held, weekly performances, rehearsals … all this creates a unique creative atmosphere.
The circus camp and the School of Magicians are favorably distinguished by, perhaps, an ideal location in the Adirondack National Natural Park with a vast forested area. The Adirondack is also a United States National Historic Landmark. The total area of the protected area is 24’700 sq. Km.The territory of the park exceeds such famous natural monuments as Vermont, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Great Smoky and others. There is a truly healing climate here: the air has a positive effect on people with weak lungs.
The guys live in a newly built campus, in spacious rooms, and the friendly atmosphere and new friends make them feel at home. Every day at the Circus Camp and School of Magicians in Adirondack Park is wonderful, because the guys are doing what they love with their new friends and attentive and no less enthusiastic teachers, professional circus artists.
All classes are taught by professionals, classes are offered for every level – both for complete debutants and for masters. The camp staff make every effort to ensure that every student enjoys every minute of every day. All students get the opportunity to feel like a star, regardless of their area of interest and level of training. The program is selected individually in accordance with the wishes of the student. In addition to immersion in creative pursuits, students can engage in sports, including water sports and horse riding.Creative activities are accompanied by all kinds of recreation and entertainment typical for summer vacations. This is the place where individuals come together and create miracles and masterpieces!
At the Circus Camp and School of Magicians in Adirondack Park, they strive to create a friendly family of students from all over the world, in which they study, create and develop together. Students inspire each other. A unique team of staff ensures the maximum effect of your stay at the camp and the maximum pleasure.Students are divided into small groups, each of which is assigned a separate leader, whose task is to help and guide each student.
The Adirondack Park Circus Camp and Magic School staff are specially selected to enable young people to develop their individual abilities. They are true professionals, artists who are ready to share their knowledge and experience. The heads of the creative departments have been working in the camp for 10 years or more, which guarantees the high quality of teaching and upbringing of adolescents.
Regardless of whether the guys are engaged in circus skills or not, everyone in the camp feels like a team of like-minded people. The program is a balanced combination of circus arts in various fields and sports, including water sports, as well as evening entertainment. The entertainment program is not just a collection of separate activities, but constitutes a single process during which students have the opportunity to get to know and get to know each other better.Each student can try himself in a different art form.
The camp has a dedicated auditorium for performances and two pavilions for classes and rehearsals. There are also indoor halls so that students have the opportunity to engage in different types of creativity surrounded by their friends.
More than 160 teachers, professionals, educators or senior students are selected to work in the camp based on their professional qualifications, enthusiasm and ability to find a common language with young people.Learning progress is achieved by daily exercise, communication with talented people, and everyone participating in weekly concerts.
Organization of summer recreation (extracurricular activities) – MBOU Secondary School No. 8, Konakovo
Passport of a recreation summer camp with a day stay of children at a municipal budgetary educational institution of a secondary school No. 8 in Konakovo 2020 Passport of a camp with a day stay of children in 2020
ORGANIZATION OF OUTSTANDING ACTIVITIES
from 1-5 June 2020
From the first to the fifth of June, within the framework of the program “Children are our future” in our school, primary school students wrote an essay on the topic “My future profession” online.The children learned with pleasure the poems dedicated to the Children’s Day.
Essay competition 1-4 grades
Primary school students wrote an essay on the topic “My future profession.” Children learned with pleasure poems dedicated to Children’s Day.
WE CHOOSE A HEALTHY LIFE!
(from May 26 to June 26, 2020 we have a month of anti-drug orientation at our school)
1.Drawings of the students of our school on the topic of the Healthy lifestyle that we choose.
2. Booklets were prepared and designed by high school students based on the results of watching videos and searching for additional ones. information on this topic:
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In case of an improvement in the epidemiological situation on the territory of Konakovsky district, how to organize the child’s vacation in the summer of 2020? Pismo roditelyam 2020
Order of the Week setwithout. May 2020
PHOTO REPORT ABOUT WORK SUMMER CAMP – 2019
| On June 1, a holiday was held at the MBOU Secondary School No. 8 in Konakovo
– Children’s Day, in which children and parents of LOL “Lesnaya Skazka” took part.
June 3 – Children’s Day.
—Children of the school camp visited the children’s art school and attended the “Hello Summer” event
-DK “Sovremennik” held an event “Summer, to the start”, dedicated to the opening of camps
-Children played outdoor games on the playground.
June 4, 2019.
Today the guys visited the fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea” in Novaya Korchevo and had a great time.
| June 5 children from LOL
“Forest Fairy Tale” attended the concert of the children’s dance group “Dream” at the Vorovskiy D / K. After the concert, the guys played outdoor games.
| On June 7, the children of our camp attended the performance of the Arabesque ballet company at the Vorovskogo Palace of Culture.
1 and 2 detachments visited the exhibition of military equipment in the central library.
The best checkers players took part in the regional competitions “Miracle Checkers”
| Children visited the Sovremennik recreation center for a cartoon.
Then the guys went on an excursion to the fire station.
| * On June 17th we had the Ecology Day. We have guessed environmental riddles. Prize places were taken by 11 pupils of our camp. HOORAY!!!
* Completed the ecological quest on the school grounds. * The children took part in the master class “Painting from plasticine” at the children’s art school.
* And we also visited the biology room, where V.A. held an environmental lesson “We and Nature”
| * On June 18, we attended the performance of the folk circus “Fantazyory”, DK “Vorovskogo”. 5 pupils of OUR camp took part in this performance!
* In the central library, pupils of 3 4 groups visited an exhibition of military equipment.
|June 25 Varankina V.A. conducted an environmental lesson on the topic “Garbage in of our life”|
|Children’s Art School offered children a tour of the school exhibition.|
|Today in our camp the competition program “Miss Camp” was held|
It was raining on June 27th, so we stayed at school but had a lot of fun.First we sang karaoke. Then prov ate fun starts.
Then there was a concert prepared by the pupils themselves for their parents.
After lunch, the children were weighed and measured by a nurse. Almost everyone recovered.
| On June 28 we could not perform at the Kaleidoscope of Talents concert in the Vorovskogo recreation center, but still Victoria Viktorovna Malysheva came to our school and rated the numbers of the children.The first number was a flash mob, which we rehearsed every day, the whole shift. And the second – the scene “How a man sold a cow”
And at 12 o’clock the guys traveled through the stations looking for sweet prizes.
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2018 Summer Camp Archive
June 1 – at the feast dedicated to
Children’s Day and the opening of summer health camps.
We are at the concert of the dance groups “Rodnichok” and “Dream” in the D / K them. Vorovskogo
At a gala concert at the School of Arts dedicated to Children’s Day – June 1
June 5 in the camp – “Forest Fairy Tale” MBOU SOSH-8 quiz was held,
dedicated to the birthday of A.S. Pushkin.
The guys remembered him from the work, they guessed magic objects,
drew illustrations for fairy tales.
The guys from our camp “Forest Fairy Tale” took part in an ecological educational game program in the D / C “Sovremennik”
In the camp “LESNAYA SKAZKA” the competition “Miracle-drafts” was held The winners will defend the honor of the camp at the inter-camp competition on June 7th.
And so we have a rest on the sites … ..
On June 8, a quiz in the Russian language “O great and mighty” was held in the camp. All the detachments of the camp took part.Children with great pleasure solved puzzles, crosswords, explained the meaning of winged expressions, proverbs and sayings.
On the same day, the environmental event “Save the Planet” was held.
Children watched a film about the ecological state of our planet and completed assignments in groups on a given topic.
On June 9, the children of our camp took part in a flash mob and a concert dedicated to the Independence Day of Russia at the school of arts. The guys left an indelible impression on the visit to the Konakovskiy sturgeon fish breeding plant. Children with delight looked at the pools with fry, juveniles, adults.
June 13, students of all units of our camp “Lesnaya Skazka”
were on excursions at the school of arts in the art gallery of works by students of the Children’s Art School.
The children’s central library also hosted
a memorable meeting with the poetess O. Bardakova,
who not only read her poems,
but also sang songs of her own composition with a guitar.
Participants of the event also skillfully performed the poems of the poetess.
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in the schoolyard, where students studied plants, studied the properties of tree bark.
On June 15, the children of our camp attended a theater and vocal concert at the Sovremennik D / K.
At the central square of the city took part in an event dedicated to the Independence Day of Russia, took the second place in the competition of drawings on asphalt.
Environmental program – “It all ends in a landfill”,
, conducted by a biology teacher and camp counselors, focused on the issue of garbage.
After that, the guys made handicrafts from waste material.
On June 18, pupils of the 3rd detachment of our camp took part in the regional festival
for traffic rules “On the fairytale road of traffic rules”, where the guys showed the scene “Dunno in the country of traffic rules”
and took the honorable 2nd place.
Pupils of the other groups watched a wonderful concert of the Arabesque ensemble in the Vorovskiy D / K.
On June 19, the children of our camp took part in an interesting presentation on the topic
“FIFA World Cup” held in the central children’s library.
The excursion to the fire station left no one indifferent among the pupils of our camp.
The children got acquainted with the work of firefighters, the technique of extinguishing fires on the upper floors was demonstrated.
Pupils even tried on devices for rescuing people during a fire, sat in a fire engine.
At the school stadium, the physical education teacher held “Merry Starts”, where Friendship won.
On June 20, boys from the 4th detachment took part in the intercamp sports and athletics meeting in mini-football in the MBU DO CYSS “Olimp”.
The inmates of the camp were delighted with the enchanting circus show of the Fantazery studio, which they watched in the D / K im. Vorovsky. Outdoor games in the air.
On June 21, the children of our camp attended the unforgettable concert “Young Musicians of the City” at the School of Arts.
In the central children’s library, they visited an exhibition-reconstruction of the events of the Great Patriotic War, got acquainted with the amazing radio-controlled models of military equipment of the times of the war.
Another environmental event was held – “We are responsible for those we have tamed”.
All detachments watched a feature film about the Great Patriotic War “Young of the Northern Fleet”.
The leaders of our camp prepared a presentation “Konakovskiy district during the Great Patriotic War”.The children learned about how the people of our region lived in the difficult war years and about the history of the monuments.
Pupils of the 4th detachment laid flowers at the memorial plaque to A. A. Baskakov.
On June 23, we attended the concert of the circus studio “Fidgets”, which took place in the Vorovskiy D / K.
The guys from the 1st detachment made crafts from waste material. Old computer disks turned into funny smeshariki.
The rest of the detachments were preparing to close the camp. They rehearsed sketches, vocal numbers and dances.
On this day, the children of our camp attended a game program at the Sovremennik D / K.Children took part in relay races and received sweet prizes.
An environmental event “Mother Nature, May I?” At which the camp pupils got acquainted with the rules of proper handling of nature.
On June 27, children in the camp were looking for a sweet treasure.The children received a note containing the assignment and information about the next test. After going through all the stages, children, children enjoyed a sweet gift.
Our guest was the theater of O. Bardakova. The camp pupils saw an interesting performance.
After the performance, the children went to the river. There they built a camp of the future out of sand.All children were actively involved in the work, using all available means. All creations deserved high marks, but a strict jury awarded 1st place to 4th squad.
On June 28, school 9 hosted a pioneerball competition.Our boys took the honorable 2nd place.
On the same day, other camp inmates went to Sovremennik to close the camp shift. The guys were preparing their homework – a costume made of candy wrappers.
Also, the guys visited the Museum of Local Lore of our city, where they got acquainted with the history of our region, and also were able to look at old things.
This is the final day of the camp shift.The children prepared a big concert dedicated to the closing of the camp. The guys took a long time to select amateur performances, prepared costumes, and rehearsed.
SUMMER 2018 (archive) Visiting Lesnaya Skazka
On the Children’s Day, a summer health camp with a day stay at the MBOU secondary school No. 8 in Konakovo with the intriguing name “Forest Fairy Tale” opened its doors hospitably.During the shift, 81 students aged from 6.5 to 14 years old rested in it.
Maybe someone thinks that school camp is deadly boredom and the children in it are not at all interested. This is a false idea. Take a look at the “Forest Fairy Tale” and you will see how the children’s eyes shine from the desire to participate in various games, quizzes, contests, and how many excursions, concerts, city events they have already visited, how many new things they have learned!
Thanks to the coordinated actions of the camp commander and deputy.chief, the organization of children’s recreation is clearly thought out, each child knows what event will be on that day, what he will do. This is always reported to the guys on the line before breakfast.
The camp pays great attention to the improvement of the children. Every day begins with exercises conducted by physical education teachers. There are sports sections “Jolly Ball”, “Faster, Higher, Stronger”. The menu is carefully thought out, in which vitamin dishes are necessarily present. Educators, together with counselors, organize outdoor games, “Merry Starts” between squads, drafts competitions, pioneerball.The school nurse in a form accessible to children systematically conducts thematic conversations. So, for example, the guys learned how to warn themselves against infectious diseases and preserve their health, what poisonous mushrooms and plants grow on the territory of our district.
A distinctive feature of the school camp at MBOU Secondary School No. 8 is its ecological focus. The biology teacher has developed a number of interesting educational activities for the ecological education of children, which allow you to comprehend the mysterious world of nature, learn to love it, protect it, and use gifts wisely.Several such sessions have already been conducted. The first – “Me and My Planet” was played as a game – traveling on a spaceship, where the guys saw our Earth, its environmental problems through the eyes of aliens, and after looking at pictures about human life, land pollution, they analyzed how people relate to the environment, animals , the planet as a whole. The second activity “Environmental laboratory” was held on the school site, where students studied plants, shrubs, trees growing in this area.The guys studied the properties of tree bark with great interest and from their own experience they were convinced that by the color, tactile sensation, smell of the bark, it is possible to determine which tree it belongs to. The students were genuinely surprised to learn about the medicinal properties of the bark of some trees, such as oak and birch. The third lesson was devoted to the problem of garbage. Each family throws out up to one ton of it per year, so even in the first lesson on ecology, children were given the task to study their home trash can, determine what the garbage consists of, think over ways to recycle unnecessary items, old things.The guys, together with the counselors and educators, were happy to make crafts from seemingly useless material. The guys’ fantasy was off the charts! Plastic bottles turned into openwork holders for pencils, stylish pots and vases for flowers, even ordinary candy wrappers went into business, turning into a bookmark necessary for bookmen. The fourth lesson took place again on the street. The guys watched the animals in the nearest courtyard near the school. Children noticed that not all pets have their own owner.Unfortunately, some of them turned out to be abandoned by careless, irresponsible owners. “We are responsible for those whom we have tamed,” – such a conclusion was made by the students as a result of observation. The guys learned that neglected pets can be a source of infection of various diseases, therefore, in order to take a homeless animal from the street to their home, they need to be examined by a veterinarian. The fifth environmental lesson is the game “Mother Nature, can I?”, Where each team presented a photo report about the plants and animals of our city, handicrafts and drawings about nature.The guys compared two types of pictures, putting them together from puzzles, dirty, littered and clean, landscaped area. All those present unanimously said that it is much more pleasant, more comfortable where there is cleanliness and order, and this is achieved only with a reasonable and respectful attitude towards the environment. At the end of the lesson, an active game was held, in which each of the teams answered environmental questions with great pleasure, trying to come to the finish line first. All the environmental activities carried out helped the children to understand that the preservation of life on Earth is in the hands of man.
There are also literary pages in the “Forest Fairy Tale”. For the birthday of A.S. Pushkin, the guys prepared thoroughly, because in the camp a competition was announced for the best reader of the poem of the great Russian poet. What kind of works were not performed on the day of the competition! The guys, using their artistic abilities, expressively recited their favorite Pushkin’s poems by heart. The best readers who took 1st place, according to the jury, were Anna (grade 4) and Anastasia (grade 1). 2nd place went to Anastasia (2nd class.), and the third is in Paul (3kl.). At the end of the event, the teacher held an entertaining quiz on the work of A.S. Pushkin. Children with great desire answered questions, recalled the works of the poet, the heroes of his fairy tales. And the guys from the circle “The Merry World of Colors” originally illustrated Pushkin’s fairy tales.
Rest is a rest, but we must not forget about safety during the summer holidays, so the tutors and counselors conducted the quest “My Safety”, in which all the detachments took part.A route from several stations was developed in advance, but the team recognized it during the game, thanks to the tips they received when completing tasks. The guys visited the stations “Dorozhnaya”, “Don’t joke with fire”, “Safety in the forest and on the water”, “Emergency situation”. In a playful way, the guys repeated the rules of behavior on the roads, water, in the forest, in case of fire and emergency situations, and also got a lot of pleasure from this event, because everyone was very active. On June 18, the team of “Lesnoy Skazka” took part in the municipal festival on the rules of the road “On the fairytale road of traffic rules” on the basis of MBOU Secondary School No. 9, where teams of school camps showed scenes on a road theme.”Dunno in the country of traffic rules” – such a performance was shown by our team, applying all their artistic abilities, which did not go unnoticed by the jury. As a result, in the piggy bank of our achievements – the honorable 2nd place.
In the school camp, in order to prevent delinquency among minors and crimes against them, the senior inspector of the Department of Internal Affairs of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Konakovsky District, Police Major E.F. Mitina, held a conversation with the children of all detachments, explaining the administrative and criminal responsibility for illegal acts.
What else is interesting about the life of the camp? The fact that the children are given the opportunity to learn more about their small homeland, having visited various city enterprises, events in the Central Library, the Children’s Art School, the House of Culture named after Vorovsky, the House of Culture “Sovremennik”. The guys left an indelible impression from the visit to the live fish factory. Children with undisguised delight looked at the pools with fry, juveniles, adult fish of noble breeds, with eyes burning with surprise, they listened to the process of sturgeon breeding.An excursion to the fire department also did not leave anyone indifferent. The children got acquainted with the work of firefighters, the technique of extinguishing fires on the upper floors was demonstrated. With great interest, the children looked at and some even tried on devices for saving lives during a fire, sat in a fire engine.
The staff of the school camp express special gratitude to the staff of the Children’s Art School and the Central Children’s Library for the brilliant preparation and conduct of various activities for children, assistance in educational work, understanding and sensitive attitude to difficult situations.During the work of the “Forest Fairy Tale”, the children attended a concert at the School of Arts dedicated to the Children’s Day, prepared by the efforts of her students, a flash mob for the Day of Independence of Russia, with pleasure they visited the art gallery of students of the art department, and on June 21, young musicians of the city demonstrated their talent, than aroused admiration in children. The children attend events in the Central Library with great interest. So, students took an active part in quizzes dedicated to the Great Patriotic War and the birthday of A.S. Pushkin, “traveled with a soccer ball”, where they got acquainted with the history of football, exchanged knowledge about the World Cup in Russia. But, perhaps, the most memorable was the meeting with the Konakovskaya poetess O. Bardakova, who not only read her poems, but also sang songs of her own composition with a guitar. The participants of the event also skillfully performed the poems of the poetess. All the performances of the guys aroused admiration. The events held by the House of Culture named after Vorovsky and the House of Culture “Sovremennik” develop in children a sense of beauty, the ability to see beauty in the ordinary, and therefore are especially popular among children who enjoy attending concerts.
While resting in the school camp, the children do not forget about the history of their homeland, about the mournful date of June 22 – the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. On Memorial Day, children took part in a rally dedicated to this event, honored the memory of the soldiers who defended the future of their country, laid flowers at the mass grave in the Komsomolsky park. On this day, an action “Reading about the war” was held, where the children with a heartfelt feeling recited works on military topics. Under the guidance of the teacher, the members of the Skillful Hands circle created crafts and applications dedicated to the Great Patriotic War.
The highlight of the current session of the “Forest Fairy Tale” was the daily photo and video report of educators and counselors to the parents of children. Every day, information is sent via WhatsApp about the events held in the camp, the participation of children in them. This innovation was highly appreciated by the parents: “Thank you very much, it is very pleasant and unexpected to see the report on the day spent! This is very important for parents! ” The busy life of the school camp leaves only positive emotions in the children. How many pleasant moments they experienced, how many impressions they received! The parents of the children are very pleased that there is no time for boredom in the camp and the children go to the “Forest Fairy Tale” with great pleasure, looking forward to new events.Parents speak with warmth and love about the work of the school camp: “I want to express my deep gratitude to the organizers and educators for the rich, interesting work with children. The guys are constantly in the spotlight, well-fed, satisfied. After the camp, they come home impressed, they talk a lot about various events. Thank you very much!”; “I am delighted with the work of the school camp. It’s great that my child goes there with great pleasure, my daughter doesn’t even have five minutes of free time to get bored.And how many emotions after the camp! He talks incessantly about everything they did, where they went, what they saw, what they learned. It’s great that there are people who care about our children. I would like to express special gratitude to our educators, who, due to their restlessness, put all their love in our children. ”
On June 29, the school camp “Forest Fairy Tale” will close its doors until next summer, and the children will have fond memories of this fabulous time.
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Here and there were heard friendly “camp” chants and songs. Our guys arrived, having rested in the last shift in the Anapa camp “Miner’s Glory”.
Some of them rather ran to hug their parents who were waiting for them at the station. But there were more of those who could not say goodbye to their new friends, to their beloved counselors and educators with whom they were with them on Lazarevskoe recreation, very united the guys.Children, who have lived for three whole weeks on the seashore, got used to each other, therefore they said goodbye through tears. The touching scenes began in the camp itself. Sadly, the guys also dispersed to the carriages of the train in Anapa, when they were divided not according to the principle of detachments, but according to their place of residence. “And we all worked as postmen for two days and carried touching letters from carriage to carriage,” said the head of the third shift of the camp, Elena UDOVENKO. The guys themselves are very fond of the counselors. For many, during the rest, they replaced their parents.But the guys went home willingly. Still, we missed our relatives, our “local” friends.
Everyone really wanted to tell about their impressions, show photographs and give souvenirs from the south. “In the third shift, 540 children who were in a difficult life situation from 27 districts and 10 cities of the region went to the camp“ Miner’s Glory ”,” said Elena Udovenko. – And the rest of this whole company went with a bang. The guys have a lot of impressions! We went on excursions and organized all kinds of competitions.The camp administration even organized a circus show for us right on the campus. We had a rich program every day. The emphasis, by the way, was made on the sports component. Still, sports and health are inseparable things. And everyone really liked to swim in the sea.
And at parting with the camp, the guys and I launched fireworks, launched balloons into the sky. Nikita ERIPANOV and Danila UMANEV, who became friends during their vacation, for example, most of all liked to go to the sea and sunbathe on the beach.Eight-year-old boys have never been to the south before. “Of course we cried at first, we missed home. And then they got used to the detachment, they fell in love with the counselors very much. They are kind and always understand us, ”Danila shared his impressions. “And I really liked the excursions. We went to the dolphinarium, to the water park and to Novorossiysk. And we also traveled along the Caucasian ridge and saw the Wolf’s Gate, ”Nikita said. And 13-year-old Timofey Ilyin will miss life in the camp very much. “We had a lot of activities, the squad and I had fun every day.And I really liked the sea. I saw him for the first time. Therefore, it was difficult to leave. Even the boys had tears in their eyes, ”Timofey shared.
And rested and learned
Oleg RUBEZHANSKY, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Development of the Samara Region, also came to meet the Samara guys from “Miner’s Glory”. – It’s nice that the guys got so many positive impressions that they will remember for a long time. But more importantly, along with the rest, they strengthened their health, and learned a thing or two.For children who find themselves in a difficult life situation, for example, it is very important to communicate outside the home, in the circle of new people. This teaches them a certain independence, responsibility for themselves. I have no doubt that they have learned a lot from each other in those three weeks. So this project is important in every way. We, in turn, have gained serious experience this summer, – noted Oleg Rubezhansky.
Rebirth of “Solnechny”
While the “camp” life for some children has already ended, the children in the “Sunny Beach” camp in the Bezenchuksky district continue to relax and have fun in the fresh air.120 children, who were in a difficult life situation, drove there only on August 1 and became the “discoverers” of the children’s institution. The fact is that two years ago, “Sunny Beach” was closed due to non-compliance with fire requirements, the lack of automatic fire alarm. Before that, the camp was a favorite resting place for children of the province. From 2002 to 2008 alone, 2,350 children rested there.
But there was no money to eliminate violations in the budget. In the same year, the regional authorities “reminded” the new district administration that the empty camp needs to be “revived”, fix all the problems and bring it into good condition.According to the Minister of Health and Social Development of the Samara Region Gennady GRIDASOV, the district administration managed to mobilize all forces and attract local entrepreneurs to help. Those, by the way, did not refuse. – Our sponsors understand that holidays for children are sacred. Therefore, there was no need to beg them. The washing machine broke down yesterday; today one of them bought a new one for us. In general, thanks to the joint work of the regional authorities and entrepreneurs, we equipped the camp in accordance with all fire safety rules, repaired some of the houses, the dining room, completely replaced the electrical wiring and partially replaced the water supply.There are plans to buy new furniture for the houses, ”said Anatoly TITKOV, director of the Sunny Beach camp.
Local residents also did not refuse to help children from Bezenchuksky and surrounding areas. Social activists and simply not indifferent people came here and put the territory in order. “Having examined the buildings, the canteen and the first-aid post, I can say that I am satisfied with the conditions,” noted Gennady Gridasov during his visit to Sunny Beach. – It is very pleasant that we managed to revive this camp by joint efforts.For the Samara region in general and for the Bezenchuksky district in particular, this institution is very important. Now the camp, hidden in a picturesque forest, looks clean and well-groomed. Small houses are scattered across the meadow, with clean paths between them. Children are welcomed five times a day within the walls of a spacious, bright dining room. By the way, the guys don’t complain about food. The menus for them are updated daily, they try to diversify. As well as leisure.
The guys did not have time to stop by the camp, as they immediately plunged into social life.Every day – contests, games, competitions between squads, and even within their squads. The most active, creative and cheerful team will receive gifts at the end of the shift. However, the guys have fun on their own, outside of leisure programs: they find friends, fall in love. Twelve-year-old Dima SKVORTSOV, who grew up in a large family, for example boasted that in just a few days he had already “found himself a girlfriend.” And his ten-year-old sister Sveta is not interested in boys yet, together with her friend they started collecting herbarium.The kids don’t ask to go home. They say that they would have rest here all summer. Teenagers, however, most of all like communication, new acquaintances and, of course, discos. And when asked whether they would cry, parting with Sunny Beach, with each other, with counselors and educators, everyone answered – “of course”.
Kennolyn Camps Summer 2020 USA
The camp was founded in 1946 and is proud of its old traditions. Camp Kenoline is located in a mahogany forest, next to a national park and close to the ocean.It is located just 45 minutes from San Jose and 1.5 hours from San Francisco. The guys in the camp live in summer houses.
What can your child do at Camp Kenoline?
Until the beginning of summer, children choose classes from the list, which includes more than 40 types of sections. Training is carried out at all stages. It can be both sports sections and creative activities (for example, painting on silk, creating creative albums and art projects, pottery).
The most popular activities in the camp are horse riding, rock climbing (a choice of different courses according to age and skill level), fencing, swimming, martial arts, diving, water polo and many others. Your child can also play tennis, volleyball, golf, basketball, archery and rifle.
Also, special programs are offered to your attention, which combine the standard children’s camp program and professional development of skills in the selected sections.The following programs are possible: surfing, fencing, gymnastic trapeze (a kind of circus art), equestrian sports, and also an adventure camp.
Equestrian sports and fencing are presented on the basis of the standard and special camp program.
Day 1 Arrival of children and opening of shift. Accommodation, acquaintance with the guys and counselors, with the camp and sections. Dinner and evening by the fire.
Days 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 12 Breakfast at 7:30 / 8:00, raising the flag, classes in the sections, evening activities.
Days 4, 5, 10, 11 Breakfast, morning activity of your choice, lunch, hike / water carnival / promenade, dinner, evening entertainment (for example, disco or watching a movie).
Day 8 Breakfast at 8:00 / 8:30, raising the flag, cleaning the territory, beach, picnic, evening entertainment.
Day 13 “Fun Day” – breakfast buffet, preparation for departure, optional activities, theme program, farewell bonfire, awards presentation.
Day 14 Closing of the shift.Evening entertainment program. Evening activities at the camp are the perfect end to a busy day. This could be watching a movie, disco, throwing eggs, gold rush, dressing up the counselors or singing around the campfire.
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The Vertical Camp team, in collaboration with Be Art Studios, Italy, have developed a unique training program.We offer a specialized, individual approach to the goals and objectives of students. In addition to general education classes with world-famous instructors, all students will have the opportunity to prepare numbers according to pre-selected directions. For best results, students will be divided into small creative groups. Whether you are preparing for a sporting event, a studio event or a big stage performance, we can help you meet your challenges and improve your individual performance.Our teachers are highly qualified and knowledgeable in the most popular sports and artistic pole systems, many years of experience in the field of modern circus and dance projects.
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Example daily routine (mandatory for campers):
7.30 – rise
7.45 – charging (45 min.)
9.00 – breakfast
10.00 – beach, sea, games (60 min.)
11.00 – sports training in directions (90 min.)
13.00 – lunch
14.00 – rest
16.00 – afternoon snack
16.30 – sports training in directions (120 min.)
19.00 – dinner
20.30 – evening team rest and watching show
22.00 – hang up
Important tour rules:
Children will be limited in the use of phones, tablets and other electronic devices (“gadgets”) during the day and evening.
The use of “gadgets” at night is prohibited!
Children will independently maintain order in their personal belongings and observe the rules of hygiene.
During the camp, children will be limited to fast food and sugary carbonated drinks.
Control over the implementation of the above rules will be carried out by World Class coaches.
Sports destinations of the tour:
- improving running technique
- training for the development of speed and endurance
- participation in competitions in running at a distance of 1000 and 3000 m.
Swimming (pool and open water activities):
- swimming technique improvement
- training for the development of speed and endurance
- participation in swimming competitions at a distance of 25 and 50 and 100 m.
- teaching elements of acrobatics
- development of flexibility
- General-physical and special-physical training (GPP and SPP)
- Participation in the delivery of standards “Master World Class”
- Beach Volleyball / Pioneerball
- Outdoor games (relay races)
Team events / competitions:
- Educational events and games aimed at improving the culture of leading a healthy lifestyle (HLS)
- Merry starts in water and on land
- “Quest” with orienteering elements
- Passing the norms “Master World Class” (with the receipt of the World Class badge):
Coaches of the children’s program (preliminary)
- Natalia Ryzhova +7 (910) 442-54-52
- Alexey Udalov +7 (926) 280-95-82
- Vladislav Kulyas +7 (962) 911-74-64
- Anastasia Golubeva +7 (916) 500-53-86
The number of seats is limited.
Sales are carried out upon receipt of applications and will be stopped upon the sale of rooms in a group booking.
Reception of applications and details of the program for children:
+7 (910) 442-54-52
The tour is designed by the tourist operator CLUBMED RUSSIA
Chat with the managers working with the World Class group
8499 403 20 20
worldclass @ clubmed.com
A luxurious private beach line with a length of about a kilometer awaits those who like to soak up the sun. Cozy bungalows are organically integrated into the nature of the foothills. There are 724 rooms in Gorodok located in the hotel and bungalows (Villagio territory). Villagio is on the opposite side of the Town from the hotel. One- or two-story bungalows are grouped in 5 semicircular rows around the center of Gorodok. They are located in gardens next to the beach. Of the total area of 20 hectares, 8 are occupied by fragrant pines, banana palms, orange and lemon trees.The number of species of plants and flowers reaches 1000. It is not for nothing that the place is certified by the Green Globe organization and even bears the unofficial title of a national park.
Restaurants: There are 3 restaurants on the territory of the club: 2 restaurants – buffet, 1 restaurant – service in the evening a la carte (by prior reservation), 4 bars, one of them on the beach. At the Phaselis restaurant near the hotel, you can enjoy an al fresco lunch or an open-air dinner by the sea. The Olympus restaurant with access to a spacious terrace is located on the territory of Villagio Gorodok.And also a restaurant of Turkish cuisine overlooking the sea – Topkapi. Here you can taste mezze, stewed fish, lamb in a pot or on the grill in Cappadocian style.
Sports and entertainment: To ensure that guests in the Mediterranean paradise do not get bored, Club Med offers a wide range of sports activities for the whole family. Guests of the resort can enjoy sailing, water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking and windsurfing. At lunchtime, you can play tennis in the pine shade – there are as many as 13 courts on site.Professional instructors will help you playfully master any sports direction, depending on the level of training. For example, flying on a circus trapeze did not leave anyone indifferent. Sports activities in Palmiye are held for both parents and children. Separately, it is worth mentioning the space of the renovated pool, which is now equipped with a sun protection area and a cozy bar where you can hide in the hot afternoon. If you want to completely relax and rejuvenate, you can head to the spa area of the resort – Club Med Spa by CARITA.The center includes 8 massage rooms, 2 saunas, a Turkish bath and a steam room. All treatments are based on cosmetics of the famous French cosmetic brand CARITA. For those who intend to properly explore Turkey, a tour desk Club Med – Discovery center has been opened. There is an opportunity to visit Istanbul, go on a jeep safari or spend a day in the romantic alleys of Antalya, choosing colorful souvenirs and aromatic spices.
Opportunities for families with children: 4 Mini Clubs are open at the resort: Baby Club Med (for babies from 4 to 23 months), Petit Club Med (2-3 years old), Mini Club Med (for guests 4-10 years old) and Club Med Passworld (for teens 10 to 17 years old).Kids will find a rich program with walks, outdoor activities, and bedtime stories. Those who are older will be offered to try themselves in kayaking, compete for the title of the best in a basketball game or dance an energetic zumba. The clubs’ opening hours allow parents to go on excursions or spend time on the beach, while the children are supervised by the professionals of the G.O. will spend an unforgettable day in the company of their peers.
All information is available on the official website: clubmed.ru in the section about the resort: https://www.clubmed.ru/r/Palmiye/y.
A luxurious private beach line with a length of about a kilometer awaits those who like to soak up the sun. Cozy bungalows are organically integrated into the nature of the foothills. There are 724 rooms in Gorodok located in the hotel and bungalows (Villagio territory). Villagio is on the opposite side of the Town from the hotel. One- or two-story bungalows are grouped in 5 semicircular rows around the center of Gorodok.They are located in gardens next to the beach. Of the total area of 20 hectares, 8 are occupied by fragrant pines, banana palms, orange and lemon trees. The number of species of plants and flowers reaches 1000. It is not for nothing that the place is certified by the Green Globe organization and even bears the unofficial title of a national park.
Restaurants: There are 3 restaurants on the territory of the club: 2 restaurants – buffet, 1 restaurant – service in the evening a la carte (by prior reservation), 4 bars, one of them on the beach.At the Phaselis restaurant near the hotel, you can enjoy an al fresco lunch or an open-air dinner by the sea. The Olympus restaurant with access to a spacious terrace is located on the territory of Villagio Gorodok. And also a restaurant of Turkish cuisine overlooking the sea – Topkapi. Here you can taste mezze, stewed fish, lamb in a pot or on the grill in Cappadocian style.
Sports and entertainment: To ensure that guests in the Mediterranean paradise do not get bored, Club Med offers a wide range of sports activities for the whole family.Guests of the resort can enjoy sailing, water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking and windsurfing. At lunchtime, you can play tennis in the pine shade – there are as many as 13 courts on site. Professional instructors will help you playfully master any sports direction, depending on the level of training. For example, flying on a circus trapeze did not leave anyone indifferent. Sports activities in Palmiye are held for both parents and children. Separately, it is worth mentioning the space of the renovated pool, which is now equipped with a sun protection area and a cozy bar where you can hide in the hot afternoon.If you want to completely relax and rejuvenate, you can head to the spa area of the resort – Club Med Spa by CARITA. The center includes 8 massage rooms, 2 saunas, a Turkish bath and a steam room. All treatments are based on cosmetics of the famous French cosmetic brand CARITA. For those who intend to properly explore Turkey, a tour desk Club Med – Discovery center has been opened. There is an opportunity to visit Istanbul, go on a jeep safari or spend a day in the romantic alleys of Antalya, choosing colorful souvenirs and aromatic spices.
Opportunities for families with children: 4 Mini Clubs are open at the resort: Baby Club Med (for babies from 4 to 23 months), Petit Club Med (2-3 years old), Mini Club Med (for guests 4-10 years old) and Club Med Passworld (for teens 10 to 17 years old). Kids will find a rich program with walks, outdoor activities, and bedtime stories. Those who are older will be offered to try themselves in kayaking, compete for the title of the best in a basketball game or dance an energetic zumba.The clubs’ opening hours allow parents to go on excursions or spend time on the beach, while the children are supervised by the professionals of the G.O. will spend an unforgettable day in the company of their peers.
All information is available on the official website: clubmed.ru in the section about the resort: https://www.clubmed.ru/r/Palmiye/y.