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Programs Offered Summer 2014

The Country School is delighted to offer an exciting array of programs as well as on-going tutoring between the end of June and early August. 

Click on the links below to learn more about each program and to register. Please contact Summer Program Coordinator Kristen Gunther '98, kristen.gunther@thecountryschool.org, if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

PLAYDOUGH, PAINT, AND BUBBLES GALORE
For ages 3 and 4* (entering PreSchool or PreKindergarten; a 3 year old who has completed PreSchool may be eligible). July 21 - 25, 9 - 12 noon. Taught by Karen Chiaia.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
For ages 6 - 9. July 7 - 11, 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Taught by Kate Noel and Kate Treat. 

TENNIS
For students in PreSchool - 2nd Grade, July 21 - 25, 12 - 2 p.m. Taught by Fairfield County Tennis. 

SCRATCH COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
For Grades 5 - 8, 
June 30 - July 3, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Taught by Andrew Robertson. 

CAMP OWLET - Kindergarten Readiness through Hands-on Learning and Exploration 
For ages 4 and 5 (entering PreKindergarten and Kindergarten), July 7 - 11, 9 a.m. - noon. Taught by Kindergarten teacher Tabatha Kiely.

MATH AND LANGUAGE ARTS: Celebrate - To be 7 or 8 is Great!
For ages 7 and 8, June 30 - July 3, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Taught by 2nd Grade teacher Marcat Knowlton.

POW, WOW, SNAP - Create Your Own Comic Books
For Grades 3 - 8, June 30 - July 3, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Taught by art educator and STEAM coordinator Stephanie Smelser.

WEAVING, SEWING, AND WORKING WITH FABRIC
For Grades 1 - 4, July 28 - August 1, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Taught by 2nd Grade teacher Marcat Knowlton. 

ROBOTICS
For ages 9 - 14, July 7 - 11, 9 a.m. - noon. Taught by Country School Robotics Coach Heather Edgecumbe and Tom Crisp.

VICTORY SOCCER CAMP
For students in PreSchool - Grade 3, week-long sessions offered between June 16 and August 1, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Taught by coaches from Victory Soccer. 

PIANO CAMP
For Grades 3-8. July 21 - 25, 9 a.m. - noon. Taught by Young Musicians Program piano teacher Noelle Boone.

TELL AND SHOW - Reading and Writing Short Stories
For Grades 5 - 8, July 14 - 18, 12:30 - 3 p.m. Taught by Middle School English teacher Teresa Sullivan.

YOUNG ACTORS WORKSHOP - Session I
For Students in Grades 3 - 5, July 21 - 25, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Taught by Emily Hope Webster.  

Also available throughout the summer:

PRIVATE TUTORING
Math, Reading and Writing, and World Languages; can be scheduled throughout the summer. 


  • Thursday - November 27, 2014
    • No School -Thanksgiving Break
    Friday - November 28, 2014
    • No School -Thanksgiving Break
  • Monday - December 1, 2014
    • Trimester 2 begins
    Tuesday - December 2, 2014
    • Institutional Advancement (IA) Committee Meeting 8:00 AM
    Wednesday - December 3, 2014
    • Lower School Meeting 8:30 AM to 8:50 AM
    • Field Trip: Grade 6 9:15 AM to 3:00 PM
    Thursday - December 4, 2014
    Friday - December 5, 2014
    • Reading Buddies 8:40 AM to 9:00 AM

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