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Preschool-12 Bilingual Education in
Two Locations in the Bay Area

KinderCamp Age 3 - 5

 

For preschoolers, we offer a loving play group with two GISSV Kibili instructors and max. 15 children.

Following German early childhood pedagogy, our program blends crafts, imaginative play, outdoor time, music and movement, and time for children to explore their own interests.

The instructors speak in German only, but will respond to both spoken English and German. Children from all language levels are welcome--from total beginner to native speaker.

We hope that your child will enjoy their German time, learn lots of new songs and stories, be proud of what they accomplish, and meet many new friends.

Registration opens on February 29 at midnight.

Enrollment for Summer Camp is on a first come, first served basis.
Registration will close on June 1st.
Once capacities for sessions are reached, we cannot guarantee desired schedules or camp availability.
Enrollment from waitlists when possible.

Schedule

Sign up for any weeks for Full Day (AM Camp + PM Camp) or
Half Day (AM Camp or PM Camp).
Supervised lunch included for everyone.
Add on Extended Care week by week as needed for an earlier drop-off, later pick-up, or both.

AM Extended Care: 7:30am - 9am
AM Camp: 9am - 12pm
Supervised Lunch: 12pm - 1pm
PM Camp: 1pm - 4pm
PM Extended Care: 4pm - 5:30pm

Registration is first come, first served, with caps on all programs. Register early to secure your desired schedule.

 

Extended Care

Add on AM or PM extended care for a longer day. Organized by our instructional team, Extended Care means crafts, helping to get ready for the day or to clean up, and lots of outdoor games.

AM Extended Care: 7:30am - 9am / PM Extended Care: 4pm - 5:30pm

AM Camp: New theme each week

Students enjoy a loving environment set up for Preschoolers to explore and thrive. Crafts, games, and stories center on a weekly theme, building German vocabulary. Every day also includes lots of outdoor time and activities in the GISSV´s Kibili Playground. Students share circle time and breakfast, building their social development and readiness to learn in a school setting.

Camp managers will serve fruit for breakfast. Pack a little extra snack to round it out--kids get hungry in camp!

AM Camp: 9am - 12pm / communal breakfast 9:30am - 10am

Ocean Discoveries
What animals live under water and how can we protect these ecosystems?

Dinosaur Tracks
 
Kids become paleontologists and discover the Cretaceous period.

Schools of the World
How are schools  different and what do children learn in different cultures?

 

Honeybees
We learn interesting facts about the insect and why they are so important to planet earth.

Supervised Lunch

Supervised by their weekly instructors, our KinderCampers enjoy an outdoor lunch in our enclosed Kibili Playgroud, separate from the other summer camp program.

Please pack a hearty lunch or sign up for My Green Lunch
to get lunch delivered every day.

Students joining us for AM Camp or PM Camp only are picked up or dropped off any time during lunch.

Supervised Lunch: 12pm - 1pm

PM Camp: New theme each week

After lunch, our KinderCampers rest for 1 hr of quiet time/nap time in an especially set up nap classroom, where each child has a cot, pillow, blankets, and everything they need to feel comfortable. After relaxing, students enjoy more crafts, games, stories, and outdoor play centered on the weekly theme.

Camp managers will serve a snack after nap time.

PM Camp: 1pm - 4pm / nap time 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Ocean Discoveries
What animals live under water and how can we protect these ecosystems?

Dinosaur Tracks
 
Kids become paleontologists and discover the Cretaceous period.

Schools of the World
How are schools  different and what do children learn in different cultures?

 

Honeybees
We learn interesting facts about the insect and why they are so important to planet earth.