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2017 Summer Enrichment Program

Explore! Learn! Your Imagination Will Take You Everywhere!

June 12 – July 21

Registration Open for 2017 Summer Enrichment Program

Join St. Croix Montessori for its 11th year of Summer Enrichment. Children ages 2 1/2 to 12 experience a world of creativity, science, music, art, dramatic play, nature and more!

Be sure to complete the 2017 Summer Application before spots fill!

  • Hours: 8AM-3PM
  • Before Care: 7:15AM $10/week
  • After Care: 3:15-5PM $10/day
  • Registration Fee: $20 Per Child
  • Closed on July 4th
  • Payment due in full by first day of registered week of attendance
  • See Program Descriptions for Weekly fee

We limit our enrollment per classroom. Your registration fee of $20 per child holds your spot.

Once you have reserved a space we consider that seat filled. Please provide notification 14 days prior to your registered summer program week if you will not be in attendance. Otherwise, you will be held financially responsible for that week.

Summer Enrichment Program Descriptions

Primary Program: Creativity & Exploration Enrichment (Ages 2 1/2 to 5)

Our pre-K to K group explores all five senses as they enter a journey of self-discovery and growth! Consider this “Montessori Light.” Practical life skills (pouring, sorting, sweeping) are partnered with singing, stories, arts, baking, and nature exploration. Children engage in puzzles, language arts games, and experience the joys of our sensorial classroom. Our students have Friday water-play each week!

Children must be potty-trained in order to attend. This group is limited to a small class size per week. Please be sure to complete 2017 Summer Application as space fills up!

Dates Offered: Weeks of June 12, June 19, June 26, July 3, July 10, and July 17

Cost: $125/week; Sibling Discount $110/week includes morning snack


Elementary Program: Creativity & Exploration Enrichment (Ages 6 to 12)

When learning is fun, children discover the world! Your Elementary-aged child will experience the joys of nature, science, and the arts. During educational day trips across the beautiful island of St. Croix, children will learn about USVI flora and fauna, conservation, agriculture, and Crucian history and culture. IMG_2992

Students experiment with kitchen science, build volcanoes and physic’s experiments, craft weaving and mosaics, make their own slime, practice story-telling, yoga, and leadership games. Your child will have hands-on learning experiences combined with creative arts!

This group is limited per week to 24 students. Please be sure to complete 2017 Summer Application as space fills up!

Dates Offered: Weeks of June 12, July 3, and July 17

Cost: $125/week; Sibling Discount $110/week includes morning snack

IMG_2577Recycle Items From Home

We use lots of common household items. Save up the following items to use in our projects:

  • Paper Towel and Toilet Paper rolls
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Boxes
  • Egg Cartons
  • Newspaper / Scrap Paper / Magazines
  • Old Crayons
  • Old Sheets/Fabric/T-shirts

Elementary Program: Percussion & Arts (Ages 6 to 12)

Join Orff-Schulwerk Instructor DJ Sullivan in this rhythmically-inspired program! The students are immersed in sounds and arts for this popular 2-week series! IMG_2985

Children learn about the world of percussion – rhythm, syncopation, how to create and produce percussive sounds, how to read music, and how to make a percussion instrument. Over the course of 2-weeks, the students develop a percussion ensemble, culminating in a concert for friends and family!

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When having a break from music, our students will engage in the arts. Dance and movement, painting, clay work, collage, and more!

This program is limited to 30 students.

Dates Offered: 2-Week Series June 19 – June 30

Cost: $250; Sibling Discount $220 includes morning snack


IMG_2747Elementary Program: Eco-Adventure and Bush Skills (Ages 6 to 12)

Get ready to be outdoors! Led by Mount Victory Camp‘s Matt and Carmen, your child is immersed in the unique experience of learning wilderness skills on St. Croix.

Children discover uses for natural plants, how to track animals and build a natural shelter, “fox-walk,” carve calabash bowls, camouflage, and make primitive stone tools. During this experience, your child will spend 2 (two) days at St. Croix Montessori’s campus, learning safety and basic skills. The following 3 (three) days are spent at Mount Victory Camp in the Rainforest.

This program is limited to 30 students.

Cost is $150 and includes transportation to/from St. Croix Montessori to the Rain Forest.

Dates Offered: Week of July 10

Please note: This is a wilderness and bush-skills based experience. Children will be outdoors and using tools (with adult supervision).


Additional Information

Youth Counselors & Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering or are a young adult (14+) interested in Early Childhood Education, please contact us.

All volunteers must have a background check and USVI Health Card.

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