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|July 2018||Full week|
Has completed Beginner kids Camp and is entering 5th grade or above. If your young sewist wants more project challenges, here is a perfect next step from Beginners camp! Learn sewing techniques with fun projects perfect for a PJ party! We will learn to sew a pair of Pajama pants (or shorts), a pillowcase with French seams, a nicely lined drawstring bag, a pennant banner, and bonus little projects too in space time. By the end of the week the student will be comfortable with reading a pattern, cutting out projects with dressmaker shears, and creating a clean finish on projects
Looking for FUN indoor activities to beat the heat? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest, Cleanest & Air-Conditioned Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy PLAYING in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, ladder, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) or view the calendar on our website (https://princeton.tumbles.net/calendar) for more details. Additional Hours: Monday - Friday 12:15pm - 2:15pm
Entering 4th grade and above, and eagerness to learn sewing. A whole week of sewing to introduce young students to machine sewing! We focus on learning basic skills, and build on them as the week progresses making practical but fun projects perfect for beginners. By the end of the week the goal is that she/he will possess the knowledge and confidence to sew projects at home for gifts or themselves.
The MAKER movement has fostered and re-invigorated the hands on exploration of science, art, technology, and engineering. Discover the MAKER movement by joining this Makerspace camp! Explore programming, computer aided design, electronics and more. Using 3D printers, laser engravers, littleBits, Arduino based robots as well as hammers, screwdrivers, and wood, and come see what you can create. We hope to provide an encouraging environment for our female scientists, whether they are passionate mad scientists or just started a budding interest in STEAM fields. Our Makers will go home with new knowledge and skills that we hope will encourage them to continue the MAKER movement.
Camps are available Monday to Friday with 2 daily sessions to choose from: 9am-12pm and/or 1pm-4pm. There is a different Camp Theme every 2 weeks: Jungle Safari, Gymnastics, Ninja Training, Carnival & STEAM. During Camp, children will enjoy structured gym activities revolving around the theme, music/dancing, free play, arts/crafts, and snack time. You may sign up for all ten weeks or pick the amount of sessions that work for you and secure those dates in advance. If you want to drop in for the day, 2-day notice is required.
Looking for a FUN Indoor Playground for children ages 3 yrs and UP? Beat the Heat & come to TUMBLES to play in our Tumble Zone! Tumble Zone is a NEW, CLEAN & AIR-CONDITIONED 3-story indoor play structure allowing children to "Get Fit for the Fun of It" by climbing, jumping and utilizing lots of different activities within the structure. Parents can relax and watch their kids play while using our free Wifi to work or sit back & have some well-deserved "me time!" Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for more details.
Come play at Princeton Playspace’s state-of-the art indoor playground – the best in Central New Jersey! It’s 5,000 square feet of fun for children and adults! We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and friendliness! Princeton Playsapce was designed to support your child’s development every step of the way. We have activities ranging from active play to pretend play in order to keep your children entertained all day. This includes a jungle gym, pretend town, train table, construction area, infant/toddler area and more! In the words of Albert Einstein, "play is the highest form of research".
Soar through the skies in the Museum’s spacious Planetarium, featuring precision projection of more than 6000 stars. The largest planetarium facility in New Jersey features a Full Dome Video giving visitors the sensation of zooming through the Solar System and beyond. Featured shows: 10:00 am - Earth, Moon and Sun (all ages); 11:00am - Magic Tree House (suitable for preschool and up); and 1:00pm - Dark Universe (general audiences).
This month’s Storytimes at Morven Museum & Garden are read by our Curator of Education and Public Programs Debra Lampert-Rudman and one of Morven’s docents and are followed by visits to Morven’s gardens and special take-home crafts! Bring along a hat and your favorite blanket for storytime! July 26: The Very Big Carrot at Morven! What would YOU do with a very big carrot? Join us for a reading of Satoe Tone’s luscious book The Very Big Carrot and meet six rabbits who have some very interesting ideas of things to do with a very big carrot. Following our reading, we will design our own very big carrot to take home! All craft materials supplied.
We could all learn a thing about the importance of slowing down from sloths. Take the time to sloooow down from your busy schedule and paint this adorably slow sloth.
Come in and play on our play floor designed specifically for crawlers up to 5 years of age. Free play on our equipment and play floor in a safe and clean indoor play area. Open play Gym is free for all members. Drop in rates are available for non-members.
Here, the participant will have an extra opportunity to work on skills he or she has been learning in classes or reinforce skills already acquired. Instructors are on hand to provide guidance to all participants.
The Arts Council of Princeton, in partnership with the Princeton Shopping Center, presents the 2018 Summer Courtyard Concert Series. This summer’s performers include Dirk Quinn Band, Blawenburg Band, Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba, DCFusion, Trinidelphia, BRIZ and the Revival, Grace Little Band, Eco Del Sur, Octavia Blues Band, and Michael Austin. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, grab dinner in the shopping center and enjoy the free concert series every Thursday. Ample parking is available at the Princeton Shopping Center. Concerts are rain or shine. In the event of rain, concerts will be held in a covered area at the shopping center. For more information, visit artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609.924.8777.
Join us for a summer beach party and get your mind ready for your weekend. Family friendly and free event featuring mermaids, surfing, face-painting, craft, give-a-ways and more.
Join us for a FREE concert in the park! Free fun and Balloons for kids and dinner for purchase from area eateries! Our series is good old fashioned community, music and fun. This is summer like it should be!