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HBBH Newsletter Week 2
Posted 07/01/2016 02:49PM

HBBH Newsletter- Week 2

Please stay in your cars during pick-up time and a camp faculty member will come to your

car. If you need to get out of your car, please park legally do not disrupt the traffic flow.


Also, please make sure you send your child to camp with a lunch, if not purchasing one from

the school, and a water bottle labeled with your child’s name. Hathaway Brown is a peanut-

free environment, so we ask your help by trying to eliminate any nut products from your

child’s lunch. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in our effort to keep every camper


Movement: Campers continue to practice moving their bodies in new and creative ways.

They are letting their creativity flow through their limbs!


Lanyard: We continued to focus on mastering the box and barrel stitches this week. Some

girls used their skills and creativity to work on more complicated lanyards, such as the

Corkscrew, DNA, and many more!

Duckland: Campers had a great time tracing their hands to make a paper duck and decorated

it with fabulous, colorful feathers. We also So much fun!

Fairyland: The fairies continued to interpret and follow the pirate map to continue the

process of finding all their magic. Using the map, they were led to making their own pots of

gold. They still are not sure what will fill their pots, but they will have to follow the map next


Mermaids: The mermaids returned from vacation this week to find out that the pirates have

hidden all of their magic! They had to follow the instructions left to find their magic


Urban Adventures: This week the Urban Adventurers spent the day in the IDEA lab. They

learned how to use a variety of the machines, build circuit boards, and design a three-

dimensional house. In the afternoon, they got to put the skills they learned to use to produce

and decorate their houses. So cool!


Edible Concoctions: The camp smelled of cinnamon this week as the campers made

cinnamon sugar tortilla crisps. They were a total hit among campers and Shepherds!


Challenge: This week, each group continued to work on building trust among the campers.

The girls participated in some low ropes activities, such as All Aboard and Walk the Plank.

These were fun, yet challenging activities!


Improv: This week the campers created backwards stories. They had to think backwards

since they started by creating the ending of the stories and then they had to decide how they

got to the ending. Campers also created their very own tongue twisters.


Games: The youngest campers played a classic camp favorite this week: run and scream.

This game could be heard from all ends of the camp! Older campers played a version of the

game sharks and minnows, but spiced it up by combining it with the game Scattergories.


Table Top Challenges: In Table Top Challenges, campers have access to various games,

including cards, puzzles, math games, collaborative games, and board games. The focus this

week was being able to work together during a game and trying games for the first time.

Discovery: This week we prepared for the Fourth of July by making a festive USA wreath out

of wooden stars and paper plates. Our tasty treat was homemade popcorn.

Ink: Campers played Tile Toss this week. Using Scrabble tiles, they had to toss the tiles into

buckets. Whichever tiles landed in the buckets were used to create words. Athletics and

creativity combined to make a great game! Younger campers participated in a number and


Friendship bracelets: Campers practiced the chevron and diagonal patterns this week in

friendship bracelets. While making their bracelets, they discussed this week’s theme: how

can I be a great friend?


Spa: This week we made a peppermint foot soak to soften and rejuvenate our feet. It

smelled great in our classroom this week!


Art: The budding artists harnessed their creative energy into making beautiful hanging art.

They created a picture and then made a hanging apparatus out of ribbon to hang it up for


Reclaim: The focus of this class is upcycling, which takes gently used or discarded materials

and gives them a new life. The kindergartners read The Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar and then

made their own caterpillars out of egg cartons. Older campers made their own marble mazes

using a variety of materials, and the oldest campers turned old t-shirts into fashionable bags.


Kindergarten: The campers this week enjoyed lots of different activities. Some of the

favorites were listening to The Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar and then making their own during

Reclaim. They also got excited for the Fourth of July and made fireworks out of glue and

glitter. Another favorite activity was going to Spa and making peppermint foot soak. They


The three-year olds (France and Italy): This week the campers prepared for the Fourth of

July. They got into the spirit by painting fireworks and during cooking class, they made red

and blue Jello to celebrate the 4 th of July. Happy birthday America!


The four-year olds (Japan and India): This week the campers prepared for the Fourth of

July. They made some beautiful Fourth of July art work. Storytelling was great fun this week

and the campers met Pablo the Polar Bear, who they all fell in love with. As always, the

campers had great fun with sprinklers!

At a Glance 

HB in the News Volume XXV - February 1, 2017

HB in the News Volume XXIV - October 5, 2016

HB in the News Volume XXIII - July 1, 2016

HB in the News Volume XXI - March 31, 2016

HB in the News Volume XX - December 28, 2015

HB in the News Volume XIX - September 30, 2015

HB in the News Volume XVIII - June 30, 2015

HB Honors Volume V - June 15, 2015

HB in the News Volume XVII - March 31, 2015

HB in the News Volume XVI - December 15, 2014

HB in the News Volume XV - August 28, 2014

HB Honors Volume IV - June 9, 2014

HB in the News Volume XIV - May 28, 2014

HB in the News Volume XIII - March 14, 2014

HB in the News Volume XII - December 18, 2013

HB in the News Volume XI - October 1, 2013

HB Honors Volume III - June 14, 2013

HB in the News Volume X - June 13, 2013

HB in the News Volume IX - March 12, 2013

HB in the News Volume VIII - December 17, 2012

HB in the News Volume VII - September 18, 2012

HB in the News Volume VI - June 19, 2012

HB Honors Volume II - May 31, 2012

HB in the News Volume V - April 3, 2012

HB in the News Volume IV - January 4, 2012

Innovations Volume I - September 14, 2011

HB in the News Volume III - September 8, 2011

HB in the News Volume II - June 1, 2011

HB Honors Volume I - May 19, 2011

HB in the News Volume I - March 10, 2011

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