Little Explorers Discovery School Summer Camps

(Summer 2021)


At Little Explorers, children will engage in a summer camp experience where imagination is encouraged through open- ended loose materials exploration, art creations, STEM activities, creative movement, music, stories and lots of outdoor discovery play!

Teachers will utilize our Reggio-inspired approach to education to meet the children's interests and development with provocations and ideas to engage, inspire and extend their curiosities. Each class will take its own direction based on the interests of the children throughout each 5-week session. 


Camp Sessions

All camp weeks are full! If you'd like to be added to the waitlist for individual weeks, please email us!

*Session 1:  June 7-July 9 (5 weeks) 

Session 2: July 12-August 20 (6 weeks) 

**Full Summer: June 7-August 20 (11 weeks)

All camp sessions run from 9:00am-3:00pm, Monday through Friday.


Aftercare is available from 3:00-5:30pm for potty-trained children only.

*ACPS students enrolling in Session 1 will have the option to complete their virtual learning at LEDS or have a prorated start date of 6/16/21

**Full summer enrollment is entitled to one vacation week at a 50% discount. Student may not attend camp during the week.


Age Groups

*Adventurers: 2 -3 year olds

     *Children in this group must be enrolled in the 2021-2022 school year at LEDS.

Explorers: 3-4 year olds

Trailblazers: 4-5 year olds (includes rising K)

Voyagers: 6-8 year olds (rising 1st-3rd grade)

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2.5 years and older (fully potty-trained): $235/week

Under 2.5 years or non-potty trained: $250/week


**After care 3:00-5:30pm (fully potty trained children only): $18/day

*Families enrolling children in the full summer program are entitled to one vacation week at 50% off. This is intended to accommodate family vacations that fall within our scheduled sessions. Children may not attend camp during their discounted vacation week.

**After care enrollment is limited. Inquiry about availability. 


Registering for Camp

January 1-January 31, 2021: Registration open to current LEDS students only

February 1-5, 2021: Registration open to 2021-2022 LEDS students

February 6, 2021: Registration open to public (waitlist contacted first)


To register for camp, please email our directors with the following information:

  • Child's Full Name

  • Child's Date of Birth

  • Session 1, Session 2 or Full Summer Enrollment

  • Email address to add to Brightwheel for billing, communication, and student information 

  • Any additional, important information that you would like to share with Little Explorers upon enrollment.

​Please note:$200 deposit for each session is due upon enrollment ($300 deposit for full summer enrollment) The deposit will be applied to the total cost of tuition.

All campers must have all registration paperwork completed and tuition for Session 1 paid by May 15, 2021 (or upon registration if available spots remain open). Session 2 tuition must be paid by June 15, 2021. Failure to complete registration paperwork or pay tuition by the deadline will result in releasing the child's spot and a forfeit of the deposit. 


Registration paperwork and an online invoice will be sent to parents/caregivers after the deposit is paid.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Camp inquiries via email will be answered in the order received. 

All camp enrollments are Monday through Friday. Absences do not result in a refund.

Refunds will be given as follows (all deposits forfeited):

75% refund until April 15, 2021 (both camp sessions)

50% refund until one month before camp session

No refunds will be issued after one month before camp session.


For more information, contact us at 434-205-4177 or by email at