Welcome to Week 5 of Camp Skipping Cricket with the City of San Mateo Parks & Recreation Department!
We are excited that you will be joining us for your summer! Camp is located at LEAD Elementary School, 949 Ocean View Ave. Please enter from Dale Ave.
Your 2015 Summer Camp Lead staff will be:
Caterpillars (Kindergarten), Group Leader: Roxy Nielsen
Butterflies (First Grade), Group Leader: Malu Alegria
Bumblebees (Second Grade), Group Leader: Jenna Harris
Grasshoppers (Third Grade), Group Leader: Stefano Raccanelleo
Fireflies (Fourth Grade), Group Leader: Michael Cirelli
Dragonflies/Beetles (Fifth/Sixth Grades), Group Leader: Quinta Ekong / Matt Mederios
Every day, your child will need to bring/wear:
-Comfortable clothing/closed toed shoes
We eat lunch at 11:30am, we will provide a morning and afternoon snack.
The San Mateo-Foster City School District will be providing a free school lunch (if you wish) to all participants this summer. No separate registration needed.
Things to leave at home:
-Electronics (phones, iPods, mp3 players, video games, etc.)
-Playing cards/board games
Our traditional day camp offers indoor games and activities, outdoor games and activities, reading, art, science experiments, morning and afternoon assemblies. Make sure to pick up the ‘highlights’ page for grade specific details.
1st day of camp! We will begin the day by doing some icebreakers and games to help everyone get to know each other, understand the rules of camp, and go over drills in case of an emergency.
Tuesday –Local Trip (Advanced registration required)
Create, Mix & Mingle will be coming to us for this on campus field trip. From 10:00am-4:00pm they will be leading us through a creative art experience. Each child will take home their own art canvas.
Wednesday- (No advanced registration required)
We will be swimming from 12:45-4:30pm. K-3rd grade will walk to Joinville Swim Center located at 2111 Kehoe Avenue in San Mateo. 4th-6th grade children will hop on the school bus to at King Pool located at 725 Monte Diablo Avenue in San Mateo. Children will need a swimsuit, towel and sunscreen.
Thursday-Adventure Trip (Advanced registration required)
Our overnight to Jungle Island is scheduled from 4:00pm on Thursday to12:00pm on Friday. Children will need to wear their camp t-shirt, bring a sleeping bag, pajamas, change of clothes, wear comfortable clothing and socks and tennis shoes. The field trip includes an evening snack, dinner and breakfast.
Friday’s are theme days and special events at Camp Skipping Cricket. This Friday’s theme is “Olympics.” Children are encouraged to dress like a super hero.
All sign in/out is located in the lobby.
Everyone picking up a child from camp must bring a photo ID.
Please no late drops offs or early pick-ups at offsite locations.
*Please ensure that you pick your child up at the designated time that their program ends to avoid a late fee of $1 per minute.
Reminder that camp hours are as follows:
-AM Session 7:30am-12:30pm*
-PM Session 12:30pm-6pm*
-Full Day Session 7:30am-6pm*
If you have not already done so, please make sure to fill out the Youth Participant Form.