Camp GEMS Summer 2020
A six-week summer program designed and led by GEMS faculty for students age 3 through 12. Programming closely aligned with the International Baccalaureate (IB) framework in place at our school during the academic year. Each week of the six-week day camp follows a theme from the IB.Register for GEMS Camp
Explore campers’ cultural backgrounds through food, music and celebrations.
Create maps and compasses; learn how to prepare for journeys; visit city museums.
Explore Chicago neighborhoods, parks and attractions; meet with community helpers like firefighters, police officers, etc.; attend local festivals.
Examine plant and animal adaptations; design a city/park; explore the rules of games/sports.
Volunteer at local organizations; learn about the rainforest and activism; create a mock foundation
How We Express Ourselves: Learn how movement can tell a story; write a script; attend a play/concert