Why Golden Minds Prep Summer Camp is Perfect for Your Little One...

Jun 10, 2024

by BusyBear

Sending your little one to Golden Minds Prep Summer Camp for the months of July and August offers numerous benefits that will positively impact their development and prepare them for future schooling. Here’s an enhanced look at the services offered for children aged 2-5 years old, ensuring that the camp caters to their unique developmental needs:

Activities at Golden Minds Prep

Explorers (Age 2-3) & Thinkers Program (Ages 3-4):

Physical Development: Activities such as obstacle courses, ball games, and dance sessions promote motor skills, balance, and coordination. Cognitive Development: Engaging in problem-solving games, puzzles, and story time to stimulate young minds and enhance language skills. Social-Emotional Development: Learning to interact with peers through group activities and play, which helps in developing empathy, sharing, and cooperation.

Scholars (Age 4-5):

Advanced Cognitive Activities: More challenging puzzles, early math and reading activities, and scientific exploration to foster curiosity and critical thinking. Creative Arts: Structured art projects such as painting, clay modeling, and crafts to boost creativity and fine motor skills.

Golden Spotlight:

Theater and Dance: Creative expression through performing arts helps children gain confidence and improve their communication skills. Music and Movement: Incorporating musical instruments and rhythm activities to enhance auditory skills and physical coordination. Robo Science & Coding Lab:

Introduction to Technology: Simple robotics and coding games designed for young children to foster an early interest in STEM fields. Interactive Learning: Using age-appropriate technology and tools to engage children in hands-on activities that promote problem-solving and creativity. Farm-to-Table Cooking:

Culinary Skills: Interactive cooking sessions where children learn about nutrition and food preparation, enhancing their fine motor skills and promoting healthy eating habits. Gardening Activities: Engaging in planting and caring for a small garden to teach children about nature and responsibility. Chess & Wealth Club:

Basic Strategy Games: Introducing simple strategy games like matching and sequencing to develop critical thinking and planning skills. Early Financial Literacy: Fun activities that introduce basic concepts of saving and spending, using tokens and play money. Martial Arts Dojo:

Karate and Self-Defense: Age-appropriate martial arts training focusing on basic movements, discipline, and self-control. Physical Fitness: Activities that promote overall fitness and coordination, such as stretching, jumping, and playful combat drills. Zen Garden:

Yoga and Mindfulness: Simple yoga poses and breathing exercises designed for young children to promote relaxation and body awareness.

Sensory Play: Activities that engage the senses, such as playing with textured materials, water play, and sound baths.

Enhanced Benefits of Attending Summer Camp

Social Skills Development: Camps provide a structured environment for children to interact with their peers, teaching them how to cooperate, share, and build friendships.

Physical Activity: Engaging in various physical activities helps children develop their gross motor skills, strengthens their muscles, and improves their overall physical health.

Screen-Free Environment: The camp offers a break from screens, allowing children to engage in hands-on activities that stimulate their creativity and imagination.

Preparation for School: The camp experience helps children get used to being away from their parents, making the transition to preschool smoother and reducing separation anxiety.

Exposure to New Activities: The diverse range of activities allows children to discover new interests and talents, boosting their confidence and self-esteem.

Golden Minds Prep provides a safe, supportive, and stimulating environment where your little one can grow, learn, and have fun during the summer months. The camp's comprehensive programs are designed to foster holistic development, ensuring that children receive the best possible start on their educational journey​

About Author

Theodor Mikhaylov | Founder | Phone: (646) 752-2858 | BUSYBEAR
Starting as a physician in Russia, Theodor transitioned to NYC's daycare scene, founding the esteemed Little Princeton in 2009. Theodor co-founded Golden Minds Prep, Mind Body Soul Children’s Society, and Aspiring Minds. He consults for daycares in NY, offering expertise in optimizing childcare centers. http://www.daycareonline.com/theodor_mikhaylov.html

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Frequently asked Questions

What age range does Golden Minds cater to?

Golden Minds Daycare/Preschool serves kids aged 2-5. Our Children’s/Tutoring/Homeschooling Centers cater to ages 4-18.

What programs do You offer?

We provide diverse programs like Golden Spotlight, Robo Science & Coding Lab, Martial Arts Dojo, Chess & Wealth Club, Paint & Clay Workshop, Fencing Studio, Tutoring & Homeschooling Center, Farm-to-Table Cooking, Zen Garden, and Golden Wings.

What's the student-to-teacher ratio?

In daycare, one teacher typically oversees six children. Ratios can vary per program.

What are staff qualifications?

Our staff are experienced professionals with relevant certifications and regular training in educational best practices.

Do you offer financial aid?

We don’t currently offer financial aid.

How do i enroll my child?

Visit our Admissions page to learn about enrollment, schedule a tour, and submit an application.

What safety measures are in place?

We prioritize safety with controlled access, emergency plans, and staff trained in first aid and child safety.

Do you provide meals?

We provide organic, balanced meals and snacks, accommodating dietary restrictions and allergies.

Do you offer transportation?

We assist families in finding local transportation options but do not provide it directly.

How can I stay updated?

Parents receive regular updates on child’s progress and events. Visit our Events & Blog section for latest news and resources.