MaD ScIeNcE WeEk

Today the Day Campers saw many different science experiments and demonstrations.  The enjoyed explosions and colorful chemical changes. They had a guest speaker from Maranatha Baptist University.  They will be experiencing more cool stuff with tomorrow’s water day.

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Week 5… July 28-August 1

It’s just about August! I can’t believe how quickly this summer is flying by! We are thankful that the Word of the Lord has been taught for the past 4 weeks here at Cornerstone. Your campers have been told of God’s love for them and power in their lives. It is our prayer that each week they grow closer to Him. This past week 2 campers made the decision to trust Christ as their personal savior.

If you are registered for Early Care, you can begin dropping off your campers at 7:30am; all other campers may begin arriving at 8:00am–activities begin at 8:30. All campers should have a release form and immunization record on file or bring them in on Monday morning. Release forms will be available to be signed if you have not done so. Campers can be picked up at 4:30pm. If campers are present after 5pm, they will have late care billed to them at a rate of $15/week. Late care ends at 5:30pm… All campers should be picked up by 5:30pm. There is a fee of $10 per camper every 10 minutes after 5:30pm.

Day Camp Specific Announcements (Grades 1-5)
Monday is a Home Day. We are mixing up lots of fun with MaD sCiEnCe WeEk. Please wear running shoes for games and activities. Bring a snack and lunch. This week we will be learning about the character trait of Faith.
Our trip on Tuesday will be to the Bronx Zoo. Please put sunscreen on before coming in the morning, so we can get on the bus as soon as possible. Also, wear tennis shoes to be walking around the zoo all day. Please bring a fully disposable snack and sack lunch.
Wednesday is a Home Day. There will be a guest speaker who is showing sweet science demos and even letting the campers participate in some science experiments of their own. Campers should come dressed as a mad scientist… I wonder how many Einstein’s we can gather around the chemistry lab next week! Please bring a snack and sack lunch.
The blow-up slides will be here again on Thursday’s Water Day! Campers will be wet and busy outside all day long. Campers should come in their bathing suits right away, as they will be on the slides in the morning. They will take a break to eat pizza and then head over to Bogota Swim Club. If your camper wants Pizza, please sign up at the registration table and pay $5. One piece bathing suits are required for the activities and pool.
On Friday, we are off to Greenhouse Golf in Waldwick. Campers will spend 2 hours golfing and learning about golf in a very cool complex. Please wear tennis shoes for golfing. Please bring a snack and sack lunch.

Adventure Camp Annoucements (Grades 6-10)
Monday the Adventure campers will be walking to Johnson Park in Hackensack to play field day games. Please wear tennis shoes to be able to win the many athletic competitions. Bring a sack lunch or money to purchase lunch.
Tuesday is a Home Day. Campers will be learning from God’s Word and participating in games and activities at the school facility. They need to bring lunch or money for lunch.
Pole Position Raceway is Wednesday’s destination. Campers need to wear tennis shoes to drive the go-carts. Campers need to bring money for lunch. A soda will be provided with their racing experience, but lunch does need to be purchased on location.
Thursday is Water Day. We will head over to Bogota Swim Club after lunch. If you would like to order pizza, it is $5… please sign up at the registration table. One piece swimming suits or a 2 piece with no visible midriff are required to swim.
Friday’s Home Day will be full of excitement as we have a guest scientist who will be presenting some demos and helping campers participate in science experiments. Please bring lunch or money for lunch.

As always, if you have any questions or need anything at all feel free to shoot me an email or call me! The camp number is (201) 487-3180 and my email is gennamoorie@gmail.com.

Meadowlands Nature Tour

Even though it was a hot, muggy day, the day campers enjoyed walking through the Meadowlands. We saw a White Egret, crabs, seagulls, monarch butterflies, barn swallows, and much more. We learned about God’s creation and heard of His love for us. It turned out to be a beautiful day!

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Mary Kay “Back to School” Fundraiser

Dear Friends,

My name is Janelle Maize and I am a Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant in your area. I’m so excited to share this year’s opportunity with you to give back to Cornerstone Day Camp in Hackensack, New Jersey.

How can you be a part of this? We are looking for the support of you, your family, friends, co-workers and community organizations to purchase any items from Mary Kay which 100% of the proceeds will be donated back to Cornerstone Day Camp. It is an awesome feeling to enrich the students of Cornerstone Day Camp through a simple act of kindness for the greater good of the students.

The Mary Kay “Back to School” fundraiser is from July 18th to August 8th.

We need you as they need us. Let’s pull together and support Cornerstone Day Camp “Back to School” fundraiser. You can place a direct order through http://www.marykay.com/jmaize Use Code: Cornerstone or leave order form along with payment with Cornerstone Day Camp Director Genna Molitor before 8/8/2014. Please feel free to contact me if additional information is needed. Thank you in advance for your support. Please feel free to share this letter with all your acquaintances.

Thank you for your support,

Janelle Maize
Phone #: 551-666-1672
Website: http://www.marykay.com/jmaize
Email: jmaize@marykay.com

Week 4… July 21st to 25th

Hey everyone!

Week 3 has come to a close and we are getting everything set for Week 4. We are excited to have several new campers and staff join us for the week. Thank you for your prayers… we have had a safe and fantastic camp year so far.

 If you are registered for Early Care, you can begin dropping off your campers at 7:30am; all other campers may begin arriving at 8:00am–activities begin at 8:30. All campers should have a release form and immunization record on file or bring them in on Monday morning. Release forms will be available to be signed if you have not done so. Campers can be picked up at 4:30pm. If campers are present after 5pm, they will have late care billed to them at a rate of $15/week. Late care ends at 5:30pm… All campers should be picked up by 5:30pm. There is a fee of $10 per camper every 10 minutes after 5:30pm.

Day Camp Specific Reminders and Announcements (Grades 1-5)
Monday we will sprint off the blocks as we introduce an olympic theme. Campers will be learning about determination in Bible and will be building that character trait all week long. Wear sneakers and bring water, lunch, and snack.
Our local trip on Tuesday is to the Meadowland Nature Trail in Rutherford. We will be seeing what Jersey nature looks like. Make sure they wear walking shoes! We will be heading off for the walking tour right after lunch, so they should bring snacks and lunch as usual. Extra water and a frozen water bottle would be great! Make sure to have sunscreen and bug repellent along, so we can spray down before heading to the marshland. We will all be matchy-matchy in our fabulous aqua t shirts.
Wednesday will be  the second homeday filled with athletic challenges. Campers should come dressed as their favorite athlete. As always, wear sneakers and pack a lunch and snack.
Thursday is WaTeRDaY!!! Please apply sunscreen before coming to camp in the morning and send extra so they can reapply before the pool. Slip on shoes would be a huge blessing for traveling to and from the pool! Water Day Lunch is available… if you have yet to sign up, you may do so at the registration table at any point in the week. One piece bathing suits or a two piece with no midriff visable.
Friday is a trip to the Newark Museum. Campers will leave midmorning and will be returning around 4:15. They need to pack a lunch and snack. Please wear camp t shirts!

Adventure Camp Specific Reminders and Announcements (Grades 6-10)
Monday we will be off to the bowling alley. Wear shoes with non-marking soles! Obviously, make sure you are wearing socks. Bring lunch or money for lunch.
Our home day will be super chill on Tuesday. There will be a breakfast run, an optional craft, games… the norm. Come ready for anything! We will have Mr. Martinez with us all week… so be ready to share your favorite games with him.
Wednesday, we are going to FunPlex. Lunch is available for purchase on site or you can bring a sack lunch. Some tokens and a wrist band will be provided. If you want more, bring spending money. They will be returning to camp around 3:45.
Thursday we will be having water day. Make sure you pack a lunch or order pizza. One piece bathing suits or a modest 2 piece are required at the pool. 
Friday’s home day number 2 will be even better than the first, I’m sure. Come ready to learn from God’s Word and participate in some awesome games.

 

If you have any questions, feel free to email, call, or smoke signal me!!

I hope you have a fabulous and restful weekend.

 

Genna Molitor
Cornerstone Day Camp Director
(201) 487-3180
gennamoorie@gmail.com