Kansas Kids’s Discovery Middle hosts Camp Kindergarten classes

Kansas Kids’s Discovery Middle hosts Camp Kindergarten classes
Gavyn Satter, 5, and his mother, Kristi Satter, play at a Kansas Children's Discovery Center demonstrating Bernoulli's principle Monday afternoon at Camp Kindergarten.

Gavyn Satter might not know all of the phrases to explain how he feels about going to high school for the primary time in only a few weeks, most likely as a result of he hasn’t realized them but.

However he is aware of one factor.

“I am simply excited,” the 5-year-old mentioned.

Satter and his mom Kristi Satter, have been amongst a number of on the Kansas Kids’s Discovery Middle’s first session of Camp Kindergarten, a one-afternoon expertise designed to familiarize toddlers and oldsters with going to high school.

The camp, supplied at varied free classes all through the summer time, brings academics from space faculties to satisfy with households and briefly introduces kids to the customs and norms of life in kindergarten.

Camp Kindergarten is about ‘taking away the thriller’ of going to high school

Brayden Chandra, 4, and his mother Novie Liong pick through foam dinosaur parts at the Kansas Children's Discover Center.

Dené Mosier, president and CEO of the middle, mentioned the camp took place a number of years in the past as a part of a group effort to make sure each little one is prepared for kindergarten by age 5.

Whereas preschool and daycare would possibly provide socialization and studying alternatives to some kids, not all households have entry. Camp Kindergarten, then, “takes away the thriller” some households would possibly see in heading to a faculty for the primary time, Mosier mentioned.