Programs

Summer Camp

West Side Montessori is proud to offer an enriching array of opportunities for children ages 13 months through 10 years old (entering 4th grade) to enjoy our nine-week summer camp program in Toledo and Perrysburg.

Why West Side?

West Side’s Summer Camp partners with organizations and small businesses for a unique presentation, hands-on demonstrations, and events that provide a one-of-a-kind experience for campers.

Programs

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  • Little House

    Toddler, for children 13 months - 3 years*

    The Little House summer program is designed to be consistent with our Montessori school year program, in a relaxed, more outdoor-oriented atmosphere. Campers enjoy developmentally appropriate big messy projects and activities within the indoor and outdoor classrooms.

    Children eligible to use this program should be currently attending WSM. New families should e-mail the Summer Camp Director to discuss openings for your child.

    *If your child is 3 years old, please review our placement guidelines.
  • Children's House

    Preschool, for children 3 years* - Kindergarten

    Each camp session offers an exciting program that allows the children to explore engaging materials while a counselor offers exciting and enriching lessons.

    Weaving in Montessori's Peace Curriculum, STEM activities, and the Arts, children will be eager to return each day. Children will enjoy the prepared indoor and outdoor classroom spaces, water play, and the natural playground!

    *If your child is 3 years old, please review our placement guidelines.
  • Elementary (Toledo Campus Only)

    For children entering grades 1 - 4

    Elementary camp is combined for children entering grades 1 through 4. The program allows children the opportunity to learn, play, and discover in a relaxed social atmosphere.

    Each week of camp will include exhilarating themes, swimming at St. James Club, exploring the great outdoors, and leadership opportunities. Additional field trip details will be provided for elementary participants upon registration.

Camp Schedule

Summer Camp full-day hours differ from the academic school year.

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  • Half-Day: 8:30 am - 11:30 am

    • Drop off: 8:15 am - 8:30 am
    • Pick up: 11:30 am - 11:45 am
    • Half-day program options are available for only morning sessions.
    • Please note, we cannot accommodate child care for lunch or afternoon sessions if your child is registered for a half-day program. If you need your child to stay for lunch or the afternoon program, please register for a full-day program.
  • Full-day: 8:30 am - 3 pm

    • Drop off: 8:15-8:30 am
    • Pick up: 3-3:15 pm
  • Child Care

    • Available before and after camp
    • Morning child care: 7:30-8:30 am
    • Afternoon child care: 3-5:30 pm