Our Mandarin Summer Camp is offered for children 3-5 years of age in our Falls Church, Virginia location through an exciting Around The World experience.
Immerse your child in a second language through fun activities that include: cooking, music, dance, art, and stories from a world country! Every week children explore a country through games, songs, crafts and arts while learning a language! Children spend their day engaging with peers, playing, learning, and developing skills that help them become global citizens!
Spanish (5 classes): Ages 2½ - 8½ years old (Born 1/1/12-12/22/17)
French ( 2 classes): Ages 2½ - 6½ years old (Born 1/1/14 - 12/22/17)
Mandarin (1 class): Ages 3-5 (Born 1/1/15 - 6/22/17)
We offer nine weeks of summer camp fun, with the option of registering for just one week or multiple ones!
- Our Preschool program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). naeyc.org
- The day is conducted entirely in the language of your choice: Spanish, French, or Mandarin.
- Class size is no larger than 14 students with two teachers in each classroom.
- Our teachers are native speakers with years of experience working with young children.
- Our guided play activities are based on early childhood best practices and are designed to help students reach specific linguistic, social, and academic goals.
Summer Camp Session Dates
|Session 1||June 22 - June 26|
|Session 2||June 29 - July 2* (prorated)|
|Session 3||July 6 - July 10|
|Session 4||July 13 - July 17|
|Session 5||July 20 - July 24|
|Session 6||July 27 - July 31|
|Session 7||August 3 - August 7|
|Session 8||August 10- August 14|
|Session 9||August 17- August 21|
Summer Camp Rates
|Program||Early Bird - Register Jan. 7 - Jan. 31||Register after Jan. 31|
|Early Morning Extended Care (7:00-8:50 am)||$53.00||$53.00|
|Morning Extended Care (8:00 - 8:50 am)||$30.00||$30.00|
|Afternoon Extended Care (3:00 - 6:00 pm)||$79.00||$79.00|
|Deposit - applied toward camp rate||$100.00 (per child per session) * due Jan. 31 to get early bird discount||$100.00 (per child per session)|
*Prorated Week of June 29 Pricing if signed up before January 31st:
Full Day: $322
Half Day: $214
Register after January 31:
Full Day: $354
Half Day: $230
Summer Camp Daily Schedule (may vary by age)
|7 OR 8:00 - 8:50 AM||Morning Play Time (Morning Care)|
|8:50 -10:00 AM||The Adventure Begins!
It's Time to Play Games from a World Country
Morning Meeting... Deep, Deep in this World Country
Listo! Voila! Special Arts & Crafts
|10:00 - 10:30 AM||Potty Break
Mmm... Munching a Delicious Snack
|10:30 - 11:30 AM||Let's Explore The Outdoors!|
|11:30 AM - 12:00 PM||Cool Down!
Once upon a Time (Story Time)
|12:00 - 12:30 PM||Lunch Time!|
|12:30 PM||Bye-bye Friends! (Dismissal Half Day Children)|
|12:40 - 1:45 PM||Down Time... Let's Recharge!
*Varies for School Age Children
|1:450 - 2:00 PM||Moving Creatively|
|2:00 - 2:45 PM||Potty Break
Time for Fun Experiments and Projects
|2:45 - 3:00 PM||Wrapping up Our Day|
|3:00 PM||Hasta mañana! Au Revoir!|
|3:00 - 6:00 PM||Extended Play Time (Afternoon Care)|
A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100.00 per child per session is due upon registration. A registration is completed WHEN CommuniKids recieves the deposit payment. The deposit is applied toward the session cost.
The remaining balance is due by May 1, 2020.
CommuniKids does NOT offer refunds for canceled sessions after registration is completed. CommuniKids does NOT offer refunds or make-ups for missed days.
Families may request session changes before May 1, 2020 and depending on Comm uni Kids space availability. After May 1, no session changes will be accepted.
Parents need to submit a current (dated within a year) VA school entrance health forms and other required forms by June 5, 2020. Children CANNOT attend camp unless forms have been submitted in advance.
Young children (ages 2 ½ - 5 ½) attending full time summer camp will have a 45min "Quiet Time" period.
Children MUST bring their own lunch from home
CommuniKids is peanut and tree nut free.
CommuniKids Summer Camp is an approved provider under the Military and DoD Childcare Fee Assistance program. This program provides childcare subsidies to military families. Learn more here: