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Summer!

Summer Camp

Open to the public, Summer at Inly provides an opportunity for students to nurture their natural desire to innovate, inquire, and investigate. We are committed to continuing with the same vibrant learning community our students enjoy during the school year. Our programs offer thematic recreational programs in the arts, sciences, theater, technology, and entrepreneurship on our beautiful 10-acre campus.

As a Montessori school, we pride ourselves in understanding your child’s developmental needs and providing age-appropriate programs designed to meet their needs. All activities are led by enthusiastic and experienced adult specialists or our own caring and dedicated Inly faculty.

Please contact us if you have any questions: Summer@inlyschool.org
"You can’t go wrong with any summer camp at Inly." —Kristin Quinn, Misadventures in Mommyhood

Session 1: June 14–18

Backpacks and Binoculars
Rising PreK-1st graders  •  Full day: $450 / Half day: $275
Join us for a fun week of exploration and learning in the woods. Our experienced naturalist instructor, Ellyn Einhorn will lead students on daily adventures of the natural world. Students will spend time creating art, planting, observing, exploring, and sometimes even catching and releasing wildlife.  
Camp Leader: Ellyn Einhorn (Inly’s Science and Outdoor Classroom Faculty)

Sew Stylish
Rising 2nd graders–5th graders  •  Full day: $450 / Half day: $275
In this one-week camp, your child will learn how to safely use a sewing machine to design and sew their own Beach Bag! Each day, students will learn new sewing techniques and sharpen their skills while creating various handmade projects like a zippered wet bag, sunglass case, a stuffed sea creature and more! Campers will have plenty of time to be creative during free sewing time and will learn about sketching and planning their own designs. We will culminate the week with a fun fashion show. All materials are included. 
Camp Leader: Caitlin Muro (Sewing Instructor and Owner of The Makery Sewing Studio)

Performing Arts Studio
Rising 4th graders–8th graders  •  Full day: $450
Immerse your young thespian in the fun and creative world of performing arts. Students will have an adventurous and creative week with the Co-Founders/Directors of Break a Leg Theater Works, a premiere performing arts children’s theater located here on the South Shore. Whether they are new to the craft or brimming with experience, this program is designed to meet students where they are and provide them with the tools to expand their artistry and confidence through creative writing, storytelling, improv games, and much more. 
Camp Leaders: Kyle Wrentz and Healy Sammis (Co-founders of Break a Leg Theater Works)
 
Science & Design Studio
Rising 2nd graders–4th graders  •  Half day: $275
Give your young scientist a chance to build their creativity and problem-solving skills this summer during Science & Design studio. Participants will overcome a series of challenges using their creative minds, basic materials, simple machines, and tips from famous inventors. Students will create catapults and forts, construct working light sticks, assemble circuits with batteries and light bulbs and much more. 
Half Day Program Only: 9:00 am–12:00 noon
In Partnership with Mad Science of Southern MA and RI

Scales and Tails
Rising PreK–Kindergarten  •  $450
What lives under a log? Who lives in the pond? Why do some animals tunnel underground? Through hands-on explorations and investigations, discover the many reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates that call our ‘backyards’ home. South Shore Natural Science Center environmental educators will introduce experiences and animals that will educate, excite, and inspire your youngster.
Camp Leader: An Environmental Educator from South Shore Nature Science Center
 
So Crafty Studio
Rising 1st graders–5th graders  •  Half day: $275
Campers will learn basic crochet, knit, finger knitting, and more. Campers will leave with at least one finished item each day. Materials will be provided however, students will need to bring old clothes/sweaters for creative upcycling projects. Open to all skill levels. 
Half Day Program Only: 9:00 am–12:00 noon
Camp Leader: Owner of Yarn’s End

Session 2: June 21–July 2

Preschool Adventures: Trolls and Fairies
Rising 3 year-olds–Kindergarteners  •  Full day: $910 / Half day: $450
Does your little one delight in the magical and whimsical world of trolls and fairies? Join us for an exploration of the forests, wooded paths, and the Discovery trails as we collect natural materials to create fairy houses and troll dwellings. Gather some grass for garb, make mats out of moss, transform twigs into tents, and prepare pavements with pebbles. 
Camp Leaders: Georgie Gladys & Kate Simpson (Inly’s Children's House Faculty)

Sports Explorers 1
Rising Kindergarteners–3rd graders  •  Full day: $910 / Half day: $450
Students will spend their time outdoors participating in a sports clinic environment each day. We will venture into many of the regular sports offered in our Inly Athletics Curriculum, including Basketball, soccer, badminton, field hockey, floor hockey, lacrosse, nuke’em, spartan challenge, flag rugby, flag football, fitness and many more. Participants will explore these sports activities in more depth, including the origins and evolution from a historical perspective. Each participant will have an opportunity to select, research, and present a participating Olympic nation of their choice. Our goal is to make this a fun, engaging, and educational experience. 
Camp Leader: Thomas Mbungo (Inly’s Athletics Director)

Musical Theater Studio: Let’s Put on a Show
Rising Kindergarteners–3rd graders  •  Full day: $910 / Half day: $450
This program will immerse young actor in the world of musical theatre through acting, dancing, games, and improvisation exercises. Campers will be engaged in all aspects of the production from choosing the play to designing costumes and creating the set and programs for the final production. The two weeks session will culminate in a production of the students’ choosing. New and seasoned theater enthusiasts are welcome.  
Camp Leader: Colleen Quinn (Inly’s Movement and Theater Faculty)

Rocketry Studio!
Rising 4th graders–8th graders  •  Full day: $910 / Half day: $450
Students will learn all about the physics of flight in this two-weeks hands-on program. Tschol Slade will guide the students through designing, building and launching different rockets as they explore the different ways to send objects into the sky. We will propel rockets with water and traditional model rocket power. 
Camp Leader: Tschol Slade (Middle School Faculty)

General Information

List of 8 items.

  • Hours

    Full Day: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Half Day: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

    We are unable to offer before and after care this summer.
  • Our Covid-19 Plan

    The physical and mental health of our students and staff is a top priority at Summer at Inly. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards and practices given by the CDC and our local Board of Health to ensure the health and safety of our community. This includes, but is not limited to requiring students and staff to adhere to the three Ws:
    • Wearing a mask 
    • Washing your hands
    • Watching your distance. 
    We will continue to use the cohorting model throughout the summer program. Campers will be organized into group cohorts based on program registrations. Each cohort will have its own assigned outdoor tent to call home for the summer, along with an assigned indoor bathroom and indoor classroom space should the weather deter us from being outdoors. All practices are subject to change as we gain more information. Programs are contingent upon the 2021 Massachusetts state Covid-19 guidelines.
  • New Families Campus Visits 

    We offer private campus tours on Friday afternoons to families who are new to our community. Please email summer@inylschool.org to schedule a visit.
  • Virtual information Session: Save the Date!

    Save the date for a Summer at Inly info session on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Meet the staff and hear more about our health and safety protocols. A zoom link will be emailed to all families who are registered for the Summer at Inly program.
  • Registration and Payment

    Once your registration has been processed you will receive an email confirming your registration. Please note that enrollment is offered with priority given to currently enrolled Inly students until February 19th. Registration will be open to the wider community starting on February 20th. Please note all programs are contingent upon adequate enrollment. We will notify you if a camp has been cancelled due to low enrollment.
  • Discount

    Save $25 if you register before Monday, March 1, 2021.
  • Refund Policy

    We require a deposit of $150 at time of registration to reserve a spot for each child. All remaining fees are due by May 14, 2021. Summer at Inly is non-refundable, however we will honor a full refund should your student need to be quarantined or if the camp needs to be closed due to restrictions as mandated by the Massachusetts governor or local Scituate Department of Health.
  • Scholarships

    We are glad to announce that we will offer a limited number of  needs-based scholarships for Summer at Inly. If you would like to receive an application, please send an email to summer@inlyschool.org.

Session 3: July 6–16

Preschool Adventures: Rockets and Rainbows
Rising 3 year-olds–Kindergarteners  •  Full day: $810 / Half day: $450
Using science and their imagination, campers will investigate light and space. They will discover rainbows all around us, from looking through a prism, spraying a mist of water, or looking closely at a bubble floating through the air. Over the two-weeks session, they will think like scientists as we use water and air to propel rockets into our colorful sky. 
Camp Leaders: Georgie Gladys & Kate Simpson (Inly’s Children's House Faculty)
 
Musical Theater Studio: Let’s Put on a Show!
Rising Kindergarteners–3rd graders  •   Full day: $810 / Half day: $450
This program will immerse young actors in the world of musical theatre through games, and improvisation exercises. Campers will be engaged in all aspects of the production from choosing the play to designing costumes, creating the set and programs for the final production. The two-week session will culminate in a production of the students’ choosing. New and seasoned theater enthusiasts are welcome.  
Camp Leader: Colleen Quinn (Inly’s Movement and Theater Faculty)

Young Farmers: From Field to Fork
Rising 2nd graders–5th graders  •  Full day: $810 / Half day: $450
Campers will work with a farmer educator from Green City Growers to explore science, technology and design, and creative expression. Through crop visioning activities, planting research, herb and sensory exploration and scouting adventures, campers will develop a deep understanding of the garden through inquiry and hands-on exploration. During the second week of camp, students will work with a chef to prepare delicious meals with the herbs and vegetables harvested from the garden. 
In partnership with Green City Growers 

Sports Explorers 2
Rising 1st–3rd graders  •  Full day: $810 / Half day: $450
Students will spend their time outdoors participating in a sports clinic environment each day. We will venture into many of the regular sports offered in our Inly Athletics Curriculum, including Basketball, soccer, badminton, field hockey, floor hockey, lacrosse, nuke’em, spartan challenge, flag rugby, flag football, fitness and many more. Participants will explore these sports activities in more depth, including the origins and evolution from a historical perspective. Each participant will have an opportunity to select, research, and present a participating Olympic nation of their choice. Our goal is to make this a fun, engaging, and educational experience. 
Camp Leader: Thomas Mbungo (Inly’s Athletics Director)

Game Play & Design Studio
Rising 4th graders–8th graders  •  Full day: $910 / Half day: $450
Using the resources available in Inly’s Makerspace, campers will blend gameplay with their creativity and problem -solving skills. Students will design and build their own physical board games using 3D printer, laser cutter, and vinyl cutter. They will also use virtual coding platforms to create even more games. There is no shortage of invention, designing, tinkering and fun with this program. 
Camp Leader: Tschol Slade (Middle School Faculty)


Session 4: July 19–30

Art is Freedom Camp!
Rising 2nd graders–5th graders  •  $450
This first-ever camp offering will explore the power of art as a vehicle to express identity, community, justice, and freedom. Focusing on iconic artists of color, we’ll celebrate a different art form each day, including: 
  • Imagine Your Self: Expressing identity through collage
  • We Got the Jazz: Celebrating the music of freedom
  • Represent!: Creating Community through Photography
  • Art as Resistance: Exploring symbols of protest 
  • For the Culture: Celebrating Jean-Michel Basquiat
Activities include interactive storytimes, dance/movement, t-shirt making, and lots of art projects. Recommended for ages 7-12.
Camp Leader: Francie Latour (Inly’s Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice)
Please note that this is a one-week full day camp. Date: July 26-30

Preschool Adventures: Unicorns and Robots
Rising 3 year olds–Kindergarteners  •  Full day: $910 / Half day: $450
Join us as we explore the worlds of unicorns and robots. We will design and create our own unicorns and robots- big, small, funny, silly, out of this world- you decide! Using recycled materials and art supplies, we will make our favorite fantasy friends come to life.  
Camp Leaders: Georgie Gladys & Kate Simpson (Inly’s Children's House Faculty)

Minecraft Coding and Design Studio
Rising 1st graders–3rd graders  •  Full day: $910 / Half day: $450
This two-week camp will cover personalized game design, animation and storytelling, programming in Python and Javascript, architecture and design, and the fundamentals of electrical circuitry using Minecraft's patented Redstone circuit system. Students will have a ton of fun, and at the end of each class, students take home a freshly minted 3D-printed model of one of their designs! No prior coding experience needed.
Camp Leader: David Howie (Founder of Athena Coding)

Music Explorers
Rising 1st graders–3rd graders  •  Half day: $450
In this two-week camp, students will explore the ukulele and other instruments including hand percussion, learn basic music theory, move their bodies, play music games, and perform with friends! The esteemed faculty from Spotlight Music & Theater Academy will keep your campers engaged, involved, and most of all excited about music. No prior experience necessary. 
Camp Leader: Sara Barkon (Music Educator at Spotlight Music and Theater Academy)
Please note that this is a half-day camp (9:00 am–12:00 noon)

Let’s Jam Studio
Rising 4th graders–8th graders  •  Half day: $450
In this two-week camp, beginners will learn about different rock instruments (guitar, drums, and keyboard/piano) and begin their introduction to music theory and appreciation. Ear training, song structure, rhythm patterns, and group playing are all part of this two-week-long introduction to music. Most of all, they will be rocking out with friends by the end of the session! No prior experience needed.
Camp Leader: Jesse Stiglich (Music Educator at Spotlight Music and Theater Academy)

Digital Design Studio
Rising 4th graders–8th graders  • Full day: $910 / Half day: $450
This hands-on design course is for students with an interest in the arts, design, and entrepreneurship. Students will learn the basics of modern digital design on web platforms, including Canva, Pixlr, and Adobe. They will explore color, contrast, composition, digital typography, and more.
In partnership with Vineyard App Camp

Academic Enrichment: Reading & Writing Skills
Rising 1st graders–3rd graders  •  Half day: $450
Bridge the summer months and keep your child on track with a Montessori approach to reading and writing. Students will reinforce skills in a fun, collaborative environment that focuses on accomplishing goals while enhancing self-confidence. Inly Learning Specialist Cat McConnell will tailor the curriculum to meet students’ needs and include lessons such as: phonics, grammar, writing and comprehension.
Camp Leader: Cat McConnell (Inly’s Learning Specialist)
Please note this is a half-day camp (9:00 am–12:00 noon)

Inly School

46 Watch Hill Drive | Scituate, MA 02066
Tel: 781-545-5544 | Fax: 781-545-6522
Welcome to Inly, a private, independent Montessori school with innovative programs that inspire toddlers, preschool and K-8 students to become independent, lifelong learners. Our inviting community draws students from 20 towns on the South Shore of Boston,
including Scituate, Cohasset, Hingham, Norwell, Hanover, Marshfield, Pembroke, Plymouth and Hull.
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS
Inly School admits students of any race, color, religious affiliation, national and ethnic origin, and without regard to disability, to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious affiliation, national and ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school administered programs.