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BBS Day Camp Kinders

Basking Ridge
Riding Grade K
Dates in Jun, Jul, Aug View All
Signature Program
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Price $350 / Week

Camp at a Glance

Big Blue Summer Kinders Day Camp

BBS Kinders Day Camp offers a perfect transition for children too big to be a Mini, but who haven’t yet experienced the hubbub of elementary school. The schedule for our Kinder campers still allows time for child-led creative play and guided investigation in the Minis Room, while also challenging campers to try new activities in a more structured format. Kinder specialty activity rotations last 45 minutes to accommodate shorter attention spans, while still allowing time for campers to apply their new knowledge and skills. Kinders receive a leveled swim lesson first thing each morning, when the pool is a little quieter and swim staff are available to work in ratios as low as 2:1 for brand new swimmers.

Our Kinder counselors receive special training to work with this age group under the close guidance of the Minis-Kinder Division Leader. School readiness skills are especially important for Kinders, so counselors are encouraged to touch mathematical concepts, such as counting, sorting, and patterning, throughout the day. Fine motor toys and art materials are available in the cabin to strengthen hand muscles for writing, and Kinders enjoy a special visit from their LIT camper “reading buddies” each week to support literacy development. And of course, Big Blue Summer Day Camp is a great place to practice the creativity, openness, dedication, and enthusiasm necessary for the classroom and beyond!


Campers can register for single weeks, or all 7 weeks.

BBS Kinders Camp

Weeks Times
Jun 20 – 25 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Jun 27 – Jul 1 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Jul 18 – 22 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Jul 25 – 29 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Aug 1 – 5 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Aug 8 – 12 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Aug 15 – 19 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

*Kinder campers can also register for Before and After Care


Lunch is included.

Drop-Off/Pick-Up Location

Bristol Gymnasium

Camp Credentials

  • This camp is accredited by the American Camp Association!

What to Pack

  • For Summer 2019, Kinders should arrive to camp each day in swim attire, as the first scheduled activity of the morning is their swim lesson.
  • For day camp, campers should pack a refillable water bottle, swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, bug spray (optional), and swim goggles (optional). Make sure you label everything!

What to Expect

Explore. Discover. Grow. BBS Day Camps offer Opportunities for Campers to Flourish in Everything Under the Sun.

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