LAUREL HILL SCHOOL Campus is CLOSED in compliance with state regulations. ZOOM Distance Learning Continues Daily For Preschool – Grade 8. School and Camp Registration are ongoing. Please contact us for additional information.
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Teenshop Travel

THE CONCEPT

Teenshop Travel is an awesome way for young teens ready to take charge of their summer fun! It’s for 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade boys & girls who want to make a choice in how they spend their camp day. It’s for teen campers who grow on caring and respect, and take pride in the friends they make. Teenshop Travel is a never-to-be forgotten high adventure in outrageous fun, self-discovery, and friendships you can count on!

THE PROGRAM

LHS TEENS ON THE GO

Three days a week (Tues, Wed, & Fri) campers go on exciting, high adventure trips !  Teens venture out on “don’t want to miss” day trips forming lifelong friendships.  Campers find themselves on exciting adventures every day, visiting area beaches, going to sporting events, amusement parks,  special events, and more!  Trips include favorite Long Island destinations as well as excursions to Manhattan and beyond!

SAMPLE TRAVEL CALENDAR   (TUES, WED, & FRI TRIP DAYS)

ON – CAMPUS FUN

Two days a week Teens enjoy all the exciting activities our camp offers.  Their on- campus days will be bursting with Swing Shot, Rock Climbing, Tennis, Sports, Arts & Crafts, GaGa Ball, Project Adventure, Swimming, Nature, Games, Computers, and special events!  Qualified instructors guide Teens in every activity. There is always something for everyone!

SOCIAL & REC TIME

Each day also provides campers with a special time for lively discussions,  and even time to relax and just hang out with friends in a guided and supervised setting.

CIT “IT”

When on campus, Teens entering into 9th grade (Teen Shop D) have a special opportunity to volunteer with a Discovery Camp group as a CIT”IT”. These campers get to see what it takes when they return the following summer as CIT’s (Counselors in Training).
CIT “IT” volunteers are always under the care and supervision of experienced Group Leaders and Counselors and are adored by our younger campers. CIT “IT” volunteers return to Teen shop right on time for their morning workshops.

2 GIANT SWIMS

There are 2 big swim periods when teens are on campus! Our Teen Campers will have 2 Daily Swims in one of our 4 outdoor, heated pools. Campers receive a Morning Instructional Swim made up of small group, leveled swimmers. Qualified Red Cross Certified Instructors and counselors facilitate a fun and energetic session to ensure that each camper receives quality instruction. Campers will also enjoy an Afternoon Recreational Swim where they can have more fun with their friends and delight in the diving board and double flume slide!

 

COVID-19 UPDATE

 


HERE IS WHAT WE KNOW….
 THESE ARE EXTRAORDINARY TIMES
 HERE IS WHAT WE ARE SURE OF…
 TOGETHER WE SHALL PERSEVERE
As Charles Dickens famously observed…
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .
it was the season of darkness,
it was the spring of hope . . .
We at Laurel Hill live “the best of times” every day because we are blessed by the beauty, by the serene innocence, and by the precocity of our boys and girls.
We at Laurel Hill live “the best of times” every day for the blessing of totally dedicated teachers and support staff who clearly know why they selected to do what they do in career and in life and give, and give, and give tirelessly to fulfill their greatest ambitions for their children’s growth and well being.
We at Laurel Hill live “the best of times” because we are blessed to have families joined with us to support and to build – partners in turning great ideas into great accomplishments, partners ready to share their skills and to help in the work that needs to be done.
 
IN THEIR OWN WORDS
 
FROM A TEACHER….
Ms. Bond’s Zoom Classroom
Never in my teaching career would I have thought that I would need to teach elementary class via online classes. Yet, here we are in uncertain times, teaching in a media platform that is geared towards the children of this generation.
As apprehensive as I was before the first day of Zoom (I woke up a number of times during the night like it was my first day of school!), I now feel energized and excited about what we are able to do with the Zoom program. I’ve found that I’ve been able to keep most of my teaching the same as when it is a live class! In Reading, we’ve done an author study and vocabulary work in just three days! I am so proud of how much hard work my students continue to do while they are at home!
FROM A PARENT…..
I hope this email finds you well and safe. I have been thinking about you & Mr. Stark often and must first apologize for the time lapse in reaching out to express my deepest gratitude. I can’t believe that we have just completed 3 weeks of successful and engaging remote learning. Your steadfast leadership at the onset of this crisis was inspiring. As this crisis turned into a nationwide tragic pandemic, your engaging and detailed remote learning program did not waiver. In fact, it strengthened! Our children were the lucky ones to maintain a sense of normalcy with their routine schedule and engaging “live” classes with all of their treasured teachers and classmate friends.

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