Camp'In Virtual Summer Camp

Welcome Campers! Perry Leisure Services is proud to present CAMP'IN: A Virtual Summer Camp Program which promises plenty of STEM Curriculum, games, physical activities, virtual field trips, and more!

While the program is designed for children 5 through 11 years of age, all ages are welcome to participate and residency in the city of Perry is not required!

Week 1 - Skittles Me This

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Welcome to Week 1! This week you will have fun beginning each morning with a fitness routine to popular music. You will learn about science in a "sweet" experiment. Each day you are encouraged to visit the Worksheet Cafeteria where you can select your own educational activity. On Thursday, you will take a virtual field trip to Mars Wrigley Confectioner U.S. in Yorkville, Illinois to see how Skittles are made.

Materials needed: Skittles, glue gun, plastic bottle, scissors, small PVC pipe, a bowl to hold water, and a plate.

June 9

Morning Exercise
Push ups, jumping jacks, & squats | Watch
Kids Workout | Watch

Choose your activity:
Skittles Rainbow Waterfall | Watch
Worksheet Cafeteria | View

June 10

Morning Exercise
I Like To Move It | Watch

Skittles & Water Experiment | Watch
Worksheet Cafeteria | View

June 11

Morning Exercise
Dancing in the Street | Watch

Field Trip
Mars Wrigley Confectioner U.S. (Yorkville, IL) | Watch

Worksheet Cafeteria | View

Week 2 - Super Dad!

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Welcome to Week 2! This week we’re going to enjoy a superhero read out and fun workout sessions! We’ll also select a favorite activity from the Worksheet Cafeteria and create a special Father’s Day gift for a positive male role model.

On Thursday, we want you to post a short video on our Event page telling us why your positive male role model is a superhero. Bonus points if you’re dressed up as your favorite superhero!

Materials needed: 1 sheet each (any color and white card stock paper), ice cream garland, scissors, glue, pencil, fine point marker, crayons or color pencils, plain white paper, long toothpick, Play Doh (red, white, purple and blue), black paper, ruler, 3 small black buttons, cling wrap, sprinkles, bowl, plate

June 16

Morning Exercise
Spiderman Workout with Dad | Watch
10 minute exercise | Watch

Joke of the Day
Which superhero hits the most home runs? Post your answer.

Read Aloud – How To Be A Hero | Watch

Worksheet Cafeteria
 | View

Arts & Crafts –
Play Doh Spiderman | Watch
Supply list: Play Dog, long toothpick, red, white, blue, purple

Your Superpower
– How to See Sound Experiment | Watch
Supply list: scissors, sprinkles, cling wrap, bow, and plate

June 17

Morning Exercise
Yoga for Kids | Watch

Joke of the Day
What does Spiderman do for a living? Post your answer.

Arts & Crafts – Choose your favorite Father’s Day Card project

How to draw DAD in a Heart 3D | Watch
Supply list: white paper and a pencil

Let’s Draw “Describe Dad” for Father’s Day | Watch
Supply list: white paper, a pencil, crayons or color pencils

DIY Easy Father’s Day Pop Up Card | Watch
Supply list: 1 sheet each (any color and white card stock paper), color pencils or crayons, ice cream garland, scissors, and glue.

Tuxedo Father’s Day Card | Watch
Supply list: 2 sheets each (black and white paper), scissors, pen or pencil, rule, 3 small black buttons, glue, and color pencils.

Worksheet Cafeteria | View

For younger campers – Tractor Ride with Spiderman | Watch

June 18

June 18

Morning Exercise
Spiderman dance to Baby Shark | Watch
Line Jump Workout | Watch

Joke of the Day
What do you call a computer superhero? Post your answer.

Read Aloud – Incredibles 2 | Watch

For younger campers – Train Ride with Spiderman | Watch

Video your child expressing:
Why I love my positive male role model or
My favorite memory of my positive male role model
Post your video here.

Worksheet Cafeteria
 | View

 

Week 3 - Camp Mystery

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Welcome to Week 3! Our camp mascot – Bob the Buzzard – is missing! This week you will help the Perry Police Department look for Bob.

Materials needed: Paper, pen, pencil (or color pencils).

June 23

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Create Your Own Bolo
Remember when Detective Jones explained why officers use BOLOs (Be On The Lookout)? Now it’s time for you to help the Perry Police Department detectives to find our camp’s beloved mascot, Bob the Buzzard!

Here’s what a BOLO looks like | Download

Create your own BOLO and posit it to help them solve the case! Remember to describe what Bob looks like and draw a picture of him. Post a picture of your drawing on our Facebook page!

Meet Our Patrol Officers

Meet Our K-9 Officers & Dogs

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June 24

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Draw A Treat For Max
Max, our K-9, did a great job today helping us track down our next clue to find bob! Now it is time to reward Max with a treat or toy for a job well done!

Here’s what kind of treats and toys Max likes | Download

Draw a treat or a toy for Max and post a picture of your drawing on our Facebook page!

Learn more about
Rotary Centennial Park
Creek Wood Park and the Splashpad
Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

Meet our Evidence Team

Meet our Detectives

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June 25

Job Well Done, Junior Detectives!
Chief Lynn was happy that you helped Detective Paige find Bob and he was safe! You all now have a badge to show that you did a great job!

Here’s what the Perry Police Department badge looks like | Download

Draw a picture of a police badge and post a picture of your drawing on our Facebook page!

Visit Go Fish Education Center!

Meet our School Resource Officers! | Download

Meet our Animal Control Team

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Week 4 - Georgia On My Mind

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Welcome to Week 4! This week we will learn about interesting facts and places in the stet of Georgia featuring Rapper MC Georgia, the Brown Thrasher. You will be able to create delicious recipes that include Georgia’s official state fruit and/or ats and crafts projects such as the minion peanut or your very own bird watching binoculars to keep an eye on the Brown Thrasher. We will also take an exciting virtual trip to the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site.

Materials needed:

  • vanilla ice cream, peaches, milk, and vanilla extract. Optional: cherry and whipped cream
  • Peanuts in the shell, white paper, single paper hole puncher, yellow and blue pain, glue, small black marker and small paint brush
  • 2 toilet paper rolls, tape, stapler, glue scissors, marker, pencil, paper (2 different color sheets and 1 white)

June 30

Morning Exercise | Watch
Build endurance, timing, coordination, and strength.  For all ages.

Georgia for Kids video | Watch
Explore the facts about Georgia.  Learn the two (2) nicknames of Georgia and its state bird, flag, and more!

The Brown Thrasher | Watch
Learn all about Barry, the bald eagle and his friend Georgie, the brown thrasher and his visit to the Peach State.

Arts & Crafts - Bird Watching Binoculars | Watch

Worksheet Cafeteria | View

Post pictures of your arts and crafts on our Facebook page!

July 1

Morning Exercise – ABCs of Yoga for Kids (5 min) | Watch

The Peach – Georgia’s official state fruit. “The U.S. Department of Agriculture ranks Georgia as one of the top four peach-producing states”. (Explore Georgia article; May 2020;  Eileen Falkenberg-Hull)

Peanuts - “Georgia is the number one producer of peanuts in the United States, and Georgia peanut farmers provide more than 45 percent of the U.S. peanut crop each year. Georgia peanuts produce a farm gate value of well over $600 million. “ (University of Georgia Extension website)

Choose one or both activities:
When life isn’t peacy, make peach shakes! | Watch
Arts & Crafts - Minion Peanut | Watch

Worksheet Cafeteria | View

Post a picture of what you did today on our Facebook page!

July 2

Morning Exercise – Bodyweight exercise | Watch

Field Trips – Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

National Parks Service | Jimmy Carter National Historic Site | Watch
Chickens on the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm | Watch
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Living History News | Watch

Post which video was your favorite on our Facebook page!

Week 5 – It’s a Wonder Full World

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Welcome to Week 5! Guess what took place thirteen years ago on this same date?! After a six-year-long global voting process and millions of votes – the “new” Seven Wonders of the World were announced on July 7, 2007. This week we’ll take a journey through these wonders!

July 7

Start packing your virtual suitcase!
We’re going on an exciting, once in a lifetime trip to China, Rome, Rio De Janiero, Peru, India, Mexico, and Jordan to visit the new Seven Wonders.

Morning Exercise | Dance Class/I Feel Alive | Watch

New Seven Wonders of the World | Watch
Seven Wonders of the World | Watch

Complete or color a page of your choice! | Download

Craft one or all of the Seven Wonders of the World | View

Post pictures of your arts and crafts on our Facebook page!

July 8

It’s the Wonders of Science day! You will experience the feel of cold snow in July, the bending of light, and discover what makes objects float, and a few amazing optical illusions.

Morning Exercise – Welcome to My Gym | Watch

Storytime – Everywhere Wonder | Watch

Floating Lemon Experiment | Watch
Supplies: 2 lemons, salt, water, 2 glasses

Floating Egg Experiment | Watch
Supplies: 2 eggs, salt, water, 2 glasses

Wonder Lab – Electric Circuit and Instant Snow | Watch
Supplies: 1 cup baking soda, 3 Tbps conditioner, mixing bowl

Instant Snow | Watch
Supplies: 1 can shaving cream, 1 box baking soda, mixing bowl, and measuring cup

DYI Optical Illusions | Watch
Supplies: water, glass, straw, oil

Post a picture of what you did today on our Facebook page!

 

July 9

Today is a very special day. You will be part of a group who are committed to making a difference by The Wonders of Kindness and Acceptance. Meet Cole and his friend, Steven.

Video - We are all different | Watch

Morning Exercise
Yoga for Autism | Watch
Yoga | Watch

Meet Jack and his mom, Anya! | Watch

Craft
DIY Sensory Bags | Watch
Supplies: plastic sandwich bag, clear hair gel, small buttons, and food color (optional)

Storytime – We’re all Wonders | Watch

Post and/or bring in a picture to Leisure Services (1060 Keith Drive, Perry) of an act of kindess you did or someone did to you and choose from sensory bracelets, I am One of a Kind craft, Wonder bracelets, or Wonder pencils.

Week 6 – Just Park It!

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Welcome to Week 6! July is National Parks and Recreation Month! This week you will discover all the great things about local parks and the value they add to this community. They play an important role in our mental and physical health.

You will be greeted each morning by fellow camper, Weston Crowe. He will report the facts about parks and trails. You don't want to miss a minute of this week!

July 14

Morning Exercise
Morning Exercise at the Park (don't forget your balloons!) | Watch

Craft Time
Nature's Art Collage | Watch

Educational Enhancement
Worksheet Cafeteria | View

Supplies: balloons, paint, poster paper, glue, and nature supplies such as sticks, pine cones, bark, and small branches.

Post pictures of your arts and crafts on our Facebook page!

July 15

"Life Happens" at the Parks

Another awesome and exciting day! Today you will learn about the health benefits and fun things happening at the City of Perry parks. Listen carefully for clues the next two days to earn your Parks and Trails Certification at the end of camp on Thursday!

 

Morning Exercise
Fitness Workout (5 minutes) | Watch

Educational Enhancement
Worksheet Cafeteria | View

Arts & Crafts
Nature Craft | Watch

Supplies: White paper, leaves, paint (various colors), crayons, and glue

Post a picture of what you did today on our Facebook page!

July 16

Happy Trails!

Happy Trails, Campers! Today will you learn interesting facts about trails from our news
reporter Weston Crowe. We encourage you to visit one of our local trails as part of your
morning exercise. Gather your supplies for today's craft activity while you're there!

Today's virtual field trip is through our City's Weleetka and Whitetail Trails! Hang on!

Morning Exercise | Watch

Test your Knowledge!
Perry Parks & Trails Quiz (earn your certification) | Take Quiz

Arts & Crafts
Natural Craft | Watch

Supplies: White paper, leaves, and glue

Post a picture of what you did today on our Facebook page!

Week 7 – Fired Up!

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Welcome to Week 7! This week we'll check in with City of Perry Fire & Emergency Services. You'll meet their best friend, Fire Pup and take a tour of Station 1. Spark has some great activities planned for you this week!

July 21

Sparky the Fire Pup is the official mascot for the National Fire Protection and best friend to the City of Perry Fire & Emergency Services!

Meet Sparky | View

The Gear Firefighters Wear | Watch

Sparky's Firehouse Game | Play

Tour Station 1

July 22

Making a Home Fire Escape Plan

Does your family have a fire escape plan? If not, learn how to make one today! | Watch

Hot, Not Hot, or Sometimes Hot | Watch

Sparky's Hidden Picture Puzzle | Download

Sparky's Fun House Game | Play

Engine 1

July 23

Fire Safety is Important!

Join Spark's Fire Safety Club | Watch

Walk Away? Stay and Play? | Watch

Sparky's Firehouse Game | Play

Pick a Sparky Activity! | View

FirePup & Germ Safety

Week 8 – Perry Rocks!

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Welcome to Week 8! It's the last week of Camp'In and we're all about Perry! You'll learn about which district you live in and meet the council member who represents your family. You'll also hear from the Perry Chamber and take a tour of Perry Main Street.

July 28

Welcome to the last week of camp!

Many of you remember Symone from your onsite summer camp experience in the past. Symone, like many of you, is an avid reader and loves the great city of Perry

Symone Reads “My Favorite City”

Meet Perry's Council Members

Do you know which district you live in? Well, it’s easy. Click on the link, type in your address, press center, and click anywhere to see the names of the council members who represent your District.

City Council Map | View

Arts & Crafts
Let’s Draw Your Community Map With A Key | Watch
Supplies: Paper, marker, crayons.

Perry Landmarks
Landmarks are important to a community. There are certain Perry landmarks that make it easier for you to recognize that you are closer to home. Click on your district to see if you remember traveling past any of these landmarks.

District 1 Landmarks

District 2 Landmarks

District 3 Landmarks

Post pictures of what you did today on our Facebook page!

July 29

Morning Exercise | Watch

Hey campers! The Perry Chamber is excited to participate in Perry Rocks week!

The Perry Chamber is a member based organization that supports around 450 local businesses by helping them grow in their businesses. Members include veterinarians, doctors, firefighters, and more!

What Do You Want To Be?
Today, we want to hear from YOU! What do you want to be when you grow up?

Draw a picture of what you want to be and write a short paper (one page or less) telling us more about it. Post your response on our Facebook page to be entered for a special prize!

Learn more about the Perry Chamber on their website at perrygachamber.com.

Welcome To Historic Downtown Perry!

Take A Tour Around Perry Main Street!
The Perry Main Street Program promotes the downtown business district and celebrate it’s history.

Scavenger Hunt | Download

Virtual I Spy | Download

July 30

Morning Exercise | Watch

Perry Trivia
How many Mayors have served the City of Perry?
Hint – Check this out.

Perry Jeopardy
Download Scorecard
Play Perry Jeopardy!

Arts & Crafts
DIY – How to Make Your Own City | View
Supplies: masking tape, crayons, paper towel rolls, construction paper, green tissue paper, scissors

Why do you love Perry? Let us know on our Facebook page!