FAQs – Potential Pandemic Impact on MFS Summer Programs

 
Below are responses to common questions about the status of 2020 MFS Summer Programs:
Will you run a partial summer program if you are unable to begin on June 22?

It is too early to answer this question definitively. If we do begin mid-summer, we will start with programming originally scheduled for that date. We will not begin with Week 1 programming.

Will MFS consider an online summer program?

While we are currently running a successful “Virtual MFS” program for current students, implementing this for camp may be a much bigger challenge. That said, we are currently exploring some very specific technology-based classes along with some fun and creative hands-on activities.

Will we get a full refund if programs are cancelled?

If MFS decides to cancel 2020 Summer Programs due to COVID-19, we will notify all families and refund all payments in full.

Can we cancel our children’s summer camp reservations?

Anyone is welcome to cancel their registrations for their own reasons, but the refund policy remains the same as it is written on the summer website under “Dates and Rates.” Up until May 24 you will receive a full refund minus the $75 per week non-refundable deposit.

Can we be assured that our children will be safe in your school environment?

We will only re-open when we have been assured that the deep cleaning being done will provide a safe and healthy environment for all. We will encourage all families to self- check their health condition and not put others at risk by attending if they are unwell.

 

Why Choose MFS Summer Camp Programs?

Our teachers…campus…attention to detail…personal touch

MFS Summer Programs offers a variety of weekly classes for children ages 3 – 17.  Spend a week immersed in robotics, French, mosaics, bridge building, Model United Nations, cooking, and more!  The majority of our Master Teachers are our own MFS teachers who are advanced professionals in their field of study.

Using classrooms, fields, courts, and resources on our 48-acre campus allows us to provide the best experience and most memorable summer for your child. Most every class is specifically designed each year with new curriculum which makes for a fun and engaging classroom session.

As a Quaker Day school, we are proud to extend those values into the fabric of our summer programming. Classroom activities are fun and offer a unique way to support each other with regard to collaboration, teamwork, and self-awareness.

Small class sizes, low student to teacher ratio…each family is cared for as part of the MFS community.

Welcome!

 

Upcoming Events:

MFS Summer Programs Virtual Open House – Saturday, April 18, 10am-Noon. Visit the website and chat with the Director online.

Recent Blog Posts

A close-up look at courses from previous summers!

Week 5 (July 29 – August 2): Tot Scholars

Coding and Robotics: Symbols and Directives - Tony Gore This week we have introduced the Tots to the Beebots and Dashbots along with exploring the concepts of robots, how they work and how they follow directions. Later this week we will introduce more robots and help...

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Week 4 (July 22-26): Senior Scholars

Robotics LEGO Mindstorm - Kevin Cox Our robots are up and running! So far this week we've had fun searching for the perfect LEGO pieces to build our first robots. Everyone has successfully built a robot, which led to our first opportunities to program! We've had...

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Week 4 (July 22-26): Junior Scholars

Minecraft Architecture  - Finn MacConnell The main focus of our class is to get students to work together on builds that each of them have come up with individually. On Monday, we got to know each other by introducing ourselves and spending the rest of the class...

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Week 4 (July 22-26): Youth Scholars

Vets in Training "Interns" - HousePaws VIT Staff By embracing the human-animal bond through interaction and education, the HousePaws Vets in Training Program provides hands-on, experience-based veterinary education to each student. The “Interns” course for our Youth...

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Week 4 (July 22-26): Mini Scholars

Reptiles Rock! - Andrea Bourne Snakes, alligators, crocodiles, and turtles have been the focus of our learning so far this week. We discovered that snakes have a clear scale over their eyes, that alligators and crocodiles have different shaped snouts, and that the...

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Week 4 (July 22-26): Tot Scholars

Head to Toe: Exploring the Human Body - Meredith Romea This week we’ve been enjoying looking at the world through our senses! The kids are enjoying their hands on experiences with each sense. Friday is taste day; we will be taste testing foods that are sweet, sour,...

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Week 3 (July 15-19): Senior Scholars

Mock Trial #3 - Clark Thomson Summer Scholars Mock Trial is off to a great start. Instead of beginning with our case, The People v. Jamie Hayes, we had a Moot Court on the issue of Miranda Warnings with scholars arguing in favor or opposed and acting as members of the...

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Week 3 (July 15-19): Junior Scholars

Escape Room: Phase II - Mike Romea Students have used the immersive learning platform of Breakout EDU to hone their code-breaking and puzzle-solving skills. Each day, the Junior Scholars spend the morning solving an escape room that Senior Scholars set up the day...

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Week 3 (July 15-19): Youth Scholars

So Many Authors, So Little Time - Meredith Romea Students have spent each day focused on an author or genre, digging deep into the story by doing readers' theatre, making crafts, and even creating their own online book! Fiber Arts with the Handwork Studio - THS Staff...

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MFS Moorestown Friends School
110 E. Main Street ∙ Moorestown, NJ 08057
MFSscholars@mfriends.org ∙ (856) 914-4493

Summer is still on!
Registrations are currently being accepted without risk for Summer 2020 Programs.

Take advantage of our new LIVE CHAT function
Closed for Spring Break: March 26-April 5
Summer Programs Phone: (856) 914-4493

Email: MFSScholars@mfriends.org
Stay healthy!