2018 Camp Descriptions
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Weekly Themes

May 30-June 2: Our Community Garden​​​

June 5-9: Flower Power

June 12-16: Under the Big Top- Circus Fun

June 19-23: Community Helpers

June 26-30: Movin’ and Groovin’- Music and Dance

July 5-7: Our Garden Grows

July 10-14: Enchanted Forest & Fairy Tale Friends

July 17-21: Mud Pies and Dragonflies

July 24-28: Teddy Bear Tea Party

July 31-Aug 4: Hungry Caterpillars, Grouchy Ladybugs

                        and Busy Spiders- Books by Eric Carle


Daily Schedule

7:30-9:30 - Early drop-off and Free Play

9:30 - Morning Snack/Literacy Center Play

10:00 - Morning Meeting/Exploration Center

Play-Themed Activities

11:00 - Outdoor Play

11:30 - Lunch

12:00 - Quiet Play/Story Time

12:30 Rest Time/Quiet Play*

1:30 Gym Play/Free Play

2:15 Afternoon Snack/Exploration Center Play- Themed Activities

3:00 Outdoor Play

3:45 Closing Circle- Song and Game

4:00-6:00 Late Pick-up and Free Play/Outdoor Play/Snack


Parents must provide nutritious lunch and snacks each day. Milk will be provided for lunch.


Toileting/Bathroom Breaks

Children must be independent with toileting. Children will be given frequent reminders and asked to "try" at scheduled bathroom breaks throughout the day.


Rest Time

Children will be asked to lie quietly on their cots for 20 minutes and then those who are awake will be given books and puzzles for the remainder of the hour until transitioning into Free Play time. Rest time lengths are approximately 1 hour for 4 and 5-year-olds and 2 hours for 3 year-olds unless parents request a variation.

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Summer 2018

They say curiosity killed the cat, but not at Pint-sized Panther Camp! Here curiosity, creativity, and inventiveness are encouraged. Pint-sized Panther Camp is the purrrrfectplace for inspired, imaginative, inquisitive kids! PNA Summer Preschool is most appropriate for children who have turned 3 by September 1, 2018, to children entering Kindergarten in the 2018-19 school year.



Summer Preschool for 3, 4 and 5 Year-olds

Pint-sized Panther Camp offers nine weeks of creative exploration, investigation and most importantly— FUN! Through weekly themes, your tiny tinkerer will create, design, invent, investigate, and explore the big, beautiful world around us. Campers will collaborate with friends and communicate their discoveries. Each day is a blend of imaginative play, open exploration, and thematic project-based activities. Camp cost is $285 per week, with a one-time per calendar year $35 registration fee per student. Extended care coverage is included in the camp cost. $100 discount if you sign up for the whole summer!  

Each day campers will:  

  • Tinker/Investigate

  • Design, create, invent

  • Collaborate with new friends

  • Explore nature

  • Play games

  • Have fun!

  • 9-week program from May 29-August 3, 2018 (No Camp the week of July 4th)

  • Ages 3-5

  • 1:9 Teacher-to-Student Ratio; 18 student maximum.

  • Program Hours: 10:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

  • Extended care between the hours of 7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.


PNA Summer Preschool is most appropriate for children who have turned 3 by September 1, 2018, to children entering Kindergarten in the 2018-19 school year.


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Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 3:15 pm

Extended Day Program: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm

Front Office 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Contact information


2511 Sentry Drive, Suite 100

Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Tel: (907) 333-1080 Fax: (907) 333-1652


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