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Crestwood Cruisers - Spring School Parent & Child

Posted by Crestwood on December 7, 2016



ENROLL FOR OUR SPRING SCHOOL PARENT & CHILD


SPRING PARENT & CHILD SCHOOL PROGRAM  SPACE IS LIMITED

Suggested age :    15 Months -28 Months
Tuesdays  Only:    10:00am-11:30am
Dates:    March 28th-May 9th
Cost:   $240.00 per child
              
Suggested age: 15 Months - 28 Months
Thursdays Only: 12:15-1:30
Dates:       March 23rd- May 4th
Cost:   $240 per child

Activities Include:
Nature, Music, Science Lessons, Crafts, Ferris Wheel, Carousel, Playgrounds, Snacks, and MORE!

We are now accepting applications for our Spring Parent & Child Program. If you are interested please click here to enroll. Space is limited, please call with any questions. 631 692-6361


Division Head News

Posted by Crestwood on December 7, 2016

Robin Ernst, who took a break last summer to be with her newborn twins, will be back this summer as the Division Head for our 3rd & 4th grade girls. Alyse Skoller who was the Division Head last summer for our 3rd & 4th grade girls will now be in charge of our Super Rec (5th grade) and Senior Rec (6th-7th) Girls Groups.  We'd like to tell you a little more about each of them.
           
Alyse Skoller has been a Crestwood staff member for 11 years and has been a Group Leader for 3rd grade girls and 6th grade girls.  Alyse spends the year working at Crestwood Day School as a teacher and has been a member of our Leadership Team, which is made up of our top Group Leaders and meets with us year round planning staff orientation and other Crestwood programs.  Over the years, Alyse has taken on many administrative projects at Crestwood including activity scheduling, trip planning, staff interviewing and training.

Robin Ernst has been a Division Head of our older girls since 2004. Prior to 2004 Robin was a superstar counselor and a Group Leader at Crestwood.  During the school year, she is a Computer Teacher at Great Neck North Middle School, as well as, the Information and Computer Technology Professional Developer at Great Neck’s two alternative high schools. Robin is excited about being back at her "happy place" after taking her first and only summer off to be with her twins.

Alyse and Robin are both looking forward to another amazing summer at Crestwood!


Holiday Chess Camp at Crestwood

Posted by Crestwood on December 1, 2016

CHESS AND INDOOR SPORTS ACTIVITIES CAMP

December 26th – December 30th, 2016   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
at Crestwood Country Day School
313 Round Swamp Road, Melville, NY 11747 


CAMP GROUPS

Beginner: Ages 4 - 6 (learn basic rules)               
Intermediate 1: Ages 4 - 8 (must know basic rules) 
Intermediate 2: Ages 8 -12 (must know basic rules)  
Advanced: Rating below 700  
Tournament 1: Rating between 700 – 1100  
Tournament 2: Rating between 1100 - 1400
Chess star: Special class for rating 1400 & over (limit 10 kids)-Teacher GM John Fedorowicz!


Our chess program will be tailored to the individual camper's playing level and will include fun activities such as solving chess puzzles, learning strategies and basic endgames, plus playing casual and tournament games. Our sports activities will include indoor soccer, indoor basketball, team races, and more.

Our chess teachers will test every child’s chess ability and suggest different levels if needed, while our professional soccer coach will evaluate your child's soccer skills. Student/ teacher ratio will not exceed 12 students per teacher. The head coach of the camp is International Master Milos Scekic, certified coach of USCF United States Chess Federation and FIDE World Chess Federation. He will be supported by other professional chess coaches.


CAMP FEE
1 Day - $120      Pick 3 Days - $315      Full 5 Days - $450

Siblings discount - 10% for 2 kids. Group discount 15% (5 or more) available.
All kids will be provided with a healthy snack and water. Free pizza for lunch!

For more information and to sign up, call 646-667-7276 or
click
www.lichesskids.com
 


Lynn Bertsch - New Teen Adventure Girls Division Head

Posted by Crestwood on November 17, 2016


Crestwood is happy to announce that Lynn Bertsch will be the new Division Head for our Teen Adventure Travel Program for girls entering 6th and 7th grade.
 

 

Lynn has been a valued member of our Crestwood staff for 8 years where she has most recently been one of the most popular Kindergarten girls' Group Leaders.  During the school year, Lynn is a New York State Certified teacher who currently works for the Syosset Central School District.  She previously taught full time at the prestigious Ramaz School in Manhattan.

Lynn has served in many roles within the camping industry.  She has been a camper, a counselor, a group leader and an administrator, working both at sleep away and day camps.  Her son Sam, spent his summers at Crestwood and was a counselor for the Hunter group this past summer.  He is currently a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
 

The Crestwood Teen Adventure Program is an introductory travel program that combines day trips, late nights, and overnights along with two days at camp per week. For more information and itineraries please click here.


Crestwood Travel Reunion & Open House

Posted by Crestwood on November 10, 2016


Missing the Summer?
Come see all your friends and make new ones!
CRESTWOOD WINTER REUNION & OPEN HOUSE
 
WHERE? Bowlmor - 895 Walt Whitman Rd. Melville
 
WHEN? Sunday, December 4, 2016  -  3pm - 6pm
 
WHO?  Chiefs, Senecas, Mohawks, Hopis, Teen Adventure - Time: 3pm-4pm
                    (All are welcome to stay for the duration of the Teen Travel Reunion)
               Teen Travel - Time 4pm - 6pm
 
WHAT? Learn about Crestwood's exciting Travel Program for 6th -11th graders, plus catch up with your friends from the summer.
 
All children in grades 5-11 previously or currently enrolled in Crestwood are welcome.
Feel free to bring friends interested in learning more about Crestwood's programs to this fun event.
 
Please RSVP by 11/21/16 to Kim@crestwoodcamps.com. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office at 631-692-6361.
 
CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!
DON'T MISS THIS FUN EVENT!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fall Fair & Open House 2016

Posted by Crestwood on September 8, 2016

COME TO CRESTWOOD'S FALL OPEN HOUSE

Date: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15th
Time: 11AM - 3PM
Rain Date:  Sunday, Oct. 16th
 
 
Crestwood is having a camp and school Fall Fair & Open House on Saturday, Oct 15th from 11am-3pm.  This event is for any new families interested in finding out more about our programs as well as returning and current school and camp families.  You'll get to enjoy many favorites like bungee trampoline, jumping pillow, ferris wheel, carousel, treetop playground, adventure ropes course, sports, and crafts. Plus there will be a pumpkin patch, snacks, and face painting.  Our school staff will also be here to discuss our Parent/Child, Toddler, Nursery, Pre-K, and Kindergarten Programs.  Please feel free to invite friends to this event who may be interested in joining the Crestwood family.   

If you are planning on attending please RSVP to info@crestwoodcountryday.com or call the office at 631-692-6361.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

News / Blog



Crestwood Cruisers - Spring School Parent & Child

Posted by Crestwood on December 7, 2016



ENROLL FOR OUR SPRING SCHOOL PARENT & CHILD


SPRING PARENT & CHILD SCHOOL PROGRAM  SPACE IS LIMITED

Suggested age :    15 Months -28 Months
Tuesdays  Only:    10:00am-11:30am
Dates:    March 28th-May 9th
Cost:   $240.00 per child
              
Suggested age: 15 Months - 28 Months
Thursdays Only: 12:15-1:30
Dates:       March 23rd- May 4th
Cost:   $240 per child

Activities Include:
Nature, Music, Science Lessons, Crafts, Ferris Wheel, Carousel, Playgrounds, Snacks, and MORE!

We are now accepting applications for our Spring Parent & Child Program. If you are interested please click here to enroll. Space is limited, please call with any questions. 631 692-6361


Division Head News

Posted by Crestwood on December 7, 2016

Robin Ernst, who took a break last summer to be with her newborn twins, will be back this summer as the Division Head for our 3rd & 4th grade girls. Alyse Skoller who was the Division Head last summer for our 3rd & 4th grade girls will now be in charge of our Super Rec (5th grade) and Senior Rec (6th-7th) Girls Groups.  We'd like to tell you a little more about each of them.
           
Alyse Skoller has been a Crestwood staff member for 11 years and has been a Group Leader for 3rd grade girls and 6th grade girls.  Alyse spends the year working at Crestwood Day School as a teacher and has been a member of our Leadership Team, which is made up of our top Group Leaders and meets with us year round planning staff orientation and other Crestwood programs.  Over the years, Alyse has taken on many administrative projects at Crestwood including activity scheduling, trip planning, staff interviewing and training.

Robin Ernst has been a Division Head of our older girls since 2004. Prior to 2004 Robin was a superstar counselor and a Group Leader at Crestwood.  During the school year, she is a Computer Teacher at Great Neck North Middle School, as well as, the Information and Computer Technology Professional Developer at Great Neck’s two alternative high schools. Robin is excited about being back at her "happy place" after taking her first and only summer off to be with her twins.

Alyse and Robin are both looking forward to another amazing summer at Crestwood!


Holiday Chess Camp at Crestwood

Posted by Crestwood on December 1, 2016

CHESS AND INDOOR SPORTS ACTIVITIES CAMP

December 26th – December 30th, 2016   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
at Crestwood Country Day School
313 Round Swamp Road, Melville, NY 11747 


CAMP GROUPS

Beginner: Ages 4 - 6 (learn basic rules)               
Intermediate 1: Ages 4 - 8 (must know basic rules) 
Intermediate 2: Ages 8 -12 (must know basic rules)  
Advanced: Rating below 700  
Tournament 1: Rating between 700 – 1100  
Tournament 2: Rating between 1100 - 1400
Chess star: Special class for rating 1400 & over (limit 10 kids)-Teacher GM John Fedorowicz!


Our chess program will be tailored to the individual camper's playing level and will include fun activities such as solving chess puzzles, learning strategies and basic endgames, plus playing casual and tournament games. Our sports activities will include indoor soccer, indoor basketball, team races, and more.

Our chess teachers will test every child’s chess ability and suggest different levels if needed, while our professional soccer coach will evaluate your child's soccer skills. Student/ teacher ratio will not exceed 12 students per teacher. The head coach of the camp is International Master Milos Scekic, certified coach of USCF United States Chess Federation and FIDE World Chess Federation. He will be supported by other professional chess coaches.


CAMP FEE
1 Day - $120      Pick 3 Days - $315      Full 5 Days - $450

Siblings discount - 10% for 2 kids. Group discount 15% (5 or more) available.
All kids will be provided with a healthy snack and water. Free pizza for lunch!

For more information and to sign up, call 646-667-7276 or
click
www.lichesskids.com
 


Lynn Bertsch - New Teen Adventure Girls Division Head

Posted by Crestwood on November 17, 2016


Crestwood is happy to announce that Lynn Bertsch will be the new Division Head for our Teen Adventure Travel Program for girls entering 6th and 7th grade.
 

 

Lynn has been a valued member of our Crestwood staff for 8 years where she has most recently been one of the most popular Kindergarten girls' Group Leaders.  During the school year, Lynn is a New York State Certified teacher who currently works for the Syosset Central School District.  She previously taught full time at the prestigious Ramaz School in Manhattan.

Lynn has served in many roles within the camping industry.  She has been a camper, a counselor, a group leader and an administrator, working both at sleep away and day camps.  Her son Sam, spent his summers at Crestwood and was a counselor for the Hunter group this past summer.  He is currently a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
 

The Crestwood Teen Adventure Program is an introductory travel program that combines day trips, late nights, and overnights along with two days at camp per week. For more information and itineraries please click here.


Crestwood Travel Reunion & Open House

Posted by Crestwood on November 10, 2016


Missing the Summer?
Come see all your friends and make new ones!
CRESTWOOD WINTER REUNION & OPEN HOUSE
 
WHERE? Bowlmor - 895 Walt Whitman Rd. Melville
 
WHEN? Sunday, December 4, 2016  -  3pm - 6pm
 
WHO?  Chiefs, Senecas, Mohawks, Hopis, Teen Adventure - Time: 3pm-4pm
                    (All are welcome to stay for the duration of the Teen Travel Reunion)
               Teen Travel - Time 4pm - 6pm
 
WHAT? Learn about Crestwood's exciting Travel Program for 6th -11th graders, plus catch up with your friends from the summer.
 
All children in grades 5-11 previously or currently enrolled in Crestwood are welcome.
Feel free to bring friends interested in learning more about Crestwood's programs to this fun event.
 
Please RSVP by 11/21/16 to Kim@crestwoodcamps.com. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office at 631-692-6361.
 
CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!
DON'T MISS THIS FUN EVENT!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fall Fair & Open House 2016

Posted by Crestwood on September 8, 2016

COME TO CRESTWOOD'S FALL OPEN HOUSE

Date: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15th
Time: 11AM - 3PM
Rain Date:  Sunday, Oct. 16th
 
 
Crestwood is having a camp and school Fall Fair & Open House on Saturday, Oct 15th from 11am-3pm.  This event is for any new families interested in finding out more about our programs as well as returning and current school and camp families.  You'll get to enjoy many favorites like bungee trampoline, jumping pillow, ferris wheel, carousel, treetop playground, adventure ropes course, sports, and crafts. Plus there will be a pumpkin patch, snacks, and face painting.  Our school staff will also be here to discuss our Parent/Child, Toddler, Nursery, Pre-K, and Kindergarten Programs.  Please feel free to invite friends to this event who may be interested in joining the Crestwood family.   

If you are planning on attending please RSVP to info@crestwoodcountryday.com or call the office at 631-692-6361.

We look forward to seeing you soon!