Whitby School Early Childhood

Summer Programs
(Ages 18 months - 5 years)

 Whitby's experienced Montessori teachers encourage independence and nurture each child's innate desire to learn through our specialized summer camps. Campers are accompanied by two trained teachers and one teaching assistant within each group.

Sessions Run:

Sessions run weeks of June 22, June 29, July 6, and July 13.
You must participate in all four weeks of camp.


Programs are designed for children 18 months through 5 years.


Half day session runs 9:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.


All four weeks: $1860

Stepping Stones
(18 months-3 years)

The Stepping Stones program offers an orientation for new students entering in the Fall, as well as encouraging continual growth and learning for returning children.  The summer is an ideal time for children to experience the Montessori environment. Children will have fun exploring nature through their senses, playing outdoors, enjoying water play and participating in art and language activities.  The Stepping Stones program offers your child the opportunity to play and work in a prepared Montessori environment.

Stepping Stones Camp Requirements
Consecutive three-week commitment is highly recommended. Children must be at least 18 months old by June 1, 2020. Open only to Whitby families.



Transition to Primary
(Ages 3-4)

The Transition to Primary program is specifically designed to introduce three-year old children to the structure and routine of the Primary Program in a relaxed atmosphere.  Transition to Primary captures the essence of summer fun and learning through nature studies, literature, science activities, water play, creative movement/dance, music, song, arts and crafts. Children are given the freedom to choose from a wide range of individual and group activities, while developing friendships and learning to become responsible members of the community.

Transition to Primary Camp Requirements
Consecutive three-week commitment is highly recommended. 
Open only to Whitby families.


Grow with Primary
(Ages 4-5)

This program for young children incorporates activities throughout the morning to accommodate and appeal to their budding curiosity. Our experienced Montessori teachers encourage independence, respect for others and the environment, and nurture each child’s innate desire to learn and grow. Throughout the program, children will discover nature as they engage in many different hands-on activities. They will also participate in story time with corresponding art and cooking projects, which will allow for concrete and exciting learning. In addition, there will be time each day for playing outdoors, participating in group games, laughing, dancing, singing, storytelling and observing the world.

Grow with Primary Camp Requirements
Consecutive three-week commitment is highly recommended.
Open to Whitby and non-Whitby families.