Mosaic Camp Review, August 6-17, 2018

Thank you for the support from Kingston Rotary Club, Mulberry Waldorf School, Kingston Mosaic parents and Board of Directors friends and supporters for all the generous donations-it’s because of all of you this camp is made possible! Kingston Mosaic Summer Camp General Schedule: 9-9:45 or 10 – Free play outside (including climbing trees, building structures,…
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PA Day Review, May 2018

Karen Holmes, Lead Teacher Barb Danielewski, Assistant Teacher A beautiful sunny day in May for the last Kingston Mosaic PA-day of the 2017-2018 school year. The children made a lively May-green painting on a large canvas together using rollers, vegetable stamps and brushes. Our circle focused on the way animals wake up, and we experimented…
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PD Day Review, April 13, 2018

Caela Bolton, Lead Teacher Barb Danielewski, Assistant Teacher This PD day we were focused on the current/upcoming season of Spring and we also belated celebrated the holiday of Easter. We had a low key start to our day with free play in the back room where we had drawing, building with blocks, felt board options…
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PD Day Review, February 2, 2018

Theme: Seeds for Spring/Nurturing Life and Living Things/Valentine’s Day Caela Bolton, Lead Teacher Barb Danielewski, Assistant Teacher This PD we were focused on the lead up to Valentine’s Day, but also we addressed the life cycle of plants and how important these months are to prepare the seeds for spring. We started our day in the kitchen…
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PD Day Review, November 24, 2017

At the Kingston Community House at 99 York Street Theme: Gift giving/Holidays Caela Bolton, Lead Teacher Barb Danielewski, Assistant Teacher Our main focus for this PD day camp was the holiday season and especially what it means to give and receive gifts. This was represented through crafts, stories, songs and other activities. The day began in the…
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PD Day Review, October 27, 2017

At the Kingston Community House at 99 York Street Theme: Pumpkins and Light/Halloween Caela Bolton, Lead Teacher Barb Danielewski, Assistant Teacher In fall season and the lead up to Halloween there was quite a focus on pumpkins, Jack o’ lanterns and light (as represented by a lantern) as well as fallen leaves and other natural signs of…
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PD Day Review, September 29, 2017

At the Kingston Community House at 99 York Street Theme: Harvest Time Caela Bolton, Lead Teacher Barb Danielewski, Assistant Teacher At this time of year we strive to have our nature table reflect the transition from Summer to Fall and the harvest season, with pine cones, leaves and harvest vegetables. This time we had our drop

2017-2018 Kingston Mosaic PA Day Programs

Kingston Mosaic is happy to offer Full Day (9am-4pm)  PA Day Programming for the 2017/2018

(Limestone Board) School Year held at the Kingston Community House (99 York Street). 

The first PA day is: Friday, September 29, 2017
Theme:  Harvest Fruits and Vegetables
Gesture:  Courage to Stand in My Own Space
Cycle of the Year: Michaelmas — will forces, standing upright, active shaping, sorting

Caela Bolton, Lead Teacher
Barb Danielewski, Assistant teacher

Curative teacher programming design and consulting: Karen Holmes

The PA Day program dates are Friday: Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Nov. 24 2017 and Feb. 2, April 13, May 18

Wholesome (mainly local and organic) lunch and snacks provided.

***Space is limited. Please sign up well in advance***

To register contact: Email: kingstonmosaic@gmail.com      ///////        phone: 613-547-5871

Mosaic Summer Camp 2017 Week Overview

Monday August 21st

The children spent the morning painting name tags and picture frames outside, playing at the park and becoming comfortable with the other kids and camp leaders in the space. In the afternoon Ayla Fenton, president of the youth sector of the National Farmers Union, came in to teach the kids about ecology and farming and plant some pea shoots. Continue reading

Mosaic Summer Camp, August 21-25, 2017

A message from Kingston Mosaic Camp Instructors 2017:

Elena Heighton: “I am a student at McGill University, going into my final undergraduate year majoring in Psychology and minoring in World Religions. I am hoping to go on to do graduate work in counseling psychology and am interested in alternative therapies such as equine therapy, wilderness therapy and art therapy. I have been working with children, both one on one and in small arts based camps, for about six years now. I love working outdoors, doing arts and crafts, baking, and playing music. I am also interested in agriculture and work part time for a small organic farm. I’m excited to be a part of this camp and am looking forward to watching it grow Continue reading