Wolftrap News 

New The last Summer Playdate for Rising Kindergarteners and Rising First Graders will be held Aug. 25, 5-6:30pm, at the school playground.

New Reflections Art Program is seeking submissions for the upcoming school year in all grade levels and across all artistic abilities.  Participation in the program is intended to allow students to explore the arts through the 2016-2017 theme, "What Is Your Story?".  Submissions can be made at the front office during summer office hours with final submission in the fall.  Please see the Reflections page for more information or contact reflections@wolftrappta.org.

New Beulah Safety Initiative.  Alison Gramann and Jeff Anderson are forming a committee to discuss how to work with the Virginia DOT and Fairfax County DOT to improve safety conditions on Beulah Road.  Click here for more information.

Updated: School Supply Kits. Order here during the month of July while supplies last. 

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Amazon Smiles earns money for Wolftrap ES. Learn more


Community News

New 2 popular summer camps relocating to our area!  Design Your Own Restaurant. For kids 7-13. There are a variety of fun, project based activities, including art, cooking, and filming a commercial ad.  Create Your Own Family Cookbook Camp. For ages 9-13. Learn to "think like a chef" by building, personalizing, and balancing flavors and textures of dishes, not just how to follow recipes.

New Jedi Strings Camp. August 22-26 from 8:30am-12pm. This camp is completely free!  For rising 5th and 6th graders, with the chance to learn new techniques, expand playing ability and meet new friends while playing their favorite themes from Star Wars.  Must have at least 1 year experience playing their instrument.  See flyer for details. 

Camp Twin Creeks Special Offers for Wolftrap Families! First offer is half price (and all the funds go to Wolftrap PTA!) for Dream Week session for children 6-9. Dream Week is a one week session for our youngest campers that takes place during the second week of a regular session. It's a great opportunity for campers who aren't ready for the full two weeks. Since the value of the session is $1,400, all you need to do is donate a minimum of $700 to Wolftrap PTA. Second offer is $1,000 off regular tuition on a 2 week session for any new camper interested in Twin Creeks this summer. There are no age restrictions.  For every new camper that enrolls from your school, Camp Twin Creeks will also donate $250 to the Wolftrap PTA.  Check out Camp Twin Creeks and help Wolftrap!

Summer Chess Fun.  Chess Summer Camp will be offered Wednesdays July 6 - August 10.  There is a Beginner/Intermediate Program and Advanced Ladder.  Click here to view the flyer, register online or call or email Greg Acholonu for more information at (410) 212-1780.

Shifting Gears.  All sixth graders at Wolftrap ES attend Kilmer MS.  Need help with the transition?  With this one week summer class, held August 1-5 or August 8-12, you are giving your student the gift of being prepared for 7th grade at Kilmer MS.  Registration is now open. Sign up here.  Also visit the Kilmer PTA website for more information. 

Girls Summer Basketball Camp, Learn More.

Fun Bot Lab Robotics & Media Summer Camp is offering an amazing robotics and movie making camp from June 27 - August 19 from 9am-3pm at two different locations.  Wolftrap students will receive a special $25 discount by using the special code (FBLWOLF16).  See the flyer for session dates and locations and register at funbotlab.com. 

Every Kid in a Park offers free a pass to national lands (national parks, forests, etc), for all fourth graders!  This new initiative by the US Department of Interior just started this fall.  Visit the website and claim your free pass:  https://www.everykidinapark.gov/

Scouting at Wolftrap ES For information about Girl Scouts please check out our site or contact Rachelle Stefanik. For Cub Scouts, please email the Cub Master of Pack 1116. Sign-up information for 2016-2017 scouts available here. Scout meetings often occur at our school.

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