Hello RISE Camp families!

We are so glad to have you back this summer.  We will post news updates on this page that will keep you up-to-speed with the fun at RISE Camp 2020!

 

Summer 2020 Update

Summer 2020 Update

Updated: June 12, 2020: Moses Brown Summer Camp guidelines can be found at here. RI Department of Health Safe Operations of Summer Camps During the COVID-19 Emergency information website: https://www.reopeningri.com/resource_pdfs/RIDOH-summer-camp-regulations.pdf The RI Department of Human Services (DHS) recognizes the difficulties associated with these unprecedented times. DHS hopes these resources will support families with talking to...

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Upper and Lower RISE Drop-Off Instructions, Summer 2020

RISE 2020

Dear Lower and Upper Camp families, Please find below pertinent details regarding drop-off and pick-up for this camp season. Please watch the following video for instructions on drop-off. In an effort to keep the drop-off process efficient, there will be 2 to 3 staff members carrying out the COVID- 19 screening seen in the video....

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Weekly Note from the Director- Week One

RISE 2020

This week marked the start of the 58th summer of RISE Camp.  As always, we welcomed campers with open arms, and this time, with face masks too!  The face masks are a part of the many new policies that we have adopted (i.e. stable groups, safety masks, drop-off and pick-up, etc.).  Nevertheless, we have kept...

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Upper Camp Note- Week One

RISE 2020

Welcome to RISE Upper Camp 2020! We are so happy to have our campers back for another fun filled summer! As Week 1 comes to a close, campers have worked all week on a variety of projects, such as tie-dye shirts, duct tape accessories, and designing their own frisbees.  Some have also had the chance...

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Lower Camp Note- Week One

RISE 2020

Welcome to RISE Lower Camp! Week 1 in RISE Lower Camp has been filled to the brim with smiles and joy, and all of us are happy to finally be back on campus together. This week’s theme was friendship, and campers spent time learning how to make colorful friendship bracelets, creating handmade friendship wreaths, and...

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Early RISErs Note- Week One

RISE 2020

We have officially leaped into our first week of camp! This summer our friends will go through the day in their stable groups as frogs, tadpoles or toads. This week we had frogs and toads! Our groups started the week getting to know friends, new and old, by designing their own signs for their room. We used ‘everything under the kitchen...

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Early RISErs Midweek Update- Week 2

RISE 2020

Dear Early RISErs families, We have sprung into our second week of camp! This week our stable groups, the frogs, toads, and tadpoles are learning all about creepy crawly critters.  We read books, big and small, like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Good News Bees, and Tuliptrees. We practiced our continuing while making our very...

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Lower Camp Midweek Update- Week 2

RISE 2020

Welcome back to Week 2 of RISE Lower Camp!  This week’s theme is design challenge, so campers are working together to make their own marble run, create structures that can hold up cans of beans (Purple Room campers even stacked buckets of markers, pencils, and more on top of theirs!), and construct the fastest paper...

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Upper Camp Midweek Update- Week 2

RISE 2020

Hello Upper Camp families, Week 2 in Upper Camp is off to a great start, and we have plenty of fun ahead this week!    Whether they are preparing a news broadcast, playing four square, or designing a tent, upper campers are making the most of their RISE Camp experience. Looking ahead to Friday, we have...

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Weekly Note from the Director- Week 2

RISE 2020

Dear RISE Camp families, It was our pleasure to welcome back campers and greet new campers that joined us this week.  As you can see in the posts for each division, campers have been actively engaged in a wide variety of projects, games, enrichment activities, and more! It is special to see the effort the...

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Upper Camp Weekly Note- Week 2

RISE 2020

Hello Upper Camp Families, This has been another exciting week at RISE Camp!  Campers have been putting all their effort into their courses, whether it’s designing and building a parachute, trying a new sport, or making an intricate friendship bracelet (a RISE camp staple).  Here’s a look at how the parachutes fared- Parachute Drop- HB...

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Lower Camp Weekly Note- Week 2

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Happy Friday Lower Camp families! As the theme of Week Two is “design challenge”, campers have channeled their creativity towards many fun activities and projects. Using an array of materials, they have constructed marble runs, made paper airplanes, and built structures that could hold up multiple cans of beans at a time. On Thursday, campers...

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Early RISErs Weekly Note- Week 2

RISE 2020

We have hopped through our second week of camp! This week our friends went through the day in their stable groups as frogs, tadpoles, or toads.  Our theme for the week was Creepy Crawly Critters. During circle time, we explored books that helped us learn all about crawly critters like The Grouchy Ladybug and The...

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Upper Camp Midweek Update- Week 3

RISE 2020

Hello Upper Camp Families, It is crazy to think we are half way through the camp season! Our campers are continuing to work hard and have tons of fun in their courses.  So far this week, some campers are learning all about set design, while others have been busy making colorful, fluffy slime.  We have...

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Lower Camp Midweek Update- Week 3

RISE 2020

It’s talent show week in Lower Camp!  Lower Camp groups have planned and have started to rehearse their acts for this year’s show.  The big event will take place on Friday, and campers will perform solo and group acts for their friends and counselors. The acts include juggling, the Paw Patrol theme song, stand up...

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Early RISErs Midweek Update- Week 3

RISE 2020

This week, our stable groups, the frogs, toads, and tadpoles have been diving deep Under the Sea!  We started our week making beach murals to hang in our rooms.  We used glitter for sand, tissue paper for sea glass, feathers, real sea shells, and more! During circle time, we shared different animals or critters we...

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Weekly Note from the Director- Week 3

RISE 2020

Good afternoon RISE Camp families, Although it feels like autumn outside, the summer vibe is still going strong at RISE Camp.  It was wonderful to welcome families back this week, and as you will see on our RISE Camp News site, your campers were as active as ever! Today we celebrated our second theme of...

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Upper Camp Weekly Note- Week 3

RISE 2020

Hello Upper Camp Families, We have seen so many amazing projects completed throughout this week!  While some campers focused on the engineering and design process of building an egg drop contraption, some filmed scenes for future RISE Rev productions, and some even found time to play their favorite card games (i.e. Magic The Gathering, Uno,...

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Lower Camp Weekly Note- Week 3

RISE 2020

The talent show was a huge success! Each group performed their own team song with individual/small group acts to follow. Yellow Room performed a dance to “Kung Fu Fighting”, Red Room did the “Macarena”, Blue Room danced to “YMCA” (but instead spelled out B-L-U-E!), and Purple Room created their own sunflower costumes for their performance...

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Early RISErs Weekly Note- Week 3

RISE 2020

In the blink of an eye, it is the end of week three! This week, our friends went through the day in their stables groups as frogs, tadpoles, or toads, and our theme was Under the Sea. In arts and crafts, we started our week making Under the Sea murals. On Wednesday, we learned all...

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Lower Camp Talent Show 2020

RISE 2020

Hello Lower Camp families, Please find below the link for the recording of the Lower Camp Talent Show- Best, Jerrett Wilson RISE Camp Director

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Midweek Note from the Director- Week 4

RISE 2020

Dear RISE Camp families, After two days of heat, we welcomed back the clouds this morning.  Even with the clouds, we remind campers and staff to continue drinking water throughout the day.  There are a lot of exciting things to do, and we all need to be hydrated to enjoy them! As you will see...

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Upper Camp Midweek Update- Week 4

RISE 2020

Hello Upper Camp Families, Week 4 has been a warm one so far, but nevertheless, campers are still having fun and working hard. We have seen many rounds of “Drip. Drip, Drop” being played to stay cool in the heat! With less than two weeks of the RISE camp season to go, RISE productions have...

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Lower Camp Midweek Update- Week 4

RISE 2020

Hello Lower Camp families, This week is treasure hunt week in Lower Camp! On Monday, the campers made signs for their rooms, and they developed a motto and a chant that they shared with the other rooms.  On Tuesday, they went on a hunt for clues and puzzle pieces, and they all found their reward-...

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Early RISErs Midweek Update- Week 4

RISE 2020

This week at Early RISErs our stable groups the frogs, toads, and tadpoles have been cruising through week 4 learning all about Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.  As always, we started our week by getting to know friends through artwork for our rooms. This week, we explored all types of vehicles from trucks to sports cars...

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Weekly Note from the Director- Week 4

RISE 2020

Good afternoon RISE Camp families, Happy Sports Day to everyone!  Today’s theme was quite the hit, with campers and staff showing their camp spirit with their hats, jerseys, and t-shirts.  The Celtics, Patriots, Bruins, and Red Sox are as popular as ever, and there were plenty of other teams that campers showed off today. Upper...

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Upper Camp Weekly Update- Week 4

RISE 2020

Hello Upper Camp Families, Today was a jammed packed day for Upper Camp! Today’s theme day was Sports Day, and lots of campers and counselors showed off their favorite sport or sports team. Along with this, campers have been continuing to create awesome projects such as splatter paintings and even a chalk and cardboard house...

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Lower Camp Weekly Update- Week 4

RISE 2020

Hello Lower Camp families, We wrapped up Week 4 with a cooler day and a that we all enjoyed.  The first part of the week was full of intrigue and excitement as campers solved clues in this summer’s treasure hunt. They answered questions about their counselors’ special talents, solved puzzles, had fun with mad lib,...

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Early RISErs Weekly Note- Week 4

RISE 2020

Hello Early RISErs families, Faster than planes can fly, it is the end of week four!  This week our friends went through the day in their stables groups as frogs, tadpoles, or toads.  Our theme for the week was Planes, Trains, and Automobiles! During circle time, we explored books that helped us learn all about...

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Midweek Note from the Director- Week 5

RISE 2020

Dear RISE Camp families, It’s been a hot week and our RISE Camp staff are working hard to keep campers cool and active.  As you will see on the RISE Camp News site, this week has been eventful in every division. Please also remember that you can follow us on our Instagram account @mbrisecamp and...

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Upper Camp Midweek Update-Week 5

RISE 2020

Hello RISE Camp Families, It is hard to believe, but we are halfway through the last week of RISE Camp 2020! Even with the hot weather, our campers have been in great spirits and are enjoying their last few days of camp. Some campers are wrapping up projects that they have been working on throughout...

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Lower Camp Midweek Update- Week 5

RISE 2020

Dear Lower Camp families, Welcome to the final week of RISE Lower Camp! This week’s challenge is lego design, and each day, campers have time to explore and create anything they can imagine with their own set of lego.  So far, some of the creations have included dream houses, boats, and even their own lego...

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Early RISErs Midweek Update- Week 5

RISE 2020

Hello Early RISErs families, This week, our stable groups the frogs, toads, and tadpoles have been roaring through Jungle Animal week. As always, we started by getting to know friends by making artwork for our rooms.  On Monday, we started our friendship trees, and each camper got to design their own leaf and add it...

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Note from the Director- Week 5

RISE 2020

Dear RISE Camp families, This summer was truly remarkable in that we were able to offer our program to our community during such a challenging time.  We started this camp season with great enthusiasm that carried on week after week, and it has been a pleasure to see campers energetically exploring their many interests in...

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Upper Camp Weekly Update- Week 5

RISE 2020

Hello RISE Camp Families, We have made it to the last day of RISE Camp 2020! We are so blown away with all the projects, activities, and productions our campers and counselors worked on all summer long! From news shows, to science experiments, to endless sports games, our campers accomplished so much over these past...

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Lower Camp Weekly Update- Week 5

RISE 2020

Dear Lower Camp families, Today is the last day of camp, and although we are sad that it has to end, we have loved every single part of the past 5 weeks! The theme for this week was lego design, and each camper has had access to their own set of legos, and they  have...

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Early RISErs Weekly Update- Week 5

RISE 2020

Dear Early RISErs families, Our animal safari has come to an end as we wrap up week 5 of camp.  This week our friends went through the day in their stables groups as frogs, tadpoles, or toads, and our theme for the week was Jungle Animals! During Circle time, we explored books that helped us...

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