The month of July has been a period of adventure, discovering new global things and bonding at Kampala International School Kampala (KISU) as students took part in the 2019 Summer Camp.
Under the theme: Traveling the world in four weeks; the Summer Camp took place from 1st July to 26th July 2019 with lots of specially curated fun activities for children from age 2 to age 16.
The Summer Camp provided a platform for out bonding camping, creative activities, fun activity program, and fun outdoor activities.
For these services, parents parted with a manageable Shs45, 000 per day, including lunch, for their children to participate.
According to the program, kids between 2 – 8 years enjoyed a kid’s camp while the older ones of 9-16 years enjoyed a sports camp. The day’s activities commenced at 8:00 am to 2:30 pm every weekday.
The Summer Camp provided an educational and leisure activities in a safe, well-supervised environment.
KISU employed qualified teachers, assistant teachers and tutors to ensure the success of the Summer Camps.
Children needed to bring a lunch box with a morning snack, as well as a water bottle and lunch was provided by the school. Water was available to refill their bottles.
The Summer Camp for kids between 2 – 8 years incorporated educational and fun activities, including music, drama, dance, art and craft, Physical Education, cookery, video, bike club, games, swimming and IT.
Supervision was available from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm.
While the Summer Camp for kids between 9-16 years offered a variety of sporting activities ran by expert coaches.
Participants had daily swimming activities in the KISU swimming pool before lunch.
More keen swimmers took advantage of the Swimming Squad sessions that happened earlier at 8:00 am each morning.
The KISU Sports Camp programme included sports like cricket, football, basketball, hockey and rugby.
KISU, established in 1993 with 67 students, has grown steadily over time. It currently accommodates about 600 students representing 60 nationalities.
Its state-of-the-art facilities include four science labs, three computer labs, three music rooms, three performance areas, an indoor gym, outdoor basketball court and a 25 metre eight-lane competition swimming pool.
Others are two libraries, smart boards in most classrooms and a five-acre playing field. It has accreditation status with CIS, NEASC and IBO.
Students participate in an extensive range of extracurricular activities including outdoor education and overseas trips, to diverse destinations such as The UK, France, Italy, Mount Kilimanjaro and a yearly ski trip in Europe.
The holistic education also fosters involvement in community-building activities.