Agenda | Next 7 Days

February 9, 2016
  • Valentine's Day of Community Service

    February 9, 2016

    Upper Elementary and Middle School students will assist parent volunteers in assembling 300 lunch bags for TASK.

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February 10, 2016
  • CANCELLED: Parent Ed: Parenting the Elementary Child (Pri/El Parents)

    February 10, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 10:00 am

    Primary and Elementary Parents are encouraged to attend. An opportunity to learn from developmental specialists what the key issues, drive, and sensitivities are for the Elementary aged child and what parenting techniques work best in creating a happy, harmonious home and a highly functioning child and to share with other parents stories, experiences, and challenges in seeking advice from tried and true parenting

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  • Brick Farm Market Lunch

    February 10, 2016

    Week 1: Grilled chicken breast, gluten free mac and cheese, seasonal vegetable (contains dairy) Week 2: Meat loaf (all beef), mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable Week 3: Gluten Free spinach and cheese lasagna, with jersey tomato marinara (contains dairy) Week 4: Roasted turkey breast, baked sweet potato fries, seasonal vegetable

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  • MS Basketball Scrimmage at Waldorf

    February 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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February 11, 2016
February 12, 2016
  • School Closed - Open for Addl Days (I-E) - Faculty In-Service

    February 12, 2016

    Faculty In-Service

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Summer fun for infants through grade four


SummerQuest at Princeton Montessori School is an exciting summer camp experience designed to provide children with an enriching summer — ripe with discovery, creativity and abundant fun both indoors and out. For children aged eight weeks through entering fourth grade, our Infant, Toddler, Primary and Elementary programs offer age-appropriate fun in a safe and caring environment. Sessions begin mid to late June and end in late August. Full-Day and Part-Day options available. Care options available from 7:30 AM through 6:00 PM.

Register by 4/15 for Early Bird Discount
2016 Summer Schedules and Fees

Infant - 8 weeks through 18 months+

Our Infant Center is a beautiful, sunlit, spacious environment that is custom designed for infants, utterly safe, and alive with responsiveness to their explorations. Within this safe harbor, infants enjoy freedom of movement to discover and interact, all the while developing gross motor skills like grasping, reaching, and climbing.

Our teachers are American Montessori Society (AMS) certified Infant and Toddler professionals, with an in-depth understanding of the young child’s needs and development. Daily schedules are tailored for each infant.

Open from 7:30 am – 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Learn more about our Summer Infant Programs

Toddler - 18 months through 3 years

Whether enjoying the beautifully-designed, air-conditioned classrooms, singing, playing in the sandbox, or hearing a story, it’s all summer fun! Each day features stimulating daily activities for toddlers led by Princeton Montessori School’s experienced American Montessori Society (AMS) certified teachers who are developmental specialists.

Our SummerQuest program offers Toddlers an appreciation of the outdoors featuring abundant outdoor play time, frequent nature walks to pick flowers or care for their own garden, and water activities.  The consistent and familiar daily schedule offers your little one a sense of security as they embark on a Summer filled with wonder!

2016 Schedules

Full-Day:  Mon-Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm (3 & 4 full-day options available.  Call for details.)
Part-Day am: 8:30 am-11:00 am – Choose 3-Day (Mon, Tue, Wed) or 5-Day

Part-Day am+Lunch: 8:30 am-12:00 pm – Choose 3-Day (Mon, Tue, Wed) or 5-Day

2016 Sessions: Session A – June 22 to July 8; Session B – July 11 to July 22; Session C – July 25 to August 5; Session D – August 8 to August 18

2016 Schedule and Fees

Primary - 3 through 5 years

This summer, let your child’s imagination run wild with opportunities for fun and exploration centered around this year’s theme, “Bugs and Such!” Your child is sure to enjoy the adventure with sessions that include exciting activities such as art, music, science, cooking, nature as well as guest visits. Fitness activities, outdoor games, splash-fest days and group sports add to the fun.

Sessions are led by Princeton Montessori School’s Early Childhood teachers who are American Montessori Society (AMS) certified. Full-day students participate in swimming lessons once a week at Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center. Allow your child’s creativity to run wild this year with a summer they will remember!

2016 Schedules

Full-Day: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-2:45 pm   Part-Day am: Mon-Fri 8:30-11:15 am
Part-Day AM plus Lunch: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12:15 pm

2016 Sessions: Session E – June 22 to July 8; Session F – July 11 to July 22; Session G – July 25 to August 5; Session H – August 8 to August 18

2016 Schedule and Fees

Elementary - Entering grades 1 – 4

Elementary SummerQuest offers an exciting array of opportunities for children entering grades one through four at Princeton Montessori School’s state-of-the-art facility. Each session is centered around a unique theme that will spark your child’s imagination and curiosity, while learning a specific sport. Learning takes place with hands-on activities, outdoor fun, arts, crafts, field trips, special events, and weekly swimming lessons at the Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center. SummerQuest memories last a lifetime. Whether one session or the entire summer, give your child a summer to remember!

Kitchen Science • Session I - June 22 to July 8

In this session, science meets cooking! Students will conduct science experiments based on recipes. Ever wonder why mold grows on food or what makes bread rise? Students will gain practical knowledge about different states of matter by studying kitchen liquids and solids in recipes, and learn how altering temperatures can affect their desired outcomes.

Session includes weekly swimming instruction at the Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center. Three afternoons per week, children will learn basic tennis skills with Firefly Tennis.

Architecture • Session J - July 11 to 22

Children are fascinated with buildings and how they’re designed and constructed.  In this session, students willlearn all about architecture from the ground up.  They’ll learn about all different kinds of buildings from around the world, plan their own buildings, create models, and get to meet a real architect.   They’ll also use their expertise to design the ideal playground! 

Session includes weekly swimming instruction at the Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center. Three afternoons per week, children will learn the fundamentals of Tae Kwon Do taught by Princeton Martial Arts Center.

Outdoor Literacy and Exploration • Session K - July 25 to Aug 5

Students will experience the basics of outdoor literacy by learning to read a topographical map, using a compass, identifying edible wild plants, and creating a first aid kit to treat poison ivy, sunburn and insect bites. They will also learn to “read” thew woods for signs of birds, amphibians, and mammals while hiking on the school grounds and visiting local nature centers.   

Session includes weekly swimming instruction at the Princeton Health and Wellness Center. Three afternoons per week, children will learn the fundamentals of  lawn sports (badminton, croquet, etc.).

Calling all Insect Tourists & Performers! • Session L - August 8 to 18

Come and learn about the wonder and diversity of insects through the eyes of an artist! Students will submerse themselves into the natural world learning all about insects and their social structures. How do insects work together to complete complex tasks?  Why do insects undergo a physical transformation? While gaining practical knowledge, students will work to make posters, masks and artistic props all to be used in a culminating performance, led by our very own Mr. Mitnick. Artistic expression takes center stage with song-writing, choreography and performance!

Session includes weekly swimming instruction at the Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center. Three afternoons per week, children will enjoy classic outdoor games such as kickball, soccer, and basketball.

2016 Schedule and Fees

What Sets Princeton Montessori Apart

Accredited at the highest level by the American Montessori Society

Led by a dedicated Head of School and engaged Board of Trustees

Staffed by a passionate team of faculty that surpasses the recommended teacher-to-student ratio set by the American Montessori Society (AMS)

Connected to PCTE, a world-renowned Montessori teacher training center as a lab school, ensuring the highest standard of a Montessori education

Set in a beautiful, natural, safe setting with state of the art learning environments

An experienced institution and a model for Montessori learning for nearly 50 years

Attended by healthy, happy, engaged, and connected families who strive to give their children the very best educational and developmental experiences available

Committed to providing the best in Montessori education and 21st Century Learning

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Princeton, New Jersey 08540

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The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.

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