Mini Jam Tot Camp

1909 W. Byron St.Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: 312-264-0569Email: info@merrymusicmakers.netWebsite: Visit Website Google Map

Embark on a musical adventure tailored just for your little ones at the Merry Music Makers Mini Jam Tot Camp! This engaging drop-off camp, located conveniently in Northcenter at the newly renovated American Theater building on Byron at Lincoln Avenue, promises an unforgettable experience for your 3-5-year-old music enthusiasts.

Camp Highlights:

  • 📚 Storybook Musical Themes: Each day brings a new musical journey inspired by captivating storybooks. Through singing, playing, and dancing, our little campers explore the magic of music.
  • 🌈 Sensory Exploration: Dive into a world of sensory delights with specially crafted sensory bins, providing a hands-on experience that enhances their connection to the music.
  • 🍎 Snack and Potty Breaks: Our campers enjoy essential breaks for snacks and potty time, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

Curriculum Designed by Experts:
Developed by experienced classroom teacher and instructional designer Julie Hochman, our curriculum ensures clear objectives and engaging lesson plans for the 2.5-hour class.

Weekly Themes:

  1. Meet the Instruments: Explore the enchanting world of instrument families. In this unit, Campers learn to differentiate sounds, demonstrate beat, and discover the unique qualities of each instrument family.
  2. Around the World: Travel through diverse musical landscapes as campers learn about different musical styles and instruments from around the globe.
  3. The Science of Sound: Dive into the science of sound in an age-appropriate manner. Explore questions like: How is sound made? Do bigger ears mean better hearing? How do echoes work?
  4. Percussion & Drumming: Unleash the rhythm within! Campers explore various drums, honing their listening skills and translating the beats they hear into their own drumming masterpieces.

Sample Schedule: 

  • 9:00-9:20: Morning centers
  • 9:20- 9:40: Circle Time 
  • 9:40- 10:10: Storybook-inspired musical exploration
  • 10:10-10:30 Snack
  • 10:30-11:20: Whole group theme-related musical activity 
  • 11:20-11:30- get ready to go home

Join us for a harmonious blend of education and fun, where your little ones will build a strong foundation in music while creating lasting memories. Enroll now and let the melody of Merry Music Makers fill your child's summer days! 🎵✨

Mini Jam is a perfect first-time drop-off experience for your little one. Caring instructors will inspire campers' curiosity about the musical world around them! 🎵✨