Summer Programs

Camp Bundles

Join us for one of our expertly crafted bundles this summer, designed especially for creative kids! Each has been planned to complement the other!
 
Price: $410 / Full Day
Several bundles are $460 as noted
 
*Extended Care available. Please see Day Camp Rates.
*Grades refer to the grade children will be entering in Fall 2022

AM  Photography for Middle Schoolers |  PM  Ceramics

Photography for Middle Schoolers | John Bartlett
June 13-17, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Rising Grades 5-8
Looking for a way to discover the magic of photography? Want to learn how to use a digital SLR camera? We will also discover new ways to use the camera in your phone. We can explore optical illusions, stop-motion, long exposure light drawing and visit a classic darkroom! 

Ceramics | Abby Patterson 
June 13-17, 12-3 p.m.—Rising Grades 5-8
Come and play with clay! This class will explore different clay building techniques—coil pots and relief tiles—there will be something for everyone! We will learn glazing and surface design with cool takeaways to bring home. 


AM  Girls’ Field Hockey |  PM  Classic Fun

Girls’ Field Hockey | Delaware Sharks
June 13-17, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Rising Grades 1-4
Focus on building the fundamental skills for the Lower School player, whether she is new to the sport or is looking to develop her skills for future competition. Emphasis on basic stick skills, defensive techniques and teamwork. Players will also participate in small games and scrimmages. Coached by Delaware Sharks coach Paul Zelenak. 

Classic Fun | Janel Hall
June 13-17, 12-3 p.m.—Rising Grades 1-4
Do you remember summertime fun with classic indoor and outdoor games and crafts? Join us for a week of old-school scavenger hunts, games, arts and crafts and much more! The week will be packed with activities that all will enjoy after a morning of athletic rigor!


AM  Master Artist |  PM  Flowers, Flowers Everywhere

Master Artist | Painting with a Twist 
June 13-17, 8:30-11:30 p.m.—Grades 1-4
Artists will explore the art styles of impressionism, surrealism, pointillism and abstract expressionism. Both daily paintings and crafts will be inspired by the works of Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, Seurat, Kandinsky and others. Art pieces are subject to change since we get “new” artwork options daily.

Flowers, Flowers Everywhere | Lisa Somers
June 13-17, 12-3 p.m.—Rising Grades 1-4
Do you love flowers as much as I do? If so, please join me for a weeklong camp of flower fun. We will be reading and learning all about the different parts of a flower and what makes each one unique. We will even be decorating our own flower pot and then planting different types of flowers in it to take home with us. In addition, we will capture their magnificent colorful beauty by making our own botanical prints.


AM  STEAM Outside Your Door |  PM  Outside The Lines

STEAM Outside Your Door | Nancy Tate 
June 20-24, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades 2-5
Have you ever wished that your classes could be held outside? Join us as we investigate both STEM and STEAM activities under the sun. We will develop our problem solving skills to help our world by exploring and determining a problem, then create solutions to test and retest. Be STEM-Fantastic! Ask, explore, design, take risks, improve and never give up! Activities will include: quick pickle your garden, earthquake-proof a house, moss gardens and more.  

Outside The Lines | Jane Chesson 
June 20-24, 12-3 p.m.—Grades 2-5
Join Lower School art teacher Jane Chesson for an awesome week of artmaking in the Art Studio! Campers will be provided with one-on-one support and guidance to make the artwork of their dreams. Students will have the opportunity to explore varied art mediums including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fibers and digital photography at both introductory and experienced levels. Young artists will work to gain confidence in their creative voice while also benefiting from peer artist support ... and most importantly have fun!


AM  Spectacular Ceramics |  PM  Just Bead it - $460

Spectacular Ceramics | Jane Chesson 
June 20-24, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades 2-5
Join Lower School art teacher Jane Chesson in the Art Studio for a week of all things clay! Beginner artists will be introduced to basic hand building techniques including coil, slab and pinch pot while more experienced artists will be presented with opportunities to take these skills to the next level, creating both functional and sculptural works of art. Lessons will embrace student choice with an emphasis on one-on-one instruction to allow for varied skill and experience levels. Dig in and get your hands dirty while making spectacular ceramics!

Just Bead It | Lisa Somers
June 20-24, 12-3 p.m.—Grades 2-5
Come join the fun of beads. We will be improving our fine motor skills and learning how to design patterns with various types of beads by making word and friendship bracelets. We will be learning the history of beads and how different cultures have used them throughout time. We will also be making unique beads with clay and then stringing them ourselves. Our culminating activity will be creating magical beaded dreamcatchers, which will certainly be treasured for years to come.


AM  Tower Hill Book Clubs |  PM  Basketball Math

Tower Hill Book Clubs | Anna Elliot
June 20-24, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades 3-5  
Looking for a way to finish your summer work with the help of a Tower Hill teacher and the fun of a group project? This camp will let you read your summer reading book and complete the required tasks alongside it with the help of a teacher and fellow students. We will play some games and share our learning along the way!

Basketball Math | Melinda Martin
June 20-24, 12-3 p.m.—Grades 3-5
In this action-packed camp, we’ll be estimating, dribbling, passing, shooting, calculating, graphing and much more! Students will have the opportunity to practice basketball fundamentals, while also putting pencil to paper to sharpen their mathematical minds!


AM   Journaling in Nature |  PM  Fractions for Foodies

Journaling in Nature | Lisa Somers
June 27-July 1, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades 3-5
Would you like to sit and observe nature and then record what you see? Please join me in creating a deep connection to our environment. We will slow down to notice how nature opens our eyes to a new world of wonder. Doing this will also motivate us to value and take care of this precious world. In this camp, we will first design our own personal journals that reflect what we love about nature. We will engage in scavenger hunts, write stories, create poems and sketch things we observe. It is my hope that this camp will help inspire you to create a nature journaling habit in your own daily life.

Fractions for Foodies | Anna Elliot
June 27-July 1, 12-3 p.m.—Grades 3-5
Learning about fractions is both fun and easy when making comparisons with food! Learn about and practice your fraction skills in the real world by working as a pizza maker, cookie baker and more.


AM  Soccer |  PM  Fizz, Bang, Boom, Bot! - $460

Soccer | Soccer Shots
June 27-July 1, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades 1-4
Focus on building the fundamental skills for the Lower School player, whether they are new to the sport or are looking to develop their skills for future competition. Emphasis on basic footwork, defensive techniques and teamwork. Players will also participate in scrimmages. Coached by Soccer Shots’ coach Kevin Schneider

Fizz, Bang, Boom, Bot! | Science Explorers
June 27-July 1, 12-3 p.m.—Grades 1-4
What do you get when you take the physics of motion, add in some electrifying experiments and mix it up with some chemistry? Everyone has a blast! In our half day camp you’ll create your own battery-powered invention, experiment with light and flight, make your own kaleidoscope and experiment with giant floating bubbles.


AM  Harry Potter World |  PM  Harry Potter crafts and Experiments  

Harry Potter World | Anna Elliot
July 11-15, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades 3-5
Come enjoy a fun week where we dive deep into all things Harry Potter! We will take quizzes to figure out our houses, discuss our favorite characters and play Quidditch, along with reading selections from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. 

Harry Potter Crafts and Experiments | Janel Hall
July 11-15, 12-3 p.m.—Grades 3-5
Does your family love Harry Potter books and movies? Then join us for a week of adorable crafting of some Potter magic. Perfect for children in grades 3-5. It is sure to be a delightful combination to keep your Hogwarts entertained all week long. 


AM  Rockstar Readers |  PM  Books for Cooks

Rockstar Readers | Ellen Ellis
July 11-15, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades 3-5
Do you love to read? Or maybe you want to love it more? Then rock it out with Rockstar Readers as we discover new books, explore a different genre each day and strengthen comprehension and fluency skills. This afternoon camp will extend and enhance reading interest and confidence in an engaging, kid-friendly way. Series and picture books, graphic novels, nonfiction, poetry ... our band will visit them all! We’ll offer both social and individual reading experiences as students participate in a book club, chat with a reading partner, enjoy read alouds, write or draw book responses, make personal book choices and have daily teacher conferences. We’ll also learn about honors and awards in children’s literature and make our own “Rockstar Reader Award” selections.

Books for Cooks 1 | Cooking’s Cool
July 11-15, 12-3 p.m.—Grades 3-5 
What do you get when you combine a love of books and a love of cooking? One happy kid! This week Cooking’s Cool presents Books for Cooks, a summer camp that combines children’s literature with the fun and deliciousness of food. Together we will explore children’s classics such as Adam Rubin’s Dragons Love Tacos and then make tiny tacos and Laura Numeroff’s If You Give a Pig a Pancake and make lemon blueberry pancakes. This camp offers a hands-on experience where chefs gain confidence in the kitchen creating delicious dishes, learning about kitchen safety, baking and the fun of food!  

AM  A Week at the Beach |  PM  Summer Art

A Week at the Beach | Ellen Ellis
July 18-22, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades K-2 
While campers won’t actually be on the sand or in the water, we’ll explore beach and ocean life with fiction and nonfiction books, writing, math and craft projects. We’ll splash around with character friends like Swimmy, Hermit Crab and Pout Pout Fish. As we dive in to collect interesting facts about sea turtles, manatees, dolphins, starfish and sharks, we’ll practice reading or listening for information and navigating text features. We’ll boogie board our way to virtual tours in aquariums, then compare what we observe to what we are reading. Our marine math skills will come in handy for goldfish number sentences and a sand cup recipe. Beach buddies will work together to publish our own sea life book. Get your sunscreen and swimsuit ready for Friday’s beach party, where we’ll celebrate and share what we’ve learned!  

Summer Art | Painting with a Twist
July 18-22, 12-3 p.m.—Grades K-2 
Artists will focus on fun in the sun with land, waterscapes, insects and animals. Daily paintings and crafts will follow this fun theme! Art pieces are subject to change since we get “new” artwork options daily.


AM   Author In Me |  PM  Multiplication Math Fun

Author in Me | Jessica McIntyre
July 18-22, 8:30-11:30 p.m.—Grades 4-5
Calling all creative writers! Is writing one of your passions? Do you want to learn more to enhance your writing skills? Authors and illustrators are invited to explore the components of a story, various strategies to engage readers and applications for electronic publishing. By the week’s end, students will have created at least one original book that will be a keepsake to share for years to come. 

Multiplication Math Fun | Anna Elliot
July 18-22, 12- 3 p.m.—Grades 4-5
Learn and practice your multiplication facts and have some fun while doing so! In this camp, we will learn about different ways to show multiplication, ways to memorize your math facts and play some games to sharpen your skills. 


AM  Doll House |  PM  Cooking - $460

The Wooden Dollhouse | Lisa Somers
July 25-29, 8:30-11:30 a.m.—Grades 1-4  
Dollhouses have always been one of the most imaginative toys any child could play with to create lasting childhood memories. What if you could build, design and play with your very own custom dollhouse? Join us to paint and decorate your very own Ikea dollhouse!

Books for Cooks 2 | Cooking’s Cool
July 25-29, 12-3 p.m.—Grades 1-4  
What do you get when you combine a love of books and a love of cooking? One happy kid! This week Cooking’s Cool presents Books for Cooks, a summer camp that combines children’s literature with the fun and deliciousness of food. Together we will explore children’s classics such as Adam Rubin’s Dragons Love Tacos and then make tiny tacos and Laura Numeroff’s If You Give a Pig a Pancake and make lemon blueberry pancakes. This camp offers a hands-on experience where chefs gain confidence in the kitchen creating delicious dishes, learning about kitchen safety, baking and the fun of food!  


AM  Curious George: The Play |  PM  Painting With a Twist - $460

Curious George: The Play | Child Drama Workshops LTD.
July 25-29, 8:30-11:30 p.m.—Grades K-2
Calling all creative writers! Is writing one of your passions? Do you want to learn more to enhance your writing skills? Authors and illustrators are invited to explore the components of a story, various strategies to engage readers and applications for electronic publishing. By the week’s end, students will have created at least one original book that will be a keepsake to share for years to come. 

Camping and Outdoors Art Week | Painting with a Twist
July 25-29, 12- 3 p.m.—Grades K-2
Artists will be creating original pieces of art daily with an emphasis on camping and outdoor fun. They will enjoy tents, sports and bubbles.