Age 3 to Gr. 1

Boys & girls age 3 years–rising grade 1*

Special Interest Camps

One-week and three-week sessions
Half-day and full-day options
Lunch included in full-day sessions

Extended day camp care available (see Information page)

Pricing by camp session

*Children must be 3 years old by June 1, 2019 and be toilet-trained
 

Special Interest Camps age 3 – rising grade 1

List of 20 items.

  • Adventures at Sea

    Ahoy, Mateys…let’s set sail on an adventure into the world of mermaids and pirates. Treasure hunts, sandcastle building, and mystical ocean discoveries await our pirates and mermaids. This adventure will dive deep into music, arts, language development, and social skills- just don’t tell the real pirates!
    Grades: Age 3 - 4
    rade 1Dates: June 17-21, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Enchanted Adventures

    Sprinkle some pixie dust and jump on your unicorn, we are heading into the Enchanted Forest! Adventure seekers will spark their creativity as they learn about the secret world of fairies, gnomes, elves, unicorns and all things whimsical. Let your imagination run wild!
    Grades: K-1
    Dates: July 15-19, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
     
  • Fishing Camps (ages 6-8)

    St. Catherine’s and Virginia Outside have teamed up to offer one-week, all-day fishing camps. Students meet in the Maple Avenue parking lot and are transported to various locations in the James River Park System and surrounding wild spaces.
    Ages: 6-8
    Week One: July 15-19, 2019; 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Week Two: July 29-Aug. 2, 2019; 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Week Three: Aug, 12-16, 2019; 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Week Four: Aug.19-23, 2019; 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Class Fee: $425
    Instructors: Virginia Outside Staff
     
  • Green Thumb Club

    Catch an insect, grow a terrarium and save the earth…all while learning about nature and the world around us through exciting expeditions, science and environmental exploration. Our Green Thumb Club will ignite your child’s passion for nature, recycling and learning about the earth through educational activities and science investigations. It’s time to join the Green Thumb Club!
    Grades: K-1
    Dates: July 29-Aug 2, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Infinity and Beyond Camp

    5, 4, 3, 2, 1 blast off to a galaxy far, far away to learn about Earth and the amazing solar system. Discover all things galactic such as comets, planets, shooting stars, rockets and more. Learn about flight, the adventures of space travel, and participate in a rocket launch!
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 1- 5 (closed July 4), 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $180
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Jumping Beans

    Hop, Run and Skip to Jumping Beans!
    S-T-R-E-T-C-H your muscles and get your wiggles out all while learning about a new sport each day. Jumping Beans is great for developing gross motor and fine motor skills in a structured format that builds coordination, balance and confidence.
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 29-Aug 2, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
     
  • Junior Kindergarten, Here We Come

    Hear Ye, Hear Ye, calling all girls entering St. Catherine’s Junior Kindergarten in the fall 2018! Come meet new classmates and explore the campus in a play-oriented environment.
    Dates: July 29-Aug. 2, 2019;  8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Grade: Rising St. Catherine’s JK students
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructors: Sara Waechter and Mandy Jernigan
  • Kick Start to First Grade

    Fun-filled activities to help practice and review math, reading and study skills in preparation for the upcoming school year. You do not have to be a St. Catherine’s student to attend this class.
    Grade: Rising grade 1
    Dates: July 29-Aug. 2, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: James Tullner
  • Kindergarten, Here We Come

    Let your child experience the St. Catherine's kindergarten environment while she becomes familiar with the campus and some of the kindergarten routines. We will read some great stories and make crafts using kindergarten materials. The girls will also be introduced to classroom iPads and make a book using Book Creator. We will help your daughter get excited about starting kindergarten!
    Grade: Rising St. Catherine’s kindergarten girls
    Dates: July 29 - Aug. 2, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.;
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Tara Seward
     
     
  • Latin Ballet of Virginia Day Camp

    Discover dance while connecting various dance forms to Latin language and culture. Each camp includes classes in Latin dance, ballet, modern and hip-hop. Dance history, drums and percussion, arts, crafts and much more will also be explored. This unique program is taught by professional dancers and musicians who have years of performance and teaching experience to share with students. Each session culminates with a final student performance, based on international legends and myths.
    Ages: 5-14
    Half day: June 10-14, 2019; 9 a.m.-noon
    Class Fee: $250
    Full day: June 10-14, 2019; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Class Fee: $350
  • Mini Med School, Age 3-rising grade 1

    Is there a doctor in camp?  Join us this summer as we bring Mini Med School to camp! Our little doctors will use stuffed animal patients to take blood pressure readings, give “stitches,” put on a cast and make their own first aid kit, all while learning lots about what doctors, dentists, EMTs and other medical professionals do on a daily basis. Join us in this fun filled camp.
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 15-19, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Mini Med School, Grades: JK-1

    Is there a doctor in camp?  Join us this summer as we bring Mini Med School to camp! Our little doctors will use stuffed animal patients to take blood pressure readings, give “stitches,” put on a cast and make their own first aid kit, all while learning lots about what doctors, dentists, EMTs and other medical professionals do
    on a daily basis. Join us in this fun filled camp.
    Grades: K-1
    Dates: July 1- 5 (closed July 4), 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $180
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Out of This World

    5, 4, 3, 2, 1 blast off to a galaxy far, far away to learn about Earth and the amazing solar system. Discover all things galactic such as comets, planets, shooting stars, rockets and more. Learn about flight, the adventures of space travel, and
    participate in a rocket launch!
    Grades: K-1
    Dates: June 17 - 21, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Princess & Superheroes

    Do you have what it takes to save the world? Do you have the sparkle to rule the world? Train to be the superhero or princess you were meant to be! Save the world from evil-doers everywhere in this interactive and high energy camp. The
    training combines cooperative games, team building activities, literature, educational enrichment activities, and craft projects to ensure your powers will be supreme.
    Ages:  3-4
    Dates: June 24-28, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Ready Readers

    Experience literature while engaging in language art activities that focus on phonemic awareness, comprehension skills and decoding.
    Grades: Rising kindergarten–grade 1
    Session A: June 17-21, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Session B:June 24-28, 2019; 8:45–11:45 a.m.
    Session C:July 8-12, 2019; 8:45–11:45 a.m.  
    Class Fee  $250
    Instructor: Melissa Armstrong
     
     
  • Rock and Roll Club

    We are looking for the next rock and roll star this summer! We will jam out with handmade instruments, learn hip songs and dance the camp away. Your rocking scholars will build their social skills, gross motor and fine motor skills. We will show off our moves at a final performance!
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 8-12, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
     
  • Rockets, Planes, and Flying Things

    Watch it soar, see it glide, come take a ride with rockets, planes and flying things! We will build flying machines, test gliders and soar to the moon through art, stories and lots of play! Our adventures will sharpen your imagination, kick start your motor skills and ignite a passion for flying!
    Grades: K-1
    Dates: June 24-28, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • S’more than Camping

    Hi-ho, Hi-ho it’s off to camping we go! Gather around our campfire to hear tall tales, learn about nature and of course make s’mores! We will have a nature scavenger hunt, make
    firefly jars, learn about constellations and s’much more!
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 22-26, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Singapore Math

    This class is designed to provide the foundation to Singapore Math through hands on activities and application of skills to problem solving. Only for students new to St. Catherine’s Lower School.
    Grades: Only New students to St. Catherine’s in rising grades 1-4
    Dates: July 29-Aug. 2, 2019; 12:45-3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Katherine Applewhite
     
  • Tales and Treats

    Tales and Treats cooks up the perfect recipe of books, games, music and cooking. We will blend early literacy skills and pair them with social skills such as following directions and turn taking. Tales and Treats will make a tasty camp memory for your little scholar.
    Grades: K-1
    Dates: July 22-26, 2019; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     

Young Explorers

Boys & girls age 3 years–rising grade 1*

At Young Explorers Camp, younger children have a brilliant summer experiencing language arts, STEM, arts, music, woodworking, puppetry, creative movement, outdoor play and swimming—all with certified teachers and the fantastic resources of the St. Catherine’s campus.

Young Explorers provides building blocks in engineering, as well as the freedom to explore, create and just have lots of fun in the sun.

One-week Sessions: June 17 - August 2

Three-week Sessions:
     Session 1: June 17-July 5 (closed July 4)
     Session 2: July 8-25 (closed July 25)

Half-day and full-day options

Lunch included in full-day sessions

Extended day camp care available (see Information page)

Pricing by camp session

Young Explorers Three-Week Tuition
(8:45 – 11:45 am)                    $445
(12:45 – 3:45 pm)                    $445
Full Day (lunch included)         $880

Young Explorers One-Week Tuition
(8:45 – 11:45 am)                    $200
(12:45 – 3:45 pm)                    $200
Full Day (lunch included)        $400

Violin, Piano and Flute Classes
Half-hour lessons in violin, piano or flute ?are offered as a complement to the Three-week Young Explorers program. Students must be 4½ years old to participate.
Violin lessons are at 8:15 a.m. or 11:45 a.m. daily. Piano & Flute lessons are at 11:45 a.m. daily. Cost: $70

 
*Children must be 3 years old by June 1, 2019 and be toilet-trained