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, 2018 and be toilet-trained
 

Special Interest Camps age 3 – rising grade 1

List of 18 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-rising grade 1
    Dates: June 25 -29, 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Edible Essentials

    This is the camp for a beginner chef to get a start on making basic recipes that will serve throughout a lifetime. Recipes made in this class are so kid friendly your camper will feel confident about making them at home. A sampling of items on the menu: omelets, quesadillas, mac-n-cheese, pasta, brownie sundaes and ice cream
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 23-27, 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $280
    Instructors: Edible Education
     
  • Enchanted Adventures

    Sprinkle some pixie dust and jump on your unicorn, we are heading into the Enchanted Forest!  This camp is filled with imagination building experiences and fun!  Campers will spark their creativity as they learn about the secret world of fairies, gnomes, elves, unicorns and all things imaginary.
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: June 18 -22, 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

    Get your body moving with active songs, processed art, learning games and creative play all designed to strengthen the core muscles and motor planning skills used for fine motor skills. Children will learn correct number and letter formation,pencil grip and scissor skills as we use or Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes! We will explore fun,hands-on techniques to help your child grip the pencil correctly and control fine-motor muscles effectively through a variety of multisensory activities.
    Grades: Ages 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 23-27, 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
  • Jumping Beans

    Hop, Run and Skip to Jumping Beans! S-T-R-E-T-C-H your muscles and get your giggles out 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 30-Aug. 3, 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 30-Aug. 3,  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 30-Aug. 3, 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: James Tullner
  • Kindergarten, Here We Come

    Hear Ye, Hear Ye, calling all girls entering St. Catherine’s kindergarten in the fall 2018! Come meet new classmates and explore the campus in a play-oriented environment.
    Grade: Rising St. Catherine’s Kindergarten students
    Session A: July 23-27, 8:45-11:45 a.m.; 
    Session B: July 30-Aug. 3, 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 11 -15, 9 a.m.-noon
    Class Fee: $250
    Full day: June 11 - 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Class Fee: $350
  • Princess & Superheroes

    Do you have what it takes to save the world? Do you have the sparkle to rein the world? Come and train to be the superheroes or princesses you were meant to be! Save the world from evil-doers everywhere in this interactive and high-energy camp. Training combines cooperative games, team building activities, literature and much more.
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: June 25-29 , 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 18-22, 8:45-11:45 a.m.; 
    Session B: June 25 - 29, 8:45–11:45 a.m.; 
    Session C: July 2 - 6, 8:45–11:45 a.m.  (no camp July 4)  
    Class Fee  $250
    Instructor: Melissa Armstrong
     
  • Rock & 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. Rocking scholars will build social skills, gross motor and fine motor skills. We will have a final performance to show off our moves.
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 2-6, 8:45-11:45 a.m.  (no camp July 4)
    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: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 9-13, 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. Designed for students new to St. Catherine’s Lower School.
    Grades: New students to St. Catherine’s in rising grades 1-4
    Dates: July 30-Aug. 3, 12:45-3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: $250
     
  • World Travelers

    Grab your passport because we are going to take a journey around the world! Visit a new country each day through literature, games, art activities, geography and history.  Discover the thrills of travel without leaving the comfort of summer camp.
    Grades: Age 3-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 16-20, 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Yoga Camp: Blast into Outer Space

    Get ready for the most fun you’ve ever had doing yoga! We will use music, games crafts as well as other tools and activities to help the children focus their minds and stretch their bodies all while having loads of fun!  Your little yogi will go on adventures, explore different worlds and learn about how to build and maintain a yoga and meditation practice.
    Grades: Age 4-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 23-27, 12:45-3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Marshie Boswell
     
  • Yoga Camp: Explore the Jungle

    Get ready for the most fun you’ve ever had doing yoga! We will use music, games crafts as well as other tools and activities to help the children focus their minds and stretch their bodies all while having loads of fun. Your little yogi will go on adventures, explore different worlds and learn about how to build and maintain a yoga and meditation practice.
    Grades: Age 4-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 9-16, 12:45-3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Marshie Boswell
     
  • Yoga Camp: Mindfulness for Superheroes

    Get ready for the most fun you’ve ever had doing yoga! We will use music, games crafts as well as other tools and activities to help the children focus their minds and stretch their bodies all while having loads of fun. Your little yogi will go on adventures, explore different worlds and learn about how to build and maintain a yoga and meditation practice.
    Grades: Age 4-rising grade 1
    Dates: July 16-20, 12:45-3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Marshie Boswell
     

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 18 - August 3

Three-week Sessions:
     Session 1: June 18-July 6 (closed July 4)
     Session 2: July 9-26 (closed July 27)

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, 2018 and be toilet-trained