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 (except Mini Camp July 27 - 31)

Extended day camp care available (see Information page)

Pricing by camp session

*Children must be 3 years old by June 1, 2020 and be toilet-trained
 

Special Interest Camps age 3 – rising grade 1

List of 16 items.

  • Builders in Training 

    Calling all inventors, builders, and designers; come and build some awesome creations with us! We will create our own designs and make structures using building blocks, recyclable materials, and many other interesting items. Skills necessary: none! Skills gained: communication, problem solving, reasoning, developing creativity, and team work. 
    Ages: Age 5 - 7
    Dates: June 15-19, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Dino Discovery 

    Do you know which dinosaur was nicknamed “long neck?” Do you know which dinosaur had the biggest head? Join us for a colossal journey into the world of dinosaurs. Build a dinosaur replica and have an archaeological dig just like a real paleontologist. In Dino Discovery, you will have a swamp stomping good time! 
    Ages: Age 3 - 4
    Dates: July 6 - 10, 2020; 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! 
    Ages: Age 3 – 4
    Dates: July 20 - 24, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
  • Head, Shoulders Knees  and Toes 

    S-T-R-E-T-C-H, WIGGLE and MOVE! Get your body moving through movement, fitness, music and yoga. Our games and creative play are designed to strengthen the core muscles, balance and coordination as well as improve gross and fine motor skills. Come on and get moving with us! 
    Ages: Age 3 - 4
    Dates: June 15-19, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
     
  • Jumping Beans

    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! 
    Ages: Age 5 - 7
    Dates: July 20 - 24, 2020; 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 2020! Come meet new classmates and explore the campus in a play-oriented environment.
    Dates: July 27-31, 2020 or Aug. 3-7, 2020;  8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Grade: Rising St. Catherine’s JK students
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructors: Meg Zehmer
     
     
  • 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 27-31, 2020; 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 27 - 31, 2020 or Aug 3 -7, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Tara Seward
     
     
  • Mateys and Mermaids

    Ahoy there! The ocean is calling your name! Dive in with us as we sneak a peek into the world below. We will discover the hidden treasures of the sea through enchanting hands on activities, music, arts, and social skills. Don’t be shark bait and miss this adventure! 
    Ages: Age 5 - 7
    Dates: July 6 - 10, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
  • Mini Med School

    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.
    Ages: Age 3 - 4
    Dates: June 22-26, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
  • Princesses and 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 co-operative games, team building activities, literature, educational enrichment activities, and craft projects to ensure your powers will be supreme. 
    Ages: Age 3 – 4
    Dates: July 13 - 17, 2020; 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 22-26, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee  $250

    Session B:
    June 29-July 2, 2020; 8:45–11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee  $200

    Session C:
    July 6-10, 2020; 8:45–11:45 a.m.  
    Class Fee  $250
    Instructor: Melissa Armstrong
     
     
  • Scientists in Training 

    Take a dash of engineering and a sprinkle of earth science, toss it together with some fun and games, and you have this STEAM-based class. Scientists will explore the different worlds of science through weekly take home creations such as pizza gardens and rockets. Join us for this exciting journey into the world of science. 
    Ages: Age 5 - 7
    Dates: July 13 - 17, 2020; 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 27 - 31, 2020; 12:45-3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Katherine Applewhite
     
  • Summer Safari

    Welcome to the Brilliant Summer Safari, a place filled with animal investigations. This week, your camper will research and present their findings on the animals of the savannah.  Play and learn with art, books, and songs as we create our very own African safari. Let’s go, your Humvee awaits!
    Dates: June 29-July 2, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $160
    Instructors: Brightling Academy
     
  • Wild, Wild West

    Giddy up and gallop on over to the wild, wild west! Gather around the campfire as we tell stories, play games and participate in activities designed to enrich our campers’ fine and gross motor skills, encourage cooperation and social skill strategies! Yee Haw! 
    Ages: Age 5 - 7
    Dates: June 22-26, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars

Young Explorers

Boys & girls age 3 years–rising grade 1*

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

One-week Sessions: June 15 - July 31 (closed July 3 and July 24)

Three-week Sessions:
     Session 1: June 15-July 2 (closed July 3)
     Session 2: July 6-23 (closed July 24)

Half-day and full-day options

Lunch included in full-day sessions (except Mini Camp July 27 - 31)

Extended day camp care available (see Information page)

Pricing by camp session

Young Explorers Three-Week Tuition
AM (8:45 - 11:45 am)                                          $445
PM (12:45 - 3:45 pm)                                          $445
Full Day (8:45 am - 3:45 p.m.) (lunch included)  $880

Young Explorers One-Week Tuition
AM (8:45 - 11:45 am)                                          $200
PM (12:45 - 3:45 pm)                                          $200
Full Day (8:45 am - 3:45 p.m.) (lunch included)  $400

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

 
*Children must be 3 years old by June 1, 2020 and be toilet-trained