Special Interest Camps

Boys & girls age 3 years–grade 12
Special Interest Camps cover everything under the summer sun. Take a deep dive into a topic you are really into and maximize your skills. Increase your STEAM expertise from App and Game Design to Drone Building. Get a step up in academics from “Kick Start to Fourth Grade” to “Writing the College Application Essay.” Pump up your sports skills in the top-notch St. Catherine’s facilities or along the James River for outdoor action. Master practical skills with courses like “Babysitter Certification,” “Drivers Ed,” and a variety of culinary courses.

All one-week sessions
Half-day and full-day options*
Extended day camp care available (see Information page)

*Half day Special Interest Camps can be combined with Design Your Day Camps in the afternoon to create a full-day experience (lunch included).

Pricing by camp session

Deep dive into subjects of focused interest.


Special Interest Camps age 3 – rising grade 1

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  • 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

Special Interest Camps for Rising Grades 2 – 3

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  • American Girl Doll Camp

    Join us for an all American adventure as we learn about the crafts, recipes and fashions that the American Girl Dolls and their friends experienced during their historical eras. Participants should plan to bring a doll each day. There will be time to create jewelry for each doll and, of course, the dolls will want to participate in the tea party that will take place on Friday. Learn, play, fashion and socialize with friends and their American Girl Dolls!
    Grades: Rising  2-3
    Dates: June 22 - 26, 2020 or July 6 -10, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Sarabeth Kawugule
     
  • Creative Coding

    The mission is simple – teach students to enjoy all things coding and web. Our staff of professional programmers and educators deliver clear, entertaining instruction to ensure students have fun while learning complex coding skills. Students learn to build basic web pages, animations and simple games – and are encouraged to share their experiences when they get home!
    Grades: 2-3
    Dates: June 15 - 19; 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.  or July 6 - 10; 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $200
    Instructors: Code Emoji
     
     
     
  • Ed Sherod's Co-ed Basketball Camp

    Come work with Coach Sherod in a fun camp environment to improve your overall basketball skills while having fun with an amazing coaching staff!
    Lead Instructor: Ed Sherod
    Grades: Rising grades 3-9
    Dates: Aug. 3 - 7, 2020
    Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. -- Kenny Center
    Fee: $250
     
     
  • Ed Sherod's Co-ed Basketball Camp - Early Summer

    Work with Coach Ed Sherod and other members of the Saints coaching staff to improve in all aspects of the game; shooting, ball handling, passing, rebounding, defense and offense. You will improve as a player and have fun! The camp will be held at St. Catherine's Kenny Center.
    Lead Instructor: Ed Sherod
    Dates:
     June 8 - 12, 2020
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Class Fee: $175
     
     
  • 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 13-17, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Week Two: July 27-31, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Week Three: Aug, 3-7, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Week Four: Aug.10-14, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Week Five: Aug.17-21, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Class Fee: $425
    Instructors: Virginia Outside Staff
     
  • Food Around the World

    All Aboard the SS Edible Education as we set sail on our culinary tour of the world! We will drop anchor in the ports of Jamaica, China, France, South Africa, and Mexico. Campers will get to prepare foods from these awesome cruise destinations and learn a little about the different cultures as well. Sample Menu: Spring Rolls, Pico de Gallo, Banana Bread, and Crepes.
    Dates: July 13-17, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructors: Edible Education
     
  • Food of the USA

    Road Trip! Edible Education is taking a culinary tour of some of the best food stops in the USA. Our taste buds will be stopping in New England, New Orleans, San Francisco, Tennessee, and Texas, so don’t miss out on our grand food adventure! Sample Menu: Tennessee BBQ, Clam Chowder, and Baked Vegan Blueberry Doughnuts.
    Dates: June 29 - July 2, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $200
    Instructors: Edible Education
     
     
  • Joni Jam Dance Camp

    Discover the art of dance! This unique program is taught by St. Catherine's Dance Instructors 
    Grades 2 -6  
    Half day: June 8-12, 2020; 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Full day: June 8-12, 2020; 8:45 a.m - 3:45 p.m. (please pack a lunch)
    Class Fee: $400
     
  • Kick Start to Second Grade

    Fun-filled activities to help practice and review math, reading and study skills in preparation for the upcoming school year.
    Grade: Rising 2
    Dates: July 27-31, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructor: Katie Crook
     
  • Mindful Fitness Club 

    Need a little mindful exercise in your life? Get moving as fast as you can for a camp full of fitness, fun and mindfulness! We will play games, have spirited team challenges and participate in activities to create a mindful state. Participants will receive daily mindfulness badges. 
    Grades: 2-3
    Dates: July 20 - 24, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
  • Mystical Creature Adventures 

    Lochness Monster, Big Foot, Greek Gods and mystical creatures…did we get your attention? We are going to fill your days with discoveries about these legendary creatures. Not only will you have fun, but you will broaden your creative mind and gain critical reasoning skills. This is one adventure you will not want to miss! 
    Grades: 2-3
    Dates: July 13 - 17, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructors: Little Scholars
  • Ready, Set, Tinker!

    Research, explore, tinker, repeat! Whether it’s with recyclable materials or codable robots, we will design and create challenging builds. Your Tinkerer will use engineering, literature, and technology to problem solve and innovate. Let's get ready to tinker!
    Dates: June 22-26, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $200
    Instructors: Brightling Academy
     
  • 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
     

Special Interest Camps: Grades 4-6

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  • Babysitter Certification

    Become a certified babysitter while learning how to care for infants and children, create a safe environment, make good decisions, solve problems and handle emergencies.
    Grades: Rising 6-8
    Dates: July 27-29 (M-W), 2020; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Class Fee: $160
    Instructor: Tara DiGiacomo
     
     
  • Brilliant Summer Detective Agency

    Calling all amateur detectives!  Come develop new crime investigation skills and learn forensic science techniques like ink chromatography, shoe prints, trace evidence identification, and more.  Extract DNA and identify the crook based on DNA fingerprints. Fine-tune your problem-solving and critical thinking ability as you decipher clues and process crime scene evidence.  Put your sleuthing expertise to the test to solve mock crimes around campus.
    Grades: Rising grades 4 - 6
    Dates: June 15-19, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee  $250
    Instructor: Jennifer Harper
     
  • Code It!

    If you love everything games, computers and the web, Code It! is the program for you! Learn programming terms, wireframing, HTML, CSS and JS basics. Then, put your knowledge to use as you build your own personal website! Plus, we’ll provide follow-up instructions for the students (and parents) so they can continue learning and improving their website at home.
    Grades: 4-6
    Dates: June 22 - 26, 2020; 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $200
    Instructors: Code Emoji
     
  • Ed Sherod Co-ed Basketball Camp

    Come work with Coach Sherod in a fun camp environment to improve your overall basketball skills while having fun with an amazing coaching staff!
    Lead Instructor: Ed Sherod
    Dates: August 3 -7, 2020
    Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. -- Kenny Center
    Fee: $250
    Register online under "2020 Sports Camps"
     
  • Ed Sherod's Co-ed Basketball Camp - Early Summer

    Work with Coach Sherod on all aspects of the game: shooting, ball handling, passing, rebounding and defense. You will improve as a player and have fun!!
    Lead Instructor: Ed Sherod
    Dates: June 8-12, 2020
    Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. - Kenny Center
    Fee: $175
    Register online under "2020 Sports Camps"
     
  • Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurship is designed for kids who dream of starting a business, now or in the future.  Students will learn essential skills for owning and operating a successful business, turning learning into earning!
    Dates:  July 13 - 17, 2020; 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Cost: $250
    Instructor: Rachel Smalley
     
  • Fishing Camps (ages 9-14)

    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: 9-14
    Week One: July 27-31, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Two: Aug. 3-7, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Three: Aug, 10-14, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Four: Aug, 17-21, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Instructors: Virginia Outside Staff
     
     
  • Joni Jam Dance Camp

    Discover the art of dance! This unique program is taught by St. Catherine's Dance Instructors 
    Grades 2 -6  
    Half day: June 8-12, 2020; 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Full day: June 8-12, 2020; 8:45 a.m - 3:45 p.m. (please pack a lunch)
    Class Fee: $400
     
  • LEGO Robotics Camp

    Build and design Robots using the LEGO EV3 system. Learn basic robotic engineering, programming principles and the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robotics Invention system. Work together in small groups to design, build and program robots to complete missions.
    Grades: 4-6
    Dates: July 27-31, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
     
    Cost: $195
    Instructor: Susan Steenrod
     
  • Magical & Mysterious Food

    Love to cook? Need help with math and scientific concepts? Then have we got the camp for you! Science has never been this tasty. Campers will learn all about the science behind why foods work with other foods they way they do. Sample Menu: Yeast Pretzels, Eggs Benedict, and Chocolate Mousse.
    Dates: June 22-26, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $250
    Instructors: Edible Education
  • Mountain Biking Camps (Ages 8-13)

    St. Catherine’s and Virginia Outside have teamed up to offer one-week, all-day mountain biking 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: 8-13
    Week One: July 27-31, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Two: Aug. 3-7, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Three: Aug, 17-21, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: $550
    Instructors: Virginia Outside Staff
     
  • Order in the Court

    Oh, no! There are cases against the Big Bad Wolf, Maleficent, and even Jack after growing his beanstalk. Through a series of persuasive writing workshops and mock court trials, we will expand our critical thinking and consider diverse perspectives to debate these fairy tale happenings.
    Dates: July 13-17, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $200
    Instructors: Brightling Academy
     
  • Outside Adventure Camp

    From fishing, to mountain biking, to tubing, to kayaking, to just looking under rocks in the river, we explore the natural environment of the James River Park System and other area parks. We create a safe time for the kids to be kids and enjoy time outside. Having fun, learning for themselves and seeing a progression of skill development are just some of the things students will acquire in the wonderful outdoor playground  that is the James River Park System. So put on your outdoor clothes, tie your shoes tight and prepare for some adventure and excitement.
    Grades: 4-8
    Dates: Aug. 10-14, 2019; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Cost: $475
    Instructors: Virginia Outside Staff
  • Saints Girls Volleyball Camp

    The Saints volleyball staff will teach you skill progressions and tactical strategies for all offensive and defensive positions on the court.
    Lead Instructor: Skip Weston
    Grades: Rising grades 5-6, 7-9
    Dates: June 8-12, 2020
    Time: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Kenny Center Gym
    Fee: $175
    Register online under "2020 Sports Camps"
  • Science Lab

    Junior scientists get ready: we will explore the wonderful world of Chemistry and Physics! You will learn some essential lab safety and use real lab equipment. Button up your lab coats and tighten your goggles as we recreate our very own laboratory and carry out some exciting experiments! 
    Dates: July 6-10, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $200
    Instructors: Brightling Academy
     
  • 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
     
     
  • Study Skills

    Study Skills helps students become more effective and efficient learners. Daily activities focus on academic strategies related to goal setting, organization, time management, mental processing and retention, and assessment preparation. Students will build confidence and success while having fun.
    Grades: 4-6
    Dates: July 20-24, 2020; 8:45-11:45 a.m.
    Class Fee: $220
    Instructor: Rachel Smalley
     
  • Top Dog Field Hockey Camp

    The session will provide instruction in skills needed to be successful at all levels. Athletes will have the opportunity to put those skills into action in game situations.
    Lead instructor: Don Warner
    Grades: Rising grades 4-6, 7-9
    Dates: June 8-11 (M-Th), 2020  
    Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. - St. Catherine’s Fields in Goochland
    Fee: $175
    Register online under "2020 Sports Camps"

Special Interest Camps: Grades 7-12

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  • Advanced Girls Volleyball

    The Saints volleyball staff will teach you skill progressions and tactical strategies for all offensive and defensive positions on the court.
    Lead Instructor: Skip Weston
    Grades: Rising grades 8-11
    Dates: Aug. 3-7, 2020
    Time: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Kenny Center Gym
    Fee: $175
    Register online under "2019 Sports Camps"
     
  • Babysitter Certification

    Become a certified babysitter while learning how to care for infants and children, create a safe environment, make good decisions, solve problems and handle emergencies.
    Grades: Rising 6-8
    Dates: July 27-29 (M-W), 2020; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Class Fee: $160
    Instructor: Tara DiGiacomo
     
  • Driver Education Endorsement Course

    This course prepares students for safe motor vehicle operation. Students will receive endorsement for driver education, meeting state mandated requirements for the classroom phase.
    Grades: Rising 9-12
    Dates: June 15-25, 2020; Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-noon
    Cost: $160
    Instructor: Denise Manuel
     
  • Ed Sherod Co-ed Basketball Camp

    Come work with Coach Sherod in a fun camp environment to improve your overall basketball skills while having fun with an amazing coaching staff!
    Lead Instructor: Ed Sherod
    Dates: Aug. 3-7, 2020
    Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. -- Kenny Center
    Fee: $250
    Register online under "2020 Sports Camps"
     
  • Ed Sherod's Co-ed Basketball Camp - Early Summer

    Work with Coach Sherod on all aspects of the game: shooting, ball handling, passing, rebounding and defense. You will improve as a player and have fun!!
    Lead Instructor: Ed Sherod
    Dates: June 8-12, 2020
    Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. - Kenny Center
    Fee: $175
    Register online under "2020 Sports Camps"
  • Fishing Camps (ages 9-14)

    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: 9-14
    Week One: July 27-31, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Two: Aug. 3-7, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Three: Aug, 10-14, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Four: Aug, 17-21, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: 
    Instructors: Virginia Outside Staff
     
  • Leaders in Training Program

    This is an opportunity to participate in meaningful service to the local community. In this service learning program, we will enhance our group and interpersonal skills through working with diverse members in the Richmond community. Our goal is to establish sustainable relationships with our community while also creating meaningful connections. Some of the local organizations for summer 2020 will include Habitat for Humanity, Housing Families First, Tricycle Urban Community Gardens, Church Hill Academy & Tutoring, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Food Pantry, and the Red Door Ministry Soup Kitchen of Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.
    Grades: Rising 7-10
    Week One: June 15-19, 2020, 8:45 – 11:45 a.m.
    Week Two: July 6-10, 2020; 8:45 – 11:45 a.m.
    Week Three: July 13-17, 2020; 8:45 – 11:45 a.m.
    Cost: $155
    Project Leader: Amy Blake, St. Catherine’s Faculty
  • Learn. Code. Build.

    This advanced level coding class) will engage students in dynamic learning opportunities to support the development of their coding knowledge! Students will have full access to the Codemoji.com platform and learn various advanced coding outlets for website design through scaffolded courses. Student coders will also explore robotics through problem solving activities, allowing them to collaborate with peers to utilize higher-level thinking skills to complete tasks. Breaking up time at the computer are movement and unplugged activities for classes offered for
    longer chunks of time.
    Grades: 7-10
    Dates: July 20-24, 2020
    Class Fee: $200
    Instructors: Code Emoji
     
  • Mountain Biking Camps (Ages 8-13)

    St. Catherine’s and Virginia Outside have teamed up to offer one-week, all-day mountain biking 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: 8-13
    Week One: July 27-31, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Two: Aug. 3-7, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Week Three: Aug, 17-21, 2020; 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Class Fee: $550
    Instructors: Virginia Outside Staff
  • Top Dog Field Hockey Camp

    The session will provide instruction in skills needed to be successful at all levels. Athletes will have the opportunity to put those skills into action in game situations.
    Lead instructor: Don Warner
    Grades: Rising grades 4-6, 7-9
    Dates: June 8-11 (M-Th), 2020  
    Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. - St. Catherine’s Fields in Goochland
    Fee: $175
    Register online under "2020 Sports Camps"
     
  • Writing the College Application Essay

    Don’t put off what you can do today. Take this course and by the end of the session you will have several drafts that could be used for topics that colleges predictably assign.
    Grades: Rising 11–12
    Dates: June 15 - 19, 2020;  10 a.m.-noon
    Cost: $250
    Instructor: John Morgan