Extend the Day!

Early-Bird Hours: Get a headstart on camp with our Early-Bird hours. This program runs from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. daily. Counselors will escort campers to their camp session at 9:00 a.m. The cost of the program is $35 a week.

Hot Summer Deal! Does your camper want to play all day? 
Receive a $75 DISCOUNT! Register your camper for a morning or afternoon session combined with an add-on Day Camp for a whole day of fun! (No discount on outside vendor camps.) Our staff will meet your child at pick up from their morning camp and escort them to Day Camp. 

Don't forget! You can sign up for Early-Bird Hours, 7:30 - 9:00 am and After-Hours, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, if needed.

June Camps

List of 7 items.

  • Board Game Champions Session I

    Rising 2nd - 6th Graders
    June 8-12
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    $235
    Strategy-based board games are fun and provide a great way for kids to learn critical thinking skills such as planning, reasoning, and communication. Younger campers will play Checkers, Connect 4, Trouble, Blokus, Guess Who, Junior Scrabble, Junior Life, and more! Older campers will play Backgammon, Chess, Blokus, Forbidden Island, Mancala, Phase 10, Q-Bitz, Rack-O, Rummicub, Set, Yahtzee, and more!

    Champion Chess
    , It's More Than a Game!
     
  • Busch Gardens 5 Day Adventure

    Rising 4th - 8th G​raders
    June 8-12
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    $440
     
    Join us for the thrill of a 5 day Busch Gardens adventure! Experience the best rides, games, attractions, shows, and dining as we set off to visit all 6 European countries.
    ​The trip will include transportation to and from the park, lunch, and an admission pass for​ all 5 days of the camp.

    Jack O’Donnell, Lower School Director of Physical Education
  • CSI

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 22-26
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $285
    Become a Crime Scene Investigator! Boys and girls will examine actual crime scenes and learn how law enforcement professionals solve crimes. Meet real professional Crime Scene Investigators, K-9 Handlers, and Forensic Pathologists and use their actual tools to collect evidence. Campers will discover how crimes are solved and learn the important role biology, chemistry, and physics play a major role in each investigation. Crime Scene Analysis,
 Blood and Fiber Analysis, Handwriting Analysis, Fingerprinting, and DNA Analysis are just a few of the exciting techniques you will use to solve crimes.

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Mini Musical Theatre

    Rising 2nd-6th Graders
    June 8-12
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
     
    Create your own musical! We’ll take favorite scenes from various musicals and put them together for a live performance on Friday! We’ll integrate vocals, acting, stage presence, and costume design into a one-of-a-kind, exciting production.

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life! 
  • Stop Motion Animation Marvel Superheroes

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 22-26
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $295

    Is your camper the next Stephen Spielberg? Learn in a fun, hands-on way to make amazing films! Campers will make storyboards, scripts, and design a set. We’ll work on character development, film angles, lighting, special effects, and rolling credits. 

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Beat Making with Garageband Session I

    Rising 4th-8th Graders
    June 8-12
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $225
     
    Music production has become accessible to nearly everyone, including you!  With samples and pre-made loops, anyone can tinker into audio greatness. Regardless of prior experience, I would urge all lovers of music to try Beat Making with Garageband. Our goal is to create a safe environment to experiment with sound and share our projects with iterative and formative feedback. This class will be offered to students in 4th-8th grade. It's time to get funky!

    Derek Porter, Middle School History and Drama Teacher, and Coach, St. Christopher’s School
     
  • Juggling - You Can Do It! Session I

    Rising 2nd – 8th Graders 
    June 8-12
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
     
    Juggling is cool, and you can do it! Juggling can be a really fun hobby to increase concentration, dexterity, and confidence. We plan to start with 1 ball and build to moving 3 consecutively. With the assistance of video and live coaching practice, we will have an entertaining time trying something new. This class will be offered to students in 2nd-8th grade. Twirl out of your comfort zone and into the circus!

    Derek Porter, Middle School History and Drama Teacher, and Coach, St. Christopher’s School
     

July Camps

List of 17 items.

  • Beginner Coding with Minecraft™

    Rising 4th-7th Graders 
    July 20-24
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $285
     
    Prepare your young coder to learn real code and not pseudo-code often taught and mastered quickly. Campers will be prepared to jump right into real programming language and text-based code. We’ll use the sand box game to transition from drag and drop to typing real code.

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Board Game Champions Session II

    Rising 2nd - 6th Graders
    July 27-31
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    $235
     
    Strategy-based board games are fun and provide a great way for kids to learn critical thinking skills such as planning, reasoning, and communication. Younger campers will play Checkers, Connect 4, Trouble, Blokus, Guess Who, Junior Scrabble, Junior Life, and more! Older campers will play Backgammon, Chess, Blokus, Forbidden Island, Mancala, Phase 10, Q-Bitz, Rack-O, Rummicub, Set, Yahtzee, and more!

    Champion Chess
    , It's More Than a Game!
  • Championship Chess Session I

    Rising 2nd - 6th Graders
    July 20-24
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    $235
     
    This camp builds chess skills through instruction and free play. It is designed for both beginners and advanced players. Classes include instruction for Openings, Middle Game, Tactics, and Endgames. Camp activities include use of a chess clock, game notation, playing chess using our giant lawn chess set, tournament with prizes, free play, and a chess variant called “bug house”.

    Champion Chess, It's More Than a Game!
     
  • Coding with Roblox™

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders 
    July 6-10
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $285
     
    Learn more advanced coding and programming. Create advanced games in the Roblox Studio using Lua! We’ll learn drag and drop interface as well as how to write REAL code for your game. Use loops and the random math function to develop a full Roblox game. 

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz. 

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Emergency Vet

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 13-17
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $295
     
    Are you ready to explore the world of Veterinary Medicine? Campers will meet practitioners and pet groomers, and they will be involved with several hands-on experiments with their very own medical kit. They will get hands-on experience on animal organ dissection and learn to use a syringe and suturing techniques too. Come learn about animal behavior, cancer research in animals, clinical procedure, first aid and dentistry care, diseases and parasites, entomology, microscopy, and anatomy. And you will also meet our CPR dog too! 

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Magical & Mystical (Harry Potter)

    Rising 4th-7th Graders
    July 27-31
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $295
    Let your imagination run wild with hippogriffs, dragons, house elves, basilisk, owls, potions, spells, and all things magical! We’ll search for Horcruxes, team up with a Harry Potter trivia game, design a broom, and play Quidditch! Paint Hogwarts castle, sculpt Dobby or Kreacher house elf, brew up some Butter Beer, and create your own wand. There’s so much magic to do this week! 

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
  • QuadCopter Aerial Robotics

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    July 27-31
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $365
     
    Let’s explore aerial robotics technology! Boys and girls will tackle scenarios and challenges, hone aviation flight skills, and learn robotics. Campers will build prototypes and run test scenarios for safety, search, and rescue. They will build a quad rotor designed for a specific first responder mission. They will deliver pharmaceuticals to people in a disaster area, maneuver the copter close to a (mock) hazardous waste container, and search for a lost hiker. Campers will even operate and take home their own hand-size quadcopter at the end of the week! Club SciKidz is partnering with OnPoynt Aerial Systems for this camp.

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Special Effects

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders 
    July 20-24
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $299
     
    Boys and girls will learn the science behind Hollywood’s special effects, including light, sound, perception, illusion, and model building. Campers will create and take home a movie using techniques in Claymation and Stop-Motion Animation. Lessons include plot development, storyboarding, set building, filming, and sound effects. Campers will also learn various techniques that professional makeup artists use for special effects. They will simulate cuts, bruises, artificial blood, and old age. Is there a future movie director living in your house? This is a camp your child won’t want to miss! Please have your moviemaker bring a 4G Flash Drive to camp to save their movie.

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
  • Video Game Factory

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 13-17
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $285
     
    Do you want to create your own video game? Campers will use Fusion 2.5 from Clickteam to learn how to build two-dimensional video games. This software provides an easy-to-use game-authoring environment that allows campers to create many types of computer games, screensavers, and other applications. We will get started with a Space Shooter Game where we will learn how to create moving backgrounds, add scores and lives, design instructions and titles, create waves of enemies, and transition screens. Later in the week, we will learn how to create Maze and Platform Games. To learn more about the impact of video games, please go to: PBS.org Video Game Article.

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Young Surgeons

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders 
    July 6-10
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $299
     
    Are you ready to become a physician or surgeon? Are you ready to learn important life saving techniques? Get ready to use medical instruments so you can diagnose patients and give shots. We will explore the structures and physiology of the amazing human body through projects such as Frog and Sheep Heart Dissection, Making Herbal Medicines, Learning to Stitch a Wound, Build a Lung Model, First Aid Techniques, and Splinting. Each camper will receive a stethoscope, dissection kit, first aid supplies and take their “Medical Boards” at the end of the week to receive their certificate.

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Beat Making with Garageband Session II

    Rising 4th-8th Graders
    July 13-17
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
     
    Music production has become accessible to nearly everyone, including you! With samples and pre-made loops, anyone can tinker into audio greatness. Regardless of prior experience, I would urge all lovers of music to try Beat Making with Garageband. Our goal is to create a safe environment to experiment with sound and share our projects with iterative and formative feedback. This class will be offered to students in 4th-8th grade. It's time to get funky!

    Derek Porter, Middle School History and Drama Teacher, and Coach, St. Christopher’s School
  • Chemistry Concoctions

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    July 13-17
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $335
     
    All Labs-No Lectures! Campers spend the week conducting fascinating and fun chemistry experiments. Emphasis is on safety, chemistry history, proper use of chemistry lab equipment, and an introductory understanding of chemical symbols and reactions. This camp is a great way to prepare for high school and even college chemistry. Experiments include: metal flame tests, paper chromatography races, fluorescent polymer slime production, litmus indicator solutions, electricity in a test tube, a boat that runs on soap, and many more!

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     
  • Chinese Games & Calligraphy Session I

    Rising 6th - 9th Graders 
    July 6 - 10
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
     
    Experience a week of fun Chinese cultural activities and learn to speak Chinese and write Chinese characters! Students will enjoy authentic Chinese snacks, play cool games such as Chinese Checkers, Chinese Chess, Go, Yoyo, Chinese Hacky Sack, & Chopsticks Contest, as well as practice Chinese Calligraphy and basic conversational Chinese.

    Hanna Zhu, St. Christopher’s School Chinese teacher.
  • Chinese Games & Calligraphy Session II

    Rising 6th - 9th Graders 
    July 27-31
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
     
    Experience a week of fun Chinese cultural activities and learn to speak Chinese and write Chinese characters! Students will enjoy authentic Chinese snacks, play cool games such as Chinese Checkers, Chinese Chess, Go, Yoyo, Chinese Hacky Sack, & Chopsticks Contest, as well as practice Chinese Calligraphy and basic conversational Chinese.

    Hanna Zhu, St. Christopher’s School Chinese teacher.
  • Computer Keyboarding

    Rising 6th-8th Graders
    July 27-31
    10:00 AM -12:00 PM
    $175
     
    Keyboarding is a fundamental 21st century skill.  Regardless of your interests or aspirations, everyone should improve their typing proficiency.  Spend a week this summer simply doing that, while having a bit of fun too. Our primary goals will be to increase speed and accuracy simultaneously.  We will use typing.com as our curriculum.

    Derek Porter, Middle School History and Drama Teacher, and Coach, St. Christopher’s School
     
  • Juggling - You Can Do It! Session II

    Rising 2nd – 8th Graders 
    July 13-17
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $225
     
    Juggling is cool, and you can do it! Juggling can be a really fun hobby to increase concentration, dexterity, and confidence. We plan to start with 1 ball and build to moving 3 consecutively. With the assistance of video and live coaching practice, we will have an entertaining time trying something new. This class will be offered to students in 2nd-8th grade. Twirl out of your comfort zone and into the circus!

    Derek Porter, Middle School History and Drama Teacher, and Coach, St. Christopher’s School
     
  • Kerbal Rocketry

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    July 20-24
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $325
     
    Campers experience the science and technology concepts behind space flight. Learning and experimenting with electrical circuits, a space flight simulation, architecture and building projects, and the physics of space travel, campers will design, experiment, and problem solve with computer programs and hands-on projects. Campers will be immersed in the programs such as “Kerbel Space Program” (space travel simulation), “Estes Rocketry” (real building and launching of rockets), “LittleBits” (electrical engineering and how it applies to innovation), and “West Point Bridge Builder” (design software).

    CLICK HERE to register directly with Club SciKidz.

    Club SciKidz - Where Science and Technology Connect!
     

August Camps

List of 7 items.

  • Championship Chess Session II

    Rising 2nd - 6th Graders
    August 3-7
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    $235
     
    This camp builds chess skills through instruction and free play. It is designed for both beginners and advanced players. Classes include instruction for Openings, Middle Game, Tactics, and Endgames. Camp activities include use of a chess clock, game notation, playing chess using our giant lawn chess set, tournament with prizes, free play, and a chess variant called “bug house”.

    Champion Chess, It's More Than a Game!
     
  • Outdoor Adventures

    Rising 5th – 9th Graders
    August 17-21
    9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    $475
     
    Enjoy a different activity each day in the great outdoors of RVA! We’ll go fishing, tubing, kayaking, orienteering, rock climbing, and explore the natural environment of the James River Park System and other area parks. We create a safe time for kids to be kids and enjoy time outside while having fun and  learning for themselves. During the course of the week, they will build skills and a base that they’ll carry for the rest of their lives. So tie your shoes tight and prepare for some adventure and excitement! (Riverside Outfitters and RVA Climbs will be with us for rock climbing.)

    Virginia Outside – Go Outside and Play!
     
  • Board Game Champions Session III

    Rising 2nd - 6th Graders
    August 17-21
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    $235
     
    Strategy-based board games are fun and provide a great way for kids to learn critical thinking skills such as planning, reasoning, and communication. Younger campers will play Checkers, Connect 4, Trouble, Blokus, Guess Who, Junior Scrabble, Junior Life, and more! Older campers will play Backgammon, Chess, Blokus, Forbidden Island, Mancala, Phase 10, Q-Bitz, Rack-O, Rummicub, Set, Yahtzee, and more!
     
    Champion Chess, It's More Than a Game!
  • Cuentos en Espanol (Spanish Stories)

    Rising 5th - 6th Graders
    August 17-21
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
    OR
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    $150
     
    Spend a week being immersed in Spanish through storytelling.  In this class, you will acquire the seven most frequently used verbs in Spanish. Students will create their own short story at the end of the week. This class is designed to help students who have had no Spanish or just a little bit of Spanish feel comfortable before entering a Spanish class in the fall.  

    Sonia McDonnell, St. Christopher’s Spanish Teacher

    *Special Offer!
    Combine classes, add lunch and playtime, and save!
    Choose two of the three Middle School classes and choose to add on the popular Middle School Lunch and Play for only $25. (Includes buffet lunch in the Ryan Dining Hall and fun with some of our Middle School faculty playing sports, games, swimming, slip n’ slide, treats and more!)
     
  • Middle School Math Made Easy

    Rising 6th Graders
    August 17-21
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
    OR
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    $150
     
    Review and refresh your 5th grade math skills to help in the transition from Lower School to Middle School mathematics. You’ll receive individualized attention in small groups where we will place special emphasis on basic computation, decimals, and fractions.

    Peter Cross, St. Christopher’s Middle School Math Department Chair

    *Special Offer!
    Combine classes, add lunch and playtime, and save!
    Choose two of the three Middle School classes and choose to add on the popular Middle School Lunch and Play for only $25. (Includes buffet lunch in the Ryan Dining Hall and fun with some of our Middle School faculty playing sports, games, swimming, slip n’ slide, treats and more!)
     
  • Middle School Study Skills

    Rising 6th Graders
    August 17-21
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
    OR
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    $150
     
    Students learn study skills and strategies designed to increase their comfort levels in the academic environment of Middle School. They also learn to organize their school materials, take notes effectively, set academic goals, determine priorities, manage time effectively, and maximize their productivity in preparing for tests. These study skills are adaptable to any academic setting. 

    Claudia Segneri, St. Christopher’s Middle School Director of Resource
     

    *Special Offer!
    Combine classes, add lunch and playtime, and save!
    Choose two of the three Middle School classes and choose to add on the popular Middle School Lunch and Play for only $25. (Includes buffet lunch in the Ryan Dining Hall and fun with some of our Middle School faculty playing sports, games, swimming, slip n’ slide, treats and more!)
     
  • Technology Boot Camp

    Rising 5th - 8th Graders
    August 17-21
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
    OR
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    $150
     
    Are you ready to take your technology skills to the next level as you enter middle school? We will make videos, design cool posters, and make podcasts, all while learning how to effectively use technology to support our learning.   

    Carey Pohanka,
    St. Christopher’s Upper School Instructional Technologist
     

    *Special Offer!
    Combine classes, add lunch and playtime, and save!
    Choose two of the three Middle School classes and choose to add on the popular Middle School Lunch and Play for only $25. (Includes buffet lunch in the Ryan Dining Hall and fun with some of our Middle School faculty playing sports, games, swimming, slip n’ slide, treats and more!)
     
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