June Camps

List of 16 items.

  • Art Lab

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    June 14 - 18
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    What do metal, twigs, cardboard, clay, and glass have in common? They are just a few of the art materials we will construct and paint with as we design and celebrate the Makers within us! There will be plenty of tinkering and exploring for young artists as they create their own masterpieces. This is always one of our most popular weeks and is sure to fill quickly! We hope your young maker will join us for an action-packed week in The Art Lab! All New Lessons! Materials are provided. 

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Discovery Chess I

    Rising K - 2nd Graders
    June 14 - 18
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Come discover, learn, and play the world's most popular game this summer - Chess! Discovery Chess, a scholastic chess program, is a creative and interactive experience. We will celebrate that chess is first a game and then it works its magic to sneak in amazing benefits such as math, logic, and strategic thinking skills. We'll have daily activity challenges, puzzles, quick studies, and real-time games to keep campers engaged all week. Whether your little learner is a curious novice or an emerging champion, he/she will have the chance to explore and grow in a fun environment. Coach Rhonda takes a creative approach turning complex lessons upside down and inside out so every camper will have a dynamic experience! No experience is required for this camp.
     
    Coach Rhonda Adorno, Discovery Chess - Where chess is a game, a sport, a source of friendship, and most importantly, chess is forever!
  • Young World Travelers I

    Rising JK - K
    June 14 - 18
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Calling all world travelers! Explore outer space, the depths of the oceans, and many exciting places in between. Boys and girls will use their imaginations while "traveling" to exotic destinations. We’re excited for your little one to come aboard and discover all the adventures that lie ahead on our journey.

    Holly Moreland, St. Christopher’s School Junior Kindergarten Teacher
  • Instrument Sampler

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 14 - 18
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Find your new passion in this week-long adventure through the world of music! Designed for those who are new to music, boys and girls will experiment with various instruments including piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion instruments. Experience all different music styles while learning the basics of music theory, ear training, and rhythm while finding your musical voice.

    Level: Beginner (Instruments provided for in-camp use.)
    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Racing with Robotics I

    Rising 5th - 7th Graders
    June 14 - 18
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Do you love LEGOS® and robots? Let’s combine both into this exciting camp using LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 Robotics. Campers will tackle real-world problems and solve them by designing and programming robots. Through a fun, hands-on LEGO® building experience, campers will reinforce the basics of programming, with the fun of building with LEGOS®. This camp is geared toward boys and girls with some LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 Robotics experience. 

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Technology Coordinator/Learning Commons
  • Ultimate LEGOs® I

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    June 14 - 18
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    *This camp can be paired with Afternoon Adventures, learn more.
    Become a Lego brickmaster! Use you imagination to build freestyle using our massive Lego collection or choose from our vast array of pre-designed sets. One of our most popular sessions, campers love to be creative while strengthening their math and strategic problem-solving skills without even realizing it. Sky’s the limit for this camp!

    Bee Schnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Science Teacher
  • Roving with Robotics I

    Rising 2nd - 4th Graders
    June 21 - 25
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    *This camp can be paired with Afternoon Adventures, learn more.
    Do you love LEGOS® and robots? Let’s combine both into this exciting camp using LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 Robotics. Campers will tackle real-world problems and solve them by designing and programming robots. Through a fun, hands-on LEGO® building experience, campers will learn the basics of programming. Join us for a fun-filled week of exploring!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Technology Coordinator/Learning Commons
  • Dragons, Wizards and Fairies Oh MY! Art Camp

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    June 21 - 25
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    *This camp can be paired with Afternoon Adventures, learn more.
    ​Imaginary lands and creative creatures come to life during our magical art camp. We will delve into clay, paper mâché, paint, pastels, and more for a magical week of merriment!  On the final day of camp, the students’ artwork and stories come together during a special art show. All art materials are provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Sea to Shining Sea Art Camp

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    June 28 - July 2 
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225

    “O Beautiful for Spacious Skies, For Amber Waves of Grain...Purple Mountains: Fruited Plains; Alabaster Cities Gleam”... these words are near and dear to all of our hearts! As artists we can envision the words that Katherine Lee Bates wrote about in “America the Beautiful” while traveling and teaching in 1893. We will paint those colors in majestic landscapes inspired by the beauty of our country! We will craft stunning light houses in clay and so much more that celebrates the birthday of our great nation. All materials are provided!

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Piano Adventure

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 28 - July 2
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Boys and girls will each have their own keyboard during this camp as they learn to read, write, and play music notes and symbols. They will build rhythm and note reading skills, do ear training exercises, as well as receive individual coaching each day. It’s time to have fun exploring the wonderful sounds of the piano!

    Level: Beginner (Instruments provided for in-camp use.)
    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Wizard Camp

    Rising 3rd – 5th Graders
    June 21 - 25
    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    $240
    An owl has a special invitation waiting to turn your muggle into a wizard. Hogwarts School (relocated for one week to St. Christopher’s School) will be the host for all things Harry Potter. Your young wizard will experience the thrill of being sorted into houses, making wands, creating basic potions, and playing “Quidditch.” Do you dare try a Bertie Bott’s Bean? Who knows, you may even help win the House Cup! 

    Jack O’Donnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Director of Physical Education
    Bernice O’Donnell, St. Christopher’s School Extended Day Teacher
  • Wizard Camp II

    Rising 3rd – 5th Graders
    June 28 - July 2
    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    $240
    *This camp can be paired with Afternoon Adventures, learn more.
    An owl has a special invitation waiting to turn your muggle into a wizard. Hogwarts School (relocated for one week to St. Christopher’s School) will be the host for all things Harry Potter. Your young wizard will experience the thrill of being sorted into houses, making wands, creating basic potions, and playing “Quidditch.” Do you dare try a Bertie Bott’s Bean? Who knows, you may even help win the House Cup! 

    Jack O’Donnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Director of Physical Education
    Bernice O’Donnell, St. Christopher’s School Extended Day Teacher
  • Sensory Creative Writing: Modeling the Masters I (MS)

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    June 21 - July 2 (2 Weeks)
    Mondays & Wednesdays Only, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 
    (Additional, optional, virtual session(s) may be offered as needed.)
    $150
    Develop your creative writing skills through direct engagement with your senses as we learn together in both inside and outside classroom environments. We will find inspiration from a multitude of mediums including photography, chocolate, jazz, famous sports scenes, popular TV shows, abstract art, as well as expressive passages from classic works of literature. These writing prompts will ignite your imagination to write short stories or become an expert sports writer, food critic, scene writer, poet, or art critic. Let your stream of consciousness soar! (If you don’t have your own laptop we can loan you a Google Chromebook.)

    Alex Trivas, English Teacher, M.S. ED from Johns Hopkins, Klingenstein fellow at Columbia University
  • Sensory Creative Writing: Modeling the Masters I (US)

    Rising 9th - 11th Graders
    June 21 - July 2 (2 Weeks)
    Tuesdays & Thursdays Only, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 
    (Additional, optional, virtual session(s) may be offered as needed.)
    $150
    Develop your creative writing skills through direct engagement with your senses as we learn together in both inside and outside classroom environments. We will find inspiration from a multitude of mediums including photography, chocolate, jazz, famous sports scenes, popular TV shows, abstract art, as well as expressive passages from classic works of literature. These writing prompts will ignite your imagination to write short stories or become an expert sports writer, food critic, scene writer, poet, or art critic. Let your stream of consciousness soar! (If you don’t have your own laptop we can loan you a Google Chromebook.)

    Alex Trivas, English Teacher, M.S. ED from Johns Hopkins, Klingenstein fellow at Columbia University
  • A Grand Adventure: Reading and Writing in Nature I

    Rising 4th - 5th Graders
    June 21 - 25
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    No vacation plans? No problem! Experience the thrill of the great outdoors through this interactive reading and writing camp. We will explore vivid, nature-inspired readings, observe the natural world, learn basic self-reliance skills, and craft our own adventure stories. Campers will read, write, and think about how nature has inspired some of the greatest stories in history and also watch how adventurers live out those same stories today. Feed your sense of adventure and answer the call of the wild! 

    Quentin Moore, St. Christopher’s 5th Grade Teacher
  • A Grand Adventure: Reading and Writing in Nature II

    Rising 4th - 5th Graders
    June 28 - July 2
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    No vacation plans? No problem! Experience the thrill of the great outdoors through this interactive reading and writing camp. We will explore vivid, nature-inspired readings, observe the natural world, learn basic self-reliance skills, and craft our own adventure stories. Campers will read, write, and think about how nature has inspired some of the greatest stories in history and also watch how adventurers live out those same stories today. Feed your sense of adventure and answer the call of the wild! 

    Quentin Moore, St. Christopher’s 5th Grade Teacher

July Camps

List of 17 items.

  • Discovery Chess II

    Rising 3rd - 5th Graders
    July 5 - 9 (Camp closed on Monday, July 5)
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $195
    Come discover, learn, and play the world's most popular game this summer - Chess! Discovery Chess, a scholastic chess program, is a creative and interactive experience. We will celebrate that chess is first a game and then it works its magic to sneak in amazing benefits such as math, logic, and strategic thinking skills. We'll have daily activity challenges, puzzles, quick studies, and real-time games to keep campers engaged all week. Coach Rhonda takes a creative approach turning complex lessons upside down and inside out so every participant will have a dynamic experience! Some experience is suggested for this camp.
     
    Coach Rhonda Adorno, Discovery Chess - Where chess is a game, a sport, a source of friendship, and most importantly, chess is forever!
  • Hike, Explore, and So Much More!

    Rising 2nd - 6th Graders
    July 5 - 9 (Camp closed on Monday, July 5)
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $195
    Join us as we hike the “wild” outdoors of Richmond. Staying within a 20 mile radius of St. Christopher’s School, boys and girls will connect with nature while learning more about themselves. We will have a great time and challenge ourselves. Our trips are safe, fun, and full of adventure! 

    Jack O’Donnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Director of Physical Education
  • Mixed Media Mayhem Art Camp

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    July 5 - 9 (Camp closed on Monday, July 5)
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $195
    ​This Mixed Media camp is a collage of artistic experiences rooted in one fundamental creative principle – to provide children with the foundation that will inform and inspire their vision and imaginations. We will explore line, shape, color, texture, and pattern through creative 2D and 3D works of art. We will create and explore drawing and painting techniques as well as collage and sculpture in a variety of mediums and styles. This camp is dedicated to provide campers with inventive art instruction and projects that are sure to enhance their creative problem solving skills. We encourage out-of-the-box visual expression! All art materials are provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Photography “Insta-Worthy” Techniques (US)

    Rising 9th - 12th Graders
    July 19 - 23
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $225
    Ever wonder how influencers make those cool, artsy-looking photos on Instagram? Or, notice how a soft background and blurred water can enhance a simple photograph? Well, this class is for you! Learn how to use a DSLR camera and work some magic using Photoshop and Lightroom like a pro. You will sharpen your skills by practicing with aperture, shutter, white balance, resolution, megapixels, and more to consistently take quality photographs. Make all your photos “Insta-worthy” from now on!

    Amanda Livick, St. Christopher’s School Multi-Media Art Teacher
  • Discovery Chess III

    Rising 1st - 3rd Graders
    July 12 - 16
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Come discover, learn, and play the world's most popular game this summer - Chess! Discovery Chess, a scholastic chess program, is a creative and interactive experience. We will celebrate that chess is first a game and then it works its magic to sneak in amazing benefits such as math, logic, and strategic thinking skills. We'll have daily activity challenges, puzzles, quick studies, and real-time games to keep campers engaged all week. Whether your little learner has just started or is an emerging champion, he/she will have the chance to explore and grow in a fun environment. Coach Rhonda takes a creative approach turning complex lessons upside down and inside out so every camper will have a dynamic experience! Some basic familiarity with chess is suggested for this camp.

    Coach Rhonda Adorno
    , Discovery Chess - Where chess is a game, a sport, a source of friendship, and most importantly, chess is forever!
  • Young World Travelers II

    Rising JK - K
    July 12 - 16
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Calling all world travelers! Explore outer space, the depths of the oceans, and many exciting places in between. Boys and girls will use their imaginations while "traveling" to exotic destinations. We’re excited for your little one to come aboard and discover all the adventures that lie ahead on our journey.

    Holly Moreland, St. Christopher’s School Junior Kindergarten Teacher
  • Summer Jam Session

    Rising 5th - 8th Graders
    July 5 - 9 (Camp closed on Monday, July 5)
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $195
    Jam in the band for fun while expanding your musical knowledge. Campers will learn how to put on a successful performance while using collaboration and teamwork. We’ll jam all week and prepare for an informal performance on Friday.

    Prerequisite - Campers must have at least 2 years experience on one or more of the following instruments: Guitar, Keyboard, Voice, Bass, Percussion, Woodwind, Brass, or Strings.
    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Photography “Insta-Worthy” Techniques I

    Rising 6th - 9th Graders
    July 12 - 16
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Ever wonder how influencers make those cool, artsy-looking photos on Instagram? Or, notice how a soft background and blurred water can enhance a simple photograph? Well, this class is for you! Learn how to use a DSLR camera and work some magic using Photoshop and Lightroom like a pro. You will sharpen your skills by practicing with aperture, shutter, white balance, resolution, megapixels, and more to consistently take quality photographs. Make all your photos “Insta-worthy” from now on!

    Amanda Livick, St. Christopher’s School Multi-Media Art Teacher
  • Fiesta! Art Camp

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    July 12 - 16
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    *This camp can be paired with Afternoon Adventures, learn more.
    El Días de los Muertos may not sound very festive, but it is truly a celebration of life! We will be inspired by the amazing designs and colors of Latin Lands in a week that will bring a cultural flare to your summer. From Frida Kahlo’s surreal paintings, to native clay works, your child will be immersed in the sites, sounds, textures, and colors of many Central and South American countries. We will create beautiful art inspired by the festive customs of Mexico, mesmerizing ceramic sugar skulls, and so much more! This is a week not to be missed! All art materials are provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Uke ‘n’ Roll®

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    July 12 - 16
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    *This camp can be paired with Afternoon Adventures, learn more.
    It’s the newest instrument craze to hit the United States! Learn to play classic songs on the Ukulele in just one week! Using the Uke ‘n’ Roll method campers will be singing along to their “uke” while learning music fundamentals.

    Level: Beginner (Instruments provided for in-camp use.)
    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!

  • Photography “Insta-Worthy” Techniques II

    Rising 6th - 9th Graders
    July 19 - 23
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Ever wonder how influencers make those cool, artsy-looking photos on Instagram? Or, notice how a soft background and blurred water can enhance a simple photograph? Well, this class is for you! Learn how to use a DSLR camera and work some magic using Photoshop and Lightroom like a pro. You will sharpen your skills by practicing with aperture, shutter, white balance, resolution, megapixels, and more to consistently take quality photographs. Make all your photos “Insta-worthy” from now on!

    Amanda Livick, St. Christopher’s School Multi-Media Art Teacher
  • Programming, Technology, and Engineering

    Rising 3rd - 5th Graders
    July 19 - 23
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Campers will use various technology tools such as: Makey Makeys, Ozobots, Little Bits, 3D pens, and/or EV3 Mindstorms to explore the design process in order to solve real-world problems. This camp is a great combination of fun exploration and great challenge for all budding engineers!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Technology Coordinator/Learning Commons
  • Colorama! Art Camp

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    July 19 - 23
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    *This camp can be paired with Afternoon Adventures, learn more.
    Ah, bright colors; light, pure and beautifully mixed to create a palette sure to warm your child’s heart and cool the Dog Days of Summer! This week will be an adventure in learning how colors can create mood and expression. We will explore how artists have used the power of color throughout history to entice the viewer into their worlds. We will apply color through a variety of media on both 2D and 3D surfaces. All art materials are provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Under the Sea Art Camp

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    July 26 - 30
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    There’s a wild and wonderful world under the sea! Come on an artistic, aquatic adventure with us as we paint, sculpt, and create in clay and so much more!  Sea creatures will come to life with sunken treasures, and octopus vases with colorful faces. The campers will dive into their imaginations and design watery tales through art during this adventurous week! All art materials are provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Mini Musical Theatre

    Rising 2nd - 8th Graders
    July 26 - 30
    9:00 AM - 12:00 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.

    Level: Beginner - Advanced (Instruments provided for in-camp use.)
    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life! 
  • Ultimate LEGOs® II

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    July 26 - 30
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Become a Lego brickmaster! Use you imagination to build freestyle using our massive Lego collection or choose from our vast array of pre-designed sets. One of our most popular sessions, campers love to be creative while strengthening their math and strategic problem-solving skills without even realizing it. Sky’s the limit for this camp!

    Bee Schnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Science Teacher
  • Racing with Robotics II

    Rising 5th - 7th Graders
    July 26 - 30
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Do you love LEGOS® and robots? Let’s combine both into this exciting camp using LEGO®  Mindstorms EV3 Robotics. Campers will tackle real-world problems and solve them by designing and programming robots. Through a fun, hands-on LEGO® building experience, campers will reinforce the basics of programming, with the fun of building with LEGOS®. This camp is geared toward boys and girls with some LEGO®  Mindstorms EV3 Robotics experience. 

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Technology Coordinator/Learning Commons

August Camps

List of 15 items.

  • Algebra II Prep Boot Camp

    Rising 8th - 10th Graders
    August 2 - 6
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Algebra II Boot Camp focuses on improving skills and building confidence to help each student prepare for Algebra II. Students will review all major concepts from Algebra I through independent practice, small group activities, and one-on-one instruction.

    Jeb Britton, St. Christopher’s Upper School Teacher of Mathematics, Raps & Taps Advisor, and Coach
  • All About Fun & Games

    Rising 3rd – 5th Graders 
    August 9 - 13
    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    $225
    Summer is coming to a close, so let’s have some FUN! Join us for all types of awesome recreational games. We will play Big Ball, Capture the Flag, Kickball, and much, much more. While fun is our #1 priority, we will also learn important skills like teamwork, sportsmanship, and safety. Come out and play!

    Charlie Hudson, St. Christopher’s Lower School Physical Education Teacher and Junior Varsity Soccer Coach
  • Art and Virginia WildLife Camp

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    August 2 - 6
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    This is truly a special camp and always fills quickly! We will have many animals visit us from the A.W.A.R.E wild animal rescue organization. Our young artists are encouraged to bring cameras to document their interactions with the animals and find inspirations for their paintings, clay, & paper mache works of art. This will be the highlight of our summer and we are so excited to share it with your child! Register quickly to save your spot! All art materials are provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Calculus Boot Camp

    Rising 11th - 12th Graders
    August 2 - 6
    4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    $195
    The Calculus Boot Camp focuses on improving skills and building confidence to help each student be prepared for Calculus. Students will review all major algebra concepts, as well as trigonometry through independent practice, small groups activities, and one-on-one instruction.

    Jeb Britton, St. Christopher’s Upper School Teacher of Mathematics, Raps & Taps Advisor, and Coach
     
  • Guitar FUNdamentals

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    Aug 2 - 6
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $225
    Get started with the fundamentals of guitar, music and rhythm in one week! This camp features fun activities, group practice and other introductory lessons in guitar. Participants will learn to play together, performing songs as an ensemble. Other topics covered include music appreciation, rhythm essentials, and music theory.

    Level:
    Beginner (Instruments provided for in-camp use.)
    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Jump into Kindergarten!

    Rising K
    August 2 - 6
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Do you have a rising Kindergartner? Come find out what Kindergarten is all about! We will spend the morning exploring reading and math through engaging centers and games with a focus on strengthening both our fine motor and thinking skills. We will enjoy snack and playground time, too! Kindergarten here we come!

    Ashley Gallienne, St. Christopher’s School Kindergarten Teacher
  • Little All Stars

    Rising K - 2nd Graders
    Aug 2 - 6
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    *This camp can be paired with Afternoon Adventures, learn more.
    Your “Little All Star” will have a blast playing a variety of sports and learning while improving their skills and fitness level. We will work on developing sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all, having a great time!

    Charlie Hudson, St. Christopher’s Lower School Physical Education Teacher and Junior Varsity Soccer Coach
  • Middle School Math Made Easy

    Rising 6th Graders
    August 9 - 13
    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
  • Middle School Study Skills

    Rising 6th Graders
    August 9 - 13
    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
  • Musical Island Fun!

    Rising K - 1st Graders
    August 9 - 13
    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    $225
    Fun with music and activities galore! Campers will set sail to "Islands in the Sun" and learn basic music concepts, strong/weak beats and instrument recognition as they play music with help from tropical animals and pirates, so come join the "cha cha" fun with us! Every week-long camp is different.

    Level: Beginner (Instruments provided for in-camp use.)
    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Pre-Calculus Prep Boot Camp

    Rising 10th - 12th Graders
    August 2 - 6
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $225
    The Precalculus Prep Boot Camp focuses on improving skills and building confidence to help each student prepare for Precalculus. Students will review all major concepts from Algebra I and Algebra II through independent practice, small group activities, and one-on-one instruction. Right triangle trigonometry will also be reviewed.

    Jeb Britton, St. Christopher’s Upper School Teacher of Mathematics, Raps & Taps Advisor, and Coach
     
  • Roving with Robotics II

    Rising 2nd - 4th Graders
    August 2 - 6
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
    Do you love LEGOS® and robots? Let’s combine both into this exciting camp using LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 Robotics. Campers will tackle real-world problems and solve them by designing and programming robots. Through a fun, hands-on LEGO® building experience, campers will learn the basics of programming. Join us for a fun-filled week of exploring!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Technology Coordinator/Learning Commons
  • Sensory Creative Writing: Modeling the Masters II (MS)

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    August 2 - 13 (2 Weeks)
    Mondays & Wednesdays Only, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 
    (Additional, optional, virtual session(s) may be offered as needed.)
    $150
    Develop your creative writing skills through direct engagement with your senses as we learn together in both inside and outside classroom environments. We will find inspiration from a multitude of mediums including photography, chocolate, jazz, famous sports scenes, popular TV shows, abstract art, as well as expressive passages from classic works of literature. These writing prompts will ignite your imagination to write short stories or become an expert sports writer, food critic, scene writer, poet, or art critic. Let your stream of consciousness soar! (If you don’t have your own laptop we can loan you a Google Chromebook.)

    Alex Trivas, English Teacher, M.S. ED from Johns Hopkins, Klingenstein fellow at Columbia University
  • Sensory Creative Writing: Modeling the Masters II (US)

    Rising 9th - 11th Graders
    August 2 - 13 (2 Weeks)
    Tuesdays & Thursdays Only, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 
    (Additional, optional, virtual session(s) may be offered as needed.)
    $150
    Develop your creative writing skills through direct engagement with your senses as we learn together in both inside and outside classroom environments. We will find inspiration from a multitude of mediums including photography, chocolate, jazz, famous sports scenes, popular TV shows, abstract art, as well as expressive passages from classic works of literature. These writing prompts will ignite your imagination to write short stories or become an expert sports writer, food critic, scene writer, poet, or art critic. Let your stream of consciousness soar! (If you don’t have your own laptop we can loan you a Google Chromebook.)

    Alex Trivas, English Teacher, M.S. ED from Johns Hopkins, Klingenstein fellow at Columbia University
  • Slide into Middle School Spanish

    Rising 6th Graders
    August 9 - 13
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    OR
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    $150
    Have fun while gaining confidence in Spanish as you prepare to enter Middle School. Students will be immersed in Spanish through short video clips, a novel story, personalized questions, reading theater, and music. They will learn how to acquire grammar naturally just like they learned their first language at home!  By the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple stories and answer questions in Spanish. This course is designed for both Spanish review as well as for students with no prior language instruction.

    Profesora Sonia McDonnell, St. Christopher’s Spanish Teacher
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