Summer

Specialty Sessions

Specialty Sessions

Specialty sessions offer opportunities in many different subjects and grade levels. Each session is designed to enhance learning in a fun environment. After all, it’s summer! 
All camps are Co-ed!

Make it a Full Day at Summer Saints!

Mix and match morning and afternoon camps to create a full day with lunch included. Explore: Specialty, Athletics or Day Camp!

Build each week so the schedule works for you:
  • 8 - 9 a.m. Early Birds

  • 9 a.m. - Noon Morning Camp (Specialty, Athletic, Academic, Morning Mania)

  • Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch & Lounge 

  • 1 - 4 p.m. Afternoon Camp (Specialty, Athletic, Academic, Afternoon Adventures)

  • 4 - 5 p.m. Bonus Hour

Specialty Session Camps by Week

June 10-14

List of 17 items.

  • Around the World Camp

    Rising 1st - 3rd graders
    June 10 - 14
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    With custom passports in hand, during Around the World Camp we will experience a whirlwind journey of five different countries and cultures! Each day campers will get their passports stamped as we 'travel' to a different country, where we will spend time hearing stories, playing games, learning basic words, and making crafts centered around how people live in each new place. 
     
    Alex Nicoll, St. Christopher’s School
  • ArtHaus Art Camp Colorama

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    June 10 - 14
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    This week is always one of our most popular and always fills fast. Be sure to register early! It’s always different because color is truly infinite! We will be inspired by the greatest artistic explorers of color and light: Monet, Matisse, Picasso, Bisa Butler, and more! Our paintings, clay, and sculptures will be an explosion of warm and cool colors. Picasso’s faces will put us on track for an abstract sculpture that will be an all-time favorite keeper! Don’t miss this week of visual expression through rose-colored glasses! 

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

    Rising 1st - 3rd Grade
    June 10 - 14
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Campers will use awesome technology tools such as: LEGO®, Makey Makeys, Ozobots, Little Bits, Dash robots, and/or LEGO® Spike Prime Robotics to examine the design process in order to solve real-world problems. This camp explores a unique combination of great challenges and fun for all budding engineers!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Busch Gardens Fun

    Rising 4th - 8th Graders
    June 10 - 14
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    $460

    Join us for the thrill of a 5 day Busch Gardens adventure. Including rides, shows, attractions, and a kids area. Busch Gardens camp has amazing fun for everyone. The trip will include transportation to and from the park and lunch. Campers will be responsible for their own admission pass for all 5 days of the camp. A season pass starts as low as $118!

    Jack O’Donnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Teacher of Physical Education and Coach
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    June 10 - 14
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230
     
    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    June 10 - 14
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Digging for Fun Archaeology Camp

    Rising 4th - 7th Grade
    June 10 - 14
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Beyond the pages of history, our past can also be discovered by examining the things people have left behind.  During our week of exploration and examination in archaeology camp, we will get our hands dirty identifying objects ranging from 80 to 8,000 years old.  After carefully handling actual spear points, we will attempt to manufacture our own stone tools using ancient techniques.  From studying soils and excavating, to manufacturing and using ancient weapons, we will learn about the past with our hands and our minds.  Like Indiana Jones, along with your Fedora hat and bullwhip, bring your curiosity and good energy as you spend a week training in the techniques and methodologies of an archaeologist.

    Rob Horne, St. Christopher's Middle School History Teacher
  • Dino Explorers

    Rising JK - K
    June 10 - 14
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you LOVE dinosaurs? Join me on a paleontology adventure where we will be learning all about dinosaurs! It is going to be an adventure to the Mesozoic Era that is DINO-MITE! This week we will do a dino dig and then hatch fizzy dino eggs! We will also learn about fossils with playdoh! Throughout our week we will craft paper plate dinosaurs and shape dinosaurs! Lastly, we will make dinosaurs and volcanoes using yummy snacks! There will be no time for dino-snores.

    Kaylee Squires, St. Christopher’s School Little Saints Teacher

    *Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Driver's Education

    June 10 - 14
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
    St. Christopher's School 
    $360*

    Instructors will guide soon-to-be drivers through the classroom portion of driver’s education for five days in June. The class will include the Virginia Department of Education certified 11-module driver’s education curriculum. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. The seven required behind-the-wheel sessions can be scheduled after the students complete the classroom course. (Behind-the-wheel scheduling and payment will be coordinated with RVA Driving Academy.)
    *Lunch for the week in the Ryan Dining Hall is an additional $25 fee offered during the registration process. 

    RVA Driving Academy 
    RVA Driving Academy has been serving the Richmond area for over 15 years. Our mission is to deliver the #1 consumer-rated commercial driver education program in the Metro Richmond area - utilizing state-certified curriculum and instructors in a safe, considerate, and compassionate environment.

     
  • Foodie Fun!

    Rising K - 1st Graders
    June 10 - 14
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Welcome to 'Foodie Fun' - where curious kiddos will embark on a journey of captivating stories, delicious adventures, and creative exploration.  Join Mrs. Gallienne for an exciting summer session filled with stories, games, and hands-on culinary fun as we whip up scrumptious snacks!

    Ashley Gallienne, St. Christopher’s School Kindergarten Teacher
  • Instrument Sampler 

    June 10 - 14
    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Find your new passion in this week-long adventure through the world of music. Designed for those who are new to music, students will experiment with various instruments, and experience various music styles. In-class use of piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion are included in this camp.  Learn basic music theory, ear training and rhythm while finding your musical voice! Parents can visit on the final day of camp for simple demos. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 10 - 14
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Mixed Media Mayhem with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    June 10 - 14
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    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 imagination. 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 providing 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!

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Picture Prompts Creative Writing

    Rising 5th - 6th Grade
    June 10 - 14
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Having trouble coming up with ideas for your writing? Looking for a way to spice up your writing? Not sure how to begin your next award-winning story? We'll spend the week gathering inspiration from photos and artwork to write stories, poems, and songs. Campers will work together to plan, organize, and write creatively. 

    Sarah Hubard, St. Christopher’s 5th grade teacher
  • Summer String Thing

    Rising 6th - 12th Graders
    June 10 - 14
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Learn to perform better with a full ensemble and in small groups - classical, rock, and pop music.  Work on music theory, history of rock and roll, keyboard, sight reading, scales for auditions, improvisation, and sectionals.  Performance on final day.
    Prerequisite: 1yr Violin, Viola, Cello, Upr. Bass
    Must bring your own instrument.

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Surfs Up Summer

    Rising JK - K
    June 10 - 14
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Splash into summer fun with Surfs Up Summer! This week campers will explore the ocean and its animals through arts and crafts, fun water games and so much more. Come hang ten!

    Gracie Cuevas, St. Christopher’s School Teacher 

    *Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Ultimate LEGO®

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 10 - 14
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your 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

June 17 - 21 (Closed June 19)

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  • An Artistic Celebration of Juneteenth

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)
     
    This week will be inspired by the beautiful colors of African and African American art. Campers will look at the beautiful quilts of Bisa Butler, the indigo batiks from West Africa, the collage art of Romare Bearden of Harlem Renaissance, and the unique ceramic art by Syd Carpenter. Each young artist will put their own creative spin on all that they create.This is sure to be an enlightening and colorful creative experience!

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


  • Be an Architect Art Camp

    Rising 1st - 4th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $184 (4 days)

    Ever wonder how a building is designed or how a tree house fits in a tree? Learn how to design your own building by drawing 2D floor plans and bring your creation to life through a one point perspective drawing and 3D models. We will look at famous buildings, structures and architects from our city of Richmond to all around the world! At the end of the week your architect will have their own amazing portfolio. All materials are provided.

    Clarie Berry, St. Christopher's Extended Day Art & BUILD
  • Brilliant Builders

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)

    Campers will use awesome technology tools such as: LEGO®, Makey Makeys, Ozobots, Little Bits, Dash robots, and/or LEGO® Spike Prime Robotics to examine the design process in order to solve real-world problems. This camp explores a unique combination of great challenges and fun for all budding engineers!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $184 (4 days)

    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)

    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Digging for Fun Archaeology Camp

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

    Beyond the pages of history, our past can also be discovered by examining the things people have left behind.  During our week of exploration and examination in archaeology camp, we will get our hands dirty identifying objects ranging from 80 to 8,000 years old.  After carefully handling actual spear points, we will attempt to manufacture our own stone tools using ancient techniques.  From studying soils and excavating, to manufacturing and using ancient weapons, we will learn about the past with our hands and our minds.  Like Indiana Jones, along with your Fedora hat and bullwhip, bring your curiosity and good energy as you spend a week training in the techniques and methodologies of an archaeologist.

    Rob Horne, St. Christopher's Middle School History Teacher
  • Drawing For Tweens & Teens with ArtHaus

    Rising 5th - 8th Grade
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $184 (4 days)

    In this introductory class, you will learn the essential basics of drawing: line, value,
    proportion, the effects of light on geometric forms, the elements of design and
    composition, and color theory. Students will learn to see and accurately draw
    volumes in space—with knowledge of highlight, shadow, zone of tangency, cast
    shadow, and reflected light. Class exercises and still-life set-ups are designed to
    expand your drawing and observational skills. Students will also learn the old
    master method of “sight-size drawing.” We will work with several drawing
    media—graphite, charcoal, sanguine, as well as pastels (semi-hard chalk pastels).
    Students will develop their drawing expertise as they develop their own personal
    style. Each class features instructor demonstrations, individual instruction, and
    group critiques.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Entrepreneurship: Build It!

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    June 17 - 28 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    *This is a 2-week program!
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $414

    Business Builders is a unique program that invites Middle School-age youth to learn business basics and to spark their entrepreneurial mindset. Participants will go from business idea to customer #1 this summer! Offered by Founders Mark, a local organization that invests in youth by preparing them with life-ready and leadership skills for future success. Their mission is to empower bright, talented youth to make a positive impact on the world around them. 

    For more information please visit Founders Mark.
  • Four Seasons Camp

    Rising 1st - 3rd graders
    June 17 - 21
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)
     
    During Four Seasons Camp we will experience a whole year in just one week! Each day we will explore one of the four seasons, spending time filled with crafts, stories, and activities based around the season of the day. We will celebrate seasonal holidays, play games with appropriate attire and materials (playing in the snow in June?!), and enjoy making crafts curated using seasonal materials.
     
    Alex Nicoll, St. Christopher’s School Teacher
  • Hike, Explore & So Much More!

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)

    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 Teacher of Physical Education
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Piano Adventure

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)

    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! There will be an informal recital on the final day of camp. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Picture Prompts Creative Writing

    Rising 5th - 6th Grade
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $184 (4 days)

    Having trouble coming up with ideas for your writing? Looking for a way to spice up your writing? Not sure how to begin your next award-winning story? We'll spend the week gathering inspiration from photos and artwork to write stories, poems, and songs. Campers will work together to plan, organize, and write creatively. 

    Sarah Hubard, St. Christopher’s 5th grade teacher
  • Superhero Training

    Rising JK - K
    June 17 - 21
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $184 (4 days)
     
    Unleash the superhero within at Superhero Training Camp! Filled with exciting activities, and imaginative crafts, this camp is designed to boost confidence and creativity. From donning capes and masks to conquering heroic obstacle courses, our campers will soar through a week of action-packed adventures. Junior superheroes will leave camp decked out in super gear and ready to save the day!     
     
    Emily Hicks, St. Christopher’s Junior Kindergarten Co-Teacher
  • Uke ‘n’ Roll®

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $184 (4 days)

    Learn to play classic songs on the ukulele in just 1 week-- the newest instrument craze to hit the US! During this week, campers will be singing along to their uke while learning music fundamentals. There will be some individual as well as some group strumming each day, and the kids will also be learning about rhythm, music appreciation and music theory. There will be an informal recital on the final day of camp. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Ultimate LEGO®

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)

    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your 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
  • Young Paleontologists

    Rising JK - K
    June 17 - 21 (Camp Closed Wednesday, June 19)
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $184 (4 days)

    Are you a dinosaur enthusiast who wants nothing more than to dive into a prehistoric world?! Join your fellow young paleontologists for a journey back in time to learn about the lives of your favorite extinct animals. Through hands-on activities, campers will explore everything about dinosaurs and fossils, along with various other dinosaur themed activities. If you dig dinosaurs, join us! 

    Grace Cuevas, St. Christopher’s Teacher 

    *Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.

June 24 - 28

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  • Art Under the Sea with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    June 24 - 28
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    Our imaginations will take us to faraway destinations while we create with clay, paint, paper mâché, and more! Seahorses, jellyfish, and coral reefs are just a few of the beautiful encounters that will inspire our paintings and sculptures. We are sure to come across
    magical creatures in uncharted waters that will dazzle and excite your creative thinker. Amazing works of art will be on board for our weeklong colorful journey!

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 24 - 28
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    June 24 - 28
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Four Seasons Camp

    Four Seasons Camp
    Rising 1st - 3rd graders
    June 24 - 28
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
     
    During Four Seasons Camp we will experience a whole year in just one week! Each day we will explore one of the four seasons, spending time filled with crafts, stories, and activities based around the season of the day. We will celebrate seasonal holidays, play games with appropriate attire and materials (playing in the snow in June?!), and enjoy making crafts curated using seasonal materials.
     
    Alex Nicoll, St. Christopher’s School Teacher
  • Fun on the Farm

    Fun on the Farm
    Rising K - 2nd Grade
    June 24 - 28
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Are you curious about what life on a farm is like? Join me for a week of fun on the farm as we take a closer look at how to care for livestock such as goats, sheep, chickens, pigs and learn all about why we keep bees on the farm. You'll even have the chance to meet several of our farm animals!

    Fox Family Farm
  • Fun on the Farm

    Fun on the Farm
    Rising 3rd - 5th Grade
    June 24 - 28
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Are you curious about what life on a farm is like? Join me for a week of fun on the farm as we take a closer look at how to care for livestock such as goats, sheep, chickens, pigs and learn all about why we keep bees on the farm. You'll even have the chance to meet several of our farm animals!

    Fox Family Farm
  • Guitar Pro

    Rising 4th - 8th Graders
    June 24 - 28
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Play like a pro with your peers and become a guitar champ! Campers will learn key concepts of the fundamentals of music, rhythm and performance. Students will also be able to experiment with different types of guitars, electric guitar effects and other gear key to live performance. Other topics covered include listening, accompaniment, music theory and improvisation.
     
    Prerequisite: 2 yrs experience on guitar.
    Must bring your guitar (and amp if applicable)

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 24 - 28
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Lights! Camera! Action!

    Rising 3rd – 7th Graders
    June 24 - 28
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Come join Ms. Warren for an exciting week where campers will get a chance to express their creativity as they create and develop script scenes, direct their figures, and watch their movie come to life. Campers learn video editing techniques like voice-overs, transitioning and green-screening. Campers will learn using WeVideo and the excitement of stop-motion animation as they bring their imagination to life.

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Mixed Media Painting and Printmaking for Teens with ArtHaus

    Rising 5th - 8th Grade
    June 24 - 28
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Learn how to layer graphite, color, and ink to create 3D effects in this mixed-media drawing and painting class. We will begin with graphite and ink & learn how to add value and depth to our drawings. Students will learn how to use color effectively to create the illusion of shadow, as well as how to layer and mix color to match the appropriate hue in a variety of drawings and paintings. The technique of printing with gelli plates will be introduced and used in combination with paint and collage materials. This class will make the fundamentals of drawing & painting FUN! 

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

    Rising JK - 1st Graders
    June 24 - 28
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    With NEW MUSIC each year, this camp will feature some of your favorite Mother Goose rhymes and is designed for the young, budding performer. It will incorporate singing, dancing, acting and a whole ton of fun! There will be a special performance for family and friends on the last day of camp that you won’t want to miss.

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2024 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Reach for the Stars

    Rising JK - K
    June 24 - 28
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Come sky with me to outer space and discover mysteries about our magical universe! As astronauts, we will discover the moon phases using a yummy and delicious snack…OREOS! We will create fizzy moon paint to make our very own outer space picture, watercolors to paint an image of our beautiful galaxy, create constellations using marshmallows, and build a space shuttle with various resources to blast off!!! We will end our week learning about our solar system using delicious fruits and veggies! See you crater, space explorer!

    Kaylee Squires, St. Christopher’s School Little Saints Teacher

    *Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2024 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Ultimate LEGO®

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 24 - 28
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your 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
  • Young Yogis

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    June 24 - 28
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Let’s breathe, bend, stretch, and find our inner strength! Beginners to yoga as well as yoga enthusiasts are welcome for this week long camp. We will explore the basic principles of yoga, challenging our strength, flexibility, and balance in a fun group environment. In addition, campers will learn and practice mindfulness techniques, tapping into how they are feeling in order to develop important strategies for self regulation. We will also get creative making yoga bracelets and yoga music.

    Jessica Healy, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher 

July 1 - 5

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July 8 - 12

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  • All About Bugs

    Rising JK - K
    July 8 -12
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Have you ever tried stretching like a grasshopper, moving like a caterpillar, or laying like a ladybug? We will learn all about bugs through fun and simple yoga poses. Throughout the week we will enjoy crafting our own very hungry caterpillar, butterfly suncatchers, and our favorite food the very hungry caterpillar ate on its journey! Lastly, we will discover all about bugs through sensory playdoh build a bugs and bug fossils! What a week of learning about a bug’s life!

    Kaylee Squires, St. Christopher's Little Saints Teacher

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2024 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Around the World Camp

    Around the World Camp
    Rising 1st - 3rd graders
    July 8 - 12
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
     
    With custom passports in hand, during Around the World Camp we will experience a whirlwind journey of five different countries and cultures! Each day campers will get their passports stamped as we 'travel' to a different country, where we will spend time hearing stories, playing games, learning basic words, and making crafts centered around how people live in each new place. 
     
    Alex Nicoll, St. Christopher’s School Teacher 
  • Brilliant Builders

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Campers will use awesome technology tools such as: LEGO®, Makey Makeys, Ozobots, Little Bits, Dash robots, and/or LEGO® Spike Prime Robotics to examine the design process in order to solve real-world problems. This camp explores a unique combination of great challenges and fun for all budding engineers!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 3rd - 7th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Edible Science

    Edible Science
    Rising 2nd - 5th Grade
    July 8 -12
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Have you ever wondered how gummy bears hold their shape? Why does popcorn pop? What gives marshmallows their fluff? Come eat your way through a week of edible science and find out! We will experiment and learn how to make pop rocks, edible glitter, gummy bears, marshmallows, freeze dried food, and more!

    Fox Family Farm
  • Escape Room

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you enjoy puzzles and codes? Do you like working with a group to solve problems? We'll spend the week learning about and solving escape rooms as we develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. Campers will get to escape from various themed rooms each day, and we will learn and practice common codes and ciphers. Do you think you have what it takes?

    Caroline Lockerby, St. Christopher's 3rd grade Teacher
  • Instrument Sampler

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Find your new passion in this week-long adventure through the world of music. Designed for those who are new to music, students will experiment with various instruments, and experience various music styles. In-class use of piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion are included in this camp.  Learn basic music theory, ear training and rhythm while finding your musical voice! Parents can visit on the final day of camp for simple demos. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Jungle Animals Art Camp

    Rising 1st - 4th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.


    During this week-long art camp, we will transport our imaginations to the jungle! Explore different animals living in the jungle to create 2D and 3D animal inspired art. Chameleons, tree frogs, snakes and toucans will guide our mixed media art projects. All materials are provided. 

    Claire Berry, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Art and Build
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Lotions, Potions & More!

    Lotions, Potions & More!
    Rising 3rd - 6th Grade
    July 8 -12
    9:00 a.m. - Noon 
    $230

    Have you ever wondered how soap is made? Or perhaps you are curious about why bath bombs are so fizzy? This week we will take a look at the ingredients used to make our bath products and get hands-on experience making your own soap, lotion bars, bath bombs, lip balms, shower steamers & more!

    Fox Family Farm

     
  • Magical and Mythical Creatures

    Rising JK - K
    July 8 - 13
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230
     
    Embark on an enchanting journey with our Magical and Mythical Creatures Camp. From unicorns to dragons, each day is a whimsical exploration of legendary beings through captivating stories, enchanting crafts, and fantastical adventures. Young campers will craft their own unicorn horns, embark on mythical creature scavenger hunts, and maybe even breathe a little dragon fire. Join us for a week of magical escapades, where the wonders of mythical realms come alive in the hearts of our campers!
     
    Emily Hicks, St. Christopher’s Junior Kindergarten Co-Teacher
  • Multiplication Mania

    Rising 3rd - 5th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Brush up on your math facts this summer! During this camp, we will explore the concept of multiplication through games, activities, and projects. Our goal is building automaticity and speed of multiplication and division facts over the course of the week. This camp is perfect for rising third graders who have had some exposure to multiplication as well as rising fourth and fifth graders who want to practice their multiplication and division facts. 

    Caroline Lockerby, St. Christopher's 3rd grade Teacher
  • Olympics Mania

    Rising K - 2nd Graders
    July 8 - 12
    9:00 a.m. - Noon 
    $230

    Paris 2024 is coming to St. Christophers, so get ready to compete for gold!
    Our athletes will train and compete in teams in a variety of sporting events, including: Track, Badminton, Volleyball, Gymnastics, and more! They will also create and design a unique flag for their team/country. 

    Laura Smith, St. Christopher’s Lower School Co-Teacher
    Natalie, DeForest, St. Christopher’s Lower School Co-Teacher
  • Ooey, Gooey, Let’s Get Slimey! 

    Rising 2nd - 6th  Graders
    July 8 - 12
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
    $230

    This week we will make all things slimy: by making slime! Every day we will focus on a different kind of slime to create and by the end of the week we will have a fun and slimy project for all to enjoy.

    Jennifer Dortch, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
    Rebecca Wickham, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
  • South Pacific Sun with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    July 8 - 12
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    Our artful travels to the BIG Island in the South Seas will fire up our young artists’
    imaginations as we create clay sea creatures! From the native artists of Fiji to
    Paul Gauguin, and other masterful artists, who found solace in the beauty of island oases in
    the French Polynesian, we find inspiration for our paintings, paper mâché, and more!

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Summer Jam II

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Jam with your peers while expanding your musical knowledge and having fun as a band! Students will learn how to put on a successful performance of songs they choose, as well as the importance of collaboration in music, in preparation for an informal recital on the last day of camp.
    Prerequisite: 1 yr. experience on Guitar, Keyboard, Voice, Bass, Percussion, Woodwind, Brass or String Instruments
    Must bring your own instrument (keyboard and drum set provided)

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • What’s Your Impression?

    Rising 1st - 4th Graders
    July 8 - 12
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    During this week-long impressionist art camp your child will explore some of the iconic artists who changed the art world forever.  Monet Lily Ponds, Degas Dancers, Matisse Cut-Outs, and Van Gogh Bold Colors.  We will learn about each artist and try our hand at their individual style.  Get ready to leave your impression!

    Jessica Healy, St. Christopher’s French Teacher 
  • Youth Pickleball

    Youth Pickleball
    Rising 1st - 4th Grade
    July 8 - 12
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Come learn how to serve, score, volley, dink, learn when to step into the kitchen and try not to get pickled! We will have plenty of court time where your child will learn the
    basics of Pickleball playing doubles and skinny singles and enjoying paddle themed crafts.

    Join us for a fun filled week on the courts! Campers must bring a pickleball paddle and wear court appropriate shoes. Make sure to bring a snack, water bottle and enthusiasm for America’s fastest growing sport!

    Bruce Mish, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Teacher
    Melissa Whitley, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Teacher
  • Youth Pickleball

    Youth Pickleball
    Rising 1st - 4th Grade
    July 8 - 12
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Come learn how to serve, score, volley, dink, learn when to step into the kitchen and try not to get pickled! We will have plenty of court time where your child will learn the
    basics of Pickleball playing doubles and skinny singles and enjoying paddle themed crafts.

    Join us for a fun filled week on the courts! Campers must bring a pickleball paddle and wear court appropriate shoes. Make sure to bring a snack, water bottle and enthusiasm for America’s fastest growing sport!

    Bruce Mish, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Teacher
    Melissa Whitley, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Teacher

July 15-19

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  • ABC Detectives! - Afternoon

    Rising JK - K 
    July 15 - 19 
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
    $230
     
    Can you keep a secret? This is only for JK and K students. It’s Top Secret! Each day we will be sent a secret mission from the top dog, the head of THE agency! As a team, we will put on our detective hats and piece together the clues to figure out which letter of the alphabet is the focus of our investigation. It will be a week of mysterious fun filled with play, problem solving, crafting, cooking, and uncovering a few of the mysteries of the alphabet! If you like mysteries, clues or pretending to be a spy or detective, the ABC Detectives is for you!   

    Margaret Hunter, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Teacher
    Holly Moreland, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
  • ABC Detectives! - Morning

    Rising JK - K 
    July 15 - 19 
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    Can you keep a secret? This is only for JK and K students. It’s Top Secret! Each day we will be sent a secret mission from the top dog, the head of THE agency! As a team, we will put on our detective hats and piece together the clues to figure out which letter of the alphabet is the focus of our investigation. It will be a week of mysterious fun filled with play, problem solving, crafting, cooking, and uncovering a few of the mysteries of the alphabet! If you like mysteries, clues or pretending to be a spy or detective, the ABC Detectives is for you!   

    Margaret Hunter, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Teacher
    Holly Moreland, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
  • Artful Antics with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    July 15 - 19
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    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 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!

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Bugging Out - Art & Craft Camp

    Rising 1st - 4th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    During Buggin’ Out Art and Craft Camp we’ll use photos of bugs and insects to inspire our colorful pieces of artwork. We’ll study symmetry, line types and shapes throughout the week together. Each student will complete daily projects in 2D or 3D pieces of mixed media artwork. Campers will also make a light up lantern with pretend bugs and insects.
    All materials are provided. 

    Claire Berry, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Art and Build
  • Ceramic Handbuilding with ArtHaus

    Rising 5th - 8th Grade
    July 15 - 19
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Get excited about clay! In this class, young teens will be introduced to ceramic hand-building, and a variety of decorating and glazing techniques. We will be focusing on fun while exploring some of the methods used to make mugs, planters, vases, and many other interesting forms and functions! 
    The use of tools, glazes, and clay are included in the cost of the class. Just bring your imagination (and some shoes & clothes you don’t mind getting muddy)! ​

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

    Rising 2nd - 6th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    In this melodic camp, boys and girls will learn basic music theory and ear training as it relates to singing; work as a group on warm-ups and sight reading; learn songs across a variety of genres and provide a group choral performance on the final day.
    Level: Mixed Ability

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Commotion in the Ocean

    Commotion in the Ocean
    Rising K - 2nd Grade
    July 15 - 19
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Do you love the beach? Have  you ever wondered what is out beyond the sand? Join me as we take a deep dive into the ocean! We will explore the layers of the ocean and take a closer look at fish, sea turtles, dolphins, sharks, jellyfish, and more. Then as we make our way back to the shore we will sort and identify several different types of shells and shark teeth.

    Fox Family Farm
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Design, BUILD & Innovate

    Rising 5th - 8th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    9:00 am - Noon
    $230

    Do you like building things? BUILD Camp is the perfect way to learn science and mathematical concepts through hands-on experiments.This camp will allow students to experiment with different materials, such as PVC and wood to make catapults, mouse trap cars and invent fun games using LEGO robots. We hope this camp will capture the love of learning especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. We will design, build and test our ideas to accomplish various goals throughout the week. Let’s go!

    David Shin, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher of Science, BUILD and Robotics
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Entrepreneurship: Spark It

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $230

    Spark It is an introductory program that invites youth to learn business basics and to “spark” an entrepreneurial mindset. Participants will go from business idea to customer #1 this summer! Offered by Founders Mark, a local organization that invests in youth by preparing them with life-ready and leadership skills for future success. Their mission is to empower bright, talented youth to make a positive impact on the world around them. 

    For more information please visit Founders Mark.
  • Foodie Fun!

    Rising K - 1st Graders
    July 15 - 19
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Welcome to 'Foodie Fun' - where curious kiddos will embark on a journey of captivating stories, delicious adventures, and creative exploration.  Join Mrs. Gallienne for an exciting summer session filled with stories, games, and hands-on culinary fun as we whip up scrumptious snacks!

    Ashley Gallienne, St. Christopher’s School Kindergarten Teacher
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Lights! Camera! Action!

    Rising 3rd – 7th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Come join Ms. Warren for an exciting week where campers will get a chance to express their creativity as they create and develop script scenes, direct their figures, and watch their movie come to life. Campers learn video editing techniques like voice-overs, transitioning and green-screening. Campers will learn using WeVideo and the excitement of stop-motion animation as they bring their imagination to life.

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Olympics Mania

    Rising 3rd - 5th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Paris 2024 is coming to St. Christophers, so get ready to compete for gold!
    Our athletes will train and compete in teams in a variety of sporting events, including: Track, Badminton, Volleyball, Gymnastics, and more! They will also create and design a unique flag for their team/country. 

    Laura Smith, St. Christopher’s Lower School Co-Teacher
    Natalie, DeForest, St. Christopher’s Lower School Co-Teacher
  • Outta This World Space Camp

    Rising 3rd - 6th Grade
    July 15 - 19
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Join me as we blast off to outer space! This week we will explore the international space station and learn all about how astronauts train to live in outer space, as well as, how they cook, sleep, shower, and use the bathroom in space (you'll even get to try space food!) After that we will hop off the space station and spend some time discovering the planets that make up our solar system. 

    Fox Family Farm
  • Piano Adventure

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    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! There will be an informal recital on the final day of camp. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Ultimate LEGO® 

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 15 - 19
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your 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

July 22 - 26

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  • A Grand Adventure: Reading & Writing in Nature

    Rising 4th - 5th Grade
    July 22 - 26
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you like the outdoors and a great story? Want to learn how great writers tell those stories? Campers will hear some classic adventure stories, practice reading strategies, and work on their descriptive writing. With nature walks, practical survival skills, and plenty of good storytelling, this camp will be a great mix of hearing great stories and telling your own. Adventure awaits!

    Quentin Moore, St. Christopher’s School 5th grade Teacher
  • Bird's Eye View of 1st Grade

    Rising 1st Graders
    July 22 - 26
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    This camp is for the birds! Rising first graders will practice reading, writing, math, and STEM skills all while learning some amazing facts about birds. Did you know that chickens are the closest relative to dinosaurs? Have you ever heard a bird talk exactly like a human? And how do different birds build their nests? We’ll learn all about these interesting creatures with fun art projects and activities!

    Laura Smith, St. Christopher's Lower School Co-Teacher
  • Brilliant Builders

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 22 - 26
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Campers will use awesome technology tools such as: LEGO®, Makey Makeys, Ozobots, Little Bits, Dash robots, and/or LEGO® Spike Prime Robotics to examine the design process in order to solve real-world problems. This camp explores a unique combination of great challenges and fun for all budding engineers!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 3rd - 7th Graders
    July 22 - 26
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 22 - 26
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Fiesta with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    July 22 - 26
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    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 sights, 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!

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Get a Jump Start! 2nd Grade Preview

    Rising 2nd Graders
    July 22 - 26
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    With summer nearing the finish line, let’s jump into a variety of reading, writing, and math activities. We’ll brush up on the skills you mastered last year, and take a sneak peek at all the exciting learning that’s headed your way this fall. We’ll use fun, interactive games to strengthen your reading, writing, and math skills. 

    Amy Buerlein, St. Christopher’s School 2nd Grade Teacher


  • Get a Jump Start! 2nd Grade Preview

    Rising 2nd Graders
    July 22 - 26
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    With summer nearing the finish line, let’s jump into a variety of reading, writing, and math activities. We’ll brush up on the skills you mastered last year, and take a sneak peek at all the exciting learning that’s headed your way this fall. We’ll use fun, interactive games to strengthen your reading, writing, and math skills. 

    Amy Buerlein, St. Christopher’s School 2nd Grade Teacher


  • Guitar Fundamentals

    Rising 2nd – 5th Graders
    July 22 - 26
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    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. There will be an informal recital on the final day of camp. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!

    Campers can bring their own guitar or rent one for the week. 
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 22 - 26
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Mini Musical Theatre

    Rising 2nd - 8th Graders
    July 22 - 26
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Using NEW MUSIC each year, students will create their own musical by taking scenes from multiple musicals and putting them together for a performance on the final day of camp. Campers will work on vocals, acting and stage presence, focusing on one area each day, incorporating fun exercises and games. To top it off, they will also work on creating costumes.

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Ooey, Gooey, Let’s Get Slimy! 

    Rising 2nd - 6th  Graders
    July 22 - 26
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    $230

    This week we will make all things slimy: by making slime! Every day we will focus on a different kind of slime to create and by the end of the week we will have a fun and slimy project for all to enjoy.

    Jennifer Dortch, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
    Rebecca Wickham, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
  • Shark Week

    Rising JK - K
    July 22 - 26
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    What a FIN-TASTIC week we are going to have exploring the world of sharks! We will create shark sensory bottles and discover how sharks drink salt water! We will craft shark headbands and use watercolors to paint ocean scenes. Throughout the week we will enjoy hunting for shark teeth in sensory bins and understanding how sharks float through a fun science experiment! We will finish up the week making delicious shark bait popcorn snacks and sand dollar sugar cookies! This week is going to be JAW-SOME!

    Kaylee Squires, St. Christopher’s School Little Saints Teacher

    *Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Super Scientists

    Rising JK - K
    July 22 - 26
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230
     
    Attention budding Einsteins and young Nobels – grab your beakers and your safety goggles and prepare for an exhilarating journey into the world of science! Every day at Super Scientists Camp will be filled with experimental fun. We will erupt volcanoes, capture a tornado in a bottle, and make some magic using fairy science. From mind-blowing discoveries to awe-inspiring explosions, it’s going to be a STEAMing good time!
     
    Emily Hicks, St. Christopher’s Junior Kindergarten Co-Teacher
  • Ways with Writing - Cursive and Typing Class  

    Rising 2nd - 4th Graders  
    July 22 - 26 
    9:00 a.m. - Noon  
    $230
     
    Ways with Writing Camp is an introduction to cursive handwriting practice and typing. It will provide students with a wide variety of fine motor tasks, along with cursive stroke and keyboarding instruction and practice. Campers will learn tips and strategies to build strong foundations for both ways to write. 
     
    Dana Kuhlen, St. Christopher’s 2nd grade Teacher
  • What’s Your Impression?

    Rising 1st - 4th
    July 22 - 26
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    During this week-long impressionist art camp your child will explore some of the iconic artists who changed the art world forever.  Monet Lily Ponds, Degas Dancers, Matisse Cut-Outs, and Van Gogh Bold Colors.  We will learn about each artist and try our hand at their individual style.  Get ready to leave your impression!

    Jessica Healy, St. Christopher’s French Teacher 
  • Wizards, Dragons, & Fairies - Oh My!

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    July 22 - 26
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    Your child’s imagination will find a destination through clay, paper mâché, paint, pastels, and more for a magical week of merriment!  We may create dueling dragons, medieval wizards, unusual unicorns or paupers, and princesses. From Fairies to Mythical Beasts each lesson will be as unique as your child’s creative energy.

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

July 29 - August 2

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  • An Artist A Day Art Camp

    Rising 1st - 4th Graders
    July 29 - August 2
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Ever wonder who created some of the most famous pieces of artwork? Come join this week long art camp where campers will learn about a different artist each day. Campers will create artwork inspired by the artist of the day as they explore in different mediums and materials to create their masterpieces. At the end of the week, campers will have a portfolio of five pieces of artwork representing the featured artists. All materials are provided. 

    Clarie Berry, St. Christopher's Extended Day Art & BUILD
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 29 - August 2
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Fin and Feather with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    July 29 - August 2
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Our imaginations will take flight as our creative destinations will include clay, paper-mâché, paint, and more! Fish, sharks, whales, and coral reefs are just a few of the beautiful underwater life that will inspire our paintings and sculptures. We are sure to come across magical creatures as we take flight into a week filled with all that swims and flies. Maybe batik bats, or flying superheroes and fairies will be what catches your child’s whimsical creative spirit. We can’t wait for a week to spread our wings and dive deep into our artistic visions where only the Sky’s The Limit! 
     
    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Jump into First Grade

    Rising 1st grade 
    July 29 - August 2
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    Let’s give your rising first grader a boost of confidence and a kickstart to reading and math right before they head back to school! We will start to think and act like first grade boys and girls by participating in morning meeting discussions, working in small cooperative groups on reading, writing and math skills, listening to award-winning stories, and sharing our learning at the end of the day. We’ll also have fun doing independent projects and getting a feel for the first grade routine. Let’s get our first grade feet wet in a first grade classroom with a first grade teacher and make new first grade friends!

    Whitney Mathews, St. Christopher’s 1st Grade Teacher, Reading Specialist
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 29 - August 2
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Kindergarten Kickoff!

    Rising K
    July 29 - August 2
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Kindergarten here we come!  Whether you are new to StC or veteran StC JK student, join us as we play games, build together, and explore the exciting world of reading, writing, and math in Kindergarten. We’ll tour the Lower School and even play on the giant “big boy” playground! Enjoy this opportunity to make new friends and learn the ropes before school starts!

    Hayden Vick, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten Teacher


  • Leap into Learning

    Rising 3rd
    July 29 - August 2
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Rise to the occasion and get ready for 3rd grade. Explore the fundamentals of reading and math with this half-day infusion of learning and fun. Campers will brush up on academic skills through a variety of literacy and math based activities and games. 
     
    Dana Kuhlen, St. Christopher’s 2nd grade Teacher
  • Pre-Band Camp

    Rising 4th - 8th Graders 
    July 29 - August 2
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230
     
    This camp is designed for beginner students who have an interest in joining any beginning band program in the fall.  Students will have an introduction to a band program through the following means - Performance on Recorder or Basic Percussion, Movement & Playing in a Musical Environment, Recognition of Strong and Weak Beats, Musical Symbols & Meanings, Reading Music Notation, Active Listening, Intonation & Tone, Instrument Recognition, Rhythmic Literacy and Ear Training.  Students will be assessed and advised on “best-fit” instruments with which they would likely have the most success.
     
    Prerequisite: None
    GRSM will provide a recorder for in-class use.

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Summer Jam I 

    Rising 3rd - 5th Graders
    July 29 - August 2
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Jam with your peers while expanding your musical knowledge and having fun as a band! Students will learn how to put on a successful performance of songs they choose, as well as the importance of collaboration in music, in preparation for an informal recital on the last day of camp.

    Prerequisite: 1 yr. experience on Guitar, Keyboard, Voice, Bass, Percussion, Woodwind, Brass or String Instruments
    Must bring your own instrument (keyboard and drum set provided)

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Summer Work & Study Skills

    Rising 5th - 6th Grade
    July 29 - August 2
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Is your summer work still looming over your head?  Want to sharpen your reading and writing skills before returning to school?  Not sure how to take and organize notes about the text?  We'll spend the week working towards the completion of summer reading assignments. Campers will work together to read, write, and think critically about their assigned texts.  

    Sarah Hubard, St. Christopher’s 5th grade teacher
    Quentin Moore, St. Christopher’s 5th grade teacher
  • Surfs Up Summer

    Rising JK - K
    July 29 - August 2
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Splash into summer fun with Surfs Up Summer! This week campers will explore the ocean and its animals through arts and crafts, fun water games and so much more. Come hang ten!

    Gracie Cuevas, St. Christopher’s School Teacher 

    *Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Ultimate LEGO®

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 29 - August 2
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your 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
  • Young Yogis

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 29 - August 2
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Let’s breathe, bend, stretch, and find our inner strength! Beginners to yoga as well as yoga enthusiasts are welcome for this week long camp. We will explore the basic principles of yoga, challenging our strength, flexibility, and balance in a fun group environment. In addition, campers will learn and practice mindfulness techniques, tapping into how they are feeling in order to develop important strategies for self regulation. We will also get creative making yoga bracelets and yoga music.

    Jessica Healy, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher 

August 5 - 9

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  • A Grand Adventure: Reading & Writing in Nature

    Rising 4th - 5th Grade
    August 5 - 9
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you like the outdoors and a great story? Want to learn how great writers tell those stories? Campers will hear some classic adventure stories, practice reading strategies, and work on their descriptive writing. With nature walks, practical survival skills, and plenty of good storytelling, this camp will be a great mix of hearing great stories and telling your own. Adventure awaits!

    Quentin Moore, St. Christopher’s School 5th grade Teacher
  • Algebra II Boot Camp

    Rising 8th - 10th Graders
    August 5 - 9
    9 a.m. - Noon

    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 and Coach
  • Animal Planet

    Rising JK - K
    August 5 - 9
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    $230
     
    Dive into the wild wonders of the Animal Planet! Campers will embark on an exciting safari of learning and discovery, exploring the diverse realms of the animal kingdom through interactive games, engaging stories, and hands-on activities. From creature crafts to imaginative role-play, every day promises a new and exciting encounter with the fascinating animals that inhabit our planet. Join us for a week-long expedition and let your inner zoologist roam free!
    All materials are provided.
     
    Emily Hicks, St. Christopher’s Junior Kindergarten Co-Teacher
  • Artful Time Travelers with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Grade
    August 5 - 9
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230
    Travel back in time and get to know the masters! We will look to the greatest artists of all
    time: from the Renaissance to the Modern art of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Your young artists
    will uncover the mysteries and the untold stories of famous works of art! We will draw,
    paint, and sculpt our way back to 2024 as we become artful masters ourselves! 

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

    Rising 11th - 12th Graders
    August 5 - 9
    4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
    $230

    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 and Coach
  • Concert Band Camp 

    Rising 4th - 8th Graders
    August 5 - 9
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $230

    This camp is designed for students who have an interest in being a part of any intermediate band program in the fall, however, other students satisfying the prerequisites are also welcome.  The camp offers students the opportunity to develop the fundamentals of performance on their instrument and is designed to develop Tone Quality, Technique, Rhythm, Intonation and other skills needed for performing as an individual or in a group.
    Prerequisite:  1-3 years of experience on flute, clarinet, saxophone, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba or band percussion.

    Must bring your own instrument and a music stand.

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • CRASH! - Coding Camp

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders 
    August 5 - 9 
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    Crash! Coding Camp is for any student ready to learn more about coding! We will explore languages ranging from block coding, javascripts and python during our week together. Whether your child is a novice or an expert, or every student will grow and learn so much out of this individualized camp experience. Three, two, one… let’s code!
     
    David Shin, St. Christopher’s Middle School Science Department Chair and Teacher, BUILD Lead and Robotics Advisor
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    August 5 - 9
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Instrument Sampler

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    August 5 - 9
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Find your new passion in this week-long adventure through the world of music. Designed for those who are new to music, students will experiment with various instruments, and experience various music styles. In-class use of piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion are included in this camp.  Learn basic music theory, ear training and rhythm while finding your musical voice! Parents can visit on the final day of camp for simple demos. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Jump into First Grade

    Rising 1st grade 
    August 5 – 9
    9:00 a.m. - Noon
    $230
     
    Let’s give your rising first grader a boost of confidence and a kickstart to reading and math right before they head back to school! We will start to think and act like first grade boys and girls by participating in morning meeting discussions, working in small cooperative groups on reading, writing and math skills, listening to award-winning stories, and sharing our learning at the end of the day. We’ll also have fun doing independent projects and getting a feel for the first grade routine. Let’s get our first grade feet wet in a first grade classroom with a first grade teacher and make new first grade friends!

    Whitney Mathews, St. Christopher’s 1st Grade Teacher, Reading Specialist
  • Jump into Kindergarten

    Rising K
    August 5 - 9
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Kindergarten here we come!  Whether you are new to StC or veteran StC JK student, join us as we play games, build together, and explore the exciting world of reading, writing, and math in Kindergarten. We’ll tour the Lower School and even play on the giant “big boy” playground! Enjoy this opportunity to make new friends and learn the ropes before school starts!

    Ashley Gallienne, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten Teacher


  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    August 5 - 9
    9 a.m. - Noon
    $230

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Pre-Calculus Boot Camp

    Rising 11th - 12th Graders
    August 5 - 9
    4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    $230

    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 and Coach


  • Young Paleontologists

    Rising JK - K
    August 5 - 9
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    $230

    Are you a dinosaur enthusiast who wants nothing more than to dive into a prehistoric world?! Join your fellow young paleontologists for a journey back in time to learn about the lives of your favorite extinct animals. Through hands-on activities, campers will explore everything about dinosaurs and fossils, along with various other dinosaur themed activities. If you dig dinosaurs, join us! 

    Grace Cuevas, St. Christopher’s Teacher 

    *Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.

August 11 - 17

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  • Driver's Education

    August 11 - 18 
    1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m.  
    August 11 - 18 
    $360
     
    Instructors will guide soon-to-be drivers through the classroom portion of driver’s education. The class will include the Virginia Department of Education certified 11-module driver’s education curriculum. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. The seven required behind-the-wheel sessions can be scheduled after the students complete the classroom course. (Behind-the-wheel scheduling and payment will be coordinated with RVA Driving Academy.)  
     
    RVA Driving Academy  
    RVA Driving Academy has been serving the Richmond area for over 15 years. Our mission is to deliver the #1 consumer rated commercial driver education program in the Metro Richmond area - utilizing state certified curriculum and instructors in a safe, considerate, and compassionate environment. 

Additional Offering

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  • Club SciKidz Summer Camps

    Club SciKidz offered at St. Christopher's School 
    June 10 - August 2
    Registration through Club SciKidz Richmond

Questions about Summer Saints:

If you have registration questions or need to make changes to your registration please email:
Summer Saints 
 summer@stcva.org

If you have a late drop-off or early pick up, please call:
Summer Saints Cell
804-624-9252

To reach the Day Camp (Morning Mania & Afternoon Adventures), email:
Drake Dragone or Hayden Vick

Email summer@stcva.org for information or if you have any questions. (Changes to registrations must be requested by email.)
 

Meet the Summer Saints Staff

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    Nikki Jones 

    Senior Administrative Assistant
    (804) 282-3185 x2389
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    Jon Waite 

    Upper School Teacher of Mathematics and Coach
    (804) 282-3185 x4249
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    Janine Davila 

    Director of Auxiliary Operations
    (804) 282-3185 x5327
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    Drake Dragone 15

    Audio/Visual Manager and Assistant Technical Director of Ampersand
    (804) 282-3185 x4232
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    Hayden Vick 

    Lower School Teacher of Kindergarten and Coach
    (804) 282-3185 x2603