2017 Waco Vanguard Summer Camps

ACADEMIC AND SPORTS SUMMER CAMPS

Vanguard Summer Camps promote creative learning and are led by the talented Vanguard Faculty. Each camp is one week and the session leaders are specialists in their fields.

Camps are available to children ranging from ages 4 – 12, have a wide range of sports and subjects to choose from, and our Vanguard teachers and counselors are there every step of the way to make the learning fun!

Opportunities to explore the athletics and academics can be found throughout the summer. Careful consideration goes into the planning of the summer camp schedule to ensure a challenging, yet enjoyable experience for all participants.

We take fun and learning seriously! Kids from all schools are encouraged to attend Vanguard camps.

Most Camps run from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon with a snack provided.

Cost $115 per week per child.

Multiple Sibling and Multiple Camp Discount of $95 per child per camp. 

Please contact Will Temple with questions –will_temple@vanguard.org

UPCOMING CAMPS

JUNE 12 – 16

Soccer – Ages: 4 – 11 years old

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JUNE 12 – 16

Soccer – Ages: 4 – 11 years old

Boys and girls will work on footwork, passing, and developing a stronger position knowledge and game strategy. General soccer terms will be implemented. Competition and game-like situations will be utilized.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Gym (and outside at Mountainview Park)
Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis

Acrobatics, Tumbling & Dance Camp – Ages: 4 – 9 years old

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JUNE 12 – 16

Acrobatics, Tumbling & Dance Camp – Ages: 4 – 9 years old

Come learn intro to Acro/Tumble with a member of the Baylor Acro team!

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Vanguard Gym
Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis/Baylor Acro team member

Creative Writing Camp – Ages: 8 – 12 years old

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JUNE 12 – 16

Creative Writing Camp – Ages: 8 – 12 years old

Mrs. Leiber will be working with our campers on writing stories and using words in creative ways to open the imagination and improve storytelling and writing skills.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Brown Building
Instructor: Ms. Sarah Lieber

JUNE 19 – 23

Preschool Music Camp – Ages: 3 – 6 years old

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JUNE 19 – 23

Preschool Music Camp – Ages: 3 – 6 years old

Music is for everyone! This class helps toddlers and young children develop their aural and musical skills by singing, dancing, tapping, and rhyming. Additional activities include some art and story time. Intended for ages 3-6. Parents welcome (but not required) to participate. Facilitated by Katie James, Vanguard’s Fine Arts Director.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Brown Building
Instructor: Mrs. Katie James

Little Diggers Volleyball Camp – Ages: 4 – 9 years old

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JUNE 19 – 23

Little Diggers Volleyball Camp – Ages: 4 – 9 years old

Introduction to Volleyball fundamentals and skills. Open to Girls and Boys.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Vanguard Gym
Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis

Math Camp – Ages: 1st - 3rd grade

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JUNE 19 – 23

Math Camp – Ages: 1st – 3rd grade

A variety of games and puzzles will develop number sense, logic, and problem-solving skills.  Come play with us and get you math geek on!

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Mayborn Building
Instructor: Ms. Rebecca Clark

Theatre Camp – Ages: 3rd – 6th grades

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JUNE 19 – 23

Theatre Camp – Ages: 3rd – 6th grades

Express yourself! Campers will learn fundamentals of movement, vocalization, and stage presence! Lots of games and team building exercises.

Dates: June 19 – 23 – Jaworski Building
Instructor: Mrs. Lana Hickok

JUNE 26 – 30

Strings Camp – Ages: 6 – 12 years old

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JUNE 26 – 30

Strings Camp – Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Zin! Zin! Do you hear a violin? Welcome to strings camp! This class is designed for any violin, viola, or cello student between the ages of 6 and 12 who already plays. Basic ability to read music preferred but not required. Featuring technique classes, fun group pieces, and tips for playing with great tone! Don’t miss out on all of the fun that this course will bring. Taught by Katie James, Vanguard Orchestra and Fine Arts Director. Questions? Email Katie_James@vanguard.org.

Dates: June 26 – 30 – Jaworski Building
Instructor: Mrs. Katie James

Math Camp – Ages: K – 2nd grade - This camp is full

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JUNE 26 – 30 – This Camp is full

Math Camp – Ages: K – 2nd grade

Games, Puzzles, and Problems, Oh My!

This camp will use games, puzzles, and problems to let the kids play with math and develop number sense.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Mayborn Building
Instructor: Ms. Rebecca Clark

Natural Science Camp – 2nd-5th grades

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JUNE 26 – 30

Natural Science Camp – 2nd -5th grades

Nature camp is a fun way to learn about our environment in an informative and enjoyable way! Campers will investigate plants, insects, birds, and mammals and record their memories through writing and drawing. Students will have the opportunity to play games to learn about food chains and wildlife habitat and make nature crafts.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM- Bostick Building
Instructor: Mrs. Michaela McCown

JULY 10 – 14

Full - No longer Available - Typing and Introduction to Technology Camp – Ages 1st – 4th

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JULY 10 – 14

Typing and Introduction to Technology Camp – Ages 1st – 4th – FULL – NO SPOTS AVAILABLE

Come learn computer skills and how to master typing.  Capped at 15 campers

Dates: July 10 – 14 – Brown Building

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis  – Max- 15 campers

Challenge Activity Camp - Ages 4 - 9

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JULY 10 – 14

Challenges Activity Camp – Ages 4-9 

This week will include activities that involve different types of obstacle courses and challenges. Games that test the mind, body, and ability to work well with others will be among the activities. If your camper is up for a challenge, then this is a camp for them! Challenge Camp is an opportunity for your child to discover all of the amazing things they are capable of! Fun activities and Water Day included.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Kyle Antis

JULY 17 – 21

Basketball Camp with Fred Ellis -Ages: PreK – 4th grade

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JULY 17 – 21

Basketball Camp -Ages: PreK – 3rd grade

Instructor: Coach Fred Ellis, former Baylor Men’s Basketball Player

Vanguard is known for Basketball! Come learn basketball fundamentals.  There will be two groups divided by age

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Vanguard Gym

Instructor: Fred Ellis

Mini Cheer Camp – Ages: 4 – 10 years old

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JULY 17 – 21

Mini Cheer Camp – V – I – K – I – N – G – S! – Ages: 4 – 10 years old

Go Vikings! Cheer with Vanguard cheerleaders and learn what school spirit truly means!

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Vanguard Gym
Instructor: Mrs. Carrie Livesay

JULY 24 – 28

Ready Reading Camp – Ages: K – 2nd grade

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JULY 24 – 28

Ready Reading Camp – Ages: K – 2nd grade

The love of reading unfolds. Campers will be introduced to many books from many genres. There will be a focus on story elements such as plot, setting, and character development. Campers will share their favorite book at the end of the week!

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – College Command Center
Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis

JULY 31 – AUGUST 4

Silly Games Adventures – 4 – 9 years old

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JULY 31 – AUGUST 4

Silly Games Adventures –  4 – 9 years old

This is a Vanguard Favorite. The campers play multiple sports, do obstacle courses and problem-solving adventures with Coach Antis.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM -Vanguard Gym
Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis –  4 – 9 years old

Drum Line – Ages: 7 – 12 years old

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JULY 31 – AUGUST 4

Drum Line – Ages: 7 – 12 years old

Got Rhythm? Click your sticks at the Vanguard Drum Line and Percussion camp! Interested in playing drums? This camp is designed for any child aged 7-12. The repertoire will be tiered to level and interest. Taught by James Ferris, M. M. in percussion performance, Baylor University, and facilitated by Katie James, Vanguard Fine Arts Director.

who are interested in drum line. The repertoire will be tiered to level and interest. Taught by James Ferris, M. M. in percussion performance, Baylor University, and facilitated by Katie James, Vanguard Fine Arts Director.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM -Jaworski Building
Instructor: Mrs. Katie James

AUGUST 7 – 11

All Sports Camp – 4 – 10 years old

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AUGUST 7 – 11

All Sports Camp – 4 – 10 years old

Sports camps with a sport featured each day – Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Track and Olympic Day.

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Vanguard Gym
Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis

2017 Summer Camps (v2)

Each camp is $115 each.
Attend more than one camp and the price is $95 per camp.

Camps By Week (You may check multiple camps)

Introduce your child to the foundations of art making! This camp will focus on skills and techniques through various art materials. Your children will learn and use the elements of art and principles of design and will tap into their creative spirit. Do not wear your Sunday best, because we will get messy! Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Art Building Instructor: Mr. Jonathan Syltie
This is a Vanguard Favorite. The campers play multiple sports, do obstacle courses and problem-solving adventures with Coach Antis. Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Vanguard Gym Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis
Light, Sound, Electricity, and Magnetism – Ages 3rd and 5th grade Vanguard Science Teachers Mrs. Flowers and Mr. Seifert will instruct students with fun experiments on Light, Sound, Electricity and Magnetism. This camp is capped at 16 students. Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Mayborn Instructor: Mrs. Flowers and Mr. Seifert
Boys and girls will work on footwork, passing, and developing a stronger position knowledge and game strategy. General soccer terms will be implemented. Competition and game-like situations will be utilized. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Gym (and outside at Mountainview Park) Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis
Come learn intro to Acro/Tumble with a member of the Baylor Acro team! Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Vanguard Gym Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis/Baylor Acro team member
Mrs. Leiber will be working with our campers on writing stories and using words in creative ways to open the imagination and improve storytelling and writing skills. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Brown Building Instructor: Ms. Sarah Lieber
Music is for everyone! This class helps toddlers and young children develop their aural and musical skills by singing, dancing, tapping, and rhyming. Additional activities include some art and story time. Intended for ages 3-6. Parents welcome (but not required) to participate. Facilitated by Katie James, Vanguard’s Fine Arts Director. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Brown Building Instructor: Mrs. Katie James
Introduction to Volleyball fundamentals and skills. Open to Girls and Boys. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Vanguard Gym Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis
A variety of games and puzzles will develop number sense, logic and problem solving skills. Come play with us and get you math geek on! Camp is taught by Brenda Harris Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Mayborn Building Instructor: Mrs. Brenda Harris
Express yourself! Campers will learn fundamentals of movement, vocalization, and stage presence! Lots of games and team building exercises. Dates: June 19 – 23 - Jaworski Building Instructor: Mrs. Lana Hickok
Games, Puzzles and Problems, Oh My! This camp will use games, puzzles and problems to let the kids play with math and develop number sense. Camp is taught by Brenda Harris. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Mayborn Building Instructor: Mrs. Brenda Harris
Strings Camp - Zin! Zin! Do you hear a violin? Welcome to strings camp! This class is designed for any violin, viola, or cello student between the ages of 6 and 12 who already plays. Basic ability to read music preferred but not required. Featuring technique classes, fun group pieces, and tips for playing with great tone! Don’t miss out on all of the fun that this course will bring. Taught by Katie James, Vanguard Orchestra and Fine Arts Director. Questions? Dates: June 26 – 30 - Jaworski Building Instructor: Mrs. Katie James
Nature camp is a fun way to learn about our environment in an informative and enjoyable way! Campers will investigate plants, insects, birds, and mammals and record their memories through writing and drawing. Students will have the opportunity to play games to learn about food chains and wildlife habitat and make nature crafts. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM- Bostick Building Instructor: Mrs. Michaela McCown
Come learn computer skills and how to master typing. Capped at 15 campers Dates: July 10 – 14 - Brown Building Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis th - Max- 15 campers
JULY 10 – 14 Challenges Activity Camp - Ages 4-9 This week will include activities that involve different types of obstacle courses and challenges. Games that test the mind, body, and ability to work well with others will be among the activities. If your camper is up for a challenge, then this is a camp for them! Challenge Camp is an opportunity for your child to discover all of the amazing things they are capable of! Fun activities and Water Day included. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Instructor: Kyle Antis
Go Vikings! Cheer with Vanguard cheerleaders and learn what school spirit truly means! Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Vanguard Gym Instructor: Mrs. Carrie Livesay
Vanguard is known for Basketball! Come learn basketball fundamentals. There will be two groups divided by age Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Vanguard Gym Instructor: Former Baylor Basketball Player - Fred Ellis
The love of reading unfolds. Campers will be introduced to many books from many genres. There will be a focus on story elements such as plot, setting, and character development. Campers will share their favorite book at the end of the week! Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - College Command Center Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis
This is a Vanguard Favorite. The campers play multiple sports, do obstacle courses and problem-solving adventures with Coach Antis. Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM -Vanguard Gym Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis - 4 – 9 years old
Got Rhythm? Click your sticks at the Vanguard Drum Line and Percussion camp! Interested in playing drums? This camp is designed for any child aged 7-12. The repertoire will be tiered to level and interest. Taught by James Ferris, M. M. in percussion performance, Baylor University, and facilitated by Katie James, Vanguard Fine Arts Director. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM -Jaworski Building Instructor: Mrs. Katie James
All Sports Camp - 4 – 10 years old Sports camps with a sport featured each day – Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Track and Olympic Day. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Vanguard Gym Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis
Cost $115 per week per child. Multiple Sibling and Multiple Camp Discount of $95 per child per camp. Camps must have at least 10 campers to make. Some camps will be capped once spaces are filled.

Please note - No Nuts will be served for Snacks. Please note any and ALL Allergies.

The undersigned parent/guardian of the Vanguard camper does hereby release and discharge the curators of Vanguard College Preparatory School and its representatives, employees, and agents from any and all debts, claims, demands, actions, damages, causes of action, judgments, or suits of any kind which may arise or be occasional as a result of the camper’s participation in the Vanguard Summer Camp programs and hereby agree to have and indemnify and hold harmless the curators of Vanguard College Preparatory School, its representatives, employees, and agents against any and all liability, claims, judgments, or demands for damages arising as a result of any course instruction given to the camper.



Campers will not be registered until payment is received. Contact Will_Temple@vanguard.org with any questions.

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