2018 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.

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 Kayla Kuhl with questions –Kayla_Kuhl@vanguard.org

June 4th - 8th

This is a Vanguard Favorite! The campers play multiple sports, do obstacle courses and problem-solving adventures

Instructor: Coach Angela Antis
Location: Vanguard Gym

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

Instructor: Coach Carrie Livesay
Location: Vanguard Gym

If your child enjoys exploring the outdoors and is looking for a thrilling opportunity to traverse areas around Waco – Outdoor Adventure Camp is the place for them! Campers will have the opportunity take full and half-day adventures to beautiful locations both inside and outside McLennan County. We will visit a local state park, canoe the Brazos, fish at the lake, and visit Interspace Caverns.

***Capped at 10 campers.
***NOTE: Additional costs may be incurred for entrance fees.
***Mandatory Parental Authorization and Waiver/Release of Liability will need to be completed, signed, and on file before the start of camp (Camp Director, Mrs. Kuhl will follow up).

Instructor: Faculty, Mrs. Michaela McCown
Location: Meet at Vanguard, off campus for adventures

Got Rhythm?Interested in playing drums? Click your sticks at the Vanguard Drum Line and Percussion camp! The repertoire will be tiered to level and interest.

Instructor: Faculty, Ms. Jill Garcia
Location: Jaworski Commons

Vanguard Tennis Coach, Greta Knoll, will be instilling campers with the fundamentals and the love of the game.

Instructor: Coach Greta Knoll
Location: Mountainview Park Tennis Courts (sign in at Vanguard Gym)

***Tennis rackets provided if needed

June 11th - 15th

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.

Campers will be grouped by age and experience to maximize instruction.

Instructor: Coach Angela Antis
Location: Vanguard Gym, Mountainview Park

Tennis fundamentals and match play taught will be taught by Vanguard Coach, Greta Knoll.  This is a great way to spend the morning learning and improving your tennis game.

Instructor: Coach Greta Knoll
Location: Vanguard Gym (check-in), Mountainview Park Tennis Courts

***Tennis rackets provided if needed

Want to build towers, airplanes, rockets and more? Then sign up for the Building and Engineering camp at Vanguard! Campers will work in teams and pairs constructing different objects and engaging in problem-solving activities. This camp will teach problem-solving skills, teamwork, and to think outside the box! Great for the little engineer or physicist!

***This camp is capped at 16 campers

Instructor: Faculty, Ms. Jill Garcia
Location: Mayborn Building

June 18th - 22nd

Open to girls and boys, this camp will be an introduction to volleyball fundamentals and skills. Campers will be divided by age and/or skill level to maximize instruction.

Instructor: Coach Angela Antis
Location: Vanguard Gym

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

Instructor: Faculty, Jill Garcia
Location: Mayborn Building

Campers will be working on writing stories and using words in creative ways to open the imagination and improve storytelling and writing skills.

***This camp is capped at 15 campers

Instructor: Faculty, Ms. Sarah Lieber
Location: Brown Building

June 25th - 29th

Mud, Rocks, Dirt Fun! Vanguard Science Teacher Mrs. Flowers will instruct students with fun experiments centered around Earth Science.

***This camp is capped at 16 students.

Instructor: Faculty, Mrs. Patty Flowers
Location: Mayborn Building

July 9th - July 13th

Come learn an introduction to Acrobatics and Tumbling with an athlete from a college acro team!

Instructor: Lauren Sturm
Location: Vanguard Gym

This camp features an introduction to Typing and Technology. This is a great way for kids to have fun with typing and technology through educational games.

***Camp capped at 12 students.

Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis
Location: Brown Building

July 16th - 20th

Vanguard is known for Basketball! Come learn basketball fundamentals. Campers will be divided by age to maximize instruction.

Instructor: Coach Angela Antis
Location: Vanguard Gym

Are you ready for a meaningful, hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of technology and learn about coding?  If so, then Digital Adventures Summer Camp is for you!  During this week-long course, students will work together as we cover many topics including loops, functions, and events.  Campers will also learn about digital citizenship and the responsibilities that come with using technology.  There are a limited number of spots in this class, so please don’t wait and miss out on this great learning opportunity.

***This camp is capped at 10 campers

Instructor: Faculty and Coach, Mr. Zach Seifert
Location: Mayborn Technology Classroom

July 23rd - 27th

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.

Campers will be divided into groups by age and ability to maximize instruction.

Instructor: Mr. Kyle Antis
Location: Jaworski (Check – In), Mountainview Park

Are you ready for a meaningful, hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of technology and learn about coding?  If so, then Digital Adventures Summer Camp is for you!  During this week-long course, students will work together as we cover many topics including loops, functions, and events.  Campers will also learn about digital citizenship and the responsibilities that come with using technology.  There are a limited number of spots in this class, so please don’t wait and miss out on this great learning opportunity.

***This camp is capped at 10 campers

Instructor: Faculty and Coach, Mr. Zach Seifert
Location: Mayborn Technology Classroom

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!

Instructor: Mrs. Angela Antis
Location: Brown Building

July 30th - August 3rd

This is a Vanguard Favorite! Campers will play multiple sports, do obstacle courses and problem-solving adventures

Instructor: Coach Angela Antis
Location: Vanguard Gym

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 are welcome (but not required) to participate.

Instructor: Faculty, Mrs. Katie James, Vanguard’s Fine Arts Director.
Location: Jaworski Building

***Capped at 16 campers

August 6th – 10th

This camps will feature a different sport each day – Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Track, and will finish off with the Vanguard Olympics.

Instructor: Coach Angela Antis
Location: Vanguard Gym

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 are welcome (but not required) to participate.

Instructor: Faculty, Mrs. Katie James, Vanguard’s Fine Arts Director.
Location: Jaworski Building

***Capped at 16 campers

Want to build towers, airplanes, rockets and more? Then sign up for the Building and Engineering camp at Vanguard! Campers will work in teams and pairs constructing different objects and engaging in problem-solving activities. This camp will teach problem-solving skills, teamwork, and to think outside the box! Great for the little engineer or physicist!

***This camp will be capped at 16 campers

Instructor: Faculty, Ms. Jill Garcia
Location: Mayborn Building

SIGN ME UP!
PLEASE FILL OUT THE BELOW ONLINE FORM TO SIGN UP FOR VANGUARD CAMPS

2018 Summer Camps

Each camp is $115

Attend more than one camp (or more than one child per camp) and the price is $95 per child, per camp.

Camps By Week (You may check multiple camps)

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 Kayla_Kuhl@vanguard.org with any questions.

The Camper will be confirmed on the list once Paypal is processed.
Sending