2024 Summer Camps

 Camps have a wide range of arts and academic subjects to choose from, and our Vanguard teachers,  and counselors are there every step of the way to make the learning fun!

Careful consideration goes into the planning of the summer camp schedule to ensure an enjoyable experience for all participants. 

Children from all schools are encouraged to attend .

We take fun and learning seriously!

 

VANGUARD CAMP CORE VALUES

Rigor Do YOUR personal best
Respect Choose kindness
Responsibility Be accountable for your own actions

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All camps run from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon Monday- Thursday with a snack provided. 

  • Cost: $125 per child for camps not for MS or HS

  • Questions – Please contact Camp Director, Kristen VanCleave (Email Kristen VanCleave) with questions.

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2024 Summer Camps

PLEASE NOTE: Your child WILL NOT be registered for camps until payment is received through PayPal.

 

INSTRUCTIONS: You must fill out the form below for each child being registered. You must pay for each child individually through PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to use a credit card with PayPal.

 

 

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2024 Summer Camps

June Camps (You may check multiple camps)

Location: Bostick Room 2203. Instructor: Science, Mr. Connor McReynolds. ***Camp to be capped at 20 Campers. Do you love playing board games? Are you interested in playing new ones? Have you ever had a great board game idea and wanted to create your own? If you answered yes, then board game camp is for you! From Uno to Clue to Catan, this camp will have the game for you! You can also create your own game on your own or with friends! Come play with us!
Location: Jaworski Commons. Instructor: Coach, Ms. Sam Wieman. Join our exciting cheerleading summer camp tailored for kids aged 6-12! Participants will learn fundamental cheerleading techniques, teamwork, and confidence-building exercises in a supportive and fun environment. From mastering cheers to perfecting jumps and stunts, cheer camp will provide a memorable experience filled with growth and fun!
Location: Jaworski Music Room. Ages: 3-6 years old, must be potty trained (no exceptions) Instructor: Orchestra and Guitar program director, Katie James ***Camp to be capped at 15 campers Description: 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 4-6. Parents are welcome (but not required) to participate. Hello Music Campers! We are so excited that you will be able to join us for music camp! As stated above, please bring a small blanket or towel from home each day for your child to sit on during our circle time. In addition, feel free to bring a stuffed or toy animal according to the daily theme below. Please do not purchase an animal if you do not have one. We will have plenty of extras! Throughout the week, we will explore Saint-Saens's Carnival of the Animals, and we have created a theme for each day based upon the movements from this piece of music. Monday: Monday's theme is Going to the Zoo. Feel free to bring a stuffed lion, kangaroo, or turtle from home. If you would like to bring a safari hat, that is also welcome (but not required). Tuesday: Tuesday's theme is Barnyard Dance. We will focus especially on Saint-Saens's movement Roosters and Hens, though we will spend time learning about other barnyard animals through song. Feel free to bring a stuffed or toy animal related to the barnyard. Children may also wear jeans or overalls on this day if they would like. Wednesday: Wednesday's theme is At the Circus. Feel free to bring a stuffed bear or elephant and/or to wear primary colors. Thursday: Thursday’s theme is Fly Fly Away. We will study Saint-Saens's various bird-themed compositions and sing about traveling the world. Students may bring a stuffed or toy bird of some sort.
Location: Gym 2. Instructor: Coach, Ms. Gaby DuPree. Throughout the week, campers will participate in a variety of drills, exercises, and scrimmages designed to improve their hitting, fielding, throwing, and base-running abilities. Each camper should bring all necessary equipment to participate. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends, develop new skills, and have fun on the field!
Location: Bostick Cafe. Instructor: Science, Mr. Josh Horton. ***Camp to be capped at 20 Campers. We are going to tackle a wide variety of topics, conducting experiments, designing tests, and learning the foundations of how to think like a scientist. Some of the projects we will tackle include Extracting DNA from Strawberries, Building a Solar Ray using mirrors, explore chemical reactions and learning cool physics magic tricks.
Location: Brown Building Room 2111 ***Camp to be capped at 20 Campers. Come explore your creative side! Ms. Lieber will work with campers on using words in creative ways to open the imagination and to improve storytelling and writing skills. Students will write and workshop journals, short stories, poems, and more. On the last day of camp, parents are invited back for a reading showcase of campers' work from the week!
Location: Jaworski Commons. Instructor: Logistics & Faculty, Mrs. Flip Alexander. ***Camp to be capped at 10 Campers. Check out this epic camp where kids learn goal-setting, communication, and organizational skills to apply in the classroom while engrained in a week of Greek mythology. Each day campers will use the skills they learn to complete a quest on campus to find an item related to a story of an original hero in mythology. Will it be Perseus, Theseus, Jason, or any others? Sign up to find out what hero you are brave enough to follow!
Location: Bostick Cafe. Instructor: Science, Mr. Josh Horton. ***Camp to be capped at 10 Campers. We plan to go over the fundamental folds in origami and getting out techniques down. We will work on mastering 5 origami shapes of increasing difficulty as well as making over a dozen new shapes as we learn different folds. We will also get a chance to learn folds for paper airplanes and making Masks using paper folding techniques as well.
Location: Gym 1. Instructor: Coach, Ms. Gaby DuPree. Campers will learn essential techniques such as serving, passing, setting, and hitting through engaging drills, games, and activities. Campers should bring knee pads and a water bottle. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends, develop new skills, and have fun on the court!

July Camps (You may check multiple camps)

Location: Mayborn Room 2304. Instructor: Math Dept: Mrs. Katherine Weaver. ***Camp to be capped at 20 Campers. By playing number and logic games, exploring patterns and ciphers, and taking on building challenges, campers will build logical reasoning skills and foster curiosity, all while having a lot of creative fun.
Location: Gym 1 Instructor: Regina Nix. ***Camp to be capped at 30 Campers. Come join the Viking Sapphire Drill Team for four fun-filled days with team-building, games, and more each day! Campers will be designated as official Viking Sapphire Sisters and will learn jazz, hip-hop dances, the school fight song, a kick routine, and pom sideline dances. Join us and dress up for theme days: Hawaiian, Neon, Disney, and Viking Pride. We will have a showcase day on the last day of camp at 11:45 AM AND Sapphire Sisters will be invited to the half-time of a Vanguard Home Varsity football game to perform on the field.
Location: Jaworski Commons. Instructor: Fine Arts & Theatre , Mr. William Priest. ***Camp to be capped at 10 Campers. Have you always wanted to learn to sew but didn’t know where to start? Join this Introduction to Sewing camp to learn the basics of choosing fabrics, reading patterns, cutting pieces, and hand sewing. Materials are provided, and campers get to keep all the items they make!
Location: Bostick Commons. Instructor: Logistics & Faculty, Mrs. Flip Alexander. ***Camp to be capped at 10 Campers. Campers will explore how nature, art, and observations all help us tell stories. Storytelling Adventures provides a chance to make discoveries by communicating thoughts and feelings through gardening, crafting, and games while learning how to collaborate with others. From planting a tree together to making a birdhouse and more, campers will actively participate and be amazed at how they will be able to share their ideas with others.
Location: Gym 1. Instructor: Coach, Mrs. Rylie Fuentes. Campers will learn essential techniques such as serving, passing, setting, and hitting through engaging drills, games, and activities. Campers should bring knee pads and a water bottle. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends, develop new skills, and have fun on the court!
Location: Bostick Room 2203. Instructor: Science, Mr. Connor McReynolds. ***Camp to be capped at 20 Campers. Do you love playing board games? Are you interested in playing new ones? Have you ever had a great board game idea and wanted to create your own? If you answered yes, then board game camp is for you! From Uno to Clue to Catan, this camp will have the game for you! You can also create your own game on your own or with friends! Come play with us!
Location: Jaworski Commons. Instructor: Fine Arts & Theatre , Mr. William Priest. ***Camp to be capped at 10 Campers. Have you always wanted to learn to sew but didn’t know where to start? Join this Introduction to Sewing camp to learn the basics of choosing fabrics, reading patterns, cutting pieces, and machine sewing. Materials are provided, and campers get to keep all the items they make!
Location: Jaworski Music Room. Instructor: Faculty & Fine Arts Instructor. ***Camp to be capped at 12 Campers. Description: At camp, young ladies will explore what it means to demonstrate proper etiquette and respectful manners in a variety of settings. From appropriate dress, to cell phones, to table manners, we will discuss and role play different scenarios in which manners are important. Monday- “It Starts in the Heart” We will talk about attitude, demeanor, tone, and posture. Please have your daughter bring a not-too-fancy princess dress, dress-up tiara, or dress up shoes: something that she can use for role-playing. We will have extras if you forget, so don’t worry! Tuesday- “Conversations with Respect” We will continue our conversation about respecting others and we will use role play to learn about age- and place-appropriate conversations. We will learn to write encouraging notes and thank-you cards. Please have your daughter bring a mailing address for someone to whom she can write a card. We will provide cards and stamps. Wednesday- “Cell Phone and Online Etiquette” If your daughter owns a cell phone or electronic device, please allow her to bring it on this day. If she does not, feel free to send her an old phone or a fake phone with her. We will have extras, too! We will be practicing phone etiquette all morning with real phones using role play and games. Thursday- “Table Manners” Thursday is tea party day! Have your daughter bring her favorite kind of tea or cookie! We will learn about table manners, hosting, and serving with grace. At the end, we will have a tea party to practice!
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Cost $125 per week per child.

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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.

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Campers will not be registered until payment is received. Please contact Camp Director, Kristen VanCleave , Email Kristen VanCleave with questions.

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