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Camp St. John's: July 10-14

July 10-14 Camp Offerings by Grade Level 

​​​​​​Preschool Cubby Camp

Pirates and Mermaids 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

PK-K Camps
Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Camps
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
All Day Camps
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Music and Movement   Princess Dance Camp   Primary Day Camp 
 Growing Buds of Science   Race Through the Rainforest  Broadway Camp (K)
 Roller Blading (K)  Adventures in STEAM LEGOS  
 Drawing Camp (K)   Photography (K)  

 

1-2 Grade Camps
Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Camps
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
All Day Camps
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Roller Blading  Photography   Broadway Camp
 Drawing Camp   Chess Camp  
 Nerf Guns vs. Blitzbots   LEGO Marvel Legends   

 

3-4 Grade Camps 
Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Camps
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
All Day Camps
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Nerf Guns vs. Blitzbots   Chess Camp   Broadway Camp
 Soccer Shots   LEGO Marvel Legends  Fabulous Female Artists
 Photography   Roller Blading  
 Outdoor Adventures   Hand Lettering and Printmaking  
 YouTube FX Masters (4)   Minecraft Animators (4)   

 

5-8 Grade Camps 
Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Camps
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
All Day Camps
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Photography   Chess Camp (5-6)   Broadway Camp (5-6)
 Outdoor Adventures   LEGO Marvel Legends (5-6)  Fabulous Female Artists (5-6)
 YouTube FX Masters   Roller Blading  Middle School Fun 
   Hand Lettering and Printmaking  
   Minecraft Animators   

July 10-14 Camp Descriptions 

Morning Camps 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Camp: Music and Movement               
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K
Instructor(s): Dallas Institute of Musical Advancement (DIMA)          
Price: $300
Description: Participating in music and movement at an early childhood helps young children express their feelings and emotions, learn to work in a group setting, and develop confidence and imagination. This class will help strengthen fine and gross motor skills and develop self-expression, all while having fun! Come and sing, play, and dance the morning away with Dallas Institute of Musical Advancement!


Camp: Growing Buds of Science                
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K
Instructor(s): Mad Science           
Price: $280
Description: Where kids can…track scents through trails, relay on a ‘lunar’ site, play ‘perfect’ baseball…all while their imaginative learning is SPARKED. Over the next five days we will empower our young scientists as young Geologists, Naturalists, Sport Coaches, Astronauts and more.


Camp: Roller Blading 
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: K-2
Instructor(s): Kidokinetics          
Price: $280
Description: Roller blade sponsored skate is on the forefront of new incentives to create fun, healthy sports for young children. The camp boosts youth fitness and self-esteem while emphasizing the development of long-term physical activities. Benefits of skating include cardiovascular endurance, coding muscles, aerobic conditioning with minimal shock to joints and bones. All equipment, including skates, knee and elbow guards, and safety helmets are included. Perfect entry level for all campers! 


Camp: Drawing, Drawing, Drawing Camp!                
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:  K-2
Instructor(s): Oil and Cotton          
Price: $280
Description: Welcome to the wonderful world of DRAWING. We will spend the week doodling, sketching, cartooning and more. Campers will experiment with GRAPHITE and push their pencils into unknown territories! We will use graphite powder, water soluble graphite and ebony pencils to illustrate our own animal zoo book. COLOR PENCIL will be used to draw fruity rainbows onto shrinky dinks to create wearable art. Layers of OIL PASTEL will be built up, blended and scratched into to create whimsical nighttime landscapes on black paper. We will use CHARCOAL to explore form and shading through a study of our favorite summertime treat, an ice cream cone!


Camp: Nerf Guns vs LEGO Blitzbots                  
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 1-6
Instructor(s): Championship Robotics            
Price: $250
Description: Your mission: Design, build, and control your LEGO Blitz Bots to withstand the forces of daily NERF gun assaults in this fun, new spin on Battle Bots! Teams take turns getting past obstacles without getting hit and shooting at the advancing forces. Every warrior leaves with a LEGO mini-figurine and personalized backpack tag. Will you advance or take out the enemy?


Camp: Soccer Shots               
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 3-4
Instructor(s): Kellie Day and Jessa Adler             
Price: $250
Description: Find joy in the most popular game in the world, while learning positive team values and life lessons from St. John’s 2nd grade teachers and coaches, Mrs. Day and Mrs. Adler. Focusing on individual and team soccer skills, you will work on agility, ball-handling skills, fitness, and fun! Learn and practice soccer in a positive, relaxed environment with coaches the kids know and love!


Camp: Photography                    
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 3-8
Instructor(s): Vineyard App            
Price: $300
Description: Have you ever wanted to be a Photographer? Well, this is your chance! In this camp, we’ll learn the basics of photography, in all of its forms. We’ll learn about Composition, Lighting and other core strategies that allow professionals to take incredible photos. We’ll also get to take pictures of campus, go on nature tours, and even create beautiful creations for local businesses!


Camp: Outdoor Adventures                    
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 3-8
Instructor(s): Thor Herrin              
Price: $325
Description: Join St. John's 5th grade teacher and nature enthusiast, Mr. Herrin, as you commune with nature and explore different community terrains each day. Learn valuable survival skills, identify plants and animals, all while developing your love of nature! A full itinerary will be emailed before the camp begins. 


Camp: YouTube FX Masters                     
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 4 -8
Instructor(s): Black Rocket               
Price: $250
Description:  Do you love movies with exciting special effects, like The Avengers, Star Wars, or Harry Potter? Amaze your friends by swinging a lightsaber or blasting fire from your hands and becoming a master of the illusions used by Hollywood artists to create visual effects magic. Whether you want to enhance your YouTube videos or create a cool scene to amaze your friends; this class teaches the tools you need. Experiment with visual effects as you learn the dynamics of camera angles, editing, graphic layering, and sound effects. Then watch as your new creations take your channel content to the next level! Student projects are available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. 

 

Afternoon Camps 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Camp: Princess Dance Camp                      
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K
Instructor(s): Tippi Toes                
Price: $250
Description:  Once upon a time in a not so far away land, Tippi Toes® planned a magical Fairy Tale Dance Camp. Princesses will come from near and far to spend time with magical princesses characters. Together they will dance, share stories, play games, attend the “beauty parlor” and work on special crafts. We end the week by inviting members of the Royal family to a ball on July 14th at 3:30 p.m.


Camp: Race Through the Rainforest                      
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K
Instructor(s): Challenge Island                 
Price: $250
Description: Race into an unforgettable journey through the amazing Amazon Rainforest with Challenge Island book characters Daniel, Joy, Kimani and DaVinci. You and your STEAM Team will zip through the jungle’s action- packed layers, taking on challenges inspired by the rainforest’s awesome animal inhabitants - from the playful monkeys to the hungry jaguars to the slithering anacondas on the dark and creepy forest floor. This magical camp is a must for all kids who love animals, books, and endless adventure!


Camp: Adventures in STEAM LEGOS                       
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K
Instructor(s): Play-Well TEKnologies                  
Price: $250
Description: Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects and use special pieces to create your own unique designs! Projects are rotated seasonally to ensure that both new and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system.


Camp: Photography                        
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: K-2
Instructor(s): Vineyard App                  
Price: $300
Description: Have you ever wanted to be a Photographer? Well, this is your chance! In this camp, we’ll learn the basics of photography, in all of its forms. We’ll learn about Composition, Lighting and other core strategies that allow professionals to take incredible photos. We’ll also get to take pictures of campus, go on nature tours, and even create beautiful creations for local businesses!


Camp: Chess Camp                         
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 1-6
Instructor(s): The Knight School                  
Price: $320
Description: Chess Camp is a super-fun, high-energy chess experience in which kids celebrate a new chess tactic each day with silly videos, music-driven puzzlers for prizes, colorful silicone Tactixbands, funny movies, and chess clock tourneys! Laughter, fast-clocks, and compelling teaching approaches make this camp the summer's highlight for the current hundreds of kids who make up the awesome network of The Knight School's nationwide chess teams. Have your breakthrough at chess camp with our great network of friends! *Campers will receive their own chess set as part of the camp fee.


Camp: LEGO Marvel Legends                          
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 1-6
Instructor(s): Championship Robotics                   
Price: $250
Description:  Do you want to battle like Marvel superheroes Black Panther, Spider-Man, Nick Fury, Captain America, or Brunhilda the Asgardian Valkyrie? Now you can, using LEGO Technics! Join Mr. Bluebeard, as these exclusive robotic builds allow you to defend the Marvel Universe against the forces of evil. You build them all and battle them every day. Every Superhero earns a LEGO min-figure and a personalized backpack tag. With LEGO Marvel Bots, great power comes great responsibility!


Camp: Roller Blading
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 3-8
Instructor(s): Kidokinetics                  
Price: $280
Description: Roller blade sponsored skate is on the forefront of new incentives to create fun, healthy sports for young children. The camp boosts youth fitness and self-esteem while emphasizing the development of long-term physical activities. Benefits of skating include cardiovascular endurance, coding muscles, aerobic conditioning with minimal shock to joints and bones. All equipment, including skates, knee and elbow guards, and safety helmets are included. Perfect entry level for all campers! 


Camp: Hand Lettering and Printmaking                           
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 3-8
Instructor(s): Oil and Cotton                   
Price: $280
Description: Hand lettering is the art of drawing letters and can take on many shapes and sizes, from traditional-looking recognizable letters to intricate, detailed and not-so-obvious looking ones. This camp will explore styles ranging from flourished calligraphy to graffiti. We will learn to print on a variety of materials and combine media to create studies of our process and a final mash-up of layered styles and mediums!


Camp: Minecraft Animators                            
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 4-8
Instructor(s): Black Rocket                    
Price: $250
Description: Create the next popular animated Minecraft video on YouTube! Practice the same skills professionals at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios use. Discover the process of keyframing and tweening, how to use it to bring your own animated stories to life, and how to publish your content on YouTube. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years

 

All Day Camps 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. for Cubby Camp)

Camp: Cubby Camp: Pirates and Mermaids!                             
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grade Level: Preschool
Instructor(s): Camp St. John’s Staff                     
Price: $400
Description: This camp is tailor-made with our lion cubs in mind. Each week camp will be structured around a different theme and the art of play! Our mornings will be full of experiential learning through arts and crafts, story time, outdoor/indoor/water play, music, cooking, games, art, movement, and more! After lunch and a rest time, children will have the opportunity   for recess and structured centers activities. Our experienced primary instructors are looking forward to providing a safe environment for your child to explore and learn new things! Please note this camp runs daily from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Camp: Day Camp: Pirates and Mermaids!                              
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K
Instructor(s): Ursula Daniels                      
Price: $450
Description: This camp is tailor-made with our primary campers in mind. Join Greenhill kindergarten associate, Ursula Daniels, for a week of camp that is structured around a different theme and the art of play! Our mornings will be full of prereading activities, experiential learning through arts and crafts, story time, outdoor/indoor/water play, music, cooking, games, art, movement, and more! After lunch and a rest time, children will have the opportunity   for recess and structured centers activities. Our experienced primary instructors are looking forward to providing a safe environment for your child to explore and learn new things!


Camp: Broadway Camp                               
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: K-6
Instructor(s): Dallas Institute of Musical Advancement (DIMA)                     
Price: $500
Description: See your child take the big stage this summer! In this camp, students explore what it takes to be a Broadway star. By the end of our time together, your child will grow in knowledge and confidence showcased in a final performance!


Camp: Fabulous Female Artists                               
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 3-6
Instructor(s): Lauren Sassenus and Tracey Gonzales                      
Price: $475
Description: Join St. John’s PK and Art History major, Mrs. Sassenus for a fun and thoughtful week of creating! She and St. John’s PK associate, Mrs. Gonzales, will celebrate and expose the work of women artists while simultaneously celebrating the work and creativity of our budding artists!  Each day we will focus on different female artists to inspire our works of art that are designed to help the children express themselves while also developing their artistic abilities and imaginations. 


Camp: Middle School Fun                                
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 5-8
Instructor(s): Rebecca Crouse and Max Patterson                       
Price: $550
Description: Want to hang out and socialize with your friends, go fun places and do things that YOU want to do? Then join St. John’s Instructional Technologist, Mrs. Crouse, and 5th grade teacher, Mr. Patterson, for the greatest week ever! We will go to area waterparks, movies, and other adventures in the DFW area. Lunch is included in the price each day. The summer gets boring without your friends...grab them and come join the fun!