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Camp St. John's: June 12-16

June 12-16 Camp Offerings by Grade Level

 
Preschool Cubby Camp

Commotion in the Ocean 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.

 Crafty Critters 

 Mermaid Mania Art Camp   Dino Dig 
 Storybook STEAM  Bubbles, Smoke, and Explosions  Magical Moments 
 Beginning Bike Camp  Multi-Sports Intramurals (K)  
   Magic Explorers - Frog (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.
 Beginning Bike Camp  Coach Ball Sports Camp  Slumber Party Camp 
 1-2 Basketball Camp   Magic Explorers - Frog   
 Design the Runway Camp  Fixer Upper: Dollhouse Edition  
 Hero Factory (2)     

 

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.

 Beginning Bike Camp (3)

 Fixer Upper: Dollhouse Edition

 Slumber Party Camp (3)
 Intermediate Bike Camp (4)   3-4 Basketball Camp   Let's Go Have Some Fun 2.0

 Design the Runway Camp 

 Art Innovators   
 Hero Factory   Video Game Animation (4)  
 Cooking Up the Classics     
 Minecraft Designers (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.
 Intermediate Bike Camp  Art Innovators   Let's Go Have Some Fun 2.0

 Hero Factory (5) 

 Video Game Animation   
 Cooking up the Classics     
 Minecraft Designers     
 Hola, Bienvenidos     
 WILDlife Camp     

June 12-16 Camp Descriptions 

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

Camp: Crafty Critters                       
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K  
Instructor(s): Lauren Sassenus and Delaney Friel                     
Price: $275    
Description: Are you constantly low on craft supplies at home? Do you love animals? Then join St. John's PK teacher, Lauren Sassenus, and St. John's PK associate, Tracey Gonzales, for a fun filled week of crafting critters! Campers will work on their fine and gross motor skills as they create and build animal designs throughout the week! 


Camp: Storybook STEAM                       
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K  
Instructor(s): Meghan Fallin                      
Price: $250    
Description: Rapunzel is trapped in a tower. Goldilocks has broken a chair. The Gingerbread Man needs to cross the river. Oh no! What will we do to help them? We’ll use STEAM of course, as we devise methods to help our fairy tale friends out of their precarious predicaments. Join St. John’s TK teacher, Mrs. Fallin, and get ready to be creative as we work together to save the day!


Camp: Beginning Bike Camp       
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-3   
Instructor(s): Stewart Ball Group      
Price: $320    
Description: St. John’s offers a great learn-to-ride camp for kids from K-3rd grade! Beginning Biking is directed by Coach Stewart Ball, founder of Dallas Bicycling School. Your child will learn to ride skillfully and safely in the confines of St. John’s campus. Our instructors are experienced in making sure children overcome their fears and experience the thrill of riding a bike on their own. 

*Campers will need their own bikes and helmets for this camp. Bikes will be stored on the SJES Campus for the week for easy transport.


Camp: 1-2 Grade Basketball Camp        
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     
Grade Level: 1-2   
Instructor(s): Devin Darnell      
Price: $250    
Description: Practice shooting, passing, dribbling, and rebounding in a fun, positive environment with St. John’s PE teacher, Coach Darnell. This camp will help develop your game as you learn proper offensive and defensive techniques. Build team chemistry and use persona skills to be a more effective team member. All camp sessions will include team competitions to familiarize play with real game situations.


Camp: Design the Runway         
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:1-4   
Instructor(s): Katie Fuqua and Olivia Terrell       
Price: $250    
Description: Calling all future fashionistas! Join St. John's 2nd grade teacher, Mrs. Fuqua, and St. John's preschool teacher and fashion design major, Ms. Terrell, for your time to shine! Bring your old clothing, fabric, and accessories and repurpose them into a fashion masterpiece! Strut your stuff on the catwalk for your friends and family on the last day of camp and show off your new creations! Project Runway has nothing on this camp! 


Camp: Hero Factory        
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
Grade Level: 2-5   
Instructor(s): Laura May and Eric Telzrow       
Price: $250    
Description: Join St. John's 4th grade teachers, Ms. May and Mr. Telzrow, as they produce heroes fresh off the factory line! Study super-heroes' powers and attributes that make them special. Create your own superhero name, design your own super-hero costume, and choose your own superpower! Superhero crafts, comic-strips, and boot camp to get you into superhero shape will make for a fun week with this dynamic duo! 


Camp: Cooking Up the Classics        
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Grade Level: 3-8   
Instructor(s): Karen Hernandez       
Price: $280    
Description: Turn up the heat in the kitchen as you get cooking with St. John’s teacher Ms. Hernandez! While you make your favorite kid-friendly dishes, you will learn basic cooking skills so you can help your family in the kitchen! Before long, you will be the one making dinner for the family!


Camp: Minecraft Designers        
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 4-8   
Instructor(s): Black Rocket       
Price: $250    
Description: If you love the game Minecraft and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, design structures to share between worlds, build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. Students must have the Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. 


Camp: Intermediate Biking Camp         
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   
Grade Level: 4-8   
Instructor(s): Stewart Ball Group        
Price: $320
Description: Explore the trails around White Rock Lake on your bike! More than just a bike ride, this camp is a multi-day bike adventure. In addition to developing excellent biking skills and fitness, we learn about our natural surroundings, the places of interest and history around the lake. If your child already knows how to ride, this is the class to take. We emphasize how to safely handle a bike on the velo trails around Dallas, ride in small groups and build fitness with biking. Bike, helmets and water bottle required. Bikes can be kept on campus. 


Camp: Hola, Bienvenido a St. John’s!          
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.    
Grade Level: 5-8   
Instructor(s): Luzma Lewis-Gabriel        
Price: $250    
Description: Join St. John’s Spanish teacher, Mrs. Lewis-Gabriel for an introductory Spanish camp to new students at St. John's. This course will help incoming students acclimate quickly to the St. John's Spanish curriculum. Meet new friends, get to know Mrs. Lewis-Gabriel, and learn Spanish during a fun-filled week!   


 Camp: WILDlife Camp          
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   
Grade Level: 4-8   
Instructor(s): Jennifer Vaughan         
Price: $250    
Description: Join St. John’s Middle School science teacher for a week of fun as we learn how to classify animals through activities, games, or crafts. We will cover bugs, fish, reptiles/amphibians, birds, and mammals. Come get wild learning about the animal kingdom!

 
Afternoon Camps 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Camp: Mermaid Mania Art Camp          
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.    
Grade Level: PK-K   
Instructor(s): Kid Art          
Price: $325    
Description:  Journey with us on a week-long underwater adventure. Sculpt a clay mermaid, paint a portrait, and collage a shimmering swishy tail…all beautiful works inspired by the deep blue sea.


Camp: Bubbles, Smoke, and Explosions            
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.         
Grade Level: PK-K  
Instructor(s): Mad Science          
Price: $250    
Description:  Have fun with chemistry at an exciting camp! Make a crystal garden, synthesize your own slime, learn about our solar system by making a comet with everyday items, and have a shocking time with a Van de Graaff generator by experiencing lightning up close!


Camp: Mutli-Sports Intramurals          
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.    
Grade Level: K-2   
Instructor(s): Stewart Ball Group          
Price: $250    
Description: Bringing back the days before kids’ sports were a full-time job, when you got up a backyard game with your friends just for the fun of it - this is a camp kids love! With an ever-changing line up of sports and games, we’ll stay cool in the gym and out of the summer heat, but still burn off our energy! Kickball, flag football, bean bag toss, tag, capture the flag, field hockey, soccer, ga-ga-ga, volleyball, nine square and more. Every day will be new and exciting, with a focus on keeping it friendly and fair. This is a great camp for all ages, sizes, and abilities. 


Camp: Magic Explorers - Frog            
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.          
Grade Level: K-2   
Instructor(s): Dallas Magic Academy           
Price: $250    
Description: The Dallas Magic Academy presents Magic Explorers. Developed for children ages 5-7 years old. Learn to balance objects, mix up a monster and put him back together and make a bird vanish from its cage, just to name a few projects. There are three different courses, each featuring different props and teaching different magic and communication skills. They do not build on each other. It is not necessary to take one course before the other. In the Frog Course we will create our own props, experience the importance of practice, and learn to perform with confidence and skill. 


Camp: Fixer Upper: Dollhouse Edition              
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.          
Grade Level:  1-4   
Instructor(s): Lauren Sassenus and Delaney Friel             
Price: $300
Description:  Join St. John’s PK teacher, Mrs. Sassenus, and St. John’s Preschool Associate, Ms. Friel and let your creativity run wild and put your interior design skills to work! Students will create their own one-of-a-kind dollhouse that meets their vision of beauty. They will take their creations home at the end of the week. Chip and Joanna have nothing on you!


Camp: 3-4 Basketball Camp             
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.      
Grade Level: 3-4   
Instructor(s): Devin Darnell            
Price: $250    
Description: Practice shooting, passing, dribbling, and rebounding in a fun, positive environment with St. John’s PE teacher, Coach Darnell. This camp will hep develop your game as you learn proper offensive and defensive techniques. Build team chemistry and use personal skills to be a more effective team member. All camp sessions will include team competitions to familiarize play with real game situations.


Camp: Art Innovators             
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.    
Grade Level: 3-8   
Instructor(s): Karen Hernandez             
Price: $280    
Description: Are you looking for a space to create with friends and fun? Look no further! Physical Education teacher, Ms. Hernandez is ready to cater to your creative vibe with plenty of art supplies on hand for you to make your masterpieces! Whether you are feeling more Monet or Jackson Pollock, you are guaranteed to take home works of art your family will be proud to display!


Camp: Video Game Animation              
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.      
Grade Level: 4-8   
Instructor(s): Black Rocket              
Price: $250    
Description: Take your game design skills to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds. Start with a name, develop the character’s personality, signature moves, special powers, and a storyline. Finish with a fully animated character to be used in your very own game. Students do not need any prior experience in game design, animation, or sketching. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. 

 

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

Camp: Cubby Camp: Commotion in the Ocean               
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.       
Grade Level: Preschool   
Instructor(s): Monica Breeding and Morgan Martinez               
Price: $450    
Description: Join Ms. Breeding, the Director of St. John’s Preschool, and Primary Spanish teacher Mrs. Martinez, as we mix ocean fun with motor skills development as we swim through our week at camp. As we explore the ocean, you’ll build and strengthen fine motor skills. We’ll dive right into working on grasp development, eye-hand coordination, building, coloring and scissor skills. In the afternoon, we’ll glide like stingrays and play like dolphins while developing multi-sensory and gross motor skills.


Camp: Dino Dig                
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.       
Grade Level: PK-K   
Instructor(s): Susan Benton and Belinda Hernandez                
Price: $450    
Description: Spend the week training as a junior paleontologist with St. John’s PK teacher, Mrs. Benton, and TK associate, Mrs. Hernandez! St. John's will be transformed into a prehistoric world full of dinosaurs as we travel back in time to explore and unearth the environment of these amazing creatures! There will be cooking, crafts, lots of discovery, and of course fun!


Camp: Magical Moments                 
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    
Grade Level: PK-K   
Instructor(s): Jake Minton                 
Price: $450    
Description: Snowstorms in July? Secret mystery caves in the middle of our camp room? A search for buried treasure? Join St. John’s Assistant Dean of Primary and Lower School Students, Mr. Minton, on an exciting weeklong journey full of magical moments that you can truly believe! You and your friends will be the heroes as we play our way through each day with fun and fantasy filled with stories, games, crafts, and more!


Camp: Slumber Party                  
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.     
Grade Level: 1-3   
Instructor(s): Rebecca Crouse and Sarah Minton                  
Price: $450    
Description: Are you waiting for the day to have a sleepover with your friends? The wait is over as you join St. John’s Technology Integration Specialist, Mrs. Crouse, and St. John’s 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Minton, for a week of fun in your pjs with all your friends at Slumber Party Camp! Have a blast while you sing and dance to your favorite tunes, paint your nails and do your hair, make fun crafts, and play games while you show off your favorite stuffed animals! When you get tired, snuggle up with your furry friend and watch a fun movie with popcorn and treats! This camp is guaranteed to be all fun and NO slumber!


Camp: Let’s Go Have Some Fun 2.0                   
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    
Grade Level: 3-8   
Instructor(s): Cindy Isbell and John Walker                   
Price: $550    
Description: Hop aboard the bus to head out for a grand adventure with St. John’s 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Isbell and Coach Walker! Lunch and snacks will be provided. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Each day will be a new adventure from sports, culture, amusement parks, Top Golf, laser tag, games, and more! Daily schedules will be sent to campers before the camp week begins. Lunch is provided daily and is included in the cost of the camp.