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Camp St. John's: June 27-July 1

Camp:                TumbleFun
Category:           Athletic
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      PK-K
Instructor:           Kidokinetics
Price:                  $250
Description:      
TumbleFun camps are designed to provide a fun, healthy week of exercise, games, nutrition and tumbling activities. Each day introduces new activities including floor movement, forward and backward rolls, balance work, donkey kicks, handstand and cartwheel prep.  This skill building is complemented with fun games, music, bubbles and rhythm steamers to create a positive improvement in flexibility, balance, coordination, and fitness.  Skills reinforced include balance, coordination, flexibility, agility, and strengthening.


Camp:                STEAM Party
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      PK-K
Instructor:           Techie Factory 
Price:                  $275
Description:      
Every kiddo loves a fun party! Our STEAM Party Lab will introduce several different aspects of Tech and STEAM. Kids will learn basic block coding and animation. They'll have some fun with robots and begin to think about engineering using Snap Circuits, pennies, popsicle sticks, and LEGO's. There might even be some slime. This combine will combine mostly hands on learning with some relevant screen time.


Camp:                Beginning Steps to Reading: Phonological Awareness 
Category:           Academic
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      K
Instructor:          AEW (Academic Enhancement Workshops) 
Price:                  $350
Description:      
Young children learn to read and spell with greater ease when phonological awareness is developed through direct instruction. Lively interactive games and activities in a small group atmosphere will help children accelerate beginning reading skills. An interactive notebook of reading activities is created for home use. Presented by Academic Enhancement Workshops.


Camp:                Beginning Biking Camp
Category:           Athletic
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      K-4
Instructor:           Stewart Ball Group 
Price:                  $320
Description:      
St. John’s now offers a great learn-to-ride camp for kids from K-4 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:                Phonological Awareness and Reading Fluency 
Category:           Academic 
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      1-2
Instructor:           AEW (Academic Enhancement Workshops) 
Price:                  $350
Description:      
Young Children learn to read and spell with greater ease when phonological awareness is developed through direct instruction. Lively interactive games and activities in a small group atmosphere will help children accelerate existing reading skills. Reading Fluency will focus on building readers who enjoy and understand what they read. Students will practice basic word-attack skills, reading with fluency, and comprehension exercises that promote smooth, accurate reading. An interactive notebook of reading fluency and comprehension activities is created for home use. Presented by Academic Enhancement Workshops 


Camp:                Builders STEAM Camp
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      1-4
Instructor:            Eric Telzrow
Price:                   $225
Description:      
Join Mr. Telzrow for a week of building fun as campers experience a variety of building challenges with LEGOS, Magnatiles, and Minecraft! Whether they are building alone or collaboratively, campers are sure to be building memories in this fun STEAM camp! 


Camp:                Slime Squad
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      1-4
Instructor:            Karen Hernandez
Price:                   $250
Description:      
Part science, part art! In this STEAM camp we will design and create a different slime each day and learn the properties that make slime so much fun! $25 supply fee included in the price of the camp.


Camp:                Grammar Dr. and Vocabulary 
Category:           Academic
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      3-4
Instructor:            AEW (Academic Enhancement Workshops) 
Price:                   $350
Description:      
Smoothly operate through the world of grammar, in this hands on workshop, Grammar Doctors. Students discover how to develop and  analyze sentences, identify elements, and understand content. Parts of speech, proper punctuation, capitalization, sentence variety and  more are addressed and practiced. Students will enjoy learning how to dissect grammar while a robust vocabulary can improve literacy  skills! In this class, students discover word origins, derivation, and relationships to expand written and spoken vocabulary. Presented by Academic Enhancement Workshops 


Camp:                MIT Game Development (Scratch)
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      3-5
Instructor:           REX Academy 
Price:                  $250
Description:      
Developed in 2003 by the MIT Media Lab, the Scratch computer language used in this class is specifically designed for kids ages 7 to 16. In this class students will create animations and games using the Scratch computer language developed by MIT specifically to teach computer programming to kids. Our MIT Game Development class allows for students to learn all the major computer programming terms and concepts through block programming. The students make animations and games to learn terminology like variables, string processing, loops, and more. Campers are required to bring a laptop or Chromebook with them to camp daily.


Camp:                Dodgeball Camp 
Category:           Athletic
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      4-8
Instructor:           Max Patterson and Josh Del Regno 
Price:                  $225
Description:      
Join Mr. Patterson and Mr. Del Regno to play dodgeball, the greatest game ever. A full week of every type of dodgeball that you can imagine! Get your friends to join you for a week of fun. Take the challenge to become “King or Queen of the court."


Camp:                Powerful Writing  
Category:           Academic 
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      5-8
Instructor:           AEW (Academic Enhancement Workshops) 
Price:                  $350
Description:      
The mystery is taken out of writing as students learn techniques and formulas to create paragraphs, essays, and reports. While focusing on creative writing, guidance is given to assure writing with correct grammar, appropriate structure, as well as clear and concise expression. Confidence will improve as students implement “a plan of action” for a variety of writing assignments, while a robust vocabulary can improve literacy skills! In this camp, students discover word origins, derivation, and relationships to expand written and spoken vocabulary. Presented by Academic Enhancement Workshops


Camp:                Adventure Biking Camp at White Rock Lake
Category:           Athletic
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      5-8
Instructor:            Stewart Ball Group 
Price:                   $425
Description:      
For our middle school children who already know how to ride a bike, we are offering a great adventure biking camp, using the beautiful trails around and near White Rock Lake! Directed by Coach Stewart Ball, founder of Dallas Bicycling School, the camp will be led by experienced cyclists and will include learning bike handling skills and rider etiquette and safety. With miles of trails to explore and plenty of time to make new friends and have a lot of fun on a bike, this is an excellent camp for getting kids outside, active and stress-free! *Campers will be dropped off/picked up at White Rock lake with their bikes each day. Sibling campers are welcome to join us at St. John's early and stay late to accommodate the pick up.


Camp:                Robotics Using the LEGO EV3 System 
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      3-6
Instructor:            Play-Well TEKnologies 
Price:                   $250
Description:      
Rise to the challenge to build and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 system! Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving, and teamwork skills. Design and construct your robot to avoid obstacles, pick up and carry objects, and play sounds. Projects are structured so that students work in an open-ended, investigative environment while having fun!


Camp:                Adventures in STEAM using LEGO Materials  
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   1:00-4:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      PK-K
Instructor:            Play-Well TEKnologies 
Price:                   $250
Description:      
Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Space Stations, Fire Trucks, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas! 


Camp:                Pet Palooza
Category:           Enrichment
Time:                   1:00-4:00 p.m.
Grade Level:       PK-K
Instructor:            Karen Hernandez
Price:                   $225
Description:      
This camp is going to be PAWsome! At the beginning of the week you will adopt a plushy pet. Learn to take care of your pet, create an epic pet house, pet collar, and use your skills to train them to do neat tricks!


Camp:                Kids Just Wanna Jump for Fun!
Category:           Athletic
Time:                   1:00-4:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      PK-K
Instructor:           Kidokinetics
Price:                  $250
Description:      
Jump! Includes jump rope activities for all skill levels. Activities vary daily with basic skills combined with relays, work outs, single rope, double rope, music and jump rope games.  Fitness with fun improves stamina, builds heart strength and improves coordination, agility, and balance.  Designed to be fun and invigorating, new techniques will increase interest in the sport of jump rope.


Camp:                The Knight School Chess Camp
Category:           Enrichment
Time:                   1:00-4:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      1-6
Instructor:            The Knight School 
Price:                   300
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:                Roblox Jr.
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   1:00-4:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      1-3
Instructor:            Techie Factory 
Price:                   $275
Description:      
Campers will be introduced to Roblox Studio and the basics of the LUA coding language. They'll create their very own Obby using skills like game design, creativity, computational thinking, and coding. They'll learn to publish their game so anyone in the world can play it, with your permission. They'll also learn to work in teams to create an exciting adventure map game. This course requires you bring your own device with Roblox downloaded. 


Camp:                Hot Peppers Jump Rope Camp
Category:           Athletic
Time:                   1:00-4:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      1-6
Instructor:           Morgan Martinez and Katie Fuqua
Price:                  $225
Description:      
Calling all kiddos who love to jump rope! Join us for a week of learning awesome single rope tricks, Double Dutch and 2-in-1 tricks! We will also learn routines to music, make our own jump ropes, and prepare for a performance showcase on Friday! All levels of jumpers are welcome. Members of the Red-Hot Peppers are encouraged to attend, if possible.


Camp:                Dallas Magic Academy- Blue Wand
Category:           Enrichment
Time:                   1:00-4:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      3-6
Instructor:            Dallas Magic Academy 
Price:                   $250
Description:      
Learn how to move objects with your mind, make a monkey appear and operate a time machine. In this course students will learn the different types of magic from dinner table tricks to stage illusions. Custom Magic Tricks include UFO Block, Monkey Madness, Time Machine, Gold Rush, Super Hero Gloves, Trick-E Pen, Dino Dig and Mystery Mailer. Throughout the program we teach 8 traits of a true magician. A magician is: Respectful, Prepared, Enthusiastic, Confident, Humble, Creative, Authentic, and Giving. The real “magic trick” is that your kids are learning real life skills – while not even realizing it! This will change their future!


Camp:                Survivor Camp
Category:           Athletic
Time:                   1:00-4:00
Grade Level:      5-8
Instructor:           Thor Herrin and Max Patterson 
Price:                  $350        
Description:      
Alone, marooned, scared, cold, and hungry? Can you survive? You bet! You’ll learn to distill drinking water and make it into a refreshing drink that would quench any thirst. Learn to start a fire and find out what bugs and berries make good snacks! Learn to navigate by the stars, tell time with the sun, and build your own compass. At the end of the week, participate in a survivor competition. Will you survive this camp with Mr. Herrin and Mr. Patterson? 


Camp:                2D Game Programming
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   1:00-4:00 p.m.
Grade Level:      6-8
Instructor:           REX Academy 
Price:                  $250
Description:      
In this course students will create 2D games using online coding resources used by professional game designers. Along with learning how to create own game, students will also learn professional concepts and vocabulary used by programmers and game developers.


Camp:                Cubby Camp- Party in the USA
Category:           Enrichment
Time:                   Half Day 9-12/All Day 9-3
Grade Level:      Preschool
Instructor:           Alex Rathbun and Belen Gonzalez
Price:                  $200/$350
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.. If you have siblings in other St. John's camps and would like to pick up at the same time, you may select the 3:00-4:00 p.m. aftercare option below.


Camp:                Magical Moments
Category:           Enrichment
Time:                   All Day
Grade Level:      PK-K
Instructor:           Jake and Sarah Minton 
Price:                 $400
Description:      
Snowstorms in July? Secret mystery caves in the middle of our camp room? A search for buried treasure? Let us take you 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:                American Girl Camp: Celebrate the Holidays
Category:           Enrichment
Time:                   All Day
Grade Level:      K-3
Instructor:           Monica Breeding 
Price:                  450
Description:      
CELEBRATE! Come be a part of the American Girl® summer holiday soiree! Each day, you and your American Girl®  We will celebrate a different holiday: Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day and the Fourth of July. We will end our festive week with lunch at the American Girl® Bistro at the Galleria. A $50 supply fee is included in the camp price for lunch and fun at the American Girl Bistro.


Camp:                YouTube Sensation Camp
Category:           STEAM
Time:                   All day
Grade Level:      3-6
Instructor:           Techie Factory 
Price:                  $450
Description:      
Become a YouTube sensation by learning how to write, produce, film, and edit your very own videos! You will get experience in all production roles and make short-length movies from pre-production to post. Lessons include sound effects, video editing and effects, and creating content fit for YouTube sensations! Techie Factory is excited to be partnering with St. John's!


Camp:                Harry Potter Camp
Category:           Enrichment
Time:                   All Day
Grade Level:      3-6
Instructor:           Rebecca Crouse and Kellie Day 
Price:                  $400
Description:      
Calling all Harry Potter fans! From the moment you arrive, until you must leave, you will cease to be a Muggle, and will enter the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry. Do you have what it takes to learn potions? Are you ready for daily Quidditch practice? Do you know your spell book front to back? Lots of activity, imagination and fun will fill our week. Come prepared to be immersed in the world of Harry Potter.


Camp:                Get on the Bus and Go
Category:           Enrichment
Time:                   All Day
Grade Level:      3-8
Instructor:            Cindy Isbell and John Walker
Price:                   $550
Description:    
Hop aboard the bus to head out for a grand adventure with Mrs. Isbell and Coach Walker! Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Each day will be a new adventure with the schedule below. Lunch is provided daily and is included in the cost of the camp.
Monday- Main Event 
Tuesday- Top Golf & Jordan Speith Park 
Wednesday- Texas Rangers Stadium Tour 
Thursday- Dallas Zoo 
Friday- Nickelrama & Movie 
*Schedule is subject to change


amp:                5th and 6th grade Musical 
Category:           Fine Arts
Time:                   All Day
Grade Level:       5-6
Instructor(s):        Payton Lauerman and Jean Hayes  
Price:                   $450
Description:      
Get ready to cast, rehearse, design, and perform in just one week! Learn about blocking, auditions, movement, and vocal techniques while having a ton of fun! Campers will receive scripts to keep and memorize. On the last day, we will have a performance! The play will be chosen based on the number of participants in the camp.