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Camp St. John's: June 5-9

June 5-9 Camp Offerings by Grade Level

 

Preschool Cubby Camp

Under the Big Top 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.

 Creative Camp 

 Disney Camp  Calm Camp...Mindfulness
 Hoops, Scoops, and Shots  Tech Detectives   Back to Nature 
 Beginning Bike Camp  Karate Camp   
 Kindergarten Kick-off (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  Karate Camp  Back to Nature (1) 
 Namaste Yoga Retreat  Hold Your Horses Art Camp  A Week of Holidays (2)
 LEGO Destroyer Battles   LEGO- Star Wars Galaxy   

 

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)

 Karate Camp  A Week of Holidays 
 Intermediate Bike Camp (4)   Hold Your Horses Art Camp   Let's Go Have Some Fun
 Namaste Yoga Retreat  LEGO- Star Wars Galaxy   Acts of Kindness (4)
 LEGO Destroyer Battles   Multi-Sports Intramural  
 Make 3D Video Game (4)  Young Coders (4)  
 Art and Nature (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  LEGO- Star Wars Galaxy (5-6)  A Week of Holidays (5)
 LEGO Destroyer Battles (5-6)  Multi-Sports Intramural (5-6)

 Let's Go Have Some Fun

 Make 3D Video Game   Young Coders   Acts of Kindness 
 Art and Nature     

June 5-9 Camp Descriptions

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

Camp: Creative Camp        
Time: 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.       
Grade Level: PK-K   
Instructor(s): Jake Minton     
Price: $250    
Description: Let your imagination run wild with St. John's Associate Dean of Primary and Lower School Students, Mr. Minton, in creative camp! From art, music, reader's theater, games, and movement, this week will be one to remember! Get your creative juices flowing and register today!


Camp: Hoops, Scoops, and Shots        
Time: 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.       
Grade Level: PK-K   
Instructor(s): Kidokinetics       
Price: $250    
Description: Kidokinetics Hoops Scoops and Shots combines three popular sports to create a fun learning experience with just the right emphasis on fitness and exercise. Hoops (basketball) introduces passing, shooting and ball handling basics. Scoops (lacrosse) instructs the basic skills of cradling, passing, scooping and catching. Shots (USTA NetGeneration tennis) teaches groundstrokes, serves, and net play. These skills combined with game play provide a confidence-building environment. Physical skills developed include agility, accuracy, flexibility, balance, endurance, coordination and speed.


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: Kindergarten Kick-off        
Time: 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.       
Grade Level: K   
Instructor(s): Connie Cook       
Price: $250    
Description: Let's get ready for Kindergarten! St. John's kindergarten associate, Connie Cook, will help your child get ready for an exciting year of learning and fun! We will build on experiences of PK to get a jump start on reading, writing, math, and fine motor skills that will be part of the kindergarten experience. These valuable lessons, coupled with learning how to be a good friend in a fun, relaxed, and nurturing environment make for a great week! Your child will walk into Kindergarten feeling comfortable and confident!


Camp: Namaste Yoga Retreat         
Time: 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.       
Grade Level: 1-4   
Instructor(s): Sarah Minton and Katy Judah        
Price: $250    
Description: Join St. John's 3rd grade teachers, Mrs. Minton and Mrs. Judah, for a week of relaxation with yoga, mindfulness, and art! We will explore the world of yoga alongside our creativity as we create our own custom yoga mats, jewelry, essential oils, colorful mandalas, dream catchers, and much more!


Camp: LEGO Destroyer Battles          
Time: 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.      
Grade Level: 1-6   
Instructor(s): Championship Robotics         
Price: $250    
Description: Destroy all the other robots in crazy competitions! Build your own bot using the most powerful LEGO Technic motors, remotes, and rare parts. Then claw, drill, and rip up your competitors' bots! Start with our battle-tested, wheeled and tracked designs and then modify all you want. Every warrior leaves with a LEGO mini-figurine and a personalized backpack tag. Only the best bot survives in this Championship Robotics camp with Mr. Bluebeard!


Camp: Make Your First 3D Video Game!           
Time: 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.      
Grade Level: 4-8   
Instructor(s): Black Rocket          
Price: $250    
Description: In this Black Rocket classic, you will go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family projects are only compatible with Windows devices.


Camp: Art and Nature           
Time: 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Grade Level:  4-8   
Instructor(s): Jennifer Vaughan           
Price: $250    
Description: Want to use nature to make art?  Want to use nature to inspire art? Join St. John’s science teacher, Mrs. Vaughan, to exercise your creativity using the world around us through sculpture, painting, drawing, and photography.


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. 

 
Afternoon Camps 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Camp: Disney Camp             
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.     
Grade Level: PK-K   
Instructor(s): Jake and Sarah Minton           
Price: $250    
Description: We don't talk about Bruno in Disney Music camp! Join St. John's Associate Primary and Lower School Dean of Students, Mr. Minton, and 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Minton, as we let it go and get tangled up in a week of fun! A whole new world will open for you as we go under the sea for grand adventures of crafts, games, and of course, singing and dancing! How far will you go for fun?


Camp: Tech Detectives              
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.     
Grade Level: PK-K   
Instructor(s): Keyboard Kids            
Price: $250    
Description: Get your magnifying glass ready and join us to solve important cases at place like Cyber Space, Network Neighborhood, and Keyboard Castle. Computer detectives will unlock new ways to use technology to solve meaningful problems. Gain important STEAM skills as you learn keyboarding, technology, internet safety, reading and writing. Keyboard Kids will integrate critical thinking and creative components throughout the week, giving you many opportunities to express yourself as you do your work as a Tech Detective!


Camp: Karate Camp               
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 
Grade Level: PK-4   
Instructor(s): Chamberlain Studios             
Price: $250    
Description: The Chamberlain Studios of Self Defense Karate Ninja Camp is an action-packed martial arts class. Our expert instructors will lead students through a fun martial arts and character development program including striking and kicking drills, self-defense techniques utilizing “shadow partners,” martial arts forms (Kata) and history, and crafts that focus on martial arts and Asian culture. If you do not already have a Chamberlain Studios issued uniform, please purchase one below under options.


Camp: Hold Your Horses Art Camp 
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.     
Grade Level: 1-4   
Instructor(s): Kid Art              
Price: $325    
Description: Step into the stable and explore the world of horses. Enjoy drawing houses and their furry four-footed friends. Sculpt a mustang bust, collage a pony portrait and much more.


Camp: LEGO Robots and Ships of the Star Wars Galaxy                
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.     
Grade Level: 1-6   
Instructor(s): Championship Robotics              
Price: $250    
Description: Build the best remote-controlled bots, ships, and vehicles in the Star Wars galaxy and then race and battle! You can build R2-D2, the Millennium Falcon, Rey's Speeder, Luke's X-Wing and a surprise from "The Rise of Skywalker." All Jedi are awarded a LEGO mini-figurine and a personalized backpack tag. May the force be with you!


Camp: Mutli-Sports Intramurals 
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.     
Grade Level: 3-6   
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: Young Coders                 
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.     
Grade Level: 4-8   
Instructor(s): Black Rocket               
Price: $250    
Description: Every child can code! Develop your skills as a young coder by exploring block coding, JavaScript, and Python concepts while making your own playable mini games. This introductory coding course is designed to get elementary-aged students excited about technology through a series of hands-on and engaging learning challenges. 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 - Under the Big Top                  
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grade Level: Preschool (3 year olds)   
Instructor(s): Monica Breeding and Katie Fuqua                
Price: $400    
Description: Ever wanted to be a ringmaster, tightrope walker or lion tamer? Well...we’ve got the greatest camp on earth! Join St. John's Director of Preschool, Ms. Breeding, and St. John's 2nd grade teacher, Mrs. Fuqua, under the Big Top to create a one-of-a-kind circus performance for your family to enjoy.


Camp: Calm Camp…Mindfulness for Little Ones                    
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-K   
Instructor(s): Lauren Sassenus and Tracey Gonzales                  
Price: $475    
Description: Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present, aware of surroundings, and not getting overwhelmed by what’s going on.  Join St. John's PK teacher, Lauren Sassenus, and PK associate, Tracey Gonzales, children will learn mindfulness practices through play, breathing, focused movement of their bodies, and listening carefully to sounds all while making a “toolbox” to remind them how to practice mindfulness. Planting the seeds of mindfulness in our little ones’ hearts will help them blossom with self-awareness, empathy, and joy, as they get older.


Camp: Back to Nature                   
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: PK-1   
Instructor(s): Susan Benton and Stacy Herring                 
Price: $450    
Description: Trek around the beautiful St. John's campus with St. John's PK teacher, Mrs. Benton, as you explore your surroundings and get back to nature. Field discoveries are transformed into lasting treasures to commemorate our adventures together. Rest time is offered each day and along with stories, games, and crafts round out the perfect blend of spending time with nature and with friends! Hiking boots not required!


Camp: A Week of Holidays                     
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 2-5   
Instructor(s): Laura May and Eric Telzrow                   
Price: $450    
Description: Join St. John's 4th grade teachers, Ms. May and Mr. Telzrow, for a fabulous week celebrating all the best holidays of the year. Do you love Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween and your birthday? Then you are going to LOVE this camp! Crafts, snacks, parties, books and more all celebrating the best the year has to offer. The week culminates with a birthday party for you…and ALL your camp friends at a special surprise location. You do NOT want to miss this one.


Camp: Let’s Go Have Some Fun                      
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, St. John's Athletic Director, 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.


Camp: Acts of Kindness Camp                       
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grade Level: 4-8   
Instructor(s): Karen Hernandez and Belinda Hernandez                     
Price: $450    
Description: Participate in daily activities that will make this world a better place with St. John's PE teacher, Karen Hernandez, and St. John's TK associate, Belinda Hernandez. From baking dog treats and passing them out at the park, to planning birthday parties for those who would otherwise go without, this camp will be sure to show kids why it's cool to be kind.

*Students will go off campus throughout the week for activities. A full schedule will be sent before the camp week begins.