Below is a week-by-week breakdown of the summer programs offered at Norfolk Collegiate's Summer Under the Oak 2018. 

 

June 11-15   

Oak Adventures

This week is jammed packed with fun, summer activities for all ages. Think sports, games, crafts and water activities. There will be two, midweek field trips, and at the end of the week, campers will come together for a closing celebration and ice cream party with prizes.

Rising Grades 1-5 | Sessions: June 11-15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  | Cost: $250

 

June 18-22

Little Scholars: Builders in Training

Calling all inventors, builders and designers! let them build incredible creations with us as we create our own designs and make structures using LEGO® bricks, recyclable materials and more. No skills are necessary, but campers will gain communication, problem solving, reasoning, creativity and teamwork skills.

Rising Grades Pre-K-K | June 18-22, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150

 

Maker Camp = Imagine+Explore+Make

We can’t wait to imagine, collaborate and explore with your child as we design together! We’ll utilize our amazing MakerLab, exploring the world of 3-D printing, robotics, Osmo and more. Collegiate’s STEM-based week of fun is designed to be interactive and fuel the creative mind. Students learn to think and work like engineers, scientists, creative designers and developers. They’ll work on cool projects, engage in fun, hands-on activities and develop real-world products and digital creations with teacher Ashley James.

Rising Grades 1-3 |  June 18-22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

LITTLE SCHOLARS: Design the Runway

Has your child always wanted to create his or her own fashion line? Budding designers will create a fashion portfolio, a one-of-a-kind piece made from recycled goods and end the week with a runway show to bring Fashion Week to a halt. We’ll also participate in several design challenges and learn about fashion as a whole. Come design the runway with us!

Rising Grades 3-6 | June 18-22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $325

 

Web Design & HTML Coding

Campers will develop websites using basic text editor and Adobe Dreamweaver software. We’ll learn to write in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). Lines of code will build their site from the ground up, from adding pictures and audio files to links within the site and hyperlinks to others. Adobe Dreamweaver will help students create sites from templates and provide an opportunity to create Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) making sites with more complex and cohesive style.

Rising Grades 4-7 | June 18-22, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150

 

Video Production

Have you heard your child talk about wanting to make a music video, commercial or movie? This is the camp for him. Campers will learn camera placement, lighting, sound recording and editing. They’ll have the opportunity to edit footage using Final Cut Pro and can look forward to learning exciting special effects like green and split screens.

Rising Grades 4-7 | June 18-22, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $150

 

Fine Arts & Crafts

Explore the world of art with teacher Emily Pope. Campers can look forward to exploring a different fine-art medium every day. They will complete projects using graphite, acrylic paint, watercolors, oils pastels and printmaking. By the end of the week, campers will have completed numerous “make and take” crafts and have a well rounded understanding of local arts. 

Rising Grades 2-5 | June 18-22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

OAKS Theater Camp (Two Weeks)

In this active, dramatic camp, students will have hands-on training in all aspects of theater. Singing, dancing, acting, improvisation, stage design and production are all part of the everyday excitement on the Hackney Theater stage. Students will participate in workshops led by local theater professionals as well as take a field trips to a local performing arts venue. At the end of the two weeks, students will perform a musical production for parents and friends. This camp is led by Theater Director Brendan Hoyle and Director of Bands, Fine and Performing Arts Cathy Francis. This camp will be located on the Granby Street campus.

Rising Grades 5-8 | June 18-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $500

 

BOYS Lacrosse

Does your child love lacrosse? Oaks lacrosse camp will have campers learning new drills and techniques in a fun, engaging environment. Campers will receive NCAA-level instruction from former and current NCAA coaches and players and learn new drills and techniques. With a low camper-to-staff ratio, every camper will get hands-on instruction. All ability levels are welcome and encouraged to participate. 

Rising Grades 3-8 | June 18-22, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150

 

Afternoon Adventure

What is summer without fun?! Our Afternoon Adventure is perfect for campers of all ages.  They’ll explore a variety of sports, games, cooking skills and water fun. Each week will have different activities, so sign up for multiple weeks. Pair this camp with a morning camp and have a full-day experience here.

Rising Grades K-6  | June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 3, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $100

 

Community Service Camp

This camp is designed to give campers an opportunity to earn volunteer hours for school or just the enjoyment of helping others. Campers will volunteer with a variety of organizations every day and make a difference in their community. Each camper will receive 20 hours of community service for each week completed. They will need to bring a lunch, snacks and drinks! This camp will leave from the lower school on Tidewater Drive.

Rising Grades 7-9 | Session 1: June 18-22, Session 2: July 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

June 25-29

MAD SCIENCE presents Eureka! The Inventor’s Camp

Campers will overcome a series of challenges using basic materials, simple machines, tips from famous inventors and the most important of all – their minds! With a little ingenuity, campers will create catapults and forts, construct working light sticks to take home and assemble a set of circuits with batteries and light bulbs. While Thomas Edison said “invention is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration,” this camp is 100 percent fun!

Rising Grades 2-6 | June 25-29, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $175

 

Little Scholars: Princesses & Superheroes

Does your child have what it takes to save the world? Does he or she have the sparkle to rule the world? Train to be the superhero or princess he or she was meant to be! Save the world from evil-doers everywhere in this interactive and high-energy camp. Training combines cooperative games, team-building activities, literature, educational enrichment activities and craft projects to ensure their powers reign supreme. Led by Little Scholars.

Rising Grade Pre-K and K (Must be 4 years old) | June 25-29, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150

 

Intro to Drone Flying Missions

This camp is specifically designed for campers with little to no experience. We use the safest and most reliable drone products on the market, including the Parrot™ drones for enhanced safety and most of all - fun! Campers will learn the basics of drone technology and safety before taking to the air. Through the use of iPad® flight simulators and clear instructions on basic flying maneuvers, young Drobots’ pilots will experience a program filled with excitement, games, challenges and learning. Campers will prepare for the Ultimate Drone Games that include events like Tic-Tac-Drone, Drone Darts, Duck-Duck-Drone and more. All campers go home with interactive workbooks and plenty of Drobots Company keepsakes and trinkets so the memories last after summer’s over.

Rising Grades 1-2 | June 25-29, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $200

 

Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge

This camp is specifically designed for the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. The week is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world’s fastest growing sports: drone obstacle racing. Campers will learn the basic of safe flight and the history behind drone racing. From there, campers will progress through skill challenges and learn how to perform exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. We’ll use iPads® and remote controls to navigate short and long obstacle courses. Participants will create, design and help build the obstacle course in preparation for the final activity and competition. All campers go home with interactive workbooks and plenty of Drobots Company keepsakes and trinkets so the memories last long beyond summer. 

Rising 3-5 |  June 25-29, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $200

 

Nature Quest

Students will embark on a week-long adventure and get their hands “dirty” as they learn about the natural world around them. We plan to incorporate outdoor adventures, art masterpieces and tasty nutritious treats from the garden into our week. Campers will use investigative skills, create a massive mural at the school, visit a butterfly garden and use our Outdoor Learning Lab to extend their learning each day. Learn what nature has to offer and explore the endless connections between art, food and our environment!

Rising Grades 3-6 | June 25-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Playful Pottery

Exploring possibilities in clay, campers will work mainly with hand-building techniques and experiment with textures and surface applications. Participants will learn the beginning techniques of the potter’s wheel and various glazing methods. All pieces created during the week will be fired and glazed. This camp is located at the upper school on Granby Street. (MAX 12 STUDENTS)

Rising Grades 4-8 | June 25-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Basketball

This camp is designed to teach and reinforce basic basketball fundamentals for up and coming basketball stars! Campers will receive instruction on dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defensive techniques. We’ll work together in a fun atmosphere to develop teamwork and sportsmanship skills. The goal of the camp is to increase the athleticism of every player, teach new skills and have plenty of fun! This camp will be coached and organized by varsity coach Kala Dawson.

Rising 3-8 | June 25-29, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150

 

Afternoon Adventure

What is summer without fun? Our Afternoon Adventure is filled with summer fun for all ages. Campers will explore different sports, games, cooking skills and water fun. Each week will offer different activities, so sign up for multiple weeks. Pair this camp with a morning camp and have a full-day experience here!

Rising Grades K-6 | June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 3, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $100

 

July 2-6

LITTLE SCHOLARS: Olympic Madness

Go for gold! Carry the Olympic torch to camp where you will participate in individual competitions and team-based challenges for a week of fun and games. Olympic Madness is for all campers who want to try new sports and take their physical abilities to a whole new level.

Rising Grades 1-6 | July 2-6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (No camp July 4) | Cost: $240

 

July 9-13

Play-Well Jedi Engineering using LEGO® Materials

The Force awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire.

Rising Grades K-2 | July 9-13, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $165

 

Play-Well Jedi Master Engineering using LEGO® Materials

The Force awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics and eccentric motion. Build projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away. 

Rising Grades 2-6 |  July 9 - 13, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $165

 

LITTLE SCHOLARS: Enchanted Adventures

Sprinkle pixie dust and jump on your unicorn; we’re heading into the Enchanted Forest! This camp is filled with imagination building experiences and most of all, plenty of fun! Campers will spark their creativity as they learn about the secret world of fairies, gnomes, elves, unicorns and all things imaginary.

Rising Grades Pre-K-K | July 9-13, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150

 

Harry Potter Camp

Calling all Harry Potter fans! Want to learn witchcraft and wizardry? Master the art of potions, spells and transfiguration. Learn muggle magic and drink butterbeer. Send your camper to be part of the Tri-Wizard Tournament or a game of Quiddich. Watch your young witch or wizard magically blossom at the Collegiate School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

Rising Grades 4-8 | Session 1: July 9-13, Session 2: July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Ooey Gooey Science

Let’s get messy with science! Roll up your sleeves and get ready to use some familiar kitchen substances to investigate the mystery of chemistry. The kitchen is full of substances just waiting to foam, ooze and erupt. These experiments are designed to touch, taste, see and smell the coolest kind of science around.

Rising Grades 1-3 | July 9-13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.| Cost: $250

 

Video Game Design with Unity

Is your child’s game idea the next indie-blockbuster? We’ll teach him to make his own video game using Unity, the tool-set used by professional developers. Under the supervision of Jeremy Alessi, independent developer and gaming entrepreneur at Midnight Status, campers will explore the processes, tasks and roles involved in game and app design while building their own projects. This is located on Granby Street campus.

Rising Grades 6-12 | July 9-13, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $200

 

Junior Ultimate Sports

We’re offering a sports camp for our youngest campers! They’ll participate in a variety of team sports like kickball, floor hockey, soccer, dodgeball, capture the flag and basketball. We’ll provide instruction in basic skills while emphasizing sportsmanship, teamwork and cooperation. This program also promotes an enjoyment for sports in a healthy, competitive environment.

Rising Grades 1-3 | July 9-13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.| Cost: $250 

 

Afternoon Adventure

What is summer without fun?! Our Afternoon Adventure is filled with summer fun for all ages. Campers will explore a variety of sports, games, cooking skills and water fun. Each week will have different activities, so sign up for multiple weeks. Pair this camp with a morning camp and have a full day experience here.

Rising Grades K-6 | June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 3, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $100

 

Fishing

Help your campers create their own fish story as you travel to local fishing spots and hopefully reel in the big one. Campers will learn to bait a hook and cast and fish with a bobber. We’ll visit a different fishing pier or secret location everyday to test the waters. Campers need their own fishing pole, a small tackle box, as well as a lunch, bathing suit and sunscreen. This camp will leave from the lower school on Tidewater Drive each day.

Rising Grades 4-8 | July 9-13, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $300

 

July 16-20

Jump-Start Kindergarten

This camp is for rising kindergarten students who want to familiarize themselves with a full-day school experience. Campers will work on reading readiness skills through daily hands-on activities, use manipulatives to explore math concepts, use iPads® during centers, learn about zoo animals, make creative animal crafts and visit the Virginia Zoo. They’ll be well prepared for their first day of school!

Rising Kindergarten | July 16-20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Jump-Start First Grade

Jump-Start First Grade is a fresh start to a successful year! Campers will practice reading, writing and math skills through a variety of fun, hands-on learning activities that will help them ease into a new year. They’ll build confidence in a challenging yet fun and caring environment. 

Rising First Grade | July 16-20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.| Cost: $250

 

Jump-Start Second Grade

Want to help your child enhance his skills and confidence? Look no further! Under the guidance of a veteran teacher, campers will hone their phonics and word-attack skills, increase reading independence, comprehension and fluency, sharpen math skills in addition, subtraction and word problems, expand Spanish vocabulary, become more proficient in iMacs and iPads®, and experience learning outside the class! 

Rising Second Grade | July 16-20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Jump-Start Third Grade

This is a week filled with activities to practice and review math, reading and study skills in preparation for the transition to third grade. Campers will increase reading comprehension skills, sharpen math fluency and problem-solving skills and use technology to enhance the learning experience. They’ll even take a field trip!

Rising Third Grade |  July 16-20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

MAD Science presents NASA: Journey into Outer Space

From the Earth’s atmosphere to the outer reaches of our solar system, this hands-on program sends campers on a quest for exploration! Comets, planets, stars and more are waiting to be discovered. Learn the four forces of flight, the challenges of space travel and participate in a rocket launch!

Rising Grades 2-6 | July 16-20, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $175

 

Clay & more!

Campers will dive into the art of clay and create beautiful, useful pieces using handbuilding, sculptural and potter’s wheel techniques, and experience mediums with techniques similar to pottery like weaving, cake decorating and more. Projects in clay and more are different from Playful Pottery camp. This camp is at the Granby Street campus. (MAX 12 STUDENTS)

Rising Grades 4-8 | July 16-20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.| Cost: $250

 

Middle School Girls Volleyball

Are you playing middle school volleyball in the fall or thinking of trying out for junior varsity? Whether your camper is new to the game or has experience, students will develop individual skills and learn team play in a fun, supportive atmosphere. Campers will work on serving, passing, setting and hitting techniques and work on goal setting, self-reflected progresses and team-building activities. This camp is located in the middle school gym on Granby Street.

Rising 6-12 Girls | July 16-20, 5-7 p.m. | Cost: $100

 

Afternoon Adventure

What is summer without fun? Our Afternoon Adventure is filled with summer fun for all ages. Campers will explore different sports, games, cooking skills and water fun. Each week will offer different activities, so sign up for multiple weeks. Pair this camp with a morning camp and have a full-day experience here!

Rising Grades K-6 | June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 3, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $100

 

Virginia’s Rich History

Is your child intrigued by the area’s history? Hampton Roads is deeply rooted in our country’s history and so will be your child at the end of this fun-filled week! Campers will be immersed in the lives of soldiers and civilians of the period through fun, educational activities like drilling and marching, hands-on craft lessons, 19th-century games and learning from guest re-enactors. This camp is perfect for rising third or fourth graders preparing for their Virginia History Scrapbook. Campers will take pictures and document their visits to cool historical sites in Hampton Roads. Join teacher Ashley James for a week of traveling back in time.

Rising Grades 4-6 | July 16-20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $300

 

July 23-27

Play-Well Intro to STEM using LEGO® Materials

Boost your child’s imagination with thousands of LEGO® bricks. Build engineer-designed projects like cities, garbage trucks, catamarans and dinosaurs. Campers will design, build and explore their craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

Rising Grades K-2 | July 23-27, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $165

 

Play-Well STEM Challenge using LEGO® Materials

Gear up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and thousands of LEGO® parts! Campers will apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects  like forklifts, houseboats, mini golf courses and the London Tower Bridge design and build as never before! 

Rising Grades 2-6 | July 23-27, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $165

 

Little scholars: Amazing Adventures

Does your child crave an adventure filled week with paper airplanes, pirates, secret codes and other amazing activities? Campers will explore daily challenges while sharpening their reasoning skills, increasing processing speed and broadening their creative mind. Led by Little Scholars.

Rising Grades K-2 | July 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $300

 

Magic Camp

Does your child pull your scarf out of his sleeve? Campers will learn to perform great illusions on their way to becoming the next great magician! Each child will receive individual attention and learn at his or her pace. The week will culminate with a magic show for family and friends. No magic experience needed. The class is led by award-winning professional magician Rob Westcott.

Rising Grades 2-5 | July 23-27, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $175

 

Chess (Beginner & Intermediate)

Don’t trap your queen! Campers will build their skills and gain insightful instruction on the art of chess under the guidance of Kala Dawson of Championship Chess. Campers will improve their math, reading and problem-solving skills through the game. The week will include instruction as well as chess play and guided analysis. 

Rising Grades 2-5 | July 23-27, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $150

 

Middle School Study Skills

Give your child an edge in middle school! Campers will learn middle school expectations and essential skills like time management, organization, note taking, test-taking strategies. They will learn how to effectively read textbooks, improve reading comprehension in novel study, learn memory techniques and enjoy a math skill refresher in preparation for their upcoming year. This camp is located at the upper school on Granby Street. (MAX 12 STUDENTS)

Rising Grades 6-8 | Session 1: July 23-27, Session 2: July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150

 

Upcycling Arts & Crafts

Does your child turn trash into treasure? Campers will create fine art, wall art and wearable art from recycled items. Using a variety of materials, campers will be inspired actively involve themselves in environmental conservation while they reduce, reuse and recycle.

Rising Grades 2-6 | July 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Ultimate Sports

Does your child absolutely love sports? Send him or her to a week of fun and friendly competitions. Campers will focus on a different indoor and outdoor sport, and learn the basic rules and fundamental skills involved for each sport. The importance of good sportsmanship will be stressed as campers participate in exciting games throughout the week.

Rising Grades 3-6 | July 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Afternoon Adventure

What is summer without fun? Our Afternoon Adventure is filled with summer fun for all ages. Campers will explore different sports, games, cooking skills and water fun. Each week will offer different activities, so sign up for multiple weeks. Pair this camp with a morning camp and have a full-day experience here!

Rising Grades K-6 | June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 3, 12:30-3:30 p.m.| Cost: $100

 

Community Service Camp

This camp is designed to give campers an opportunity to earn volunteer hours for school or just the enjoyment of helping others. Campers will volunteer with a variety of organizations every day and make a difference in their community. Each camper  will receive 20 hours of community service for each week completed. They will need to bring a lunch, snacks and drinks! This camp will leave from the lower school on Tidewater Drive.

Rising Grades 7-9 | Session 1: June 18-22, Session 2: July 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

July 30-Aug. 3

Mad Science presents Super Science Sampler
Explore five of the coolest branches of science on your way to becoming a certified Junior Mad Scientist. Campers will discover how birds fly, learn what an owl eats by dissecting owl pellets, build towering structures and ingenious contraptions, construct catapults, pulleys and levers, stir-up crazy concoctions, create a chromatography T-shirt in chemistry and learn how optics really work!

Rising Grades 1–6 | July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $175

 

Harry Potter Camp

Calling all Harry Potter fans! Want to learn witchcraft and wizardry? Master the art of potions, spells and transfiguration. Learn muggle magic and drink butterbeer. Send your camper to be part of the Tri-Wizard Tournament or a game of Quiddich. Watch your young witch or wizard magically blossom at the Collegiate School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

Rising Grades 4-8 |Session 1: July 9-12, Session 2: July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Little Theater

Actors to the stage! Campers will learn the principles and practices of theater by preparing an original production for friends and family to view at the end of camp. Students learn set design, work on costumes, write their lines and choose their songs for the play.

Rising Grades K-3 | July 30-August 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Drone Superhero Missions

Superhero campers will defend their homes as their fellow “villain” campers attack in their superhero missions. Campers will learn basic maneuvers before using their “Spidey-Senses” to conquer missions like Batman’s Drone-Mobile Escape, The Breakout of Iron Man and more. They’ll create a storyboard for their escape missions while others will attempt to outsmart them using a drone to locate and capture. Drone safety and social responsibility will be included in this program. Campers will take home interactive workbooks and keepsakes.

Rising Grades 3-5 | July 30-August 3, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $200

 

Drone Racing & Obstacle Course Challenge

Campers will enjoy a fast-paced, action-packed week in this camp designed for the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. This week is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world’s fastest growing sports: drone obstacle racing. Campers will learn the basics of safe flight and the history behind drone racing. Campers will progress through skill challenges and learn how to perform exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. Flight squads will race themselves and the clock in friendly challenges. Students first maneuver the drone through creative obstacle courses before taking on the challenge of flying for speed. Participants will create, design and help build the obstacle course in preparation for the final activity and competition. All campers go home with interactive workbooks and plenty of Drobots Company keepsakes. 

Rising Grades 6-8 | July 30-August 3, 12:30-3:30 p.m.| Cost: $200

 

Middle School Study Skills

Give your child an edge in middle school! Campers will learn middle school expectations and essential skills like time management, organization, note and test-taking strategies. They will learn how to effectively read textbooks, improve reading comprehension in novel study, learn memory techniques and enjoy a math skill refresher in preparation for the upcoming year. This camp is located at the upper school on Granby Street. (MAX 12 STUDENTS)

Rising Grades 6-8 | Session 1: July 23-27, Session 2: July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-Noon| Cost: $150

 

Afternoon Adventure

What is summer without fun? Our Afternoon Adventure is filled with summer fun for all ages. Campers will explore different sports, games, cooking skills and water fun. Each week will offer different activities, so sign up for multiple weeks. Pair this camp with a morning camp and have a full-day experience here!

Rising Grades K-6 | June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 3, 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Cost: $100

 

Community Connections

Calling all elementary school students looking to make a difference! Campers will join teacher Ashley James for a week of helping others and learning about community service. Campers will learn when they volunteer, they not only help their communities, but also develop a rich perspective of the world. Campers will become better problem solvers, gain a greater sense of responsibility and learn their actions can make a difference. This camp is a wonderful foundation for students, paving the way for continued community service in middle and upper school.

Rising Grades 4-6 | July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Upper School Programs

High School Chemistry

Complete high school chemistry in less than six weeks! If your student is looking to free up space in his schedule or wants to get ahead, this program condenses the year and is complete with labs, projects and a final exam. Upon completion, Norfolk Collegiate will issue one academic credit. Please see Anne Claywell or Helen Younce in learning more about this program.

Rising Grades 10-11 | June 18-July 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.| Cost: $1,500 

 

Writing the College Application Essay

Don’t wait until fall to write the essays required by most colleges and universities. By the end of the session, campers will have several drafts of essays for the most common college application topics. Under the guidance of teachers Judy Davis and Amy Robb, students will write and revise to avoid first semester anxieties as deadlines loom. (MAX 10 STUDENTS)

Rising Grade 12 | Session 1: June 18-22, Session 2: June 25-29, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150

 

Boost Your Brand! Digital Footprint

Students will become savvy self-promoters and explore how personal branding has emerged as the marketing tool of the 21st century. Through examination of contemporary examples, students will learn what it means to have and promote a personal brand. They’ll discuss and share interests and passions and learn and practice effective ways to cultivate and curate content through different technology and social media platforms. Students will create their personal learning network, identify their “specialty” and develop a marketing plan to set them apart from their peers and prepare them for future success in an ever-changing and interconnected world.

Rising Grades 9-12 | July 16-20, 9 a.m.-Noon | Cost: $150


Community Service Camp

This camp is designed to give campers an opportunity to earn volunteer hours for school or just the enjoyment of helping others. Campers will volunteer with a variety of organizations every day and make a difference in their community. Each camper will receive 20 hours of community service for each week completed. They will need to bring a lunch, snacks and drinks! This camp will leave from the lower school on Tidewater Drive.

Rising Graders 7-10 | Session 1: June 18-22, Session 2: July 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost: $250

 

Summer Under the Oaks Volunteer Program

Is your child interested in gaining experience working with children and becoming a counselor one day? Students will assist teachers, coaches and staff members throughout the week while gaining valuable leadership and communication skills and responsibility. This program is limited to two volunteers per session, and students must complete a volunteer application
to be accepted. Please contact Alex Bartlett at abartlett@norfolkcollegiate.org for more information.

Rising Grades 9-10 | June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.| Cost: $50