Programs

Summer Camps and Academic Programs

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List of 19 items.

  • Before and After Care Programs (June 3 - August 9)

    This program is a service provided for parents who require extended care for children, rising Prekindergarten through Grade 5, before and after regular Summer Program hours. The exceptional staff plans outdoor play, craft projects, and much more each day. Before and After Care is available for the duration of our Summer at the Cape schedule, beginning on Monday, June 3 and ending on Friday, August 9. An afternoon snack is provided for the campers. All children must be toilet trained. Before-Camp care will begin at 7:30 am and conclude at the start of camp at 9:00 am, where our staff will direct campers to the correct camps. After-Camp Care will begin at 3:30 pm and conclude at 5:30 pm. A late fee of $30 will be charged every ten (10) minutes past 5:30 pm.

    Before-Camp Care: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
    Tuition: $50 per week

    After-Camp Care: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Tuition: $65 per week

    Before- and After-Camp Care: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Tuition: $100 per week

    Dates: June 3 - August 9
    Ages:
    Rising Prekindergarten - Grade 6

  • Day Camp: Little Dolphins, Sandfiddlers, Dolphins, Sharks (June 3 - August 9)

    Looking for an exciting summer experience? Join our summer day camps to experience endless fun and engagement. Spend your summer playing on Cape Henry’s state-of-the-art playground. Reacquaint yourself with friends from the past or meet new friends as you continue to grow and develop. Our Summer at the Cape Day Camps focuses on fun while also bridging the learning gap between school years. No matter your age, your days will be filled with everything from academic engagement to swim lessons, craft making to sports and games, science experiments to fun-filled field trips, and much more. All Day Camps are led by full-time teachers at Cape Henry Collegiate or teachers from Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Each teacher has multiple years of experience within our school community. All full-day campers receive a full-service, well-balanced lunch from the newly renovated Café Dolphin, and all full- and half-day campers receive a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack and drink. Our Summer at the Cape Day Camps are licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services.

    Little Dolphins Day Camp: Ages 3 and 4 (Prekindergarten)
    Sandfiddlers Day Camp: Ages 5 and 6 (Rising Kindergarten, Transition, and Grade 1)
    Dolphins Day Camp: Ages 7 and 8 (Rising Grades 2 and 3)
    Sharks Day Camp: Ages 9 - 11 (Rising Grades 4-6)

    Summer Learning. Day campers spend time each day on specific weekly themes, digging into age-appropriate topics like America’s National Parks, the Natural Wonders of the World, Disney and Star Wars, outdoor adventure and camping, Dr. Seuss, and more. Twice a week campers will immerse themselves in Cape Henry’s science labs, working on experiments and exercises to learn and test the theme of the week. In addition to these wonderful and creative topics, students will spend time with age-appropriate reading, writing, and math while having the opportunity to work on summer academic assignments for the upcoming school year.

    Exercise and Fun. Campers take part in daily free play and structured activities within all of Cape Henry’s fantastic facilities. Cape Henry boasts a spacious, air-conditioned field house with P.E. equipment and supplies for every game and activity. A turf field and multiple grass athletic fields host countless outdoor games, and a state-of-the-art playground caters to the imagination of all age groups.

    Swimming. Partnered with Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation, Day Camp groups travel via bus to the Great Neck Recreation Center (Dolphins and Sharks) and to Seatack Recreation Center (Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers) twice a week for age-appropriate swim lessons. Lessons are taught by American Red Cross certified swim instructors while supervised by American Red Cross certified lifeguards. The swim curriculum is developed and taught by the aquatic staff of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation. Campers travel to and from swim lessons with their lead teachers, and their lead teachers remain poolside throughout each swim lesson.

    Field Trips. Campers take part in a unique field trip every week of the summer. Join us as we go bowling at Pinboy’s, visit the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, jump around at the indoor Bounce House facility, travel to our local state parks, enjoy a hike in the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, and more. These fun-filled experiences take the campers off campus to some of the area’s most desirable locations. Day Camp teachers and staff members accompany the students on these fully supervised trips.

    Dates: June 3 - August 9

    Full-Day Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Full-Day Tuition:  $295 per week (lunch included)

    Half Day Morning Times: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Half Day Afternoon Times: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Half Day Tuition Half: $195 per week
  • Summer Discount Options (June 3 - August 9)

    Day Camp Discount Options: Only 30 spaces available!
    10 WEEK: Select ten (10) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp and Before/After Care to receive 25% off. (Total charge of $2906.25)
    8 WEEK: Select eight (8) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp and Before/After Care to receive 20% off. (Total charge of $2528.00)
    6 WEEK: Select six (6) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp and Before/After Care to receive 15% off. (Total charge of $2014.50)
    4 WEEK: Select four (4) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp and Before/After Care to receive 10% off. (Total charge of $1422.00)

    Day Camp Discount Package Information:
    • Available to Little Dolphins, Sandfiddlers, Dolphins, or Sharks.
    • Before and After Care must be included to receive the Day Camp Discount package.
    • Refunds and substitutions are not permitted with the Day Camp Discount packages.
    • Registering for consecutive weeks is not required.
    • Discounts will be applied when registering for five (10%), seven (15%), or nine (20%) weeks of camps.
    • Lunch and snack included.


    Dolphin Camp Bundle:
    10 WEEK: Select four (4) Specialty or Athletic Camps to replace an AM/PM session of the Full-Day Day Camp to receive 10% off.
    8 WEEK: Select four (4) Specialty or Athletic Camps to replace an AM/PM session of the Full-Day Day Camp to receive 10% off.
    6 WEEK: Select four (4) Specialty or Athletic Camps to replace an AM/PM session of the Full-Day Day Camp to receive 10% off.

    Dolphin Camp Bundle Information:
    • Available in combination with the 10-Week, 8-Week, and 6-Week Day Camp Discount Options.
    • Athletic and Specialty Camp Bundle may not be combined with 4-Week Day Camp Discount Options.
    • The selections will replace one AM and/or PM session within the Day Camp Discount Options for up to four (4) weeks.
    • Receive a 10% discount on the four (4) Athletic and/or Specialty Camp selection when signing up for Athletic and Specialty Camp Bundle.
      • AM Day Camp and Before- and After-Care Discounted 15%, 20%, or 25%, and PM Specialty Camp discounted 10%
    • Refunds and substitutions are not permitted with the Athletic and Specialty Camp Bundle.


    Athletic and Specialty Camp Discount:

    • Stand Alone discount only, may not be combined with Day Camp Discount Packages or Dolphins Bundle.
    • Receive a 10% discount on each selection when registering for eight (8) or more Specialty and/or Athletic Camps.
    • Refunds are not available when registering for Athletic and Specialty Camp Discount.
    • Substitutions may be made more than one week before the program start date if space is available.

    *If interested in a Full Summer Discount Option, Dolphin Camp Bundle, or the Athletic and Specialty Camp Discount, please contact Tyler Faubert at tylerfaubert@capehenry.org or (757) 963-8241*
  • A Novel Idea I (June 24 - 28)

    Calling all thinkers, readers, and avid dreamers. Boys and girls who love books and words will long for this experience as we analyze, predict, and discuss the characters. If the book we choose has been made into a movie, we will spend our final day enjoying the film while drinking our fresh, "homemade" smoothies! If you like these activities AND creating crafty projects too, then join Ms. Elliott and bring a friend with you!

    Session 1
    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 2 - 6
    Director: Ms. Andrea Elliott, andreaelliott@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Babysitting I (June 24, 26, 28)

    Would you like to become a certified babysitter? An instructor from CPR Anywhere! will instruct boys and girls ages 9 to 14 in the skills of being a confident sitter. This three-day camp will instruct campers in childcare skills, including feeding and bathing a baby, changing a diaper, infant and child CPR, basic first aid, talking to potential clients, and much more. In the end, you will be awarded a certificate and card that you can show to prove you are a certified babysitter! Maximum of 15 campers at each session–so sign up early!

    Session 1
    Dates: June 24, 26, 28 (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon

    Ages: Rising Grades 4 - 9
    Director: CPR Anywhere! staff
    Tuition: $140
  • Dance for Beginners (June 24 - 28)

    This one-week camp teaches young dancers about dance terminology, beginning technique, and introduces them to the fun and exciting world of dance! The camp includes ballet, jazz, and lyrical. Dancers will also enjoy a daily dance education time during which they will learn about additional dance styles, read exciting dance stories, and watch amazing dance videos. The last day of the camp will include a short dance performance. Ballet and jazz shoes required.

    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades Prekindergarten, Kindergarten, and Transition
    Director: Mrs. Ericka Ricks, erickaricks@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $175
  • Dolphin Girls Lacrosse Camp (June 24 - 28)

    The Cape Henry Girls Lacrosse program looks forward to hosting a fun-filled week of camp that will suit the development of beginners through elite level players. CHC lacrosse staff and players will instruct on the basic fundamentals of the game to meet each athlete at her ability level. Basic fundamentals will be put to use in small-sided competitions, full field games, and other skill-building activities. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hone your lacrosse skills on CHC’s state-of-the-art facilities, including a full-size turf field, air-conditioned indoor play, auditorium film sessions, and more. Campers will leave excited about the sport of lacrosse, thanks to a week of engaging play.

    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 9 (6-year-old-age minimum)
    Director: Mrs. Kim Dooren, kdooren@gmail.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Dolphin Tennis Academy II (June 24 - 28)

    The Cape Henry Collegiate Tennis program is excited to offer the Dolphin Tennis Academy with PTR-certified Head Coach Diane Deaton. During the tennis sessions, beginner and novice campers will learn the proper way to hold and swing a racquet, as well as basic ball drills and games. Advanced tennis players will work on strategy, court positioning, and shot selection, and they will be matched up with camp staff who are current or former high school or college players. Campers will enjoy individual and small-group lessons as they build upon the initial success and develop a lifelong love of tennis! Campers will participate daily in light ball drills and supervised match play, and all levels of play are invited. *CHC will utilize First Colonial Courts while Cape Henry courts are replaced*

    Session 2 
    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 9 (6-year-old-age minimum)
    Director: Ms. Diane Deaton, summeratthecape@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Driver’s Education: Classroom (June 17 - 28)

    This course is designed to provide students with a detailed understanding of the fundamentals of driving and to foster responsible attitudes and driving behaviors. Course content follows the Virginia State Board of Education, which includes linking visual skills, space management, and balanced vehicle movements to risk-reducing driving strategies. Significant attention is given to risk awareness, driver alertness, and responsible actions relative to occupant protection devices, positive interactions with other roadway users, and the physical and psychological conditions that affect driver performance. Students will use knowledge, processes, and skills learned in driver education to help them become competent users of the highway transportation system. Successful completion of this course provides the student with a Certificate of Completion in Classroom Driver Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    Dates: June 17 - 28
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 10 - 12
    Director: Ms. Kerri Land, kerri.land@vbschools.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Fashion Mania (June 24 - 28)

    Lights, camera, action! Do you want to express your creativity and become a trendsetter in the world of fashion? If so, whether you are a total beginner or have experience, this is the camp for you! Campers use their imagination to brainstorm ideas and bring fashion to life. We will learn how to walk the runway, and we will discuss exciting topics about the latest fashion trends and icons. Campers will design their own t-shirt, purse, and so much more! Families are invited to a fashion show on the last day of camp to see the final products.

    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 2 - 5
    Director: Ms. Shamaine Williams, shamainewilliams@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Little Scholars: Rock and Roll Club (June 24 - 28)

    We are looking for the next rock and roll star this summer! We will jam out with handmade instruments, learn hip songs and dance the camp away. Your rocking scholars will build their social skills, gross motor, and fine motor skills. We will show off our moves at a final performance!

    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon
    Ages: Rising Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
    Director: Little Scholars, kcarlton@littlescholarsllc.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Pinterest Creations I (June 24 - 28)

    Boys and girls, do you want to make a picture frame out of reclaimed materials? Do you love to dream up new recipes and bake that tasty treat? What about designing your own shirt or making a wallet out of duct tape? The sky's the limit in this camp full of crafty creations. Using Pinterest as our inspiration, we will spend the week creating, cutting, and gluing, as well as bringing our creative imaginations to life. Don't miss out; join Ms. Elliott in this inspired program today!

    Session 1
    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon

    Ages:
    Rising Grades 2 - 6
    Director: Ms. Andrea Elliott, andreaelliott@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • PJ Mask Camp (June 24 - 28)

    Join the heroes of PJ Mask as we leap into action in this brand new camp experience! Campers will be immersed in the world of PJ Mask as we hone our superhero skills. Have a blast designing your own mask, save the day by solving mysteries that arise, grow your cat-like reflexes with outdoor activities, and even develop your own superhero character to save the world alongside Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko. Join us today; this is one camp not to miss!

    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Prekindergarten - Grade 2
    Director: Mrs. Lucinda Evans Rush, lucindaevansrush@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Rock-It Science: The Great Volcano Experiment (June 24 - 28)

    The classic volcano experiment has always been a favorite! Children love to explode things and see them erupt, and we will put this classic experiment to the test. This year each camper will build an individual volcano that they will be able to erupt over and over again! We will build a large group volcano that we will erupt twice this year using a heated reaction and the classic Mento/Coke reaction! Along with testing out various reactions on our volcanos, we will play games, create art, and learn about some real active volcanoes! Sign up today for an explosively good time!

    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Prekindergarten - Grade 3
    Director: Ms. Tammy Kauffman, bubblesbugsbutterflies@gmail.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Rock-It Science: Wizards Academy (June 24 - 28)

    Mix and measure, stir and shake – see what science fun you can make. We will explore and conduct labs that seem magical! We will mix up some magic potions, make wands and design cloaks that would make any wizard proud. Join us as we make colors change and objects shrink! Is it magic or science? Don’t miss out on the brand new camp added to the fan-favorite Rock-It Science line-up!

    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Prekindergarten - Grade 3
    Director: Ms. Tammy Kauffman, bubblesbugsbutterflies@gmail.com
    Tuition: $185
  • STEM Vehicles (June 24 - 28)

    Do you like science? Do you like building and creating? Well, this is the camp for you! Take a break from the video games of today and join us for STEM Vehicles. Campers will have the opportunity to build exciting vehicles with common household items. Campers will create and build vehicles like cars and helicopters made from rubber bands, balloons, and other everyday materials. Campers will not only learn how to make and design these vehicles but also learn the science behind how they work. Join us for a week of STEM fun and test your design in our end-of-week competition.

    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 3 - 6
    Director: Mr. Jack Wren, summeratthecape@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Sylvan: Math Edge Enrichment (June 17 - 28)

    Mastering math skills has never been so fun! In Sylvan Math Edge Enrichment, your child will build speed, accuracy, confidence and the critical skills needed for higher level math yet to come – all while having a blast! Help your child gain independent problem-solving skills and develop logic and spatial reasoning skills. Interactive activities make learning fun from structured math skill practice to a variety of engaging puzzles, brainteasers, and team challenges.

    Dates: June 17 - 28
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 7
    Director: Sylvan Staff, ASullivan@sylvanchesapeake.com
    Tuition: $350
  • The 29th Annual Virginia All-Star Soccer Camp: Indoor-Outdoor (June 24 - 28)

    The longest running and most enjoyable coed soccer camp in Virginia Beach returns for its 29th year of camp instruction. We take great pride in offering the best soccer camp experience in Hampton Roads. Our facilities include four plush green soccer fields, six air-conditioned courts for indoor soccer, an air-conditioned auditorium with large-screen projection for rest and film sessions, and a spacious cafeteria serving hot lunch daily. Our camp staff is comprised of highly trained professional, college, and high school players and coaches who are positive role models and understand our camp philosophy of learning the game of soccer in a clean, safe, and enjoyable atmosphere. Our staff prides itself on creating positive and long-lasting relationships with campers and parents. From the beginning player to the advanced player, the curriculum is designed to teach skills and strategies used at the individual and team levels. Each day begins with fundamental instruction and follows a planned sequence of activities that builds confidence and enthusiasm for the game of soccer. We offer an action-packed week where players leave feeling great about their camp experience. Full-day campers receive lunch and drinks daily, while half-day campers receive a snack and drink daily. All campers receive a camp ball, T-shirt, water bottle, bag, and a medal. Daily awards are presented for hustle, sportsmanship, and teamwork.

    INDOOR-OUTDOOR SOCCER CAMP (BOYS AND GIRLS)
     
    *New in 2019: Spend the morning session training outdoors, enjoy lunch in the newly renovated cafe Dolphin, head to the Dreyfus Auditorium for a quick film session, then head into the gymnasium for the afternoon indoor training session.
     
    Dates: June 24 - 28
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon

    Half-Day Camp
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grade 1 (6-year-old-age minimum)
    Tuition: $185

    Full-Day Camp
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 3
    Tuition: $285 (Lunch included)
     
    Premier Camp
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 4 - 10
    Tuition: $285 (Lunch included)
     
    Goalkeeper Camp
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 2 - 10
    Tuition: $285 (Lunch included)
     
    Director: Mr. Ed Faubert, edfaubert@capehenry.org
  • Upper School Health: Online ( June 24 - July 19)

    This program is focused on exploring the many facets of leading a fulfilling, healthy, and productive lifestyle. At this exciting, intense, and difficult stage of life, we will learn and discuss serious social, emotional, physical and societal concerns. Topics include illegal substances, growth, and development, physical activity, nutrition, preventing violence and abuse, and mental and emotional development. Students will also complete the American Heart Association’s curriculum for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Classroom Health sessions run from 8:00 a.m. - noon on Monday through Friday of each week, and office hours are available from noon - 1:00 p.m. for extra help.
     
    Session 2 (ONLINE): June 24 - July 19

    Credit: 1/2 credit
    Ages: Rising Grades 9 - 12
    Director: CHC Faculty
    Tuition: $350

Summer Programs

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  • Mr. Tyler Faubert 09

    Assistant Athletic Director; Director of Auxiliary Programs; Coach
    (757) 963-8241

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