Programs

Summer Camps and Academic Programs

By Week
Click on the program title below for a complete program description.

List of 23 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*
  • 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
  • Babysitting II (July 8, 10, 12)

    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 2
    Dates: July 8, 10, 12 (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon

    Ages: Rising Grades 4 - 9
    Director: CPR Anywhere! staff
    Tuition: $140
  • Chesapeake Bay Adventure Camp (July 9 - 12)

    This exciting camp enters its fifth year after four exciting summers on the Bay! The Chesapeake Bay Adventure Camp offers the opportunity to see and experience the Chesapeake Bay environmental region in all of its glory. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed is the largest estuary in North America. Explore this unique watershed environment by both land and water through a variety of exciting outdoor adventures each day. Hike historic trails that buffer the land from the beautiful coastal waters; go fishing in the Chesapeake Bay; explore the local environment from the perspective of the newest, most environmentally smart buildings and programs in the world; and challenge yourself on the obstacles at The Adventure Park! Do all of this while learning what makes your backyard such a unique environmental treasure! Sign up early to take advantage of this fun, outdoor adventure camp. Space is limited.

    Dates: July 9 - 12
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 5 - 9
    Director: Ms. Kim Johnson, kimjohnson@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $400
  • Dodgeball I (July 8 - 12)

    Join us for our ultra-popular program that includes several crazy, fun versions of the game dodgeball! The emphasis is on fun, teamwork, and exercise. This camp helps develop agility, speed, and good body awareness as well as powers of analysis and problem-solving skills. Campers will work on throwing, catching, and ball-shielding skills in addition to dodging skills, all while using new-coated foam dodgeballs. These balls are perfect for safe, FUN play! We supply all the equipment. Wear gym shoes and bring a snack and a water bottle.

    Session 1
    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 8 (6-year-old-age minimum)
    Director: Mr. August Vander Werff, augustvanderwerff@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Dolphin Tennis Academy III (July 8 - 12)

    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 3
    Dates: July 8 - 12
    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
  • Dolphin Wrestling Camps: Youth Wrestling (July 8 - 12)

    Cape Henry Collegiate wrestling is excited to offer two unique, five-day wrestling camps. The camps will be held in the spacious, air-conditioned Clarke Family Wrestling Room. CHC wrestling camps are founded on a developmental and competitive approach that centers on technique, competition, and games. Head Coach Jack Effner is committed to the total development of each camper. Campers will not only learn how to wrestle, but they will also have fun and be challenged to improve.

    Youth Wrestling Camp
    The Youth Camp will feature CHC Coaches Jack Effner and Joe Harvich along with Coaches Dalton Head, Geoff Head, and Will Stravino. This program is geared towards Lower to Middle School aged campers. Wrestlers will learn the basics through skill training and practice sessions. They will be physically challenged through sport specific games, competitions, and great fun! Participating in this camp will improve your strength, conditioning, technique, and competitive spirit. Sign up early as the camp is limited to the first 36 registered wrestlers.

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 8 (6-year-old-age minimum)
    Director: Mr. Jack Effner, jackeffner@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $165

  • Drobots: Drone Racing and Obstacle Course Challenge (July 8 - 12)

    Drone Racing is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world’s fastest growing sports, Drone Racing. Campers will first learn about the basic safety of drone flying and the history behind drone racing as a sport. From there, campers will progress through various skill challenges and learn how to perform various exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. Flight squads post up against one another in a friendly competition when they race themselves and the clock. Students first maneuver the drone through creative obstacle courses before taking on the challenge of flying for speed. Participants contribute fully in this program as they create the design and help build the obstacle course in preparation for the last day’s final activities and competition. All campers go home with interactive workbooks and plenty of Drobots Company keepsakes and trinkets, so the memories last long beyond the summer. Drone safety and social responsibilities of flying are included in this program.

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 6 - 8
    Director: Drobots Company staff, fly@drobotscompany.com
    Tuition: $395
  • Drobots: Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge (July 8 - 12)

    Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge is specifically designed for both the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. This is week is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world’s fastest growing sports, Drone Obstacle Racing. Campers will first learn about the basic safety of drone flying and the history behind drone racing as a sport. From there, campers will progress through various skill challenges and learn how to perform various exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. Campers will use iPads and remote controls to navigate the drone through short and long obstacle courses. Participants will also create the design and help build the obstacle course in preparation for the last day’s 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 the summer. Drone safety and the social responsibilities of flying drones are included in this program.

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 3 - 5
    Director: Drobots Company staff, fly@drobotscompany.com
    Tuition: $395
  • Games, Games, Games II (July 8 - 12)

    Games, Games, Games features a variety of both indoor and outdoor fun! Campers will get to enjoy the fresh air with games like Kickball, Flag Tag, 4-Square, and more! Back inside, the fun continues with board games like Clue, Sorry, and so much more. The campers will test their competitive sides as they play Battleship, or can choose to chill out with a more relaxed game of Life. Led by Ms. Elliott, Games, Games, Games has all the outdoor fun and indoor play all wrapped into one!
    .
    Session 2
    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 2 - 6

    Director: Ms. Andrea Elliott, andreaelliott@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun II (July 8 - 12)

    Calling all girls for strictly girl fun! Campers will make delicious treats and healthy snacks to eat. Campers will demonstrate their creative side to make photo memory collages and cool arts and crafts, too. Looking your best is always a blast, so hairstyling and colorful nails are must-do activities. Reading short stories about fabulous girls will give us quiet time to listen, reflect, and talk. Group games along with fun and healthy ways to exercise will round out our days. Get a friend and come have some fun with girls only!
     
    Session 2
    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 2 - 6

    Director: Ms. Andrea Elliott, andreaelliott@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Lower School Summer Academic Workshop I (July 8 - 19)

    Get prepared for the new school year by diving into reading/writing and mathematics. The “Reading/Writing Workshop” helps students become power readers and writers, increasing their phonetic skills, comprehension strategies, and writing abilities. Students respond to reading through a variety of creative channels including verbal, written, and hands-on activities. Diverse reading selections from the CHC Summer Reading Lists and other literary choices ensure an enjoyable and stimulating reading performance. In addition, teachers provide instruction on organizing and writing paragraphs, proofreading, and editing written work, and the reinforcement of grammar and punctuation rules. Students choose topics of their own interest and imagination to enjoy creative and expressive writing. The “Math Workshop” uses a multi-sensory, hands-on approach, making math all add up to fun. Students learn math concepts and problem-solving skills with meaningful connections that illustrate the value of mathematics to their world. The instruction and reinforcement of activities will concentrate on preparing students for the rigors of the mathematics curriculum for the coming year. The students split their time between the two blocks on a daily basis and will have the opportunity to work on their required summer reading, writing, and math assignments.

    Session 1
    Dates: July 8 - 19
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 2 - 5
    Directors: Mrs. Kelly Christianson, kellychristianson@capehenry.org; Mrs. Sherry Davis, sherrydavis@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $350 per session
  • Middle School Summer Academic Workshop I (July 8 - 12)

    Pressed for time and need to get your English and Math summer assignments finished? Have questions about the work or need assistance working through a problem? Then this workshop is for you! Instead of waiting until the last minute, set aside this time to work on your assignments. This workshop is designed to take the pressure off of you and your parents. Teachers are available to help you and answer questions you may have.

    Session 1
    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 6 - 8
    Directors: Mrs. Kelly Christianson, kellychristianson@capehenry.org; Mrs. Sherry Davis, sherrydavis@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $200 per session
  • Ping Pong Camp (July 8 - 12)

    Join one of our most popular camps for a week of ping-pong action! Beginning and experienced campers will learn the basic components of the game: rules, serving, returns, rallying, and even advanced skills like spin shots and they will test those skills in various games and competitions. Play is fast and demands quick reactions. Come show off your skills in this popular program. This program is limited to 16 participants and usually sells out. Register early!

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Grades 2 - 7
    Director: Mr. August Vander Werff, augustvanderwerff@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Rock-It Science: Outer Space (July 8 - 12)

    What’s more fascinating than the great beyond? We will explore the solar system as we conduct science and art labs inspired by outer space. We will stargaze, go on moonwalks, and launch rocket ships! Keep an eye out for any asteroids soaring through space and get ready for a fun, out-of-this-world week! With so much to explore, there are endless things to learn. If you explored with us last year, join us again for all new art and science labs including new additions to our space room! Don’t miss out on the brand new labs added to this fan-favorite camp!

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Prekindergarten - Grade 3
    Director: Ms. Tammy Kauffman, bubblesbugsbutterflies@gmail.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Rock-It Science: Treasure Hunters (July 8 - 12)

    Get ready to perform tasks that will lead to daily treasures! New and classic daily themes including superheroes & Pokemon will keep us busy solving puzzles, experimenting, and collecting treasures. We will discover treasures all week, and campers will design their own treasure chest to keep their treasures safe. Let’s get exploring! Don’t miss out on the brand new labs added to this fan-favorite camp!

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Prekindergarten - Grade 3
    Director: Ms. Tammy Kauffman, bubblesbugsbutterflies@gmail.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Teen Studio: Ceramics (July 8 - 12)

    Artists will envelop themselves in the world of clay while learning the techniques and tools commonly used in ceramics. Students will create imaginative works using a variety of methods, including hand building, modeling, hollowing, extrusion, and slab building, wheel throwing, press molding, slip casting, and glazing.

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 4 - 12
    Director: Mr. Jeff Warden, jeffwarden@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Teen Studio: Oil Painting (July 8 - 12)

    Oil paint is a beautiful and versatile medium. A painting foundation will be presented that can easily be built upon for pursuits beyond this class. Students will create a series of paintings with the instructor that will cover a variety of subjects and painting techniques. Drawing will be taught as it applies to the subjects illustrated. Students will work from life when we take a trip outdoors to paint, and they will learn ways to look within themselves for inspiration in more intuitive painting exercises. *A list of supplies for the camp will be sent out prior to the camp’s start date.

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 4 - 12
    Director: Mr. Jeff Warden, jeffwarden@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • 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
  • Volleyball Camp: Youth Camp (July 8 - 12)

    The Volleyball Camp covers all aspects of the game of volleyball with an emphasis on fundamentals and game situation play. The camp welcomes players of all ability levels, from beginner to experienced, and players will be grouped by skill to better meet the individual needs of each participant. The technique and skills taught in this camp are designed to provide and improve upon the foundation that allows participants to develop into high-level athletes in the future. All basic skills will be covered including passing, setting, hitting, serving, defense, blocking, and offensive and defensive systems. Campers will also have the opportunity to dig deep and work hard in a positive and encouraging environment.

    Youth Volleyball Camp
    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 6 (6-year-old-age minimum)
     
    Director: Outbreak Volleyball Club Staff
    Tuition: $185
  • World of Wizards (July 8 -12)

    Calling all wizard fans! This is like no other camp you have experienced. We will take a magical journey into the world of wizards. We will design wands, make magic potions, go on a magical creature hunt, play Quidditch, and participate in activities that will astound all Muggles.

    Dates: July 8 - 12
    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 5
    Director: Little Scholars, kcarlton@littlescholarsllc.com
    Tuition: $350

Summer Programs

List of 1 members.

  • Mr. Tyler Faubert 09

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

Online Registration

CLICK HERE to enter the CampWise Registration System or to submit a payment.
A Leading Independent Coeducational College-Preparatory Day School | Prekindergarten through Grade 12
1320 Mill Dam Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454-2306 | Phone: (757) 481-2446 | Fax: (757) 481-9194

We know, value, and challenge each student. We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community. We graduate independent thinkers and globally aware citizens.
Privacy Policy | © 2019, Cape Henry Collegiate School, Inc.