Do you have a passion for jewelry? Have you always wanted to make your own design come to life, creating a new, trendy style? If so, this is the camp for you! Learn the basics of working with wire, string, polymer clay, and metal stamping. Be creative with all kinds of materials, recycling old goods into brand new, ready-to-wear jewelry. You will be able to put your own unique twist on each creation in this fun-filled program!
This program is a service provided for parents who require extended care for children, rising Prekindergarten through Grade 5, before and after regular Summer Programs 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 5th and ending on Friday, August 11th. An afternoon snack is provided for the campers. All children must be toilet trained.
Before Care: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Tuition: $50/week
After Care: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Tuition: $65/week
Before & After Care: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. & 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Tuition: $100/week
If your child has always wanted to create their own game just like the Nintendo 2D Classics or the mobile games they love, then we highly recommend our Video Game Development camp. Campers create multi-level games and learn to use programming concepts such as local and global variables, as well as the basics of object-oriented programming. We also teach campers to animate their characters, and to create games that look and feel great. Campers get to create amazing games in this awesome game creation camp, but without having to type out a lot of code.
Cape Henry Collegiate’s cheer staff will guide campers through a week of instruction in the fundamentals of cheerleading. Participants will focus on proper stretching and safety strategies, cheers, chants, jumps, as well as learn an exciting dance routine. At the conclusion of the week, campers will electrify their parents, families, and fans in a spirit pep rally. The pep rally will showcase the variety of material learned throughout the week.
Have you always wanted to make your own videos? Join us for a fun-filled week of video capturing and editing. You will become a video professional, shooting and editing your own cool videos in iMovie! We will add music, sound effects, transitions, and text to movies. You can even learn to make a video in slow motion! Beginners and experts are all invited to join in the fun world of moviemaking.
Dates: July 23 - 27 Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Ages: Rising Grades 4 - 8 Director: Summer at the Cape Staff Tuition: $175
Into the Elements has an environmental emphasis as kids learn about our planet and how to keep it healthy and “green.” No matter the weather, part of each day will be spent outside exploring the beauty of Cape Henry’s campus as well as having exciting experiences in our local habitat. Campers will spend time in the CHC Butterfly Garden, helping to prepare it for the arrival of Monarchs in the fall. Students will learn about vegetable gardening through composting, planting, harvesting, and weeding. A vegetable basket picked by each camper will go home with them on Friday. We will go beyond the concept of recycling to understand the impact our choices have on the planet. A field trip to First Landing State Park gives students a connection to our oceans as we explore many paths of different organisms, unique ecosystems, and the joy of being outside. Join the fun now!
Little Dolphins Day Camp: For Children 3 and 4 Years Old (Prekindergarten)
Sandfiddlers Day Camp: For Children 5 and 6 Years Old (Rising Kindergarten and 1st Grade)
The Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers Camps are flexible in that a parent can choose either a half-day or a full-day program. The Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers Camps focus on a different and exciting theme each week, and many of the daily activities will reflect the week’s theme. Campers will participate in a variety of activities in the morning, including swimming two times per week, visual arts, science, reading, mathematics, and creative play. Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers swim lessons take place at the Seatack Recreation Center on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Parents may elect for children not to participate in the swim instruction program. In the afternoons, campers will take a nap and enjoy playground time and free play. Campers must bring a bathing suit, pool shoes, and a towel clearly marked with the child’s name. All students will also need to bring a change of clothes for their return from the pool. A snack will be provided in the mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
Children enrolled in morning or afternoon specialty programs may join the Little Dolphins and Sandfiddlers Camps. Please note that if joining the Little Dolphins Camp only for the afternoon session, there will be a nap during that time. All children must be toilet trained.
DAY CAMPS FOR AGES 7 - 11
Dolphins Day Camp: For Children 7 and 8 Years Old (Rising 2nd and 3rd Grade)
Sharks Day Camp: For Children 9 - 11 Years Old (Rising 4th - 6th Grade)
The Dolphins and Sharks Camps offer a wide range of experiences for the student who really wants to explore, and they are flexible in that a parent can choose either a half-day or full-day program. Dolphins and Sharks Camps will focus on a different and exciting theme each week, and many of the daily activities will reflect the week’s theme. Daily activities might include art, cooking lessons, athletic games, exploring with science, and more. Campers also receive swim instruction at the Great Neck Recreation Center on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Campers must bring a bathing suit, pool shoes, and a towel clearly marked with the child’s name each day. A snack will be provided in the mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
Dates: June 6 - August 10 Full Day Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuition - Full Day: $295 per week (lunch included)
Half Day Morning Times: 9:00 a.m. - noon Half Day Afternoon Times: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Tuition - Half Day: $195 per week
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: July 9 - 20 Session 2: July 23 - August 3
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. Students choose topics of their own interest and imagination to enjoy creative and expressive writing. The “Math Workshop” teaches students math concepts and problem-solving skills with meaningful connections that illustrate the value of mathematics to their world. The instruction and reinforcement of activities 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.
If you missed out last year on this fun adventurous camp it’s not too late to get the training you need to earn your Super Spy Status! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to explore glow-in-the-dark science, go on scavenger hunts, and decode clues that lead to top secret messages! Get those spy decoding notebooks out and be ready for some secret agent spy training as we sneak through obstacle courses and use our observation skills to figure out clues to a top secret mystery! Sorry we can only reveal this all new mystery to campers with their special agent IDs.
Let there be slime! By far slime is the most requested science experiment I am asked to do year round! What’s not fun about slime? It’s slimy, stretching, sometimes bouncy, and the coolest polymer around! Each day we will explore a different type based on a fun theme. We will do some cool art labs inspired by the day’s theme too! So no need to ask if we are going to do slime today, because we definitely will!
Join the Sylvan staff for an exciting new program where students will be introduced to four common simple machines: gears, pulleys, levers, and wheels and axles. They will work with a partner following LEGO instructions to build and experiment with actual simple machines. Join now as space is limited!
Students will explore concepts of forces and motion as they follow the K’NEX instructions to design various types of cars. They will race these cars up and down ramps, on flat ground, and on different types of terrain to discover what makes a car move best in each situation. How do forces change a car’s behavior? How can I compensate for those forces? Can I make it go FASTER? Join the Sylvan staff for this exciting new program.
Do you have an interest in the visual arts and look forward to trying new things? This Art Explosion class offers the opportunity to try techniques and media not typically offered in your regular art classes. This program will have you painting with light, using professional-style airbrush techniques, throwing on the potter’s wheel, and much more! Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to express yourself with the arts!
Dates: July 23 - 27 Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon Ages: Rising Grades 4 - 12 Director: Mr. Jeff Warden, firstname.lastname@example.org Tuition: $175
Students will learn the fundamentals of digital photography and computer-aided manipulation. This class will cover various modes of shooting found on most digital SLR cameras: exposure control, composition, motion and portrait photography, downloading, printing, Photoshop manipulation, and photo presentation. Students should provide their own digital SLR camera with a charged battery. A small number of cameras can be provided by the class; please contact Mr. Warden as soon as possible if one is needed.
Dates: July 23 - 27 Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Ages: Rising Grades 4 - 12 Director: Mr. Jeff Warden, email@example.com Tuition: $175
The longest running and most enjoyable coed soccer camp in Virginia Beach returns for its 28th 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.
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 1: June 4 - 15 Session 2 (ONLINE): June 25 - July 20 Session 3: July 23 - August 3