Programs

Summer Camps and Academic Programs

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List of 17 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*
  • American Girl Doll Camp II (July 29 - August 2)

    Do you love your doll and spend time dreaming of new ways to style and accessorize? Do you and your friends dream up new worlds with your dolls, creating tea parties, going to the beach, or catching the great new movie in the theaters? If so, this camp is for you. Make accessories, read stories, and learn all about the history of American Girl dolls. In this camp, you will design and build your own dollhouse using boxes and reclaimed materials, and you will find new, inventive ways to make accessories and enhance your doll’s fashion. Don’t have an American Girl doll of your own? Don’t worry! Any doll will do in this popular returning program, so join now!

    Session 2
    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Kindergarten - Grade 5
    Director: CHC staff
    Tuition: $185
  • Capture the Flag (July 29 - August 2)

    Speed, agility, intelligence, and endurance; does your camper have what it takes? Join us for a week of Capture the Flag where campers will have the opportunity to practice these traits. With a blend of various game scenarios, the different aspects of the game will be tested. Ranging from intimate indoor, obstacle-filled spaces to large outdoor spaces with open room to run. Test your mettle against some of the best in the business to see if you have what it takes to reign supreme in Capture the Flag. Join us today before the camp fills up!

    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 2 - 6
    Director: Mr. Jack Wren, summeratthecape@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Chess III (July 29 - August 2)

    Absolute pin, battery, checkmate, dead draw, en passant? Confused? Don’t be! Learn the game of kings in a fun and relaxing environment. Chess is renowned for improving creativity, the power of concentration, critical thinking skills, memory and retention, and overall academic performance. Chess has also been shown to augment problem-solving capabilities, provide cultural enrichment, advance intellectual maturity, and enhance self-esteem. Not to mention, chess is fun!
     
    Session 3
    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 5

    Director: Mr. August Vander Werff, augustvanderwerff@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $175
  • Comic Creations (July 29 - August 2)

    Do you have a knack for drawing? Do you like to write? We have the camp for you! Come join us as we explore the world of comics. We will learn about the different styles of cartooning, create new characters, and build a portfolio of your work. Sign up today before space runs out!

    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 3 - 5
    Director: Little Scholars, kcarlton@littlescholarsllc.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Dodgeball III (July 29 - August 2)

    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 3
    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    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
  • Dynamic Basketball Camp - Half Day IV (July 29 - August 2)

    Dynamic Basketball Basics Camp (Half-Day)
    Basketball Basics provides a wonderful introduction to the basic skills of passing, dribbling, shooting, and games. Beginning players will enjoy learning from the Dynamic Basketball staff as they make this introduction to basketball fun and beneficial.

    Session 4
    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 4 (6-year-old-age minimum)
    Director: Mr. Mark Hall, mark44.mh@gmail.com
    Tuition: $185 
  • Dynamic Basketball Player Development Camp Full-Day IV (July 29 - August 2)

    Dynamic Basketball Player Development Camp (Full-Day)
    Lace up your sneakers and get ready to go! Dynamic Basketball offers a great week of basketball to enhance your summer. Campers will enjoy learning from the best while also enhancing their skills through drills, individual competition, and games. Balanced competition makes this an enjoyable week for everyone!

    Session 4
    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 12 (6-year-old-age minimum)
    Director: Mr. Mark Hall, mark44.mh@gmail.com
    Tuition: $285
  • Lower School Summer Academic Workshop II (July 22 - August 2)

    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 2
    Dates: July 22 - August 2
    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
  • Minecraft™ Survival Worlds (July 29 - August 2)

    Calling all beginners, intermediate or advanced Minecrafters. Campers learn how to build and engineer projects including building to scale, mining materials, strategic planning and mapping, developing access points, preparing for the elements, and fireproofing structures. Campers will have the ability to learn about customizing maps and biomes in Minecraft™. Improve skills in survival mode and learn how to craft items that will help you survive, sustain, and prosper! Survival worlds vary based upon your level of experience. Prepare for an exciting week as campers accomplish exciting results building their one-of-a-kind Minecraft features! Camper-created projects will be accessible post camp. No prior experience is required. We provide all technology on location. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. * Important Note: All campers are required to have a Minecraft™ account for this class. Purchase a standard account and desktop version of Minecraft™ ($26.95) at minecraft.net/store. Either a PC or Mac account will work for the camp week, but we suggest you choose the version that matches your home computer. Campers should bring their account login when they come to camp.

    Session 1
    Ages: Rising Grades 3 - 5
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

    Session 2
    Ages: Rising Grades 6 - 8
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Director: Drobots Company staff, fly@drobotscompany.com
    Tuition: $395
  • Paw Patrol Camp II (July 29 - August 2)

    Back by popular demand, Paw Patrol returns for its second year of protecting our community. Take to the air with Skye, learn safety with Chase and Marshall, engineer with Rubble and Rocky, and explore the outdoors with Tracker and Zuma! Campers will love learning all about the jobs of their favorite Paw Patrol characters in this fun, hands-on camp. Join us for an exciting week of Paw Patrol adventures!
     
    Session 2
    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon

    Ages: Rising Prekindergarten - Grade 2
    Director: Mrs. Lucida Evans-Rush, lucindaevansrush@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Pokemon: Gotta Catch ‘Em All (July 29 - August 2)

    Join the sensation sweeping the nation since 1996. Spend the week with everyone's favorite virtual friend, their favorite card games, and video games. From dressing as their favorite Pokemon to playing Pokemon themed games to creating Pokemon art for their rooms at home, campers will have the opportunity to do it all! Our Pokemon experienced staff will lead a week-long program featuring all things Pokemon! Your camper will never have had this much Pokemon content in one week. If Pokemon is their game, if Pokemon is their hobby, this is the place to be!

    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Ages: Rising Grades 1 - 5
    Director: Mr. Jack Wren, summeratthecape@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185
  • Sylvan: Mighty Machine Master Builders (July 29 - August 2)

    Calling all Master Builders! Sylvan is looking for builders eager to learn about simple machines. In this camp, they will learn about gears, pulleys, levers, and wheel & axels. Builders will discover the amazing world of engineering using their imagination to build theme-based creations using LEGOs®. Along the way, they’ll solve problems like real engineers and learn cool new STEM skills!

    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Grades: Rising Grades 1 - 5
    Director: Sylvan Staff, ASullivan@sylvanchesapeake.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Sylvan: Radical Robotics (July 29 - August 2)

    Ready to build robots? Integrating engineering, technology, computer science, and math, Sylvan Robotics Camp gives students the skills to begin to understand information-based technology for the future. Campers will work with a buddy to build and program LEGO® robots. They will use simple machines such as levers, pulleys and wheels and axles to create movement in their bots. They will learn how to program their robots to move, make sounds, and respond to sensors! Students will build intricate designs like a ferris wheel, a moon rover, and even a few crazy zoo animals! Campers will develop critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration skills to express their creativity.

    Dates: July 29 - August 2
    Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Grades: Rising Grades 1 - 5
    Director: Sylvan Staff, ASullivan@sylvanchesapeake.com
    Tuition: $185
  • Theater for the Actor (July 29 - August 9)

    This two-week program will strengthen the skills of the actor. We will focus on age-appropriate scene work, guided improvisation, voice projection, singing, and dancing. This invigorating camp will help performers fine-tune their confidence, talent, and creativity. On the last day, students will perform before an audience.

    Dates: July 29 - August 9
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    Ages: Rising Grades 3 - 8
    Director: Mrs. Stephanie Fluharty, stephaniefluharty@capehenry.org
    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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