Summer Camps and Academic Programs

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  • Camp Times | FD | AM | PM

    Day Camp Hours (Little Dolphins, Sandfiddlers, Dolphins, Sharks)

    June 7 - August 6 | FD: 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. | AM: 8:00 a.m - noon | PM: 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.

    Specialty | Athletic | Academic Hours


    June 7 - August 13 | FD: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | AM: 9:00 a.m. - noon | PM: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • *Newly Added* Dolphin Boys Lacrosse: Stick Skills | Goalie Skills

    Dolphin Lacrosse- Stick Skills | Dolphin Lacrosse- Goalie Skills | AM | $200
     
    Join two of the Dolphin’s finest as they graduate from the CHC ranks and offer their knowledge to you! Whether you are looking to improve your stick skills, shoot more efficiently, or learn to make the big save, this camp is for you. This Half-Day program is designed for the lacrosse player looking to take their play to the next level!
     
    Session 1: June 28 – July 2
    Session 2: July 19 – 23
    Session 3: July 26 - 30
  • Babysitting | June 28, 30, July 2  - AM | July 12, 14, 16  - AM

    Babysitting | June 28, 30, July 2  - AM | July 12, 14, 16  - AM

    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!

    Grades 4 - 9 | Director: CPR Anywhere! Staff | Tuition: $150
  • BlackRocket Tech and Coding Camps! (Seven Weeks)

    BlackRocket Camps 

    Director: help@blackrocket.com | Tuition: $195 
     

    Make Your First Video Game! | June 28 - July 2 | AM: Grades 2 - 5 | PM: Grades 5 - 8
    If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2D platformer game. Conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we’ll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers, Mac versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee.  Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. 


    YouTube® Content Creators | June 28 - July 2 | AM:  Grades 5 - 8 | PM: Grades 2 - 5
    Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Whether you are six or sixty, it’s time to start a career as the next YouTube star. Explore the variety of content and personalities that exist on YouTube and how to find your own niche. Learn the Dos and Don’ts of the platform and how to practice good digital citizenship. Develop your on-camera presence, your own channel branding, and professional editing skills. Take home a plan for launching your own channel with the content created in class! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students work in pairs or teams for most of the program.


    Rocket Kart Racers: Design A Mario Kart® Style Game | July 6 - 9 | AM: Grades 2 - 5 | PM: Grades 5 - 8
    On your marks, get set, create! Blast off in making your first 3D Mario Kart® and Crash Team Racing® style game! Design your own tracks and customize your karts and characters. Using a professional 3D game development software, students will combine their creations into their own kart racing game that they can play with friends and family at home. Students can participate in eSports League races against other schools across the country with a chance to have their tracks featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 


    eSports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers | July 6 - 9 | AM: Grades 5 - 8 | PM: Grades 2 - 5
    Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest-growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game competitions this year alone! In this course, students will develop game-play skills and compete using Black Rocket’s eSports games and apps, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. Student recordings will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the class.  


    Make Your First 3D Video Game! | July 12 - 16 | AM: Grades 2 - 5 | PM: Grades 5 - 8
    In this Black Rocket classic, you will go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family projects are only compatible with Windows devices. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 


    Youtube FX Masters | July 12 - 16 | AM: Grades 5 - 8 | PM: Grades 2 - 5


    3D Game Design with Unity | July 19 - 23 | AM: Grades 2 - 5  | PM: Grades 5 - 8
    Are you ready to take your game design skills to another level? With Unity, an industry-grade design software, aspiring game designers will learn level editing, 3D modeling, impactful gameplay creation, as well as how to utilize scripts and variables. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.   


    App Attack! | July 19 - 23 | AM: Grades 5 - 8 | PM: Grades 2 - 5
    Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. Students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take this class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. 


    Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game | July 26 - 30 | AM: Grades 2 - 5 | PM: Grades 5 - 8
    Fans of Fortnite we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. Students can participate in eSports League matches against other schools across the country with a chance to have their levels featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 

    ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs! | July 26 - 30 | AM: Grades 5 - 8 | PM: Grades 2 - 5
    Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This new class combines game design concepts, coding, and fun! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate ROBLOX’s fast-growing marketplace to publish their games. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.  
     

    Minecraft® Redstone Engineers | August 2 - 6 | AM: Grades 2 - 5 | PM: Grades 5 - 8
    Take the next step beyond simply “playing” Minecraft and become a true Redstone engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters, and attractions powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and take your Minecraft structures to the next level! Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to access their projects at home. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.


    Virtual Reality: The Future is Now | August 2 - 6 | AM: Grades 5 - 8 | PM: Grades 2 - 5
    Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created.  VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams and VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. 


    Minecraft® Modders | August 9 - 13 | AM: Grades 2 - 5 | PM: Grades 5 - 8
    Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to access their projects at home. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.  


    Python Programmers | August 9 - 13 | AM: Grades 5 - 8 | PM: Grades 2 - 5  
    Want to learn the world's fastest-growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, Youtube, and the CIA?  ?Learn how to code with Python to create engaging apps and games.  Each lesson takes you step-by-step on a programming path that will let you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish!?  Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.  Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years?.  
  • Dodgeball | June 14 - 17 - PM | June 21 - 25 - AM | July 12 - 16 - PM | July 19 - 23 - PM | August 2 - 6 - PM

    Dodgeball | June 14 - 17 - PM | June 21 - 25 - AM | July 12 - 16 - PM | July 19 - 23 - PM | August 2 - 6 - PM

    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.

    Grades 1 - 8 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: augustvanderwerff@capehenry.org | Tuition: $200
  • Dolphin All-Star Field Hockey Camp | August 2 - 6 | AM

    Dolphin All-Star Field Hockey Camp | August 2 - 6 | AM

    Coaches will focus on fundamentals and small number situations, full field games, and mix in plenty of fun. Campers will be grouped based on age and ability. Cape Henry’s state-of-the-art turf complex provides a true playing surface for field hockey. Plenty of air-conditioned indoor space means that camp will never be rained out or shortened due to a high heat index or poor air quality. The air-conditioned gymnasium provides an opportunity for campers to learn the indoor game as well as the outdoor game–it’s like two camps in one! Don’t miss this phenomenal field hockey opportunity!

    Grades 2 - 9 | Director: summeratthecape@capehenry.org | Tuition: $200
  • Dolphin Girls’ Basketball Camps | July 6- 9 – FD/AM | August 9 - 13 – FD/AM

    Dolphin Girls’ Basketball Camps | July 6 - 9 – FD/AM | August 9 - 13 – FD/AM

    Lace-up your sneakers and get ready to go! Cape Henry Collegiate Varsity Girls’ Basketball Associate Head Coach, Darrian Freeman, offers a rewarding week of basketball to enhance your basketball knowledge and skills. Campers will enjoy learning from the best while also enhancing their basketball IQ through drills, individual competitions, and games. An added emphasis on structured games, balanced with competition and skills makes this an enjoyable week for everyone!

    Grades 1 - 12 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: the.freeagency@icloud.com | Tuition: $300 FD | $200 AM
  • Dolphin Tennis Academy | June 21 -25 - AM | June 28 - July 2 - AM | July 12 - 16 - AM | July 19 - 23 - AM

    Dolphin Tennis Academy | June 21 -25 - AM | June 28 - July 2 - AM | July 12 - 16 - AM | July 19 - 23 - AM

    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. 

    Grades 1 - 9 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: summeratthecape@capehenry.org | Tuition: $200
  • Dolphin Wrestling | July 19 - 23 - AM | August 2 - 6 - AM

    Elite Wrestling Camp | August 2 - 6 - AM
    The Elite Wrestling Camp is geared towards Middle and Upper School wrestlers who wish to challenge themselves to be winners at the High School level. The camp will focus on developing good technique, hard drilling, and live wrestling. 
    Grades 6 - 12 | Director: summeratthecape@capehenry.org | Tuition: $200

    Youth Wrestling Camp | July 19 - 23 - AM
    This program is geared towards Lower and 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. 
    Grades 1 - 7 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: summeratthecape@capehenry.org | Tuition: $200
  • Dynamic Basketball Camp | June 21 - 25 | July 19 - 23 | August 2 - 6

    Dynamic Basketball Basics Camp | June 21 - 25 - AM | July 19 - 23 - AM | August 2 - 6 - AM
    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 with an emphasis on structured games.
    Grades 1 - 4 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: mark44.mh@gmail.com | Tuition: $200 

    Dynamic Basketball Player Development Camp | June 21 - 25  - FD | July 19 - 23 - FD | August 2 - 6 - FD
    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 competitions, and games. An added emphasis on structured games, balanced with competition and skills makes this an enjoyable week for everyone!
    Grades 1 - 12 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: mark44.mh@gmail.com | Tuition:  $300
  • Expand your Writing for Middle School Students | July 6 - 9  - AM | August 9 - 13 - AM

    Expand your Writing for Middle School Students | July 6 - 9  - AM | August 9 - 13 - AM

    If you love to write stories or poetry, join our weekly group for creative writing activities and challenges. Middle School writers will explore various prompts - fiction, description, opinion, and photo - and experiment with different styles of writing. During our last session, participants will be encouraged to display their best creative writing on the Middle School hallway bulletin board. Additionally, students will select pieces to share with the Cape Henry Community through a digital link in the Dolphin Digest. Composition books and folders will be provided - bring your favorite pens or pencils to unleash your creative side. 

    Grades 5 - 8 | Director: leighanneclay@capehenry.org | Tuition: $185
  • Kickball | June 21 - 25 - PM | July 12 - 16 - AM | August 2 - 6 - AM

    Kickball | June 21 - 25 - PM | July 12 - 16 - AM | August 2 - 6 - AM

    Are you looking for some action on the diamond? Here is a chance for every Kickball fan to learn the fundamentals in a safe and fun environment. Kickball offers the core skills of kicking, catching, and defensive positioning. This camp is designed to prepare kids to become champions both on and off the field by teaching them the importance of fair play, teamwork, and sportsmanship. 

    Grades 1 - 8 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: augustvanderwerff@capehenry.org | Tuition: $200
  • Theater for the Actor | July 26 - August 6 (Two-Weeks) | AM 

    Theater for the Actor (Two-Weeks) 
    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. 

    Grades 3 - 8 | Mrs. Stephanie Fluharty, stephaniefluharty@capehenry.org | Tuition: $425

Summer Programs

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    Mr. Tyler Faubert 09

    Assistant Athletic Director; Director of Auxiliary Programs; Lower School Physical Education
    (757) 963-8241

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