Programs

Summer Camps and Academic Programs

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  • Dolphin Day Camps

    DAY CAMPS: Ages 3 - 11
    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.

    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, outdoor adventure and camping, American History, Mystery, Lifecycles 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) on Tuesday and Thursday 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 each 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. 

    Little Dolphins Day Camp: Ages 3 and 4 (Prekindergarten)
    Immerse your child in the Little Dolphin’s weekly fun! This hands-on, interactive, and engaging program will provide up to 10 weeks of fun learning for your child. Spend your weeks learning about the Great Outdoors, Lifecycles of plants and animals, Healthy Living, and so much more! Avoid the Summer Slide with daily learning designed to build on the year’s studies.

    Sandfiddlers Day Camp: Ages 5 and 6 (Rising Kindergarten - Grade 1)
    Join an exceptional lineup of educators dedicated to engaging and hands-on lessons, including collaborative learning, interactive curriculum, as well as STEM and STEAM integrated into daily learning. Immerse yourself in the fun and exciting themes including Virginia’s State Parks, Recycling, Life Cycles, and much more! Students will avoid the Summer Slide with lessons designed to build on the year’s learning! 

    Dolphins Day Camp: Ages 7 and 8 (Rising Grades 2 and 3)
    Avoid the Summer Slide with a fun, engaging program! Integrate STEM and STEAM with collaborative, hands-on lessons each week. With weekly themes sure to excite, join the Dolphins for a summer full of fun learning, including the Great Outdoors, Composting, Lifecycles, engineering terrariums, benefits of healthy living, and much more! Students are encouraged to bring summer work to complete before the upcoming school year.

    Sharks Day Camp: Ages 9 - 11 (Rising Grades 4 - 6)
    Spend your Summer with Cape Henry Collegiate’s engaging educators, experiencing the thrills of the Natural Wonders of the World, The Great Outdoors, Camping, exciting American History, and use your newfound forensic skills to solve live-action mysteries. Do not miss out on this one-of-a-kind program designed to avoid the summer slide while learning about new and exciting themes each week while integrating a collaborative experience into the world of STEM and STEAM! Students are encouraged to bring summer work to complete before the upcoming school year.
     
    DatesJune 1 - August 7
    FD Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    FD Tuition: $300 per week (lunch included)

    AM Times: 9:00 a.m. - noon
    PM Times:12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    AM/PM Tuition: $200 per week


     
  • Summer at the Cape: Camp Policies

    REGISTRATION 
    Early registration is encouraged! Camp sizes are limited. Registration payment must be paid in full no later than one week prior to participation in Summer at the Cape. You must register and pay for a full week of camp even if the child is not there the entire week. Your child is not considered registered for a camp unless full payment is completed. When registration payment is not received one week prior to the program's start date, Cape Henry Collegiate reserves the right to remove a camper from a Summer program roster. If registering within one week of the program's start date, payment must be completed upon registration. Your payment must be made at least one week in advance in order to determine if enrollment is sufficient. A payment plan may be established if requested in writing more than one week prior to the start of the program in which the camper is enrolled. Registrations must be completed online. Phoned or faxed registration will not be accepted. If you have any questions regarding Summer Programs, please contact the Director of Auxiliary Programs at tylerfaubert@capehenry.org or (757) 963-8241.

    CAMP CANCELLATIONS
    Cape Henry Collegiate reserves the right to modify or cancel any summer program with insufficient enrollment. All camps must meet minimum enrollment numbers no later than one week prior to the respective program's start date to proceed. If the Summer Programs Office cancels a program, a full refund will be given or may be applied to another camp.

    ABSENCE NOTIFICATION
    If your camper is going to be absent, please call and leave a voicemail message at (757) 963-8252. Please do not forget to include the date of the absence, your child's name, and the specific camp in which he or she is enrolled.

    REFUNDS, TRANSFERS, AND WITHDRAWALS
    A refund will only be permitted if requested in writing more than one week prior to the start of the session in which the camper is enrolled. Fifteen percent (15%) of the camp fee is nonrefundable within one week of the beginning of the session. Campers withdrawn less than three days prior to the start of camp are responsible for the full tuition. Transfers are permissible up to two weeks prior to the start of camp. There are no prorated fees or refunds for campers arriving after the beginning of the session, leaving before its completion, or missing any time during camp.

    HEALTH FORM
    In accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia law, each camper must provide Cape Henry Collegiate with a copy of the health form MCH-213G before the first day of their respective camp. The completed MCH-213G must include documentation of all age-appropriate immunizations and a physical examination. All documents must include the date of the physical exam, and the examining physician must sign the immunization form. This health form is required for enrollment in all independent and public schools. Children ages five and under are required to have the MCH-213G on file, and it must be dated within one year before the camp start date. Cape Henry Collegiate students do not need to submit this form for Summer Programs since it is already on file.

    REQUIRED SOCIAL SERVICES PAPERWORK
    The Virginia Department of Social Services licenses Summer at the Cape specialty and day camps, as well as, Extended School Day Program (ESDP). In accordance with the Social Services policy, we are required to document the identity and age of all children enrolled in these programs. Proof of your child's identity may include a birth certificate or a birth registration card. If your child is not currently an enrolled student at Cape Henry Collegiate, you will need to bring this documentation to the School before the start of camp. Athletic camps are not licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services and do not require proof of birth or Virginia School Health Entrance forms.

    MEDICAL
    There will be a Camp Nurse on campus from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital (SVBGH) is one mile from Cape Henry's campus. Severe emergencies requiring immediate medical attention will be taken to SVBGH either by car or ambulance. If a camper takes medication, a separate form will be sent to the parent for specific instructions and a doctor's authorization. This form and the medication must be given to either the Director of Auxiliary Programs or the Camp Nurse by the parent/guardian of the camper.

    LUNCH
    Lunch in the state of the art Café Dolphin is included in all full-day camps unless otherwise noted. If lunch is not included with the camp, you may purchase lunch for $30 per week. Students participating in AM and PM camps will have lunch provided by Cape Henry Collegiate. Please let shamainewilliams@capehenry.org know of any food allergies.

    FOOD ALLERGIES
    Cape Henry Collegiate cannot guarantee an allergen-free environment for students with severe allergies and is not a food allergen-free school. Our goal is to minimize the exposure risks to allergens, posing a threat to students, and educating the community about their needs. We ask all families to please avoid packing snacks with peanuts and tree nuts in the ingredients. Please contact shamainewilliams@capehenry.org for any food allergies.

    SPECIAL PICK-UP DURING CAMP HOURS
    Any child leaving camp during camp hours must be picked up in the Lower School Office by a parent, guardian, or family member. Advance notice is much appreciated. Please inform the Director of Auxiliary Programs and your child's camp instructor in writing/email of early departures.
     
  • Before and After Care

    Before- and After-Camp Care 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 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 1 and ending on Friday, August 7. 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 when picked up past 5:30 pm. 
     
    AM Care:7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
    $50 per week
     
    PM Care:3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    $65 per week
     
    AM & PM Care:7:30 - 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    $100 per week
  • Discount Options

    Day Camp Discount Options: Only 30 spaces available!
    • 10 WEEK: Select ten (10) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp + Before/After Care to receive 25% off. Total charge of $2,977.50 
    • 9 WEEK: Select nine (9) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp + Before/After Care to receive 20% off. Total charge of $2,880.00
    • 8 WEEK: Select eight (8) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp + Before/After Care to receive 20% off. Total charge of $2,560.00
    • 7 WEEK: Select seven (7) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp + Before/After Care to receive 15% off. Total Charge of $2,380.00
    • 6 WEEK: Select six (6) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp + Before/After Care to receive 15% off. Total charge of $2,040.00
    • 5 WEEK: Select five (5) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp + Before/After Care to receive 10% off. Total charge of $1,800.00
    • 4 WEEK: Select four (4) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp + Before/After Care to receive 10% off. Total charge of $1,440.00 
    * Day-Camp Discount Packages are for campers who register for four or more full-day weeks of Day Camps. To be eligible for a discount package, a camper must be registered for a full-day Day Camp selection as well as Before- and After-Care. Registrations can be made for any weeks throughout the ten-week Summer at the Cape schedule. (Weeks do not have to be consecutive).

    ALL Packages include:
    • Little Dolphins/Sandfiddlers/Dolphins/Sharks Camps (9:00 am - 3:30 pm)
    • Before- and After- Care (7:30 - 9:00 am and 3:30 - 5:30 pm)
    • Lunch Snack 


    *Add Athletic/Specialty Camps to you Day Camp Discount Package:
    • Select four (4) Specialty or Athletic Camps to replace an AM/PM session of the Full-Day Day Camp to receive 10% off.
    • Only applicable to Day Camp Discount Options of six or more weeks! 



    *Stand-Alone Athletic and Specialty Camp Discount: 
    • 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 Stand-Alone Athletic and Specialty Camp Discount.
    • Substitutions may be made more than one week before the program start date if space is available
    *Refunds and substitutions are not permitted*


    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*
     
  • All-Sports (3 Sessions)

    The All-Sports Camp is designed to provide campers with a fundamental skill set for each of the major sports as well as some lifetime activities. Over the course of the week, campers will participate in baseball/softball, basketball, floor hockey, soccer, ultimate frisbee, and more. In addition to practicing the skills for each sport, campers will participate in daily contests and games to test their mastery and improvement in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Campers are required to bring sneakers and a snack. Come join us for another great summer at All-Sports Camp!

    Session 1: June 1 - 5 -AM
    Session 2: June 29 - July 2 (No Camp July 3) -PM
    Session 3: August 3 - 7 -PM

    Ages: Rising Grades 2 - 6
    Director: Summer at the Cape Staff, summeratthecape@capehenry.org
    Tuition: $185 (Session 2 $175)
  • Phil Reichhoff Strength and Conditioning (3 Sessions)

    Join Cape Henry Collegiate Strength and Conditioning coach, Phil Rhichhoff, for outdoor strength and conditioning before the Fall Athletic season begins. Whether you are looking to get ahead of the competition or get back in shape for the upcoming season, this camp will prepare you for Athletic Competition. This program is open to ladies and gentlemen, from beginner to expert, looking to get back in shape, get in better shape, or maintain an elite level of fitness. This program provides the unique opportunity to tailor a regimen fit to your personal fitness level! 

    Session 1: Speed and Agility Training Four Weeks: June 1 - 26 (M - W - F)
    Session 2: Speed and Agility Training Two Weeks: June 15 - 26  (M - W - F)
    Session 3: Fall Sports Conditioning: July 27 - August 7  (M - W - F)

    Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Ages: Grades 7 - 12
    Director: Mr. Phil Reichhoff, philreichhoff@capehenry.org 
    Tuition: Four Week $150, Two Week $100
  • Upper School Health (2 Sessions)

    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: (CLASSROOM): June 1 - 12
    Session 2: (ONLINE): June 22 - July 17

    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Classroom Sessions Only)
    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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