Programs

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.
  • All Sports Camp | June 7 - 11 - AM | August 9 - 13 - PM

    All Sports Camp | June 7 - 11 - AM | August 9 - 13 - PM

    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!

    Grades 2 - 6 | Director: summeratthecape@capehenry.org | Tuition: $200
  • 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?.  
  • Dolphin Baseball Camps (Two Camps)

    Dolphin All-Star Baseball: Future Dolphin Baseball Academy | June 21 - 25 | AM
    Calling all Lower School future baseball All-Stars! In his eighth season as the CHC Varsity Baseball Head Coach, former Major Leaguer Tim Hummel and the CHC baseball staff want to see all future Dolphin baseball players in action. Catch the CHC baseball fever and join us for a week of fundamentals. Along with teaching the fundamentals, the staff will provide each player with valuable feedback throughout the week. You do not have to be a current or prospective Cape Henry student to join the action! 
    Grades 1 - 6 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: timrhummel@gmail.com | Tuition: $200

    Dolphin All-Star Baseball: Hitting/Pitching Camp | August 9 - 13 | AM
    The CHC Hitting Camp will cover all the bases from approach and sound mechanics to pitch selection and situational hitting. Campers will learn there is more to being a quality hitter than just having a good swing. The staff will break down every aspect of being an effective offensive player. The coaching staff for this camp will range from high school, college, and professional experience, and it will offer you the best instruction available. CHC Varsity Baseball Head Coach Tim Hummel spent seven professional seasons with the Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, and St. Louis Cardinals, and looks forward to sharing his experiences to help you achieve your goals in this great game. Grab your bat and we will see you at the ballpark!

    Strike one, the most important pitch in baseball! Come join us for the CHC Pitching Camp so you can get ahead in the count. CHC Pitching/Assistant Coach Bill Chadwick offers a tremendous coaching staff for this camp ranging from high school, college, and professional experience. This camp will cover pitching from A to Z, from mental approach and delivery mechanics to holding runners and fielding the position. Coach Chadwick looks forward to sharing his experiences with you to help you achieve your goals and stay ahead in the count!
    Grades 1 - 6 (6-year-old-age minimum) | Director: timrhummel@gmail.com | Tuition: $200
  • 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
  • Rock-It Science Camps! (8 Weeks)

    Rock-It Science Camps

    Prekindergarten - Grade 2 | Director: bubblesbugsbutterflies@gmail.com | 9:00 - Noon (AM) | Tuition: $200


    Dynamite Dinosaurs | June 14 - 17
    Everyone’s favorite extinct species! This year we will mold and create dinosaur eggs, and go on a one of a kind dinosaur ice excavation We will work on creating a mini prehistoric model with new miniatures to choose from and learn fun facts about these fascinating creatures.


    Backyard Summer Camp | June 14 - 17
    Okay, so we won’t be in your backyard, but this camp will be full of good old-fashioned backyard fun! This year’s new labs will include making bug catchers, mixing up a batch of mud slime, and designing rain gages! We will finish up the week with a fun indoor obstacle course full of treasures! This will be a week of science, games, and art that you won’t want to miss!


    The Great Volcano Experiment | June 21 - 25
    The classic volcano experiment has always been a favorite! Children love to explode things and see them erupt, and we will put this classic experiment to the test. This year each camper will build an individual volcano that they will be able to erupt over and over again! We will build a large group volcano that we will erupt twice this year using a heated reaction and the classic Mento/Coke reaction! Along with testing out various reactions on our volcanos, we will play games, create art, and learn about some real active volcanoes! Sign up today for an explosively good time! 


    The Art of Cooking | June 21 - 25 | July 19 - 23
    Cooking is truly an art form! We will explore not only the science of cooking but make beautiful creations that may be almost too pretty to eat! Galaxy cookies , dinosaur waffles, and veggie animals just to name a few. No need to bring a snack for this camp, we will do plenty of taste testing and decorate containers to take some home too! * ingredients may include milk, eggs, and glutens


    Outer Space | June 28 - July 2
    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!


    Treasure Hunters | June 28 - July 2
    Get ready to perform tasks that will lead to daily treasures! New and classic daily themes including super heroes & 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!


    Super Secret Spy Training Camp | July 6 - 9 | July 19 - 23
     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.


    Super Slime Camp | July 6 - 9 | July 12 - 16
    Let there be slime! By far, slime is the most requested science experiment! 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 all new fun themes. 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!


    Art Lab! | July 12 - 16
    This year I am excited to introduce the sibling to Rock-It Science, ART LAB! Science is a highly concrete subject in which students rarely have the opportunity to be creative. By integrating art projects into your science lessons, you can create super cool art work and learn some super cool science too! Join us as we create beautiful art inspired by volcanoes, insects, dinosaurs , and more!


    Space Camp | July 26 - 30
    If you can’t get enough space or missed the first outer space camp this is the camp for you! This time around we will explore Saturn’s rings, make edible rocket ships, and experiment with galaxy eruptions. We will add a few new surprises to our space room too! 


    Beach Week Camp | July 26 - 30
    Put on your shades and get ready for some seaside fun. We will explore soapy sea foam, go on a seashell hunt, and make our very own underwater bottle scene. Join us as we celebrate beach life!


    Shark Week | August 2 - 6
    Today there are more than 465 known species of sharks living in our oceans. We will sink our teeth into interesting facts about sharks and create shark habitat bottles. Join us as we maneuver through a seaweed course, create shark art, and conduct experiments that will teach us about these beautiful ocean creatures. 


    Blast Off Camp | August 2 - 6
    Whether it’s blasting objects through the air or exploring the cosmos, all kids love to see and send things flying! Air rockets, Mento eruptions, baking soda explosions, are just a few ways we will get things soaring. We may even sneak a little engineering lesson in but our campers may not notice because they will be too busy hurling plastic bottles, planes, rockets,and more through the air.


    Animal Planet | August 9 - 13
    Who doesn’t love our big beautiful world of animals. We will go on a wild animal adventure and explore some domestic animals too. Get ready to collect animal badges as we search and learn fun facts about Giraffes, zebras, and many other creatures. 


    Under the Stars | August 9 - 13
    There’s so much to discover under the stars! Glow in the dark planets, campfire activities, and stardust slime will be just a few fun labs we will explore. Join us for a week under the stars! 

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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