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.
  • Summer at the Cape 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.

    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. 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.

    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. Your child will spend the 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 ( 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 ( 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 ( 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 and integrate a collaborative experience into the world of STEM and STEAM! Students are encouraged to bring summer work to complete before the upcoming school year.

    Full-Day Dates: June 7 - August 6 (Nine weeks) | FD: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Tuition: $300 per week (lunch included)

    Half-Day Dates:
    June 7 - August 6 (Nine weeks) | AM: 8:00 a.m. - noon | PM: 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Tuition: $200 per week
  • Summer at the Cape Discounts!

    Day Camp Discount Options: 
    • A camper must be registered for a full-day Day Camp selection to be eligible for a discount package.
    • Discount packages may not be combined.
    • Consecutive weeks NOT required
      • 9 WEEK: Select nine (9) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp to receive 20% off. 
      • 6 WEEK: Select six (6) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp to receive 15% off. 
      • 3 WEEK: Select three (3) weeks of Full-Day Day Camp to receive 10% off. 
    Athletic/Specialty Camp Discount:

    • A camper must be registered for a full-day (Full-Day or AM and PM) of Athletic and/or Specialty Camp selections to be eligible for the discount package.
    • Discount packages may not be combined.
    • Consecutive weeks NOT required
      • Select four (4) full weeks of Athletic and/or Specialty camps to receive 10% off. (8 Half-Day or 4 Full-Day offerings)
      • Only 30 spaces available!

    *Refunds and substitutions are not permitted*

    If interested in a Full Summer Discount Option or the Athletic and Specialty Camp Discount please contact Tyler Faubert at 
  • Cooking Fun | June 21 - 25 | PM

    Cooking Fun | June 21 - 25 | PM

    It’s time to whip up some fun and something good to eat! Campers will enjoy the opportunity to test their culinary skills while learning how to work in the kitchen, use measuring cups and spoons, and prepare healthy snacks and tasty treats. Creativity abounds as campers use their senses to create new dishes and tasty cuisine. Your child will love newfound independence in the kitchen, and you will enjoy the benefits of your child’s culinary skills–there will be plenty to share and bring home!

    Grades 2 - 5 | Director: |Tuition: $195
  • 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: | Tuition: $200
  • 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: | 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: | Tuition: $200
  • 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: | 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: | 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: | Tuition:  $300
  • 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: | Tuition: $200
  • Rock-It Science Camps! (8 Weeks)

    Rock-It Science Camps

    Prekindergarten - Grade 2 | Director: | 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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