Summer Camp 2019
Week-Long, Half and Full Day Camps For Ages 5-11
Dates and Themes
June 24th - 28th
Writing Theme: Mystery - Campers will sharpen their own detective skills as they learn the keys to writing a mystery.
Art Theme: Savvy Sleuths - Who done it?! Campers will spend this week with the ASaM Detective Unit learning the art of investigation. We’ll study fingerprints, analyze handwriting, experiment with invisible ink paintings, test our observation skills and more! Sign up now before available seats disappear.
July 8th - 12th
Writing Theme: Myth - Why is the Earth round and not cubed? Is there a god of laughter? While exploring Greek Mythology, campers will create their own questions and then write comical or courageous myths to answer them!
Art Theme: Greek Mythology - Ancient myths will come to life as campers explore the history of this fascinating culture. Fun arts and crafts projects will help campers create modern versions of ancient classics. Veni, Vidi, Vici!
July 15th - 19th
Writing Theme: Personal Narrative - Talkative campers full of stories will love this week’s writing camp. We’ll learn how to keep readers on edge and engaged telling our own true, and created, stories.
Art Theme: Dinosaur Dig - This week will take campers even further back in time to investigate the wild, awesome world of dinosaurs. Dig?
July 22nd - 26th
Writing Theme: Poetry - Campers will discover energetic elements of poetry while promoting their up and coming lemonade stand!
Art Theme: Lemonade Stand - Campers will learn how to create a lemonade stand from the ground up that fosters teamwork and promotes an entrepreneurial spirit. We'll create an overall game plan, agree on a product, design our own marketing materials, develop a strategy for running our stand and sell lemonade on Friday! Proceeds from our stand will be divvied up amongst the campers at the end of the art camp.
July 29th - Aug. 2nd
My Book About Wildcats - 9:00-4:00
Cover to cover, campers during this week will learn how to write and illustrate their very own book about wildcats. With our guidance, campers will focus on daily wildcat illustrations and writing genres. Every year offers a new combination! Completed books go home on Friday afternoon. This camp includes a field trip to the Carolina Tiger Rescue for a tour to see the animals they are learning about.
This is a full day camp, M-F, only. No discounts apply to this camp week.
Aug. 5th - 9th
Writing Theme: Letter Writing - Campers will explore different reasons to write a letter and revive the heart-warming gesture of sending one! This week they’ll get to surprise family and friends with their own words. All postage included!
Art Theme: Masters Of Art - Campers this week will delve into art history, hone observation skills and learn how what inspires them today also inspired the masters of art. We will interpret the works of O’Keeffe, Warhol, Khalo, Thiebaud, Hokusai…to name a few! Campers will use a variety of fine art materials every day, including painting in acrylic on canvas.
Aug 12th - 16th
Art Theme: Arctic Adventure
Writing Theme: Science Fiction - Trying to keep cool this summer we will create our own Arctic Adventures with Sci-Fi scenarios.
Aug. 19th - 23rd
Art Theme: My Book About Maple View Farm
Writing Theme: My Book About Maples View Farm - FARM FRIENDS
Campers will learn the ins and outs of a dairy farm, all the while authoring and illustrating their own book!