Academic & Enrichment Camps


King’s Schools summer Academic & Enrichment Camps are the perfect opportunities to have your student hone a skill or try something new! With new and interesting camps held each week between June and August, you’re sure to find fun, engaging activities for your student all summer long!

Academic & Enrichment Camps

Chess Club$175

Learn the game! The benefits of knowing and playing chess are many, increased math skills, concentration, memory, and problem-solving skills to name a few!

Instructor: Matt Fleury, Professional Chess Coach, highly ranked United States Chess Foundation Coach

Location: King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
July 30 - August 310am-noon1-6Register

College Essay Writing$175

This class offers a blueprint for writing this important personal essay. We will address: how to choose from among your experiences a moment that shows your growth as a young adult; your capabilities as a prospective freshman in college; how to make specific, personal experiences resonate with a broad audience; and how to select words and a narrative design that will excite a college admissions officer. We will start the course by looking at a variety of college applications to see the range of topics offered; we will talk about the questions or prompts these schools are asking students to define, and we will discuss how to structure the essay given the topic and the required length. During the course of this week-long session, students will have the opportunity to brainstorm, draft, revise, and finalize essays they can use when applying to universities.

Instructor:  Josh Jablon, King’s High School English Teacher.

Location:  King’s High School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
Aug 20-249am-Noon12Register

Comic Book Capers$215

Check out the art of comics and illustrations while creating storyboards, and comic strips.  Students will develop skills in sketching and drawing, learning the basics of inking and coloring, and get the chance to expand the comic world with their own creations.   Please bring a 9×12 or 11×14 Sketchpad.

Instructor:  Kelly Hughes, Tangerine Tales.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
July16-199am-Noon2-6Register

Create Your Own Movie!$150

Gain a basic to advanced understanding on how to film and then turn it into an amazing video to share with your friends. Vegas Movie Studio and Windows Movie Maker will be the software used and you will learn to edit, add images, and manipulate your video and your sounds. You will be able to learn a skill using today’s technology and amazing media tools that you can use for a lifetime! Equipment will be supplied, but you may bring in your own video cameras to learn how to use them.   This class is located in the Junior High Computer Lab in the Bundrant Ness Building, #104.

Instructor: Jeff Wright, King’s Junior High Teacher

Location:  Bundrant Ness Center

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
July 23-279am-noon4-8Register

Debate & Speech$175

Students will become acclimated with argumentative thinking and writing, employing strong logic, framing arguments effectively, and asking cogent cross-examination questions.  They will learn about ethos, logos and pathos, understand the different structures within a debate and how to best utilize each, research a topic, considering arguments from both sides and prepare and execute a debate.

Instructor:  Josh Jablon, King’s High School English Teacher.

Location:  King’s High School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
Aug 13-171:00-4:00pm9-12Register

Dino-Mania Makers$215

Discover the world of dinosaurs.  Dig for fossils, decorate dino eggs, create your own dinosaurs, erupt a volcano, play some t-rexing games and learn some dino-mite facts!  Please bring a T-shirt for a smock, an empty shoebox and a newspaper.

Instructor:  Kelly Hughes, Tangerine Tales.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
July 30-Aug 29am-NoonK-3Register

Film as Narrative$175

This camp will teach the basic elements of a story, basic concepts of visual and audible choices employed by filmmakers, study film clips, watch feature-length films and identify thematic elements and individual choices that enhance those themes and make normative claims about the values/messages conveyed in the story.

Instructor:  Josh Jablon, King’s High School English Teacher.

Location:  King’s High School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
Aug 13-179am-Noon9-12Register

First Grade Reading And Writing$175

Children will review letter names and sounds as they participate in activities designed to develop successful letter sounding, word recognition, sentence writing, and beginning reading. Writing and art activities will be incorporated to further develop reading and comprehension skills.

Instructor: Ingrid Farris, King’s Elementary Teacher.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
August 6-109am-11am (maximum 6)1Register

It’s Good2BGirl!$210

Grab your friends & join us in celebrating the fact that it’s wonderful, amazing…and Good2BGirl! Explore your dreams and God-given gifts, and have fun with hands-on exercises that help you navigate your true identity, self-worth and over-all AMAZING female design. We’ll dive into friendships and the 4-C’s: Comparison & Competition vs Compassion & Connection. We leave space for play and exploration through dream boards, doodle-journalling, F.L.I.P, and more…www.Good2BGirl.com

Instructors: Tina Rolfs and April Haberman, Co-Founders Good2BGirl.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
Aug 13-169am-Noon5-6 (Girls Only)Register

Kindergarten Readiness$175

Children learn reading readiness skills and participate in phonemic awareness activities that prepare them for beginning phonics. They are introduced to basic literacy awareness necessary for building comprehension, and enjoy books together.

Instructor: Ingrid Farris, King’s Elementary Teacher.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
July 30 - August 39:30am-11:30am (maximum 6)KindergartenRegister

Outback Adventure$210

Join Smart with Art as we discover down under and learn all about Australian culture and art.  We will create aboriginal works of art, design and paint art based on the popular animals of this beautiful continent; such as kangaroos and koala bears.  Learn about the people, music and landmarks of this beautiful land as we create art and enjoy a fun filled week on our Outback Adventure!  Maximum 20

Instructor:  Amy Friedman, Smart with Art.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
July 23-279am-NoonK-4Register

Second & Third Grade Reading And Writing$175

Students review and practice basic phonics foundation principles, begin to build a sight vocabulary of high frequency words at grade level, increase fluency, and improve comprehension strategies while enjoying grade level stories, and participate in writing and art activities.

Instructor: Ingrid Farris, King’s Elementary Teacher.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
August 6-101-3pm (maximum 6) 2-3Register

Singapore Math Club$300

This full day activity-based camp is designated to stimulate your child’s interest in Math by making it easy to understand, fun and exciting.  It is an activities-based camp filled with fun games, craft, experiments, projects, worksheets and outdoor play time.  Strengthen Math concepts, Math facts and Computation skills by learning different Math topics each day.  Strong focus on learning problem solving strategies and developing critical thinking abilities through “Mind Bender” activities.  Please provide a snack and lunch for your child each day.  The two Math Clubs are non-repetitive.

Instructor: Luan Collison, Singapore Math Club Educator

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
August 6-109am-4pmK-3Register
August 13-179am-4pmK-3Register

Storybook Cooking IV$220

In each class your Chef will take part in an interactive story that will inspire them to create the recipe of the day.  These chefs will learn to prepare different recipes from healthy snacks, desserts and more!  They will be introduced to new spices, measure ingredients and learn techniques on how to use their cooking tools safely in the kitchen.  Please bring an apron.  This class is nut free.

Instructor:  Kelly Hughes, Tangerine Tales.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
Aug 13-169am-Noon1-3Register

Wizard of Oz$210

Join Stone Soup Theatre for acting games, drama exercises, and a staged performance of The Wizard of Oz. This is the story of a farm girl, a scarecrow, a tin man, a lion, and a little dog that set out on a great adventure to find their hearts’ greatest desires.  Though the yellow brick road can be treacherous, you can be sure that, with a little help from the good witch, Dorothy and the gang can overcome amazing obstacles to reach their goal.

Instructor:  Heather Bernedette, Stone Soup Theatre.

Location:  King’s Elementary School

DatesTimeLocationEntering Grades
July 16-209am-NoonK-4Register