Engaging the Mind, Body & Spirit

Summer Fun at EDS 2017

This summer EDS will offer a variety of half and full day camps for students rising to grades Preschool – 6th Grade. Our traditional Summer Camp, will be led by our talented and nurturing summer staff. The teacher-directed camps are led by a highly regarded group of teachers from EDS and other local schools, all of whom were recruited to join the EDS summer program.

Summer Camp offers a morning session (8-12), afternoon Session (12-5) and full day (8-5).  Half-day sessions are $90, and full-day sessions are $175.All of the teacher-directed camps are offered as morning sessions (8:30-12). Teacher-directed camps are priced at $150. EDS will collect a one-time, non-refundable $25 registration fee for each family. All camps include snack and almost all camps include supplies and materials. Only Lego camp requires an additional supply fee, which covers a Lego kit with approximately 150 pieces that each student takes home at the end of the week. In addition, all morning camps that start at 8:30 offer 8am drop off for no additional charge! Please note that during the week of July 4, we will run a shortened (three-day) camp week from July 5-7). The price for that week is adjusted accordingly.  All grades are RISING for 2017-2018 school year.  All participants must be at least three years old and fully toilet trained.

To secure your spot, please download and complete the 2017 Camp Registration Form and the 2017 Student Information & Medical Form and return, with payment, to Episcopal Day School. If you would like more information or have any questions, please visit the FAQ page, or  feel free to contact office between 8am and 3pm at (910) 692-3492.


2017 SUMMER CAMP DESCRIPTIONS


SPANISH CAMP (June 12th – June 16th)

Grades: PreK-K
Instructor: Wanda Banks
Hola! Join this camp and be exposed to the Spanish language as well as the Spanish culture through various activities. You will have fun learning about this exciting language and be able to share it with your family, as well.

 

MUSIC FUN CAMP (June 12th – June 16th)
All Ages
Instructor: Lisa Gessner
Music Fun Camp is for kids of all ages who love to sing, dance, be creative and play games. Every day we will work on a musical craft (making instruments, wind chimes, etc.), learn a lot of silly songs, dance a variety of dances and play musical games. Kids will get a chance to play numerous rhythm instruments and drums, mini keyboards, guitars, and ukuleles.

 

EDS SUMMER READING (June 12th – June 16th)
Grades: Rising 2nd Graders ONLY
Instructor: Teresa Harrison
Want to get a head start on your required summer reading?  Appropriate materials, along with the required book, Nate the Great, will be supplied.  Children will be able to work on and complete the 2 required activities for their Summer Reading Project.  Please have the campers bring the other 2 books they choose as well. 

 

 “LET LOOSE WITH MOTHER GOOSE” (June 12th – June 16th)
Grades: Preschool-PreK
Instructor: Jen Barton
Children will enjoy exploring math, science and literacy activities based on a nursery rhymes theme.  In addition, each day students will make their own snack and play outside.


ART CAMP (June 19th – June 23rd)

Grades: 2nd-5th
Instructor: Jane Postlethwaite
Let’s have some Art Fun! We will be featuring several painting, drawing, printing and relief projects that will fire the imaginations of boys and girls, aged 7 to 10. We want them to experiment with new art tools and media in painting to
encourage their individual creativity. Come to Art Camp and discover new and fun techniques in Art.


PRINCESS CAMP (June 19th – June 23rd)

Grades: PreK-1st
Instructor: Lauren Snyder
Are you ready to have a royally good time? Your camper can enjoy being a princess for a fun-filled week of camp! Their princess dreams will come true as they enjoy dressing up, eating royal treats, creating crafts, and attending a magical tea party. This camp will truly be a delight for all young princesses.


“LET LOOSE WITH MOTHER GOOSE” (June 19th – June 23rd)

Grades: Preschool-PreK
Instructor: Jen Barton
Children will enjoy exploring math, science and literacy activities based on a nursery rhymes theme.  In addition, each day students will make their own snack and play outside.

 

“SUMMER CHALLENGE” (June 19th – June 23rd)
Grades: 3rd-5th
Instructor: Stephanie Cole
Do you enjoy building? Do you enjoy challenges? Do you like to work with others in a cooperative group? Then this is the camp for you! We will be exploring STEM and students will be presented with many fun activities that will enhance their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math. We will work either individually, or in small groups, to explore and solve many different problems and scenarios.

 

EDS SUMMER READING (June 26th-June 30th)
Grades: Rising 3rd Graders ONLY
Instructor: Erika Mendence
Want to get a head start on your required Summer Reading? Appropriate materials along with the required book will be supplied. Children will be able to work on, and complete, the required activities for their Summer Reading Project. Please have campers bring additional books they have chosen!

 

EDS SUMMER READING (June 26th-June 30th)
Grades: Rising 4th/5th  Graders ONLY
Instructor: Erika Mendence
Want to get a head start on your required Summer Reading for 4th and 5th grade? Appropriate materials along with the required book will be supplied. Children will be able to work on, and complete, the required activities for their Summer Reading Project. Please have campers bring additional books they have chosen!

 

FUN FITNESS FOR ALL (June 26th-June 30th)
Grades: 1ST-5TH
Instructor: Courtney Ross
This camp is for kids who enjoy being active and playing games that test their physical endurance and strength. Kid will learn proper fitness techniques such as cardio, conditioning, strength training, and stretching through fun and engaging games. The goal is to incorporate fitness activities and exercises into their daily lives that will help keep them strong, committed, and healthy, while still having fun and spending time with friends.

“GIGGLES AND FUN WITH ERIC CARLE” (June 26- June 30)
Grades:  3 Year Olds – 2ndgrade
Instructor: Megan Crotty
Your child will discover how fun reading, math, and science can be through the beautiful books of Eric Carle. Each day will feature a different story, hands on activities, and themed art crafts. The week will conclude with a pancake breakfast in the Eric Carle Café celebrating his 88th birthday!  (6-12 students)


LEGO CAMP (July 10th – July 14th)

Grades: K-2nd
Instructor: Andrea Judge
Enjoy a week-long Lego fun camp this summer. We will complete self-directed play activities as well as more structured building activities. We’ll use our awesome Lego building skills to construct popular cartoon characters, play games and conquer Lego challenges. We will even make our own Lego crayons and snacks. We will also have a little fun with Play-Doh and Hot Wheels! Kindergarteners through 2nd graders will enjoy all things Lego. Materials and fees are an additional $25.00 which will include a 150 to 350 Lego boxed kit to take home.

 

“SPRINKLE! DASH! MIX! BAKING CAMP 101″ (July 10 – July 14 & July 17-July 21)
Grades: 3 – 5
Instructor: Brooke Walters
In Sprinkle! Dash! Mix! Baking 101 We will take your children into the world of baking for beginners. Learning to bake homemade goodies from scratch such as cookies, brownies and cakes. We want to teach your child how to bake and have fun doing it! Your child will come home with the creations they have made. They will also be ready to impress you, and to learn more in the kitchen at your side.


EDS SUMMER READING (July 17th-July 21st)

Grades: Rising 4th/5th  Graders ONLY
Instructor: Erika Mendence
Want to get a head start on required Summer Reading for 4th and 5th grade? Appropriate materials along with the required book will be supplied. Children will be able to work on, and complete, the required activities for their Summer Reading Project. Please have campers bring additional books they have chosen!

 A PIRATE’S LIFE FOR ME! (July 17 – July 22)
Grades: 3 – 5
Instructor: Megan Crotty
Ahoy there Matey’s! What did Blackbeard, Calico Jack, and Anne Bonny have in common? Come join our crew and learn about true life pirates that terrorized the coast of North Carolina. Is there still missing treasure under the sea? (6-12 students)

DRAMA / IMRPOV COMEDY CAMP (July 24th -July 28th)

Grades: 2nd-5th
Instructor: Erika Dixon

Have you ever dreamed of taking your dramatic skills to the stage? If so, join us for Drama Camp this summer! In this unique camp, kids will play drama games, explore the basics of improvisational comedy, create characters, and learn about the power of imagination. Have a blast this summer while gaining confidence, learning teamwork and developing an appreciation for the age-old art of performing.


“TAKE A HIKE” (July 31-Aug 4th)
Grades: 3rd-5th

Instructor: Corinne Walls
This class is for the nature lover.  (Photography, hiking,  movie making and building) We will visit different areas in Moore County – hike and take pictures; Rassie Wicker Park, Sandhills Gardens, Dunn Educational Farm, and Weymouth are planned. We will build a bluebird house on the last day. (Students will need to bring a lunch each day or money to purchase lunch.)               

 
FASHION AND DESIGN CAMP (July 31st-Aug 4))
Grades: 1st-4th

Instructor: Erika Dixon
Have you ever wanted to create your own clothing and jewelry?  This camp will give you the tools to take your ideas from sketch pad to reality! In this exciting camp, kids will design and create original jewelry, learn how to dye fabric and explore how to upcycle/reconstruct clothing. Join us to get inspired and create one-of-a-kind pieces this summer! Materials are included, and experience is not necessary.

 

ROBOTICS (August 7th – August 11th)
Grades 3rd-5th

Instructor: Corinne Walls
Do you like Legos? Do you like to solve problems? Do you want to build and program a robot? Join us for this adventure! You will work with a partner to build and program a robot. Then we are off to the Summer Olympiad – track, tug of war, javelin throws (ok so it is only a marshmallow!) and more. Solve as many challenges as you can, or write your own for others to solve. The name of the game is FUN and CREATIVITY! (Mindstorm, EV3, Dash and Dot, and Ozobot robots will be introduced. Maximum: 10

 

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOTCAMP: STUDY SKILLS (August 7th – 11th)
Grades: 4th-6th

Instructor: Dr. Sara Maybouer
The Study Skills Camp focuses on three areas: organization, learning strategies, and test-taking skills. In the organizational Component, we’ll cover organization of notebooks and school materials, as well as time-management skills. In the Learning Strategies Component, we’ll focus on memory, mnemonics, and reading comprehension strategies. Topics covered within the Test-Taking Component include test preparation, test-taking strategies, and relaxation techniques for managing “test anxiety.” A parent session will be held to enable parents to reinforce the skills at home. Dr. Sarah Maybouer is a Licensed Psychologist and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist in private practice in Southern Pines.