Welcome to Summer Adventures!

Summer Sessions at The Williams School are open to all currently enrolled and
pre-enrolled (new) students.

Welcome to Summer Adventures!
Welcome to Summer Adventures!

CAMP DETAILS:

Summer Series at The Williams School 2024 Price
Grades Session 1 June 10-14
Rising 1-3 Soccer Shots Premier Camp Morning 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 225
Rising 1-3 Summer in France Afternoon 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM 225
Rising 1-3 Soccer Shots & Summer in France Full Day 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 400
Rising 1-3 Soccer Shots Premier Camp Morning 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 225
Rising 4-8 Coach G’s Co-Ed Basketball 1/2 day Morning 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 225
Rising 4-8 Coach G’s Basketball & STEM Adventures Full Day 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 400
Session 2 June 17-21 JUNETEENTH WEEK
NO CAMP Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Rising 1-5 Little Feet/STEM Into the Forest Full Day 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 345
Session 3 June 24-June 28
Rising 1-3 I wonder what would happen if… STEM CAMP Full Day 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 400
Rising 4-8 Mad Science- BRIXOLOGY Camp Morning 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 225
Rising 4-8 Brixology and STEM Engineers Full Day 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 225
Session 4 July 29-August 2
Rising 1-5 Mad Science -Guts, Goo and Gross Science Morning 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 225
Rising 1-5 Art Inspired by Virginia Wildlife Afternoon 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM 225
Rising 1-5 Mad Science and Art Inspired by Virginia Wildlife Full Day 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 400

*The playground will be open at 8:30 a.m. before camp begins.

CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

SESSION 1: JUNE 12-16, 2024

Soccer Shots
Rising 1-3; Half Day: 9 AM - 12 PM

Soccer Shots Premier focuses on individual skill, fitness and sportsmanship, providing an opportunity for children to be challenged through fun games and team interaction. Campers will also be introduced to competition in a developmentally appropriate manner. Campers should wear shorts or pants and a tee shirt and sneakers. Campers must have a water bottle.
Instructors
: Soccer Shots Staff (Coach Terrence) & Counselors in Training

Summer in France
Rising 1-3; Half Day: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Come and spend the afternoon learning French in a fun way! Spend a day exploring themes at the sea, at the zoo, on a picnic and even at the circus. Learn the vocabulary by playing games, singing songs and creating crafts. We even may get to make and sample some French food. This immersive and fun approach can make language learning a memorable experience!
Instructor: Madame Six, French Teacher at The Williams School

Coach G's Basketball Camp
Rising 4-8; Half Day: 9 AM - 12 PM

Two age groups: 4th-5th and 6th-8th The 14th Annual Coach Gerrard’s Basketball Camp at The Williams School Gym at the Blocker YMCA. Campers will practice basketball fundamentals, individual improvement drills, court awareness and team game experience. The bus will pick up and drop off campers at The Williams School. All campers should bring a water bottle and will be allowed to purchase wrapped snacks and drinks at the canteen. Campers will meet at school and will go by bus to the gym.
Instructor: Coach Robert Gerrard, Physical Education, Health, and Athletics at The Williams School and staff

Coach G’s Basketball Camp and Afternoon STEM Adventures
Rising 4-8; Full Day: 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Afternoon Adventures Around The Williams School

Campers will experience STEM projects, Coding activities, Community Service projects, indoor games like chess, cards, mancala and outdoor games – badminton, kickball, basketball etc.
Instructors: Ann Daly, Kindergarten Assistant, Extended Day Leader

SESSION 2: JUNE 17-21 (4 Days: No Camp on June 19, 2024)

Little Feet Dance - STEM Into the Forest
Rising 1-5; Full Day: 9 AM - 3:30 PM (Dance in morning/STEM in afternoon)

Your child will learn the fundamentals of ballet simple dances inspired by fairy tales. Each day will consist of dance inspired by fairy tales, prop making, snack and story time. This camp is open to girls and boys with no prior dance experience needed. In the afternoon, connect STEM concepts learned with the themes of the fairy tales, for example, build a beanstalk like Jack climbs in “Jack and the Beanstalk.” A final showcase for parents and campers will feature a creative blend of dance, theater, arts and crafts, science, and engineering.

Dance instructor: Kristin Poulin, Little Feet Dance
STEM instructor: Laura Morse, TWS Alum, Camp Instructor and CHS teacher

SESSION 3: JUNE 24-28

I Wonder What Happens If…
Rising 1-4; Full Day: 9 AM - 3:30 PM

A week-long hands-on learning experience filled with fun, movement, and a bit of a mess. Campers will explore the wonders of water, magical mixtures and slime, earth and nature discoveries and have an engineering extravaganza. Don’t miss all the fun in this full day camp.

Instructor: Lizzie Meyers, 4th grade Old Donation School, Virginia Beach, VA

Mad Science - BRIXOLOGY
Rising 4-6; Half Day: 9 AM - 12 PM

Let the tinkering begin! Campers will get hands-on with LEGO® bricks to construct various projects. From assembling a space station to building boats and vehicles, campers will explore the many facets of engineering. Your future engineer will build upon their creativity to solve real world design challenges. Each day features a take-home project your camper can use at home with other LEGO® sets

Instructor: Mad Science Staff

STEM Engineers
Rising 3-6; Half Day: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Let the tinkering continue. Builders will spend the afternoon creating with Lego, cardboard, recyclable and natural materials inside and outside. Their imagination will be the only limit to their creations! Lots of fun projects & explorations to thrill young engineers.

Instructor: Laura Morse, TWS Alum, Camp Instructor and CHS teacher

SESSION 4: JULY 28-AUGUST 2

Mad Science: Guts, Goo and Gross Science
Rising 1-5; Half Day: 9 AM - 12 PM

Explore five of the coolest branches of science on your way to becoming a certified Jr. Mad Scientist. Discover how birds fly and learn what an owl eats as we dissect owl pellets in Bird Biology; build towering structures and ingenious contraptions via Engineering; go crazy while you construct catapults, pulleys and levers in Machine Mania; stir-up a crazy concoction that becomes sidewalk by chalk and create a chromatography t-shirt in Chemistry; then do a double take as you learn how optiks really work in Lights and Sights!

Instructors: Mad Science Staff

Art Inspired by Virginia Wildlife
Rising 1-5; Half Day: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Daily walks, explorations, and books will teach children to learn about creatures native to Virginia – animals, birds, insects, sea life. Each afternoon, campers use a variety of media – paint, collage, pastels, and natural
materials to create several projects

Instructor: Ann Daly, Kindergarten assistant and Extended Day Lead

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