Welcome to Summer Adventures!

Summer Adventures at The Williams School are open to all.

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CLICK HERE to begin your camp registration.

Questions? Please contact [email protected].

Half Day specialty camps run from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.  If your camper is not enrolled in a Full Day camp, you will need to pick up at 12:00 PM. 

Lunch: Campers are required to bring a water bottle clearly labeled lunch in an insulated bag with a snack for morning session or two snacks for morning and afternoon sessions.

Extended Day is available for campers registered for the Full Day program.  Extended Day will be available during the registration process.

Before & After Care

Before Care: 7:20 a.m.-8:20 a.m.: $30/week | After Care: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: $60/week | Before & After Care: $75/week for both

Drop-in care is available for $7/hour (billed at the end of each month). A late fee of $7 will be charged after 3:40 p.m.


All campers will be checked in each morning. Please drop your camper(s) off for early morning playground time beginning at 8:20 a.m.-8:50 a.m. The playground will be open at 8:30 a.m. before camp begins. In case of inclement weather, they will be in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR). Camp sessions begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. 

Snack & Lunch

We will have lunch from 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. in The Williams Café in the 418 building. Half day campers will be picked up in front of the 419 building. Please bring your lunch in an insulated cool pack, snack for a.m. and/or p.m. camps. Campers are not allowed to use the refrigerator or microwave.

Clothing & Belongings

Campers should come to camp wearing closed-toed shoes. All clothes and equipment should be labeled with your camper’s name.

Sunscreen & Insect Repellent

It is advised that each student have their own bottle of sunscreen and insect repellent in a plastic bag – labeled with their name. Camp Directors will collect them for safety reasons and distribute them when needed. The 2024 Emergency Contact Agreement Form will give camp staff permission to administer these products. Campers may not begin camp without an Emergency Contract Agreement Form on file.


SESSION 1: JUNE 10-14, 2024

Soccer Shots
Rising 1-3; Half Day: 9 AM-12 PM; $200

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.
: Soccer Shots Staff (Coach Terrence) & Counselors in Training

Summer in France
Rising 1-3; Half Day: 12:30 PM-3:30 PM; $225

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; $225

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; $400
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; $350 (Dance in morning/STEM in afternoon); $400

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


I Wonder What Happens If…
Rising 1-4; Full Day: 9 AM-3:30 PM; $400

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; $225

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; $225

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


FULL: Mad Science: Guts, Goo and Gross Science
Rising 1-5; Half Day: 9 AM-12 PM; $225

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

FULL: Art Inspired by Virginia Wildlife
Rising 1-5; Half Day: 12:30 PM-3:30 PM; $225

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

Writer's Way
Rising 2-5; Half Day: 9 AM-12 PM; $225

Do you ever feel like you are at a dead end with your writing and your mind is blank? Or maybe your head is swimming with ideas and you don’t know which direction to go. Don’t worry! Not all who wander are lost. Creativity flourishes in the wild. Let it roam free as we explore writing warm-ups, the writing process, and build a writing community. This is a safe place for writers of every level to find their way and enjoy the freedom that comes with getting lost along the way.
Instructor: Wendy Ambrose, Virginia Beach Public Schools

Trials and Twists
Rising 2-5; Half Day: 12:30 PM-3:30 PM; $225

Have you ever considered that the classic fairy tale villains just might be innocent? Come join the jury as we put fairy tales on trial and uncover the real truth! Campers will also take on the role of authors as we explore fracturing folktales. What if the Three Little Pigs were pirates? How would this new character development change the folktale we all know? Not everything will be as it seems at this camp. Are you ready for the trials and twists?
Instructor: Wendy Ambrose, Virginia Beach Public Schools

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