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Summer 2020 Camps

Park Tudor's summer camps for kindergarten and elementary students are filled with fun, learning and friendship! Most camps are 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and we have a great selection of afternoon camps for a full-day camp experience.

2020 K-5 Camps

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Abigail Radcliffe

Over the course of the week, students will engage in a fun spin on a traditional writers’ workshop. We will focus on different mini-lessons each day and explore genre through examples of popular children’s’ literature. There will be allotted time each day for writing and sharing. By the end of the week, each student will have a small collection of their own completed work. The goal of this camp is to get students thinking creatively about their own writing and what it could look like in the future!

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 7: July 20-24

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Taylor Cassidy

During this camp you will learn the fundamentals of dance performance and technique while also having fun!  Each day will start with a warm-up and technique practice, learning choreography, and practicing creative skills such as choreography or improvisation.  Join us on Friday for a performance for friends and family to showcase the student's growth and new skills, which also helps students practice their performance.  Students will walk out of this camp with more confidence in themselves, whether they are an experienced dancer or have no previous dance experience.  

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$250
Instructors: Everyday Language

This week of Spanish camp will provide children an opportunity to learn Spanish words and phrases regarding cars and drive-in theaters!  The children will build and paint cars and get ready for our drive-in movie experience on Friday! We will learn to buy and sell drinks, popcorn and candy at our concession stand for the full Spanish movie experience!  The Disney movie will be watched at the end of the week in Spanish and each day we will practice vocabulary through game play that will help the children to understand what is being said in the movie.  This week will also include a lot of game play and outdoor activities!

  • Week 6: July 13-17

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Claire O'Dell

Would you like to learn how to make a movie?  Do you want to be an actor or actress?  In Movie Magic, we are going to gather together and create, write, design, film and edit a short movie.  We are going to learn the ins and outs of movie creation, on a Kindergarten level of course.  Parents will be able to see the short film on that Friday.  

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$250
Instructors: Everyday Language

This week we will practice summer fun Spanish vocabulary.  We will be making camp t-shirts, playing water games, arts and crafts, sport games, scavenger hunts and other summer activities.  We will complete fun indoor and outdoor activities while practicing our Spanish.  This camp will have a little bit of everything!  We will have lots of outdoor and indoor play.  The Spanish vocabulary will vary from day to day.

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 am - 12:00pm
$170.00
Instructor: Soccer Shots Professional Coaches

Join us this summer for our 2020 "Carry the Torch" Olympics Summer Camp.  Campers will develop their soccer skills, their character, and their creativity while having fun and being active!  Soccer Shots camp will include fun, creative, and challenging Olympic themed soccer games as well as a variety of other age appropriate activities such as crafts and team building exercises.Campers will also be introduced to tactical elements of the game, as well as character development. Players will receive a Soccer Shots t-shirt (during first camp registered in).  Camp will move inside, in the event of inclement weather (there will be no cancellations).  All participants should bring water to each day of camp. Caregivers will need to complete the registration process at https://marionandhendricks.ssreg.org/ after registering with Park Tudor Summer Experience.

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 am - 12:00pm
$170.00
Instructor: Soccer Shots Professional Coaches

Join us this summer for our 2020 "Carry the Torch" Olympics Summer Camp.  Campers will develop their soccer skills, their character, and their creativity while having fun and being active!  Soccer Shots camp will include fun, creative, and challenging Olympic themed soccer games as well as a variety of other age appropriate activities such as crafts and team building exercises.Campers will also be introduced to tactical elements of the game, as well as character development. Players will receive a Soccer Shots t-shirt (during first camp registered in).  Camp will move inside, in the event of inclement weather (there will be no cancellations).  All participants should bring water to each day of camp. Caregivers will need to complete the registration process at https://marionandhendricks.ssreg.org/ after registering with Park Tudor Summer Experience.

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Mrs. Radcliffe

Join us for a week of BIG imagination by making everything small!  If you love to play with small toys and create fun environments for them, this is the camp for you!  Maybe you love creating habitats for animals, or fairy gardens, or the inside of a dollhouse.  Maybe you love to make your own little toys.  We will explore the art of miniatures and have fun making new worlds come to life using a variety of everyday materials!

Inspired by Camp Director Mr. Greiner's niece, Lily, and PT student Caroline,  who both have a very creative side and a love to create miniatures!  We invite students to bring their miniature toys that they may want to create new things for.  

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00a.m.-12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Ms. Crawford

Calling all event planners!  We need your help planning a Royal Friday Carnival for all of our campers! 

To begin the week, campers will create a royal guest list and see just which of their favorite characters are available to join them at the festival, and then they will get to address a personal invitation to them.  They always enjoy when the RSVP's come back to camp! Then, campers will create decorations, posters, carnival games and more in this party of the summer!

 

  • Week 8: July 27-31

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: 

Leonardo da Vinci, one of the greatest thinkers and inventors of the Renaissance, left a treasure of ideas in his sketchbooks.  Many of his inventions were never created until after he died, but were brilliant stepping stones for inventors who followed.

In this camp, students will dive into the inventions hands-on and see how well they work using common household supplies.  This creative thinking camp will inspire students to think about everyday mechanisms and how they work, and how they could work even better!

 

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$175
Instructor: Mrs. Bennett and Mrs. Nelson

It's almost the first day of 2nd Grade!  Get ready for a wonderful year ahead with this introduction to all things Second Grade.  With a fun, play based approach we will review important 1st Grade skills and introduce you to some Second Grade learning!  Games, crafts, songs and stories await you in this Second Grade Boot Camp!

 

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructors: Ms. Ahmadi

Have you ever wondered why certain substances bubble up or explode when they're combined?  Join us for a week of chemistry-filled fun.  We will learn about atoms, chemical reactions, and careers in chemistry through a week full of hands-on activities and labs.  This  course will be hands-on and project based.  

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$175
Instructor: Mrs. Bennett and Mrs. Nelson

It's almost the first day of 1st Grade!  Get ready for a wonderful year ahead with this introduction to all things First Grade.  With a fun, play based approach we will review important Kindergarten skills and introduce some First Grade learning!  Games, crafts, songs and stories await you in this First Grade Boot Camp!

 

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$350
Instructors: Mrs. Crafton and Mrs. Goodspeed

Park Tudor's Summer Reading Clinic is designed to provide support and enrichment for children struggling with foundational reading skills.  This specialized two-week course will consist of differentiated small group instruction by experienced teachers as well as thematic literacy activities.  Elements of the Orton-Gillingham will be used for direct instruction, with an emphasis on phonemic awareness, decoding skills, basic spelling rules, sight words, reading comprehension and written and oral expression.​

  • Week 7: July 20-24

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Mrs. Davison

We are excited to announce Fantastic Beasts and How to Create Them.  Through a variety of group and individual projects, our goal is to celebrate the magical world of "Fantastic Beats" -based on J.K. Rowling's book- to all campers.  We will create Bowtruckles, Pygmy Puffs, and Dragon's eggs.  Campers will use green screen to hold Fawkes the phoenix, and ride Buckbeak.  Added to the creativity will be games, scavenger hunts for Occamy eggs and movie fun.  

 

  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$165
Instructor: Miss Sou

Learn to code using a fantastic visual-based coding editor and make fun animators, games, stories and more!  Explore electronics and take home fun circuit inventions!  Students will engage in designing and developing a Disney Rock Concert, Pokemon Space Adventure, Lego Block - Catch Game, Talking Olaf and more!

Learn more about First Start Computer Science courses at www.firststartcs.com

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$170
Instructor: Miss Sou

Create lovely glass painting on OHP sheets!  Learn different techniques to blend colors and add texture to your painting in a fun learning environment.  Projects range from pretty princess and a wizard, colorful sea animals, extraordinary flowers and an adorable fantasy dragon.  Add jewels, glitter, and beads for an extra special effect!

Learn more about First Start Computer Science courses at www.firststartcs.com

  • Week 6: July 13-17

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Stacy Embry

"Let's make Goldilocks a soccer player..."  Taking a common story and making it new, fresh and YOURS.  Learning to adapt for either film or stage, students write a short script based on a published work.  This creation of an original work creates confidence and may lead to a recorded "pitch session." 

  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Stacy Embry

"Teddy's lie wasn't about iguanas, but ..." Write an original story that teaches a lesson.  Telling a story takes well-developed characters, plot and a lesson.  Students examine classic tales to learn and develop/ write an original tale that will be compiled and printed in a class book.  

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Stacy Embry

"I wanted to tell my mom, but my brother kept saying..." Writing experiences that let the reader feel life.  Based on experience, students learn how to tell their own story with balance and vivid details sharing a moment in the their life.  All stories,  if released by student and family, will be edited, compiled and printed in a class book.  *Individuals stories will be private exploration unless chosen to share with class, but remain available to parent/guardian. 

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Stacy Embry

"I have to see how the story ends."  Make your performance memorable and feel strong on stage.  Being on stage requires a confidence and learning to both improvise and memorize characters.  Learning to organize and create stage roles polishes student communications skills.  A filmed recital will be created and provided memorializing individual performances.  

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$175
Instructor: Stephanie Duda

Create the next popular animated Minecraft video on YouTube! Practice the same skills professionals at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios use. Discover the process of keyframing and tweening, how to use it to bring your own animated stories to life, and how to publish your content on YouTube. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Mac users can play their project at home, but will not be able to edit the project without a PC. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.     

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$175
Instructor: Stephanie Duda

Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design.  Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.   

  • Week 5: July 6-10

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Stacy Embry

"I want the kid in the red shirt!"  Do you stand out in a large audition?  What, besides talent gets an actor cast?  Learn how to be the one they want and show our best self when auditioning.  Students learn to conquer nerves and create both a spoken and snug audition.  Filming the final project or group recital will be made available to family and archive.    

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Taylor Cassidy

During this camp you will learn the fundamentals of dance performance and technique while also having fun!  Each day will start with a warm-up and technique practice, learning choreography, and practicing creative skills such as choreography or improvisation.  Join us on Friday for a performance for friends and family to showcase the student's growth and new skills, which also helps students practice their performance.  Students will walk out of this camp with more confidence in themselves, whether they are an experienced dancer or have no previous dance experience.  

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 6: July 13-17

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Taylor Cassidy

During this camp you will learn the fundamentals of dance performance and technique while also having fun!  Each day will start with a warm-up and technique practice, learning choreography, and practicing creative skills such as choreography or improvisation.  Join us on Friday for a performance for friends and family to showcase the student's growth and new skills, which also helps students practice their performance.  Students will walk out of this camp with more confidence in themselves, whether they are an experienced dancer or have no previous dance experience.  

  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructors: Everyday Language

Your child will explore the Amazon Jungle via many activities, games and short videos.  They will learn vocabulary and phrases in Spanish and geography and the animals of the Amazon and create a diorama showcasing the animals they choose.  We will have a scavenger hunt and use the zip line at Park Tudor for a fun experience simulating a zip line tour in the Amazon

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 6: July 13-17

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150

Instructor: Lisa Beale & Valerie Berthiaume, Bongo Boy Music School

Using popular, age appropriate music, Groove! engages campers in the creative process of dance choreography. Our daily schedule consists of a warm up dance/rap focused on positive social skills, and then we’ll jump into our choreography design. Percussion instruments and movement props will be integrated into our recital, which parents are encouraged to attend, on Friday, July 17th

  • Week 7: July 20-24

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Ashley Didion

In STEM: Around the World campers will be learning about famous landmarks all around the world.  They will research and design structures resembling landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Great Pyramids and many more.  

  • Athletics (All Dates)

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Jeanie Gensheimer, Safety Certified & Trained by USA Gymnastics Association

Gymnastics is the BEST sport for developing coordination, flexibility and strength. Children love the challenge of gymnastics. Campers will explore the joy of movement. Fun activities include tumbling, the climbing rope, vaulting skills, gymnastics bar, and rhythmic gymnastics. Your child will develop over all fitness, poise, confidence and self discipline. This class is geared for beginning and intermediate levels. For more information, please contact Director of Summer Athletics, Andrea Calvert Sanders.

  • Week 6: July 13-17
  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Mrs. Bennett and Mrs. Nelson

Lights, Camera, ACTION! Ever wonder how some movies and T.V. shows are filmed in out of this world locations?  Or how they make it look like someone has fantastic superpowers?  They use green screens!  Join us in exploring more "Hollywood Magic" and create your own blockbuster film.  Script writing, costume design, and acting take center stage in this fun for all movie making camp.  You will get to use a real-life green screen and learn about green screen editing as your very own movie comes to life!

 

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 6: July 13-17
  • Week 8: July 27-31

1:00pm-4:00pm

$150.00

Coach John Simmonds

Park Tudor Summer Co Ed Soccer Camps are designed for players of all levels who want to learn and improve their fundamental soccer skills in a fun and encouraging environment.  Players are given the unique opportunity to receive individual instruction from Park Tudor's Girls HS Soccer's coaching staff and players.  Each day is filled with a variety of activities to promote correct soccer technique including: small-sided games to encourage personal involvement and enhance the understanding of team concepts; technical and ball mastery skills sessions; and shooting drills.

For more information, please email Summer athletic director Andrea at acalvertsanders@parktudor.org. 

 

  • Athletics (All Dates)

9:00am - 12:00pm

$150.00

Flag football is a great chance for young athletes who want a complete introduction to America's Game. We will focus on one major 'skill of the day' so campers will learn technical skills and safe play on both sides of the ball. On Monday-Thursday we will emphasize core components of passing, catching, evasion, and defensive positioning. Friday will be our own flag-tournament and intro to tackle football fundamentals - all presented in a fun & positive environment.

Coaches for the week will be led by Park Tudor Head Coach Spencer Summerville and are expected to include guests appearances by players, coaches, and personnel associated with various high school, college and professional programs. Campers should bring sunscreen, water, cleats and a positive attitude each day.

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 am - 12:00pm
$170.00
Instructor: Soccer Shots Professional Coaches

During this fun-filled week, children will learn basic soccer skills while playing exclusive Soccer Shots games that are all about animals!  From a jungle safari, to a bear hunt for honey, to a swim with Nemo and friends, children will love learning soccer with their friends in this fun, high energy environment.  Soccer Shots is a leader in youth soccer development with an expert-approved curriculum and the best coaches in the business.  Our goal is simple: to leave a lasting, positive impact on every child we serve.  Children will receive a Soccer Shots t-shirt (during first camp registered in).  Camp will move inside, in the event of inclement weather (there will be no cancellations).  All participants should bring water to each day of camp.  Caregivers will need to complete the registration process at https://marionandhendricks.ssreg.org/ after registering with Park Tudor Summer Experience.

  • Week 7: July 20-24

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
$215
Instructors: Kate Loughran MS, OTR/L and Joylynn Holladay MS, OTR/L

Who says handwriting can't be fun? In this engaging camp, kids will learn and practice strategies for improved legibility and efficiency when writing.  Campers will build hand strength, fine motor coordination, and visual motor control through multi-sensory play with a variety of manipulatives and participation in motivating, themed arts and craft projects.

Students can sign up for Summer Sensations Camp in the AM and our companion Write Stuff Camp in the PM for a full day option! 

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
$215
Instructors: Kate Loughran MS, OTR/L and Joylynn Holladay MS, OTR/L

This fun, skill building camp will help kids develop core strength, gross motor coordination, eye-hand coordination, and motor planning as well as facilitate improved self-regulation and positive peer interactions through participation in a variety of movement, sports, and sensory play activities.  

Students can sign up for Summer Sensations Camp in the AM and our companion Write Stuff Camp in the PM for a full day option!

  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
$275
Instructor: Joylynn Holladay MS, OTR/L

Early learning is critical to success in later grades and research shows that noticeable gaps in skills often occur before a child enters Kindergarten.  Campers will participate in a variety of motivating multi-sensory activities and games tailored to their developmental level and designed to enhance pre-academic skills while developing/strengthening fine motor skills, self-regulation, direction following, and social skills including turn taking, cooperation, and decision making.  

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Tracey Petrov

Learn to make a repeat pattern and print on fabric.  We will make stamps and print on fabric to make a scarf, pillow case and tote bag.  Campers will use craft foam and natural materials to print as well as doing some hand sewing, embroidery and sewing machine work to construct projects.  

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Tracey Petrov

Have fun with paint! Campers will paint with watercolor and acrylics using a variety of materials and techniques, can you paint with a twig? Q-tip? A balloon? We will paint on paper, fabric and canvas boards and pour some paint for even more color fun!

  • Week 8: July 27-31

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Claire O'Dell

When you get older, will you like the same things you like now?  Will you love to play with cars?  Do hairstyles on your friends like you do on your dolls?  In this camp we will explore what a time capsule is and what you do with it.  We will learn and explore about ourselves, how tall we are, and what we look like by making a self-portrait.  We will describe, draw and write our favorite things.  We will take lots of pictures of our world and our play.  We will decorate our time capsule and put all of our favorite things inside.  You can save it and open it up in a month, in a year, or in 10.  This will turn into a special memory box for you and your camper!

  • Week 7: July 20-24

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Claire O'Dell

Let's learn about primary colors!  If we start with 3 how can we make all the rest?  We will play lots of fun color games and activities, learning how to create new colors.  Come join us in our would full of colors.

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Taylor Cassidy

During this camp you will learn the fundamentals of dance performance and technique while also having fun!  Each day will start with a warm-up and technique practice, learning choreography, and practicing creative skills such as choreography or improvisation.  Join us on Friday for a performance for friends and family to showcase the student's growth and new skills, which also helps students practice their performance.  Students will walk out of this camp with more confidence in themselves, whether they are an experienced dancer or have no previous dance experience.  

  • Week 5: July 6-10

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Claire O'Dell

Do you love to build with Lego?  Then you will love this camp.  We will start each camp by doing a Lego challenge, who can build the tallest tower or the fastest airplane?  We will take time each class to do a learning build and there will also be free choice  where you can build what you want.  This is a great camp to put your fine motor skills to the test.  We hope to see you this summer!

  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Ms. Ahmadi

Have you ever wondered how cells become cancerous?  Join us for a week of cell biology. We will build models of cells, conduct experiments to visualize movement of nutrients in and out of the cell, and discuss how malfunctioning processes in the cells.  This course will be hands-on and project based.  

  • Week 7: July 20-24

1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Hannah Sauce

In this class, we would go over the basics of "fluid art" which is a simple art technique using acrylic paint and paint thinner medium to easily make colorful and intricate paintings.  Each camper will make a variety of projects using multiple surfaces like canvases and wood panels.

1:00-4:00pm
$150
Instructor: Jennifer Davison

Attention All Agents! Operation Spy Camp is a week-long adventure into the world of espionage. Students will develop their problem solving and critical thinking skills by encoding and decoding messages with invisible ink. Students will work with their peers to complete memory and observation challenges, obstacle courses, and a culminating campus-wide encrypted scavenger hunt. This message will self-destruct in 10 seconds!

  • Week 5: July 6-10

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Ashley Didion

STEM sports will explore many of today's most popular sports.  Campers will use their STEM knowledge and creativity to design their own golf courses as well as compete in basketball, soccer and hockey games that they have made themselves!

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructors: Everyday Language

Your child will create a large ocean scene with many different sea animals, play games, and make many fun ocean related crafts.  We will be fishing around each day and trying to get the big catch!  We will sing songs, old and new about fishing and the sea life.    

  • Week 5: July 6-10

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Hannah Sauce

With a basis of indigenous American heritage, stories and textiles, this art class focuses on the many traditions of Native American tribes through storytelling and crafts.  In this class, we will read, discuss and act out exciting stories that originate from indigenous tribes, and then make authentic and functional crafts related to the folklore and culture that the stories represent.  Some of the Native tribes include the Inuit, Micmac, Maliseet, Mohawk, Zuni and Hopi.  Campers will learn how to be "Keepers of the Earth" through vivid stories about how to care for the planet, use natural resources for functional art and demonstrate respect and stewardship for the Earth and all living things.  

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$155
Instructor: Dario Untama

Fun with Robotics offers an exciting and excellent introduction to robotics, problem solving and computer science concepts!  Students learn how to build and train real robots to perform acrobatic stunts, dodge obstructions and even maneuver through obstacle courses.  Emphasis is placed on providing a fun and educationally stimulating environment where students can reinforce and expand their analytical and problem solving abilities.  No prior experience is necessary and beginners are encouraged to join.  

  • Athletics (All Dates)

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Abby Diaz

African dances and games from Zimbabwe are fun, expressive and high energy!  Each day, dancers will learn movements and songs that reflect everyday life in Zimbabwe.  Campers will also learn how to dance to popular music across Africa, and see how the roots of traditional music and dance are seen and felt within 'newer' pop music.  Be able to feel both within one!  This class is hosted by Zimbuya - a group dedicated to connecting local and global communities though music and dance - and is co-taught with a guest artist from Zimbabwe, Taffie Matiure.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle, and be ready to groove!

 

  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$250
Instructors: Everyday Spanish

A daily adventure to a different Spanish speaking country each day.  Your child will learn about the environment and geography, animals, culture, and people!  We will 'travel' to a different country each day!   We will pack our bags to learn clothing vocabulary, decide which method of transportation to take, and once we arrive, we will explore.  Each day your child will be introduced to something new!  We may cook a typical meal, complete a cultural craft, learn a new song or dance, and end the week with a fiesta! 

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Peter Smith

This one-week intensive course boosts student confidence in creative and critical thinking skills through high interest debate, as well as a range of innovative creative and critical thinking activities based around writing. The program is customized for each age group. It gives students a toolkit to practice thinking, writing and speaking in clearer and more commanding ways. Students will produce a small portfolio of high caliber written work.

 Mr. Smith has taught this program for over a decade - customizing it for students ages 8-18. He was formerly English/History department chair and Head of Debate in Australia for 10 years at a school like Park Tudor. He has been at Park Tudor for 10 years, teaching History, Sociology and International Relations, as well as convening Model United Nations. Mr. Smith has an MA in English and a Graduate Certificate in Teaching Writing. He has taught composition at IUPUI and teaches Speech in Park Tudor Summer Programs. He also coaches Lower and Middle School age students on these skills.

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Lisa Beale & Valerie Berthiaume, Bongo Boy Music School

Using popular, age appropriate music, Groove! engages campers in the creative process of dance choreography. Our daily schedule consists of a warm up dance/rap focused on positive social skills, and then we’ll jump into our choreography design. Percussion instruments and movement props will be integrated into our recital, which parents are encouraged to attend, on Friday, July 17th

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Ashley Didion

This mystery solving class will thrill your little learner as they spend the week meeting a variety of Fairy Tale characters, going on expeditions for clues, solving a break-out box and competing to find out just what happened.  Lots of games, stories and quests will really entertain and interest your child.  Can we get to the bottom of this mystery?  There is only one way to find out...

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$220
Instructors: IndySabre

IndySabre makes the Art and Sport of fencing fun and accessible through different fencing games and learning fencing basics.  No experience necessary! Students will receive instruction in footwork and technique, take part in fencing drills and games, learn about the history of fencing and even compete in an in-class fencing tournament!  All beginners fencing equipment is provided.  Student wear comfortable pants or shorts (no jeans or slacks, please!) and tennis/running shoes.  A waiver must be filled out and signed for each student.  

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 6: July 13-17

1:00pm-4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Sensei Gensheimer

Karate is a fun and exciting form of martial arts.  Students will learn karate basics, kata and forms, self-defense, sparring and develop flexibility while gaining respect for self and others.  Students promote through the belt ranks.  This camp could be a step towards a black belt in karate!

No martial arts experience necessary – this course is taught by Jeanie Gensheimer, 7th degree black belt and karate school owner. National trainer for Girls Incorportated Action for Safety Program.

  • Week 8: July 27-31

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$155
Instructor: Marlina Koonce

Come play with clay!  Young Potters will take turns getting to experience wheel throwing!  Artists will also learn basic hand building techniques to create small vessels and sculptures.  First half of the week we will create our projects and the second half will focus on glazing.  

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$250
Instructor: Everyday Language

What happens when (que pasa cuando...)  I mix this and that... let's find out!  Children will be exposed to Spanish vocabulary associated with the slime made each day.  Different household and school items will be mixed in to see how it affects the slime we are making.  Mezcla,mezcla,mezcla!  Other experiments will be added during the week using colors and light, mixing different items on paper, and making other reactions occur!  Additionally, they will learn to use question words.  Nothing more fun than mixing science activities with a new language!  We will sing songs and play games while practicing new vocabulary each day.  

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 7: July 20-24
  • Week 8: July 27-31

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Anne Clinton

Can’t decide which sport you like the best? Then you’ll love our sports sampler camp! Students will learn the basic rules as they take part in basketball, baseball, soccer, track, and volleyball. For the child who is curious about sports, this is an excellent opportunity to find the sport they are most passionate about! For more information, please contact Director of Summer Athletics, Andrea Calvert Sanders.

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Belinda Barlow

Grab your favorite doll and join us for a week of incredible fun! Spend the week making new friends that love American Girl Dolls as much as you do. Each day we will make a terrific craft and share a delicious snack while exploring the fascinating and historical lives of Molly, Kirsten, Josefina, Kit, and Samantha.  An entertaining fashion show and a tasty tea party will wrap up this delightful week.

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Belinda Barlow

If you love building with LEGO, then you will not want to miss this camp! Join other LEGO lovers as you dig through thousands of LEGO and build to your heart’s content. There will be thought-provoking challenge builds and creative free building each day. Create your own minifigure, frost LEGO cookies, learn about the remarkable history of LEGO, and take a LEGO picture frame home with you at the end of the week. If you are a LEGO fan you will not want to miss out on this awesome adventure!

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Susan Watson

Knitting on a circular loom is fun and easy! Come join friends and get creative and learn to make hats, bags, slipper socks and more.  Bring your loom and yarn for a week of fun.  Knitting campers work at their own pace - all skill levels are welcome!

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Susan Watson

Calling all unicorn fans!  If you love unicorns then this is the camp for you.  Come join unicorn fans alike and create fun projects.  We'll explore a wide array of materials and techniques to make our unicorns sparkle and shine.  

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 8: July 27-31

1:00pm-4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Larra Holding

Dance and sing along to your favorite Jo Jo Siwa songs at this high-energy dance camp!  Let's celebrate all things bowtastic as we dance, play, craft, and have fun.  On Friday, Parents can start arriving at 11:20 a.m. for the showcase.  We will start the showcase at 11:25 a.m.

  • Week 5: July 6-10

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Susan Watson

Feel as magical as a unicorn!  In this class we will create unicorn inspired wearable art and accessories!  Projects include a tote bag, hair accessories, jewelry and more.  Come join us for a week of creativity and fun with friends.

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150.00
Instructors: Crouching Tigers

Join Crouching Tigers for a fun journey and look at 6 different styles of martial arts.  All students are welcome - even current Crouching Tigers students - as a bonus rank will be earned for their beltt at the end of our week.  On the final day of class, we will hold our usual ceremony to show our skills and power when breaking thru boards.   

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Ashley Didion

Messy Art will combine fun outdoor activities with painting. Have you ever imagined using a fly swatter to create a painting or even using your feet? Campers will get messy during these outdoor art activities all while using their creativity and imagination. Campers will work together to make a giant marble painting using tennis balls and a wading pool. Using toys and everyday materials will allow campers to experiment different ways of making art and print making. Dribble painting, sharpie tie-dye and milky fireworks will keep your child engaged all week long!

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Jennifer Davison

Attention All Agents! Operation Spy Camp is a week-long adventure into the world of espionage. Students will develop their problem solving and critical thinking skills by encoding and decoding messages with invisible ink. Students will work with their peers to complete memory and observation challenges, obstacle courses, and a culminating campus-wide encrypted scavenger hunt. This message will self-destruct in 10 seconds!

  • Week 7: July 20-24

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Learning Through Games Staff

Do your kids love chess? If yes, then they will LOVE Bughouse. Bughouse is a team chess game that’s just as good for the mind as chess but many say even more fun. Camps will use Bughouse to teach logic, teamwork and will be taught in a very child friendly style! Taught by the Indiana famous Learning Through Games Group.

  • Week 6: July 13-17

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructors: Ashley Didion

Did you know that Apollo 13 had an emergency in space and almost did not make it home?  Engineers had to fit a square peg into a round hole to filter out carbon dioxide from the spaceship, and they only had what was on the ship to work with.  Our Engineers will be met with the same challenge to see if they can conquer the task ahead.  We will be incorporating more technology, engineering and math into the our space knowledge. Lets design a water rocket and see how far we can go.

  • Week 6: July 13-17

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Professor Watermelon

Join Professor Watermelon on a trip around the world, and learn how to use your new knowledge to create your own fascinating stories. Explore ways to create memorable characters, exciting plots, and clever dialogue. Professor Watermelon will help you uncover ways to publish your work. And don’t forget the Melon Money you’ll earn for the prize auction after each workshop! With Prof. Watermelon, the exciting world of creative writing is at your fingertips. So grab a pencil and paper, and let’s go! Learn more about Professor Watermelon at www.professorwatermelon.com.

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Learning Through Games Staff

Do you like chess? Risk? Stratego? Axis and Allies? Here, we learn those games and many more. Class will have fun lectures and interactive play. Meanwhile, students will be improving their math and decision-making skills. Taught by the locally famous Learning Through Games Group.

  • Week 6: July 13-17

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Hannah Sauce

In The Learning Garden Club, students will get to tap into their roots and discover their inner green thumb! These junior gardeners will learn about the importance of plants, the different types of plants, and how plants are involved in their everyday lives (i.e. food, products, and oxygen). With a little help from the teacher (and the sun), they will even learn how to propagate and grow their own seedlings! Students will get to choose from a variety of house plants, decorate pots and learn how to properly care for their plant to keep it alive and well all year long. Caring for a live plant is a big responsibility, so students will learn leadership skills like attentiveness, time management, compassion, accountability and respect. They will get to practice these skills at home so that they can keep their plant happy and healthy. At the end of the week, our new plant experts can take their new friend home and watch it grow. We will plant a seed in their hearts and grow a love for all things green. Pull out your best green thumb, join our gardening party and get ready for a plant-tastic time!

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Rick Gross

Do you just “Gotta Catch ‘Em All?” This camp is the one for you if you love all things Pokemon! The hit trading card game which has thrilled kids since 1995 will be the main event at the class!  You will learn how to build your own deck (or use a pre-built deck) and battle with your friends. This class is a terrific way to build social and analytical skills, and a great place to make new friends who share your interests!

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructors: Ms. Ahmadi

Have you ever wondered why you don't fall out of your seat when a roller coater turns upside down? Join us for a week of physics-filled fun.  We will build model rollercoasters and race cars while learning about motion, Newton's laws and forces.  This course will be hands-on and project based.

Camp Dates:
June 15 -19, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
June 22 - 25, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.                                                                                June 26 10:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Cost: $650
Instructors: Summer Stock Stage

Camp Performances:
Friday, June 26 11:00 a.m and 3 p.m.

Summer Stock Stage provides students from throughout central Indiana with a premier musical theater experience. Summer Stock Stage Academy is a two-week musical theater camp for elementary aged students.  Academy campers focus on vocal, dramatic, and dance technique and gain confidence and skill as they work the the SSS artistic team to learn music and choreography.  They perform at Park Tudor School on the final day of camp as the stars of their own show.  

Spaces are limited. 

 

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Bethanie Cosman

Do you love learning about faraway places?  Do you love hearing stories, making new types of art, and experiencing tasty treats you've never had before? Then this is the camp for you.  Join Middle School history teacher Bethanie Cosman as she takes you and your senses on a journey of many cultures.  Design beautiful French scarves and masks for Korean theater that will set your sights afire.  Make Venezuelan arepas and Turkish baklava to tantalize your taste buds.  Hear stories and music from near and far.  Become inspired to write poetry and lyrics of your own.  A field trip may inspire the inner Italian chef or the Japanese haiku poet in you.  Pack your bags for the voyage of a lifetime.  This camp is limited to 14 campers.  

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 6: July 13-17
  • Week 7: July 20-24
  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Andrea Calvert-Sanders, Director of Park Tudor Tennis Operations & Summer Athletics

This camp is for all stages of tennis development for players 12 and under. Players will be separated by ages and skill level each day. Camp activities include athletic development, hand-eye coordination and tennis-related skills using modified courts, rackets and tennis balls. For more information, please contact Director of Summer Athletics, Andrea Calvert Sanders.

  • Week 6: July 13-17
  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$175
Instructors: Jamie Salatich & Molly Murphy

First Grade Reading Camp is a fun, multisensory review of kindergarten reading skills for rising first graders. Students will spend each session practicing phonemic awareness, decoding, and sight words through games and lessons taught by experienced Park Tudor early childhood teachers. At the conclusion of the camp, your child will receive a bag of games and activities that can be used for extra practice throughout the rest of the summer. 

 

 

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Mallory Jurkash

This camp will be full of the scientific method and the engineering process. Each day students will learn about one specific engineer or scientist. Students will spend their time completing an engineering or science project that was inspired by the Scientist or Engineer of the day. Students will be exploding, building, experimenting, and redesigning. This camp will teach your child that they have not failed, that they are just finding different trials that don't work.

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Joe Fumusa

Please do not miss the trip of a lifetime and the wonderfully curious and enchanting story of Hogwarts School. Hosted at Park Tudor’s historic Foster Hall, you will have an exciting week in the world of wizardry, from games of Quidditch and a Triwizard Tournament of our own, to LEGO builds of the school itself, The Knight Bus, The Forbidden Forest, cute little Dobby, etc., to the study of numerous professors such as Albus Dumbledore and Severus Snape and the teaching of the higher level skills of defense against the dark arts. We will also have fun with our assignments to make butterbeer and pumpkin juice, and see what re-creation of Hogwarts school we can do with artwork. We will build Hagrid’s Hut, to serve as a respite for us as it did for Harry and his friends, but, alas, we must confess that as we enjoy this week we will never master the skill of learning to fly on a broomstick! (Unless, perhaps, we are not all muggles as we appear to be!)

  • Week 8: July 27-31

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Belinda Barlow

Grab your favorite doll and join us for a week of incredible fun! Spend the week making new friends that love American Girl Dolls as much as you do. Each day we will make a terrific craft and share a delicious snack while exploring the fascinating and historical lives of Molly, Kirsten, Josefina, Kit, and Samantha. Learn how to care for your doll’s skin and hair, and even make a unique outfit just for her. An entertaining fashion show and a tasty tea party will wrap up this delightful week.

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Learning Through Games Staff

Do you like chess? Chess is a great tool to teach decision-making, mathematics and logic. This course is designed for children who wish to learn the wonderful game of chess! Whether you have never moved a chess piece or know the fundamentals but want to work on becoming a stronger player, this course is just for you. Known for their expertise and child-friendly manner in teaching chess, the Learning Through Games Staff provides a week of learning appropriate for each level of experience.

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Joanne Kehoe

Kids who learn to touch type learn more than just typing!  We find fun ways to learn touch typing, improve fine motor skills, attention to detail and so much more!  The best way to learn touch typing is to learn the techniques of typing, in this camp, that's what we will learn, in a fun and exciting way!

  • Athletics (All Dates)
  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Jeanie Gensheimer, Safety Certified & Trained by USA Gymnastics Association

Gymnastics is the BEST sport for developing coordination, flexibility and strength. Children love the challenge of gymnastics. Campers will explore the joy of movement. Fun activities include tumbling, the climbing rope, vaulting skills, gymnastics bar, and rhythmic gymnastics. Your child will develop over all fitness, poise, confidence and self discipline. This class is geared for beginning and intermediate levels. For more information, please contact Director of Summer Athletics, Andrea Calvert Sanders.

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Brad Bridges

Join Chef Brad Bridges for a week of culinary fun!  The goal of this camp is to teach students how to prepare delicious and simple recipes that they can reproduce on their own at home, now that they are old enough to work with items in the kitchen and are becoming more self-reliant.  This week long camp will have students creating sandwiches, soups, dips, and other simple recipes from scratch!  Students will keep a recipe book to take home so that they can continue building on their cooking and baking skills!  

Mark your calendar:  Campers will get to invite on special guest to join them for a final banquet on Friday, July 10 for lunch!

  • Athletics (All Dates)

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Courtney Whitehead, Park Tudor Head Baseball Coach and Athletic Director

This camp will teach and stress the importance of the basic fundamentals of baseball. Proper throwing mechanics, catching, fielding and hitting techniques are a few topics that will be taught throughout the camp. Kids of all skill levels are highly encouraged to participate. Camp will be held at the Park Tudor baseball complex, and campers are expected to wear baseball pants for each session. For more information, please contact Director of Summer Athletics, Andrea Calvert Sanders.

  • Week 7: July 20-24

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Katie Milbrath

As our students build a fully-planned and intricately-designed model LEGO city, they also learn to govern it. Students learn about elections, constitutions, flags, currency, economics, budgets and the environment as they serve on a city council which must make key governing decisions about the city. Students have the opportunity to run for mayor, open their own business, debate city issues and respond to natural disasters and citizen concerns. Social studies, history and civics have never been so fun!

  • Week 5: July 6-10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$150
Instructor: Hannah Sauce

Calling all animal lovers! In “Amazing Animals”, students will learn all about the many creatures we share the planet with. They will get to explore the different habitats of rainforests, plains, deserts and more, discovering all of the unique animals that live there. Amazing Animals will also have a focus on companion animals and teach students how to love and care for their furry friends at home. Activities will include designing their own unique animal and habitat, traveling the world with Planet Earth and lots of animal themed games. They will even have the unique opportunity to interact with exotic animals in live animal encounters! Students will learn skills like handling and basic animal husbandry skills that will help them become responsible pet owners. Each day will be paw-some!

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$175
Instructor: Stephanie Duda

Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design.  Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.   

  • Week 7: July 20-24

1:00pm-4:00pm
$150
Instructor: Becky Nelson

Dreaming of superheroes saving the day?  Imagining animals that talk?  Break out your pencils and get drawing!  In this club, students will explore developing comics characters using various mediums, including pencil, computer, household and other "finds".  Students will have fun sharing ideas creating their own comics and completing comic challenges.  A final celebration will give students an opportunity to share their creations.