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Programs

Summer Programs

Welcome to the St. Andrew’s School Summer Programs page!

We know you have a number of options when planning your child's summer. We appreciate you taking the time to explore our offerings and hope that you find something that resonates with your family. If you have any questions about the offerings or registration, please do not hesitate to contact Matt Peal, Director of Summer programs, at mpeal@standrews-ri.org or 401.246.1230 ext 3298.

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ADVENTURE CAMPS:

Ropes Course Adventure Camp
Ages 10-15
July 8-12; July 22-26
9a-3p
Cost: $350
This camp will push participants to challenge themselves mentally and physically on our new and improved Adventure Ropes Course. Teamwork skills will be stressed throughout the week, as campers will be required to work together to conquer both low and high ropes challenges. All campers must be ready to place their trust in others, to face personal fears, to try new things and expand the boundaries of their known comfort zone, and to laugh and have fun with others. The week will also include exposure to other Adventure Activities such as Rock Climbing, Kayaking, and Paddleboarding.  
 
Low Ropes Elements include: The Mohawk Walk, Wild Woozy, Nitro Crossing, Electric Fence, Spiders Web, and more.
 
High Ropes Elements include: Zip Line, Pirates Crossing, Lily Pads (New), Multi Vine, Pamper Pole (Improved), Vertical Playground (New), and more.
 
Lifelong Adventure Camp
Ages 10-15
July 15-19; July 29 - Aug 2
9a-3p
Cost: $350
Over the course of this week, campers will be exposed to a variety of Adventure activities that a person can engage in for a lifetime.  We will spend all of our days outdoors exploring Rhode Island and enjoying the challenges and thrills each activity offers. We will start the week with an introduction to the sport of Rock Climbing--both indoor and outdoor--and then move to the water for a day of Kayaking and a day of Paddleboarding.  To finish the week, we will spend a day in the woods Hiking. Hopefully, campers will have a lot of fun and leave with the desire to continue the pursuit of these activities in the future.

Leadership Adventure Camp
Ages 10-15
August 5-9
9a-3p
Cost: $350
During this one-week camp, we will follow the basic structure of the Adventure Camp (Ropes Course), with some elements of the Lifelong Adventure Camp (Outdoor Adventure) added in, but our focus will be on developing Leadership skills and those will be stressed through the completion of all elements/activities.  There will also be minor “class time” elements (journaling and discussions) mixed in to stress certain points of Leadership. This camp has been designed for Middle School age students who wish to explore their Leadership potential, and has been intentionally scheduled for the end of Summer to aid with, or enhance, the transition back into School.
 
 
THE ARTS:

ACTing Up!
June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19
Ages 8-12
9am-3pm
Cost: $250/week
Dive into an on-your-feet theatre experience offering fundamental skill-building in acting, singing, movement, and design.  One-week camp sessions are a sea of fun for both the stage veteran and the not-to-so stage veteran! Each week concludes with a showcase for family and friends.

Led by Joanne Fayan, theatre teacher and arts dept head for St. Andrew’s School, former Associate Artistic Director for All Children's Theatre, locally-acclaimed actor, director, and acting coach. With 25 years experience in youth theatre, Jo still loves that wow-factor of seeing the creative spark light up in young performers.

Adventures in Painting and Sculpture!
June 24 - 28, August 5-9
9 am - 3 pm
$300
Young artists will stretch their imaginations and build their skills in this action-packed week of Painting and Sculpting in the beautiful St. Andrew’s Art Studios.  Artists will learn to create giant sculptures from recycled materials in the style of Pop Artists, paint with vivid color like the Fauves (aka the “Wild Beasts”), and experiment with clay as they learn the basics of handbuilding. Artists will leave this week with a mountain of exciting and colorful artwork to be proud of and a taste of the St. Andrew’s Visual Arts experience.

Drawing and Fantastic Folding- the Art of Origami
July 15 - 19
9 am - 3 pm
$300
This week of Art Camp at St. Andrew’s will open young artists minds to the world of the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Origami has endless possibilities for young artists and campers will leave with an understanding of many different folding techniques and creations including stars, hearts, animals, crowns, cranes, and MORE! The afternoons will be spent exploring paper in its two-dimensional form, as we draw with a variety of media including but not limited to oil pastel, pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, and colored pencil. Artists will be guided by St. Andrew’s Visual Arts faculty to create artwork they are proud of while also having FUN!
 
 
PRINCESS BALLERINA CAMP
July 29 - August 2

9 am - 12 pm
$200
Ages: 3-7years
Dancers will learn the basics of ballet, jazz, and creative movement. They will create a princess wand and tiara along with other princess crafts and have fun with music at the same time! Dancers can wear any “princess” attire that they can easily move in. Be sure to label everything so we can return lost items.

St. Andrew's will provide aftercare for those families who need additional care after 12:00 pm. This extended care option is for campers aged 5-7 and is an additional $100 for the week. Campers who stay should bring their lunch.

ATHLETICS:
 
Hoops with Hart
Ages 8-18
June 24-28; August 12-16
9am-3pm (Ends at noon on Friday)
Cost: $275
Join St. Andrew’s coaches Michael Hart and John O’Shea for the 24th annual “Hoops with Hart” Basketball Camp. Campers will learn about the game of basketball, gain valuable life skills, make new friends, have fun, and receive awards and prizes on completion.
 
Tennis Camp with Mario Llano
Click here for more information and to sign up.

 
SCIENCE:
 
Introduction to Robotics
Ages 8-15
July 15-19
9am-3pm
Cost: $375
Students are taught engineering basics with an emphasis on exploration and trial and error field testing. They are introduced to STEM principles that lay the foundation for exciting careers in computer science, engineering, and math.

3D Design, Printing, and Engineering Camp
Ages 8-15
August 5-9
9am-3pm
Cost: $375
Campers will have fun learning how to design and make models of different building structures. The campers will be introduced to advanced engineering tools like computer-aided design (CAD) and 3D scanning and printing.

Invention Project
Ages 10-14
July 22-26, July 29-Aug2
9a-3p
Cost $325
With Invention Project, students can learn the business of innovation, from prototype to product launch. Through high-energy, hands-on activities, the program empowers each participant to turn ideas into inventions and find out how to bring those inventions to market. This program is offered through a partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
 
YOUNG SAINTS PROGRAM:

Our Young Saints program is geared towards students ages 5-12 and has a different weekly theme. This camp is offered every week through August 16.  Cost: $250 per session.    
              
Session I: Green Thumbs
June 24 - June 28
Campers will spend this week helping our neighbors at the Barrington Farm School!  There they will learn what it takes to grow fruits, vegetables, and flowers. This is a real, hands-on type of experience so be prepared to get dirty!

Session II: 
Treasure Island
July 8 - July 12
This week, campers will enjoy reading books, learning songs, and map making. We’ll play a round of mini golf, and end the week with a treasure hunt!  Come join the fun, matey!

Session III: 
Lego Mania
July 15 - July 19
Give your imagination a boost with the endless possibilities of LEGOs! Each day will have a focus and challenge that encourages campers to problem solve and collaborate while building various LEGO models.  Of course, LEGO week is not complete without a trip to Snapology where campers can bring their creations to life!

Session IV: In the Kitchen
July 22 - July 26
This week is designed to introduce basic culinary concepts to young chefs. Working closely with camp staff, campers will make delicious snacks to enjoy with their new friends. They may even get to take a trip to a local kitchen where they can see real chefs in action!
 
Session V: Sports Extravaganza
July 29 - August 2
This week campers will spend time learning the rules and techniques required to play some of St. Andrew’s traditional sports, as well as have the chance to create their own! To wrap up the week, campers will enjoy a trip to a local bowling alley.

Session VI: Science Exploration
August 5 - August 9
Science exploration week offers a daily combination of in-class discovery in our science labs and outdoor games and physical activities. Campers will be able to see, hear, smell, touch, and taste what science is really all about!  

Session VII: 
Animal Safari
August 12 - August 16
Campers will enjoy a week-long journey into the world of domestic and exotic animals through stories, music, and various art projects. They’ll have fun while learning about these animals and the importance of preserving their habitats through hands-on activities and an exciting end-of-summer trip to Roger Williams Park Zoo.

Young Saints 2019