2017 Summer Camp Information

VALWOOD CAMP INFORMATION

 

SUMMER 2017

 

 

It's getting to be that time of year, and Valwood has dozens of camp options available this year.  Whether your interest is in sports, cooking, music or something else, there is truly a camp for everyone this summer at Valwood!!

Please click here for a printable registration form
or complete Online Registration & Payment here.

 

To secure your child’s spot please return completed form to Lower School Office by May 19.

Walk-ups are welcome but Camp Instructors need a ballpark number to adequately plan.  Thanks!

PAYMENT IS DUE THE FIRST DAY OF EACH CAMP (if not paid online)

Make checks payable to: Valwood

 

June 5 - June 8   (Morning Session)

 

SUMMER FIT CAMP - Rising K, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd

                         Monday – Thursday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                   

                         Mrs. Angela Burnett - Room 313

Fitness is always fun with Mrs. Burnett! We'll warmup, play soccer, basketball, baseball, kickball, run track & do aerobics ... anything to keep moving! Please bring a cap, sunscreen, towel & extra water bottle.

Minimum # Campers:  8                     Includes:  Healthy snack & drinks

 

June 5 - June 9   (Morning Session)

 

LITTLE VALIANT FOOTBALL CAMP - Rising K - 6th grade

                         Monday – Friday      Morning Session  -  8:00 am - 11:00 am     $125                                

                         Coach Ashley Henderson and Valwood Vaiant coaching staff – Goddard Field

                         *Campers will be divided based on age & ability level

Join Coach Ashley Henderson and the Valwood Valiant coaching staff and players for Little Valiant Camp. Campers will learn football skills and drills, work speed and agility, play Valiant Ball, and all of it will be on Goddard Field - Home of the Valiants!  

Please bring cleats and athletic shoes.                    Includes:  Food, supplies, snacks

 

 

EATS WITHOUT HEAT - Rising K, 1st, 2nd

                         Monday – Friday        Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                                

                         Mrs. Natasha Shaw - Room 308

Make fun and healthy recipes – HANDS ON!  Each day we’ll learn healthy practices to use in the kitchen and yummy “kid-friendly” recipes.  Snacks, games and recipes and your very own recipe box included.  Some dishes will be sent home. Please bring a towel for Water Day Wednesday!

Minimum # Campers:  12       Maximum Campers: 20               Includes:  Snacks, Ingredients

 

 

ACT OUT LOUD  – Rising 1st - 9th grade             

                         Monday – Friday        Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                               

                         Mrs. Ronda Paoletti - George and Martha Lawrence Choral Room in Godwin Holmes Arts Center

Have fun acting and putting on a show! We'll learn how to be great actors through collaboration, emphasizing creativity with hands-on activities. Our performance will showcase your talents! Last year was a blast!

Minimum # Campers:  4                                                Includes:  Snacks

 

KIDZ KOOL KOOKING KAMP  – Rising 3rd - 6th grade             

                         Monday – Friday        Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                               

                         Mrs. Kayla Reeves - Room 302

Learn the basics of cooking plus try some tasty "Southern" cuisine! You get to make, bake, and taste samples all week long!  Please bring a water bottle.

Minimum # Campers:  10                                                Includes:  Supplies

 

June 5 - 8  (Afternoon Session)

 

KOOKING CAMP - Rising K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade

                         Monday – Thursday      Afternoon Session  -  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm     $125                                

                         Mrs. Angela Burnett - Room 313

Calling all “chefs in training!”  Come join us for an educational twist on cooking.  We’ll learn how to read recipes & follow directions, learn the names & uses of utensils & appliances as well as the different types of measurement.  This is a FUN, hands-on camp!

Minimum # Campers:  10             Includes:  Supplies

 

June 5 - 9  (Afternoon Session)

 

THE MAD SCIENTIST - Rising K, 1st, and 2nd grade

                         Monday – Friday      Afternoon Session  -  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm     $125                                

                         Mrs. Natasha Shaw - Room 308

Hands-on experiments to delight everyone as we take an exciting adventure in Science!  We’ll make a volcano erupt, a homemade lava lamp and a tornado, to name a few!  You will take a few experiments home to enjoy! Please bring 2 1-liter soda bottles Monday and a towel on Wednesday!

Minimum # Campers:  12             Maximum # Campers 20                         Includes:  Snacks & supplies

 

BROADWAY BOUND  – Rising 1st - 12th grade             

                         Monday – Friday        Afternoon Session  -  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm     $125                               

                         Mrs. Ronda Paoletti - George and Martha Lawrence Choral Room in Godwin Holmes Arts Center

Come put on a musical revue in one week!  We’ll learn correct singing technique and work on solos, duets, group numbers and choreography.  On Friday we will put on a show for your family and friends.  We are BROADWAY BOUND!

Minimum # Campers:  4                                                Includes:  Snacks

 

June 9 

 

LOWER SCHOOL LOCK-IN  – Rising 2nd - 5th grade             

                         Friday Night 7:00 pm - Saturday Morning 7:00 am         $100                                

                         Mrs. Jennifer Rasmussen and Mrs. Debbie Nijem - Rooms 307 & 309

Wouldn't it be cool to stay the night at school?  We think so, too!  Bring a sleeping bag and pillow and wear your PJs. The night will begin with a pizza dinner, followed by games and a movie. Wake up to donuts for breakfast before heading home. What an adventure it will be! Please be mindful of sleep attire. Also bring your toothbrush and paste in a Ziploc bag.

Minimum # Campers:  15 

 

June 12 - June 15   (Morning Session)                                              

 

SUMMER SLIME - Rising 1st - 6th grades 

                         Monday – Thursday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                             

                         Mrs. Angela Burnett - Room 313

It's slime time! It's the latest and greatest thing to do!  We will measure, stir, and mix with our hands. Come have fun making different kinds of safe slime with your friends!

Minimum # Campers:  10                                                      Includes:  Food, supplies, snacks

 

VALIANT BASEBALL CAMP - Rising K - 7th grades 

                         Monday – Thursday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                             

                         Coach Robert Shipman, Coach Kim Lerstang and the Varsity Baseball Players - Browning Field

Come learn to hit, field, throw and base run using the proper techniques and have a GREAT time doing it! Ages 5-7 will develop fundamental baseball skills vital to excelling in the game, while age 8 and up can expect to be challenged in instruction, drills, and competition. Please bring your glove, hat and bat (if you have one). You may also bring an extra water bottle.

Minimum # Campers:  12             Maximum # Campers 50                         Includes:  Snacks & T-shirt

 

June 12 - 16  (Morning Session)

 

I'VE GOT THE MUSIC - Rising 1st - 9th grades

                         Monday – Friday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                                

                         Mrs. Ronda Paoletti - George and Martha Lawrence Choral Room in Godwin Holmes Arts Center

Have fun in a singing camp where you can learn to sing with proper technique, expand your range, learn new songs and learn some new choreography. We'll sing solos and duets and work on group numbers for our show at the end of the week.

Minimum # Campers:  4             Includes:  Snacks

 

GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN - Rising 1st - 5th grades

                         Monday – Friday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                                

                         Mrs. Ashley Brannen - Room 302

The name says it all! We will do all things "girly" . . . from manis and pedis to makeovers, crafts and much more! We will make jewelry, lip gloss and body scrub! FUN!

Minimum # Campers:  10             Includes:  Supplies and snacks

 

EATS WITHOUT HEAT - Rising K, 1st, 2nd

                         Monday – Friday        Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                                

                         Mrs. Natasha Shaw - Room 308

Make fun and healthy recipes – HANDS ON!  Each day we’ll learn healthy practices to use in the kitchen and yummy “kid-friendly” recipes.  Snacks, games and recipes and your very own recipe box included.  Some dishes will be sent home. Please bring a towel for Water Day Wednesday!

Minimum # Campers:  12       Maximum Campers: 20               Includes:  Snacks, Ingredients

 

June 12 - 15  (Afternoon Session)

 

VALIANT BASKETBALL FUNDAMENTALS - Rising 3rd - 8th grade Boys and Girls

                         Monday – Thursday       Afternoon Session  -  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm     $125                                

                         Varsity Boys Coach Andy Stamschror and Girls Coach Stephanie Johnson - Eager Sports Center

We will work on basic fundamental basketball skills including shooting, dribbling and passing. Players will also learn about man-to-man defense and playing within an offensive set. Please wear athletic shoes.

Minimum # Campers:  10        Maximum Campers: 25               Includes:  T-shirt and drinks

 

June 12 - 16  (Afternoon Session)

 

DRAMA IS NOT JUST FOR YOUR MAMA! - Rising K - 12th grades

                         Monday – Friday       Afternoon Session  -  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm     $125                                

                         Mrs. Ronda Paoletti - George and Martha Lawrence Choral Room in Godwin Holmes Arts Center

Have fun acting and putting on a show at the end of the week! This camp will feature a brand new play where we will entertain the audience on Friday afternoon with our brilliant acting skills and comedic timing.

Minimum # Campers:  4                  Includes:  Snacks

 

THE MAD SCIENTIST - Rising K, 1st, and 2nd grade

                         Monday – Friday      Afternoon Session  -  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm     $125                                

                         Mrs. Natasha Shaw - Room 308

Hands-on experiments to delight everyone as we take an exciting adventure in Science!  We’ll make a volcano erupt, a homemade lava lamp and a tornado, to name a few!  You will take a few experiments home to enjoy! Please bring 2 1-liter soda bottles Monday and a towel on Wednesday!

Minimum # Campers:  12             Maximum # Campers 20                         Includes:  Snacks & supplies

 

June 19 - 22  (Morning Session)

 

VALIANT SOFTBALL CAMP - Rising K - 7th grades

                         Monday – Thursday       Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                                

                         Varsity Coach Courtney Carter and Coach Andy Stamschror - Hollis Field (Softball)

Come join the Valwood softball coaches and players for a fun week int he sun! All players will learn the fundamentals and proper techniques to hitting, throwing, and base running. Years of experience or no experience at all - we have something for you! Please bring a water bottle and glove (Bat, helmet and cleats not required but encouraged).

Minimum # Campers:  10                      Includes:  T-shirt

 

June 19 - 23  (Morning Session)

SUPERHERO SUMMER - Rising Pre-K and K

                         Monday – Friday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                                

                         Mrs. Cristen Casey and Ms. kelley Simms - Room 308

A week full of Superhero fun is in store as you receive a Superhero name adn power! We'll play fun "Superhero only" games that include a little bit of learning. *Thursday is water day so bring a towel and change of clothes.  **Friday dess as your favorite Superhero.

Minimum # Campers:  10             Maximum # Campers:  20                         Includes:  Snacks & supplies

 

PRINTMAKING WITH PIZZAZZ! - Rising 4th - 6th grades

                         Monday – Friday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon     $125                                

                         Mr. Stefan Withner - Ester Coffin Miller Art Room in Godwin Holmes Art Center

Come and learn about tons of different printmaking processes then try your hand at it! You will even design and print your own t-shirt! Please bring your own white t-shirt to tie dye adn a snack & drink each day.

Minimum # Campers:  4              Maximum # Campers:  12                         Includes:  Supplies

 

June 26 - 29 (Morning Session)

 

LITTLE VALIANT WRESTLING CAMP - Rising K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades

                         Monday – Thursday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - 11:00 am     $100                                

                         MS & Varsity coach Justin Fusco & 2016 Valwood Alum and 2-time State Champion Gahnon Byington - Eager Sports Center

This wrestling camp will introduce students to the fundamentals of folkstyle wrestling and the conditioning aspect associated with the sport. This camp will promote a healthy lifestyle and advocate positive sportsmanship. Please bring wrestling shoes & sports bottle each day.

Minimum # Campers:  6                Includes:  Drinks & ligh snack

 

July 10 - 13 (Morning Session)

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL WRESTLING CAMP - Rising 6th, 7th and 8th grades

                         Monday – Thursday      Morning Session  -  9:00 am - 11:00 am     $100                                

                         MS & Varsity coach Justin Fusco & 2016 Valwood Alum and 2-time State Champion Gahnon Byington - Eager Sports Center

This wrestling camp will introduce students to the fundamentals of folkstyle wrestling and expound upon their existing background. We will focus on basic techniques and conditioning. Please bring wrestling shoes & sports bottle each day.

Minimum # Campers:  6                Includes:  Drinks & ligh snack

 

July 17 - 21 (Morning Session)

 

LITTLE VALIANT VOLLEYBALL CAMP - Rising 3rd, 4th and 5th grade

                         Monday – Friday          Morning Session  -  9:00 am - noon      $125                                

                         Coach Val Gallahan & Coach Chad Gallahan & the Varsity Volleyball Team - Eager Sports Center

This beginner skills camp will cover basic aspects of the game of volleyball with an emphasis on FUNdamentals. The techniques & skills taught are designed to provide a strong foundation that allows young players to develop.  Please wear knee pads.  May bring an extra water bottle.

Minimum # Campers:  6         Includes:  T-Shirt and water

 

July 17 - 21 (Afternoon Session)

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL CAMP - Rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade

                         Monday – Friday          Afternoon Session  -  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm       $125                                

                         Coach Val Gallahan & Coach Chad Gallahan - Eager Sports Center

This intermediate skills camp will cover basic aspects of the game of volleyball with an emphasis on fundamentals. The techniques & skills taught are designed to provide a strong foundation that allows young players to develop and contribute to their Middle School Volleyball Team.  We’ll have competitive drills/challenges with prizes awarded for select campers.  Please wear knee pads.  May bring an extra water bottle.

Minimum # Campers:  6         Includes:  T-Shirt and water

 

August 19 (1-Day Session)

 

LITTLE VALIANT CHEERLEADING CAMP - Rising K through 5th grade (registration will begin on the first day of school)

                         Saturday              Morning and Afternoon Session  -  9:00 am - 2:00 pm         $30                                

                         Ms. Vallye Blanton & Varsity Cheerleaders - Eager Sports Center

Come and learn many of the Valwood cheers, dances, and best of all . . . Catch that Valiant Spirit!  Campers will also perform at a Pep Rally and at halftime of one of our home games.   GO VALIANTS!  Please bring an extra water bottle.

                                                        Includes:  Snacks and T-shirt