Summer Camp

GENERAL INFORMATION

Registration for Get the Summer Started! Camp is due no later than Monday, April 29, 2019; all other camp registrations are due no later than May 27, 2019.

A non-refundable deposit of $50 per camp, per child is required at the time of registration.  Full payment is due no later than Tuesday, May 21, 2019 for Get the Summer Started! Camp, and Friday May 31, 2019 for all other camps.

*Please complete a separate registration and medical waiver/emergency contact form for each child. *

Please provide copies of immunization records and a complete physical for each child not currently enrolled at Wakefield Country Day School.

Please make checks payable to WCDS, pay online with an additional service fee, or with credit card in person (main office). VISA and MasterCard are accepted.

Send completed application form, medical waiver, emergency form and deposit to:

Wakefield Country Day School

2019 Summer Academy

P.O. Box 739

Flint Hill, Virginia 22627

Program Cancellation Policy:  In the event WCDS must cancel a camp, you will receive a full refund.  

Get the Summer Started! Camp

Thursday, May 23 - Friday, May 31
  • Counselor: Sylvie Blank
  • Participants: Current PS / PK / K
  • Hours: 9:00 am - follows school schedule
  • Cost: $250
  • This camp starts the day after PS/PK/K Graduation (and the PS/PK/K have ended their year) and continues the week after, when children in grades 1 through 12 are still attending school. Enrollment is limited to 12 so don’t wait to sign up for this popular camp!
  • What to bring: Campers should bring a lunch, including drink, a complete change of clothes, a swim suit and towel each day. Snack will be provided.

Science Fun 4 Everyone

Monday, June 10 - Friday, June 14
  • Counselor: Jennifer Thede
  • Participants: Rising 1st - Rising 4th Grade
  • Hours: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Cost: $120
  • Can you fit through an index card? Can you SEE sound? Can water walk? Is it possible to turn milk into stone? Do worms dance? If you’d like to find out the answers to these questions and much more join the Science Fun 4 Everyone Camp.
  • What to bring: Campers should bring a water bottle and wear sunscreen. If you are staying for the afternoon camp, please bring a lunch.

ART-rageous Arts and Crafts

Monday, June 10 - Friday, June 14
  • Counselor: Jennifer Thede
  • Participants: Rising 1st - Rising 4th Grade
  • Hours: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Cost: $120
  • Join us for a week-long journey of ART-rageous arts, crafts and creativity! Not only will you have fun crafting and creating this week but, you'll be able to take home a t-shirt, a tote bag, a musical instrument, and other useful pieces of art! We'll have fun tie-dying, painting with brushes, bubbles and other odd things, cutting, gluing, assembling and playing games.
  • What to bring: Campers should bring a water bottle and wear sunscreen.

Basketball Camp

Monday, June 17 - Friday, June 21
  • Counselor: Coach Costello
  • Participants: Rising 5th - Rising 9th Grade
  • Hours: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Cost: $120
  • This camp will be offered to those interested in improving their basketball skills.
  • What to bring: Campers should bring a full water bottle marked with name.

Science in the Kitchen

Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19
  • Counselor: Rebecca Lough
  • Participants: Rising 1st - Rising 4th Grade
  • Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Cost: $240
  • Put you chef’s hat on and get ready to explore how science is used every day in your kitchen! Campers will learn about age-appropriate kitchen safety, how to use a kitchen scale, how to slice and dice, and how to use a variety of cooking techniques. Campers will experiment by measuring, mixing and combining kitchen ingredients to explore states of matter, super-saturation, and chemical and molecular change. Campers will end the day with inside/outside play time, games, or crafts. Please list any food allergies your child may have on the registration form.
  • What to bring: What to bring: Campers should bring a lunch with a drink, a water bottle, and sunscreen lotion.

LEGO S.T.E.A.M. Camp

Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26
  • Counselor: Nikki Brady
  • Participants: Rising 1st – Rising 4th Grade
  • Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Cost: $240
  • You be the engineer! Participate in a week of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) projects using LEGOS! The students will be engaged in solving real-world engineering challenges that explore concepts in physics, architecture, and engineering. The LEGO art projects will appeal to the crafters of the bunch, too. After building all morning long, campers will head outside for some fun in the sun to let the wiggles out.
  • What to bring: Campers should bring a lunch, including drink, bathing suit, sun screen & hat. (Water shoes encouraged, but optional.)