Mast Tennis Academy

Tennis for beginners to advanced. Campers are grouped by ability and age.

  • Dates: June 14-August 27; no camp July 5- 9
  • Times: Half Day: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Full Day: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Grade: 4-6 yr. olds can only do half days and 7 and older can do full days
  • Cost: Half Day: $250 Full Day: $359
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Sock Monkey Camp

Campers will learn basic sewing skills required for the construction and embellishment of their sock monkeys. The learning process will be challenging, creative, and joyful as each sock monkey will come to life and have his/her own personality. Useful personal attributes that make learning easier include natural curiosity, some attention to detail, good frustration tolerance, and adequate fine motor skills, and of course, a general love for all things crafty. Sock monkey making is a highly addictive fun process. All craft materials will be supplied.

  • Dates: June 14-18
  • Times: 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
  • Grades: 3-9
  • Cost: $165
  • Please note the price discount if you sign up for both Wellness Camp and Sock Monkey Camp of $370
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Wellness Retreat

Wellness Retreat serves as an opportunity to unwind while building up your child’s coping skills toolbox. Each day will include a movement component (yoga, breathing, stretching). Children will explore the brain-body connection and how it impacts their functioning and how they can make small changes that will help them cope more successfully with their feelings. Lessons will be presented in a fun interactive format using expressive modalities.

  • Dates: June 14-18
  • Times: 8:30 am-12:30 pm
  • Grades: 5-10
  • Cost: $215
  • Please note the price discount if you sign up for both Wellness Camp and Sock Monkey Camp of $370
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Adventure Writers Workshop (Two Sessions)

Welcome new and returning authors to Adventure Writing Workshop hosted by Mrs. Holloway! Authors will create, type, and illustrate their own “Choose Your Own Adventure” book. Authors may prefer to work on their own individual book or create a joint book with their friends. Each book has multiple endings, and may include original sketches or images from other sources for the inclusion of the creative masterpiece! Books will be bound and delivered to the authors the week following camp. If multiple books are requested (as gifts for relatives perhaps?), this can also be accommodated.

There are two sessions for the Adventure Writing workshop. Authors may opt to join both weeks if they want to create a longer book, or they can sign up for just session 1 or session 2.

  • Dates: Session 1: June 21-25, Session 2: June 28- July 2
  • Times: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Grade: Rising 5th Grade and up
  • Cost: $325 per week
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Time for Games! (5 sessions)

Campers will explore age-appropriate games, encouraging them to use their problem-solving, listening, cooperation, and self-awareness skills. Campers will enjoy both indoor and outdoor board, card, team, games in a COVID safe environment.

  • Dates: Session 1: June 21st – 25th; Kindergarten & 1st grade, Session 2: June 28th- July 2nd; 1st grade & 2nd grade, Session 3: July 5th – 9th; 2nd grade & 3rd grade, Session 4: August 2nd – 6th; 3rd grade & 4th grade, Session 5: August 9th- 13th; grades first – third
  • Times: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Cost: $160 per week (Please note the discount if you sign up for both  Crafty Kid! & Time for Games camps, the price will be $330)
  • Teacher: Mrs. Amy Kaltenbach
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Crafty Kids! (5 sessions)

Does your child enjoy using his or her hands to be creative? During this camp, campers will explore different media to make a piece of art demonstrating their creativity and unique approach to the task at hand!

  • Dates: Session 1: June 21st – 25th; Kindergarten & 1st grade, Session 2: June 28th- July 2nd; 1st grade & 2nd grade, Session 3: July 5th – 9th; 2nd grade & 3rd grade, Session 4: August 2nd – 6th; 3rd grade & 4th grade, Session 5: August 9th- 13th; grades first – third
  • Times: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Cost: $180 per week (Please note the discount if you sign up for both  Crafty Kid! & Time for Games camps, the price will be $330)
  • Teacher: Mrs. Amy Kaltenbach
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Wellness Retreat for Adults

Wellness Retreat serves as an opportunity to unwind while building your own coping skills toolbox. Each day will include a movement component (yoga, stretching, Pilates), and an introduction to various wellness practices that are rooted in psychological theories and expressive modalities (journaling, art). The goal is to focus on what, how and why. What is the actual practice? How do you engage? And most importantly, why is it important? Some topics that will be explored include journaling, habit building, and underlying psychological theories, and working on building life-sustaining rhythms.

  • Dates: June 21-25
  • Times: 8:30 am-12:30 pm
  • Ages: 18+
  • Cost: $215
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Performance Academy Soccer Camp

PERFORMANCE ACADEMY is Coerver® Coaching’s in-depth player development program. This level is for players aged 6-13 and is based on the five S’s of the Coerver® Code: Skill, Speed, Sense, Strength, & Spirit. The program is taught by experienced Coerver® staff coaches, who customize skill development to meet the needs of each individual player. The Performance Academy level will focus on the “Core” technical skills, meaning that each training day is focused around one of our 4 core Coerver® move sets. In addition to the move sets, each player will train in ball mastery, dribbling with control and speed, ball striking, finishing, and passing & receiving.

Technical Skills Covered

Ball Mastery – Dribbling – Coerver 4 Move Sets – Finishing – Passing – Receiving

  • Dates: July 5-9
  • Times: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $250
  • Times: 9:00 am-3:00 pm Cost: $400
  • Ages: 6-12
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Fairy Garden Camp

Campers will create their own Fairy Garden with Mrs. Holloway! Campers will receive a brief horticulture lesson, then choose plants for their garden based on sun/shade requirements. Campers will also choose their fairy and accessories from a selection of individual pieces (no two are alike!) A porch railing container will be provided for each camper, to be painted with a personal choice design. Campers will also write a story about their fairy and her garden. On the final day of camp, the fairy gardens will be assembled and ready to be taken home, along with the bound book!

  • Dates: July 5-9
  • Times: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Grades: 3-8
  • Cost: $180 (All materials will be supplied.)
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Voice Builders Workshop

This workshop is for students of all skill levels and is designed to make singing accessible and fun! Students will learn many different exploratory exercises to increase vocal flexibility, agility, and vibrancy. Singing is a workout not just for the voice but for the body, mind, and heart! We use an inquiry-based approach when discussing confidence, storytelling, and personal sound. Over the course of the week, students will experiment with different musical styles and build a personal repertoire. Each day will include physical warm-ups, vocal cross-training, exploration, singing games, sight-singing, and learning songs.

  • Dates: July 12-16
  • Times: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Ages 8- 12
  • Cost: $165
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Basketball Camp

Campers will learn to improve their footwork, dribbling, passing, and shooting through exciting drills, games, and activities. We will also focus on character building, confidence, sportsmanship, and life skills.

  • Dates: July 12-16
  • Times: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Grades: Co-ed rising 4th-8th grade
  • Cost: $165
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Camp Invention

At Camp Invention, we have always found the right way to bring hands-on STEM activities to children across all 50 States (plus D.C. and Puerto Rico!). We believe every child can invent, and we’re inviting you to safely and creatively get your camp on when you join us for the best summer ever. Camp Invention is a nationally acclaimed summer STEM program led by certified local educators and grouped by grade level to create effective, encouraging learning environments.

  • Dates: July 19-23
  • Times: 9- 3:30 PM
  • Grades: K-6
  • Cost: $235
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Baseball Camp

Baseball is the game of summer. Come spend a week of your summer learning this great game in a structured and fun environment. We will focus on the fundamentals of throwing, catching, and hitting each day through drills and games. The camp is led by Tim Deyesu, Athletic Director at St. James Academy. He is a former college All-Conference player, High School head coach, and worked for 10 years as a Director and General Manager at Ripken Baseball.

  • Dates: July 12th- 16th
  • Times: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Grade: Ages 8-12
  • Cost: $195
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Music Theatre Camp

Students will get an intensive experience in this full-day camp! We will explore physical and mental warm-up techniques and gain practical application of vocal crossing training, contemporary acting methods, and theatrical dance. Over the course of the week, students will put together vocals and choreography for group numbers. They will also have the opportunity to explore solo repertoire, with the end goal of preparing a 16-24 bar audition piece.

  • Dates: August 16-20
  • Times: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Ages: 8-14
  • Cost: $375
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Thank you for your interest in The St. James Academy Summer Experience. Please check back for more offerings for all ages.

Please contact Camp Director, Tara Vierheller, with questions at tvierheller@saintjamesacademy.org.