Week 4: June 26-30


Water, Water, Everywhere
Lori Hendrix
Grades JK-1
9:00-noon
$165

Water painting, water colors, water balloons, water bubbles, watery ice, icy water, water experiments, water squirters, and water sputters are just a few of the ways campers will keep cool on a hot summer's afternoon! Kindergarten Teacher Lori Hendrix will lead this H2O extravaganza in a week that is sure to be all sorts of drippy, messy fun!

Number Sense
Stevie Trent
Grades K-1
9:00-noon

A week all about numbers. Students will explore numbers,  play with relationships and patterns, use mental math, and apply skills in real world situations. This week is all about building number sense through playing games, making art, and creating a strong mathematical foundation. Join Mrs. Stevie Trent, experienced elementary school teacher and part time arts and crafter for this program!

DIY Fashions and Fun
Collyn Justus
Grades 1-3
9:00-noon
$165

Do you have an eye for fashion and accessories, love to make your own designs AND a desire to take care of your planet? DIY Fashion and Fun will lead you in creating cool, quirky, and unique jewelry, bags and clothes from already existing materials. We will explore numerous thrifty, sustainable, and stylish projects using household items, creative no-sew techniques, basic hand stitching, and simple machine alterations (overseen by instructor). From customized hand-me-downs to upcycled inspirations, each creation will showcase your child’s creativity, ingenuity and sense of style.

Rube Goldberg Project

John Miller
Grades 2-5
9:00-noon
$165

Build your own Rube Goldberg contraption with Collegiate teacher and innovator John Miller. Take a simple task, and make it extraordinarily complicated. Create elaborately built machines made from anything and everything---wheels, balls, handles, gears, arms, cones, screws, tape, rods, balloons, fly-swatters, rubber bands, paper clips and junk of all kinds. Conceive, create and build your one domino topples! The more elaborate, the more fun!

Girl Power!

Elizabeth Cantrell
Grades 3-5
9:00-noon

Dream big! Stand tall! Reach high! Love yourself! Through crafts, movement, mindfulness, and journaling, we will explore female role models of the past and present.  Girl Power Camp empowers and celebrates females! We will have fun learning about ourselves and others so that we can grow up to be exactly who we want to be! Join Lower School Staff Elizabeth Cantrell for this empowering week!
 
Compassionate Community Service
Carey Goldstein
Grades 5-9
9:00-noon
$165

Focusing on local Louisville organizations, this camp is all about giving back.  Rather than a financial donation, campers will donate their time and helping hands to different agencies. Guided by Upper School counselor Carey Goldstein, campers will spend time on campus learning about the organizations and why they need our help, followed by spending time out in the community making a difference. All students will practice the Cornerstone of compassion by sharing their talents and energy with local groups. Eighth graders will receive community service hours for the following school year. Limited to 6 students.

Advanced Robotics
Jon Coole
Grades 6-8
9:00-noon
$165

In this advanced camp, students who already have experience with LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology will take their skills and understanding to the next level. We will build on the skills already developed in many introductory courses. Students will work in pairs to design, build, test and program robots using math and science concepts. The sky's the limit as we will be able to dig deeper than they have in the past.  Through this experience they will learn critical thinking and team-building skills. It’s fun, it’s exciting, and the skills they learn will last a lifetime.  

Musical Mayhem
Sara MacLean
Grades JK-1
12:30-3:30
$165

Join Sara MacLeana talented composer who has produced several of her own recordings, for a week of music and fun. Using your  imagination, you'll sing and dance and bring out the musician in you.  Explore and pretend with musical games and a variety of percussion instruments.  Experiment and play with sounds and rhythm to create your own musical drama based on folktales from around the world.  Round out the experience with art to accompany your original drama and free-dance.  Parents and friends are invited to a final performance on Friday.  
 
Mo, Mo, Mo Willems!
Kay Orr
Grades 1-3
12:30-3:30

Ready to giggle and laugh? Everyone's favorite author Mo Willems will have you chuckling with friends like Piggie and Gerald and books like Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus! and Knuffle Bunny! Each day we will spotlight hilarious books, illustrations, and characters with indoor and outdoor crafts and activities. Come join Kindergarten teacher Kay Orr for a week of Mo Mo Mo Willems fun!

Brain Games
John Miller
Grades 3-5
12:30 - 3:30

Put on your thinking cap! Clever kids, quick thinkers and fun competitions fill this week of Brain Games camp.  Daily contests of games like Cranium, Trivial Pursuit, Jeopardy, and Quick Recall will keep kids on their toes and thinking for this 3rd through 5th grade camp.  Campers will be challenged to show their academic prowess and wit in team events and individual tournaments.

Sew Easy, Sew Fun!

Collyn Justus
Grades 3-6
12:30-3:30
$165
 
Do you love to make things? Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Join Collyn Justus this summer and discover the fundamentals of sewing. You will learn important hand sewing techniques as well as the ins and outs of safely using a sewing machine! From cutting out simple patterns, to putting on the finishing touches, campers will sew numerous fun projects to use, share and possibly wear. You'll create a personalized pin cushion buddy, hand sew a stuffed animal, and by the end assemble your very own luxurious hot/cold pack on a machine. Due to the unique needs of this camp space is limited, so to be sure to sign up early.

Full STEAM Ahead in the Makery
Greg Geis
Grades 5-7
12:30-3:30
$165

Explorers in grades 5 - 7 will design and build a cool STEAM* project in Collegiate's state of the art makerspace, The Makery.  Greg Geis, Collegiate’s own Makery Guru, will introduce students to basic tool safety and skills, electronic circuits, and vector graphics software (for laser and vinyl cutting). Due to space and individualized instruction, this high interest camp is limited to 10 participants.

*STEAM-Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math

Summer Programs Registration


COLLEGIATE FAMILIES: 
Click LOGIN when you are ready to sign up for a summer camp. Use your myCollegiate username and password to log in.

NON-COLLEGIATE FAMILIES: Click REGISTER to create an account and then click LOGIN to sign up for a summer camp.

Click HERE to register for Summer Programs.
Early and Late Registration: Registrations completed by May 1 will be discounted $10. Registrations less than 7 days before the start of a camp will be subject to a $10 late registration fee.
 
Lunch: Students participating in both a morning and afternoon camp or an all-day camp, should bring a sack lunch Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, a pizza lunch is provided for these campers. We are unable to provide lunch this Summer due to the renovation of the Dining Room and Kitchen. Click here to view details of this exciting project! 

Early care and extended day: Registration is open to all students. For more information, contact John Miller, Assistant Director of Summer Programs, at jmiller2@loucol.com

 

School Information

 
2427 Glenmary Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
P: 502.479.0340
F: 502.454.8549
Louisville Collegiate School is a JK-12, co-ed independent day school located in the historic Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky.