Spend a week this summer with us learning about the genius of Shakespeare, through reading, acting out, and viewing Much Ado About Nothing and a Winter’s Tale. In this one-week theater intensive, students will workshop for the first four days at our Black Box Theater (9:00-12:00) and then finish the week with an overnight trip (Friday and Saturday) to the world-renowned Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City.
In this fun camp we will be focusing on the essential skills of middle school: organization, note-taking, planning, mindfulness, friendship, self advocacy and school resources. We’ll be learning all this through wild interactive activities, designed to help you build friendships and confidence.
Come learn the basics of realistic painting with our beloved transportation coordinator, bus driver, big game hunter, and also accomplished artist, Bruce Hale. You will learn how to make the 3-D world come alive on a 2-D canvas, beginning with an underpainting on the the first few days and then building on that to make a more finished product at the end of the week.
One great use of a couple of weeks during summer is to really focus on one class for credit, filling a graduation requirement and freeing up a future spot to take a one term class during the academic year. This class gives students the opportunity to explore basic printmaking techniques. Students will learn a wide variety of monotype techniques using the intaglio press. They will also be introduced to relief printmaking through linoleum cuts, woodcuts, or found objects. Large and small-scale prints are produced, and some basic silk-screening techniques will be explored.
Join members of our Operations Crew (and outdoor enthusiasts!) Camilo Castillo and Errol Heuer to master the basics of rod and reel fishing. Spend the first two days on campus, learning about angling safety, how to use the equipment, basic anatomy and the habits of fish. We will then try our new skills first at a local pond, then at a lake, and finally in a mountain stream.
Service benefits those that are being helped and changes those that are performing the service. Their world and their lives are enlarged and enriched as they see how others live. Service creates a canopy of relationships that can overarch all communities. This weeklong camp will instill these values while encouraging your student to become a service-minded member of the community, which is a lifelong process.
Grass-stained knees, wildflower crowns, and dusty trails seem a little distant in the chill of February, but have no fear! Sun-drenched, nature-rich opportunities await. For five straight days, meet brave leaders Amy Dolbin and Cindy Alm in the cooler hours of the morning to take a hike and explore. Each day is a new location, with new adventures waiting for you and your friends
The course covers basics of scuba diving techniques, safety, and equipment use. Participants will learn about pressure, dive tables, respiration and planning. This course emphasizes lifelong fitness and wellness concepts. Participants need to be comfortable in the water and able to stay afloat for ten minutes.
Join legendary Early Childhood teacher Kristie Jensen and her staff for a week of nature-based songs, rhymes, storytelling, gardening, food prep skills, plant, animal and insect observation, nature crafts, sensory awareness games, and outdoor cooking. Childhood joy, wonder, and friendship will flourish outside!
Come and learn the basics of birding and explore the amazing diversity of bird life here in Utah with our passionate and knowledgeable history teacher, tennis coach, and birder, Ken Wade. We will focus on the experience of birding – finding birds, identifying them, and observing their habitats and behaviors. Working together, we should be able to find and identify close to 100 species!
You may think that math is all about algebra, but artists have used principles of math to create masterpieces for centuries! We will learn and implement some basic techniques to create our own tessellations, fractals, origami, and other works of art, and talk about the patterns and postulates that permeate our projects. No experience in math OR art necessary to explore, enjoy, and create beautiful things!
Come spend a week of math learning and games with our. math specialist, Rayann Sandstrom. Review grade level skills through problem solving and dynamic activities. Putting our creativity and our math minds to work, we will be completing an exciting week-long project. Our work will be filled with activities, fun, and learning.
Work with LS Computers teacher, Jenn Johnston to try something new and amazing. During this class one-week. half-day introductory class students will learn basic digital design concepts and tools in Inkscape, leading to the creation of a personalized insulated water bottle using sublimation. A fun, hands-on way to learn and create!
Work with LS Computers teacher, Jenn Johnston to try something new and amazing. During this one-week. half-day students will learn digital graphic design skills using Inkscape, focusing on drawing tools and layering techniques. By the end of the class, each student will create a unique graphic for their own T-shirt, combining art and technology for wearable masterpieces.
Join our talented and energetic theater man, Lee Wright, to learn all about what goes on behind, above, beneath and all around the stage. Get a chance for some hands-on building of simple set elements, painting, designing and programming lights, creating sound effects, making props, and even some costuming. This camp will overlap with the Middle and Lower School “Let’s Make A Musical”, so we will get to use our skills on a real production at the end of the week.
Designed by a team of experienced Waterford School Educators, Day Camp is an all-day multi-sensory program, where kids experience the outdoors daily, learn through STEM, music, dance, art, sports, swimming, field trips, and carefully conceived self-directed play.
Academic & Enrichment
Energize the mind, expand understanding, hone skills, and prepare for the future with these well-planned courses, taught by experts in their field. Let the growth continue through the summer months!
Strengthen your skills, learn better technique, forge new friendships, and have a great time pushing yourself to the limit. Sports camps help you be more confident and prepared, on and off the field.