Camps for Age 16

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  • 2-Dimensional Studio Art

    Rising Grade 9-12
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    July 10-14
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $400


    This course for high school students will explore various art materials (drawing, painting, collage, and digital media) emphasizing the value of art as a means of communication. Students will be introduced to strategies for articulating concepts through visual means. Experimentation with new materials and techniques will be encouraged. Ultimately, students will come away with a new vocabulary of mixed media techniques and several pieces for their developing portfolios. 

    Contact SSSAS faculty member and 2D visual arts teacher, Mrs. Kate Elkins with your questions at 
    kelkins@sssas.org. This course provides one semester credit toward graduation requirements.

    Please note: This is a one-week full-day course.
  • Algebra I

    Rising Grades 9-12
    Session I(A) 8:15–10:15 a.m. (Mon-Fri)
    Session I(B) 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Mon-Fri)
    June 19-July 7 (3 weeks) No Class Tuesday, July 4
    Upper School Campus
    $650 per session

    This course is for students who have completed Algebra I and would like a refresher course before Algebra II, Geometry, or Algebra II/Trig. The class reviews all Algebra I topics. The concentrated nature of the course requires daily homework and perfect attendance. Topics covered include number systems, solving equations and inequalities, graphing, operations with polynomials, rational and irrational expressions and equations, factoring, linear, and quadratic functions. No credit.
    Contact Mr. Joe Wenger with your questions at jwenger@sssas.org
  • Arabic & Middle Eastern Cultures Camp

    Rising Grades 5-10
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - July 10-14
    Session II - July 17-21
    Session III - July 24-28
    Middle School Campus
    $375 per session

    Beginning Arabic and Exploring Middle Eastern Cultures Camp will provide campers with the skills they need to be able to hold basic conversations in Arabic, and will explore the cultures of the different parts of the Middle East, from the Ottoman Empire to the modern day states of North Africa and beyond. Campers will learn vocabulary for the following: basic greetings, numbers, months and days of the week, weather, feelings, giving directions, and ordering in a restaurant. We will explore the different cultures of the Middle East through film, music, literature, travel, and food. An exciting week will be capped off with lunch from Roro’s Lebanese, run by SSSAS Class of 2010 alum Robert Asmar.
     
    About the Director:
     
    Ginny Cady (SSSAS Class of 2011) graduated from Dickinson College with a double major in International Studies and Middle Eastern Studies and a minor in Arabic. She lived in Morocco for 5 months, and is currently pursuing a dual degree program at American University for an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution and an M.A.T. in Secondary Education. 

    Please contact SSSAS alumna Virginia Cady at vcady@sssas.org with any questions.
  • ASM Summer Tennis Camp

    SSSAS Alumni Chris Moulin brings ASM International Tennis Academy (USA, Russia, Kazakhstan) to St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School for Summer 2017: For Ages 5-14
     
    ASM Tennis Red, Orange, and Green Ball Camp (Limited to 30 junior players per week) register fast limited availability.
    ASM’s Tennis Specialized camp programs for Children ages 5-14 enables players to learn and be grouped according to level and ability.  ASM International Tennis Academy are located in USA, Russia, and Kazakhstan.  Players 5-12 can register for a weekly tennis Red (5-8 years of age), Orange (8-10 years of age) and Green Ball Camp (10-12 years of age). Development Camp (ages 8-14) is for USTA team players or USTA individual players level intermediate through advanced.  Individual Master Classes (all ages) are for players to work one and one to develop proper technique, consistency, and strategy for players.

    The ASM tennis camp programs begin June 5 and runs weekly through August 25 and is located on the shaded tennis courts at the SSSAS Lower school campus. Program activities include weekly tennis, indoor activities, prizes, competitions, games and an end of the week pizza party.  Campers will be grouped according to age or ability level.  Quick-start courts and soft balls will be used for players ages 5-12 (36” red ball, 60” orange ball, and 78” green ball).  The cost of participation is listed below and payment needs to be submitted to ASM.  To complete registration a non-refundable deposit of $50 is due at time of registration.  Non-refundable deposit is paid at registration at www.asmsport.net. Remaining balance is due June 1, 2017 payable by Check made out to ASM.
    ALL ASM Camp Program options run Weekly sessions (M-F) from June 5 – August 25, 2017 at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes Lower School located at 400 Fontaine Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22302.

    Camp Dates:

    Session 1: June 5 – June 9                                       Session 7:  July 17 – July 21                                      
    Session 2: June 12 – June 16                                   Session 8:  July 31 – August 4
    Session 3: June 19 – June 23                                   Session 9:  August 7 – August 11
    Session 4: June 26 – June 30                                   Session 10: August 14 – August 18
    *Session 5: July 3 – July 7 (no camp July 4)             Session 11: August 21 – August 25
    Session 6:  July 10 – July 14                                                                       
    Day Red, Orange, and Green Ball Camp: Red, Orange and Green Ball Camp (Beginners and Intermediates)     
    Hours: Full Day 9:00am - 3:00pm, Half Day 9:00am-12:00pm and 12:00pm-3:00pm
    Ages: 5-12
    Cost:  $325 per full week, Half Day $225 per week, or One Day $80 per day.  $50 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration to hold camper enrollment slot.  
    Camp balance due by check on June 1, 2017.
    Payment:  Checks payable to ASM.
    Day Development Camp: Intermediate players through Advanced Tournament Players using Orange, Green, and Standard Yellow Tennis Balls.
    Hours:  Full Day 8:30am - 3:00pm, Half Day 08:30am-11:30am and 12:30pm-3:00pm
    Ages: 8-14
    Cost:  $375 per full week, Half Day $250 per week, or One Day $90 per day.  $50 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration to hold camper enrollment slot.  Camp balance due by check on June 1, 2017.
    Payment:  Checks payable to ASM.
    Individual Master Classes: any level (1hr)
    Hours: Between 3:00pm-7:00pm
    Ages: any age (juniors, parents and community welcome)
    Cost:  $85 per hour.  
    Schedule Lesson:  Please e-mail programs@asmsport.net
    Payment: Due at the time of lesson (Checks payable to ASM)
    *After-Care- available from 3-6pm cost is $150 for week or $45 per day

    To register for ASM Tennis Camps in Alexandria, VA at St. Stephen’s and Agnes School please visit our website http://www.asmsport.net/shop.
    Please Contact Camp Director Chris Moulin by e-mail (programs@asmsport.net) or phone (703.505.5846) if you have any questions.  We are looking forward to working with all campers on the court in 2017.

    All registration for this auxiliary tennis camp is handled by ASM program directors.
    For more information and registration for ASM Summer Programs at SSSAS please visit us at http://www.asmsport.net/shop.
    Visit us on Facebook for previous photos of ASM Tennis Camps at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes
    School.

    General Contact Information:
    Director: Chris Moulin
    Phone: (703) 505-5846
    Check ASM Page on Facebook
  • Athletic Training Camp

    Rising Grades 6-12
    June 19 - August 18
    By Appointment Only
    Upper School Campus
    $550 for packages of ten 45-minute sessions

    Led by Saints Strength and Conditioning Coach Carl Johnson, this personalized traing program is geared toward players seeking strength, conditioning, and overall sports performance improvement.  With a demanding pace, this camp will allow althletes private training time with Coach Johnson.  The week will include personalized strength and speed assessments including customized workouts geared toward achieving one's optimal athletic performance.  Sessions are purchased in groups of ten(10) 45-minute sessions that must be scheduled by appointment only with Coach Johnson.  
    Contact Coach Johnson at cjohnson@sssas.org or by telephone at 703-212-2909 with session/appointment requests and any questions about this program.
  • Composition Skills II

    Rising Grades 9-10
    10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    June 19–July 7 (3 weeks) No Class Tuesday July 4
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $650

    This session includes enrichment or remedial work in advanced reading and writing techniques with an emphasis on writing the critical essay: devising a thesis, organizing arguments, gathering textual support, and editing. No credit.
    Contact Mr. Joe Wenger with your questions at jwenger@sssas.org.
  • Composition Skills III

    Rising Grades 11-12
    8:15-10:15 a.m.
    June 19–July 7 (3 weeks) No Class Tuesday July 4
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $650

    This session offers enrichment or remedial work in critical writing, emphasizing effective construction of the critical essay and editing a rough draft. No credit.
    Contact Mr. Joe Wenger with your questions at jwenger@sssas.org.
  • Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp

    Rising grades 4-10
    Full Day 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - July 10-14
    Session II - July 17-21
    Session III - July 24-28
    Middle School Campus
    $515 per session

    Whether you are an aspiring fashion designer or a creative camper looking for new skills, immerse yourself in the wonderful world of machine sewing with The Handwork Studio!  Designed with older campers in mind, this program is all about choice and creative expression.  Campers will be taught how to read and use a wide variety of Simplicity Creative Group patterns as well as pick projects from our favorite book “Sewing In A Straight Line” by Brett Bara.  In addition to a catalog of over 20 patterns, campers get to choose from dozens and dozens of bolts of tempting fabrics to bring individual style and flare to every creation. There are more than enough options to keep you coming back week after week. Campers will produce a Fashion Show on the last day of each session. New on-trend pattern selection added for Summer 2017.
     
    Please address any questions to the Handwork Studios at 610-660-9600 or at info@thehandworkstudio.com.
  • Fashion Design Camp

     
    Ages 12-Adult
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 19-23 - Fashion Design Portfolio 
    Session II - June 26-30 - Fashion Design & Creation Sewing & Construction
    Upper School Campus
    Session 1 - $515
    Session 2 - $515
    Both Sessions I & II = $1,000

    Unleash your passion for Fashion!  Spend a week in an authentic design studio atmosphere.  Come learn how to design great fashion!  Learn to shop for styles for you!   Learn the foundations to draw, design, and sew your ideas that are as good as those in the store!
     
    The former SSSAS French teacher and Paris trained couturière Catherine Lochtefeld Sirianni from the Chambre Syndicale de la couture parisienne (google it!!) is back with Fashion Camp I and II for anyone aged 12 to adult!
     
    Each week is independent and will focus on Design or Creation but it is best to sign up for both! The skills of Session I: Portfolio can flow right into Session II: Sewing and Constructsion to give a complete snapshot of the industry. Check it out! 
     
    The first week: Fashion Camp I: Fashion Design Portfolio
     
    This is the creative process in two dimension.   The inspirational sources include runway videos and fashion magazines translated by visual design into croquis drawing and storyboarding.  Learn or perfect perspective, shape, form, color, texture, textile design, figure drawing, live model drawing, and exploration of famous designers to create a portfolio.  The week would include morning and afternoon sessions exploring these aspects, viewing fashion show runway videos, visits to the leading area fabric store to discover and enjoy couture materials and the Museum of Women in the Arts to view fashions from other eras. The week will provide the tools and inspiration to create an impressive portfolio and skills to continue drawing and designing for life. Should a student be considering a career in the Arts or in Design, these would be a strong beginning for a Design School portfolio.
     
    The second week: Fashion Camp II: Fashion Design Sewing & Construction.
     
    This week is more technical but just as fun!  Beginners and experienced stitchers welcome!  We will view and discuss runway show videos by accomplished designers.   Then, from a wide selection of inspiring fashion magazines, available fabric and notions, design and make an outfit that fits you perfectly using traditional methods of couture including drawing, design, pattern making, transformation, and sewing.  (We begin with an easy bag project for practice!)  Work at your own pace; each part is taught and guided step by step.  All materials are included.  Join us for the basics, and take your skills to the next level!  Come sew with us! 

    Contact camp director , Catherine Lochtefeld Sirianni at crlochtefeld@hotmail.com with any questions.
  • Girls Basketball Camp

    Rising Grades 4-10
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    July 3-7 No Camp Tuesday July 4
    Upper School Campus
    $265

    Saints Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach Calvin Crenshaw returns to lead this year’s camp which features individual shooting instruction, ball-handling drills, individual and team defense, one-on-one and three-on-three play, as well as an eight-game league. There will be special emphasis placed on basketball fundamentals during drills and competitive play. Players will be organized according to age and/or experience in order to receive appropriate individual attention. Come join us for this summer hoops extravaganza!  
    Contact Coach Crenshaw at ccrenshaw@sssas.org or by telephone at 571-259-0199.
  • Girls Basketball Shooting Clinic Camp

    Rising Grades 4-10
    9:00 a.m. to noon (Half Day)
    July 31-August 4
    Middle School Campus
    $255
     
    Got a hot hand? Saints Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach Calvin Crenshaw will conduct a special half-day shooting clinic for girls who are ready to take their game to the next level. This clinic will focus on the mechanics of shooting with particular emphasis on lay-ups, free throws, jump shots, and the ever-popular three-point shot. Throughout the week, campers will participate in a variety of shooting drills and contests designed to promote fun and improve accuracy and consistency. Special prizes will be awarded each day. There will also be games of 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5.
    Contact Coach Crenshaw at ccrenshaw@sssas.org or by telephone at 571-259-0199.
  • P.E.: Care & Prevention

    Rising Grades 9-12
    9:00-11:00 a.m.
    June 19-23
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $450

    This unique one-week camp is an American Red Cross certification course. It is designed to introduce first-aid techniques in the prevention and care of athletic injuries and illnesses. Emphasis is placed upon skills necessary to manage and prevent common injuries, including acute and chronic overuse injuries. This camp will provide students with a laboratory experience in which skills relative to injury prevention are practiced. This course is great for parents, babysitters, or anyone interested in health issues and/or peace of mind. One semester of P.E. credit. This course fulfills one of the nine SSSAS P.E. credits required for graduation.
    Contact Mr. Joe Wenger with your questions at jwenger@sssas.org or by telephone at 703-212-2932.
  • P.E.: Structural Kinesiology

    Rising Grades 10-12
    11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    June 19-23
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $450

    This one-week introductory summer course is for students interested in sports medicine and any other health-related field or concentration. The course provides instruction on muscles, the actions of those muscles, movements of muscles with different sports activities, and the human skeletal system. One semester of P.E. credit. This course fulfills one of the nine SSSAS P.E. credits required for graduation.
    Contact Mr. Joe Wenger with your questions at jwenger@sssas.org or by telephone at 703-212-2932.
  • Religion: Christian Themes in Films

    New Testament 8 Course #548
    Rising Grades 10-12
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 19-23
    Session II - August 14-18
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $425 per session

    This one-week course focuses on recognizing Christian themes that appear in films, such as sin, redemption, repentance, love, and faith. Films range from “Cry, the Beloved Country,” to “The Terminator.” One quarter credit. Each individual session fulfills part of the SSSAS graduation requirement in religion. Students may NOT take both sessions for multiple religion credits.
    Contact Chaplain Father Sean Cavanaugh with your questions at scavanaugh@sssas.org or by telephone at 703-212-2770.

  • Religion: New Testament Survey

    New Testament Survey Religion Course #562
    Rising Grades 10-12
    8:30 a.m. to 12noon
    June 19-July 7 (No class Tuesday, July 4)
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $675

    This course leads students through a survey of the writings and themes of the New Testament, including a consideration of how these themes are portrayed in music and art. This summer course fulfills the semester requirement that all freshmen and sophomores must complete for SSSAS graduation. It is an intensive course that will meet from 8:30 a.m. until noon, with a mid-morning break. Students and families should be mindful of the intensity of the class hours required. Please note that students must attend all three weeks of this course to obtain academic credit. One semester credit. This course fulfills part of the SSSAS graduation requirement in religion.
    Contact summer studies director Mr. Joe Wenger at jwenger@sssas.org with any questions.


  • Study Skills II

    Rising Grades 9-12
    9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m
    August 14-18
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $325

    This one-week course geared toward upper school students may be the perfect solution for refreshing these skills and helping students to gain confidence and enthusiasm for the upcoming school year. This course will cover many of the critical skills necessary for academic achievement: organization, time management, previewing and annotating texts, summarizing and producing different types of reading notes, techniques for taking notes on lectures and class discussions, and studying for and dealing with a variety of test formats. Come join us and get a jump on the new school year!  
    Contact Mr. Joe Wenger with your questions at jwenger@sssas.org
  • Summer Creative Clay Arts Class

    Rising Grades 9-12
    9:00 a.m. to Noon (Half-Day)
    July 10-24 (2-weeks)
    Upper School Campus
    $400

    Please note: This course fulfills 1/2 arts credit.
     
    Students will learn the art and science of ceramics in this course. They will explore clay sources and the accessibility of clay as a resource both locally, on our campus, and globally. Students will be introduced to basic construction processes of working with clay through hand building, slab construction and ceramic glazing techniques. Projects will expose students to a range of creative and fine craftsmanship skills. Led by Mr. Joey Wade, an award-winning artist who has over 15 years of art-education experience. Previously, Mr. wade has taught design at the University of Illinois in Chicago and presently teaches at our Upper School.
     
    Contact Mr. Wade with any questions you may have about this course for credit at jwade@sssas.org
  • Summer Spanish Refresher

    Rising Grades 9-12
    Session I(A) 8:15–10:15 a.m. (Mon-Fri)
    Session I(B) 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Mon-Fri)
    June 19-July 7 (3 weeks) No Class Tuesday July 4
    Upper School Campus
    $650 per session

    Summertime Spanish will help you review and master the material and topics to help you be successful in Upper Spanish levels 1, 2 and 3. Emphasis will be on individual attention, speaking, listening and reviewing basic structures. We will also explore the cultural richness of Latin America and Spain!

    Please note: There is no academic credit for this course
    .

    Contact Mr. Joe Wenger at jwenger@sssas.org with any questions you amy have about this course.
  • USA Chess

    Rising Grades K-11
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    AM, PM, or Full-Day
    June 26-30
    Upper School Campus
    See Pricing Below

    All registrations occur with USA Chess at www.chesscamp.com.  Questions should be directed to Lesley Jordan at ljordan@usachess.com.

    Chess Camp Ages 5 – 16, Introductory to Advanced This summer USA Chess is offering our exciting and entertaining chess camp at more than 100 locations nationwide. USA Chess is the largest and premier chess camp organizer for children in the United States. The staff is comprised of the finest children’s chess instructors in North America. Registration options include mornings, afternoon and all­day sessions. Campers experience chess instruction and play in a fun filled environment designed to improve their skills whether they are interested in casual or competitive chess. Tuition includes trophy, chess set and much more. Please visit: www.chesscamp.com for program details. Video Game Creation Camp Descriptions: Updated for 2017! Modding, Networking and Hosting with Minecraft Ages 8 – 16 Minecraft is hugely popular because it’s collaborative, open­ended and moddable. Our program preserves those qualities and adds a large dose of fun! The week begins with learning the game, controls, recipes and a bit about hosting & networking. Next campers are connecting to different worlds hosted on our secure server and experimenting with character skins, mods and custom maps. By day three the kids are building in the Active Learning World that grows over time. Whether adding a room, building a moat or even creating a chessboard the possibilities are nearly limitless. This is a half­day program. Students can add an additional program to make it a full day camp.

    Video Game Creation – Platform Style – Like Sonic & Mario Ages 8 ­ 16, Introductory to Intermediate In this camp children build a game described as a "platform" game like Sonic or Mario. Children have a blast as their characters do the impossible, overcome obstacles and opponents and then conquer the Big Boss. The character progresses on a long path (like a journey) with the background scrolling behind it and adversaries, prizes, obstacles, are encountered as it goes. Lessons on the basics will be similar to the Arcade course in the very beginning, but the class diverges and different programming techniques are taught in order to build this Platform game. This is a half­day program. Students can add an additional program to make it a full day camp.

    Kodu Video Game Creation – Adventure Ages 7 ­ 16, Introductory to Intermediate Children will have the option of learning how to program using a Microsoft Xbox controller! Students will create their own cool custom world and navigate through it. Within this world they will create tasks that need to be completed in order to progress to the next level. Some of those tasks include escaping a sewer maze, survival mode, outwitting rivals, creating decoys and collecting bonus items all while having fun! This is a half­day camp. Xbox controller is optional and supplied by the student. Students can add an additional program to make it a full day camp.

    Pricing Information:
    Chess Morning (9am­-12noon) $300.00
    Chess Afternoon (1-4pm ) $300.00
    Chess All­Day (9am­-4pm ) $470.00
    Video Game Creation Morning (9am­-12noon) $340.00
    Video Game Creation Afternoon (1-­4pm ) $340.00
    Chess/Video Game Creation All­Day (9am-­4pm) $510.00
    Video Game Creation All­Day (9am-­4pm ) $535.00
  • Women in Leadership Development Camp (W.I.L.D.)

    Grades by session...see below
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 19-23 (Rising grades 6-8)
    Session II - June 26-30 (Rising grades 9-12) 
    Upper School Campus
    $375 per session
     
    Camp W.I.L.D. (Women in Leadership Development)
     
    Who runs the world? GIRLS! This camp is a crash course in female empowerment for motivated young women who have aspirations for leadership. It is designed to inspire young women to explore attainable goals throughout middle and high school while making plans for college, value their achievements by looking at inspirational models in history and their communities, and instill confidence and courage to persevere in our society. 
     
    They will apply their personal passions to examples from pop culture, literature, Internet expression, and cinema to better discover their unique voices. Guest speakers and field trips will expand this experience beyond the classroom and prepare the girls to take on the world. Please contact Carrie Meyers at cmeyers@sssas.org with any questions.
St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School is an independent, college-preparatory, coed, day, Episcopal Church School that educates students in junior kindergarten through grade 12. The school consists of three, age-appropriate campuses (Lower, Middle, and Upper School) in Alexandria, Virginia. SSSAS welcomes families of all faiths.
LOWER SCHOOL
Grades JK-5
400 Fontaine Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades 6-8
4401 West Braddock Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
UPPER SCHOOL
Grades 9-12
1000 St. Stephen's Road
Alexandria, VA 22304