August 13-17

List of 18 items.

  • 2-Dimensional Studio Art

    Rising Grade 9-12
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    August 13-17
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $405


    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.
  • Alexandria Tennis Academy/SSSAS Tennis Camp

    Ages 5-15
    AM Session 9:00a.m. to 12 Noon
    Full-Day Session 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 11-15
    Session II - June 18-22
    Session III - June 25-29 
    Session IV - July 2-6 (No Camp Wed July 4)
    Session V - July 9-13
    Session VI - July 16-20
    Session VII - July 23-27
    Session VIII - July 30-August 3
    Session IX - August 6-10
    Session X - August 13-17
    Upper School Campus
    $255 per AM session
    $325 Holiday Week July 2-6
    $400 per Full-Day session

    We are pleased to announce the return of our Alexandria Tennis Academy- SSSAS Tennis Camp for Boys and Girls.  Sessions begin as early as June 11 and continue through August 17, 2018 and you can sign up for an AM or a Full-Day session.
    This camp is directed by our Boys Varsity Tennis Coach Mr. Kinde Taye. Players at all levels of experience are welcome as Coach Taye will personalize your tennis training experience while focusing on improving your fundamental knowledge and skill set of the game.  Coach Taye is the 2016 Washington Post All-Metropolitian Region Coach of the Year and he is a USPTA certified tennis professional with over 25 years experience coaching regionally and nationally ranked players from around the country.  Coach Taye is also the owner and director of the Alexandria Tennis Academy. Questions can be directed to Coach Taye at kindetaye@yahoo.com.
  • Artistry of Books

    Rising Grades 5-12
    9:00am-12noon AM Only OR
    9:00-3:00pm Full-Day
    Session I - June 18-22
    Session II - August 13-17
    Upper School Campus
    $225 Half-Day AM
    $440 Full-Day
     
    Explore the artistry of books!  SSSAS Upper School Librarian and School Archivist, Rachel Payne, offers students the opportunity to develop skills in the book arts. From bookbinding and storytelling to decorative covers, printing and recycled books, our goal is to bring out our creative selves as we create books and tell stories through small and large-scale projects throughout the week. We will also have a field trip into DC to see beautiful and creative books on display. 
    Contact camp director, Ms. Rachel Payne with any questions at rpayne@sssas.org
  • ASM Summer Tennis Camp

    ASM Summer Tennis Camp REGISTER NOW
     
    SSSAS Alumni Chris Moulin brings ASM Tennis Academy in (USA, France, Switzerland, Russia) for 8th year to St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School for Summer 2018: For Ages 5-15
    *All payment and registration for this auxiliary tennis camp are handled through ASM Tennis Academy.  If you have any questions please contact Chris Moulin at 703-505-5846 or e-mail programs@asmsport.net or website www.asmtennisacadmeny.com.  
     
    ASM Tennis Camp Sessions offering weekly full day and half day tennis camps. (Limited to 30 junior players per week) register fast limited availability.
    ASM’s Tennis Specialized camp programs for Children ages 5-15 enables players to learn and be grouped according to level and ability.  ASM Tennis Academy specialized programs are offered in USA, France, Switzerland, Russia .  We customize campers into fallowing training groups so players learn and develop together in a fun environment.  Campers will be grouped by age and skill level in Red Ball(5-8 years of age), Orange Ball(8-10 years of age), Green Ball  (10-12 years of age) or Development (ages 8-15). Development 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 4 and runs weekly through August 24 and is located on the shaded updated 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 5-10 (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 through our website www.asmtennisacademy.com.
    ALL ASM Camp Program options run Weekly sessions (M-F) from June 4 – August 24, 2018 at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes Lower School located at 400 Fontaine Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22302.

    Camp Dates:

    Session 1: June 4 – June 8           Session 2: June 11 – June 15
    Session 3: June 18 – June 22       Session 4: June 25 – June 29 
    Session 5: July 9- July 13              Session 6: July 16 – July 20 
    Session 7:  July 23 – July 27         Session 8:  July 30 – August 3
    Session 9:  August 6 - August 10  Session 10: August 13 – August 17
    Session 11: August 20 – August 24
                                                                           
    ASM Tennis Camp: 
    Hours: Full Day 9:00am - 3:00pm, Half Day 9:00am-12:00pm and 12:00pm-3:00pm
    Ages: 5-15 for boys and girls
    Cost:  Early Bird Price is $375 per full week, Half Day $240 per week, or One Day $90 per day. After May 16, 2018 price $399 per full week, Half Day $250 per week.   $50 non-refundable deposit due per session at time of registration to hold camper enrollment slot or full payment.  
    Camp balance due by May 16, 2018.
    Payment:  www.asmtennisacademy.com
     
    Individual (1hr) 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 pay online at www.asmtennisacademy.com

    *After-Care- available from 3-6pm cost is $150 for week or $45 per day

    Visit us on Facebook for previous photos of ASM Tennis Camps at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes
    School at www.asmtennisacademy.com and scroll down to the the Facebook icon.
     
    General Contact Information:
    Director: Chris Moulin
  • August Adventures Day Camp

    Rising Grades K-6
    8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - July 30-August 3
    Session II - August 6-10
    Session III - August 13-17 
    Lower School Campus
    $395 per session

    Like our traditional SummerTimes Day Camp program, these three, one-week sessions engage youngsters in a wide variety of exciting and enriching activities, including arts and crafts, sports, science exploration, puzzles, games, music, creative dance, and computer classes. Children are grouped by age, and the emphasis is on fun, exploration, and play in a safe and relaxed environment. We will go swimming most days in Alexandria, very close to our Lower School campus. As an added twist, each week's activities are built around a specific theme, with time devoted to an extended field trip on SSSAS school buses to destinations near the campus.
     
    Come join us for an exciting and fun-packed week (or two or three) of late-summer excitement! ENROLL EARLY! Day Camp spots fill-up quickly as the summer nears its end.
    Contact Camp Director, Ms. Libby Weith, with any questions you have eweith@sssas.org or by telephone at 703-212-2939.
  • Automotive Basics and Repair Camp

    Grades 9 - 12
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    August 13-17
    Upper School Campus
    $400

    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, rev up your engines and let’s learn about cars! This one-week camp aims to teach its participants automotive basics such as checking a vehicle’s fluids, changing tires, registering a vehicle in the DMV, negotiating with car salespeople, and other practical knowledge that anyone who drives a vehicle would need to have. Through hands-on activities and visits to a local garage, the participants in this camp will be able to put their learning into practice right away! For more information about Automotive Basics, contact Upper School Faculty Member, Jayson Gilbert at jgilbert@sssas.org. We hope to see you in August!
     
     
  • Boys Basketball Camp

    Rising Grades 3-8
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 25-29
    Session II - July 16-20
    Session III - August 13-17
    Session I Middle School Campus
    Sessions II & III Upper School Campus
    $315

    On behalf of St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School we would like to welcome all young
    men to the Saint’s Boys Basketball Camp. SSSAS basketball day camp is
    specifically intended to prepare you for basketball and beyond. You’ll develop a
    foundation for playing strong, smart basketball through specially designed
    activities, competitions, and games that will help build habits that will lead you to
    successful play. You’ll learn new ways to improve your ball handling, control your
    body and beat your defender off the dribble to make the correct play.

    The goal of SSSAS Basketball Camp is to ensure, through detailed and efficient
    training, that each player learn the game of basketball and become a smart effective
    player. SSSAS Basketball Camp will focus on improving weakness, honing strengths,
    and giving athletes the tools to help them perform well in every aspect of their
    game.

    Head Coach Mike Jones played professionally for 11 years in France, Turkey,
    Poland and Iran, as well as in the CBA. Coach Jones also spent two years working on
    the Brooklyn Nets coaching staff. Contact Mike Jones with questions at

    A Few Of The Specific Things You’ll Learn On The Court:
    - How to show you’re coachable through eye contact and posture
    - How to celebrate the success of your teammates
    - Responding to mistakes with composure
    - Speaking to your team or class with confidence and poise
    - Being tough with the ball and owning your space
    - Learning how to be a play-maker without the ball
    - Passing out of pressure and traps
    - Beating full-court pressure and double teams
    - Minimizing unnecessary turnovers
    - Slowing down to be a good offensive player
    - Understanding timing and spacing on the court
    - Finishing strong at the rim
    - Using fakes to create advantage
    - Developing better body control, footwork, and balance
    - Developing hand-eye coordination and quickness
    - How to maximize your basketball training
    - And much more
  • Boys of Summer Baseball Camp

    Rising Grades 2-8
    9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    August 13-17
    Upper School Campus
    $335
     
    For many kids, summertime can only mean one thing – time to break out your bat and gloves, and let’s play ball! Saints Varsity Baseball Head Coach Jim Supple, a former four-year starter and team captain at Georgetown University, will host baseball players of all ages and skill levels in this week-long camp. Players will get a chance to work on all aspects of their game, including fielding, throwing, hitting, pitching and base running as they challenge themselves in games and competitions throughout the week. Led by current and former Saints players, campers will be grouped by age to ensure proper skill level and instruction. The week will include a trip to Nationals Park for a behind-the-scenes look at the team’s clubhouse, batting cages and bullpen – a true Major League experience. So lace up your cleats, put on your helmet, and let’s hit the field!

    Contact Coach Jim Supple with any questions at jsupple@sssas.org.
  • Club SciKidz NOVA



    Rising Grades K-2 & 3-5
    9:00am-3:00pm
    Session I - July 23-27 

    Grades K-2 - Jurassic Park
    Grades 3-5 - Special Effects
    Session II - July 30-August 3 
    Grades K-2 - Little Engineers
    Grades 3-5 - Adventures in Minecraft
    Session III - August 6-10 
    Grades K-2 - Grossology Camp
    Grades 3-5 - Emergency Medicine 
    Session IV - August 13-17
    Grades K-2 Junior Chemist
    Grades 3-5 CSI Camp
    Middle School Campus
    $400 per session

    SSSAS is excited about our new partnership with Club SciKidz NOVA. Please see below for a list of our new offerings this year.  Please contact ryan@krksouthriding.com for questions regarding camp and its curriculum.

    Session I July 23-27 Grades K-2 - Jurassic Park

    Museum Dinosaurs may be extinct, but they are very much alive in Camp Jurassic. Campers learn about a variety of dinosaurs and their habitats. Rocks, minerals, and fossils are studied along with a variety of related projects. Sample Projects: Dinosaur Model, Panning for Gems and Minerals, Building a Volcano, Casting a Sea Shell Fossil, and Dinosaur Dig. 

    Session I July 23-27 Grades 3-5 - Special Effects

    Special Effects This is the first camp ever offered by Club SciKidz! Newly revised and more exciting than ever, campers learn the science behind Hollywood’s special effects. Activities will demonstrate concepts related to light, sound, perception, illusion, and model building. One of the great features of this camp is that all campers will create (and take home!) a movie using techniques in Claymation and Stop-Motion Animation. Lessons include plot development, storyboarding, set building, filming, and sound effects. Campers will also learn various special effects makeup techniques working with the same materials used by professional makeup artists. They will simulate cuts, bruises, artificial blood, and old age. Is there a future movie director living in your house? This is a camp your child won’t want to miss! Please have your moviemaker bring a 4G Flash Drive to camp to save their movie.

    Session II July 30-August 3 Grades K-2 - Little Engineers
    Sir Isaac Newton never had this much fun! Campers will be immersed into our toymaker's workshop as they construct and take home several different toy projects during the week. Each project will teach an important physical property. Sample Projects: Pocket Rocket, Sponge Ball Slingshot, Marshmallow Shooter, Snap Circuit Board. 

    Session II July 30-August 3 Grades 3-5 - Adventures in Minecraft
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    Minecraft is a block-building sandbox game with no set rules, where you can build anything you can possibly imagine. Allowing players to build, explore, create, collaborate, and even survive, Minecraft has created a new type of gaming environment. For veteran gamers, this camp will assist your survival and creativity as you learn new strategies from the creators themselves.This camp is for those campers that have already been playing Minecraft. Campers learn how to make modifications and use Redstone to expand their creative abilities. All campers are required to have a Minecraft™ account for this class. Purchase a standard account and desktop version of Minecraft™ ($26.95)

    Session III August 6-10 Grades K-2 - Grossology Camp
    Grossology Campers will discover loads of horribly fantastic experiments! Projects focus on blood, bones, and body bits! This is science with the squishy bits left in it! Tons of chemistry and biology for the aspiring doctor or scientist! Sample Projects: Bulging Bag of Brains, Simulated Snot, Baby Diaper Dissection, Eyeball Acrobatics, Bird Barf, and we are only getting started! 

    Session III August 6-10 Grades 3-5 - Emergency Medicine

    Hospital Campers learn about the life of an Emergency Medical Technician and are exposed to the important life saving techniques of first aid and CPR. Numerous hands-on projects include using medical instruments, triage and diagnosis, and how to give a shot. We also explore the structures and physiology of the amazing human body.Sample Projects: Making herbal medicines, learning to stitch a wound, build a lung model, first aid techniques and splinting.

    Session IV August 13-17 Grades K-2 - Junior Chemist
    It is time for Glues, Brews and Goos! From our stockpile of hundreds of recipes and formulas, we have chosen our top favorite chemistry activities. Campers will love digging into and examining the results of these crazy chemical concoctions! Campers will create several other wacky, wild and crazy concoctions! Our Jr. Chemists will realize the importance of measurement and sequencing as they use a taco sauce creation to clean pennies and investigate candy chromatography. Sample Projects: Blob Explosions, Funny Putty, Magic Bubble Paint, Make Your Own Chewing Gum. 

    Session IV August 13-17 Grades 3-5 - CSI Camp

    CSI Campers will learn to become Crime Scene Investigators during actual crime scene setups! Campers will learn how law enforcement professionals solve crimes and meet real professional Crime Scene Investigators and K-9 Handlers. You’ll use the tools used in the field to collect evidence. Campers will learn how a crime is actually solved and learn how Biology, Chemistry, and Physics play a major role in the investigation!
  • Contemporary Issues in Health and Sexuality

    Rising Grades 12
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 18-22
    Session II - August 13-17
    Upper School Campus
    $435 per session

    This one week summer class satisfies the Health & Sexuality Education requirement for rising 12th graders. Contemporary Issues in Health and Sexuality covers topics ranging from global health to parenting skills. Yoga, meditation, and mindfulness will be practiced daily. We will take two field trips, to Whole Foods for our nutrition lesson and to the Museum of Health and Medicine. Expect a healthy end to summer vacation and transition back into Senior year!
    Contact SSSAS Health Educator Mrs. Laura Bays with questions at lbays@sssas.org.
  • Girls Basketball Shooting Clinic Camp

    Rising Grades 4-10
    9:00 a.m. to 12:00noon (Half Day)
    August 13-17
    Middle School Campus
    $260
     
    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.
  • Public Radio/Broadcast Journalism Camp

    Rising Grades 6-9
    9:00am-3:00pm
    Session I - July 30-August 3
    Session II - August 13-17
    Middle School Campus
    $450
     
    Your camper will spend the week learning about audio recording and production along with concepts and principles based on broadcast journalism as practiced by NPR. Your young reporters will pitch and develop an idea, write a script, conduct their own interviews, record themselves and produce audio pieces for their very own podcast. At the end of the week, each camper will receive a CD with his or her audio productions - along with an online link to share with friends and family. The week will also include visits from active public radio producers, reporters, engineers or newscasters - as well as a tour of NPR headquarters in Washington DC (parents are welcome to meet us for the tour and lunch). Camp director Chad Campbell has worked for two decades in radio, mostly at NPR and Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Feel free to contact Mr. Campbell at ccampbell@sssas.org with any questions you may have about the camp.
  • 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 18-22
    Session II - August 13-17
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $435 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.
  • Rocket & Space Science Camp

    Rising Grades 6-9
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    August 13-17
    Middle School Campus
    $485

    Three…two…one...blast off! This exciting camp offers students an opportunity to explore model rocketry and learn about past and present achievements in the field of space science. Led by Saints Middle School Science Teacher Robert Davis, this “make and take” camp promotes learning through hands-on experimentation as campers build and then launch their own model rockets. Special topics include the history of rockets, engineering problems, and the physics of flight. Highlights include a field trip to either Goddard Space Flight Center or the Air and Space Museum to learn more about large rockets and aeronautics. Space truly is the final frontier.

    Help your child reach for the stars by enrolling them in this enriching, action-oriented summer program. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out why this camp is so popular… Don’t miss your launch date! Note: All rockets, engines, and supplies are included in the price, but due to ordering of supplies, registration must be received at least two weeks in advance of camp. Limit is 12 students, so enroll now!  Contact SSSAS Middle School Science Teacher, Mr. Robert Davis with your questions at rdavis@sssas.org.
  • Self-Defense Camp AM

    Rising Grades 10-12
    9:00am-12noon
    Session I - July 16-20
    Session II - July 30-August 3
    Session III - August 6-10
    Session IV - August 13-17
    Upper School Campus
    $215 per session 

    99% of self-defense is being smart and staying safe, but unfortunately we cannot have safe surroundings all the time. The good news, however, is that knowing a few simple defensive techniques can make the difference between becoming a victim and turning back an aggressor. By using games, pair, and group activities, this camp will make learning defense moves fun, while also increasing your confidence to handle a variety of self-defense scenarios!  No prior martial arts or self-defense experience expected. High degree of maturity required. Contact Upper School faculty member Mr. Daniel Lowinger at dlowinger@sssas.org with your questions about this camp experience.
  • Study Skills I

    Rising Grades 6-8
    9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
    August 13-17
    Mon-Fri
    Middle School Campus
    $335

    After a long summer, students’ study habits and skills are often rusty and in need of repair. This one-week course geared toward middle 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.
  • Study Skills II

    Rising Grades 9-12
    9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m
    August 13-17
    Mon-Fri
    Upper School Campus
    $335

    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
  • Textile Design Camp AM

    Ages 12-Adult
    9:00am-12:00noon
    August 13-17
    Middle School Campus
    $325
     
    Explore and amuse yourself with textile design!  Spend a week producing a variety of patterns on paper and fabrics using paint, dyes, embellishment, felting, fleece, tracing, stamps, stitching and repeated motifs!  Delve into color and texture! Discover your own way to combine these methods and materials to create surprising and beautiful objects to keep or give as gifts.  Each day will focus on a different medium, but with your choice of how you wish to use it.
     
    Former SSSAS French teacher, Paris-trained textile designer and experienced teacher Catherine Lochtefeld Sirianni is offering this new hands on creative camp for anyone aged 12 to adult!  Come join the fun!  Attention all art students!  This is also an excellent base course for a college art or design portfolio
     
    Contact camp director , Catherine Lochtefeld Sirianni at crlochtefeld@hotmail.com with any questions.
St. Stephen's and 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