July 17-21

List of 17 items.

  • 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 12-18
    Session II - June 19-23
    Session III - June 26-30 
    Session IV - July 3-7 (No Camp Tues 7/4)
    Session V - July 10-14
    Session VI - July 17-21
    Session VII - July 24-28
    Session VIII - July 31-August 4
    Session IX - August 7-11
    Session X - August 14-18
    Upper School Campus
    $250 per AM session
    $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 12 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.
  • All-Sports Camp

    Ages 7-13
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Session I July 17-21
    Session II July 24-28
    Middle School Campus
    $305 per session

    All-Sports Camp is always a summer favorite! Under the direction of Coach Michael Carter, the Saints All-Sports Camp staff members return in late July with a full day of activities for young sports enthusiasts. Soccer, basketball, wiffleball, dodge ball, kickball, ultimate frisbee, and capture the flag are just a few of the traditional activities planned for this fun-filled summer sports explosion. This coed camp is organized into older and younger groups. All campers who attend will receive a t-shirt. 
    Contact Dr. Michael Carter at mcarter@sssas.org with any questions you may have about this popular camp.
  • 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.
  • Crafting & Coasters Camp

    Rising Grades 3-7
    Session I - July 10-14
    AM 9:00AM-12Noon OR
    PM 12:15-3:00PM
    Session II - July 17-21
    PM Only 12:15-3:00PM
    Lower School Campus
    $275 per session

    Does your child have a desire to always create something with their hands? Are they always making you something in their spare time? For children like this, the ideal summer is best spent creating, growing and discovering themselves. This non-tech art group will experience their inner artist with crafting materials to create sharable art.  Each participant will leave the program with several completed coaster sets. We will experiment with drawings, alcohol ink, crafting papers and photo collages.  The participants will work in a very relaxed environment where we will collaborate, share ideas, offer feedback to one another, and laugh together.  Students will work with crafting materials to create gift coaster sets.
    Contact Camp Director Janelle Spalding with any questions you may have at jsoul99@hotmail.com.
  • Drobots Drone Camp

    Rising Grades 4-9
    9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
    Session I - July 10-14
    Session II - July 17-21
    Session III - July 24-28
    Middle School Campus
    $450 per session

    Drobots Company was originally founded by a small group of parents, educators, visionaries and do-it-yourself engineers. The mission was and still is to inspire students to reduce time in front of a computer screen and instead utilize drone technology in a setting that promotes collaborative project-based learning in a positive educational environment. Hence, the company trademark slogan, Where Technology Meets Fresh Air™.
     
    The primary goal of any Drobots Company program is to mentor participants on how to become lifelong learners and instill a strong sense of curiosity, confidence and teamwork. Due to the exponential growth of the drone industry, kids and teens may now explore, learn and evolve along with the applications of today and the discoveries of tomorrow. Drobots fosters this new technological landscape with a unique curriculum and well-trained positively motivated instructors
     
    At Drobots we create flexible experiences that shift students between the excitement and hands-on activities of our indoor activities and the freedom and exploration of the outdoors. Participants utilize imagination, hand-eye coordination and STEM applications to conquer challenges and missions - all in a team-oriented environment. Under the umbrella of a friendly competitive and gamified teaching and learning methodology, participants collaborate in a team setting to deconstruct challenges and then solve them.
     
    The core foundation of our company and the programming we work diligently to develop is built upon creativity, exploration, technology and fun. Our commitment and passion is derived from the unlimited positive applications of innovative technology.  Throughout all of our kids camps and teen programs students thrive under the supervision of an adult-led staff committed to the development of the individual and team.
     
    Safety is our #1 priority and our rigorous hiring standards attract the best instructors in the country. At Drobots Company we understand that instructors with years of experience working with kids and teens is the key difference between a good experience and a GREAT experience. Our family of instructors embodies the passion and creativity that we strive to inspire in every participant.  Contact one of the directors with any questions you may have at fly@drobotscompany.com or by telephone at 240-440-0448.

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  • 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.
  • Football Camp

    Rising Grades 3-8
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday
    July 17-21
    Upper School Campus
    $305

    Returning for his fifth year, Saints Faculty Member and Varsity Football Head Coach Bernard Joseph will direct this non-contact skills football camp with past and present football players from SSSAS. The camp is designed to teach the art of football to all skill levels, emphasizing safe play and skill development. Coach Joseph is an alumnus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he played alongside 2009 NFL Hall of Fame Inductee Bruce Smith. Mr. Joseph began his coaching career at Virginia Tech under the direction of Coach Bill Dooley and staff. He oversaw the special teams and assisted with coaching the defensive line unit. Mr. Joseph coached at Catholic University and later served as the Head Coach for Bishop McNamara High School in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Coach Joseph is known for his ability to teach and coach the game of football effectively and safely to players of all skill levels. Early registration is recommended for this camp due to its growing popularity.
    Contact Coach Joseph for further details at bjoseph@sssas.org. Down, set, hike!
  • Handwork Day Camp

    Rising grades K-6
    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
    $465 per session

    Imagine your child spending her day in the care of warm and loving counselors making the most adorable creations! 
    Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors exploring the world of needle-arts. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects. Our goal is to teach useful skills such as, hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting and much more! Campers are always free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether refining skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight. Join the fun with Summer 2017’s fresh new curriculum with different projects every week! No previous experience necessary.
     
    Please direct any questions to the Handwork Studio at 610-660-9600 or at info@thehandworkstudio.com.
  • Junior Musical Theater Camp

    Rising Grades 2-6
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - July 10-14
    Session II - July 17-21
    Session III - July 24-28
    Upper School Campus
    $395 per session

    Do you want to be a star? Is Broadway calling your name? If so, this camp might be just the place to get your start! Directed by Saints alumna Stephanie Case, campers will prepare and rehearse a full-stage musical production that they will perform for family and friends on the last day of camp. Everyone receives a part, and campers will spend their time acting, singing, and creating their own costumes, designing sets, and shooting rehearsal video.

    Campers will be encouraged to find their talents, interact with all members of the cast, and conquer their stage fright while participating in fun acting games, vocal technique exercises, and stage choreography. The most wonderful part of this camp is the growth campers will see in themselves, in just five days. Whether you were born for the stage or you just want to try something fun and creative, this camp offers you the opportunity to learn more about theater and all that goes into creating a show. Campers are welcome to sign up for multiple sessions. Register early; these spots fill up fast!  
    If you have questions about this camp please contact camp Director Ms. Stephanie Case at stephaniecase8@yahoo.com.
  • Rocket & Space Science Camp

    Rising Grades 6-9
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    July 17-21
    Middle School Campus
    $475

    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.
  • Soccer Camp for Boys & Girls with The Soccer Pros

    Ages 4-13 (AM, PM, or Full-Day sessions available)
    AM 9:00-11:45 a.m.
    PM 12:15-3:00 p.m.
    OR
    FULL DAY 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 26-30
    Session II - July 3-7 (No Camp Tuesday July 4)
    Session III - July 10-14
    Session IV - July 17-21
    Upper School Campus 

    All registrations this year will be handled by the Soccer Pros. Go to thesoccerpros.com for more information.  
    Please contact The Soccer Pros at info@thesoccerpros.com
    Please remember to bring SOCCER CLEATS, WATER BOTTLE, SNEAKERS AND SHINGUARDS!
     
    The Soccer Pros is a physical development program for boys and girls specializing in soccer instruction and games. Younger campers learn fundamental skills through dribbling, shooting, and passing games, all in a warm and friendly environment. The older age groups focus on developing skills and techniques through soccer games, challenges, and team-building competitions. The Soccer Pros will have special appearances from current and former professional soccer players to sign autographs and answer questions about becoming a real Soccer Pro!

    Mini Pros: Ages 4-6 
    This program is specialized for our youngest age groups and uses a variety of fun games to delight and engage kids in physical education. This camp is professionally designed to develop motor skills, promote physical fitness, and create self-confidence in kids. We stress a non-competitive environment and promote fun above all else. AM, PM, or Full-Day sessions available.
     
    Junior Pros: Ages 7-10
    In this program campers will be taught how to optimize tactics such as ball control, dribbling, shooting, and passing. The Soccer Pros puts emphasis on proper technique on the field. The Soccer Pros instructors will provide your child with fun and creative ways to play both individually and within a team environment. The Soccer Pros staff will conduct small-sided games, tournaments and other fun-related activities. AM, PM, or Full-Day sessions available.
     
    Soccer Pros Elites: Ages 11-13
    This program is designed to create a fun, yet challenging experience through individual and group instruction. Players learn to develop the skills necessary to play soccer correctly and at a fun and desired level. The Soccer Pros staff will conduct small-sided games, tournaments and other fun-related activities. AM, PM, or Full-Day sessions available.
     
    All registrations this year will be handled by the Soccer Pros. Go to thesoccerpros.com for more information.  
    Please contact The Soccer Pros at info@thesoccerpros.com
    Please remember to bring SOCCER CLEATS, WATER BOTTLE, SNEAKERS AND SHINGUARDS!
  • SSSAS Spirit Camp

    Rising Grades 3-6
    12:15 to 3:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 19-23
    Session III - June 26-30
    Session III - July 10-14
    Session IV - July 17-21
    Middle School Campus
    $265 per Session

    All SESSIONS have been CANCELED

    Exhibit your enthusiasm and CHEER learning the fundamentals of cheerleading and dance! Participants do not need to have any prior cheerleading experience and it is open to campers from all schools. At this camp, your child can expect to be taught motions, cheers, chants, dances & jumps in a low-pressure, safe, and fun environment. Parents are welcome to watch the performances on the last day of camp. Each week, camp will be completely different, and there will be different themes for each day.  Contact Lower School Fifth Grade teacher, Chanel Malik, with questions you may have at cmalik@sssas.org.
  • SummerTimes Day Camp

    Rising Grades K-6
    AM, PM & Full-Day Sessions available for Day Camp
    AM - 8:30 a.m. to noon
    PM - 12:30-3:00 p.m.
    Full Day - 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Note: Each session is one week

    Session I - June 19-23
    Session II - June 26-30
    Session III - July 3-7 (No Camp Tuesday, July 4)
    Session IV - July 10-14
    Session V - July 17-21
    Session VI - July 24-28

    Lower School Campus
    $225 per AM Half-Session
    $200 per PM Half-Session
    $180 for AM Half-Session for Session III (holiday week)
    $160 for PM Half-Session for Session III (holiday week)
    $375 per Full-Day Session
    $300 for Full-Day Session III (holiday week)

    Typical Daily Schedule
    8:30 a.m. Drop-off at “home base”
    8:45 a.m. Morning classes
    10:00 a.m. Swimming
    12:00 p.m. Lunch
    12:30 p.m. Afternoon classes
    2:45–2:55 p.m. Ice cream snack
    3:00 p.m. Dismissal

    At SummerTimes Day Camp we understand the importance of play. We are dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing environment where the campers can explore new opportunities, make new friends, and create memories to last a lifetime. The Lower School’s 16 acre campus provides plenty of indoor and outdoor space for wonderful summer experiences. For rising kindergarteners through rising sixth graders, Day Camp offers a wide range of enriching activities each day, including arts and crafts, music and drama, science and technology, sports, and daily swimming. Campers are grouped by age into “home bases” according to grade level and assigned to a caring counselor who rotates with the group through the daily activities. The counselors will not only supervise activities, but act as role models as the campers are encouraged to act in a kind and responsible manner.  We believe that each camper is important and unique, and we strive to encourage these individual strengths each day.

    • Campers must bring their lunch every day.
    • Each camper is provided a fabulous Day Camp T-shirt.
    • Campers utilize the Lower School’s excellent facilities including music rooms, art studios, computer and science labs, and the tinkering space.
    • Each week of camp has a designated theme. Special events and field trips are designed around the theme.
    • Off-campus transportation is provided by school buses operated by our own team of professional SSSAS Transportation Department drivers.
    We look forward to welcoming your son or daughter to this very special group of SummerTimes Day Campers! 
    For questions or additional details, please contact the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@sssas.org or by telephone at 703-212-2777.
  • SummerTimes Junior Day Camp

    Ages 3-4
    8:30 a.m. to noon (Half-Day)
    Session I June 19-23
    Session II June 26-30
    Session III July 3-7 Holiday Week (No camp Tuesday July 4)
    Session IV July 10-14
    Session V July 17-21
    Note: Each session is one week
    Lower School Campus
    $210 Holiday-Week
    $265 per session

    Under the direction of Saints Kindergarten Teacher Leslie Williams, this engaging half-day camp option for our youngest campers emphasizes fun and friendships and is staffed by responsible and experienced adults who have been trained and prepared for this summer’s fun! Each child enjoys a small, self-contained class with art activities, building, puzzles, stories, and singing. The groups have outdoor playground time, as well as water play.

    To provide the best possible experience for every child, Junior Day campers must be three years old and toilet trained before the start of camp. Please apply sunscreen each morning and bring a daily snack and suit/towel for water play. Space is limited, so sign up early!
    Contact Ms. Williams with your questions concerning this camp at lwilliams@sssas.org or by telephone at 703-212-2861.

    Please note: There is no Morning Care or Extended Day for Junior Day Camp.
  • Tiny Chefs Camp

     
    Rising grades JK-6
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    Session I - June 26-30 - Baking Boot Camp
    Session II - July 3-7 - No Camp Tuesday July 4 - Cupcake Wars
    Session III - July 10-14 - Donut Bar
    Session IV - July 17-21 - Mexican Fiesta
    Session V - July 24-28 - Breakfast for Dinner
    Session VI - July 31-August 4 - Snack Attack
    Session VII - August 7-11 - Cupcake Wars
    Lower School Campus Dining Hall
    $390 per Sessions I, & III-VII
    $315 per Session II (Holiday Week)
     
    Creative Cooking with Tiny Chefs (Grades JK-2)
    Welcome to Tiny Chefs: A company dedicated to sharing the joy of cooking with kids. Kids of all ages love to get into the kitchen and help make treats and meals. At Tiny Chefs we tap into that love and make learning to cook fun, educational, nutritious, and did we mention fun? In each class we will introduce recipes that will enable your “Tiny Chef” to practice skills such as measuring, mixing, stirring, baking. and cooperating. As always your chefs will have plenty of good eats to sample and take home to share.

    Advanced Culinary Skills for Tiny Chefs (Grades 3-6)
    Welcome to Gourmet Chefs: A company dedicated to sharing the joy of cooking with kids. These days more and more kids are becoming interested in food and cooking. At Gourmet Chefs we aim to tap into that interest by creating an environment in which culinary exploration is balanced with important basic skills that students will use for the rest of their lives. In each completely interactive class, our Gourmet Chefs in training will prepare an entrée, healthy snack, or dessert. They will learn many of the basics of cooking, such as how to read and reference a recipe, proper measuring and knife skills and multiple cooking techniques including baking, grilling, and sautéing. As the students gain culinary knowledge they will also be expanding their vocabulary, reading comprehension, math and logic skills and their ability to work as a team. 

    Detailed theme discriptions are listed below:

    Baking “Boot Camp” (Session I)
    Move beyond the basics and stretch your baking repertoire to include things like biscuits, muffins, cupcakes, fruit tarts, and dessert sauces.  Students will also learn measurements and equivalents, as well as basic techniques like folding, whisking, and rolling during this week.
     
    Cupcake Wars (Sessions II & VII) 
    Cupcakes are all the rage and it’s a trend that’s clearly here to stay!  If you’ve ever been curious about how the pros make those cupcakes so precious and ornate, and if competition is your middle name, then this is the week for you!  We’ll spend three days on cupcake basics-measuring, mixing, baking, and frosting, and then finish the week with two days of baking battle!  Small teams will face off with one another to compete for the title of “Best Cupcake!”  May the best cupcake win!

    Donut Bar (Session III)
    Donuts have always been an American favorite—after all we have THREE National Donut Days! But the growing popularity of gourmet donuts has raised the bar for us at Tiny Chefs and we have created a whole session dedicated to the deliciousness of Donuts! Thanks to donut baking pans we can bypass the mess and risk of deep-frying without losing any of the taste! We are pretty sure that flavors such as Mexican Hot Chocolate Donuts, Apple Cider Donuts and Lemon Blueberry Glazed Donuts will ensure that your Tiny Chef will enjoy the “hole” session! Add a variety of flavored glazes to choose from and it may just end up being their favorite experience, bar none!

    Mexican Fiesta! (Session IV)
    Mexican and Southwestern foods are among the most popular cuisines in America. In this summer camp, Tiny Chefs will learn to make their favorite Mexican items like salsas, guacamole, tortilla chips, enchiladas, quesadillas, empanadas, rice pudding, churros and chocolate, and the list goes on and on and on!

    Breakfast for Dinner! (Session V)
    Turn your favorite breakfast dishes into the main event as dinner options.  How about a cheddar-chive frittata with fresh salsa?  Or Brunch pasta with bacon and eggs?  Maybe you’d prefer a more traditional French toast, dressed up with bananas and blueberries?  Any way you slice it your little chef will love tucking into these comforting breakfast classics.

    Snack Attack (Session VI)
    This week students will push the limits on the snack concept and prepare a variety of wholesome, delicious, and unique nibbles.  This is not your mother’s PB&J!  Chefs will prepare a variety of bite-sized munchies like chicken salad cups, homemade granola bars, veggie nachos, roasted red pepper hummus with homemade pita chips, and more.  No one will go hungry this week!
     
    Contact Ms. Beth Szymanski with any questions or dietary concerns at beth@tinychefs.com.
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