Specialty Camps

SPECIALTY CAMPS 2019 SUMMER SCHEDULE

Robotics 101

Explore the exciting world of Robotics! Working in small teams, learn how to design and build a robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS®.

Ceramics/Pottery Session 2 – High School

Try Ceramics/Pottery for the first time on the Prep campus for both girls and boys. Led by one of our highly talented art department staff, Tim McAullife.

Design Thinking Workshop

Design Thinking and Creative Problem Solving provide an avenue for young students to be challenged in a structured environment lead by our new Director of Innovation and Design at St. John’s Prep, Nora Fame-Maginn

Writers Workshop

This workshop will focus on developing the theatrical writing of students. Students will write and workshop their own short plays, while also serving as actors and directors for one another.

Summer Theater

Rehearsal process is “workshop style,” focusing on acting development, and will culminate in three productions at the end of the summer.

Chamber Strings

Students will study a diverse selection of repertoire and work on advanced string techniques, such as peg tuning, shifting and vibrato.

High School Audition Workshop

Students will learn theater audition skills, practicing a variety of repertoire. Students will select from contemporary monologues and style pieces, and learn how to impress at a nontraditional audition.

Middle School Audition Workshop

Students will learn theater audition skills, practicing a variety of repertoire. Students will select from contemporary monologues and style pieces, and learn how to impress at a nontraditional audition.

Intro to Guitar Workshop

Learn the basics of guitar, including simple chord and strumming patterns, left hand position, beginning melodies, and essentials for playing with others in a jam scenario.

Intro to Programming with Scratch

Our Scratch coding camp provides campers with the ultimate introduction to programming.

Aviation Camp

Get Aviation!Up, Up and Away. Check out our Aviation Camp for both girls and boys ages 8-12 years old.

Art Studio Lab

Four days of concentrated experimentation with the tools and materials of sculpture, drawing, printmaking, and painting.

Art Portfolio Preparation

For students planning to submit an art portfolio to colleges or who would like to submit a portfolio as a unique example of an outside interest.

3D Game Design – Featuring Portal 2 (Intro and Intermediate)

If you like 3D-based video games then this camp is for you! Portal 2 is a first-person, puzzle-platform style video game that challenges you to use your wits to solve complex problems.

Outdoor Adventure Camp

Get Outdoors! Archery, Environment, Fishing, Games, Swimming

Game Design & Roller Coaster Science

The camp day is divided into two topics: Game Design & Roller Coaster Science. In the Game Design potion of camp, campers learn the basics of video game development and design games by hand with Bloxels and tablets.

Ceramics/Pottery Session 1 Middle School

Try Ceramics/Pottery for the first time on the Prep campus for both girls and boys. Led by one of our highly talented art department staff, Tim McAullife.

Extreme Minecraft

For Intermediate and Advanced campers, this program will focus on servers, adventure design, Redstone and installing MODs.

Minecraft 4 Kids

Experience the amazing world of Minecraft. Build your own virtual reality in a sandbox-like environment by using tablets to challenge your mind and create your own adventures.

Programming for Gamers: Learn to Code

This exciting programming camp provides you with an introduction to coding and gives you an understanding of how computer coding works through the use of both “drag and drop” tools and Javascript.

Web Design 4 Kids

The focus of Web Design 4 Kids is on learning how to design a super cool website, without writing HTML or other code.

Digital Photography and Intro to Engineering

The camp day is divided into two topics: Digital Photography and Intro to Engineering. In Digital Photography campers will take photos, make photo edits, add 2D art and create other fun and engaging images. During the Intro to Engineering portion of camp, campers work with a variety of tools that investigate simple motors and machines (gears, wheels, axles, levers and pulleys), while solving tasks related to mechanical principles.

Contact Info

If you have questions or would like to set up a tour, please call us at 978-774-1427.
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