Week One Camps - June 13-17, 2016

TWIST – a STEMsational Summer Enrichment Camp for Girls!Duke-Energy-Logo-4c.jpg

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Today’s Women in STEM Tomorrow (TWIST) is an exciting, hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for girls in 6th – 8th grades. The TWIST summer camp is a fun-filled week of indoor and outdoor science adventures! Explore a natural habitat and get up close and personal with some of the native residents who share our big backyard; uncover the boundless possibilities of the digital world; discover the power of electricity and other sources of energy; and test your wits against the tallest trees in The Woods.

This fun, five day camp will be packed with activities, field trips and special guests, with special information for girls who are interested in STEM careers. You won’t want to miss TWIST!

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Open to girls starting 6th – 8th grade as of September 2016
Cost: $225.00

Photography/Photoshop Camp

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 6-9

Learn photography techniques, tips and tricks. Benefit from the beautiful SMWC campus and natural environment to capture some amazing photographs. Campers are required to bring their own cameras for this camp. (Any cameras such as point and shoot or DSLRs will be fine, please no film cameras)

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $185.00

Equestrian Camp for Beginners

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 2-10

Learn all about horses including safe practices when handling horses as well as how to bridle and halter correctly, lead, ride, groom and care for a horse. Horses are provided for this beginner equestrian camp.

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $250.00

Bike Camp

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 4-6

Learn the rules of the road, maintenance, and bike assembly and enjoy bike riding with friends around campus. Campers must bring their own bike, helmet and bike lock.

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $185.00

Music Theatre

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 8-12

Music Theatre will be a five day camp focusing on how to audition for and be in a Broadway Musical. The camp will be held on the SMWC theatre department stage and will teach acting, singing and dancing.  There will be a final performance at the end of the week featuring solos and group numbers learned throughout the week.  Some memorization work will be expected to be done during non-camp hours.

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $225.00