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Summer Explorers

Summer Explorer Director: 
Sheila Hilburn  (916)759-4718
FAQ and Camp Details 

List of 11 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. Who is welcome at All Saints Summer Explorers?

    Everyone is welcome, including non-All Saints students
    Sessions will be grouped by future grade (example: if your child will be in 2nd grade in August, he/she may participate in 2nd-grade camps).   
    Should your child have an interest in a camp not in their age group, please contact the instructor to see if admission is possible.  
  • Q. How much does it cost for my child to attend Summer Explorers?

    The fee for each camp is $85.00. Money for all camps is due Friday, May 17, 2019. After that date, the fee will be $95.00. Half of the fee will be returned should you need to cancel seven (7) days prior to the camp.   Less than seven (7) days notice will cause forfeiture of the full fee.
  • Q. What are the times and dates for Summer Explorers?

    JUNE 3-6   9:00-12:00
    JUNE 3-6  12:30-3:30
    JUNE 10-13  9:00-12:00
    JUNE 10-13   12:30-3:30
    JUNE 17-20   9:00-12:00
    JUNE 17-20  12:30-3:30
    JUNE 24-27  9:00-12:00
    JUNE 24-27   12:30-3:30
  • Q. What are the details?

    The registration form is located on this web page. Please complete front and back and return with your fees to the office by May 17.  EACH CHILD NEEDS HIS/HER OWN FORM. Additional forms may be obtained in the office.
     
  • Q. How do I know which courses my child can take?

    Sessions will be grouped by future grade (example: if your child will be in 2nd grade in August, he/she may participate in 2nd-grade camps).  
  • Q. Can my child attend a camp for another age group?

    Should your child have an interest in a camp not in their age group, please contact the instructor to see if admission is possible.
  • Q. What should my child wear to Summer Explorers?

    All campers should dress in comfortable clothing and shoes. Most camps involve active participation.
  • Q. When should I drop off and pick up my child?

    Morning session drop-off will begin at 8:45 a.m. and pick-up promptly at 12:00 p.m.  
    Afternoon session drop-off will begin at 12:15 p.m. and pick-up promptly at 3:30 p.m.
  • Q. Where should I drop off or pick up my child?

    Both drop-off and pick-up will be at Middle School (French Road).
  • Q. Are there any special instructions if my child is coming to both camps?

    Campers attending both sessions will need to either bring a lunch from home or pre-order a sack lunch using your EZ school account or at the registration table with our lunch service, Basic Foods.  Lunches are $6 and include a turkey or PBJ sandwich, bag of chips, fruit cup, and a drink. Supervision will be provided. 
  • Q. Can my child volunteer for service hours?

    If your child is in need of service hours, we’d LOVE to have them as camp volunteers.   Please fill out the service hours form in the front office and you will be contacted. The instructors greatly appreciate the help. While we try to accommodate requests, we cannot guarantee the camp requested.

Summer Explorers Commercial

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  • ABC Bootcamp: Letters A-F

    Grades: PK4 - 1
    Instructor: Brandey Gideon

    Calling all alphabet cadets…… get your little camper into ABC shape through hands-on differentiated activities. Incorporating a multi-sensory approach, campers will jump right in to this alphabet adventure! Includes upper and lowercase recognition, sounds, formation, fine-motor crafts, and beyond.
     
  • ABC Bootcamp: Letters G-L (previous camp not required)

    Grades: PK4 - 1
    Instructor: Brandey Gideon

    Calling all alphabet cadets…… get your little camper into ABC shape through hands-on differentiated activities. Incorporating a multi-sensory approach, campers will jump right in to this alphabet adventure! Includes upper and lowercase recognition, sounds, formation, fine-motor crafts, and beyond.
     
  • ABC Bootcamp: Letters M-R (previous camp not required)

    Grades: PK4 - 1
    Instructor: Brandey Gideon

    Calling all alphabet cadets…… get your little camper into ABC shape through hands-on differentiated activities. Incorporating a multi-sensory approach, campers will jump right in to this alphabet adventure! Includes upper and lowercase recognition, sounds, formation, fine-motor crafts, and beyond.
     
  • ABC Bootcamp: Letters S-Z (previous camp not required)

    Grades: PK4 - 1
    Instructor: Brandey Gideon

    Calling all alphabet cadets…… get your little camper into ABC shape through hands-on differentiated activities. Incorporating a multi-sensory approach, campers will jump right in to this alphabet adventure! Includes upper and lowercase recognition, sounds, formation, fine-motor crafts, and beyond.
     
  • All Around Fun

    Grades: PK3 - K
    Instructor: Kate Fears

    Different themed crafts, activities, and movies will leave no one asking for more fun than this! Kids will get to enjoy, relax, and have fun!
     
  • Board Game Mania

    Grades: 4 - 6
    Instructor: Nicole Snure

    Experience the mania! I promise you will not be “board” in this camp.  Come play classic and current board and tabletop games.
    Bring your favorite games to teach other campers how to play.
     
  • Busy Builders

    Grades: PK3 - 1
    Instructor: Brandey Gideon

    Welcome to the construction zone! Your little engineer will have a bang up time designing, building, and beyond.  Campers will enjoy hands-on fun and open-ended play with everything from magnetic tiles, racetracks, and tinker toys, to marble runs and bridge building. Dinosaurs and cars included, of course!
     
  • Cars and Carriages

    Grades: PK3 - PK 4
    Instructor: Emily Trevino

    Come join us as we explore the world of Cars and Carriages!  We will race cars, create cars, and eat snacks built like cars! We will also get to make carriages and dress up like the princesses they carry! We will finish out the week by watching Disney’s Car movies!
     
  • Cheer Camp

    Grades 2 - 4
    Instructor: Conner Hargroder

    Catch the spirit! Learn what it takes to be a Viking cheerleader! Athletes will learn a Viking cheer and a spring routine to perform at the end of the week.
     
  • Classic Games Come To Life

    Grades: 6 - 8
    Instructor: Gina Bass

    We will bring classic games and make them human versions. Become a part of Hungry Hippos, Battleship, and more.
     
  • Cultural Tour of the Mediterranean

    Grades: 5 -7
    Instructor: Mireille Pavez

    Take a tour of Spain, Lebanon, and Greece. Explore the culture, learn greetings, courtesy expressions, a folk dance, and cook dishes typical of each country.
     
  • Digital Animation

    Grades: 5 -8
    Instructor: Kim McKinstry

    Create unique animated shorts from your drawings and collages using your phone or tablet! We will learn how to use a very simple animation program and explore storytelling tools such as timing, actions and sound. Anyone who can draw a line or a dot can make an animation. There are no mistakes, it’s easy to do and the best parts are the surprises!
     
  • Edible Masterpieces: Nailed It!

    Grades 5 - 8
    Instructor: Tracy Gartner

    Just like the popular Netflix show, you will try to create edible masterpieces and enjoy yummy snacks all in the name of fun!
     
  • Enchanted Engineering: I

    Grades: PK3 - 1
    Instructor: Brandey Gideon

    Going beyond the “Happily Ever After” and “Once Upon a Time”. Campers will delight in using their STEAM skills to problem solve their way through familiar stories. Incorporates dramatic play, collaboration, art, design, and building.
     
  • Enchanted Engineering: II

    Grades: PK3 - 1
    Instructor: Brandey Gideon

    Going beyond the “Happily Ever After” and “Once Upon a Time”. Campers will delight in using their STEAM skills to problem solve their way through familiar stories. Incorporates dramatic play, collaboration, art, design, and building.
     
  • Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

    Grades: 2 - 4
    Instructor: Judy Shumaker

    We will be using science, technology, engineering, art, and  math to build fun projects!
     
  • Gaming Through the Ages

    Grades: 6 - 8
    Instructor: Matt Beard

    This camp is for all the gamers out there. If you are looking to get together with some buddies and play some video games, look no further!  Bring your skills ( and maybe an extra controller or two).
     
  • Harry Potter: Pt. I

    Grades: 3 - 6
    Instructor: Ramona Young

    Magic will abound as your child receives an enchanted letter of acceptance and a robe in the sorting.  There will be wand making, potion brewing, and magical treasure hunts plus many more wizardry activities!
     
  • Harry Potter: Pt. II

    Grades: 3 - 6
    Instructor: Ramona Young

    Continue your adventure with Quidditch and other magical games!
     
  • Imagination Exercises

    Grades 5 - 8
    Instructor: Kim McKinstry

    I will stretch your imagination and show you how to make rabbits, cats, elephants and blobs using markers, pastels, watercolors and more. We will learn how to make art from nature and other found items. Get ready for 4 days of fun!
     
  • In & Out Games

    Grades 6 - 8
    Instructor: Tracy Gartner

    Let’s get together and play games inside and out: badminton, kickball, croquet, chess, Rubik’s cube, mahjongg, and checkers just to name a few!
     
  • Just Dance

    Grades: 5 - 8
    Instructor: Tracy Gartner

    Come ready to dance the morning away and have fun with your friends!
     
  • Legos & Robotics

    Grades: K - 2
    Instructor: Phyllis LaBure

    Do you like Legos? Do you like Robots? Come see how much fun putting these two together can be.  
     
  • Legos! Legos! Legos!

    Grades: 2 -4
    Instructor: Phyllis LaBure

    What can “you” build with Legos? Come join us and build, build, build. We’ll also have a challenge each day and much, much more.
  • Lights! Camera! Action! Part I

    Grades: 2 - 6
    Instructors: Dena Williams and Bethany Jewell

    Have you dreamed of being a star, producer, director, costume designer, or set builder? Become one or all of these by joining a team of talented, budding stars to create your own short film. Watch out Oscars….. Here we come!
     
  • Lights! Cameras! Action! Part II

    Grades: 4 - 6
    Instructors: Dena Williams and Bethany Jewell

    Have you dreamed of being a star, producer, director, costume designer, or set builder? Become one or all of these by joining a team of talented, budding stars to create your own short film. Watch out Oscars….. Here we come!
     
  • MakerSpace Challenge: “Bored No More” Pt. I

    Grades: 2 - 5
    Instructors: Dena Williams and Bethany Jewell

    From making things fly like soda bottle rockets to making your own games, you’ll not be bored! Of course we will have some team competitions that will pump up the excitement and we’ll even have to take some things apart. So if you’re ready for some non-stop fun, SIGN UP!!
     
  • MakerSpace Challenge: “Bored No More” Pt. II

    Grades: K - 3
    Instructors: Dena Williams and Bethany Jewell

    From making things fly like soda bottle rockets to making your own games, you’ll not be bored! Of course we will have some team competitions that will pump up the excitement and we’ll even have to take some things apart. So if you’re ready for some non-stop fun, SIGN UP!!
     
  • MakerSpace Challenge: Rube Goldberg Style Pt. I

    Grades: K - 2
    Instructors: Dena Williams and Bethany Jewell

    We will put together simple machines like the pulley, wheel and axle, and inclined plane.  Then we’ll add dominoes and hot wheels and whatever we can find to build the coolest trap/contraption ever!
     
  • MakerSpace Challenge: Rube Goldberg Style Pt. II

    Grades: 3 - 6
    Instructors: Dena Williams and Bethany Jewell

    We will put together simple machines like the pulley, wheel and axle, and inclined plane.  Then we’ll add dominoes and hot wheels and whatever we can find to build the coolest trap/contraption ever!
     
  • Minecraft Mania

    Grades: 1 - 4
    Instructor: Phyllis LaBure

    Who likes Minecraft? MakerSpace? This camp has some of both of these!  Lots and lots of fun building and working with Minecraft in many different ways! Come on…check it out!
     
  • Mochas and Masterpieces

    Grades: 4 -7
    Instructor: Leslie Hicks from Southeast Texas School of Music

    Calling all kids who love Starbucks and crafts!  Each day you will become a barista and learn how to make  a different drink. Afterwards, we will do a fun craft to go along with our theme!  Fun will be had by all!
     
  • Movies & Munchies

    Grades: 1 - 3
    Instructor: Tracy Gartner

    Come watch fun movies and create awesome snacks together. Each day will have its own theme!
     
  • Obstacles! Obstacles!

    Grades: 1 - 4
    Instructor: Gina Bass

    Go over, under, through! So much fun when we move!
     
  • Outdoor Explorers & Garden Crafts

    Grades: 2 - 4
    Instructor: Wendy Daigle

    We will be exploring the beautiful grounds of our campus, digging in the dirt, growing things, and making fun garden crafts.  Campers need to wear clothes that can get dirty or bring something that they can put over their clothes!
     
  • Paper-Palooza

    Grades PK3 - K
    Instructor: Katie Balke

    Fun with all things paper! We will explore paper and paper crafting.  Different styles, types, colors, textures, techniques, etc… We will even try making our “own” paper!  Kids will also make their very own handmade journal to keep.
     
  • Pound Drumming Fitness

    Grades 3 - 6
    Instructors: Debbie Smith and Leslie Hicks from Southeast Texas School of Music

    Join us for a rockn’, high energy,  movement and music drumming camp. Learn to use different rhythms to keep time with the music and replicate playing the drums on the floor and in the air!
     
  • Preschool Unplugged: Summer Like Grandma Used To

    Grades: PK3 - PK4
    Instructor: Brooke Hall

    Get back to basics with outdoor games, gardening, crafts and fun hands-on activities.
     
  • Princess Tea Party Dance Camp

    Grades K - 2
    Instructor: Emma Hunter Davis from Bonnie Cokinos School of Dance

    Join us for a week of dancing, games, crafts, and lots of fun! Dancers will learn a short routine to perform for their friends and family at the end of the week!
     
  • Robotics Ready

    Grades: 3 - 5
    Instructor: Phyllis LaBure

    Do you want to be on our Wonder League Robotics Team:? Come to this camp and learn all things Dash and Dot and Robotics League.
     
  • Soccer: Fancy Footwork

    Grades: 5 - 8
    Instructor: Gina Bass

    Ever dreamed of playing in the FIFA World Cup? This camp will not make you an instant qualifier, but the greats get there by keeping a ball at their feet. If you already play, come to keep up your mad skills. If you have never touched a soccer ball in your life, come too! Give it a try and learn a new skill. Let us make and keep soccer fun and enjoyable.
     
  • Sports Some Silly

    Grades: 1 - 3
    Instructor: Gina Bass

    We will play a variety of games that are a twist on sports. These games are just so fun and, bonus, you learn basic skills in basketball, soccer, baseball, kickball, and volleyball. Oh, and some games are just silly for fun!
     
  • Swan Lake Dance Camp

    Grades: PK3 - K
    Instructor: Emma Hunter Davis from Bonnie Cokinos School of Dance

    Join us for a week of dancing, games, crafts, and lots of fun! Dancers will learn a short routine to perform for their friends and family at the end of the week!
     
  • Things That Go Bump!

    Grades:  6 - 8
    Instructor: Matt Beard

    This camp is for those of you who can’t wait until October for some thrills and chills! We will watch horror classics, both old and new; not for the faint at heart!
     
  • Tiny Tot Tech

    Grades: PK3 - 1
    Instructor: Phyllis LaBure

    Just a fun camp for our smallest Saints! It’s all things tech and even some MakerSpace. Kids will make slime, create a book, and more!
     
  • Tiny Tot Tech II

    Grades: PK3 - 1
    Instructor: Phyllis LaBure

    More technology fun with new activities! This camp will work with robots, build some fun obstacle courses, and much more!  Come to round 2 of Tot Tech Camp!
     
  • Tunes for Tots

    Grades: PK3 - K
    Instructor: Katie Balke

    An exploration of all things musical through song, instruments, and movement.  We will experience a variety of styles and genres of music and dance. We will sing, play games, and move together.  We will also experiment with sound and creating our own instruments. Kids will have the opportunity to perform at the end of the session.
     
  • Weird Science!

    Grades: 1 -3
    Instructor: Kristi Corbitt

    These science experiments are so crazy you have to SEE it to BELIEVE it!  Have you ever seen gravity free water? Do you know what a vinegar volcano does? Have you ever wanted to make your own invisible ink? Do you know how to make an exploding Diet Coke geyser eruption? Can you make your hair stand straight on end using static electricity? Learn about and actually do all of these cool science experiments and much more when you sign up for “Weird Science”!
     
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