Elementary & Middle School Summer Camps 2022 (Grades K–8)

Camps for elementary and middle school students (rising K through grade 8) are fun, varied, and educational. Detailed descriptions of our offerings can be found below.

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Summer 2022 Camps for Grades K–8

Please check the eligible ages and camp weeks carefully for specialty camps for rising-K through 8th-grade students; you may not enroll your child in more than one camp in the same week. 

The K–8 Camp schedule runs Weeks 2–10; there are no K–8 camps during Week 1, due to prescheduled roof maintenance.

K–8 Summer Camp: 2022 Week-by-Week Calendar

Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
6/20-6/24 6/27-
7/1
7/5-
7/8
7/11-7/15 7/18-
7/22
7/25-
7/29
8/1-
8/5
8/8-
8/12
8/15-8/19
Chinese Immersion
K–3
Chinese Immersion
K–3
Spanish Immersion
K–5
Spanish Immersion
K–5
Razzle Tazzle Bedazzle
K–3
Modern Masters
K–5
Spanish Immersion
K–5
Puppet Workshop
K–5
Puppet Workshop
K–5
Passage to India
K–5
Music Maestros
K–5
Mind & Body
K–5
Theater Camp
K–5
History of Baltimore
K–5
Mythology and Folklore
K–5
Custom Creations
K–5
Modern Masters
K–5
Hoorah Kids
K–5
Science Fiction
4–8
 

STEAM Lab
1–3

      STEAM Lab
1–3
 

Summer 2022 Camp Descriptions (Grades K–8)

Art Camps

Custom Creations

Custom Creations with Jatiya Richardson

Learn to do all things creating in this year’s custom creations camp! Learn to customize once-mundane items and make it absolutely magical using Cricket Graphic Design–the possibilities are endless in this inventive camp. During this camp, be sure that your child will make something amazing and uniquely theirs.

 

Modern Masters Art

Modern Masters Art with Hilary Christian

Modern Masters Art is a class taught by Hilary Christian during both the summertime and the school year and is very popular with our Elementary students/ Themes vary by quarter. Each session includes a variety of mixed media, such as drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking, and collage. Students are given the opportunity to make a final presentation at the end. (Themes to be determined)

Puppet Workshop

Puppet Workshop with Devin Martin

When she isn’t teaching, Ms. Devin is a professional puppeteer! The puppet workshop is a chance for students to learn about different types of puppetry, build amazing and unique puppets and to create and perform original stories.

Razzle Tazzle Bedazzle

Razzle Tazzle Bedazzle with Jatiya Richardson

Razzle Tazzle Bedazzle is a camp that brings out our bright, shiny, creative side! Using rhinestones, sequins, gems, and beads, campers will be revamping and creating one of a kind pieces of art, making their own jewelry, updating and revamping used household items, and blinging out clothing.

Creative Academic Camps

History of Baltimore

History of Baltimore with Kerrigan Wolf

This camp will provide an overview of Maryland history from the pre-colonial period to the 21st century. Campers will learn about local Piscataway and Nanticoke tribes, pirates in the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland’s role in the American Revolution and Civil War, and 20th century industrialization, using arts & crafts, games and puzzles. Activities will include making Native American bead art, a pirate treasure hunt, writing their own Declaration of Independence, as well as “Jeopardy” games and more. This camp intends to make local history exciting and tangible while teaching students how to think about historical themes in a broader context.

Mythology and Folklore

Mythology and Folklore with Kerrigan Wolf

This camp will give students a cross-cultural perspective of legends, folklore, and myths from all over the world. Over the course of the week, we will explore the different meanings and functions of myth in The Americas, Africa, Europe, and Asia. Campers will be able to create their own mythical beasts, learn traditional folk songs, and come up with their own fairy tales – all while learning to identify recurring themes and evaluate the role legend/folklore plays in various cultures. Through crafts, role-playing games, and sharing stories, this camp is intended to give students an appreciation of myth and how it shapes the world around us.

Science Fiction—Truth and Myth

Science Fiction—Truth and Myth with Rob Brosius

This camp runs for two weeks. Students will explore the intersection of science fact and science fiction through reading and hands-on activities.  Campers would enjoy learning about a variety of topics including AI, quantum computing, virtual reality, and energy production. . We will read through the book Eager over the course of two weeks and perform experiments and design challenges related to the plot.

STEAM Lab

STEAM Lab with Charlotte Longchamps

STEAM camp would involve activities and long term projects that focus on science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Our projects will use the engineering design process as a structure. Students will research new concepts, gain experience collaborating in groups, and build persistence in their completion of technical projects and challenges. Challenges include building mazes for hex bugs, making the fastest marble run, and building towers out of sweet treats. Projects include building a stilt house, designing a sky scraper, and exploring how animals use their own architecture to build their homes.

Health & Fitness Camps

Sports and Mindfulness

Sports and Mindfulness Camp with La Von White 

It’s time to work out! At sports and mindfulness camp your child will become more fit mentally and physically!! They will learn proper workout techniques,  proper diet, and how to meditate. Your child will also learn the basics of becoming a personal trainer and might even come home and ask you to do 50 push ups! Your child’s mind will also become stronger! Meditation is working out for the mind, the mind is our most powerful muscle and once developed a person can become the best version of themselves. Why this camp?! Studies show that children/people who work out and meditate have more energy than their peers who do not, and with this extra energy they can gain more grasping powers which can help them evolve to their highest potential.

Language Immersion & Cultural Camps

Chinese Immersion Camp

Chinese Immersion Camp: Handcraft with Joan Cu

Joan Cui plans to help campers with Chinese all while creating amazing handmade works of art! Students will learn both traditional and trendy styles of weaving, crafting, and everything in between. If your child loved the Q3 extracurricular of Handcraft–they’re sure to love this!

Passage to India

Passage to India with Nameeta Sharma

This camp will introduce the students to a week of Indian culture through the use of music, dance, movies, food, and art–like henna! The students all also get an hour per day of fun math tricks and games. Students will learn to dance to Indian songs, explore the tastes and sounds of Indian culture, and have an all-around blast!

Spanish Immersion: Niños Fogata

Spanish Immersion: Niños Fogata with Wendy Batista

Niños Fogata is a Spanish immersion camp based on our popular camp, Campfire Kids. In Niños Fogata, campers will do camp crafts such as tie-dyeing t-shirts, making friendship bracelets, and beading. They will get outdoors for a big part of each day, learning orienteering on daily neighborhood walks and playing traditional camp games like Capture the Flag. Campers will also grill hot dogs on a griddle and make healthy s’mores with graham crackers, bananas, and sun butter. Although they won’t be sitting around an actual fire, they will learn to sing plenty of campfire songs in both English and Spanish!

Performance Camps

Hoorah Kids

Hoorah Kids with Sierra Staton

During Hoorah Kids, students will learn the basics of musical theater through fun theater games and crafts. Additionally, students will enhance their acting and musical skills over the course of the week, eventually to perform for the other students in camp. Hoorah Kids will surely live up to its name!

Music Maestros

Music Maestros with La Von White

At music camp your child will learn the fundamentals of music! These fundamentals are reading/writing music, rhythms,  and recognizing harmonies. Students will also have knowledge of music history: they will learn about Beethoven,  Mozart, Tchaikovsky,  Joplin, Duke Ellington and more modern musicians as well. At the end of the camp, students should be able to write a short melody and play it on the piano, be able to count, sing, and clap on beat to any genre of music, and have a brief understanding of classical music. Why music camp? Studies have shown that Students who study music often excel further than their peers in other intellectual pursuits. Let’s continue to give your child a head start in life!

Theater Camp

Theater Camp with Alex Hewett

Participants will collaborate on writing, rehearsing, and performing an original play; all in one week. We will focus on voice and moment for the stage, character development, and acting technique. Please be prepared to be creative and have fun! There will be a performance on the last day of camp. Limit 15 students.

Add Extended Care

TNCS offers Before Care beginning at 7:30 am as well as After Care until 6:00 pm. You can add these options during online registration.

Add Lunch

Let us provide lunch! You can add our healthy, delicious school lunch during online registration.