May 30-August 11

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    If you are looking for the perfect place for your son or daughter this summer, look no further than Hutchison! We offer a variety of one-time events and week-long skill-building workshops, camps, and clinics for all ages.

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News & Updates

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  • New Camps Added

    These camps were added after the print catalog was published.

    Tennis Clinic 2-5 from 10:30-11:45am (all sessions M-TH)
              Session I June 5-8
              Session II June 19-22
              Session III July 10-13
              Session IV July 24-27
      cost: $135 per session
    Bridging Souls Productions: Born 2 Dance Summer Youth Intensive
    For girls and boys ages 7-16
    June 5-9 from 9:00am-3:00pm
    Parent Showcase: Saturday, June 10 at 3pm
    cost: $275 with lunch included
    Summer Music Theory Intensive 9-12
    For girls and boys entering grades 9-12
    Monday-Friday, July 24-August 4 from 8:30-3:30pm
    cost: $985 (1/2 Arts credit awarded for Hutchison students)
    Animation Camp 5-8
    For girls and boys entering grades 5-8
    August 7-11 from 12:30-3:00pm
    cost: $175
    Convocation Band Camp
    For Hutchison Girls grades 5-12
    August 7-11 from 1:00-4:00pm and August 16 from 2:30-3:15pm
    Performance at Opening Convocation on Thursday, August 17 at 10:00am
    cost: $75
  • Class Date Changes

    The dates for these classes have changed since the catalog was published:

    MYMT Belle and the Beast Camp May 30-June 2 (T-F)
              Grades 1-2 from 9:00am-noon
              Grades 3-8 from 9:00am-3:00pm
    Lacrosse Clinic with Coach Gearhardt June 12-14 (M-W) from 8:30-11:30am

    Summer Drawing Intensive June 19-23 from 8:30am-4:00pm
    Writers for Life 9-12 June 19-23 from 1:00-4:00pm
    Quickstart Tennis II June 19-22 (M-TH) from 9:00-10:15am
    Cheer Nation 2-5 June 19-23 from 1:00-4:00pm
    Cheer Nation JK-1 June 26-30 from 1:00-4:00pm
    Songwriting & Recording June 26-30 from 9:00am-noon
    MYMT Annie-in-a-Week Camp Performance is Friday, July 28 at 5:00pm
    CBT Belle and the Beast Ballerinas July 31-August 4 from 9:00am-noon
    CBT Ballet and Contemporary Dance July 31-August 4
              Grades K-1 from 9:00am-noon
              Grades 2-12 from 9:00am-3:00pm
              Parent Showcase: Saturday, August 5 at 10:00am
    Jump into JK July 24-28 from 9:00am-noon
    Sail into Kindergarten July 31-August 4 from 9:00am-noon

    Sing, Dance, Play August 7-August 11 from 9:00am-noon
  • Cancelled Classes

    These classes have been cancelled.

    Wonder Women: A Women’s Studies Survey Course: July 17-21

    The Short and Sweet of It: Summer Short Story Writing Workshop: June 26-30 and July 17-21

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  • About the Center for Excellence

    Through the Center, Hutchison shares its tradition of excellence through offerings in academics, arts, athletics, education, and leadership. Instructors in each of the Center’s academies not only inspire artists, athletes, scholars, and leaders but also engage educators and parents in thought-provoking classes and lectures. 

    There is truly something for everyone in the Center for Excellence!

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  • About SPARK Day Camp

    SPARK Day Camp is a traditional day camp for girls and boys available from May 30-August 11, with fun weekly themes that add spark to your child’s summer, while making it easy to fit one or more weeks into your schedule. Campers enjoy a broad variety of daily activities that take advantage of Hutchison’s unique 52-acre wooded and gated campus located in East Memphis.

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General Information

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  • Registration Process

    All Center for Excellence registrations must be made through our online enrollment site.

    Just follow these easy steps to create a family profile and register:
    1. Click Register Online.
    2. On the login page, click on the blue link below the login box to create a profile for a new family. You need to take this step even if you registered with the Center last summer, the system is new so everyone who logs in is new too! (If you registered with us this fall/spring, you can log into your parent dashboard as usual.)
    3. Once you complete the profile information, you will receive a temporary password by email. Use that password to reset to a permanent password in the My Account section of your parent dashboard.
    4. Now you are all set to enroll! Use the Enrollment tab to see available camps and workshops. Select all camps for which you wish to enroll, scroll to the bottom of the page, and proceed to checkout.

    Payment is due at the time of registration. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Card through the online system as well as cash or personal checks. Please send payment to 1740 Ridgeway Road, Memphis, TN 38119. Hutchison students may charge their school accounts if approved by the business office.

    Registration is required for each Center for Excellence offering. Offerings are filled on a first-come basis. Please enroll early. Any registrations received after a class or camp has reached capacity will be returned with a full refund.

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  • Payment and Fees

    Center for Excellence fees as indicated on each offering include all activities and supplies unless otherwise noted. Payments for Center for Excellence sessions are due in full at the time of registration.

    Payments can be made by VISA®, MasterCard®, or check made payable to Hutchison School. Hutchison students may apply payments to their student accounts
  • Refund Policy

    Center for Excellence fees are refunded in full when the offering for which an enrollment was submitted is at capacity or the offering is cancelled by Hutchison. Except in the cases of illness or emergency that are disclosed to the Center for Excellence office prior to the start of an activity, refunds will not be given after a session begins. A withdrawal request that occurs at least five (5) business days prior to the first class meeting will result in a refund/credit of fees. After five (5) days prior to the first class meeting, there will be no refund of fees.
  • SPARK Camp and CFE Crossover

    If a student attends a Center for Excellence class for three hours or longer and attends SPARK Day Camp for the remainder of the camp day that week, he or she will receive half off the SPARK Day Camp fee. If a camper chooses to participate in a CFE program in addition to SPARK, he or she will eat lunch with a counselor in the dining hall between activities.
  • Transportation and Supervision

    Students should arrive on time and be picked up promptly at the end of each class or camp. For the safety and security of all participants, girls and boys who have not been picked up after offerings end will be escorted to SPARK Extended Care. Parents will be charged $15 per day. An additional charge of $5.00 per minute will be assessed for all SPARK campers remaining on campus after 6:05 pm. This fee must be paid at the time of pick up.
  • Attendance

    Hutchison will not contact parents when a student is not in attendance. No refunds will be given for students who choose not to attend classes or activities.
  • Discontinuation

    Students are expected to adhere to the policies and procedures of the School as well as the Center for Excellence and SPARK programs. Hutchison reserves the right to dismiss any student whose behavior poses a discipline problem. No refunds will be issued for students who are asked to withdraw.
  • Personal Items

    Hutchison is not responsible for lost or stolen property. Students should not bring valuable items. All personal items should be clearly marked with the student’s name.
  • Location

    Hutchison is conveniently located on a 52-acre naturally-wooded campus in East Memphis at 1740 Ridgeway Road. Campus maps may be obtained at the front gate. The Center for Excellence office is located on the first floor in the Dobbs Center.


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Hutchison welcomes qualified students of any race, color, religion, or ethnic origin to program activities.

A Summer Adventure Like No Other

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  • SPARK Summer Day Camp

    SPARK Day Camp is a traditional day camp for girls and boys available from May 30-August 11, with fun weekly themes that add spark to your child’s summer, while making it easy to fit one or more weeks into your schedule.
Hutchison is the leading private girls school in Memphis for ages 2 years old through twelfth grade.