Summer Camp
Summer Camps by Age

Camps for Rising 2nd Graders

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream Fairy Ballet

    June 13-17 | 1:00-4:00 PM
    For girls and boys
    entering grades 1-3

    Keep your girl's love for dance blossoming throughout the summer. We will start each day with an all-levels ballet class and then explore choreography based on William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. We will also create costumes and set pieces for a performance on the final day of camp.

    instructor: Katie Stanfield (dancer, teacher, and choreographer)
    cost: $200
  • Artist Workshop

    July 18-22 | 1:00-4:00 PM
    For girls and boys
    entering grades 1-4
    Create original works of art using various techniques and media.
     
    instructor: Martha Berge (lower school art teacher)
    cost: $200
  • Basketball Skills & Drills

    June 30-July 1 (TH-F) | 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
    For girls entering grades 1-5
    Instructor: Coach Thomas Jones (Varsity basketball coach, AAU coach, and basketball trainer)
    Cost: $75
  • Books and Ballet

    June 6-10 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades K-2
    Explore a book through beginning ballet technique. 

    instructor: Louisa Koeppel (director Hutchison creative ballet center)
    cost: $200
  • Building Math Skills 1-2

    August 1-5 | 1:00-2:30 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 1-2
    Sharpen your spatial reasoning and apply math concepts to real world problems-like how to build a circle out of LEGOS! Math facts will be a focus.

    instructor: Renee Grinder (lower school teacher)
    cost: $150
  • Cheerleading

    July 18-22 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys
    entering grades 1-3
    instructor: Ashlee Marshall (former cheerleader and EC/LS cheer instructor)
    cost: $200
  • Creativity Toolbox

    June 6-10 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys
    entering grades 1-4
    instructor: Reem Rassoul (early childhood teacher)
    cost: $200
  • Cruisin' Into Second Grade

    August 1-5 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For Hutchison girls entering grade 2
    instructor: Melissa Berthelson (second grade teacher)
    cost: $200
  • Dollhouse Design (New Afternoon Option)

    June 27-July 1 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM (waitlist only)

    June 27-July 1 | 1:00-4:00 PM 


    For girls and boys entering grades 1-4
    Will you create a space fit for fairies and unicorns to call home?  A hideout for your favorite action figures? – the choice is up to you! Each camper will be designing, building and decorating their very own wooden dollhouse to take home at the end of the week.   Campers will learn about blueprints, architectural planning and spend each day customizing both the exterior and the interior of their dollhouse. We will weave carpets, create custom furniture, decorate the houses with fabric accents and more. DIY Dollhouse Camp is a ton of fun for everyone!

    instructor: Tanya Crump (early childhood teacher)
    cost: $200, plus $40 dollhouse and supply fee
  • Fancy Nancy Camp Magnifique

    July 11-15 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades JK-3

    Calling all Fancy Nancy fans! Celebrate Fancy Nancy with a unique (that’s fancy for one-of-a-kind) camp. Imagine the adventurous fun you will have at this summer camp filled with fancy stories, creative crafts, pirouettes (that’s a fancy ballet name for spins), tea parties, fancy indoor campout, spa day, and other activities that are tres magnifique based on books from the Fancy Nancy series by Jane O’Conner.

    instructor: Heather Fontana and Renee Grinder (kindergarten teachers) Ashlee Marshall and Reem Rassoul (junior kindergarten assistant teachers)
    cost: $200
  • Farm Spa Creations

    July 25-29 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 2-4
    Discover the science of mixing, melting, dissolving, and decorating your very own spa creations. Students will learn to follow a recipe, design a label, and package their own bath bombs, play dough soap, and explore the Hutchison farm for ingredients and inspiration.

    Instructor:
    Amanda Valentine (early childhood teacher)
    Cost: $200
  • Farm To Table

    June 13-17 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys
    entering grades 1-5
    Learn about plants while taking care of them, harvest and prepare a snack fresh from the garden.

    instructor:
    Alison Chesney (Director of the Hutchison farm)
    cost: $200
  • Gymstars Gymnastics

    July 25-29 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys
    entering grades K-2
    instructors: Gymstars 
    cost: $250
  • Little Engineers

    June 27-July 1 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 1-4
    Kids tend to engage more with STEM when they are connected to a story, so each day of camp will be connected to a story. From the stories, we will have a problem that campers will use the engineering design process to come up with a solution. (How to protect Humpty Dumpty, How to escape Treasure Island with the most treasure, etc)

    instructor: Josh Sloan (middle school teacher)
    cost: $200
  • Make a Day of it with SPARK Day Camp

    May 31-August 12
    9:00 am-3:00 pm (early and aftercare available)
    Combine Center for Excellence summer camps with SPARK Day Camp for the best of both worlds - a full-day camp experience and specialty camp offerings.

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  • Make Em' Laugh: You Are Funny!

    May 31-June 3 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 2-5
    Start clowning around with us! Clowning is a high art, and at the root of all comedy and tragedy! Playfully explore physical and verbal comedy using contemporary children’s stories or well-loved comedy sketches. Whether you want to be sad, happy, bumbling, or pompous, there is a role for you. This is more fun than should be legal!  Campers will show off in an antic showcase on June 3.

    instructors: Tennessee Shakespeare Company teaching artists
    cost: $200
  • Mosaics 2-4

    August 8-12 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 2-4
    Work with local mosaic artist, Kristi Duckworth, and design your own mosaic tile art pieces. Space is limited. 

    instructor: Kristi Duckworth (ceramist and painter)
    cost: $250
  • Pottery

    June 13-24 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Week 1: June 13-17
    Week 2: June 20-24 

    For girls and boys entering grades 2-4 


    Choose from a one or two week course that includes hand building and throwing on the wheel. 

    instructor: Kristi Duckworth (ceramist and painter)
    cost: Grades 2-4 $225 per week or $400 for both weeks
  • Quickstart Tennis Session I

    June 6-9 (M-TH) | 9:00-10:15 AM
    For girls and boys entering grades K-2

    The Quickstart method makes the game of tennis easily accessible to the little ones by using a smaller court, net, racquet, and larger foam tennis balls.
    DROP OFF AND PICK UP AT TENNIS CENTER

    instructor: Jay Horne (Hutchison middle school tennis coach)
    cost: $140


  • Renegades of Rhythm Summer Intensive

    July 25-29 | 8:30 AM-1:30 PM
    For students in elementary through high school
    Students will learn fundamentals of drumming as well as rudiments, proper technique. Students will also learn group beats and play as a full group while preparing for the upcoming performance season.
    All equipment is provided.

    instructor:
    Andrew Hatfield (director, Renegades of Rhythm)
    cost: $275
  • S.M.I.L.A. Summer Reading Clinic

    June 6-24 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 1-6
    The SMILA mission is to help ensure that all children succeed in the basic language skills of reading, writing, and spelling.

    instructors: SMILA certified teaching staff http://www.smilareading.com/
    cost: $800; $75 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a space in this camp. Payment in full is due no later than May 20, 2022.
  • STEM JR.

    June 20-24 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys
    entering grades K-2
    Build, Experiment, Create! Spend the week exploring different STEM based subjects through fun daily activities that expand your knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math while building your creative mind.

    instructor:
    Lucy Wesson (lower school science specialist)
    cost: $200
  • The "Renegades of Rhythm" Quad Camp

    June 20-24 | 2:00-4:00 PM
    For girls and boys elementary through high school
    Students will learn proper technique, rudiments and reading as well as beats.

    instructor:
    Andrew Hatfield (director, Renegades of Rhythm)
    cost: $130
  • The "Renegades of Rhythm" Snare Camp

    June 20-24 | 8:30-11:30 AM
    For girls and boys elementary through high school
    Students will learn proper technique, Rudiments, reading and playing beats.

    instructor: Andrew Hatfield (director, Renegades of Rhythm)
    cost: $150
  • The "Renegades of Rhythm" Tom Bass Camp

    June 20-24 | 12:00-2:00 PM
    For girls and boys elementary through high school
    Students will learn fundamentals of drumming, reading and playing.

    instructor:
    Andrew Hatfield (director, Renegades of Rhythm)
    cost: $130
  • Theatre Camp

    July 25-29 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 1-4
    Students will play, discover and get creative.
    Develop theatre skills in a supportive, collaborative, and imaginative environment. Students will work together as an ensemble to explore and expand their “Actor Toolbox” – their body, voice, and imagination.  

    instructor: Jennifer Stanford
    cost: $200
  • Wonderland Ballet

    July 25-29 | 1:00-4:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 2-5
    Stumble down the rabbit hole to Wonderland and discover your love for dance. Campers will experience the story of "Alice in Wonderland" and see it brought to life through dance, costumes, and crafts. Camp will conclude with a performance at Memphis Botanic Garden alongside "Alice's Adventures at the Garden".
     
    Date/Time: July 25-29 | 1:00-4:00 PM
    Performance: July 29 at 3:00 PM at Memphis Botanic Garden
    Cost: $225

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