Summer Camp
Summer Camps by Age

Camps for Rising 5th Graders

List of 28 items.

  • Performance Camp

    June 7-11 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 5-8
    Explore performance technique with Hutchison Theater's artistic director!

    instructor:
    Anne Marie Caskey (theater artistic director)
    cost: $200
  • Basketball Clinic

    July 19-23 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls entering grades 5-8
    instructor: Thomas Jones (varsity basketball coach, AAU coach, and basketball trainer)
    cost: $150 or $35 per day
  • Basketball Skills & Drills

    Date/Time: June 17-18 (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: $35/day
  • Broadway Time Machine Dance

    June 21-25 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 5-8
    Hop aboard as we zip into the past, present, and future of musical theatre dance! This week-long experience will break the barrier of the present, actively engaging with the different styles of movement that have graced New York Stages. Culminating in a final  live streamed performance that will be truly timeless! 

    instructor:
    Whitney Branan (Hutchison alum, choreographer, dancer, actor)
    cost: $200
  • Build A Better Mousetrap: Rube Goldberg Machines

    July 26-30 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 2-5
    To make the next great thing, you have to have the next great idea! Stretch your engineering and creative thinking muscles to build a Rube Goldberg machine, contraption intentionally designed to perform a simple task in an indirect and overly complicated way.

    instructor:
    Oran Rosario (middle school math teacher)
    cost: $225
  • Comic Book Design 3-5

    June 7-11 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 3-5
    Calling all artists, superhero lovers, or graphic novel enthusiasts. During this workshop you will be putting your storytelling skills and artistic skills (either digital or drawing) to use as you create a story for the ages. Read graphic novels and create your own throughout this weeklong workshop that explores the boundary between art and writing.

    instructor: Cydnie Trice (graphic design and communications)
    cost: $200
  • Cookie Factory

    July 26-30 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 5-8
    Learn business basics by creating cookies, brownies, and other baked goods. Design a stand and market your cookies through an original marketing plan. 

    instructor: Amanda Killen (professional baker and Center for Excellence Co-Director)
    cost: $225, all supplies included
  • Dance

    June 14-18 | 1:00-4:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 4-7
    Join Ms. Koeppel for ballet technique, contemporary movement, and creative choreography.

    instructor:
    Louisa Koeppel (director Hutchison creative ballet center)
    cost: $200
  • DIY SCI Camp

    June 14-18 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 3-6
    Make cool science projects that mom won't let you do at home! Chemistry rockets, exploding Mentos, elephant toothpaste, egg in a bottle, and smoke bomb launchers. Experiment with magnets, electricity, air pressure, eggs, and sound. Get ready to get messy and have fun!

    instructor: Lucy Wesson (lower school science specialist)
    cost: $200, all supplies included
  • Hogwarts at Hutchison

    July 12-16 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 3-6
    Read and analyze the original literature, learn how to care for magical creatures, attend potions class, compete in quidditch matches and so much more.  

    instructors: Lucy Wesson (lower school science teacher) and Robert Lofton (upper school science teacher)
    cost: $200
  • Into To Photography

    June 14-18 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 5-8
    Learn basic techniques for taking great digital photographs. Then explore options for improving or enhancing your pictures with various effects, filters, and editing programs. A digital camera will be provided but you will need to bring a 16GB SD card to store your photos. 

    instructor:
    Lacey Hudman (digital media, film, and photography)
    cost: $200
  • K-Pop/Hip Hop Dance

    June 7-11 | 1:00-4:00 pm
    For girls and boys entering grades 5-8
    Join Hutch Alum and avid K Pop/Hip Hop dance fanatic Emma Day to learn some K Pop and Hip Hop moves! Create a livestream performance for family and friends.

    Instructor:
    Emma Day (Hutchison graduate, dancer)
    Cost: $200
  • Lacrosse Clinic

    June 14-16 (M-W) | 8:30-11:30 AM
    For girls entering grades 3-5 and 6-8
    instructor: Hutchison lacrosse coaches and staff
    cost: $180
  • LEGO Movie Magic

    June 28-July 2 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 1-5

    Working together or individually, students will be able to easily create awesome stop motion animated movies with titles, credits, and sound effects. All supplies including LEGO's and tablets are provided, but students are welcome to bring to class their own LEGO pieces or other action figures. At the end of camp, the movies will be sent out to each students parent for in-home viewing.

    instructors: Bits Bytes and Bots 
    cost: $220
  • LEGO Movie Magic

    July 12-16 | 1:00-4:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 1-5
    Working together or individually, students will be able to easily create awesome stop motion animated movies with titles, credits, and sound effects. All supplies including LEGO's and tablets are provided, but students are welcome to bring to class their own LEGO pieces or other action figures. At the end of camp, the movies will be sent out to each students parent for in-home viewing.

    instructor: Bits, Bytes, and Bots
    cost: $220
  • Mad Math Skills 5-6

    August 2-6 | 9:30-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 5-6
    Change your ADDitude about math with this fun, fast-paced skill building experience. Improve math skills and gain confidence. Speed and accuracy of math facts will be a focus. 

    instructor: Molly Prewitt (upper school math)
    cost: $200
  • Make a Day of it with SPARK Day Camp

    June 1-August 13
    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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  • Pottery Intensive 2-4 and 5-8

    Week 1: June 14-18 and/or Week 2: June 21-25 
    For girls and boys entering grades 2-4 and 5-8
    Grades 2-4: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Grades 5-8: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    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
    Grades 5-8 $450 per week or $800 for both weeks
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    July 19-23 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 4-6
    Explore projects in sustainability through reusing and recycling to help reduce waste. Create recycled paper art and jewelry, plastic bag weavings, and bleach dyed clothing to name a few.

    instructor: Loren Madore (SCS middle school math teacher)
    cost: $225
  • Renegades of Rhythm Summer Intensive

    July 26-30 | 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 1-18 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    For girls and boys entering grades 1-5
    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
    cost: $800; $75 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a space in this camp. Payment in full is due no later than May 21, 2021.
  • Soccer Camp Session 1

    June 7-11 
    For girls ages 7-8 and 9-15
    Ages 7-8: 8:30-10:30 am
    Ages 9-15: 8:30-11:30 am
    Instructors: Hutchison soccer coaches and staff
    Cost: ages 7-8 $150 and ages 9-15  $200
  • Soccer Camp Session II

    June 28-July 2
    For girls ages 7-8 and 9-15
    Ages 7-8: 8:30-10:30 am
    Ages 9-15: 8:30-11:30 am
    instructor(s): Hutchison soccer coaches and staff
    cost: ages 7-8: $150
    ages 9-15: 
    $200
  • The "Renegades of Rhythm" Quad Camp

    June 21-25 | 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 21-25 | 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 21-25 | 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
  • The Play's The Thing! Creative Writing

    June 21-25 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 3-5
    Budding Lin-Manuel Mirandas (Hamilton) will get the opportunity to co-author, perform, and direct their own 10 minute plays during this week-long introduction to playwriting workshop, focused on the theme "What's on the Horizon?" One part creative writing, one part design, and one part action; this class will be all fun!  Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes to fully engage in planned activities.

    instructor:
    Robin Avant (English teacher Desoto County schools and Northwest Mississippi Community College)
    cost: $200
  • Volleyball Clinic

    June 7-11 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls entering grades 5-8
    instructors: Daija Lowe (Hutchison volleyball coach)
    cost: $200

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