Summer Camp
Summer Camps by Age

Camps for Rising 8th Graders

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  • 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
  • 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) | 10:45 AM-12:45 PM
    For girls entering grades 6-8.
    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

    June 21-25 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 6-8
    Have you ever played the game Mousetrap? That contraption is called a Rube Goldberg machine. To make the next great thing, you have to have the next great idea! Stretch your engineering and creative thinking muscles to build your own Rube Goldberg machine. A contraption intentionally designed to perform a simple task in an indirect and overly complicated way. 

    instructor:
    Oran Rosario (middle school math teacher)
    cost: $225
  • Creative Writing: Short Stories

    July 12-16 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 6-8
    Humans are storytellers. In this week-long creative writing class focused on short fiction, participants will draft, edit, revise, and prepare to publish an original short story that meets the criteria for submission in the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition. Writers will workshop their narratives and wrap up the week with a read aloud.

    instructor: Robin Avant (English teacher Desoto County schools and Northwest Mississippi Community College)
    cost: $200
  • Hip Hop Dance - Jookin'

    July 12-16 | 1:00-4:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 6-10
    Take your dance skills to the next level. Learn the latest hip hop dance techniques that make up this unique street dance style.

    instructor:
    Joseph Sorrentino (freestyle dancer)
    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
  • 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
  • Mad Math Skills 7-8

    August 2-6 | 1:00-3:30 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 7-8
    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
  • Outdoor Adventures

    June 28-July 2 | 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 7-9
    *Must Register By June 11
    Like being outside? Interested in exploring? Join us this summer for Outdoor Adventures! Campers will get the chance to try a variety of outdoors activities including: hiking, biking, and more. Campers will also learn about "Leave No Trace" practices and how to safely have fun outside! This camp is designed as both a great introduction to outdoor adventures as well as a fun return to the outdoors for more seasoned adventurers.

    instructor:
    Virginia Cady (upper school teacher)
    cost: $350, activity costs included in price
  • 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 12-16 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    For girls and boys entering grades 7-9
    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
  • 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
  • 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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