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BUSY BEE DAY CAMP - CANCELED FOR SUMMER 2020

busy bee summer camp

Traditional day camp for grades Kindergarten through Third grade. Campers have a full day of activities. Each morning they will have two activities at the camp site, such as sports, arts and crafts, science experiments, music, and karate. The schedule rotates each day.

Schedule
A sample week looks like this: 
See detailed schedule document

Monday AM Art & Sports 
Tuesday AM Sports & Music
Wednesday AM Art & Karate
Thursday AM Super Science & Sports
Friday AM TBA
Monday - Friday Swimming

*Such sports include: volleyball, golf, tennis, flag football and cheer, ultimate frisbee and varies per week.

Camp does not provide snack or lunch. Each week has a theme and campers will have a blast with all of the additional activities that are planned in between all of the above. Our long running camp is the perfect fit for a well rounded summer experience. Campers may attend before and after care for an additional fee.

Grades: K - 3
Cost per week: $355 per week
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Days: Monday - Friday
Dates: N/A
Location: Glen Rock High School
Before & After Care: Students may attend for an additional fee

ART VIRTUAL CAMP

art camp

This summer Art Camp will be virtual. Miss Britt will be returning this year as the art instructor and has experience teaching classes at the community school and working on various art related projects in the community and in entertainment.

Grades: 2 - 5
Cost: $120 per week
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Days: Monday - Friday
Week 1: July 6 - 17
Week 2: July 13 - 17
Week 3: July 20 - 24
Week 4: July 27 - 31

CHESS CAMP

chess camp
High level instruction in addition to supervised play will be provided to students of all levels from beginner to advanced in a camp atmosphere. Emphasis is on enhanced problem solving and logical reasoning skills, creativity and forging lifelong friendships! We'll make you love the game! 

Grades: 2 - 6
Cost: $285
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Days:  Monday - Friday
Session 1: August 3 - 7
Session 2: August 10 - 14
Location: Glen Rock High School

GLEN ROCK COOKING CAMP - canceled this summer
cooking camp

Attention all Chefs! This year's theme is Cooking Around the World. Our cooking camp is bursting with flavor and our kitchen is full of action!  This half day session introduces campers to international cuisine. Each day, campers focus on exploring cultures and food from around the world… showcasing interesting cultural tidbits about the country.  In addition, we will read a folktale, play an international game, observe a cooking demonstration, create recipe illustrations, and learn to think critically about the foods we just cooked.

Grades: 3 - 5
Cost: $275
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Days:  Monday - Friday
Dates: August 3 - 7
Location: Glen Rock High School


GLEN ROCK BAKING CAMP - canceled this summer

BAKING CAMPNew to camp this year! Good things come to those who bake! Every baker needs to start at the beginning and learn the basics. This camp will build a foundation for the rest of your baking going forward. Nothing can be more creative than making cupcakes. Day one, you will learn how to make moist yellow cupcakes with chocolate ganache frosting and cookies n' cream cupcakes with Oreo frosting. Next, quick breads and muffins are great for breakfast or a quick snack. They are perfect examples of how breads can rise without yeast. We will whip together some banana bread and chocolate chip muffin bites day 2. Who doesn't love a good cookie warm out of the oven? Day 3, we will bake up chocolate chip and world peace cookies paired perfectly with a glass of cold milk. Day 4 we will focus on yeasted doughs by creating the best homemade cinnamon rolls ever. Last but not least, will create our own homemade pizzas. We will have a variety of toppings, sauces, and cheeses available to create a Pizza Bar. 


Grades: 3 - 5
Cost: $275
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Days: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 10 - 14
Location: Glen Rock High School


VETERINARIANS IN TRAINING CAMP

vet camp

This new camp is perfect for animal lovers. This hands on experience will have campers learning about animals from a vet's perspective. Campers will learn about caring for animals and about animal checkups and vet visits. There will be experiments, science information and of course learning about what vets do. House Paws will be bringing this camp to GRCS. 

Grades: 3 - 6
Cost: $300
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Days: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 10 - 14
Location: Glen Rock High School
 

MIDDLE SCHOOL SKILLS

middle school camp


Middle School Success:  The transition from elementary to middle school can be a daunting one. Students need to adjust to a new building, multiple teachers and the “dreaded” cafeteria and lockers. During their fifth grade year, students will experience a variety of activities designed to ease the transition from elementary to middle school. As September approaches, some students may feel the need for a refresher in a small group setting. This course offers a review of topics including: binder management, helpful homework tips and time management - reinforcing great strategies that will last a lifetime and intended for students entering Grade 6. The instructor is Anthony Cece, GRMS teacher since 2001 with significant experience in learning strategies and study skills.

Grade: 6
Cost: $135
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 3 - 7
Location: Virtual/Online

Study Skills Essentials: 
Successful middle school students require a strong foundation in executive functioning skills.  Study Skills Essentials provides students with the necessary tools that are imperative for success in middle school and beyond. Topics include organizational skills, time management, test taking skills, following directions and long-term planning.  In addition to acquiring these essential skills, students will learn valuable tips to maintain them throughout their educational careers. The instructor is Anthony Cece, a GRMS teacher since 2001 with significant experience in learning strategies and study skills.

Grades: 5 - 8
Cost: $135
Time: 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 3 - 7
Location: Virtual/Online

MUSIC LESSONS

music lessons

Summer is a great time to improve at your instrument or learn how to play something new. Private music lessons offer comprehensive one-on-one music instruction in beginner to intermediate woodwinds, brass, strings, piano, percussion and guitar. 

Instructor: John Diomede, BM, MM, Music Composition, certified music teacher

Grades: 1 - 12
Cost: $180 for 6 lessons
Time: Varies and will be set up with Teacher
Instruction: 30 minute private lesson once a week for 6 weeks
Dates Available: June 22 - August 7
Location: Virtual/Online
  
 

FASHION DESIGN CAMP

sewing camp
Fashion design camp. Supplies will be mailed to your house.

Grades: 3 - 7
Time: 10 am - 11:30 am
Dates: June 22 - 26 / Monday - Friday
Location: Virtual/Online
  


WOODWORKING CAMP

woodwork camp

New to camp this year. Come join us this summer and have fun learning the basics of woodworking. Every day campers will start off by learning woodworking safety. They will also learn about the tools that are used and how the projects of the day are put together.  Campers will be doing light sanding with sandpaper, gluing and painting to make fun and exciting projects to bring home each day. Some projects will include a birdhouse, wooden games, animal figures, and much more. Campers may bring a snack and a drink.

Grades: 1 - 5
Cost: $285
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 10 - 14
Location: Glen Rock High School


KID BIZ CAMP - Canceled this summer
biz kid camp
Students will have the opportunity in this new camp to learn business tools and run through a portfolio of activities of their choice. These portfolios will open them to many buzz words and terms important to running their own business. The portfolios will include activities with ways to research needs and problems, pay for supplies, advertise, and run their business. Portfolios will include the ability to run their own lemonade stand, dog walking services, baked goods, and others. The target of the camp is to learn how to take these lessons and open the doors to one day finding a way to take their own path with their own ideas, skills, and experience. The instructor has experience as an Entrepreneurship high school teacher.

Grades: 3 - 6 
Cost: $195
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 3 - 7
Location: Glen Rock High School


SPORTS CAMPS

sport camp


Glen Rock Basketball Academy: Includes warm up/workout, offense and defense skills stations, team practice, 5-on-5 and 3-on-3 games. The camp is run under the direction of the GRHS basketball coaching staff. Bring lunch or order pizza from the camp canteen.

Grades: 4 - 9 Boys
Cost: $275
Date & Time of Session 1: July 13 - 17, 9 am - 2 pm (Monday - Thursday) and 9 am - 12 pm (Friday)
Date & Time of Session 2: July 27 - 31, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (Monday - Thursday) and 8:30 am - 11:30 am (Friday)
Location: Glen Rock High School
Grades: 4 - 9 Girls
Cost: $275
Date & Time: July 27 - August 1, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (Monday - Thursday) and 8:30 am - 11:30 am (Friday)
Location: Glen Rock High School


Glen Rock Football Camp: The camp is run under the direction of GRHS head football coach Jim Kurz, who is also assisted by other high school football coaches and current GRHS football players. The camp is designed for both experienced and inexperienced players and it will teach each player the fundamentals and techniques of the game. Campers will receive on-field instruction and practice specific skills and drills that will help them succeed at their positions. This program is “non-contact” without pads. 

Grades: 2 - 9
Cost: $175
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 
Day of the Week: Mondays
Dates: July 6, 13, 20 and 27 
Location: Glen Rock High School

Glen Rock Little League Baseball Camp: Baseball Coach Billy Crispino and coaches bring their own experiences and love of baseball to the young players developing their baseball skills. Camp includes position specific drills, base-running, pitching lessons, batting practice and batting video analysis. Games and competitions will also be included such as homerun derby, wiffle ball competitions and much more! All campers should come prepared with cleats, mitts, lunch, water bottle and sunscreen.

Grades: 3 - 9  Boys
Cost: $250
Time: 9 am - 2 pm
Days of the Week:
Monday - Friday
Dates:
July 20 - 24
Location: Glen Rock HS Baseball Field


Golf Camp: 
Tee it up with TGA for an action-packed week of golf camp! Our camp maximizes the fun by including instruction, games, and exciting activities to help players of all experience levels develop their skills and passion for the sport in a safe and supportive environment. Campers should wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. Campers should bring a snack and drink.

Grades: 3 - 6 
Cost: $205
Time: 12 pm - 3 pm
Days of the week: Monday - Friday
Dates: August 3 - 7 
Location: Glen Rock High School


Rock Lacrosse Camp: Varsity lacrosse head coach Mike Escalante and his staff of high school coaches and players offer expert instruction and passion for the game of lacrosse. Camp includes position specific drills, faceoff specialist drills, 1v1 play, group play and team play. The goals of the camp are to enhance each player’s individual skill, each player’s lacrosse I.Q, and introduce team concepts. Games and competitions will also be included throughout the camp! All campers should come prepared with full lacrosse equipment, water and lunch. 

Grades: 4 - 9 Boys
Cost: $250 
Time: 9 am - 2 pm
Days of the Week: Monday - Thursday (Friday rain date)
Dates: July 6 - 9
Location: Glen Rock High School


Girl's Summer Lacrosse: 
The Glen Rock Girls' Varsity Lacrosse Clinics will be run by head coach Kyle McCourt, along with other Glen Rock High School players and coaches affiliated with the program. For four days, players will learn and practice the fundamentals/tactics of girls’ lacrosse.  Numerous skills and strategies of the sport will be learned based on the appropriate age groups, as well as fun activities for enjoyment/team building.  The clinics will be available for girls going into grades 1-4 and grades 5-8.  Players should come equipped with their own girls’ lacrosse stick, goggles, mouthpiece and water/sports drink.


Grades: 1 - 9
Cost: $120 (Grades 1 - 5), $160 (Grades 6 - 9)
Time: 1 - 5 (4 pm - 5:30 pm) and 6 - 9 (5:45 pm - 7:45 pm)
Days of the Week: Monday - Thursday (Friday rain date)
Dates: July 6 - 9
Location: Glen Rock High School


Canceled this summer Rock Softball Camp: Coach Kelly Dowell along with GRHS softball coaches and varsity softball players, brings many years of teaching skill development and fundamentals. The camp includes Video Analysis, the ultimate technique in performance feedback for hitting and fielding. Campers should come prepared to play hard, learn a lot and have fun! Equipment needed includes: sneakers or cleats, mitt, batting gloves and bat (optional), batting helmet, lunch, water bottle and sunblock. 

Grades: 3 - 9 Girls
Cost: $265
Time: 9 am - 2 pm
Days of the week: Monday - Thursday (Friday rain date)
Dates: July 6 - 9 
Location: Glen Rock High School


Rock Sports Camp: Under the direction of Jim Kurz, head football coach for Glen Rock High School and veteran camp director, Rock Sports Camp introduces young players to a variety of sports including football, soccer, basketball, hockey, volleyball and lacrosse. Games include dodgeball, kickball, Steal-the-Bacon, Soldiers and Medics, Dungeon, and more. Each week is not a duplicate of the other weeks. The staff is made up of primarily experienced physical education teachers, coaches and current and former Glen Rock star athletes. The camp provides a balance of cooperative activities and individual skill development. Campers enjoy a caring, supportive and fun environment where each child receives recognition for his/her contributions. 

Grades: 1 - 6 
Time: 8:30 am - 12 pm
Dates: July 6 - 10 for $185, Monday - Friday
Location: Glen Rock High School

Soccer Camp: This camp has a curriculum that ensures kids are having an absolute blast while developing essential physical skills. Coaches use a curriculum that is both age and skill level appropriate. 


Grades: 3 - 6
Time: 12 pm - 3 pm
Cost: $165
Days of the Week: Monday - Thursday
Dates: August 10 - 14
Location: Glen Rock High School

Rock Tennis Clinic: Join Varsity Tennis coach Bonnie Zimmermann and some talented players to learn and practice your tennis skills.  All levels are welcome to practice strokes and play games that will be fun and challenging.  Campers should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a refillable water bottle and snacks.  Tennis is a fun lifetime sports so let’s get started.


Grades: 5 - 9 
Cost: $190
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Days of the week: Monday - Thursday (Friday rain date)
Session 1: July 6 - 9 
Session 2: July 13 - 16
Session 3: July 20 - 23
Location: Glen Rock HS Tennis Courts


Rock Track and Field Camp: The camp is directed by head track coaches JP McCarten and Stacie Gallo. This program incorporates age appropriate activities including warm ups/ cool downs, yoga and stretching, training for races, relay events, and field events including throwing, jumping and hurdling led by high school coaches and athletes that will use their experience and knowledge to educate campers. Campers must bring sneakers, water, sunblock, and a snack. 

Grades: Grades 1 - 8
Time: 8:30 am - 12 pm
Cost: $185 
Days of the week: Monday - Thursday 
Session 1: July 13 - 16
Session 2: July 27-30
Location:
Glen Rock High School


STEM VIRTUAL CAMP

science camp stem

This year STEM Camp will be virtual. New to this year's STEM Camp, each week will have a new theme, and campers will rotate between four areas each day: science, math, coding and technology. Themes this year include: planets, animals, water and weather. The camp is led by the direction of Glen Rock certified teacher, Heather McDermott. Curriculum is grade specific, so returning campers will have a brand new experience! 


STEM Camp Hours: 8:45 am - 11:30 am
Cost for Grades 1 - 6: $185 per week
Days: Monday - Friday
Week 1: July 6 - 10, theme is Plants 
Week 2: July 13 - 17, theme is Animals
Week 3: July 20 - 24, theme is Water
Week 4: July 27 - 31, theme is Weather
 
  
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