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Summer 2021 Lower School (Grades K-4)

Summer at Hockaday 2021: Reimagined!

Welcome to Summer at Hockaday 2021 Reimagined!

Lower School in-person camps and classes will take place from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Classes are limited to 10 participants with the exception of fitness camps, which allow for up to 25 participants. Weekly cohorts will be established with social distancing in place and mask wearing as a daily requirement.

Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.

The following Enrollment Contract and Pandemic Policies will require an electronic signature within the registration process. Please read prior to registering:
 


We're looking forward to being together again and to a fabulous REIMAGINED summer!

REIMAGINE Day Camp

We have REIMAGINED Day Camp! For summer 2021, our traditional Discover Day Camps and Creative Arts & Science Camp are combining to form REIMAGINE Day Camp for PreK through Grade 2 girls and boys. Weekly sessions will include a variety of activities to include imaginative play, critical thinking, creative expression, outdoor exploring, and much more. Each week will center around fun and engaging themes. PreK and Kindergarten participants will be grouped, and first and second grade participants will be grouped. Social distancing will be included along with all participants, faculty, and staff wearing masks. Each week will differ from previous weeks, so join us for multiple weeks! Class sizes are limited to allow us to follow health and safety guidelines. While this may seem limiting, this will still be the same amazing experience for our youngest campers!

Supply kits will be provided all participants.

REIMAGINE Day Camp takes place in person June 7 through July 23 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in weekly sessions. 
 
Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.

Please Note: Your child must be 4 by June 1, 2021.

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REIMAGINE Day Camp Weekly Sessions

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  • Week 1

    Ages: Age 4 – Grade 2 (Camper must be 4 by June 1, 2021.)
     
    Dates/Time:
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (In-person)
     
    Tuition:
    In-person $380

  • Week 2

    Ages: Age 4 – Grade 2 (Camper must be 4 by June 1, 2021.)
     
    Dates/Time:
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (In-person)
     
    Tuition:
    In-person $380
  • Week 3

    Ages: Age 4 – Grade 2 (Camper must be 4 by June 1, 2021.)
     
    Dates/Time:
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (In-person)
     
    Tuition:
    In-person $380
  • Week 4

    Ages: Age 4 – Grade 2 (Camper must be 4 by June 1, 2021.)
     
    Dates/Time:
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (In-person)
     
    Tuition:
    In-person $380
  • Week 5

    Ages: Age 4 – Grade 2 (Camper must be 4 by June 1, 2021.)
     
    Dates/Time:
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (In-person)
     
    Tuition:
    In-person $380
  • Week 6

    Ages: Age 4 – Grade 2 (Camper must be 4 by June 1, 2021.)
     
    Dates/Time:
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (In-person)
     
    Tuition:
    In-person $380
  • Week 7

    Ages: Age 4 – Grade 2 (Camper must be 4 by June 1, 2021.)
     
    Dates/Time:
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (In-person)
     
    Tuition:
    In-person $380

Explorations Specialty Camps Reimagined!

Lower School Explorations has been reimagined to provide in-person camps and classes for summer 2021. Programs offer a variety of activities and enrichment that span a wide range of interests. Social distancing will be included along with all participants, faculty, and staff wearing masks. Class sizes are limited to allow us to follow health and safety guidelines.

Register for multiple weeks to create a summer experience of creative learning and enrichment! 

Explorations Reimagined takes place in person June 7 through July 23 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in weekly sessions. Supply kits will be provided for all participants.

Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.


Download the At-A-Glance schedule on the right-hand side of this page to view camp and class schedules by week. To view camp and class details, scroll this page.

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Explorations Reimagine Specialty Camps and Summer Virtual Academy

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  • American Girl Camp

    Travel through time with your favorite American Girl stories! We will explore aspects of American history through this popular series. Come enjoy a week of crafts, acting, reading, hands-on activities, and much more. Your doll is invited to join you for all the fun!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 3
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Tuition: $380
  • Art Camp (Grades 1 & 2)

    Join us for Art Camp Reimagined! Each week will consist of multi-media art projects and experiences. Sessions will include different projects from previous weeks, so you are welcome to register for multiple weeks of Art Camp!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 2
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Tuition: $380
  • Art Camp (Grades 2-4)

    Join us for Art Camp Reimagined! Each week will consist of multi-media art projects and experiences. Sessions will include different projects from previous weeks, so you are welcome to register for multiple weeks of Art Camp!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 2 – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Bike Camp

    Join us for Bike Camp Reimagined! Coach Stewart Ball and his staff of coaches have taught hundreds of children to ride a bike. Let us teach you to ride in this popular, low pressure, enjoyable class. All you need is a bike, helmet, water bottle, and snack. Bikes can be kept on campus throughout the week's class.

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades K – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 28 – July 2, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Tuition: $380
  • Dance Camp

    With so many fun dance styles available, how do you pick just one? In Dance Camp, you can pick them all! Each week will include a variety of dance styles. We will also learn the history behind the dance genre explored.  Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, and Musical Theatre, and more! Join us for multiple weeks! This is Dance Camp Reimagined!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Fit Kids Running + Strength!

    Ready, set, soar! The key to excelling in all sports is speed and/or endurance and proper form. With the coach's guidance, you will set personal goals and strive each day to reach them along with participating in cross training, fun runs, and relays with other campers. Fitness games, group games, and more fun activities will be incorporated in the daily schedule. Our coaches will work on specific technique to improve your form as a runner and help increase your speed and endurance. Come soar with us! Social distancing will be required.

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Math Camp (Grades 1 & 2)

    Get ready for some fun! We will cover money, telling time, addition, subtraction, and several other concepts. We'll use a number line, hundreds grid, and additional tools to solve math challenges. Come join us and you'll see just how fun math can be! This is Math Camp Reimagined!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 2
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Math Camp (Grades 3 & 4)

    Get ready for some fun! We will cover money, telling time, addition, subtraction, and several other concepts. We'll use a number line, hundreds grid, and additional tools to solve math challenges. Come join us and you'll see just how fun math can be! This is Math Camp Reimagined!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 3 – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Minecraft U

    This is the Minecraft camp for you! Minecraft U follows a progressive curriculum focused on learning computer skills, problem solving, planning and building, but it's Minecraft, so it's always going to be fun! We emphasize cooperative play and teach game etiquette. Included in the camp tuition is one year of access to our Minecraft monitored server, which allows campers continued access to their projects. Our staff is comprised of computer scientists, teachers, and software developers who also enjoy gaming and Minecraft. Class size is limited to 10.

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades K – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Reading Camp (Grades 1 & 2)

    This reading camp will look at classic and modern stories by using a fun performance style, reader’s theatre. You will explore the power of your own voice to bring characters to life right off the page with no pressure, because there is no heavy memorization required. Imagine giving voice to a woodland creature or creating thoughts for the leader of the townspeople. Public speaking exercises, theatre games, and improv will all be used as part of the fun. With this creative approach, you will see your reading skills soar!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 2
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Reading Camp (Grades 3 & 4)

    This reading camp will look at classic and modern stories by using a fun performance style, reader’s theatre. You will explore the power of your own voice to bring characters to life right off the page with no pressure, because there is no heavy memorization required. Imagine giving voice to a woodland creature or creating thoughts for the leader of the townspeople. Public speaking exercises, theatre games, and improv will all be used as part of the fun. With this creative approach, you will see your reading skills soar!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 3 – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Science Explorers (Grades 1 & 2)

    This class will prove that science is COOL! Using many facets of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), you'll have fun doing hands-on experiments, rocket launching, and learning how things work. Future scientists begin right here! Each week will explore different lessons and experiences so join us for multiple weeks!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 2
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Science Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)

    This class will prove that science is COOL! Using many facets of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), you'll have fun doing hands-on experiments, rocket launching, and learning how things work. Future scientists begin right here! Each week will explore different lessons and experiences so join us for multiple weeks!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 3 – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Super Sleuths (Grades 1 & 2)

    This camp is for the curious at heart! We will dive into problem-solving challenges, scavenger hunts, mystery games, and more! You will strengthen your analytical and critical thinking skills as we work together to reach conclusions based on evidence. Games, puzzles, stories, quests, and more! Each week will contain different challenges, so join us for multiple weeks!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 2
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Super Sleuths (Grades 3 & 4)

    This camp is for the curious at heart! We will dive into problem-solving challenges, scavenger hunts, mystery games, and more! You will strengthen your analytical and critical thinking skills as we work together to reach conclusions based on evidence. Games, puzzles, stories, quests, and more! Each week will contain different challenges, so join us for multiple weeks!

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 3 – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380
  • Tennis, Gym Games & Fitness

    This camp is what we all need - active movement! Each day will include a tennis lesson, gym games, and fitness activities. Activities will be designed to include social distancing. Participants will have individual game kits that include all the materials needed for the activities. Participants will not share equipment. In Tennis, we will work on cardiovascular and agility drills and engage in full-court matches. We will stress a full service motion, overhead, and volley skills. You will also learn strategy of singles and doubles play. After assessing your playing level, you will practice with and challenge others of comparable skill. The ball machine will be available and in case of rain, indoor activities that can be applied to tennis will take place. You are welcome to bring your own racquet; however, racquets will be provided for all. Conclude the camp with fitness activities and active games. Indoor and outdoor space will be used.

    Registrations will close at 11:59 pm every Tuesday for the upcoming week to allow us to make preparations for new groups of participants.
     
    Ages: Entering Grades 1 – 4
     
    Dates/Time:     
    June 7 – June 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 14 – June 18, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 21 – June 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    June 28 – July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 5 – July 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 12 – July 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    July 19 – July 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     
    Tuition: $380

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