First Presbyterian Day School To Offer Unusual Summer Camps

Are you looking for a unique summer camp for your children?  In addition to traditional camps such as baseball, soccer, softball, cheerleading and art, First Presbyterian Day School is offering some unusual choices as well.

Crocheting with a Cause, June 15 – 19 – At this camp, students in grades 5 – 12 can learn how to crochet. Not only will they learn this time-honored skill, but they will make wash cloths to give to Covenant Care babies.

Pinterest Party, June 1 – 5 – Ever seen the array of fun projects on Pinterest? At this camp, girls in grades 1 – 8 will try their hand at this crafty fun with Pinterest-inspired creativity.

Junior Chef Baking Boot Camp, June 8 – 12 – Students in grades 1 – 8 can immerse themselves in the world of tasty baked goods with this week-long camp that goes beyond the basics to teach the art and science of making homemade biscuits, muffins, cupcakes, and cookies.

Happy Paws and Wet Noses Pet Camp, June 22 – 26 – Party with pets! Campers in grades 4 -7  will explore pet care, training safety, and play with special guests including a veterinarian, wildlife biologist, and animal rescue personnel.

Robotics Camp, June 22 – 26 – Come explore the captivating technology of LEGO MINDSTROMS EV3 robotics. Students ages 9 and up can learn to use motors, sensors, and software to program their commands.

Truth Be Told Art Camp, June 1 – 5 – Students in grades 2 – 12 can go home with a painted canvas each day

Drumming Up Fun and Other Music Camps – This summer students can explore a variety of instruments. In Drumming Up Fun Camp, students in grades 3 – 5 will play West African drums and other percussion instruments to get into the beat. FPD will also offer nine other instruments camps that explore multiple instruments including keyboard, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, fiddle, mandolin and more. Each is based not on a specific instrument, but on a music genre such as bluegrass, folk, blues, soft rock, and swinging sixties.

Register online at FPD’s website for these camps and lots of other summer fun!