About

Summer at St. Andrew’s 2017

Join the SAS family for a summer of fun and friendship! We offer camps for aspiring artists, athletes, scientists, musicians, chess enthusiasts, cooks and more.

When: May 30th – June 23rd, 2017 
Where: St. Andrew's Episcopal School (1112 W. 31st Street and 5901 Southwest Parkway)
Who: Youth and young adults ages 4-18 are welcome! (Session Grade levels listed below are for your child's 2017 Grade) 
Questions? Contact Aimee Zivin, St. Andrew’s Summer Camp Director
 
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SAS Junior Counselors Wanted!
Current and incoming St. Andrew's Middle and Upper School students are invited to serve as Junior Counselors in many camps.  All interested St. Andrew’s students must submit an application and complete a brief orientation prior to serving.  Counselors are placed on a “first come” basis, and placement is not guaranteed.  The deadline for Junior Counselor applications is April 14, 2017 or when all openings fill.  To apply, students should complete this Google form. Thank you for your interest in serving the St. Andrew’s summer community!

Week 1 - May 30 through June 2

Week 1 - All Day + AM Only Sessions

List of 8 items.

  • Inventors Workshop (Grades PreK-1)

    Time: 9:00-12:00
    Price: $190
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Colleen Kell
     
    What do all inventors have? Creativity, of course! Our young STEAM designers will plan and create using hundreds of fun and unusual building materials such as sugar cubes, curlers, sponges, glow sticks, crackers and lots of tape.
  • Classic Art (Grades 1-5)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm 
    Price: $190
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Holly Melear
     
    Join the beloved St. Andrew's Lower School Art Teacher, Ms. Melaear for an amazing, artistic week! Students will create still life work, hand-worked ceramic bowls and explore print making. All art will be displayed at the Creation Fair at Week's end.
  • Sports Plus Jr (Grades 1-3)

    Time: 9:00-12:00
    Price: $190
    Location: 31s Street campus
    Teacher(s): Tom Costas, Maria Brummer

    Been watching big brother or sister go off each day to Sports Plus and wished you were old enough to go, too? Sports Plus Junior is for entering first, second and third graders. Boys and girls participate in group games as well as individual challenges appropriate for their developmental level. This one-week camp includes one field trip (Pump-It-Up).
  • Yoga with Coach Adams (Grades 1-5)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 pm (Morning Session)
    Price: $190
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Nichole Adams
     
    The goal of this camp is to offer children a fun, empowering, educational, and creativity-boosting camp experience. Children will enjoy a nurturing, supportive, non-competitive atmosphere, will stretch, strengthen and energize their bodies and minds, learn to express themselves creatively and compassionately, practice working cooperatively in large and small groups, be introduced to activities they may not have tried before, learn self-regulation techniques, develop special friendships and have loads of fun! What's included: We will create a yoga journal with pictures of campers in each pose that we learn. By the end of the week, campers will have a practice journal to help them remember how to practice yoga at home. Campers who come to multiple weeks will learn and journal progressively more challenging poses each week. Anynone who attends the yoga camp will receive a camp t-shirt!
  • Creekside Explorers: Survival Edition (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $190
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Dave McDonald
     
    Campers will make survival shelters, and fairy houses, track wildlife, go fishing, build cordage from found material, and learn animal stalking skills, among much more! They will then find themselves in mock adventure scenarios where they have to put these skills to use (they will, of course, be safe the entire time)! They will also view more advanced survival techniques such as a live bow drill fire demonstration by our own Georgia Parker, a trained survivalist expert! Ditch the classroom, let's go to the creek!
  • Tennis Clinic with Central Texas Tennis Association (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am
    Price: $200
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Sarah Parnell
     
    Red Ball Tennis(ages 5-9) Well rounded blend of technique and tennis games in a fun & educational environment. , Orange Ball(ages 9-11)concentrates on stroke production, rallying and learning the basic concepts of tennis. Green Ball(age 12 +) using low compression balls, practices will encourage success through rallying, skill development and proper technique. Tennis for all!
  • It's Natural - Mixed Media Art in Nature (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 9:00 am-1:00 pm 
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $300 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Brittany Berstrom
     
    Enjoy the beautiful summer days by creating art in a variety of ways. Start by drawing outdoors, then painting the landscape, printing with linoleum and finally, creating a mixed media collage--all based on the natural world. Students will work in and outside the studio.
  • *All Day - Verano en Español: Spanish Immersion (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm (Full Day)
    Price: $300
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Kathryn Mendez
     
    Based on the model for the Middlebury Spanish immersion program, Spanish immersion camp will give you a chance to experience each full day of the week entirely in Spanish. Make friends, learn new skills, explore other cultures and have a great time practicing your Spanish without worrying about grades, tests, and textbooks. Enjoy your summer and improve your Spanish conversation skills all at the same time. ¡Te esperamos!

Week 1 - PM Only Sessions

List of 4 items.

  • Treasure Hunters (Grades PreK-1)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
    Price: $190
    Location: 31st Street campus
    Teacher(s): Colleen Kell

    Aaarrrrr ye ready for some fun? Join crew and yer mateys for a rip-roarin’ great time filled with hands-on STEAM activities, treasure map making and treasure hunting, along with landlubber songs and games.
  • Suzuki Guitar Camp (Grades 2-6)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm 
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Darrel Mayers
     
    Join Mr. Mayers for a week of of musical adventure! Campers will work on some Suzuki guitar ensemble pieces as well as folk melodies and strum chords. All levels welcome, as music and instruction will accommodate multiple levels of expertise. The week will include special guest guitarists who will share some of their magical sounds. Additional beginnner instruction will be offered will be offered between noon and 1 p.m. each day (participation and schedule to be determined by the instructor). The week will end with an informal concert open to families and campers from other programs. All campers should bring their own guitars.
  • 3D Printing (Grades 3-5)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
    Price: $190
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Mary Whitaker
     
    Students will learn the basics of CAD Design and 3D printing. They will work on group collaboration and design functional items that solve a problem and also creations developed through imagination. All inventions will be displayed at the Creation Fair at Week's end.
  • Functional Fitness Fun (Grades 3-5)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm 
    Price: $190
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Doug Eleby
     
    Students will take part in fun workouts that will expose them to the benefits of functional fitness.

Week 2 - JUNE 5 through JUNE 9

Week 2 - All Day + AM Only Sessions

List of 16 items.

  • Journey to Outer Space! (Grades Pre K-1)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm (Morning Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Colleen Kell
     
    Blast off for a week of fun learning about Earth and Outer Space! Campers will use games, songs and creative play in their week of otherworldly fun. Our young astronauts will love a wide variety of creation stations where their imaginations will know no limits!
  • Baseball (Grades 1-5) [Runs M-Th]

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $160
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Bart Bratcher and Mamon Tucker
     
    The Baseball Camp is designed for the camper who wants to enjoy the outdoors, acquire some baseball knowledge, and make new friends. The emphasis of this camp is both on the fundamentals of baseball and on having fun. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School baseball coaching staff. This camp runs M-TH only.
  • *All Day - Chess Camp (Grades 1-12)

    Time: 9:00-4:00 (Full Day)
    Price: $350
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Gary Gaiffe
     
    Chess Camp includes formal instruction and play, plus a camp-wide tournament at the end of the week! -Beginners learn basic chess theory, game objectives, piece movement, game and tournament rules.
    -Intermediates study chess analysis and decision-making, tactics, checkmate patterns and tournament strategies. -Advanced students are taught more sophisticated chess techniques and decision-making, complex tactics, calculated and intuitive sacrifices, opening and endgame analysis.
  • Woodworking (Grades 1-2)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $250
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Kate Torres
     
    During our camp time together, each camper will learn about the qualities of wood as an art material and safe tool use. We will use vise grips, c-clamps, coping and cross cut saws, hammers, nails, screwdrivers and sandpaper. Students will build unique works of art and paint them before bringing them home for families to admire. All art will be displayed at the Creation Fair at Week's end.
  • Yoga Play with Coach Adams (Grades 1-2)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Nichole Adams
     
    The goal of this camp is to offer children a fun, empowering, educational, and creativity-boosting camp experience. Children will enjoy a nurturing, supportive, non-competitive atmosphere, will stretch, strengthen and energize their bodies and minds, learn to express themselves creatively and compassionately, practice working cooperatively in large and small groups, be introduced to activities they may not have tried before, learn self-regulation techniques, develop special friendships and have loads of fun! What's included: We will create a yoga journal with pictures of campers in each pose that we learn. By the end of the week, campers will have a practice journal to help them remember how to practice yoga at home. Campers who come to multiple weeks will learn and journal progressively more challenging poses each week. Anynone who attends the yoga camp will receive a camp t-shirt!
  • Chess Camp (Grades 1-12)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Gary Gaiffe
     
    Chess Camp includes formal instruction and play, plus a camp-wide tournament at the end of the week! -Beginners learn basic chess theory, game objectives, piece movement, game and tournament rules.
    -Intermediates study chess analysis and decision-making, tactics, checkmate patterns and tournament strategies. -Advanced students are taught more sophisticated chess techniques and decision-making, complex tactics, calculated and intuitive sacrifices, opening and endgame analysis.
  • Running with Joy, with Gilbert Tuhabonye (Grades 1-12)

    Time: 8:00-10:00 am
    Price: $200
    Location: Zilker Park, near the Barton Springs entrance
    Teacher(s): Gilbert Tuhaboyne
     
    Join world renowned running legend and St. Andrew's Cross Country and Track Coach Gilbert Tuhabonye and focus on running form, biomechanics, breathing, relays, Olympic handball, and most importantly, FUN! Students will also learn life lessons from a true survivor. Groups will be divided into skill level and age. The basics of running will be covered including: Agility drills, Circuit training, Workouts to build power, Speed building, Endurance training, Flexibility strategies, Nutrition advice and a timed trial (distance to be determined).
  • Unisaders (Grades 1-12; Senior Citizens + Adult Children Welcome)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $0 (FREE!)
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): One Wheel Many Children
     
    The unicycle is far more than a circus toy. When introduced appropriately, it's a complete childhood development tool that inspires children to grow physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially through the power of play. Join Jimi Agnew, founder of One Wheel Many Children, as children from all over Austin come for this fantastic and free opportunity. Benefits include: self confidence, perseverance, physical fitness, collaborative problem solving, and pure joy. Join in a week of the Unicycle joy!
  • Creekside Explorers: Survival Edition (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Dave McDonald
     
    Campers will make survival shelters, and fairy houses, track wildlife, go fishing, build cordage from found material, and learn animal stalking skills, among much more! They will then find themselves in mock adventure scenarios where they have to put these skills to use (they will, of course, be safe the entire time)! They will also view more advanced survival techniques such as a live bow drill fire demonstration by our own Georgia Parker, a trained survivalist expert! Ditch the classroom, let's go to the creek!
  • Crusader Volleyball (Grades 3-6)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Maria Brummer, Betsy Ross
     
    Crusader Volleyball Camp is for beginning to intermediate girls and boys entering grades 3 through 6. The campers will either learn or strengthen their skills in serving, passing, setting, and hitting, by using a variety of fun drills and game-type situations. This camp and includes a camp t-shirt, and a chart to mark their individual progress. This camp fills up quickly, so register early.
  • Football Camp (Grades 3-10) [3 Day Camp June 7-9]

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $120
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Taylor Stewart
     
    The Football Camp is a comprehensive camp experience for athletes of all skill levels, whether they are new to the game or have been playing for years. Individual and team concepts will be improved upon with game-like situations daily. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School football coaching staff along with special appearances by UT legends. This camp will run June 7th, 8th, and 9th only.
  • Beginning & Intermediate Ceramics: Hand-building & Wheel-throwing (Grades 6-8)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $300 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Cap Brooks
     
    This five day intensive ceramics class will focus on hand-building and an introduction to the potter's wheel. Students will learn techniques based on their current skill level--beginning or intermediate. Traditional and alternative glazing and firing methods will be discussed and explored. All fired work will be available one week after the end of the class. Get dirty, have fun, grow skills!!
  • Beginning Hot Glass Bead Workshop (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $400 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Sharon Rico Young
     
    Working with Hot Head Torches, students will learn the basics of the art of lampwork. Students will build skills and understand safety and use of working with torches while creating a variety of artisan glass beads through exciting techniques including shaping, color schemes, raised dots and stringer work, encasing precious metals and millefiori and using frit, plus much more! This is a favorite art activity presented each year in the Sculpture Studio with Sharon Rico Young. It will be intense, hot and fun!! The class is limited to 8 students.
  • *All Day - Intro Moviemaking Workshop (Grades 6-8)

    Time: 9:00-4:00 (Full Day)
    Price: $350
    * Price increases to $400 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Molly McDermott
     
    Want to be a filmmaker? Learn the basics of storytelling through video as you write, shoot, and edit your own short live action or stop-motion animated film. After some basics of theory and design, participants will work alone or in groups to create projects to be screened at the end of the week. No additional equipment purchases necessary! Molly McDermott has been a working filmmaker making short films, commercials, documentaries, and music videos in San Francisco and Austin for her whole career, and has occasionally taught filmmaking at St. Andrew’s Upper School.
  • *All Day - Summer Musical Theatre Camp I (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 9:00-4:00 (Full Day)
    Price: $450
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Jason Kruger & Michael Rosensteel
     
    Summer Musical Theater Camp offers Middle and High School students a week of fantastic performance preparation, culminating in a production for family and friends in the Dell Performing Arts Center. Students will develop and improve their vocal, acting, and dancing abilities in a fun group environment. Final Performance: Friday, June 9th at 5:00 p.m.
  • *All Day - Photography: Film to Digital and Back Again (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 9:00-4:00 (Full Day)
    Price: $350
    * Price increases to $400 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Darcie Westerlund
     
    Dive into a week-long photography exploration! Learn to make better images through film photography and the Darkroom. Turn around and scan the images into Photoshop for exciting new ideas in the Digital Media Lab. "Old School" and "New School" collide in a mixing of traditional photography materials, techniques and processes with alternative ways of seeing and creating. Mix the magic of the darkroom with the cool of the digital!

Week 2 - PM Only Sessions

List of 11 items.

  • Exploring Myths and Legends (Grades PreK-1)

    Time: 1:00 - 4pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Colleen Kell
     
    Creative young minds + STEAM activities = Ways to help our favorite characters. Can we construct a better house for the three pigs? Can we design a better plan for Rapunzel? How can we help our Star Wars favorites? We'll also have fun creating our own monsters, heroes, fairies, and characters to tell new stories.
  • Chess (Grades 1-12)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Gary Gaiffe
     
    Chess Camp includes formal instruction and play, plus a camp-wide tournament at the end of the week! -Beginners learn basic chess theory, game objectives, piece movement, game and tournament rules.
    -Intermediates study chess analysis and decision-making, tactics, checkmate patterns and tournament strategies. -Advanced students are taught more sophisticated chess techniques and decision-making, complex tactics, calculated and intuitive sacrifices, opening and endgame analysis.
  • Creative Arts Passport (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Dave McDonald
     
    Children will become cultural world travelers as they visit a different country's culture every day of camp! Learning native skills, they will be thrown into adventures inspired by the folklore of each country. Ritual dances will be danced, traditional food will be prepared, boards will be kicked through and faces will be painted. This camp will also feature a visit from an Nigerian master drummer and story teller!
  • Authors and Creators (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $250
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Dr. Alexandra Baird
     
    St. Andrew’s Technology Coach, Dr. Alexandra Baird, will engage students in the writing process to develop ELA literacy, digital literacy, and creativity. Students will publish their fictional story, which focuses on a problem-solution plot, in both a hardcover book and a digital story. First students will hand-write and draw their story. Then students will take pictures of their work and add voiceovers and digital embellishments to create a multimedia product they are sure to be proud of! All books will be displayed at the Creation Fair at Week's end.
  • Woodworking (Grades 3-5)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $250
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Kate Torres
     
    During our camp time together, each camper will learn about the qualities of wood as an art material and safe tool use. We will use vise grips, c-clamps, coping and cross cut saws, hammers, nails, screwdrivers and sandpaper. Students will build unique works of art and paint them before bringing them home for families to admire. All art will be displayed at the Creation Fair at Week's end.
  • Crusader Girls Basketball (Grades 3-6)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $200
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Tom Costas
     
    Crusader basketball camp develops the beginner, intermediate and advanced player. Ball handling, dribbling, passing and shooting will be worked on daily. Offensive and defensive techniques and strategies are taught and practiced. Game play is evaluated so the girls will have valuable feedback. Each day ends with a fun contest!
  • Boys Basketball (Grades 5-8)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Jeff McCrary
     
    The Boys Basketball Camp is a fun way to improve skills and team concepts. Instruction will include both individual skill development, as well as various offensive and defensive team concepts. Campers will also participate in individual contests and 5-on-5 games. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School boys basketball coaching staff.
  • Softball (Grades 5-12)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Marlee Gabaldon
     
    The Softball Camp provides a fun environment for players of all ages by concentrating on individual skill development and team play concepts. Each camper has more than 2½ hours of instruction on the field, combined with skill development, and field sports. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School softball coaching staff.
  • Field Hockey - 4 Days (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 5:00 - 8:00pm
    Price: $160
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Anna McQuaid
     
    The Girls Field Hockey Camp encourages player development. The teaching sessions are structured to allow players in grades 6-12th to progress at their own pace with players of similar age and ability. Fundamentals and skills are at the center of this camp. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School field hockey coaching staff. This camp runs M-TH only.
  • Boys Basketball Camp (Grades 9-12)

    Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Jeff McCrary
     
    The Boys Basketball Camp is a fun way to improve skills and team concepts. Instruction will include both individual skill development, as well as various offensive and defensive team concepts. Campers will also participate in individual contests and 5-on-5 games. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School boys basketball coaching staff.
  • Intermediate Hot Glass Bead Workshop (Grades 9-12)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $300 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Sharon Rico Young
     
    If you love making beads with the Hot Head Torches and you want to continue to develop your skills for more sophisticated bead designs, this is the class for YOU! This intense week of work will provide you with many new materials and ideas for glass bead jewelry. Creating unique handcrafted jewelry pieces will be an important component of this workshop. Sharon will work with you on an individual basis to create your own designs.

Week 3 - June 12 through June 16

Week 3 - All Day + AM Only Sessions

List of 13 items.

  • Fun Cru (Grades PreK-2)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 pm (Morning Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Colleen Kell
     
    FUN CRU! is specifically designed for younger children. Activities are hands-on with an emphasis on FUN in a relaxed setting. Children will travel on an adventure through the world of "Imagination and Invention", while participating in physical education, gardening and cooking, creative dramatics, science and problem-solving and PLAY!
  • Number Sense & STEAM (Grades 1-2)

    Time: 9:00-12:00
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Will Frazier and Geoff Harrison
     
    Come have fun with math and STEAM! Each day will consist of number routines, games challenges that develop problem-solving skills.
  • *All Day - Summer Musical Theatre Camp II (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 9:00-4:00 
    Price: $450
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Jason Kruger & Michael Rosensteel
     
    Summer Musical Theater Camp offers Elementary students a week of fantastic performance preparation, culminating in a production for family and friends in the Dell Performing Arts Center. Students will develop and improve their vocal, acting, and dancing abilities in a fun group environment. Final Performance: Friday, June 16th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Sports Plus Session 1 (Grades 3-6)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am
    Price: $200
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Tom Costas, Maria Brummer
     
    Whether it's an individual or team sport, or a noncompetitive game, students have fun improving skills, teamwork and sportsmanship. No special athletic skills are required-just enthusiasm, energy to burn, and a desire to learn something new! Activities include: Floor Hockey, Kickball, and Archery.
  • *All Day - Sports Plus Combo! Session 1 (Grades 3-6)

    Time: 9:00-4:00
    Price: $400
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Tom Costas, Maria Brummer
     
    If you are signing up for Sports Plus camp in the morning and the Sports Plus on the Road camp in the afternoon, sign up for the “Sports Plus Combo” to receive your discount.
  • Volleyball (Grades 3-12)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Jesse Sultzer
     
    The Volleyball Camp is designed for grades 3-12 and will focus on learning to play the game in an exciting environment. No experience necessary. Players will learn all the fundamental skills of volleyball, including beach volleyball, through a game-centered approach. Small group games will maximize every player’s opportunity to play the ball and keep things fun. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School volleyball coaching staff.
  • Boys Lacrosse (Grades 4-9)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Josh Blumenthal
     
    The Boys Lacrosse Camp is designed for boys in grades 4–9, who are looking to learn the game of lacrosse in a competitive and fun atmosphere. Each camper will be taught at a level that is appropriate for his ability and physical stature. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School boys lacrosse coaching staff.
  • Boys & Girls Soccer (Grades 5-9)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Matteo Curioni
     
    The Boys & Girls Soccer Camp will emphasize the fundamental skills needed to become a better soccer player. With an emphasis on technical skills and basic offensive and defensive concepts, players will be exposed to all aspects of the game and encouraged to try every position. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School soccer coaching staff.
  • Baseball (Grades 6-8) [M-Th]

    Time: 9:00-12:00 pm
    Price: $160
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Mamon Tucker & Bart Bratcher
     
    The Baseball Camp is designed for the camper who wants to enjoy the outdoors, acquire some baseball knowledge, and make new friends. The emphasis of this camp is both on the fundamentals of baseball and on having fun. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School baseball coaching staff. This camp runs M-TH only.
  • Digital Media Skills--Basic and Intermediate (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $300 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Brittany Bernstrom
     
    Get familiar with the Digital Media Lab in this summer course. You will learn the basics of Photoshop, scanning and printing. Learn to utilize the tools in Photoshop, whether you want to edit photographs or create something digitally from scratch. Experiment with collage or draw using the WACOM tablet. When finished, properly save your artwork in the correct digital format to share online or print it out to hand and show all of your friends!
  • *All Day - Mother Falcon Music Lab (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 8:00-5:00
    Price: $375
    * Price increases to $475 after 4/1
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Andrew Fontenot

    The Mother Falcon Music Lab is a summer music program targeting players of symphonic instruments as well as standard rock band instruments, developed and run by Austin band, Mother Falcon. Itself a product of a high school orchestra practice rooms, Mother Falcon is seeking to enable new generations of curious musicians to play music off the page. The dynamic camp curriculum centers around the motto, “musicality over technicality”, meaning that, rather than focusing on improving technique, the week is spent helping musicians find their own voice and creativity using skills students already have. Campers are placed into multi-instrumental bands, within which they learn to listen to their instincts and to one another as they write an original song to be performed at the end of the week. Around this central experience, campers have a tightly organized schedule of classes, including a hands-on, DIY merchandising course. Lunchtime performers and a variety of experienced speakers from Austin's music scene also offer advice and perspective on the music career. Mother Falcon seeks to support these campers as the new generation of music makers who aren't afraid to challenge boundaries beyond the scope of the camp setting.
  • Intermediate and Advanced Ceramics: Potter's Wheel (Grades 9-12)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am (Morning Session)
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $300 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Cap Brooks
     
    This second week of ceramics is a great follow up to the week before, or can be a whole new exploration for you. Dive into working on the wheel and build confidence in throwing and skill building. Throw tall, small, wide, flat...push your understanding of the clay to produce some exciting functional pieces or entirely abstract forms. Ceramic works will be fired and ready to pick up one week later. Get spinning!
  • *All Day - Summer Moviemaking Workshop (Grades 9-12)

    Time: 9:00-4:00
    Price: $350
    * Price increases to $400 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Molly McDermott
     
    Description of program: Spend a week learning the skills needed to begin or advance your filmmaking foundation! During this class you will learn the tricks of artistic digital storytelling via a combination of theory and hands-on application to create your own short narrative film by the week’s end. No additional equipment purchases necessary.
    About the instructor: Molly McDermott has been a working filmmaker making short films, commercials, documentaries, and music videos in San Francisco and Austin for her whole career, and has occasionally taught filmmaking at St. Andrew’s Upper School.

Week 3 - PM Sessions Only

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  • Animal Planet (Grades PreK-1)

    Time: 1:00-4:00pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Colleen Kell
     
    Let’s discover life in the animal world through stories, songs, and creative play. Our young animal handlers will explore the animal world through the senses. Ever wonder what it’s like to have a beak? We will try out a few! We'll also have a visit with live animals!
  • Art of the Self-Portrait (Grades 1-5)

    Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Rachel Tarshis
     
    We will explore the basic proportions and shapes of our faces. Part of the week will address how we see ourselves and how our emotions play into our self image. In the latter part of the week, we will look at famous artists and their self portraits. Students will select an artist of their choice and create a self portrait in the style of that artist.
  • DroneYou (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Scott Zimmerman
     
    DroneYou flight camp is an exciting week of challenges for our young flyers. The week begins with the basics of flying and, as the pilots improve their control, the difficulty of each new skill increases. Our kids flyers work together in co-pilot pairs to encourage and help one another master the various skills and tricks. The final challenges include flying a course and using a small drone with a video camera. By the end of the week, the goal is for each flyer to have the opportunity to complete a challenge course and video shoot. Sign up today, and come join us for a fun week of flying at St. Andrew's DroneYou flight camp.
  • Sports Plus on the Road Session I (Grades 3-6)

    Time: 12:45 - 4:00 pm
    Price: $250
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Tom Costas, Maria Brummer
     
    This camp will take your student off campus each day for an active adventure! We will start each day in Crusader Hall with activities that will enhance our field trip. Then we will head out for some active fun! Each week will feature different field trips to be announced in April. Some examples are: Playland Skate Center, The Union Underground at UT for some glow-in-the-dark bowling, Blazer Tag, Main Event, JumpStreet, and The Pond for some broomball.
  • Art of Bookbinding (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $300 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Brittany Bernstrom
     
    Instead of buying from a store, create your very own unique sketchbook or journal. You will be introduced to varying bookbinding methods from the simplistic pamphlet stitch to the more complex coptic stitch. Students will learn how to cut, fold, and sew pages together, creating their own hardcover sketchbook using a variety of beautiful papers or fabrics for the cover. Never carry around a boring sketchbook again!
  • Girls Basketball (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 5:00-8:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Trisha Tuck
     
    The Girls Basketball camp is a fun way to improve skills and team concepts. Instruction will include both individual skill development, as well as various offensive and defensive team concepts. Campers will also participate in individual contests and 5-on-5 games. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School girls basketball coaching staff.
  • Girls Lacrosse (Grades 7-12)

    Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): KK McCaslin
     
    The Girls Lacrosse Camp features two levels to allow players of all ages and skill level to develop and learn in a competitive and fun environment. Drills and game-like situations will be among the many facets of this camp. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School girls lacrosse coaching staff.
  • Boys & Girls Soccer (Grades 8-12)

    Time: 5:00-8:00 pm
    Price: $200
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Matteo Curioni
     
    The Boys & Girls Soccer Camp will emphasize the fundamental skills needed to become a better soccer player. With an emphasis on technical skills and basic offensive and defensive concepts, players will be exposed to all aspects of the game and encouraged to try every position. Students will receive top-notch instruction from the St. Andrew's Upper School soccer coaching staff.

Week 4 - June 19 through June 24

Week 4 - All Day + AM Only Sessions

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  • Fun Cru (Grades PreK-2)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 pm
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Colleen Kell
     
    FUN CRU! is specifically designed for younger children. Activities are hands-on with an emphasis on FUN in a relaxed setting. Children will travel on an adventure through the world of "Imagination and Invention", while participating in physical education, gardening and cooking, creative dramatics, science and problem-solving and PLAY!
  • The Art of Animals & Imaginary Creatures (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am (Morning Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Rachel Tarshis
     
    We will explore the basic proportions and shapes of animal bodies as well as the texture of animal skin, fur, and feathers. We will pay special attention to the animals' movements and their gestures in their natural habitats. Using these principles, students will have the opportunity to create hybrid and imaginary creatures. We will use a variety of materials in this program.
  • Number Sense & STEAM (Grades 3-5)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am (Morning Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Will Frazier and Geoff Harrison
     
    Come have fun with math and STEAM! Each day will consist of number routines, games challenges that develop problem-solving skills.
  • *All Day - Sports Plus Combo! Session 2 (Grades 3-6)

    Time: 9:00-4:00
    Price: $400
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Tom Costas, Maria Brummer
     
    If you are signing up for Sports Plus camp in the morning and the Sports Plus on the Road camp in the afternoon, sign up for the “Sports Plus Combo” to receive your discount.
  • Sports Plus Session 2 (Grades 3-6)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am (Morning Session)
    Price: $200
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Tom Costas, Maria Brummer
     
    Whether it's an individual or team sport, or a noncompetitive game, students have fun improving skills, teamwork and sportsmanship. No special athletic skills are required-just enthusiasm, energy to burn, and a desire to learn something new! Activities include: Indoor Soccer, Racket Games (Badminton and Pickleball), and Archery.
  • Latin (Grades 6-8)

    Time: 9:00-12:00
    Price: $225
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Rachel Deelery
     
    Salvete Omnes! This one-week camp will look at the history, mythology, culture of Ancient Rome as well as the language itself. The morning session will be for Elementary and Middle School students while the afternoon session will be for Upper School. We will also play and practice Certamen, a team game like Jeopardy or Quiz Bowl. Venite et discite de Linguam Latinam!
  • Whisky Business: Cooking fun for Everyone (Grades 6-8)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am (Morning Session)
    Price: $300
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Erica Weisman
     
    Whisky Business is a new and delicious way to spend a week in summer! We will break down how to cook two dishes a day as well as cover all the cooking and safety basics. These dishes will include fish, steak, veggies, baked treats/desserts, fresh pasta, and more! In doing so, you will get to learn some awesome cooking tips and tricks that only chefs in the biz know! Can you take the heat?
  • *All Day - Mother Falcon Music Lab (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 8:00-5:00
    Price: $375
    * Price increases to $475 after 4/1
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Andrew Fontenot
     
    The Mother Falcon Music Lab is a summer music program targeting players of symphonic instruments as well as standard rock band instruments, developed and run by Austin band, Mother Falcon. Itself a product of a high school orchestra practice rooms, Mother Falcon is seeking to enable new generations of curious musicians to play music off the page. The dynamic camp curriculum centers around the motto, “musicality over technicality”, meaning that, rather than focusing on improving technique, the week is spent helping musicians find their own voice and creativity using skills students already have. Campers are placed into multi-instrumental bands, within which they learn to listen to their instincts and to one another as they write an original song to be performed at the end of the week. Around this central experience, campers have a tightly organized schedule of classes, including a hands-on, DIY merchandising course. Lunchtime performers and a variety of experienced speakers from Austin's music scene also offer advice and perspective on the music career. Mother Falcon seeks to support these campers as the new generation of music makers who aren't afraid to challenge boundaries beyond the scope of the camp setting.
  • *All Day - Verano en Español: Spanish Immersion (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 9:00-4:00 am
    Price: $300
    * Price increases to $350 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Kathryn Mendez
     
    Based on the model for the Middlebury Spanish immersion program, Spanish immersion camp will give you a chance to experience each full day of the week entirely in Spanish. Make friends, learn new skills, explore other cultures and have a great time practicing your Spanish without worrying about grades, tests, and textbooks. Enjoy your summer and improve your Spanish conversation skills all at the same time. ¡Te esperamos!
  • Screen Printing Basics (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 9:00-12:00 am (Morning Session)
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $300 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Brittany Bernstrom
     
    Create t-shirts, cards, or posters using photo emulsion screen printing. In this summer course you'll learn the basics of preparing digital and hand-drawn images for the screen, how to coat and expose screens in the darkroom, and how to properly print multiples. Participate in a group print exchange at the end of the week.
  • *All Day - Create a Dynamic Drawing Portfolio (Grades 9-12)

    Time: 9:00-4:00
    Price: $350
    * Price increases to $400 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Susan Kemner Reed
     
    Creating a drawing portfolio for college can be daunting. This intense drawing workshop will build your drawing skills quickly through a variety of drawing media and drawing projects. Work on anatomy and figure drawing by drawing from a model; learn helpful tips for doing perspective pieces; mix media to produce unusual works of art; draw from the landscape; learn to scan your artwork for digital submission; draw with the WACOM tablet in the Digital Media Lab. Add 6-10 finished pieces to your portfolio. Get STARTED! Get FINISHED! Make a fabulous PORTFOLIO!
  • *All Day - Young Leaders Institute: Leadership 101 (Grades 9-12)

    Time: 9:00-4:00
    Price: $400
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Scott Zimmerman
     
    Scott Zimmerman, the Director of Social and Emotional Learning at St. Andrew's, will be coordinating the fourth annual Young Leaders Institute at the St. Andrew's Upper School. Drawing on thirteen years of experience running the Middle School and Upper School Mentoring and Leadership programs, Mr. Zimmerman has designed a course structure to help challenge and excite each student in learning more about their leadership potential. Students will be given the opportunity to identify leadership strengths, personal values, improve communication, foster the study of ethics and ethical decision-making, practice public speaking, and practice small group leadership. Guest speakers come and share leadership advice, and field trips to the State Capitol, local businesses and state universities are another big part of this fun week of learning. 

Week 4 - PM Sessions Only

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  • Rainforest Adventures (Grades PreK-1)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Colleen Kell
     
    Did you know over half of the 10 millions species of animals, plants and insects call the rainforest home? We'll discover colorful and unusual creatures living in the four layers of the forest through stories, music, art, and building and creating activities.
  • Art & Science Explosion! (Grades 2-5)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
    Price: $225
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Rachel Tarshis
     
    What happens when we mix art and science? Experimentation and creation! The projects we will explore in this program teach students to make connections between the subjects they are studying rather than explore them in isolation. This program is all about discovery, as our artists become scientists too!
  • Lithography Basics (Grades 6-12)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
    Price: $225
    * Price increases to $300 after 4/1
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Brittany Bernstrom
     
    Learn about the traditional art of lithography, a printmaking process using the nature of oil and water to print images. Lithography was originally printed on limestone, however in this course, we will be creating hand-drawn images on aluminum plates that mimic the stone's surface. You will learn to prepare and etch a plate, properly setup and use the litho press, and print your very own drawings in multiples.
  • Sports Plus On the Road Session 2 (Grades 3-6)

    Time: 12:45 - 4:00 pm
    Price: $250
    Location: 31st Street Campus
    Teacher(s): Tom Costas, Maria Brummer
     
    This camp will take your student off campus each day for an active adventure! We will start each day in Crusader Hall with activities that will enhance our field trip. Then we will head out for some active fun! Each week will feature different field trips to be announced in April. Some examples are: Playland Skate Center, The Union Underground at UT for some glow-in-the-dark bowling, Blazer Tag, Main Event, JumpStreet, and The Pond for some broomball.
  • Latin (Grades 9-12)

    Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
    Price: $225
    Location: Southwest Parkway Campus
    Teacher(s): Rachel Deelery

    Salvete Omnes! This one-week camp will look at the history, mythology, culture of Ancient Rome as well as the language itself. The morning session will be for Elementary and Middle School students while the afternoon session will be for Upper School. We will also play and practice Certamen, a team game like Jeopardy or Quiz Bowl. Venite et discite de Linguam Latinam!

ACT/SAT Preparatory Classes

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  • ACT/SAT Test Preparation (Grades 11 -12)

    Dates: Sessions will be in July 2017 (exact dates forthcoming)
    Time: 4:30 - 7pm
    Price: Prices will be $480 for the full class (both Math and Verbal) or $260 for an individual Math or English.
    Location: Southwest Parkway
    Teacher(s): Evan Otto

    We will offer an SAT and an ACT Prep Class. Students can sign up for the SAT or the ACT class but not both. Prices will be $480 for the full class (both Math and Verbal) or $260 for an individual Math or English.

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  • Register for Camp

    1. Click on a camp title above to read more details before registering.
    2. Click on the yellow "Register" button or click here to register  (There may be a slight delay in loading the registration form).
    3. If you are sending multiple campers, please fill out a separate form for each camper!
    Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be issued if a cancellation is made prior to 3 weeks of camp start date, with deadlines as follows: Week 1 – 5/16;  Week 2 – 5/23; Week 3 – 5/30; Week 4 – 6/6. Cancellations made after the listed deadlines will be refunded, minus a $50.00 processing fee.
  • Early Arrival and Aftercare

    Provided on the 31st Street campus for all ages; free of charge when registering for full-day sessions or two half-day sessions within the same week. 
    • Early arrival - 7:45–9:00 am
    • Aftercare - 4:00-5:30 pm
  • Lunch Supervision

    Offered from 12:00-1:00 pm and included in the cost of full-day or two half-day programs within the same week.
  • Transportation

    Free for those attending half-day camps on two different campuses as follows:
    • 12:00 pm - Shuttle from Southwest Parkway campus to 31st Street campus
    • 12:30 pm - Shuttle from 31st Street campus to Southwest Parkway campus
  • Financial Aid

    St. Andrew's strives to make summer programming available to all families.  To apply for financial aid, please contact St. Andrew's Summer Camp Director Aimee Zivin at azivin@sasaustin.org
    • Watch the Young Leaders Institute Preview
    • Animal Planet!
    • Filmmaking for High School
    • Chess Camp Grades 1-12
    • Running With Joy! with Gilbert Tuhaboyne
    • Mother Falcon Music Laboratory
    • Unisaders Camp
    • Middle & Upper School Art Intensives
    • Musical Theater for Elementary - High School
    • Athletics Camps
    • Sports Plus On The Road!

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Located in Austin, Texas, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private co-ed elementary, middle and high school for grades K-12. Students benefit from dedicated faculty, a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.