What’s New for your Rising 6th Grader in 2019!
*Grade level is reflective of your camper’s grade in Fall 2019
Your rising sixth grader is restless and energetic. With expanded intellectual interests, a passion for mastering new skills emerges. As personal values and ideals begin to develop, we understand the importance of creating opportunities for peer collaboration and teambuilding.* Summer 2019 brings a wide array of programming specifically designed to help your rising 6th grade camper thrive.
Here’s what’s NEW for your tween this summer.
For a complete list of programs for your rising 6th grader, visit the ESF Program Finder!
Camp Options: Senior Camp, Sports Camp, Tennis Camp, Specialty Major Camp, Technology Camp
Reach new heights through innovative programs designed to broaden the horizons for our oldest campers. Fun activities include True Life Adventures, daily swimming, art, sports, team initiatives, service learning, leadership skills and much more!
The Senior Camp Showdown!
A week-long competition, where strength, speed, critical thinking and teamwork combine! Events include an inflatable obstacle course, the Amazing Race, Trivia Face-off, Aqua Olympics and more!
New True Life Adventure (TLA) Lineup!
|Beyond Words: Sign Language||June 17-21|
|Camp Carnival, Circus Skills and Magic||June 24-28|
|Emoji Art: Digital Graphics||July 1-5|
|Songwriting and Music Production||July 8-12|
|Outdoor Adventure: The Rock Wall||July 15-19|
|Gourmet Camper: A Taste of Italy||July 22-26|
|Digital Photography: Inspired by the Masters||July 29-August 2|
|Think Tank: Minds in Motion||August 5-9|
|Kids Inc. : The Perfect Pitch|
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Get more information on Senior Camp programming!
Learn More, Play More, BE More!
The NEW SportsLab is ESF Sports Camp re-imagined! With a multi-sport focus, you will enjoy skills contests, gameplay, and a variety of fun events each week. The novice and experienced athlete will be exposed to a dynamic combination of sports and character with instruction by top-notch coaches, geared to individual skill levels.
Campers will play core sports such as basketball, soccer, baseball, flag football, and lacrosse, with choices to try European team handball, floor/street hockey, and daily swimming.
SportsLab Iron Camper Week!
This fun and exciting action-packed week includes daily team events in the areas of strength, fitness, and endurance.
New World League Schedule
Weeks of July 8-12 and July 22-26
Official performance Tee for each camper
Master Coach Guest Speakers
Visit Sports Camp for more important on our new programming!
Where Tennis is fun and improvement is guaranteed! Individual and group instruction with match play for beginner, intermediate and advanced players and continuous improvement for all skill levels.
New skills contests
New match play
New games and activities!
Learn more about Tennis Camp!
Dive into your passions with one of our Specialty Major Camps!
New Show! ESF Summer Stage: Theater and Performing Arts
July 15-19 & July 22-26: Rising Grades 3-7
Note: This is a 2-week program
Explore the world of theater and performing arts! Open auditions start day one at the ESF Casting Call. Whether singer, dancer, or actor, showcase your unique talents and be cast in the role of your dreams. Discover the many facets of being on a theatrical team while exploring all aspects of dramatic and musical theater in preparation for a Theatrical Production on the last day. Family and friends are invited to attend this premier event.
View a complete list of Specialty Major Camps!
Choose from a variety of Technology Camps for a hands-on experience that allows for imagination, exploration and fun!
Advanced Mixed Media: Photography & Filmmaking
July 8-12: Rising Grades 6-8
Creativity, technology and design converge in this exciting hands-on program! Campers bring their digital media skills to the next level and explore their passion for the arts using advanced, professional-grade equipment. Through an in-depth exploration of videography, visual storytelling and photography, campers capture elements of camp life and collaborate with their team to create short-form multimedia projects.
Intro to Mixed Media: Photography & Filmmaking
July 15-19: Rising Grades 4-6
Have you ever dreamed about becoming a famous YouTuber? Do you have aspirations of being a world-renowned photographer or filmmaker? In this hands-on program, campers learn the fundamental skills of videography, visual storytelling, photography, and photo editing. Imagination and creativity come to life as they photograph elements of camp life and collaborate with their team to create short-form multimedia projects. No experience necessary.
Engineering & Robotics
August 5-9: Rising Grades 4-6
In this tech adventure, campers work on robotics projects while refining their engineering and programming skills. After entering the fantastic world of Lego® Mindstorms and collaborating with their team, they plan, construct, program and test fully functioning, sophisticated robots that complete simple to complex tasks. Take the Challenge!
View a complete list of Technology Camp programs!