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ST. PAUL'S SUMMER CAMP

For more than 30 years, boys and girls, ages 5-17 have been building lifelong friendships and skills at St. Paul’s Summer Camp. Located on a 64-acre rural campus just ten miles north of Baltimore City, campers quickly connect and feel safe in our nurturing environment. With a ropes course, a swimming pool, and facilities for sports, arts, drama, cooking and scientific exploration, your camper can unplug, try new and exciting activities, make great new friends, and gain self-esteem! Our exceptional summer camp staff is dedicated to helping your camper develop new skills, have fun, and become an integral part of our camp community. Contact us today to learn more.  For summer camp updates and information, follow us on Facebook.  


Registration is now open

 

Alicia Martin, Camp Director 
Melissa Little, Summer Camp Administrator
Phone: 410-821-3028

Click here to access your account. 


June 18 - July 27


What's New?

  • Open House June 16
  • Carpool Pick-Up time: 4-4:15 p.m.
  • Themed Camps include one field trip each week

   
    

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Carpool Information

St. Paul’s Summer Camp carpool locations will be announced February 2018.

Pick-Up and Drop-Off Times

8:00-8:40 a.m. Before Care drop-off

8:40-9:00 a.m. Regular A.M. drop-off location

4:00-4:15 p.m. Regular P.M. pick-up location

4:30-5:30 p.m. After Care pick-up

Click here for carpool locations.

Themed Day Camps

Themed Day Camps are open to all campers ages 5-13 and highlight a single theme each week. Campers will have the opportunity to swim every day*, go on a field trip, dress up on Wacky Wednesdays, tie dye on Tuesdays, work on arts and crafts projects, participate in various hands-on science experiments, bake/cook themed snacks, and experience the ropes course**.

* Swim instruction is included for 5 and 6 year olds.

** All participants will go to low ropes course. All participants ages 7 and older will go to both low and high ropes course. Participants ages 10+ will have the chance to go down zip line.

Cost: $385 per camper per week

Dates: June 18- July 27

Ages: 5-13

Typical Themed Camp Day
8:40-9:00 a.m. — Arrival
9:15-10:15 a.m. — Low Ropes Activities
10:15-11:15 a.m. — Arts & Crafts
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — Lunch in Dining Hall or Nature Center Pavilion
12:15-1:15 p.m. — Theme Camp Activity
1:15-2:15 p.m. — Pool (swim lessons for 5 & 6 year olds)
2:15-3:15 p.m. — Science Exploration/ Nature Hike/ Baking or Cooking/ Games
3:15-3:45 p.m. — Snack and Clean Up
4:00-4:15 p.m. — Pick-up 

Session 1: Superheroes & Villains
June 18-22
Calling all superheroes! We need you! A few St. Paul’s summer camp counselors turned into villains and plan on taking over camp! First, we’ll need to take the superhero character challenge to discover your powers, create our own masks and cuffs, and train for the final battle to capture the villains once and for all. Prepare yourselves for the ultimate adventure.

  • Field Trip: TBA
  • Wacky Wednesday: Dress as your favorite superhero

Session 2: Space is the Place
June 25-29
3-2-1 Blast off! Explore our solar system through hands-on activities involving the planets, stars, and moon. Design and launch rockets, create your own stargazer, and learn how to moon walk.

  • Field Trip: TBA
  • Wacky Wednesday: Crazy Hair Day

Session 3: Every Day is a Holiday*
July 2-6
It’s time to celebrate! In addition to 4th of July, we’re cramming in as many holidays as we can into one week! Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, St. Patty’s Day and more! Spend this week celebrating, learning about the fun histories and how other countries celebrate these holidays, and making yummy treats to take home (if we don’t eat them all at camp, of course!).

* Wednesday, July 4th will be a half day with no after care. Camp ends at 12:30. Pick up runs 12:30-1:00p.m.

  • Field Trip: TBA
  • Wacky Wednesday: Wear red, white and blue! 

Session 4: Aargh Matey!
July 9-13
Come aboard the SPSC Ship and become pirates for the week! Create your own pirate hat and eye patch, create and race your own ships, search for sunken treasure, and find the counselor who stole camp’s precious pearls!

  • Field Trip: TBA
  • Wacky Wednesday: Silly Dress Day

Session 5: Eco-Camp
July 16-20
Did you know St. Paul’s campus has a garden, chickens, bees, and a Nature Center? Explore what it takes to grow our own food and raise chickens with Mrs. Dimitriades, Lower School Science Teacher, and discover the world of beekeeping and why honey bees are important to us. We’ll spend this week learning how our choices impact the earth through a variety of hands-on activities, experiments, nature hikes, and more!

  • Field Trip: TBA
  • Wacky Wednesday: Hawaiian Shirt Day (or anything with flowers)

Session 6: Animal Planet
July 23-27
Calling all animal lovers! This week, we’re focusing on our furry (and not so furry) friends. Why do we need them (yes, even insects), where do they live, how have they evolved, and how can we understand them more? Learn how to identify habitats, participate in a stream study, help Mrs. Dimitriades take care of the chickens and geese, bird watch with your own binoculars, and swim like a dolphin.

  • Field Trip: TBA
  • Wacky Wednesday: Jersey Day (wear your favorite sports team jersey or colors)

All Sports Camps

All Sports Camps are offered each week for campers ages 6-13. Campers will be exposed to a variety of sports/games and encouraged to have fun through athletic activities. Counselors will utilize the incredible athletic facilities at St. Paul’s to organize a variety of sports/games which will include, but not be limited to: basketball, baseball, street hockey, kickball, soccer, flag football, lacrosse, capture the flag, dodgeball, kick the can, manhunt, and whatever other games campers might suggest. Campers will also have the chance to swim every day and experience the ropes course.

Cost: $385 per camper per week

Dates: June 18- July 27

Ages: 6-13

Typical All Sports Camp Day
8:40-9:00 a.m. — Arrival
9:15-10:15 a.m. — Soccer
10:15-11:15 a.m. — Low Ropes Activities
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — Lunch in Dining Hall or Nature Center Pavilion
12:15-1:15 p.m. — Capture the Flag
1:15-2:15 p.m. — Kickball
2:15-3:15 p.m. — Pool
3:15-3:45 p.m. — Snack and Clean Up
4:00-4:15 p.m. — Pick-up

Specialty Camps

Specialty camps will go in depth into a single topic such as cooking, sports, adventure, academics, or robotics. These camps are run by our St. Paul’s School teachers and experts in their fields. Campers will have the opportunity to swim every day, depending on daily schedules.

Lacrosse

Dates: June 18-22
Cost: $385
Boys Ages: 6-14

The St. Paul’s Lacrosse Camp is a great opportunity for both experienced and inexperienced lacrosse players to grow and improve their lacrosse abilities on the field.  Led by Varsity Head Coach, Trey Whitty, along with current SP coaches, players and alumni, our camp will provide a well-rounded and fun filled week.  Each day, the players will be grouped by age and ability to provide a unique experience that focuses on appropriate skill development and fundamentals.  Our small sided games and competitions will help develop offensive, defensive, and transition lacrosse concepts. 

In addition to lacrosse our camp will also incorporate traditional summer camp activities such as swimming, kickball, movie time and other water games.  We will also take a break from wearing pads to play some 3 by lacrosse, a non-contact 3v3 lacrosse game with mini goals.  We hope that this camp will instill a love for the game of lacrosse, and grow friendships amongst our players and staff.

Equipment needed:  Full lacrosse equipment will be needed (helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, arm pads, stick, cleats/tennis shoes, mouth guard).  Bathing suit, towel, tennis shoes also needed for non-lacrosse related activities.


Baking Camps

Summer Fun Baking & Decorating
Dates: June 25-29
Cost: $450
Ages: 8-12 

Calling all aspiring bakers and decorators! This week, we are focusing on the basics of cookie, baking, and decorating. Taking a simple sugar cookie and elevating it in multiple ways, campers will gain a whole new perspective and appreciation for mixing, cutting and adding details to their creations. Everything made will have a summer theme: surf boards, pinwheels, beach balls, snow cones, popsicles, and watermelon slices. Your gourmet cookies will go home on Friday in colorful, personalized sand pails so you can share your beautiful and tasty creations with family and friends! Don’t worry, you’ll have the chance to taste other baked goods during the week and practice your decorating skills. 

Harry Potter Baking Camp
Dates: July 9-13
Cost: $450
Ages: 8-12 

Harry Potter + Baking! Can you think of anything more exciting? Learn the art and basics of making dough for sugar cookies and pizza, sorting hat cupcakes, icing, and decorating in this magical baking camp. You’ll create your own magic wands with chocolate and pretzels, be placed in your Hogwarts Houses, and participate in all of the Harry Potter classes: Defense against the Dark Arts, Divination, Astronomy, Care of Magical Creatures, and Muggles Studies. Campers will go home with a Hogwarts bag with all their goodies, a pair of Harry Potter glasses, and a wand. Accio Campers!

American Girl Doll Baking Camp
Dates: July 16-20
Cost: $450
Ages: 8-12 

Explore popular foods from different eras of the American Girl Doll’s BeForever line of dolls. Campers will make candy apples from scratch with Samantha Parkington (1904), make pineapple upside down cakes with Nanea Mitchell (1941), drink root-beer floats and decorate roller skate cookies with Mary Ellen Larkin (1954), make tie dye cookies and cupcakes with Julie Albright (1974), and so much more! Campers are encouraged to bring their own doll with them every day. We’ll end the week with a fancy tea party!


Mountain Biking

* Campers must bring their own mountain bikes, helmets, pads, and water bottles

Beginning Mountain Biking
Dates: July 2-6
Cost: $450
Ages: 10-17 

Join lifelong bicycling enthusiast and Lower School teacher, Rick Matthews, in this beginner’s course in mountain biking. Learn basic maintenance and care for your bike, proper body position, climbing, descending, braking, shifting, and yes- even falling correctly! Campers will ride at Seminary Park and Loch Raven Reservoir.

Mountain Biking Technique*
Dates: July 23-27
Cost: $450
Ages: 12-17

* Campers must complete Session 1 Beginning Mountain Biking (or have experience in trail riding)

This next level session will focus on basic maintenance, care, and upgrading your bike; clearing obstacles; and basic mountain biking tricks (bunny hops, manuals, trackstand, speedbumps). Take a novice trail ride at Robert E. Lee Park. Gain expert knowledge from instructor, Rick Matthews, who raced BMX growing up and worked in bike shops (where he built and maintained various bikes). 

Advanced Mountain Biking/ Teen Adventure Camp
Dates: July 30 – August 3
Cost: $450
Ages: 14-17

Take your mountain biking riding one step further with instructor, Rick Matthews, in this teen adventure camp! Campers will learn advanced mountain biking techniques and tricks, such as drop offs, wall rides, riding steps, and front wheel touch ups; learn to clear obstacles; and learn more in depth knowledge about bike maintenance, care and upgrading. Campers will take rides at Patapsco Valley State Park (McKelden Area) and Rockburn Branch Park (Skills Park).

 

Health & Wellness

All about me!
Dates: June 25-29
Cost: $450
Ages: 6-12 

Calling all yogis and fruit smoothie lovers! Spend a whole week dedicated to you- learn how nutrition and health-focused activities can actually be fun and easy to do every day. Sample different foods and juices, learn how nutrients in the foods strengthen your body, practice movement and stretching, and make mindful art to open pathways to becoming more grounded in your everyday life. Parents be warned! This camp-acquired healthy behaviors just might rub off on others in your home!

Middle School Academic Camps

Woodshop brings Wisdom

Dates: July 9-13
Cost: $450
Age: 11-13 

Use summer as a time to help others and yourself by participating in this fun camp that exercises executive function skills. Campers will get a blueprint plan for a woodshop project to build in teams. Create a plan, work collectively and manage time to meet expectations and deadline. On Friday, you will deliver your final products to a non-profit organization in Parkton, MD that provides qualified, inner-city children with free nature camp experiences throughout the summer. Led by Kerrie Husband-McGregor, St. Paul’s Learning Specialist, and Doug Finkel, St. Paul’s Master Woodworker.

Creative Writing Workshop

Dates: July 16-20
Cost: $450
Age: 11-13 

Do you have an interest in creative writing or want to learn the basics? Now is your chance to explore, discover, and hone your creativity and talent! You’ll spend the week crafting stories and set up goals such as generating ideas, focus, elaboration, organization, word choice, grammar/mechanics, and engagement. Throughout it all, you will be able to use your creativity and problem solve skills to create high-interest and original short stories. Every camper will have extensive opportunities to try different strategies, draft their stories, revise their work, and get feedback from peers.

Wrap up the week with a publishing party involving a celebration with food, drinks, and reading performances to parents and guests at the Nature Center pavilion! To top it off, a book of short stories based on the work created by you and fellow campers over the course of the week will be compiled. Led by St. Paul’s 7th Grade English Teacher, Mike Goldfarb, this is one camp you do not want to miss!

Mathematics Pizza Project

Dates: July 16-20
Cost: $450
Age: 11-13

What’s better than pizza? Math + Pizza! Spend this week making pizza and selling slices to other St. Paul’s Summer Camp campers! You and your team will need to figure out  the cost of the ingredients, the amount to “charge” for each slice, what supplies to get, and baking proportions. On Friday, you will put all your hard work to the test and prepare the pizzas and sell them!

 

Counselor-in-training (CIT) Program

This one week program for young women and men ages 14-17 is designed for those who enjoy working with younger children and want to learn more about the inner-organization of a summer camp. Participants will be trained by experienced summer camp professionals to learn the tools and skills needed to become a camp counselor. Training sessions will include, but not be limited to: communicating with children, conflict resolution, supervision techniques, activity planning, and communicating with parents.

Those who successfully complete this program will receive a certificate, as well as a written recommendation. Participants’ work can also be credited to required service learning hours at their respective schools.

This training program is required for all individuals wishing to volunteer or work as a Junior Counselor at St. Paul’s Summer Camp.

Cost: $250 per participant

Ages: 14-17

Session 1: June 18-22
Session 2: June 25-29
Session 3: July 9-13
Session 4: July 16-20

Before and After Care

St. Paul's Summer Camp offers before and after care services for all campers. You can either register early to receive a weekly discount or your camper will automatically be sent to extended care when not picked up by 4:30 pm. You can register at any time before the start of your camp. Campers will spend time playing group games, enjoying the outdoor playground, and relaxing with movies or computer games. 

Pick-up and drop-off will take place in front of the Lower School Main Office. Street parking is available in front of the school. Parents must walk into the building and sign their camper(s) out at the time of pick-up.

Before Care
8-8:40 a.m. - $12/day flat fee, Pre-registered campers: $50 per/week

After Care
4:30-5:30 p.m. - $8 every half hour
4:30-5:00 p.m. - Pre-registered campers: $25 per/week
4:30-5:30 p.m. - Pre-registered campers: $50 per/week

Campers picked up after 5:30 p.m. will incur an increased charge of $15 per 15 minutes

* After care will not be offered on Wednesday, July 4th

Lunches and Snacks

St. Paul’s Summer Camp will provide all afternoon snacks, including a snowball from Kona Ice on Fridays.

Lunches will not be provided during the week. Click here for details for ordering lunch from Graul’s.

Payment Policies

Payment Policies

A 50% deposit is required at the time of registration.  If registering after June 1st, full payment is required.

Campers not paid in full by the first day of camp will not be allowed to check in or participate in camp until full payment is made. Campers wishing to transfer to another camp must do so by 4pm the Friday before camp starts. Any transfer requests after that will result in a $25 administration fee.

You can log into your account at any time to pay your remaining balance and print invoices.

PAYMENT Options

Credit Card

Check sent to:

St. Paul’s Summer Camp
Attn: Melissa Little
P.O. Box 8100
11152 Falls Rd
Brooklandville, MD 21022

Registration will not be processed until payment is received.

Cancellation Policies

Prior to June 1, you will receive a full refund for a cancellation

  • After June 1, the refund policy is as follows:
  • If you cancel by June 8, a 50% refund for session 1 camps will be given and full refunds for all other sessions.
  • If you cancel by June 15, a 50% refund for session 2 camps will be given and a full refund for session 3, 4, 5 and 6 camps.
  • If you cancel by June 22, a 50% refund for session 3 camps will be given and a full refund for sessions 4, 5, and 6 camps.
  • If you cancel by June 29, a 50% refund for session 4 camps will be given and full a refund for sessions 5 and 6 camps.
  • If you cancel by July 6, a 50% refund for session 5 camps will be given and a full refund for session 6 camps.
  • If you cancel by July 13, a 50% refund for session 6 camps.

No refunds will be given for cancellations after July 13.

St. Paul’s School
11152 Falls Road 
P.O. Box 8100 
Brooklandville, Maryland 21022
TEL. 410.825.4400
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