New Covenant Schools is pleased to offer a variety of summer camp options for students of all grade levels. The school provides a high quality environment with small teacher-camper ratios, in which participants will experience hands-on fun as they learn about history, science and mathematics, or delve into the arts. Discover how fun summer can be at New Covenant Schools as your child works with our knowledgeable instructors. We look forward to serving your family.
View the options below the registration form by rolling your cursor over the camp titles. If you have questions please contact Cathy Hindman at Chindman@newcovenantschools.org, or phone 847-8313. Deadline for registeration is June 7. (No pre- or post-care offered this year.)
Art: Ceramics (morning)
Bend and shape…mold and make! Students will enjoy creating and molding their own works of art. At a date to be set, (based on participant and instructor’s preference), students will return to glaze their pieces, following the firing through the kiln. Come make and mold a masterpiece!
American Girl - Josephina
Come join us for a week of fun-filled Hispanic adventures as we meet the American girl, Josefina. We will explore life on a New Mexican Rancho, learn about Hispanic culture (and even learn to speak some Spanish), bake Hispanic foods and make Hispanic crafts, learn cultural dances and music, and all the while learn what it means to be a true American girl.
Music: Chime Choir
Come take part in NCS’s very own Chime Choir! We will explore the “fun”damentals of note reading, rhythm, following a director, and playing as an ensemble along with the techniques of Hand-Chime ringing. Children will develop and strengthen their musical skills to a higher level; however no previous musical experience is required. On the final day, come hear a performance by the NCS Chime Choir!
Middle School Dramatics: Panache Presents
New Covenant is again offering a theater course as a “summer camp” experience this July. Not only will participants rehearse the play, they will also learn skills in acting, staging, set design, makeup and costume, and backstage work.
Piano Improvisation Class
Did you know that chord symbols are found in about 95% of non-classical music ever printed? Did you ever wish you knew what those chord symbols meant and how to play them? Did you know that improvisation can be a fun and creative way to easily play your favorite hymns, praise and worship choruses, popular tunes, or even accompany others?
Julia Sansone, NCTM will be teaching a 5-day course introducing students to the fun and creative world of keyboard improvisation.
SAT Prep Course
Open to all high school students wishing to hone test-taking skills. (Materials are included.) The week will culminate in a practice test, and review of student performance.
With a few simple techniques, it’s easy to create wonderful geometric designs out of paper! We will explore a variety of ways to fold the five Platonic solids as well as some other famous designs. You’ll have something to take home each day. Join us as we create a masterpiece of paper!