Week 5 – July 11-15 American Girls Camp: American Doll Adventure July 11-15 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Rising grades K-4
Bring your favorite doll to camp! Campers will experience what it would be like to be a young lady during different eras of American history. As we walk back through time, campers, and their dolls, will enjoy arts and crafts, popular foods, games, manners and more! Every activity will be centered on our dolls – making doll jewelry, doll clothing, doll accessories, doll pets, and dolls for our dolls! At the end of the week we will throw a party for our dolls and families to celebrate how wonderful it is to be a girl in today’s America! This week focuses on Josephina, Marie-Grace and Cecile, Molly and Emily, and Julie and Ivy American Girl Dolls. Cost: $165 Instructor: Lauren McLean, CFA Lower School Teacher
Wild Wild West….Giddy- Up! July 11 - 15 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Rising grades PK-1
Calling all western enthusiasts ready to have a WILD time! Each day cowboys and cowgirls will saddle up to the ranch at CFA and create and make cowboy crafts, have teepee time around the fire and will be wearing their own handmade western gear made on the ranch throughout the week. Cowboys and Cowgirls will have their own loot bag for the gold rush, will visit the trading post daily for the newest western digs and will even have their own stick horse to get them around the ranch. Daily grub such as frontier fruit, stagecoach slushies and teepee trail mix will make cowboys and cowgirls enjoy their time together as they pow wow and talk about all the activity that happened on the ranch that day. Watch out, there’s a new camp in town and this camp is sure to be on the top of the totem pole! Cost: $165 Instructor: Elizabeth Singletary, CFA LE Teacher Assistant
Beach Bricks Lego ® Multi-Theme July 11 – 15 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Rising grades 1-5
A fun-filled camp where campers learn different building techniques with LEGO ® bricks. LEGO ® builders will build with different bricks each day and will engage with others as they build and have fun. LEGO® bricks include Mixels and Minecraft, Star Wars and Space, Superheroes and Bionicles, Racers and Flyers and Nexo Knights and Castles.Racers, Builders will fee-build, work on LEGO ® sets, enjoy themed snacks and even watch the Lego® movie during the week. Let your child’s creativity and imagination run wild! Cost: $180 Instructor: Shana Barclay, CFA Director of Finance and Operations and Kerri Whitehurst NBHS Teacher
Botanical Botany Beginners July 11 - 15 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Rising grades 2-5
Welcome to the wonderful world of plants! Mini botanists will learn all about plants, trees and other areas of ecology. Campers will examine Venus Fly Traps and other carnivorous plants all in their own back yard! Botanists will work in Cape Fear Academy’s greenhouse and learn how to grow a vegetable garden and also learn more about the scientific study of plants. Throughout the week, campers will visit the Arboretum, Airlie Gardens, Carolina Beach State Park, and Halyburton Park. By the end of the week, mini botanists will learn to identify plants and appreciate all of the beautiful local trees and plants. Get ready to have some botany fun! Cost: $175 price includes field trip costs Instructor: Meade McFarlane, CFA Upper School Teacher and Soccer coach
Spaaaaatacular: Pamper, Primp and Relax July 11 - 15 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Rising grades 2-5
Why go to the spa when the spa can come to CFA? Each day is a treat yourself day at the CFA Spa! Campers will start the morning off by preparing healthy, nutritious yet DELICIOUS smoothies and then work on yoga techniques, poses, stretches and more to get their body moving. After these yoga youngsters have warmed up they will have time for mini- manicures, petite pedicures, facials, hair and more! Bathing beauties will visit Salon Beyond Basics during the week to learn all about the daily operations of running and operating a spa and will have the opportunity to talk with technicians, hair stylists and the owner. Sit, relax and stay awhile at the Spa at CFA! Cost: $165 Instructor: Ali McLoota, UNCW Student and CFA Lacrosse Coach
Arduino Robotics July 11 - 15 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Rising grades 5-9
Join the Maker revolution! Learn the principles of electronics, engineering, and programming in order to build a robot! Campers will build circuits and learn basic programming using the Arduino development board and put their skills to the test as they build a real working robot to drive around a track. No experience necessary, just bring your enthusiasm for electronics, computers, and robots! Students will be able to take their Arduino and electronics kits home to continue the adventure! Cost: $200 (price includes all materials and take home kits) Instructor: Ben Barbour, Lead Developer at Lapetus Solutions, Inc.
Minecraft® Novice July 11-15 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Rising grades 3-5
Let your imagination shape your world! This camp will be for novice players who know Minecraft but desire to learn new skills. The camp will pair Minecraft® gaming activities with teambuilding exercises to promote collaboration and teamwork during real-world adventures. Campers will have daily tutorials, free-building time, themed snacks and an opportunity to apply what they have learned during game play challenges. Some of the activities will include an obstacle course, Minecraft dodgeball, a scavenger hunt and capture the flag. Students must bring his/her existing Minecraft® account login and password information on the first day of camp. *This camp will include an introduction to and the application of mods during game play (technology permitting). Cost: $200 Instructor: Renee Glasgo, UNCW Grad School student
Harry Potter and the CFA Stone July 11-15 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rising grades 2-5
Tired of being a muggle? Come to Hogwarts for a crash course in wizardry! Upon arrival at Hogwarts you will be sorted into houses, acquire wizarding robes, and play Quidditch! You will spend the rest of the week immersed in a different Hogwarts class each day: Charms, Potions, Care of Magical Creatures, Herbology, and Defense Against the Dark Arts. Wands, potions, magical pets, biting books, wizard duels, and hunting horcruxes are just of the few adventures that await you! Cost: $165 Instructor: Lauren McLean, CFA Lower School Teacher
Hurricanes Tennis July 11 – July 15 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Rising grades 2-6
Immerse yourself in tennis, new friends, and off-court fun activities for a week at summer camp! Tennis Camp at Cape Fear Academy is to give players the opportunity to hit tons of balls, improve their technique, and be challenged by some of the best players in their peer group. This junior tennis camp is designed for young athletes to come and greatly improve their tennis game, work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun Cost: $175 Instructor: Ali McLoota, UNCW Student
ACTION! Film and Digital Photography for Middle and High School July 11 - 15 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rising grades 6-12
Campers will explore film and digital photography in this dynamic hands-on camp. Each day will combine classroom lessons with photography activities. A field trip to a film lab will allow students to experience printing in a darkroom and see how their film is processed. Topics covered include composition, perspective, lighting, depth of field, aperture, shutter speed, and camera functions. Students will also edit their own photographs using Adobe Photoshop. A film camera and/or digital camera is required for the camp. *Due to limited space the minimum enrollment must be met two weeks prior to camp running. Cost: $200 (covers two rolls of film, processing and field trip expense)
Instructor: Erin Whittle, Wilmington photographer