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Flint Hill Summer Camps

ACADEMICS AND ENRICHMENT

Clay Camp: Mud n’ Fire

Session:
June 21 - July 1

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
5-12

Cost:
$900

Join the fun this summer at Flint Hill’s Clay studio! Get fired up to expand your imaginations and explore the exciting world of clay. Whether working with sculpture, hand building, or wheel-thrown pottery, students learn in a supportive and small class setting with plenty of individual instruction and inspiration from one another as well as our teaching artists. Clay Camp is designed for all skill levels to develop your technical ability with clay while finding your unique voice as a maker. Each camper will create a body of work they can both use and admire for many years to come. Clay campers may participate in an outdoor Raku firing that is sure to ignite and delight your ceramic surfaces. We will host an exhibition with an opening reception on our last day of camp.

Robotics Exploration

Session:
June 27 - July 1

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
5-8

Cost:
$500

 

Your child can spend a week exploring the fascinating world of robotics! Students will learn to design, build and program robots. Whether students are new to robotics or have years of experience, they will find robotics to be the most challenging fun they have ever had! Groups will be assigned based on grade level and ability.

Sustainable Arts & Crafts

Session:
JuLY 11 - July 22

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
6-9

Cost:
$1000

 

Together we will explore the complexities of artistic expression and its impact on the changing climate. We will responsibly and ethically source and create art that reduces, reuses, and recycles.

Gaming

Session:
July 18 - July 22

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
5-8

Cost:
$500

 

Join us and learn to play the largest cooperative online computer game, League of Legends. League of Legends is a Massive Multiplayer Online game. Teams of five players work together to achieve goals and defeat an opposing alliance. Each member of the team has a distinct role that takes timing and situation awareness to master. Players learn to cooperate as a team and make decisive decisions under pressure. This game helps develop communication skills and quicker reaction times. This camp is a great way for kids to make like-minded friends and gain confidence as they master a skill.

Minecraft

Session:
June 21 - 24

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
5-8

Cost:
$500

 

Take your Minecraft play to the next level. All levels of players will learn something new as they play alongside like-minded campers. Basic skills will be reinforced and intermediate and advanced skills will be taught as campers learn to use command blocks, the command line, how to create their own skins, and even make their own mods. Each camper will need a Minecraft account prior to the start of camp.

HS Writing Seminar (AM)

Session:
August 1 - 5

Time:
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades:
9-12

Cost:
$250

 

Students will demystify the process of crafting an essay in this one week intensive writing seminar. They will (re)learn the fundamentals of: preparing to write, developing a thesis statement, presenting supporting evidence, performing analysis, and learning the importance of revisions. Students will also learn how to seamlessly incorporate quotations and citations through the use of transitions. At the end of the week, students will leave with a concrete process that they can take with them throughout the rest of their high school career and beyond.

Algebra 2 Prep (AM)

Session:
July 25 - August 5

Time:
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades:
9-11

Cost:
$500

 

Are you taking Algebra II next year, but your algebra skills feel a bit rusty? If so, our Math Department has created this course precisely for you. Refresh your skills just before school starts and enter your Algebra II classroom feeling confident and well prepared. You’ll be glad you did!

Math Modeling & Competition Boot Camp

Session:
July 18 - 22

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
9-12

Cost:
$500

 

Are you interested in taking your love of math to the next level? Do you enjoy competition and open-ended problems with complex solutions? Then this camp is for you! Campers will learn the basic principles of mathematical modeling, tackle competition-level problems in teams, and build their repertoire of creative thinking and problem-solving skills. While the camp will be focused on preparation to participate in future competitions (such as the HiMCM and M3), participants will leave with a wealth of knowledge, strategies, and skills that will benefit them in all aspects of their education (and have some fun, too)! Campers must have experience with Algebra 1 or up. Prior experience with programming suggested, but not required

Data Science

Session:
June 21 - 24

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
9-12

Cost:
$400

 

In Part 1 of a 2 Part Camp, Students will learn about the Data Science field and data science profession through a framework called the Data Science Life Cycle. The content and associated modules will be instructed through this model. Students will learn about the Data Science Life Cycle competencies by completing real-world projects through a sequence of modules (1 module per step in the cycle). These projects will entail mastering skills such programming in Python or R, statistical analysis and mathematical modeling. Students who wish to continue this course can join Part 2, Machine Learning.

Machine Learning

Session:
June 27 - July 1

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
9-12

Cost:
$500

 

In Part 2 of the Data Science and Machine Learning Camp, students will deep dive into the topic of machine learning which is a special kind of mathematical modeling whereby machines (computers) learn from data to make predictions or decisions. Students will learn about different machine learning problems such as image classification and natural language processing. Students will also learn about and discuss Data Ethics which refers to understanding how collecting, generating, analyzing and disseminating data may have the potential to adversely impact people and society. Students do not have to take Part 1 (Data Science) to participate in this camp, however they should have a basic understanding of descriptive statistics, computing programming in either Python or R, and some knowledge of advanced mathematics. At a minimum, students attending this camp should have taken an Honors Algebra II course of equivalent. The preferred mathematical background is Calculus.

ATHLETICS

Boys' Basketball (Week 1)

Session:
June 21 - 24

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
2-8

Cost:
$240

 

Join coach Rico Reed, longtime Flint Hill Boys' Varsity Basketball Coach, his staff, and members of his team for a week of skills & fundamentals, fullcourt games, and group activities to improve your campers individual and team skills in this week long basketball camp. Campers will work to improve together, regardless of the skill level with which they enter camp.

Girls' Basketball

Session:
June 27 - July 1

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
2-8

Cost:
$300

 

Join Coach Jody Patrick, her staff, and HS players for a great week of skills & fundamentals, fullcourt games, group activities where you will work hard - and smile & laugh at the same time!! Coach Patrick is in her 21st year as the Head Girls' Varsity coach at Flint Hill and 30th year of basketball coaching on the youth, high school, and college levels. During her years on the Hill, seventeen players have gone on to play at the college level - Bucknell, Davidson, Hamilton, and Middlebury to name a few. So, if you are new to the game and want to learn more about it, or have a goal to play at the next level, this is the camp for you!! Come meet a new friend, too, and see you this summer!

Boys' Basketball (Week 2)

Session:
July 11 - 15

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
2-8

Cost:
$300

 

Join coach Rico Reed, longtime Flint Hill Boys' Varsity Basketball Coach, his staff, and members of his team for a week of skills & fundamentals, fullcourt games, and group activities to improve your campers individual and team skills in this week long basketball camp. Campers will work to improve together, regardless of the skill level with which they enter camp.

Girls' Volleyball (AM)

Session:
July 18 - 22

Time:
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades:
6-8

Cost:
$150

 

Our motto is to develop players into the best volleyball athletes they can be. With our excellent playing and coaching expertise, our staff will technically refine each individual and provide them with the knowledge, discipline, work ethic, leadership and competitive edge needed to take them to the next level on the volleyball court and in the classroom.

In July of 2021, Arrington became the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at Flint Hill and led the Huskies to their 11th Virginia State Championship title. Arrington was also named All- MET coach of the year. Prior to arriving at Flint Hill, Arrington played professional volleyball for 12 years and was a 5-year member of the USA Women’s National Volleyball Team and helped them qualify for the Olympics in 2000 and 2008. During her career, Arrington played for several professional teams in countries such as Holland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Puerto Rico, Turkey, and Azerbaijan. She received several awards including MVP of the Russian Super League.

Coach Arrington has coached Volleyball at the collegiate level for both The George Washington University and Fordham University where she was responsible for recruiting and other team preparations. Join Coach Arrington and her staff for a week of volleyball! Learn individual and team skills and get a peek at what it’s like to pursue Volleyball in High School.

Girls' Volleyball (PM)

Session:
July 18 - 22

Time:
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Grades:
9-12

Cost:
$150

 

Our motto is to develop players into the best volleyball athletes they can be. With our excellent playing and coaching expertise, our staff will technically refine each individual and provide them with the knowledge, discipline, work ethic, leadership and competitive edge needed to take them to the next level on the volleyball court and in the classroom.

In July of 2021, Arrington became the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at Flint Hill and led the Huskies to their 11th Virginia State Championship title. Arrington was also named All- MET coach of the year. Prior to arriving at Flint Hill, Arrington played professional volleyball for 12 years and was a 5-year member of the USA Women’s National Volleyball Team and helped them qualify for the Olympics in 2000 and 2008. During her career, Arrington played for several professional teams in countries such as Holland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Puerto Rico, Turkey, and Azerbaijan. She received several awards including MVP of the Russian Super League.

Coach Arrington has coached Volleyball at the collegiate level for both The George Washington University and Fordham University where she was responsible for recruiting and other team preparations. Are you ready to take your game to the next level? Join Flint Hill’s Coach Arrington to improve your game and prep for the next Volleyball season.

Boys' Lacrosse

Session:
July 18 - 22

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
3-9

Cost:
$300

 

Join Flint Hill Head Lacrosse Coach Adam Rice and his staff, including current Flint Hill lacrosse players, for a week of lacrosse instruction and playing! The camp is geared for both the beginner, and for the experienced player. The camp will focus on teaching fundamentals and specific positional work as well as team concepts. Goals for the boys' include both having fun and improving at the same time. Campers will need to provide their own equipment (stick, helmet, gloves, arm pads and shoulder pads). Come spend a week this summer improving your game or trying lacrosse for the first time!

FOR CREDIT COURSES

Geometry (For Credit)

Session:
June 21 - 20

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
9-12

Cost:
$2,000

 

In this for-credit course, students engage in lessons that focus on developing the critical thinking skills and habits of mind to solve advanced math problems. Taught through the use of exploration, pattern recognition, and technology, students will develop ideas and experiences that lead to formal geometric proofs and postulates. Creative problem-solving and ingenuity are critical skills for the course. Students will receive instruction and feedback on their development of these skills. Investigations include an introduction to the language of Geometry, recognition of invariants, congruence, areas and volumes, similarity, and circles. Students are required to meet expectations in understanding and mastering concepts, and developing independent applications. Students use the TI graphing calculator in the course. Non-Flint Hill students who complete this course receive Letter of Completion and not a Flint Hill Transcript.(1 Year Credit)

Algebra 2/Trigonometry (For Credit)

Session:
June 21 - JULY 20

Time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grades:
9-11

Cost:
$2,000

 

This for-credit courses builds upon the fundamental concepts of variables, expressions, equations and graphs studied in first-year algebra. The properties and applications of numbers, graphs, expressions, equations, inequalities and functions are stressed. In addition, students are introduced to the concepts and applications of triangular and circular trigonometry. Applications of mathematics to real-world problems, effective reasoning skills and problem-solving strategies are emphasized. The following skills and abilities are given high priority: to make connections between the mathematical concepts studied and other subject areas, to use mathematical language when modeling situations, to effectively and efficiently use a graphing calculator and other applicable technology, and to analyze and avoid common errors.

Students need to be able to make connections between the mathematical concepts studied and other subject areas, to use mathematical language when modeling situations, to effectively and efficiently use a graphing calculator and other applicable technology, and to analyze and avoid common errors. Students are required to meet expectations in understanding and mastering concepts, and developing independent applications. This course does not have NCAA approval as a core course for potential Division I and II athletes. Non-Flint Hill students who complete this course receive Letter of Completion and not a Flint Hill Transcript. (1 Year Credit)

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