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The Camp Francis summer program is meant to support the mission of the Catholic Community of Saint Francis of Assisi and the Community Life ministries within our parish community.  We promise to inspire growth opportunities, offer support, encourage participation, and safeguard the environment as we build our summer family.  We enable our community to renew the spirit within, maintain the physical body, and grow the mind as we enjoy the quality recreational, educational and spiritual activities within our exceptional facilities and grounds. We welcome with joy all those young people who come to us and invite them into the life of our summer community. 

With Peace and Love,
Ashley Watson
Coordinator of Community Programs

1st Grade Camps

Before Care

Instructor: Camp Francis Explorers Staff/Camp Francis Staff
Price: $25

Early Child Care for Camp Francis Explorers as well as all other Camp Francis campers before Morning Camp Session.  Campers will be dropped to the Gym for Before Care by their parents and then Camp Francis staff will get them to their morning camp.

Sessions:  

BCC 061701                                         
Dates: June 17-June 21, 2019
Hours: 8am-9am 

BCC 070802                                         
Dates: July 8- July 12, 2019
Hours: 8am-9am 

BCC 071603                                         
Dates: July 15-July 19, 2019
Hours: 8am-9am 

BCC 072204                                         
Dates: July 22-July 26, 2019
Hours: 8am-9am 

After Care

Instructor: Camp Francis Explorers Staff/Camp Francis Staff
Price: $25

Late Child Care for Camp Francis Explorers as well as all other Camp Francis campers after Afternoon Camp Session.  Campers will be picked up by Camp Francis Staff and brought to the Gym to be picked up by their parents by 5pm.

Sessions:  

ACC 061701                                         
Dates: June 17-June 21, 2019
Hours: 4pm-5pm 

ACC 070802                                         
Dates: July 8- July 12, 2019
Hours: 4pm-5pm

ACC 071603                                         
Dates: July 15-July 19, 2019
Hours: 4pm-5pm

ACC 072204                                         
Dates: July 22-July 26, 2019
Hours: 4pm-5pm

Camp Francis Explorers

Instructor: Camp Francis Explorers Staff/Camp Francis Staff
Min/Max Enrollment: 9/42
Price
: $140

Campers will have the opportunity in this play based camp to dabble in different activities including: LEGO, Arts and Crafts,  Sports, Recreational & Board Games and many other fun opportunities around campus. Campers will have the opportunities for both indoor and outdoor activities over the course of the week.  All campers will be provided both a morning and an afternoon snack daily, but should bring their own lunch each day.

Sessions: 
EXP
 061701F                                         
Dates: June 17-June 21, 2019
Hours: 9am-4pm 
Grades- 1st-5th

EXP 070802F                                         
Dates: July 8- July 12, 2019
Hours: 9am-4pm 
Grades- 1st-5th

EXP 071603F                                         
Dates: July 15-July 19, 2019
Hours: 9am-4pm 
Grades- 1st-5th 

EXP 072204F                                         
Dates: July 22-July 26, 2019
Hours: 9am-4pm 
Grades- 1st-5th

Amazing Athletes

Instructor: Caroline Jerger, Amazing Athletes (www.paintpaperpaste.com)
Min/Max Enrollment: 5/14
Price: $130

Amazing Athletes is an action packed educational sports program that teaches 10 different sports, the importance of nutrition, as well as an introduction to the muscles that help us move!  Your child will learn the basics of volleyball, basketball, tennis, soccer, hockey, football, baseball, golf, lacrosse, and track and field.   We’ll also practice motor and life skills all while learning teamwork and sportsmanship.

Sessions:

ATH 070803A
July 8-July 12, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades: 1st-4th

ATH 072206A
July 22-July 26, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades: 2nd-5th

 

American Girl

Instructor: Maureen Cesari, TFS Art Teacher & Art Instructor (http://www.carpetbagart.com/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 10/20
Price: $170

Join us for a week of adventures for you and your favorite doll!  Visit our coffee house and learn how to make pint sized drinks and confections for your dolls and yourselves.  Set up a tea party complete with fine china and lace tablecloths.  Spend the afternoon under the stars in our indoor camp-out, creating a sleeping bag for your doll and teaching her how to make s’mores! Create crafts, construction confections and learn valuable lessons about friendship and girl power.

Sessions:  
ENR 72216A

July 22-July 26, 2018
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm                              
Grades: 1st-5th

Basketball (1-3)

Instructor: Triple Threat Basketball
Min/Max Enrollment: 20/100
Price: $130

New drills and games that will help make you the best player you can be! Learn how to become a better passer, dribbler and shooter. In addition we will be playing 1v.1 and 5v.5 games. Camp favorites such as Hot Shot, Knock Out, Sideline Basketball and the Camper vs. Counselor Game

Sessions:  

ATH 061702P                                                              
June 17-June 21, 2019                                                                 
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm                                                                      
Grades: 1st-3rd                                                                          

ATH 071504A
July 15-July 19, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades: 1st-3rd 

Beginning Piano

Instructor: Family Piano Academy
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10
Price: $210

Blast off into the wonderful world of music!  Campers will end the week knowing how to read and play dozens of fun songs at the piano.  All campers will have access to an online portal with instruction videos, music theory games, and encouraging incentives to help them continue their progress at home.

Sessions:  
ART 070806A
July 8-July 12, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm                
Grades: 1st-2nd                     

ART 070808P
July 8-July 12, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm                
Grades: 3rd-5th                      

ART 071512A
July 15-July 19, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm                
Grades: 1st-3rd

Disney Highlights

Instructor: Kayla Austin
Min/Max Enrollment: 5/18
Price: $130

Do you love Disney movies and music? Well this camp has plenty of it! Throughout the week, campers will learn several Disney songs accompanied with choreography for a performance at the end of the week! But the fun doesn’t stop there. Games and musical activities will be played each day in order to further the campers interests in music and to have fun with it! An all out blast, this camp is perfect for the camper that just wants to sing, move, play, and loves music.

Sessions:  
ART 061701A                                    
June 17– June 21, 2019   
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm                              
Grades: K-2nd

ART 061703P                        
June 17– June 21, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm                     
Grades: 3rd-5th

If you Give a Mouse a Cookie

Instructor: Young Rembrandts
Min/Max Enrollment: 5/12
Price: $170

K-2nd grade age children will explore the world of Laura Numeroff in this five-day workshop full of art and reading.  Each day the class will read a different Laura Numeroff book, and afterwards, students will draw a Young Rembrandts lesson which incorporates one feature of the book they’ve enjoyed reading together. Students will  create wonderful drawings and bring their favorite stories to life by combining creativity and imagination! Sign up your reading artist today!

Sessions:  
ART 072216P
July 22-July 26, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm                                 
Grades: K-3rd

Learning with Art

Instructor: Raleigh Tutoring (http://raleightutoring.com/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 8/20
Price: $195

With a theme-based approach and a focus on learning, this camp will guide students in drawing, painting, or sculpting a new project each day. A variety of different mediums will be used—pencils, paint, clay, and more. Examples of potential projects include clay pinch pots, origami, masks, creatures and monsters, and beaded necklaces and bracelets.

Sessions:  
ART 061704P
June 17-June 21, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm                                 
Grades: K-2nd

LEGO: Building is Awesome

Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz (http://www.bricks4kidz.com/northcarolina-raleigh-wakeforest/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/20
Price: $200

Do you think building is awesome?  How about building with Emmet and Lucy?  The you won’t want to miss the Bricks 4 Kidz Building is Awesome camp!  Join Emmet, Lucy, Uni Kitty and Benny on a journey to stop Bad Cop and Lord Business from “krageling” the world.  Campers will put their engineering skills to work as they build motorized and 3D figure models.  They’ll love playing fun games and doing cool crafts based on The LEGO® Movie and its sequel.  Whether you take an imaginary ride on Metal Beard’s ship or Emmet’s double-decker couch, be sure to get on over to Bricks 4 Kidz where building is awesome!

Sessions: 
ENR 061701A     
June 17– June 21, 2019                        
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm  
Grades: K-5th

 

 

 

LEGO: Galaxy Far Away Space Adventures

Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz (http://www.bricks4kidz.com/northcarolina-raleigh-wakeforest/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/20
Price: $200

Inspired by NASA and Star Wars®, our Space Adventures Camp is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off! Each day, campers will learn about real-life space exploration and build models related to the NASA space program. Campers will also be building their favorite Rebel and Imperial spacecraft such as X-Wing and Tie Fighters.  In addition, the day includes group games, challenges and more. Bricks 4 Kidz® Space Adventure camp provides the spark for imagination and creativity to take off on an adventure that’s out of this world! All participants take home a custom mini figure at the end of the week!

Sessions: 
ENR 072217A     
July 22– July 26, 2019                        
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm  
Grades: K-5th    

LEGO: Engineering for Girls with Bricks 4 Kidz

Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz (http://www.bricks4kidz.com/northcarolina-raleigh-wakeforest/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/20
Price: $200

Engineering is not just for boys –
Immerse yourself in the world of LEGO® Friends as you make new friends while exploring the world around you by engineering your way through challenging themes through the use of LEGO® Bricks and Technic® elements!  Not only will you build amazing motorized LEGO® models as well as LEGO® Friends communities but create a different take-home project each day using LEGO® Bricks.  Join us as guest speakers discuss the various careers open to girls in an ever-changing world and the importance of positive self-image.  You even get to take home a custom mini figure at the end of the week.

Sessions: 
ENR 72223P
July 22-July 26, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm    
Grades: K-5th   

LEGO: Mining & Crafting

Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz (http://www.bricks4kidz.com/northcarolina-raleigh-wakeforest/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/20
Price: $200

Campers will explore the world of Minecraft® in our Mining & Crafting I Camp by bringing it into their world through the use of LEGO® Bricks and Technic® elements. Participants will build and interact with characters and elements from the popular game including Steve, Creeper, Chicken, Pig, Pickaxe and Minecart.  Learn engineering skills through the construction of motorized and articulated elements from the video game. In addition, campers will build their favorite characters through the use of various art projects. Each camper gets to build a mini Creeper or Steve figure to take home at the end of camp! Students will face new challenges each day, building models and crafting key elements by using your imagination. Video game play is not part of this camp’s curriculum.

Sessions: 
ENR 070806A     
July 8-July 12, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm  
Grades: 1st-5th 

LEGO: Movie Mash Up

Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz (http://www.bricks4kidz.com/northcarolina-raleigh-wakeforest/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/20
Price: $200

Join us on a movie mash-up adventure!  This camp is filled with a variety of awesome model builds from your favorite movies.  LEGO® enthusiasts will build to infinity and beyond with Buzz, Woody and Jessie.  Their pig, dinosaur and potato head friends are sure to be part of the fun as well.  Prepare to enter the enchanting, imaginary world of wizards and dragons.  Campers will love building their favorite wizard and his magical snowy owl.  They will even build a motorized model to make him fly on his broomstick!  Watch out for dragons in the sky as well!  Luckily Toothless and his fellow good dragons aren’t looking to hurt anyone, they just need some training!  You won’t want to miss this magical experience, packed with building and imagination!  Each day will offer something new including characters from the original movies and the sequels!  Campers will explore concepts of engineering and architecture through building specially-designed Bricks 4 Kidz motorized models and 3D figures.

Sessions: 
ENR 061703P
Dates: June 17-June 21, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm    
Grades: K-5th

LEGO: Pocket Brick Monsters

Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz (http://www.bricks4kidz.com/northcarolina-raleigh-wakeforest/)
Min/Max Enrollment:6/20
Price: $200

Embark on a journey where you not only train Pokemon® but build wild Pokemon® creatures with LEGO® Bricks and Technic® elements in your quest to become a Pokemon® Master! Build Dratini, Pikachu, Poke Balls and more as well as cool crafts where you can build Pokemon® to take home!  Creating, capturing and battling are the order of the day!  You can bring your own Pokemon® trading cards for play and trade at the end of each day.  Test your knowledge of Pokemon® in our head-to-head battles.         

Sessions: 
ENR 071515P     
July 15– July 19, 2019                        
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm    
Grades: K-5th    

Little Medical School- Discovering the Human Body & More!

Instructor: Little Medical School (https://www.littlemedicalschool.com/raleigh/about-us/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/12
Price: $200

 At Little Medical School, we understand kids love to dress up and play doctor. That’s why we’ve created a fun and exciting program to help elementary school aged students explore the world of medicine. Through interactive learning, kids will discover how the body and organs work, how to use medical instruments, administer first aid and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Each child will receive a working stethoscope to take home and a diploma as a graduate of the Little Medical School® after completion of the course.

Sessions:  
SCI 070807P
July 8-July 12, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Grades: K-5th

SCI 072216A
July 22-July 26, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades: K-5th

Little Veterinarian School-All About Canines

Instructor: Little Medical School (https://www.littlemedicalschool.com/raleigh/about-us/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/12
Price: $200

Adopt a pet and start your training as a veterinarian!  Explore the principles of animal care to keep your dog healthy and strong.  Suture a laceration, calculate hydration needs, and learn how to give medications all while keeping a journal of your findings along the way.  All graduates of Little Veterinarian School will receive a stuffed dog, dog bowl, recipe for dog treats, and much more.

Sessions:  
SCI 071509A
July 15- July 19, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades: K-5th

Little Veterinarian School– Fantastic Felines

Instructor: Little Medical School (https://www.littlemedicalschool.com/raleigh/about-us/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/12
Price: $200

Adopt a pet and start your training as a veterinarian!  Explore the principles of animal care to keep your cat healthy and happy.  Perform a physical exam, make a cat toy, learn about common feline diseases, and discover various car breeds in this fun and educational camp.  All graduates of Little Veterinarian School will receive a stuffed cat and much more.

Sessions:  

SCI 070805A                                 
July 8-July 12, 2019                   
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades: K-5th

SCI 071513P
July 15– July 19, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Grades: K-5th

Messy Masterpieces

Instructor: Raleigh Tutoring (http://raleightutoring.com/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 8/20
Price: $195

All art worth keeping and sharing is messy! In this camp,  kids will create works of art with glue, paint, paper, glitter, yarn and clay. Budding artists will complete one project to take home each day as well as work on others that will be completed on the last day of camp.  Examples of masterpieces include designed T‐shirts, picture frames, clay pots, magnets, masks, puppets and much more.

Sessions:  
ART 070809P
July 8-July 12, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm                                 
Grades: K-2nd

Messy Science

Instructor: Raleigh Tutoring (http://raleightutoring.com/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 8/20
Price: $195

If you think science should be fun, this camp is for you! Gain an understanding of our environment, learn about cool animals, and give your creativity a workout—all while getting messy. Put everything you learn to good use by imagining and then creating your own unique ecosystem or “world.”

Sessions:  
SCI 071512P
July 15- July 19, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Grades: 1st-3rd

Mini Mouse House

Instructor: Maureen Cesari, TFS Art Teacher & Art Instructor (www.paintpaperpaste.com)
Min/Max Enrollment: 8/20
Price: $170

Young builders will create a mini dollhouse decorated for the modern mouse. Students will be painting, decorating, building furniture, accessorizing with art, rugs and curtains.  Mixed media will be used including: paint, paper work, construction and clay.

Sessions:
ART 071513P
July 15-July 19, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Grades: 1st-3rd

 

 

 

Numerical Fluency

Instructor: Raleigh Tutoring (http://raleightutoring.com/)
Min/Max Enrollment: 8/20
Price: $195

The fun-filled week of camp is designed to help students develop “fluency” with basic number facts through hands-on-games, activities, and use of the Mathnasium Method to make them more successful with more advanced computations. This camp is for students who are currently counting on their fingers!

Sessions: 
ENR 072218A         
July 22– July 26, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades: 1st-3rd    

Vacation Bible School Camper

Instructor: St. Francis Formation Team
Max Enrollment: 14 per grade level
Price: $75
Dates: June 24-June 28, 2019
Hours: 9am-12:30pm

Each day at ROAR, kids will explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life. They will bring the Bible to life with Wild Bible Adventures, experience jaw-dropping discoveries at Imagination Station and venture into this epic African adventure that engages the whole herd. This summer, watch as ROAR transforms St. Francis into a place buzzing with excitement and teaches children that God accompanies us along life’s greatest adventures. The daily schedule will include: prayer, Scripture, snack, science, games, movies, and music. Lunch will NOT be served.

Questions? Contact Formation.Summer.Camp@stfrancisraleigh.org.

VBS PK– VBS Pre-K Camper (Must be 4 by August 15, 2019)
VBS K-    VBS Kindergarten Camper
VBS 01    VBS 1st Grade Camper           
VBS 02    VBS 2nd Grade Camper
VBS 03    VBS 3rd Grade Camper
VBS 04    VBS 4th Grade Camper
VBS 05    VBS 5th Grade Camper

 

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