Summer Camp Guide
Award-winning program set on 17 acres that incorporates animal care, outdoor games and play, fishing, crafts and farm entrepreneurship in addition to chicken races, gem mining, gardening, hayrides, cooking, fort making, outdoor survival and more. Overnight camps will be offered in addition to day camps this year.
Students from around the country and the world have the opportunity to come together to live and learn in diverse groups while gaining hands-on experience with intriguing topics in science, technology, engineering, and math. Early Accelerator is for rising grades 5-6 and the Summer Accelerator residential programs are for rising grades 7-9 and 10-12.
The sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. Registration required, sign up online.
Small classes taught by professional artists with a focus on skill-building and creative expression. Offers both visual and performing arts camps every week of summer vacation, including hip-hop dance, painting techniques, cartooning and comics, ceramics, improv acting and more.
Campers learn balance, horse body language, equine massage, stretching and trail riding rules of the road. Teams catch, groom, tack up horses and focus on riding skills and horsemanship. Artistic activities aim to help campers understand horses. Pool time is also included.