Practicum Student Camps

While you learn, your children learn, too! Economically-priced day camps are available for students of all ages.

Your students are sure to enjoy the group learning environment, whether they are being cared for in our nursery, exploring art in our Art Start camp, memorizing and drawing God’s world in our Creative Cartography camps, or participating in our academic camps for older students. Advance registration for student camps is required. Registration opens in January.

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Student Camps for All Ages!

Several of our student camps have fresh, new looks this Practicum season! We’ve got an exciting days planned for all our students, full of learning activities, projects, games, and fun. Parents are responsible for picking children up and providing lunch during the one-hour lunch break.

Nursery (0–2 years)

Classical Conversations provides quality nursery care for your infants and toddlers so you can enjoy your Parent Practicum. Before dropping off your child, please label all personal belongings. Parents are welcome to pick up and drop off infants as needed.
Please bring: Any needed baby items in a labeled bag and a bottle and/or cup with your child’s name clearly marked. A snack will be provided daily. Parents are responsible for picking children up and providing lunch during the one-hour lunch break.

Art Start (3–5 years)

Your littlest learners will have a blast at our newly renamed camp for 3-5-year-olds! Through art explorations each day, campers will learn about basic shapes and will dabble in lots of art projects to bring learning to life. Along with games, songs, memory work, and play times, Art Start campers will enjoy using all their senses to explore the world around them and will create lots of art projects to share at home.

Creative Cartography (6–8 years)

Your 6-8-year-olds will love exploring the world with our Creative Cartography Camp! With a new cycle-specific focus, this camp has been redesigned to introduce the geography of the upcoming Foundations Cycle. This summer, campers will learn about the United States in particular as they review general geography terms and sharpen their map-making skills. Campers will draw, play games, complete art projects, and explore facts that make US geography leap off the page!

Featured Camp: Story Craft (9-12 and 13-17 years)

Don’t you just love a good story? Campers will be able to explore stories in more depth this summer as part of our brand new creative writing camp, Story Craft! Designed to help your camper uncover the “mysteries” of good writing while crafting their own story, campers learn to recognize and reproduce the elements of good storytelling. We’ll read stories, illustrate stories, dissect stories, and discover stories all around us. We’ll play with words, act out our stories, and work on the best ways to tell a great story to an audience. Story Craft will be a page-turner!

Writing: Student Intensive (IEW) (ages 9–12 only)

Looking for an enjoyable way to help your kids grow their writing skills and their friendships? Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) camp provides a great way to encourage good writing skills in your students this summer. Campers will practice the basics of good writing, IEW-style, while collaborating with friends. They will practice writing keyword outlines, using strong verbs, and adding some new words to their vocabularies! Campers will find the fun in writing as they practice principals that make writing more natural and doable

Writing: Classical Composition (LTW) (ages 13–17 only)

Your camper will discover the basics of The Lost Tools of Writing (LTW) with your friends in fun way! Students will enjoy stories, games, questions, and group activities as they work on solving the three problems every writer faces. Campers will uncover solutions to writing dilemmas as they produce group and individual writing projects to share.

Be Prepared for Camp!

Please print, review, and complete each of the forms below and bring a copy to camp for each attending student.

Student Camp Fee Cancellation and Refund Policy

In order to provide a safe, structured learning atmosphere, we plan our staffing according to the number of registered campers. You may cancel your registration up to one month before the event and receive a full refund. Should you not be able to attend for any reason after that time, your registration is transferable to another event but not refundable.