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; playing and singing in our play camps; memorizing and drawing God’s world in our geo-drawing camps; or learning about language, writing, science, logic, debate, or public speaking in our academic camps for older students. Advance registration for student camps is required.
Make Sure You’re Prepared for Camp!
Please review the information below to learn what to bring to your student camp(s):
Risk Release Form
Print and fill out a Risk Release Waiver for each attending student. Students will not be admitted to camp without it.
Photo Release Form
Please fill out a photo release form for each student that will be attending Parent Practicum Kids Camp
Most required resource(s) may be purchased the first day of practicum, or you may visit our online bookstore to purchase resource(s) in advance.
Be sure to arrive early the first day of camp to pick up your name tags, meet the teachers and familiarize yourself with the environment.
Student Camp Fee Cancellation and Refund Policy
Please note that we plan our staffing needs according to the number of registrations in order to provide a safe, structured learning atmosphere for our students. 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.
Student Camps for All Ages!
Several of our Student Camps have fresh new looks this Practicum season! We’ve got an exciting three days planned for all our students, full of learning activities, projects, games, and fun.
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.
Play Camp (3–5 years)
For our younger campers, ages 3-5, Play Camp has been updated to include even more art and games. Campers will enjoy learning to draw using basic shapes, and will create art to bring home to enjoy with the family. Some basic memory work will enhance the activities campers will love.
Please bring: Any needed items in a labeled bag and a 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.
GeoDraw Camp (6–8 years)
Geo-Draw Camp for 6-8 year olds has a new cycle-specific format that will encourage campers to dive into the geography of Cycle 2. Campers will learn some basic world geography and focus on the geography and cultures of our Cycle 2 Foundations’ work. Packed with games, art activities, and explorations, this camp will keep your children eager to return each day.
Students should bring : Two good erasers, a ruler or straight edge, two pencils, and a daily snack with beverage. Parents are responsible for picking children up and providing lunch during the one-hour lunch break.
FEATURED CAMP: Math Mania (9-14 years)
Brand new this season is Math Mania! Designed for 9-14 year olds this camp encourages campers to “play with numbers”! We will explore different types of numbers, practice using numbers to solve math mysteries, and even learn to decode some puzzles. With games and activities suitable for younger and older mathematicians, Math Mania promises a “crazy good” time!
Writing: Classical Composition (LTW) (ages 13–17 only)
Writing camp facilitators will use materials from CiRCE Institute The Lost Tools of Writing Level One. Students will learn the first three canons of classical rhetoric: invention (brainstorming), arrangement (outlining), and elocution (style). Students will read short literary selections together and learn some amazing tools for critical thinking and persuasive writing. Typically offered to 13–17 year-old students. Required resource: The Lost Tools of Writing Student Camp Booklet
Writing: Student Intensive (IEW) (ages 9–12 only)
Writing camp facilitators will use materials from the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW). Children will have an excellent time honing their writing skills and learning new writing techniques. These intensive camps cover more structures and styles as students improve their writing and prepare for more advanced writing assignments. (Bring your favorite thesaurus.) Required resource: IEW’s Student Intensive Notebook B