Elementary & Leadership Summer Camp

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School in the Hills presents “Brainstorm Alliance”, a summer camp aimed at eager young minds. Spend your days working on exciting new challenges built on the principles of team work and cooperation. This summer, we bring the important message of the relevance of community in our lives and in the classroom, with a variety of innovative programs and activities. Come live the life of an artist, restaurateur, an actor and an athlete while learning to grow those connections to the local and global community. Let’s grow those brains! And build great memories!

Game On!
Camp 1: June 18 – June 29

Geography Bee! Jeopardy! Field Day! Challenge your mind and body in this camp of Olympian stature full of exciting events. Children will be divided into teams and learn hand-eye coordination, physical fitness, debate and public speaking skills with a focus on building self-esteem, respect and confidence. They will dive deep into the tricks and trades of different games from various cultures. A fun and fabulous “Tournament of Champions” that kindles their competitive and collaborative fire will mark the end of the session.

Field Trips: MYLO Obstacle Course

Art Reach
Camp 2: July 2 – July 13

Embrace your inner Picasso! Find inspiration in works of art at the museum and learn about artists whose works have been inspired by the world around them. Children will be introduced to major art periods and movements with a focus on civil rights, peace and freedom while learning specific art skills and techniques. At the end of the session, the children will create and curate their own big art to share with friends and family.

Field Trips: Mexic-Arte Museum

Camp 3: July 16 – July 27

All the world’s a stage!  Children will build props, design sets and costumes and investigate the world of theatre through exercises that activate their voices, bodies and imaginations. Blending instructional and performance opportunities, this camp will help them develop skills that last a lifetime. Join them for a show stopping finale of “The Sneetches” as they learn about the importance of community and equality.

Field Trips: Workshop with Creative Action!

Beyond the Table 
Camp 4: July 30 – August 10
Calling all chefs! Join us on a culinary adventure as we empower the children to expand their minds and enhance their taste buds. Through a unique blend of environmental education and hands on learning, children will focus on local and sustainable foods and giving back to the community. They will visit a local farm and a food bank to understand the valuable lesson of being part of a community. During the final week of the session, they will measure, stir and whisk as their efforts culminate in a bake sale, the proceeds of which will be donated to a charity of their choice.

Field Trips: Urban Roots, Central Texas Food Bank