Student Life
Summer Camps

Adventure, Enrichment & Robotics

Summer Fun Starts Here.

Get ready for adventures in cooking, horseback riding, exploring Chattanooga, or studying French or Spanish. This summer, we are excited to offer a variety of robotics camps for coding and engineering design enthusiasts!

List of 23 items.

  • Exploring Nature and Botany

    June 3-7, 2019 / PreK–2nd grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    This week will include science, art, and crafting. We'll dig our hands in and learn about plants and nature. We'll make terrariums, grow things, craft things, and explore the wonders of our natural world. This camp will be led by Linda Green. The cost of this camp is $175.
  • Horesback Camp

    June 3-7, 2019 / 4th–8th grade / 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    This camp will take campers off campus to a local horse farm to learn how to care for and ride horses. The farm consists of 3 arenas with indoor and outdoor spaces. Riding helmets and gear are provided by the farm. Campers are dropped off and picked up at CCS. Transportation to and from the camp is provided on CCS buses, and a CCS staff person will be at the farm with campers all day. The camp will be led by Bayview Riding Academy. The cost of this camp is $400.
  • Mountain Biking

    June 3-7, 2019 / 6th–12th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Come explore the great mountain biking trails around Chattanooga with Josh Green. This camp is designed to teach campers about bike safety and maintenance while exploring the beautiful mountains. Campers will need to bring their own bike and helmet. Bikes may be dropped off on Monday and picked up on Friday. The cost of this camp is $175.
  • LEGO Adventure

    June 10-14, 2019 / PreK–2nd grade / 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
    Lego Adventure Camp will be engaging, creative, and active. Children will build and act with Legos. Your child will play games and do activities that will keep them moving throughout the day. Each day is a different theme. Children are encouraged to dress up each day with the following themes: Superhero Legos, Ninjago Legos, City Legos, MineCraft Legos, and Star Wars Legos. This camp will be led by Miriam Arnold. The cost of this camp is $175.

    July 22–26, 2019 / PreK–2nd grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    LEGO Adventure Camp will be an engaging, creative, and active. Children will build and act with LEGOs. Your child will play games and do activities that will keep them moving throughout the day. Each day is a different theme. Children are encouraged to dress up each day with the following themes: Superhero LEGOs, Ninjago LEGOs, City LEGOs, MineCraft LEGOs, and Star WarsLEGOs. This camp will be led by Miriam Arnold. The cost of this camp is $175.
  • Escuelita Spanish

    June 10-14, 2019 / 1st–4th grade / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    This summer camp is designed to wake up a passion for the Spanish language and Hispanic culture in your little ones. The goal is for them to enjoy a week full of fun experiences en Español. Your child will be immersed into the language and culture through music, dance, art, story listening, writing, games, and last but not least—FOOD. This camp will be led by Spanish Teacher Nikki Dyer. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • Scratch Coding and Makey Makey

    June 10-14, 2019 / 3rd–8th grade / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Do you like creating games, stories, or music? In this camp we will be very creative. Using Scratch coding, campers will have the opportunity to build games, stories, or create music by coding characters to do things. Campers will also have the opportunity to use the MakeyMakey kits to turn anything into a keyboard to control their programs. Let's see what you can create! This camp will be led by Lower School STEM Instructor, Meghan Helums. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • Chattanooga Explorers

    June 10-14, 2019 / 5th–12th grade / 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Come explore Chattanooga with Mr. Josh Green. This camp will be a full day of discovery and learning about the amazing places in Chattanooga. Campers will leave campus each day to go on a different adventure. They will hike beautiful mountains and explore new places in the Chattanooga area! The cost of this camp is $250.
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    (FULL) June 17–21, 2019 / K–3rd grade / 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
    Join Mrs. Beth Ann Green for a fun week of menu planning, preparation, and cooking! All materials are provided and nut-free. Students will learn to plan, shop, prep, and create favorite items using safe prep and cooking skills. Parents will be invited to a tasting on the final day of class. There will be a maximum of 10 kids per session. The cost of this camp is $175.

    June 17–21, 2019 / 4th–8th grade / 1:00 PM4:00 PM
    Join Mrs. Beth Ann Green for a fun week of menu planning, preparation, and cooking! All materials are provided and nut-free. Students will learn to plan, shop, prep, and create favorite items using safe prep and cooking skills. Parents will be invited to a tasting on the final day of class. There will be a maximum of 10 kids per session. The cost of this camp is $175.

    July 22–26, 2019 / K–3rd grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Join Mrs. Beth Ann Green for a fun week of menu planning, preparation, and cooking! All materials are provided and nut-free. Students will learn to plan, shop, prep, and create favorite items using safe prep and cooking skills. Parents will be invited to a tasting on the final day of class. There will be a maximum of 10 kids per session. The cost of this camp is $175.
  • LEGO Camp

    June 17–21, 2019 / 3rd–6th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In this camp, you will have an amazing time exploring, experimenting, building, and designing with Legos! Students will enjoy STEM activities that include recreating local landmarks and historical buildings, making a habitat for an animal, printing and painting with Legos, designing and building a tiny home and the furniture that would go in it, participating in a vehicle challenge, making a stop-motion animation, creating a 3-D design of a school, and much more! This camp will also incorporate problem-solving, mathematics, and architectural design that will both challenge and facilitate creative design. This camp is great for those who enjoy building, testing their creative design and vision, and using their imagination to have fun with Legos! This camp will be led by Craig Lubbers. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • Making Math Fun

    June 17-21, 2019 / 6th–8th grade / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Everyone is a mathematician, not just those of us who may be fast at working out problems with numbers. We all engage with math every day. At math camp, we will explore the math all around us through projects, art, games, puzzles, music and more. Campers will work together as we creatively engage in math challenges and exploration. Math camp is a chance to make connections, solve problems and see math as more than just numbers. This camp will be lead by Sara Davick. The cost of this camp is $150.

    July 22–26, 2019 / 3rd–5th grade / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Everyone is a mathematician, not just those of us who may be fast at working out problems with numbers. We all engage with math every day. At math camp, we will explore the math all around us through projects, art, games, puzzles, music and more. Campers will work together as we creatively engage in math challenges and exploration. Math camp is a chance to make connections, solve problems and see math as more than just numbers. This camp will be lead by Sara Davick. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • French Camp

    June 24–28, 2019 / 2nd–5th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    This summer camp is designed for any child who wants to awaken a passion for French language and culture. Students will be immersed in a fun, full week of language and culture through music, games, books, stories, art, and food! This camp will be led by Jasiri Harper, Upper School French Teacher. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • Dive into Books

    June 24–28, 2019 / PreK–2nd grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Spend a week diving into books with Mrs. Ginny Moore. This camp will help bring books to life. Campers will explore and create characters. Have a great time with book related arts and crafts. Plus make and eat food from the books. This camp will focus on books by Jane Yolen and will end with a fun and exciting author celebration! The cost of this camp is $175.
  • Spa-Tea-Da

    June 24–28, 2019 / K–5th grade / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Come enjoy a week of tea parties and pampering. Led by Julie Davis, this camp will be sure to make you relax and have fun! The cost of this camp is $175.
  • Bridge to Terabithia

    June 24–28, 2019 / 3rd–8th grade / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Come explore the wonderful world of Terabithia. This camp will help bring Terabithia to life. It will be a fun week of exploring the book, creating the characters and the magical world of Terabithia. Campers should have read the book or watched the movie before attending this camp. This camp will be led by Mrs. Ginny Moore. The cost of this camp is $175.
  • Dash, Dot, Ozobot and Sphero

    July 8–12, 2019 / PreK–2nd grade / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Robotics campers will be motivated to collaborate with one another to understand the basics of robotics construction and the programming language. In robotics camp, we will have lots of fun programming the robots to complete challenges and battle in strategy games. Fun things we will do in robotics camp may include dressing up our robots for a dance party, creating a story using different robots, or battle racing the robots! This camp will be led by Lower School STEM Instructor, Meghan Helums. The cost of this camp is $175.
  • Be Your Own Inventor

    July 8–12, 2019 / 3rd–8th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In this camp, you will unleash creativity and collaborate to create and design new inventions. Activities will encourage each camper to think creatively and use technology to solve real world problems. What do you want to invent? This camp will be led by Lower School STEM Instructor, Meghan Helums. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • Cake Wars

    July 8–12, 2019 / 3rd–8th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Come learn the art of decorating cookies, cupcakes and cakes. Each day campers will learn the art of decorating and create displays of yummy treats! This camp will be led by Paige Turner. The cost of this camp is $175.
  • LEGO Robotics EV3

    July 15–19, 2019 / 3rd–8th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Think, Design, Create! In Lego robotics camp we will have lots of fun building Lego robots and programming them to complete challenges! Campers will become very familiar with the EV3 Lego Mindstorm programming language and will work on real world problem challenge missions. If you love Legos, this is the camp for you! This camp will be led by Lower School STEM Instructor, Meghan Helums. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • VEX EDR: Building and Coding

    July 15-19, 2019 / 6th–12th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Imagine if you had competitive autonomous programs for your VEX EDR robot before the school year even started! In this one-week, programming-focused summer camp, you will not only learn how to program a VEX EDR V5 robot, but you will create your own programs designed for the 2019-2020 season, on a full-size 2019-2020 field. Many teams go the whole season without ever developing an autonomous program. To begin the season by tackling the greatest challenge first is sure to get your team off to a competitive start. This camp will be led by High School Robotics Coach Matt Monahan. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • What Every Young Man Needs to Know

    July 15–19, 2019 / 7th–12th grade / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    This camp is for boys who want to become brave, strong, and competent. To that end, we will combine thoughtful discussions about manhood with practical skills like learning how to tie a tie and change a flat tire. Each day, we will have an informal discussion about an aspect of manhood based on a short reading or video (don't worry - no homework required!), followed by a tutorial on an essential skill every young man needs know. The hope is that, as a result of this camp, you are a little bit better prepared to go out into the world and fight the dragons. This camp will be led by Hunt Davidson. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • Escape Room

    July 22–26, 2019 / 3rd–8th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Does your child like riddles and breaking codes? Join us this summer as we work together to "Escape the Room!" The kids will learn to break codes and solve problems as they work together as a team. The Gamemaster will help guide them as they race against the clock to escape the room. This camp will be led by Lower School STEM Instructor, Meghan Helums. The cost of this camp is $175.
  • Journalism 101

    July 29–August 2, 2019 / 9th–12th grade / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Every person, every place, every item carries a story. It’s finding the story and telling it well that makes a compelling journalist. Join Writing Center Director Camille Platt in learning how writing for newspapers and magazines differs from writing for English class. We’ll learn the basics of interviews and feature articles; write and edit text to publish in CCS's student-led newspaper, The Charger; and hear stories about the future of the publishing industry from visiting editors and advertising sales representatives from local publications. Before she joined CCS in 2016, Mrs. Platt spent 12 years working as a writer and editor with Alabama Media Group, Christian Family Publications, and other regional newspapers and magazines. Students who attend Journalism 101 will have the option to continue writing for The Charger under Mrs. Platt’s guidance in the fall. The cost of this camp is $150.
  • College App Boot Camp

    July 29–August 2, 2019 / 12th grade / 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Are you interested in minimizing the stress surrounding the college admission process? Are you interested in getting a head start on the many steps of the college application process by the time school begins? CCS’s College App Boot Camp assists rising seniors in preparing their college applications during the summer, ready to submit in early fall. Students will complete applications (including edited essays), write and polish resumes, and receive assistance in understanding each college or university's application submission systems and deadlines. A review of how to best utilize college search, scholarship, and career path tools will also be provided. Students with a 24+ ACT (or those expecting to earn this) will benefit most from the camp. This camp will be led by Joan Vos, Director of College and Career Counseling. The cost of this camp is $150.