FSA 2016 Summer Programs

Summer Arts Program

Fiona Thompson, FSA's own amazing Art teacher, joins other talented teachers in offering the FSA summer arts program. All fees include art materials. Bring a packed snack and lunch. A limited amount of individual instruction is also offered.

All camps are $275 per week, except the short week of July 5–8, which is $220. Free before care 8:30–9am; prepaid Aftercare 3–6pm. Be sure to sign up for Aftercare when registering for camps, if it is needed. If you have an emergency drop-in to Aftercare, it will be charged with a higher rate of $15 per day.

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Please contact Fiona with questions.

Summer Arts Camp 2016: Two groups, ages 5–9 and 10–16
June 6–10Ages 5–9Talking Heads
Ages 10–16Live Action/Stop Motion Film Making
June 13–17Ages 5–9Creative Architecture
Ages 10–16Medieval Castles
June 20–24Ages 5–9Mythical Creatures
Ages 10–16Mythology: Clay Storytelling
June 27–July 1Ages 5–9Tinker Lab
Ages 10–16Design Lab
July 11–15Ages 5–9"Selfie" Portraits
Ages 10–16Life Drawing and Painting Composition
July 18–22Ages 5–9Wildlife Prints
Ages 10–16Wildlife in Clay

Digital Arts and Multi Media Design Summer Camps

Fiona Thompson joins other talented teachers in offering the FSA summer arts program. All fees include art materials. Bring a packed snack and lunch. A limited amount of individual instruction is also offered.

All camps are $275 per week, except the short week of July 5–8, which is $220. Free before care 8:30–9am; prepaid Aftercare 3–6pm. Be sure to sign up for Aftercare when registering for camps, if it is needed. If you have an emergency drop-in to Aftercare, it will be charged with a higher rate of $15 per day.

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Please note that space is limited to 10 students in each camp. Please contact Fiona with questions.

Digital Arts and Multi Media Design Summer Camps: Ages 6–16
June 6–10Digital Arts
July 5–8Fashion and Design
July 18–22Game Design

Innovation Camp

Russell Fair, FSA's Director of Technology and Computer Programming expert, is offering fun digital arts and multimedia design camps. He is also leading the maker space Innovation Lab project at FSA, introducing students to the exciting world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math), where combined creativity based projects will stimulate new innovation in the minds of all students.

All camps are $275 per week, except the short week of July 5–8, which is $220. Free before care 8:30–9am; prepaid Aftercare 3–6pm. Be sure to sign up for Aftercare when registering for camps, if it is needed. If you have an emergency drop-in to Aftercare, it will be charged with a higher rate of $15 per day.

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Please note that space is limited to 10 students in each camp. Please contact Russell with questions.

Innovations Camp 2016: Ages 5–13
June 6–10Introduction to Computer Programming
June 13–17Rapid Prototyping: LEGO Serious Play
June 20–24Power Camp (Electricity)
June 27–July 13D Design and Printing
July 5–8Woodworking/Handcraft
July 11–15Cardboard Robotics

Story-Making Drama Camp

Story-Making Drama Camp is for children aged 5–9.

All camps are $275 per week, except the short week of July 5–8, which is $220. Free before care 8:30–9am; prepaid Aftercare 3–6pm. Be sure to sign up for Aftercare when registering for camps, if it is needed. If you have an emergency drop-in to Aftercare, it will be charged with a higher rate of $15 per day.

Camp dates are: June 27–July 1; July 5–8 and July 11–15.

Taught by Sara Moylan. Bringing a wealth of experience in a creative movement and improvisational singing and drama, she presently teaches her passions at The Friends School of Atlanta. Previously, she has been a teacher of creative dramatics for the Georgia State University Saturday School for Scholars, as well as an artist-in-residence for a grant program to bring character education to Atlanta City Schools through the arts, and a music teacher for Global Village Project School for refugee girls in Decatur.

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Please contact Sara with questions.

Math Camp

Experience the fun and excitement of mathematics and problem-solving with experienced teachers, exploring numeration from addition through algebra, with Cuisenaire rods, base blocks and other manipulative materials, games, science experiments and projects. Students from rising 1st through 4th and rising 5th through 8th grades will work individually and cooperatively with peers in multi-aged sections. Math camp aims to enhance students’ natural curiosity and genuine understanding of mathematics, reasoning and real-world problem solving using the STEAM process, following weekly themes. Campers also have time to build math skills with fun computer games appropriate to their age and needs for 45-60 minutes. In the afternoons both elementary and middle school campers have an opportunity to explore robotics at their age level, looking at mechanical and technological solutions.

All camps are $275 per week, except the short week of July 5–8, which is $220. Free before care 8:30–9am; prepaid Aftercare 3–6pm. Be sure to sign up for Aftercare when registering for camps, if it is needed. If you have an emergency drop-in to Aftercare, it will be charged with a higher rate of $15 per day.

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Questions? Contact Math Camp Administrator, Karen Morris, mathcamp@friendsschoolatlanta.org.

Math Camp 2016: Two groups, Rising 1st–4th Grades and Rising 5th–8th Grades
June 6–101st–4th GradesRainforest Romp
June 13–171st–4th GradesTraveling the World
5th–8th GradesOut of This World
June 20–245th–8th GradesAmazing Inventions
June 27–July 11st–4th GradesCook's Corner
July 11–151st–4th GradesAnimals and Habitats
5th–8th GradesMath Brain Mindset I
July 18–221st–4th GradesThe Circus
5th–8th GradesMath Brain Mindset II

Critter Camp

Critter Camp will be a fun, science-based, exploration into the world of reptiles and amphibians—perfect for the critter enthusiast in your life! The camp is run by Friends School parents Crystal and Mark Mandica, who are experienced reptile and amphibian awareness and outreach educators; and Mark heads the Amphibian Research and Conservation team at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Bring a packed snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Camp is $275 per week, except the short week of July 5–8, which is $220. Free before care 8:30–9am; prepaid Aftercare 3–6pm. Be sure to sign up for Aftercare when registering for camps, if it is needed. If you have an emergency drop-in to Aftercare, it will be charged with a higher rate of $15 per day.

Visit our online registrations page for camp descriptions and to register. Questions? Please contact Critter Camp Administrator, Crystal Mandica, ribbit@critter-camp.org.

Critter Camp 2016
June 6–10Grades 5–8
June 13–17Grades 1–4
June 27–July 1Grades 1–4
July 5–8Grades 5–8
July 11–15Grades 1–4
July 18–22Grades 5–8

Circus Camp

Circus Camp, the official Atlanta Camp Partner of the Big Apple Circus, is a day-camp experience for campers aged 5 to teens, introducing circus, performing, and visual arts in a safe and noncompetitive environment. The staff is complimented by a variety of professional circus and performing artists. Counselors are members of organizations such as World Clown Association, International Brotherhood of Magicians, and KIDabra Children's Entertainer Association. Other credits include Camp Winnarainbow, Cirque du Monde, the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, and the Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus.

Circus Camp provides campers with the opportunity to learn something new and exciting every day, while developing their unique skills. Your child becomes a "Circus Star" with a Circus Performance each Friday.

Activities Include
Trapeze & Triple TrapezePuppetryMusic
Spanish WebClowning & MimeJuggling & Magic
Theatre SkillsFace PaintingArts & Crafts
Tie-dyeAcrobatics & Hand BalancingStorytelling
Tightwire WalkingUnicycleand much more!

For more information or to register, call Circus Camp at 404-370-0001 or visit www.circuscamp.org.