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Summer Camps

2020 Summer Camps at William Penn! OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY!

QUESTIONS? Call 323-2716 or email summerprograms@colonial.k12.de.us

Week 1: July 13-16
AM (8:00am -11:00am) 
– Culinary
– Volleyball
– Wrestling (k-5)

PM (11:30am-2:30pm)
– Culinary
– STEAM
– Wrestling (6-8)

Week 2: July 20-23
AM (8:00am -11:00am)
– Culinary
– Volleyball
– Golf

PM (11:30am-2:30pm)
– Culinary
– STEAM
– Basketball

Week 3: July 27-30
AM (8:00am -11:00am)
– Soccer
– Band

PM (11:30am-2:30pm)
– Basketball
– Band

Week 4: August 3-6
AM (8:00am -11:00am)
– Agriculture
– Football
– Band

PM (11:30am-2:30pm)
– Digital Media
– Band

Agriculture
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Is your student interested in all things outdoors? Then they’ll have a BLAST at our summer Agriculture camp. Students will work with the farm animals, help harvest produce on Penn Farm, and more! Students will be outdoors (unless it is raining) for the majority of their time at camp so students should come prepped with the following: Water Bottle, Outside close toed shoes, Clothes they don’t mind getting dirty, Hats, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, and snacks if desired.

Band
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
During the half day camps, students experience music in an exciting new way. Young musicians will have the chance to learn how to march & perform music just like our award-winning Marching Colonials! Throughout camp, we will experience music in different ways & have “instrument discovery” experiences where students can explore their creativity on steel drums, pianos, in our music lab & more. Musicians will be able to discover areas of music that they never knew existed. Students may also bring their own instrument to camp.

Baseball
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
This camp will focus on the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing and base running. Campers will have the opportunity to work with William Penn baseball staff and hone their baseball skills.

Basketball
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Engaging, hands-on basketball camp for students in elementary and middle school led by the coaches and student-athletes of the William Penn Basketball program. Emphasizes on teamwork, skills, fundamentals and sportsmanship will be stressed during the camp.

Culinary
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Engaging, hands-on summer camp for students in elementary and middle school that highlights the diverse offerings of culinary arts. Potential activities include exploring the basics of culinary, designing meal courses and working with the award winning chefs and student chefs of the William Penn Bistro.

Football
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Engaging non-contact football camp for elementary and middle school students led by the William Penn football coaching staff and student-athletes. The camp provides participants with football fundamentals and basic skills as well as promoting values of teamwork, competition, and sportsmanship. Two divisions (college and pro) will be created where participants will compete against other participants in 7-on-7 games.

Fun with Photoshop!
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Students will learn how to manipulate photographic images in Adobe Photoshop on state-of-the-art Macintosh computers. Guaranteed to be a fun class. Seating is limited so sign up early.

Golf
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Half day golf camps are designed for the “new junior golfer” and all equipment necessary will be provided. Participants are segmented into smaller groups based on their experience and skill level in order to create the most favorable learning environment possible. For three hours each day, campers learn or hone their skills with a strong emphasis placed on golf fundamentals as well as fun! The use of golf teaching technologies will be utilized. The week also includes the incorporation of various skill-based games and activities that are designed to improve the campers golf skills as well as keep the learning environment fun and engaging for this age group. Camp will also incorporate lessons on good sportsmanship, how to play golf honestly and with integrity.

Soccer
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Engaging and hands-on soccer camp for students in elementary and middle school led by the coaches and student-athletes of the William Penn soccer program. Emphasizes on teamwork, skills, fundamentals and sportsmanship will be stressed during the camp.

STEAM
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Students will participate in a variety of STEM related activities throughout the week that are both meaningful and engaging. They will be faced with real-life ‘design challenges’ and must use their creativity, innovation, and knowledge while connecting it to Next Generation Science and Common Core Math Standards.

Volleyball
(entering grade 3 – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
This camp is designed to provide campers with instruction on all aspects of volleyball with emphasis on fundamental skill development from the beginner to the more experienced player. Coaches and players from the William Penn team will be there to lead the campers in skills, sportsmanship, and teamwork.

Wrestling
(entering grade k – entering grade 8 in Fall 2020)
Come learn the fundamentals from the coaching staff at William Penn and learn the work ethic and skills that it takes to be a champion!