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Summer Camps

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Little Summer Saints

Age 3 - Rising Kindergarten
Weekly sessions June 15 — August 7
Main Campus and Harbour View Campus
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $225 per week*

Our Little Summer Saints will learn, grow and play all summer in a safe and friendly environment on the NSA campuses. Each themed week explores science, math and literary activities that appeal to young children to make summer learning fun! Every Wednesday is water day where the Little Summer Saints enjoy water play. On Fridays, campers are encouraged to dress up to match the weekly theme.

Extended care options are available from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. for an additional fee. Campers will need to pack their own nut-free lunch Monday through Thursday. On Friday, they will have a pizza party! A healthy snack plus fruits and vegetables will be offered twice a day. 

All campers must be potty trained to participate.

June 29 - July 2 (Week 3) the fee is $180. 


Summer Saints and Counselor-In-Training (CIT)

Summer Saints (Rising Grades 1–8)  |  CIT* (Rising Grades 9–11)
Weekly sessions June 15 — August 7
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Main Campus
Fee: $200-$400

Campers in rising grades one through eight have many opportunities to pursue their interests or discover new talents. Each week, campers will choose their morning and afternoon activities. Athletic, arts and academic options will be available, such as minute-to-win-it games, baseball, volleyball, pottery, animal lovers and much more! 
 
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, they will travel to the Lake Meade Community Pool for fun in the sun. On Wednesdays, they will travel off campus to exciting destinations like Dave & Buster’s and Ocean Breeze Waterpark. The week culminates with a Friday festival—a carnival-like event that includes sweet treats, water battles, lip sync competitions and a costume contest. 

Students in rising grades 9-11 may apply to be a CIT and can attend camp* at a discounted rate. They will assist the teachers and counselors and will have a lot of fun at the same time! Please complete the CIT application prior to registering. Upon acceptance as a CIT, a discount code will be provided that can be used during registration.

Morning care is available from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and afternoon care is available from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A healthy snack plus fruits and vegetables will be offered in the morning and afternoon. Campers will need to pack a nut-free lunch Monday through Friday unless otherwise notified.

Our most popular specialty camps will also be available! Campers will begin and end their day at NSA and have the option of attending morning or extended care if needed. Camp favorites such as archery, surfing and sailing camp will be back this summer. Please see the list below!


*Excludes specialty camps

 
 

Specialty Camps

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  • Archery | June 15 - 19 — Rising Grades 4 - 8

    Archery
    Week 1: June 15 – 19
    Rising Grades 4 – 8
    8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Fee: $250

    Do you want to learn how to shoot like the pros? In this fun and exciting camp, participants will be introduced to the sport of target archery. Come and join us as we travel to the Izaak Walton private park each day to learn the basics and safety precautions for archery. Campers at different skill levels will enjoy a day in the great outdoors and possibly the occasional trip to the park lake for a round of fishing! Campers will be trained by the certified park volunteers.

    All equipment will be provided, but participants are recommended to wear comfortable shorts or pants, closed-toed athletic shoes, short-sleeve shirts or snug-fitting long-sleeve shirts. Campers can also bring their own bows if desired.


  • WRV Surf Camp | July 6 - 10 — Rising Grades 4 - 8

    WRV Surf Camp
    July 6 – 10
    Rising Grades 4 – 8
    8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Fee: $400

    Whether you are a novice surfer or a shredder looking to take your skills to the next level, WRV’s unique program and expert staff will help you do it! Campers will travel to the Virginia Beach oceanfront each day to work with WRV’s team of highly qualified and CPR certified surf instructors. They will pass along their love of surfing in an unforgettable experience that is safe, fun and rewarding!
  • Equestrian Camp | July 13 - 17 — Rising Grades 4 - 8

    Equestrian Camp
    Week 5: July 13 – 17
    Rising Grades 4 – 8
    8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Fee: $300

    Campers will travel to Foxtail Farm in Smithfield for a day of fun with horses. They will participate in a daily group riding lesson and a horse care activity. No previous experience is required!
  • Kim Aston's Shooting Star Basketball Camp | July 20 - July 24 — Ages 5 - 16

    July 20-24
    Ages 5 – 16
    Fee: $225
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Kim Aston’s Shooting Star Basketball Camp emphasizes the development of fundamental skills. Daily instruction and station work are designed to encourage mastery of basic skills. The campers will be separated according to age and skill development to compete in games. Lunch will be provided for each camper. For more information or to register, please email Kim Aston ’88 directly at kaston@nsacademy.org.
  • Golf and Tennis Camp at Cedar Point Country Club | July 27 - 31 — Rising Grades 2 - 8

    Golf and Tennis Camp at Cedar Point Country Club
    July 27 - 31
    Rising Grades 2 – 8
    8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Fee: $300

    Learn the basics of these two high-energy sports from the pros at Cedar Point Country Club. Campers will travel to Cedar Point Country Club for their lessons and will learn the skills and techniques of both sports before returning to NSA in the afternoons.

    Participants are encouraged to bring their own tennis rackets and clubs as well as a water bottle or sports drink.
  • Sailing Camp | August 3 - 7 — Ages 8 - 12

    Week 8: August 3 - 7
    Ages 8-12
    7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    Fee: $400

    This entry-level class is a weeklong, full-day program that introduces campers to the basics of sailing. Campers will travel to the Hampton Yacht Club to learn basic rigging fundamentals, seamanship and water safety from the US Sailing certified staff. Every Thursday, campers will experience a marine science day. Lunch will also be included each day of camp!

    Required equipment: Life jacket with a whistle attached, closed-toed shoes, water bottle, sunscreen, towel and a bathing suit
  • Sailing Camp | August 3 - 7 — Ages 13 - 18

    Week 8: August 3-7
    Ages 13-18
    7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    Fee: $400

    This entry-level camp is a weeklong, full-day program that is for new sailors or for sailors graduating from the Optis who are interested in participating in high school sailing. Campers will travel to the Hampton Yacht Club to learn basic rigging fundamentals, seamanship (knots and weather), water safety, sportsmanship and confidence in sailing all points of sail from the US Sailing certified staff. This class will be taught on new RS Fevas (a two-person sailing dinghy). Lunch will also be included each day of camp!

    Required equipment: Life jacket with a whistle attached, closed-toed shoes, water bottle, sunscreen, towel and a bathing suit

EARLY REGISTRATION

Register by May 1, 2020 to receive a 10% discount per camp! Register for all 8 weeks of the Little Summer Saints camp to receive a 15% discount!

Payment Options

Early registration is encouraged. Camp sizes are limited. The following payment options are available:

  • Pay in full at the end of the registration process
  • Pay a $50 deposit for each camp, and pay the remaining balance in monthly installments
 

TRANSPORTATION / EXTENDED DAY

Free bus service from the Harbour View Campus to the Main Campus is available. For an additional fee, bus service to and from the Main Campus is available to the following areas:

Benns Church
Chesapeake Square
Harbour View
Bennett's Creek

One Way: $50 per week
Round Trip: $100 per week

Extended day options are also available.
Morning Care: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., $35 per week
Afternoon Care: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., $75 per week
Morning and Extended Care: $100 per week

Drop-in service is also available and must be paid at the end of week:
Morning Care Drop-in: $10 per day
Afternoon Care Drop-in: $20 per day
 

Camp Waivers

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory private school located in Suffolk, VA. Pre-kindergarten - Grade 12.