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Camp Raven

Camp Raven is for students entering 1st through 5th grade in the fall of 2019 (unless noted differently in the camp description).

There are two different camps each week. A morning camp from 8:30-11:30 a.m. AND an afternoon camp from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Students staying for both camps are invited to bring their lunch and enjoy a supervised lunch/recess break from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch will NOT be provided for campers.

Please select below the week(s) your child will be attending. You can sign up for as few or as many as you like – and you can always come back to sign up for more later! Please submit one form per child.

  • Campers should bring a water bottle and snack with them each day.
  • Campers should wear clothes that are comfortable and easy to move around in, including closed toed shoes that are suitable for running and/or playing on the playground.
  • Weather permitting, campers will also spend some time outside each day. Send sunscreen and clothing appropriate for outdoors (i.e. hats or visors).
Register for Camp Raven 2019!
June 3rd – 7th Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Game On! Tech-Free Gaming?
Instructor: Mrs. Ashton Tyson, Summit Fun Zone Leader

Bring your game faces as we take on a TECH-FREE week of gaming! Campers will learn about teamwork and sportsmanship while playing a variety of classic, tried-and-true games as well as learning new ones. Card games, board games, and outdoor games…ALL the games!!

June 3rd – 7th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Chess Camp
Instructor: Mr. Adam Whitaker, Summit Chess Leader

We will learn the tactics, opening principles, checkmates, and history of the royal game. On the last day we will have a blitz tournament to apply what we’ve learned.

June 3rd – 7th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Master Chef Junior – Latin American Edition
Instructor: Señorita Megan Jolley, Summit Spanish Teacher

Join Señorita Jolley for a week of traditional latin american food and desserts. We will create our own recipe books as we explore the different flavors of Latino America, learning the history of the cultures along the way.

June 10th – 14th Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Space Odyssey Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Ashton Tyson, Summit Fun Zone Leader

Space cadets- Join us for an out of this world camp experience! Campers will learn about our solar system, star gaze, and make rockets!

June 10th – 14th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Música y Baile Latino Camp
Instructor: Señorita Megan Jolley, Summit Spanish Teacher

Get ready to move in an interactive dancing and music class! Kids will learn about the traditional dances, celebrations and music that are native to Latino America. Come ready to bailar con ritmo!

June 17th – 21st Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Nature, Art, and Recycling Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Summit Art Teacher

Earth Day Every Day! Create art using objects from nature: printmaking, paintings, and sculptures using natural objects such as leaves, flowers, sticks, rocks, and shells. Learn how artists use nature as a source of design and then discover how to use recycled objects to create a work of art.

June 17th – 21st Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Professor Powers Detective Camp
Instructor: Rob Powers, Professor Powers & Summit Upper School Science Teacher

*Price is $150 for this camp.

This camp is focused on Professor Powers’ favorite thing, STEM Challenges! Each day offers a variety of STEM projects, testing campers’ skills against wild and crazy puzzles, things to build, and solutions to problems. Cost for this camp is $150 per child and includes a week’s worth of activities, multiple take-home projects, and a t-shirt. Engineering Camp will take place at The Summit Prep School’s new location at 202 E Walnut Lawn in Springfield. (3rd-7th graders)

June 17th – 21st Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Little Class in the Prairie Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Summit Art Teacher

Travel back in time and discover pioneer arts and crafts. Learn how to make log cabins, rag rugs, covered wagons, stick horses, paper crafts, and homemade butter. Read excerpts from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie collection and listen to Pa’s fiddle playing. Learn about the songs and games that children used to play.

June 17th – 21st Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Professor Powers, Engineers Camp
Instructor: Rob Powers, Professor Powers & Summit Upper School Science Teacher

Price is $150 for this camp.

Professor Pompeius, world renowned scientist, is in a bit of a pickle. He self-tested a serum he’d concocted and it’s completely wiped his memory! In this extended escape room format, use the clues he left behind to find the antidote before it’s too late! Cost for this camp is $150 per child and includes a week’s worth of activities, multiple take-home projects, and a t-shirt. Detective Camp will take place at The Summit Prep School’s new location at 202 E Walnut Lawn in Springfield. (3rd-7th graders)

June 24th – 28th Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Acting Camp: The Art of Storytelling (Fairy Tales and Fables)
Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Summit Art Teacher

Bring stories to life through dramatic play, art, music, and puppetry. Explore different art forms and learn to express yourself through: Painting, Acting, Dancing and Singing!!!

June 24th – 28th Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Professor Powers Detective Camp
Instructor: Rob Powers, Professor Powers & Summit Upper School Science Teacher

*Price is $150 for this camp.

This camp is focused on Professor Powers’ favorite thing, STEM Challenges! Each day offers a variety of STEM projects, testing campers’ skills against wild and crazy puzzles, things to build, and solutions to problems. Cost for this camp is $150 per child and includes a week’s worth of activities, multiple take-home projects, and a t-shirt. Engineering Camp will take place at The Summit Prep School’s new location at 202 E Walnut Lawn in Springfield. (Kindergarten – 3rd graders)

June 24th – 28th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Toys and Games Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Summit Art Teacher

Create your own original toys and games using a variety of materials in the art room. Some will be educational and some will be just for fun!!! Have time to test your skills and play your games with your friends. Including indoor and outdoor game time each day (weather permitting).

June 24th – 28th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Professor Powers, Engineers Camp
Instructor: Rob Powers, Professor Powers & Summit Upper School Science Teacher

*Price is $150 for this camp.

Professor Pompeius, world renowned scientist, is in a bit of a pickle. He self-tested a serum he’d concocted and it’s completely wiped his memory! In this extended escape room format, use the clues he left behind to find the antidote before it’s too late! Cost for this camp is $150 per child and includes a week’s worth of activities, multiple take-home projects, and a t-shirt. Detective Camp will take place at The Summit Prep School’s new location at 202 E Walnut Lawn in Springfield. (Kindergarten – 3rd graders)

July 23rd – 27th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Hand Lettering for Kids
Instructor: Mrs. Marissa Bradley, Kindergarten Teacher

Create your own hand-lettered wooden sign from start to finish as Mrs. Bradley teaches you how to sand, distress, stain, paint, and plan your masterpiece! We will also learn and practice general hand-lettering techniques and explore several mediums throughout the week.

July 8th – 12th Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Seussical Musicals Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Summit Art Teacher

Explore your favorite Dr. Seuss story books through art and music. Create art projects and learn songs from your favorite Seuss books. Make character hats and masks to wear for our Seussical Musical Parade! Whoville, Sneedville, the Jungle of Nool… Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

July 8th – 12th Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Space Adventure Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Ashton Tyson, Summit Fun Zone Leader

Space cadets- Join us for an out of this world camp experience! Campers will learn about our solar system, star gaze, and make rockets!

July 8th – 12th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Write and Illustrate a Book Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Summit Art Teacher

Each student will receive a hardback book with blank pages to create their own original stories. Students will be guided through the creative process to develop their theme, plot, setting, characters and illustrations. These creations will be a keepsake to cherish for years to come. You never know, it might even get published!

July 15th – 19th Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Art ROCKS Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Summit Art Teacher

Become a junior paleontologist as you learn about rocks, fossils and dinosaurs. Learn how to create paintings, sculptures, and mosaics by making art projects out of rocks, clay, and other art materials. *Field trip to Missouri Institute of Natural Science, where students will have the opportunity to dig up their very own fossils.

July 15th – 19th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Beach Party Art Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Summit Art Teacher

Sea turtles, jellyfish and tropical sea creatures! Create art projects with sand, clay, paint, and sea shells. Discover ocean ecology and marine life. Play outdoor games and wear your favorite beach hat and shirt for our fun in the sun outdoor beach party!

July 22nd – 26th Morning Session, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Game On! Tech-Free Gaming Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Ashton Tyson, Summit Fun Zone Leader

Bring your game faces as we take on a TECH-FREE week of gaming! Campers will learn about teamwork and sportsmanship while playing a variety of classic, tried-and-true games as well as learning new ones. Card games, board games, and outdoor games…ALL the games!!

July 22nd – 26th Afternoon Session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Un Viaje al Sur (Spanish Travel Camp)
Instructor: Señorita Megan Jolley, Summit Spanish Teacher

Spend the summer traveling all the way through the Andes mountains to the Amazon rainforest in our Spanish classroom. We will be discovering the diverse regions of Latin America, adventuring through the different countries, learning geography, culture, and the best things to do abroad.

Register for Camp Raven 2019!

Junior Camp Raven

For students entering Beginners, PreKindergarten, and Kindergarten in the fall of 2019.

All junior camps are Monday through Friday, from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

  • All campers must be potty-trained.
  • Campers should bring a water bottle and snack with them each day.
  • Campers should wear clothes that are comfortable and easy to move around in, including closed toed shoes that are suitable for running and/or playing on the playground.
  • Weather permitting, campers will also spend some time outside each day. Send sunscreen and clothing appropriate for outdoors (i.e. hats or visors).

Please select the week(s) your child will be attending. You can sign up for as few or as many as you like – and you can always come back to sign up for more later! Please submit one form per child.

Register for Camp Raven 2019!
June 3-7
Space & Astronomy Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Shannon Wallace, Summit PreK Teacher Assistant

Houston, we need more astronauts! Come join us as we journey to the sun, the moon and the stars! We will take off in our rocket ships and learn about the great beyond.

June 10-14
Fairy Tale Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Shannon Wallace, Summit PreK Teacher Assistant

Attention all adventurers! Each day we will explore a new fairy tale and it’s modern retelling. We will have crafts, play and learning while having lots of fun! We will battle dragons, climb tall towers and learn so many new things!

June 17-21
Under the Sea Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Ashton Tyson, Summit Fun Zone Leader

Dip your toes in as we explore the depths of the ocean! Jr campers will learn about the different ocean zones and the sea life that live there.

June 24-28
Camp Kindness
Instructor: Mrs. Shannon Wallace, Summit PreK Teacher Assistant

We will learn about our impact on the world around us and how to make it better. We will learn how daily acts of kindness affect those in our families, our community and our world. This week will be full of fun activities, crafts and games while teaching invaluable life skills.

July 8-12
¡Viva México!
Instructor: Señora Cassandra Raven, Summit Spanish Teacher

Come learn about Mexico’s rich history and culture! We will explore art and music, play traditional games and learn several Spanish words and phrases along the way. There might even be a piñata involved… ¡Vamonos, chicos!

July 15-19
Dinosaurs!
Instructor: Mrs. Shannon Wallace, Summit PreK Teacher Assistant

Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? We will spend the week learning about different dinosaurs and exploring the world they lived in. ROOOOAAAAR!

July 22-26
Zoo Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Shannon Wallace, Summit PreK Teacher Assistant

So many animals, so little time! Everyone loves a visit to the zoo. What is your favorite zoo animal? We will learn about mammals, birds, reptiles, and more during this fun-packed week.

Register for Camp Raven 2019!

Senior Camp Raven

Senior Camp Raven is the summer program at The Summit Preparatory School. These camps provide a fun and stimulating way for your child to continue learning over the summer break. Each camp is themed to a different topic and encompasses several subject areas, from science and math to art and sports. Campers will have fun while learning and making new friends!

Camps are only $115 per weekly session and include a Camp Raven t-shirt (one shirt per camper). Camp space is limited and your child’s spot will be held when full payment is received.

Camp Raven is for students entering 6th-8th grade in the fall of 2019.

There are different camps each week. Camp times are either a morning camp from 8:30-11:30 a.m. AND/OR an afternoon camp from 12:30-3:30 p.m. (Check each description to see if it is a morning or afternoon camp.)

Students staying for both camps are invited to bring their lunch and enjoy a supervised lunch/recess break from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch will NOT be provided for campers.

You can sign up for as few or as many as you like – and you can always come back to sign up for more later! Please submit one form per child.

  • Campers should bring a water bottle and snack with them each day.
  • Campers should wear clothes that are comfortable and easy to move around in, including closed toed shoes that are suitable for running and/or playing on the playground.
  • Weather permitting, campers will also spend some time outside each day. Send sunscreen and clothing appropriate for outdoors (i.e. hats or visors).
Register for Camp Raven 2019!
June 3-7 Mornings, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Botany Boot Camp
Instructor: Mrs. Dana Thomas, Botanist/Ecologist at the Institute of Botanical Training

Calling all nature lovers —spend the week learning to identify the plants and trees around you by creating a field notebook with specimens and notes! Learn how indigenous people used plants, which plants can be used to make medicine and food and which plants to avoid! Experience evolution and ecology hands-on in the field as you see amazing plant adaptations and habitat diversity, both on campus and on field trips.

June 17-21 Mornings, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Professor Powers, Detective Camp
Instructor: Rob Powers, Professor Powers & Summit Upper School Science Teacher

*Price is $150 for this camp*

Professor Pompeius, world renowned scientist, is in a bit of a pickle. He self-tested a serum he’d concocted and it’s completely wiped his memory! In this extended escape room format, use the clues he left behind to find the antidote before it’s too late! Cost for this camp is $150 per child and includes a week’s worth of activities, multiple take-home projects, and a t-shirt. Detective Camp will take place at The Summit Prep School’s new location at 202 E Walnut Lawn in Springfield. Ages 9-12.

June 17-21 Afternoons, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Professor Powers, Engineering Camp
Instructor: Rob Powers, Professor Powers & Summit Upper School Science Teacher

*Price is $150 for this camp*

This camp is focused on Professor Powers’ favorite thing, STEM Challenges! Each day offers a variety of STEM projects, testing campers’ skills against wild and crazy puzzles, things to build, and solutions to problems. Cost for this camp is $150 per child and includes a week’s worth of activities, multiple take-home projects, and a t-shirt. Engineering Camp will take place at The Summit Prep School’s new location at 202 E Walnut Lawn in Springfield. Ages 9-12.

Register for Camp Raven 2019!