Camp McAuliffe

McAuliffe is excited to offer a number of amazing camps this summer during the 2 weeks that most DPS schools are still in session. All camps will take place at McAuliffe. We will continue to update this page as more camp information is available. A limited number of scholarships are available for families needing financial assistance; please email brandi_wright@dpsk12.org to apply.

Please use THIS LINK to register!

All camps open for ages 10-15 unless otherwise noted.

6th Grade Girls Math Camp with Ms. Steffen and Ms. Starr

May 29th – June 1st
8:00am – 4:00pm
$325

Current 6th graders are invited to join Mrs. Steffen and Ms. Starr for some fun and creative math projects.  We will explore 6th and 7th grade skills through baking, racing, design, health and other fun and creative real life projects.  Students will need to bring a lunch and water bottle.  A morning snack will be provided.

6th Grade Boys Math Camp with Ms. Graham

May 24th and May 25th              May 29th – June 1st
8:00am – 4:00pm                             8:00am – 4:00pm
$150                                                       $325

Current 6th graders are invited to join Ms. Graham for some fun and creative math projects.  We will explore 6th and 7th grade skills through math mysteries, racing, design, health and other fun and creative real life projects.  Students will need to bring a lunch and water bottle.  A morning snack will be provided.

A Sneak Peek at High School Math with Ms. Wood-Rothenberg

May 21st – 25th
9:30am – 12:00noon
Any one day – $45
Any two days – $85
Any three days – $120
Any four days – $155
The whole week – $180

Explore high school math topics with Ms. Wood R in the safety of a non-graded summer camp before you even get to high school!  One topic per day:

  • Monday – Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1
  • Tuesday – Geometry/Integrated Math 2
  • Wednesday – Algebra 2
  • Thusday – Trigonometry
  • Friday – Precalculus
Acting Camp with Ms. Al-Naqeeb

May 21st and May 22nd
9:00am – 3:00 pm
$120

Scenes, monologues, improv, and FUN theater games! Activities are based on storytelling, voice and movement, and learning to work cooperatively and deepen understanding of story structure. We will also focus on how to enhance storytelling by the use of costumes and make-up.

Emerging Artists Camp with Ms. Olesiak

May 21st – 23rd
9:00am – 1:00pm
$190

Emerging Artists is a camp geared for middle school and soon to be high school artists to experiment with more complex art subjects and materials and create projects of their own design under the guidance of art teacher Linsey Olesiak.  Artists will practice art-making skills that will expand and challenge their current abilities in a safe, encouraging and fun environment.

Android Apps Camp with Mr. Schwieterman

May 21st and 22nd                                  May 24th and 25th
8:00am – 4:00pm                                        8:00am- 4:00pm
$150                                                                  $150

In this camp, students will develop Android apps with App Inventor.  Students will work with many interesting hands-on examples, including simple games and practical tools, to make programming fun and easy even for beginners without any prior programming experience. Students will work 1:1 with an Android tablet.

Engineering and Robotics Camp with Mr. Schwieterman

May 29 – June 1
9:00 – 2:00
$200

This robotics camp will be four days of intense building and programming.  Focus will be on advanced work with robot sensors and programming.  It will culminate with a robot challenge on Friday afternoon.

Film Camp with Ms. Leshin

May 29th – June 1st
9:00am – 12:00noon

$125  Come join Ms. Leshin for a fun week watching movie shorts and determining how directors create their films. End the week using your knowledge to create your own short film! We will combine the arts of writing, directing, acting and/or computer animation to create awesome stories. Come show your creativity and build your analytical skills.

Flag Football Camp with Mr. Marcial and Mr. Galltin

May 29th – June 1st
8:00am – 1:00pm
$200

Campers will learn skills on both sides of the ball including the core components of passing, catching, de-flagging, defensive positioning, and conditioning. Character development is a primary component of our program. We will teach the importance of self-discipline and facing adversity. We believe the game of football teaches young athletes many valuable life lessons and our priority is for your athlete to learn those through our positive coaching techniques. For full participation in the camp, we encourage all athletes to be equipped with the following: mouth guard, football cleats, athletic wear, reusable water bottle and lunch. Click here for the camp flyer.

Girl Power! Camp with Ms. Swenson

May 21st and May 22nd
9:00am – 2:00pm
$110

A workshop meant for middle school girls who want to thrive by being their most authentic selves. We’ll discuss self-confidence, body image, peer pressures, hopes and dreams for the future, all while having a blast! This camp is led by Becky Swenson, a counselor at McAuliffe. Becky has been working with students as an educator and counselor for 21 years. Please bring your lunch on Monday and we will have a pizza party on Tuesday.

Mystery Writing Camp with Ms. Leshin

May 29th – June 1st
1:00 – 4:00
$125

Come Join Ms. Leshin as we dive into what makes mystery novels suspenseful. We will study plot, character development, tone, and tension as your student develops and writes their own mystery story. This camp will merge reading and creative writing with analytical and writing skills your students will use in their language arts classes throughout their school career.

Speed & Agility and Sports Nutrition Mini Camp with Ms. Collings and Mr. Chapman

May 24th and May 25th
8:00 – 11:00am
$50

Elevate your training during the summer break. This 2-day program will teach athletes the fundamentals of speed and agility through small group training. Athletes will work with trained coaches that will help improve sprint mechanics, foot speed, core strength, agility and recovery.  Athletes will also receive instruction and helpful tips on fueling their performance. Ages 11 to 15.

Speed, Agility, and Strength Camp with Ms. Collings and Mr. Chapman

May 29th – June 1st
8:00 – 11:00am
$100

Elevate your training during the summer break. This 4 day program will teach athletes the fundamentals of speed, agility and strength through small group training. Athletes will work with trained coaches that will help improve sprint mechanics, foot speed, core strength, agility and recovery.  Athletes will also receive instruction and helpful tips on fueling their performance.

Tennis Camp with Mrs. Leonard

May 21st-22nd, 8:00am-12noon
May 24th-25th, 8:00am-12noon
May 29th-30th, 8:00am-12noon
$160

Want to improve your tennis game AND have fun? Join Mrs. Leonard, the tennis coach at South High school and a former college player, in a 2-day camp to improve your game. We will work on technical skills, tactical skills, conditioning and the mental game of tennis. Each day will include skills work and game play. ALL levels are welcome!

Volleyball Camp with Ms. Braun and Ms. Johnston

May 29th – June 1st                               May 29th – June 1st
9:00am – 12:00pm                                 1:00pm – 4:00pm
$140                                                                $140

Come join Coach Braun and Ms. Johnston for a four day volleyball skills camp. Your athlete will spend three days learning fundamental volleyball skills like passing, setting, serving and hitting. On the last day, the athletes will be able to show off their new talents by playing in game like situations. We hope you will join mus for a week of fun!

Yoga Camp with Ms. Cook

May 29th -June 1st
12:30 – 3:30pm
$110

At this special Yoga for Empowerment series, we will move, breath, and create. This offering will empower participants to navigate challenges of adolescence. Through conversation, pranayama (breathing exercises) and asana (the physical postures of yoga), students will develop tools to understand emotions, manage stress, improve focus, and embrace their unique identity.
Art and writing will be incorporated each day. Students will create their own mala bracelet. A light snack will be provided each day. Students should bring a water bottle. Yoga mats are provided.

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