Afternoon Camps
We are excited to offer the following afternoon camps in addition to Camp Troubie:

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Musical Theater Camp

June 13 – June 24|1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | $275 | 5th-8th grade girls & boys

Summer Musical Theatre Camp is back! Rising 5th-8th graders, boys and girls, are welcome to register for this camp running June 13th-24th from 1pm-4pm. This camp is designed for both newbies and veteran actors alike, and will include a performance on the final day of camp.

Campers will train with SF’s Theatre Director, learning singing, dancing, acting and technical theatre skills. We will perform some of Broadway’s greatest hits on the SF stage with full lights, sound and a camp costume. For questions, please reach out to kanderson@stfrancishs.org.

Please note, there will be no camp on Monday June 20th.

Anatomy & Physiology

June 13 – June 17 |1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | $195 | 6th-8th grade girls

Presented by Echelon Catapult (St. Francis High School & Jesuit High School STEM students)

Have you ever wondered what makes you sweat, why exercising makes you stronger, or how your immune system fights off disease? Answer these questions and many more in Echelon Catapult’s Anatomy and Physiology! In this engaging and interactive course, students will first explore major concepts in physiology such as biological hierarchy, homeostasis, and cell specialization. Students will then investigate each of the major human body systems and create presentations about diseases in each of these systems. There will be at least 3 labs or activities each day, including a heart dissection, a biomolecule chemistry analysis, and building a take-home muscle model. On the final day of the course, students will utilize the knowledge they learned throughout the week by dissecting their own frog! 

Psychology & Neuroscience

June 21 – June 24| 1:00pm – 4:00pm| $150| 6th-8th grade girls

Presented by Echelon Catapult (St. Francis High School & Jesuit High School STEM students)

The human brain is one of the most complex and fascinating organs in the body. In Echelon Catapult’s Neuroscience and Psychology, students will explore the beautiful complexities of the mind on the cellular, anatomical, and behavioral level. Through a series of interactive lectures and activities, students will first learn about neurons, the fundamental cells of the animal nervous system. Then instructors will guide students through case studies and a sheep brain dissection as they explore the many subdivisions of the human brain and nervous system! Next, students will discover the intricacies of human behavior as they learn about the fundamental theories of psychology and apply them to social interaction, emotion, and behavior through fun activities and games.

C Programming

June 27 – July 1| 1:00pm – 4:00 pm| $195| 6th-8th grade girls

Presented by Echelon Catapult (St. Francis High School & Jesuit High School STEM students)

In Echelon Catapult’s C Programming class, students will discover the basics of one of today’s fastest evolving computer languages. The language of C can be extremely helpful before moving on to other languages, and is excellent for learning many of the fundamental concepts of programming. Using tools such as Harvard University’s CS50 IDE and Microsoft’s Github, students will write various programs, including a Choose Your Own Adventure story! They will build an understanding for basic programming techniques, complex variables, arithmetic, and several types of loops. Come learn about this high level language that is used around the world in order to create applications, games, graphics, and more!

Filmmaking 101

June 27 – July 1| 1:00pm – 4:00 pm| $175| 5th-8th grade girls

Lights. Camera. ACTION! Students enrolled in this course will learn the basics of writing, directing, and editing a short film of their creation. From storyboarding to script writing and acting to editing, students will have the opportunity to have their Hollywood moment in this fun and informative course. By the end of the week, students will have written, directed, and starred in a movie they made! Basic skills such as filming, capturing audio, blocking, and editing in adobe software will be introduced.

Leadership Camp

July 5 – July 8| 1:00pm – 4:00 pm| $150| 5th-8th grade girls

Are leaders born or made? Learn how to tap into your natural abilities and cultivate characteristics that will allow you to inspire others while making an impact in your school and community. Explore advocacy, listening skills, public speaking, and connect it all to being a good leader. An end-of-camp rally will tie it all together with the new event planning skills you have learned!