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*NEW AFTERNOON SESSION* Mini Cooking and Baking Camp

It’s Picnic Time! Kick off your summer with some backyard fun in this picnic-themed camp! We’ll be mixing it up with fun cooking, baking and no-cook picnic dishes. Campers will also participate in picnic-themed games and crafts throughout the week. All recipes made in this camp will be different from the recipes in the full Cooking and full Baking camps offered.

3D Printing & Laser Cutting, Session 2

SJA has a handle on this exciting technology and a small herd of printers and laser cutters, to boot. We will discuss this technology and the many places it is being applied. Participants will learn basic 3D modeling, learn how 3D printing works, 2D design, and get a chance to print their creations. They will also have the opportunity to see how 3D scanning works and engage directly with the printers. The camp will be held in the Andrea Clesi McMakin ’74 STEM Lab.

Algebra I Prep

This camp is offered to girls who will be enrolled in Algebra I during the 2019-2020 school year. This camp will focus on enhancing Pre-Algebra skills and introducing Algebra I concepts while integrating games, activities and technology.

Category:Algebra I Prep
Algebra II Prep

This camp is offered to girls who will be enrolled in Algebra II during the 2019-2020 school year. This camp will focus on re-introducing and strengthening the Algebra I skills and concepts that will be most utilized in Algebra II and presenting Algebra II content and vocabulary. Emphasis will be on fraction operations, law of exponents, factoring polynomials, solving multi-step equations and inequalities and graphing.

Category:Algebra II Prep
Ancient Greece and Rome T-O-G-A!

Study the ancient secrets of the Romans and Greeks! Become an Olympic athlete as you reenact the ancient games and be crowned with laurel wreaths. Dress in your best toga for a fashion show in the styles of the Olympian gods and goddesses. Explore the mysteries of the lost city of Pompeii, and create a fresco mural and mosaic. Follow the exploits of heroes like Hercules and Perseus and the horrifying beasts they slay, then create your own mythical monster! Funded in whole or in part by a grant from the CAMWS Committee for the Promotion of Latin (camws.org).

Baking - Session 3 *NEW RECIPES* *FULL*

This camp is currently full. To be placed on a waiting list, please email Sizzling Summer Director Cristina Benigno at benignoc@sjabr.org.

Come enjoy everyone’s favorite sweet escape in this tasty camp, where we’ll put your culinary creativity to the test. Join us in our kitchen as we measure, mix and sift our way through delicious sweet and savory baking with all new recipes. Bakers will also learn techniques for decorating cupcakes and cookies.

Category:Baking
Baking - Session 4 *NEW RECIPES* *FULL*

This camp is currently full. To be placed on a waiting list, please email Sizzling Summer Director Cristina Benigno at benignoc@sjabr.org.

Come enjoy everyone’s favorite sweet escape in this tasty camp, where we’ll put your culinary creativity to the test. Join us in our kitchen as we measure, mix and sift our way through delicious sweet and savory baking with all new recipes. Bakers will also learn techniques for decorating cupcakes and cookies.

Category:Baking
Charm School

Does your daughter know how to do a proper introduction? How about set a formal table? She can learn at Charm School! Students of this class will learn to feel comfortable and self-assured in any social settings. Topics covered include social skills such as the importance of eye contact, posture, handshakes and conversation skills. We will discuss all there is to know about dining etiquette and table manners. We will also discuss the importance of managing your online presence and duties of a hostess. We will spend some time in the FACS kitchen classroom, where we will learn basic cooking skills to host a party. We will learn tea etiquette and host a formal tea at the end of the week.

Category:Charm School
Cheerleading

Campers will learn proper technique for basic jumps, tumbling and stunting. Members of the SJA Cheerleading Squad will teach the girls a basic routine consisting of cheers and a dance, which they will perform for parents and friends on the last day of camp. Along with mastering basic cheer skills, campers will also be taught the meaning of teamwork.

Category:Cheerleading
Cooking - Session 3 *NEW RECIPES*

Come enjoy the beautiful teaching kitchens at SJA. Campers will experience the joy of creating meals and treats to share with family and friends. At camp, the girls will learn food and kitchen safety, proper measuring techniques and cooking skills to use for a lifetime. Recipes will include a variety of cuisines and utilize different cooking skills. Each week of camp will have different recipes, and campers will leave with a cookbook of the recipes we make.

Category:Cooking
Cooking - Session 4 *NEW RECIPES* *FULL*

This camp is currently full. To be placed on a waiting list, please email Sizzling Summer Director Cristina Benigno at benignoc@sjabr.org.

Come enjoy the beautiful teaching kitchens at SJA. Campers will experience the joy of creating meals and treats to share with family and friends. At camp, the girls will learn food and kitchen safety, proper measuring techniques and cooking skills to use for a lifetime. Recipes will include a variety of cuisines and utilize different cooking skills. Each week of camp will have different recipes, and campers will leave with a cookbook of the recipes we make.

Category:Cooking
Dance

This dance camp will consist of a variety of dance styles, including jazz, ballet, lyrical and hip hop. Campers will learn about dance history, stretching techniques, leaps and turns across the floor and much more! The camp will be held in the dance room in the beautiful Academy Arts Center.

Category:Dance
Geometry Prep *FULL*

This camp is currently full. To be placed on a waiting list, please email Sizzling Summer Director Cristina Benigno at benignoc@sjabr.org.

This camp is offered to girls who will be enrolled in Geometry during the 2019-2020 school year. The camp will focus on enhancing Algebra skills and introducing basic Geometry concepts while integrating games, activities and technology.

Category:Geometry Prep
Girl Talk

During this four-day camp, girls will enjoy games, music, art and activities focused on friendship, fellowship and fun. Girl Talk invites girls to enjoy time connecting with others, while they learn about themselves. Friendship bracelets, skits, potting flowers and a talent show are some of the activities the girls may be involved in during the week. Girls will leave camp with a greater appreciation of themselves and confidence to handle challenges that they may encounter in their middle school years.

Category:Girl Talk
Holiday Volleyball Camp 2020

Day 1 will focus on skills work, and Day 2 features tournament play. Early drop off for camp begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Academy Student Center. Please bring your lunch on Thursday.

Mad Chemistry-Kitchen Chemistry and a Little More

Anyone at any age can become a chemist. Come and learn about the chemistry that makes us who we are. Every kitchen is a treasure-trove of chemical reactions. Explore the chemistry while experimenting with household materials. Come experiment with us and mix some new concoctions. We will also make some delicious treats. Please note that activities are subject to change and are presented as examples only.

Media Arts - Session 1

Campers work together to create fun and innovative multimedia projects. They will create videos using the latest digital camcorders and edit them using Adobe Premiere Pro. Participants will also learn how to add cool effects to videos, including digital music, titles and special effects. Students will also learn how to take digital photographs, upload them to computers, edit and print them. Each student will have the chance to use a Canon digital camera, Adobe Photoshop for editing and a color photo printer for copies.

Category:Media Arts
Media Arts - Session 2 *FULL*

This camp is currently full. To be placed on a waiting list, please email Sizzling Summer Director Cristina Benigno at benignoc@sjabr.org.

Campers work together to create fun and innovative multimedia projects. They will create videos using the latest digital camcorders and edit them using Adobe Premiere Pro. Participants will also learn how to add cool effects to videos, including digital music, titles and special effects. Students will also learn how to take digital photographs, upload them to computers, edit and print them. Each student will have the chance to use a Canon digital camera, Adobe Photoshop for editing and a color photo printer for copies.

Category:Media Arts
Middle School Fitness Training

This strength, conditioning and wellness program will help campers improve their overall fitness level.

Mini Cooking and Baking Camp *FULL*

This camp is currently full. To be placed on a waiting list, please email Sizzling Summer Director Cristina Benigno at benignoc@sjabr.org.

It’s Picnic Time! Kick off your summer with some backyard fun in this picnic-themed camp! We’ll be mixing it up with fun cooking, baking and no-cook picnic dishes. Campers will also participate in picnic-themed games and crafts throughout the week. All recipes made in this camp will be different from the recipes in the full Cooking and full Baking camps offered.