Exploration Camps

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Mark your calendars! Registration for Summer 2024 opens January 3, 2024.

Exploration Camp at Summer at St. John’s is a gateway to a world of endless curiosity, discovery, and adventure.  These camps are specifically designed to cater to campers with a thirst for knowledge and a passion for exploring the world around them.  Whether  it’s baking the perfect cupcake, delving into the realms of computer science, or embarking on epic adventures, our Exploration Camps offer a diverse range of opportunities for campers to quench their curiosity.

We partner with the best vendors in the industry to bring a diverse selection of hands-on, exciting programs to camp every week of the summer.  Exploration Camps are taught by our talented vendor instructors, all of whom come with an extensive pedigree of learning and training, as well as a thorough background check on all their on-site staff.  Vendor instructors are supported by a team of Summer at St. John’s staff, who provide program and behavior support, as well as bookending the day with ‘get to know you’ and ‘day in review activities.’  

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DayTrippers

5th - 
9th
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Every week is a new adventure with DayTrippers!…
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ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

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ALL ABOARD: THE GREAT ENGINEERING BOAT CHALLENGE!

6th - 
9th
Week One: June 10-14, 2024
Morning (9am – 12noon)
Add Stay and Play until 4pm
Use your engineering skills and creativity to design and build a cardboard boat that you and a partner can get into and paddle across the pool!…
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COOKING CAMP

6th - 
9th
Week One: June 10-14, 2024
Morning (9am-12:30)
Add Stay and Play until 4pm
We’ll tackle culinary techniques, master new skills and put your culinary creativity to the test.…
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 Pokémon® Masters: Designers & 3D Makers Unite!

4th - 
5th
Week 2B: June 20 and 21, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Create your own Pokémon®-style cards, figurines, toys, & more!…
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 Esports Apprentice: Streamers and Gamers

6th - 
9th
Week 2A: June 17 and 19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Learn what it takes to be a superstar!…
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New England Fishing Academy

6th - 
9th
Week Two: June 17-21, 2024 (No camp Wednesday, June 19)
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
The New England Fishing Academy is perfect for any child who loves the outdoors and fishing or who expresses an interest in wanting  to learn and try it out.…
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Mountain Biking

6th - 
9th
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Where Thrill Meets Skill!…
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ROBLOX

2nd - 
3rd
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
In this camp, you will learn how to make use of the many tools on Roblox to code terrific games.…
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LEGO Amusement Thrill Rides, Stop Motion Animation & Minecraft Amusement Park

2nd - 
3rd
Week Three: June 24- 28, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Channel your inner Master Builder and create your very own LEGO amusement park thrill rides where Everything is Awesome…
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3D PRINTING

4th - 
5th
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
You will be brainstorming, designing, and printing small objects on our 3D printer.…
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Minute to Win It Robotic Challenges, Stop Motion Animation and Minecraft

4th - 
6th
Week Three: June 24- 28, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Become a master superhero builder as we create LEGO vehicles, structures, and machines.…
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Hacking and Cybersecurity

6th - 
9th
Week Three: June 24- 28, 2024
Morning (9am – 12noon)
Code breaking and security- be safer on the internet!…
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Hacking and Cybersecurity/ Game Design

6th - 
9th
Week Three: June 24- 28, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Code breaking and game design- a full day of fun!…
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Game Design

6th - 
9th
Week Three: June 24- 28, 2024
Afternoon, 1:00pm- 4:00pm
A Half day camp exploring game design.…
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Build, Modify, Code LEGO Amusement Thrill Rides & Stop Motion Animation

2nd - 
3rd
Week Four: July 1-3, 2024 (No Camp Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5)
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Become a master amusement park designer as we create Amusement Thrill Rides with Minecraft and LEGO…
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GAME DESIGN AND DRONE PROGRAMMING

2nd - 
3rd
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Coding can be for kids of all ages! Even beginners who have no prior coding experience before are able to jump in and learn too!…
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Digital Photograpy

4th - 
5th
Week Four: July 1-3, 2024 (No Camp Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5)
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
We’ll learn about Composition, Lighting and other core strategies that allow professionals to take incredible photos.…
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GAME DESIGN WITH PYTHON VISUAL CODING

4th - 
5th
Week Four: July 1-3, 2024 (No Camp Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5)
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
You’ll learn to code by playing a game and solving coding puzzles that get increasingly challenging.…
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Robotic Challenges, Stop Motion Animation and Minecraft

4th - 
6th
Week Four: July 1-3, 2024 (No Camp Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5)
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Join us as we design, build, modify, and program robots that interact, perform complex tasks and respond to challenges.…
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Beats and Jams/ Content Creators

6th - 
9th
Week Four: July 1-3, 2024 (No Camp Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5)
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Find your voice and leave your mark on the world!…
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COOKING CAMP

2nd - 
6th
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
 Grab your apron and let’s get cooking! …
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Amusement Park Thrill Rides & Stop Motion Animation

2nd - 
3rd
Week Five: July 8-12, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Become a master amusement park designer as we create LEGO Amusement Thrill Rides.…
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ROBLOX

4th - 
5th
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
You will learn how to make use of the many tools on Roblox to code terrific games!…
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BUILD EPIC WORLDS TOGETHER IN MINECRAFT

2nd - 
3rd
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
This course is not coding based but a platform for you to learn more about real world economics, city planning, and life management!…
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Sewing Creation

4th - 
5th
Week Five: July 8-12, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Beginner or experienced, you’ll develop essential sewing skills and unleash your imagination.…
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Minute to Win It Robotic Challenges, Stop Motion Animation and Sandbox Games

4th - 
6th
Week Five: July 8-12, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Come and join us as we design, build, and program robots that interact, perform complex tasks, and respond to challenges.…
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Dungeons and Dragons

6th - 
9th
Week Five: July 8-12, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Stretch your imagination telling stories with your friends, and build useful creative skills…
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Artificial Intelligence Adventures/Video Game Animation

6th - 
9th
Week Five: July 8-12, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
First- explore the world of artificial intelligence, and then bring your animations to life!…
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3D PRINTING

2nd - 
3rd
Week Six: July 15-19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
You will be brainstorming, designing, and printing small objects on our 3D printer.…
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Graphic Design

2nd - 
3rd
Week Six: July 15-19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
In this class, you’ll learn how to use your doodling skills for real, by doing design projects for local nonprofits or small businesses…
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Build, Modify, Code LEGO Amusement Thrill Rides & Stop Motion Animation

2nd - 
3rd
Week Six: July 15-19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Channel your inner Master Builder and create your very own LEGO amusement park thrill rides where Everything is Awesome!…
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BUILD EPIC WORLDS TOGETHER IN MINECRAFT

4th - 
5th
Week Six: July 15-19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
This course is not coding based but a platform for you to learn more about real world economics, city planning, and life management!…
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Dungeons and Dragons

4th - 
5th
Week Six: July 15-19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Stretch your imagination telling stories with your friends, and build useful creative skills…
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Robotic Challenges, Stop Motion Animation and Sandbox Games

4th - 
6th
Week Six: July 15-19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Join us as we design, build, modify, and program robots that interact, perform complex tasks and respond to challenges.…
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 Smash Brawler/ Esports Apprentice

6th - 
9th
Week Six: July 15-19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
If you love games like Super Smash Bros™, you will love this class! Then, learn what it takes to be a superstar!…
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Build Virtual Reality Games

6th - 
9th
Week Six: July 15-19, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Dive into Virtual Reality (VR) development in our VR Games course by building your own VR games!…
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CHESS CAMP

2nd - 
8th
Multiple Weeks Available
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Spend half the day with our chess instructors, and half the day sampling all that camp has to offer.…
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Debate Camp

4th - 
5th
Week Seven: July 22-26, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
This class will boost your speaking confidence and critical thinking, and no prior experience is required – just bring your curiosity and enthusiasm!…
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 Beats and Jams/ Content Creators

4th - 
5th
Week Seven: July 22-26, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Find your voice and leave your mark on the world!…
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Game Design with GODOT

6th - 
9th
Week Seven: July 22-26, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
In our 2D Game Design camp, you’ll use the popular GODOT platform to make your own realistic game assets.…
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ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

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SUMMER STRINGS AND PIANO CAMP

6th - 
12th
Week Seven: July 22-26, 2024
Afternoon, 1:00pm- 4:00pm
For string and piano players who want to level up…
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Recording Studio

6th - 
12th
Week Seven: July 22-26, 2024
Morning (9am – 12noon)
Participants will learn to create their own beats and record original music.…
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Weird Nature Science

2nd - 
3rd
Week Eight: July 29- August 2, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
In this class, we’ll be learning about physics and the natural world through fun, easy science experiments in chemistry and physics.…
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Minecraft: Next Steps

4th - 
5th
Week Eight: July 29- August 2, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
In this creative camp, challenge the odds, craft your own kinds of weapons and build dream worlds using code…
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Mock Trial/Model United Nations

6th - 
9th
Week Eight: July 29- August 2, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
First- Learn the ins and outs of court procedures, and then work as an ambassador to solve current world problems…
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 Inventor’s League/Bricks and Sticks

2nd - 
3rd
Week Nine: August 5- 9, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
First-Become an inventor of the future! Then, Create your own stop motion film.…
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Intro to Improv

4th - 
5th
Week Nine: August 5- 9, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
In this course, students will explore the fundamentals of improvisational theater and learn how to think on their feet.…
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GAME DESIGN AND DRONE PROGRAMMING

4th - 
5th
Week Nine: August 5- 9, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
With our Drag and Drop Platform, kids learn to code by creating their own games. Kids will get to see all these skills in action when they learn to program…
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INTRO TO PYTHON

6th - 
8th
Week Nine: August 5- 9, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
If your goal is to develop problem solving skills, learn a cool technology or develop projects for college applications, Python is a great place to start!…
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Minecraft: Next Steps

2nd - 
3rd
Week Ten: August 12-16, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
In this creative camp, challenge the odds, craft your own kinds of weapons and build dream worlds using code…
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Lego Brick Builders

2nd - 
3rd
Week Ten: August 12-16, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
This course teaches students how to design and build their own Lego models, from simple structures to complex machines.…
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Virtual Reality/ Esports Apprentice

6th - 
9th
Week Ten: August 12-16, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
First- learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, and then learn what it takes to be an esports superstar!…
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DESIGN WEBSITES WITH HTML/CSS

6th - 
9th
Week Ten: August 12-16, 2024
Full Day (9am – 4pm)
Learn how to build dynamic, engaging and interactive websites of your choice with the understanding of the HTML framework.…
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CAMP CHRIS: JUNIOR EAGLES

Kindergarten - Grade 1

Big fun for our young campers - a sampling of everything, with adventures every day!

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CAMP CHRIS: GOLDEN EAGLES

Grade 2 - Grade 3

Watch us stretch our wings! The traditional camp experience is what we crave - swimming and sports and activities and special events! We'll get red cross swim instruction every day.

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CAMP CHRIS: SOARING EAGLES

Grade 4 - Grade 5

We are flying high! Days are jam-packed with fun and activities - pool time, camper choice, lots of sports and games, activities and special events - all part of the day at Camp Chris!

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