Summer Camps 2017

 

 

             

Day Camps

 

Camp Eagle Pride

$35 per day or $140 per week

Camp Eagle Pride provides a fun-filled summer for boys and girls. Come join us for swimming, crafts, field trips, sports, and games.

May 30 - Aug. 4* (M-F / 7:00am - 6:00pm) *Note: There will be no camp Tuesday, July 4th.
Rising 1st - 8th Grade
Director: Karen Ford - fordk@nashvillechristian.org

 

Camp Big Blue - THIS CAMP IS NOW FULL

$40 per day, $100 per 3-day week, $150 per 5-day week, plus a one time, non-refundable deposit of $25 per child

Big Blue is specifically designed for rising kindergartners by Nashville Christian’s Preschool Director, Christine Dunn. Big Blue is staffed by highly-qualified lead teachers who have been trained in proven Pre-K strategies that enhance cognitive development and lay the best possible foundation for life-long learning. Camp includes: movies, water adventure, gymnastics, wheel days, learning lab, art studio, and off-site/on-site field trips. Big Blue fills up fast, so don’t wait.

May 30 - Aug. 4* (M-F / 6:30am - 6:00pm) *Note: There will be no camp Tuesday, July 4th.
Rising Kindergarten
Director: Christine Dunn - 615-356- 5605 or dunnc@nashvillechristian.org

Enrichment Camps

 

4 Course Meal Cooking Camp

$140 per student (includes all supplies and ingredients), space is limited to 12 students

At this camp your student will learn how to prepare a four-course meal. This is a very hands-on cooking class. Campers will learn several fundamentals of working in the kitchen and maybe even be inspired to become a chef. Of course the best part will be sampling all of our delicious creations!

June 5 - 8 (12:00pm - 4:00pm) 
Rising 5th - 12th Grade
Director: Tammy Curtis -  curtist@nashvillechristian.org

 

Cursive Handwriting Bootcamp

$100 per student, minimum of 5 students

Need to learn cursive handwriting or need a refresher? Our handwriting specialist will get you right on track during this week. This camp will provide a fun multi-sensory approach to learning cursive. This is a great camp for new students to NCS.

July 17 - 21 (9:00am - 12:00pm) 
Rising 3rd - 5th Grade
Director: Amanda Hamilton 

 

Equestrian Camp

$125 per student, minimum of 2 students, maximum of 6 students

Students will learn all about horses, safety and tack Monday through Wednesday. Thursday will be a field trip to the barn where each child will get to groom, ride and love on a horse. This camp is for complete novices. A waiver will be required for the barn field trip.

June 19 - 22 (8:00am - 12:00pm) 
Rising 3rd - 8th Grade
Director: Nicole Arnold - arnoldn@nashvillechristian.org

 

Experience Minecraft Camp

$85 per student, minimum of 5 students

Minecraft is everywhere! Whether you are completely new to Minecraft or an expert, the Experience Minecraft Camp has something to appeal to you! We’ll have adventures, work as a team to build houses and cities, run obstacle courses, go on scavenger hunts and much more. All in the creative world of Minecraft!

Session 1:  June 12 - 15 (8:00am - 11:00am) Rising 5th - 8th Grade
Session 2:  June 12 - 15 (12:00pm - 3:00pm) Rising 1st - 4th Grade
Director: Jerry Morrison -  morrisonj@nashvillechristian.org

 

Kickstart Kindergarten

$85 per student, minimum of 5 students

Want to meet new friends and see old ones? Come see what Mrs. Littrell has in store for Kindergarten. During this week you will get an inside look at what the Kindergarten year will bring. Get a kickstart to your year before it gets here.

July 10 - 14 (1:00pm - 3:00pm) 
Rising Kindergarten
Director: Julie Littrell - littrellj@nashvillechristian.org

 

Kickstart First Grade

$85 per student, minimum of 5 students

Want to meet new friends and see old ones? Come see what Mrs. Overbay has in store for 1st grade. During this week you will get an inside look at what the 1st grade year will bring. Get a kickstart to your year before it gets here.

June 5 - 7 (8:00am - 11:00am) 
Rising First Grade
Director: Kary Overbay - overbayk@nashvillechristian.org

 

Kickstart Second Grade

$85 per student, minimum of 5 students

Want to meet new friends and see old ones? Come see what Mrs. Cooper has in store for 2nd grade. During this week you will get an inside look at what the 1st grade year will bring. Get a kickstart to your year before it gets here.

July 10 - 14 (1:00pm - 3:00pm) 
Rising Second Grade
Director: Lindsey Cooper - cooperl@nashvillechristian.org

 

Survival Camp

$100 per student, minimum of 5 students

Students will learn tasks and ways to solve everyday and extraordinary challenges: changing tires, how to start a fire, how to quick-fix and identify easy car problems, how to navigate without a cell phone, how to pack a bag and vehicle for weather, how to repair rips and tears in clothing, how to sew a button, and how to navigate in cities you are unfamiliar with.

June 19 - 22 (8:00am - 11:00am) 
Rising 6th - 12th Grade
Director: Kayce and Josh Green - greenka@nashvillechristian.org

Fine Arts Camps

 

Art Camp

$110 per student per session, $175 for both

Campers will use artist’s tools and materials to experience a variety of studio arts! They will explore 2D and 3D processes to create drawings, paintings, sculpture, and clay projects. Each session will vary in theme to encourage students to find fun new ways to express their own creativity! Supplies included. Class size is limited.

Session 1:  May 30 - June 2 (9:00am - 12:00pm) 
Session 2:  June 5 - 9 (9:00am - 12:00pm) 
Rising 3rd - 9th Grade
Director: Donna Torrez - torrezd@nashvillechristian.org

 

Craft Corner Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students

Do you love to make crafts but never have all the materials you want to use? This is a camp for you to come and put your creative mind to work. This camp will have all your friends asking where you got that, and you will have the best answer, “I made it.”

June 5 - 8 (8:30am - 11:00am) 
Rising K - 5th Grade
Director: Emily Bontrager - bontragere@nashvillechristian.org

 

So You Think You Can Dance Camp

$80 per student, minimum 5 students

Learn several well-known combinations from iconic dances in America’s past. Some combinations and dances learned will come from Footloose, Broadway’s 42nd Street, Michael Jackson’s Beat It, The Time Warp, and Hairspray’s You Can’t Stop the Beat! This class will be spent teaching technique, and then students will finish every day learning a new dance or combination.

June 19 - 22 (12:00pm - 4:00pm) 
Rising 5th - 12th Grade
Director: Kayce Green - greenka@nashvillechristian.org, Trisha McWright - mcwrightt@nashvillechristian.org

 

Out of Your "Shel" Drama Camp

$120 per student, minimum 4 students

Students will explore the works of beloved children’s author Shel Silverstein to build acting and reading skills. Beginning students will develop skills that will help them audition for theater roles, and become more fluent readers and more confident public speakers. For the more experienced actor, this camp will help develop deeper characterization and clearer articulation skills.

June 5 - 8 (12:00pm - 4:00pm) 
Rising 2nd - 11th Grade
Director: Nicole Arnold - arnoldn@nashvillechristian.org

 

Photography Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students

It doesn’t matter if you have the newest DSLR camera, or just the camera on your phone—this camp is for you. Campers will learn some of the basic principles of photography while focusing on creativity. They will be given challenges and themes throughout each of the sessions that will stretch their imaginations and develop their creativity.

June 19 - 22 (9:00am - 12:00pm) 
Rising 6th - 12th Grade
Director: Andrew Atkins - atkinsa@nashvillechristian.org

 

Sewing Camp

$120 per student, minimum 5 students

Campers will learn basic sewing terms, types of fabric, and how to read and follow a basic pattern. Participants will learn hand and machine sewing and practice a variety of stitches. This week will culminate with choosing and completing a basic project.

May 30 - June 2 (12:00pm - 4:30pm) 
Rising 6th - 12th Grade
Director: Nicole Arnold - arnoldn@nashvillechristian.org

Athletic Camps

 

Baseball Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students

This camp provides valuable instruction on the fundamental skills of baseball. The focus will be on teaching efficient mechanics for throwing, hitting, fielding, and base running, while emphasizing the mental aspects of the game. This camp will also bring in guest speakers with professional and college experience to sign autographs, interact with the kids, and share some stories about their playing days.

June 19 - 21 (8:00am - 11:00am) 
Rising K - 8th Grade
Director: Ben Williams - williamsb@nashvillechristian.org

 

Bootcamp Training - Adult

$80 per person, minimum 4 people

Obstacle course training, strength and agility and a lots of team-building activities.

Session 1:  June 5 - 30 (6:00am - 7:00am, M/W/F)
Session 2:  July 3 - 28 (6:00am - 7:00am, M/W/F)
College and older
Director: Josh Green - jgreen.thrive@gmail.com

 

Bootcamp Training - High School

$80 per student, minimum 5 students

Obstacle course training, strength and agility and a lots of team-building activities.

Session 1:  June 5 - 23 (2:00pm - 3:00pm, M/W/F)
Session 2:  July 10 - 28 (2:00pm - 3:00pm, M/W/F)
Rising 6th - 8th Grade
Director: Josh and Kayce Green - greenka@nashvillechristian.org

 

Bootcamp Training - Middle School

$80 per student, minimum 5 students

Obstacle course training, strength and agility and a lots of team-building activities.

Session 1:  June 5 - 23 (1:00pm - 2:00pm, M/W/F)
Session 2:  July 10 - 28 (1:00pm - 2:00pm, M/W/F)
Rising 9th - 12th Grade
Director: Josh and Kayce Green - greenka@nashvillechristian.org

 

Boys Basketball Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students

The camp’s focus will be to demonstrate and instill the core fundamentals of basketball including passing, shooting, dribbling, body positioning, court awareness and motivation. High school players will serve as assistant coaches and mentors to the campers — providing multiple opportunities for personal attention and a one-on-one work environment. Fundamentals will be reinforced through supervised games of three-on-three, four-on-four, and of course five-on-five.

Session 1:  June 12 - 15 (8:30am - 11:30am) Rising 2nd - 4th Grade
Session 2:  June 12 - 15 (12:30pm - 3:30pm) Rising 5th - 8th Grade
Director: Mike McPherson - mcphersonm@nashvillechristian.org

 

Cheer Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students

Cheer camp’s main purpose is to inspire spirit on and off the field. The NCS Varsity Cheerleaders will assist Coach Brasel and Coach Cooper in teaching cheerleading fundamentals such as motions, cheers, sidelines, dances, jumps and stunts.

July 10 - 13 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Rising K - 5th Grade
Directors: Lauren Brasel - brasell@nashvillechristian.org, Lindsey Cooper - cooperl@nashvillechristian.org

 

Dodgeball Camp

$80 per student, minimum 10 students

Are you an Average Joe? Come to this camp to learn and play the game of dodgeball. You will be throwing, catching, and dodging. We will do speed, quickness, and agility drills as well as learn the rules of dodgeball. Games will be played every day.

July 10 - 13 (9:00am - 11:00am)
Rising K - 8th Grade
Director: Brandon Wood - woodb@nashvillechristian.org

 

Football Padded Camp

$85 per student, minimum 10 students ($15 rental fee, if needed)

This camp will divide participants into groups of similar age/skill level for a slightly more intense football experience. While contact is part of the camp, it is not a full scrimmage atmosphere. Helmets and shoulder pads are required. Rentals are available upon request.

July 17 - 19 (6:00pm - 7:30pm)
Rising 3rd - 8th Grade
Director: Jeff Brothers - brothersj@nashvillechristian.org

 

Football Skills Camp

$85 per student, minimum 10 students

Coach Jeff Brothers and his staff will instruct campers with the same drills and techniques found at the high school level and beyond. This camp provides instruction for all levels of development.

June 5 - 8 (8:30am - 11:30am)
Rising 3rd - 8th Grade
Director: Jeff Brothers - brothersj@nashvillechristian.org

 

Girls Basketball Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students

This basketball camp’s primary goal will be to emphasize the core fundamentals of the sport. Nashville Christian high school players will serve as assistant coaches and mentors to the campers — providing a unique opportunity for one-on-one work and personal attention.

Session 1:  June 5 - 8 (8:00am - 11:00am) Rising K - 4th Grade
Session 2:  June 5 - 8 (8:00am - 11:00am) Rising 5rd - 8th Grade
Director: Brandon Wood - woodb@nashvillechristian.org

 

Girls Softball Pitching Camp

$50 per student, minimum 5 students

This will be a softball “pitching only” camp. Campers will learn the fundamentals of pitching including proper technique and form and a selection of pitches. Please bring a catcher at no additional charge to this camp.

June 19 - 22 (5:00pm - 6:00pm)
Rising 3rd - 8th Grade
Director: Ashley Page and Abbie Page - pagea@nashvillechristian.org

 

Girls Softball Skills Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students ($15 discount if they attend both softball camps)

The camp’s objective is to help each individual develop skills in hitting, fielding, and throwing. Campers will also learn how to bunt and slide. Infield and outfield play will be stressed as well as good base-running technique.

June 19 - 22 (6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Rising K - 8th Grade
Director: Ashley Page - pagea@nashvillechristian.org

 

Volleyball All Skills Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students 

This three-day camp will cover all the fundamental skills of volleyball including passing, serving, setting, hitting and blocking. Players will work by position to learn and master all the skills necessary to compete at the highest level of competition.

Session 1:  July 17 - 19 (2:00pm - 4:00pm) Rising 2nd - 5th Grade
Session 2:  July 17 - 19 (4:00pm - 6:00pm) Rising 6th - 8th Grade
Director: Kayce Green - greenka@nashvillechristian.org

 

Wrestling Camp

$85 per student, minimum 5 students

This camp is for the novice as well as the experienced wrestler. The camp will focus on the basic fundamentals of wrestling with live competition daily. Participants will learn takedowns, pinning combinations, tilts, escapes, and reversals. Our camp mission is to encourage all young wrestlers to develop a love of the world’s oldest sport, as well as teach them the rules and techniques for middle and high school competition.

July 24 - 27 (8:00am - 11:00am)
Rising 3rd - 8th Grade
Director: Alan Clark and Jerry Morrison - morrisonj@nashvillechristian.org