2024 Summer Camps

Scribbles & Giggles 

Scribbles & Giggles is a fun and engaging camp that is designed to help your little one prepare for school in the fall using a multisensory approach. Campers will use strategies from the Learning Without Tears program which incorporates music, movement, singing, and manipulatives to develop gross motor and fine motor skills. These age-appropriate activities will teach your child how to form the letters of the alphabet correctly while also making writing fun! 

 

Pre-K (Ages 3-5).

Camp Instructors: Suzanne Davis & Kathleen Redford

Dates: June 3-6

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Kid Smiling
Students waiving outside

Discovery GO!  

Do you love being outdoors? Are you ready to get out there and go?  Then this is the camp for you!  Campers will add to their understanding of natural systems through nature hikes, stream exploration, and bird and insect watching.  Crafts, and other hands-on activities happen every day at our Discovery Go! Camp. Bring on the adventure! 

 

For Rising 3rd-6th Grade

Camp Instructor: Trish McGregor

Dates: June 3-6

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Radical Readers 

Radical Readers will enjoy multisensory activities that incorporate strategies from the Orton-Gillingham Approach. Campers will build their knowledge of letter sounds and blends to develop decoding and fluency skills. Daily word work will build skills in phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, and handwriting.  

 

For Rising K-2nd Grade

Camp Instructors: Suzanne Davis & Kathleen Redford 

Dates: June 3-6

Time: 1:00-4:30pm

Cost: $120

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Child Reading
Students at a table engaging

Community Helpers  

Campers will learn about various community leaders and the characteristics and traits of good citizens. Our focus will be to encourage campers to understand and appreciate the contributions and importance of our community leaders and to recognize their personal sense of belonging and responsibility in making our community a better place. We will learn about ways to be a positive leader and kind citizen at every age! Campers will have the added advantage of learning about the various career fields in our community. Each day will be filled with stories, art, crafts, and visitors from our community!  

 

For Rising K-5th Grade

Camp Instructor: Lucy Wallace 

Dates: June 3-6

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Sun and Sand Volleyball  

The camp will include instruction/drills each day. Players will be introduced to the rules and fundamentals of the sport. We will be utilizing the sand volleyball courts to introduce beach volleyball to some and focus on refining skills to others. The benefit of beach volleyball is that it helps players develop every aspect of their game, as well as great conditioning.  

Team play will consist of mini games that allow athletes to play with a mix of partners of varied experience and skill sets to improve their own game and leadership/teammate skills. 

Roger Poythress is the director of Lake Country Volleyball Club in South Hill, Virginia, and has coached a very successful volleyball program at Brunswick Academy for many years. He is a veteran of over 25 years in the sport and his knowledge and coaching skills bring a lot to the camp. Jamey Morris coached and led the Fuqua School varsity volleyball team to The VISAA Division IV State Championship where they won the state title. Also, we are excited to announce that we have added assistant coaches to help provide 1 on 1 instruction. 

 

For Rising 6th-10th Grade

Camp Instructors: Jamey Morris and Roger Poythress 

Dates: June 4-6

Time: 6:00-8:30pm

Cost: $120

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Ball in the Sand

Kid's Baking Championship

Campers will gain first-hand knowledge about the world of baking! This camp is designed to connect children to the joys of baking, while emphasizing the importance of presentation, taste, and creativity. Children will learn important baking techniques and tricks, create many tasty desserts to bring home and sample during camp. Will you be the next Kids Baking Champion?  Space is limited. Cost includes baking supplies.

 

For Rising 3rd-6th Grade

Camp Instructor: Melinda Cook 

Dates: June 10-13

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $150

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Child Baking
child volunteers

Community Service Sampler 

J.B. Fuqua once said, "I am my brother’s keeper, and I don’t think I’m doing my share in life unless I’m doing my share for my brother."  Part of being a good citizen and Fuqua Falcon is contributing to community. During this week of service, we will spend time with local organizations that impact our community. Each day we will travel locally to complete various projects at places such as the Woodland, fire department, FACES, local churches, Habitat ReStore, or Better Days Farmville. The hours worked can be applied to Fuqua School required community service credit.

 

For Rising 7th-12th Grade

Camp Instructor: Justin Hicks

Dates: June 10-13

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Equine Science 

This is a NON-RIDING horse camp will take place a White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue in Amelia.  Campers will learn equine anatomy, history, stable management, and first aid. Students will enjoy competitions including an in-hand show! This camp is perfect for students considering starting lessons, and current horse owners looking for more knowledge. 

Transportation to and from White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue will be provided.

 

For Rising 5th-12th Grade

Camp Instructor: Samantha Womack

Dates: June 10-13

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Horses
Kids playing Basketball

Let's Get Moving

This camp promotes healthy living and wellbeing by teaching the benefits of having an active mind and body. Each day we will explore fun games like gaga ball, basketball, soccer, yoga, dance, and brain activities like puzzles and board games. Students will make and eat a healthy snack daily and learn the importance of fueling their bodies with quality foods all while having fun.

 

For Rising K-5th Grade

Camp Instructor: Sara Price

Dates: June 10-13

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Tailgates and Touchdowns - Football  

Campers will have fun learning the technical, physical, and strategic skills of football in an appropriate way based on all skill levels. Players will work on drills, scrimmages, and full games.  Whether new to the sport or an experienced player, campers will leave as better players. 

 

For Rising 6th-9th Grade

Camp Instructors: Michael and Nicholas Davis 

Dates: June 17-20

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Football
Students batting

Grand Slam Softball  

Fuqua's Softball Camp focuses on further development of skills with a game on the last day. The coaches will give each camper individualized attention and drills so they can continue to improve at home. Each day of camp will include practice pitching, catching, fielding, and hitting, followed by the opportunity to apply these skills in a daily game. Each camper will leave camp as a better softball player focusing on the game's fundamentals. 

 

For Rising 6th-12th Grade

Camp Instructor: Hannah-Gray Schmidt 

Dates: June 17-20

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Celebrate All Things Swift - Eras Tour Camp

Come sing & dance to your favorite Taylor Swift songs! Campers are invited to dress in their favorite Taylor-inspired outfits each day and be ready for fun. We will focus on character development while listening to some of your favorite songs from Taylor as well as create bracelets, necklaces and other crafts! Be prepared to dig into true Taylor Swift fashion with nail art, makeup and glitter! We will also have a photoshoot!  Whether you're a Swiftie expert, OR are brand new to her music and want to learn more, come "Shake it Off" with us!!!

 

For Rising K-8th Grade

Camp Instructor: Kayla Whirley

Dates: June 17-20

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Sewing Camp Supplies
Students writing

Making Writing Fun 

Campers will develop and build foundational writing skills in a FUN environment. Activities will engage every child in developing improved handwriting skills that translate into the classroom. A multi-sensory approach will be used to build writing skills. 

 

For Rising 1st-3rd Grade

Camp Instructors: Kathleen Redford and Laura Volin 

Dates: June 17-20

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Summer Sports  

Summer Sports is for campers who love sports, games, and fitness activities! Campers will participate in a medley of sports which may include basketball, soccer, baseball, kickball, dodgeball, tennis, bowling, and Frisbee. Campers will be divided by age group. 

 

For Rising K-5th Grade

Camp Instructor: Brittany Malone 

Dates: June 17-20

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Kids Playing Outside
Students working with building blocks

Lego Life  

Campers will follow model plans designed by engineers and architects as they build with LEGO® bricks. The LEGO® project kits offered will give campers the opportunity to learn STEAM-based principles through fun and educational play. These camps will help children improve fine motor skills, build self-esteem, and learn important classroom lessons such as organization and following directions. Campers will also have the opportunity to explore their imaginations through free play. 

 

For Rising K-5th Grade

Camp Instructor: Sara Price

Dates: June 24-27

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Garden and Grow  

Students will cultivate their own herb gardens, gaining insight into plant growth and the art of growing their own food! Through this experience, we'll dive into the importance of nourishing our bodies with healthy eating habits, crafting vibrant rainbow plates with vegetables freshly harvested from our school garden. Additionally, we'll explore the therapeutic benefits of connecting with nature to regulate our emotions.

 

For Rising 1-5th Grade

Camp Instructor: Samantha Womack

Dates: June 24-27

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Child Planting Seeds
Children Cheerleading

We’ve Got Spirit - Cheer Camp

Do you have spirit? Let’s hear it! Catch the spirit of cheerleading as you join The Fuqua School cheerleaders and coaches for a week of fun. Campers will not only learn cheers and dances, but will also work on the fundamentals of cheerleading, including basic motions, and jumps. Campers will showcase what they learn when they perform a mini routine for parents and guests at week’s end. 

 

For Rising K-5th Grade

Camp Instructor: Teri Harris

Dates: June 24-27

Time: 12:30-4:00pm

Cost: $120

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Oh Snap! Photography  

Oh Snap! In our Photography Camp, we will cover the different functions of your camera, and how they affect an image. We will also learn about the exposure triangle, white balance, and developing a creative eye. Most importantly, we will CREATE! Each day we will discuss an aspect of photography, then apply it in the field, finalizing in a day of creation, putting everything together. Bring a camera (phones too), an open mind, and let’s see what develops!!! 

 

For Rising 6th-12th Grade

Camp Instructor: Robby Batte

Dates: July 8-11

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Camera in Darkroom
Dinosaur Bones

Digging Dinosaurs 

Become a paleontologist in training and travel back in time to learn about prehistoric creatures.  Bring your imagination for a lot of hands-on activities centered on a dinosaur theme.  Campers will enjoy games, stories, crafts, music and much more.  Join us as we explore the exciting, prehistoric world of dinosaurs. 

 

For Rising PreK-2nd Grade

Camp Instructors: Sara Price and Angela Price 

Dates: July 8-11

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Melody Magic 

Beginning music students will experiment with different instruments to try a variety of music styles. In-class use of piano, ukulele, and percussion are included in this camp. Each day will focus on different instruments and different music styles.  Your camper will leave this camp with more knowledge and a new passion for music.  The last day of camp will include an informal recital. 

 

For Rising 1st-6th Grade

Camp Instructor: Sam Andrews

Dates: July 8-11

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Students giving a music recital
Coach showing students how to slide into base

Jr. Grand Slam -  Softball  

Fuqua's Jr. Softball Camp focuses on fundamentals and skill development with an exciting game each day. The coaches will give each camper individualized attention and drills so they can continue to improve at home. Each day of camp will include practice throwing, fielding, and hitting, followed by the opportunity to apply new and improved skills in a daily game. Each camper will leave camp as a better softball player with a focus on the fundamentals of the game. 

 

For Rising 2nd-5th Grade

Camp Instructor: Hannah-Gray Schmidt

Dates: July 8-11

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Scrapbooking 101 

Have you recently been on a trip that you want to remember for years to come?  Maybe you want to collect your memories from last school year?  This is the camp where you can create a scrapbook documenting these important moments. Campers will learn how to display memories in a way that is visually pleasing and fun to create! Please bring your pictures, any mementos for your creation, and a scrapbook that you’d like to use. 

 

For Rising 3rd-8th Grade

Camp Instructor: Melinda Cook

Dates: July 15-18

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Scrapbook with photos
Kids Playing Outdoors

SEL Stories and Crafts 

Social and emotional learning is an important foundation to student success. Come and learn more about how to manage, express, and control your emotions with yourself and others! During this week we will be reading and learning about how everyone has emotions, and how we can handle them in an appropriate way. We will have a new book, craft and sensory activity each day! 

 

For Rising K-4th Grade

Camp Instructor: Laura Volin

Dates: July 15-18

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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I Survived... The Civil War  

What was life like for a Civil War soldier?  Travel back in time to enlist with the North or the South. Campers will experience camp life, food, travel, and battles. On the last day we will visit historical sites in Farmville such as Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park and Highbridge Trail. Do you have what it takes to survive the Civil War? 

 

For Rising 3rd-7th Grade

Camp Instructor: Sara and Angela Price 

Dates: July 15-18

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Children in Civil War Fashion
Basketball on a court

Hoops I - Basketball

Hoops Basketball Camp is designed to teach all aspects of the game. Your athlete will work on the fundamentals of shooting, ball handling, and passing. Campers will have fun learning the technical, physical, and strategic skills of basketball while learning to be a good teammate. Players will work on drills and teamwork. Whether new to the sport or experienced, campers will leave as better players. 

 

For Rising 4th-8th Grade

Camp Instructor: Tyler Thomas

Dates: July 22-25

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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Cooking with Science 

Campers will create delicious snacks using science and math. Math skills such as measuring, proportions, ratios, and fractions will be used all week while learning the science behind tempering, gelatins, and the states of matter that create some of our favorite desserts. The menu will include chocolates, candies, jellies and even entremets, and panna cotta. Come explore the world of molecular gastronomy- mad science is delicious! 

 

For Rising K-5th Grade

Camp Instructor: Samantha Womack

Dates: July 22-25

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $130

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New Area Food
Basketball Game

Hoops II - Basketball

Hoops II Basketball Camp is designed to teach all aspects of the game. Your athlete will work on the fundamentals of shooting, ball handling, and passing. Campers will have fun learning the technical, physical, and strategic skills of basketball while learning to be a good teammate. Players will work on drills and teamwork. Whether new to the sport or experienced, campers will leave as better players. 

 

For Rising 9th-12th Grade

Camp Instructor: Tim Evans

Dates: July 29-Aug 1

Time: 8:30-12:00

Cost: $120

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