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Summer Programs

Beaufort Academy is offering a new program of week-long summer camps for ages 2-18 starting in June. Beaufort Academy Summer Enrichment Programs provide an opportunity for every camper to develop skills and interests in a variety of areas. Enrollment is open to all in the community and are co-ed unless otherwise noted. Enrollment is limited and will be on a “first-come, first-served" basis. 

We welcome friends, neighbors, Beaufort residents and visitors! As camp sizes are limited, we encourage early registration. Please provide lunch for your child for full day camps if not included in description. Payment is required along with the online registration form to reserve a space in the Summer Camps. If camps require additional forms to be completed, refer to the sidebar for those documents.

If you have further questions, please call Beaufort Academy at (843) 524-3393 or email summerprograms@beaufortacademy.org

 
 
Preschool Summer Enrichment Camps - Half Day
Come join us for 4 weeks of summertime fun in the BA Preschool! Beaufort Academy is offering a half day themed camp for student’s ages 2-5. Your little ones will love being at BA preschool camp with some of our favorite teachers! Enrollment is open to the entire community and is co-ed. Enrollment is limited and will be on a “first-come, first-served" basis. To secure a spot, register and pay online here up until May 15th.  As camp sizes are limited, we encourage early registration; registration will close as camper limit is reached. Students have the option to bring their own lunch, or choose to purchase lunch for $4 per day.
 
  • Instructors: Mrs. Angela Barnes, Ms. Mary Green, Mrs. Angela Mingledorff, and Mrs. Elizabeth Vanderpool

  • Times: 8am-12noon

  • Address: Beaufort Academy Preschool Building 7 Fairfield Road  Beaufort SC 29907

  • Cost: $155 per week

  • Ages: Ages 2 through rising Kindergarten Split into 2 age groups; 2-3 & 4-5

  • Lunch: Campers can bring their own lunch or can be pre-ordered through Beaufort Academy for a fee of $4 per day. All snacks and drinks will be included in camp fee. To order lunch, please fill out the form in the sidebar.

  • Dates & Weekly Themes:

WEEK 1:  June 3-7, 2019           “Artful Antics”

WEEK 2:  June 10- 14, 2019     “How Does Your Garden Grow?”

WEEK 3:  June 17-21, 2019       “Around the World”

WEEK 4:  June 24-28, 2019      “Mad Scientists”

 

Registration Dates: BA Students: Opens March 31st (Deadline May 15 or when camper limit is reached) Non-BA students: Opens April 7 (Deadline May 15 or when camper limit is reached)

 

Register & pay online here to reserve your spot.

 

Lunch: Campers can bring their own lunch or can be pre-ordered through Beaufort Academy for a fee of $4 per day. All snacks and drinks will be included in camp fee.

 

Please return the additional forms (available in sidebar) by the first day of camp after registering online:

    • Discipline statement 
    • DSS form 2900
    • Lunch order form & payment ($4 per day) To order lunch, please fill out the form in the sidebar
 
 
Lower School Summer Enrichment Camps - Full Day

Get ready for the best summer yet! This year Beaufort Academy is hosting full-day themed summer enrichment camp for children in grades rising 1- 4 and it’s jammed packed with summer fun you will not want to miss! Our 8 week program is uniquely themed with field trips, indoor/outdoor games, team building activities, crafts, camper led exhibits, end of the week assemblies, and more! Enrollment is open to the entire community and is co-ed. Enrollment is limited and will be on a “first-come, first-served" basis. To secure a spot, register and pay online here up until May 15th. As camp sizes are limited, we encourage early registration; registration will close as camper limit is reached. Camp T-shirt and field trips are included in camp registration.

 

  • Times: 8am- 5pm (Can be picked up earlier)
  • Address: Beaufort Academy Main Campus & Weekly field trip destinations 240 Sams Point Road Beaufort, SC 29907
  • Cost: $160 per week up until 5/15 -  $180 after 5/15 (if spots available)
  • Ages Rising 1st- 4th graders. Separated by grade level: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th. Approximately 12 campers per class
  • Lunch: Campers must bring in their own lunch, snacks, and water bottle.

Dates & Weekly Themes

WEEK 1:   June 3-7, 2019       “Fun in Nature”
This week campers will engage in a week filled with nature themed activities, craft, trips, and more. Campers will visit Caw Caw Interpretive center in Ravenel, SC where they will tour the grounds, have lunch, and participate in two 90-minute interactive sessions led by Caw Caw staff titled, "Nature Detectives and Insects."

 

WEEK 2:   June 10-14, 2019   “Blast to the Past”
This week campers will zoom through time learning about our local history as well as dive into the last several decades of pop culture, fashion, art, music, and more in America. The field trip this week is a carriage tour downtown where history will come to life for our little campers. We will end the week with a fun performance as we blast through the past in music.

 

WEEK 3:  June 17-21, 2019    “Calling ALL Artists”
This week campers will channel their inner artist! We have a guest artist come in to teach several watercolor painting classes and will end the week with a camper inspired Art Exhibit. Campers will visit the Kazoo Factory where they will tour and make their own kazoos to use during the end of the week performance.

 

WEEK 4:   June 24-28, 2019   “All Things Wet & Wild”
This week campers will have a blast with all things WATER! We'll take a field trip to Charleston's Whirlin' Waters and spend much of the week getting wet with water themed activities, games, crafts, and more!

 

WEEK 5:   July 8-12, 2019       “Health CRAZE”
This week, campers will take a trip to the Charleston Aquarium. Throughout the week campers will learn how to keep their bodies and minds healthy. We will have a vegan and vegetarian cooking class where campers will learn to make various dishes. We will host a special guests including; a dentist to share the importance of taking care of our teeth, and zumba instructors for a great zumba class! 

 

WEEK 6:   July 15-19, 2019     “Christmas in JULY”
This week campers will dive early into the Christmas season! Gingerbread houses, ugly Christmas sweater contest, tree lighting, cookie decorating, pajama parties, and more! We will be sure to keep them looking forward to the real Christmas season. This week we will also visit the Beaufort County library followed by Yo-yo's Ice cream downtown to cool off! 

 

WEEK 7:   July 22-26, 2019     “SHARK WEEK”

This week campers will learn all about some of the most fascinating creatures of the sea. Aside from sharks, we'll go on one of the most beloved Dolphin Tours in Hilton Head!

WEEK 8:   July 29 - August 2     “Full S.T.E.M. Ahead”
This week is all about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! Students will visit Star Castle skating rink where we'll participate in their hour long STEM program where they'll learn all about the science behind roller skating, followed by an afternoon of skating fun! We are also partnering with MCAS' Starbase--a STEM initiative for elementary aged students that engages students in various hands on STEM projects and activities.

 

 

Weekly Trips
Week 1: Caw-Caw Interpretive Center

Week 2: Downtown Carriage Tour/ Chocolate Tree/ Waterfront Park
Week 3: Kazoo Factory
Week 4: Whirlin’ Waters
Week 5: South Carolina Aquarium
Week 6: Library/ Yo- Yo’s
Week 7: Dolphin Tour in Hilton Head
Week 8: Star Castle Skating Rink

 

Typical Daily Schedule
8am-8:30am: Welcome
8:30am-9:30am: Group Time
9:30am-11am: Enrichment Activity
11am-11:30am: Camper's Choice
11:30am-12pm: Art Activity/ Class Projects
12pm-1:30pm: Lunch/Outdoor- Gym Free Play
1pm-2pm: Art/Projects continued
2pm-3pm: Group Team Building Activity
3pm:-3:15pm: Snack
3:15pm-4pm: Reflections/ Wrap up
4pm-5pm: Pick up/ Free play

*The daily schedule is tentative and will change to accommodate assemblies, exhibits, special guest visits and field trips. All activities, crafts, etc. will be centered around the weekly theme.

Additional Activities:
Themed arts & crafts, special guests’ visits, outdoor & indoor sports and games, weekly assemblies & performances, and more!

Registration Dates:

BA Students: Opens March 31 (Deadline May 15 or when camper limit is reached)

Non-BA students: Opens April 7 (Deadline May 15 or when camper limit is reached)

Register & pay online at here to reserve your spot.

Lower School Summer Camp Director: Shay Shaw (843) 476-5476 summerprograms@beaufortacademy.org

 
 
 
Lower School Specialty Camps - Half Day
Lower School Co-Ed Seaside Arts & Crafts Camp  (OPEN)  REGISTER HERE
    • Dates: June 17-21, 2019
    • Ages Boys & girls rising 2nd- 6th graders. Open to 10 students. 
    • Times: 9am-12pm
    • Address: Beaufort Academy Main Campus Library 
    • Cost: $150 per week up until 5/15 -  $180 after 5/15 (if spots available)
    • Instructors: Mrs. Gina Reilly & Mrs. Jonolyn Ferreri
Join us for a week of imaginative and colorful seaside crafting. We'll be making paper ships, painted fish, seashell ornaments and many more projects that immerse us in driftwood, shells, sand, and sea! Snacks provided. 
 
 
 
Lower School Co-Ed VeryVera Cooking & Etiquette Camp   REGISTER HERE
For over 15 years, VeryVera Cooking Camp has provided a unique summer camp experience for children ages 6-10. Students attend a one-week session where they master cooking skills, etiquette, and life lessons that will create “layers of success” for their future.
 
Beaufort Academy is excited to be hosting the VeryVera camp for students ages 6-10. Three weekly VeryVera Cooking Camps will be available this Summer in two different cooking levels; pre-beginner and beginner. VeryVera Cooking Campers spend 5 days learning about food, getting hands-on in the kitchen, packaging their treats, and learning entrepreneurship in the process. Practicing and understanding the importance of etiquette and teamwork are incorporated into the daily activities. 
 
The class will run Monday through Friday of the designated week. All week, the students will be preparing for our Brunch/Lunch Banquet on Friday and serving their special guests using all the manners and etiquette learned throughout the week. On Friday, campers can invite one adult guest to the Brunch/Lunch Banquet. This is a great experience for all kids, and we are so happy to be the exclusive host in Beaufort, SC. Camp will take place in the Beaufort Academy cafeteria and kitchen.
 
Registration is now OPEN for students ages 6-10. Only 12 spots available per week.
 
 
      • Pre-beginner class (Ages 6-7) June 10th - 14th - $225 - 9am - 12noon 
        (Banquet will be Friday, 6/14 @10:30am)

      • Beginner class (Ages 8-10)  June 17th - 21st - $250 - 9am - 1pm 
        (Banquet will be Friday, 6/21 @11:30am)

      • Beginner class (Ages 8-10)  July 29th - August 2nd - $250 - 9am - 1pm 
        (Banquet will be Friday, 8/2 @11:30am)

                                               To view more information click here.

Meet your VeryVera Camp Counselors!
Mrs. Claire Bennett & Mrs. Jordan Plair
 
 
 
Middle School Specialty Camps - Half Day
Middle School Speech & Debate Camp  (OPEN)  REGISTER HERE
Join us for a week of speech and debate! The campers will get an introduction to speech and debate with team building, and warm-ups. They will work on improv exercises, and work in groups to research material used for an event. Other key activities include argumentation exercises, mock debates, guest coaches, skype sessions, and a final day tournament where parents can come and view. Ribbons will be provided for all participants, and medals for top campers in speech and debate.

    • Dates: July 22-25 
    • Times: 9:00am -1:00pm 
    • Ages: Rising 6th - 9th graders.
    • Cost: $80 per week -  includes lunch, camp t-shirt, and all materials. Discount for 2 or more participants in one family; $60 per week. 
    • Address: Beaufort Academy Main Campus in Room 508 - 240 Sams Point Road Beaufort, SC 29907
    • Instructor: BA Speech & Debate Coach, David Nagel & guest coaches
 
 
 
Lower, Middle & Upper School Athletic Camps
**If your child is not a Beaufort Academy student with a valid physical on file, please contact the Camp Instructor or Coach by email summerprograms@beaufortacademy.org for a medical form to be completed by your physician.
A copy of the medical form is attached on the sidebar.
 
 
  • Lower School Cheer Camp with Head Coach Tammy Gates & the BA Cheerleaders! (REGISTER HERE)
When: June 3-5, 2019
Where: Beaufort Academy Gym
Who: Girls & Boys rising 1st through 5th grades.
Times: 9am-12pm
Cost: $40 per camper (includes camp tuition, & t-shirt)
Instructed by: Head Cheer Coach Tammy Gates and the BA Cheerleaders

Join us for our Little Eagle Cheer Camp this summer! In addition to games and crafts, campers will learn basic cheer motions, a BA spirit cheer, and a dance routine. Open to the first 30 campers. 
 
Please send your child with a water bottle and snack. 

 
  • Lower & Middle School Football Camp with Head Coach Mark Clifford (REGISTER HERE)
When: June 24-26, 2019
Where: Beaufort Academy Main Campus Football Field
Who: Any child ages 8-13 years old 
Times: 9am-12pm
Cost: $80 per camper (includes camp tuition, & t-shirt)
Instructed by: Varsity Boys Head Football Coach, Mark Clifford

The objective of the football camp is to teach and improve various football skills and generate interest among thr youth in Beaufort towards the sport of football.
Offense instruction to include: stances, starts, and releases, blocking fundamentals, run/pass blocking, snapping, ball carrying techniques, receiving techniques and routes, speed and agility.

Defense instruction to include: stance, footwork and takeoffs, run blocking and pass rush, speed, agility, and quickness, pass coverage, alignments, formations, and play recognition.

We can't guarantee that the Beaufort Academy Football camp will make you an All-American, but we do promise that you will become a better player and perhaps even have a better attitude that will help you in everyday life. We want camp to be the beginning of longtime positive relationships with our future athletes and their families. 


  • Middle & Upper School Girls Softball Camp with Head Coach Jan Ulmer (REGISTER HERE)
When: June 24-27, 2019
Where: Beaufort Academy Softball Field
Who: Open to girls in grades rising 6th - 12th.
Times: 9AM-12PM
Cost: $55 per camper (includes camp tuition, & t-shirt)
Instructed by: Head Softball Coach, Jan Ulmer

Girls will learn the fundamentals of fastpitch softball. Skills include proper throwing and catching techniques, proper batting techniques, baserunning techniques, and proper position play. Game situations and strategies will be covered during the week as well. Daily schedule goes as follows; stretching and warm-up, throwing and catching, defense techniques and positions, hitting, batting, game situations and play, dismissal. 
 
Campers need to bring their own softball glove. All other equipment will be provided. Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt. 


  • Middle & Upper School Co-Ed Soccer Camp with Head Coach Bruce Marroquin  (REGISTER HERE)

When:  SESSION 1 - July 8-12, 2019 - Co-ed Girls & Boys Ages 8-10
               SESSION 2 -July 15-19, 2019 - Co-ed Girls & Boys Ages 11-15
Where: Beaufort Academy Soccer Field
Who: Any child ages 8-15 years old.
Times: 12pm - 1:15pm
Cost: $80 per camper
Instructed by: Varsity Girls Head Soccer Coach Bruce Marroquin

Beaufort Academy Soccer Camp will include a quick introduction to the fundamentals of soccer in practice and lecture. Campers will also be exploring different positions from full back, center back, midfield, and winger to striker.

      • Camp Activities will include:
        • Footwork
        • Speed agility, quickness, dribbling, and fakes
        • First touch and receiving
        • Short/ long passes
        • Heading techniques (safety first)
        • Various shooting techniques
        • Conditional and building endurance
        • Scrimmaging


  • Lower, Middle, & Upper School Co-Ed Tennis Camp with Head Coach Larry Scheper  (REGISTER HERE)
    When:
    July 22-26, 2019
    Where: Beaufort Academy Tennis Courts
    Who: Girls & Boys rising 1st through 12th grade students.
    Times: SESSION 1 - Co-ed Beginners @9am - 11am 
                 SESSION 2 - Co-ed Advanced @1pm - 3pm
    Cost:   $35 each week (includes camp tuition, & t-shirt)
    Instructed by: Head Tennis Coach, Larry Scheper

    Campers will be instructed by legendary coach, Larry Scheper. Tennis campers will be instructed on proper fundamentals and techniques to include; backhands, forehands, serves, and volleys. Campers will also have match play simulations and cardio training. All campers must bring tennis shoes, water, athletic gear, rackets, and a towel. 
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  • Lower School Co-Ed Volleyball Camp with Head Coach Carol Meegan (REGISTER HERE)

    When: July 15-18, 2019
    Where: Beaufort Academy Gym
    Who: Any student ages 6-10 years old that will be in lower school for the 2019-2020 school year
    Times:  2:30pm-3:30pm
    Cost: $35 per camper (includes camp tuition, & t-shirt)
    Instructed by: Varsity Girls Head Volleyball Coach Carol Meegan

    This camp is for beginner volleyball players. Campers will learn game basics, rules, and positions.


  • Middle & Upper School Girl's Volleyball Camp with Head Coach Carol Meegan  (REGISTER HERE)

    When: July 15-18, 2019
    Where: Beaufort Academy Gym
    Who: Any girl ages 11-18 years old that will be in high school or below for the 2019-2020 school year
    Times: SESSION 1: Ages 14-18 @10am - 12pm (VARSITY) 
                 SESSION 2:  Ages 11-13 @1pm - 2:30pm (JV)

    Cost: SESSION 1 - $50 per camper (includes camp tuition, & t-shirt)
               SESSION 2 - $40 per camper (includes camp tuition, & t-shirt)
    Instructed by: Varsity Girls Head Volleyball Coach Carol Meegan

    SESSION 1 - Ages 14-18 Camp: This camp is aimed towards more advanced skills and game time situations. Players will work on specialized skill sets based on their positions as well as developing their overall skill level. Last hour of each day will involve placement onto teams for scrimmages. Friday will be a mini tournament between teams to crown the camp champs

    SESSION 2 - Ages 11-13 Camp: This camp works on the basic volleyball skills and rules to include; serving, passing, setting, hitting, blocking and court movement. This will be done through a variety of fun and challenging drills and games. The last hour of each day will place the kids into teams with scrimmages. The last day of camp will consist of games and skill challenges for created teams to help crown the camp champs.



  • Lower, Middle, & Upper Co-Ed Basketball Camp with Head Coach Lillian Aldred (REGISTER HERE)
    When: June 17-20, 2019
    Where: Beaufort Academy Gym
    Who: Girls rising 1st through 12th grade students, and Boys rising 1st through 7th grade students.
    Times: SESSION 1 - Girls Grades 8-12 @9am-11:30am 
                 SESSION 2 - Co-ed Girls & Boys Grades 4-7 @12:30-2:30pm
                 SESSION 3 - Co-ed Girls & Boys Grades 1-3 @ 3-4pm

    Cost:  SESSION 1 - BA students: $60 each week. Non-BA students: $75 per week. 
                SESSION 2 - BA students: $55 each week. Non-BA students: $70 per week. 
                SESSION 3 - BA students: $35 each week. Non-BA students: $45 per week. 
    All sessions include a camp t-shirt.

    Instructed by: Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, Lillian Aldred

    The summer basketball camp will consist of fundamentals for shooting, dribbling, playing defense, one on one situations, mental toughness and technical development through small sided games. Each class will consist of a learning  module, development module and a game situation. Prizes awarded daily!

    Please provide drinks/snacks, appropriate basketball clothing/footwear including a change of clothes.  A $20 late fee will be added if registered later than 5/15. No discounts apply after the deadline day. No refunds for classes missed.

 

  • Lower, Middle, & Upper School Co-Ed Basketball Camp with Head Coach Nate Livesay (REGISTER HERE)
    When: SESSION 1 - June 10-13, 2019 
                   SESSION 2 - July 8-11, 2019 
    Where: Beaufort Academy Gym
    Who: Boys & girls rising 4th through 9th graders.
    Times: 9am-12pm
    Cost: $75 per session, t-shirt included.

    Instructed by: Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach, Nate Livesay. Current and Former Beaufort Academy Coaches and Players will be on hand.

    The purpose of our camp is to teach and develop fundamental offensive and defensive basketball skills, sportsmanship, team play and leadership. The campers will participate daily in agility and conditioning drills, stations to develop fundamentals, free throw contests, 3 on 3 games and 5 on 5 games. Water/Gatorade will be provided at all times. The final day is reserved for a 3 on 3 tournament, a Free Throw Championship, and a 5 on 5 Tournament.






     


Forms to be completed by
Preschool Camps ONLY

If your child is not a Beaufort Academy student, they need to fill out the following documents prior to camp. Please return to the camp instructor or coach by the 1st day of camp or email it to summerprograms@beaufortacademy.org

Forms to be completed by
Sport Camps ONLY

If your child is not a Beaufort Academy student with a valid physical on file, please have your physician sign this medical card. Please return to the camp instructor or coach by the 1st day of camp or email it to summerprograms@beaufortacademy.org