Summer Camps Middle and Lower Schools 2018-05-22T17:26:18+00:00

2018 Summer Camps for Lower & Middle School Kids

Join us for our exciting, week-long, full-day recreational camps, held 9a–3p, daily at our Paradise Valley campus: 4800 East Doubletree Ranch Road. Fee for each week is just $300 per camper.

Camp Descriptions

American Girl® Doll Camp
Offered week 1

Open to entering 1st-5th Graders
With JGS educators Jennifer Roscoe and Adrienne Springfield

Travel back in time and explore history with the American Girl Dolls! We have fun while learning about each doll’s time period through storytelling, games, crafts, cooking, and much more! Dolls are welcome to attend.


Animal Training & Rescue
Offered weeks 1, 3, and 6

Open to entering 1st-8th Graders
With JGS educator Caylin Kacmarcik

Come! Sit! Stay! In this camp, animal enthusiasts work one-on-one with pets to learn the basics of animal training and rescue. It’s sure to be a PAW-some time! Join us for 1 week or all 3.

Weeks 1 and 3 are SOLD OUT. Limited space is available Week 6.


Sports Camp
Offered weeks 1 and 4

Open to entering 4th-9th Graders
With JGS educators Creason Jones & Kris Shen 

For kids who love sports, being on a team, developing skills, and action-packed (but friendly!) competition, this is YOUR Sports Camp! Throughout each week campers build confidence while playing a variety of sports. The focus is on teamwork, fitness, diet and nutrition, skill, strategy, and FUN! Come for 1 week, or all four!


LEGO® Stop-Motion Animation
Offered weeks 2 and 5

Open to entering 1st-5th Graders
With JGS educators Adrienne Springfield & Jennifer Roscoe

Campers produce their own animated mini-movies! In this camp, kids use their imaginations and LEGO-know-how to create storyboards and scripts, build LEGO-based sets and props, and capture stop-motion film footage. Join us for 1 or both weeks!

Week 2 in June is SOLD OUT. Week 5 in July is still available.


Mysteries & Puzzles
Offered weeks 2 and 4

Open to entering 1st-8th Graders
With JGS educator Caylin Kacmarcik

Keep minds and bodies active this summer! Campers enjoy puzzles, scavenger hunts, clue hunts, and more, including mystery role-playing games and learning how to write (and solve!) mystery stories. Join us for 1 week or both weeks!


Harry Potter Camp Offered week 3

Open to entering 3rd-8th Graders
With JGS educator Cady Maharaj

You have been accepted to the summer 2018 session of Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Come explore the amazing world of Harry, Ron, and Hermione. After crafting your Hogwarts uniform and being sorted, you will participate in activities, crafts, games, and work towards the Hogwarts House Cup!  You will have the opportunity to explore the same subjects Harry studies at Hogwarts: Herbology, Potions, Transfiguration and Care of Magical Creatures. Leave the muggle world behind and come join us at Hogwarts!

SOLD OUT, please contact us to be added to the waiting list. We will re-open the camp once the waitlist reaches 5 students.

Drama Camp Offered week 5

Open to entering 1st-9th Graders
With JGS educator Liz Westerfield

At Drama Camp, campers play improv games, learn and practice acting and audition techniques, and explore set and costume design. Campers rehearse and perform a short play on Friday for friends and family!