Summer at Sage

Camp Sage

Summer Camp 2024

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Camp Sage is an exciting opportunity for middle school students to experience Sage Hill School.

Students 10-14 years old, and entering grades 5-8, are invited to attend our day camps filled with a variety of activities. Students will choose an AM and PM activity, and each day includes a Teaching Kitchen lunch. With a variety of unique workshops to choose from, we invite you to build a Camp Sage summer program that will cultivate your child’s talents and passions!

Camp Sage runs from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM for five weeklong sessions from June 24 to July 26, 2024. Camp Sage costs $500 per week (with the exception of Week 2, July 1-3, which is $300 due to the Fourth of July holiday). 

Daily Schedule

8:00 - 8:30 AM: Drop off
8:30 - 9:00 AM: Town Square welcome
9:00 - 11:30 AM: Morning Session
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Lunch/Teaching Kitchen
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Afternoon Session
3:00 PM: Pickup Begins
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Optional Extended Day*

*Extend your Camp Sage day with an optional hour from 3:00 to 4:00 PM! During this time, campers will participate in a variety of activities, including a pool party or outdoor games. Lifeguards will be on duty for all pool activities, but all campers must have basic water safety skills.
 
All campers must be picked up by 4:00 PM.

Camp Sage Offerings

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  • Basics of Photography

    Learn all about what makes a photograph interesting and how to take better photos! We’ll explore all different genres, like nature, portraiture, studio, food and fashion photography.
    Week 5, July 22-26
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  • Brain Games

    During this workshop, students will be able to explore questions such as “Who am I?” and “Why do I do that?” through the lens of psychology.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 5, July 22-26
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  • Builders and Flyers: An Engineering Laboratory

    How do bridges work? How do planes fly? How do boats float? Explore the world of engineering through hands-on learning.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
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  • Business AdVenture

    This course will excite and empower young entrepreneurs by introducing them to writing a business plan and developing a pitch.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
    Week 5, July 22-26
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  • Debate Basics: Public Forum and Congressional Debate

    Ideal for students who want to start debating in middle school or want to improve their skills with practical lessons.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
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  • Exploratory Art

    Students will explore the different elements of art and create their own mixed media art.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
    Week 5, July 22-26
  • Fearless Leaders

    In this session, students will learn about great leaders through history and how they can become a better leader themselves.
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
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  • Fine Art: Creative Exploration

    Explore a variety of fine art mediums including drawing, painting, and sculpture with an emphasis on creative thinking and visual expression.
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
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  • Fun With Bookmaking

    Students will learn how to make short books of all shapes, forms and sized -- you just need your imagination!
    Week 2, July 1-3
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  • History's Mysteries

    This inquiry-driven workshop turns the typical history course on its head with students leading the way to solve some of the world’s most puzzling and unanswered questions.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 5, July 22-26
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  • Introduction to Journalism

    Students will learn the fundamentals, process and outcome of different forms of journalism.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
    Week 5, July 22-26
  • Media Literacy

    Explore how the world uses media and the various ways we are being influenced and influencing others.
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
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  • Mock MUN

    This course will introduce students to the Model United Nations program, offer guidance and practice in preparation for a conference, and will culminate in a simulated MUN conference.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
    Week 5, July 22-26
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  • Music Makers: Create Your Own Music Using Computers

    Join us in the music studio as we learn the basics of music production and design using GarageBand, an easy-to-use music making program.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
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  • Nature Writing

    Escape from screens to spend time exploring the beautiful Sage Hill campus and developing pieces that explore humans' ever-changing relationship with the world around them. 
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
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  • Sage Hill Coders: Build AI

    In this camp, students will start from the beginning to learn the basics of Python with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence concepts through a series of fun games, lessons and challenges.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
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  • Sage Hill Coders: Build Websites!

    In this camp, students will start from the beginning to learn the basics of HTML and CSS through a series of fun games, lessons and challenges.
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
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  • Science Sampler

    In this hands-on course, students will learn about different disciplines of science including biology, chemistry, physics, psychology and organic chemistry. Students will also participate in experiments to apply their new knowledge!
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
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  • Stop Motion Animation

    Students will experience basic storyboarding techniques and use a variety of mediums from drawing, clay, objects, and more to create animated shorts.
    Week 2, July 1-3
    Week 3, July 8-12
    Week 4, July 15-19
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  • Yoga, Art & Sound Bath

    Come learn and practice yoga, work on art projects, journal and participate in relaxing sound baths! 
    Week 1, June 24-28
    Week 5, July 22-26
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