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Week 1: May 29 - June 1
Week 2: June 4 - 8
Week 3: June 11 - 15
Week 4: June 18 - 22
Week 5: June 25 - 29
Week 6: July 2 - 6
Week 7: July 9 - 13
Week 8: July 16 - 20
Week 9: July 23 - 27
Week 10: July 30 - August 3

 

Create a little (or grand) masterpiece.

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ALL GIRLS, ALL THE TIME

Week 7 | Entering Grades K - 4 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $265

Join us for a week of girl fun! Students will have a great time cooking, playing games, learning cheers, dancing, creating art, and playing on the waterslide. It will be a week you do not want to miss! Campers need to bring a lunch, bathing suit, and towel.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

CAMP CRAFTY

Weeks 5 and 7 | Entering Grades 4 - 8 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $265 

Join crafter extraordinaire, Kasey Schneider, for a week of imagination, design and fun. Create one-of-a-kind masterpieces to keep for yourself or to give to friends and family. While using a variety of supplies like wood, paint, string, beads and buttons, you’ll be sure to have a great time. Come along for a fun week packed with crafty ideas! Campers need to bring a lunch.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

CAMP CREATE

Week 5 | Age 4 - Entering Grade 2 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $265

Bring your creative camper to draw, paint, sculpt, build, sing, dance, and act. Campers will engage in a variety of hands-on activities using a wide range of materials to explore their artist within. Plan to get messy, have fun, and meet new friends. The sessions will culminate with a short drama production to showcase the week. Campers need to bring a lunch.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

CYMBALS AND SHAKERS AND DRUMS, OH MY!

Weeks 2 and 10 | Ages 4 - 6 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $265

Your young musicians will love exploring music for the week! We will make and play instruments, sing songs, play games and move to music. We plan to discover how to play rhythm instruments, including xylophones, cymbals, shakers and drums, among others. This week will be filled with a variety of music activities that will keep your child singing and playing throughout the summer. Campers need to bring a lunch.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

FASHION DESIGNER

Week 8 | Ages 8 - 12 | 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. | $135

Young girls graduate from playing dress up to creating their own designs! They will express themselves with their own fashion sense by following the same design principles used by professionals. This includes basic sketching techniques, coordination colors for the best effect and mixing textures and patterns for perception and scale. Cultural fashion history will be applied to all the girl’s individual style and portfolio. Designs come to life with beautifully patterned fabric, ribbons, sequins, jewels, and oodles of other embellishments. Collaborative “design team” challenges make this hands-on, minds-on adventure into the world of design very exciting. For your child’s safety, no sewing is practiced in this class. This camp is taught by an instructor from Fast Forward Kids.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

FUN FOR GIRLS

Weeks 2, 3, 9, and 10 | Ages 6 - 8 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $265

Prepare for a week of all things girl! Movin' and Groovin' Monday will be filled with dance-offs, talent shows, and music. Touch of Art Tuesday will be filled with super-fun art projects. On PJ Wednesday wear your pajamas and our day will be filled with ideas and crafts to prepare for your next slumber party. Throwback Thursday will be spent playing games and making crafts that we older girls grew up with. Fashion Friday will end our week making fashionable accessories that your camper can take home! Time will be allotted for play in the gymnasium and water slide. Campers need to bring a lunch.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

FUN WITH PAINT!

Weeks 3, 9, and 10 | Age 4 - Entering Grade 1 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $265

Have you ever wanted to splatter paint everywhere? Can you paint without a paintbrush? Wear old clothes and get ready to have FUN as we create, explore, learn and have FUN WITH PAINT. We will use different paints, textures and everyday objects to make painting come alive. This class is all about the process. Masterpieces will be yours to keep. Time will also be allotted for outdoor play and water slide. Campers need to bring a lunch.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

MAKING POTTERY ON THE POTTER'S WHEEL

Week 2 | Grades 5 - 12 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | $260

Have you ever wanted to try the potter's wheel? Now is the time! Spend a week with ESD's Barbara Brault making pots on the potter's wheel. Students will spend the first three days of camp making pots on the wheel, and then glazing their work in the final two days. Old clothes are a must!

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

PAINTING ACRYLIC MASTERPIECES

Weeks 3 and 10 | Entering Grades 1 - 6 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. | $260

There’s an artist in everyone. During this weeklong class, we will recreate some of the masterworks from the greats...Matisse, Degas, Laroche, Klee, Pollock, Cassett. Students will learn about a different master, build creative confidence and take home a completed acrylic painting each day.  New artists are introduced so returning students will be introduced to new paintings each camp. Instructor is Melanie Brannan, fine artist and teacher.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

SMARTPHONE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Week 10 | Entering Grade 7 - Adult | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | $225

It has been said that the best camera is the one that you have with you! In this workshop you will learn how to properly light, pose and shoot digital photographs like a pro. Digital SLR cameras are welcome, but the major focus will be to help improve your smartphone photography and create final images that will dazzle your friends and relatives with the camera you have in your pocket. The major hands-on topics and shooting techniques we will discuss include:

Exposure - Composition - Posing

White Balance - Rule of Thirds - HDR Photography

ISO - Direct Lighting - Background Lighting and Creativity

Aperture - Reflective Lighting - Shooting Silhouettes

Shutter Speed - Contrast - Dragging the Shutter

We will review and discuss many of the best mobile apps available for the iPhone and Android platforms to help you transform your images into beautiful works of art. We will shoot on location on the school property as a group, and have a photo judging contest the last day of class.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

SPANISH LANGUAGE CAMP FOR KIDS

Week 8 | Entering Grades PK - 1 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $265

Join ESD's Angie O'Brien for a week of Spanish immersion. Come and learn Spanish while enjoying summertime fun! We will spend each week immersed in an exciting part of the Latin American world. Campers need to bring a lunch.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

SUMMER FUN

Week 5 | Ages 3 - 4 | MWF 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and TTH 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $265

Summer Fun sessions are uniquely designed for campers three and four years of age (must turn 3 before June 25). Preschoolers will enjoy organized activities such as arts and crafts, story time, music, and playground games! Children must be potty-trained and ready for group activities. Campers need to bring a lunch. Snacks are provided. On Tuesday and Thursday, the children will have a brief quiet time and may choose to bring a blanket and/or pillow.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

TIPPI TOES BALLET, JAZZ, AND TAP CAMP

Week 8 | Ages 3 - 6 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | $210

At Tippi Toes® Dance camp, dancers will learn technique in ballet, jazz and tap while also exploring self-expression and creativity. Dancers will learn choreography to high energy, kid-friendly music, read stories about dance and work on crafts throughout the week. Parents are invited to a mini performance on the last day of camp.

Attire: Dancers can wear a combination of a leotard or non-restrictive top and tights, ballet skirt or leggings. Ballet slippers or jazz shoes are preferred but socks are also fine! (Please write your child’s name in the inside of all shoes).

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

TIPPI TOES HIP HOP AND JAZZ CAMP

Week 4 | Ages 5 - 10 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | $280

Do you love music and love to dance? Our teachers will have you dancin’ to the Tippi Toes® beat in no time! Students at Hip Hop Camp will learn kid-friendly choreography to upbeat, age-appropriate music, and they will work on various crafts and learn fun movement games throughout the week. Tippi Toes® Hip Hop Camp is sure to be an awesome time for your dancer! Parents are invited to a mini-performance on the last day of camp. Attire: Shorts or leggings and a t-shirt, tank top or leotard with tennis shoes or jazz shoes works best! Campers need to bring a lunch.

*An additional late fee charge of $25 will be added to each session's registration fee if registered within two weeks of the start of a session*

Contact Us

Lower School 4344 Colgate Avenue Dallas, Texas 75225

Middle & Upper School 4100 Merrell Road Dallas, Texas 75229

Wolf Run Ranch located near Anna, Texas

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