Programs



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Ages for camps are based on the grade that the child will be entering in the Fall of 2017.

Camp descriptions are below

Little Lynx | Big Lynx | Acting Camp | Soccer | Tennis | Squash | Field Hockey | Surf | Girl on a Hike | Afternoon Swimming Option



Little Lynx

$350 per week
Monday–Friday,
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Weekly from June 12–August 14
No camp the week of July 3
Week of August 14, Tuesday–Friday $300
Girls and boys entering N–K
Campers must be fully potty trained

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

Little Lynx (entering N-K) is a full summer program from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday, with the exception of the July 4th week. A master teacher and teacher’s assistant to lead our mixed age classroom, where we will share ideas framed by Reggio Emilia, Montessori, and Waldorf educational techniques. Incorporating the outdoors and nature in our multi-sensory, play-based curriculum, filling our days with nature walks in the Blackstone Conservancy, harvesting our edible garden, cooking classes, yoga, and both studio and performing arts.

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**



Big Lynx

$400 per week
Monday–Friday,
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Weeks:
June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 15, 21, 28

Girls and boys entering grades 1–5

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

Ever wonder what an average day is like at Big Lynx summer camp?

Trick question: there is no “average” day—they’re all uniquely extraordinary! A partnership with Camp Agawam, Big Lynx is a true sampling of the many remarkable activities Lincoln School has to offer during the academic year, paired with Agawams’ sports and outdoor activities. Sign up today for a small-group camp experience that's big on fun for Grades 1–5, lunch included.

Campers will have the choice of golf, tennis, squash, and swim, and plenty of time in between for crafts, fun, and swimming with friends! Well balanced and guided by professional instructors, campers engage in a wide variety of experiences meant to maximize fun-filled summer days, foster new friendships, and captivate the creative mind. Drop off at Lincoln at 8:30 or at Agawam at 9 a.m. Pick up at Agawam at 3 p.m. or your child can attend extended afternoon at Lincoln until 4:30 for no additional charge!

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**



Acting Camp

$350 per week
Monday–Friday,
8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Weeks: June 12 and 19
Girls entering grades 1–6

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

During each week students will learn about every aspect of the world of theater through improvisational games, vocal and physical techniques, scripted material, and the creation of sets, props and costumes. This will culminate in a performance for family and friends on the final day of each week.

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**



Tennis Camp

$300 per week
Monday–Friday,
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Weeks:
7/10 entering grades 1–8
7/17 entering grades 1–8
7/24 entering grades 1–8
7/31 entering grades 1–8
8/7 entering grades 9–12
Girls and boys entering grades 1–12

Transportation to and from Lincoln is available for the first 14 students, with pick-up at 8:15 a.m. and drop off at 12:30 p.m.

Questions: Ann Palms apalms@lincolnschool.org

Do you want to learn tennis, make new friends, and have fun this summer?

Our tennis camp is perfect for children who either have expressed an interest in tennis or already know the basics and want to become more proficient. We give young players the perfect environment to develop their skills and enjoy the game. Students will advance their tennis and physical abilities in a fun and dynamic play and practice format.

An option for lunch and afternoon swimming is available each afternoon for an additional charge. Find out more information.

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**


SOCCER CAMP

$350 per week
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Week: August 7
Girls entering grades 5–12

Questions: Ann Palms apalms@lincolnschool.org

The Challenger Sports Female Development Soccer Camp is the perfect environment for the female stars of the future to grow their passion and love for the game of soccer. Led by an all-female staff, the camp will address the needs of young female players covering the technical, tactical, physical, social and emotional aspects of the game.

Each player receives a FREE Under Armour ball and jersey!

Registration closes July 10.

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**



Squash Camp

$350 per week
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Week: July 31
Girls entering grades 7–12

Questions: Ann Palms apalms@lincolnschool.org

Campers will need non-marking court shoes and a squash racquet if they wish. There are racquets available to borrow. All campers are encouraged to bring a water bottle and a snack.

Join us at the Agawam Hunt Club for the Lincoln School squash camps. The camp will be led by Agawam Hunt Club Head Squash Professional Pete Avitable, and will be designed to teach the basic skills of squash in a fun and low-pressure environment through a combination of drills and games tailored to the skill of the participants. Pete Avitable has been teaching squash for 10 years at all levels since graduating from the University of Rochester where he was captain of the Varsity squash team. He has coached top junior and college players, national champions, as well as many beginners of all ages. He is the former Brown University assistant coach, and has been coaching at the Agawam for the past three years.

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**

An option for lunch and afternoon swimming is available each afternoon for an additional charge. Find out more information.



Surf Camp

$425 per week
Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. (Friday rain date)
Weeks: June 19 and 26
Narragansett Beach
Girls entering grades 6–12

Transportation available from Lincoln leaving at 8 a.m. and returning by 3 p.m.

Questions: Ann Palms apalms@lincolnschool.org

Life's a beach! Spend a week or two catching the waves with our team of surfing instructors from Warm Winds at Narragansett Beach. Bring towel, lunch, snack, sunscreen and water. Wetsuits and boards provided. No experience necessary, positive attitude and ability to swim by yourself a must. Surf's up!

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**



Field Hockey Camp

$300 per week
Week: July 24
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Girls entering grades 4–8

Transportation from Lincoln pick-up 8:15 drop off 12:30 (available for first 14 students)

Questions: Ann Palms apalms@lincolnschool.org

The Lincoln field hockey camp offers a program that will support both beginner and more experienced players. We welcome girls who want to learn and improve on their fundamental skills as well as learn more advanced skills such as small-sided game play, individual skills and team competitions. Our goal is to provide an opportunity to teach field hockey in a fun and supportive environment while getting players ready to participate in the fall season.

An option for lunch and afternoon swimming is available each afternoon for an additional charge. Find out more information.

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**



Girl on a Hike: Appalachian Mountain Club Leadership and Hiking Camp for Girls

$950 per week
Includes five days of lodging, transportation, meals, and all equipment for the week.
Week: July 31
Girls entering grades 9–12

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

“I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it.”

Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Are you ready for a life-changing summer experience? This five-day, hut-to-hut trip along the Appalachian Trail offers a truly unique experience by using the great outdoors as a powerful learning tool. Providing a new level of self awareness and confidence to trip participants, this incredible opportunity is an invitation to get out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself both physically and mentally. Girls will learn to balance autonomy with leadership, accountability with the power of nature, and the importance of working as a collective with growth as an individual.

The itinerary includes one night to pack up and prepare at the Highland Center at Crawford Notch in Hart’s Location, NH, followed by three nights traversing the Northern Presidential mountains, finishing at Madison Spring Hut in Randolph, NH.

Logistics and Meals

As a part of this program, all meals and lodging are included from arrival on day one through lunch on to the final day. Use of the L.L. Bean Gear Room at Highland Center is available throughout the program for any gear needs participants may have.

For more information about the hut experience click here.

**Cancellation: In the unlikely event that a camp is under-enrolled, it will be cancelled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**



Afternoon Swimming Option at Agawam hunt club

$125 per week
Available for students enrolled in the half day Tennis, Squash, and Field Hockey camps
Weeks: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7
Transportation and lunch provided.

Questions: Ann Palms apalms@lincolnschool.org


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