Summer Programs 2018


Register for camps HERE!


Each camper must have an Emergency and Health Form on file one week before the start of camp.
Emergency and Health forms can be found HERE.

Ages for camps are based on the grade that the child will be entering in the Fall of 2018.
Please read our refund and cancellation policy HERE and our camper release form HERE.

Camp descriptions can be found below

Little Lynx | Lincoln at Camp Agawam |Racquets Camp at Agawam: June | TENNIS camp at AGawam: July | Mini TENNIS Camp at AGawam: July | racquets camp at agawam: August | Acting Camp | Surf Camp | Girl on a Hike | ULTIMATE DRONE OBSTACLE CHALLENGE | 3D Toy Design | DRONE RACING & OBSTACLE COURSE CHALLENGE | Code Like A Girl | Steam exploration


LITTLE LYNX



Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–3 p.m. | $350 per week
3 p.m.–5 p.m. | $75 per week

At this time only full week options for camp and extended day are available. Pick up anytime after 3 p.m. is "extended day."

Weekly from June 11–August 17
No camp the week of July 2
Week of August 14, Tuesday–Friday $300
Girls and boys entering N–K
Location: Lincoln School
Campers must be fully potty trained
Questions: Brenna Anderson
banderson@lincolnschool.org

Description: Little Lynx (entering N–K) is a full summer program from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. and extended day from 3–5 p.m. Monday–Friday, with the exception of the July 4 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, we fill our days with nature walks in the Blackstone Conservancy, harvesting our edible garden, cooking classes, yoga, and both studio and performing arts. We offer weekly enrichments taught by specialized instructors such as:

Cooking with Claire
Om Yoga kids with Elyse
Hip Hop with KDF Studio
Save the Bay partnership
Music Classes with Lindsey from Music for Children Rhode Island

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

Register for Little Lynx today!

LINCOLN AT CAMP AGAWAM

Monday–Friday
9 a.m.–3 p.m. at Agawam | $400 per week | lunch included
Drop your child at Lincoln at 8:30 a.m. or at Agawam at 9 a.m.
3–5 p.m. at Lincoln | $75 per week |

At this time only full week options for camp and extended day are available. Pick up anytime after 3 p.m. is "extended day."

Weeks: June 11, 18, 25 August 6, 13, 20, 27
Girls and boys entering grades 1–5
Location: Agawam Hunt Club, Rumford RI

Questions: Brenna Anderson
banderson@lincolnschool.org


Description:
Every day at Camp Agawam is unique and extraordinary! In partnership with Agawam Hunt, Camp Lincoln at Agawam (2018) is a true sampling of the many remarkable activities Lincoln School has to offer during the academic year, paired with Agawam’s state of the art indoor and outdoor sporting facilities. Children in Grades 1–5 should sign up today for a small-group camp experience that's big on fun (for Grades 1–5). A healthy balanced lunch, cooked to order and chosen each day from Agawam’s camper menu, is included.

Taking advantage of all that Agawam has to offer, our campers will get to enjoy daily golf, racquets (tennis, pickle ball and squash) and swimming activities led by our experienced staff. Between Agawam sports, there will be time for camp games and STEAM activities which may include robotics, performing arts, crafts and other enriching projects organized by Lincoln’s master teachers and teachers’ assistants. And during the hot summer days, our campers will welcome free swim and lifeguard-led pool games and instruction. Camp Agawam days are well-balanced and guided by professional instructors, so campers will engage in a wide variety of experiences meant to maximize fun-filled summer days, foster new friendships, and captivate the creative mind.

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

Register for Lincoln at Camp Agawam today!

RACQUETS Academy AT AGAWAM: June

Cost: $395 per week, lunch included
Monday–Friday
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Weeks: June 11, 18, 25

Girls and boys entering grades 5 and up
Location: Agawam Hunt Club, Rumford RI

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

Description: Racquets Academy will emphasize tennis instruction and match play and will introduce all campers to squash and pickleball. No racquet will be left unturned!

Throughout the day, campers will be alternating sport-specific racquet drills along with running, agility and footwork drills aimed at improved court-movement and general motor skills. At Noon, after a full morning of racquets activities, campers will enjoy a balanced and healthy lunch and relaxing and refreshing time by the pool. In the afternoon, all students will challenge their practice partners to regular match play in the racquet sport of the day. All matches will be supervised by an instructor to provide feedback on game play. On Friday, all of the campers will participate in a Racketlon, a fun day-long competition where everyone will get a chance to showcase their improved racquets skills while challenging their peers to claim the Racketlon title!

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

Register for Racquets Academy at Agawam: June today!

Mini Tennis Camp at Agawam: July

Cost: $225 per weekMondayFriday
Half Day - 9 a.m.– Noon
Weeks: July 9, 16, 23
Girls and boys entering grades 1–3
Location: Agawam Hunt, Rumford RI

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

Mini tennis camp is designed for our youngest tennis players as an introduction to the sport. All the future tennis superstars will have plenty of action in just an half day!

The morning will include an hour of tennis instruction, an hour for snack and break, a team sport and a post-play swim in our sun-soaked pool.

For those families interested in a full day at the Agawam, please contact Brenna Anderson at banderson@lincolnschool.org.

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

Register for Mini Tennis Camp at Agawam: July today!

Tennis CAMP AT AGAWAM: July

Cost: $395 per week, lunch included
Monday–Friday
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Weeks: July 9, 16, 23

Girls and boys entering grades 4–8
Location: Agawam Hunt Club, Rumford RI

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

Description: Our high-energy racquets camp, taught by USTPA certified instructors and counselors will help get campers' tennis play to the next level. Drills, match play, games and more will all contribute to improved racquet skill. Unique to our tennis camp is the chance to play on three different surfaces: hard courts (indoors), clay courts (Har-Tru) and grass courts!

In the morning, campers will participate in both tennis and pickleball clinics. At Noon, campers will enjoy a balanced and healthy lunch prepared by Agawam’s chefs and enjoy a relaxing and refreshing pool break. In the afternoon, all campers will participate in a team sport aimed at creating camaraderie among peers and to reinforcing inclusiveness and participation for all. Groups will be created based on age and/or skills. On Friday, we will have a Davis Cup team competition in the morning and a Grand Slam individual competition in the afternoon finishing the week with good fun on the courts.

Play groups will be determined based on age and/or skills.

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

RACQUETS Academy AT AGAWAM: August

Cost: $395 per week, lunch included
Monday–Friday
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Weeks: August 13, 20, 27

Girls and boys entering grades 5 and up
Location: Agawam Hunt Club, Rumford RI

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

Description: Racquets Academy will emphasize tennis instruction and match play and will introduce all campers to squash and pickleball. No racquet will be left unturned!

Throughout the day, campers will be alternating sport-specific racquet drills along with running, agility and footwork drills aimed at improved court-movement and general motor skills. At Noon, after a full morning of racquets activities, campers will enjoy a balanced and healthy lunch and relaxing and refreshing time by the pool. In the afternoon, all students will challenge their practice partners to regular match play in the racquet sport of the day. All matches will be supervised by an instructor to provide feedback on game play. On Friday, all of the campers will participate in a Racketlon, a fun day-long competition where everyone will get a chance to showcase their improved racquets skills while challenging their peers to claim the Racketlon title!

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

Register for Racquets Academy at Agawam: August today!

ACTING CAMP


Cost: $350 per week
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Monday–Friday
Weeks: June 11 and June 18

Girls entering grades 1–6
Location: Lincoln School Music Center

Questions: Brenna Anderson banderson@lincolnschool.org

Description: 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 canceled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**

Register for Acting Camp today!

SURF CAMP


Cost: $425 per week
Monday–Thursday (Friday rain date)

Weeks: June 18 and June 25
9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Location: 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

Description: 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 canceled, with at least two weeks notice to parents. Camps usually reach capacity, so please sign up early.**

Register for Surf Camp today!

GIRL ON A HIKE: APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB LEADERSHIP AND HIKING CAMP FOR GIRLS


Cost: $950 Includes five days of lodging, transportation, meals, and all equipment for the week.
Week: July 30
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

Description: 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 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.

For pictures from last summer’s experience click here

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

Register for Girl on a Hike today!

ULTIMATE DRONE OBSTACLE CHALLENGE

Drobots Camp Informational Video from The Sports Mind Institute on Vimeo.

Cost: $375 per week
Monday–Friday

Week: July 30–August 3

9–3 p.m.
Location: Lincoln School STEAM Hub for Girls
Girls entering grades 3 –5

Questions: Brenna Anderson at banderson@lincolnschool.org

Description: Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge is specifically designed for both the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. This is week is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world’s fastest-growing sports, Drone Obstacle Racing. Campers will first learn about the basic safety of drone flying and the history of drone racing as a sport. From there, campers will progress through various skill challenges and learn how to perform various exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. Campers will use iPads and remote controls to navigate the drone through short and long obstacle courses. Participants will also create the design and help build the obstacle course in preparation for the last days’ final activity and competition. All campers go home with interactive workbooks and plenty of Drobots Company keepsakes and trinkets so the memories last long beyond the summer. Drone safety and the social responsibilities of flying drones are included in this program.

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

Register for Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge today!

DRONE RACING & OBSTACLE COURSE CHALLENGE

Cost: $375 per week
Week: August 6–10
Monday–Friday
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Girls entering grades 6–8
Location: Lincoln School STEAM Hub for Girls

Questions: Brenna Anderson at banderson@lincolnschool.org

Space is limited—sign up early to reserve a spot!

Description: Drone Racing is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world’s fastest-growing sports, Drone Racing. Campers will first learn about the basic safety of drone flying and the history of drone racing as a sport. From there, campers will progress through various skill challenges and learn how to perform various exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. Flight squads post up against one another in a friendly competition when they race themselves and the clock. Students first maneuver the drone through creative obstacle courses before taking on the challenge of flying for speed. Participants contribute fully in this program as they create the design and help build the obstacle course in preparation for the last day’s final activities and competition. All campers go home with interactive workbooks and plenty of Drobots Company keepsakes and trinkets so the memories last long beyond the summer. Drone safety and social responsibilities of flying are included in this program.

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

Register for Drone Racing today!

3D TOY DESIGN


Cost: $425 plus $25 lab fee
Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Week: June 18–22
Girls entering grades 5 and up

Location: Lincoln School STEAM Hub for Girls

Questions: Susan Amsler-Akacem at samslerakacem@lincolnschool.org

Space is limited—sign up early to reserve a spot!

Description: Discover the world of 3D printing and design your own toy. Using the engineering and design process campers will spend the week generating ideas, research product feasibility, build and test their toy, and finally have your product launch by printing it on 3D printers. Campers will use hands-on activities, research and data collection, and software design to create their own toy for production. In Lincoln School’s new state-of-the-art STEAM Hub for Girls.

Students will:

  • Learn how to operate a 3D printer.
  • Discover how 3D printing is changing our future.
  • Create digital 3D models using computer-aided design (CAD) Autodesk® 123D®.
  • Make your ideas a reality using rapid prototyping with 3D printers.
  • Understand the engineering and design process

Friday Open House

Friday at 3 p.m. parents and friends are invited to come and shop for some toys. Each camper will mass produce their toy in order to “sell” them at this open house. Each toy will cost, one can of food that will be donated to a local food bank.

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

Register for 3D Toy Design today!

CODE LIKE A GIRL

Cost: $350 plus $25 Lab Fee
Monday–Friday
1–4 p.m.

Week: June 11–15
Girls grades 5 and up
Location: Lincoln School’s STEAM Hub for Girls

Questions: Susan Amsler-Akacem at samsler-akacem@lincolnschool.org

The tech market needs females and their ideas, so we are calling on all girls in Rhode Island to come join our app building camp. Come code an app that will change the world. You will be introduced to Code.org App Lab and then work in small groups on an app for a cause.

Students Will:

• Learn how to create app elements, such as buttons, characters and/or game items
• Learn the basics of how to use Code.org App Lab
• Learn foundational design principles
• Explore the Design Thinking process to unleash your inner designer

Friday Open House

Friday at 3 p.m. parents and friends are invited to come and play/use the apps that have been built. This open house will be an interactive open gallery that will have all of the campers apps on display for everyone to play.

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

Register for Code Like a Girl today!

STEAM EXPLORATION:CO-ED

Cost: $250
Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Week: June 11–15
Girls and Boys entering K–Grade 2
Location: Lincoln School STEAM Hub for Girls

Questions: Susan Amsler-Akacem at samslerakacem@lincolnschool.org

Description: Tinker, engineer, and build! In STEAM Exploration Camp we will build catapults, play with lego WeDo robots, code with scratch Jr and Kibo Robot and much more!

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




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