June Summer Camps



TREE HOUSE SUMMER CAMP | June 13-17         
      
Times: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. 
Grades: 1-5
Price: $475     
Size: Minimum 8/Maximum 20
 
During the course of the week, Tree House will offer theme-inspired arts and crafts, with local field trip destinations. More details revealed with registration! Dress your child in comfortable clothing and shoes (also dressing to the theme is greatly encouraged!). Also please send a nut-free lunch and snacks (lunch is not provided).                                         
 
CODE FU CODING CAMP  | June 13-17        
   
Time: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Grades: Rising 3-5
Price: $495     
Size: Minimum: 6/Maximum: 20 students
 
Students will create a variety of projects including apps/games, personal websites, and coding robots by using programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JS, Ruby, & Python. Important Social & Emotional Development themes are incorporated to empower students to be themselves while changing the world! Students will also have access to our unique Cyber Security Curriculum designed by CodeFu Franchisee, Neil Daswani, Head of Cyber Security and Professor at Stanford University!   Click here to watch a video of Burke's students in action!       

Instructor: Founded in 2015 in the San Francisco, Bay Area, The Art of CodeFu was created with a unique combination of Teachers with decades of experience in the classroom and top programmers in Silicon Valley integrating coding into subjects from PE to Science. Our programs take coding to the next level by teaching our students about the Yin & Yang of Technology & Nature - the importance of technology, but also its role in the balance with being active and in tune with the outside world.                                   
 
CODING AFTER CARE | June 13-17      
        
Time: 3-4 p.m.     
Grades: Rising 3-5      
Price $60/week          
 
Students from Code Fu Coding Camp are welcome to join Tree House for after-care from 3-4 pm!

SSAT TEST PREP | June 13-17      
        
Time: 9-11:30 a.m.     
Grades: 8      
Price $445/week          
Size: Minimum: 8/Maximum: 20 students
 
Students learn techniques to minimize anxieties over the duration of their preparation. The class takes a rigorous approach to standardized tests for high school admission. Click here for more details.

Instructor: Ronald Shalita has over 15 years working with middle school students for standardized test preparation including the SSAT, HSPT, and the ISEE.  
 
CHEMISTRY CAMP | June 21-24  
               
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Grades: Rising 3-5    
Price: $400     
Maximum Students: 20        

A brand new chemistry camp led by Susan Deemer, Upper School Burke's Science instructor, will teach your child chemistry fundamentals via chemistry demonstrations and experiments! Campers will utilize the amazing Upper School science labs to develop and carry out multiple experiments and simulations while also spending time outside playing games with their fellow campers and camp counselors.           
                        
Instructor: Susan Deemer, Burke’s Upper School 5th and 6th-grade science teacher and mother of an alumna from the Class of 2017, has been a middle school science teacher, Maker Space Coordinator, and coach at Burke's for 23 years. In addition to being a National Board Certified Science Teacher for over 10 years and a certified Maker Educator, Susan recently completed the coursework necessary to become a certified Computer Science teacher.    
                                                    
CHEMISTRY AFTER CARE | June 21-24  

Time: 3-4 p.m.
Grades: 3-5
Price: $75     
Class Size: Maximum: 20       

One hour extended care after Chemistry Camp, offered Tues, Wed & Thurs                                                          
 
OPEN SEW STUDIO | June 27-30     
 
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Grades: Rising 7,8 & 9        
Price: $350     
Class Size: Maximum: 9 

Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Do you have designs you would like to bring to life? Perhaps you are excited about projects you see online but don't know how to start? Then Open Sew Studio is just right for you! The studio is full of supplies, machines, fabrics, patterns, and more.  All sewing skill levels are welcome.

Instructor: Jil Cappuccio has been a professional sewist, patternmaker, designer and small business owner for over 30 years. Jil is entering her 5th year at Burkes as the Upper School sewing teacher and enjoys teaching and working with students.

Refund Policy

All camps are in-person this year and payment will be collected via TADS after camp begins. Cancellations must be received two weeks prior to the start of each camp. 
Financial assistance is available for students receiving tuition assistance at Burke's. Please contact Patricia Neville for more information.
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