ARLINGTON, Texas — School is almost out for much of North Texas, which means summer camps will soon open. The Oakridge School is hosting several camps and academic, athletic and arts programs for all ages.
Sports Camps are held from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and are designed for Oakridge and non-Oakridge children entering grades 1-9. The sport camps Oakridge generally offers are baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball (gr. 1-4 and gr. 5-9) and wrestling (boys). Read camp descriptions at www.theoakridgeschool.org/page.cfm?p=5709.
Summer Camp is held from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and is open to Oakridge students and non-Oakridge children age 3 to grade 4. Each week has a theme and associated activities. They include:
· Week 1: June 11-15 “Away at Oceania”
· Week 2: June 18-22 “Euro-Asia Adventure”
· Week 3: June 25-29 “South American/Caribbean Cruise”
· Week 4: July 2-6 “Back to America”
· Week 5: July 9-13 “Polar Opposites”
· Week 6: July 16-20 “Safari Africa”
Visit www.theoakridgeschool.org/page.cfm?p=4379 for more information.
Summer Days courses are specifically designed for children entering Kindergarten through grade 4 and take place from 8:15 – 10:15 a.m. and/or 10:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Monday through Friday. Oakridge students and non-Oakridge children are welcome to participate. The schedule includes American Girl Party, Art of Superheroes, Pets and Cartoons, Cheer Camp, Chemistry Curiosities, Financial Peace Jr., Grossology, Lower School Readiness Workshops, Manners Madness, Nature School, Spy Kids, and much more. Visit www.theoakridgeschool.org/page.cfm?p=5711 for the complete list of Summer Days classes.
Summer Extended Care is open to Summer Program participants in Preschool-grade 6 during the six weeks of Summer Camp. For times and fees, visit www.theoakridgeschool.org/page.cfm?p=4381.
Summer in the Oaks provides academic and enrichment courses for Oakridge and non-Oakridge students in grades 5 through adults. The class times are from 8:15 - 10:15 a.m. and 10:20 - 12:20 p.m. Monday through Friday. Topics include Photography 101, Guided Middle School Reading Journey (gr. 5-6), Fundamental Math (gr. 5-6), Summer Technical Theatre, Writing (gr. 7-8), Math (gr. 7-8), Cooking Around the World, Fishing 101, Makerspace Instant Challenge, Aerodynamics and Rockets, Ceramics, Watercolor Painting (gr. 5-adult), SAT Prep and much more. Visit www.theoakridgeschool.org/page.cfm?p=4384 to find a link to Summer in the Oaks course descriptions.
Program and camp tuition varies. None of the summer programs or camps will take place on July 4, 2018 in observance of the holiday. For more information, contact The Oakridge School between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays at 817-451-4994.
About The Oakridge School
Established in 1979, The Oakridge School is a coeducational, college preparatory school for students in preschool through grade 12. The school draws a diverse student body from 39 area cities and 15 countries to a dynamic learning environment on a 100-acre campus in Arlington. The Oakridge School mission is to inspire students to seek their full potential in academics, the arts, and athletics in a challenging and nurturing environment that cultivates social responsibility, mutual respect, and personal integrity. To learn more about The Oakridge School, visit www.theoakridgeschool.org.