2021 SMCPS Summer Activities

Save the date! Summer programs for 2021!

Registration opening soon!

Fine Arts

Title Summer Arts Academy
Dates June 28 - July 1
Time 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location TBD
Age/Grades Rising 4th - 8th graders
Description At the Summer Arts Academy, students will have the opportunity to explore multiple topics in the arts through engagement in the creative process. Students will select one of band, chorus, orchestra, theatre, or visual arts as a major area to study.  Students will also select two other minor areas to participate in during the academy experience. Minor topics could include bucket drumming, duct tape art, piano, t-shirt design, ukulele performance, and glee club.

Techventures/Space Camp

Title Techventures
Dates July 12-15, July 19-22
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location TBD
Age/Grades Rising 2nd-8th graders
Description The summer Aerospace Camps will present a variety of courses in the STEM fields, offering opportunities for students entering grades 2 through 8. Over 8 days, students will explore concepts such as Engineering, Rocketry, Aeronautics, Coding, Robotics, Space Science and Space Citizenship, with small group breakout sessions specializing in group problem-solving and team dynamics. Camp sessions will be held for four days, Monday through Thursday.


Title Environmental Explorers
Dates July 12 - 15, July 19 - 22, July 26 - 29
Time 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location Elms Environmental Education Center, St. James Church Road (NOT Elms Beach Park)
Age/Grades Ages 8 - 12
Description Environmental Education focused outdoor nature camp for children aged 8-12. Students will explore, play and create in a variety of natural settings ranging from the Chesapeake Bay to marshes, ponds, forests and fields. Possible activities will include seine fishing in the Chesapeake, birdwatching, capturing insects, turtles, amphibians, games, nature journaling, and nature arts and crafts.