Summer at the Square 2018

Tattnall Square Academy offers a variety of summer camps beginning at the end of May and lasting through the beginning of the school year. Each camp is taught by individual faculty members or TSA coaches.

Voted “Best Summer Camp” by readers of the Macon Telegraph for three consecutive years, Tattnall summer camps are a great way to stay active during the summer months while learning, having fun, and making new friends! All camps are open to the public.

We do not offer camp scholarships or sponsorships.

Camp offerings are in chronological order. 

 


Register for Summer at the Square

*Credit card payments will incur an additional 4% charge on the total amount.

 


Future Stars Basketball Camp
Learn the FUNdamentals of basketball with instruction in passing, dribbling, and shooting! This camp is open to both boys and girls!

Dates: 5/29/18-5/31/18 | Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising 1st -7th | Instructors: Todd Whetsel and Jarvis Smith | Cost: $75 | Deadline to Register: 5/25/18


Energy Engineers
Energy Engineers is geared toward upper elementary and middle school students who have a passion for designing, building, tinkering, and experimenting with machines. With a STEM focus, this camp encourages students to build machines with K’Nex, to solve problems through exploration and experimentation, to collaborate with other members of their “Design Team,” all while learning about renewable energy sources and electricity. Activities include building roller coasters, a windmill, solar car, sail car, water-powered car, various types of generators, wind-powered water lift, crank man, shuttle ride, grist mill, and water wheel. Students will come away with a better understanding of energy, simple circuits, and electricity, all while having fun.

Dates: 5/29/18-6/1/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising 5th- 7th | Instructor: Julie Scott | Cost: $100 (Minimum: 10/Maximum: 20) | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 5/26/18


Driver’s Education
This course will help prepare future drivers with 6 hours of behind the wheel driving and 30 hours of classroom instruction. Driving time will be scheduled on an individual basis. By completing this course, your child will have fulfilled the Joshua’s Law requirement to obtain their license and will also be eligible to receive a break on insurance premiums. Additional instruction will include parallel parking, pre-trip inspection, and a hands-on tutorial on changing a flat tire.

Dates: 5/29/18-6/1/18 | Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Grades: Ages 14+ | Instructor: Joey Hiller | Cost: $375
Special Notes: Must complete 6 hours of driving to be scheduled. | Deadline to Register: 5/25/18


Super Splashers Camp
Students will splash in the water, play water games, throw water ballons, and much more as we celebrate being out of school for SUMMER! Please come dressed in a modest swimsuit and bring sunscreen, a water bottle and your towel. Snacks and a drink will be provided.

Dates: 5/29/18-6/1/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: K3-5th | Instructor: Misty Kitchens | Cost: $100 |  Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 5/24/18


Little Music Makers
Sing, dance, and play! Campers will play instruments, sing songs, play games, learn dances, and have tons of fun! We will have a short performance in the music classroom on Friday, June 1 at 11:45 a.m.

Dates: 5/30/18-6/1/18 | Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising K4-2nd | Instructor: Sarah Banter | Cost: $45 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. (Minimum: 10) | Deadline to Register: 5/26/18


Summer Fun S.T.E.A.M. Camp
Summer is here, so why not combine water fun and summer activities with S.T.E.A.M.? Science, Technology, Engeneering, Art, and Mathematics challenges keep campers engaged in collaborative, problem solving, and brain-busting fun! Campers will dive into S.T.E.A.M. activities as they work through water challenges (such as designing water slides, racing camper made boats), make a solar oven, and much much more!

Dates: 5/30/18-6/1/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising 1st-4th | Instructor: Lori Oakes | Cost: $70 (Minimum: 10/Maximum: 20) | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. Wear clothes that can get wet. | Deadline to Register: 5/23/18


Boys and Their Toys
At this camp, students will use their creative minds to enhance their imagination through super heroes, hot wheels and monster truck day, Lego day, creating and learning about dinosaurs, and much more! Because boys love their toys!

Dates: 6/4/18-6/8/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising K4-3rd | Instructors: Fran Shaw and Deborah Stevens | Cost: $125 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 6/1/18


Baseball Camp
Tattnall Baseball Camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game with emphasis on hitting, throwing, catching, defense, pitching, and baserunning. Campers will learn the “Tattnall Way” in a fun setting where they will get individual attention, video feedback, and be able to learn a strong foundation of skills and drills that they can take with them after they leave camp. Coach Hiller will be the lead instructor and will be assisted by his current Varsity level players.

Dates: 6/4/18-6/6/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Grades: K5-8th | Instructor: Joey Hiller | Cost: $150
Special Notes: Campers will break for lunch each day from 12pm – 1pm. Please bring your own lunch each day. Campers will need tennis shoes and cleats and all of their equipment each day. | Deadline to Register: 6/3/18


Theatre Camp
Join us as we play fun drama games and rehearse for the mini-musical, “A Little Bit of Showbiz.” Our performance will be in Trojan Hall at 11:30 a.m.on Friday, June 8th.

Dates: 6/4/18-6/8/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising 1st-6th | Instructor: Sarah Banter | Cost: $95 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. (Minimum: 12) | Deadline to Register: 5/31/18


Summer with Seuss Reading Camp
Campers will read, write, craft, and create as we enjoy the wonderful writings of Dr. Seuss. Summer with Seuss is all about building our literacy skills all while having FUN! First grade and above will be allowed to take AR tests as well.

Dates: 6/11/18-6/15/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: K3-3rd | Instructor: Misty Kitchens | Cost: $100 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 6/8/18


Fancy Nancy Camp
Come spend the week with us as we enjoy the adventures of Fancy Nancy. Dress up, tea parties, fancy pajamas and all things girly! Campers will also be exposed to the fabulous writing from Fancy Nancy author, Jane O’Connor, through literacy centers, writing, and drama. First grade and above may take Accelerated Reader tests on Fancy Nancy books too.

Dates: 6/11/18-6/15/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: K3-3rd | Instructors: Melanie Gorman and Jennifer Cook | Cost: $100 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 6/8/18


Softball Camp
Tattnall Softball Camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game with emphasis on hitting, throwing, catching, defense, pitching, and baserunning. Campers will learn the “Tattnall Way” in a fun setting where they will get individual attention, video feedback, and be able to learn a strong foundation of skills and drills that they can take with them after they leave camp.

Dates: 6/11/18-6/13/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Grades: K5-8th | Instructor: Joey Hiller (and varsity softball players) | Cost: $150 | Special Notes: Campers will break for lunch each day from 12pm – 1pm. Please bring your own lunch each day. Campers will need tennis shoes and cleats and all of their equipment each day. Deadline to Register: 6/10/18


All About S.T.E.M.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – all combined with a different theme each day. Themes will be Star Wars, Super Hero, Lego, Detective, and Space. Campers will dive into S.T.E.M. activities as they use problem solving, creativity, and collaboration to “escape the room,” build a robot, and much much more!

 Dates: 6/11/18-6/15/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising 1st-4th | Instructor: Lori Oakes | Cost: $125 (Minimum: 10/Maximum: 20) | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 6/4/18


Soccer Camp
This camp focuses on the fundamentals of soccer skills and competitive play. Players will go through skill sessions followed by position specific coaching. We will be focusing on proper defending, striking, game strategy, and overall technique.

Dates: 6/11/18-6/15/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for K5-6th and 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. for 7th-12th        Grades: Rising K5-12th | Instructors: Coach Dresden Muncy and Coach Robert Ochieng | Cost: $110 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. Cleats, shin guards, and soccer ball required. | Deadline to Register: 6/8/18


American Girl Camp
Come explore the adventures of American girls from colonial times to the present through crafting, games, and imaginative play with the dolls. Please bring your own 18 inch doll (does not have to be AG).

Dates: 6/18/18-6/22/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: K3-5th | Instructor: Misty Kitchens            Cost: $125 | Special Notes: Snack, drink, and crafting supplies provided. | Deadline to Register: 6/15/18


Wacky Science Camp
Come join us as we investigate the wacky world of science! If your naturally curious child loves experimenting and making new discoveries about science, as well as building and tinkering, then this is a camp he or she won’t want to miss! Students will enjoy activities such as launching rockets, digging for fossils, making simple circuits, investigating aerodynamics, dissecting owl pellets, exploring simple machines, designing original machines, making slime, engineering roller coasters, and doing many other WACKY science experiments that kids love!

Dates: 6/18/18-6/22/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising 2nd-4th | Instructor: Julie Scott      Cost: $125 (Minimum: 10/Maximum: 20) | Special Notes: Wear tennis shoes and clothes that can get messy and wet. | Deadline to Register: 6/15/18


Trojan Football Camp
This youth camp is intended to provide a fundamental foundation for the game of football within a fun and competitive environment.

Dates: 6/18/18-6/21/18 | Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Grades: Rising 1st-8th | Instructors: Coach Chance Jones, Assistant Coaches, Varsity football players | Cost: $80 | Special Notes: Include your shirt size with registration. Campers should wear cleats if they have them and bring a water bottle. If there is a chance of rain, please bring a pair of tennis shoes. | Deadline to Register: 6/15/18


Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
At this camp, students will put their creative energies to use to make their own unicorns and trolls while enjoying a pedi and mani day, hair styling day, tea party day, getting ready for 4th of July, and more! Because girls just want to have fun!!

Dates: 6/25/18-6/29/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising K4-3rd | Instructors: Fran Shaw and
Deborah Stevens | Cost: $125 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 6/22/18


Robotics S.T.E.A.M. Camp
Upper elementary or middle schoolers who are fascinated by robots and other “techie toys” or who love to “tinker” will love this STE(A)M camp! Students will be introduced to robotics and coding as they explore some cool robots and program them to complete various tasks. They also will be given opportunities to make/build a couple of small working robots to take home. We will also explore some super cool games and apps like Snap Circuits, Virtual and Augmented Reality, and others. This camp encourages “out of the box” thinking, curiosity, lots of imagination, inventiveness and a love for technology!

Dates: 6/25/18-6/29/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising 4th-7th | Instructor: Julie Scott      Cost: $125 (Minimum: 10/Maximum: 15) | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 6/22/18


Elementary Spanish Camp
Come join us for an exciting week where children will learn and study the history, culture, and traditions of Spanish speaking countries! Campers will learn basic Spanish speaking skills, make fun crafts including a pinata, play popular children’s games, and will end the week with a Mexican fiesta! Mrs. Bartow is beyond excited to share her love of Spanish and the Mexican culture with all of her campers!

Dates: 6/25/18-6/29/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising K5- Rising 3rd | Instructor: Laura Bartow | Cost: $125 (Maximum: 15) | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided.| Deadline to Register: 6/22/18


Exciting Explorers
This camp will awaken young minds to the wonders of science. Through science activities and experiments they will learn to enjoy the world of science. We will explore the oceans, find treasures, follow the path of marbles, “follow” rainbows, discover dinosaur fossils, watch volcanoes erupt, and more!

Dates: 7/9/18-7/13/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising K4-4th | Instructors: Fran Shaw and Deborah Stevens | Cost: $125 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. Deadline to Register: 7/6/18


Softball “Futures” Camp
Each camper will get the full experience of what a day-in-the-life of a Tattnall Softball player is like. Coach Hiller will run practices that are identical to those he structures for his Varsity Softball team. Campers will go through these practices right beside the varsity players, who will be assisting. Campers will receive a mock-Tattnall uniform that they will wear to camp/practice each day.

Dates: 7/9/18-7/11/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Grades: K5-8th | Instructor: Joey Hiller | Cost: $200
Special Notes: Campers will break for lunch each day from 12pm – 1pm. Please bring your own lunch each day.
Campers will need tennis shoes and cleats and all of their equipment each day. | Deadline to Register: 7/8/18

Cooking Camp
Campers will gain confidence, independence, basic culinary skills, and kitchen safety skills as they learn to prepare
a few tasty, kid-friendly dishes. The students will get a chance to taste all of their creations!

Dates: 7/23/18-7/27/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: K3-5th | Instructor: Misty Kitchens            Cost: $125 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 7/20/18


We’re Big Kids Now!
Come and see what the big kids do! Rising 1st graders are invited to come and experience life in a 1st grade setting. The Campers will cover daily routines, phonics, and math. We will review sight words, sentence structure and reading skills. This camp will help ensure that your child is ready to begin 1st grade. If you or your child are nervous about the transition to 1st grade, let us help ease your nerves.

Dates: 7/30/18-8/3/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Rising 1st grade only | Instructors: Melanie Gorman and Jennifer Cook | Cost: $125 | Special Notes: Snack and drink provided. | Deadline to Register: 7/27/18


Tiny Trojan Cheer Camp

This camp will focus on the fundamentals of cheerleading.  Campers will learn chants, jumps, tumbling skills, and a dance.  Additionally, the participants will be invited to cheer the second quarter of the first varsity home football game.  Please include your child’s t-shirt size with registration.

Dates: 8/6/18-8/8/18 | Time: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Grades: Rising K3-6th | Instructor: Erica McNally
Cost: $80 | Special Notes: Please wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle. | Deadline to Register: 8/3/18


Camp Kindergarten
Come join us as we get ready to kick off Kindergarten! Rising K5 students will learn daily routines, explore the school, go over rules and procedures, meet new friends, and practice basic beginning skills. This camp will help ensure your child has a successful start to their school year. We will read some back to school stories and make a few fun crafts as well. If you are looking to relieve some of those back to school jitters, this is the camp for you!

Dates: 8/6/18-8/10/18 | Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grades: Entering K5 only | Instructor: Misty Kitchens
Cost: $100 | Deadline to Register: 8/3/18


Contact Information for Camp Instructors

Todd Whetsel: [email protected]
Jarvis Smith: [email protected]
Julie Scott: [email protected]
Joey Hiller: [email protected]
Misty Kitchens: [email protected]
Sarah Banter: [email protected]
Lori Oakes: [email protected]
Fran Shaw: [email protected]
Deborah Stevens: [email protected]
Melanie Gorman: [email protected]
Jennifer Cook: [email protected]
Dresden Muncy: [email protected]
Robert Ochieng: [email protected]
Chance Jones: [email protected]
Erica McNally: [email protected]