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Academics
Middle School (6-8)

LMS Summer Enrichment Camps

Camps are open to the public

Registration is closed for the summer of '24. 
Information is provided for reference only.

Sacred Heart Schools Atherton offers many options for the Kindergarten through Grade 8 summer student. There are three weeklong morning and afternoon sessions beginning June 10, 2024.

The Summer Enrichment camps are listed below by week & morning/afternoon session, along with the teacher and grade level. Select any camp to view the description. 

Cost per week is listed below.

Week 1: June 10 - 14, 2024

All morning camps meet M-F from 9:00AM - 12:00PM and afternoon camps meet M-F from 1:00PM - 4:00PM.

Week 1 (5-day/week) morning session $495 
Week 1 Lunch/Recess Supervision between am & pm sessions: $50
*Food ordered independently with Epicurean.
Week 1 (5-day/week) afternoon session $495

Registration is closed for the summer of '24. 
Information is provided for reference only.

Week 1 - June 10-14 - Morning

List of 15 items.

  • K Readiness - Ms. Buret - Kinder readiness math focus

    "Kinder readiness math focus" Math fun for the up and coming kindergarten student. The morning camp will encourage partnership building, working in a team, and introduce the student to the routine of Kindergarten. Math activities will spark the students imagination and creativity. This camp will have perfect balance of academics and summer fun!
  • 1st Grade Readiness - Ms. Sanders - Prep for First Grade Adventure Camp

    "Prep for First Grade Adventure Camp," A specialized program designed to ensure your rising first and second graders are ready to tackle the exciting world of academics! Our camp is carefully crafted to provide a fun and engaging environment where children can develop the skills needed for a successful transition into first and second grade. Get ready for morning routines, handwriting, trick words, phonics, scissors, math games, reading adventures, and creativity.
  • Grades 1-2 - Ms. Birchall - A teamwork and partnership class

    A teamwork and partnership class for rising 1st and 2nd graders. This class will include different academic activities that encourage partnership and teamwork amongst younger students. That can include group games both inside and outside, partner reading, reader's theater activities, group art projects, etc.
  • FULL - Gr 2-3 - Ms. Restifo - Build an Amusement Park

    Build an Amusement Park: Build your own amusement park using your skills in planning, writing and math! Students will design various aspects of an amusement park including a map, ride design, gift shop, a snack stand and more!
  • Gr 2-3 - Ms. Campbell - Mac Barnett Author Study

    Mac Barnett Author Study: Mac Barnett is a beloved Bay Area author of popular books such as: Triangle, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, Extra Yarn and The Kid Spy Series.  In this class, students will enjoy interactive read-alouds, book discussions, short writing and creative projects based on the literature, author and his illustrator friends. This class is for kids who are "obsessed" with books, who devour stories full of feeling, adventure, creativity and, most of all, HUMOR!
  • Closed for Registration - Gr 4-5 - Ms. Brown-Moffitt - Let's get crafty!

    Let's get crafty! Want to learn to crochet, knit, and make friendship bracelets? This is the place! Come hang out, listen to audio books and music, and make some fun crafts together! Students will have the chance to learn a new skill or increase the skills they already have. Students will learn to make knitted trivets, crocheted squares, and how to connect them to make larget projects, as well as work on friendship bracelets.
  • Gr 4-5 - Ms. King - The Loopy World of Topology

    The Loopy World of Topology. Think of topology as a magical map that helps us explore the cool and wiggly world of shapes. Instead of measuring lengths or angles, we're interested in the way things bend, stretch, and twist. It's a geometrical adventure!
  • Closed for Registration Gr 4-5 - Ms. Marcant - She Rises

    She Rises! Calling all awesome fourth and fifth graders ready to shine bright and blast off into confidence! Our group will be your secret headquarters for unleashing your inner girl power, where you'll discover that anything is possible when you believe in yourself and celebrate each other. Get ready to:Spark your talents: Unleash your unique skills and passions. Shine with confidence: Build rock-solid self-esteem and learn to stand tall, be heard, and speak your truth. Blast off with friendship: Create supportive and amazing friendships who lift you up. Dazzle with kindness: Learn the power of empathy and compassion. Rock your world: Discover awesome role models and hear inspiring stories of girls who changed the world.
  • Gr 4-6 Mr. Howe - Building An Interactive Friendly Monster

    Building An Interactive Friendly Monster:  Ever wanted a stuffed animal that responds to you? Then this is your chance to build an adorable interactive friendly monster with Mr. Howe in the HUB! We will learn about e-textiles, sewing, basic coding using Ardunio (C/C++), and electronics as you build a friendly monster that lights up, sings, and interacts with you using the Lilypad Arduino system. (No prior programming experience required.)
  • Gr 4-5 - Mr. Sugden & Ms. Losteter - GOTTA SING!  GOTTA DANCE!

    GOTTA SING!  GOTTA DANCE!  Students will be introduced to foundational skills in Auditioning, Character Analysis and Development, Blocking and Stage Direction, Ensemble singing and dancing, improvisation and many other stage craft skills with the ultimate goal of performing a mini play/ musical.  (SIGN UP FOR BOTH WEEKS (AM and PM) CAMPS IS REQUIRED)
  • Gr 4-5 - Ms. Grzegorek - Create a Fantasy Story

    Do you love reading fantasy books? Have you ever wanted to write a fantasy story? This is your chance! Come create and illustrate a fantasy adventure of your own, with classmate who love a good story as much as you do.
  • Closed for Registration - Middle School - Intro to Chinese Culture

    Embark on a thrilling cultural journey this summer! Experience Chinese language and culture at Sacred Heart, Atherton. Dive into hands-on activities, taste authentic Chinese food, learn Mandarin phrases, immerse in diverse cultures, and enjoy music and movies. Ignite your curiosity and have the time of your life!
  • Closed for Registration - Middle School - Ms. Loughhead - Mindfulness

    Mindfulness: This class is for students interested in learning interactive mindfulness strategies. Students will enjoy journaling, meditating, sensory nature walks, group work, and more.  Students will implement these unique strategies into their daily lives to meet the world's stresses with presence, self-compassion, and openness.
  • FULL - Middle School - Ms. Power & Ms. Horovitz - Helping Hands MS Service Camp

    Helping Hands MS Service Camp ~ Cooking, Creating, and getting your hands dirty! You will be supporting local outreach and campus programs by preparing meals for St. Church and Sandwiches on Sunday along with working in the campus garden and farm.
  • Middle School - Mr. Murphy - Wood Carving

    Join us in learning and practicing the fine art of Wood Carving. From Whittling to Relief, learn the tools and cuts to take any plain ole piece of wood into something magical and hand crafted! Students will enjoy working with a variety of tools including Gouges, Chisels, and Knives over the course week to complete their very own treasure! Avoid the cuts and bring home a whole new skill!

Week 1 - June 10-14 - Afternoon

List of 8 items.

  • K Readiness - Ms. Buret - Math Games

    Kindergarten readiness: Math Games that make numbers fun- Join us for fun and games. This camp will enorage teamwork and friendship building in preperation for Kindergarten. Will take place in and outside the Kindergarten Classroom.
  • 1st Grade Readiness - Ms. Sanders - Old School Playground Games

    Welcome to our "Welcome to our "Old School Playground Games" camp, where we turn back the clock to a time when laughter, friendship, and classic outdoor games ruled the playground! This camp is specially designed for rising 1st graders who are ready to unplug, unleash their energy, and have a blast in the great outdoors. Be ready to learn the timeless classics, the importance of teamwork and friendship, and stay active!
  • Gr 1-2 - Ms. Restifo - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory- Read and Create!

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory- Read and Create! As we read the story of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, we will explore character development and the lessons that each person learns. Students will also have the opportunity to get creative and complete activities associated with the story!
  • Gr 2-3 - Ms. King - Creative Journaling

    Creative Journaling: journaling can be a fun and an effective way to encourage self-expression, enhance literacy skills, and foster creativity. In this class we'll explore various ways to journal including some unique journal experiences.
  • Gr 4-5 - Mr. Sugden & Ms. Losteter - GOTTA SING!  GOTTA DANCE!

    GOTTA SING!  GOTTA DANCE!  Students will be introduced to foundational skills in Auditioning, Character Analysis and Development, Blocking and Stage Direction, Ensemble singing and dancing, improvisation and many other stage craft skills with the ultimate goal of performing a mini play/ musical.  (SIGN UP FOR BOTH WEEKS (AM and PM) CAMPS IS REQUIRED)
  • Gr 4-5 - Ms. Grzegorek & Ms. Van Dyke - Wilderness Survival Camp

    Welcome to wilderness survival camp! Our camp offers an experience designed to learn outdoor skills. Led by Ms. G and Ms. Van Dyke, you'll learn essential techniques in shelter-building, fire-making, navigation, first aid and more!
  • Middle School - Ms. Horovitz - Pre-Algebra Skills

    For Rising 8th graders who want to spend a little extra time practicing their pre-algebra skills. With a mix of games and problems we will review core skills such as graphing from a rule or table of values, solving and writing equations, dealing with integers in our equations and understanding exponent rules in all their glory!
  • FULL - Middle School - Mr. Murphy - Drones!

    Join us for an exciting week of flying and building Drones! By exploring the physics of flight and motion through engineering and design, students will discover the principles of physics and engineering through hands-on glides and dives throughout the week. In addition, students will have the opportunity to design and build their own drone body for improved performance, leaving the week both a pilot and designer!

Week 2: June 17, 18, 20, 21, 2024

All morning camps meet M,T and Th,F from 9:00AM - 12:00PM and afternoon camps meet from 1:00PM - 4:00PM. (Campus closed on Wednesday June 19 in observance of Juneteenth).

Week 1 (4-day/week) morning session $395 
Week 1 Lunch/Recess Supervision between am & pm sessions: $40
*Food ordered independently with Epicurean.
Week 1 (4-day/week) afternoon session $395

Registration is closed for the summer of '24. 
Information is provided for reference only.

Week 2 - June 17, 18, 20, 21 - Morning

List of 10 items.

  • FULL - K Readiness - Ms. Buret - Kinder readiness: reading focus

    "Kinder readiness: reading focus" Literacy fun for the up and coming kindergarten student. The morning camp will encourage partnership building, working in a team, and introduce the student to the routine of Kindergarten .Literacy activities will spark the students imagination and creativity.This camp will have the perfect balance of academics and summer fun!
  • 1st Grade Readiness - Ms. Sanders - Prep for First Grade Adventure Camp

    Welcome to our "Prep for First Grade Adventure Camp". A specialized program designed to ensure your rising first graders are ready to tackle the exciting world of academics! Our camp is carefully crafted to provide a fun and engaging environment where children can develop the skills needed for a successful transition into first and second grade. Get ready for morning routines, handwriting, trick words, phonics, scissors, math games, reading adventures, and creativity.
  • FULL - Gr 2-3 - Ms. Restifo - Build and Write

    Build and Write: First build then write! Students will receive materials and prompts on what type of short story they should write. We will begin with visually building the story then putting it into words.
  • Gr 4-5 - Ms. Paredes-Murrell - STEAM: Shoe Fashion and AI

    STEAM: Shoe Fashion & AI: Shoe Fashion and AI. Dive into 'Shoe Fashion and AI'! Your child will sketch and build their dream shoes using cool AI tools. They'll learn, play, and explore the fun world of shoe design, blending creativity with technology. It's a perfect adventure for young minds to unleash their imagination and discover the magic of fashion and innovation!"
  • Gr 4-5 - Ms. Loughhead - Mindfulness

    Mindfulness: This class is for rising 4th and 5th grade students interested in learning interactive mindfulness strategies. Students will enjoy journaling, meditating, sensory nature walks, group work, and more. Students will implement these unique strategies into their daily lives to meet the world's stresses with presence, self-compassion, and openness.
  • Gr 4-5 - Mr. Sugden & Ms. Losteter GOTTA SING!  GOTTA DANCE!

    GOTTA SING!  GOTTA DANCE!  Students will be introduced to foundational skills in Auditioning, Character Analysis and Development, Blocking and Stage Direction, Ensemble singing and dancing, improvisation and many other stage craft skills with the ultimate goal of performing a mini play/ musical.  (SIGN UP FOR BOTH WEEKS (AM and PM) CAMPS IS REQUIRED)
  • Closed for Registration - Gr 4-6 - Ms. Stewart - Hand Sewing and Knitting

    This class will cover the basic stitches and techniques of hand sewing and knitting.  Students will work on a take home project over the course of the week, making a hand stitched tote bag with a knitted pocket. 4th, 5th, and 6th graders welcome.
  • Gr 6-7 - Ms. Horovitz - Real World Questions

    For rising 6 and 7th graders interested in considering some real world questions through the lens of quantitative analysis.  Students will have some opportunities to decide as a group which questions to explore and we will mix in some games and puzzles along the way.
  • Closed for Registration - Middle School - Intro to Chinese Culture

    Embark on a thrilling cultural journey this summer! Experience Chinese language and culture at Sacred Heart, Atherton. Dive into hands-on activities, taste authentic Chinese food, learn Mandarin phrases, immerse in diverse cultures, and enjoy music and movies. Ignite your curiosity and have the time of your life!
  • Middle School - Ms. Marcant - She Rises!

    Middle School - She Rises! Calling all awesome 6-8th graders ready to shine bright and blast off into confidence! Our group will be your secret headquarters for unleashing your inner girl power, where you'll discover that anything is possible when you believe in yourself and celebrate each other.
    Get ready to: Spark your talents: Unleash your unique skills and passions. Shine with confidence: Build rock-solid self-esteem and learn to stand tall, be heard, and speak your truth. Blast off with friendship: Create supportive and amazing friendships who lift you up. Dazzle with kindness: Learn the power of empathy and compassion. Rock your world: Discover awesome role models and hear inspiring stories of girls who changed the world.

Week 2 - June 17, 18, 20, 21 - Afternoons

List of 9 items.

  • K Readiness - Ms. Buret - Practice and build literacy skills

    Kindergarten readiness: practice and build literacy skills through movement while having fun!- Join us for fun and games. This camp will encourage teamwork and friendship building in preparation for Kindergarten. This camp will take place in and outside the Kindergarten Classroom.
  • 1st Grade Readiness - Ms. Sanders - Old School Playground Games

    Welcome to our "Welcome to our "Old School Playground Games" camp, where we turn back the clock to a time when laughter, friendship, and classic outdoor games ruled the playground! This camp is specially designed for rising 1st graders who are ready to unplug, unleash their energy, and have a blast in the great outdoors. Be ready to learn the timeless classics, the importance of teamwork and friendship, and stay active!
  • Gr 1-2 Ms. Restifo - Math Game Creators

    Math Game Creators: Explore different types of math games to build skills in number value, addition and subtraction. Students will have the opportunity to build their own math game to teach to their peers and bring home to their families.
  • FULL - Gr 2-3 Ms. Paredes-Murrell - STEAM: Mars Habitat Design Challenge

    STEAM: Mars Habitat Design Challenge: Mars Habitat Design Challenge. In this camp, kids work in teams to design a sustainable habitat for Mars. They explore topics like space architecture, life support systems, and the Martian environment, using materials to create a model of their habitat.
  • Gr 4-5 Mr. Sugden & Ms. Losteter - GOTTA SING!  GOTTA DANCE!

    GOTTA SING!  GOTTA DANCE!  Students will be introduced to foundational skills in Auditioning, Character Analysis and Development, Blocking and Stage Direction, Ensemble singing and dancing, improvisation and many other stage craft skills with the ultimate goal of performing a mini play/ musical.  (SIGN UP FOR BOTH WEEKS (AM and PM) CAMPS IS REQUIRED)
  • Gr 4-6 - Ms. Stewart - Beginning Knitting and Sewing

    Beginning Knitting and Sewing. This class will cover the basic stitches and techniques of hand sewing and knitting.  Students will work on a take home project over the course of the week, making a hand stitched tote bag with a knitted pocket, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders welcome.
  • Closed for Registration - Gr 7-8 Ms. Horovitz - Real World Questions

    For strong rising 7th and any rising 8th graders interested in considering some real world questions through the lens of quantitative analysis.  Students will have some opportunities to decide as a group which questions to explore and we will mix in some games and puzzles along the way.
  • Middle School - Mr. Roques - Pickleball Camp

    Welcome to our first ever Middle School Pickleball Camp - the ultimate blend of fun and skill-building! Whether your child is a seasoned player or just discovering the sport, our camp promises a week of pickleball excitement. Join us for games, teamwork, and an unforgettable time on the court. We look forward to seeing you there!
  • Middle School - Mr. Peterson - Video Production

    Have you ever wanted to produce your own videos?  In this course, we will learn how to create a video from start to finish.  We will learn about (1) story boarding and script writing, (2) digital filming techniques, and (3) editing and post production processes.  At the end of this class, you will have a finished film piece and have techniques to keep making more videos.  

Week 3: June 24 - 30, 2024

All morning camps meet M-F from 9:00AM - 12:00PM and afternoon classes meet M-F from 1:00PM - 4:00PM.

Week 3 (5-day/week) morning session $495 
Week 3 Lunch/Recess Supervision between am & pm sessions: $50
*Food ordered independently with Epicurean.
Week 3 (5-day/week) afternoon session $495

Registration is closed for the summer of '24. 
Information is provided for reference only.

Week 3 - June 24 - 28 - Morning

List of 7 items.

  • K Readiness - Mr. Roque - Let's Stretch, Sing and Dance!

    Music & Movement Camp: "Let's Stretch, Sing and Dance!" This camp was designed for children interested in exploring the realm of music in a dynamic and engaging way. We will work on our body awareness and self control with mindful stretching, learn songs including choreographies and movement, as well as discover dance games.
  • Gr 1-2 Ms. Birchall - Teamwork and Partnership

    A teamwork and partnership class for rising 1st and 2nd graders. This class will include different academic activities that encourage partnership and teamwork amongst younger students. That can include group games both inside and outside, partner reading, reader's theater activities, group art projects, etc.
  • FULL - Gr 1-3 - Ms. Restifo - Become the Artist

    Become the Artist: Are you more of a Picasso or a Matisse? Dive into the world of famous artists and explore their techniques! Each day students will focus their creations on a different artist through the use of various art tools.
  • Closed for Registration - Gr. 4-5 - Ms. Marcant - She Rises!

    Gr. 4 & 5 - She Rises! Calling all awesome fourth and fifth graders ready to shine bright and blast off into confidence! Our group will be your secret headquarters for unleashing your inner girl power, where you'll discover that anything is possible when you believe in yourself and celebrate each other. Get ready to:Spark your talents: Unleash your unique skills and passions. Shine with confidence: Build rock-solid self-esteem and learn to stand tall, be heard, and speak your truth. Blast off with friendship: Create supportive and amazing friendships who lift you up. Dazzle with kindness: Learn the power of empathy and compassion. Rock your world: Discover awesome role models and hear inspiring stories of girls who changed the world.
  • Gr 4-5 - Mr. Sugden - Costume Design

    PROJECT RUNWAY...WATCH OUT!
    Students will learn foundational design process (inspiration, materials, color) and be introduced to fashion sketching. Ultimately creating a 3 piece collection (sketched/colored) for their favorite Broadway Musical....with the  a "warm up" dance to start our days inspired by Hamilton.
  • Middle School - Mr. Howe - Building An Interactive Friendly Monster

    Building An Interactive Friendly Monster: Ever wanted a stuffed animal that responds to you? Then this is your chance to build an adorable interactive friendly monster with Mr. Howe in the HUB! We will learn about e-textiles, sewing, basic coding using Ardunio (C/C++), and electronics as you build a friendly monster that lights up, sings, and interacts with you using the Lilypad Arduino system. (No prior programming experience required.)
  • Middle School - Mr. Murphy - Wood Carving

    Join us in learning and practicing the fine art of Wood Carving. From Whittling to Relief, learn the tools and cuts to take any plain ole piece of wood into something magical and hand crafted! Students will enjoy working with a variety of tools including Gouges, Chisels, and Knives over the course week to complete their very own treasure! Avoid the cuts and bring home a whole new skill!

Week 3 - June 24 - 28 - Afternoon

List of 4 items.

  • K-2 Mr. Roques - Pickleball Camp

    Welcome to Pickleball Camp for rising Kindergartener, 1st & 2nd graders - the ultimate blend of fun and skill-building! Whether your child is a seasoned player or just discovering the sport, our camp promises a week of pickleball excitement. Join us for games, teamwork, and an unforgettable time on the court. We look forward to seeing you there!
  • Gr 1 & 2 - Ms. Restifo - Storybook and STEM

    Storybook and STEM: Students will read various stories together and complete hands on STEM activities connecting to the books!
  • FULL - Gr 3-5 - Ms. Syed & Mr. Kalmbach - Junior Chefs' Adventure

    Welcome to Junior Chefs' Adventure, a dynamic cooking course for grades 3-5! This hands-on experience introduces young learners to the joys of cooking through interactive lessons on kitchen safety, healthy eating, and basic culinary skills. We will guide students as they explore fun recipes, learn about the science behind cooking, and build teamwork and creativity. Perfect for budding chefs, this course promises to turn fresh ingredients into delicious dishes and create lasting kitchen confidence!
  • Middle School - Mr. Murphy - Catapults!

    For handy and creative middle school students, join us this week as we launch into the adventure of Catapults! Explore the secrets of ancient engineering by constructing your very own catapult from scratch. Together, we'll unravel the science behind catapults, exploring concepts like potential energy, force, and projectile motion. In addition, students should be prepared to get dirty, as they experiment, optimize, and compete to launch objects further than ever before. Fostering teamwork and problem-solving skills, challenges and competitions throughout the week will ignite your child's creativity and innovation.

LMS Summer Program Contacts

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Kyle Kalmbach

    Kyle Kalmbach 

    Assistant Principal of Academics - P-8
  • Photo of Myra Syed

    Myra Syed 

    Director of Curriculum & Instruction - LS
  • Photo of Melissa Campbell

    Melissa Campbell 

    Director of Learning Services, P-8

Policies

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  • Camp Withdrawal

    Students may cancel enrollment anytime before summer camps begin. The last day you may cancel a class and receive a full refund is Friday, May 3, 2024. Camps canceled by Friday, May 17, 2024 will receive a 50% refund. Camp cancellation requests received after May 17, 2024 will not be eligible for a refund, however another camp may be selected as a trade should space be available.

    A $100 processing fee will be deducted from the refund or camp cancellation.

Sacred Heart Schools Atherton

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

150 Valparaiso Ave
Atherton, CA 94027
650 322 1866
Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12