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FaySummer Explore • Discover • Create • Connect Day Camp, Specialty Camps, and Overnight Programs for ages 3-15 June 23 - August 15, 2014


Welcome to FaySummer!

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Come Discover Fay

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Day Camp

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Specialty Camps

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Overnight Camp

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Academic Adventures

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Registration Information

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Register now at fayschool.org/summer


Welcome to FaySummer!

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FaySummer offers dynamic, hands-on programs for children entering Pre-Kindergarten through ninth grade. Our expert teachers and counselors provide an engaging, nurturing, and safe atmosphere that encourages exploration, creativity, and lasting connections among children and adults.

Fay Academic Adventures is an overnight academic enrichment program for students entering grades 5-7. We offer two two-week sessions, where students choose courses that take a closer look at academic topics with a fun, project-oriented approach. Being away from home is an exciting opportunity for adolescents, and both overnight programs provide our campers with opportunities to build independence, make new friends, and take part in projects that are both fun and meaningful. For your convenience, registration information is included in this brochure. You can also find the information online at fayschool.org/summer. I am always happy to show you around our campus and schedule an individual tour and/or information session. Feel free to contact me at rrojee@fayschool.org or 508.490.8371. The countdown is on, and we hope to see you this summer! Bob Rojee, Director of Auxiliary Programs

Specialty Camps

Fay Overnight Camp is for campers entering grades 5-7. During the day, they participate in our Day Camp program; then they add more fun to their afternoons and evenings by staying over in the Fay dorms and participating in activities and events with our Academic Adventures and English Immersion students.

Day Camp

We’re delighted to offer two new programs this summer:

Program Highlights

Our Day Camp, for children ages 3 to 15, features a busy day full of fun camp activities for campers grouped by age. Campers who want to pursue a hobby or interest in more depth can choose our weeklong Specialty Camps, which offer a half-day focus on one topic coupled with a half-day of traditional camp activities. Swim lessons take place each day for campers in both programs.

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hank you for considering FaySummer as an option for your camp experience. Whether it is for one week or multiple weeks, choosing a program that fits your child’s interests and needs is extremely important.


Come Discover Fay! OUR PROFESSIONAL STAFF

SAFETY

The high quality of our summer program is built on the high quality of our counselors, teachers, specialists, unit leaders, and dorm parents. Our team is composed of Fay’s faculty and staff, teachers from the local community, professionals in their fields, and college students with experience working with children. Our staff’s experience, professional skills, and passion for working with young people create a summer full of meaningful and enriching experiences.

At FaySummer, safety is of primary importance. Our staff participates in extensive training in preparation for their work with campers. Low camper-to-staff ratios make quality supervision possible at all times. Swimming instructors are lifeguard certified, and camp staff are trained in first aid and CPR. FaySummer also has a nurse on staff each day.

FACILITIES FaySummer takes place on Fay School’s 66-acre campus in Southborough, Massachusetts. Students have access to all of the school’s state-of-the-art facilities, including the pool, athletic fields, tennis courts, gyms, indoor rock climbing wall, outdoor adventure course, theater, and arts center with a painting studio, printmaking room, and pottery wheels.

MEALS AT FAY Fostering good nutrition is a key component of our program. Campers eat meals together in Fay’s dining room; our kitchen staff prepares meals from scratch with high quality ingredients, and there is a major emphasis on local sourcing and environmental sustainability. Day campers have the option of purchasing a Fay lunch each day for $5, or they can choose to bring a lunch in from home. Fay lunches will be posted each week and will include an entrée, drink, access to the salad bar, and dessert.


Please note: Fay’s Dining Room is a ‘peanut aware’ facility. If your child has severe allergies, it is recommended that he or she bring lunch from home.

FAMILY CONNECTIONS EXTENDED DAY FOR DAY CAMPERS Extended morning care is available from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. for an additional cost of $50 per week, and extended afternoon care is available from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. for an additional cost of $75 per week.

Academic Adventures

For campers entering grades 5-7 (ages 10-13)

For campers entering grades 5-7 (ages 10-13)

For campers who want a fun day filled with swimming, sports, games, and other traditional camp activities

For day campers who also want the overnight experience, with fun evening and weekend programs

For campers who want to explore academic topics with hands-on projects, along with the overnight experience and fun evening and weekend programs

8 one-week sessions, June 23 – August 15 Arrival between 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. and dismissal from 3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Extended day options. Three year-old campers have the option of a halfday dismissal at 12:15 p.m. FaySummer does not provide transportation to or from camp.

2 two-week sessions, July 13 – July 25 and July 27 – August 8. Campers may register for one or both sessions.

2 two-week sessions, July 13 – July 25 and July 27 – August 8. Students may register for one or both sessions.

See pages 14-15 for more information.

See pages 16-19 for more information.

Day campers can also register for half-day Specialty Camps! (p10-13)

See pages 6-9 for more information.

Overnight campers can also register for half-day Specialty Camps! (p10-13)

Day Camp

For campers entering Pre-K through grade 9 (ages 3-15)

Overnight Camp

Specialty Camps

Day Camp

Program Highlights

AT A GLANCE: WHICH PROGRAM IS BEST FOR MY CHILD?

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We want families to be part of our summer community too! Unit leaders are available every day to ensure effective home-camp communication, and they send home regular updates so parents and campers can discuss the day’s activities. For day camp families, we host two summer barbeques so families can meet the staff and enjoy the camp environment. For Overnight Camp and Academic Adventures, families are invited to our closing activities on the last day of each session.


Program Highlights What makes FaySummer so special? Whether your child is participating in Day Camp, Overnight Camp, or Academic Adventures, here are just a few of the highlights that make our summer experiences so memorable. SWIMMING FaySummer's swim instruction program follows the Red Cross swim lesson guidelines. Day and overnight campers participate in a swim assessment upon beginning camp so instructors can place children in appropriate groups. Small instructional groups help children learn water safety and build swim skills in a safe, supervised, and positive setting. In addition to daily swim lessons, all campers have the option for free swim.

SPORTS AND GAMES Ever played Gaga Ball? Ask any Fay camper, and he or she will tell you that the spirited gaga tournaments in our custom gaga court are a high point of the summer! Traditional camp games and teambuilding activities are a key part of every camp day, as well as sports such as soccer, baseball, flag football, and basketball. Fay campers get to enjoy the great outdoors on our beautiful rural New England campus, and they stay actively engaged in fun activities that help develop motor skills, collaborative skills, and team spirit.

VISUAL ARTS Find your inner (or outer!) artist! Summer is a perfect time to express yourself in new ways, and our studios offer a range of media to explore, from watercolor and oils, to printmaking, sculpture, and ceramics.


WEEKEND TRIPS For participants in Overnight Camp and Academic Adventures, summer weekends at Fay are a terrific time to explore New England, including historic landmarks in Boston, Cape Cod beaches, and local amusements and attractions.

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Arts & Crafts Circus Arts Fishing Music Nature Orienteering Outdoor Adventures Rocket building Ropes Course Science Soccer Sports Visual arts Wood Shop 5

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Whether you’re a seasoned actor or just beginning to wonder if you’re meant for the spotlight, drama is a fun part of every camper’s schedule. Campers participate in improv games designed to build confidence and creativity, as well as short scripted performances.

Here’s a sampling of just a few of the activities we’ve offered to program participants in previous years. Please note that we plan each week carefully to ensure a healthy variety of experiences, particularly for campers who spend the whole summer with us. As a result, not all activities are offered every week to every age group.

Specialty Camps

PERFORMING ARTS

ACTIVITIES

Day Camp

Fay’s outdoor education program is based on a “challenge by choice” philosophy, providing safe experiences that challenge campers to push personal limits, take reasonable risks, and build leadership and collaborative problem solving skills. Daily camp activities include natural science, the ropes course, leadership activities, archery, and outdoor skills. Our ropes courses, located in a wooded corner of campus near the Sudbury Reservoir, include high ropes and low ropes, supervised by trained educators who work on these courses year-round.

Program Highlights

OUTDOOR EDUCATION


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Fay Day Camp for ages 3-15 ay Day Camp features busy days full of fun camp activities and many opportunities to explore, discover, create, and connect. Campers are grouped by age, and daily schedules include swimming lessons along with an ever-changing mix of activities. While younger campers have a more structured schedule, older campers have increased privileges and more choice in their daily activities. For some activities, older campers team up with participants in our English Immersion program, providing them the opportunity to make friends with young people from around the world.

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Ages 3-6 • Entering Pre-School and Kindergarten

Lower Camp

The Junior and Lower Camp programs are designed to keep pace with the energy of young children and incorporate fun, enrichment-based activities that build gross- and fine-motor skills as well as social skills. Junior and Lower campers are grouped by age for their daily activities and have a consistent routine designed to build camper confidence in a comfortable environment. Daily activities include swim lessons, games, sports, drama, visual arts, and science as well as downtime after lunch to recharge. Lower Campers are eligible for some Specialty Camp programs (see pages 10-13). Junior campers must be toilet trained by the start of camp.

Day Camp

The Junior and Lower campers are Fay Day Camp’s youngest campers. With small groups, low camper-to-counselor ratios, and a safe, structured environment, the children have the opportunity to try new things while developing new friendships. This program is led by Fay’s Primary School teachers, who are experienced with young children and trained to meet their individual needs.

Specialty Camps

Ages 6-8 • Entering Grades One and Two

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Junior Camp


Middle Camp Ages 8-10 • Entering Grades Three and Four Our Middle Camp program provides structure as well as variety for campers who are beginning to be more independent. Our nurturing and child-centered environment with low camper-to-counselor ratios offers support, encouragement, and guidance throughout the day as campers build friendships and develop new skills. Daily activities include swim lessons, sports, arts and crafts, drama, science, outdoor adventures, and teambuilding games and activities. Middle campers interested in pursuing one interest in more depth may also sign up for Specialty Camps, which offer a half-day focus on one topic coupled with a half-day of Day Camp programming. See pages 10-13 for more information about Specialty Camps.

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Upper Camp Ages 10-12 • Entering Grades Five and Six

Senior Camp Ages 12-15 • Entering Grades Seven through Nine

For some activities, campers team up with participants in our English Immersion program, providing them the opportunity to make friends with young people from around the world. Upper and Senior campers are eligible to sign up for Specialty Camps, which offer a half-day focus on one topic coupled with a half-day of Day Camp programming (see pages 10-13). Upper campers can also sign up for Overnight Camp (pages 14-15) and Academic Adventures (pages 16-17).

Specialty Camps

Day Camp

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Our Upper and Senior Camp programs focus on developing camper independence and leadership through choice and the pursuit of individual interests. With the appropriate blend of structure and freedom, the Upper and Senior Camp programs are designed to complement the interests and developmental needs of our campers. Our experienced counselors are on hand to provide guidance and a supportive social environment as campers build friendships.


Specialty Camps for ages 6-15 Campers ages 6-15 who want to pursue a hobby or interest in more depth can choose our weeklong Specialty Camps, which offer a half-day focus on one topic coupled with a half-day of traditional camp activities, including daily swim lessons. We have partnered with outside organizations and our expert Fay faculty to offer a wide range of focused instruction in athletics, arts, and enrichment. Campers enrolled in Overnight Camp may also sign up for Specialty Camps. available available available available

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Lower Campers (6-8) Middle Campers (8-10) Upper Campers (10-12) Senior Campers (12-15)

HORSEBACK RIDING

in partnership with Behn Basketball Camp

Fay Horseback Riding Camp, which is hosted by Century Mill Stables, is a fun and interactive way to learn the basics of horsemanship and riding or to continue to develop a rider’s skills. Each day campers learn the basics of good horse care through grooming, general knowledge of equipment, parts of the horse, and colors and breeds. The riding portion of the lesson includes steering and control while riding at the walk and trot, correct rider body position, and some horseback games. Century Mill’s program is fully licensed with experienced instructors; the stable has an indoor ring and heated/air conditioned lounge area, so classes run in all weather. Their barn follows the best practices of the industry for safety and horse care and has an excellent safety record, with healthy, well-rested, and happy horses and ponies for the campers to enjoy.

FaySummer has partnered with Sarah Behn Basketball Camp to offer a fun and rigorous basketball program for girls and boys, with a half-day of basketball instruction and a half-day of traditional camp activities. Basketball Camp is a good fit whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player—instructors are on hand to help every player improve his or her skills and develop a thorough understanding of game fundamentals. Campers will be divided into groups by age and ability.

CIRCUS ARTS The circus is coming to Fay! Jedster the Jester brings over 20 years of performing and teaching to Fay’s unique Circus Arts Camp. In this weeklong session, campers will learn the secrets and skills of circus arts performers, including juggling, balance, stilt walking, balloon animals, and basic magic. At the end of the week, we’ll welcome you to our Big Top with our own circus arts performance!

SOCCER in partnership with Abbey Villa Soccer Club FaySummer has partnered with Abbey Villa Soccer Club to offer a half-day of soccer instruction with a half-day of traditional camp activities. Soccer Camp is a great fit whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player: our program is designed to help players of all skill levels improve on the fundamentals of the game and enhance technical and tactical soccer skills. Campers will be divided into groups by age and ability. 11

Specialty Camps

BASKETBALL

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Please note that Specialty Camps must have a minimum enrollment to run. If a program has low enrollment, campers will be able to transfer to another Specialty Camp or to Day Camp.


Specialty Camps for ages 6-15 (continued) SPORTS

CHESS

Get in the game! Check out Fay Sports Camp, where campers participate in a variety of sports in a fun, low-stress, high-energy setting. Campers learn basic skills, strategy, and game fundamentals for a range of sports, with a focus on teamwork, practice, and developing positive self-esteem. Campers will be divided into groups by age.

Fay welcomes U.S. Chess Life Master Lou Mercuri for this camp, where students will learn the basic moves of chess and beyond—including checkmating patterns, opening strategies, tactics, famous games from the great players, and how to visualize at least a couple of moves ahead. Players will have the opportunity to play each other in a supervised setting with helpful tips and advice on how to improve, and they’ll also work in small teams to take on problem-solving challenges together.

TENNIS FaySummer has again partnered with The Waterfall Tennis Academy, directed by Dick Waterfall, to direct our summer tennis programs. Each daily three-hour program will focus on stroke fundamentals, match play, fast-paced drills, and exciting games. See you on the courts!

ROBOTICS Imagine building your own working robot! At Fay’s Robotics Camp, campers explore science and develop creative problem solving skills as they learn how to design, build, and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms™ platform. By the end of the week, campers will create their own robot and program it to drive and interact independently with its environment.

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WOOD SHOP Learn how to go from bare wood to completed project at this camp, which provides an introduction to basic woodworking. Campers take on projects specially designed to help them learn about creating and executing plans, choosing and cutting wood, assembling pieces, and finishing. With a focus on safety and making smart choices, campers take projects from concept to completion.


NEW THIS SUMMER! KODÁLY VOCAL VACATION CHOIR CAMP FaySummer is delighted to introduce Kodály Vocal Vacation Choir Camp, a special two-week singing program for campers ages 8-15 offered in partnership with the Kodály Music Institute. Vocal Vacation Choir Camp is a cross-cultural summer music choral festival for youth to gather together in friendship and song. This program provides in-depth music experiences for young performers, including daily group music classes taught with the Kodály approach, choral rehearsals, and other arts-related activities, including folk dance.

Specialty Camps

The Kodály approach is inspired by the Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály, who believed in teaching “musical literacy” through direct experience of the folk music of one’s own cultural heritage. This exciting program is for singers who have strong interest and a solid proficiency in singing. The goal is complete immersion in the joy of making music. Two-week specialty camp, one session only, Monday-Friday, July 7-18, 2014 $1,025

Specialty Camp Schedule, Summer 2014 Week 1 June 23-27 Basketball Camp

Week 2 June 30 - July 3

Week 3 July 7-11

Week 4 July 14-16

Week 5 July 21-25

Week 6 July 27 August 1

Week 7 August 4-6

Week 8 August 11-15

Chess Circus Arts

Horseback Riding Kodály Vocal Vacation

Robotics Sports Camp

Soccer Camp Tennis Wood Shop = available during these weeks

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Music classes and chorus are taught by master Kodály music educators and are observed by teacher participants attending the Kodály Music Institute as part of their training. Two of this year’s teachers will be Fay music teacher Stephen Buck and Philip Montgomery, Chair of Fay’s Arts Department.


Fay Overnight Camp for campers entering grades 5, 6, and 7 Two two-week sessions: July 13 – July 25 and July 27 – August 8

THE OVERNIGHT EXPERIENCE Campers stay in Fay’s student dormitories, which feature double rooms in an intimate, home-style setting with a common room and shared bathrooms. Teachers and counselors live in the dorms with the students, providing 24-hour supervision and care. As a nationally recognized junior boarding school that is home to middle school students during the school year, we are experts in making the boarding experience a positive one for adolescents. Our facilities are specially designed for this age group, and our caring staff are well versed in helping young people make the transition to living away from home.

WEEKENDS Each camp session includes one weekend, and we’re looking forward to two days of New England adventures! Activities will include trips to Cape Cod for beach time and whale watching, trips to Boston for walking the Freedom Trail and enjoying a Red Sox game, visits to New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and treks to nearby state parks for hiking, canoeing, and other outdoor fun.

WHO MAY REGISTER? Fay Overnight Camp welcomes campers from the United States and abroad who are ages 10-13 and entering fifth, sixth, or seventh grade. For safety reasons and to ensure the success of every camper, all overnight campers must demonstrate fluency in English.

Fay Overnight Camp: A Typical Day

8:00 – 8:30

Breakfast

9:00 – 12:00

Day Camp or

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

8:30 – 9:00

Morning Meeting

Specialty Camp activities

1:00 – 4:00

Day Camp or

4:00 – 5:00

Afternoon Activities

6:00 – 6:30

Dinner

5:00 – 6:00 6:30 – 8:00 8:00 – 9:00 9:00

Specialty Camp activities

Rest, dorm time

Project time and

evening activities

Dorm time, shower

Lights out!

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Fay Overnight Camp is for campers entering grades 5, 6, and 7 who are looking for a unique overnight experience. During the days, campers participate in our Day Camp program. Overnight campers may also register for Specialty Camps. In the afternoons and evenings, campers participate in activities that bring them together with the students in our Academic Adventures and English Immersion programs. In addition to sports, games, and field trips, campers also participate in service projects and teambuilding activities.


Academic Adventures for campers entering grades 5, 6, and 7 Two two-week sessions July 13 – July 25 and July 27 – August 8 Now’s your chance to try something new: build a robot, write a poem, create your own business, learn Mandarin....the choice is yours! Academic Adventures is a two-week boarding and enrichment experience that is more than just a camp. It’s an opportunity for adolescents to make lasting friendships, build independence, and participate in learning that is hands-on, meaningful—and fun. THE PROGRAM When students register, they choose three workshops that meet each weekday during the two-week session. These 60-80 minute classes are hands-on learning labs, where students are actively involved in fun projects that can lead to a deeper understanding of the subject area and conjure excitement about new ideas (see pages 18-19 for course descriptions). Students also spend a part of each day in “electives” of their choice, which can include swimming, ropes courses, sports and games, arts and crafts, and drama and music.


WEEKENDS Each session of Academic Adventures includes one weekend, and with Fay located just 25 miles west of Boston, it’s easy to take advantage of everything the area has to offer, from field trips to the MIT Media Lab to the Atlantic shoreline. Activities will include trips to Cape Cod for beach time and whale watching, trips to Boston for walking the Freedom Trail and enjoying a Red Sox game, visits to New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and treks to nearby state parks for hiking, canoeing, and other outdoor fun.

Students stay in Fay’s dormitories, which feature double rooms in an intimate, home-style setting with a common room and shared bathrooms. Teachers and counselors live in the dorms with the students, providing 24-hour supervision and care.

OUR TEAM As an internationally recognized junior boarding school that is home to middle school students during the school year, we are experts in making the boarding experience a positive one for adolescents. Our team is composed of Fay School’s faculty and staff, teachers from the local community, professionals in their fields, and college students who have experience working with children. All are trained in their areas of expertise and well versed in helping young people make the transition to living away from home.

WHO MAY REGISTER? Academic Adventures welcomes students from the United States and abroad who are ages 10-13 and entering fifth, sixth, or seventh grade. Students must demonstrate fluency in English and be prepared for a lively academic program filled with projects and discussions. Students in this program spend afternoons and evenings with students enrolled in our English Immersion program (also for grades 5-7), and our diverse multicultural community offers an exciting way for students to learn about new languages, cultures, and traditions. Rising fifth graders also have the option of attending Academic Adventures as five-day boarders, and all students may register for both sessions.

Meet Our Director!

Tim McCauley is the Director of Academic Adventures. Tim came to Fay in 2008, and during the school year he serves as the chair of Fay’s science department. Tim earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of New Hampshire; he lives on campus with his wife, Emily (also a Fay faculty member), and enjoys his multi-faceted role as educator, dorm parent, advisor, and coach.

A Typical Weekday at Fay Academic Adventures

8:00 – 8:30 8:30 – 9:00 9:00 – 10:20 10:20 – 10:40 10:40 – 12:00 12:00 – 12:40 12:40 – 2:00 2:00 – 4:00 4:00 – 5:00 5:00 – 6:00 6:00 – 6:30 6:30 – 8:00 8:00 – 9:00 9:00

Breakfast Morning Meeting Workshop 1 Break Workshop 2 Lunch Workshop 3 Afternoon Activities Pool time Rest, dorm time Dinner Project time/evening activities Dorm time, shower Lights out! 17

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Academic Adventures Course Descriptions You can design the perfect day! Students who register for Academic Adventures will select three workshops, and each class will meet daily for a 60-80 minute period. Please note that some courses must have a minimum enrollment to run. We will make every effort to honor students’ top choices.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CSI Forensic Science Join the Academic Adventures CSI Team as you follow an imaginary murder mystery from crime scene to forensic lab. Learn about the principles of the scientific process as you analyze fingerprints, identify blood types, compare handwriting samples, and build a case to solve the crime.

The Ultimate Chain Reaction: Make a Rube Goldberg Music Video Check out the music video called “This Too Shall Pass” by OK Go (at http://tinyurl.com/y9lgsms) and you’ll see our inspiration for this class. Students will build a giant chain-reaction machine—similar to the ones created by artist Rube Goldberg—and then we’ll create a music video to show the intricate workings of our brilliant creation!

Robotics Develop your creative problem solving skills as you learn to design, build, and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms™ platform. Can you make a robot that can navigate challenging terrain? Your challenge will be to build your own robot and program it to interact independently within its environment.

Inventor Lab If you can think it, you can make it! In this workshop, you’ll be spending time in Fay’s Innovation Center, which features rooms for designing, inventing, and fabricating. You’ll have access to our computers with 3D rendering software, our shops with tools for woodworking and modeling, and our 3D printers, which can make just about any design idea a reality! Scratch Programming: Design Your Own Video Games Don’t just be a player—be a creator! In this workshop, you’ll be working with Scratch, a kid-friendly programming software designed by MIT’s Media Lab that emphasizes the development of sequential thinking and problem solving skills. Students will work on a series of structured assignments designed to give them the skills that they need to create their own animations and games.

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HUMANITIES Creative Writing Get your pens (or your laptops) ready to write! In this workshop, you’ll have a chance to express your creative ideas in all kinds of forms, from poetry and plays to short stories and more. We’ll dig deep into the creative process and practice ways to get the ideas flowing, as well as strategies for revising your work to make it the best it can be. What will you contribute to the Academic Adventures literary magazine?

News 2.0: Newspapers, Online News, and Beyond Read all about it! This course is for writers and investigators who like to be in the know. You’ll create your own newspaper, do some investigative reporting, and learn about how new technologies have changed the way we create and read the news.

A Walk in the Woods Does the great outdoors inspire you to express yourself? In this workshop, students will take advantage of the many nearby natural wonders— the Sudbury Reservoir, the Nashoba River, and Mount Wachusett, just to name a few—and we’ll use these beautiful places as inspiration for writing projects, from poetry to original stories and personal essays.


Wood Shop Join us in Fay’s wood shop to learn the basics of woodworking with hand and power tools. Students will learn essential rules of safety for productive woodworking, and then they’ll complete a series of projects designed to build skills and creativity.

2D and 3D Art Fay’s art studios are home to 2D and 3D art classes, where students will explore a range of media, including watercolors, oils, clay, wire, wood, and textiles.

COMMUNITY SERVICE History Alive! What better place to immerse yourself in American history than New England? We’ll take advantage of the numerous historic landmarks in the area, such as Concord’s Old North Bridge, the Freedom Trail, and Plimoth Plantation, to do a handson investigation of the history of America from the Pilgrims to the American Revolution. Field trips, hands-on projects, and simulations will help us “travel back in time.”

Young Entrepreneurs: Business for the Greater Good Do you have a million-dollar idea? In this workshop, budding entrepreneurs work together to create a working business with a business plan, a real product for sale, an ad campaign, and a production and distribution strategy. Students will see their project through from design and sales to production and delivery—and then they’ll research and select a charity where they can donate the proceeds.

Be the Change: Community Service Adventures

WORLD LANGUAGES Mandarin In this introduction to Mandarin Chinese, students will practice writing characters and will learn basic conversational vocabulary and phrases. They’ll also learn about the history and culture of China, including music, arts, traditions, and food.

Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s words, “Be the change you wish to see in the world,” students in this workshop will participate in community service adventures that will broaden their horizons. Students will learn about the range of ways they can make a difference, from volunteering on an organic farm to working with young people with developmental disabilities.

ARTS Photography Bring your own digital SLR camera for this photography workshop, which will focus on composition, light, texture, and color. You’ll have a chance to take photos on campus and on location as you try your hand at assignments that include landscapes, portraits, and candids. Students will also work with Photoshop as they learn how to edit and enhance their images.

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FaySummer Registration Information REGISTRATION INFORMATION

• Attach a copy of the camper's current physical and a copy of the immunization record. Both documents must be signed by a doctor or nurse practitioner.

All registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis. All registrations must include all completed forms and deposit. The deposit amount is applied toward the total tuition, which is due June 1, 2014. FaySummer deposits are non-refundable. Some payment plans may be available; please contact the Camp Office for details.

•Enclose the deposit.

REFUNDS FaySummer is not obligated to refund tuition for any applicant or participant who withdraws for any reason, including illness or injury. The deposit is not refundable and not transferable. No refund or reduction in fees is possible for a child who arrives late, leaves early, or attends only part of a session.

This camp complies with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105CMR 430.000) and is licensed by the Town of Southborough Board of Health.

HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE:

FEES, DISCOUNTS, & FINANCIAL AID

Go to www.fayschool.org/summer and follow the link for online registration.

At Fay, we understand that camp is a wonderful summer option for children—and often a necessity for busy working parents. For families who register for multiple weeks, our discount program adds up to significant savings.

HOW TO REGISTER BY MAIL OR IN PERSON:

Here is how it works: the more weeks you sign up for, the more you save, and all camp weeks for each family member are counted together to ensure the greatest possible discount.

• Go to www.fayschool.org/summer/forms and click the mail/walk-in registration link. • Download, print, and complete the FaySummer application and health forms.

FaySummer offers limited needs-based financial assistance. It is our goal for as many children to attend FaySummer as possible. Contact the Camp Office for more details.

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If you sign up for . . .

$0 $10/week $20/week $30/week $40 /week $50 /week

one week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 or 5 weeks 6 or 7 weeks 8 weeks

cost of Traditional Camp $490 $480/week $470/week $460/week $450/week $440/week

cost of Specialty Camp* $530 $520/week $510/week $500/week $490/week $480/week

* Please note that Horseback Riding Camp costs $800 per week and follows the same discount structure. Kodály Vocal Vacation costs $1,025 and runs Monday-Friday for one two-week session only.

OVERNIGHT CAMP & ACADEMIC ADVENTURES – FEES AND DISCOUNTS Cost per session Deposit

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Overnight Camp $2,200 $500

Academic Adventures $2,500 $500


FaySummer FaySummer at Fay School 48 Main Street Southborough, MA 01772

Fay School admits students of any race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, genetic background, or with any disability that can be reasonably accommodated by the School, to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Fay School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of such factors in the administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, or other school administered programs.

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Register online at fayschool.org/summer Contact: Bob Rojee, Director of Auxiliary Programs rrojee@fayschool.org 508.490.8247 Melissa Price, Assistant Director of Auxiliary Programs mprice@fayschool.org 508.490.8371


About Fay School Fay School is an independent co-educational school serving students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine. Fay oers a broad and balanced academic program that provides enduring skills for a changing world. e boarding program, an option for students in grades seven through nine, is an integral part of school life, uniting students from across the United States and 17 countries around the world in a lively, diverse, and truly multicultural community.

48 Main Street Southborough, MA 01772 508.490.8247 fayschool.org/summer

FaySummer 2014  

Make your plans now for a summer to remember at FaySummer, Fay School's summer programs for ages 3-15 in Southborough, Massachusetts. Choose...