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33 E. 33rd Street Indianapolis, IN 46205 (317) 926 - 0425


Early Drop-Off & Late Pick-Up Available Twice Weekly Swim Lessons and Free Swim Weekly Theme Based Field Trips Active Outdoor Summer Curriculum Academic Review and Thematic Learning Special Neighborhood Partnerships A Variety of Specialty Camps


• Rising Grade 1 – Grade 4 • Rising Grade 5 – Grade 8 • Specialty Camps (see descriptions) CAMP EXTENSION OPTIONS • Early Care 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM • After Care 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM


St. Richard’s summer camp is the place to be during the summer! The goal of SRES summer camp is to provide opportunities for children to try new activities, socialize, learn and practice skills, and have fun. Our summer camp program reflects the school’s values by designing weeklong camps rooted in learning. We also recognize that summer is a time for children to relax and explore new adventures. We value the individual interests of each child, allowing each camper the opportunity to experience success. Weekly sessions provide children with enriching activities and give you peace of mind that their summer will be spent in a nurturing and safe environment. Our trained summer administrative staff designs all activities and field trips with your camper in mind.


Please keep in mind that many of our camps have minimum and maximum enrollment numbers. Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis and cannot be reserved without a completed camp enrollment form and enrollment deposit. In the event that a camp reaches maximum capacity, your child will be placed on a waiting list. Enrollment for all camps closes one week prior to the start of camp. Although we will do our best to accommodate everyone, space cannot be guaranteed. Checks made out to St. Richard’s Episcopal School should be mailed to St. Richard’s Summer Camp at 33 E. 33rd Street Indianapolis, IN 46205. Enrollment forms and pricing information are available at

A Closer Look… OUR DRAGON PROGRAM Summer 2017 is quickly approaching and is on track to be the best summer ever at St. Richard’s Dragon Day Camp! Campers new and old won’t want to miss out on classic favorites and new and exciting camp offerings! Our summer curriculum is composed of weekly themes to offer children a new and exciting experience each week. Each theme features specially designed field trips, games, crafts, and academic enrichment activities designed specifically with each child’s age group in mind. Weekly themes provide many unique learning opportunities for our campers. For example, Movie Making Madness Camp guides and develops campers’ abilities to write scripts, direct their peers, and edit their own short films. We end the week with a red carpet movie premiere showcasing their hard work. We round out our days with traditional day camp activities such as swimming and water games, sports, team-building activities, and outdoor adventures. It is an experience they won’t want to miss!


The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, only three blocks south of SRES, is a convenient and popular resource for all grades. Through the museum’s School Membership program, St. Richard’s campers can visit the museum on an unlimited basis and take advantage of its worldwide educational resources.

The Riviera Club is home to SRES campers swimming lessons, Junior Kindergarten (age 4) and up. Their team of aquatic instructors will be working with our campers to help develop strong, confident swimmers. Additionally, there will be time to explore the outdoor water playground with five pools and 1.2 million gallons of water.

DRAGONS Rising Grades 1 – 4 Students Rising Grades 5 – 8 Students ** denotes weeks that contain only 4 camp days due to Holidays

Week 1 May 30th – June 2nd ** Silly Scientists Field Trip: The Children’s Museum Don your lab coats and get ready for a week of silly science experiments. Explore rockets, volcanoes, robots and much, much more!

Week 2 June 5th – 9th

Fun With Food Field Trip: Spencer Farm It’s time to get your hands messy as we experiment with the recipes and ingredients. Campers will come home with basic kitchen knowledge and creations to share!

Week 3 June 12th – 16th

Movie Making Madness Field Trip: IMAX Theater Lights, Camera, Action! Learn about audio visual equipment, write scripts, test your talents, and work together to make a movie.

Week 4 June 19th – 23rd

Sports Camp Field Trip: Indianapolis Indians Game Try your hand at sports, classic and modern! Learn about fitness, nutrition, and how to incorporate sports in your everyday life!

Week 5 June 26th – 30th Survivor Camp Field Trip: Incrediplex

Outwit. Outplay. Outlast. Compete in daily challenges testing your mental and physical strength in this week long tribal adventure to be the ultimate SRES Survivor Tribe.

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Fee: $200 Early and After Care Options Available

Week 6 July 3rd – 7th ** Christmas In July Field Trip: Carmel Ice Skadium Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! Join us as we switch things up and spread a little holiday cheer in the hot summer months. Ice skating, snowball fights, and hot chocolate will abound!

Week 7 July 10th – 14th

Game Show Mania Field Trip: Hoosier Heights Come on down! Your child could be the next contestant on Game Show Mania! During this fun and exciting week, campers will participate in playing child-versions of the most popular TV game shows from past and present.

Week 8 July 17th – 21st

Color Wars Field Trip: Holliday Park Join us for five days of ridiculous fun! Red and green dragon teams race, cheer, and play their way to the title championship!

Week 9 July 24th – 28th

Animal Planet Field Trip: Indianapolis Zoo Come join us as we learn about different types of animals and their habitats. Have fun creating your own foam art animal masks!

Week 10 July 31st – August 4th SRES Carnival Field Trip: Skyzone

Put your talents to the test as we explore juggling, balloon animals and more! You won’t want to miss dunking your counselors at our amazing all-camp carnival!

Week 11 August 7th – 11th

Field Trip Frenzy! Field Trip: Eagle Creek Marina It’s the last week of summer so we are going out with a bang! We will take field trips every day and enjoy the amazing things our city has to offer!

WEEK 2: JUNE 5th – 9th


Royalty Camp by the SRES Summer Camp Staff Grades 1 – Grade 3 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Hear ye, Hear ye! Come one, come all! By royal command, all of the princes and princesses in the land are cordially invited to Sir Richard’s Castle to celebrate the always popular royalty camp! Spend the week delving into the world of royalty with fairy tales and the Disney Princes and Princesses. Enjoy tea parties, fun crafts, and spa treatments. Each day is filled with elegant adventures! Come join us at St. Richard’s Castle for a week of glamour, pampering, and glitz that you will not want to miss! Don’t forget to wear your favorite princess dress or special attire! ________________________________________________________________________________

Super Hero Academy by the SRES Summer Camp Staff Grades 1 – Grade 3 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Come get the training you need to tap into your Super Hero potential! We will spend the week building our secret identities, improving and testing out our super skills, and so much more! This is no ordinary camp for super kids! So be ready to take on daring rescue missions and strike out villains that try to take over SRES Dragon Day Camp!

WEEK 3: JUNE 12th – 16th Harry Potter by The SRES Summer Camp Staff Grades 1 - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225

Cheer and Dance Camp by Mrs. Taleesha Martin Grades 1 – 4 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Campers will learn the basic fundamentals of cheer including, motions, dance, voice projection, beginning tumbling and kicks. Campers will work on rhythm, flexibility, spunk and teamwork.


Enter into the magical world of Harry Potter. During this magical week students will be sorted into one of four noble Hogwarts houses and spend the week competing for the House Cup. Throughout the week we immerse ourselves into the magical world through food and drink, classes, trivia, and more! Students explore Potions, Care of Magical Creatures, Herbology, and many more subjects. Daily games of Quidditch and mysteries to solve will make this an unforgettable magical experience you won’t want to miss! _____________________________________________________________

WEEK 4: JUNE 19th – 23rd Games, Games, Games by Mr. Jeff Gramman Grades 4 – 9 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 What’s your favorite game? Risk? Monopoly? Chess? Clue? Whatever it is, we’ll play it. Campers are encouraged to bring their favorite board game to camp, and we will explore new games and learn strategies to play our favorite games better. Don’t worry, we’ll still go outside to play games we love and to learn new games that require teamwork and cooperation. Finally, we’ll have a tournament to find out who is the ultimate Game Master!



French Cooking by Ms. Megan Burger Grades 1 - 4 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Campers will have fun while learning how to make a variety of classic French foods. Each day campers will learn about the history and origins of traditional French food. Then they will have the opportunity to prepare and sample their creations. Campers will learn the French vocabulary for the various ingredients, as well as cooking vocabulary. In addition, they will learn basic cooking skills, kitchen safety, and more. Some of the traditional French foods we will prepare include crêpes, baguettes (with cheese), madelines, croque monsieurs, ratatouille and croissants. Students will also learn to prepare galettes des rois, tarte aux pommes, mousse au chocolat, and more!

WEEK 5: JUNE 26th – 30th ¡Fiesta! by Ms. Ann Cooney Grades 1 - 4 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Join us for una fiesta! Students will enjoy exploring introductory Spanish with their amigos and amigas! Learn new Spanish vocabulary, listen to Spanish stories, and participate in a variety of crafts, games, food, activities, music and dance! ________________________________________________________________________________

SPAR WARS by Jeanie Gensheimer Martial Arts Grades 1 - 7 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 Come and help save the Galaxy! Recruits needed for karate and Star Wars related activities, battle sabers, weapons training, agility and karate training. Rebels needed to guard against the Evil Empire. Recruits may come in costume or bring any related equipment (light sabers, nerf guns, etc.) It will be out of this world!

WEEK 6: JULY 3rd - 7th Sculpture Camp by The Art Lab Grades 1 - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


WEEK 7: JULY 10th – 14th Fashion Design by The Art Lab Grades K - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Fashion camp is back with a whole new edition! Create a variety of wearable art masterpieces including tie-dye and stenciled shirts, elastic waist skirts, purses, scarves and painted canvas shoes, which campers can bedazzle with ribbons, beads and paint. Also learn about fashion from other countries and create projects inspired by different cultures. A mix of fun and adventure this camp will take trips to the IMA fashion galleries and swim with big Dragon’s camp as well as take part in a mixed media fashion challenge.


Art Lab sculpture camp will explore all kinds of three dimensional sculpture: moving or kinetic sculpture including mobiles, electric circuit projects that include paper mache masks that can light up and litter bug creatures that can move with motors as well as good old fashion wire armatures, paster of paris and ceramic projects. Campers will engage in constructing and building from a variety of materials used by professional sculptors. This camp will swim one day with dragon camp and take a field trip to the 100 acre woods sculpture park.

WEEK 8: JULY 17th – 21st


Roller Coaster Camp by Chris Yonan Grades 6 – 9 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


The biggest hit of the summer is back! Let Chef Chris and his complete set of chaperones lead campers to all the places parents might dread going! Kids can let loose and have a blast visiting places like Six Flags, Cedar Point, and other area adventures. The best part is that parents stay home and relax for the entire trip! We will spend four nights away from home, exploring Illinois and Ohio’s greatest theme parks. Our itinerary includes the following: Monday – Six Flags Great America, Tuesday – Indiana Dunes Wednesday and Thursday – Cedar Point, Friday – Beach Trip. Certain height requirements apply. Park admission fees, transportation, and overnight accomodations are included. _______________________________________________________________________________

Super Sensory Science by Mrs. AmySue Bacon Grades K – 3 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Calling all scientists! Calling all kids who love to get messy! Join Mrs. Bacon for a week of sensory adventures with science connections. We will conduct experiments that explore, stretch, and use the seven senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, touch, vestibular (balance), and proprioception (movement). Learn how sensory input can help you understand yourself and the world around you while playing, building, observing, and using the scientific method. _______________________________________________________________________________

T.E.A.M – Tinker, Explore, Adventure, & Make by Mrs. Ann Papachronis and Ms. Stacy Graber Grades 3 – 6 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be an inventor? Well, dust off your tool belts and shine up your 3D printers, because you are about to embark on your very own Do-It-Yourself journey! This Makerspace Camp will provide students with hands-on, creative ways to encourage design, experimentation, building and inventing, while being deeply engaged in science, engineering and tinkering. From architecture to circuitry, duct tape to screws, we will provide everything you need for your project ideas.

WEEK 9: JULY 24th – 28th Fused Glass and Pottery Camp by The Art Lab Grades 1 - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250


Adventure Camp by The SRES Summer Camp Staff Grades 5 - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 Join us for a week full of daring adventures! We will embrace the outdoors as we go hiking, canoeing and kayaking. We will spend a day testing our courage at the Koteewi Aerial Park on their high ropes zip line course. Climbing at Hoosier Heights, paintball and go karting will round out our amazing adventure filled week!


Create awesome works of art with clay and glass! Create pumpkins, Christmas trees, turkeys, baskets and so much more! Every child will have up to 10 projects or more by the end of the week! Every child will have a chance to use the pottery wheel. We will have 2 morning swim times and a field trip to explore found objects with clay. Some items will be make and take and some will be fired and delivered about 34 after camp to the school for pickup. All new clay projects from last year! Clay will be our primary medium.

WEEK 10: JULY 31st – AUGUST 4th


Dr. Seuss by Mrs. Flanagan Grades 1 - 3 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Read! Create! Explore! We will turn inside out and upside down as we delve into Dr. Seuss. We will read and dramatize our favorite Dr. Seuss stories. Your children will use art, music, dance, drama, food and more to make connections to their favorite author! We will read and create working in groups with a focus on teamwork. Your child will write new stories using their favorite Dr. Seuss characters and his style. We will discover the themes of Dr. Seuss in a fun and exciting way fostering a love of literature! ______________________________________________________________________________

Strategy Games Camp by Learning Through Games Grades K – 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Do you like Chess? Checkers? Risk or Stratego? What about the Chinese game of GO? Or even Bughouse Chess? This is a camp that teaches decision making and math through the fun of these great games. Outdoor and gym activities will take place during breaks. Taught by the locally famous Learning through Games Group. ______________________________________________________________________________

Video Game Design and Robotics by Engineering for Kids Grades 2 - 5 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 Video games are everywhere and in almost every form you can imagine! In Electronic Game Design: Platform Games, engineers will create their own platform video game! Students will program characters and a 2D obstacle course in a sidescrolling, Mario-type world. Game characters will overcome enemies and reach an end goal on multiple levels. At the end of the class, everyone takes home a working Windows-compatible game (Clickteam Fusion 2.5® does not support Mac or Android operating systems). Be sure to bring a flash drive to take home your game!! This Robotics: Olympics curriculum will introduce students to the concepts of building and programming robots in a competitive and fun way. Students will build and adapt their robots to perform tasks similar to many sports. They will have a tug of war contest, play hockey, and sumo wrestle!


The mission of St. Richard’s, an independent Episcopal day school, is to instill knowledge and values for a lifetime through the implementation of our Five Pillars for Success: Faith, Classic Curriculum, Leadership, Civic Responsibility, and Global Readiness. Located at 33rd and Meridian Streets, just north of downtown Indianapolis, SRES offers unique partnerships throughout the city that bring learning to life, a rigorous academic curriculum, three world languages, public speaking and leadership opportunities, a strong fine arts program and organized athletics for continued lifetime success. • 350 students, PK-Grade 8 • Average class size: 15 • $1,000,000 financial assistance granted in 2015 • 36 countries of origin • Faiths represented: Jewish, Hindu, Episcopalian, Catholic and 13 Christian denominations • Diverse Student Population (African American 27%, Asian and Hispanic 5%)


St. Richard’s is located at 33 E. 33rd Street • • • • • • • • • • • •

Camp drop-off is between 8:45 AM and 9:00 AM A regular camp day runs from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Camp pick-up is between 4:30 PM and 4:45 PM Before and After Care is available for $50 per week Before Care runs from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM After Care runs from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM All full day campers should bring the following: a sack lunch, water bottle, swim suit, towel and sunscreen to camp each day. Please pack food items that do not need to be refrigerated or heated. Please note that we are a PEANUT FREE facility. Each child will be provided with a morning and afternoon snack. All campers’ items must be labeled with the child’s first and last name. Campers must wear closed toe shoes to ensure safety during all activities.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours of your enrollment. Camper information packets will be sent on May 5th. This packet will detail camp policies, procedures, and information about specific specialty camps.

CAMP QUESTIONS For camp related questions about our Dragon Day Camp or Specialty Camps, please contact: (317) 926-0425 ext. 103 or

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