Programs

Caring staff. Creative activities. Unique experiences. FUN!

Our programs are listed by the grade your child is entering in the fall of 2019.

PreK, K, and Grade 1

  • Headquartered in our air-conditioned, Lower School facility with full use of our playground and campus.
  • Our Morning-only campers eat lunch with us. 
  • All campers must be potty-trained. 
    • Drop off -  8:30-9:00 am (all campers)
    • Mornings only campers - 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
      • 2019 Cost: $275 (all weeks but week 3); Week 3: $165
    • Full day - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
      • 2019 Cost: $410 (all weeks but week 3); Week 3: $246
    • Pre-care, aftercare and lunch available.

MINI GATORS (PRE-K)

  • This full-day or morning-only program is perfect for campers who will be entering Pre-kindergarten in September 2019. These little campers will enjoy fun-filled, hands-on activities in a small, nurturing environment. 
  • Each week brings a new theme to explore through arts and crafts, science, games, songs, storytelling, and much more. 
  • Special music, science, and physical education classes too!
  • Three days a week, campers will have water play outdoors with sprinklers and water toys, and will spend time daily on our large playground. 
  • A small snack will be served in the morning. 
  • In the afternoon, there will be a short rest period before our full-day Mini Gators resume fun activities. 

MIGHTY GATOR 5's and Mighty Gator 6's (KINDERGARTEN & GRADE 1)

  • This full-day or morning-only program is designed for campers who will be entering Kindergarten or Grade 1 in September 2019. 
  • This program is filled with wild and wacky activities, super stories and science, great sports, games, songs, and amazing arts and crafts. 
  • With a new theme each week, these Mighty Gators will have hands-on experiences which will engage their intellectual and creative minds. They will explore new topics each week through different mediums - art, science, games, books, sports, songs, computers, and play acting.  
  • Special music, science, and physical education classes too!
  • The Mighty Gators will enjoy one day a week at our beautiful, competition-­sized swimming pool for a highly-­supervised, recreational swim period. Swim safety vests will be worn by all Mighty Gators. Mighty Gators will also have two other water play days in addition to the pool time. 

Grades 2-3

We are so excited to welcome campers who will be entering Grades 2-3 for a full day, full week of fun! 

On-Campus Classes

Campers entering Grades 2-3 get to choose their Gator Grab Bag classes and design their own camp day based on their specific interests. Choose single or double period classes from the tech world, fine and performing arts, science classes, sports and swimming, full-day cooking, etc. Campers can combine a variety of these options to make an action packed summer adventure. Be sure to check out the new Build your Schedule filter tool or download the printable grid to see all the amazing classes.

Important things to know:

  • There are 4 periods in a camp day. Create your Gator Grab Bag weekly schedule by choosing single or double periods to create a full day, or do a full day with Gators Sing Off-Broadway or cooking with Tiny Chefs.
  • Campers may not take the same class twice in a single session.
  • Some classes (Arts & Mad Scientists) have different themes each week so that you can choose what interests you.
  • Some activities (3D Printing/Modeling and Sports Academy) are double periods and last all morning or all afternoon.
  • We recommend taking a wide variety of classes.
  • Please note: The Stone Ridge pool has a shallow end of 4 feet. Campers must demonstrate proficiency to our Aquatics staff or a Stone Ridge swim safety vest will be required.
     

Grades 4-8

Campers entering Grades 4-8 can choose between full day On-Campus Classes or full day Off-Campus Programs. Combine a variety of these options to make an action packed summer adventure!

On campus

Campers entering Grades 4-8 get to choose their Gator Grab Bag classes and design their own camp day based on their specific interests. Choose single or double period Gator Grab Bag classes from the tech world, fine and performing arts, science classes, sports and swimming, or do a full-day of musical theater or cooking. Be sure to check out the new Build your Schedule filter tool or download the printable grid to see all the amazing classes.

Important things to know:

  • There are 4 periods in a camp day. Create your Gator Grab Bag weekly schedule by choosing single or double periods to create a full day, or do a full day with Gators Sing Off-Broadway or cooking with Tiny Chefs.
  • Campers may not take the same class twice in a single session.
  • Some classes (Arts & Mad Scientists) have different themes each week so that you can choose what interests you.
  • Some activities (Babysitting, The Money Experience, Sports Academy and more) are double periods and last all morning or all afternoon.
  • We recommend taking a wide variety of classes.
  • Please note: The Stone Ridge pool has a shallow end of 4 feet. Campers must demonstrate proficiency to our Aquatics staff or a Stone Ridge swim safety vest will be required. 
     

Off-Campus

For the camper who is ready to venture off our campus, we offer a variety of one-week camps that let our campers explore the DC area, try new adventures, or serve the community.

Week 1 (June 17-21) Week 2 (June 24-28) Week 3 (July 1-3) Week 4 (July 8-12) Week 5 (July 15-19) Week 6 (July 22-28)
Jr Adventure Camp
(Grades 4-7)
Jr Adventure Camp
(Grades 4-7)
  Jr Adventure Camp
(Grades 4-7)
Jr Adventure Camp
(Grades 4-7)
Jr Adventure Camp
(Grades 4-7)
Community Service
(Grades 8-12)
Community Service
(Grades 8-12)
  Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)
Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)
Extreme Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)


JUNIOR ADVENTURE CAMP (GRADES 4-7)

Our one-week, full-day Junior Adventure Camp programs sell out every year! Designed for active, adventurous kids who are ready for a physical challenge off-campus, the Activities vary by week and may include: ropes courses, bumper boats, zip lines, water parks, kayaking/canoeing, indoor adventure parks, white water rafting and zorbing in OGO balls down the slopes at Ski Roundtop. Campers must bring a bag lunch daily. Note: All activities require a signed waiver from the outside companies. View the weekly itinerary.

June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26
9:00 am -3:00 pm (certain days could have early departure/later returns)
$505

ADVENTURE CAMP (GRADES 7-12)

Are you an active, adventurous person who wants a fun daily challenge? Test your limits and increase your self-confidence as you join our intrepid adventure team. Be challenged on the high ropes courses, zip lines, and river rafts before exploring Six Flags, Urban Air Adventures and best of all, Guppy Gulch High Adventure. (A note about Guppy Gulch: Your kids will think they are in Florida with Gulf Coast blue water, real palm trees, with warm tropical breezes and water temperatures in the upper 70s. The quarry lake is 13 acres full of big water inflatables for climbing, bouncing, and splashing — waterslides, zip line, sun decks, boulder jumping and climbing walls.) View the weekly itinerary.

Campers should have a sense of adventure and be able to physically participate in these extreme sports. Campers must bring a bag lunch daily. Note: All activities require a signed waiver from the outside companies.

One-week, full-day program
July 8-12 or July 15-19
9:00 am -3:00 pm (certain days could have early departure/later returns)
$515

EXTREME ADVENTURE CAMP (GRADES 7-12)

Only one week offered all summer--grab a spot before it's going, going, gone! This outrageously exciting & physically challenging Extreme Adventure Camp is not for the faint of heart! Join us as we test ourselves with high ropes courses, outdoor rock climbing & paintball before exploring Six Flags, Urban Air Adventures and best of all, Guppy Gulch High Adventure. (A note about Guppy Gulch: Your kids will think they are in Florida with Gulf Coast blue water, real palm trees, with warm tropical breezes and water temperatures in the upper 70s. The quarry lake is 13 acres full of big water inflatables for climbing, bouncing, and splashing — waterslides, zip line, sun decks, boulder jumping and climbing walls.) View the weekly itinerary.

Campers must have a sense of adventure and be able to physically participate in these extreme sports. Campers must bring a bag lunch daily. Note: All activities require a signed waiver from the outside companies.

One-week, full-day program
July 22-26
9:00 am -3:00 pm (certain days could have early departure/later returns)
$515

COMMUNITY SERVICE CAMP (GRADES 8-12)

Enjoy a week-long adventure serving your community. Activities will fulfill most community service requirements for graduation and confirmation. Areas in which campers may serve their community: environment, homeless, elderly, childcare, and special needs. Campers earn 30 hours of service for the one-week program. Note: Campers must show proof of a recent TB test to participate and must bring a non-perishable bag lunch. Most activities require a signed waiver from the outside companies.

June 17-21 and June 24-28 only. Limited spots available. 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm (certain days could have early departure/later returns)
$410

Grades 9-12

  • Registration opens March 1, 2019 for Summer Studies classes
  • Stone Ridge's Summer Studies program offers full credit, half-credit and enrichment classes for rising 9-12th graders.
  • High school students can join us off-campus for a week of Adventure Camp or Community Service Camp.
  • I Drive Smart will be on campus offering driving school.

Off-campus

For the camper who is ready to venture off our campus, we offer a variety of one-week camps that let our campers explore the DC area, try new adventures, or serve the community. 

Week 1 (June 17-21) Week 2 (June 24-28) Week 3 (July 1-3) Week 4 (July 8-12) Week 5 (July 15-19) Week 6 (July 22-28)
Community Service
(Grades 8-12)
Community Service
(Grades 8-12)
  Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)
Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)
Extreme Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)


ADVENTURE CAMP (GRADES 7-12)

Are you an active, adventurous person who wants a fun daily challenge? Test your limits and increase your self-confidence as you join our intrepid adventure team. Be challenged on the high ropes courses, zip lines, and river rafts before exploring Six Flags, Urban Air Adventures and best of all, Guppy Gulch High Adventure. (A note about Guppy Gulch: Your kids will think they are in Florida with Gulf Coast blue water, real palm trees, with warm tropical breezes and water temperatures in the upper 70s. The quarry lake is 13 acres full of big water inflatables for climbing, bouncing, and splashing — waterslides, zip line, sun decks, boulder jumping and climbing walls.) View the weekly itinerary.

Campers must have a sense of adventure and be able to physically participate in these extreme sports. Campers must bring a bag lunch daily. Note: All activities require a signed waiver from the outside companies with which we contract in order to participate.

One-week, full-day program
July 8-12 or July 15-19
9:00 am -3:00 pm (certain days could have early departure/later returns)
$515

EXTREME ADVENTURE CAMP (GRADES 7-12)

Only one week offered all summer--grab a spot before it's going, going, gone! This outrageously exciting & physically challenging Extreme Adventure Camp is not for the faint of heart! Join us as we test ourselves with high ropes courses, outdoor rock climbing & paintball before exploring Six Flags, Urban Air Adventures and best of all, Guppy Gulch High Adventure. (A note about Guppy Gulch: Your kids will think they are in Florida with Gulf Coast blue water, real palm trees, with warm tropical breezes and water temperatures in the upper 70s. The quarry lake is 13 acres full of big water inflatables for climbing, bouncing, and splashing — waterslides, zip line, sun decks, boulder jumping and climbing walls). View the weekly itinerary.

Campers must have a sense of adventure and be able to physically participate in these extreme sports. Campers must bring a bag lunch daily. Note: All activities require a signed waiver from the outside companies with which we contract in order to participate.

One-week, full-day program
July 22-26
9:00 am -3:00 pm (certain days could have early departure/later returns)
$515

COMMUNITY SERVICE CAMP (GRADES 8-12)

Enjoy a week-long adventure serving your community. Activities will fulfill most community service requirements for graduation and confirmation. Areas in which campers may serve their community this week by working with the following: environment, homeless, elderly, childcare, and special needs. Campers earn 30 hours of service for the one-week program. NOTE: Campers must show proof of a negative TB test to participate and parents will be required to sign waivers in order for their child to visit some of the sites. Campers must bring a non-perishable bag lunch daily.

June 17-21 or June 24-28
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$410

High School Summer Studies

Registration opens March 1, 2019. All 2019 Stone Ridge academic summer class offerings and their descriptions will be posted on this page by Feb 15, 2019.  Classes will include: full credit (Chemistry, US History), half-credit (Environmental Field Studies, US Foreign Policy) and Enrichment (Algebra I Review, Reading & Writing workshop for rising 9th graders, Writing Workshop for 10-12th graders, and The Money Experience for grades 9-12). Classes are subject to change each year. Students interested in taking classes that are for credit must submit a letter of recommendation from the Academic Dean at their school before enrolling. 

  • All families will need to create an account and register on the camp site on March 1, 2019.
  • Classes are filled on a first come-first served basis.
  • To register for these classes, you will register as a camper.
  • Each class will require a $100 non-refundable deposit.
  • Teachers will notify student in late spring as to the book and supply needs.

I Drive Smart

Stone Ridge Summer CampUs will be hosting 2 sessions of Driver's Education with I Drive Smart on our campus. Registration is done directly through I Drive Smart.  Choose the school as "Stone Ridge" and pick a week.

June 17 - 28, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

July 8 - 19, 2019
9:00 am - 12:15 pm