Programs

From Pre-K through high school age, our caring staff will engage in creative activities and create unique experiences for campers of all ages.

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 prior to dismissal. 
  • All campers must be potty-trained. 
    • Drop off -  8:30 am - 9:00 am (all campers)
    • Mornings only - 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, and songs, and amazing arts and crafts. 
  • With a new theme each week, these five and six-year-olds 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 in Grades 2-3 in September of 2019! 

On-Campus Classes

Campers in 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 & performing arts, science classes, sports & swimming, full-day cooking, etc. to fill your summer with fun. Campers can combine a variety of these options to make an action packed adventure this summer. Be sure to check out our on-campus grid to see when certain classes are offered.

Important things to know:

  • Create your Gator Grab Bag schedule by choosing single or double periods to create a full day, or do a full day of 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, Advanced Drama, Inspirational Math 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.
     

Grades 4-8

We are so excited to welcome campers who will be in Grades 4-8 in September of 2019! 

Campers in Grades 4-8 can choose between On-Campus Classes or Off-Campus Classes. Campers can combine a variety of these options to make an action packed summer adventure!

On campus

On-Campus Classes

Campers in 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 classes from the tech world, fine & performing arts, science classes, sports & swimming, full-day cooking, etc. to fill your summer with fun. Campers can combine a variety of these options to make an action packed adventure this summer. Be sure to check out our on-campus grid to see when certain classes are offered.

Important things to know:

  • Create your Gator Grab Bag schedule by choosing single or double periods to create a full day, or do a full day of 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, Advanced Drama, Inspirational Math 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 (Jun 17-21) WEEK 2 (Jun 24-28) WEEK 3 (Jul 1-3) WEEK 4 (Jul 8-12) WEEK 5 (Jul 15-19) WEEK 6 (Jul 22-26)

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)

Tentative--Community Service
(Grades 8-12)

Tentative--Community Service
(Grades 8-12)

 

Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)

Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)

 Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)

 

JUNIOR ADVENTURE CAMP (GRADES 4-7)

Our one week Junior Adventure Camp programs are designed for active, adventurous kids who are ready for a physical challenge off-campus. Activities for each week may include: zorbing, hiking, laser tag, tubing, ropes course, bumper boats, zipline, and white water rafting. Campers must bring a bag lunch daily. Note: Most activities require a signed waiver from the outside companies with which we contract in order to participate.

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

Off-Campus Itineraries

 

ADVENTURE CAMP (GRADES 7-12)

Are you an active, adventurous person who wants a fun challenge? Test your limits and increase your self-confidence as you join our intrepid adventure team and experience some of the following: a ropes course, trapeze, kayaking, zorbing, bumper boats, and ziplines. 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: Most activities require a signed waiver from the outside companies with which we contract in order to participate.

One week program
July 8-12, July 15-19, or July 22-26
9:00 am -3:00 pm (certain days could have early departure/later returns)
$515

Off-Campus Itineraries

 


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 with which we contract in order to participate.

DATES ARE TBA 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm (certain days could have early departure/later returns)
$410

Grades 9-12

Are you looking for an opportunity for your high school student this summer? In the academic world, Stone Ridge's Summer Studies program offers full credit, half-credit and enrichment classes for rising 9-12th graders. Up for an adventure? Through the camp, high school students can join us off-campus for a week of Adventure Camp or Community Service Camp. Time to learn to drive? 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 WEEK 4
(July 8-12)
WEEK 5
(July 15-19)
WEEK 6
(July 22-26)

Community Service
(Grades 8-12)

Community Service
(Grades 8-12)

 

Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)

Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)

Adventure Camp
(Grades 7-12)

 

ADVENTURE CAMP (GRADES 7-12)

Are you an active, adventurous person who wants a fun challenge? Test your limits and increase your self-confidence as you join our intrepid adventure team and experience some of the following: a ropes course, trapeze, kayaking, zorbing, bumper boats, and ziplines. Campers must have a sense of adventure and be able to physically participate in these extreme sports. NOTE: 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. 

July 8-12, July 15-19 or July 22-26
9:00 am -3:00 pm (except one special day each week will have an early departure/late arrival)
$515

Off-Campus Itineraries

 

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

 

All 2019 Stone Ridge academic summer class offerings will be posted on this page by March 15, 2019 . Registration will begin at that time. In the past, classes have been offered for 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). 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.
  • 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