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Explore Camps

Coed, Grade 1
This course is designed to help rising first graders review math concepts from Kindergarten and those covered in the early days of the first-grade year.  Students will work with a trained educator and participate in a number of games and activities to refamiliarize with old material and gain confidence in a small group.

Coed, Grade 1
This course helps rising first graders review and strengthen literacy topics that are key for the first-grade year.  Students will work with a trained teacher on a variety of word work, reading, and writing activities daily in order to build confidence for a successful first-grade year.

Coed, Grade 2 
This course helps rising second graders build a solid foundation in computational skills including addition and subtraction. Students will also be exposed to multi-step and word problems.

Coed, Grade 2 
Through a variety of fun activities, rising second graders develop key literacy skills. Topics include sentence structure, proofreading, creative writing, and daily reading activities.

Coed, Grades 3 - 4 
Rising third and fourth graders get a head start on the school year in this literacy course. Students work on their reading comprehension, fluency, and a variety of different writing activities, including proofreading and creative writing.

Coed, Grade 3 
Rising third graders get practice and review math facts and word problems. Students will work with measurement, money, fractions, and time.

Coed, Grade 4 
Rising fourth graders practice math facts up to 12, multiple-digit addition and subtraction with regrouping, counting money, making change, determining place value up to six digits, reading an analog clock, counting elapsed time, and interpreting and solving word problems.

Coed, Grades 5 - 6 
For rising fifth and sixth graders, this course refines reading comprehension and other literacy skills. In addition to using a variety of active reading techniques, students will work on strengthening inferencing skills and creative and expository writing.

Coed, Grades 5 - 6 
The course helps students identify their optimal learning style, students will participate in a number of projects to develop note-taking, time management, and test-taking strategies. 

Coed, Grade 5
For students starting their fifth-grade year, this course helps to master multiplication facts, place value, and long division with an emphasis on word problems.

Coed, Grade 6
Students who are two years away from beginning Algebra complete a pre-test to identify specific areas of need, subjects such as problem-solving strategies, fundamentals of the number system, part to whole meaning, and order of operations.

Coed, Grades 7 - 8 
This course uses a common work of literature to develop literacy skills. In addition to a focus on grammatical structure, students will also get exposure and review creative and expository writing.  

Coed, Grades 7 - 8 
This course helps students identify their optimal learning style, students will participate in a number of projects to develop note taking, time management, and test-taking strategies. 

Coed, Grade 7
In addition to completing a pre-test to identify specific areas of need, proper algebraic formatting, the order of operations, simplifying and evaluating variable expressions, and solving basic linear equations are covered.

Coed, Grade 8
In addition to completing a pre-test to identify specific areas of need, proper algebraic formatting, the order of operations, simplifying and evaluating variable expressions, and solving basic linear equations are covered.

The Aspire Program of Hathaway Brown School is a tuition-free academic enrichment and leadership program. Founded in 2002, Aspire targets motivated and high-achieving girls who are limited in opportunity because of low family income and lack of exposure to higher education. 

Co-ed, Grades K - 8

Supervised by adult staff and shepherds, this safe, less structured period of play is a great option for families who need childcare outside traditional camp hours.

Girls, Grades K - 5 

Campers experience fun, learning, and socialization through a variety of engaging core classes and activities. Adult faculty work hand-in-hand with high school and college-aged shepherds, who serve as camp companions and guides.

We are excited to announce that this year, our delicious lunches are included with registration. Additionally, we will be taking a field trip once a week to a fun location nearby!

Coed, Grades K-4

July 17-28

We invite you to join us for a week of creative, artistic, princess-themed fun! During this camp, your child will explore a mixture of creative art projects, daring and sparkly science experiments, and mindful, self-care activities. On the last day, campers are invited to dress up in princess attire for our final tea party! 

This course is taught by HB Faculty member Lindsay Rabaut

Grades 10 - 12

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

Open to HB students ONLY
The course allows students to study micro and macroeconomics through research, data analysis, and case studies. Participants are introduced to key economic concepts, which are generally framed around important social issues and international topics. 

Co-ed, Grades 9 - 12
Online Course 

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.


Students are introduced to the field of computer science through a hands-on exploration of topics. The course focuses on the conceptual ideas of computing and helps students understand why certain tools or languages are utilized to solve problems.

Coed, Grades K-4

July 17-28

In this two week nature camp, we will nurture your child's sense of wonder and curiosity by engaging in different activities that help them connect to nature. We encourage children to play, explore, investigate, use their imagination, and get messy! We will do arts and crafts, build forts, sing songs, dig in the dirt, explore bug homes, learn about animals in their natural habitat, and so much more. We will provide the tools and safe guidance for your child to explore all of their interests relating to nature!

This camp is led by Lindsay Rabaut, HB Primary School teacher.

Girls, Grades 10 - 12

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

Flex Fitness provides instruction and support in the pursuit of individual fitness and wellness goals. Students will review the proper and safe use of fitness room equipment and utilize technology in applying fitness and training goals. The goal is to provide students with the knowledge and tools to design workout plans which support lifelong fitness and wellness.

Girls, Grades 9

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

The course completes the Freshman Wellness requirement for Hathaway Brown students. 

Co-ed, Grades 4 - 6 

HBTI intermediate helps young people improve their performing arts skills through a challenging curriculum of drama, dance, and vocals. Students audition for fully-staged productions. Along with their growing arts skills, HBTI students gain confidence and socialization skills.

Co-ed, Grades 7 - college

All Performing Arts Students will take the basic theatre technique classes of acting, voice and ballet.  Also students will elect a program either; Acting, Musical Theatre or Dance and take additional classes in their focus. 

Co-ed, Grades 1 - 3

HBTI Prime sessions provide a creative and enriching experience in drama, music, dance, and fine arts. Students have the opportunity to explore performing arts with fun and age-appropriate activities.

Co-ed, Grades 3 - College

July 13-16 and July 20-23 

We are thrilled to announce our Summer 2023 HBTI Production will be SpongeBob SquarePants!

Every summer HBTI mounts a full scale musical.  All roles are cast through the audition process.  All cast members must take classes for at least one session over the course of the summer.  Participation in the production serves as a lab for the training program.  Do not register for the production until after auditions. 

Girls, Grades 10-11

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

The World in the 20th & 21st Centuries takes a global perspective in examining the events, ideas, and developments that have shaped our world since 1900. Students will explore how the major events of this time period continue to impact and shape our world today. As part of this course, students participate in a History–Music Collaboration to see how culture and politics interact and intersect through historical and present-day examples.  

Grades 10 - 12

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

The course allows students to study micro and macroeconomics through research, data analysis, and case studies. Participants are introduced to key economic concepts, which are generally framed around important social issues and international topics. Public, private, and international economic policies are emphasized. The course stresses the importance of civic, international, and business ethics and emphasizes the necessity of informed decision making.

Grades 10-12

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

In this course, students will be introduced to the study of the human mind, its functions and behavior. We will learn about the history of psychology, research methods, biological bases, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, cognition, motivation, development psychology, personality testing, abnormal behavior, and social psychology. The primary assessments for the course will be tests, quizzes and short projects.

Girls, Grades 11

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

The 11th grade summer Wellness class satisfies the required Wellness credit for Junior year. Students must attend each day and complete the assigned work in order to earn credit for the class.  

Coed, Grades K-4

June 12-23

Join us on an excursion into the world of nature! Each day, campers will venture outdoors to observe the natural world on our grounds, documenting what they discover using a variety of mediums (such as sketching, painting, and collaging their inspiring findings). Their work will be collected into a Nature Journal, a treasured keepsake they can expand upon and share with others. 

This course is taught by HB Faculty member Alexandra Hochee 

Co-ed, Grades 10 - 12

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

This course will cover all aspects of oil painting, offering a unique opportunity for students who wish to explore the medium. Through study of the history of oil painting and lessons on materials and technique, students will develop a body of work that demonstrates full immersion into the artistic process. The course would culminate in an exhibition of student work. Each student will also build a digital portfolio of their work in oil.

Girls, Grades 9

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

The course completes the first and second semester of the Freshman PE requirement.

Co-ed, Preschool - Grade 3

Come learn the fundamentals of soccer through play with our Varsity Head coach and varsity HB Blazers.

Co-ed, Grade 4-8

Join in the fun of playing soccer with our Varsity coaches and HB Blazers!

Coed, Grades K-4

June 12-23

Let's have some summer Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics fun! Each day, we will creatively experience the different disciplines of STEAM. Campers will explore, question, research, discover, and have a blast. This camp is available for campers with curious minds who don't mind getting a little messy in the name of science!

This course is taught by HB Faculty member Alexandra Hochee 

Co-ed, Grades 2 - 5

June 12-16

Take off and explore new worlds this summer during the Space Adventure Storyline camp! Be part of a team of brave adventurers exploring the galaxy for a new home. Build your spacecraft, gather supplies, and take off into the great unknown! Imagine, create, solve problems, and learn together during this exciting, hands-on experience.

This camp is led by Erin Roberts, HB Primary School teacher.

Co-ed, Grades 9 - 12

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.


Studio Art Survey is an introductory prerequisite course for all advanced Upper School Visual Arts classes. The class covers drawing and design principles in a variety of media in three segments. 

Co-ed, 1 - Grade 6
In Swoosh Camp, young athletes learn the fundamentals of various sports, improve their skills, participate in friendly competition, and have fun every day. Swoosh offers basketball, capture the flag, dodgeball, field hockey, kickball, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and much more! 

Girls, Grades 2 - 5

Learn the basics or refine your skills on HB's tennis courts!  

Co-ed, Infant- PreK

For currently enrolled HB students only.
Each week in the Tiny Trailblazers program, there is a theme based on a children’s book. Campers will enjoy engaging academic programming and fun nature-based outdoor play. 

Co-ed, Grades 9 

Summer Studies course descriptions available now; registration will open in early spring with scheduling.

For rising ninth graders from any school, this short course is designed to help students develop critical reading, writing, and general study skills. Students should expect to write during class each day and will receive extensive feedback on ways to improve their formal writing (argumentation, style, organization) as well as note-taking strategies and techniques to help improve reading comprehension.