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Explore Camps

Girls, Grades 1-4

Come and join us for a two-week camp filled with Science Technology Engineering Art and Mathematics! Through these frameworks, we will explore exciting themes such as Animal Habitats, Kitchen Chemistry, Wild Weather, Outer Space, City Planning, and more! We will explore hands-on lessons within these topics, and will have fun experimenting, making predictions, creating scale models, and much more.

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, 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, 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.

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 normal 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.

Co-Ed, Grades K - 6
Offered by Progress with Chess Camp

All levels are welcome. Knowledgeable professional chess instructors provide a fun and supportive environment for children. Beginning students will master the rules and moves of the pieces. More experienced players will learn strategy, tactics, and checkmate patterns. 

Coed, Grades 5 - 8

With everything going on in the world, there has never been a more important time to talk through current events. Club members will explore a number of current events and gain the tools needed to understand and analyze the news.  

 

Co-ed, Grades 10 - 12
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.

Co-ed, Grades 9 - 12

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.

Girls, Grades 10 - 12

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.

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

Students registered for any of the three HBTI sessions can audition to participate in award-winning musicals. These productions complement daytime training. Campers train with some of the best instructors in town and apply what they learn in full-scale productions presented at Hathaway Brown School.

Girls, Grades 10-12

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.  

Girls, Grades 6-8

Join us for two weeks of designing, creating, and hands-on making!  Campers will spend time in Hathaway Brown's Digital Fabrication Space, known as the IDEA Lab, where they will learn the basics of design, engineering problem solving, and making.  We will complete a variety of projects using hand and power tools, Epilog Lasers, Vinyl Cutters, 3D Printers and our Direct to Garment Printer.  Get ready to tap into your creativity and your power as a designer and maker!  

Co-ed, Grades 4 - 6 

HBTI 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 4 - 6 

HBTI 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 4 - 6 

HBTI 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.

Girls, Grades 11

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

Girls, Grades 5 - 8

Every day is an adventure at Leading for Life camp. Campers challenge themselves with activities such as climbing, kayaking, zip lining, paddle boarding, rowing, biking, service projects, and written self-exploration. The activities and adventures challenge and inspire girls to look at themselves and the world in new and exciting ways.

Co-ed, Grades 5-8

Join Hathaway Brown Middle School History Teacher Mr. Berg and fellow middle-school friends via Zoom and a book from the comfort of your own home. 

Girls, Grades 4 - 5
This unique summer opportunity was designed by world-renowned professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University Dr. Jo Boaler. This camp explores math in a creative, open, visual way. It also combines a mindset message with high-level math exploration. Campers are encouraged to think creatively, deeply, and collaboratively as they tackle rich mathematical tasks. 

Co-ed, Grades 3 - 8

Join HB’s orchestra director and the HB instrumental team for this engaging camp experience. Each day includes orchestra rehearsals, sectionals, movement classes, and afternoon activities.

Girls, Grades 9
The course completes the first semester of the Freshman PE requirement. The Adventure Learning & Lifetime Games curriculum involves students in recreational activities that encourage healthy lifestyles. Climbing/Belaying, racquet sports, ultimate games, and backyard games are included.

Girls, Grades 9


This course fulfills the second semester of the Freshman PE requirement through completion of the fitness portion of the curriculum, which develops skills and knowledge necessary to manage a personalized fitness program. 

Co-ed, Grades 7 - 12

HBTI helps young people improve their performing arts skills through a challenging curriculum of drama, dance, and vocals.  Along with their growing arts skills, HBTI students gain confidence and socialization skills.

Co-ed, Grades 7 - 12

HBTI helps young people improve their performing arts skills through a challenging curriculum of drama, dance, and vocals.  Along with their growing arts skills, HBTI students gain confidence and socialization skills.

Co-ed, Grades 7 - 12

HBTI helps young people improve their performing arts skills through a challenging curriculum of drama, dance, and vocals.  Along with their growing arts skills, HBTI students gain confidence and socialization skills.

Co-ed, Grades 6 - 8

This camp introduces students to the world of speech and debate competitions. Campers work on a variety of public speaking and debate activities designed to help build skills and prepare for competition during the school year.  In a fun and supportive environment, students enjoy implementing their new skills through a variety of projects and activities throughout the week.

Co-ed, Grades 2 - 4

Are you a brave seeker of adventure? Do you love to create, plan, and work to solve problems? Then join the Castle Caper Storyline Camp this summer! Join a robber clan, build your castle, and explore the mysterious forest! When lightning strikes, which side will you be on? Sign up for this exciting Storyline adventure. 

Co-ed, Grades 9 - 12
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, K - 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! 

Co-ed, Infant- Age 4
Each week in the Tiny Trailblazers program, there is a theme based on a children’s book. Led by Early Childhood teachers, campers will enjoy engaging academic programming and fun nature-based outdoor play. 

Co-ed, Grades 10 - 12

The course emphasizes the importance of diverse cultures, beliefs, and values that shaped the United States. Particular eras in American history, such as the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, the Progressive era, and the Depression-era, and specific themes such as civil rights, demographic change, cultural diversity, war and diplomacy, and globalization are important to the course. 

Co-ed, Grades 9 

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.