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$375 for 2-Week CONGRESSIONAL SUMMER CAMP at Holy Spirit School - ANNANDALE, VA ($750 Value - 50% Off!)

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$375 for 2-Week CONGRESSIONAL SUMMER CAMP at Holy Spirit School - ANNANDALE, VA ($750 Value - 50% Off!)

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Congressional Camp at Holy Spirit
5121 Woodland Way
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 533-0931

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“Summertime, summertime... sum..sum..summertime!”

Many a catchy tune has been inspired by the season of sun and fun. This summer inspire song and so much more at Congressional Camp at the Holy Spirit School campus in Annandale, Virginia!

Every summer since 1940, campers of all ages have flocked to "Congo Camp".  Back by popular demand this year is Congressional Camp's Summer Academic Day Camp for rising 1st through 6th graders on the grounds of the beautiful, 12-acre campus of Holy Spirt School.

This summer, a jam-packed six weeks of learning and fun awaits! Congressional Camp's Summer Academic Day Camp will offer campers the opportunity to delve deeper into areas of interest, work through any academic challenges and enrich their learning with hands-on experience in a variety of disciplines.

In the mornings, campers will choose from some awe-inspiring academic offerings such as: Lego RoboticsMusic & Movement, Math LabPhotography & Digital ArtEngineering is ElementaryWriting & Publishing, Intro to Technology, and Geology & Gems. Afternoons are filled with speciality camps emphasizing arts, athletics, science, math and technology.

With new worlds to explore, friendships to be formed and the hallmark of "Congo Camp" - endless summer memories - your Happy Campers will be singing your praises for sending them to Congressional Camp in summer 2013.

Congressional Camp Summer Academic Camp - Morning Offerings: 
  • Campers attend one of the following morning offerings for the entirety of the 2-week camp session.
  • HURRY!! A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF SPACES ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS SPECIAL RATE !! 

SESSION 3/4 - June 24th - July 3rd 

Ready, Set, Read! - Rising 1st 2nd Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
In this language arts lab, emergent readers work on a range of skills including letter-sound recognition, usingpictures to predict, and directional movement of text. Of course, they’ll be having so much fun with literature-related cooking, arts and crafts and dramatic play that they probably won’t even realize they’re learning how to read!
 
Numbers and Cents - Rising 1st – 3rd Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Math lovers and learners will focus on number sense, algebraic reasoning, and computation as they explore areas of positive and negative numbers, fractions, decimals, and money. Logic problems and puzzles will help campers apply their understanding with mathematical reasoning.
 
Engineering is Elementary - Rising 1st – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
If you love to build, draw, and design, Engineering is Elementary is your camp! This half-day camp will share the world of engineering – giving campers hands on experiences that put their math and science knowledge to work. Engineers will have the chance to build with advanced Erector sets, experiment with building techniques, and work on other exciting projects.
 
Lego Mindstorm Robotics - Rising 2nd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
What is better than building Legos or playing on the computer? Building Legos AND playing on the computer! This is an introductory course to Lego Robotics. Campers will work in pairs with the software and Legos to make their robots move and perform tasks! If only you could program it to make your bed…

Advanced Creative Writing - Rising 3rd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Budding novelist or poet? This camp is for you! Students will spend their morning working on the craft of creative writing. Activities will focus on extending ideas to print, elaboration, poetry, and persuasive commercial writing.
 
Intro to Technology - Rising 3rd – 6th Graders
A techie at heart? Your child can learn how to use the computer beyond just gaming! Campers will try out software like Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel, and creative arts and design programs that will make projects and classwork be a breeze in the next year!
 
Congo Drama - Rising 3rd – 6th Graders
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” Join us this summer as we learn exactly what it takes to make it in the world of the performing arts. Campers will study the history of theater dating back to the Ancient Greeks, build sets and props, learn lighting and sound design, and write and perform their own skits and plays.
 
Math Lab - Rising 4th – 6th Graders
For students who enjoy math or simply seek greater confidence, this course offers age appropriate instruction under the guidance of an experienced teacher with the support of assistants to provide individualized attention. Math Lab extends math knowledge in all strands –number sense, computation, measurement, probability, geometry, and graphing.
 
SESSION 5 - July 8th - July 19th
 
Time Travelers – Ancient History - Rising 1st – 3rd Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Are you ready for this journey through time? This exciting program will take campers through history as we dive into Ancient Rome, Greece, China, and Mali. Create a mosaic masterpiece, design a Roman diorama, and explore ancient cultures through myths and legends. Write in hieroglyphics, build model pyramids, make papyrus, cast sundried bricks and more as you learn about each of these unique historical places.
 
Writing and Publishing - Rising 1st – 3rd Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Young writers and publishers focus on journalistic writing, fiction, desktop publishing programs, digital photography, and book building. The focus will be on the writing process – from prewriting to publishing and will give authors time to illustrate their favorite pieces of work.
 
Lego We Do Robotics - Rising 1st – 4th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Working in pairs, students will be able to build Lego models featuring working motors and sensors; program their models; and explore a series of cross-curricular, theme based activities. Meanwhile, they will develop their skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, as well as language and literacy.
 
A Day in the Life of a Scientist - Rising 2nd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Interested in science – but not sure which kind? Try out a day in the life of each! This camp will have a different focus each few days. Budding scientists will try out astronomy, chemistry, botany, biology, ecology, engineering, physics and more! Each day will offer new, hands-on trials with ever-changing variables, so begin hypothesizing.
 
The French Experience - Rising 2nd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
For two weeks, enter France through language, culture, food, and music. Our experienced French teacher designs high-engagement immersion activities for all levels of language learners from novices to those who have already studied for several years. With both direct instruction and hands-on application, beginners can establish a firm foundation and more experienced students can achieve a level of fluency that might otherwise take months in a conventional classroom.
 
Math Lab - Rising 3rd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
For students who enjoy math or simply seek greater confidence, this course offers age appropriate instruction under the guidance of an experienced teacher with the support of assistants to provide individualized attention. Math Lab extends math knowledge in all strands –number sense, computation, measurement, probability, geometry, and graphing.

Geology and Gems- Rising 3rd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
This hands-on science program will explore fundamental concepts of Earth Science. Students will learn the principal categories of rock classification: sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic. We will also participate in a simulated fossil dig, model volcanoes, geocaching and other interactive projects.

Intro to Shakespeare - Rising 4th – 6th Graders

During this two-week intensive study of Shakespeare, older campers investigate the artistry and process of classic theatre in performance. Students analyze and interpret Shakespeare’s text, learn the tools to create characters utilizing their bodies, voices and imaginations, and explore the art of stage combat. A typical day of camp will include reading, acting, theatre games, film, history, and even prop design!

SESSION 6 - July 22nd - August 2nd

Geometry in All Dimensions - Rising 1st – 4th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!

Polygons, Pythagoras, and perpendicular lines – students who love shapes, tessellating objects, and patterns will love this two week camp focused on math through geometry. Students will also discuss number, measurement, and logical reasoning but with an emphasis on shapes and construction.

Music and Movement - Rising 1st – 4th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Young musicians will have the chance to put melodies into action! This camp will incorporate favorite songs, basic instruments, finger plays, musical games, dance, and props as campers sing and dance through the afternoon! Campers are encouraged to bring any personal instruments and the instructor will allow for time to include them into the group activity and some individual practice time during the two weeks.
 
Science in Space - Rising 1st – 4th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Get ready for a journey that’s out of this world! Students will embark on a mission outside our atmosphere to the outer reaches of the solar system. Topics covered will include stars constellations, moons, planets, comets and more.
 
Story World - Rising 1st – 4th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Explore wonderful age appropriate literature under the guidance of seasoned primary teachers. Digital storytelling, dramatizations, readers’ theater and much more can help strong readers forge ahead of grade level and allow less confident students the safety and support needed to bolster skills and achievement.

Exploring Latin America - Rising 1st – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
¿Habla Español? If not, try this Spanish camp that will focus on common vocabulary, phrases, songs, and geography.  Why the campers explore regional cooking, crafts, and culture, they will reinforce language acquisition in contact with engaging hands on activities.
 
Math Lab - Rising 1st – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
For students who enjoy math or simply seek greater confidence, this course offers age appropriate instruction under the guidance of an experienced teacher with the support of assistants to provide individualized attention. Math Lab extends math knowledge in all strands –number sense, computation, measurement, probability, geometry, and graphing.
 
Lego Mindstorm Robotics - Rising 2nd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
What is better than building Legos or playing on the computer? Building Legos AND playing on the computer! This is an introductory course to Lego Robotics. Campers will work in pairs with the software and Legos to make their robots move and perform tasks! If only you could program it to make your bed…
 
Reader's Theater - Rising 2nd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Known as “theater of the imagination”, Readers’ Theater involves children understanding story worlds, reading plays and scripts, performing classic and unique stories, and bringing enjoyment to themselves and their audiences. It is a simple, effective, and risk-free way to get children to enjoy reading. A performance with student-made props will be scheduled the last week of this session.
 
Mock Trial - Rising 3rd – 6th Graders
This interactive class invites students to take on numerous roles during teacher-led mock trials. Students will have the opportunity to participate as attorneys, witnesses and jurors as they learn about our court system. This new session will also include visits from local legal professionals who will share their expertise with our class.
 
Photography and Digital Art - Rising 3rd – 6th Graders - SOLD OUT !!!
Campers will use their imagination, a digital camera, and photo-editing software to explore art electronically. We will start with basic editing, color manipulations, and working with layers. We will combine several techniques, add in filter effects, and composition to create digital montages.

Information & Restrictions

HURRY!! LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE IN EACH CAMP SESSION !!

NOT valid at the main Falls Church campus location.

LocationCongressional Camp - Located on the grounds of Holy Spirit Campus - 5121 Woodland Way, Annandale, VA 22003

Summer Camp Hours: 9am - 3pm daily. 
Purchase of this Voucher entitles one child to one two-week camp session of Congressional Camp Summer Academic Camp . 
  • Upon checkout, please select your desired 1) camp session and 2) morning class offering (see detailed list above). 
  • Due to the very limited number of camp spaces available at this special rate, camp sessions cannot be refunded and morning offerings cannot be changed after purchase.
  • Multiple Vouchers may be purchased for multiple weeks of camp for the same child - or for multiple children.
  • If you would like to purchase 2 or more different camp sessions, you will need to do so in multiple transactions.

Congressional Camp is an independent, non-denominational day camp.

Questions?  Need more Information? Feel free to call (703) 533-0931. Please mention that you are calling about the CertifiKid Summer Camp Offer.
 
This very special camp deal is non-refundable and no changes may be made after purchase.
 
To Register

By February 15th, you will receive an email from CertifiKid with registration information.

This offer is only available for purchase through CertifiKid (www.certifikid.com). If you experience any issues or difficulties with registering or purchasing, please email info@certifikid.com and we will get back to you shortly.