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Summer Programs

Teel Camps

Find Your Summer Spark

Summer at Severn Teel Camps are designed for campers entering grades 5-12 who are ready to ignite their passions and soar to new heights. Led by enthusiastic (and super cool!) Severn School teachers, these immersive week-long experiences are sure to spark the innovator, creator, and fun-seeker within! From designing graphic novels and mastering chess to throwing clay on the pottery wheel, if you dig it, we’ve got a camp for it.

Teel Specialty Camps

Teel Specialty Camps are offered as full-day or half-day sessions (morning or afternoon). All camps run Monday through Friday. Please see camp descriptions for specific age ranges, times and cost.

A supervised lunch and break time will be provided for campers attending both morning and afternoon sessions.

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  • Week 1: Get Fired Up

    Dates: June 21-25, 2021 (all day 9:00am-3:00pm)
    Ages: rising 5th-8th
    Instructor: Mrs. Friedman
    Cost: $325
    Create unique pieces using the wheel and traditional clay building methods to create art in our fully equipped pottery studio. Campers will discover and improve techniques on the wheel while learning to center, throw, trim and glaze the medium of clay. We’ll form works by hand, select and apply glazes, learn firing techniques and refine your skills. Designed for all skill levels. Let's get messy in the studio!
  • Week 2: Survivor Teel Island

    Dates: June 28-July 2, 2021 (all day 9:00am-3:00pm)
    Ages: rising 6th-8th
    Instructors: Ms. Josey and Ms. Wesley
    Cost: $325
    Compete in physical, mental and teamwork challenges to show your allegiance to your "tribe." Food challenges, obstacle courses, survivor skills, scavenger hunts and team races are just some of the fun-filled competitions campers will enjoy during this fast-paced week of survival adventure!
  • Week 3: Amazing Graphic Novels!

    Dates: July 5-9, 2021 (all day 9:00am-3:00pm)
    Ages: rising 5th-8th
    Instructors: Ms. Ford and Ms. Carsley
    Cost: $325
    Writers and artists will read different types of graphic novels (manga, superheroes, adaptations, memoirs, etc.) and discuss writing and illustration styles. Students will then write, illustrate, and craft their own graphic novels. We will brainstorm fun characters, write their dialogues, and send them on an adventure! Budding authors and artists should come with an open mind and a desire to try out different art techniques to make their anime, animals, and super hero characters come alive.
  • Week 4: Through the Years

    Dates: July 12-16 (half day, afternoon 1:00-3:00)
    Ages: rising 5th-8th
    Instructor: Ms. Ford
    Cost: $125
    Dive into a new decade every day! We'll listen to popular music, read major news stories from the time period, check out the fads and fashion, and learn about all aspects of culture from the time. 
  • Week 5: Survivor Teel Island, High School Style

    Dates: July 19-23, 2021 (all day 9:00am-3:00pm)
    Ages: rising 9th
    Instructors: Ms. Josey and Ms. Wesley
    Cost: $325
    Compete in physical, mental and teamwork challenges to show your allegiance to your "tribe." Food challenges, obstacle courses, survivor skills, scavenger hunts and team races are just some of the fun-filled competitions campers will enjoy during this fast-paced week of survival adventure! A great way for incoming freshmen to meet some new classmates.
  • Week 6: Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation

    Dates: July 26-30, 2021 (afternoon 1:00pm-3:00pm)
    Ages: rising 5th-8th
    Instructor: Mrs. Mitchell
    Cost: $125
    In this session, we will learn all about mindfulness and how to work with our minds to be more present in our lives. Living a more mindful life leads to greater feelings of peace and happiness, increased focus and concentration, and better emotional regulation. Campers will practice mindful walking, meditation, and learn how to create a regular mindfulness practice in their lives.
 

Middle School Jumpstart Academic Camps

Ready to get a jump on learning and fun? Check out our Jumpstart Academic Camps for Middle School! Discover the world of learning at Severn School with hands-on experiences in a wide variety of academic areas. These are half-day sessions (morning or afternoon). Please see camp descriptions for specific age ranges, times and cost.

A supervised lunch and break time will be provided for campers who attend both morning and afternoon sessions.

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  • Week 4: Short Story Book Club

    Dates: July 12-16 (morning 9:00-12:00)
    Ages: rising 5th-8th
    Instructor: Ms. Ford
    Cost: $200
    In our short story book club, we'll read short stories from a variety of authors and think about what makes a story compelling. Is it the characters? The plot? Creative conversation? Students will then use their skills to write their own short stories, workshop with their peers, and wrap up the week with their own collection of stories.
  • Week 6: Get a Jumpstart on 6th Grade Math!

    Dates: July 26-30, 2021 (morning 9:00am-12:00pm)
    Ages: rising 6th
    Instructor: Ms. Shaener
    Cost: $200
    6th-grade campers will review and preview key concepts in the sixth-grade math curriculum through fun hands-on games and activities.

Lower School

Preschool-Grade 5
Chesapeake Campus
1185 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Arnold, MD 21012
410-647-7700

Middle/Upper School

Grade 6-12
Teel Campus
Severna Park, MD 21146
410-647-7700