Rocky Bayou Christian School has a summer program to fit the needs of  students of every age.  Whether you are looking for a fun way to spend your summer in our Summer Day Camp or want to sharpen your Science or Fine Arts skills in one of our specialty camps, RBCS has a program that will make your summer fun and educational and help you grow in your journey with God. The current camp offerings for the 2017 summer are listed below.  You may pay your camp fees online via credit/debit card by visiting our shop  and selecting your desired camp, or in person with a check or cash at our Summer Programs Office.

For Summer Day Camp and KinderKnights, please check the availability of your desired dates before you register.  To check availability, visit our shop. If your desired date is not listed under the payment options, the camp is possibly full and not available.  Camp dates will be removed from the payment options the Friday before the start date.  At that point you will need to contact the Summer Programs Office to check availability. If you have any questions, please email us at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call us between the hours of 7AM-5PM at 850-279-3700.

 

Summer Programs Cancellation and Refund policy

  • In order to receive a refund of program fees paid (minus $10 processing fee), Summer Day Camp/ Kinder Knight registrations must be cancelled 72 hours before the scheduled start date. Within 72 hours of the start date, paid program fees are nonrefundable.
  • Specialty camp payments are refundable (minus $10 processing fee) up to 1 week before camp start date. Within 1 week of the start date, specialty camps fees are nonrefundable (Ex. camp starts on a Monday, you must cancel by close of business the Monday prior).
  • All refunds will be issued via original means of payment. Cash payments will be refunded via check.

2017 Day Programs

Summer Day Camp

A faith based day camp of recreational, developmental, and educational activities with two campuses: Niceville and Destin. Our caring staff will provide a high-quality, Christ-centered camp that includes daily Bible lessons, and weekly trips to The Track, Bowling, Goofy Golf, Roller Skating, and Field Trips/Activities.  We also offer swim lessons with certified instructors and recreational swimming supervised by certified lifeguards.
Ages Dates Times
5 - 13 June 5 - July 28 7 AM - 5 PM
Bring:  Each child should bring a towel, swimsuit, SPF-15 (or better) sunscreen, and tennis shoes in a carry-all bag. Please mark ALL possessions/clothing with your child’s name or initials.Lunch:  Each child attending a full day camp should bring a sack lunch and drink daily. Soda, juice, and snacks may be available for purchase. Costs: Camp payments are due weekly, by Monday, one week prior to the camp start date. If program fees are not paid one week prior to camp start date, a $10 late fee will be assessed.
Full Summer - 8 Weeks Weekly Whole Day Weekly Half Day Daily (if space available)
$1120 $140 $82 $42
Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Kinder Knights

Kinder Knights Educational Program (KK): A summer, academic-enrichment program for preschoolers.  Each week, there is educational instruction and a variety of other activities such as crafts, activity centers, and occasional trips to the Niceville Children’s Water Park and the Niceville Library Story Time.  Parents will receive an information packet with more specific information on Day 1. Please check the availability of your desired dates before you register. To check availability, visit  "Shop". If your desired date is not listed under the payment options, the camp is possibly full and not available. Camp dates will be removed from the payment options the Friday before the start date. At that point you will need to contact the Summer Programs Office to check availability. You can email us at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call us between the hours of 7AM-5PM at 850-279-3700.
Ages Dates Times
3 - 5 June 5 - July 28 7 AM - 5 PM
  Bring:  Each child should bring a towel, swimsuit, SPF-15 (or better) sunscreen, and water shoes in a carry-all bag on water play days. Please mark ALL possessions/clothing with your child’s name or initials.  Any items needed for napping can be left in the classroom during the week, but should be taken home for laundering on the weekends. Lunch:  Please send a sack lunch, drink, and two (morning and afternoon) snacks with your child daily. It is recommended that you send in an insulated water bottle.  Costs:  Camp payments are due weekly, by Monday, one week prior to the camp start date. If program fees are not paid one week prior to camp start date, a $10 late fee will be assessed.
Weekly Whole Day Weekly Half Day Daily (if space available)
$140 $82 $42
Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

2017 Athletics

The Foundry Sports Camp

The Foundry sports camp is a recreational sports camp for children of all ability levels. Campers will get to participate in team sports, including basketball, soccer, football, volleyball, and baseball/softball. All of this takes place in an environment that stresses a Biblical worldview of sportsmanship, teamwork, and play. Campers will have a choice of which two sports they would like to attend each day. Each day campers will also have the opportunity to earn STEEL Bands. The Foundry camp is an ideal setting for a life-changing, fun-filled adventure. For a full schedule of events, please download the daily itinerary.  Please note the equipment requirements for each sport. All participants should bring a water bottle, sun screen, and a towel.
  • Football (cleats and mouth guard)
  • Basketball (clean court shoes)
  • Soccer (cleats and shin guards)
  • Volleyball (clean court shoes and knee pads)
  • Hitting and Fielding (glove and bat (optional))
  • Friday Fifth Quarter Celebration (towel, swim suit (girls one piece), and flip flops/water shoes)
Grades Dates Times Cost
Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled
  Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

2017 Fine Arts

Jazz Band

JAZZ BAND CAMP is open to any intermediate or advanced music student who wants to play jazz music.  The students will learn to play styles in the blues, swing, ballads, and rock styles.  Students will also learn how to improvise and create their own jazz riffs.
Grades Dates Times Cost
8-12 July 10-14 8:30 AM-11:30 AM $25
    Registration and payment is due by July 3 in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Beginning Band Lessons

Explore band instruments to find out which one is the best fit for your children. They will take thirty-minute lessons twice a week through the month of July to prepare for entering the band in the upcoming school year.
Grades Dates Times Cost
5-12 July 5-28 8:30 AM-11:30 AM $25
    Registration and payment is due by June 26 in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Worship Dance Camp

WORSHIP DANCE CAMP will allow students to experience the world of praise and worship dance through lyrical and creative movement.  The students will have fun as they learn to express their love of God through their hands, feet, and hearts.  Encourage your child to attend and to bring his or her individual talents to this camp. 
Grades Dates Times Cost
1-12 June 19-June 23 12:30 PM-4:00 PM $85
  Registration and payment is due by July 12 in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Swing Dance Camp

SWING DANCE CAMP Welcome to swing dance! This is the first truly American dance! Started in the 1920's, this dance style is very energetic and exciting. Though the dance is associated with its own style of music, it can be put to many various kinds. Come join us in an encouraging and low key environment, where you will learn some fancy footwork, smooth turns, and fun dips from 20's and 30's Charleston and Lindy Hop. Don't worry if you've never done this before. If you can walk, you can dance! This is for beginners. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share with you something that has allowed me to glorify God while expressing my love of dance. * no aerials will be taught or allowed as they are very dangerous and meant for competitions! 
Grades Dates Times Cost
6-12 June 26-30 12:30 PM-4:00 PM $85
  Registration and payment is due by June 19 in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Drama Camp

DRAMA CAMP: Come join a two week Christian drama class that includes an introduction to drama theory, drama games, and end with the performance of Christian themed vignettes. There are two different camps for 7th-12th grade and two different camps for 4th-6th grade. Each two week camp will be uniquely different. We will end each camp with a performance in the RBCS chapel.
Camp Grades Dates Times Cost
Drama 201 7-12 July 3-14 8:00 AM-11:30 AM $140
Drama 101 4-6 June 5- 16 8:00 AM-11:30 AM $140
  Registration and payment is due one week before start of camp date in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Art 1

ART 1 CAMP students will experiment with different art media, such as cartooning, pencil drawing (monochromatic, colored pencil), water color and chalk/pastel, developing their God-given talents for Him and His glory.  They will learn and utilize the elements of art and principles of design.  Their adventures will take them to foreign lands where they will be introduced to a variety of artists and explore new cultures.  Join in the adventures of experiencing the beauty of the Master Artist, our Heavenly Father and Creator of all!
Grades Dates Times Cost
1-6 June 12-16 8 AM-11:30 AM $85
      Registration and payment is due by June 5 in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Studio Art\AP Art Prep Camp

In Studio Art Camp students experiment and choose to develop a specific art medium for the honor and glory of the Lord. The elements of art and the principles of design are integrated in all works produced. Media to choose from are drawing, painting, and polymer clay. Come join in this fun and relaxing exploration of God’s creation through art.
Grades Dates Times Cost
5-12 June 19-23 8 AM-11:30 AM $85
AP ART Prep Camp is designed to aid all AP students in getting an early start on their AP art portfolio requirements for the new school term in a Christ-honoring environment.  The sessions will also provide special assistance and instruction for first-time AP art students.
Grades Dates Times Cost
9-12 June 19-23 8 AM-11:30 AM $85
Registration and payment is due by June 12 in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

2017 Academics

Math PSAT/SAT Camp

MATH PSAT/SAT CAMP:  The Math PSAT camp is generally targeted to 9th and 10th graders and the Math SAT camp to the 11th and 12th graders, but students may choose the coursework that fits their readiness. Both camps will teach Math testing strategies, provide practice, and help students gain more familiarity with this important college entrance and scholarship test.
Grades Dates Times Cost
9-12 July 17-21 8:00-11:30 AM $85
Registration and payment are due by July 10thth in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

English PSAT/SAT Camp

ENGLISH PSAT/SAT CAMP:  The English PSAT camp is generally targeted to 9th and 10th graders and the English SAT camp to the 11th and 12th graders, but students may choose the coursework that fits their readiness.  Both camps will teach English testing strategies, provide practice, and help students gain more familiarity with this important college entrance and scholarship test.
Grades Dates Times Cost
9-12 July 24-28 8:00-11:30 AM $85
Registration and payment are due by July 17thth in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions:  Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

College Algebra Prep/ CLEP

COLLEGE ALGEBRA PREP/CLEP: Do you want to make sure you are ready for College Algebra? Or do you just want to refresh your skills to help CLEP the course? If you answered yes, then College Algebra Prep or CLEP is for you! You will receive twenty hours of instruction time that will cover the complete scope of College Algebra from a College Algebra teacher with over 25 years experience! This brand new camp is designed to help recent graduates who are facing College Algebra this fall. Please sign up as soon as possible. We need a minimum of 4 students for this class to make. .
Grades Dates Times Cost
Recent Graduates July 24-28 8:00-12:00 PM $100
Registration and payment are due by July 18thth Questions: Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Crazy Robotics (Beginner)

CRAZY ROBOTICS CAMP (Beginner):  In this fun camp, students will learn about robotics, which is the science of designing, building, and using robots to perform tasks.  Each student will help design and build several robotic projects using Lego blocks. This camp will introduce programing as far as age and interest allow.
Grades Dates Times Cost
3-10 July 10-14 12:30 PM-4:00 PM $105
  Registration and payment are due by July 3 in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions: Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.

Crazy Engineering (Nuts & Bolts)

CRAZY ENGINEERING CAMP (Nuts & Bolts):  In this camp, students will build model airplanes designed for the longest flight, will build bridges for the most weight bearing capacity, and will construct mouse trap cars to go the farthest distance.  Students will also do an electronic project with flashing lights.
Grades Dates Times Cost
5-10 July 17-21 12:30 PM-4:00 PM $85
Registration and payment are due by July 10 in order to avoid a $10 late fee. Questions: Email the Summer Programs Office at summerprograms@rbcs.org or call at (850) 279-3700.
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951 S. Ferdon Blvd, Crestview, FL 32536
850-279-3729

Destin
201 Beach Drive Destin, FL 32541
850-837-7247

Niceville
2101 Partin Dr. N. Niceville, FL 32578
850-729-7227

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