Rocky Bayou Christian School has a summer program to fit the needs of students from age 3 up to 12th grade.  Whether you are looking for a fun way to spend your summer in our Kinder Knights Educational Program, 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 program offerings for the summer are listed below.

Registering for camp is a two step process.

1. Complete the one-time annual registration form. There is a $30 fee/ student associated with registration for Kinder Knights and Summer Day Camp. Specialty Camp registration is $10 per child.

2. Sign up for your desired programs and dates. If you do not see the dates you wish to sign up for, contact the summer programs office Mon-Fri between the hours of 7AM-5PM at summerprograms@rbcs.org or 850-279-3700. Last minute registrations (within 24 weekday hours) will have to be completed in the summer camp office and are subject to a higher fee.

Summer Programs Cancellation Policy

Summer Program Schedule & Fees for 2018

 

Summer Programs (June 4- July 27, 2018 from 7AM-5PM)

Summer Day Camp (ages 5-12)

A faith based day camp with planned recreational, developmental, and educational activities. Camps include daily Bible lessons and weekly trips to The Track, Goofy Golf, Roller Skating, and other Field Trips/Activities. We also offer swim lessons with certified instructors along with recreational swimming supervised by certified lifeguards.

Kinder Knights (ages 3-5)

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 Park and Library Story Time. Parents will receive an information packet on the first day.

What to Bring: Each child should bring a towel, swimsuit, SPF-15 (or better) sunscreen, and tennis shoes in a carry-all bag. Mark all possessions/clothing with your child’s name or initials. Each child attending a full day camp should bring a sack lunch and drink. Water bottles are recommended.

Specialty Camps

The Foundry Sports Camp (Entering grades 2nd-6th)

A recreational sports camp designed to introduce kids to a variety of 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. There are some equipment requirements for each sport. All participants should bring a water bottle, sun screen, and a towel.
  • Football- cleats & mouth guard
  • Basketball- clean court shoes
  • Soccer- cleats and shin guards
  • Volleyball- clean court shoes and knee pads
  • Baseball/Softball Hitting & Fielding- glove

Fine Arts

Beginning Band (entering grades 5-12)

Explore band instruments to find out which one is the best fit for your children. They will take thirty-minute lessons twice/week through the month of July to prepare for entering the band in the upcoming school year.

Worship Dance (entering grades 1-12)

Allows 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.

Drama Camp (entering grades 4-7)

Come join a drama class that includes an introduction to drama theory, drama games, and ends with the performance of Christian themed vignettes. Each camp will end with a performance in the chapel.

Art 1 Camp (entering grades 1-6)

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.

Studio Art Camp (entering grades 5-12)

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.

AP ART Prep Camp (entering grades 9-12)

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

Academics

Math PSAT/SAT Camp (entering grades 9-12)

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.

English PSAT/SAT Camp (entering grades 9-12)

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.

Camp College (entering grade 12)

This camp is a good opportunity for rising seniors to get their college applications completed during the summer to be ready to submit them to colleges in early fall. The activities will include completing a common application for private colleges, two polished essays, and a resume. Students will also receive instruction on completing a college search and doing college comparisons. Students will have an opportunity to hear a panel discussion of real college representatives talk about the application process. The camp fee includes the ACCEPTED! college planning workbook and college application, essay and resume forms.

Science Camps

Crazy Robotics (Beginner- entering grades 4-10)

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.

Crazy Engineering (Nuts & Bolts- entering grades 5-10)

Students will build model airplanes designed for the longest flights, 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.