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Parker School expands its summer program

Parker School is adding two new programs to its offerings this summer. In addition to the popular summer camp for ages 5-12, there will be enrichment courses for ages 11-17, and Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp for ages 3-14.

Parker Summer Camp for ages 5-12 runs June 2-July 18. Now in its fifth year, the camp will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Science, art, drama and athletic activities support a fun daily structure which includes snacks, games and off-campus excursions. Enroll in these theme-based camps on a weekly basis or receive a discount for the whole summer. The cost is $195 per week or $1,200 for the full session.

Also running June 2-July 18, are new half-day, week-long enrichment courses for ages 11-17. These courses have been designed to provide meaningful, dynamic learning opportunities in a relaxed summertime atmosphere. Each course offers fundamental educational elements put to direct practice, culminating in final events and projects. Courses include dramatic arts, choral arts, dance/media intensive, acting/improv intensive, outdoor survival skills camp, jewelry design and creation, Chinese Kempo &self-defense, as well as a land and cultural sustainability program. Most are multiple-week camps, however, students can sign up week by week. Students who do not participate in the entire camp will require instructor approval to participate in any culminating event or finale. The cost is $125 per week.

Parker Bulls Soccer Club is offering Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp at Parker July 14-18. British Soccer Camp is one of the most popular soccer camps in the country. With programs for each age group, the curriculum includes a variety of foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a mini tournament. Players also learn about the core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership. The ages 3-4 group will meet each day from 9 to 10 a.m. and costs $75; ages 4-5 meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon and the fee is $90; ages 6-14 have a half-day option, from 9 a.m. to noon for $125; and the ages 8-14 full-day option, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., costs $195.

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