Summer

Summer 2022

Summer 2022

Join the 2022 Summer Experience at Cape Cod Academy
Sports, Swimming, Academics, Enrichment, and More.

The 2022 Cape Cod Academy Summer Programs are sanctioned by the Department of Public Health, Town of Barnstable. Our team of experienced summer instructors look forward to offering high energy, educational, and fun activities for all ages.

Click on the activity below for a description and registration information.


Sports Camps

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  • Red Sky Sports Academy


    Cape Cod Academy is pleased to continue its partnership with Red Sky Sports Academy for the summer of 2023. Red Sky Sports Academy, a premier multi-sport day camp on Cape Cod, offers a variety of sports, including soccer, lacrosse, volleyball, basketball, baseball, tennis, street hockey, and flag football. Every sport is tailored to each individual's ability, from beginner to future star!
     
    The Red Sky staff is comprised of professional athletes, high school coaches, as well as college and high school athletes. While all staff members are highly proficient in their sports, they understand that each camper comes with his/her own set of abilities. Red Sky Sports Academy uses challenging and attainable athletic goals to foster the love of sport and teach campers how to make good choices both on and off the playing field.

    Grades
    Boys and Girls Entering Kindergarten through Grade 8 (Ages 5-14)

    Camp Hours
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    2023 Dates  
    Weeks: June 26th – August 4, 2023 (Six weeks)
    Monday - Friday

    Cost
    $320.00 per week
  • Revolution Field Hockey Camp


    Revolution Field Hockey, a USA Field Hockey Partner Camp, is super excited to be returning to Cape Cod for the 11th summer to host the best vacation field hockey camp. The sport is exploding on the cape and kids are finding opportunities to play year-round.

    Ages
    Girls and Boys Ages 6 to 16

    2023 Dates and Times
    Monday, July 24 - Wednesday, July 26, 2023 

    Half-days from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
     
    Cost
    $299.00 per week
     
  • Steel Soccer

     
    Join us this summer at Cape Cod Academy for Steel Soccer training camps. Our mission is to inspire youth to reach their potential, on and off the field, by developing them as athletes and people through the Steel Sports Coaching System.

    2023 Dates and Times
    June 26-30, 2023 (five half-days) from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

    Ages
    7 to 12

    What to Bring
    Players need to bring a ball, NUT-FREE snack, and plenty of water. 
  • Liverpool International Academy Soccer

    REGISTER HERE
    July 10 - 13, July 17-20, July 24-27, 2023

    Learn how to train and play 'The Liverpool Way' this summer at the Nike Soccer Camp at Liverpool FC International Academy. The camp will be held at Cape Cod Academy. Liverpool Football Club prides itself on creating the best environment for the development of young players, both as athletes and as people. Team spirit, hard work, determination and the ability to overcome any obstacles in life and above all play with dignity and fair play.

    These camps offer a unique opportunity for aspiring soccer players aged 7-14, to train with a world-renowned club and to experience firsthand the LFC training philosophy in a FUN and engaging camp setting! Throughout the week, campers learn new skills, perfect techniques, increase game knowledge, make new friends, and have fun playing soccer!

    HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE
    • Learn how to train and play 'The Liverpool Way'
    • Elite technical training & game knowledge development
    • Unique & structured curriculum
    • Competitive and Fun Scrimmages
    • Low camper to coach ratio
    • Campers grouped by age and ability level
    • Nike Camp T-shirt & Prizes
    DATES & TIMES
    July 10 - 13, 2023 (9:00-12:00 and 9:00-3:00)
    July 17-20, 2023 (9:00-12:00 and 9:00-3:00)
    July 24-27, 2023 (9:00-12:00 and 9:00-3:00)
    COST
    Day Camp Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. is $415.00
    Half-Day Camp Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. is $295.00
    WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
    • Instruction: Training from the Liverpool FC International Academy coaching staff
    • Meals: Lunch is NOT provided
    • Supervision: Staff members are strategically placed throughout to provide optimal supervision
    • Camp T-shirt: All campers receive a Nike Soccer Camps T-shirt
    INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT, & FACILITY
    • Ratio: Low camper-to-coach ratio
    • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience
    • Equipment Needed: All campers must bring soccer cleats, shin guards, athletic shoes, and a water bottle. A further list of 'recommended items' will be in the Information Packet.
    • Facility: 50 Osterville West Barnstable Rd, Osterville, MA 02655
    • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital
    INFORMATION PACKET
    A detailed camper information packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the spring. Our health and release forms do NOT require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.

    SOCCER BALLS
    Nike Soccer Balls can be purchased during registration for $20. Players can choose between a size 4 or size 5 ball, which will be passed out on the last day of camp. Please note that it is not required to bring a soccer ball to camp as they are provided by the staff for camp instruction.

    TRANSPORTATION
    Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.

    TEAM DISCOUNT
    If you have a group of eight or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a discount. Please have someone contact the US Sports Camps office at 1-800-645-3226 with the names of each camper in the group and we will create a unique discount code for your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during check out. *Discount amount varies by program. Please call for details.
  • GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp


    GameBreaker returns to Cape Cod in 2023 for our eleventh year. Located in Osterville, MA the Cape Cod Academy lacrosse clinic has become a summer tradition.  Join us for great instruction while you're on vacation! 

    This camp is open to boys and girls ages 6-16 with a half-day option from 9-12 daily for ages 6-9.  Campers will learn individual stick skills, positional play, team concepts, and will scrimmage daily.  We also hold many fun contests during the week for great prizes.  Join us for an unforgettable week of lacrosse and fun!

    Ages
    Boys and Girls Ages 6 to 16

    2023 Dates and Times
    June 26-29, 2023
    July 31 - August 3, 2023  

    Half-days from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Full-days from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
     
    Cost
    $329.00 per week (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
    $479.00 per week (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) 
Swim Programs

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  • Group Swim Lessons


    Join us this summer at Cape Cod Academy for a variety of swim programs for all ages! Dates are being added for the entire summer so check back to view a full list of dates.

    Beginners:
    Children under five years old will begin in Parent/Grandparent- Infant-Toddler Swim Lesson
     
    Preschool:
    Ages 3-5 will have free assessment to determine which level class to join. (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced)
     
    Kindergarten - Grade School:
    Kindergarteners are comfortable in water, learning floats on front and back, beginning stroke development of freestyle, backstroke, and progressing to side breathing. Safety treading water and swimming the length of the pool will be taught.

    Grade school children will work on breath control, side breathing, body position, streamlining, straight are windmills, rolling from back to stomach, sitting dives, and further stroke progression.  Swim assessments will help decide level of swimming skills. As they progress, students will be introduced to alternate breathing, somersaults, flip turns, and they will complete multiple lengths of the pool with flip turns. 
     
  • Lunch & Swim

    Cape Cod Academy is pleased to offer Lunch & Swim to accommodate campers for one hour while transitioning from a morning activity or camp to lunch and afternoon programs with our certified counselors. This program is for campers ages 4 and up.

    The Extended Day weekly schedule will be offered on Mondays-Fridays beginning on Monday, June 26 through Friday, August 18. During the July 4th holiday week, Lunch & Swim will only be held on Wednesday, July 5th – Friday, July 7th.

    Lunch & Swim Extended Day Options
    12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
    $75.00 per week
    10% discount for two or more family members.

    Full-week registrations for the Lunch & Swim program will be honored first. Availability will be posted seven days prior to each weekly session. If space is available, daily drop-ins may occur at a daily rate of $20 for campers 5 and up.

    A typical extended day schedule will include lunch at noon, followed by swimming. In the event of inclement weather, participants will enjoy our indoor gymnasiums; swimming may not occur. Please email Erin Flynn with any questions at: Swimming@capecodacademy.org or call: 508-353-3935.
  • Swimmercise

    REGISTRATION IS COMING SOON
     
    Swimmercise is a great combination of lap swimming, stroke improvement, endurance, and interval exercises, including walking, jogging, bicycling, and muscle conditioning.  
       
                                               
    Student Fitness Swim:  Ages 13-18
    After Learn to Swim, students may progress to Fitness Swim which is a combination of continual lap swimming, stroke refinement, endurance swimming and competitive Swim skill development.     
  • Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons

     
    Private, semi-private, and small group or family swim lessons are available to schedule upon request beginning April 1, 2022.  Private lessons will be focused on beginner to advanced stokes and skills for those who want to learn at any age. To arrange for private, semi-private, or small group lessons, please email Erin Flynn at swimming@capecodacademy.org.
  • Free Swim and Family Swim

    Family Swim is offered at a drop-in rate of $10 per person / $20 per family one day a week to be determined. Check back in spring 2022.
  • Lap Swimming

    Supervised Lap Swimming Class: This supervised class will assist current lap swimmers in improving strokes, strength, and endurance to continue lap swimming with little rest. Great cardio-vascular improvement which will assist in all other sports, activities, and health. 

    Individual Lap Swimming: Designated lap swimming times are available. Please click on the Register Here link above to sign up. A season pass of $150 and a 10-session pass for $90 can be purchased through the link above.

    Open Lap Swimming for Teens and Adults: Season passes or sets of 10 sessions are available. Or you can drop in at a rate $10 per swim. Session usage will be tracked at the pool.  There is a limit of two people per lane at any time. Please email Erin Flynn at swimming@capecodacademy.org for the summer 2022 schedule.

  • Pool Rental

    Cape Cod Academy's L-shaped, three 25-yd. lap lane pool with shallow end will be available for two-hour rentals on weekends. Other options may also be available. The rental of the whole pool includes lifeguard, private pool for 1-10 people, and trash removal. The two-hour pool rental is $300.00 plus $50.00 security deposit. Please contact Erin Flynn at Swimming@capecodacademy.org

    Due to the CDC's COVID-19 regulations, capacity may change at any time.
Educational Programs

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  • AI for Kids

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

    Are you creative or interested in technology and want to learn about AI and how to use it? This is the class for you. We are now in a world where young students can use free, online AI tools to generate essays, stories, music, television, or games. In this new world, kids can cultivate their own creativity at young ages by doing projects like creating AI symphonies, working with partners and AI to create animated books, and generating AI animations. Along the way, you will gain access to a suite of tools that can help with homework, build familiarity with the new AI world we’re moving into, and — importantly — understand when and when not to use this powerful new tool. This class is a partnership between Cape Cod Academy and VineyardAppCamp.
    *Note that this is a creative class for younger students and not a coding class.
     
    Ages
    Ages 6-12

    2023 Dates and Times
    July 17-21, 2023
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost
    $360 per child
  • Books and Bites (Ages 9-11)


    Books will come alive in this fun, engaging class for students. We will be sharing a different interactive read-aloud suitable for this age group each day, create a fun craft, and make delicious snacks that correspond to the book we are sharing. Each day, your child will come home with a craft and snack to make the selected book come alive. We will also be sharing games and fun activities, such as reader’s theater, floral arranging, and active games. Please list any food allergies when you register your child.  Materials are included as part of the course fee.
     
    Ages
    Ages 9-11

    2023 Dates and Times
    August 14-18, 2023
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost
    $250 per child
  • Chess: The Road to Grandmaster

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    This class offers highly engaging chess lessons adapted to the age and chess levels of students. You will learn the basics of chess, openings, strategy, and several chess-variant games, like zombie chess and two-time chess. Beginning with free play to evaluate familiarity and comfort level, we will layer in skills and work with you to learn how to apply them to game play. Next, variant games are a great way to keep learners interested and have fun. Throughout this program, we will work with students to connect chess concepts so they internalize the game's rules and overarching framework. Total beginners will have a blast without chess experience. Advanced chess wizards will develop a deeper understanding of the game. Everyone will graduate with knowledge and joy for the game. This class is a partnership between Cape Cod Academy and VineyardAppCamp.
     
    Ages
    Ages 5-12

    2023 Dates and Times
    Ages 5-7: July 17-21, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Ages 8-12: July 24-28, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost
    $360 per child
  • Digital Photography

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    Have you ever wanted to be a photographer? Well, this is your chance. In this class, you will learn the basics of photography, in all of its forms. You will learn about composition, lighting, and other core strategies that allow professionals to take incredible photos. You will also get to take pictures of the campus, go on nature tours, and create beautiful creations for local businesses! This class is a partnership between Cape Cod Academy and VineyardAppCamp.
     
    Ages
    Ages 7-12

    2023 Dates and Times
    July 24-28, 2023
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost
    $360 per child
  • Game Design

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    Are you interested in building your own games or apps? Love Roblox or Minecraft? Well, this is the class for you. Students will learn the skills of a coder through conceiving, designing, and creating their own mobile app games. It’s a great way to combine learning with fun with becoming a game developer. You don’t need any previous experience or special software for this class. You just need your creativity and a laptop. This class is a partnership between Cape Cod Academy and VineyardAppCamp.
    *Computers or Chromebooks required.
     
    Ages
    Ages 5-10

    2023 Dates and Times
    July 10-14, 2023
    August 8-11, 2023
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost
    $360 per child
  • Graphic Design

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    Interested in drawing, art, or design? In this class, you will learn how to use your doodling skills for real, by doing design projects for local nonprofits or small businesses. You will learn how to make professional posters and art that people want to pay for, and you will ultimately design posters and ads for real organizations with good causes. Our students' work has been used in ads and online Instagram posts by the Special Olympics, Martha's Kitchen, and local shelters. This class is a partnership between Cape Cod Academy and VineyardAppCamp.
    *Computers or tablets required.
     
    Ages
    Ages 6-12

    2023 Dates and Times
    July 17-21, 2023
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost
    $360 per child
  • Journalism

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    Do you love writing? Have you ever wanted to publish articles online or have something you wrote go viral? In this club for budding writers, you will work on all of the above, as you learn how to be a junior journalist. You will interview your friends, learn how to write really well, and craft weekly articles about events. At the end of the class, you and your friends will team up to write a real article that will be published in a local newspaper. This class is a partnership between Cape Cod Academy and VineyardAppCamp. *Computers or tablets required.
     
    Ages
    Ages 7-10

    2023 Dates and Times
    July 10-14, 2023
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost
    $360 per child
  • One-on-One Tutoring

     
    Get one-on-one attention from award-winning instructors, certified Orton-Gillingham professionals, and one-of-a-kind tutors.

    Cape Cod Academy's summer tutoring programs include:
    • Orton-Gillingham (OG) Approach-Based Tutoring
    • Tutoring for Academic Support and SAT/ACT Prep.
    Tutoring is available in many different subjects, including reading, writing, math, and science. Taught by highly qualified, trained CCA teachers, these programs are tailored for students entering kindergarten through grade 12 and are open to all students regardless if they attend CCA or another school. 
  • Science by the Sea (Grades 2-7)

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER HERE

    Cape Cod Academy’s Science by the Sea Camp is an ideal way for students in grades 2-7 on Cape Cod to explore their enthusiasm for the natural environment that locally abounds. Whether campers have been exploring these waters for years or are new to the Cape environment, this program will introduce them to the scientific aspects of salt marshes, tidal flow, sandy beaches, and rocky shorelines that are unique to Cape Cod. Our young biologists will be engaged with creative, active, and hands-on projects that keep their bodies and minds active both in the field and in the science laboratory on CCA’s beautiful campus. Each week, campers will be transported via the school's van to local waterways for hands-on learning. This program will be led by Abby Wood, our resident Marine Biologist and Chair of the Science Department. Submerge yourself in coastal exploration this summer!

    Grades
    Students Entering Grade 2 - Grade 7

    2023 Dates and Times
    June 26-30, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for Grades 2-4
    July 10-14, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for Grades 5-7

    Cost
    $500.00 per week
  • Young Reporters (Ages 9-12)

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    Calling all aspiring writers: Do you want to learn how to write a feature story? In this class, you will learn how to create hooks that reel your reader in and practice the art of the interview with others in the class. A special inspiring guest will  join us. You will also create a group mini-magazine or newspaper for the end of the week. Various writing genres will be shared, introduced, and celebrated.
     
    Ages
    Ages 9-12

    2023 Dates and Times
    July 10-14, 2023
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost
    $225 per child
     
Enrichment Programs

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  • Arts & Crafts Camp (Ages 5-7)

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    Ages
    Ages 5-7

    2023 Dates and Times
    July 3-7, 2023 (Monday – Friday) - 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    July 17-21, 2023 (Monday-Friday) - 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    July 31-August 4, 2023 (Monday-Friday) - 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
     
    Cost
    $250 per child per week
     
    The Arts & Crafts Camp Program provides a unique opportunity for kids to grow, explore, imagine, and expand their love of arts and crafts. Drop-offs begin at 9:15 a.m. each day.  Each week will be filled with many mediums and projects that are both two- and three-dimensional. The campers will fill their time painting, drawing, sculpting, marbleizing paper, printmaking, and so much more. There will be some creative play happening in the art classroom, gym, and many shady spaces outside. The program is designed to keep kids engaged and curious about making
    and creating while finding inspiration from one another. This camp is for kids looking to be creative, play games, and make new friends while having a blast.
  • Arts & Crafts Camp (Ages 8-12)

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    Ages
    Ages 8-12

    2023 Dates and Times
    July 10-14, 2023 (Monday– Friday) - 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    July 24-28, 2023 (Monday-Friday) - 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m..
     
     
    Cost
    $250 per child per week
     
    The Arts & Crafts Camp Program provides a unique opportunity for kids to grow, explore, imagine, and expand their love of arts and crafts. The week will be filled with many mediums and projects that are both two- and three-dimensional. The campers will fill their time painting, drawing, sculpting, marbleizing paper, printmaking, and so much more. There will be some creative play happening in the art classroom, gym, and shady spaces outside.
    The program is designed to keep kids engaged and curious about making and creating while finding inspiration from one another. This camp is for kids looking to be creative, play games, and make new friends while having a blast.
  • Cooking Around the World (Ages 5-12)

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    Ages

    Ages 5-12
     
    2023 Dates and Times
    July 24-28, 2023 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    August 8-11, 2023 from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
     
    Cost
    $360 per child

    Do you love to cook? Would you like to know more recipes? In this unique cooking class for young children, you will learn all about food: how to make it, how to make it safely, and how to use it for good. You will learn about food safety, meet new friends, and cook some (oven-less) recipes from all six inhabited continents. Everything you cook will be easy to make, including Brazilian brigadeiros (Chocolate Truffles), Japanese onigiri (Rice Balls), and other finger foods from Africa, Asia, and South America. During sessions, you and your friends will play fun cooking games, learn a few words from another culture, and learn about local games from the country we are immersing ourselves in. This class is a partnership between Cape Cod Academy and VineyardAppCamp. *Please note that this is a microwave only class for younger students (Please inform instructor of child’s food sensitivities.)

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  • Joe Flynn 

    Buildings & Grounds Director
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    Erin Flynn 

    Aquatics Program Coordinator
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Cape Cod Academy is one of the only independent, co-educational, college preparatory schools serving students from kindergarten to grade 12 on Cape Cod.