Questions? Need Help Registering?

Contact the appropriate program director:

Chris Bradley
Director of E Sports Camps
615.301.8924
Email Chris

Adam Sherland
Lower/Middle School Summer Programs Director
615.250.8999
Email Adam
 
Andy Kelley
High School Summer Programs Director
615.301.8917
Email Andy
Each summer, Ensworth hosts a wide range of camps, trips, and courses to provide opportunities for campers and students of all ages to continue learning, experiencing, exploring and enjoying life in the summer months. 

Most camps, courses, and programs are open to all students, not just those currently enrolled at Ensworth. 

Extended Care
 
Open to Lower/Middle School campers attending a full-day camp or two half-day camps at Ensworth’s Lower/Middle School Campus. Campers of all ages will enjoy a variety of fun activities before and after camp and an afternoon snack. Both morning and afternoon care are included. Extended care is offered each week that camp is in session.
 
Director: Adam Sherland
Dates: Week 1 (June 3–7), Week 2 (June 10–14), Week 3 (June 17–21), Week 4 (June 24–28)
Time: 8 a.m.–9 a.m. and 2 p.m.–4 p.m.
Cost: $40 for a.m. care, $75 for p.m. care
 
Campers not picked up 10 minutes after their camp is over will be sent to Extended Care, and a daily fee will be charged. Cubs Club does not qualify for Extended Care.
 
Registration
 
Grade levels refer to the camper’s grade in the 2019–2020 school year. All Enrichment camps require a $50 non-refundable deposit, which applies to the cost of the camp, or you may choose to pay in full at time of registration. If you choose to pay the deposit, your online method of payment will be charged automatically the balance due on the installment dates of the payment plan you select. The registration deadline is May 31st. Late registration may be available, with a $35 late fee, after May 31, if a camp has available spots. Camp transfers requested after May 31st may incur a $35 fee.
 
Cancellation
 
Refunds on camps, minus the $50 non-refundable deposit, will be given until May 31st. No refunds will be issued after May 31st. Ensworth Summer Camps reserves the right to cancel due to low enrollment, in which case, refunds will be issued in full.
 
* Students who attend two half-day camps during the same week may stay for lunch from 11:15-11:45. Lunch is provided and included. 

Enrichment Camps

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  • Cubs Club

    Preschool Boys & Girls, age 4 by March 1, 2019
    Get ready for a week of fun at Ensworth! Campers will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities, water play, music, crafts, circle time, stories, nature walks, lunch, and lots more. Our tiger cubs will find a variety of activities to keep them busy and entertained. Maximum of 12
     
    Director: Debbie May
    Sessions: Week 1 (June 3–7)
    All day: 9:30am–1:30pm
    Cost: $225

    *No before or after care available
  • Ensworth Children’s Theater: Disney’s “Aladdin Kids”

    Rising Grades 3–5
    Welcome to the streets of Agrabah, as we bring the magic and wonder of Disney’s Aladdin Kids to the stage. This two-week program will provide an opportunity for rising Grades 3-5 students to audition, rehearse, and present Disney’s Aladdin Kids, which is a 30-minute version of the Broadway musical based on the iconic animated film. This program is open to all students enrolling in Ensworth for the 2019-2020 school year. Students are expected to attend all rehearsals and performances.

    During rehearsals, students will master the music from the show as well as learn the staging and choreography of the show. The two weeks will culminate with a preview performance on Thursday and two full performances on Friday (Thursday, August 8th at 2:00 pm, and Friday, August 9th at 2:00 pm & 5:00 pm).

    Auditions will take place in May. Students may either attend the audition or submit a video for consideration. More audition information will be shared with participants after registration.
    Lunch is provided.
     
    Dates: July 29 - August 9
    Times: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
    Directors: Heidi Wolter & Aaron Velthouse
    Costs: $490 ($50 non-refundable deposit)
  • Junior Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Kindergarten & Grade 1
    The goal of Ensworth’s Junior Camp is to give campers a happy and relaxed summer experience with each other as well as with our counselors. Daily activities include swimming, arts & crafts, free play, drama, music, and fitness. No partial sessions or walk-ins.
     
    Director: Peter Terwilliger
    Sessions: Weeks 1 & 2 (June 3–14), Weeks 3 & 4 (June 17–28)
    All day: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $490
  • Adventure Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 2–3
    Enjoy water fun, arts, crafts, games, & other exciting adventures! Maximum of 16
     
    Director: Chris Champion
    Sessions: Week 2 (June 10–14), Week 3 (June 17–21), Week 4 (June 24–28)
    All day: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $250
  • Service Learning Camp

    Boys and Girls, rising Grades 4–7
    Service Learning Camp will give you the opportunity to learn about people in the community who need our help. Each day, we will travel to a different location and spend time helping and caring for others. Past activities have included working with children, animals, the elderly, and community gardening. Spend the week making a difference in the lives of others! Cost includes a donation to each agency where we volunteer. Campers will need to bring their own lunch each day. Sessions repeat; sign up for one session only. Maximum of 12
     
    Directors: Barbara Royse, Debbie May
    Sessions: Week 2 (June 10–14), Week 3 (June 17–21), Week 4 (June 24–28)
    All day: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $250
  • Crafts Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 2-4
    What are we going to make today? Maybe slime? Dye, paint, tape, and build something new and creative each day. Join us at Crafts Camp!
     
    Pair it with Knitting Camp for a full day experience.
     
    Director: Terri Schulz
    Dates: Week 1 (June 3–7)
    Time: 9 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Knitting Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 2-4 (maximum of 12) 
    Join other campers for afternoon tea and knitting in a cozy, relaxed setting. Supplies and project ideas are provided to get you started.  Learn to knit, and let’s create a knitting masterpiece!
     
    Pair it with Crafts Camp for a full day experience.
     
    Director: Terri Schulz
    Dates: Week 1 (June 3–7)
    Time: 11:45 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Veggiecation Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 3-5 (maximum of 12)
    Smoothies, salads, and soups, oh my! Come join us as we study and cook with a variety of fresh vegetables—some familiar, and some hidden gems. Each day we will try at least two recipes with our vegetable of the day. We will also learn about where and how that vegetable grows and develop our own books of recipes. Our week will culminate with a cook-off!
     
    Director: Hope Moeller
    Dates: Week 1 (June 3–7)
    Time:  9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $250
  • Musical Adventures

    Boys and Girls, rising Grades 5-8 (maximum of 16)
    Campers will use Garage Band, Noteflight, and more to write their own songs. They will dive into the foundations of music and learn about what makes a good song and apply it to the pieces they create over the course of the camp.
     
    Director: Fred Schmidt
    Dates: Week 1 (June 3–7)
    Times: 9:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Game Design

    Boys and Girls, rising Grades 5-8 (maximum of 16)
    In this camp, we will play and explore a variety of board games. Campers will learn the fundamentals of what makes a game engaging as they embark on their own creative endeavor and design their own game.
     
    Director: Fred Schmidt
    Dates: Week 1 (June 3–7)
    Times: 11:45 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Digital Photography Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 3-5 (maximum of 12) 
    Enjoy taking digital photos all over campus, and then discover how to edit them and give them special effects. All campers will save their collection of photos and frame their favorite for home. Devices provided.
     
    Pair it with Scratch Coding Camp for a full day experience.
     
    Director: Terri Schulz
    Dates: Week 2 (June 10–14)
    Time: 9 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Scratch Coding Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 3-5 (maximum of 12)
    Create animations and games to share with others! This is an introduction to basic programming concepts using the Scratch program. Previous experience not required, but campers should be comfortable using a computer and/ or a tablet.
     
    Pair it with Digital Photography for a full day experience.
     
    Director: Terri Schulz
    Dates: Week 2 (June 10–14)
    Time: 11:45 p.m.–2 p.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Summer Coding Jam

    Boys and Girls, rising Grades 5-7 (maximum of 10)
    Join us for a week of morning fun and learn how to create your own video games, code robotics, and dig into Apple’s Swift coding language with iPads. No prior coding experience necessary!
     
    Pair it with Makerspace Lab for a full day experience.
     
    Director: Jenny Krzystowczyk
    Dates: Week 2 (June 10–14)
    Times: 9:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
    Cost: $125
  • MakerSpace Lab Camp

    Boys and Girls, rising Grades 5-7 (maximum of 10)
    Jump into the MakerSpace movement for a week of innovative designing, 3D printing, and constructing. This camp will tap into entrepreneurial thinking and design principles critical in today’s world.
     
    Pair it with Summer Coding Jam for a full day experience.
     
    Director: Jenny Krzystowczyk
    Dates:  Week 2 (June 10–14)
    Time: 11:45 a.m.–2 p.m.
    Cost: $125
  • ThinkFun Game Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 3-5 (maximum of 12)
    Play a variety of mind challenging games in a fun, social environment. ThinkFun brand games - including Rush Hour, Grid Works, Square by Square, Chocolate Fix, and Hot Spot - will encourage critical thinking skills, spatial reasoning, and logic.
     
    Director: Melissa Fogaros
    Dates: Week 3 (June 17–21)
    Time: 9:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Bookworms Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 2-4 (maximum of 12)
    In this camp, we will read a story of the day and then take part in a variety of crafts, games, and activities that will help bring this book to life. A truly immersive and fun experience for every young book lover!
     
    Director: Leslea Gaines
    Dates: Week 3 (June 17–21)
    Time:  11:45 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Solve the Mystery Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 3-5 (maximum of 12)
    Do you like to solve mysteries? Become a character in a mystery and guess "who done it"! Come enjoy fun and challenging activities involving reading and deductive skills.
     
    Pair it with Games!, Games!, Games! Camp for a full day experience
     
    Director: Leslea Gaines
    Dates: Week 4 (June 24–28)
    Time:  9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
    Cost: $125
  • Games! Games! Games! Camp

    Boys & Girls, rising Grades 3-5 (maximum of 12)
    Develop your problem-solving ability and strategy skills as you play your favorite games. In this camp, we will learn to play classic board games, card games, and much more.  
     
    Pair it with Solve the Mystery Camp for a full day experience
     
    Director: Leslea Gaines
    Dates: Week 4 (June 24–28)
    Time:  11:15 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $125

Nashville Children’s Theatre at Ensworth

Nashville Children’s Theatre is delighted to once again offer drama camps at Ensworth this summer, giving students ages 5-14 the opportunity to explore their creativity onstage.
 
All classes are held at the High School Campus.

How to Register: Registration for these camps will begin in early February. Please visit www.nashvillect.org and click on “NCT Drama School” for details – including information about our Early Bird tuition! For help with questions, call Jackie at (615) 254-9103 ext 215.

Dates: Monday – Friday, June 3-7, June 10-14, June 17-21
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Class Sharings: Friday at 3:00 pm
Location: High School – Ingram Arts Center
Cost: $290/weekly session (early bird discount available)

After Care is available from 3:00–5:30 PM, Monday-Friday, and consists of supervised, unstructured free play for $40/week or $10/day.
 

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  • Junior Artists Production

    We’re thrilled to announce our sixth year of this popular program! Students participating in this camp will be cast in an hour-long musical production, complete with costumes, professional lighting, and simple scenery. Cast members will develop their skills through a professional-style rehearsal process, and share their work through two formal performances. Check NCT’s website for details about this summer’s title!
    Important Info:
    • All registered students must complete an audition in Spring 2019. Audition is for placement only—all registered campers will perform in our Junior Artists Production. Email education@nashvillect.org after registration to schedule.
    • Cast members will receive four complimentary tickets for the performance of their choice.  Additional tickets will be available for $12 each. 
    Ages: 10-14 years
    Dates: June 3–21 (3-week camp)
    Performances: June 21 at 7 p.m. and June 22 at 2 p.m.
    Cost: $675 (early bird discount available)
  • Storybook Adventures

    Ages 5-7
    Your child's imagination ignites in this camp where picture books serve as the springboard into a theatrical adventure. Beloved characters and vibrant illustrations leap off the page as campers dramatize a book selected by their teaching artist. This process gives students the opportunity to develop expressive acting skills while working as a team to bring a story from page to stage!

    Dates: Week 2 (June 10–14)
    All Day: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Class Sharings: Friday at 3:00 pm
    Campus: High School – Ingram Theatre Building
    Cost: $290/weekly session (early bird discount available)
     
    After Care: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Consists of supervised, unstructured free play. $40/week or $10/day.

  • Fairy Tale Frenzy

    Ages 5-7
    Red Capes, Magic Beans, and Glass Slippers! In Fairy Tale Frenzy, campers are invited to step inside a world of magic and adventure! The teaching artist will select a fairy tale that students will stage throughout the week, exploring ways to use their Actor's Toolbox of body, voice, and imagination to bring a classic story to life.

    Dates: 
    Week 1 (June 3–7) and Week 3 (June 17–21)
    All Day:
     9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Class Sharings: Friday at 3:00 pm
    Campus: High School – Ingram Theatre Building
    Cost: $290/weekly session (early bird discount available)
     
    After Care: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Consists of supervised, unstructured free play. $40/week or $10/day.
  • Intro to Improv

    Ages 8-10
    Students work as an improv troupe to create uproarious scenes and play improv games that keep them on their toes and their audience rolling in the aisles. Students team up to learn new ways to create bold characters and commit to improvised situations. This camp culminates in a sharing for family and friends at the end of the week.

    Dates: 
    Week 1 (June 3–7)
    All Day:
     9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Class Sharings: Friday at 3:00 pm
    Campus: High School – Ingram Theatre Building
    Cost: $290/weekly session (early bird discount available)
     
    After Care: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Consists of supervised, unstructured free play. $40/week or $10/day.
  • Team Broadway

    8–10 Years
    Students stretch their singing and dancing muscles at the same time! While building foundational approaches to voice and movement, students also take part in games and exercises that develop acting skills.

    Dates: Week 2 (June 10–14)
    All Day: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Class Sharings: Friday at 3:00 pm
    Campus: High School – Ingram Theatre Building
    Cost: $290/weekly session (early bird discount available)
     
    After Care: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Consists of supervised, unstructured free play. $40/week or $10/day.

  • Myths & Legends

    Ages 8-10
    In this class, your child will get a little epic as they explore the power of myths and legends, elevating larger-than-life characters and adventures to new heights on the stage. As they develop their own theatrical version of a selected story, students could find themselves dramatizing a courageous quest, creating a mammoth monster, or discovering the dynamic qualities of the world around them.

    Dates: Week 3
    (June 17–21)
    All Day:
     9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Class Sharings: Friday at 3:00 pm
    Campus: High School – Ingram Theatre Building
    Cost: $290/weekly session (early bird discount available)
     
    After Care: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Consists of supervised, unstructured free play. $40/week or $10/day.