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Festivities, Ceremonies Honor the Graduating Class of 2021

The senior class joined the ranks of Ravenscroft alumni at their commencement ceremony on Friday, May 28, but this special group of students celebrated their time together with a number of special activities over the last month.

 
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Camp Ravens Nest

Now in its 39th year at Ravenscroft, Camp Ravens Nest offers children in rising Kindergarten through 6th grade a meaningful, fun-filled, and safe summertime experience. Combining both a break from school routine with an opportunity to explore additional educational experiences, campers participate in a relaxed, yet closely supervised setting. All campers are served lunch in their separate classrooms, have morning and afternoon snacks and have daily rest time.

The program of activities builds on enhancements of the past several years; offering exposure to the arts through music, drama, art, and literature; crafts through activities in various media, building, and cooking; and physical activities through daily recreation, free play, and swimming. The varied schedule includes weekly themes, "special days", projects, and field trips, all of which are designed to develop the child's skills, self-confidence and to broaden his or her horizons... plus have fun!

Daily Health Screen

In an effort to inhere to our successful protocols and the safety of our campers, Ravenscroft will no longer allow concurrent registrations. The idea of mixing groups during the camp day creates an unsafe environment for all of our campers. 

With that in mind, **Due to the Pandemic and construction going on campus, the pool will be unavailable to Ravens Nest between July 25 through August 06, 2021.**

 

Weekly Lunch Menu

If your camper has any allergy Restrictions or is a Vegetarian, please pack a lunch that does not need to be refrigerated
 

Download Camp Ravens Nest Parent Info Packet
 

Download Daily Ravens Nest Schedule 

Ravens Nest Brochure


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Session Dates:

Session #1- June 14-18, 2021

Session #2- June 21-25, 2021

Session #3- July 5-9, 2021

Session #4- July 12-16, 2021

Session #5- July 19-23, 2021

Session #6- July 26-30, 2021

Session #7- August 2-6, 2021

Daily Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Ages: Rising Kindergarten - 6th Grade (Split into 3 Groups)

Group A: Rising K - 1st Grade

Group B: Rising 2nd - 3rd Grades

Group C: Rising 4th - 6th Grades

Gender: Coed

Location: Lower School, 5th Grade Center

Cost: $260/week

*Camp Fee includes lunch, two snacks daily and all other incidental costs (materials for art projects, field trips, etc.)

 

*PLEASE NOTE: Online Registration for Camp Ravens Nest closes on the Friday preceding the camp week. For example, online registration for session one (June 14-18), will close on Friday, June 11.

Camp Ravens Nest DOES NOT permit single day "drop-in" or partial week enrollment

What to bring to Camp Ravens Nest: Please bring a backpack with a change of clothes daily. Optional Items for campers include a water bottle, water shoes or sandals for the pool/pool deck. Closed shoes are to be worn every day. 

**For Summer 2021, please send your child with a backpack with a NAME TAG on it. Thank You!**

Facilities:

Camp Ravens Nest is located in the Lower School 5th Grade Center. Campers will be divided into 3 groups; rising Kindergarten - first grades (Group A), rising second - third grades (Group B), and rising fourth - sixth grades (Group C).

Most campers arrive between 7:00 and 8:00 am and will meet in a common area, with groups separating after 8:00 am. Parents are to sign-in upon arrival, sign-out upon departure and touch base with a staff member on a daily basis. Camp Ravens Nest will also use the Lower School playgrounds and gymnasium.

Supervision:

The Camp Ravens Nest directors, Whitneye McCoy and Leana Stewart, have extensive experience working with children in a variety of environments. Whitneye has been promoted to the Summer Programs and After school Programs Coordinator position while Leana is a recently retired Ravenscroft Lower School Language Instructor. 

The camp provides a minimum of one qualified staff member for every 12 children and supervision of groups will be by at least two qualified staff members at all times. The staff includes certified teachers, teacher assistants and student volunteers. All staff members are hired based on their strong desire to make a difference in each child's summer experience. In addition, Mr. Sandy Kapatos, Summer Programs Director, provides general program oversight.

PLEASE NOTE: The School requires that students be dropped off at Camp RavensNest no earlier than 7:00 am and picked up no later than 6:00 pm. A late fee of $1.00 per minute will be assessed for any child picked up after 6:00 pm.