Summer Programs


Hilton Head Preparatory School Summer Programs provide an opportunity for every camper to develop skills and interests in a variety of areas. Enrollment is open to all in the community and are co-ed unless otherwise noted. Enrollment is limited and will be on a “first-come, first-served" basis.

We welcome friends, neighbors, Hilton Head Island & Bluffton residents and visitors! As camp sizes are limited, we encourage early registration. Please provide lunch for your child for full day camps if not included in description. For further information about offerings please email Liz Nash or call 843.715.8522. Tuition is required along with the online registration form to reserve a space in the Summer Camps.

Make checks payable to Hilton Head Preparatory School and mail to Liz Nash, Hilton Head Prep, 8 Fox Grape Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.

*Registration will take place in Prep's Dining Hall on the first day of each camp session.*

Please contact Prep's Camp Director, Liz Nash, on her cell phone at 843-290-8805 for emergencies.


Registration Information

Directions for Registering for a Summer Camp

*Online registration is not available at this time.*

To register for a summer camp, please do one of the following:

1. Fill in the registration form. Print and mail along with payment to: Liz Nash, Hilton Head Prep, 8 Fox Grape Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.

2. Fill in the registration form. Save and email to Liz Nash at lnash@hhprep.org.

Printable Registration Form

*Online registration is not available at this time.*

To register for a summer camp, please do one of the following:

1. Fill in the registration form. Print and mail along with payment to: Liz Nash, Hilton Head Prep, 8 Fox Grape Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.

2. Fill in the registration form. Save and email to Liz Nash at lnash@hhprep.org.

PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM

Refund Policy

Refunds for Summer Programs will not be issued unless a camp is canceled due to inadequate enrollment. In the event Hilton Head Prep cancels a camp, you will be notified one week in advance, and will be refunded the total amount.

Privacy Policy

Hilton Head Prep respects your privacy and makes every effort to protect personal and/or credit card information. Hilton Head Prep will never willingly release this information to a third party without prior permission.

Hilton Head Prep 2017 Summer Camp Listings

Discovery DayZ All Summer Long - Day Camp

Coed
Ages: 4 - 11

This camp promotes fun and fair play while playing games such as kickball, soccer, capture-the-flag, floor hockey, and softball. Campers will also have some down time, participating in non-competitive group activities and crafts. Local field trips will be offered throughout the summer. Campers will be grouped by age and ability and instruction will range from fundamentals to advanced.

Dates Offered:

Session 1: May 30 - June 2
Session 2: June 5 - 9
Session 3: June 12 - 16
Session 4: June 19 - 23
Session 5: June 26 - 30
Session 6: July 3 - 7 - TBD
Session 7: July 10 - 14
Session 8: July 17 - 21
Session 9: July 24 - 28

Cost:

Full-Day $190/week
Half-Day $115/week

Time:

Full-Day - 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Half-Day - 9:00 am - Noon OR 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Location:

Hilton Head Prep
Middle School Gym

Instructors:

Liz Nash - Hilton Head Prep Cross Country Coach, P.E. Teacher and Middle School Athletic Director

Animal Care Camp

Coed
Grades: Rising 3-8

Love all creatures great and small? Come explore the responsibilities in choosing and caring for the right pet in your household. Campers will also investigate animal-oriented careers and experience hands-on moments with many different types of animals.

Dates:

June 19 - June 23
July 17 - July 21

Cost:

$185.00/week

Time:

9am - 3:30pm

Location:

Hilton Head Prep Lower School Commons

Instructor:

Mr. Mike Sanz

Basic Basket Weaving

Coed
Ages: 8+

The basketry class will make four baskets using various techniques: stop-and-start, continuous weaving, and twinging. The forms we make will be functional and/or decorative. We will use commercial reeds of various sizes and forms. Locally harvested natural materials will be added for weaving and embellishing as well as adding
man-made materials for decorating.

Dates:

June 5 - June 9

Cost:

$190.00 plus a $25.00 supply fee

Time:

9am - 3pm

Location:

Hilton Head Prep Art Room

Instructor:

Mrs. Frederica Carson

Creative Writing Camp

Coed
Ages: 9-16

In this summer camp students will learn all about how to write their creative ideas into reality. The five-day experience will focus mainly on novels and short stories, with each day centered around the core pillars of writing, such as characters, plot, and dialogue. By the end of the week, students will have a novel or story ready to write or illustrate!

Dates:

June 26 - June 30
July 10 - July 14

Cost:

$125.00/week

Time:

9am - Noon

Location:

Crowley Building - Art Room

Instructor:

Ms. Kelly Dillon

Digital Photography with Sarah

Coed

Grades: Rising 6th-8th Graders

Class Max: 10

Location: KNS Computer Lab & Surrounding campus

Dates: June 19-23

Time: 12:30-2:30

Cost: $100

Instructor: Ms. Sarah Orie

Dive into the world of digital photography with a week of shooting, editing, and fun! In the opening days you’ll learn about basic composition and rules as well as showcasing your work to the rest of the class. The middle days will be used for shooting and editing your “portfolios” which final products will be shown the last days of class. The portfolio consists of your favorite pictures you took from the daily assignments. You’ll learn the basic functions of Photoshop and Lightroom as well become one step closer to becoming a pro! All you need is a phone or camera.

Drama Camp

Coed
Grades: Rising 3 - 6

The Drama Camp will give students an opportunity to participate in supervised creative dramatic activities including a readers theatre. Students will be exposed to different aspects of theatre including impromptu skits, vocal music, dance, and props. The camp will work on creative thinking skills, encourage teamwork, and provide students with enriched learning experiences in the are of performing arts.

Dates:

July 10-14

Cost:

$150.00/week

Time:

9am - Noon

Location:

Hilton Head Prep Lower School Commons

Instructor:

Ms. Ashley Steele

Recycled DIY Crafts Camp

Coed
Grades: Rising 4-8

The Recycled DIY Crafts Camp will give students an opportunity to create various Do-It-Yourself crafts while helping the environment! Students will use recycled materials and their imaginations to plan, design, and create crafts for themselves or for friends and family.This camp benefits the brain as we’ll work on planning, organization and even math skills. The camp will also benefit the body as students will be energized and engaged in creating projects that are interesting to them. And of course this camp benefits the Earth, as we’ll be reducing the amount of waste that is clogging our landfills by using recycled materials!

Dates:

June 19-23

Cost:

$125.00/week

Time:

9am - Noon

Location:

Hilton Head Prep

Instructor:

Ms. Samantha Payne

Yo-Yo Camp

Coed
Ages: 7-13

First Day:
-Introduction
-Background
-Handing out each YoYo
-Getting familiar with the yoyo design
-Learning the basics of YoYo play

Middle Days:
-Basic Tricks
-Learning the base mounts of play
-Adding tricks to each mount
-Fun activities with tricks

Final Day:
-Fun Activities
-Competitions
-Best trick
-Longest sleep
-Longest dog walk
-Multi round all around yoyo champ
-Challenges
-Ceremony
-Prizes

Dates:

June 26 - June 30
July 3 - July 7 (NO CAMP on July 4th)

Cost:

$125.00/week (including yo-yo)

Time:

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Location:

Middle School Gym

Instructor:

Mr. Justin Stone

Baseball Camp

Ages: 10 - 16

Campers will be able to reinforce their fundamental baseball skills. Through individualized attention, campers will gain and increased level of understanding of the specific skills and general rules for "America's pastime." Games and skills challenges will be used as a fun way to reinforce the skills being emphasized.

Dates:

July 17 - July 21

Cost:

$115.00/week

Time:

9am-11am

Location:

Hilton Head Prep Athletic Field

Coach:

Coach Dobbie Green - Hilton Head Prep Varsity Baseball Coach

Basketball Camp - Rising Grades 8 - 12

Coed
Grades: Rising 8 - 12

This camp will focus on man defense, man presses, fastbreak, ball handling, fitness drills, and mental approach. This is a teaching camp although games, using camp skills, will be played in the evenings.

Dates:

July 10-14

Cost:

$180.00/week

Time:

9am-Noon - (Monday-Thursday) Drill Work

6pm - 7:30pm - (Monday-Wednesday) Games

Location:

Hilton Head Prep Field House

Coaches:

Dr. Bob Sulek - former college and high school basketball coach

Junior Dolphin Football Camp

Grades: Rising 6 - 8

Our Dolphin Football Camp will introduce and then develop game fundamentals including throwing, catching, kicking, blocking, tackling and agility as well as an introduction to strength and conditioning. Campers will play flag football games and have daily competitions. Camp will be a fun and engaging opportunity to learn the fundamentals of football, but also the mental strategy, proper attitude and emotional aspects of the game.

Dates:

June 5 - June 9

Cost:

$125.00/week

Time:

9am - Noon

Location:

Hilton Head Prep Athletic Field

Coach:

Coach Dave Adams and Coach Kenn Luthanen

Running Camp

Coed
Ages: Rising 6th Grade - 12th Grade

Beginners through Advanced

"Running with Passion in the Lowcountry" is a four-day running camp partnered with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). This camp will include assessments, daily workouts, and informational sessions with guest speakers. More information to follow!

Dates:

July 17 - July 20

Cost:

$125.00 - Includes daily lunch & T-shirt
*Contact Liz Nash at 843.290.8805 for scholarship information*

Time:

8am - 3pm

Location:

Hilton Head Prep

Coach:

A collaboration of Hilton Head Preparatory School, Bluffton High School, and May River High School coaching staffs.

Storm Soccer Academy Full-Day Camp

Coed - Intermediate players
Ages: 8 and up

Highly competitive training for families looking for the most quality instruction available at a summer camp. Afternoon portion includes Futsal training and games.

Dates:

June 26 - June 30

Cost:

$310.00/week (ball and shirt included)

*Lunch included for an additional $25.00 (payable by cash only first day of camp). Ham or turkey sandwich, pizza on Friday.*

Time:

8:30am - 4:00pm
(drop-off starting at 7:45am, pick-up until 4:45pm)

Location:

Hilton Head Prep Athletic Field

Coaches:

Jeremy Aven, Miguel Lopez, and other staff with college, high school, and youth coaching experience.

Storm Soccer Academy Half-Day Camp

Coed
Ages: 8 and under

Great camp for younger players or beginners looking for quality age appropriate instruction that combines learning and fun.

Dates:

June 26 - June 30

Cost:

$150.00/week

Time:

9am - Noon (drop-off starting at 7:45am)

Location:

Hilton Head Prep Athletic Field

Coaches:

Jeremy Aven, Miguel Lopez, and other staff with college, high school, and youth coaching experience.

Instructional Volleyball Camp

Coed
Beginner & Intermediate
Rising 7th Grade to 12th Grade

Come learn and play the wonderful game of volleyball! Participate in drills and activities that will help build your knowledge and agility. Get one-on-one instruction, group instruction, and learn strength and exercises that will help make you a stronger player. Please come ready to run, jump, sweat, and participate in all aspects of the game of volleyball.

Dates:
June 19 - June 23

Cost:
$125.00/week per session

Time:
9am - Noon - Beginner & Intermediate
12:30pm - 3:30pm - Advanced

Location:
Joseph B. Fraser, Jr. Field House on Prep's campus

Coach:
Coach Jola Graham - Head Volleyball Coach at Savannah State University

Summer Strength & Conditioning Program

Coed
Ages: 12 and up

Train like a professional athlete at Hilton Head Prep's Summer Strength & Conditioning Program! The training will include the development of speed, agility, quickness, strength and power. Drills will include speed parachutes, ladder drills, weight training, bungee work, motor control, etc. Training is ideal for all athletic abilities. Come join us and get in the best shape of your life.

Dates:

Session 1: May 30 - June 2
Session 2: June 5 - 9
Session 3: June 12 - 16
Session 4: June 19 - 23
Session 5: June 26 - 30

Cost:

$100.00/week
$350.00/month

Time:

8am - 10am

Location:

Hilton Head Prep - Graham Wellness Center

Coach:

Mike DeMaria, CSCS ACSM strength coach, exercise physiologist and owner of Athletes First.www.athletesfirsthhi.com

Fundamental Basketball Skills Development Lessons

Focus on developing and improving individual basketball fundamentals to a game speed level, enabling players to incorporate their skills into real game action.

-Ball handling
-Shooting mechanics (off catch / off dribble)
-Footwork
-Jab step series
-Post and perimeter play

Coach:

Les Fertig has 35 years experience as a high major basketball coach (University of Oklahoma, US Military Academy at West Point, Ohio State University, Indiana University, and Texas Tech University). Coach Fertig coached 37 NBA players and numerous others who have played professional basketball in Europe.

Cost:

$85.00/per hour session

Hilton Head Prep Educational Courses & Camps

College Application Boot Camp

Coed
Grades: Rising Seniors ONLY (Limited to 20 students)

Prepare for the college application process! Topics to be covered during this four day course include:

Day 1: Choosing the "right" college - Naviance, college research, tools to use, what makes the right "fit", making a "colleges I am applying to list".

Day 2: Writing the personal statement/essay. Essay discussions, reading and first draft to be completed.

Day 3: The common college application and the academic calendar. Students will have time to fill out application, ask questions, discuss issues, fill out a calendar of deadlines, and get organized!

Day 4: Financial Aid and scholarships. Discussion about the FAFSA, CSS Profile, how to get scholarships, where to find scholarships, and philosophy of scholarships as well as college interview tips and one-on-one practice.


Dates:

August 1-4

Cost:

$100.00

Time:

TBD

Location:

Hilton Head Preparatory School - Classroom location TBD

Instructor:

Mrs. Deena Paradiso

Countdown to college testing: Boosting your ACT & SAT scores

Coed
Grades: Rising Seniors ONLY (Limited to 12 students)

Sharpen your college admissions test taking skills and rocket your way to higher scores! Topics to be covered during this five-day workshop include:

Day 1: Flight Instructions: ACT/SAT Differences and Similarities. We will also explore the general strategies and approaches that have helped others increase their scores. Sample protocols for each of the Writing Essays will be shared & reviewed.

Day 2: English/Writing & Language. This morning will be filled with tips, strategies, & practice for the ACT English and SAT Writing and Language sections.

Day 3: Reading. This morning will be filled with tips, strategies, & practice for the Reading sections used in both tests.

Day 4: Science. You now probably know that this ACT section is not actually about Science! But you may not realize that ACT Science practice can also help you with the SAT Reading and Writing & Language sections. You will learn how as we provide tips and strategies to power you through ACT Science and these other sections.

Day 5: Math & Final Blast Off! You have studied the Math content in your school classes, but there are some strategies to apply for those questions that challenge you. You will learn about these. We will close our session with some tips about what you should do to continue preparing.

Dates:

July 17 – 21, 2017

Cost:

$200

Time:

9.00AM - 12.00PM

Location:

Hilton Head Preparatory School - Classroom location TBD

Instructor:

Dr. Sherri Lawless

Hilton Head Prep Sponsored Camps

European Soccer Academy

Coed
Ages 8 and up

The highest level of soccer training by internationally qualified coaches providing a world class environment for all players to develop and learn new skills, improve their understanding of the game, and ultimately become better players during the summer camp.

Dates:
June 12- June 16

Cost:
$275.00 (T-shirt and 2 junior tickets to a Beaufort County Football Club WPSL game included)

Time:
9am-4pm (Please bring a packed lunch daily)

Location:
Hilton Head Preparatory School Athletic Field

Instructor:
Selection of International coaches from Beaufort County Football Club who have extensive college, high school, and youth coaching experience.

European Soccer Academy 2 Day Camps

Coed – All abilities

Ages: 8 and up

The highest level of soccer training by internationally qualified coaches providing a world class environment for all players to develop and learn new skills, improve their understanding of the game and ultimately become better players during the summer camp.

Dates:
June 5 - June 9
June 19 – June 23
July 3 – July 7 (Not July 4)
July 10 – July 14
July 17 – July 21
July 24 – July 28
July 31 – August 4

Boys - Monday and Wednesday

Girls - Tuesday and Thursday

Cost: $40 (t-shirt and 2 junior tickets to a Beaufort County Football Club WPSL game included)

If all the 2 day camps are booked in conjunction with the Full Day Camp (total value $275) then a total cost of $530.

Time: U13’s 9am – 11am Drop-off starting from 8am, pick-up through 12pm

U14’s and older 3pm – 5pm Drop-off starting from 2pm, pick-up through 5:30pm

Location: Hilton Head Prep Athletic Field

Coaches: Selection of International coaches from Beaufort County Football Club who have extensive college, high school, and youth coaching experience.

Skills Academy I

Coed
4th - 7th grade boys & girls

Point Guard Camp, also known as PGC, is designed to be the place for young players to build foundational and essential basketball skills. All camps include on-court games and competitions, leadership and communication training, attitude, habit, and mental training, and interactive off-court activities and film sessions.

Get more details and register at PGCcourses.com.


Dates:
June 5-9, 2017

Cost:
$395.00/session

Time:
8:30am - 4:00pm

Location:
Hilton Head Preparatory School - Joseph B. Fraser, Jr. Field House

Skills Academy II

Coed
7th - 11th grade boys & girls

Point Guard Camp, also known as PGC, is designed to be the place for young players to build foundational and essential basketball skills. All camps include on-court games and competitions, leadership and communication training, attitude, habit, and mental training, and interactive off-court activities and film sessions.

Get more details and register at PGCcourses.com.

Dates:
June 12-16, 2017

Cost:
$395.00/session

Time:
8:30am - 4:00pm

Location:
Hilton Head Preparatory School - Joseph B. Fraser, Jr. Field House

Junior Sailing

Offered through the South Carolina Yacht Club, The Junior Sailing Program is established as the premier sailing program for Hilton Head Island juniors. Five levels of instruction are offered - Guppies, Learn to Sail, Intermediate, Optimist Development Team and Optimist Race Team. The entire SCYC Junior Sailing Staff is US Sailing certified.

Different ages, times, and sessions apply. For more information, please click on the link below or contact SCYC Yachting Director, Mark Newman. mnewman@scyachtclub.com | 843-342-BOAT.

SCYC Junior Sailing Program


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