Camp Pride Program Descriptions

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Camp Pride Program Descriptions
Art Camp
Campers will use their knowledge of the elements of art and different artistic mediums to create artistic materpieces!  Campers will spend the week engaging in a variety of individual and collaborative art based activities, as well as larger projects.  Some of the activities and projects will include telephone pictionary, collages, melted crayon art, and tape art.  Campers will end there week not only with an increased knowledge of art and newfound skills, but also incredible pieces to display during our Camp Pride Showcase!                            cochran
Age: Rising 6th - 9th grade                                           
Instructor: Alyssa Cochran
Date offered: June 15 - June 19 & July 6 - 10
WRAPS (Writing, Reading and Public Speaking) Camp
Campers will increase their skills in reading, writing and public speaking through a variety of interactive and engaging activities.  Some activities will include creating blackout poetry, "round-robin" stories, and short skits.  By planning, writing, and sharing their own creative works, as well as by working collaboratively with peers, campers will become more confident in their own skills, as well as going into the upcoming school year more prepared!
Age: Rising 6th - 9th grade                                           
Instructor: Alyssa Cochran
Date offered: June 22 - June 26 
Digital Production/Camp Yearbook
Campers will use their knowledge of basic digital production/digital media skills in order to produce the Camp Yearbook.  Camper will participate in taking pictures of all the awesome activities done everyday at camp, photo editing, and creating the "yearbook' itself.  Not only will campers gain basic digital productions skills, but they will also play an important part in preserving the memories of all the campers at Camp Pride.
Age: Rising 6th - 9th grade                                        
Instructor: Alyssa Cochran
Date offered: July 13 - 17 & July 20 -24
SWA Onstage - Summer Theatre Camp
During this 5 day session, our campers will dive into the exciting world of Theatre through games and activities covering staging, technical theatre, acting, and improv.   Students will share a performance on the final day of the camp at to showcase their newfound confidence, dramatic skills, and teamwork.                                                                       ms kidd
Age: Rising 6th - 9th grade                                        
Instructor: Arlie Kidd
Date offered: July 13 - 17 
Campers will discover the exciting world of S.T.E.A.M in a fun and creative way.  The class will be filled with challenges and competitions and you may event get wet!  Bring your mind and get ready to grow in your knowledge of the world around you!                                      mr dayton
Age: Rising 6th - 9th grade                                        
Instructor: Shawn Dayton
Date offered: June 15 - 19, June 22 - 26 & July 6 - 10
This is a great chance for your aspiring photographer to gain some photographic knowledge and inspirational fuel, to wow their friends and their teachers with amazing photographs when school's back in.  Inside the classroom and out, the kids will learn how to operate their cameras, and how to use the camera to create the images they want.  The campers will also be introduced to aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and editing tools to enhance their photos.  Students will build a portfolio to display their photos over the course of camp to be showcased at our camp-wide celebration. 
                                                                       ms sheppard
Age: Rising 6th - 9th grade                                        
Instructor: Taylor Sheppard
Date offered: July 20 - 24 
Soccer w/Coach Acosta
Come increase your speed, agility, and technical skills to become a better player.  We will improve your fitness and technical skills (ball control, passing, shooting) and play small sided and full field games.  Campers will be using the CEDA Academy fields in the morning and returning to campus for lunch and continuing their technical skills and fitness at Southern Wake Academy.  Camp will be led by Nick Acosta, current FVHS Women's Coach and NCFC youth coach.  Coach Acosta was a 3 time state champion at Swansboro High School as a player.  NCHSAA 2018 coach of the year while winning the 1st sate championship in school history for FVHS, CAA rookie of the year and Freshman All-American at UNCW.                                                      mr acosta
Age: Rising 5th - 10th grade  (co-ed, goalkeepers welcome)                               
Instructor: Nick Acosta
Date offered: July 6 -10
Camp Crafty
Crafting camp will highlight lost of fun and exciting crafts, while also learning about techniques for crafting.  You will leave camp with a pair of earrings, necklace, ring, wood sign, string art, and other fun crafts, all that YOU made!  We will also have lessons about hand lettering, simple jewelry repair, and painting and staining technique.                                  ms toms
Age: Rising 6th - 9th grade (co-ed)                            
Instructor: Laura Toms
Date offered: June 22 - 26
Cheer Camp
This camp focuses primarily on the fundamentals of Cheerleading: tumbling, stunting, cheers/chants, motions, dance, jumps, strength, and flexibility.  Athletes in this camp will learn a routine that will be performed on the last day of camp during our Basketball game for parents and spectators to showcase the skills the campers have learned throughout the week.  We have partnered with Rockstar Cheer in Holly Springs and will be holding the camp at their location to offer the best possible experience for our campers.  Drop off and pick up will take place at: 2161 E. Williams St. #115Coach Sheppard was a collegiate game day and competitive cheerleader for Limestone College (2014 - 2018), CCA Grand Champion, three time NCA Collegiate Camp Grand Champion and a member of the Chi Alpha Sigma National Student Athlete Honor Society.  
Age: Rising 3rd - 9th grade                            
Instructor: Taylor Sheppard & Laura Toms
Date offered: July 6 - 10 & July 13 - 17
Basketball Camp
Enhance your skill set with Crossover Training.  Speed, Agility, Ball handling, Passing, Shooting, Movement, Offensive skill set.  This camp will cover a wide range of both beginner and advanced skill development.  Campers will showcase their skills to parents and spectators at the camp-wide celebration on the last day of Camp Pride.  Coach Lamar Cross played at Apex HS and was 3 time All Conference, played at Cape Fear Community college and went on to play at UNC at Pembroke.  He has been working at SWA for 9 years and coaching at the Varsity level.      mr cross
Age: Rising 5th - 10th grade  (co-ed)                          
Instructor: Lamar Cross
Date offered: June 15 - 19, July 13 - 17 & July 20 - 24
Soccer w/Coach Byrd
More information available soon...                                              
Age: Rising 5th - 10th grade  (co-ed)                          
Instructor: Terry Byrd
Date offered: June 22 - 26