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Pony Adventures Session 7

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Session 7 of Pony Adventures, available exclusively to our Primary and Freshman campers, is their chance to ride and learn about horses without having to build a stable in their backyards. The program will consist of learning about the care, feeding, grooming, and needs of horses. Campers will have a 20-minute personalized lesson each day. In […]

Pony Adventures Session 2

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Session 2 of Pony Adventures, designed to create a unique horseback riding experience for our Freshman and Sophomore campers, is an opportunity for them to strengthen riding skills and practice new routines without having to build a stable in their backyards. The program will consist of learning about the care, feeding, grooming, and needs of horses. Campers […]

Pony Adv/Day Camp

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Have you ever wanted to own a pony? Here is your chance to have a real pony experience without having to build a stable in your backyard. The program will consist of learning about the care, feeding, grooming, and needs of horses. Campers will have a 20-minute personalized lesson each day. In addition to riding, […]

Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives Cooking

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Explore the down home cooking that has made diners, drive-ins, and dive restaurants enduring institutions within their communities. Try delicious eggs, waffles, hash browns, burgers, milkshakes, and more as campers learn just what makes this comfort food so satisfying. As always, campers will get to combine their own ingredients, show off their skills in the […]

Congo Game Show @ SHES

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Become the next Bob Barker in Congo Game Show! Campers will design and host their own game shows, taking inspiration from classic shows like Jeopardy! and The Price is Right. Campers will learn what exactly makes game shows such a popular form of entertainment in American culture, improve their statistics and probability skills as they […]

Solar, Wind, and Water Power

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This STEM based camp is perfect for any young engineer interested in exploring the potential of renewable energy. Through a combination of hands on experiments and instruction, campers will work together to develop new ideas, invent new machines, and take advantage of the natural resources found across Congressional’s campus to put their ideas into practice.

Congo Detectives

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The world’s most famous detective might have lived at 221B Baker Street, but amateur sleuths will feel right at home as they unravel mysteries and solve complex cases at Congressional. Look for clues, question suspects, interpret evidence, and solve the case, all while learning about real and fictional detectives and their roles in history and […]

Mediterranean Cooking

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Sample the succulent flavors and rich culinary history of the Mediterranean in the new cooking camp. Campers will work together and with our cooking counselors to learn about various ingredients unique to the region, try their hands at recreating traditional Mediterranean dishes, and bring home their own recipes to impress their friends and family.

Camp Journalism

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Discover what goes on behind the scenes in order to make Congressional such a special experience for its families. In Camp Journalism, campers will spend their time touring campus, interviewing campers and counselors, taking photos, and reporting on special events. Throughout the course of the session, campers will work with our Social Media Team to […]

Hawaiian Cooking

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Bring the flavors of The Aloha State back home in Hawaiian Cooking Camp! Hawaiian cooking introduces campers to the exotic food and drinks enjoyed in the Hawaiian Islands. Every day, campers will try exciting Hawaiian recipes, working together to cook and sample new foods, snacks, and drinks. Campers are sure to come home with some delicious […]

Fun with Fossils

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Unearth your inner paleontologist and discover a whole new world hidden right underneath our feet! Figure out how fossils were formed, why different fossils are found where they are found around the world, and set up an excavation site to dig up the history of the footprints, plants, gems, and animal species preserved throughout time. Campers […]

Board Game Designers @ SHES

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A wonderful world of excitement and adventure awaits your camper in Board Game Designers! Campers will discover great games, develop unique strategies, and make new friends as they challenge one another throughout the session. As the camp progresses, campers will draw on inspiration from traditional games like chess through modern classics like Settlers of Catan […]

Art Studio Paint @ SHES

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Grab your brushes and get ready to create a masterpiece! Campers will learn from a variety of painters and styles, from classical artists like Rembrandt and da Vinci to more modern auteurs like Jackson Pollack and Salvador Dali, before expressing their own creativity by manipulating  a variety of brushes, canvases, paints, and techniques. By the […]

Jr. Architects @ SHES

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Design, experiment, and build anything you can imagine in this hands-on camp focused on architectural design. Our young architects will study architectural theory and classic design, using a combination of computer software and physical models to blueprint and construct their own buildings, bridges, stadiums, and modern marvels!

Ukulele @ SHES

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This is a great opportunity for first time musicians to explore their creativity and interest in the ukulele. Beginners will be exposed to musical notes, composition, arrangement, and basic instrument play. More intermediate players will be able to advance their skills, develop their individual playing technique, explore music theory, and and learn popular songs. Come […]

Learn to Bike Ride

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This introductory camp is designed to give young campers the experience and confidence they need to begin to feel comfortable riding a bike. Campers will work closely with our bike riding counselors to practice their balance, turning, and basic bicycle safety skills. No prior riding experience is required for this camp, so come join us […]

Eco Science @ SHES

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Whether on the land or under the sea, ecosystems are incredibly complex communities. Eco Science seeks to help campers unravel these complexities, and understand how animals, plants, nutrients, and climate all interact with one another to shape their individual environments. Campers will learn the science behind ecosystems, discover how internal and external variables can affect […]

Graffiti Art @ SHES

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This new camp will expose campers to the exciting world of graffiti artwork. From the Roman Empire to Banksy, artists have used graffiti throughout human history to express their creativity and comment on society. In Graffiti Art, campers will learn how graffiti techniques and styles have developed over time, practice with different paints, inks, and […]

Elves, Orcs, & Rings @ SHES

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Travel to Mordor, defeat Sauron, and save Middle Earth, all from the comfort of Congressional. Campers will immerse themselves in the world of The Lord of the Rings, using the original novels and modern film adaptations as inspiration for games, arts and crafts projects, and more. Design your personal One Ring, play exciting games with […]

Congo Improv @ SHES

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Are you a fan of shows like “Who’s Line is it Anyway?” Come to Congressional and try your hand at the art of improvisation! A program of fun games, quick thinking exercises, and improvisational games will build your camper’s confidence, develop their acting abilities, and introduce them to a world of creativity and entertainment.

Japanese Cooking @ SHES

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Konnichiwa, and welcome to Japanese Cooking at Congo Camp! Have you ever wanted to try your hand at making sushi? Explore the wide variety of Japanese cooking techniques and food preparation? Spend this week learning all about the culinary delicacies of the Japanese culture? Japanese Cooking is your opportunity! Over the course of the week, […]

CSI: Congo @ SHES

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People can lie, but the evidence never does. In CSI: Congo, our young investigators will develop all of the tools they need to get to the bottom of even the most complicated cases. The camp will with an introduction to the history of forensic science, during which campers will how advanced technology and scientific breakthroughs […]

Art of the Sandwich @ SHES

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Are you tired of eating the same boring, old sandwiches every day? Then expand your skills in the kitchen and learn how to transform an average sandwich into a culinary work of art! Campers will learn how different breads, sauces, meats, fruits, vegetables, and toppings interact to create mouthwatering sandwiches, and work with our counselors […]

Time Travelers: China @ SHES

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Step back in time and spend a week living in an ancient civilization! Each session of Time Travelers is designed to offer campers fun, engaging activities centered around a specific ancient culture. While visiting Ancient China, campers can travel the Silk Road, walk the Great Wall, learn about Chinese art and architecture, build their own […]

Time Travelers: Aztecs @ SHES

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Step back in time and spend a week living in an ancient civilization! Each session of Time Travelers is designed to offer campers fun, engaging activities centered around a specific ancient culture. While visiting the Aztec Empire, campers will explore Tenochtitlan, design and construct their own Aztec masks, play unique games inspired by Aztec sports, […]

Time Travelers: Greece @ SHES

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Step back in time and spend a week living in an ancient civilization! Each session of Time Travelers is designed to offer campers fun, engaging activities centered around a specific ancient culture. While visiting Ancient Greece, campers spend their days investigating the role the gods living on Mt. Olympus played in everyday Greek life, design their […]

Time Travelers: Egypt @ SHES

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Step back in time and spend a week living in an ancient civilization! Each session of Time Travelers is designed to offer campers fun, engaging activities centered around a specific ancient culture. While visiting Egypt, campers can construct their own pyramids, immerse themselves in Egyptian mythology, write in hieroglyphics, learn about the importance of the […]

Time Travelers: Persia @ SHES

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Step back in time and spend a week living in an ancient civilization! Each session of Time Travelers is designed to offer campers fun, engaging activities centered around a specific ancient culture. While visiting the Persian Empire, campers will enjoy activities like learning about larger than life rulers like Cyrus the Great, designing their own temples […]

Congo Garden Science

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Get your hands dirty and dig in to learn the science behind gardening! Learn how different plants, animals interact with one another to create healthy, thriving gardens, immerse yourself in fun science experiments, expand your creativity working on fun arts and crafts projects, and take home some seeds to help get started on a garden […]

Congo Tinker Lab

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Build, design, play, explore, imagine – nothing is off limits in Congo Tinker Lab! Children learn naturally through experimentation with new objects and ideas, and Congo Tinker Lab is designed to enable them to explore to their heart’s content, interacting with toys, paint, nature, and even common household objects in order to understand how these […]

Frozen Treats & Snacks

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Take a break from the summer heat and cool down with a delicious frozen treat! This cooking camp will introduce campers to all kinds of delicious frozen foods, from healthy fruits and smoothies to delectable desserts. Campers will be able to learn from existing recipes, as well as experiment with different ingredients to create their own […]

Cooking by Fire

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Get ready to grill, roast, and broil your way to culinary heaven in this exciting new camp that introduces campers to the possibilities of outdoor cooking. Once campers have learned the necessary skills to safely build fires and operate grills, they’ll get their hands dirty and start exploring new ways to cook their favorite meals over […]

Fires, Forts, and Shelters

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Fires, Forts, and Shelters is the ideal camp for any outdoor enthusiast. Taking advantage of our beautiful 40 acre campus, our instructors will guide your campers as they explore the great outdoors. Over the course of the week, campers will learn different techniques for building and maintaining safe fires, navigate by compass, learn about knots, […]

Congo Karting

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Get behind the wheel and put the pedal to the metal in Congo Karting! Campers will compete in individual and team races around campus, play creative games using our pedal karts, and learn how to follow the quickest racing line, efficiently brake and accelerate, and when to overtake other drivers. Throughout the session, campers will hone their driving skills […]

Bowls Cooking

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If it fits in a bowl, you can create it in this new cooking camp. Food bowls, from Chipotle to Poké, combine delicious ingredients with the convenience and portability. Campers will learn how to make popular classics like breakfast and burrito bowls, experiment with different foods and ingredients to see which combinations result in the […]

Drone Racing

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Jump into the fast paced, exhilarating world of drone racing in this exciting new camp! Drone Racing, which recently began as an amateur sport and is rapidly growing across the country, involves pilots, who wear first person goggles to see the world from the drone’s perspective, racing their creations through unique courses and obstacles. Campers […]

Hula Dancing

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Immerse yourself in the beauty and mystique of Hula Dancing, Hawaii’s traditional form of dance. In between practicing their dance move and playing traditional Hawaiian instruments, campers will learn how and why Hula Dancing originated in Hawaii, the significance of traditional Hula costumes, and how to interpret the meanings behind different forms of the dance. […]

Go West Tennis @ Sleepy Hollow Bath and Raquet

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Throughout the two week session campers will work on developing stroke production, accuracy and athleticism in a supportive and focused environment.  Each day will start with a dynamic warm up followed by a progression of drills to improve stroke production.  Stroke production drills are designed to ensure that each student is learning the proper grip, […]

Zippy’s Encore

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Returning for its second summer, Zippy’s Encore is the result of Congo’s most creative staff designing their dream week of camp. Campers joining us for this fun filled encore to our Day Camp program will have the chance to participate in a variety of traditional Congressional activities including sports, arts, and swimming, but also some exciting new […]

Rocketry @ SHES

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Campers will learn everything they need to know to build their own rockets and launch them into the sky in Rocketry Camp! Through a combination of classroom learning and hands on experiments, campers will explore the history and development of rockets, create their own designs, and test them out around campus. 3…2…1… Blast off!

Farm to Table Cooking @ SHES

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Interested in natural and organic cooking? Want to use fresh ingredients straight from the farm? This camp is for you. At Farm to Table Cooking, campers will learn about organic farming and will be creating dishes and meals focused on fresh, seasonal ingredients. Trips to the grocery store, farmers market, and a farm will help […]

iPad Digital Storytelling

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Ever wanted a more modern way to tell your stories? iPad Digital Storytelling enables campers to express their unique creativity through storytelling and digital art! Campers will use iPads to narrate and illustrate their own stories, enhancing their tales with short clips, sounds, effects, and digital technology. Bring your favorite stories and ideas to life!

Minecraft @ SHES

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Design and build a world of your own in this new camp that offers an introduction to the exciting universe of Minecraft. Intro to Minecraft offers campers a structured environment to experiment and explore while they create characters, buildings, and worlds. Campers will also develop an understanding of the underlying ideas and mechanics that power […]

Pokemon @ SHES

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The Congressional Pokémon Camp is designed to train young campers in their quest to become world class Pokémon Masters. Our Pokémon Trainers will learn the hugely popular and widely enjoyed Pokémon Trading Card Game played around the world, learning the league standards and official rules that are used in local and even global tournaments. For […]

Fencing

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En Guarde! Participants will learn modern Olympic Fencing, including footwork, blade work, and bouting. You even get to compete in a real tournament! All fencing equipment is provided.  Fencing takes place in a real fencing club with raised floors, regulation length strips, and electrical scoring equipment.  Each week we end with Glow-in-the-Dark Fencing Fridays. The […]

Bike Riding

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Say goodbye to the training wheels. This camp provides a hands-on, educational way for children to master the art of bicycle riding. Find your balance and learn basic bike riding, braking, steering, shifting, safety, and rules of the road. Activities include group and private instruction, riding courses through cones, mini bike rides, and more. In […]