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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 1

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Session 1 of Pony Adventures, open only to our Primary campers, is their opportunity to have an intimate introduction to horses and horseback riding 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 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

Animal Safari

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Animal Safari is a great opportunity for campers who are curious and eager to investigate the world around them! Campers will set out on mini-expeditions around our campus to observe the different animals and species that call Congressional their home. Campers will transform into young naturalists as they study the animal world through fun, games, […]

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 […]