Summer

Virtual Camps

Annie Wright Schools' virtual camps allow campers to explore and pursue their passions more deeply - right from the comfort of their own home. These camps are all led by fabulous instructors who also share the specific passion, including many of our own faculty.

Virtual Camps

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  • Animal Sketching

    Students will learn how to sketch a new animal every day!

    Materials needed for drawing:
    • Any paper ( one for every day)
    • Pencil & eraser
    • Colored pencils, markers optional
    Any art store is great for supply buying such as Artco, Michael's and Amazon have options.
  • Computer Programming for Beginners (Grades 3-5)

    Creating games and stories through programming with interactive help.
  • Computer Programming for Beginners (Grades 6-12)

    Creating games and stories through programming with interactive help.
  • Dress Up & Dance Party Hour

    Bring a costume, meet new friends, and move along to a dance themed party! There will be a theme to each dance party and all you have to do is come move along to a beat and dress to the theme. Fun for you and the family!
  • Explore & Paint the Solar System

    Students will paint different aspects of our solar system every day such as planets, galaxies, meteors.

    Materials needed to paint:
    • Painting paper or canvas (one for every day of the week)
    • Paint brushes (at least 1 big brush & 1 regular sized brush)
    • Acrylic paint: primaries (red, blue, & yellow) and black and white
    • Cup of water
    • Paper towels
    Any art store is great for supply buying such as Artco, Michael's and Amazon have options.
  • Explore Our Universe: Climate Science & Renewable Energy

    Students will apply their prior knowledge and explore new scientific concepts using a variety of engaging, digital interactives including PBS NOVA Labs. These web-based simulations allow for active experimentation with real-world data in a fun, video-game style format. Supplemental access to Explore Learning Gizmos will also be provided for additional enrichment. We will explore Earth’s changing climate over the last 65 Million years and systematically design a future built on renewable energy.
  • Explore Our Universe: Evolutionary Trees

    Students will apply their prior knowledge and explore new scientific concepts using a variety of engaging, digital interactives including PBS NOVA Labs. These web-based simulations allow for active experimentation with real-world data in a fun, video-game style format. Supplemental access to Explore Learning Gizmos will also be provided for additional enrichment. We will explore building evolutionary trees through analysis of shared traits.
  • Explore Our Universe: Genetics & Disease

    Students will apply their prior knowledge and explore new scientific concepts using a variety of engaging, digital interactives including PBS NOVA Labs. These web-based simulations allow for active experimentation with real-world data in a fun, video-game style format. Supplemental access to Explore Learning Gizmos will also be provided for additional enrichment. We will design biomolecules to treat cancer and other disease
  • Greek Mythology

    This camp will have some arts and crafts, cooking and trivia! Fun for the whole family!

    Materials: List will be sent 1-2 weeks before start of camp.

    Requires parental support and-or supervision.
  • LEGO® Adventure Camp

    Get ready to build your own LEGO® adventures. Fun story lines will be presented each day to teach design and construction techniques. From exploring the animal kingdom, to journeys in outer space and fantasy worlds, you will learn how to design a variety of animals, people, vehicles, objects, and structures. Your teacher will give tips and tricks to add realism and fun to your designs. Campers can share designs, ideas, and questions with the teacher and classmates. We’ll also have some fun team-building games and activities.
  • Motion

    A virtual camp that allows kids to get active with dance! It’s an awesome way to get the campers feeling good, motivated, and moving as we continue to practice social distancing.
  • Origami: Animal Sanctuary

    Campers will work with paper to create their very own zoo! Together we will make animals and their habitats for campers to play with. Time will be given at the end of each session to allow campers to play with one another using their new creations! Campers will be assisted by a teacher every step of the way and pace will be set accordingly. Campers will also be given the opportunity at the end of the week to choose their own projects. Activities such as origami can be incredibly relaxing, so the goal of this camp is not only to help campers improve motor skills, but also find a creative outlet that can help them begin to learn how to deal with stress. Materials: Square Paper (preferably origami paper), scissors, and coloring supplies (pencils, markers, crayons, etc.) Younger campers may need some assistance with folding, so, family is participation encouraged!
  • Origami: Style & Flare

    Campers will work with paper to create decorations for their homes, along with a variety of techniques to add flare to everyday objects. Campers will be assisted by a teacher every step of the way and pace will be set accordingly. Campers will also be given the opportunity at the end of the week to choose their own projects. Time will also be given for campers to socialize, and interact with others their own age. Activities such as origami can be incredibly relaxing, so the goal of this camp is not only to help campers improve motor skills, but also find a creative outlet that can help them begin to learn how to deal with stress. Materials: Square Paper (preferably origami paper), scissors, and coloring supplies (pencils, markers, crayons, etc.) Family participation encouraged!
  • Social Show & Tell

    Show your friends something that you are either proud of, your favorite object/pet/book (etc), favorite card or magic trick, or something that is special to you! This is your time to shine and tell us a little bit about what you chose and what it means to you. You will also learn about what your friends think is important to them and why. You don’t want to miss out!

    This virtual camp requires parental support.
  • The Hobbit: A most unexpected journey of crafts and activities

    This camp will have some arts and crafts, cooking, and trivia! Fun for the whole family! Materials: List will be sent 1-2 weeks before start of camp.

    Requires parental support and/or supervision.
  • Things That Go, Science in Motion

    Fun for the whole family! Upper School Science Teacher and mom to lower school children, Mary Mingels is excited to extend your learning into the summertime. A virtual camp that will explore the science of moving things while employing engineering design process. We’ll build things that fly, roll, flip, and spin! A designated work space and access to a variety of household supplies including scissors, tape, glue (and or hot glue gun), paper, and straws would be great. A kit of camp specific materials will also be available for purchase with no-contact special delivery.
  • Trivia Camp: Pop Culture

    Featuring a different pop culture subject each day: The Hobbit-Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Marvel, Harry Potter, and Disney! Materials: Possibly pen & paper. Does not require parental support and/or supervision.
We're here to answer any questions you may have. Most questions are answered on our FAQs, or contact us at summer@aw.org or 253.284.8634.

Contact

Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.272.2216

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower  and Middle Schools offer coed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls  and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.