An Independent Episcopal Day School for Ages 3 Through 12th Grade in Burlington, New Jersey

Summer Camps

Summer Registration
Opens February 1st, 2017

Our summer programs drive students to gain confidence and new skills in academics, athletics, arts and the outdoors, so that they return to school in September stronger and bolder in character. Our summer camps are based on our waterfront campus in Burlington New Jersey. A $15.00 one-time registration, fee per, camper per year may apply.

Additional Information

  • Registration end date - June 2nd, 2017
  • A $15.00 one time registration, fee per, camper per year may apply
  • All camp payments must be paid by June 15th.
  • Register before 2/28/17 and save 10%.
  • Register for 3 camps and save 10% on additional camps.
  • Spartan Mini Camp half day option 9 AM – Noon and full day camps are 9 AM – 4 PM.
  • A staff supervised lunch from Noon – 1 PM and students must bring their own lunch.
  • Before and aftercare will be available 7 – 9 AM and 4 – 6 PM at an additional cost.
  • For more information, please email summerprograms@doaneacademy.org
  • You may also contact us at 609-386-3500 ext. 142


2017 Summer Camp Offerings and Information

  • Spartan Mini Camp (3 years - 2nd Grade)
  • Yvonne Perrottet – Director of Extended Daycare and Camp Doane Program
  • Cost: $300 Full Day - $175 Half Day

Our program for our youngest campers nurtures their mind, body and soul. Strong bodies are built through fun and structured physical activities including games, Zumba and swimming at the local YMCA. To foster a growing mind, our program offers “Keep ‘em Fresh” academic and crafts time daily. Camp is available the weeks of 6/19, 6/26 and 7/10 through 8/14 - No camp week of 7/3. Campers may sign up for as many weeks as they like, consecutively or spread throughout the summer at your convenience.

  • Camp Doane (3rd Grade - 5th Grade)
  • Yvonne Perrottet – Director of Extended Daycare and Camp Doane Program
  • Cost: $300 Full Day

Each week, campers explore a new and exciting theme such as science projects or sports. They then take a field trip to further their understanding of the theme. Example field trips include The Franklin Institute, Sahara Sam's Oasis and Pump It Up. Other activities include time for math and reading enrichment, exercise such as Zumba, swimming, karate, and much more! Camp is available the weeks of 6/19, 6/26 and 7/10 through 8/14 - No camp week of 7/3. Campers may sign up for as many weeks as they like, consecutively or spread throughout the summer at your convenience.

  • Stratford and Shaw Theatre Festivals, Ontario, Canada (9th Grade - 12th Grade)
  • Mike Russell - Chair, Math and Science Department; S.T.E.A.M. Coordinator
  • Cost: $1500 Sold Out!

Participants will travel to Ontario, Canada to see up to seven plays and participate in actor-led workshops at the internationally renowned Stratford’s Shakespeare and Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Shaw repertory theater festivals. This year’s shows include the musical Guys and Dolls, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, The School For Scandal, Shaw's Saint Joan, and Gilbert & Sullivan's HMS Pinafore. In addition to these shows, students will get to tour backstage areas, meet with actors, and learn the basics of stage combat. Along the way, students will stop and explore Upstate New York and the Finger Lakes region. They'll hike along Niagara Falls, explore college town in Ithaca, and visit the Smithsonian Museum of Play in Rochester. This week long camp begins 6/19.

  • College Bound! (9th Grade - 12th Grade)
  • Meghan Toomey – Director of College Counseling
  • Cost: $450

The college application process can be an overwhelming and exciting experience. This workshop is intended to help college-bound and college-planning students address these concerns. Students will tour six to eight college campuses within driving range of Burlington, NJ noted for their unique campus experiences. They will also explore all aspects of the application process, including workshops on how to write an engaging college application essay, navigate the financial aid maze, and search for scholarship opportunities. This week long camp begins on 6/26.

  • Gotta Catch ‘Em All - Pokemon STEAM Camp (6th Grade - 8th Grade)
  • Mike Fouchet – Mathematics Educator
  • Cost: $325

Do you want to be the very best? Led by internationally-ranked Pokemon Trading Card game player Mr. Michael Fouchet, you can become just that! You will learn how to play the Pokemon Trading Card game at a high level by analyzing current and former top decks, discussing and implementing strategies used by top players, and practicing under the supervision of Mr. Fouchet. The camp will also focus on the other competitive elements of the Pokemon franchise, including the video game scene, where we will analyze top level play and discuss strategy. We will look at how players decide which Pokemon to use and how the Pokemon interact with each other by looking at the mathematics behind the game. Participants should expect a fun, interactive camp that will challenge them to engage in discussions, thinking, and mathematical analysis. This week long camp begins on 7/17.

  • Outdoor Adventure (6th Grade - 9th Grade)
  • Katie Sereduk - Upper School Leadership and ESL Educator
  • Cost: $450

Campers will develop their knowledge and skills in the great outdoors. Our adventures will take us off campus to places like a ropes course, urban forests, bike trails, the beach, rivers and mountains! The week includes an overnight camping trip in the Poconos. Campers need to supply sturdy shoes or hiking boots and a sleeping bag. Campers must be able to ride a bike. This week long camp begins on 7/24.

  • Living Latin (6th Grade - 12th Grade)
  • Anne Hall – Upper School Latin Educator
  • Cost: $450

In this camp, we will learn about mythology, art, and astronomy in Ancient Rome. Through several day trips to sites such as the Penn Museum, The Franklin Institute, the Morris Arboretum, and the Princeton University Art Museum, we will see how the Latin language continues to influence society. We will actively trace the roots of modern forms of entertainment back to their origin in gladiatorial games and chariot races. This week long camp begins on 7/31.

  • Rowing on the Delaware - Coed Crew Camp (9th Grade - 12th Grade)
  • Tom Thomas – Head Coach, Boys Crew
  • Cost: $325 per week

Have you always wondered what it's like to be a rower? Or perhaps you have already been introduced to the sport of crew. This program is designed for all rowers (boys and girls, novice through experienced) and will teach and develop rowing technique and enjoyment. Come out and row on the Delaware River! Week 1 camp begins on 8/7. Week 2 camp begins on 8/14. Campers may sign up for either camp or both.

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