Enrichment Camps

All morning Enrichment camps are from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon and include a break that varies by Enrichment camp.  Noon lunch is available by AMHS in-house caterer, Epicurean. Students can stay and eat before attending afternoon Enrichment or Athletic camps.  Meal plans can be purchased online when registering for Enrichment camps. All afternoon camps begin at 12:50 pm following the lunch break. Camp cost includes a Summer Program apparel item.

Literature | Speech and Debate | S.T.E.M. | Visual and Performing Arts

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Literature

Literature, Writing and Language Exploration (Rising 6th-8th Grade):
June 17 - June 28
8:30 am - 12:00 Noon
$595

This enrichment camp mimics a traditional school day experience where students, grouped by grade level, learn three subjects from three AMHS English Department faculty during three separate 65-minute periods.  The curriculum at each grade level explores expression of the English language and is supported by use of Newberry Award Winning novels, writing assignments, and fun activities. AMHS iPads are provided for student use during the camp. More detailed information about the course curriculum is available in the link below. Please click here to review the Course Curriculum.

Speech and Debate

Speech and Debate (Rising 5th-6th Grade):  
July 8 - July 19
12:50 pm - 2:50 pm
$340

In this enrichment camp, students build their confidence, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills through our unique public speaking program for rising 5th and 6th graders. Our Director of Debate, along with members of our State Champion Mitty Speech and Debate team, will mentor students on how to perform others' famous speeches, and on how to research, write, and perform a persuasive speech of their own. Students participate in a mock legislative session of Congress where they discuss and debate exciting contemporary issues.  Each student will walk away from this program with vastly improved self-confidence due to the development of their communication, critical thinking and research skills.

S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Electronics, & Mathmatics

Applied Math, Science and iPad Programming (Rising 6th-8th Grade):
June 17 - June 28
8:30 am - 12:00 Noon
$595

This enrichment camp mimics a traditional school day experience where students, grouped by grade level, learn three subjects from three AMHS Math, Science and Information Technology faculty during three separate 65-minute periods.  The curriculum at each grade level provides applications of math, science and Swift iPad programming. iPads are provided for use during the camp and are used by students to carry out engaging and fun project-based curriculum. More detailed information about the course curriculum is available in the link below.. Please click here to review the Course Curriculum.

Web Design (Rising 7th-9th Grade):
June 17 - June 28  
12:50 pm - 2:50 pm
$340

In this enrichment camp, students learn the basics of HTML and use CSS layout and design to create a fully functional and professional looking website. Using our unique blend of project-based curriculum, our AMHS Information Technology faculty guide students to learn the basic elements of web design (graphics, text, and animation) with room for students to advance in web programming techniques by the second week.  By focusing on all abilities and experience levels, including no prior experience, students will succeed at their own pace.

Study Skills for a Digital Age (Rising 7th-9th grade)
July 8- July 19
8:30 am - 12:00 Noon
$595

In this enrichment camp, students learn from AMHS staff the essential study skills to succeed in high school and beyond. Techniques to manage time, collaborate digitally with teachers and classmates, and how to be responsible digital citizens are taught. Through a variety of engaging projects and fun activities, students become masters of the Google Apps for Education (G-Suite) and develop lightning fast keyboard skills.  AMHS iPads are provided for student use during the camp.

Robotics (Rising 7th-9th Grade):
July 8- July 19  
8:30 am - 12:00 Noon
$595

In this enrichment camp, robotic design, mechanics, control, and programming are taught to student teams who build their own robot using AndyMark FIRST robotic technology under the direction of our AMHS Robotics Faculty and TKO Robotics Team Members.  Experience the fun and excitement of robot design and engineering that our state-of-the-art Robotics facility makes possible.

Introduction to Robotics (Rising 5th-6th Grade):
July 8 - July 19
12:50 pm - 2:50 pm
$340

In this enrichment camp, students are introduced to engineering principles of robotic design, mechanics, control, and programming using VEX robotic technology under the direction of our AMHS Robotics Faculty and TKO Robotics Team Members. Experience the fun and excitement that comes with student teams building their own robot in our state-of-the-art Robotics facility.

Visual and Performing Arts

Musical Theatre (Rising 5th-9th Grade):
June 13 - June 28
8:30 am - 12:00 Noon
$595

Be part of the magic this summer at Archbishop Mitty with Disney’s Freaky Friday, The Musical. Come work with AMHS Performing Arts faculty and perform in a Broadway-style musical in only two weeks of rehearsal. The fun begins on Thursday, June 13, 2019 and ends with an hour-long performance on Friday, June 28th at 11 a.m.

Advanced Rock Band (Rising 5th-9th Grade):
June 17 - June 28
12:50 pm - 2:50 pm
$340

Aspiring rockers with some basic musical experience (vocals, guitar, bass, drums and keyboards) learn from AMHS Music Faculty and our best Exodus rock band students how to perform as a rock band.  Through one on one coaching, students are taught basic music theory, note reading, elements of songwriting, aural skills, and musicianship essential to cohesive rock band musical expression.  Our camp experience culminates in a student led rock concert.

Digital Art and Design (Rising 7th-9th Grade):  
July 8 - July 19
12:50 pm - 2:50 pm
$340

In this enrichment camp, students learn Element and Principles of Design from AMHS Visual Arts faculty as they create works of digital art using computers as the creative tool for their art projects. Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop software are taught at a level that permit students to digitally manipulate imagery, design posters, and create digital characters.  

Movie Making (Rising 7th-9th Grade):   
July 8 - July 19
12:50 pm - 2:50 pm
$340

In this enrichment camp, students bring their passion for storytelling to life using their imagination and a computer. Under the direction of our AMHS faculty, students learn essential filmmaking skills that include screenwriting, storyboarding, cinematography, directing and video editing.  In our unique hands-on, creative, and fun course, students produce movies from start to finish in just two weeks.

Digital Photography (Rising 7th-9th Grade):
July 8 - July 19
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$340

In this enrichment camp, students learn the basic principles required for nature, portraiture, sports and still life photography. Under the direction of our AMHS faculty, students apply techniques of color and composition to manipulate and enhance features in their photographs using Adobe Photoshop software. Students are required to supply their own digital camera for use during this camp.