Academically motivated students, (ages 9-13 before August 1, 2018), experience campus life at this co-ed residential camp while participating in a variety of fun activities and challenging projects. Enrichment classes scheduled for 2018 include: Cooking 101 (International Style), Crime Scene Investigators I and II, Drawing, French, Hippology, Hogwarts Academy I (OWL), Hogwarts Academy II (NEWT), Living 1800s Style, Mythology, Summer Theater, The Ferrum Challenge-(Ropes Course) and The Writer's Toolbox. Traditional summer camp fun includes swimming, skit night, dance, theme days and more. 2018 camp dates are June 17-23 and June 24-30. Cost $725.00 per week. 29th year.
At FCSEC, we believe that a healthy self-concept is essential for fully developing one's talents and skills. The daily academic program is balanced with a variety of social and recreational activities designed to promote personal growth, team-building and an appreciation of individual differences and abilities. The camp motto is reinforced daily in a variety of ways as campers are encouraged to approach new learning situations with an "I CAN DO IT" attitude.
Classes involve active participation with a variety of daily projects and group activities. Instructors are specially chosen for their unique abilities to make learning come alive. Average class size is 15 participants. Campers are enrolled in four classes.
Located 35 miles south of Roanoke, Virginia, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Ferrum College provides a relaxed, informal atmosphere with the conveniences and security of a small campus. Residence halls, classrooms, dining hall and sports facilities are located within easy walking distance. Specially selected counselors are assigned to each group of 8-10 campers and provide supervision at all times. Campers and staff are housed in air-conditioned residence hall on campus.
Ask about the Ferrum College Adventure Camp for 8th and 9th graders---http://www2.ferrum.edu/fcsec/Ferrum-Adventure-Camp.html
Activities and Features
Academic General Academics Science History Language Studies
Outdoor Activities Climb and Rappel Ropes Course
Performing Arts General Performing Arts Drama Music
Individual Sports General Individual Sports Archery Tennis
Water Sports Recreational Swimming
Miscellaneous General Miscellaneous Actvities Leadership Skills Photography
Other Activities Cooking Creative Crafting CSI Drawing Ferrum Challenge French Hippology Hogwarts Academy Living 1800 Style Mythology Writing Summer Theater
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address P O Box 1000
Ferrum College Ferrum VA, 24088 USA
888 508-7822 (tel.) 540 365-5589 (fax.) View Map
Winter Address P O Box 1000
Ferrum College Ferrum, VA, 24088 USA
888 508-7822 (tel.) 540 365-5589 (fax.)