February 24, 2020

Kempsville Camps – Virginia Beach Public Schools Activity Camps

The below is a summary listing of the camps.  Specific information, dates, costs, application form, consent, and deadlines are in the pdf file available for download here: Kempsville Camps Details and Registration

Baseball Camp – This​ is a specialized camp to prepare players for success on the full size field and for high school baseball. Each day will consist of instruction, drills, and games that are used in high school and above to develop baseball skills and game awareness. Specific instruction areas will include: pitching, catching, infield, outfield, hitting, hitting for power, baserunning, controlling the running game, arm care, strength and conditioning. Spots will be limited to ensure each camper will receive group and individualized instruction to address their personal needs. Character development will be stressed throughout the week and players will be challenged to compete with integrity. This camp is limited to 40 players.
What to bring: ​All your baseball gear, water bottle, sunblock, indoor and outdoor shoes, snacks

Boys/Girls Cheer Camp – The​ Kempsville Varsity and JV cheerleaders and coaches will teach young athletes all the essential skills to lead the crowd and support the home team. Kempsville’s clinic will ensure that each camper will learn cheers, proper hand and body movements as well as jumping techniques. There will be light stunting, and a big focus on fun while each cheerleader learns important life skills such as teambuilding and leadership. The day concludes with a choreographed performance and the chance to cheer at the August 29​th​home Varsity game.
What to bring: ​Water bottle & lunch. Wear comfortable clothing & gym shoes.

Boys/Girls Soccer Camp – This​ camp is designed for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 of all different ability levels looking for a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Our training environment is designed to develop individual skills in an atmosphere that promotes creativity, intensity, and fun. Our goal is to instill skills and techniques that players can ​take back home and be able to improve their play through individual practice.
What to bring: ​Water bottle, snack, sunscreen, soccer ball & shin guards. Wear gym shorts & gym shoes.

Chess Camp – Chess instruction and learning for tournament play or just for fun. Relaxed atmosphere. Snacks and drinks provided.
What to bring: ​Water bottle. Wear comfortable clothes.

Cooking Camp – Calling​ all kids, for a week of delicious and terrific, first-rate cooking! Young chefs will be given the opportunity to learn a new skill each day! Each time we meet, they’ll put on their own camp apron and get cooking. Campers will prepare a different dish that will surely impress! Students will prepare a breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack and dessert! We’ll cover fundamentals such as following a recipe, teamwork, measuring and mixing, and the importance of kitchen safety. At the end of camp, each young chef will receive their own notebook filled with recipes, pictures of their experiences and a cooking diploma. No flip flops – must wear tennis shoes. If child has long hair, they must bring a hair tie.
What to bring: ​Lunch. Wear comfortable clothes & closed toe shoes.

Entrepreneurship Camp – Learn​ what it takes to become an entrepreneur through this fun and interactive camp experience. Participants will be exposed to the design thinking process as they create and innovate new products and ideas all week. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to use the MakerBot 3D printer among the other technology items in the KHS Makerspace. Students will have the opportunity to meet and interact with real entrepreneurs who will visit to share their stories. This camp will provide your child with the basics and will end with a culminating pitch contest!
What to bring: ​Lunch. Wear comfortable clothes & closed toe shoes.

Field Hockey Camp – Learn​ the fundamentals of field hockey with an emphasis on being a good human being and a student’s holistic health.
What to bring:​Water bottle, lunch, sunscreen, hockey stick, shin guards & mouth piece. Wear tennis shoes, turf shoes or cleats.

Football Camp – The​ Kempsville football program will be holding a football skills camp to help young athletes develop skills for the upcoming football season. The camp will focus on individual position such as, QB, RB, WR, OL, DL, LB, DB, Kicker, Punter, Long Snapper. The athletes will be developed by members of the coaching staff and current football players. The athletes will be able to compete with 7 on 7 1on1, and OL games at the end off camp.
What to bring: ​Lunch. Wear athletic clothing, tennis shoes or cleats.