WA Summer Camps 2017
Browse through the 2017 Summer Camp schedule below. Click on a camp name to view details. Use the "Register Today" button to view the online registration form. This form allows you to register up to 3 campers, and for each camper you are able to register for up to 3 camps.
Rediscover how reading and putting pen or pencil to paper stimulates the brain like nothing else! In these two Summer Workshops Western Academy teachers will give individualized attention to small groups based on age level and ability.
The Latin and Math Tutorials are a great way to prepare for a strong start to the academic year! Designating students into small groups by grade level and ability, this program will feature individualized instruction from Western Academy teachers and will build upon previous content knowledge.
Western Academy’s Speech Camp trains students to dramatize works of prose and poetry for school bard competitions as well as speech tournaments
Western Academy's Comics Camp introduces students to the wonderful world of comics. Students will learn about the history of comics and the vital role this artistic medium has played in American culture over the last several decades.
Astronomy Camp at Western Academy is primarily a hands-on, in-the-field experience. During the week of July 24th, we will gather for three evening sessions, two at Western and one at the Houston Astronomical Society’s Dark Site (near Columbus).
Band Camp is meant for boys who have started playing or who wish to begin to play brass, woodwinds and percussion. Boys will receive guided practice and small group instruction in wind instruments and percussion.
Dangerous Club for Boys, inspired in part by The Dangerous Book for Boys, will offer a generous sampling of activities and lessons that will familiarize the boys with stories, hobbies, games, and skills that every boy should know and love.
Trebuchet Camp will provide a fun, exciting, and hands-on approach to studying energy conversion, levers, trajectories, ratios, rotational motion, inertia, forces, and more!
Learn the Royal Game at Western Academy Chess Camp! Boys will receive instruction in strategies and tactics through interactive lessons and competitive matches and tournaments.
Western Academy’s Bug Camp entails observing, collecting, identifying, (properly) killing, drying, pinning, and labeling various Texas insects.
Western Academy’s Survival campers will learn the basics of how to survive in the wild with just a few standard tools. Boys will learn the practical science of navigation as well as how to get rescued.
Science Camp for grades 2-4 at Western Academy immerses your son in the strange and exciting world of scientific discovery. We pack a lot of wonder into one week: dissections, physics demonstrations, electrical circuits, chemical reactions and rocket launches.
Science Camp for grades 5-8 at Western Academy takes the fun and learning of our younger camp to a higher level. The boys explore central discoveries in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. They put the Scientific Method into action with hands-on investigations into electromagnetism, some incredible properties of elements, and a host of explosive chemical reactions.
Improve your skills and enjoy the team game of football. Whether your goal is to improve as a player or simply have more fun with your friends, learn the fundamentals and game strategies from Western Academy’s head coach, Mike McBride.
Western Academy’s Wrestling Camp offers a fun immersion in this ancient and noble sport through a combination of instruction, drilling, and live wrestling. Participants will receive personalized one-on-one assistance from camp coaches and mentors.
Learn the fundamentals of the game from the backdoor cut and layup, to boxing out and scoring with the game on the line. Sharpen your skills for high-level competition or for beating your brother in the driveway. Campers learn challenging drills and play fun games and contests.
Western Academy’s Cross Country Camp offers a fun introduction to the summer running program that will prepare the boys for the fall’s upcoming cross country workouts, and give them tips for racing better.