Planning Guide

Thank you for your interest in St. Paul’s Episcopal School’s summer programs. Our summer programs offer engaging educational and recreational programs for learners of all ages beginning as young as rising St. Paul’s Early Education (EEC) 3K.

Please see the following sections for more information on each summer learning opportunity.

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  • Contact Information

    Questions? If you can't find the information you need on this page then please feel free to contact one our summer program coordinators:

  • How to Register

    Click Here to Register for Summer Saints Day Camp, Enrichment Classes or Athletic Camps.


    Click here if you would to be a Day Camp Counselor.
  • Day Camp: K-5th Grade

    Summer Saints Day Camp is a St. Paul's summer program for rising 3K to rising 5th grade students (rising 3K students must be enrolled in the EEC and rising PreK-5th grade students must be enrolled in St. Paul's School). Summer Saints Day Camp will be offered for 8 weeks during summer starting the week of June 6th and ending the week of July 25th. The camp day is from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday ($165 per week) with an additional After Care option from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm ($60 per week). Camp will be closed on Monday, July 4th. 
     
    The Summer Saints program is broken up into two camps: Little Summer Saints which includes rising 3K and PreK students and Summer Saints which includes rising Kindergarten through 5th grade. The weekly themes are below. If your child is not potty trained, he or she is not eligible to attend Summer Saints Day Camp.
     
    Please contact Mary Ashleigh Ivey (mivey@stpaulsmobile.net) or Mindy West (mindywest@stpaulseec.com) with any questions!


    Summer Saints Weekly Themes

    June 6th-10th   Surf’s Up Saints!
    Get ready to splash into summer and beat the heat! Campers will dive into a week filled with wet and wild fun and learning. Our activities will be anything and everything to do with water!

    June 13th-17th   It’s A Small World
    Come to camp ready to fly an airplane around the world to learn about different cultures! Campers will spend the week learning about different countries and their customs through activities such as games, cooking, and crafts. After all, it is a small world to explore.

    June 20th-24th   Let’s Go Camping
    It's time to go outdoors! For those campers who want to learn more about the outdoors, this week will satisfy their curiosity about what it is like to go camping. Learn how to pitch a tent, identify plants, and roast some yummy marshmallows!

    June 27th-July 1st    Zooptopia
    Come out and answer the call of the WILD! We will be crawling, slithering, and galloping through a week full of animal activities and adventure.

    July 5th-8th   Summer Olympics
    Catch, kick, punt, run, and cheer! Campers will be put on the Red Team and the Blue Team to compete for Team USA in fun and silly competitions throughout the week! It doesn’t require athletic ability – just the desire to have fun!

    July 11th-15th   Mystery Inc.
    Oh no! Someone stole the Saint's Halo! Come help our counselors solve the mystery of the missing Halo. A week full of mysteries and puzzles to solve with fellow campers!

    July 18th-22nd   Blowing Off STEAM
    Want to blow off some steam learning all about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics? This is the camp for you! Our campers will have so much fun using their creative minds to explore the world of STEAM.

    July 25th-29th   Saints Got Talent
    Do you have any special talents? This week is the time to show off your special talents and learn new skills! At the end of week, we will have a talent show for any and all campers who want to step into the spotlight!
     
  • Day Camp: 3K & PreK

    Summer Saints Day Camp is a St. Paul's summer program for rising 3K to rising 5th grade students (rising 3K students must be enrolled in the EEC and rising PreK-5th grade students must be enrolled in St. Paul's School). Summer Saints Day Camp will be offered for 8 weeks during summer starting the week of June 6th and ending the week of July 25th. The camp day is from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday ($165 per week) with an additional After Care option from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm ($60 per week). Camp will be closed on Monday, July 4th. 
     
    The Summer Saints program is broken up into two camps: Little Summer Saints which includes rising 3K and PreK students and Summer Saints which includes rising Kindergarten through 5th grade. The weekly themes are below. If your child is not potty trained, he or she is not eligible to attend Summer Saints Day Camp.
     
    Please contact Mary Ashleigh Ivey (mivey@stpaulsmobile.net) or Mindy West (mindywest@stpaulseec.com) with any questions!

    June 6th-10th   Wacky Water Week
    Come to camp ready to splash! We will have a week filled with everything water! We will learn about the water cycle, build a snowman and talk about different forms of water and end the week with super fun water games. We will have water tables set up all week so be sure to send your little summer saint in their bathing suit every day!
     
    June 13th-17th   Party in the USA
    Come to camp ready to fly an airplane all over the United States! We will visit many places and talk about all the wonders of our country. We will work on our map skills to locate different states, learn about what is special about our states, and cook some of the foods that are made in our states. We will have special dress up days during this week!
     
    June 20th-24th   Little Summer Saints Go Camping
    Come to camp with your flashlight ready to explore the great outdoors! We will pitch a tent, learn about nature, go on a scavenger hunt, paint with marshmallows and make yummy smores! We will also have fun making all kinds of camp related crafts.
     
    June 27th-July 1st    Cooking with Books
    Come to camp ready to cook yummy snacks that correlate to some of our favorite children's books! We will also work on manners as we cook and eat our snacks. We will add math aspects to this week with counting, measuring, and so much more!
     
    July 5th-8th   Fairies and Superheroes
    Come to camp ready to build a fairy or superhero garden! We will create a magical place for our friend to live. Each child will take home his or her very own fairy or superhero garden. This week at camp you are welcome to dress up as a fairy or a superhero!
     
    July 11th-15th   Little Summer Saints Scientists
    Come to camp ready to use your brains to be a real scientist! We will explore, investigate, and decide what will happen during our science experiments. Be ready to see lots of amazing ooey gooey, foamy, fizzy and slimy experiments. The campers will think science is the best!
     
    July 18th-22nd   Build It
    Come join us at camp for a week of creating and building with lots of different materials. We will have fun building a dinosaur, a bridge that will hold all the 3 billy goats gruff and a house that the wolf can't blow down! This week will need lots of brain power and problem solving skills to complete the tasks and build strong structures! Feel free to bring any recyclable materials that we might be able to build with.
     
    July 25th-29th   Princesses and Pirates
    Come join us as we travel to the land of fairy tales! We will learn how to be a princess and dig up buried treasure left by the pirates. We will learn how to curtsy and how to speak pirate language. This week will be full of adventures! During this week of camp children are invited to dress up as pirates and princesses!
     
  • Athletic Camps

    Saints Boys Basketball Camp
    May 24–26, 2022
    3:15 – 5:00 p.m.
    Rising 3rd - 6th
    $100
     
    Saints Girls Basketball Camp
    May 24–26, 2022
    3:15 – 5:00 p.m.
    Rising 3rd - 6th
    $100
     
    Saints Baseball Camp
    June 1-3, 2022
    8:30-11:00 a.m.
    Rising 1st -6th
    $100
     
    Saints Football Camp
    June 6–8, 2022
    8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Rising PreK -  6th
    $100
     
    Saints Softball Clinic
    June 14-16, 2022
    2:30 – 5:00 p.m.
    Rising 3rd – 6th
    $100
     
    Saints Volleyball Camp
    June 27–29, 2022
    9:00-11:30 a.m.
    Rising 3rd-6th
    $100
     
    Saints Cheerleading Camp
    July 25–27, 2022
    9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Rising K - 4th  
    $100
     
    Saints Soccer Camp
    August 1–3, 2022
    8:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    Girls and Boys – Rising PreK –6th
    $100
  • Enrichment Classes

    Drivers’ Education
    Must be 15 years of age and have a valid learner's permit before completing the driving portion. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of completion for drivers' education that may be used for insurance discounts. Students will also have the opportunity to earn their boaters certification.  In addition to the above, students may also be able to satisfy the driving portion of the driver's license test through drivers' education. They will drive with the instructor and receive a certificate through Alabama's third-party drivers' education course.
    May 31–June 6, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
    (Tuesday - Friday the first week and Monday the next)
    Cost: $300 for students enrolled at St. Paul’s/$325 for Non-St. Paul’s students
     
     
    ACT Boot Camp Karen Duren
    This course will refresh your knowledge in the content areas and familiarize you with the ACT test during the week prior to the June test date. We will also cover types of questions typical on this test and basic strategies for optimizing your score and use of time. We will cover one section per day, with the additional day left for areas of concern and additional practice. We will use the blank tests in your practice book.
    June 6–10, 2022 • 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $150, student must also purchase the book
    The Official ACT Prep Guide 2021-2022
    ISBN-13: 978-1-119-78734-1
     
     
    Air/Space Camp Gulf Coast Young Engineers
    This camp features loads of fun facts with coordinating robotics about one of our favorite subjects!  What could be more fun than Legos, art projects, tracking satellites in real time and games like Space Jeopardy where you can show off your knowledge about our wonderful universe?
    June 13-16, 2022 • 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Rising 4th – 7th grade
    Cost: $250
    Please send your child with a snack and drink daily.
     
     
    Step into the World of Narnia Elizabeth Campbell
    Dive into a new world with the Sixth Grade English summer reading book, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. Join Mrs. Campbell for this fun way to accomplish your summer reading for English! During the week, we will read the book, and look closely at vocabulary, character development, and figurative language. Sixth Graders will also complete their summer reading projects.
    **Students need their own copies of the book, and a snack and drink each day.
    June 13 - 15, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  OR
    July 18 – 20, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Rising 6th grade
    Cost: $130
     
     
    Join in on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer! Elizabeth Campbell
    Float down the Mighty Mississippi, and enjoy the adventures of two American classic characters, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. During this reading camp, we will read your required English book and complete the summer project.  Students need their own copies of the book (the version with a boy in a yellow hat), and a snack and drink each day.
    June 13 - 16, 2022 • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  OR
    July 18 – 21, 2022 • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Rising 7th grade
    Cost: $145
     
     
    PreK Readiness Camp Whitney Barnett and Shelley Kennedy
    You’re O” fish” ally in PreK! Come join Mrs. Barnett and Mrs. Kennedy for a four-day week of learning the ins and outs of our daily routines, and a little sneak peek of all the fun we have in PreK. We will spend the camp days exploring different specials offered during the year and practicing PreK skills like cutting, gluing, and creating. We will have morning meeting time, story book time, and center time to become familiar with our new classroom routines. We cannot wait to meet our newest little saints. The fish are biting so HOOK your spot now!! Available for rising PreK students.
    Please send your child with a snack and drink daily.
    June 20-23, 2022 OR July 11-14, 2022 • 9:00 am- 11:00 am
    Rising PreK
    Cost: $160
     
     
    Fly Fishing 101 Spencer Duran
    Spend some time over the course of a few days learning all the basics of fly fishing. We will learn fly-casting techniques, tackle and fly selection, knots, hook setting, and fish fighting techniques. We will also spend time learning how to tie several very popular and successful fly patterns such as the clouser minnow, the woolly bugger, and a few more flies. We will go out and practice our skills on the water with some LIVE FISHING at the end of the week.
    June 20-23, 2022 • 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Early fishing 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on 6/22 and 6/23)
    Rising 5th – 12th grades
    Cost: $150
     
     
    Spanish Cooking Around the Globe Spencer Duran
    Join one of our St. Paul’s Spanish teachers on an international adventure. In this session, students will be immersed in Spanish language and culture through literature, music, and art. As they cook traditional Latin recipes, campers will practice following directions in Spanish. Repetition through story, song, and rhyme will reinforce school-year learning and engage Spanish beginners as well as those who are already comfortable with the language. Each day will be an adventure!
    June 20-23, 2022 • 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
    Rising 3rd – 12th grades
    Cost: $150
     
     
    Fifth Grade Summer Reading Class: The Wonders of Auggie Pullman Donna Mackin
    Come join Mrs. Mackin for a fun-filled week as we read the required summer reading, Wonder.  During the course of the week, we will read the novel, complete activities to enhance reading comprehension, and watch the movie.  Fifth graders will also complete their summer reading project by the end of the week!
    **Students will need their own copy of the book as well as a snack and drink each day.
    June 20-23, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    OR
    July 11-14, 2022 • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Rising 5th grade
    Cost: $185
     
     
    Discover the One and Only Ivan Karen McCullough
    Come join Mrs. McCullough for a fun-filled week as we learn more about Ivan! Activities will include daily reading and book discussions, pre-reading activities, reader’s theatre, vocabulary activities, character discussion, games and art activities- all with the focus on the book The One and Only Ivan. We will also be watching the movie The One and Only Ivan! The result at the end of the week will be the completion of your summer reading requirement!
    **Students will need a copy of the book The One and Only Ivan as well as a snack and drink each day.
    June 20-23, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or
    July 11 – 14, 2022 • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Rising 4th grade
    Cost: $175
     
     
    College Application Essay Writing Eleanor Inge Baker
    Who wants to get that college application essay out of the way even before senior year begins? This one-week class in advanced expository and narrative composition is aimed at generating ideas for college application essays. Students will examine prompts from various colleges and begin the essay-writing process by brainstorming and developing ideas into crisp and original pieces of writing. During Fall Semester your instructor, Mrs. Baker, will continue to work with you on the revisions of your essay until it is polished and ready to submit with your applications.
    June 21 – 23, 2022 • 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Rising 12th
    Cost: $150
     
     
    Motion/Transportation Camp Gulf Coast Young Engineers
    This is the perfect camp for student lovers of physical science like Newton's Laws of Motion and Classic Mechanics! Why do things move like they do? How do gears work? What are the different kinds of transmissions? All learned using robotic models and hands-on activities.  
    June 27-30, 2022 • 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Rising 4th – 7th grades
    Cost: $250
    Please send your child with a snack and drink daily.
     
     
    Out of this World! Melissa Sigler
    Do you love Space? Come join Mrs. Sigler as we explore outer space!  We will have a blast as we learn all about space, make space crafts and even enjoy space snacks.  Come join us-it will be out of this world!
    July 11 – 13, 2022 • 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Rising K – 2nd Grade 
    Cost: $135
     

    Kindergarten Boot Camp Emily Foster
    Come and get ready for Kindergarten!  We will explore the new building, go over morning routines and rules, and play some fun games to get us prepared!  We will practice important skills to help us be ready the upcoming school year.  Let’s let the first day of Kindergarten be a piece of cake!
    Please send a snack and drink each day. 
    July 11-12, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
    OR
    July 11-12, 2022 • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Rising Kindergarten
    Cost: $140
     
     
    Pickleball 101 Spencer Duran
    Want to learn more about the fastest growing sport in America? Come out and start playing some pickleball! Learn the basics: rules, scoring, court positioning, and basic strategies. Recommended for new players or players who have started playing but lack formal instruction. We will also develop skills, techniques and strategies as well as work through drills to help improve your play in every area of the court.
    July 11-14, 2022 • 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
    Rising 5th -12th grades
    Cost: $125
     

    Sportstravaganza Spencer Duran
    Campers in this fast-paced session will move through a variety of sports, games, physical challenges, and obstacles. Working in teams formed according to age and ability, students will practice following rule sets, strategizing, persevering, and encouraging teammates. Activities may include kickball, dodgeball, softball, obstacle races, flag football, soccer, volleyball, table tennis, and others, as well as conditioning and daily challenges. Don’t miss out on the fun!
    July 11-14, 2022 • 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
    Rising K-4th grade
    Cost: $100
     
     
    It’s a whole new world…Get Ready for 3rd Grade! Stacy Fasanello
    Is your rising 3rd grader nervous about moving to the big campus? If so, this camp will be perfect! We will tour the campus, explore classrooms and the cafeteria, and answer all of your child’s burning questions about 3rd grade life! At the same time, we will review 2nd grade math skills needed to have a successful start to the year. Your child will end this camp excited and ready to begin 3rd grade with confidence!
    **Students will need a snack and drink each day.
    July 12-14, 2022 • 9:00-11:00 a.m.
    Rising 3rd grade
    Cost: $140
     
     
    Spy School! (Robots, Coding & Mysteries) Kim McDonald
    Recruiting top secret agents to join Mrs. McDonald’s Spy Team. Crack the codes, solve the Breakout Box mysteries and uncover some of the best detective books in the library. Join the forces and learn your secret agent identity!
    July 18-20, 2022 • 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. OR 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.
    Rising K – 3rd Grade
    Cost: $130
     
     
    Grammar State Fair Donna Dix
    Welcome to the first annual Grammar State Fair.  As you enter my classroom, transformed to feel like you are at a state fair, you will be given a State Fair ticket to enjoy games such as Ring Toss with coordinating conjunctions, interjections, and pronouns, a Pie Eating Contest with correlative conjunctions, Whack a Verb, Balloon Darts with pronouns, and Bumper Cars with interjections.  After the fair, students will relax at Camp S’More Writing Camp where they will practice writings skills with a “Watermelon Eating Contest”, Archery, a Scavenger Hunt, Tug of War, and even a spooky story around a “campfire”. Come join the fun as you practice grammar and writing skills you will use in the 5th grade.
    July 18-21, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Rising 5th grade
    Cost: $175
     
     
    Math Matters II Lisa Rawlins
    This class is designed to help students transition from 5th to 6th grade.  Many new math skills are taught in 6th grade and this enrichment class will help them to begin the year with a stronger foundation to build on.  Rising 6th graders will do drills, activities, games, and review.  Time will also be allotted for assistance and completion of their summer math assignment. Students should bring their laptops with them to class each day.
    July 18 – 21, 2022 • 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. OR 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Rising 6th grade
    Cost: $175
     
     
    Third Grade Summer Reading Stacy Fasanello and Amy Strickland
    Wrap up your summer with your friends and the 3rd Grade summer reading book!  We will read Third Grade Angels together and complete the required assignment.  We will also do some fun Angel activities and art projects.  Your assignment will be completed and ready to turn in on the first day of school! 
    **Students will need their own copy of the book as well as a snack and drink each day.
    July 19-21, 2022 • 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Rising 3rd grade
    Cost: $140
     
     
    Energy/Renewable Energy Camp Gulf Coast Young Engineers
    This course will enhance your student's understanding of all types of energies- water, sound, speed, muscles in the body, green, wind and the list goes on. Fun robotic models and hands-on projects compliment this vast field of knowledge.
    July 25-28, 2022 • 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Rising 4th – 7th grades
    Cost: $250
    Please send your child with a snack and drink daily.
     
     
    Math Matters I Lisa Rawlins
    This class is designed to help students transition from 4th to 5th and keep their math skills fresh and strong. Rising 5th graders will do drills, activities, games, and review.  Time will also be allotted for assistance and completion of their summer math assignment.
    July 25 – 28, 2022 • 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. OR 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Rising 5th grade
    Cost: $175
     
     
    Math and Test-taking “brush-up” John Brigham
    Join Mr. Brigham as he teaches you habits to help you get the best possible results out of your time and effort throughout the new school year.  This course will focus on a refresher for math skills and will include the pre-algebra and algebra skills needed for all St. Paul’s math classes.  Students will then review the math course that they just finished before previewing the math course that they are moving into.  The math portion of the ACT will also be addressed.  In addition to math skills, there will be test taking and study skills for all subjects covered.  Students will be given access to a OneNote notebook which contains practice problems and lessons for every Math class from grades 7 -12 (a wonderful resource for the future if ever they need extra help). 
    July 25 – 28, 2022: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Rising 7th-12th grades
    Cost:
    $150
     

    Advanced Placement History Boot Camp Marty Smisson
    Want to get a jump on learning the skills required for Advanced Placement History? Come to AP Boot Camp where students will be introduced to the historical thinking skills, reasoning processes, and associated task requirements for AP. Exercises in document analysis, essay writing, the DBQ (document based question), and college level textbook reading will be included. Recommended for students new to Advanced Placement European History or those seeking AP skills practice.
    July 25 – 27, 20221:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Cost: $125
     
     
    Information Station 5.0 (computer tips and tricks for the 5th grade) Jodi Ivey
    Come and join Mrs. Ivey (5th grade history teacher) for a fun-filled week getting a head start on learning how to use your computer.  We will learn the ins and outs of the programs used in 5th grade; such as: OneNote, Office 365, Teams, general personalization of your computer, and much more! Students will need to bring their St. Paul’s issued laptop and a snack.
    July 25 – 28, 2022 • 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. OR
    July 25 – 28, 2022• 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
    Rising 5th grade
    Cost: $150
     
     
    Super Fun Summer Math Camp Mary Allison Potts
    Rising 4th graders will use exciting games and activities to brush up on important math skills before school starts. Join Mrs. Potts for Super Fun Summer Math Camp, and start your 4th grade year off right. Have fun and brush up on your math skills before 4th grade! 
    July 26 – 28, 2022 •1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Rising 4th grade
    Cost: $130
     
     
    Middle School Study Skills Molly Wagner
    This course will address the study skills that will help students succeed in Middle School.  Mrs. Wagner will cover topics like setting goals, how we learn, identifying individual learning styles, getting organized, reading and following directions, reading and writing strategies, memory techniques, test-taking strategies and using graphic organizers.
    August 1-4, 2022 • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Rising 5th - 8th grades
    Cost: $150

Contact

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Mobile, Alabama 36608
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F. (251) 342-1844