Summer Camps – Discovery Camps

Reading & Writing

The World of Harry Potter
For boys and girls rising in grades 3 – 8

Do you love all things Harry Potter? Come spend a fun-filled week with activities related to the Harry Potter Books. Your week will begin with a Choosing Ceremony followed by creating crests and drinking butter beer. The week will also include house competitions and crafts as well as acting out different scenes from the Harry Potter Books. Friday will conclude with awarding the House Cup.

Instructors: Holly Scott, FPD Community Service Director and Kathleen Gettmann, Media Specialist
Dates: Monday, June 14 – Friday, June 18
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Campus
Cost: $125
Register for The World of Harry Potter


S.T.E.A.M. Fun!

Robotics with Smida Syndicate
For boys and girls rising in grades 3 – 8

Come join FPD’s nationally recognized robotics team, Smida Syndicate, and their coach, Mrs. Tesch-Jerles, in a week of robot action. Learn basic building, designing, and programming of robots from the best robotics team in Middle Georgia. You will be amazed at all you can create.

Instructor: Tami Tesch-Jerles, FPD Robotics Coach
Dates: Monday, July 26 – Friday, July 30
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Middle School Robotics Room
Cost: $110
Register for Robotics with Smida Syndicate

Five Senses Camp
For boys and girls going into PreK – 2nd grade

Come join us as we become explorers and investigators and take a close look at the five things that we as scientists rely on most…the five senses. Campers will explore their surroundings by using their five senses in a fun and interactive way. We will focus on one sense each day! By the end of the week, campers will be more aware of their sight, hearing, sense of smell, touch, and taste and learn to enjoy God’s wonderful creation!

Instructor: Kristen Stone, FPD Second Grade Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Media Center
Cost: $110
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Little Scholars – SciencePalooza
For boys and girls going into 1st – 4th grade

Come discover, experiment, and create as we learn about the colliding worlds of art and science in this STEAM-based camp. We will create biomes from around the world, stargaze at constellations, master meteorology, investigate how things work, and dabble in chemistry and physics. Put on your learning cap and gran the art supplies because this STEAM camp will rock your world.

Instructor: Little Scholars Team
Dates: Tuesday, June 1 – Friday, June 4
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $130
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Little Scholars – Brick Builders Camp
For boys and girls going into 1st – 3rd grade

Calling all Inventors, creators, builders, and designers! Come build some awesome creations with us! We will create our own designs and make structures using recyclable materials, building blocks, and many other interesting items. Skills necessary…..! Skills gained: communication, problem-solving, reasoning, developing creativity, and teamwork!

Instructor: Little Scholars Team
Dates: Tuesday, June 1 – Friday, June 4
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $130
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Little Scholars – Out of this World
For boys and girls going into 1st – 4th grade

5,4,3,2,1 blast off to a galaxy far far away to learn about the Earth and the amazing solar system. Discover all the things galactic such as comets, planets, shooting stars, rockets, and more. Learn about flight, the adventures of space travel, and participate in a rocket launch.

Instructor: Little Scholars Team
Dates: Monday, July 5 – Friday, July 9
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $130
Register for Little Scholars


Elementary & Middle School Summer Fun

Girls-only Camp
For girls going into 1st – 5th grade

Calling all girls who want to have some fun! We will spend our time together doing all things GIRL! Plan on painting nails, making hand scrub, braiding hair, decorating cookies, having a tea party, going on a nature walk, making bracelets and so much more!

Instructor: Kristen Stone, FPD 2nd Grade Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 14 – Friday, June 18
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $125
Register for Girls-only Camp

Boys Rock – Junior Edition
For boys going into PreK – 2nd grade

Join us for an awesome week of Boys Rock Camp! We’ll participate in mind-boggling science experiments, make cool crafts, play fun games, work together in team challenges, and even tie-dye a camp shirt.

Instructors: Carol Sawyer and Nancy Massey, FPD 6th Grade Teachers
Dates: Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $135
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Boys Rock – Senior Edition
For boys going into 3rd- 7th grade

Join us for an awesome week of Boys Rock Camp! We’ll participate in mind-boggling science experiments, make cool crafts, play fun games, work together in team challenges, and even tie-dye a camp shirt.

Instructors: Carol Sawyer and Nancy Massey, FPD 6th Grade Teachers
Dates: Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $135
Register for Boys Rock Camp


Preschool & Lower Elementary Summer Fun

Unicorns and Dragons Camp
For boys and girls going into Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

Come enjoy a week of fun with unicorns and dragons.  Crafts, books, games, and activities will all be part of the fun that allows imaginations to soar.

Instructor: Holly Scott, FPD Community Service Director
Dates: Tuesday, June 14 – Friday, June 18
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $125
Register for Unicorns and Dragons Camp

American Girl Doll Camp
For girls going into Kindergarten – 4th Grade

Grab your favorite American Girl ( or American Girl -Style doll) and join us for stories, games, activities, related to the different dolls and the times and places they represent.  You’ll also make crafts and accessories for both you and your doll.

Instructor: Chrissie Hetes, FPD 2nd Grade Teacher
Dates: Tuesday, July 26 – Friday, July 30
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $115
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Down on the Farm
For boys and girls going into PreK – 2nd grade

Spend a fun-filled week experiencing life on the farm. Activities will include art, literature, games, and hands-on experiences. We will learn about the different foods that we get from farms. We will also learn about different farm animals and maybe even have a few visit! Get ready to have some fun down on the farm!

Instructor: Tabitha Hinson, FPD PreK Teacher
Dates: Tuesday, June 1 – Friday, June 4
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $85
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Frozen Camp
For girls going into 3K – 2nd grade

Frozen Camp will be full of snowflake art, music from Frozen, dress-up, snowball fights, Frozen-themed snacks, Frozen dance parties, Frozen-themed games, and more!

Instructor: Elizabeth Copelan, FPD 3K Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 7 – Friday, June 11
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $125
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Disney Camp
For boys and girls going into 3K – 1st grade

At Disney Camp, we will sing and dance to Disney songs, watch Disney movies while we eat Disney-themed snacks, read Disney books, play with Disney toys, make Disney crafts, and even go on a Disney scavenger hunt! We will spend the week playing with and celebrating all things Disney!!

Instructor: Elizabeth Copelan, FPD 3K Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 14 – Friday, June 18
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $125
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PreK Boost
For boys and girls going into PreK

Preview a day in pre-K Get a jump on the school year by being familiar with our teachers, classroom routines and what is expected.

Instructor: Kristy Hendley, FPD PreK Aide
Session 1: Monday, June 14 – Friday, June 18
Session 2: Monday, July 19 – Friday, July 23
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $115
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Kindergarten Boost
For boys and girls going into Kindergarten

Kindergarten Boost will be fun, engaging, hands-on learning! We will learn and review letters, sounds, writing, and numbers using various learning modalities! It’s the perfect transition from summer to gearing back up for a successful school year!

Instructor: Casey Handberry, FPD Kindergarten Teacher
Dates: Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $115
Register for Kindergarten Boost

Under the Big Top
For boys and girls going into 3K – 1st grade

We will use literacy, music, and movement to explore the different aspects of the circus!

Instructor: Dana Walker, FPD 3K Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $110
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Calling all Campers
For boys and girls ages 5 – 7

We will be learning about various outdoor animals, singing songs, investigating, and enjoying the great outdoors as we go on nature walks and scavenger hunts!

Instructor: Casey Handberry, FPD Kindergarten Teacher
Dates: Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $120
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Let’s Imagine and Play
For boys and girls going into PreK – 2nd grade

Do you want to be a vet? A construction worker? A chef? Join us for a week of dramatic play as we explore different roles, situations, and tools used in everyday life. Be a chef in our restaurant, a teacher in the classroom, a vet in our vet clinic, and so much more! The week will also be filled with fun games, art, and stories.

Instructor: Tabitha Hinson, FPD PreK Teacher
Dates: Monday, July 5 – Friday, July 9
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $110
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Fruit of the Spirit Camp
For boys and girls going into PreK – 2nd grade

Got Fruit? “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Join us for a week where we will taste the fruit of the spirit through songs, games, stories, and crafts. Each day we will learn about different attributes mentioned in the scripture (Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control) and how we can bring that gift to our fellow campers, our homes, and our communities.

Instructor: Tabitha Hinson, FPD PreK Teacher
Dates: Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $110
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Dinosaurs Adventures!
For boys and girls going into 3K – 1st grade

At Dinosaur Adventure Camp, we will play with dinosaur toys, make dinosaur art, learn about different types of dinosaurs, have a dinosaur egg hunt, go on a dinosaur scavenger hunt, dig for fossils, eat dino-themed snacks, and more!!

Instructor: Elizabeth Copelan, FPD 3K Teacher
Dates: Monday, July 19 – Friday, July 23
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $135
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All About Animals
For boys and girls going into 3K – 2nd grade

At All About Animals Camp, we will learn about all types of animals, make animal crafts, listen to sounds animals make, pretend to be animals, play with animal toys, eat animal-themed snacks, and maybe even meet a few exotic animals!!

Instructor: Elizabeth Copelan, FPD 3K Teacher
Dates: Monday, July 26 – Friday, July 30
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $135
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Sunken Treasure Camp
For boys and girls going into 3K – 1st grade

Pirates and Princesses will use movement, music and literacy to discover treasures lost at sea!

Instructor: Dana Walker, FPD 3K Teacher
Dates: Monday, July 26 – Friday, July 30
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: FPD Elementary Classroom
Cost: $110
Register for Sunken Treasure Camp