Campalooza

Choosing a Session
Review the sessions below by taking careful note of what grades each one covers.  Grades indicated under each session apply to the grade a camper just completed in the 2021-2022 school year. Once you have selected the sessions you want, scroll to the bottom of the page and indicate your selection through the drop-down box.

Standard Session Times
Morning Session: 9 am to 11:30 am
Afternoon Sessions: 12:30 pm to 3 pm
Lunch: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm*

*Campers staying all day will be responsible for bringing a sack lunch.

Paying for Sessions
Sessions need to be paid for online via credit card. A payment link will pop up upon registration submission below. Payments are due at the time of registration in order to hold a child’s spot.
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us by calling (937) 291-7567 or emailing sskolik@daytonchristian.com.

Campalooza 2022 Sessions

Dance: Worship and Creative Movement                          Instructor: Lexie Anders

Does worship music ever move you to praise God through more than just your singing? Join Lexie Anders as she brings her passion for worshipping Jesus through the art of dance to this camp. Students will learn a combination of ballet, jazz, and contemporary technique set to worship music and then showcase what they have learned in a performance at the end of the week.  

June 20-24
PM Session: Grades 1-4

 

Spanish: Expanding Your World                                        Instructor: Allison Misere

How about traveling to a new culture this summer without even leaving Dayton? Studies have shown that children who learn a second language at a younger age enhance their creativity, critical thinking skills, and mental flexibility. This session will expose young campers to the Spanish language and culture through fun, interactive play such as music, visuals, and games.

June 20-24
AM Session: Grades 1-4

Art: Creative by Design                                               Instructor: Stefanie Clements

Is art class one of your favorite hours of the school day? Well, here’s your chance to stretch your creativity into the summer. Join Stefanie Clements as she brings her gift for art to this session that will include clay projects, painting, and a print-making experience. This is one of our most popular sessions, so don’t wait too long to secure your spot!

June 13-17
AM Session: Grades 7-8
PM Session: Grades 5-6

June 20-24
AM Session: Grades 3-4  FULL – Contact Steve Skolik to be placed on a waitlist.  
PM Session: Grades 1-2  FULL – Contact Steve Skolik to be placed on a waitlist.

Engineering: Built to Last                                           Instructor: Craig Baudendistal

Have you ever looked at a bridge or building and wondered how it stands the test of time? These structures are still standing because their foundations are laid upon solid engineering principals. This session will focus on the basics of mechanical engineering. Students will discover the fun of engineering through various activities that use Fusion 360 to predict how structures will respond to different inputs before manufacturing can occur. This is a unique opportunity for students to work with an award-winning Wright State University professor who’s known to inspire students with creativity in engineering.

June 13-17
AM Session: Grades 8-12

Sewing: Thimbles and Threads                                         Instructor: Karen Hoppe

Who doesn’t like a pajama party? Join Karen Hoppe as she brings her love for sewing to students by teaching them the basics of the trade by sewing all the essentials needed for a sleepover. Students will be introduced to the parts of the sewing machine, machine safety, and operation. They then will be set in motion to create a drawstring sling bag, a pillow case, a pair of pajama pants, and a sleep mask. No prior experience with sewing required!

Back for a second year? Returning students will get the opportunity to choose a new project.

June 20 – 24

AM Session: Grades 4-8
PM Session: Grades 4-8  FULL – Contact Steve Skolik to be placed on a waitlist.

Pirates of the Caribbean Scavenger Hunt                         Instructor: Ken Carnegis

This session integrates Biblical principles of cooperation and collaboration as each camper learns to use logic and strategy in a historically-based, pirate-themed scavenger hunt with the ultimate goal of winning the hidden treasure.

June 20 – 24
AM Session: Grades 5-8

Cooking in the Kitchen                                                Instructor: Stephany Weldon

Have you always wanted to know how to create something delicious in the kitchen? Ever wondered what ingredients do what? How do you modify a recipe for one or for many? Come cook with Stephany Weldon and learn everything from basic cooking skills to learning a new recipe every day. No prior cooking skills are required.

June 13-17
AM Session: Grades 5-8
PM Session: Grades 5-8

Physical Education: Healthy and Fun                             Instructor: Paul Holliday

Running through obstacle courses, gathering with friends to play capture the flag, and engaging in team sports have a huge impact on a child’s health. This session is meant to be enjoyable for every student while pushing them to reach goals they have for themselves in physical education. The time kids will spend in this session is sure to inspire them for a summer full of exercise and outdoor play.

June 20 – 24
AM Session: Grades 1-2 – FULL – Contact Steve Skolik to be placed on a waitlist.
PM Session: Grades 3-4

Meet our 2019 Campalooza Instructors

Stefanie Clements – Art
Stefanie received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Bob Jones University and returned to teach art at DC where she graduated in 1998. Stefanie has dedicated the last decade to DC and loves revealing a child’s gift for art by teaching them techniques that allow them to do things they never thought possible. Stefanie currently serves as DC’s art teacher for elementary and middle school.

Karen Hoppe – Sewing
Karen has been teaching sewing for more than 20 years through her business known as Thimbles and Threads Sewing School. She and her husband, Wally, have four children who attended and graduated from DC. Karen was very involved in the costume production for DC’s theatrical events throughout the late 1980s. Now, she enjoys being a grandmother of five DC students. More information about her business can be viewed at www.thimblesandthreadssewingschool.com.

Lexie Anders – Dance
Lexie began dancing at the age of three. Over time, her passion for dance and love of Jesus Christ has led her to use dance to worship Him in a unique way. Lexie knows a variety of dance forms such as ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, and ballroom dancing. She has been a dance teacher since 2011 and had the privilege of attending the summer intensive at the Grand Rapids Ballet Company in 2009 as a student, and dance teacher intensives at Ballet Magnificat! – a professional Christian ballet company. She has also serves as the lead choreographer for the DCHS High School Theatre Department.                                                                       

Allison Misere – Spanish
Allison brings her love for Hispanic people and their culture to the classroom. She has been teaching Spanish at DC for more than 10 years. Through teaching, she is able to show students how fun it can be to step out of their comfort zone and learn something new. In addition to teaching Spanish, Allison has led mission trips to Mexico and the Dominican Republic for 15 years.

Craig Baudendistel – Engineering
Craig Baudendistel is a mechanical engineering professor at Wright State University. He teaches courses in applied mathematics, solid modeling and analysis, computer-aided manufacturing, and Matlab programming. Craig is the advisor for two collegiate design competitions, the SAE Mini Baja and Solar Splash. Seniors in these groups design and build an off-road vehicle and solar-powered boat to race against other colleges. He also is an engineering consultant for Drone Express, a drone delivery service located in the Dayton region.

Ken Carnegis – Pirates of the Caribbean Scavenger Hunt
Ken, a 1980 DC graduate and retired US Army Reserve Captain, loves to share his passion for military strategy and board game play with students.  He especially enjoys integrating Biblical truths from history into his role-playing sessions.  Through his engaging and interactive sessions, campers will know what it means to sail the Caribbean and employ competitive strategies against other role players.  Ken has worked at Dayton Christian Schools for 12 years.

Paul Holliday – Interactive Physical Education
Paul brings his love for youth and for sports by helping students in a gym class setting. Paul has been coaching high school soccer and basketball for the last seven years and has just finished his first year of being a physical education teacher at Dayton Christian. Paul graduated from Dayton Christian in 2011 and then went on to play four years of collegiate soccer at Huntington University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Sports Management.

Stephany Weldon – Cooking in the Kitchen
Stephany, a DC graduate and Dayton Christian Elementary PTO President, has always loved cooking and baking. Being homeschooled, her mom was able to teach her how toook just about anything and she was able to cook a complete meal by the time she turned eight. She loves cooking for her family, learning new recipes, challenging herself with new techniques, and even creating her own meal ideas. She believes that knowing your way around the kitchen is an invaluable skill for people of all ages.

Stefanie Clements – Art
Stefanie received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Bob Jones University and returned to teach art at DC where she graduated in 1998. Stefanie has dedicated the last decade to DC and loves revealing a child’s gift for art by teaching them techniques that allow them to do things they never thought possible. Stefanie currently serves as DC’s art teacher for elementary and middle school.

 

Campalooza 2022 Session Schedule and Registration Costs

June 13-17

AM SESSION    
Art (Grades 7-8): $225  Engineering (Grades 8-12): $225 Cooking (Grades 5-8): $195
PM SESSION    
Art (Grades 5-6): $225   Cooking (Grades 5-8): $195

June 20-24

AM SESSION        
Sewing (Grades 4-8): $125

PE (Grades 1-2): $125 (FULL)

Art (Grades 3-4): $225 (FULL) Spanish (Grades 1-4): $125 Pirates (Grades 5-8) $125
PM SESSION        

Sewing (Grades 4-8): $125 (FULL)

PE (Grades3-4):$125  

Art (Grades 1-2): $225 (FULL)

Dance (Grades 1-4) (FULL)  

Are you in?  You can register below.  


 

Campalooza Registration