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 Download your Registration Form Here!

(Complete and send to WCDS office or scan and email to summercamp@wcdsedu.com)

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Lower Camps (JK-1st Grade)

8:00-9:00 – Before Care (optional) $5.00 per hour

9:00-9:10 – Drop off at community room
9:10-11:45 – Camp theme-specific activities
11:45-12:00 – Pack up and Pick up
12:30-3:00 – Stay and Play (optional) $50.00 per week
3:00-4:00 – After Care (optional) $5.00 per hour


Upper Camps (2nd-5th Grade)

8:00-9:00 – Before Care (optional) $5.00 per hour

9:00-9:10 – Drop off at community room
9:10-12:00 – Camp theme-specific activities
12:00-12:30 – Lunch
12:30-2:50 – Outdoor water and playground activities
2:50-3:00 – Pack up and pick up
3:00-4:00 – After Care (optional) $5.00 per hour

Lower Camps

JK - 1st Grade
May 29* - June 1 (*No camp Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day)

Blast off into space this week. Learn about the solar system while playing fun games, singing songs,  and gnarly crafts!

Instructor: Terra Crews

June 4 - 8

No rest for the weary! Come explore what makes us move and go, go, go all week long!

Instructor: Becky Dodd

The right artwork can make a good story great, and our Little Illustrators will use their artistic skills to raise the bar on classic tales and new ones alike!

Instructor: Miss Liz Hladek

June 11 - 15

ARGH! Young pirates and scientists unite as we decipher clues and follow treasure maps in order to conduct exciting experiments!

Instructor: Miki Maxwell

Discover math and science concepts through engineering projects and challenges. Design and build your masterpiece!

Instructor: Terre Brubaker

June 18 - 22

Combining two of America’s pastimes together, Lego Star Wars campers will enjoy a weeklong trip to Tatooine filled with lightsabers and Jedi and everything in between!

Instructor: IJ Kalcum

Meet police detectives, sanitation workers, truck drivers, maybe even the mayor, and learn about the people in our community that make a difference every day. Won’t you be Mrs. Cartwright’s neighbor?

Instructor: Julie Cartwright

June 25 - 29

Are you tough, strong, and like to get down in the mud? Are you ready to learn the true definition of teamwork and perseverance? Join Mighty Tough Cougars for a week of fitness challenges that will test your strength, stamina, and ability to have FUN!

*Campers please bring a plain white tee shirt

Instructor: Linda Krulock and Claire Norman

In a dark corner of the WCDS campus a group of daring recruits has gathered. These recruits will learn about real spies, attempt their own secret missions, and master the art of the disguise. It’s a dangerous job, but someone has to do it. Do you have what it takes?

Instructor: IJ Kalcum

July 2 - 6* (*No camp Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day)

Whether you’re an Elsa, Buzz Lightyear, or even a Lion King, come dress up as your favorite Disney character and let your imagination run wild!

Instructor: Miss Liz Hladek

Students will learn about sea creatures, make crafts, and sing their way through the week. Dive on into the ocean during this fun and educational camp.

Instructor: Karen Mead

July 9 - 13

Leap into summer with AcroGymnastics, where we will have you flipping, tumbling, and dancing like you’ve never been before!

Instructor: Erica Warfield

Double (or triple) threats unite! If you dream of song, stage, and spotlight, this camp is for you!

Instructor: Amanda Blakemore

July 16 - 20

Shaving cream? Check! Water balloons? Check! Games, races, fun in the sun? Check! Check! Check! Come get wild and messy like it’s Nickelodeon in 1994!

Instructor: Bridget Rutherford

Whether you’re writing, creating, or listening to your favorite tune, there is something in us all that just needs to move. Scratch that itch with us!

Instructor: Claire Norman

July 23 - 27

Calling all artists! It’s time to dive deep into those big collaborative artworks that seem to take just too much time in a regular art class.  

Instructor: Miss Liz Hladek

Calling all water enthusiasts! Become an Aqua Kid! Join us for some water fun. We will dive into some cool water science experiments, create a splash of art, and ip over a variety of water-related games and activities. Hurry and take the plunge with us!

Instructor: Miss Airry Schultz

July 30 - August 3

Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! We’re taking a trip to the wild side and learn all about the fierce and mighty animals of the world!

Instructor: IJ Kalcum

Sometimes that puddle is just too tempting to resist. And what’s that slime made out of anyway? Put the plastic on the sofa this week. It’s time to get messy!

Instructor: Laura Demarest

August 6 - 10

Here is another fan favorite made even richer! Our superheroes will meet with ninja warriors to complete physical challenges as well as save the campus from villains bent on our destruction. Evildoers beware!

Instructor: Laura Demarest

Whether you’re an American Girl, a GI Joe, or even an Olaf fan, this week welcomes all! Bring your favorite foot tall friends and meet some newbies too!

Upper Camps

2nd - 5th Grade
May 29* - June 1 (*No camp Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day)

Ever start a recess game only to run out of time just as it starts getting good? Not this week! Come start the summer in the sun with a weeklong recess tournament.

Instructor: Ronell Davis

June 4 - 8

Manicures, fashion shows, yoga, oh my! Campers, come be a part of this girl-tastic week! In addition to some glitzy and girly activities, we will have daily ‘girl talks’, where we learn about each other and the women who inspire us.

Instructor: Karen Mead & Laura Demarest

Athletes will learn and practice the fundamental skills of basketball as well as various rules of the game. Each day will conclude by playing scrimmage-style games to help use the skills introduced that day.

Instructor: Michael McDonald

June 11 - 15

Some of the best stories are so engaging that they make your mouth water. Well, satisfy that growling belly in the WCDS kitchen with Chef Cartwright!

Instructor: Julie Cartwright

It’s Minecraft Mania! Campers will explore the creative aspects of the world of Minecraft. Plus: Minecraft art, cooking, and lots of other fun projects. Campers need to bring one Minecraft loaded device for use ONLY during the morning camp.

Instructor: Renee McFadden

June 18 - 22

Get out from beneath the stairs and head to the Hogwarts of Wheeling, WV, as we celebrate the legendary wizard himself! This week will be filled with spellbinding tricks, crafts, and games inspired from the timeless book series.

Instructor: Renee McFadden

Click the shutter and capture a moment in time! Learn how to turn a basic picture into a masterpiece by embracing both time honored techniques and modern resources to grab and edit your favorite summer photos!

Instructor: Stella Boldrick

June 25 - 29

Let’s make some treats while dancing to the beat. Cake decorating, delicious breads, and the West Virginia classic, pepperoni rolls will be made and had by all while jamming out to the tunes.

Instructor: Terra Crews

Just one sport not enough? Want to try your hand (or foot) at a variety of fun and competitive activities? Maybe even make one of your own? Then this is the camp for you! The whole week will be dedicated to the all around athlete, with a new chance of glory every day.

Instructor: Miki Maxwell

July 2 - 6* (*No camp Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day)

Find the clues and solve the puzzle, all before the game begins! Have a blast with this new take on an outdoor summer classic.

Instructor: Bridget Rutherford

So the USA isn’t in the World Cup this summer. This week we bring the trophy to you! Whether this is your first kick or you’re already bending it like Beckham, this is the camp for you.

Instructor: Luke Hladek

July 9 - 13

Are your kids fans of movies like The Boxtrolls and Lego Batman? Maybe the classic Rudolph the Red- Nosed Reindeer is more your speed? Either way, imagine making your very own movie in just a few (hundred) taps on your iPad and you’ll have an idea what entertainment this week will bring!

Instructor: Bridget Rutherford

Creek Week! The wet and engaging camp has become a WCDS fan favorite, and every summer offers brand new and exciting things to learn! Campers will enjoy learning wonders in and around a owing stream. We will explore plant and animal life, water purity, and have an overall splashing good time!

Instructor: Margie Howells

July 16 - 20

The hunt is on! Follow maps, find clues, and discover the treasure just beneath your feet in this weeklong adventure over every inch of the WCDS campus.

Instructor: Miki Maxwell

Move your very own robot with just a few clicks on a keyboard! Campers this week will build and battle with homemade bots, as well as learn basic Scratch programming for coding these little warriors too!

Instructor: Luke Hladek

July 23 - 27

Campers create and design bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and other accessories using techniques such as braiding breading and embellishments.

Instructor: Karen Mead & Laura Demarest

Lights, camera, action! In a quest to find the next great filmmaker, our campers will cast, lm, edit, and produce the semi-improvisational motion picture hit of the summer!

Instructor: Luke Hladek

July 30 - August 3

In this fun new camp you will spend each day diving into new challenges that may require you to race to the finish, build with certain materials, or even act out a scene! You may work with teammates to compete against others or sometimes just time itself. Whatever the challenge ahead, just be sure to bring those thinking caps!

Instructor: Bridget Rutherford

Creek Week! The wet and engaging camp has become a WCDS fan favorite, and every summer offers brand new and exciting things to learn! Campers will enjoy learning wonders in and around a owing stream. We will explore plant and animal life, water purity, and have an overall splashing good time!

Instructor: Margie Howells

August 6 - 10

Make hand built clay creations such as pinch pots and coil pottery, as well as use the pottery wheel during this fun and imaginative camp session. *Limited spots available!

Instructor: IJ Kalcum & Margie Howells

From the opening ceremonies to the medals to the Wheaties box, this week is sure to fill you with the Olympic spirit!

Instructor: Michael McDonald

We Two Summer Series

July 19, 26, August 2, 9

Requirements: Must have completed at least one session of We Two or be two-years old before start date. Parent or caregiver participates in each session with the child. $50 for 4-week session. 9:00 am class or 11:00 am class

Play is a toddler’s work, a vehicle for social, emotional, and cognitive development. We Two offers children opportunities to understand their world, interact with others, and explore their natural curiosity. The parents/caregivers provide security and support while the children experience music and movement, story time, crafts, and playtime throughout the program. The class size is limited, and a parent or caregiver must accompany each child.

Summer at The Center for Multisensory Learning

Please click here for scheduling and more details or contact Director of CML, Theresa Kowcheck, at tkowcheck@wcdsedu.com.