Camp Katniss: Bow Design, Build and Archery (Grades 5-8, Girls Only!)

Almost every young girl knows who Katniss Everdeen is, and she has mystified us with amazing archery skills on the movie screen (thank you Hollywood special effects).  In Camp Katniss, not only will girls learn real archery skills, but each student will design and build her own bow in the Newton’s Attic wood shop.  Here, girls will learn engineering design and tools use and even incorporate a little math and physics while they construct their bows.  Once their bows are completed, the all female class will move to the archery range to begin developing recognized archery skills and practices under close, experienced adult supervision.  We can’t guarantee that girls learn to be as proficient with a bow as Katniss is, but all will gain many new skills, make new friends and have a great time.



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General Information

  • Boys & Girls • Grades 1-12 • Half- and Full-day camps • Weekly May 28th – August 16th
  • All camps are only one-week long, Monday-Friday, but most are repeated multiple times throughout the summer.
  • Drop-off and pickup between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm at no extra charge; earlier and later times by request for $5 per half hour per child per day
  • Most camps are half-day, but two half-day camps are often combined for a full-day camp. Lunchtime supervision provided; bring your own lunch.
  • Full-day camps: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • Half-day mornings: 8:30 am –12:00 pm • Half-day afternoons: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
  • Half-day camps range in price from $195 to $325 per week and full day camps from $390 to $695 per week.
  • Small class size and personalized instruction.
  • If you find a class full, please register on the wait-list so that we can contact if you if space becomes available. We do our best to accommodate wait-listed students, who will be given priority if we are able to add another section of the class. We will then be in touch to confirm our ability to register your child.
  • If any class has not met the minimum of three students required for the class to run by one week prior to the start date, we may cancel the class to free up the instructor and class space for other classes which may have waiting lists. Should this need to happen, we will inform affected families immediately.
  • Use the grade your child will be entering next fall to determine age appropriate camps.
  • There are no classes on Memorial Day or July 4th-5th. The prices have been adjusted for the shorter camp weeks.
  • Newton’s Attic supplies the computers for all computer based classes.

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