Registration is open for Summer at MVS 2024!

***Please scroll down for more information and camp catalog.***

Summer at MVS provides academic and athletic enrichment for students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. Students do not need to be enrolled at The Miami Valley School to attend Summer at MVS!

The 2024 camp catalog is posted below. Camps are offered each week from June 10-August 2. You can view the camp options for each week using the tabs on the left side of the catalog.

Upper school students: make sure to check out our College Counseling camps and summer SAT/ACT prep courses!
Questions? Please email summercamp@mvschool.com.

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Early Childhood Camps

In order to attend Early Childhood (EC/Pre-K) camps, your child must be potty trained and be at least 3 years old as of September 2023.

Themed EC camps run from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and if your child is 4-5 years old, they are eligible for EC Afternoon Childcare.

If your child attended Pre-K camps last year, the Campsite portal may have automatically rolled them over to Kindergarten this year. If your child is still Pre-K eligible and you have been automatically rolled over to K, please email summercamp@mvschool.com to help with your registration.



STEP 1: Scroll down to view the camp catalog below. You can view the camp options for each week using the tabs on the left side of the catalog.
STEP 2: Create a list of camps from the offerings.
STEP 3: Click the links below to follow the enrollment process:
***Please note that if you are signing up multiple children, there is a 5% discount for siblings! Please follow all of the steps to enroll and submit payment, then email summercamp@mvschool.com for us to refund you a 5% sibling discount.


Camp Catalog

Camp Weeks

Pre-K (AM) Dino Adventure Camp

Half-Day (Morning)

Instructor: Kathleen Bechert, MVS Early Childhood School

Welcome to Dino Adventure Camp, where the past comes to life, and every day is a journey back in time to the mesmerizing world of dinosaurs! Campers don their explorer hats and participate in thrilling fossil hunts and excavations. They’ll learn the art of digging for ancient treasures, uncovering fossils, and piecing together the mysteries of the past. It’s a hands-on adventure that combines science and excitement. Join us at Dino Adventure Camp, where every day is a roar-some adventure!

Cost: $145

Pre-K (PM) EC Afternoon Childcare

Half-Day (Afternoon)

Instructor: Kathleen Bechert, MVS Early Childhood School

EC Afternoon Childcare is for potty trained children ages 4 and 5. This afternoon session will include time for lunch, rest and play.

Cost: $145

Grades K-2 (AM) Ahoy Matey! A Pirate Adventure

Half-Day (Morning)

Instructor: Taylor Warren, MVS Kids Club Staff

It’s a pirate’s life for me! Transform yourself into a pirate and join us on a fun filled pirate adventure to find hidden treasure. X marks the spot, so follow the map for a journey of fun?
Cost: $145
Grades K-2 (PM) Brick by Brick: A Lego Adventure

Half-Day (Afternoon)

Instructor: Robin McIntyre, MVS Early Childhood School

Let’s hone our engineering skills and have some fun as we build amazing things with LEGOs! Joins us as we embark on a Lego adventure. Each day will be filled with brick by brick take-home creations.

Cost: $145

Grades K-2 (PM) Creative Dramatics Camp

Half-Day (Afternoon)

Instructor: Matt & Lauren Hoying, MVS Faculty

Calling all budding superheroes, fairytale royalty, and intergalactic explorers—this summer adventure is for kids ready to unleash their creativity. From crafting crowns to modeling masks, our campers will have the opportunity to bring their favorite characters to life in a fun and supportive environment. This camp will spark friendships, foster confidence, and ignite a lifelong love for imaginative expression. Join us for a week of magic, wonder, and endless possibilities!

Cost: $145

Grades 1-3 (AM) Sing, Dance, and Play (Instruments) the Morning Away

Half-Day (Morning)

Instructor: Deanna Rau, MVS Lower School

Do you love to sing, dance and play instruments? Come join Mrs. Rau, MVS lower school music teacher, for fun-filled musical mornings of songs, singing games, folk dances, and instrument playing.

Cost: $145

Grades 2-5 (Full Day) Davis Magic Academy – Purple Wand

Full Day

Instructor: Dave Davis, Davis Magic Academy

Get ready to take an amazing adventure into the exciting world of magic. Learn how to read people’s minds, make money appear out of nowhere and travel through time with a magic bandana just to name a few. In addition to integrating the 8 Traits of a True Magician, the Purple Wand course places a special focus on learning the 8 basic effects that make up all magic tricks.

Cost: $350

Grades 3-6 (Full Day) Superheroes of Service

Full Day

Instructor: Claire Long

Become an everyday superhero! Students will brainstorm and participate in acts of service such as making cards for community members, playing with animals in shelters, and visiting several different organizations to learn that every act of service, big or small, makes a positive impact.

Cost: $310

Grades 5-12 (AM) Improv(e)

Half-Day (Morning)

Instructor: Audrey Miller, MVS Upper School

Think fast! The skills of improv help improve our ability to communicate in many situations. Students will learn various tricks to better interact with others and to enhance their self confidence. At the end of the week, students will take part in an improv showcase for friends and family.

Cost: $90

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Summer at MVS Partnerships

Richardson Family Food Group (RFFG) is the parent company of Rich Taste Catering, which will lead this year’s All-American Eats cooking camp. Rich Taste Catering is a full-service caterer and food service solution resource. Originally a small catering company specializing in meal prep, Rich Taste Catering has become one of the largest catering companies in the Dayton area since its founding in 2015. Rich Taste Catering is proud to be a Black and Veteran-owned business with partnerships in local hospitals, universities, schools, and production studios. RFFG/Rich Taste Catering are MVS Champion Partners for the 2023-2024 school year, and The Miami Valley School thanks them for their continued support!

Davis Magic Academy uses the Discover Magic curriculum, designed to teach 7–13-year-olds important life skills that have been lost in our technologically-based world. In an age of virtual experiences, teaching a child to explore the physical world has never been more essential and more of a challenge. Davis Magic Academy’s Discover Magic classes educate young minds using original content and custom magic props that your child will keep! Discover the real secrets to becoming a true magician as each lesson reveals an important life skill to help build their confidence and communication skills.

Nexplore STEAM Camps send young minds on an exhilarating journey of discovery and adventure! Nexplore camps offer a dynamic range of programs designed to ignite curiosity and foster the joy of learning. Each day promises hands-on activities, exciting challenges, unique programming, and endless opportunities for exploration.

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