Summer at MVS 2021: Academic Enrichment and Athletic Camps

Summer at MVS camp options are available for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Students do not need to be enrolled at The Miami Valley School to attend Summer at MVS. Explore our catalog below, then click to register for the camps of your choice!

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Summer camps are offered weekly from June 21, 2021-July 30, 2021. Explore our offerings below!

Camp Hours
EC: 9:00-12:00
Lower School: 9:00-3:00 unless otherwise specified
Middle & Upper School: 9:00-3:00 unless otherwise specified

Before Care (7:30-9:00) and After Care (3:00-5:30) are available unless otherwise specified. Please view the camp registration form for more information!

Camp Weeks




Pre-K Welcome to the Zoo! Come join us for a fun filled week where we learn about animals. From the smallest insects, to the biggest mammals, everyday will be a new adventure! This camp meets 9am – 12pm. After-care not available for this camp. Faith Whitehead
2-3 Cooking Around the World In this camp students will be transported to different cultures around the world. We will be learning about different customs and traditions as well as local cuisine. Students will get a chance to make and taste a variety of foods from around the world. Jenny Giltner and Sarah Mangroo
3-5 Move Your Body, Calm Your Mind, Take Care of Yourself! Learn how to take care of your mind and your body in different ways and learn more about the connection between a healthy mind and a healthy body. Try different ways to take care of and move your body, while also learning to relax and calm your mind! Activities will include: yoga, hiking, healthy snacks, journaling, art, and much more! Get ready to have a lot of fun while challenging yourself to get a bit outside of your comfort zone! Kara Peterson, MVS Counselor
3-5 River, Rock, and Trail Spend the week exploring the (mostly)outdoors engaged in all things active! We will spend the week fossil hunting, hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and rock climbing as we support each other in these physical activities. Melissa Ertsgaard, MVS Lower School Teacher, and Sarah Workman
3-5 Forensic Frenzy During this week of summer camp, students will engage in interactive experiments that will take them into the field of forensic science. Daily exercises in a wide array of forensic disciplines will give students the skills to analyze evidence, culminating on the final day, on which they will solve their very own crime scene. Robyn McIntyre, MVS Lower School Teacher
6-9 Riddles, Logic, and Mathematical Reasoning In this camp, we will engage with many different kinds of riddles, conundrums and challenging problems. We will practice finding solutions that use common sense coupled with logic. We will see how math can show up in new places, in new disguises and offer new insights. We will also discover what assumptions we make without thinking about them. Since we will be in person this year, we will spend time indoors and outdoors – wherever the mysteries lead! If a student participated in this camp last year, they are welcome to join as we will have new kinds of riddles and hands-on experiences. Nathan Beckman, MVS Math Teacher

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Lower School Camps Middle & Upper School Camps

Athletic Camps




MVS Tennis Camp Dates: Mon June 14th through Fri June 18thTime: 9:00-12:00 (check in at 8:45 a.m. each day)

Who: Players entering 4th – 8th Grade (Juniors Clinics)

Maximum: 36 Participants

Minimum: 16 participants

Where: The Miami Valley School Tennis Courts

The MVS camp is for all levels in grades 4-8. The focus will be on stroke development, serves, service returns, forehands, backhands, and volleys learning and improving skills in a FUN and competitive environment.  We will emphasize sportsmanship  and teach the juniors to have their best chance for success on the courts.  They will learn spins, footwork, consistency, and strategies and the differences between singles and doubles play.  Tennis is a sport for a lifetime of fitness and friendships.

USPTA Professional Nancy Budde, Division 1- All- American, Former Head Women’s Coach @ Purdue University, National and International CompetitorCarrie Siegel, MVS Tennis Coach

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