Calling all puzzle enthusiasts! Spend a week immersed in jigsaw puzzle bliss. Campers will work collaboratively to see if they can break the Guinness Book of World Records for fastest completion of a 32,000-piece puzzle. There will also be a plethora of other puzzles to work on throughout the week. How many pieces can the group assemble? In addition to jigsaw puzzles, campers will learn about and make slide puzzles, word puzzles, and so much more. Using the Hawken Innovation Lab, campers will have the opportunity to use create a variety of puzzles to take home at the end of the week.
Draft Day: Fantasy Football 101
Ages 9 – 13
August 2 – August 6
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fall is right around the corner, and that means one thing: FOOTBALL season is approaching! This camp is for beginners, experts, and dynasty champions. Over the course of the week, campers will engage in preparing for the upcoming fantasy football season. Don’t go into your draft unprepared. Our experts will assist you in building your own draft “cheat sheet” customized to your league rules, identifying your top sleepers and bust, and developing an overall draft strategy. In addition to draft preparation, campers will enjoy a crash course in the history of fantasy football, watching highlights of some of the greatest fantasy seasons ever. Wait … there’s more. Campers will work in the Hawken Innovation Lab to create team logos and name plates. If you are ready to dominate your league in the 2019 season, this camp is for you.
Ages 5 – 14
July 26 – July 30
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us to find out how a simple board of 64 black and white squares, and 32 black and white pieces, can help improve your concentration and patience, analytical and strategic thinking, creativity and imagination, confidence and resilience, and finally friendship and spirit! National Master/Candidate Masters, Scholastic National and State Champions, and coaches of Hawken School Chess Club, Connor Keuchel ’17, Brennen Keuchel ‘19, and Destynn Keuchel ’22, assisted by their mom, Dr. Haleh Ayrom-Keuchel, will guide you through discovering the amazing Game of Chess! Students with any chess knowledge including beginners are welcome.
Jr. All-Star Camps
Ages 5 - 9
Session 1: July 26 – July 30
Session 2: August 2 – August 6
Session 3: August 9 – August 13
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
All-Star sports camp is the perfect fit for the active child that just can’t get enough running, jumping, throwing, and kicking during the day. This skill and game-based camp offers your young athlete the perfect opportunity to learn and excel in a variety of sports in an exciting camp setting. New skills will be taught and old ones will be developed through carefully planned drills that are then practiced through age-appropriate competitions. Join veteran Hawken Day Camp counselors for an action-packed week of on the move sports fun.
Ages 8 – 13
Session I: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lyndhurst Campus/Mentor Harbor Yacht Club
If you like being outside and on the water and want to learn about sailing, this camp is for you! You will learn important beginning boating fundamentals and water safety at the beautiful Mentor Harbor Yachting Club. Experience kayaks, small dinghy sailboats, large sailboats, and powerboats on Lake Erie and the protected Mentor Harbor. The week-long camp is run by experienced, certified, professional sailing instructors who will guarantee fun. No boating experience or ownership required. Simply bring your lifejacket, sunscreen, and lunch. Hawken Summer Camp provides transportation to/from MHYC.