|Summers at Fountain Valley School are filled with camps, conferences and other programs run both by outside organizations and FVS faculty. The 1,100-acre main campus, located at the base of Pikes Peak in southeast Colorado Springs, is the primary location for all camps, and some groups also utliize the 40-acre Mountain Campus near Buena Vista, Colo., for special retreats. Residential or day, all groups who use the FVS campus benefit from some of the most impressive residential, academic, athletic and recreational facilities in the nation.|
May 26-28, 2014
The $245 cost includes lunch in the dining room. The class is 8 a.m.-5 p.m., daily with a one-hour lunch break. A minimum of six people are required for the class to be held.
Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional-level CPR, blood-borne pathogen and AED in one certificate. Certificate available upon successful completion of course. This will be a blended learning course with an online portion that must be completed before the live training begins.
You must be at least 15 years old before May 28, 2014, and pass certain swimming requirements. Please contact email@example.com
for a complete list of swimming requirements.
Registration is closed.
|CPR/First Aid Course|
May 28, 2014
The CPR/First Aid course includes first aid, CPR/AED for professional rescuers and health care providers and bloodborne pathogen training only.
This course is designed to train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. This course consists of online content and classroom segments. Online material must be completed prior to attending the classroom activities. Students must bring proof of completion of online program in order to attend the hands-on session. Those who complete the training receive a First Aid + CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers certification valid for two years.
Course will also include a section on bloodborne pathogens. Designed for those who are at risk for on the job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids in the workplace. The course teaches how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material. Those who complete the training receive a Bloodborne Pathogens Training certification valid for one year.
The course includes lunch in the dining room and is $130. A minimum of six people are needed for this course to take place.
Registration is closed.
|English Riding Day Camp|
June 2-6, 2014
For ages 9-18
English Riding Day Camp
Learn skills from FVS Riding Director Ann Hanna, who has led the School's English Riding team to two Interscholastic Equestrian Association national titles in the last seven years. Learn all facets of hunt seat riding and horsemanship, including grooming, saddling, stable management, horse care, feeding, and basic veterninary and farrier care. No experience necessary. Register online now
|Western Riding Day Camp (Full-No Spots Available)|
June 2-6, 2014
Note: The Western Riding Camp is full and no more registrations are available. There is still room in the English Riding Camp.
For ages 9-18
Capacity: 5 advanced and 15 beginning ridersWestern Riding Camp
Riders or wanna-be riders have the unique opportunity to learn all aspects of Western riding, gymkhana events, roping, trail riding and basic horsemanship. Campers will be assigned their own horse for the week. The camp is led by FVS Western Riding Director Beth Hiatt. No experience necessary.
|Gardner Carney Leadership Institute|
June 13-19, 2014
The gcLi Leadership Lab is a week-long course of intensive study and discussion designed to empower secondary school teachers to create dynamic and diverse student leaders. Participant teachers examine current theories about adolescence and adolescent culture, become attuned to various learning styles, and empathize with the social pressures students face. In addition, through experiential events, simulations, and psychometric assessment tools, teachers discover and expand upon their own perspectives on leadership.
Please find more information about gcLi and/or register for the institute by visiting the gcLi website
|Grab the Torch Philanthropy Camp|
June 20-28, 2014
Grab the Torch Philanthropy Camp
is a five-day overnight camp experience. It has been developed to provide an in-depth educational experience into the business and commitment of the nonprofit, foundation, cause related marketing and global greater good professional. A vital component of our mission will be to present ‘how it’s done and why they’re doing it.’ The students will hear the life experience and journey of each speaker into the nonprofit world. The sessions will include presentations by foundation leaders, development professionals, college admission representatives, street volunteers, grant writers, corporate marketing professionals, nonprofit strategic planning professionals, and presidents of boards and foundations. For freshmen in high school through freshmen in college.
for more information, including an application. Application processing is done through the Grab the Torch web site only.
|Nike Tennis Camp|
July 6-11, 2014
July 13-18, 2014
July 20-25, 2014
The Nike Tennis Camp at Fountain Valley School offers the perfect balance of tennis training and fun off-court activities.
Coach Dave Adams, recently retired after 18 years as the director of tennis at Colorado College, leads the qualified staff. He is currently coaching both the boys and girls varsity tennis teams at Cheyenne Mountain High School. Selected as the coach of the year by both the Colorado Springs Gazette
and the Denver Post
, Adams led both teams to the 4A state title in 2007. He has coached 70 individual state champions in singles and doubles.
Overnight camps offer a 30-hour tennis program, all meals, housing and tennis activities (some off-campus activities may have an additional fee) for kids ages 9-18.
- Pair of Nike tennis shoes
- Official NIKE Tennis Camp T-shirt
- World-class coaching- directors work personally with students, combining a variety of drills, games and instruction
- Personal, written evaluation
- Match-play in a fun, spirited, team competition
- Campers wishing to enroll in more than one week are welcome to stay the weekend at most locations. Campers will be fully supervised and enjoy a variety of off-court activities. An additional charge for weekend stayovers applies.
to register and see more information.
|No. 1 Soccer Camps|
July 13-17, 2014
No. 1 Soccer Camps has become the most trusted name in soccer camps. Machnik continues to modify and upgrade the No. 1 Soccer Camps programs. His involvement at the highest level of soccer including serving as a FIFA match commissioner for World Cup qualifier games and his involvement with MLS (Major League Soccer) as assistant to the deputy commissioner for on-field competition, keeps him in touch with the highest level of coaching and playing worldwide.
No. 1 Soccer Camps has been recognized as Top Camp by Sports Illustrated for Kids
and Your Camp by Sports Illustrated for Women
The Mini Camp Program
schedule enables campers age 8 through 12 (age restrictions vary by location) to attend certain No. 1 sessions at sites across the country and enjoy the benefits of a No. 1 Camps experience at a savings of nearly 40 percent.Premier Program - No.1 Striker Camp
The No. 1 Striker Camp Premier Program is an advanced program whereby players are grouped according to age, size and ability in an atmosphere set to challenge each player to raise their game to new heights. The group environment is dynamic in nature with instant gratification as new goals are attained. Each day strikers test their skills in live play against goalkeepers from the No. 1 Goalkeeper Camp. The competition between the strikers and goalkeepers represents the game's finest moments and a unique component of No. 1 Camps. Academy Program - No.1 Striker Camp
The Academy Program for Strikers is designed for high school players: entering freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. The program provides all the lessons contained in the Premier Program including evaluation and placement, Placement Shooting, Receiving Balls, 1 v 1 Fakes and Feints, Chipping and Lobbing, Long Range Power Shooting, Goal Scoring Theory (Lecture), Heading for Goal, Near & Far Post Runs, Small Group & Combination Play, Attacking Numbers Up & Down, World Cup Tournament, Dribbling for Speed,
Breakaway Technique & Tactics, Shootout Competition, Striker Wars, Dutch Tournament, Target Play, Penalty Kicks Interval, and Pressure Training, Recognizing and Exploiting Goalkeeper Weaknesses College Prep Program - No.1 Striker Camp
Designed for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors with college playing aspirations, the College Prep program is a 10+ day program which prepares players for the rigor of pre-season training and equips the player with the tools to meet the expectations of college coaches. This program was developed by Machnik in response to specific needs expressed by parents of college freshmen who enter college programs basically unprepared. Using the successful Premier and Academy Programs as a foundation in the first week, Machnik has designed a detailed training program for the second week which replicates that used by his successful men's and women's college soccer teams with a sprinkling of ideas from some of the best coaches from around the country. No camp in America today can match this program. All high school players will benefit from the demanding schedule and physical and mental preparation. Learn from the best while training at the highest level.
For more information and to register, click here
|Stanley H. King Counseling Institute|
Aug. 3-8, 2014
Stanley H. King Counseling Institute's goal is to help faculty and staff of independent schools to respond to the emotional needs of today's adolescents with increased comfort and competence.
The Institute has been teaching a model of counseling appropriate to independent schools since 1964. In weeklong residential workshops, teachers, administrators and staff members develop the skills needed to help students with developmental issues and to recognize serious psychological difficulty and seek appropriate help. Instructors can also provide workshops for teachers, and consultation on counseling programs on-site for individual schools.
For more info, visit http://shkingcounseling.org