Academics



Academic Camps

Cooking Camp 1 - Asian Food

Cooking Camp - $225
Asian Cooking

Come cook with FLIK Chefs! The best way to get a child to eat healthy is by getting them involved in the cooking process. Our Chef’s goal is to introduce your child to basic cooking techniques. If your child needs a boost of self-confidence, cooking in the kitchen will help do that. They are accomplishing a task, learning something important, and contributing to the family. Cooking skills will help to reinforce concepts in science, language, and math! Children will work together as a team. Culinary Art activities are a great way to express creativity and enjoy your creation.

Age/grade: 4th - 6th Grade
June 3 - 7
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructors:
Garret Lapham
Lapham@compass-USA.com
Jon Stumpf
Jonathan.Stumpf@compass-USA.com

*Parents are encouraged to attend a special lunch made by your campers in the dining hall on Friday, June 7 at 11:30 AM.

Cooking Camp 2 - Mexican Food

Cooking Camp - $225
Mexican Cooking

Come cook with FLIK Chefs! The best way to get a child to eat healthy is by getting them involved in the cooking process. Our Chef’s goal is to introduce your child to basic cooking techniques. If your child needs a boost of self-confidence, cooking in the kitchen will help do that. They are accomplishing a task, learning something important, and contributing to the family. Cooking skills will help to reinforce concepts in science, language, and math! Children will work together as a team. Culinary Art activities are a great way to express creativity and enjoy your creation.

Age/grade: 4th - 6th Grade
June 10 - 14
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructors:
Garret Lapham
Lapham@compass-USA.com
Jon Stumpf
Jonathan.Stumpf@compass-USA.com

*Parents are encouraged to attend a special lunch made by your campers in the dining hall on Friday, June 14 at 11:30 AM.

Cooking Camp 3 - Mediterranean Food

Cooking Camp - $225
Mediterranean Cooking

Come cook with FLIK Chefs! The best way to get a child to eat healthy is by getting them involved in the cooking process. Our Chef’s goal is to introduce your child to basic cooking techniques. If your child needs a boost of self-confidence, cooking in the kitchen will help do that. They are accomplishing a task, learning something important, and contributing to the family. Cooking skills will help to reinforce concepts in science, language, and math! Children will work together as a team. Culinary Art activities are a great way to express creativity and enjoy your creation.

Age/grade: 4th - 6th Grade
June 17 - 21
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructors:
Garret Lapham
Lapham@compass-USA.com
Jon Stumpf
Jonathan.Stumpf@compass-USA.com

*Parents are encouraged to attend a special lunch made by your campers in the dining hall on Friday, June 21 at 11:30 AM.

Cooking Camp 4 - Baking

Cooking Camp - $225
Baking

Come cook with FLIK Chefs! The best way to get a child to eat healthy is by getting them involved in the cooking process. Our Chef’s goal is to introduce your child to basic cooking techniques. If your child needs a boost of self-confidence, cooking in the kitchen will help do that. They are accomplishing a task, learning something important, and contributing to the family. Cooking skills will help to reinforce concepts in science, language, and math! Children will work together as a team. Culinary Art activities are a great way to express creativity and enjoy your creation.

Age/grade: 4th - 6th Grade
June 24 - 28
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructors:
Garret Lapham
Lapham@compass-USA.com
Jon Stumpf
Jonathan.Stumpf@compass-USA.com

Creativity Camp S1

Creativity Camp S1 - $150

Creativity camp is all about using your imagination for fun and for learning. During this camp, campers will build canister rockets and dundun drums, make their own piñatas, have an afternoon of ice painting, play water games, and so much more!

Age/grade: K - 4th
June 10 - 12
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Instructor: Dana Atkins
dana_atkins@brentwoodacademy.com

Creativity Camp S2

Creativity Camp S2 - $150

Creativity camp is all about using your imagination for fun and for learning. During this camp, campers will build canister rockets and dundun drums, make their own piñatas, have an afternoon of ice painting, play water games, and so much more!

Age/grade: K - 4th
July 8 - 10
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Instructor: Dana Atkins
dana_atkins@brentwoodacademy.com

Creativity Camp S3

Creativity Camp S3 - $150

Creativity camp is all about using your imagination for fun and for learning. During this camp, campers will build canister rockets and dundun drums, make their own piñatas, have an afternoon of ice painting, play water games, and so much more!

Age/grade: 5th - 8th
July 15 - 17
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Instructor: Dana Atkins
dana_atkins@brentwoodacademy.com

Drivers Ed

Drivers Ed - $395

BA Faculty member Tom Cox, who is State-licensed and certified as a driver education instructor, will be teaching the driver education course at Brentwood Academy, exclusively for Brentwood Academy students. This includes the full 30-hour classroom course and 6-hours of behind the wheel training. Tom has been teaching driver’s Ed with Brentwood Driver Training as a licensed instructor for over 8 years. Open to Brentwood Academy students only. Must be at least 14 to be eligible for driving or course certification.

Class will be held for 5 consecutive days from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Most lessons will be scheduled for the weeks before or after the class, or in the afternoons following class dismissal.

  • This course is good for an insurance reduction.
  • Student must bring a blue pen and non-spiral bound notebook.
  • Student should either bring his/her lunch, or money for ordering pizza for lunch.

Age/grade: 8th - 12th
June 3 - 7
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Instructor: Tom Cox

tom_cox@brentwoodacademy.com


Games & Brains

Games & Brains - $200

During this week, campers will play a wide variety of board games. Play and competition are not just fun activities; they develop powerful critical thinking skills. Through playing games and discussing rules and tactics, campers will develop a strategic mindset to help them identify objectives, formulate plans, and solve problems. Campers will also have the opportunity to develop their own games throughout the week where they will analyze the value of rules and incentives. The week will be full of playing, competing, learning, and having a ton of fun! *Campers should bring a lunch, water bottle, and an afternoon snack each day.

Age/grade: 6th - 9th Grade
June 10 - 13
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Instructors:
JD Binger
jd_binger@brentwoodacademy.com

Middle School Speech Camp

Middle School Speech Camp — $150

For all those who enjoy performing, writing, reading and acting, this is the camp for you! We will jump into the creative mindset through acting exercises and playing improvisation games as a group. We will have dedicated times for reading scripts so that those who are on the middle school speech team (and even those who want to be!) can find their performance piece for the year. This camp is a great way to start the year strong on the speech team!

Age/grade: 6th - 8th
July 22 - 26
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Instructor:
Kasey Carmona '05
kasey_carmona@brentwoodacademy.com

Science Camp

Science Camp — $210

Campers will learn through exploration in this science camp. Daily field trips to places such as the Adventure Science Center and the Nashville Zoo, indoor and outdoor creative activities, hands-on inquiry experiments, and the utilization of team work will consume each day’s agenda. Campers will recycle trash into art, test water sources for safe drinking water, observe plant cells under microscopes, and much more. Join us this summer as we investigate! * Campers should bring a lunch, water bottle, and an afternoon snack each day. Some activities will be outdoors, so sunscreen and bug spray is encouraged.

Age/grade: 2nd - 5th
June 17 - 21
9:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Instructor:
Kristin Phillips
kristin_phillips@brentwoodacademy.com

Study Skills - 6th (Coed)

Study Skills Coed — $225

Give your child the tools for lifelong achievement and academic success. In this course, students learn how to learn by mastering a core curriculum that includes organizational systems, time management methods, active reading, test preparation, and memory techniques.

Age/grade: 6th
June 17 - 20
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor:
Sally Delvaux
delvaux7@comcast.net

Study Skills - 7th & 8th (Coed)

Study Skills Coed — $225

Give your child the tools for lifelong achievement and academic success. In this course, students learn how to learn by mastering a core curriculum that includes organizational systems, time management methods, active reading, test preparation, and memory techniques.

Age/grade: 7th - 8th
June 17 - 20
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Instructor:

Sally Delvaux
delvaux7@comcast.net

Study Skills 9th - 12th (Coed)

Study Skills Coed — $225

Give your child the tools for lifelong achievement and academic success. In this course, students learn how to learn by mastering a core curriculum that includes organizational systems, time management methods, active reading, test preparation, and memory techniques.

Age/grade: 9th - 12th
June 24 - 27
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor:
Sally Delvaux
delvaux7@comcast.net

VEX Robotics Camp

VEX Competition Robotics Camp - $850

This camp is designed for any beginner level student who wants to experience the excitement of robotics and competition! Attendees will start by building a VEX IQ robot, learn how to connect the control system, and explore computer programming in preparation for their first VEX Competition.

In this week-long camp, students explore and develop science, math, engineering and programming skills through a series of fast-paced and engaging team activities. Students will be tasked, under the guidance of the camp staff, to build, program, test and compete with a VEX IQ robot.

This camp is led by the Brentwood Academy robotics program, comprised of coaches and students who have made multiple VEX World Championship appearances and is the most awarded robotics program in the state. This camp is designed for students entering 4th through 8th grades.

A practice tournament will be held on Friday. At that time, parents and guardians are welcome to come in and watch their children compete and see their robots. A closing ceremony will be held Friday afternoon at the conclusion of the tournament.

The VEX IQ robot kit is included in the price of the camp and is yours to keep at the end of the week.

Lunch will be provided for this camp.

Age/grade: 4th - 8th Grade
July 22 - 26
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructors:
Beth Taylor
beth_taylor@brentwoodacademy.com