Lower School (K–5)


Art & Music Mash Up!MINI-COURSE

Grades 1–3
Students will spend half the session in an Arts Exploration class and half the session doing Music & Movement. Both classes will be taught by St. Albans art and music faculty. The class will culminate with an art show and musical performance on the last Friday of the session.
12:30 – 3:00 pm
*No class Friday, July 3

Art Explorations - Mini MINI-COURSE

Grades 4-6
In this one-week morning session, campers will explore a wide range of methods for creative expression. As part of the artistic process, we will practice looking at, talking about, and creating art of different subjects and media. We will consider work by artists like Van Gogh, O’Keeffe, Kollwitz, and Hockney as a source of inspiration for developing our own individual self-expression. And we will practice making art with through painting, drawing, mixed-media, and collage. Make room on your walls!  This sessions is only open to rising 4th-6th grade. (Also listed in Middle School).
9:00am - 12:00pm

Art ExplorationsMINI-COURSE

Grades 4-8
This two-week, morning course is designed to develop interpretive skills, expand knowledge of art history, and inspire creativity. Students will create individual and collaborative pieces using a variety of materials.  Two sessions available to choose from. (Also listed for Middle School).
Session 1:
9:00am - 12:00pm
Session 2:
12:30 - 3:00pm *corrected time

Digital Photography: An IntroductionNEWMINI-COURSE

Grades 5-8
This course will serve as an introduction to the world of digital photography. Utilizing the National Cathedral and the Cathedral Close, this class will provide students with instruction in the basics of digital photography including light, composition, exposure, and style. Students will also learn how to use a digital SLR camera. Each day, students will explore a different style and digital photography technique. Lessons will include portrait, sports, architectural, nature, and "trick" photography. Digital SLR cameras will be provided. (Also listed in Middle School)
9:00am - 12:00 pm
Located in Washington, D.C., St. Albans Summer Programs – a combined summer camp and summer school for area and out-of-town boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 12 – provides half- and full-day academic and art classes and athletic camps for football, golf, rowing, swimming, and tennis at state-of-the-art athletic facilities.