Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Open House:
Grades 1–12
8:30–11:00 a.m.

This group event is geared toward parents of prospective students in grades 1–12. Visit and see how The Ellis School prepares, empowers, and inspires each and every girl through an excellent education in an all-girls environment. See more of the campus, learn about our top-notch STEM programs and our excellence in the liberal arts, and discover how Ellis can enhance your daughter’s academic and personal growth.

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Additional Information
Please see below for visiting camps that will also be taking place on The Ellis School's campus this summer.


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  • Luminari: I Want to Be an Ambassador

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Early Bird Price Before May 1 Regular Price Before June 1
    June 11–14 and 199:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.Entering grades 8–12, coed
    This camp is a seven-day summer camp designed to help teens master the skills of a successful ambassador and the vital art of diplomacy. This camp will enrich any teenage student aspiring to work in the foreign service, but the I Want to Be an Ambassador camp is so much more—jam-packed with invaluable lessons for all teens. This camp includes an overnight stay in Washington, D.C.
  • Luminari: Speak and Tell

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Early Bird Price Before May 1 Regular Price Before June 1
    June 24–279:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.Entering grades 8–12, coed
    This camp helps teens develop the thinking and speaking skills, as well as the relaxation tools, to take control of their time in front of an audience. Through master classes with professional broadcasters, performers, and communications trainers, the campers will learn the specific skills needed to command an audience. We guide the campers through exercises that will help them conquer stage jitters, focus their message, develop a public “voice,” and exude confidence in front of an audience. We know teenagers have a lot of important things to say. We’re going to help them say it with strength, verve, and personality.
  • Luminari: Camp Delicious

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Early Bird Price Before May 1 Regular Price Before June 1
    July 8–129:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.Ages 12–17, coed
    During the five days of camp, teens will gain new skills and confidence to create meals, discover new flavors and gain independence in the kitchen. Throughout the week, campers trace the path from earth to plate, with visits to community gardens and markets. Young chefs will touch and harvest vegetables and experience the rich scent of soil and sunshine that build the food.
  • Luminari: Teen Writer

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Early Bird Price Before May 1 Regular Price Before June 1
    July 15–189:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.Entering grades 8–12, coed
    With more outlets for publishing creative works than ever before, Teen Writer is the perfect place to learn how to take your writing from just fine to fabulous. Based on tips and techniques professional writers use—and taught by published author and Emmy Award-winning television producer Gina Catanzarite—Teen Writer is an exhilarating 4-day camp that stimulates creativity and refines critical thinking to make fiction come alive for the reader.
Ellis students only: When registering for Luminari camps, type "Ellis" into the coupon code area of the cart to receive an extra $25 discount per Luminari camp!
For questions about Luminari camps at The Ellis School, please email Sheila Hyland at sheila@luminari.org.

Pittsburgh Pirates

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  • Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Camp

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Price for Ellis StudentsRegular Price
    July 22–269:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.Ages 5–13, coed
    Batter (or should we say campers) up. Designed to accommodate all youth baseball players—from beginners to travel-team participants and every player in between—Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Camp focuses on the fundamentals of the game so players of all abilities and skill levels can attend. Over the course of the week, campers will break out into small groups to develop and reinforce basic skills, while learning new ones.
To register or for questions about Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Camp at The Ellis School, please email Elyse Graziano at egraziano@headfirstcamps.com.

Cello Fury

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  • Cello Fury Rock Camp

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Early Bird Price By February 1Regular Price Before June 1
    July 22–269:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.Ages 12–16, coed

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Early Bird Price Before February 12Regular Price Before June 1
    August 5–99:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.Ages 7–12, coed$315$340

    Campers who are eligible for Sessions 1 and 2 can register for both and receive a $25 discount.
    This musical camp is run by the members of Cello Fury, a rock/classical music crossover group. Open to violin, viola, cello, and bass players, this camp provides opportunities to play in a rock orchestra, practice in their own rock band, and participate in master classes led by professional string musicians. Daily activities range anywhere from composition/songwriting and improvisation to pop-up street performances and fitness for musicians. Rockers will put on a performance on the final day of camp for family and friends. Each week has between 30 and 35 students.
For questions about Cello Fury Rock Camp at The Ellis School, please email Simon Cummings at cummingss@theellisschool.org.

Mad Science

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  • Red Hot Robots

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Price 
    July 22–2612:30–3:30 p.m.Entering grades 2–5, coed
    Your child will learn about the use of robots in our world and spend time experimenting with super red hot robots. Campers will discover the science of circuits and how robots use sensors to explore things around them—and build their very own robots to take home with them! A $30 equipment fee is included in registration.
  • Secret Agent Lab

    DatesTimesAges/Campers Early Bird Price Before May 1 Regular Price Before June 1
    July 22–269:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.Entering grades 2–5, coed
    Your child will develop their special agent and detective skills in this super hands-on program. They'll uncover the science involved in evidence-gathering and analysis and discover how chemistry and the science of forensics can come to the aid of a secret agent. Secret agents-in-training will use science and awesome technological tools to connect the dots and help sniff out the suspects in this investigation into the science of sleuthing.
For more information about Mad Science camps at The Ellis School, please email Amanda Comeau at amanda@madsciencepgh.org.