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Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate offers a strong and diverse academic program, complemented by a full range of extra-curricular and athletics opportunities.

Summer Programs

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We have several exciting camps to offer this summer for rising 1st graders to high school seniors. We are also offering six summer half-credit courses. Download the following registration forms or continue reading to learn more about our summer programs:

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Summer Camps

We have a diverse selection of summer camps for your student. Fees are due by June 1, 2019, and are nonrefundable.

Select a 2019 Summer Camp/Workshop to learn more:

Minecraft Camp - for rising 4th-8th grade

Minecraft Camp - for rising 4th-8th grade

June 11-14
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
$145
Instuctor: Tyler Cook
Students use the popular game Minecraft to complete various collaborative, long-range projects. Mornings will be split into structured and free play sections, with some screen-free time built in for outdoor games, LEGOs, and other group activities. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. A shirt is included in your fees.

Mad Science Camp - for rising 4th-8th grade

Mad Science Camp - for rising 4th-8th grade

June 17-20
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
$145
Instuctor: Jessica Iseman
Become a junior scientist and embark on a series of science adventures by participating in this four day STEM based camp. This camp will foster valuable life skills like problem-solving, creativity, critical thinking, experimentation and collaboration. All supplies included in your fees.

Color Art - for rising 5th-9th grade

Color Art - for rising 5th-9th grade

July 8-11 (15-19)
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
$100
Instuctor: Wythe Hunnicutt
A pop of colorful fun for your summer! Love exploring art and different techniques? Join Ms. Hunnicutt for 4 days of exciting art. We will try new techniques like making our own stamps, building sculptures, and paper portraits, all while practicing our sketches and playing fun games.

Musical Showcase - for rising 6th-12th grade

Musical Showcase - for rising 6th-12th grade

June 4-7
9:00 to 12:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Performance June 7, 7:00 PM
$200
Instuctor: Chrissy Monaco
Students often miss out on opportunities to perform their favorite songs from musicals because the rights are not available, or because the content of the overall story is inappropriate. In this summer course, students will choose a song from the public domain and perform it in front of a live audience! Students are welcome to borrow costumes and props from our theater to make their performance complete. Choreography and blocking will be directed by Ms. Monaco.

Learn to Meditate - Ages 13+

Learn to Meditate - Ages 13+

Monday, June 10th
10:00 AM -12:00 PM
$50
Instuctor: Chrissy Monaco
Learn how to relax and meditate in this two-hour course. You will learn stress-relieving breathing and writing exercises, simple stretches, yoga-poses, and sequences that will energize a sleepy body, and finally, you will relax through a onehour guided meditation. Stress-relieving tea will be served complimentary, following our meditation. Students and parents welcome! Bring a yoga mat and wear clothes you can stretch in!

College Writing Workshop - for rising 12th grade

College Writing Workshop - for rising 12th grade

Mondays on June 24, July 8, 15, 22
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
$50 / session or $150 for all 4
Instuctor: Weston Nunn
Rising seniors will focus on writing as it pertains to college applications in this three week hands-on workshop Students will develop their personal statements, prepare college essays, and perfect their high school résumé. Students will have a break during the three hour workshop.

Coding - for rising 8th-10th grade

Coding - for rising 8th-10th grade

July 8-18
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday - Thursday
$200
Instuctor: Cameron Flotow
This two-week Coding Camp will teach rising 8th-10th graders the basics of computer programming. You will learn to create interactive computer applications with the Processing programming language as well as concepts of game design and app development.

Art Intensive: 5 Pieces and 4 Days - for rising 9th-12th grade

Art Intensive: 5 Pieces and 4 Days - for rising 9th-12th grade

June 10-13 (3-7)
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
$140
Instuctor: Wythe Hunnicutt
Are you ready for the challenge? Love art and got the talent to show it, join Ms. Hunnicutt for a 4 day rollercoaster of art. Students will work on some of the most difficult subjects to draw with the goal of completing 5 show-ready works of art in 4 days. Figures, still lifes, charcoal, oil paint, watercolor and more!

Math Review and Math Preparation - for rising 7th & 8th grade

Math Review and Math Preparation - for rising 7th & 8th grade

July 15-18, Monday-Thursday
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
$150
Instuctor: Zoe Bilton
Students will have fun reviewing and strengthening math skills with an emphasis on fraction, decimel, and integer computation. This program is for students taking Math 7, Pre-algebra 7, or Pre-algebra 8 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Stats Probability Workshop - for rising 11th-12th grade

Stats Probability Workshop - for rising 11th-12th grade

July 29-August 1
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
$100
Instuctor: Dillon Douglass
This class is made for anyone who is going to take or has taken statistics. Students will spend the week working on fun and interactive probability activities and building probability models. This class is designed to prepare students for both AP Stats and Stats-H.

Algebra Refresher - for rising 8th – 10th grade

Algebra Refresher - for rising 8th – 10th grade

Prerequisite: Algebra 1
July 22-25
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
$100
Instuctor: Dillon Douglass
This class is perfect for anyone that is going into Algebra 2, Geometry or Pre-Calculus. Students taking Statistics, Discrete Math and Calculus may also benefit. This class is designed to help give students a refresher of the order of operations, Pythagorean Theorem and other key algebra concepts. The objective of this course is to have students come into the school year already refreshed on key concepts that they will need from previous math classes in order to be successful in the class they will be taking in the upcoming semester.

Geometry Readiness - for rising 8th-10th grade

Geometry Readiness - for rising 8th-10th grade

Prerequisite: Algebra 1
July 29-August 1
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
$100
Instuctor: Dillon Douglass
This class is made to prepare students for geometry. We will work on fundamentals learned in algebra and also look into what geometry will offer as a class. We will go over characteristics of shapes and lines. This is designed to give students a head start on the topic.

Stats: Graph and Tables Workshops - for rising 11th & 12th grade

Stats: Graph and Tables Workshops - for rising 11th & 12th grade

July 22,23,24
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
$30 per individual workshop or $75 for all 3
Instuctor: Dillon Douglass
This workshop is built to help students prepare for statistics. Students will learn how to appropriately build and use both models and graphs they will see in AP statistics and honors statistics.

Paint N’ Sip (Adult Only)

Paint N’ Sip (Adult Only)

Adults Only! To partake in the drinking, you must be 21+
May 30th (Large Sunflowers and Fence)
June 6th (Tennessee Smoky Mountains)
June 13th (Blue Fruit Bowl)
June 27th (Northern California Seascape)
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
$35. Paint, canvas and wine are included!
Instuctor: Sarah Hetu
Join Ms. Sarah Hetu for Paint N’ Sip! Don’t have any painting experience? no problem! I will be there to help you out, step by step! I’ve been offering this class for three summers now, teaching adults has brought me so much joy. It has been so much fun to see how everyone’s artwork turned out over the past two years, can’t wait to see what this summer brings!

Summer Courses

Select a 2019 Summer Course to learn more:

Camp Shakespeare - for Rising 7th - 12th grade

Camp Shakespeare - for Rising 7th - 12th grade

June 11-13 & 18-20 Tuesday-Thursday; Performance Friday, June 21, 7:00 pm
11:00 AM-1:00 PM
$375
0.50 English Honors Credit
Instructor: Chrissy Monaco
Shakespeare wasn’t meant to be read, it was a spectacle that was supposed to be experienced! Don’t let his language scare you. Experience Shakespeare’s work first hand as YOU act out one of his most famous characters. Students will study their favorite Shakespearean play and act out a scene of their choice in front of a live audience! The students will be provided costumes and props from our costume closet.

Writing Composition - for rising 9th-12th grade

Writing Composition - for rising 9th-12th grade

June 4-July 30 Tuesday & Thursday
11:30 AM-1:30 PM and appointments as needed
$375
0.50 English Honors Credit
Instructor: Kate Currie
This class will be highly differentiated and focused on honing students’ composition skills. The focus will be on analytical writing, including research, argument and analysis. In this course, we will work to identify individual students’ needs and work, using a targeted approach, to help build a strong foundation in composition for next year’s English class, as well as the SAT and ACT. This class will meet face to face, on campus several times per week. Students will need to have a device with Google docs and an internet connection that is suitable for writing essays and conducting research.

Dramatic Literature: Online Course - for rising 9th-12th grade

Dramatic Literature: Online Course - for rising 9th-12th grade

June 10-August 7
$375
0.50 English Honors Credit
Instructor: Chrissy Monaco
Students will read and analyze canonized, dramatic texts including, “Pygmalion,” “A Doll’s House,” “Fences,” and “Death of a Salesman” in this online English course. Students will participate in weekly discussions based around character development and thematic issues on Google Classroom. Students will write two analytical essays and one research essay by the end of this 9-week course. Students must supply their own texts and have access to the internet.

Foreign Film and the Modern World - for rising 9th-12th grade

Foreign Film and the Modern World - for rising 9th-12th grade

Wednesdays June 12-July 17
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$375
0.50 English Honors credit
Instructor: Tim Streit
This course examines both the cinema culture of various countries around the world and an overview of late 20th century/ early 21st century history through film. We will examine how the norms and cultural trends of these nations influence the films they produce, while also analyzing how global events have shaped the messages of those works.

No background in film studies is required for this course. You will, however, be asked to look at and think about films in a more reflective manner than some of you have in the past. We will read about and view the films from a variety of perspectives; we will treat the films as texts. Your responses to these texts and close viewing and reading of the texts will be important components of this class.

The Role of the Heroine - for rising 9th-12th grade

The Role of the Heroine - for rising 9th-12th grade

Online & In-person; June 3-June 27, Monday and Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$375
0.50 English Honors Credit
Instructor: Samantha Pollett
This course explores the role of the heroine in literature. Students will examine how the heroine is crafted by a variety of writers, singers, and movie producers, and think critically about the role of the heroine in various cultural, historical, and social contexts.

Students enrolled in this course will learn the crucial skill of character analysis through the lens of the female perspective.

Learn the Language of Color - for rising 9th-12th grade

Learn the Language of Color - for rising 9th-12th grade

Online & In-person; June 3-June 27, Tuesday and Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$375
.50 English Honors credit
Instructor: Samantha Pollett
What color represents sadness? Happiness? Anger? Does a color only have one symbolic interpretation? Why are some color interpretations widely accepted? (Ex: Pink and Red for Love) This course will focus on the symbolism of color in literature, music, and pop culture. Students will read, listen to, and analyze how colors are utilized across

Literary Fan Fiction - for rising 11th & 12th grade

Literary Fan Fiction - for rising 11th & 12th grade

June 10-August 5 - Online; bi-weekly meetings announced (optional)
$375
0.50 English Honors credit
Instructor: Sam Wilson
This summer offering will explore fiction written based on the characters from classic novels studied in many of our year long courses. Specifically, students will read excerpts and one full text from fan fiction based on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, and the Greek Myth of the Minotaur. Discussions and assignments will revolve around the development of antagonists, shifting perspectives in narratives, and overarching social issues across time and place. Students will participate in Socratic seminar style discussions and online forum discussions, write weekly responses, and develop multiple analytical essays throughout the eight week course. Participation can be online or face-to-face, depending on interest and student availability.

Terror and Terrorism - for rising 9th-12th grade

Terror and Terrorism - for rising 9th-12th grade

Thursdays from June 13-August 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$375
.50 Social Studies Honors credit
Instructor: Weston Nunn
Students will investigate the origins, motivations, and actions of state and non-state terror organizations. They will gain an appreciation for the importance of how beautiful ideas can motivate people to commit inhuman acts of cruelty. Students will improve their abilities at synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary materials, hone analytical writing skills, and gain experience with college-style seminar discussions.

History of Conservative Thought - for rising 9th & 12th grade

History of Conservative Thought - for rising 9th & 12th grade

Tuesdays from June 3-July 26
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
$375
0.50 Social Studies Honors Credit
Instructor: Tyler Cook
What does it mean to be “conservative”? What do conservatives believe, and what are the philosophical foundations of those beliefs? This course will seek to address these questions through primary and secondary source readings, coupled with weekly lectures and discussions. Beginning with the enlightenment and the American and French Revolutions, this course will follow the thread of conservative and thought in Europe and the United States to the present, ending with an exploration of populist-nationalist movements in Europe and President Donald Trump in America. Readings include Richard Weaver’s Ideas Have Consequences and Milton Friedman’s Free to Choose.

Philosophy - for rising 9th-12th grade

Philosophy - for rising 9th-12th grade

Thursdays from June 13-July 18
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
$375
0.50 Social Studies Credit
Instructor: Tim Streit
This course examines the fundamentals and history of Western philosophy and thought, and touches on Eastern philosophic tradition, as well. Students will cover the major periods and ideas of Western thought, an overview of Eastern schools of thought, and how those ideas influenced (and continue to influence) thought, culture, politics, and life to this day.

Introduction to Organic Chemistry

Introduction to Organic Chemistry

Prerequisite: Chemistry
Exclusively online; June 3-August 1
$375
.50 Science Honors credit
Instructor: Jessica Iseman
The course will focus on basic organic chemistry including naming of carbon containing compounds also known as organic molecules (nomenclature), functional groups, basic organic reactions, basic stereochemistry, and basic reaction mechanisms. The objective of this course is to prepare students with a base level knowledge of what would be covered at the beginning of a college-level first semester course in Organic Chemistry. All lectures and assignments will be given online. No in-person meeting times will be required.

Photography: The Exploration of digital Photography - for rising 9th-12th

Photography: The Exploration of digital Photography - for rising 9th-12th

Predominantly online June 10-July 12 *meeting afternoons June 10-July 8
$375
.50 Fine Arts Honors Credit
Instructor: Wythe Hunnicutt
Want to explore the creative art of photography, AND get class credit for it? Students will work with a Nikon DSLR camera, focusing on popular styles of photography while learning about documenting assigned subjects. Students will also receive an introduction to Photoshop and editing images as needed. We will spend the five weeks like photojournalist, out on a mission to document and share our world

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Our Mission
To operate exclusively as a college preparatory school of academic excellence for grades 7-12, preparing our students intellectually, physically, socially, and spiritually to be well-rounded citizens able to lead productive lives in a global society.