After the last bell rings in June, TA is quiet...but not for long! Campus buzzes with activity during the summer months, offering camps for athletics and the arts, as well as opportunities for international students to study the English language, immerse in American culture. New options continually arise, so check back here often!
June 24-28, 2019 · 9AM-3PM
It's that time again! We are now accepting registrations for the 21st Annual Arts Camp for Kids running June 24th to June 28th on the Thornton Academy campus. Students ages 8-12 will spend the week immersed in classes including visual art, theater, dance, music, and more!
July 22-26, 2019 · 9AM-12PM
This week is dedicated for teens that are looking to stay active and practice their creative skills. A variety of courses in the visual and performing arts and new media electives are scheduled each year. Courses are offered in both the morning and afternoon sessions. Our professional staff are experts in their field and provide quality instruction for serious teens with a desire to learn new ways of working and to have fun.
SOCCER CAMP 2018
WHEN: June 24th – June 27th (Monday – THURSDAY, 9:00 – Noon)
WHO: Boys and Girls (Ages 10 -14 // Grades 5 – 8)
WHERE: Thornton Academy Stadium Field
QUESTIONS: Please contact
Andrew Carlson, Head Boys Coach
Campers will participate in a fun-filled soccer program that is age and ability appropriate emphasizing teamwork, participation, and enjoyment. The main goal is to develop individual soccer skills within the context of team play and the growth of a “soccer sense.” Topics to be covered will include: technical skills, tactical skills – attacking and defending, team tactics and development.
The Thornton Academy Soccer Camp is organized under the direction of Coach Andrew Carlson. Since the Fall of 2000, Coach Carlson has run the men’s soccer program at TA. Andrew holds a D – level coaching certificate from the United States Soccer Federation and a National Diploma coaching certificate from the National Soccer Coaches Association.
Additional coaching staff are current Thornton Academy coaches, and former Thornton Academy players for their ability to teach and demonstrate the game of soccer. Coach Carlson has worked with these coaches in the past and has only the highest of praise for their experience and skills
July 16-20, 2018 · 9AM-3PM
This camp provides top quality instruction from Camp Director and TA Head Girls' Basketball Coach Eric Marston with support from several Thornton coaches and varsity players. It is held at Linnell Gymnasium. For information on the summer 2018 camp, please click HERE.
The primary goal for the Thornton Academy Youth Football Camp is to build a sense of continuity, consistency, and pride throughout the entire football program. All participants will be exposed to proper fundamental skills, techniques, and terminology used throughout the scheme of football played in the community. Individual attention will be given to each camper, and the instruction level will be geared to all age groups attending the camp.
For international students, we offer a four week English Language Learning program and a one week Arts Camp. Learn more about these fun programs!
Thornton Academy is excited to offer specialized summer experiences for groups of international students who have specific interests in areas such as STEM (science-technology-engineering-math), American culture, the arts, English language, and more!
Please contact the Admissions Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-282-5383 to discuss possibilities.
TA Summer Field Hockey
July 8-11, 2019 · 9AM-12PM
Thornton Academy Field Hockey Camp open to players of all abilities entering grades 2-9 at Thornton Academy’s Hill Stadium Monday, July 8th - Thursday, July 11st 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Players will learn or improve the fundamentals of field hockey while also working on individual and team concepts of offense and defense.
The TAFH Camp will be directed by head coach Lori Smith and assisted by TAFH assistant coaches and current TA players and alumnae who are now playing in college.
Please come dressed to play and bring a snack, and a water bottle. Sunscreen is recommended.
Mouth guard, shin guards, eye protection and a stick are required.
Youth stick packages available at Longstreth: https://www.longstreth.com/Stick-Packages/products...
Equipment rentals are also available through Saco Rec. by reservation ahead of time.
Bad weather cancellations will be emailed/texted by 7:45 a.m. the morning of a session and money will be refunded per day cancelled.
July 9-13, 2018 · 8AM-11:30AM
The TA Boys Basketball Program will run our summer basketball camp for 3rd through 8th grade boys from July 9 through July 13. Each camp session will consist of station work emphasizing offensive and defensive skill development as well as 5-on-5 play. Come join us for a fun week of basketball!