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!
SUMMER ARTS CAMP FOR KIDS IS FULL FOR 2018!
Thornton Academy is pleased to announce that the popular Summer Arts Camp for Kids will run June 25-29, 2018! It's our 20th year! Arts Camp will run earlier in the summer, and will offer the same quality programming for children ages 8-12. The 2018 brochure will be available in mid-February and registrations will begin at that time. Please contact Jodi Thomas, Director, for more information or to request a brochure. firstname.lastname@example.org
July 23-27, 2018 · 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 25th – June 28th (Monday – THURSDAY, 9:00 – Noon)
WHO: Boys and Girls (Ages 10 -14 // Grades 5 – 8)
WHERE: Thornton Academy Stadium Field
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 83h
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: email@example.com or 207-282-5383 to discuss possibilities.
TA Summer Field Hockey
July 9-12, 2018 · 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 9th - Thursday, July 12th 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.
Cost: $85.00 per player which includes a camp shirt. Please make checks payable to Thornton Academy Field Hockey. Fill out registration form and mail both by June 10th to:
438 Main Street
Saco, ME 04072
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!