Summer Camps

Camp Artemis

Founders Classical Academy offers a wide range of athletic and academic summer camps from June-August each year. Camps are open to returning and incoming Founders students. Grade levels below refer to the student's enrollment in the coming school year.

To register click on the link on the right. Please pay for the camp only if you are certain of your student’s ability to attend – refunds will not be issued. You must make your payment using the K12 Online Payment system to complete your registration. All camps will be held on campus at Founders Leander except the Summer Running Club, which will meet at the Brushy Creek Sports Park. For any additional questions please contact the front office at (512) 259-0103.

Please download the Camp Artemis 2019 flyer for a full schedule and prices.

Academic Camps - Grammar School

Cursive Handwriting (2nd-5th) with Mademoiselle Pignot

Research on cursive writing says it can improve brain development in the areas of thinking, language and working memory. Students will spend time learning the different strokes, capital, and lowercase letters.

Chess (3rd-6th) with Dr. Hicks

Learn how to play chess and implement the strategy of the game.

Introduction to French (1st-5th) with Mademoiselle Pignot

Play games, sing songs and learn the basics of French while doing fun activities

Math Facts Camp (1st-6th) with Mrs. Horton and Mrs. Baker

Fun games and speed drills! Help learn your math facts to be ready for next year!

Riggs for New Students (1st-5th) with Mrs. Russell

This is a 2 week camp. Learning the first 26 phonograms, handwriting and clock practice as well as basic Riggs instruction. This is a great camp for our new students that are transferring in from other schools.

Riggs Refresher for Returning Students (1st-2nd) with Mrs. Russell

This is a 2 week camp. Reviewing the first 26 phonograms, handwriting and clock practice as well as basic Riggs instruction. This is a great camp for students who have had Riggs instruction before but would like a little extra practice.

Reading Help (1st-3rd) with Mrs. Horton

Get a step ahead and be prepared for the upcoming school year.

Sentence Diagramming (2nd-5th) with Mrs. Baker

Analyzing and diagramming sentences is an engaging way to learn about and identify parts of speech. We will start with the basics of Well Ordered Language and build our way up.

Academic Camps - Upper School

Advanced Algebra II/Pre-Calc (9th-12th) with Mr. Starc**

All students entering Advanced Algebra II or PreCalc at FCA should consider joining Mr. Starc for a week long boot camp. This is also for students not familiar with graphing calculators and/or not confident in their algebra skills. Students will be reminded of concepts they already know. They will have the opportunity to clarify ideas that were a bit foggy. And they will explore new ideas that are usually presented in the 2nd quarter of a PreCalc course.

Calculus (Students in Calc AB or BC in the fall) with Mr. Starc**

This camp is for students preparing for Calculus.

Chess (7th-12th) with Dr. Hicks

Learn how to play chess and implement the strategy of the game.

Historical Board Games (9th-12th) with Dr. Hicks

Have fun with history and strategy. 7th-8th grade students may apply and will be admitted on a case by case basis.

Introduction to French (6th-12th) with Mademoiselle Pignot

Play games, sing songs and learn the basics of French while doing fun activities

Reading Comprehension (5th-9th) with Dr. McIntyre

Practice your reading comprehension to make learning new concepts a breeze.

Writing Camps (7th-12th) with Dr. McIntyre

Learn the craft of writing narrative, expository, persuasive, research, and argumentative essays.


**All students taking Advanced Algebra II, PreCalc, or calculus are expected to own a TI-84 graphing calculator. Students participating in these camps should bring their calculators. Please contact Mr Starc if you would like assistance purchasing a calculator.

Athletic Camps

Athletic Camps

You must have a current sports physical on file with the school to participate in athletic camps. Sports physicals are valid for one year. Students will not be able to participate in athletics without a valid physical.

Running Camp

  • Boys and Girls Summer Run Club (5th-12th) with Coach Parrella (This camp meets at Brushy Creek Sports Park)

Volleyball Camps

  • Middle School Girls (6th-8th) with Coach Moulton
  • High School Girls (9th-12th) with Coach Goertz

Basketball Camps

  • Grammar School (4th-5th) with Coach Sowers
  • Middle School Boys and Girls (6th-8th) with Coach Goode
  • High School Boys (9th-12th) with Coach Ledien
  • High School Girls (9th-12th) with Coach McClallen

Soccer Camps

  • Upper School Boys (6th-12th) with Coach Baker
  • Upper School Girls (6th-12th) with Coach Utheim

Spirit Camp

  • Spirit Camp (6th-12th) with Mrs. Wells and Ms. Lunetta

Show your school spirit and join the Spirit Crew to help get ready for our fall sports. We will make banners and posters for the volleyball and football season and learn some new cheers and chants.