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Summer Camps

Art, athletic, & academic adventures await your daughter at Harpeth Hall

Director of Auxiliary Programs Carol Garaby smiles

Carol Garaby, Director of Auxiliary Programs

Each summer, Harpeth Hall welcomes more than 1,400 girls to campus for fun and unforgettable camp experiences. We offer opportunities for budding entrepreneurs and future female CEOs, clothing designers and computer coders, poets and dancers, and princesses and wizards. And that's just the beginning.

Our sports camps welcome athletes at every level. Whether on the court or on the fields, campers are guided by Harpeth Hall's varsity coaches and athletes as they enhance their skills and enjoy the teamwork.

Our camps draw on the best of Harpeth Hall’s academic, arts, and athletic offerings. We welcome students from across Middle Tennessee with opportunities for girls from pre-K to 8th grades.

registration for summer 2023 coming in january
Get a glimpse of the 2022 summer camp calendar and offerings in the listings below

STEM Summer Institute

Select students from across Middle Tennessee can apply to participate in our STEM Summer Institute, Harpeth Hall's premier research-based STEM summer program where girls use the engineering design process to solve real-world problems as they create, build, and test prototype solutions. As they learn, campers visit local laboratories and engage with a diverse group of women in STEM careers. At the end of the two-week experience, students present their projects to a team of STEM professionals to gain feedback and greater understanding. The application for summer 2022 is now available. Log in to the registration portal and apply before April 15 to be considered. Interested students must provide a teacher or counselor reference as part of the application process.

Time to Rise

Nashville-based nonprofit Time to Rise offers positive and life-enriching activities and experiences for at-risk youth. The organization operates academically focused summer programs for students in 4th through 6th grades at four independent schools in Nashville. Each summer, Harpeth Hall welcomes approximately 30 rising 5th and 6th grade girls to its campus for the month of June. Harpeth Hall teachers partner with students through learning and enrichment opportunities to discover empowerment through education and further develop character and confidence. Visit Time to Rise to learn more and apply.


Camp Spotlights

All the world's a stage: Middle School Shakespeare Intensive

Rising 5th – 8th grades

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." Learn what it was like to perform during William Shakespeare's time while you undergo training in acting, voice, stage combat, and movement. We will also investigate how Shakespeare guides actors into characters through his text and language. Bring the Witches in Macbeth to life! Hurl Elizabethan insults! Explore the great plays of the Bard of Avon!

Intro to Chess

Rising 4th - 7th grades

Come play the game of Queens and Kings! Chess camp is an accessible introduction for young players or future players. Come experience chess lessons and play in a fun-filled environment. Each day consists of chess instruction where students will learn the fundamentals and strategies behind the art of the game and play competitively with their peers!

2022 Calendar of Camps

Click on each tab to see the offerings for that week and scroll below for descriptions on each camp