Expedition: Xavier

What to Expect

Expedition: Xavier is an enrichment camp for young men entering grades 5-8 held at Xavier High School. For Summer 2019, there will be two week-long sessions offered (the first week is half day and the second week is full day). Students may attend one or both sessions.
Session 1 will feature a course on robotics programming and design.

Session 2 will feature a variety of activities. Last year activities included engineering, an escape room, photography, global leadership, science, archaeology, and team building.

There are some new activities planned so returning campers are welcome.

Session 1: Robotics

When? Session 1: July 15-19 (9 a.m. - 12 noon)

Where? Xavier High School

Who? Young men entering grades 5-8

How much? $300 for Session 1

What will a typical day be like? During Session 1, students will work with a Lego EV3 kit to construct robots for various tasks. They will then use their robots to engage in various competitions. Short presentations will follow the morning period .

Questions? Contact Nicholas Grasso at 860-346-7735 ext. 743 or email.


Session 2

When? Session 2: July 22-26 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)

Where? Xavier High School

Who? Young men entering grades 5-8

How much? $400 for Session 2

What will a typical day be like? During Session 2, students will begin the day meeting with their counselors (current Xavier students) and then participate in two 2.5 hour periods throughout the day. In the middle of the day, students will have a lunch break and some free time. Each day will conclude with a group meeting to debrief the day's fun.

    • PERIOD 2: 9:00-11:30 am
    • LUNCH: 11:30 am
    • TEAM-BUILDING/RECESS: 12:00-12:30 pm
    • PERIOD 2: 12:30-3:00 pm