4 Star Academics Programs



Conducted on the University of Virginia campus, these programs combine morning academic course work with afternoon sports instruction and informal recreation. The Junior Program, serving rising seventh through ninth graders, allows children to choose two enrichment courses each weekday from a varied selection. Tutorials are available in math and writing for an additional fee. For students entering grades 10-12, the Senior Program blends enrichment courses with such offerings as reading comprehension and PSAT and SAT preparation. Other offerings include an ESL program and a fine arts program that features photography, studio art, cinematography and acting classes.

General Info

Name 4 Star Academics Programs
Location Charlottesville, VA
Year-round Contacts 432-202-1896
Program Focuses & Features Acting, Architecture, Astronomy, Basketball, Business/Finance, Canoeing, Creative Writing, ESL, Economics, Environmental Science, Expository Writing, Filmmaking, Fine Arts, Golf, Hiking, Law, Math, Photography, Public Speaking, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Studio Art, Swimming, Tennis, Theater, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Writing/Journalism
Grade Range (rising grades) 7-12
Age Range Residential and Day — Coed Ages 12-18
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Patrick Kearns & Patti Popple, Camp Directors
Residential Fee $1395-6495, 1-4 weeks.
Day Fee $1095-5495, 1-4 weeks.
Year Established 1975
Dates & Sessions June-July; 10 sessions, 2-4 weeks long


Patrick Kearns & Patti Popple, Camp Directors