i2 Camp

Casti Camp i2 camp summer

Castilleja is pleased to partner with i2 Learning for an exciting summer of fun and inspiring hands-on STEM learning in an all-girls setting. Each one-week course blends elements of basic science, the engineering design process, project-based learning, and student-directed inquiry. Campers select one immersive course that is led by an experienced, passionate, full-time teacher and assisted by lively and supportive high-school students.

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Both of our girls have done different STEM camps and classes, and this curriculum was unique and inspiring for them. They loved the material and the teachers. I would send them again in a heartbeat, and I have already suggested it to friends." i2 Camp Parent 2018

Camp Info

Junior Camp is open to rising 4th and 5th graders.

Senior Camp is open to rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.

Each course has a maximum of 20 campers and 3 instructors. The team of instructors includes an experienced classroom teacher, a graduate student, and a high school near peer educator.
Campers attend camp from 8:30am to 3:30pm and have 1.5 hours a day dedicated to lunch, recess, and camp-wide activities. Lunch is provided to all campers. Campers also have a morning and afternoon snack break.

Enrollment Tips

  • Campers may enroll in one course each week and lunch and snacks are included.
  • Extended care is offered for an additional fee.
  • Transportation is not offered to and from camp. 

Course Offerings

i2 Camp's course offerings for 2020 will be posted in January of 2020.

Junior Camp (Rising 4th and 5th Graders)

June 24–28, 2019 Surgical Techniques The Physics of Music
July 8–12, 2019 Digital Game Design Crime Scene Investigations
July 15–19, 2019 App Inventor Combating Cancer
July 22–26, 2019 Architects of Time Building an Interactive, Friendly Monster

Senior Camp (Rising 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders)

June 24–28, 2019 Cyber Security Crime Scene Investigations
July 8–12, 2019 Surgical Techniques The Physics of Music
July 15–19, 2019 Architects of Time Building an Interactive, Friendly Monster
July 22–26, 2019 App Inventor Combating Cancer

Camp Schedule


7:45 to 8:30am | Registration

Every Day

8:30am to 11:45am | Lab time (break at approximately 10:00am)

11:45am to 12:30pm | Lunch

12:30pm to 1:00pm | Camp-wide Activity or Speaker

1:00pm to 1:30pm | Recess

1:30pm to 3:30pm | Lab Time (break at approximately 2:15pm)

3:30pm to 6:00pm | Extended Care offered everyday (snack is provided)

Friday Afternoon

12:30pm to 1:00pm | Recess

1:00pm to 3:00pm | Lab Time

3:00pm to 4:00pm | Showcase

Dates, Fees, and Policies


Week 1: July 6–10, 2020
Week 2: July 13–17, 2020
Week 3: July 20–24, 2020
Week 4: July 27–31, 2020


2020 one-week fee: The cost is $950/week, including lunch and morning/afternoon snacks.
2020 Extended afternoon care fee (3:30pm-6:00pm):  $95 per week, or $25 per day.

All camp fees must be paid online and will be due when registering for camp. Your child's spot in camp will not be reserved until fees are paid in full. We only accept online payments for i2 Camp. 

You will receive a confirmation email as soon as your payment has been received. Please print this confirmation page and receipt for your records. It will also include our Federal Tax ID number. Once you have your confirmation page your child is registered for i2 Camp. In late May you will receive additional information about campus traffic patterns, and other details.

There is a limited Financial Aid budget. If you wish to apply for it, please click here for the 2020 Financial Aid application. You will not be able to register online until your Financial Aid application has been received and approved. However, spots are reserved for all those who apply for Financial Aid. 

Please contact i2camp@castilleja.org if you have any questions regarding Financial Aid or i2 Camp registration.

The Federal Tax ID number for Castilleja School is 94-0373222.

Refund and Cancellation

Families withdrawing before May 1st, 2020 will be charged a cancellation fee of $125 per week. 

  • After May 1st, no refunds will be issued.
  • We will attempt to accommodate course change requests, depending on space availability.
  • Camp fees are not refunded or prorated for days of camp missed due to injury or illness.
  • If a camper gets sick before camp begins, we will work with you to reschedule her courses to a later date. If rescheduling is not possible, we may provide a partial refund and will review these on a case-by-case basis.
Camp was very well organized, the material taught was interesting and most importantly, my daughter was super excited about everything she was learning!”i2 Camp Parent 2018

Meet the Team

Polly Caddes

Titles: Director of Casti Camp

Marlyn Negron

Titles: Admission Coordinator/Summer Coordinator

Jon Rockman

Titles: Faculty Member, Science, Senior Class Dean, i2 Camp Director

Brenda Villa

Titles: Equity Education Coordinator, Head Coach, Varsity and VA Water Polo, Assistant Coach, Varsity Swimming