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We believe in the power of play.

PDS Summer Programs are available for 9 weeks this summer from May 31 - July 29. With Day Camps offered each week, we have offerings for every kid, every week!

Full-day camp options are available from 9am to 3pm. 

NEW! Three-day options — available from 9am-3pm Tuesday through Thursday.

Half-Day Enrichment Camps are 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm. 

Optional Before Care starts at 7:30am and After Care ends at 5:30pm, making PDS Summer Camps a great option for working parents.

Planning for multiple weeks of camp? Use our planning page to quickly see just the camps available for your child only on the weeks you need!

Summer 2022 Offerings

Camp PDS

Rising YK - 6th Grades

Camp PDS is a dynamic, week-long camp planned and facilitated by PDS faculty members. Campers will belong to a group assigned by grade level that will travel to different planned activity sessions throughout the day. Each week has its' own theme and a special water day, complete with inflatables! For a full day of camp, campers may add this session before an Enrichment camp or attend both morning and afternoon sessions of Camp PDS.

Schedule and Pricing

Full-Day 3 Full-Days AM PM
9am-3pm T, W, TH 9am-12pm 12pm-3pm
$250 $175 $125 $125
Camp PDS Sessions
Session Dates
Camp PDS Session 1: Ahoy, Matey! May 31-June 3
Camp PDS Session 2: Outdoor Adventures June 6-10
Camp PDS Session 3: Destination Vacation June 13-17
Camp PDS Session 4: Games Galore June 20-24
Camp PDS Session 5: Shark Week June 27-July 1
Camp PDS Session 6: Party in the USA July 5-8
Camp PDS Session 7: Grizz Week July 11-15
Camp PDS Session 8: Into the Rainforest July 18-22
Camp PDS Session 9: Christmas in July July 25-29

Enrichment Camps

All grades listed are for the 2022-2023 school year.

Schedule and Pricing

Full-Day AM PM
9am-3pm 9am-Noon 1pm-4pm
$250 $165 $165
Academic Camps
Camp Name Grades Dates Time Price
STEM Learning Lab Session 1 SK-1st May 31-June 3 AM $150
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. All children can be scientists! The STEM Learning Lab is a hands-on experience that introduces students to problem-solving skills, creativity, and collaboration through play. We hope all children leave camp encouraged to explore the world around them.
STEM Learning Lab Session 2 2nd-3rd May 31-June 3 PM $150
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. All children can be scientists! The STEM Learning Lab is a hands-on experience that introduces students to problem-solving skills, creativity, and collaboration through play. We hope all children leave camp encouraged to explore the world around them.
How to Win with Money 4th-6th June 6-10 PM $165
This camp prepares young men and women to live a life that teaches saying “no” to debt and “yes” to prosperity. Making sensible life choices combined with the power of compound interest, campers learn how to build wealth! Coach McKay uses visual learning and games to help campers understand even the most complex financial concepts. Zero-based budgeting, the world of credit cards and debt, long-term investing, are all taught in a dynamic and fun way.
Chess Camp 1st-6th July 5-8 AM $150
Checkmate! Come learn the basics of chess and dive into strategy this summer. You will learn about the rules of the game and have fun playing your friends!
Come & Play to Prepare for 5th Grade ELA 5th July 18-22 AM $165
Make your move and start off your 5th grade year ahead of the game or brush up on what you learned before starting 6th! Join us for a week of fun yet challenging learning opportunities through gamification, where we will practice reading, writing, and grammar skills using a classroom-size game board, perplexer puzzles, an escape room, and much more! Who knew learning could be this much fun?
Rev Up for Fourth Grade Math 4th July 25-29 AM $165
Calling all fourth-grade mathematicians! Come spend the afternoon with Mrs. Creasman sharpening your math skills. You will play games, do drill and skill practice activities, and have fun while preparing for 4th grade!
Action & Adventure
Camp Name Grades Dates Time Price
Cowboy Camp JK-SK June 6-10 AM $165
Have you ever wanted to know what cowboys do all day? Grab your cowboy boots and hit the trail to PDS Cowboy Camp! We might be on a trail ride with our horses or panning for gold in the river; you never know where we will go. So come on down and join the adventure!
Minecraft Camp Session 1 1st-6th June 6-10 AM $165
Want to spend your summer exploring and creating? Come to Minecraft camp and build with your friends! In this exciting camp, you will get to participate in building competitions with other campers, mine for precious resources, and fight off those pesky mobs together! Please note that due to the nature of this camp, campers will have extended screen time.
2022 Summer Olympics JK-1st June 13-17 PM $165
Go for the gold this summer! We will compete in fun events like potato sack races, tug of war, crab walk races, and more, and campers can test their ability at the javelin throw and the long jump. Don't miss the medal ceremony!
Zoo Camp PK-JK June 13-17 AM $165
Can you roar like a lion, slither like a snake, and monkey around? If so, Zoo Camp is perfect for you! Campers will learn more about animals by playing and creating!
Circus Week JK-1st June 20-24 AM $165
Step right up to the Greatest Show on Earth! Join us for a week of fun under the big top!
Dino Discovery Session 1 PK-JK June 20-24 AM $165
Dino Discovery Session 2 SK-1st June 20-24 PM $165
T-Rexes, Stegosauruses, and Pterodactyls, oh my! Join us for a deep dive into the exciting world of dinosaurs! We'll have a roaring good time!
Minecraft Camp Session 2 1st-6th June 20-24 PM $165
Want to spend your summer exploring and creating? Come to Minecraft camp and build with your friends! In this exciting camp, you will get to participate in building competitions with other campers, mine for precious resources, and fight off those pesky mobs together! Please note that due to the nature of this camp, campers will have extended screen time.
Star Wars Camp JK-1st June 27-July 1 PM $165
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away the Star Wars saga began. If you have a little Jedi Knight that loves to battle Darth Vader and the Dark Side we would love for them to join us in our camp this summer! We will make lightsabers, bake wookie cookies, and have lots of out of this world fun!
Camp Astronaut Session 1 PK-JK July 5-8 AM $165
Camp Astronaut Session 2 SK-2nd July 5-8 PM $165
Camp Astronaut is out of this world! Join us as we take a trip through the Milky Way. We'll learn about stars, planets, and what it's like to be an astronaut!
Leadership 901 5th-6th July 25-29 Full Day $250
Let the city be your playground this summer with Coach Fruitt! We will learn about the city by visiting Memphis businesses, serving the community, and eating at locally-owned dining spots for lunch each day.
Athletics Camps
Camp Name Grades Dates Time Price
Golf Camp 3rd-6th May 31-June 3 AM $150
Sign up for a summer you won’t fore-get! Coach Spain will teach you the fundamentals of golf: putting, chipping, pitching, and full swing, along with course management, rules, etiquette, and much more. If you want a week full of golf and fun, sign up today!
Sports Camp, Jr. SK-1st June 13-17 AM $165
What if school was all PE? Come experience a week of PE games and sports with your friends. We will play handball, hockey, crazyball, kickball, dodgeball, and wiffle ball, as well as climb the climbing wall. We will also get into our three major sports: football, basketball, and soccer.
Sports Camp Session 1 2nd-6th June 27-July 1 Full Day $250
What if school was all PE? Come experience a week of PE games and sports with your friends. We will play handball, hockey, crazyball, kickball, dodgeball, and wiffle ball, as well as climb the climbing wall. We will also get into our three major sports: football, basketball, and soccer.
Dennis Smith Basketball Camp 2nd-6th July 11-15 Full Day $225
Get in the zone with the 34th summer of basketball camp! Take your game to the next level with shooting, passing, and dribbling drills and compete with friends in 5-on-5 games, hot shot shooting, obstacle courses, and free throw contests.
Dennis Smith Basketball Camp, Jr. SK-1st July 18-22 AM $165
Get in the zone with the 34th summer of basketball camp! Take your game to the next level with shooting, passing, and dribbling drills and compete with friends in 5-on-5 games, hot shot shooting, obstacle courses, and free throw contests.
Sports Camp Session 2 2nd-6th July 18-22 Full Day $250
What if school was all PE? Come experience a week of PE games and sports with your friends. We will play handball, hockey, crazyball, kickball, dodgeball, and wiffle ball, as well as climb the climbing wall. We will also get into our three major sports: football, basketball, and soccer.
Football Camp 2nd-6th July 25-29 AM $165
Punt away the boredom this summer at football camp! We will play flag football and crazyball and have a Punt/Pass/Kick competition. We will also do NFL Combine tests and various agility and skill drills developed by the top football programs in the country.
Build & Create
Camp Name Grades Dates Time Price
Building Bonanza SK-3rd June 6-10 PM $165
Builders, engineers, and architects...get ready for a week where we will reach new heights! Whether you love Legos or have Magna-Tile mania you'll have a blast with read alouds, art construction, free building time, and STEAM challenges.
Art Explosion 1st-6th June 13-17 AM $165
Unlock your inner Picasso this summer at Art Explosion! We will spend the week creating all sorts of projects. This explosion of art might just blow your mind!
Video Game Design 1st-5th June 20-24 AM $165
Campers will learn how to program their own video games using Scratch. They will learn about sprites, variables, objects, and other fundamentals for coding through graphic programming. Games created will be able to be accessed at home.
Mini Monet Camp PK-SK June 27-July 1 AM $165
Lego Camp Session 1 SK-1st July 11-15 AM $165
Come and have fun building with your friends! Bring friends from other schools! The room will be transformed into a Lego workshop! Hundreds and hundreds of legos….OH MY! Your imagination is the limit for what you can create! Think all things Legos! Let the adventure begin!
Lego Camp Session 2 SK-1st July 11-15 PM $165
Come and have fun building with your friends! Bring friends from other schools! The room will be transformed into a Lego workshop! Hundreds and hundreds of legos….OH MY! Your imagination is the limit for what you can create! Think all things Legos! Let the adventure begin!
Builders, engineers, and architects...get ready for a week where we will reach new heights! Whether you love Legos or have Magna-Tile mania you'll have a blast with read alouds, art construction, free building time, and STEAM challenges.
Digital Art Camp 1st-6th July 25-29 PM $165
Explore the latest trends in art with Mr. Smith this summer! In this camp, you will use an iPad to create incredible artwork. Take your skills beyond pen and paper, learn a new program, and get ready to create something amazing!
JumpStart Camps

Use the summer to get a jump start on the next school year! This camp is designed to give boys a strong foundation for next year. Whether you are new to PDS or a PDS veteran, getting a jump start on the school year is never a bad thing.

Camp Name Grades Dates Time Price
Flying into First Grade Session 1 1st June 27-July 1 AM $165
Jumping into JK Session 1 JK June 27-July 1 AM $165
Pumped About PK PK June 27-July 1 AM $165
Swinging into SK Session 1 SK June 27-July 1 AM $165
Soaring into Second Grade 2nd July 18-22 AM $165
Thinking About 3rd Grade 3rd July 18-22 AM $165
Flying into First Grade Session 2 1st July 25-29 AM $165
Jumping into JK Session 2 JK July 25-29 AM $165
Swinging into SK Session 2 SK July 25-29 AM $165
Yay for YK YK July 25-29 AM $165

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Before/After Camp Care and Lunch Care

Care Type Cost Time
Before Care (Five Days) $30 per week 7:30–9:00am
Before Care (Three Days) $20 per week 7:30–9:00am
After Care (Five Days) $60 per week 3:00–5:30pm
After Care (Three Days) $40 per week 3:00–5:30pm
Sibling Stay $20 per week 3:00–4:00pm

Sibling Stay is available for campers in a full-day camp (ending at 3:00pm) who have a sibling who is enrolled in an afternoon camp (ending at 4:00pm). These campers may join After Care until 4:00pm for an additional charge of $20 per week.

Lunch Care is automatically added for campers attending both morning and afternoon sessions for no additional fee. Lunch Care is incorporated into the schedule for campers who are coming to a Full Day Camp.

Note: Parents are responsible for providing lunch.

Multi-Camp Discounts

Multi-Camp Discounts are applied across all Camp registrations on a family's account. Discounts will automatically apply and re-adjust as you register each camper.

  • 5% off for 5 or more camps
  • 10% off for 10 or more camps
  • 15% off for 15 or more camps

Discounts do not apply to Extended Care or Drop In Days.

The Multi-Camp Discount is available until May 30, 2022.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Payment in full is due one week prior to the first day of camp. A non-refundable $25 per camp deposit is due at registration. (Morning and afternoon sessions of Camp PDS are treated as separate sessions; each has its own $25 deposit.)

Extended Care does not require a deposit; payment is due one week prior to the first day of the week. Drop-Ins do not require a deposit; payment is due at the end of the week.

Registrants may elect to pay their total camp balance at the time of registration. If so, any cancellations will result in a refund less the $25 deposit.

Registrants may also elect to use the Summer Payment Plan (not available when paying via ACH). Once you have paid the $25 per camp deposit, the remaining balance, including Extended Care charges will be charged to your card one week prior to camp. In the event of a cancellation, your card will not be charged for the remaining camp balance.

If a camper wishes to switch camps, provided space is available, he or she may do so with no additional cost. If the cost is greater than the original registration, the difference will be due the week prior to camp. If the cost is less than the original registration, your credit card will be refunded the difference.

If registration is deemed to be insufficient one week prior to the first day of camp, PDS reserves the right to cancel that camp and refund your payment in full. Unfortunately, PDS is unable to prorate a camp fee for any day(s) your child may miss. Except in cases of illness or emergency that are disclosed to PDS prior to the start of a camp, refunds will not be given after a camp begins.

Daily Schedule

What Time Cost
Before-Camp Care 7:30am - 9:00am $30 per week
Morning Camps 9:00am - Noon $165
Full-Day Camps 9:00am - 3:00pm $250
Lunch Care Noon - 1:00pm Included for Full-Day & those in AM and PM Enrichments
Afternoon Camps 1:00pm - 4:00pm $165
Sibling Stay 3:00am - 4:00pm $20 per week
After Camp Care 3:00am - 5:30pm $60 per week

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Summer @ PDS open to the general public?
Yes! Boys AND girls two-years old through 6th grade can enjoy summer camps!
My child is not enrolled at PDS. Which grade should I register him or her to be in?

Age, as of June 1, 2022

Grade

Two

Young Knights (YK)

Three

PreKindergarten (PK)

Four

Junior Kindergarten (JK)

Five

Senior Kindergarten (SK)

Elementary-aged campers should register for their grade for the 2022-2023 school year.

How do I register for Summer @ PDS?

We are now using UltraCamp for summer registration. You will need to create an account on UltraCamp that is separate from your PDS account.

Create your UltraCamp Account here.

Plan your Summer here.

UltraCamp: I am not seeing the right camps for my camper’s grade level

Login to UltraCamp and click the menu icon (three horizontal lines). Select “My Account” then “Overview.”

Scroll down to your child’s name and click on it. From there, you can click on edit my bio information and you will be able to select the grade from a dropdown menu.

Choose the grade your child will be in as of Fall 2022.

UltraCamp: How do I cancel a camp?
At the “My Reservations” page, you will be able to click on the camp name. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page, and click “Cancel Reservation.” Please note that you will still be charged the $25 non-refundable deposit fee.
UltraCamp: How do I add, change, or cancel Extended Care?
At the “My Reservations” page, you will be able to click on the camp name. Scroll to the “Options” section, and you will see an “Edit” button. Click that button to make your changes.
UltraCamp says that my camper isn’t eligible for a camp.

Double check that your camper is not registered for a camp at the same time. If you are registered for “Camp PDS Session 5 AM,” your camper becomes ineligible for “Mini Monet” happening at the same time.

To fix this, cancel the current reservation, and indicate “Switching” under reasons. This will help us know to waive your $25 fee. Then, you should be able to make the correct new reservation.

Note: Use the Plan Your Summer feature on the PDS website to have conflicting camps automatically hidden when planning which camps to enroll in.

If you are still experiencing issues, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



UltraCamp: The grade my child is enrolled in is not an option. What do I select?

In the event that UltraCamp does not show the correct grade level options, please refer to the chart below. We are working to fix this problem.

Grade 

Option Selection

Young Knights (YK)

Not in School (the second one listed)

PreKindergarten (PK)

Not in School (the third one listed)

Junior Kindergarten (JK)

PreKindergarten

Senior Kindergarten (SK)

Kindergarten

What is the best way to reach the Summer Team?

Emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is the best way to ensure a prompt response, as all members of the summer team monitor the account.

I have questions about UltraCamp, registration, or finances.

Please contact Anne-Davis Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 901-842-4613.

I have questions about camp activities or the daily schedule.

Please contact Anne-Davis Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 901-842-4613.

I am interested or know someone who may be interested in being a camp counselor.

If you are interested, please submit your resume to Erin Greer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For More Information

Contact the Director of Summer Programs: Anne-Davis Parks at 901-842-4613 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Summer Camps: The Fine Print

Admission

All grades listed are for the 2022-2023 school year. Admission is granted to qualified campers in the order in which our database receives your registration. Registration will remain open online until a week prior to the first day of camp unless a registration deadline is specifically stated. Many classes fill up, so we encourage you to enroll early.

Should a camp be full, please join the Waiting List, and we will be in touch if a spot opens up. You may register for another camp or join multiple Waiting Lists for the same weeks.

Campers must be 2 years of age by June 1st, 2022. All campers, PK and above, attending Enrichment Camps must be potty-trained.

Summer for YK

Day Camp is open to campers who will be 2 years of age by June 1, 2022. Camp PDS has five full-day, five half-day, and three full-day options. 2-year-old, or Young Knight (YK), campers are not required to be potty-trained. 

We have also extended our JumpStart offerings down to Young Knights.  Boys who are enrolled in YK at PDS for the 2022-2023 school year may attend the “Yay for YK” JumpStart camp. This camp helps boys get a jump start on the next school year by introducing them to teachers and classmates, getting them excited about classroom learning, and familiarizing them with the PDS campus.

Registration

All registrations will be processed online via UltraCamp, and a confirmation email will be sent to you when you have correctly completed the registration process.

Payment

Payment in full is due one week prior to the first day of camp. A non-refundable $25 per camp deposit is due at registration. (Morning and afternoon sessions of Camp PDS are treated as separate sessions; each has its own $25 deposit.)

Extended Care does not require a deposit; payment is due one week prior to the first day of the week. Drop-Ins do not require a deposit; payment is due at the end of the week.

Registrants may elect to pay their total camp balance at the time of registration. If so, any cancellations will result in a refund less the $25 deposit.

Registrants may also elect to use the Summer Payment Plan. Once you have paid the $25 per camp deposit, the remaining balance, including Extended Care charges will be charged to your card one week prior to camp. In the event of a cancellation, your card will not be charged for the remaining camp balance.

If a camper wishes to switch camps, provided space is available, he or she may do so with no additional cost. If the cost is greater than the original registration, the difference will be due the week prior to camp. If the cost is less than the original registration, your credit card will be refunded the difference.

If registration is deemed to be insufficient one week prior to the first day of camp, PDS reserves the right to cancel that camp and refund your payment in full. Unfortunately, PDS is unable to prorate a camp fee for any day(s) your child may miss. Except in cases of illness or emergency that are disclosed to PDS prior to the start of a camp, refunds will not be given after a camp begins.

Discounts

Multi-Camp Discounts are applied across all Camp registrations on a family's account. Discounts will automatically apply and re-adjust as you register each camper. Multi-Camp Discounts are available until May 24, 2022.

  • 5% off for 5 or more camps
  • 10% off for 10 or more camps
  • 15% off for 15 or more camps

Discounts do not apply to Extended Care or Drop-In Days.

Extended Care

Before Camp Care is available to registered campers from 7:30-9:00am for an additional charge of $30 per week. Campers must be registered for a camp beginning at 9:00am to attend Before Camp Care.

After Camp Care is available to registered campers from 3:00-5:30pm for an additional charge of $60 per week. Campers must be registered for a camp ending at 3:00pm or 4:00pm to attend After Camp Care. Campers picked up past 5:30pm will be charged a $25 late fee. After 5:35pm, an additional late fee of $5 per minute will apply. 

Before and After Camp Care is not available for camps off of the PDS campus.

Sibling Stay is available for campers in a full-day camp (ending at 3:00pm) who have a sibling who is enrolled in an afternoon camp (ending at 4:00pm). These campers may join After Camp Care until 4:00pm for an additional charge of $20 per week.

Drop-Off and Dismissal Locations

Registrants will be emailed the week prior to camp to be notified which entrance they should use for camp.

Appropriate entrances will be signposted. For the safety and security of all participants, campers who arrive prior to 10 minutes before the start of camp, will be taken to Before Camp Care and charged the $30 fee for the week. Campers who have not been picked up by 10 minutes after their camp session ends, will be escorted to After Camp Care and charged a $25 drop-in fee.

Lunch and Drinks

Students attending a full-day camp or two half-day sessions will need to bring a sack lunch each day. Snacks and water will be provided.

For students attending both morning and afternoon enrichment offerings, there will be a supervised lunch hour between the sessions for no additional fee. Students will need to supply their own lunch.

Behavior

It is expected that every camper attending PDS Summer Camp follows PDS procedures and standards of behavior. Consideration of others in thought and action is expected. PDS reserves the right to require the withdrawal of any camper who poses a discipline problem or a disruption to the learning process. No refunds will be issued for campers who are asked to withdraw.

Dress

T-shirt, shorts, socks, and athletic shoes are most appropriate. Sandals are allowed, but athletic shoes are required for gym and field activities.

Presbyterian Day School

Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for almost 75 years.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

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