Basketball Intensive



Basketball Intensive is offered for campers aged 10-13 for all three sessions.

Preseason Basketball Clinic: June 17 – June 21
Session 1:  June 24 – July 3rd  (No camp on July 4th or 5th)
Session 2:  July 8 – July 19
Session 3:  July 22 – August 2


Preseason Basketball Clinic Program Description

This season Summers at LREI is offering a one-week Preseason Basketball Clinic! This program helps players, ages 10 to 13 to develop their basketball skills, and compete against each other in games.  The program will run June 17 – June 21, the week before the camp season opens.

The Preseason Basketball Clinic will run from 9am-2pm, Monday-Friday, at the cost of $500 for the week.

Campers are asked to bring bag lunches each day that do not contain nut or seed products and do not include glass containers.

Camp Season Program Description

Summers at LREI’s Basketball Intensive is an opportunity for players, ages 10 to 13 to learn the concepts of basketball, develop their basketball skills, and compete. Clinics focus on helping athletes improve their dribbling, shooting and passing skills by participating in intensive drill sequences that focus on developing these fundamentals. Time is spent on skill building for each individual player as well as teamwork both offensively and defensively. Lunch is provided each day for campers during the camp season.

Training will include:
– Shooting
– Passing
– Dribbling and Ball Handling
– Rebounding
– Hand/Eye Coordination
– Defense and Agility
– Athletic Stamina
– Footwork
– Teamwork
– Strategy



Secrett Stubblefield joins Summers at LREI in her first year as Head Basketball Coach and Basketball Program Coordinator of the Basketball Intensive Specialty Camp.  She brings a wealth of experience in basketball, education, and leadership as she is also the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Hunter College, Head Girls Varsity Basketball Coach at Avenues: The World School, and founder of her own basketball training company, City Outworks.

Coach Secrett is a well-known and respected AAU boys coach and basketball trainer in NYC. In her 6 years as Head Basketball Coach and Player Development Manager at Asphalt Green (NYC), she built the AAU program from scratch, won or placed in nationally recognized tournaments, and trained some of the top high school boys in the city.  Prior to Asphalt Green, she served as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Southwestern Community College (Creston, Iowa), and Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Central Methodist University (Fayette, MO).

As a first year coach, Secrett was named Virginia’s Region III Coach of the Year at Waynesboro High School (Waynesboro, VA).  She led her Girls’ Varsity Basketball team to the State Championship game for the first time in 17 years.  After finishing with a 26-4 record (State Runner-Up) as a rookie coach, she knew coaching was her calling, and passion.

Coach Stubblefield played professionally in Poland and Austria prior to starting her coaching career.  She also attended St. John’s University (Jamaica, NY) & Northwest Florida State College (formerly Okaloosa-Walton CC, in Niceville,FL) on full basketball scholarships.

Secrett has a Master of Education (Central Methodist University) and Bachelor of Science in Communications (St. John’s University).

 Daily Schedule:

2019 Field Trip and Share Schedule (TBA):


Session One:
June 29th: Aviator Sports
July 6th: Share at Camp

Session Two:
July 13th: Improv-4-Kids
July 20th: Share at Camp

Session Three:
July 27th: Victorian Gardens
August 1st: Block Party
August 3rd: Share at Camp

Robotics Engineers

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2019 Dates TBA

Camp Season Program Description

Whether you are a new programmer or a practiced builder, Robotic Engineers camp offers you a chance to dig into the world of robotics in a fun and challenging way.  This camp consists of design, building, and programming challenges in a way that will get you thinking creatively and keep you having a good time.  Campers will use the EV3 and it’s accompanying Mindstorms programming to solve challenges and play games.  Games might include but are not limited to battle bots, steal the bacon, soccer games, and more.  We will also use LEGO Technic pieces and some traditional and non-traditional building materials to combine with motors and sensors to design and test ideas in engineering challenges.  Campers signing up for more than one session have the option to tackle challenges in new ways, with additional layers of complication and learning, or can help create a customized challenge to continue to develop their skills.  With an emphasis on problem solving and creativity, Robotics Engineers offers campers a chance to explore technology in an enthusiastic and in-depth way no matter what level of experience and skill they are coming with. 


 Robotics students also take a Daily Elective Class. The class options are a rotating selection of activities, allowing campers to make decisions based on their desires each day.  There is no need to register for Daily Elective Classes.  

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Times and Location
Robotics meets Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:15pm.  Robotics takes place in the state-of-the-art science labs housed in the newly-added science wing at the Summers at LREI 40 Charlton Street campus.

Teacher Bio
Jeremiah Demster
 is the middle school art teacher for the 5th and 6th grade at LREI. He is also the coach of the middle school Robotics team. He has worked LREI and Summers at LREI since 2011. Previous to this position Jeremiah taught a combined age 12-14 Montessori middle program with a heavy emphasis on marine biology and diving on the island of Maui. He has been teaching since 2006. Jeremiah has also been a part of AmeriCorps in outdoor education instruction, and an adventure counselor for the YMCA in New Hampshire, specializing in outdoor education and ropes instruction.  Jeremiah holds a MS in Teaching Methodology from the University of New England, and a BFA in Fine Arts from Endicott College, as well as a Montessori teaching credential from the Houston Montessori Center.



 Daily Schedule:


Field Trips
Robotics students may occasionally make chaperoned off-site trips as dictated by the needs of their individual and group projects.
Additionally, on the first Friday of each session, students will join Upper Camp on a Field Trip via air-conditioned coach buses.

Final Share
A Robotics share open to family and friends will take place on the second Wednesday afternoon of each session at the Charlton Street campus.  The final Friday of each session is devoted to open Robotic exploration and disassembling robotic creations, in addition to a comprehensive final robotics wrap-up group chat.  Campers will have the opportunity to decide the content of their share with support from instructors.

2019 Share and Field Trip Schedule TBA (See 2018 Examples below):

Session Two:
July 13th: Improv-4-Kids
July 18th: Share at Camp
July 20th: Project Break-Down at Camp

Session Three:
July 27th: Victorian Gardens
August 1st: Block Party in the morning, Share at Camp in the afternoon
August 3rd: Project Clean-Up at Camp


Art Studio: Portfolio Development

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2019 Dates TBA

Portfolio Development

This course will give young artists a jump start on developing a personalized portfolio of art works. Artists will explore techniques that are age appropriate in various drawing, painting and sculptural materials all the while building confidence and unlocking their own artistic voice. Young artists can expect to create up to 5 finished artworks to add to their portfolio. Using art historical references, campers will brainstorm and create projects that are personal to them and receive the support necessary in realizing their completion. Along with creating strong, personalized, portfolio-worthy pieces, campers can be expected to participate in the critique process and familiarize themselves with appropriate vocabulary that will help them better articulate their vision.


Teacher Bio

Matthew Mahler is an a visual artist based in Queens, New York. He holds a B.S. in art education from Hofstra University and an M.F.A. in Painting from CUNY Queens College. Matt is the co-founder of Small Black Door, an experimental art space located in Ridgewood, New York.  Matthew has been an Art Specialist for Summers at LREI for over five camp seasons and has worked as an Afterschool Enrichment teacher during the school year.

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Art Studio students also take a Daily Elective Class. The class options are a rotating selection of activities, allowing campers to make decisions based on their desires each day.  There is no need to register for Daily Elective Classes.


 Daily Schedule:



Art Studio Classes take place at 40 Charlton Street in the newly-renovated Arts Pavilion.  Students will work in several brand new state-of-the-art studios, complete with ample natural light, balcony space, sweeping views, kiln, and large work stations.

Art Studio meets Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:15pm.  A hot lunch is provided Monday-Thursday; we ask that campers bring a bag lunch on Fridays.

Field Trip and Friday Share Schedule:
Artists will make chaperoned off-site trips as dictated by the needs of their individual and group projects.
Additionally, on the first Friday of each session, students will join Tens-Twelves on a Field Trip via air-conditioned coach buses:

(2018 field trip examples) Session Two: Art Portfolio
July 13: Improv-4-Kids
July 20: Share