SU2023 Comic Book Creation Camp

Comic Book Creation Camp


Whether it’s Batman or Spaceman Spiff, everyone has that comic they wish they could read under their desk. But what if it was an epic strip of your own making? Now’s the chance to give it a try! Build your own superhero, make his trading card, and learn how to storyboard like a pro! Even if your best drawing up to now has been a stick figure, in this camp you will learn easy tricks to make your own hero come to life and fight the bad guys on the page. Each boy will create his own comic strip and get it published in an exclusive Sparhawk compendium to to take home in one week. 

Comic Book Creation FAQs

What’s the schedule of an average day of Comic Book Creation Camp?
Camp runs each day from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Drop-off starts at 8:30 AM. Parents should pick their campers by 3:15 PM.

Where does the camp take place?
All activities take place on the Sparhawk grounds and in Sparhawk Classrooms.

What should my son wear to camp?
Campers should dress in comfortable, warm-weather athletic attire and bring a bag lunch and drink from home.

What else does my son need to bring with him to camp?
Boys are encouraged to bring colored pencils and crayons.

Do Comic Book Creation Camp t-shirts cost extra?
The price is included in the camp fee. Each camper will receive a Sparhawk Comic Book Creation Camp t-shirt on the first day of camp.

Camp Leadership

Sean Mahoney teaches History, Literature, Math, and Speech at Sparhawk Academy, as well as running the Sparhawk Greek Club. Contact Mr. Mahoney at

Full profiles for Mr. Mahoney and other Sparhawk teachers are available here.




Camp fee: $525 ($50 discount for currently enrolled Sparhawk students)

Session: July 31 – August 4

Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entering Grades: 5-8

Enrollment cap: 20 Per Session

Camp location: Sparhawk Academy