Winterfest card

Join Carolina Day School as we celebrate new beginnings at WinterFest '21, taking place on the main field on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Bundle up as we bring the snow day to you! Activities begin at 3:15pm and conclude at 5pm. 

*All WinterFest events are contingent on health and safety mandates and/or weather and are therefore subject to change at any given time.  


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WinterFest Favorites

Main Campus Field | 3:15-5 p.m.

There is so much fun to be had this year at Wildcat WinterFest! Come enjoy a cup of cocoa or hot cider, decorate a gingerbread cookie, enter in the ugly holiday sweater contest, and get your photo taken in a life size snow globe! 

Wildcat WinterFest Games

Main campus Field | 4-5 p.m. 

We are looking for teams of 6 students to participate in some fun winter games and friendly competition! Who can waddle like a penguin? Who wants to transform their favorite teacher into a snowman?  Find 5 friends and a teacher and you have a team! Sign up today. Don't have a team? Sign up and we will help you find one!

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Celebrations Around The World

Main campus  | 4-5 p.m. 

There are so many traditions celebrated during the winter months around the world and we hope to inspire discussion and learning in a fun and festive way at Wildcat WinterFest! Join us as we welcome the Leaf Easel Rider to campus and create space to learn about different cultures through music and art. Celebrations Around the World is brought to you by the You Belong Student Advisory Board!

Alumni Celebration

Holiday on the Hill |  Key School parking lot | 5-6:30 p.m.

We are happy to welcome our Alumni home for the holidays. come Enjoy a light dinner on us while catching up with old friends.  There will be drinks and S'mores too! Families are welcome.

If you are interested in attending, please email Becky Acton, the Director of Alumni, Parent, and Community Engagement.

Wildcats Giving Back

As we enter a time of gratitude and giving, our Carolina Day School community is gearing up to give back at WinterFest through the 5th grade craft market and a healthy food drive for Bounty & Soul. 

Click here for a list of Healthy Food Drive items being collected.