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Summer Camps

We are excited to share our 2022 Summer Camp Schedule! This year, Assumption is offering over 40 fun-filled enrichment and athletic sessions (including 10 co-ed opportunities) to all K – 9 students. Our goal is for each camper to have an exciting, safe summer, and build new friendships. Register today, and come see what it’s like to be a Rocket!

Please click the tabs above to view our monthly camps, and be sure to check back as more options will be released over the coming weeks.

Archery

We are excited to announce that we will once again be offering two coed options for archery camp this summer. The morning session is for beginner archers who have little to no experience shooting a bow and would like to learn more about the proper archery fundamentals and techniques. The afternoon session is for intermediate/advanced archers who have a basic level or higher of archery experience and would like to learn additional techniques and fundamentals.  This year, we will have 3D targets to practice on, in addition to more games and drawings to give away prizes including two bows.

Contact: archery@ahsrockets.org

Beginner: Grades 4 – 8 (girls and boys) | June 6 – 8, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. | $80 | Highland Hall

Intermediate/Advanced: Grades 4 – 8 (girls and boys) | June 6 – 8, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. | $80 | Highland Hall

Basketball

The Assumption Rockets basketball team and coaches will be offering a fun filled week of learning age-appropriate basketball skills. Grades 2 – 5 will focus on individual attention, developing the fundamentals of basketball, and teamwork through drills and competition. Grades 6 – 9 will focus on improving and developing higher level skills in shooting, passing and defense, along with emphasis on team and individual competitions through live scrimmages and Rocket Rodeo competitions. Coach Pendleton (P) has been running successful basketball camps for over 20 years, won over 400 games and is a state championship coach. He thrives on creating a positive culture and team first attitude that is paramount in fostering and developing successful adults. Come be a part of the J.O.Y. at Rockets basketball camp!

Grades 6 – 9 (Girls) | June 20 – 23, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $120 | Assumption Gym

Grades 2 – 5 (Girls) | June 20 – 23, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $120 | Assumption Gym

Cheerleading

Come join the Assumption cheerleaders for two days of fun-filled cheerleading! You will learn proper technique and fundamentals of high school cheerleading from the AHS varsity cheerleaders and coaching staff. The two days will be broken down into blocks of cheer, dance, jumps, and stunts!

Grades 1 – 8 (Girls) | June 13 – 14, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Field Hockey

This camp will offer an enjoyable experience for all players.  We will teach basic field hockey stick skills along with general team concepts.  Campers will be grouped based on ability and age.  We will have introductory icebreaker-type games, and both small and large game situations. Camp will end with lively competition! For questions, please email jody.schaefer@ahsrockets.org.  

Grades 1 – 4 (Girls) | June 6 – 8, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Grades 5 – 8 (Girls) | June 6 – 8, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Field Hockey Skills & Drills/Tryout Prep (formerly elite camp)

This camp is a pre-try out skills camp for the more experienced player.  We will focus on skills through small group instruction with elite college and high school players and will then apply those skills in both small game situations and full field experiences.  Advanced stick skills (chips, lifts, sweeps, 3D skills) will be taught along with basic skill polishing.  This camp is great prep for ANY high school tryout or preseason training, no matter the player’s high school choice. For questions, please email jody.schaefer@ahsrockets.org.  

Grades 4 – 9 (Girls) | June 9 – 10, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.  | $110 | Assumption Green

Soccer

The camp for grades K – 4 is designed for young players looking to develop their fundamental skills and grow their love for the game. Our goal is to instill the joy of the game in each camper by focusing on sound technical development in a fun and inclusive environment. The camp for grades 5 – 9 is designed to further player development and introduce campers to higher levels of technical and tactical training. Our goal is to prepare campers to play at the high school level, by focusing on team concepts.

Grades K – 4 (Girls) | June 20 – 23, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Grades 5 – 9 (Girls) | June 20 – 23, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Affective Skills – Building a Positive Self-image for Girls

Girls will have the opportunity to spend time with their peers doing activities, making crafts, role-playing, singing, dancing, and learning one of the most important life lessons: that she is a valuable personshe has dignity and worth, and what she does makes a difference. We will focus on building self-esteem and helping young girls create and maintain a positive body image! Come join us as we learn a little more about ourselves and each other. *Special note: If your daughter attended this camp in the past, it will not be the exact same lessons, instruction, or activities, but many of the same concepts will be covered. 

We will provide a snack for the K – 2 grade age groups for both morning and afternoon sessions.

Campers in the 3 – 5 grade and 6 – 8 grade age groups should bring a sack lunch with a drink.

Grades 3 – 5 (Girls) | June 13, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 6 – 8 (Girls) | June 14, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades K – 2 (Girls) | June 15 – 16, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades K – 2 (Girls) | June 15 – 16, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

New! Assumption’s Got Talent

Do you like to sing? Do you want to learn how to play the guitar? Do you ring handbells at your school? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then Assumption’s Got Talent is the camp for you. Campers will learn to sing songs, play simple chords on the guitar and ring handbells. There will be a small performance for family on the final day of camp.

Grades 4 – 8 (Girls and boys) | June 20 – 23, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Aviation – Soar Like a Rocket!

Fly like a Rocket! Each day is packed with fun as we explore the basic principles of flight and the fundamentals of aviation through engaging hands-on activities, experiments, and competitions. *Limited space.

Grades 4 – 9 (Girls) | June 1 – 2, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Creative Artists

This fun-filled art camp provides children with a wonderful introduction to several forms of visual art. Each day brings a new project that may include drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Come have some fun!

Grades K – 2 (Girls and boys) | June 6 – 9, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 3 – 6 (Girls and boys) | June 6 – 9, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades K – 2 (Girls and boys) | June 13 – 16, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 3 – 6 (Girls and boys) | June 13 – 16, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades K – 2 (Girls and boys) | June 20 – 23, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Creative Crafting

Campers will have the opportunity to show off their creativity by making a variety of crafty projects including t-shirt bracelets, necklaces and headbands, wind chimes, scrapbook box, fun with yarn, and much more! Each day will be filled with a new and exciting craft that campers will love.  All skill levels are welcome!

Grades 2 – 9 (Girls and boys) | June 13 – 16, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $95 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 2 – 9 (Girls and boys) | June 13 – 16, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $95 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Digital Photography

Campers will learn how to use their digital cameras while exploring action, nature, portrait, and still life photography. Each camper will need to have a digital camera and an SD card to participate.

Grades 5 – 8 (Girls and boys) | June 27 – 30, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Drama

This fun and fast paced camp introduces young actors to the wide-open world of drama. Instructors will lead students in warm-ups, creative drama activities, and basic acting exercises that will help students to feel confident using their voices, bodies, and imaginations as instruments for creative expression. This camp will end with a culminating showcase.

Ages 9 – 11 (Girls and boys) | June 6 – 9, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. |$120 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Ages 12 – 14 (Girls and boys) | June 6 – 9, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. |$120 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! Fit For Life – Healthy Mind and Body

This camp allows young women to feel empowered through movement and activities, so they realize their greatness in the moment. Each day campers will experience a fun fitness exercise, craft or activity centered around doing something positive for the mind, along with a nutrition component where campers will cook and eat a meal together in the Assumption kitchen. Example activities include Yoga, positive message tissue paper paintings, and creating rainbow pancake fruit skewers. Campers do not need to be athletic, have cooking experience, or excel in art to enjoy this camp. The only requirement is to be prepared to have fun, and experience activities that will empower them for life.    

Grades 2 – 4 (Girls) | June 13 – 16, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $175 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 5 – 8 (Girls) | June 6 – 9, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $175 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Sensational Scrapbooking

You’re invited to come learn some creative ideas for scrapbooking memories! Discover techniques to create interesting page layout designs and learn some fun photography tips too. Campers will create four (4) different scrapbook projects including a traditional scrapbook. Each camper will be given a personal supply box to take home at the end of the week. All supplies will be provided but participants will need to bring their own pictures for projects each day. No scrapbooking experience necessary.

Grades 2 – 9 (Girls and boys) | June 6 – 9, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Stress Relief Workshop

The middle school years can be fun and exciting, but they can also cause a lot of stress!In this workshop campers will learn what causes stress and various strategies for dealing with it. We’ll discuss major sources of stress like procrastination; dealing with change, conflict, anger, and regret; thinking traps, relationship challenges, and decision-making dilemmas. Strategies related to mindfulness, movement, healthy communication, goal-setting, and problem-solving will also be learned. To develop new skills, campers will watch two movies, do a few crafts, and even create their own “Stress Relief Survival Kit” to take home!

Grades 5 – 9 (Girls) | June 13 – 16, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Field Hockey

This camp will offer an enjoyable experience for all players.  We will teach basic field hockey stick skills along with general team concepts.  Campers will be grouped based on ability and age.  We will have introductory icebreaker-type games, and both small and large game situations. Camp will end with lively competition! For questions, please email jody.schaefer@ahsrockets.org.  

Grades 1 – 4 (Girls) | July 11 – 13, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Grades 5 – 8 (Girls) | July 11 – 13, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Field Hockey Skills & Drills/Tryout Prep (formerly elite camp)

This camp is a pre-try out skills camp for the more experienced player.  We will focus on skills through small group instruction with elite college and high school players and will then apply those skills in both small game situations and full field experiences.  Advanced stick skills (chips, lifts, sweeps, 3D skills) will be taught along with basic skill polishing.  This camp is great prep for ANY high school tryout or preseason training, no matter the player’s high school choice. For questions, please email jody.schaefer@ahsrockets.org.  

Grades 4 – 9 (Girls) | July 11 – 12, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Softball

We invite you to learn to play softball the Rocket way! Players will be taught by the Assumption coaching staff as well as current and former players. Our camp counselors will also include current college softball players. Campers will be challenged through competitive games, and fundamentals will be taught to build confidence! Start your summer with us, and have fun being active while learning new skills. Email Coach Murphy for questions at epmurphy08@gmail.com.

Grades K – 5 (Girls) | July 11 – 13, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. | $120 | Assumption Green

Grades 6 – 9 (Girls) | July 11 – 13, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. | $120 | Assumption Green

Soccer Elite Prep

This camp is a pre-try out skills camp for the more experienced player. Elite college and high school players will help focus on individual skills through small group instruction followed by application of the skills in full field game type situations. A review of some basic touch drills, shooting fundamentals, and the AHS soccer tryout format will be taught during this two-day camp. This is great preparation for ANY rising 8th grader or freshman considering playing soccer in high school no matter the player’s final choice of high school.

Grades 8 – 9 (Girls) | July 13 – 14, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | $100 | Assumption Green

Volleyball

This camp, led by 22-time state champion Coach Ron Kordes and staff, will offer instruction in basic and intermediate skills of volleyball. Campers will be grouped per ability to maximize their individual learning experience. Attention will be directed towards skill instruction, team play, physical training, leadership, and having FUN!

Grades K – 4 (Girls) | July 5 – 7, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $90 | Assumption Gym

Grades K – 4 (Girls) | July 5 – 7, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.| $90 | Assumption Gym

Grades 7 – 9 (Girls) | July 11 – 14, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $120 | Assumption Gym

Grades 5 – 6 (Girls) | July 11 – 14, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.| $120 | Assumption Gym

NEW! Camp Invention, Explore!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 1

Camp Invention® is a nationwide K-6 STEM summer camp. This summer AHS is offering your young innovator an unforgettable adventure, and opportunities to build essential STEM skills, and improve reading skills. All-new, hands-on activities will launch their imagination and get their confidence soaring as they explore STEM fun from the oceans to outer space. This is all accomplished through collaborative, creative problem-solving activities that offer so much hands-on fun and excitement, kids don’t even realize how much they’re learning. This is a camp your kids won’t want to miss! Read more below about what your camper will do each day at camp.

Make a Splash with Robotic Aquatics™

Children dive into ocean research and adopt their own aquatic animal! They use their decision-making skills to make design choices, patent new aquatic plants and create a symbiotic best friend for their animal. Then they develop a unique, bio-inspired invention and hook investors at the fish market!

Blast Off for Spacecation™

Inspired by real space exploration, campers create Space packs and Astro-Arm devices to help them with gravity-defying cooking, glow-in-the-dark lunar discoveries, and erupting ice volcanoes! Before returning to Earth, they mine an asteroid and collect data on how animals can hatch and grow in space.

Spin Into NIHF’s The Attic™

Art and STEM combine in this immersive and creative experience! Campers find out how inventions have changed the way people create as they experiment with materials science, chemistry, and art, and they learn how to manage emotions that can come with engaging in the creative process. They even build their own robotic artist to help them make awesome spin art!

Get Rolling with Marble Arcade™

Children zigzag through physics, engineering, and gaming as they build a mega marble arcade! First, they use scientific principles like potential and kinetic energy to roll gaming spheres at different speeds. Then they boost their collaboration skills by working together to level up their designs through hands-on problem solving!

Grades K – 3 (Girls and boys) | July 18 – 21, 8:30 – 2:30 p.m. | $250 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 4 – 6 (Girls and boys) | July 18 – 21, 8:30 – 2:30 p.m. | $250 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! Crafting a Song: Basics of Songwriting, Music Production and Recording

Are you interested in writing music and producing your own songs? If so, this class on learning the basics of how to craft a song is for you! Topics will include song form, lyrics, rhyming, simple chord progressions, simple production, and recording. Students must supply their own computer/laptop/tablet for the class. By the end of the week students will finish writing their own song (and maybe even recording part of it!). Some musical experience is good but not required.

Grades 5 – 9 (Girls and boys) | July 11 – 14, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! Mysteries of the Ancients

Do you like escape rooms? Do you enjoy learning about ancient history? Campers will learn about the cultures of ancient Egypt, China, Greece, and Rome with a different escape room, puzzle, or break-out box each day!

Grades 6 – 8 (Girls and boys) | July 11 – 14, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Summer Olympic Fun

Let’s play! Are you wanting to meet new friends, learn new skills, try new things, and gain confidence? Then Summer Olympic Fun is for you! We will be offering a variety of hands-on activities, crafts and games that will keep campers active and moving throughout each day of camp. An Olympic theme will be planned for each day, and will include a craft, individual and group games (scavenger hunts, obstacle courses, frisbee golf and of course water fun).  

Grades 1 – 4 (Girls) | July 11 – 14, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $80 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 1 – 4 (Girls) | July 11 – 14, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $80 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Taste the World

This camp will feature a selection of tasty desserts from around the globe, giving campers the opportunity to travel the world by taste! Each day will take their taste buds on a journey as they experience flavors from various countries. Campers will enjoy making cakes from Spain, Baklava from the Middle East, French macarons, Italian Panna Cotta and more! This camp will be taught by Assumption’s lead baker who has over 20 years of experience and trained at Sullivan University.

Grades 6 – 8 (Girls and boys) | July 18 – 21, 11:30 – 3:00 p.m. | $175 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Trendy Cream Tarts

Cream tarts are a beautiful and unique twist on traditional cakes. This camp involves learning various baking and decorating techniques to create stunning, giant layered cookies. Campers will learn how to mix, roll, cut and bake the cookies. They will prepare various custards, fillings, and frostings that will be used for layering the tart. The importance of color and tones will be discussed as well. Piping skills will be learned as campers make French macarons, meringue cookies, and buttercream flowers for garnish. The result is sure to be tasty and gorgeous! This camp will be taught by Assumption’s lead baker who has over 20 years of experience and trained at Sullivan University.

Grades 6 – 8 (Girls and boys) | June 6 – 9, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $175 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

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