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Summer Camps

Please note, all camps will be held in accord with COVID health and safety regulations applicable at that time. Communication regarding protocol will be made prior to the camp.

ATHLETIC CAMPS

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 7 – 9, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. | $80 | Highland Hall

Intermediate/Advanced: Grades 4 – 8 (girls and boys) | June 7 – 9, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. | $80 | Highland Hall

Basketball

The Assumption Rockets will be offering a high-level skills clinic led by Head Coach Stacy Pendleton, and his rocket varsity basketball players. Coach Pendleton has won over 400 games, a state championship, and numerous coach of the year awards. In addition, he has sent over 30 players on to play college basketball. Come learn from the best and interact with rocket varsity players while focusing on all the fundamentals, and competing in three on three, five on five, and Rocket Rodeo competitions.

Grades 2 – 5 (Girls) | June 7 – 10, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $120 | Assumption Gym

Grades 6 – 9 (Girls) | June 7 – 10, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $120 | Assumption Gym

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 14 – 16, 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Grades 5 – 8 (Girls) | June 14 – 16, 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Grades 1 – 4 (Girls) | July 12 – 14, 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Grades 5 – 8 (Girls) | July 12 – 14, 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Field Hockey Skills and 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 17 – 18, 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Grades 4 – 9 (Girls) | July 12 – 13, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Lacrosse

Assumption’s lacrosse camp is designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game: throwing, catching, cradling, shooting, feeding, ground balls, and offensive and defensive skills while focusing on improving participants’ level of confidence. Our camp offers players the opportunity to improve their stick skills and conceptual understanding of the game through challenging drills, skill building activities, and full-field scrimmages. The camp staff includes the AHS coaching staff, along with varsity and rising JV players.

Grade 5 – 9 (Girls) | June 21 – 24, 12:00 – 2:30 p.m. | $100 | Assumption Green

Soccer

The Assumption High School soccer camp 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.

Grade K – 4 (Girls) | June 7 – 9, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. | $110 | Assumption Green

Elite Soccer

The Assumption High School advanced soccer camp 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.

Grade 5 – 9 (Girls) | June 7 – 9, 12:00 – 3:00 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 Pinkston for questions at lisa.pinkston@ahsrockets.org.

Grades K – 5 (Girls) | July 20 – 22, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. | $120 | Assumption Green

Grades 6 – 9 (Girls) | July 20 – 22, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. | $120 | 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 6 – 8, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $90 | Assumption Gym

Grades K – 4 (Girls) | July 6 – 8, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.| $90 | Assumption Gym

Grades 7 – 9 (Girls) | July 12 – 15, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $120 | Assumption Gym

Grades 5 – 6 (Girls) | July 12 – 15, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.| $120 | Assumption Gym

ENRICHMENT CAMPS

Affective Skills

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 person, she 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. Bonus: each camper will receive a patch which can be placed on the back of their sash or tunic if they are a member of Daisy Scouts, Brownies, or Girl Scouts. However, you are NOT required to be a member of a Girl Scout organization to attend. *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 7, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

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

Grades K – 2 (Girls) | June 9 – 10, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades K – 2 (Girls) | June 9 – 10, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Ancient Heroic Stories

This camp is not to be myth-ed! Students spend a week exploring and interacting with the gods and goddesses of Greek mythology. All are welcome—beginning heroes and Percy Jackson fans alike! By the end of camp, students will increase their understanding of classical mythology and its echoes today. The camp culminates in a showcase that highlights students’ interpretations of myth through visual and performing arts.

Ages 10 – 13 (Girls and boys) |June 14 – 17, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $90 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Art Lab

This hands-on camp will explore each of the main visual arts: painting, ceramics, drawing and sculpture. Campers will complete at least one project in each discipline to take home. *Clay pieces may take slightly longer to process and will be available for pick up the following Thursday 6/17) Campers will get messy so please dress accordingly! Cover ups are available, or campers may bring their own.

Grades 3 – 5 (Girls and boys) | June 7 – 10, 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 6 – 9 (Girls and boys) | June 7 – 10, 12:00 – 2:30 p.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 3 – 5 (Girls and boys) | June 28 – July 1, 12:00 – 2:30 p.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! Aviation

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

Grades 7 – 9 (Girls) | June 1 – 2, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $70 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! Camp Invention

Camp Invention® is a nationwide K-6 STEM summer camp providing in-person and at-home learning opportunities. This summer, AHS is offering our campers four open-ended modules with endless ways to get hands-on education and have lots of fun!

The Duck Chuck module teaches entrepreneurship, creative problem solving, and STEM skills. Through hands-on experiments with trajectory and velocity, campers will build their own device to launch rubber ducks around the world.

In the Open Mic module, campers will amplify their creative voice when they reverse engineer a wireless microphone, and then develop and promote their own extraordinary invention. This module instills confidence and teaches campers intellectual property and design thinking.

Imaginations accelerate in the Road Rally module as campers design a vehicle that can travel across land and has prototype elements for moving through air and water. Campers will learn persistence, design thinking and innovation.

In the SolarBot module, campers will have the opportunity to care for their very own solar-powered cricket by creating protective gear, customized habitats and fun cricket playgrounds. This camp teaches creative problem solving, persistence, and STEM skills.

This is a camp your kids won’t want to miss!

Grades K – 3 (Girls and boys) | July 12 – 15, 8:30 – 2:30 p.m. | $235 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 4 – 6 (Girls and boys) | July 12 – 15, 8:30 – 2:30 p.m. | $235 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Campilton

Do not throw away your “shot”! Students take a deep dive into Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton, drawing on English and Social Studies to explore what makes the script a smash hit. From poetic devices to primary sources, students will interact with language and harness their own creative voice as they learn how history translates from page to stage. Ready your quills, powder your wigs, brush up your lip-syncing skills, and buckle up: this camp is “Non-Stop.”

Ages 10 – 13 (Girls and boys) |June 21 – 24, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $90 | 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 7 – 10, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 3 – 5 (Girls and boys) | June 7 – 10, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades K – 2 (Girls and boys) | June 14 – 17, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 3 – 5 (Girls and boys) | June 14 – 17, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 6 – 9 (Girls and boys) | June 21 – 24, 8:30 – 11:30 a.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 jewelry for themselves or for gifts, hand-made cards for family and friends, dream catchers, mini scrapbooks 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 21 – 24, 8:30 – 11:30 a.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 21 – 24, 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 28 – July 1, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. |$120 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Ages 12 – 14 (Girls and boys) | June 28 – July 1, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. |$120 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! Fun with Fondant

Campers will prepare and bake cakes and cupcakes from scratch. They will then make their own buttercream frosting and learn simple piping techniques to decorate their delicious confections. will learn how to prepare and decorate with fondant. To complete their dessert, campers will learn how to mold, shape and cut fondant to showcase their own creativity. Featured sweets will include fancy floral cupcakes and adorable character cakes. This camp will be taught by Assumption’s lead baker who has over 20 years of experience and trained at Sullivan University.

Grades 3 – 5 (Girls and boys) | June 21 – 24, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Grades 3 – 5 (Girls and boys) | June 21 – 24, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

Level Up!

This camp will introduce graphical coding skills through SCRATCH programming, along with some basic electronics ideas, including digital, and analog input/output devices like switches, buzzers and LEDs. Campers will learn to code their own games and animated stories, and then create customized controllers out of real-world objects. Campers will be able to choose to take home either a Makey-Makey USB controller or a BBC Microbit programmable micro-computer at the end of camp!

The links below provide an idea of the types of activities and projects students can expect during camp.

Makey Makey Banana Piano
Microbike
Microbit
Makey Makey

Grades 5 – 8 (Girls and boys) | June 21 – 24, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

*Experienced coders entering 3rd or 4th grade may be considered on a case by case basis.

Musical Theatre

This summer camp offers young singers and actors the chance to polish their musical theatre skills. Students will learn the ins and outs of choosing the right music, auditioning skills, beginning vocal technique, exploring choreography, and “selling” the song. The class will be taught by Jan Tedesco, musical director for Assumption’s fall Broadway productions.

Grades 8 – 11 (Girls and boys) | June 21 – 24, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $110 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! Not Your Average Math Camp

Don’t be “board” this summer! Join us in exploring how math and logic are used in the boardgames you enjoy playing! This hands-on camp will not only sharpen your math and logic skills but will also teach you about working individually and with teammates! 

Grades 4 – 8 (Girls) | July 12 – 15, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $100 | 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 7 – 10, 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 14 – 17, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $100 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! 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) | June 14 – 17, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | $80 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! 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) | June 14 – 17, 11:30 – 3:00 p.m. | $175 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! Test Kitchen

Baking is a science! Campers will learn basic techniques to apply to a variety of baked goods. They will also learn baking terminology, and the science behind “why it works” by conducting various baking experiments. The goal is to understand the importance of following directions, and the purpose of weighing and measuring ingredients. Campers will learn how to make muffins, cookies, bread, cupcakes 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 3 – 5 (Girls and boys) | July 12 – 15, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $150 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby

NEW! The Jedi Archives

Hundreds of years before Luke, Rey, or Baby Yoda, teenage Jedi Knight Vernestra Rwoh faces her first big assignment, but what she sees as babysitting quickly becomes a fight for survival on a dangerous forest moon! In four sessions that explore Disney Books’ recent Star Wars junior novel, young Padawans will together discover the book, its characters, and its themes as well as practice the Jedi way through exercise, mindfulness, and art. To participate fully, campers will need to purchase A Test of Courage by Justina Ireland; readings will be assigned for each session.

Ages 9 – 11 (Girls and boys) |June 7 – 10, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $90 | 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) | July 19 – 22, 11:30 – 3:00 p.m. | $175 | Drop-off at AHS in CAC lobby