Enrichment Camps

Enrichment Summer Camps

Acting

Building the Character

This class is open to ALL BOYS AND GIRLS entering grades 7 to 12.

From improvisation to scene study to physical choices, during our week together we'll have fun learning advanced acting techniques to bring vivid characters to life on stage. Students will gain specific skills and build knowledge from theatre faculty and through peer analysis that will help them prepare for their next audition or role. An intensive theatrical week that's sure to result in a big step forward for anyone interested in acting!

6/10/2019 - 6/14/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr
9:00 AM - Noon
Skip Viragh Center
Mr. Rob Grumich, Chaminade Theater Department Chair
$150.00
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Band Camp

Complete Musician Band Camp

The Complete Musician Band Camp is available to ALL BOYS AND GIRLS entering grades 5 to 11.

Students should have at least one year of playing an instrument.

7/15/2019 - 7/19/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Band Rooms - Skip Viragh Center
Mr. John Hahn, Chaminade Director of Bands
$200
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Writing Camp


Six Traits of Writing Camp

This camp is available to ALL STUDENTS entering grades 6 - 9.

Grow in confidence as a writer as we explore the Six Traits of Good Writing: Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, and Conventions. This camp will follow a workshop format. Students will write daily, conference with other students and the teacher, gain feedback, and explore strategies for revising and improving writing.

7/15/2019 - 7/19/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Library Tech Room
Mrs. Cyndy Bishop, Chaminade English Instructor
$210 ($200 if registered before May 1, 2019)
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College Admissions Essay Writing Camp

College Admissions Essay Writing Camp

This Camp is available to ALL BOYS AND GIRLS entering grades 9 to 12.

6/10/2019 - 6/13/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Room 313
Mr. Brett Desnoyer, Chaminade English Instructor
$150
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Model Rocket Camp

Model Rocket Camp

This camp is available to ALL BOYS AND GIRLS entering grades 3 through 8.

Campers build, craft, paint, and launch their rockets under careful supervision. Along the way they learn some basic physics, a little rocketry history, and have a lot of fun! Our rockets are similar to rockets you find in a good craft store, with parachutes and small solid fuel engines. They are launched from a safe distance with an electric signal from a control pad.

6/24/2019 - 6/27/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MS 4
Mr. John Makarewicz, Chaminade Middle School Instructor
$130 ($100 if registered before May 1, 2019)
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Model United Nations

This camp is open to BOYS AND GIRLS entering grades 6 -12.

This camp will explore the United Nations, a body founded after the Second World War to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war. Using virtual reality and a variety of other audio-visual techniques, students will learn about some of the world s most pressing challenges. Each student will represent a state in the United Nations General Assembly, conduct research from that state s perspective on a specific issue, and draft a General Assembly resolution. On the last day of the camp, students will debate and vote on the draft resolutions in a simulation.

7/22/2019 - 7/25/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
9:00 AM - Noon
Chaminade Hall
Dr. Robert Barnidge, Chaminade Social Studies Instructor
$200
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Organizational Boot Camp Middle School

This camp is available to ALL BOYS entering grade 6 to 8. The camp is limited to 25 participants.

Organizational Boot Camp MS aims to transform boys into organized and self-sufficient young men. The camp, run by a middle school counselor and a 6th grade teacher, offers a fun, competitive environment where students gain important skills that will benefit them in the classroom and in life. By signing up for this camp, your son will:
1. Learn applicable organizational skills.
2. Take home a binder full of all the knowledge and tools he learned at camp.
3. Receive ongoing tips and reminders throughout the upcoming school year via online communication. Parents will also receive additional information.
Start your son off on the right foot as the new school year begins!

Session 1

Organizational Boot Camp MS I

7/8/2019 - 7/11/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MS 8
Chaminade Middle School Counselors -
Mr. Jack Twellman and Mrs. Laura Greise
$200
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Session 2

Organizational Boot Camp MS II

7/15/2019 - 7/18/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MS 8
Chaminade Middle School Counselors -
Mr. Jack Twellman and Mrs. Laura Greise
$200
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Session 3

Organizational Boot Camp MS III

7/22/2019 - 7/25/2018
Mo, Tu, We, Th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MS 8
Chaminade Middle School Counselors -
Mr. Jack Twellman and Mrs. Laura Greise
$200
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Organizational Boot Camp High School

This camp is available to INCOMING 9th Grade CHAMINADE STUDENTS. The camp is limited to 25 participants.

Organizational Boot Camp HS aims to transform boys into organized and self-sufficient young men. The camp, run by a school counselor and a middle school teacher, offers a fun, competitive environment where students gain important skills that will benefit them in the classroom and in life. By signing up for this camp, your son will:
1. Learn applicable organizational skills.
2. Take home a binder full of all the knowledge and tools he learned at camp.
3. Receive ongoing tips and reminders throughout the upcoming school year via online communication. Parents will also receive additional information.
Start your son off on the right foot as the new school year begins!

Session 1

Organizational Boot Camp HS I

7/8/2019 - 7/11/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
MS 8
Chaminade Middle School Counselors -
Mr. Jack Twellman and Mrs. Laura Greise
$200
Register Here

Session 2

Organizational Boot Camp HS II

7/15/2019 - 7/18/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
MS 8
Chaminade Middle School Counselors -
Mr. Jack Twellman and Mrs. Laura Greise
$200
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The Potter's Wheel

The Potter's Wheel

This camp is open to ALL STUDENTS entering grades 3 - 12.

Come experience the magic of clay moving through your fingers while forming your very own clay bowl. You will learn the skills of centering, pulling up, and shaping on the potter's wheel. You will explore the throwing through individualized instruction and hands-on attention. Once pieces are basque fired, then you will glaze your work. The finished works should be ready to take home on the last day of camp. Any ability level accepted. No prior experience needed.

6/3/2019 - 6/6/2019 & 6/10/19 - 6/13/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ceramics Studio - Skip Viragh Center
Mrs. Julie Laury, Chaminade Art Instructor
$200
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READ Training Camp Level 1 (6th-8th)

Level 1 Camp is designed and open for ALL BOYS AND GIRLS entering grades 6, 7 and 8. Level 1 is perfect for reluctant or behind-level readers looking to develop positive and effective reading habits.

READ (Reading Enrichment Across Disciplines) Training Camp provides students with the habits and strategies needed to better understand, analyze and retain information from texts across a number of academic subjects. This fun, interactive camp is designed to transform reluctant readers into intellectually curious and self-motivated learners, and to train students in the specific skills needed to succeed in all of their classes. Students will learn the following fundamental reading skills:
1. Identifying textual evidence
2. Recalling and summarizing key details
3. Creating inferences
4. Understanding cause and effect
5. Analyzing literary passages

Session A

READ Training Camp Level 1 Session A

7/29/2019 - 8/1/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MS14
, Chaminade Middle School English Instructor
$200
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Session B

READ Training Camp Level 1 Session B

8/5/2019 - 8/8/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MS14
, Chaminade Middle School English Instructor

$200

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READ Training Camp Level 2 (8th-9th)

Level 2 Camp is designed and open for ALL BOYS AND GIRLS entering grades 8 and 9. Level 2 is perfect for students preparing for the literary demands of the high school curriculum.

READ (Reading Enrichment Across Disciplines) Training Camp provides students with the habits and strategies needed to better understand, analyze and retain information from texts across a number of academic subjects. This fun, interactive camp is designed to transform reluctant readers into intellectually curious and self-motivated learners, and to train students in the specific skills needed to succeed in all of their classes. Students will learn the following fundamental reading skills:
1. Identifying textual evidence
2. Recalling and summarizing key details
3. Creating inferences
4. Understanding cause and effect
5. Analyzing literary passages

Session A

READ Training Camp Level 2 Session A

7/29/2019 - 8/1/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
Noon - 3:00 PM
MS14
$200
Register Here

Session B

READ Training Camp Level 2 Session B

8/5/2019 - 8/8/2019
Mo, Tu, We, Th
Noon - 3:00 PM
MS14
$200
REGISTER HERE