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Summer Camps

It is with great excitement that we announce Lancaster Catholic’s 2017 summer camp opportunities! We welcome and encourage you to take part in our traditions of excellence and educational advancement. It is our hope that you are able to identify a camp experience that connects with your child’s passions, allowing them to not only further develop their God-given gifts, but also to explore new areas of interest as well.

We are thrilled to offer several new camps this year for all age groups in addition to offering two courses for high school academic credit. We are confident in saying that these camps and course offerings will provide your child with a chance to work with passionate and devoted professionals who look forward to helping your student refine and expand their skills.

Please make special note of the registration deadlines for each camp, particularly May 1, 2017, the Early Bird deadline for all of our camps and courses. Should you have any questions, please contact us at summercamps@lchsyes.org.

We look forward to spending our summer with you!

Click here to register online for any of the camps below.

The online payment form allows for you to register one or two campers, and select multiple camps for up to two campers. If you are registering more than two campers, you will have to submit more than one form separately.

All fees can be paid via check by U.S. Mail. If submitting payment by check, please send to the following address with your student's name and "Summer Camps" in the memo line:
 
Lancaster Catholic High School
Attn: Summer Camps
650 Juliette Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17601
 
Academic Camps - Registration closes one week before camp begins. No walk-ups will be accepted.

Algebra 1 Primer Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 10-13, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 9th-12th grade who will be taking Algebra 1 in the fall
Led by LCHS math teacher, Mrs. Shannon Dietz, this camp is geared toward students coming into an Algebra 1 program who would like to get some extra refreshers and practice before the school year starts. Topics include order of operations, operations with positive/negative numbers, solving equations, percents, and intro to inequalities. Topics covered line up with textbooks used in all Algebra 1 courses at LCHS.

Algebra 2 Primer Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 10-13, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Students: entering 9th-12th grade who will be taking Algebra 2 in the fall
Led by LCHS math teacher, Mrs. Shannon Dietz, this camp is geared towards students coming into an Algebra 2 program who would like to get some extra refreshers and practice before the school year starts. Topics covered include solving equations, linear functions, quadratic functions and factoring, and graphing. Topics covered line up with textbooks used in all Algebra 2 courses at LCHS.

Aquatics Camp
Cost: $100 Early Bird/$115 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 31-August 2, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and August 3rd, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Led by LCHS science department chair, Mrs. Anne Bleistine, campers will discover the habitats of fish and their anatomy. Campers will also learn life cycles of several macro invertebrates through live exploration. The camp concludes on August 3 with a field trip to a stream for a creek stomp! One the day of the field trip, campus must bring lunch, a drink, and wear close-toed shoes that will get wet - old sneakers are great!

Dissection Camp
Cost: $65 Early Bird/$80 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 26-29, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 6th-8th grade
Led by LCHS science department chair, Mrs. Anne Bleistine, this camp is for students who are ready to get their hands dirty! Campers will explore the life cycles and anatomy of crayfish and starfish through dissection.

Lancaster City & County History Camp
Cost: $65 Early Bird/$80 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 24-27, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 6th-8th
Led by LCHS history department chair, Mr. Dan Martin, this camp will introduce students to the rich political, economic, and cultural history of Lancaster City & County. This camp will involve traveling to historical sites throughout the county as well as classroom experiences. Student will be transported as escorted by faculty from the LCHS history department.

All About Mass Camp
Cost: $65 Early Bird/$80 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 10-13, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 1st-5th grade
Led by LCHS Good Samaritan coordinator, Mrs. Beth Christensen, and assisted by current LCHS students, this is a high-energy camp with music, hands on learning activities, short videos, and hilarious skits focusing on the beauty and richness of the Holy Sacrifice of Mass. By the end of the week, campers will learn how to use all of their sense when attending Mass and grow in their relationships with our Trinitarian God. This camp will be capped at 20 students.

SAT Math Prep Camp
Cost: $115 Early Bird/$130 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 19-23, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 10th-12th grade who have completed Algebra 2
Led by LCHS math department chair, Mr. Dave Sharp, students in this camp will be introduced to the new format and scoring procedure of the SAT and have the opportunity to develop strategies, sharpen skills, and practice problems that will enhance success of the test. Students must purchase Barron's Math Workbook for the New SAT (6th edition).

WE CARE Camp
Cost: $65 Early Bird/$80 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 5-7, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 4th-8th grade
Led by LCHS theology teacher, Mrs. Nicole Martin, and LCHS Science teacher, Mrs. Amanda Lowry, this camp incorporates being stewards of the environment and fulfilling God's call to care for our common home.

Week of Languages Camp
Cost: $65 Early Bird/$80 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 12-15, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 4th-8th grade
Led by the LCHS foreign language department, this camp will have participants "travel" to a new country each day where they will experience culture, language, food, and much more during their visit. Each day will focus on one of three languages offered at LCHS - Spanish, French, and Latin. Students will learn common words, vocabulary, and will engage in cultural activities.
 
Courses for LCHS Credit - Note special registration deadlines. No walk-ups will be accepted.
 
Health/Nutrition (0.5 credits)
Cost: $150 Early Bird/$200 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 12-16, 19-23, 26-30, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Students: entering 9th-12th grade
Special Deadlines: April 15 Early Bird/May 15 Regular Rate
Led by LCHS health/PE teacher, Ms. Tracy Wagner, this is a half-credit course taught at the College Prep level for current Lancaster Catholic students. At the completion of the course, students will have completed their Health course requirement. This course can be taken as credit recovery for students who have previously failed the class.

Geometry (1.0 credits)
Cost: $300 Early Bird/$350 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 31-August 4, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 9th-12th grade who have already completed Algebra 1
Special Registration: May 1 Early Bird/Regular Rate June 1
Led by LCHS math teacher, Mrs. Sherry Hamer, this is a one-credit course taught at the College Prep level for current Lancaster Catholic students. At the completion of this course, students will be eligible to move up to Algebra 2 for the following school year. Students who previously failed Geometry are not eligible to take this course.
 
Athletic Camps - Registration closes one week before camp begins. Walk-ups will be accepted on the first day of camp.
 
Baseball/Softball Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 26-28, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Students: entering 4th-9th grade
Led by LCHS baseball & softball coaching staff and current players, this camp is for boys and girls who are interested in developing their baseball and softball skills. All ability levels are invited to attend.

Boys Basketball Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 26-29, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 4th-9th grade
Led by the LCHS boys basketball coaching staff and current players, this camp will teach skills for the individual player and include team competitions. All ability levels are invited to attend.

Field Hockey Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 12-15, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Students: entering 3rd-8th grade
Led by the LCHS field hockey coaching staff and current players, this camp will help girls develop basic field hockey skills in a fun, low-stress environment.

Girls Basketball Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 19-22, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Students: entering 4th-9th grade
Led by the LCHS girls basketball coaching staff and current players, this camp will team skills for the individual player and include team competitions. All ability levels are invited to attend.

Girls Soccer Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 26-29, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Students: entering 2nd-9th grade
Led by LCHS girls soccer coaching staff and current players, this camp will teach skills for the individual player. All ability levels are invited to attend.

Girls Volleyball Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 10-13, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Led by LCHS girls volleyball coaching staff and current players, this camp will teach skills for the individual player. All ability levels are invited to attend.

Speed & Explosion Camp
Cost: $65 Early Bird/$80 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: June 19-20, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Students: entering 6th-12th grade
Led by LCHS strength & conditioning coach, Mr. Pete Anderson, male and female athletes in middle school and high school from ALL sports will be instructed on running mechanics, agility drills, flexibility, plyometics, and exercises to enhance explosiveness, acceleration, and quickness. Students should wear appropriate training gear.

Youth Football Camp
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 17-19, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 4th-9th grade
Led by LCHS football coaching staff and current players, this camp is for boys who are interested in developing their football skills. Students will learn position-specific drills and techniques to improve offensive and defensive play.

Junior Jox
Cost: $80 Early Bird/$95 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 24-28, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Students: entering 1st-5th grade
Led by LCHS strength & conditioning coach, Mr. Pete Anderson, male and female athletes in elementary school from ALL sports will be instructed on running mechanics, agility drills, flexibility, plyometics, and exercises to enhance explosiveness, accelerations, and quickness. Students should wear appropriate training gear.
 
Fine & Performing Arts Camps - Registration closes one week before camp begins. No walk-ups will be accepted.
 
Acting Camp: Heroes vs. Villains
Cost: $75 Early Bird/$90 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: August 14-16, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Do you relish wearing capes? How's your evil laugh? Come to acting class - you could save or destroy the world! Learn improvisation skills, perfect your diction, play threatre games, and perform in the ultimate good guy/bad guy Showdown Showcase! This camp is led by Ms. Dana Kinsey and assisted by LCHS Acting Techniques class members.

Art Camp
Cost: $75 Early Bird/$90 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 31-August 2, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Led by Mrs. Laurie Comerford, students will have the opportunity to work on various art skills and hone their craft.

Band Camp
Cost: $90 Early Bird/$105 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: August 7-11, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Led by Mr. Paul Murr, Mr. Daniel List, and assisted by LCHS band members, students will do section and group work culminating in a concert at the end of the camp.

Jazz Camp
Cost: $75 Early Bird/$90 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 31-August 2, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Led by Mr. Daniel List, this camp is for students who play the saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone sax, guitar, bass, and drums. During the camp, students will do section and group work culminating in a concert at the end of the camp.

Percussion Camp
Cost: $75 Early Bird/$90 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: July 31-August 2, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Led by Mr. Paul Murr and assisted by members of the LCHS percussion ensemble, students will have the opportunity to do section and group work culminating in a concert at the end of the camp.

Strings Camp
Cost: $75 Early Bird/$90 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: August 14-16, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Led by Mr. Michael Jamanis and assisted by members of the LCHS string ensemble, students will do section and group work culminating in a concert at the end of the camp.

Voice Camp
Cost: $75 Early Bird/$90 Regular Rate
Dates/Times: August 7-9, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Students: entering 5th-9th grade
Led by Mr. Michael Adams, students will get to experience many styles of music and have the opportunity to sing solos and/or sing with others while focusing on technique, musicality, and other aspects of singing, culminating in a concert at the end of camp.