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Join us at Villa Maria this summer for valuable enrichment classes and athletics camps, taught by skilled and talented Villa faculty, staff, and coaches.

Choose from Art & Design, Basketball, English Readiness, Field Hockey, Journalism, Lacrosse, Leadership, Studio Art, Rowing, Soccer, and Study Skills.
Review the enrichment classes and athletic camps below, and sign up today. Space is limited in most sessions.


Enrichment Classes 

JCamp - Journalism (Co-Ed) 

Grades: Rising 7-9
Instructor: Mrs. Laurie Scaggs, Director of Marketing
June 26-29, 2023
9:00 AM to 12 PM

Twenty outstanding rising 7th-9th graders will have the opportunity to learn basic media skills through interactive workshops on Interview Techniques, Writing, Editing, InDesign, Photography, Broadcasting and Communication Skills.

Guest speakers to include (but not limited to) Bob Baumann, a Lifetouch professional photographer and Ari Bluestein, CEO/Executive Producer, The Sports Fan Base Network.

English Readiness

Grades: Only Incoming Villa 9th Graders 
Instructors: Ms. Claire Arata and Mr. Brian Borosky
June 26-29, 2023
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Incoming Villa Maria freshmen are invited to attend the English Readiness Workshop. The goal of this workshop is to provide English enrichment and build confidence to bridge the skill gap from 8th to 9th grade. 

Topics covered:

  • - Writing: mechanics, usage, and grammar
  • - Literary analysis: how to annotate and interpret a text
  • - Introduction to the five paragraph essay

Bring a notebook and iPad!


Studio Art

Grades: Rising 6-9
Instructor: Ms. Kate Brown, Art Teacher
June 26-29, 2023
9:15 AM to 12:15 PM

Join us for four days of creativity, exploration, and fun! We will create original drawings, paintings, and collages from observation and imagery using a variety of materials. We will explore a range of artistic styles that will be incorporated into our individual work. No experience is necessary.

Jump into the World of Art and Design (Co-Ed)

Grades: Rising 7-9
Instructor: Mr. Darren Polsz, Design and Video Specialist
July 10-14, 2023
9:00 AM to 12 PM

Do you have an interest in art and design? This summer camp is for you! Jump into quick and fun projects and go home with your creations. Get an introduction to the world of art and design as you complete fun and easy projects. Projects include: create a button, draw your own alphabet, create a unique character, pixel art with grid, and create your own journal/book cover.

Leadership 101 (Co-Ed)

Grades: Rising 7-9
Instructor: Mr. Justin Zazyczny, Theology Teacher
July 17-20, 2023
9:00 AM to 12 PM

Be the leader! Don’t follow the leader! Sign up for this high energy, interactive, action-packed leadership camp. Learn various leadership skills and methods necessary for you to become the leader in your school, on your team, in your club, or in your activity. No matter what your interests, this leadership camp will give you the skills necessary to be the leader and not just another follower! Register TODAY.

Study Skills and Organization 101

Session 1: Only Incoming
Villa 9th Graders

Instructor: Ms. Katlyn Yost
July 24-27, 2023
9:00 AM to 12 PM
Session 2: Grades: Rising 6 - 8
Instructor: Ms. Katlyn Yost
July 24-27, 2023
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Need to brush up on your notetaking skills? What about your planner? Do you need some help with goal setting and time management? If so, this camp is for you. The morning session is for incoming Villa 9th graders and will help with high school preparation. The afternoon session is designed for middle school students.

Topics covered include notebook organization (binders, spiral notebooks, apps, Google Drive), in-class note taking best practices (hand written vs. digital notes, reorganizing notes), notes at home and studying best practices, and planning/goal setting (setting up a planner, determining a study schedule). Please bring a notebook and iPad. For any questions about camp content or materials, please contact Ms. Yost at 

Athletics Camps

Field Hockey

Session 1
Grades 9 – 12

June 12 – 15, 2023
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Session 2
Grades PreK – 2

June 19 – June 22, 2023
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Session 2
Grades 3 – 9

June 19 – 22, 2023
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Camps include 4 days of field hockey skills and tactical drills along with game play on Villa’s turf field. They also include Skills and strategy training to prep players for the next level.

DETails and Registration 

Soccer for Grades 5 - 8

July 10-13, 2023
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

You will learn: ball handling skills, soccer speed and agility, ball striking, passing, and receiving. Experience small sided and full field games. 

Details and Registration


Session 1: Grades 7 - 12
July 31 - August 4, 2023
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hines Rowing Center 
Session 2: Grades 7 - 12
August 7 - 11, 2023
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hines Rowing Center 

This one-week camp is designed to give prospective rowers an introduction to the sport.

Our camp will focus on the basics of sweep rowing (one oar) and coxswains (athlete that steers the crew).

The sessions are coached by Villa Maria’s rowing coaching staff: Head Coach Liz Miller and Assistant Coach Alair Southerton.

details and Registration

Basketball for Grades 4 - 10

June 19 - 23, 2023
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

The Villa Maria Basketball Camp is for grades 4 to 10 and introduces the campers to every phase of the game, and includes: individualized instruction, instructional films and theory, valuable guest speakers, and daily contests and games!

details and Registration


Youth: Grades 3 - 9
June 26 – 29, 2023
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
High School: Grades 9-12
June 26 – June 29, 2023
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Youth: Youth athletes entering grades 3rd to 9th grade, come join us for lacrosse summer camp! Camp is run by coaches both at the Collegiate level and our very own Villa Maria High School players. Learn from the best, while improving your physical and mental performance.

High School: This camp is geared to any high school-aged lacrosse player looking to better their game and gain a competitive advantage. Players will get hands-on instruction from current and former collegiate players and coaches, hosted by Theresa Giunta, Head Coach at VMA and Certified Mental Performance Consultant.

details and registration



All classes and camps will be held at Villa Maria Academy High School, except rowing. 

Villa Maria's campus address:
370 Central Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355

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