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Summer Camp Series

All in-person classes and camps will be held at Villa Maria Academy High School, except rowing. The HSPT classes are virtual. 

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

Questions? Email summerseries@vmahs.org 

English Readiness


Grades: Villa Maria Incoming Villa 9th Graders
Instructors: Ms. Claire Millhouse & Mr. Brian Borosky
June 24-27, 2024
Time TBD

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!

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Leadership Camp

Grades: Rising 6-8
Instructor: Mr. Justin Zazyczny
July 8-11, 2024
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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.

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Creative Writing 


Grades: Rising 6-8
Instructor: Ms. Natalie Murray
July 29-August 2, 2024
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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.

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Villa Maria Music Camp


Grades: K - 12
Instructor: Ms. Leah Kim 
July 22-26, 2024
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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.

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Art Camp


Grades: Rising 6-9
Instructor: Ms. Kate Brown, Art Teacher
June 24-27, 2024
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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.

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Study Skills and Organization 101


Session 1: Only Incoming
Villa 9th Graders

Instructor: Ms. Katlyn Yost
July 22-25, 2024
Time TBD

 

 
Session 2: Grades: Rising 6 - 8 (Co-Ed)
Instructor: Ms. Katlyn Yost 
July 22-25, 2023
 

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 kyost@vmahs.org

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ATHLETICS CAMPS

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

Field Hockey


 

 

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  



Basketball Camp for Grades 4 to 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!

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Lacrosse Camp

Youth: Grades 3 - 9
June 26 – 29, 2023
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
 
High School: Grades 9-12
June 26 – 28, 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



Rowing Camp 

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

 

Note: Villa Maria will not be holding a soccer camp this summer.

REFUND POLICY

Villa Maria Academy will refund the full registration if registration is cancelled three weeks prior to the start of the camp series or class start dates (May 20, 2024).  The summer series begins on June 10, 2024. 

 

REFUND POLICY FOR ENRICHMENT CAMPS
Should a student need to cancel their registration for a summer camp, the following would be in place:

50% refund up to 14 days prior to camp start date.
25% refund up to 10 days prior to camp start date
No refund offered for any cancellation 5 days prior or after the start of camp.


REFUND POLICY FOR CLASSES
It is acknowledged that the class is staffed and run for a minimum number of registrations.  Should a student pull out after payment and registration is done the following policy will stand:
Full refund for cancellation prior to May 20th.


Should a student need to cancel their registration for a summer Class after, the following would be in place:

50% refund up to 14 days prior to class start date.
No refund offered for any cancellation two weeks prior to the start of the class.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY
It is acknowledged that the class or camp is staffed and run for a minimum number of registrations.  If a class needs to be cancelled by the school due to low enrollment or other reason, a full refund would be given to any registrant due to the school’s cancellation.