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Join Us at Villa Maria this Summer!

Sign up today for one or more of Villa's enrichment or athletics camps and enjoy instruction with top-tier instructors and coaches.

All in-person classes and camps will be held at Villa Maria Academy High School, except rowing. The registration deadline is one week before the first class day, and registration will close if the camp fills. 

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Questions? Email summerseries@vmahs.org.


ENRICHMENT CAMPS


Leadership Camp 

July 8-11, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Grades: Rising 6th - 9th Graders

Instructor: Mr. Justin Zazyczny, Villa Maria Teacher

Be the leader! Don't follow the leader! Sign up for this high-energy, interactive, action-packed 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, Leadership Camp will give you the skills necessary to learn to be the leader and not just another follower. Register today!

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Study Skills & Organization 101

July 22-25, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Session 1: Only Incoming Villa Maria 9th Graders

Instructor: Ms. Katlyn Yost, Villa Maria Teacher

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July 22-25, 2024 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Session 2: Grades: Rising 6-8; Co-Ed

Instructor: Ms. Katlyn Yost, Villa Maria Teacher

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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 (handwritten 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 an iPad. For any questions about camp content or materials, please contact Ms. Yost at kyost@vmahs.org


Villa Maria Music Boot Camp

July 22-26, 2024 from 9 a.m to 12 noon
Ages: 8 and Up; Co-Ed
Instruments: All instruments, including harp

Instructor: Ms. Leah Kim, Villa Maria Music Teacher, & Music Instructors (see below)

*Qualified participants may also register for Orchestra Camp for a full day of instruction and a $100 discount. Select "Music Boot Camp and Orchestra Camp" on registration form.  

This camp is perfect for students who are preparing for competitions and auditions or those who simply wish to improve their overall playing. This camp offers a complete individualized intense setting with practice check-ins every 20 minutes by faculty assistants; also includes daily group sessions and daily stretching or walk break. Friday includes a solo performance opportunity at 4 p.m. Note: registrants will be contacted regarding a recommendation letter or in-person interview with Ms. Leah.

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Villa Maria Orchestra Camp

July 22-26, 2024 from 1 to 5 p.m. 
Ages: Rising 5th Grades and Older; Co-Ed
Instruments: All orchestral instruments

Instructor: Ms. Leah Kim, Villa Maria Music Teacher, & Music Instructors (see below)

*Participants may also take Boot Camp, above, for a full day of instruction and a $100 discount. Select "Music Boot Camp and Orchestra Camp" on registration form.  

This camp is perfect for students who are preparing for competitions and auditions or those who simply wish to improve their overall playing. This camp offers a complete individualized intense setting with practice check-ins every 20 minutes by faculty assistants; also includes daily group sessions and daily stretching or walk break. Friday includes a solo performance opportunity at 4 p.m. Note: registrants will be contacted regarding a recommendation letter or in-person interview with Ms. Leah.

Music Faculty 

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Creative Writing Camp

July 29-August 2, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Grades: Rising 7-9 ; Co-Ed
Instructor: Ms. Natalie Murray, Villa Maria English Teacher

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Come spend a week exploring creative writing in a workshop-style camp with other middle school students! We’ll be trying out writing strategies, finding new sources for inspiration, and experimenting with different genres all in a supportive and welcoming environment. Our activities will be varied to keep inspiration fresh. We’ll explore different settings for writing across the week, perhaps even venturing outdoors, weather permitting! No experience or skills required, just a willingness to delve into self-expression through words.

ATHLETICS CAMPS


 

Field Hockey Camps

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.

Registration for Field Hockey Camps has closed. 

Session 1: Grades 9-12
June 10-13, 2024
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Session 2: Grades K-2
June 17-20, 2024
9 to 11 a.m. 

Session 2: Grades 3-9
June 17-20, 2024 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
 


Basketball Camp for Grades 4 to 10

June 17-21, 2024
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration for Basketball Camp has closed.
 

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!


Lacrosse Camp

Youth: Grades 3-9
June 24-27, 2024
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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.

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Soccer Camp

Grades 5-9
July 8-11, 2024
9 to 11:30 a.m.

Learn ball handling skills, soccer speed and agility, ball striking, passing and receiving. Camp will feature small-sided and full-field games. Join other rising 5th through 9th graders at this camp!

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Rowing Camp 

Session 1: Grades 7 - 12
July 29 - August 2, 2024
8 a.m. to 12 noon

Location: Hines Rowing Center 

Session 2: Grades 7 - 12
August 5-9, 2024
8 a.m. to 12 noon

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 & Registration

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SUMMER CAMP SERIES
REFUND POLICY

Refund request form 

Villa Maria Academy will refund the full registration if registration is cancelled three weeks prior to the camp start date.

For cancellations closer to the camp start date:

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.

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.

Summer Series Faculty