BCHS Summer Camps 2017

Bishop Chatard High School offers a variety of camps that encourage 1st through 8th grade students to explore new interests, challenge their imaginations and hone current skills. Athletic and enrichment camps appeal to students interested in theatre, technology, music, sports, community service, art and more.
Half and full-day camps are available, or your child may bring a lunch and experience different camps in our morning and afternoon sessions. Early bird, multiple camp discounts and financial are available.

Summer Camp registration begins Monday, Jan. 30 at 8:00am! View our camp schedule below. Check back between now and Jan. 30 as additional enrichment camps are added.

Broadway Jr. Production
4-week, 5 mornings/week
IntenCity Camps
All-day / 4 days
Sports and Enrichment Camps
Half day for 4 days
Schedules Descriptions

Broadway Jr. Production 2017 (Four weeks)
  'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'

Broadway Jr Camp
  • June 12-16, 19-23, 26-30, July 10 - 13; Performance on Thursday, July 13
  • Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 11:30am
  • For students entering grades 5 - 8 (Fall '17)
  • For BCHS incoming freshmen (Fall '17)
  • Location: Kyle Guyton Theatre (Room 102) and the main BCHS gym (stage)
  • Cost: $250/camper
  • Camper is not registered until payment is made.

The BCHS Broadway Jr. Workshop & Production is a four-week intensive theatre experience open to any 6-8 grade student or incoming BCHS freshman. Students will audition, learn about theatre, rehearse and perform in a Broadway Jr. production of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Campers will work with high school thespians to hone acting skills and character development. Four weeks of rehearsal will culminate in a presentation of the play on Thursday, July 13. Activities include acting, music and choreography.

Questions?: Please contact production director Angela Peterson at Contact Katie Fisher, for financial aid details.

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Intencity Camp

JUNIOR INTENCITY Service Camp (All-Day)
For students entering GRADES 1-4 (Fall '17)

  • June 12-15
  • June 19-22
  • June 26-29
  • 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Cost: $110/camper
  • Camper is not registered until payment is made. No refunds after May 1.
  • All campers need to bring their own lunch

JUNIOR IntenCity Summer Service Camp is a service day-camp opportunity for students grades 1-4. This camp will run like a traditional summer day camp with a service element weaved into each day. While service will be our main focus, we will also play fun games, make some crafts, and learn about the importance of having a strong faith rooted in service.

Limited field trip service experience may be included.

INTENCITY Service Camp (All Day)

  • June 12 - 15: For students entering grades 5 & 6 (Fall 2017)
  • June 19 - 22: For students entering grades 6 & 7 (Fall 2017)
  • June 26 - 29: For students entering grades 7 & 8 (Fall 2017)
  • 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Cost: $110/camper
  • Camper is not registered until payment is made. No refunds after May 1.
  • All campers need to bring their own lunch

IntenCity Summer Service Camp is a day-camp opportunity for students grades 5 - 8 to share their time and talents with those in need. This is a great way to serve the Indianapolis community, learn new ways to use your gifts/talents for the service of others, have fun and meet new friends, share some life-changing experiences, and proclaim the Gospel!

Campers will meet at the BCHS St. Benedict Center each day and go into the community in various areas of service. Register early; these camps fill up quickly. Notice that sessions are organized by grade level. Please double check when you register that you are signing up for the correct level.

Questions or Financial Aid Questions? Contact Katie Fisher,

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Sports and Enrichment Camp Schedule 2017

Pick any camp for the morning, the afternoon or choose one for both and eat lunch with us! The sports and enrichment camps are arranged to accommodate campers who'd like to experience a variety of activities! Descriptions of these camps are at the bottom of this page.

Check back as additional camps will be added as plans are finalized.

Date Morning Location* Afternoon Location*
June 12-15 Girls Basketball
  (3-8 Grade)
Var/Aux Gyms Girls Volleyball
  (7-8 Grade)
Var/Aux Gyms
Boys Lacrosse
   (3-8 Grade)
   (3-8 Grade)
Baseball Field
   (4-8 Grade)
   (4-8 Grade)
June 19-22 Girls Volleyball**
  (3-4 Grade)
** 10am-11:30am; $50
Varsity Gym Girls Volleyball
  (5-6 Grade)
Varsity Gym
Girls Soccer
   (3-8 Grade)
Stadium Girls Lacrosse
  (3-8 Grade)
Boys Volleyball
  (3-8 Grade)
Auxiliary Gym Wrestling
  (3-8 Grade)
Auxiliary Gym
Creative Writing
  (4-8 Grade)
Intro. Trobotics
   (5-8 Grade)
June 26-29 Football
  (3-8 Grade)
Stadium Improv Comedy
  (5-8 Grade)
3-D Art
  (4-8 Grade)
Boys Basketball
  (3-8 Grade)
Var/Aux Gyms
Boys Soccer
   (3-8 Grade)
Baseball Field
  (3-8 Grade)
Varsity Gym    

The Details

  • GRADE LEVEL: Grade levels listed above are grades the student will be entering in the Fall 2017.
  • TIMES: Unless otherwise noted, each camp will run four days, Monday - Thursday. Morning camps run 8:30am-11:30am. Lunch is 11:30am-12:30pm. Afternoon camps run 12:30-3:30pm. See exceptions for girls volleyball, grades 3-4, in the table above.
  • LOGISTICS: Drop off begins at 8:00am. Morning campers should be picked up at 11:30am; afternoon campers at 3:30pm.
  • COST: The first camp is $90, and each additional camp in your family is $80. Girls volleyball camp grades 3 & 4 is $50 (no early discount). (Camp IntenCity and Jr. Broadway are not included in the multi-camp discount.) If registration is made before April 30, an early bird discount of $10/camp is given. Your spot in the camp is not held until payment is received. No refunds after May 1.
  • LUNCH: Lunch runs from 11:30am-12:30pm. All campers staying for lunch need to bring a sack lunch.
  • T-SHIRTS: Each camper will receive a camp T-Shirt if his/her registration is received 10 days before camp begins.
  • CAMP MINIMUMS: Minimum registration per camp is 10. If this registration isn't reached by April 30, the camp may be canceled. You will be notified by May 14 of any cancellations. Canceled camp payment can be refunded or applied to a different camp.
  •  FINANCIAL AID: Excluding sports camps, financial aid can be arranged if needed. Contact Katie Fisher, North Deanery Outreach Coordinator, at for aid details.
  • Sports Camps Questions: Contact Paula Beals, 251-1451 ext. 2249, or
  • Enrichment Camps Questions: Contact Katie Fisher,

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Camp Descriptions

Trojan Summer Sports Camps 2017

Athletics Camp
  • Various dates in June
  • Grade Level in the Fall 2017: 3rd to 8th

Learn skills, have fun, exercise and work as a team! BCHS Athletic sports camps provide the camper with a chance to try a new sport or advance skills in one they already play.

Camps are led by BCHS coaches with BCHS Trojan athletes often assisting.

3-D Art Camp

Art Camp
  • June 26-29, 2017
  • Mornings
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th - 8th
  • Capacity: 15 campers

The Trojan art camp will introduce students to the world of 3-Dimensional Art. Students will have the opportunity to explore a hands-on art experience that allows for expression in different types of sculpture making and other 3-D mediums.


Pop Art Camp
  • June 12-15, 2017
  • Mornings
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th - 8th
  • Capacity: 15 campers

Students will learn about the American Pop Art movement from the 1960s. Students will create prints that emulate the work of Andy Warhol, create paintings like Roy Lichtenstein, and sculpt like Claus Oldenburg. Students will work with a variety of materials to create the vibrant work of the Pop Artist and learn about Art History in the process.

Creative Writing Camp

Writing Camp
  • June 19-22, 2017
  • Afternoons
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th - 8th
  • Capacity: 20 campers

In this camp, students will get their creative juices flowing by participating in a variety of writing exercises, prompts, and games. Students will explore various styles and genres, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Students will share and discuss their favorite books, stories, and poems, and use prompts to create their own, both individually and in large and small groups. Students will be encouraged to write in the style and genre of their choice. The week will culminate in a celebration and reading of student work.

Broadway Jr. Summer Production

Broadway Jr Camp
  • Four week camp: June 12-16; 19-23; 26-30; July 10-13
  • Final Class & Performance is July 13
  • M-F, 8:30AM - 11:30AM
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th - 8th; incoming BCHS freshmen

Students will audition, learn about theatre, rehearse and perform in the Broadway Jr. production of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This production is led by Angela Peterson. View description above

Improv Comedy Camp

Tech Camp
  • June 26 - 29, 2017
  • Afternoons
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th - 8th
  • Capacity: 25 campers

Are you funny? Are you not funny but want to be funny? Are you neither? Then this camp is perfect for you. Come learn the art form of Improv Comedy (featured on such TV shows such as 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?'). Through this camp, students will be instructed in the basic rules of improv that allow for growth in the areas of listening, agreeing, creativity, and laughter. All campers will learn and engage in improv games designed to engage an audience and make them laugh. The camp will end with a showcase of the new games and jokes.

Cooking Camp

Cooking Camp
  • June 12 - 15, 2017
  • Mornings
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th - 8th
  • Capacity: 20 campers

Calling all foodies! Do you like to cook? Do you like to eat? Do you watch too much of the Food Network? Students who sign up for this camp will experience a unique hands-on cooking extravaganza. Students will learn basic cooking skills and recipes that will propel them into future culinary endeavors. This camp is perfect for students interested in learning more about cooking and for those who just like to eat!

Introductory Trobotics Camp

Robotics Camp
  • June 19 - 22, 2017
  • Afternoons
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th - 8th
  • Capacity: 18 campers

The introductory level of our Trobotics Camp is for all 5 - 8th graders who are interested in learning about robotics. Campers will work together to build and program a clawbot. They will compete in a robot game and make modifications to their robots to maximize performance.

Students will be mentored by members of the Bishop Chatard Trobotics Team and BCHS science teachers. No previous robotics knowledge is necessary!

3D Camp
  • June 6 - 10: 3rd - 5th grade
  • June 13 - 17: 8th - 12th grade 2nd Year Pilot Camp **
  • June 20 - 24: 3rd - 5th grade
  • June 27 - July 1: 6th - 9th grade
  • 9AM - 3PM in Rm 201 & 203
  • Cost: $225.00
  • Capacity: 25/session
  • Bring your own lunch.
  • Location: Bishop Chatard H.S.
  • Drop off and pickup at Door 10 (back parking lot). Gather in the cafeteria.

These camps are officially run by, and conducted at BCHS. Register through their website

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