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BCHS Summer Camps 2017

summer camps

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 aid are available.

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

CAMP WAITING LISTS

If a camp you are interested in (other than any IntenCity Camps) is full, email Meredith Fredrickson at summercamp@BishopChatard.org to be added to a waiting list. Include in your email your child's name, grade entering in the fall and the camp you are interested in attending. For IntenCity Camps only, use this waiting list form.



Online registration is now closed for Jr Broadway Camp. If you are interested in attending, please contact Meredith Fredrickson, summercamp@bishopchatard.org, and she will help you register. Thank you!

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
  • Audition Date is Thursday, May 11.
  • Camper is not registered until payment is made.
  • No early bird or multiple discounts available for this camp.

The BCHS Broadway Jr. Workshop & Production is a four-week intensive theatre experience open to any 5-8 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 apeterson@bishopchatard.org. Contact Meredith Fredrickson at summercamp@bishopchatard.org for financial aid details.


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Online registration is now closed for all CAMP INTENCITY sessions. There are spaces available in the Junior Intencity, June 26-29 session. If you are interested, please contact Meredith Fredrickson, summercamp@bishopchatard.org, and she will help you register for these. Thank you!

Intencity Camp

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

  • June 12-15
  • June 19-22 Full
  • 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)

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.

Camp IntenCity camps fill up quickly. Register early for the best choice!
No early bird or multiple discounts for IntenCity or Junior IntenCity camps.

Questions or financial aid questions? Contact Meredith Fredrickson, at summercamp@bishopchatard.org

Add your name to our Camp IntenCity waiting list


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Sports and Enrichment Camp Schedule 2017

REGISTER and PAY for SPORTS/ENRICHMENT

Online registration is now closed for all NON-SPORT camp sessions. There are spaces available in many camps, however. If you are interested, please contact Meredith Fredrickson, summercamp@bishopchatard.org, and she will help you register for these. SPORT CAMP ONLINE REGISTRATION REMAINS OPEN, and can be made via the button above.

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.

COST: Cost for the first sports/enrichment camp is $90. Each additional camp in your family is $80. Registration before April 30 receives an early bird discount of $10/camp. Note: Girls volleyball camp grades 3 & 4 is $50 (no early discount). Camp IntenCity, Math Institute and Jr. Broadway are not included in these prices and the multi-camp discount.

Date Morning Location* Afternoon Location*
June 7-9 Girls Adv. Skills Basketball
  (7-8 Grade)
Var Gym: 10:00-11:30am
Click here for separate pricing and registration form
June 12-15 Girls Basketball
  (3-8 Grade)
Var/Aux Gyms Girls Volleyball
  (7-8 Grade)
Var/Aux Gyms
Boys Lacrosse
   (3-8 Grade)
Stadium Catholic Creative Crafts
(5-9 Grade)
Baseball
   (3-8 Grade)
Baseball Field DIY Summer Backyard Party
   (1-5 Grade)
Cooking  Full
   (4-8 Grade)
Intro. Trobotics  Full
   (5-8 Grade)
POP ART!
   (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)
Stadium
Boys Volleyball
  (3-8 Grade)
Auxiliary Gym Wrestling
  (3-8 Grade)
Canceled
Eat Your Artwork
   (1-5 Grade)
Creative Writing
  (4-8 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 Safari
   (1-5 Grade)
Cheerleading
  (3-8 Grade)
Varsity Gym    
Kids Culinary Challenge  Full
   (5-9 Grade)
     
July 10 - 13 Softball Skills Camp New (3-8 Grade) - 3:30-5:30pm
Checkin at the BCHS softball field
View information, SEPARATE pricing and registration form here
Marian University/BCHS Wrestling Camps
A series of Sundays, July 30-Aug. 20 View our wrestling page for details
8th Grade Summer Math Institute
July 17 - 21 Confidence Booster Session
Monday-Friday; 10:30am - 12:30pm
Challenge Level
Monday-Friday; 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Details and Math Institute Registration
Camps at BCHS organized by 1st Maker Space
June 19-23 3-D Printing
  (5-8 Grade) - M-F - All-Day - Special Pricing
Design, Make & Tinker Camp
  (1-4 Grade) - M-F - All-Day - Special Pricing

The Details

For 1st Maker Space Camp details, see the very bottom of this page

  • 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 as noted 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). Girls Adv. Skills Basketball, Camp Intencity, Jr. Broadway and Math Institute have separate pricing and 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: Financial aid can be arranged if needed. Contact Meredith Fredrickson at summercamp@bishopchatard.org for aid details.
  • Sports Camps Questions: Contact Paula Beals, 251-1451 ext. 2249, or pbeals@bishopchatard.org
  • Enrichment Camps Questions: Contact Meredith Fredrickson at summercamp@bishopchatard.org

Registration and Payment

  • All registration and payment can be made online.
  • Register for enrichment and/or sports camps on the same form.
  • If you are not able to pay online, contact us to arrange registration.

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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.

POP ART! Camp

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.

Cooking Camp

Cooking Camp
  • June 12 - 15, 2017
  • Mornings
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th - 8th
  • Capacity: 15 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! Note: Various types of foods will be used throughout this camp. If your camper has food allergies, please note this on your camp registration form and our camp director will contact you prior to camp.

DIY Summer Backyard Party Camp

Crafting Camp
  • June 12-15, 2017
  • Afternoons
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 1st - 5th
  • Capacity: 15 campers

Celebrate summer with a different theme daily. Create and play lawn games, test your green thumb, stand on the podium as a Summer Olympic medalist, camp out under the summer sky, attend a Luau and enjoy a picnic or ice cream social.

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

Catholic Creative Crafts

Catholic Creative Crafts camp
  • June 12 - 15, 2017
  • Afternoons
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th - 9th
  • Capacity: 15 campers

Catholic Creative Crafts is a week of projects that are fun, beautiful, and can be used for prayer or to decorate the home. We'll be making rosaries and Catholic jewelry, home decor using quotes from saints, string art using Catholic symbols from Art History, and an Encouraging Words Jar. This is for anyone who likes being creative and working with their hands. This camp is taught by professional artist Katie Sahm.

Introductory Trobotics Camp

Robotics Camp
  • June 12 - 15, 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!

Eat Your Artwork Camp

Tech Camp
  • June 19-22, 2017
  • Mornings
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 1st - 5th
  • Capacity: 15 campers

Who EATS their artwork? We do! Put your creative cap on as we will make edible art and learn much about art and food and their relationship. Note: Various types of foods will be used throughout this camp. If your camper has food allergies, please note this on your camp registration form and our camp director will contact you prior to camp.

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.

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.

Kids Culinary Challenge Camp

Knitting Camp
  • June 26 - 29, 2017
  • Mornings
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th - 9th
  • Capacity: 15 campers

We're on the hunt for the best rising chefs in the North Deanery, who also happen to be extraordinarily talented kids. In this competitive camp, you will be mentored and guided through cooking and baking challenges by camp directors and local chefs. The junior chef who makes the cut will win! Note: Various types of foods will be used throughout this camp. If your camper has food allergies, please note this on your camp registration form and our camp director will contact you prior to camp.

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.

Safari Camp

Tech Camp
  • June 26-29, 2017
  • Afternoons
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 1st - 5th
  • Capacity: 15 campers

Set up base camp, trek along a mighty jungle safari, 'travel' through the rain forest, desert and plains for a hands-on educational experience and learn about the amazing wonders of the animal kingdom via presentations by those who work hands-on with live animals. Create nature art and other projects.

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1st MAKER SPACE CAMPS

3-D Printing & Design Camp

3-D Camp
  • June 19-23, 2017, M-F
  • 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Grades 5-8 (fall 2017)
  • Cost: $199 (early bird price, before 4/30);
  • Capacity: 20
  • Location: Bishop Chatard H.S., check-in at rear entrance

Campers who are new to 3D printing or who have some experience can come for a week and build their skills designing and making their own original and custom designs. Campers will learn and work with the printer control software, basic 3D design, and technical printer troubleshooting. There will be camp projects as well as opportunities for campers to create their own personal project models.

This camp will be conducted by BCHS science teacher Gary Pritts, but is officially organized by 1stmakerspace.com.

Register online at 1st Maker Space

Design, Make & Tinker Camp

3-D Camp
  • June 19-23, 2017, M-F
  • 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Grades 1-4 (Fall 2017)
  • Cost: $199 (early bird price, before 4/30);
  • Capacity: 20
  • Location: Bishop Chatard H.S., check-in at rear entrance

Discover inspiring ways to imagine, design, invent, tinker and make through hands-on projects, interactive challenges and collaborative creations. This week-long camp fosters creativity, builds confidence, and sparks interest in science, technology, engineering, math and the arts. Every youth can be a maker - so let's start making! This camp will be conducted by 1stmakerspace.com.

Register online at 1st Maker Space

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