Summer Camps

2020 BCHS 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 and multiple camp discounts are available on many camps.

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Questions? Contact Maureen Malarney at summercamp@bishopchatard.org or 317-251-1451, Ext. 2267.

Parents who registered campers last year can sign in to their previous account at ACTIVE.com. New users will be prompted to create an account when completing their first camp registration.
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Service Camps (Full Day)

Junior Intencity (Entering Grades 1-4)
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; $115/session

June 8 – 11, 2020
June 15 – 18, 2020
June 22 – 25, 2020

Intencity (Entering Grades 5-8)*
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; $130/session

June 15 – 18: 5 & 6 Grade
June 22 – 25: 7 & 8 Grade
* Registration for Intencity Camp (grades 5 – 8) will open on Monday, March 16 at noon.

**To be added to the waiting list for any camps that are full, complete the online registration. There is no charge to be added. BCHS will contact you if a spot becomes available. Thank you.

Enrichment/Sports Camps (Half Day)

June 8 – 11, 2020

Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. to Noon

Creating with Clay Part I (6-8 Grade, 2-week session: $150)
Learn to Cook! Cooking I (4-8 Grade) Full
Boys Basketball & Baseball Combo* (3-8 Grade)
Boys Lacrosse (3-8 Grade)
Boys Volleyball (3-8 Grade)
*1/2 basketball, 1/2 baseball each day, campers divided by grade: 3-6, 7-8

Afternoon Camps
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Plein Air Drawing and Painting (3-8 Grade)
Robotics “Trojan” Style: Introduction to Trobotics (5-8 Grade)
Girls Basketball (3-8 Grade)

June 15 – 18, 2020

Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. to Noon

Creating with Clay Part II (6-8 Grade)
Lights, Camera – Theatre! (5-8 Grade)
Kitchen Creations! Cooking II (4-8 Grade)
Advance your Robotics Skills (6-9 Grade)
Girls Volleyball (7-8 Grade)
Girls Soccer (3-8 Grade)
Boys Soccer (3-8 Grade)

Afternoon Camps
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Printmaking (3-8 Grade)
Improv Comedy (7-8 Grade)
Wrestling (3-8 Grade)
Girls Volleyball (3-6 Grade – ends at 2 p.m. $60)

June 22 – 25, 2020

Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Football (1-4 Grade: 8:30 – 10 a.m. $50)
Football (5-8 Grade: 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. $50)
Cheerleading (3-8 Grade)

Afternoon Camps
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Get Creative with Writing
Quilling: 3-D Designs with Paper (6-8 Grade)
Softball (3-8 Grade)


Camp Details

  • GRADE LEVEL: Grade levels listed are grades the student will be entering in the Fall 2020.
  • TIMES: Each camp will run four days, Monday – Thursday. Unless otherwise noted, morning camps are 9:00 a.m. – noon; afternoon camps are 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Intencity Service Camps are full day, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Please note there is no early or aftercare available.
  • COST: Unless otherwise noted, the first camp is $95. Our Multi-Camp Discount** provides $10 off each additional camp per camper. Your spot in the camp is not held until payment is received. Early Bird Discount of $10 per camp will be given to registrations completed through March 20.
    **Multi-camp discounts will be applied to the second and all subsequent camp registrations for a camper that are completed in one online registration session. The multi-camp discount cannot be carried over when starting a new session.
  • REFUND POLICY: Refunds for camp cancellations will be given through May 1.
  • LUNCH: Campers attending both the morning and afternoon sessions are invited to bring a sack lunch and dine in our school cafeteria in the 30-minute period between sessions, noon – 12:30 p.m. Supervision is provided.
  • Sports Camp Questions: Contact Anne Harless, 317-251-1451 ext. 2249, or aharless@bishopchatard.org
  • Enrichment Camp Questions: Contact Maureen Malarney at summercamp@bishopchatard.org

Registration and Payment

  • All registration and payment is made online via the registration link provided on this webpage.
  • Parents who registered campers last year can sign in to their previous account at ACTIVE.com. New users will be prompted to create an account when completing their first camp registration.
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2020 Camp Descriptions

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2020 JUNIOR INTENCITY Service Camp (Full Day)

For students entering Grades 1-4

  • June 8-11, 2020
  • June 15-18, 2020
  • June 22-25, 2020
  • 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $115/session
  • Camper is not registered until payment is made.
  • Campers should bring a sack lunch each day.

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

A limited number of field trip service experiences may be included.


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2020 INTENCITY Service Camp (Full Day)

  • June 8-11: For students entering grades 5 & 6 (Fall 2020)
  • June 15-18: For students entering grades 7 & 8 (Fall 2020)
  • June 22-25: For students entering grades 7 & 8 (Fall 2020)
  • 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $130/session
  • Camper is not registered until payment is made.
  • Campers should bring a sack lunch each day.

IntenCity Summer Service Camp is a day-camp opportunity for students entering 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.

Bishop Chatard’s Intencity Camp is intended for 5th through 8th grade students who are interested in attending BCHS. The service projects campers participate in will provide an introduction to school’s service program/requirements.

Registration for Intencity Camp (grades 5 – 8) will open at a later date. More information will be made available soon.



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Sports Camps

  • Various dates in June
  • Grade Level in the Fall 2020: 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.


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Printmaking Camp

  • June 15-18, 2020
  • Afternoons; 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 3rd – 8th

Campers will have a chance to work with a variety of printmaking methods including: relief prints, Lino cuts, foam incising, and monoprints. This camp is a great way to introduce the medium of printmaking to students. Campers will learn about contemporary and Modernist artists who have used printmaking as a medium.


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Plein Air Drawing and Painting Camp

  • June 8 – 11, 2020
  • Afternoons, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 3rd – 8th

Campers will get to be French impressionists as they draw and paint directly from nature. Campers will use both sketchbooks and paper to create lovely landscapes from direct observation of nature. This camp gives children a taste of working like a real landscape artist!


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Quilling: 3-D Designs with Paper Camp

  • June 22-25, 2020
  • Afternoons, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 6th – 8th

Paper Quilling is fun and easy to learn. Paper quilling is the art of taking thin strips of colored paper, rolling them into a coil, pinching them to form a shape and then gluing the shapes together to create paper designs and objects.


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Creating with Clay Camp

  • Part I: June 8-11; Part II: June 15-18, 2020
  • Mornings; 9 a.m. – Noon
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 6th – 8th
  • $150 for the 2 week session

This hands-on ceramics camp lets middle school students experience the diverse artistic opportunities that working with clay presents. During this unique two week session, campers will create unique pieces such as luminaries, necklace pendants and miniature sculptures, taking each piece from the design, sculpting and hand building stage to firing and glazing.
Please note: This camp runs 9 a.m. to noon for two weeks, Monday through Thursday, to allow time to complete the creative process required in Ceramics. Camp cost is $150 and is eligible for the early bird and multiple-camp discount.


Creative Writing Camp

Get Creative with Writing Camp

  • June 22-25, 2020
  • Afternoons; 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th – 8th

In Bishop Chatard’s Creative Writing 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. Each camper will leave camp with a fully written & illustrated book.


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Everyone Can Code Camp

  • June 24 – 27, 2019
  • Mornings; 9 a.m. – Noon
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th – 8th

Everyone Can Code is a summer camp designed to give student campers the power to learn and write code. Campers will create their own apps or games on iPads provided by BCHS. Don’t just use apps, CREATE THEM!
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Improv Comedy Camp

  • June 15 – 18, 2020
  • Afternoons; 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 7th – 8th

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 improvisation that allow for growth in the areas of listening, agreeing, creativity, and laughter. All campers will learn and participate in improv games designed to engage an audience and make them laugh. The camp will end with a showcase of new games and jokes.


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Robotics “Trojan” Style: Introduction to Trobotics Camp

  • June 8 – 11, 2020
  • Afternoons; 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th – 8th

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. This camp is designed for students who have no prior robotics experience.


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POP ART! Camp

  • June 10-13, 2019
  • Afternoons; 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th – 8th

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


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Advance your Robotics Skills Camp

  • June 15 – 18, 2020
  • Mornings, 9 a.m. – Noon
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 6th – 9th

This camp is designed for students entering 6th – 9th grade who have some experience with robotics, such as VexIQ, Lego Mindstorm, Science Olympiad, etc. Students will work on four different robot building skills, coding, movement systems, lifting systems and intake systems.

Students will be mentored by members of the Bishop Chatard Trobotics Team and BCHS science teachers.


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Lights, Camera - Theatre Camp

  • June 15 – 18, 2020
  • Mornings; 9 a.m. – Noon
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th – 8th

Theatre campers will work with high school and college thespians to hone acting skills and character development. Games and creative exercises designed to boost on-stage confidence and build performance skills will be part of this unique camp week. Campers will learn special effects and improvisation techniques that they can use in their grade school theatre productions.


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Learn to Cook! Cooking I Camp

  • June 8 – 11, 2020
  • Mornings, 9 a.m. – Noon
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th – 8th

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. They 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.


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Kitchen Creations! Cooking II Camp

  • June 15 – 18, 2020
  • Mornings, 9 a.m. – Noon
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th – 8th

Back to the kitchen! Whether you have been a former camper in Learn to Cook! Cooking Level I or you’re just a food nut who spends too much time in the kitchen and watching recipe videos on Instagram, Kitchen Creations! Cooking II is a chance to upgrade your kitchen skills even more. Campers will learn advanced kitchen skills and begin looking at food as a chance to experience other cultures.
Note: Cooking I is not required to sign up for this camp. 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.

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