Summer Camps

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.
Details about Bishop Chatard’s 2019 Summer Camp program will be posted in January.

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


Sport and Enrichment Camps

Enrichment Camps

  • Art of Harry Potter (4-8 Grade)
  • Camp IntenCity Service Camp (5-8 Grade)
  • Camp IntenCity Jr Service Camp (1-4 Grade)
  • Catholic Creative Crafts (4-8 Grade)
  • Cooking (4-8 Grade)
  • Creative Writing (4-8 Grade)
  • Everyone Can Code (5-8 Grade)
  • Improv Comedy (5-8 Grade)
  • Introduction to Trobotics (5-8 Grade)
  • POP ART! (4-8 Grade)
  • Robotics Skills (6-9 Grade)
  • Theatre (4-8 Grade)

Sport Camps

  • Baseball (3-8 Grade)
  • Boys Basketball (3-8 Grade)
  • Boys Lacrosse (3-8 Grade)
  • Boys Soccer (3-8 Grade)
  • Boys Volleyball (3-8 Grade)
  • Cheerleading (3-8 Grade)
  • Girls Basketball (3-8 Grade)
  • Girls Lacrosse (3-8 Grade)
  • Girls Soccer (3-8 Grade)
  • Girls Volleyball (3-8 Grade)
  • Football (3-8 Grade)
  • Softball (3-8 Grade)

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.

June 11 – 14, 2018

Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. to Noon

Boys Volleyball (3-8 Grade)
Boys Lacrosse (3-8 Grade)
Baseball(3-8 Grade)
POP ART! (4-8 Grade)

Afternoon Camps
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball (3-8 Grade)
Introduction to Trobotics (5-8 Grade)
Catholic Creative Crafts (4-8 Grade)

June 18 – 21, 2018

Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. to Noon

Girls Volleyball (7-8 Grade)
Girls Soccer (3-8 Grade)
Theatre (4-8 Grade) – New
Art of Harry Potter (4-8 Grade)
Cooking (4-8 Grade) – Full

Afternoon Camps
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Girls Lacrosse (3-8 Grade)
Improv Comedy (5-8 Grade) Full
Robotics Skills (6-9 Grade)
Girls Volleyball (3-4 Grade – 12:30-2 p.m., $60)
Girls Volleyball (5-6 Grade – 2:15 – 4:15 p.m., $80)

June 25 – 28, 2018
Morning Camps
9:00 a.m. to Noon

Football (3-8 Grade)
Boys Soccer (3-8 Grade)
Cheerleading (3-8 Grade)
Everyone Can Code (5-8 Grade)
Creative Writing (4-8 Grade)

Afternoon Camps
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball (3-8 Grade)
Softball (3-8 Grade)

Sports/Enrichment Camp Details

  • GRADE LEVEL: Grade levels listed above are grades the student will be entering in the Fall 2018.
  • TIMES: Unless otherwise noted, each camp will run four days, Monday – Thursday. Morning camps run 9:00 a.m.- noon. Afternoon camps run 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. See exceptions as noted above.
  • COST: The first camp is $95, and each additional camp in your family is $85. If registration is made through 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. (Camp Intencity and Jr. Broadway have separate pricing and are not included in the multi-camp or early bird discount.)
  • LOGISTICS: Morning checkin is 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.; afternoon checkin is noon – 12:30 p.m. Morning campers should be picked up at noon; afternoon campers at 3:30 p.m.
  • LUNCH: Lunch runs from noon – 12:30 p.m. All campers staying for lunch need to bring a sack lunch.
  • Sports Camp Questions: Contact Karen Rulong, 317-251-1451 ext. 2249, or krulong@bishopchatard.org
  • Enrichment Camp Questions: Contact Meredith Fredrickson at summercamp@bishopchatard.org

Registration and Payment

  • All registration and payment can be made online.
  • If you are not able to pay online, contact us to arrange registration.
REGISTER HERE

SUMMER CAMP DESCRIPTIONS


Camp Intencity Campers

Junior INTENCITY Service Camp (Full Day)

  • June 11-14 Full
  • June 18-21 Full
  • June 25-28 Full
  • 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $115/camper
  • No early bird or multiple camp discount
  • Camper is not registered until payment is made. No refunds after May 1.
  • All campers need to bring their own lunch

For students entering Grades 1-4
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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INTENCITY Service Camp (Full Day)

  • June 11 – 14: For students entering grades 5 & 6 (Fall 2018) Full
  • June 18 – 21: For students entering grades 6, 7, 8 (Fall 2018) – Full
  • June 25 – 28: For students entering grades 7 & 8 (Fall 2018) – Full
  • 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $115/camper
  • No early bird or multiple camp discount
  • Camper is not registered until payment is made. No refunds after May 1.
  • All campers need to bring their own lunch

For students entering Grades 5-8 (Fall 2018)
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. Register early; these camps fill up quickly! Note: Sessions are organized by grade level. Please double check when you register that you are signing up for the correct camp for your child’s grade level.


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Sports Camps

  • Various dates in June
  • Grade Level in the Fall 2018: 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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POP ART! Camp

  • June 11-14, 2018
  • Mornings
  • 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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Catholic Creative Crafts

  • June 11 – 14, 2018
  • Afternoons
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th – 8th

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 students who likes being creative and working with their hands. This camp is taught by professional artist Katie Sahm.


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Introduction to Trobotics Camp

  • June 11 – 14, 2018
  • Afternoons
  • 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 previous robotics experience.


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Cooking Camp

  • June 18 – 21, 2018 – Full
  • Mornings
  • 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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Theatre Camp

  • June 18 – 21, 2018
  • Mornings
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th – 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 improv techniques that they can use in their grade school theatre productions.


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Art of Harry Potter Camp

  • June 18-21, 2018
  • Mornings
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 4th – 8th

Do you love Harry Potter books? Do you love creating art projects? The Harry Potter Art Camp is just for you! Combining literacy and art, this camp is a cool way to visually create themes and characters from Harry Potter. This camp will mix both 3D and 2D art to make the Harry Potter series come alive! Campers will sculpt in plaster and clay as well as create prints, paintings and drawings.


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Robotics Skills Camp

  • June 18 – 21, 2018
  • Afternoons
  • 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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Improv Comedy Camp

  • June 18 – 21, 2018 Full
  • Afternoons
  • Grade Level in the Fall: 5th – 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 improv 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.


Creative Writing Camp

Creative Writing Camp

  • June 25-28, 2018
  • Mornings
  • 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.


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Everyone Can Code Camp

  • Coding Camp
  • June 25 – 28, 2018
  • Mornings
  • 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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