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2014 Summer Camp  Summer Camp Parent Orientation Packet

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Six Weeks of Focused Fun, Enrichment, and Skill Development

for Boys and Girls

Session 1 June 2nd  – June 20th    

Session 2 June 23rd – July 11th

 

About the Camp…

The camp is a unique summer program for boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 12. The camp runs Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. with before-care starting at 7:30 a.m. and after-care lasting until 5:30 p.m. The program provides fun and excitement for its participants while offering skill development in a variety of athletic clinics as well as intellectual and/or life skill activities.

   

About Our Schedule…

There are four 75 minute clinics / activity blocks in the typical day:

  6 – 8 Year Olds:                                                         9 – 12 Year Olds:

7:30 – 8:45                  Before-care                            7:30 – 8:45                  Before-care

8:45 – 10:00                Period 1                                  8:45 – 10:00                Period 1

10:00 – 10:25              Nutrition Break                     10:00 – 11:15              Period 2

10:25 – 11:45              Period 2                                  11:15 – 11:45              Lunch

11:45 – 12:15              Lunch                                     11:45 – 12:15              Recess

12:15 – 1:30                Period 3                                  12:15 – 1:30                Period 3

1:30 – 2:45                  Period 4                                  1:30 – 2:45                  Period 4

2:45 – 5:30                  After-care                              2:45 – 5:30                  After-care

 

During the process of registering for the program, a camper must select which activity they want for a given Period.  Each clinic may only be chosen once. 

   

About our Clinics and Workshops…

Our camp is designed to offer participants an opportunity to enjoy activities of their choice while benefiting from technique and skill development.  All clinics are conducted by Holy Cross faculty members or other adult professionals with expertise in the clinic area.  Activities include:

 

Math Workshop

Through the use of games, puzzles, and hands-on activities, campers will be able to review, refresh, and expand their math skills.  Students explore basic skills such as measurement, fractions, money, estimation, patterns, and logic problems.

 

Reading Workshop

Through the use of games, activities, and discussions, campers will improve their skills in finding the main idea, making inferences, using context clues, reading comprehension, and getting facts.

 

Science Workshop

Through the use of games, activities, and experiments, campers will be able to explore new worlds of science.

 

Computer Skills Workshop

This workshop offers a variety of computer experiences valuable to all participants whether they are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced in computer skills.  Utilizing Dell PC’s, the goal of the Computer Workshop is to begin and / or continue a student’s education regarding the use of computer technology and the Internet as an educational tool.  Emphasis is placed on computer skills for students of all abilities.

 

Art Workshop

Draw, paint, sculpt, be creative and have a blast in the Art Workshop.  If you like to explore your imagination and create, this is the place for you.  A wide range of two and three-dimensional materials will be available for you to explore your creativity. 

 

Music

This clinic includes introduction into several musical instruments and chorus.  A music instructor will guide students into a high level of musical performance.      

 

Karate

The Karate Clinic is intended to promote good character in its participants.  Self-discipline, confidence and compassion are the focus for the instruction of this strong martial art.  Students learn Basic Self-Defense, Form and Sparring with minimal contact to ensure respect of the individual.  In addition, cross training is sometimes utilized in order to reinforce the movements vital to the practice of Karate.

 

Wrestling Clinic

This clinic focuses on the basic moves that are essential to developing a sound wrestling foundation.  In addition, various games will be conducted that enhance the skills needed to succeed in this ancient sport. 

   

Football Clinic

Interested in football and the conditioning to prepare to play the sport?  Come join members of the Tiger Football Coaching Staff.  Football skills such as passing, catching, blocking, and receiving are taught from the ground up.  Our staff also teaches the proper way to use conditioning and agility drills.  Don’t miss out on learning the skills and techniques necessary to increase your enjoyment of the game of football.

 

Basketball Clinic

Develop and improve your basketball skills in the Basketball Clinic.  Daily sessions will include instruction and practice on the fundamentals of the game as well as 3 on 3 and 5 on 5 games.  If you are serious about your game, then this is the clinic for you.

 

Baseball Clinic

Are you looking for some fun and excitement from the game of baseball?   Experience some the latest techniques and skills as members of the Holy Cross Baseball Staff take you through different phases of the game.  Learn to improve such skills as hitting, bunting, pitching, catching, infield play, outfield play, and base running.  Baseball has never been more rewarding as you learn and expand upon the skills of the game.

           

Soccer Clinic

Soccer requires skill, discipline, speed, stamina, and team effort.  But unlike football, basketball, and hockey, soccer does not require exceptional strength or height.  The Soccer Clinic focuses on skills development through individualized and team training.  The intention of this clinic is to help each boy and girl strive to reach his or her individual potential for the game.

 

Cheerleading/Dance Clinic

Boys and Girls will be allowed to learn basic cheerleading and dance fundamentals including: tumbling, pyramid building, etc.  Students will also perform cheerleading and dance routines.                                                                                                                              

Water Activities

                        Includes:  water slides, slip and slide, water balloon activities, etc.

  Lagniappe

 Assorted Activities    (Kickball, Cabbageball,  Capture the Flag, etc.)        

  Drama

Try your skill at acting and the performing arts.  Get training from drama teachers and let’s see you in action.

  No changes of schedule after Tuesday, May 27th for the first session.

No changes of schedule after Monday, June 16th for the second session.

 

***4 & 5 year old campers will have their own curriculum under the Early Childhood Program.***

 

About Lunch…

Campers have lunch together.  Campers may either buy or bring their own lunch.  A lunch menu will be provided at the parent orientation meeting in May.

 

 

About Field Trip Days…

We will be attending off sight field trips once a week (6-8year olds on Tuesday afternoons, 9-12 year olds on Thursday afternoons).  A schedule of field trips will be available at a later date.

 

We will be swimming at the UNO outdoor pool on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

   

About Services and Fees…

Non-Refundable Registration Fee - $50 

**Registration is $35 if received by May 1st**

**Campers will receive 2 T-shirts with Registration**

Additional T-Shirts - $10 per shirt

Tuition -  1 Child:   $420 per session or $165 per week

-          2 Children:   $395 per session or $155 per week (per child)

-          3 or more Children:   $370 per session or $145 per week (per child)

(Current or incoming Holy Cross School students get a 10% discount off of camp tuition.)

(There are no additional charges for before-care and after-care)

Late Fee - $5 per 10 minutes

No refunds after June 27th

Tuition for the first session is due Tuesday, May 27th

Tuition for the second session is due Monday, June 16th

 

About What to Wear…

Students ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR CAMP ISSUED T-SHIRTS, shorts, socks and tennis shoes.  Bring swimsuit and towel everyday if you are in the Water Activity.

 

For more information, call (504) 942-1884 or contact summercamp@holycrosstigers.com.

All checks should be made payable to Holy Cross School and sent to:

Eric Rebaudo
Holy Cross Summer Camp
5500 Paris Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122