Summer Camps

Thanks to all who attended our Summer Sports and/or Enrichment camps in 2019!

Sports Camps

  • Basketball Camp: June 10 - 14
    Session I: Incoming 3rd - 6th Graders (9 a.m. - Noon)
    Session II: Incoming 7th & 8th Graders (1 - 4 p.m.)
    Cost: $75

    Mercy McAuley coaches and students will provide individual evaluation of skills and training in dribbling, rebounding, offense, defense, free throws, shooting, ball handling and game experience. All participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring your own water bottle. Camp will take place inside Mercy McAuley's air conditioned gym. Space is limited to 60 campers per session.
  • Soccer Camp: June 24 - 27 (*Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins welcome!)
    Session I: Incoming 2nd-6th Graders (4 - 6 p.m.)
    Session II: Incoming 7th-9th Graders (6 - 8 p.m.)
    Cost: $65

    Mercy McAuley coaches and students will provide technical training focused on dribbling, passing, shooting, and more with basic individual and team tactics worked in. Please bring your own soccer ball, cleats, shin guards, and plenty of water. In case of rain delays or cancellations, please provide a good phone number on the registration form below where you can be reached. All participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Camp will be held on the soccer field behind the school.
  • Lacrosse Camp: July 15 - 18 (6 - 8 p.m.)
    For Incoming 5th-9th Graders
    Cost: $65

    Join Mercy McAuley coaches and students for an instructional camp to teach the fundamentals of lacrosse. Players of all levels of experience are invited, and no experience is necessary. The camp will introduce the game, the rules and basic playing strategies. Individual instruction in passing, catching, cradling and other techniques will be given. Sticks, a standard mouth guard, and a water bottle are required. (A few sticks will be available for campers to borrow.) All participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Camp will be held on the field behind the school.
  • Volleyball Camp: July 22 - 25 **BOTH SESSIONS ARE FULL.
    Session I: Incoming 3rd-6th Graders (1 - 4 p.m.)
    Session II: Incoming 7th-9th Graders (5 - 8 p.m.)
    Cost: $75

    Join Mercy McAuley coaches and students for individual instruction in serving, passing, ball control, setting, offense, defense, and game experience. Bring your own water bottle. Camp will take place inside the air conditioned gym. Space is limited to 60 campers per session. All participants will receive a camp T-shirt.

Enrichment Camps

  • Babysitting Camp: June 11 & 12 (9 a.m. - Noon) & June 13 (9 - 11 a.m.) **THIS CAMP IS FULL
    For Girls & Boys age 11+
    Cost: $75

    Campers will participate in the Red Cross Babysitting Course and will become certified after learning babysitting, first aid and CPR skills. Campers must be present all three days to receive certification. The camp is led by Mercy McAuley's health and physical education teacher, Ms. Velma Lehmann. All participants will receive a camp T-shirt.
  • Musical Theater Camp: June 24 - 28 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) & June 29 (SHOW DAY! Show will begin at 7 p.m.)
    For Incoming 6th-8th grade Girls & Boys
    Cost: $150

    Join Ms. Katie Geckle, Mercy McAuley Theater Director, for a week-long musical theater camp. Participants will be mentored by Mercy McAuley theater students as they prepare for a full production of The Lion King, Jr., at week’s end. Stage presence, singing, acting, auditioning, character work, and choreography are just a few of the topics we will cover! Students should pack a lunch each day.  All participants will receive a camp T-shirt.   
  • Technical Theater Camp: June 24 - 28 (9 a.m. - Noon) & June 29 (SHOW DAY! Show will begin at 7 p.m.)
    For Incoming 6th-8th grade Girls & Boys
    Cost: $100

    Join Mr. Randy Kent, Mercy McAuley Technical Theater Instructor, for a week-long technical theater camp. Participants will be mentored by Mercy McAuley theater students as they prepare for a full production of The Lion King, Jr., at week’s end.  Learn skills such as building, painting, costuming, lighting and sound. All participants will receive a camp T-shirt.
  • Clay Camp: July 15 - 19 (9 a.m. - Noon)
    For Incoming 6th-9th grade Girls & Boys
    Cost: $80

    Clay Camp will be led by Mercy McAuley softball coach, Karen Wiesman, who is also an art teacher at St. James White Oak. Clay Camp is an opportunity to get your hands messy, learn about clay, and explore the world of art! In this week-long camp, you will be making a functioning tea pot using multiple hand-building techniques. End the week with a tea party!  All participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Space is limited to 30 participants.

  • HSPT Prep Camp: July 22 - 26 (10 a.m. - Noon) - THIS CAMP IS FULL.
    For Incoming 8th Grade Girls
    Cost: $75

    The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is required for admission to any of the Cincinnati-based Archdiocesan high schools. The test is given in November of a student's 8th grade year. Join Mercy McAuley science teacher, Mrs. Cindy Werner, in preparation for this test. The camp reviews academic content, teaches study skills, and helps ease anxiety toward the test. All participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Space is limited to 40 students.