Summer Camps

Mercy McAuley is pleased to offer a variety of summer sports and enrichment camps in 2021! Registration for camps is now closed. Any questions may be directed to Patty Thelen at or 681-1800 x2270.

Sports Camps

Basketball Camp (June 7 - 10)
Cost: $75

  • Session 1 (Incoming 3rd - 6th Graders) - 2- 5 p.m.
  • Session 2 (Incoming 7th & 8th Graders) - 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join Mercy McAuley's basketball coaches and players in our air-conditioned gym for skills and training in dribbling, rebounding, offense, defense, free throws, shooting, ball handling and game experience. Please bring a water bottle!

Soccer Camp (June 21 - 24)
Cost: $65

  • Session 1: (Incoming 2nd - 6th Graders) - 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Session 2: (Incoming 7th - 9th Graders) 6 - 8 p.m. (Incoming 9th graders must be attending Mercy McAuley next year.)

Join Mercy McAuley's soccer coaches and players, who will provide technical training focused on dribbling, passing, shooting and more with basic individual and team tactics. Please bring your own water bottle, soccer ball, cleats and shin guards. The camp will take place on Mercy McAuley's soccer field in the back of the school.

Lacrosse Camp (July 12 - 15, 6 - 8 p.m.)
Cost: $65

For Incoming 5th - 9th Graders (Incoming 9th graders must be attending Mercy McAuley next year.)

Learn the fundamentals of lacrosse with Mercy McAuley's lacrosse coaches and players! The camp will introduce the game, the rules, and basic playing strategies. Individual instruction in passing, catching, cradling and other techniques will be provided. Please bring your own stick, a standard mouth guard, and your own water bottle. The camp will take place on Mercy McAuley's lacrosse field in the back of school. Players of all experience levels are welcome!

Volleyball Camp (July 19 - 22)
Cost: $75

  • Session 1: (Incoming 3rd - 5th Graders) - 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Session 2: (Incoming 6th - 9th Graders) - 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. (Incoming 9th graders must be attending Mercy McAuley next year.)

Join Mercy McAuley's volleyball coaches and players in our air-conditioned gym for individual instruction in serving, passing, ball control, setting, offense, defense, and game experience. Please bring your own water bottle.

Enrichment Camps

Babysitting Camp (June 14 & 15, 9 a.m. - Noon & June 16, 9 - 11 a.m.)
Cost: $75
For Girls & Boys age 11+

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. 

STEM Camp (July 6 - 9, 10 a.m. - Noon)
Cost: $75
For Incoming 6th - 8th Graders

Are you creative or would like to be? Do you like designing and doing experiments? Would you enjoy using technology in unique and different ways to learn? If so, STEM Camp is for you!  Each day you will explore and experience science, technology, engineering, and math applications through hands-on activities and mini-projects. You will work in teams and meet other students who share your interest in STEM, and leave with new friendships. The camp is led by Mercy McAuley science teacher, Mrs. Tracey McCall.

Musical Theater Camp: Disney's Moana, Jr! (July 12 - 16, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Show Day is July 17 at 7 p.m.!
Cost: $150
For Incoming 6th - 8th Grade Girls and Boys

Join Mercy McAuley Theater Director Ms. Kathryn Geckle for a week long musical theater camp. Participants will be mentored by Mercy McAuley Theater students as they prepare for a full production of Disney's Moana, 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!  

Service Camp (July 19 - 22, 10 a.m. - Noon)
Cost: $50
For Incoming 6th - 8th Graders

Service is one of the hallmarks of a Sisters of Mercy education. Join theology teacher Mr. Bob Bonnici in serving our community through several fun, hands-on activities on the Mercy McAuley campus, such as planting flowers at the McAuley convent, baking cookies for local police and firefighters, hosting lunches with games and crafts for local community organizations, painting a community mural, and more. Campers will have fun serving others and will see firsthand the positive impact they make on the community.

High School Placement Test (HSPT) Prep Camp (July 19 - 23)
Cost: $75
For Incoming 8th Grade Girls

  • Session 1: 10 a.m. - Noon
  • Session 2: 1 - 3 p.m.

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has announced that all Cincinnati Catholic High Schools will administer the High School Placement Test (HSPT) in November of 2021 for 8th grade students interested in applying to a Cincinnati Catholic High School. The HSPT is required to be considered for admission to any of the Cincinnati Catholic high schools. This year, the test will be given to 8th graders on Saturday, November 20, 2021. The HSPT Prep camp reviews academic content, teaches study skills, and helps ease anxiety toward the test. The camp will be led by Mercy McAuley Math Teacher Mrs. Sam Duncan. An optional one-time refresher course will be held in the fall (date TBD) for those who participate in the summer camp.