Monday 6/13-Friday 6/17 Monday 6/20 - Friday 6/24 Monday 6/27 - Friday 7/1
8:30 - 10:30am

Summer Math Bridge (three weeks) *By invitation only for incoming ninth graders

8:30 - 10:30am Art of Public Speaking (three weeks)
8:30 - 10:30am Digital Photography (three weeks)
8:30 - 10:30am Ceramics (three weeks)
8:30 - 10:30am Drum Circle: Musicianship (three weeks)
8:30 - 10:30am History of Food Around the World (two weeks)  
8:30am - 12:45pm   Dance Intensive (one week) *For returning ND students
10:45am - 12:45pm Social Justice Through Art (two weeks) Dance Workshop (one week) *For middle school and incoming ninth grade students
10:45am - 12:45pm Drum Circle: Performance (three weeks)
10:45am - 12:45pm

Finish the Book: Algebra 1 (three weeks) *By invitation of ND math department only

10:45am - 12:45pm Drama Workshop (three weeks)
10:45am - 12:45pm Painting (three weeks)
10:45am - 12:45pm Creative Storytelling (three weeks)
10:45am - 12:45pm Graphic Design (three weeks)
10:45am - 12:45pm Strength & Agility Camp (one week) Strength & Agility Camp (one week) Strength & Agility Camp (one week)
10:45am - 12:45pm Academic Success: Literacy Skills (one week) Academic Success: Organizational Skills (one week) Academic Success: Study Skills (one week)
       
1:15 - 3:15pm STEAM camp: Robotics (one week) STEAM camp: Biotechnology (one week) STEAM camp: Video Production
1:15 - 3:15pm Design Your Own Business (one week) Design Your Own Craft Project (one week)  
1:15 - 3:15pm Sports Camp: Volleyball for Girls (one week) Sports Camp: Basketball for Girls (one week) Sports Camp: Soccer for Girls (one week)
1:15 - 3:15pm   Mixed Media Art (two weeks)
       
9:00 - 11:30am in person College Application Workshop (one week) *For ND rising seniors only    
12:30 - 3:00pm online College Application Workshop (one week) *For ND rising seniors only    

 

Academic Success: Literacy Skills

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This week-long course is great for people who feel they struggle with "reading comprehension" and those who just love the science of how their brain works.  Understand how we learn how to read and write and gain some practical strategies to improve your reading and writing skills as well as learning how you can support others.  This week together will support fun self-discovery in an encouraging environment and you will walk away with strategies for academic success!
 

Academic Success: Organizational Skills

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This week-long course is helpful for students with great ideas that would benefit from strategies to organize and get started.  Understand the science behind our brains to understand what will work best for your unique learning style - and then practice those strategies.  This week together will support fun self-discovery in an encouraging environment and you will walk away with organizing skills that best suit your needs!
 

Academic Success: Study Habits and Skills

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This week-long course is helpful for students who would benefit from different study strategies to support effective study habits.  This week together will support fun self-discovery in an encouraging environment!
 

Art of Public Speaking

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
8:30am - 10:30am
Public speaking is an art form and practical skill great for school and future careers.  Students will have the opportunity to develop and strengthen skills in preparing and presenting public oral presentations in a variety of situations.  Speaking clearly and comfortably in public is a valuable and often essential skill to possess.  Students will be introduced to the basics of writing and performing speeches gaining personal self-confidence and lessening anxiety when speaking in public.
 

Ceramics

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
8:30am - 10:30am
Try your hand at creating ceramic art. This class will introduce you to the nature of clay, taking you through the process from construction (pinch, coil and slab) to the final firing of your artwork.  You will also learn about the diversity of glazing techniques. On the final day of the class, students will showcase their work and may invite friends/family to view the finished products.
 

College Application Preparation (PM Session) - Notre Dame students only

One Week - Online via Zoom
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Ready to jump start your college application process? Spend the week with Mrs. Perkins and a host of guest speakers from colleges and universities. Topics include developing an application strategy, beginning the application process, writing a high school resume, crafting the personal statement/supplemental essays, the college application timeline, and refining your list of schools.
 

College Application Preparation (AM Session) - Notre Dame students only

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
9:00am - 11:30am
Ready to jump start your college application process? Spend the week with Mrs. Perkins and a host of guest speakers from colleges and universities. Topics include developing an application strategy, beginning the application process, writing a high school resume, crafting the personal statement/supplemental essays, the college application timeline, and refining your list of schools.
 

Creative Storytelling

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
Explore the origins and basis for storytelling as a way to tell your own story creatively.  This class will look at myths and folklore from around the world, as well as texts with oral origins.  Students will explore two basic questions in thought and in writing: How did we tell stories in the beginning and how might we tell our stories now?
 

Dance Intensive (for returning ND students)

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
8:30am - 12:45pm
This one-week intensive will be an opportunity to extend your experience of dance at Notre Dame. Our intensive will cover jazz, ballet and modern dance technique and will culminate in a performance to showcase your talent. As part of this intensive, you will also develop your own leadership and choreography skills.  This intensive is open to dancers of all levels who are returning students to Notre Dame (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors).
 

Dance Workshop (for incoming ninth graders and middle school students)

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This one week dance workshop will get you on your feet and teach you about all things dance.  Led by Ms. King and the Notre Dame dancers, this workshop will cover different dance techniques and give you the opportunity to choreograph. It will culminate in a performance to showcase your talent. This workshop is open to dancers of all levels, from beginning through advanced, who are incoming ninth graders or currently in middle school.
 

Design Your Own Business

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Learn about the basics of building your own business from alumna and business-owner, Ms. Alexandra Cunningham '12.  In this class, students will learn about basic business skills, the importance of understanding the economy and local market, and the key elements that will help you launch a business.
 

Design Your Own Crafts

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
This one week class will focus on easy ways to make art with everyday and non-traditional-art items.  No prior art experience is required - only a desire to explore the creative side of your mind and imagine the possibilities with items provided.  We can't wait to create with you!
 

Digital Photography

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
8:00am - 10:30am
Through hands-on learning and field trips to inspirational locations, you will learn all about photography - whether with a digital camera or smartphone - as well as composition and Photoshop techniques to help you get great prints out of your best shots.   All students must bring their own camera with a minimum of three megapixel quality.
 

Drama Workshop

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This hands-on and engaging course will practice a range of drama techniques and elements including improvisation, acting styles and methods. Students will learn to work as a team while building confidence and fundamental performance skills.
*All experience levels welcomed.
 

Drum Circle: A Performance Class on Rhythm

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
The Drum Circle offers an all-skills level approach to drumming. This performance class builds on the musicianship class offered earlier in the morning.  Students will learn to drum, build a sense of community by playing in a group, and discover a new appreciation for the music that already speaks to them. Instruments will include small percussion, congas, bongos, bass drums, snare drums, cajon, cymbals and drum set.
 

Drum Circle: Musicianship and Music Appreciation

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
8:30am - 10:30am
The Drum Circle offers an all-skills level approach to musicianship and music theory through the lens of a drummer. This class explores the fundamentals of rhythm, Latin rhythms, African drumming, and popular styles including blues, jazz, rock, hip-hop and beyond. Students will build an understanding of rhythm and how that translates to music from around the world. The class includes application of the rhythms learned with hands-on drumming practice. This musicianship class is an introduction to the performance class offered in the afternoon.
 

Finish the Book: Algebra 1 (by invitation of ND math department only)

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This class is designed for incoming Notre Dame students who have completed a year-long course in Algebra I, but did not pass a competency test for Notre Dame for the next level of math or want a refresh of Algebra 1 concepts to prepare for next year. We will review real numbers, solving equations and inequalities, polynomials, rational expressions, functions and quadratic equations. In addition, student-specific materials will be available to remediate individual areas of growth.  Students will take a competency test at the end of the course. Prerequisite: Completion of Algebra 1 or similar integrated math course 
 

Graphic Design

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
When you are reading your favorite magazine or perusing your latest favorite website, have you ever taken time to think about who came up with the design of those pages and how they created them? Graphic Design is an opportunity for students to learn first-hand about the creative process behind the production of such inspiring works. In this class you will learn the theories of graphic design as well as basic and advanced techniques as you design several real-world projects including promotional pieces, publications and digital-art.
 

History of Food Around the World

Two Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/24/2022
8:30am - 10:30am
Unravel your knowledge of global food and the history behind its origins. Learn the stories of your favorite dishes. How did they come to exist? What meaning do they have to you and different cultures/societies?  The study of foodways brings the diverse study of humanities right to your plate.  Immerse yourself in this hands-on (and tasty) learning experience! 
 

Mixed Media Art

Two Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
This program provides an introduction to mixed media art techniques with a focus on exploration, collaboration and critical thinking. Students will be introduced to a variety of media while studying the work of instrumentalist artists and participating in various small group challenges. Newfound skills and inspiration will aid in the design and construction of their own work throughout this two week class.
 

Painting

Three Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This program is an exploration of painting techniques with a focus on application, color theory and development of theme. Students will build upon their understanding of composition as they study the work of various artists throughout history and present-day and complete paintings using watercolor, acrylic and spray paint in our classroom studio. All necessary supplies will be provided.
 

Social Justice Through Art

Two Weeks - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/24/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
Coming soon.
 

Sports Camp: Basketball

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Basketball Camp is designed to provide the fundamental skills required to play competitive basketball.  Each day is filled with specific skills developed to culminate in competitive games and contests that will challenge the students to utilize the skills they have learned. Camp will focus on footwork, dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defense. Participants should wear appropriate athletic attire and bring a water bottle every day. Camp is at Notre Dame in Julie Billiart Hall. 
 

Sports Camp: Soccer for Girls

One Week - Del Monte Field
06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Soccer Camp is designed to provide the fundamental skills required to play competitive soccer.  Each day is filled with specific skills developed to culminate in competitive games and contests that will challenge the students to utilize the skills they have learned. Participants should wear appropriate athletic attire and bring a water bottle every day. Camp is at Del Monte Field; transportation to the field will be provided to students taking morning summer program classes on campus.  All families are responsible for student pick up at Del Monte at the conclusion of each day.
 

Sports Camp: Strength & Agility Week One

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This strength and agility camp will support athletes in developing agility and with injury prevention.  Agility training improves balance, control, and flexibility.  These basic drills develop core strength needed for all athletes.  Student athletes may join for one week or for all three weeks. 
 

Sports Camp: Strength & Agility Week Two

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This strength and agility camp will support athletes in developing agility and with injury prevention.  Agility training improves balance, control, and flexibility.  These basic drills develop core strength needed for all athletes.  Student athletes may join for one week or for all three weeks. 
 

Sports Camp: Strength & Agility Week Three

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:45am - 12:45pm
This strength and agility camp will support athletes in developing agility and with injury prevention.  Agility training improves balance, control, and flexibility.  These basic drills develop core strength needed for all athletes.  Student athletes may join for one week or for all three weeks. 
 

Sports Camp: Volleyball for Girls

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Volleyball Camp is designed to provide the fundamental skills required to play competitive volleyball.  Each day is filled with specific skills developed to culminate in competitive games and contests that will challenge the students to utilize the skills they have learned. Knee pads are required; participants should wear appropriate athletic attire and bring a water bottle every day. Camp is at Notre Dame in Julie Billiart Hall. 
 

STEAM Camp: Biotechnology

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Deepen your experience of science and technology in this unique, fun and hands-on camp.  Students will gain understanding and experience with basic concepts and tools in the field of biotechnology.  Lab activities include bacterial transformation and handling micropipettes.  All levels are welcome!
 

STEAM Camp: Video Production

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
In this one-week camp, students will take a hands-on approach to learning the video production process: storyboarding, scripting, filming, and editing.  Whether for a future as a social media influencer or for developing multimedia presentation skills, students will have fun in this camp that merges technical skill with creativity.
 

STEAM Camp: Robotics

One Week - Notre Dame Campus
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Deepen your experience of science and technology in this unique, fun and hands-on camp.  This week-long camp will introduce the student to the world of robotics and design.