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Summer Camps 2019

Summer is exciting at MND! Mount Notre Dame offers an excellent summer program - something for everyone! Whether your child is a budding actress/actor or dancer, wants to get a leg up on preparing for the High School Placement Test, or wants to develop her athletic skills, MND has a camp! Theatre Camp, Theatre Prep, Programming Camp and UpCycled Art Camp are opportunities open to boys as well as girls.

Learn more about MND! At each camp there will be an opportunity for girls and parents to learn about all that a Mount Notre Dame education has to offer. For an individual campus tour and/or meeting, please contract Donna Groene, Director of Admissions, at 513.821.3044 ext 164 or dgroene@mndhs.org.

Mount Notre Dame reserves the right to limit camp size and to cancel camps as deemed appropriate.

If MND must cancel a camp, registrants will be notified and will receive a refund. In all other cases, registrations are final and no refunds will be given. See the camp descriptions below for details.

STEP 1

EXPLORE - Check out our great selection of Sports Camps and Special Interest Camps listed below (please scroll down). Most camps will fill early, so don't delay.

STEP 2

REGISTER - Click links below to register for Camps and Special Interest Camps (you must register for these camps separately). You will pay online using our secure server. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. You will receive a confirmation email.



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Sports Camps

Basketball Camp (Gr. 4 - 8)

June 26 - 27, 2019


Cost: $50 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame Gym


Camp 01
: Grades 4-6 | == FULL ==
Camp 02
: Grades 7-8 | 1 - 4 PM

Description
Mount Notre Dame Basketball camps are run by MND’s Head Varsity Coach, Scott Rogers. Dr. Rogers’ MND teams are consecutive sectional champions and 2017 State Champions. He has taken MND to the Division I State Championship four years and won three of the last four. Basic skills such as shooting, passing, ball handling, footwork and defense will be covered on a daily basis.Team defense and offense will also be taught at camp. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt.Registration needs to be completed by June 14th in order guarantee the camper’s shirt size.

Limit of 50 girls per session.

Contact
Dr. Scott Rogers, Head Varsity Coach
sdrogers14@yahoo.com

Basketball Camp (Elite | Gr. 7 - 8)

June 28, 2019


Cost:
$50 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame Gym

Camp 03: Grades 7-8 | 9 AM - 1 PM

Description

Mt. Notre Dame Varsity Basketball Coach, Scott Rogers will run the Elite Basketball Camp. The camp is for the skilled basketball player. This will be a complete camp that will focus on conditioning, shooting, ball handling and all aspects of the game. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. Registration needs to be completed by June 14th in order guarantee the camper’s shirt size.

Limit of 50 girls for this session.

Contact
Dr. Scott Rogers, Head Varsity Coach
sdrogers14@yahoo.com

Basketball Camp (Incoming MND Freshmen)

May 22- 23, 2019

Cost: $25 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame Gym

Camp 04: Incoming Freshmen | == CLOSED ==

Description
The Incoming Freshmen Basketball Camp is training designed for incoming freshmen (Class of 2023) who are interested in playing basketball in high school. Mount Notre Dame Varsity Basketball Coach Scott Rogers and Freshman Basketball Coach Grayson FitzHugh will run the camp. They will be teaching skills, techniques and strategies needed to be successful at the high school level. Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt.

Contact
Coach Grayson FitzHugh, MND Basketball
cfitz2026@aol.com

Volleyball Camp (Incoming MND Freshmen)

July 22 - 24, 2019

Cost: $90 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame Gym

Camp 05: Incoming Freshmen | 2 - 5 PM

Description
MND will have a volleyball camp for incoming freshmen. Head Volleyball Coach Chris Lovett and Head Freshman Coach Tom Broe will run this camp. It is designed for the athlete who is trying out for a high school volleyball team. The player does not have to be coming to MND to attend the camp. This camp will focus on the fundamental skills of volleyball. It will also prepare the athlete for the upcoming high school tryouts. It is geared toward the serious volleyball player. We will be working the athletes hard and they will be participating in high school drills. It is a great experience to have before tryouts. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt.

Athletes should bring a water bottle and knee pads.

Contacts

Chris Lovett - Head Varsity Coach
lovettcw7@gmail.com
Coach Tom Broe - Head Freshman Coach
broet@gmail.com

Volleyball Camps (Gr. 3 - 8)

Various dates and prices - see below

Location: Mount Notre Dame Gym

Camp 06: Grades 3-4 | June 17 - 19, 2019 | == FULL ==
Camp 07: Grades 5-6* | July 15 - 18, 2019 | == FULL ==
Camp 08: Grades 7-8* | July 15 - 18, 2019 | 6 - 9 PM | $95 per camper

Description

MND volleyball coaches will run the volleyball camps. The camps will teach fundamental skills of volleyball, including passing, setting, serving, defense, blocking and attacking. Team offense and defense, including 4-2, 5-1, and 6-2 offenses and perimeter and setter-up defenses will be taught. The camps also include fun activities such as Bad Hair Day, Mismatch Day, Spirit Day and Team Competition Day. Awards are given out for the camp all-star and the camp’s best attitude. There are also passing and serving competitions on a daily basis. Each player will receive a camp T-shirt.

No refunds for cancellations. Maximum of 50 participants. Athletes should bring a water bottle and knee pads.

*Please note that 5th-6th and 7th-8th grade camps will run Monday through Thursday.

Contacts
Chris Lovett - Head Varsity Coach
lovettcw7@gmail.com
Coach Tom Broe - Head Freshman Coach
broet@gmail.com

Lacrosse Camp (Gr. 4 - 9)

June 4 - 6, 2019

Cost: $50 per camper
Location: MND's Dorothy Stang Memorial Field


Camp 09:
Grades 4-9 | 6 - 8 PM

Description
This camp is for girls of all skill levels interested in lacrosse. MND coaches and student assistants will focus on the fundamentals and technical skills needed to progress to a competitive level. Skills include: catching, throwing, ground balls, shooting, footwork, and the mental game of lacrosse. Included in the camp are fun activities, awards, and competition every day, each camper will receive a camp T-shirt.

Contact
Coach Mark Vonderbrink, MND JV Lacrosse
markvon@fuse.net
513.200.0139

Soccer Camp (Gr. 3 - 8)

June 10 - 14, 2019

Location: MND's Dorothy Stang Memorial Field

Camp 10: Grades 3-4 | 9 - 11 AM | $50 per camper
Camp 11: Grades 5-8 | 9 AM - Noon | $95 per camper

Description
Players will increase technical skills through fun, small sided games and will increase their soccer knowledge through game play. Athletes should wear cleats and shin guards and bring a pumped soccer ball and water bottle.

Contact
Kellie Siler, MND Varsity Assistant Soccer Coach
ksiler@mndhs.org
513.348.2134



Special Interest Camps

Theatre Camp (Coed | Gr. 3 - 8)

Various dates - see below


Cost: $135 per camper
Location
: Mount Notre Dame Theater

Camp 21: Grades 3-5 | June 3-7, 2019 | == FULL ==
Camp 22: Grades 6-8 | June 10-14, 2019 | == FULL ==
Camp 23: Grades 6-8 | June 17-21, 2019 | 9 AM - 3 PM M-Th | Noon - 9 PM on Fri

Please note that the 6th - 8th Grade Camp is NOT a two-week camp. Due to popularity in past years, the same camp is being offered for two separate weeks.

Friday shows are at 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

Description
Have you ever wanted to sing, dance, or act? Here’s your opportunity! During this camp you will learn an entire show (with costumes and sets) and perform it for friends and family during two evening performances on Friday. Students will sing, dance, act, learn improv techniques and many other fun skills! Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. This year's productions are Disney's Annie Kids (Gr. 3-5) and Frozen Jr. (Gr. 6-8). If your child is looking for a way to get on stage, meet some new friends and sing their day away, then this is the camp for him/her. Each camp is limited to 55 campers per session.


MNDT Summer Kids Camp (Grades 3-5)



MNDT Summer Kids Camp (Grades 6-8)



Instructors

Kyle Imbronyev (Producer)
MND Theatre Director
kimbronyev@mndhs.org
821.3044 XSHOW

Joe Beiting
MND Artistic Theatre Director and Nativity Music Director

Dance Camp (Gr. K - 8)

July 22 - 26, 2019


Cost: $125 per camper
Location
: Mount Notre Dame Gym

Camp 24: Grades K-8 | 9 am - 2 pm

Description

Kindergarten to Grade 5: Fun themes and games will be incorporated into each day of the camp. Girls will learn dance technique and three routines in the styles of pom, hip hop, and jazz.

Grades 6-8: Dancers will be participating in our High School Dance Team Prep Camp. Dancers will work on technique and challenging routines in the styles of pom, jazz, and hip hop. Themes and other fun activities will be incorporated into each day of camp.

Camp will conclude with a combined performance for family members on Friday afternoon.

Contact

Lauren Hawkins, MND Varsity Dance Coach
lhawkins@mndhs.org

HSPT Prep Courses (8th Grade Girls Only)

Various dates - see below

Cost: $120 per camper
Girls entering 8th Grade Only
Location: Mount Notre Dame


Camp 25: July 22-25, 2019 | AM Session | == FULL ==
Camp 26: July 22-25, 2019 | Mid-Day Session | 11 AM-1 PM(M-W) & 9 AM- Noon (Th)
Camp 27: July 22-25, 2019 | PM Session | 1:30 PM- 3:30 PM (M-W) & 9 AM - Noon (Th)
Camp 28: July 29-Aug 1, 2019 | AM Session | 8:30 -10:30 AM (M-W) & 9 AM - Noon (Th)
Camp 29: July 29-Aug 1, 2019 | Mid-Day Session | 11 AM -1 PM (M-W) & 9 AM - Noon (Th)
Camp 30: July 29-Aug 1, 2019 | PM Session | 1:30-3:30 PM (M-W) & 9 AM - Noon (Th)

Note: All campers report at 9 am on the last day for the Practice Test and are invited to stay after for pizza lunch and fun raffle ending at approximately 1 PM.

Description
Two of MND's stellar faculty will teach 8th grade girls how to be more confident and prepared for the High School Placement Test (HSPT). During the four-day collaborative course, students will review the test design, learn general standardized test-taking strategies, and explore the test content in an interactive, energetic classroom environment. On the last day, students will take a full-length graded practice test. Students and parents will receive daily updates and an analysis of practice test results will be provided after the tests have been scored. Students must bring a smart phone or Wi-Fi enabled tablet or computer as we will use interactive web sites and tools. Fee includes textbook and MND spirit gear.

This camp includes a FREE Refresher Course on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9 – 11:30 AM (available to any student who completed an HSPT Prep Class at MND.)

Instructors
Paula Schute, Mathematics Teacher, Dept. Chairperson
pschute@mndhs.org
Ben Hunt, Social Studies Teacher, Assistant Principal for Academic Development
bhunt@mndhs.org

HSPT Prep Class - Saturdays, Fall '19 (Gr. 8 Girls Only)

Sept. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2019


Cost: $120 per camper
Girls entering 8th Grade Only
Location: Mount Notre Dame


Camp 31: Sept. 7, 14, 21, 2019 | 9 - 11 AM || Sept. 28, 2019 | 9 AM - Noon (Practice Test)

Description
Two of MND's stellar faculty will teach 8th grade girls how to be more confident and prepared for the High School Placement Test (HSPT). During the four-day collaborative course, students will review the test design, learn general standardized test-taking strategies, and explore the test content in an interactive, energetic classroom environment. On the last day, students will take a full-length graded practice test. Students and parents will receive daily updates and an analysis of practice test results will be provided after the tests have been scored. Students must bring a smart phone or Wi-Fi enabled tablet or computer as we will use interactive web sites and tools. Fee includes textbook and MND spirit gear.

This camp includes a FREE Refresher Course on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9 – 11:30 AM (available to any student who completed an HSPT Prep Class at MND.)

Instructors
Paula Schute, Mathematics Teacher, Dept. Chairperson
pschute@mndhs.org
Ben Hunt, Social Studies Teacher, Assistant Principal for Academic Development
bhunt@mndhs.org

HSPT Practice Test Only (8th Grade Girls Only)

Saturday, October 26, 2019


Cost: $30 per camper
Girls entering 8th Grade Only
Location: Mount Notre Dame

Camp 32: Saturday, Oct. 26 | 9 AM - Noon

Description
All of the HSPT strategy classes include a full-length practice test at the end of each session. However, students may benefit from an additional practice test opportunity. All 8th graders are welcome to take an additional HSPT practice test. This test will have the same format as the test given at the end of each session, but the questions will be different.This testing opportunity is an additional $30 and must be registered for separately. Students are not required to have taken a test preparation class in order to be eligible for this “test only” opportunity.

Instructors
Paula Schute, Mathematics Teacher, Dept. Chairperson
pschute@mndhs.org
Ben Hunt, Social Studies Teacher, Assistant Principal for Academic Development
bhunt@mndhs.org

Leadership Camp (MND Class of 2023 Only)

June 25 - 27, 2019


Cost: $150 per camper
Open only to registered incoming members of MND's class of 2023.
Location: Mount Notre Dame

Camp 33: Morning Session | == FULL ==
Camp 34: Afternoon Session | == FULL ==

Description
Ever wonder how to begin building an awesome high school experience full of the types of leadership roles that make memories and impress colleges? MND’s summer leadership camp can give you a blueprint to help navigate your way through the next four years. Have fun while meeting new classmates and current MND student leaders while investigating your own leadership style. Games and activities are designed to cover the following topics: communicating with confidence, dealing with conflict in a positive manner, an introduction to personal branding. Leadership camp will also introduce the class of 2023 to the many clubs, positions, and pathways to becoming a school leader at Mount Notre Dame.

Instructor
Camp Director Mr. Van is the instructor for both Global Perspectives and Advanced Placement Human Geography. Has been serving as a dynamic educator at Mount Notre Dame for the past 9 years, and has 14 years of classroom experience. His post-college career path also included positions with the AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and National Park Service.

Contact
Benn VanOudenallen, MND Social Studies Department
bvanoudenallen@mndhs.org

Theatre Prep Camp (Coed | Gr. 8 & 9)

June 25 - 27, 2019

Cost: $80 per participant
This camp is open to boys and girls entering grades 8 and 9.
Location: Mount Notre Dame Theatre

Camp 35: 1 - 3 PM

Description
MNDT Prep Camp will help your actress or actor become better acquainted with the proper techniques when going into the audition room. With an emphasis both in Monologues and Songs, the actor will feel more comfortable presenting themselves in an audition. Actresses/Actors will leave the camp with a better understanding and approach towards auditioning, as well as having a proper resume, 16 Bar Cut of a musical number, and a fully understood monologue. The most difficult part of being a performer is the audition; this camp will help make that an enjoyable experience.

Limit 15 participants.

Instructors

Kyle Imbronyev, MND Theatre Director
kimbronyev@mndhs.org

Elizabeth Venia, M.M., MND Music Teacher & Director of Music Liturgy
evenia@mndhs.org

"Oh the Places You'll Go" STEAM Camp (Coed | AGES 4 - 7)

July 8 - 12, 2019

Cost: $150 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame

Camp 36: Coed AGES 4 - 7 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Description

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up only if you try.” ~ Dr. Seuss

Young inventors will explore, invent, engineer and create culinary masterpieces through various math, science, and technological activities to show how far the imagination can go using the world of Dr. Seuss to guide them. Our young inventors will be encouraged to “think left and think right” by working individually as well as on a team to complete various challenges based on the Dr. Seuss book of the day. Throughout the week the young inventors will be treated to a healthy snack and will bring home a daily craft.

Contact
Mrs. Krista Brehm
MND Information Technology / Business Department Chairperson
SPIRIT & Student Activities Coordinator
kbrehm@mndhs.org

Clay & Printmaking Camp (Coed | Gr. 3 - 8)

June 10 - 13, 2019


Cost: $90 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame

Camp 37: Coed Grades 3 - 8 | 9 AM - Noon

Description
Campers will spend the first two days of camp working with clay and creating everything from flower pots to birdfeeders. The following two days will be devoted to exploring various printmaking techniques from monoprints to linoleum block prints. All supplies are provided.

Note: Clay pieces created during camp can be picked up at MND on Friday, June 14 (due to time needed for kiln firing).

Instructor
Denise Scharf
Teacher, Visual Arts Department

Programming Camp (Coed | Middle School Students)

August 5 - 9, 2019


Cost: $55 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame

Camp 38: Grades 6 - 8 | 10 AM - Noon

Description
Have you ever wanted to create a webpage on a computer you assembled yourself? This course is a fun, experience-based camp designed for the middle school student using the extremely popular Raspberry Pi 3 computer (included in the cost). No prior programming experience is required. Participants will spend the week completing activities intended to introduce them to modern software development. As software has evolved, the development of software has moved out of the specialized arena of computer science and into the hands of educated users. Example activities include programming with the graphical learning system, Scratch® and developing a simple website using WordPress® (or similar GPL website development tool). Students will be able to keep their Raspberry Pi 3 at the conclusion of the course. Be an educated user!

Maximum 16 students.

Contact
Dr. Matt Fletcher, MND Science Department
mfletcher@mndhs.org

Upcycled Art Camp (Coed | Gr. 5 - 12)

June 24 - 27, 2019


Cost: $120 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame

Camp 39: Grades 5 - 12 (Coed) | 9 AM - Noon

Description
Upcycled art is a great way to challenge kids to use their imaginations. The beauty of upcycled art is not just keeping things from going into the garbage—it’s the triumph felt when you come up with something truly unique using your own creativity; something that is beautiful enough to be treated like priceless art.

Many of the projects are Pinterest and Etsy inspired to include making rustic looking wall art/organization pieces from old pallets or re-purposing an old picture and frame into something that could be once again be displayed in a home. This year’s camp will feature four challenging projects, including one project in which a student may bring a unique object from home to be upcycled. In addition to learning to how to look at unused items from a different perspective, students will also learn how to use a few basic tools as they create their works of art. All materials, including many vintage items necessary for the projects, will be included in the price of the camp. The final value of the upcycled items once completed makes this camp a great value!

Minimum of 9 and maximum of 20 participants.

Contact
Ms. Stephanie Meyer, MND Social Studies Department
smeyer@mndhs.org

Show Choir Camp (Girls | Gr. 7 - 8)

July 8 - 11, 2019


Cost: $100 per camper
Location: Mount Notre Dame

Camp 40: Girls Grades 7 - 8 | 9 AM - Noon

Description
This camp is a fun introduction to Show Choir. Students will put together a short show, singing and dancing, to present to guests on Thursday. MND Show choir members will help teach choreography and vocal parts. Each camper will receive a t-shirt.

Contact
Ms. Elizabeth Venia
MND Music Teacher and Director of Music Liturgy
evenia@mndhs.org

Getting The Edge (MND Class of 2023 only)

August 12-13, 2019


Cost: $89 per participant
Open only to registered incoming members of MND's class of 2023. Sessions limited to 25 students.
Location: Mount Notre Dame


Camp 41: August 12 Morning AM Session | == FULL ==
Camp 42: August 12 Afternoon PM Session | 1 - 3:30 PM
Camp 43: August 13 Morning AM Session | 9:30 AM - Noon
Camp 44: August 13 Afternoon PM Session | 1 - 3:30 PM

Description
Curious, or even a bit nervous about the next big step as you transition to high school? ‘Getting the Edge’ is designed to share some awesome study skills and tips to MND’s incoming freshman class. Topics covered include: time management, note-taking, the ‘Pomodoro’ work method, and the Feynman technique for studying.

Instructor
Mr. VanOudenallen currently teaches both of our 9th grade social studies courses, Advanced Placement® Human Geography and Global Perspectives. Mr. Van has been at MND for 10 years, but started his career as Middle School teacher in Vermont and Massachusetts. He will draw from his experience to guide students so that they can make the jump from Middle School to MND as successful as possible.

Contact
Benn VanOudenallen, MND Social Studies Department
bvanoudenallen@mndhs.org

Summer Music Experience @ Moeller (Coed | Gr. 6 - 8)

June 10 - 14, 2019


For this camp, parents will register with Moeller High School at
https://moellersummercamps.com/

Email Paul Kindt (pkindt@moeller.org) for more information.

Time: 12:30 - 3 PM

Cost: $105 per camper
Open to boys and girls entering grades 6-8.
Location: Moeller High School

Description

This camp is open to boys and girls entering grades 6-8 who have at least one (1) year of band or private music lesson experience. Working side by side with members and staff of the Moeller/MND Band, students will prepare musical selections (both current and traditional) while learning tips, tricks, and techniques that will help them become better at their instruments. They’ll learn to work as a team, discover how to practice like professionals, get their hands on state of the art technology, and put on a great show for you on Friday afternoon. Woodwind, brass, string, piano, and percussion players are all welcome. Your child may enroll for both the Summer Music Experience and Color Guard Camp for a reduced price of $175.

Contact

Paul A. Kindt, '90
Director of Instrumental Music, Moeller High School
Moeller/MND Band Director
pkindt@moeller.org

Color Guard Camp @ Moeller (Coed | Gr. 4 - 8)

June 10 - 14, 2019

For this camp, parents will register with Moeller High School at
https://moellersummercamps.com/

Email Paul Kindt (pkindt@moeller.org) for more information.

Times: 9 - 11:30 AM

Cost: $105 per camper
Open to boys and girls entering grades 4-8.

Location: Moeller High School

Description

This camp is open to girls and boys entering grades 4-8. No experience is necessary. Students learn the basics of what it takes to be a member of the Moeller/MND Color Guard, which performs at halftime for thousands of fans each year, and the Moeller Winter Guard, which competes in the winter and spring. Dance, flag work, and body movement will be the main concentrations, though other equipment and techniques will be covered. Challenge yourself to do something fun, expressive, and DIFFERENT by spending a week with the Moeller/MND Color Guard. Your child may enroll for both the Summer Music Experience and Color Guard Camp for a reduced price of $175.

Contact

Paul A. Kindt
Director of Instrumental Music, Moeller High School
Moeller/MND Band Director
pkindt@mndhs.org