2017 SUMMER CAMPS ARE NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!
Covington Catholic offers a wide variety of programs and camps for students of all ages -- from youth athletic teams to summer athletic, arts and computer camps to academic programs including STEM and a summer study skills workshop . Click the tabs below to see the full offerings in each category and to register online.
- Colonel Youth Football
- Summer Athletic Camps
- Summer Art, Robotics, Computer & STEM Camps
- Cross Country
- Future & Super Colonels
- Academic Programs, Math Camp & Study Skills Workshop
- 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament - JUNE 5, 6 , 7, 2017
Colonels Youth Football (CYF)
2017 CYF Sign Up's will continue until April 30th.
Online sign ups are available below.
The cost for 2017 is:
3/4 - $75.00
5/6 & 7/8 $125.00
We have to turn our rosters into the GCYL on May 8th so it is very important that everyone signs up during this period!
If you have any questions, contact Bob Morris @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL STILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE CYF AND GCYL RELEASE FORMS (SEE BELOW) AND TURN THEM INTO BOB MORRIS.
Boys whose families are members of any Catholic parish in the Diocese of Covington are eligible to play for Colonels Youth Football (whether attending a Catholic parish school or not).
CYF will have three teams for fall 2017:
- 7th / 8th Grade
- 5th / 6th Grade
- 3rd / 4th Grade
All grade levels will be playing in the Greater Catholic Youth League or the GCYL. The CYF and GCYL teach "Heads Up Football" for player safety and all Coaches are certified with USA Football.
All new players to the CYF for 2017 MUST register with the GCYL on their web site at www.GCYL.org
For information on CYF or signups, email Bob Morris, CYF President, at email@example.com.
GREATER CATHOLIC YOUTH LEAGUE (GCYL)
CYF plays Cincinnati parish schools that will become the GCL in high school football (Moeller, Elder, St. X, LaSalle, Roger Bacon, etc.).
Guiding Principles of the GCYL:
- Catholic based - Live it and exhibit it
- True non profit with complete transparency
- A league dedicated to young people who participate in it. An organization to provide structure and fairness to the schools who are affiliated.
- Committed to supporting and preserving parish programs of all sizes under one league entity city wide.
- A league governed by an elected board of officials who provide each parish an opportunity to offer suggestions to change for the betterment of the kids who play in it.
- Commitment to support parish booster organizations that presently do not have programs with an eye on creating parish based football opportunities for potential players.
- Recognition of existing established programs in good standing with their existing leagues - NO ONE will be excluded.
- GCYL is committed to providing an exceptional experience for our parish families.
These represent the standards set by the league for all 2,500 kids and families who participate in the GCYL.
Check out the fun we had at the CYF Night game against Beechwood. It was a great night to be a Colonel!
- ARCHERY CAMP - JUNE 13-15, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
- BASEBALL CAMP: JUNE 19 -21, 2017
- BASKETBALL CAMPS 2017: VARIOUS DATES
- FOOTBALL CAMP: JUNE 20-22, 2017
- SOCCER CAMP: JUNE 12-15, 2017
- TENNIS CAMP: JUNE 5-8, 2017
Boys and girls entering the 1st thru 8th grades
DATE: JUNE 19-21, 2017
Where: Covington Catholic Tom Berger Field
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Campers entering grades 1-4 in Fall 2017
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Campers entering grades 5-8 in Fall 2017
The goal of the camp is to teach the fundamental skills that all athletes need to play the game of baseball. Each camper will be carefully instructed in all facets of the game: throwing, fielding, hitting, pitching and base running. There will also be competitions in these areas.
Camp Staff: The Camp Director is Covington Catholic High School Assistant Baseball Coach Tom Eckerle and the camp staff will be made up of CCH staff assistants and former players.
Cost of Camp: $60 for 1 camper; $50 for each additional camper from the same family
What Do I Get?
Camp T-Shirt (if pre-registered)
Things to Bring Each Day:
All campers should bring a baseball hat, glove, baseball pants or sweat pants and a water bottle. Please put your name on all personal items. Bring baseball shoes and tennis shoes in case of rain.
All Camps will be held in the CCH Gym.
Focus of Camps: Teamwork, Fundamentals, Hard Work
Camp Staff: The camp staff will be led by Covington Catholic Head Basketball Coach Scott Ruthsatz who will be assisted by other members of the CovCath coaching staff. Current and former Colonel basketball players will join the staff as well as being guest speakers on the proper fundamentals of basketball.
- Camps led by past National High School Championship Asst. Coach
- Camp T-shirt & CCH basketball
- Participants should wear a t-shirt or jersey and athletic shorts
- Bring water bottle with name on it
Little Dribblers - June 12-15, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Entering Grades 2 - 4 in Fall 2017
This camp is designed to teach the fundamental skills of basketball as well as teach teamwork and good sportsmanship through various drills and games.
$85 for first camper, $65 for additional sibling
jUNIOR HIGH LEAGUE - JUNE 12-15, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Entering Grades 7 - 9 in Fall 2017
This league is designed to give 7th, 8th and incoming 9th graders the opportunity to play in a summer basketball league under the guidance of Covington Catholic coaches. This league is a great way to meet new players from other grade schools in the area. Each participant receives a reversible jersey.
$95/camper. No discounts.
SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND SHOOTING CAMP - JUNE 16-17, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 11:30 aM
Entering Grades 4 - 9 in Fall 2017
Participants receive a t-shirt.
$50 for first camper, $40 for additional sibling
ALL DAY CAMP - July 17-20, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Entering Grades 5 - 8 in Fall 2017
This camp is designed to teach the fundamentals skills of basketball. Morning session will consist of individual skill development and improvement. Afternoon session will consist of competition games, 3 on 3, 5 on 5 etc.
$140 for first camper, $115 for additional siblings in this same session. Lunch available for purchase for this camp.
GIRLS CAMP - JULY 24-26, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
This camp is designed to teach the fundamental skills of basketball including individual skill development and competition games. This camp is for females only!
$75 for first camper, $55 for additional sibling
IF YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR THE 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT, PLEASE SCROLL UP AND CLICK THE LAST TAB.
Dates: June 20-22, 2017
from 10:00 am. - 12:00 p.m. at CCH
for Grades 3rd through 8th (Fall 2017)
"This is a 3-day football camp dedicated to teaching and developing not only the necessary skills to perform on the football field but also the character and confidence needed to be a champion." - Coach Eddie Eviston, Head Varsity Coach
Camp Staff - CCH Varsity & Freshman Coaches, CYF Coaches, CCH Varsity Football Players
Cost is $75 1st camper ($10 total discount for 2 campers and $30 total discount for 3 campers - in immediate family)
- T-Shirt for each camper
- Drill Work
- Drill Challenges
- Guest Speaker
For boys and girls entering the 1st thru 8th grades in Fall 2017 - Register Below
DATE: JUNE 12-15, 2017 - 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Place: Covington Catholic Wooten Stadium Soccer Complex
7:50 – 8:00 a.m. – Arrival @ CCH Wooten Field
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Soccer warm-ups
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. – Demonstrations & fundamental soccer technique
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. – Tactical soccer instruction
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Camp Competitions
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. – “Wooten World Cup”
Come experience championship soccer with the 2015 State Championship Soccer Program! The camp will focus on the development of individual skills, team tactics and strategies in order to develop the player individually and become an important member of the team. All campers will be placed in age appropriate groups.
Cost of Camp: $120 for 1 camper; $105 for each additional camper from the same family
What Do I Get?
- 12 hours of quality soccer instruction & action
- *2 Camp T-Shirts
- *Camp Soccer Ball
A special keeper division will be available to focus on specialized skills and strategies of goal keeping.
All camp activities will be conducted at the CCH Wooten Stadium in the event of rain, camp will be held in the gym.
Campers are to bring cleats or flat shoes, shin guards and water bottle. Please put your child's name on all personal items.
*Must register by June 1st
The Tennis Camp is geared to boys in grades 5th-8th grades. Camp will be June 5th-8th, 2017, from 9 am - 12 noon each day. It will be led by the CCH Colonels' alum Ben Schreiber (Class of 1997) who played at the University of Illinois for four years. CCH Head Coach Mr. Al Hertsenberg and many of the high school players will also be involved.
- ART CAMP: July 10 - July 14, 2017
- ANIMATION CAMP: July 17 - July 20, 2017
- SUMMER BAND OPPORTUNITIES
- DIGITAL DESIGN CAMP: June 26 - 29, 2017
- THEATRE CAMP: July 17-21, 2017
- ROBOTICS CAMPS: July 10 - 14 & July 24 - 28, 2017 **DATES CHANGED**
- COMPUTER PROGRAMMING CAMP: June 5 - 9, 2017
EXPLORE ART! SUMMER CAMP - JUly 10 - JULY 14, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
The CCH Art Camp is open to boys and girls who enjoy art and want to improve their skills. It is taught by CCH art teacher Mr. Tim Haders and assisted by CCH art students. This week long camp will focus on the fundamentals of drawing and design. Students will use pencil, charcoal and paint. The week will begin with improving basic drawing skills by improving observations. By week's end, students will use improved skills to create bold Pop Art paintings.
Cost is $100 including supplies. No discounts apply. Space is limited.
Monday, July 17 - Thursday, July 20, 2017 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Held in the CCH Graphics/CAD lab
Boys and girls entering grades 6-10 in the Fall.
Do you like to draw CARTOONS? Do you love all things Pixar? Do you want to learn about stop-motion animation? And do you ever wonder how VIDEO GAME CHARACTERS are made? If you answered YES to most of these questions, well then, this camp is for YOU! It is open to boys and girls who are interested in the booming world of ANIMATION.
Learn how to create professionally...learn about classic animation techniques...learn about Disney, Pixar, Warner Bros and all the greats...learn how to draw characters, sculpt characters & then animate them...and try the same equipment that PIXAR and DISNEY animators use to create their characters! Can you have a career in animation? Absolutely...and it all starts here. It is taught by CCH Design and Technology teacher Mr. Craig Cleveland.
Cost is $99 and includes supplies and guaranteed fun.
Hurry! Spots fill up FAST and are limited!
2017 LEARN A BAND INSTRUMENT (FREE)
This is the perfect opportunity for any student who has ever had a desire to learn to play an instrument.
It’s an awesome endeavor to learn a wind instrument and play with the CCH/NDA Band!
Students learning a second instrument are also welcome to attend. We have a number of school instruments for students to learn to play on in this SUMMER LEARNING BAND.
Who: Grades 7-12
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. JUNE 1st - JULY 20th
Where: The Band Room at School
CCH/NDA SUMMER BAND REHEARSALS
The CCH/NDA Band will be rehearsing in the evenings on random dates this summer.
The first rehearsal is scheduled the evening of June 19th.
We are looking forward to welcoming the upcoming freshmen musicians to the CCH/NDA Band!
BAND CAMP for half time show 2017
The CCH/NDA Band will hold our annual Band Camp for the Half Time Show the first week of August at School. All are Welcome!
PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS
NDA/CCH band director, Mr. Greg Cerimele, is also available to teach private guitar or band instrument lessons on Tuesdays OR Thursdays at School this Summer
For further information email Mr. Greg Cerimele at firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Design Camp
Monday, June 26 - Thursday, June 29, 2017 (9:00 am - 11:30 am)
Held in the CCH Graphics/CAD lab
Boys and girls entering grades 6-10 in the Fall
The CCH Digital Design Camp is open to boys and girls who want to explore the modern world of digital design in this fun-filled 4 days at the CCH technology lab! Try the same equipment that PIXAR and DISNEY animators use! It is taught by CCH Design and Technology teacher Mr. Craig Cleveland.
Programs we will focus on include Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Mudbox and Google SketchUp, Additional programs briefly covered include Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Prezi and new creative apps (such as Sketchbook Pro) & much, much more!!
Topics include: Graphic Design, Illustration & Web Design.
Cost is just $99 for 10 hours of instruction, unlimited fun, and includes supplies, and use of the latest & greatest software available.
Hurry! Spots fill up FAST and are limited!
We are planning an exciting week working on a showcase of musical theater songs! During the week, students will rehearse songs, dances and scenes from a couple different musicals. We will also play improv games, construct props, and make new friends throughout the week. And all this ends with an exciting performance on Friday evening. We hope to see you there!
For students in grades 2-8 in Fall 2017
Dates: July 17 - 21
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (M-F)
Where: NDA Theater
Cost: $120.00 (includes T-shirt)
Our public Showcase performance will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 21. Free to the public!
Robotics Summer Camps 2017 - July 10 - 14 & July 24 - 28. There will be an Intro Camp for 3rd and 4th graders and Intro and Advanced Camps for 5th through 8th Graders.
Join us for a high tech robotics camp! Taught by two licensed STEM teachers:
- Joshua Haney - PLTW Middle School Master Teacher
- Bob Lind - CCHS STEM Director and PLTW Middle School Teacher and PLTW High School Master Teacher
Intro Camp: No prior robotics experience is necessary. We’ll design, build, and program a clawbot!
We’ll learn how to use VEX components, digital and analog sensors, and program with RobotC software.
Get ready for a competition! On Friday, students will compete in an arena style two-on-two competition! Family and friends are welcome to attend the Friday competition.
Program is open to boys and girls in grades 3 - 8!
3rd - 4th Grade intro Camp - JUly 10 - 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5th - 8th Grade intro Camp - July 10 - 14, 2017 8:30 aM - 11:30 AM
- July 24 - 28, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Advanced Camp: For students who took the Intro Camp and are looking to advance there mechanical knowledge.
Students will construct a 6-bar lift and compete in a friendly competition on Friday! Like the Intro Camp, students will compete in an arena style two-on-two event! Family and friends are welcome to attend the Friday competition.
Program is open to boys and girls in grades 5 - 8!
5th - 8th Grade Advanced Camp - JUly 24 - 28, 2017 8:30 aM - 11:30 AM
Have you ever wanted to animate your own stories or write your own computer games? We will do this and other activities at the Covington Catholic Computer Programming Summer Camp.
This is a great way for students to learn computer programming fundamentals and experience immediate success.
The morning summer camp is the week of 6/5-6/9 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and will cover programming in Scratch for $99.00.
For more information, check out the flyer (click here).
Covington Catholic has sponsored a middle school cross country team for incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys in the past, but is currently seeking a coach for this program. Please contact CCH Cross Country Coach Tom Arnold at email@example.com if you are interested in coaching this team.
Interested 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade male students from other schools that would like to receive admission information should have their parent complete the online Admissions Inquiry form or email/call the Admissions Office to receive your special mailings. Please note, that if you filled this form out last year or have contacted CCH by phone or visiting, that you will automatically receive future mailings through the end of your 8th grade year. You will also be invited to special "Future Colonel" events with fun & free stuff!
It's never too early to dream of being a Colonel! Little guys in the 1st thru 4th grades can sign up to be Super Colonels and will receive Colonel mail throughout the year!
- ALGEBRA I HONORS FOR 8TH GRADERS
- MATH SKILLS CAMP - JULY 31 - AUGUST 3, 2017
- STEM for 6th, 7th, & 8th GRADERS
- STUDY SKILLS WORKSHOP - JULY 10 - 13, 2017
Covington Catholic and Notre Dame Academy are working collaboratively with Blessed Sacrament, St. Agnes, St. Joseph-Crescent Springs, and St. Pius X elementary schools to offer high achieving 8th grade math students the opportunity to begin their high school math requirements while attending their grade school.
The Algebra I Honors high school program is designed to enable these students to enter their feeder high school with an Algebra I H credit. Each student will earn a dual credit from either CCH or NDA as well as the grade school they are attending.
Students will be recommended by their current grade school based on teacher recommendations and standardized test scores. Enrollment in the program is limited in order to ensure each student receives proper support.
Instructor: Mr. Charlie Parrot, Mathematics Department Chairman
Cost: $300 for the two-semester class
Students enrolled in the program will meet the following guidelines:
- Attend class on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday 7:30 a.m.-8:15 a.m..
- Follow the CCH calendar schedule, including inclement weather schedules.
- Put forth their best effort and complete all assignments to the best of their ability.
- Have a collaborative working relationship with their elementary school as well as their high school. Parents are asked to keep in contact with the instructor through the Edline program.
- Transportation of the student will be the responsibility of the student's parent or guardian. Parents from each school will typically form a carpool.
- Scientific Graphing Calculator (recommended TI-83 or TI-84)
- Straight edge ruler and graphing paper
- Notes taken in ink with graded assignments done in pencil
- Students should come to class everyday with an inquisitive nature and desire to learn
MATH SKILLS CAMP
For CovCath Incoming Freshmen (Class of 2021)
July 31 - August 3, 2017 9:00 - 11:30 AM
COST: $99 per camper - SUPPLIES PROVIDED.
Teachers: Mr. Ryan Lubbers (Department Chair) and Mrs. Julie Stengle
10 hours of in-depth math review of necessary math concepts for incoming CovCath Freshmen (Class of 2021). Increase your son’s math skill level and confidence with the following topics…
Foundations of Algebra – to include these concepts:
- Signed Numbers, Order of Operations
- Operations with Fractions
- Decimals and Percentages
- Number Lines
- Introduction to Variables
- Word Problems – Set-up and solution with simple variables
Your son should attend this camp IF there are frequent complaints about:
Fractions, Word Problems, Order of Operations, Graphs, Variables, Percentages
Your son should NOT attend this camp if he tested into honors math, loves math or in general, you feel that he is prepared for high school math.
STEM678 MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGINEERING PROGRAM
Covington Catholic High School is offering a multi-week engineering camp through Project Lead the Way's Gateway curriculum (www.pltw.org/our-programs/gateway). Gateway is a middle school engineering curriculum designed to expose students to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) related fields with a primary focus on engineering. The program will include two separate Gateway curriculum tracks - Design and 3-D Modeling (DM) and Automation and Robotics (AR). The program is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students - GIRLS and BOYS. The camps are lead by Cov Cath Technology Instructor Mr. Craig Cleveland and St. Pius Math Instructor, Mr. Jeff Slater.
For more information and the registration page, please visit the STEM Middle School Engineering page (www.covcath.org/STEM678).
STUDY SKILLS WORKSHOP
For CovCath Incoming Freshmen
July 10 - 13, 2017 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Cost: $95 Supplies provided.
The Study Skills Workshop offers incoming Covington Catholic freshmen an opportunity to get a “leg up” on their high school careers by learning practical strategies for achieving academic and personal success. Taught by CovCath faculty, the four-day workshop helps prepare students for the demands and expectations of high school, as well as for future tests like the ACT & SAT.
The workshop includes instruction on:
Attitudes for success
Time management and motivation
Critical reading skills and annotation
Registration deadline is Friday, June 16, 2017
Click here for registration form to mail or complete form below to register online.
2017 COVCATH 3 ON 3 TOURNAMENT
GRADES 4th & 5th (Fall 2017): MONDAY, JUNE 5th from 6 - 8 PM
GRADES 6th & 7th (Fall 2017): TUESDAY, JUNE 6th from 6 - 8 PM
GRADES 8th & 9th (Fall 2017): WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7th from 6 -8 PM
COST: $120 PER TEAM (3 or 4 Players per Team)
WHERE: CovCath's Gymnasium
- TEAM COACH should complete a Team Registration & Entry Fee Payment (one per team).
- INDIVIDUAL PLAYER'S PARENT must complete an Individual Player Registration prior to the tournament in order to participate
TEAM REGISTRATION & ENTRY FEE
Team Registration with $120 team registration fee should be completed by the team's COACH.
(ONLY ONE team registration form should be completed per team.)