Welcome!  Scroll below for information about all of the Academic and Athletic Summer Camp program options at Rockhurst. 

Registration begins by clicking here!

The following camps are open to both male and female campers: Soccer, Basketball (Grade School Summer League), Future Scientists, HSPT Prep, Robotics, Science Stars, Study Skills, PSAT Prep, and all Summer Credit Courses.

Academic Camps

Athletic Camps

Contact Information

For all Athletic Summer Camps AND Future Scientists, Robotics, Science Enrichment, RHS Readiness Computer Skills, and Summer Music Camp, contact:
Matt Darby (mdarby@rockhursths.edu) or (816) 363-2036 ext. 527

For HSPT Prep, Study Skills, PSAT Prep, Magis Academy, and Summer Credit Courses, contact:
Chris Bosco (cbosco@rockhursths.edu) or (816) 363-2036 ext. 519


Summer Camps 2021 Dates & Pricing



Academic Summer Camps and Courses

List of 11 items.

  • Exeter Mathematics Institute (for math educators)

    This professional development program is for regional math instructors.  Please visit again for further information about dates for summer 2021.
  • Future Scientists

    For rising 6th - 8th Graders; boys and girls; $125 per session

    This camp is meant to introduce middle school students to the various types of science and have them experience each firsthand.  Students will experience exciting science demonstrations as well as learn how to ask important questions, leading to a deeper understanding.  Students will be able to complete their own experiments each day and learn how to collect data in a science lab, thus coming up with their own conclusions.  Different sciences will be emphasized each day, ranging from chemistry to earth science to zoology.

    Session I: June 14-17, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Session II: June 21-24, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Paul Winkeler, pwinkele@rockhursths.edu
  • HSPT Prep

    For rising 8th Graders; boys and girls; $175 per session

    Focused on rising 8th grade boys and girls but open to rising 7th graders as well, this eight-day study helps students to build confidence with the HSPT and guides them to identify their test areas of strength and weakness in order for them to construct their improvement "path" to which they might commit in the remaining months prior to their test. This includes practicing multiple test questions, outlining resources available to assist them along their way, and building plans to share with parents. The cost includes participants keeping their individual test prep books, including additional practice exams.
     
    Session I: June 7th - 17th, M-Th, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
    Session II: June 21st - July 1st, M-Th, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

    **Includes sample tests

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Chris Bosco, cbosco@rockhursths.edu
  • Magis Academy

    For rising 9th Graders; $250 for one course, $400 for two courses, $500 for all three courses

    June 7th-July 2nd, Monday-Friday, 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.

    Available courses are Intro to English (grammar study), Intro to Algebra, Reading Study Practicum

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Chris Bosco, cbosco@rockhursths.edu
  • PSAT Prep

    For rising 11th Graders; boys and girls; $225

    The PSAT prep course focuses on test specific English and Math skills. The course is designed for high-achieving rising juniors who have a chance at earning the National Merit Commended, National Merit Semi-Finalist, or National Merit Finalist designation. Participants keep their official PSAT prep book. The course is open to Rockhurst and non-Rockhurst students, male and female, and is taught by Rockhurst instructors Dr. Megan Caughron and Mr. Dan Shaver.
     
    June 7-23, Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    **Meeting the two Saturdays prior to the exam.

    Click here to register
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    Contact: Dr. Megan Caughron, mcaughron@rockhursths.edu; Mr. Dan Shaver, dshaver@rockhursths.edu
     
  • RHS Readiness Computer Skills Course

    For rising RHS 9th Graders; $50 per session

    Recent events have emphasized the importance of strong technology skills. The Rockhurst Readiness Computer Skills Course covers expected computer/technology skills for incoming freshmen.  Department chairs identified the specific skills presented in this half-day session as essential skills.  Students will leave the session with notes and an established electronic folder system for the upcoming school year.  The course covers General Technology Skills, Basic Excel, Google Applications, and professional presentation skills (written and electronic).

    Session I: June 14, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: June 15, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Session III: June 16, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session IV: June 28, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session V: June 29, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Session VI: June 30, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Nicole Smith, nsmith@rockhursths.edu
  • Robotics

    For rising 1st - 8th Graders; boys and girls; $125 per session
    All Vex IQ Camps are for rising 1st - 5th Graders
    All Vex Cortex Camps are for rising 6th - 8th Graders

    Session I: Vex IQ Level 1 - May 24-26, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session I: Vex Cortex Level 1 - May 24-26, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Session I: Vex IQ Level 2 - June 2-4, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
    Session I: Vex Cortex Level 2 - June 2-4, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
     
    Session II: Vex IQ Level 1 - June 7-9, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: Vex Cortex Level 1 - June 7-9, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Session II: Vex IQ Level 2 - June 14-16, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: Vex Cortex Level 2 - June 14-17, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Session III: Vex IQ Level 1 - June 21-23, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session III: Vex Cortex Level 1 - June 21-23, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Session III: Vex IQ Level 2 - June 28-30, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session III: Vex Cortex Level 2 - June 28-30, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Session IV: Vex IQ Level 1 - July 5-7, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session IV: Vex Cortex Level 1 - July 5-7, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Session IV: Vex IQ Level 2 - July 12-14, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session IV: Vex Cortex Level 2 - July 12-14, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
     

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Andy Wilcox, awilcox@rockhursths.edu
  • Science Enrichment

    For rising RHS 10th & 11th Graders; $250 per session

    The RHS Science Enrichment Camp is meant to enhance current science knowledge and inspire students to enjoy the sciences at Rockhurst High School.  Emphasis will be placed on study skills and math skills to help science students grow while focusing on chemistry, physics, and earth science principles.  Students will experience science demonstrations firsthand while working on how to best observe and ask questions.  There is a lab component to the camp, so students will develop important lab technique skills.

    Session I: June 7-25, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
    Session II: June 7-25, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Paul Winkeler, pwinkele@rockhursths.edu
  • Study Skills

    For rising 7th, 8th, & 9th Graders; boys and girls; $125 per session

    The summer Study Skills camp offers students opportunities to evaluate current academic practices and develop new tools in order to achieve greater success in the classroom.  The course will focus on several study standards, which include Active Listening, Organization, Critical Reading, Notetaking and Test Preparation.  The camp is offered to students entering the 7th-9th grade years.  A notebook is required for the course. 

    Session I: June 7th-June 17th, 11:15 - 12:25, Monday - Thursday
    Session II: June 21st-July 1st, 11:15 - 12:25, Monday - Thursday

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Chris Bosco, cbosco@rockhursths.edu
  • Summer Credit Courses

    Courses for young men and women are Monday through Friday, June 7th to July 2nd. Half-credit ($300) and full-credit ($500) courses available in Chemistry, Intro to Computer Science, Object-Oriented Programming, Biology, Algebra I, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Geometry, Pre-PreAP Math (non-credit), Theology, Social Studies, Spanish, PE, and English.  Half-credit courses are 8am to 11am, and full-credit courses are 8am to noon.  (Object-Oriented Programming is 1pm-4pm.)  

    With the exception of Intro to Computer Science, Object-Oriented Programming, and PE, these courses are for credit-recovery only after a student has failed a semester, unless approved by Chris Bosco, Summer Academic Director.

    All courses are enrollment dependent.  

    Click here to register

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    Contact: cbosco@rockhursths.edu
  • Summer Music Camp

    For rising RHS 9th - 12th Graders; $100

    August 2-6
    Monday - Thursday: Drumline Camp from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Pep band or all Brass and Woodwind Camp from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    Friday: All students need to attend 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Afterwards there will be a pizza party. Pizza will be provided ONLY on Friday of this week. 

    **Students will be asked to get a dry fit music shirt. This will be part of the camp fee.

    Click here to register 

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    Camp Director: Brandon Hord, bhord@rockhursths.edu

Athletic Summer Camps

List of 6 items.

  • Baseball

    For rising 4th - 9th Graders; $100 per session

    Session I: June 7-10, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    --Suggested for boys entering grades 4-6
    Session II: June 14 - June 17, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    --Suggested for boys entering grades 7-9

    **There is a 50 boy limit per camp; includes camp t-shirt

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Jim DeGraw, jdegraw@rockhursths.edu
  • Basketball

    Clinic of Champions
    For rising 2nd - 8th Graders; $120 per session

    Session I: June 7-10, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: June 14-17, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Advanced Camp: June 21-24, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session III: June 28 - July 1, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    **Sessions I, II, and III are for rising 2nd - 8th Graders
    **Advanced Camp is for rising 5th - 8th Graders

    Incoming Freshman Camp
    For rising RHS 9th Graders; $100

    June 7-10, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
     
    **Camp will help prepare players for summer activities and tryouts in November.  
    **Players will be instructed on individual skill work, team concepts, as well as play 5-on-5 games.  Coaches will teach and review offensive and defensive plays that will be part of summer activities and help players prepare for high school tryouts.  This camp will resemble a Rockhurst Basketball practice.

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Pete Campbell, pcampbel@rockhursths.edu
  • Football

    For rising 3rd - 8th Graders; $100 for the session

    July 20-22, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Kelly Donohoe, kdonohoe@rockhursths.edu
  • Lacrosse

    For rising K - 9th Graders; $150 per session

    Session I: June 7-10, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: June 14-17, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    **Equipment is required for experienced players and campers entering grades 3-9. No equipment is needed for players entering grades K-2. A limited amount of equipment will be available for rent; contact Coach Reidy prior to June 1 for more information about rental gear.

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Tim Reidy, treidy@rockhursths.edu
  • Soccer

    Camp & Academy
    For rising K - 8th Graders; boys and girls; $150 per session for half-day, $250 per session for full day

    Session I: June 7-10
    Session II: June 14-17
    Session III: June 21-24

    Half-Day Camp: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (K - 8th Graders)
    Full Day Academy: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (2nd - 8th Graders)
    --Lunch is provided for Full Day Academy campers

    *Family Discount: $10 rebate for each additional family member
    **Multi-Soccer Camp Discount: $10 rebate for each additional camp attended
    --email Coach Darby for rebates

    Incoming Freshman Camp
    For rising RHS 9th Graders; $120 

    June 21-24, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    **Campers will be coached by the all members of the RHS soccer staff. Camp includes soccer drills, games, scrimmages, and a camp T-shirt. This camp will allow freshmen and sophomores to play together and get to know each other over the summer months while working on their soccer skills, knowledge, and conditioning. 

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Matt Darby, mdarby@rockhursths.edu
  • Wrestling

    For rising 4th - 9th Graders; $150 per session

    Session I: June 21-24, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: July 26-29, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    **Cost includes camp t-shirt

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Jon Valdiviez, jvaldiviez@rockhursths.edu