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

Registration for Summer 2022 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 Enrichment, 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 2022 Dates & Pricing

  

Academic Summer Camps and Courses

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  • Exeter Mathematics Institute (for math educators)

    Exeter Math Institute is a professional development educators workshop taught by math faculty from Phillips Exeter Academy that encourages problem solving in a collaborative and inquiry-based setting.

    Dates: June 20-23

    Contact: Dan Shaver - dshaver@rockhursths.edu
    (816)363-2036 ext. 285
  • 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.

    Format
    30 min – Teacher Demonstration
    60 min – Student Experiment
    30 min – Science of the Day
     
    Sciences Emphasized
    Chemistry
    Astronomy
    Zoology
    Physics 

    Session I: June 6-9 / 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 
    Session II: June 13-16 / 1:00  pm – 3:00 pm

    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 6th-June 16th, Monday-Thursday, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
    Session II: June 21st-June 30th, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. (Due to the national holiday observed June 20th, the first week of session II will run Tuesday - Friday while the second week will run Monday - Thursday.)

    **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 6th-July 1st, Monday-Friday, 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.  No classes June 20th.

    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
  • Musical Theater Camp

    Rockhurst High School Theatre Department Presents: 
     
    Madagascar JR: A Musical Adventure - Camp for Youth (ages 8-14)
    Dates
    • Auditions, Sun, June 12, 2 p.m.
    • Rehearsals: Mon, June 13- Friday, June 17
    • Performances: Sat, June 18 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
    Times
    • 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (Pack a lunch)
    • Call at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday
    Location
    Rockhurst High School 
    9301 State Line Rd. 
    Kansas City, MO 64114
     
    Who: Boys and Girls ages 8-14
    Cost: $200
    Directors: Mrs. Ashlea Christopher and Catherine Coleman Boone
     
    All actors will receive a role. Sunday auditions are to hear voices and decide the best fit for each performer. This is a fun week where we do a complete show at the end! Assuming it is safe to do so, the Saturday performances will be open to cast member families. 
     
    Contact: Mrs. Ashlea Christopher -RHS Theater Director
                   achristopher@rockhursths.edu 
                   816-363-2036

    Click here to register
  • 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 6th-June 23rd, Monday-Thursday, 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. **  

    **Also meets the two Saturdays prior to the exam. Does not meet on Monday, June 20th

    Click here to register
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    Contact: Dr. Megan Caughron, mcaughron@rockhursths.edu; Mr. Dan Shaver, dshaver@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 Camp 1- June 1-3 , 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session I: Vex Cortex Level 1 Camp 1 - June 1-3, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Session I: Vex IQ Level 2 Camp 1 - June 6 - 8, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
    Session I: Vex Cortex Level 2 Camp 1-June 6-8, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
     
    Session II: Vex IQ Level 1 Camp 2- Jun 13-15, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: Vex Cortex Level 1 Camp 2-Jun 13-15, 1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
    Session II: Vex IQ Level 2 Camp 2- Jun 20-22, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m.
    Session II: Vex Cortex Level 2 Camp 2-Jun 20-22, 1:00 p.m.-4:00p.m.

    Session III: Vex IQ Level 1 Camp 3 - Jun 27-29, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session III: Vex Cortex Level 1 Camp 3-Jun 27-29, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Session III: Vex IQ Level 2 Camp 3 - Jul 6-8, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session III: Vex Cortex Level 2 Camp 3- Jul 6-8, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Session IV: Vex IQ Level 1 Camp 4 - Jul 11-13, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session IV: Vex Cortex Level 1 Camp 4 - Jul 11-13, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Session IV: Vex IQ Level 2 Camp 4 - Jul 18-20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Session IV: Vex Cortex Level 2 Camp 2 - Jul 18-20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
     

    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.

    Skills 
    Study Skills – Observations, Inquiry, Note Taking, Studying, Test Taking, Test Reflection
    Lab Technique – Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science
    Math Skills – Algebra, Significant Figures
    Chemistry – Use of Periodic Table
    Physics – Laws of Motion, Basic Concepts of Motion
    Earth Science – Plate Tectonics, Solar System Formation, Weather

    Session I: 8:00 – 10:00 am / May 31 - June 17 
    Session II: 10:00 – 12:00 pm / May 31 - June 17

    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 6th-June-16th, Monday-Thursday, 11:15 - 12:25 a.m.
    Session II: June 21-June 30th, 11:15 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. (Due to the national holiday observed on June 20th, the first week of session  II will occur Tuesday - Friday while the second week will occur Monday - Thursday.)

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Chris Bosco, cbosco@rockhursths.edu
  • Summer Accelerated Algebra I

    Title: Accelerated Algebra 1
    Instructor: Mr. Jim Monteil
    Dates: June 7 - June 23
    Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Cost: $225
    Location: Rockhurst High School

    This course is invite only.  Eligible participants should have received an email from the school's Registrar, Mrs. Theresa Fessler.  This non-credit course will meet Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from June 7th to June 23rd.

    Students who scored close to but below the Qualifying Exam threshold to test out of Algebra and begin Freshman year in Advanced Geometry/Algebra II are invited to take this 9-day Accelerated Algebra 1 Course. Students will rapidly master topics in the last six chapters of Algebra 1 in order to set them up for success in Advanced Geometry/ Algebra 2. Students must complete the 9-day course with a grade of 80% or higher in order to qualify for Advanced Geometry/Algebra 2. Otherwise, they will take Advanced Algebra 1 in the Fall.

    Registrants will receive an email prior to June 7th regarding start-up information.  

    Click here to register

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    Instructor: Jim Monteil, jmonteil@rockhursths.edu
  • Summer Credit Courses

    Courses for young men and women are Monday through Friday, June 6th - July 1st. Half-credit ($300) and full-credit ($600) courses available in Chemistry, Intro to Computer Science, Biology, Algebra I, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Geometry, and Pre-Honors Precalculus--non-credit (formerly Pre-PreAP Math), and Physical Education.  Half-credit courses are 8am to 11am, and full-credit courses are 8am to noon.  Classes will not meet on June 20th due to the national holiday observed June 20th, but classes that week will end at noon on Tuesday - Thursday.  (Intro to Computer Science also has an afternoon session available from noon to 3pm, though this may interfere with students intending to play RHS football in the fall.)

    With the exception of Intro to Computer Science 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 1-5
    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

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  • Baseball

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

    Session I: June 6-9, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    --Suggested for boys entering grades 4-6
    Session II: June 13 - June 16, 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 6-9, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: June 13-16, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Advanced Camp: June 20-23, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session III: June 27 - 30, 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 6 - 9, 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.

    Rockhurst Summer Basketball League
    For rising RHS 9th Graders; $100

    June 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
    5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
     

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Billy Thomas, head coach
                   9301 State Line Road, KCMO 64114
                   816-363-2036 
                   bthomas@rockhursths.edu  
  • Football

    For rising 3rd - 8th Graders; $120 for the session

    July 19-20, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    July 21, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 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 6-9, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Session II: June 13-16, 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 6-9
    Session II: June 13-16
    Session III: June 20-23

    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
    --email Coach Darby for rebates

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

    Dates:          May 31 - June 3 = 6-8pm 
                         June 8, 15, 22 = 8-9am
     
    Times:          6 p.m. - 8 p.m. for the first week and then 8-9am after

    **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 - 12th Graders; $150 per session

    Session I: July 18-21, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Session II: July 25-28, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    **Cost includes camp t-shirt

    Click here to register

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    Camp Director: Jon Valdiviez, jvaldiviez@rockhursths.edu