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Summer Programs

Summer camp information for 2023 will be released on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.  Please look over our offerings from last year to learn more about these programs until we release this coming summer's camp information in January.

Summer Camp Registration

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  • St. Charles Summer Programs

    St. Charles will be announcing our schedule of 2023 summer programs, camps, and classes in late November.

    Our campus will be busy in June and July as we plan to offer 18 different programs, including five different co-ed opportunities.

    More information about each program from last year's camps can be found in the dropdown list below. We will be updating the information to reflect "Summer 2023" details in late November when we release those schedules.

    We invite you to explore all of our camp offerings for your children, grandchildren, and neighbors!

    Once we have announced our 2023 line up, we will provide an online "Registration Form" link at the top and bottom of this page.

Summer Camps

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  • Camp Cardinal (Grades 6-8)

    Camp Cardinal for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders:
    Camp Cardinal is all about having fun and trying new things—no boring academic classes here!

    Camp Cardinal offers middle schoolers the chance to meet new friends, try different activities, have fun, and explore the St. Charles campus and beyond. Campers can register for either June 13-17, June 20-24, or both weeks. We will have unique daily themes across all 10 days, so every day brings a new experience for everyone.  From enjoying The Great Outdoors, to making things go BOOM, to playing sports On the Court and On the Field, to sparking your creativity with Lights! Camera! Action!, to splashing in the High Quality H2O of our pool, we have something for every young man to enjoy this summer.  Each week the campers will receive a performance shirt which gives them free admission at all St. Charles Campus events during the 2022-2023 school year! Get your son out of the house for a full day of fun for him (and maybe some relaxation for you?) by pairing Camp Cardinal with our morning football and soccer camps or with our evening lacrosse camp.

    Dates & Times
    • June 13-17 and/or June 20-24
    • 1pm – 5pm
    Grades
    • Boys entering 6th – 8th grades
    Meeting Location:
    • St. Charles Walter Student Commons (Main Campus)
    Cost
    • $150 per week, or
    • $250 for both weeks
    Contact

    Register Now
  • Speed Camp (Grades 5-8)

    This camp allows student athletes to train like the pros!
    • Learn Skills that apply to any Sport
    • Receive 3 hours of Professional Instruction
    • Learn the Fundamentals and application of Speed and Agility
    • Participate in a Combine
    • Have Fun
    About the Coach:
    Coach Lopresti is a NSCA Certified Strength Coach who holds a Masters in Exercise Physiology. Coach Lopresti has served as a strength and speed coach for Thomas Worthington, Ohio University, University of South Florida, and the Pittsburg Pirates Organization. He has trained Athletes at all levels and acts as a consultant to various athletes and sports programs in the Columbus area. Coach Lopresti is currently the Strength Coach and Biology teacher at St. Charles Preparatory School.

    Dates & Times
    • June 1-3
    • 4pm – 5pm
    Grades
    • Boys entering 5th – 8th grades
    Location
    • St. Charles West Campus Training Facility (61 N. Nelson Rd)
    Cost
    • $30 per student
    Contact
  • Baseball Camp (Grades 3-8)

    St. Charles Cardinal Summer Baseball Camp

    CAMP GOALS:

    The Cardinal Baseball Camp is designed to provide each participant with an enjoyable and informative experience in the game of baseball.

    EMPHASIS ON FUNDAMENTALS:

    Each camper will receive instruction on the fundamentals required to become a better baseball player. The fundamentals emphasized are:
    • Base Running
    • Fielding
    • Hitting
    • Infield Play
    • Outfield Play
    • Pitching
    • Throwing
    What to bring:
    Participants should bring bat, glove, helmet all marked with your name. Participants should wear baseball pants or shorts.

    Dates & Times
    • June 6 – 8
    • 9am – 12pm
    Ages
    • Boys entering 3rd - 8th grades
    Location:
    • St. Charles Walt Plank Field (Main Campus)
    Cost
    • $65 per player
    Contact
  • Basketball Camp (Grades K-9)

    St. Charles Basketball Camp
    Our camp is designed to prepare each camper for their upcoming basketball season at St. Charles. The camp will develop individual skills, but it will also place special emphasis on fundamentals, team concepts , and good sportsmanship. Our objective is to prepare each player to set goals in order to reach his potential in becoming the best player he can be, while also preparing them for what the St. Charles Basketball program is all about. The camp day will begin with the gym opening no later than 30 minutes prior to start time. Promptly at start time, the coaches will take attendance. Warm -up, small group instruction, and program foundation will follow each day.

    Sessions:
    • Boys entering grades 7-9: July 6 - 8 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
    • Boys entering grades 4-6: July 11-13 (9:00am -12:00pm)
    • Boys entering grades K-3: July 11-13 (5:00-7:00pm)
    Meeting Location:
    • St. Charles Robotics and Mentoring Center Gym (1820 E. Long Street)
    Cost:
    • $100 per player (Grades 4-9)
    • $75 per player (Grades K-3)
    What to Bring:
    • The players should bring plenty of socks, basketball shoes, shorts, and a shirt. Short breaks are part of our scheduled day, and a small concession stand will be available.
    Contact:

    Register Now
  • Basketball Shooting Camp (Grades 5-9)

    St. Charles Basketball Shooting Camp
    To give players serious about improving their shooting skills an opportunity to learn shooting techniques, workouts, and competitive games.

    Sessions:
    • Session 1: June 28 - 29 | 9:00am - 10:15am
    • Session 2: June 28 - 29 | 10:45am - 12:00pm
    • Each session is limited to 18 participants
    Grades:
    • Boys entering 5th - 9th grades
    Meeting Location:
    • St. Charles Robotics and Mentoring Center Gym (1820 E. Long Street)
    Cost:
    • $50 per player 
    What to Bring:
    • The players should bring plenty of socks, basketball shoes, shorts, and a shirt. Short breaks are part of our scheduled day, and a small concession stand will be available.
    Contact:

    Register Now
  • Youth Football Camp (Grades 2-8)

    St. Charles Youth Football Camp
    • Faith, Football and FUN
    • Building Leadership and Teamwork
    • Position Specific Skills
    Dates & Times
    • June 13th - 15th
    • 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Grades
    • Boys entering grades 2-8
    Meeting Location:
    • St. Charles Walt Plank Field (Main Campus)
    Cost:
    • $60 per player
    What to wear:
    • Gym Shorts/Tennis Shoes/T-Shirt. Cleats are fine too but not required. Bring a water bottle.
    Contact:

    Register Now
  • Lacrosse Youth Camp (Grades 3-8)

    St. Charles Lacrosse Youth Camp
    Please join us for a fun, energetic lacrosse learning experience, hosted by your St. Charles coaching staff and players!

    HAVE FUN! Win prizes! • Designed to empower all skill levels • Sharpen your lacrosse skills, great coaching from an experienced camp staff • Learn what it’s like to be a high school lacrosse player for a top tier D1 program • See the athletic facilities that make St. Charles a great place to be a scholar-athlete!

    What to bring:
    • Full equipment for your position including mouth guard, protective cup, cleats or tennis shoes, plenty of water, and a snack.
    Dates & Times
    • June 14 – 16
    • 5:30pm – 8:30pm
    Ages
    • Boys entering 3rd - 8th grades
    Location:
    • St. Charles West Campus Field (61 N. Nelson Rd.)
    Cost
    • $100 per player
    Contact

    Register Now

    Learn more about St. Charles Lacrosse at: www.stcharlespreplacrosse.com

    Follow St. Charles Lacrosse on social media:
    • Twitter: StCharlesLax
    • Instagram: scpreplacrosse
    • Facebook: SaintCharlesLacrosse
  • St. Charles Soccer Academy (Grades 3-9)

    St. Charles Soccer Academy
    For over twenty-two years now, the St. Charles Soccer Academy has been structured to provide young, enthusiastic soccer players a chance to expand their individual skills within a team concept. The camp’s main goal is to ensure that players enjoy a FUN atmosphere and at the same time learn the FUNDAMENTALS to make them better suited for competition.

    About the Coaches:
    Head Coach Chris Vonau '06 has been coaching at SC for sixteen years. Rick Ey '94 has been coaching and teaching at SC for twenty-one years and also works as the Dean of Students. The other coaches have experience in high school, competitive club, collegiate, and professional soccer. A mix of current St. Charles players and alumni will also be present to assist and display the St. Charles spirit, skill, and love of the game.

    What to bring:
    • Soccer cleats, shin guards, soccer ball, indoor shoes/sneakers, plenty of water, snack.
    Dates & Times
    • June 20 – 23
    • 9:00am – 12:00pm
    Ages
    • Boys entering 3rd - 9th grades
    Location:
    • St. Charles Walt Plank Field (Main Campus)
    Cost
    • $85 per player
    Contact

    Register Now
  • Volleyball Camps - Coed (Grades 4-8)

    St. Charles Coed Volleyball Camp
    Enrollment is open to boys and girls. Saint Charles coaches and players will offer form demonstrations and individualized instruction covering forearm passing, overhand passing, setting, serving, attacking, blocking, and footwork. Small-sided game play will be incorporated into a significant portion of each session so that players develop their reading skills on live balls coming over the net.

    What to wear:
    • Dress in comfortable gym clothes and bring a water bottle. Kneepads are optional.
    Dates:
    • July 25 - 28
    Times:
    • Boys and Girls Grades 4 - 6 (10:00am - 1:00pm)
    • Boys and Girls Grades 7 - 8 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
    Location:
    • St. Charles Robotics and Mentoring Center Gym (1820 E. Long St.)
    Cost
    • $100 per player
    Contact
    • Coach Ned Gruber '09m ngruber@scprep.org, (614) 804-7230

      Register Now
  • Ice Hockey - Coed (8U, 10U, 12U); Boys (14U)

    St. Charles Ice Hockey Academy
    8U, 10U, and 12U Coed Camps
    Birth Years: 8U (2014 & 2015), 10U (2012 & 2013), and 12U (2010 & 2011)
    • Campers will get 4 total hours of ice time, t-shirt, and jersey.
    • Open to players of all skill levels. This is NOT a Learn-to-Skate camp - previous hockey experience IS required.
    • Camp is limited to 30 participants in each age group.
    Due to several of the Chiller ice rink facilities undergoing maintenance this summer, we have decided to move our camp locations to The OSU Ice Rink. Below is the address and times for the camps. This affects only the 8U, 10U and 12U camps. The 14U camp continues as advertised.


    Location:
    • OSU Ice Rink, 390 Woody Hayes Dr., Columbus, OH 43210
    Please add this note:  "OSU is a 24 hr a day self pay to park institution. Parking is not included in your camp fees."
     
    Monday July 25:
    • 8U & 10U 5:15 pm- 6:15 pm
    • 12U 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
    Tuesday July 26:
    • 8U & 10U 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
    Wednesday July 27:
    • 8U & 10U 5:15pm- 6:15 pm
    • 12U 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
    Thursday July 28:
    • 12U 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
    Friday July 29:
    • 8U & 10U 5:15 pm- 6:15 pm
    • 12U 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
     
     
    14U Boys
    Birth Years: 2008 & 2009
    • Campers will get 8 total hours of ice time, t-shirt, and jersey.
    • This camp is for players that have AA or AAA travel hockey experience.
    • Camp is limited to 30 participants.
    About the instructors:
    • Head St. Charles Varsity Coach Rob Sangster and staff along with alumni & current players will be instructing.
    What to bring:
    • Full hockey equipment required for all camps.
    Dates & Times
    • July 25 - 28
    • Times to be announced
    Location:
    • To Be Announced - Chiller Facilities
    Cost
    • $160 per player (8U, 10U, 12U)
    • $225 per player (14U)
    Contact

    Register Now
  • St. Charles Robotics Camp - Coed (Grades 4-8)

    St. Charles Robotics Camps (Coed)
    LEGO Robotics (Recommended for Grades 4 - 8)
    This camp is designed for students entering the fourth through eighth grades.  Students will use the LEGO MIndstorm™ package to build robots to perform challenging tasks.  Students will not only learn how to build, program, and operate a robot, but how to work in a team environment to accomplish a goal.

    This camp is limited to 20 participants per session.

    Basic Game Programming (Recommended for Grades 5 - 9)

    This camp is designed for students entering 5th through 9th grades who have little or no programming experience.  The camp will be a hands-on lab to introduce the concepts of computer programming.  Students will learn these concepts by creating and modifying two-dimensional video games.  The camp will use Visual Basic as its core language.  Students may provide their own laptop computers or use computers provided by Saint Charles. All computer software will be provided.

    This camp is limited to 20 participants per session.

    2D/3D (Recommended for Grades 6 - 9)

    This camp is new for 2022!  This camp is designed for students entering the 6th through 9th grade with interest in printing and modeling in the two-dimensional and three-dimensional worlds.  Students will be introduced to the Solid Works programming platform which will allow them to design 3D models.  Once they have produced models, they will work to successfully print their design on a series of 3D printers.  Students will also be introduced to 2D models and the use of programmable routers and laser cutters to bring their designs to life!

    All computing platforms, tools, and materials will be provided.

    This camp is limited to 10 participants per session.

    What to bring: 
    • Students are encouraged to bring light snacks with them. If participating in back-to-back camps, students should bring a lunch to eat between sessions.
    Dates & Times:
    July 11 - 15
    • LEGO Robotics (9:00am - 11:30am)
    • Basic Game Programming (1:00pm - 3:30pm)
    July 18 - 22
    • 2D/3D (9:00am - 11:30am)
    • LEGO Robotics (1:00pm - 3:30pm)
    Location:
    • St. Charles Robotics and Mentoring Center (1820 E. Long St.)
    Cost
    • $100 per camp
    Contact

    Register Now

Bridges to the Future

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  • Algebra 1 Preparation (Incoming 9th Graders

    The “Bridges to the Future” Program courses, on campus and in-person, are month-long preparation courses geared toward addressing any learning gaps and bridging their previous education with the curriculum that current 8th graders will take in the upcoming school year. Algebra I Preparation prepares for math basics & Algebra I.

    Dates and Times
    • Monday – Friday from June 6th – July 1st
    • 8:00am – 8:55am
    Cost - $120 per student
  • Latin 1 Preparation (Incoming 9th Graders)

    The “Bridges to the Future” Program courses, on campus and in-person, are month-long preparation courses geared toward addressing any learning gaps and bridging their previous education with the curriculum that current 8th graders will take in the upcoming school year. Latin I Preparation prepares for Latin I & grammar structure.

    Dates and Times
    Monday – Friday from June 6th – July 1st
    • 8:00am – 8:55am
    • 9:00am – 9:55am
    • 10:00am – 10:55am
    Cost - $120 per student

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  • Writing and Grammar Preparation (Incoming 9th Graders)

    The “Bridges to the Future” Program courses, on campus and in-person, are month-long preparation courses geared toward addressing any learning gaps and bridging their previous education with the curriculum that current 8th graders will take in the upcoming school year. Writing & Grammar Preparation reinforces parts of speech as building blocks of the English language, understanding their functions in sentences, and writing purposeful sentences and paragraphs.

    Dates and Times
    Monday – Friday from June 6th – July 1st
    • 9:00am – 9:55am
    • 10:00am – 10:55am
    Cost - $120 per student

    Register Now
  • Incoming Student Placement Exams

    The Math or World Language competency tests for incoming freshmen will be given in person. These tests are given to incoming freshmen who have taken a high school level class in Mathematics, World Language, or other subject.

    Testing sessions are available:
    Thursday June 9th:
    • 10 am
    • 1 pm
    Thursday June 16th:
    • 10 am
    • 1 pm

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Summer Physical Education

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  • Summer Physical Education (SC Rising 9th - 12th Graders)

    Being offered to ALL ST. CHARLES STUDENTS (current students and incoming freshmen), Summer Physical Education will be on campus. This option will allow students to satisfy .25 credits (1 semester equivalent) of their Physical Education requirement and have the flexibility during the school year to take advantage of other electives available to them (Fine Arts, Study Hall, or additional academic courses).

    Physical education is designed to educate students on the importance of resistance training, cardiovascular exercise, teamwork, and sports. This class will enhance the students’ understanding in all of these areas, and it will offer them a chance to be active during the day.

    Dates and Times
    • Monday - Friday June 13th - June 24th
    • 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Grades
    • All St. Charles students entering 9th – 12th
    Cost
    • $200 per student

    Register Now
St. Charles Preparatory School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.