RCS Summer Camp 2019 registration now open!

Let Roanoke Catholic School be your destination for a summer of enrichment and fun!

  In addition to our great teachers, we’ve partnered with Codemoji, Bricks4Kidz, Virginia Outside and others to bring amazing experiences for all ages — science, sports, robotics, computer coding, fishing, lacrosse, basketball and college prep.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Or download mail-in registration form here

Questions? Contact Michael Hemphill, mhemphill@roanokecatholic.com or 540.982.3532.


June 10-14

Basketball Camp
9 am – Noon | Ages 8-12
Rate: $75
Under the instruction of Damen Johnson, RCS varsity girls basketball coach and owner of BRHHM Sports, children will learn the basketball basics. For more on “Coach BRHHM,” visit www.brhhmsports.com.


June 17-21

Bricks4Kidz Stop Motion Camp
9 am – Noon | Ages 9-15
Rate: $150
Light, cameras, LEGO action! Use LEGO bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects and all your favorite mini- figure characters! In this unique and creative camp, students will plan, script, stage, shoot, and produce their own mini-movie using Stop Motion Animation. Working as a team, students will use LEGO components to build the set and props, then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

Bricks4Kidz STEM Camp
1-4 pm | Ages 5-13
Rate: $135
In this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz camp, we use LEGO® bricks and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of different themes each day. Sample themes include models based on popular themes including Minecraft, Superheroes, Pokeman, Star Wars, The Lego Movie 2, How to Train your Dragon, Toy Story and more! Your child will enjoy building LEGO mosaics, 3D LEGO Builds and motorized LEGO projects. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

Camp Helping Hands
9 am – Noon | Ages 4-7
Rate: $75
Kids can make a difference! Involving children in service at a young age is empowering and sets them up for a lifetime of helping others. Through games, crafts and field trips, RCS theology teachers Ellen Vanden Eykel and Helen Price will explore the ways we can impact the world around us.


June 24-28

Superhero Coders 1.0
9 am – Noon | Ages 7-9
Rate: $150
Does your young superhero love computers? Creating? This program was made for them! Superhero Coders is an exciting hands-on,half-day summer coding program for rising 2nd-4th graders. The mission is simple – teach students to enjoy all things coding and web. Our staff of professional programmers and educators deliver clear, entertaining instruction to ensure students have fun while learning complex coding skills using popularized emojis that represent HTML text. Students learn to build basic web pages, animations and simple games – and are encouraged to share their experience when they get home!


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


 July 8-12

Lacrosse Camp
9 am – Noon | Ages 9-13
Rate: $75
Designed for children entering Grades 4-8, this camp introduces the game of lacrosse, teaching rules, techniques, and offensive and defensive skills. Each day will include small sided games, and the week will conclude with a full team scrimmage. Campers should bring their own lacrosse stick, helmet and gloves.

Superhero Coders 1.0
9 am – Noon | Ages 7-9
Rate: $150
Does your young superhero love computers? Creating? This program was made for them! Superhero Coders is an exciting hands-on,half-day summer coding program for rising 2nd-4th graders. The mission is simple – teach students to enjoy all things coding and web. Our staff of professional programmers and educators deliver clear, entertaining instruction to ensure students have fun while learning complex coding skills using popularized emojis that represent HTML text. Students learn to build basic web pages, animations and simple games – and are encouraged to share their experience when they get home!


July 15-19

Superhero Coders 2.0
1-4 pm | Ages 10-12
Rate: $150
If you love everything games, computers and web, Superhero Coders is the program for you! Learn how to build a website in a hands-on, half-day summer coding program for students that are confident coders. This camp is designed for rising 5th-7th graders. In the first three days, you’ll learn programming terms, wire framing, HTML, CSS and JS basics. Then, you’ll put your knowledge to use during the final two days as you build your own personal website!  Plus, we’ll provide follow-up instructions for the students (and parents) so they can continue learning and improving their website at home.

Virginia Outside Fishing Camp
8:30 am – 4:30 pm | Ages 8-13
Rate: $450
Join us for our Roanoke camp for ages 9-14 where we will introduce all of the basics of fishing to newcomers and help experienced anglers sharpen their skills.  We’ll explore the wide variety of freshwater fishing in both ponds and rivers around the Roanoke Valley. With Roanoke’s proximity to some great smallmouth bass fishing, we’ll spend plenty of time floating and wading area rivers including the Roanoke and the James in addition to targeting largemouth bass and other species in area ponds.  We look forward to seeing you out on the water with us! Scouts may also earn their fishing merit badge.

For over a decade, Virginia Outside has provided youth across the state with countless experiences on the water and fishing stories to last a lifetime! This week with Virginia Outside offers campers the opportunity to explore the wide variety of freshwater fishing in both ponds and rivers around the Roanoke Valley. Safety is our number one priority and all campers will always wear life jackets when in the water or on a boat. Additionally, we maintain a 1:4 counselor-to-camper ratio. This camp has limited spaces, so sign up early!

Virginia Outside provides all bait and tackle, rods and reels, and life jackets. The campers should bring their own sunscreen, and wear shoes and clothes that they don’t mind getting wet and dirty. Please visit www.virginiaoutside.com for pictures from past sessions and for a detailed description of our weekly activities. For more information, contact Ben Garden at ben@virginiaoutside.com or (540) 761-9847. You can also visit the Virginia Outside website at www.virginiaoutside.com.


July 22-26

Bricks4Kidz Stop Motion Camp
9 am – Noon | Ages 9-15
Rate: $150
Light, cameras, LEGO action! Use LEGO bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects and all your favorite mini- figure characters! In this unique and creative camp, students will plan, script, stage, shoot, and produce their own mini-movie using Stop Motion Animation. Working as a team, students will use LEGO components to build the set and props, then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

Bricks4Kidz STEM Camp
1-4 pm | Ages 5-13
Rate: $135
In this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz camp, we use LEGO® bricks and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of different themes each day. Sample themes include models based on popular themes including Minecraft, Superheroes, Pokeman, Star Wars, The Lego Movie 2, How to Train your Dragon, Toy Story and more! Your child will enjoy building LEGO mosaics, 3D LEGO Builds and motorized LEGO projects. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


July 29 – Aug. 2

SAT Boot Camp
9 am – 4 pm | Grades 10-12
Rate: $240
This full-day course is designed to help students prepare for the SAT Test. It will include a review of math and English skills, test-taking strategies, and practice tests. Participants in our camp see an average 80-point improvement on practice SATs from Day 1 to Day 5. Camp fee includes purchase of the Official SAT Study Guide (2019 Edition) (Paperback) by The College Board.

Superhero Coders 2.0
9 am – Noon | Ages 7-9
Rate: $150
Typically offered only to children 10+, this Superhero Coders 2.0 camp is a special opportunity only for campers who have already completed Superhero Coders 1.0. If you love everything games, computers and web, Superhero Coders is the program for you! Learn how to build a website in a hands-on, half-day summer coding program for students that are confident coders. In the first three days, you’ll learn programming terms, wire framing, HTML, CSS and JS basics. Then, you’ll put your knowledge to use during the final two days as you build your own personal website!  Plus, we’ll provide follow-up instructions for the students (and parents) so they can continue learning and improving their website at home.


August 5-9

Bricks4Kidz STEM Camp
9 am – Noon | Ages 5-13
Rate: $135
In this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz camp, we use LEGO® bricks and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of different themes each day. Sample themes include models based on popular themes including Minecraft, Superheroes, Pokeman, Star Wars, The Lego Movie 2, How to Train your Dragon, Toy Story and more! Your child will enjoy building LEGO mosaics, 3D LEGO Builds and motorized LEGO projects. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

Bricks4Kidz Robotics Camp
1-4 pm | Ages 9-15
Rate: $150
The Bricks 4 Kidz Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks, plus the challenge of computer programming! How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? This fun, action-packed week combines real life skills with real kid fun, using the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt. Each week of Bricks 4 Kidz camp is a new experience featuring all new builds from prior weeks’ camps.

SAT Boot Camp
9 am – 4 pm | Grades 10-12
Rate: $240
This full-day course is designed to help students prepare for the SAT Test. It will include a review of math and English skills, test-taking strategies, and practice tests. Participants in our camp see an average 80-point improvement on practice SATs from Day 1 to Day 5. Camp fee includes purchase of the Official SAT Study Guide (2019 Edition) (Paperback) by The College Board.


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER