Looking for something fun to do this summer?

Sign up for a Stallion Camp (or two!)

Our camps are a great way to meet new friends while improving your skills, whether it is in the classroom or on the athletic field. Check out the camps taking place this summer at SFDHS!

 


Sign up for two or more camps and receive a 15% discount! 

SPEND THE ENTIRE DAY AT SFD!

St. Francis DeSales High School will offer a supervised meal break in our cafeteria for campers attending more than one session in a day.  Meal times are from 12-1 and 4-5. Campers are to bring their own meal.


Dates, times and ages required for each camp are listed below. Camp information is also available for review on the online registration form.  

All four day camps are $75 per session and two day camps are $50 per session. There is a 15% discount for INDIVIDUALS that register for more than one camp.

Please contact the Admissions Office, at 614-265-3380, with questions.

SFD Summer Camps Calendar   

Scroll down page to view specific details for each camp.

June

Academic Camps

June
12-15

9AM - 12 PM

Shine Camp
(Grades 5-9)

1PM - 4PM

3D Art Camp
(Grades 4-9)

Shine Camp
(Grades 1-4)

Sports Literature
(Grades 4-9)

June
19-22

9AM - 12 PM

Drama
(Grades 4-8)

1PM - 4PM

Choir
(Grades 4-8)

June
26-29

1PM - 4PM

Painting & Drawing
(Grades 4-9)

 


Athletic Camps

June
12-15

9AM - 12 PM

Baseball
(Grades 4-9)

Girls Basketball I
(Grades 1-6)

1PM - 4PM

Girls Basketball II
(Grades 7-9)

5PM - 8PM

Wrestling II
(Grades 7-12)

June
19-22

9AM - 12 PM

Boys Basketball II
(Grades 7-9)

Softball Skills I
(Grades 1-5)

1PM - 4PM

Softball II
(Grades 6-9)

Track & Field:
Speed and Agility

(Grades 3-9)

5PM - 8PM

Boys Lacrosse
(Grades 4-9)

Girls Lacrosse
(Grades 4-9)

June
26-29

9AM - 12 PM

Girls Volleyball III
(Grade 9)

Boys Soccer
(Grades 1-9)

1PM - 4PM

Boys Basketball I
(Grades 3-6)

Track & Field:
Endurance and Cross Country

(Grades 3-9)

6PM - 8PM

Girls Golf
(Grades 6-8)
*June 26-28


July

Academic Camps

July
10-13

1PM - 4PM

Middle School Math Tuneup
(Grades 7-9)

July
17-20

1PM - 4PM

Explore French Culture
(Grades 6-9)

Robotics / Engineering
(Grades 6-9)

 

July
24-27

1PM - 4PM

Explore Chinese Culture
(Grades 6-9)
 


Athletic Camps

July
10-13

9AM - 12 PM

Cheerleading
(Grades 1-8)

Football
(Grades 1-8)

Boys/Girls Tennis
(Grades 4-9)

5PM - 8PM

Girls Soccer
(Grades 1-8)

Boys Volleyball
(Grades 4-9)

July
17-20

9AM - 12 PM

Girls Volleyball I
(Grades 4-6)

Wrestling
(Grades 1-6)

1PM - 4PM

Girls Volleyball II
(Grades 7-8)


Academic Camp Descriptions

All four day camps are $75 per session and two day camps are $50 per session. There is a 15% discount for INDIVIDUALS that register for more than one camp.

3D ART CAMP

June 12 - 15
Grades 4-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Students will focus on mini daily experimental workshops of process techniques and materials including mold making, construction, wire working and air dry clay.  No prior experience required.   

DRAMA CAMP

June 19 - 22
Grades 4-8
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Students will learn techniques in improvisation and acting in an ensemble.  They will engage in assigned roles, and the week will end with a variety show performance.  

EXPLORE CHINESE CULTURE

July 24 - 27
Grades 6-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Do you like Chinese cuisine?  Do you like fried rice, chow mein, dumplings?  Join us to explore and experience how to make popular Chinese dishes.  The campers will also practice to use chopsticks, to learn Chinese greetings, and to sing Chinese songs.  

CHOIR CAMP

June 19 - 22
Grades 4-8
1:00 PM -  4:00 PM

 

 

EXPLORE FRENCH CULTURE

July 17 - 20
Grades 6-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We will "journey" to France to learn more about the language, food, sports and monuments. Students will be fully engaged, making crepes and playing petanque, and exposed to the french language, through learning basic greetings and conversational phrases.  

MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TUNEUP

July 10 - 13
Grade 7-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This camp will review previously learned math skills as we;; as attempt to apply those skills in real life applications. We will also look at some high school math concepts to prepare them for what they will see at the next level.

PAINTING & DRAWING CAMP

June 26 - 29
Grades 4-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Students will learn to use a variety of media including watercolor, acrylic paint, chalk, oil pastels, charcoal and graphite pencil. We will cover many types of subject matter and application techniques. Students will learn how to investigate and see objects in a renewed method and be expressive in a personal and unique way. No prior experience required. 

ROBOTICS/ENGINEERING

July 17 - 20
Grades 6-9
Class size (Max): 10
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Explore robotics and electronic circuits with hands on activities!  Build exciting working circuits using Snap Circuits. Try your hand at building, programming, and commanding amazing LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots

 

SHINE CAMP FOR GIRLS

June 12 - 15
Grades 5-9
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

June 12 - 15
Grades 1-4
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Let your authentic self SHINE through! Campers will learn habits for healthy, happy living like time and stress management, goal setting and personal development. Pinterest will come alive with daily activities of cooking, crafting, and creativity.

SPORTS LITERATURE

June 12 - 15
Grades 4-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Sports Literature Summer Camp is a mini-course designed to promote the pleasurable reading of articles, magazines and novels concerning various sports, the athletes who play them and their impact on American society.  The course will include writing assessments and class discussions in conjunction with materials read.  The primary issue in focus will be the phenomena of sports in America and its impact on society.

 

Athletic Camp Descriptions

All four day camps are $75 per session and two day camps are $50 per session. There is a 15% discount for INDIVIDUALS that register for more than one camp.

BASEBALL

June 12 - 15
Grades 4-9
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Baseball players will receive group and individual instruction on all skill aspects of the game from St. Francis DeSales coaching staff and current players.  No prior baseball training needed. 
Optional items to bring: bat, glove, helmet, water bottle.  

 

BOYS BASKETBALL

Boys Basketball I  June 26 - 29
Grades 3-6
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Boys Basketball II  June 19 - 22
Grades 7-9
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Stallion basketball camp is a great opportunity to increase your overall basketball skill level and knowledge of the game. Not only will the DeSales coaching staff help you individually as a player on both ends of the court, but they will teach you to execute many of the same drills our varsity players use in order to master the key fundamentals of basketball.  In addition, campers will also compete in 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5 tournaments! 

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Girls Basketball I  June 12 - 15
Grades 1-6
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Basketball II  June 12 - 15
Grades 7-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Stallion basketball camp is a great opportunity to meet and learn from the current coaches and players, as well as increase your overall basketball skill level and knowledge of the game. Not only will our coaching staff help improve your game individually, we will also introduce you to many of the concepts we teach our very own varsity team.  Campers will also compete in a multitude of competitions including Dribble Knockout, Speed Lay-Up, Free Throw, Hot Shot, 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5 tournaments!

CHEERLEADING

July 10 - 13
Grades 1-8
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come cheer with the Stallions!  All campers will learn motions, jumps, chants and a dance during this 4-day session led by the current DeSales Cheerleaders.  On the last day of camp, the girls will showcase their new skills in a team performance for family and friends.  We also invite the campers to cheer with the Varsity Football cheerleaders at a home game during the regular season!  *All campers are required to wear tennis shoes and encouraged to bring a water bottle.

 

ENDURANCE & CROSS COUNTRY

June 26 - 29
Grades 3-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
*Boys and Girls

Our Endurance (Distance and Cross Country) camp focuses on building the complete runner. That focus includes training runs, work on dynamic drills, understanding the different types of workouts, and plenty more. You will spend time training with our Track & Field Distance and Cross Country runners.

FOOTBALL

July 10 - 13
Grades 1 - 8
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come spend a week with the coaching staff and players of St. Francis DeSales.  Campers will be instructed on basic fundamentals of offense, defense, and special teams by position.  "Heads up tackling" and other safety techniques will be emphasized.  They will also participate in games, competitions, as well as a Stallion Football league.  Attendees will receive a highlight video of the 2016 Football Season, a t-shirt, and a Rib Dinner!  Come join the finest football camp experience in Central Ohio.

BOYS LACROSSE

June 19 - 22
Grades 4 - 9
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

With a focus on the youth game, the boys lacrosse camp will focus on the fundamentals to build their game. With new drills, games, and skills, the boys will learn how to have fun while building skill.

GIRLS GOLF

June 26 - 28
Grades 6 - 8
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Girls entering grades 6, 7, & 8 are invited to spend three fun
evenings learning the basics of both the sport and social game of golf.

Join members of the St. Francis DeSales High School girls’ golf team, Head Coach Charlie Mitchell, and Tim Heffelfinger, PGA, Head Pro of Northstar Golf Club on the team’s home course, trying out this DeSales no-cut sport.

For additional information about the camp, including how to register, click here!

 

GIRLS LACROSSE

June 19 - 22
Grades 4 - 9
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Organized drills for the beginner to the more advanced players.  Emphasis of camp will be teaching rules of the game while having fun playing lacrosse and building confidence.  Campers are required to bring a lacrosse stick, goggles, and mouth piece. 

BOYS SOCCER

June 26 - 29
Grades 1-9
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Technical and individual skills instruction in a fun atmosphere.  Small sided games where technical skills meet game like conditions.  Having fun while learning.  Bring ball and water. 

GIRLS SOCCER

July 10 - 13
Grades 1-8
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Campers will build their soccer skills and knowledge during the week with a different soccer focus each day.  Camp directors will bring lots of energy, fun and knowledge to camp each day to help your camper leave a better soccer player. *Shin guards are required.

SOFTBALL

Softball All Skills I  
June 19 - 22
Grades 1-9
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Softball Advanced Skills II  
June 19 - 22
Grades 6-9
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM


The Stallion Softball Program is offering two camp sessions this summer.  The morning session will focus on individual skill development for players of all ages.  Players will be split into grade and skill appropriate groups.  Instruction will focus on infield and outfield positional play, as well as proper hitting and bunting technique. The afternoon session is an advanced session for middle school players preparing for competitive high school play.  Instruction will focus on defensive and offensive strategy.  Players in grades 6-9 that are interested in playing high school softball are encouraged to attend both sessions for a full day of training and fun!   

 

SPEED & AGILITY

June 19 - 22
Grades 3-9
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
*Boys and Girls

Our Speed camp focuses on the core skills in many sports; acceleration and running fast. Our athletes go back to track, football, soccer, basketball, baseball teams, and more with greater confidence, capability, and speed. Speed Camp athletes will learn techniques, workouts, drills, and injury prevention routines that we use in our SFD Track & Field program

BOYS/GIRLS TENNIS

July 10 - 13
Grades 4-9
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Campers will learn tennis techniques from beginners to advanced in a fun, positive atmosphere. Open to both boys and girls. Wear tennis shoes and bring a racket. Campers will participate in a variety of activities and competitions, and you may even be lucky enough to win a prize!

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Girls Volleyball I  July 17 - 20
Grades 4-6
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Girls Volleyball II  July 17 - 20
Grades 7-8
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Girls Volleyball III  June 26 - 29
Grade 9
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Four days of intense instruction from coaching staff and DeSales players.  Daily focus on a specific skill set, with game play at the end of each session. Fast pace with lots of fun!

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

July 10 - 13
Grades 4-9
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Camp focused on teaching the fundamentals of volleyball passing, setting, serving, and attacking.  All experience levels can benefit from the instruction and technique drills. Two days of indoor volleyball and one day of grass volleyball including team play and completion. 

 

WRESTLING

Wrestling I  July 17 - 20
Grades 1-6
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Wrestling II  June 12 - 15
Grades 7-12
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Grades 1-6 Camp Teaches fundamentals of wrestling, including proper stretching, tumbling, stance, shots, and the top/bottom position. Two games per session! Fun will be had by all who attend! Please bring wrestling shoes (or socks) and a water bottle. 


Grades 7-12 Camp teaches advanced technique and strategy. Planning for nutrition, lifting programs, and sport psychology will be presented. Competitive games are fun for everyone who attend! Wrestling shoes and a water bottle are required.