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Summer Camps & Programs 2022

Summer is just around the corner, and the time to plan and register for summer camps and programs is here! Your child will build skills, make friends, and have lots of fun at SMA’s summer camps and programs. All camps take place at St. Mary’s Academy, 861 Hwy 279, Fayetteville, GA 30214.

Fine Arts Summer Camp

Cost: $130*

Ages: Rising 6th – 9th grades

Dates: June 6-10, 2022

Times: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
(Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to camp start time. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier than check-in time on Day 1 to complete camp waivers/forms.)

Location: Theatre

Questions: Ms. Kiesha Porter kporter@mercycatholic.org

Registration Information: St. Mary’s Academy’s “Listen to Your Art” camp exposes students to performing arts with fine art support. Based on individual interest in the Arts, each student may learn: 

– a singing/dancing/drama number from a popular Broadway musical-“Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast; and/or

– technical support and lighting for the production; and/or

– costume and set design through the use of visual arts.

Please bring a water bottle and snack. Each camper receives a camp t-shirt.

*Multi-Student Discount: There is a $20 discount for each additional registered Theater camper.

Drama | Theatre | Production

Football Summer Camp

Cost: $75

Ages: Rising 3rd – 8th grades

Dates: June 13 – 16, 2022

Times: 8:30 – 11:30 am
(Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to camp start time. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier than check-in time on Day 1 to complete camp waivers/forms.)

Location: Stadium

Questions: Coach Bill Schmitz bschmitz@mercycatholic.org

Registration Information: St. Mary’s youth football camp is a four-day camp. It is divided into age groups to provide as much individual instruction as possible. This camp is designed for players to improve football fundamentals and have fun. Campers should were athletic clothing and cleats (if possible). Water is provided. Please bring a snack. Each camper receives a camp t-shirt.

VolleyBall Summer Camp

Cost: $75

Ages: Rising 3rd – 8th grades
Dates: June 13 – 16, 2022
Times: 8:30 – 11:30 am
(Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to camp start time. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier than check-in time on Day 1 to complete camp waivers/forms.)

Location: Gym

Questions: Coach Sarah Athearn sathearn@mercycatholic.org

Registration Information: St. Mary’s youth volleyball camp is a four-day camp. We will teach fundamental skills and engage in competitive, but fun, play. Campers should were athletic clothing, sneaker/tennis shoes and knee pads (if possible). Water is provided. Please bring a snack. Each camper receives a camp t-shirt

Game Design & Development
Summer Camp

Cost: $225* (**)

Ages: Rising 5th – 9th grader

Dates: June 20 – 24, 2022

Times: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to camp start time. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier than check-in time on Day 1 to complete camp waivers/forms.)

Location: Computer Lab

Questions: Dr. Brent Hollers bhollers@smaschool.org

Registration Information: St. Mary’s Academy STEM camp is a five-day program that introduces older students to gaming and coding. Campers will build a retro game (Mario, Zelda, and other classic games) that is designed and can be played on a mobile device (see optional purchase information below). No experience or prior knowledge is needed. Campers should wear comfortable clothing. Please bring a water bottle, morning snack, sack lunch, and afternoon snack. Each camper receives a camp t-shirt, certificate, and digital badge.

Laptop Required: Students must bring their own programming device/laptop (Chromebook, Windows, or Mac device). The camp is unable to provide laptops.

*Optional Mobile Device Purchase:  The students in this camp will be using an online tool called MakeCode Arcade to develop their games. While campers can develop and play their games on their own laptop, there is an option for campers to play their game on a portable device that they assemble during the week. This has an additional cost of $75. Below is a video link demonstrating this device to give your child an idea of what it looks like. 

**Multi-Student Discount: There is $25 discount for each additional registered STEM Game camper.

BASketball summer camp

Cost: $75

Ages: Rising 3rd – 8th grades

Dates: June 27 – 30, 2022

Times: 8:30 – 11:30 am
(Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to camp start time. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier than check-in time on Day 1 to complete camp waivers/forms.)

Location: Gym

Questions: Coach Bill Schmitz bschmitz@mercycatholic.org

Registration Information: St. Mary’s youth basketball camp is a four-day camp. We will teach fundamental skills and engage in competitive, but fun, play. Campers should were athletic clothing and sneaker/tennis shoes. Water is provided. Please bring a snack. Each camper receives a camp t-shirt

STEM SCIENCE Summer Camp

Cost: $225*

Ages: Rising 1st – 6th grades for campers; Leader-in-Training Camp Helpers: Rising 7th – 8th grades.

Dates: July 18 – 22, 2022

Times: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to camp start time. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier than check-in time on Day 1 to complete camp waivers/forms.)

Location: Science Labs

Questions: Ms. Kiesha Porter kporter@mercycatholic.org

Registration Information: St. Mary’s Academy STEM Science camp is a five-day program that provides project-based experiential learning and hands-on activities in the fields of Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Technology, and Engineering. Campers should wear comfortable clothing. Please bring a morning snack, sack lunch, afternoon snack, and water bottle. Each camper receives a camp t-shirt.

Leader-in-Training: These 7th- and 8th-grade students serve as camp helpers. They help younger campers while still participating in camp activities. Cost: $175 per student.

*Multi-Student Discount: There is $25 discount for each additional registered STEM Science camper/leader-in-training.

Earth | Biology | Chemistry | Physics Hands-on Activities