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Coed Sports Camps

McDonogh Tennis Camp: Beginner (Ages 6-12)

Ages: Boys and Girls 6 to 12
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: Weekly: June 17 to July 26
Tuition: $365 weekly
Independence Day Week (July 1 to July 5): $290

The McDonogh Tennis Beginners Camp, directed by long-time Tennis Camp staffer Ben Rabin, is designed for beginners of all ages. Conducted on our brand new 17-court facility, the program teaches players the techniques for success in this lifetime sport. Group and individual instruction will allow each player to reach his or her potential. Students will be able to set their own goals.

Instruction in injury prevention, tennis etiquette, and personal motivation will be a prominent component of the daily routine. In addition, each camper will enjoy a daily period of free swim prior to lunch.

McDonogh Tennis Camp: Advanced (Ages 9-14)

Ages: Boys and Girls 9 to 14
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: Weekly: June 17 to July 26
Tuition: $365 weekly
Independence Day Week (July 1 to July 5): $290

The McDonogh Tennis Advanced Camp, directed by long-time Tennis Camp staffer Ben Rabin, is designed for advanced players of all ages. Conducted on our brand new 17-court facility, the program teaches players the techniques for success in this lifetime sport. Group and individual instruction will allow each player to reach his or her potential. Students will be able to set their own goals.

Instruction in injury prevention, tennis etiquette, and personal motivation will be a prominent component of the daily routine. In addition, each camper will enjoy a daily period of free swim prior to lunch.

McDonogh Competitive Swim Camp (Ages 9-14)

Ages: Boys and Girls 9 to 14
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: Session 1: June 17 to June 21
Dates: Session 2: June 24 to June 28 SOLD OUT!
Tuition: $400 per session

The McDonogh Competitive Swim Camp will take place in the Henry A. Rosenberg, Jr. Aquatic Center, in our state of the art 50 meter pool. The camp is designed for swimmers from either summer league teams or YMCA/USA swim teams. Please note that this is not a "learn-to-swim" camp, as the entire camp is run in the deep end of the competition pool.

Directed by McDonogh Head Varsity Swim Coach Scott Ward and Asst Director Clarke Nyman, the camp is designed to teach, drill, and train the individual fundamentals of competitive swimming. Specific drills will be taught to aid skill developments in all four competitive strokes, along with instruction on starts and turns. Underwater video recording and review will also be utilized in teaching the swimmers.

McDonogh Ultimate Frisbee Camp

Ages: Boys and Girls 11 to 18
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: June 24 to June 28
Tuition: $265

The McDonogh Ultimate Frisbee Camp, co-sponsored by Central Maryland Ultimate Association (CMUA) and directed by head-coach Tommy Barber, is a youth ultimate camp offering ultimate frisbee skill and strategy instruction open for all ability levels, beginners through advanced. Ultimate frisbee is a fast-paced game where teams work together to move the frisbee down the field by throwing it to score in the end-zone.

Ultimate is a co-ed, no contact sport. It affords the campers an opportunity to make new friends while learning to play. Campers will review, learn, and practice the rules of the game, throwing, catching, and cutting skills, offensive and defensive drills, and play games throughout the week. They will learn to work together on the team, develop their skills, and enjoy playing this high-energy, low-equipment sport! Campers need to bring their own cleats and water bottle each day.

 

Ultimate Frisbee Camp Director Tommy Barber is the head-coach for the Catonsville High School Ultimate team and has been playing ultimate for 10 years on various teams including the University of Maryland Men’s team, American Hyperbole (Mixed Club), and currently 8-bit Heros (Mixed Club).

(Refer two friends to sign up - get $50 off of your registration!)

McDonogh Golf Academy (Ages 8-14) SOLD OUT!

Ages: Boys and Girls 8 to 14
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 8 to July 12 SOLD OUT!
Tuition: $425

Directed by McDonogh Varsity boys golf coach Dominic Damico, this camp is appropriate for beginners as well as more experienced young golfers.  Campers will learn the basics of the full swing, how to putt, short game techniques, golf etiquette, and rules of the game.  Each camper must have his or her own clubs and be seriously interested in learning the game of golf.

Campers will be transported daily to and from the McDonogh campus to Black Horse Golf in Harford County.  With access to a driving range, large putting green, short game area with bunkers, and a 9-hole walking course, this camp will provide each young golfer with an enjoyable learning experience.

 

McDonogh Fencing Camp (Ages 7-14)

Ages: Boys and Girls 7 to 14
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (M-F)
Dates: Session 1: July 8 to July 12 
Session 2: July 15 to July 19
Session 3: July 22 to July 26
Tuition: $410 per session

McDonogh Fencing Camp offers instruction in the sport of fencing from beginner through advanced levels. Fencing, an Olympic and NCAA sport, is often described as a combination of boxing and chess. Each day will incorporate periods of fencing-specific instruction, drills, and bouting (sparring), as well as general physical activities, exercises, and games which enhance fencing ability and performance. Participants will learn how to stand, move, attack, and defend, as well as terminology, rules, etiquette, refereeing, and how to keep equipment in good repair. Each week will conclude with a tournament. Instruction will touch on the three fencing events (foil, saber, and epee), but the majority of instruction will be in epee.

Coach Greg Paye has been fencing for 30 years, and is the head coach and owner of Maryland Fencing Club. He is certified Prevot by the US Fencing Coaches Association, a professional member of USA Fencing, and a certified referee. His students have medaled in national tournaments and earned national standings in youth and senior age categories. His professional experience includes Johns Hopkins University, Goucher College, Boston University, DC Fencers' Club, and Boston Fencing Club.

Yoga Training (Ages 9-14)

Ages: Boys and Girls 9 to 14
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (M-F)
Dates: July 8 to July 12
Tuition: $395 

This one of kind yoga camp is directed by 500-hour trained yoga teacher and Jemicy school teacher Beth MacMullan. Campers will learn and then be able to teach: yoga poses, communication, leadership, and teaching skills, breathing techniques for calming and relaxation, systems of the body, nutrition, and how to create and offer a yoga class. In addition to increased strength and flexibility, campers will gain confidence, focus, and awareness.

By the conclusion of camp, participants will be able to share yoga with others at places such as school, in the community, with scouts, or at family gatherings, etc.  Each day will include yoga, relaxation, games, and art. Students will also receive a manual at the end of the week to take home with them.

McDonogh Competitive Details Swim Camp (Ages 11-15)

Ages: Boys and Girls 11 to 15
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Dates: Session 1: July 15 to July 18 (Four-day camp)
Tuition: $320

Lead by McDonogh Coaches Scott Ward and Clarke Nyman, swimmers will focus on improving their starts, turns, and finishes for all the competitive strokes plus the individual medley. Video review of Olympian's technique will be utilized in addition to classroom discussions on mental training, race prep and post-race evaluations plus race strategy techniques.   

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