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BBHS Summer Camps 2022

Bishop Blanchet offers enriching and engaging summer programs in athletics, academics, and the arts. Taught by passionate teachers and coaches on our beautiful Seattle campus, campers experience hands-on learning, fun outdoor activities and sports, and elite instruction that develops students' passion and skills. Students from any school are encouraged and welcomed to participate in this inspiring, supportive environment.

Multi-camp and sibling discounts are available.


John Willey
Camp Coordinator
camps@bishopblanchet.org
206-527-7711
Athletic Camps

Varsity coaches and student-athletes provide elite instruction and encouragement to campers of all ability levels. Camps are based at Bishop Blanchet’s beautiful athletic facilities, including the turfed Mickey Naish Field and Ernie Rose Gymnasium, and enjoy close proximity to Green Lake for running.


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  • Boys and Girls Basketball

    Boys Basketball: June 20 - 23, 9am - 12pm, rising 5th - 8th graders
    Girls Basketball: June 27 - 30, 9am - 12pm, rising 6th - 9th graders

    Got game? Coaches and current players work with campers to develop individual offensive moves, passing, shooting, rebounding, and ball handling. The camp operates from a team perspective, working within the offensive and defensive systems implemented at the high school level. There will be competitive contests throughout the week.
  • Boys and Girls Lacrosse

    Boys Lacrosse: June 13 - 17, open to rising 4th - 9th graders
          4th - 6th grade: 9am - 12pm
          7th - 9th grade: 12:30 - 3:30
    Girls Lacrosse: July 11 - 14, open to rising 5th - 9th graders


    Coast to Coast! Looking to improve your individual lacrosse skills, have fun and meet new friends? Our lacrosse camps are geared to lax players of all ability levels from experienced players to beginners. Equipment is provided or you are welcome to bring your own. Come learn from our varsity coaches and players cutting edge lacrosse techniques while also stressing the importance of developing teamwork and being a good sport. Come out and develop your skills, passion, and confidence in this awesome sport! 
  • Boys and Girls Soccer

    Boys Soccer: July 11 - 14, 9:30am - 12pm, rising 5th - 8th graders
    Girls Soccer: June 20 - 23, 8:30 - 11am, rising 8th - 9th graders
                         June 27 - 30, 5:30 - 7:30pm, rising 5th - 7th graders
     
    This camp is designed with the beginner, intermediate and advanced player in mind. Campers will develop and enhance coordination, balance, technique, and skill. Emphasis is placed on passing and receiving, dribbling, shooting, heading, movement into space with and without the ball, possession, and various defensive and offensive techniques.
  • Cheer

    June 20 - 23, 4pm - 6pm, open to rising K-8th graders

    Are you loud, proud, and full of spirit? All K-8 students are invited to join the BBHS Cheerleading Squad for a week of learning cheers, chants, and dances. Campers will acquire fundamental cheerleading skills in a fun environment with an emphasis on teamwork, sportsmanship and skill development.
  • Cross Country

    June 20 - 23, 9am - 12pm, open to rising 5th-8th graders, co-ed

    Runners, take your mark! Campers will learn about basic running technique, racing strategies, nutrition, and injury prevention. This age-appropriate introduction to running helps youth appreciate the benefits of this lifelong activity. Campers will meet at BBHS before starting running activities at Green Lake and Lower Woodland.
  • Flag Football

    June 20 - 23, 12:30 - 3pm, open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Go deep! In this non-contact, up-tempo camp, players learn the rules of the game, offensive and defensive formations, and the fundamentals of football (proper way to catch a football, how to run a route, proper backpedaling technique, and more). Come enjoy the action on Mickey Naish Field!
  • Freshman Football

    June 27 - July 1, 3:30 - 5:30, open to rising 9th graders
     
    The BBHS Frosh Football Camp is open to all incoming 9th graders. This competitive camp focuses on teaching the fundamentals and techniques at every position. Testing, position drills, and competitions will be incorporated throughout. The Bishop Blanchet football coaching staff looks forward to welcoming and developing all levels of players during this five-day camp.
  • Volleyball

    July 11 - 14, 5:30 - 8:30, open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Bump, set, spike! Campers will develop skills in serving, passing, hitting, blocking, and defense. Emphasis is placed on individualized coaching and competitive drills among campers of similar skill sets. Join us to elevate your game in a positive and encouraging environment.
  • High School Volleyball Camp

    June 13 - 16, 3pm - 8pm, open to rising 9th-12th graders

    Bump, set, spike! Campers will develop skills in serving, passing, hitting, blocking, and defense. Emphasis is placed on individualized coaching and competitive drills among campers of similar skill sets. Join us to elevate your game in a positive and encouraging environment.

    Registration: https://www.goldmedalsquared.com/simple-registration/979376f93e39191c7512e62e1d44cd48

    Contact: jstrauss@bishopblanchet.org


Discovery Learning Camp
July 18 - 22 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Ignite your passion at the Discovery Learning Camp. Students entering grades 5-8 enjoy a full-day immersive experience in science, technology, art, drama, music, social justice, well-being and more.

At registration, camper choose two morning session and one afternoon session. Class sessions are taught by passionate teachers and assisted by dynamic student leaders.

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  • Audio Engineering

    Morning Session 2
    Instructor: John VanDuinen, Audio Engineering and Band Teacher

    Want to be a rock star? DJ? Producer? Join this class to learn the basics or Microphones, Recording Software, Music Production, and Recording. After taking this class, you will know how to create music on any computer and from there, the sky's the limit!
  • Band

    Afternoon Session
    Instructor: John VanDuinen, Audio Engineering and Band Teacher
    Prerequisite: Band Experience, an Instrument

    Let’s take the concert band to the next level! If you take this class, you will develop group musicianship, expand repertoire, learn new exercises, and explore all the sounds that your instrument can create. There will be a small performance at the end of the week.
  • Coding

    Morning Session 1
    Instructor: Dr. Steve Alkire, AP Physics Teacher

    Do you want to speak the language of the future? Campers are introduced to a variety of topics on coding and computer programming. Each class introduces a new skill or concept with a new program to create. We’ll also be using coding to build robotic cars and race them.
  • Comics & Comic Strips

    Morning Session 1
    Instructor: Jesse McFeron, English Teacher

    Pictures + text=magic! Comics are more popular and available in more forms than ever. If you’ve never read one or have a stack at home, this is for you. Where do comics come from? What do comics look like in different parts of the world? Who is the greatest superhero? Can I really make my own strip by the end of the week? All of your questions will be answered.
  • Diversity Leadership Camp

    Afternoon Session
    Instructors: BBHS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team

    Be the change! Are you someone who wants to learn more about social justice and create positive change in your community? Diversity Leadership camp is for campers from ALL backgrounds. Campers will be empowered to understand and celebrate differences, while also developing their skills in communication, problem-solving, listening, and accountability.
  • Field Sports

    Afternoon Session
    Instructor: Logan Brewster, Intramural Sports Coordinator

    Have a competitive spirit or just want to move? Each day we’ll learn the rules of a new sport and play! Sports include flag football, kickball, capture the flag, soccer, and more. Sportsmanship and having fun are what we’re about!
  • Improv Games and Storytelling

    Morning Session 2
    Instructor: Leona Partridge, Improv Club Advisor

    Calling all storytellers, comedians, and anyone that likes having fun, Improv class is the place for you! In this class you will learn how to create stories without scripts or rehearsal. Regardless of your experience, we know you’ll have an awesome time sharing a lot of laughs with your friends! 
  • Musical Theatre & Dance

    Morning Session 1
    Instructor: Taryn Darr, Drama Director

    In this camp you’ll go through a warm-up, across-the-floor exercises and learn different combinations from classic to contemporary musical theatre, all focusing on tools to make YOU an exciting performer to watch onstage! Taryn Darr is a professional actor who focuses on teaching style and the art of being a triple threat – a singer, dancer and actor. Notable performances include Seattle’s 5th Ave Theatre: Catch Me If You Can (choreographed by Tony winner Jerry Mitchell), A Chorus Line (Val, *Gypsy Rose Lee Award), The Pajama Game (Mae), Holiday Inn (Lila), among many others. Village Theatre favorites: She Loves Me (Ilona), Maggie in The Noteworthy Life..., and Chicago (Roxie *nominated for Seattle’s Gregory Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical). She spent years auditioning and studying in NYC and she's happy to have this opportunity to share her expertise and experience with you!
  • The Funnest Math Camp Ever

    Morning Session 2
    Instructor: Dr. Steve Alkire, AP Physics Teacher

    Enhance your problem solving abilities, research skills, and interest as you explore fun math-inspired activities from mathematics games to graphing and tessellations. This class is sure to boost your confidence and expand your love for math!
  • Yoga

    Afternoon Session
    Instructor: Rachel McGovern, certified yoga instructor

    Vinyasa yoga is an energetic full-body flow of movements set to music. Yoga helps build harmony between the mind and body using breath to cultivate strength, flexibility, and relaxation. Yoga is beneficial for all bodies; it can be especially helpful for athletes in supporting injury prevention, fostering balance, and promoting mental discipline. (No yoga experience is necessary.)


Study Skills Camp
August 15 - 18

The Bishop Blanchet Study Skills Camp is open to all incoming 5th - 9th graders. This camp will help students with time management, organization, study strategies and planning skills to increase success in the classroom this fall. 

Rising 9th Graders: 8:30am - 11:00am or 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Rising 5th - 8th Graders: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Bishop Blanchet High School

8200 Wallingford Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103

Phone: 206-527-7711
Fax: 206-527-7712
Attendance: 206-985-3750
Located in  Seattle, Washington, Bishop Blanchet High School is a private, coed Catholic school for grades 9-12. Students benefit from a challenging college preparatory academic program, campus ministry, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.
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