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BBHS Summer Camps 2023

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 welcome to participate in this inspiring, supportive environment. You can view the Camp Catalog here.

Multi-camp and sibling discounts are available. Registration opens Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 3 pm.

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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

    Boy's Basketball | June 19 - 22, 2023 | 9:00am - 12:00p | Open to rising 5th-8th graders
    Coach: Tyler McClenahan, Varsity Boys Basketball Head

    Girl's Basketball | June 19 - 22, 2023 | 12:00pm - 2:30 | Open to rising 6th-9th graders
    Coach: John Augustavo, Varsity Girls Basketball Head

    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

    Boy's Lacrosse | July 10-13, 2023 | Rising 3rd - 6th graders: 9:00am - 12:00pm | Rising 7th - 9th graders: 12:30 pm - 3:30pm
    Coach: Dejon Hush, Varsity Boys Lacrosse Head

    Girl's Lacrosse | June 19-22, 2023 | 3:30pm - 6:00 pm | Open to rising 5th - 9th graders
    Coach: Olivia Bean, Girls Lacrosse Head

    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 17-20, 2023 | 9:30am - 12:00pm | Open to rising 5th-8th graders
    Coach: George Dremousis, Varsity Boys Soccer Head

    Girls Soccer | June 19 - 22, 2023 | 8:30am - 11:00am | Rising 8 - 9th graders
    Girls Soccer | June 26 - 29, 2023 | 9am - 11:00am | Rising 5th - 7th graders
    Coach: Kelsey Salle and Raelynne Scott, Varsity Girls Soccer Coaches

    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

    Cheer Camp | August 14-17, 2023 | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm | Open to rising K-8th graders

    Coach: Dannaka Wylie, Cheer Head

    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

    Co-Ed Cross Country | June 19 - 22, 2023 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Open to rising 4th-9th graders

    Coaches: John O’Leary, Boys XC Head; Tom Albes, Girls XC Head

    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

    Flag Football | June 19-22, 2023 | 12:30pm - 3:00pm | Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Coaches: BBHS Football Staff
    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

    Freshman Football | June 26 - 29, 2022 | 3:30pm - 5:30pm | Open to rising 9th graders

    Coaches: BBHS Football Staff
    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 four-day camp.
  • Volleyball

    Volleyball | July 17 - 20, 2023 | 5:30pm - 8:00pm | Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Coach: Jen Berard, Varsity Volleyball Head

    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.
Discovery Learning Camp
August 7-11, 2023
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, campers 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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  • 3D Sculpture

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 2
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Instructor: Michelle, Carrasquilla Lander, Performing and Fine Arts Department Chair and Visual Arts Instructor

    Do you like to build stuff? Learn some 3d rendering skills in sculpture. Camp goers will design a 3d sculpture using cardboard and other found materials.
  • Audio Engineering

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 3
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    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

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 2
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders
    Prerequisite: Band Experience, an Instrument
    Instructor: John VanDuinen, Audio Engineering and Band Teacher

    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.
  • Comics & Comic Strips

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 2
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Instructor: Jesse McFeron, English Teacher

    Pictures + text=magic! If you’ve never read a comic 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

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 3
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Instructors: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team

    Be the change! 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.
  • Drawing

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 1
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Instructor: Michelle, Carrasquilla Lander, Performing and Fine Arts Department Chair and Visual Arts Instructor

    Are you artsy fartsy and  just a little bit sketchy? Learn to render with some foundational drawing. Camp goers will complete a series of small, mini drawing projects in various medias.
  • Field Sports

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 1
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    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!
  • Fun Math Projects

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 2
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Instructor: Dr. Steve Alkire, AP Physics Teacher

    Build projects, solve puzzles, and find patterns interactively by working with your hands . Build, shape, and cut your way to new understandings and surprising outcomes. Math and art come together for an immersive, collaborative, and fun experience
  • Game Theory

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 3
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Instructor: Dr. Steve Alkire, AP Physics Teacher

    Do you like to play board games? Explore the logic and mathematical strategies behind them. Gain a competitive edge by coming up with your own strategies and putting them to the test. Get ready to try new games and puzzles and study the probability and decision making that makes them work.
  • Improv Games and Storytelling

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 1
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders

    Instructor: Leona Partridge, Improv Club Advisor

    Calling all storytellers, comedians, and actors! If you like having fun making up scenes and characters, then Improv camp is the place for you! Come and learn to create characters and stories without scripts or rehearsal. No experience needed. You will learn along with everyone else and have an awesome time sharing a lot of laughs! 
  • Role Playing Games (Dungeons & Dragons, etc)

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 1
    Open to 5th-8th graders
    Instructor: Matthew Shea, Tech Department & Library Manager
    Are you interested in games, storytelling, or elaborate magic fights? Do you appreciate the Stranger Things in life? Do you like coming up with bonkers solutions to fantastical problems?  How do you feel about dungeons and/or dragons? If you've played a zillion role-playing games before or you are just curious how they work, come take part in a series of games where we will invent a whole fantasy world, create personalized characters, and then have a big thrilling adventure together over the course of the week!
  • Yoga

    August 7-11, 2023 - Session 3
    Open to rising 5th-8th graders
    Instructor: Rachel McGovern, certified yoga instructor
    Vinyasa yoga is an energetic full-body flow of movements set to music. Yoga is beneficial for all bodies; it can be especially helpful in supporting injury prevention, fostering balance, and promoting mental discipline and stress relief through a focus on breath. (No yoga experience is necessary.)
Musical Theatre Camp
August 14-17, 2023
Open to rising 5th-8th graders

If you love musical theatre then this camp is for you! Led by Blanchet Drama Director/Choreographer and professional musical theatre actress Taryn Darr, this camp focuses on the art of performing full out!  Students get the chance to study singing, dancing and acting while rehearsing a few theatrical production numbers, culminating in a final performance on the last day. Join Ms. Darr (and a few Blanchet Drama stars from our spring musical All Shook Up) for a fun week full of learning tools that will make YOU an exciting performer to watch onstage!

Instructor: Taryn Darr, Drama Director
Study Skills Camp
August 14-17, 2023
Rising 9th Graders: 8:30am - 11:00am or 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Rising 5th - 8th Graders: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Jumpstart your academic success! The BBHS Study Skills Camp assists students in transitioning to the more demanding and time-consuming homework loads associated with a college-prep high school. This camp helps students develop time management, organization, study strategies, and planning skills to increase success in the classroom this fall.

Instructor: Kori Boyd, AP English Language & Composition Teacher

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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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