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Middle School Camps & Clinics

Valley Lutheran High School is proud to offer a high-quality and exciting summer camp program for middle school students every June.

**We are hopeful we will be able to run this summer’s camp program as scheduled.  We will however follow all State of Michigan directives to keep campers, coaches, and staff safe during this health crisis.  Any updates to our summer camp program will be posted here as well as emailed to registered campers.**

2020 Camp Schedule

We are excited to announce our 2020 schedule below.  Registration is now open for this year’s programs!

 June 16-19June 22-25June 29-July 2
Morning**Art
Soccer, 7-9th
Band
Girls Bball, 4-6th
Girls Bball, 7-9th
Science: Rockets!
Liturgical Dance
Afternoon**Boys Bball, 7-9th
French
Soccer, 4-6th
Drama
Volleyball, 7-9th
Late Afternoon**Boys Bball, 4-6th
Evening**Football (22-24th only)
Volleyball, 4-6th

**refer to detailed information below for specific camp times

Detailed Camp Information

June 16-19  (Tues.-Fri.)

Art Camp  $80/$70*
Description: Light and Shadow – The interplay of light and shadow has fascinated artists for ages – spend time playing with these timeless concepts with the materials of today!  Light reactive paper, value drawing, and carving are a few of the processes we will use to create unique expressive works of art.
Led by: Karla Stahlecker, VLHS Art teacher
Max: 18
Age & Time: Entering gr. 5-8th ~ 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Boys Basketball Camp
Led by: Joel Erdman, VLHS Boys Basketball coach
Max: 30/session
Age & Times:
Entering gr. 4-6th ~ 3:00-5:00 pm ~ $65/$55*
Entering gr. 7-9th ~ 12:30-2:45 pm ~ $65/$55*

Camp d’Immersion Française  $80/$70*
Description: Be immersed in the French language and culture while having ‘beaucoup de fun’! You’ll learn practical French vocabulary and phrases while participating in hands-on activities through music, art projects, cooking (and eating!), and group games and sports. (Be sure to indicate on the registration form if your child has any food allergies.)
Led by: Cris Urbytes, VLHS French teacher
Age & Time: Entering gr. 5-8th ~ 12:30-3:00 pm

Girls/Boys Soccer Camp
Led by: Doug Guenther, VLHS Varsity Soccer coach
Age & Times: 
Entering gr. 4-6th ~ 12:30-2:45 pm ~ $65/$55*
Entering gr. 7-9th ~ 9:15 am-12:00pm ~ $70/$60*

 

June 22 -25th (Mon. –Thurs.)

Band Camp $70/$60*
Description: Provides students an opportunity to work on music fundamentals and technique, as well as participate in valuable summer practice time! Students will have a performance for parents on the last day of camp. (Students with one year of experience will work together for a half hour prior to joining the more experienced students for the rest of the morning.)
Led by: Rebecca Sugden, VLHS Band director
Age & Times:
1 yr experience ~ 9:00 am-12:00 pm
2+ yrs experience ~ 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Girls Basketball Camp
Led by: Matt Princing, VLHS Varsity Girls Basketball coach
Age & Times:
Entering gr. 4-6th ~ 8:30-10 am ~ $60/$50*
Entering gr. 7-9th ~ 10:15 am –12:15pm ~ $65/$55*

Drama Camp $75/$65*
Description: Your chance to learn about theater–both onstage and behind the scenes! Camp will include basic knowledge of acting technique, stage movement, character development, and technical direction as well as drama games and interacting with scripts, costumes, and props. Also included is the backstage world of lights, sound, theatrical hair and makeup, and stage management.
Led by: Jeanette Weilnau, VLHS Drama Department
Max: 20
Age & Time: Entering gr. 7-9th ~ 12:30-3:30 pm

Football Camp (June 22nd-24th only!)
Led by: Joe Willey, Varsity Football coach
Age & Time: Entering gr. 6-8th ~ 5:00-7:00pm ~ $35/$25*

Science: Rockets! $80/$70*
Led by: Steve Zill, Former VLHS teacher
Age & Time: Entering gr. 5-8th ~ 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Volleyball Camp, 7-9th Grade
Led by: Jon Frank, VLHS Varsity Volleyball coach
Max: 40
Time & Fee: 1:00-3:00pm ~ $65/$55*

Volleyball Camp, 4-6th Grade
Led by: Amy Peck, Former VLHS Volleyball coach & SVSU Club team member
Time & Fee: 5:00-6:30pm ~ $60/$50*

 

June 29th-July 2nd (Mon. – Thurs.)

Dance Camp: Liturgical Dance $70/$60*
Description: Girls will learn the different skills and techniques of dance as well as how dance is a form of worship. There will be a short performance on the last day of camp.
Led by: Isabel Schmitt, Girls of Grace dance instructor and choreographer
Age & Time: Girls entering gr. 4-9th ~ 9:30 am -12:00 pm

 

*Lower price applies if registration is received by May 31.

 

2020 Promotions

  • Early registration discount extends until May 31!
  • Every 5th camp is free!

Registration

During registration you will be asked to acknowledge receipt of the information regarding concussions available here: Required Concussion Information.

Online registration is available at this link: register here.

Payment

  • By check
    • made payable to Valley Lutheran High School
    • please include ‘Camps’ and your student’s name on the subject line
    • delivered to VLHS office or mailed to VLHS Summer Programs, 3560 McCarty Road, Saginaw, MI 48603
  • By PayPal (using the button below)
    • NOTE: As camps vary in price please enter total camp fees in the ‘Price Per Item’ box and leave the Quantity at ‘1’.
    • A $3 service fee is added to each PayPal transaction.

Additional Camp Information

  • To receive the early registration discount and to guarantee a t-shirt, registration must be received by May 31, 2020.
  • Campers participating in both a morning and afternoon camp are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to eat during a supervised lunch period.
  • A confirmation email will be sent to all registered participants by June 4.
  • Please register early.  Some camps have limited enrollment while others require a minimum number of participants.
  • After May 31 only partial refunds for cancellations will be available.

Questions?

Please contact Summer Camp Coordinator Amy Cooper at acooper@vlhs.com with any questions or concerns about this year’s programs.  We look forward to being a part of your summer!