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3560 McCarty Rd. Saginaw, MI 48603 | 989.790.1676

Middle School Camps & Clinics

We’re excited to once again offer a variety of summer camps for middle school students this summer! A schedule-at-a-glance is below with detailed camp information to follow. Look for the registration link under the Registration heading!

2022 Schedule-at-a-Glance

 

Detailed Camp Information

 

June 14-17 (Tues. – Fri.)

Art $70*/$80 – FULL!  Contact tmulder@vlhs.com to be placed on the waitlist.

Age: Entering 5-8th gr.
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Maximum participants:
16
Led by:
Karla Stahlecker, VLHS Art teacher

Chess Camp  $60*/$70

Age: Entering 6-9th gr.
Time: 10 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Description: Chess has been called “The Game of Kings.” It has a history over a thousand years old and has been played by most of the great minds throughout history. All skills levels are welcome.
Maximum participants: 20 (minimum 8)
Led by: Kevin Streeter, VLHS Technology Teacher

Soccer (co-ed)  $60*/$70

Age: Entering 7-9th gr. (experienced 6th graders may attend with coach approval)
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Led by: Doug Guenther, VLHS Soccer coach

Sports Sampler! $60*/$70

Age: Entering 4-6th
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Description: Campers will experience four different sports as they rotate daily through sessions of soccer, basketball, volleyball, and ultimate frisbee. Each day is a different sport!
Maximum participants: 30
Led by:
Doug Guenther, VLHS Soccer coach
Faith Peplinski, Former VLHS Basketball player and JJKN Hoop School coach
Amy Peck, Former VLHS Volleyball coach & SVSU Club team member
Tom Plamondon, Round Table Ultimate coach

Boys Basketball  $60*/$70

Age: Entering 7-9th gr.
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Maximum participants: 30
Led by: Joel Erdman, VLHS Basketball coach

Programming Camp  $60* / $70

Age: Entering 6-9th gr.
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Description: Computers are everywhere and someone has to program them to do the cool things they do. Why not you? Learn the basics of programming from sequence, variables, conditionals, loops, functions, and more.  Scratch will be the programming language used. More advanced programmers are welcome and can be challenged with other options.
Maximum participants: 20 (minimum 8)
Led by: Kevin Streeter, VLHS Technology Teacher

***NEW***
Rockets!  $70*/$80

Age: Entering 6-9th gr.
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Description: Learn about the science behind rocketry and build your own rocket!
Maximum participants: 16
Led by: Steve Zill, former VL teacher

 

June 20-23 (Mon. – Thurs.)

Band $60*/$70

Information: 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
Sessions:
1 year experience: 9 a.m. – noon
2+ years experience: 9:30 a.m. – noon

Baseball  $60*/$70

Age: Entering 5-9th gr.
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Information: Please bring own glove, bat, and shoes to camp each day.
Led by: Kurt Hofmeister, VLHS Baseball coach

Girls Basketball  $60*/$70

Age: Entering 7-9th gr. (experienced 6th graders may attend with coach approval)
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Maximum participants: 30
Led by: Matt Princing, VLHS Basketball coach

Drama.  $60*/$70

Age: Entering 7-9th gr.
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Maximum participants: 20
Description: Your chance to learn about theater–both onstage and behind the scenes! Camp will include basic knowledge of acting technique, stage movement, and character development as well as drama games and interacting with scripts, costumes, and props.

 

June 27 – June 30 (Mon. – Thurs.)

Football  $60*/$70

Age: Entering 5-8th gr.
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Led by: Paul Reid, VLHS Football coach

Volleyball  $60*/$70 – FULL!  Contact tmulder@vlhs.com to be placed on the waitlist.

Age: Entering 7-9th gr.
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Maximum participants: 36
Led by: Jon Frank, VLHS Volleyball coach

Ultimate Frisbee  $60*/$70

Age: Entering 5-9th gr.
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Led by: Tom Plamondon, Round Table Ultimate coach

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 now.

* Registrations made before May 25, 2022 will receive the early registration rate (indicated with an *). Those who register after this date will be charged the full amount.

Promotions

  • Register by May 25, 2022 to receive the early registration rate!  (Rate is indicated by *)
  • Every 5th camp is free!  Whether for an individual camper or a family, the 5th camp is ‘on us’!  (Simply check the ‘Our 5th camp is free!’ box on the registration form and reduce the camp fees due by the appropriate amount.)

Payment

Payment can be made:

  • online at this link (also provided after registration)
  •  by check/cash in the school office.  (Please make check payable to VLHS and include ‘camps’ and your student’s name on the subject line.  Mail to VLHS Summer Programs, 3560 McCarty Road, Saginaw, MI  48603.)

Additional Camp Information

  • T-shirts are guaranteed to campers who register by May 25.
  • A supervised lunch period will be available to campers who are participating in both a morning and afternoon camp.  Campers planning to stay should bring a sack lunch.
  • Please register early as most camps have limited enrollments this year!
  • In the event of day-of cancellation, a notice will be posted at www.vlhs.com and participants will be contacted via the email address provided at registration.

Questions?

Please contact Mrs. Kelsey in the VLHS office (989-790-1676) or Summer Camp Coordinator Tasha Mulder (tmulder@vlhs.com) with any questions or concerns about this year’s programs. We look forward to being a part of your summer!

The Saginaw Valley Lutheran High School Association, operating Valley Lutheran High School, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, and physical handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, genetic information, and physical handicap in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school administered programs.