Saint Ignatius High School

WildCamps

Saint Ignatius High School introduces a variety of coed summer camps where middle school students can learn, explore, and experience a variety of topics and interests!

Saint Ignatius High School introduces a variety of coed summer camps where middle school students can learn, explore, and experience a variety of topics and interests! Whatever your passion - from media, entrepreneurship, or technology to ping pong or athletics - we have developed new and exciting camp programs for boys and girls in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades. 

Held on our campus located in Ohio City, all of our Wildcamps are led by our passionate and experienced faculty and staff members. We invite you to explore a variety of camp options! Enrollment is limited and camps are filled on a first-come, first-served basis beginning in January. 

Take a look at our Wildcamp Calendar to mix and match our camp offerings! Please note that dates and times are subject to change.

Summer Enrichment Program

Dates: June 8 - 26
Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Boys Grade 8

The Saint Ignatius Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) has served the greater Cleveland community since 1968, accounting for over 50 years of academic, social, cultural and athletic enrichment opportunities for young men between the seventh and eighth grades. Through a combination of academic instruction, guest speakers, and athletic opportunities, SEP creates a competitive, yet friendly atmosphere that adequately prepares students for the challenges of high school. SEP is the perfect opportunity for young men to become acquainted with life at Saint Ignatius.

Early bird registration (until March 1) is $300. After March 1 the program fee is $375. Two t-shirts and daily breakfast and lunch are included with the program cost. Register today!

Moderators:

Mr. Brian Martin '94, Assistant Principal for Student Life
Mr. Patrick O'Rourke '90, Director of Admissions & Latin Teacher

Media Camp

Dates: June 9 - 11
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Boys & Girls Grades 6-8

At the Saint Ignatius Media WildCamp, students will explore a number of different areas, including: Broadcasting, journalism, podcasting, and social media. Students will learn how to live stream a game or event with SIBN, post to social media with our student media team, and how to record and edit podcasts with our Eye Cast team. All throughout, campers will work on writing skills and the principles of responsible journalism to reach their audience.

Moderators:

Mr. Joseph Ginley '12 - Athletics Communications Coordinator & Saint Ignatius Broadcasting Network  (SIBN) Moderator
Mr. Dave Sabol '99 - Mathematics Department Chair
Mr. Jeff McCormick '83, Director of Development & Planned Giving

Etymology Camp

Dates: June 29 - July 2
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Boys & Girls Grades 6-8

Words still matter! Enrich your word power with this 4-day Etymology Camp. We will examine the origin of many words and phrases in a unique way via PowerPoint lessons. For example, did you know that the word “astronaut” means “sailor among the stars”? Featuring words from numerous different languages and an interactive teaching method, this class is sure to be fun for all lovers of language!

Moderator:

Mr. Patrick O'Rourke '90, Director of Admissions & Latin Teacher

Ping Pong Camp

Dates: June 23 - 25
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Boys & Girls Grades 6-8

Sure you play ping-pong, but do you play "table-tennis"? If you're interested in learning the ins-and-outs of the sport, this camp is for you. We will introduce and practice the basic table-tennis strokes, combining drills and competitive play.

Moderator:

Mr. Jon Barker '87, Mathematics Teacher

SIEntA Camp

Dates: June 16 - 18
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Boys & Girls Grades 6-8

Are you interested in business and investing? Do you love watching Shark Tank? SIEntA (Saint Ignatius Entrepreneur Academy) offers you the opportunity to discover ways to envision, create, and launch a business. Yes, even a middle schooler like yourself can own and operate a business! Just add some hard work to a good idea, and you might start making some money. Join the SIEntA Wildcamp this summer and discover the entrepreneur inside of you. You will go on field trips, watch videos, win some swag, and maybe even get a cash grant to start your own business.

Moderator:

Mr. Dan Hess '88, History Teacher & SIEntA Moderator

Drone Camp

Dates: June 29 - July 3
Time: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Boys & Girls Grades 6-8

Pilots, technicians, enthusiasts, engineers, and racers! Take flight with this camp and learn to build and race drones. The hope is to build a community of pilots and support teams to make school programs thrive in a fun and competitive environment. We will provide learning opportunities alongside racing events during an immersive building and flying experience. This camp aims to give all students a chance to succeed as a pilot, pit crew member, technician, or team leader. If you want to fly, race, and learn more about the high tech world of drones, drone racing and avionics, this is where you need to be! Join us!

Moderator:

Mr. Jon Jarc '93, Fine Arts Teacher

Kayak & Paddleboard Camp

Dates: August 4 -7
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Boys & Girls Grades 6-8

This week-long camp is perfect for young adventurers ages 11-14. Led by experienced kayak and stand-up paddleboard instructors, campers will develop new skills and confidence as they learn to paddle kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Core paddling skills and safety are reinforced through games and team challenges. Each day campers will explore a new location, enabling us to see how water shapes our region. Campers will learn about the challenges facing the Lake Erie watershed and how young people can make a difference in protecting our region’s most valuable resource.

Moderator:

Mr. Mark Pecot '91, History Department Chair
 

Math+ Applied Number Theory

Dates: June 16 - 18, 23 - 25
Time: 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Boys & Girls Grades 6-8

RedwoodPrep’s Math+ program runs over six days and explores fundamental concepts in modern mathematics. The concepts explored are University level topics. The Math+ program takes these advanced topics and presents them in a curriculum students in the 6th to 8th grades can master. Each Math+ course focuses on one critical, high-level mathematics concept. The topic for this summer is Applied Number Theory. Students will investigate codes and cryptography through the context of several different ancient and modern cyphers and codes. The prerequisite math does not exceed 6th grade. Students receive homework assignments between classes, but homework should not exceed more than 30 minutes.

Moderator:

Mr. David Sabol '99, Mathematics Department Chair

Athletics

Basketball

Camp

Date

Time Participants
Basketball Camp July 6 - 9 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Boys Grades 3 - 9 
Basketball Handling
June 15 - 17
8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Boys Grades 3 - 6
Basketball Handling June 15 - 17 1:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Boys Grades 7 - 9
Basketball Shooting June 22 - 24 8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Boys Grades 3 - 9
Elite Basketball Camp June 22 - 24 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Boys Grades 3 - 9

Baseball

Camp

Date

Time Participants
Baseball Camp June 22 - 25 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Boys Grades K - 8
Baseball Hitting June 1 & 8
June 15 & 29
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Boys Grades K -8


Cross Country

Camp

Date

Time Participants
Cross Country Camp June 22 - 24 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Boys Grades 6 - 8

Football

Camp

Date

Time Participants
Football Camp June 9 - 11 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Boys Grades 6 - 9 
All-Ohio QB Camp
June 13
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Boys Grades 6 - 9
Offensive Line Camp June 23 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Boys Grades 6 - 9

Hockey

Camp

Date

Time Participants
Hockey Camp Wednesdays June 19 - July 17 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Boys and Girls Grades 1 - 4
Hockey Camp Wednesdays June 19 - July 17 7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Boys and Girls Grades 5 - 8

Lacrosse

Camp

Date

Time Participants
Lacrosse Camp June 15 - 17 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Boys Grades 6 - 8

Soccer

Camp

Date

Time Participants
Mini Cats Soccer Camp June 2 - 4 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Boys & Girls Ages 3 - 6
St. Bernadette Camp
June 8 - 12
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Boys & Girls Grades K - 8
3 Day Overnight Camp June 16 - 18 or July 14 - 19 Tuesday 9 a.m. - Thursday 4 p.m. Boys Grades 4 - 8
Assumption Camp June 22 - 26 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Boys & Girls Grades K - 8
Summer Soccer Camp June 29 - July 3 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Boys & Girls Grades K - 4
Summer Soccer Camp July 6 - 8 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Boys & Girls Grades 5 - 8

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