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Michael Alfers
malfers@bdcs.org

Art with Mr. K  

Session I - June 13-17 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Session II - July 25-28 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Grades 5 to 8  
$110 per session  

Enjoy creating with an award-winning artist!  Students will discover several art techniques through this fun filled camp!  Come and explore your creative side, all while learning a little bit of art history along the way.  

Animal Science with Mrs. K  

June 20-23
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  
Grades 5 - 8  
$100  
 
Students will examine the care, behavior, and anatomy & physiology of animals.  Students will have the opportunity to interact with live animals during this camp!  In addition, students will carefully study the scientific method and prepare lab reports to analyze their data.  

Explore Science with Mrs. K  

July 11-14
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.  
Grades 5 - 8  
$100  

Learn and uncover the fun in Earth, Life, and Physical Science!  Students will have daily hands-on lab experiences and will practice using various pieces of lab equipment properly.  In addition, students will carefully study the scientific method and prepare lab reports to analyze their data. 

Kindness Camp 

July 18-21 from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. 
Grades 4 - 6  
Max participants: 8 students 
$80  
All supplies and snacks included. Bring a water bottle.  

In this camp, we’ll see how being kind to others is actually being kind to ourselves and consider ways to start ripples of kindness that will reach others and create even more kind acts. Students will be provided the opportunity to fine-tune their kindness awareness “muscle" by sharing acts of kindness and positivity to others and by considering ways to be kind to themselves. There is a need for recognizing and contributing to ordinary acts of kindness these days. The more we see and complete, the more powerful our immune systems can be and the more optimism we feel for the future. The class is fun, affirming, and inspiring! Led by former school counselor and current licensed professional counselor. 

DANCE CAMP

June 20-22 
Girls ages 6-13 
Cost: $99 

Dancers will have 3 fun-filled days of dance, crafts, and games. Each day the campers will focus on stretching, conditioning, technique, showmanship, and performance skills. Dancers will learn routines in hip hop, jazz, pom and kick. There will be daily awards and all campers will receive a camp T-shirt. 

Theater Camp with Shakespeare Dallas 

Please note, you must register for Theater Camp using on Shakespeare Dallas' website:
Register at: https://www.shakespearedallas.org/programs/camp
Use This Code for a Bishop Dunne Student Discount: HOSTSCHOOL22 

Session I: July 11-15 
Session II: July 18-22 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Boys and girls entering 2nd –12th grades 

Spend your summer with Shakespeare Dallas! Shakespeare Dallas has a camp for students of all ages and abilities. Explore the history and language of the greatest storyteller who ever lived, under the care of teaching artists who are not only leaders in the professional theatre community, but rigorously trained and background checked as well. In these camps, your student will learn the basics of acting, movement, vocal work, stage combat, and improvisation with a focus on Shakespeare. Each camp culminates with a final performance at Shakespeare in the Park! All skill levels and personalities are welcome! 

Session 1:  July 11-15

WITH TRIUMPH! 

  • July 11 – 15,  from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
  • Students entering Grades 2 - 6 and Grades 7 - 12 

  • $225 per student

  • Rehearsals will take place at Bishop Dunne Catholic School (3900 Rugged Dr. Dallas, TX) with a final performance at our Samuell-Grand Amphitheater (1500 Tennison Parkway in Dallas) 

  • Register at: https://www.shakespearedallas.org/programs/camp 

  • Use This Code for a Bishop Dunne Student Discount: HOSTSCHOOL22 

WITH REVELING! 

  • July 11 – 15 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

  • Students entering Grades 2 - 6 and Grades 7 - 12 

  • $225 per student 

  • Rehearsals will take place at Bishop Dunne Catholic School (3900 Rugged Dr. Dallas, TX) with a final performance at our Samuell-Grand Amphitheater (1500 Tennison Parkway in Dallas) 

  • Register at: https://www.shakespearedallas.org/programs/camp 

  • Use This Code for a Bishop Dunne Student Discount: HOSTSCHOOL22 

Athletic Camps 

Bishop Dunne Athletic Camps will run Monday-Thursday starting June 6. Student athletes will be able to learn more about and work on strength, agility, and speed in morning sessions from 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.  For lunch, campers may bring their own lunch, or lunch will be provided for extra cost. In the afternoon, starting at 12:30 p.m., campers will attend the specific sports camp of their choosing to learn the fundamentals and skills of that sport. Bishop Dunne Summer Athletic Camps will be a fun and productive way to improve athleticism and meet friends and teammates! 

June 6-30 
Boys & girls entering grades 4-8 
8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. 

Weekly camp:
$165 / week with lunch provided 
$140 / week with no lunch provided 

Monthly camp:
$600 / month with lunch provided 
$450 / month with no lunch provided 

Daily format: 
8:30 a.m.  - 11:00 a.m.         Strength / conditioning / agility 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.       Lunch (provided or student athletes bring their own) 
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.         Sports specific camps (campers choose 1 of the below per week, to attend in the afternoon) 

Week 1: 6/6  -  6/9 
Volleyball 
Football 
Golf 

Week 2: 6/13 - 6/16 
Girls Soccer 
Boys Soccer 
Volleyball 

Week 3: 6/20 - 6/23 
Boys Basketball 
Softball 
Archery 

Week 4: 6/27 - 6/30 
Girls Basketball 
Baseball 
Golf 

Running and Speed Camp 

The camp includes form running for sprinters and distance runners; fundamental running skills; agility skills; speed training; endurance weight training; basic and advanced skills; and individual instruction. Bishop Dunne cross country/track runners will be in attendance to help campers with running races, trail running, and completing cardiovascular training, grouped by age and ability, and presented in a fun and inspirational environment. 

Week 1: June 14-16
Week 2: June 21-23
Week 3: June 28-30
Week 4: July 12-14
Week 5: July 19-21 

Girls and Boys in grades 5 - 8
Tuesday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
$40 per week or $100 if you sign up for any three weeks 

Instructors: Stephen Guerrero & Chris MacLellan 

 

COLLEGE READY CAMP 

June 13-16
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Free to students in the 2023 College Ready Academy 
$100 per student not in the 2023 College Ready Academy
Instructor: Dr. Diana Torres-Rivera

The College Ready Camp will help kick-start and prepare Bishop Dunne students for the college application process. We will focus on preparing a college interest list and writing a college essay with multiple prompts. 

 

EXPERIENCED BAND CLASS

June 20-24
Monday - Friday 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, June 24, final performance 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. (concert at 6:00 p.m.)
$100/student

Instructors:  Mr. Daniel Harrelson and Mr. Stephen Netsch

Musicians with at least one year of experience will rehearse various songs for a performance on Friday evening, while also reinforcing fundamentals on their instrument. Larger instruments, such as tubas, euphoniums, etc., may be borrowed from the school (a use agreement will be required). Shirts will be given to students for the concert, too!

BUCKET DRUMMING CLASS

June 20-24
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday, June 24, final performance 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. (concert at 6:00 p.m.)
$100/student

Instructors:  Mr. Daniel Harrelson and Mr. Stephen Netsch

This camp is for young people with little to no experience reading music or playing an instrument. At this camp, students will learn how to read rhythms and a music staff, while working to put on a special performance showcasing their work at the end of the week! Students will receive drumsticks and a t-shirt for participating!

 

MUSIC READING: Understanding how to read all rhythms and meters in music

June 20-24
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Students entering grades 5-12 in the fall
$100/student

Instructors:  Mr. Daniel Harrelson and Mr. Stephen Netsch

This camp is for young people with little to no experience reading music or playing an instrument. At this camp, students will learn how to read rhythms and a music staff, while working to put on a special performance showcasing their work at the end of the week! Students will receive drumsticks and a t-shirt for participating!