Summer Camps

Summer is a busy, fun, and productive time at Bishop Dunne. Students can choose to take courses in academic subjects, strengthen foundations, work ahead to be ready for rigorous classes, learn something wonderfully new just for enjoyment, or develop athletic skills. Summer programs are also an excellent way for new students to make new friends and learn their way around campus.

Athletic Camps

Falconettes Mini Summer Camp - ages 7– 13
June 12-14, 2019

Wednesday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $99
Instructor: Kelly Norman

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 a show-off on the last day from 3-4 pm. Each camper needs to bring a lunch and drink.


Introduction to Archery - 4th - 8th Grade
Session 2: July 8, 10, 15, 17,22, 24

Monday & Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $150 per session
Instructor: Maria Paiz (USA Archery Level I & II, World Archery Level I)

This is a beginner's class for those with no or little archery experience. Campers will learn safety, rules and etiquette on an archery range. They will learn the basics about equipment and different styles of shooting. Campers will learn the NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) shot process and shoot the Genesis compound bow.


Fundamentals of Archery - 4th - 12th Grade
Session 2: July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25

Tuesday & Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $210 per session
Instructor: Maria Paiz (USA Archery Level I & II, World Archery Level I)

This is for archers who are in the Bishop Dunne archery team or archers who have at least one year of competitive shooting experience. Campers will practice USA Archery's NTS system, do specific mental and physical training for strength and endurance. This will include form practice with stretch bands and other tools. Campers may bring their own equipment, otherwise we will shoot Recurve bows. (A few recurves may be available but not guaranteed). Campers will also learn about different competitions, scoring rules and tournament etiquette.


Boys' Football Camp - 6th – 8th Grade
June 17, 2019

Monday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $35
Instructors: Michael Johnson, Delone Williams, Myron Hawthorne, Bryson Lewis, Zach Coleman, and Bobby Watkins

This camp is a non-contact, skills-teaching camp designed to not only focus on teaching methods of football, but learning methods of the game. Skill development is emphasized through agility drills and position specialized instruction. This camp features former collegiate players and coaches that teaches the fundamentals of football. Each player will receive hands-on instruction as they participate in drills and simulate practice of a collegiate or professional athlete.


Running Camp
Grades: Girls and Boys Incoming 5th – 8th Grade
Date: June 11-13, 18-20, & 25-27 and July 9-11, & 16-18 (Tuesday – Thursday)
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $40 per week or $100 per month
 
Instructors: Stephen Guerrero & Chris MacLellan

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 in age and ability grouping in a fun and inspirational environment.


Middle School Girls' Volleyball Camp - 5th-8th Grade
June 17-18, 2019

Monday-Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $75
Instructors: Andrew Palileo (Head Coach) and University of North Texas Women's Volleyball Staff

This skills camp is designed to meet the needs of athletes entering grades 5-8. The focus is on all aspects of the game, particularly fundamentals. Skill development is emphasized through on-court instruction in the following areas: serving, serve receiving, forearm passing, setting, attacking, team defense, blocking, team reception, attack coverage and team transition.


High School Girls' Volleyball Camp - 9th-12th Grade
June 17-18, 2019

Monday-Tuesday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $100
Instructors: Andrew Palileo (Head Coach) and University of North Texas Women's Volleyball Staff

This skills camp is designed to meet the needs of athletes entering grades 9-12. The focus is on all aspects of the game, particularly fundamentals. Skill development is emphasized through on-court instruction in the following areas: serving, serve receiving, forearm passing, setting, attacking, team defense, blocking, team reception, attack coverage and team transition.


Bishop Dunne Summer Camp is not a licensed child care facility and does not offer child care services.

Nike Basketball Camps

Bishop Dunne welcomes Pro Level Training Nike Basketball Camps to our campus.

Take advantage of your time off this summer break to improve your basketball skills and knowledge. Challenge yourself and reach your on-court goals with Coach Charles Stoker and his staff in Dallas, Texas.

Pro Level Training Nike Basketball Camps mission is to provide players with the skills and mental approach they need to become a better and more explosive player. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals, footwork, balance, and conditioning.

Nike Boys' Basketball Camp - Ages 8-16
July 22-26, 2019

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Cost: $275
Instructor: Charles Stoker


 

Shakespeare Dallas Summer Camps

Bishop Dunne welcomes Shakespeare Dallas summer programs to our campus. 

Contact Julie Osborne Watts at josborne@shakespearedallas.org or 214.559.2778 with any questions.

What Visions Have I Seen!
June 17-21, Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (before care 7 a.m. - 10 a.m., after care 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.*)
Grades 2-6

Students will learn the basics of acting, movement, vocal work, stage combat, and improvisation with a focus on Shakespeare. Students will have the opportunity to portray characters from Shakespeare's plays and learn more about Shakespeare as they prepare for their final performance at Shakespeare in the Park.
$215

What Dreams May Come
June 17-21, Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (before care 7 a.m. - 10 a.m., after care 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.*)
Grades 7-12

Students will have the opportunity to explore Shakespeare through an in depth study of Shakespeare's plays. Students will develop their acting, movement, and vocal skills while producing scenes from Shakespeare's plays for a final performance at Shakespeare in the Park.
$215

Midsummer Madness
July 8-19, Mondays - Fridays
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (before care 7 a.m. - 10 a.m., after care 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.*)
Grades 2-6

During this two week camp students will receive in depth instruction in acting, movement, vocal work, stage combat, and improvisation with a focus on Shakespeare. Students will portray characters from one Shakespeare's plays in a final performance at Shakespeare in the Park.
$310

The Play's the Thing
July 8-19, Mondays - Fridays
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (before care 7 a.m. - 10 a.m., after care 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.*)
Grades 7-12

Students will have the opportunity to explore Shakespeare through an in depth study of one of Shakespeare's plays. During this camp students will learn about acting, movement, stage combat, vocal work, improvisation, and Shakespeare's language as they produce a full performance of one of Shakespeare's plays from start to finish. This play will culminate in a final performance at Shakespeare in the Park.
$350

*Before and After Care is $15 per day

 

 

Summer Academy

Students may select from either Session I or Session II. The content is the same for both sessions.

NOTE: This course is not a credit recovery (summer school) class.

Session I Dates: July 22-25, 2019
Session II Dates: July 29 - August 2, 2019

English Academy

Level I: Incoming 6th through 7th Grade
Session I: (Monday – Thursday) 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session II: (Monday – Thursday) 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Level II: Incoming 8th through 9th Grade
Session I: (Monday – Thursday) 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Session II: (Monday – Thursday) 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $200 Non-enrolled student
$150 Currently enrolled Bishop Dunne student
Students attend only one of the sessions

In the Bishop Dunne Summer English Academy, students learn about the types of essays and writing expected of a student at Bishop Dunne. In addition to review of grammar and sentence structure, students learn how to analyze a writing prompt, use a graphic organizer to plan their essay, and how to turn a rough draft into a correctly formatted final draft according to MLA standards. Students also learn how to read and annotate literature. In addition to a review of literary terms and genres, students learn ways to improve their reading comprehension and speed, as well as how to respond to multiple-choice and essay questions about literature. This camp is highly recommended for some incoming students who will be informed via email, and other students are also welcome to attend.

 


Math Academy

Level I: Incoming 6th through 7th Grade
Session I: (Monday – Thursday) 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Session II: (Monday – Thursday) 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Level II: Incoming 8th through 9th Grade
Session I:  (Monday – Thursday) 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session II: (Monday – Thursday) 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $200 Non-enrolled student
$150 Currently enrolled Bishop Dunne student
Students attend only one of the week long sessions

Bishop Dunne Summer Math Academy will serve to reinforce mathematical skills taught in prior grades. Students will engage in grade appropriate reviews of order of operations, fractions, decimals, integers, algebraic concepts, problem solving skills, and more. As a result of this course, students should be better prepared to handle the rigors of upcoming grade-level courses. This camp is highly recommended for some incoming students who will be informed via email, and other students are also welcome to attend.

Bishop Dunne Summer Camp is not a licensed child care facility and does not offer child care services.

Contact Information

Christine Voigt
Summer Program Director
Delone Williams
Athletic Camps Director