Camp Cavalier

Camp Cavalier 2020
June 1-25, 2020

Registration is now open! Read the camp descriptions below, then click here to register and pay online
 
Questions? Contact Ms. Deanne Rodgers '11 at 314-783-4419 or drodgers@bishopdubourg.org
Cooking
June 8-11, 1:00-3:00 p.m. (Grades 5-8)
June 15-18, 1:00-3:00 p.m. (Grades 1-4)
Come cook with us in Bishop DuBourg’s kitchen! We will cut, mix, dice, blend and bake! We will have all new delicious recipes this year for you to create.
 
DBC Live Media Production
June 8-11, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Grades 5-8
Come learn the fundamentals of video production! Create your own videos in our DBC Live television studio.
 
Art
June 22-25
8:30-10:30 a.m. (Grades 1-4)
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Grades 5-8)
Channel your inner Van Gogh and come create with Ms. Barger! Campers will have the chance to draw, paint, use pastels, create origami, and more! Please make sure campers wear clothes they don't mind getting dirty.
 
Basketball
Girls: June 1-4, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Boys: June 8-11, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Grades 3-8
Camp attendees will have fun improving their fundamental basketball skills. Campers will perform skill enhancement drills and apply those skills in daily contests and games. All players will be instructed by current and former DB basketball players and coaches.
SHOOTING: Campers will learn the eight shooting keys. Once the keys are learned, shooting is all about repetition and hard work.
BALL HANDLING: Campers will learn multiple game-like ball handling moves along with being able to dribble, drive and finish with contact. Camp will incorporate high school and collegiate drills to help challenge and improve each camper’s ball handling skills.
DEFENSE: Campers will learn defensive techniques by implementing competitive defensive drills that will maximize the camper’s ability to play great on-ball and off-ball defense.
 
Soccer
Girls: June 8-11, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Boys: June 15-18, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Grades 3-8
The soccer camp curriculum will cover ball handling and decision making for all players. This will be done through game-like situations in a fun environment.
DRIBBLING: Campers will warm-up with the ball every single day with a series of moves and touches designed to ensure that they have in excess of 500 touches per day. Players will be given specific exercises that they can work on outside of the confinement of camp to improve their game.
TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES: Players will work on skills that are essential to the game of soccer. These include receiving, turning, passing and shooting. The emphasis will be on putting them in a competitive framework to add enjoyment for the player.
GAMES: Campers will participate in competitive games design to replicate experiences all players will witness in a live game. Coaches will use these games to increase the player’s enjoyment and use teachable moments to give players ideas how to handle similar situations in competitive matches.
EVALUATIONS: All campers will receive feedback from a member of the Bishop DuBourg High School staff. The idea behind this is to create a mindset of how to improve on a regular basis.
 
Volleyball
June 15-18, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Coed, grades 3-8
The Cavalier Volleyball Camp is designed for athletes of all ages and skill levels. Campers are designated by skill level and age in order to train campers and get them to their next level of play.
SPECIFIC FUNDAMENTALS INCLUDE: Serving, Passing, Setting, Blocking, Attacking
 
Football
June 15-18, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Boys, grades 3-8
This camp is a comprehensive, instructional opportunity with emphasis on individual techniques and fundamentals.
SPECIFIC FUNDAMENTALS INCLUDE: Stance, Alignment, Techniques, Drills, Kickers, Punters, Long Snapping
 
Cheerleading
June 15-18, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Coed, grades 3-8
This camp will teach the fundamentals of cheerleading.
 
Baseball
June 22-25, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Boys, grades 3-8
Camp attendees will be instructed in the areas of hitting, pitching, fielding and base running.
SPECIFIC FUNDAMENTALS INCLUDE: Campers will rotate through series of supervised stations each designed to teach a different piece of hitting. Players will improve pitch and strike-zone recognition, timing, balance, quickness, power, situational hitting and bunting.
PITCHING: Campers will cover topics from fundamentals and mechanics to more advanced concepts. Drills and repetition will improve a pitcher’s speed and control.
FIELDING & BASE RUNNING: Campers will improve the skills of infielders and outfielders. Fielding drills and instruction cover areas such as stance, positioning, footwork, anticipation, reaction, game situations and more. Base running instruction promotes improvement in quickness and speed with proper running technique, lead offs, stealing, game situations and more.