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With youth summer programs in the arts, athletics, and sciences, Lutheran West offers a fun, welcoming, and educational environment for grade-school students each June and July. Summer camp schedules and registration information are typically available beginning in February of each year. All Lutheran West summer camps include a camp t-shirt. Along with instruction in the camp subject, campers will also benefit from the faith-centered atmosphere of all Lutheran West programs. 
 
Register-Button2020 Camp Schedule:
Details for all 2020 Summer Camps are listed below. 
Ceramics
Ages: Entering grades 2-8
When: Monday-Friday  June 8-12, 12:00-2:30 PM
Cost: $110
About Camp: Working in Lutheran West’s arts classroom with on-site ceramics kiln, campers will learn hand-building techniques, glazing, and surface decoration as they create several functional pieces of ceramic art. Taught by Lutheran West's art instructor. Limit 24 participants. 
 
Drawing & Painting
Ages: Entering grades 5-8 
When: Monday-Friday June 8-12, 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Cost: $80
About Camp: Young artists will explore their style and creativity while learning foundational concepts in drawing and painting. Taught by Lutheran West's art instructor. Limit 24 participants. 
 
Girls' Multi-Sport
Ages: Entering grades K-4
When: Monday-Thursday June 8-11, 9:00 - 12:00 PM 
Cost: $80
About Camp: Girls’ Multi-Sport Camp is designed specifically for younger girls to try out a variety of sports. Lutheran West soccer and basketball coaches will collaborate to teach fundamentals in these sports in a fun, encouraging environment that is perfect for beginners!
 
Co-ed Soccer
Ages: Entering grades 1-4 / Entering grades 5-9
When: Monday-Thursday June 15-18 (all players); Friday June 19 (optional goalkeeper only session) 
Cost: $80 / goalkeeper session $15
About Camp: Working with Lutheran West Varsity and JV coaches as well as high school players, campers will improve individual skills and techniques along with developing their team play. They will learn about attacking and defending in 1v1, 2v2, and 3v3 situations. Various elements of the game will be taught through enjoyable activities and competitions.
 
Theatre Arts
Ages: Entering grades 3-8
When: Monday-Friday June 15-19 AND Monday-Friday June 22-26, 1:00 - 4:00 PM; Performance on Saturday June 27 at 1:00 PM
Cost: $200
About Camp: Young thespians will learn the fundamentals of theatre arts (including singing, choreography, set building, properties, lights, sound, makeup/hair, and costumes) while working collaboratively to rehearse for a performance of Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr.* at the conclusion of the two weeks of camp. Camp fee includes all rehearsal and performance needs, including scripts, rehearsal tracks, costume elements, sets, and props. Please note that this is a two-week-long camp.
About Camp: Campers will work with Lutheran West track & field coaches to develop basic skills and techniques in each track & field event group. The final day will include a mini-meet and awards. 
* Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). Authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com 
Track & Field
Ages: Entering grades 5-9
When: Monday-Thursday July 13-16, 8:30-11:30 AM
Cost: $80
About Camp: Campers will work with Lutheran West coaches to develop basic skills and techniques in each track & field event group. The final day will include a mini-meet and awards. 
 
Girls' Volleyball 
Ages: Entering grades 4-9
When: Monday-Thursday June 15-18, 4:30-7:30 PM 
Cost: $80
About Camp: Campers will improve individual skills and techniques, team communication, and offensive and defensive systems. Camp will include instruction from LW volleyball coaches, fun, friendly competition, daily devotions, and awards.
 
Cooking
Ages: Entering grades 6-9
When: Monday-Thursday June 22-25
Cost: $100 (includes food costs)
About Camp: Campers will explore cooking and baking techniques, food safety, kitchen & culinary terminology, and more in Lutheran West's on-site culinary arts classroom. Taught by Lutheran West's culinary arts instructor. Please notify Elizabeth Greco at egreco@lutheranwest.com of any food allergies or sensitivities prior to camp.
 
Boys' Basketball
Ages: Entering grades 4-9
When: June 22-25, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: $80 
About Camp: Daily instructional stations, competitions, and games will build campers' skill levels in shooting, passing, free throwing, defending, screening, rebounding, and other aspects of the game. Camp includes daily talks on the mental and spiritual aspects of basketball and of being an athlete, good sportsman, & teammate. Taught by Lutheran West men's basketball varsity and JV coaching staff. 

Camp Invention®
Ages: Entering grades K-6
When: Monday-Friday July 6-10, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: $230
About Camp: Camp Invention®, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame®, promotes creative problem solving, STEM applications, innovation, creativity, and confidence in participants. Register at Invent.org/Camp
 
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