St. Mary’s is proud to host a number of summer camps designed in the Marianist spirit of educating the whole person. Some of our offerings include:
Each year, Joffrey Texas holds ballet training sessions for students of high intermediate or advanced levels of ballet training. Classes include ballet technique, pointe, men’s technique and contemporary dance. Students also participate in lectures, repertory rehearsals, character dance, music for dancers and career-related seminars.
The Charlie Migl School of Baseball Camp is open to boys 6 to 15 years of age. Campers receive instruction on all aspects of the game, including hitting, pitching/throwing, defensive play and base running. The camp is held at beautiful Dickson Stadium inside The Park at St. Mary’s. Camps generally run for one week, Monday through Thursday.
The Jim Zeleznak Basketball Camp offers a variety of half-day and all-day camps at St. Mary’s. Discounts are available for children of St. Mary’s faculty and staff, and the camp is held in the Bill Greehey Arena. Our goal is to provide every camper with a fun, educational experience that accelerates his or her development as a basketball player. A typical day at camp includes a session of fundamentals followed by 3-on-3 and 4-on-4 games. The last session is dedicated to 5-on-5 full court games.
The San Antonio Brass Camp is an intense week of rehearsals, master-classes, and performances on the beautiful campus of St. Mary’s University. This day camp allows middle school, high school and university students the opportunity to study with and be coached by the San Antonio Brass which include the principal brass of the San Antonio Symphony and St. Mary’s University brass faculty members.
One of our most popular camps, this five-day camp teaches middle schoolers and high schoolers the basics behind software development. Campers have the opportunity to explore computer games and cybersecurity.
In this camp for high school students — with a preference for juniors and seniors — some of the activities will include learning wildlife management techniques and taking a trip to Bracken Bat Cave.
St. Mary’s offers two camps for high school students: the Pathways Camp and the Career Explorations Camp. Both are designed to educate potential JAMP students about the JAMP program and the opportunities it provides, while presenting students with a unique, hands-on experience with healthcare professionals.
During the Physics Summer Camp, students will learn more about how the works — all while visiting iFly for some indoor skydiving, taking a trip to the Southwest Research Institute for a space science tour, and visiting the Scobee Planetarium. This camp is intended for high school students, with a preference for juniors and seniors.
The Pre-engineering Robotics and Java Programming Summer Program is a special 10-day summer program designed to give middle school or high school students with an interest in science and engineering an opportunity to explore engineering as a career.
Total Soccer Camps are held on the Sigma Beta Chi Field on St. Mary’s campus. Training sessions are conducted by various University Coaches. There are a variety of camp sessions, from one-day camp to overnight camps. We offer some youth camps for boys and girls ages 5-13, and others for high schoolers. Please visit the Total Soccer Camp website for more details on each session.
The Around the Horn Softball Camp covers all facets of the game, with a major emphasis on hitting and pitching, and features new and exciting variations. The camp is held at the softball stadium inside The Park at St. Mary’s.
Volleyball camps are available for “tots” age 2-8 as well as middle and high schoolers in grades 6-12. Tot Camps are typically held on a weeknight for 4 consecutive weeks. Older age camps are typically one-day camps focusing on specific skills, like setting or serving. Younger age camps work on increasing foot speed, developing hand-eye coordination, learning team building skills and having fun while learning the fundamentals.