SCL Athletic and Academic Camps


Student athletes in grades 1-9 will gain valuable skills and practice time in our exciting and affordable summer athletic and academic camps taught by varsity coaches, faculty, and players. 

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Summer Camp Dates and Pricing

Academic Camps

Art4-8July 10,17,24,3112:30–2:30p$60/70June 30
Beginner Band5-8July 31-Aug 41:00-3:00p $50/60 June 30 
FULL - Computer Science3-5 July 10–149:00–11:00a$50/60June 30 
Computer Science6-8 July 10–141:00–4:00p$60/70 June 30 
Science5-8 July 17–209:00a–11:30p$60/70June 30  

Sports Camps

Boys Basketball4–6June 19–228:30–11:30a$75/90May 31
Boys Basketball7–9June 19–2212:30–3:30p$75/90 May 31    
Girls Basketball5–9June 12–168:45a–3:00p$150/$175May 31
Bowling4–12July 24–281:00–4:00p$65/75June 30 
Football6-9August 7–119:00a–12:00p$65/75June 30
Soccer5–9July 31–Aug 49:00a–12:00p$60/70June 30
Volleyball6–9July 24–279:00a–12:00p$60/70June 30


1–9June 26–309:00a–12:00p$50/60May 31

Art Camp (Gr. 4-8)

Explore a variety of artistic media and methods, including drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Create your own works of art under the direction of SCL art instructor Lucas Boehm and top student artists. Weather permitting, the outdoors will serve as creative inspiration.

Lucas Boehm

Basketball Camp (Boys Gr. 4-9, Girls Gr. 5-9)

Build a love for the game and develop sound fundamental skills and team play. Each day includes instructional stations, individual skill contests, and team competition. Campers should bring a great attitude. Grades 4-6 boys may be dropped off as early as 8:00 a.m. Girls may be dropped off as early as 8:15 a.m. Girls should bring a lunch. Girls basketball camp will finish at 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

Dave Mielke (Girls Coach)

Jay Wendland (Boys Coach)

Beginner Band Camp (Gr. 5-8)

Under the direction of award-winning band director John Fenske, campers will select an instrument, learn basic playing skills, and combine to play a selection at the final performance. No prior band experience necessary. SCL will provide instruments.

John Fenske

Bowling Camp (Gr. 4-12)

Becoming a better bowler requires strategy, technique, and accuracy! Increase your strength and accuracy under the guidance of SCL’s varsity bowling coach and top student bowlers at Concord Lanes in South St. Paul, or just come to make new friends and have a good time. Cost includes lane fees, shoe rental, and equipment.

Dan Swiderski

Computer Science Camp (Gr. 3-5 (FULL!) and 6-8)

Become a computer superhero by understanding the “whys” and “hows” of the technology you use every day! Campers will learn to think like programmers in this hands-on five-day camp that teaches computing beyond video games. Grades 3-5 will program a robot while learning basic programming logic and sequencing. Grades 6-8 will design basic games using more advanced logic.

Update 5/15/17: The grades 3-5 camp is full!

David Tess

Football Camp (Gr. 6-9)

Improve mental focus and learn winning technique from SCL varsity coach Carl Lemke and the Crusader varsity coaching staff. Coaches teach proper blocking and tackling form with some limited contact. Game-like situations will be set up. Athletes will be grouped according to their age and ability. Campers should be dressed and ready for physical activity every day. Proper athletic shoes, socks, shorts, etc. should be worn. Helmets and shoulder pads will be issued. Campers are asked to bring their own towels and locks. Lockers and shower rooms will be available for use.

Carl Lemke

Science Camp (Gr. 5-8)

Observe, investigate, hypothesize, experiment, create! Join the St. Croix Lutheran science department in one of their biology, chemistry, or physics labs for four days of exciting and interactive exploration!

Brent Schacht

Soccer Camp (Gr. 5-9)

SCL’s co-ed soccer camp will improve your fundamental skills in a relaxed, yet enthusiastic and competitive environment. Arrive early and be dressed for physical activity. Proper athletic shoes, socks, shorts, etc., should be worn. Shin pads are mandatory. We ask that participants bring their own water each day also. Registration is limited to 80 campers and includes individual instruction, a soccer ball, t-shirt, and awards.

David Huebner (Girls Coach)

Chris Maki (Boys Coach)

Volleyball Camp (Gr. 6-9)

Serve, bump, set, spike, and block! Come and learn from three-time section 4AA coach of the year Rachel Grev and varsity players at the SCL volleyball camp! Each day includes instructional stations, individual skill contests, and team competition. Campers will also play games of 6-on-6. To maintain a strong and safe learning environment, the camp will be limited to the first 80 registered and paid. Registration fees include instruction, prizes, awards, and a camp t-shirt. Campers must bring shoes, socks, shirt, shorts, knee pads, and a water bottle for break times. Please report any illnesses or injuries to the staff prior to the start of camp.

Rachel Grev

Wrestling Camp (Gr. 1-9) 

Wrestle like a champion! The Crusader wrestling camp teaches folkstyle (high school) wrestling and offers campers the opportunity to try out some of the best moves and techniques in the sport. This camp is geared toward beginners who are interested in building their skills. Campers should bring shorts, t-shirts, a water bottle, and wrestling shoes (optional).
Cory Olson
Afton Sobasky, Class of 2014, D1 Scholarship Athlete, Bradley University
" I’ve been pushed to become a better leader and athlete through (Coach Grev's) commitment to me as an individual and to the team. This has prepared me to be a successful college student athlete. "
- Afton '14