Enrichment and Special Interest Camps

Ursuline is excited to offer a wide variety of special interest summer camps for students entering 1st through 9th grade. These fun-filled camps are for girls only and are under direction of Ursuline Academy faculty and staff. Each registration includes a camp t-shirt. Early registration is encouraged as most camps have limited capacity.

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Photography Camp

In Digital Photography Camp, your daughter will have the opportunity to use a high-quality, professional grade DSLR camera around Ursuline’s Campus. She will learn about composition, the principles of design, and manual settings on the camera, as she experiments with landscape, still-life, and portrait photography. She will also be encouraged to think about how her skills as a photographer could make her more present in her appreciation of beauty in the world, help her be of service to her community, or even provide a future career path! Cameras will be provided.

  • June 3rd - June 7th 
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Grades: 6th – 8th

 

Lions Who Code

Explore Computer Science at UA! Get ready to embark on a journey into the world of computer science!  Explore CS is designed to introduce middle school students to the fundamentals of coding in an engaging way.  Throughout the camp, students will learn to code using block language through a project-based learning environment.  Students will be given the opportunity to apply coding knowledge through problem-solving challenges, real-world applications, and creative expression.  Overall, students will develop a deeper understanding of programming concepts and how they can be used to solve real-world problems. 

  • June 3rd - June 7th 
  • 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Grades: 6th – 8th

 

Marine Biology Camp

Dive into the wonders of the ocean at our marine biology camp! Campers will engage in hands-on experiments to explore the unique characteristics of saltwater, conducting lab exercises with live goldfish and plants for an immersive experience. The program also features an exciting crayfish dissection, providing a closer look at marine anatomy. Our camp focuses on interactive, educational activities, allowing participants to gain insights into marine ecosystems while fostering a love for marine biology. Led by science teacher, Ms. Urso, this dynamic experience promises to captivate young minds with the marvels of the marine world.

  • June 10th - June 14th
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Grades: 6th – 8th

 

Craft Your HeART Out

Does your daughter enjoy creating imaginative creatures, objects, and functional pieces from a variety of materials? In Craft Your HeART Out, your daughter will be invited to try a variety of materials and engage in making 2-d, 3-d, and even kinetic art! We will look to repurpose everyday materials as well as work with traditional art materials like paint, stamps, fibers, paper, watercolor, and more.  Campers during this week will have a great time getting to know each other and making decisions in their artmaking, as they create a collection of fun and colorful projects!

  • June 10th - June 14th
  • 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Grades: 6th – 8th 

 

Ursuline’s Wizard Academy

You don’t have to wait until your 11th birthday to get an invitation to this camp - girls entering grades 3rd-5th are invited to join us for a week of Wizarding Camp at Ursuline Academy inspired by a popular best-selling children's series! We will sort campers into houses on our first day and have a week of fun activities, including dabbling in popular classes every wizard enthusiast is sure to enjoy - such as Potions and Magical Creatures. Don't worry if your child has not finished the beloved series, this will be a spoiler free zone for our Ursuline Wizarding Academy campers.

  • June 17th - June 21st 
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Grades: 3rd- 5th 

 

Young Writer’s Workshop

New this summer at UA is a Young Writers’ Workshop for 7th and 8th graders! During this five-day workshop, writers will explore four different styles of writing to create a writer’s portfolio by the end of the week! Monday-Thursday will cover poetry, creative short fiction, creative short nonfiction, and feature writing for journalism. We’ll view models of each style and craft our own pieces through various activities, including free writes and brainstorms, group workshopping, and one-on-one conferences with a UA English teacher! Friday will be a revision day, where writers pick one piece to revise and polish for a final draft. Be a part of a community of young writers, share your work, and learn from your peers!

  • June 17th - June 21st 
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Grades: 7th – 8th

 

Lions Paw Productions

Lion's Paw Productions proudly presents: Stage Camp! Join us the week of June 17th-21st and enjoy a week full of music, choreography, acting, and more at Ursuline Academy. This co-ed camp for 6th graders through incoming 9th graders is for young musical theatre enthusiasts. Throughout the week we will actively work with all elements of musical theatre while we work together to produce The Lion King KIDS and participate in additional fun activities around UA. Students will perform the show for their adoring fans (parents, guardians, and guests) on the final evening of the camp. Spaces are limited, so enroll your student soon!

  • June 17th - June 21st 
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Grades: 6th – 9th

 

Future Lions

Embark on a thrilling adventure during our Future Lions Camp, where each day promises to showcase the unique and cherished aspects of Ursuline! Immerse yourself in a week teeming with excitement as we delve into a variety of themes that define our special community. From engaging crafts to spirited sports, captivating experiments, and the chance to showcase individual talents in our talent show, every moment will be filled with joy and discovery. Cap off the week with an exhilarating field day, fostering camaraderie and unforgettable memories. Get ready for a fun-filled exploration of all things Ursuline, where each day brings a new dimension of excitement and celebration!

  • June 24th - 28th 
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Grades: 1st – 3rd

 

Future Lions

Embark on a thrilling adventure during our Future Lions Camp, where each day promises to showcase the unique and cherished aspects of Ursuline! Immerse yourself in a week teeming with excitement as we delve into a variety of themes that define our special community. From engaging crafts to spirited sports, captivating experiments, and the chance to showcase individual talents in our talent show, every moment will be filled with joy and discovery. Cap off the week with an exhilarating field day, fostering camaraderie and unforgettable memories. Get ready for a fun-filled exploration of all things Ursuline, where each day brings a new dimension of excitement and celebration!

  • June 24th - 28th
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Grades 4th – 5th

 

HSPT Prep Class

Prepare for the HSPT at Ursuline! Led by an experienced Ursuline teacher, the HSPT test prep course will help you feel more confident on testing day so you can do your best. The course will cover standardized test taking strategies as well as familiarize you with the format and types of questions on the HSPT, including practice questions for each section. An HSPT Prep Book will be provided for each registered student. Also, we will offer two practice tests the following Saturday after each class session is complete. The cost of this class is $130.

  • June 24th - 28th
  • Session 1 – 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
  • Session 2 – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Grade: 8th

 

Exploring Fairytales Camp

Calling all princesses! Girls entering grades 1-3 will explore different fairytales through story time as a group, STEM-related activities like trying to figure out how to get Rapunzel down from her tower, and crafts such as paper flowers for Red Riding Hood and puppets of the 7 Dwarves! We’ll start the week creating our own princess crowns to wear during the week as we explore the different morals and lessons we can learn from each tale. These activities will help empower your daughter to be a confident, curious, and courageous princess!

  • July 8th - July 12th
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Grades: 1st – 3rd

 

Cooking Around the World

The Cooking Around the World camp is perfect for adventurous eaters wanting to learn some of the basics of cooking and to explore the rich flavors of global cuisine! Each day will feature the cuisine of a different country. You will be introduced to the culture of the country and then prepare one of its signature dishes. We'll explore all continents, with sweet and savory recipes to please all palates! You will leave this week well fed and armed with a recipe book so that you can recreate these delicious foods for friends and family!

  • July 8th - July 12th
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Grades: 6th – 8th

Athletic Camps

Ursuline Academy in Cincinnati offers camps in several different sports. These camps are run by the Ursuline coaching staff in the summer. The camps are designed to teach technical and tactical skills in a fun and competitive environment. Camp registration includes a t-shirt and early registration is encouraged.

Camps will close when capacity is reached. Our coaches like a manageable number of campers in order to provide the best experience for those who attend. Please be sure to register early.

Basketball, Cross Country, Volleyball & Tennis camps take place at Ursuline Academy; Field Hockey, Soccer, Lacrosse and Softball camps take place at the Blue Ash Sports Complex on Grooms Road.

2024 Dates

Register your daughter for her fall 2024 grade.

Summer 2024 Camp Dates

Basketball Camp  7th-9th graders - June 3-6  - 9:30-11:30 - $110

Basketball Camp 4th - 6th grade - June 10-13 - 9:30-11:30 - $110

Soccer Camp 6th-9th grade - June 10-13 - 9-11:30 - $125

Field Hockey Camp 6th-9th grade - June 17 -20 - 9-11:00 am - $110

Lacrosse Camp 6th -9th grade - July 22-25 - 5:00-7:00 pm - $110

Softball Camp 3rd - 6th grade June 24-27 from 9:00-11:00 am - $110

Softball Camp 6th - 9th grade June 24-27 from 9:00-11:00 am - $110

Tennis Camp 6th - 9th grade June 17-21 from 10:00-12:00 - $110

Volleyball Camp - Little Lions Camp 1st - 4th grade - May 1, 8 & 15 - 6-7:30 pm - $90

Volleyball Positional Clinic - Backrow 5th-8th grade - May 1 - 4-5:30 - $30

Volleyball Positional Clinic - Front Row - 5th - 8th grade - May 8 - 4-5:30 - $30

Volleyball Positional Clinic - Setting - 5th - 8th grade - May 15 - 4-5:30 - $30

Volleyball Camp 7th - 8th grade - June 3-6 - 4-6:30 - $125

Volleyball Camp 5th - 6th grade - June 10-13 - 4-6:30 - $125

Volleyball Camp 5th - 8th grade - July 15- 18 - 4-6:30 - $125

Dance Camp 4th-8th grade - June 24-27 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm - $125

For more information contact Athletic Director Colleen O'Brien at cobrien@ursulineacademy.org.

Athletic Camp Registration

Questions? Contact Athletic Director Colleen O'Brien at cobrien@ursulineacademy.org.