Camp Purple is a great way for your kids to spend the summer! At Guerin Catholic, we offer a variety of camps from fine arts, academics, athletics and more.

          • All Camps will take place at Guerin Catholic High School
          • Grades for Camps are based on the 2017-18 school year
          • All Camps include a t-shirt if registered by May 31, 2017
          • All Camps include a 2017-18 Nest Pass
            (Exclusive to Camp Purple attendees, the Nest Pass allows students in grades K-8 who attend Camp Purple FREE entrance to all GCHS regular season home athletic and fine arts events during the 2017-2018 school year! Limit one pass per student.)

    Click on camp choices below to view the details of each camp and to register.

    Camp Purple reserves the right to change or cancel any camp or class. Efforts will be made to assign the campers affected to another camp or clinic if a cancellation or change occurs. A complete refund will be given in those cases where other placement is not possible.

    There will be NO REFUNDS for Camp Purple withdraws made after May 31, 2017.
    Prior to that date, a refund, less $15 processing fee, will be granted.

    Please contact our Camp Purple Coordinator, Jill Folstrom, at camps@guerincatholic.org with any questions.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    A: Camp Purple looks to the grade each camper will be in based on the 2017-18 school year.

    A: Each day, all campers will be checking in with our camp representatives inside the school’s main entrance at our check-in welcome table. After checking in, the camp instructors or counselors will escort the campers to the enrichment camp classrooms or the athletic locations. It is suggested that parents accompany the campers to the check-in table, especially on the first day of camp. Each camp instructor/coach will also send an email to the campers parents the weekend before the start of camp to introduce themselves, review expectations and remind parent of check-in procedures.

    A: Campers will be escorted by camp instructors or counselors to the front of the school’s main entrance for parent pick up. The instructors, coaches or counselors will remain at the front of school until their campers have all been picked up by a parent. Weather permitting, campers can be outside by the front doors for a carpool-style pick up.

    A: You can contact Camp Purple via email at camps@guerincatholic.org or Camp Purple Coordinator, Jill Folstrom, at 317-582-0120 ext 318. Email and phones are checked daily.

    A: Camp Purple reserves the right to change or cancel any camp or class. Efforts will be made to assign the campers affected to another camp or clinic if a cancellation or change occurs. A complete refund will be given in those cases where other placement is not possible. There will be NO REFUNDS for Camp Purple withdraws made after May 31, 2017. Prior to that date, a refund, less $15 processing fee, will be granted.

    A: Each camp instructor will contact the campers parent/guardian with instruction on that days schedule, especially if the camp is scheduled to be held outdoors. If an outdoor camp can be moved indoors, we will make every attempt to do so, given indoor availability.

    A: No specific dress code is mandatory. Please ensure your camper is comfortable and dressed appropriately for the camp in which they are register to participate. Each camper will receive a Camp Purple T-shirt on the first day of camp.

     

    ENRICHMENT CAMPS

    June 5-9

    CP-2015-GuitarGrades: 6th- 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 5th – Friday, June 9th

    Time: 9 am – 12 pm

    Cost: $125

    What to Bring: Each camper is to bring your own guitar.

    Contact: Brian Goshorn at bgoshorn@guerincatholic.org


    Description: This camp focuses on giving the student some basic tools for playing guitar. This includes reading and playing notes and chords and improvising. Songs and exercises will be used to apply these tools. No previous guitar experience is required.

    June 12-16

    Art From The Heart Camp
    Grades:
    Morning Session: 5th – 8th
    Afternoon Session: K – 4th

    Dates: Monday, June 12th – Friday, June 16th

    Time:
    Morning (5-8): 9 am – 12 pm
    Afternoon (K-4): 1 pm – 4 pm

    Cost: $125

    What to Bring: Wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting messy.

    Contacts: Catherine Brenner at cbrenner@sldmfishers.org


    Description: This art camp will include many fun, meaningful and creative projects for your student to explore! From painting, glitter and drawing to collage, sculpture and origami!! If you love art and are looking for something fun to do, this camp is for you!

    Registration is now closed

    Cooking Camp

    Grades: 3rd – 4th

    Dates: Monday, June 12th – Friday, June 16th

    Time: 9 am – 12 pm

    Cost: $150

    What to Bring: Please wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting messy and an apron if you have one!

    Contacts: Laura Garcia at ljgarcia7712@gmail.com


    Description: Join us in the GCHS cafe to learn age appropriate cooking/baking techniques, discover new foods, and have some fun! We will spend each morning learning new recipes and end each day eating a lunch we prepared ourselves! Campers will be hands on from beginning to end and even have a chance to practice knife skills using kid-friendly safety knives. This camp is perfect for someone who is always ready to help in the kitchen! Every camper will receive copies of each recipe we create and will get to bring them home in their very own recipe box at the end of the week.

     

    Registration is now closed

    Baking Camp
    Grades: 5th – 6th

    Dates: Monday, June 12th – Friday, June 16th

    Time: 1 pm – 4 pm

    Cost: $150

    What to Bring: Please wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting messy and an apron if you have one!

    Contacts: Laura Garcia at ljgarcia7712@gmail.com


    Description: Join us in the GCHS cafe for a week full of baking fun! This camp is dedicated solely to baking, and we will bake a little of everything including cookies, cakes, breads, and pies! After sampling our creations each day and setting a little aside to take home to our families, we will package the rest up for a bake sale. Our bake sale will be open to all of Camp Purple during check-in and pick-up, and all proceeds will benefit the Guerin Catholic Community Garden. This camp is perfect for someone who loves to be creative and help in the kitchen! Every camper will receive copies of each recipe we create and will get to bring them home in their very own recipe box at the end of the week.

    Registration is now closed

    June 19-23

    Princess Camp
    Grades: K – 3rd

    Dates: Monday, June 19th – Friday, June 23rd

    Time: 9 am – 12 pm

    Cost: $125

    What to Bring: Wear comfortable clothing for activities. Princess attire perfectly acceptable!

    Contacts: Katie Stordy ’17 and Maggie Stordy ’18 at mstordy07@gmail.com


    Description: Come learn about being the princess that God made you to be through Saints, virtues, princesses, games, crafts, skits, and many other activities. At the end of the week, all family and friends are invited to come see their little girl be crowned a princess. If you want to have fun learning how to be a princess, this camp is for you!

    Registration is now closed

    Superhero Camp
    Grades: K – 3rd

    Dates: Monday, June 19th – Friday, June 23rd

    Time: 9 am – 12 pm

    Cost: $125

    What to Bring: Wear comfortable clothing for fun, Superhero activities!

    Contacts: Dawn Street at dstreet@guerincatholic.org


    Description: Everyone has the ability to be a superhero…find your inner superhero at GC’s Superhero Camp. Play SUPER games, make SUPER art, enjoy SUPER outdoor time, design your very own comic book, make and eat SUPER snacks, explore past and modern day superheroes, and make SUPER new friends. Don’t miss this SUPER event with Guerin Catholic teacher Dawn Street.

    Registration is now closed

    June 26-30

    Camp InventionGrades: 1st – 5th

    Dates: Monday, June 26th – Friday, June 30th

    Time: 9 am – 3:30 pm

    Cost:
    $215 (if registered by 3/20 use Promo Code: DISCOVER25)
    $225 (if registered by 5/1 use Promo Code: DISCOVER15)
    $240 (if registered after 5/1)

    What to Bring: Wear comfortable dress for activities and inventing.

    Contacts: Jill Folstrom at jfolstrom@guerincatholic.org


    Description: Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! This summer’s all-new curriculum allows children in 1st through 5th grade to experience real-world problem solving and creative thinking as they transform a distant exoplanet, take risks as future entrepreneurs, blast rockets and rubber chickens, and wire a circuit to create their own Spy Gadget Alarm Box! Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities that will launch your child’s imagination.

    Registration is now closed

    Invention ProjectGrades: 6th – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 26th – Friday, June 30th

    Time: 9 am – 12 pm

    Cost: $200

    What to Bring: Wear comfortable dress for activities and inventing.

    Contacts: Jill Folstrom at jfolstrom@guerincatholic.org


    Description: Take fun to the next level with Invention Project, a one-of-a-kind program for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. Every day is different, so some might be unearthing circuitry, energy and economics while others are teaming up with friends to make, dream and engineer smart clothing, drone technology, programmable robots and remote-controlled origami bots. You get the tools and inspiration to build what you want and leave with what you need to make anything possible.

    Registration is now closed

    July 10-14

    ReadySetCreate Camp
    Grades: 3rd – 5th

    Dates: Monday, July 10th – Friday, July 14th

    Time: 9 am – 12 pm

    Cost: $125

    What to Bring: Wear comfortable clothing for creating

    Contact: Allison Gerulski Weghorst ’08 at a.weghorst@smgonline.org


    Description: Boys and girls will explore and create with different art mediums-from string and alunimum cans, to paper and wax. Each day campers will craft their own original pieces with the art medium of the day. No artistic background needed, just an excitement to create!

    Registration is now closed

    ReadySetCreate Camp
    Grades: 1st – 4th

    Dates: Monday, July 10th – Friday, July 14th

    Time: 9 am – 12 pm

    Cost: $125

    What to Bring: Wear comfortable clothing

    Contact: Kristy Worthington at kworthington@sldmfishers.org


    Description: Calling all junior scientists, inventors, and/or engineers: We need you for a week of hands-on scientific fun! Come and explore topics such as electricity, sound, chemistry, gravity, and motion through engaging experiments and projects. The best part is getting to make a project to take home each day!

    Registration is now closed

    Slumber Party Sewing Camp
    Grades: 3rd – 8th

    Dates: Monday, July 10th – Friday, July 14th

    Time: 1 pm – 4 pm

    Cost: $125

    What to Bring: Please bring your sewing machine. The instructor will send out the amount of material needed for each project so each camper can select their own material for camp. NOTE: If you do not have a machine contact the instructor to make arrangements to borrow one prior to registration

    Contact: Jane Shine at jshine01@att.net


    Description: Come to camp and have fun making everything you need to be ready for your next sleepover! Beginning to advanced campers are welcome. We will go over the basics of using a sewing machine and some tricks to make your projects look super stylish and professional!!!. All campers will also learn basic embroidery and hand sewing techniques. We will make p.j. bottoms, a sleep mask and a cozy pillow. Our last day will include a mini sleepover party with popcorn and Karaoke! (You don’t have to Karaoke if you are shy)

    Registration is now closed

     

    ATHLETIC CAMPS

    CPBaseballGrades: K – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 19th – Thursday, June 22nd

    Times:
    Grades 4th – 8th: 9 am – 11 am
    Grades K – 3rd: 11am – 1 pm

    Cost: $90.00

    What to Bring: Bring glove, cleats, bat, helmet and water bottle.

    Contact: Brad Lantz at blantz@guerincatholic.org


    Description: The Golden Eagle Baseball team would like to invite you to 4 days of baseball at GCHS! Kids will learn the fundamentals and beyond during this 4 day camp full of fun and reinforcing activities. Our own GCHS players and coaches will be there to teach and learn right along side your campers. Time slots will be divided by grades in order to maximize instruction. We hope to see you there!!!

    Registration is now closed

    camps-basketballGrades: 1st – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 5th – Friday, June 9th

    Times:
    Grades 1st – 3rd: 9 am – 10:30 am
    Grades 4th – 6th: 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
    Grades 7th – 8th: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

    Cost: $90

    What to Bring: Wear basketball/indoor sports shoes, bring a water bottle; no need to bring own basketball.

    Contact: Pete Smith at psmith@guerincatholic.org


    Description: Coach Smith’s Youth Camp is open to all boys who are entering 1st thru 8th grades in the 2017-18 school year. Boys will have the opportunity to learn and develop their basketball skills in passing, rebounding, defense, footwork, and shooting. Good sportsmanship will be stressed while the fundamentals of the game of basketball are being taught and practiced. Boys will have daily contact & receive instructions from current and past members of the Golden Eagles’ team and their coaches.

    Registration is now closed

    camps-basketball-girlsGrades: 1st – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 5th – Thursday, June 8th

    Times:
    Grades 1-4: 3 pm – 5 pm
    Grades 5-8: 5 pm – 7 pm

    Cost: $90

    What to Bring: Wear athletic shoes and bring a water bottle.

    Contact: David Roth at droth@guerincatholic.org


    Description: The Guerin Catholic Girls Basketball camp is open to all girls who are entering 1st thru 8th grade in the 2017-2018 school year. Girls will have the opportunity to focus on developing their basketball skills for both offense and defense. The coaching staff reinforces the matter of good sportsmanship while the importance of individual skills and teamwork will be presented throughout effective drills. Current Lady Golden Eagle players will be at camp demonstrating drills which will be a camp highlight.

    Registration is now closed

    Cheer CampGrades: 1st – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 5th – Thursday, June 8th

    Times: 9 am – 11 am

    Cost: $90

    What to Bring: Wear comfortable clothing, tennis shoes, hair in a ponytail, no jewelry, water bottle.

    Contact: Stephanie Sharpe at ssharpe@guerincatholic.org


    Description: The Guerin Catholic Varsity Cheerleaders are looking forward to participating in Camp Purple. The program is designed to give students 1st – 8th grade the most outstanding instructions available in chants, cheers, jumps and dance. Each class will be professionally conducted by the GCHS Varsity Cheerleaders and supervised by their coaches. The overall emphasis of the program is to transform young people into dynamic spirit leaders while helping them develop strong leadership skills and a sense of confidence about the beautiful young people God has created them to be.

    Registration is now closed

    CPFootballGrades: 3rd – 8th

    Dates: Monday, July 10th – Thursday, July 13th

    Times:

    Grades 3rd – 6th: 8:15 am – 10 am
    Grades 7th – 8th: 10:15 am – 12 pm

    Cost: $90

    What to Bring: Wear cleats; bring athletic shoes & water bottle.

    Contact: Tom Dilley at tdilley@guerincatholic.org


    Description: The Guerin Catholic Football Camp is a great way to improve football technique and skills as well as improve overall knowledge of the game. Under the instruction of the Golden Eagles head coach, Tom Dilley, football coaching staff, and Guerin Catholic football players, campers will be taught proper fundamentals and techniques of multiple positions to promote safety and improve performance. Campers will also learn the basics of the Guerin Catholic Football offensive and defensive systems. The four day camp will be a lot of fun and a great learning experience. Go Golden Eagles!

    Registration is now closed

    Boys-Lacrosse

    Grades: 1st – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 12th – Thursday, June 15th

    Time: 6 pm – 8 pm

    Cost: $90

    What to Bring: Bring stick, if you have one. Wear lax or hockey pads, cleats, helmet, mouth guard and water bottle. Additional sticks/pads on site.

    Contact: Charlie Barry at cbarry@guerincatholic.org


    Description: Looking for a new sport? Looking to improve your game? Come join the Guerin Catholic Boys Lacrosse team and coaches to experience the fastest game on two feet! During the 4 day camp boys will learn how to improve their stick skills, shooting skills, and defense. The camp will be held at the Lacrosse stadium where boys will be able to play small sided games and build to a full field competition. Grades 1-8 are welcome! They will need their own stick at a minimum, while full pads are encouraged! Can’t wait to see you there!

    Registration is now closed

    girls-lacrosse-camp

    Grades: 5th – 8th (Now open to 4th grade girls too!)

    Dates: Monday, June 12th – Thursday, June 15th

    Cost: $90

    Time: 4 pm – 6 pm

    What to Bring: Wear athletic shoes, mouth guard, goggles; bring stick & water bottle.

    Contact: Brian Billand at bbilland@guerincatholic.org


    Description: Instructional Camp designed for the intermediate player who has some experience, OR the beginner player who wants to learn the game. We offer instruction and training to develop your skills and techniques for stick work, shooting, defense, offense and concepts of the game. We have skill sessions and small games during the day as well as competitive team play depending on numbers. Campers are divided by age and skill level to provide the appropriate learning environment. Come see and play on our new turf field!

    Registration is now closed

    Boys-Soccer-Camp-lgGrades: 5th – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 19th – Thursday, June 22nd

    Time: 5 pm – 7 pm

    Cost: $90

    What to Bring: Wear athletic shoes, shin guards; bring ball and water bottle.

    Contact: Chris McGrath at cmcgrath@guerincatholic.org


    Description: This camp will concentrate on a different essential component of the game each day. It is designed for the advanced player as well as the novice. Offense, Defense, Transition and shooting will be taught by Coach Chris McGrath and the entire Guerin Catholic coaching staff, as well as Golden Eagle players.

    Registration is now closed

    camps-soccer-girlsGrades: K – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 26th – Thursday, June 29th

    Times:
    Grades K-4 AND 5-8: 6 pm – 8 pm
    *Please note change from original K-4 time (10 am – 12 pm). All grades will now meet from 6 pm – 8 pm.

    Cost: $90

    What to Bring: Wear athletic shoes, shin guards; bring ball and water bottle.

    Contact: Jonathan McClure at jmcclure@guerincatholic.org


    Description: This instructional Soccer Camp is designed with high intensity drills and plays ensuring the fundamental and technical development of your daughter’s skills though multiple areas of the game. Demonstration of skills learned will be in game situations daily. Group will be Grades K-4 grade in the morning and 5th-8th grades in the evening.

    Registration is now closed

    camps-softballGrades: 5th – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 5th – Friday, June 9th

    Times: 9 am – 11 am

    Cost: $90.00

    What to Bring: Bring glove, cleats, bat, helmet and water bottle.

    Contact: Ed Collins at ecollins@guerincatholic.org


    Description: The Golden Eagle Softball team would like to invite you to 5 days of softball at GCHS! Campers will learn the fundamentals and beyond during this 5 day camp full of fun and reinforcing activities. Our own GCHS players and coaches will be there to teach and learn right along side your campers.

    Registration is now closed

    camps-TennisGrades: K – 6th

    Dates:
    Session 1: Monday, June 5th – Thursday, June 8th
    Session 2: Monday, July 17th – Thursday, July 20th

    Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Cost: $75

    What to Bring: Wear athletic shoes; bring tennis racquet and a water bottle.

    Contact: Karl Krauter at karlkrauter@live.com


    Description: Tennis Camp will introduce participants to the fundamentals of game stroke development and game playing will be the focus of this fast paced camp. Be prepared for fast action drills that keep each camper moving and having fun!

    Registration is now closed

    camps-track_fieldGrades: K – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 5th – Friday, June 9th

    Cost: $90

    Time: 12:30 pm – 2 pm

    What to Bring: Wear athletic shoes and bring a water bottle.

    Contact: Tom Gallagher at tgallagher@guerincatholic.org


    Description: This camp is designed for athletes in all sports to improve speed through plyometrics, speed parachutes, bungees, and drills designed to increase speed. The camp highlights a Guerin Catholic track athlete in their particular event each day and is concluded with a track meet on the final day.

    Registration is now closed

    camps-boysvolleyballGrades: 5th – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 26th – Thursday, June 29th

    Cost: $90

    Time: 6 pm – 8 pm

    What to Bring: Wear athletic shoes, knee pads; bring a water bottle.

    Contact: Andrew Fuller at afuller@guerincatholic.org


    Description: Boys’ Volleyball is one of the fastest growing sporting opportunities in the NCAA, the State of Indiana, and now Guerin Catholic. Under the instruction of Head Coach Andrew Fuller and the rest of the Boys’ Volleyball family, campers will be instructed on some of the important fundamental skills and systems used inside the program. The Boys’ Volleyball program invites you to attend this four day training program where each athlete will be introduced to some of the crucial technical skills and systems that are used at the varsity level for the boys’ program. Come be part of the newest program in the Guerin Catholic Family!

    Registration is now closed

    camps-volleyballGrades: 4th – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 12th – Thursday, June 15th

    Cost: $90

    Time: 3 pm – 5pm

    What to Bring: Wear athletic shoes, knee pads; bring a water bottle.

    Contact: Ashley Pertile at apertile@guerincatholic.org


    Description: The Guerin Catholic Volleyball Camp is an excellent way to improve your defensive and offensive skills and get a better tactical understanding of the game. Demonstrations from our current Lady Golden Eagle players will be a camp highlight.

    Registration is now closed

    wrestling-campGrades: 1st – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 26th – Thursday, June 29th

    Cost: $90

    Time: 3 pm – 5pm

    What to Bring: Wear wrestling/athletic shoes, bring a water bottle

    Contact: Alex Joseph at ajoseph@guerincatholic.org


    Description: Our Camp Purple will focus on the fundamental technique progression of wrestling. At our camp you will be guided by our coaches and wrestlers through instruction, live wrestling and games to create a challenging and rewarding environment. The purpose of the camp is for athletes to learn the basic fundamentals and create a love of the sport. Please come join us in learning and improving your wrestling skills!

    Registration is now closed

    Train_Like__A_Golden_EagleGrades: 6th – 8th

    Dates: Monday, June 19th – Thursday, June 22nd

    Cost: $90

    Time: 12 pm – 3 pm

    What to Bring: Wear athletic attire and bring water bottle.

    Contact: Matt Lane at mlane@guerincatholic.org


    Description: This camp is co-ed, both boys and girls entering grades 6th – 8th. It is an intensive camp designed to train all athletes in the areas of core strength building, speed development, explosiveness, sports psychology, team building, nutrition and faith formation. Guerin Catholic varsity coaches, with support from St. Vincent Sports Performance, will run this camp.

    Registration is now closed