What are you doing this summer?

How will you answer this question? If you attend one (or more!) of Regina Dominican’s exciting and informative summer camps, you will be able to say you are going to make the most of your summer! Imagine programming your own app, solving a crime, journeying through a forest canopy, writing your own short story, or creating music through improvisation. You decide your summer. Make it an unforgettable summer at Regina Dominican.

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Programs Descriptions

Have you ever wanted to write from a narwhal’s point of view? Or, describe that perfect game you won? Then come join us for a week of story creation. This camp will provide a fun and creative environment where you can let your ideas fly! Set all those story ideas on paper with Regina Dominican faculty and students leading a variety of creative writing projects.

Grade: 5th-6th and 7th-8th (Two Cohorts)

Early Bird: $185 /Regular Price: $200

7/16-7/19  M-TH 12:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Stay the Day! Pair this camp with STEM/Math.

Explore the science behind a criminal investigation. Students will increase and strengthen their laboratory skills by analyzing the evidence: blood spatter, handwriting, hair and fibers, fingerprints and more. All activities are hands-on in the lab!

Grade: 6th-9th

Early Bird: $135 /Regular Price: $150

7/9-7/12  M-TH 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Stay the Day! Pair this camp with a volleyball (9th-grade students) or tennis camp.

Got an idea for an app? Learn how to make it happen at the Regina Dominican Coding Camp! In this camp, you’ll learn the basics of coding to help transform your idea into an app, using the same programming language that app store programmers use. The camp will get you started in programming, and you’ll get a behind the scenes look at actual apps in the app store. No experience required!

Grade: 6th-12th

Early Bird: $185 /Regular Price: $200

6/18-6/21  M-TH 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Stay the Day! Pair this camp with a softball camp.

This course is designed to help students examine healthy lifestyles, select goals and make plans to achieve and maintain optimal physical, mental, emotional and social health. Working closely with the student services department, lesson plans will guide the student to an understanding of the lifelong process of physical, intellectual, emotion and social growth. Human sexuality, with an emphasis on sexual abstinence until marriage, is explored. Cyber research, films, projects and class activities are used to foster student understanding. This course is a state requirement for graduation. iPads are required for this course.

Grade: 10th

Price: $550

6/18-7/19  M-TH 8 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

This required course integrates refinement of electronic research strategies, instruction in speech composition, development of effective Power Point programs and training in speech delivery. Successful completion of this course empowers the student to apply what she has learned to presentations that she will give throughout her academic and professional career. iPads are required for this course.

Grade: 9th-12th

Price: $550

6/18-7/19  M-TH 8 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Participants will complete hands-on activities within the STEM field: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Topics will include math/science boot camp, coding apps, and engineering projects. A demonstration of 3D printing will be included.

Grade: 6th-8th

Early Bird: $235 /Regular Price: $250

7/16-7/19  M-TH 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Stay the Day! Pair this camp with Creative Writing.

Students will develop academic strategies needed for successful completion of high school coursework, particularly in English. Instruction will emphasize motivation, responsibility, goal-setting, organization, time management, textbook annotation, test-taking skills, note taking and reading actively. A review of grammar and basic composition skills will also be emphasized. Various technologies will be utilized to enhance learning. Instruction will include assistance with the English department required summer reading. This is a .25 credit course and does not replace Literary Genres. iPads are required for this course.

Grade: 9th

Price: $400

6/18-7/19  M-TH 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

This course is designed to provide assistance for students who need further preparation in math prior to freshman year. Students will review arithmetic topics including fractions, decimals and other pre-algebra topics. Study skills for math success will be taught. This is a .25 credit course and does not replace Algebra I. iPads are required for this course.

Grade: 9th

Price: $400

Session I: 6/18-7/19  M-TH 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. (Reserved for students who are also taking Transition to High School English)

Session II: 6/18-7/19  M-TH 10:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

Important Information

Grade level refers to grade in the fall of 2018.

All camps are co-ed unless otherwise indicated.

Programs will not be held on July 4.

Early Bird pricing will close February 8.

Regular pricing will begin February 9.

Academic Credit Program Information


Summer school classes move at an accelerated pace. Regular attendance is important for success in class. One day of absence is equivalent to a week of absence during the regular school year. A student missing more than one class day will be dropped from the class and no course refund will be issued. Please plan vacations and other outside activities accordingly. Accumulated tardies of three hours will count as one day of absence.

Reporting Absences

An absence must be reported by a parent or guardian by 9 a.m. Please direct your call to Kelly Block at 847-256-7660 ext. 263. When returning to school, the student must present a signed note from the parent or guardian explaining the absence to the teacher.


On the first day of class, each teacher will inform students of necessary books and supplies that are needed for class. Some books will be available for purchase through the school.

For More Information

Contact Kelly Block at kblock@rdhs.org