SCL Academic and Sports Camps

Students 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. 

EARLY BIRD RATES before the deadline (see chart).

Click here to download the 2018 summer camps brochure.

Academic Camps

Art4-8July 9,16,23,3012:30–2:30p$60/70June 30
Beginner Band5-8July 30-Aug 31:00-3:00p $50/60 June 30 
Science5-8 July 16–199:00a–11:30p$60/70June 30  
Theatre5-9August 6-101:00-3:00p$60/70June 30

Sports Camps

Boys Basketball4–6June 18-218:30–11:30a$75/90May 31
Boys Basketball7–9June 18–2112:30–3:30p$75/90 May 31    
Girls Basketball5–9June 11-158:45a–3:00p$150/$175May 31
Bowling4–9July 23–271:00–4:00p$65/75June 30 
Football 6-9August 6–109:00a–12:00p$65/75June 30
Soccer5–9July 30–Aug 39:00a–12:00p$60/70June 30
Volleyball 6–9July 23–269:00a–12:00p$65/75June 30


1–9June 25–299:00a–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. 4-9)

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 

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)

Theatre Camp (Gr. 5-9)

Gain confidence in performing roles of all different kinds! Students will participate in theater games and activities designed to develop stage presence and performance skills. At the end of the week, the students will perform a short play for their friends and family.

Rebecca Maki

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 the right way! 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


" Sound Christian education, great sports and music programs. Small enough school that teachers get to know the students. Staff is fantastic! "
- Madeleine K., SCL Parent