"Summer at the Village" captures the spirit of Our Lady of Mercy Academy! OLMA extends a warm invitation to middle school girls and our incoming 9th grade students to partake in a variety of exciting adventures through immersive, hands-on camps. With options spanning STEM, various sports, the arts, and the encompassing Villager Experience, there's something to captivate every camper's interest.

Our flexible scheduling accommodates campers with diverse interests, enabling them to participate in multiple camps and customize their own one-of-a-kind summer experience.

Lunch is included with a registrationfor both a morning and afternoon camp.

Questions? Please email summer@olmanj.org

 

Art Camp

July 22- July 25, 2024
12:30pm - 3:30pm or
July 29 - August 1, 2024
8:30am - 11:30am
$150

This four-day exploration is designed for the camper of any skill level who enjoys making beautiful things, or just wishes to try something new. While there will be some introduction to techniques, the experience focuses on fostering creativity, boosting confidence and having fun. Week 1: Focuses on handbuilding with clay & mixed media glue art (faux stained glass & window clings). Week 2: Explores acrylic/watercolor painting techniques on various canvases & mixed media collage art (paper& beads). Girls entering grades 5-8 may register.

S.T.E.M Camp

July 29 - August 1, 2024
12:30pm - 3:30pm
$150

Join us for a week filled with hands-on learning, creativity, and innovation! Throughout the week, you will explore 3D design, soldering, and acrylic etching. With the help of instructors, you will have the opportunity to design and create your own personalized project, learning the skills of digital modeling, precision soldering, and acrylic etching. At the end of the week, you will get to take home your completed project and show off your newfound knowledge in STEM!  Girls entering grades 5-8 may register.

Villager Experience

July 22 - July 25, 2024
8:30am - 11:30am
$150

Throughout this four day experience, our dedicated faculty and enthusiastic students will organize a diverse range of activities, games, and informational sessions. From leadership workshops to faith reflections, service projects to sisterhood bonding activities, academic insights to artistic explorations, and an abundance of fun and games, every aspect of OLMA life is showcased with passion and enthusiasm. Girls entering grades 5-8 may register.

* Girls entering 9th grade must be attending Our Lady of Mercy Academy in the fall of 2024.

Soccer

July 29 - August 1, 2024
8:30am - 11:30am
$150

Lace up your cleats and join us! Our camp offers a dynamic program focused on skill development, teamwork, and fun. Campers will participate in a variety of drills and activities designed to enhance their dribbling, passing, shooting, and defensive skills. We'll also cover game strategies and tactics to help you become a more effective player on the field. Campers should come prepared with cleats, shin guards and water. Girls entering grades 6-9 may register.* 

Volleyball

August 12 - August 15, 2024
8:30am - 11:30am
$150

A camp designed for players of all skill levels! We'll be focusing on serving, passing, setting, spiking, blocking, and footwork drills. You'll be grouped based on your skill ability, ensuring a personalized learning experience. Girls entering grades 6-9 may register.*

Tennis

July 29 - August 1, 2024
8:30am - 11:30am
$150

Tennis is a terrific lifetime activity! Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics or an intermediate player seeking to refine your technique, our experienced coaches are here to help. Our camp covers all aspects of the game, including serving, forehand and backhand strokes, volleys, and footwork. Campers will be grouped based on skill level, ensuring personalized attention and a supportive learning environment. Girls entering grades 6-9 may register.* 

Cheerleading

July 29 - August 1, 2024
5:30pm - 8:00pm
$150

Learn cheers, chants, dances, and stunts from experienced coaches. Enhance flexibility, strength, and coordination through fun exercises. Boost your skills, teamwork, and spirit in a fun, energetic environment. Whether you're new or experienced, this camp is for you. Girls entering grades 6-9 may register.* 

Basketball

August 5 - August 8, 2024
8:30am - 11:30am
$150

Join us for an exciting summer camp designed to improve your skills and love for the game. Our camp offers a comprehensive program to enhance your basketball abilities in a fun and supportive environment. Campers will participate in a variety of drills and activities focused on improving shooting, dribbling, passing, defense, and game strategy. Join us for a week of skill-building, and teamwork! Girls entering grades 6-9 may register.*

Softball

August 12 - August 15, 2024
8:30am - 11:30am
$150

Our softball camp is tailored to introduce and enhance skills in pitching, throwing, catching, fielding, hitting, and base running. We'll also cover offensive and defensive strategies. Please bring your glove to each session.
Girls entering grades 6-9 may register.*

Field Hockey

July 29 - August 1, 2024
5:30pm - 8:00pm
$150

This field hockey camp focuses on elevating every aspect of your game! Whether you're looking to refine your technique, perfect your stick work, or simply have fun, this camp is for you! We'll cover all the essentials and more, ensuring you leave with a deeper understanding and enhanced skills. Each player should come prepared with a stick, shin guards, goggles, a mouth guard and water.
Girls entering grades 6-9 may register.*

Lacrosse

August 5 - August 8, 2024
5:30pm - 8:00pm
$150

The camp provides youth athletes with the opportunity to grow as lacrosse players in an encouraging and supportive environment. The camp is dedicated to developing well-rounded players, offering a mix of drills, games, and character-building activities. Campers should come prepared with a stick, goggles and a mouth guard. Girls entering grades 6-9 may register.*

CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that plans may change, and in the event a student needs to cancel her registration, please refer to the policy outlined below. Requests for cancellation must be made via email to summer@olmanj.org.

  • Before May 1: Cancellation requests received by May 1 will be eligible for a full refund.

  • After May 1: Cancellation requests are eligible for a refund, minus a $25 administrative fee.

  • Two weeks prior to the start of camp: Cancellations made within 2 weeks of the camp start date may be eligible for a refund if there is a waiting list for the camp, minus the $25 administrative fee. In certain circumstances, such as medical emergencies or injury, exceptions to the policy will be considered. Documentation supporting the reason for cancellation will be required.

  • Should Our Lady of Mercy be forced to cancel a camp for any reason, a full refund will be issued.