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Summer Programs

Summer Saber Camps

Don’t find yourself counting the days until school starts again. 
Don’t let your kids say, “Mom, I’m bored...” 
Sign up for Saber Summer Camps!
 
We’re offering a variety of camps all summer for all ages with both morning and afternoon options.  All speciality camps are scheduled from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  These include basketball, volleyball, chess, STEAM, Just Imagine Theater, and much more.  During the afternoon, we provide a fun and secure environment for students who need or want to stay all day.  Join the fun by registering today.

2018 Lower School Camps

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  • Jr. Saber Camp | Pre-K - K

    May 29 - June 1June 4 - June 8June 11 - June 15
    June 18 - June 22June 25 - June 29July 9 - July 13
    July 16 - July 20July 23 - July 27July 30 - August 3







    3–6-year-olds (must turn 3 by Sept. 1, 2018)
    Pre-K 3 through Kindergarten

    Half Day 9:00am – 12:00pm $225/week
    Full Day 9:00am–4:00pm $400/week


    Whether you are a current Saber, a future Saber, or a friend of a Saber, three to six-year-olds are welcome to join the fun at St. Gabriel’s Catholic School Junior Saber Summer Camp.  Campers will experience a fun-filled day by discovering thematic lessons, making new friends, and exploring the SGCS campus and all that it has to offer.
     
  • Saber Basketball with Freestyle Sports | K - 4th

    May 29 –June 1
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225

    St. Gabriel's Catholic School invites you to learn, improve and play your basketball game! Coach Ayla (7 year pro in Europe, 2x National Champion) and Coach Jasper (two-time Dutch National Champion Freestyle Basketball, licensed USA Basketball coach) will provide a fun-filled five-day Saber camp for you and your friends!These professional coaches pride themselves in providing fundamentally sound instruction with lots of personal attention, focused on fun and creativity! Boys and girls of all levels welcome.
     
  • Saber Volleyball | 3rd - 4th

    June 11 - June 15
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225

    Led by Coach Taylor Wittmer
     
    The fun-filled and engaging Future Saber Volleyball Player Camp is designed to help campers of all levels improve their skills and overall understanding of the game. The camp will focus on all volleyball-related skills, including attacking, blocking, setting, serving, passing, and game play. The focal point of this camp is fun and enjoyment while developing basic volleyball skills, hand-eye coordination, and ball-control work. 
     
  • Just Imagine Theater Camp | K - 4th

    June 11 - June 15June 18 - June 22July 16 - July 20
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    K–1st Grade
    We go wherever our imagination will take us!  In this energetic and fun-filled program, children dress up in whimsical costumes and become the stars of their favorite stories!  Students use fun scenery, props, and costumes to travel to the moon and to the ocean floor – and everywhere in between!  Star in your very own play! Anchor the fairytale news! Use your magic to solve big mysteries! The fun is waiting for you! Great for shy and not-so-shy kids!

    2nd–4th Grade
    In the mood to act up? Fast-paced and extremely fun, this program will focus on all aspects of acting, from live theater performance to television and film acting. Students will work with creative costumes and hilarious props to learn improvisation, characterization, and scene creation all while creating and performing outrageous skits and comical scenes for performance!

    Don’t miss the fun!
  • Saber Sports Plus | K - 4th

    June 25 - June 29July 9 - July 13

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week
     
    Get off the couch and get moving at our Saber Sports Plus camp!  This camp offers participants a fun, safe, and friendly environment for competition and physical activities.  Campers will play new and exciting games while developing life-long skills such as teamwork, communication, and leadership.  Athletic ability and skills are not required; only a good attitude and energy to burn.
  • Saber STEAM with Ms. Nguyen | 1st - 4th

    June 4- June 8
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $300

    Camp is limited to 20 students

    Join the fun and exploration at St. Gabriel’s STEAM Camp!
    Students will have opportunities to explore high and low tech in our d.Lab for Making.  Students will use design thinking to engineer a product to be featured in stop motion animation (materials available for creation: Ozobots, Little Bits, scroll saw, DC motors, etc.).
  • Play Well TEKnologies

    June 25 - June 29
    9:00 - 12:00 pm

    $250.00

    Gear up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Houseboats, Mini Golf Courses, Forklifts, and the London Tower Bridge. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.
  • Lore Adventures | 2nd - 6th

    July 9 - July 13July 16 - July 20July 23 - July 27

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    Led by Russ Glenn

    Lore Adventures offers camps and programs in Adventure Quest™, an active, outdoor, Renaissance-themed theater game, designed to develop imagination, interpersonal skills, team-building, and creative problem-solving skills. It is also really, really FUN!

    The children are the heroes of an incredibly fun and dynamic quest, working together in a mythical and magical world to overcome interesting challenges, solve mystifying riddles, brainstorm unique solutions to puzzling dilemmas, and swashbuckle with foes. The campers experience the excitement and confidence that comes from banding together to defend their village, solve a perplexing mystery, or negotiate a peace treaty.

    Adventure Quest makes use of safe foam Swashers in an environment that teaches good sportsmanship, fair play, and respect for others.
     
    Follow the link to learn more Lore Adventures.

  • Beginner's Chess | K - 8th

    June 4 - June 8July 9 - July 13




    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    Led by Julia Hall

    Check Mate!
    Beginner’s chess is a great place to start learning the basics.  Julie Hall, a chess master and Saber Chess Club Instructor, teaches rules, openings and endings, and tactics in a fun and contagious manner.  Every student will receive a customized ChessKid account for additional play and training.  At the end of the week, students will be able to test their skills in a chess tournament.  
  • Advanced Chess | K - 8th

    June 18 - June 22July 23 - July 27

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    Led by Julia Hall

     
    Check Mate!
    For those players with a bit more experience and knowledge, Intermediate/Advanced Chess will provide challenging instruction in complex tactics, openings and endings, and puzzles.  The camp is led by chess master and Saber Chess Club Instruction, Julie Hall.  Every student will receive a customized ChessKid account for additional play and training.  At the end of the week, students will be able to test their skills in a chess tournament.  
     
  • Saber Tennis Camp | K - 4th

    May 29 - June 1June 4 - June 8June 11 - June 15




    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    Led by Sarah Pernell

    Whether you just bought your first racket or you’re a regular on the circuit, join Sarah Pernell, of the Central Texas Tennis Association, in perfecting your game.  Campers will receive quality instruction that will challenge and improve skills while developing a passion for the sport.
  • Camp Einstein | K - 4th

    Lego Masterminds
    July 16th - 20th
    9:00am - 12:00pm
    Dive into this exciting class that includes over 10,000 Lego pieces!  Lego allows us to have fun while building fundamental engineering and physics principles.  Students will construct their own towns and skyscrapers in the architecture lab.  Our little engineers will study Newton’s Law and get moving in our motorized machines labs.  We will create using gears, levers, and so much more!  Ingenuity and creativity make this an exciting learning experience for the tinkering-minded student!
    Max: 12 campers

    Green Engineering
    July 23rd - 27th
    9:00am - 12:00pm
    Are you ready to go eco-friendly in this environmental engineering program?  Students will investigate air pollution, create alternative energy sources, and solve real-world environmental issues!  We will explore the electromagnetic spectrum and construct fun gadgets using recycled materials!  Campers get our hands dirty in the ocean clean-up lab and work on their green thumb while planting native seeds.  This class is focused on problem-solving and developing a connection to the world around us!
    Max:  12 campers


    Are you ready to go eco-friendly in this environmental engineering program?  Student’s will investigate air pollution, create alternative energy sources, and solve real-world environmental issues!  We will explore the electromagnetic spectrum and construct fun gadgets using recycled materials!  Campers get our hands dirty in the ocean clean-up lab and work on their green thumb while planting native seeds.  This class is focused on problem-solving and developing a connection to the world around us!
  • Afternoon Saber Kids Camp | K - 8th

    May 29 - June 1June 4 - June 8June 11 - June 15
    June 18 - June 22June 25 - June 29July 9 - July 13
    July 16 - July 20July 23 - July 27July 30 - August 3









    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    $175 per week

    Need a safe place to stay after morning camps?  Our afternoon Saber Kids Camp will provide fun and secure supervision immediately following morning camps until 4:00 pm.  Younger Sabers will join the Jr. Saber Camp for afternoon activities.  Older students be given more freedom to pursue  hobbies, recreation, and interests.  Instead of following a strict program or schedule, our Saber Kids teachers will entertain our students by engaging with each student's interests and supervise their exploration.

2018 Middle School Camps

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  • Babysitting 101 | 5th - 8th

    May 29 - June 1July 30 - August 3
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $285

    Hands-on training! Join us for a fun way to learn everything that’s covered in the Red Cross curriculum and get the first aid and CPR training that shows you’re serious about sitting. The experts will teach you the tricks of the trade, reveal their “sitter survival” secrets, and share tips about getting a job where you live. This fast-paced class is even more fun if you bring a friend.
     
  • Saber Basketball with Freestyle Sports | 5th - 8th

    June 4 - June 8July 30 - August 3
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225

    St. Gabriel's Catholic School invites you to learn, improve and play your basketball game! Coach Ayla (7 year pro in Europe, 2x National Champion) and Coach Jasper (two-time Dutch National Champion Freestyle Basketball, licensed USA Basketball coach) will provide a fun-filled five-day Saber camp for you and your friends!These professional coaches pride themselves in providing fundamentally sound instruction with lots of personal attention, focused on fun and creativity! Boys and girls of all levels welcome.
     
  • Saber Volleyball | 5th - 8th

    August 6 - August 10
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225

    Led by Coach Taylor Wittmer

    The Saber Volleyball Camp is designed to help athletes improve their skills and overall understanding of the game. The camp will focus on all volleyball-related skills, as well as game-play scenarios. During this camp, student-athletes will learn to love the game of volleyball while having fun, being challenged, and growing as a person and an athlete. The camp will prepare student-athletes for their upcoming competitive volleyball season.
  • Saber Football Camp | 5th - 8th

    August 6 - August 10
    9:00 - 12:00 pm

    $225

    Led by our Saber Football Coaching Staff, this camp is intended to prepare student-athletes for flag and tackle football by focusing on the fundamentals of the game, speed, quickness, focus, and teamwork.  By engaging in drills, games, and activities, campers will excel in competition, grow as an athlete and person, and have a great time.  
     
  • Saber Scratch: Digital Multimedia and Entertainment | 5th - 8th

    June 25 - June 29July 16 - July 20 July 23 - July 27 

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $250.00

    DJ Manny brings his DJ Dojo curriculum to Saber Summer Camp.  Students will spend the first day exploring three different elements of digital multimedia and entertainment: Music Production/Remix, Video Production and Multimedia, and DJ school.  The rest of the week is tailor-made to each student, depending on where they wish to put more focus.  DJ Manny brings a passion for teaching the next generation, a wealth of knowledge surrounding the industry, and the connections to bring students face to face with other experts in the field.  
  • Saber STEAM with Ms. Nguyen

    June 11 - June 15
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $300

    Camp is limited to 20 students

    Join the fun and exploration at St. Gabriel’s STEAM Camp!
    Students will have opportunities to explore high and low tech in our d.Lab for Making.  Students will use design thinking to engineer a product to be featured in stop motion animation (materials available for creation: shop saws, Little Bits, 3-D printer, Makey Makey, etc.).
  • Lore Adventures | 2nd - 6th

    July 9 - July 13July 16 - July 20July 23 - July 27
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    Led by Russ Glenn

    Lore Adventures offers camps and programs in Adventure Quest™, an active, outdoor, Renaissance-themed theater game, designed to develop imagination, interpersonal skills, team-building, and creative problem-solving skills. It is also really, really FUN!

    The children are the heroes of an incredibly fun and dynamic quest, working together in a mythical and magical world to overcome interesting challenges, solve mystifying riddles, brainstorm unique solutions to puzzling dilemmas, and swashbuckle with foes. The campers experience the excitement and confidence that comes from banding together to defend their village, solve a perplexing mystery, or negotiate a peace treaty.

    Adventure Quest makes use of safe foam Swashers in an environment that teaches good sportsmanship, fair play, and respect for others.
     
    Follow the link to learn more Lore Adventures.
  • Beginner's Chess | K - 8th

    June 4 - June 8July 9 - July 13
     



    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    Led by Julia Hall

    Check Mate!
    Beginner’s chess is a great place to start learning the basics.  Julie Hall, a chess master and Saber Chess Club Instructor, teaches rules, openings and endings, and tactics in a fun and contagious manner.  Every student will receive a customized ChessKid account for additional play and training.  At the end of the week, students will be able to test their skills in a chess tournament.  
  • Advanced Chess | K - 8th

    June 18 - June 22July 23 - July 27

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    Led by Julia Hall

     
    Check Mate!
    For those players with a bit more experience and knowledge, Intermediate/Advanced Chess will provide challenging instruction in complex tactics, openings and endings, and puzzles.  The camp is led by chess master and Saber Chess Club Instruction, Julie Hall.  Every student will receive a customized ChessKid account for additional play and training.  At the end of the week, students will be able to test their skills in a chess tournament.  
     
  • Saber Tennis Camp | 5th - 8th

    May 29 - June 1June 4 - June 8June 11 - June 15




    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225 per week

    Led by Coach Sarah Pernell

    Whether you just bought your first racket or you’re a regular on the circuit, join Sarah Pernell, of the Central Texas Tennis Association, in perfecting your game.  Campers will receive quality instruction that will challenge and improve skills while developing a passion for the sport.
  • Saber Speed and Conditioning Camp | 6th - 8th

    June 18 - June 22
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $225

    Welcome to all upcoming 5th through 8th grade students. Train with Coach Harwig for a week to improve your skills in agility, speed, and strength. 
    Students can expect to build strength and endurance, improve their running form, and learn injury prevention. There will be daily competitions, and students will get fit while having fun. Also, athletes will learn the science behind what they are doing and why. Plan to bring a gallon of water with you and a healthy snack so we can stay energized and hydrated! On the last day, as a reward for all the hard work, a giant slip and slide will be set up once they finish the final training session. This camp will help any athlete who wants to improve in their individual sports performance, or improve their overall health and get in shape.
  • Afternoon Saber Kids Camp | K - 8th

    May 29 - June 1June 18 - June 22July 16 - July 20
    June 4 - June 8June 25 - June 29July 23 - July 27
    June 11 - June 15July 9 - July 13July 30 - August 3









    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    $175 per week

    Need a safe place to stay after morning camps?  Our afternoon Saber Kids Camp will provide fun and secure supervision immediately following morning camps until 4:00 pm.  Younger Sabers will join the Jr. Saber Camp for afternoon activities.  Older students be given more freedom to pursue  hobbies, recreation, and interests.  Instead of following a strict program or schedule, our Saber Kids teachers will entertain our students by engaging with each student's interests and supervise their exploration.

St. Gabriel's Catholic School

2500 Wimberly Lane, Austin, TX 78735
Phone 512-327-7755 
Fax 512-327-4334

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St. Gabriel's Catholic School is an Independent Catholic school in Austin TX, educating children in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school.