Athletic Camps: Middle School

  • All athletic camps are taught by Archbishop Mitty Varsity Head Coaches with additional direction from AMHS assistant coaches and AMHS varsity student athletes.
  • Advanced and Clinic Camps are for experienced athletes looking to fully develop athletic intuition and skill required for competitive play at the high school level.
  • All Skills Camps are introductory level for athletes looking to learn and practice fundamentals of the sport through a variety of interactive activities.
  • Please note: The following courses are proposed for the Summer of 2017. The final schedule and cost will be published on January 20th.

Boy's Athletics

Baseball- Advanced (Rising 8-9 Grade)

Athletes are instructed in throwing, pitching, batting, fielding, while building strength and conditioning. Video analysis of basic baseball skills will be performed with players receiving a DVD copy.

Baseball- Pitch and Catch Clinic (Rising 7-9 Grade)

In this clinic, pitchers are instructed on the mechanics, arm care, and mindset of pitching. Instruction on various pitches and strategies to employ against hitter types is also taught.  Catchers are instructed on the fundamentals of receiving, blocking, throwing, fielding, and pitch calling.  Video analysis for both pitchers and catchers is used teach athletes on how to improve their skill level. Participants will leave the clinic armed with specifics drills, and a deeper understanding for mindset of pitching and catching.

Baseball- Hitting Clinic (Rising 7-9 Grade)

For players looking to improve their hitting skills, detailed instruction is provided on the field and in the batting cages with video taped swing analysis in this clinic.  Focus of the clinic is to instruct the player on proper hitting techniques while minimizing physical exertion.  Participants should be capable of going on to fully compete in scheduled games on the same day as the clinic.

Basketball- Shooting (Rising 7-9 Grade)

This camp specializes on teaching athletes proper footwork and shooting techniques.  Whether you play in the post or on the perimeter, the goal of our coaches is to maximize the athlete’s shooting potential.

Basketball- Offense (Rising 7-9 Grade)

This camp specializes on teaching athletes to score through improved basketball handling, stationary moves, varying techniques for coming off screens, and score off of the dribble.  The goal of our coaches in this camp is to teach athletes the ‘art of scoring’.

Football- Offensive and Defensive Skill (Rising 7-9 Grade)

This non-contact camp offers athletes drills with detailed instruction to teach basic offensive and defensive fundamentals, including linemen skills.  Athletes are instructed on proper stance and footwork for each position, on throwing a football, on proper route running, on catching and securing a football plus much more. This camp does not require pads or a helmet.

Football- Full Contact (Rising 7-9 Grade)

This full contact camp teaches tackle football safe-hitting techniques including head and face position, back angle, arm wrap, and hip extension.  Athletes are given a helmet and pads to use, a personal mouthpiece and girdle to keep, and are grouped by age, size, and ability to ensure safety.  Athletes also learn the basics of contact football to include correct use of equipment and pads, offensive and defensive positions, and much more as coaches analyze camp practice video and game video from Mitty’s own football program

Football- Conditioning (Rising 7-9 Grade)

Athletes get in shape in this high school pre-season camp through training exercises specifically designed to develop speed, endurance, flexibility, agility, and overall strength.

Soccer- All Skills (Rising 6-9 Grade)

In this camp, our coaches teach the technical and tactical skills for competitive soccer. For younger players improving individual skills such as dribbling, passing, receiving and controlling the ball, defending and tackling, as well as shooting is emphasized.  For more experienced players athletes are taught the basics of team play, with an emphasis on more advanced technical ball skills to promote group defensive and offensive tactics and techniques.

Volleyball- All Skills (Rising 6-9 Grade)

Whether a beginner or a more seasoned player, our volleyball camp is designed to improve an athlete’s volleyball skills through fun and interactive learning experiences.

Water Polo- All Skills (Rising 6-9 Grade)

In this camp, our coaches teach the technical and tactical skills for competitive water polo.  For younger players the basic skills and rules of water polo are taught.  Basic skills include ball handling, passing, catching, shooting as well as body movement, swimming, and treading water. For more experienced water polo players, coaches emphasize game strategy and fundamental skills through detailed instruction, drills, and game scenarios.

Girl's Athletics

Basketball- Shooting (Rising 7-9 Grade)

This camp specializes on teaching athletes proper footwork and shooting mechanics.  Whether you play in the post or on the perimeter, the goal of our coaches is to maximize the athlete’s shooting potential. Camp instruction is tailored to meet all proficiency levels ranging from the beginner to the elite player.

Basketball- All Skills (Rising 7-9 Grade)

If your youngster desires to be challenged and have fun learning the game of basketball, this camp is for you.  Our camp is designed to be highly engaging while teaching all-around skills and fundamentals, such as dribbling, shooting, passing, and defensive techniques.  During the competitive drills portion of the camp, players will be grouped according to age and/or ability.

Field Hockey- Fundamentals (Rising 7-9 Grade)

In this camp, our coaches teach the technical and tactical skills for competitive field hockey. Competitive skills include passing and receiving, offensive possession skills, defensive positioning, and tackling.  Field hockey sticks are provided for use. However, players are required to provide their own soccer shin guards.

Soccer- All Skills (Rising 6-9 Grade)

In this camp, our coaches teach the technical and tactical skills for competitive soccer. For younger players improving individual skills such as dribbling, passing, receiving and controlling the ball, defending and tackling, as well as shooting is emphasized.  For more experienced players, athletes are taught the basics of team play, with an emphasis on more advanced technical ball skills to promote group defensive and offensive tactics and techniques.

Softball- Advanced (Rising 7-9 Grade)

In this camp, our coaches teach the technical and tactical skills for competitive softball at the high school level. Proper hitting and throwing mechanics, pitching and catching, as well as fielding, team defense, and baserunning are emphasized through personal instruction and directed drills.

Volleyball- Advanced (Rising 7-9 Grade)

This camp is designed for the volleyball athlete with previous club experience who is looking to further develop her individual and team volleyball skills.  Our coaches offer unique breakout sessions that teach athletes by position, attacking and blocking techniques, as well as defense.  

Volleyball- All Skills (Rising 7-9 Grade)

Whether a beginner or a more seasoned player, our volleyball camp is designed to improve an athlete’s volleyball skills through fun and interactive learning experiences.

Volleyball- Pass and Dig (Rising 7-9 Grade)

This camp is designed for the volleyball athlete seeking to fully develop her volleyball control skills of passing and digging.  Our coaches offer successful strategies needed for competitive volleyball.

Volleyball- Sand and Grass (Rising 7-9 Grade)

This camp is designed for the volleyball athlete with previous club experience who is looking to develop her individual and team volleyball skills on grass and sand.  Our coaches offer unique breakout sessions that teach athletes skill based training and competitive games.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT

Director of Summer Program
Paul Sampson

Administrative Assistant
Please direct all summer school questions to Sandy Jordan

(408) 342-4200

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