Summer at McQuaid (Summer ’24 Info Coming April ’24)

Below is last summer’s information and programming


McQuaid Jesuit offers a variety of programs during the summer months for academic acceleration and enrichment, as well as athletics, music, service opportunities, and more.

Email the instructor/coach with any questions related to a specific course or camp. Email Mr. Shawn Nally with any questions regarding registration and payment.

FAQ/Refunds (PDF)

Academic Acceleration Courses

McQuaid offers academic acceleration courses for credit. Courses are designed to enhance students’ education in areas they wish to accelerate for the upcoming school year.

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Students must have a 90% or higher average in algebra, the permission of their algebra teacher and the summer geometry teacher in order to take this class. By completing a summer mathematics class, a student will accelerate one year in his or her mathematics sequence. An eighth grader will then take Algebra II/Trigonometry Advanced as a freshman and could complete two AP Calculus courses by the end of senior year. A freshman will then take Algebra II/Trigonometry or Algebra II/Trigonometry as a sophomore and could complete AP Calculus AB by the end of senior year. While preference is given to students of McQuaid Jesuit and Our Lady of Mercy, all students are welcome to register. A maximum of 12 students will be accepted.

Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

Please contact Mr. Shawn Nally for any questions regarding registration. For questions specific to the course, please contact the instructor.

Summer Algebra II (1)

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Instructor: Ryan Schneider

Students must have a 90% or higher average in geometry (85% or higher in advanced geometry), the permission of their geometry teacher and the approval of the summer trigonometry teacher in order to qualify for the class. By completing this course, a sophomore will then take Precalculus or Precalculus Advanced as a junior and could complete AP Calculus AB by the end of senior year. A freshman will then take Precalculus or Precalculus Advanced as a sophomore and could complete two AP Calculus courses by the end of senior year. While preference is given to students of McQuaid Jesuit and Our Lady of Mercy, all students are welcome to register. A maximum of 12 students will be accepted.

Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

Please contact Mr. Shawn Nally for any questions regarding registration. For questions specific to the course, please contact the instructor.

Athletic Camps

McQuaid Jesuit is pleased to be able to offer several athletic camps for our students this summer.

Coach: Mr. Joe Dugan ’08 and staff
Dates:
October 31 – November 2; November 7- November 9 at Paul Louis Arena
Sessions: 
Session 1: 3:15pm-4:15pm for players in grades 10-12
Session 2: 4:15pm-5:15pm for players in grades 6-9
Cost: $175 Player Cost, $90 Goalie Cost

McQuaidHockeyFallCamp2022 (1)

Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Mr. Shawn Nally. For questions regarding this camp, please contact the coach.

Coaches: Dr. Christopher Parks (McQuaid Head Volleyball Coach) and John O’Dell (Fairport Head Volleyball Coach)
Dates:
Week  1: 7/31 to 8/4; Week  2: 8/7 to 8/11

Sessions: 8:30am – 1:00pm in McQuaid Gym and Field House

Cost: $210 for one session, $380 for both sessions

Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Mr. Shawn Nally. For questions regarding this camp, please contact the coach.

Skills And Scrimmage Summer Camp 2023

See this link for registration and information: https://jackleasurebasketball.leagueapps.com/camps

Coaches: Dan Bates and Modified and Freshman Football Staff
Dates: 
Tuesday August 8, Wednesday August 9, Thursday August 10

Sessions: 8:00am – 12:00pm on McQuaid Turf Field

Cost: $75

Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Mr. Shawn Nally. For questions regarding this camp, please contact the coach.

Coaches: Bill Nealon (McQuaid and Mercy Head Coach)
Dates: 
July 10-14, 17-20

Session 1: Session 1- July 10th to 14th,   9:30 a.m. to noon (MAX 24 PLAYERS)

Each day (Monday- Thursday) will focus on a different stroke (groundstrokes, serves/returns,  volleys/overheads)  &  tactics/strategy (singles and doubles).  On Thur.-Fr., we will have a round robin competition (singles/doubles).  Campers- bring a racquet, water bottles, and appropriate shoes.

Open to Boys and Girls.  Grades 6-12 for the 2023-24 school year (divided by age and ability)

Session 2 (VARSITY DOUBLES): Session 2 – July 17th to 20th ,  9:30 a.m. to noon (MAX 16 PLAYERS)

This session is geared toward JV (experienced) and Varsity players and will focus on doubles skills, tactics, and strategy to enhance the skills of players.  Instructional drills will precede match play which will incorporate the tactics and strategy. We will finish with a doubles competition.

Cost: $200 per session 

2023 McQuaid Tennis Camp

Here is the information for McQuaid Summer Youth Football Camp, please see attached pdf for registration information.

McQ Youth Football Camp 2023

Coaches: Bobby Bates and Football Staff

Dates:  May 30 – June 2

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Cost: $50 per player

This camp is only for current McQuaid 9th-11th graders who will be playing JV or Varsity Football in the fall.

Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Mr. Shawn Nally. For questions regarding this camp, please contact the coach.

2023 Varsity Football Camp

 

McQuaid Soccer Camps 2023

2 Sessions:

WEEK 1: Fundamentals, Skills & Play (Grades 3-8)
July 31 – August 3, 2023 @ McQuaid Jesuit

9:00am – 12:00pm
$150.00
All Boys & Girls Grades 3 – 8

WEEK 2: Style of Play & Conditioning (McQuaid Students Grades 7-12)
August 14 – 17, 2023 @ McQuaid Jesuit

9:00am – 12:00pm
$150.00

McQuaid Jesuit Students Grades 7-12

Specialty Programs

McQuaid offers a variety of specialty programs that address the unique needs or interests of specific groups within our student body. From seniors applying to college and emerging musicians to new Knights looking to get a head start on acclimating to McQuaid, we have a program for you!

Instructors: Mr. Jeff Grifa and Mr. Dan Gorton ’90
Dates:
July 24-28, 2023, from 9 a.m. – noon; room TBA
Ages: Open to rising seniors from any school
Cost: $225

The best way to tell your story to a college admissions officer is through a well-written essay. The instructors will guide rising seniors in this focused college essay writing seminar, at the conclusion of which students will have a well-developed essay for their use on the Common Application. While preference is given to students of McQuaid Jesuit and Our Lady of Mercy, all students are welcome to sign up.

Max 15 students.  Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Mr. Shawn Nally. For questions regarding this course, please contact the instructor.

Instructors: Ms. Danielle Franca  – percussion, strings, guitar

& Ms. Megan Goodsell – woodwinds, brass, piano

Dates: June 25 – July 23, 2023 (lessons scheduled once per week)
Ages: Open to McQuaid students
Cost: $150-$300 for five weeks of lessons; price dependent on length of lesson

The McQuaid Jesuit music department staff will offer music lessons this summer on woodwinds, brass, piano, strings, basic guitar, and percussion.  The program will be five weeks, with one 30 minute lesson per week ($150).  Lessons can be upgraded to 45 minutes ($225) or one hour ($300); see the informational flyer for more details.

Summer Lessons ’23

Please register online for lessons at the bottom of this webpage.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Mr. Shawn Nally. For questions regarding this course, please contact the instructor.

Instructor: Mr. Greg Lendeck

Session 1: July 17-21, 2023, from 9 a.m. – 11:00AM; room M209
Session 2: July 24-28, 2023, from 9 a.m. – 11:00AM; room M209

Ages: Open to girls and boys in grades 6 through 12
Cost: $225/1 week session. Students wishing to attend both sessions are
discounted to $400 for the 2 weeks.

The McQuaid Visual Arts Department is offering two sculpture sessions
for students to create three-dimensional artwork using two different
materials and methods.

Session 1: “Constructed Creature” July 17th – 21st, 9-11:00AM; $225
This one-week enrichment class is designed to provide students the opportunity to enjoy the process of making, while learning the basics of the additive process. Students will create an original character using self-hardening epoxy clay after sketching, researching, and developing their idea.

Session 2: “Abstract Carving” July 24th – 28th, 9 – 11:00AM; $225
This one-week enrichment class is designed to provide students the opportunity to enjoy the process of making, while learning the basics of the subtractive process. Students will use their intuition to carve a non-
objective three-dimensional sculpture.

Minimum number of students to run a session – 5
Maximum number of students per session – 15

Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Mr. Shawn Nally. For
questions regarding this course, please contact the instructor.

InstructorMr. Aaron Schnittman

Session 1: July 17-21, 2023, from 9 am – 12:00 pm; room W112

Ages: Open to girls and boys rising into grades 7 through 12

Cost: $225/1 week session.

Robot Rally Camp!

Using VEX robotics equipment, the industry standard for high-performance reusable competition parts, students will build and race a custom machine during a one-week McQuaid enrichment session.

All students will learn how to design, build, program, and test an aluminum body robot using an easily accessible coding language.  Robots will compete in a variety of skills challenges culminating in a rally-style race at the end of the week.

Students will learn how to use a wide variety of tools and machines, with safety at the front of every activity. Teamwork, making mistakes, trial & error, innovation and engineering challenges will be part of each day. No experience is necessary, however a willingness to experience tools, materials, coding and maybe some frustration is required. Students will be placed in small-sized teams based on camp size and overall experience.

Minimum number of students to run a session – 5

Maximum number of students per session – 12

Please register online at the bottom of this webpage.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Mr. Shawn Nally.

For questions regarding this course, please contact Mr. Aaron Schnittman.

Registration