Summer at McQuaid


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.

Dates (2024): 7/8-7/11, 7/15-7/18, 7/22-7/25, 7/29-8/1, 8/5-8/8, 8/12-8/15

Time: 1pm – 4pm
Cost: $675
Instructor: Matt Rybak

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.

Syllabus

Dates: See attached syllabus

Time: 9am – 12pm
Cost: $675
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.

McQuaid Jesuit Calculus Boot Camp

This 3-day workshop is open to any students at McQuaid. The cost is $250.
It is required for the following students:
1) If you were in REGULAR Pre-Calculus in 2023/2024.
2) If you were in College Calculus in 2023/2024.
3) If you were NOT in a Calculus course in 2023/2024.
AND you plan to take AP Calc in 2024/2025. (You will need to be “approved” for this as well).

Below are the dates and times, along with an outline of material covered.
Each day runs from 9am to 3:30pm.

June 24th, 2024 –

Limit of the Difference Quotient … to the Derivative of a function. Limits of functions
The Derivative at a Point versus an average rate of change
Position, velocity and acceleration
Derivative Rules
Implicit Differentiation
Tangent Line Approximations

June 25th, 2024 –

Related Rates & Optimization problems. 2nd Derivative
Logs and exponents
Distance traveled / Intro to Integration
The definite integral versus indefinite integration
Slope Fields
Solving Differential Equations

June 26th, 2024 –

Antiderivatives. The definite integral as Area and Average
Mean Value theorem for Integration
Review

Students will be given 30 minutes for lunch; they can bring their own (refrigerator available).
Mr. Daniel Brady will be teaching the course.

Financial assistance is available for qualifying families.  Please contact Mr. Dan Hershel at dhershel@mcquaid.org or your student’s counselor to inquire.
If you have questions, please email him at dbrady@mcquaid.org

 

Athletic Camps

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

Coaches: Dr. Christopher Parks (McQuaid Head Volleyball Coach) and John O’Dell (Fairport Head Volleyball Coach)
Dates:
Week  1: 7/29 to 8/2 2024; Week  2: 8/5 to 8/9 2024

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.

*If paying for siblings with the discount, please send me a separate email (snally@mcquaid.org), or write in both names in the box for “Student’s First Name.”

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

Skills And Scrimmage Summer Camp 2024

Coaches: Dan Bates and Modified and Freshman Football Staff
Dates: 
Monday August 5, 2024 – Thursday August 8, 2024

Sessions: 8:00am – 11:00am on McQuaid Turf Field

Cost: TBD

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.

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

McQ Youth Football Camp 2024

Camp Director: Head Coach Jeff Oliver (joliver@activities.mcquaid.org) and McQuaid Soccer Staff

2 Sessions:

WEEK 1: Fundamentals, Skills & Play (Grades 3-8)
8/12 – 8/15, 2024 @ McQuaid Jesuit

9:00am – 12:00pm
$150
All Boys & Girls Grades 3 – 8

WEEK 2: Style of Play & Conditioning (McQuaid Students Grades 7-12)
8/19 – 8/23, 2024 @ McQuaid Jesuit

9:00am – 12:00pm
$180

McQuaid Jesuit Students Grades 7-12

Contact Head Varsity Basketball Coach Jack Leasure (jackleasurebasketball@gmail.com)

Contact Head Varsity Hockey Coach Joe Dugan (jdugan@mcquaid.org)

Contact Head Varsity Baseball Coach Tony Fuller (mcquaidbaseball@gmail.com)

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:
August 5-9, 2024, from 9 am – 11am; room W201
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

                      Dr. Alicia WallaceVoice

Dates:

Mrs. Goodsell and Dr. Wallace will be teaching July 8 through August 9,

Ms. Franca will be teaching June 17- July 15

Ages: Open to McQuaid and Non-McQuaid Students
Cost: $200-400 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, percussion, and voice.  The program will be five weeks, with one 30 minute lesson per week ($200).  Lessons can be upgraded to 45 minutes ($275) or one hour ($400); see the informational flyer for more details.

Summer Lessons ’24

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.

InstructorMr. Aaron Schnittman

Session 1: July 8-12, 2024, from 9 am – 12:00 pm; room W112

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

Cost: $250/1 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