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Our Lady of Mercy is gearing up for a summer full of fun! We are hosting our very popular summer camps for girls who are entering grades 5 through 12. Get ready to fill your days with excitement, challenge, and happiness as you make friends, learn a ton of new things, and grow your talents! There is something for everyone!

Rowing     Soccer      Basketball     Lacrosse     Softball     Sailing     Cheerleading     Tennis    
Arts and Crafts     Musical Theatre     Cooking     Robotics     Jewelry Design     Harry Potter
     Sculpture     Digital Photography     Web Design     Dance

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You can choose from full-day, week-long camps (including The Best Camp Ever! and Music Theatre Camp), or you can choose the half-day camps. Choose just one, or pick several to fill up your weeks. Camps are limited to a maximum enrollment, so sign up as soon as you can. We adhere to a first-come first-served policy to ensure the camps are filled fairly.

Full-day Camps

Best Camp Ever!

$175
For girls entering grades 5-8
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
June 26-30, 2017

What? You just can’t decide on which camp to attend because you are ‘that girl’ who likes to do so many different things? Then this camp is for you! Join us for a fantastic week jam packed with activities. We will develop our sports skills though participation in cooperative games, team and lifetime sports. We will explore our creative side through arts, crafts, and plays. We will get to know ourselves better by reading a really cool book together. We may even throw in a science experiment or two! Learn lifetime skills, develop talents, make friends, create wonderful memories, and embrace your inner girl power! Campers should bring the following each day: appropriate clothes for the weather, a full water bottle, lunch, and a snack.

Musical Theatre Camp

$175
For girls entering grades 5-8
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
July 24-28, 2017

Musical Theatre Camp offers campers the opportunity to sing, dance, and act regardless of ability level. Cast members will be performing the musical Godspell Jr. which offers 12 featured roles as well as many ensemble performance opportunities. The camp will begin with auditions to cast the show and music will be provided. There is no audition preparation needed and no cuts are made. Cast members will receive vocal, acting, and choreography coaching from Mercy’s own directors – Mrs. Gizzi and Mrs. Camacho-Bianchi. Cast members should bring the following each day: clothes they can move freely in, a full water bottle, lunch, and a snack. There will be a performance for family and friends on the last day of camp followed by a cast party!   


Half-day Camps (mornings)

Pick and choose half-day camps that best match your multiple talents and interests to fill your day!

Art Camp

$85

For girls entering grades 5-8
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
July 10-14, 2017
Art Camp is a place for girls to unleash their creative energy through activities including arts and crafts. Our resident artist, Mrs. O’Brien-Kiely will present campers with a variety of mediums and techniques to explore, such as paint, printing, jewelry, and sculpture. The week will finish with an art exhibit for families to view the campers’ amazing creations. 

International Cooking Camp

$65
For girls entering grades 5-8
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
July 11-13, 2017

Join Our Lady of Mercy’s cafeteria manager and learn how to prepare a variety of delicious foods from Italy, Mexico, and Thailand!

Beginner Ukulele Camp

$85
For girls entering grades 5-8
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
July 10-14, 2017

If you want to learn to play the ukulele, or improve your skills, this camp is for you. We'll start with the basics: tuning, simple chords, and strumming. Participants need to bring their own ukulele and electronic tuner.

Lego Robotics Camp

$85
For girls entering grades 6-8
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
July 17-21, 2017

This exciting camp is designed to introduce campers to building a robot with Legos™ and programming it to complete tasks. Campers will also develop teamwork skills through fun brain-teasing activities.

Jewelry Design Camp

$85
For girls entering grades 5-8
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
July 17-21, 2017

What girl doesn't love to add some bling to her outfit? Learn how to create necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings using a variety of techniques and materials. Campers will make beautiful pieces to wear and give to others.


Half-day Camps (afternoons)

Harry Potter Camp

$85
For girls entering grades 5-8
Noon to 3 p.m.
July 10-14, 2017

Share your Harry Potter enthusiasm at this fun-filled camp which will include games, crafts, team activities, and of course, a competition for the House Cup!

Sculpture Camp

$85
For girls entering grades 5-8
Noon to 3 p.m.
July 10-14, 2017

Over the course of this week, campers will explore different sculpture materials and techniques. You will also learn about different artists and create multiple three-dimensional works of art.

Digital Photography Camp

$85
For girls entering grades 6-12
Noon to 3 p.m.
July 10-14, 2017

Campers will explore experimental digital photography techniques developed in the 21st century.  Taking inspiration from today’s leading digital artists and photographers, campers will create an original work of art combining landscape photography, drawing painting, and digital photomontage techniques. Personal cameras are strongly suggested but not required (there is a limited supply of cameras available. Additional card readers will also be provided as needed).

Web Design Camp

$85
For girls entering grades 6-12
Noon to 3 p.m.
July 17-21, 2017

Campers will create their own unique web pages while learning the basics of web design, including proper web etiquette, best design practices, HTML and CSS.

Make Learning Fun with Technology!

$85
For girls entering grades 5-8
Noon - 3 p.m.
July 17-21, 2017

Use technology to improve your understanding of our modern world! Campers will interactively learn about a specific subject area using technology. Activities will include the use of Kahoots, IXL, Quizlet, and GoogleDocs among others.



NOTE! You cannot register for Dance and Athletic Camps using the form below. Please register by clicking on web site(s) listed in the descriptions. Thank you!

Mercy Dance Camp by 25 North Dance

To register for dance camps, visit http://www.25northdance.com/camp/

Everyone is welcome, from beginner to advanced dancers. All will be challenged and encouraged to reach for the stars! All sessions will include: ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, hip hop, acrobatics, pointe, and musical theater. Guest artists include LA choreographer and Lady Gaga dancer Ambrose Respicio III, NYC’s Contemporary Crusader Elliott Keller, Hip Hop specialist Becca Robinson, and Australia’s Tap Diva Christine Brooks! There are four sessions to choose from; come to as many as you’d like!

- 8:30 to 11 a.m.: Ages 11 and up, Intermediate/Advanced Level
- Noon to 3 p.m.: Ages 6-8, and 9-11, Beginner and Intermediate Levels
    July 10-14, 2017
    July 17-21, 2017
    August 7-11, 2017
    August 14-18, 2017

Click on web site listed above for prices.


Mercy Athletic Camps

Campers will learn teamwork, as well as the skills and strategies essential to athletics at Our Lady of Mercy

To register for athletic camps, click on the camp you are interested in below and follow registration instructions.

Rowing - NOTE! The dates below for Rowing are CORRECT here. They are INCORRECT in the brochure. We apologize for any inconvenience.
First Session: June 26-July 7, 2017
Second Session: August 14-25, 2017*
Genesee Waterways Center
10 a.m. - 12 noon
$225 – Grades 8-12
*Second session is free if you attend frst sesssion

Mercy/ McQuaid Tennis
First Session: July 10-14, 2017
Second Session: July 17-21, 2017
McQuaid High School
9:30 a.m. - noon
Grades 6-12
$125

Soccer
July 10-14, 2017
Mercy Soccer Field
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ages 7-14
$125

Basketball
July 10-14, 2017
Mercy Gymnasium
Grades 1-8: 8:30 -11:30 a.m.
Grades 9-12: 12:15 - 3:45 p.m.
$100

Cheerleading
July 17-19, 2017
Mercy Middle School Gym
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Ages 6-14
$60 (if you register after June 1, cost is $75)

Lacrosse
July 18-20, 2017
Mercy Lacrosse Field
Grades 6-8: 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Grades 9-12: 1 - 3 p.m.
$100

Softball
July 18-20, 2017
Mercy Softball Field
9 - 11:30 a.m.
Grades 6-9
$75

Sailing
July and August (various weeks)
Rochester Yacht Club
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Ages 8 and up
$325/week


Caduceus graphicREQUIRED MEDICAL FORM! Before registering, download this form, fill out, and have the camper bring it with her to the first day of camp.

NOTE!
Please register one (1) camper per registration transaction. For multiple campers, repeat the registration and payment process for each. Thank you!