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Sports Camps

Classes are subject to change. Visit the registration website for the most up-to-date schedule.

Morning

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  • Baseball Camp (Grades 1–8) 

    The LJCDS baseball coaching staff would like to invite players to learn the fundamentals of the game while providing a morning full of fun on the ball field. The camp includes:
    • proper warm-up, arm care and throwing technique
    • defensive fundamentals (including pitching, catching, infield and outfield)
    • base-running technique and strategy
    • hitting mechanics and mentality
    • game strategy and mentality
    • games with players of similar age and ability

    Equipment: Each player must bring their own baseball equipment, including bat, gloves, helmet, cleats/spikes, running/turf shoes, hats and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Catchers must bring their own gear. Please make sure the player’s name is on all items. 

    June 27–July 1
    8:30–11:30 a.m.
    $325
    Led by LJCDS Head Baseball Coach John Edman
  • Boys Lacrosse (Grades 1–4)

    It’s time for summer goals! This four-day camp is designed to improve skills in all aspects of lacrosse, for both beginners and advanced players. We’ll start at square one, focusing on being fundamentally sound and technically correct, and build each player from the ground up. Students leave with the confidence that they have a strong foundation for future success.
     
    Equipment: Each player can bring their own lacrosse equipment and any other items they feel necessary to compete. Refillable water bottle required. Please make sure the player’s name is on all items. 
     
    June 6–10
    8:30–11:30 a.m.
    $325
    Led by LJCDS Head Boys Lacrosse Coach Kyle Espejo
  • Girls Lacrosse Camp (Grades 1–8) 

    This four-day camp offers players of all levels the opportunity to improve their individual skills, have fun, and learn leadership and team concepts. It’s designed for players who want to work on fundamental skill-building with an emphasis on stick work, positional play, defensive footwork and game concepts. The goal for the camp is not only to teach the skills necessary to excel at lacrosse but to build confidence and deepen players’ passion for the sport.

    Equipment: Each player can bring their own lacrosse equipment and any other items they feel necessary to compete. A refillable water bottle is required. Please make sure the player’s name is on all items. 

    June 6–9 (no camp on Friday, June 10)
    8:30–11:30 a.m.
    $275
    Led by LJCDS lacrosse coach Christa DeMovellan
    Grades 5–8, see bundle option with the afternoon Field Hockey Camp.
  • Girls Volleyball Camp (Grades 3–8) 

    Come volley this summer and learn tactical strategies to improve your game. Beginner to advanced players are welcome. Players practice key skills, including passing, setting, hitting, blocking, serving and digging. 

    Equipment: Knee pads, snacks and water bottle.

    June 13–16 (no camp June 17)
    8:30–11:30 a.m.
    $275
    Led by LJCDS volleyball coach Tina Kinkead
  • Sand Volleyball (Grades 5–8)

    Beginner, intermediate and experienced Grades 5–8 players sharpen their volleyball skills on the beach by improving their vertical jump for indoor play and learning to move faster in the sand. This four-day camp focuses on passing and setting ball control, speed and agility footwork, serving and hitting practice, defensive movements and gameplay. Players gain experience with tough windy conditions in deep sand, which will prepare them to compete in local 2-on-2 tournaments. Beach volleyball is one of the fastest-growing NCAA sports, is offered in colleges all over the nation, and this year, officially became CIF sanctioned at the high school level.
     
    July 25–28 (no camp on Friday, July 29)
    8:30–11:30 a.m.
    $250
    Led by LJCDS sand volleyball coach Lynne Galli
  • Tennis Camp (Grades 1–10) 

    This four-day camp teaches and enhances students' love for the sport of tennis in a structured environment that focuses on teaching solid fundamentals to allow for proper development. Sign up for one week or all eight. Each day of camp includes drilling and stroke production, footwork and movement, and appropriate strategy sessions based on skill level. Continual evaluation and feedback are provided.

    Equipment: Each player must bring their tennis racket and any other items they feel necessary to compete. Please make sure the player’s name is on all items. 

    June 6–9
    June 13–16
    June 21–23 (LJCDS is closed June 20) 
    June 27–30
    July 11–14
    July 18–21
    July 25–28
    August 1–4
    8:30–11:30 a.m.
    $285 per week ($228 for June 21–23)
    $68 one day drop-in
    Led by LJCDS tennis coaches Mike Reisinger and Jose Ruelas
    Complete this form to register.

Afternoon

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  • Basketball Camp (Grades 1–12) 

    This basketball skills camp emphasizes footwork, detailed ball-handling, defensive principles, shooting fundamentals, and elite skill development for all levels and ages. Coach Adrian Hayes has played and coached at the high school, college and professional levels. He has over 14 years of experience hosting H.A.Y.E.S (Helping Athletes Yield Elite Skills) basketball camps and clinics all over the country. 

    Includes H.A.Y.E.S. camp T-shirt, written evaluation and one free skill session.

    June 13–16
    12:30–3:30 p.m.
    $300
    Led by Lower School educator Adrian Hayes of Hayes Academy
  • Boys Lacrosse (Grades 5–8)

    It’s time for summer goals! This four-day camp is designed to improve skills in all aspects of lacrosse, for both beginners and advanced players. We’ll start at square one, focusing on being fundamentally sound and technically correct, and build each player from the ground up. Students leave with the confidence that they have a strong foundation for future success.
     
    Equipment: Each player can bring their own lacrosse equipment and any other items they feel necessary to compete. Refillable water bottle required. Please make sure the player’s name is on all items. 
     
    June 6–10
    12:30–3:30 p.m.
    $325
    Led by LJCDS boys head lacrosse coach Kyle Espejo
  • Coed Golf Camp (Grades 5–9) 

    This camp provides an introduction to golf fundamentals, including putting, chipping, ball striking, rules and etiquette. Players practice playing on putting courses and pitch-and-putt courses. They full-swing hit into nets with real balls and into the field with foam and plastic flight-limited balls. Players travel to Del Mar Golf Center and the Lomas Santa Fe Executive Golf Course. Players MUST have prior golf knowledge and play experience

    Equipment: Each player must bring their own golf equipment, including clubs, shoes, balls, hats, and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Please make sure the player’s name is on all items. 

    June 13–17
    July 18–22 
    12–4 p.m. 
    $350 
    Led by LJCDS golf coaches Greg Chachas and Adair Warren
  • Fencing (Grades 3–8)

    En Garde! Ready? Fence! Team Touche's fencing camp is a week of fun and engaging lessons in fencing that are sure to strengthen muscles and develop speed as participants learn to swing, carve and strike with child-friendly fencing equipment. Transportation is provided between LJCDS and Team Touche.  

    Equipment: Provided by Team Touche

    June 13–17
    12:30–3:30 p.m. 
    $475
    Led by Team Touche’s coach Joanne
  • Field Hockey Camp (Grades 5–9) 

    This four-day camp offers players of all levels the opportunity to learn the basics of field hockey and play various games to improve their skills. It’s designed for players who want to work on fundamental skill-building with an emphasis on stick work, positional play, defensive footwork and game concepts. The goal for the camp is not only to teach the skills necessary to excel at field hockey but to build confidence and deepen players’ passion for the sport.

    Equipment: Each player should bring their own field hockey equipment (stick, shin guards, mouthguard, cleats or running shoes). They can borrow a stick if needed. A refillable water bottle is required. No experience necessary, beginners encouraged. Please make sure the player’s name is on all items. 

    June 6–9 (no camp on Friday, June 10)
    12:30–3:30 p.m.
    $275
    Led by LJCDS field hockey coach Krista Jackson
    See bundle option with the morning Lacrosse Camp.
  • Football Camp (Grades 1–8) 

    The LJCDS football coaching staff is hosting a four-day, non-pad youth football skills camp. Campers work on the fundamentals of football and compete in a series of combined drills to test their speed and agility. The ultimate goal of this camp is to help ignite a passion for football as campers prepare for the beginning of their youth football season or are introduced to football for the first time. By the end of the week, campers are better prepared both physically and mentally for a fantastic season in the fall. 

    June 21–24 (LJCDS is closed June 20)
    12:30–3:30 p.m.
    $275
    Led by LJCDS Head Football Coach Tyler Hales and assistant coaches Carmy Cesaire, Martin Mays and Indigo Dow
  • Rock Climbing (Grades 5–8)

    Mesa Rim’s Rock Climbing Camp is for young adventurers to experience rock climbing, learn new skills and make friends. Camp activities are tailored to each child based on age and experience level. Under the guidance of experienced coaches, campers learn climbing movements, how to tie knots and belay other climbers. Non-climbing activities include mentally challenging games and arts and crafts. Transportation is provided between LJCDS and Mesa Rim Climbing Center.

    Equipment: Participants can bring their own shoes, harness, chalk bag and ABD belay device if they have them. If not, all equipment can be rented for no additional cost.

    June 13–17
    12:15–3:30 p.m. (Bus departs from LJCDS at 12:15 p.m., returns at 3:30 p.m.) 
    $325
    Led by Mesa Rim Climbing Center instructors, LJCDS coach Robert Simon will escort students to and from the center.

Other

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  • Athletic Performance Camp (Grades 6–12)

    Whether a novice or champion, one-sport or multisport athlete, we have the program for you. Enhance your skills with joint integrity, stabilization, balance, coordination, agility, functional strength and conditioning. The mechanics of running, jumping and moving in multiple directions are covered. Registrants can choose to attend multiple weeks and session times. 

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (no Wednesdays)
    Wk. 1 – June 13, 14, 16, 17 
    Wk. 2 – June 21, 23, 24 (LJCDS is closed June 20)
    Wk. 3 – June 27, 28, 30, July 1  
    Wk. 4 – July 11, 12, 14, 15 
    Wk. 5 – July 18, 19, 21, 22 
    Wk. 6 – July 25, 26, 28, 29 

    8:30–10:30 a.m.
    10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    1:15–3:15 p.m.
     
    June 13–July 29 (LJCDS is closed June 20 and July 4–8) 
    $35 registration fee 
    Led by LJCDS Director of Athletic Performance Kevin Reaume
  • Girls Lacrosse and Field Hockey Bundle (Grades 5–8) 

    The Girls Lacrosse and Field Hockey Bundle offers players the option to maximize their athletic potential by learning the fundamentals of both sports. 

    Equipment: Each player is asked to bring their own field hockey and lacrosse equipment and any other items they feel necessary to compete. A refillable water bottle is required. Please make sure the player’s name is on all items. 

    June 6–9 (no camp on Friday, June 10)
    8:30–11:30 a.m. — Girls Lacrosse Camp
    11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. — Break, lunch provided
    12:30–3:30 p.m. — Field Hockey Camp
    $500 for both camps ($50 discount)
  • Nike Coed Basketball Shooting Camp (Grades 1–12) 

    Train with one of the most prominent high school basketball coaches in the U.S., Coach Terri Bamford. The Shooting Camp emphasizes technique, footwork, shooting drills, shooting off the dribble, shooting off the pass, shooting games, free-throw shooting and post/perimeter shooting.

    June 20–22 (Monday–Wednesday) LJCDS is open for this camp.
    4–8 p.m.
    Check-in: Monday 3:30 p.m. 
    Closing ceremony: Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
    Led by LJCDS Girls Head Basketball Coach Terri Bamford
  • Nike Girls Basketball Complete Skills Camp (Grades 1–12) 

    Train with one of the most prominent high school basketball coaches in the U.S., Coach Terri Bamford. The Complete Skills Camp helps players of all abilities to develop athletically, refine fundamental basketball skills, and enhance their skill set at the post, wing or guard position.

    June 27–July 1
    Check-in: Monday at 8:15 a.m. 
    Closing ceremony: Friday at 12 p.m. 
    Half-day hours
    Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $195 
    Full-day hours
    Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $375

    Led by LJCDS Girls Head Basketball Coach Terri Bamford
     

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