A TK-12 Christ-centered,
College Preparatory School

Join Covenant Day School as we embark on 30+ summer camp adventures this June-August!

The CDS summer camp program is designed to inspire, challenge, and equip our students, neighbors, and community with a variety of hands-on learning, playing, and creating opportunities that seize summer’s invitation for fun and exploration. Led by a passionate team of CDS faculty and staff, our summer camp leaders are committed to nurturing students in the love of God and formation of Christian character.

So join in the fun this summer as CDS campers build, run, shoot, kick, experiment, act, sing, dance, write, swing, score, cheer, create, design, and create. We’re looking forward to seeing you at camp!


Click on the buttons below to search camps by week or grade.

Camps by Week

June 4-8

Basketball with Coach Parrish | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM & PM

Basketball with Coach Parrish

  • Rising grades 2-8
  • Cost $150 for half day / $250 for full day
  • 4 Day Camp (Monday - Thursday) from 9-12 PM & 1-4 PM
  • Director: Marty Parrish

Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!

Little Lions Cheerleading with Coach Mackenzie | Rising Grades TK-5 | AM

LITTLE LIONS CHEERLEADING with Coach MACKENZIE

  • Girls in rising grades TK-5
  • Cost $165
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Mackenzie Weigel

Let’s go, Lions! At Little Lions Cheerleading camp, girls will learn jumps, tumbling, stunts, cheers and a dance to be performed for family and friends on the camp’s final day!Camp will begin with a pep rally put on by the camp coaches (CDS Cheerleaders), after which campers will meet their enthusiastic coaches and be divided into “teams” according to their age. Throughout the week, campers will receive coaching and mentorship, learning new techniques, routines, and ways promote school spirit. All will be on display for the final-day pep rally where the “Little Lions” will perform a dance and cheer with stunts, tumbling, jumps and more.We can’t wait to see you there! T-shirt included.

Discover the Artist in You | Rising Grades 1-5 | PM

DISCOVER THE ARTIST IN YOU: Mixed Media camp

  • Rising Grades 1-5
  • Cost $170
  • 1-4 PM
  • Director: Jackie Weigel


Little artists will explore while older artists will develop technique as they encounter a range of materials from clay and fiber arts to painting and printmaking. Campers will be challenged with daily themes and outdoor activities.

Baseball with Couch Houseton | Rising Grades 1-8 | PM


The Covenant Day Baseball Camp is designed to promote skill development and enhanced understanding of baseball. Campers will benefit from hands-on instruction and competitive games throughout the week.


June 11-15

Girls Volleyball with Coach Mills | Rising Grades 4-10 | AM

Volleyball with coach mills

  • Girls in rising grades 4-10
  • Cost: $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Heather Mills

With more than 20 years of experience, Coach Heather Mills will be facilitating Girls Volleyball Camp again this summer for Covenant Day School. This camp will serve two groups in one week: beginners desiring to try out for the middle school or JV teams and returning players preparing for their upcoming season. Former CDS players, as well as current varsity volleyball players, will assist Coach Mills throughout the camp week. Each camper will receive a t-shirt, camp photo, and some surprises as well! T-shirt included.

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER Training WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.

College Admissions | Rising Grades 11-12 | PM

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

  • Rising grades 11-12
  • Cost: $250
  • 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) from 1-4 PM
  • Director: Heather Mills

The guidance department at Covenant Day is offering College Admissions Camp for rising juniors and seniors who are interested in getting a jump-start on the college admissions process. This camp will provide perspective and support regarding the admissions and application processes, tips for college essay and resume writing, and an individualized timeline to help students better prepare for the college admissions process. In addition to our guidance counselors, students will hear from a panel of college admission counselors as well as other professionals about the entire college admissions process, including scholarship tips and interview advice. If you want to complete and receive feedback on your common application for college, your resume, and two essays, then College Admissions Camp is for you.

Cutouts, Calligraphy, and Crafts | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

Cutouts, calligraphy, and crafts: a circle-up camp to create cool soulful stuff


Imagine using tools like drafting boards, X-acto knives, quill pens and more all to craft to your heart’s desire. Now imagine doing that with Christ. Well, He WAS a carpenter…so let’s follow HIS lead and create!



June 18-22

Seek the City, a week-long youth outreach event hosted by Christ Covenant Church each summer, will take place on campus this week. For more information about Seek the City and how to get involved, click here!

June 25-29

Soccer with Coach Fuderer | Rising Grades 3-6 | AM

SOCCER with Coach FUDERER

  • Rising Grades 3-6
  • Cost: $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Ryan Fuderer

This camp is designed to help boys and girls develop the critical technical skills necessary to reach their potential as soccer players. Passing, shooting, and first touch is taught, as well as defensive and attacking principles. Soccer Camp is led by the CDS soccer coaching staff, and a typical day will include skill work, fun games, and competition. All campers will receive a T-shirt and camp photo. T-shirt included.


Lego Robotics | Rising Grades 3-5 | AM

lego Robotics


This LEGO Robotics Camp will empower students to build a LEGO robot from scratch! Each camper will be on a team and will have the opportunity to program a robot to participate in peer competitions. Let the robotics games begin!


Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.


July 2-6

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.

July 9-13

Football with Coach James | Rising Grades 1-6 | AM

FOOTBALL with Coach JAMES

  • Boys in rising grades 1-6
  • Cost $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Chris James

The Football Camp helps young players develop the fundamentals skill set needed to succeed in the game of football. This camp will be led by CDS Head Football Coach Chris James, and will cover correct tackling technique, individual position drills, and controlled scrimmages separated by age groups. T-shirt included.

Lego Robotics | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

LEGO ROBOTICS

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost $165
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Jane Burns

Learn the basics of LEGO robotics design and programming while accomplishing missions and tackling team challenges. LEGO robotics promotes problem-solving, collaboration, perseverance, and creativity through a proven STEM curriculum.

Auto Survival 101 - Essentials | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

Auto Survival 101 - Essentials: 2 day camp

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • Cost: $85 (take-home toolkit included)
  • 2 day camp (Monday and Tuesday) from 8-11 am
  • Directors: Jeff Foltz & John Yasenchok

Directors Jeff Foltz and John Yasenchok are excited to introduce Auto Survival 101, a learning workshop on car care and maintenance. Jeff and John believe proper education about car maintenance not only enables better stewardship, but also relieves the anxiety, confusion and expense that car trouble causes for young drivers. The 2-day Essentials Program will equip campers with their take-home toolbox, introduce them to what’s under their hood, establish safety precautions, cover tire care (inflating, checking and changing), oil care (types, condition, checking and changing), batteries (checking, charging, safely “jumping”), windshield and headlight care, and more. Through hands-on work on actual vehicles and real-life scenario planning, campers will grow in skill and confidence related to the most common car needs, including emergency maintenance items. Both young men and women are encouraged to enroll – every student should take Auto Survival 101 before heading off to college! Take-home toolbox included.

Auto Survival 101 - Complete Workshop | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

Auto survival 101 - complete workshop

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • Cost: $195 (take-home toolkit included)
  • 8-11 am (5 Day Camp)
  • Directors: Jeff Foltz & John Yasenchok

  • Directors Jeff Foltz and John Yasenchok are excited to introduce Auto Survival 101, a learning workshop on car care and maintenance. Jeff and John believe proper education about car maintenance not only enables better stewardship, but also relieves the anxiety, confusion and expense that car trouble causes for young drivers. The 2-day Essentials Program will equip campers with their take-home toolbox, introduce them to what’s under their hood, establish safety precautions, cover tire care (inflating, checking and changing), oil care (types, condition, checking and changing), batteries (checking, charging, safely “jumping”), windshield and headlight care, and more. Through hands-on work on actual vehicles and real-life scenario planning, campers will grow in skill and confidence related to the most common car needs, including emergency maintenance items. Both young men and women are encouraged to enroll – every student should take Auto Survival 101 before heading off to college! Take-home toolbox included.

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.


July 16-20

Basketball with Coach Turner | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM

Basketball with coach turner


Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!

Girls Beginners Field Hockey - July 19-20 (Coach Snelgrove) | Rising Grades 3-6 | AM

BEGINNERS FIELD HOCKEY with coach snelgrove - 2 Day camp

  • Girls in rising grades 3-6
  • Cost: $85 (t-shirt included)
  • July 19-20 from 9-12 PM
  • Director: Rachael Snelgrove

Welcome to the sport of field hockey! Campers will learn the fundamentals of the game, including dribbling, passing and receiving, as well as offensive and defensive skills. By the end of the week, campers will put their new skills to work by playing small-sided games. This camp is designed to provide a great hands-on introductory experience for young girls who are looking to get a feel for the game. T-shirt included.

Personal Finance Bootcamp | Rising Grades 10-12 | Full Day

PERSONAL finance bootcamp


High School is the perfect time to lay a foundation for financial success. Personal Finance Bootcamp will teach students the fundamentals of personal budgeting, saving, investing, taxes and giving. With interactive opportunities for students to become financially literate, this program will empower participants to manage their resources wisely while avoiding pitfalls that encumber college-aged students and young adults. This camp is developed from the distinct perspective that our talents and finances are blessings from God. Therefore, stewarding them with excellence is both our great privilege and responsibility.

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.


July 23-27

CAMP LION Day Camp | Rising Grades TK-3 | AM & PM

CAMP LION DAY CAMP

  • Rising Grades TK-3
  • Cost: $275 full day (9-4 PM) or $165 half day (9-12 PM or 1-4 PM)
  • Before & after care included in cost: 7:30-9 AM and 4-5:30 PM
  • T-shirt included
  • Sibling discount available
  • Director: Emily Coury

Covenant Day is excited to introduce its first summer day camp experience! CAMP LION is designed to inspire, challenge, encourage and entertain campers while they form friendships with fellow campers and counselors! Designed to offer the widest variety of curiosity-driving, energy-releasing, mind-bending activities, CAMP LION campers will get to try their hand at LEGO robotics, arts & crafts, scientific experiments, athletics, water games and more throughout the week alongside teachers and counselors who have been hand-picked for their fun-loving, nurturing passion for kids. Inspired by the smile-sparking truth that our God is the inventor of fun, CAMP LION will invite campers to worship Him through play and experimentation, instilling gratitude in young hearts for the curious, colorful, invigorating world He made for us to explore. Extended day care and t-shirt included.

Basketball Camp with Coach Phelps | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM

Basketball with coach PHELPS

  • Rising Grades 2-8
  • Cost $150
  • 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) from 9-12 PM
  • Director: Ben Phelps

Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!

Lions Field Hockey for Girls (Coach Snelgrove) | Rising Grades 6-12 | AM

LIONS FIELD HOCKEY WITH COACH SNELGROVE


Lions Field Hockey camp is back for summer 2018! Camper experience will vary according to age group:

High school campers will find camp to be an excellent precursor to pre-season! We will focus on specialized technical skills and enhancing stick work. Additionally, we will work on small game play including 1v1’s, 2v1’s, and 3v2’s, etc. We will learn how to transition these tactical pieces of small game play into the larger 11v11 game.

Middle school campers will focus on various technical and tactical pieces of the game, in addition to strength and conditioning training. We will hold various clinics covering hitting, passing and receiving, shooting, 3D and 1v1 skills for both offense and defense. We will progress throughout the week from small game play and small sided possession games to full-field games (depending on numbers).

T-shirt included for both age groups.

High School Honors Chorus | Rising Grades 9-12 | PM

HONORS CHORUS FOR HIGH SCHOOL

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • Cost: $185
  • 1-4 PM
  • Guest instructors selected by Taylor Nelson

Covenant Arts presents the first annual Honors Chorus Camp! Student singers are invited to get a head start on auditions for the prestigious NCMEA Honors Chorus. During this week-long camp experience, students will memorize the entire audition piece, increase their sight-singing ability, and receive individual instruction in vocal technique.

Middle School Honors Chorus | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

Honors CHORUS FOR middle school

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost: $185
  • 9-12 PM
  • Guest instructors selected by Taylor Nelson

Covenant Arts presents the first annual Honors Chorus Camp! Student singers are invited to get a head start on auditions for the prestigious NCMEA Honors Chorus. During this week-long camp experience, students will memorize the entire audition piece, increase their sight-singing ability, and receive individual instruction in vocal technique.


Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.


July 30 - August 3

Theater: Acting for Middle School | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

Middle School Theater: acting for middle school

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost: $185 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • **Can be combined with Theater: Singing & Dancing for Middle School (1-4 PM) for a total cost of $265.
  • Guest instructors selected by Casey Starkey

Covenant Arts Middle School Theater Camp is dedicated to excellence in the areas of music, dance and acting. Featuring passionate instructors committed to celebrating and nurturing students’ love and talent for theater, this camp experience will help them excel in performing technique, auditioning and appreciation for the theater community. This camp’s design will offer both a singing/dancing session and an acting session to enable students to receive specialized training in their area of interest. Students may register for one or both sessions. T-shirt included.

Theater: Singing & Dancing for Middle School | Rising Grades 6-8 | PM

Theater: singing & dancing for middle school

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost: $185 (t-shirt included)
  • 1-4 PM
  • **Can be combined with Theater: Acting for Middle School (9-12 PM) for a total cost of $265.
  • Guest instructors selected by Casey Starkey

    Covenant Arts Middle School Theater Camp is dedicated to excellence in the areas of music, dance and acting. Featuring passionate instructors committed to celebrating and nurturing students’ love and talent for theater, this camp experience will help them excel in performing technique, auditioning and appreciation for the theater community. This camp’s design will offer both a singing/dancing session and an acting session to enable students to receive specialized training in their area of interest. Students may register for one or both sessions. T-shirt included.

August 6-9

College Admissions | Rising Grades 11-12 | PM

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

  • Rising grades 11-12
  • Cost: $250
  • 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) from 1-4 PM
  • Director: Heather Mills

The guidance department at Covenant Day is offering College Admissions Camp for rising juniors and seniors who are interested in getting a jump-start on the college admissions process. This camp will provide perspective and support regarding the admissions and application processes, tips for college essay and resume writing, and an individualized timeline to help students better prepare for the college admissions process. In addition to our guidance counselors, students will hear from a panel of college admission counselors as well as other professionals about the entire college admissions process, including scholarship tips and interview advice. If you want to complete and receive feedback on your common application for college, your resume, and two essays, then College Admissions Camp is for you.

Camps by Grade

Lower School

June 4-8

Basketball with Coach Parrish | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM & PM

Basketball with Coach Parrish

  • Rising grades 2-8
  • Cost $150 for half day / $250 for full day
  • 4 Day Camp (Monday - Thursday) from 9-12 PM & 1-4 PM
  • Director: Marty Parrish

Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!

Little Lions Cheerleading with Coach Mackenzie | Rising Grades TK-5 | AM

LITTLE LIONS CHEERLEADING with Coach MACKENZIE

  • Girls in rising grades TK-5
  • Cost $165
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Mackenzie Weigel

Let’s go, Lions! At Little Lions Cheerleading camp, girls will learn jumps, tumbling, stunts, cheers and a dance to be performed for family and friends on the camp’s final day!Camp will begin with a pep rally put on by the camp coaches (CDS Cheerleaders), after which campers will meet their enthusiastic coaches and be divided into “teams” according to their age. Throughout the week, campers will receive coaching and mentorship, learning new techniques, routines, and ways promote school spirit. All will be on display for the final-day pep rally where the “Little Lions” will perform a dance and cheer with stunts, tumbling, jumps and more.We can’t wait to see you there! T-shirt included.

Discover the Artist in You | Rising Grades 1-5 | PM

DISCOVER THE ARTIST IN YOU: Mixed Media camp

  • Rising Grades 1-5
  • Cost $170
  • 1-4 PM
  • Director: Jackie Weigel


Little artists will explore while older artists will develop technique as they encounter a range of materials from clay and fiber arts to painting and printmaking. Campers will be challenged with daily themes and outdoor activities.

Baseball with Couch Houseton | Rising Grades 1-8 | PM


The Covenant Day Baseball Camp is designed to promote skill development and enhanced understanding of baseball. Campers will benefit from hands-on instruction and competitive games throughout the week.


June 11-15

Girls Volleyball with Coach Mills | Rising Grades 4-10 | AM

Volleyball with coach mills

  • Girls in rising grades 4-10
  • Cost: $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Heather Mills

With more than 20 years of experience, Coach Heather Mills will be facilitating Girls Volleyball Camp again this summer for Covenant Day School. This camp will serve two groups in one week: beginners desiring to try out for the middle school or JV teams and returning players preparing for their upcoming season. Former CDS players, as well as current varsity volleyball players, will assist Coach Mills throughout the camp week. Each camper will receive a t-shirt, camp photo, and some surprises as well! T-shirt included.


June 18-22

Seek the City, a week-long youth outreach event hosted by Christ Covenant Church each summer, will take place on campus this week. For more information about Seek the City and how to get involved, click here!

June 25-29

Soccer with Coach Fuderer | Rising Grades 3-6 | AM

SOCCER with Coach FUDERER

  • Rising Grades 3-6
  • Cost: $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Ryan Fuderer

This camp is designed to help boys and girls develop the critical technical skills necessary to reach their potential as soccer players. Passing, shooting, and first touch is taught, as well as defensive and attacking principles. Soccer Camp is led by the CDS soccer coaching staff, and a typical day will include skill work, fun games, and competition. All campers will receive a T-shirt and camp photo. T-shirt included.


Lego Robotics | Rising Grades 3-5 | AM

lego Robotics


This LEGO Robotics Camp will empower students to build a LEGO robot from scratch! Each camper will be on a team and will have the opportunity to program a robot to participate in peer competitions. Let the robotics games begin!



July 9-13

Football with Coach James | Rising Grades 1-6 | AM

FOOTBALL with Coach JAMES

  • Boys in rising grades 1-6
  • Cost $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Chris James

The Football Camp helps young players develop the fundamentals skill set needed to succeed in the game of football. This camp will be led by CDS Head Football Coach Chris James, and will cover correct tackling technique, individual position drills, and controlled scrimmages separated by age groups. T-shirt included.


July 16-20

Basketball with Coach Turner | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM

Basketball with coach turner


Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!

Girls Beginners Field Hockey - July 19-20 (Coach Snelgrove) | Rising Grades 3-6 | AM

BEGINNERS FIELD HOCKEY with coach snelgrove - 2 Day camp

  • Girls in rising grades 3-6
  • Cost: $85 (t-shirt included)
  • July 19-20 from 9-12 PM
  • Director: Rachael Snelgrove

Welcome to the sport of field hockey! Campers will learn the fundamentals of the game, including dribbling, passing and receiving, as well as offensive and defensive skills. By the end of the week, campers will put their new skills to work by playing small-sided games. This camp is designed to provide a great hands-on introductory experience for young girls who are looking to get a feel for the game. T-shirt included.


July 23-27

CAMP LION Day Camp | Rising Grades TK-3 | AM & PM

CAMP LION DAY CAMP

  • Rising Grades TK-3
  • Cost: $275 full day (9-4 PM) or $165 half day (9-12 PM or 1-4 PM)
  • Before & after care included in cost: 7:30-9 AM and 4-5:30 PM
  • T-shirt included
  • Sibling discount available
  • Director: Emily Coury

Covenant Day is excited to introduce its first summer day camp experience! CAMP LION is designed to inspire, challenge, encourage and entertain campers while they form friendships with fellow campers and counselors! Designed to offer the widest variety of curiosity-driving, energy-releasing, mind-bending activities, CAMP LION campers will get to try their hand at LEGO robotics, arts & crafts, scientific experiments, athletics, water games and more throughout the week alongside teachers and counselors who have been hand-picked for their fun-loving, nurturing passion for kids. Inspired by the smile-sparking truth that our God is the inventor of fun, CAMP LION will invite campers to worship Him through play and experimentation, instilling gratitude in young hearts for the curious, colorful, invigorating world He made for us to explore. Extended day care and t-shirt included.

Basketball Camp with Coach Phelps | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM

Basketball with coach PHELPS

  • Rising Grades 2-8
  • Cost $150
  • 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) from 9-12 PM
  • Director: Ben Phelps

Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!


Middle School

June 4-8

Basketball with Coach Parrish | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM & PM

Basketball with Coach Parrish

  • Rising grades 2-8
  • Cost $150 for half day / $250 for full day
  • 4 Day Camp (Monday - Thursday) from 9-12 PM & 1-4 PM
  • Director: Marty Parrish

Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!

Baseball with Couch Houseton | Rising Grades 1-8 | PM


The Covenant Day Baseball Camp is designed to promote skill development and enhanced understanding of baseball. Campers will benefit from hands-on instruction and competitive games throughout the week.


June 11-15

Girls Volleyball with Coach Mills | Rising Grades 4-10 | AM

Volleyball with coach mills

  • Girls in rising grades 4-10
  • Cost: $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Heather Mills

With more than 20 years of experience, Coach Heather Mills will be facilitating Girls Volleyball Camp again this summer for Covenant Day School. This camp will serve two groups in one week: beginners desiring to try out for the middle school or JV teams and returning players preparing for their upcoming season. Former CDS players, as well as current varsity volleyball players, will assist Coach Mills throughout the camp week. Each camper will receive a t-shirt, camp photo, and some surprises as well! T-shirt included.

Cutouts, Calligraphy, and Crafts | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

Cutouts, calligraphy, and crafts: a circle-up camp to create cool soulful stuff


Imagine using tools like drafting boards, X-acto knives, quill pens and more all to craft to your heart’s desire. Now imagine doing that with Christ. Well, He WAS a carpenter…so let’s follow HIS lead and create!



June 18-22

Seek the City, a week-long youth outreach event hosted by Christ Covenant Church each summer, will take place on campus this week. For more information about Seek the City and how to get involved, click here!

June 25-29

Soccer with Coach Fuderer | Rising Grades 3-6 | AM

SOCCER with Coach FUDERER

  • Rising Grades 3-6
  • Cost: $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Ryan Fuderer

This camp is designed to help boys and girls develop the critical technical skills necessary to reach their potential as soccer players. Passing, shooting, and first touch is taught, as well as defensive and attacking principles. Soccer Camp is led by the CDS soccer coaching staff, and a typical day will include skill work, fun games, and competition. All campers will receive a T-shirt and camp photo. T-shirt included.



July 9-13

Football with Coach James | Rising Grades 1-6 | AM

FOOTBALL with Coach JAMES

  • Boys in rising grades 1-6
  • Cost $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Chris James

The Football Camp helps young players develop the fundamentals skill set needed to succeed in the game of football. This camp will be led by CDS Head Football Coach Chris James, and will cover correct tackling technique, individual position drills, and controlled scrimmages separated by age groups. T-shirt included.

Lego Robotics | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

LEGO ROBOTICS

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost $165
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Jane Burns

Learn the basics of LEGO robotics design and programming while accomplishing missions and tackling team challenges. LEGO robotics promotes problem-solving, collaboration, perseverance, and creativity through a proven STEM curriculum.


July 16-20

Basketball with Coach Turner | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM

Basketball with coach turner


Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!

Girls Beginners Field Hockey - July 19-20 (Coach Snelgrove) | Rising Grades 3-6 | AM

BEGINNERS FIELD HOCKEY with coach snelgrove - 2 Day camp

  • Girls in rising grades 3-6
  • Cost: $85 (t-shirt included)
  • July 19-20 from 9-12 PM
  • Director: Rachael Snelgrove

Welcome to the sport of field hockey! Campers will learn the fundamentals of the game, including dribbling, passing and receiving, as well as offensive and defensive skills. By the end of the week, campers will put their new skills to work by playing small-sided games. This camp is designed to provide a great hands-on introductory experience for young girls who are looking to get a feel for the game. T-shirt included.

Theater: Acting for Middle School | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

Middle School Theater: acting for middle school

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost: $185 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • **Can be combined with Theater: Singing & Dancing for Middle School (1-4 PM) for a total cost of $265.
  • Guest instructors selected by Casey Starkey

Covenant Arts Middle School Theater Camp is dedicated to excellence in the areas of music, dance and acting. Featuring passionate instructors committed to celebrating and nurturing students’ love and talent for theater, this camp experience will help them excel in performing technique, auditioning and appreciation for the theater community. This camp’s design will offer both a singing/dancing session and an acting session to enable students to receive specialized training in their area of interest. Students may register for one or both sessions. T-shirt included.

Theater: Singing & Dancing for Middle School | Rising Grades 6-8 | PM

Theater: singing & dancing for middle school

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost: $185 (t-shirt included)
  • 1-4 PM
  • **Can be combined with Theater: Acting for Middle School (9-12 PM) for a total cost of $265.
  • Guest instructors selected by Casey Starkey

    Covenant Arts Middle School Theater Camp is dedicated to excellence in the areas of music, dance and acting. Featuring passionate instructors committed to celebrating and nurturing students’ love and talent for theater, this camp experience will help them excel in performing technique, auditioning and appreciation for the theater community. This camp’s design will offer both a singing/dancing session and an acting session to enable students to receive specialized training in their area of interest. Students may register for one or both sessions. T-shirt included.


July 23-27

Basketball Camp with Coach Phelps | Rising Grades 2-8 | AM

Basketball with coach PHELPS

  • Rising Grades 2-8
  • Cost $150
  • 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) from 9-12 PM
  • Director: Ben Phelps

Basketball Camp is designed for boys and girls of all skill levels who are in rising grades 2-8. Through a mix of games, drills, and scrimmages, campers will improve their fundamental skill-sets in an encouraging and action-packed environment. This camp is designed not only to build better players, but to help kids have a blast on the basketball court!

Lions Field Hockey for Girls (Coach Snelgrove) | Rising Grades 6-12 | AM

LIONS FIELD HOCKEY WITH COACH SNELGROVE


Lions Field Hockey camp is back for summer 2018! Camper experience will vary according to age group:

High school campers will find camp to be an excellent precursor to pre-season! We will focus on specialized technical skills and enhancing stick work. Additionally, we will work on small game play including 1v1’s, 2v1’s, and 3v2’s, etc. We will learn how to transition these tactical pieces of small game play into the larger 11v11 game.

Middle school campers will focus on various technical and tactical pieces of the game, in addition to strength and conditioning training. We will hold various clinics covering hitting, passing and receiving, shooting, 3D and 1v1 skills for both offense and defense. We will progress throughout the week from small game play and small sided possession games to full-field games (depending on numbers).

T-shirt included for both age groups.

Middle School Honors Chorus | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

Honors CHORUS FOR middle school

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost: $185
  • 9-12 PM
  • Guest instructors selected by Taylor Nelson

Covenant Arts presents the first annual Honors Chorus Camp! Student singers are invited to get a head start on auditions for the prestigious NCMEA Honors Chorus. During this week-long camp experience, students will memorize the entire audition piece, increase their sight-singing ability, and receive individual instruction in vocal technique.



July 30-August 3

Theater: Acting for Middle School | Rising Grades 6-8 | AM

Middle School Theater: acting for middle school

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost: $185 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • **Can be combined with Theater: Singing & Dancing for Middle School (1-4 PM) for a total cost of $265.
  • Guest instructors selected by Casey Starkey

Covenant Arts Middle School Theater Camp is dedicated to excellence in the areas of music, dance and acting. Featuring passionate instructors committed to celebrating and nurturing students’ love and talent for theater, this camp experience will help them excel in performing technique, auditioning and appreciation for the theater community. This camp’s design will offer both a singing/dancing session and an acting session to enable students to receive specialized training in their area of interest. Students may register for one or both sessions. T-shirt included.

Theater: Singing & Dancing for Middle School | Rising Grades 6-8 | PM

Theater: singing & dancing for middle school

  • Rising grades 6-8
  • Cost: $185 (t-shirt included)
  • 1-4 PM
  • **Can be combined with Theater: Acting for Middle School (9-12 PM) for a total cost of $265.
  • Guest instructors selected by Casey Starkey

    Covenant Arts Middle School Theater Camp is dedicated to excellence in the areas of music, dance and acting. Featuring passionate instructors committed to celebrating and nurturing students’ love and talent for theater, this camp experience will help them excel in performing technique, auditioning and appreciation for the theater community. This camp’s design will offer both a singing/dancing session and an acting session to enable students to receive specialized training in their area of interest. Students may register for one or both sessions. T-shirt included.

High School

June 11-15

Girls Volleyball with Coach Mills | Rising Grades 4-10 | AM

Volleyball with coach mills

  • Girls in rising grades 4-10
  • Cost: $165 (t-shirt included)
  • 9-12 PM
  • Director: Heather Mills

With more than 20 years of experience, Coach Heather Mills will be facilitating Girls Volleyball Camp again this summer for Covenant Day School. This camp will serve two groups in one week: beginners desiring to try out for the middle school or JV teams and returning players preparing for their upcoming season. Former CDS players, as well as current varsity volleyball players, will assist Coach Mills throughout the camp week. Each camper will receive a t-shirt, camp photo, and some surprises as well! T-shirt included.

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER Training WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.

College Admissions | Rising Grades 11-12 | PM

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

  • Rising grades 11-12
  • Cost: $250
  • 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) from 1-4 PM
  • Director: Heather Mills

The guidance department at Covenant Day is offering College Admissions Camp for rising juniors and seniors who are interested in getting a jump-start on the college admissions process. This camp will provide perspective and support regarding the admissions and application processes, tips for college essay and resume writing, and an individualized timeline to help students better prepare for the college admissions process. In addition to our guidance counselors, students will hear from a panel of college admission counselors as well as other professionals about the entire college admissions process, including scholarship tips and interview advice. If you want to complete and receive feedback on your common application for college, your resume, and two essays, then College Admissions Camp is for you.


June 18-22

Seek the City, a week-long youth outreach event hosted by Christ Covenant Church each summer, will take place on campus this week. For more information about Seek the City and how to get involved, click here!

June 25-29

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.


July 2-6

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.

July 9-13

Auto Survival 101 - Essentials | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

Auto Survival 101 - Essentials: 2 day camp

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • Cost: $85 (take-home toolkit included)
  • 2 day camp (Monday and Tuesday) from 8-11 am
  • Directors: Jeff Foltz & John Yasenchok

Directors Jeff Foltz and John Yasenchok are excited to introduce Auto Survival 101, a learning workshop on car care and maintenance. Jeff and John believe proper education about car maintenance not only enables better stewardship, but also relieves the anxiety, confusion and expense that car trouble causes for young drivers. The 2-day Essentials Program will equip campers with their take-home toolbox, introduce them to what’s under their hood, establish safety precautions, cover tire care (inflating, checking and changing), oil care (types, condition, checking and changing), batteries (checking, charging, safely “jumping”), windshield and headlight care, and more. Through hands-on work on actual vehicles and real-life scenario planning, campers will grow in skill and confidence related to the most common car needs, including emergency maintenance items. Both young men and women are encouraged to enroll – every student should take Auto Survival 101 before heading off to college! Take-home toolbox included.

Auto Survival 101 - Complete Workshop | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

Auto survival 101 - complete workshop

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • Cost: $195 (take-home toolkit included)
  • 8-11 am (5 Day Camp)
  • Directors: Jeff Foltz & John Yasenchok

  • Directors Jeff Foltz and John Yasenchok are excited to introduce Auto Survival 101, a learning workshop on car care and maintenance. Jeff and John believe proper education about car maintenance not only enables better stewardship, but also relieves the anxiety, confusion and expense that car trouble causes for young drivers. The 2-day Essentials Program will equip campers with their take-home toolbox, introduce them to what’s under their hood, establish safety precautions, cover tire care (inflating, checking and changing), oil care (types, condition, checking and changing), batteries (checking, charging, safely “jumping”), windshield and headlight care, and more. Through hands-on work on actual vehicles and real-life scenario planning, campers will grow in skill and confidence related to the most common car needs, including emergency maintenance items. Both young men and women are encouraged to enroll – every student should take Auto Survival 101 before heading off to college! Take-home toolbox included.

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.


July 16-20

Personal Finance Bootcamp | Rising Grades 10-12 | Full Day

PERSONAL finance bootcamp


High School is the perfect time to lay a foundation for financial success. Personal Finance Bootcamp will teach students the fundamentals of personal budgeting, saving, investing, taxes and giving. With interactive opportunities for students to become financially literate, this program will empower participants to manage their resources wisely while avoiding pitfalls that encumber college-aged students and young adults. This camp is developed from the distinct perspective that our talents and finances are blessings from God. Therefore, stewarding them with excellence is both our great privilege and responsibility.

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.


July 23-27

Lions Field Hockey for Girls (Coach Snelgrove) | Rising Grades 6-12 | AM

LIONS FIELD HOCKEY WITH COACH SNELGROVE


Lions Field Hockey camp is back for summer 2018! Camper experience will vary according to age group:

High school campers will find camp to be an excellent precursor to pre-season! We will focus on specialized technical skills and enhancing stick work. Additionally, we will work on small game play including 1v1’s, 2v1’s, and 3v2’s, etc. We will learn how to transition these tactical pieces of small game play into the larger 11v11 game.

Middle school campers will focus on various technical and tactical pieces of the game, in addition to strength and conditioning training. We will hold various clinics covering hitting, passing and receiving, shooting, 3D and 1v1 skills for both offense and defense. We will progress throughout the week from small game play and small sided possession games to full-field games (depending on numbers).

T-shirt included for both age groups.

High School Honors Chorus | Rising Grades 9-12 | PM

HONORS CHORUS FOR HIGH SCHOOL

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • Cost: $185
  • 1-4 PM
  • Guest instructors selected by Taylor Nelson

Covenant Arts presents the first annual Honors Chorus Camp! Student singers are invited to get a head start on auditions for the prestigious NCMEA Honors Chorus. During this week-long camp experience, students will memorize the entire audition piece, increase their sight-singing ability, and receive individual instruction in vocal technique.

Soccer Training with Coach West | Rising Grades 9-12 | AM

SOCCER TRAINING WITH COACH WEST

  • Rising grades 9-12
  • 6 Week Camp
  • Cost: $225 for full 6 weeks / $150 for 3 weeks
  • 9-10 AM
  • Director: Graham West

The Summer Soccer Training Camp is an excellent opportunity for male and female high school players to develop their overall game and prepare for their upcoming seasons in order to compete at their highest level. Featuring instruction from Charlotte Eagles’ players and sports ministers, training sessions at this camp will include technical, tactical, physical, mental and spiritual training. Players will not only be trained in proper and effective technical ability, but will also develop speed, agility, and strength. The aim of this camp is to train and enable soccer players to reach their potential, maximizing their abilities in each training area. Camp is offered for multiple weeks.


August 6-9

College Admissions | Rising Grades 11-12 | PM

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

  • Rising grades 11-12
  • Cost: $250
  • 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) from 1-4 PM
  • Director: Heather Mills

The guidance department at Covenant Day is offering College Admissions Camp for rising juniors and seniors who are interested in getting a jump-start on the college admissions process. This camp will provide perspective and support regarding the admissions and application processes, tips for college essay and resume writing, and an individualized timeline to help students better prepare for the college admissions process. In addition to our guidance counselors, students will hear from a panel of college admission counselors as well as other professionals about the entire college admissions process, including scholarship tips and interview advice. If you want to complete and receive feedback on your common application for college, your resume, and two essays, then College Admissions Camp is for you.

Camp Updates

Camp Deadlines
Campers may register online for CDS camps right up to Friday at noon the week before a camp begins. Early registration is strongly recommended to secure your spot at camp!

HS Musical Theater Camp
We are excited to announce Casey Starkey will now direct and instruct HS Theater, which will take place the week of July 30 from 10am-4pm and focus on musical theater.

Camp Details

  • Camps are listed for the rising grades for the 2018-19 school year.
  • All camps will run Monday through Friday unless otherwise indicated.
  • Invite your friends! All CDS summer camps are open to the community.
  • Camps are subject to change in the unlikely case of insufficient enrollment.
  • For more complete descriptions of the camps, please click the button on the right to open a pdf file of the 2018 CDS summer camp booklet.