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Camp Horsemen 2017

 
At Camp Horsemen, St. Michael's High School offers the best and most affordable summer camps for kids entering grades 1 - 12. 
 
Our goal at Camp Horsemen is for every camper to try something different, develop a new skill, increase their confidence, make a new friend, and most importantly have a lot of fun! All of our camps are led by individuals who have years of experience and expertise in their fields. Additionally, St. Michael's students, athletes, and artists are involved with all of our camps, an aspect that only we can offer and a dynamic that camp attendees truly enjoy. 
 
All camps, except for Tennis Camp, will take place on the beautiful 25-acre campus of St. Michael's High School. Tennis Camp will take place at the Shellengerger Tennis Center.
 
 
Football Camp
June 5 - 8  Kids entering grades 1 - 8 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM $90
 
From beginners to veterans, the St. Michael's Football Camp will prepare campers to hit the gridiron. Stressing the fundamentals of the game, campers will participate in drills that will allow them to develop their speed, strength and agility. 
 

Football Camp will be led by Joey Fernandez. An alum of St. Michael’s High School, Fernandez attended the University of New Mexico on a football scholarship. He began his football coaching career at St. Michael's in the fall of 1993 as an assistant coach. He became head football coach in 2002. His teams have accumulated a total of 7 state championships. Fernandez became the all time winningest football coach in St. Michael's history on October 15th, 2011 surpassing Salvador Perez. He has accumulated 118 wins in his 13 years as head coach.

Campers should wear appropriate shoes and they should bring a snack and a water bottle. Campers should also wear sunscreen. To register for Football Camp, click here.

Volleyball Camp Week I
June 5 - 8  Kids entering grades 1 - 6 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM $90
 

Whether you are brand new to the game or have been playing for years, this camp has something for everyone! Campers will learn the important aspects of the game, including passing, blocking, and hitting. Each day campers will also participate in team play.  

 

Volleyball Camp will be led by Josie Adams. Adams has been around volleyball for years, playing collegiately at the University of Kentucky. During her tenure, the team twice qualified for the AIAW Region II Championships, and in 1979 made it to the SEC Championships. Adams began her coaching career 9 years ago at the Waldorf School in Santa Fe. While under Josie’s tutelage, Waldorf qualified for state 3 times and reigned as the 1A District Champions for the last 3 years of her time there. Adams was named the head varsity volleyball coach at St. Michael’s High School in June of 2015.

 

Campers should wear appropriate shoes and knee pads and they should bring a snack and a water bottle. To register for Volleyball Camp Week I, click here.

 

Math Enrichment Camp (for entering and current SMHS students only)
June 5 - 23  Kids entering grades 7 - 9 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM $150
 
Summer Math Enrichment Camp is designed for St. Michael's students entering 7th, 8th or 9th grade who want to brush up on their current skills, get a preview of what's to come, or get a jump start on next year's math class. Students can take one of two classes: 7th Grade Math Prep or Pre-Algebra/Algebra 1 Prep.
 
Summer Math Enrichment Camp takes place for three weeks, Monday - Friday, June 6 - June 23, from 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Registration for Math Enrichment Camp will open after April 1.
 
Junior/Senior High Volleyball Camp
June 8, 15, 22, 29 Kids entering grades 7 - 12 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cost Varies
 
The Junior/Senior High Volleyball Camp is your go-to camp for any student who wishes to compete at the High School level. Campers will receive professional-level instruction on all of the important aspects of the game, including passing, blocking, and hitting. Campers will also participate in team play.
  

This camp will be led by Josie Adams. Adams has been around volleyball for years, playing collegiately at the University of Kentucky. During her tenure, the team twice qualified for the AIAW Region II Championships, and in 1979 made it to the SEC Championships. Adams began her coaching career 9 years ago at the Waldorf School in Santa Fe. While under Josie’s tutelage, Waldorf qualified for state 3 times and reigned as the 1A District Champions for the last 3 years of her time there. Adams was named the head varsity volleyball coach at St. Michael’s High School in June of 2015.

 
Campers should bring appropriate volleyball equipment. Registration for Junior/Senior High Volleyball Camp will open after April 1.
 
Art Camp 
June 12 - 16  Kids entering grades 1 - 6 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM $150
 
Art Camp will foster creativity and curiosity within each and every camper. Campers will participate in a range of exciting activities while they explore different mediums. St. Michael's Art Camp will help young artists gain self-confidence, self-awareness and independence as they develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills through the creative process.
 
 Art Camp will be led by the very talented and engaging Nadine Porterfield Gurulé, a visual arts teacher in the Santa Fe Public Schools, as well as an alumnus of St. Michael’s High School.
 

Campers need to bring a water bottle, snack, and lunch. Additionally, campers should wear comfortable clothing that can get dirty, and they should wear closed-toe shoes. To register for Art Camp, click here.

Basketball Camp Week I
June 12 - 15  Kids entering grades 1 & 2 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM $40
June 12 - 15  Kids entering grades 3 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $75
June 12 - 15 Kids entering grades 7 - 9 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM $75
 

Campers will spend time developing the fundamentals of the game: shooting, offensive moves, defense, rebounding, and more. Campers will also spend time, every day, putting the fundamentals into action as they participate in team play.

 
Basketball Camp will be led by Ron Geyer. In addition to being a St. Michael's High School Assistant Principal, Geyer is also the St. Michael's High School head boys basketball coach. Over his 28 years as a head coach, Geyer has taken basketball teams to 23 state playoffs, including three state championships for Alamogordo (1990–91, 1991–92, and 1996–97) and three for St. Michael's (2005–06, 2006–07 and 2011-12). As head coach, his record stands at 523 - 230. In 2012 he was inducted into the New Mexico High School Coaches Hall of Honor.
 
Campers should wear appropriate shoes and they should bring a snack and a water bottle. To register for Basketball Camp Week I click here.
 
Soccer Camp 
June 19 - 23  Kids entering grades 1 - 6 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM $100
 
Soccer camp is designed for every level of player: those that are new to soccer and those that have been playing for years. The camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game, and play will take place in small-sided games, providing every player many touches.
 
Soccer Day Camp will be led by the St. Michael's head girls soccer coach, Gerzain Chavez, MD. Coach Chavez is in his second season coaching the very successful Lady Horsemen soccer program. Prior to taking over the program as the head coach, Coach Chavez was involved with the program as an assistant coach. Coach Chavez graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1995.
 
Campers should wear appropriate shoes and they should bring a snack and a water bottle. Campers should also wear sunscreen. To register for Soccer Camp click here
 
Book It! Language Arts Camp
June 19 - 23 Kids entering grades 2 - 6 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM $150 
 

 Book It! Language Arts Camp will be a week of fun, creativity, and learning. Campers will read and explore classic children’s books and then write, design  and  produce their own, real book.  Campers will be guided to ensure their books have an objective, such as  animals, values, problem/solution-type    predicaments, friendships, family, etc.

 

 Book It! will be led by Mrs. Patricia Durán Eiker.  Mrs. Durán Eiker has been a Language Arts 7th and 8th grade, Senior High English, and Print Journalism  teacher for more than 20 years. Currently, she is St. Michael’s Library Media Specialist.

 

Campers need to bring a water bottle, snack, and lunch. Additionally, campers should wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. To register for Book It! click here.

 

Basketball Shooting Camp
June 19 & 20  Kids entering grades 3 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $40
June 19 & 20 Kids entering grades 7 - 9 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM $40
 
Basketball shooting camp will teach campers proper footwork, balance, and form. Drills will be age and skill-level appropriate. 
 
Basketball Shooting Camp will be led by Ron Geyer. In addition to being a St. Michael's High School Assistant Principal, Geyer is also the St. Michael's High School head boys basketball coach. Over his 28 years as a head coach, Geyer has taken basketball teams to 23 state playoffs, including three state championships for Alamogordo (1990–91, 1991–92, and 1996–97) and three for St. Michael's (2005–06, 2006–07 and 2011-12). As head coach, his record stands at 523 - 230. In 2012 he was inducted into the New Mexico High School Coaches Hall of Honor.
 
Campers should wear appropriate shoes and they should bring a snack and a water bottle. To register for Basketball Shooting Camp click here.
 
Baseball Camp
June 26 - 30 Kids entering grades 1 - 6 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM $100
 
Baseball Camp is designed for every level of player. Campers will work on the core fundamentals of baseball: hitting, throwing, fielding, base running and speed/agility. Drills are designed to be skill-level specific so each camper gets the most out of camp.
 

Baseball Camp will be led by first-year St. Michael’s High School head baseball coach Augustine Ruiz. Coach Ruiz played baseball collegiately for the College of the Southwest from 1996 - 1998 and then transferred to Dakota Wesleyan University and continued playing baseball, finishing his college career in 2001. Prior to taking over the St. Michael's program this year, Coach Ruiz served as the head coach at Pecos High School. His career record as head baseball coach at Pecos was 152-122 over 12 seasons. This includes making the state playoffs 9 times and finishing as the State runner up in 2016.

Campers should wear appropriate shoes and they should bring a snack and a water bottle. Campers should also wear sunscreen.To register for Baseball Camp click here.

 
Softball Camp
June 26 - 30 Kids entering grades 1 - 6 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM $100
 
Softball Camp is designed for every level of player. Campers will work on the core fundamentals of softball: hitting, throwing, fielding, base running and speed/agility. Drills are designed to be skill-level specific so each camper gets the most out of camp.
 

  Softball Camp will be led by first-year St. Michael’s High School head softball coach Billy Perdue. Coach Perdue coached softball and baseball at Santa Fe     High School from 2005 to 2012. He has also stayed involved with club teams during the summers. Coach Perdue has had the fortune of coaching      numerous players who have gone on to play at the collegiate level.

Campers should wear appropriate shoes and they should bring a snack and a water bottle. Campers should also wear sunscreen. To register for Softball Camp click here.

 

Camp Invention
July 10 - 14 Kids entering grades 1 - 6 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Varies, see below for more info
 
Camp Invention is the only nationally recognized summer program focused on creativity, innovation, real-world problem solving and the spirit of invention. Created by the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention partners with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Collegiate Inventors Competition, and everything we do is inspired by the world’s smartest inventors. St. Michael's is proud to have been selected to host this camp.
 
At Camp Invention, our top priority is to provide quality programming in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Camp Invention isn’t just about taking apart broken appliances and playing with gadgets, nor is it your run-of-the-mill summer camp. Our fun, inspiring camp teaches children critical thinking skills that will last a lifetime. To learn more and to register, click here.
 
Basketball Camp Week II
July 10 - 13 Kids entering grades 1 & 2 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM $40
July 10 - 13 Kids entering grades 3 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $75
July 10 - 13 Kids entering grades 7 - 9 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM $75
 
Campers will spend time on developing the fundamentals of the game: shooting, offensive moves, defense, rebounding, and more. Campers will also spend time every day putting the fundamentals into action as they participate in team play.
 
Basketball Camp will be led by Ron Geyer. In addition to being a St. Michael's High School Assistant Principal, Geyer is also the St. Michael's High School head boys basketball coach. Over his 28 years as a head coach, Geyer has taken basketball teams to 23 state playoffs, including three state championships for Alamogordo (1990–91, 1991–92, and 1996–97) and three for St. Michael's (2005–06, 2006–07 and 2011-12). As head coach, his record stands at 523 - 230. In 2012 he was inducted into the New Mexico High School Coaches Hall of Honor.
 
Campers should wear appropriate shoes and they should bring a snack and a water bottle.To register for Basketball Camp Week II click here.
 
Volleyball Week II
July 17 - 20 Kids entering grades 1 - 6 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM $90
 
Whether you are brand new to the game or have been playing for years, this camp has something for everyone! Campers will learn the important aspects of the game, including passing, blocking, and hitting. Each day campers will also participate in team play.  
 

Volleyball Camp will be led by Josie Adams. Adams has been around volleyball for years, playing collegiately at the University of Kentucky. During her tenure, the team twice qualified for the AIAW Region II Championships, and in 1979 made it to the SEC Championships. Adams began her coaching career 9 years ago at the Waldorf School in Santa Fe. While under Josie’s tutelage, Waldorf qualified for state 3 times and reigned as the 1A District Champions for the last 3 years of her time there. Adams was named the head volleyball coach at St. Michael’s High School in June of 2015.

Campers should wear appropriate shoes and knee pads and they should bring a snack and a water bottle.To register for Volleyball Camp Week II click here. 

Tennis 
July 27 - 29 Kids ages 6 - 8 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $100
July 27 - 29 Kids ages 9 - 13 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM $100
July 27 - 29 Adults 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM $40
 

Tennis camp will teach individuals to serve, return, rally and net play. Additionally, tennis camp will teach the performance aspects of the game, including mental, physical and tactical development. This camp is designed for players of all levels.

This year, we are excited to add an opportunity for adults to learn the game their kids are playing.
 
 Tennis Camp will be led by the St. Michael's High School girls tennis coach, Jeremy Garcia.
 
Campers should wear appropriate shoes and they should bring a snack and a water bottle. Campers should also wear sunscreen. To register for Tennis Camp click here.
 
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