BAM! (Because Academics Matter) is Central Catholic’s Academic Summer Enrichment Program for boys entering the 7th and 8th grades. The two-week camp ties the rigorous academics of Central Catholic with a fun and engaging environment for the young men who are considering Central for their future. The courses and activities are designed to show students what high school is like in a college preparatory setting while creating excitement and curiosity for deeper learning at a higher level.
BAM! (Because Academics Matter) is Central Catholic’s Academic Summer Enrichment Program for boys entering the 7th and 8th grades. The two-week camp ties the rigorous academics of Central Catholic with a fun and engaging environment for the young men who are considering Central for their future
When: June 17 -21 and June 24-28. Register for one week or get a discount when you register for both!
Where: All courses, unless otherwise listed, will take place at Central Catholic High School.
Time: All sessions will run from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, with an option to add afternoon sessions for an additional fee.
The BAM curriculum is centered on improving mathematics and writing skills while giving students the opportunity to explore interests in other fields. Every student will participate in two weeks’ worth of mathematics and writing in preparation for the rigors of high school. They will also be able to choose two electives from our diverse offerings.
Early Bird Pricing (Register before May 1):
$225 for one week
$400 for both weeks
After May 1:
$240 for one week
$430 for both weeks
Our highly trained and distinguished faculty excels in engaging students in their content areas through hands-on and applicable instruction. Their instruction will help your son to become ready for the next stage in his academic career. Space is limited; sign up now to reserve your spot.
The BAM! (Because Academics Matter) Summer Enrichment Program, our two-week summer academics program for junior high boys, will return on Saturday mornings throughout the year. Each 3-hour long session will cover a different topic - register your son for one session or all four!
All BAM! Saturday sessions will take place at Central Catholic High School.
See Dates and Descriptions Below!
April 13, 2019
9:00 a.m. - noon
Humans have more than 10,000 taste buds and that some of them are under the tongue, tasting is just the beginning of the process! We get hungry, we eat, our body does something with that food, the waste leaves our body...but what happens to that food while it’s in there? How does our body use it for energy? You will be introduced to the digestive system and perform an experiment to simulate the digestion process.
May 18, 2019
9:00 a.m. - noon
Do you have the toughest robot in the room? Can your robot outrun Usain Bolt? Through the use of diverse STEM skills, students will build and program their own individual robots to answer these questions. A grand competition will be held to decide the baddest robot in the land!!! (No prior experience needed)