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What is BAM?

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

Basic Info

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. 

What Do Students Learn at BAM?

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.

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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

Meet the Teachers

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.

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Ready to register your son?

Register before May 1 and save! 

Early bird pricing:

  • $225 for one week
  • $400 for both weeks

After May 1:

  • $240 for one week
  • $500 for both weeks

Register Now!

What Happens When You Eat?
April 13, 2019
9:00 a.m. - noon
Cost: $30

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.

Radical Robotics
May 18, 2019
9:00 a.m. - noon
Cost: $30

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)

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Have Questions about BAM?

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Mr. Adam Kronebusch
​Department Chair