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.

How much does BAM! cost?

$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.

Ready to register your son?


  • $240 for one week
  • $430 for both weeks

Register Now!

Have Questions about BAM?

Mr. Adam Kronebusch
​Department Chair