Holy Cross High School is proud to offer a variety of activities available to boys and girls during the summer. Our combination of Academic, Athletic, and Arts programs provides the opportunity to continue to develop the hearts and minds of young people over the summer.

Athletic Camps

Boys & Girls Basketball

Boys ages 10-15
Girls ages 9-14

The goal of the Holy Cross Basketball Camp is to develop a complete basketball player. This is achieved by teaching the proper fundamentals of the game in a positive, encouraging environment. Sportsmanship, teamwork, confidence, and individual drive are the keys to enjoying success both on and off the basketball court. These qualities will be emphasized in safe, supervised, and enjoyable surroundings by our Holy Cross coaches and alumni college athletes. Campers will be placed in groups based on age and ability to ensure fair competition. All campers receive a personalized skills evaluation from their coach at the end of the week.

All campers should bring a towel, and combination lock, and wear proper basketball attire.

*Space is limited. Registration is first-come, first-served. No late registrations or walk-ins will be accommodated.

Please call Mr. Thomas Marchesini at (718) 886-7250 ext 614 with any questions about the Boys Basketball Camp.

Please call Coach Tom Catalanotto at (718) 344-4980 or Coach Mike Faello at (347) 408-9608 with any questions about the Girls Basketball Camp.

Learn more and register here!

Boys Basketball Camp Session Schedule
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Session 1 | June 24th – June 28th
Session 2 | July 1st – July 5th (no camp July 4th)
Session 3 | July 8th – July 12th
Session 4 | July 15th – July 19th

Girls Basketball Camp Session Schedule
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Session 1 | July 29th – August 2nd

Academic Programs

Summer TACHS Prep Program

(Boys and girls entering 7th-8th grade)

July 22 – July 26 | 9:00am – 11:30am

Holy Cross High School is proud to offer a rigorous, in-person program for boys and girls over the summer to prepare for the TACHS exam.

During this 15-hour program, students enrolled in our TACHS prep program will review mathematic and language skills that are assessed on the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS) exam.

All students will receive a TACHS workbook and supplemental materials.

Summer STREAM Program

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

Our Summer STREAM Program (Science, Theology, Robotics, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) introduces young students to great teachers and coaches, facilities, and courses offered at Holy Cross High School and provides them with individual attention to help them develop key skills.

The Summer STREAM Program provides an opportunity for boys and girls entering 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade this fall to spend the summer exploring what they are interested in the most!

Similar to how our current students pursue their academic interests throughout the year, the HCHS Summer STREAM Program allows individuals to select from a variety of courses that excite and inspire them, rather than limit students to a one-size-fits-all program.

Regardless of a student’s interests, the program provides an incredibly flexible, customizable, and meaningful learning experience for all. The program also allows
students to meet future Knight teammates and friends, all while having FUN!

Space is limited.

Registration Deadline: June 30th

Please call Mr. Robert Botero ’00 at (718) 886-7250 ext 558 with any questions about the Summer STREAM Program.

Coding

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

Coding I | July 15 – July 19 | 9:00am – 11:30am | 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Coding II | July 22 – July 26 | 9:00am – 11:30am | 12:00pm – 2:30pm

In Coding I, students will learn the concepts of coding that allow people to build and share their ideas. This course focuses on mathematical principles logic and correct programming syntax through easy-to-follow projects using a variety of programming languages. Students will apply what they learn by making games, animations, and websites. No experience is necessary.

Students in Coding II will implement the skills learned in Coding I as they undertake more advanced projects.

Computer Repair

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

July 15 – July 19 | 9:00am – 11:30am | 12:00pm – 2:30pm
July 22 – July 26 | 9:00am – 11:30am | 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Computer RepairExplore the inner workings of a computer! In this course, student will learn to identify the internal components of a computer, their function, and how to replace the main components of a computer. Students will have hands-on access to real computers in a controlled and supervised setting.

All materials are included. Students will receive a personal computer repair toolkit.

Artist’s Studio I and II

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

Artist’s Studio I | July 15 – July 19 | 9:00am – 11:30am
Artist’s Studio II | July 22 – July 26 | 9:00am – 11:30am

In Artist’s Studio I, students in our will spark imagination and creativity while making friends. Our experienced and talented educators will help to nurture the artist in your child. Students will learn and enhance traditional skills such as drawing and painting in an environment that promotes creativity and artistic experimentation.

In Artist’s Studio II, students will build on themes and mediums they were exposed to in Artist’s Studio I by exploring two and three-dimensional art projects.

It is our goal to inspire and encourage authentic self-expression while creating artwork. The Artist’s Studio program is accepting of all levels of talent and ability, from beginner to experienced.

All materials are included.

Fashion and Design Studio

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

July 15 – July 19 | 12:00pm – 2:30pm
July 22 – July 26 | 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Students can explore their creative side while expressing their unique fashion style. Learn more about the newest fashion trends and the elements of creative design. Teacher-led projects include tie-die, outfit design, customized sneakers, and more!

All materials are included.

Watercolor Painting

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

July 15 – July 19 | 9:00am – 11:30am

Watercolor PaintingStudents will learn the beauty and joy of watercolor painting through the exploration of several projects. Student will learn color mixing, brush usage, and painting techniques while exploring projects like value studies, landscape paintings, portraits and more!

All materials are included.

Digital Art

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

July 15 – July 19 | 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Digital Art Creating art isn’t limited to paint and pencil! Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop® and the role of technology in the creative process. No previous experience is required.

All materials are included.

Robotics 101

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

July 15 – July 19 | 9:00am – 11:30am
July 22 – July 26 | 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Students will learn the fundamental principles of robotics by constructing a basic, remote-controlled robotic chassis. Then, via guided design and construction of additions to the base robot, students will test out their designs by attempting to complete various challenges. In so doing, students will be exposed to basic mechanical engineering and design concepts and new ways of thinking and directing and implementing their creativity.

No previous robotics experience is necessary.

All materials are included.

The Art of Video Game Design

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

July 15 – July 19 | 12:00pm – 2:30pm
July 22 – July 26 | 9:00am – 11:30am

Students will learn and explore the process of creating their own playable video game! Students will earn all aspects of game design, including coding, debugging, narrative gameplay and art design.

No previous experience is necessary.

All materials are included.

Science of Cooking

(Boys and girls entering 5th-9th grade)

July 15 – July 19 | 9:00am – 11:30am | 12:00pm – 2:30pm
July 22 – July 26 | 9:00am – 11:30am | 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Explore recipes, activities, and fun easy-to-perform cooking creations that will enhance your understanding of the science and math behind food and cooking. Learn about nutrition, ingredients, and other kitchen sciences. Students enrolled in this course have full access to our 4th-floor dining hall and kitchen. Discover how a pinch of curiosity can help develop the chef in you. Everyone is sure to love this class!

All materials are included.

Admissions Department

Holy Cross High School
26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11358
Office: (718) 886-7250 ext 558
Mobile: (718) 309-0589
Fax: (718) 886-7257

Email: admissions@myhchs.org