Camps & Clinics

Join the summer fun at Knoxville Catholic High School!  Our summer camps are open to the community and provide a safe place  to explore new interests and improve skills. Contact us at for general inquiries.

Band Camp
June 11 – June 15
Morning Session: 9:00 to 11:30 am / Afternoon Session: 12:30 to 3:00 pm 
Rising 5th grade (beginners): 9:00 to 11:30 am – $100
Rising 6th through 8th grades (leadership camp): 9:00 to 11:30 am – $50
Rising 6th through 8th grades (current band students): 12:30 to 3:00 pm – $100 

Morning sessions introduce the fundamentals for how to successfully play a band instrument. This session will also serve as a leadership camp for current middle school band students. Afternoon sessions are designed for current band students moving into grades 6 through 8. There will be a concert on the last day of camp. Middle school students who plan to attend the leadership camp in the morning and the afternoon session should bring a sack lunch.  Click here to register for Band Camp.

Contact: Janet Harrigan

Math Refresher
July 16 – July 20
Six 90-minute sessions 6th grade through Calculus
$200 per student 

This week-long camp is for students who wish to clean out the summertime cobwebs before school starts.  We offer individual classes ranging from 6th grade through Calculus, including multiple levels of Algebra and Geometry.  Each class is 90 minutes per day and has a limit of 18 students.

Contact: Jennifer Parris

Robotics: Lego Mindstorm
June 18 – June 21
Parent Showcase Thursday at 1:00 pm
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Rising 5th through 9th grades
$250 per student 

Campers will work in small teams (based on experience level) to design, build, program, and test autonomous robots using the LEGO Mindstorm Invention System. Under the supervision of FIRST Robotics Competition volunteers, your child will develop STEM skills.  This 5th annual camp is under the direction of Mr. Douglas Parris, mentor to the KCHS Robotichauns – one of the southeast’s leading robotics program.  The program is tiered to meet the needs of novices and returning campers. Click here to register for Robotics Camp.

Contact: Douglas Parris

Writing Workshop – The Essay: Step by Step
July 23 – July 27 (9:00 am to 12:00 noon)
Rising 9th through 12th grades
$200 per student (includes materials)

This workshop is recommended for those students who struggle with transcribing their ideas into a coherent, cohesive essay which communicates those ideas clearly to the reader. This workshop is also a perfect preparation for rising freshman or sophomore English students as they encounter the challenge of high school writing. Choose the session that works best with your summer schedule.

For more information about the writing workshops, contact: Nikki Mynatt.

Writing Workshop – Writing about Literature/Using Sources
July 23 – July 27 (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)
Rising 9th through 12th grades
$200 per student 

This camp is ideal for students who struggle to articulate and organize their thoughts when writing about literature. The camp will also offer instructions and practice in MLA formatting and citations. And finally the camp would be ideal for those students who wish to discuss and write about summer reading prior to the beginning of school.

For more information about the writing workshops, contact: Nikki Mynatt.

Yearbook Camp – Creating and Capturing Memories
July 16 – July 19 (9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Rising 5th through 8th grades
$250 (early bird registration, before June 1) or $275 (June 2 through deadline of July 1)

Sessions introduce the fundamentals of yearbook.  Students will learn about yearbook theme development, content, interviewing and writing techniques, basics of design, and photography.  On the final day of camp, there will be a design showcase (students will also get to bring home their design presentation boards).  Sessions will feature representatives from Walsworth Publishing and long-time area advisers.  Students should bring a snack or small lunch.  Space is limited.  Click here to register for Yearbook Camp.

Contact: Liberty Phillips

All Sports Camp
June 18 – June 22
9:00 am to 4:00 pm (drop-off as early as 8:00 am; $5 charge per day for 4:30 pm pick-up)
Rising K through 8th Grades
$195 per camper (family pricing available)

KCHS is excited to offer this very popular camp for a second year in a row. This camp focuses on introducing a variety of sports to kids in a safe environment.  This camp uses a proven formula that combines working on fundamentals and skills training with an equal amount of time playing a variety of fun and competitive games (to apply these skills). Besides skill development in multiple sports, there will also be a consistent focus on sportsmanship and fun. In today’s culture, kids are often pressured to concentrate on one sport. The All Sports Camp provides an opportunity to experience new sports and explore other interests. Learning from some of the Southeast’s top coaches, along with talented high school athletes, is the perfect recipe to build confidence in any young athlete. Click here to register for All Sports Camp.

Contact: Howie Sompayrac

Baseball Camp 
June 4 – June 6, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon (8:30 am registration on June 4)
Rising 3rd through Rising 8th Grade
$100 per camper
Learn the fundamentals of baseball – or fine tune skills – with KCHS Head Coach Caleb Moore, his staff, and players. Click here to register for Baseball Camp.

Contact: Coach Caleb Moore

Basketball – Boys
May 29 – May 31
Ages 8 to 10: 9:00 to 11:30 am
Ages 11 to Rising 8th Grade: 12:30 to 3:00 pm
$100 per camper (family pricing available)

Learn the fundamentals of basketball from KCHS Head Coach Mike Hutchens, his staff, and players during our annual Basketball Camp. Boys will learn the following skills: defensive footwork, team rotation, box-out techniques, shooting, passing, catching, dribbling, moving without the ball, and attitude. Click here to register for the Boys Basketball Camp.

Contact: Coach Mike Hutchens

Basketball – Girls
Dates TBD
Rising 3rd to 8th Grade
$100 per camper (family pricing available)

Learn the fundamentals of basketball from our coaches and players. Whether you are a newcomer to the sport or a varsity level player, the Lady Irish Basketball Camp will help players of all ages develop and improve their skills. REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

Contact: AD Jason Surlas

Smith & Smith Catholic Football Camp
July 12 and 13, 8:00 to 11:30 am (7:30 to 8:00 am registration on July 12)
Rising K through 8th grade – Boys and Girls Welcome 
$20 non-refundable registration fee

Campers will receive direct instruction from Harrison Smith (Minnesota Vikings) and Lee Smith (Oakland Raiders), and other NFL players! KCHS Head Football Coach Steve Matthews, his staff, and players are opening the gates to Blaine Stadium for your child to learn more about the game from pro athletes. Participants will learn basic fundamentals of football, along with speed and agility drills, and all aspects of being successful on the field.  A $20 non-refundable registration fee reserves your child’s place at the camp. Click here to register for Football Camp.

Contact: Coach Steve Matthews


Click here to learn more about Catholic Youth Football (ages 8 through 8th grades).

Knox Area Girls Lacrosse Camp
June 4 – June 7
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
High School (and advanced 8th graders)
$120 per camper ($15 discount per additional sibling)

June 5 – June 79:00 am to 11:30 am
Rising 3rd through 8th grade
$85 per camper ($15 discount per additional sibling)

Campers will be group by age and ability.  High school and advanced 8th grade players (coach recommendation required) will be coached by area college coaches and players.  Younger players will be coached by area high school coaches and college players.  Campers will receive instruction on fundamentals, playing positions, setting up plays, and ball movement.  Following registration, you will be contacted by the camp director to establish placement and equipment needs.  This camp is for beginners and seasoned lacrosse players.  Water bottle and t-shirt included in camp fee. Click here to register for Lacrosse Camp.

Contact: Coach Anna Turner

Irish Soccer Camp
June 18 – June 20 (8:00 to 11:00 am)
Rising 5th through 8th grade (boys and girls)
$100 per camper ($25 discount for additional siblings)
Soccer specific training and FUN for boys and girls, directed by KCHS Head Coach Vahan Janoyan, assisted by the Lady Irish Soccer Team.  The camp provides players with a total soccer experience as well as an effective training environment to further their technical and tactical abilities.  Bring water, shin guards, and your soccer ball.  T-shirt and water bottle included with fee.  Click here to register for Soccer Camp.

Contact: Coach Vahan Janoyan

Lady Irish Fastpitch Softball Camp
June 4 – June 6, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
7 years old through rising 8th grade
$100 per camper ($125 for day of registration) 

Join the Lady Irish Softball players and staff this summer for a 3-day instructional camp!  Under the direction of KCHS Head Coach Sarah Bailey, a former Lady Vol and NCAA 2-time First Team All American, campers will develop skills that will enable them to improve immediately as a fastpitch softball player.  Participants will build their game knowledge in small group settings, playing skill-specific games to maximize fun and development.  Each day will end with everyone’s favorite…Crazy Olympics! Click here to register for Softball Camp.

Contact: Coach Sarah Bailey

Volleyball Camp I
July 9 – July 11
Rising 3rd through 6th grade: 9:00 to 12:00 noon
Rising 7th through 9th grade: 1:00 to 4:00 pm
$125 per camper

This camp will emphasize fundamental skills: passing, setting, hitting, individual defense, and serving.  Campers will work in groups based on skill level.  Players should bring knee pads.  All volleyball camps are for girls. Click here to register for Volleyball Camp.

Contact: Coach Brent Carter

Volleyball Camp: Setters & Hitters
July 12 – July 13 (9:00 am until 12:00 noon)
$75 per camper

An intense 2-day training session focusing on drills and skills specific to hitting and passing.  Players should bring knee pads. Click here to register for Volleyball Camp.

Contact: Coach Brent Carter

Volleyball Camp: Passing & Defense
July 12 – July 13 (1:00 to 4:00 pm)
$75 per camper

An intense 2-day training session focusing on drills and skills specific to advanced passing and defense.  Players should bring knee pads. Click here to register for Volleyball Camp.

Contact: Coach Brent Carter