SHArk Week Summer Camps

SHArk Week Summer Athletic Camps

SHArk Week Summer Camps are an opportunity for young athletes to have fun while enhancing their athletic skills and physical development. Each camp is open to girls of various ages and will be designed to accommodate the skill and experience level of those registered.  



Each day of this exciting basketball camp is broken up into two segments. The mornings are spent at the SHA gym where girls will participate in drills and games. After lunch the girls will head to Paradise Country Club for swimming, paddle boats, volleyball, tennis and other activities.  

Camp Director: CBA Director and SHA Basketball Coach and SCC Coach of the Year Jason Kirck  
Dates: July 12-16, July 26-30, August 16-20 
Time & Location: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm  
  • 9:00 am – 12:15 pm: Sacred Heart Academy Gymnasium (265 Benham Street, Hamden)  
  • 12:45 – 3:00 pm- Paradise Country Club (83 Hill Street, Hamden)  
Cost (per week): $300 Sports & Swim, $200 Sports only  
Multiweek Discount:  
  • 2 Weeks - $550 Sports & Swim, $350 Sports only  
  • 3 Weeks - $800 Sports & Swim, $500 Sports Only  
Sibling Discount:  
  • $50 off first sibling 
  • $100 off second sibling

Cheer Camp

READY? OK! Cheer camp will focus on motion technique, game-time performance, cheer/chant technique, jumps, stunt technique and general tryout preparation for all schools.  
Camp Director: SHA Competition Cheer Coach Cera Orner  
Dates: August 2 - August 6  
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am 
Location: Sacred Heart Academy Gymnasium 
Cost: $200  

Field Hockey Camp

Come join us as we are introduced to, learn about and build on the game of Field Hockey. Over the course of the five-day session, participants will learn game fundamentals such as stick handling, ball control, passing and shooting skills.   
Each day will be filled with fun activities and drills and culminate with a scrimmage all aimed to help you better understand the game. 
Whether this is your first time picking up a stick or you are an experienced player, you will leave your week with us with an increased knowledge of the game of Field Hockey, many more skills and the best ways to continue to practice to improve before we see you again next year! 

Camp Director: Jackie DeFrancesco/SCC Coach of the Year 
Dates: August 9 - August 13 
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am 
Location: Sacred Heart Academy Track 
Cost: $200 


Lacrosse Camp seeks to teach and enrich new and experienced lacrosse players. We will focus on fundamental skills, including catching, throwing, shooting and cradling as well as positional instruction including defense, attack, midfield and goalie. You can expect a competitive environment with small group instruction, large group instruction and full field scrimmages. The SHA Lacrosse team earned SCC Champion 2021!

Camp Director: SHA Lacrosse Coach Sam Clyne 
Dates: July 19 – July 23 
Time:  8:30 - 11:30 
Location: Sacred Heart Academy Lacrosse Field  
Cost: $200 

Introduction to Track & Field/Cross Country

Learn the fundamentals of the many different events that track offers. High Jump, Long Jump, Hurdles, Throwing events and relays. Participants will rotate in small groups to each of the disciplines to learn drills and techniques from the ground up. They will learn proper stretching, dynamic drills, and warm-ups, and will have an opportunity to run on the cross-country course on the SHA Campus. There will be a fun filled track meet at the end of the camp week.  

Camp Director: SHA Track & Field Coach/SCC Coach of the Year Patrick Redding  
Dates: June 21 - June 25
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am 
Location: Sacred Heart Academy Track 
Cost: $200 

Camp Discounts

Please note the following discounts when registering
  • 50% Off Staff 
  • 25% Off Alum  
  • 25% Multiple Camp
  • 25% Sibling Discount   


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    Mr. Raymond Degnan 

    Director of Athletics
    203-288-2309, x321