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Sports Camps

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We are proud to offer this summertime extension of the Rebel athletic program, where young athletes learn the keys to success in sports and in their personal lives.

Our sports camps are held on Priory’s beautiful 150-acre campus in West St. Louis County. Coaches emphasize the pleasure of playing each sport while developing athletic skills and good sportsmanship. We invite both boys and girls in grades one through 12 to explore their athletic potential and brush up on veteran skills or dive into a whole new sport.


Drills in Priory’s beautiful baseball stadium. Priory Baseball Coaching Staff lead campers in activities that improve hitting, fielding, and throwing.
For: Boys entering grades 5-7
Dates: Monday, June 13– Friday, June 17
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. daily
Fee: $125


Priory’s varsity basketball coach, Mr. Bobby McCormack, is pleased to now offer his summer basketball camps for boys and girls at Priory. For more information and to register, visit
For: Boys and girls ages 7 - 14
Dates: Tuesday, May 31 - Thursday, July 22


Players hone ball handling, passing, and shooting skills by participating in individual and team drills. Athletes intending to try out for the 2016/17 high school teams should strongly consider attendance.
For: Priory athletes entering grades 9-12
Dates: Monday, June 6 - Friday June 10
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily
Fee: $125


Coach Marty Combs and the Priory Football Staff lead campers through drills that stress the fundamentals of running, catching, throwing and kicking. All activities of this extremely popular, non-contact football camp take place on Priory’s state-of-the-art artificial turf field. Shorts and T-shirts are the required dress, and cleated shoes are helpful. Participants receive a camp t-shirt.
For: Boys entering grades 4-7
Dates: Monday, June 6 – Thursday, June 9
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. daily
Fee: $125


Athletes intending to play Priory Football for the 2016 season are strongly encouraged to sign up for this contact football camp that stresses individual skills and team concepts. Participation in this camp entitles players to a summer-long weight training and conditioning camp run by the Priory Football Staff, a logo t-shirt and pair of shorts.
For: Priory athletes entering grades 8-12
Dates: Monday, June 6 – Friday, June 10
10th-12th grade: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
8th-9th grade: 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fee: $185


Athletes participate in drills led by Coach Tyler Orf and the Priory Lacrosse Staff in this limited-contact camp designed to develop the skills of cradling, scooping, dodging, throwing, catching, feeding, checking and shooting. Note: Participants must wear full set of pads, helmet, gloves, and athletic cup, and will receive a free camp jersey to wear daily.
For: Boys entering grades 3-7
Dates: Tuesday, May 31 - Friday, June 3
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. daily
Fee: $135


Campers improve individual skill and technique through the use of drills, games and individual instruction. Coach John Mohrmann and the Priory Soccer Staff provide instruction for one of the area’s premier youth soccer camps on a state-of-the-art artificial playing surface. All participants receive a camp T-shirt.
For: Boys and girls entering grades 1-7
Dates: Monday, June 13 – Friday, June 17
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. daily
Fee: $125


Individual drills and team scrimmages are designed to prepare participants for the upcoming 2016 high school season. Athletes intending to try out for a Priory High School soccer team are strongly encouraged to attend.
For: Priory athletes entering grades 8-12
Dates: Monday, June 13 – Friday, June 17
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily
Fee: $125


This camp focuses on stroke development, play enhancement, singles/doubles strategies, and match play. Groups are made based on ability level. A variety of lesson plans and interactive drills are used. The goal of the camp is to create, prepare, or improve a competitive high school player. Priory athletes intending to try out for any 2017 Priory tennis team are strongly encouraged to participate.
Note: 10-player minimum required
For: Priory athletes entering grades 7-12
Session I Monday, June 13 - Thursday, June 16
Session II Monday, June 20 - Thursday, June 23
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. daily
Fee: $135/session

To register, click here to download a form.

Walk-up registrations are welcome at each camp. Please arrive with a completed application form and a check.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Tony Finan
Director • Priory Summer Sports Camps
Phone: (314) 434-3690, x121
(E-mail is preferred as Mr. Finan will be out of the country for part of the summer)


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