Grade School Camps



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Spartan Summer at De Smet Jesuit offers exciting and challenging camp programs for middle school boys at our private Catholic school campus in Creve Coeur.


Register 2 or more siblings for a special sibling discount.

Sign up for an AM & PM camp w/ lunch and get $20 back.




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E-Sports Week 2

Cooking for Spartans

World of Chemistry
Robotics Fun in the STL
  Music Production

Hockey Camp

7th - 9th Grade Boys

Monday 7/18 - Friday 7/22

3:00 - 5:15 pm

Hockey Registration 

Questions, email

Spartan Summer Camps for Grade School Boys

Click on the name of each camp for more information.

Basketball Camps

Basketball Camps for boys grades 1-8

Fundamentals of Basketball Camp

Instructor: Kent Williams, De Smet Jesuit Varsity Basketball Coach and Physical Education Teacher



De Smet Basketball Camp I - June 6 - 10

De Smet Basketball Camp II - June 20 - 24

Offensive Skills - June 27 - July 1

Shooting Camp - July 11 - 15

Time - 9:00 am - 3:00 p.m.

Grades: Entering 4th-8th

Fee: $250


Little Shooters Camp


Week 1 - June 13 - 17

Week 2 - July 18 - 22

Time - 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Grades - 1st - 3rd

Fee: $125


Football Camps

Full Day Football Camps for boys grades 4-8

Instructor: De Smet Jesuit Football Coaching Staff

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 am


WEEK 1 - June 6 - 10

WEEK 2 - July 25 - 28

Grades: Entering 5th- 8th

Fee: $130

Contact: Coach John Merritt (

Join coaches for a week of expert introduction to important techniques and skills for the gridiron. Athletes of all levels will be exposed to offensive and defensive fundamentals of speed and agility circuit training, age-appropriate weight lifting introduction, proper tackling techniques that increase player safety, next-level knowledge, and position-specific skills that will give campers an advantage going into the next season.

Please wear t-shirt, athletic shorts and shoes, and bring a water bottle. 



Hockey Prospect Camp

Ice Hockey Camp for boys grades 7-9

Instructor: Chris Durso, De Smet Jesuit Varsity Ice Hockey Coach

Dates: July 18 - 22

Time: 3:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Fee: CLICK HERE for more details & registration

Grades: Entering 7th-9th


Location of camp: Creve Coeur Ice Arena, 11400 Olde Cabin Road, St. Louis, MO, 63141

The De Smet Hockey Club prospect camp is open to players of all levels who are looking for skill development, tactical coaching and a high level camp experience.  It will be run by the De Smet Jesuit Varsity coaching staff and alumni.  Current players will serve as camp counselors.  Players will receive high-level coaching, 10-hours of ice, a jersey, t-shirt and drinks/snacks throughout the week. Questions? Please contact

Full hockey gear required. Snacks and drinks provided.


Soccer Camp

Soccer Camp for boys grades 5-8

Instructor: Josh Klein ‘97, De Smet Jesuit Varsity Soccer Coach and Psychology Teacher

Dates: July 11 - 15

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Grades: Entering 5th-8th

Fee: $130


Campers learn shooting, heading, receiving, passing, and ball control techniques. Instruction is designed to meet the needs of players from beginner to advanced, and participants are grouped according to skill. This camp offers dynamic individual training techniques as well as small group and team tactics, plus daily contests in which campers can win prizes! Youth athletes learn from the expertise of the De Smet Jesuit coaching staff, as well as many of our varsity players. Campers will observe and understand expectations of a high school soccer program.

Any appropriate apparel is acceptable; soccer cleats and shin guards are required. Camp meets rain or shine. 



Ultimate Frisbee Camp

Ultimate Camp for boys grades 5-8

Instructor: Peter Lenzini, De Smet Jesuit Ultimate Frisbee Coach and Dean of Students

Dates: June 13 - 17

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Grades: Entering 5th-8th

Fee: $130 


Ultimate Frisbee is a 7-on-7 field sport that combines elements of football, soccer, and basketball. Join De Smet Jesuit’s 11-time consecutive state championship coaching staff, along with current and alumni players, to learn more about this burgeoning sport in high school athletics! This camp will introduce participants to the rules, basic strategies, and essential skills of the game. Campers will receive a De Smet Jesuit disc and a practice jersey.

Please bring cleats and a water bottle.