Summer Camps 2019

In addition to our Summer Travel Immersion Programs, Maret offers a wide variety of athletic and recreational camps for boys and girls ages five and up, including volleyball, soccer, basketball, and more. Camps are open to participants outside of the Maret community. All are welcome!



Boys & Girls Soccer: Starting June 17 - Multiple Weeks

Mohan Telfer, Maret Boys’ Varsity Head Coach & Middle School Head Coach will be offering six weeks of camps for various age groups and skill levels. Each week will feature three different options for players of varying skill levels plus goalkeeper training will be offered at all 5 weeks.

The main goal of our camps is to improve the individual skills of every player within a team setting. The camps are designed to help individuals and teams improve their technique and tactics.

The full-day program will run from 9am-3pm and participants should bring a bag lunch (no refrigeration available). All campers should also wear proper shoes for both outdoor and indoor soccer; bring a ball, sunscreen, and a water bottle. Camp fees are $375/week.

  • Session 1: June 17-21
  • Session 2: June 24-28
  • Session 3: July 8-12
  • Session 4: July 15-19
  • Session 5: July 22-26
  • Session 6: July 29-August 2
    • Coed Elite for ages 10-14: Travel & Academy players only.
    • Girls Elite for ages 10-16: Travel & High School players.
    • Coed Premiere for ages 6-14: Travel and Recreational players.
    • Goalkeeper training for ages 8-16: Travel and Recreational players.

*Premiere Camps are designed for current and potential travel players, and will include match analysis in the afternoon sessions. Elite Camps are open to travel players only.
Questions & Inquiries: (240) 426-1949 or mohantelfer@gmail.com

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Coach Mohan Telfer, Maret Boys Varsity Head Coach (MAC Champions 2012, 2016 & 2018), holds a USSF “B” license. Telfer has been a Travel Soccer coach for over 15 years. With DC Stoddert, he has over 10 years of experience working with boys and girls teams between U-9 and U-17. He spent 3 years with the Darryl Gee Soccer Academy where he excelled in introducing the game to young players between the ages of 3 and 5. His resume also includes 2 years with DC Parks & Recreation Summer Soccer programs.

He has trained numerous teams in the Stoddert Recreational League as well and enjoys the challenge of working with varying age groups and skill levels. In the Spring of 2016, he led the Stoddert GU13 Blue Metros through an undefeated VYSA State Cup campaign where they finished with a record of 7-0 while scoring 19 goals and conceding only one goal. The victory was the first State Cup Championship trophy for Stoddert in over forty years.

This fall Coach Mohan guided his Maret Boys Varsity Soccer team to a league winning 8-3-1 record to secure top honors in the MAC. Mohan was been named Stoddert Travel Coach of the year 2016, an honor that he also received in 2008. Coach Mohan just guided his Maret Boys Varsity Soccer team to a league winning 9-1-1 record to secure top honors in the MAC in the fall of 2018. The team also won the MAC tournament to secure the first double in Coach Mohan’s nine year tenure.

As Age Group Director of Stoddert GU13-15 for almost ten years Coach Mohan’s age group was very successful in the State Cup tournaments in both Maryland and Virginia. There were five Semifinalist appearances, three finals and one Championship between 2014 and 2018.

*Refund requests are considered in the event of extenuating circumstances.

Girls Volleyball Camp: June 17-21

  • Leader: Liz Hall
  • Contact: lhall@maret.org
  • Dates: June 17-21, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Ages: Girls entering grades 6 through 10.
  • Cost: $325.00
  • Maximum enrolled: 40 players

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Full-day clinic is offered to athletes interested in sharpening technical and tactical skills as well as conditioning in preparation for junior varsity and varsity competition. Previous volleyball experience is not required.

Athletes must wear appropriate athletic shoes, knee pads and provide their own lunch and water bottle. Due to limited enrollment, preference is given to Maret athletes.

*Refund requests are considered in the event of extenuating circumstances.

CLOSED - Wide World of Sports & Games: June 17-21

  • Leader: Nate Stone
  • Contact: nstone@maret.org
  • Dates: June 17-21, 2019
  • Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $400.00
  • Ages: Entering grades 3-6

Description:
If your child likes to play, have fun, and engage in friendly competition, then this is the camp for you! The bulk of the day will feature participating in a variety of sports games and activities, board games, friendly tournaments, and a short movie or sports clip. Basketball, soccer, wiffleball, dodgeball, Stone Tag, Capture the Flag, Footgolf, and Spikeball are a sample of some of the outdoor games that will be played. Many of the classic board games will be covered, as well as new favorites like Ticket to Ride, Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow, Mysterium, and Spy Alley. Finally, Mr. Stone will also host a unique academic game show called “Car Wars.”

In addition to the joy of play, sportsmanship and teamwork will be a constant theme throughout the week. Participants will have many opportunities to practice their sportsmanship skills and reflect on how to be a more supportive teammate.

Participants will need a bag lunch and a water bottle each day. No athletic or game experience is necessary, and space is limited to the first 15 students on a first-come basis.

*Refund requests are considered in the event of extenuating circumstances.

Boys & Girls Basketball Camp: June 24-28 and July 8-12

  • Leader: Chuck Driesell
  • Contact: cdriesell@maret.org
  • Dates: June 24-28 and July 8-12
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon)
  • Ages: 9 to 16
  • Cost: $325.00 per week

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Chuck Driesell, Maret Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach, will be offering a week-long camp for various age groups and skill levels.

Camp Philosophy
We provide fundamental individual instruction to each camper through a variety of coaching techniques and then incorporate these fundamental into a team concept. Through guest lectures and a series of motivational speeches by Chuck Driesell, campers will be inspired to succeed not only on the basketball court, but also in the larger game of life. We feel each camper is special and deserves to be treated that way. Each day, campers will be exposed to skill instruction covering all facets of the game along with team play.

Camp Director
When it comes to teaching the game of basketball, Chuck Driesell is one of the best. Coach Driesell has been coaching college and high school basketball for over 30 years. After spending nine years as the associate head coach at James Madison University under the direction of his father, "Lefty" Driesell, Chuck spent six seasons as the head men's basketball coach at Marymount University, compiling an 88-72 record including the school's first NCAA Tournament appearance. He also coached at Georgetown University, University of Maryland, and The Citadel. Coach Driesell is now in his 31st year of running summer basketball camps.

*Refund requests are considered in the event of extenuating circumstances.

Tech Creation Camp: July 8-12

  • Leader: Mike Engelberg
  • Contact: mengelberg@maret.org
  • Dates: July 8-12, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Ages: Rising 3rd through 8th graders. Maximum 20 participants.
  • Cost: $420.00

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Do you love to create, build, design, play, film, and tinker? If so, this is the camp for you. The week is set up to allow the campers to have a range of options including but not limited to creating their own video game, playing on a Minecraft team, filming and editing a movie with special effects, making a stop motion animation, building and programming a robot and plenty more. Camp will run Monday through Friday from 9 to 3 and is taught by longtime Maret Technology Instructor Mike Engelberg. Every day will include two 30 minute outdoor recess breaks as well as a 30 minute break for lunch. No experience is needed, just a willingness to learn and PLAY!

*Refund requests are considered in the event of extenuating circumstances.

Exploring Instruments!: July 8-12

Leader: Emily Park
Dates: July 8-12
Ages: Rising 3rd through 5th grades.
Cost:
$400
Maximum 20 participants.

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Are you thinking about joining your school's band or orchestra program? Have you always wanted to learn a musical instrument? If so, this is the camp for you! Students will explore a variety of wind, brass, string, and percussion instruments during the beginning of the week, followed by studies of the fundamentals of instrument assembly and care, rhythm and pitch basics, music history, and an introduction to the wonderful world of instrumental music. Camp will run Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm. The camp is taught by Maret's Director of Instrumental Music, Emily Park. Each day will include two 30 minute outdoor recess breaks as well as a 30 minute break for lunch. No prior musical experience is necessary.

Sample schedule:

  • 9:00am: Morning meeting, drum circle, warmup activities/games, daily listening
  • 10:00am: Instrument Exploration/Group Rehearsal (wind, brass, string, percussion), guest artist
  • 10:30am: Notation (rhythm and pitch) activities and games
  • 11:00am: Arts and Crafts (album design)
  • 11:30am: Recess
  • 12:00noon: Lunch
  • 12:30pm: Afternoon meeting, drum circle, warmup activities, games, daily listening
  • 1:00pm: Instrument Exploration (wind, brass, string, percussion), guest artist
  • 1:30pm: Music history (age appropriate -focus on genres and musicians)
  • 2:00pm: Recess
  • 2:30pm: Daily reflection, clean up, freeze dance

Songwriter Jam Camp: July 15-19

Leader: Emily Park
Date: July 15-19
Ages: Rising 6th through 8th grades.
Cost: $400
Maximum 25 participants.

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Do you love playing an instrument? Do you enjoy playing different genres of music with other musicians? If so, this is the camp for you! Students will explore intermediate and advanced playing techniques on their instruments, introduction to songwriting, music history, and ensemble skills (both large and chamber ensembles). Students will have the opportunity to write their own songs throughout the week for a final culminating performance. Camp will run Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm. The camp is taught by Maret's Director of Instrumental Music, Emily Park. Each day will include two 30 minute outdoor recess breaks as well as a 30 minute break for lunch. At least one year of playing experience is necessary.

Sample schedule:

  • 9:00am: Morning meeting, drum circle, warmup activities/games, daily listening
  • 9:30am: Full ensemble rehearsal
  • 11:00am: Recess
  • 11:30am: Songwriting Basics
  • 12:00noon: Lunch
  • 12:30pm: Break out into small groups for songwriting rehearsals
  • 1:30pm: Music history (age appropriate -focus on genres and musicians)
  • 2:00pm: Recess
  • 2:30pm: Daily reflection, final jam, clean up


Girls Basketball: July 29-August 2

Leader: Monique Liddell
Dates: July 29 - August 2
Cost: $325
Grades: Rising 6th - 10th grades
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Camp Structure:
This is a full day camp designed to strengthen the all-around game of basketball players at every level. Each day will consist of skill instruction, structured live play, and classroom sessions geared toward developing the skills necessary to take your game to the next level.

The off-season is about self-improvement and taking the time to focus on physical and mental development. This camp will cover the physical through skill development and the mental through classroom sessions focusing on performance nutrition, goal-setting and athlete responsibility. Participants will return to their programs in the fall with improved skills and a greater sense of what it means to lead both on and off the court.

Athletes must wear appropriate clothing, bring their own lunch and water bottle.

Camp Director:
Monique Liddell is in her eighth season as the head girls basketball coach at Maret. She led the Frogs to a 23-6 record this season, finishing as ISL-A regular season and tournament champions, and to the semifinals of the DCSAA State Tournament. Ms. Liddell has played the game at every level and enjoys working with girls that are passionate about the game of basketball. A native of Sacramento, CA, Monique Liddell has accomplished a number of honors in her playing career to include All-MEAC selections (1996 - 2000), Morgan State Female Athlete of the Year (2000) and a Morgan State University Hall of Fame Induction in 2015.


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