Basketball Camp

Basketball Camp

Learn the fundamentals of the game from the backdoor cut and layup, to boxing out and scoring with the game on the line. Sharpen your skills for high-level competition or for beating your brother in the driveway. Campers learn challenging drills and play fun games and contests. Mike McBride, Western Academy’s head varsity basketball coach, brings years of competition and coaching experience to the basketball camp. In addition, emphasis will be placed on aspects of healthy sportsmanship: perseverance, optimism, unselfishness, and hard work. The Green Jays basketball camp is a great place to play and prepare for the next level of competition.

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Dangerous Club for Boys

Dangerous Club for Boys

WEEK 1 IS NOW SOLD-OUT, BUT THERE ARE STILL SPOTS IN WEEK 2.

Dangerous Club for Boys, inspired in part by The Dangerous Book for Boys, will offer a sampling of activities and lessons that will familiarize the boys with stories, hobbies, games, and skills that every boy should know and love. The goal is to awaken a boy’s natural passion for learning and to encourage him on the dangerous adventure of becoming a good man! 

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Science Camp

Science Camp

Science Camp at Western Academy immerses your son in the strange and exciting world of scientific discovery.  We pack a lot of wonder into one week: dissections, physics demonstrations, electrical circuits, chemical reactions and rocket launches.  Science Camp is entirely hands-on, and your son will take a new project home with him every day. He will not be able to stop talking about everything he did and learned!

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Survival Camp

Survival Camp

Western Academy’s Survival campers will learn the basics of how to survive in the wild with just a few standard tools. Boys will learn the practical science of navigation as well as how to get rescued. Other vital skills taught will include: building a shelter, starting are using only what’s available in nature, finding and sterilizing water, trapping and field dressing, foraging for edible plants and bugs.

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Bug Camp

Bug Camp

Western Academy’s Bug Camp entails observing, identifying, collecting, killing (properly), drying, pinning, labeling and displaying various Texas insects. The camp will include studying the various types of Texas insects which includes their anatomy, binomial nomenclature, and other qualities. This will also entail a trip to the Katy Prairie Conservancy to learn more about the Texas biome. We will also collect and pin insects out there as well.

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Football Camp

Football Camp

Improve your skills and enjoy the team game of football. Whether your goal is to improve as a player or simply have more fun with your friends, learn the fundamentals and game strategies from Western Academy’s head coach, Mike McBride. Players develop the fundamentals and individual skills of the game through drills and competitions. The personal attention of the staff also focuses on the development of the virtues associated with team-play and the overall character of a sportsman.

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