High School Summer Programs

Notre Dame de Sion High School offers a variety of sports camps, academic courses, and college preparatory workshops to expand and enhance your skill set!

Sion Sports Camps create opportunities for girls in grades 3 - 8 to develop skills through individual instruction and peer interaction in the sport of their choice. Our dedicated team of coaches prepares athletes to fulfill their potential on the court and the field.

Sion's Summer Academic Programs include High School Bridge for incoming 9th graders, the College Essay & Applications Workshops for rising seniors, and Dimensions in Visual Arts for grades 7-12.  All courses will take place at the High School campus.  Our College Essay & Application Workshops are open to non-Sion students. 

For more information about academic summer programming at Notre Dame de Sion High School, please contact our Assistant Principal, Jenny Brown-Howerton at jbrown@ndsion.edu or 816-683-7081.

For more information about athletic summer programming at Notre Dame de Sion High School, please contact our Athletic Director,  Kate Pilgreen at kpilgreen@ndsion.edu or 816-601-4847

Summer Academic Programs

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  • Dimensions in Visual Arts - Summer DIVA

    Dimensions in Visual Art is a class for the beginning high school art student. Students will use a variety of materials and be guided in expression, creativity, and refining problem-solving skills to increase visual vocabulary and individual style.  This course is open to any student in grades 9-12.  Students who are entering the 7th or 8th grade in 2024 and who are interested in attending Sion High School may also enroll. Credit earned will be applied to their Sion High School transcript.  Cost: $400

    June 10-27, 2024 (Monday-Thursday)
    Students will break for lunch at 11:30.  Student should bring their own lunch.

    Click here to register for Summer DIVA.

  • High School Bridge Program

    To ensure a smooth academic transition from middle school to high school, Sion offers the High School Bridge Program. This program is designed to equip incoming freshmen with the tools they need to navigate a new academic environment and familiarize themselves with the rigor of the Sion curriculum.

    The Pre-Algebra Course reinforces concepts such as:
    • addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
    • negative numbers & fractions
    • order of operations
    • exponents
    • multi-step equations
    • ratios & proportions
    All work is done without a calculator to prepare students for their Algebra I course in the fall. 

    The English Course reinforces concepts such as:
    • parts of speech
    • paragraph writing
    • punctuation rules and application
    • critical reading skills & analysis 
    • vocabulary

    Students will complete one of the summer reading novels and produce a written response to the literature.

    For both classes, a written evaluation of each student will be provided to the parents at the end of the session. These evaluations will be used as a tool in supporting students in the upcoming year. Attendance is important. Students are allowed to miss up to two class periods. 

    Cost per course: $200
    June 10-June 27, 2024
    High School Room 142
    June 10-June 27, 2024
    High School Room 143

    Click Here To Register For High School Bridge Program
  • College Application Completion Workshop

    Ready to apply to college? Summer is the ideal time to prepare for senior year without the commitments, distractions, and workload of the school year. Join Sion’s college counselors for a half-day bootcamp aimed at helping ​seniors complete and – if ready – submit their college applications before school starts​.

    Whether you plan to submit the Common Application to several colleges or apply directly to your schools of choice using college-specific applications, ​you’ll receive the support you need​ to sit down and complete your applications. Counselors will help guide you through each section of the Common App and will be on hand to answer any questions as you navigate each application.
    The College Application Bootcamp  will be facilitated by Sion’s college counselors, Erin Hughes and Heather Henning. Mrs. Hughes and Mrs. Henning bring a collective 16 years of college admission and 22 years of college counseling experience. In their roles at William Jewell College (Hughes) and the University of Missouri (Henning), they reviewed countless applications and are well equipped to guide students through the application completion and submission process.
    Saturday, August 10, 2024 • 12:30 - 3:30 PM

    Click here to Register!
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  • College Essay and Resume Clinic

    Want to get a jumpstart on the college application process and lighten your load for the fall? Summer is the perfect time to prepare for your senior year without the commitments, distractions, and workload of the school year. Take time to hone your “voice” through the writing process and receive constructive feedback on your essay and resume from college admissions professionals. The clinic will last six days, 2.5 hours per day. Sessions are limited and spots are given on a first-come basis.  Priority is given to students currently enrolled at Sion, but students from other schools may apply. The $300 fee includes the text: On Writing the College Application Essay. 
    **Because this course fills and typically has a waitlist, cancellations after July 1st will not be refunded
    July 31 - August 7  (6-day clinic: Weds, Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tues, Weds)
    Times TBA

    Click here to Register!


Summer Sports Camps

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  • Basketball Camp

    This camp is designed for the player who wants to work on fundamentals and will focus on passing, defense, ball-handling, and shooting. Learn two-on-two and three-on-three offensive and defensive fundamentals | Coach Terrell Ford | Cost: $100.00
    June 17th-21st (No Camp Wednesday in recognition of Juneteenth)
    • High School Camp (Girls Grades 9-12)  1:45-3:45 pm
    • Youth Camp (Coed Grades K-8) 11:45 am-1:30 pm
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  • Cheer Camp

    Come meet and work directly with our Sion cheerleaders!! We will work with each girl to help them learn motions, jumps, cheers, and basic stunting! For girls in grades 4-8 | Coach Maria Hurd
    June 24th-27th | Grades 4-8
    Sion High School Gym
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  • Soccer Camp

    You’ll work as a team and improve your skills at Sion’s soccer camp. Learn to pass, dribble, and shoot your way to victory!  Sion will offer two sessions: Grades 4-8 & Grade 9 | Coach Doug McLagan | Cost: $100.00
    July 8th-11th (4-day camp)
    9:00 am - 11:00 am | Grades 4-8
    July 15th-17th (3-day camp)
    9:00 am - 11:00 am | Incoming Freshmen 
    High School Athletic Field

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  • Field Hockey Camp

    Sion is among the few schools in Kansas City that has a competitive field hockey team. Learn the fundamentals of this developing team sport. Hit, push & dribble. Sticks and equipment provided. For girls in grades 4-9 | Coach Gwyn Savage | Cost: $100.00
    May 28th - May 31st
    9:00 am - 11:00 am | Grades 4-9

    Sion High School Athletic Field
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  • Volleyball Camp

    Get set to score with fundamental skills from attacks to serves. The camp will emphasize individual techniques and teamwork to improve your skills and have fun along the way.  Sion will offer four sessions:  Girls in grades 3-8 and girls in grade 9 | Coach Taylor Kangethe | Cost: $100.00
    June 10th-13th
    8:30 am - 10:00 am | Grades 3-4
    10:15 am - 11:45 am | Grades 5-6
    1:00-2:30 pm | Grades 7-8
    2:45-4:30 pm | Incoming Freshmen
    Sion High School Gym
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Notre Dame de Sion
Grade School for Girls and Boys
3823 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64109 
P: 816‑753‑3810 | Email
Notre Dame de Sion
High School for Girls
10631 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114
P: 816-942-3282 | Email