Summer Experience

Summer Experience

 Summer Experience 2022

Registration for our Summer Experience Camps has closed. We look forward to seeing all of the campers soon!  

Dance Camp: June 13 - 16 from 8:00 to 10:00 AM (Students entering grades 4-8)

Campers will learn the fundamentals of high school dance team skills used in both our fall and winter programs, including pom, hip-hop, high kick, and jazz (turns, leaps, and jumps). Each day will focus on a specific style of dance and campers will learn some fun, short routines in each style. Conditioning and stretching exercises will kick off each day's activities similar to our daily high school practices. The Starliners are 2021 & 2022 Tri-Metro Conference Champions and hold a number of participation awards at the section and state tournament levels. 

Instructed by AHA Head Coach - Sara Hordyk Portner. 


Volleyball Camp: June 13 - 16 from 8:00 to 10:00 AM (Students entering grades 4 -8)

Join many of the Varsity and Junior Varsity team members for a week of fun, hard work, skill development, conditioning, and competition. Building the fundamentals of the game will be an important part of the camp experience. The STARS were Tri-Metro Conference Champions and finished 23-5 this year. 

Instructed by AHA Head Coach - Tom Emanuel


Girls Basketball Camp: June 13 - 16 from 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM (Students entering grades 4 - 8)

Campers will get the opportunity to work with our current girls basketball players and experience what the STARS do every day at practice - while improving skills through a variety of drills, competitions, and games. Come and join us for four days of fun on the court and meet new friends from all over the metro! The STARS have won over 140 games the past six seasons and advanced to six consecutive State Tournaments, winning the Class AAA Championship in 2016. 

Instructed by AHA Alum and Section Assistant Coach of the Year ('20 & '21) - Joe Berg


Theater Camp: June 13 - 16 from 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM (Students entering grades 5 - 8)

Participants will learn basic improv games, warm-up exercises, and develop a short scenario for a final performance at the end of camp. 

Instructed by AHA Theater Director - Gregg Sawyer and current AHA students in theater


Sports, Fun, & Games Camp: June 13 - 16 from 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM (Students entering grades 3 - 8)

Students will play a variety of sports and games while fostering a positive environment of competition, teamwork, sportsmanship, and creativity. This camp is for students of all athletic abilities and will take place outside in AHA's SW Field (weather permitting). 

Instructed by AHA Physical Education Teacher and Coach - Britta McManmon


Art Camp June 13 - 16 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM (Students entering grades 4 - 8) - Additional time has been added from 2:30-4:30 PM for the same camp.

Campers will explore color, texture, shapes, and different types of painting materials. They will have the opportunity to experiment with watercolor, acrylic, and oil paints while expressing ideas through art.  

Instructed by AHA Alum and Blessed Trinity Teacher - Sharon Warmka


RC Wars Camp: June 13 - 16 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM (Students entering grades 3 - 8)

Teams of students will build their own Remote Control vehicles to race and battle against other teams. RC Wars will feature land and air races, obstacle courses, and more as students learn mechanical and electrical building skills in an energetic and exciting environment. 

Instructed by COR Robotics


Boys Basketball: June 13 - 16 from 12:30 to 2:30 PM (Students entering grades 4 - 6) and 2:30 to 4:30 PM (Students entering grades 7 - 8)

AHA Boys Basketball has a long and successful tradition - producing 2002's Mr. Basketball, Stephen King, and NBA talent like Troy Bell. This camp will consist of drill work to develop skills like ball handling, pasing, and offensive/defensive concepts. There will also be many fun and competitive games. 

Instructed by AHA Alum, former Division I Basketball Player (UNLV), and Head Coach - Andy Hannan


Eureka Engineering: June 13 - 16 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM (Students entering grades 3 - 8)

This camp introduces students to the core skills of robotics and STEM through engaging, hands-on learning opportunities. Students will work with Lego Mindstorm kits, which include both electrical and mechanical components. There will be competitive challenges, including drag racing, fighting robots, and more!

Instructed by COR Robotics


Tennis Camp: June 20 - 23 from 8:00 to 10:00 AM (Students entering grades 3 - 6) and 10:15 to 12:15 PM (Students entering grades 7 - 9).

Each day will include basic tennis instruction, lead up games, match play, and a ton of fun. All levels are welcome to join! The tennis courts are located at Donaldson Park in Richfield (7500 Humboldt Ave S, Richfield, MN, 55423) 

Instructed by AHA Head Boys and Girls Coach - Steve Werle


Baseball Camp: June 20 - 23 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM (Students entering grades 6 - 9)

The STARS Baseball camp will focus on hitting, baserunning, and defensive fundamentals. Due to the timing of the camp during peak youth baseball season - throwing will be limited to ensure proper arm care. The STARS finished 17-5 last season and were Tri-Metro Conference Champions. There are currently 11 former STARS players playing college baseball with three more AHA Seniors committed to play next season. 

Instructed by AHA Alum, former DI Baseball Player (Purdue University), and Head Coach - Mike Rothstein, along with Assistant Coaches Ben Kelsey and Lucas Long.



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