In addition to providing academic and artistic opportunities for growth, Summer Institute offers athletic clinics for those students who want to engage their bodies along with their minds, and push themselves to be their best in a variety of sports.
Players will be able to gain individual instruction from the area's top coaching staff. The coaches are interested in developing skills and building better teammates through drills and scrimmages.
The Summer Institute at King is open to all students from schools in the CT/NY area. Click on the session below to see the details for each course.
Sign up for all six-weeks or a combination of weeks that works for your summer plans! See all of the sports we offer by clicking on the tabs below.
- King Presents Game Breaker Lacrosse
- King Basketball (NEW)
- Field Hockey
- Soccer with JA-Elite, Co-Ed (NEW)
- Co-Ed Soccer with King Varsity Boys Players
- Mountain Biking
- Yoga for Adults (NEW)
- Hybrid Movement Class, Student and Adult (NEW)
- Preseason Field Hockey Camp with Ainslee Lamb
Incoming Grades: 3-9
Cost: $240 per Session
Coach: Coach Jhonny Arteaga
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session 1: June 24 - June 27, 2019
During our elite soccer camps, our mission is to provide players with all of the tools to improve their overall skills, and for them to have an unforgettable experience, where they will have a lot of fun while learning new and challenging techniques. Our camps curriculum is designed for players to further develop their techniques in a fun, safe & educational environment.
Players will have the opportunity to work closely with former professional soccer player, current NCAA Division I coach and academy founder, Jhonny Arteaga.
Players will work on different aspects of the game including: Foot skills, Dribbling, Passing, Shooting techniques and Speed & Agility training.
We will have World Cup format scrimmages for the last hour of each day.
The players will be divided into their current age group/level, to create a fun, comfortable and competitive environment for all.
Incoming Grades: 3-9, Co-Ed
Cost: $180 per Session
Coach: Thomas King, Joshua Figueroa, Mckinley Joseph. Varsity Boys Soccer Players
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Session 1: July 1 - July 3, 2019
Session 2: July 8 - July 10, 2019
Session 3: July 22 - July 24, 2019
Develop skills and relationships with our top varsity King Soccer players! These three day clinics are set up for athletes to participate in drills and game like situations in a fun non-competitive environment.
Join us for fun and exciting rides in the local Fairchester region. Group meets 3 of the 5 days, with days dependent on weather.
Group mountain bike rides will take us to all local trails, including the Mianus Maze, the Wilton Woods, and Graham Hills. Students will learn the skills and art to this growing sport. Novices and Intermediates are welcome! We will work on improving our endurance as well as gaining a respect for the local trails and how we can maintain them. Riders can expect single-track riding that is fast and smooth. All riders must bring their own bike and helmet. We'll meet at the trail head!
Incoming Grades: 5-9
Cost: $180 per Session
Coach: Brian Coughlan
Session 1: June 17 - June 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Session 2: July 15 - July 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Incoming Grades: Parents and other Adults
Cost: $150 per session
Coach: Paola Grant
Session 1: June 24-June 28, 9:00am-10:30am
This course invites all adults to practice the skillful art of yoga with its magical ability to mold to each body’s capacity of flexibility and muscle extension. It is a great way to spend time while your child is taking a class at the Summer Institute. This class entails physical activity for most of the period length. Each class will start with breathing and mindfulness followed by a very short verbal description of the muscle group focused on that day and will finish with restorative poses. Occasionally traditional yoga poses will be supported and explained with videos. This course is tailored for hardcore athletes, for diehard yoga lovers or for those athletes willing to strengthen and stretch their muscles. There is one promise: after each class you will feel great and uplifted!
Hybrid Movement Class
Incoming Grades: 5-12, and Adults
Cost: $100 per session
Coach: Brian Miller
Session 1: June 24-June 28
Session 2: July 8-July 12
Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Certified Yoga Teacher and Gyrotonic Trainer Brian Miller will be offering a Hybrid Movement class that will focus on strength training, core work, and flexibility. Similarly to Ashtanga Yoga, these classes will contain the same movements daily to enable the student to work on gaining coordination, confidence, breathe work, and strengthening. New material will be presented, as the participants are ready. The primary focus of these classes will be moving and strengthening while creating length while using principles that will enable the students to maximize their range of motion. Each class will end with the traditional Shavasana Resting pose followed by a centering exercise that will take the students minds through the body, bringing more awareness to all the sensations being felt.
Incoming Grades: 8-12
Location: King Campus, Turf Field
Coach: Ainslee Lamb - Legendary coach from Yale and BC.
Days/Time: Friday, August 23 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 24, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and then from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25, from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Ainslee Lamb brings over two decades of Division I coaching experience to King, including over 16 as a head coach. Lamb last coached at the collegiate level from 2005-15 as the head coach at Boston College. Prior to her time in Chestnut Hill, Lamb held the top position at Yale from 1999-2005.
Lamb guided the Eagles to four NCAA Tournament appearances and posted a 121-75 record. She also guided her student-athletes to success on and off the field. Besides being an amazing coach, she is an amazing person and believes firmly in teaching life lessons hand in hand with sports.
"I really liked the camp. I already knew some of the kids and made some new friends and had a good time. I learned a lot of key things about baseball from coach Lewis and had fun at the same time. I can't wait to do it again, it was a wonderful experience about my favorite sport. King Summer Institute Baseball Camp Rocks!"
- Isaiah (student)