2018 Summer Athletic Camps & Academic Enrichment Courses


We invite you to experience the knowledge and energy of the Mater Dei Prep Summer Enrichment Courses and Athletic Summer Camps at Mater Dei Prep!

Mater Dei Prep is located on 60 beautiful acres in Middletown, NJ and provides a safe, secure and technologically-advanced learning environment with a football field and state-of-the-art track, baseball, softball and soccer fields and a basketball gymnasium. The school also offers a dance studio, piano lab and a new Writing and Math Lab to support their students.

Mater Dei Prep Athletic Camps provide the opportunity for athletes of all ages to develop their skills in a fun, sportsmanlike environment. Our goal is to offer athletic camps that challenge athletes and promote individual improvement that will lead to success. All of our coaches are passionate about creating an experience that will make your child better and promote a deeper love of their sport.  For more information on our Summer Enrichment Courses and Athletic Summer Camps, please click on the links below.

Summer Athletic Camps

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Ben Gamble Basketball Camp

    • Dates: July 30th - August 3rd and August 6th - 10th
    • Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Memorial Hall on Mater Dei Prep Campus
    • Grades: Boys and Girls Ages 8-14
    • Cost: $150 per week
    • All campers will receive a camp t-shirt
    Mater Dei Prep head coach Ben Gamble has an extensive background in coaching. Coach Gamble won back-to-back Shore Conference Basketball Championships in 2016 & 2017 and took the Seraphs to the finals in 2018. Coach Gamble played for and developed his coaching skills from his mentor, Bob Hurley. As an assistant, Coach Gamble helped lead St. Anthony to 2 National Championships, 6 TOC & State Championships, 4 undefeated seasons, and an 83-game winning streak.

    This camp teaches the fundamentals of basketball: passing, ball-handling, defense, rebounding, and shooting skills.


    All participants must print and bring a signed copy of the waiver form. To download the waiver form, please click here.

    TO REGISTER, PLEASE CLICK HERE
  • The Sandlot’s Summer Baseball and Softball Camp

    • Dates: Week 1 (June 25th - June 28th - All Skills), Week 2 (July 2nd, 3rd, and 5th - Hitting Camp), Week 3 (July 9th - July 12th - All Skills)
    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Rain Out Dates are Friday's)
    • Location: Mater Dei Prep Campus
    • Ages: Students ages 5 to 14 
    • Campers will be divided up by age and skill level
    • Cost: Week 1 - $150, Week 2 – $100, Week 3 - $150
    • All campers will receive a camp T-shirt
    • For additional information, please email Mike Eckert at Michael_Eckert@comcast.net

    Featuring The Sandlot’s Instructors along with current and former collegiate players. This comprehensive baseball camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game.

    Baseball Instructors:
    Mike Eckert – Entering 11th season as Asst. Coach @ Mater Dei HS, Asst Coach of the year 2014, 3rd team All-State, 2 time All-County Catcher, 4yr player @ NC Wesleyan College, MVP in 87’ of 3rd place CWS, Capt. In 87’ and 88’. Played for current UNC coach Mike Fox.

    Kevin Bearse
     – 2 time NJ All-State Pitcher, 3rd team All-American @ ODU, Drafted by Cleveland Indians in 86’, Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the year 87’ and 88’ in’ Appalachian and Carolina League, 1990 fifth starter for Indians and 1991, AAA w/ Expos. Current Head Coach @ Marlboro Middle School
     
    Softball Instructors:
    Amanda Sansevere – 2 time All Monmouth County and All-State Team @ Raritan HS catching. NFCA Academic All-American played in D3 WS, NJAC 2nd Team @ Ramapo College. Played in 3 Regional Championships.

    All participants must print and bring a signed copy of the waiver form. To download the waiver form, please click here.

    TO REGISTER, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Summer Enrichment Courses

* Courses are ONLY offered to incoming freshmen

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Fundamentals of Writing 099

    Prerequisite:  Student Decision.  This course will provide student with an overview of the fundamentals for effective college prep writing.  The emphasis will be on utilizing the writing process to develop clear, well-organized, and mechanically acceptable five paragraph essays.  Students will also work on summer assignments.

    • Course Date: July 9th - August 2nd (Monday - Thursday)
    • Course Time: 8:00 - 10:00 AM
    • Course is ONLY open to Mater Dei Prep incoming freshmen in the Class of 2022
    To register, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

  • Fundamentals of Algebraic Problem Solving 099

    Prerequisite: Student Decision. This course will prepare students for Algebra 1. Operations with whole numbers, integers and fractions are reinforced through application problems. In addition, student will review decimals and real numbers, percentages, ratios and rates, proportions, and measurement. Students will also receive support on summer assignments.

    • Course Date: July 9th - August 2nd  (Monday - Thursday)
    • Course Time: 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    • Course is ONLY open to Mater Dei Prep incoming freshmen in the Class of 2022
    To register, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Mater Dei Prep

Mater Dei Prep

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Phone 732-671-9100  Fax 732-671-9214

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