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After School Programs

After School Programs

HoopEd offers a variety of after school sports classes at local public and private elementary and middle schools. Our classes are designed to provide fun, low pressure after school sports activities where kids can learn about the sports and games they love while having fun with their friends. Class offerings include Basketball, Body Movement and Ball Skills, Soccer, Cheerleading, Kickball, Flag Football, Sports & Games and Track & Field. Class sessions typically run 6-10 weeks with separate signups in the fall, winter and spring. Classes are grouped by selected grades and start as soon as the school bell ends the day. No playing experience required as our focus will always remain on having fun and learning!.

Some examples:

All Sports and Games: Boys and Girls will join in playground sports and games in an environment where kids of all skill levels and abilities feel comfortable and included. Games include everything from kickball, soccer, flag football, team handball, and basketball, to capture the flag and old school "kick the can!" Although we always compete to win, the spirit of the game and FUN is at the center of everything we do.

Chess: Learn the fundamentals of the game including basic rules, mainline openings, gaining the initiative in the middle game, space and timing, attcking tactics and endgame play. All skill levels welcome.

Construct and Create: This class allows kids then to utilize their wild imaginations and build up and out! Students will have a opportunity to create a project every class using 3 D materials including plaster of paris, clay, cardboard boxes, paper mache and more! Kids will use everyday objects that with a little creativity can be made into a piece of art!.

Dance In Motion: This course will focus on several dance styles and techniques of jazz, ballet, hip-hop, creative movement and modern. Students will be able to explore the world of dance and focus on alignment, rhythm, movement, coordination, and performance skills. This course will also help students with their flexibility and understand the importance of movement and musicality. The class will include body isolations, flexibility warm up and exercises, across the floor combinations center work and learn short dance combinations. This is a beginners level course.

Hoops Basketball: Clinic style class that teaches the rules and skills needed to enjoy the game in a fun, low pressure environment. Each week students will learn a new skill such as dribbling, passing, shooting, rules of the game, etc. Students will play fun basketball activities as well as exciting instructional scrimmaging. *Skill Development Work based on grade of students.

Imagination Legos: Creating your own invention during every class using new building techniques and tips. Share your creation and gain confidence speaking to a group by presenting your invention during each class in a welcoming and supportive environment.

Martial Arts: We offer a safe, structured training that teaches students the proper form, style and technique.Classes are tailored to student's individual needs and help them to grow to their fullest potential. Martial Arts not only focuses on instruction, but also provides valuable lessons related to respect, discipline, motivation, self-control, confidence and continual improvement.This is a non-sparring class.

Soccer: This class will focus on correct soccer technique and skill development with the ball. Children will learn the rules of the game, basic skills and start playing small sided games while the coaches focus on a positive, fun environment. We strive to develop shooting, dribbling, change of direction, and agility skills. *This class is also available for older grades with more experience.

Wiffle Ball and Fat Bat: This class is based around fun where the students will get used to athletic motions and physical fitness through the sport of wiffle ball and fat bat. This class is available to every student boys and girls of every level of experience. Students will work together in groups and go over the skill of the day (fielding, hitting, throwing). Fun games based around friendly competition will keep the students constantly active and help them to learn the importance of sportsmanship.


We work along side existing enrichment programs, directly with PTA or independently to bring our offerings to the school. If you would like to have HoopEd at your school please contact info@hoopeducation.com or visit our FAQ section.

AfterCare Only

AfterCare Only

This event is structured for children attending a different camp during the day and need AfterCare services through HoopEd. This event is specifically geared towards Students attending Stuart Hobson Summer Reading Camp 2015. AfterCare Only will run from July 13th through July 31st @Stuart Hobson MS. All participants MUST be registered the Friday before each week of camp starts and walk-ins are not allowed.

All Sports & Games Camps

All Sports & Games Camps

Remember the old school days when kids got on their bikes and spent the summer days with friends at the playground? Those were special times. HoopEd is bringing kids back to the playground with the All Sports and Games camp. Kids will spend each day rotating around all different sports in an environment where coaches teach the rules of the playground, incorporate all of the kids regardless of abilities, and stress the important lessons of sportsmanship and being honest in play. Games include everything from kickball, soccer, flag football, whiffle ball, and basketball to all sorts of dodge ball games, capture the flag, and even old school "kick the can!"

Boys and girls ages 5 to 13 are welcome. The HoopEd coaches create an environment where kids of all skill levels and abilities feel comfortable and included. Although we always compete to win, the spirit of the game and FUN is at the center of everything we do. Simply put, kids have fun and learn by DOING!

All Sports and Games Camp is offered every winter break and spring break, on student holidays and throughout the summer.

Beginner Ballers

Beginner Ballers

Beginner Ballers is an instructional basketball league for young kids just learning the game. The Ballers leagues are for Kindergartners through 4th graders and are designed to teach the rules of the game and the basic fundamentals in a low pressure, fun environment. Each participant will be assigned a HoopEd coach for the session and each week we will work on different skills, then split for league play. The Beginner Ballers play on lower baskets and each participant receives a team jersey.

Body Movement & Ball Skills

Body Movement & Ball Skills

HoopEd is excited to introduce this unique class concept aimed at developing overall body movement and athletic skills. The classes will cover stretching techniques, footwork skills, passing and catching, ball skills and overall hand eye coordination development. This introductory level class will start with individual activities and will progress to team and sport specific concepts. Join HoopEd to learn the fundamental bases to be successful in any sport.

D-School

D-School

Everybody wants to be the leading scorer however, true ballers know defense wins championships! Most camps focus on teaching and building a player's offensive skills but every coach wants a player that can DEE-UP! Perhaps as a result of a lack of time, defense is not being stressed at the youth level practices. The D-School is your answer. This unique camp concept will teach the basics of solid individual defense as well as the more advance level of team and helpside defense. The D-School Camp encourages player's to challenge him/herself to be a conscience and active factor on the defensive end.

Dedos

Dedos

A full-day camp experience that focuses on community building and age-appropriate games, sports, theater and arts activities in Spanish open to Boys and Girls, Ages 4-12 - not limited to Oyster Adams students

Un día completo de inmersión en español enfocado en construir una comunidad mediante: lectura nivelada, actividades deportivas, artísticas y lúdicas. Todo en grupos organizados por edad desde los cuatro hasta los doce años.
DEDOS no está limitado sólo a alumnos de Oyster Adams.
¡Todos los niños y niñas son bienvenidos!

Drama Intensive (grades 6th-10th)

Drama Intensive (grades 6th-10th)

This is a 3-week long summer intensive, where rising 6th-10th grade students will develop foundational theater skills by participating in a variety of ensemble-building activities, improvisation exercises, and performance opportunities, in order to improve their communication, confidence, stage presence. Selected drama games and activities will be fun and enjoyable for students while also strengthening the skills necessary to be strong and confident communicators and public speakers, all while helping the them become more comfortable on stage. By the end of our 3 weeks together, students will have a chance to demonstrate the skills they've gained in a scene showcase/performance/TBD for other the other students, family, etc.

Fall Skills Classes

Fall Skills Classes

HoopEd Skills Classes are designed for kids who are serious about learning and improving their games. Taught by HoopEd's top basketball instructors, skills classes work to develop the complete game. Each week will focus on a specific fundamental. We will teach the fundamentals thoroughly then scrimmage in order to focus on that fundamental in real game situations. Skills class courses typically run 8-10 weeks and as we add new skills each session, we strive to grow and build your game. Make your weaknesses become your strengths as you prepare for your upcoming season or get ready for your summer work.

Girl Power Camp

Girl Power Camp

Our Girl Power Camp is a girls only format that focuses on a broader genre of activities then our signature sports camps.  Here is a little description:
The Girl Power Camp day is formatted so girls are getting the most out of their morning with rotations, taking a break for lunch and then back to the fun in the afternoon. Each rotation throughout the day will be tied together with an awesome theme taught by encouraging coaches and teachers who know the importance of making young ladies feel confident! Some examples of specialty rotations that could pop up throughout the week are: creative time such as jewelry making, crafts, cooking, etc and then active aspects such as dance, double dutch, old school playground games and much more!
HoopEd Splash Camp

HoopEd Splash Camp

HOOPS Basketball

HOOPS Basketball

HoopEd specializes in small, intimate basketball camps where learning and fun go hand in hand. Don't get lost in huge basketball camps where the coaches only pay attention to the top kids! HoopEd basketball camps are purposefully kept small so that each participant receives the attention they need to have a great experience learning the game they love.

Each day of camp will have skills development sessions in the morning and plenty of team games throughout the day. Skills include dribbling, shooting, passing, pivoting, rebounding, and defense. And each player will be assigned a team to play on for the day and throughout the week. There are individual contests each day and of the course we always include the famous "HoopEd Money Shot!"

Boys and girls ages 5 to 13 are welcome. The HoopEd Hoops Basketball Camps are perfect for players of all skill levels and abilities. The coaches are interactive with all the kids as they play in a low pressure, fun filled camp environment.

Hoops Basketball Camp is offered every winter break and spring break, on student holidays and throughout the summer.

Intensive Training Camps

Intensive Training Camps

No movies... No swimming pools... just Hard Work! These week long training sessions will consist of three hours each day of serious, hard work based, basketball training. Each daily session includes 2 hours of drill and skill work at a brisk pace with constant coaching. This will be followed by 1 hour of controlled scrimmaging looking to incorporate new concepts and skills into live play.

THIS IS NOT A TYPICAL CAMP. Sessions will be limited to 20 athletes. On completion of the week, players will see marked improvement in their game. More importantly, they will leave with the necessary tools to continue to improve and advance their skills to the desired level.

JUNIOR All Sports & Games

JUNIOR All Sports & Games

The Junior All Sports and Games Camp follows the same exciting format as our All Sports and Games Camp but is geared towards 4 to 6 year olds. The Junior camp incorporates age appropriate games and strives to introduce young athletes to the rules of all your basic sports activities. Junior camp gives our younger campers the option to end their day at 1:00pm instead of 3:00pm.

Junior Elite Teams Division

Junior Elite Teams Division

HoopEd is proud to announce its first ever Junior Elite teams division offering boys & girls teams. Our mission is create a positive experience in that our players not only improve as players but as people.

The teams division will be lead by current & former Blessed Sacrament PE teachers Coach TJ Mazyck and Coach Julian King. The two have coached past youth teams have won 5 championships in local league play over the past three years. They have also sent many athletes to play for high level high schools, including St. John's, Gonzaga, and Wilson High School. Many of our coaches have previous college playing experience as well as having coached on the high school, college & professional level.

Each team will have at least one 1-1.5 hour practice during the week. The practice locations will be in the Chevy Chase area. Games will be played on the weekend. Each team will play eight regular season games plus at least one playoffs game. Under Armour jerseys and shorts will be provided.

Learn, Sweat & Play

Learn, Sweat & Play

With schools moving strictly to distance learning there is a huge void of socialization and exercise for all our kids. HoopEd is here to fill the void! Join Fall HoopEd fun starting September 14th!

Introducing Learn, Sweat, Play, an afternoon program where kids can come out and run, sweat, play and socialize with kids and coaches every day of the week. Based on our famous All Sports and Games Camps, kids separated in groups of no more than 15 will engage in all sorts of activities from kickball, soccer skills, flag football, and whiffle ball to relay races, capture the flag, old school kick the can and so much more!

Groups are organized by grade (1st-3rd, 4th-6th, 7th-9th) with programs at local elementary fields and parks throughout Montgomery County and DC. You can register for anywhere from 1 to 5 days per week. There are two 5 week sessions, one starting Sept. 14 and one starting October 16. Class times are weekdays 4:00-6:00 and 10:00-12:00 Saturdays.

Maryland sites: Groups are limited to 15. During the registration process, you will be asked to select the specific day(s) of the week you would like your child to attend and the cost will be adjusted (see costs on landing page).
DC sites: small pods with a maximum of 10 specific days of the week 

We will need to cancel class if there is inclement weather and we will try to schedule a make up day a different day of the week.

Little Movers Summer Camp (ages 4 and 5)

Little Movers Summer Camp (ages 4 and 5)

Outdoor half day program designed specifically for our youngest campers (ages 4 and 5)
9:00-12:00 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
 
Experienced instructors will provide a enriching outdoor program including body movement and ball skills and fun outdoor activities geared toward the young and active learner. 

Sample day:

9:00-9:30 greetings, active song or stretching/dancing
9:30-10:00 body movement and ball skills
10:00-10:30 guided free play
10:30-10:45 morning snack
10:45-11:15 creative activity (chalk art, craft, story time)
11:15-11:45 body movement and ball skills
11:45 get ready for pick up

 


Mini Dedos

Mini Dedos

A full-day camp experience that focuses on community building and age-appropriate games, sports, theater and arts activities in Spanish open to Boys and Girls, Ages 4-12 - not limited to Oyster Adams students

Un día completo de inmersión en español enfocado en construir una comunidad mediante: lectura nivelada, actividades deportivas, artísticas y lúdicas. Todo en grupos organizados por edad desde los cuatro hasta los doce años.
DEDOS no está limitado sólo a alumnos de Oyster Adams.
¡Todos los niños y niñas son bienvenidos!

O'Connor Shooting Fundamentals Summer Clinic

Join St. John's Boys Varsity Coaches Patrick O'Connor and James Maerder as they work directly with players aged 10-16 on shooting fundamentals. Throughout the summer session, they will analyze your shooting form, work off the dribble and off the pass footwork, practice repetition, and give each player a custom action plan for improvement throughout the summer. Each group will have a maximum of 12 players to ensure hands-on instruction and the coaches will create a fun, differential learning environment suited for all experience levels. 
OG LGL: Original Learn, Grow and Lead for Teens

OG LGL: Original Learn, Grow and Lead for Teens

Is your teen still interested in all of the fun aspects summer camp can offer but can't seem to find the camp that is the right age for them? Look no further then The Day Camp's LGL progam! Learn, Grow and Lead for Teens is specifically designed for students entering 6th - 10th grade.  Each week brings a new focus and fun skills to learn as well as an opportunity to earn 10 community service hours.  By taking part in our LGL program, teens will make lasting friendships while enjoying many benefits such as small group interaction with other teens, assistance in setting future goals and career experience to begin reaching those goals, valuable leadership skills and of course, opportunities to make lifelong impressions on the lives of younger campers!

Sport-Con

Sport-Con

Sport-Con: Teen Social Distanced Strength and Conditioning 

Grades 6th-11th (grouped by age)

Kids will remain socially distanced throughout the workout and follow all COVID health guidelines.

Sport-con is a fun three step sport training program that increases functional capability in young athletes regardless of age or skill level. Sport-con uses group or individual skill work and game play to bring the best out of your young athlete in a safe, fun, and competitive environment.

Step I: Flexibility & Agility Focuses on lengthening range of motion through the body to optimize performance and recovery while training with plyometrics to better balance and stability.

Step II: Strength & Conditioning Uses calisthenics and body weight exercises to increase endurance, cardiovascular capacity and mental toughness.

Step III: Speed & Footwork Will focus on fast twitch muscles to increase start to stop speed laterally and unilaterally, also quickness in change of direction speed.

Please have your child arrive with a mask on for temperature and health check at the car drop off area to be decided.
See our landing page for COVID procedures we will be following.

If there is inclement weather, we will cancel the class and try to make it up another day of the week.

Sports LGL  for Teens

Sports LGL for Teens

Is your teen still interested in all of the fun aspects summer camp can offer but can't seem to find the camp that is the right age for them? Look no further then HoopEd Teen Sports and Conditioning Summer Camp! This program is specifically designed for the active teen, looking to learn new games and enjoy playing with peers as well as participating in Conditioning fun! Rising 6th-11th graders will make lasting friendships while enjoying the many benefits of interaction with their peers lead by a experienced, enthusiastic coach skilled at working with kids in this age group.

Spring Break Camps

Spring Break Camps

HoopEd Spring Break Camps offers families an active and exciting child care option during the holiday break. Spring break is a busy time for HoopEd Nation and that is why we offer full or partial week sign ups! Spring Break Camps are the best way for kids to see their friends, stay active and avoid "break boredom"! See you on the courts and playground!

Spring Skills Classes

Spring Skills Classes

HoopEd Skills Classes are designed for kids who are serious about learning and improving their games. Taught by HoopEd's top basketball instructors, skills classes work to develop the complete game. Each week will focus on a specific fundamental. We will teach the fundamentals thoroughly then scrimmage in order to focus on that fundamental in real game situations. Skills class courses typically run 8-10 weeks and as we add new skills each session, we strive to grow and build your game. Make your weaknesses become your strengths as you prepare for your upcoming season or get ready for your summer work.
St. John's All Girls Basketball Camp

St. John's All Girls Basketball Camp

The St. John's All Girls Basketball Camp is designed to teach each camper the core fundamentals of the game in an environment where players can learn, have fun and get better. Camp will focus on the 7 core fundamentals of the game: ball handling, passing, shooting, defense, rebounding, and pivoting, and of course communicating. Mornings will be spent on individual skill level and afternoons will be spent in team practice and game play. Throughout the week coaches will also emphasize the important intangibles such as work ethic, commitment, a willingness to learn and the values of team work.

The goal is to have your weaknesses on Monday become your strengths on Friday and each camper will take with her a strong idea of the core values that have made the sjc girls basketball progrm so successful over the past many years. The All-Girls Camp counselors will feature local area high school head coaches, former St. John's stars and current St. John's players.

Camp will be directed by St. John's Head Girls Coach and WCAC Coach of the Year Jonathan Scribner.

Student Holiday Mini Camps

Student Holiday Mini Camps

Throughout the school year, HoopEd offers special, one to five-day sports camps for children, ages 5-13, who are out of school due to Federal holidays, parent-teacher conferences, professional development days and winter/spring break. Camps are held in the gyms and playgrounds of local area schools between the hours of 9:00am and 3:00pm with AfterCare available until 5:30pm.

Most school off days provide a challenge for working parents our goal is to solve that challenge with providing children with healthy, fun, safe and active alternatives to more tv time, too much internet or tagging along to work.

Would your school benefit from our student holiday mini camps? If so please reach out to info@hoopeducation.com or learn more in our FAQ section.
 

Teens Learn, Sweat & Play

The Day Camp

The Day Camp

Welcome to The Day Camp, a summer camp program that appeals to campers with multiple interests! The Day Camp offers a variety of genres that kids can experiment with all summer long. Not only do we have an assortment of offerings but we welcome Full Day or Half Day campers. We also allow you to select the programs that are right for your child with our "Mix and Match" program.

Summer Days, Hooped Ways!

  • Like letting loose on the field and on the playground? We Have That!
  • Like to create delicious dishes in the kitchen? We Have That!
  • Like to build castles and forts out of Legos? We Have That!
  • Like to be one with nature and appreciate greenery? We Have That!
  • Like to sharpen your math and reading skills? We Have That!

Trailblazers

Trailblazers

Trailblazers Day camp is chock full of new and exciting activities!  Campers will get to rotate through such programs as art, inventions, magic, chess, yoga, cooking and of course sports!  This camp offers a wonderful opportunity to open each child's mind to a broad range of fun and learning with encouraging teachers with great expertise.

Winter Break Camps

Winter Break Camps

HoopEd Winter Break Camps offers families an active and exciting child care option during the holiday break. This season HoopEd will be offering their famous All Sports & Games and Hoops Basketball Camps plus brand new Trailblazers Camp.  Winter break is a busy time for HoopEd Nation and that is why we offer full or partial week sign ups! This offers parents the opportunity to enroll their camper for the days they need maybe for work, shopping or holiday travel. Winter Break Camps are the best way for kids to see their friends, stay active and avoid "break boredom"! See you on the courts and playground!