2018 Summer camps

 

Baseball Camp

Coach Austin Reed has been on the baseball coaching staff at Brook Hill for the past 11 years.  He spent the first 10 years as an assistant coach, and was appointed the Interim Head Coach for the 2018 baseball season.  During his time, he has had the pleasure of coaching teams that have won three State Championships (2011, 2012, 2013), 1 State Runner-Up (2010), and 1 State Tournament Final Four team (2016).  Austin has also helped send over a dozen players to have the opportunity to play college baseball.

Simply put, this baseball camp is designed to improve fundamental baseball skills. All aspects of the game will be covered, including: hitting, pitching, base running, and defense. The campers will enjoy the final day of scrimmages. For additional information, contact Austin Reed at areed@brookhill.org.

Grades: Boys entering grades 3 – 8
Dates: June 11-14
Times: 10 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. [Walk-ups welcome!]
Location: Brook Hill Baseball Complex
Cost: $75 (includes T-shirt, if signed up on or before June 11)

Register here

Basketball – Boys

Brook Hill’s head varsity coach, Jacob Agnew, is this year’s basketball camp director. He is a former collegiate basketball player and so brings several years of valuable experience as both player and coach. He can be reached at jagnew@brookhill.org.

One on One Basketball/Small Group Instruction

Brook Hill’s head varsity coach, Jacob Agnew, is this year’s one on one/small group basketball camp director. He is a former collegiate basketball player and so brings several years of valuable experience as both player and coach. He can be reached at jagnew@brookhill.org.

This Camp is a highly individualized program for players with experience who are serious about taking their game to the next level.  Campers will work on ball handling, shooting, footwork, movement and positioning, passing, scoring, and confidence–all while working 1-on-1 or in a small group with Coach Agnew.

For boys entering grades 4th-11th
Dates available: Mon-Thu
Meet: Brook Hill’s Upper School Gym
Cost: $75 for three 1 hour sessions (includes a T-shirt)
Or: $150 for six 1 hour sessions (includes a T-shirt)

After signing up online, contact Coach Agnew jagnew@brookhill.org in order to schedule your sessions.

 

Boys Basketball Skill and Conditioning Camp

Brook Hill’s head varsity coach, Jacob Agnew, is this year’s basketball skill and conditioning camp director. He is a former collegiate basketball player and so brings several years of valuable experience as both player and coach. He can be reached at jagnew@brookhill.org.

This camp focuses on teaching the fundamentals of basketball, including shooting, ball handling, passing, and basic offensive moves. These skills will be taught while campers compete in 1 on 1, 5 on 5, free throw and field goal competitions, and learn developmental games that are fun and instructional.

For boys entering grades 1 – 5
Dates: June 18-21
Time: 8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. (Monday-Thursday). [WALK-UP registrations welcome!]
Meet: Brook Hill’s Lower School Gym
Cost: $75.00 and includes a T-Shirt.

 

Register here

Girls GUARD IN TRAINING Basketball Camp

Brook Hill’s head varsity coach, Stephanie Williams, is this year’s basketball camp director.  She is former collegiate basketball player and coach.  She has several years of experience as both player and coach at the division I and II level.  She has a passion for helping young ladies improve their skills and knowledge of the sport.  She can be reached at  Swilliams@brookhill.org

This camp focuses on teaching the fundamentals of basketball, including shooting, ball handling, passing, and basic offensive moves.  These skills will be taught in a series of drills as well as in various sorts of competitions in 1 on 1, 5 on 5, free throws, and field goals. Students will be able to learn and develop in a fun and instructional atmosphere.

For girls entering grades 1 – 5
Dates: June 11-14
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday). [WALK-UP registrations welcome!]
Meet: Brook Hill’s Lower School Gym
Cost: $75.00 and includes a T-Shirt.

 

3 on 3 Basketball Camp

Are you a basketball player looking for new and fun ways to participate in basketball? Grab some friends and sign up for a 3 on 3 basketball league and tournament! There are opportunities for boys and girls from 3rd through 12th grade.   Brook Hill 3 on 3 tournament is excited to provide youth a chance to develop their basketball skills in a FUN environment in 2018! The tournament will provide an opportunity for youth to improve by focusing on individual skill development and implementing those skills in a 3 on 3 setting. This provides a unique blend of skill development and competition. Emphasis will be placed on teamwork, leadership, and fundamentals, while challenging each kid to get outside of their comfort zone.

The camp will be directed by Ivan Johnson. Coach Johnson brings 15 years of camp experience and has worked at Baylor Basketball Camps with other coaches and Baylor Bear and Lady Bear athletes. Coach Johnson’s daily energy and enthusiasm brings out the best in each and every kid. Coach Johnson was a college player in Oklahoma and has coached basketball on the middle and upper school level for 18 years.

The Brook Hill 3 on 3 basketball tournaments offer exciting, affordable opportunities to enhance your individual and team skills. The smaller team size increases offensive and defensive opportunities for each player through basic fundamental team play (give and go’s, back door cuts, pick and rolls, etc.). The intent of this format is to provide a fun, competitive learning environment for all players.

Where : Brook Hill Campus (Upper and Lower School Gym)
When : June 28th -June 30th
Who : Boys & Girls Grades 3-12 grade.  Individuals welcome—we will find a team for you.
Cost : $30 per player or $100 per team of up to 4 players. Includes a t-shirt for winning teams in each division.

Each team can have up to 4 players on its roster who have registered their team by the predetermined entry deadline.

 

REGISTER HERE

Soccer

Brook Hill’s head varsity coach and former college coach, David Collins, is this year’s camp coach. Coach Collins’ Varsity Soccer Team advanced to the Division III Final Four State Soccer Tournament for four of the last six seasons. For more information, contact David Collins at 903-894-5000 ext 2109 or dcollins@brookhill.org.

The camp will emphasize soccer fundamentals, strategies, and rules of the game, while offering competitions and activities for all levels of play.

Grades: Boys /Girls entering grades K – 8
Bring: Soccer ball, shin guards
Dates: July 16-19
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. [WALK-UP registrations welcome!]
Location: Brook Hill, Herrington Stadium
Cost: $75 (includes T-shirt)

Register here

Number Sense

Mr. Ivan Johnson is the Brook Hill Number Sense coach here at Brook Hill. His number sense team has qualified for state every year. His team won 1st place in 6th & 7th grade divisions, and 2nd in 8th grade. All three grades qualified for the state competition. Mr. Johnson is an Algebra I and Math 6 Pre-Algebra teacher and just completed his 3rd year at Brook Hill. He has taught Math/Algebra for over 15 years.

Camp Description:
Math is fun! Learn Math tricks using mental tactics and strategies. We will have t-shirts for the first 20 to sign-up, games and prizes. We will have guest speakers and fun activities. Come join us at Number Sense Camp. Monday, June 26th-29th. Brook Hill’s 2nd Annual Number Sense Camp! No physical activity required.
Brain power is the only requirement.
Questions? Contact Ivan Johnson @ ijohnson@brookhill.org

Grades: 3 – 12
Dates: June 26-29
Times: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. [Walk-ups welcome! but will not receive a shirt]
Location: Lauderdale Hall, Room 101
Cost: $75 (includes T-shirt)

REGISTER HERE

 

news

Fine Arts Banquet

May 18,

At the Fine Arts Banquet, the audience was entertained by students in each area of Fine Arts at Brook Hill as awards were given out to many deserving and talented students.

Athletic Gala

May 18,

At our Athletic Gala this year, our student athletes were recognized for the hard work not only on the field but also in the classroom. We had so many athletes and teams excel this school year, and to that we say, “Go guard!”

Kindergarten Day

May 18,

This year, our senior class joined our Pre-K and Kindergarten classes for the day. They were each assigned a “buddy” or two and traveled to different stations around our Lower School.

Senior Breakfast

May 18,

We celebrated our senior class who were accepted to 327 times to 134 different colleges and were awarded a total of $5,315,413 in scholarship money. To that we say, “Go guard!”

2018 East Texas Salute

May 18,

We had over 6,500 people join us for this year’s East Texas Salute this past Saturday. It was a great day of honoring our veterans who have courageously served our country and recognizing hundreds of our Vietnam veterans. Thank you to everyone who came out to support and say thank you to our military men […]

East Texas Salute is on Saturday

May 09,

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Meet Sharad and Ibrahim

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Upper School Choir TAPPS Update

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May 09,

From the desk of Glenn Ballard, Director of Fine Arts: Two thousand and eighteen’s spring musical, The Sound of Music, is almost in the history book, and what a story it has been. With a cast and crew of 44 people, the show opened to rave reviews last weekend, and closes this Saturday night, May […]

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May 09,

Fifth graders experienced a virtual reality field trip to Great Britain thanks to our new Google Expeditions kit. Garrett Gandy and Zachary Rhea both commented that the experience felt like they were really there. “It was awesome looking around,” Garrett said as students looked at the knights on the Bosworth Battlefield where King Richard III […]

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