PE Camps

     We are excited to announce that 13GEM will be providing PE Day Camps at Marymoor Park for the 2017-2018 LWSD School Breaks.  These camps are designed for parents to drop their students off  in an Educational and Physically Active program for the day during work hours.  Each day students will engage in all four sports for one hour apiece.

Each week of camp operates Monday - Friday from 9a-5p for students between the ages of 7-17.

Sports Periods

     Sports Periods involve students learning the fundamental skills and concepts of the sport in focus.  They will have fun engaging in basic drills and skill games that provide students the time and space to master the content taught.  The drills and games are Physical Education in nature so all students are given equal participation time, regardless of individual ability level.

Rest, Replenish, and Study Film Periods

     Rest, Replenish, & Study Film Periods are designed for students to recharge their bodies for the next sport period.  During that time students will be watching College and Professional Game film for the purposes of learning the game through active observation.  This will expose students to higher levels of understanding within each sport so they can start to think and see the game far beyond current experience and ability levels. 

Daily Schedule of Activities

    9:00a-9:30a    Warm-Up  

  9:30a-10:30a    Sport Period 1:  Ultimate Frisbee 

10:30a-11:30a   Rest, Replenish, Study Film Period 1 

11:30a-12:30p   Sport Period 2:  Lacrosse 

  12:30p-1:30p   Rest, Replenish, Study Film Period 2 (Lunch Period)

    1:30p-2:30p   Sport Period 3:  Soccer 

    2:30p-3:30p   Rest, Replenish, Study Film Period 3 

    3:30p-4:30p   Sport Period 4:  Flag Football 

    4:30p-5:00p   Cool Down

Camps Dates and Tuition (weekly)

Camp 2017X:  12/18 - 12/22 (Winter Break)

Camp 2018S:  4/2 - 4/6 (Spring Break)

Camp 2018A:  6/25 - 6/29 

Camp 2018B:  7/2 - 7/6 

Camp 2018C:  7/9 - 7/13 

Camp 2018D:  7/16 - 7/20 

Camp 2018E:  7/23 - 7/27 

Camp 2018F:  7/30 - 8/3 

Camp 2018G:  8/6 - 8/10 

Camp 2018H:  8/13 - 8/17 

Camp 2018I:    8/20 - 8/24 

Camp 2018J:   8/27 - 8/31 

$350 per week per student enrolled

Why do 13GEM PE Camps cost more than other camps?

   I have worked in other camps in past years and have seen what the "typical" camp is like and it always frustrates me. Inexperienced counselors, with scant equipment, on dicey surfaces playing random games with low activity rates.  Here is what I guarantee your child(ren) will NOT be doing:

  • Spending 15 minutes every hour "transitioning" to the next activity
  • Play pointless, time-consuming games such as "What am I thinking of?" or "I Spy with my Little Eye" designed solely to "keep them occupied"
  • Sing songs or watch skits
  • Play sedentary board games (aka bored games) and/or card games
  • Be expected to "be quiet and stand in line"
  • Be around counselors with less than a  Bachelor's degree in Physical Education
  •  Those are the main ones, but the list could go on...

     2 Good Questions to ask when looking for a camp:

  1. What are the credentials and experience level of staff actually supervising and interacting with campers?
  2. What, specifically, are the learning objectives and the curriculum of activities planned for campers?

     13GEM guarantees that all students will be physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially engaged in developmentally appropriate learning activities designed to maximize growth in all human domains!  I know that these 13GEM PE Camps will deliver infinitely more programming than what is currently available.

     Plus, there are only 30 slots per camp available for this first year so space will become limited once sufficient numbers of students get to try the program and word gets out!

Overview of what learned in each sport at PE Camp

Ultimate Frisbee

  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Aerial Defense
  • Offensive Movement
  • Defensive Concepts

Lacrosse (non-contact)

  • Cradling & Scooping
  • Passing & Catching
  • Deflecting & Intercepting Passes
  • Basic Offensive Concepts
  • Non-contact Defensive Concepts


  • Passing & Receiving
  • Shooting
  • Using Body for Ball Control
  • Playing Team Offense
  • Individual & Team Defense

Flag Football

  • Throwing & Catching
  • Ball Carrying & Juke Moves
  • Flag Pulling
  • Running Pass Routes
  • Defensive Pass Coverages

Rest, Replenish, & Study Film Periods


     Students will use this time to sit under the shade, socialize with friends, and allow their bodies to recharge for the next sport period


 Parents are strongly encouraged to pack plenty of snacks and proper beverages* along with a robust, nutritional lunch.  Students will be expending tons of energy so we want to provide them with ample "refuel" time between bouts of vigorous activity.

*Water is always best, followed by sports drinks such as Gatorade/PowerAde, followed by fruit juices; avoid carbonated and/or caffeinated beverages

Study Film

This is an aspect of 13GEM programming that really sets it apart from other options.  No time is ever wasted so students will be cognitively and relevantly engaged watching game film with friends using technology in the classroom to learn, even during "rest periods".  This knowledge is then transferred into understanding through action during practice repetitions  

Enrollment Form

Please download, fill out, and submit this enrollment form BEFORE purchasing camps

13GEM- Enrollment Form Online (docx)


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Refund Policy

Refund Policy

  • A student may withdraw from a class at any time.  
  • The withdrawal process will be considered complete on the day the withdrawal form is completed and submitted.  
  • Any refunds will be calculated from that date forward.
  • Refunds will only be given for students that have withdrawn from the program
  • Refunds will be given for the number classes remaining after the official withdrawal date
  • Refunds will be calculated based on the pre-tax semester tuition rate
  • Once the refund is calculated, there will be a $10 Withdrawal Fee deducted from the calculated refund amount
  • No refunds will be given for absences
  • If a class must be cancelled by 13GEM for any reason then it will either be rescheduled or a tuition credit for the costs of that specific class date will be issued