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McNeese offers camps for summer

McNeese offers camps for summer

Several activities are offered for area youth of all ages during the 2012 summer months on the McNeese State University campus.

The McNeese Leisure Learning office offers numerous classes this summer for children of all ages-classes in cooking, painting, video game design, comic book drawing, Spanish, golf, forensic science, math and so much more. For more information about classes, call 337-475-5130 or go online at www.mcneese.edu/leisure.
               
Other summer programs including ages, dates, times, costs and contact numbers are as follows:
 
Governor's Program for Gifted Children
June 3 - July 21
6th - 10th Grade
Cost: $2,550
Contact: Governor's Program
337-475-5446
www.gpgc.org
 
Summer Reading Clinic
Grades 1-6
June 4-28 (Monday-Thursday)
9-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $175
Contact: Department of Education Professions
337-475-5471
 
All-Star Summer Band Camps:
Instrumental Music, Drumline, Drum Major and Colorguard
June 17 - 21
High School Students
Cost: $220, includes lunch, commuter; $320, resident
Contact: Dr. Jay Jacobs
337-475-5004
www.mcneesebands.com/high-school-allstars 
 
District V Choir Camp
Grades 3-8
June 25-29
8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $100
Contact: Sheila Manning
337-348-9367
 
5th Annual Cowboy Camp
Incoming Freshmen & Transfer Students
July 13
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $20
Contact: Student Union Office
337-475-5609
www.mcneese.edu/campuslife/cowboy_camp 
 
Crocodilian Biochemistry Internship
High School Students
July 16 - Aug. 3
Cost: $1,500
Contact: Dr. Nikos Kiritsis
337-475-5875
nikosk@mcneese.edu
 
Summer Engineering Academy
High School Juniors and Seniors
July 16 - Aug. 3
Cost: $1,500
Contact: Dr. Nikos Kiritsis
337-475-5875
nikosk@mcneese.edu
 
Kicker Kutie Summer Dance Camp
Ages 5-12
July 30- Aug. 3
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $160
Contact: Paige Caldwell
337-475-5604
 
Sports Camps
www.mcneesesports.com
 
Brooks Donald Williams Basketball Camps:
Fundamental: May 29-31
Grades K-8
9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $125
 
Position: June 17
Grades 7-12
2-6 p.m.
Cost: $45
 
Team Camp: June 7-9 or June 21-23
Varsity or Junior Varsity
Cost: one day, $180; two days, $300; three days, $450
 
Contact: Women's Basketball
337-475-5473
 
Dave Simmons Basketball Camp
Ages 7-17
Session I: June 4-7
Session II: June 18-21
Cost: $175 per session or $325 for both sessions
 
Contact: Coach Patrick Haynes
337-475-5481 or 337-263-1619
 
Terry Burrows Baseball Camps:
Youth All-Skills Camp
Grades K-8
June 4-5
June18-19
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $125
 
Youth Pitching Camp
Grades K-8
June 11-12
9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $80
 
High School Showcase Camp
Grades 9-12
June 27
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $110
 
Contact: Coach Bubbs Merrill
337-475-5903
 
Mike Smith Softball Camps
Youth clinics are open for children ages 7 to those entering the 8th grade
High school clinics are open for students entering high school and junior college
 
June 11
9 a.m.-noon - High School Hitting Clinic
1-4 pm - High School Defensive Clinic
Cost: $75 per clinic
 
June 12-13
9 a.m.-3 p.m. - High School Showcase Camp
Cost: $150
 
June 14
9-11 a.m. - Youth Pitching Clinic/High School Catching Clinic
Noon-2 p.m. High School Pitching Clinic/Youth Catching Clinic
Cost: $75
 
June 18
9 a.m.-noon - High School Hitting Clinic
1-4 pm - High School Defensive Clinic
Cost: $75
 
June 19-20
9 a.m.-3 p.m. - High School Showcase Camp
Cost: $150
 
June 21
9-11a.m. - Youth Pitching Clinic/High School Catching Clinic
Noon-2 p.m. - High School Pitching Clinic/Youth Catching Clinic
Cost: $75
 
June 22
9 a.m.-3 p.m. - Youth All Skills Camp 
Cost: $100
 
Contact: Mike Smith
337-475-5926
 
 
Terry Gamble Volleyball Camps:
All Camps July 12-14
 
Developmental Skills Camp
Elementary
9 a.m. - noon
Cost: $95
 
General Skills Camp
Grades 6-12
9 a.m.-noon for grades 6-8
1-4 p.m. for grades 9-12/Jr. College
Cost: $95
 
Team Camp
Junior Varsity - Aug. 3
Varsity - Aug. 4
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: $100 per team
 
Contact: Women's Volleyball
337-475-5474
 
Cowboy Football Camp
10 years old - 11th Grade this past year
July 8-10
Cost: $125, commuter; $250, resident
Contact: Coach Lark Hebert
337-475-5211
 
Soccer Camps
Girls Elite Soccer Camp

Ages 13-18
Session 1: June 29- July 1
Session 2: July 20-22
Cost: $150, commuter; $225, resident
 
Youth Soccer Camp/Boys and Girls
Ages 6-14
June 11-14 or July 23-26
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Cost: $85 per camp
 
Contact: Women's Soccer
337-475-5368
 
Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at cdo@mcneese.edu.