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Summer Activities for Area Youth

Summer Activities for Area Youth

Several activities are offered for area youth of all ages during the 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 guitar, cooking, digital photography, video game design, creative writing, Spanish, golf, forensic science, math and so much more. For more information about classes, call (337) 475-5130.

Other summer programs including ages, dates, times, costs and contact numbers are as follows:

Summer Reading Clinic
Grades 1-6
June 6-30 (Monday-Thursday)
9-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $175
Contact: Department of Teacher Education
(337) 475-5471

All-Star Summer Band Camps:
Drumline, Colorguard, Leadership & Drum Major
June 19-23
High School Students
Cost: $200, commuter; $300 resident
Contact: Dr. Jay Jacobs, director
(337) 475-5004
www.mcneesebands.com/high-school-allstars

4th Annual Cowboy Camp
Incoming Freshmen & Transfer Students
July 8
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Cost: $20
Contact: Student Union Office
(337) 475-5609
www.mcneese.edu/campuslife

Kicker Kutie Summer Dance Camp
Ages 5-12
July 25-29
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Contact: Paige Caldwell
(337) 475-5604

Sports Camps
www.mcneesesports.com

Brooks Donald Williams Basketball Camps:

Fundamental: June 1-3
Grades K-8
9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $125

Position: June 12
Grades 7-12
2-6 p.m.
Cost: $45

Elite: June 13-14
Grades 9-12
Cost: $65

Team Camp: June 16-18 or July 28-30
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 6-9
Session II: June 20-23
Cost: $175

Dave Simmons Team Camp
Divisions: Large Schools, 3A-5A; Small Schools, C-2A
June 25
Cost: $225 per team

Contact: Coach Patrick Haynes
(337) 475-5481 or (337) 263-1619

Terry Burrows Baseball Camps:

Youth All-Skills Camp
Grades K-8
June 6-8
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $125

Youth Pitching Camp
Grades K-8
June 13-14
9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $100

High School Showcase Camp
Grades 9-12
June 15
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $110

Youth All-Skills Camp
Grades K-8

June 20-22
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $125

Contact: Coach Bubbs Merrill
(337) 475-5903 or
Coach Clay Van Hook
(337) 475-5904

Summer Softball Camp
June 12-15
Ages 7 to Incoming High School Seniors
Cost: $200, commuter; $300, resident
Contact: Women’s Softball
(337) 475-5475

Terry Gamble Volleyball Camps:

General Skills Camp
Grades 6-12
July 7-9
1:30-4:30 p.m. for grades 6-8
6-9 p.m. for grades 9-12
Cost: $95

Team Camp
July 16
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $100 per team

Contact: Nicole Wilson-camp director
(337) 475-5109 or (337) 802-0263

Cowboy Football Camp
10 years old – 11th Grade this past year
July 10-12
Cost: $125, commuter; $250, resident
Contact: Coach Lark Hebert
(337) 475-5211

Girls Elite Soccer Camp
Ages 13-18
July 17-20
Cost: $225, commuter; $400, resident

Youth Soccer Camp/Boys and Girls
Ages 6-14
July 18-21
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Cost: $75

Contact: Women’s Soccer
(337) 475-5368

Persons requesting accommodations in accordance with the ADA should contact the Office of the ADA Coordinator at least 72 hours before the event. Additional information is available from: the Office of the ADA Coordinator, Smith Hall, Room 127; Voice: (337) 475-5428; Fax: (337) 475-5960; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; or adacoordinator@mcneese.edu.