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2018 Summer Camps at McNeese

May 23, 2018 | McNeese Public Relations
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The McNeese State University campus offers numerous summer activities for area youth of all ages.

McNeese Leisure Learning holds numerous classes though its Kids College Program for children of all ages. This year, Kid’s College hopes to give children a STEAM adventure, with classes in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. For information about classes call 337-475-5616 or go online to

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

Kids College All-Day STEAM Program
Grades 1-8
May 28-Aug. 10
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Cost: $189/per week
Contact: Leisure Learning

Summer Reading Clinic
Grades 2-6
June 4-28 (Monday-Thursday)
9:30 a.m.-noon
Cost: $200
Contact: Department of Education Professions

Summer Band Programs
High School Band Academy
Grades 9-12
June 17-21
Cost: $350, resident; $225, commuter

Middle School Band Academy
Grades 7- 8
June 24-28
Cost: $320, resident; $220, commuter
Contact: Dr. Jay Jacobs
Registration deadline for both programs: June 1

Summer Engineering Academy or Crocodilian Biochemistry Internship or Forensics Chemistry Camp
Grades 10-12 (11 & 12 for Biochemistry Internship)
July 16-Aug. 3
Cost: $1,850 per program (Limited number of $500 scholarships sponsored by CITGO for students attending the Engineering Academy)
Contact: Dr. Nikos Kiritsis

Kicker Kuties Dance Camp
Grades K-6
July 16-20
9 a.m.-4p.m.
Cost: $175
Contact: Paige Caldwell

Harp Camp
Open to all ages grade 2 and up
July 23-27
Cost: $45
Contact: Barbara Belew

11th Annual Cowboy Camp
Incoming McNeese Freshmen and Transfer Students
Aug. 17-18
Cost is $55 through May 31; $60 from June 1-July 31; and $ 70 beginning Aug. 1
Contact: Student Union and Activities Office

Athletic Camps
Women’s Basketball
Team Camp
Grades 9-12
May 31-June 2
Cost: $160 for one day, $275 for two days, $420 for three days

Fundamental Camp
Grades K-8
June 11-13
9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $105

Contact Coach Kacie Cryer

Cowboy Baseball
Youth All Skills Baseball Camp
Grades 1-6
June 11-14
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $200
Register online at

Pitching and Catching Clinics
Grades 7-12
June 18 or July 16
6-8 p.m.
Cost: $75

Elite Camps
Grades 7-12
June 18-20 or July 16-18
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $225
Register online at

Soccer Camps
Cowgirl Soccer Kids Camp
Grades K-8 Boys and Girls
June 11-14
Half Day: 9 a.m.-noon (age 6-grade 5)
Full Day: 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. (6-8 grade)
Cost: $150 for half day, $230 for full day

Cowgirl Soccer ID Camps
Girls (grades 9-12)
June 16-17
Cost: resident, $195; commuter, $170

Calcasieu Soccer Club Competitive Camp
Boys and Girls (ages 10-18)
July 16-19
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $150

Contact Coach Drew Fitzgerald
Register online at

Cowboy Up Football Camp
Grades 8-11
July 8-10
Cost: $290 resident; $155 commuter

Rowdy Football Camp
Grades 2-8
8 a.m.-Noon
July 11-13
Cost: $100

Contact: Nancy Borel