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Summer camp offerings

Lamar University invites students of all ages to a variety of summer camps to be held on campus this summer. Camps are offered for a variety of ages and interests with both daily and residential opportunities.

Lamar Soccer Camps - Soccer camps under the direction of Orlando Cervantes will be at the Lamar Soccer Complex on July 8-12 and July 22-26 for boys and girls ages 4-16.  Visit http://www.lamarcardinals.com/camps/w-soccer-camp.html to register online.

Lamar Softball Camps - One-day softball camps under the guidance of Lamar coach Holly Bruder for players ages 6-12 are set for June 19 and June 25. A softball camp for players in high school through junior college will take place July 16-17.  To register online, visit http://www.lamarcardinals.com/camps/softball-camp.html.

Lamar Tennis Camps There will be five sessions. Each session will be held Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. until noon.  The session dates are June 10-13, 17-20 and 24-27.  In July, sessions will be held July 22-25 and July 29-Aug. 1. To register online, visit http://www.lamartenniscamps.com.

Lamar Football Camp – Football camps are scheduled for June 10-12 for students entering grades 1-8, June 13-14 for a skills camp for high school players and July 20 for the junior/senior high school camp.  Contact:  Cardinal Football Office, (409) 880-7543 or visit http://www.lamarfootballcamps.com to register online.

Lamar Volleyball Summer Camps and Clinics – June 11-13 for students completing grades 4-6; June 17-20, July 8-11, and July 29-Aug. 1 for students completing grades 7-9; July 19-21 for students completing grades 9-11. July 19-21, varsity camp, for students completing grades 9-11.  A setter and outside hitter clinic will be held July 26 for students completing grades 9-11. A setter, libero, and middle hitter clinic will be held July 27 for students completing grades 9-11.  Contact (409) 880-8717 or justin.gibert@lamar.edu or to register online, visit http://www.lamarcardinals.com/camps/volley-camp.html.

Jim Gilligan Baseball Camp – June 17-21 for ages 6-12; June 24-27 for ages 6-18. Session 1 and 2 will consist of half-day and full-day camps.  Contact: Cardinal Baseball Camp, (409) 880-8135 or (409) 880-8974 or visit  http://www.lamarcardinals.com/camps/basebl-camp.html.

The Pat Knight Boys Basketball Camps – are scheduled for June 17-20 and June 24-27 at the Montagne Center. Visit http://www.lamarcardinals.com/camps/m-baskbl-camp.html to register online.

Lady Cardinal Summer Camps - Individual Offensive and Defensive Camp: June 12-14 (Wed. - Fri.); Ages: Girls 6-17; Half-Day Camp, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $75; All-Day Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $150 – Lunch included, Non-refundable Deposit - $50

Elite Camp: June 12-13; Varsity H.S. Position Camp 6-8 p.m. - $25; August 1-3 (Thu.-Sat.); Girls: Varsity-Level Players; Cost: $175 per person, Non-refundable Deposit - $50

Team Camps: Girls - JV & Varsity Teams; August 2-4 (Fri. – Sun.); Cost: $50 per person, eight people per team, guaranteed 5 games; ($150 deposit holds your team’s place in camp); Remainder of fees will be due upon arrival at camp.  To register online, visit http://www.lamarwomensbasketballcamps.com

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp – Free two-week residential camp, June 9-21, for incoming 6th through 8th graders who excel in math and science. Pre-registration is required. Contact Becky Broussard or Otilia Urbina at 409-880-7786 or otilia.urbina@lamar.edu.

Lamar University Swim Program – session dates are June 10-20, June 24-27, July 8-18, July 22 – Aug 1, Aug 5-15.  Pre-registration is required and will be held May 21 through May 23 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center. Contact: Megan Schneiter, aquatics coordinator, (409) 880-7586 or megan.schneiter@lamar.edu

gO With Engineering, Science and Technology Academy (gO WEST) – Dates: July 7-12. The gO With Engineering, Science and Technology Academy is a one-week residential camp for incoming ninth-grade students who are United States citizens and at least 14 years old at the time of the camp, which focuses on engineering careers. Applicants must have a “B” average in Math and Science and a recommendation from those teachers. Deadline date for receiving applications is May 10, 2013. Contact Otilia Urbina at (409) 880-7786 or otilia.urbina@lamar.edu.

gOlden Opportunities for Southeast Texas Construction Career Academy (gO SETX) – July 21-26. The gOlden Opportunities for Southeast Texas Construction Career Academy is a one week residential camp for incoming ninth-grade students who are United States citizens and at least 14 years old at the time of the camp, which focuses on careers in construction. Applicants must have a “B” average in Math and Science and a recommendation from those teachers. Deadline date for receiving applications is May 10, 2013. Contact Otilia Urbina at 409-880-7786 or otilia.urbina@lamar.edu.

Lamar University Band Camp – June 16-20 for students entering the seventh and eighth grades; June 23-27 for students entering the ninth through 12th grades.  To register online, visit

http://dept.lamar.edu/cofac/deptmusic/bandcamp.asp.

Lamar University All-State Choir Camp – July 15-19 – overnight camp for high school students.  Visit http://dept.lamar.edu/cofac/deptmusic/en_chorus_camp.asp for more information.

Lamar University Percussion Camp – July 10-12.  For more information, contact travis.fife@lamar.edu or visit http://dept.lamar.edu/cofac/deptmusic/percussioncamp.asp to register online.

Lamar University Summer Dance Intensive – July 22-26.  For more information call (409) 880-8037 or visit http://dept.lamar.edu/cofac/depttheatre/summerdance.asp.