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2014 Summer Camps

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.

Football - June 9-11, youth camp for students entering grades 1-8; June 12, high school offensive and defensive line camp for students entering grades 9-12; June 13, high school skills camp for students entering grades 9-12; July 19, junior and senior high school camp for students entering grades 11-12. Pre-registration is preferred. Contact (409) 880-7157 or visit www.lamarfootballcamps.com.

Soccer - There will be two sessions, July 7-11 and July 21-25, for boys and girls ages 4-16. Contact (409) 880-7595 or visit www.lamarsoccercamp.com.

Baseball - June 16-20 for ages 6-12; June 23-25 for ages 6-18. Session one and two will consist of half-day and full-day camps. Contact (409) 880-8135 or (409) 880-8974 or visit www.jimgilliganbaseballcamps.com.

Volleyball - June 10-12 for students completing grades 3-6; June 16-19, July 7-10 and July 28-31 for students completing grades 7-9; July 14-16 for students completing grades 9-11; June 12, 19 & 26 and July 8, 15 & 22 for students completing grades 6-12. A setting and attacking clinic and a serving and defense clinic will be held July 16-17. Varsity team camp will be held July 12 and July 19. Contact (409) 880-7717 or Kacie.ehinger@lamar.edu or visit lamarvolleyballcamps.com.

Aquatics - Children ages one year and older can register for swimming lessons in person May 20-22. Group sessions last eight days and are 45 minutes long. Individual sessions for children ages five years and older last four days and are 30 minutes long. All sessions will be held at the Lamar Health and Human Performance Complex indoor pool. For more information, contact Lamar Aquatic at (409) 880-7586, (409) 880-8031, or learntoswim@lamar.edu, or visit lamar.orgsync.com/org/recsports/aquatics.

Women’s basketball - June 10-13 for girls ages 6-17; June 13-15 for J.V. and varsity teams; August 8-9 for varsity-level players. Contact (409) 880-7384 or (409) 880-8325 or visit www.lamarwomensbasketballcamps.com.

Softball - July 1, youth skills camp; July 8, elite skills camp; offensive session, 9-11 a.m., infield/outfield session, 12-2 p.m., pitching/catching session 3-5 p.m.; July 9, scrimmage camp. Contact Allison Honofsky at allison.honofsky@lamar.edu or visit http://www.lamarsoftballcamps.com/index.cfm.

Men’s basketball - Two sessions for boys ages 6-18; June 17-20, Camp 1, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Friday; June 23-26, Camp 2, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Friday. Contact (409) 880-8301 for more information.

Lamar Choir Camp - July 21-24, overnight camp for high school students. Contact (409) 880-8144 or delores.black@lamar.edu or visit www.lamar.edu/choircamp.

Band Camp - June 15-19 for students entering grades 7-8; June 22-26 for students entering grades 9-12. Contact (409) 880-8148 or visit www.lamar.edu/band.

Percussion Camp - July 7-10 for middle and high school students. Contact (409) 651-4346 or visit www.lamar.edu/music.

Summer Dance Intensive - July 14-18 for students entering grades 4-12 and adults of all ages. Contact (409) 880-8037 or visit fineartscomm.lamar.edu/theatre-and-dance/camps-and-workshops/summer-dance-intensive.html.

Theatre and Film Camp - July 14-18 for students ages 13 and older. Contact (409) 880-7244 or joel.grothe@lamar.edu or visit fineartscomm.lamar.edu/theatre-and-dance/camps-and-workshops/theatrefilm-camp.html.

Psalm 150 Youth and Young Adult Music Retreat & Concert- July 24-26, dormitory space available to enhance the music ability of young ministers of music.  Contact Freddie Titus at 409-782-6195 or 3819freddie@sbcglobal.net or  http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=9xmoccnab&oeidk=a07e9cztqqv178d07cb .

Lamar Speech Pathology Articulation Boot Camp - July 1-24 on Tuesdays and Thursdays for students ages 4-12. Contact (409) 880-7499 or beth.byers@lamar.edu.

Lamar Nursing Nightingale Experience - June 13-14 for students entering grade 11. Students must be nominated by high school counselors. Contact (409) 880-8835 or gina.hale@lamar.edu or visit dept.lamar.edu/nursing/NightingGale.html.

Texas Governor’s School - June 15-July 3 for students in grades 9-12 who have A and B grades and demonstrate leadership in school and community activities. Contact (409) 880-8046 or siskda@lamar.edu or visit education.lamar.edu/texas-governors-school/index.html.

gOlden Opportunities for Southeast Texas Construction Career Academy (gO SETX) - July 20-25. The gOlden Opportunities for Southeast Texas Construction Career Academy is a residential camp for incoming ninth-grade students who are United States citizens and at least 14 years old. Contact (409) 880-7786 or otilia.urbina@lamar.edu.

gO With Engineering, Science and Technology Academy (gO WEST) - July 7-12. The gO With Engineering, Science and Technology Academy is a residential camp for incoming ninth-grade students who are United States citizens and at least 14 years old. Contact (409) 880-7786 or otilia.urbina@lamar.edu.

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp - June 15-17. The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp is a residential camp for students currently in grades 5-7 who have at least a B-average in science and mathematics and a passing score on the state’s standardized science and mathematics tests. Immediate family members of university staff, camp staff and ExxonMobil employees are not eligible to apply. Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance to the camp. Contact (409) 880-7786 or rlbroussard@lamar.edu or visit www.theharrisfoundation.org/sitecontent/565/summer-science-camp/category/457/education.aspx.

College of Fine Arts & Communication Summer Camps

http://fineartscomm.lamar.edu/summer%20arts%20camps.html

Lamar Introduction to Engineering (LITE) Summer Program

http://events.lamar.edu/2014/07/lamar-introduction-to-engineering-lite-summer-program-.html