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Lamar University 2011 Summer Camps schedule

Lamar Football Camp – June 6-8, youth camp for students entering grades 1-8; June 9, high school offensive and defensive line camp for students entering grades 9-12; June 10, high school skills camp for students entering grades 9-12; and July 23, junior and senior high school camp for students entering grades 11-12. Pre-registration is preferred. Contact: football office, (409) 880-7157.

Lamar Volleyball Camp – June 6-8 for students entering grades 5-7; July 6-9, July 11-14, and July 26-29 for students entering grades 8-10; and July 22-24 for students entering grades 10-12. An additional setter and libero clinic will be July 19, and an additional setter and hitter clinic will be July 20. Both clinics are for students entering grades 10-12. Contact: Justin Gibert, (409) 880-8717.

Lamar University Tennis Camp – June 6-9, June 13-16, June 20-23, and June 27-30 for ages 10-18. The camp is divided into two different skill levels: beginner and intermediate/advanced. Contact: Lamar Tennis Office, (409) 880-8056, (409) 527-2527 or (409) 527-2064.

Jim Gilligan Baseball Camp – June 6-10 and June 13-17 for ages 6-12; June 20-23 for ages 6-18. Session 1 and 2 will consist of half-day and full-day camps. Session 3 will consist of two half-day camps for hitting and pitching. Contact: Cardinal baseball office, (409) 880-8135.

Lamar Women’s Basketball Camp – June 7-10, June 13-16, June 17-19, July 29-31, and Aug. 5-7 for girls entering grades 3-12. Camps will cover shooting and offensive skills, shooting and positioning, or be a team camp. Contact: Lamar Women’s Basketball office, (409) 880-8325.

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp – June 12-24 for students entering grades 6-8. This is a free camp that promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. This year’s theme is “Live in Harmony with Nature.” Application deadline is May 6. Contact: Becky Broussard, (409) 880-7786.

Lamar University Band Camp – June 19-23 for students entering grades 6-8; and June 26-30 for students entering grades 9-12. Contact: Scott Deppe, (409) 880-8147.

Lamar Achievement in Mathematics Program Camp – June 20-July 1 for students entering grades 10-11. This free, residential camp is for students who show an interest in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Contact: Sandra Richardson, (409) 880-7946.

Lamar Superkids – June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 11-15 and July 18-22. This camp is for students entering grades 1-3 who want to learn and have fun. Courses offered are going on a safari, blooming botany and bug play. Registration deadline is May 20. Contact: Margaret Swope, (409) 880-8098.

INSPIRED High School Computing Academy – July 11-15 for students entering grades 9-12 who are interested in computers. Students will learn in hands-on labs how to program games using Greenfoot and Java and how to develop a Web page. Guest speakers will talk to students about how computers are used in various professions and how to prepare for college. Instructions for applying can be found at: Application deadline is June 8. Contact: Peggy Doerschuk, (409) 880-8782.

Texas Governor’s School – July 11-29 for students entering grades 10-11. This residential camp is for intellectually or academically gifted students who have an interest in the humanities, language arts, mathematics, fine arts and science. Application deadline is May 27. Contact: Dorothy Sisk, (409) 880-8046.

Lamar University All-State Choir Camp – July 18-22 for students entering grades 9-12, offering day and residential camps. Contact: James Han, (409) 880-7189.

gO W.E.S.T. Academy – July 18-22 for girls entering grades 8-9. This is a free camp for girls interested in pursuing engineering as a career. Contact: Otilia Urbina, (409) 880-7786.

gO SETX Construction Career Academy – July 31-August 5 for girls entering 9th grade who are at least 14 years of age at the time of the camp. This is a free camp for girls wishing to explore construction as a possible career. The Academy will be directed by professional engineers, educational institutional instructors, industry professionals, and volunteers from organizations in Southeast Texas. Students will be introduced to real life construction trade skills and be provided with information on job conditions, necessary education or training, and income potential. Contact: Otilia Urbina, (409) 880-7786. 

Lamar Soccer Camp – Aug. 1-4 for girls entering grades 9-12, offering housing for participants; July 11-14 for boys and girls 5-15, offering full-day and half-day sessions. Contact: Dewi Hardman, (409) 880-7595.

Lamar Dance Intensive Camp – Aug. 1-5 for ages 12 and up. Ballet, jazz, modern and hip-hop dance classes are offered. Participants may take morning, afternoon and full-day sessions. Contact: Karen Kessinger, 409-880-8037.